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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ TE LETHBRIDGE HCRAID Tuelday, February 29, 197J HOME, HOME IN THE SNOW While the Montreal Expos bask in the Florida sun Jarry 15 covered some six feat of snow. Grounds crews say the park will be ready for the Expos when they return home from training camp. (CP Wirepholo) Clarke makes move Ratelle tries hard can't take lead CAPP MONTUKAI.UTI No despite a 1 ler how Imiil lie tries, centre game point Jenn H.ilclU' of New York Hangers slill finds himself No. 2 in the iN.-iiionM Hockey League scoring race. Stalislios released today show 13-conseculivo duiinb'which he scored IB goals and 13 as- sists, Kalelle trails centre Phil Esposilo of Boston Bruins by one to 103. anter Coston explains action trio resigns WINNIPEG (CPi The; Chuvalo. his manager Irvine 1 the commission to rescind the three-man Manitoba Boring and Ungerman and trainer Ted j suspensions until the judicial Ln- Vi'restling Commission resigned JtcVYhorters, were among tlinse quiry is complete. j ,i.- ---------i-.i by the Coston said if the Monday, leaving "in limbo" the suspended indefinitely suspensions of mon m" the par-' commission. iJcipanLs in last week's contro-1 Dick Pearson, secretary commission rescinded Lbn suspension s "we've got to look like a bunch as versia] light carri here. h-easurer of the Canadian Pro- j ol donkeys." The commission sent its resig-; fessional Boxing The letter of resignation vrcs nation to Recreation Minister said in Saint John, N.B. the sus-1 signed by Coston, chairman Don Larry Desjardms, who last pensions cannot take effect na- Roland and vice-chairman Ray week ordered a full judicial in- I tionally until the federation re- j Dorry. quiry into (.lie four-fipht card ceives written from the: It said, "cons ulevinR your in- thai resulted in UK; death ol Manitoba commission. si.stencc that we revoke nur dc- Ught-heavyweiphi boxev Stewart I "There's no commission, so cisiun to bold the investigation Gray of Toronto and d.'jims by j who could enforce the suspeii- and lift the suspensions, and another lighter Dint he took a your refusal lo take thu respim- divc in his bout asr-inst Cana-1 Norm Cos I on, commission j sibilily for such action, we fool dian c h m p i o n scLTCtarv, said its members re-, we no longer hnve the confi- George nnivalo of Toronto. J signed after Dcsjardins asked dencc of you and your govcvn- The commifis-icTi alF-o had refused to comply with the min- investigation until after the gov- ernment-ordered inquiry. OTHERS SUSPENDED In addition lo Chuvalo, Ungcr-! man and McVvliortcrs. slso sus- I peiuled were heavyweights Jim I Chris ton her, Jessie Kagan and Sam Poke of Detroit; Nan's Ahmat, of Toronto, Muhammad Ali Kamaric of Regina, pro- moter Jack Keller of Kegina and Christopher's trainer, Lee Crans. Gray, '27, was knocked out in seventh round of his IMle bout with champion Al Sparks I cf Winnipeg, and died in hospi- tal shout "M hours later from I head injuries. Christopher later issued a, statement saying he took a dive j in I he second round of his boul i p.ith Cluivalo because his "life i had been threatened. In a sec- ond statement, he said Chuvalo and Ungcrman had nothing lo do wilh the threats. Coston said the commission has received statements from Uie two referees, Steve Trojack i and Peter Piper, that boxers in the other two fights may have ferried knockouts. Ahmat bent. Poke and Kn- maric slopped both by second-round knockouts. CAPRI BOWL, il was no contest as far as th? men's bnwler-ol'-lhe-wcek honors were con- cerned as Ken King went on Hie warpalh lo Itii'n in the highest triple of the year in Capri league action bowling in Gorclic's, he unleashed a 321-3-15-326 for a rip-roaring 992 triple anil an average of 330 for the three games Mel Seibert took the honors