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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, January 15, 197) THE tFIHMIDCE _ 7 LDS athletes honored Fifth Father-Son Dinner probably was the best Bv GARRY ALLISON' Herald Staff Writer The fifth ediiion of the LDS Father and Son Athletic Awards Banquet is row history and it will be looked back on as an outstanding success. More than 600 fathers and sons filled the Lethbridge Com- munity College Saturday night. listening with intense intrrest to the messages imparted by the sir speaker. The banquet, highlighted by numerous athletic award pre- hsd a different for- mat as it spotlighted two fea- tured speakers. "Pete Witbeck and L. Jay Silvester. Silvester, a silver medalist Et the Munich Olympics and a world record holder in the dis- cus throw, spoke oi the turmoil at the past Olympics. "The first seeds of discontent were sown when Rhodesia was e.tpelled. The feeling en our team was not good." be s'-aied.' "There was the poor judging the life of Ron Legge, as he re-1 After Mayer A. C Anderson Dius o.he- incidents oj- ceived the Percy Butler Me-: welcomed the father and sons curred to" the American team., moriaJ Award as the LDS.' aid honored guests to the ban- Then (here was the Israeli-. Sportsman of the Year. An ac- quet. Billy Peinmik set the tone Arab situation First we were live sportsman, Ron competes for Ihe evening, proving to be a shocked, then disgusted and numerous events zud spends 1 popular cddition to tlie beid- the unbelievable aspect of many hours officiating on va-; table, it all hit home." rious levels. The 13-year-old figure skater Silvester went on to say that IMiie Homberger, a fine all talked about his sports, actiri- quality of liie is what one must! around athlete and coach from, ties and about the many hours arch for and that prepara-; Fort Madeod, was named the or narcj he puts into his lion, no: just a few weeks prep-1 LDS Senior Athlete while Larry skating. He has set goals for tra.ion. but less, arduous hours i Van Orman, a University of; himself, to compete in the Ca- of practice were needed to sue-' Lethbridge student. WES select- j nzdian Winter Games in 1973 ceed in almost any aspect of ed as the LDS Junior Athlete of jmj then Ihe world skating life. i Ltle Year. championships, and those who Olympics serve to pro- A special presentation of an BJIJV En excei. iptfe and cement the friend- autographed football was made' chance to attain these 'hip oi mankind. When I won to Boyce Johnson. Also receiv- the silver medal the Czechoslo-! ing special recognition were vakian KP.O won the event and Howard Ellison and LCC cater- :'-e who tl'ird er Vern Oiscn. and myself, embraced, arms' Dear, Harker was presented vrecped around each other, in wi t a y cc'2'.ci by u.-s a minute o' intense Lethbridge Stake for his many and apsrecietkai. It was 2 ring hours of service as a coich in of under standine.'' Silvester the junior sports program, stated. Master of Ceremonies Ron Saiurtisv was a big nishi in, Low kept the show moving, handling his duties with profes- sional finesse. SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR Joy Silverster, !efl, pre- Ihe sporlsrran cf the year Trophy 1o Ron Lepge cf lethbridge at Saturday; LDS Falher and Son banquet. ATHLETES HONORED Lorry Vcn of br'cpe, was no of ths year while Mike Hcrnbercer cf Fort Maciecd, raned senior athlete cl the LDS and Sen barque'. Elks clef eat Warriors 6-3 Tne U-lhbndpe Midcct Elks racked up a pair of vineries in Southern Alberta Juvenile Hoc- key League, play on the week- end. Saturday night Elfc dumped Bassano Damsiiers 5-2 rjid Sun- day they defeated the Leth- bridge Kinsmen Warriors 6-3. In Saturday's match. Bassa- iui held a slini .2-1 perioc1, load before F.Iks came The Elk?! iv! v. ar. coal i- secona period nnd three n-.ore in third to earn thf Rob Milps. Vivcr. PaJ. en Pil'.inc. Brrr.ic Svrer.r.c and Mike Boychuk notched a eacii for Eik? Brad Stiles isl'rlpri both the Damsi- ter's markers. Sunday, ihe Warriors held a 3-2 margin the second period, but the Elks pumperi in j four in the final stanza for their leth ftraigh; victory of the season B.