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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Brilliant effort bv local foursome ___ Davis and mates dominate Shirtsleeve Monday, February 14, 1971 THE LETHDBIDGE HKAID _ 7 By PAT SULLIVAN Ilrralil Sports Writer This has been some year of curling for Lethbridge's Lyle Davis. As of Sunday, Davis has turned in one of the bigijest WHA draft is over ANAHEIM, Calif. (CP-AP) The 12 founding dubs of the World Hockey Association spent the weekend building dream teams around the N a t i o n al Hockey League's established stars. The Toronto Globe and Mail reported that several WHA ex- ecutives, while declining lo let their names lie U5ed, said To- ronto Maple Leafs gcwlie Bernie Parent had already signed with Ihe WHA's Miami Screaming Eagles. Parent was selected by the Eagles as one of the four play- ers on their pre-draft negotia- tion list. Each of the 12 teams had similar four-man lists ap- proved last Friday. Then they got down to the drafting which went for more than 71 rounds Saturday and Sunday with more than l.POO players picked from the NHL. from minor profes- sional and amateur teams and from Europe. Some of the biggest names In the NHL, however, wove drafted almost as an afterthought. ORR PICKED Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Vic Hadfield, Jean Ralelle, Ken Hodge, Ed Giacomin and Tony Esprjsilo were among the NHL etars picked up after the 70th round. Tile Dayton, Ohio, franchise appeared the most determined not lo let any of the stars go un-notieed. After Winnipeg Jets had passed on the 71st round, Daylon selected another 43 play- ers including Orr, Phil Esposito, Hadfield and Giacomin. The new league didn't confine its draft to active players either as UK New York franchise gam- bled on recently-retired Phil Goyette of Buffalo Sabres and Winnipeg Jels picked Dick Duff, also a recent dropout from the Sabres roster. Even veteran nil-star Gordie Howe, who retired last year after 25 seasons with Detroit Red Wings, was picked by Los Angeles Sharks. PATTERN APPEARS Tlffi Canadian clubs, Calgary Broncs, Edmonton Oil Kings, Winnipeg, Ontario and Quebec, appeared to he trying for estab- lished players well-known in tlieir own areas. seasons in many years for a local skip. Earlier in the season he laid claim to the District 2 men's title and followed by taking top honors in the mixed competi- tion. Rul Sunday was far and away his best day to date. Dai'is, with males Don Ilipfner lit third, second Dan Watson and lead Jim Will, made an almost mockery of the 33rd annual Shirtsleeve Bonspiel The talented Lcthbridge ski and his quartet, with Sunday' victories, made it 12 viclorie without a loss in the five-da; competition and as a resul lo-'k home the silverware n three major events. All-in-all it was a most satis TWO EVENTS AND GRAND AGGREGATE Lyle Davis of tethbridge won the. num- ber one Enerson Motors event, the number two Eaton's of Canada event as well as the James Aird memorial grand aggregate honors at the annual Shirtsleeve Bonspiel. The winners are left Jo right, skip Davis, third Don Hipfner, second Dan Watson and lead Jim Will. Where would the Habs be without Dryden? By THE CANADIAN PRESS Fans often object to lie games in the National Hockey League bul, one of the big highlights and some of the best action came in deadlocked games during the weekend. One of the highlights was Rick Martin's 38th goal, scored n a 4-4 deadlock between Buf- 'alo Sabres and Philadelphia Flyers Sunday. The goal tied the season record for a rookie, sot last season by Buffalo team-male Gil Perreault. Some of the best action was seen Sunday at Boston where Montreal Canadiens, despite being oulshot 41-18 by the Bruins, earned a 2-2 tie with the spectacular goaltending o f rookie Ken Dryden. In another tie game, Mickey Redmond, Detroit's new scoring leader, got his 34th goal of the Martin put himself on 111 season in Chicago Saturday to i brink of becoming the highest give the Red Wings a 3-3 saw-' scoring rookie ever with th oil with the Black Hawks. goal at of the first period In other games Sunday, New which tied the game at fha York Rangers downed Los An-1 point 