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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta S THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 'luesdny, Dccomobr 29, 1970 act to -follow milk Saskatcliewaii coaching j opens REGINA (CP) Following in the footsteps ol' Eagle Keys won't be easy for Skrien was named Monday as head coach of Saskatchewan Roughriders, ter- rors of the Western Football Conference in 1970 before they were dumped in the phvoffs by CaKarv Stampedcrs. Skrien, in following Keys, expects to have some reorganizing to V before he has a Grey Cup winner on his hands Keys 51, quit the Riders to take over coaching duties with bntish Columbia Lions. "Eagle's record is tremen- dous and the teams have been Skricn said Monday in an interview after his two-year contract was announced. "The only way we can really improve on it is by going to the Grey Cup. There are a lot of pit- faJls along that road, as we found out last year." HAD UPS AND DOWNS Pitfalls are nothing new to the 41-year-old native of Brooten, Minn. He took UK Lions to_a Grey Cup win over Hamilton 'ii- ger-Cats in 1964 and was fired in 1907 after itAvas apparent the team had lost its winning ways. After the firing, lie spent a year as assistant coach at uoise State College in Idaho and the next year went to Edmonton Es- kimos as assistant coach for a vear before joining Keys for the 970 season. Married and with Uiree chil- dren, Skricn is a University of Minnesota product. He played hi Janada in 1953 as a running back with Saskatchewan and ,Vinnipeg Blue Bombers before returning to university for a master's degree in education. lie joined the Lions in 1959 as an assistant after holding a sim- ilar post for two years at the University of Minnesota. He got the B.C. head coach's job in 1961. IN OTHER SHUFFLES Skrien's win in the 1964 Grey Cup came at the same time ONE IAST UTTLE EFFORT These two enthusiastic sweepers were .members of one of 50 rinks that opened the three-day Lethbridge High School bonsptel at the Leth- bridge Curling Club Monday. Their efforts paid aff, it would seem, their rink emerged with a Bruins can't shake New Yorkers ;ers staying with it MONTREAL (CP) Bosto tant factor for a s m a 11 e r 11 wins and Uiree ties to go with Tilth the National! comin's style which means our Leases East Division defencemen clonM; become con- title this season I fused and have to change their nets.'1 tic LUtS stdiull. But the defending Stanley Cup styles depenclm champions are having a difficult time shaking the dogged pursuit of New York Rangers who trail by only one point. who's in the Villemure, who has only one loss in 15 games, has at l.EO, the best individual goals-against average in the league. He has One of the main reasons the Bruins have been unable to open a larger gap is the out- standing work of Gilles Ville-, mure, the Bangers' rookie net- minder who has shared goal- tendin" dudes with veteran Ed Giacomin. G i a c o in i n, who leads the league in shutouts with four, had proved the workhorse of 'the New York netminders in pro-, vious years. However, this sea- Monday afternoon in an exhibi- son he''s getting ample support. Emile Francis, general mana- ger and coach of the Rangers and a former NHL goalie him- Combined with Giacomin's 2.18 goals-against average, Vil- leraure's mark gives the Tjjb-g AJJUVO Gas City Lelhbridgc Elks doubled the score, on .Medicine Hat Hangers the best goaltendmg duo in the league with a com- bined mark of 2.11. a slight lead over the 2.14 posted by Tony Es- posito and Gerry Desjardins of Chicago Black Hawks. In the individual scoring race, centre Phil Esposito of the Brains continues his record pace, pushing his league-leading totals to 32 goals and 68 points, a comfortable 14-point lead over runner-up Bobby On-, the Bos- ton all-star defenceman. Orr's assists are tops in the league. The greatest advance of the week, was made by centre Norm Oilman of Toronto Maple Leafs. Ullman scored six goals and had five assists in three High school rinks from va- rious parts of Alberta and Brit- 'ish Columbia