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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta World Cup competition opens Thursday Ski leaders may be in trouble at Banff BANFF, Alia. (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 Uie series when it resumes Thurs- day. Women's nnd men's special and giant slaloms are to bs held until Saturday on the sleep slopes of Mount Norquay, hut the leaders' weakness lies in the fact tliat I heir speciality is downhill and no downhill is scheduled for Oiis meet. Miss Procll has one serious challenger lo Macchi of France, second wilh 187 points, just 10 behind the Ill-year-old Austrian. Isabclle Mir of France trails with 73 pui.nts in third place. Duvillard, however, has sev- Pats edge Gas City on Sobchuk's marker By PAT SULLHMV JJcrald 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 Jledicine 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 Jans 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 of the third period. Regina's other goals came from Al Barrett, Greg Joly, Scott Smith and Glen Burdon. The Regina win overshadow- ed a solid pei-form anee 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 added sin- gles for the Tigers. Medicine H a t goalie Jerry, VVCIfL goal and he had been on Thomas turned in a shaky 25- the ice for only about 40 sec- save performance while Bernie onds. At Flin Flon, the fourth-place Bombers got goals from Ray Maluta, Blame Stroughton, Bob Thompson and Gary Howlett. Dwayne Pcntland and Glen Germaine stopped 27 for the Pats. The visitors look four of six minor penalties called in the game. Meanwhile it was obvious Mikkclson scored fur Brandon, that Edmonton Oil Kings were, determined to make a come-1 To say the ri a Cit is d The former champions of the ui Western Canada Hockey League had su'pped lo tliird place in the western division buL rebounded Tuesday night lo tie for second 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 Sai-derson, was reported in satisfactory condition in hos- pital. The family of Jack Aulino, 22, said he suffered a ruptured 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 Montreal Canadiens 2-2. rink in the Gas Cily is a dandy is an understatement We, ridge, should be FO to have one to com- pare Ingarfield, a Leth- bridge native son, had some moral support at -and in winning they scored: m ,fe ]S somc five consecutive goals in die M ]ocal fang who made the third enod to break a tie. i _ that go and missed all the fun, I L1 Edmonton downed Winnipeg b trip Jets 84 and in other games Re- gers 6-5, Saskatoon Blades de- feated Swift Current Broncos 5-3 and Flin Flon Bombers trounced Brandon Wheat Kings 4-2 The Oil King victory gave them C6 points in a tie with New Westminster Bruins, nine points behind Calgary Centennials. Ed- monton has four games in hand over New Westminster. Brian Ogilvie scored three goals for the winners, playing at home, and Henry Van Drunen added two while Darcy Rota scored one plus five assists as Edmonton's second line pro- duced the club's first six goals of the game. Marcel Comeau and Terry Smith scored the oth- Garry Doerkson scored Winni- peg's first and final goals and assisted on the other by Jim Cbicoyne. Rod Loynachan got another. Medicine Hat won at home on Dennis Sobchuk's goal midway through the third psriod after the teams played lo 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 at Tome, got a goal from Del Beich who plas's midget hockey m Swift Current. It was his first went by private vehicle The Pats were not to be denied their win last evening. They were far and away the more aggressive club Lanny Mc- Donald, Uie most valuable player for the Lelhbridge Sugar Kings last season, took a slick in the mouth early in the game and was less than ef- fective. Roughriders trade Silas REGINA (CP) Silas Mc- Kinnie, a veteran halfback with Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been traded lo Hamilton Tiger- Cats of the Eastern Football Conference for a veteran and Iwo rookie p'ayers, the Western Conference team announced today. The Roughriders received vet- eran John Reid, a six-foot-four 225-pound centre, and rookie de- fensive backs Ivan Morten and Dave Clsrke in the trade. Ham- illon also got Saskatchewan's livst choice in las't week's Cana- dian college draft. McKinnie, a 210- pound halfback who joined Uie Roughriders four years ago, played out his option with the team last year. WINTER CLOTHING and SKI, EQUIPMENT WE NEED THE ROOM! Our Spring and Summer lines which are arriving Xv I loon. Shop early and Savel All Winter Clothing Skis Boots Poles Accessories FINAL 3 DAYS..... SALE ENDS (SATURDAY) FEBRUARY 19th SCENE SPORTS Collegg Shopping Mall DIETER GERNGR05S, Manager Phonn 327-0553 cral challengers, notably sec ond-place Jean Noel Augert also of France. With 13-1 poinl Augert is only three behind D villard and he's considered on of (lie best slalom skiers in th world. Third place is wide open. Tt held by Austria's Karl Schranz the three-time world champio who was banned from the Win ter Olympics at Sapporo, Japan because of alleged commercia ism. He announced his retir' ment from all competition Tues day in Vienna. ITALIAN FOURTH Gustavo Thoeni of Italy, win ner of the gold medal for hi giant slalom performance a Sapporo, is fourth with 