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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE December Book now lor NHL AND WHA HOCKEY SPECIAL For Diliils Conlict ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 321-3201 Bowling banter At Holiday Flora Donato took the women's bowler-of-the-week honors by rolling 224 and 229 for a 641 in Automatic 162 pins over her average of 163 Steve Roth captured the laurels among the men with a 781 triple in Civil Service he posted games of 259 and 242. 172 pins over his 203 average In Commercial Men's. Jack Smeed was one of the stars with 366 and 864 while Ken King hit for 355 and 874. Sam Girardi 321 and John Rempel 308 and Bill Hleucka 334 and Tino luvale 348 Ed Carpenter led Pepsi with a 304 and high in Automatic Electric were Karlyn Spitzer with 272 and Bob'Spitzer 256 Keith Drever led Alberta Agriculture with a 273 and Ar- vid Oseen was tops in Vasa Lodge with 302 Allan Lunan with 290 and Elaine Brown with 261 paced with John Erickson's 310 and 711 and a 308 by Carol Hunt with highs in Civil Service In Classic Triples Steve Gangur rolled 324 and for four with Jack Smeed adding 312 and 1.105 the gals were led by Eleanor Donga tti Jean Christie 301 and Karlyn Spitzer 301. At the midway point in the season. Reg Arnold sports the number one average with followed by John Rempel with 264. Jack Smeed Ken King 258. Bernie Bailey 258 and Bob Costanzo 255 Jeanette Smeed leads the women with an average of followed by Dianne Violini with Eleanor Dorigatti 237 and Jean Christie 235 High single games so far are a 433 At Capri Jeanette Smeed found the range by sparing in Martinizing and coming up with a great 856 tri- ple she had games of 284 and 280 which gave her the women's bowler-of-the-week title Cec Beaudry got the nod among the men with another sizzling performance At the end of the first half of the season. John Rempel and Jack Smeed are tied for the men's high average at followed by Bert Mezei at Cec Beau'dry 243 and Sam Girardi 242 Jean Passey leads the gals with a 244 followed by Dianne Violini at 238. Dena Smith Masa Goshmmon 232 and Linda Malcomson 231 High triples are a 1.007 by Shinob Tanaka and a 910 by Wilma Valer. and the high singles are 431 by Melody Bobinec and 410 In league play tor the the shining lights among the gals were Laurel Blasetti 303 and Bernice Pavan 301 in Knights of Kath Ludwig 274 and 707 in Mary Onofrychuk 339 and 716 and Bea Salmon 303 in Ethel Harvie 311 and Roberts 291 in Wednes- day Morning. Guila Bunnage 313 and 720. Jean Passey 346 and 774. Jeanette Smeed 292 and 856 and Mary Mihalik 294 and 732 in Dianne Violini 308 and 791 and Karlyn Spitzer a 795 triple in Mary Araki 303 and Joyce Kreutz 290 in NuMode and Diane Parascak 314 in Doug's The men were led by Brad by Ken Kurtz and a 418 by Jeanette Smeed High averages among the Senior Citizens are 228 by Frank Bernhart and 211 by Velma Miller High singles are 347 by Frank who also holds high three of 811. Velma Miller 311. who is tied with Irene Marcinko for high triple ot 726 A reminder that Panda Bowl is billed for Holi- day Saturday from nine to midnight he rolled his second straight 900 triple in Gordie's with a 263. 286 and 376 for 925 the week previous he hit for 949 which included a 949 triple New league highs were all in Green's Shoes with John Rempel grabbing the men's high average with Darrell Lagler high three of 882 and Bert Mezei with a 369 single by Cec Beaudry Moonlight Bowl will be held Sunday night at nine o'clock and will con- tinue for the balance of the season and YBC bowlers are reminded that the Family Twosome tournament is scheduled over the holidays Jets and bantam girls will bowl tonight at junior and senior girls and boys tonight at and Jet and bantam boys Friday at seven The Four Steps to Stardom event will start the weekend of Jan. 3. Elder 310 and 793 in Pete Berthiaume 306 and 888 in Knights of Columbus. Cec Beaudry 376 and Duane Spitzer 384 and Fred Master 333 and Sam Girardi 325 and Bob Thompson 320 and 843. Jim More 318 and 796 and Mike Tobo 314 in Frank Tuttle 366 and Darreli Lagler 323 and 882 and Sam Girardi 315 and 757 in Doug