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GAMAGE EYES SOUTHERN CONFERENCE
past year by graduation, three of with a much better line In front of
were regulars. Drury,
tackle, and Thompson,
guard, will leave two big gaps In the
In the consideration of our sched
1929 line to be filled by freshmen. ule from year to year, expeclally in
Covington, one of the best ball car- the matter oral large
riers the University has ever had, would like to say that our school Is
will make a definite opening for in the most handicapped position
aspirant. of its career, if a team is an in
Walters, alternate tackle to Drury, ferior team, they can always scheda large game on their larger
and Ford, alternate to Covington, ule
opponent's home field. This type
will also graduate.
The remaining of game is generally known as (
Editor's Note The following article was given as a radio nucleus is large enough, providing practice game for the larger lnsti
address over Station WHAS, remote control studio at the iresnman material can fill all the tution. From an inferior team one
university, by Coach Harry Gamage, Tuesday, September vacancies under the strain of a hard must rise you supreme beheights
16, at noon :
scheduw. Three (reshmen backs a real money maker for the teams
Of the twenty-thre- e
have been lost since last fall about to place you on their sched
Conference schools there will be six Is competition, there is always ad Boardman, by eligibility, and Wool ule. In other words, the University
teams that will hold the spotlight ded interest.
ridge and Blckel with dangerous of Kentucky must climb to higher
of interest in intercollegiate football
The University of Kentucky is injuries that have deprived them of levels of recognition. An institufor 1930. On the other hand, how confronted with a far ereater nrob all spring practice. We have two tion of our type cannot afford to
can it be possible for us to have lem in football at the beginning of
positions to mend play a team for carfare, due to the
six champions? The question is, inis season tnan last. If we only dangerously weak
for the coming 1930 season in case heavy financial expenditures in its
Just how long will the interest of remember, at the start of 1929 our of any injuries; namely, tackjes and athletic program. For Instance, our
these six be maintainad after the team was not considered much of halfbacks. These positions were school sponsors four major sports,
season gets under way? The six a contender among the great teams
We besides numerous minor activities
teams to be thrown in the early 01 tne south; therefore, our respect those stung by graduation.
as well as paying off large indebt
season limelight are Georgia, Ten- Dy oiner teams was only average. must force strength only by to re edness in its athletic plant. With
nessee, North Carolina, Vanderbllt, As the team grewjn popularity
continuous growth a larger stadium
Alabama, and Kentucky. Not one season was over before anyone the serve material.
Since the unexpected tie with the and basketball necessary must be
of these teams lost any great num- ized any of its possibilities. real
built. It is not
ber of their 1929 varsity players. next season may be different. This University of Tennessee last ourselves about schedules, however.
EvEach and every one plays a strong ery opponent will point our direc- Thanksgiving, the interest in Ken We have a real one as it is, per
.schedule of Southern Conference tion the minute the season opens. tucky football has Jumped by leaps haps Just a little too real.
Boles, our athgames. From the best six teams in
nave always contended that de and bounds. Mr. been forced to
The personnel of the University
letic director, has
early season, one or perhaps two i
termination is one of the outstand
double the seating capacity of our of Kentucky for the beginning of
win be champions, two will have av- ing factors of success
in football, stadium in preparation for games the 1930 season was the greatest
erage seasons because they will lose and with
determination by such as Alabama here Novemoer 1. number we have ever been able to
a game or two, and the remainder practically added opponent,
will be considered very unsuccessThere Is one thing that we must have report to us for early season
ful. So gees the modern trend of Dumps on how easy it is for a few not lose sight of about the coming practice. This number Is fifty-fiv- e
Intercollegiate sports, but as a team
of each. Remember that football men. Of these we are hoping that
Five Flayers Lest
very little history or past. It at least half of them are football
nnd coach, why wu-rwhere there
Five good players were lost this has
contains almost entirely facts and players. At this early date we make
events of the present and the fu no distinction In classifying
ture. Therefore, let's all try to do grouping them, due to the faei that
we want to encourage every able
our best to side-ste- p
bodied boy on the campus to reseason one year hence. By this,
mean that it looks as though the port and make him feel that he has
None of these
1930 freshman team will be the an opportuntly.
weakest In years, when in reality a men will be put off the squad. The
real one was needed more than at inferior material will be organizany other time. We must remem- ed into a reserve team that will
ber we graduate thirteen men at compete in a schedule of its own
the close of this next seasonal year. under the guidance of a coach. In
Our enthusiasm is too concentrated this way, no man is ever cut off
into the present varsity season, either the freshman or varsity
rather than one and two years in squads. years boy who is a sticker
in practice is usually
recommended for a varsity K his
Enthusiasm should generally be senior year,
whether he has ever
divided and carried out over a long- played or not.
er period. Our respect in an athPractice Fairly Good
letic program to all our opponents
Our practice thus far has only
Is always that of consistency rather
been fairly satisfactory in some po
of short duration.
sitions and very dismaying and disLooks at Opponents
In the consideration of our home satisfactory at others. We are find
schedule throughout the season I ing more trouble to fill the open
thought it would be well to give a ings of Drury and Thompson than
little data on the personnel of some at any other position. Both men
of the opponents to be seen here working at present In these two po
this fall. Sewanee will probably sitions are much smaller and have
present its great ball carrier, Bob never had any varsity competition.
by Warrell, who made such a great If experience is of any value at all
of our line
reputation at Morgan Bell Acad I am sure that one-ha- lf
emy in Nashville a couple of years will be miserably weak. After finago.
kept this ishing one week of double-sessio- n
A broken ankle
great back from showing any real practice, we have accomplished very
promise his sophomore year. With little except that of dodging in
the Generals of Washington and juries.
