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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February 1973 THE LETHBRIDGt HERAID 11 Cougars come close to suffering setback By LLOYD YAMAGISHI ilorald Sports Writer The Catholic Central Cougars came within a whisker of los- ing their first Southern Alberta Eight remain unbeaten There are still eight -rinks with unblemished records in the Shirtsleeve Bonspiel heading In- to today's action. It was er- roneously reported tliat the "A" Boy's Basketball League Uiis season, but rallied just to time to nip Cardston Cougars Friday night. The Cougars got their biggest scare of the year as their seven game winning streak was on the line until the final second of play last night. Some 200 spectators sat and enjoyed one of the more excit- ing games staged at Catholic Central High School this year. Cardston, who are coached by Tim Tollestrup, came out fight- ing and were mver down more than five points most o! the game. The biggest gap between the two clubs was after the third ptriod of play when Cardston trdled 40-33. In the fourth and final quar- ter, Cardston started to click and with remaining on the clock they managed to get two iway from the league- LCI Rams trounced Medicine iat Mohawks 83-40 while the Raymond Comets thumped Ma- grath Zeniths 6644. A: LCI the visiting Mohawks were no match for the host Earns last night. The Rams 83-point outing la the season high for any club this season in league play. Brj'ce Thomson led Uie Rams' potent offence with 17 points white Richard Ardreachuk and Terry Korth chipped in with 13 and 11 points respectively. Craig Andrews added 10 points in the lop-sided victory. For Medicine Hat, Sharland and Read managed 11 points A SIMPLE CASE OF TEAMWORK These three members of the Ven- tura Hotel curling team are right in the swing oHhings ai bring a rock home during ploy Friday the Lethbridge Curling into the homestretch. Club. Eight rinks remain unbeaten heading in the annual Shirtsleeve Bonspiel at Claims Cadman tampered with Canucks' official raises some eyebrows RED DEER (OP) Charges of "backroom wheeling and dealing" by established clubs in the Alberta Junior Hockey League were denied Friday by Alf Cadman, owner of Uie Red Deer Rustlers. Cadman was commenting on remarks by Tom Walls, general manager of Calgary Canucks, an expansion team in the league, who said he "was tired of the established clubs' shaft- ing of the new teams." Walls charged Cadman tarn- Auto rally 011 Sunday The Southern Alberta Rally Club are planning a "Parkland 100" rally this Sunday. It will start at Centre Village Mall with registration at Sunday morning. The first car will leave at Nearly 96 miles will be the distance of the one-day rally and will take approximately 2'.2 hours to complete. The course is set north of Leth- bridge in the Park Lake area. Entry fee for the event is for members and for non- members. pered with players war, rjeiong. ed to the Canucks, the Drum-hellcr Falcons and the now defunct Ponoka Stampeders. Players from the Stampeders were to become property of the two new teams but "before we could contact those players, Cadman had signed four, Vail JjyKe defenceman who was released by the Canucks Jan. 9, one day before the deadline. "We removed him from the active roster but wanted to keep him as an affiliate for use later this vear or Walls said. "However within 24 hours for the remainder of this season and then revert to the Canucks. If we wanted him next year we had to deal." Walls also took exception to a news release Jan. 30 in which Cadman was quoted as being a spokesman for the SE mee mue bel W; ton "toe win ly paid the fine levied a Red Deer an incredible the league president, kept the players and bought himself a league meeting Jan. 29 the executive declared one guy can upstage a whole league on one of the bee Walls was still the property when it has an Cadman denied tiie Canucks but the next day to receive some ent saying "al no time did this league agree to give Canucks any assistance, and thev again with the Rustlers." Cadman said Walls was Cadman replied he "didn t know what Walls was line requested any." Walls also accused on the situation. "The motion passed at and the Calgary news release was somewhat of a tak with tampering to the case specifically said show in itself." ;We were fined for things following the league meeting, but Walls remarks are much more serious as they la- bel the entire'league as bush." Walis also criticized Edmon- ton Maple Leafs for using an ''ineligible player" during 7-." 1 over Canucks Sunday. 