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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta g - TH! IE7HBRID0E HERALD - Thursday, January 7, 1971  AND A RIGHT TO THE MID-SECTION-Andrew Herczeg di�plays a look of complete confidence as he lands a right to the mid-section of Guy Gaudette in an amateur bout in Toronto. The two boys belong to a newly-formed elub with 70 members. Heroin found in home Liston feared needles Orr, Esposito, Bucyk unanimous choices Bruins, Rangers dominate all-stars MONTREAL (C P )-T h r e e members of Boston Bruins were unanimous picks to the East Division all-star team that will meet the West Division team in the annual National Hockey League's all-star classic in Boston, Jan. 19. Defenceman Bobby Orr, centre Phil Esposito and left winger Johnny Bucyk all received the maximum 105 votes in the voting conducted by the National Hockey League Writers' Association, in the league's seven east Division centres. A total of five Bruins, six New York Rangers and a sia member of Montreal Canadians were named to the team announced Wednesday by the league. Aside from Orr, Esposito and Bucyk, other Boston representa tives are right winger Ken Hodge and John McKenzie. The six New York players named were goaltenders Ed Giacomin, and Gilles Gilles Vil lemure, defencemen Brad Park and Jim Neilson, centre Jean Ratelle and left winger Dave Baton. Defenceman Jean-Claude Tremblay was the lone Cana diens representative. TO ADD NAMES These 12 players will be augmented by an additional eight to be selected from the other East Division teams by Harry Sin-den, who will return to the NHL for the first time since guiding Boston to the Stanley Cup last spring to coach the all-stars. Sinden resigned from the Bruins four days after the team won the playoff title. LAS VEGAS, Nev. (CP) -Police say Sonny Liston was found dead with heroin in his home and needlemarks on his arms. But his former lawyer says the one-time heavyweight champion feared needles. "In my experience he was afraid of needles," C. J. Murphy told reporters Wednesday night after new tests were ordered to learn what killed the big boxer. "He would do everything he could to avoid taking shots." Murphy, a retired lawyer from Casper, Wyo., who had handled Liston's legal affairs since 1965, was asked whether the fighter used drugs. "Not to my knowledge," be replied. An initial autopsy Wednesday failed to uncover what killed am FERNIE Open Continuously Until Jan. 14th -Stetp slope* and powder snow for the expert -Groomed moderate slopes for the non-expert Site of the 1971 Pontine Cup Races Jan. 9th to 11th PHONE 423-6966, 423-6041, 423-6849 Liston, 38. His wife Geraldine found him Tuesday night sprawled on a bed in their 160,000 home. Authorities said he may have been'dead for 10 days. Authorities said a quarter-ounce of heroin was found in a balloon in the kitchen of Liston's home in the fashionable Paradise Valley section of Las Vegas. They said a half-ounce of marijuana was in Liston's trousers pocket, but that no narcotics paraphernalia, such as hypodermic needles, was discovered. OTHER TESTS PLANNED Tissue and toxological examinations were planned by the Clark County coroner's office to pinpoint the cause of death. Even as the former heavyweight king lay dead, plans were afoot in Europe to stage a fight between Liston and a European opponent. Jim Wicks, trainer of European and British heavyweight titleholder, Henry Cooper, said in London he had been ap- proached last week by Liston's manager, Howard Sheldon, on the possibility of Liston fighting against a European opponent. Only an hour after learning of Liston's death Wednesday, Wicks said he received a telegram from Sheldon inquiring about a fight with the former European heavyweight champion, Jose Urtain of Spain. "I'd just heard of Liston's death when the telegram came," Wicks said. "I'm absolutely staggered. "It's strange, but I can only think that Sheldon had not been in touch with Liston for the last week or so." Floyd Patterson, the man Liston knocked out to win the world title in the early 1960s, expressed dismay and shock. Patterson, in