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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta y, Dettmber JO, 1772 -THE LETHBRIDOE Kt'AlB _ Jj SULLY SAYS -By Vat Sullivan J7LSEWHERE -m tht sports pages is a letter from a Blcdrrnore hockfcy fan. letter refers to a etory I wrote following an Alberta Junior Hockey League game hot ween Lethbridge Sugar Kings and the Crov.-nost Pass Ktd Devils. want to make it clear that at no time in my story did I refer to the Rod Utvils as The ftame, played Uec. 5 at Henderson Lake Ice Centre, was a disappointment, say the least. It got out of hand and I .simply told what took place. If I am to he charged being biased and unfair for that, so be il. The fan questions whether or not it takes two to tangle. I don't have to ttll you that it doc-s. He won- ders iS I v.'as Irving to make you htliovc that the Sugar King--, were v. hite and innocent. They were neither. But it was not a Sugar King who to he res- trained by teammate-; from a possible viscous attack on a referee, nor was it a Lt-lnbridge player who at- tacked a member oi the Ktd Devils while in the pen- alty box, and, in d'.Jng striking the official score- be meeting of Tollcstrup brothers Battle lines drawn for holiday tourney By PAT SU.UVA.V Herald Sport! Writer It v.'as just I-AO years ago trial Tirn Tollestnjp re-wrolc the record in the West- ern Canadian Inter-Collegiate Basketball Ijtague ai a mem- ber of the Universily of Letn- The- name of the club has changed but a Tollestrup is still the anchor arjd the main reason that tin's year's U oi L club, the I'rongboTTis, are on top of the heap in the Canada Vest Conference. I'bil Tollc-str-jri is the main cog of Univer- sity club. 1 can't recall a lota] confron- Ution the wo tUrs but it owl'J happm n'.'A in the senior men's Christmas trjurnameiU si the Civic The two-day event is sot to get under way at T u e s d a y rnomuig. pames v.ill be Etaged each day. tiracs acUon v.-ill be II a.m., I p.m.. and vrith UK af. and Teairu; Irom various of Alberta and the Browning Mont., braves will bc-ek honors. of are the hosts for the tourney as well as dtferxjijig champions, Doug's v.ill be the 1 versi ly of Let'''" Medicine Ilat Mars, Red Dan- CVjllege Kings, Raymond Mer- chants and Calgary Celtics. Suiting up for Lfcrtlg's. in an- other bid at boa- ors, wJI be Tun Tollestrup, KnVJi Fry, Alt'; Dudab, Gary '.Vilkarns 1.V..J Fair- tanks. and Tollestrup are both furmtr valu- able player award winners. won in 1W] the year after Tollestrup. Dudas arid aras play for the College Kodiaks. Tnn KodiakJ v.-ere scheduled to play, ui the c-veal but a number of play- ers are home for Uie holiday and won't avail- able to play. rest souarely on tte sho'jlders of Tolles'.rup. Don McCain a_vl Don Att- wrrrJ. tivo familiar basketball faces in the south, wil] suit up with while Cal- gary' will be with Turn SindJinger, Ed BloU and big- gee Don Andrews Btasds a comfortable 6'9''. A pair of former Letbbndge Krod'5- etars vail in fyrm for the Medicane Hat club. leading Ibe way will t-e Glen and Arnje yrank, lor the Gas City vLvit- yrs. Tne draw Vias set for Tuesday's openinz action. Prorigfjoms Uiijigs off against Medicine Hal in the gair.e a'. Bro-Auing Mrf v.iij have trjeir nands full in irnUa] (rat- ing as they v.-j'.h Ixrig's al one game o! firs'. :ou.vi pyiraav inav.-mrjg "A-i'.b Cii- At CTJ.'K-l'JS'On Of plsT eveai-jg trA Alien ToiJelrup uicitoriii MV'P award be al'jrjg with trie ailwiioi o! All-Star Muid. This everr. LS the (he And it WES not the Kings' coacii and his players T.vho disgraced Iherntcl'.'es by using obscene language- to the as v.eiJ as disgusting gestures. I v.es more tits.n p'.eastd vri'.h the announcement fiat there v.ouid h-i junior hoc-key in the Orov.'sriest Pass this year. 1 think trie people need and deserve it. The Keel Dcv.l: art a good, hockey c-luh a par- licularily impressive one v.tien you consider it is an expansion team. I v.