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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, December 28, 1970 Cowboys triumph in defensive struggle Vikings fall to San Francisco LOSE SOMETHING, CUNT? Ball slips to ground as Clint Jones of Minnesota Vikings applies the brakes after fumblnig in second quarter of action during National Foot- ball League playoff Sunday. Ball vyas recovered by Tommy Hart (53) of San Francisco 49ers. Split pair rdlh Ponoka Stcunpeders Rustlers move past Cougars The Red Deer Rustlers took lop spot in the Alberta time convenient for both dubs. In Ponoka Mickey G i r a r d Junior Hockey League and the scored two goals lo pace Red Edmonton Maple Leafs streng- Deer to a 5-3 victory over the Stampeders and first place in the league standings. thened their hold on third place as both clubs picked up a vic- tory over the weekend. Meanwhile the Lethbridge Sugar Kings and the Calgary Mount Royal Cougars were idle due to a Crhistmas break. The Maple Leafs who had previously trailed the Kings by three points now hold the three point edge in their favor. Prior to the weekend games the Kings controlled third place, but had four points taken away from their total due to the League's ruling on two pro- tested games called by Red Deer. These games which were won by the Kings will now have to be played over at a Wyim Dempster, Brian Ogilvie and" Dave Andrukiw added sin- gles for the Rustlers while Ev- erett Simanton, Marcel Corri- eau and Evan MePhedran re- plied for the Stampeders. Persian war turns trick DUELED (API-Persian War raced to an easy victory in the second running of the Irish sweepstakes hurdle today and landed fortunes for people all over the world. Lockyersleigh was second in the two mile race and Lnish- roan third in the field of 11 horses. Avondhu, second favorite be- fore the race, was withdrawn because snow prevented his horse box from leaving for the course at Fairyhouse, 15 miles from Dublin. Persian War, ridden by John Uttiey, was the 5-to-4 favorite, while" Lockyersleigh was 23 to 1 and Inishman 7 to 1. It was an Irish sweepstakes. Tickets were sold in more than 100 countries, with the winners collecting Flyers capture Pee Wee tourney The second annual Lethbridge In other games played hi the Minor Hockey Assoiiation's Pee Wee Boxing Day tournament was another big success this year as 11 teams took part in the two-day affair over the weekend. At the end of it all the Flyers captured the tourney team trophy with each member of the club receiving medalions for his efforts. Flyers won the tourney by edging the Blues 2-1 in the final. The Flyers did it the hard way as they dropped their tour- ney opener against the Canucks 2-1 and fought back with a con- vincing 9-0 romping over the Sabres in the double knockout first round. In the quarter- two-day affair: the Totems trimmed the Tigers 3-2, Sabres squeezed past the Bears 2-1, the Bisons blanked the Pen- guins 2-0 and the Tigers posted a 3-2 victory over the Tigers. Leeds adds point to league lead LONDON (CP) Leeds United increased its lead at the finals' thT'Flyers top of the English First Division the Bisons and dropped their soccer standings to three poults opponents 3-1 while having an with a convincing 3-0 victory easier time in the semi-finals ever Newcastle United Saturday blanking the Vikings 4-0. while second-place Arsenal was On the other hand the Blues held to a scoreless tie by Southampton. Leeds, cheered on by a crowd, won on two goals by Falcons 6-0 Johnny Giles from penalties and in the first round, trimmed the another by England World Cup Bisons 4-3 In the quarter-finals star Allan Clarke. picked tip three straight vic- tories which set the stage for the tourney final. and sunk the Totems 6-2 in the semi-finals. Some 200 spectators watched Barry Forry slip in Ihe first marker of the tourney final which enabled the Flyers to hold a l-o margin going into the second period of play. Arsenal, the leading scorer in the division, couldn't penetrate the strong Southampton de- fence, even though it