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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ________. Tu.fiday, 26, 1 772 THE lETHBiMDGE HlfAlD Tiger-Cats follow in second place in voting Team Canada was the most thrilling club in 1972 Team t'tTi N'mlh TORONTO rci1) Canada, which kept American version of profes- sional hockey but just its great comeback victory over the So- viet National team, has voted Canada's best team of NJade up of the cream of National Hockey League clubs, Team Canada was ex- pected by many fans to whip the Russians without raising a ?weat. As it ttrr.ed out, the Canadians needed a goal in the dying seconds of the eighth game in Moscow to win the series 4-'j v.-ilh game For its stirring perform- ance. Team Canada v.'as named by writers ar.d broadcaster as the best team in a poll conducted by Tne Canadian Press. Tr.e Grey Cup Hamilton Tiger-Cats, were second in Ire poll while Rich- mond Hill Dyr.es. world ama- teur Softball cmrnpions, were third. Cornwall Royals, v.inncrrs of the Memorial Cup the junior hockey championship 'A Can- fourth ar.d Saskat- chewan Roughriders. losers to the Tiger-Cits in the football championship final, IN TWO PAK'I'S Tr.e series vas played in two parts, the first fo-jr E-arnes in Canada j arrf the la-it fvr: in Moscow, i After games in v.here the Russians stunned Team Canada j V." i n n i p e and Vancouver, Team Canada trailed 2-1 with cne tied. After losing the first game in Moscow it appeared the su- premacy of Canadian hockey players was a myth. But Team Canada won the three in a row ar.d Paul Hen- derson scored the winning goal in each game. For his in the series. particularly his three goals, Paul Henderson placed fourth in a aihlctc of Phil Espo-rito, the heart cf Team Canada, was an over- tr.e year. Big Espo also led J'-vsfjn Bruins to the Stanley Cjp championship earlier in the year. Team Canada's v.in was flrit-piace V'Ves compared to 12 for the Teats and 11 for the Dynes. Cornwall Royals got four i i r s t -p 1 a e e votes and the Foushriders or.c-. first-place vote v.as worth triree point', a second two points and a third point. The Ticsls wor. the Football Conference champi- opship, ending the regular season v.ith H wins and three losses. They then knocked off Ottav.'a Rough Riders in a two-game, total-points sc'rier> to win a berth in the Grey Cup. The Dynes v.eat to Manila in the Philippines in March as Canada's Softball champions. They returned borne as world kinjjs after edging the United States 1-fl in the final game. The loss was the first for the U.S. since competition began in I'M. Cornwall, champions of the Quebec Junior Hockey League, were gives little chance of winning the rial Cup over '.heir powerful op p o n c n t -i, frirnm'.'jn Oil Kings of (he Western Canada Ixrague. and Prjterbor- cugh Petes of Ontario Hockey Junior A series. third In the J-'oo'.ball Itrence ar.d had to o.'.' Kdmonton Eskimos and Win- Blue Bombers in sud- den-death games. Tney man- seed it. but their euccess story coded with the last kick of ti.e Canadian Football League season as Jan Sunter booted a field goal to give the Tieats the C-rey Cup, 13-10. Asked what tiny thought v. as the greatest iv.rj left the ice the end of trailing The scored first in SfjOfid in .V; Uj in 'he tr> a.vj then pickod four in the final pe- and the Bears to an easy 10-4 victory over the Braves in Pee Wee action Fri- day. j Rick ar.d Rori Tomiu capped in with a pair of mar- kers whifc Man the] De Ad- rnor.d r.otohtd in a losing 1-: and Gien a single in a losir.g banie] Zrim, Neil Court, Jon Giwer anri ta'lied a goal fcE.cn ar.d leri the Tigers to a S-3 'Air: ovc-r the Penguins. Var.ee, Allan Duval Cam scored for the Two goals in the final period lifted the Monarchs w a S-I verdict over the Cousars. Trent Auch, Darcy er and Carey Karnitorno .scored cine Vrsrn selected on the basis of iis gcogrtprdc loca- :.ior. to tournament and at that tirne reduced scheduling in U.K.-CZECHS START Tr.e U.S. and Czech.? ge: the lO'irna.Ti'jr.t under Thr2 and Czechs rxirt Friday night before i ho movfci to the U.S. collfrtrlans and i E nj> ".in d up the tourn arnent 2 roster includes all, br. r.vo of the 1972 gold medal I Civic Centre. v.-ir.ners from the Winter Olym- for a 5 p.m. encounter at the Henderson Lake Ice Ceri'.rc. in Sp'.id League thv? Leihbridge A.C.T. Bantam "A" Reps dropp- ed the Taber Legionnaires Rick rifled in three goals to lead Lethbridge's attack while Rick Wiest, Leroy Paven. Duane Ix'ndrum. S and Dennis ald'ed with solo efforts Randy John Kleiner. i Jim McDon_5ad and Dennis Set- oguchi replied for Tabsr. v.'ho 'trkiled 2-1 after ths first psriod and 4-2 afio- the second. In Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League action, the OAKLAND r.AP) Coach J-CJH Madden of Raiders, -.'.