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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, December 22, 1970 National League teams prepare for shotvdowiis Ing defence enjoys great campaign THE CANADIAN PRESS When Hie National Football League season opened hist Sep- tember, there was some suspi- cion Uiat the Purple People were ready to be eaten. Minnesota Vikings, 23-7 vic- tims of Kansas City Chiefs in the preceding Super Bowl game, Joe Kapp at quarterback with Carl Eller, their all-pro de- fensive end, out of shape afte reporting late to training eamp The morning of the game coach Bud Grant showed the Vi kings Uie film of the Super Bow rout, just to refresh their inem ory. In the afternoon, Minnesot had to meet them again without' thrashed the Chiefs 27-10. i: 'naniaiM owling A SHOVING MATCH Two of basketball's biggest men, if not the biggest, engage in a pushing and shoving match. On the left is Lew Alcindor, seven feet, two inches, and Los Angeles Laker Wilt Chamberlain, with the ball, who is seven feet, one inch. Al- cindor and his Milwaukee Bucks won Monday night's game 113-88. TEXAS FAVORED LAS VEGAS (AP) Top- ranked Texas is a six-point choice over Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl and Ohio State is an 11-point pick over Stanford in the Rose Bowl, according to Jimmy (The Greek) Snyder, Las Vegas oddsmaker. TO MUNICH MUNICH, West Germany (Eeuter) British Olympic nmner Lillian Board, in critical condition with stomach cancer, taken to Munich late Mon- day night after suffering a per- forated small intestine. Lou Marsh trophy to Orr TORONTO (CP) Bobby 0 r r, sensational defenceman with Boston Bruins of the Na- tional Hockey League, Monday REGULAR AND KINGS was named 1970 winner of Uie Lou Marsh Trophy. The award, established in 1930 as a memorial to the late Lou E. Marsh, longtime sports edi- tor of The Star, recognizes the 23-year-old all-star as Canada's outstanding athlete of the year. The last hockey player to win the award was M a u r i c e (Rocket) Richard of Montreal Canadiens who won it in 1957. Quarterback Russ Jackson of Ottawa Rough Riders of the Ca- nadian Football League won the award in 1969. Orr was selected by the com millee over serious challenges from Sandy Hawley of Oshaw: pnt., leading jockey tlu's season in North American thorough bred racing; Belsy Clifford o Ottawa, world slalom ski cham- pion; and Beverly Boys of Pick- ering, Ont., winner of two golc medals in diving at the 1970 Commonwealth Games. The Lions after Detroit coacli VANCOUVER (CP) Province says Bill McPeak, of- fensive line coach with Detroit Lions of the National Football League, has been offered the job as .executive general mana- ger of the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League. HEART'S She loves lo expand her wardrobe, so pick beautiful gifts from a selection of Sweaters Slacks Loungewear Pant Suits ir ir Blouses Lingerie Purses Slippers Coats Many, Many More If Still In Doubt Give Her A GIFT CERTIFICATE PRIMROSE SHOP 313 6th St. S. Phono 327-2244 Open Wednesday and Thursday until p.m. LOCALS LOSE CALGARY (CP) Mount Royal College Cougars and University of Calgary Dino- saurs were first-round winners Monday night in the three-day tournament to determine the Alberta junior basketball rep- resentatives to the Canada Winter Games. Mount Royal defeated Leth- bridge Community College 83- 67 and University of Calgary beat Edmonton Garneau Grads 99-59. McGI.VN SIGNS MONTREAL (CP) Left- hander Dan McGinn has signed a 1971 contract with Montreal Expos of baseball's National League, general-manager Jim Fanning announced Monday. Right fielder Rusty Staub signed his contract several weeks ago. BEARS BEATEN BUTTS (CP) Ted Acker- man and Logan Happel com- bined for 54 points Monday night to give Montana Tech an 35-80 victory over the Univer- sity of Alberta in exhibition basketball, Tech's first win in 12 games. Alberta was paced by Bob Morris scored 22 points and Dick DcKlerk who contri- buted 21. WVN.V STABBED HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) Jim Wynn, Houston Astros' star out- fielder, was in a Houston hospi- tal