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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Native Sons win two home games It's hard to say if the Lethbndge Native Sons play better at home or on the road But this weekend gave every indication there is no place like for now in the Central Alberta Junior B have met with mixed success at home and on the road but Saturday night and Sunday they found they can take all of Henderson Lake Ice Centre they can get The Sons are heading into the New Yeai with a pan of weekend victories to their Houston Cougars total 665 yards By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Houston Cougars piled up 655 yards in total offence Saturday in the Astro- Bluebonnet Bowl football game against winning 47-7 and prompting Houston coach Bill Yeornan to Montana hoop club too tough KDMOMO'N iCPi Fast- buakmg Montana oik we Bulldogs defeated the smaller I ol Alberla dolck'n Bears 6553 Sundav to VMM ihe Klondike College ba-Auball tournament I he Bulldogs trom Dillon took a 40 25 halltime lead and wen never threatened in the second hall tliil Melsker led tin ii attaik with 22 points while hrnie Carter added 16 and Lerov Armstrong had ughi Bill Hamilton tossed in tor the Ciolden Bears and Steve Panteluk chipped in with 12 Montana hit 46 per tint dl its held goal attempts vuth Alberta s 31 tent average The Bulldogs also held a 25 17 ad vantage in delensive rebounds thi big lurwards sel up nuinirous last breaks alter limiting ihe Bears to imi shot thev ve gol the might like irial vou tan t penetiati the kev so vou nave in shoot trom the outside and ui weren t shooting verv well liulav said coach KM iv MiU nelson I hi Xlbeita coach said antilhei tailor in his teams kiss was Carters accurate outside shooting Montana linished the round lobin tournev with a 4 iword and Alberta was 2- 1 Both learns won their first iwo games to clinch spots in I hi tinal bit ore Western Mon tana downed Alberla 64 57. declare team can play with anybody and I mean anybody Quarterback D C Nobles set up three touchdowns with long pass plays and ran for another helping the Cougars collect 402 yards on the ground and 253 in the air Houston's Marshall Johnson gained 114 yards on five one of them a 75-yard scoring and Donnie McGraw added 108 yards on 13 with two touchdowns had a hot said whose 14th-ranked Cougars raised their record to the lone defeat being a 7- 0 loss at Auburn is the best team I've ever been associated with here at added whose teams have posted a combined 79 43-5 record in 12 seasons In other bowl games Satur- Missouri pounded Auburn 34-17 in the Sun Bowl and the East beat the West 35-7 in the Shrine all-star game Texas Tech tripped Tennessee 28-19 in the Gator Bowl Saturday night MOSELEY SHINES Missouri scored four touchdpwns in the second one of them on a sparkling 84-yard kickoff return by John Moseley to break open the Sun Bowl Ray Bybee of Missouri was the game's top rusher gaining 127 yards on 27 carries and scor- ing one touchdown Barty Smith of Richmond ran for 80 yards and scored two touchdowns in leading the East to an easy victory in the Shrine game Joe Barnes fired two touchdown passes and ran for another leading llth-ranked Texas Tech to its llth victory in 12 games this year The only loss came to Southwest Conference champion Texas Barnes scored on a seven- yard run and threw touchdown passes of 79 yards to Lawrence Williams and seven yards to all-Amencan tight end Andre Tillman Haskel Stanback scored both Tennessee's on a five-yard run and a seven- yard pass from Condredge Holloway following a 62-yard punt return by Eddie Brown credit thanks to a 7-5 win over Hanna Ambassadors Saturday and a 3-1 triumph Sunday over Oyen It will be interesting to see how the Sons fair in their next games as they hit the road foi a pair this Saturday in Rocky Mountain House and Sunday in Olds Sunday's score actually flattered the visitors as the S ns poured 57 shots at Oyen r tminder Dale Finnerty The young goalie was left alone time and again but held the fort as best he could Rod Glen Scheibner and Dennis Hatt tallied singles for the winners while Gary Meers replied for Oyen The visitors led 1-0 after the first period before the Sons tied it in the second Only 11 minor penalties were called in the game as the Sons allowed just 21 shots on their net Saturday as far as penalties were was a different story as 24 were 14 going to the Sons Tom Ellis paved the Sons with two goals while Joe Scheibner Reg Greg Kveder and Gary Craik added singles Craig Bistntian and Myles Smith each had two goals Rick Anderson notched a single Lethbndge Warriors split a pair of games in the Southern Alberta Juve- nile League Sunday Bob Quinell fired home five goals to pace the Warriors to a 9-4 win over High River Imperials Satur- day night the Warriors took it on the chin 10-4 from the Stan- dard Lions James Richard Nelson Doenz and Lloyd Schambers completed the Warrior scoring as they erupted for seven third period four by Quinell Cam Fleury Lee Switzer Gordon Flaterud and Neil Mason scored for High River in the game that saw 15 minor penalties nine to High Saturday Doenz Earl Ingarfield and Harvey Pocza scored for the Warriors but it wasn t enough to offset three goal performances by