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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Fabruary 51, 197J THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Still in fourth Sugar Kings beaten 4-1 in two outings By LLOYD YMUAGISIIl Herald Sporls Writer "If you don't shoot you can't score." That' obviously applied to Lhc Lcthbridgc Sugar Kings as they took it on the chin twice in Al- berta Junior Hockey League ac- tion at Henderson Ice Centre over the weekend. Saturday night the h o m e- standing Sugar Kings suffered a 4-1 loss to the Edmonton Mov- ers while Sunday afternoon they dropped another 4-1 decision to the Edmonton Maple Leafs. The two weekend tosses led the Sugar Kings deadlocked in fourth place with the Maple Leafs in team standings, both having mustered up 39 points in 44 games. Meanwhile, Ihe Drumheller Falcons suffered a 7-3 setback to Uie Edmonton Movers Sun- day and eliminated themselves out of a playoff spot. The Falcons arc 13 points back of the Kings and Leafs and could only earn 12 pouils in their six remaining gomes. In Sunday's contest before some 600 fans, the Sugar Kings had B countless number o! op- portunities to put the puck into the net, but either missed or failed to shoot. Luck wasn't on their side either as they banged a cross- bar and at least three goal- posts during Ihe three periods of play. Edmonton's Randy Smith opened the scoring at the Centennials add to lead By THE CANADIAN PRESS Calgary Centennials won their WA game of the season, Sun- day, defeating Saskatoon Blades 5-1 in Western Canada Hockey League play. The win marked kins day. horn win. A HUG FROM THE WINKER Homero Blancos, Houslon, Tex., hugs tanny Wad- afler defeating him in a sudden death playoff for the Phoenix Open title Sun- Blancas fired a birdie four on the first playoff hole to defeat Wadkins and take e the first prize. The winner's caddie wails lo shake hands after the (AP Wirepholo) Experts shaking heads B YMFF, Alia. (CP) Mem- bers of the foreign p-css reneg- ing on World Cap skiing ended Saturday left Mount Nor- quay shaking tlicir heads in wonder as Icp-rankcd Austrian skiers got nowhere in men's competition while Ilia French were all but wiped out. In women's competition, how- ever, it was a different story as look the giant slalom and French women Llic slalom. Li tV.3 men's gicint N o r v; c f! i a n Erik- heavy equipment operator when he's not his way down the slope, more than i a full second ahead of second- i place Sepp Heckelmiller of West Germany. Ilaaker's combined time for (wo runs was two minules 40.95 seconds while lleckelmiller's was Third was Helmut of Ilaly in Brent Monliolh and Tony Schimmel tsllied two goals each and gave the Sabres a 7-2 romping over the Fuicans ii Pee play over the weck- cr.d. .Jim Miller, Gordon Pelrunuk and Brian Kancwiseher chipped in willi a apiece while Kevin Hr.mrlnn slrppnd in two in a losing cause. The ToUm.s from a 1-0 first prricd deficit to drop the Ti.cors n-1. Dale. Kaniinski. Dennis Tay- lor and Greg scored for Ihe Totems while Bob Od- ncy replied for (lie Walt Dyck. Brent Ifimiilton, Waller Monlina Craig Robinson rr.mmccl in n goal ench rud led the Blades to a 4-1 win over Senls. Durryl Ferpn.scn scjred Ihc lone pal. In "B" action Bolt scrrcd a sm.-nd period mr.i'n.T lli'1 n Fiim 1-0 vir: :ry over Ilic la.-. ;s. Tab.'yrni no'n'-iicd luo anil h a 42 (ji.'v 11. .-'YCj-'.h Tony v liilc D. D. liirn nrn- 't.i :i I fjr n-ii.....< Iv.o im- aiisv.vrai in p'.T- a lie. vitlt Ihe PriiH'e Then Dc- Cninl tallied for Ihe Kan.qcrs 1 while Ken Serbu and Doug Bcrger scored for the Bruins. Tim Troman came up with a tbreo goal performance and paeed ihe Falcons lo a 6-3 vic- tory over the Flyers in Pee Wee action Friday night. David Popovllch chipped in wilh a Iwo goal effort while Terry Hamilton added a single. Jeff Richards, Bob Hoffman and Jolm Husch replied for the Flyers. In another Pee Wee division encounter, Brian Kaneuischer scored two goals and gave Ihe Satires a 4-2 win over the Pen- guins. Brent Montieth and Tony Schimmel aided witli solo mar- kers while Kr.rey Ronspirs anrl Jeff Moroz mr.naged singletons in a losing cause. Dorev traded TORONTO (CP) Toronto Mrn'.e announced .Sunday (hat (U-fcnce- Jim Dorey lo Xew York Rangers for forward Pierre Jerry. Both players lo join (heir new N a i i o n p. I Hockey S'.nid.