'We were informed the play er, Randy Smith, was ineligible because the league had not re ceivcd proper notification of the player's release from the par ent Edmonton Oil Kings prior the Jan. 10 signing dead Appropriate action should be .gainst the Maple Leafs be run off Friday. Play in the number one event went on the ice at the Leth- bridge Curling Club at eight this morning leaving just four rinks unbeaten this afternoon. The finals in all six events are slated for Sunday after- noon. Events one, three and five will be run off at while the finals of two, four and six are set for The reason for the staggered finals is that one rink could be in the final of two events. Still standing with unblem- ished records after three days of play to the five day event Lethbridge rinks skipped y Lyle Davis, Cliff Ferry, Alf agler, Bill Morrison, Harvey 'illiams and Don Chandler. Iso in the running for top hon- rrs are Shig Nakagawa of Ma- gralh and Garlh Nilsson of 'rentham. In this mornings draw Morri- >n met Chandler, Williams aced Nakagawa, Lagler took Forry and Davis battled Nilsson. The 16's have been reached Hull, Dryden on negotiating lists World Hockey groups draft big ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) i draft "negotiation list." The fledgling World Hockey As- the Chica go Black sociation, which had indicated it Hawks' left winger who has led wouldn't try to draft big-name National Hockey League play- ers, reversed its field today and .named NHL superstars Bobby Hull and Ken Dryden on a pre- HENDERSON LAKE GOLF CLUB CLUB HOUSITMANAGER Successful applicant should be experienced in food catering, hiring and direction of bar and kitchen personnel. Interested applicants send resume of past ex- perience and qualifications to Box 85, Lethbridge Herald. Salary cornmensU'rate with ability and experience. All replies will be treated in strictest confidence. the NHL in goals seven times, was the first pick of Winnipeg Jets. Dryden, the 24-year-old goalie and law student who was called up from the minors last year to lead Montreal Cana- diens to the Stanley Cup, was I the top choice of Los Angeles Sharks. The players were part of a list of 48 agreed on by the 12 teams in November and ap- proved by WHA trustees Fri- d a y. Each team chose four players, including one goal- tender, and nearly all were from the NHL, foreshadowing an expected bidding war. The league is scheduled to begin play this fall. WHA officials said all the NHL players selected In the ne- gotiation list and the draft it- self, which began today, had contracts that expired after this season. They said contact had been made with many of the players already. However, Stan Mikita, the Black Hawks all-star centre picked by Chicago Cougars of the WHA, said in Chicago he had another year to go in his present contract "and I always try to live up to my contract." He said he hadn't 'heard from the new league. Other NHL all-stars picked were centre Gil Perreault of Buffalo Sabres, last year's top rookie, by Los Angeles; centre Derek Sanderson of Boston Bruins and defenceman Bill White of the Black Hawks by Miami Screaming Eagles. SPORTS WEEKEND OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA FRI., SAL, SUN., MARCH 3-4-5 HOCKEY------------------------------------------------------------ Chicago Black Hawks vs California Golden Seals BASKETBALL Seattle Supersonics vs Oakland Warriors -HORSE RACING. AT GOLDEN GATE RACE TRACK (OPTIONAL) Clubhouse Seati Available PACKAGE INCLUDES: Air dirnct from In flight Aecomodolion Ihn Ooklond Hilton Admission to Gomi Admlnion to Basketball Ground Tips and Taxes DEPART LETHBRIDGE March 3rd a.m. RETURN March 5th- p.m. FOR fUJtTHER INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS CALU ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 Also, right winger Bill Golc sv.-orthy of Minnesota North Stars "by Minnesota Fightin Saints; defenceman Brad Par of New York Rangers by th nameless Ontario team, goalie Gilles Villemure of New York and right winger Job McKenzie of Boston by Quebe City, winch was awarded franchise Friday. The Minnesota entry als chose Mike Curran, the sensa tional goalie on the U.S. Olym pic hockey team. Among the big names not o the negotiation list were Bobb Orr and Phil Esposito of Boston Rod Gilbert and Vic Hadfield o New York. Tony Esposito Chicago and Frank Mahovlic of Montreal. M a h o v 1 i c h brother Pete was picked b Minnesota. Hull, probably the most glam orous name in pro hocke} wasn't available for commen But in DeLx-mbcr he said re- ports that Winnipeg had offere him a million dollars to sig wore a "pipe drenm." Dennis Murphy, an official of the Los Angeles Sharks and also the WHA's executive vice presi- dent, said he talked with Dry- Am in December and "he indi- cated lo us that he'd listen." "We didn't mention money at nil and made no effort to entice him to break his Murphy said. "It was just an exploratory talk. But after the season we want to talk to him about his future." lie also said he had talked (o PeiTonull's agent, who had indi- cated tlic young Buffalo star "would listen." Karlior Ibis month. WHA offi- cials .s.'iid they didn't expect to make a pilch for Mil. stars be- cause they felt hockey wasn't as j dependent on big names as foot- halt and baseball, where the for- mation of new leagues has been accompanied by lucrative offers to superstars of the older leagues. But Murphy explained: "We've told evcrylwdy from day one that we're going to be a major league. We're