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Lethbridge Herald {Newspaper} - 1974-01-23,Lethbridge, Alberta Kodiaks triumph easily Lethbridge Community ■ .College Kodiaks made it two straight Alberta College Athletic Conference victories . over Grande Prairie Tuesday, . and once again it was in con* ' vincing fashion. . Kodiaks, with a great deal fnore experience going for ihem that Grande Prairie, belted their northern visitors 122-45 as five players hit for double figures in the one-sided contest. i;-:: Meanwhile, in the gals encounter, the Kodiettes came up with a solid effort despite suffering a narrow 64-57 set-•;:back Kodiaks, who hit on 44 per i; cent from the field and 67 per I;“cent from the fool line, were paced by the aa-point perfor-¡: mance of Brent Fairbanks. r' I. Gary Williams, who helped i%.anchor Monday's victory, .«hipped in with 19 while Jer^ i; “Shockey added 18. Robin -Hansen managed 16 and Al Pard. 12 to round out the *E -ilouble-figure scorers, f;.:' Lee Tipinan replied with 13 r* "ior the visitors. ^ Kodiaks will be at home Fri" .^^ay for a nine o’clock game ^‘iwth Bed Deer Community \ College. The Kodiettes wUl rtjiay at seven. '■' > Sue Wright hooped 26 points t lead the way for the Grande *'^Prairie gals. Shirley Yuill and Shellee Heeder each had for the -Kodiettes while Jan Patou canned 17, Mahovlich added to line-up NHL all-star teams set MONTREAL (CP) - A player who has scored more goals and has more points in all-star competition than the entire West Division all-star team Tuesday was among additional players selected for the 27th National Hockey League all-star game in Chicago, Jan. 29. Scotty Bowman of Montreal Canadiens, who will coach the East Division, added among his eight extra players veteran left winger Frank Mahovlich from his own club. Mahovlich has the second-highest point total in all-star history with U, including seven goals, in 14 games. The 30-man West Division team has scored a total 11 points, including three goals, in previous all-star games. Billy Reay of Chicago Black Hawks selected three members of his own club Flyers , centre Garry Unger of St. Louisa and left wingers Joey Johnston of California Goldefl Seals and Bob Berry of Los Angeles Kings. In addition to Mahovlich, Bowman's other seven choices were; defencemen Dallas Smith of Boston Bruins and Denis Potvln of New York Islanders; centres Gil Perreault of Buffalo Sabres and Jacques Lemaire of the Canadlens; left winger Ed Westfall of the Islanders; and right wingers Bobby Scnmautz of Vancouver Canucks and Mickey Redmond of Detroit Red Wiqgs. Mahovlich is the veteran of all 40 players named. Poile resigns his position, Hall wants Laycoe to go too ai the Pappin. ^rtin Gallivan recovers r MONTREAL (CP) -Veteran sportscaster Danny Gallivan said Tuesday he hopes to return to his repilar television play-by-play duties of Montreal Canadlens i'>:; National Hockey League home games by Saturday. Gallivan, in his 22nd season with the Hockey Night in Canada broadcast crew, missed fj- his first game because of il-Iness last Saturday when he J.; was admitted to hoi^ital with C- suspected viral meningitis. He * r had been felled by the disease ■i >‘during the summer months ¿"“Shree years ago. "The doctor said it is un-^ ,,4sual for it to return and found J^-Ahat'Whatever it was it was a rT-*vicious, dirty, virus,” Kr^Sallivan said. “But I’m feel-E-3ng much better now and I pî^sked the doctor if I could get of the hospital Thursday *i"!and back to work Saturday.” 'It    ■ Ball hogs Gary Williams (23) and Brent Fairbanks of the Community College Kodiaks the ball Tuesday in Alberta College Athletic Conference action. Kodiaks racked up their second straight win over Grande Prairie, due greatly to the play of Williams and Fairbanks. hog Hull thinks possible hockey merger logical WINNIPEG (CP) - The iroposed working agreement Ktween the National Hockey League and the World Hockey Association is a step right direction, says playing-coach Bobby Hull of Winnipeg Jets. HuU, who left the NHL to accept a llJ-year, f2.7&-mUlion LEASING 65 Ford & Mercury modcia plua trucks to chooH from. Call eur Mating D«pt. eoll«et 333-3537 ^LEASINd Diviilon of    __ SUPERIOR MOTORS tAMR LTD. contract, said in an interview, the sooner the two leagues get together "the better.” The NHL governors currently are considering the proposed agreement that would have them pay the WHA ¥1.9 million in return for the waiving of all lawsuits by both sides; 15 exhibition games between the two leagues and, after Aug. 1, a stop to the raiding of NHL