THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
ON BASKETBALL FLOOR
Armory Crowded With Candidates for Various
Training for the coming Campus
Leaguo Basketball series Is now In
full swing. Last Friday afternoon
the candidates for the various teams
reported to Mr. Boles, who, with the
assistance of Coach GUI, began the
organization of the eighth Campus
Each afternoon this week the basketball floor In the Armory has been
crowded with enthusiastic youths aspiring to places on their Cla3s or
College Squads. Light practice has
been In order, and there have been
Bevcral afternoons of scrimmage between the temporary squads. Coach
Gill Is on the floor each afternoon to
make suggestions and to see that the
matter of squad organization Is completed before the Christmas holidays.
Immediately after the holidays the
first games of the series will be
Two or three of the teams have already completed their organization
and have elected a captain and a
However, most of the
teams are handicapped either by a
which to choose a quintette or a lack
of material. For instance, the Freshman squad is now composed of more
than twenty men, while the Junior
and the Senior squads have barely
enough men for a complete team
each. The College teams have good
material, but the squads 3eem to lack
leaders, and the development of their
organizations has been slow. However, all eight of the squads will be
selected and will be rounded into
shape before the middle of next week.
The bronze basketball watch fobs
which are to be given to the seven
uen and the manager of the team winning the Campus League championship are furnishing additional inspiration to the aspirants to the various
squad3, and great deal of interest is
being demonstrated in this series.
WILD CAT QUINTETTE
PROMISES BIR SEASON
January 13 Maryvllle nt Lexington.
January 17 (Cumberland College
January 24 Wcsloynn nt Winchester.
February 6 and 7 Cumberland
College nt Williamsburg, Ky.
February 14 Cincinnati at
TO HOLD BASKETBALL
The Wildcat Basketball quintette of
1920 promises to become one of the
fastest and best organized machines
this University has had in many
years. Judging from the material reporting at first practice there will be
an open season for baskets and no
bag limit for the 'Cats.
Competition is waxing strong
old men and the many new
who are fighting for their rights.
The old men to report for the first
Shanklin, Lavin, Morris and Parker.
Ireland, an old "K" man, is back for
the season, and Blakey, a letter man
or Centre, is eligible this year, while
Wilhelm and other men are buck after
one or more years' absence from college. The other men out for honors
are Clark and Carr, from Somerset
The nnnunl Kentucky Athlqtlc Association basketball tournament will bo
held nt the University March 12 and
13, it was announced last week by
Athletcl Director Boles, who is sending out lotters to nil high schools in
the Stnto urging them to send a team
February 21 Wesleyan at Lexto participate In the contest.
The High School tournament which
28 Cincinnati at Lexington.
was held at the University lnst year
March 12 and 13 Cumberland at
was won by Lexington High over
seven other high school teams. This
Two games with Union College,
year at least twelve teams nre exDf
pected to take part in the contest.
Expemes for eight men from each
high school will be paid by the AthHi; Smith, Fuller and Colpitts, from letic Association of the University
from Louis- and entertainment will be furnished
ville, and Ridgeway from Shepards-ville- . the visitors while in Lexington. A
silver loving cup will also be given
The schedule for the season has not to the winner of the tournament and
been completed as yet and no engage- the team will be declared State
ment has been made for the first
game which will take place on January 10. The remaining schedule is
"K" MEN AND WOMEN
as follows: Monday, January 6, school
begins; Saturday, January 10, open;
Monday, January 12, Kentucky WesOfficers Elected and Committee Apleyan, offered; Saturday, January 17,
pointed to Draft Constitution.
Cincinnati at Cincinnati; Friday, January 23, Maryvllle at Lexington offerA meeting of all the letter men and
ed; Exams. Saturday, January 31,
women of the University was held
Georgetown at Lexington;
Friday afternoon, December 5, in
February 6, University of Tennessee
Chapel, for the purpose of
at Lexington; Saturday, February 7,
the University "K" Association."
University of Tennessee at LexingThirty men and women who have won
ton; Saturday, February 14, Centre at
letters In Kentucky athletics were
present at the meeting.
Georgetown at Georgetown; Saturday,
Eger Murphree was elected presiFebruary 21, Wesleyan at Lexington;
dent of the organization, Lily CromFriday, February 27, University of
and Patrick Campwell,
Tennessee at' Knoxville; Saturday,
A commitbell, secretary-treasureFebruary 28, University of Tennessee
tee, composed of Messrs. Campbell,
at Knoxville, and Saturday, March 6,
Lavin and Thompson, were appointed
Centre at Lexington, offered.
to draft a constitution for the organization. Every effort will be made to
It is suggested that we keep our improve the athletics of the institu
coal this winter in the empty sugar tion and to secure winning teams in
bowl. Amsterdam Recorder.
all branches of collegiate sport.
In Selecting a University
For a college education, there are five things
to be taken into consideration :
The men at the head of the Insti-
Old "K" Men Compete With
Newcomers for Basket-
Chrysanthemums, Roses, Carnations, Corsages
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Kentucky High School Team to
Guests of University.
The scholastic standing and ability
of the Teaching Staff.
3. The location and advantages of
Equipment, buildings, laboratories
In all these respects the University of Kentucky commends itself to those seeking a higher
institution in which to carry on their education.
All Departments, including Liberal Arts,
Sciences, Agriculture, Law, Education, Mining,
Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.
The Government needs trained men and
women; college training will bring the result.
PRESIDENT FRANK L. McVEY
University of Kentucky
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