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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HUAID Thuraday, 4, favored by good c ,liss jYIagmissen, IB-year-old anadian women's singles ampion from Vancouver, ees Miss Lynn, the United ales champion from Lockport, Compulsory figures in women's competition start Frt ay morning. Cranston, besides his unpres--ured attitude, has the advan-age of a good position in the raw. He drew fourth for the gures and sixth in the >kating. "The draw is very Cranston explained. "B rou have to start very early in he draw, the judges always mark you low to allow room to [ive higher marks to someone rtio might give a better per-ormance later. "Also, if you have to. skate irst, the judges might forget you by the time the last skater comes on the ice. "But you get in the middle or near the end your chances are much better." The other Canadians In the men's singles also have favora-jle positions. Paul Bonenfant of Vancouver drew sixth in the figures and second hi free skating while Ron Shaver of Hamilton drew second and fourth, U.S. CHAMPS FIFTH x U.S. champion John Misha-patkevich of Great Falls, Mont., drew fifth in both with Ken Shelley of Downey, Calif., thinj and Gord McKellen of Lake Placid, N.Y., first. Val and Sandra Bezit of Toronto, Canadian pairs champions, also picked good positions i mm i i j "X PETERBOROUGH, Ont. (CP) Toller Cranston is the one ompetitor North Amen c an figure skating champion- s hips starting today who is not v onsumed by an overpowering stands "I think we're pretty well all ven. Any one could win it. C "It's the same in all the ch lasses except in the women's fa ngles where you have two fa- St Karen Magnussen and 111 anet to capture a title. For that reason, the Toronto skater thinks he has i i better chance than some to Capture the men's singles "I don't skate just for the i sake of winning a Cranston said'Wcdnesday. "I skate >ecause I enjoy it and that means I am not working under he pressure that some skaters lave. "There are a lot of skaters who get wrapped up in skating. Iteir whole lives revolves around it and they feel they ust have to win so that they'll mve the title to help them get a job as a pro. "It's that kind of pressure that can make some skaters give it up. "There's more to life than just said Cranston, who is an accomplished artist. PAINTINGS PAY Already the sale of his paintings has helped pay some of his skating expenses. "I have no ambition to become a professional or a skating judge later on. When I retire from competitive skating I'll continue it for my own pleasure only." Cranston, the Canadian men's champion, says he doesn't see any competitor who stands out among the six in his class which begins today with the compulsory HOPE YOU WON'T BE WOULb YOU BE T' PUAYJ JFFENbEb ANbV ANb tlTTLE BO-PEEP'S IT'S ALL IN A. STEP-FATHER IN OUR WHO WAS THAT MASK joxer Muhammad All stares o centerholes of two records pre ils Miami training camp. Bot cording by Eddie Curtis 1 ED MAN? Heavyweight ut at the world through the to him last week by which the fighter has been unofficially identified on some occasions. Ali, who held the world heavyweight crown under the name Cassius Clay, will attempt to regain that title from Joe Frailer when the two settle the issue in New York March D "The Louisville 'layers Eric in Vic1 cently fired, Ron Maxwell, and said there was nothing new to report. He said Bud Milner of president of the Victoria iiockey club, would be arriving tare today to sit in on meetings with players, management and Maxwell. Dr. Lowden entered the dispute after 16 players refused to day following Bishop's an-louneement Monday that he lad fired Maxw.ell and that he would handle the team himself. Maxwell