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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tliurstlny, Detcmbfi 1, 1971 Clurlw ihirtl in scoring race ili -'the top Alberta .Junior llm-kcy M points on jjoals and a in games. Statistics W.-dm-s- Dale Lewis of Red Deer Hust- Hoyal ('ullrLV (Vicars remains Ali'xander wilhilers who picked up 111 points Will entree dinner Feb. 5 men name Kwong The 1. flhlirn Clui) feel I hey h dandy fo han'lk1 masier of cei't'in sn f been reduced lo Inn points, second place willi T, is i Mike Clarke of Lethbridge Sugar King.- is Illird with 31 [X.'inls v.hiie Peter Skrabyk of F.dnn.iilon Movers and Dairy] Wallis and DOR Lindskag, both i of Deer, share fourth place jvmU.s. tx.llilirif.'ge Sugar Kings, de- spite a two game sweep ovei __ Ihe uec-kend, arc in sixth place in the league. Kinsmen i from Ihe podium when dinner turned in hy Henry Vincy, Don Hail Fdiuonlon Maple and bv n cmoln Kwong Fixe liter's ANDY CAPP nsfide PERHAPS I'O BETTER'AVE i' AMOTHER FOUNb.JUST IN CASE landed chores is served. Jn announcing Pilling, Ernie and At' McCann. i lies for the Kinsmen break an 18 ye.ir A self professed living leg- Feb. 5 at old tradition of having a native end. Kwong spent 13 years in ni. son of I.ethbridgc handle Ihe the Canadian Football League he r'hina: emcee duties. Kwnng where he gamed over Clipper, v. ill direct, proceedings after excellent efforts wrre yards carrying the ball 1.745 limes. He played his early foot- ball with the Calgary Stamped- but was traded to Edmon- Eskimos where he develop- ed into one of the most, feared runners in the CFL. Twice Kwong was named as )cin' but hold games in hand over all the clubs ahead of them in the standings. Sugar Kings, after a disma start, nnw have won seven while losing Id. They play Sun- day in Onimheller and four times at the following week and coach .Sim Chapman i is confident his charges will move up considerably in the standings. The cellar-dwelling Drum- the outstanding player in Can- 1 heller Falccns have one consol- ada 1955 and 1950, winning Ihe I ation in Ryan Wackcr, who Schenley award. Five times he; leads Ihe league in goal' scoring was named to the Western I wiln 15. but has collected only Conference All Star squad and i nine assists for 24 points leav- chalked up four, yard ing him in i.iih place. Barry House of the Cougars seasons. Recognized as one of the is top 'goalie with a 233 aver- leading master of ceremonies! age and lied Deer's Graham 11 western Canada, Kwong has Parsons is second with 2.49 u ed his sparkling wit. and i Couoars defenceman Ron humor to bring many a house i Filyk'is the league's most pen- down. One of his favorite lines; ali7cd player with 81! minutes has become, "everybody wants and his learn the most to know what a Chinese waiter alized with 311 minutes in 21 in a tuxedo is doing at the head table." Kwong is a very capable and entertaining toasl master, and the Kinsmen feel he wiil direct an excellent dinner. .Meanwhile in Calgary Drum- heller goalie Russ Friskcn stopper] shots lo prevent a mil. as Calgary Canucks de- feated the Falcons 4-2 in the Al- Tickets for the dinner, sel at; bcrta Junior Hockey League are now available from any member of Club. Marcel's Boyer's Cigar vStorc or may be the Kinsmen Cigar Store. obtained in' portsman's writing Diner to the WILL EMCEE DINNER Normie Kwong, a living legend of Canadian Football League, will be the master of ceremonies at the Kinsmen Sportsman's Dinner Feb. 5, it was announced today. P.O. Box 054, Lethbridge. Volleyball tourney for students Wednesday A goal by Wan-en Cook gave Calgary a !-o first -period lead. Following a scoreless second period. Dennis Olmslsad, Elaine -McLeod and Jim Setters added lo the Canucks score. Don Simituk and Don Kirk sup- plied Drumiiellcr's goals. The Canucks' netminder, Frank Eppich, stopped 33 drumhellcr shots. W L T F A pis The advanced volley ball class at the University of Lelh- bridge will host a triples volley- ball tournament at the Civic Sporis Centre this coining Sat-' urdav. Fd." Leafs 7 H E'clm. Movers 7 V Lethbridcje 7 H Drumhcller ..SI LEADING SCORERS: 71 87 IS 85 107 15 72 77 Id 67 132 10 A triples volleyball tourney has teams made up of three players each, competing under the regular Canadian Volley- ball Association rules except for a few changes. The exceptions will include- no server may score more than four points in succession, the II Clarke, Lelhbridge 12 19 31 Skrabyk, Movers 1.1 16 30 wallis, Red Deer 1-1 Ifi 30 Doug Lindskcg, Red Deer 9 21 30 53 McCrea, Lelh. Fraser, Cougars 9 17 26 13 Fiiiley moving? CHICAGO (AP) major league baseball Some execu- centre line will be disregarded lives are manoeuvring to help I and players may occupy any Charles 0. Finley break his position on the floor, but must long-term