-ish them v.ell. But on the night of Dec. 5 coach John Chapman and his club did, "indeed, conduct themselves in the most unsportsmanlike manner I have seen in a long time. My story, let assure you. '.'.as not an attempt, as the Blairmore fan suggests, st evening a personal vendetta I have with John Chapman. 1 have knov.n, and been a friend of. Chapman's for 3. number of years. I have no reason to dislike him. And one final point, Tne -.vriter of the letter did not attend the game in question. His information, as he points out. is second hand hut he is, apparently, a spokesman for a number of Devil fans. have a good, healthy rivalry between the vSugar King; and the Ked Devils, hut let's have no en- cores of the Dec. 5 episode. Enough said on the sub- ject. You'll 1 that Pittsburgh Steelers would v.-_n the Super Eov.l. I like to change my mind but I won't. My selection of Pittsburgh carne at a weak moment. It took rne 11 month-, vi get one thing right this year of 1972 arid I said the first thing that popped into my head. 1 m sure thai has happened to you. Leaping bc-i'ore thinking, v.hen it comes to betting or predict.r.g, has long be.tr; a fault of mine. You Jxov.- that old saying "net with your head and not v.'.th your hear.." I'm to see Die odds-makers at Harrah's Club In Lake fanes have at leait given the Steelers the nod in their game with Oakland" Raiders Saturday. Mind you, they didn't give rne that big a boost. After all, one point much. Miami Dolphins. just completed a 14-4 sea- son, are favorites over Cleveland Browns while Washington Redskins, the Over-Tne-Hill Gang, are expected to get past Grfeen Bay Packers by 4ri points. San Francisco :4Sers and Dallas Cowboys, the defending world champs, are a toss-up. V.'elC 1 Pittsburgh, and by more than one point. I also Mia-rni will chalk up r.urnber 15 straight but that's where I stop agreeing v.ith the I have to go v.ith Dallas and Green Bay. After that? that' will corns later. U.S. football draft held at meat market? sei By T5IE ASSOCIATED PRESS o! National Football League tsl- running U T-'.S. Pro fryjtbail's b'.-ef ir.er- ent procurerE. coaches and NFL cl'-ants. preparing maiketmg front office operatives showed scouts set lists for next month 2 collc-ge varying Inwgrits on the elusive, Prullt. a J draft, put a passing slrongboy but small Kvlgers. laboina who v.as to Rod- from Lourdani State a.-J a 280-; 2n Orf slw ]7] gr-rs in Hetsraan biliotir.g. i pound defensive giant from pounds." said "Rodgers Tnere's alvav; a lit-.ie-known Purdue on lor.. nt5 abiliiies. but I smaU college ace picked He is man Trophy wnner wave Oi guys in round one, Tne best be1.; tin's Johnny Rodaers isn t so highly a [c-h rjiner offensive backs lirnt- are ofoot-j, ijj-pound _ LO ro rx-fore him.'' Wally CrjarrJxrrL. a defensive Bert of USL. general opinion was that end from Kentucky, son of former Cltvelarxl Browns the 1K2 crop of seniors is ex- and Wool-7, 275-pound John Ma- Dah _ Jones rs a cellent over-all, ius.-.ali of Tampa. cinr'n to Ix: tr.e linemen. There arc good it COOK to end', tsraatk piuckfi by the National -et but a fhal- ihe t'jrr; war.- roci'.bnll lovniess in runners and vide re- moitlv lu C-.--..': Vo-nE. Wwt- -Vm've got to look to me big ceivers. rib-pounder v.ith 1- early, loo." said a Mb- Gar.- Huff o! Florida Stale is rarir.ed Southern CalL'orria. rjwjta Vtkingv spokesman. "A a ;irong So. 2 choice behind "L' v.e needed a U2ht HfiiJi. agile won'I among quarterback pros- i said an club be available for long i peCts. j "I'd snatch Vo'jng because h9 Among undergrao'uate giajits, rjtis Armstrong oi Purdue ap- i jiist might start from Ihe day Ecoasjs look upon Boil- destirjed to be the first his rookie season ------1... T..ve He Ftaclts 2oO pounds on 3 ?fr.....-' foo'.-7 frante and is deemed- An Aisvjiated Pres; Eun'ey R Does Kulm !l SPORT i g want Padres in Capital? 