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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tliuridny, Doiember 10, 1770 THf tnHBRIDOf HERAID J.3 school league sidiigs back into action Provincial hoop finals set for this weekend It will be another busy week- end for basketball enthusiasts this weekend in local circles. A good portion of UK spot- light will shine on the Civic Centre where Lethbridge plays host to an eight team open tournament featuring team from various parts of the proi ince seeking the s c n i o women's title and a crack the Canadian title in the Win ter Games set for Saskatoon the end of February, 1971. Stan Fiscliler's STRIPPED OF TITLE-The> World Boxing Association announced Wednesday it has withdrawn recognition of Bob Foster as world light heavyweight champion. Fos- ter failed to post a forfeit guaranteeing he would defend his title within 90 days of his match with Joe Frazier for the heavyweight championship. Bowling scores CAPS! BOW- JUNIOR Ev Krauss 5J3, Nova Jean Dowdell 278 Vera Nicholls 221 [6201, Margaret Ccmullnf 223, Mara See- tried 253, Vertlelle Piccln! 235, Sylvia Peterson 225 Helen Deal Voldene Dewar 225, Dorothy Turner 219. GORDIC'5 MEN Henry 318 Stan McDonald "318 Al Smilh Sam Glrardi 1H Tak Kat- Bkarnl 310 Gary Tunbrldge 317 Bert Mezel 32J Bob Omo tani 29d Leon Checkryn 295 Arle Stotyn 28? Bucks suffer setback By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It takes a lot of effort to out- play Lew Alcindor, but Balti- more centre Wes Unseld not only did it but found time to be playmaker, too. Unseld turned in game-high totals of 25 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists as the Bullets walloped Alcindor and Milwau- kee Bucks 127-97 Wednesday night. It was only the Bucks fourth loss in 25 National Bas- ketball Association games. Unseld, who hit his first seven shots for the Bullets, who lead the Eastern Conference's Cen- tral Division, had to share his scoring high with team-mate Jack Marin, who also notched 25. Alcindor scored 24 for the Bucks, first in the Western Con- ference's Midwest Division. In other NBA action, Boston Celtics won their 10th straight by outlasting Seattle Super Son- ics 136 121, Portland Trail Blazers topped Cleveland Cava- liers 103-102, Cincinnati Royals took Atlanta Hawks 118-106 and San Francisco Warriors downed Detroit Pistons 110-99. HOOP AND HORN Slggl Dmklr, 304 Helen At- kinson 215, Claudia Prince 240, Ken David 330, Jim Thomson 248, chas. Brownfield 241 Eunice David 276 Herman Huesken 223, Jean Passey 228 Ron Miller 227 FREEL'S Marg Smith 323 Dorothy Cool- Idge 251, Grace Beard 242, Erma Bik- man 242, Isabel Orsten 233, Flo. Roll- Ingson 267 Darlene Csakl 227, Betty Beaudry 224, Isabella Sawchulc 221, Sandie Keturakls 221. WEDNESDAY COFFEE Beth Koskoskl 22J; Mary Ward Rose Cropley 234; June Taylor 257; Betty Hobbs 253; Mary Ann Hubert 243. MARTINIZIN6 Marg Smith 320 Issle Orsten 2BS Vera Nicholls 275 May Mane 271; Isabella Bergman 271; Sylvia Peterson 271 Pat Plomp 269; Leone Wolosyn 260; Lynne Leng- yel 253 Elotse IveS 265. GREEN'S John Tlnordi 304; Jock Mulgrew 2aS Cee Beaudry 305 Abe Enns 291 j Syd Pollock 2B6 Bea Salmon 266 Jean Christie 285 Dlanne Pedersen 288; Betty Taylor 269; Irene Wood 270. EAGLES Frank Gorda 244; Rick Larson 2B2; Steve Mezel 266 Cyril Barnett 283 John LaRoque 292; Vi Price 237; Alice Anderson 245; Mary Noss 223; Olga LaRocque 254; Mary Laz- arick 2U. Referees have clinic tliis weekend A Canadian Amateur Hockey Association referees' clinic will be held this weekend at Adams Ice Centre. The two-day Instructional clinic Is set to get under way at nine Saturday morning and again Sunday. Ken Mantin, development co- ordinator and instructor from Ottawa will direct the clinic with aid from Bill Bucyk of Edmonton a member of the Al- berta referee committee. This clinic is open to anyone nterested but especially for registered referees. The Ideal Children's Give A Gift BIKE FOR CHRISTMAS We have the largest itock ever, Here Ars A Few Example! t C.C.M. SWINGER Ideal for boys or girli 3 lo fires and ball bearing. Extras include kick stand, chain guard and streamers. 