Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
Saturday, April 28, 1973 THE LETHMIDGE HERAID SPORT Four jockeys take bad spill CALGARY (CP) -Four joc- were sent to hospital Fri- day after a spill in the fourth race of the Western Canada Racing Association card at Vic- toria Park in Calgary. Curtis Levine, Rick Hedge, Russ Combs and Yves Beril fell aboard their horses after Cae- sar's Boy, ridden by Levine, drifted out of the first turn and bumped West Wind Guy, ridden by Combs. Following closely, Ginnie's Boy with Hedge aboard, and Little Contessa, handled by Baril. fell over the first pair. Condition of the riders was not immediately determined. Playboy John ultimately won the race, with It's Happening in second spot and Doolin Heart third. In the featured race, the Al- bertan Handicap, Bill Norris piloted Eagle Star, owned by Sturgeon River Ranches, to an easy victory. Norris pushed the three-year- old speedster into the lead al- most immediately and he won without difficulty over Baltic Prince and third-place Grandin Park for the major share of the purse in five-furlong test. FRIDAY'S RESULTS FIRST allowance, 3-year-old maldsns, I furlongs. Lady Stuart (McCauley) 17.70 4.50 S.W; Belmont Road 'Arnold) 3.60 Alrdrie Bob (Niblett) Time: Cloudchaser, Spanish Gold, Trusted Position, Narrabeen, Bright Flight also ran. SECOND SI ,400, 4-year-olds, S furlongs. Stelller Auction (Norris) 5.30 2.70 2.40; Cryoqenie (Levine) 2.50 2.30; Boulindo (Haynes) 3.30. Time: 4-5. Rusty Rouser, Gallant Apollo, Kyed, Ginger Voya also ran. Track Scratch Who's Laughing. DAILY DOUBLE THIRD it ,500, 2-year-old maidens, three fur- longs. Daren (Gold) 7.70 4.00 2.30; Gallant Hawley (Barroby) 6.00 2.70; Flying None (Kipllno) 2.10. Time: :34 4-5 (equals track record) Sea Reason, See Santa, Hillside Hero also ran. QUINELLA FOURTH SV.600, 4-year-clds, 5 Playboy John (McNally) 77.50 11.80 5.70; It's Happenlnq (Kloling) 23.40 9.10; Doclin Heart (Rycroft) x.90. Time: Caesar Boy, Little Contessa, West Wind Guy, Ginnie's Boy also ran. claiming, longs. FIFTH 4-year-olds, S fur- Athletics will workout Sundav The Labor Club Athletics will stage a workout in preparation for the 1973 Southern Alberta Men's Fastball League Sunday. All interested players are welcome to attend the practice which is slated for 10 a.m. at the St. Paul's school grounds. Justin's Prince (D. Wiseman) 30.10 13.70 6.00; Man (Rycroft) 18.10 9.3n; Swoon Dell (Stadnyk) 5.70. Time: 4-5. Last Trust, Carbon County, Flying Exit, Fairly Blue, Mainly also ran. EXACTOR SIXTH claiming, 4-year-olds, 5 fur- Stanley Cup final opens at Forum Sunday Bowman reason for Lapointe s success Lapointe says has been instilled by his coach, he said that a greater knowledge of opposing players has helped. "Now I know better who I'm playing against and I'm more able to judge their he said. "I found this harder the first year or two." Jets' goalies are hot BOSTON (CP) New Eng- against Chicago Black Hawks. land Whalers were the highes.- Sucday's game is scheduled scoring team in the World MONTREAL (CP) Defen- ceman Guy Lapointe feels a new confidence instilled in him by coach Scotty Bowman has led him through his best Na- tional Hockey League season. Lapointe, a 25-year-old native of Montreal, currently is com- pleting his third full season as a member of Montreal Cana- season that has proved his most productive in profes- sional hockey. "I think this was one of my best years because I had more Lapointe said Fri- day following the Canadiens workout. "This and the fact that I only missed two games all year." Lapointe and his team-mates worked for more than an hour Friday in preparation for Sun- day's opening game of the best- Stanley Cup final Alert (Rasmussen) 4.K 3.70 tones. New 3.00; Mr. He" Joker CArr.eld) 2.90. Time: 1-5. Sister City, Sure Speed, Bum Money, Klondike Princess, Miss Stuart also ran. SEVENTH claiming, ind vp, S furlongs. Stokes Road (Rasmussen) 10.39 3.70; Rscerjfie (Shields) 3.10; Destiny's Favour (Kipling) 4M. Time: :59.3 Hills of Snow, Alnt Mates, Maior Dividend, Lucy's Alibastro also ran. EIGHTH S2.SOO, the Albertan Handicap, J- S furlongs. Eagle Star (Morris) 3.40 in 2.30; Baltic Prince 'Whittle) S.10 2.70; Gran- din Park (Inda) ?M. Time: :39.4 I Duke Of Alba, White Rose ErII a ran. NINTH for'the 1973 Southern "Alberta s 8nd up' 'Shields) t.SO 4.60 3.70; Terraro (Glesbrecht) U.W Lo Brook (Haynes) 3.40. Time: 4-5. Rubella, Tote King, June Fire North, Ssbre Wind, Hops Dream also ran. OUINELLA for 1 p.m. MDT and will be tele- vised nationally in the tfai'.ed States and Canada by the Na- tional Broadcasting Company and the CBC. The teams play the second game here Tuesday at 6 p.m. MDT, before moving back to Chicago for the third and fourth games next Thursday night and Sunday