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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBHIDGE HERALD WtdnMday, February 26, 1975 Mitchell to meet Alberta foursome MONCTON, N.B. (CP) Marj Mitchell's Regina rink, defending the Canadian women's curling cham- pionship won the last six years by Saskatoon-area clubs, appears headed for a show- down tonight with Alberta. The Saskatchewan four- some racked up its fifth consecutive win Tuesday night, hanging an 11-6 defeat on Ontario's Bea Cole of Lon- don. But Miss Mitchell, a 26- year-old social worker, isn't Boog now an Indian MIAMI (AP) Boog Powell, the slipping slugger of Baltimore Orioles, was traded to Cleveland Indians Tuesday along with pitcher Don Hood in exchange for catcher Dave Duncan and minor leauge out- fielder Alvin McGrew. "Boog contributed a heckuva lot to this franchise over the general manager Frank Cashen of the Orioles said. "I'm truly sorry that he had to gd. "But when we got Lee May in a trade, he was committed to play first base. That left Boog without a position, and without a job." The Orioles had been trying to swing a deal for Powell -since the winter baseball meetings in 1973 after the first of two consecutive off years for the big first baseman. Powell was named the most valuable player in the Ameri- can League in 1970 after hitting .297 with 35 home runs and 114 runs batted in. But his batting average slipped to .265 in each of the past two seasons, and his pwer hitting also took a nosedive. about to forecast a sweep for the Prairie rink, especially with games today against the popular host New Brunswick entry skipped by Ivy Lord of Saint John and Sharon Grigg's Medicine Hat club. Sharon, with four wins in five starts here, has the best chance to throw a wrench into Saskatchewan's domination of the championship that goes back to 1969 when Joyce McKee started the provincial sweep. In other Tuesday night games, Gail Hiscock of St. John's cracked five in the fourth to lift Newfoundland to a 12-5 win over New Brunswick. Diane Blanchard's Prince Edward Island crew from Char- lottetown registered its first win, 9-8, over Joan Mogk of Souris, Man.; Marion Rad- cliffe's Kelowna, B.C. club took Lee Tobin's Quebec four- some from Montreal 9-4, and Alberta easily' handled the Phyllis MacDonald Nova Scotia representatives from Halifax, 10-2. In the afternoon draw, it was Quebec 8 Ontario 7, New- foundland 8 Nova Scotia 6, British Columbia 14 New Brunswick 3, Alberta 5 Manitoba 4, and Saskatchewan 8 P.E.I. 5. Today's afternoon draw has Manitoba going against Nova Scotia, P.E.I, meeting Quebec, New Brunswick against Saskatchewan, New- foundland playing Alberta and Ontario playing B.C. The evening draw, in addi- tion to the Alberta- Saskatchewan showdown, has Newfoundland against B.C., Nova Scotia meeting Quebec, Ontario playing P.E.I, and New Brunswick facing Manitoba. SOUTHERN ALTA. JUVENILE LEAGUE HOCKEY IslofbutonStmi-FinilplivoHs TONIGHT, Wed., Feb. 26th p.m. CIVIC ICE CENTRE Leth. Juvenile Warriors Brooks Juveniles Adults Students 50t Children AGAC playoffs scheduled for LCC Friday, Saturday The Alberta Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball playoffs will be held at the Lethbridge Community College Friday and Saturday nights. Four teams will be featured in the single knockout competition, NAIT, SA1T, Mount Royal College and the LCC Kodiaks. The Kodiaks finished on top of the conference at the conclusion of regular season play with a 15-1 record while Mount Royal was next in line with a 14-2 showing. NAIT was third with 12-4 and SAIT fourth at 11-5. The opening game Friday will pit the Mount Royal Cougars against the NAIT Ookpiks at while the Kodiaks will take to the floor against SAIT Trojans at p.m. A consolation game will be played