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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta LANIER IS THE WINNER Bob Lanier ef the Welt All-Start comes down with' a re- bound as Dave Cowens (18) of the East squad lows his balance and heads for the floor during NBA All-Star clastic at Los Angeles Tuetday. Lanier playi with Detroit Pistons and Coweni with the Boston Celtics. NBA All-Star game wasn't a mismatch LOS ANGELES (AP) Tile Eastern All-Stars proved that speed and defence can offset height and strength. Almost. In the final outcome, though, it was Jerry West's 20-foot jump shot with one second left Tues- day night that provided the West team with its second con- secutive National Basketball As- sociation All-Star game victory, 112-110. West was named most' valua- ble player of the 2M annual A bad month for Clifford TRENTON, Ont. (CP) Betsy Clifford, Canada's best hope for an Olympic ski medal until she was sidelined by injuries Sunday, says her Olympic hopes are ended. Interviewed here Monday night on her way home to Ot- tawa, Miss Clifford said she WiJI still be wearing casts on both her legs when the Olym- pic Winter Games start Feb. 3 in Sapporo, Japan. What about the next Winter Olympics in 1976? "Next time? I couldn't go that too long." Miss Clifford, 18, fractured her right ankie and left heel in a fall during a practice ses- sion Sunday at Grindelwald, Switzerland, where women's World Cup races are taking place. She said she wasn't worried about her own injuries but was hurrying home to Ottawa to see her fiance, Jean Gay, who broke his back in a ski accident two weeks ago. "There's nothing really wrong with she said. "It's him that I'm worried about." LONG SPELL IN CASTS She said doctors told her would have to wear the casts for six to eight weeks before returning to training. She didn't know when she might return to competition because "I've never bad i broken bone before." Miss Clifford, top Canadian In women's World Cup compe- tition until her mishap, stand] 12th in points. "I felt I was just starting to ski good slalom at the last race in Austria. I was just starting to ski the way I have been wanting to ski all season way I knew I could ski." Miss Clifford said she was confident Toronto's Judy Crawford, ao, could still win a medal at Sapporo. "Betsy had the best said Al Raine, al- pine program director for the Canadian SH Association. "Judy has chances, but it's a little tougher when you're by yourself. "We'll need a little luck." Minor hockey David Bourassa fired home three big goals and paced the Maroons to a 6-3 romping over the Maple Leafs in Ban- tam "B" action Tuesday night. Ton! Meli, Elwald GransoDr Mike Gerbav, Conrad Suyker and Dan Burgwall chipped in a goal apiece while Ron Melvin, Ricky Shurgelo and Robby Mel- vin replied for the Leafs. contest, even though for the honor had been collected in the press box with three min- utes to play, when the game was very much in doubt. All agreed, though, that West deserved the honor and it was fitting that he should m.Ve the winning shot. So powerful was the West team's front line that oddsmak- ers had the Oast an 11-point un- derdog at game time. Seven-foot-two Kareem Ab- dul-Jabbar, Milwaukee's super- centre, started as did 6-8 Spen- cer Haywood of Phoenix, Bob Love of Chicago and West and Gail Goodrich of the host Lakers. Cowens, at 6-foot-9, was the East's tallest player. USE SPEED But the East used its speed and great quickness to upset the West's game early. Walt Fra- iler of New York Knicks stole numerous passes, reserve Jo Jo White of Boston Celtics was all over toe place, Bill Cunningham of Philadelphia '76ers hit a number of outside jump shots and by halftime, the East was ahead by 10, 64-54. The West couldn't get the ball inside and was hurt by lack of speed. Then Bill Shaman of the La- kers, coaching the West, wait to a quicker lineup, sending In Jimmy Walker of Detroit, Con- nie Hawkins of Phoenix and Oscar Robertson of Milwaukee with left in the third pe- riod. Minutes late1, in came Wilt Chamberlain of the Lakers and Paul Silas o! Phoenix and that combination lit a fire under the West. Then the 6-foot-2 West came off the bench to assure the triumph, eighth in 22 games for the western representative. West had 13 points to help lead the West. Hawkins also had 13 including six in the crucial third period. Jabbar had 12. Frazier and John Havlicek of Boston wound up with 15 each for the losers. Leafs belt Rustlers Kings lose toughie, first overtime game .By LLOYD YAMAGISHI HeriW Sporta Writer "We rtnuM have won commented one dejected spec- tator as he filed out of the Henderson -Lake Ice Centre low spirited spectator Hong with some 400 other loyal fan, bad just witnessed Tom Ball's 30 foot dap4bot give the Calgary Mount Royal Oou- giit 3-2 mdden dealt over- tune victory over the Leth> bridge Sugar King! in