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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Decombir 6, 1971 THE tETHBRIDGE HERAtD 7 Andreachuk and George sparkle for locals Sugar Kings sweep weekend junior set "Now they're showing their true colors." The Lethbridge Sugar Kings were flying high as they picked up two Alberta Junior Hockey League victories at the Adams Ice Centre over the weekend. Saturday night the Sugar Kings Wasted the Drumheller Falcons 5 1 and then came back Sunday to subdue the de- fending champion Red Deer Rustlers 5-2. In Sunday night's encounter both clubs came out like block- busters to entertain a packed crowd at Adams with some of the finest hockey played there this season. Handy Andreachuk opened the scoring for the Sugar Kings at the mark of the first period when he finished off a perfect three way passing play from Ken Dodd and Dave George. Dodd made it 2-0 for the Kings at the mark of the second period but Greg Scott retaliated for the Rustlers 31 seconds later. Andrechuk came back scor- ing his second goal of the evening on a power play effort less than two minutes later. Trailing 3 1 going into the final 20 minutes of play, Dale Lewis cut the Hustlers' deficit by one, tallying at the mark. Dave George, who turned up with a solid performance in his first weekend series with the Sugar Kings Uiis season, put the Kings two up once again at George returned to the Kings after a brief stint with the Cal- gary Centennials and the Vic- toria Cougars in the AVestern Canada Junior Hockey League. Terry Tarnow wound up the scoring at the mark. During the three periods of Henderson tops senior final Stewart, Rainbow are old friends By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Victory in the annual Rain- bow Bonspiel is getting to be a habit for Bruce Stewart and his mates from Calgary. As one patron at the Leth- bridge Curling Club put it "there he goes again with his pockets bulging." For Stewart and his push broom rink it marked the sec- ond straight year he has carted home the top prize from the Rainbow event. Meanwhile, in the Half Cen- tury event held in conjunction with the Rainbow Tom Hender- son of the host club and his foursome emerged with the spoils in tile A sectiqn of that event. Some 32 rinks took part in the three day Rainbow competi- RAINBOW CHAMPIONS Bruce Stewart of Calgary, left, and his mates won the A section of the annual Rainbow Bonspiel over the weekend. With Stewart, left to right are third Mel Little, second Bob Marshall and lead John Mayer. 'B' SECTION WINNERS Terry Lyon of Pincher left won the B honors In the Rainbow Bonspiel with help from, left to right, Jim Burns third, Arnold Toews second and Mai Holtman at lead. Lion and another 12 in the sen- ior honspiel. Stewart climaxed a five-vic- tory visit to Lethhridge with a narrow 10-8 win over G i 1 Schmaltz, also of Calgary. The victory was worth to Stewart's quartet. The climb to the title started Friday with a win over Steve Gillies of Lethbridge in the first round. The talented Calgary skip added wins against Don Pottin- ger and Ray 'full, both of Cal- gary and finished off his week- end's work by stopping Al Ter- riff of Calgary in the semi-final setting the stage for his match with Schmaltz. Joining Stewart on his win- ning rink were third Mel Little, second Bob Marshall and lead John Mayer. In earning a berth in the final Schmaltz picked up victories over Cliff Forry of Lethbridge in UK semi-final as well as wins against Larry Fransdcn of Medicine Hat, Terry Lyon of Pincher Creek and Wayne Mc- Lennan of Coaldale. For Henderson and his rink of Neal Dumka, Art Beaton and Al Packard the win was worth Henderson sidelined a stub- born Bill Townsend of Lelh- bridge 9-6 in the final. On las way to the final Hen- derson upended Harry Hudson and Garth Pilling of Lethbridge and Frank Sloan of Cardston. Townsend won his other games against Cam McKay of Milk River and Stu Beagle of Blackie. In the B final of the Rainbow Terry Lyon and his mates best- ed Dale Grrves of Champion in the final. Groves LS a former Rainbow champion. Lyon defeated Fred Kalicum of Lethbridge in the semi-final while Groves ousted Ray For- sylhe of Calgary. Lyon earned A purse of went to Bill Allen of Olds as he won the B section of the senior bonspiel downing Stu Beagle in the final. Allen won out over Gordon Hacking of Taber