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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wednesday, December 8, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Lioiis must win to stay in fight for playoffs ions' game most crucial MINNEAPOLIS (AP Min ncsota Vikings classily Satur- day's National Football League game against Detroit Lions as their most crucial to date. "This is what we've been working for since i i1 a i n i n g said coach Bud Grant. "It should be u spirited, pres- sure-type game. The Lions know that by winning their last couple of games, they still stand a good chance to make the play- offs. "All of us know what this in- volves." However, the Lions must win their final two games of the sea- son-against the Vikings Satur- day and Dec. 19 in San Francis- make the playoffs. The Vikings, 9-3 and atop the Central Division of the National Conference, need only a tie in be suspended following their ar- rests in a police raid Monday night. Both players suited up and worked out during the short BOYS' AND GIRLS' SKATE EXCHANGE Our Used Skates Are SHARPENED SHINED NEW IACES SANITIZED PAIR EQUIPMENT BY COOPER AND C.C.M. WE Will TAKE YOUR DID HOCKEY EQUIPMENT ON TRADE ATTENTION FIGURE SKATERS! JUST ARRIVEDI WIFA GIRIS' nnd IADIES' PROFESSIONAL FIGURE SKATES! In stock "VINDOBONA" As low m 29.50 AUo In Stock DEIUXE CHAMPION nnd SUPER GOID STAR CHARGEX i MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phono 327-322] "Servinrj South Alborfo for 30 Opon Thurs. Fri. Till 9 p.m. including his opening line when he told former Senator George L. Murphy, another ex-aetor and president of the National Football Foundation: "Murph, you and I somehow keep turning up on the Late, Late Show." The time was p.m. EST. Reagan said he owes much Both work oal with, dub Tuesday Berry, ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Falcons quarterback Boh Berry and defensive end Bandy Mar- shall were back in practice Tuesday and apparently will not Psyclii upset NEW YORK (AP) Gov. Ronald Reagan of California said Tuesday night that "something very important in America would be lost" if football were done away with, as recommended in a recent report by a team of psychia- trists. "Football is the last thing we have where man can en- gage in non-fatal combat and do so by literally Hinging his body against an K e a g a n told the annual awards dinner of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame. "It's a hot. clean hatred for an opponent during a he said. "It's not a mean hatred." "But when the final gun sounds, the hatred is replaced with genuine affection and re- spect. Injury is incidental, not the object of the game.'' Reagan, a former varsity player at Eureka College in Illinois who later became a sportscaster and mcvie actor before turning to politics, re- ceived the foundation's Gold Medal Award, its highest honor. Previous recipients in- cluded Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon and former President Herbert Hoover. NEVER GOT OSCAR In expressing his gratitude at receiving the award, Re- agan noted that "there were no Emmys when I was a broadcaster, there were Os- cars when 1 was an actor but T didn't get one, and I'm sure I'm never going to get an hon- orary degree from Berkeley." The governor's address was mostly humorous and con- tained many reminiscenscs and laugh-bringing remarks, suspended practice session after being re- leased on bond early Tuesday morning. Cobb County police, acting on a tip, raided Marshall's apart- iteagan of his success to his role as All-American George Gipp in The Notre Dame Story. "The Gipper wen one for made everything that happened fcr me he said. "And those were the days when the studio didn't want the pictures good, they wanted them on Thursday." The Eagles edged the Kings 4-3 in Bantam B action Tues- day. 2-2 deadlock EDMONTON (CP) Edmon- ton Movers and Edmonton Map- le Leafs piaypd to a 2-2 over- time tic in the Alberta Junior Hockey League Tuesday night. The tie moved the two Edmon- ton clubs one point ahead of Lcthbridgc Sugar Kings into a fourth place tie. The Maple Leafs moved into a 2-0 lead on goals by Craig Styles in the first period and Gary Kokolski in the second be- fore the Movers rebounded for two quick goals mid-way through the second period. Brian Clouslon and Terry Ewasiuk scored for the Mov- ers, who were outshot 43-33 by the Maple Leafs. Jim Bowman replaced Ray McLeod in the Movers' goal SLX minutes into the third period after McLeod was hit in the mask by a slap-shot. Bill pleschuk played the en- tire game in goal for the Maple Leafs. The Movers look six of seven minor penalties while the teams split two majors. hockey Barrel Laidlaw, Tim Start, Peter Danielson and Gordon Keith paced the winners with singletons. Pat Oshiro scored for the Kings in the first period while Mike McDavid and Kevin Jackul is tallied in the third when the Kings tried to rally fur the win. i The Hornets fought off a spirited third period rally by the Cougars to register a nar- row 5-4 win in another- Bantam B game. John Kupis and Dale Ptycia scored twice each for the Hor- nets. Ed P a r k e r added a singleton. Terry Bailey, Miles Ully, Rick Wilson and Barry Hosack accounted for the Cougars' third period goals. Ken Gome's two goals led the way as the Black Hawks downed the Canadians 