Satur- day between the losers of Friday's contests at and the championship game between the two winners will go at p.m. Kodiaks will be laboring without the ser- vices of John Jasiukiewicz and Guy Pomahac. Jasiukiewicz was injured in a weekend series of games in Bozeman, Montana when he suffered muscle spasms in his back and Pomahae came up with an achilles tendon problem during practice. Despite playing only one league game in the past three weeks the Kodiaks are in good shape according to their coach Ben Brooks. "We played well together as a team down in Bozeman and I was pleased with the performance of some of the boys. Cur- tis (Travis) came on real well and played some good ball for us as did Greg Hess and Dave the LCC mentor stated. Besides a strong starting five the Kodiaks have plenty of depth with players like Bruce Hamilton, Wayne Anderson, Wendell Cahoon, Dave Peterson and Robert Wells. Kendoh Eakett will be looked on to pick up most of load as well as play his own- strong game and Glenn Schuler will have to come up with strong games both under the boards and scoring wise. Mount Royal College comes into the playoffs direct from their competing in the Canada Winter Games basketball where they finished up in sixth spot overall. Coached by Jack Kenyon, Mount Royal will have to get top efforts from Stu Bauck, Brian Smith and Dave Fulks if CURTIS TRAVIS they expect to unseat the Kodiaks as ACAC champions. NAIT Ookpiks finished strong in conference play and with league leading scorer Rick Gawlick on their squad they led the conference in the highest points per game. SAIT gave the Kodiaks one of their toughest games in conference play and boast three boys from Southern Alberta on their squad, Kim Woolf, Bruce Restall and Ed Dick. The LCC Kodietee drill team, who were such a hit during their performances at the Canada Winter Games basketball, will entertain at half time during the game each evening. Admission for the games is 50 cents for students and for adults and all seats are reserved. The winner of this playoff tournament will travel to Saskatoon March 7-8 for the 4-West regional championships. Nowak fits in with Bruins, Stapleton's Cougars get break Seals get some good news OAKLAND (AP) Munson Campbell, the man running California Seals for the National Hockey League, said Tuesday that the possibility San Francisco businessman Mel Swig will buy the club "is the best news that this hockey franchise has had since its inception." Swig said Tuesday that sev- eral new people have joined his group of investors con- sidering making a bid for the NHL's weakest franchise, one that will probably be moved to Denver next year if no buyer is found who is willing to keep the team in the San Francisco Bay area. TIRE AND AUTOMOTIVE CENTRE FIBERGLASS BELTED POLYESTER CORD TIRES fITTt TRAC Sole Sale Price blockwall E78-I4 Fiberglass Belted For Strength Traction Smooth Riding Polyester Cord Wide Series '78' Design No Irode-m required .No charge for lire mounting MILEAGE GUARANTEED MILES Of 36 MONTHS Every HALIMARK tire carriei a lifetime guarantee against rood haiards and work'manship WITHOUT nd w LIMIT TO MONTHS OR MIIE5 AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE. HIAVY DUTT CUSTOM One Low Price For Most li i ,-1 Compact, Medium ond 36MONTH] standard North Amori. with exchange Dry charged for 3 yean of dependable high performance power. Series 01, 191. 22F, 24F, 42. Sites For Most North American Luxury Cars Series 27. 