McCarthy 313 in Eagles and Francis Higa Gordie Tanaka 308 and 771. Tak Katakami a 794 triple. Ryo Nagata a big 353 and 904. Shig Goshmmon 305 and 762 and Wimp Nakamura 311. Short Sport CASH IN HOSPITAL DETROIT Norm Cash. Detroit Tigers' first spent Christmas Day in hospital recovering from an emergency appendec- his family reported Wednesday. Cash. 39. was ad- mitted to Henry Ford Hospital Monday complaining with severe stomach pains. FIGHT ON AGAIN NEW YORK Rank Inc.. which handles closed-circuit television sports said Wednesday that the middlweight boxing cham- piunsiiip fight between Utleholder Carlos Monzon of Prance and Mexico's Jose Napoles. the world welterweight will be held in Paris Feb. a. The bout was originally scheduled for Dec. 8 but was postponed when Monzon had the flu. There was no confirmation of the new date from Paris sources. LEY INJURED BOSTON Defenceman Ric Jordan has been called up by New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association from the American League Jackson- ville Barons to replace injured Rick who suffered strain- ed ligaments of the right knee in a game Monday against Vancouver Blazers. AILMENT CONTINUES NEW YORK Earl New York Knicks guard bothered by a recurring soreness in his left will be out of action for a the National Football Association team said Wednesday. Monroe underwent surgery early this season for removal of bone spurs from the foot. SMART EXECUTIVES LHM Tlwlr BuslMss and Pirsoml Cars BECAUSE... can bt less expensive than buying Leasing is lima saving and convenient Leasing simplifies your tax records No cash Investment required For the complete tecte on leaving eontict BORIS LeMlng end Imurence Rep. AUTOMOTIVE ENTERPRISES LTD. 2nd AVE. and 8th STREET S. Phone 328-1101 The Herald Sports LETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNITURELTD Lower Level rth Street Shopping Mill LethbrMfle. Alberle Phont 320-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Elks manage victory in Calgary Midget event Cox gives 'Horns overtime triumph By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor It Stan Maxwell pats himself on the back and gives a look like he feels like a let him. He may be just that. With the Lethbridge Longhorns mired in the cellar of the six-team Alberta Junior Hockey Maxwell felt it was time for a change. One of the changes was to move Brad Cox from his forward position to left-wing. skates well and can carry the said Max- it wasn't much of a chance I was Wednesday night at Henderson Ice Centre better than 800 faithful supporters saw how much of a chance it was as Cox pulled the trigger on the winning goal after just one minute and one second had elapsed in sudden-death overtime to give the Longhorns a 5-4 victory over the visiting Calgary Canucks. The win was the third in four starts for the they also have a tie in that their best unbeaten skein of the season. Maxwell went with three complete lines Wednesday and it paid its dividends late in the game when the Canucks battled back to tie the en- counter at 4-4 and were pressing. A well-rested Longhorn held off the Calgary efforts and set the stage for Cox' overtime heroics Bruce who was the third star in the Marty Maxwell. Ron Knkke and Ber- nie Syrenne had scored for the Longhorns earlier in the game Butch and Ken Woodkey opened and closed the scoring for Calgary while Don Eastcott notched two in between to account for Calgary scoring outshot picked up four of 10 penalties in the game. Each club had two majors for fighting. Small gave the Longhorns a 1-0 lead that they carried into the second period. The Canucks outscored the locals 2-1 in the middle session to earn a 2-2 tie with 20 minutes left Goals by Knkke and Syrenne from scrambles close in kept the Longhorns in the lead before Woodkey beat the Longhorn defence and scored on netminder Dale Emmelkamp with a high ris- ing shot But the fighting criticism as well as on-the-ice were not to be denied as they notched the winner quickly as Cox took a pass from Maxwell and it was all over. Longhorns' next action is Saturday evening in Red Deer when they tangle with the league-leading Rustlers In Drumheller