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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID - Monday, February 26, 1973 Policemen lake over rink Sunday 4NDY CAPP urvive win By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor It was a discouraged Ron Anton who walked off the ice at tlie Lethbridge Curling Club Sunday afternoon but his disappointment didn't last very long. Anton, of St. Alberta representing the Northern Alberta Curling Association, w o n the Alberta mixed curling title with a sudden-death 7-6 victory over Don Pottinger of Calgary. Pottinger got a second chance at the title when Anton dropped a narrow 5-4 decision to Waller Borysuk of Calgary in the afternoon draw. Pottinger, on the other hand, seeing new life in the form of the upset by Borysuk, slipped past Norm Zigariick of High Prairie 7-0 to set up the showdown. "It would have been nice to win seven straight," said Anton following his narrow loss to Borysuk. "But, I guess we'll Punch mad at Henderson TORONTO. (CP) - George (Punch) Imlach, general manager of Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, has denied published charges he made his players perform when they were hurting when he coached Toronto Maple Leafs. The accusation was made by Leaf winger Paul Henderson in his recently-released book The Fans Go Wild on which he collaborated with freelance writer John Gault. "It was just the opposite to what he says,' said Imlach on his Sunday night television show, beamed from a Buffalo station that reaches the Toronto area. "We have fined players who didn't report injuries." Imlach said the policy of the Leafs when he coached them and the Sabres is the same and that "a player who is injured reports to the trainer and doctor and doesn't play until he gets their okay." He said it was not unusual to coax some players who had been Injured into the lineup and that some players needed prodding but no coercion was used. Imlach said playoffs were different than league games in that most players, including the injured, wanted to play. BEST PRESEASON AIR Mixed title Ron Anton and his St. Alberta rink won the Alberta mixed curling title over ihe weekend with a 7-6 sudden death victory over Don Pottinger of Calgary. The winners are, left to right, skip Anton, third Gail Lee, second Warren Hansen and lead Ann Mc-Garvey._______ just have to go out and win the playoff." Anton, with third Gail Lee, second Warren Hansen and lead Ann McGarvey emerged with their narrow triumph over Pottinger. Anton was one up coming home and maintained his slim margin for the victory and a trip to Charlotte-town, P.E.I. March 25-31. On his way to the crown Anton twice upended Pottinger. In the first round of the three-day event Friday he won 8-5 and then chalked up Sunday's important victory. Anton's other wins came at the expense of Al Delmage of Yellowknife 9-3 Friday, Arnold Schulz of Spirit River 8-3 Saturday morning, Fred McCuaig of High Prairie 9-2 Saturday afternoon and Norm Zigariick of Red Deer quartet Elks manage s ate The Lethbridge Midget Elks and the visiting Medicine Hat Midget All-Stars went on scoring-sprees and battled to a 9-9 stalemate in provincial midget "A" playoff action at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre Saturday night. The second game of the two-game total-goal zone final will be played in the Gas City next Sunday. In Saturday's tilt, the Elks, who held the advantage of home ice, found themselves trailing 4-2 after the opening period and 7-5 after two periods. Bernie Osmond was outstanding for the Elks as he rifled in five goals, three coming in the final 20 minutes of play. Teammate Reg Osmond BUY INT! COOL IT THIS SUMMER with the ROUND ONE Number 1 Air Conditioning Maker Kodiaks finish with 14-0 mark It's never too early to buy central air conditioning. Especially now. At great preseason