-y night. a rr.'.ive of Oil., in his fourth severed a of 7G pomls, including 2] in his ihre? complete and was Hie leading scorer among Toronto defence- men in Ihe currenl campaign with iwinLs. It was Poland's turn for an Ihe men's elabiu. An- Ecchlcda, an architsclure student from Cracovie, posted a first-place aggregate of Jcan-S'oel Augert of France was second in and Gustavo Thoeni of Italy third in Annemaric Proell, the Intcr- Ski Federation's 1972 world champion because of her Winter Olympics performance at Sapporo on top of ot'.icr ex- cellent showings, led the Austrian of the v.'omcn's giant slalom. Her time for (lie one-run event was 1.07.42 while loam- mates Wiltrud Drexel and Mon- ika Kaserer were second and third in and The women's slalom was a mess. Only 14 of Ihe 42 starters survived the first of two because the course made a sl-.arp dip onto an icy patch just where the women had to turn for one gate. Brill Lafforguc of France won wilh limes of 43.CO and 44.23 for Bar- bara Ami Cochran o[ the United Elates was second in and Florence Stcurcr of France third in 1-23.17. Miss Klcurer won Ihe women's combined title because she placed fourth in the giant slalom. The men's combined title wenl to Augert uiio was Mill in lh? giant slalom and second in sla'om. TOP CANADIAN Top Canadian in women's Fiaudingfi was 14- ycnr-o'd Kreincr of Tim- mii'S, Ont., h place There were no in the offi- cial list (if combined honors. ML's Krcincr V.TIS lop Cana- dian in the v.-amcn's sl.ilom wilh an finish and her 17- year-old sister Laurie Icp'an. with a Fixlli-place Ij'in, pi a-'i s'.-l-m. of B -owiis- burp, v.-3 in Ilia men's slalom, finish- ing 20lh. while Goodman of Poinlc Claire, Que., was best Canadian in the slalom Milli a finish. Wadkins just misses PHOENI.X Ariz, (AP) "That's two in a row, but I'll get there rookie Lanny Wadkins vowed. Wadkins lost sudden-death playoff to Homero Blancas for the title in the Phoenix open golf tournament Sunday, finishing second for the second time in as many "weeks. The 22-year-old former United States amateur champion from Wake Forest spun out a 20-foot birdie putt that would have won it on the 72nd hole, then bowed to Blancas' birdie four on the first extra hole. The was worth to Blancas, a 33-year-old from Houslon who scored his fourth tour victory1. Wadkins pulled down for second. Blancas, who missed a four- foot birdie putt that would have nailed it down on the final hole, had a last-round 09, two-under- par on the Phoenix Country Club course. Wadkins, playing in only his 12th profes- sional event, closed with a spar- kling 66 and caught Blancas at the end of the regulation 72 holes at 273. Mcrty Fleckman came out of the pack to take third with a 68 and 274 as Tony Jacklin of Eng- land and outsider Paul Moran saDl themselves out of conten- tion late in the round. the first time Calgary defeated the Blades this season, losing both previous starts 2-1 in Janu- ary, In other action Sunday, Winni- peg Jets downed Flin Flon Bombers 8-3, Swift Current Broncos defeated Brandon Wheat Kings 4-1, Edmonton Oil Kings beat the Vancouver Nats 6-4 and New Westminster Bruins trounced Victoria Cou- gars 8-1. Saturday, the Blades .edged the Cougars 6-4 while Medicine Hat Tigers won 7-2 over the Oil Kings. Calgary had ttie Blades lied 1-1 at ttie end of the first period but forged out a 3-1 lead for the final 20 minutes. SCORES ON DEFLECTION Bob Nystrom broke the lie on a deflection from Jim McMastcr midway through the second pe- riod and then counted again in Ihe final