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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Solurday, April 1, 1772 THE UTHBRIDGS HERALD 13 Mixed, nidi's learns in third place SASKATOON WiUi JeaneUe Smceil leading the way Ilic women's team soutlitirn Alberta moved into the lead at the Western Canada five-pin bowling cham- pionships being lieltl here. At tho halfway mark, after a four-game block, the south Al- bert ans have a narrow 15-pin lead over the host Saskatoon club. Mrs. Smecd rolled a to- tal as tlie Alberta squad chalk- ed up points, Saskatoon had a 4.013 total while Vic- toria was third at just 22 points off the pace. Joining Smeed on fha south Alberta team were D i a n n e Violint, Bca Salmon, Eleanor Dorigatti and Sandra Westling of LcUibridge and Sharlolte Plaio of Medicine Hat. Meanwliile, tho two remain- Ing south Alberta teams are in pood positions in men's 1'lay as well as mixed. In mixed action the defend- ing western champs are in tliird place. Saskatoon has the lead wilh a pinfall of thanks to a brilliant four-game score of by Barb Phelps. Port Moody, B.C. is second with and tlie south Alber- ta representatives have In men's competition, the D.C, north team rolled a fine total in their fourth game Friday to take the lead with 318. Second was Vancouver with while southern Al- berta was third with The final four-game rolloff Is set for today. Meanwhile British Colombia has picked up three of the four titles decided after tho second day of the Western Canada five-pin bowling championship Friday. Bowlers from the province picked up victories m the men's singles, (lie women's sin- gles and the men's closed sin- gles. Man' Krantz, representing central B.C., rolled an eight- game total of 2.2SQ to win the men's title and Helen Robinson of Vancouver took the women's singles with i 3r: Krantz, who was second after Uie first block of four games Thursday, rolled 1.064 Friday i? on games of 261, 298, 321 and finished second wilh a total oi Third place went to Rich- ard Grubb of Vancouver with Kobinson came from eighth place after the first day to win the women's championship. She added Friday's four-garne series to the opening-day 999 for a winning total of Her Individual games Friday were 312, 2O1 and 209. Bcv I'oy.s, rupixftcnting south Saskatchewan, finished second with while Sharlotte Plato of southern Altxirfa finished third with Bill representing B.C. Kootpnay, won the men's closed singles. Lobban, who 234. Bill Murphy of Edmonton -By Pat Sullivan CASUALTY OF HOCKEY FIGHT Ray Anttilo of the Ottawa lies unconscious on the Ice In Ottawa ofter a hockey game between 67s and London Knights. The gamo erupted inlo a fight and Anttila suffered a broken nose and cheekbone. Canucks came back 4-4 By IAN MacLAINE Canadian Press Staff Writer Veteran Kalph Backstrom eeemed determined that Van- couver Canucks will finish no higher in the National Hockey League's East Division than his Hawks at St. Louis Blues and California in Los Angeles. On Sunday it is Montreal In New York for a preview lo tteir Eust Division semi-final, Minne- -sota at Vancouver. Toronto in Boston for anotiier possible East semi-final preview, Phiiadelphia Los Angeles Kings do in the Wesj vis i ting Buffalo The 14-year-velcrnn spiked at Pittsburgh and Detroit Ilie Canucks bid to move in I Wings in Clucago. the standings when his 22nd with 55 seconds remaining nulled the Kings into a -1-1 tie at Vancouver Friday night. W e d n e R d a y nigM, Backstrom's goal wilh 56 sec- onds left in Hie game that sealed a 4-2 Los Angeles win, Kings long ago were con- ceded tlie West Division base- ment but Vancouver saw their chances of taking sixtli in Uic East snuffed out by the tie. SCHEDULE NEAIIS E.M) In Uie only other Friday game, Minnesota North Stars edged