4 2 in Hockey .Hounds meet gals learn Lethbiidge Hockey Hounds and members of the news med- ia of Lethbrio'ge will entertain the people of the Crowsncst Pass Thursday evening. The Hounds will take on UK Crcwsnest Pass gals all-star j team in an exhibition encounter i set to get under way at 1 in Blairmorc. All proceeds trim: the exhibi- tion will go towards the Crows- nest Pass swimming pool fund. Oil Kings regain top By THE CANADIAN PRESS Edmonton Oil Kings squeezed past Calgary Centennials in the bailie for first in the western di- vision of the Western Canada Hockey League Tuesday night. But this has happened so many times recently, Edmonton isn't looking really confident. The Oil Kings dropped the i Centennials into second spot with a 7-4 win over visiting Brandon Wheat Kings. Regina Pats trimmed visiting Flin Flon Bombers 6-3 in the other WfJHL game. The win gave third-place Regina a five- j point lead over the Bombers, who have 24 points. t The Oil Kings hold a one-point i edge over Calgary, who have played three fewer games than Edmonton. ment Monday night. "A reliable confidential source" had said that a "pot party" was in prog- ress at the apartment, police said. Berry was charged with ob- structing officers and Marshall with running a disorderly house. A hearing was set for Dec. 23 in state court in Marietta. Angela Carol Nichols of Mar- ietta was charged with possess- ing marijuana, some unidenti- fied pills, and a device sus- pected of being used to smoke marijuana. Marshall was released on Sl.OCO bond and Berry on a bond, arranged for by Falcon coach Norm Van Rrocklin. Club owner Rankin Smith is- sued a statement Tuesday say- ng: "The incident involving At- anta Falcon players Bob Berry and Randy Marshall on Monday evening was an unfortunate one. Cobb County authorities inform us that no Falcon players were involved in the use or posses- sion of drugs. Both Berry and Mai-shall have retained counsel and we understand that counsel will request an early hearing. "Falcon club policy is that we do not make public announce- ments regarding internal disci- plinary action." Knudson to try his luck FREEPORT (CP-AP) George Knudson, touring pro from Toronto, will be among several veterans eyeing this week's Bahama Islands Open golf tournament with somewhat more than passing in- terest. With most of the big names passing up the tournament, in- terest will be focused on the fight for a spot on 1972's exemp- tion list, made up of this year's top 60 money-winners on the PGA tour. Knudson is in the group of those ranked 56th to 66th that has entered this tournament in an effort to avoid having to play qualifying rounds for regular tournaments. Knudson, 62nd on the list, has earned S40.032 this year. Other veterans looking for a spot on the exempt list are Dick Lotz, Jim Jamieson, Bob Smith, Jim Colbert, George Johnson, Terry Dill, Larry Ziegler, R. H. Sikes and Bert Greene. Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino and Arnold Palmer resolved the fight for the leading money-win- ning spot and all three are skip- ping the last event on the pro tour this season. Nicklaus won the first prize in the Disney World Open tournament and took the title with a record Trevino finished second with and Palmer had Probably the biggest names on hand for the 72-hole event that starts Thursday on the par-71 L u c a y a n Country Club course are defend- ing champion Doug Sanders, M a s t c r s title-holder Charles Coody and winners George Archer and Jerry Heard. citlier of their last two games- against Detroit and at to advance into the playoffs for a fourth straight season. Detroit has a 7-4-1 record. If the Lions won their last two games and the Vikings tied the Bears, the teams would tie for the Central championship. But the Vikings would make the playoffs because they have a better record against teams in .he NFC. Minnesota has only two losses against NFC teams while Detroit's four losses and a tie were against teams in their own division. Those four defeats and a tie also could cost the Lions a play- off spot as the best seconoVplace team in the division. The lead- ing contender for that category is Washington, at 8-3-1 with one of its losses against the AFC Kansas City Chiefs. The Vikings can still lose both games, and win a playoof spot if [he Lions drop their final game. EXPECTS TOUGH GAME Grant, at any rate, expects a rugged game against the Lions, who have lost seven straight games to the Vikings including the season opener 16-13. We have felt and do feel they are one of the premier said Grant. "They have a different image from three or four years ago when they were known mostly for their defence. Their offence has big names stars now like Greg Landry, Charlie Sanda's and Steve Owens and they are scoring a lot of points. :'Tliat's not taking anything away from their defence cither. They have a great set of line- backers." The Lions have scored 304 points, third highest in the en- tire NFL and second in the NFC behind Dallas, while allowing 226. Minnesota has scored 189 points and allowed but ond lowest in the NFL behind Baltimore's 116. The Vikings hold the record for fewest points allowed in a season, 133. Tlie Vikings report no serious injuries from the stunning 30-14 loss at San Diego Sunday. 