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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Fat Sullivan A bit of everything One can get awfully upset coaching minor sports but Barry Thompson of Victoria went to extremes was found guilty of assault on a six year old league player in a game played last July Ac- cording to reports he grabbed young David held him shoulder high and shook him like a top He shook him so hard said one witness could have killed Women are still unwelcome in some areas In Ohio a college coach has been brought up on the carpet twice for allowing women to compete in men's intercollegiate compeition .The Ohio Conference prohibits women from competing in any sport The 61st annual general meeting of the Lethbridge Country Club Golf Course is planned for next Sunday at Susie Bawden School one of the main topics of discussion is cer- tain to be the expansion of the current nine-hole layout to 18 holes .'The meeting commences at 2.30 and is open to all shareholders You can have a say in but you must be there to be heard Gerry Cheevers jumped at the chance to play the Russians with the junior Edmonton Oil Kings when he jumped to the World Hockey was ineligible to play for Team Canada in September of 1972 It was just as well Cheevers never did impress me with his netminding abilities The Russians shmjW havp fun with him How do coaches handle the frustrations of a losing season. Dick Selcer that a beautiful University of Wisconsin assistant coach says that when he gets frustrated he goes home and picks a fight with his wife He's 5-5 for the season at home I wonder how he does it9 I can't even manage a draw The University of British Columbia have been selected as the first Canadian hockey team to play in China A medical team and training specialists will also accom- pany the athletes A series of joint training sessions and clinics will also be held in conjunction with the tour Here we go teach another nation our national sport and we'll have to find a new one Howard the greatest man in the just ask bombed in Toronto during Grey Cup week. It's unusual because he for my a great announcer and very few are more knowledgeable Johnny on reports that Spiro Agnew might be a part owner of a team in the proposed World Football League says want to watch a team called the Chicago Nolo Contenders' I have a minor hockey scoresheet on my desk today and it reads Lethbridge Voyageurs Fort Macleod Cougars 5 The only problem is it should read O'Sulhvan Voyageurs three One of the O'Sulhvan not to be mixed with this fine Irish Sullivan scored all five goals But which one There are enough O'Sullivans in Macleod to field a team of their own How do you narrow it down to one' The Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Fla has a dog as its official mascot. The breed' Spitz The'dog's name9 Bob Nebraska athletic director likes Johnny rookie of the year in the Canadian Football' League According to and he has seen and coached some great is not only the greatest athlete I ever he is the greatest athlete I have ever seen The only thing he could not do real well was drive a car Turn about is fair play The University of Missisippi's press book had listed the score of Louisiana State's last second victory over Ole Miss in 1972 as Miss LSU 10-7 After Louisiana's squelching of Mississippi a couple of weeks ago. tne LSU student r.ev.spapcr ran the following headline over its report of the game Ole Miss LSU And did you hear that they had to rush President Nixon s dog to the vet7 He had developed a tape worm Southern Alberta Juvenile League HOCKEY VAUXHALL LETHBRIDGE LEGIONAIRES ELKS Dec. 2nd p.m. HENDERSON ICE CENTRE Adults Students Children Hull to get tough By LLOYD JOHNSTON Canadian Press Staff Writer Mild-mannered Bobby Hull is about to become an ogre. He's trading his toothpaste smile and velvet glove for a whip time has come to get tough with this the playing-coach said as he ordered a morning workout for his Jets after they lost an embarrassing 5-2 decision Fri- day to Los Angeles Sharks before Winnipeg fans. The Sharks played 11 games last year and early this season before beating the Jets last week in Los Angeles and Fri- day night's back-to-back vic- tory ruined the opening of an eight-game home stand for Winnipeg. the Jets had been terrors at winning eight games. Then came a dis- astrous road trip in which they claimed only one now they've lost two in a row in