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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, February 19, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGI HERALD Beaton suffers loss Pezer concerns Manitoba rink FIRST ROCK British Columbia skip Belly Bells- worlh throws the firsl rock in fhe Canadian Women's curling championship al Saskoloon Monday. Beltsworlh lost 12-7 lo Alberto's Polly Beaton in Ihe first round, U.S., Europe athletes dominate Richardson in the spotlight SASKATOON (CP) Audrey Williamson of Manitoba looked foreward to an "interesting chal- lenge" today in a third-round game against Lee Tobin of Quebec in Hie 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 of the Brandon Curling Club. "The big threat is still Saskat- chewan and skip Vera Pezer. 1 played against her and she s hard to beat." The Manitoba foursome, which includes third Mabel Mitchell, second Flo Yeo and lead Dru Dickens, defeated and Helen Howe 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 'M records while Saskatchewan and Polly Beaton of Alberta arc 1-1. Sheila McLeod of New Bruns- wick, Sharon Bettesworth of British Columbia, Mrs. SiUman 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 witli three points, lole one on the sixth and counted two on each of the 10th and 11th ends. The winning points on the IHh were stolen when Mrs. Tobin, jrandmothcr 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 j Mike Boychuk each scored, wice. Singles came from Ron iloser, Bob Miles, Rick Collier ind Dale Nesting. Ken Walters scored in (he second period for the Royals. In Bantam A play Greg Fox earned the shutout as Terry 3ingham's first period goal LAKE PLACID, AP) Athleles from the United States and Europe continued la dominate Ihe World Student Games here Monday, but the spotlight shiflcd to n 18-year-old (CP- 1 C a n a d 1 a n who stunned the skiing slopes by winning the women's downhill. Liza Richardson, a third-year ails major at the University ol British Columbia, thundered down the 1.69-mile course with a vertical drop of 2.210 feet in two minutes 1.84 seconds. Her time bettered by 3-100th3 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 until league play complet- ed in four divisions. ge! under way and during the next two weeks, southern Alber- ta basketball enthusiasts will gel a chance to take in a host of games. League playoffs will now Playoff action In the South- Dizzy Trout V dies of cancer CHICAGO (AP) -Baseball lost a great heart and a greal voice with the .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 wilh A booming voice who was a 27- game winner in 1W4 and led the Tigers to lire IMS 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 Veeck. llion Sox OV.IICP lo form an unbeatable nfter dinner bat- tery nitli Veeck. li was difficult lo sift fact from hilarious fiction in Trout's oralory as director of the Sox McKinuis, Minis sign coiilriicls CALGARY (CP) Fullback Hugh McKinuis and halfback .Ics'sc Minis have signed 1972 contracts wilh Calgary Slamp- eders of Hie Western Football Conference, Uic olui) announced today. Minis is in lii< second season wilh Calgary and McKinnis his third. McKinnis won Ihe WFC rush- ing title in his rookie year nnd last season was third with 910 yards on 21fl carries. He also caught 32 passes for 201 yards. speaker's bureau, but the rec- ord book proved Dizzy mainly pul liis mouth where his pitch- ing aim was. In a major league career from 1939 through 1952, Trout posted a won-lost record of 170- IGi with an eamed-run average of 3.23. Twice he won 20 or more games, in wilh 20-12 and in 1944 wilh 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 lo recall, "You didn't worry about sore arms or three days rest. You just kept burning them In and hoping Ihe plate umpire had 20-20 vision." Trout also appeared in the J940 World Series between De- troit and Cir.cinnali losing Ihe fourth game 5-2, to Paul Der- ringer who also won the sev- enlh-gamc clincher for the Reds. Reds. Trout was named lo tlie 1944 and 1947 all slar squads and missed a Ihird 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 Irial with Lie Baltimore Orioles live 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 J959. RELIANCE AGENCIES 87? 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 337-1116 PHONES ern Alberla Basketball League will commence Thursday night and terminate Saturday night. Meanwhile the Southwest Bas- ketball Conference's two divi- sions will be slaged 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 Soulhern Alberta "A." Boy's Basketball League four teams will tangle in the zone finals. The two top teams in I h e three-day tourney will represent the league in Ihe Alberla High School "A" Boy's finals laler this month. Raymond Comets and Mag- rath Zeniths will open the tliree- day cvenl Tliun'.lay 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 t p.m. Tlie winner of the 9 p.m. con- test will earn a berth into the Alberta finals. The loser of Ihe championship final will get another crack al