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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBfilDOE HERALD Monday. February 10, NOW FOR OVERSEAS CHARTERS and Isrss svsllsbls contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL 321-3201 -The Herald- Local boxers sharp, fight card a success Champions were named in 21 classes and seven special awards were presented as the 1974 Kainai Gloves drew to a close Saturday night. Amateur boxers, representing 13 different clubs throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Montana, competed in the two-day, three-performance event co- sponsored by the St. Paul's Poor Boys Enterprise and the Lethbridge and District Boxing Club. The Lethbridge Club was named the outstanding club of the show as four of the six Lethbridge entrants wound up with championships. Charlie Prongua of the Lethbridge club was named the best Novice boxer on the card and Mike O'Bregewitch, also of the city, was deemed the boxer with the best left hand. Cliff Flammond, from the impressive and sharply attired Browning Boxing Club, was named the best open class fighter while Kelly Stannard, a rugged little 112 pounder, was chosen as the best junior fighter. David Knight, a 105 pounder, from the Blackfoot Boxing Club was named the outstanding overall boxer on 62-bout card. The best sportsman award went to colorful Andy Stump of the Blood Reserve. The three-performance card was fast paced and highly organized but 20-23 bouts at one sitting proved a little long. Splitting the large card into four performances in the future may prove advantageous. In earning his outstanding boxer award David Knight topped Calgary 105 pounder Mike Kary, gaining a unanimous decision from the three judges. Browning's Cliff Flammond got the nod over Dewey Wells, also of Browning, but representing the City Boxing Club, in a somewhat lack lustre bout in the 119 pound open division. Popular Charlie Prongua of the Lethbridge Club had a fairly easy time in gaining the decision over Everett Smith of Kicking Horse, Montana, in the 147 pound Novice class. In a crowd pleasing battle Kelly Staanard of Red Deer got the best of a game Andy Stump to take the 112 pound Junior title. Mike O'Bregewitch used his trophy-winning left to good advantage in the 95 Ib. class as he out-pointed Lloyd Waters of Drayton Valley. The Sincennes family from the Lethbridge Club came away winners with two more medals for the family trophy case. Conrad took the 130 Ib. Novice class with a unanimous verdict over Lester Kinequon from Saskatchewan while Norman also came away witb a unanimous decision defeating Browning's Clayton Flammond in the 119 Ib. ju- nior division. In the 165 Ib. Novice division Steve Stagner of Kicking Horse, Montana, had little trouble beating Sandy Meryin of the David Thompson boxing club while Martin Kipp of Browning took the 132 Ib. class, taking the measure of Leo Teton of Kicking Horse. The Blood Reserve's Hugh Calf Robe grabbed a unanimous decision over Wayne Sonoen of Lethbridge in the 147 Ib. junior division. Brian Stump of the Blood Reserve eked out a split decision over Frances Eagle Child, of the same club, to gain the 70 Ib. title while Ringo Assiniboine, of Saskatchewan got the nod over Allan Davis of Lethbridge in the 60 Ib. division. Larry Bunneske of Calgary defeated Breton's Jeff Mead in the 75 Ib. Group B final while Eddie LaVser of Stockton wins by two shots LOS ANGELES (AP) Dave Stockton pulled away from veteran Sam Snead and a couple of youthful challengers with a birdie on the final hole and won the Los Angeles Open golf tournament by two strokes Sunday. Stockton" emerged from a scramble for a first prize with a final-round 69 and won it with a 276 total, eight under par. The 33-year-old Stockton, one of four tied for the lead when the day's play started, didn't nail it down until the final hole. He hit a wood club second shot about 10- feet from the flag on the long finishing hole and dropped the putt for the birdie that clinched the seventh title of his career. Snead, 61, was in contention until the last hole and tied for second with 25-year-old John Maha.