Monday with a stab wound in the chest. Houston police said Wynn was stabbed early Monday during a quarrel at a residence. Officers quoted Wynn as saying he did not wish to file charges. Wynn, the all-time Astro ionic run leader, hit 27 home runs in 1970. His batting aver- age was .282. bow-ling circles lost one of its most popular and talented triindlers with the death last week of Stan McDonald Stan will be greatly missed not only by the adult bowlers but also by the youth competitors with whom l.o spent so much lime teacliing bowling and good sportsman- ship this column, on behalf of the management of Capri and Glendale Bowl and bowlers throughout southern Alberta, extend deepest sympathy to the McDonald family Stan was a hue sportsman, a fine gentleman, and a devoted community worker. Capri Bowl, Frank Tutlle took the men's, bowler-of-the- week crown with a sparkling performance in ACT spoiling an average of 202, he uncorked a 401 game, the highest single at Capri this year Viola Baclincier paced the gals with a 261, 302 and 233 for a 796 triple, well over hei 156 average and high three in St. Mike's this season other league highs set the past week included Bob Fenton's 353 and Randy Wolstoncroft's 827 triple in Hepp's, Pat Plomp's 203 average and Frances Harris' 344 in Juniors and Betty Dionne with a 322 in Sundquist Construction leaders in YBC action were Bev Salmon 222, Mm Prindle, 207, Greg Korokosh 213, Gordon Syme 245 and Mike Sharon 209 in bantam play John Novak 260, Les Erickson 282 and Rick Maclean 248 for the juniors, and Darwin Romanchnk 267 and 273, Randy Joe- vecazzo 242, Linda Malcomson 226 and Ken Kurtz 241 for the seniors. Pace setters in league play included Sherry Clark 328 Ken Larson 320 and 809, Randy Wolstoncroft 323 306 and an 827 triple, Bill Cook 324 and 790, Bert Mezei 338, Norm Tolley 836 triple, Steve flangur 343 and 830, Sid Pollock 830 triple Henry Bechthold 326, Jiro Miyagawa 311 and 784 and Wimp Naka- mura 313 and G08 the headlines for the women were Karlyn Spitzer 306, Mary Wishncvski 325 and 731, Linda Malcomson 303, Frances Harris 344, Jo Krokosh 312, Vera Nicholls 304 and ,06, Isabel Orslen 302, Masa Goshinmon 299 and 789 Betty Dionne 322 and Betty Patcrson 306. Glendale Bowl, Marg Midiateifco moves front and centre as the women's bowler-of-the-week with an exceptionally fine effort in Higa's Women's League she opened with 281 slipped to 1S4 in her second game but roared back with a rousing 370 in her game for an 835 triple, 277 pins over her 186 average Sam Girardi, enjoying his finest year yet is again the men's bowler-of-the-week competing in Commer- cial Men's, he missed hitting the charmed 900 plateau by only five pins as he rolled 293, 279 and 323 for a big 895 triple he entered the three-game set with an average of 235 with his 895 exceeding his average by 190 pins There was some other fancy pin battering during the week with Ken King rolling 843, Bert Mezei, after somewhat of a slow start hitting for 827, the latter two coming in Commercial Men's, Steve Gangur 739 and John Scattergood 765 in B and E Hardware, Dianne Violini 356 triple in Higa's, Jean Passey 769, Irene and Betty Paterson 805 all in Shoppers World, Lynde 751 Ruby Oseen 795 and Jean Passey 338 and 339 in Tracy's, John Scattergood 808 in IOF and Rollie Howes 51S double m CPR. Parents of Glendale's YBC bowlers are reminded of the annual family twosome, always a popular event, is set for Sunday, January 3 at 1 p.m. parents are asked to call S-4545 to register for the tournament with many trophies and prizes up for grabs during the holiday venture. John Scattergood and his Glendale staff and Al Pearson and his staff at Capri extend best wishes for a Merry Christ- mas and a healthy, happy New Year to all of Lethbridge's bowlers may strikes and spares be plentiful in 1971. That started the club off lo ill second consecutive 12-2 seaso the best in the NFL and :i ticln lo a home date with Sail Frai cisco '49ers Sunday in the firs round of the playoffs. Dallas Cowboys entertain De troit Lions Saturday in the othe National Conference semi-fina In the American Conference