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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta y, 13, THf LETHW.lDCf HERAIO 7 This ims just one off-beat quote from 1972 We'll take 'em in eight straight' By BFICCE I.EVETT Canadian Sports Editor Tne most off-beat sports quote of l'J72 was "We'll take 'em in eight straight." Few would admit giving tongue to that little gern. hut moit of the sports writers and broadcasters voting in the Ca- nadian Press year-end poll picked five words as the most outrageous observation of the For those of you who have to be reminded, the "we" is Canada, the "em" is the viet Union, and "eight straight" refers to what "v-e" were supposed to do in the j Moscow-Canada hoc-key tour- nament. While the 4-5-1- squeaker won by Canada- gave life to some I maty lines, other sports and other events had their moments. Football, for instance. thought team (nraer John Baitett's declaration that "Lto will be hack next rated; others picked the "goodbye, chant of the Toronto Argonauts' fens. And still others pic-kerf Leo's ans'Aer to the serenade: at least they aren't out robbing banks." And fired Leo, were bemi'sej by the coaoh'o comment taat: "I'm glad Mr. Baswtt gave me a chance to prove v.hat a good coach Bev Boys, the internauon- ally ranked diver V.-DO claims she gains 10 pounds walking past 'a carne out of the tank at the Olympic Gardes in Munich con- "Five pounds cost me a mwial." Jerry Williams, w'rw went from unemployment with Philadelphia Eagles lo the Grey Cup M-ith Hamilton Ti- ger-Cats in one year, para- phrased W. C. Fields when he said: "As for me. Id rather be here than in Dave Skrien. whose Saskat- chewan Koughriders lost the game 13-10, when asked 'Vhat was the difference Li this game, replied: "Tnrte Last summer Jerry Quarry was told that Muhammad AH looked upon their urxjornirjg fight as a tune-up for a title boat. "II he thinks I'm z tune- up." Quarry retorted, "he'll have lo retiring his piano." Instead, Ali restrung Quarry with a seventh-round TOO. Jockey Mary Bacon di- vorced husband Johnny be- cause of a ruling that stated they couldn't race together as a legal husband-and-Vife ent- ity. "It's easier to be together and divorced than not to be together at Ehe ex- plained. MOTHER IN MARATHON Sara Berrnan, 35-yesr-old mother of three, entered the Boston Marathon three times Tnis year, after picketing by women's Hbe-a- tionists. a special race was ttt up for such as she. "The Boston Marathon is a fine she said. "And, if you will pardon the pun, we intend to broaden the tradition." And who says the boxing game is dishonest? Hobo Gary Wher, Seattle heavyweight against Earl Mcbeay of Calgary last win- ter, went down at t'r.e 'iA -sec- ond mark of the fifth. "I could hear the referee c o u n t i n he said, "hut damned U I was going lo get up and let him hit rne again.'' Russell Means, a Sioux and director of the American In- dian Centre in filed a suit against the Cleveland Indians for using a comic Indian head as its sym- bol and said Atlanta Braves' Chief Koc-a-Homa may cext on his list. Means said he objected to the practice of the chief emerging from a teepee to do a war dance every' Urne a Brave bits a home run. Advised that Noc-a-Homa r e a 11 v Ls an Jr., 31, half-Chip- pewa, haH-rjttawa. M e a n s said; "It figures. All the Chippe- wa used to do was hang the fort anyway." Nobody got the name of the unsung observer on viewing the massacre of St. Lous Biues by Boston Bruins in U.