for the among the gals with a 345 in Siindquist Construction which put her 161 pins over her 184 average special mention should also go to Ifi-ycar-old Linda Malcomson who clicked fnv games of 300, 305 and 338 during the week and Ken King's big outing, of course, the new high Hirer for the year in Gordie's. Capri's representatives in the southern zone Housewives Grand Challenge rolloff in Medicine Hal March 8 have been determined with the winners moving on to the provincial final in Calgary .March 15 Qualifying in Hie A section were the Alley Queens from iSuMode Homes who paced the local rolloff followed by the HiLo's, Zellcrs Crabs and Lakeview Kids from JMartiiiizing The Dropouts from paced the H section followed by the Ding Dongs from fViiMode, Evergreens from Wilson's Junior Shop and the Alley Cats from Morning Coffee The individual leaders were Marg Look 291, Dorothy Okiiaslcl 301, Luella Uee 23c. LSolly Palerson 293, Pat Norlin 230. Dorothy Sorcnsen 299, Zita Tinordi 314, Rose Nunweiler, 254, Karen Carney 239, Jo Krokosh 2Wi, Shiriey Plontke 280 and Eileen Carter, Uie leadcv, at 320. By GARRY ALLISON Herald Si.ifi John Loree cf Claresholm elected president of the newh formed Albcri.i High School Rodeo Association Ibis past weekend. The organizational mooting also set down some ground rules for the high sfheoi com- petitors to follow. There will be no prize money paid to the and no entry fees will be charged at any of the high school shows. Each member will, however, be required to a 52 regi- stration fee, going to the na- tional association. Only students under 20 years of age as of Jan. 1 and main- training a average in school will be eligible for mem- bership in the association, The top three ccnlt-stanls in each event in thu province will be eligible to compete for the in p: izcs ni (ho Xa'ioml Finals slrUert for Adam Park, Colo. Aug. i-fi. Girls' events include team and break away roping, cut-. ting horse competitions, barrel racing and pole bending as as a queen contest. The boys will compete in bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull rid-1 ing. steer calE and team rcping and cutting com-; petitions. The past president of the Cal-: gary Exhibilion and Stampede, i Ed O'Connor the meeting j that the Stampede board would pay the Alberta Association's entry fee into Uie national as- sociation. The Calgary Stam- pede board also provided the facilities tor Lhe organizational j meeting. Speakers at the meeting in-1 eluded Lynn Jensen, Winston' Bruce, John Loree and Harold Mandeville. Loire's two vice presidents are Gordon Prusiiy and Russ French, The next general meeting will be in Calgary on March 2fi. This mrcling will IH? prcccederl by a flireciors meeting March I 20 in Claresholm. Ren Evanson 306 and a 778 triple, Tom Archboltl S03 and Jack Nunweiler 325 were the week's stars in Senior Citizens loaders in Cordic's were Ken with his big 345 and 992, Chester Jokuty 330, Sieve Gangur S24 and 823, Bemie Bailey 311, John Rcmpel 303 and 837, Sam Girardi 323 and 780. Duane Spitzer 311 and Bob Thomson with a great. 333 and 862 Pacing Green's were Al 305, Ken Malcomson 330, Bruce Can- field 307 and 803, Bill Cook 311, Louvra Novak 319 and IM3, Joe Dimnik 32G, Ken Larson 311 and Jack Smecd an 813 triple Bill Kelly paced the Friendly League T.vith 302 and 836. Andy Krajewski led Eagles 311 and Kim Kovacs was high in Henry Homes with 302 Olher leaders included Tak Katakami 305, Tom Medoruma 316 and E63 and. Glen Tanaka 301 in JCCA, Dick Tiik 303 and Byron Hirsche in ('ivil Service, Eert Mezei 369 and 844r Robin Wheeldon 305. Ken Kurtz 343 and 8G1, Jack Smeed 314 and 328, Sieve Pedcrscn 339 and Ken King 30G and 781 in Major Mixed. -A- The two stars of the week in YBC play were Kim Tinordi with a 304 m bantam action and Darrel Lagler 313 in the junior-senior section. The leading