- sy. Each had a 278 total with fi- nal round 71. Mahaffey. playing behind Stockton, needed a birdie en the last hole to tie Stockton but took a bogey instead. He missed the elevated green on the last using a couldn't get it down in two. Tom Watson, a 24-year-old who's in his second year on the tour, made eagle on the first hole, and was in the fight all the he made double bogey six on the 447- yard final hole. That dropped him back to fourth at 280, four under par, after a final round 72. Johnny Miller, winner of the first three titles of the year, went over par for the first time this season with a 73-281. Coaldale Larks win pennant title Sports XETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. LowtrLml 7th StrMt Shopping Mall 328-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS Drayton Valley, took the Group A division with a verdict over Roy Harder of the David Thompson club. Farrell Running Crane of Browning took the 45 Ib. section when George Machiskinie retired. Leland Thomas Jr., also a Browning scrapper, grabbed the 65 Ib. championship with a split decision win over Melvin Ing of Calgary. Drayton Valley's Guy Ness won the 139 Ib. junior championship besting Roland Sippola of Lundbreck. Kelly Running Crane joined his brother in the winners circle as he topped the 90 Ib. division with a split verdict over Doug Horstead of Breton. The referee stopped the 80 Ib. bout between John Thomas of Browning and Jimmy Knight of the Blackfoot club, awarding Knight the match. Dion Red Gunn, Blackfoot club, took the measure of Jimmie Mills of the Blood club in the 85 Ib. class, and in the battle of the Alvins, Alvin McRae of the David Thompson club took the measure of 100 Ib. Alvin Mills of the Blood club. Saturday afternoon's preliminary results follow: 65 Thompson Jr., Browning, defeated Frank Simpson, Lundbreck 70 Ib. Francis Eaglechild, Blood Reserve, defeated Horton Olds, Browning 70 Stump, Blood Reserve, defeated Lane Lee, Breton 75 Laurer, Breton, defeated Gary Nanonay, Sask. 80 Suitor, Calgary, defeated Dennis Kineguon, Sask. 90 Running Crane, Browning, defeated Chester Kinequon, Sask. 90 Horstead, Breton, defeated Bruce Mahon. Davis Thompson Club 95 O'Bregewitch, Lethbridge, defeated Clayton Hines, Drayton Valley 95 Ing, Calgary, defeated Keith Running Crane, Browning 95 Waters, Drayton Valley, defeated Phil Gambler, Sask. 95 Okachuck, Sask., defeated Murray Whiteford. Blackfoot 100 McRae, David Thompson Club, defeated Norbert Bear Chief, Blackfoot 105 Knight, Blackfoot. defeated Robert Harder, David Thompson Clab 119 Flammond, Browning, defeated Curtis Calf Robe, Blood Res. 132 Kipp, Browning, defeated Barry Black Rabbit, Calgary 139 Sincennes, Lethbridge, defeated Rodney Pahneen, Kicking Horse 147 Smith, Kicking Horse, defeated Dewey Lacombe, Calgary 147 Ib.-Charlie Prongua, Lethbridge, defeated Lome Prairie Chicken. Blood Res. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES new ALBERTA JUNIOR W L Red Deer... 33 15 Calgary 30 20 Edmonton 25 25 The Pass 25 24 Drumheller 18 30 Lethbridge 15 32 T F A Pta 2 261 187 68 0 256 210 60 2 242 228 52 0 196 181 50 3 200 257 39 3 201 293 33 CITY RECREATION HOCKEY STANDINGS W L T F A Pta 44 39 77 24 84 18 85 18 Miners......19 4 1 103 Purity.......11 11 2 71 LCC 14 2 63 Labor....... 7 13 4 56 SCORERS 6 A P Pirn Hodgen, Miners..... 25 15 40 18 Heck Miners........ 13 18 31 4 Oberg Purity........ 13 15 28 44 Pocza LCC......... 12 9 21 40 Richter LCC........ 11 10 21 8 Klinkhammer Labor 10 9 19 28 Veres LCC 9 10 19 8 .Bruchet Labor...... 14 3 17 2 Sloboda Labor...... 