period to spark the Calgary attack. Former Blade Doug Horbal, rookie Jerry Hol- land and John Sinkpiel rounded out the Calgary scoring while Lawrence SacJiaruk got the only Blade marker. Lome Henning, Grant Wil liams and Alex Kogler each scored a pair of goals in the Bruin win. At Edmonton, Don Kozak, Marcel Comeau and Fred Com- rie scored in the first period for the Oil Kings and then Kozak struck for his second of the night in the second period. Terry Smith and former Nat Brian Ogilvie got 'fa other Oiler goals. Vancouver replied with a pair of markers from Bill Ennos and single goals from Dale Con- stanzo and John Dzus. TEAMS TIGHT Saturday, Lanny McDonald led the Tigers with two goals while Stan Weir, Ed Johnstone, Jeff Ablelt, Derek Kunlz and Tom Lysiak added one each as Medicine Hat and Edmonton battled on the ice. The fight started in the sec- ond period when Johnstone broke his stick over the head or Edmonton's Phil Russell. Rus- sell retaliated in the next period by starting a fight with John- stone. Later in the third period, Russell left the penalty box dur- ing a fight between Oil Kings' Keith Mackie and Tigers' Boyd Anderson. Tigers' 220-pound defeneeman Jim McCrimmon then took Mackie out of the fray and Bob Gassoff left the Tiger bench to tangle with Russell. Edmonton's total offence came in the third period when Tom Bladon scored a power- Elks blank Medicine Hat LEllibridge Midget Elks turn- ed in one of their finest per- formances of the season over the weekend as they opemed Iheir southern Alberta Midget hockey playoffs. The Elks met Medicine Hat play goal and Brian Ogilvie in Ihe southern Midget "A" added the other. opener of a two-game, total- point series and blaslcd the Gas City 10-0 as Tim Danforth picked irp the shutout. The next game in the series is set fc- Ifer-'erscn Ice Ccr.lre this Sunday at two o'clock. Reg Osmond, Joe Meli, Terry Roberts nnd Brian Cave each ferrf S45.000 Friday. The scored twice for the Elks. Sin-1 pitcher lold him: "I'll take eles went, to Brad Cox, and I for my pitching. But I Mvles Fox. I want more for hitting." HUNTER GETS OWN WAY OAKLAND (AP) Jim (Cat- fish) Hunter has signed a fSO.OOO contract wilh Oakland Athletics afler winning a pouil i'l negotiations wiUi owner Charles 0. Finley. Hunger said that Finley of- Third tillr for An.ssic tennis star Mining new, emerges victorious SNOWPLOW The snowplow Is not much Jiarder than ilriight running. .The ikii ire pljced In a "V" position, on the inside edges to Jjveake your sliding action.'The tipper body position is the same is in straight running. The knees and ankles should be relaxed, but firmly holding the skis on their inside edges. By pushing down -and forward with jour ankles' and knees you will be able to apply braking pressure on the skis. Btgin elowly In this "V" position wilh a constant braking action all the way down the slope. Once you have mastered this, try to control your speed by applying even pressure on the inside edges. One final word on the snowplow it is only an aid to help you in 'the initial stage. Don't become a perfectionist with the snowplow..As soon as you can control your speed, it ii time to try a fen turns. Kodiaks bounce Cougars twice The Lethbridge Community College Kodiaks came home from Calgary with two eihibi- LCC team swamps opponents The Lethbridge Community College badminton learn chalk- ed up two more impressive wins over the weekend in inter- college competition. In Calgary, the locals met with Mount Royal Junior Col- lege and Southern Alberta In- stitute of Technology. Against Mount Royal the LCC earned 10 of a possible 12 points while earning 10 of a possible 14 from SATT. In gals singles Monica Lemieszewski, Debbie Bare- ham and Debbie Lucas were unbeaten in both competitions while in women's doubles Lucas and Bareham went un- defeated. Lemieszweski and John Walker and Bareham. and Rob- ert Laing chalked up un- blemished records in mixed doubles. In