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Lethbridge Herald {Newspaper} - 1974-01-12,Lethbridge, Alberta 11 j ? Saturday, January 13, 1S74 - THE LETHIfllDQE HERALD - IS Gals beaten^ get another chance this evening Pronghorns nip ’Birds in thriller By LLOYD YAMAGISHl Herald Sporti Writer It’s commonly believed that number 13 is unlucky, but it turned out to be the magic number for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns Fri* Association Women’s Basket-bail League game last night. Liz Silcott paced the Thunderettes’ attack with 17 points while Carol Turney aid* ed with 14. Sandra Knight hooped 14 points for the locals who trailed 32-16 at the half. The same two clubs will meet again tonight at 6:30 at the U of L gym. Calgary University of ary Dinosaurs, led by Brent Farch, defeated University of Saskatchewan Huskies 7(^64 Friday night. Farch clicked for 22 points for the Dinosaurs, who led 3427 at the half. Dean Paris scored 16 points for Saskatchewan, winless in seven outings this season. Calgary is 4-3. Baker checked Larry Baker (42) of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns is checlted here by University of B.C. Thunderblrds, Baker, however got loose for 13 points to help the 'Horns to a 61-60 triumph. le Pronghorns’ stout centre, Larry Baker, scored with 13 seconds remaining In the game, lifting his teammates to a hard-fought 61-60 victory over the University of British Columbia Thunder-btrd<t in a Canada West University Athletic Association Men’s Basketball League tilt staged at the U of L gym last night. The hard-earned win was only the Pronghorns’ second in seven starts during the 197374 campaign, but if last night's game is any indication of how well they can play, then it’s only a matter of time before they make their move up the leyue standings. The Pronghorns will be out to capture the weekend series as they host the Thunderblrds again tonight at 8:30 at the U of L gym. Meanwhile, in last night’s encounter, the Pronghorns literally dominated the first 10 minutes of action as they rolled to a 14-0 lead before the Thunderblrds could regroup. The Pronghorns’ defence was unbelievable during this time as they continually forced the visitors into making costly errors. The close checkiiw eventually wore the locals down somewhat and the Thunderblrds took the advantage and managed to close the gap to 32-29 by haiftime. The second half was a classic in itself as the two clubs battled end-to-end and the final outcome was determined m the dying seconds of the game. The Thunderblrds, who trailed the locals throughout Weiskoff sidelined PHOENIX (AP) - Bob Wynn slipped into the lead Friday in the second round of the $150,000 Phoenix Open golf tournament and Tom Weiskopf slipped quietly out of town, a victim of the 36-hole cut. Wynn birdied four holes in a row on his way'to a 67 and a two-round total of 135, Weiskopf, meanwhile, was unable to qualify for the final Carpet Dirty? PHONE 328’28S3 mr. Steam C«rp«t Cleaning Ltd. two rounds today and Sunday. His 75 gave him a 147 total and it took 145 to make it. It was the first time Weiskopf had missed since the Houston Open abnost a year ago. Since then, he has won seven tournaments, including the British and Canadian opens, the World Series of Golf, and the South. African PGA Lee Trevino made it by a single stroke. He had a 70 for Wynn, meanwhile, established a one-stn*e lead over Miller Barber, who had a second consecutive 68 for 136. Johnny Miller and a halfdozen more were tied for third at 138. Miller, the U.S. Open champion and winner of ' week’s abbreviated Bin Crosby National Pro-Am, hai another 69. Also tied for third were Lanny Wadkins, Jim Colbert, Paul Purtzer, Mike McCullough and veteran Phil Rodgers, whose 65 was the best round of the day. Artie McNickle and Mark Hayes, who shared the first-round lead with 67s, fell off the pace. Each had a 72, one over par. Masters champion Tommy Aaron had a 71-141, Billy Casper 73-143 and Australian Bruce Crampton, the defending titleholder, 74-145. Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer are not competing. last CANA U’S NO. 1 LOADER BOBCAT PHONE 328-4765 Lo*d* unicMdi Haul* LlRs Filli Sho««li Scoop« SWHpt I 4 whMl drl«a 4 modcli sao lb. lo S.000 lb. n«nt wHh or wllhoul opvritor Contract |»rlom •vatlibl* AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR C and J EQUIPMENT RENTALS 1410 2nd Av*. S., LathtM-ldga Salesman of the Month We are pleased to announce that 'Harry Kimura" has won the Salesman of the Month award for December. 1973. We congratulate Harry for his fine efforts, ar>d suggesi that if you're looking for a new or used car. give Harry a call at . , . 