Cincinnati Bengals visit Bait more Colts Saturday and Mian Dolphins tackle the Haiders a Oakland Sunday. "When we started off Uie sea son beating the Chiefs it got us off Lo a good said Minne sola centre Mick Tingelhoff "We just went to work fron there on. The Viking defence held the opposition to an NFL low of 14 points, intercepting 28 passes along the way and the offence startled its critics by scoring 335 points, the third-highest in he league. Place-kicker Free Cox accounted for 125 of them a league scoring record. Kapp, who came to the Vi- :ings after a contract dispute vith British Columbia Lions ol he Canadian League, left them n d e r similar circumstances and suffered with the lowly Bos- ton Patriots while Gary Cuozzo took over as No. 1 quarterback at Minnesota. The '49ers, who had to go down to the wire to edge Los Angeles Rams for the West Di- vision title, were too happy about gaining their first playoff berth in history to worry about the frigid midwestem wealher. They played the Vikings in a snowstorm a year ago and lost 10-7. "We'll just forget about the weather and play said coach Dick Nolan, whose club compiled a 10-3-1 record. Like Kansas City, which failed to make the playoffs, the Cowboys have reason to be wary of an opponent intent on retribution. The last time Detroit quarter- back Greg Landry came to Dal- las he was starting his first NFL game and the Lions were trampled 59-13. That was in 1968 and the Cow- toys have no illusions that things will be the same Satur- day. GAINED EXPEIilEN'CS "He has that experience now and can recognize defences, said Jerry Tubb, their line- backer coach. "He knows wha to do when his receiver is cpv ered. He's the best nmnin: quarterback in the league." Both clubs have 10-4 records Dallas finishing with five con secutive victories for the Eas Division title while Octroi made the playoffs as the run ner-up with Ihe best won-los mark. Baltimore, 11-2-1, expects t have Uie injured Johnny Unita back at quarterback- agains Cincinnati, 8-6, in a battle o American Conference division winners. Miami, the AFC's top runner ip at 10-4, may face Oakland 84-2, without defensive tackle Manny Fernandez, who has a shoulder separaiton. But tiie Dolphins barely missed their 250-pound lineman Sunday as they slaughtered Buf- falo Bills 45-7 with quarterback ANDY re AS THE VICAR ALWAI'S SANS, DON'T RETURN A KINONESS PASS IT PN) Bob Griese continually varying his signal-calling cadence to draw his opponents offside. Coach Don Simla is not count- ing on the gimmick lo fool the Raider defence, which he calls "a tough, bump-and-run type that never gives you breathing room." illiams on hot seat inor hockey PHILADELPHIA (AP) Owner Leonard Tose acts like a Buy who wants to fire Ms coach. Coach Jerry Williams acts like one who figures he is going to be fired. General manager Pete ReUlaff is the perfect example of a guy caught in the middle. Tose, Williams and Retzlaff each faced a barrage of ques- tions Monday at the Philadel- phia E a g 1 e s' weekly press luncheon. The Eagles finished their 1970 National Football League sea- son Sunday by beating Pitts- burgh Steelers 30-20. During the week before the game. Tose said he wasn't happy with his general manager or his coach, and he might just fire bolh or one of the r.ttmr. After the Steelers' game, Tose said he had no intention of dis- missing Relzlaff, and that the I The Canadians had no prob- lems in disposing the Jets as they cruised to an easy 8-3 vic- tory in Bantam "A" action last evening. Clarence Sirovyak and Cam Macintosh led the way for the Canadians banging in two goals apiece wlu'le Sid Johnson, Dave Jackson, Dave. Sirovyak and Lee i'aimon added singles. For the Jete Dick Rigolhof managed two goals while Gary i uiiasm ijugulram cmppcd in witn one. i sports writers and sportscastcre In Midget action the Royals misunderstood He novcr doubled the score m the1 considered dumping -Stamps as they picked up a 6-3 j Ono-lunc EagFes All-Pro end. Williams, former roach of Calgary S'Uimpedcrs of the Ca- nadian Football League, said Monday "there is no doubt that progress has been made. There i arc