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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 'HE LETHBRIDGE HEKAID Thurtdov, Auguil Eskimos' offence still sputtering Keys not elated over win fOOSE BALL Players scramble for ball during West- ern Football Conference game Wednesday between Ed- monton Eskimos and British Columbia lions in Vancouver. Theismann. Ear Ion will be Lions clumped the Eskimos 11-1 as the Edmonton offence failed to get going once again. Gotta keying on quarterbacks T 0 II 0 T 0 IP) coach of Ottawa Rcugli Ridors. promises Toronto impressive statistics to back the n n the ground and also runner- oplimisin of tlicii- coach. Fullback Dennis Duncan is a Argonaut quarterbacks Joe j shade behind Toronto's Leon i up in thi! pass-catching depart- ment with 110 yards on 11 re- ceptions. Ottawa quarterback Gary Theismann and Greg Barton a j JIcQuay with 344 yards gained "hot time" in tonight's Eastern Football Conference encounter. "We'll be after their quarter- backs bke something they ha- ven't said Gotta. "I can t say we'll win, but I'll tell you they'll knew they've been; in an alley fight. "We're quick and strong the centre and we'll put pros- sure of their quarterbacks and ive figure to upset their guards I The Labor Club and the Con- 1 icr Wednesday nishls Both clubs en' dtwo games clown VANCOUVER (CP) Head conclt Eagle Keys of British Columbia Lions wasn't elated after his club's 11-1 Western Football Conference victory Wednesday over Edmonton Es- kimos but said, "from (.lie eyes of Ihe coach, it was a good win and we needed il." The Lions were never behind and sent a crowd of home happy after moving into sole possession of second place in the west with a record of two wins and two losses. Edmonton was left in the cel- lar with Winnipeg Blue Bomb- ers and Saskatchewan Rough- riders, all with one win and four losses, Calgary Stampeders lead the WFC with four straight wins. The First meeting of the season between the Lions and Stamped- ers will be next Tuesday in Cal- gary. DID AS EXPECTED Keys said the Eskimos "did we thought they would. They didn't fool us at all." "We need more confidence to play that type of defensive ball Our offence didn't bust out at al'.." The Lions scored only one louchdown. with quarterback I Paul Brothers throning a I yard scoring pass to Lefty Hen- rickson on the first play of the second quarter. Their other i points came from kicker Ken Phillips, who converted the touchdown and kicked a field goal and a single. Place kicker Dave Culler scored Edmonton's point on a Joe T h c i s m R n ,1 in vantage fiel.1' alleinp' production while Wayne Giar- j ln thc sctond had the best passing yardage for the yards on two rushed for 22 yards on five carries. Bob Houmard was Ed- the game leading ruslier, with 107 yards on 10 carries. Ifoumard's counterpart a t fullback for B.C., Jim Evenson. Jed his club on the ground wifh W yards on 1C carries. Lion halfback Josh Ashlon carried seven limes for 35 yards. Phillips continued to boost his stock with the fans by booting a first-quarter field goal and Ihe convert, and puuliug for a sin- gle point in the last minute of the game. Me averaged yards on eight piinLs. YARDSTICKS B.C. II EDMONTON 1 Flrsl down? Yards rusmng Yards pa-.r.ncj Ncl nflcncu Passes mado.lrlpd Inlerrcnlions yards Punls average Fumhles-losl penalties yards. 43.0 ....1036 t4< Nor man leads way Small field competing Wood is slighlK ahead of Argo's pulling out. We've got a lot ot things we can do." Argos load the EFC. having won all three of their games while Ottawa has won two of four. The Rough Riders are in second place with Hamilton- Tiger-CaLs. two points behind the Argonauts. I.eo Argonaut coach, lock GoLLa's remarks in stride. "Jocko (Gotta! is a good friend of mine and one of Ihe thir.g he would feel he had lo willi. T guess il's Ihe sort of few coaciies T haie a rapper! say." The Rough Riders carry some came when tractors both tried lo even their best of five Senior Men's Fastball League semi final series to one game a piece but found themselves two down af- Grabowski on waivers Provincials in Calgary the Tbr provincial final Margret Ward best ball zone were eyed competition will lie held in Cal- Green Bay's gary al Ihe Canyon Meadows golf course this Friday. The southern zone will be represented by Erma Bikman, Eileen Carter, Alice Weis and Margaret Metcalfe of Hender- son Lake, These four shotmakers eaj-n- ed the right to Lhe provincials by winning a 36 hole low team BAY. Wis. fAPl Jim Grabowski's career as one half of Green Bay Packers' Gold-Di'.sl Twins combination to an end