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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Exumintilion- criticized An inquest expected into death of fighter (CP> Thr prc- Canadian rhampion Al right medical cxamlnahon nf Sparks of Winnipeg i (trav, 27, o[ loronlo, was was cnlicrml wines- day by the man examined u'ho died after beinK knocked oui in a liUe LKIU! .Monday niR'.il i knocked oul in Ihc scvcntli round by Sparks, and except for a brief period early Tuesday was uncoiisioiis until his death Tuesday niglil. LCI Rams edge Magratli Zeniths THE GREAT ONES .-Y- p. a--1 a! i; alon -1 'o Golfing Arnold Palmer grins lo the delight of spectators Ihe pro-omn'cur rvc'it wilh Joekic Glecrson, Gleason and 19 with sevctal other pros and celebrities in this picliminary Jackie Glecnon Invorrary Classic v-'ludi bcqms today. (AP Wfrephofa) hockey roundup uillr.V v.-ill Medicine i si p.m Friday. ,T nf games! HLIL for Ihcir first; Tlic second contest between prkciid. mceiinc; in a I game loUil' Ihc Iwo clubs will br staged rice ACT Bantam i a1 thr Civic Ontr" March -1. in73 in llin (ias City. Vulcan Inn Ihcir into second Wilh.inv; Flyer.' nabbed solo goals in Ihc final lo earn the r" place in viclory. ihc [iccTCnUJon Hockey; Bob Riirllclt and Tom Yip riamhnfri edping polled in a Goal each for Ihc i Bottlin Afirr eliniinMiiip I he Pre Wcos i hp Ijo'thhridpf lards Miemsclvrx in in i.-nnimuinc play-off hid. Thc first pa mo poes al, 7 p.m. in Banff Uie second en- counter will be held in Lcln- I bridge Sunday at Henderson i Ice Centre at 11 a.m. Thc Labor Club Bees earn.' a poal marpin 'icir second game Lbc Bantams Sunday at n m. in Vnuxnall. iMine of a scheduled double- header si apod Wednesday "M. Wicbe and Tcs tallied for the Flyers. The LCI Hams pida'd up a hard fought victory over Lho jMagraLh Xenillis in .South- ern Alteiia "A" Boy's Basket- ball League action Wednesday night. The two clubs met last night instead ot Friday due lo Ihe teachers convention this l In last nighl'? eni'onnler the I visiting Zeniths prablieil an i early 17-15 first quarlcr lead and. hirng on to take a slim SI- JO margin inlo the dressing room at half-lime. LCI caught fire in the second half and managed to hammer the backboards for 27 points lo Rick Andreachnk led the j Rams' attack with IB points I while Brycc Thompson chipped j in with 17. Bums Alston manage'! points for the Zeniths while Bnh Rice and Jim Newlon added poinls and 11 poinls respertue- b- Meanwhile in "B" Bny'.'- Bas- ketball League play, Uie visit- ing Magrath Eagles thumped the LCI CoIU 66-49. The Eagles racked up n 13o first quarter margin and in- 1 creased iL to 31-17 by half-time. mia The second half was ro dif- (crcr.t as the Eagles piled in 35 points compared lo the Colls Tim Karrcn paced Ihp uay the pennant winning Catholic Ccniral Cougars. The Cougars have a good shot finishing league play undefeat- ed visiting the winlcss Medi- cine Hat Mohawks Friday night. wilh the Fort Maclcofl MklReU rmfiing llm Ijcthbridge Midgrl The Bottlers picked up three j fm thpir gamc hooping 16 poinls for Magralh while Brad Wilde aided with first period the [our minor penalties and j Tim Rollingson nlsii pumped two! took Iwo of Ihc four major penal- Gamp is sc, jn n poinls "and Neil Marker rnlifxl durinp the three pc- l he pe- -1 the Flyers n mid- middle iramc -t Ihc st landing .Jack Fleming I fighting for the I (Ian ucks finish liinl Yip the fu BoiilcT" u'hil and 'Wes VPIT Iho priLs for Lhe Flyers. Meanwhile in the second TOimtor slcecd last ruchl, fm- th? winners Cuil Klov a n s k y was high p.m. al s- Red Deer juvt'iiiles he in j scorer for Ihc wilh ,1 15. I lylJiliric'i-'p .S.