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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Monday, January 14, 1974 Book ROW hr tin HHL AND WHA HOCKEY SPECIAL For Oitails Contict ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAQE MALL PHONE 32S-3201 Tlie Herald" Sports LETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Leww Laval 7lh SIrMi Shopping Mall Uthbrldg*, Alberta PKon* (403) 920-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS Two Canadian gals break Americanos weekend monopoly West Castle provides tough test for Can-Am 3y PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor WEST CASTLE - A strong showing by tlie United States team failed to overshadow the performance of two Canadian gals over the weekend at the Can-Am races staged at West Castle. The two-day event was held at the ski resort 90 miles west of Lethbridge into Canada's Rockies. West Castle is the only Alberta stop for the Can-Am series this year. After opening at Whistler Mountain at Girabaldi, British Columbia, the series moved to West Castle for men's and women's slalom and giant slalom competitions. The Can-Am racers, averaging in age between 15 and 18, form the training teams for the National teams of Canada and the U.S. Indian Jack Jacobs has fatal heart attack GREENSBORO, N.C. (CP) - Indian Jack Jacobs, 53, onetime Canadian Football League star, died here Saturday after suffering his fifth heart attack. The often flamboyant six-footer led Winnipeg Blue Bombers as quarterback in the early 1950s, and later served with the coaching staffs of Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Edmonton Eskimos. He was an early choice for the CFL Hall of Fame and set a number of durable passing records. "He was the most competitive football player I have ever known," said Bud Tinsley, a member of the Bomber team while Jacobs was in the slot. "He put his heart and soul into the game, and expected his team members to do the same." Jacobs is survived by his wife, Patricia, a Winnipeg native, and three children. The native of Muskogee, Okla., left Green Bay Packers of the National Football League in 1950 to join the Bombers as quarterback. Minor hockey Bill Orr's two first period goals carried the Seals to a 3-1 victory over the Argos in Bantam "B" action over the weekend. Ken Rodzinyak chipped in with a single marker while Peter Sarich replied for the Argos. The Cardston team rallied from a 6-2 deficit to drop the Lethbridge Blazers 10-7 in another Bantam "B" contest. Tony Pontaroluo fired in a hat-trick for Cardston while Bob Rapuano notched a pair of goals in a losing cause. Stan Sawicki rifled in two goals and led the Ramblers to a 6-2 win over the Blazers. Brent Lang and Billy Rab handled the scoring for the losers. Clark Bosch and Gary Tokariuk scored two goals apiece and gave the Blades a 6-2 decision over the Nuggets. Two third period goals by Anton Mihay lifted the Hornets to a 3-1 victory over the Lions. Brian Robinson managed the lone goal scored by the Lions. The Kings came back from a 2-0 deficit after two periods to defeat the Rangers 3-2. Lane Belsher tallied twice for the Kings while Clarence Hunt and Keith Aiken replied for the Rangers. In a Bantam "A" match, the Oilers-edged the Islanders 3-2. Mark Rowe tallied twice and Geoff Cox once for the Oilers while Dave Ptycia and Kelly Danielson managed a goal apiece in a losing effort. In a Pee Wee encounter, the Flyers whipped the Bisons 4-1. Darren Moroz hit the empty net twice for the Flyers while Colin Wilson found the range once for the Bisons. Notice of Annual General Meeting Lethbridge Tennis Club FOR ELECTION OF OFFICERS January 21, 1974, 8 p.iii. Room 1, Civic Centre It was in the giant slalom Saturday that the Canadian gals, Ruth Neidermeyer of Vancouver and Joan Wilson or Calgary, in particular, had their finest hour. Neidermeyer came from nowhere to delight the gathering of 300 Saturday to win the, giant slalom with a time of' one minute, 3.96 seconds to finish ahead of Wilson who finished at one minute, 6.05 seconds. Four American gals, Pam Noyes, Becky Dorsey, Jamie Kurlander and Lyndall Heyer captured the next four places to begin the strong American showing. Miss Noyes, of Ipswatch, Mont, was third with a time 1:06.43. Fourth was Miss Dorsey of Beverley, Mass. Her time was 1:07.38 well ahaead of McAffee, New Jersey's Kurlander with a time of 1:08.08. Miss Heyer, who makes her home in Stowe, Vermont was clocked in 1:08.44. The American team, who fell behind the Canadian contingent after