dominated play. Arsenal now lias 36 points fium 23 matches. Leeds has Hed Deer, which had 12 of the .22 penalties called in the game, led 3-1 after the first period and 4-2 after the second. Meanwhile a goal by Doug Clark at of the second period saved Edmonton Movers from being shut out by Edmon- ton Maple Leafs in the contest won by the Leafs 8-1. Gary KokolsH scored two goals in the first period and Fred Comrie one to put the Leafs ahead 3-C. Dale Bowler made it 4-0 at of the sec- ond period before Clark scored to close 'out that period. Craig Styles, Wayne Paulson, Randy Smith and Jim Carr then scored in the final period as the Leafs overwhelmed the Movers. Brian Banks made 40 saves for the losers while Rene Alain, protected by a tight defence, made 29 for the winners. The Leafs took 13 of ?3 minor penalties and two of three majors. Mel Gushattey of the Movers and Gone Slrate of the Leafs were given majors for fighting at of the second period. Gord Gamble of the Movers and Fred Comrie of the Leafs also got majors for fighting at and Ken LaLecheur of the Movers picked up their third major for fighting with less than 10 seconds left in that period. Attendance was a sparse 200. Meanwhile Marcel Comeau scored three goals to lead Po- noka to a 6-3 win over Red Deer Sunday. Evan MePhedran added two goals and Doug Topley one to complete the S t a m peders' tally while Doug Stumpf, Wynn Dempster and Brian Ogilvie replied for the Rustlers. The teams were tied 1 1 after the first period and Po- noka had edged into a 3 2 lead liy Till! CANADIAN 1M1KSS Dallns C o w b o y s. perennial ne'er-do-wells in playoff compe- tition, and surprising upstarts San Francisco '49ers emerged as the big winners from thc weekend's National Football League preliminary playoffs while Baltimore Colts and Oak- land Raiders came through with victories as expected. lo San Francisco next weekend for the National Conference title wliile Baltimore will play host to ihe powerful Raiders for the American Conference champi- onship. Thc winners of these two games will compete in the Super Bowl in Miami Jan. 17. The Cowboj'S were underdogs in their Saturday match against Detroit Lions, but put on a spec- tacular defensive exhibition to blank the Lions 5-0. San Fran- cisco also staged an upset in beating Minnesota Vikings 17-14 in their game in frigid ilinneap- nlis Sunday. Baltimore beat Cincinnati Bengals, who hadn't been ex- pected to reach the playoffs anyway, 17-0 Saturday and Oak- land ground out a 21-14 victory over Miami Dolphins in their AFC match Sunday. DEFENCE HOLDS Dallas, always a powerhouse, has been an also-ran in NFL playoffs for four consecutive years. But the Cowboys' defen- sive unit, which hasn't been scored on in the last 21 quarters of play, maintained its streak Saturday in shutting out the aroused Lions. Although thc Dallas defence had shewn its muscle in the last half of the season. Cowboy coach Tom Landry was elated about Saturday's performance. While Dallas has been stop- ping the other teams cold, the Cowboys have developed thc best rushing game in the NFC. Rookie Duane Thomas is the mainstay of the Cowboy ground game and he picked up 135 yards on 30 carries Saturday through the Detroit defence. San Francisco showed a bal- anced attack against the vaunted Minnesota defence to surprise the Vikings. OVERCOME FUMBLES The '49ers, who have never won a league title in their 25- year history, overcame five fumbles attributed lo Ihe chilly weather. Although their offence did the job, their defensive unit spar- kled. After a fumble that al- lowed Minnesota to score within seven minutes of the first quarter, the '49ers defence shut out the Viking offence until Min- nesota scored with one second showing on the clock. spcctablc showing against the Colls. Although Unitiis completed only six of 17 passes, he threw touchdown passes lo Hoy Jeffer- son and Eddie Hinton and called 47 running plays to down thc Bengals. After beating Cincmnati, the Colts sal back to watch Oakland win a rugged battle over Miami. The Haiders used experience to overcome thc young Dolphins after falling behind 7-0 on a touchdown passed from Bob Gricsc to Paul Warficld. Oak- land tied it before the end of thc half on a pass from Daryle La- monica lo Fred Bilctnikoff and went ahead to slay in the third quarter when Willie Browu scored after intercepting a Griese pass. Lamonica wrapped it up with an 82-yard toss in the fourth quarter although Griese had another scoring pass to Wil- lie Richardson. by the end of the second. 