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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TMMtay, February It, LBTHiRIDOE HERALD-11 Bowling banter At Holiday Bowl, Roy Cunningham stole the spotlight as the men's bowler of the week with a standout performance in Commercial Men's he reeled off a 951 triple with games of 267, a big 378 and 306 which sent him 213 pins over his highly respectable 246 average it was his top effort of year. Betty Shaw got the nod as women's bowler of the week by bowling 237 pins over her 156 average in Automatic Electric... she rolled and 299 for a 705 triple There were some other fine outings in Commercial Men's with John Rempel main- taining his 266 average with a 323 and an 841 triple with Jack Tremblay posting 342 and 822 and Bill Braun 336. Darrell Block led the men in Automatic Electric with a 298 and in Dairy Queen Bodil Johanssen was 203 pins over her average as she clicked for a 311 Audrey Scott had a 311 and Pat Plomp'295. Tops in Bendix for the week were Don Bessie 316, Ed Stanko 307 and Betty Royle 303 with Betty Dawson's 296 the best in Simpsons-Sears A 274 by Elias Sawilla led Alcon and Pat Plomp's 288 and a 278 by Minnie Kaskiw led Holiday Village Lorraine Szentes led Alberta Agriculture with 276 and in Senior Citizens Matt Bernhart hit for 292 and a 728 triple, Nick Bianchi 291 and Mary Ward 259 A pair of 281's by Frank Bernhart and Helen Myndio paced play in CJOC while in CPR George Matchett headed the list with 315 Bob Anderson and Elaine Sinclair added 283 each. Neeld just one of the boys, he has to earn his position Curling Hall of Fame adds 51 Canadian names In CHEC Terry Prusak took over the high single for the' gals with a 329 and Donna Heighway was 193 pins over her 161 average Ernie Frache's 301 led the men In Classic Triples Reg Arnold found the range for a 354, Norm Tolley adding 329, Jack Smeed 321, Abe Enns 321 and Kent Leishman 309 The women were led by Dfanne Violini with 300, Dot Anderson posting a 299 and Karlyn Spitzer 298 Civil Service was paced by Abe Enns with a -276 and Guila Bunnage 268... Steve Pedersen also starred in Classic Triples with 307 and a four-game total of At Capri Bowl, the star of last week's play was Dianne Violini, whom many consider the best woman's bowler in Alberta... she gave the pins a lot of punishment by turning in a 958 triple in Green's Shoes she opened with a 196 and then turned on the steam with a rousing 418 and a 344 which earned her bowler of the week laurels YBC star Ron Gretzinger took the men's crown with an excellent effort in Gordies, hitting for 390, 294 and 260 for a 944 triple... and Lethbridge YBC bowlers cleaned up in the south zone finals by taking 31 of the 36 positions... Capri won all the team events except the junior girls, which went to Medicine Hat... in the singles events, two Capri bowlers, Lori Chaki and Merylen Bunnage, won out with 592 and 658 totals respectively, and in the jun- ior competition two other Capri trundlers, Pat Hamilton and Harvie Pocza, emerged with the spoils with 610 and 661 respectively... the senior titles went to Lethbridge Bowladrome performers, Lorraine Smith with 599 and Murray Vickers with a standout pinfall of 843. In league play for the men, Morgan Sparks with 361 and 809 and Bill Hamilton with 304 and 780 led Knights of Columbus while Bunny Maloney's 316 and a 289 by Eric Graham paced Monday Senior Citizens In Gordies Ron Gretzinger's 390 and 944 stole the spotlight with Abe Enns rolling 305, Kim Kovacs an 833 triple and Ken Malcomson 781 Darrell Lagler burned up LCC with 373 and 860 while in Green's Shoes Cec Beaudry had 329 and 800, In women's league action Gladys McGinnis led the Pioneer League with a 292, and high in Senior Citzens were Ruby Oseen with 270 and 744 and Maggie Oliver 286 and 725 Kaye Bathgate's 304 paced Knights of Columbus and a 286 by Marilyn Beaton topped Tuesday Coffee In Wilson's Junior Shop Eloise Ives had a 730 triple, Shirley Petrak 290 while Jeanette Smeed's 303 and 787 and a 291 by Marg Smith led Speedys.. In Capri Morning Coffee the leaders were Adeline Klause Bert Mezei 326 and 801, John Rempel, who cointinues to shine, 354 and 890, Bruno Baceda 333 and 768, Lew Mills 305 and 757, John LaRocque 304 and 771, Steve Pedersen 313 and Tom Hackman 308 Leaders in JCCA were Ken Kamitomo 362 and 914, Jim Riga 320, Ryo Nagata 781 and Tak Katakami 764 Ken Malcomson uncorked a 349 and 888 in Henry Homes and in Young Adults it was Tom Miklos with 331 and Barry Niedermier an 810 triple. with 297 and 724, Shirley Hertlein 311 and Eldfrieda Wiens 295 High in Martinizing were Bonnie Stimatz 291 and Arlene Niemi 296 with a 295 by Ann Reed pacing NuMode Homes Dianne Violini's great effort led Green's with Cherye Obermeyer adding a 341 and 715, Jean Passey 780 and Dena Smith 783 Dorothy Anderson's 733 triple paced Sundquist Construction, Nisb Chaki had 291 and 730 in JCCA with Chris Guenther leading Dougs with 325. TORONTO The Canadian Curling Hall of Fame has added 51 names to its membership roll, D. W. (Bill) Currie, president of the Canadian Curling Association, announced Monday. Leading the list is a group of five curlers who each played on three