California Golden Seals 2-1 in a contest that meant little to the final standings. The Stars had already clinched second place in the West and California sixth. Tho regular schedule ends this weekend, starling with five games Pen- guins nt Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins at Montreal Can- ad iens for an afternoon game, New York Hangers at Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Black Uackstixjm's shot deflected past goaltendor Kd Dyck off Vancouver defcnceman Greg Bbdcly. U was Tlie 34-year-old centre bad been robbed of a goal moments before when Boduy smothered his shot towards an open Van- couver goalmouth with Dyck far out of position on the play. The tie was a disappointment to more tiian Vancouver fans who watched the fired-up Canucks fight br.ck from a 3-0 deficit to take a 4-3 lead on goals by Barry Wilkins, Orland Kurtentjaeh, Andre Boudrias and Wayne Maki. It left the Canucks three points behind Buffalo with only one game to play. A Buffalo-Vancouver t i e would have gone to the Canucks on wins. T ii e Minnesota-California game went two scoreless pe- riods before Danny Grant and Jean-Paul Pa rise scored about two minutes apart to send the Slars inlo a 2-0 lead. Three teams open with triumphs By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff DUNLOP FORD WILL PAY CASH FOR YOUR CAR! HURRY IN! Our Buer Is WILD! Contact the Wild Used Car Buyer of; Corner M.M. Drive and 16lh Avenue South Phone 328-8861 Rookie Reg Leach's goal M exactly two minutes after Parise'.s score, mined veteran Gump Worsley's bid for ii shut- out. Tlie big sot for tonight are in Toronto awl Philadelphia. Tlic Leafs need only a tie with New York to clinch fourth place m (he East with Detroit, two pom's back, srhedulrd (o play their final game Sunday at Chi- cago, while Toronto is in Bos- ton. The Flyers could lock up fourth in the West with a win over Pittsburgh, Tliey currently lead by two points. PHILADELPHIA 3 BUPf-ALO 1 First Perkd 1. FJutfalt', LcrenU 1 said in an inter- view that he "probably will have to give tip competitive swimming after the Olympics" this summer in Munich. "It's sad to give up something you've put so much into, but you have to go into other said Spitz, who has been accepted at the dental school of Indiana University. Spitz has set records in seven shimming events. He also led Indiana to its fifth consecu- tive NCAA swimming and div- ing championships last week. Roundup of Bowling CAPRI BOWL THOMAS AD A.MS Jean MS Flo Nyqulst 753 Mary Kirkby 3i7; Way Hie- berr Jean Christie 374 (HUl John Kovacs Vii9; Dm Taylor Jii Bill Hamilton 310 CyrH 307j Norm Tolley 296 Pedersen 318 CREEDS SHOES Ken Kuril 374 Brucfr Can'isld Jock Mutgrew 307 John 353 Tak 314 Joe Dimnik Dcryl Rempel 373; Mary Onofrychuk 761 Cleanor DorjflaHi J86 Llntfri CAGIES LODGE Anderson ?3J; Doug McCa'lhy S41; Grni'es 73i; Cyril Barr.ett 157; Helen ?11; Ann G.-.rds W; C e n W n P 1 1 131; 1 1 1 5 P I p 2 Mfl xl n a R i c h a r rts J I K t h y L 1 1 c, n ?I3; Gco ZaryfH ?Jrt; TJorm 240. FRIENDLY LEAGUE Pefer Sncdrfcn :i8; Mary Kirk by 231 Rcss 213j Earl Lodge 209. WEDNESDAY MORNING Bern! ce Hay )77; VI Antlcrson 755; Vera rJ'r.L-.nHs in Ifarr JMr son JSC; itrclicv FM Harr ison Charlotte Peld 555 Ber- harba Buljert ItQ. Angefe Morrison 176; Martha Hle- bert 762 Alice Kennedy 312 Masa Gosninmon Rlckey DeGroot 373; Betly Palerson 370 [671 Lynna Lcnayel Jean 270 Alice Kollbas 378 Isabel 2S7 Wary Thomson 259 Rose McNab 263 HIGA'S Ph.yf Harrison 741 Marqe Clerke 3iA Edith Voth Shirley Alexander Wjrg 3J1, Barb Scallergood 239 Lyr.n Turntiull ?4Q, Lorralna Pen- KAt Mann 350 Mnrge Ncrly Annefte Ucvllle "S3 (Jin. B AND E HARDWARE Barr'natom An- tfcj-jrm Brian Anrtc-rson US fi oh OIr, h kl 7 7 i, Rill IMsn i I tori J11 Alf Pcdrlnl iJfi OHo Pan- kolay 