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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THI liTHWIDGI HEUALD Monday, 52. Eastern teams refuse to play Memorial Cup unlikely MEDAL WINNERS Referee checks to see if Tim Wenzel, (wearing lelmet) of Ontario has pinned Allen Mcluskie of Quebec during the wrestling finals at the Canada Winter Games Sunday. Wenzel won thfl Winter Games end at Saskatoon gold medal and Mcluskie the Bronze. Ontario was awarded the Games flag Sunday evening. mountain remains to help remember CALGARY (CP) A Na- tional final in Junior Hockey to decide the winner of the Mem- orial Cup is unlikely this year, says the vice-president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey As- sociation. Joe Kryczka said Friday that despite pressure from the CAHA and the NHL the first- level junior leagues in Ontario and Quebec have refused to play the Western representa- tive. The west is represented by the Western Canada Hockey League which allows five play- ers on each team over the age limit set by the CAHA and ob- served by the Ontario Hockey Association Junior A series and the Quebec Junior Hockey League. Kryczka said the eastern teams refuse to compete in the final because of over-age play- ers but regulation may be changed requiring them to com- pete in future years. The CAHA has its annual meeting in May at Thunder Bay, Ont., and could "make It mandatory that if they're going to receive development money from the NHL they must com- pete in the national final." The Memorial Cup now is held by Montreal Junior Cana- diens, Kryczka said. "It's a challenge trophy and if a club challenges the club that happens to have it at thai time but they refuse to meel the challenge, they must give it up. It has happened In the past." Kon Butlin, president of the WCHL, said a national final an-- LONDON (AP) Centre for- rard Alan Gowling scored four oals as Manchester United de- eated Southampton 5-1 in an nglish League First Division rccer game today. United now is moving into the diddle of the First Division in hich Leeds, knocked out of the Nglish Cup last Saturday by ourth-Division Colchester, still ets the pace in the standings. SASKATOON (CP) The second Canada 'Winter Games ended Sunday, leaving a moun- tain on the flat prairie as .a lasting legacy and showing that western hospitality in- cludes near-perfect weather. Long-underwear weather of a normal Saskatchewan winter never materialized during the 10-day spectacle. Average tem- perature was 21.4 which brought together more than athletes from 10 provinces and two territories to compete in 16 sports. Officials were still counting tickets but they confidentially predicted that attendance would top at the Games which cost million to stage. Of the total, went to building Mount Blackstrap, 25 miles south of the city. Besides the 300-foot moun- tain, which became a Games symbol, a three-storey department store filled with tents and trailers to house athletes was another unique feature. While older competitors found it difficult to sleep in the village because of the noise, the kids had a ball. Ontario athletes, with red and- white uniforms, dominated competition as they did at the fust Winter Games in Quebec City in 1967. But tiny Prince Edward Island got a share of the glory, being named winner of the Centennial Trophy, awarded for the first time to the province which shows the improvement from the previous Games. Gov.'