27F. (33.11 AM ADJUITAUI SHOCK AMORBMf EN6INE- TUNE-UP ________ _ 4 cyl. Most NORTH AMERICAN CARS 6 Cylinder cms 21.75 8 Cylinder cars only 34.75 Lei our eiperl mechanics: INSTAtl: New plugs, Champion. AC. lile, points, rotor, and condenser. ADJUST: Engine liming, dwell, and corburplor. CHECK: Air filler. Gasoline liller, PCV Volye, Ignition Wire, and'complele Electrical'System. TRACK fTfRIO The NHL bought the Seals a year ago from its last owner, Charles Finley, and has oper- ated it through this season. Each of the other NHL teams stands to lose roughly when the Seals' losses for the season are divided up. The league paid Finley a re- ported million for the club, but there are indications it could change hands the next time for less money, especial- ly if a move can be avoided. "We're getting close to an agreement as to how low they'll Swig said. Munson said Swig will have "our total support and co- operation in his efforts to purchase the but he added he was not speaking on behalf of NHL president Clarence Campbell or the league's board of governors. Munson said he expected the fate of the Seals' franchise to be settled by early May.. Swig, 57, is the member of a prominent San Francisco family which has extensive real estate holdings. He. was. president in the mid 1960s of San Francisco Seals of the old Western Hockey League. SIGN 1975 PACTS CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Shortstop Larry Bowa and second baseman Dave Cash, both all-stars last season, have signed contracts for the 1975 baseball season, Philadelphia Phillies an- nounced Tuesday. ANDYCAPP THE CANADIAN PRESS Hank Nowak didn't take long to fit in with the big, had Boston Bruins. Playing in his third game for Boston, he scored one goal and got into two fights Tues- day night while the Bruins were beating Pittsburgh Penguins 6-4 in a National Hockey League game. "You can't do better than said Boston coach Don Cherry, summing up the per- formance of Nowak, just ac- quired from Detroit Red Wings. "He scored the winning goal and had two fights. And he took on a pretty good one in (Bob) Kelly." In Tuesday's other NHL games, Toronto Maple Leafs clubbed Minnesota North Stars 9-2, New York Islanders shut out St. Louis Blues 3-0 and Chicago Black Hawks whipped Washington Capitals 6-2. Nowak was playing on a line with NHL scoring leader Phil Esposito. "I haven't practised with the line yet but I talked to Summaries CHICAGO 6 WASHINGTON 2 Firs period: ;1. Chicago, Tallon 1 (Martin. Hull) 2. Chicago. Rola 20 (BoldireV) Rallies Cowick Magnuson Second period: 3. Washington, Gilbertson 5 (Anderson. Williams) 4. Washington, Lesuk 7 (While) 5. Chicago. Gagnon 13 (Miklta, Russell) 6. Chicago. Martin 13 (White, Redmond) Penalties Jones Jolly Miklta. Labre Russell Marson Third period: 7. Chicago, Tallon 2 (Redmond. Hull) 6. Chicago. Boldirev 19 (Magnuson) Penalties Boldirev Redmond Russell, Marson. Bloom, Rota C. Mulvey, Labre (minors, majors) Jarrett Shots oh goal by C'hicago 9 7 Washington 10 11 Attendance TORONTO 9 MINNESOTA 2 First period: 1. Toronto, Alexander 4 (McDonald) 2. Toronto. McDonald 12 (Thompson, Ferguson) 3. Toronto. Sillier 24 (Ellis, Dunn) Penalty O'Brien Second period: 4. Toronto, Stoughton 16 (Keon, Kelly) 5. Minnesota, Talafous B (Gratton) 6. Toronto, Alexander 5 (McDonald) Penalties Stoughton Third period: 7. Toronto, Thompson 17 (Ferguson) 8. Toronto, Neely 4 (McKenny. Kebn) 9. Toronto, Ferguson 14 (McDonald) 11. Minnesota. Gratton 11 (Boucha, Penalties Williams, Dunn Hlcke Hextall (double majors) Fleit Shots on goal by Toronto 13 14 18-45 Minnesota 6 9 Attendance BOSTON 6 PITTSBURGH 4 First period: 1. Pittsburgh. Pronovost 33 (Stackhouse, Paradise) 2. Boston, Sheppard 22 (Schmautz. Orr) Penalties Wilkins Savard Apps Plasse, Nowak Kelly. Nowak (majors) Second period: 3. Pittsburgh. Kehoe 23 (Schock) 4. Pitt- sburgh. Kelly 20 (Larouche, Arnason) 5. Boston. Marcotte 25 (Savard) 6. Boston, O'Reilly 11 (Savard, Marcotte) 7. Pittsburgh, Morrison 2 (Kelly) Penalties Pronovost Campbell, Nowak. (minor, Kehoe (game mis- conduct) Third period: 8. Boston, VadnalE 13 (Orr. Schmautz) 