2M, Gf.cn Edwards 297, Rrr- nifce Pa van Uf Leons Pfd- rinl 3Afi Marv Wishnevikl 2S7, Bob Costanin 3U JUNIOR SHOP Margs Hupties 154; Pormn ?iS; Dora Blue "JRA fWil; Marg Seelried 25-i; Vora Hiitiolls 355 Dorolhy Pal Plornp ?44 Peo Furry 296 V.'iliwi Rae Chumik ?4J; Tfiterii 24jj Bsfty Hobbi Rempel 313 At Taylor 31 TaX Kalakarnl 353 Andy Mar- lln 332? Oavs Smeecf 294 Bruno At Smith Sam Gl- rardl 3M Norm Tolley 2S-9; Bill Hamilton ?5? (790, SPFRDYJ, Jean Kwkoikl 257 Batty Coulls 271; Jean Christie Aya Waksmura SSS; Ann Todd 169 Sally Urn 25) Olanne Parascak 301 Irene 241; Mary Oncrfrychuk ?44 Wll- ma Wlnltr 7-JS, SIMPSON SEARS Vivian Unsiruk ?S! (6721; Hrl'-n Result i ?70 (7131; Carol Allen 335; Emmn Underfeher IX; Audrey Atilf W'ryle BunnflGP D-Aig Weikel Tom Pratt JSl; Fd scrti W5 (fJ.O; Jo'-in 250; Hank Hurkcns More sport on page 16 had the lead after the first day, finished with ;m eiRht-gjirne to !al of (jivg Bouchard of northwestern Onlario was sec- ond with and Davo LaiLsoher of Saskatoon was third with 1.902. Tlie other championship de- cided r i d a y was taken by Dana Salcwski of northern Al- beita who took the women's closed singles event wilh Merlyn Savoio of Saskafnon vas second and Mar- cia Ililcy of li.C. central was third with BIT OF EVERYTHING How do you like that Charley 0. Finloy? He certainly likes to take chances He didn't have enough trouble wilh a baseball franchise so he bought the Califor- nia Golden Seals of. the National Hockey League Last year Finley's ball club, Oakland Athletics, won the western division title in the American Baseball League and a lot of the credit must go to first-year star Vida Blue Now. with the 1972 season five days away, Finley and Blue can't agree on money and 1 side with Blue The rookie left-hander was paid last year and won 24 games, tlie Cy Young award and was named Most Valuable Player This time around Blue wants somewhere between and S30.000 Finley is offering him a contract calling for Blue says no and why not? Blue won 24 names last year and gets a raise that isn't quite ?3G.OOO Finley signs Denny McLain after a trade with Texas Rangers and pays him McLain lost 30 games last year As it stands now Finley's Athletics are some 54 games off last year's pace The 24 Blue won, because he isn'l back, and the 30 McLain lost, and he is back. I thought Bobby Hull hit the nail on the head at the ceremony in Detroit recently when they honored Gordie Howe Hull said, "I've played 14 years against the greatest of all, and enjoyed every high- sticking minute of it." Hull's remark broke the big No. 0 up 0. J. Simpson, Buffalo Bill run- ning back, who owns a SlOO.OOO-plus home a few miles from Wilt Chamberlain's million pad in Bel Air, Calif., said after attending a party at Chamberlain's, "Going home that night was like going back to the housing projects where 1 grew up in San Fran- cisco" Jim Murray of the Los Angeles Times was honored as sports writer of the year recently It marked the sixth successive honor for Murray and his seventh in all No wonder he is con- sidered the dean of sports writers in North America today Eve! Kneivel, a motorcycle daredevil never noted for modesty, said recently, "I figure on going for another six years until I'm 40. Then I'll try the pro golf circuit. I'm as flood right now as any of them" Emile Francis, coach and general manager of the New York Rangers, was upset at the ice conditions at Madison Square Gardens and re- marked, "I've seen better ice on the roads in Sas- 1 guess you just get used to things Look at Roger Staubach, quarterback for the Dallas Cow- boys, the 1972 Super Bowl champions, speaking at a football dinner "I keep waiting for Miko Ditka and Bill Truax to bring in the words" Chris Evert, 17-year-old tennis champion after a year of being