would become assistant manager. The players met with Bishop earlier in the day and reiterated their position that they would not play for nun as coach, nor for Bob Reid, director of player personnel, who became assistant coach under the new order. In a statement issued Wednesday the Cougar players said, "because of the lateness of the season and for the betterment of the team" they felt Maxwell should be reinstated as coach. The Victoria team was scheduled to play a game in New Westminster Wednesday night against the Rcffals but this was postponed because of the controversy. Their next game is set for Saturday in Victoria against Vemon. No decision has yet been made on whether that game will be played. The Cougars, with 16 games left in the season, are first in the coast division of the BCJHL, eight points ahead of second place Vancouver ,_. tou set for I The LCI Invitational girl's tournament Is all set for the coming weekend as the three Calgary entries were chos e n yesterday. The Calgary High Schools ran an elimination tournament 'and the top three clubs were given the honors. 'St. Francis, Bowness and E. P. Scarlet were the three teams that dominated the play-offs and will be in Lethbridge Friday night hoping to take home the championship trophy. Besides the host Clipper Queens, the Winston Churchill Griffins, Catholic Central Kittens, Bonnie Doon from Edmonton and the Jasper Place High School of Edmonton will round out the participating teams. Bowness and the CCHS Kittens will open the two day affair Friday at 4 p.m. while the Winston Churchill squad will tangle with Bonnie Doon right after at p.m. Action does not cease as Jasper Place tangles at 7 p.m. against the St. Francis club while the Clipper Queens anc the E. P. Scarlet High School suit up in the final game Friday at Tournament action will then halt for the night and continue Saturday morning. Tickets can be bought at each which will cover 10 games and plus a dance Friday night. Meanwhile in boys action the Magrath Eagles will host then-third annual "B" High Schoo Boys Tournament this weekend. Eight teams will take part in the two day affair, but only six will see action the Fridai night. St. Mary's and Raymond wil meet in the lid lifter at 6 'hile the Magrath Eagles will Jiallenge the LCI Colts at Warner and Nanton will fin sh the night off as they see clion at 9 p.m. Action will continue Saturda is the champions and the con Delation winners will be decic skating. John HubbeD of Point Edward, Ont., and Mary Betrie of Toronto drew fifth and sixth; Glenn Moore and Marian Murray of Vancouver, first and second; Shelley and JoJo Starbucfc of Downey, Calif., fourth and third; Mark and Melisa Militano of New York City, second and fifth and Doug Berndt and Barbara Brown of Denver, Col., sixth and first. The luck of the draw went against Canada's champion dance couple, Barry Soper and Louise Lind of Vancouver. They start third in the set pattern dances and first in the tree skating. Nothii VICTORIA (CP) A dispute retween Eric Bishop, general nanager of the Victoria Collars of the British Columbia unior Hockey League, and a ;roup of rebellious players re-nained unresolved after meetings with the league >resident. Dr. Arnold Lowden of Pen-icton emerged from a two-icur meeting with the players and a half hour each with Bishop and the coach he given raise BOSTON (AP) Boston Red Sox said Wednesday they have given manager Eddie Kasko a raise for the second year of his two-year contract despite the club's disappointing 1970 third-place finish, 21 games behind the pennant-winning Baltimore Orioles. "We said originally that if he did a good job we'd raise the figure in the second general manager Dick O'Connell said at the team's final