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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February U, 1971 THE tETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 Cougars come close to suffering setback By LLOYD YAMAGISHl ilcrald 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 quarter-finals in the number one Enerson Motors event were away from the be run off Friday. j leaders. Play in the number one event One minute later Perr? "A" Boy's Basketball League tliis season, but rallied just in 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, 'vho are coached by Tim Tollestrup, came out fight- ing and were iwver down more than five points most oj the game. The biggest gap between the two clubs was after the third period of play when Cardston trrjled 40-33. In the fourth and final quar- ter, Cardston started to click and with remaining on the clock they managed to get two U A SIMPLE CASE OF TEAMWORK These three members of the Yen- 1he Lethbridge Curling Club. Eight rinks remain unbeaten heading tura Hotel curling team arc right in the swing of things as they bring a into the homestretch. u rock home during play Friday in the annual Shirlsleeve Bonspiel at Claims Cadman tampered ivith players Canucks7 official raises some eyebrows went on the ice at the Leth- bridge Curling Club at eight this morning leaving just four rinks unbeaten this afternoon. The finals hi 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 in Ihe five day event Pare Lethbridge rinks skipped by Lyle Davis, Cliff Ferry, Alf Lagler, Bill Morrison, Harvey Williams and Don Chandler. Also in the running for top hon- ors are Shig Nakagawa of Ma- gralh and Garth Nilsson ol Wrentham. In this mornings draw Morri- son met Chandler, Williams faced Nakagawa, Lagler took RED DEER (CP) Charges of "backroom wheeling and dealing" by established clubs in the Alberta Junior Hockey League were denied Friday by All Cadman, owner of the 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 lam- 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 dislance of the one-day rally aud 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 that belong- ed to the Canucks, the Dnim- hcller Falcons and the now de- funct Ponoka Stampeders. Players from the Slampeders were to become property of the two new teams but "before we could contact those players, Cadman had signed four, glad- ly paid the fine levied by the league president, kept the players and bought himself a Walls said. Cadman denied the charges saying "at no time did this league agree to give Canucks any assistance, and they never renuesled any." Walls also accused Cadman with tampering in the case of Ron Van Dyke and ex-Calgary dcfcnceman who was released by the Canucks Jan. 9, one day before the deadline. "We removed him from the active roster but vanted to keep him as an affiliate for use later this year or Walls said. "However vritliin 24 hours he was a Red Deer Rustler." "At a league meeting Jan. 29 the executive declared Van Dyke was still the property of the Canucks but the next day he played again with the Rust- lers." Cadman said Walls was mis- informed on the situation. "The motion passed at the meeting specifically said Van Dyke was to remain In Red Deer 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 Ihe league. "It's an incredible situation when one gay can upstage a whole league on one of the few occasions when it has an oppor- tunity to receive some publi- city." Cadman replied he "didn't know what Walls was crowing about and the Calgary news re- lease was somewhat of a grand- stand show in itself." "We were fined for things I said following the league meeting, but Walls remarks are much more serious as they la- bel the entire'league as bush." Walls also criticized Edmon- ton Maple Leafs for using an "ineligible player" dining 7-3 win over Canucks Sunday. "We were informed the play- er, Handy Smith, was ineligible because the league had not re- ceived proper notification of the player's release from the par- ent Edmonton Oil Kings prior lo the Jan. 10 signing dead- line." Appropriate action should be taken against the Maple Leafs, lie said. Hull, Dryden on negotiating lists World Hockey groups draft big draft "negotiation list." Hull, the Chica go Black wouldn't try lo 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 Successful applicanl should be experienced in food catering, hiring and direction of bar and kitchen personnel. applicants send resume of past ex- perience and qualifications to Box 85, Lethbridge Herald1. Salary commensurate with ability and experience. Alf replies will be treated in strictest confidence. ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The fledgling World Hockey As-1 socialion, which had indicated it Hawks' left winger who has led the NHL in goals seven times, was tire 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 Cand- diens to the Stanley Cup, was I the top choice of Los Angeles i Sharks. Tlie 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 (earn chose four players, including one goal- fender, and nearly all were from Uic NHL, foreshadowing an expected bidding war. The league is scheduled to begin play this fall. WHA officials said nil the NHL.pIayers selected hi 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. Hoivever, 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 lie hadn't heard from the new league. Other NHL all-stars picked were centre Gil Peireaull of Buffalo Sabres, last year's top rookie, by Los Angeles; ccnlre Derek Sanderson of Boston Bruins and defenccman Bill While of the Black Hawks by Miami Screaming Eagles. SPORTS WEEKEND OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA FRI., SAT., 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 Fnrfl dirnct from In Ilighl Accomodnlion a' lhf> Oakland Admission to Nockfty Garni Admission lo Basketball Ground Transfers Tips and Taxes Hilton DEPART LETHBRIDGE March 3rd a.m. RETURN Mcmh 5lh- p.m. FOR rUltTHER INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS CAU- ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 Also, right winger Bill Golrl- sworthy of Minnesota North Stars by Minnesota Fighlin' Saints; defenceman Brad Park of New York Rangers by the nameless Ontario team, and goalie Gillcs Villemure of New York and right winger John McKcnzie of Boslon by Quebec City, wlu'ch was awarded a franchise