9. Boston, Nowak 9 (Vadnals, Sheppard) 10, Boston. Savard 15 (O'fleilly) Penalty Stumpf Shots on goal by Pittsburgh 9 11 Boston 10 17 Attendance ISLANDERS 3 ST. LOUIS 0 First period: No scoring. Penalty Thomson Second period: 1. NY Islanders, Drojin 11 (Parise, Westfall) 2. NY Islanders, Henning (Marshall) 3. NY Islanders. Westlall 15 (Fortler, Drouin) Penalties' Fortler Hess Lewis Third period: No scoring. Penalties St. Laurent Lukowlch Bob Plager Shots on goal by St. Louis 6 5 NY Islanders 10 10 Attendance Esposito before the he said. "He told me where he'd like me to play and where he plays." "They've always been the big bad Bcuins. I hope I'll be a big bad Bruin." The Bruins came to life in the third period with goals by Carol Vadnais, Nowak and .Andre Savard. Rookie defenceman Claire Alexander, called up in January from Oklahoma City Blazers of the Central Hockey League, scored three goals to power the Leafs past Minnesota. Toronto, which outshot the Stars 45-23, got a goal and two two assists each from Errol Thompson, George Ferguson and Lanny McDonald. Tonight's schedule has St. Louis at New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers at Atlan- ta, Vancouver Canucks at Montreal Canadiens, Washington at Pittsburgh, Los Angeles Kings at Detroit, Minnesota at California Golden Seals and Kansas'City Scouts at Toronto. It's been a long season for Chicago Cougar coach Pat Stapleton, but Tuesday night he got a break. "At least the overtime peri- ods are getting he said after the Cougars had beaten the Edmonton Oilers 4- 3 with a goal from Gary MacGregor 11 seconds into overtime in a World Hockey Association game. The victory was the fourth in a row for the Cougars, who still remain five points behind Cleveland Crusaders in their battle for a playoff posi- tion in the Eastern Division. In other WHA games, New England Whalers edged Van- couver Blazers 3-2, In- ICO DEPARTMENT STORES A DIVISION (IF IWWOlllWOR.H CO HO Shopping Mill 202S Mayor Magrath Monday, Tuoaday Wadnoaday a.m. to p.m. Thurtday Friday fcM a.m. to fcM p.m. Se.tur.iy fcOO a.m. to p.m. dianapolis Racers defeated Baltimore Clippers 6-4, Toronto Torps beat San Diego Mariners 64 and Minnesota Fighting Saints and Winnipeg Jets tied 6-6. "Mark (Lomenda) gave me a said MacGregor of the winning goal, "and I shot it backhand through (goalie Chris) Worthy's legs. "He had been out of the net, but I think he was back in position by the time I took the shot." Miner's top league League leading Miner's Library edged Purity Bottling 3-2 Monday night in a City Recreation Hockey League game. Larry Boulton, Ken Boulton and league scoring leader Cam Hodgen scored for the winners while Ken Koskoski and Dennis Bogusky handled the losers scoring. The Labor Club doubled the score on the LCC, 4-2. Jerry Veres scored twice for the winners and Ken Krist- janson and Randy Maxwell once. Terry Pocza and Bill Buchanan replied for the LCC. Following are the league leaders and scoring leaders: STANDINGS W L Miner's Library ..........17 3 34 Purity Bottling ...........11 9 22 Labor Club.............. 7 13 14 LCC E 15 10 SCORING LEADERS GAP Cam Hodgen. Miners 23 15 38 Tim Neorello. Purilv..... 18 18 36 Richard Chollak, Miners 8 24 32 Randy Maxwell, Labor... 10 15 25 Larry Boulton, Miners 11 13 24 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WESTERN CANADA Eastern Division W L T F Saskatoon .30 18 10 281 Lethbridge ..24 26 8 256 Brandon.....23 28 Regina......24 31 Winnipeg ....16 34 FlinFlon.....15 33 Western Division ..39 15 5 347 ..34 16 6 317 ..30 22 8 272 ..29 18 10 257 ..27. 19 6 263 9 235 3 220 9 206 8 210 A Pit 210 70 267 56 266 55 240 51 319 41 318 38 216 83 219 74 241 68 215 68 218 60 Calgary .....10 41 8 199 334 28 Victoria Med Hat... 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