winter news luncheon. "We think Be did a good job." The Red Sox also announced that 15 of the 38 players on their roster have "signed their contracts for 1971. The list includes 17-game winner Ray Culp, the team's top pitcher for the third year in a row, and Luis Apari-do, obtained from Chicago White Sox in a winter trade. O'Connell said Aparicip will accompany his old Chicago team to liis native Venezuela for a pair of exhibition games this spring which he had arranged before being traded. But contrary to earlier speculation, Boston's general manager said Aparicio would not play in the games. He said the Red Sox had made the decision, and that Aparido had accepted it. Star outfielder Carl Yastrzem-ski in the second-year of a two-year pact which O'Connel says makes the 31-year-olc player "around the highest" paid in baseball. The second year of the contract is believed to be worth "Maybe he is the highest paid, maybe he said the general manager when asked i Yastrzemski is the higbest-pak performer in Youngstets its sights on the 18th annual Kinsmen Sportman's Dinner itself the younger set will lave a chance to meet will celebriti dinner celebrities Saturday as well. Up until last year the dinner was restricted to adults but last year a special section es et aside for young people. Ms Saturday, those inter-sted, can meet the celebrities t the Civic Centre at 10 a.m. Admission is free for this unique opportunity for young-ters throughout Smthern to meet and hear the head table guests for this -ear's dinner. The dinner itself s scheduled for the Exhibition Pavilion at six o'clock. Doors open an nine o'clock Saturday morning and space will be limited so all the young aus are encouraged to be here early. Each guest is ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES Bowling CAPRI BOWL JUNIOR SHOP Nova Jean Dowdell 270; Margare Cemulinl 276; Vera Nicholls !H; Mert Dually 545; Esther Ogden 230; JWna Sindinaer 238; Kalty Ludwig 246; Jean passey 235; Irene Ponych 231; Shirley Petrack scores HOOF AND HORN Jean Passey 306 Ken David 249; Jim Thomson 214; Sigrid n 233; Carolyn Passey 21B; Herb Cur-ran 211; Eunice David 209; Louis De Jaqer 224; Harry Swanson 235; Bev Thomson 245. SIMPSONS SEARS Jack Unterseher 230; Pat O'Brien 223; Vern McGhie 225; Audrey Able 231; Lori Rook 218; Marino Rapuano 228; Jean Rapuano ian Wilson 213; Ed Rosetti 244; Hellen Rossetti 293 GORDIES MEN Baden Pilling 326 Ken Kurtz 290; Dave Smeed 295; Sam Girard 304 Norm Tolley 292 Gary Tunbridge 278 (7231; John McKenna 296; Randy Wctstoncroft 234; Ed Henderson 288; Bill Hleucka 280 FREEL'S AND SPEEDY'S Flo Rollingson 259 Zena Sanders 226; Sandy Keturakis 236; Bue-lah Fabbi 243; Darlene Csaki 290; Anne Todd 256; Mary Onofrychuk 227; Peggy Klrby 242; Marg Smith 281 Grace Beard 270 LEAGUE East Division W L T F A Pf Boston 38 8 6246129 78 New York 30 11 10168118 70 Montreal 23 16 11 177 143 57 Toronto 24 24 3175149 41 Buffalo 13 26 10122 185 Detroit 14 28 8137194 3e Vancouver 15 31 5134189 35 West Division Chicago 34 11 6190117 CANADA Eastern Division W L T f A Pt> Estevan 31 13 2202125 U Flin Finn 26 20 2153147 51 Winnipeg 31 53 3 191 190 45 Regina 21 25 2 144 173 44 Brandon 15 33 0177274 3D Western Division Edmonton 32 12 1 238 17e <5 Calgary 29 14 5 173 118 Saskatoon 21 26 1 214 206 43 Swflt Current 17 29 2 160 200 34 Medicine Hat 15 32 0 184 249 30 WESTERN LEAGUE W L T F A Portland 31 11 5 192 134 67 Phoenix 21 22 7 17! 