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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta ____________________Monday, December 13, 1971 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Mount Royal visits here Tuesday cons sink Kings with pick opening DRUMHELLEK (Special) Three unanswered first per- iod goals were too much to ov- ercome for the Lethbridge Sugar Kings as they dropped a 4-3 verdict to Drumheller Fal- cons in Alberta Junior Hockey! Randy Wil- League action. Ken Nelson, Don SimiUik and Don Kirk gave the host Falcons a 3-0 margin and they hung on to win. Ian Howe scored the C h r i s McMaslers shared the scoring fur the Kinps ing period. Falcons held Kings look seven of 13 shots on goal. Similuk and Lcthhridgc's Rick Shinsky squared in the open a 5-3 victory Sunday over the Edmonton Movers. Movers held a 2-0 lead a I he a 43-IH edge in end c[ the first period when Terry E vasiuk scored I w o winner for the Falcons. ngs oo seven o sos penalties while each i Four third-period goals pro- goals three m mutes apart. Can- 1 I n i... i. in to 2-1 team had a major for fighting. I polled the Calgary Canucks to Lakers all-lime winners West decides against new shoes SKSSSWS P ars -waft ashctball Association season, slices haven't lost a game. You wl W Basketball looked down as he untied his shoes One of the Los Angeles Laker can have them. I'm going to get leading his team to its 21st straight victory, an NBA nGW "Oh squealed the recoru. "Son, just off with head down, "maybe you won't lose." The Lakers' Sunday ucks narrowed the margin to 2-1 with a goal by Mark Lomenda in the second period. L'jmcnda, David Bruce, Dan Manilryk and Warren Cook scored'for Calgary in the third mill Movers adding a goal by Jim Miller. Edmonton Maple Leafs, who at one point led 4-1. had to come from behind in the final min- utes to tie Calgary Cougars 5-5 then battle through a 10-minutc over-time to hold the tic. ban yoimgster Tl.cn Wesl'thought i have those back. You can have second. Let me 104-85 victory over Atlanta Hawks wasn't an artistic suc- cess, but it did provide Los An- geles with the all-lime record for consecutive triumphs, one i Bill Kidd and Les Drewicki nlgl" led the Maple Leafs with two goals each and Bill Garrow added a single. Calgary's goals came from Dale Elo'schuk, Elaine McLeod, Denis Olmstead, David Bruce Oliva better than Milwaukee Bucks Jim Seltel.s won last year. i outshot Edmonton The streak began Nov. 5 when _M7 Mapie Leafs West came off the injury list, of 2., 4.3 I He also played m the Lakers cjgilt minor first four victories and has been in lhe dean> fasl garr.e. Calgary Mount Royal Coug- ars built up a big lead Satur- day night and almost lost it be- fore rebounding for an M win ILLEGAL MOTION Although suitably dressed for the occasion, an unidentified fan. No. 21, is clobbered by Baltimore Colt linebacker No. 32 Mike Curtis after the spectalor tried to sleal the football in the fourth quarter of the Colt-Dolphin game. What surprised the sellout crowd more than anything else was the fan's ability to get up and run after being decked by Curtis. BOSTON (AP) The Ameri- can League has made it offi- cial- Tony Oliva of Minnesota Twins is the 1971 batting cham- pion. The official averages released jy league president Joe Cronin during the w e c ke n d moved Oliva into select company with lis .337 mark. The veteran outfielder be- came only the sixth player in league history to win the hatting crown three or more times. The others are Ty Cobb with 12 ti- tles, Ted Williams with six, Harry Heilmann with four, and Nap Lajoie and Carl Yaslrzem- ski with three each. Oliva, 30, won his first title as _ rookie in 196-1. and repeated in 1965. Plagued by knee trouble last season, he appeared in only 126 games, but finished with the highest average since Norm Cash of Detroit Tigers hit .361 in 1961. Bobby Murcer of New York Yankees was runner-up with and Merv Rettenmund of Baltimore Orioles third with .318. Minnesota's Cesar Tovar and Rod Carew were next with .311 and .307, respectively. OTIS HITS .301 Amos Otis of Kansas City Royals followed with .301 as the only other player to hit .300. Other 1971 leaders were Bell a race to the key man in almost every game in which he has played. The Lakers, 27-3, face Port- land Trailblazers Tuesday night. Sunday night's game