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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 3,4 - THS USTHBRIOGE HERALD - Saturday, February 17, 1973 Play ball? Emile Quimet peers over a snowbank in front of Montreal's Jarry Park Friday after he bought two box seats to the Expos' home game opener April 13. The Expos will face the Pittsburgh Pirates. inor hockey Barry Ontkean scored two first period goals Thursday night and led the Lakers to a 4-2 victory over the Nationals in Midget League game. David Linton and Terry Mor-oz added singles goals in the win while Craig Brown notched two markers in a losing cause. Friday night, the Penguins tallied two second period goals and dumped the Flames in a Pee Wee match. Robbie Hutton, Allan Duval and Cam Jarvie fired in a goal apiece for the Penguins while Peter McNally replied for the Flames. In another Pee Wee game Btaged last night, a hat-trick by Rick Leitch gave the Bears a hard-fought 6-4 victory over the Flyers. Brent- Lang, Billy Cousens and Mark Szucs chipped in with solo efforts while Faron Ellis and Phil Hewko notched a pair of goals for the Flyers. Meanwhile the Lethbridge Midget Elks will play host to the Fernie Sabres in exhibition hockey play tonight. Earlier in the season the Elks dropped a 7-4 decision to the Sabres and are looking to upset the Junior "B" club from Fernie this time around. Game time is set for 8:30 p.m. at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre. SIMPSONS I SEARS I Championship title on the line orns shooting average from the field and 56 per cent from the free throw line. On the other hand, the Pronghorns' offensive attack was superb as they managed a 44 per cent average from the outside and 42 per cent outing from the foul line. Phil Tollestrup stowed the Bears' fans how good he really is as he led the Pronghorns with 27 points with a 48 per cent shooting average. Teammates Clark Sloan, Doug Kempt and Dan Court aided the cause with 12, nine and eight points respectively. owdown EDMONTON (Special 1-"It's all or nothing." The Canada We** Umwrsity Men's Basket-' W.'i l.osiruo. championship title j s"ii 'coils Awn to t.ho final game I c: the season sched- ule. Friday nurhi. the University of Lothbridgo I'roiuihorns, who faced a door-die situation, defeated the University of Alberta Golden Bears 6-1-55 before 4,000 or more fans who squeezed into the isles at the U of A gymnasium. It was a must victory for the Pronghorns, who still need another win over the host Golden Bears. The Pronghorns sport a 14-5 record while the Golden Bears are 15-4. If the Pronghorns should happen to defeat the Bears again tonight, they would both finish' the season with 15-5 records. But the important thing is, the Pronghorns would capture the conference title due to their better won-loss record against the Bears. Thus far this season, the Pronghorns have upended the Bears twice while losing once. In last night's encounter, the Pronghorns came- up with' am over-powering defensive game and a superb offensive performance, which according to coach Gary Bowie, was nothing short of being outstanding. "The boys played really well and caught the Bears napping," commented Bowie. "And-1 don't think they realized we had the potential to play that well either," he said. "I'd have to say that our defence won the ball game for us last night, but I'd also have to admit that our offensive unit kept us in the game at tunes,'' he added. Bowie wasn't far from the truth as the Pronghorns came up with a stone-walled defensive game last night. During the 40 minutes of play, the Pronghorns continually forced the Bears into poor shooting positions. The end result showed the Bears with a mere 29 per cent Mike Frisby was the top scorer for the Bears with 19 points while Steve Panteluk and Wallace Tollestrup hooped 13 points apiece. In the rebounding department, the Pronghorns nailed down 10 offensive and 34 defensive rebounds while the Bears managed to scrape-up 17 offensive and 26 defensive loose balls off the backboards. Meanwhile the U of L Pronghorns women's basketball team earned a hard-fought 49-48 victory over the U of A Pandas in women's league play last night. The Pronghorns had only five* players for the entire game due to a minor thumb injury to Sharon Giduk which occurred in the warm-ups. Giduk is expected to dress tonight to complete the six-man squad. In last night's match, Leona Voth is well on her way to the CWUWBL scoring title as she led the Pronghorns with an outstanding 27-point outing. In another women's league game, the University of Victoria Vikettes crushed the University of Calgary Dinnies 65-33. Both clubs earn victories The LCI Rams and Magrath Zeniths are still deadlocked in first place in the Southern Alberta "A" Boys' Basketball League as they picked up victories Friday night. The Rams dropped the Cardston Cougars 64-50 while the Zeniths defeated the Raymond Comets 79-71 in overtime. Both clubs now sport 7-2 records in first place while the idle Catholic Central Cougars sit in second with a 6-2 record. Raymond holds down third spot with a 4-5 record while Cardston rests in the league-cellar with three wins in nine starts. At the LCI gymnasium last night, the Rams picked up a lead after the first eight minutes of play and never looked back. They extended the margin to 38-20 by halftime and managed to hold on to a 50-35 lead after the third quarter. Joey Shackleford paced the Rams' attack with 23 points and nine rebounds while Kelly Strong chipped in with a 14-point performance. Has winter been hard on your car? Now is the time for an expert tune-up! HERE'S WHAT WE DO  Install new Allstate spark plugs  Reset ignition timing  Install new points, eondensor and rotor  Check and adjust carburetor 6 cylinder .98 15 8 cylinder 98 Good Monday to Friday call 328 9231 Save with Allstate Gasoline Premium 50* SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Doily -Thursday and Friday until 9 p.m. - Centre Village 2nd Ave. and 13th St. N. Regular HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta. (CP)*-- Mel Watchorn of Fairview moved to within a single game of his second consecutive