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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, February II, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAL9 NICKLAUS IN PAIN Jack Nicklaus grimaces afler missing a birdie try on the final hole of the Jackie Gleason Inverrary Classic. Nicklaus was bothered on the putt by a passing airplane and finished second to Tom who won wilh a 10- under-par 278 total. Wirepholo) Tom Weiskopf collects for his work FORT LAUDEHDALE, Fla. I raked, we'd have slapped (AP) How sweet it was, "It's just wonderful to beat you. Jack." a grinning Tom Weiskopf told thai legendary man Nicnlaus. "You'll go down as the greatest golfer ever and today I beat you." Weiskopf and Nicklaus turned Jackie Gleason's Inverrary Classic into a Ohio Stale University alumni tourna- ment. Tom was Ihe best of the old Buckeyes Sunday, closing wilh a 68 for a 10-under-par 278 total. His pay cheque: Nicklaus bungled a two-footer at tlie IGlh hole and rimmed out a pull, trying tor a lying birdie on the I8l.li, settling for a final-round 07 and 278. Jack's consolation: "My dad's a railroad said Weiskopf. "It lakes him five years to make what I earned today. I'm a very lucky guy who's finally grown up a little at the age of 29." WAS SPOILED BHAT Weiskopf, billed as anotlier Jack Nicklaus when he followed the Golden Bear out of Ohio State, became known as one of the lour's biggest spoiled brats when he hit the circuit in 1965. That, he says, is changing. "Just when I was ready to quit, I decided (o gel off my tail and grow up a little." said Weiskopf. "That was just before the Philadelphia Open last Au- Iwo-shol penalty on him." Thai would have cost Weis- kopf tire difference be- tween first ana second place and tested that new-found matu- rity to its limits. Despite finishing Nicklaus nudged within striking distance of Arnold Palmer for the career money-winning lead. Palmer, shooting 80-79 the final two rounds, finished next to last in (lie field and collected a paltry His lifetime pot is Nicklaus rose tc short o] Jack could Ire come No. 1 this week by laking firsl prize in lire Dora] Eastern Open at Miami. McLendon finished wilh 70 for a 280 total, missing birdie pull, by an inch on each of the las two holes, and earned a healthy for third. Buddy Allin Tony Jacklin, Bob Smilh an Chi Chi Rodriguez were at 202 pick up cheques for 510.140. Jim Christopher sticks to story TORONTO Jim Christopher of Detroil, Mich., said in a statement made in a lawyer's office here Saturday that neither George Chuvalo, Canadian heavyweight b o sing champion, nor his manager Irv L'serman, both of Toronto, had anything to do with the re- ported "dive" Christopher look- in a Monday night fight at Win- nipeg. Christopher and Chuvalo were among Ihe participants on the card that resulted in the death of 27-year-old Stewart Gray of Toronto. Gray died about 24 hours after being knocked out by gi-s, and I wen, out and won it." J 'If 2VM: U a bout for the Canadian ardizc his lead in golf's richest tournament. As if in a fog. he ualkcd through a sand trap Sunday while pncing yardage to Ihe green. "I Imow you can't rake in your Tom sr.id, "but Mac MoLeralon his playing partner and 1 agreed Ilial I walked in the patli of my shot." NOT I'EXAUZKO There were many confusing posl-lonnicy explanations o f applicable rules but Wciskcpf ua> not penalized. A Inur offi- rial said, however. "If Tom had liil his shot inlo Ihe Imp he had peg liph l-heavyweight ship. champion- sued a statement saying h took a dive because his life was threalened. Subsequently, Ihe Manilob Boxing and Wrestling Commi: sion, which was investigstin tire death of Gray when Chris topher released his statemen to a Winnipeg lawyer, suspenc ed Chuvalo and Ungerman along with Chuvalo's traine Ted McWhorters and C'hristo pher from taking part in an professional match in the pro1 ince until an investigation ml the four-fight card is cor pleted. In his statement Saturdaj Christopher said: "I cr.mc her to tell the Iruth and pel the whole tiling cleaned up. I want to clear them (Chuvalo and Un- Petkevich wins skating gold for U.S. Canadians rebound after loss to Soviets LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (CP) igure skater John Misha Pet- evich of Ihe United Slates napped Russia's stranglehold n the. early events o[ the World hiversity