THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
SECRETS OF GRID
shock of attack were untimed,
"Possibly the best example of the
value of rhythm in football I can cite
is a play made bj Dartmouth in the
GAYLE MOHNEY spent the
game last year. Dartmouth er Dart o the summer n the cool
ends, of spots of Canada, fishing and enjoying
kicked off to Chicago.
course went down with the ball. A' a smattering of lumber jacking. And
Chicago player tried for it, but missed. despite his case of tonsilitis he's going
The ball struck his head-geand to be ready for the opening game.
bounded toward Sage, of Dartmouth.
Acted in Timed Unison
CAPTAIN FRANK SMITH enjoyed
"Now remember, every Dartmouth himself during the summer engaging
player was acting in timed unison. in the thrilling pastime of baseball,
Sage saw the break, knew that if he and kept down to weight most of
broke rythm and tried for it, he
He passes the word along
My would recover the ball for Dart- - the time.
that he was never better as far as1 conmouth, but he also knew that the dition is concerned and that folks
Dartmouth line was three or four
expect a banner year
strjdes behind Mm and that Captain hereabouts may pile driving plunges
as a result of his
Parker was in unison and movement through the line.
jwith him. He would throw Parker's
Noted Dartmouth Coach Reveals
How a Light Team Can Win
by Employing Rhythm
Jesse B. Hawley, famous Dartmouth
football coach whose team last year
time and again through
heavier opposing lines, winning every
game played, says that the secret of
(the spectacular Green successes lies
"Rhythm, more than anything else,
unt, Sage continued his play, which
is the factor responsible for such sucwas to get his man out of the way for
cess as I have had as a football
Parker, so the latter could get the
coach," he writes in the October is
get away with it.
sue of Popular Science Monthly, re ball and
break the perfect team rhythm,
the opportunit to ranl
"Timed unison in thinking sfand
W undoubtedly could have
and acting gives eleven eager men on recovered the ball anjusfc
a football team an almost irresist- ht nofc haye been rfowne in Wg
able advantage over another eleven
kg Bufc he kn
that has not learned to
turnWs head tQ
the actions of individuals into team ag in
rythm. It is one of the most essen- - u on- rhthm and thafc
the baU at the exact ingtant
tial qualities of a successful football ga
team both as an offensive and as awhn
defensive Measure. I have proved inttf action
mis, time ana again, aunng my years
"The result was that Parker
of coaching at Iowa and at Dart- thirty yards for a touchdown." ran
Analyze Each Player
In the systematic planning of team
It is an engineering' fact, he points structure and development, says Hawout, that eleven men, timing their mo ley, the successful coach should analtions, with an exactness that enables yze each player for the following in- the eleven to hit the opposing line as herent qualities, listed in the order
oae man, can smash through much of their importance:
heavier opponents with an ease that
Courage, physical' skill, and mental
would be utterly impossible if the capacity. The last item includes abil- -
GIRLS AND BOYS
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PIEH did the Red Grange act during the summer months and carried
ice for the Lexington Ice Company.
His shoulder is now in the pink 'of
condition and ready for a bruising
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ity to understand theory of plan and
its details, fast decisions and initiaof brain and
"Courage, the great
heart of a man, that is vital," declares
"Without courage, intellectual capacity, brawn, skill all. sink
"Two years ago Larry Leavitt,
Dartmouth, fullback, gave a striking
illustration of what sheer courage
will do. We had gone up against a
team that displayed unexpected ability.
Leavitt was not in the best
physical shape, and we were holding
him back for what we considered
more important game. Toward the
end of the last half,,however, the score
the ball was in our possession in the
middle of the field.
Leavitt Wouldn't Quit
"Leavitt begged to be sent in. He
was. With him the team found just
one weak spot in the opponent's line
just one. Again and again Leavitt
plunged through that spot.
.tired, and battered; he wouldn't quit.
Every time he hit he gained from
three to four yards; never more; never
less. With tears in his eyes, but with
joy and tremendous courage in his
heart, he fought on until lie had
smashed his way across the goal line
winning the game for Dartmouth."
IKE OTT, from Smith's home town,
also played baseball and is ready for
the question. He is tan enough and
hard as tacks and says if he doesn't
make the team he'll know why.
Vaults supposed to be of Egyptian
origin, nave oeen iounu ntar tne site
of Fez in Morrocco, and are supposed
Si to be vestiges of a town destroyed
n,alyut the year 100 B. C.
