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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TMi LETHMIME HHULD EASTER IN DISNEYLAND From Cilfliry Prlctd from ptr (Sharing) Children from Including Air Part, Aocommodabon CXTHA8. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 32S-3M1 The Herald Sports LETHMIDQt OFFICE FUftNITUM LTD. Phoiw (403) S.CJL TVPEWMTERS Action plentiful at Holiday Bowl Sunday as 31 men, eight women named King, Violini emerge as five-pin leaders Typical of the old saying "when the going gets tough, the tough get the final rolloff of Lethbridge bowlers saw the cream of the crop, you might say, regain their respectful places At the conclusion of the first eight games last week at Capri Bowl, a number of new faces were heading the list of hopefuls for berths on the Lethbridge team that will take part in Medicine Hat next Sunday as the Southern Alberta finals are staged. But Sunday afternoon at Holiday Bowl, things were back in their right perspective. Ken King, who held a slim eight-pin advantage over Bert Mezei after the first eight games, held off the charge of Reg Arnold and won by 33 pins Mezei, on the other hand, faltered somewhat Sunday and finished fifth behind third place Ken Kurtz and fourth place Ken Malcomson. On the other hand, Dianne Violini, the reigning Lethbndge five-pin queen, shook off a slow start last week and won the women's section of the rolloff by a convincing 99 pins over Linda Malcomson, who held second place after the first day. Jeanette Smeed, another of the top women bowlers who was off the pace last week, was third while Eleanor Dongatti, last week's leader, Rolloff action Sunday Holiday Bowl was a beehive of activity Sunday as the final eight games of the Lethbridge rolloffs were staged. Winners Sunday, including 31 men and eight women, will travel to Medicine Hat for the zone finals next Sunday. t Flyers almost ran short of goals By GLENN COLE Canadian Press Staff Writer Philadelphia Flyers had a rather strange weekend as they went about their business adding to their point total atop the National Hockey League's West Division Scorers SUNDAY Montreal 4 at Detroit 1 Montreal Wilson 2, Cournoyer, Bouchard, Detroit Hogaboam Philadelphia 2 at Atlanta 2 Philadelphia MacLeish, Dornhoefer; Atlanta Romanchych, Lysiak. Pittsburgh 4 at Boston 5 Pittsburgh MacDonald, Stoughton, Pronovost, Apps; Boston Sheppard, Hodge 3, Marcotte Minnesota 5 at NY Rangers 5 Minnesota Grant 2, Drouin 2, Hextall; Rangers Gilbert 2, Irvine, Tkaczuk, Ratelle. Toronto 3 at Bvffalo 3 Toronto Shack, Thompson, Kehoe; Bnffakt Martin, Ramsey, PerreaulL St. Loais t at Chicago 3 Chicago Jarrett, Koroll, Maki. NY Islanders 2 at California 4 Islanders MacMillan, Westfall; California Gilbertson, J. Johnston 2, Leach SATURDAY Chicago 3 at Pittsbnrgh 1 Chicago Marks, Koroll, Mikita, Pittsbirgh Latonde. Boston t at Toronto Boston Oddleifson, Hodge, Toronto Hammarstrom, Shack, Sittler. Thompson, Ellis, Keon. NY Rangers 3 at Minnesota 1 NY Rangers Vickers 2, Stemkowski; Minnesota Drouin. Detroit 2 at Philadelphia 12 Detroit Redmond 2; Philadelphia Clarke 3, Lonsberry 3, Barber 2, Ashbee. Nolet, Saleski, Kelly. NY Islanders 2 at Vancouver 2 NY Islanders WesWall, Nystrom; Vancwrrer Dam, OTlaberty. Bvffalo 1 at St Lonte Bvffalo Martin, St. Williams, Bob Plager, Barclay Plager, Harbaruk, Saturday, the Flyers got three-goal efforts from Bobby Clarke and Ross Lonsberry and they had 55 shots at the Detroit goal as they bombed the Red Wings 12-2 But Sunday night, things were a little different as the Flyers had to battle from behind to tie Atlanta Flames 2-2 in one of seven games. In other action, Montreal Canadians clipped Detroit Red Wings 4-1, Boston Bruins edged Pittsburgh Penguins 5- 4, Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs tied 3-3, Minnesota North Stars and New York Rangers battled to a 5-5 draw, Chicago Black Hawks blanked St. Louis Blues 3-0 and California Golden Seals snapped a 12- game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over New York Islanders Saturday, Toronto bounced Boston 6-2, the Islanders and Vancouver Canucks tied 2-2, the Black Hawks clipped the Penguins 3-1, the Flyers bombed Detroit 12-2, the Kings tapped the Seals 3-1, handing California its 28th loss in 29 road games, the Rangers defeated Minnesota 3-1 and St Louis bombed Buf- falo 6-1. Flames 2 Flyers 2 Gary Dornhoefer's seventh