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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, February S9, 1972 THE tETHBRIDCt HERALD 9 Beaton suffers loss Pezer concerns Manitoba rink FIRST ROCK British Colombia skip Belty Betts- worth throws the firs) rock in the Canadian mammamt curling championship at Saskatoon Monday. Bettsworlh lort 12-7 to Alberto's Polly Beaton in the first round, U.S., Europe athletes dominate Richardson in LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (CP- C a n a d 1 a n who stunned the the SASKATOON (CP) Audrey Williamson o[ Manitoba looked (oreward to an "interesting chal- lenge" today in a third-round game against Lee Tobin of Quebec in the Canadian women's curling championship. But the skip of the only unde- feated western rink is still con- cerned about defending cham- pion Vera Pezcr of Saskatche- wan, who lost 9-7 on an extra end to Quebec in an early upset Monday of the round-robin tour- nament. "I don't know anything about Quebec and don't know what strategy the rink will said Mrs. Williamson, a member oi the Brandon Curling Club. "The big threat is still Saskat- chewan and skip Vera Pezer. I played against her and shes hard to beat." The Manitoba four some, which includes third Mabel Mitchell, second Flo Yeo and lead Dru Dickens, defeated and Helen Rowe of Nova Scotia 11-3 in the first days action of the 10-rink competition. SHARES LEAD Mrs. Williamson shares the lead with Mrs. Tobin of Mont- real, highly-rated Marie Toole of Prince Edward Island and Sue Ann Bartlett of Newfound- land. The rinks have 2-0 records while Saskatchewan and Polly Beaton of Alberta are 1-1. Sheila Mcleod of New Bruns- wick, Sharon Bettesworth of British Columbia, Mrs. Sillman and Mrs. Rowe are winless. Other third-round games scheduled for p.m. CST p.m. have Prince Edward Island against Nova 'obin started a rally on the ourth end with three points, tola one on the sixth and counted two on each of the 10th and llth ends. The winning points on the IHh were stolen when Mrs, Tobin, jrandmother of four, forced Grant Marchuk scored four Imes Monday evening as the A.C.T. Bantam Reps blasted he Royals 17-1 in Midget eague action. Greg Kveder chipped in with hree goals while Randy Wat- mough, Cliff Miyashiro and Mike Boychuk each scored, wice. Singles came from Ron rtoser, Bob Miles, Rick Collier ind Dale Nesting. Ken Walters scored in the second period for the Royals. In Bantam A play Greg Fox earned the shutout as Terry 3ingham's first period goal AP) Athletes from the United Slates and Europe continued to dominate the World Student Games here Monday, but the spotlight shifted to a 18-year-old skiing slopes by winning tlie women's downhill. Liza Richardson, a third-year ails major at the University of British Columbia, thundered down the 1.69-mile course with a vertical drop of feet in two minutes 1.84 seconds. Her time bettered by 3-lOOths of a second that of the favorite, Caroline Rebattu of France who Four divisions meet League playoffs set High school basketball action in southern Alberta for the 1971-72 season is coming to a close with league play complet- ed in four divisions. League playoffs will now get, under way and during the next two weeks, southern Alber- ta basketball enthusiasts will get a chance to take in a host of games. Playoff action In the South- Dizzy Trout V dies of cancer CHICAGO (AP) lost a great heart and a great voice with the death Monday of Paul (Dizzy) Trout, colorful work-horse pitching star for the Detroit Tigers in the Second World War era. Trout. 56, a hulking man with A booming voice who was a 27- game winner in and led the Tigers to the 1945 American League pennant, died of can- cer. In 1945, Trout hurled six games in nine days, Sept. 8-16, winning four to pace the title drive The father of 10 children, Trout served as Chicago White Sox good-will ambassador from 1959 when lie was hired by Bill Veeek, then Sox owner lo form an unbeatable after dinner bat- tery with Vceck. It was difficult to sift fact from hilarious fiction in Trout's oratory as director of the Sox McKin uis, Minis sign contracts CALGARY 'CP) Fullback Hugh McKinnis and halfback Jesse Minis have signed 1972 contracts with Calgary Stamp- cders of the Western Football Conference, the club announced today. Minis is in liis second with Calgary and McKinnis his third. McKinnis won the WFC rush- ing title in his rookie year anrl last season was third with 910 yards on 21S carries. He also caught 32 passes for 281 yards. speaker's bureau, but the rec- ord book proved Dizzy mainly put his mouth where his pitch- ing arm was. In a major league career from 193S through 1952, Trout posted a won-lost record of 170- 16i with an earned-run average of 3.23. Twice he won 20 or more games, in 1043 with 20-12 and in 1944 with 27-14. But his main claim to fame developed in the 1945 Septem- ber stretch run