-der. lY.lir.i: >.-ored ivice tho 1-llks canie ihe o! B.-.'.i Miles. Rernie ,Hv Moli and Mike Royci-us Mrnip. Cam Mclntosh Milro} for the U'arrinr? Comets earn title 1 The Raymond Come's and j Team 2 wdked awsy I top honors in the fifth a.1- Inual Cardston High School "A'1 aod "B" Baskeital! Tournament staged over the weekend. The Comets, behind Walter Zobell's 23-point performance j defeated Magrsth Zen'.ths 61-50 for the "A'1 championship title white Cardston Team 2 dumped i the Raymond Mustangs -W-37 for the "B'' championship crown. In the "A" final. Tom Myc- dio added 15 points and Jeff Hill 1 1" for the Comet's win while i Kevin -Anderson managed 13 i points for the Zeniths who trailed 4W5 after the third j qvaner. In the "B'1 i final. Cardston iocs a 19-17 lead at the half and extended the margin to 32-24 at three-quaner I fee. Rick Romeril pact-d Raymond: with 10 points while Rod Leavitt hooped nine for the winners. i Meanwhile the LCI Rams I blasted the Cardsion Cougars I 52-39 to win the "A" consolation i Oaal. i Kelly S'jxHg led the Ram's aaack with 24 points, 22 of thea in ths first half. I Zeiland Leavin 16 points for the Cougars. WHO trailed 37-19 at half -time. i The ''B" cousobtion tiue went to the Magrath Eagles. who bombed Caniston Team 1 I in the final. Ron Harker 15 I and Cam. Wilds 10 for the I Eagles. At the conclusion of the rwo- j day tourney. ".V and "B i all-star teams were chosen. "B" all-star positions went to .ih. ad Rod Eeazer and Rod LCSMU both of Cardston Teim 1. "A" all-star spots were cd up by ZobcH and Myndii of Rjj-nwnd. Strong of LCI. Lfa- of Cardston aad Tim RoU- I ir.gson oi Magrath. COLTS TOPS The LCI Colts capiured -J-.e first annua] Calholic High School -B" Boy's iM1! Tcurnamer.! by Nob'.eiord Blades 44-31 in no final The Co'.is lysted tl-ree other "B'' who took par. i- the romid robin ai- j Harker and WDde of Magraih Rick Konieril of Ravmcxid Basketbalier W e s Rice told ihe gathering that they should not be content with and thai desire one (if the main forces behind success. A "short We; stated that smaller athletes must work ten times as hard in order 10 aoain success. He ciously and lose humbly. I CoJeatured speaker Pete Witheck, a native of Raymond and currently the assistant i-rric director at Brigham Young University, familiarised the crowd with BYU and its programs. He held their atren-. ticn with his deep, thoughtful paralleling the down- fall of Home United i today: feeling ire potra- try is becoming lazy, decaying from within, due mainly to the j breakdown of the family unit. "You must accept ail of life's i chsUpnses.'1 he ssid. adding that one must have buminE de- sire in order to attain success. "Orgsnired acetic programs are the best thing to combat juvenile delinquency. Athletics pronde not only a fine recre- ational activity but build in- dividual values as well." LET DAD DO IT Philip Van Cleave ie: his fa- ther Bud do the talking for the pair and the veteran rodeo cow- boy pleased the gathering with Ms dry- humor and sincerity. "I took some prizes for speak- ing once, but I go; caught and someone made me put them back.'1 Bud quipped. He commented OD his va- rious accomplishments in ro- deo and also spoke about Philip. Displaying sn inner price in his son's endeavors. Bud noted the many awards that Philip has already won: LT.Q looks to a fine future for. him. Calgary Stampeder Herm. Harrison received a standing ovation from the large gather-; ing and proved to be me of the most popular men ever to at- tend the dinner. Herm pur a iriexjly knock on BUI Baker. Mosca and Stampeder coach. Jim "Angeio Mosca was so ugly lira his mo-ier hid to borrow another baby to take to church Duncan doesn't have ulcers, but he's a