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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 rHE IETH8RIDG! HERAID Thundov, January H, 197J strong both ways in 24-point outing Kodiaks breeze past visiting Antelopes Fly PAT Sl'LUVAV llrraltl Sports Kdimr WHERE DID THAT BREEZE COME FROM? Bob 5.-en (32! Cr t-.e Mediae H r c-i cces t actuc' v i n c his flyira ncir would v--s c hurry to fry end STCC Le DwiglrT -rrr sccn-.c. '.'.''-'-e ;J3 seeded 19 poirvs cs Kodiaks "-e -ed Arve cz-ss '-3-35. in ?-e i 5 Curt Wc-sey ce'-g by Hc'der cf me Antelopes. Groer-en kelson. Wccker battle lor title Druinlieller pair on top race Aibc-na L'iii.r> Team-. and Ryan :-0 STJtC c. r-VO scorns honors in J'juor Hockey League. staristics released Don SieDherscn of Red Deer' co-tinues to :ead gcokescers wi'j a 3.3c goals agairst aver- age. ROD Burgess of Calzary replaced teammete M i i e Priesmer. -j-e shutout leacer with rwo. '.'re ranner-Jjp. v, show both players Burgess lowered a1- ?1 pouits OB 47 Eoals'and 3.7C while Pnes'rer's is5iits. Wecker. last year's Ed at 3.88 scon.-.; charapion. earned" nine j pel-is i ri-o games last week to Xeison. leader for most of v.e season. Red Dter Hbstlers1 captain Be; Slzc'n is E distEEt third 75 poL'its. three more Lhan Ron V.'eilar.d c: Ixe'r.bridge Sugar Kir.ts 15 -_-.e 175 L-.i-'.es. 2 more Brent C'.eland. The Sugar rLrgs are t h e mcs per-alizec resm 1.07? ir. 3o games. Drumheiler drswr. ihe iewesi penally Trimes. Lethbridge Community leec Kodiaks opened the home halt of lie 1973 Alberta College Atliletic Conference Basketball League with liltle resistance from ihe visiting Medicine Hnt College Antelopes Wednesday afrerntion at rhe LCC The taller, more experienced Kodiaks had little trouble with the Cias City crew as built up a 35 17 half time lead and just missed the century mark in posting a 98-35 triumph. Meanwhile in the gals' game, the Kodiettes. of the h c s i school, made it a Wednesday afternoon sweep with a hard- fousht overtime victory. In the men's encounter. Antelopes uere no mRtc'n for the Kodiaks on the boards and it showed, pznk'ularlv ;r. last 10 minutes of the pme a_frer Bill Holden had been foul- ed out. HOLDEN OIT Hclden. the sparkplug pi the' Antelope offence, left [he game with remaining and the score 31 for the Kodiaks Trw Antelopes scored lus: four mere points in the last 10 min- utes all on foul shots. "When v.-e iost Billy. lost our key man." said Hat coach Amie Franj; ailer the setback. "We're a suitcase college you know." he added o year courses it's pretty >ard to keep ball players arour-: Frank, a former player Car.adian chsmr-ior.sbjp from Lethbridge. the and Chinoots. also poh-.ec out thai he lost two ers si the Christmas "Tney scored -50 points for us In our last game." said Frank. may not have scored thai aanv asaus: cl :D fcoech Torn Karren c: the Kodiaks 1 but they would have helped on the backboards." Karren was quiet and stmriy said z rusty The rust of inactivity was evident in eariy stages es- pecially. B'u: it wore of: t'.e second half, to a degree. Ojr. Wolsoy. it v-nuld ippes-. has taken over ihe roie of ieacer o: the Kodiaks. Alex was the recognized lead- er but it is urlikely he '.rill be back for :he rest of the season. There is lirie were OD ihe sta- tus of Ducis. other than the fact his apprer.ticsthi? course won't allow him io eo on road trir-5 and in ail fairness to the of l'ne club, he won't suit up for home games either. V.'c-lsey both in a I strong effort and came up wilh 24 poinLS. Dwight Wniie added 19 ihile Gar; Wuliams and ar.d Bruce Miilis each chipped i in with 18. i No Medicine Ha- player reached double figures as Nyle and Gary Tagg eacr. up points. Hoiden. -ho aould have hit double figures except for the early shower, scored eight. Kodiaks at home