ladies for the week were Wilma Valer with 290 in 13 and 1C, Gloria Pearson 329 in Wilson's, Man; Smith 293 and 781 in Speedys, Vcra Nicbolls 234 in Morning Coffee. Jean Passey 32H and C.31 in 309 and 7ti4. .leanette lloutckamer 293 and .Icanette Smeed a 722 triple in Green's Mary Wisbnevski, continuing to sparkle, wifii 318 in iN'u.Modc, Mel Seiberl .'Mn and 753 in Audrey Ouelulle 303 and 788 in Doug's. Eleanor 30G and 752, Diamic Violini 314 and 7G6 and Lindn Malcomson 300 in Major Mix- ed with Linda Malcomson's 338 and 863 triple and a 323 by Brenria Pcdorsen hiph in Adults. I In addition, Esposlto leads all goal-scorers with 55. During Ratelle's I3-ffame puiht streak was A skein of eight straight games in which he scored 13 longest such streak by any player this Beason. It boosted his goal total to 46- second best in the NHL. Neither Esposito nor Ratelle will have tiie opportunity to re- sume their personal scoring bat- tle tonight. Detroit fed Wings entertain Vancouver Canucks in the lone game scheduled. NEW CLUB RECORD Ratelle's 109 points total breaks the New York club record by '21. He is also a mem- ber of the second-highest scor- ing in goals and NHL hislory. Along with Rod Gilbert's 91 points and Vic Hadfield's 90, the New York line has combined for 290 scoring points, only 4G fewer Uian the record 336 collected by Esposito. Keu Hedge and Wayne season. That total included 140 goals. If the New York trio continues its current pace over the Rangers' remaining 16 regular- season games, they would finish with 15B goals and 365 points. While Esposito and Ratelle have stood in the scoring lime- light most of the season, a West Division centre has been quietly forging bis way into the thick of the battle. Bobby Clarke of Philadelphia Flyers has since the half- way point of the the West Division's hottest point- getter with 15 gofis and 28 points over 23 games. e Clarke, a 22-year-old native of Flin Flon. Man., now is lied for IGlh place in the over-all scor- ing race, and for second place wilh S'.ais Mikita and Pit Martin of Chicago Black Hawks among Division players. All three have 50 points, al- though Clarke leads in goals with 25. Chicago's Bobby Hull is first in the West Division with I points. Clarke holds the Philadelphia club record for most goals scored in a most, achieved last season. The Chicago goallcnding eom- binalion of Tony Esposito, Gary Smith and Gerry TJesjardins continues to lead the Vezina Trophy race with a combined goats-against average of 2.07. The Hawks total of 12 shut- outs leads the league' while Es- posito's individual mark of eight 15 also tups. SCORIN3 LEADERS; NY Orr, Bos NY Hadflc'd, NY R. Hull, Clii K M1I 3 A Pts ?IM 55 SS HO dS ii il 109 i 79 70 99 BB 39 5? 71 K W 90 104 if) 16 Ei.t Eucyk, EJrs r-i'-rnayir, "II Prrlrnonrl, Del rrrrcpi.ll. Duf Tcr..... Clarke, Plia Mikils, Chi Marlln, chj Lcmalre, ft'll McKeniie, Bos Bercnscn, Del Dionnp, Dpi...... Unper, SL D. Hull, Chi 76 37 35 65 16 :n ,15 65 B 19 46 106 35 3! a i :-3 W 62 13 35 35 61 30 3? 39 61 18 il 59 TO !5 33 58 71 11 3t 58 36 19 39 53 50 73 3d 57 If, 17 39 54 fii 35 30 55 10 19 36 55 10 30 34 SI 77 77 35 5J 8 13 Jl 5J 25 Miners' retain playoff hopes Miners' Library kept tteir playoff hopes alive waxing' the U of L Prongbovns 8-3 in the first of two City Recreation Hockey League games staged at Henderson Ice Centre Mon- day night. Meanwhile the Williams Fly- ers are making a serious bid to catch the league-leading Labor Club as they doubled the score on Purity Bottling wilh a 6-3 decision. Miners' Library sport nine points Lo this date and have a good chance catching either the Pronghorns or the Bottlers who are dead locked in third place with 14 points each. Miners' have four games left as well as the Bottlers while the Pronghorns will complete their schedule in three. In last night's contest the