which carried the Tigers to the pennant and an eventual World Series triumph over the Chicago Cubs in seven games. "In those Trout used to recall, "You didn't worry about sore arms or three days rest. You just kept burning them in and hoping the plate umpire had 20-20 vision." Trout aiso appeared in the J940 World Series between De- troit and Cincinnati losing the fourth game 5-2, to Paul Der- ringer who also won the sev- enth-game clincher for the Reds. Reds. Trout was named io the 1944 and 1947 all star squads and missed a third sure shot when Ihe 1945 all-star game was can- celled. Early in 1952, The Tigers traded Trout to Boston Red Sox. He retired after that sea- son, but had a brief futile trial with tlie Baltimore Orioles five years later. After his playing career, Trout became a broadcaster of Tiger games and then was lured by Veeck to the White Sox in the spring of 1959. RELIANCE AGENCIES 822 3RD AVENUE SOUTH Is Your Car Insurance Too High? TRY US FOR SELECT RATES Is your home adequately Protected? For Sound Advice and Top Service RELY ON RELIANCE 327-1116 PHONES 327-0433 ern Alberta Basketball League will commence Thursday night and terminate Saturday night. Meanwhile the Southwest Bas- ketball Conference's two divi- sions will be staged in a two- week period. The girl's division playdowns are set for Friday and Satur- day of this week while the boy's division will be a four-day af- fair next week. In the Southern Alberta "A" Boy's Basketball League four teams will tangle in the zone finals. The two top teams in t h e three-day tourney will represent the league in the Alberta High School "A" Boy's finals later this month. Raymond Comets and Mag- rath Zeniths will open the three- day event Thunllay night at 7 p.m. and will be followed by the LCI Rams and Catholic Centra] Cougars at 9 p.m. The two losers after the first night of action will then meet Friday at 7 p.m. while the win- ners will tangle in the cham- pionship final at 9 p.m. The winner of the 9 p.m. con- test will earn a berth into the Alberta finals. The loser of the championship final will get another craek at the remaining playoff berth as they take on the losers of the championship game Saturday night at 9 p.m. All games will be held at the Civic Sports Centre. The Southern Alberta "B" Boy's League will stage a sin- gle-knockout tourney start i n g Thursday and running to Satur- day. One sudden death semi-final will be played Thursday at 5 p.m. between the second and third place clubs while the other semi-final match between the first place and fourth place clubs is set for 5 p.m. Friday. The championship final is on tap for 7 p.m. Saturday. All games will also be staged at the Civic Sports Centre. Meanwhile in Southwest Girl's Basketball action Taber St. Mary's edged Coaldale Kate An- drews Larks 3M4 to capture the league-pennant. Jo Anne Maynard paced St. Mary's with 14 points while Lois Peard added 10. Charlcne Ontkean notched 15 for the Larks and Karen Breck managed 12. In another league encounter, the Vauxhall Vi-Queens dumped Taller W. R. Myers Dawns 45- 30. Cindy Dorehak en me up with an IB-point performance for the Vi-Qucens while Karen Schmidt hooped 17 for the Dawns. had been all but conceded the downhill gold medal since it was almost unheard of for the final racer on the course to come in a winner. Miss Richardson was pre- ceded down the slopes by three Canadian team-mates because Canada had no Federation In- ternationale de Sport Universi- taire points from which to rate them. The Halifax-born daughter of J. E. Richardson, chairman, president and chief executive of British Columbia Telephone, was so tired when she hit the finish line she continued right through the snow fence, unable to stop. COMES UP GRINNING When Liza's time was an- nounced, the French girl burst into tears. Miss un- hurt in tlie collision with the fence, came up grinning. It was Canada's first skiing medal in the Student Games. Miss Richardson was carried off on the shoulders of her team-mates and coach Denny Doslauriers of Loyola College of Montreal into the Lake Placid club and presented with a mag- num of champagne to toast Can- ada's first medal at tlie Games. In the lone hockey game played Monday, the Soviet Union throttled the United States 9-0, Sergei Kapoustin and Viacheslav Anisin leading the way with two goals each. The Russians, who drubbed Canada 9-3 in the opening game of the round-robin tournament, face the Canadians again to- night. The U.S. swept the men's and women's figure-skating awards, Jennie Walsh w inning the women's gold medal and John Mislia Petkovich I h e men's gold. Miss Walsh finished ahead of Ludmila Brezakova of Czecho- slovakia and Julie Jean Johnson of the U.S. Vladimir Kovalev of the So- viet Union placed second behind Petkevich with Perry Hutchings of tlie U.S. in third. Scotia, Saskatchewan meeting Newfoundland, Ontario