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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Splurdoy, April 1, 1971 THl UTriBRIDGE HERALD _ 13 Mixed, nidi's learns in third place leanette SASKATOON (Special WiOi Jcanctto Smccd leading the way Hie women's team from so'uthiirn Alberta moved into the lead at the Westcm Canada five-pin bowling cham- pionships being licltl here. At tho halfway mark, nfter a four-game block, the .south Al- bertans have a narrow 15-pin lead over the host Saskatoon club. Mrs. Smecd rolled a to- tal as the Alberta squad chalk- d up points, Saskatoon id a total Vic- ria was third at just 22 >ints off tlie pace. Joining Smeed on the south .berta team were- D i a n n e .olini, Bea Salmon, Eleanor origaUl and Sandra Weslling LeUibridge anil Sharlotte ialo of Medicine Hat. Meanwhile, Iho two remain :g south Albeiia teams are in end positions in men's i-lay as ell as mixed. In mixed action the defend- ig western champs are in urd place. Saskatoon has the -ad wilh a pinfall of lanks to a brilliant four-game core of by Barb Pbclps. ort Moody, B.C. i s second iriUi ami tlie south Alber- j representatives have In men's competition, the .C, north team rolled a fine ,58L total in their fourth game to take the lead with 1 B. Second was Vancouver th while southern Al- >erLa was third The final four-game rolloff Ls et for today. Meanwhile Uritish Columbia CASUALTY OF HOCKEY FIGHT Ray'Anttllo of the Ottawa 67i lie? unconscious on the Ice In Ollowo ofler a hockey gome between 67i and London Knights. The gamo erupted inlo a fight and Antlila suffered a broken nose and cheekbone. Canucks cam.e back 4-4 By IAN MacLAIXK Cnnadian Press Staff WHlcr Veteran BnckbLrom seemed determined Iliat Van- couver Canucks will finish no higher in Ihc Nalional Hockey League's East Division Uinn his Angeles Kings TiX Kalakaml 353 Andy Mar- tin 332? Oav- smeed 394 Bruno BacErifl iyj (7ilj; Ed Henderson Ki AF 394 Sam Gl- rarar 3M Ncrm Tftl'ey Bill Hamilton 719 SPEEDYS Jean Kukoskl 357 BaUy Coulls 2J1; Jean ChrisMe SC-3 Ava 353; Ann Todd 549 (447 J; Sally Lfm 753 [A4I1; Olanne Parascflk 30) Irent ChiMe 341; Mary OnotrychuX 744 WM- ma Winter SIMPSOK SEAPS Vivran 715 (6731; ?70 (71D1; Carol AUrn 33i; Emnm Unfler-ehpr Audrey fftJIl: Weiliel Tom Pratt IS1, Fd Roi- scl'i (F.H1; Jt'-.rt 7W; Hank More sport 16 had the lead after Hie first day, fuiLshecl with ;m eiKlil-prm- to- tal of BonchjiixJ of norlhw-ff-lcm Ontario was sec- ond and Davo LausdKT of Saskatoon waji third with 1.002. The otlKT championship de- rided F r i (J a y friken by Dana o[ north'jrn Al- IXMla who look the women's closed einslcs even I vilh Morlyn Savoio nt Sa.skalnon was second nml Mar- cia llilcy of fi.C. central waa third will BIT OF EVERYTHING How do you like that Charley 0. Finley? lie certainly likes to take chances lie didn't have enough trouble with a baseball franchise so he bought the Califor- nia Golden Seals of. the National Hockey League Last year fc'inlcy'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. the H'72 season five days away, Fiitley ami Blue can't agree on money and I side Blue The rookie left-hander was paid last year and won 24 games, the Cy Young award and was named Most Valuable Player This lime around Blue wants somewhere between and Finley is offering him a contract calling for foO.OOO Blue says no and why not? Blue won 24 games last year and gets a raise that isn't quite S3G.OOO Finley signs Denny McLain after a trade with Texas Rangers and pays him McLain lost 30 games last year As it stands now Fmley's Athletics are some 54 games off last year's pace Thn 21 Blue won. because he isn't 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 liigh- sticking minute ol it.1' Hull's remark broke the big No. 0 up O. J. Simpson, Buffalo Bill run- ning back, who owns a SlOO.OOO-plus home a few miles from Wilt Chamberlain's SI. 5 million pad in Bel Air, Calif., said after attending a parly 