Girabaldi, began their domination of the West Castle competition right after Neidermeyer and Wilson were finished. In Saturday's men's giant slalom the U.S. representatives ran first and second as Richard Woodworth of Peabody, Mass. finished with Football fans in Winnipeg remember "Indian" - so-named because he was a member of the Oklahoma Creek tribe - as an often-volatile sparkplug who thought nothing of screaming his opinions at the top of his lungs on the field. He was a gambler, and loved to pass, even inches away from the goalline. He took the Blue Bombers into the Grey Cup twice, but failed to capture the trophy. One was the celebrated "mud bowl" in 1950 against Toronto Argonauts, and the other in 1953 against the Ti-Cats. Pronghorns win twice on weekend The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns came up with their best two-game series of the 1973-74 Alberta College Athletic Conference Hockey League season over the weekend. The locals swept their weekend series on the road as they belted Olds College Broncos 11-0 Friday night and then edged the Red Deer Community College Kings 2-1 Saturday. In Friday's encounter jumped to a 3-0 lead after the first period and a 6-0 by the end of the second to trounce Olds. Wayne Lazarick, who played his first league game with the Pronghorns, led the way with a hat-trick while Craig Walters chipped in with a pair. Singles came off the sticks of Wayne Kist, Guy Smith, Rob Amatto, Bill Kidd.- Mike Weisgerber and Wally Tunow. The line of Lazarick, Smith and Weisgerber were outstanding for the locals as they chalked up 15 points in the contest. Lazarick added an assist to his three-goal outing, Smith registered four assists to his goal and Weigerber paced the attack with his goal and five assists. , The locals outshot the Broncos 47-23 during the three periods and picked up one of six minors, two of three majors and the only 10-minute misconduct. Meaawhile the Pronghorns faced stiffer competition in Red Deer Saturday. The locals trailed 1-0 after the first period but fired in single goals in each of the last two periods to earn the slim victory. Wally Tunow and Guy Smith rifled in a goal each for the Pronghorns while Jim Boomer replied for Red Deer. Smith's goal at the 6:19 mark of the final period proved to be the winner. The locals will be out to maintain their winning streak this weekend as they host Camrose Lutheran College Vikings for a pair of games. Winning fashion Neal MeNealus of Paulette, Vermont streaks to victory in the men's slalom at West Castle Sunday in heavy snow. MeNealus paced the American ski team to victory in the weekend Can-Am races hosted by West Castle. Longhorns chalk up two points on weekend trip The Lethbridge Longhorns hit the road for a pair of Alberta Junior Hockey League games this weekend and came home with two out of a possible four points that were up for grabs. Saturday night the Longhorns dropped a narrow 8-7 overtime loss to the Edmonton Mets while Sunday they came back to score a 5-4 victory over the Falcons in Drumheller. Meanwhile in Drumheller the Falcons scored two goals in the last two minutes of the game but it wasn't enough to catch the Longhorns who won 5-4 Sunday night. Drumheller collected three of five major penalties and a misconduct while Lethbridge took nine of the 15 minors. Scoring for the winners were Terry Roberts, Ron Kirkke, Brad Cox, Bruce Small and Randy Joevenazzo. Drumheller goals were chalked up by Jim Bertram, Dennis Wallis, Dave Stewart and Garth Morgan. Lethbridge goalie Dale Emmelkamp faced 39 shots while the Longhorns fired 27 at Ross Thiessen in the Drumheller net. In Saturday's encounter Rick Zapemiuk's third goal of the game gave Edmonton Mets an 8-7 overtime win over the Longhorns. Zaparniuk scored at 3:31 of overtime for the Mets, who trailed 1-0 after the first period and 4-3 after two. Bob Sokolowsky, with two, Tony Currie, Murray Day and Jerry Cormack had the other Edmonton goals. Lethbridge scorers were Bemie Syrenne and Randy Joevennazo, each with two, Albert Dumont, Brad Cox and Darrell Zaparniuk, Rick's brother. Each team had four minors and the Mets outshot Lethbridge 38-32. Red Deer Rustlers had little trouble defeating the Pass Red Devils 7-3 Sunday night in a fight-filled game. The Rustlers took period leads of 1-0 and 4-0 before each team scored three goals in the third period. A third - brawl resulted in game misconducts to the five players on each team who took part in the battle. Red Deer marksmen were Irvine Bowles, Kelly Bunn, Rod