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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta J.O THE IE1HBP.IDGE HERALD Wednesday, December 15, 1971 ateur hockey Pearson I urpcd to participation I maximum advantage for sport in the 1970 Summer Olympics in I at all levels or simply watching a groat sports spectacle come, Mayers, rniitrachi him! vear-olds clubs. weekly pay to top juniors, and hiickey Canada Hinder direction of former Montreal. Health Minister .lohn Munro toll' the conference he was con- fident the Olympics "will be the greatest sports event ever held in this country." ''As such, have the choice ;ry province also were I of utilising these Games to the and go without scarcely a mur- mur." He announced more financial ak1 to sports governing bodies to allow Ihem lo hire technical assistants who would devote themselves to the Improvement Director. Canadian National Ski Team. FIRST TURN Once you have learned to put your on and are standing on the snow for the first time, "you find that it is quite easv to turn arcund. Lift your ski and place the tip to the rifht, keeping thc'hools of both skis together. At this point, your skis form a Then lift the left ski and place the lelt tip in the right one. You will now have formed another This lime, it is in the opposite direction. This will begin a slight turning process which you by step until work your way around to the new direction. PractiFti turning around in both directions until you feel nat- ural at it. Watch that you do not cross the tails of your skis. necessary, use your poles for balance. By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Tt look until the third period for I he Lethbridge Sugar Kings to become star-struck by the in the new brilliant lighting Henderson Lake Civic Tuesday evening. After a slow start that saw the locals trail 3-0 early in the second period things began to happen and the 800 partisan fans thought just maybe it would be a win first time out in the new rink. The fans were not to get their wish as an almost com- plete lapse at of the third period saw the Calgary Con- ears' Ron Logan beat Sugar Kinas' Warner Crawford to make it 4-3 and set the stage for a .VH Calgary victory in AI- bsrta Junior Hockey League action. Kings were playing in their new home at Henderson Lake for the first time and got off the marks slow. They trailed the Cougars .1-1 after the first period and 3-2 after two. vid Bruce, John Snodgrass and Don Eastcott. The Canucks were tied 2-2 after the first and trailed 5-3 after 40 minutes. Frank Eppich turned aside 41 drives at the Canucks' nets CALGARY LETHBRIDGE 3 period (Norndcn) :'il. 2. (Young. Mi'rray) Centre w'lile Ddanoy stopped 29 j for Red Deer. The teams split 12 minor pen- i 11UUI1H; alties. I Andi 1. Calg. Murray Calg. Nornden 3. Calg. Pr.tl (Fraser, Alexander) d. Leth. Austin (Lyseng, Smith) Penal- ties Murray Austin Sulil- van Second period 5. Lelh. Smith, {rarno'.v, McMasters) Penalties 11-25 Frsser, Clark Third nericd 6. Letir. McMasters George) 7. Calg. Lcran (Sullivan) E. Calg. Ncrnden fvnimni 10'TI Penalties Graham .huk Pratt format or juniors. TORONTO (CP) The Globe and Mailsays the Canadian Am- ateur Hockey Association is working on a new format for the Memorial Cup which might restore some of the lost stature to Canada's junior hockey final. Tlie paper says the idea being considered by the CAHA in- volves one sudden-death came between the Memorial Cup fi- nalists with national television Rick Austin, Ross Smith and j COVPrage the objective. OTTAWA (CP) (Bunny) Ahcarn and the Cana- dian Amateur Hockey Associa- tion are locked in another battle time over hockey tours. Ahcarn. president of the Inter- appears to be banning Canadian teams from taking part in tour- naments in European countries, even though they were invited by the countries themselves. "We don't know just what is on his said Gordon Jukes. CAHA secretary-man- ager today in mi interview. Four Canadian were tional matches this year with CAHA approval. Ahearn vetoed three of the lours. Despite the veto, a Glendon College team left today for a five-game tour of The 'Nether- lands. the Nether- ands. Ahearn's veto on this trip s still in force. Also under the Ahearn ban is j a scheduled tour of Finland this month by an Ottawa team. The only tour that appears