'Red Deer look seven of WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM SWEETAN vs IDcCK 6 Exciting Bout: Blues battled back on even terms with the Flyers as i Brent Logan found the range early in the second period. Mike Delleer fired home the winner fcr the Flyers shortly after and they took home the underground heating system enabled it to be the only London club to play a home match. Snow caused 10 postponements in England. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, in third and fourth places, had their matches postponed, Chelsea against Crystal Palace and Tottenham at Ipswich. Fifth-placed Manchester City played a disappointing 1-1 tie with Huddersfield Town. Colin Bell scored for City, whose skipper Tony Book had provided Huddersfield Town with its goal when he put the ball past his Cup player Francis Lee had his name taken and Huddersficld's Brian Grecnhalgh was Graham Parsons stopped drives on the Ponoka net win Dale Kenwood handled Unless on the Red Deer goal. post vie Lclhbridg" Elks and Wa riors chalked up wins in a pa j of Southern Alberta .1 vcnile Hockey league gam over the weekend. 'Hie Elks, led by the fm I goals from the stick of Denn TOWN OF ARENA SI A supervisor is requ District Arena. Duties wi maintenance, scheduling, lion and control. The succ managerial ability, t J is desirable. Reply in confidence lo Treasurer, Town of St. Alb St. Albert, Alberta prior ALBERT JPERVISOR red for lhe St. Albert and I inciurle: supervision and promotion, budget" prepara-essful applicant must Have ansporfation and be B. Secretary-ert, Grondin and Churchill, January 15, WINS Derek Dougan scored both goals as Wolvcrhampton Wanderers beat Kvcrton 2-0 and took over fifth place from Liverpool, which figured in a goalless draw with 1 Stoke Brooks Legionnaires 8-Warriors, on the other iian remained unbeaten as the belted Bassano 6-2. Marty Maxwell chipped with thrixi goals for Ihc EH while Terry Roberts added I solo marker, i Ralph Sneider nntdicd Hirr for the Legionnaires win Murray Ilaiick managed pair. Brooks jumped into a '-first period lead but fell vi tini to an Elk uprising in II second period (hat saw Ihc 1 cal.s score five unan.sucrr goals. Thc two dubs split si tliinl period ic'illies. n while it looked n O HOCKEY V ft? 1 siVvlifc.! TABER CHEFS vs PALACE PATS TABER ICE COMPLEX Wednesday, Dec, 30ih-8.30 San Francisco quarterback John Brodie scored one of the San Francisco touchdowns on a one-yard quarterback sneak and threw 24 yards to Dick Witcher for the other. Minnesota coach Bud Grant, known throughout the league as a perfectionist, was distressed by his team's inability to take advantage of San Francisco's miscues. His team had the best record during the regular sea- son and Grant admitted after thc game: "It's an abrupt end. It's kind of hard to swallow." UiN'ITAS HITS ON TWO Veteran quarterback Johnny Unilas threw two touchdown passes and led Baltimore through a ground-control game as the Colts shut out the sur- prising Bengals. Cincinnati, only in its third year in the league, was never expected to make the playoffs this year, especially after a dis- 13! mal 1-6 start and the loss of first-string quarterback Greg Cook early in the year. But coach Paul Brown whipped his available talent into a fast and mobile squad which put on a re- I though the Warriors may suf- 1 fer their first setback of the season Saturday. Bassano jomped into a 2-0 lead and held onto it going into the second half of the middle period bc- riod before Neil Kristjanson, Bob Turner and Gary Marehnk put thc Warriors ahead to stay. Ross