Pimm, Barry Lassiter, Brian Stephenson, Terry Wittchen and Erie Switzer. Brian McLean, with two, and Wayne Turner replied for the Red Devils. The Pass finished with seven of 11 minor penalties, one misconduct, six of 11 game misconducts and two of the four majors. STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION TONIGHTI 8:30 P.M. H.k. TITLE BOUT - 1 REFS - STOMPER vs ATLAS THE KIWIS vs PRINGLE & THOMPSON - 5 BOUTS $a.80 $2 Red Deer Rustlers scored three goals in the first 10 minutes and went on to a 6-2 victory over the Pass Red Devils Saturday night. Rod Primm had three goals for Red Deer with teammates Brian Sutter, Irvine Bowles and Terry Wittchen each adding one. Brent McCracken and Wayne Turner replied for the Red Devils, who trailed 3-0 and 3-1 by periods. Calgary Canucks came from behind with three goals in the second period and the winnner after 33 seconds of the third to gain a 6-3 victory Sunday over Edmonton Mets. The loss broke an eight-game unbeaten streak by Edmonton. Native Sons suffer loss The Lethbridge Native Sons had more than their share of problems trying to hit the net and as a result suffered an 8-6 setback to the Rocky Mountain House Mountaineers in a Central Alberta Junior Hockey League game Saturday night. The visiting Mountaineers were outshot 44-19 in the 60-minute encounter but obviously made their shots count. Bill Robertson tallied three times for the visitors while singles went to Doug Russell, Murray Hopkins, Glen Anderson, Jeff Campbell and Cliff Green. Earl Ingarfield and Pie Lavarato riotched a pair of markers for the Sons while, Joe Meli and Greg Keveder added singles. a total time of 1:96.04 fractions of a second, 91 to be exact, ahead of Neal MeNealus of Paulette, Vermont. Canadians took the next four places but their enjoyment ended Sunday as MeNealus and Missie Taylor of Orchard Park, New York led the U.S. skiers. MeNealus, who now leads the men's indiviual Can-Am point race, won the men's slalom with a convincing time of 1:15.69. Mark Ford of Bend. Ore. was second for the U.S. finishing the run at 1:18.51 a shade ahead of teammate Billy Shaw. Shaw, of Sun Valley Idaho clocked 1:18.63. In the women's for which times were unavailable, Taylor sparked the American gals to the top four placings. Miss Kurlander, fifth in the giant slalom, was second in the slalom followed by Miss Dorsey. Maggie Crane of Plymouth, New Hampshire, was fourth. Canadian skiers earned the fourth to eight paces in the men's slalom while their best showing in women's slalom was fifth by Susan Aslett of Toronto. Perhaps the most important finish by a Canadian gal was Pat Gordon's eighth place finish in the slalom Sunday. The young Banff skier was the last of 39 starters to leave the starting gate but finished very strongly possibly an indication of better things to come. West Castle, which will be the site of the ski competition at Canada's Winter Games in 1975, took its toll on the weekend competitors. Sunday only 16 of the 39 gals who started finished while Saturday it wais the men who took it on the chin as only 26 of 67 were on their skiis at the finish. West Castle, for the giant slalom showed a vertical drop of 1,300' that became nearly 2,000 for Sunday's slalom. Miss Taylor, who was in the winner's circle after the women's slalom, voiced what appeared to be the general opinion of most competitors when she said that West Castle was tough. Soft snow greeted Saturday's skiers. These conditions concealed an icy base and it showed in the final results of non-finishers. Sunday wet snow made the run almost like wet cement in places. However Mike Shandrick, a Can-Am official from Denver, Colo., said that the inexperience of most of the skiers would lend itself to the fin-' dings of the course tough. As Shandrick pointed out the youngsters are aggressive but have not yet had a taste of the variety of hills they will encounter on the Can-Am circuit. For the gals it was off to Whiteflsh Mont, for the next series of races while the men head for Ogden, Utah. WOMEN'S GIANT SLALOM 1. Ruth Neidermeyer, Vancouver, 1,43.96 2. Joan Wilson, Calgary, 1:46.05 3. Pam Noyes, Ipswatch, Mont., 1:46.43 4. Becky Dorsey, Beverly, Mass., 1:47.38 5. Jamie Kurlander, McAffee, N.J,, 1:48.08 6. Lyndall Heyer. Stowe, Vt.. V.4B.44 7. Vanlta Haining, Toronto, 1:49.30 8. Liz McGrath, West Hurley, Vt., 1:50.18 9. Kathy O'Sullivan, Vancouver, 1:50.56 10. Maggie Crane, Plymouth, N.H., 1:50.91 WOMEN'S SLALOM x 1. MIssle Taylor, Orchard Parl<, N.J. 2. Jamie Kurlander, McAffee, N.J. 3. Becl