179 49 San Diego 21 21 t 158 161 48 Denver 18 21 10174169 Seattle 17 19 5 131 143 3? Salt Lake City 15 29 3 142 180 33 HOCKEY SCORES National Toronto 6 St. Louis 2 Chicago 4 New York 2 Boston 7 Los Angsles 3 Detroit 4 Minnesota 4 Pittsburgh 6 California 1 American Quebec 4 Montreal 2 Western Portland n Denver 2 Eastern New Haven 4 Charlotte 4 Central Kansas City 4 Amarillo 2 3 International 9 Musketon 1 Toldeo 0 0 Dayton S 3 Western Canada -Swift Current 10 Edmonton 3 PRO BASKETBALL 1 NBA 3 Chicago 124 Baltimore 102 2 Seattle 98 Cleveland 95 1 Cincinnati 134 Boston 115 9 Milwaukee 103 San Diego 101 ABA 9 New York 104 Florida 100 Texas 127 Denver 119 3 Utah 120 Indiana 111 Memphis 116 Carolina 109 Minor hockey Hornet's netminder Darwyn Kropinak picked up his sixth shutout of the season as he blanked the Bruins 10-0 in Bantam "B" action last night. Dale Ptycia was the top man offensively as he blasted in three goals while Brian Mal-acko and Ed Parker chipped in with two each. In rounding out the Hornet's scoring Alan Boras, Brian Thor-lacius and Gary Kaskiw flipped in a goal apiece. Three first period goals made the big difference as the Blues came up with a 5-2 victory over the Bisons in a scheduled Pee Wee contest. Kevin Hunt slapped in too markers for the Blues while Hod Boss, Mike Golak and Brent Logan added a goal each For the Bisons Don Marshal and Chuck Moore managed sin to say a few words and hen sign some autographs. The Kinsmen Club is pleased' to be able to let the youngsters hear and meet these great sports personalities and looks 'orward to an excellant day of activities. Heading the list of guests for he dinner are featured speaker Tom Gorman, a Nationa League umpire, Sugar Kay Robinson, five time world champion, Rusty Staub of the Montreal Expos, Ron Lancaster of the Saskatchewan Hough-riders, rodeo champion Arnold Haraga, Johnny Bower of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Don Meredith, color commentator on the ABC Monday night football games and a former quarterback with the Dallas Cowboys. Master of ceremonies will again be Ernie Louis 21 15 13133129 5 Phi a 19 22 9 131 145 4 Minnesota 13 22 11 120 143 4 Pittsburgh 17 22 12 145 142 4 Los Angeles 14 24 11 145 183 3 California IS 33 3128185 3 NHL LEADERS: G A PtS Pim EsposttD, Bos AS 53 98 3 Orr, Bos 24 61 85 sees at least four golds MONTREAL (CP) Jacques Loiselle, assistant chef de mission of Quebec's team to the Canada Winter Games at Saskatoon Feb. 11-22, sees his province's best chances for gol< medal performances in four of the 16 sports on the program. Quebec will send ITS athletes ir.en and 62 women Bos 32 42 74 fl Bucyk, Bos 31 39 70 R. Hull, Chi 30 34 64 2 Ul man, Tor 27 36 63 1 Cashman, Bos 16 39 55 6 Keon, Tor 25 2V 54 Ratelle, NY 22 31 53 1 Cournoyer, Mfl 27 24 51 1 ALBERTA JUNIOR W L T F A Ft Red Deer ..21 78 167 125 5 Calgary 21- 13 6 190 171 4 Edm. Leafs 20 17 4186178 4 Lethbridge 19 12 5179123 4 Ponoka 13 21 3 135 161 2 Edm. Movers 8 28 4137232 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L T F A P Quebec 20 19 8143153 4 Montreal 17 22 8148163 4 Springfield 18 23 5 153 184 4 Providence 15 21 9151171 3 West Division Baltimore 27 12 5167141 5 C eveland 23 17 5178128 5 Rochester 18 21 7 157 165 A Hershey 17 SO 7 138 130 Hoiunard an Eskimo MONTREAL (CP) Montreal Alouettes announced today they traded fullback Bob Hou-mard to Edmonton Eskimos for comer linebacker Joe Hernandez in a Cana d i a n Footbal League deal. Hournard was acquired from Winnipeg Blue Bombers las fan for rights to fullback Den nis Duncan. Hernandez formerly playet with Toronto races held The following are the results of the first annual sanctionec snowmobile races held at' Milk River by "The Southern Alberta JUNIOR CLASS 1. Craig Brockway, Carstalrs; 2. Ph Saruwatarl, Raymond; 3. Richard Sar uwatari, Raymond. POWDER PUFF-A. Lions lost money VANCOUVER (CP) 22 coaches, including four women, to the Games. In addition, Quebec will sent a medical team of three doctors and two physiotherapists and ar information officer photogra