-e Stanley Cup semi-final: Those guys were playing like the ancient mariner who RLoppeth one of three." Jn phase of international competition HO StGN, YFT Ron lanccster, 33, put ''a lol of itocVc" in RO-J ah rider club cfeniais that he's nol on the trading block. He been a main- stay on the Riders for the pcst 10 years and has o yeor fo go en o thrse-year contract. (CP Ron Lancaster mav be traded REGLNA fCP) caster doesn't put "a lot of stock" in Saskatchewan Rough- rider denials that he's on the tradc-.g b'A'.k. "I haven't been cor-tactel by anyone." he siid in an inter Lan- he needs to get rest from all his activities. I veteran has a year to go on a con- L-act. Tr.e most persistent rumors concerning Lar-caster are that view, "but rumors usually his oM coach Eagle Keys would have some barLs." i to add him to British Co- Does he want to go? "It Lions' roster. reaily wouldn't me." i But the Lions have just Lancaster, who just com- signed Karl Douglas, a top pleted his lith seasoti in the Ca- quarterback prospect from nadian Football League and his Texas A and I who was cut this Kth with Easkatcbs-f an, holds year by Baltimore and pairing record in the that makes four quarterbacks the Lions' embrace for next Worth automobiles in Edmonton book. He admitted during Grey Cup year, week that he is cot happy wdth the money he makes the Riders aA that wvild a ma- jor considera'iorj in any makes. "I thi.-ii I niake more has to be a factor nwr thai I'm unemployed. "I'm free r.orr to go anywhere I want." QUITS SCHOOL EDMONTON fCP) HaroM i Larxasttr reHsMd Morjdsy VTortn of from >is j'xj as hia Canadian Open car l ciiec'or st Csntral Collegiate, taW that has scored a last-irx-k S-6 victory to do with asy immi-; AlhxrrU curlin? champion j cent tra'ie. i Mel Vr'atchom of "It's gettia? lo rjn s bss- Joilhall ail at orxs." SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan j c S T JUST caught the tail end of a recent sport from an .American network and the announcer was saying "yes, ladies and gentlemen, 1972 was a pretty good year for Jack Nicklaus." NickSaus, v.'ho reads like a legend during the annual Professional Golfers Association tour, did in- deed have a pretty good year. Christmas fast approaching and snow all over the place I realize it doesn't seem like the time to be writing a column on golf. Hov.-ever, I think Nicklaus will be the athlete of the year when the ex- perts put their votes on paper and the United States winner is announced. When ever you hear Nicklaus mentioned you aiso hear Arnold Palmer, Billy Casper, Lee Trevino and other superstars of the golf set. He is made to sound ancient. Not up until this particular broadcast did I do a little research. I was truthfully surprised to find out NickJaus is just 32 years old. I srn fully aware that Bobby Orr and Johnny Bench are superstars in major league hockey and baseball Bench just turned 25 and Orr will be 2-5 in March of next year. Possibly by the time they are 32 the record books will be bulging with their achievements. There's no doubt they have a whale of a jump on things right now. Junior hockey provides thrills level as 'next most ezciting vo ppos pb.ce that international hockey J is going to be played." CAHA President Joe Kryczka said Tuesday. Kryczka toM a confer- ence via telephone from his Cal- office that is plcjining hockey championship If we're talking about "That matter will come up might be able to carry the day for further discussion during for Canada." the world championships in! Kryczka was asked if he series involving professional j5OSCOT Ln said thought Canadian teams in the teams or a team of the nature Kryczka Ontario tournament would be of tne Team Canada organ- "There are still some diffi- able to handle the ''stacked" ization. well my answer is no. j_n area evec jj Soviet. Czech and Swedish "We will continue to promote international federations said teams participating He replied vorid junior exchanges between the Eu- OK. i that he wasn't worried about in ropean federations and the PLAYERS AVAILABLE the European entries comir.g "and we have had 'CAHA with our club teams ia "One of the difficulties is that with "stacked" lineups because inary discussion within cur or- senior category. at the time of year that those many of their players were ai'.o ganiatioa abort perhaps bos- "We're sending our Memorial championships are staged. I involved in European trans- ling such a championship in the Cup (junior) winners to