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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta S THE UTKKIDGE HIKALD Ftaruniy U, Wl Conditions great claims Blackstrap Mountain faces the big By BRUCE have been repoi-ts The snow is women's slalom silver and 16 bronze medals Canadian Press Sports Editor SASKATOON (CP) enough snow, not enough hard-packed but at packed. "If the weather stays down it today. The nights have been Defending champion Ontario strap Mountain, the authority says there it will be ideal and it temperatures have a strong lead in the medal Hide and joy of no up under into the 40s during 23 golds, 18 silvers cr take a foot or two Green-Raine, just in case, 13 bronze compared with 14 allow for snowfall or settling-gets the supreme test today as Canada Winter Games skiers ski queen, tested the course Tuesday and reported: "It's great, beautiful. machinery was howling late into the night to put as much snow as men's curling and fencing wound up Tuesday, nine silvers and 14 brane by runner-up British Columbia, However, in the province-by- vade the man-made find better the slopes before the of action which saw 13 which takes account the performance by athlete in the the margin was much more narrow. Ontario was still in the lead, but by a scant two 96 to over B.C. medal today's action, there should be badminton golds and silvers decided and some bronze medals. Basketball gold-silver-bronze competition is scheduled, s continues and skiing (CP) match, Frauds' ended with a 5-2 K is a 17-year-old the favored B.C. P.E.I. 3-4, and Tuesday's action, boxing from Athabasca, Alta. rink 8-7 in an extra Saskatchewan, Nova the spotlight. keeps on winning, and their lOend Newfoundland and IM15DALi5 WON ,jr and didn't get too Territories each cool exponent of the said Armstrong, with identical 2-3 H ht hiv, i game, Haley's rink was ahead 7-5 after Manitoba had three decided but the first seven of its matches at could have two defeats Both Winter Games to the win in the llth end, u r a m a of the games first-place gold medal last rock was heavy and the Yukon in men's off leaving Ontario one win against four Proulx of Kitchener, Ont., was not unexpected. Haley's wins here gives ham 57 winning in light-welter boxlag as a LEN FRIG The years of competition, both nationally and provincially, against only five defeats. His rink of third Gordon Bort-nick, second Barry Bortnick in the semi-final. Boxing gives twin bronzes in every division. However, he went out on a disqualification, warned once Centennial defenceman Bill Woytenko clinched a low blow, once for pushing former Ltlhbridge junior star broke his arm In the WCHL all-star game in Winnipeg last before a packed house at Nutana Curling Club Tuesday night by edging John Francis's Toronto rink in the once for holding, and boxing executives deprived him of the medal. Walter Henry, bantam boxer It left Francis with a Barrie, Ont., suffered a -place silver while (CP) French of Windsor, nose early in the games. 1 r< M went to a British of Prince George, the middleweight he won his way into JUCll JL foursome skipped by the hometown finals with blood streaming a six-footer medal TuesdayTtt the Dzus on his nose and took his prob- Armstrong took Winter Games, but he Arneson of Winnipeg to the medical corps. jjreaks by beating a it wrestling a former clubmate, ruling was "not fit to con- Edward Island rink a fight against Bill of Edmonton, in so he took the silver WINNIPEG (CP) __ by Charlottetown skip of Winnipeg, Meda won section. automatically and Joe round of the and Arneson were of Vancouver won the Frig, defenceman with Calgary Centennials, suffered a broken arm during Tuesday's WesternCanada Hockey League all-star game. Frig, 20, broke his arm IT TOUGHER "The competition here was tougher than in last year's Ca-nadian schoolboy Haley said. "But Early in the second, Turner caught the Commonwealth Games medallist with a flurry of punches to the head and Meda appeared to be on his way of the same Edmonton club until Arneson moved to Manitoba last summer. There was only one sour note on the final day. Robert Proulx of Kitchener, Ont., was by default. In other action, Alberta took the men's curling gold, with Ontario tailing the silver and B.C. the bronze. B.C. STRIKES GOLD two places after he lost his footing and crashed heavily into the Winnipeg Jets' goal post late in the first as tough as some of the rinks we ran up against in Northern Alberta competition." Haley returns to the he fell forward he dropped onto Turner and both went down. Unfortunately, for in his semi-final and lost a bronze medal. After the disqualification, Proulx son of struck gold in team epee fencing and Ontario won the top prize in men's aggregate fenc- The all-stars defeated the Jets championships next week with a good chance to win the title for Alberta in the tournament at Kamloops, B.C. His rink finished second in the 1970 schoolboy tournament with only one Maiiitoban, Meda's head crashed into his eye, causing a gash which required nine stitches. The referee called a doctor into the ring then stopped the ficht with Turner' the loser called1 the referee a "stupid frog." It was announced that there would-be a. meeting to discuss the situation and later it was announced that there would also picked up silver in the team epee and B.C. got second place in the aggregate. Quebec took the bronze aggregate, but it required a wrangle into the late hours to decide the JOINS BOMBERS WINNIPEG CCP) Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced day they have signed one rinks that competed in the team fencing. sistant coach and are cames were made up it went to Quebec, ing for a second. Signed to assist head coach Jim Spavital in ilia 1971 West-era Football Conference season is Jim Stanley, A Texas A and M graduate who last year was defensive coach at the school and university students. An Alberta rink also won the men's curling gold in the first Canada Winter Games in 1967 at Quebec City. In the final match here, Haley was leading 7-3 going into in the day, Turner floored Jerry Parenteau of Edmonton, who fights in Alberta under the name Jerry Day. Meda won his way into the final with a decision over tough Carroll Morgan of Anttgonish, pants might Saskatchewan protested. After much soul searching fencing officials reversed themselves and gave the medal to the Saskatchewan swordsmen. MEDAL STANDINGS c t t Ontario 23 IB 13 Naval Academy in and gave up three rocks 14 9 14 Manitoba' 7 7 7 only after assuring on Ms last stone that the Toronto skip could not overcome his four-point lead. It was a classic match between Haley, the lightheavy section, another Prince George brawler, Buzz Montour, narrowly outpointed Bill Titley of V? -li NEW YORK (API The women's pro golf tour, which has been struggling for 4 12 11 202 Saskatchewan .1 1 2 Scotia 01 5 P E I 012 ..002 '66 artist, and Alta., for the gold medal. Joe Cooke from may have found the V-8, 4 door, automatic draw B.C. its third gold scored two in both the third and eighth ends, but his crucial moment came in the first end, when Francis most in without a final fight when his opponent, Walter Henry of Barrie, Ont., was ruled unfit to box am sure one of the girls will turn up on the tour with hot pants one of these days." Shirley Englehorn, the team '64 CHRYSLER V-8, 4 door, automatic, radio, power s eering point. MISSES SHOT ROCK Alberta had four rocks in a broken nose. Top fight of the night for the more than fans i in Golfers Association champion, said Tuesday. "The skirts are fourth and brakes and could have scored Auditorium was than the except that Haley missed Francis's shot rock on his last stone. "That first end kind of shook Haley Donnie Wilson of Edmonton, the eventual winner, and Denis Groleau of Montreal in the featherweight Donna Caponi, the United States Open champion. "I wouldn't be a bit surprised if hot pants made their Alberta Judo team placed fourth in the first judo event held at Canada Wirier Games in Saskatoon. '65 PONTIAC "We would have a classy on the team consiting of Guy V-8, 4 door, auto-