7 years. Air 399S HIGH RISE BICYCLES 46 The most popular bike around. 2.3 and 5 speed models. AS IOW AS..... ,95 WE TAKE TRADES A SMALL DEPOSIT Will HOLD TILL CHRISTMAS BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 Open Thurs. and frt. Till 9 p.m. ''Serving Southern Alberta For Over 30 Years" IMAGE of tie hockey player as a super clod is changing. More and more stickhandlers are attending college in their spare time and others are entering the NHL via university. One of the most esoteric personalities In pro hockey is New York Banger defenseman Arnie Brown. I discovered this one afternoon over lunch at Brown's house on suburban Long Island. "On tlie whole the image of a hockey player is chang- said Arnie, serving a goblet of a light Chablis. "Mainly, it's because everyone is becoming more worldly, more aware. Years ago, for example, a fellow would come to New York, play his hockey and go home. Now we're taking advantage of the city." Arnie and his charming wife Sandra a native of Connecticut are playgoers who seek out fine restaurants the way Walter Tkaczuk chases the puck in the corners. :'The Great White Hope" was one of their favorite plays. While Arnie nibbled at a tunafish salad, I wondered whether an overdose of intellect is a burden to a profes- sional hockey player. Brown said he didn't think so. "Over-thinking about hockey doesn't he ex- plained. "For one thing you have to think about your mis- takes and strive lo improve yourself. Of course, when things aren't going well there could be a tendency to analyze too much; and that might hurt your game. Before I was married I used to worry a lot about my game. But then my thoughts were directed: ONLY to hockey. Since I've been married my life has taken on many branches; I direct my thoughts elsewhere." We sat down and relaxed on the couch. Conversation comes naturally and easily to Brown, as natural and easy as his skating, and it would seem that a decade from now when his career is over, he'd make an excellent public re- lations man. He insisted that I have a dram of Drambuie and the conversation turned to fighting on ice. "When I broke in with Arnie remembered, "I was taught the grabbing, clutching game and I never really questioned it either. But I've changed and I've learned. One thing I learned is that you can't take on the whole league. There's no way you'll do it and survive. "I know there are some who can shut off their minds and make the game completely physical. Well, it is a physi- cal game but if you can add intelligence to the physical part of it you're ahead. When you come down to it hockey is an art, a skill, not an animalistic, brutal kind of thing." I've often wondered what the thinking-man's hockey player thinks about tba hurried questions tossed at him in the dressing room after the game. "fn a Arnie explained, "it reminds me of when I went backstage to meet Johnny Cash at the Garden. He had just a few minutes to change and go out again and all he could do was shake my hand, say 'nice to see you' and then get out. It's something like the confrontation of an athlete and a newspaperman after a game. It's tough to get the real feel of the person. And it's tough for the hockey player to be at ease right after a game. "The post-game scene is a very forced situation but I try to put myself in the position of the reporter. He's trying to write a story and if I was in his shoes I'd no doubt be asking the same questions and doing the same things, al- most." He got up and returned with a bottle of Galliana, a yellow-colored Italian liqueur and recommended it highly. I asked him what questions he'd like a reporter to ask that normally aren't thrown at him. "During a game you get a situation when the puck might jump over your stick and the fans don't understand why; well, they might ask how come that happened and how it might