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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thurtday, January 23, 1975 Book your European Charter Now FllgWi lo LoriH-AMlirdM-Friikfirt For ill your arrangement! con'tcct Art Williams Travel Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 Herald- Sports LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbrldge, Alberta j t Phone (403) 328-7411 ADDING MACHINES Two players admit meeting woman who claims she delivered junk to various clubs Mystery surrounds alleged purchase of drugs by many NFL teams By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Solomon Freelon, a reserve guard with Houston Oilers, told .The Associated Press Wednesday night that he met the woman who claims to have delivered narcotics to numerous National Football League players and let her spend a night in his apartment. But Freelon said she showed him no drugs and he accepted her story that she was a medical researcher from Ghana studying the relationship of water pollution to cancer. "I didn't see any dope and she didn't have anything that looked like it carried Freelon said. "That never entered my mind because she seemed too interested in water poisoning." Freelon was. the first NFL player to acknowledge publicly having had any contact with Roxie Ann Rice, 19, who was arrested Jan. 4 in St. Louis on charges of defrauding an innkeeper and of fraudulently using a credit card, allegedly stolen from Washington Redskins' defensive back Ken Houston. The St. Louis Globe-Democrat reports that Houston gave the St. Louis police a statement in which he, too, acknowledged havng been in contact with Miss Rice CALCULATOR MISSING Houston said a woman claiming to be from Africa stayed with him and his wife for two days in Reston, Va., after which a pocket calculator and a charge card were missing. Houston said he met that woman through another who said her name was Pat, that she worked for a national magazine and that the publication wanted to do a story on him. Miss Rice, who has allegedly passed herself off as a writer, doctor and medical researcher, was to undergo a lie detector test today to evaluate her story, St. Louis police sai'd. A 39-page intra-departmental police memo in St. Louis quotes Miss Rice as saying she was recruited to transport briefcases containing what she believed to be narcotics to many NFL cities and that she became familiar with players and took orders and delivered drugs. Police officials and spokesmen for a number of NFL teams also have refused to comment on the report or iiave denied knowledge of any of the woman's alleged ac- tivities. TEAMS ARE MENTIONED Among the teams mentioned in the police memo are the Oilers, Redskins, St. Louis Cardinals. San Diego Chargers, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs and Cincin- nati Bengals. Freelon said that, during the 1974 season, he received a phone call from a woman who said her name was Pat and that she worked for a national magazine. "She wanted to know if I would pose for some pictures and if my wife would Freelon said. "I told her I was single and that I would pose. "A few days later, she called back and said a friend of hers was coming to Houston to look for a job and asked if I would pick her up at the airport and help her. She said her friend's name was Roxie Ann Rice." Freelon, who described her as being about 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds, said that, at that time, he was staying in a motel with the Oilers the night before the Nov. 24 game against the Dallas Cowboys. The police statement says Miss Rice told officers she posed as a Ghanian named Adiza Juzang in her dealings with players. The Kansas City Star, however, published a photograph Wednesday of a Dr. Juzang who was allegedly in Kansas City for a game between the Chiefs and the Minnesota Vikings. St. Louis police identified the-woman in the photograph as being Roxie Ann Rice. Chiefs gave Broncos a lesson in hustle Joe Louis honored By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor Losing 8-4 can make any hockey game a long one, but the Lethbridge Broncos dis- covered they were only half finished when the final buzzer went at the Sportsplex Wednesday night. Most of the fans who watched the Broncos take an 8-4 lacing from the visiting Kamloops Chiefs were on their way home when the Broncos hit the ice again. Coach Earl Ingarfield, described the loss as a case of being out hustled, out muscled "simply out hungried" he said. Out hungried may not be in Webster's dictionary, but it certainly described Wednesday's proceedings. And as a result.the locals had a workout right on the heels of the set back. "I thought we might have