carrier.'1 He thanked the committee for "Adding a little color to the but turning from j (he lighter side Herm became serious as he addressed his re-! marks to the youth. i "Believe in yourself and be hones; with yourself.'1 he said. c-vrlainir.c that one must assess o-'o's ability and character hon- i eK'y. Herm strrsfod that com- requisites for s success- ful life. A MEMBER FOR LIFE Mara Smuh, right, is Lsir- honor c: presenlmo the bridge's second life member of Ihe Fivs Pin Bowlers As- musi hove clans Jack's h sccialion. Lethbridge presidenl Jack Smeed, left, makes the lead ofier eiah.t 7 the preseniaHon Sunday morning at Capri Bcwl. The liolim. Tunbridge face battle next week liie rr.embers gaod. He mes of the c lip Tc Mrs. Smith vent C'j; ond look !y charr.pionEnip. Rick photo) Smeed, Wolstoncroft take lead By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor They ganged up on the reign- ing city five p-in bowline cham- pions Sunday afternoon at Capri Bowl and as a result threw tfas championships wide open. >Vhile fif-y were in the pro- cess of trying to unseat Gary Tunbridge aixi Dianne VioUii. Sunday's competitors were also seeking berths era the city team which will take pan in the west- ern Canada five pin champioo- sliips in Banff teer this year. A total of eight women and 54 men will earn berths on the team fc-IiowLrjg ;he conclusion of play next Sunday. Sixteen games wiij decide the as well as the city cham- pior.s. Tunbridge is men's chanio v.-hiie Molini siii in Bo'ji have heiQ their for the pasr TWO years. iuv.ever, are fac- ing their challAiEe ic the pas! ihres years. This time ias; year Tunbridge v.-as m :re lead while Vioiim was in Today. Tua- bridge i> fourrh is enrre-nched ia third. Jack a former champ, took over ;pp spot in the men's Sunday while Susan Wolsion- crof; grabber ihe spotlight, SMEED LEAD? Smr-od picked tro an eight- game pin-ill of 2.159 to stay ahead oi Sieve Pedeirsen. Tne eteran five-pinner. Peoerser: c'liisei Tttsbridge lar, year and seems rojdy to do ds same to Smeed A? one bovver put it Sunday. "You can't ie; up with Sieie Ix'liind you.'' flrushsd with 2.114. JL151 45 pills back o; He ;.s m R be'.ier posi- tion tli-in last year when he trailed Tunbridse by no. Third pkce ent to sinprisiag George A consistent bowier. but nev- er e. threat in past ciry chanv emerged liiih a prnfali oi 2.0S7. 15 pins another Jim Hin. LDte Snowce.-. made his prej- enee fell w-uh a He was 1 right in the thick oi the for top spo: unri] a 200 and 2 iK in f-i'o of rj three games caused him to falter. Smeerj rolled game; of IS. I 277. 295. 232 a soL'd Peder-Bi came up with games of !3S. 306. I S-53. :w and 259. Saowden's total came from csmes of 318. 330, and 256. T-onb-ndge stanej o-j-. in good shape with a 314 but ran "mto trouble the res of the way and failed to crack the 3CO in his last seven games HE finish-: ed with 23P. 245. 224. 25P. J Xi EDO 22S. Kiga 255. j 315. 311. "te. 355, 2W. 2.37 and 195. VVES sizz.hng pace in the "'omen's pjay. Her 2.131 would have put her in second pJice in the division. She nil for games oi 333. 24f. 252. 231. 202. 217. 262. aid a 358. Jeanelte Smeed. Jack's wiif and the leader a; the hai'way mark' Last year, was second wi'_h a 2.ns9 total 24 pins than 2.015. In fourth wa? Jeep. ai 1.P7S arc fifth was Jean Christie at 1.930. Mrs. Emeed hsd scores o; LCC badminton team Iwl Locals shine Lethbridge Communiry Col- icge badminton coach. Ed Mar- was pleased :.P n.i end with his charjers on the week- end. Marryna watched his team walk away four of the five events in the first tour- ney in the Albena College Ath- letic Conference which was staged ra Olds. The LCC crew Eore or less swep: "the rouruey which includ- ed teams from VermilliiH De- gional College. Red Deer Ccim- rnimiry College. Calgary Sjuth- ern Alberta Institute o: noiogy and the host Olds Re- gional College. IE singles play. Terry Link capt-LL'-ed the men's title while veteran Monica picked up the women's tiiie. Lyda Clarke and Mary Spaa- bauer ioined forces to v.