Walker, Dwayne Glasicr and Allan Marchuk added singletons in the third i 12 straight. i The Elks will be in -Swift Current this Saturday and Sun- :hcd Hirer, day for exhibition games with midget team from Swift Cur> re 2-0 rent. fXCREASE LEAD Omaha defeated Tulsa Oilers 7-3 Sunday night lo increase their first-place lead in the Central Hockey League to as f Hawks. Ontario to try games TORONTO (CP) The On-1 tuiiity of doing so. Since there tario government is capitalizing on its experience two years in putting over its most amm tious-cver sports the first Ontario Winter Games. Four hockey games kicked off (he four-day program Sunday, but the organization gets its first real test toay when most 11 p n all of the athletes irom 11 vincial regions compete i events on the program. Nine of today's events will produce medal winners. Bob Secord, director of ama- teur sport in the province and spokesman for the government which is undertaking the project at a cost of to said the group is banking on ex- perience at the 1969 Summer Games at Halifax in making the Games here a success. He said the Ontario team's selection at that time was left to the discretion of the sports' gov- erning bodies in the province. THEY WON "Obviously their selections weren't all that bad since we said S e c o r cl as he watched the early arrivals for registration Sunday. The government decided, however, that the Ontario team at the Canada Winter Games in Saskatoon Feb, 11-22 should be picked through elimination in preliminary competitions at the regional level. "And it seems to have worked pretty said Secord. 'More than competed at regional competitions that veeded out the we have From the group competing in the Ontario Games through Wednesday, a select group of more than 200 athletes will be named to (he Ontario team for the Saskatoon Games. HAD THREE REASONS "We had three specific rea- sons for holding the Ontario said Secord. "First, we wanted to focus public attention on the govern- ment's sports program in province. "Second, we wanted to make sure that any kid in the prov- ince who wanted to try out for the Games' team had an oppor- were youngsters started in the program, we've obviously reached just about ail interested kids. "Then, we wanted to ensure high-quality competition in the provincial finals from which the Saskatoon team would be se- lected." NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L Bosfon New York Montreal Toronto Vancouver Detroit Buffalo 23 7 16 11 15 19 13 20 11 19 7 21 T F A PtS 5 15? 89 53 6 121 76 5? 7 116 92 39 1 lid 108 31 3 100 179 ?9 A 100 12? 76 6 67 123 20 Chicago St. Louis Minnesota Philadelphia Pittsburgh Los Angeles California West Division 33 6 5 131 73 51 13 3 11 82 ai 13 15 6 75 91 3? 12 16 5 73 38 27 9 17 10 9? 105 28' 10 17 5 97 118 25 11 20 1 BO 113 24 ALBERTA JUNIOR Red Deer Calgary Edm. Leafs Edm. Movers Ifi 6 14 13 12 10 L T F A Pis. 4 5 130 131 37 4 138 106 36 1 U7 137 31 5 128 9-i 23 1 87 125 19 3 105 1B5 13 AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Springfield Providence Montreal Fts 15 13 4 107 103 34 14 17 1 114 128 29 11 IS 4 105 120 26 9 18 5 97 118 53 ,f Division 17 8 3 104 85 37 4 117 89 36 6 97 95 30 3 57 100 29 16 10 12 4 13 12 WESTERN LEAGUE W Portland.....22 SeaDle .......15 1 San Diego 14 1 Denver .......11 1 Phoenix 10 1 Salt Lake Ciiy -11 J NHL LEADERS: Esposito, B OFT, B Hodge, B......... McKenzic, B....... Ullman, T R. Hull, Chi....... Bucyk, B Keon, T Ratelle, NY........ the 1 Kurtenbach, V...... Cashman, B....... T F A Pis J 126 94 4G A 102 90 3.1 5 109 114 33 9 1M 125 31 7 108 125 77 3 93 104 25 A Pts Pirn 32 36 25 13 41 54 55 19 27 46 14 29 43 65 20 22 A7 f, 19 53 42 2? 