-ihfrd-iv pom! porfornjance anrl Hon Uirry Ncilsim jnc on Warriors Shemanchuk nnlchcd II. cul- for liicir firsl of l-.vo panics al Ib 3 p.m. at Henderson Ice Cen- i tre T c. The second game will be. in Unbor Club Dccl. tn [ollow.ine salur- ic Miners Library M. '''nc clubs verc tied H-3 after The Lcihbridce Midget Elks first periotl but Lho Labor fl Club jumped ahead 5-4 aflcr imo lhcir rina, pame 3 Ill League- the sec-ord i''; Ihe Liiboi Irivk v.'lulp Ken Kramer, Don Bnicbcl. F.d Slohnda. (iarlh Lamb and Grrrv Klinkhammcr goal Medi- ne way ;s Club wuh a i, ,c, Colics'' Cougars relrealKl Cdl- added singles. Can' Canucks lo a third place Dnlazs and Pat Holder the Alberta Junior blinked the light twice for the Hockey League as (hey dump- Miner's while Randy Maxwell chinncd in'wilh a silicic on nd the 4-1 Wednesday cmnpeci in wan a sincieion. u'llh solo ed the Canucks 4-1 Wednesday alld Garv ranndinc mghl. Canucks have only Iwo games remaining in the season and have no hope of overtaking p.m. Meanwhile in league play. Al- lan Gepncris riHcd in five big goals Lo pace Ihe Canucks to a fJT> victory OUT the Flyers. David ShnsoiT rammed in two markers while Chris Sparrow Labor Club also look three of the five minor penalties replied I D0MC01- manage! I goals in a losing cause four and The Colls will see action again Friday night when Ihcy hrsL the LDS all-stars at 7 p.m. In another league encounter the second place Ray m o n d Comets slipped past the Card- ston Cougars 51-43 lasl night. Walter Zobell swished 17 points for llw Comets while Don Broun replied for the Cougars with 17. The Cardston Wildcats came up with a hard fought over- time win the Raymond Mustangs in "B" Boys I I've Eckcbrect canned 24 hig points for the Wildcats while Tom Myndio managed 20 points in a losing cause. Only one league game re- mains on Ihc 72 SABL Darren Pepper added a solo] schedule and it's a big one for marker. While paces Celtics n.v THE ASSOCIATED PRESS .Jo Jo While's jump shot from lho lop nf Ihp key with 13 sec- curls lo play gave Boslon Ccllics a I in- in aliens! Basketball Association victory Wednesday night over lire scrappy Cleve- land Cavaliers. In Ihe night's other NBA games, Milwaukee Bucks over- hauled Baltimore Bullets 113- 105, Houston Rockets surprised Los Angeles lakers 115-110, At- lanta Hawks nipped Phoenix Suns 120-118, Cincinnati Foyals defeated Portland Trailnlazcrs 110-106 and Seatlle SupcrSonics squeezed uy Detroit Pistons 97- 96. In the American Basketball Association, New York nosed out Indiana 100-106, Carolina clobbered Ihc Floridians 132-110. Ulah beat Kentucky 133-116 and Virginia turned back Memphis 121-105. The Boston viclory enabled the Ccllics lo pad Iheir divi- sional lend over Ihe idle New York Knicks to three games. But, as Ihe score indicated, it was anything but easy. 'They had everything lo gam and nothing lo lose." Boslon coach Tommy Heinsohn sairl of the Cavaliers, last in the Cen- tral Division. "They were oul there scratching and grabbing all night. victory was its lltli in a row against the out- gunned Bullets, who faded after holding Ihc lead for all but the final 2'-l minutes. The Bullets were bealen by Kareem Abdul-.Iabbar's power as Ilic Bucks' big centre drilled in 35 poinls and grabbed 7 re- bounds, rallying his toam-mates from a deficit of as much as 18 poinls. Archie Clark had 23 to top Ballimore. Dr. .1. Held Taylor, a Winni- peg neiiro-surgeon win exam- ined Gray at Ihc prc-fighl medi- cal, said the present system ot cxaminalion is impractical. He said the doctors sec the fighters around noon, give them a brief examination and the boxers tight that night "We'd have to get a week's notice before they came to be sure Ihcy got a complete his- tory, physical and medical ex- amination. "IL would take an awful lot of work and reconsideration and redoing of the whole plan to give Ihcm a complete Dr. Taylor said "We'd have to be able to spend a day or two, preferably two, to give Ihem the works. "If Iliis .is the boxing and wrestling commission wanls, we can do it, but it is impractical (he way Ihe silua- lion is