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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 TH1 IETHBRIDGE WJ3AID F'lefov, 1972 Heidcv finally makes it Herron not the least bit happy The tremendously depressed for Jim out and had a go with Jinn j Rider's 19-year-old placekicker. I "I've stiil not had a good year." o were Stilhi agon. How does he lose Stilhvagcm tonight in front of I was runner up to Young and Split end was a new position and I win? I don't really fop! great. everybody was here and 1 j was happy. fw he'd played came up the winner." "I'm coming back next year, j halfback I feel honored but I don't Ealey, the rookie choice, said j you belter believe he fee! like goins out on the IOV.TI ;he was pleased at his win, but [said. tonight to kick up my heels as I i his immediate goal was to lead j Jim Young, the Lions' know there is somebody some-j the Ticats to the Grey Cup] brilliant -.vide receiver. ?aid hJs This was the second time he'd Jerry Organ, Ottawa Plough been named best Canadian and HAMILTON" (CP1 backstreets of Chicago drawn into Canada's top foot- ball awards Thursday night. shortly after it was announced Garne'y Henley was the best j player in the country this year. While Henley, as Evervthino in this football-mad j where who feels badly as J do j championship against Sas- j goal is to be voted accepting happy. j Roughriders Sunday j player in Canada. tr.e plaudits of "I'd feel deeply erateful and Mack Herron of Winnipeg Blue I honored had it been me who Bombers, the runner-up to Hen- ley, said he should have won the award- were just being pre- sented to the public as two dif- ferent people-a good guy and a bad guy, more or Herron said at a news conference fol- p lowing the announcement of the i Scheoley awards. 1 He added later. you know. Carney Henley being a school teacher. Herron beln g for the and he'd only started getting used to being a receiver late in the sea- son. Next year would be better. "I'm a pass receiver don't have to play football any more. If I stay away from in- juries I can probably play an- other 10 he said. BIG DAY FOR TWO GROUPS The Ciiy of Uthbridge and the Uthbridce Figure Skatina Club corpbired rscen tly at the Civic Mayor Andy Andenort (holding hat) accept the to a r-t" ice cleaning machine from figure jng Club president 8iU peifv.-ni'< at Second from !sft 15 Sreve Arisman cf the Porks end Recreation Department white at right is Ellison, past president of the club. Grouped in beck ere rrerrbers cf the Figure Skaiing Club who won their divisions at the Scuthern Alberta chcrrpicnsnics in Pincher Creek lair weekend. The front of skaters are, left ro right. Lech Brcwn, Janet, Hcily Magulre and Maureen At back, left to Mark Hcrtilriuke, Donna Rude, Knowies end Grant Screnson. (Rick Ervin ir HA raids cruise problems prc from Chicago, the ghetto." HAD IT TOUGH TOO Henley said he wasn't being drawn a n y controvert although "I had it tough in the early years, The other top awards went to John Helton of Calgary Stampe- ders, best lineman; Jim Young of British Columbia Lions; best Canadian, ami Chuck Ealey o( Hamilton Tiger-Cats, best rookie. Herron said he agreed that Ealev was the best rookie and that he (Herronj should have been competing against Ealey rather than Henky for the top- player av.-srd. Henley, pSayiriE full-time as a j uide receiver for the first time in his 13-year career with the T i-ais, Eastern Football Confer- ence champions, said 1572 wasn't his best year, Wh en you cons id er all- riirrurxi, I probably did a few more things in 1562 vnen I played ways and very sel- dom left the field. T think I had a good year in 1963 and 1S65, buf it's very difficult to com- pare offence and defence. From I the standpoint of satisfaction' it's been a very good year for me. you Ti-ant to consider an over-all year, probably was i my best year playing both of- fence and defence." NOMINATED BEFORE Coaches remain quiet, no one tipping hand HAMILTON fCPl The game, according to long-range! Other highlights of Grey Cup posing coaches counted their j forecasts by the local weather week Thursday included an- cards and neither dared to office. Cloudy skies and light are also called for. but only light snow flurries, if any, are expected Sunday. claim an advantage EO it re- mained for the Canadian Foot- ball League executive to liven up Grey Cup week festivities to- ri av. nouncement of the league's player swards. Carney Henley of the Ticats was named out- standing pJayer; John Helton of Calgary Stampoders won the Sunday's national final is set top lineman award; Jim Young the coaches Dave Skrien of to start at Jl a.m. M5T. ano! tele- of British Columbia Lions was Saskatchewan Roughriders and vision coverage will be provided named best Canadian, and on both the CBC and CTV na- Chuck Ealey of the Ticats won i best rookie honors. JOHN HELTON Jerry Williams of Hamilton TV faced a general news tional networks. i conference grilling Thursday. ______ They kept their remarks un- controversial. talking aboutj n titlf 1 such things as the condition