6 9 15 31 Michealis LCC...... 9 6 15 10 Boston Montreal Rangers Toronto Buffalo Detroit Islanders Vancouver Phila..... Chicago St. Louis. Atlanta LA....... Minnesota Pittsburgh California. Can't bear to look This was just one of several punches that landed Saturday at the Exhibition Pavilion. The Kainai Gloves staged the amateur fight card that attracted clubs from various parts of the province. Skrabyk sinks Longhorns with three-goal outing Pete Skrabyk scored three goals Sunday to lead Red Deer Rustlers to a 10-6 win over Lethbridge Longhorns in an Alberta Junior Hockey League game. Ron Pimm and Brian Sutler added a pair each for the winners. Singles were tallied by Brian Stephenson, Irwin Owles and Bob Haldane. Bernie Syrenne scored twice for Lethbridge while singles were added by Ken Klinkhammer, Ron Krikke, Randy Joevenazzo and Brad Cox. Red Deer took seven of 10 minor penalties while the teams split six majors for fighting. Red Deer led in shots on goal, 41-24. In Drumheller, Jim Bertram fired four goals to lead the Falcons to an 8-6 victory over the Pass Red Devils. Other scorers for Drumheller were Gary Bendridge, John Hilworth, Ron Rose and Garth Morgan. For the Pass, Wayne Turner and Lyle Murray got two while Dave Krook and Brian Granfield each had one. Lakers earn two victories The Stirling Lakers took over sole possession of first place in the Southwest Conference Soys' Basketball Meanwhile in other conference games staged Friday night, Winston Churchill Bulldogs picked up DVY3 JOBjiHrmillJl League standings by scoring a an easy 874S decision over the __2_ Diiftftiira Rntto Sjiffar Kirt0S pair of victories over the weekend. Friday night the Lakers defeated Vauxhall Vikings 55- 44 white Saturday night they dropped Fort Macleod Flyers 5643. The two victories lifted the Lakers' record to 12 wins and a loss which leaves them slightly ahead of the second place Winston Chnrchili Bulldogs who bold an 11-1 In Friday night's match in Vauxhali, Marty Hirsche came up with a superb 24- point effort to lead his teammates over the Vikings. Scott Perrett chipped in with 10 points while Brace Butts paced toe Vikings with 1! 4 UT> STIOlhf- oaturday nigfit at home leading the Lakers to their win over the Flyers. Picture Bntte Sugar Kings. Kendall Duce was hot for the Bulldogs recording 22 points while teammate Perry Mirkovich added 19. Murray Hughes hooped 17 points and Len Ntiboer 13 for the Kings. David Janzen notched 14 points and carried the Coaldale Gaels to a 48-35 victory over the Taber Trotters. Walt Zeilinski aided with 13 ptrints while Tim Jesperson paced Taber with 10. The Fort Macleod Flyers registered a 66-51 win over the Milk River Comets in the only other league game held Friday night. Blaine Barr whipped in 23 points for the Flyers while Tom Lemeire chipped in with Anthony Miller managed 20 points in a losing cause. Meanwhile the Coaldale Larks picked up their eighth and ninth wins of the 1973-74 Southwest Conference Girls' Basketball League schedule over the weekend. The pair of victories clinched the league pennant title for the Larks who finished the season with an impressive 9-1 record. Friday night the Larks edged the Taber Dawns 30-26 while Salrday night they dumped the Picture Butte Sugar Queens 27-17. Bonny Stanko was the top scorer for the Larks in both games as she hooped 18 points the first evening and 10 the second. Connie Brezowski notched 13 points for the Dawns while Shelly Dickout hooped six points for the Sugar Queens. In another gals' match Friday night, the Picture Butte Sugar Queens scored a bard-fought 43-40 overtime win over the WCHS Griffins. Elaine Charlesworth led Jhe Queens with 13 points while Brenda Lento added 10. Diane Turner hooped 12 points and Gail Blanchard 11 for the Griffins, who lost all hopes of earning a share of the pennant title. Two other gals' games were staged Saturday evening with the Griffins upending Vauxhall Vi-Qoeens 42-34 and Fort Macleod Meteors dumping Taber Dawns 39-31. Turser paced the Griffins' attack Saturday 10 points while Bev Weist notched 10 for Vauxhall. Peg Hester was the top point scorer with 14 in the Meteors win over the Dawns. Giimy Lee added 13 points in the win while Deb Jensen swished eight in a losing cause In junior boys' varsity play Friday night, WCHS defeated Picture Bntte 4641, Coaldale edged Taber 31-30, Fort Macleod slipped past Milk River 45-41 and Stirling toppled Vauxhall 41-28. Stirling dumped Fort Mickod 40-30 