Only one or two minor Injuries
Lee we will face Skyscraper Williams, the great end that makes us have cropped out thus far. Provid
all shiver while one of their forward ing we are able to mend the three
vacancies left on the varsity of
passes are afloat in the air. Thibl-deaand Maddox are their great 1929, our greatest trouble thereaf
threat in pigskin transportation, ter will be that of developing sufficient reserve material to carry us
while Mitchell, a
pound fullback, Is always danger through the strain of the entire
ous, running through any line.
schedule. Practice was started one
Cavaliers week later than most all other
From the Virginia
comes the mighty Thomas, whose Southern conference schools. The
reputation was not far from the top boys were all expected to return
as a ball carrier and passer this last to practice this fall with their lees
year. Virginia had a great fresh in good runnlig condition. In this
man team this past year and they way they were ready for hard fun
are naturally expected to improve damental wdrk before the first
week was far under way.
The monstrous floating tide from were given at once whereby leg conAlabama will then enter our gates ditioning was carried on by conpresenting one of their greatest stant signal drill.
Two or three forward passes were
teams of all times. Slngton and his
great team mates of that line will given so that our receivers would
get an enormous amount of runbe minus only one man of any importance to the 1929 machine, Tony ning for leg developing. The passHolm.
"Spinner" Campbell and ers in this way had plenty of opSuther, the two great Alabama portunity from the start to study
halfbacks whose injuries in early their receivers. Dummy blocking
season ruined them from a 1929 and tackling was held at the close
championship will be with them of the first day. This was used not
again this year. Remember, this is to study ability but only as a shoulMr. Wade's last year and what a der and body conditioner for the
year he desires to have. Only one players. The second day found all
thing we can promise; that the the men working with each other
game will bo played, wo believe the in fundamental blocking and tacklbest team will win, and, at the ing drills. These were not startworst, the greatest battle of all ed off at full speed, but only at an
average pace. Tho linemen would
times is assured.
Our annual feud with V. M. I. divide In sets of threes, whereby two
Is at home again this year. They of them could practice the shoulder
have always been been sports and block against the third man as
the greatest fighters we have ever their opponent. The wing backs
played. They have always defeated and ends would do likewise upon
us at least during half of the game. some man representing the defen
Dunn will be their outstanding sive tackle.
backfleld man this year.
Two blocking backs would prac
During this episode of descrip- tice taking an end out In an
tion I did not take you to Duke
play. The centers would
with us, and, inasmuch as I am sure practice shoulder blocking in conwe will all go to Tennessee, Just re- junction with their pass to a ball
member Hack and Mack and Dodd carrier. The running guards would
Places Six Teams In
perform as In pulling out of tho
line and interfering with the defensive fullback. Practice for these
were upon the dummies at first.
The third day most of the fundamentals Just mentioned were performed at full speed as well as every day thereafter.
The first actual scrimmage was
held the fourth day. This was
during the eighth session of the
week. A hard rain and muddy field
were fine for such an occasion
whereby it was practically Impossible to develop injuries. Most of the
work for this scrimmage was addressed as offense. Offensive teams
were used against the weaker defensive men on the squad. Nothing would be so ruinous as to place
two matched teams against each
other, especially when certain offensive ideas were trying to be carried out.
Being forced to compare the 1930
team with that of last year I would
say that first, fifty percent of its
success will depend upon the success, and failures of their opponents. We must remember that
there Is also another team on the
field of play during
with equal rights to victory. Our
1930 team will not be the defensive
team that represented the blue and
white last year. If serious Injuries
do not handicap our best ball car
rlers it will be more Interesting to
.watch an offense, viz: with the ball
in their position. It is doubtful of
being able to accomplish any great-- i
er feats than those of the 1929 ag- gregatlon.
"POOR" FARMERS PREFER
CARS TO HOME COMFORTS
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Farm
families in Virginia classified as
"poor" would rather have automobiles than home comforts.
That Is revealed in a survey by
the University of Virginia institute
for research in the social sciences.
The report shows that 43 per cent
cent of farm famlies classed as
of farm families classed as "poor"
STUDY SHOWS INHERITANCE
AIDS ATHLETE'S ABILITY per cent of the homes,In
there running water. None have
The Carnegie baths or modern heat, with modern
Institution o f Washington has lighting in less than two per cent.
found the relation of inheritance to
success in atheletics " Is as clear as
that of racing ability in horses."
WASHINGTON, D. C Ameri
To reach its conclusions, the In
stitutions genetic laboratory an cans, according to Dr. W. A. Kin-na- n,
acting commissioner of patalyzed heredity and performance
records of scores of atheletes, mak- ents, are more inventive than any
ing allowance for favorable training. other race. About 120 patents are
However excellent training may granted dally to American inventors
and since 1791, more than 1,750,000
be, the report says it cannot, compensate for lack of constitutional patents have been granted them.
This is nearly half the number of
characteristics that probably are patents which have been granted
derived from atheletlc ancestors.
the world over.
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