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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE UTHDRIPGE Monday, Dotcnihor 14, 1970 Pandas iriuinpluuit PERFECT LANDING Bobby Duhon of the New York Gionls makes a three-point landing after making a gain of 22 yards as tarry of St. Louis Cardinals flies towards him Sunday. Giants defeated the Cardinals 34-17 to move past the Cards into n tie for top spot in their division with Dallas Cowboys Colts 5 Raiders clinch playoff berths with wins By BEN THOMAS Associated Press Sports Writer "The first step to the Super Bnwl." That's how Coach1 Don Me- Cafferty described the 20-14 vic- tory his Baltimore Colts regis- tered over Buffalo Bills Sunday in National Football League ac- lion. The triumph gave the Colts, 1969 Super Bowl losers to New York Jets, the championship of the American Conference East and one of the eight NFL play- off bertlis. The Colts joined Oakland Raiders and Minnesota Vikings on the list of division champi- ons. The Raiders wrapped up the AFC West Saturday with a Minor hockey In Pee Wee action over the weekend the Canucks shut out the Tigers 2-0, the Bears trim- med the Bisons 2-1 and the Sabres and the Vikings fought to a 3-3 stalemate. Jim Richards picked up his third shutout of the season as he blanked the Tigers while his teammates Ron McDonald and Kelly Danielson banged in a goal apiece for the Canucks win. Steve Miefcie and Terry Bail- ey tallied one goal apiece for the Bears while Brian Ander- son popped in the lone Bison marker. Todd Takeyasu, Duane Ptyi- cia and Clayton Magyar rapped in a goal each for the Vikings while Greg Korokosh, Keith Marnoch and Phil Pro replied for the Sabres in tlieir 3-3 tie. In Bantam "B" action Greg Murray potted the lone marker for the Eagles as they blanked the Nuggets 1-0. Wayne Stenbeck picked up his third shutout for the season in the bard-fought victory. Brian Malacko, Dale Ptycia and Danny Burgwol all slapped in a goal apiece for the Hornets as they edged the Bruins 3-2. Bill Henderson and Kevin Bailey replied for the Bruins with second period markers. Still in Bantam B action the Mustangs trimmed the Rangers 3-2 with Robbie Hawkins third period goal. Bill Ross and Reno Trentini vere the other Mustang marks- men while Greg Baino and Randy Layden tallied for the Rangers. Richard Shardlow, Ron Gret- zinger and Richard Holmes each scored once as the Cou- gars edged the Ramblers 3-2 in Bantam B action. David Toth and Bruce Ross replied for the Ramblers. Jake Van Sectors and Greg Monteith were the marksmen as the Seals blanked the Mon- arehs 2-0 in another bantam B game. De Vicenzo wins playoff BUENOS AIRES (AP) Roberto de Vicenzo won the El Grafico Masters golf tourna- ment Sunday in a three-way playoff with Billy Casper and Gary Player. The Argentinian took a three- hole, sudden-death showdown with a total of 10 strokes, three under par, after the trio fin- ished the regular match knotted at 273. Player, of South Africa, was the hottest in the fourth and last round with a five-under-par 65 at Uie Olives Golf Club, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. Cas- per, of the United States, had a 67 and de Vicenzo, 68. The three then went into their playoff with the first, second and ninth holes chosen for Uie playoff competition. 