19 Nov 19858

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19 Nov 19858 - 70 Gophers End Careers Saturday MINNEAPOLIS...
70 Gophers End Careers Saturday MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Coach Murray Warmath calls them "the moat valorous and resolute group •with which associated." Yet their I have ever been team went seven games without winning, compiled a record so bad it brought down "fire-the-coach" cries against the man who praised them so highly. They art the 10 graduating seniors who play their final football football game for Minnesota Saturday against Wisconsin at Madison. "We said at the start we might lose quite a few games but we would never lose honor," said end Perry Gehring, one of the seniors. "We never have. And we won't against Wisconsin, no matter how the score comes out." During eight games Minnesota has played beneath its capability only once—in a 6-0 loss to Indiana. Ali/sfec/Hurf, but Regains Offense Lead NEW YORK (AP) - They didn't know if crippled Charley Milsted of Texas A&M could start against Rice last week. But the tailback picked up 185 yards to regain the lead IB total offense among the major college players. Milstead scored I touchdowns and passed for another while edging edging Iowa's Randy Duncan by 7 yards, 1,189 to 1,812. The race revealed revealed today by NCAA Service Bureau statistics is to tight that tine man who 1*4 a week ago, Virginia's It was off form against Iowa, also, but in both cases the team was so badly maimed by backfield backfield losses it had no attack worth the name. Otherwise Minnesota was a tough competitor all season. season. Saturday is the windup for Gehring, Gehring, Capt. Mike Svendsen, the center, and Ken Schultz, tackles Norm Sixta and Jerry Wallin, guard Ev Gerths, quarterback Jim Reese, halfback Bob Bolt is, reserve end Bruce Hammond and reserve guard Jon Jacoby. Rate Svendsen High Of these only Svendsen has any reasonable hope for post-season acclaim. Big Ten viewers call him one of the very best linebackers in the league, if not the best. Gerths and Gehring, however, are rated by coaches as among the better men at their positions, especially on defense. Sixta rallied rallied nicely this season after an off-year in 1957. Schultz has been a dependable football player for three seasons and Wallin did more with his limited ability than any man on the squad. Reese has been a stabilizer all season and Soltis a strong running back when healthy. Are 8 Veterans Warmath plans to start the eight veterans who have held down starting jobs at various times this year. Hammond and Wallin both figure to play extensively, The Gophers worked indoors again Tuesday to escape the snow. In the only lineup shift, Bill Kauth was restored as first string right half, replacing Artie Bomstad. victories rivals and with a The season against NOT. Nov. Nov. Dec. Dec. Deo. Dec. Jan.- Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Mat Program By The leaders the have But they gain Nationals. The night. to roll, Hawks Boston Pistons fifth raced half. The margin to period. winners Pettit The a fist of Detroit Boston. third nose. penalized. Bill had 20

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 19 Nov 1958, Wed,
  3. Page 12

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