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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 48 THE ILTHBR1DGE HtRAlD Monday, Dnmlit! 27. Cowboys, Dolplnns, Colls, '49ers advance iubs not looking back after weekend ANDY CAPP Tlin ASSOCIATED PRESS "Don't look was rnrasag from UK White House. Unfortunately, it e n t Washington Tiedskins, who have nowhere to look until next season. It's San Francisco MSers, Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Miami DoIpmiK that aren't looking back today. They're looking forward lo the one final step that leads lo New Orleans and the Suiwr Bowl, the Na- TENSE MOMENT Miami Dolphins' head coach Don clenches his fists and watchea as his place-kicker, Garo Yepremian, boots the bail between the goal posts to beat Kansas City Chiefs in an overtime period. still victory hungry By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles Lakers' record itreak In the National winning s1 Basketball Association h a s 20 more ui Bill Sharman still is hungry for more victories. "Heck, I'd like to win 10, 15 or eacrhed 23 games, Sharman but coach I said after the Lakers had demo- Excess pounds will be shed All the extra pounds accumu- lated from the big Christ- mas dinners will be quickly worn-off by some people, as two for Voyageurs By THE PRESS and the bigger I he Nova Sontia Voyficeirrs socm i to be at t'ncir on home- The Voyagcur.-. only Canadi- .in-based team in the American j Horkcv League, provided one of Hi? most impressive perform- ance! in weekend aclion, whip- pins their arch rivals, Boston 4; Braves. 7-s Sunday hcfore 5.872 fans al Halifax. The victory brought Yoya- Men's geurs home record before Ihcir an niian-l brgest crowd of the season lo 1 goal in the second pe- 13 wins, three lies and one rie- riod lo edge Ihe feat and moved them to within Warriors in exhibition ac- H poinls of Ihe Braves, leaders Sous edge Ilie Y's Native Sons tallied Rustlers break own AJHL record TIED DEER (CP'I A two- year-old Alberta Junior Hockey League record for most goals in a game was equalled by Red Deer Rustlers Sunday night when they thrashed Drumheller Falcons 15-3. The Rustlers set Ihe record Nov. 24, 1968 when they beat Ihe now-defunct Calgary Cow- boys 15-9. About 600 spectators watched Red Deer pull ahead to a 6-2 lead in the first period and then add five unanswered goals in the second. Dale Bingham and Tom Lind- skog each scored lliree goals to lead Ihe offensive while Greg Scott, Dale Lewis and Terry Wiftcnen each scored twice and Bill Haynes, Will Foord and Dune Grant each scored once. Kyan Weckcr led Dnimhellcr frith two goals and Rod Cos liad the other. Tlie Rusllers took 20 of penalties, including a major lo Crranl for fighting. Don Dirk of Dnimhcllcr also was lagged with a fighting major and Fred Hucul of received a five-minute penalty for bull- ending. Red Deer goalie Graham Par- sons made 20 saves while Ross Frisk-en and Ckird Kitsul, who went in late in the first period made a total of 24 for Drum- heller. tior, Sunday. Both ciulis blasted in two markers apiece in the first j cwlcr Americans upsel. Hcrsliey in tile Eastern Division. In other Allies Sunday, Koclv and third periods, biif Jim Lellan's lone second period goal proved to be the differ- ence. Ken Klinkhammcr aided In the Sons' victory scoring twice while Randy Joevenazzo and Fred Hoffarth chipped in with Terry Pocia rapped In two goals for the Warriors while Ross Allsop and Greg Hamil- ton maziaged .vingletnns. Brian Sedpwick also picked i losin" up three assists cause. Meanwhile in game staged in Coleman last Thursday nighf, the host Crow United the Sons 10-5. '-'-2. Tidewater MI prised Richmond fiohins C i n c i n n a I i Swords downed O'.evckmd Bnron.s 7-Jand ricncc Hods edged Sprinpfield 1-2. On Saturday, the Reds Io4 In annual Christmas basketb a 1 1 tournaments will be held in southern Alberta. In Lolhbridge, the annual se- nior men's Christmas tourna- ment got under way when the University of Lethbridge Prong- hoiiis tackled the Medicine Hat Antelopes at A total of eight of the top teams in Alberta, B.C. and Montana will take part in the two-day affair. Along with tlie Proiighorns and Antelopes, other teams in- clude, Doug's of Letlibridge, Cranbrook's York Hotel, Leth- bridge Community College Kod- iaks, BrowTiing Braves, Cal- gary Paragon Properties and the Edmonton LDS. The defending champion Doug's of Lethbridge took