not inter- ested in minor league ball. n the number two Eaton's of Canada event while play has reached the eight's in the num- ber three Lethbridge Herald event. Still alive to the number hree are Don Baird of Cal- jary, Norm Nakamura anc lim Maruyama both of Taber Dale Groves of Champion, Mar vin Blaney of Vauihall and rinks slapped b; Garth Pilling and Jack Gorrie Four rinks have reached the quarter finals to each of the number four Canadian Western Natural Gas event and the number five Alberta Distillers In the number four Nilssor will tangle with J. Theissen o Lethbridge and Gorrie wil match shots with Harvey Bourassa of Fort Macleod. In the number five Lawrence Lennon of Lethbridge, las year's number one and Jame Aird Memorial grand aggre gate champion, meets Jock Tarnava of Lethbridge, whil Laddie Pavka of Tabor take on John Barren of Piclur Butte. One minute later Perry eishman connected on two foul hots and evened the score at -42. Dennis Hydychuk broke the four seconds later with a ul shot and then Cal Poirior cpped a two pointer 30 seconds ter to give Catholic Central 45-42 lead. Don Brown came back for ardston sinking a jump shot om 15 feet out at the lark, but Poirior once again utled Catholic Central ahead ith a swisher. With 34 seconds remaining to egulation time John Dudas of atholic Central netted two foul hols and it looked like it was II over for the visiting Cou- ars. CLOSED GAP Trailing 4944 with 22 seconds eft, Leishman drove in for an ,asy lay-up for two points and hen managed to aid to steal- ing the ball from Catholic Central on Ihe throw-in. Brown picked up the ball and lipped in a 25 fooler to leave Cardston only one point behind. The host Cougars called ime out with 13 seconds lef n the ball game, which movec he ball to centre court on the throw-to. A foul was called on Cardston with one second on the clock >ut was missed. Poirior paced Catholic Cen tral with a 16 point perform ance while Dudas aided with 15 Lyle Gallant also managed a 10 point outing for the host Cougars. Brown was tops for Cardston notching 15 points while Leish- Tax problem.' for Gordon CHICAGO (AP) Crimina charges of filing late federal in come tax returns for" the year 1967 through 3969 were lodgec Friday against Dick Gordon wide receiver for Chicago bears who played out his option with the National Football League club last season. Michael P. Siavelis, assistant U.S. district attorney, said Gor- don filed his return for 19C7 in April 1971 and the returns lor 1968 and 1969 in October 1971. The Redskins were also no match for the host LCI Colts in the preliminary "B" Boy's con- test. The Colts blasted the back- cards for 80 points while the tedskins came up with 40. In Magrath the Raymond Comets were paced by Rick miths' big 20 point perform- ance to drop the Zeniths. Doug West contributed H for the Comets while urns Alston replied with 11 or the Zeniths. The visiting Mustangs also ame up with a victory drop- ing the Magrath Eagles 43-34 "B" Boy's action. Jim Ralph netted 16 points or the Mustangs while Drew Galbraith and Tom Myndio lelped with 13 points apiece. Brad Wilde managed 11 point! in a losing cause. man chipped in with 12. In the preliminary "B" Boy1; match, the Catholic Central Fly ers bounced Oardston Wildcat 68-34. The Flyers were never head ed during the "our quarters o play holding 17-8, 31-18 and 40 25 leads. Paul Kenwood led the Flyer" with 19 points while Bob Mose added 12. Larry Schow was high score for Cardston with 10 points. In other league action th MEALS ON WHEELS For Further Information Phone 327-7990 SPORTS FANS! i BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRI SALES UD. I What ore the most garnet I in a row that any NHL team I ever won? The league record for consecutive regular season victories is 14, set by I the Boston Bruins in 1929- 30 season. I i Here's an example of how I a man can overcome what teems to be a hopelesi ob- ttacle Back In the 1930s, I there was a promising lefty -pitcher by the name of id [Head But I could reach the majors, Ed I I was in a bus accident and I his left arm was crushed I could never pitch again! effectively with that left arm I. What could he do? I 'With fierce determination and I (constant practics he taught. himself to pitch right-handed I And he practiced long I (enough and became so good that he was able to pitch in I the big leagues Ed Head as a righthander pitched for the Dodgers from T9401 to 1946 and won 27 That shows what a man can sometimes do when I tries hard enough. ling champtoni In history, I Of all the heavyweight box- history, rhe most i answer It was lEzzard Charles Ho won which one scored the most I knockouts? The answer! may surprise you It was I 88 knockouts in his career to I let the record. II bet you didn't know that Uniroyal Super WinterieU I Snow Tires are just what you I I need with driving conditions as they are at the present I time. They'll dig you out and (keep you going safe and sure across town or country. 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