Alberta Junior Hockey League action last night. Ihe Inart breaking low Mt the Sugar Kings five points back of the fourth place Ed- monton Maple who earn- Lindsay, Reach suffer setbacks RED DEER me champion Simonce Flynn o[ Medicine Hat reached the A event semi-finals Tuesday in the southern Alberts women's curling championships with two relatively wins. Mrs. Flynn, the southern champion ta 1965, 1967 and 1969, needed only six ends to beat Gen Ella of High River 10-1 and then used eight ends lo defeat Susan Seta of Csl- pey 1M. Joining the Medicine Hat link in today's terni-finali are Pearl Scott of Red Deer and Calgary rinks skipped by Marg Scott and Bea Mayer. Pearl Scott edged Eileen Reach of Fort Madeod 6-5 in her first game and followed with a 7-4 win over Audrey Turner of Cremona. The Mayer rink whipped Irene Lindsay of Lethbridge 13-5 and beat Shirley Peatfield of Banff 9-5. Marg Scott trounced Hazel Holmes of Olds 13-3 and then drew to the button with her fi- nal rock on an extra end to nip Carolyn Ellick of Brooks 8-7. In otter first-round games, Ellick downed Paulie Beaton ol Medicine Hat 9-7; Seitz, a former Alberta high school champion, dropped Wendy Geier of Im- eana 12-5; Peatfield tripped Edna McKelvie of Oyen M; and Turner upset Shirley Fox of Calgary 94. In the first round of the B event, Beaton beat Ellis 1! Fox downed Lindsay 10-9 and McKelvie nipped Reach 8-6 and Geier posted a 13-9 win in ex- Williams named coach at Hamilton HAMPTON (CP) Jerry Williams today was named head coach of Hamilton Tiger-Cats, coding nearly three months of speculation who would take over directing the Canadian Football League team. In announcing the choice of VUUams, former head coach of Calgary Stampeders of the CFL and Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, gen- eral manager Ralph Sazio of the Tiger-Cats told a news confer- ence mot Al Dorow had been Jred after only one season as Hamilton's head coach. Dorow is the first Tieat head coach to be fired in the team's 22-year history. tra ends over Holmes to stave off elimination. The four losers were elimi- nated from the IG-rink double knockout playoff which con- cludes Thursday. Kodioks play twice The Lethbridge Community College Kodiaks hit the home- stretch of their exhibition bas- ketball schedule this weekend with a pair of games. Preparing for ttM Alberta, college championships March 4, the Kodlaka play host to the powerful Dawson Col- lege of Glendive, Mont. Friday and Saturday evenings. Friday evening the game Is set for eight o'clock at the Col- lege while Saturday's game will be played in Stirling at the High School. The reason for the Saturday game In Stirling is to involve the surrounding communities in the activities of the College. Preceding the Dawson-Kodlaks game will be two preliminaries featuring Stirling and Magrath. The preliminaries go at six and followed by the KodieJo and their guests at nine. The 4 West championships, the ultimate goal of the Kodi- aks, will be staged March 10- 11. The competition will involve teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. No university teams will take part. Should the Kodiaks win the Alberta title they would host the 4 West final. Budd placed in hospital PHILADELPHIA (A P) Prank Budd, once recognized as he world's fastest human, is in hospital with a severe kidney disorder. Budd, who was a sprinter at Villanova University held the world records in the 100- and 220-yard dashes, ran in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome and ater played football with Cal- gary Staiupeders of the Cana- dian Football League. ed a bard fought 6-5 overtime win over the Red Deer Rustlers in another AJHL contest las night. The Maple Leafs sport 81 points In 35 league games while the Sugar Kings have muatera up 28 potato in 31 games. If the Sugar Kings want to move up the ladder into fourth place, it'll be a must to win the four games they have in hand. In list night's overtime en- counter, Ball picked up a loose puck in his own end zone and carried it to the Kings' blue- line unmolested. From thai point, Ball let go t booming slap shot that deflected of Kings' defenceman Terry Me Paul and continued in flight ricocheting off Phil Wandler's arm into the net. The sudden death overtime period lasted only one minute and 32 seconds. The Kings came out like block busters in the openinf period against the league-lead- ing Cougars and jumped to an early 1-0 lead on George McCrea's goal at the mark. Randy Andreachuk made t 2-0 for (he Kings blinking the light some seven minutes later. The Cougars finally lit tbe Scoreboard on Ron Logan1! marker three minutes later. After a scoreless second perl, od, Cliff Hendrickson slapped in a loose puck in front of a sprawled Wandler at the mark to force the overtime period. The Kings failed to connect on a few good chances before regulation time