on the York Hotel of Cranbrook at 11 a.m. and the Kodiaks ex- changed shots with the Braves at one o'clock. Tlie only other game featured today, will be the ProperirJes facing tlie Edmonton LDS rigbt aifter one o'clock contest. Meanwhie in Rlaymond, the fifth annual Raymond Sugar Bowl will officially open Tues- day at five o'clock when the lished Houston Rockets 137-115 with an 81-poinl second half Sunday night. "It's a pattern with ex- plained Sharman. "We dribble and sland around too much in the first half before we gel going. We run much belter in tiic second half, and when we're running like that, nobody can slop us." No learn has slopped the Lakers since Oct. 31, when Ihey suffered Ihcir lasl defeal, 1 OS- IDS to the Golden Slate War- riors. And no team has slopped the Lakers this season when they have had Jerry West in the lineup. West h a s played 32 Angeles has won hem all. In the five games he missed, the team was 2-3. Against the Rockets, West hit 14 of 17 field goal attempts and 10 of 13 free throws for a game- high 34 poinls. He also collected 17 assists. Elvin Hayes scored 33 points for Houston and Slu Lantz had 23. Tlie Ijakers, held to a 66-5( deadlock at halftime, oulscored Houston 41-35 and 40-24 in the Oardston Cougars meet head on wilh a club from Win- nipeg. These two clubs will be joined by the host Cornels, Magratli Zeniths, Stirling Lakers, Reginas Martin Collcgiale, Calgary St Francis Browns and Edmon- ton Eastglcn for the two day event. The Lakers and the St. Fran- ris Browns will dress r i g h 1 after tlie opening game, will game time set for p.m while the host. Comets follow a; i! p.m. meeting the Edmontot Easlglen. The Zeniths and Regina wil end the first day of action play ing off at p.m. final two periods. Elsewhere in the NBA Sunday night, Milwaukee Bucks trounced Atlanta Hawks 114-92 Chicago Bulls edged Seattle Su- perSonics 103-102, and Cleveland Cavaliers defeated Baltimore Bullets 103-102. In the America Basketbai: Association, it was: Carolina 12.' New York 117, and Indiana 117 Kentucky 111. RALLY TO WIN Milwaukee, led by Kareem Jabbar's 24 poinls, battled back from an early 10-poinl deficil to over-take Atlanta. Lou Hudson was high for the Hawks with 27 points. Jerry Sloan's field goal will remaining gave Chicago its victory over Seattle. Bob Love topped the Bulls wilh 23 poinls Spencer Haywood led (hi SuperSonics with 20. John Johnson scored a careci high of 40 poinls and Walt Wes ley went over the mark for Ms career in Cleve land's tritrmph over Baltimore. In the NBA Saturday night, i was Boston 99 Cincinnali !M New York 114 Golden Slale SO Baltimore 117 Philadelphia 114 Detroit 120 Milwaukee 113 it overtime Atlanta 140 Buffal 117 Phoenix 116 Seattle 86, am Chicago 100 Portland 88. Springfick B a r o nc doch, Doug Robinson and Rcy Comcau each scored once. Barry Men-ell, Doug Roberts exhibition i and Fred O'Donnell scored for Boston. Tlie Bears, now tied with Bal- Native timore Clippers for the lead in j the Western Division, were pre- Larry Marchnk scored twice j vented from moving ahead of for the Native Sons while the Clippers when Garth Rizzuto Klinkhammer, Gerry and Norm McLcllan singles. added scored an unassisted goal mid- way through the third period to give Rochester its victory. Doug SKIING IS EXCELLENT at SNOW VALLEY! The New TWO SEASON MOTEL and LOUNGE Located a) the Ski Hill, Fernis, B.C. NOW OPEN! FOR RESERVATIONS CAU 423-6666 or 423-4303 Operated by ISABEUE tint! GUY GUIDO WHERE IS HE? Dallas Cowboys2 ball carrier Duanc Thomas leaps over tiie oul- r.lriM-lied arms of Minnciola Vtkingi'Carl Winfroy (36) Saturday At led n Gary Larson, belted Ihe Vikingi j tional Football League champi- onship. The 'Wet's and Cowboys will go al il nexl Sunday in Dallas in a repeal performance of their clash of a year ago (or the Na- tional Conference championship Tlie Doplhins and Ihe Colls play in Miami Sunday for the American Conference title. The conference champions meet in the Super Bowl, Sun- day, Jan. 16. Dallas, which defeated San Francisco 17-10 for the National Conference title lasl season only o lose 16-13 to Baltimore in the iuper Bowl, earned the right Saturday to shoot for the confer- ence crown again by muzzling Minnesota Vikings 20-12. And on Sunday, the M9ers earned another shot at the Cow- joys by rallying lo edge Wash- ington Redskins 24-20. In the American Conference Miami and Kansas City Chiefs