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Lethbridge Herald {Newspaper} - 1974-01-07,Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THI LETHBItllKII HtRALO - Mondair. JwwsryMWMcQuarrie foursome Myrna McQuarrie and her teammates captured the local women’s curling zone finals over the weekend and will now represent Lethbridge in the Southern Alberta women's curling finals in Calgary. The McQuarrie rink bested the Irene Thompson rink in the final. The winning rink includes, left to right, skip McQuarrie, third Rita Tarnava, second Barb Davis and lead Barb Allsop. hiLindsay rink The Irene Lindsay rink will represent Lethbridge in the Southern Alberta senior women’s curling finals in Medicine Hat in the near future. Lindsay earned the right to the zone finals by besting the Mildred Story rink in the championship final this weekend. The Lindsay rink includes, left to right, skip Lindsay, third Marjorie Scotter, second Irene Harper and lead Hazel Hougon. Kentucky’s coach feels they got a ‘home job’ ASSOCTATED PRESS Kentucky coach Bab? McCarthy disgustedly called it a "home iob." McCarthy complained to supervisor of officials Bob Bass after his Colonels lost 103-100 to New York Nets in an American Basketball Association game. He was complaining about two goaltending calls late in the game. The Nets went ahead 90-89 when Artis Gilmore was called foft goaltending a shot by the Nets’ Brian Taylor. Then, ird Mike Gale was called the Bulls ahead for good at 111-109. Capital «0 MUwankee 88 Phil Qienier had 31 points and Mike Riordan sank three free throws in the final two minutes to lead Capital to its third straight victory. BuHalo U7 AUuU 109 Buffalo's Bob McAdoo.and Ker slake zuard Mike uaie was canea SS'IÍK”'“”"'”''’ arrested annng. The teams trail first-place Carolina Cougars by half a game in the ABA's Eastern Division. In Sunday’s only otber ABA game, Carolina defeated San Diegc Conquistadors 120-109. In the National Basketball Association, Chicago Bulls defeated Phoenix Suns 1»VU6 in overtime, Capital Bullets beat MilwaiAee Bucks 90-88, Buf> falo Braves defeated Atlanta Hawks 117-109, Los Angeles Lakers beat Kansas City-Omaha Kings 109-105, Portland Trail Blaiers edged Golden State Warriors 106-106,' and Seattle SuperSonics defeated Houston Rockets 9190. New York 103 Kentucky IM Erving led the Nets ^th 29 points. Chicago liO PboeBlx 116 The Suns’ Keith Erickson hit on a 45-foot Jumper as time ran out to put the game in overtime, but Chicago’s Bob Ixtve hit an easy layup and put TULSA, Okla. (AP)-Doug Kerslake, a member of Dallas Black Hawks in the Central Hodcey League, was arrested during the Dallas-Tulsa game Saturday night and taken to city jail on a complaint of assaulting an officer, police said. Police said Kerslake was freed after a short time when Dallas players and fans posted $500 bond. Police said the incident started when Dallas’ Randy Holt, from Pembroke, Ont., and Tulsa's Dale Smedamo got into a fight near the end of the second period. They were sent to penalty boxes and fans began heckling Holt. Kerslake, who had not dressed for the game because of a shoulder injury, was walking to the penalty bo* from his seat in the stands when be apparently got into an argument with Tulsa fans, police said. English soccer’s little clubs make it rough on big giants LONDON (AP) - Doncaster Rovers, the worst soccer club in the English League, climbed up from the depths Saturday and drew 2-2 with league champion Uver pool as the little teams gave the giants a tough time in the third round of Football Association Cup competition. Only a STth-minute equalizer by Kevin Keegan saved the champions from complete humiliation against C^caster, bottom club in the Fourth Division. The third round of the English FA Cup had its usual ration of. surprises. There were no instant giant killers, but Doncaster was only one of several small teams to give classy rivals a1)loody nose. Little Boston United, a squ^d that doesn’t even rate a pUce in the league, held First Division Derby to a scoreless draw. Two other elite teams, Newcastle and West Ham, had rou^ rides. Newcastle could only draw 1-1 with Hendon, a modest outfit that plays in North London. And West Ham was saved-with a late equalizer for a 1-1 draw with Third-Division Hereford. All drawn games will be replayed to decide which teams go into the fourth round. Tliis is the way some of the major Cup games went: Liverpool 2 Doncaster 2 Liverpool appeared to be cruising when Kevin Keegan headed them into a fourth-minute lead with a fine effort into the top comer of the net from a cross by Ian Callaghan. But three minutes later, Doncaster drew even on a goal by Mike Kitchen. After 19 minutes, Liverpool’s Emlyn Hughes failed to cut out a cross and Jim O’Callaghan made it 2-1 for Doncaster with a firm drive. Liverpool fought back hard and. In the 57th minute, Keegan scored his equalizer. Derliy 6 Boitoa • Derby opened with four cor ners in four minutes but late in the game the First Division squad looked lethargic with on^ sweeper CoUn Todd playing up to his usual form. Boston’s bustling defenders held firm and a sparkling late run by striker John Forggatt looked dangerous until be was upended just outside the penalty area by Archie Gem> mill. gi! Ul ANDY CAPP Rams’ top man named NFL coach of the year NEW YORK (AP)-Chuck Knox, who led Los Angeles Rams to the Natimal Football Conference West Division championship, was named National Football League coach of the year Saturday in an Associated Pr'iss poll of sports writers ind broad> casters. Knox was a lopsided winner in the voting by three-man coRunittees who cover each of the 26 NFL teams. He received 43 votes, more than half of the maximum of 78. Denver Broncos’ John Ralston was second with 10 votes, with Paul Brown of Cincinnati Bengals, John North of New Orleans Saints, Mike McCormack of Philadelphia Ea^es, and Lou Sahan of BuffaloBills dividing the remaining ballots. “This is a great honor,” said Knox, who won the award in his first year as an NFL head coach.    . “I think tiiis is a credit to our football players, to my assistant coacbes and to Carroll Rosenbloom and Don Klosterman, who gave me the opportunity to become a head coach.” Rtsenbloom, owner of the Rams, and Klosterman, the club’s general manager, hired Knox to rebuild Los Angeles after the club had sagged to a &-7-1 record and third place in the NFC West in 1972. Knox had spent 10 years in the NFL as an assistantTurcotte honored FREDERICTON (CP) -Bon Turcotte, the former New Brunswick lumberjack who has become one of the world's leading jockeys, was inducted into the New Brunswick sports Hall of Fame in a !ial ceremony here Satur-night. le 32-year-old jockey, native of Grand Falls, N.B., reached the height of his 12* year career when he rode Secretariat to the Triple Crown of United States thoroi^hbred racing in 1973, Secretariat became the first Triple Crown winner since Citation in 1948. John Fergu.son, former Montreal Canadien hockey star and a hom owner, read Turcotte*s citation in both E^ish and French. . Ferguson read in part: “From Woodbine to Aqueduct: from Churchill Downs to Pimlico and Belmont Park, Ron Turcotte has created for himself a permanent place in the annals of horse racing in Canada and the United States. coach, four with the New York Jets and six with Detroit Lions, before the Ranns’ opportunity came along. Knox, 41, was an assistant coach at his alma mater, Juniata College, for one year and coached high school football in Penn^lvania for the next four. He also worked as an assistant coach at Wake Forest and Kentucky before moving into pro football in 1963. With Los Angeles, Knox handed the quarterbacking Job to John Hadl, acquired from San Diego, and traded Roman Gabriel to Philadelphia in a deal that brougnt wide receiver Harold Jackson to Los Angeles. The passing combination of Hadl and Jackson plus the development of second-year running back Lawrence McCutcneon, who gained more th^ 1,000 yards, helped the Rams take charge In the NFC West. Los Angeles won its first six games and finished with,a 12*2 record, tying Minnesota Vikings and Mtaml Dolphins for the best mark in the NFL. The two Rams’ losses were by a total of three points, and the 12 victories were the most ever achieved by the team in a single season. . In the first r^d of the iffs, Los Angeles lost to as 27-16. NewcasUe 1 Hendon 1 All Hendrai’s efforts looked in vain when Newcastle’« Pat Howard moved through to head home a long thraw*in from Malcolm MacDonald in the 43rd minute. But the visitors maintained their attack and were rewarded in the 67th minute when Rod Haider turned a through pass into the net at a sharp angle from about el0t yards. West mm 1 Hereford 1 Bill Redrobe put Hereford ahead after 21 minutes and West Ham met more trouble in the 30th minute when they lost veteran captain Botiby Moore with a leg injury. Early in the second half. West Ham lost John McDovrell with a suspected broken leg. But the First Division squad kept their heads and scored the equalizer in the dying minutes throu^ Pat Holland. Wolverhampton l l/eed& 1 It took an 82nd-minute penalty from Peter Lorlmer to keep the league leaders, Leeds, in the Cup. They scrambled to this 1-1 draw in an all First-Dlvlsion clash with Wolveriiaraptffli who held a 1-0 lead through John Richards after 55 minutes. In the ScotUsh League, Celtic scored its fourth win in five matches against Glasgow Rangers this season, 1-0 with a 28tb-minute goal by BtAby Lennox.    , Celtic is seven points clear at the top of the First Divisim table with a ninth successive title well within si^t. A crowd of 55,000 at Celtric’s Parkhead Ground saw Lennox collect a cross from Harry Hood to score. Rangers’defeat left them in joint third place with Hearts who won 2-0 against Motherwell. Second-placed Hibernian recovered from their setback against Partick Thistle last week to coast to a 3-0 win over East Fife. Atlanta's Pete Maravich scored 34 points each, but the Braves got superb defensive play from Garfield Heard and balanced scoring for the victory. Ernie Digregorio added 18 points to the Buffalo total, and Jim McMillan and Randy Smith had 17 apiece in the game at Toronto.    . The Lakers led 98-82 with 6:19 remaining, but K.C.-Omaha cut the margin to five points at lM-99 before Los Angeles’ Happy Hairston hit two free throws to cap the victory. Gail Goodrich scored 28 points in the winning campaign. Sidney Wicks and Geoff Petrie scored 26 points each and Portland held off a late surge by Golden State to preserve the triumph. Rick Barry, who led all scorers with 37 points, missed a free throw with 1:27 to play and left Golden State at a one-point disadvantage. Seattle 91 Denver 90 Kennedy McIntosh scored a 19-footer with two seconds left to give the Sonics the victory. Spencer Haywood of SeatUe led all scorers with 34 points. In Saturday’s NBA games, Boston beat Philadelphia lOS-102 in overtime, Buffalo edged New York IIMIO, Atlanta downed Cleveland 99-86, Capital defeated Detroit 93-90, Milwaukee b^t Pboe^x 116109, and Golden State got by Houston 108-106. 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