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Army

Attitude on Athletics Clarified by Service Officials

Trackmen Vie
For Honors in
Tech Relays
A Michigan track squad, cut to 12
men by the loss of shot-putter George
Ostroot to the Army Air Force and
hurdler Bud Byerly due to an injury,
will battle it out with 36 other col-
leges and universi ies tonight at the
Illinois Tech Relays at Chicago.
Ostroot was ordered to report
March 22 by Air Force authorities
and has already left school. Bierly
injured a thigh muscle in the Confer-
ence meet and it has not responded
to treatment.
Squad Weakened
Coach Ken Doherty's depleted
squad, weakened also by the absence
of Cadtain Dave Matthews, Bob Ufer,
Ross Hume and John Roxborough
who are competing in New York to-
night, is not expected to place among
the leaders.
The Wolverines stand a good
chance to cop two meet titles-the
70-yard dash and the 70-yard low
hurdles. Burly Len Alkon and Chuck
Pinney, Conference champions in
these two events, respectively, are
rated an even choice to take the in-
dividual crowns.
Stiff Competition in Lows
Pinney will have stiff competition
from Jim Fieweger of Lawrence Col-
lege and Harrison Dillard of Baldwin-
Wallace College. Fieweger is the king
in the highs and lows, while Dillard
rates highly having beaten Ohio
State's Bob Wright and Michigan
Normal's Whitey Hlad in the recent
National AAU meet.
Michigan's Ernie Leonardi and Bob
Hume will run in the mile which
looms as a duel between Notre Dame's
Ollie Hunter III and Michigan State's
Bill Scott.

Vigorous IM Program of 'Coin bat
Sports Planned byCrisler_Leaders
Army officials and Athletic Direc- from "intramural sports" to simply training which will develop in them
toi Herbert 0. (Fritz) Crisler joined "competitive sports," which would be those qualities, capabilities and re-
forces today to plan the most vigor- the go-sign for intercollegiate foot- flexes associated with first-class phy-
ous and intensive program of intra- gs
, mural sports ever seen on the Uni- ball, among other things. sical condition and in particular toI
versity of Michigan campus. Ganoe said that baseball, golf, ten- prepare them for the arduous mili-
''That's the medicine- the Army nis, track and swimming are headed tary duties which await them upon
wants," they said, "and we've got the for the "back seat" for the duration. their return to troops," the War De-
facilities to do it." I Crisler and his staff will be utilized partment directive said.
Michigan officials have received a Trainee Good Material
comprehensive plan from the War "The fact that a trainee has passed
Department, clarifying the Army at- the required physical examination for
titude on competitive sports for the
first time ":::the Army and has successfully corn
Comat Spor t pleted the transition period from
C obat .ots S re sda te e . .
It calls for stiff doses of "combat. ."civilian to soldier indicates that he
sports,"-football, hockey, lacrosse is good material," it added.
and basketball-organized on an in- f "However, it does not necessarily
tramural basis. . :.<follow that he possesses the physical
The 'Army plan, consisting of 11 stamina or the basic skills to cope
full pages of typewritten data, does with the tasks that active duty will
not mention intercollegiate or inter- im o
campus sports, either positively orx impose."
negatively, but its "tone" is regarded ;: Four basic fields were suggested by:
here as being the most cheerful thing the Army to physical education di-
the War Deartment has yet said on rectors in planning the program:I
theaquatics, combatves, gymnastics and
Crisler pointed out that while a
recent announcement from Wash- obstacle courses and team sports.
ington said Army trainees "would not Teamwork Valuable
have time" for combative sports, this On the subject of team sports, theI
plan plainly states: six hours each : . : War Department said: "Recognizing
week, consisting of three periods of
two hours each, are to be devoted to '' .....:¢,. the value of teamwork and of com-
the physical training program. In petition in teaching men to think
addition trainees electing to do so quickly and act vigorously in the faceI
should be encouraged to devote a part 6f strong opposition, and as a means
of their daily and week-end periods of inculcating a "will to win," it s
of free time to training for, or par- oficlanga"lltwnits
ticipation in, intramural sports." recommended that, in addition to
Greatest Program the prescribed work in physical train-
Col. William A. Gane, command- FRITZ CRISLER ing which shall, itself, be made as
ing officer of campus military units, ..Wolver in Athletic Di ector competitive as practicable, intra-
agreed that "it'll be the greatest pro- who, inc ollboration withiArmy mural contests in competitive team
gram of hard, mass athletics ever ofic plannin winte"ifi- sports be strongly encouraged.
attempted here." bat sports" are to be stressed. "It is anticipated that as early
By midsummer the Army expects -- ----------- in the course as competitive groups
to have some 2,000 trainees of various
kinds studying in Ann Arbcir, and the by the Army to direct the physical can be organized, much of the Satur-
kidNtdig nAnA radt1e day afternoon free time could be de-
Navy will have 1,500 or so. education program. day ateo on te cos."
Both Ganoe and Crisler said they "The object of the program is tovc
"wouldn't be surprised" if the Army give the trainees in the shortest prac-
eventually changed its phraseology ticable time an intensive all-aroundI rrnv Gains 14

Matthews, Ufer, Two-Mile Relay Nimw hockey
Team Run in KC Games Tonight Letters Gire,