invaded the con- fines of the Lethbridge Curling Club Monday as the 1970 Leth- bi-itlge High School honspiel got under way. A total of 50 rinks, male, fe- j Cu male and mixed, opened the' chase for top honors in four events and a grand aggregate in the three-day event. Action was to continue throughout the day today with the bonspiel wrapping up Wed- nesday with the finals in the five categories. Play Monday was confined to the number one Sven Ericksen event was well as the number two Fred Quittenhaum. The young curlers were expected to play in the number three Haig Clinic and number four John Forrest events today. Also up for grabs is the Sir! Lamb Me- morial trophy awarded each jear to the grand aggregate champion. 9 A.M. 5VEN ERICKSEH Culver, Vauxhall 9, Dunlcp, bridge 6; Mueller, Warner 9, Foster, Lsthorldge Kirkpalrick, Lethbridge 10 Smith, Cardsion 5; Clarke, Ccal- dale 9, Leslie, Lethbridge 5; Lyon, I ethbridpe 1-1, Dahl, Maqrath 3; Taber 10, Norrie, Lethbridge 7; Hat- tcri, Piclure Butte 17, Terry, L e I h- brldqe 3; Fuller, Lethbridge 17, Fox- all, Coaldale 5; Ikebuchi, picture Butte 5, Weibe 0; Tsuiiura, coaldale 13, Mur- ray, Piclure Bulte 4 A.M. SVEN ERICKSEN Vaselenak, c o a I (I a I e, 11, Hamling, Warner 4; Rothe, cardston 12. Hearne Foremcsl 6; Zmaell, Blairmore 11. Hillmer, Magrath 3; Korner, crows- nest 11, Hougen, Foremost 5; Fladnam- er, Bassanb 9, Culler, Warner 7; King, Foremost 9, Newlove, pincher Creek Kvale, Vauxhall 10, O'Donnell. Milk Kiver 7; Greene, Vulcan 10, Kitanawa Vauxhall 5; Picture Bulls 10, Russell, River Sevalrud Bow Island 14, RodweU, Taber 3. 2 p.m. SVEN ERICKSEN Lindeman 11, Erdman 10; Slicker 15 Kemp 5: T. Mueller 15, Ctaeya 3 Calvert 11, 0. Welsh 7: Mcwick 10 Hart T, Ikebuchi 15, Fuller 8: Clark! 10, Haltnri 1; Korner l.i, Kind 3; Greer 6 Kvale 5; L. Mueller 8, Klrkpatnck SVEN ERICKSEN Kilagawa 11, Morrio 6; Takasakl 9, Sevenrud 8; Hamling 5, Weibe 0; Hnlmnn In. Russell 3; MowiCki 11, isuiuira 7; Slickel 10, Lindeman 3; Fester 9. Oahl 8; Hullmer 10, Dunlop 7; Calvert 13, VGSelenak 3. P'm- SVEN ERICKSEN Korrter 9, Greene 5; T. Mueller S, ;r 3; SSickel 10, Takasakl u, Ikebuchi i; Ruiiie 13, Z....-C.. 9- Nowicki 5, Lyon 4; Krahn 10, Had hamer 7; Clarke 5, L. Mueller 0. FRED QUITTENBAUM Newlove 5, Culler 0; O'Donnell 8, Hearn 7. Stampeders make comeback winless in event TORONTO (CP) Forwards Loyola College Warriors and York University Yeomen may find it tough collecting goals against proven netminders in to- night's final of the Hockey Can- la invitational tournament. York goalie Bill Holden earned the first shutout of the four-day tournament Monday night as the Yeomen defeated University of Toronto Blues 2-0 in the west division here. The Blues outshot York 38-32. In the east division at Mont- real, meanwhile, Loyola net- minder Rocky Martin made 29 saves against the high-scoring St. Mary's Huskies from Halifax to back the Warriors in a 3-2 victory. Both Loyola and York emerged with three wins and no losses to go into the final game scheduled for 3 p.m. EST at self, naturally is happy with the J juvenile League, were paced to work of the five-foot-eight Ville- j (heir win by Terry Roberts and tion hockey game played at the j games ]ast weck (o from Arena. spot to sixth with 42 points, Elks, a midget entry thai j ,0 goais. plays in the Southern Alberta. Ford seeks world title, and soon CALGARY (CP) After once i Calgary Centennials of the Wes- conceding financial defeat in tern Canada Hockey League, the Alberta Hockey League and Centennials won 4-1 announcing they would with- To aid the cause, the Extabi- draw, Calgary Stampeders now are making an economc come- back. EDMONTON (CP) Al Ford wants to have the whole world in his arms by the time he's 21. Already the Canadian light- weight boxing champion for Maple Leaf Gardens The Blues and the Huskies each wound up with two wins and a loss to gam second place in their respective divisions. In other games Monday, i Laval University beat Univer- I sity of Sherbrooke 6-3 at Mont- j real and Laurentian University of Sudbury downed University of Calgary