afternoon. MONTREAL WINS The last time the two clubs met in a Cup final was in 1971, the Canadiens emerging Hockey Association during the regular season and they en-1 joyed some of their most pro-' ductive evenings against Winni- peg Jels. But when the two clubs face off Sunday in the first game of the best-of-seven final for the World Trophy, the Whalers will find themselves going against red-hot goaltending. Netminders Ernie Wakely and" Joe Daley, the best goaltaiding tandem in the league through mast of the season, lost their bid for the goaltending award j Meanwhile, defcnccman Jac- ques Laperriere remains a doubtful starter for Sunday's opener. Laperriere has besn hampered by a severe groin in- jury that forced him to the side- lines Li the second game of the Canadiens five-game semi-final round against Philadelphia Fly- ers. Bowman said Laperriere was "100 per cent better" Friday than he had been 24 hours ear- lier, but whether or not the vet- cian will will not be de- cided until late today or early Sunday. The Montreal coach sees a NG PERCY, THIM6S AREALLRKSH7 WITH FLO. IT'S IT'S ALWAYS SO SY80 ABOUT SUSY80BY TEL SHE'S MS TME CHUCK NO, PcRCV-THcY V EXPECT ME TO XPECT VOL! TO tough series ahead, and little to choose between Hawks who lasted seven games two years ago and current edition. "They've still got that Pit Martin, Hull and Pappin line in- tact, and Bill White, Pat Staple- ton and Doug Jarrett on de- fence. They've got Dick Red- mond who can play defence or left wing and those two young- sters Phil Russell and John Marks. And there's (Tony) Es- posito in Bowman sum- med up. The Canadiens lost centre star Jean Beliveau and John Ferguson since the last Cup final against the Hawks. Defenceman Terry Harper and J.C. Tremblay are also gone. smussen) 4.M 3.70 Wiln ine emerging w __ ?J 3.80; the winners in seven games. ;wilh a late-season letdown bvtllHCUOJlClM SCOl'CS As a rookie that season. Lap- ointe appeared in 78 games. scored 15 goals and assisted on 29 others. He contributed four goals and five assists in 20 play- off games that season. In addition to the confidence ACTIVE 20-30 CLUB of LETHBRIDGE Suit of the Month April Raffle Winner NORMAN GIESBRECH1 GIFT CERTIFICATE from GENTLEMAN III MEN'S WEAR May tickets now on sale 100 tickets sold par ticket Phone 328-7491, 328-5972 Celtics force final game NEW YORK (AP) Dave Cowens scored 26 points and sparked Boston on a 12-0 spree in the fourth quarter as the Celtics evened their National Basketball Association playoff series against New York at three games each by defeating the Knicks 110-100 Friday night. The teams will meet in the seventh game of the Eastern Conference finals in Boston Sun- day afternoon. With the Knicks ahead 96-94 midway through the fourth quarter. Cowens sank a basket to tie the score and Don Nelson hit two free throws to put Bos- ton ahead for good. Cowens hit an 13-foot jumper and a hcok shot, then John Hav- licek added two free throws and a basket and Boston held a 10 point lead. I The Knicks failed to get a point in four minutes. regained their form in the play- i OfJS. In eliminating Houston Aeros in four games "in the semi-final the two allowed just three goals, with Wakely getting shut- outs both times he played. SASKATOON (CP) -A short- Blades near elimination "I had a little help from the Big Fellow upstairs." the goal- tender said. "I also had a lot of help from the defence. The guys in front of me did a tremendous job." Wafcely and the maskless Da- ley will have to continue their outstanding play through the fi- nal series for the Jets to over- come the powerful Whalers, Eastern Division champions who waltzed past the Winnipeg club in five of their six meet- ings this year. New England cutscored the Jets 32-19 in regular season meetings, with tlie Whalers' big lins of Larry Pleau, Tim Sheehy and John French ac- counting for eight goals. But the best sharpshooter against Winnipeg was Tom Webster, who beat the Jets goalies six times. Against New England, Wakely had a goals-against av- erage of 4.00 while Daley was 6.33, well above their regular handed goal by Lanny McDon- ald with seven seconds remain- ing Friday night carried Medi- cine Hat Tigers to a 5-4 triumph over Saskatoon Blades and a stranglehold on the best-of- seven Western Canada Hockey League final. The Tigers lead with two vie-1 tones and two ties in four I games. They have a chance standing all alone in front of the net. It was McDonald's second goal of the third period. Barry Dean also added two for the Tigers and Ed Johnston had the other. Ron Ashton, George Pesut, Ralph Klassen and Byron Jack- son replied for the Blades. The Tigers trailed 2-0 after 2-2 wrap up the series with a win at home Sunday in the fifth game. The series will be won by the