Czech- doa't know where we would be ments Et this time of year, year oslovakia in Hay for a seven-j "Toe beauty o! that area Is game exhibition series to ei-1 w_______ that you don't have to worry the junior area because1 about who's a professional and 1 we fee! that the nert most ex- jj who is not a professional be-; citing place that international g PJGrfl H cause the junior ages through-! hockey is going to rx played is g CM H out the international federations .on the junior level." g TARGET s Asked about the possibility of S I 5 Canada ever rtnekering the ri I g worid championships, he said 19'5 p this was an area that is E'ill s But there's old Jack, plugging along, winning seven tournaments this year, finishing in the top 10 of a num- ber of others and never failing to finish out of the rnonev in the 19 events he took part in. This vear Nicklaus pocketed, in official earn- ing He single handediy demolished the previous mark of set in 1S71 by a 31-year-old named Nicklaus. In the course of his 10-year career Nicklaus has earned SI.7C3.705.99. And even Richard Burke, who has his sights set on the 1973 Lethbridge Herald golf bonspJel Tuesday night when he i team, doesn't think he will earn that much in a life- time. This year's victory in the battle for dollars gives The Bear" five title's and breaks a deadlock with Worth's rink had previously i Palmer. Nicklaus is also the only man ever to v.'in are all the same now." Trf. news conference was called here to announce details of an international tournament to be staged in Ontario starting Dec. K. Kryczka was unahle to attend but joined in a question- j and-answer session with report- ers via a special telephone hookup. j Kryczka's statement regard- ing junior competition came in reply to z question on whether Canada witbdrew from world 1 Quarry threatens to quit Luckless Sugar Kings beaten in overtime BIAIRiiORE. ASa. (Special) Small Oaa Xapami'Jk Deer Rustlers 9-1 in another Derek Haas scored at and Brent McCractea rounding i league o! overtime to give the Pass t tatlv j Toe other Calgary Ec-al5 TCre _ bv Stu 1'ouneer, Mars Tne Red Devils outsnot the i Rrj0er Bourque> Brian Sugar Kings <7-37 in bm.oing, Miijer McPhee while up period leads of 3-2 and 5-S. w-itfchsn scored for the The Pass toot li o: 20 pen- i Rustlers. allies, including one ol two Canary led 2-0 aler the first Hawkins, Riei: Larry majors. j period and 4-0 after the second. MIA.MT BEACH f AP) Lestander, Gord Adomeit and in Calaary Dean outshooting Red Deer 35-32 M2F.ee and Warren Cooi: each along the way. Red Devils a 7-6 Alberta Jun- ior Hockey League ?rin over Ijtthhridge Sugar Kings Tues- day night. Tbe other Red goals were by Rod Fiochart, John rookie year, 1962. rjiv, cars in more than a total oi 10 tlmc-5. He missed in footoall. at Nipa'Ain and Sv.iit j Current. j e had embarked on jje sarre 'Jith erlrneriUi! program was to Bob of failed last year "a.vl it was my fault.11 "I just didn't have the time. basketball team L, 0-5 al- ready arxi that's my la'oh." Besides thow factors. ter Kid doctors have him COLLEGE MERCURY APPOINTMENT Sask., j last year'. He emerged Irorn the third arid last qualifying event; TTon the rest of his games en route to the title. j Worth built up a 6-3 lead j v.f. ends hut the Watch-! om rink carried him do'.'.'n to had scandals or real who used to look like z chocolate eclair, is now trim, a near perfect image. He also has his ov.n appredalion of the game. "i think professional golf is a good, clean sport." he said in a recent moment of reflection. "One that's increasing in popularity. You used to have oniv 20 a gorxl living at it. Nov.' you have 80 or 50 foot circle. i Teamed with Worth were thi.'d Mann, second George pirJ; lecd Gary Stevenswi. Edrr.or.tor, contest, sav, C-i! My- k-r defeat Eiii McCall'jm S-S in eaght erxls, Minor hockey According to reports, the trim look boosted his imagery and didn't affect his play. Tne last two year's h'ave been his most sensational. And opportunity? Tne total prize rnonev in golf has risen to more than S7.5 million a year, in 1933, it was S153.000. Just 10 vears ago it SI.7. "i said earlier that Nicklaus should be the athlete of the ytfcr in the final tabulation for the year that WES 1S72. I see him missing. Na bid J-ji- a xu.v first pay cheque or: the PGA t'.ur ior Si3.iS. and threatened to retire Tues- Pat McMabon scored three scored two goals as Calgary Toe Rustlers took lour of tha day night after being held to a times in a losing cause with j Canucks overwhelmed Red; sis penalties.