-ji the women's doubles and the men's doubles went to Ken Kurtz and Bob Millar. Li rnlied doubles. Donra Pic- kelt E3a John Jansen placed while Joyce ffiraga and VTayne Thordarson racked up tlie cccsolaiioa final. The LCC team will see action again next weekend as they host six oiher colleges in the largest conference badminton tourney c.' the year. 223. 247. 220. 257. Enrj A'iolirj turned ir, cards 157 arid a 322 tha; ke-p'. her is ccn'.cr.iion. BBS 25S. 279. ;r.5. 227 and 243 for the dsv --hue Christie was 190. 291. 216. 265 S3d RmryriijiE or. the top 10 in reen's section were Eeaudn- 2.017, Lew MiHs 2.014, Ken M'alc.-Jnison LOOT. Tak KaS- sltsjni r.K1? and Ken Kurtz J Pc'7 The res: oi the top gals inert Mars Smith i.ffiB, Mal- 1.8J4. Barb Scatlergood 1.552 and Masa Goshinmon Sirj-J; was surprise, nc; :hi: she isn't a good bowl- er, but prior to the Grsi game with a life nembe-ship us ihe Lethbridge Five Bwlbg Assodauon. 5.1? v.-as visibly moved by the a.-jd totally Bu! i: clidn'i show m he.- as pressed the leaders Eamss of 246. 2CS, 257. 2S3. 193. 217. 2-13. and 193. roi-L-g worker live b ;he cirj" for many yean, U.-5. Sroiih Jim Frcrl Sr. as the coiy liie members in Leuibridge. The final cirhi games of the rouoifs is set for nen 5tmday CaD.-i. j More sport ou page 8 Pronhorns d op Officials upset Bowie STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION TONIGHT! P.M. ABDUUAH THE BUTCHER pi tv'O. GORDIENKO GIS15I BETIY NICCOll vi JEAN ANTONE EtC'l'ie Moicliri 18 Wrrillcit S2 En route to victory. Ihe edged Nobleford 33-31 in the tourney opener, whipped Medi- j cine Hat Redskins 46-23 in their second game and then dropped the Blades once more in the final. la other swines played diy. .Nobleford bbsttvi ho.x: CCHS Flyers -i--'-V.. 1 Medicine Hat 4S-37 (THS edged Medicine in tlie consolation Top scorers in matches were lian- Vanjer Ipost of NoWpJord wiih points. Uirry of Medicine Hat with 2S points and Ted Slil- son playing with CCHS with 3i points. I RosTOkl ai-d Scott Tarjicr o! LCI managed 16 njid 1-1 poinLs During tlie two-day cvonl. ,Iohn ll'avy of as tho player while ed' Kelly Rtslu'C ni i Uat and Tanner o( U I. Special' University of Pronc- siu'fered tlicir second Canada Aihktic Men's Basketball League loss as they droppcd a 7-i-M decision to the I'.-.iversity of Eri'.ish Columbia Thunderbtrds Saturday nidit. T.v loss coupled with their W 51 to loft them in vOatv with the T: wi'h rtxxinis. i o! Alboria picked up a pair of uins c-. over the L'ni- o-l Olgary Pinosaurf .-nu- tlie roost wilh an 8-2 record. Meanwhile in Vancouver on lln> wwkraid, the Pronjlwms according to head crodi Gary Bowie, doscn-cd to lose Friday nichrs match, but not Salur- d.-.vs. "The Iwys sis-wcei lay-off in lo.ipte play hurt them in Fri- 's Bailie and we weren't just to ciimmiMlt- KV> ptit there to had Ll'-ree nlsy baslsf.bali and old just fouls which fiirced BO-J-'C to ih? officials look it take him out of the gam? .away from then." he said. I The Fronghoms. wlra never "I'vasvory disappointed with had a free throw in t.he firs; the officiatinc and would go as half. 28-20 at the lime. far :o say it was a complete SM Ciliepari led UBC with "homer" job.1' he added. Acoordint: 10 the statistics o-r: wasn't far s jints while le-ammaie Jack Hoy chipped in with 15. follesmp notched is rnd Kempt 11 fi S.'.r.te. r'.vnfiio-.-i-s as- :.i fnv.'.i the -.ninnies of the lno n; Alborlfl dolmen F.ears o.Tr.plit S'.i-.ce the rule tf f-aurs wuh r.n ea.v> seven (ouls fitv tliro'.vs ton1 Saturday taken was .-ici-ipted the Tom Solyom. who l.hf Uv.s so-u-aa.' UBC only player on team 1.1 civon a of 27 froe score in the double firurcs. while Ihe the tnilden Bears with IS poinis. ed five. I The Boars held a 15-15 mar- T.-.i1 '.vntt? niV comos Into ef-' pin nl the half, feel on the foul. 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