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 - Warmath Begins Search for Minnesota Grid Talent...
Warmath Begins Search for Minnesota Grid Talent By JIM KLOBUCHAR MINNEAPOLIS UB-Coach Murray Murray Warmath of Minnesota starts sola is in the sticky situation of coming out of a blow up season with personnel which for the most searching Tuesday — and there!part was second and third rank may not be enough telescopes at | in a year of disaster. the school to last him through the Warmath has said before his spring. Warmath won't exactly be stargazing. stargazing. A glance at Minnesota's 1958 team might surprise a few. He meant it might not get steamrollered steamrollered like the 1957 outfit did, spring football roster discloses a and might win a fair number of nearly empty sky in that respect, games. But the Gopher coach is going] Of the 75 candidates expected to be looking hard for items like these and if he finds some of them Minnesota may have a respectable team next fall: A fullback or two to fill the void left by the withdrawal of Bob Blakley. Some halfback speed and trickery trickery to spruce up the offense this season, especially if Bill Martin won't be around next fall, and the chances are pretty robust that he won't. One or two quarterbacks to back up Jim Reese, a good passer but no shakes as a runner. Some guards — of almost any description — to fill out the thin- est position on the line. Reserve strength at tackle to augment the good first team twosome twosome of Norm Sixta and Mike Wright. If* these aren't all the Gophers' sore points this season, at least they are good for starters. Minne- for Tuesday's opening drill, 15 will be lettermen if all show up. A 16th, end Tom Moe, is playing with the baseball team. Minnesota should have strength at the ends, good front line talent at the tackles and will be adequate adequate at center. Otherwise it will need powerful assistance from sophomores and members of last year's non-playing redstart crew. The lettermen expected for the opener are ends Perry Gehring, Ken Schultz, Jerry Friend and Bruce Hammond; tackles Sixta, Wright and Arnold Osmundson; guard Ev Gerths and Jim Phillipe; Phillipe; centers Mike Svendsen and Jerry Shetler; quarterbacks Reese and Bob Haake, and halfback Bob Soltis. Ron Wallin, who joins Rochester's Tom Robbins and Roger Hagberg as top seeded fullback fullback material, won two letters in the early 1950s before joining the Army. 3-0 Decision for Montreal; Lead Series BOSTON Ml The Montreal Canadlens held a game advantage over the Boston Bruins today on the bounce of three shots which hit the goal post in the third game of the battle for hockey's coveted Stanley Cup. Fabulous Maurice (The Rocket) Richard and little brother Henri accounted for the goals Sunday night as the Canadiens defeated the Bruins 3-0 to take a 2-1 lead in their best of seven series. The 36-year-old Rocket connected connected on 25-foot drives for the first and third goals, while Henri Rich ard lifted a 50-footer for the second second talley. "All three went in off the post," said Boston goalie Don Simmons, a standout in the split of two games in Montreal. Despite the victory, Coach Toe lake and his Canadiens still ooked forward to a rugged series gainst the Bruins, who finished mrth far behind • front-running Montreal in the regular National Jockey League season. a

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 14 Apr 1958, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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