20-7 decision over Kansas City Chiefs, defending Super Bowl tit lists. Minnesota won the Na- tional Conference Central Divi- sion crown a week ago Satur- day. WiUi only one more weekend of regular season action left, the NFC East and West and the AFC's Central Division races will go down to the wire. GIANTS THUMP CARDS New York Giants, behind Fran Tarkenton's three touch- down passes, joined Dallas Cow- boys as NFC East co-leader by thumping St. Lotus Cards 34-17 in one of Sunday's key games. Dallas was a 6-2 victor over Cleveland Browns Saturday. St. Louis isn't out of the title picture, however, although the Cards dropped to third place in the NFC East. In Sunday's other games, Cin- cinnati Bengals claimed sole possession of the AFC Central lead with a 30-20 beating of Houston Oilers; the Vikings crushed Boston Patriots 35-14; San Francisco '49ers remained on top of the NFC West with a 33-27 decision over New Orleans Saints; Washington Redskins, with Larry Brown cracking the rushing barrier, de- feated Philadelphia Eagles 24-6; Atlanta Falcons cooled Pitts- burgh Steelers' AFC Central title hopes 27-16; Chicago Bears blasted Green Bay Packers 35- 17; Miami Dolphins remained in the playoff picture despite Balti- more's title-clinching triumph by downing the Jets 16-10 and Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers played to a 17-17 dead- lock. RAMS-LION'S TONIGHT Los Angeles Rams, only a half-game back of the '49ers in the NFC West, are host to De- troit Lions, second-place team in the NFC Central Division but still playoff hopefuls, in to- night's NFL televised game. 'Hie division winners in each conference, plus a fourth team from each divi- sion runners-lip with1 the best for the playoffs awl z possible trip to next m o n t h's world chairpionship game in Miami. Chinooks beaten in final of senior tournament II was just a ease of loo ter Games in Saskatoon, Feb- ruary 11. University of Alberta Pandas will make the trip but only af- ter receiving a scare from the Chinooks. Pandas defeated the Chi- nooks 68-60 in Uie tournament final- to advance to the games. advance to the final against the Pandas by stopping Bed much in too short a time for Wilma Winter and her Univer- sity of Lethbridge Chinooks in the Alberta senior women's basketball championship over the weekend. The locals, along with seven tournament to decide a repre- sentative for the Canada Win- Swimmers have outins fine The Lethbridge Lions Ama- teur Swimming Club travellec to Calgary over the weekend in a return dual meet with the Calgary Acadia Club. The Lethbridge came up with Carty honored., injured SANTO DOMINGO (AP) Atlanta Braves' slugger Rico Carty, plagued by injury and ill- ness in recent years, suffered a multiple knee fracture in a Win- ter League baseball mishap Fri- day eve of his official designation as the National League's 1970 batting champion. He is expected to be sidelined for four months. Carty, whose .366 batting av- erage last season was the high- est in Uie NL since 19-48, was in- jured in an outfield collision with Pittsburgh's Matty Alou, his teammate on the Escogido club in the Dominican League. X-rays showed a triple frac- ture of the left knee, plus torn ir.uscles. Doctors recommended that Uie 30-s'car-old outfielder be flown to the United States for surgery. Carty missed the entire 196R season after being stricken with tuberculosis and had his 1969 comeback marred by three shoulder separations. Official NL figures released Saturday showed Carty leading the league by a margin of 41 points over r u n n e r s -u p Joe Torre of St. Louis Cardinals and Manny Sanguillen of Pittsburgh Pirates. His .366 mark was the highest in the league since Stan Musiai hit .376 for St. Louis in 1948. Carty put Together the longest hitting streak in the majors last year, a 31-game spree from April 8 through May 15 during which lie batted .451. Beat the Wind and the Cold INDOOR CAR DISPLAY at SHOPPERS WORLD NEW and USED CARS and TRUCKS 1970 MQDEl DEMONSTRATORS HOURS: 9 a.m. 