goal of the year at 9 17 of the Gratton was most upset, Toro mates tightened up By THE CANADIAN PRESS Whatever Toronto Toro goalie Gilles Gratton told his teammates after the first period, it worked Upset by the loose play of his defence that allowed three goals by Minnesota Fighting Saints in tile first period of a World Hockey Association game Sunday night, Gratton ripped into the Toros in the dressing room They came back to allow only one more goal and Toronto rallied for a 5-4 home victory. Gratton said he told his mates he felt "like running out to my car with my pads on and driving to Buffalo." The Toronto goalie was referring to recent rumors about him playing next season with Buffalo Sabres who own his National Hockey League rights. McNamara chosen over Maury Wills SAN DIEGO (AP) John McNamara was chosen to pilot San Diego Padres Saturday after officials of the National League baseball team decided against picking Maury Wills as the first black manager in tbe major McNamara, 41, former manager of Oakland Athletics, signed a one-year contract for an undisclosed salary. But E J. (Buzzie) Bavasi, club president, said Wills, the former record-setting base stealer and currently coaching with Los Angeles Dodgers, was a top candidate until the final decision "But had the qualifications we were looking Bavasi said "We talked to Maury and we thought be would be an ex- cellent manager. "But the only experience he has ever had was in winter ball. With the club we have this year we felt we needed someone with McNamara's background McNamara, formerly a coach with the San Francisco Giants, becomes the third manager of the Padres who nave never finished out of last place in their five seasons. Don Zitnmer was fired in October after nearly two seasons in the job. McNamara, a catcher, never made it to the major leagues as a player But after nine years as a minor league manager, be was named to Oakland's coaching staff in 1968 He replaced Hank Bauer as manager with 14 games to go in the 1969 season Oakland owner Charlie O. Finley fired him one day after the 1970 season ended, his 10th managerial victim in as many years Tbe Athletics had finished second with an 89-73 record, their best mark since 1932, but Finley said the easy-going McNamara was not strict enough with the players "When you become a man- ager, there's only one door left and that's the one on the In other Sunday games, Ed- monton Oilers outfought Los Angeles Sharks 5-2. Quebec Nordiques rallied for a 5-3 home win over New Jersey Knights, Winnipeg Jets downed visiting Chicago Cougars 4-2 and Cleveland Crusaders defeated New England Whalers 3-1. Saturday, New England upset Houston 5-2 and Minnesota decisioned Cleveland 4-2 Toros 5 Fighting Saints 4 Two goals by Steve Cardwell and one by Murray Heatley in the opening frame angered Gratton. Toronto defenceman Brian Gibbons and right winger Guy Trottier scored in the third period for the Toronto victory. Minnesota coach Harry Neale thought his team had tied the game with five seconds left to play when tbe 'puck entered tbe net and tbe goal light flashed on. But referee Alan Glastell ruled an offside on the play and tbe goal was disallowed despite vehement protests by Minnesota. Oilers 5 Sharks 2 Ron Climie collected two goals to lead the borne-town Oilers in a game marred by 74 minutes in penalties, most in the final period Edmonton centre Jim Harrison, playing with a mask to protect a broken nose, had one goal and three assists although be said the mask prevents him from seeing tbe puck at his feet Edmonton goalie Jack Noms continued his outstanding play of late, blocking 29 shots and getting his second assist m as many games and third of the season. third period gave the Flyers their draw with the tight- checking Flames. Rick MacLeish got the other Philadelphia goal with Larry Romanchych and rookie Tom Lysiak scoring for the Flames. The Flyers now enjoy a seven-point lead over second- place Chicago Black Hawks while the Flames have a three-point edge over Los Angeles in the battle for the fourth and final playoff spot in the West. Canadian 4 Red Wings 1 Murray Wilson notched his llth and 12th goals of the sea- son as the Canadiens handed Detroit its third consecutive loss after last Tuesday's all- star break. The Wings had their chances as they outshot Montreal 31-23 for a much better showing than Saturday's debacle in Phila- delphia. "They