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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Alouettes Open With Upset Victory Over Argonauts Wednesday, August 5, 1770 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lions Appear To Have Found A Quarterback WINNIPEG (CP) British Columbia Lions may have them- selves a quarterback. Head coach Jackie Parker saw signs of long-awaited con- sistency Tuesday night in Paul Brothers, whose off-and-on per- formances have sometimes baen a Questionable factor in the Lions' talent-laden back- ficld. In the dressing room, Parker was full of praise for the way Brothers marshalled the team back from a one-point half-time deficit to squelch Winnipeg Blue Bombers 48-21 in Iheif Western Football Conference game. Parker said he w a t c h c d closely the eight-play sequence early in (he third quarter that started the Lions' runaway. Brothers began at his 27 and wound up by running out of the pocket End scampering 19 yards ai'ound left end for a touch- down did it said liams it might have been diffcr- Parker. "He was checking the ent, but Brothers isn't the kind defences and called every play of runner who should go 19 just right." yards. It was terrible tackling." Maybe so, said coach Jim Bombers fought back to Spavilal in the losers' quarters, half-time lead but collapsed but he never should have got away with that touchdown run. in the final 30 minutes. Three lost fumbles and four pass inter- "If it had been (Carroll) Wil- ceptions broke up good marches and led to B.C. scores. The fumbles in particular drew Spavital's ire. "I've warned them time and again about tucking the ball into their1 said the head coach. Jim Evenson, returning to Hie lineup after recovering from an appendectomy, scored B.C. touchdowns on plunges of one and two yards. jerry Bradley picked off a Wally Gabler pass and ran it 32 yards to paydirt. Brothers threw scoring passes lo Lefty Her.drickson for five yards and touchdown and Gene Lakusiak kicked three converts. Meanwhile in Montreal the j new-look Montreal Alouettes of; the Eastern Football Conference came up with a strong two-way! effort in their season opener j Tuesday night, upsetting To- j ronto Argonauts 34-27. i Sonny Wade, starting his sec- j ond season with the team, de- lighted 26.743 fans as he scored three touchdowns and passed for two more. The 23-year-old quarterhack said later it "was one of those games when everything goes right." Rookie head coacli Sam Etcheverry added that "it's a Teat feeling to start off like hat against a team that's sup-, posedly going to win the Grey Cup." AVhile the Alouette players, 19 of them new to the club this season, celebrated the victory. to Jim Young for 80 lo open the Argonaut bus was loaded game. Ted Gerela kicked six gloomy and a po.' converts and field goals of 27 and 31 yards. VAN PELT MAKES UP For Winnipeg, Arnos Van Pelt attoned for two fumbles by scor- ing touchdowns on a an eight- yard run and a four-yard pass from Gabler. Ken Nielsen, Win- nipeg's most potent offensive weapon, caught six passes for 184 yards including a 19-yard Football Roundup WESTERN CONFERENCE w L T F A p Saskatchewan Calgary....... B.C..........1 Winnipeg .....0 EASTERN CONFERENCE D 0 34 10 1 0 57 S3 1 0 11 23 VAN PELT FUMBLES-Winnipeg Blue Bombers' half- back Amos Van Pelt (dark sweater) fumbles the football at he is hit by B.C. Lions' defensive back George Jugum Rich Robinson recovered the ball. Lions clump- ed the Bombers 48-21. Hamilton Montreal Toronto Ottawa 0 17 15 0 34 27 0 27 34 0 15 17 MONTREAL 34 TORONTO Meet Stampeders At Home Tonight Eskimos Will Need Offence First downs 'Yards rushing Yards passing Wet offence........ Passes made-tried Interceptions-yards Punts-avg yards Fumbles-fumbles lost Penalties-yards lost 21 105 12 250 19 301 13-33 15-3 1.23 3-1 7-41 8-: 0-0 1 J-105 7-1 B.C. 48 WINNIPEG 21 I EDMONTON (CP) The Es- and a good short-yardage man. kimos must come up with a strong offensive display if they are to beat Calgary Stampeders in a Western Football Confer- ence game tonight. Head Coach Ray Jauch made some changes Tuesday which he hopes will help. He brought in fullback Darwin Gonnerman and flanker Mike Eben after cutting Leroy Sledge and Jeff Atcheson. In last Fri- day's 23-11 loss to Saskatchewan Eoughriders neither Sledge nor Atcheson was impressive. Eben, obtained from Toronto, Is regarded by Jauch as a good receiver and will play flanker. Cornerman is a fine blocker The Eskimos need better quarterbacking than either Rusty Clark on Don Trull prov- Popson Third In Nationals Marie Popson of Lethbridge recently completed a success- ful performance in the Cana- dian archery championships at Richmond, Ont. Mrs. Popson won the clout event and finished third over all in women's competition. The finals were held last week in the Ontario centre. ided against Saskatchewan. But Jauch believes both suffered from first-game nerves last week. "We have to throw the ball better, but I'm sure we Jauch said in an interview today. "Calgary has one of the best defences in Canada anc we'll have to be sharp to beai them. "If Keeling is on the mark they also have a great offence so I hope we'll be able to con- trol the ball." EXPECT PASSING Against Saskatchewan, the Eskimos picked up a paltry seven yards along the ground and while Jauch won't say what FIT-RITE TAILORS ?rov. Govr. Sals Permil No, 867 OUR ENTIRE STOCK MUST BE CLEARED OUT BY SATURDAY, AUGUST 8th MEN'S SUITS These ore fine quality .English Worsted Suits in the newest styles and shades clearing now at terrific savings. Reg. 110.00 Close-Out Sale Price. 