'til 9 p.m. Ail Week 4th AVENUI fc ITMIT, I9lh STRUT AYIHUr, UTHIMOGE, ALGERIA Estevan eotnbarrases Oil Kings By THE CANADIAN PRESS The division leaders in the Western Canada Hockey League met in two games during the weekend and the result was embarrassing for Edmonton Oil I Kings, Uie western division's top club. Estevan Bruins, leaders in the eastern division, scored a humiliating 6-0 shutout Satur- day over Oil Kings on their home ice, and after travelling to Bismarck, N.D. topped off the two game series Sunday with a 3 0 shutout. In another game Saturday, Swift Current Broncos edged Medicine Hat Tigers 5 4 in overtime but Broncos [ailed to beep up tlieir momentum Sun- day taking an 8 I loss from Calgary Centennials. In other games Sunday, Flin Flon Bombers edged Rcgina Pats 4 3 and Winnipeg Jets downed Saskatoon Blades 6-2. a fine showing once again cap- turing their share of ribbons and taking Uie total point score 179-163. Bill Syme and Tim Swailes displayed fine individual per- formances picking up tliree first place finishes apiece, Syme competing in the boys open won liis ribbons in Uie freestyle, in- dividual medley and the but- terfly. Swailes took his honours in the boys 13-14 division and won the freestyle, individual medley and backstroke events along with a third place finish in the butterfly. Wendy Tuk and Shirley Van Dyke also shone as they picked up two first place finishes both swimming in the girls 11-12 category. Tuk won the individual med- ley and the butterfly along with a second in the backstroke while VanDyke picked her hon- ours in Uie backstroke and free- style along with a third place finish in the individual medley. Anne Beaty was the only other girl who won honours in the girls 11-12 division as she picked up a first in the breast- second in the individual medley, Uiird place finishes in the butterfly and freestyle and a fourth in the backstroke. In the girls open event Joan Gunn picked up first place awards in the individual medley and the brcaststroke while Linda Gorko took a second in the breaststroke, thirds in the but- terfly and freestyle and a fourth in the backstroke. Connie Van Bueren was the other swimmer that took home ribbons in the category with second place fin- ishes in the breaststroke and butterfly, a third in the free- style, and a fourth in Uie back- stroke. Swimming in the girls 13-14 division Leslie Johnson, Helena Darcel and Cindy Gleb also aided the club's outing. Johnson took home a first place ribbon in the freestyle, a second in the individual med- ley and a third in the back- stroke, while Darcel picked up first in the butterfly, a sec- ond in the breaststroke and a fourth in the individual medley. Meanwhile Gleb excelled in the backstroke coming in first, taking a third spot in the in- dividual medley and fourth place finishes in the breast- stroke and butterfly. With more boys competition winners, Gordon Syme came home with a first in the free- style and a Uiird in the indivi- dual medley in the 11-12 divi- sion. Jeff Rutledge gained a second in the 13-14 individual medley a third in the freestyle and backstroke while Henry Van Egteren placed third in the butterfly in the same divi- Clippcrs cam uiiliul pom I Maliaii again top cowboy OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oregon cowboy Larry Mahan didn't place first in a single event in the national finals rodeo that ended Sunday at Ok- lahoma City but he wound up with his fifth consecutive all- around redeo championship. Star performer of the nine- day event turned out to be John W. Jones of Morro Bay, Calif. 