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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta IHE IHHBRIDGE HERALD Wetlrmstlny. Dcccm'jcr !1, 1971 Canucks move into iillli in cast division 1 Mid.MNT. Slnff Writer looked wilhwm- of the season, Dave Baton I wo of i'.s cstab-! wiped out a 1-0 St. Louis lead in hccn ap- Vancouver in Mel-cod, a li-1-ycar-old rookie familiar to Vancouver fans for his heroics in the Western Hockey League when that city was a member of the circuit, faced 40 Canuck shots and kept CAPP oiler ile rr'sTHIS STUFF THAT'S l CAUSED 'IS SORE TH8DAT _ Uobh sports figures, -.in' hi' to talk to rcpre- ni' the World Hockey A-.-cdalion hcru Dec. 18. The WIIA hopes to begin oper- ating next October. One of Woo IPs clients is If you are interested in what Al Rainc has to say about ski- in" as a sport or just as a hobby, an upcoming feature, set to begin next week on the Lclbbridge Herald sports pages will be of interest to you. Kaine, Alpine Program Di- rect IT of Canada's Ski Team or holler still the coach, will become ,1 weekly feature of the Herald. [Ie will bring to th? readers tips en celt ing into condition, dmosins equipment, tech- nique, fnr beginners, interme- diates and experts plus a guide to cr.od skiing all over Canada. Rainc, in his job as coach, has done a great deal to improve the National team. Since his appointment Canada with its successes in international com- petition, has come ''o be recog- nized a? a definite challenge for i he World Cup each year. With the sport of skiing be- coming more and more popular in southern Alberta the Al Raine column on skiing, it is hoped, will be of interest, to a good many people. Derek Sanderson, ccr.tor (cr Boston Bruins of the Hockey League, and Wuulf said Tuesday Mini Sandorsun did not receive an cfier U> jump iiu-' I WHA. A man from the WI1A, HiM-l) j Martin of Miami, jjJvncd nv i the other day to talk ahmit I Derek and Mini fig- lire- Wuoll' said. mentioned it to Derek, and 1 guess he mentioned it to seme newspapermen, and now the whole thing has boon blown out of proportion. no offers were made. and no agreements entered into." JUST LISTENING "Martin and other WHA people are coming to TJoston Dec. 18 to talk to me. and 1 owe it to all my clients to in ciid I ut t all there is !o i' I u i h to read tl it S ndc son "I've heard from quite ;i players, mostly fringe ones, who are interested in the WIIA. Well, they're more alxmt it than anything "They read stories like tliis one about Sanderson, and think somebody is giving money away and they pc! excited. All 1 can tell them n to sit tight. "I want to check out i.ho pro- pic behind these WIIA fran- chises, their financial integrity and future plans be- fore T advise a uy pi aye r to make a he raid. "All I know now is that ninny of the WHA people also helped start the American Basketball Association." Wodf said. Ben Hatskin. owner of the Winnipeg franchise paid Tues- day that he had lalked to nobby Hull of the Chicago Black Hawks and was "prepared" to offer Hull a million. Fivc-year ron tract. i fov, CALGARY Anyone, saw Tho Hustler might not believe .iohn Spencer is a snooker player. He i.s tall, slender and impec- cably dressed in white shirt. vest and bow tie. And he plays like the world professional champion that he 15. Hie Sfi-yoar-old Englishman was in the city giving exhibi- tions this week and showing the talent that took him, in an unusual fashion, to {he top of the sport. Spencer began playing the game at age 15 but quit after three years when other inter- ests interf erred. Eleven years later he resum- ed play and by had won his first woild crown which he re- gained this year. He does not practice, playing mostly in tournaments and hibitions, and his equipment is hardly what champions are ex- pected to use. His cue is the one he purchas- ed 19 years ago. He said it is probably the worst in t.hc world; it's i and has a nail holding it togeth- j cr at one end. i Bui be is used tn It. j "If I was to use any other cue I wouldn't have the confid- ence with my shots. 