of! J u 3% the artificial playing surface st t Ivor Wynne Stadium, where their teams meet in the cham- pionship Sunday, and about their injury-free lineups. today, the spotlight i switches to the leagues execu- j T.' Bruce Stew art of Calgary five committee meetings where! had his way a majority of curl- expansion to the United States f ers would use push brooms. is expected to be one of the first And if more curlers thought subjects on the agenda. they could be as successful as The issue has the wealthier; Stewart they would convert to Eastern teams pressing for ex- the unorthodox push type panion while the West is ex- i sweepers, pec ted to stand against the However, Stewart remains move. one of the few who use them. Stewart back Grey Cup Rainbow Bonspiel title this evening at the Leth- Cliff Forry. of Lethnridge, will provide the opposition for Stewart in today's opening draw at five o'clock. A second draw goes at with draw's to con- tinue throughout the day Satur- In the words of CFL Coramis- j and barring any ratal-seen cir-: Sunday s final draw is set GARS'EY HEXJ-EY proiect dies JL o OAKLA.NT) fAP A.i Pirder and M'a Charles 0. .novir.s ail tr.e to-rard the top o: '.re world this summer. .Va- bonal Hockey Lea iesm was turning into rc-clsrna- tion project. "We had the start of some- tiling and they let it slip Stan Giibertson. one frustrated youns play Finlev 5 California Finley, the Ciiicaav, insur- ance millionaire, almost 30 years building his Oakland Athletics into a pennant con- tender. He was rewarded this year v.hen thsy beat Cincin- nati Reds in baser-jail's World Series. The Seals, in the sword season under P'inley'5 ership, just missed making the NHL playoffs last year. Then carne the summer raid-? by new World Hockey As- sociation, which sisned promising youn? players oft the Seals' "We had 12 to 15 guys en this club who were gwxJ players on the up when season ssirl Gilberts 'I 'Kousht all be back to pick it up frorn there." The Seals had just iwt 2-1 to St, Louis Blues before 2.402 fans Wednesday nistrt sr.d dropped deeper into thr- ern Division "This club hid a future." said the 23-year-oM left- winger, "Where is it It's in tr.e ether The ex-Seal; in the WHA in- clude Bobby fteny Kodiaks stop Carroll 94-76 Lethnri'lgft Corr.rr, ur.iiy Kvliaks proved ?i polrvr.: Triursday in K ft I e n a, I Merit. j Carroll Collese recently T-'on i the Cornrnnraty Coiltse'-i Pres-! ident's Inv-Itstiona! toumey ar.d felt) thfty crjtjM as easily won it. Krxiiaks. didn't reach tr.t final and had to until last evening to rr.ett the ifontaria cluh. Vfrx-n the did fmal- lv it the far season fans j for an October gsrr.e assirsst j Atlanta Flames ar.d they're averasir.s throush their j Tr.eir he-it home crnv. 1 against Boston Bruirs that in Friday night's garr.e '.V.'-- York "Rangers. No rjf.e i- blamin? the small crowds for the team's show- ing. says: :We can before on the road and 7, Southwest Henley, was nominated as, the best player in Canada i 1565, 1S56 and tell, but fin- ished cut of the money. Asked whether he would have beea ir.ore satisfied had he won the award as a defensive player, he said: I "Yes I think I would have be- cause I don't think a defensive player will ever win it. People I The 13T2-73 ok at football as scoring, and j Boy's a fin- T hoop season have A will open sioner Jake Gaudaur, it should cumstances he will continue to produce some "interesting dis- do so. They have been good to the likeable Calgary snotmaker. ROSTERS 1 At Thursday's coaches news conference, both Skrien and i declared their renters set. I 'We've been said Williams, referring to the lack: of injuries, "And our fortune continued through the last game. We'll be !C'j per cent." j "We'll the same 32-man J roster that vre had in the semi- j i final ar.d final." said Slcrien. i "And they'll all be herlthy. j do have three other plsry-1 ers us who are on the in- fo r A total of 32 rinis are entere-i in this year's More Stewart his Co-rt own; than in prize money is up quartet open defence of Sheir for grabs in major events. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES South "B" all Conference officially open its ho can run the ball, catch the ball and throw the j schedule with games bau are ihe people V.TJJ are go- j night. ir.2 to set most of the press and year most oi its attention. It's just Stirling Lakers open nature. Defensive players probably have more than offensive players; they have to these stars. "But I'm most happy r6" ceive it this -i-ay." rie :iaid vear had "sort o{ league to- jury Bailey and Ed McQuarters would affect our over-all oper- ation, but they haven't been with us for so long that should be at tbe same strength that we've been at for the whole second half of the season." Skrien said he thought the ar- tificial turf here more firm than v.hen the Rouahies played EE2TA JUNIOR 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Eait Di'i: u'ings force fhe ar.d other leasne to hor.or old N'HL doesn't happen' probably r.orr.e in fir.d 10 rr.ore BEI.KIS' ADVANCE-S SAO PAL'I.O Belkin o- .'