Miami Beach training for a Jan. 15 fight with Levi Forte, said: "Sonny Liston to me was a great fighter. I got to know him personally after our two fights and I rather liked him. I just can't believe he's gone now." Bowling OLENDALE BOWL COMMERCIAL MEN'S Sam Glrardl 364 ( 857); John Rem pal 300 ( 825); Bill Parsley 354 (816) Eldon Westllng 309 ( 803); John Way-eheahen 328 ( 771); H. C. Brown 316 (750); Jim Kato 256 (758); Bill Ta< lor 360 ( 748); Ralph Guzzl 311 (749 Randy Wolstoncroft 264 (743). B AND E HARDWARE Joyce Bach 315 (757^; Eva Detmufh 391 (715); Barb Scattergood 277 (690): Klaus Wltlke 308 (679); Stive Gan gur 271; Graham Scattergood 252: Sandy Scattergood 236; John Scatter good 23B; Gerry Anderson 221; Dot Anderson 263; Carole Grombez 237 Gwen Edward! 260. HIGA'S LADIES Sandy Scattergood 295 ( 782); Carol Becker 268 (765); May Kolesar 259 (705); Phyl Harrison 253 ( 667); Dl-anna Vlollnl 239 (663); Gladys Jarvle 550 ( 6791; Marlene Bosch 247 (645); Pat Jarvle 225 ( 642); Marge Clark 263 (628); Alta Clarke 228 ( 608). CH.E.C. Yutaka Urano 308 (801); Francis Wright 320 ( 795); Buck AAcNeely 263 (723); Elaine Wright 312 ( 675); Jean Christie 26S (716); Eldon Westllng 269; Rita Currle 236; Charlie Whltefoot 276; Wllf Kobe 256; Vern Jarvle 232; Tina Meyerllng 254; Rick Larson 313, CAPRI BOWL JUNIORS Ev Krauss 282 (671), Elaine Krown 263. Louise Fultan 263, Betty Hobbs 260 (617), Ann Todd 248 ( 609), Nova Jean Dowdell 256 (621), Vera Nlcholls 240, Barbara Bullert 276, Jo Krokosh 241, Sylvia Peterson 290 (731). OORDIB'S MEN Bernle Pohl 315 (746), Bert Mezel 330 (7351, Gary Tunbrldge 316 (B71), Bruno Baceda 315 ( 850), Bill Gorzltza 337 ( 775), Abe Enns 322 (765), Bill Hleucka 307 (676), Ken Malcomson 282 (6(4), Darwin Romenchuk 268 (742) Talc Katakaml 267 (753). HOOP AND HORN Garth Passey 215, Louis DeJager 215. Mike Donkln 288, Dave Carlson 277 (673), Ed Prince 233, Ron Miller 24* (4361, Mary Thomson 200, Jean Passey 260 : 720), Jim Thomson 240, FREEL'S AND SPEEOYS Marg Smith 301 (767), Darlen Csakl 293 (739), Anne Todd 274 (755), Isabella Sawchuk 281, Anne Martin 285 :648), Mary Loula 240, Karren McFay-den 278 (673), Jean Koskoskl 279, Flo Rolllngion 254 (633), Mary Onofrychuk 228. The poll is not connected in any way with the one at the end of the 1970-71 season to determine the league's official first and second all-star teams. This voting is to determine the first 12 players for the all-star game only. A similar poll has been conducted in the West Division cities and those results are expected to be announced Friday. The 12 players selected in the West Division will be joined by another eight to be named by Scotty Bowman, now general Southwest zone playoffs set Hoop action plentiful Hoop action and plenty of it 8:30 with Stirling tangling with is in store for all who are inter- Picture Butte, ested as basketball can be Saturday's action will corn-found on three fronts this week- mence at two o'clock with the end. winners of the first two games The University of Lethbridge Friday meeting head-on. Chinooks find themselves in a Continuing at 3:30 the win- do-or-die situation in order to ners 0f the third and fourth stay in the fight for a playoff g a m e s of Friday tangle with berth in the Western Canada winners advancing to the Inter-Collegiate Basketball Lea- {mai a� The consolation event will be run off at seven. All games will be held at the gue. At present the Chinooks are just two victories from a playoff spot and must pick up at least two wins in their three encounters starting Friday night and ending Monday, Friday night they host the Brandon Bobcats while Saturday they meet the Saskatchewan Huskies of Saskatoon. The Monday evening contest will feature the Chinooks facing the Regina Cougars. All games are at the Civic Centre starting at 8 p.m. Meanwhile in Coaldale, the in Kate Andrews High School Coaldale. In the Southern Alberta "A" Boys Basketball League action the Catholic Centrals will face their old rivals the LCI Rams in the only scheduled league game Friday night. Both clubs will be i hard for a victory and it should be a real