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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, February 26, 1971 - THE IETHBRIDCE HERALD - U Austrian skater adds to point total Magnussen has a lot of ground to gain LYON, France (CP) - Trixi Schuba of Austria, continuing her strong showing in the compulsory school figures, retained a solid lead today in the women's world figure skating championship, leaving Karen Magnussen of Canada worse off than before as far as hopes for the title are concerned. The Vancouver girl, rated the best Canadian prospect for a medal in the current competition, still occupied fourth place in the 22-entry field but the points difference between her and the leader widened after completion of the last two of the six school figures. Miss Schuba, who had hoped for a 100-point margin going into the Saturday night free- skating finale, scored a total of 1,263 points compared with 1,124.2 for Miss Magnussen-a margin of 138.8. The Canadian girl, however, vowed she will "keep fighting" and her coach is counting on a strong showing by the blue-eyed blonde in the free-skating, her specialty. Despite the opinion of some experts that Miss Magnussen's victory chances have grown significantly slimmer, her coach, Linda Brauckmann, argued that the youthful star is "doing well." Miss Magnussen said: "It's not over until it's all finished." Yet Miss Schuba, obviously pleased with the way things are going, impressed observers with Saskatchewan leads schoolboys Traffic jam at women's final ST. JOHN'S Nfld. (CP) - The winner of the Canadian women's curling championship will be decided today after a Quebec victory Thursday night created a three-way tie. Ina Hansen's British Columbia rink was to meet defending Saskatchewan, skipped by Vera Pezer, in the morning witli the winner facing Alberta in the afternoon. They had 6-3 records. "We found Saskatchewan tougher," said Quebec skip Nicole Janelle after defeating Kay Baldwin's Alberta entry 11-7 in the last of nine scheduled rounds'. "There was no extra pleasure for us in preventing Alberta from taking the championship tonight. We just went into the game with a desire to win." Quebec lost 10-7 to Saskatchewan in the fourth round Tuesday. Mabel Mitchell's Manitoba entry, Marie Toole's Prince Edward Island rink, Ontario, skipped by Helen Sillman and Quebec finished with 5-4 records. Newfoundland, skipped by Sue Ann Bartlett, ended with a 4-5 record, Shirley Pilson's New Brunswick rink won three and Clare Purdy's Nova Scotia entry lost all nine. In other ninth-round action, Ontario defeated Newfoundland 12-5, Saskatchewan defeated Prince Edward Island 9-5, British Columbia beat Nova Scotia 12-4 and New Brunswick downed Nova Scotia 12-6. Meanwhile the Canadian schoolboy curling championship went into its fifth and final day here today with the Greg Montgomery team from Saskatchewan still unbeaten. Northern Ontario was in second place with only one loss, 6-5 to Saskatchewan in the fourth round. Manitoba, tied with Northern Ontario's Doug Smith rink in second place until the eighth round, dropped to a third-place tie with British Columbia after a 9-3 loss to Smith on Thursday. Manitoba and B.C. are 6-2. Alberta, highly favored to win the national event, had a 5-3 record, Quebec was 54, Ontario was 3-5, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia were 2-6, Newfoundland was 1-7 and Prince Edward Island 0-9. Quebec's Bruce Guerriero rink from Montreal has finally "started to get some luck" in the words of the skip. In the eighth round, Saskat- chewan downed P.E.I. 9-3 and in the r>" i the Islanders lost 11-4 to .2ita. In (.aer games Thursday afternoon and evening, Saskatchewan beat Nova Scotia 12-4, Quebec beat Ontario 9-2 and New Brunswick 10-5, Northern Minor hockey Lethbridge Pee Wee Mar-lands dropped Taber Pee Wee Chefs 5-3 Thursday in the first game of a two-game, total-point series. The second game is slated for Adams Ice Centre Saturday at 4:30. Lome Osmond came up with a pair of markers for the Mar-lands. Dennis