Stan Yule and Terry Waddle Ron Simonm chipped in with two goals with singles going to Darrell Larson and Ken San- dum Nine penalties marred five to Standard In Farr Oil Rangers of Calgary overcame a 4-4 tie in the third period to down Edmonton Jenners 7-4 Sunday to capture the Alberta Midget Double-A hockey Championship Lethbndge Elks took part in the event but were eliminated eaily Craik just misses Gary of the Lethbndge Native just misses Sat- urday night as he cruised in all alone on the Hanna Ambassador net Craik missed this one but scored later helping the Sons to a 7-5 triumph over Hanna in Central Alberta Junior B Hockey League action Tarkenton looked good Sunday Who said scramblers can't DALLAS s been said scramblers can't win that's a bunch of said Fran with just a touch of bitterness in his voice Tarkenton shed his loser's tag when Minnesota Vikings celebrated their 27 10 National Football Conference title victory Sunday over Dallas Cowboys The 190-pound quar- terback who has had in front of his name for most of his career propelled the Vikings to a Super Bowl meeting with Miami Dolphins on a single stroke of brilliance when the pressure was the greatest The Super Bowl is set lor Houston Jan 13 But in the playoffs for the first time in his 13 years in the National Football League said s always a team effort that wins football games a punchless team most of the day trailed only 107 in tne third quarter after rookie Golden Richards re- tuned a punt 63 yards for a touchdown The ustially blase Texas Stadium fans rolled thunderous cheers onto the field Tarkenton stepped calmly behind the centre and arched a ball as far as he could throw it Receiver John Gilham at the Cowboy four-yard caught the ball and stepped into ihe end Zulie The emotiOF went out of Texas Stadium like a pricked balloon didn t see him catch but when he took off I knew he had the ball and we had a Tarkenton said far that pass was that's as far as Fran Tarkenton can throw not one inch more The play covered 54 yards Viking cornerback Bob Bryant later intercepted a Ro- ger Staubach pass and bolted 63 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to put the Cowboys out of it Dallas Coach Tom Landry said may have taken ad- vantage of later opportunities ii Gilliam and Tarkenton hadn't taken the starch out of us that was the biggest play by The who surren- dered the ball six times on couldn't take advan- tage of four Viking turnovers in the second half Minnesota built up a 10-0 halftime lead on Fred Cox's 44-yard field goal and rookie Chuck Foreman's five-yard scoring sweep Richards big play put the monkey squarely on Tarken- Minor hockey scores I'at McCune had his scoring sights set right on target as ne leu ihe anadians lo an 11 4 victorv over Kort Macleod Rovals in Bantam A action McCune fired home tour goals while Wes chipped in with three Terrv Hanna Len Rook Dave Stephens and Frank Zasadnv added singles lor the winners Pom Mass with two and George Lee and K Sullivan leplied lor Fort Macleod In another Bantam A en- the Leafs doubled ihe score 6-3 on the Jets Jamie Severtson scored twice Solo markers went to Bob Schlegl Clement trowflagg Matt Kelenc and Dean Kjeldgaard Theo DeGroot psced the Jets with two while Tom De lagpr arrnnnleu for single In Bantam B the Raide'f ant sinalo analc Sudiekat Neil Amscough Lvle Skretting and Holland Makarenko as thev duwned the Bruins 4-1 Blake Tlllotson adverted a shutout for the Bruins Doug Prepchuk earned his fourth shutout of the vear as the Hornets blanked the 3-0 Dannv Jones Emilio Mantello and Rick Cicon gave Prepchuk scoring support Stewart and Keith Aiken combined to blank the Mustangs as the Rangers won 0 on two goals bv Kevin Vvesko and a single bv Murray Iloughton The Blazers scored two un- answered third-period goals the last with less than a minute remaining to earn a 4- 4 tie vith the Eagles Bob scored twice toi the- with snln inarken going to Andy Kessler ai d Brent Lang Duane Kjsak Steve Doug Hanna and Blair Nyrose scored tor the Eagles who led 4-i aiier ihe first period J3v benthan rapped m three goals in the final period to pace the Argos to a 4-1 win over the Ramblers Mike Park had scored in the first period to oltset a marker from the stick ol Barru Coghlin The Seals grabbed a 5-2 lead alter two periods and coasted 10 a 7 2 triumph over the Lions Ken Rodzmvak and John Szentes notched a brace of goals each for the winners Bill Orr Gordon Melnyk and Mike Lenaour completed the scoring Jim Hucula and Jeff Richards had second period goals lor the Lions In an exhibition game Vaux hall edged the Lethbndge Bantam y Mustangs 5-4 Steve Holt with to and Bill Caswell and Brad tor the ton's where it has been for most of the scramblin man's with Min- then with New York Giants and now Minnesota again was a rainbow pattern at that time many people thought the momentum might go over to the Cowboys but I didn t' said Viking coach Bud Grant The Viking defence was su- perb intercepting Staubach four times and allowing the Cowboy ground Calvin 90 yards rml who missed the game with a dislocated elbow gave way to second-year pro Bob Newhouse Minnesota allowed Newhouse only 43 yards The victory meant Grant will get a chance to atone for a loss to Kansas City m the 1970 Super Bowl