pher. Loiselle, from the sports de partment of Quebec City' Laval University, said the prov ince should finish first in syn chronized swimming, gymnas tics, table tennis, and weightlifl ing. He also figures that hockei and skiing should offer other op portunities for this province t en erge near the top. In hockey, Quebec is repre scnted by Thctford Braves o the provincial junior B league while the skiers are fron Quebec's alpine team. BOXERS MAY SHINE Loiselle also is counting o the province's boxers and skaters to finish in the Grain Augers and Elevators COMPLETE STOCK ALBERTA expenses all along the line were blamed today by the British Columbia Lions football club as it reported that expenditures exceeded revenue by in the 1970 season. The western conference club said revenue totalled during the season, in which the Lions finished second to last. But, added club president Ian A. Barclay, increased player salaries, costs of carrying injured players, higher stad i u m rental payments and a larger gate equalization payment added up to the deficit. Lions were the only western club to pay into the Canadian Football League's equalization fund with a contribution of coming up The Canadian A m a t e u D Swimming Association sponsor a swimathon at least once year and the Lethbridge Lion. Swim Club will run one ol from today through Saturday. i Swimathon was organized t help local clubs financially wit TO per cent of every doll a staying with the local club. 3 Swimmers are allowed t r swim for two hours or 20 lengths of the pool SPRING CLEARANCE ON ALL USED MOTORCYCLES To make room for the 1971 Kawasakis arriving soon. Sale lasts until Feb. 13th. 1970 KAWASAKI 1966 HARLEY 120 TRAIL S475 DAVIDSON S2000 iot-7 VAUSUS "68 YAMAHA 1967 YAMAHA 25Q Lethbridge; 3. Koke Wriqht POWDER PUFF-B. MAIN 1. Pat McKtinlle, Shelby, Mont.; i Kay Fromm, Raymond; 3. Nellie Vis ser, Raymond. 300 C.C.-A. MAIN l. Bill Bast, carstalrs; 2. Monte Hal Raymond; 3. Don Peterson, Raymonc 300 B. MAIN 1. Vern Antcnson, Great Fa Is, Mont 3 2. Rens Visser, Raymond; 3, wayn J Venetz, Conrad, Mont. 341 A. MAIN 1 1. Marvin Lcavitl, Cardston; Jim Meeks, Raymond; 3. Brad Meskulin Lethtiridqe. 340 B. MAIN 3 1. Jim Wrioht, Coleman; 2. Paul Fel oar, Lelhbrldge; 3. Darryl Hougen 1 Foremost. r 330 MAIN 1. Len Danforth, Lethbrldqe; 2. Da Wes ey, Ledger, Mont., 3. Alllster Ma 5 Millan, Calgary. n 410 A. 1969 KAWASAKI 175 KAWASAKI 350 S900 Any Reasonable Offer Accepted. Financing 1970 KAWASAKI Visser, Lethbridge; 3. John RACING Approved Credit arry o 30 Day Warranty ion available on the Kawasakis USAKI lentre Village on 13th St. from gate receipts. The deficit compared wilh a small surplus of during (he season on revenue o Barclay said that althougl most operational costs pro ably will continue to rise of the other province arc going to get a surprise fron our basketball and vollcyba teams because are a lo stronger now in these Uvo spoil than were for the first Win ter Games at Quebec City ii Loiselle comes first. T Anyone interested in watch 1 ing or participating is welcom t to do so. s You tlon't have to be a mem her of the club. a Scheduled times: Feb. 5, 11 yrs and over, B. MAIN 1. Don Palmer, Cardston; 2. Ro Kendt, Raymond; 3. Reg Sander Tnber 440 C, MAIN 1. Georgo Boqany, Coaldale; 2. Joh Zeremba. L o t h b t 1 d g e; 3. Arman Chech, Shelby, Mont. 650 C.C. A. MAIN 1. Don Leavitt, Cardston; 2. Do Palmer, 3. Rich Ullam, Va Her, ELRICH TIRE LTD. 1 M COMPLETE; ffltt SERVICE All Used Machines C Complete informa new 197 LETHBRIDGE 2 miles straighl north of OPEN DAILY 9 a.m. to p.m. PHONE for the are n. 1.1 heavy 6, 11 yrs and over, Paul Feldqer, Lelhbridqe; 3. Rav mond Elackmer, Co-jtls; 3. Wayne lit Av.. Smith 327-4445 cloth. Conrad, ;