327-l5ft1 t^Ncrry KImur« 1' FtmiNG MOTORS LTD. PIwimM7>1S01 most of the game, finally got the taste of the lead with only 67 seconds remaining, which forced the close finish. With the Thunderblrds leading 59-58 at the time, the Pronghorns came back within seven seconds to regain the lead on Danny Court’s two-pointer The Thunderblrds came right back 25 seconds later to rab a 60-59 margin, but ker’s right hand book shot, with jiist 13 seconds left, pushed the locals to the victory. Baker, who gives up iseven inches to Thunderbirds’ big 6’U” centre, Mike McKay, has developed a fine hook shot which helped him score 13 key points in the win. Phil Letham paced the Pronghorns’ shooters though, as he notched 19 points, while Max Zaugg, Peter Sikora and Dan Court added six apiece. Blake Iverson led the west coast crew from Vancouver with 15 points, while Bob Dickson and Norman Knowles added 13 and eight points respectively. In other statistical departments, the Pronghorns came up with a 26 per cent field goal average, while the Thunderbirds were good on 34 per cent. The visitors also outshot the locals from the foul line as they hooped 16 of 23 attempts, for a 69 per cent average, while the hosts managed five of nine, for a 56 per cent average.    . The locals outrebounded the visitors 37-30 and gave up 20 turnovers to that of the Thunderbirds' 14. Baker led the Pronghorns’ rebounders with 12 while McKay managed six for the Thunderbirds. Meanwhile, the University of British Columbia Thunderettes defeated the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns 69-36 in a Canada West University Athletic U.S. SKIER HURT GRINDELWALD, Switzerland (CP) — Sandra Fulsen, a member of the U.S. women’s ski team, suffered back injuries Friday in a spectacular fall while training for the Grindlewalk women’s World Cup ski races. Pulsen lost her balance at high speed on the final bend in the downhill track and hit a bump that threw her several yards into the air. She is expected to be out of racing for about three months. Terry Duke scored 14 ^ints to pace her University of Saskatchewan Huskiettes to an 80-34 Calgary Dinntes Friday night. Barb Wilson added 13 for the winners, who held a 28-12 halftime lead Bonnie Cameron and Janice Kyle each had eight points for Calgary. In Edmonton University of Alberta Golden Bears exploded for 52 points in the second half Friday night to down University of Victoria Vikings 81-56. It was the seventh victory without a loss this season for the league-leading Golden Bears. Steve Ignatavicius had 18 points to lead Alberta, with team-mates Terry Valleriote and Mike Frisby each adding 11. Tom Homes scored 13 points for Victoria, down 29-23 at the half. Lorna McHattie and Edna Ritchie each scored 14 points to lead U of V Vikettes to a 5235 victory over U of A. Wendy Martin was top scorer for Alberta with 16 points. HOOP SHOTS-The U of L gym had plenty of empty seats, which means a lot of local basketball enthusiasts missed one heck of a ball game . . . Pronghorns' coach, Robin Fry, gets a little too excited at times, but I think it helps his ball club keep alive . the Hiunderbirds played a strong ball game from a spectator’s point of view, but their coach might hold a different opinion. SUMMARY PROItGHOnMS    61, THUNDERBIRDS «0 ' Pronghorns ■— Ratfeiner 2, Sikora 6, Baldry 5, Court 6 Edlund 4. Letham 19, Chymtiorych Zaugg 6, Baker 13 Tot*l — 61. Thunderbirds — Craig 6, Allan Z Dickson 13, Knowles 8, Turner 4. Patterson 5, Iverson IS, Gjernes 5. Janowicz, McKay 2 Tolol — 60. Fry in action Coach Robin Fry of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns gets into the act Friday rtight as his club downed UBC Thunderbirds 61-60, At left he en-fast break while at the right, on top, his charges missed a of another miscue. Pronghorns. courages a shot. At bottom he teels the pain But all ended well for his BILL GROENEN phOIOS Seals lose battle of bottom Flames help Flett, Schultz By THE CANADIAN PRESS Goalie Phil Myre cured Bill Flett's scoring slump and rookie Tom Lyslak helped Dave Schultz overcome a habit of staying on the ice. It happened Friday night as Flett scored two goals—giving him seven this season—and Schultz picked up a major and lO-minute misconduct in Philadelphia Flyers’ 7-6 National Hockey League win over Atlanta Flames. In the other pme, Vancouver Canucks nipped California Golden Seals 3-2 for their ninth win in 40 starts. Flett, without a goal in his last 13 games, gave the Flyers the win when he beat Myre at 17:52 of the third period after taking a pass from Bobby Clarke. The score was 6-6 at the time, thanks to Gary Domhoefer’s goal at 2:28 of the period Schultz, meanwhile, strengthened his league-leading total in penalty mmutes when he tangled