before at the Forum was in doubt with to play, Atlanta had clawed to within a point, 96-95, and the Lakers hadn't hit a shot in two Goodrich then minutes. Gail off the bench and got off a wobbly pass that Wilt Chamberlain slammed through for a three-point edge with 39 seconds left. An inter- ception, a layup by Goodrich and a dunk by Leroy Ellis plus two free throws netted the record victory. AVERAGE 121.7 The Laker s, during the streak, had averaged 121.7 points to the opponent's 107.9. Goodrich had 32 points, West 26 and Jim McMillian 19 while Chamberlain was gathering in 24 rebounds. Elsewhere in the NBA Sunday night, Boston Celtics beat Chi' cinnati Royals 98-83. New York Knicks downed Cleveland Cava- i liers 103-92 and Houston Rockets edged Seattle SupcrSonics 100- 88. In the only game in the American Basketball Associa- tion, Pittsburgh defeated the Floridians 93-95. In the NBA Saturday night, it was: Chicago 115. Boston 99; New York 134, Portland 102; Cincinnati 103, Cleveland Milwaukee 107, Baltimore 101; Philadelphia 118. Detroit 111, and Houston 111, Phoenix 110. ABA Saturday results were: Indian 105. Floridians 96; Vir- over Edmonton Movers. The Cougars held period leads of 3-1 and 5-3 but the Movers moved to within one goal of them early in the iinal period before the Cougars scor- ed three goals. The Cougars got two goals from Bill Fraser and Cliff Hcndricksor and singles from Tom Ball. Jim Pratt. John Young and Rick Alexander. Terry Ewasiuk got a pair of goals for the Movers and Jim Miller and Laurent Guenelte had one each. Melton of Chicago White Sox in 128] Kentucky 120: Mem- homers Minnesota's Har- mon Killebrew in runs batted in Tovar in hits Ealti- more's Don scored Buford in runs Boston Red Sox' PAHEAT. Quo. (CP1 Only about 20 ot this isolated town's 150 hockey fans gel to sec their favorite games every wsek because television signals reach only to a small shack on a nearby mountain- top. Jean Dupont, president of an action committee in the town cf 5nO persons 175 miles north of M o n t r e a 1, asked Prime Minister Trudeau on an open-line shmv on Montreal French-language radio station CKAC Sunday to boost power ni tho nearest television relay slatinn. Every Saturday nipht, Mr. Dupont said in an interview later, the hockey fans race up Uie mountain to grab scats. If Mayor Marcel Geoffrey cannot clear the road with his snoxvplow Uie race is on snow- mobiles. Inside the 20-seat shack. ringside seats are reserved for "lhe mayor, the guy who supplied the set, one who came up with the antenna and of course the one who owns the said Mr. DupDnt. If pomoone turns im at the shack too many nights in a Reggie Smith in total bases (302) and doubles Sandy Alomar, California Angels' in games played (162) and times at bat. Kansas City's Fred Patek in triples Otis in stolen bases Milwaukee Brewers' Ron Theobald in sacri- fice hits and New York's Roy White in sacrifice flies Baltimore's champion Orioles led the league in team batting with a .261 average, one point better than Minnesota. ISew world mark SYDNEY, Australia (Router 1 Australian teen-age sensation Shsne Gould set a world swim- ming record in the women's 1.500-metre freestyle Sunday night. Her time of 17 minutes and O.fi seconds was 18.6 seconds belter than the record set by Cathy Calhoun of the United row, he is told to give some- Slates in Houston earlier this one else a chance. i year. phis 116, Dallas 105: Utah 109, New York 82; Denver 130, Caro- lina 125. Texas honors to Dick Petty COLLEGE STATION. Tex. (AP) The first stock car racer to win more than SI mil- lion, Richard Petty of Randle- man. N.C.. added the Texas 500's first -place money of to his total Sunday after outduelling Bobby Allison's for nine of the final Stoke City strong in o 1-1 battle LONDON (CPl First-place Maiichesler United faltered in its march towards English soc- cer's First-Division champion- ship when it was held to a 1-1 draw by Stoke City Saturday. Stoke went ahead after 26 minutes when John Mahoney heeded in a pass. The league leaders tied it two minutes later, Denis Law heading in his sixth goal in four games. Three goals by Jack Whitham earned Liverpool a 3-2 victory over second-place Derby County, which twice tied the score on goals by John O'Hare. Manchester City moved into second place, four points behind United, with a 4-0 victory