is the only other junior varsuy encounter beW Saturday evening. The Pass took six of 11 minor penalties and each team was given a major. The score was 2-2 after the first period and 6-4 for Drumneller after 40 minutes. Drumheller outshot the Devils 35-31. Goaltender Mike McCollam turned in a brilliant performance Saturday night as the Pass Red Devils edged Red Deer Rustlers 3-2 in Blairmore. Marlands take lead The Lethbridge Marlands travelled to Strathmore and .came home with a slim one- goal lead in their provincial pee wee playoff series Friday night. The Marlands skated to a hard-fought 3-2 victory over their hosts which gives them a small edge going into the final game of the two-game total goal series. This final match will be staged at at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre next Saturday. Meanwhile in Friday's playoff opener, the host club jumped to a 1-0 first period lead and tailed again midway through the second period to have the Marlands down 2-0. Wade O'Sullivan put the locals back into the game at the mark of the second period and then watched teammate Steve Tsujiura come alive in She third. Tsujiura rifled in the equalizer at toe 10: IS mark of the final period and then tallied the winners some seven minutes later. Brian McKinnon and Trevor Kunkel replied for the losers. Meanwhile the Lethbridge Colts jumped to a commanding lead in their two- game total-goal series against the Brooks Elks in Little Spud League semi-final action Friday night The locals came up with three unanswered goals in the opening period to drop their hosts Ml. Jerry Bond, Tom Block, Keith Miyasniro, Duane Lindrom and Dennis Ludwig tallied the Colts who picked jp seven of ..linor penalties. National W L T F 40 9 6 249 33 15 7 201 28 16 12 211 26 19 11 203 25 25 6 180 19 29 8 183 14 27 14 130 15 32 9 156 WMt Division 34 12 9 192 29 11 15 189 22 26 8 154 21 26 10 144 21 27 8 153 18 26 13 173 17 33 5 159 11 40 7 151 A Pta 148 86 151 73 171 68 163 63 186 56 232 46 178 42 216 39 117 77 110 73 154 52 168 52 176 50 199 49 203 39 256 29 SCORING LEADERS G A Ptt Esposito, B............47 56 103 Orr B 23 64 87 Hodge, B .............39 37 76 Martin, Buf............38 30 68 Sittler, T............... 29 32. 61 Hextall. Win..........: 15 46 61 Cournoyer, M 33 27 60 Clarke, Pha........... 26 34 60 Bucyk, B..............22 37 59 Ullman, T............. 18 41 59 Park, R 18 41 59 WORLD EMI Division W L T F A 32 24 2 214 197 66 30 27 4 238 214 64 29 27 3 215 203 61 27 25 5 179 186 59 25 26 3 179 188 53 25 32 2 183 218 52 N. England Toronto Quebec Cleveland Chicago N.J. Houston Minnesota Winnipeg Edmonton Vancouver. McCollam made 39 saves as his club was outshot 41-27 and was especially sharp in the first period when the Pass opened a 2-1 lead. Red Deer scored the only second-period goal. Lyle Murray, Stan Alstad and Brent McCracken handled scoring for the winners. Terry Witchen and Irv Bowles retaliated. The Pass served seven of 12 penalties, including two majors each and a misconduct to the Red Devils. Brock Kaluznick and Dean Magee scored in the third period Saturday night to spark Canucks to a 3-2 victory over Edmonton Mets. Kaluznick broke a 1-1 tie created on second-period goals by Mike Mclvor of the Canucks and Vince Magnan of the Mets. Craig Topolinsky connected late in the game to complete Edmonton's scoring. The Canucks served eight minors and a misconduct while Edmonton drew five minors. Edmonton outshot Calgary 35-34. 4U Canucks scored twice in the third period to lock-up a 7-4 win Sunday night over Edmonton Mets. The Canucks held a narrow 54 lead going onto the ice for the final period against the Mets. The Canucks were led by two-goal performances from Mike Mclvor and Mendel Vysoklib. Singles were added by Dean MaGee, Mike Haworth and Dave Scott. Edmonton's scoring attack was led by Rick Zaparniuk with a pair and singles by Bob Lindberg and Paul Messier. Edmonton outshot Calgary 37-33. Calgary took seven of 13 minor penalties and a misconduct. The teams split a pair of majors. Lyon advances BANFF, AHa.