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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Thursday, February 11, 1973 Boswell pots winner for Miners'' Bob Boswell scored at the 5:36 mark of the third period and lifted the Miners' Library lo a slim 3-2 victory over Purity Bottling in City Recreation Hockey League semi-final playoff action Wednesday night. The victory gave tine Miners' a one-game lead in their best-of-three semi-final series which continues next Monday. In last night's game, the two clubs played to a scoreless tie after 20 minutes of play and a 2-" deadlock after 40 minutes. Bo-swell's lone third period marker proved to be the winner. Teammates Tex Wiebe and .Randy Maxwell chipped in with a goal apiece while Dave Ball .and Jim Dundass replied for the Bottlers, who picked up two 10-minute misconducts in the first period. Meanwhile the "A" semifinal series between the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns and Labor Club Athletics will continue with the second game of the best-of-three series. The Pronghorns lead the ser-' ies 1-0 and will meet the Athletics at 8 p.m. at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre tonight. Minor hockey >' The Lethbridge Midget Elks -took a 2-1 lead after the first ^period and skated to an easy - 10-1 victory over the Lethbridge " Kinsmen Warriors in exhibition hockey action Wednesday night. Bernie Syrenne led the Elks with a hat-trick v/hile singles were made by Darrel Osmond, -Mike Boychuk, Randy Lowe, "Reg Osmond, Bob Miles, Mark ~ Baldrey and Baden Pilling. Randy Lomias replied for the - Wrxriors, who trailed 5-1 after .two periods.- In Pee Wee league action .-.last night, Brent Lang and U'ck ^Leitch scored a pair of goals and paced the Bears to a 64 .. win over the Tigers. �- Rod Tomita and Mark Szucs T chipped in with solo efforts while Robert Wood scored twice Hand Jon Glover and Neil Court ^once in a losing cause. "" In another Pee Wee contest, John Churka scored two goals and gave the Totems a 4-2 decision over the Whips. Singles came off the sticks of Murray Haughton and Doug .JBickerton while Brad Axwor- thy and Randy Rook replied for tl$he Whips. South hoop league ends regular season Rams, Cougars share in honors The Catholic Central Cougars and Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Rams picked up victories Wednesday night and finished their Southern Alberta "A" Boys' Basketball League play deadlocked In first place. During the season, the Cougars and Rams registered 8-2 records for a first place finish while the Magrath Zeniths followed closely in second with a 7-3 standing. Raymond Comets placed third with a 5-5 record while the Cardston Cougars concluded action with a 3-7 record. The Medicine Hat Mohawks, who dropped from the league and forfeited their final three games, went 0-10 for the year. With the conclusion of league play, the league divisional playoffs will get under way. This year the divisional playoffs will be held at the University of Lethbridge Mai*. 1-3. The LCI Rams and Magrath Zeniths will open play at 6:30 p.m. next Thursday while the CCHS Cougars will face the Raymond Comets at 8 p.m. The bop two teams in the three-day tourney will advance to the provincial championships which will be staged Mai-. 