Wednesday the National Football League club asked waivers on the ailing running back. I Grabowski, 26, was signed for a high bonus following a bril- j liant career at the University of i I Illinois, where he broke all of I Grange's records and six' Big Ten marks. He and Donny Anderson, anollter baby, successors to great backficld combination of the early Jim Taylor and Paul Hornung. Both saw Umited action action. The Labor Club met the M j and K Generals in Ihe first con- j slaced night and were trimmed 5-t by the defending champions. Dennis Allen earned his sec- j ond consecutive victory firing i a six hitter while Kayo Elliot I sLilfcred loss. I Wally Kruchkywich led the Genc-ial'.s nine hit attack rap- ping three singles while Jim Baird chipped in with two .sin- gles and Mike Slavich a home run. Bob Setaguchi poked out two for the Labor Club although not getting much mileage out of his pass recep- tions, is leading the conference in completions uilh II for 60 yards. Hugh Oldliam, 0 1 L a w a 's speedy flanker, is L.i ii-j E ast with ni ne cc mp 1 e t i ons from which he has struggled for yards to lead in pass yar- dage. Despite Wood's early season record, Gotta is thinking of going with Kick Cnssolta at quarterback. ''Sure. Wood is niv Nc. 1 quarterback bul Rick does some Mike Wilson conceded Lhc point. B.C.'s net yardage passing was 107 while Edmonton's was I 115. The Lions rushed for 155 yards and the Eskimos for 133. Final stat.isl.ics showed B.C. with total offence of yards and Edmonton with i The Lions had 16 first downs and the Eskimos 14. B.C fumbled twice and re- covered once, while Edmonton lost both their fmnbles. I Edmonton head ccach Ray j Jauch. made several I changes after his club was thrpshcd 31-1 hy Calgary a week earlier, said: tilings very and lie might j "Right now 1 can't sec more upset Lhc Ai'go said j than or three changes on of- fence." Fo-nner Calgary quarterback Larry Lawrence, who caine into the game for Edmonton in the third quarter, caught the eye of "I don't believe in the pla- tooning system for quarterbacks but a change now and then keeps your starter fresh." Gciia said he will make the final decision just before game lime. "With all that "the Argo tough hul .somehow or other l Keys. 'Thai LauTeiice can football." he said "He's going lalcnl snid! lo De an aLiribulc, which he have lo be i would be lo any foclball team. "He's going to gel boiler with The Dallas Cowbovs wont Lwo Meanwhile, the Argos insist: Problcm- tbat a slight leg injury won't games up on the Contractors in (heir semi-final series a close 5-4 victory last night. Dairyl Leavitt picked up Uie mound victory giving up six hits while Ron Zasadnv look their rookie years, 19GG, but made the starting lineup Lhe fol- lowing season. Grabowski, de- Crimson and decree stroked two singles apiece for the Couboys while Covrido Kanloni lined a triple and Larry Tralch a double. For Ihe Contractors Barry Mouse slammed a home nm and Zasadnv rranaged to aid Iiis own cause with two sin- gles. The semi-final playoffs could stop Barton from continuing his alternating quarterback routine with Theismann, and explosive halfback McQuay isn't im- pressed with M o n I r e a 1 Al- one ties' controversial .lohn Carlos, former world and Olympic sprint champion, i "I consider mypclf a football said McQuay, "f consi- i der Carlos a track in." i In a .football game, the font' I] man will come out on top." Jauch, ivas not yet ready to give up on Don Trull, NO RAISES spite sidelined after the all over tonight as the clubs j uith one of a sc, take field for third les of injuries that have plagrad stiaight mght. tarn, led Ihc Packers in rushing At net score at Lakeside. i that season with 466 yards. j Meanwhile Carol Andreachuk j Anderson, after being rele- i the Labor Club meets the j end Ailcen Metcalfe will repre-1 gated primarily to punting General sent the juniors in Lbe finals duties and a reserve role in the during the same day. Four zones with Ifi ladies and Form last, season and was the right juniors are expected to' Packers' top rusher with R53 I r ,T c S have been since 7 p.m. the Contraclcrs j S u n d a v economic announce- y get no pav raises for Rnlli games will bo at: backfield in 1069, regained his the Dave Klton fastball park. p-jvc San gers remain unsigned for new season. I lie the holdover quarterback who lias been rumored on the way mil in Edmonton. "Kow do you get rid of a guy because somebody dropped the hall on he said. "He had Mime things fall apart. But a lot of it ivasn't necessarily his fault." The Eskimo defence allowed only one touchdown, and that came on the