Canadian championship rinks Bernie Sparkes, Fred Storey, Grant Watson, Howard Wood Sr. and Don Duguid. Sparkes and Storey >were members of Ron Northcott's Calgary foursome which won the Canadian and world titles in 1966, 1968 and 1969. Watson of Winnipeg played third for his brother, Ken, who was the first skip to win the national, men's title three times. The Watsons won in 1936, 1942 and 1949. Wood and Duguid, both of Winnipeg, both played on national championship nnks before going on to skip their own rinks to two victories. Wood won in 1930, 1932 and 1940 and Duguid in 1965, 1970 and 1971. Duguid also was world champ in 1970-71. Rod Hunter, Jim Pettapiece and Brian Wood of Winnipeg, members of Duguid's 1970-71 titlists, were named to the Hall of Fame as two-time Canadian and world champions. Gordon M. Hudson of Winnipeg was selected as the first two-time national champion skip, having won in 1928 and 1929. He is also a past president of the Manitoba and Dominion Curling Association which later became the Canadian Curling Association. Garnet Campbell of Avonlea, Sask., who has made a record 10 appearances at the Canadian championships, heads a group of nine perennial championship contestants. Others on the list, including the number of times they have qualified for the national Retains crown CORNWALLIS, N.S. (CP) A Cold Lake, Alta., rink skipped by Otto Krepps retained its Canadian Forces curling championship during the weekend after posting an 8-1 record. Ten rinks competed in the championship tournament at Canadian Forces Base Cornwallis. __ CFB Greenwood and CFB Borden finished in a tie for second with six wins and three losses each. final: Glen Campbell, Garnet's brother, six; Doug Cameron, Charlottetown, seven-, George and Bobby DUlon, Charlottetown, seven; Bob Pickering, Milestone, Sask., six; Perry Hall, Kitchener, Ont., six; Reg and Roy Stone, Trail, B.C., six. Bobby Dillon will be making his seventh appearance hi the Canadian final as skip of the P.E.I, rink at London, Ont., March 4-9. TORONTO (CP) Greg Neeld lost an eye while playing hockey for Toronto Marlboros and he's now got to work to make sure he doesn't lose his place on the club. Neeld, an 18-year-old defeceman, returned to the 1 club Sunday after having his left eye removed and played left wing in a 4-2 loss tc Hamilton Red Wings Coach George Armstrong said when asked whether Neeld will continue to play on the wing: "He's like everyone else. He's got to make the team yet." Neeld lost his left eye after being hit with a stick in an Ontario Hockey Association junior A game last Dec. 7 in Kitchener. He played Sunday with a transparent mask covering his face. In the first period of the Hamilton game he assessed a hooking penalty and said the Hamilton players treated him as he had expected. TREATMENT 'ORDINARY5 "It was ordinary he said after the game. "Some of them ran at me and I ran at some of them. One guy told me to keep my stick down or he'd wrap his around my neck, but those were the only words I heard." He said it was hard playing forward for the first time, "but I felt good and thought I skated and passed well." played pretty well for the first time said Armstrong. "He started slowly but got better as he gained confidence. He had some good scoring chances." Neeld played only one shift in the first period, but was on regularly after that. He had three good shots on goal in the second period and hit the crossbar with another. He tired in the third period. "I conked out in the third he said, "but I expected to be tired by that time." Neeld skated alone in Vancouver after he had the eye removed and started working out with the Marlies two weeks ago. The club obtained medical and legal documents exonerating them from any responsibility for injuries while Neeld is playing for them. An OHA Aofficial examined Neeld's unbreakable mask before the game and gave approval for its use. No player other than a goalie may wear a mask unless a medical certificate is issued saying it is protecting an injury. "It certainly was a proud moment for me when he stepped on the said Neeld's mother, Jean, who flew in from Vancouver to .watch the game. "I know what he has gone through the last two months and how much he wanted to play. "I was a little disappointed he played left wing instead of defence." Armstrong said he played Neeld on the forward line because "that may be where he will play." "And I wanted to relieve some of the pressure on him. On defence, if someone got by him there was only the goalie left. 