the remaining playoff berth as they take on the losers of the championship gsme Saturday night at 9 p.m. All games will be held al Ihe 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 al 5 p.m. bc-vwcen Ihe second and third place clubs while the other semi-final match between the first, place and fourth place clubs is sel for 5 p.m. Friday. The championship final is on tap for 7 p.m. Saturday. All games will also be staged at (lie Civic Sports Centre. Meanwhile in Southwest Girl's Basketball action Taber St. Mary's edged Coaldale Kale An- drews Larks 3IV34 to capture the league-pennant. Jo Anne Maynard paced St. Mary's with 14 poinls while Lois Peard nddcd 10. Chnrlcnc Ontkean notched 15 for the Larks and Karen Breck managed 12. In another league encounter, the Vauxhall Vi-Quecns dumped Taber R. Myers Dawns 45- 30. Cindy Dorchak came up with an 18-point performance for Iho Vi-Quccns 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 tlie snow fence, unable lo stop. COMES UP GRINNING When Liza's tune was an- nounced, the French girl bursl into lears. Miss Richardson, un- hurt in Uie collision with (he 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 Dcslauriers of Loyola College of Montreal inlo Ihe 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 Slates 9-0, Stergei Kapoustin and Viacheslav Anisin leading the way with two goals each. The Russians, who drubbed Canada 9-3 in Ihe opening game of Ihe round-robin tournamenl, face Ihe 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 Pclkcvich I h e men's gold. Miss Walsh finished ahead of Ludmila Brczakova of Czecho- slovakia and Julie Jean Johnson of the U S. Vladimir Kovalsv of the So- viet Union placed second behind Pelkevich with Perry Hulchings of Ihe 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 Ihe 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 look the title last year. Quebec could do nothing righ early in the game, and trailec 6-1 alter three ends. But Mrs Neil Lyseng suspended RED DEER (CP) Nel Lyseng of Lethbridge Sugai Kings has been suspended un til an investigation can be con 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, 1C, is alleged to have struck or pushed lines man Al Taniowski in a game with Red Deer Rustlers. The Rustlers won their home game 7-t. 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 lo an end with only two games remaining. The 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 the Kings hold slim two point edge over the Ed monton Maple Leafs for fourth spot wilh both teams even in tlie number of games staged. Coaldale upsets league leaders Miss Pezer to make a tricky draw around two Queljec rocks which were almost frozen. The Saskatoon skip was heavy wilh her final rock and Quebec counted two. Other second-round scores were Saskatchewan 6 Alberta 3, Quebec 10 New Brunswick Z, Prince Edward Islund 10 B.C 3, and Newfoundland 12 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 clupped in with two markers while Barry Bal- drey, James Mars, Dan Burg- wall and Don Tsujuira man- aged singles. Jolm Wasiiewskj and Kim Toifason notched solo markers in a losing cau.se. Meanwhile in provincial play- off action the Lelhbridgc Mar- lands and the Lellibridge Kings wil run-off their second game of a two-game tolal-goal series Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at the Civic Cenlre. The Marlands hold a 6-3 edge after the first contest. CLAUK PASSES AWAY HAMILTON (CD A vel- ci-an of the 1H12 Grey Cup foot- ball Runic, Dr. f. Crossan Clark, dial here Suiidny, WellerbcrTs bid for a fifth straight City Broombal] 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 w'as the first time that any team scored tliree goals on Wcllcrlich in a game. Conldals were up for the match as they completely dominated the contest. Jim Fraser, Harold Schinie- gelt and Waller Duda (allied for Coaldale while T oin Wright replied for Wcllcrlich. Frascr was taken to the Iws- pital aller receiving a stiff check from Alvin but is apparently alright. Meanwhile Canada P.-.ckers moved wilhin Ihrce poinls of Wellerlich scoring an easy 3-0 victory over K. Mason.iry. John Vflsclconk notched two goals for the Packers while Rudy Fleischhauer added a single. Knight Clubbers also had an easy lime of things blanking Fiorino Rovers 5-0. John Bosch and Alex Misak scored Iwo markers each for Ihe Clubbers while Herb Cur- ron aided with a singleton. In other league action, Tom Bcrcsnak blasted in four goals to lead LethhridRe Hotel to an 8-2 win over Hie LcUibridge 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 Rnnack picked up n lint trick nnd paced Elrich Kimuras lo a 3-1 decision over the Tr.idm. Doan L'oolo replied for Ilin Traders wiili their only mar- ker. Vbu're 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 end twin stripe whitewalls or blockwallj. DLC-100 Retreads CLEARANCE PRICED AT ONLY BARGAINS ome shop for your deal- Guaranteed USED TIRES 750 more for winter treads. in now for best choice of bargains. 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