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Egstad, Herman M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 30, Number 8 (May 1929)

Here and there in Badger sports,   pp. 281-284


Page 281


May, 1929                          THE WISCONSIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE        
                                    Page 281
               Here and Th here In Badger Sports
Wisconsin Men Get Coaching                  Frank Not Excited About     
          Junior Lightweight division,    I30
               Jobs                                  Eligibility        
        pounds: Nashban defeated Medler.
W     E have of late been reading a great  I F. A. "Sonny" Pyre,
Wisconsin's   Lightweight division, 135 pounds:
    deal about Wisconsin    athletes        faculty representative in the
Big   Junior Welterweight division, 140
who are getting   positions as track,  Ten athletic circles, has according
to the
football, and basket ball coaches for  Daily Cardinal, definitely expressed
his  pounds: Wrend  drew  with  Craig.
next year. Hear ye, hear ye:            approval for a one point average
eligi-   Welteweig      div       4p
  Stan  Binish, Green Bay, Wiscon-     bility standard which would be higher
 Nickel kayoed Thorsen in first round.
sin, who for the past two years has   than Wisconsin's present standing of
.8.  Middleweight division, i6o pounds:
been making a name for himself as a    He would not say, however, whether
or  Stephenson defeated Marsh.
tackle, has signed as assistant line   not he contemplated the proposal of
    Light Heavyweight division, I75
coach at the Virginia Military Insti-  such a standard at the meeting on
May  pounds: Mathias outpointed Strehl.
tute, Lexington, Virginia. He will                                      
          Heavyweight division:     Mansfield
his new duties next September.            Regarding the proposed I. average
as  knocked out Tobias in second round.
  Johnny Doyle, co-captain  of the     a standard for athletic eligibility,
Presi  -oe____ncnru
championship   Wisconsin  basketball   dent Glenn Frank says that he, "can't
  Prep Schools Decide Chai-
team  and a member of the varsity       get excited about a decimal point
as a                pionships
baseball team, will devote his energies controlling factor of student activity,
              pas     h     ad       l
next year to coaching basketball at    and this is not because I fail to
appre-  there have been three major prep and
Male high school, Louisville, Kentucky.  ciate the logical justification
of the  th  hool  three           at Mad
He will succeed Henry Brooks, a former  current discussion about eligibility,
but  high school tournaments held at Madi-
Badger basketball star. Doyle will be  simply because I think the whole busi-
 son under the direction of the Uni
graduated from the four year physical  ness has a touch of the unreal about
it."  versity of Wisconsin.
education course in June and intends     In justifying the faculty committee
  The first of these was the National
to assume his new position in the fall.  recommendation that .8 be the average
 Academy tournament, and here's how
  Lycan "Like" Miller, of La Crosse    for the eligibility standard,
Dean Scott  they finished:
and one of the few homestate boys to   H. Goodnight said, "Dozens of
students   .         Basketball
make Meanwell's basketball squads in   are available for athletics in comparison
 Second. .T.rri.
the past three years, has accepted the  to hundreds available for other activities.
 Second ...n Terrll
position of athletic coach at Dodgeville  Intercollegiate athletics take
more time  Third ..S. Manlius
high school it was announced recently.  than other activities and participants
in  Fourth ....-        St. John's
He will also devote some of his time to  them  find it more difficult to
make             Swimming
classroom instruction.                  averages because of the larger amount
   First...                       Culver
  "Bo" Cuisinier, Chicago, well known  of time they must devote
to athletics."  Second ...              Shattuck
backfield man on recent Wisconsin         Prof. Willard G. Blever, head of
the  Third ..         Racine, Elgin (tied
- - elvenshas been appointed to coach   School of -Journalism: "I know
of no     Fifth..                    Milwaukee
teams at Edgewood academy.              reason why athletic eligibility shouldn't
               Track
                                         be the same as that of other activities.First...
                      Culver
      Strong Frosh Squad                A  student can't graduate on an .8
      Second ..                 Mooseheart
                                         average."                 
             Third ..                .   St. John's
  It may be of interest to Wisconsin                                    
        Fourth.                  ... Shattuck
sport fans to know that one of the     All University Boxing Tourna-    
      The second was the state champion-
strongest freshman track teams in the                   ment            
        ship basketball tournament which was
history of the university has been                                      
        won by Wausau when they handed the
developed here this winter by Coach    W   E had some regular boxing in the
 contending Kenosha team a 22-17 de-
Guy Sundt, assistant to Tom  Jones.        little red gym earlier in the
month.  feat in a brilliant finale to the tourna-
After completing a schedule of five    The event was the I929 all-university
 ment. Other places were second, Keno-
telegraphic indoor meets, the Badger   boxing tournament finals during which
 sha; third, Beloit; and fourth, Oconto.
first year men are still undefeated.   a card of io fast bouts kept a crowd
of  Consolation places went to Columbus,
  Scores of the five meets are as follows:  2,500 customers in an uproar
throughout  first and Platteville, second.
Wisconsin .... 51 i6 Notre Dame. 47    the night. The crowning glory of the
   The third and last date was the Sixth
Wisconsin.... 5936 Illinois .  . 39H Y  card was the heavyweight bout between
 Annual Midwest Interscholastic relays
Wisconsin .... 75sY  Ohio State ... 23H .  Dynamite Mansfield and Moose Tobias
 under the management of Coach Glenn
Wisconsin .... 5I  Michigan... .48     in which Dynie successfully defended
his  Thistlethwaite. The meet was won by
Wisconsin .... 59g$o  Minnesota... 433 {o  title as all-university heavyweight
box-  Froebel High school of Gary, Indiana.
                                         ing champion by rocking the Moose
to  The meet was run off in a driving rain,
 JUSTIN M. "Sam" Barry, basketball     sleep with a right to the
chin in the  the result being that there was but one
    coach at the University of Iowa for  second round. A summary of the whole
 record broken-Divich, of Froebel high,
nine years has resigned and contracted  card follows:                   
        set the only new meet record when he
to coach at the University of Southern   Flyweight division, ii2 pounds:
Hales  cleared the bar at i2 feet 7 inches, over
California at Los Angeles, it was an-  stopped Frank in second round.   
    half a foot better than the record made
nounced recently. Barry is a Wisconsin   Bantam division, ii8 pounds: Good-
 last year by Allen of Salem, Ohio. On
graduate  and  coached  at Madison     sitt stopped O'Connor in second round.
 the whole, the meet was characterized
Central high school for a year after his  Featherweight division, 126 pounds:
 by the fact that everyone shared in the
graduation.                             Reich outpointed Lerner.        
        pickings.


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