'ANDY CAPP E AIMING FOR THE TOP Feeing on Ssl urday in a FoolbaH League division- al playoff be the Oakland Raiders and the Plljiburoh Oakland be Lcmonica (3) top p'nolos Eradsriaw direcj (he Pitlsburg'n No. 12 in the bcnom phoios. (AP Junior players protected SAN UIF-GO 'APi Rep, Ll- or-el Van Dterlin says baseball Commissioner K'JJin i F involved ir: a to take the Padres to V.'ashL-.gtco Tne California tic-mocral Tuesday San Diego's Nstianal baseball team may be to V.'aFhington by mittee ihat includes s of congressmen proposins the deal enjoyed baseball rj'.'.-ntrs here in WCHL to stop 4bad agents' ad hoc cornmJttee chair- i P. rn a n, Congressman Eerrde EDMONTON 'CP> The would jJIOTr trie It-ague In pro lie. especially If the kid had a D-Caiif. V.'ebtem Canada Hotkey League vide agerrt for all orai'Lable relative who was qualified to Plarrjed by poor attendance. haj> a claiLvj in i'i said Jack Shuue, i the negotiiiiori for r-oth- Padres' hinted player cor.tra'.ts whtch presi-1 coach of Hat Tigers. ing. move the team to dent Canucks beaten Kings nipped RED DEKR dov.T.wi Csr.'jck.? regain iri of li Tr.f: 'J'.sri Csl I.lr.rfsxo? J-.v! s.-.'l S.tvrr. t-'.'j. '.'JK': br'S tht Cir.'.'.X: -j'..'..'; iW-r v. rp'.it four In Ihe two Gary any agreeo pcrsori 10 be Ire represeritalive anri Miail for the piayer c5 the He said the deal included free up to one million attendarjce. I J Van Deerlin claimed Kuhn tic of tils: derJ ir, a confidential lalter to "i'TV '999 re pv ''V.'e v.'ho ar'- long bridge at of the Bv THE PRESS f i period to give (fe over Le'-hrjr-.dge er v, l-.c-r. it to plckirig an Hat Tigers ir. fror.t ot il'.e this ares, vho are just fjed as most agerits. "U'e feel that someone Tre ntigr.t pro 'ride if a boy us :or assistance v.ill also more about the of hoc- t'r.an asents arour.d today. ''V.'e simply feel there are a ir.t of in league v.ould like some in find- ing a food agent and we feel t'.p U rr.ore than cat> 1 Diego Stadium if they move. Minor on tr.e v.ith Ryan i E- ir. he marked ar.d Der.nis V.a.Ls adding ..Ix..., ...cs, Ui into ntt for Brent Cle- N-r.v. ra 2 bjrx.-h of hi-, i'th goal 1'j to lard, Brent arxf tre.-, al! !r; h'-lp Oil Kir.g.- a lo.-n replied Lf_h- of dol- tie v.ith MedxrirjB Hat ir. lars ies% than the V.'orW Hock- W'tstem Cir.ada Hockey Lcaf.e Tr.': 'Aere !-l af- ey v--as play TTjeviay nlgirt. >3 v fP-1 -u'e've had talks WUA M of tne fr.l Kings, satd Vancouver president Gary Davidson I Nats 5-2, .le'.s up.vet don't feel ihcre loc any Pjigina Pats fc-3. V.'Kt- iift'ting ceyelor.rr.cr.t v.'no v.'lth or.e.1' Fisher is league comrnisrlor.- er. clause LS rxy. to development moncv from ihe ly.-lh- ers have been asiu-ed the-y the Sugar have the firial say if the pier rjue of 14 ard Italic car.r.ot come to a SEE TOO THE BROGUE by Docks Ir, pnu irj t n CAMM'S 403 5th Street S. SHOES i agrefcrner.t on an agent. Origi.-iiliy it was suggestwl at the that py4. a clause in trie that rmr.sttr tana _, s, ,.ver5 Keith pj'iea m four big goals srd ltd the A.C.T. Euritsm lo an easy 13-3 o'.'fer Ti in Mjd- gc-. action Rick McRovx-rt5 cnipped is a r.at-tr.cl-: v.hile Leroy Pavan notched tv o mcrxer5 v.erjt to Os- rrjorjd and Scoit Jan'io. Boh Hav.ldn- scored a pair c! i'oaJi a.-.d Kcr. Corey a solo c-'fnn for the Ti-Csts. who 5-1 ai'.er tfe firjt period. In iht? edged the clause birxis Do'j2 um. Par- them Ui their c'ub Seasons Greetings 1-yn. Eurrc-n anri Barv 1'iterson scored singles jur.Kjr has (o. "te s-ars Mor- ar.d pre-.enls tr.-rn riVj and Jake lhe Es' Davidson ar.d agent Stc-.-e Ar- "A" p'av, h't 'hC'-' Karl Blackie and Glen serve F-ir.d uo a di- in c-o-iri or i.c erJorctaole in ov.- the in j the Uratw] scored ior tr-Voy- ;a final rxrr.od. ln anw-her Bantam "A'1 CAMPDEU. KK.STS droppcd the MO.VTKEAL 'CPi Clar- Jets 4-1. Camr.txjll. president of ire Hen Hall. Garry Mifcula, MiVe Il'xk'.1- J.cai'jjc 'JerUti sr.d Kevin O'Ncil tall- "reMir.2 ied barrel! in a Montreal h'r.-pilal effort following gall bladder surgery, in a losing cause. Perfect Christmas Gifts at Fantastic Price Savings! MEN'S SUITS 39-so SPORT JACKETSSML10siie 52 Reg. 59.50 DRESS HATS more and S to I ton, 4.95 ond 7.95 DRESSING GOWNS l ftft Reg. 15.00 i.UU BUYRITE MENyS APPAREL Allcrofionl exlro, no refundl, or 313 5lh ST. S. OPEN WED. P.M. ond THUR5. ond fl ;