shaken our early performance when we tied the game at 2-2 in the first said general manager Bill Burton. KAMLOOPS 8 LETHBRIDGT; 4 Firat Period: 1. Kamloops, Kerr (Moores, Lyseng) 2. Kamloops, Gassoff (Dyer) 3. Lethbrldge. Bancks (Sutler, Lutz) 4. Lethbridge, Delorme (Anweiler) 5. Kamloops. Kerr (Lyseng) Kamloops, Zinger (Young) Penalties MoAloney K Smith L Second Period: 7. Kamloops, Hathaway (Zinger, McDonald) 8. Kamloops, Totolinsky (McDonald, Kerr) Penalties Delorme L Lyseng, K. Regier L (minors, majors) Hathaway K Robinson K Third Period: 9. Lethbridge, Bucyk (Lee, Woods) 10. Kamloops, Lyseng (Moores) 11. Kamloops. Kerr 12. Lethbridge. Delorme (Johnson, Woods) Penalty Kamloops (bench penalty served by Shots on goal by Kamloops 14 13 8 Lethbridge 7 14 15 Goaltenders: Earp, Kamloops; Anweiler, Lethbridge. Attendance: 3.106. CANADIAN SKI PATROL SYSTEM Congratulations to the following winners of our recent raffle: D. Fuller New Dayton Carol Secretan Lethbridge D. Pickett Lethbridge Bob Okamoto Calgary Carol Ririe Magrath Thank Southern Alberta for your support! 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Sales Service Rtntali 327-292Z Such, however, was not the case. Ch'iefs, with the only resemblance to last year's club being their uniforms, scored within 31 seconds early in the opening period and then closed with a flurry scoring twice in just 17 seconds as the period headed for a close. Reg Kerr authored the Chiefs' triumph with three goals while singles went to Brad Gassoff, Neil Lyseng, Mai Zinger, Dave Hatheway and Craig Topolinsky. Ron Delorme, with a pair, and Jerry Bancks and Terry Bucyk, each with one, scored for the Broncos. Referee Murray Harding whistled down just 11 penalties in the game. Chiefs, who were outshot 36-35 by the Broncos, took five of' nine minors while each club got the nod on a major. "We shot when we should have passed and passed when we should have con- tinued a disturbed Burton. He added that the boys are going to have to eat, think and sleep hockey for 24 hours a day for the rest of the year. Ingarfield, while showing he was upset, admitted that in all fairness to his players it was NEIL LYSENG CROWDS BRONCOS' NET Who's the fairest of them all? You're looking at us Ron Jansan Professional Safes Club Steve Lebsack Sales Representative us the fairest. We're here to sell you the car you want to buy. We level with you. And that's what puts us a level BJBJ above a lot. of others. j j And mail till you look at our deals! The best looking because they are the best. We show you price, trade and terms, all as plain as the nose on our face. Nothing obscured "between the lines." What you see is what you get. So while all of us may not be the handsomest of men, we think you'll find Make the best deal you can on a COMET.br MAVERICK and get back from Ford Here are similar great PINTOS, BOBCATS BACK FROM FORD F-100 SUPERCAB MUSTANG II MUSTANG GHIA, MUSTANG MACHI CAPRI S500 BACK FROM FORD Tanpje Tht Oiw.Btit Dill" suanrmr i ma t an TABER, ALBERTA nrs PHONE 223-3537 only their third game in two and a half weeks and they were certainly rusty. An indication of just how far off their game the Broncos were, was the final tally of giveaways. "Here's the whole story on this slat said Burton. What the stat sheet told was that the Broncos gave the puck away 31 times in the Chiefs' end and another 18 in their own end. Nothing more need be said. Kerr, with his first of the night, .and Gassoff gave the Chiefs a quick 2-0 lead as they scored at and respec- tively. However, Bancks and Delorme got the Broncos right back into the thick of things just over the midway mark of the period. But-it was Ken- again and Zinger who gave the Chiefs a lead they never relinquished as they scored 17 seconds apart with little over two minutes remaining in the opening stanza. Hatheway and Topolinsky, with his first of the year, made it 6-2 after two periods and it was all but over. Bucyk picked up his second I goal in as many starts for the Broncos but it wasn't enough as Lyseng and Kerr made it 8- 3 before Delorme scored from his knees at the mark. "We didn't even have one good period said Ingarfield as he shook his head. The coach gave a look of concern when he said that his club would have to play much better Friday when Saskatoon Blades pay a visit to the Sportsplex. LOOSE PUCKS Brian Sutler was a surprise starter for the Broncos Three stars Wednesday, first to third, were Kerr and Terry McDonald of the Chiefs and Delorme... Greg Woods, just returning from a broken shoulder, took a solid hit on his tender wing but appeared to be all right. The game was so dull as the second period neared an end that the organist played a medley of funeral