Winnipeg. seems the nicer you the more people take advan- tage of you On the other clubs if you're late for a late for a a late for a another no matter how good the ex- cuse Hull said. something isn't done soon with this it will be too late. are two things wrong with this guts and no togetherness Nobody wants to push themselves to work for somebody In the other Ted who retired as a player only a week ago to coach the said he was particularly pleased with the victory thought all along we had the talent. We were in a slump at the beginning of the but in the last couple of weeks we have begun to he said. The Sharks now have Van- couver Blazers to keep them company in the basement of the West Division Each club has 18 just three behind the fourth-place defending division Winnipeg. The Sharks go on to Chicago to meet the Cougars while Houston Aeros play the Nordiques in Quebec City. Ed- monton Oilers are guests of Cleveland Crusaders On Chicago plays at New Minnesota is at Edmonton visits Quebec is at Win- nipeg and Houston plays in Toronto against the who won the only other match Friday 2-1 the Fighting Saints in St. Minn i noniMUE I Shut-eyed serve Stan Smith of the United States closes his eyes and twists his face after making a serve to Australia's John Newcombe in the opening round of the 1973 Davis Cup world finals which opened Friday in Cleveland North Stars' O'Brien stayed out of fight By THE CANADIAN PRESS Minnesota North Stars final- ly found the winning but in the view of coach Parker it was some uncharacteristic non- belligerence by rugged defenceman Dennis O'Brien that provided the spark. The North Stars defeated Vancouver Canucks 5-4 in the only National Hockey League game Friday but in analyzing the it was O'Brien's cool head that won McDonald's plaudits. The incident occurred in the O'Brien accidentally clipped Bobby Schmautz of the Canucks with his but referee Lloyd Gilmour didn't spot the infraction. He spot Schmautz' retaliatory spearing of O'Brien and raised his arm to call a penalty. When the play was whistled Schmautz hustled over to O'Brien and began pummelling the Minnesota player. But the defenceman just covered up The Vancouver forward got a double and although the Canucks kept up the the penalties took the edge off their efforts was the big play of the said McDonald. O'Brien even so much as raises his he gets a penalty and we've only got a two-minute advantage. Den- nis was really Fred Danny Tony Buster Harvey and Bill Goldsworthy scored a goal apiece to give the North Stars only their fifth win in 22 games. Dennis Richard Andre Boudnas and John Wright replied for the who remained mired in last place in the NHL's east one point behind New York Islanders Minnesota is sixth in the West one point behind fifthplace Pittsburgh Penguins NHL teams face a heavy schedule on the with 14 of the 16 teams seeing ac- tion tonight and 12 on Sunday MINNESOTA VANCOUVER 4 Firtt Period Vancouver Ververgaert 3 3 01 2 Minnesota Goldsworlhy 14 tall. 10 08 3 Featherstone 4 1958 4 46 Stcond Lemieux 2 4 12 5 Stanfield 2 5 48 6 Minnesota Grant 12 Stan- 7 46 7 Vancouver Boudnas 6 11 50 451. Dailey Dunn 8 40. Wright majors 957 Third Minnesota Harvey 4 2429 Van- Wright 3 5 08 7 Schmautz double minor 8 30 O'Brien 17 34 Shots on goal by Minnesota 15 11 Vancouver 13 10 First place is at stake ASSOCIATED PRESS Firstplace is at stake. The Denver Broncos are trying to hold on to it. Dallas Cowboys are trying to get back into it. The who have their fans higher than the Mile-High are higher than they've ever been this late in a National Football League season. They're first in the American Conference their lead over Oakland and Kansas City is a tenuous one at best. The Raiders and who usually find themselves in a two-way dogfight for the divisional lead around this time of the are in a dogfight this time it's for second Going into Sun- day's they're tied in the runner-up spot and their 6- 4-1 records have them just one-half game back of the 6-3- 2 who took over the divisional lead last Sunday with a 14-10 squaker over the Chiefs which has made it through the last seven games without a of them have been its last home game of the regular sea- son Sunday against the Cow- a team neanng the des- peration point for another vic- tory. is one game back of first-place in the National Conference East U.S. beaten CLEVELAND Stan Smith and Erik van Dillen hold the key that will keep the door open for the United