lease on'the Oakland, maintain proper serving rola-[ Calif., Coliseum and move his tion. j baseball and hockey teams to Registrations for the one-day Washington D.C., says the Cli affair will be taken at i Sun-Times. sharp Saturday morning. i The newspaper AVcdnesda1 There will be a 25 cent ad- quoted a "highly-placed Na mission charge and lunch will tional League executive" served. saying that the league is anx Eacli team is guaranteed six ions to relocate Oakland be Samos, so all junior and senior j cause "it's obvious that the )igh school students are urged area can't support two ma jo to attend. i league baseball teams." one store in town shop for cash, bay you re trying to swing a new car. Get away from it nil in a boat or family camper. Furnish your home or maybe add to it. Shop first at Niagara, the cash store. Personal loans to Mortgages up to See how convenient it is to deal with the largest all-Canadian consumer loan company. store 424 7th STREET SOUTH IETHBRIDGE TEL: 327-8545 alter Ihnri Richard of Ihe Montreal Canadiens denounced his then conch Al MacNcil as an "incompe- tent" lasl May a segment of Ihe French-Canadian press as- serted that the tpii-'otic was merely His lop of the NHL's ice- berg. Beneath the surface, several French-speaking hockey ob- servers insisted, was a growing conflict of race and langu- age. Like the Rlack men in baseball, the French-Canadian hockey players are becoming more militant. Their re.se n! men! Uskes many forms but, basically, they object to the Knplisli-.speaking players' presumption that English is the language on. a basically French- Canadian team such as Lrs Canadiens. "When three or four French players discuss something in a hotel said Andre Trudelle in La Presse of Montreal, "they naturally speak French. But when an English-speaking player conies along they all have to switch to English because this player hasn't bothered lo learn French." For a heticr understanding of this unique problem on the Stanley Cim chan-pions, I questioned goalie Ken Dryden, the McGill University Law School student and Conn Smyths Trophy-winner. "If you're a French-speaking said Dryden, "and you step sjieLklnf! French and start speaking English you are conceding. You are going out of your way to speak a lan- guage that is uiifiimiliar to you. You can't articulate as well and you're it just fcr the sake of some guy who isn't going to the trr.uble of doing it. "Thai, logically, is wr.-ng. Bui I think that up to Ihis point it isn't of a biting wrciig. To some people it is, and I think it Kill become more so. but right at (lie moment this isn't some'.iiing that's in the forefront of a pel-son's mind." Drycen. who coonly sir-ported Al MacNcil before he was deported to Halifax where he's managing and coaching the Nova Scotia Voyagetirs, said he is trying to learn French. "Right now 1 can understand people are asking me in the Toronto native said, "but I really can't say in French uhat I want to tell a person. As soon as I finish law school I'm going to take French lessons." Tile Frenel'.-Er.glish conflict in hotkey took on bitter pro- portions last Spring when the St. Catherines Black Hawks for- feited Memorial Cup series with the Quebec Remparts at a point when Quebec was leading the playoff three games to two. The Ontario sextet feared physical attack from French-speaking fans if the teams played their scheduled sixth game in Quebec City. Many observers believe the St. Catherines officials over- dramatized the problem in Quebec. Dryden said many people told him it was the Ontario hoys who incited the French-speak- ing crowd but later flamed the Quelwckers. "This trouble didn't happen when Edmonton played in said Dryden. "The Edmonton coach said the French- Canadian fans were the greatest in North America. "St. Catherines was afraid to lose, and that more than anything was the reason they decided not to go for the sixth game. Their statements about not reluming were just made to save face." Dryden emphasized that (.be French Canadian hockey player, like most professional athletes, is not a political animal. Al least noi yet and that minimizes his militancy. "If a man doesn't have an alternative to playing hockey and bo glad be is and won't want fo PCCK the boat." But, the times they a changing. The French-Cana- dian players may soon be thinking tough; just as some French- Canadian sports writers such as Claude Larochcllc of Le Soleil and his confreres are talking lough. "The fact, said Andre Trudelle, "that they will no longer shut I ALWAVS TAKc MORE THANlNEEft-WKAT I SHE WORSHIPS IN ME 15 'ER-, GENEROSITY Lots of action Lelhbridge Commun i t y Col- lege Kodiaks will continue their exhibition basketball season Friday evening. Kodiaks will entertain the Saskatchewan Inslitute of Technology Beavers of Moose Jaw. The