first team to gain eight points. McDonald pumped the puck into the Saskatoon net during a penalty to Tiger defenceman gave Saskatoon a 3-2 lead that stood up after 40 minutes. In the third period, Dean tied the score at 3-3 after only 18 seconds and McDonald put he Tigers ahead midway through the frame. Jackson tied it for Saskatoon at only to Jim McCrimmon. Centre Tom have Lysiak and McDonald Lysiak did the work on the' combine for the winner with goal, setting up McDonald per-1 seconds remaining. feefiy. came to Saskatoon with Lysiak knocked Saskatoon i hopes of splitting these two delenceinan Pat Price off the j said Medicine Hat puck to the right of goaltender Ed Humphreys as defender Dave Lewis across to season averages of and 2.90 j cover up. Lysiak poked the respectively. I puck to McDonald, who was coach Jack Shupe, who watch- ed his club post a 6-3 victory here Thursday. "But after we won last night, we were con- fident we could win both. "Now we feel we can trap up the series Sunday at home. "It certainly helps to have a couple of super-stars like By GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Here'j e Kentucky Derby oddity A veteran horse expert points out oddly enough, no horse hos ever won the Kentucky Derbyl... And, technically right To enter the Kentucky Derby, I a horse must be 3 years I but technically o horse ii not I o horse until he's five years of oge Thres-yer.r eld I males should be correctly I colled colts, ond not Lysiak and McDonald. were in on both key goals in j the third period." Saskatoon coach Jack Mc- Leod was obviously downcast! and said: "We just aren't playing with the confidence that we showed in our first two series. Our de-1 rpu three-year old females I are properly called no "horse" has ever won the Derbyl What was the biggest long I that ever to win a Kentucky I in our iirst two series. Our de- j Answer is Done-. fence is giving the puck away! Ira" w'ie won Derby I much too often." on Donerail I Medicine Hat goaltender Jer- were 92 to 1. ry Thomas was one of the I I game's stars as he stopped 24 Saskatoon shots. He made five consecutive saves late in the first period with the score 2-0 for the Blades and McCrim- mon in the penalty saves. "People said we had no goal- said Shupe. "But all of a sudden I have two goal- f One of the most unusucl I golf rounds in history wos. I once played by a man named I I Emmett French In 1921, he played the Pinehurst, N.C. _ course entirely with a putter I no other I w uuuuse irom. uotn j that difficulty, French was to score an 801 I I OUR TEN MINUTE INSTALLATION WILL REALLY SURPRISE YOU, PARDNER! MINUTE MUmtt INSTAUATIONf 3rd Are. and 4th St. S. Open Daily a.m. Jo 6 p.m. Donahue will visit here next Wednesday Jack Donahue, coach of Ca-! Donahue's day begin with, A coaches clinic will be on Thomas and Sam Ctegg have played well in the series." Clegg, who played toe first two games in Medicine Ml bet you didn't know I both ending in ties, expected to start Sunday. Saskatoon goaltender Hum- phreys made 25 saves. He couldn't be blamed for the de- irll bet you didn't know I new Uniroyal I Belted Radial Tires I I teed to 90 miles) are ,vt lus uc- I finally here After ever I feat. He had no chance on the years of extensive testing winning goal. j experience tn Europe they're Medicine Hat served nine of I now available here at Special I 15 minor penalties, with Sas- I iew Prices at Kirk's. You get I i katoon producing two power- I7S.A mor, halord protection, play goals. Bob Bourne of the '120% better handling, 12% I Blades drew a misconduct fraction and increased I the second penod and Lysiak i uneture onc, blowoot nada's national basketball j a scrimmage at 10 Wednesday morning and another at the same afternoon. In between it is hoped there will be a lun- cheon to which the public will be invited to meet the man be- hind Canada's international and Olympic basketball hopes. team, will be a Lethbridge vis-' itor next Wednesday for an all- dar athletic clinic. Donahue, who was in Leth- bridge last fall, is on a four- day swing through Alberta. A native cf New York Don- ahue would like to see selected basketball players from Univer- sity, college, senior and junior high school levels during his stay in the city. Officials of the one-day clin- ic, under the assistance of Dr. Gary Bowie of the Uu'versity of Lethbridge and Ben Bixoks of the Lethbridge Community Col- lege, feel Donahue will the finest aggregation of basket- ball talent ever assembled in the south. Heading the list of players expected for the one day ses- sion are Phil and Tim Tolles- trap. Phil, it was announced Thursday, was drafted by Buf- falo Braves of the National Basketball Association akmg with Ron Thorsen of B.C. 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