Grant Pushie broke a 4-4 tie with a goal at of the final period to give Drumheller Falcons a 5-4 vic- tory over Red Deer Rustlers. Jim Bertram scored twice for with Joe Tremblay and Roger Mitchell adding one each. Doug Brian Irvin Bowles and Bob Haldane replied for the who held a 44-42 edge in shots on goal. The teams were tied 2-2 after 20 minutes and the Falcons held a 3-2 lead heading into the final period. Each squad had eight minors and one with the Rustlers also getting a misconduct. Meanwhile teams from Red Deer and Lethbridge took one- goal decisions Wednesday night in opening games of the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association Midget tour- nament. Red Deer Optomist Chiefs scored three unanswered goals in the final period to nip Calgary Farr Oil Rangers 6-5 and Lethbridge Elks edged Medicine Hat Cablevision 7-6. The double-knockout tour- which also includes teams from Edmonton and Grande continues through Sunday. The winner will represent Alberta in a national tourney next year. Red Deer was led by Barry Wittchen's two-goal perfor- mance. Ken Randy Darrell Kretzul and Jim Carsgrove also scored for the winners. Cam McLennan scored the winning goal for Lethbridge at of the final period. Other Lethbridge marksmen were Mike with Dave Ron Rick Collier and Lorne Osmond. Gary with Tom Drew Tum- Rob Tetz and Mark Maste replied for Medicine Hat. LETHBRIDOE 5 CALGARY Flrtl Small Penalties-Eastcort. Steven. Second Owchar 3. Maxwell 4. Eastcott 14-04 Halt Woodrey East- cott. Third Krikke 6. Syrenne 7. Eastcott 8. Woodkey Scott Krikke Cairns Leth. Cox Pee Wee tourney opens with more games ahead Twelve games officially opened the 1973-74 Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association Pee Wee Christmas Tourna- ment Wednesday. Some 14 teams are taking part in the two-day modified double-knockout event which will stage 10 more games to- day and the championship final Friday. All games will be held at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre. Meanwhile in first round ac- seven clubs advanced to the championship side of the tourney draw while the remaining seven were relegated to the side. The Bisons. Flames. Fort Macleod Rangers. Flyers and Jets earned victories in their tirst matches while the Braves. and Coaldale suffered losses The Vikings and Flames went one step further and reached the quarter finals of intr CiiarnpiGfiSuip uraw eliminating the Bears and Sabres respectively. The Bears and Totems also jumped ahead one notch as they secured a quarter final playoff spot on the draw by sidelining the Penguins and Faicons. In single game the Jets edged Coaldale 4-3 in two overtime periods. Danny who tallied the winner in the second overtime led the Jets with three big goals. Brad Mead added the other single marker while Rodney Bruce Jantze and Marty Seebeck replied for Coaldale. Barry Streliev also scored after two overtime periods and carried the Vikings to a slim 2-1 victory over the Penguins Blair Spence chipped in with a solo effort while Dennis Ver- voort managed a goal in a los- ing cause. Craig Nyrose fired in a pair of goals and paced the Flames to a 4-2 win over the Totems. Wyatt Blair and Marlowe Gurski aided with singles while John Curka and Lindsey Boehr handled the scoring for the Totems. Two goals by Ken Christenson gave the Fort Macleod Rangers a hard- tought 3-0 decision over the Braves. A. Van Sluys aided with a singleton while Norm Hilliard registered the shutout. The Sabres whipped the Falcons behind Rick Willams two-goal performance Ron Terakita and Leigh Arron Harrison chipped in with a goal each for the winners while Michael Manson blinked the light once tor the losers. Roy Hush's second goal of the evening lifted the Bisons Korab goes to Buffalo VANCOUVER Van- couver Canucks confirmed Tuesday that left winger Jerry Korab has been traded to Buffalo Sabres for defenceman Tracy Pratt and left winger John Gould in a National hockey league player swap. Earlier reports indicated Vancouver was to send an un- named player to Buffalo but this was denied by Canucks' general manager Hal who was strictly a two-for-one Korab is to join the