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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta World Cup February 197J THE HHAID 9 _ Ski leaders may be in trouble at Banff BANFF, Alta. (CP) Anne- marie Proell of Austria and Henri Duvillard of France, lead- ers on the World Cup skiing cir- cuit, are expected to have trou- ble retaining first place in the series when it resumes Thurs- day. Women's and mcns specia and giant slaloms are to to held until Saturday on the steep slopes of Mount Norquay, tat the leaders' weakness lies in the fact that their speciality is downhill and downtau K scheduled for this meet. Miss Proell has one senous challenger to face-Francoise Macchi of France, second with 187 points, just 16 behind the 8-year-old Austrian. Isabelle Mir of France trails with 73 points in third place. 1 Duvillard, however, has ECV- Pats edge Gas City on Sobchuk's marker By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer MEDICINE HAT (Staff) _ Dennis Sobchuk gave Earl Jngarfield's liegina Pats a well deserved 6-5 win in West- ern Canada Hockey League ac- tion in Medicine Hat Tuesday evening. Sobchuk's marker, at of the final period, ended nearly three periods of frustra- tion for the Eastern division- leading Pats before some fans in Medicine Hat. The two clubs played through 1-1 and 4-4 ties in the first two periods before Sobchuk, an im- pressive 17 year old rookie, scored the winner. Dwight Bialowas set the stage for Sobchuk's winner with a tie breaking goal at 6-30 of the third period. Regina's other goals came from Al Barrett, Greg Joly, Scott Smith and Glen Burdon. The Regtna win overshadow- ed a solid performance by the Hat's Jeff Ablett. Ablett, the league's leading marksman, opened the scoring for the host Tigers when he picked up his 50th goal of the season off a power play in the first period. Boyd Anderson, Lief Jacob- sen and Stan Weir added sin- gles for the Medicine H at goalie Jerry WCHL goal and he had been on Thomas toned in a shaky 25- the ice for only about 40 sec- it was obvious Mikkelson scored for Brandon. that Edmonton Oil Kings were pucK _ To say the determined to make a come- 1 jn Qas is a hack. js an understatement We, The former champions of the j Lethbridge, should be so Western Canada Hockey League j to nave one to corn- had slipped to third place in the j pare _ Ingarfield, a Lelh- I western division but rebounded i bridge native son, had some i Tuesday night to tie for second I moral BUpporl at Tuesday's in winning they scored game m the of some five consecutive goals in the j M ]ocal fans who maae the third eriod to break a tic. trip _ _ Those that didn't go by bus, and missed all the fun, J i 1- JEdmonton" downed Winnipeg Jets 8-4 and in other games Ro- gers 6-5, Saskatoon Blades de- I feated Swift Current Broncos 5-3 and Flin Flon Bombers rounced Brandon Wheat Kings King victory gave hem CO points in a tie with New Veslminster Bruins, nine points behind Calgary Centennials. Ed- monton has four games in hand Sanderson's car hits attendant BOSTON (AP) A part-time parking lot attendant injured, police say, by a car driven by Boston Bruins hockey star Derek S'airderson, was reported in satisfactory condition in hos- pital. The family of Jack Aulino, 22 said he suffered a rupturec spleen, broken pelvis and a cut over his right eye. Police said Aulino was injured Sunday night near Boston Gar den following an afternoon Na tional Hockey League game in which Boston tied Montrea Canadiens 2-2. went by private vehicle The Pats were not to be denied heir win last evening. They vere far and away the more aggressive club Lanny Mc- Donald, the player for ,'er New Westminster. Brian Ogilvie scored Sugar Kings last season, took a stick in the mouth early in the game and was less than ef- fective. three goals for the winners, playing at lome, and Henry Van Drunen added two while Darcy Rota scored one plus five assists as Mmonton's second line pro- duced the club's first six goals of the game. Marcel Comeau and Terry Smith scored the oth- Can? Doerkson scored Winni- peg's first and final goals and assisted on the other by Jim Chicoyne. Rod Loynachan got another. Medicine Hat won at home on Dennis Sobchuk's goal midway through the third period after the teams played to 1-1 and 4-4 ties in the first two periods. Regina, leaders of the eastern division, stayed five points ahead of Saskatoon, with the victory. The Broncos, playing most valuable the Lethbridge home, a goal from Del Beich who plays midget hockey in Swift Current. It was his first Roughriders trade Silas REGINA (CP) Silas Me- Kinnie, a veteran halfback with Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been traded to Hamilton Tiger- Cats of the Eastern Football Conference for a veteran am two rookie players, the Westen Conference team announced today. The Roughriders received vet eran John Reid, a six-foot-four 225-pound centre, and rookie de tensive backs Ivan Morten and Dave Clarke in the trade. Ham ilton also got Saskatchewan' first choice in last week's Cana dian college draft. McKinnie, a six-foot-two, 210 pound halfback who joined til Roughriders four years age played out his option with th team last year. WINTER CLOTHING and SKI, EQUIPMENT WE NEED THE ROOM! Our Spring and Summer lines which are arriving loon. Shop early and Savel eral challengers, notably sec- ond-place Jean Noel Augert, also of France. With 194 points, Augcrt is