in the semi- final while Beagle got past Sloan. SENIOR CHAMPS Tom Henderson, left, and his Lethbridge rink won the Half Century honors over the weekend at the Lethbridge Curling Club. With Henderson are, left to right, third Neai Dumka, second Art Beaton and lead Al Packard. Warriors clump Vauxliall 7-3 The Lethbridge Warriors tra- velled to Vauxhall and sunk the host Hornets 7-3 in Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League action Saturday night. John Boyle and John Milroy each potted in two goals apiece to pace the Warriors while Lou Lavorato, Doug Pinney and Bob Brown scored singles. Frank Willis, John Haws and Riek Olsen replied for the Hor- nets. 247 yards for Willie Ellison Ram back sets rushing record By THE ASSOCIATED PttESS Los Angeles Rams running back Willie Ellison started things off in grand style against New Orleans Sainls Sunday. The five-year veteran raced 80 yards for a touchdown early in the first quarter and then rushed 2-17 yards in 2f> carries for a National Football League record. "It took a lot of extra effort and stamina. It's flic happiest day of my the 200-pound Ellison said after the Kams up- ended Now Orleans -iri-28. Ellison's performance stole attention from a 105-yard kick- off return by Travis Williams and three touchdown tosses by Unman Gabriel. More Sjj on page 8 iilitiit JIc broke the standard of 243 yards set by Cookie Gilchrist of Buffalo against the New York- Jets on Dec. 8, 1963 in the American Football League and the mark of 237 yards estab- lished twice by former Cleve- land standout Jim Brown. "Just, about everybody told me at halftime that I would get the lie said. "Tlie line did a tremendous job of blocking and Gabriel did a great job of selecting plays against the New Orleans defence.1' In olher contests Sunday, San Diego Chargers upset Minnesota Vikings 30-14, New England Pa- triots stunned Miami Dolphins 34-13, Philadelphia Eagles edged Detroit Lions 23-20, Cleve- land Browns nipjied Cincinnati Bengals 31-27, Atlanta Falcons defeated Oakland Raiders 24-13, Houston Oilers swamped Pitts- burgh Steelcr.i 20-3, Washington Redskins crushed New York Giants 23-7, Denver Broncos downed Chicago Bears (Jrrcn Bay Packers and SI. Louis Cardinals buttled to a 18- 16 tie and Baltimore Colts blanked Buffalo Bills 24-0. In Saturday's game, Dallas Cowboys swarmed over New York Jets 52-10. San Francisco entertain Kansas City Chiefs in tonight's televised game. The Dolphins' setback spoiled their bid to clinch the American Conference's East Division title and moved them into a show- down with the Colts. Minnesota's unexpected loss stopped them from sewing up the National Conference's Cen- tral Division crown. Quarterback John Hadl led his team 63 yards in seven plays to set up the go-ahead touchdown as the Chargers bar- reled from behind to reel off 20 points in the final quarter. With the Stcclcrs' upset over the Lions, Minnesota could have so- cured Central Division laurels by winning. Several Miami miscuos and precision passing by rookie Jim Plunked, snapped the Dolphins eight-game victory streak i Mercury Morris took the opening kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown to give Miami an early lead, but Plunkctt then ri- fled eight straight passes to set up a touchdown, Plunkett, who celebrated his 24th birthday Sunday, completed 16 of 23 passes for 223 yards. Leroy Kelly plunged four yards with remaining as the Browns garnered the AFC's Central Division title, which they will retain even if they lose their final two games. Norm B u 1 a i c h 's one-yard lunge capping a 78-yard march broke a scoreless Lie in the third period and veteran Johnny Uni- tas then fired a five-yarder to Ray Perkins for his first scoring pass of the season. The Falcons intercepted Dar- ylo Lamonica twice and re- covered three fumbles in hand- ing tlio Raiders their second straight loss. Atlanta also suf- forrd five turnovers but .scaled the win afler Oakland couldn't score afler grabbing a fumble on the Atlanta (our. play, Warner Crawford was called on to make 35 stops in the Kings' net while Graham Parsons handled 30 for the Rustlers. In the penalty department, the Kings were charged with six of the nine minor penalties called and also picked up one of the two majors. Randy Andrea c 1) u k, who starred with two goals and three assists, and Dale Lewis were tabbed with five