to have escaped Aliearn's notice is the tour of France by a team from Rosemont, Que. The team is scheduled to leave this month. Jukes also said that Ahearn appears to be overstepping his authority. Bylaws of the inter- national federation require that Ahcarn be kept informed of tours only; his permission is not required. Ahearn has said the Canadi- ans have not followed proper procedures in planning their trips. This just isn't so. says Jukes. Chris JIcMasiers were the Sug- ar King marksmen. McMastcrs tic'I the game for the Kings early in the third period be- fore'their lapse cost them vic- tory. Smith was selected third star of the game behind Rick Alexander of Calgary and Randy Andreachuk of Leth- bridge. Rick Kornden paced the Cou- gars with two goals, including one into an empty net rfter the Kings had pulled gcrJie Craw- ford in an effort lo salvage a lie. Boh Jlun-ay and Jim Pratt completed the visitors scoring with singles. Sugar Kings, outshot 36-27. played without the services of captain George McCrea who left the team during Sunday's game with Drumhcller. Apparently coach John Chap- man and his captain had a dif- ference of opinion and McCrea dressed and left the "We'll iron it out before the said Chapman. "I'm sure he'll be back." Meanwhile two-goal perform- ances by Terry Wittchen and Reg Kinch led Red Deer Rust- lers to an easy 8-3 win over Calgary Canucks. The win put Red Deer five points in front of the Canucks in the race for second place. Prior to Tuesday night's game, Calgary was undefeated in four starts. _ Dale Lewis, Darryl Wallace, wi'hdrew its invitation at one thrice postponed fight between I Lindskog and Greg Scott former bean-weight champion scored the other Rustlers goals Floyd Patterson and Oscar Bon- as they counted three unan- FIGHT RESCHEDULED Dutch Hockey Federation NEW YORK (AP) The point on instructions from Ahcarn. But then it decided roncw it hi spite of his instruc-! avcaa of Argentina will be held swercd goals in the second and Feb. 11 al Madison Square Gar- third periods. A Kamloops team also was I den. it was announced Tuesday. Calgary marksmen were Da- "Thc formal, we're consider' ing is having the winners of the, three maior junior A leagues to- gether at the same time." the paper quotes Gordon Juckes, CAHA secretary-manager, as saying. "They would play a round- robin series to eliminate one team." Juckes said. "The two survivors would then participate in the sudden-death final." The Globe says the three jun- ior A teams participating would be the Ontario. Quebec and Western Canada leagues. Juc'kes. who now works out of tba CAHA offices al Ihe admin- istrative centre for sport and recreation in Ottawa, was quoted by The Globe as saying an announcement may be made about the new format in a month. Last year, structural changes in the CAHA led to a downgrad- inc of the national junior play- offs and the Ontario Hockey As- sociation Junior A series de- cided this year not lo include Memorial Cup play in its plan: Last. year, when Western Can- ada teams were allowed to use four over-age juniors, the OHA refused to play them under those conditions and Quebec agreed with Ontario lhat neither league would play ihe West in Canadian championship play be- cause of the age discrepancy. But midway through the east- ern final series between Quebec Remparts and the OHA's Catharines Black Hawks. Games meeting A very important Southern Alberta Summer Games meet- ing is set for Taber Thursday afternoon commencing at one o'clock. The meeting is set for the Taber Civic Centre. One of the main topics on the agenda of the gathering will be the Planning Committee's rec- ommendation for a suitable site for the 1972 Games. The Ad- ministrations Boards will also receive a feasibi'ity report con- sidering the establishment of Southern Alberta Winter Game. Other items on the agenda in- clude methods of financing the Games, whether or not to re- tain the aggregate scoring sys- tem, the possibility of adding new sports to the list and the possible deletion ot some. The 1971 Games, held Claresholm, involved approxi- mately at the offset and finished with participat- ing in the actual Games. Pinch- cr Creek hosted the initial games in 1970. "YOUR FRIENDLY GIFT STORE MEN'S WEAR SPECIALS! RINGS WATCHES WINTER JACKETS (EXCEPT DOWN FltLEDl We