15 April 1958

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15 April 1958 - Warmath to Seek Fullback MINNEAPOLIS...
Warmath to Seek Fullback MINNEAPOLIS (fl-MInnesota' Gophers trot out for Initial sprin practice today with one cositio definitely open to all comers. With the withdrawal of drivin Bob Blakley, coach Murray War math has only one letterman con tending for fullback. He is Ro Wallin, sidelined with the mumps Blakley emerged from the pac! of understudies last season wit] every prospect of being among th rated backs of the Big Ten. Hi absence for the coming campaign has put Warmath in the position winning Krueqer" Front Photo? crown the pas Rochester will b weeks t the openin Faribaull the progres bflb JJt vKi Cl that th ways to go.' seven dua District 2 af Lea, May Conferenc Faribault One tour at Roches meet a Minnesota wil 3. Albert Lea at Rochester U. ol M. of trying one and all to fill the vacuum. prospect: Top candidates among the fledg lings for the power spot are Roge Hagberg and Jim Rogers, both sophomores. Halfbacks Bob Soltis Jim Hide and Arlie Bombstat likely will get workouts also. Halfback Billy Martin of Chica go, whose status is still in ques tion, was slated to leave for horn where funeral services will be held for his daughter. The eight month-old child died Sunday Cause of death is undetermined pending a pathologist's report. The graduation of Dick Larson and Bobby Cox puts aerialist Jim Reese temporarily at the quarter back helm. But Warmath needs a backstop to make up for Reese's not too accomplished field run ning. Among the 60 or so newcomers Dean Odegard and Tom Brown appear strong contenders for the undermanned guard posts. Even if they qualify, Warmath will still need reserve strength in what is considered the Gophers' second weakest position. The Gophers are best fortified at center and tackles. Mike Svendsen Svendsen and Jerry Shetler provide experience experience in the ball handling department department while Norm Sixta and Mike Wright lend savvy to the defensive slots. With only 15 or 16 lettermen to bolster the new material, Warmath Warmath says he will concentrate even more than usual on fundamentals. fundamentals. He figures on only two or three game conditioning scrimmages, scrimmages, including the May 17 alumni alumni game. Hagen Scores Hole-in-One file The the Dodgers and Francisco and pennant telephone It gone and game. But were today opening baseball The Los San field before 23,400 at first major played in A total was games. BOSTON underdog Bruins with a Montreal ourth Stanley series. "There's iust got to ;o to work Boston The zoomed to By ors had ox did not nd so eading the Washington's lace may lubs start The 2 yesterday f 1958, wight

Clipped from The Austin Daily Herald15 Apr 1958, TuePage 8

The Austin Daily Herald (Austin, Minnesota)15 Apr 1958, TuePage 8
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