1 don't think I could play as well with- out it.'' j Spencer is described as nn attacking player, in contrast I with former champions who used a safety strategy, and has j a good command m the cue i ball. j "When I go fcr a shot T do so without thinking too much about the consequences if I should miss. But when I go, I know I can gel it." On his first try on the city's j tables he shot, n 4f) and n i then in exhibit inn ma! dies ho tcok 13 of 14 games with breaks I of 84 twice, 83. 91. UiJ. 99 and j 120. j Then when his competition missed on a break lie ran off 134 points out of a possible maximum of 147. DOWNTOWN BOWLADROME PIN SMIito ?3l Torn Prat) f j.'i'J Dni'n 131 H'.rm I1C; Marko 179; C'-irlw Pmifh 150 Smith iiPi; Price V2; Anne- r-ane 161: DEtly Marshall 160. FIN Ar.il TA George Vick- r-'. Jcr.n AMGmekinders 193 Art Fukunaga 192 Tcm Frit: 171 PIN Randy SiiM? 1G1; Rcqor Carrier Po'-nrt Bobak 173; Jim Burns Gcrrfc.n 173; Pn! 137; Penny R-rin-, I2f: Komelz 119; KhcrtJa T i. PIN r Vsn Veen 25-1; Its Tannka (i751; Cs Trrmol 229; Don H'jmnfnvs Oarre' Rchinson 219; V.grvann 2-'-5 Pna ;71 V'pra AMSOQ 121 (656) jsr'-ic Henry Harris 185. PIN 1W; f-.'nrin Richardson i' Fronds AH Cameron OR-V 122. CAPRI BOWL JUNIORS SHOP Vcic'pnf; Jean Passey PrTl Plomp 293 Hilda F i.-ircf.i 275; Marg Seefried Ft'iciy Forry 539 Aria Tctcris Nino Sindlinqcr 251 Nunv.'Ciler 350; Dena Vaykovlch R crate VValsc-r 237 Lil 273 GOKDIES R-n Taylrr 331 Randy Wol- J1 3 '731) r Mike Zmurchyk Steve Roger R.-.n-ilv-.nah Tom Adams 301 Jfjc-: 3D-! Bruno BscPda Bernlo Bailey 309 Gary Tun bridge 303 Earl Armour 301. SIMPSONS-SEARS EoKy Dav.-S'n ?iil JeancHc Zicfflfl 2-'-3; a-.r'r, Alice Hoynen 27.1 Valerie Aifen Vivien Hna'iuk lii (6531; Calhy CrcnhTon D'-othy 243; Rapcano Terr, Pratt J34; (Jnrferscher Ed Rcsetli 238. SPEEDY'S Carol Aya Nakamura Oncfryciiuk lit; Chrislu 313 Irrn" Chicle 255; Smecd 2-iO Lorraine Kirchcncr ZJ3 Gr.KO Beard Hammef 5; Sdlly Lim 241; Mar'j Walcomscn 237. SENIOR CITIZENS Spct 303; Bill Jensen 264; Vic RCPC! 2'.C; Harry Chafsmsn 243; jin Artl-.j- "'f-5-, C Van Wyk 256 Ruby Gieen 305 Wc-r-d >77 Jessie Mac- Hilda Holub 224; Bianchi 212. HIGA'S Gaza'Ck Clarke -i'.l; cns-ii EEII ?C5; Volh 254 Siiinr-y 2R6 Jonny 251 ft'orions Praskach 7il Suian .V.cDtndld 270 Evelyn Fslcznor 237. PREBUILT SOCIAL Karl J-W; Shirley Hetesy 229; Tr-il 317; Low Pill Lew 252; Georcje W.alchett 250 Judy J.i3, Bill Lev; 252; Rmanucl Sct-.i'e :S5 Lois 306 ACCUCOLOR MARK II A CHASSIS FEATURES W Accu Touch channel selector provide! instant, noiseless push button channel changing on all Mark II A models O 26" black matrix screen with perma chron e t O Automatic fine tuning pinpoints the correct sig- nal, electronically locks-in the best picture every time 0 Slide out chassis for fast, simple servicing O Automatic channel equalizer minimizes picture fading Solid copper circuits eliminate troublesome hand wiring 0 Automalir color purifier cancels tl a causes impurilics in ihci color picluro O Automatic pulse regulator maintains coi 0 Automatic scene control balances bright- uonl1'' lhorl> color and contrast Picture stabilizer remove co 0 Color demodulator accurately reproduces "tm what camera "sees" Cable antenna input model CCC 953 SEE THE ALL NEW 1972 RCA COLOR SETS AT 1238 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-5020 OPEN THURSDAY AND TRIDAY Tilt 1 P.M scores B and E HARDWARE Gus Schwarz 336 Sherry Clark 2E1 Alex