elapsed ant consequently suffered the loss. On one occasion, Kings' de fencemen let go wicked slap- sbot tfait bounced off tbe port. The Kings shouldn't feel too dejected over the loan is they came up with one of their best performances of the season. They out hustled and out- played the visiting Cougars right from the start, but hick wasn't on their ode. The Kings out shot the Ooii- gars 31-28 and picked up six oi the 11 minor penalties calM. Wandler, who played briUant- ry for the Kings in the net, was chosen second star for his efforts while Ball and Cougar's netminder Mike Lemire earned the first and third all star awards respectively. Meanwhile in Edmonton, Ted Edmindson scored after 45 sec- onds of sudden death overtime Tuesday night to give Edmon- ton Maple Leafs a 6-5 victory over Bed Deer Rustlers. Jim Carr and Craig Styles each scored two goals for Ed- monton with the other going Rhine. Darryl Wallis scored twice for Red Deer with single goals by Gord Dillon, Terry Wittchen and Tom Linds- Red Deer led 2-1 after the :irst period but Edmonton Fought back to hold a 5-4 edge going into the final period. CALGAIIY I LITHBKIOOt J Pint Period I. Lelhbrldge, Me. Crea (Lyieng) J. Lethbrldgp, An. dreacnulc (McCrei, George) 3 Calgary, Logan (Ball, Hannlgan) Penalties Login, Lyseng, George (10 minute misconduct, flame Btlney, Pratt, Lemire. Second Ptrlod No scoring. Penal- _ Smith, Tirnow (major) Young smith. Third _ I. Calgary, Hend- rkkson (Logan, Ball) Penalties None. Overtime Period 5. Calgary, Ball unassisted) Penalties None. IM UTHMIMf MUlt ANDY CAPP f JUSTTELLIN1 VER MfiSUS SOME, HOME-TRUTHS' ABOUT WHAT'VE VDUBEEN UP TO? H'-VHIJH.'SHECNLY I J I uAi BELIEVES HALF OF WHAT SHEHEAB5 ABOUT MC- Tickets go up despite profit EDMONTON (CP) Edmon- ton Eskimo fads probably will pay more at the gate during the 1972 football seam despite a reported profit on opera- tions last year to the Canadian Football League. It was the second consecutive year the dub reported a profit after more than 10 yean of defi- cit operation. But president Joe Healy told the snarehoider'a an- nual meeting Tuesday night that the profit margin was too slim. Total income for the season was up from In 1970. Slightly more than came from gate receipts. Pre- season games, promotion and interest income totalled including from the annual JlOO-a-plate dinner. Expenses Increased to from Players' and coaches' aalarlei, at were up Healy laid the club craitinue operating on a item profit margin and some form of ticket-price increase must be considered. Clarke Stadium's seating ca pacity of is me smallest in the Canadian Football League, he said. If football in terast to grow In Ed- monton, the stadium win be too small within two yean. "The city must face the fact that a modern facility with a to seating capacity is needed if pro football la to re- main here." Healy said Regina and Hamil- ton plan to increase the capac- ity of their stadiums and Ed- monton must do the same. It was hoped mat the city would Easy victories for two dubs Kimuraa and Dougs chalked up easy victories hi Commer- cial Basketball League action. In the opening game Kimur- as belted Friendship Centre 109- 29 as Wayne Nesbit hooped 21 points. Ed Rocbeleau added 19. rwin Yellow Feet had 13 In a osing cause. In the second pine John Taylor notched 22 points and Don McClain 20 u Dougs trim- med Capri 91-63. Ron Low re- died with 25 for Capri. Tonight, at the LCI, Canbton meets IDS at eight o'clock and Lethbridge Community College plays Inatso at include a football facility In any future plans for a sports, recre- ation and convention centre. Attendance in 1971 was from the year before. "No matter bow you slice it, moving from second to fifth place in the Western Conference is bad said Healy. He said greater emphasis will be placed on recruitment of Ca- nadian players. Recruiting-and travel In and out of ramp accounted for compared with in 1970. Advertising, promotion, equipment and ticket sale ex- penses dropped to from General administration costs also dropped, with recorded compared with in 1970. Stockers form new association ns Southern Alberta Auto Racers are looking for new members for the 1972 season. A meeting, with memberships the main topic on the agenda, has been set for this eve- ning in the Labor Club. It was also announced that the local club has dropped its affiliation with the Alberta Mod- ified Association (AURA) and have formed a new association.. As one dub official put It "We will now be working closer with British Columbia clubs pardcularily ones in Cranbrook ind Kimberley." The new group will be known 9s the Western Oval Track Rac- ng Association (WOTRA) with Jury Bain of Cranbrook its first president. The remainder of the executive will be made ip of the presidents of (he var- ious clubs in the association. 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