-Gen. Roland Michener closed the Games Sunday before a packed house at the seat Saskatoon Arena. The Games had been opened by Prime Minister Trudeau. Burnaby New Westminster, B.C., will be the sits of the next national sports Minor hockey roundup Lethbridge Midget C Reps won the first game of a two- game, total-point series Sun- day by downing Oyen 4-1. The weekend at the Arena with the winner advancing along the playoff trail. Darrell Nason paced the winners with two goals while singletons went to Laurie Leg- ge and Randy Joevenazzo. Ker- second game is slated for next ry Berg replied for Oyen in the second period. The Vauxhall Bantam "C" club drew first blood in the pro- Mackenzie's ANNUAL TROPHY SALE' OFF! This event will save your club or organization fhany, many dollars. Act now. and buy your anticipated needs- ;5 in trophies and awards. Pine priced to suit your budget. Come in our outstanding collection! ENGRAVING EXTRA MAIL ORDERS ACCEPTED. BUY NOW PAY LATER. Send club name and address! Open a-Mappin-MacKenzie FREE Catalogue on request. account today! vincial play-offs as they clob- bered the Lethbridge represen- tatives 8-3. Darcy Virostek was the big difference notching three goals and assisting on four others' to lead the visitors while Robbie Wiest, Teddy Wiest, Lloyd Mann, Gordon Miller and Ele- vyn Olson chipped in with a >al apiece. For the Lethbridge crew Brant Marchuk managed two markers and Robert Miles one. In Pee Wee action Robbie Woolf and Jim Severtson both blasted in two goals each as they led the Penguins to a 7-3 victory over the Sabres. Bryan Turner, David McLel- Ian and Jim Woolf chipped in with a goal each for the Pen- guins who led 3-1 after the sec- ond period. Jeff Takeyasu kept up his scoring technique while Troy Dickson picked up his eighth shutout of the season to lead the Vikings to a 7-0 victory over the Bisons over the week- end. Takeyasu blinked the lights three times while Monty Mitch- ell, Duane Ptycia, Kevin Drag- land and Clayton Magyar rounded out the scoring with a goal apiece. The Bears put Steve Summer ion, the Canada Games in 1973. Ontario took 93 of the 317 medals with British Columbia winning 64. The champions earned 41 golds, 31 silver and 21 bronzes. B.C.'s breakdown 24-15-25 and Manitoba earned third spot with an 11-7- 8 count. Stan Leonard overlooked as member VANCOUVER (CP) Th After the top three, the order Royal Canadian Golf Associa MicWe's second period goal to good use as they trimmed the Canucks to a 3-2 win. The Bears led 2-0 after the first and 3-2 after the second. Bob Schlegal and Kevin Mil- ler chipped in with a goal each for the Bears while Randy Charlesworth and Danny Steve- son replied for the Canucks. In Bantam "B" action Richard Shardlow rapped in two markers to lead the Coug- ars to a 7-1 victory over the Eagles. The Cougars led 2-0 after the first and 4-1 after the second period. Adding to the Cougars scor- ing Richard Holmes, Steve Campbell, Ron Gretzinger, Jim Papuano and Ken Siebert all haO one apiece. For the Eagles Peter Daniel- son averted a shutout with a second period goal. of finish was Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, New Bruns- wick, Northwest Territories, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and the Yukon. In aggregate province-by- province standings, based on a complicated scoring system which reflects the performance of all athletes in all sports, Ontario took first place, follow- ed by B.C., Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, New- foundland, Prince Edward Is- land, Northwest Territories and the Yukon. SHE'S TOP INDIVIDUAL Top individual gold medal winner was Wendy Nicholson, 14-year-old gymnast from To- ronto. Wendy won three golds by winning on the balance beam, the uneven parallel bars and as best all-round perform- er. However, the big winner out- side of athletic competition was Tom Evershen of Oak- ville, Ont., who won the first prize in the Lucky Dog Lottery, first legal lottery in Saskatchewan. In skiing, the spotlight sport, Ontario gained the most got! medals with four but the North- west Territories had its day also, picking up two gold, one silver and two bronze medals, all in cross-country. The Firth twins, Shirley and Sharon, from