Ludwig, Scott Jarvie, and David Snopek added singletons. Bernie Bonnetti, Lyle Hall and Ricky Wentz replied for Taber. Marlands built up a 4-2 second period lead as they got the nod on 11 of 16 penalties called in Hue game. In midget action the Comets downed the Stampeders 6-2 as Cam Mcintosh notched two goals for the winners. Wayne Spencc, Hubert Arnold, Dennis Hatt and Don Larson chipped in with one each. Don Henderson and George Irvine managed a single each for the Stamps. Jeff Ennis and Darren Ram-age accounted for the scoring and Mark Tokariuk earned a shut-out as the Tigers blanked the Falcons 2-0 in Pee Wee play. The Mustangs picked up a hard - fought 4-3 victory over the Monarchs in Bantam "B" action last night. Bill Ross and Reno Trentini paced the Mustangs with two goals each while Robbie Haw* kins picked up three assists In aiding the win. For the Monarchs Mike Stead rapped in two markers and Ross Dickson one in a losing cause. Willie Mays suggests pay CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) - Willie Mays has suggested that San Francisco Giants give him a 10-year contract at $75,000 a year and received a counter-offer of a five-year contract at the same figure. "I think everything will be all right," said the star centre fielder Thursday after talking with club president Horace Stoneham. Secret agent in camp PHILADELPHIA (AP) - One of heavyweight champion Jcp Frazier's sparring partners was barred Thursday from Frazier's camp, charged with making secret nightly reports to Muhammad Ali, who fights Frazier for the crown on March 8. Don Warner, who has sparred with Frazier for four years, was fired by Yancey Durham, the champ's manager. Warner could not be reached for comment. "He's been under suspicion for two weeks now," Durham said of Warner. "I didn't want him as a sparring partner this time, but Joe said to give tho guy a break." Durham said Warner wac making telephone calls every night to Ali reporting on Frazier's progress. Durham said Ali identified Warner as his "se-cret agent" to a reporter in Miami Beach!, where he is training. Ontario beat New Brunswick 8-5, Manitoba downed Newfoundland 4-2, Nova Scotia beat Newfoundland 10-4 and British Columbia defeated Ontario 12-8. In Halifax, Saskatchewan skip Burley Townsend thinks Prince Edward Island could win the Canadian seniors curling championship today. "The way doc's curling there's a good chance," Burley said after Dr. Wendel Mac-Donald's P.E.I. rink finished the ninth round Thursday tied with British Columbia for the lead. The teams take 7-1 records into the two remaining rounds today. B.C., skipped by Gord Moore, downed Stu Pearce's Alberta foursome 11-4 in the ninth round while P.E.I. defeated Maurice MacDonald's New Brunswick rink 10-5. Saskatchewan defeated Gord Wallace's Ontario rink 10-4 to push its record to 6-2 and Town-send said the prospect of his rink getting back into the lead "looks pretty slim." Alberta has a 6-3 record followed by Harry Coles' Quebec entry at 5-3. Quebec was idle during ninth-round play. 3 HAVE SAME RECORD Rudy Steski's Northern Ontario rink has a 4-5 record and Ontario's is 3-5. Hugh Little's Nova Scotia rink, Mac Mc 5. Los Angeles, Hoganson 4, 4:15. Penalties- Tardlf 5:16, Lonsberry, P. Mahovllch, Pulford, Harper, 5:49, Lonsberry, Curtis, Ferguson double minor, 10:42, Tardlf 14:14. Third Period - 6. Montreal, P. Mahovllch 31 (Ferguson^ 2:06. 7. Los Angeles, Joyal 13 (Flett, Lonsberry) 5:15 8. Montreal, F. Mahovllch 21 (Bell-veau) 19:47. Penalties - Lapolnte 6:08. Shots on goal by Montreal ...........11 11 11-41 Los Angeles......... 10 12 12-34 Attendance-9,116. ST. LOUIS 1 DETROIT 1 First Period - No scoring. Penalties - Hart 14:04, Unger 19:46. Second Period - 1. St. Louis, Bor-deleau 15 (Connelly) 13:15. Penalties-Hart 8:31, Redmond 17:12. Third Period - 2. St. Louis, St. Marseille 16, 0:42; 3. Detroit, Lltfttt 13 (Berenson, Ecclestone) 2:24i 4. St. Louis, Cameron 11 (McCreary, Borde-leau> 15:23. Penalties - Roberts 19:24, B. Plager 19:40, Brown 19:40. Shots on goal by $t. Louis............ * � Detroit.............10 11 Attendance-14,109. TORONTO 1 MINNESOTA 1 First Period - No scoring, ties - Baun 2:56, Harris 10:51, 16:43. Second Period - 1. Toronto, 4 (Keon) 4:45. Penalties - Baun 2:56, Reid 4:45, Mohns 7:10, Monahan 12:32, Third Period - 2. Minnesota, Harvey 9 (Parlse, Hampson) 17:43. Penal' ties - Baun 14:18, McKenny 16:44. Shots on goal by Minnesota .......... t 7 11-27 Toronto.............  10 17-33 Attendance-16,485. BOSTON t VANCOUVER 3 First Period - 1. Vancouver, Pale-ment 22 (Makl) 1:01; 2. Vancouver, Hall 16 (Tallon, Taylor) 16:21. Penal ties - Doak 1:44, Patemtnt major, Orr ma I or 8:33, McKenzle 9:26, Johnston 10:05, D. Smith 16:53, Palement 16:53. Second Period - 3. Boston, Stan-fleld, 20 (Bucyk) 9:02; 4. Boston, Mc > Keniie 21 (Bucyk, Stanfleld) 17:23. 11-24 7-29 Penal-Mohns Oorey Penalties - Weslfall 5:28, Cashman 11:01, ma|or 16:54, Schella malor 16:54. Third Period - 5. Boston, Bucyk 39 (Esposlto, McKenzle 1 4:50; 6. Boston, Westfall 20 (Green, Sanderson) 5:02; 7. Boston, Green (Sanderson) 5:10; 8. Boston, McKenzle 22 (Bucyk, stanfleld) 10:26; 9. Vancouver, Cullen 12 (Hall, Corrlgan) 14:39; 10. Boston, Bucyk 40 (McKenzle, Stanfleld) 17:24; 11. Boston, Bucyk 41 (McKenzle, Stanfleld) 18:59. Penalties - Taylor 4:43, Esposlto 7:38, Schmautz, Awrey 11:08, Cash' man 14:30, Orr, Palement ma|ors 19:11 Shots on goal by Vancouver..........11 t 15-34 Boston............. 13 19 28-60 Attendance-14,994. PHILADELPHIA 3 BUFFALO J First Period - 1. Philadelphia, Schmautz M (Crarke, W. Hlllman) 2:27; 2. Philadelphia, Lacrolx 15 (Bernie, Gendron) 10:04. Penalties - Van Imp* 3:18, Hamilton 8:04, Pratt double minor 10:13, Morrison 10:13. Second Period - 3. Buffalo, Per-reault 31 (Goyetfe, Hamilton) 5:56; 4. Philadelphia, Johnson 14 (Ashbee, Dornhoefer) 9:19- 5. Buffalo, Meehan 16 (Perreault, Goyetfe) 12:09. Pen allies - Joe Watson, 4:35, 11:02, Jim Watson 6:27, W. Hlllman, 11:26. Third Period - No scoring. Penal' ties - None. Shots on goal by Buffalo .......... 4 12 11-J9 Philadelphia .........13 10 1-31 Attendance-14,420. HEY FELLOWS, THE PUCKI - Jim Harrison (12) of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Fred Barrett (3) of the Minnesota North Start both skate past the puck as they battle behind the Minnesota net during National Hockey League game Thursday. The two clubs battled to a 1-1 tie. Assault on records continues Bruins set two marks By THE CANADIAN PRESS Setting National Hockey League records is becoming almost an every-day routine for Boston Bruins who set two marks Thursday night on the way to an 8-3 victory over Vancouver Canucks. With goals by Johnny Bucyk, Ed Westfall and Ted Green in 20 seconds, the Bruins set a record for the fastest three goals and Westfall became the eighth team member to get 20 goals in a season, also a league record. The Bruins now will rest for Sunday night when they play host to Toronto Maple Leafs in a game in which Boston could set a record for most goals in a season. They now are just five behind the mark of 303 goals they set in the 1968-69 season. In other games Thursday, Philadelphia Flyers edged Buffalo Sabres 3-2, St. Louis Blues downed Detroit Red Wings 3-1, Minnesota North Stars tied Toronto Maple Leafs 1-1 and Montreal Canadiens beat Los Angeles Kings 5-3. HAD EARLY LEAD The Canucks, who last week upset the Bruins1 5-4 in a game at Vancouver, took a 2-0 first period lead in their encounter at Boston before the Bruins started back, led by Bucyk's three goals and three assists. The 35-year-old left winger set up a second-period goals by centre Fred Stanfield and right winger Johnny McKenzie before starting the record three-goal outburst at 4:50 of the third period. Westfall beat Vancouver goalie Dune Wilson at 5:02 and Green's goal came at 5:10. The previous record of 21 seconds was set by Bill Mosienko of Chicago Black Hawks in a 1952 game against New York Rangers. The previous record of seven Ordered to change name CONCORD, N.H. 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