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 (he 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 Ifvel Kneivel, a motorcycle daredevil never noted (or 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 Nciv York Rangers, was upset at the ice conditions at Madison vSquare Gardens and re- marked, "I've seen better ice on the roads in Sas- 1 guess you just gel used lo things Look at Roger Staubach, quarterback for the Dallas Cow- boys, the 1072 Super Bowl champions, speaking at a football dinner "I keep waiting for Mike Ditka and Bill Truax to bring in the words" Chris Evert, 17-year-old tennis champion after a year of being called tilings like "teen when asked i( she was getting tired of all the emphasis on her youth, quickly replied "Well, it would be. nice if some writer won'd get around to describing me as sexy" Michael Sullivan (no relationl, 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 SSO.OOO in 1030 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 i e lo say that Ruth's salary, 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 best-of-five final In the American League Baltimore Orioles will re- peat after a tough battle vilh Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees and will meet Minnesota Twins Orioles will have lillle trouble with the Twins before losing lo Ihe Dodgers in Ihc World Series A d ream come true for Reno Lizii 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 with Toronto Mapln Leafs of Hie National Hockey League, will be in southern Alberta for the Native Winler Games April 7, 8 and 9 Happy Faster everyone. Mixed event ends Sunday Play re relied the Id's In the annual Oprn Bjnsnicl Frkfny r-L the Curl- Hub. iii ?ll four events will roach Uic this afternoon at Ihc Cm-linn Club A total ot M rinks from va- rious parts and Brit- isli Columbia nrp vying for top in 11 ic fir.iixlay event which winds up Suiulay Hfter- noon v. iih the1 finals at three o'clock. rven's nro tbo S'xmr.n's Jewel- ery. n u n b e r two Jay Siuns, ihrro Southern S a lion- irs and number four Sick'a Brewery. r 1 by GARY KIRK j KIRK'S TFRC SAltS LTD. EWho hold! Iha oH-llma record for making the most money i" Uio shorlesf time? Do you realiio Jos Fraiier and Muhammed Alf eoch made 2Li million dollon 11K ONE HOUR in iheir hcavy- weigVil tille fight lost year 1. Froiicr end Alj each 2'j niillicn dollars as their eliarc of Ihe for lhaf I '9 Did you know lhar Defence- I man Jim Doreyr who cently traded from Toronto to !Ncw York, lioldi the all-timo NHL records for moil penal- and most penalty minulei Sin one game, nnd in ona period? record-set- ngamsf Pilrshurgri on Oc1. 1 A, I 9A8 when Dorey got 9 pencil- ifoi and 48 minutei in one name, nnd pcnalliei and 44 minulei in ona period o f I h ci r g a m c I Shall mcnarjtTJ were poor ball players Ihenu elves For Binslance, Oriole manager Earl Weaver played minor league be 1 1 1 4 yean ond 8 never mack1 the majori Yankee rranager Rolpb HoiA Vroi o third- siring culcher 1. Red manager Sparky Andsrson liod a lifetime bat- ting averaga of .216 I manager Walt Alston I hod only one a i bat in iKe _ and struck out I Droves me luman Karrii Q pitcher a lifetime record of 35-63 Giant manager Charley Fox I a si ad os a ploycr in the majors for (only 3 gamej, ond so i1 bet you didn't know Unf- royal Master Tirei are now available or Kirk's (for limited I lima only) ol the low, low price of only 44.80 each in pairs. Here's real value for Syou belted Uniroyal Mnstorj, the first tires ever engineered as a in niched set I for your (tir (Front wheels ond Barl< whrcls) londrd with high peilormnneo fcnlurei. You owe it to yourself to In- l on "ATTENTION DEALERS" RUPP a leading mowmobife nnd compact cycfe nianufacturer, lios franchised dealershfpi opon in several areas of Albcria ror Further infcrrr-at'on: ahout yniir tuna contacti HOLIDAY INDUSTRIES LTD. No. 6 4638 Manilla Road S.E. 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