againsi B.C. and Alberta clashing with New Brunswick. The fourth round is scheduled for p.m. CST. There are no byes in the annual champion- ship, won by Saskatchewan the last three years. Mrs. Tobin pulled the biggesl upset Monday with a brillian display on the final two ends for her triumph over Miss Pezer who took the title last year. Quebec could do nothing righ early in the game, and traile( 6-1 after three ends. But Mrs Neil Lyseng suspended RED DEER (CP1 Nei Lyseng of Lethbridge Sugai Kings has been suspended un til an investigation can be eon ducted into his part in a wild 30-minute brawl during a game Saturday, the Alberta Junior Hockey League said today. AJHL president Jim Scoular said Lyseng, 16, is alleged to have struck or pushed lines man Al Tarnowski in a game with Red Deer Rustlers. The Rustlers won their home game 7-4. The incident was part of the brawl which provided a tola of 185 minutes in penalties, in eluding a game misconduct to Lyseng. The 1971-72 Alberta Junior Hockey League schedule for the Lethbridge Sugar Kings is com ing to an end with only two games remaining. Tlie Kings will run off their final home game of the league schedule tonight as they hos the league-leading Calgary Cou gars at Henderson Ice Centre al p.m. Their final league contest wil' be played on the road Sunday night in Red Deer. Currently tlie Kings hold a slim two-point edge over the Ed monton Maple Leafs for fourth spot with both teams even in the number of games staged. Coaldale upsets league leaders Miss Pezer to make a tricky draw around two Quebec rocks which were almost frozen. The Saskatoon skip was heavy with her final rock and Quebec counted two. Other second-round scores were Saskatchewan 6 Alberta 3, Quebec 10 New Brunswick Z, Prince Edward Island 10 B.C. 3, and Newfoundland ]2 Ontario 3. In other first-round games P.E.I, beat New Brunswick 9-6, Newfoundland outscored Nova Scotia 10-7 nnd Alberta defeated B.C. 12-7, Minor hockey roundup gave the Jets a 1 0 win over the Marlands. Richard Laplace tallied twice and helped the Mustangs hand the Rangers a 4-2 loss in Bantam B" action Monday night. Ted Slusar and Kevin House added singles while Gary Pronce and Lloyd Krikke re- plied for the Rangers. Conrad Suyker picked up a hat trick and paced the Mar- oons to a 9-2 romping over the Canadians in Bantam "A" play. Tony Meli chipped in with two markers while Barry Bal- drey, James Mars, Dan Burg- wall and Don Tsujuira man- aged singles. Jolm Wasilewski and Kim Tcifason notched solo markers in a losing cause. Meanwhile in provincial play- off action the Lethbridge Mar- lands and the Lethbridge Kings wil run-off their second game of a two-game total-goal series Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at the Civic Centre. The Marlands hold a 6-3 edge after the first contest. CLAUK PASSES AWAY HAMILTON (CP) A vet- eran of the 1912 Grey Cup foot- ball game, Dr. f. Crosslin Clark, died here Sunday, Wellerlich's bid for a fifth straight City Broomball League championship is in jeo- pardy as they suffered a 3-1 setback to Coaldale over the weekend. Coaidale pulled off the big- gest upset in the league's five year history since it was the first time tbat any team scored tliree goals on Welterlieh in a game. Coaldale were up for the match .is they completely dominated the contest. Jim Fraser, Harold Sclnnie- gelt and Waller Duda tallied for Coaldale while Wright replied for WcUerlich. Frascr was taken to the hos- pital after receiving a stiff check from Alvin Tict7, but is apparently alright. Meanwhile Cnnnda P.iekers moved three points of Welterlich scoring an easy 3-0 victory over K. Mason.iry. Jolm Vflscleimk notched two goals for the Packers while Rudy Fleischhauer added a single. Knight Clubbers also had an easy time of things blanking Fiorino Rovers 5-0. John Bosch and Alex Misak scored two markers each for the Clubbers while Herb Cur- ren aided with a singleton. In other league action, Tom Bercsnak blasted in four goals to le.id LcthbridRe Hotel to an 8-2 win over the Letlihridge Gaol. Don Mercer chipped in with two goals while Eugene Kurin- ka and Ron Low managed a goal apiece. II. Minde tallied twice in a losing cause. Carrie Ranack picked up a lint trick and paced Elrich Kimuras lo a 3-1 decision over the Traders. Dean Coole replied (or Uw> Traders wiih their only mar- ker. Vbu're miles.ahead at THE BIGGEST TIRE SALE IN YEARS! SPECTACULAR OFFER DURING THIS SPECIAL SALE! EXTRA TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE off our new low, low pricing for the Deluxe Champion SUP-R-BELT specially priced 4-ply Nylon 500 with raised white letters and twin stripe whitewalls or DLC-100 Retreads CLEARANCE PRICED AT ONLY DOZENS BARGAINS Come m and shop Guaranteed USED TIRES 750 more for winter treads. Come in now for best choice of bargains. NO MONEY DOWN! 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