1-1. geles Kings 4-2, Pittsburgh Pen-1 Martin also is just 10 point guins beat Vancouver Canucks; behind Perreaull's record las 6-4, and Chicago defeated season of most points by a ronto Maple Leafs 3-1. r Martin has 24 assisL Saturday, Boston whipped to go with his 38 goals for 6 Buffalo 5-2, Montreal edged Los points. The rookie record for as Angeles 6-5, New York trounced sisls in a season is 52 set las Pittsburgh 8-3, Toronto beat I season by Jude Drouin of Min California Golden Seals 3-0, SI. j nesota. Louis Blues edged Vancouver 5- The Buffalo gaane saw a con 4 and Minnesota North Slars de-! tinuation of Philadelphia's goal feated Philadelphia 5-1. I tending problems which slarted Martin and Dryden, the top last week when Bruce Gamble contenders for the Calder Tro- phy as the season's outstanding rookies, each gave the trophy selectors food for thought Sun- day. Stirling keeps one game lead The Stirling Lakers held onlo Jake Rempcl managed 13 Ibeir one-game lead over Milk pgjr, River Comets for top spot in the Southwest Boy's Basketball League by thumping Picture Bultc Saturday night. Stirling and Milk River were tied for first place prior to the weekend games, but the Graduates from Prairie junior ers broke the tic using Desi hockey who wound up on the'McKee's 18-point outing lo stop Calgary list _ included Maple Cornels 55-37 Friday night. Barry IjOdcineier hooped 19 points in a losing cause. Leaf centre Jim Harrison, de- fenceman Barry Gibbs of Min- nesota, Dale Hoganson of Mont- real, Gerry Pinder of Los Ange- les Kings and Ross Lonsberry of Philadelphia Flyers. Centre Norm Oilman of the junior grad, was the first pick of the Edmonton eluh which' also grabbed centre Bobby Clarke and New York's Bruce MacGregor in their pre-draft list. Edmonton also went for a re- tired star in goalie Glenn Hall who quit St. Louis Blues at Ihe end of last season and retired to his farm near Edmonton. i Saturday night Msrly Hirsche came up with 13 poinis to lead the Lakers to victory over Pic- ture Butte. Spencer Zaugg and Me K e e Ron Neibor was high scorer for Picture BuLlc with 15 points while Glen Tanaka nolchcd 10. Meanwhile Milk River came back Saturday night lo ham- mer Vauxhall Vikings RaLdy Evcrs was outstand- ing for the Cornels netting points while Craig Ihme chip- ped in with 14. was sidelined by a heart attack Flyers netmmdcr Doug Fave] was thrown out of the game with a misconduct sentence in the final minute of the second period alter he argued with ret eree John Ashley about a Buf- falo goal. His replacement, Don McLeod, suffered a knee sprain during the third period when he was knocked down by a team- mate and finished the game in obvious pain. At Boston, Drydcn was spec- tacular in stopping the Bruin; with numerous saves on shots from close range. He was at hi. Dale Hunter 11 for best in the last minule of play when he faced the high-scoring line of Phil Esposilo, Wayne Bml" Cashman and Mike Walton. Vauxhall. The Winston Churchill Locals named draft r_p A number ol fanner Loth- i Shardlow and Alex Koglcr by j bridge hockey players were J Winnipeg Jets and Ileg- j named in Ilic draft of the World i gcdal by the Ixis Angeles Hockey Association over t h e Sharks weekend The 12 WHA clubs spent Sat- urday and Sunday selecting some players active and inactive. Former Lelhbridge Sugar Kings drafted included Lcn Frig and Darrcll Knibbs by Calgary Broncs, Garry Sim- mons and Dale Yulsyk by Min- nesota Fighting Saints, Dave Also drafted were ex-Native Sons Billy Dca and Giiyle Fielder as well as Gregg Pill- ing. All of (.lift fonner Ldbbridgo players menlioned are slill ac- tive and it is guile possible a number of them will linn up with WHA teams next fall when the new league beings opera- tions. HENDERSON LAKE GOLF CLUB CLUB Successful applicant should bo experienced in food coloring, hiring and direction of bar and kitchen personnel. Interested applicants send resume of past ex- perience and qualifications to Box 85, Lolhbridge Hcrcikl. Salary commensoiale with abilily and experience. All replies will lie treated in strictest confidence. dogs racked up an easy victory bouncing Fort Macleod Flyers 79-55. Cyril Patson