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T- -BE MICHIGAN DAILLY

PAGE THREE

TIlE MICHiGAN IJAILY PAGE THREE

Barr s Ankle

Injury

Dims

Outlook for.

Iowa

Game

V

the pe l e...
WITH DAVE GREY
A $S yr r,. . "r: r}x a . y:r, . "f

A-DayTo Forget
AN UNEASY atmosphere hung over Ferry Field yesterday aft-
ernoon.
Thoughts couldn't help but turn back to Saturday and "Minne-
sota, 1956," the homecoming game that rocked Michigan on its
football heels., A look to the future and Iowa away this Saturday is
also dampened with the news that halfback Terry Barr's ankle in-
jury is more serious than first suspected.
At present the Wolverine wingback must be put on the very
doubtful list to play at all in Iowa
City. His ankle, twisted when he
scored Michigan's lone touchdown
Saturday, has not responded com-
pletely to treatment, and it is still
giving him considerable pain.
It will be a good test for the
Wolverines this week to see if they
can snap back after a completely
disheartening defeat. There seems
to be no doubt that unbeaten Iowa
is going to be tough. The Hawk-
eyes, by the record, have not been
overly impressive with wins over
Indiana (27-0), Oregon State (14-
13), Wisconsin (13-7), Hawaii
(34-0), and Purdue (21-20).
But they have been gaining mo-
-TCmentum, and Coach Bennie Oos-
accurate arm terbaan and staff expect Iowa to
be more-than-ready before a sell-
out homecoming crowd of nearly 60,000.
Add to this that Michigan has'not been known as a consistent
winning team away from the Michigan Statium to the discouraging1
effects of the Minnesota game that may still be present, and you have
the feeling that Michigan has a major job ahead.
What happened against the Gophers? The best general an-
swerfor the letdown probably comes in one word - psychology.
Minnesota used a little of it mixed with a pretty effective offense
and a seemingly greater desire to win.
* * *
Michigan Had Chances,...
? MICHIGAN had its chances and just missed getting a two-touch-
down lead by the end of the first half. The line gaveway in the
third and fourth quarters. The lack of depth began to show as Minne-
sota applied its first-time-used pressure. In the style of Oklahoma,
quarterback Bobby Cox raced his offense through one play after,
another. Michigan was not ready for it.
Cox actually called most of his plays while at the line of scrim-
mage. The quick huddle would give the hike number or play direc-
tion. After he had looked over the shifting Michigan defense, he
would pick one of three or four standard running plays. A signal of
"20-20", for example, might mean a quarterback keep over center
with the helpful openings of the split T formation.
Oosterbaan called "mental preparedness" the key to stopping
such a high-paced attack. Michigan with an injury-riddled line was
a split second slower (the films show it) than the "fired up" Gopher
wall.
As a contrast to last season, Michigan has been able to keep the
edge in each game in statistics. It is with this primarily in mind,
that the explosive offense still gives room for optimism in the last
four games.
The Wolverines lead in first downs 90-62, rushing yardage 1066-
902, and passing yardage 593,375. Individual performances are high-
lighted by Barr's 6.1 rushing average, Ron Kramer's 12 passes caught
for 246 yards, Bob Ptacek's 10 of 13 pass completions, and John Herrn-
stein's six touchdowns.

Grid Expert
Outguesses
Daily Staff
In a week marked by upsets,
Jack DeVries of 548 S. State posted
a 16-4 record to win last week's
Grid Picks contest.
DeVries, a senior in the Literary
College, led a field of over 170
entrants, and even bested the
Daily's own Sports Staff, whose
top mark was a 13-7 slate forI
Sports Editor Dave Grey.
The winner of the Grid Picks
contest receives, two free tickets
to either the State or the Michigan
Theater.
This week's Grid Picks contest
is now underway. Entries should
be mailed to Grid Picks, Student
Publications Building, 420 May-
nard, or brought to .the second
floor of The Daily.
Entries must reach the Daily by
noon on Friday, Nov. 3. Please do
not forget to include your name,
address and phone number on your
entry.
It is important that you include
your forecast of the score of the
Michigan-Iowa game, as this will
be used in case of ties.
THISWEEK'S GAMES
1. MICHIGAN at Iowa
2. Arkansas at Texas A&M
3. Army at Colgate
4 B a.v l rf. TCT