Alberta men's curling title with an 11-3 victory over Jack Is a-man of Edmonton Friday night. Isaman dropped back into the B final of the modfied double-knockout playoff, against Ron Northcott of Calgary, a three-time world champion. Watchorn stole a pair of points on the fourth end after Isarman blanked the first three frames. Watchorn stole three more on the fifth and was never again threatened. The game ended on the ninth when Watchorn made a spectacular raise take out for five points. Meanwhile Ron Northcott of Calgary eliminated Al Delmage of Yellowknife, N.W.T., 13-6 in the semi-finals of the B event. Northcott pulled out of range with three points on the fourth and four on the sixth to move ahead &-2. The B final was to be played this morning with the winner advancing against Watchorn in the afternoon. If Watchorn loses that meeting, there would be a sudden-death playoff tonight. Earlier Northcott was upset by defending provincial champion Watchorn. Isaman turned back Al Delmage of Yellow-knife, N.W.T., 8-5. The turning point of the Northcott - Watchorn battle came on the fourth end when Watchorn stole a point after Northcott failed on a tight come-around out -turn on a chance for two points . Watchorn, leading 6-3, stole another big point on the seventh when Northcott, facing two enemy counters, only cut his rival to a single point on a draw to the four foot. The two men shook hands after the 11th end was blanked following a roll-out by Northcott 'on a take-out. The play was fairly even in the Delmage - Isaman encounter until the Edmonton rink stole two on the seventh end. Facing Two Edmonton rocks, Delmage slipped through the house when he failed to draw enough on a lay-up shot. Isaman, leading 7-5 coming home, responded to two N.W.T. counters buried in the twelve-foot circle with a clutch freeze. Delmage slipped by, trying to chip his opponent out on a bid for two in an attempt to send the game into an extra end. Craig Andrews and Curtis Klovansky aided in the win with eight points apiece. Andrews allso nailed down eight of the Rams' 36 rebounds Jim Toone was the top scorer for the Cougars with 20 points while pulling in 11 of the Cougars' 28 rebounds. In the shooting department, the Rams were good on 50 per cent of the field goal attempts while the Cougars managed 33 per cent outing. On the free throw line, the Cougars scored 75 per cent of their shots While the Rams came up with a 57 per cent average. Meanwhile in Magrath last night, John Balderson and Rick Ponomar played brilliantly to give the host Zeniths their victory over the Comets. Balderson, who shot 71 per cent from the field, hooped 38 points in the win while Ponomar chipped in with 12 points and 26 big rebounds. Walter Zobell managed a 26-point outing for the Comets, who trailed 34-31 at the half but managed to catch the Zen-ihts 67-67 by the end of regulation time. In "B" boy's action, Kim Ros-bold netted 16 points and led the LCI Colts to & 52-39 decision over the Cardston Wildcats. Larry Leavitt scored 15 points In a losing cause. The Raymond Mustangs came up with a 42-30 verdict over the Eagles in Magrath. Stampede Wrestling EXHIBITION PAVILION M0N., FEB. 19 - 8:30 P.M. N.A. TITW MATCH: ABDULLAH vs CARUSO ARCHIE "STOMPER" GOULDIE vs BILL CODY MARTEL & BABICH vs ATCHESON & BUTCHER TOMASSO vs PRINGLE - $2.50, $2 Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV _L PARAMOUNT LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY , SUITE 10 - PROFESSIONAL BLDG. LETHBRIDGS We Can Help Toy to REDUCE YOUR TAXIS While you provide for a high RETIREMENT income by Investing in a REGISTERED RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN Contact the agent nearest you from the list below LARRY LEAVITT Phone 327-6834 Lethbridge EARL JOHNSON Phone 545-2620 Bow Island GIBE SCHAFFER Phone 653-4024 Cardston I PARAMOUNT LIFE FLEXIVEST WILL DO THE JOB Final Registration date Feb. 28, 1973 WAYNE PIERSON Phone 223-4158 Taber RONALD HILL Phone 223-2279 Taber GLEN GARDNER Phone 223-4302 TABER BURNELL BENNETT Phone 223-3649 Taber For your free brochure Phone 327-6834 or any numbers listed above Darryl Brooks notched 12 points for the Mustangs while Don Mehew replied �or the Eagles with 17 points. League action will resume Monday night when the. CCHS Cougars travel to Cardston for a make-up game. The "B" boys' game gets under way at 5:30 p.m. while the "A" boys' hit the floor at 7 p.m. This season the' zone finals will be staged at the University of Lethbridge from March 1-3. The top two teams in the playoff series will advance to the provincial finals later in March. More sport on page 13 ANDY CAPP r, Dinnies ;o undefeated ood tuff for  5E.V. University of British Colum,-bia Thunderettes and the University of Calgary Dinnies remained undefeated after first round play ceased in the final half of the Canada West University women's volleyball championship playoff series staged at the University of Lethbridge gymnasium Friday night. The first half of the two-section championship series was held in Victoria Jan. 29. The team that earns the most in the split-tourney will win the championship title. Points are awarded to the teams according to their final standings after each section of play. UBC currently leads the pact after earning, the maximum 16 points with a first place finish in Victoria while the University of Victoria is in second with 10 points. �University of Saskatchewan is in third with 7 points while the University of Alberta with 4 points and the University of Calgary with one point are in fourth and fifth places respectively. The University of Lethbridge have failed to gain, a point and trail in the cellar. In Friday's matches, UBC whipped the U of L and U of A in two straight games and edged the U of V two games to one to go undefeated after first round play. On the other hand, the U of C went undefeated last night by dropping U of V and U of A in straight games, but were forced to the third and final match against the U of S. In other games staged Friday night, U of A dumped U of 5 while the U of L were bested by the U of V and U of S. 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