07 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, noi retired, is (lie top Canadian i women's standings with 2 points for 15th place. Jud Crawford of Toronto is in lot place while sisters Kathy an Laurie Kriener of Timmins Onl, arc 26th and 36ln. The only Canadian among th, 50 men who hold points is Jim Hunler of Calgary, 44th wit two points picked up ii St. Mor itz, Switzerland, in the opening downhill of the series last De- cember. Points for the first 10 places in each event are 25, 20, 15, 11 B, C, 2 and 1. The two runs in the men's giant slalom are scheduled foi Thursday aiid the two in women's slalom, for Friday. On Saturday, there Mill bo a one- run women's giant slalom ant Ihc two runs of the men's sla. loni. U.S. NEXT STOP From. Banff, the competitors go to Crystal Mountain, Wash, for the 15th meet Feb. 26-27 The 20-meet series ends at Pra Loup, France, March 18-19. The men face two more special sla loms, three giant slaloms and two downhills while Ilia women have one more special svalom Ihree more giant slaloms am three downhills. At Mount Norquay, while, the plunging North Amer Scan run and Lower Bowl were closed to recreational skiers early this week lo give tne in ternalional stars a chance to familiarize themselves with the courses. The giant slalom courses are 3.300 feet and feet tor m ?.nd women respectively, while the slalom runs are 1 G8( and A higli 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 on chance By TIIE CANADIAN PRESS Hershey Bears missed a chance to gain ground on the leading loams in the Western Division cf the American Hockey League Tuesday night when they dropped a 6-1 deci- sion to RieJimond Robins. The Bears, fourth in the West, are only five points out of first place, but thay have three games in hand on Baltimore Clippers and Cleveland Barons, who are tied for first. In the only other game Wednesday night, Cincinnati Swords downed Springfield Kings G-2. fiiglit winger Don Saleski scored a goal ansl assisted on three olhers lo pace the Robias, who hold fifth place in the West. Drelel, Don McCulloch, Dave Schullz, Larry Kecnan Dave Sclmllz, Lurry Kecnan and Danny Schock also scared for Mi Robins. Rick Keseel got Hershcy's only goal on a power play in the second period. Al Cincinnati, Butch Dead- marsh and Tom Miller each scored two goals to lead the Swords. Deadmarsh's goals were his and 27lli of the season. Rod Eaine and John Gould gol Ibe other Cincinnati while Lany MtiS'abb and Norm Park scored for the Kings. In primes tonight, Niira Scotia VoyaRcurs arc nt Ballimore and Springfield is at Cleveland. More spoil on page 10 Karl Schrans retires VIENNA CAP) Karl Schranz, Austria's top skier who was banned from Uie Olympics because of commercial lies, an- nounced his retirement Tuesday in a letter to the president of the Austrian Ski Federation. Citing "assaults from all sides" that "are too much for S'chranz laid Karl Heinz Klce he would not take part in the upcoming World Cup races and had no current plans to turn professional. However, the Ihree-time world champion did not rule out that possibility in the future. Schranz was banned from the Olympics in a major contro- versy that Uireatened to disrupt the games at Sapporo, Japan. At the time, Uie International Ski Federation said if any skiers were banned it would go ahead with its own world cham- tionships but it did not take hat action. "What tipped the Schranz wrote, "was that FfS broke its word by not holding world championship, fn addition to the great strains that go along wilh competitive sports, ha assaults from all sides aunched against myself are too much to cope with. 'After a season full of suc- cesses, I would have easily felt m position to go on skiing. But not under these circumstances." Schranz was not immediately available for comment on his elter. Wedneiday, February 197J IHt UTHlBIDGE HERALD _ GETTING IN CLOSE Andre Boudrbs (7) of Vancouver Canucks gels behind New York defenceman Brad Park (2) during Nalionol Hockey teague game Tuesday night. Goalie Ed Giacomin slopped his shol and 32 olhers as the Hungers pounded Ibe Canucks 5-1 behind Jenn Ratelle's Ihree goals. (CP Wirepholo) gs, Canucks tie 7-7 CALGARY (Special) Cal- ;ary Canucks and Lethbridge "sugar Kings fought through 10 minutes of sudden-death over- ime and had lo scllle for a 7-7 Alberta Junior Hockey League lie Tuesday night. Dale Eloschuk led the Ca- nucks wilh two goals, includ- ing the lyuig marker, which came wilh nine seconds left in the third period while Calgary had pulled goalie Frank Eppich. Other Canuck goals came from Dan HI a n d r y k, Bob Bacliynski, Don Eastcott, Jim Setters and Elaine McLeod. Lethbridge was led by Kandy Andreachuk with three goals, I and Chris McMasters wilh two. Dave George and Ken Wilson added one each. Eppich made 50 saves while Warner Crawford stopped 53 shots at the Lethbridge nets. LeLhbridge look eight of 13 penalties including four of six majors. MrajjwhUe in Edmonton, the Maple Leafs mauled Edmonton Movers 8-1 in a penalty-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 (he stands and out- side the arena. The brawl last- ed for 20 minutes. Las Drcwicki fired three goals for the Jim Carr had two and Dr.rre! Zelmski, Handy j Smith and Red had singles. 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