savings. Carrier's ROUND ONE - the most sensible answer to keeping your family cool and comfortable II summer, every summer. '999 ncludes normal installation. Model 33GR003 ALCON REFRIGERATION Lethbridge Community College Kodiaks reached part of their goal this weekend in Alberta College Athletic Conference Basketball League action. Kodiaks shook off a slow start to bounce Red Deer Community College Kings 95-77 and in so doing went through 14 games without a loss in league play. The locals now have their sights'set on the ACAC tournament this weekend at the LCC arid a berth in the Canada Four West championships at Vancouver March 9 and 10. Kodiaks'finished first in the ler/^ue with Camrose Lutheran College second, Red Deer Third and Mount Royal fourth. The remaining clubs in the league were Olds, Medicine Hat, Southern and Northern Institutes of Technology. Saturday in Red Deer the Kodiaks were forced inside most of the time and big Bruce Millis came up with his best performance of the season as he hooped 28 points while hauling in 17 rebounds. Bob Montsion and Gary Williams each chippsd in with 19 points while Dwight White complimented Millis on the backboards with 10 rebounds. For Red Deer, who led by 10 points in the first half, Leo Touchette led the way with 23 points. Les Gray added 21. Red Deer and the Kodiaks will go at it Friday at 9 p.m. in the second game of the ACAC playoffs. Camrose meets Mount Royal in the first game. The winners will meet Saturday night at nine following the consolation game at seven. In gals action the Kodiettes fell to third place in the league as Red Deer doubled the score, 56-28, on them. Kodiettes got eight points from Nancy Kinnear as they shot a miserable eight per cent in the second half. Bowling FURNACES, SHEET METAL and HEATING AIR CONDITIONING 2214-43 St. S. Phone 327-5816 CAPRI BCWL MARTIN'ZING Dena Smith 333 (816); Sandy Groves 268; Lois Aucoin 260; Jen Hegl 260 (704); Jan Willms 265; Linda Vrabel 2B0 (748); Mary Thomson 280 ( 690'; Masa Goshlnmon 338 ( 800); Slgrid Donkin 261 (734); Pat Henderson 255. HENRY HOMES Norm Gyulai 280; Tom Adams 268; Jim Wright 241 (707); Bern Carrier 243 (704); Leroy Conine 254 (709); Sig Dotler 277 (719); Harry Garrick 240; Kalhy Mueller 240; Jean Passey 306 (856); Grace McPIke 243 (672); Eleanor Fenton 236; Helen Mynido 235. JCCA Gus Morlyama 266; Wimp Naka-mura 284; Arnie Hanson 268; Francis Higa 29? (745); Mun Takeda 271 (744); Harold Tomiyama 267; Mari Fuilta 246; Masa Goshinmon 262; Sumi Me-doruma 226; Sachie Urano 240; Mary Thomas 221; Marlon Tomomura 222. blinked the light three times while Myles Fox added a singles. Lome Gross was likewise brilliant for Medicine Hat as he scored six goals while John Moody aided with a hat-trick. Meanwhile in Southern Alberta Spud Hockey League playoff action Sunday, the Lethbridge Midget Colts ek'minated the Lethbridge A.C.T. Bantam Reps from further play with a 10-3 victory. The Colts captured the two-game total-goal series 19-7. Greg Kveder led the Colts' attack with three goals while singles came off the sticks of Michel Dumont, Greg Lewis, Dave Jackson, Bob Quinnell, Rod Olshaski, Cam MacLennen and Jon Layng. Keith Miyashiro, Rick Wiest and Duane Lendrum replied for the Bantams. The Lethbridge Midget Colts took a one-goal lead in their provincial midget "B" playoff series as they edged the Fort Macleod Colts 7-6 at the Civic Centre Friday, night. The second and final match of the two-game total-goal series will be staged in Fort Macleod tonight. In Friday's game, Cliff Miyashiro scored twice to give the locals the slim victory , Teammates Greg ' Kveder, Michel Dumont, Dave Jackson, Rod Olshaski and Cam McLennan added singles. Darcey O'Sullivan scored a pair of markers while Darcy Watson, Ronald Plourde, Marcel Plourde and Kelly O'Sullivan added singles for Fort Macleod, who led 2-1 after the first