Kcgler 274; Corrido Sanloni 277 Morgan Sparks 296; John Laccy 305; Anna Kormos 213; isabello Borqman 353 Wilma Valer 356; Eva Deimulh 293; Edith Voth 262 Shirley Warner P011 They love Love in Chicago liy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS They love Bob Love in Chi- cago. It was not love at first sight, but the slender 6-toot-a forward has won the hearts of Chicago Bulls' fans over the last three National Basketball Association seasons. Love wowed the Chicago par- tisans Tuesday night, pumping in 40 points and leading the Dulls to a 115-99 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Elsewhere in the NBA, Port- land Trailblazcrs outlasted De- troit Piston 131-130 in overtime, Boston Celtics whipped New York Knieks 105-37, Milwaukee Bucks overwhelmed Seattle Su- perSonics 110-83, Buffalo Braves trocnced Cincinnati Royals 115- ,and Atlanta Hawks edged Golden State Warriors 116-113. In the American Basketball Association, it was: Dallas 113, Virginia 103; Pittsburgh 122, Carolina 102; Indiana 119, New York 114, and Floridians 107, Denver 105. Love, a henchwarmcr in his early NBA days with Cincinnati and Milwaukee and in his first half season with Chicago, finally earned a starting job in the 19o9-70 season and averaged 21 points a game. Last season, ho was even tetter, raising his av- erage to 25.2.' Against the Cavaliers, he was devastating, connecting on 16 field goals and eight of 10 free throws. Cleveland fell apart in (he fourth period, missing its first 17 shots while dropping be- hind 106-88 after leading 8S-81. Jolm Johnson topped the Cava- liers with 25 points. Portland's victory, accom- plished despite a career high 44 points by D c t r o i t's Jimmy Walker, enabled the Trailbla- zcrs to end an 11-game road los- ing streak. Stan M c K e n i e scored six points for Portland in overtime, including two free throws with five seconds left. February draft NEW YORK (AP) The Na- tional Football League's annual draft of college seniors will be held in New York City Spin- ning Feb. 1, the league an- nounced Tuesday. The teams will draft in in- verse order of their won-lost percentage during the regular season, except (hat the winner of Ihe Super Bowl will draft last and (he loser of the Super Bowl will draft next to last. Coin flips will be used to break any lies Unit exi.sf. Two other isTL meetings for 1972 also have been scheduled annual mooring of UK owners in Honolulu beginning March 20 and the spring session of Hie annual meeting, sched- uled for New York Cily, begin- ning May 22. the Blues in respectable conten- tion. Which was more Ilian could be said for some nf Ihe financial figures voiced in the reports that Bobby Hull, the Golden Jet of Chicago Black Hawks, and flamboyant Derek Sanderson of Boston Bruins had been talking with spokesmen for franchises in the WIIA which begins opera- tions nest October. TALKED TO Hl'LJ, Ben Hatskin. owner of Winni- peg Jets franchise in tlio fledg- ling league, said Tuesday he has the WIIA rights to Hull and spoke with the Hawks winger in Vancouver last weekend. Hatskin said he offered Ihe 32-year-old superstar a mil- lion five-year contract to break his NHL ties. He said there would be further discussions in Toronto Ihis weekend when the Black Hawks play the Maple Leafs. Hull's agent in Chicago, Har- vey Weinberg, said after hear- ing the report he was unaware of any meetings "and if Bobby had received such an offer I as- sume he would have spoken lo me about it." Hull was unavailable for com- ment. Sanderson, however, who has expressed disenchantment with the lengthy NHL schedule and talked earlier in the season of retirement, was ready to dis- cuss the WHA's efforts to lure him to the Miami franchise. REPORTS CALL "A fellow