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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 - THIIETHBRID0I HMAID - Saturday, January 23, 1971 Rams, Comets also triumph Zeniths emerge with victory I WANT TO TRY AND GET THE BAll AROUND YOU - Harry Blacker, with the ball, was one of the nstructors at a recent basketball clinic sponsored by the Lethbridge Parks and Recreation Department at the Civic Centre. The clinic was for elementary school teams from grades five and six. The clinic was held prior to the opening of the elementary league. Ma&nussen adds to lead Canada has a new champion WINNIPEG (CP) - A 1968 summertime vacation has produced a 1971 Canadian figure skating champion and a potential future world competitor for Canada. Stan Bohonek was on a holiday in West Germany with his parents and brother when forces of the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia, his home country, in the summer of 1968. So the Bohoneks "never went back" to their home. Instead they came to Canada, and Toronto, where Stan met Wallace Distel Meyer, a skating professional at the Granite Club. Breaks ankle, dies in hospital HULL, Que. (CP) - The death of basketball player Paul Boyd Friday after surgical treatment for a broken ankle may have resulted from a rare allergy to an anesthetic. Boyd, 21, an Ottawa resident, was admitted to Scared Heart Hospital in Hull Thursday night after injuring the ankle in a basketball game at a community college. The tutoring of Distel Meyer polished the natural talents of Bohonek and Friday night the 18-year-old became the 1971 Ca- nadian junior men's figure skating champion. Bohonek was awarded top | platings by all five judges to Cutoff lowest in PGA history PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) - Gene Littler shot an eight-un-der-par 63 and called it "a decent score." Bruce Crampton had a 66 and said he "played like a drunk." Arnold Palmer had a 67 and snorted in disgust: "That won't get it done." Littler had a 36-hole total of 129, tied with Miller Barber and Paul Harney for the half-way lead Friday in the $125,000 Phoenix Open golf tournament. Littler's 63, eight-under-par on the flat little Arizona Country Club course, was the best of the year. The 129 for two rounds was just three over the all-time tour record for 36 holes. But the big shocker was the SIMPSONS SEARS Auto Centre Tune-Up Special on your Has the winter been hard car? ... Now is the time for an expert tune-up! Here's what we do  Install new spark plugs Install new points and condenser and rotor Reset ignition timing adjust Check and carburetor 8 Cylinder 6 Cylinder 14* Good January 25th to 29th Call 328-9231 19" Save with Allstate Gasoline Regular Premium 43.9(! 4g.9)i score of 137-five under par- that was demanded to make the cut for the final two rounds Saturday and Sunday. It was, by three strokes, the lowest cut ever on the PGA tour and indicitive of the way the touring pros responded to the warm, windless weather and a short, generally trouble-free course. In all, 117 players broke the listed par 71 in Friday's play. The field is cut to the low 70 players and any tied for 70th position for the final 36 holes in all PGA co-sponsored events. The casualties included defending champion Dale Douglass, former PGA champ Ray Floyd and Tom Shaw, winner of last week's Bing Crosby national pro-am. Barber, 39, and Hamey, 40, each had a 64 for their share of the lead. The entire remaining field of 71 is separated by only eight shots with two rounds left. There are 16 within three strokes of the lead. Palmer was well back at 135, along with Toronto's George Knudson and Masters champion Billy Casper. Knudson shot a 67 Friday. tak*- the title ahead of Ken (Skip) Groff of Vancouver who maintained his runner-up position from the compulsory figures. Bohonek completed the event with 982.05 points to 927.45 for Groff. Kevin Cottani of Victoria finished third. It was the only championship decided Friday but compulsory figures were skated in three other events. Defending Canadian champion Karen Magnussen continued to improve her spot atop the senior ladies' section, finishing the six compulsory figures with 1084.4 points and a 49.6-point margin over clubmate Mary McCaffrey. LEADS SENIOR MEN Paul Bonenfant of Vancouver le ;