period, but had to settle with a 4-4 tie after the second. Meanwhile in exhibition Pee Wee action, the Lethbridge Tigers edged tlra Canadians 6-5 in Fort Macleod. Bruce Besplug fired in a pair of markers for the Tigers while singles were scored by Doug Court, Grant Besplug, David Woodcock and Robert Wood. Gordon Lee and Wayne Scott scored twice for the Canadians while Darren Packum chipped in with a single. Don Longmore of Red Deer is the 1973 Alberta Elks curling champion. Longmore and his rink won the provincial title in Taber over the weekend besting four other rinks from various parts of the province as well as the North West Territories. Last year's champion was Scott Henderson of Lethbridge, Longmore now advances to the Dominion final in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan in March. The winners, with third Dave Gaston, second Lome Wiggins and lead Merv Armstrong joining Longmore, went unbeaten in the two-day event. They won the A section honors with a 7-6 extra-end victory over Lyle Davis of Lethbridge. Longmore and h i s mates used Davis as a stepping stone to the Dominion final as they edged them 5-4 in the A-B final. Davis reached the final by stopping Bill Coward and his Lloydminster foursome 5-3 in the B side final. In other action Sunday, Coward eliminated Rick Tuffs of Hythe 11-3 and Ralph Froment of Yellowknife, NWT 9-7. First round action saw Longmore dump Tuffs 7-2 and Coward 8-7 in an extra end. Davis had earlier taken an extra end to defeat Froment 8-7. Pine Point 8-3 Saturday evening. Sunday morning Anton just got past Keith Thompson of Stettler 5-4 before losing to Borysuk. Pottinger put on a determined bid for the Alberta title. After losing to Anton in first round action he came back with wins over Borysuk 7-6 Friday, Delmage 6-4, Zigariick 7-3 and Thompson 8-3 Saturday. He added two wins Sunday before dropping the showdown battle. Sunday he got past Schulz 7-3 and McCuaig 7-6. Eight rinks took part in the three-day final. Anton finished with a 7-1 record followed by Pottinger with 6-2. The others finished in this order, Delmage 5-2, Zigariick, McCuaig and Borysuk all 3-4, Thompson 2-5 and Schulz 0-7. Anton and his rink won the Seagram's Stone trophy for their efforts. Meanwhile, as the mixed curlers were leaving the Roth-man's Alberta Policemen's event was getting under way. Eight rinks are in the running for top honors in the Policemen's playdown. The winner will advance to the Canadian final in Winnipeg, March 12-16. In the only action Sunday evening. Bob Morrison of the Lethbridge RCMP edged past Doug Dear of Calgary City Police 9-8, Ralph Higgs of Calgary City Police bounced Don Min-nion of Pincher Creek RCMP 11-7, . Lee Wells of Sundrie RCMP trounced Rod McDonald of Vauxhall RCMP 10-2 and Wayne Pearce Edmonton City Police belted Ash Faith of Edmonton RCMP 12-3. The three-day double knockout final continues today and Tuesday. The first draw went on the ice at nine this morning. Other draws today include one at 2 p.m. and 7:30; Tuesday will see the A-B final go at noon with a playoff set for three o'clock if necessary. The competition ends Tuesday evening with a banquet and presentation of awards. ALBERTA JUNIOR W Red Deer ... 39 Calgary ..... 39 Drumheller . . 25 Edmonton .. . 22 The Pass-.....23 Lethbridge...... 8 T F A Pts. 1 3211201 0 364 190 0 281 317 1 213 268 0 210 261 0 191 343 LCI gals NATIONAL LEAGUE Eastern Division W L T Montreal . Rangers ., Boston ... Buffalo ... Detroit ____ To/onto Vancouver Islanders Chicago Philadelphia Minnesota St. Louis .., Plltshurgh . Atlanta Lor, Angeles California ..40 8 .. 41 16 ... 40 17 ... 33 21 .. .. 30 21 , .. 20 32 .. . 16 40 8 51 West Division W L T . ..35 21 . 30 24 . . 28 26 . . 26 .. . 26 23 24 10 P A Pts 14 258 142 94 5 246 157 5 267 191 9 217 170 9 204 185 S 84 198 8 184 280 5 126 291 26 30 28 30 39 F A Pts. 6 229 179 76 9 23? 