.Tor.trea! rief '.'jrr.ed it on in Kalf ar.d going Cur. the way for the. Kodiak.s with 23 points Fjv.isht Vrnite, Diidas Gary V-'iSliams eacri came up -7J per cent of their shots frorn the field they v-ere on 74 per cent frorn the foul iine. i The locaU are in Miv.oula to- night to meet the University of .'-for. tan a. Thurs'isy sr.rt advanced tr.e r.esr by hosting Taber V.1. R. Myers Trotters. Coaidale Kate their first game of the season Andrews Gaels visit Milk River here last summer. Cornets, Winston Churchill Bull- j "I don't kr.ov.' whether Jer dogs entertain Fort Maderxi F. "P. Walshe Flyers and the Rcture Butte Sugar Kings tra- p-jt r.ew- Hfe in an old i vel to Vauxhall to take on the zrA he was considering Vikings. tiri.iz. I Al! games are tentatively Apparectlv, IJerron wasn't for P. p.m. or as svjn a- the'only loser who felt badly, conclusion of the junior boy's Jim Stillxagon of Toronto Argo- j varsity matches which get un- nail's, like. Helton a defensive j at 7 p.m. tar--'e Ion to the Stampeder in i Meanwhile games in Southwest Girl's to! ball Conference will open their 1S72-73 The defending champion Win- ston Church Griffins will travel to Fort for a game against the Meteors and the Vauzhall Vi-Queens meet the Sugar in PJr.-'.ure Butte. gsmes are or: tsp for p.m. the lineman voting. He didn't stick around mfrct the press, leaving the ar- rnorie-. hy a back dvjr as soon r as tr.e ceremonies were over. j Hftlton had mixed feelings j about av.ard. build myself up a.s a rny OV.TI "I di' I would concur, but it seemed to j us the turf was far more spongy i in the SO-degree beat than it is now in temperatures and we like if better the way it is right now." The 30-fJegree temperatures J Skrien spoke of are likely to _ continue through to Sunday's asxetiNeilftoii knocked L out of action j; LOS AN'GELES 'AP) Jim Neilson. York P.anger de-1c fenoeman. reinjured his right foot Wednesday night against: Angeles Kings and -Mil be i sidelined for an indefinite pe- Ij LEADERS 5 11 IK HOCKEY SCORES WESTERN LEAGUE Eatlirn Diviji-jn 3 J? M 71 3 Si 71 71 3 K 104 I? 5 f, ?S 17 Meetings open today West avoiding expansion issue NOT1C! SKI SCENE SPORTS LTD. COLLEGE MALL be known as DIETER'S SKI AND SPORTS DIETER GRENGROSS, Owner Sams locoliori: Collage Mall Phono 327-0553 Dieter eu fo drop infs SV< tsr afl each city ar.d the contracts of all the players. Tnus. the league could .set av.ardin? fran- chises to different im- mediatcly. An.-! don't think." added that, find prepared to step mijoh in limelight. The four Eastern Conference Toronto, Ham- ilton and edly agreed rot to let i.v-.ije die and that they still want to expand into the American mar- ket. T-.ey relieve that unless they do. Csnadiari fold :r. anv case ir. fwjr'or fr.e ;.ear-. Sim Berger in Mw.treal. appear he trx; leaders in the expansion aiive. irrevo- ger, who paid 1.2 million dollars! csble. CFI. not, for the three years r.ov-ever, have to wait for a ago. has sr.o'her miiSiori to take action ..ifico 'her ir: replacing tr.e teams. L'n- an to re- der the cor.stiti: coup his Bassett un-[ acutaily Ovt of fhe Canadjar. Football rnu.-.t ?ive of ir.Vjri- in January in order to be clear oy iS76. ti'-': f'int Harniiton, O-.tav.a, and Montreal desert the ship it .'neari the er.d of the Cf'I. in four '.ities. g'rr.eral man- of the Bii-e ez- piair.ed ir. this way. sideraiion for the vacant Tor- onto Argonauts position. If he gereral-manager of the Bomb- ers. said I.urisford, John Basf.ett is considering first thing he'll have to do is seek perrni.ssiori from our cluh to talk to him. But we haven't head a word from him as of now." Ijjnsford said that If the Ar- goes eventually did go after Spavital, he would naturally 0 r.e Canadian Football league official, who for obvious rea.ions did not wish his name meritior.ed, said: "After our meetings in Winnipeg arid Mr. Eassett's resultant talks with John Munro, thought tr.e subject of expansion to the US. j give them permission to do so. over ar.d rior.e v.-ith. It's I "It's no good a man try; had if it isn't ar.d that on your staff if he wants to we have men in the game v.ho leave because he's got a better are more interested in making; But one thing is sure, the Or.c--. al! or ar.y of tKo fwjr than ffAtering the wouldn't get Spavital gava notice of intent to of football, r think it's fine if a j away from us without a more- CFL their decision' can do well finan- cislly, bjt that shouldn't bo the overall objective." Rumors keep making the that Jirn Spavital. who has dor.e an in the league, his three years with the filue might be under con- Ury conside-a'.ion. That is, I. would expect them to pay us what it would cost to go into the field and get a replacement." .Spavital is r.ot attending the Grey Cup final, being in the United States on a scouting mission. TIRE Present Junior B Hockey Action SATURDAY, DEC. I P.M. OLDS of LETHBRIDGE SUNDAY, DEC. 3 P.M. DRUMHELLER at LETHBRIDGE All games will be played al HENDERSON ICE CENTRE ELRICH TIRE LTD. 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