16-17 at the LOI gymnasium. Meanwhile in league action Wednesday night, the CCHS Cougars bounced the Magrath Zeniths 64-46 before 400 partisan fans. The Zeniths grabbed a 15-12 first quarter lead but the host Cougars managed to take a 30-23 margin into the dressing room at half-time. The third quarter was in favor of the Cougars as they extended their lead to 46-30. Peter Sikora paced the Cougars' 51.7 per cent shooting average with 18 points while Andy Beaudin and Randy Royer added 16 points apiece. G-uy Pomahac also managed 14 points in the win. John Balderson led the Zeniths with 17 points while Neil Marker chipped in with 11. In another "A" boys' game held last night, the LCI Rams defeated the Comets 53-46 in Raymond. The Rams were never really in trouble as they held quarter leads of 16-8, 28-16 and 42-28. Joey Shackleford led the Rams' 43 per cent shooting average with 18 points while Ron Schmenchuk chipped in with 15. Waller Zobell hooped 18 points and Jeff Hill 14 for the Comets, who shot 33 per cent from the field and 66 per cent from the foul line. In "B' 'boys' action, the LCI Colts dropped the Raymond Mustangs 46-35. Ross Blackmer and Scott Tanner notched 12 points apiece for the Colts while Mark Williams scored nine in a losing cause. At CCHS, the host Flyers suffered a 53-27 setback to the hands of the Magrath Bagles. Jim Holladay netted 18 points and Ron Barker 17 for the Eagles, who led 25-24 at the half. Ted Stilson paced the Flyers with 12 points and teammate Tony Meli 11. Four rinks in the running Senior race tightens as Smith beaten In action Garry Craik will see action twice as the Lethbridge Native Sons meet Taber and Brooks respectively this weekend in their final home action in the Central Alberta Junior 8 league this season. The games are 8:30 Saturday and 2:30 Sunday. Roundup of Bowling CAPRI BOWL JUNIOR'S SHOP Dorothy Sorensen 309 (754), Jenny Au 247, Marg Seefried 238, Dianne Corbetf 2-11 (490), Carole Crombez 238, Marg Koole 2S6, Rose Nunweiler 241, Frances Bambrick 283, Shirley Pontke 264, Irene Ponych 260 (670). GORDIES Bill Hamilton 310 (726), Norman Gyulal 371 (780), Steve Gangur 381 (877), Randy Wolstoncroft 324 (823), DUrine Spilier 332 (7861, Steve Mezel 207 (707), Francis Higa 316 ( 755) Mike Zmurchyk 340 (709), Andy Valor 293 (717), John Enander 295 ( 704), Bert Mezei 299 (733), Jack Stead 285. SPEEOYS Linda Hovey 273 (703), Gloria Pear son 275, Elaine Brown 251, Betty Beaudry 265, Jean Koskoskl 294 (663), Bea Salmon 264 ( 727), Jeanette Smeed 250 '671), Jean Passey 278 (726), Anne Todd 239, Mary Onofrychuk 230. mmm ..-^^iTfeJSeagraraMk Provincial Curling Championship. Feb. 23,24, and 25. ..............At the Lethbridge Curling Club, ..........................Lethbridge. Sponsored by Joseph E.Seagram & Sons, Limited; the Northern Alberta, Southern Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Peace River ..� Curling Associations; and the ~Lethbridge Curling Club. Seagram^ on lee, SUDBURY, Ont. (CP) - Gil Strumm of Saskatoon may have done Ralph Smith a favor when he upset his Northern Ontario rink 7-4 in the eighth round of the Canadian seniors ohanupion-ship Wednesday night. The Saskatchewan victory over the previously-undefeated Smith' gave the 11-i-ink, round-robin tournament a wide-open look with British Columbia, New Brunswick and Manitoba in the thick of the race. However, the 59-year-old Smith wasn't dejected when his Noranda, Que., rink finally lost after six straight wins. "We expected to lose games and this takes off some of the pressure-you feel it every time you go into the next match when everyone is gunning for you." Roy Stone of Trail, B.C., Jim Murphy of Saint John, N.B., and Dr. Bill McTavish of Winnipeg each had 5-2 records after the evening draw. STRATEGY WAS KEY . For Saskatchewan, which has a 4-3 mark along with Bob Cruikshank