States in the 73rd Davis Cup tennis world finals Smith and van Dillen face an Australian doubles team today in the third match of tennis' supreme test. The Australian team has not been named yet The winners will be decided in the best-of-five match series Aussies John Newcombe and Rod Laver defeated Americans Stan Smith and Tom Gorman in the first two single matches in marathon tennis bouts Friday Newcombe heavy-served and backhanded his way to a 6- 6-4 win over Smith in the first match faltering in his first settled down and over- came the much younger Gor- 6-1 Newcombe was asked after his three-hour hard-fought vic- tory if he would be rested enough to have a go at the dou- bles today worn out the 29- year-old Australian said sure don't feel like I just got out of but I feel like I'll be ready Saturday About today's doubles Newcombe said have a possibility of three different pairs. We're not pussy footing around. We're really not sure played more than three and one-half hours Fri- day night and his victory didn't come until 10.10 p.m. trained well for the matches and despite my hav- ing trouble with my back I have an excellent trainer in Stan Nichols and he knows how to take care of Laver said AB GETS LESSON ST. LOUIS Ab Demarco. St Louis Blues' young will be lost to the National Hockey League team for at least a week after his fight Tuesday night with tough Bob of Vancouver Canucks Hockey scene busy See the for Best Deal For Every Wheel KIRK'S TIRE SALES LETHBRIDQE 1621 3rd Ave. S. Phone TABER 6201 50th Avenue Phone 223-3441 B.C. Phone 423.7746 CHARGEX Lethbridge Longhorns of the Alberta Junior Hockey League may be on the road to Edmonton but the local hockey picture is loaded with action Lethbridge Y's Men's Native Sons are at home for two Central Alberta Junior B League encounters. Tonight at 8.30 they play host to Oyen while Sunday at two Drumheller pays' a visit Both games are set for Henderson Ice Centre. A pair of Southern Alberta Juvenile League games are also on tap for this weekend The Midget Elks and Juvenile ing victories during the will play once each at home Tonight at 8 30 at Adams Ice Centre the who own their first game under new coach Ralph Guzzi will seek to make it two straight when they host Okotoks Oilers Sunday the Warriors hit the road for a seven o'clock game with Vulcan on the other will entertain Vauxhall Legion- naires at Henderson Sunday evening at 8 30 In a Spud League contest this afternoon at Henderson at 4.30 the Marlands are at home And equally the Cowboys are scrambling not only to move into first place but also to stay in wild-card playoff contention. going to be a tre- mendous football says Dallas coach Tom Landry are two hot teams in the league right and we're catch- ing one of them in their own park. It'll be a tough chore for us Sunday's other games are Cleveland at Kansas Oakland at the New York Giants at Baltimore at the New York Buffalo at Detroit at St Los Angeles at Minnesota at Cincin- New Orleans vs. Green Bay at Philadelphia at San Francisco and San Diego at New England In a key Monday night Pittsburgh is m Miami. The wild-card slot in each conference goes to the divi- sional runner-up with the best record In the only 10-1 in the has clinched a division title Oakland and Kansas City in the plus and Cincin- in the Central Divi- sion are all vying for a title or the wild card In runner-up 6-5 in the also has wild-card hopes SPORT FANS By GARY KIRK Here s an amazing tact that shows how high player salaries have gotten in sports One team in pro basketball reportedly is paying one super-star so much money that if they sell all the tickets to every game they play they still can I break even1 And that s just the salary of one player' Of all the pro football in which one do you think was able to score the mott polnti in one record li held by the 1961 Houston scored 513 points that and that has never been team was led by Billy Cannon and George Blenda Here s a hockey oddity Over the years the Chicago Blackhawks have hired and fired more coaches than any other NHL team but interestingly enough the only team to be coached now the same person who coached the team since the 1967 expansion is Chicago with Billy Reay I bet you didn't know Kirk's has new Snowplow Retreads in all sizes lor the one low price of only 15.95 each These are the sensible alternative to the high ol brand new tires. 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