214 8 197 186 10 IBS 196 7 205 203 12 162 181 9 188 209 14 166 268 THE LEADER5: Esposlto, B ... Clarke, Pha . Mikita, C . .. MacLeish, Pha Ratelle, R ... . Hull, C Bucyk, B ..... Orr, B .. . Robert, Buff G A Pts. 40 30 24 37 34 34 32 18 . 36 Dicnne, ............... 34 40 Will tourney WORLD ASSOCIATION Eastern Division W L T F Cleveland .. . New England New York .. Philadelphia Quebec ... . Ottawa ..... , 36 24 35 25 29 33 29 33 25 32 24 36 A 2 232 193 2 255 211 1 254 268 0 233 260 5 215 246 4 223 278 Pts. 74 72 59 58 55 52 Western Division Minor hockey Allan Duval rifled in five goals and led the Penguins to an easy 8-3 decision over the Braves in Pee Wee action ever the weekend. Brian Sparks chipped in with a pair of markers while Richard Burla added a single. Phillip Ripley scored twice and Marischel DeArmond once for the Braves. Grant Wiens and Ricky Ci-con fired in hat-tricks and paced the Canucks to an 8-1 victory over the Flames. Ron McDonald and Chris Soarrow aided with a goal each while Peter McNally replied for the Flames. Kevin Hamilton, Terry Hamilton and Darin Chaki tallied a goal apiece and gave the Falcons a 3-1 win over the Vikings. Frank Zapprone scored in a losing cause. Two goals by Reg Haggen lifted the Bisons to a 4-1 win over the Flyers. Gord Roberts and Ken Ohno added a goal each while Phil Hewko tallied for the Flyers. The Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Clipper Queens are having a fantastic year as they added yet another championship title to their long list of laurels in the 1972-73 basketball season. The Clipper Queens travelled to Vulcan Saturday and came away with the Vulcan Invitational Girls' Basketball Tournament championship title. During the one-day round-robin event, the Clipper Queens defeated four other participating clubs from High River, Vauxhall, Turner Valley and Vulcan. In their first match, Debby Borzel hooped 14 points as they whipped High River 35-19. Their second win came just as easily as they dumped Vauxhall 44-15 with Davlyn Last leading the way with 12 points. Borzel, Last and Sue Gash combined their talents in the third game and lifted the Clipper Queens to a 66-12 trouncing over Turner Valley. Their final victory was a 39-15 decision over Vulcan as Gash netted another 10 points for the local gals. At the conclusion of the one-day event, Borzel and Gash were selected to the all-star team. More sport on page 8 Winnipeg ... Houston ... Minnesota .. Los Angeles Alberta ... Chicago ... W 37 31 .30 29 28 24 T F A Pts. 3 238 190 77 4 228 209 66 3 205 217 43 5 217 215 63 2 213 211 58 2 200 225 49 WESTERN CANADA Eastern Division W L T Saskatoon .. Flin Flon . . Brandon . . Reglna ..... Swift Current Winnipeg A Pts 39 9 11 266 159 36 16 10 308 198 27 27 8 284 280 25 24 10 248 233 22 30 6 243 307 14 38 9 263 344 Edmonlo.i Medicine Hat Westminster , Calgary . . . Victoria ... . Vancouver ., Western Division 35 32 27 28 12 9 6 264 202 8 285 214 13 242 225 11 253 197 3 196 323 3 Ui 336 HOCKEY SOCRES SUNDAY National Philadelphia .7 California 0 Detroit 5 St. Louis 0 Rangers 6 Minnesota 5 Buffalo 2 Pittsburgh 1 Chicago 4 Atlanta 2 World Los Angeles 4 Quebec J New York 9 Cleveland 5 Ottawa 3 Alberta 2 Winnipeg 5 Philadelphia 3 American New Haven 7 Baltimore 2 Jacksonville 3 Virginia 0 Nova Scotia 5 Richmond 2 Cincinnati 3 Providence 1 Rochester 5 Springfield 3 International Muskegon 5 Port Huron 1 Flint 5 Dayton 3 Fort Wayne 5 Toledo 2 Columbus S Dos Moines 2 Eastern Johnstown 6 Clinton 2 Syracuse 9 Long Island 3 Charlotte 7 Greensboro 0 Roanoke 8 Sun Coast 3 Western Canada askatoon 8 Brandon 3 Reglna 5 Edmonton 2 F'lln Flon 9 Winnipeg 1  Calgary 3 New Westminster Manitoba Junior St. Boniface 11 Dauphin 4 Kenora 5 Selkirk 5 Portage 10 West Klldonan 0 Saskatchewan Junior Reglna Slues 6 Reaina Foxes 1 Yorkton 7 Humboldt 3 Weyuurn 7 Prince Albert 