of Red Deer, Alta., a strategy meeting a few hours earlier was credited as the key to success over Smith. "We mapped out our strategy during supper," said the 51 year-old Strumm, district commercial manager for Saskatchewan Telephones. "We have decided to play a wide-open game and this is exactly what we did. "We went out there tonight believing we could beat them ... we knew that if we could get them to play our game we could take them." In other eighth-round games, Dr. Wen MacDonald of Char-lcttetown edged John Pike of Grand Falls, Mid., 10-9, New Brunswick whipped Gord Bauld of Halifax 12-4, B.C. trounced Guy Ohenail of Quebec City 13-2 by stealing a total of six points and Manitoba nipped Bob Cniikshank of Red Deer, Alta., 6-5. Ontario, skipped by Ed Rhodes of Brampton, had the bye. Seventh-round results were: Newfoundland 11, Quebec 9; Manitoba 8, Saskatchewan 6; Alberta 11, Nova Scotia 4; New Brunswick 14, Ontario 7 and Northern Ontario 7, P.E.I. 6 on an exrta end. B.C. had the bye. Following _ Alberta and Saskatchewan in the standings is P.E.I, with a 4-4 record, while Quebec is 35, Newoundland as 2-5, Ontario 1-6 and Nova Scotia 1-7. Strumm^-with third Oren Wilson, second Ted Macintosh and lead Al Kester-spotted Northern Ontario one on the first end but roared back with three on (the second. Saskatchewan got two points on the fifth for a 5-2 lead, although Northern Ontario narrowed the deficit to 5-4 before Strumm got one on each of the eighth and ninth ends. The Northern Ontario rink had struggled to victories in its four previous games, taking three by a single point. In one of the closest games of the night, Manitoba scored one on the final end to defeat Alberta. The rinks blanked two ends and Alberta had to score three on the ninth but came home with the last rock against it. On the final end, Cruikshank tried to bury a rock behind a long guard but Dr. McTavish got past it, knocked the Alberta rock back and stayed for shot. Mixed opens Friday, Policeman's Sunday Two Alberta finals are set Scores eight goals in win MOOSE JAW (CP) - Canadian forces base Cold Lake was itill the team to beat after the third day of the Bases' Prairie Hockey Championship Wednesday. Cold Lake chalked up its fourth win without a loss, trouncing Dana, Sask., 13-2 with Ned Henderson scoring eight goals. In other games, Calgary fired 89 shots at Portage La Prairie goaltender George Ba-bit to take an 11-3 victory over the Manitoba entry and Edmonton clobbered Moose Jaw 12-2. Two provincial curling titles will be decided at the Lethbridge Curling Club this weekend. Commencing Friday afternoon at 2:30 the Alberta mixed title is on the line with eight rinks taking part in the three-day competition. The format of the mixed event has changed somewhat in that eight rinks are entered this year as compared to four on other occasions. Meanwhile, Sunday evening at 7:30 the Alberta Police Curling championships will get under way for a three - day stand. Rinks, two from each district, forming the mixed playoff include the Al Delmage rink ol Yellowknife and Norm Zigar-]ick of Pine Point representing the North west Territories. From Peave River comes Fred McCuaig of High Prairie and Arnold Schulz of Spirit River. Rinks from Stettler and St. Albert earned the northern Alberta berths. Keith Thompson is from Stettler while Ron Anton and his foursome is from St. Albert. Anton was a member of the Hec Gervais rink some years back when it won the Canadian and world titles. The south hopes ride on the shoulders of Don Pottinger and Walter Borysuk of the Calgary Curling Club. Lethbridge had two rinks in the south competition, Lawrence Lennon and Lyle Davis, both were eliminated. The winner of the mixed title will represent Alberta in the Dominion championships, sponsored by Seagrams, in Char-lottetown, PEI, March 25 to 31. Draws will afeo be staged at 7:30 Friday night, 9:30 a.m., 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 Sunday morning and again at 1:30 in the afternoon.