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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1946 HERALD SPORTS PAGE ELEVEN TIGERS REMAIN IN SERIES BY BEATING STAMPEDERS 3-1 OUT ON A W X LIMB with LOKIMER FEXWJCK SPORT which is rapidly laking baseball as the num- ber one attraction in the United States is basietoaM, another game invented by a Canadian and popularized south of tae borcer. Practicailr college and school in the States has ai least one team, it would almost be impossible to issd a town of more than 2.000 which have any- thing from five to 10 aggregations plavmg ui a league. Crowds num- bering close to regularly at- tend games (there are three a week) in Madison Square Gardens in New York, and they pay good moaev for the It is -esu- mared that a few years basketball will be on an even foot- ing with baseball so far as player parucipation and audience appeal are concerned. There is talk of forming a couple of professional leagues; already there are a num- ber of pro teams which tour the country regularly, deflating the egos of countless young dribblers. In Canada basketball has made enormous strides, although "hockey remains undisputed king of winter sport. Toronto and the Niagara peninsula haie taken the great indoor game to their wealthy bos- oms and it's preity hard to find a kid in those districts who doesn't and liSe the game. Maple Gardens, where Conn Smythe Co. regularly wallow in green- backs, has recently been the scene of two mammoth basketball attrac- tions featuring two teams from our modest neighbor and two from Canada. Both lured considerably more than 10.000 customers apiece through the turnstiles and there have been no reports of any complaints. So it looks as if the large eastern cities are going to go in for high class baskektoall in a big way from now on. In Alberta, as most evervbodv knows, basketball activity has pret- ty well always been centred around Raymond and Magrath, although much interest in the pastime has recently been apparent around Ed- monton, auspices thanks to the vigorous numerous Americans stationed there during the war. Graduates from colleges in Utah, reside in Raymond and dis- trict, first introduced the game to southern Alberta a number of jears Westerners Hold 3-1 Edge In Games Favored To Win (By Herb Jones, Canadian Press Staff Writer) SASKATOON, April Tigers have found their hockey road, the lightning speed and play- making that won them the eastern crown, but betting along the Allan cup trail today indicated they probably found it too late. Tigers showed, for a period at least, they had found themselves last night. They blasted in three first-period goals to defeat Calgary Stampeders 3-1 and save them- selves from elimination in the fourth game of the best-of- seven series. But the big, tough they didn't look so tough last hold a 3-1 edge in games and by that fact are favored to take the Canadian senior amateur hockey crown. It was Calgary's own kind of stiff back-checking game that beat them last night, the kind that had given them victories by scores of 6-2 and 6-1 in the first two games and 4-3 in the closer, harder contest at Calgary when Tigers showed their fight for the first time in the series. Johnnv ConicSc. on a. beautiful superb passing attacks plav, and BQbbv Laurent and Swat Mason, assisted bv nard-cbecktog Stan Robertson anci Bobby Liscomba banged borne the Tiger goals in a first period that seemed to leave Caigarv disorganized and tiring. LACK" PASSING ATTACK The second was scoreless and the ago and it has been going strong ever since. Hence the renowned Raymond Union Jacks, easily one of the best known and admired basketball quintets in Canada. Much interest in the cage game has been apparent in Lethbncge for a number of years but due to lack of floor SDace it has been forced to he dormant When the City Centre is finally built (we know the exact date but we won't tell) it is to be honed that adequate playing and saectator space for basketball is included in one of the larger recreation buddings. The new Collegiate obviously will have better facilities for the game than it has now. so if the City Centre comes through there is no reason Ijethbndge shouldn't become known as a basketball to-sm. Anc Bavmond and Magrath wUi then hare nlenty of competition, prob- ably more than they'd care to think abou; at present. A respected name, a name associated with fine shoes for several decades end today, the name Hartt is the mark of fine shoe making. The Hartt is the best that money can buy. 314 Sixth Street phone 33M of the previous contests seemed to be missing. The best they could do after that hectic first was a goal by speedv Bunny Dame on a mid-ice relay from Doug Cairns. It was a neat effort but it was not enough. After their fust-period flash, the Tigers spent most of the time laving back protecting their greying goahe, Art Childs, who played a stellar per- formance. Despite the fact they are still on the bnnk of elimination there was a renewed kind of confidence Jn the Tiger camp that they could take the big westerners in- three more games. "We've got their secret was the general comment and even the caut'ous Hamilton coach. George Redding, smiled and said his boys irere looking more like themselves v.