59 Reg. 79.50 Close-out Sale Price 39 .50 DRESS PANTS A nice selection of all wool Worsteds and flannels in choice of shades regularly 19.95 Close-Out Sole MEN'S WESTERN PANTS Quality western pools that regularly sold At 19.95 and 24.95 CLOSE-OUT SALE Solid MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS shades and chec Reg. 8.50 CLOSE-OUT SALE MEN'S WESTERN SHIRTS By Famous makers. Reg. 9.95 CLOSE-OUT SALE A.50 Don't Miss The Great Savings During Our Close-Out Sale. FIT-RITE TAILORS 320 5th Street S." Lethbridge the game plan against Calgary will be, the betting is that the Eskimos mil continue to throw the ball. Jim Duncan, Calgary Stam- peder coach, said Leo Taylor, Hugh McKinnis, Kudy Linter. man and Dave Cramner were running well. Cramner, a question mark for the Stamps this year because he had chest surgery, has re- covered "unbelievably" well, says Duncan, and he's running as hard as ever. Duncan indicated Calgary, primarily a passing team, would be doing some running against the Edmonton front four. The Stamps passed success- fully against Winnipeg in their 34-10 league opener while Ed- monton's running in their loss to Saskatchewan was poor. Pierson Manages o Triumph First downs......... Yards rushing Yards passing Net offence Passes made-tried Inferceptmns-yarris Punts-avg. yards Fumbles-fumbles lost PenallieS'lotal yards 7-J5 00 3-36 Two Share Low Gross Walkers came up with the only eight point sweep Tues- day in Lakeside Golf League action. Bastedo's were the vic- tims. Individually Ken Christcnsen of Southern Alberta Co-op was the low net winner with a 31. Roger Gillett of Kimura's and [farry Blacker of CHEC shared low gross honors with 38 while Parson's captured low team net with a 150. In the Parson's Foursome were Norm Fooks, Fred Harrison, Bob Parsons and Nazim Kirk. TANDINGS afeway Valkers Leo Singers The Lethbridge Motorcycle Club staged motorcycle enduro over the weekend at Table Mountain with 52 riders com- peting. Entries in the 35-mile test were from various parts of Montana, British Columbia and southern Alberta. In the ICOcc class the winner was Mike Connors of Darby, Mont. He won in a time of one hour, 57 minutes and 10 sec- onds. Second place went to Alien Bicky cf Kalispcll while third was John Jenson of Cal- gary. Connors rode a Hodaka. In the 250cc class Brian Pierson of Lethbridge rode home the winner on a Kawas- aki in a lime of Tom Healy of Calgary finished in tlin runner-up position followed by Bob Grant cf Great Falls. Lawrence Sands of Kalispell, on a Husquvarna 400, won the over 250cc honors. His time was two hours and one minute. Second was Lawrence Bicky of Kalispell while third went to Dean McFadden of the host Lelhbridge Club. Mor e Sport 10 On Page Bastfitlos Flemings South. Alta. Co-op Owens.......... Boise Cascade Fraches Dorigaltis The Herald...... tenlially severe health problem. Toronto's outstanding flanker, Bobby Taylor, who caught two touchdown passes, was injured early in the fourth quarter trying to snag a goal line pass and did not return lo action. CAHILL WORRIED Head coach Leo Cahill said j after the game the injury "looks j bad." i "He was hit in the knee and we won't know for sure until to- morrow. T don't want lo say more on it right now." Taylor's pass catching was one of the few bright spots for the Argos, kept at bay by a strong Montreal defence except in the third quarter. Toronto went ahead 3-0 in the first quarter when Don Jonas hooted a 39-year field goal hut the Als bounced back early in the second when Dick Smith flipped an eight-yard touchdown pass to Wade after taking a handoff from the Montreal quarterback. Terry Evanshen, obtained from Calgary Stampeders in an off-season trade, look a 15-yard touchdown pass from Wade less than three minutes later and Monlreal jumped inlo a 14-3 lead. Toronto replied with a touch- down by Taylor, alone in the end zone to gather up a pass from Wilkinson. But the Als took a 20-10 lead into the thin quarter after Wade carried the ball across the goal line on one-yard plunge. Pierre Guin- don missed his only convert ol the game when he tried for the extra point Wade scored his third majoi of the contest early in the sec- ond half to extend Montreal's lead to 17 points but the rest of the third quarter was mostly Toronto. JONAS STARTS FAST Wilkinson was replaced by Jonas and the new signal caller directed the Argos down the field, capping the drive with a 21-yard touchdown pass lo Tony Moro. The Als took over the ball and, aided by a pass interfer- ence call against Toronto and a subsequent talking penalty to Cahill, moved to the Argo 11- yard line where Wade fired his second touchdown pass to lanker Evanshen. Toronto forced Montreal deep nto their own zone where Wade jave up a safety touch but was Toronto still unable to move the oall. The Argos took over on the Als 46 and three plays later 'onas hit Taylor on a 23-yard ouchdown pass fo make the core 34-26 for Montreal al the end of the quarter. Jonas attempted a field goal rom the 47 lo end the game and he Argos picked up their last point when it went wide and Gene Gaines conceded a single. BERT {-MACS Your Cycle Centre of the South BOYS' OR GIRLS' DELIGHT SIDEWALK BIKES Ball-bearing Air (ires streamers kick stand and chain guard ,95 B.R.C. BICYCLES 89 ,95 The bike with Mag wheels PHILIPS 3 SPEED FOLD-UP BIKES Ideal for Campers 89 .95 WE TAKE TRADES TERMS ARRANGED BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. 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