'Vpo tile most in the world series of rodeo, ?3.0G4, and finished in first place in steer wrestling with a I total average time of 85.8 sec- onds for the 10 go rounds. I Jones also sewed up the na-1 lional championship in steer wrestling willi total winnings in compelition (his year of K-I- Mahan, from Saiem, won 897 in the finals to run his year's winnings to He competed in three events- bareback a.nd saddle bronc rid- ing and hull riding. Winners in the limits incliKf- Deer 7447 in the semi-final Sunday morning. The Chinooks had only a 20 minute rest be- fore meeting the Pandas for the championship. It wasn't enough. In UK final Linda Philips did the most damage for the Pan- das as she hooped 18 points. Marge Hawkey chipped in with 15 while Connie Sanders man- aged 12. Leona Voth hit for 18 for the Chinooks with Sharon Giduk adding 13 and Linda Dow 10. Chinooks trailed 35 29 after the first half and could not overcome the point deficit des- pite a spirited second half ef- fort. In the semi-final against Red Deer, Voth was outstanding as she hooped 22 points. Linda Dow followed closely with 19 while Rosemary Broderick added 10. Wendy Martin was tops for Red Deer with 14 points. Saturday night, in the "A" fi- nal the Pandas edged the Chi- nooks 67-66 in a game which left coach Winter upset. The Chinook mentor felt a foul should have been with only seconds remaining in the game but it wasn't and the lo- cals lost. Hawkey and Phillips com- bined once more for the Pan- das as Uiey canned 19 and 18 points respectively. Sanders and Nancy Melnychuk man- aged 10 each. Voth and Dow each came up with 14 points for the Chi- nooks. Minnie Van Dieren chip- ped, in with 13 and Broderick with 10. In other games Saturday the Chinooks stopped CJCA Tiger- cites of 'Edmonton 56-32 with Dow scoring 10 points. Red Deer edged past the Tigerettes 64-62 led by a 27 point per- formance by Kathy Grimson. Red Deer also downed Mount Royal Kittens 44-37 with1 Grim- Eon hitUng for 16 points. Other entries in the three- day tournament, which was played at the Civic Centre, in- cluded LeUibridge Labor Club, Pincher Creek Hornets and Camrose Lutheran College. The tourney opened Friday evening and ended Sunday af- ternoon. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division Boslon New YorK Montreal Vancouver Detroit loronto Buffalo Chicago St. Louis Philadelphia Minnesota Pittsburgh Los Angeles California T F 4 5 157 73 S 86 SB W 73 3 89 107 8.1 98 1 8! 9! SO 1C2 U 10 12 16 10 10 18 5 17 West Division 19 S S 109 8 14 6 8 71 59 1? 1? i 71 69 1? 12 4 41 72 7 13 10 78 82 8 14 4 68 95 7 19 2 60 97 NHL LEADERS: Esposito, Bos Orr, Bos...... Hodge, Bos R. Hull, Chi Delvecchio, Det McKenzIe, Bos Bucyk, Bos Ralelle, NY Kurlenbach, V Keon, T Maki, V....... Martin, Chi ALBERTA JUNIOR G A P 6 29 55 12 33 45 39 16 21 3? 40 14 22 36 1R 12 20 32 7 9 23 32 50 17 14 31 14 17 31 12 19 31 14 15 29 14 15 29 52 11 18 29 21 Calgary Lothbridge Red Deer Edrn. Leafs Ponoka Edm Movers 1W L T F A Pis 15 13 9 12 6 13 11 B 15 4 19 A 130 9? 34 4 133 91 5 114 92 29 1 123 125 27 1 78 108 17 3 89 15S 11 Warriors undefeated The Lethbridge Warriors completed the first round of the Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League undefeated as they trounced Bassano 14-3 in Lethbridge over the weekend. Larry Marcb.uk and Jack De- Heer paced the local club ram- ming home three goals apiece wliiie Boss Walker and Gary; Marchuk followed closely with two each. The remaining Warriors markers came off the sticks of Neil Kristjanson, Allan Mar- chuk, Ken Hammerstedt and Miles Shaw with one apiece. For the visiting Bassano club Ray Barlow, Dennis Nerland and Rod MacLean popped in a goal apiece. Lethbridge