have changed the game." Combining a university education with a 78-game (plus playoffs) schedule running from Septtember to May is next to impossible but Arnie has been picking up the odd credits and now has the equivalent of slightly more than a year's worth of college courses. At the moment not sure what he's going to do with it. "One thing I AM sure he said, "is that I'm not going to be a school teacher. I find they live in a closed organization which they never grow out of. They're too clannish for me." At the moment there's no need for Arnie Brown to think about any career but hockey. With that in mind I asked him how he views himself in the shinny spectrum. For a starter he discussed the Arnie Brown in the dressing room after the game. "I feel I'm not going to overreact, say, Just because I score two goals. la other words I don't want to put on a show for somebody asking me a question." And Arnie Brown, the intellect? "There are all types of personalities in this game. You can't say a hockey player should have a certain plane of intelligence. One should never put oneself above anybody else on those grounds." And, finally, how would Arnie Brown describe Arnie Brown if lie were a reporter "An enthusiastic player; someone who loves Hie game; who trios to play it to the best of his ability at all times. One who can play like an Ail-Star, who can play a ntedi- ocre game, who is sometimes bad. but who's always trying." As I was saying, It was delightful lunch1 with helluva good man. Dugiiid wins second game TORONTO (CP) _ National champion Don Ditguid of Win- nipeg made it two straight wins in the CBC-TV's double-knock- out championship curling matches Wednesday with a 9-4 win over Swedish champion Tom Schaeffer, In the only other game, Ron Northcott of Calgary slaycd in contention for the in prizes, nipping Bud Sunimcr- ville of Superior, Wis., G-5 lifter losing his opening-round match Tuesday, Meanwhile, the Southern Al- berta High School League is back in action with a full slate of games following last week- end's Lethbridge Collegiate tournament. Teams taking part in the gals tourney include two from Leth- bridge, the Labor Club and Uni- versity Chinooks, Calgary Mount Royal Community Col- lege, Ked Deer Community College, Camrose Lutheran College, Edmonton CJCAf Uni- versity of Alberta Pandas and Fincher Creek. Action gets under way Fri day evening at with the Labor Club meeting Red Deer Thirteen games, three more Friday, eight Sat urday and two Sunday, will fol lew. Friday night at seven Cam rose takes on CJCA with th Chinooks set to do battle with Mount Royal at The fina game opening night sees the Pandas meet Pincher Creek. Saturday's play commence at nine o'clock in the morning leading up to the final Sunday in high school play. The Raymond Comets wh suffered their first loss to th LCI Rams since 1965 in th. LCI Invitational tournamen last weekend will travel to Medicine Hat to revenge their setback. In Cardston the Cougars wil host the Magrath Zeniths who displayed their talents in pick ng up the consolation trophy in he LCI tourney while the ok rivals, the CCHS Cougars and Rams will meet head-on n the LCI gymnasium. After losing their own tourna- ment by three points the Rams will be out to put everything together again and hope to give another fine performance. The Cougars on the other land picked up a 39-35 win over the Cranbrook High School and feel things are shaping up, Dean Dahl coach of the Coug- ars feels that the Rams have an edge over his ball club, in tht the Rams have played six games to their two. The additional experience along with the Rams confidence after dumping the Comets wil make a Cougar victory that much tougher. The main thing his ball club las going for them is the height differential. Dahl has wo six foot, three inch for- fards in his line-up who he topes will control the back- wards. If this should be the :ase a good ball game will be a store for all the fans. Game time is slated for eight 'clock with a B boys