Clipped From The Charlotte Observer
Southern Conference, With 15 Colleges As Members, Is Formed At Atlanta Meeting Strictest Regulations Proposed for Any Similar Association in . Country Will Govern New Conference; Athlete is Forbidden to Engage in Athletics at More Than One College. Beoome Effective January 1, 1922. ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 26. Fifteen colleges, representing every iection of the south, today completed organization of a new athletic association to be known as the Southern Intercollegiate conference, under what are said to be the strictest regulations proposed for any similar organization in the country. (f) The regulations adopted to pro tect the Integrity of athletics not FIRST KOX IX CAMP. WAXAHACH1F-, TKX, Feb. 2. The Brut continent of the Chicago While Sox 1uih null club arrived here today for spring training. J. Louis i'oiniskry and William Glra.oii are in charge. The remainder of llw team is due here Vucsda)-. IN BECK HAS 33 MEN SIGNED Columbia Manager Relying on Semi-Pro Players. Six Catchers, Twelve Pitchers, Ten Infielders and Five Outfielders on Roster. K portal to The ObMTTvr. UOLL'MBU. Feb. 26.--Manager Zinn Beck and President Dixon Foster tonight announced the Comers of 1121 for the first time. The list shows S3 players. Including six catchers, 12 pitchers, 10 Infielders and five outfielders. only Included the one year rule and the three year rule but went a step further by stipulating that no athlete having attended a college can go to another college and engage in athletics under any circumstances. It was decided to put the rules into etiect January l, 1922, so as not to interfere with existing contracts. It was decided by the representa-tlven of the IB institutions present to admit one more to the confer-enco, and the hope was expressed by many that Vanderbllt university would decide to become a member. ynder the rulesdopted no freshman can play on any team In the conference, nor can any athlete participate in college athletics for more than three year These three years must also toe gotten in within four years from the date of matriculation. Harmony prevailed throughout the meeting, it was stated and belief was expressed that the way now is open for renewal of athletics' relations between Tech and Georgia, Alabama, Auburn and Washington and Lee and Virginia. The colleges forming the Southern conference are among the leading teams in the Sovjth Atlantic section and In the S. I. A. A. They are Maryland, University of Virginia, V. M. I., Washington and Lee. North Carolina State, North Carolina university, Oemson, Georgia Tech, Georgia, Alabama, Tulane, Auburn, Mississippi A. & M., Tennessee and Kentucky.