men's doubles Laing and Rick Furukawa won all their matches. Only in men's singles did the iocals' efforts hit a snag. They lost to Mount Royal in the sin- gles and split with SATT. Dave Camell and Furukawa won their games while Terry [jink and John Jansen were beaten. The locals now await the winner of the Alberta title in Grande Prairie and will then challenge the winner for the right lo advance to the four west championships. The win- ner will represent Alberta against teams from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and B.C. tion basketball victories over the Mount Royal Cougars on the weekend. FrJjay night the Kodiaks dropped the Cougars 79-68 while Saturday they notched their second straight win over the Cougars 77-71. In Saturday's match, the Ko- diaks trailed 39-31 at half-time, but battled back to earn the de- cision. The Kodiaks used a man-to- man defence for the first half of play, but came out with a press in the second to upset the Cougar's potent offence. Another key factor in the vic- tory was the Kodiaks' accuracy on the free throw line. Alec Dudas, who paced the Kodiaks with a 20-point perfor- mance, was held to two points in the first half, but racked up 18 in the second. Dudas hit six free throw shots in the second half. Rick Neilson also helped the Kodiaks in achieveing their 6B per cent free throw average hooping five for five. Other top scorers for the Ko- diaks were Gary Williams with 17 points and Curt Wolsey with 12. In the rebound department Williams picked off 20 loose balls while NeUson nabbed 13 and Wolsey 12. The Kodiaks will see action this coming weekend when they host Concordia College of Portland, Oregon twice. FOHD TO FIGHT LONDON (Renter) Ken Buchanan, B r i t a i n 's World Boxing Association lightweight champion, will meet Canadian champion Al Ford in a 10-round non-title fight in London March S8, promoter Harry Levenc said today. Ford, 23, who is based in the United States, has an impres- sive has lost only one fight in 40 mark of Ihe first period when he stole the puck from Randy Andreachuk while his team was short-handed. Les Drewicki made it 2-0 for the Leafs a minulc later on n goal-mouth scramble giving the visitors the lead going into the second period. Dave George put the Kings on the Scoreboard notching a power-play goa] early m the second frame, but watched Craig Styles finish off the scor- ing with two straight markers. Bill Oleschuk faced 23 shots in the Edmonton nets while Warner Crawford handled 30 in the Kings' net. Oleschuk earned the second star award for his efforts while Styles and Wayne Morin nabbed the first and Ihird all- star swards respectively. NINE PENALTIES The Maple Leafs also picked up nine of 14 minor penalties called along with a misconduct, a game misconduct and one of two majors. Meanwhile Saturday night, Edmonton Movers, led by the two-goal performance of Ken LaLeacheur, defeated the Sugar Kings. The teams tied 1-1 in the firs' period but Ihe Movers went into the final 20 minutes of play with a 2-1 edrje. Laurel Geunettc and Pete Skrabj-k also scpred for Ed- monton. Dave George got the lone Lethbridge marker, The teams split 18 penalties, including four majors and Ed- monton picked up a miscon- duct. Bay McLeod stopped 24 shots on the Edmonton nets, while Phil Wandler turned aside 23 for Lethbridge. In Drumheller, L a u r a n t Guenetle scored three goals to lead Edmonton Movers to i 7-3 win over the Falcons Sunday. Tha Movers took a 5-1 lead in the first period and added a goal in the second lo lead 6-1 after 40 minutes. Blair Burgess, Terry Ewasl- uk, Steve McKnight and Gord Pickering also scored for Ed- monton. Gary Eembridge got ?wo for Drumhdler and Grant Pushie got the other. SCORE TimEE In Calgary three third-period goals gave Calgary Mount Roy- al College Cougars a 5-3 vic- tory over Edmonton Maple Leafs Saturday night. Cliff Hendrickson, with the tying and winning goals early in the third