over Ipswich. England World Cup players Colin Bell and Francis Lee, Welsh international Wyn Davies and Ian Mellor scored tiic goals. Leeds United, runners-up for the last two seasons, moved into third place, a point behind City, on a scoreless draw7 with Chel- sea. The day's biggest crowd, 45.900. saw a rough struggle with Chelsea forward Alan Hud- son being booked by the referee along with Uniled's Johnny Mercury laps. Petty's Plymouth took the lead on the fourth turn of the 230th lap and held off Allison, of j into contention, a goal by Mar- Hueytown, Ala., in a bumper- tin Peters earning a 1-0 victory Giles and Allen Clarke. MOVE INTO CONTENTION Tottenham Hotspur moved to-bumper fight for nine laps until the rear wheels of Allison's car began to smoke, forcing a took a 2-0 hr pil stop. Sheffield Unit Petty's winnings total for the year, a National Asso- ciation of Stock Car Racing record. It was his 21st victory of over Leicester City. Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 half-time lead over ited. and then set- tled for a tie as Tony Curric and Alan Woodward counted for United after the intermission. Arsenal maintained its im- the year. i proved form. John Radford Pc'lty averaged 144 miles an scoring both goa's in a 2-0 win iioiir over Coventry City. EXTRA SUPPORT Baltimore Coll halfback No. 41 Tom Malie leaps forward for a first down during the first quarter of the Colt-Miami Dolphin game. Matte scored two touchdowns during the first half. Making trie tackle on Matte is Miami linebacker No. 53 Bob Matheson. Terry McNeely fired h o m e Ingarfiekl and Ross Matheson three goals and led the Ramb-' added singles, lers to a 7-2 romping over the Jake Van Seters and Dan Nuggets in Bantam "B" action Rodhurber scored for the Leafs, over the weekend. i Bruce Anderson registered bis Rod Ross chipped in with two I fifth shutout of the season as goals and Tim O'Brian one for j the Totems blacked the Flyers the Ramlbcrs while Randy j 1 0 in Pee Wee play. Charlesworth and Tony Simons Neal Povey was the only replied for the Nuggets. Dale Ptycia tallied twice for the Hornets, but it wasn't enough as they suffered a 4-2 loss to the Bruins. Doug Bergcr notched two goals for the Bruins while Brian Wright and Dean Kjeld- gaard aided with a goal each. The Monarchs scored a goal in each of the three periods and skated to a 3-1 victory over the Seals. Sid Braak. Larry Albush and Ron Shellenberg scored for the Monarchs while Scott McClen- nan responded for the Seals. In Bantam "A" action the Marlands cruised to a 7-2 win over the Maple Leafs. Darrin Rammage and llarvie marksman as he scored in the final period to give the Totems the herd-fought victory. The Bears r-nd the Falcons couldn't decide a winner after lose Wheelers Lethbridge Elks took it on the chin 5 2 Sunday afternoon in Southern Alberta Juvenile League action. Elks opened and closed the scoring but the Medicine Hat Wheelers notched five goals in between for the win. Kim McNauehton a.nd Terry Pocza tallied twice for the win- fm. ners while Randy Syrennc, Earl H xrasn-t cnough to off scl markers by. Dale Dolia with two and Jim Larson. Hick Friez and Guy Smith witli one each. The locals outshot Uie Wheel- ers 45-30. Bowling DOWNTOWN BOWLADROME PIN Francis Wriqrt 309 Dick Ma- Iniensen 256; Y'ifaka Urano I34r Wil- fred Kobe 226; Buck McNecly 220; Arf Bodic 209; Karen Mathiensen 22J; Elaine Wright 220; Marg Benory 212; Florence Kobe 206; Jackie Bodie 184. VASA PIN Jon Enancier OB; Ivan Lukenda 213; George Halmberg 209; Gus Henland 202; Jim Oerry 194; Ann Aim 180; Flo Seager 1BO; Dolly Belle 177; Dorothy Svennes 175; Nellie Berry 171. PIN Lome Gray 212 Gordon Kr- metz 197 Andy Rodzinyflk 191, Georrje Zarycki 191; John AHemeklnd- ers Arnold Dixon 179. three periods of play and set- tled with a 1-1 tie. Rodney Tomita scored for the Bears in the second period while Darren Visosky replied for the Falcons in lhe third. In exhibition Pee Wee ac (ion, the Lethbridge Marlands trounced the visiting Fort Mac- leod Cougars 10-4. Rrr.dy Syrenne led the way for the Marlands wilh a hat- trick while Earl Ingarfield chip- ped in with two. Other goals came off tho sticks of Glen Leffingwell, Brad Brown. Ross Matheson. Harvie Pocza and Darrin Rammage. In two Little Spud League encounters, the Lethbridge Mid- get Colts edged the Tater Mid gels 5-3 and the Lethbridge A.C.T. Bantams nipped the Brooks Elks 6-3. Ray Hcalhcote paced the Colts with a two-goal perform- ance while Gary Mann, Baden Pilling and Barrel Nason chip- ped in with solo markers. Ken Zellina, Don Renner and Tim O'Donnell scored for Tabcr. In the A.CT. Bantam's vrin over Broiks, Ron Moser, Randy Watmough. Rick Collier. Greg Kverler, Darrel Osmond and Dave Jackson all scored a goal apiece. WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.AA. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM LUECK and BEtAFONTE and QUINN vj CAMPBELt and VON HESS and BLACK 5 BIG BOUTS 52 Vikings oini fourth straight, llll-f Chiefs clinch berth in conference final By THU ASSOCIATED PRESS "If there is a better quarter- back in pro football, I don't know who if would Kansas City conch Hank Strain said of IXMI Dawson. "I c.in'l say Ihry're the best two running backs, hut just look at what they've done lhe last two weeks." Dallas coach Tom said of Duane Thomas and Calvin Hill. Dnwson masterminded a last- ditch drive that ended in Jan Klencrud's Ill-yard field Sunday which catapulled I' 'to a 10-14 victory and the i c n Conference West in >'shin. Ai'd the Thnmns-llill tandem rushed hr yards and ac counlcd for four touchdowns in Dallas' shollafkinf! of New York GijinLs that put. the Cow- hoys on the edge of the National Conference East Ihronc. In Sunday's other National Foolball League Raines, San Francisco Mflers smothered At- laula Kalcons San Diego bombed Denver Bron- cos .J.VI7. (ircen Hay Packers belted Chicago Bears 31-10. Philadelphia Kagli's beat SI. Cardinals 10-7. New York Jets defeated New lOngbml I'a- Iriots 13-0, Cleveland Hrowns i edged New Orleans Sainls 21-17, Pittsburgh Sleclers turned hack Cincinnati Bengals 21 and Ilouslon Oilers lopped Buffalo Bills 20-14. On Saturday Minne- sota Vikings beat Delroii. Lions j 211-10 to take the NTO Centril lille and B n 11 i in o r e Colts whipped Miami Dolphins In lonighl's televised pune Washington Redskins play the Hams ill Los Angeles. Otis Taylor, who wound up wilh 113 yards in pass recep- tions, caught three Dawson passes for 2Jt yards in the win ning surge and an interference penalty on another pass to him accounted for 29 more. II is Kansas City's first divi- sional tille since in after finishing second to Oakland in the regular season, the Chiefs whipped the Raiders in the playoffs, I hen v.rnt on In roul Mimic-sol ;i in the Super Bowl. Taylor also caught a 29-yard touchdown pass and Slencrud hooted earlier field goals of .in and 14 yards in the triumph that wrecked n heroic performance by quarterback (Icnrge Blamhi, win) came off the bench to guide lhe Raiders from a 10-n deficit to a 14-13 fourth-quarter lead on a pair of Marv Hubbnrd one- yard touchdown bursts. The Cowboys opened a one- game lend over Washington and can clinch the divisional if the licdskins lie or lose to- night. While Thomas rambled ii.r 94 yards and touchdowns of three and seven yards. Hill tacked on 89, including a four-yard scoring run, and added .rrll more on four receptions, one of them a 10- y.-.rdcr from linger Staubaoh for a touchdown. And Slaubnch. who has quart- erbackcd the Cowboys to six succesive vietoriies since win- ning the starling jnb outright, teamed wilh Boh Hayes for scoring bombs of 40 and John Brodic passed yards to Lnrry Schrieber for olio touchdown and bootlegged the ball five yards for another as lhe '49ers pulled into a tempo- rary first-place tie with the Rams in the NF John Hadl of lhe Chargers completed 21 of SO passes for yards and four touchdowns, including to Jeff Queen and a 77-ynrd bomb to Gary Garri- son, to lock lhe Broncos in the i West basement. j Packers running back John Brockinglnn ran for 03 yards and a lunehdoun against the Be.'n-s to become the NKL's I rusher an! only lhe fourth rookie to reach the mark. He now has Tom Dempsey hooted the Ka glos to their fifth victory in eight games and past the Cardi- nals into Ihird place in lhe XFC Mast wilh four field goals, one from ;V1 while Tele I.iske combined wilh Harold Jackson for a 69-yard touchdown strike, YOUR FRIENDS WILL ENJOY THE MANY BENEFITS OF AN A.M.A. MEMBERSHIP, 365 DAYS A YEAR. Remember "It Pays lo Belong lo the A.M.A." For complete details call tho A.M.A. at 328-1771 Lothbridge Branch located nt the corner of 3rd Avo. and 9lh Street South ;