swished 21 big points for the Bulldogs while Ken Shasken added 16. Len Zoeteman sunk 19 and Paul Graveland 11 in a losing cause. The Coaldale Kate Andrews Gaels picked up a hard-fought 53-46 win over Taber W. R. My- ers Trotters in another boy's contest Saturday nijht. Ed Dick flipped in 17 poinis lo lead the Gaels to their eighth win in 11 starts while Richard Low and Ray Lister aided with 13 points each. Robin Ilansen managed 14 points for Ihe Trotters. Meanwhile, i n girl's action Saturday night, (lie Kale An- drews Larks of Coaldale dump- ed Tabor Dawns 45-27. Karen Brecka notched 13 points and Linda Wilmot 11 for Ihe Lakers while Karen Schmidt replied for Taber wilh six. The. Winslon Churchill Grif- fins, who are lied for first place with (he Larks dropped Fort Macleod 44-.15. Pat Schandor was high scor- er in !hc game with 20 points. Pat Skidmorp. and Janice Mc- Andrcws paced Vauxhall wilh seven points each in their 34-10 victory over Milk River. Nancy Ellert scored most of Ihe. Zenilhs poinis with n 11- poiul pei'fonnanrc. Taber St. Mary's Auroras were loo .strong for (ho Picture Unite Sugar Queens and dump- ed Ihem Saturday night. Vikki led I h e. Auroras jrith 11 poinis while Diane Davics m a n a g e d II poinl.s in a losing cause, Friday night Ihe. Auroras drop- ped Fort Macleod 45-.1l> behind Bcv Runt's 10 poinis. Janice Schmidt hooped H for Fort Mnclcod. In boy's junior vnrsily piny, Slirliug (Wealed Pielure Iliille, Vairxhall heal Milk liivcr and I Winslon Churchill downed Fort Mncleod. Weekend scorers SUNDAY Montreal 2 Boston 2 Montreal Lapointe, Pleau; Boston, Cashman 3. Pittsburgh 6 Vancouver 4 Pittsburgh Rupp 2, Pro- novosl 2, Fonteyne, Polls; Vancouver Ward, Maki, Schmautz, Connelly. New York 4 Los Angeles 2 New York Gilbert, Ir- vine, Carr, Ralelle; Los An- geles Lemicux, Goring. Philadelphia 4 Buffalo 4 Philadelphia Potvin, Jo- yal Nolel. Clarke; Buffalo Marlin, Evans, Lorentz, Hamilton. Chicago 3 Toronto 1 Chicago Pappin, Koroll, Maki; Toronto Kehoe. SATURDAY Montreal fi Los Angeles 5 Montreal Plcau 2, Cour- noyer. P. Mahovlich, Rich- ard, Laflcur; Los Angeles Backslrom 2, Corrigan, Ber- nicr, Pulford. Boston j Buffalo 1 Boston Esposito, R. Smith, Orr, McKenzie, Wal- ton; Buffalo Perreault. Toronto 3 Cnlirornin 0 Toronlo Keen, MacMil- lan, Harrison. Chicago 3 Detroit .1 Chicago R. Hull, Bordo- lOiill, Mikila; Detroit Li- bell 2. lledmoml. New York K Pillsburuli 3 New York Park :i, Ka- tellc 2. Fnirbxirn 2, MacGre- gor; ['iltsburtfi Ilcxlnll 2, Polls. Minnesota 5 Philadelphia 1 Minnesota O'Brien, Goldsworthy, Ncvin, ..Prcn- licc, Drouin; Pliilnilclrlliin Joyal. SI. Louis 5 Vancouver 4 SI. l.nuis Murphy 2, Sa- houriii, r i ,s p. Vancouver Kurtcnlwch 2, Pniemcnl, Maki. Tying five days for the Davis foursome. They won the number one Enerson Motors event, the number two Eaton's of Can- ada and with their 12-0 record won the James Aird Memorial Grand Aggregate. "We're just glad it is said Davis in Hie clubhouse of the Lethbridge Curling Club after his win over Lawrence Lennon of the city in the final of event number hvo. Davis and his mates put to- gether two solid performances Sunday afternoon and evening (D lay claim to the two events. In the1 final of number one Davis fell behind 4-0 after four ends to a stubborn Bob Morri- son of Lethbridge only to come back for a M victory. In the final of number two Lennon, last year's number one winner as well as grand champ, picked up a 3-0 lead but saw it quickly fade as Da- vis won 9-6. In his march to the event titles Davis showed little fa- voritism as he upended all comers. Ctilf Forry was Davis' vic- lim in the semi-final of num- ber one. Dans also defeated Garth Nilsson of Wrentham, Bud McAllister of Lethbridge, Hugh Brown of Calgary and Lou Maffioli of Fernie In the first event. In the number two Davis also used Brown as a stepping stone to reach the final. Morrison, on the other hand, defeated Richard Kanegawa of Taber in the other semi-final of number one. His other wins, in advancing to the final, came over Don Chandler of Loth- bridge, Enso Baceda of the city, Dave Russell of Milk River and Ed Kurtz of the host club. There was some consolation