game rior to it starting at ANDY CAPP Triple crown? FREEPORT, Bahamas ,'AP) Lee Trevino is gun- ning for a triple crown first today going into the first round of the Bahama Island open golf tournament. The self-styled Merry Mexi- can is leading the field in money won, Vardon Trophy standings and the exemption- >oint list going into this the ast tournament on the pro schedule this year. REMEMBER THAT TEN SOB I LENT Y' NEVER KEPT Y PROMISE TO POP ROLJNO TO THE HOUSE WITH IT THEVERV 8UMEY.'IF IT 'AVE -VER BEEN FIVE YEARS "SINCE I LAST SAWYER I COULDN'T, LAD -LOOK WHAT WEATHER WE'VE BEEN HAVIN Minor hockey roundup Vikings goalie Troy Dickson chalked up his third shoutout of the season as he blanked the Flyers while his teammates picked up three goals in Pee Wee action last night. Duane Ptytia, Jeff Takeyasii and Gary Calhoun rammed in the three goals for the Vikings. In Bantam B action Randy Lnyden banged in two goals to pace the Rangers to a 5-3 vic- tory over the Seals. Robert Severtson, Greg Ba- bino and Greg McLean regis- tered the other goals. For the Seals T. Simioni, B. Murray and D. Snopek man- aged 'a goal apiece. PEE WEE ViKings Flyers Canucks Blues..... Bears Totems Tigers..... Penguins Bisons..... Sabres Falcons 3 1 3 1 Saints earn tie for second spot St. Basil's moved into a sec- ond place tie with the idle Gen- erals as they skated to a 4-3 over the Labor Club in he first of two games played n the City Recreation Hockey League last evening Meanwhile the league lead- ng UofL Chinooks led by Tim fegrello's three goal perform- ance out-classed Purity Bottling 9-2 in the second encounter. The Labor Club who are one Mint behind the second place Saints and Generals took an early 2-0 lead and finished off he first period with a 3-2 mar- gin before the Saints came alive. With a scoreless second per- od the Saints banged in two oals 23 seconds apart to gain he hard-fought victory. Brian Murkia notched two markers to pace the Saints while Richard Chollack and Dick Cusson chipped in with one apiece. Cusson's goal was the winning marker. For the Labor Club Al.Rown- tree, Grant Harrington and Don Bruchet blinked the lights once each in a losing cause. The club also took five of the six penalties called. In the UofL-Bottlera contest the Chinooks took a 4-1 first period lead and increased it to 6-2 before the second period ended. Dennis Allen followed up Ne- grello's three goal performance with two while Jerry LeGran- deur, Wally Tunow, Nigel Rus- sell and Gary Smith all notched singletons. Le Grandeur also picked up three helpers. For the Bottlers Garth Lamb and John Koshney replied with a goal each. The Chinooks took eight of the 14 penalties called in the contest. SCORING LEADERS .1. Takeyasu, Vihinas R. Kunlz, Canucks" K. Hunt, Blues D. Romage, Tioers L. Pavan, Totems..... D. Ptycia, Vikings..... M. Goivk, Blues D. Stephens, Viklnos B. Loaan, Blues K. Danielson, Canucks Severtson, Penguins K. Dragland, Vikings BANTAM B Seals Eagles Hornets Cougars ........_ Rangers Bruins Monarchs Ramblers.......... Nuggets SCORING LEADERS B. Zaroooeen, Eagles R. TrentinI, Mustangs B. Malacko, Hornets D. Snopek, Seals...... R. Shardlow, Cougars M. Burla, Seals....... G. Bablno, Rangers J. Waslleskl, Eagles B. Ross, Mustangs J. Vanseter, seals F. Decoste, Mustangs T. Seals........ BANTAM A Canadians Red Wings......... Jets............... Maple Leafs....... Black Hawks...... Marlins Maroons.......... SCORING LEADERS W L T 5 1 I 2 3 Mlyashlro, Wings siroriych, Canadians Salmon, Wings Rohlnson, Candlans Johnson, Canadians Marchuk, Leafs Pavan, Marlins..... Johnson, Leafs..... Salmon, Canadians Nesting, Canadians McLennan, Canadians DGET Royals.......... A.C.T.............. .tampeders......... Tl-Cats zskimos SCORING LEADERS B. Conrad, Royals J. Well, A.C.T. R. jMVenazzo, Royals Kennedy, Royals Blasco, Royals Prince Igor has no I v taste. Prince Igor is vodka. Pure vodka. Without a flicker of taste or color or scent. A prince of a vodka. Have the Prince over tonight ;