service the watches we sell complete selection of all kinds of rings WEDDING RINGS, DIAMOND RINGS AND FAMILY RINGS DIAMOND EARRINGS AND NECKLACES CUFFLINK SETS GIFTWARE CORDLESS CLOCKS CHAINS AND CHARMS PIERCED EARRINGS GOOD SELECTION OF SUITS Still in time for Christmas OFF 4U Urr ITERATIONS EXTRA) OTHER GIFT SUGGESTIONS Fortrcl double knit slacks for cosy comfort OvcrcoaK and all season coats Down filled and high stylod jackets Stylish shirts and sweaters Use our Christmas lay-n-way plan now, while our 5oloction is at its finest. Char.qex Wulcomel JEWELLERY MEN'S and BOYS' WEAR 406 13th St. N. Open Thursday and Fri. till 9 p.m. Phone 327-7610 Quebec league decided that if the Remparts heat St. Cathar- ines, they would play the west- ern champions, Edmonton Oil Kings, in a Memorial Cup final series if games were played in Quebec City. After Quebec was awarded (he eastern title while leading the best-of-seven series 3-2 when St. Catharines refused to return to Quebec for a sixth game be- cause they feared physical viol- ence from the Remparts fans, Rempnrts defeated Edmonton in two successive games of a scheduled best-of-thrce series. Rains, '49ers playoff bid in jeopardy NEW YORK (AP) The fo- gies who masquerade as Wash- ington Redskins have clinched a National Football League play- off berth, eliminating either Los Angeles Rams or San Francisco '49crs. Washington's 38-24 victory over the Rams left them in sec- ond place in the Eastern Divi- sion of tbe National Conference with a 9-3-1 record to Dallas' 10-3, but assured the division's second place finisher of the NFC's fourth and filial playoff spot. The defeat dropped the Rams into second place in the NFC Western Division behind San Francisco. Only the division winner will make the Super Bowl playoffs. The Rains finish Sunday at Pittsburgh and the '49ers enter- tain Detroit. NFL commissioner Pete Roz- elle has announced that the playoffs will get under way Christmas Day with Minnesota Vikings, champions of the NFC Central Division, playing either Dallas or Washington. games will be played Dec. 2f> and two more Dec. 26. The playoff schedule: Salimlay, T) c. r. 1 p.m. KST, NFC Eastern champion Dallas 10-3 or Washington fl-IM at NFC Central champion Min- nesota -I p.m. KST, AFC Eastern 10-3 or of coaching, officiating corr.petilive programs. Mr. Munro ylso revealed plans to dress up national ama- teur spcrts championships by holding several in one city in years when the Canada Games arc not scheduled. Mr. Munro said the provincial representatives wure in agreement with n federal work- ing paper outlining "abuses prevalent in amateur hockey in Canada." LIKES DECISION He was pleased, he told a news conference after the closed meeting, at the decision to form a federal-provincial committee of public servants to look into the abuses and suggest remedies, inducting either fed- eral or provincial legislation. The working paper said: "There is a growing fear that young hockey players are being treated as chattels. "Sometimes a boy is com- pelled lo move away from his normal environment to pursue exclusively, o r almost exclu- sively, a hockey career. "The young player nray well find that the demands of hockey are in conflict with his educa- tional pursuits, particularly in the midget and junior classifica- tions." ABUSES LISTED Some of the abuses the com' mittce will investigate include: schedules, such as 70-plus games played by OHA junior league teams; arrangements in junior hockey which appear un- fair "since it is really an out- right professional operation masquerading under amateur o n t r o I by professional hockey over the rules of ama- teur hockey through the agree- ment betrveen the National j Hockey League and the Cana- dian Amateur Hockey Associa- tion. The working paper expressed concern that the newly-formed World Hockey Association would lure boys to turn to pro hockey even earlier than now permitted. The age now is 20 years. REJECT NON-PROSPECTS Amateur hockey also turned its back on players 16 years or older with no pro prospects, the paper said. Also to come under comrtit- tee scrutiny were hockey schools "which advertise the ac- tive participation of hockey stars who, in reality, often spend little or no time at the schools." The conference also was told that Canadians fared badly in fitness tests