19 20 3? J IB 19 37 2 18 19 37 -l 14 23 37 53 10 57 37 54 Victory- was siveet By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two in a row may not sound like a long winning streak for most teams, but it is for Cleve- land Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association. "That's a lieck of a streak for coach Bill Fitch said Sun- day night after his tattered ex- pansion club beat Philadelphia 76ors 114-101. The victory was extra sweet, for it was also the Cavalier's first success over an established team. "We take all our defeats to- gether and now we're going to take the said Fitch, whose club's mark still is a painful 5-37. Chicago Bulls bcal San Diego Rockets 110-101; Los Angeles Lakers belted Phoenix Suns 128-110; Portland Trail Blazers spilled Boston Celtics 135-123 and New York Knicks tripped Baltimore Bullets 110-105 in Sunday's other NBA games. Saturday night, Cleveland beat Buffalo Rravrs 120-117: De- troit Pistons turned back Chi- cago 117-114: Milwaukee Bucks crushed San Francisco Warriors 131-111; Cincinnati Royals trimmed Atlanta Hawks 130-118; Phoenix bounced Portland 115- ia3 and Seattle ripped Boston 124-117. Fitch, who fined ihc Cavaliers a dollar a point when the 76ers bcjit them Ml 87 o n Nov. 2 gave the hack Sunday night. Joe Cooke, who had one of his worst games in that last Phila- delphia flogging, came off the bench and helped I he Cavaliers i win their latest. I "T imagine he feels as good j tonight as he felt had the last I said Fitch, I HOCKEY SCORE! SUNDAY National Montreal 4 Philadelphia 2 St. Louis 4 New York 4 Buffalo 5 Detroit 2 American Hershey 5 Providence 1 Quebec 5 Springfield 0 Cleveland 4 Rochester 4 Western Salt Lake 2 Denver 1 Portland 2 Phoenix 2 Eastern Syracuse i. Long Island 2 New Haven -J Clinton 0 Johnstown 7 New Jersey 1 Nashvllte 2 Salem'2 Central Dallas 5 Amarillo 0 Fort Worth 4 Kansas 2 Tulsa 3 Omaha 1 International Flin! 9 Fort Wayne 3 Dayton 3 Muskegon 2 Fort Huron 3 Des Moines 0 Alberta Senior Edmonton 7 Calgary 3 Saskatchewan Senior Moose Jaw 10 Regina 4 Ontario Junior Toronto 4 Ottawa J Catherines 8 Oshawa 3 Kitchener 6 Niagara Falls I London 6 Hamilton 2 Montreal 7 Peterborough 1 Manitoba Junior Dauphin 8 Winnipeg 1 St. James 3 Portage la Prairie I St. Boniface A Kcr.ora 4 Albnrl.1 Junior Ponoka 6 Red Doer 3 western Canada Calgary 5 Regina 2 Saskatchewan 6 Swift Current 0 Winnipeg 4 Brandon 1 Saskatchewan Junior Melville 8 Humboidt 6 Saskatoon 6 Weyaurn 5 Regina 12 Fort Qu-Appeile 4 British Columbia Junior Vancouver B New Westminster 2 SATURDAY National Buffalo 4 Montreal J Toronto 9 Philadelphia I Delroit 7 New York -1 Pittsburgh 4 Bcslcn 7 Chicago 4 Vancouver 1 St. Louis 1 Minnesota 1 Los Angeles 9 California 3 Baltimore 5 Montreal 3 Cleveland 5 Rochester 2 Quebec 2 Hershey 0 Springfield 5 Providence 4 Western Salt Lake 4 Phoenix 4 Portland 5 San Diego 1 Eastern New Jersey <5 New Haven 5 Clinjon 7 Johnsiown 2 Long Island 5 Syracuse 3 Greensboro 5 charlotte 1 Nashville 9 Salem 4 Central Fort Worth 4 Amarillo 3 Kansas City 3 Dallas 2 Tulsa 4 Omaha 3 International Flint A Port Huron 1 Muskegon 7 Dayton 4 Forl Wayne 4 Toledo 3 Western International Kimberley A Trail 1 Saskatchewan Senior Saskatoon 5 Regina 4 Ontario Junior Ottawa 3 Montreal 0 Peterborough 5 Toronto 0 Manitoba Junior Portage la Prairie 5 Dauphin 1 St. Boniface 8 Selkirk 3 Winnipeg 7 SI. James 3 Western Canada Calgary 6 Medicine Hal 3 Alberta Junior Red Deer 5 Ponoka 3 Edmonton Maple Leafs 8 Edmon- ton Movers 1 British Columbia Junior Kamloops 4 Vernon 3 Penticton 9 Kelowna 3 Chilliwack 3 New Westminster 3 FOOTBALL ROUNDUP AFC Semi Finals Baltimore 17 Cincinnati 0 Oakland 21 Miami 14 NFC Semi Finals Dallas 5 Detroit 0 San Francisco 17 Minnesota 14 AFC Championship Oakland at Baltimore, Sunday, Jan. 2 NFC Championship Dallas at San Francisco, Sunday, Jan. 3 Super Bowl AFC champion vs. NFC champion at Miami, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 17 PRO BASKETBALL SATURDAY NBA Cleveland 120 Buffalo 107 Detroit 117 Chicago 114 Milwaukee 131 San Francisco 111 Cincinnati 130 Atlanta 118 Phoenix 115 Portland 103 Seattle 124 Boston 117 ABA Indians US Flcridlans 72 Kentucky 126 Texas New York 104 Carolina 98 Virginia 122 Denver 120 Threefold wishes go your way health, wealth, happiness in the New Year with our thanks by the thousandfold, and the MANAGEMENT and STAFF ah ELRICH TIRE LTD. 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