only three hehind Du- villard and he's considered one of the best slalom skiers in the world. Third place is wide open. It is held by Austria's Karl Schranz, the three-time world champion who was banned from the Win- ter Olympics at Sapporo, Japan, because of alleged commercial- ism. He announced his retire- ment from all competition Tues- day in Vienna. ITALIAN FOURTH Gustavo Thoeni of Italy, win- ner of the gold medal for his giant slalom performance at Sapporo, is fourth with 67 points and although his World Cup per- formance has been late develop- ing, it's felt he'll pick up enough points to overtake Scliranz. Betsy Clifford of Ottawa, now retired, is the top Canadian in women's standings with 21 points for 15th place. Judy Crawford of Toronto is in 18th place while sisters Kathy and Laurie Kriener of Timmins, Ont., are 26lh and 36th. The only Canadian among the 50 men wiio hold points is Jim lunter of Calgary, 44th with wo points picked up it St. Mor- z, Switzerland, in the opening ownhill of the series last De- ember. Points for the first 10 places n each event are 25, 20, 15, 11, 6, 4, 3, 2 and 1. The two runs in the men's giant slalom are scheduled for 'hursday and the two in vomen's slalom for Friday. On aturday, there will bo a one- run women's giant slalom and he two runs of the men's sla- om. U.S. NEXT STOP From. Banff, the competitors go to Crystal Mountain, Wash., or the 15th meet Feb. 26-27. The 20-meet series ends at Pra joup, France, March 18-19. The men face two more special sla- oms, three giant slaloms and ,wo downhills while the women lave one more special slalom, Lhree more giant slaloms and three downhills. At Mount Norquay, mean- while, the plunging North Amer- ican run and Lower Bowl were closed to recreational skiers early this week to give the in- ternational stars a chance to familiarize themselves with the courses. The giant slalom courses are 3.300 feet and feet for men ?.nd women respectively, while the special slalom runs are and A high temperature of 40 de- grees was forecast for today with no wind. Snow conditions at Mount Norquay, visible from the downtown section of this Rocky Mountains resort town, were described as good. Hershey misses out 011 chance Karl Schran retires VIENNA CAP) Kar Schranz, Austria's top skier who was banned from the Olympics because of commercial ties, aft nounced his retirement in a letter to the president o: the Austrian Ski Federation. Citing "assaults from al sides" that "are too much fo Schranz told Karl Hein Klee he would not take part ii the upcoming World Cup race and had no current plans t turn professional. However, th world champion di not rule out that possibility ii the future. Schranz was banned from th Olympics in a major contro versy thai threatened to disrup the games at Sapporo, Japan At the time, the Internationa Ski Federation said if an skiers were banned it would g ahead with its own world cham pionships but it did not lak that action. "What tipped the scales Schranz wrote, "was that F broke its word by not Holding world championship. In addition to the great strains that go along with competitive sports, the assaults from all sides launched against myself are too much to cope with. "After a season full of suc- cesses, I would have easily felt in position to go on skiing. But not under these circumstances." Schranz was not immediately available for comment on his letter. GETTING IN CLOSE Andre Boudrbs (7) of Vancouver Canucks gels behind New York defencemcm Brad Park (2) during National Hockey feague game Tuesday night Goalie Ed Giacomin slopped his shot and 32 olhers as the Rangers pounded the Canucks 5-1 behind Jean Ratelle's three W.repholo) Canucks tie 7-7 CALGARY (Special) gary Canucks and Lelhbridge Sugar Kings fought through 10 minutes of sudden-death over- time and had to settle for a 7-7 Alberta Junior Hockey League tie Tuesday night. Dale Eloschuk led the Ca- nucks with two goals, includ- ing the tying marker, which came with nine seconds left in the third period while Calgary had pulled goalie Frank Eppich. Other Canuck goals came from Dan Mandryk, Bob Bachynski, Don Eastcott, Jim Setters and Elaine McLeod. Lethbridge was led by Randy Andreachuk with three goals, and Chris McMasters with two. Dave George and Ken Wilson added one each. Eppich made 50 saves while Warner Crawford stopped 53 shots al the Lethbridge nets. Lethbridge took eight of 13 penalties including four of six majors. Meanwhile in Edmonton, the Maple Leafs mauled Edmonton Movers 8-1 in a penally-marr- ed game Tuesday night. The game erupted into a riot at of the final period and 11 game misconducts were handed out. The fighting con- tinued into the stands and out- side the arena. The brawl last- ed for 20 minutes. Les Drewicki fired three goals for the leafs, Jim Carr had two and Darrcl Zelmski, Randy Smith and Red Edmondson had singles. Gord Biimaccmbe. playing his first AJHL game, fired the lone Movers goal. Leaf netminder Ray Miller made 31 saves while Movers' I Ray McLeod and Jim Bowman combined to make 30 .stops. The Leafs look four of seven minor penalties and the clubs split two majors. Five Leaf players received game miscon- ducts and six Mover players were ejected in the third-period brawl. Deep nylon tread gives rugged on-and- off the road service. Wide centre rib gives maximum mileage, uniform wear on hard surface roads. 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