Elks earned pair of victories in the South- ern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League over the weekend but one win was an exhibition. Saturday night the Elks travelled to Medicine Hat and came away with 7-2 exhibition win while Sunday they played host to Vauxliall Hornets belt- ing the visitors 12-7. Sunday Marty Alaxwell led the way with three goals while Terry Roberts, Brian Cave and Ken Klinkhammer added two each. Fred Hawkins, Dennis M e z e i and Bill Harris com- pleted the scoring with one each, R o d Odland and George Bryant had Uirec goals apiece for VaiEhall. Calvin Olson add- ed a solo marker. Seven players shared in the scoring Saturday night as Marty Maxwell, Ron Krike, Brian Maxwell, Wendlin Wan- dlcr, Klinkhamnier, Hawkins, and Fred Hoffarth scored sin- gles. Wes Latzo and Doug Irving replied for Medicine Hat. C'larcsliolin Clippers Mrncd ISicir point of (lie season in fJic Foothills Hockey League Saturday evening as they ploy- ed lo a tie v.ith visiting Crow United. Brian T li o m p s o n scored twice for the. Clippers while Iliirrnld Fleming added a sin- gleton. Nick Wasylicn, Boh Phillips j od, in Uie saddle bronc riding, and Komeo Beveiaqwi account- Ivan Daincs of Innist'ail, Alta.j eel for the Crow UnjtoJ goals. I wiUj 687 points. Flyers trim Vauxliall In SwiUiwcsf. "UM Boys ac- tion over the weekend Dennis Tomikin's foul shot with seven seconds remaining in the game enabled the Fort MacLeod Fly- prs mil. the Vauxliall Vikings .'Jfi-35. Tomikin p-u-cd tho Fly- ers on the .score shed with 12 points while Gary Gillespie led Vikings with-eight, AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L T F A Pts Providence ..11 9 4 R8 90 26 Quebec 11 12 4 90 94 26 Springfield 12 14 1 98 99 25 Montreal 7 17 5 81 110 19 Wesf Division Baltimore -.15 7 2 37 63 32 Cleveland .13 9 4 T3 76 30 Hershey 10 12 Jt 73 73 25 Rochester 10 7 3 47 73 23 HOCKEY SCORES SUNDAY Toronto 4 Buffalo o New York: 4 Los Angelet 0 Boston 6 Detroit Chicago 5 Minnesota 2 St. Louis 2 Philadelphia 2 American Quebec Montreal 2 Rochester 3 Cleveland 1 Central Kansas City 2 Dallas 1 Omaha 4 Fort Western Phoenix 3 Portland 2 Eastern Svracuss 4 Clinton 1 New Jersey 7 Long Island 4 Greensboro 6 Jacksonville 5 International Dayton 8 Forf Wayne 2 Port Huron 10 Toledo 4 Western international Drumheller 7 Cranbrook 1 Calgary AHL 8 Trail 3 United Thunder Bay 12 Sault Ste. 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Louis 8 4 1 298 200 .667 Washington 5 8 0 269 287 .305 Philadelphia 2 10 1 211 312 .162 Ccntr.il Division xMinnesota 11 2 0 298 136 .8-16 Detroit B 4 0 299 179 .667 Green Bay 6 7 0 196 273 .462 Chicago ......5 B 0 232 253 .385 West Division San Francisco ..93) 314 260 .750 Los Angeles B 3 1 271 171 .727 Atlanta -1 7 2 199 224 .364 New Orleans 2 10 1 169 323 .167 AMERICAN CONFERENCE Easl Division xDaltimore Miami NT. Jel5 Buffalo Boslon .10 2 -.9 A 0 252 4 9 0 235 Cincinnati Cleveland Pittsburgh Houston 3 2 11 0 142 Central Division 7 6 0 267 e 7 0 259 5 8 0 190 3 9 1 207 West Division xOakland 8 3 2 273 Kansas City ..7 4 2 !59 Denver ......57 1 240 San Diego 4 6 0 251 x Clinched title BASKETBALL STANDINGS NBA E-nsturn Conference AManlic Division 214 .833 271 .692 251 .308 292 .250 316 .154 24S .533 252 .462 242 .385 300 .250 255 .727 213 .636 237 .417 265 .400 New York Boston Philadelphia Buffalo L 2-1 10 19 11 16 17 23 Central Division Baltimore.....18 12 .AOO Cincinnati 12 IS .429 Atlanta 9 21 .300 Cleveland 2 31 .061 Midwest Division Milwaukee Detroit....... Chicago Phoenix Pacific Los Angeles San Francisco San Diego Seattle....... 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