Dinosaurs 8-6 here. Laval and Laurentian thus finished with ode win and two losses each while Sherbrooke and Calgary went winless. YORK SCORES 15 York, wlu'ch beat Loyola 7-3 in the consolation round of the na- Keys was moving to Regina from Edmonton to fill an assist- ant-coaching spot. Coinciden- tally, Skrien was on his way to being fired a: the same time Keys was priming the Roughrid- ers for their 1366 Grey Cup vic- tory over Ottawa Rough Riders. Skrien admitted Monday his main problem would be main- taining "a winning tradition." "We want to bring in just enough new blood to go along nth the excellent personnel hat we've had here. There's a jig job and certainly one of the hings we want to do is to try jnd make it exciting as well as winning." He said many of his current, players could be improved by jringing in others that would be a threat to their position on the earn. "It doesn't matter what posi- Jon that iright be because no matter how good you are on that field, you're going to be better if someone's pushing you senior club decided to ed their time, quit Dec. 21 after losing in the first part of the season and facing another de- ficit before the end of play. But they did not reckon with last minute fan support, a lit- tle charity and some corporate generosity. Estimating a minimum need of to more than gate receipts to finish the sea- son, the Stampeders decided to sell shares in the club for each and in two days collected more than Then Monday night, fans turned out at the Stam- pede C'orral for a benefit hoc- key game against the Junior tion and Stampede Association waived the regular corral ren- tal and arena personnel donat- The game raised an estimated for the club, but official figures were not available. The Staropeders are first in the three team league, two points ahead of Edmonton Men- archs and well up on Drumhel- ler Miners. The league runs an interlock- ing schedule with the Saskatch- ewan Senior Hockey League and the Western International Hockey League which operates in British Columbia and ths Northwestern United States. The Stam p e d e r s' financial troubles began in November with the death of team owner and patron Nado Galleli. .Marty Maxwell each'with two.____ goals. Wendlin Wandler, Fred! B cr. mure, a native of vieres, Quc. ___ Villemure, 30, spent most of Hawkins, Bill Harris and Bob the last eight seasons in the mi- j Parkyn. nors with only 12 1-3 NHL Brian Collins, Mel Scherer, NHL LEADERS: Esposito, Bos Orr, Bos Hodqe, games to his credit. He was the _o _________ ._._ American Hockey League's top accounted for the Medicine Hat Reg Johnson and Glen Can' American ijeuguc o ivy j accouniei goalie with Buffalo Bisons last markers. season. PLAYS ANGLES WELL The two clubs were deadlock- ,.-nj ed 2-2 after the first period but "He's an excellent stand-up the Elks went ahead to stay etminder who plays the angles with two unanswered second extremely most impor-1 period markers. McKenzis. Bos Ullman, Tor Bucyk, Bos Delvecchio, Del Keen, Tor Ralelle, MY Kurtenhach. V Cashman, Bos Martin. Chi Maki, V Tkaczuk, MY Mikila, Chi Bdlon, MY Boudrias, V Cournoyer, Mil Webster, Det Mahovlich, Det 5 A Pts. Pirn 32 36 68 27 13 41 5.1 55 19 27 46 -10 .19 2-1 -13 22 .1-1 29 J3 65 20 22 4? 10 19 50 3? J 12 28 331 2 13 19 37 0 3 19 37 4 23 37 53 27 37 54 19 35 28 13 33 5J 22 33 20 9 24 33 28 20 11 31 11 15 15 30 6 ;9 12 more than two yea--, set his goal: The world title by his 21st birthday, Aug. 13, 1971. His co-managers, Mitch Kh- move and Albert Superstein, are negotiating for fights for both the British Commonwealth and world titles. The Edmonton fighter has run out of good Ca- nadian opponents. One of Ford's major assets Is his 73-inch reach, that of a light-heavyweight. Ford is five teet, five inches tali. "Buchanan (Ken Buchanan o[ Scotland, the world champion) has a reach of 72 inches and has never been Klimovc said. "But Ford will do it." Klimove said Buchanan's re- cent win over Donato Paduano of Montreal, right now the best- known Canadian boxer, didn't necessarily m e a n Buchanan could beat Ford. "When