Inuvik, finished one-two in the individual cross- country while the N.W.T. team, anchored by Shirley, won a gold in the relay. An average crowd of fans showed up on each of the four skiing days and conditions were described by experts as exceptional. The superb weather which tion has formed a Canadis Golf Hall of Fame and named two professionals and four ama teurs, all from Eastern Canada as its first members. The announcement was mad at the association's annua meeting here Friday durin which Patrick C. Osier of To- ronto was elected president the organization. The professionals selected ar the late George Cumming of To- ronto and the late Charles I Murray of Montreal, who donu nated the Canadian golf seen at the turn of the century. Stan Leonard of Vancouver, gener ally regarded as the finest gol er in Canada's history, was overlooked. "No doubt Leonard's turn will he commented. Leonard won the Canadian PGA title eight times betwee 1940 and 1961, the Rivermea Open seven times between 19. and 1961 and represented Car ada seven times in World Cu play, in addition to victories on the United States circuit. The amateur's honored are Ada Mackenzie of Missis sauga, Ont., five times winner of the Canadian open and closet ladies titles; Mrs. Marlene Streit of ronto and Fonthill, Ont., times winner of the Canadia women's amateur title and t! only woman to have won tt Canadian, British, Australia and U.S. ladies open crown. AFFILIATED WITH MAPPIhf S LIMITED IN LETHBRIDGE: 613 4th Avenue South Telephone 328-4214 began Games shortly opened before caused the early concern that skiing conditions would be poor, but a light snow improved the slopes in time for the competition. In hockey, Ontario's power- ful Peterborough lions won seven straight by lopsided scores to take the gold medal. Alberta took second place, Que- bec third and a surprising Nova Scotia crew finished fourth after winning their divi- sion. Jenkins inks Cubs' contract ars doomed, but it is the re-1 over-age Is "utUr jar- Kmsibility of the CAHA to playcff survives. "There's no challenge. We've bmitted our entry for the hampionship ot tier (level) and the Memorial cup was ocated as the championship ophy. 'We've submitted our entry, t unfortunately the OHA and JCHL haven't." The eastern complaints about Butlin said. Age limits have been a sore point between the CAHA and the WCHL for several years. Under an agreement reached last Juno which brought a re- conciliation of the two groups, the WCHL was allowed to use five players on each team who exceeded the CAHA limit of 20 yerrs but who were younger than 21. Manchester easy victors Goals by Allan Clarke, Paul Madeley and Johnny GUee gave Leeds a 3-0 victory over Wolvtr- hampton today. Leeds now leads with 45 points in 29 games, followed by Arsenal with 42 in 28 games and Chelsea with 38 in 30 games. Wolverhampton is fourth with 36 points and Liverpool is next with 35. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES UJ ATIONAL LEAGUE Division W oston York Montreal oronto etroit hlcego t. Louis Ittsburgn cs Angeles HL LEADERS: isposllo. Bos trr. Bos...... lodge. Bos Hull, Chi .ucyk. Bos 'llman. Tor Ceon, Tor..... ashman. Bos kaczuk, NY Seliveau, AMI i. T F A PI 41 10 7 283 153 89 34 14 10190138 82 29 17 11 J08 157 49 31 75 4 209 170 IB 32 1143219 U 14 33 11 154 lit 43 IS 34 515J 210 41 West Division X 15 4221 14T H 25 IB 15 15? 149 65 22 27 10158174 54 20 27 13 14S HO Red Deer Lothbrldge Calsary 17 27 14 171 173 52 17 2? 