'Horns host Canucks Lethbridge Longhorns have but three home games remaining in the 1973-74 Alberta Junior Hockey League schedule and one of them is tonight. Longhorns, who could still escape the league cellar with a closing surge, will play host to Calgary.Canucks at Henderson Ice Centre at eight o'clock. The locals played just once on the weekend and suffered a 10-6 setback at the hands of the league-leading Red Deer Rustlers Sunday at Henderson. Next home action for the Longhorns will be next Tuesday when they play host to Drumheller Falcons. The 'Horns play this weekend. Saturday night they are in Red Deer and Sunday they are the guests of the Falcons. Two franchises already switched Reds9 owner has his say CINCINNATI (AP) Cincinnati Reds president Bob Howsam says Atlanta Braves may have acted prematurely in announcing they will not start Henry Aaron in a season- opening series here. "I think it's rather early to make a decision on a starting lineup because of potential injuries and so Howsam said. CHICAGO (AP) The World Football League hasn't played a game, but already two of its franchises have been shifted. At a meeting of the board of governors Monday, league president Gary Davidson said the Memphis franchise is being switched to Houston and the Boston franchise to New York. Davidson said the WFL hopes to announce details of a television contract today. The league will play its games Wednesday nights with one game each Thursday which will be televised. He said the league will play a 20-week schedule starting July 10, with a four-team playoff and a Nov. 29 championship game. The Boston franchise, origi- nally owned by Herbert Bald- win, will be operated in New York by Baldwin and Bob Schmertz. SchmerU relin- quished his New York fran- chise, which was provisionally moved to Boston but may go eventually to Portland, Ore., Mexico City, Salt Lake City or New Orleans. The league will open with 12 clubs, in eastern central and western divisions. The three champions and the best secondplace team will compete in the playoffs. Makeup of each division has yet to be determined. Other teams include Toronto, Bir- mingham, Ala., Chicago, De- troit, Florida, Philadelphia, Southern California and Washington- Baltimore. A decision is expected March 1 on the location of a Florida franchise. Baldwin and Schmertz are reported to have engineered a two-year contract to play the New York entry at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, N.J. Memphis owner Steve Arnold, in shifting to Houston, said his club could have access to the Astrodome or Rice Stadium. .Plans for the Houston oper- ation will be announced in that city next week, Arnold said. Davidson said the WFL will conduct a draft of National Football League players in New York March 18-19. Winter is the best time of year for interior home improvement projects Rec add a feature wall in your living room you name it And now to make your home improvement project a little more economical, here s a few timely specials from your Beaver Store, where you'll find everythmg you need to make it on your own. including ideas. SHELVING K-3 12" X 16" X K-3.ea. primed FRAMING LUMBER We'll know more after meetings World Football scaring CFL PLAIN WHITE CEILING TILES The convenient to finish ceiling. Tongue and groove construction for tight, concealed joints, ir X 2X4 No. 1 Spruce Const Ea..................... LOOMEXNMD-7 CSA APPROVED HOUSEHOLD WIRE FEATURE WALL PANELS 32" X 96" PraflnMwd Oak, Walnut, Arti TORONTO (CP) The an- nual four-day meeting of the Canadian Football League opens today with almost every item of business influenced by the potential effect of com- petition from the new World Football League. Items of business include possible expansion into London, Ont., a bid for the Grey Cup fame to be played on the Prairies for the first time, and a Canadian college draft in which Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Eastern Football Conference nave four of the first 11 picks. Also to be discussed is a pro- posed change in rosters to 17 Canadians and 15 imparts, in- cluding the designated import There will be no official news releases on discussions at the opening session, beginning at a.m. Gor- don Walker, CFL publicity director, said Monday that any decisions made by the general managers of the nine CFL teams will first have to be referred to the league's executive committee, which does not meet until Thursday. HAVE FOUR PICKS The Ticats, last in the East- ern Conference in 1973 after winning the Grey Cup in 1972, automatically had second and llth picks in the collefe draft, and obtained the first and 10th selections as a result of deals with Winnipeg Blue Bombers, last in the Western Football Conference last year. "We got Winnipeg's first choice on the trade for defen- sive half Peter Bobbins and second selection when we dealt Mark Kosmos to sad Ralph Sario, Hamilton general manager. "Ottawa owned the 10th pick previously." The competition for players posed by UK WFL may hurt George Harris, a London, Ont, developer, who put op a bond at last year's CFL meeting in a bid for a league franchise. With the WFL franchise in Toronto, the Northmen, headed by Leo CahiU, the competition for players is expected to be tough enough without the entry of another southern Ontario team. As it is, the CFL could lose some of its top players. There is a chance that the 1975 Grey Cup game willbe awarded to Calgary in 1975, when the Prairie city celebrates its centennial. The CFL final never has been 'staged in any Western city except Vancouver. Ottawa also is bidding for 1975, with the 1974 final set for Van- couver. The general managers meet all day today and Wednesday morning. The EFC and WFC hold separate sessions Wednesday afternoon, and all delegates meet Thursday and again until noon Friday. 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