engaged in the longest !ame in pro football history Sat- urday before Garo Yepremian's 37-yard field goal booted the Dolphins to a 27-24 triumph. And Baltimore, with Johnny Unites picking apart the Cleve- land defence and the Coils' de- 'ence smothering the Browns' attack, breezed to a 20-3 victorj and the chance for a third game this season against Miami. "We made too many mistakes and they didn't make Redskins coach George Allen said. Three of the biggest were a bad guess, a bad pass and a bad snap. The guess came with Wash ington leading 10-3 early in the third quarter and s fourth down-and-inches-lo-go on the San Francisco 11-yard line Allen gambled that the Red skins could make the first down guessed wrong. Three plays later the game was tied as '49ers quarterback John Brodie and wide receive] Gene Washington teamed on a 78-yard touchdown. the bad pass by Washington quarterback Billy Kilmer only minutes later. Roosevel Taylor intercepted it lo set up Bridie's two-yard scoring strike to tight end Dob Windsor. COSTLY SNAP And tlie bad snap cost tin Redskins the game. It went pas punter Mike Bragg and bouncer, into tlie end zone, where UK '49ers' Bob Hoskins pounced 01 it for a touchdown. Bruce Gosselt added tlie oiihc San Francisco points with field goal while Curt Knigh booted two for Washington am Kilmer passed for R pair c touchdowns. Donn Nottingham, subbing fo Injured Norm Bulach in th Baltimore backfield, wound u with 92 yards rushing and fw touchdowns while the Colts lira ited the entire Cleveland groun game to a mere 69. "Boo is a belter runner over all and he's a belter receiver. Colls coach Don McCaffert) said of Bulaich. "However, w got a greal job from No tingliam here, especially whe you consider he's a rookie com ing into his tame area to play. Wltile Nottingham was grim ing up the Browns and tin i la was shredding cage quarterback completed 13 of 2 passes for 134 Smilh was slanding alop a fensive wall that yielded onl one field goal. Bubba personal! blocked two others. DEFENCE IGNITED DAI-LA Tlie Cowboys, with the No. offence in the NFC. finally g il rolling against Ihe Viking No. 1 defence after taking on' a 6-3 halflime lead. But. it wa the Dallas defence that actual jgn led il. Cliff Harris' interception of Boh Lee pass set up Hie Cow first touchdown, a 13-yard Duane Thomas scamper on Hie next. play. Then Roger Staubach quarter- backed Dallas 52 yards, capping the drive with a nine-yard SCOT- ing pass to Bob Hayes. i The Kansas Cily-Miami clash j was a ncrve-rattlcr from start to finish with the Chiefs repeat-1 edly taking the lead and the Dolphins repeatedly rallying lo j obliterate it. Kansas City seemed set to win it in regulation play when Ed Podolak slaramcd over from three yards with to go. But quarterback Bob Grise brought the Dolphins right back to lie il 24-24 with remaining on a five-yard touchdown pass to Marv Fleming. Then il seemed n sure bet that Kansas Cily would win il with 35 seconds still on the clock incredibly. Jan Stencnid's 35-yard field goal attempt sailed wide to the right. He ateo had a chance In rin il for Kansas City in tlw first overtime with a 42-yarder. But this time Nick Buoniconti blocked the hoot. Then, finally, 22 minutes and 40 seconds after (ho fourth quarter had ended, and on the 44l.li play o T overtime, Ye- promian hooted Ihe Chiefs lo (lie sidelines and Ihe lo v MOTHER'S wAnW hf KEMEMBER ITS L THE SEASON OF T1 SEE -K5U, ANDV, SHE'S (JOT A SOME T' PICK WITH VER VER RIGHT, VICAR -I'LL LET'ER WIN A COUPI-A ROUNCsS ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR L T 1 6 01 Cal. Canucks .etfibrldge Edm. Leafs Edm. Jrumheller 'ers 15 n 10 13 8 13 7 17 7 16 Ptl 63 44 0 14S 1M 34 2 105 143 16 0 60 156 14 A P New York Boston Montreal "oronlo Detroit Buffalo icouver NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST DIVISION W L T F 74 5 155 WI 54 73 f, I 136 76 SO JO 4 7 17.3 78 St 16 11 8104 95 40 Chicago 1? 17 6 97112 30 8 21 8 1M 1-J2 24 9 21 A 79 120 22 WEST DIVISION 25 7 3115 5? 53 30 11 4 94 67 44 "1 IB 7 105 141 29 Minnesota California 11 u 'hiladelphia 11 T 'ittsburgh 11 2' ,t. Louis 93 LEADERS: Esposlto, B......... Ratelie, NY....... Hadfieid, NY....... NY........ Orr, B C Perreault, Buf.....- Martin, But F Mahovlich, M itanfield, B AMERICAN LEAGUE Eastern SoMon Scotia Springfield Rochester providence 15 10 12 17 1? 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