Winter Games as he 'on the gold medal in the men's singles Sunday. In the hockey tournament nl Jlallsburg, the Canadian col- ege team rebounded from a oss to the Russians to post a M ictory over the United States unday in the second game of nine-game round-robin ser- es. The Russians had outskated le Canadians for a 9-3 win in :ie opening game oi the series aturday. Petkevich, a 22-year-old pre- medical student at Harvard col- ge was awarded six ordinals place from all but one fora crowd-pleasing rce skaling performance to de- eat Russian Vladimir Kovalev. Kovalev, who led alter the ompulsory figures, also did 'ell in the free-skating finals, 'erry Mulchings of Arizona "tale University placed third, VIN SECOND GOLD The Russians took their sec- md gold medal when Elena Iharkova and Gennady Karpon- ov protected an early lead and von over the Czechoslovak pair i the free-skating finals of ice lancing. The Soviet pair, wilh nine or- linals, sneaked out a razor thin 'ictory over Diana and Martin Skotnicka of Czechoslovakia, who were awarded 10 ordinals, Tile Czechs accumulated more lerformance points than the lussians but the decisive ordl- ,als rating, in which the judges rank the competitors, went in avor oi the Russians. Debbie Grnaon and Bradley Hislop of Seattle, with 12 ordi> nals, were third in the dancing. The Soviet Union claimed its 'irst gold medal earner Sunday when Galina K a r e 1 i n a and jeorgy Proskouin defeated the only other competitors, Ihe U.S. entry, in Ihe pairs figure skat- ing. In hockey, Canada held the U.S. scoreless through the firs period while Steve Latinovich got the Canadians' first goal ind Bob Monro added two ore. The U.S. stormed hack at the LONDON (API Orient, an unfashionable Second Division earn, grabbed a last minulc vinniag goal Saturday to topple Chelsea 3-2 in the biggest upset f the fifth round in the English Football Association Cup. Barrie Fairbrother scored the ;oal that sent the whole of East xmdon into a frenzy of excite- ment. Chelsea had led 2-0 at one tage in the first half. Other teams fighting through o the quarter-finals of the big n o u k o tournament were Chrislopher, who was knock- germanl. They wouldn't do this ed out in the second round of to me. They have'helped me a his fighl with Chuvalo- later is- lot." Kodiaks win exhibition encounters The visiling Concordia Col lege of Portland, Oregon provec to be no match for the power ful Lethbridge Community Col legc Kodiaks as they sufferci Iheir second loss to the hos club in Raymond Saturda; night. Friday night the Kodiaks usei a second half out-burst t thump Concordia 99-79 in th LCC gymnasium. Saturday night the two club met before a capacity crow in the Raymond High Schoo Tlie locals built up a soli 40-24 at half-time and went o to bounce Concordia 76-44. Curl Wolsey paced the Rod1 aks 43 per cent shooting aver age with 17 points while Can Williams and Gil W o s n a c added 13 and 12 points re- spectively. Owight While was top score for Concordia with 17 point followed by Chuck Gerken wit' 16. Bruce Carlson also added 1 points in a losing cause. Tlie Kodiaks used the two ex hibition matches to tune-up fo a playoff series against th provincial winners next Satur day. division sttiys .s gma .back on top liols cosily jfor slndcnls KKOXVILLE, Tenn. Five University of Tennessee alhlctcs and Iwo student HSSIS- lanls have been Mrippcd of Ilicir MliiiR on or IKI.S- kclhnll .c.imc.s. President Kdw.-nd .1- Moling ,-ilsn said one employee had re- sipncr1 as a refill of tin- gam- bling on campus a.'id Iwo alhlrifs had been placed on probnlion for n year lor knowing about Ilio belting nucl failing In repnrl Tho Kivixvillc NVw.vScnlinrl saici il had learned lhal five loolhnll and Iwo basketball players were Involved, By THE CANADIAN THESS ilegina Pats took away first place from Saskatoon Blades bul lhat was Ihe only significant chr.nge in Ihe standings after weekend action in the Western Canada Hockey League. The, Pals thrashed visiling Swift Current Broncos 9-1 Sun- day and the win gave -them a record of 33 wins, 10 defeats and two lies for 68 poinls in the onslcrn division, one more than Saskatoon which suffered two defeats al Ihe hands of Flin numbers in the Manitoba eily. the Illades lost I) I Saturday and 7-4 Sunday In other action, Victoria Con- pars visitinp Vancouver Nats 0-2 Saluixlay