* If there is need of it a final showdown will be held Sunday afternoon a I. 4:o0. The Rothman's policemen event takes over Sunday night at 7:30 following a registration-reception at the Holiday Inn from 1 - 5:50. The first draw goes at 7:30. Other draws throughout the finals will be run off at nine, two and 7:30 Monday as well as nine Tuesday morning and again at noon. The noon draw will be the A-B final. If necessary a three o'clock draw has been set aside should the B event winner upset the A side champ in the A-B final. As in most cases in A-B competition the B side winner must defeat (lie A champion twice. This year's Dominion final is set for Winnipeg March 12-16. Eight rinks will open play in the event including the Bob Morrison foursome of Lethbridge RCMP. Morrison and his mates gained a berth in the final as a result of winning what could be described as a wild-card berth. They travelled to Red Deer the first part of this week and won the eighth and final spot with a triumph in the event. Others competing include, Rod Macdonald of Vau x h a 11 RCMP; Ash Faith, Edmonton RCMP; Wayne Pearce, Edmonton City Police; Lee Wells, Sundrie RCMP; Ralph Higgs, Calgary City Police; Doug Deai', Calgary City Police and Dennis Minion, Pincher Creek RCMP. Defending Alberta and Canadian champion Dave Gerlach will not be back to defend his title however Higgs, who played third for him last year, is expected to be a solid contender for top honors. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR Red Deer , Calgary ... Drumheller Edmonton The Pass . Lethbridge W L T F A Pts. 1 3211201 79 0 364 190 78 0 281 317 50 1 213 268 45 0 2.10 261 44 3? 12 3? 13 25 28 22 29 22 29 8 43 Bulldogs earn eleventh win The Winston Churchill Bulldogs racked up their eleventh victory of the 1972-73 Southwest Conference Boys' Basketball League season Wednesday night. The Bulldogs extended their league record to 11-1. as they blasted the Vauxhall Vikings 82-39 behind Ken Nakama's 22-point performance. Teammate Kim Woolf chipped in with 20 points while Jack Chymboryk added another 18. Jake Rempel paced the Vikings with a 15-point outing. Ia another league game staged last night, the Coaldale Gaels upset the Trotters 58-37. Ed Dick notched 24 points and Werner Schmiegelt 18 for PARTSMEN REQUIRED! FOR INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SALES AND SERVICE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Contact KEN SUPINA or STEVE MOLNAR at . . . 304 STAFFORD DRIVE, NORTH LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA the Gaels while Robin Hansen led the Trotters with 24. Mike Heirath scored 20 big points and helped the Milk River Comets top the Stirling Lakers 69-55. Shayne Jaffray and Barry Lodermierer added 15 and 14 points respectively. Monty Hirsche scored - 20 points in a losing cause. Meanwhile in Southwest girl's basketball action, the Coaldale Larks upset the Taber Dawns 39-31. Bonnie Stanko was outstanding for the Larks netting 18 points while Bev Hranac aided with nine. Joan West topped the Dawns with nine (points. In another girls' match, Pat Skidmore flipped in 19 points and gave the Vauxhall Vi-Queens a 27-24 win over the Winston Churchill Griffins. Gail Blanchard replied for the Griffins with 13 points. More sport oo page 14 SCORING LEADERS Wecker, Drum...... Nelson, Drum ...... Eloschuk, Cal ...... Lomenda, Cal ...... Kinch, Red Deer ... . Bembrldge, Drum ... Cook, Cal .......... Haas, The Pass..... Lindskog, Red Deer . Witchen, Red Deer .. 