twice th's weekend as they host Red Deer Friday night at and Olds Saturd'ay a't For the Kodiettes in their I narrow win Judy McN'nb hoop-1 season. L-ailed 22 18 at the ed 13 points while iVancy Kin- hatf. Tiie two clubs were dead-: ner aided with 12. locked 50-30 at the end of regu- Col- Wendy Strain paced Medi- lation time. cine Hal with 14 while Wendv Tlrey will be at home as well Lien chipped In with 12 and this weekend. They will pre- Nora Way managed 10. cede the Kodiaks Friday and i Kodiettes, now 2-1 for the Saturdav at Korbut selected female athlete Sport of all sorts rr.cr.Lor o: Drorr Jne. Dale Eioschuk rroved bto fifth place than Lir.cskos of Red Deer. ODDS FAVOR JOE pro i_i_3 Nev. 'A? 5 Joe Frsrier. world champion, is a favorite 'o retain his title Jar, 22 when "e meets chaner.ser George Foreman at KLnestOT. Jamaica, according to Las Vegas bcoicmakers. .MAKES CLARKE CAPTAIN PHILADELPHIA AP Coach Fred named high- ?coririg oer.tre Bobby Clarke team captain of Philadelphia Fivers ir. the National Hockey A team spokesman rescay Car'se. C3 the yourjgest captain e'.'er of as NHL dub. League. LAGOS. Nigeria 'AP' Sr Jipcho of Kenya, ni the word record in the 3.'''ri- metre steeplechase, e c z e r] I Merus YL'ier of Ethiopia in rr.er. s rsce. Garrcf VTeriresnty. Jipcho finished in ;n 7 ifi seconds and YLf'er :r. BUYS GABE'S STOCK AP cieve- Isrd lawyer .Armono" D. Arrson confirmed a report trial he ill! purchase the stock Paul owns in the Cleve- fciirl club. More sport on page 14 SULLY SAYS -By Pat Siillii'iin OVERLOOKED in all tlie hullabaloo of the outcome of the Super Bowl game Sunday past, a gamble that almost paid off in spades. Think back to Ihe early part of the game. As a matter of fact. .Miami had just been held by the Washington Redskins on their first series and Larry Sieple was preparing to punt. The Dolphins were 'ourth and seventh at their own 12 or 13 yard line. On the impending snap from centre there appeared to be a fumble of unbelievable sorts. Even announcer Curt Gowdy. the dean of broad- casters, felt certain the centre had missed the ball in his attempt to get the ball back to Sieples. Now. I would be the first to admit that strange things happen in tiie wonderful world of sports. The unexpected is often the rule rather than the excep- tion. But not in this case. I was certain I had detected something that bordered on illegal procedure. On the instant replay, that in this case wasn't exactly instant, there it was. Redskins' No. 53. Harold McLinton. was down on one knee and he actually ticked the ball just as it was being snapped. Now. I was ready (o take Goudy's word lhat the centre, somehow, had missed the ball. But not after seeing the replay. But rather than knock McLinton. he should be commended. He came within a tick of possibly turn- ing the ball game around. I don't have to tell you that Miami won the game 14-7. You know, of course, turnovers had a great deal to do with the game. Miami made the best of them and now are counting their money and polish- ing their championship rings. It may have been a different had it not been for the sharp eyes of one official. The head linesman did not see the piay and after a short conference the call was illegal proced- ure. Washington was assessed a five-yard penalty and the Dolphins kicked out of danger. Picture, however, if the official had missed the call and it was ruled a fumble recovery by the Red- skins. does that do to the possible outcome of the U'e'll never know. I realize, but it is fun to think what have taken place. If Washington had scored first and made Miami play catch-up football knows? I shouldn't be telling you this as ii is not cricket when it comes to betting. But. I bet both ways on ihe Super Bowl. However, before you condemn me. let me explain. As you