11 169 220 4S 17 40 3 147 111 37 GAP Plm 50 63 113 44 28 71 99 45 34 50 84 89 39 42 81 24 37 44 81 4 J9 44 73 20 33 31 44 2 19 44 63 19 38 57 34 18 39 57 12 T F- A Ft 9 193 154 61 25 13 7 227 144 57 4229 212 54 4 224 207 50 4148209 24 17 Edrfi. Uals.. 23 20 lonoka.....16 27 WESTERN CANADA East Division W L T F A 35 17 4 240 161 33 20 2 244 179 M J5 26 3 223 218 23 29 2 157 197 4B 17 37 0 199'30S 34 west Division 36 16 1 279 208 73 31 IS i 194 137 68 24 32 1 250 B9 49 20 32 5 182 233 42 15 1 215 215 39 Estevan Flin Flon mipeg tegina Brandon Edmonton Calgary Saskatoon swift Current Medicine Hat WESTERN LEAGUE 'ortland San Diego -'hoenlx Denver Seattle Salt Lake City AMERICAN LEAGUE r F A Pis 36 12 4 224 35 23 9 199 190 59 24 24 7 191 199 5! 21 23 12 197 195 54 19 24 6 162 187 4. 34 4 179 223 38 21 23 12159175 54 Montreal 21 25 10175190 52 Providence 19 23 9 173 190 47 SpFlngtield 20 29 6174228 41 western Division Baltimore 34 13 52071SD 73 Cleveland 28 19 4207150 62 ihey 20 24 8 168 159 19 26 1169184 HOCKEY ICORIi SUNDAY National Toronto 4 Minnesota 1 New York 4 Detroit 1 St. Louis 3 Buffalo 1 Chicago 7 Los Angeles American Baltimore 14 Springfield 0 Cleveland 2 Rochester 1 Providence 4 Hershey 1 Montreal 1 Quebec 1 Western Portland I San Diego 3 Eastern New Haven 7 New Jersey 1 Long Island 8 Clinton 3 Nashville 4 Johnstown 3 Salem 4 Jacksonville 2 Charlotte 8 Greensboro 0 Central Omaha a Dallas 3 Kansas City 3 Oklahoma 1 Internationa! Muskegon 4 Port Huron 0 Des Moines 5 Flint 3 Fort Wayne 4 Toledo 2 Western International Nelson 4 Spokane 1 Calgary AHL 3 Trail 0 Drumheller AHL 7 Cranbrook 1 Saskatchewan Senior Yorkton 7 Moose Jaw 6 Regina e St. Boniface MSHL 5 Thunder Bay lurrlcanes 5 Canadians 3 Best-oMIve semi-final tied M Western Canada Flin Flon 9 Regina 2 Edmonton 6 Swift Current 1 askatoon 7 Brandon 4 Winnipeg 5 Medicine Hit 1 Calgary 2 Estevan 2 Manitoba Junior Portage la Pralrio 5 1 Dauphin 4 Selkirk 0 St. Boniface 5 West Klldonan 1 it. James 8 Winnipeg 7 AiMrta Junior Calgary 10 Red Deer 2 Lethbridge 6 Ponoka 2 Saskatchewan Junior Fort Qu'Appelle 6 Melville 5 British Columbia Junior Vernon 8 Vancouver 2 .amloops 3 ChllHwack 1 SATURDAY National Montreal 7 Chicago 1 Toronto 3 St. Louis t New York 2 Pittsburgh 0 Los Angeles 5 Boston 4 Detroit 6 Buffalo 5 California 5 Philadelphia 1 American Baltimore 4 Cleveland 2 Quebec 1 Hershey 1 Rochester 4 Sprlnglield 2 Western 5hoenlx 3 Denver 2 San Diego 4 Seattle 3 Eastern Clinton 7 New Jersey 2 Long Island 10 Nashville 4 Johnstown 4 Syracuse 3 central Kansas City 2 Dallas 1 Fort Worth f> Tulsa 3 Omaha 8 Oklahoma 3 International Dayton 2 Fort Wayne 1 Muskegon 5 Toledo 3 Western International Spokane 9 Klmberley 1 Trail 5 Drumheller AHL S Cranbrook 3 Edmonton AHL 1 Western Canada Estevan 8 Saskatoon 1 Flin Flon 5 Regina 0 Manitoba Junior Dauphin 8 Selkirk 2 Portage la Prairie 4 Kenora X Alberta Junior Calgary 3 Ponoka 2 Red Deer 2 British Columbia Junior Vancouver 6 Kelowna 4 Kamloops 5 Victoria 3 Western Interwlltflliti Alberta 18 Victoria 1 British Columbia Calgary i Manitoba 4 Brandon 2 Winnipeg 4 Saskatoon 1 BASKETBALL SUNDAY NBA Chicago 125 Detroit 115 Baltimore 121 Atlanta 11? Portland 123 Cleveland 105 Los Angeles 124 Boston 116 Milwaukee 125 Phoenix 77 Seattle 135 Philadelphia 128 ABA Kentucky 125 New York 131 Virginia 124 Carolina 119 Ulash 120 Denver 107 Indiana 121 Florldians 107 SATURDAY NBA Atlanta 122 Baltimore 115 New York 103 Detroit 94 San Diego 128 Boston 118 Milwaukee 1M San Francisco 9i Philadelphia 11B Portland 105 Cincinnati 120 Buffalo 94 ABA New York 120 Texas 100 Atlantic Intercollegiate New Brunswick 8J Mount Allison II Western Intercollegiate Manitoba 90 Winnipeg 71 Manitoba wins best-cf-three aemt- flnal 2-0. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. fAP) Pitcher Ferguson Jenkins, be stered by two attorneys cam to terms with Chicago Cu Sunday, but did not get the contract he was seek- ing. Jenkins has won 20 or more games in each of the last four seasons. John Holland, Cub vice-presi- dent, said the Canadian right- hander did not receive j but both sides were happy with the settlement. He did not elab- orate. 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