called things like "teen when asked if she was getting tired of all the emphasis on her youth, quickly replied "Well, it would be nice if some writer would get around lo describing me as sexy" Michael Sullivan (no a Silver Spring Md., accountant, commenting on reports that Tom Seaver, at is the highest-paid baseball play- er in New York history "Let's remember that Babe Ruth's salary of in 11130 would be equiv- alent, in taxable dollars, to today. Also, the dollar today is worth only half as much as it was in 1930 So it is s a f e to say that Ruth's salan', between taxes and buying power, would be well over the mark today" And remember you read it here first Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates will win the Na- tional League divisions with (he Dodgers taking the pennant in four games in the besl-of-five final In the American League Baltimore Orioles will re- peat after a tough battle wilh Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees and will meet Minnesota Twins Orioles will have lillle trouble with the Twins before losing lo the Dodgers in the World Series A dream come true for Reno Lizzi Don't forget that former basketball great Bill Russell of Ihe Boston Celtics, Archie Moore, former world light heavyweight champion, and George Armstrong a veteran of some 19 seasons wilh Toronto Maplo Leafs of the National Hockey League, will be in southern Alberta for the Native Winter Games April 7, 8 and 9 Happy Faster everyone. Mixed event ends Sunday Play renolicd the ifi's In the annual Mixed Opc-n Bunspiel Fri'fny pL the Lcthbridne Curl- ing Ciiib. Aoliori in ?U four events will reach the eights this afternoon at the Curling Club. A Ictal of 0-J rinks from va- rious parts Allx'-rH and Ilrit- sli Columbia are vying for top oi's in flip ftr.ir-day event which up Sunday after- noon with the finals at three o'clock. 1'i .s oven's nro tbo mber or.e Jewel- cry, n u PI b e r two Jay tliree Southern S ,ition- and numbor four Sick'3 Brewery. "ATTENTION DEALERS" RUPP a landing jnowmobile nnd compact cycle manufacturer, lios francliised dealership! open in sevornl oreos of Alberto ror further informolFon about ynif tuna contact! HOLIDAY INDUSTRIES LTD. No. 6 4638 Manilla Road S.E. Calgary, Alberta Area Coda Teloc 038-25521 SPORTS FANSI BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S SAUS tTD. Who holdi oll-tlma record for making the most money in tho shoMesf time? Do you reolito Jos Frazier and Muhammed Alf eoch made 2lj million dollar! 1IN ONE HOUR in llieir heavy- weight lille figrif lost year 5. Froiier and Ali each got 2rj million dollars as their share of the purse (or Ihof B fight. i Did you know lhat Defence- I man Jim Doreyr who re- cenfly traded from Toronto to New York, hold) the E NHL records for moit fjej and most penalty minulei Q m one game, ond In ona fl period? record-set- ling took place I against Pilrsburgri on Oel. 1A, I 968 when Dorey got 9 pencil- fl ties and 48 mrnulei in one fl game, and seven penalties and 44 minulei in one period 0 F I h of g a m e I Isn't it odd how many bose- ere poor ball es For Sins la nee, Oriole manager Earl Wcavor played minor league bell 1 4 yean ond fl never meek1 the fi Yankee manager Ralpb Houk Wei o third-string catcher Red manager Sparky Anderson hod a lifetime bat- ting average of ,218 I Dodger manager Alston I hod only one ai bat in the _ majors and Elruck out I Braves manager lunian Karris o pitcher o lifetime J record of 35-63 Giant manager Charley Fox lasted os o ployer in the majors for only 3 games, and so M _ Isn't it odd h ball mcjnacjfrs players I hem s bet you didn't know Unf- royal Master Tires are now Dvailoble af Kirk's (for limited lime only) at tlie low, low price of only 44.88 each in pairs. 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