minutes each after a brief altercation at the mark of the final period. Coach Thompson of the Rus- tlers was also nailed with a game misconduct at the con- clusion of the game. Three Sugar Kings earned the El Rancho Motor Hotel star player trophies selected by Al Hammer, sports director of CKRD-Radio-TV of Red Deer. Andreachuk was named the first star while Crawford and George were second and third stars respectively. Although the Kings came out on top over the weekend, they also suffered a loss due to an injury. Mare hall Chalmers, the lanky rearguard went crashing into the boards near the end of the final period Sunday night and Is reported to have a brok- en collarbone. Sunday Blaine McLeod scored in overtime to give Calgary Ca- nucks a 6-5 victory over Edmon- ton Movers. The goal was McLeod's third of the game. He scored Ca- nucks' fourth and fifth markers, both in the third period, as the Calgary squad recovered from a 5-2 third-period deficit. Saturday nipht. Dave George made his return to the Sugar Kings a big one as he notched a trio of markers to pace them to their 5-1 win over Drumhel- ler Falcons. George McCrea and Mike Clarke compleied the scoring for the Kings while Bob Simituk re- plied for Drumheller late in the final period. In Drumheller four goals in the s c c o n d period sparked Drumheller Falcons to a 6-4 victory over Edmonton Maple Leafs Sunday. Barry House was outstanding in nets for Calgary Cougars Sat- urday night and the offence was powerful enough to gain a 4-1 victory over Edmonton Maple Leafs. LETHBRIDGE 5 DRUMHELLER 1 First Lethbridge, George (CHrke, Andreachuk) 2. Let'h- bridge, c-porge, shall, Chalmers, Shinske (minor, nils- Second period 3. Lethbridge, George [Andreachuk, McCrea) 4. Lethbridge, McCrea (Clarke) Penalties Bechtold, Bechlold, Mar- shall, Severyn (minor, misconduct, game Wilson, Chalmers. Third period 5. Drumheller, sl- miluk (Dirk) 6. Lethbridge, Clarke Penalties Marshall, Lyseng, Lyseng, Wilson, Dirk [ma- George Cox (game mis- Lalonde (game miscon- SUGAR KINGS 5 RED DEER 7 First period 1. Lethbridge, An- dreachuk (Dodd, George) No penalties. Second Lethbridge, Dodd [Andreachuk) 3. Red Deer, Scolt (Wiflchen) 4. Lelhbrldge, Andreachuk (George, McCrea) Penalties Scolt, Chalmers, Chal- mers, Wilson, Clarke. Third period 5. Red Deer, Lewis (Walles) 6. Lelhbrldge, George (Clsrke, Andreachuk) 7. Leth- bridge, Tarnow (Andreachuk, George) Penalties McCrea, Lindskog (minor, Lewis (minor, Andreachuk (minor, Thompson (game i i' TOP TRIPLE TOURNEY Leroy Conine, left, Jeanette Smeed and Jack Smeed combined their talents to win the handicap triples event at Capri Bowl Sunday. Leads way to victory Jeanette Smeed shines Jeanette Smeed's talents as a five pin bowler never been questioned and Sunday after- noon she displayed why. Combined with her husband Jack and Leroy Conine, Jean- ette paced the trio to the handi- cap triples title at Capri Bowl. Some 93 bowlers, 31 teams, took part in the one-day event. According to tournament or- ganizer Al Pearson it was a complete success and in all like- lihood will be an annual affair. Jeanelle led the way in Sim- day's action which earned for the winners. She stalled with a hit for a 239, fol- lowed with a 317 and then bat- tered the pins for a 401 game. "Jeanette's big 401 game was the said Jack. And indeed it was. In second place just behind the winners were Mike Tobo, Sam Girardi and Baden Pill- ing. If Jeanette had had an aver- age game it might have been a different story as UK margin of victory a narrow 23 pins. The winners finished with a total as compared to 990 for the runners-up. Jeanette's pinfall was for four game an average of 306. Jack had games of 212, 233, 317 and 23G while Conine had a four-game total of 783. Third and fourth place were shared in Sunday's play. The learns of Eldon Westling, San- dra Weslling and Helen Wceti along with John Kovacs, Otto Pankotay and Bob Omolanl fin- ished in a tie at Omatani had the men's high single with a 395. Second place was worth while the third and fourth place clubs split TONIGHT! P.M. TABER CMC CENTRE BIG BOB IUECK vs KURT VON HESS CAMPBELL vs BELAFONTE 5 GREAT BOUTS SI.50 for tfie better things in life. Travel. A new car. New house. It takes a lot of planning to ac- quire the better things in life. That's where ws can Help at Niagara. 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