and New Westminster Bruins host Winnipeg Jcls Calgary Ccn- lnii.il.s- whipped Victoria fr.'l ,-il Culpiiry and Edmonton Oil shaded Medicine lints Ti- gers 6-5 in an overtime game at Edmonton, til on Sunday. Brandon Wheat are third in tlie east with 50 points, Flin Klon is lourlh wilh 53, Win- nipeg fifth wilh 11 and Swift Current last wilh 37. CALGARY LEADS WEST In ihe wesl, Calgary still has a commanding 85 poinLs, 11 more than Edmonton and New Westminster. The Oil Kings, however, have second place because they have four games in hand over Ihe Bruin.s. Medicine Hal is fourth with (VI, Victoria fifth wilh and Van- couver last 'tidi Al Ciilfiiiry. John Senkpiel scored Ihree limes In pace the (enlcnnial.s to viclory over Ihe Cougars. Brian Walker- Jerry Holland (ind Bob Nyslrom were Ihe other Calgary .scorers. Victoria's goals cjime from Sir-urn, Donaldson mid Murray Al r.epina, Al Harrcll paved Ihe way for the slandiiigs .shuf- fle with three goals whiln Den- nil EobchuJt ndddl two end Seolt Smith, Clark Gillies, Mik Wanchuk and Ken Marit con tributcd one each. Vern M c C o r m i c k spoilc rookie goalie Eddie Staiowski shutout hid wilh the lone Swi Current goal nearly 15 minulc into the second period. In Hie cliff-hanger at Ednioii ton, Darcy Ttota needed only 1 seconds of sudden-death ove time to give the Oil Kigs vi< lory. II llola's second goal i Ihe, pame and double.-gofll pc formances also were forl.hcon ing from Brian Ogilvic and Cur tis Sliokoplcs. Sinn Weir got. two goals pace the Tigers while Hi Miller, Lanny McDimnld and E Johnslone Rot the olhcrs. II wn Johnslone's goal, (lie only one i Ihe Ihii-d period, Ihnl. forced II: overtime. In Ihe only game lonight, Victoria is at Edmon ton. start of the second period, scor- ing twice within the first two minutes on goals by Bruce Falk and Phil Willliff. But Ihe Cana- dians stymied the U.S. drive, Bruce Jordelt interrupted the picking up tallies from Wright, Latinovich and Steve Carylyle lo lake a commanding tx( lead. V ME IT'S HER WHO'S THE SEE-THROUGH Canadian onslaught wilh the third U.S. goal. Wright, Carlyle and in Kirk scored for Canada in the third period while the U.S. added its final marker from Leu Williams. Alexandre Budounov scored four goals for Russia against '.he Canadians Saturday and Vuri Lebedev and Alexei ilisliin with two apiece and Vadimir Rasko accounted for the olhcr Soviet goals. Russia led 4-0 until the I7lh minute of the second period when John Wright goi Canada's initial goal. Kasimier Lysionck and Sieve Latinovich were thu other Canadian marksmen. Cougars CoaMale edge Idgcs Chelsea 3-2 Orient scores big upset sion and Birmingham City from the Second Division. Derby and defending cham- pion A'rsenal fought to a 2-2 draw and Manchester United was held to a scoreless draw at home by second division Mid- dlesbrough. Those two game will be replayed next week. With a goal by David Webb in the 27th minute and another by Peler Osgood eight minutes later, Chelsea had appeared well on the way to a comforta- ble victory. But a goal by Leeds, Tottenham. Huddersfield George Hoadley cut Chelsea's and Stoke from the First Divi- lead to 2-1 a minute before half-time, and iO.OOO fans who jammed into Orient's little ground roared their heroes on in the second hall. Mike Bullock evened the score in the 50th minute. Chelsea piled on the pressure but wilh the final seconds ticking away, two Orient men broke tlirough wilh only Ron Harris to stop them. They swept past the Chel- sea star and Fairbrother shot lire winning goal. Nobby Stiles, one of England's World Cup heroes in 1966, helped Middlesbrough to force a draw against his old team. The pennant winning Catho- lic Central Cougars of the South- ern Alberta "A" Boy's Basket- ball League had ihcir hantis full wilh Ihe Coaldale Kate An- drews Gaels, but came up wilh a 40-41 viclory in exhibition bas- ketball action Saturday. The Cougars grabbed a 13-7 lead alter the first quarter of play and increased it to 22-15 at half-Lime. Coaldale, members of Ihe Southwest Boy's Basket ball Conference came alive in the second hall and took over Ihe lead with a slim 38-37 margin midway through the final eight minutes of action. Calvin Poirier led the Coug- ars wilh 15 points while Sikora and Randy Rover added 15 and 10 poinls respectively. 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