humdinger. Game time is 8 p.m. with a preliminary "B" Boys game | starting at 6:30 p.m. manager of St. Louis Blues, whej coached that club against Boston in the 1070 Stanley Cup final. One notable exception In the East Division voting is the name of Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings' great right wing* who has played in 21 of the pre* vious 23 all-star games. Following are the East Division members, with point totals in brackets: 1 Goal-Ed Giacomin, New York (84); Gilles Vfflemift, New York (36). Defence-Bobby Orr, Boston (105); Brad Park, New York (97) Jim Neilson, New York (30); J. C. Tremblay, Montreal 35);. Centre-Phil Esposito, Boston (105); Jean Ratelle, New York (33. Right wing-Ken Hodge, Boston (87); John Mc-Kenzie, Boston (72). Left whig -John Bucyk, Boston (108); Dave Baton, New York (SI). U of L, Saints gam victories The U of L Chinooks and the St. Basil's Saints racked up aZZ^^J^T^Z I victories in the two City Rec-Annual Southwest High School |mttal Hockey games 'played Basketball League will stage ^evening. their zone finals, a single knock- , VTT out tournament. U of L had the easier time Eight teams will participate <* ^toou ***** in the twe-day affair which eafV f"1 ^f*, the sec-gets underway Friday at four 011(1 Place M and K Generals, o'clock and finishes with four The league leading Chinooks games Saturday. held period scores of 1-0 and The tourney opener features 3-0 before banging in two goals the host Kate Andrews, Gaels in the third, playing W. R. Meyers of Ta- Dennis Allen was the big gun ber while' Winston Churchill for Chinooks once again as Bulldogs meet F. R. Walshe of he banged in two goals while Fort Madeod at 5:30. Follow- Billy Anderson, Walter Tunow ing this encounter the Vauxhall and Gary Smith rounded out Vikings will meet Earle Rivers the scoring. High School of Mflk River and For the Genedals Al Willis the final game Friday goes at slapped in the lone goal as he ruined Tom Price's chances of a shutout with 51 seconds remaining in the contest. The Chinooks picked up six of the 10 minor penalties called while each club was rapped for a major. Jerry Le Grandeur picked up a major with a third period tussle with Gene Horii of the Generals while Horii was given an additional five minutes for spearing, a 10 minute misconduct and a game misconduct. After trailing 2-1 going into the second period the Saints came back and trimmed Purity Bottling 5-4. The Saints rapped in two unanswered goals in the second to take over the lead 3-2 but were caught early in the third. They exchanged goals with the scores being 4-3 for the Saints and 4-4 before Gary Ca-nadine flipped in the winner at the 13.46 mark. Dick Cusson, Jerry Heck, Bob Balazs and Doug Harrold rounded out the scoring. For the Bottlers Dennis Oberg was outstanding blinking the lights three times while Richard Deitzen managed a singleton. Herschock dies during game WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Referee Andy Herahock of Philadelphia collapsed and died Wednesday night while officiating an American Basketball Association game between Memphis Pros and New York Nets. Hershock, 43, father of 11, who joined the ABA upon Its founding four years ago, went to the Memphis bench during a timeout late in the first period, complaining he was dizzy. While he attempted to rise from the bench he collapsed. Dr. Allan Levy, Net*' team physician, said cause of death could have been a stroke or a heart attack. Alouettes lost monev MONTREAL (CP)-Despite their appearance in the 1970 Grey Cup and increased attendance during the regular season, Montreal Alouettes of the Eastern Football Conference still lost money. "All the final figures aren't in yet," said Alouettes' owner Sam Berger Wednesday night. "But in spite of the Grey Cup our losses will be in excess of 5100,000." The problem appears to be the Autostade where the team plays its home games. It is currently owned by the federal government and leased to the Als. The football team, however, is responsible for upkeep and renovations. NATIONAL LIAOUI Cast Division Boston New York Montreal . Toronto ... Vancouver Detroit ... Buffalo ... Chicago St. Louis ... . Minnesota ... .. Phlla........ Pittsburgh . . Los Angelea . California . . NHL LEADIRS: NFC wins 15 positions Brodie, Howley named all-pro NEW YORK (AP) - Veteran | sports writers and broadcasters quarterback John Brodie of San Francisco *49ers and linebacker Chuck Howley, a key member of the Doomsday Defence that propelled Dallas Cowboys into the Super Bowl, were named to The Associated Press All-Pro team Wednesday. Brodie, who this season won his first passing title in a 14-year career, heads an offensive unit dominated by National Conference stars in the balloting of TOP SALESMAN OF THE MONTH HANK PALFREY Fleming Motor* is pleased to announce Hank Palfrey wa� Fleming's Top Salesman during the month of December. Since joining our sales staff in 1970, Hank has been one of our 'top sales representatives. Hank extends a welcome to everyone to come in. and fill your automobile needs. FLEMING MOTORS Cor. 1st Ave. and 7th St. S. Phone 327-1591 that for the first time encompasses every team in pro football. In previous years, separate all-star teams were selected for the American and National Football Leagues. Brodie led the offensive balloting with 59 of a possible 78 votes and was joined on the 24-man All-Pro team by two teammates-wide receiver Gene Washington and cornerback Jimmy Johnson. Howley was the only member of the Cowboys or Baltimore Colts, who will meet in Miami, Jan. 17 in the Super Bowl for the NFL championship, to make the All-Pro elite. In the backfield with Brodie were running backs Larry Brown of Washington Redskins and Ron Johnson of New York Giants while Washington, Dick Gordon of Chicago Bears and tight end Charlie Sanders of Detroit Lions took down the receiving spots. Rounding out the offensive unit were centre Jim Otto of Oakland Raiders, guards Gale Gillingham of Green Bay Packers and Gene Upshaw of Oakland, tackles Jim Tyrer of Kansas City Chiefs and Bob Brown of Los Angeles Rams and place-kicker Jan Stenerud of Kansas City. The Chiefs, who finished second to the Raiders in the American Conference's Western Division, also placed three men on the defensive unit. The total of five gave them more representation than any other team. NFC WINS 15 POSITIONS The other Chiefs landing berths were outside linebacker Bobby Bell, cornerback James Marsalis and safety Johnny Robinson. Besides the Chiefs, only four other AFC players were named to the team while the NFC took 15 positions. The '49ers were the NFC leader with three while Chicago, Los Angeles and Minnesota Vikings each had two. Middle linebacker Dick But-kus was the other member of the Bears to make it while defensive tackle Merlin Olsen was the other Rains' representative. GOING TO CALGARY? Stay at STETSON VILLAGE MOTEL TV - TWIN BEDS - PHONES 100 Avenue and Madeod Trail PHONE 253-1196 COLLECT The two Vikings named were defensive end Carl EUer and defensive tackle Alan Page, the leading defensive vote-getter with 52 votes. Rounding out the defensive unit were Rich Jackson of Denver Broncos at end, Larry Wilson of St. Louis Cardinals a safety and Dave Lewis of Cincinnati Bengals as the team's punter. '49er star most valuable NEW YORK (AP) John Brodie, the venerable San Fran cisco quarterback whose passing arm propelled the '49ers to their best finish in 25 years, was named Most Valuable Player in the National Football League today by The Associated Press. Brodie, speaking as a passer and field general in his 14th season with the '49ers, beat out George Blanda, 43-year-old miracle worker of Oakland Raiders, in a two-man race. The San Francisco veteran received 33 votes, to 27 for Blanda, in the balloting of a panel of 78 sportswriters and sportscasters who covered the 26 NFL clubs. Quarterback Frank Tarkenton of New York Giants and defensive tackle Alan Page of Minnesota Vikings shared third place with three votes each in the annual poll, which for the first time encompassed all of pro football. In previous years, two MVPs were selected-one each from the National and American Football Leagues. 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