period, led the Cougar scorers. Tom Ball, Rick Alexander and John Young got the others. Craig Styles, Les Drewicki and Neil Noble scored for the Maple Leafs. The Calgary Canucks scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat Red Deer Rustlers 3-2 Sunday. The win enabled the Canucks to keep alive their slim hopes finishing second in the league. The Canucks trail the Rustlers by six points and have four games remaining. __, MOVERS 4 SUGAR KINGS 1 First period I. Lelhbrldge, Georcff [McMaslers, Chalmers) a. Ed- lonton. Ken LflLeacheur (Bell, Pick. Nat- trass. second period 3. Edmonton. La- Leacheur (Barros) Barros (minor, severyn (mB- Severyn (minor, major) Bell Mann Picker. Ing, Andreachuk, Geunelte, Georeje. Third period 4. Edmonton, Gcun- elle, (Barros) 5. Edmonton, Skrabyk Penalties Nartrass, Wilson, Tarnow, Mann, Wandler- MAPLE LEAFS SUGAR KINGS 1 First period 1. Edmonton, Smith (unassisted) 2. Edmonton Dre- (Noble) Penalties Shin- ske, Oleschyk, Lv-'eng, Sfyles, Rhine (minor, misconduct, game miscon- Second period 3, Lethbrldqe, George (Dodd, McCrea] 4. Ed- icnton, Slyles (Stewart, Carr) Edmonton. Styles (Smith, Oleschuk) 115. Penalties Birmingham, Mac- Price, Stewart, Smith. Third ccricd No scoring. Periol- les Wilson, Zelirskl (double ttilnor) ihlnske (double Birmingham Imalor) Andreachuk TORONTO (CP) Wicked fironniKtrokes ;nltl n consistent first serve Itod In polish of[ Ken RvKuv.ill 6-1, Ii I niul the ;ill-Aus- h'.'ili.'tn .'.ingles nf lite Mll.lltni Torolllo ill- Irnins tniininmrnl. hillim; nickels from Hie ;inrl Ins sNils 'r'lher fi'fl in (in- dl' pl'iT'ieul rrllli'MS liv up easy vol- I'- I "I. ,'i lot close lo Ihe line I eonldii'f K lioldtnri j his forefingers inches apart. "III T wasn't moving In Mint direc- tion, I jusl. wasn't going lo Ret lo it." R o s e w a 11 's serving game seemed almost incffrcliinl ns lid lost liis luia1 in Ihr firs! ;mcl oner in Ihp srt. UIVIT missed HIITO points in Ihp firsl Riiinc of the second srl on nil's servo. I.liver said: "1 don'l likr lip- pinj! tlic ball hack mid wailing for him lo malic (.he error 1 al- ways h.ivo to hit nut aR.ninsI Kenny, I've not In try lo break his serve every lime and make him work harder on his own serve." Tho victory was tho third loiirnnincnt win in three weeks for Hie Laver, a record for Hie World Champion- ship Tennis circuit. sin.nun H also earned him lo honsl his lour earnings over Ihc n r k. Kosuwnll, who lost lo Lavor in a finnl for Ihe seennd week in a row, e.'irnerl another Laver won more Ihan last year. Ray lluffols of Australia anrl Frnm'e'.s Hob a r m i c h a e 1 spoiled what could have been a pcrfecl day for Lnvor when lliey ujiH'f him anil count mnmi Hoy KimTsnn in Ihc doubles final G- 4, 4-6, G-l. The sixth-seeded winners won each while the top-seeded losers picked up apiece. Layer failed to hold service in Ihe sixth and 10th games of the deciding set. Tom Okkcr of the Netherlands held service all Ihe way while hrcakinp. Charlie Tasarell once in each set in winning a plnynl for third place 6-4, 7-5. Okkcr won nnd Pasnrcll, of Puerto Rico, The speedy Okkcr provided Laver wilh his closest brush with elimination in Salurday's semi-final play as he look Ihe only sel of Lhc tournament from Ihc Australian in losing 2-6, 6-2, 7-6. Roscwall returned service much heller Saturday than he did in (he finnl as he heal Pasa- rell in .straight scls, 6-i. Emerson and Layer reached the doubles finals by beating firih-soedod Arthur Ashe of Richmond, Vn., and Bob Lulz of Tihuron, Calif, .1-6, 6-2, H while Or.rmichnel and Ruffcls eliminated unseeded Tnsarcll and Frank l-Yochling of Fort Lnuderdalc, Fin., 7-6, 7-5. The c i R h I -d n y tournament drew fnns, Including a near-capacity for Ihc final. Gale receipts totalled FREE TRIP TO WEST CASTLE (Return Bus Fare and Tow Ticket) With the purchase of or over SAVE UP TO ON ALL 30% JV EQUIPMENT SKI SCEN DIETER GERNGROSS, Manager College Shopping Mall Phone 327-0553 ;