'PLAYER OF THE YEAR' Golfer tee Trevino is all eyes as he looks at his "player of the year" aword which was awarded to him by 1he publisher of Golf Magazine during a reception at New York's Rainbow Room Tuesday. Winner of on the golf tour this year, Trevino was apologetic aboyi receiving the honor. Wendy Kas Del Rice named to Angels' post ANAHEIM (AP) Del Rice, a major league catcher and coach for 21 years, was named manager Tuesday of California Angels in the American League. He was rewarded for leading three Angels' farm teams to pennants in consecutive sea- sons. The appointment of H.iee, 49, for a one year term ended a five week search by Harry Dalton, the Angels' new gener- al manager. Rice, a catcher for 17 major league seasons who also coach- ed with the Angels and Cleve- land Indians for four more campaigns, succeeds H a r o Id Lefty Philips, who fired after a strife torn season. Rice managed the Angels' Salt Lake City team to a 78-68 record in 1971. winning the Southern Division title of the Pacific Coast League by three games over Phoenix. Salt Lake beat Tacoir.a in the PCL play- offs. He also piloted Angel farm teams at San Jose and El Paso to pennants, and he's never finished below third in his minor-league managing career. The native of Portsmouth, Ohio, played for St. Louis Car- dinals from 1945 to 1955 when he was traded to Milwaukee Braves. Giimpcr would like lo Blanda to compare notes? MINNEAPOLIS (ATI Gump Wnrsley, 42-year-old slar go.-ilic tor the Minnesota North Stars, would like to ccnip'are notes with George Blanda someday. Rlanda, at -12, was the lop story (if the 1070 National League regular sea- son when In- rallied Onkland Haiders to viclory alter vic- Inry his field trials and backup VVorsK'y i', in the Null o n a I Hockey League season for the surpris- ing North Stars, hnve ex- ploded into a three-point lend in the West Division over the Chicago Black Hawks. "II wnsn'l a hii; lo-do llu'v nr.iu1 nu'r I'hnida laM year." I said Worslcy. "It rrcogni- lion .wl he deserved it. I don't cave if he was 22 or 12, ho. would have, received Ihe t.rihulc for what he did." would Worslcy com- pare his job of slopping pucks that can travel at more than miles per hour with thai of Hlamla's? SIKnVS IllvSI'KCT j "Mis job is tougher than mine." said Worsloy. "When 1 I play the whole game. he did was conic off the bench late in the game and tough lo sit. there and then go in cold." Worsley has been far from this year. lie will start his IL'th game in goal for Ihc North tonight in Ihc Maple IjOaf Garden afler win- ning seven, tying one and los- ing three with the NIIL's best goals-againsl average of 1.36. The Nbrlh Stars acquired Worslcy, a veteran of 21 pro- fessional seasons, from Mont- real toward the end of the WiU-70 season after Ira got into a dispute with the Cana- diens, partly based on the G u in pe r 's dislike for ict travel. Minnesola olficials have .solved thai. Worsley oflen gels lo ride in the pilot's cabin to sec what's going on. Worslcy and Ccsarc Mani- ago, who has worked 15 games with a goals-against average of arc leading oilier goaltendors in Uie curly race for Ihc Vezina Trophy, which goes In UK goalie or goalies who allow the fewest, pucks in their nets during a season. The North Stars have al- lowed a league low of 42 goals, followed by Chicago's "It's Mill too early to think about that yet." said Worsley. "Sure, there's sorr.e money in it. But we're only a third of the way through the season. That's someUiijig for UK last, few games." But. Worsl ey admits he wouldn't mind getting to- gether with Blanda next time the North Stars play Califor- nia Golden Seals in Oakland. "I would like to meet him someday." said Worsli'y. "I've watched him fl lot on television." Letlibridgc Lions Swim Chib took part in the annual Great Falls invitational swim meet tin's past weekend and came home with a second place finish over all. Wendy Kastuig paced the local club with five first place finishes as well as a second. Her efforts earned her the out- standing female swimmer award. Wendy won the 100, 200 and 500-metre freestyle events as well as the 100-metre back- stroke and 100-metre butterfly. Her second pla.ce finish came in the 20-metre medley. Susan Hunt made it a clean sweep of open events winning the medley and the 100-metre breaststroke. Miss Hunt also up with four second place and third cnce. Bill Symc and is Barry Emerson also turned in came ribbons. In the gals section Shir- ley Van Dyk won the back- stroke and placed well in two freestyle events. Cindy C.lcb soiid performances in the open competition. Henry Van Egteren himself a second place ribbon came'up with strong showings I in the 13-14 freestyle. He added in two freestyle competitions as I three thirds to his eitorts as well as the individual medley.- well as r. fourlh. In the 11-12 grouping Wendy Tim Emerson chalked up a Tuk emerged with second place second in the backstroke and finishes in 100 and 200-metre freestyles and the 100-metre butterfly. She was third in the medley. Marilyn Van Dyk was sec- placed well in the four remain- ing events he entered. Rob Emerson and Gordon Syme each picked up a second place finish in Ihe 11-12 age ond in the 9-10 50-melre butter- fly and finished well up in the freestyle. Lome Kemmell paced the. open men for the locals as he I in eight and under. 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