0 191 343 16 G A Pts. 70 68 133 64 61 125 52 S6 108 42 55 97 40 55 95 31 62 41 47 40 44 84 37 45 82 28 50 78 93 WORLD East Division W L T F A Pis. Cleveland ... 36 33 2 225 179 74 N. England .. 34 25 2 251 209 70 New York ... 28 33 1 245 263 57 Philadelphia ... 28 32 0 224 250 56 Quebec ...... 24 30 5 207 235 53 Ottawa ...... 23 3 4 215 260 50 Western Division Winnipeg ... Minnesota .. Houston �.. Los Angeles Alberta ... Chicago ... W 36 30 29 28 28 23 T F A Pts. 3 233 187 75 3 204 213 63 4 220 207 62 5 210 208 61 2 209 204 58 1 195 223 47 NATIONAL Montreal . Rangers , Boston ... Buffalo .. , Detroit ... Toronto Vancouver Islanders LEAGUE East Division W 39 40 39 31 29 19 16 7 T F A PH. 13 248 136 91 5 237 1� 5 260 18J 9 210 164 10 194 176 8 180 196 8 1 80 270 5 121 287 West Division Chicago ... Philadelphia Minnesota .. St. Louis Atlanta Los Angeles Pittsburgh .. California .. W 34 29 27 26 23 24 24 9 T F A Pts. 6 225 175 74 9 225 214 8 188 178 10 183 187 12 160 177 9 183 202 7 200 200 14 141 258 67 62 62 58 57 55 32 HOCKEY SCORES National Montreal 4 Chicago 2 Toronto 2 Atlanta 2 Rangers 4 Los Angeles 3 Boston 6 California 2 St. Luols 5 Minnesota 2 World New York 5 Alberta 4 Western International Nelson 10 Trail 4 Western Canada Junior Swift- Current 3 New Westminster 1 Flln Flon 6 Edmonton 5 Saskatchewan Junior Humboldt 7 Melville 2 Estevan 3 Weyburn 1 British Columbia Junior Kamloops 4 Pentlcton 1 Belllngham 8 Nanalmo 3 Chilliwack 6 Vancouver 3 'Hey Kids1 Win Bicycles and other prizes at the ALL KIDS NIGHTS HENDERSON ICE CENTRE - FEB. 24 AND MAR. 3 Lethbridge Y's Men Native Sens vt Taber Palace Pats - 8:30 p.m. Pick up your FREE tickets at the following merchant* KUNGER'5 MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR 108 5th St. S. HOUSE OF WONG 254 13th St. N. NORTHSIDE BAKERY 61 OA 13th St. N. LES SORENSEN EXCAVATING LTD. 2303 6th Ave. S. CENTRAL ALBERTA DAIRY POOL "Alpha Products" 411 4th St. S. ERICKSENi'S KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN "Two Stores to Servo You" BIRD BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD. 113 13th St. N. B and W STEEL PRODUCTS SUPPLY 138 22nd St N. SUE'S COFFEE BAR AND CONFECTIONERY 736 13th St. N. J. REIVE PLUMBING LTD. 2022 2nd Ave. N. VAN'S ACTIVE TV SALES AND SERVICE 1238 3rd Ave. S. BRONK'S INDUSTRIAL AND HOME DECORATING 4320 Gaol Road IMPERIAL OIL LTD. 405 Canada Trust Building CANADIAN LINEN SUPPLY CO. LTD. Operating LETHBRIDGE LAUNDRY 1818 3rd Ave. S. KING ELECTRIC (lethbridge) Ltd. 1230 3rd Ave. N. SHANGHAI CHOP SUEY 610 3rd Ave. S. TRIANGLE WOOD PRODUCTS LTD., 356- 10 Street North CANADA PACKERS LTD. No. 3 Hwy. East DALLAS HOTEL 312 5th St. S. PARKSIDE GROCERY 503 28th St. S. TIME AIR Lethbridge Airport ACME TV LTD. 535 13th St. N. College Mall MOTOR MOWER 817 3rd Ave. S. CAROUSEL KNITTING SHOP 541 5th St. S. COLLEGE MERCURY MERCURY SALES (LTD.) 1718 3rd Ave. 5. HEINTZMAN AND CO. LTD. BENY CHEVROLET CLDSMOBILE 2nd Ave. and 8th St. 5. DEMETER AGRO LTD. Holiday Village ENERSONi'S PONTIAC-BUICK 817 4th Ave. S. PURITY BOTTLING (1967) LTD. 2920 9th Ave. N. PARK PLAZA MOTOR HOTEL 1009 Mayor Magrath Drive MCDONNELL'S HAMBURGERS 3rd Ave. and 20th St. S ;