game is set to get under way at at the LCC gym. According to team officials seating is limited and tickets wrill lie sold on a first-come, first-sen e basis. Meanwhile Southern Alberta Boy's Basketball League will stage two games in its sec- ond week of action this week- end. The Catholic Central Cougars will travel to Raymond for a till against the Comets while the LCI Rams will host the Cardston Cougars. Catholic Central, who cap- tured the fifth annual LCI In- vitational tourney last week- end, will concentrate on league play now and will seek their second straight league victory. In their league opener they dropped Cardston Cougars 5441. The Raymond Comets will be looking for their first victory in two starts Ibis season and afler earning the third place trophy in the LCI lourney last weekend, they'll want a crack at the champions. In Lnthbridge, the Rams will also be looking for their first win of the young season after j dropping a 53-42 loss to the Ma- grath Zeniths in their first gsme. Cardston, with a 1-1 record edged the Raymond Comets and suffered a loss lo Catholic Cen- tral in their two encounters. All games are sel lo go at 8 p.m. wit It a preliminary "B" Boy's game set at p.m. In exhibition play. Ihe Ma- grath Zeniths will host the Cal- gary Mount Royal junior var- sity Friday night. The same Cal- gary club "will lake on the Cath- olic Central Cougars Saturday night. Meanwhile in the Southwest Basketball Conference four games will be staged in both the boys and girls divisions. In the hoy's division, the Ta- ber W. R. livers Trotters tra- vels to Picture Butte. Stirling visits Milk River, Vauxhall will be at Winston Churchill and the Fort Macleod Flyers take on the Gaels in Coaldaie. ELRICH TIRE NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division Detroit Var.couvt Buffalo West Division PtS 5 62 30 J 102 58 38 6 97 5-1 38 8 7? 75 ?R 5 71 93 21 4 65 9.'. 20 16 5 73 105 17 CENTRAL LEAGUE G W Dallas ?l 13 Kansas City Omaha Fort Worth ?1 13 5 3 65 29 II 12 9 0 75 67 2J 22 9 10 3 83 8.1 31 n B W 3 83 (H 21 17 9 11 63 7.1 20 22 713 2 65 83 17 Minor hockey In two Pec Wee divis i o n games .singed last nigtii, the Vikings edged the Bears 2-1 Chicago Pittsburgh St. _ Louis Philadelphia Los Angeles NHL LEADERS Esposito, B Ratellc, NY Harifield, NY Orr, B Gilbert, NY Pcrrtautl, Buf Martin, Buf R, Hull, C..... F. Mahoviich, W Ullman, T...... !0 15 3 73 31 23 9 Ifl 76 22 9 15 .1 E5 118 22 R 1? 5 5.1 72 21 5 22 1 56 I1B 11 G A Pts. 20 27 .17 16 30 '16 70 23 .13 17 30 .1! 1? 13 .12 II 2? 33 IB M 32 15 16 31 16 13 39 9 20 29 WESTERN LEAGUE W Denvpr 16 T F A Pts 1 92 61 33 3 97 56 :-3 1 S3 66 2R Pelc having o bad season RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Pele, sometimes called King of Soccer, is having his worst season ever, and even his own team seems to be down on him. 'Die newspaper ,Ionml dos S'porls reported Wednesday Lhat directors of the Santos Club hold 31-year-old Pele diroeily responsible for the team's fail- ure to make t.he finals in this year's Brazilian national pro ,oum am en t. Club officials and even some .eammates accu.se of ''trying to solve all the team's problems by Ihe, >aper said. I and the Sabres outlasted the Canucks 7-5. Greg Tompkins fed llxs puck! lo Robert. Boiirassa twice who' in turn fired past the netmind- er to give the Vikings their slim victory. Stan Sawicki replied for the Bears. Tony Schimmcl picked up a hat trick and Brent Montieth added two more in pacing the Sabres to victory while Brian Kanewischer and Ken Al 1 e n added singles. David Stinson scored twice for the Canucks while Allan (ropneris, Michael Craig and Gary Cosliinmon managed solo markers in a losing cause. WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE Eastern Division W L T F A Pts Saskatoon .1.1 6 3 109 77 31 Brandon 15 7 0 116 fil .10 Reqina Winnipeg 12 20 0 110 M6 ?4 ..11 12 S7 23 10 IS 1 10-1 121 71 Western Division 18 i 1 110 .W 37 .17 6 2 121 8.1 36 1.1 1? 1 123 119 29 5 23 2 78 Ml 12 Hal HOCKEY SCORES National Toronto 3 Minnesota 1 Montreal J Detroit 2 Chicago 2 New York 7 California I Pittsburgh 1 Boston 5 Los Ancelos 3 American Tidewater 6 Cleveland t Western Denver 7 Portland l Phoenix 5 Salt Lake 1 Central Oklahoma City J Kansas City A Eastern St. Petersburg 6 Greensboro 0 New Haven 7 Jacksonville 7 Johnstown 6 New Jersey 2 international Fort Wayne 3 Port Huron I Dayton -1 Dps Mninns l Muskegon 5 Columbus Saskatchewan Junior Saskatoon 8 3 Melville 8 Este' Calnsry Alberta Ju hell Western Ca Swift Currenl a Flin F Calgary J Medicine Hat New Westminster 5 Vi WIDKNER PASSES AWAY PHILADKLPH IA fAP) George W i d e n e r, n widely known figure in the thorough- bred racing world, died early today at his farm in suburban Whitemarsh Township. 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