Also the Vikings had lost in three opening round divisional playoffs CHERVET WINS ZURICH Switzerland Fritz Chervet of Switzer- land knocked out Fernando Atzori of Italy in the seventh round of a scheduled 15-round bout to regain the European flvweight boxing cham pionship Wednesday It was Chervet s second vic- tory over Atzon in as manv championship bouts He knocked the Italian out in the llth round of their March 1972 bout He lost the crown unHpr Boxin0 Union ruling after failing to defend his title within a prescribed time Third straight trip to Super Bowl for Shula's club Dolphins approaching Green Bay MIAMI like to be talked about in terms of the Green Bay Packers says coach Don Shula who has his Miami Do'phms on the thresh hold of a second consecutive Super Bowl championship And that is something that's been done only once in seven previous National Football League title the Packers of the legendary Vince Lombardi in 1967 and 1968 The who won 17 straight games to take the championship a year ago captured their third straight American Conference crown Sunday before hometown fans with Larry Csonka running for 117 yards and three touchdowns in a 27- 10 victory over Oakland Raiders The trip to the Super Bowl will be Miami's third and that in itself is a record Miami was immediately es- tablished as a six-point favorite by oddsmaker Jimmy Roberto Clemente lives on as folk hero Puerto Ricans haven't forgotten SAN JUAN PR A 'ear after his tragic death iboard a mercy flight to Nicaragua baseball star Roberto Clemente lives on as a folk hero in the minds and hearts of all Puerto Ricans But his visions of a sports city for underprivileged children is still a dream Baseball parks throughout the including the LIKE THIS I'VE. WRITTEN -i f I DON'T WANT YOU --1 I TO GIVE IT TD 'IAA I 7 TuST WANTED TO IT million San Juan Municipal have been named or renamed after him Many cities have given his name to streets Sports trophies bear his name In New York there is a Roberto Clemente Hous- ing Project A month does not go by without a baseball tour- nament being dedicated to his memory but donations for his dream of a sports city are few and slow to come Some even believe it will never come true The Pittsburgh Pirates star and four others died on New Yeai s Eve 1972 when the four-engine plane which carried them and relief supplies for the victims of the Managua Nicaragua earth quake plunged into the Atlan- tic Ocean only a mile from San Juan International Air- port His body was never recovered BECOMES SYMBOL Since then Clemente s name has bloomed into a bigger-thaii life symbol of human love of the fight for equality and human of greatness on an off the playing SiydT to beat Minnesota Vikings 'n the Super Bowl at Rice Stadium in Houston Jan 13 Someone asked Shula if he was thinking of becoming a legend like the late Lombardi he said just like to get to 500 I'm one and two right now and all I want to do is get even It will be the fourth time Shula has led a team to the NFL title game His Baltimore Colts lost to New York Jets in the 1969 Super Bowl game and the Dolphins fell to the Cowboys two years ago before downing Washington last season No other coach has been to three Super let alone four The only a five- point favorite over left little doubt from the start when they surged 64 yards to score on the first possession Quarterback Bob di- recting a precision ground at- tack throughout the scrambled for 27 yards on the first reaching the Raider 11 from where Csonka ripped through a huge hole on the next play for the touchdown Miami used almost eight minutes to fashion a 63-yard scoring march late in the first with Csonka hammering over from the two to give the Dolphins a 14-0 lead at the midway mark Oakland made a bid starting the third moving 63 yards to the Miami 14 beforfe settling for George Blanda's 21-yard field goal The Dolphins got that back after Chsrlie Leigh s 52 yard return to the Raider 43 when Garo Yepremian kicked a 42-yard field goal on their only touchdown keyed by the passing of Ken who nailed Mike Siani with a 50-yard scoring strike Yepremian scored a 26-yard field goal and the Dolphins clinched it when Oakland's fourth-down gamble at its 45 setting up Csonka's third two-yard run with only 1 54 left in the game that has been said about this Miami team is said Raider coach John Madden have a lot of poise and class don't often compliment a but this team is a great said Raider linebacker Phil Villapiano played their best game of the year They had to because no one treats us like that Csonka set an AFC cham- pionship game scoi ing record with his three touchdowns Snyder picks Miami by six MIAMI Oddsmaker Jimmy The Greek Snyder es- tablished Miami Dolphins as a six point favorite Sunday night to win the 1974 Super Bowl and become the first team to successfully defend its title since Vince Lombar- di's Green Bay Packers won the first two National Football League championships The Dolphins will play Minnesota Vikings in Houston's Rice Stadium on Jan 13 This is the first lime we ve picked an American Conference said Snyder shortly after the Dolphins clowned Oakland Key play Bobby Minnesota Viking picks off a Roger Staubach pass Sunday that helped the Vikings dump the Dallas Cowboys 27-10 in the ;