New Job

By DAVE LYON
Gomberg and Cooley moved into
the residence halls' touch football
"A" first place playoffs by scoring
victories at South Ferry Field yes-
terday.
Though upset by Winchell,
Greene also backed into a playoff
berth. The fourth team to play
in the championship series has not
yet been determined.
Defending residence halls' "A"
champion Lloyd could not cope
with Gomberg's Bruce Fox, who
threw four touchdown passes to
lead the Big Red to a 27-0 victory.
Bill Earl caught two of Fox's
scoring tosses, and Bill Wheat and
Ted McVay scored ol, the other
two. Wheat, McVay, and. Fred
Channon added Gomberg's extra
points.
Effective Defense
The Gomberg defense functioned
effectively, contributing to the
only shutout in the afternoon's
nine-game schedule.
Cooley's Kim Greene ran back
an intercepted pass for a touch-

ornberg, Cooley, Greene
Win Top Playoff Berths

CHICAGO (P)-Al Lopez, a mild-
mannered, astute baseball man
whose biggest vocal outburst was
against Cleveland fans after they
booed his third baseman, Al Rosen,
was named manager of the Chi-
cago White Sox yesterday.
He succeeds Marty Marion as
the White Sox field boss. Marion
resigned last Thursday under front
office pressure.

down, then added the extra point
to provide his team with a 7-6
squeaker over Scott. John Twomey
scored for Scott in the last min-,
ute of the game.
In the day's big upset, Winchell
st o p p e d previously-undefeated
Greene, 13-6, in overtime. Harry
Kincaid and Lynn Martin scored
for the winners, and Lockwood
tallied for Greene.
Herb Deromedi tossed two scor-
ing aerials to pace Van Tyne to
a 12-7 overtime win over Hinsdale.
Intramural officials check
at the I-M office for changes
in this week's schedule. .
-Shel Chambers
Field Supervisor
Deromedi passed to Don Herskovitz
for the winning touchdown in the
overtime, although Hinsdale pick-
ed up an extra point 'for the most
overtime yardage.
Lead Evaporates
Allen-Rumsey saw a 12-7 lead
evaporate in the last 13 seconds,
when Nick Liakonis scored to pro-
vide Taylor with a 14-12 victory..
Terry Miller scored the other Tay-
lor touchdown and both important
extra points. Jon Kruger and Stan
Majewski tallied for the losers.
A safety scored in the last three
minutes broke a 6-6 tie and en-
abled Hayden to edge Reeves, 8-6.
Touchdowns were scored by Hay-
den's Dick McElroy and Reeves'
Mike Croskery.
John Wiley scored two touch-
downs and quint Sterling three in
Williams' 32-7 rout of Chicago.
Dick Blacklaw scored two touch-
downs, one on a double-reverse
pass play, to .lead Wenley over
Michigan, 13-6.
Dick Clifford scored one touch-
down and passed for the other two
as Strauss rolled over Adams, 20-6.

Sooners Head AP Poll;
Michigan Drops to 17th

INJURY MORE SERIOUS - Michigan halfback Terry Barr's
ankle injury is more serious than first suspected. His participation
in the Iowa game is doubtful at present. (See "Greyline").
Big Ten Committee Labors
To Form New Athletic Code.

4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.

tsayor at A.uU
Georgia Tech at Duke
Illinois at Purdue
KejAucky at Maryland
LSU at Mississippi
Marquette at Indiana
North Carolina at Tennessee
Notre Dame at Navy
OSU at Northwestern
Oregon at California
Oregon St. at Washington
Penn at Harvard
Penn. St. at Syracuse
Pittsburgh at Minnesota
SMU at Texas
Stanford at UCLA
Wisconsin at MSU

By The Associated Press
Tennessee's 34-7 triumph over
groggy Maryland lifted it to third
place with 8 firsts and. 1,302
points.
Michigan State lost all of its
first-place support but picked up
enough'points, 1,029, to grab
fourth place.
Iowa moved all the way from
12th to seventh on its 21-20 vic-
tory over Purdue, Minnesota, un-
ranked a week ago, elbowed into
eighth by upsetting Michigan 20-
7. Last week the Gophers were
tied at 17th.
Only four games pairing teams
in the first 20 are scheduled for
this weekend: Iowa (7) plays

Michigan (tied for 17th), Minne-
sota meets Pittsburgh (11), Penn
State (12) visits Syracuse (tied
for 17th), and Clemson (13) takes
on Virginia Tech, (tied for 15th).
The top teams, with first-place
votes and won-lost records in pa-
rentheses:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Oklahoma
Georgia Tech
Tennessee
Michigan Stat

CHICAGO (P)--A special six-
man committee labored yesterday
on a new recruiting and subsidiz-
ing Big Ten athletic code.
It will take at least two days toE
draw up and no announcement will
be made until late today.
The new code is in answer to
a recent report on Big Ten ath-
T ime Change
Time for the Monday Quar-
terback films at theMichigan
Union of each Saturday's game
has been changed from 8 to 8:30
p.m.
letics which revealed abuses and
called for a change to curb them
or leave the conference open to
all kinds of charges and criticisms.