for Morrison and his mates as they won the number six Sven Ericksen event with an 8-7 win over Ed Moskulak of Leth- bridge in the final. For Morri- son it was his fifth game of the day Sunday. In the semi-final Morrison slopped Dave Forry of the cily while Moskulak downed Art Borzel of Letbbridgc. In the number three IjOth- bridge Herald event Russell and his Milk River foursome made up for earlier setbacks as they belted Ken Mamyama in the final. Russell advanced after beating Jack Gorrie in one semi-final while Maruya- ma bested Doug Baird of Cal- gary in the other. Gorrie is from the tost club. Baird, the 1970 number ono event winner as well as the grand a g g r e gate champion, came back from his loss in the number three event lo win the number four Canadian West- ern Natural Gas honors with a decisive 13-7 win over Gorrie in the final. Eaird gained the berth in the final by belling Dave Dietz of Milo while Gorrie had earlier dumped Jake Thiessen of Lelh- bridge. Brown, a veteran of many Shirtsleeve bonspiels, carted home the number five Alberta Distillers event silverware af- ter downing Laddie Pavka of Taber. Brown won out over Borzel in one semi-final. Pavka dumped Lennon. All told 64 rinks took part. NUMBER THREE WINNERS Dove Rusell and his Milk River rink won the number three Lelhbridge Herald event. The winners are, left.to right, skip Russel, third Jen O'Donnell, second Cam McKay and lead Gordon Schmidt. NUMBER FOUR WINNERS Doug Baird and his Calgary rink won the number four Canadian Western Natural Gas event. The winners aie, left to right, skip Baird, rhird Garry Douglas, second Dave Mayer and lead Gord Bignell. NUMBER FIVE WINNERS Hugh Brown of Calgary and his males won Ihe number five Alberta Distillers event. The winners are, left to right, skip Brown, third Don Nelson, second Jerry Rasmuson and lead Ken Noble. NUMBER SIX WINNERS Bob Morrison of Lethbridge and his foursome wan number six Sven Eriksen event. The winners are, left to righl, skip Morrison, third Wayne Terriff, second Phil Dodds and lead Malt Schebell. Rosburg earns tvin Dry spell is ended Jack's Plumbing Serving telhbridga FOR ESTIMATES PHONI JACK FULLER 328-2515 PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (API i Heard and Miller, who shot It had been 11 years since Bob Rosburg was a winner and the 45-year-old greybeard of the iro golf tour wasn't sure he could stand (he pressure. "I was ready to start shaking jut it never Ros- itirg said Sunday after collect- "np as the winner of the J145.000 Boh Hope Desert Goll Classic. Lanny Wadklns, 22, of Win- ston Salem, N.C., was one stroke back and two 24-year-old 'alifornians, Jerry Heard o f and Johnny Miller of 'apa, finished two of Ros- mrg's fiO-hole lolal of 344, under par by 16. Hosburg had rounds of 66-69- 2-70-67. the first and last at (he i.500-yard Indian Wells Country 'lull course. "I went !K) boles without 67, won and Wadkins, who had 67, pocketed George Knucson of Toronto finished with a 70 for a 354 total and won .sure that won me the tourna- ment. 1 thought I could gel by !X> holes without hilling n bail oul of bounds, and f said Rosburg. iiivMin SHOOTS :i As Rosburg sank five birdie putts rarginR from five to 23 feet in his final round, 72-hoIo lender Heard had his problems on Iho. second hole, hitting his Ice shol oul of into a swimming pool winding up with a seven, lie. finished with a LCC team dominates Tlie Lethbridge Community j College made a shambles of the Red Dew invitational bad- minton tournament. The locals won the men's doubles, women's doubles, no- men's singles and mixed doubles. They had one second place finish in men's singles, aggregate poinls LCC i chalked up lyt compared to Red Peer with nine and Olds Bill) five. University clubs fail- ed to gain a point in the one- day competition. Robert Laing and Rick Furu- kawa won the men's doubles while Debbie Barcham and Debbie Lucas won (he women's doubles. Monica won the gals singles and (lien com- bined with Jolnmj Walker lo ifi Ihe mixed douliles lille. Walker had lo selllc for sec- ond jilacc in the singles. Chalet Cold Duck? Great taste, my friend... really quite sophisticated Making fast friends fust. ;