-hose Super 1 by freik offk'iils on a instant reply to the ca.ll ir. the Ktiders' Nations! Foot- bill League playoff game E gains t Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday. Trio officials ruled that de- fensive haUbact Jack Taium of the Raiders had deflected a pass intended for S'-eeler re- ceiver John Fuqua, thus al- lowing Franco Harris, -vrio v.'omd up the ball, to run 42 for 2 touchdown with Ludwig 1 five seconds left thst gave the i Eteelers a 13-7 triumph, Mi'3dco ?K is certain Tatuin made contact with the ball and the pass should have been rdled in- j cci.Tipie'.e two ccci- j players I touched it. But he said he was Sapporo, Japan. TOD Russian players include Hoop tourney under way Tne 20th annual with seven more games Sc-nior Mer.'s Basketbaa Tour- nament got under way with two games this morning at the nament %rili officially opea wixh four sair.es Wednesday. Eigf.: teams will be seeking top honors in the two-day modi- fied double knockout affair goslie Vladislav Tretiak. defen- evening tilts Actiori continued the after- noon with st 1 p.m.. 2.30 p.m. a.nd p.m. wmle r.vo re on tap tor Alexander ar.d ihret g'jils ar.d paced the Letn- viator Lutchenko and for- for tne wmr.ers v.role P. e c a bridge to a 6-3 vie- Ykushev Val- itrifigham managed a goa! m I tor.' over the Vauxhal! fcnd Vladiinir a losing cause. In another Bantam match, Dave Blair ?Ce-.ii-i HsrLiey, Tom and Toby Good- i .strike: rifled in a goal each to lead the Eagles to a 5-3 win i over the lingers. which concludes Thursday. Trie host Comets will be join- Allan Boris. ent: v is Byron I.te. .Kir-son. Rod u? mos-ly c: players from Ttylor and Ko.. ce Czech national" team that added singles. j Hussians in the 1972 Eiliy Ritchie scorc-d twice and GIOJB A World Tournament. Orland Olson once for the visi-------------------------------------------- seven ar.d r.ine. Eight tearc-> are takine part in the two-day event which in- clude the host Do'Jg's of Leth- hrldge. L" of L Pronsh'jms. Medicine Ha: Stars. Edmonton and J.DS. Red Deer College Raymond Merchants. Calgary Celtic-s and Brownir.g Braves, i Tne tourney will conclude even at the rail on tv.e told me they knw writ hsppencd and t-e going to th'.-ck to sea what it wavE." Madcen said. referee Fred ngen v.ent m to u-e the dug- out telephone and when ha came out he called ii to'jch- JSadaen said called a press box equipped with felei'ision where top NFL officials, in- eluding executive director Jirn Keasil and supervisor of officials Art McXaliy, we-e wa'ching the playoff contest. acknowledged the but said Swtari- npe.-j rr.e.-eiy was of the NFL says iis official; co not use vidi.o-.ap5 to decide plays was no oeciision from the press box. arid tele- vision repiay vs-as r.o: in mskins the decision." Kensil said. Madden said he Ea'.v "he told me that there was no doubt touched the- ball. B'jt then I S3v.' Jay Randolph of X13C television arxJ he told me there war no way to make a positive decision off the TV replay. Those are the films McNViJy saw." Madden said he spent Christmas Eve studying the game films and was sure that Tatuin had hit Fuo'ja from c-d by the Stirling Lakers, Ma- i behir.d so that the rico- gratii Zeniths, Cardston O.rj- cr.etrf off the Steeler receiver gars. Edmonton Bonnie Dooa into Harris' arms. Lancers, St. Francis Regina, ivho will all be looking for Cne champion-ship title. Action is for 5 p.rn. at de the Ravmond Ojlt'jral Hall. there was no way they were going to call it any other way v.ith all those people out on the field. Somebody would have been Madden esees tiirte t Don Marshall gave Bi-.orj> a 5-2 dtciiion over Totcrrj. ar.d o-.f-r a.--. ary rotcl.wl marker, skatevj to title. Dr. Ar.drst. hi Prague club team ir.a Ontario centre 'Jay ir.e Super tbf: step v.orid hockey charripiori.ship in- vrjlvin? teams from the Natior.-.l V.OT Jeff Jnhri'OTi. flris Jake Nc-ufcit tsliiod s; fulurn for Dr. ''.r.drst said in ari intervde-A', v-.ryjld ha', i: tc-arrus from Ih'.- Soviet Un- Fi-'iand. Sv.c-een. V, est Gerrriar.y ar.d ano'.he he didn't v.rs frir.chWe. ir" "iwt I canr.ot ;ee it a i.ro- tO'A a on a two- B; 'JIF: ASSOf F'KKSS rebound', was beaten 14-13 on on-oVie 'and Totem Kareern Iwt a 'he hoard.; by the Kings' Sam fJctroit J'otoris and. Don Brady from battle but liii'-ks I-acey, but had a 22 Port! an'I B'tz'rs fwd v.or: -.'.ar rain's, infiudin-j 13 in final KeatlVj 'iio b V.'ftlto.i a Ar-.'-.oclation triurnph. Suritiy" r.i-'ht, ir e fror.'i j victo.-y over Kansas City- The victory, co'jpled v.-itb Chi- j scores were: Atlan'.-j and then Drive I Omaha Mond.'iy i rago's 115-IW! lo-i to 12-1. Philadelphia oif tr.e ground in the Midv.cst race 1 lo in 1 o-.'er the Hulls to 4'? In in Ti: Milv.aukoe v! s'a'.r V.'tr- STOPPED Morv HuLbord (14} ct Ine CoHond Rold- crcbs H.bbard s (ersey after <5 yard gain in fcsf pencd n-asK grabbed by Dwio'nt c: the c; A', '.nco-. Conference gcn-e in firtsb.rjH. r, o-cc-'ors cs Dc.u .i'J, ct Mo Sltcitn ;