with Lysiak in the first period. Lysiak picked up a major, while Schultz increased his total minutes this season to 186. Before meeting Atlanta, Schulti: had been an infrequent visitor to the penalty box in recent games, while enjoying two three-goal performances—one ’niursday night and the other Jan, 3, After his Thursday's performance, Schultz said: “I can’t let it affect me. I haven’t been very aggressive lately " STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION MON.. JAN. 14 - 8:30 P.M. N.A. TITLE BOüT ~ 2 REFEREES1 MtCHIE 'STOMPER” BOULOIE vs OMAH ATLAS THE KIWIS vs PMMILE S THOMPSON S EXCITING MATCHU — $2.M, IS m TCH STAMPEDE WRESTLING ON CJOC-TV The Canucks still remain eighth and last in the East Division with 25 points, two behind New York Islanders. Philadelphia’s triumph increased the Flyers’ first-place lead In the West Division to three points over Chicago Black Hawks. FLYERS 7 FLAMES « The Flyers spotted the Flames a 2-0 first-period lead before Flett narrowed the deficit with his sixth goal of the season—and first since E>ec. 2—with a goal at 2:16 of the second period. When the period ended, the Flames held a 6-5 lead as the teams scored six goals within three minutes and 43 seconds. The six-goal scoring splurge wasn’t a record, however, as Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs did it in 3:15 during a game in 1944. Flett, 30-year-old ’Vermillion, Alta., native who scored 43 goals last year, got the winning goal when he beat VANCOUVER 3 CALIFORNIA 2 First Period — 1 California, MeeKe 1    (J Johnslon, Leach) 5 13, £ Vancouver, Pratt 1 (Schmaulï, Boudrtas) e 17, 3 Califofnia. McKecnnie (J Johnston Leach) 16 27, 4 Vancouver. Varvergaert 9, 18 £9 Penalties — Cummins 11 16, Dunn 14 44 SMOnd Peri«l — 5 Vancouver, Ververgaert 10 (Lever, Gould) 1 25 Penalty — Murray 17 21 Thif<l Period — No scoring Penalties — WIcKechnie. Pratt double minors 17 13 SIMM on goal bjr Vancouver    10 * 19—Jl Catltomia    i* 7 4—30 Attendance—4,781 PHILAOELPHIA 7. ATLANTA • FIrat Parlod - 1 Allania, McCreary 7 (Bennett, Lysiak) 11 28, 2    Atlanta, Rochefort S (Comeau, Siewart) 11 47 Pena'iies — Dornhoeler Richard 1 41, Dupont Myre from 10 feet out in the final period. Terry Crisp, Rick MacLeish, Joe Watson, and Clarke scored the other Philadelphia goals, Keith McCreary paced Atlanta wiUi two goals, while Leon Rochefort,    Larry Romanchych, John Stewart and John Bennett shared the others, Lysiak had three assists. For the first time this season, Bemie Parent didn't start in goal for the Flyers. He was replaced by Bobby Taylor who made 33 saves compared with 41 by Myre, Taylor played in goal earlier this season, but only after Parent was given a game-misconduct penalty at 9:14 of the first period in a Nov 22 game against Boston Bruins. Canucks 3 Seals Z Etennis Ververgaert scored two goals, his ninth and 10th of the season, to lead the Canucks to victory, enabling 1153. Leiler 1158, Schultz major, misconduct, Lysiak major 15 56 SMond Pariod — 3 Philadelphia, Flett 6 (Barber) 2 15, 4 Atlanta, Romanenych 11 (Lysiak. Maneryt 6    49, 5 Philadelphia, Cnsp 4 (Kelly, Nolet) 9 47, 6 Philadelphia. MacLoiSh IS (Barber Clarke) 14 IS, 7    Philadelphia Joe Vl/aison 1, 14 26, 8    Atlanta, McCreary 6, 14 56. 9 Philadelphia Clarke 14 (Flett) 16 27, 10 Atlanta. Siewart 10 (Mohns) 16    57 11 Atlanta, Bennett 11 (McCreary, Lysiak) 17 58 Penalties — Murray 3 10 Dornhoeffer 8 31, Price 13 33 TMrd Pariod - 12 Philadelphia, Oornhoeirer 5 (SchuH; Joe Watson) 2 26,13 Philadelphia, Flett 7 (Clarke) 17    52 Penalties — Van Impe, Richard 19 33 Shol* on a«a1 by PMIadtlphIa    16 22 10-4I Atlanta    1# 14 t-S* Attendance—15.141 them to break a seven-game winless streak-six losses and a tie.    . The teams were tied 2-2 after the first period and Ververgaert got the winner at 1:25 of the second after taking a pass from John Gould, Tracy Pratt added the other goal for Vancouver, his first of the year, while Brent Meeke, his first, and Walt McKechnie replied for California. The Canucks had three new players in the lineup-centre Dan Gloor, right winger Steve Stone and left winger Larry Gould'Who were called up from Seattle Totems of the Western Hockey League for a two-game trial. DOH KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. Continues to Serve Southern Alberta Fire-Auto-Peraonal-Commercial    ' OOUG 80YER Sales Representative 30a - 9th St. S. Phwm 328-122S Boys and Giiis Skate Exchange # Sharpened Shined New Laces Sanitized CCM Paul H«nd«raon Pro Adjuftlabl* Ho«k«y H*l malt. CSA and CAC *p-provAd. All color*. 13“ uitT & MAC’S CYaELTD. 9133rd am.«. Phono 327>3221 CLOSED MONDAY OpwTkm.iFn.Tl 9 p.n. 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