rosters by WHA clubs. Hull, hockey’s second highest scorer with 688 goals in 18 seasons, says a possible merger between the two major leagues would only be for the betterment of the game. “This has been my thought ever since I signed the WHA contract: that at one time or another the two leagues would get together so that we could provide the people with the best possible entertainment. “When I was signing I said there will come a day very shortly when the two leagues will have to get together, and I’m very happy about it and hope the agreement is the start of something even better.” Hull says the exhibition games would be a good start. He said fans want to see “the Orrs, and the Espositos and the Martins, the Cour-noyers and so on, “And who do we owe the most to if it isn’t the people who pay our freight—the fans who come to watch and pay the prices?” Professional hockey must cater to the fans, he said. Players and management alike must start to think about the spectators and soon, before the fans become disenchanted. imong his eight additions for .he West Division team. And the three Black Hawks are the ones who have scored goals in previous all-star games — centres Stan Miklta ind Pit Martin, along with right winger Jim Pap Reay has designated as a right winger for the game. The nucleus of each team comprises 12 players selected by members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association in the 16 NHL cities. It was announced last The only stipulation Reay and Bowman had to follow In selecting additional help was that each team in the respective divisions be represented. In addition to the three Black Hawks, Reay added defencemen Barclay Plager of St. Louis Blues and Joe Watson of Philadelphia Following are the complete lineups: West Division; Goal—Ber-nie Parent. Philadelphia; Tony Esposito, Chicago. Defence—Bill White, (Hiicago; Dave Burrows, Pittsburgh; Don Awrey and Barclay Plager, St. Louis; Ed Van Impe and Joe Watson, Philadelphia. Centre—Bobby Clarke, Philadelphia; Dennis Hextall, Minnesota; Stan kita, Chicago; Garry Unger, St. Louis. Left Wing—Dennis Hull, Chicago; Lowell MacDonald, Pittsburgh; Joey Johnston, California; Bob Berry Los Angeles. Right Wing-Bill Goldsworthy, Minnesota; Al McDonoum, Atlanta; Jim Pappin and Pit Martin. Chicago. East Division; go«!— Gilles Gilbert, Boston: Dave Dryden, Buffalo. Defence—Bobby Orr and Dallas Smith, Boston; Guy Lapointe and Serge Savard, Montreal; Brad Park, New York Rangers; Denis Potvin, New York Islanders. Centre— Phil Esposito, Boston; Norm Ullman, Toronto; Gilbert Per-reaiilt, Buffalo; Jacques Lemaire, Montreal. Left Wing— Richard Martin, Buffalo; Wayne Cashman, Boston; Ed Westfall, New York Islanders; Frank Mahovlich, Montreal. Right Wing-Ken Hodge, Boston; Yvan Cour-noyer, Montreal; Bobby Schmautz, Vancouver; Mickey Redmond, Detroit. VANCOUVER (CP) - Bud Poile, assistant general manager of Vancouver Canucks of the Nati<Mial Hockey League, resigned late Tuesday. His move came a day after Canucks* Interim president Coley Hall said in a telephone interview from his winter home in Hawaii that he wanted both Poile and general Santa right so far ORR KARATE - KUNQ FU • ORR KARATE - KUNO Fü • QRH KARATE - KUNO FU ■ ORR KARATE - KUNG Introductory    Courses CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH PROTEaiON! DONT BE DEFENSELESS! («T018 YEARS) REG. COST OP COURSE $20 PER MONTH — 2 LESSONS PER WEEK 111 u i THIS SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY COURSE OFFER MONTHS FOR m CONSISTS OF •    2 L«ttons per week •    Basic Karate •    2-Man techniques •    Learn (Nunchuka) complete defensive course Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 00 p.m. Watch for demonstrations in your schools! Courses to begin Monday, February 4th For more information contact: Orr Hmn 3ZI-1Z41 Studios • OM KAIIATl - KUMQ nj • OfM NAHATI • NWfMI PU • OM» KARATE - KU»lO FU • ORR I CUNO Killebrew inks pact BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) ~ Harmon Killebrew, fifth highest home-run hitter in major league baseball history, signed a 1974 contract Tuesday with Minnesota Twins but took a reduction that will bring his salary below fl00,000 Killebrew, 37, drew ¥105.000 in 1973, playing in only 69 ames with a .242 average and ive home runs for the American League club. He missed more than half of the season because of knee surgery Club president Calvin Griffith did not disclose the size of the pay cut Rod Carew, American League batting champion, and Tony Oliva are among the list of Twins who remain unsigned At tlie