Sabres for their game at home Thurs- day against Detroit Red Wings while Pratt and Gould are slated to be in the Canucks lineup against Minnesota North Stars Friday in Van- couver. to a 3-2 win over the Bears. Andree Bedford added a single marker in the overtime contest while Dean Schmied and Rick Gal replied for the Bears. Ron Gore-Hickman. David Dragland and Steve Morton scored a goal each and carried the Canucks to a 3-1 win over the Blues. Warren Keith tallied for the Blues. Faron Ellis scored three goals and propelled the Flyers to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Pintos. who scored the win- ning also saw team- mate Kevin Mohoan hit the net once. Wayne John Getgate and Gerrald Saccardo tallied for the Pintos. Rick Gal broke loose for live big goals and gave the Bears an easy 9-0 victory over the Penguins. Dean Schmied chipped in with two markers while Second winner Dale Lethbridge Longhorn net- was choosen player of the week this past week for the club. With Emmelkamp's help the 'Horns are en- joying their best streak of the three wins and r singles went to Darren Mutter one tie in four and Bob Cousins Russell Lange earned the shutout in the nets. v The Vikings tripped up the Bisons 3-2. BSair David Novak and Steven Shipley fired in a goal apiece for the winners while Andrew Bedford and Tim Rohovie tallied in a losing cause. The Totems defeated the Falcons 3-1 behind single goals from John Mark Gretzinger and Allan Manso.n.. Michael Manson notched a solo marker for the losers. The Flames walloped the Sabres 7-1. Rory MacLennan led the Flames with a pair of goals while singles came off the sticks of Gordie Wyatt Marlowe Craig Nyrose and Jim Weighill. Ron Terakita lipped in the only goal scored by the Sabres ELRICH TIRE SPOR T SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR W L Red Deer The Pass Calgary Edmonton Drurnlieller Lethbridge T F 1 161 0 123 0 152 1 142 2 129 2 124 Boston Montreal Rangers Toronto Buffalo Detroit Islanders Vancouver 21 11 18 11 16 15 14 17 13 17 9 20 National Eatt Division W L T F ..23 5 3 146 19 8 16 10 16 13 15 14 13 17 4 6 17 10 8 18 6 6 112 9 127 6 125 4 107 4 107 75 85 WMt Division Phila....... 19 8 4 95 Chicago 15 6 11 108 St Louis 14 11 6 86 Atlanta 14 13 6 80 Minn....... 10 15 6 92 Los Ang___ 10 17 6 91 Pitts 9 19 5 85 Calil 7 23 4 79 World Eait Division W L T F 1 126 A Pts 125 43 100 36 137 32 139 29 150 28 178 20 A Pts 85 49 88 44 103 41 100 38 108 34 141 30 101 22 122 22 53 42 63 41 78 34 87 34 108 28 109 26 121 23 133 18 .1. Eng Toronto Cleveland Quebec Chicago N. Jersey Edmtn Houston Minn Winnipeg Vancouver Los Ang ..21 12 17 18 16 13 16 16 14 15 13 19 Wmt Division 19 14 0 113 17 12 4 128 18 15 16 17 14 21 13 22 3 137 4 105 3 129 2 102 88 1 123 4 122 0 118 0 105 A Pis 106 43 126 37 105 36 116 35 109 30 120 28 103 38 98 38 112 37 127 36 138 28 137 26 HOCKEY SCORES National Toronto 9 Montreal 2 NY Rangers 2 Philadelphia 1 Minnesota 1 NY Islanders 0 Pittsburgh 2 Detroit 2 Vancouver 6 California 4 Los Angeles 3 Chicago 3 World Winnipeg 4 Chicago 2 New England 3 Houston 2 Vancouver 5 Cleveland 3 American Hershey 5 Boston 3 Baltimore 3 Springfield 3 Western Canada Winnipeg 6 Brandon 2 Calgary 6 Medicine Hat 1 Saskatchewan Junior Melville 7 Yorkton 4 Saskatoon 9 Hurnboldt 6 Alberta Junior Lethbridge 5 Calgary 4 Drumheller 5 Red Deer 4 International Sudbury 7 OHA Jr Moscow Wings 4 Soviet Union 3 Phoenix WHL I Cambridge OHA Sr 5 Czechoslovakia 2 BASKETBALL SCORES NBA Atlanta 145 Philadelphia 118 Capital 82 Chicago 81 Houston 110 Kansas City-Omaha 95 New York 96 Detroit 91 Milwaukee 123 Cleveland 110 Seattle 129 Los Angeles 105 Boston 125 Buffalo 123 ABA Carolina 105 New York 95 Kentucky 106 Indiana 78 Memphis 96 San Antonio 85 Virginia 118 Denver 113 Utah 102 San Diego 98 He kept it out Action was hot and heavy Wednesday as the Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association Pee Wee tourney got under way. A total of 12 games were played Wednesday with another 10 set for today. The final goes Friday at a hold of our new The tire experts with the low prices. ELRICH TIRES LTD. Complete 'ire Sales and Service 327-6806 or 327-4445 ;