now.'' INQUEST liXI'ICCTED All inquest into G-ray's death is expected 'but a decision will not be made until police com- plete their report on the inci- dent. ATI inquest was recommended by Dr. W. L. Parker, Mani- toba's chief medical examiner, who said an autopsy performed early Wednesday showed Gray died of a cerebral edema, or increased fluid on the brain. He said "as far as we can conjecture1' (he condition was a result of blows to the head. The Manitoba boxing and wrestling commission continued its investigation into the death despite !he absence of Gray's manager, Irv Ungerman, who commission chairman Norm Coston said refused to appear. "I asked him three times and he would not Coston said. "He wanted lo discuss it in Uic hole] lobby I'm not going to do business in a totel lobby." DENIES llErUS.M. U n g c r in a n denied having refused lo give a report to the commission. He said Coslon had called him and wanted him to appear but "I had a hundred tilings to do and at Tuesday afternoon the doctor told me 1 had belter make funeral ar- rangements. "My boy was dying and be (Coslon) wanlcd me to go up to his offices. "I didn't reluse. (f) give a re- port. Bui he said I'd belter be m his office Wednesday morning at nine o'clock or he'd take steps to make sure 1 was there." Ungerman said, "If llwre is an inquest, I'll be there." Coslon said he was sure Un- gennan wculd appear at an in- quesl. "Thai's a legal hearing." i VII Intermediate A GOOD STANCE A.i iin inicnimhiile skier iiimint I" brnmir ;m it is important you drvHup u n-liixcil. upi'ii Your IccL should four I" MX inches apart, you Icps licnt LIL I In: knees anil ankles, sn tluiUhcy absorb rippli-siiml bumps in tlio terrain. The hip.s should be well forward and upper body held erect. The arms should be forward andsliElilly more than hip width nparl. you can bold this ideal .strife wlulr runninp straight down Ihc hill and whiln travrrsinp. it will bo niucli easier lo loarn lo turn prnprrly. A pood naiural sianrc n Ibr [iimi'lolion Ihf1 lust u[ jour -j 5essed whilc Taylcr of the The Vikings picked up a hard- the second place, ned Deer Miner's earned himself the only ,ouglll ToiOJIr Rustlers. Jiowcver. Ued Deer misconducl. will finish in first place for the playoff position and Ihe Ca- nucks in sccnnrl. localise Ihc Cotigars have rrreral over-age thrv are not. chginlr- Firth twins "WiaVsmiih.' Unn Lntan. leacllll WclV John and Pole Sulh- I k Vein wnrfl [or the Cougars v.'ho led aflT period nrfi 3-0 R[ llio piul of Lhe scc- nnr] Don ['Jistcoii scored for tin1 Tiu; Cou.tijr.s look fmir of MX minor pnial'ics and the clubi PPC tt'oe aclion Wptlncsday Duanc Plycia, Boyd Cave and Andrew Tsc slapped in coal onch for Ihe vlulo Dnli Kiminski and Prnvick rnplifd f.-r Ihn Toi01115. Tan! (iiillcilc and Bnrn' nnl-: koan tnlliorl coah n niece I Tnin tn guide Uin Ti In an 8-J I dl 1 ME MT ll O111 P SLll Cl t win over Ihn Rovnls, ToriT Kmnrd. Michar] Burin. Shnldon Kelly and Jim Orioh hippod in sinpk1 viiiU niK CANAHMN Ccnlenninls ;irr nl- unhealable nn homo icr. The Western Canada Ilnckcy Lor-Kus club .so bad on Ibe they gamed VIIH) you INTEGRITY STABILITY EXPERIENCE For over 60 years We wrilc cill kinds of INSURANCE HOME-RUSINESS-FARM- ALJTO-nnd LIFE nnrl ;tm scivn you MONtY HF.L US SOON- A coniinucui family fntfi nritr; ovfT yf Hfl 706 .Trd Avo S Piinnn 327-2793 sistcvs Sharon and Sliirloy Firth I of Inuvik, arc domJnat- niR t.he Trans-Am Clip Nordic scries lor jumping and eros.v i ..um. skiinR Handy Moore and Dennis Tak- "llhcr Tile two Olympic skiers fin- almslii srnml Tor Ihe Rov.ils. Wednesday TliRh' one-two ill Ihr rmd Drnclnnd rcplii-d fnr Ilie lhclr 2sih viooyy in home niotrc cu'nt WedneMl-iv niclit nl I IMU n i in Township near In anotlior Rnnl.im "li" rw- Wcslminslo.r '-re a renoat of Ihcir nerform-f IcM, R.incovs In This mrreasrd ihe onlcnni- fi-S win over l.he lininhlrvs hr j "1P