music during the intermission to set the mood for the next 20 minutes Lyseng and Broncos' Darcy Regier engaged in one of the better fights of the year They stood toe'- to toe and delivered blows at each other Regier started quickly but Lyseng came close to evening things up before the linesmen broke the battle up Referee Harding still has a great deal to learn It is Just too bad he is learning at the expense of the WCHL. Minor hockey The D.Q. Jets blanked the Falcons 4-0 in Pee Wee play Wednesday. Brian Colwili scored two goals for the winners and Scott Maxwell and Greg Blankenship added one apiece. In a Bantam B game Tues- the Ramblers defeated the Kings 5-3. Gary Jackson and Lome Lillemo scored two goals each for the winners and Jamie Coghlin added the fifth. The Kings' goal scorers were not available. NEW YORK (AP) Joe Louis has been named The Man of the Half Century by the United. States Boxing Writers Association. The Brown Bomber, who won the world heavyweight crown in 1937 and held it for 12 years, won over Jack Dempsey and Muhammad Ali in a poll commemorating the 50th anniversary of the writers' group. The period covers 1925 to 1975. Louis, 61, received 28 first- place votes and 144 points. Dempsey was second with 18 first-place votes and points, followed by. the curent champion, with 14 firsts and 90 points. Following, in order, came Sugar Ray Robinson, the late Nat Fleischer (publisher of Ring Rocky Mar- ciano and Henry Armstrong. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WESTERN CANADA Eastern Division W L T F Saskatoon ....24 11 19 Regina Brandon. Flin Flon Winnipeg ...19 23 17 24 ...11 27 ...10 28 7 215 2 184 3 172 6 192 7 160 8 157 Victoria ......32 11 Med. Hat ....27 12 Western Division 4 283 3 231 Kamloops ...24 14 4 206 New West. ...20 14 10 202 Edmonton ...18 17 5 191 Calgary 7 29 7 150 176 68 149 57 165 52 178 50. 172 41 243 21 Phila..... Rangers Atlanta Islanders NATIONAL LEAGUE Patrick Diviiion W L T F -.29 10 6 159 ..23 12 9 186 ..20 17 9 129 18 16 ,11 151 Smythe Division Vancouver...22 19 5 155 Chicago.....21 20 4 151 St. Louis ....18 20 7 146 Minnesota ...11 26 6 118 Kansas City 9 31 4 110 Morris Division Los Angeles .26 7 12 149 Montreal ___25 8 13 207 Pitts.........18 17 10 185 24 8 124 Washington.. 3 38 5 93 Adams Division Buffalo......29 9 7 196 Boston......25 12 B 212 Toronto .....17 21 7 157 Calllor.......11 29 9 130 SCORING LEADERS GAP Esposito, Bos........... 43 44 87 Orr, Bos................ 25 56 81 Lafleur, Mtl............. 33 39 72 Perreault. But........... 27 37 64 Dionne, Det 24 37 61 Mahovlich, Mtl.......... 19 41 60 Robert, Buf............. 27 32 59 Gilbert, Buf............. 24 35 59 Clarke. Pha............. J3 46 59 Vickers, NYR 22 34 56 O.C. SOCCER ENGLISH LEAGUE League Cup Aston.3 Chester 2 Aston Villa wins 5-4 on aggregate, meets Norwich City in final at Wembley on Saturday, March 1 Norwich 1 Man United 0 Norwich wins 3-2 on aggregate WORLD ASSOCIATION Canadian Division Pis W L T F A PIS 148 55 Quebec .....2B 15 0 183 137 56 187 42 Toronto.....23 18 2 181 159 48 187 41 Edmonton ...20 15 2 132 120 42 225 40 Vancouver...19 20 2 126 129 40 254 29 Winnipeg ....18 18 2 149 127 38 259 28 Eastern Division New Eng.-. ...24 17 2 152 153 50 Cleveland ...17 23 2 119 141 36 Chicago.....17 24 1 143 163 35 India'polis 9 32 3 100 183 21 Western Division Houston.....28 13 0 193 122 56 Phoenix 18 6 153 151 48 San Diego...21 19 0 137 139 43 Minnesota ...21 20 i 168 140 42 Michigan ....13 27 3 107 179 29 SCORING LEADERS GAP Hull, Wpg 39 31 70 S. Bernier, Que......... 33 39 69 Lund, Hou.............. 25 39 64 Lacroix, 3D............. 194059 Walton, Min 30 25 55 Nilsson, Wpg 1441 55 Hinse, Hou 22 30 52 F, Hughes, Hou......... 31 19 50 Dillon, Tor.............. 17 32 49 G.'Howe, Hou 1731 48 HOCKEY RESULTS National Pittsburgh 7 California 5 World Indianapolis 3 Winnipeg 1 Phoenix 8 Chicago 5 Vancouver 2 Minnesota 1 American Richmond 5 Hershey 2 Rochester 5 Nova Scotia 2 New Haven 7 Baltimore 2 Central Pallas 2 Denver 0 North American Syracuse 8 Maine 1 Johnstown 4 Mohawk Valley 2 Binghamton 5 Cape Cod 4 Western Canada Kamloops 8 Lethbridge 4 Saskatchewan Junior Melville 8 Moose Jaw 5 Humboldt 6 Saskatoon 3 Exhibition Calgary WCHL 8 Merrill BCHL 5 BASKETBALL RESULTS NBA Delroit 96 Portland 94 Washington 97 Kansas City Omaha 88 Boston 11u New Orleans 102 ABA .Kentucky 114 Memphis 91 Indiana 120 Denver 110 St. Louis 129 San Diego 124 A Pis 97 64 140 55 126 49 124 47 147 49 133 46 158 43 190 28 192 22 93 64 131 63 171 46 170 30 243 11 136 65 139 58 173 41 196 31 W.C.HI. HOCKEY ACTION LETHBRIDGE BRONCOS SASKATOON BLADES Friday, Jan. 8 p.m. LETHBRIDGE SPORTSPLEX ELRICH TIRES LTD. 102 1st Ave S 327 6886 or 327-4445 ;