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Michigan's four-man aggregation
of Captain Dave Matthews, Bob Ufer,
Ross Hume and John Roxborough
were all set to launch an assault on
three championships tonight at the
Knights of Columbus Games in New
York's Madison Square Garden.
Matthews is entered in the special
1,000-yard run which brings together
Joe Nowicki, Fordham; Gerald Arver,
Penn State; Bill Hulse and Gene En-
zyke, New York A.C.; Les Eisenhart,
Port Clinton, Ohio; and John Serrie,
Bayonne, N.J.
Michigan's other specialist, Ufer,
will compete in the Casey 600-yard
run against a colorful field which
includes Lewis Smith, Texas; Fred
Sickinger, Manhattan; Bob Stuart,
Fordham; and Charlie Beetham, U.S.
Navy.
Relay Team Competes
The Maize and Blue two-mile relay
team of Matthews, Ufer, Hume and
Roxborough will fight it out with
Fordham, New York University and
other top-notch eastern quartets.
Featured event will be the Colum-
bian mile bringing together five of
the nation's outstanding milers, in-
cluding New York's Frank Dixon who
won the Boston A.A. mile in 4:11.4
and the National A.A.U. title in
4:09.6; Gil Dodds, Boston, who won
the New York A.C. mile in 4:08.8;
Indiana's Earl Mitchell who won the
Milh'ose classic in 4:08.6; Dart-
mouth's Don Burnham who won the
Intercollegiate 4-A mile in 4:16.2;

and Jim Rafferty, New York A.C.,.
the Metropolitan A.A.U. titlist, who
hit 4:17.8. Dodds is favored.y
Wright,Hlad Run
Ohio State's Bob Wright and avia-
tion Cadet Whitey Hlad, former{
Michigan Normal star, will battle it
out in the hurdles, while Herbie
Thompson, National sprint chain-
pion; Private Barney Ewell, and New
York's Ed Conwell top the 60-yard
dash field.
Frosh Coach Chet Stackhouse is in
charge of the Wolverine quartet.
Wings Save Abel, Orlando
DETROIT, March 12.- VP)- The
Detroit Red Wings, newly crowned
National Hockey League champions,
left forward Sid Abel and defense-
man Jimmy Orlando at home today
when they departed for Toronto
where tomorrow night they resume a
series with the Maple Leafs. Both
are suffering from minor ailments.
The Wings, who beat Toronto 2 to
1 last night to clinch the league
title, obviously were not taking any
chances by playing the pair before
the league playoffs that open March
21.

Nine Varsity letters were awarded
to members of Michigan's 1942-43
sextet yesterday by Coach Eddie Low-
Lettermen are Captain Hank Loud,
Grimsby, Ontario. Can.; Gordon An-
derson, Beloit, Wis.; Johnny Athens.
Duluth, Minn.: Roy Bradley, Detroit:
Bill Dance, Brooklyn, N.Y.: Bob Der-
leth, Marquette; Bob Kemp, Oakville.
Can.; Ed Reichert. Ann Arbor; and
Bob Stenberg, Milwaukee. Wis.
Reserve awards were presented to
Bob Mulligan, Cleveland Heights, 0.,
and Dave Pontius, Bronxville, N.Y.
The pucksters compiled a record
of one victory, two ties and ten de-
feats.
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MICHIGAN
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"Ree-Rally," a co-recreational
spurts event and square dance will
be held from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
today at Barb-our and Waterman
gyms, and all men and women
students are invited to attend.

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Varsity Athletes;
Two Captains Go
Recent orders calling up the Army
Enlisted Reserve Corps to active
ti iedt e eleve Corhletes o
the University of Michigan campus,
a survey showed here today. Three
others have gone to the Army Air
Forces.
Two team captains, Manley John-
son of the wrestlers, and Don Rob-
inson of the baseball team, are in-
cluded. Robinson is in the Air For-
ces and Johnson in the Army.
Other enlisted reserves, scheduled
to depart soon, are Dick Kopel, of
Detroit, Big Ten wrestling champ
at 125 pounds; Cliff Wise, of Jack-
son, a baseball pitcher; Don Boor, of
Dearborn, football and baseball;
Walt Friehofer, of Gary; Angelo
Trogan, of Saginaw; Pete Gritis, of
Chicago; Jack Karwales, of Chicago;
Bob Vernier, of Toledo; all of foot-
ball, Pat Hayes, of Highland Park, a
swimmer, and John Ingersoll, of Du-
luth, Minn., from the track squad.
Lou Kivi, Ann Arbor swimmer, and
George Ostroot, Ann Arbor shot put-
ter, will join Robinson in the air
forces.
Irish 'Model T' in
Garage for Duration

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SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 12.-
(/)-Notre Dame's Model T, which
made its appearance last football sea-
son, may be put in the garage for the
duration of the war for want of man-
power to make it chug.
Gone will be the T's gasline-
Cornie Clatt, a hight octane fullback
who led the Irish in running yardage;
Cornie Cowhig, Jim Mello, Dippy
Evans, Bob Livingstone, Tom and
Creighton Miller, Dick and Tom
Qreevy, Pete Ashbaugh. Most of these
backfield men already have departed
for the armed forces; the rest are
certain to follow by nex', fall.
Pass-master Angelo Xertelli, quar-
terback, is in the Marine Reserves
and expects to leave by summer.
Usually lush in material, Notre
Dame faces one of its biggest prob-
lems in football history-one that
may be solved only because the school
followed the Big Ten Conference in
making freshmen eligible for the var-
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New Baseball Proposed
CHICAGO, March 12-P)-Wil-
liam Harridge, president of the Amer-
ican League, and Warren Giles, gen-
eral manager of the Cincinnati Reds,
will meet with Commissioner K. M
Landis tomorrow to discuss the adop-
tion of a war-time baseball.
The proposed ball would have a
balata rubber-cork center rather

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