Pronghorns held a slim 2 1 margin after the first period, but sat back and watched the Miners' skate to six straight goals lo earn the victory. Brian Murkin and Bob Ba- lazs tallied twice for the Miners' while Randy Maxwell, Richard Chollack, Bob Boswell and Gary Canadine added sin- gles. Maxwell also chipped in with four helpers in the Miners' scoring spree. Jim Ferguson, Boh Turner and Gary Smith replied for the Pronghorns. In the second game staged last night the Williams Flyers came back from a 1 0 deficit to slam the Purity Bottlers. The victory pushed the Flyers closer to the Labor Club who lead the league with 24 points with five games re- maining. The Flyers have 19 points with four games left in league play. Jim Dundas, Bruce Lowe, Bob Reid, George Waselenak, Tex Wiebe and Clilf Block hammered in a goal each for the Flyers while Tom Yip, Gary Paskuski and Mason Broun notched solo markers for the Bottlers. Action will resume Wednes- day night with the Pronghorns hosting the Fivers at 8 p.m. and the Miners' faking on Labor Club at p.m. TEAM STANDINGS W L T Labor Club 12 3 I Williams 6 A 1 Purity..... 7 fl o U ol L 7 V 0 Miners' Lib..... 3 n 1 SCORING LEADERS G i Tim Negrello, L.C. 11 Al Rnv.nlrec, L.C. 11 Bob Balarv, Miners' 14 Gary Smifh, U cf L 15 Bob Turner. U of L u Dennis Kisio, U cf L 18 Waliy Tunow, U U 10 Don flruchel, L.C. 11 Gerry Heck, Miners' 4 Al Willis, L.C..... G F A PI 79 51 2 Pis PIM 36 2 33 79 1 27 1 27 75 1 NAMED COACH FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Don Trull, former quarter- back with Edmonton Eskimos ol the Canadian Football League, has been named freshman coach at the University of Ar- kansas, atblclic director George Cole announced Monday night. i Trull spent the last eight years in professional football, five with Houston Oilers anrl j one vvith Boston Patriots both j the National Football League, I and hvo with Edmonton of the CFL's Wcs'ern Conference. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR W Cfll. Red 3f Cal, Car.ucks Ti Lclhbridge Cdm. Lej Edvn. Mov 17 NATIONAL LEAGUE EJsr Div Roslon York Montreal ,14 Delreit 77 13 Chir 107 41 I7fi 710 59 30 163 293 26 F A pr 764 145 1D1 368 T.U 93 339 84 101 201 63 1H 17T S3 163 33? il 152 719 3fi Ul Bi 1 13 73 172 205 53 175 736 51 151 193 J9 1J5 30 Iho firs I, nil- >lar bafkolhajl tf.'ini of Uie CVuiJid.i DivLsitn nf llio 1 n I o r c ol Icffi.'itc Alhlol.ic Knrwdrd UTTO as- sifincn to M.'jrly Lyons of AJhcr- la ;inrl Gorrlon lloslial of Vir- Vikings in balloting by Uw five oMchr.s in the divi- sion. Mifco Frishy of iJin Ooldon and Hnnny Qunncc of ('nlfr-iry UTIV lied for .starting conU'c. Th tinder birds, defeated Huskies of Uie Orcni. Plains Division in a bcst.-nr-l.hrco pories lasl iveoktMid in V.inrouvor, ad- vanced lo Min Ci'iiifirlian fntrr- njllcpialo cliaiiipifinsbips lo be held in Vancouver (liit, week- end. Individual division nil sUir trains .selected tbi.9 year thorn was no inter- hckiiiK play between Ibo two divisioiw. Tlic enlJru will lo Ireeomo (he Can- ada West Athletic Association (lio firo-nt Plains Atlilciic AsForiaLinn in all sports ex- empt football next season. Thorson (he Canada Vn'sl M-orinR rh.'impionsliip with 300 points in JG gomes lor mi average of 1J1.8. Included wore 12-1 field poals and 54 frop throM's by the UBC VRle- eran playing in his final sea- son, lloslial was second wilh a It.7 average, JlorrLs was Ihinl with H.J, and Tom Holmes of of Victoria bad M.I. The throe top centre.1; were John Mills of nrRisli Columbia wilh a 13.2 jivorafio, Quancc u-ith 1 and Fri.sby uith 1-2.2. Mills voted starting cen- tre o[ the second laam. Jim LaLhrop of Calgary and Wally Tolle.slmp of Alberta nwir-f] second loam forward post ions and Thnndrr- hirds1 Stan Cnllogari and Lelli- bridfie Ma- gicrowski were Domed guards. 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