Friday. The Minnesota entry also chose Mike Curran, the sensa- tional goalie on the U.S. Olym- pic hockey team. Among the big names not on (lie negotiation list were Bobby Orr and Phil Esposito of Boston, Hod Gilbert and Vic Hadfield of New York, Tony Esposito of Chicago and Frank Mahovlich of Montreal. M n h o v 1 i c h fs brother Pete was picked by lUinuesoUi. Hull, probably the most glam- orous name in pro hockey, wasn't available for comment, But in DcL-vinber he said re- j ports that Winning had offeree him a million dollars lo sign were a "pipe dream." Dennis Murphy, an official nf the Ijis Angeles Sharks and also Ihu WIlA's executive vice presi- dent, said he talked with Dry- den in December and "he indi- cated (o us that he'd listen." "We didn't mention money at nil and made no effort to entice him lo break his Murphy spaid. "It was just an exploratory talk. Rut afler the season we want to talk to him about his future." He also said he had lalkcd lo PciTcnult's agent, ivlio had indi- cated lire young Buffalo star "uould lisfon." Kavlior this innnlli, WHA offi- cials .said I hoy dirln'l expert lo make a pilch lor Kill, stars be- cause Ihey fell hockey wasn't as riepcndpnl. on big names as foot- hall and baseball, where the for- mation of new leagues has heen accompanied by lucrative offers lo suporsl.ir.s of Hie older leagues. Ilul Murphy explained- "We've told everybody from day one that we're lo be a major le.'igue. We're uol inter- ested in minor league ball. Forry and Paris battled Nilsson. The 16's have bcra reached in 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 in the number three are Don Baird of Cal- gary, Norm Nakamura and Jim Manryama both of Taber, Dale Groves of Champion, Mar- vin Blaney of Vauxhall and Lethbridge rinks skipped by Garth Pilling and Jack Gome. Four rinks have reached the quarter finals in each of the number four Canadian Western Natural Gas event and the number five Alberta Distillers. In tho number four Nilsson will tangle with J. Theissen of Lethbridge and Gome will match shots with H a r v ey Bourassa of Fort Macleod. In the number five Lawrence Lennon of Lethbridge, last year's number one and James Aird Memorial grand aggre- gate champion, meets Jocko Tamava of Lethbridge, while Laddie Pavka of Taber takes on John Bulle. Barren of Picture Tax problems for Gordon CHICAGO (AP) Criminal charges of filing late federal in- come tax returns for" the years 1967 through 1969 were lodged 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 for 1968 and 1969 in October 1971. Leishman connected on two foul shots and evened the score at V.-4'l. Dennis Hydychuk broke the tic four seconds later with a foul shot and then Cal Poirior hepped a two pointer 30 seconds later to give Catholic Central a 4542 lead. Don Brown came back for Cardston sinking a jump shot from 15 feet out at the mark, but Poirior once again pulled Catholic Central ahead with a swisher. With 34 seconds remaining in regulation time John Dudas of Catholic Cenfral netted two foul shots and it looked like It was all over for the visiting Cou- gars. CLOSED GAP Trailing 4944 wilh 22 seconds left, Leishman drove in for an easy lay-up for two points and then managed to aid in steal- ing the ball from Catholic Central on the throw-In. Brown picked up the ball and flipped in a 25 footer to leave Cardston only one point behind, The host Cougars called fi time out with 13 seconds left in the ball game, which moved the ball to centre court On the throw-in. A foul was called on Cardston with one second on the clock, but was missed. Poirior paced Catholic Cen- tral wilh a 16 point perform- ance while Dudas aided with 15. Lyle Gallant also managed a 10 point outing for tbe host Cougars. Brown was lops for Cardston notching 15 points while Leish- man chipped in with 12. In the preliminary "B" Boy's match, the Catholic Central Fly- ers bounced Oardstou Wildcats 68-34. The Flyers were never head- ed dining the :our quarters of play holding 17-8, 31-18 and 40- 25 leads. Paul Kenwood led the Flyers with 19 points while Bob Moser added 12. Larry Schow was high scorer for Cardslon wilh 10 points. In other league action the MEALS ON WHEELS For Further Information Phone 327-7990 LCI Rams Irounced Medicine Hat Mohawks HMD while the Raymond Comets thumped Ma- grafh Zeniths CW4. A: LCI the visiting Mohawks were no match for tbe host Hams last night. The Rams B3-point outing Is the seawn high for any club Ihi? season in league play. Bryce Thomson led the Rams' potent offence with 17 points while 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 apiece. The Redskins were also no match for the host LCI Colts in the preliminary "B" Boy's con- test. The Colts blasted the back- boards for 80 points while the Redskins came up with 40. In Magrath the Raymond Comets were paced by Rick Smiths' big 20 point perform- ance (o drop the Zeniths. Doug West contributed H points for the Comets while Burns Alston replied with 11 for the Zeniths. The visiting Mustangs also came up with a victory drop- ping the Magrath Eagles 43-34 in "B" Boy's action. Jim Ralph netted 16 points for the Mustangs while Drew Galbraith and Tom Myndio helped with 13 points apiece. Brad Wilde managed II pointi In R losing cause. SPORTS FANS! I by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TffiE SALES LTD. I What are ihe garnet in a row any NHL team I i ever won? The league .record for conseculive regular i season viclories is 14, sel by I I the Boslon Bruim in 1929- i 30 leason. Here's an example of how j man can overcome what to be a hopelesi cb- I to be o hopeiesi CD- Ittacle Bock In ihe 1930ir I I frier a was a promising lefty .pitcher by (he name of Ed I Head Bur he I could reach Ihe majon, Ed Iwai In a bui accident and hii left arm wai cruihed I He could never pilch again effectively with that lift arm What could he do? I With fierce determination and I constant praclica he taught _ himself to pitch right-handed I And practiced long I enough and became 10 goad lhat he was ihe big leag as a righthnnder pitched for the Dodgeri from 1940 to 1946 and won 27 garnet J became 10 good is able lo pitch in I gues Ed Head I I. That shows what a man can do when he I tries hard enough. That shows what a man I dg iugh. Of all the heavyweight1 box. II fn h :ored the most Ing champfoni fn rmfory. 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