-ith every game. It was possible, too. that Dillon. Brady, speedv ace CXH-A- scorer, be" back in the lineup for a bit ar least when the teams meet again in Kdmonton Saturday night If a sixth game is recessary the teams will move back to Calgary to play Anril 29 and should it go the limit, the venue and date of the ssventn contest wiH be announced later by Al Pickard. vice-president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Calgary DerteH Laurent Sherry Robertson 'LINEUPS Hamilton Goal Childs Defence Mlehaluk Sawchuk Centre Hunter Wings liscombe Brownridge Mason Grant Hamilton subs: Runions. Sfeill- inston. Comc-t, Dinning, Miochino- vicn. Calgary subs: Cairns, Fisher, Dame, Wilder, -Desmar- ais Leo Murray, Montreal; Wiadv Lyndon, Winnipeg. SUMMARY First 1. Hamilton, Con- ick -4-16- 2, Hamilton. Laurent 5 17, 3. Hamilton. Ma- son 16-53 Penalties: Slobodian Runions. Shillington. Second period Scoring-, none. Penalties- Sherrv, Michalufe Dame. Third 4, Calgary. Dame, 12-11. Penalties- Michaluk. COXFEDEXCE MOTJJflS Ef TIGER CAMP SASKATOON, April 25 There was a lot of back-slapnmg and smiles in the Hamilton Tiger dressing room last night after the easterners' first victory in four games of Allan cup hockey play. And there was a quiet confidence that, having found the Calgary se- cret, they could even take the se- ries. "Well, there's the first we can do it boys" smiled httle. bald- ing Doug Runions, who despite his apparent age. clayed a whale of a back-checking game at left wing jfor Tigers Coach George Redding said: "The bovs feel thT can do it yes four stfaiKhS" Which is what Tigers would need to win the Allan CUD now since Calgary won the first three games. "We're bac'-c In stride and looking more like the team with the record that got us here." he added. "We ve TOUMC MEH AND MIH WHO STAY QUALITY that fustifies your choice Society Brand dofhes fyrobolizc tailoring excellence, styia distinction and fabric superiority. They give you new confidence in yowr eppearance... and added poise. Room and Win Deadlocks KETOLVXft CLCB DANCI sujft? FOC AN' SK3V3L? llN'' Se ANY Or YOU srs? FCST -SO DO CCtfSAT I, CASIXLS. AKT Junior Cup Series Leads Monarch's Scoring! By ALLAN NICKLESOH. Canadian Press S-iff Writer. TORONTO, April faced of course, is the eloth- toy elephant that Wra- Monarcns revere as their mascot. figure that placing: ol Betsj at ice with her game warm-up gave them the abihty wallop Toronto St. Michael's Collete 4-2 last nijbc and deadlock seven Canadian junior hotkey final at three victories each. In the mascot bad She ether :r das planned a social and dance for Friday of this and rcstaoers and thear fnends are to on hand. Is win be nek! in tie Y.M.C.A, aucS- Paul., sonsjm, commeseis? sag -RQ also be enjoyed as lie gathering. 4> 4 Subs: Pourers, Sandiord, McKay. Kelerees: Stan George Hayes. IngersolL Ctat. SU3OCAR.Y OF GAME period? 1. Monarchs, brighb7'l7.42; 3 St. Hies. CcsteEo' ofSeals. Harold Gaerard of Psrt (Sloans 1904 Peaaltj. Pa-i. j Arthur. a2d Scan Pratt ol Second penod- 4, Monarehs Al- Tc-i Scan cf Sc. .27 5 i- arcns, McRae 14 42. Pen- aStnc'JLgli _ aliy. Danaels. dse Third period S, ST. XDkes, Sloan 4 58. Sloan Seas CORRECT I Onu April i Secretary George Dudley or Remember OU2SEi_FJ LJ'L ABNER QUEEN OF THE HAG LINE By Al Capp Bochsster 000 ICO 501 2 Jersey Citv JOO OCO COO 9 4 Cieary, Moore, Lusas Mjksn and i Robinson: Jungels, Pickell, Fowler and Grasso. j Montreal ..000 1CX) 4 5 I Syracuse 110 422 19 0 Bants. Wncht, Fisher and Frarifcs. Katz and Just. Toronto 000 01O 6 1 Newarfc 000 10 I CooS, Srnola and Crompton; Moore ard Fallen. i 4 2 Baltimore 004 030 9 3 j Houtteman Acpletor. and Beibe, i Best Smith and Kahn. j DOTTTAKEMtr Tr.' YO ttOTTAFJNOA GET, _. CAflmN mOY CUTA L-UOVES---- DiS IS OUR FJFtST JOB FOR NEW SMATC-UM" MOLL FRO-1 TH' LAW AM' SAME BRADFORD-And the Queen of Night By WILLIAM RITT and CLARENCE GRAY? IMI SWEEPING CURVE.THE AIR ARMADA PLANES DOWM UPON THE ENEMY AND PROSTSATE BY Tue GOLFERS MOSQUITO ALIBI OX OUT? j Apnl who blame a bad shot on pestenr? mosquitoes maj lose a good alibi if tSe newest uce tor DDT becomes more than ides here Dr. Morley S Lougheed, Winni- peg health off'cer "Wh> shouldn't we fprav a golf course with DDT gr.d kill off all the moscuitoes" He the insecti- cide would destroy 75 10 90 per cent of them The local park board's approval of the idea is awaited. FROM THE LANDED CRAFT POUR "WOUSAKIOS OF FROM THE LOWSe TO SEIZE AND HOLD ALL STRA- TEGIC POINTS HE ABSENCE OF LI6MT JNL SPAFLKI ;