________________ lO-rcrjcd drav.- by Frankie i Evans, the Texas light heavy- weight champion. "I've put in my said Quarry, 21, of BakersiieW, Ca- lif., who broke into sobs in his locker room after bout. "I'm going to re-tire. Boxing is too dirty for me. I'm going back to school." I Quarry, who weighed 1814. four potnxis more than Evans, said he thought he had won ev- ery round as he sought his 36th victory. His only loss was to Bo-b Foster in a light weight champiorishrp fight last June. He had never drawn te- in I Allan Gepr-'-'ris rifitd pair o( goals arxi led Mar- j to a riard fought 3-1 victory over Red V.'ing.s in Bariam "A" action Tuesday i night. I Todd Takeyasu added a in the wir, Hike I little. Canadian Arctic is dead. You may A pjfjce in The Herald about the- five year old who broke her leg in her last race at Whoop-Lp IJOV.TIS during the Kail Race Meet. It was thought at first she have to he des- troyed. Instead, she went to a veterinarian college in Washington and according to Max Gibb would nave walkod arid maybe even could have run a fore. The referee, Eddie Eckert, scored it a draw. i Judee Bsrry Peariman scored i it 47-45 Evans. Quarry j out of the ring, before the 48-46 Ouarry decision by Judge E'unny I.ovett anr.ixnced. "I won iO out of 10." said Ciuarry. fifth-ranked veipht according to the VTorld Boxing Association. "That's my last fight." Quarr. failed to get inside to pummel 24. of Port Ar- thur, Tex., who is nou 2M3-1. Evans, v.-ho s'jffertd a left eye cut in the first rjc- cvssft'liv oroter the eye for 1 the rest of the fight. Goiuk replied for the Krjc-e Quick arf Mor g a n Munroe racked up goai j paced the j Jets to a i-2 decision over the Black Hawka in another Barr I tarn "A" tilt last Kim Ev.-in in a solo marker while Gtrry I and Stephen Micnie j managed a goal in a] p. en c-d end o Jrod'J-' loT.ing Cause. t-'.-.'.-ir.nr.i cfj Sir.gle goals by Scott Jarvie, G.m c-d Cc. Hfl it' Pavan, i lillla j awj verdict over the Labor Cluh Etc-5 in Midget play. lone Bees' marker in the DOUGLAS E. MUNICH C A. Gordon G. enr.O'jr.c-r.g Ihe of DOUGLAS E. MUNTGPJ, C 01 tf 1 G cf Cr.G-piorv, She carne through the operation in flying colors, fought off a bout o' the flu and looked like she had it made. In the it is believed, the flu left her too weak win a fight with colic. New Orleans in the majors? BOYS' DOWN-FILLED JACKETS BAtANCE OF V-NECK SWEATERS Fine Rib. Reg. lo 19.95 22 ,99 .99 4-" BOYS' DRESS PANTS Reg. 10.55 STETSON and BILTMORE HATS 11SV25 Killebrew will have surgery he bcittclf end it of ll-.e 01 ,C" Fn CMegt MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Har- mon Minnesota Twir.s first h.aseman. entered hospital Ttxyxiay Ior surgery Higa propelled the; day on his right loot. A Tv.ir.s1 spokesman said sur- gr-ons wvjld rc-rnove a U.r.e leiion from big toe ar.d also correct a con- trac'ure of the secor.d toe on period. i the loot. NEW ORLEANS 'AP) The of a maior hragje bsseball franchise for New Orleans probably will he announced at the winter Killebrew previously under- I meeting of the National Associ- ation of Professional Baseball here, Superdome officials say. Sf w Just ArrivadI SHRINK TOPS Plain or Multi color. EACH GtOVES TIES HOSE BEtTS if in doubt to BATH ROBES PYJAMAS SUPPERS SWEATERS give o "Gift Certificate" went surgery for removal of varicose veins from his leg. 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