from Miami called me and made me an interesting said Sanderson of. the Monday phone call. He declined to give a definite figure, but said the offer was "a lot more" than on a two-year con- tract. The WHA plans lo start with 10 teams, recruiting many ot its players from the 14-tcam NHL which has announced expansion plans of its own, with new fran- chises earmarked for Long Is- land, N.Y., and Atlanta next year. "Boston and the Bruins have been good to said Sander- son. "I don't want to leave. "If I ever have to make a de- cision, I'd go first to Woston Adams Sr. (chairman of the board of Bruins) and talk it over with him. Afler all, he's been my boss since I was a kid in junior hockey (at Niagara Hatskin explained the WHA's draft system, saying that each of the 10 clubs placed four es- tablished NHLcrs on their nego- tiation lists at a meeting 10 days ago. WON'T NAME THEM He said he wouldn't disclose who the other three players on his list were. He added that the full WHA draft next month will work the same as the NHL's junior each club rights to certain players and preventing other league teams from tampering with those play- ers. Detroit winger Guy Charron was to undergo surgery today to correct a facial bone fracture that Red Wing doctors said was not healing properly. Charron suffered the injury Nov. in a game against Mont- real Canadiens who were also hurting. Yvan Coumoyer was listed as a doubtful starter against the Wings tonight. The speedy winger suffered bruised ribs a week ago against Los Angeles. Coumoyer, who missed Satur- day's game against Vancouver, tried to skate Tuesday but had to leave after a short turn. Other games tonight have Minnesota North Stars invading Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens. New York Rangers at Chicago Black Hawks, Los Angeles en- tertaining Boston Bruins and California Golden Seals at Pitts- burgh Penguins. Meanwhile dcfenccman Barry Wilkins of the Canucks .suffered a shoulder separation Tuesday. The 24-year-old Toronto-torn Wilkins was carled lo the dress- ing room just before Ihe final whistle after crashing info the boards in the Vancouver end, with a little help from St. Louis forward Jack Egcrs. He is expected to be out of the lineup for at least six weeks. There was no penalty on the incident, and Wilkins didn't blame anybody but himself. He said he was just trying to hit his man and "I just hit him the wrong way." There was no word from Lay- coe about a replacement for Wilkins. Vancouver general manager Hud Poilo, who was in Boston Tuesday night lo wateli the Canucks' Rochester farm club, is expected back in Van- couver Thursday. VANCOUVER 1, ST. LOUIS 1 first Pnrirvl I. St. I M. M-u- slrlln 7 (Thompson, Duponi) J..I7; Vancouver, Speck 1 (TfiUon. nuinl) in Tl Penalties Unfii-r .S Tfltlon Uebrrls Second Periiyl 1 V.lnrcuvor, R-v Ion S (noudri.is, Ke.irn'.) Pendl- Third pr-riod No scorinri. penal tics None. Mint', no riwtl liy SI. Louis i n Vancouver is n Attendance: Swift picking up voles to 12 for runner-up Ceppctclli and YORK (API hhctl second wilh victory in the Dis-; Th'.nl place on the money list ney World "Open bronchi bis' wen I lo Arnold Palmer, with toial money-winnings for the; year to a record it w.-.-: I'.r'inding ent (ho lop 10 were announced by Georro Gary PGA Tournament Players Divi-' I'ii'-.vr. MiMtT Barter, sion. Kr.ink Beard. Si 12.337; Nickiaus1 Iriimijili also enn-1 Jerry Heard. Drive Ei- bled him to beat out Lee Trev- Billy Cas- ino tor top honors. Trevino f.n-: per, .c L A q 'ESTERN CANADA LEAGUE EASTERN DIVIS'OI W L T T A Pt ,'ESTERN DIVIS10! d H WESTERN DIVISIOTJ 2 E n Ma ,'CIAA T P C D i DIVISION Booster 8 ft, 6 gauge aluminum cabins wilh large 200 cmp coppr' chroma to plated clips. "i SHOP AND COMPARE ;