2 Moose Jaw 9 Notre Dame 4 Alberta Junior Drumheller 8 Lethbridge 0 Red Deer 5 The Pass 2 Calgary 10 Edmonton 3 British Columbia Junior Belllngham 5 Kamloops 2 Kelowna 3 Vancouver 2 SATURDAY National Montreal 7 Vancouver 3 Toronto 4 St. Louis 2 Islanders 4 Detroit 2 Pittsburgh 2 Chicago 8 Minnesota 4 Buffalo 2 Boston 7 Los Angeles 5 World Quebec Los Angeles 3 Chicago 5 Cleveland 1 American Richmond 8 Springfield 2 Hershey 4 Boston 1 Central Dallas 3 Tulsa 1 Omaha 6 Fort Worth 4 Western Portland 3 Seattle 3 Salt Lake 6 San Diego 4 International Fort Wayne 7 Flint 2 Muskegon 7 Dayton 2 Port Huron 3 Columbus 1 Des Moines 7 Saginaw 3 Eastern Syracuse 3 Clinton 2 Johnstown 4 New Jersey 1 Rhode Island 5 Cape Cod 5 Western Canada Medicine Hat 5 New Westminster I The Pass 7 Edmonton 5 Saskatchewan Junior Prince Albert 8 Estevan 6 Alberta Junior Red Deer 10 Lelhbridge 4 British Columbia Junior Kamloops 11 Nanalmo 1 Vancouver 5 Vernon 4 PRO BASKETBALL NBA Eastern Conferenct Atlantic Division W L Pet. GBL Boston ........ 52 12 .813 - New York..... 50 18 .735 4 Buffalo ........ 19 46 .292 33Vb Philadelphia ... 8 60 .118 46 Central Division Baltimore ...... 41 23 .641 - Atlanta ........ 36 30 .545 i Housfon ....... 26 40 .394 16 Cleveland..... 24 41 .369 1 7 Western Conference Midwest Division Milwaukee..... 36 22 .671 - Chicago ....... 42 23 .646 iVt Detroit ........ 30 35 .462 14Vi K.C.-Omaha ... . 31 39 .443 16 Pacific Division Los Angeles .... 49 17 .742 - Golden State .. .. 40 25 . 615 8'A Phoenix ....... 32 35 .478 17'/j Seattle ......... 21 47 .309 29 Portland ....... 16 50 .242 33 Red Devils holster playoff hopes come up empty-handed DRUMHELLER (Special) - Dale Booth with three goals led Drumheller Falcons to an 8-0 Alberta Junior Hockey League victory over Lethbridge Sugar Kings Sunday. Ryan Wecker, Grant Pushie. Lloyd Stephens, Brian Maxwell and Fred Hucul rounded out tlie scoring for Drumheller. The Falcons held period leads of 2-0 and 4-0. Drumheller outshot Lethbridge 41-34 and tcok 10 of 15 minor penalties. Sugar Kings are assessed two of three major penalties. In Calgary the Canucks scored six goals in the third period to defeat Edmonton Mete 10-3 Sunday. Mark Lomenda and Greg Smith with two goals each led a 57-shot barrage on Edmonton goalie Ray McLeod. Brian Miller, Brock Kaluznick, Jim Pat-enaude, Jim Fetters, Mike Bruce and Warren Cook added singles. Peter Skrabyk, (lord Brim-combe and Bill Kidd replied for Edmonton. In Red Deer t h e Rustlers, sparked by a two-goal outburst by Reg Kinch, downed the Pass Red Devils 5-2 Sunday. Gord Dillon, Dale Bingham and Barry Lsssiter added single goals, while John Hawkins and Derek Haas scored for the Pass. Red Deer Rustlers scored seven goals in the third period to whip Lethbridge Sugar Kings 10-4 Saturday night. Gord Dillon with three goals and Darryl Wallis with two led the Rustlers. Other goals came from Brian Sutter, Reg Kinch, Bill Haynes, Terry Wittchen and Doug Lindskog. Peter McMahon scored twice for Lethbridge with Darrell Zaparniuk and Ron Weiland adding one each. Red Deer took 14 of 22 penalties, including a misconduct and a major. Lethbridge was also charged with a misconduct. Ted Stokes made 38 saves for Lethbridge, with Andy Mydlak turning aside 27 shots on the Red Deer net. In Blairmore Rob Flockhart and Larry Lestander each fired two goals Saturday night to help the Pass Red Devils down Edmonton Mets 7-5. Derek Haas, Ivan Christen-son and Wayne Krebs contributed the other goals for the Pass, while Peter Skrabyk spearheaded the Edmonton attack with two goals. Others were scored by Bill Kidd, Brian Schneider and Dave Pettinger. The Pass held period leads of 3-2 and 6-3. The Red Devils took seven of 13 minor penalties and each squad was slapped with one misconduct. The Pass outshot Edmonton 41-37. 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