you gel two guys who can't hit hard, the faster is going to win. Paduano even had a weight advantage. "Ford is faster than Paduano and has a longer reach than Bu- chanan." Ford, who has a professional record of 34 straight wins and mCd 1 onal coHege finals last season Foid has 5COred ,5 goals while allowing only four in the three games here. Loyola scored 12 goals hi its three games at Montreal while allowing 10, but were most im- pressive in holding St. Mary's to only two goals Monday. The Huskies scored 25 limes while allowing six against in their three games. and you're job." fighting for your ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Minor hockey ]n bantam A the Red Wings downed the Maple Leafs 5-2 as Bob Salmon scored twice for the winners. Other Red Wing marksmen were Cliff Miya- shiro, Brace Smith and Ed Yalowega. Kelly VaykovicI) and Scott Davis had given the Maple Leafs a 2-0 first period lead Cubs release Tommy Davis CHICAGO (AP) Outfielder Tommy Davis was given his un- conditional release Monday by Chicago Cubs of the National League. Davis, who will be 32 in March was acquired Sept. 16 from Oakland Athletics. He hit .262 in 11 games with Chicago. Davis led the National League in batting in 1962 and with averages of .346 and .326 while with Los Angeles Dodgers. He was traded to New York Mets in 1967, moved to the American League with the Chi- cago While S'ox hi 1968 and played with Seattle and Houston in 19C9 before being acquired by Oakland for the 1970 season. Boston New YorK Montreal Toronto Vancouver Detroil Bull5lo Chicago St. Louis Minnesota Philadelphia Pittsburgh W L T f ft Pis 2.1 6 5 159 3? 53 6 121 76 5? 7 1U n 39 1 IU 10B 31 3 1DO 129 75 4 100 129 It 7 21 6 67 128 20 West Division n f, S 131 73 51 15 8 11 M S2 -il 13 15 4 75 91 32 12 IS S 78 88 29 10 9? 105 2S SOCCER STANDINGS iNGLISH LEAGUE Divisio 16 11 15 1? 13 50 11 19 10 17 California 11 20 ALBERTA JUNIOR W L Red Deer .16 Calqary 16 6 Lead H 13 lethbridge 12 10 Ponoka 9 17 Edm. Movers 5 23 AMERICAN LEAGUE Easl Division W L T 97 113 25 80 113 24 r F A pts. 5 130 181 37 4 133 106 36 1 147 137 31 5 128 94 28 1 B7 125 19 3 105 135 13 f A PIS Leeds Arsenal Chelsea Tottenham Man City Wolverh'in Leicester Luion Huli Sheffield U Cardiff Carlisle Quebec Springfield providence Monireal 17 4 107 103 3. 1 114 128 29 15 4 105 120 26 9 18 5 97 11 West Division 17 8 3 104 85 37 rfeveland 10 4 117 39 36 Hershly 12 4 97 95 30 12 3 97100 HOCKEY SCORES Manitoba Senior Warroad 6 Selkirk, 1 Maritime Junior Cape Breton 6 Halifax 1 Southern Ontario Junior Detroit 7 Guelph 4 Saskatchewan Junior Saskatoon 9 weyburn 4 British Columbia Junior Vernon 4 Kamloops 3 Meanwhile in minor hockey action the ACT belted the Eski- mos 8-1. in midget play. no defeats, has run out of poten tial opponents in his own coun- try. ''We'll fight any any place, any u i ncrs with two goals said. singletons went lo Guy v is point- liar, DatTcll Osmond, Dennis :rre Lavoratto led the while Poino- Plus deposit of 55c with every purchase of Gasoline at the following participating dealers: Lakeview Texaco Northway Texaco Dundee Texaco Short Stop Texaco El Ranclio Texaco i Takahashi, Reg Osmond, Joe McLi, and Baden PUlmg, lorry mnjC3 rnm averted a shutout a.5 he decision over Haylw in Edmon-; scored for the Eskimos ia the Use UMc by Percy ilaylcs rf .la- Ford von a unanimous ton. i third period. Frazier, All bout premature NEW YORK (AF) "Ifs al- ways been our policy that .Jo contract means no Harry Markson, director of Madison Square Garden boxing, said Monday in connection with a Joe Frazier Mohammad AH fight. Markson did not deny Uic i fight would take place in the j W T L P A 16 15 t> 10 9 10 R 10 7 II 5 Pivision n 13 6 i; 7 12 6 10 9 10 Aston Villa Torquay Preston Fulriam I Notts C Oldham Northampton Darlington Southport SCOTTISH LEAGUE Aberdeen Celtic Rangers St. Johnstons Dundee Division 111 12 9 2 45 12 1 45 15 37 2 4.1 17 3 31 25 59 A 33 17 23 3 32 19 27 7 41 39 27 4 38 10 35 3 38 16 31 5 34 24 30 4 40 23 20 5 35 32 28 5 34 25 27 12 5 10 9 11 6 ivision IV 11 13 3 7 UE 1 15 1 1 15 1 2 10 3 5