12 April 1958

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12 April 1958 - 16 Lettermen to Turn Out for Football...
16 Lettermen to Turn Out for Football MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Murray Murray Warmath will begin preparation preparation for his fifth season as head coach of the University of Minnesota Minnesota football squad when an anticipated anticipated group of some 75 candidates candidates reports on Tuesday, April 15 for the opening of spring practice. practice. The 16 lettermen expected to be on hand are Jerry Friend, Perry Perry Gehring, Bruce Hammond, and Kenneth Schultz, ends; Norm Sixta, Mike Wright, and Arnold Osmondson, tackjes; Everett Gerths Gerths and James Phillipe, guards; Jerry Shetler and Captain Mike Svendsen,' centers; Jim Reese and Bob Haake, quarterbacks; Robert Robert Soltis, halfback; and Ron Wailin, Wailin, fullback. Tom Moe, letterman letterman end, is participating with the baseball squad as a pitcher. Twenty lettermen will be missing missing for sure, with three others — Bill Chorske, Gerald Wallin, and Bill Martin — in the doubtful category. Chances are that Wallin Wallin will decide to play his final season. The 1957 reserves who will figure figure prominently in the spring workouts are Dean Odegard oi St. Paul, guard; Bill Kauth, Wisconsin Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, . halfback; halfback; Jack Hublou, Bismarck, N, D., center; Jim Held, Peoria, 111., halfback or fullback; Francis Brixius, Brixius, St, Cloud, tackle; George Meissner, St. Paul, end; Dave McChesney, Cornell, Wisconsin guard; Tom Robbins, Rochester fullback; Mike Skorich, Coleraine tackle; Larry Johnson, Edina quarterback. The gridders will work out two hours daily on Tuesday, Wednes day, Thursday, and "Saturday un til spring practice culminates in the annual Alumni - Varsity game on Saturday, May 17,

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 12 Apr 1958, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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