may remember, the one prediction I had right last year had me pick Hamilton Tiger-Cats to win the Grey Cup. Two of the less fortunate people who I took monev from had their choice in the Super Since turnabout is fair play, I had to give them first choice in the Super Bowi and they took Miami. .Vow. wanting to bet on Miami myself. I had to find some Washington money around, and did. And for those of you who would like to know why I wanted to bet on Miami I will quote from a much more authoritative source than yours truly. In a weekly sports paper it picked V.ashinglon by three jioinis because of its defence, and I quote "The Gcng has the defensive nod solidly over the No-Name defence, with far more experience in the line and among the secondary. Linebacking is the most even of the three "I" is hard ;n imagine the Do'p'nin :ve coping with size, speed and sawy of the Washington front tine. The Redskin backi'te'.d has su- perb unity and co-ordination and covers man-to-man better than any other group." here comes the clincher is on the of the Dolphins, but Super are decided by mistakes, something Washington doesn't know any- thing about." Enough said. NEW YORK (API Olga! picked herself up. finished the KorbuL of Lhe Soviet Union, who event then jumped atop the bal- won three gold medals, a silver ance beam and pulled herself medal and the hearts of the j up from to seventh place. Before Ihe fall she had led over-all, but comrade Ludmila Tourischet'a eventually won. ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL JANUARY CLEARANCE CONTINUES! SUITS TOPCOATS SPORT COATS OUTERWEAR GOOD SELECTION REDUCED FROM 20 to 33' 3 off SWEATERS PANTS SHIRTS n r LEVIS' CORDS AND PERMA PRESS JEANS i r YEARLY MADE-TO-MEASURE SUIT SPECIAL NOW IN EFFECT DISCOUNT of PRICE 20% ALBERT r MI i i V W II I OPEN THURS. AND FRI, TILL 9 P.M. 331 5th AVE. S. ALTERATIONS EXTRA NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS world at the Munich Olympics, is The Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. In results released Wednes- j day. the IT-year-old Russian i gymnast received 222 votes platform and raised her hands from sportswriters and broad- tc 1ulet a casters across the United pleased with _lhe judging States, 20 more than American tennis ace Billie Jean Kins. Mi5s Korbut 5Plnt tt''len sne rcBa to Davis is hack to defend title uneven parallel bars in individ- ual competition Olympic swimmer Shane Gould ms flawless in o! Australia, winner of three ner eflort both wA gold medals, was third with US. j Jan- of Eaa German re- Miss Korbut. a 4-foot-ll. M- j CBved pc-uiid schoo'girl from the NIP- j men River town of Grodno, is the first athlete from behind the I Iron Curtain to be so honored by The AF and only the sixth foreigner to receive the award sir.ce it was inaugurated in 1W1. The Disirict British Consols Olga seemed to defy gravity p'aydowns opens 2; the Leth- as she went through graceful bridge Curling Club Friday af- gyrations on ihe balance beam I temoon at six with 20 rinks i to an individual gold medal from the district and Leth- wiih a score just .10 of a point bridge seeking the benh in the less thsn perfect. She also won southern Alberta finals set for the indhidual floor exercises i Taoer Feb. with a 9.90 out of 10 points. i Lyle Davis is the defending i Miss Korbut's other gold j champ and meets Rod Sauter medal came with the team title. of Lethbridge in the first round. It was while she was com- peiing for over-all honors in the tram event that she won Lhe crowd of 12.000 as well as mil- iions o; television vieu-ers 2ruund iN? world. She broke her rhythm on the uneven parallel bars, her favor- ite exercise, and tumbled to the The opening draw is as fol- lows; t P.M. vs floor. 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