DIVISION RACES TIGHT:
Lions Win Fifth Consecutive Game

The main part of the new set
of rules ties all aid to athletes to
proven need calculated by formula.
The plan will be presented to the
Conference at its winter meetings
in December and will become law
if it receives unanimous approval.
Only one vote against it, how-
ever, would be enough to force'
submission to all Western Confer-
ence faculty groups for a vote.
There are indications that there
will be some opposition. This will
be mainly from alumni, particu-
larly those of the smaller and less
powerful Big Ten universities who
think ironclad restrictions would
be an even larger disadvantage
than they are now.
Athletic directors and coaches
for the most part are expected to
back the new. plan.
Members of the special com-
mittee working on the code are
faculty representatives Dean V. C.
Freeman of Purdue, Prof. George
H. Young of Wisconsin and Prof.
Robert F. Ray of Iowa; and ath-
letic directors H. O. "Fritz" Crisler
of Michigan, Robert Larkins of
Ohio State and Ivan Williamson of
Wisconsin.
Peaks Through
EAST LANSING (I)-Clar-
ence Peaks, Michigan State's
great senior left halfback from
Flint, has played his last game
of collegiate football.
X-rays showed today that
Peaks tore a cartilage in his
left knee in a defensive play
during the second half of the
20-13 MSU upset by Illinois
Saturday.

Turkey Slides by China, 1-0,
In International Soccer. Tilt

5. Texas A&M+
6. Ohio State
7. Iowa
8. Minnesota
9. Miami Fla.
10. Stanford
11. Pittsburgh
12. Penn State
13. Clemson
14. Geo. Wash.
15. Baylor
V. Tech (tie)
17. Mich.
Syracuse
Ore. St. (tie)
20. Southern Cal

W L
(5-0)
(5-0)'
(5-0)
e (4-1)
(5-0-1)
(4-1)
(5-0).
(4-0-1)
(4-0-1)
(4-2)
(4-1)
(4-1)
(4-0-1)
(5-0-1)
(4-1)
(3-2)
(4-0)
(4-1)
[1(4-1)

Total
1,768
1;614
1,302'
1,029
957
626
584
440
357
198
172
142
123
98
61

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By SI COLEMAN
Five weeks are gone in the Na-
tional Football League and each
division finds itself with a two-
team race.
In the Western Division the De-
troit Lions maintained their fired-
up pace by winning their fifth
straight game of the season, 16-7,
against the Los Angeles Rams.
The Lions' rugged defense,
coupled with Bobby Layne's kick-
ing were dominant in figuring to-
ward the Lion's victory. The de-
fensive team was responsible for
stopping the Rams' offensive push
twice within the 10-yard line.
The Chicago Bears remained hot
on the trail of the Lions by drop-
ping the San Francisco 49ers, 38-
21, in he other game out on the
Pacific Coast.
Fullback Rick Casares scored
four touchdowns in leading the
Bears to their fourth win this
year. They have one loss. The com-
bination of Ed Brown to Harlan
Hill plus Casares' phenomenal run-

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ning was just too much for San
Francisco. George Blanda con-
tributed a field goal and five point
to the Bear cause.
Baltimore Defeats Green Bay
Baltimore forced Green Bay into
a third place tie by beating them,
28-21. Lenny Moore, last year's
star from Penn State, electrified
the crowd twice with runs of 72
and 79 yards respectively. Tobin
Rote's passing provided all of
Green Bay's scoring..
Over in the Eastern Division, the
race for the championship is even
closer. There we find a tie for first
place as a result of Sunday's
action. 4
The Washington Redskins acted
the role of spoilers as they beat
the previously undefeated Chicago
Cardinals, 17-14. This defeat, com-
bined with a New York Giant win,
placed these two teams in the first
place tie.
Washington trailed at half time,
14-3, but roared back with two
touchdowns to give them the win-

ning advantage. Al Dorow, former-
ly of Michigan State, passed for
both of the Redskins' scores.
One-Sided Victory
Meanwhile, the New York
Giants, playing in Yankee Sta-
dium, won a one-sided victory over
the Philadelphia Eagles, 20-3. The
Giants impregnable defensive wall
held the Eagles to a mere 59 yards
rushing.
Alex Webster and Frank Gifford
scored for the Giants, and Ben
Agajanian added two field goals
for the margin of victory.
In the other game of the East-
ern Division, Pittsburgh defeated
the hapless Cleveland Browns, 38-
21. It was the Browns' fourth de-
feat in five games.

for your CREWCUT

A fiery Turkish eleven defeated"
a rough China team, 1-0, in a re-
played match of the International
Students Soccer League last Sun-
day afternoon at Wines Field.
After playing one tie game,
Turkey met China once again and
gained a victory. After a scoreless
first half, Captain Mustafa Bozma
broke the ice by making the lone
score for Turkey.
The Chinese team played a
rough and tumble game and gave
the Turkish squad a good fight,
displaying excellentdefense.
In the other match of the after-
non, Venezuela tied Latvia, 4-4, in
a hard-fought battle.
Alvara Estrella and Armando
Vargas contributed two points
apiece to the Venezuela score.
Arthur Linde scored twice for the
Latvia eleven and two of his
teammates tallied one point each.
The final match, which will de-
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termine the champion, will be
held on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 1:30
p.m. at Wines Field, when the
Turkish team will meet the Inter-
national eleven.

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