certain things that have to 1 be done, and I'm just going to leave it at that.'' i Williams .said he felt it was i wrong to measure progress of a i verdict. Brian Kunrad, Randy Joven- zzo. Ton: Kcucaley, Rorl Vay- kovich. Gary Craik and Paul Koik all played a part in the Royals' victory, each slapping a goal apiece. For Stamps George Ir- banged in two goals with Inn Orich finding the range race in 3 losing cause. team by the won and lost col- umn. He said statistics indicate the Eagles made relative prog- ress in the last two seasons, de- spite records of 4-9-1 and 3-10-1. The Eagles, Williams said, stili weren't masters of their own fate. They were still not good enough to overcome a call by an official, a bad bounce or a mistake. Williams said he accepted his share of the responsibility for the entire Eagles' program, coaching, trades, drafts, re- leases, signing etc. "I certainly Two rescheduled City Rccre- lion Hockey League games vere played last evening with le Labor Club trimming St. Basil's 6-5 in the first encount- r while in the second the jeague leading U of L Chi- ooks took it on the chin with 15-5 shellacking by Purity iotlling. Grant Harrington, Larry farchuk, Stan Maxwell, Ross 'alker, Al Rowntree and Brian owntree tallied the Club's larkers with one each. For the Saints Dick Cusson nd Brian Murkin each notch- a brace and Richard hollack a singleton in a losing ause. Richard Dietzen was out- riding for Purity Bottling inking Uie lights six times id aiding on two other occa- sions in their decisive victory over the Chinooks. Cliff Block also played a big part in the Bottlers' lop-sided victory as he slapped in three markers and helped on to- others. Other Bottler marksmen were Wayne liusling with1 two and Dennis Oberg, Jack Flem- ing, Dave Allen and Vic Paly- clmk with singles. For the Chinooks Jerry La- Grandeur managed a brace while Kenneth Magwood, Wally Tunow and Gary Smith notch- ed singletons. Martin injured in car accident TRAIL, B.C. (CP) Seth Martin, star goalie of the Trail Smoke Eaters of the West- ern International Hockey League, will be out of play for an indefinite period be- cause of injuries suffered in a car accident. He suffered a whiplash back injury when the automobile he was riding in with three other Smokies early Monday skidded on ice en the Southern Trans- Canada highway near C r a n- brook, went 30 feet down an embankment and landed on its roof. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR W Calgary 16 ?cd Deer 15 -elhbridge 1 Leafs 13 1 9 1 :dm. Movers 5 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE T F A Pis 13S 106 36 5 129 191 5 1--.1 100 32 1 132 133 27 1 8-1 117 19 3 101 170 13 Boston York Montreal 'ancouver 'oronlo Jetroit luffalo Chicago t. Louis 'hlla...... Unnesota tsburgti alifornia us Angeles East Division W L n 5 T F A P 5 21 6 5 75 62 J7 15 11 5 196 E-l 35 13 18 3 96 118 29 13 18 I 95 99 27 70 17 A 90 118 2-i 6 20 5 56 115 17 West Divfsion 21 5 5 119 62 Al 15 8 8 77 75 38 12 1.1 5 75 75 29 12 15 5 68 87 29 8 14 10 89 87 26 li 5 8-t 110 23 i 9 16 5 84 109 23 WCHL Eastern Division W L T F A Pt Estevan..... 20 9 1 125 88 Flin Flon.....17 12 2 119 108 Winnipeg.....16 15 1 146 129 3 Brandon..... 52 21 0 128 175 Regina....... 10 17 1 91) 110 '2 Western Division Edmonton 22 7 1 M8 1CH 41 Calgary 16 U 3 96 7d 33 Saskatoon Id 17 1134136 29 Swiff Currenf 13 16 2 106 120 23 Medicine Hat 8 23 0 121 171 PRO BASKETBALL NBA Milwaukee 113 Los Angeles 33 ABA Floridians 125 Kentucky 119 Indiana 1-U Piilsburgh 1V5 SOCCER SCORES ENGLISH CUP 2nd Round Notts County 3 Bury 0 Reading 1 Shrewsbury 0 "iarnsley o Rhyl 1 iradford City Lincoln 4 had a say. The decisions were I J__1 not mine entirely, but I con- curred in every move." Tose said he had not made a decision to keep or fire Wil- liams. "I'll make up my mind, in conference with Kelzlaff, at least several weeks before the Jan. 28 player draft." May Ysletide Joys be Yours 306 5th Street South .lethbridge, Alberta. Telephone 327-3764 "IEATHER GOODS of DISTINCTION and the and STAFF at: ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE Aw. South Man, 327-4S84 or 317-4445 ;