ED DANFORTH SAYS WILDCATS M. E. POTTER IS
WILL HAVE FIRST DIVISION CLUB CHOSEN COACH
Considers Loss of Kirwan, Tracy, King, Rice,
and XDammack Relatively Small Matter
In Strength to Team; .Good
Athletic Council Takes Steps
To Encourage Intramural
Athletics at University of Kentucky
PRACTICE TO BEGIN SOON
Editor'sNote This is one of a series of articles dealing
with football prospects at Southern Conference institutions
written by Ed Danforth, sporting editor of the Atlanta Georgian, and which appeared in the Lexington Herald. Mr. Danforth, recognized as one of the leading football authorities of
the South, was formerly sporting editor of The Herald.
By ED DANFORTH
At last the Kentucky athletic pfowers have managed to sur
vive one campaign and enter another without changing coaches,
and prospects are that Coach Fred Murphy's sound football will
than one Southern
begin to take effect to the dismay
One might as weir take the Kentucky Wildcats right now as
club in the autumn gridiron race.
With 16 letter winners and at least 15 sophomores out on
Stoll field every day, with a schedule that will demand hard play,
every week,i the Blue is. m for the best season in years.
Kentucky lost Kirwan and Tracy from the backfield, and!
King, Van Meter, Rice and Cammack from the line. That is relatively a very small number.
Besides, these days it is not so much what has been lost
as what is left. And the leavings at Stoll Feld are pretty
rich in good football men.
A veteran rush line can be formed from Pence, Maloney,
Wert, Creech, DeHaven, Edwards, Portwood, Schulte and Fleah-ma- n.
M. E. Potter, formerly of the
University of Illionois and now con- nected with the physical education de- partment will coach intramural ath- - ames- Intramural teams will De given the
letics at the university during the
coming scholastic year. He will be ; benefit of a training room in the
by W. H. Hansen, also of the nasiun wh;ch has been lately
en and in whicn new lockers have
KENTUCKY'S 1926 SCHEDULE
October 2 Maryville at Lexington, Ky.
October 9 Indiana at Bloomington. ,
October 16 W. and L. at Lexington, Ky.
October 23 Florida at Jacksonville Fla.
October 30 V. P. I. at Lexington, Ky.
November 6 Alabama at Birmingham, Ala.
November 13 V. M. I. at Charleston, S. C.
November 20 Centre at Lexington, Ky.
November 25 Tennessee at Knexvilfe.
POSSESS GOOD BACKFIELD
Behind the line are twvo real bright quarterbacks, Mohney and
Jenkins, Ross and Phipps, two'fullbacks with a great deal of drive;
Captain Smith, Ellis and Kirkendall, three as clever halfbacks as
you'd find in a long tour.
The Kentucky attack can be varied, for the backfield
folks know their racket.
A strong reserve squad and possibly a regular or two can be
furnished by the freshman graduates. Tire team as a whole
should be capable of putting a lot of pressure on any opposing
set of forwards when it really bears down.
Kentucky gets away to a late start, which will give the
of a sort before their
coaches ample time tq develop
The Wildcats play Maryville October 2, then a week later
Indiana in Bloomington. With that much preliminary playing Kentucky hops into a Conference schedule, meeting Washington & Lee, Florida, V.P.I., Alabama, V.M.I. and Tennessee.
The Centre game, which is the state classic by tradition, is
scheduled the Saturday before Thanksgiving, indicating in a
small measure how lightly Kentucky is taking the Colonels this
MAY CRAMP STYLE
The schedule has the bad feature of heavy mileage and that
may cramp the Wildcats style no little bit. Just why some of the
"big games were not scheduled in Lexington may be a source of
wonder to the home folks.
Still, in view of the big squad, Kentucky is fairly well
fixed for the series of
And as said, championship teams do not leave their football
in Pullman cars. r
Kentucky's 1925 record follows: 13
6; 0 Washington and Lee, 25;
0 Chicago, 9;
14 Sewahee, 0; 16 Centre, 0; 0 Alabama, 31; 7 V. M. L
0; 23 Tennessee, 20- one-nig-
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For the promotion of this activity,
the city commissioners have donated
Scoville park, an athletic field which
is parallel to Upper street and across
Limestone from the university campus. Practice will start immediately
after the beginning cf the fall term
and teams will be organized into a
league to decide the championship.
It has not been decided yet by the
authorities in charge whether the
league will consist of class teams or
of company teams formed by the mil- itary department.
Scoville park, 170
feet wide and 600 feet long, will afford
a11 Knds of athletic
ample room for