second play after the offence lost the ball late in the first quarter. Charlie Bryant fumbled and B.C.'s Jim While recovered on Ihe Edmonton 30. B.C. quarter- back Paul Brothers passed lo Lefty Hcndrickson on the last play of the quarter to move the ball in closer and Ihen opened Ihc second quarter with a 25- yard touchdown pass to Ilcnd- rickson in the end Bryant, despite Ihp fumble. SASKATOON smallest field ui years, headed by colorful Moe Norman of Gil- ford, Ont., teed off this morning in the 72-hole Canadian Profes- sional Golfers' Association tour- nament. Norman, top money-winner' on the Canadian tour this season with more than including Ihe Alberta open championship, led Llie pro-am section Wednes- day with a sizzling five-under- par 65. He had a three-under par 33 on the front nine and came home in 32, two under. The major tournament of the Canadian season, offering S25.000 in prize money with to the winner, has at- tracted only 104 players com- pared with 170 in Ont., last year when Al Balding of Toronto finished first 282 Playing in light rain and cool tempei'atures on the par-70, course last year, Balding recorded a 76 in the 18- hole pro-am competition. WIIIBLEY HAS 66 One of the befler scores was lurned in by Frank Whiblcy of Scarborough, Out., who fired a four under-par 66 mcluding a 31, three under on the back nine. Whibley, 37, limits himself to only a few Canadian tourna- ments each year "because they don't offer enough money." "I decided lo compete in the Willow Park classic at Calgary last week and the CPGA event because of the money. Usually, I'm too busy to be bothered with oilier opens." Whibley had a 54-hole tolal of 216 in the Calgary tournament which offered He fin- ished 14lh and collected S375. The C P G A 's small field doesn't surprise executive direc- tor Bill Hamilton of Toronto. ''It's a matter of geography. It's more expensive to come from the east lo the west. We had a large field last year be- cause the bulk uf our member- ship is in Ihe east." TOP ONES HAND The former professional at the i Oakdale Club in Toronto said i it's an excellent field and "most: of the top players are here.'1 "Sometimes bulk doesn't mean anything We don't feel we have to go lo places more convenient to om members. We want lo promote golf and en- j hanee the image of the golf pro." In other pro-am scores. Boh; Cox of Richmond, B.C., seeking his first tournament victory since last August, had a three- under-par 67. "That's the tipoff." he said. "I'm going to break the jinx heie." Cox, winner of the CPGA tournament in 19G9 when he won more than 522.000, has earned less than 5500 this year. Ilerb Ilnlz.ficheiter of Ashburn. Onl., and Wilf Homenuik of Winnipeg are both highly-rated In Llie four-day lo compete in the pro- h cli ends Sunday. Each shot Bill Wright of Vancouver a blistering five-under-par In earlier competition, called 65 while Neil Green of "the professional bonus Loiirna- and Andy Black of Moose mont" for players who weren't had ELRICH TIRE j SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE LEAGUE East W L PCI. L Pet GBL Pittsburgh 73 51 .339 7J .14 .6J7 Chicago 66 55 .545 66 57 .537 lOVi St. Louis 67 57 .540 65 57 .533 H New York 60 ftl .496 York 63 61 .506 14 Philadelphia 53 67 .434 .51 70 d21 JJ'T Mon real 50 71 .413 J9 74 27 We si Los Angeles 66 53 .532 78 4rt .639 AManta 65 42 .512 City 61 55 .521 iji, Houston 61 kl Alb 60 63 ,46B IE'? Cincinnati 60 65 .-100 i7 H 3? 3 ,iGfi Uicyo 44 79 .368 55 66 32' i TODAY'i 51 70 ,121 Pillsbuigh Johnson 7-B al GAMES 6-V Hunler 15-lQ al Baltimore Only game IJ-i WEDNESDAY'S garfie Scheduled. Philadelphia DDO 030 o s San Frandjco 071 Ml 30x- T 9 I.WEDNESDAY'S sncJ Ryen; Cumberland 17 and Dicli, GiliSon (4J. HRs: SF-- Dielz 300 DOO 000- 3 1 f Boslon 010 Oil 5 1 Wright (11-13) Allen (7) La Roche New York M! 000 010 3 7 0 Los Angelej DDO CM 010 and Slephcnscn, Lonborq (7-5) Lee (81 Bolin (9) and Joscphsbn. WO 010 010 2 7 Sullen, e'rcwcr (54) and Sims. Monlrcal 200 000 476 San Diego 001 010 1 11 0 Morion (8-1 d) Marshall (7) and tlnte-man; Norman (2-10) and 030 000 11 4 t 1 Duming Farmer (7) Foster (G) and Fosse; Luehb-r (2-3) Corbin SiricKiand (6) and Witter w a d. HR: Otiva (21.) Houston 100 CCD 110 101 000 2 7 1 p llsburgh oil loo 3 15 001 003 410 W Culver (71 l.L'n.rtilL-r f-2 (137) am Per. and Miller IP, (CJ and Frcelion; Word (14-P) aril May. MRs: Hnrrn.ann. HR: Chi .v.elton Rallimore 000 006 670 Chicago ODD 002 7 U 0 AManla 10D 100 100 7 U 111 DOO fl B 1 Cucllai (15 i) and Hendricks; S a- Poppas (15-10) e.iu" Cannirrnro; (135, Krausse (6) Weaver (9) Mor- kro (12-10) McQueen