start of the lWi-74 Southwest Conference Girls’ Basketball League season, coach Les Santa of the Coaldale Kate Andrews Larks predicted that his gals would be right on top at Qie finish. Well, a prediction like this could hurt one’s image if they’re wrong, but so far Santa has been right on. A four-year title drought may have just come to an end for the Larks, who have yet to taste defeat in five league games. The Larks’ 5^ record leaves them holding a comfortable lead in first place since the second place club only sports three wins and a pair of losses. Defending champion Winston Churchill Griffins are in second batting a .600 average in their five outings while the Vauxhall Vi-Queens and Taber W. R. Myers Dawns share third ^t with two wins and three setbacks. The two remaining clubs in the league, Fort Macleod F. P. Walshe Meteors and PiC' lure Butte Sugar Queens are tied in the cellar with identical 1-3 records. All six clubs will be out Friday night to improve their records and the games will see Winston Churchill at Coaldale, Taber at Picture Butte and Fort Macleod at Vauxhall. Meanwhile the Stirling Lakers find themselves alone in first place in the Southwest Conference Boys’ Basketball League standings by handing the Winston Churchill Bulldogs a slim 50-48 loss last weekend. The Lakers kept their seven-game undefeated str^k alive vrith the win along with sole possession of first place. The two clubs were deadlocked in the top spot up until the big showdown. Bulldogs were relegated to second with a 6-1 record while Milk River Comets and Coaldale Gaels shared third with four wins and three losses each. Picture Butte Sugar Kings . are alone in fifth place with three victories in seven starts while Vauxhall Vikings follow in sixth with two wins and five setbacks. The league cellar is shared by the Fort Macleod Flyers and Taber Trotters, each with one win in seven games. In boys’ action Friday night, Taber is at Picture Butte, Vauxhall is at Fort Macleod, Coadlale is at Winston Churchill and Stirling is at Milk River, Meanwhile' two games will be staged in the Southern Alberta High School "A” Boys’ Basketball League Friday night. The Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Rams will host the Magrath Zeniths while the Raymond Comets entertain Catholic Central. manager Hal Laycoe fired. Poile, 49, said he had no plans but added that in the past six weeks he had turned down two offers—one from the NHL and one from the World Hockey Association. “If they made the offers again tomorrow, I would still say no,” he said. In a prepared statement, Poile said that he had “discussed the attitude of the players with Allan Eagleson (director of the NHL Players’ Association) and have consulted him with respect to my position. In the best interests of the Vancouver Canucks, whom I have been associated with since 1970,1 have decided to resign as assistant to the general manager.” Laycoe took over as general manager a year ago when illness forced Poile to step down after two years with the Canucks. The discontent in the Canucks’ front office erupted last week when coach Bill McCreary was fired. McCreary blamed Poile for his demise and Laycoe admitted there had been no rapport between Poile and McCreary. Laycoe also said he and Poile did not work well together. Poile countered by announcing that Laycoe was impossible to work with and that he didn’t intend to try any more. He said Laycoe wanted him to resign, but he had no intention of doing so. Hall, interim president while owner Tom Scallen is barred from the board pending appeal of a four-year prison sentence for theft of ¥3 million, said Monday both men would have to go. He said he would recommend Poile be dismissed and Laycoe be removed as general manager but be given a chance to stay on in a lesser capacity. Hall also said he wanted Larry Regan, formerly Los Angeles Kings’ general manager and now a scout for the Canucks, to become interim general manager, He said he would recommend hiring a new general manager—not Poile, Laycoe or Regan-for next year. Playing    against Philadelphia Flyers here Tuesday night, the Canucks dropped the game 3-2, their 28th loss in 45 starts this season. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES 1 ALBERTA JUNIOR W L Red Dear 26 13 Calgary 33 17 Edmonton 2K 19 Pass    20 21 Drumheller 16 25 Lethbridge 13 25 T F A Pt* 2 200 156 54 0 201 182 46 2 197 173 46 0 162 153 40 2 leia 200 34 2 167 233 28 NATIONAL Boston . Montreal NY Hangers Toronto Quffalo Detroit NY laid . 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