taken independ- ently in Canada, the United States and Europe. "Information available sug- gests that Jack Canuck, the once fit and stalwart folk figure, may be less fit than Uncle Sam sftould be fat and futile by said a speech pre- pared for delivery by Mr. Pear- son but read in his absence by Mr. Eeaubien. "Both are less fit than the peoples of other countries that have been tested; not only those we often think of as old and backward Europeans, but also even peoples whom we call poor and undevloped." MILLIONS OUTSIDE Millions of Canadians no longer take part in any sport. "One result is that the fitness activity levels of the great mass of adult Canadians are now ex- tremely low; as low as the lourging chair from which you can wa ten on TV supermen playing in super bowls for super said Mr. Pearson's text. Sport Participation Canada's theme will be "the mass in- volvement of people in the area of Mr. Beaubicn told the news conference. "It will have a campaign to ANDY CAPP SURE, FLO, I'LL GO CAN ANBV 'AVE NEWSPAPER FOR AWHILE, INCIDENTALS, 'E SAYS THAT IF CHALKIE DOESN'T STOP THE CROSSWORD, 'E WON'T BORROW IT ANYMORE.' champion Baltimore Mi-mi il-3-1 at AFC champion Kansas City Sunday, Deo. p.m. KST, AFC second-place qualifier Bal- timore or Miami fl-3-1 al AFC Cenlral ch.tmpion Cleve- land fi-5; -1 p.m. KST, NFC seo mul-pl.ico qinlifior Dallas KK'l fir hintllon XKC Wo.Mcni rh.'impiiHi San cLsro ft-.i or Los Angeles 7-.V1. motivate Canadians stop doing passive things and get in- volved in doing things physi- cally. "It will encourage people to get out and do things that are happening ties." in their commuii- Lee Trevino gets nod NEW YORK (AP) Golfer Lee Trevino has been named Sportsman of the Year by Sp.irls Illustrated magazine. The magazine a n n o u n c c d lodny that its editors had voted him the Iwnor over such ath- letes as heavy-weight boxing champion Joe Frazier, tennis ace Stan Smith and major icagne baseball stars Vida BJuc iml Roberto Clemente. Trevino's main accomplish- ment was a sweep of the U.S., British and Canadian Open ti- tles in Ihe space of a month. Ho won six t o u r n a m e n t s and finishing second j lo N'ickjniiu in the golf I tour's money list. Minor hockey The Marlands and Cana- dians battled to a 4-4 standstill in Bantam A action Tuesday. Brian Turner, Ron Kuntz, Earl Ingarfield and Darren Ramage tallied for the Mar- lands while John Wasilewski, with two, and Layne Mifson and Kevin Riley, with singles, replied for the Canadians. The Hornets stung I'll Seals 1 as Kenny Hall fired home :wo markers. .Solo efforts were turned in by John Kupis, Ron- ald Lamane, Ed Parker, Dale Ptycia and Gary Kaskiw. Steven Mechie averted a shut- out with a third period goal. Barrel Laidlaw scored the only goal as the Eagles edged the Monarchs 1-0. The A.C.T. Reps scored three times In each of the final two periods to belt the Royals 8-3 in Midget League action. Mike Eoychiik and Cliff Miyashiro notched two goals each for the winners while sin- gles went lo Cam Greg Kveder, Ron Moser and Darrell Osmond. Bill Ross, Brian Anderson and Barry Sedgewick replied for the Royals. ELRSCH NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L T York Breton Mcntreal 'orcnto Delroil Vancouver Buffalo A PIS 5 131 63 <13 2 110 64 W 6 104 61 W 8 El "2 5 fll V9 ?5 4 70 1C.1 20 6 79 115 18 Chlcaao Min West Division ota Califc 'ittsburgh hiladelphia t. Louis...... os Angeles NHL LEADERS Espcsllo, B NY iBdfield, NY NY Orr, B .30 7 39 IB 8 10 16 10 16 7 90 7.1 8fi 23 9B 33 6 22 1 60 119 13 G A PIS. 23 23 51 17 33 50 27 74 M 21 7S AS 13 30 J3 2" 15 35 17 IB 35 13 27 35 16 16 32 10 21 31 9 7.1 31 7 54 31 Wart In, Buf......... Hull, C -result, Buf...... F. Mahovilch. M...... irk, NY............ sriflefd, B HOCKEY SCORES National S. St Louis 2 Detroit 4 Vancouver 3 American Cincinnati 6 ProvMence 3 Boston 5 Richmond 3 Eastern Charlotte 6 Greensboro 1 Pralria ieskatoon 6 Reolna 4 Western International Klmberley 8 cranbrook 2 Manitoba Junior West Kildonan 10 St. Boniface 2 'ortage la Prairie 6 Winnipeg 2 Western Canada Medicine Hat 6 Brandon 3 Jeqina 2 Swift Current 1 lalgary 4 New Westminster 3 Victoria 6 Edmonton 3 Saskatchewan Junior Veyburn 6 Melville 3 'rlnce Albert 7 Humbolrff 3 Jeglna Pals Blues 4 Moose Jaw 1 Estevan A Regina Silver Foxes 2 British Columbia Junior