didn't do so bad, con- sidering they gave up 12 goals said Montreal coach Scotty Bowman. "Coming back after a game like that- it's tough to recoup." Bowman was also much happier with his team's effort after its 5-3 loss to Atlanta Friday. "We played he said. "It was kind of good to come back with a game like mat after losing Atlanta." For once. Bowman had no major injuries to report though rookie centre Dave Gardner had a sore and swollen left ankle after the game as a result of being whacked by a stick in tbe first period. Brates Pengrins 4 Ken Hodge scored three goals to bring his season total to 36 as the Brains defeated tbe Penguins for tbe fourth time in as many meetings this season. Greg Sheppard and Don Marcotte got the other goals for tbe Bruins, who now hold an eight-point lead over second-place Montreal in tbe battle for top spot in the NHL'sEast Lowell MacDonald. Blaine Stoughton, Jean Pronovost and Syi Apps scored for Pittsbnrgh. Maple Leaf j 3 Sevres 3 An unassisted goal by Rick Kehoe at of tbe third pe- riod polled tbe Leafs into a tie with tbe Sabres and enabled them to maintain an eight- point bulge over Buffalo HI the battle for fourth place in the East. was fourth followed by Jean Passey. The top 31 men and eight women were named to the team. For King an average of 262 was enough to keep some daylight between himself and Arnold in the men's battle. King hit for games of 263, 276, 287, 239, 245, 245, 207 and 256 for a total. He rolled last Sunday, i Arnold, after a start, rolled games of 256, a big 348, 228, 188, 238, 231, 243 and 268. Kurtz improved on his from last week and was in at after games of 265, 221, 231, 267, 254, 313, 253 and 285. Malcomson hit for games of 280, 246, 250, 208, 291, 266, 318 and 241 for a final total of of which came in the first eight games. The veteran Mezei was just off his game at times Sunday and saw his second place standing of drop to a fifth place finish of after games of 267, 261 and 21C. Violini, in almost ambush fashion, sat back off the pace set by Dongatti at last week, but came on strong for a total after an opening eight-game block of She scored 250, 258, 243, 268, 328, 297, 316 and 238 to fatten her average to 261 for the 16 games. Malcomson remained con- sistant and stayed in second with a total after rolling 2060 last week. Her games included 227, 249, 261, 190, 286 and 302. Smeed enjoyed games of 331, 338 and appeared to be on her way in a charge at the top, but a 185 slowed her somewhat and she finished with games of and 176 for a after starting at Dongatti was at last Sunday and ended with a with scores of 260, 176, 207, 208, 215, 233, 186 and Ml. For Passey a was her final count after an opening Sunday her games were 265, 219, 282, 337, 218, 236, and 244 Completing the women's team are Dorothy Anderson Jean Christie and Karlyn Spitzer Rounding out the top 10 men were John Remple, after starting with a Bob Costanzo Francis Higa John Erickson 1.942 and Bill Koskoski Also making the trip will be Kent Leishiaan Dennis Smith Jack Smeed Dave Smeed Bruce McKillop Bill Hamilton Kim Kovacs Miyagawa Jim Higa Steve Mezei Al Smith Bruno Baceda Stan Dewer Norm Gyulai Sam Girardi Ed Rossetti Mike Tobo Bev Swarren Steve Pedersen Norm Tolley Ryo Nagata Elias Sawiila WCHS boys victorious The Winston Churchill High School boys' basketball teams picked up a pair of solid victories in exhibition action on their borne court Saturday The WCHS Bulldogs scored a 54-43 win over the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Rams while the WCHS Mastiffs registered a 42-37 decision over the LCI Colts in junior varsity play. In senior varsity action, the Bulldogs of the Southwest Conference Boys' Basketball League jumped to commanding 32-11 lead by halftone to defeat the LCI Rams of the Southern Alberta High School A Boys' Basketball Conference, Perry Mirkovich was outstanding for the Bulldogs with 21 points followed closely behind by Kendall Dace, who lipped in 19. Ross Blackmer led the Rams with nine points. The Catholic Central Cougars of the SAHSABBL fared somewhat better than the Rams as they chalked up a slim S2-48 win over the Coaldale Gaels of the SWCBBL in another exhibition tut Guy Pomahac paced the Cougars with a It-point outing white David Janzen hooped U for the Gaels. In junior varsity action, Coaldale upended the OCRS Fivers 34-30. 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