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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta THIRTEEN TEAMS WRESTLE FOR WRIGLEY TROPHY Midget champs play Russians Host Mark Olson, color commentator Brian Smith and play by play an- nouncer Fergie Olver provide coverage of the ac- tion for CTV's live telecast of the Canadian Midget ASTRO REALTY INSURANCE LTD. PHQNE 328-7748 WESTMINSTER MALL Hockey Tournament Championship Game, also known as The Wrigley, air- ing Sunday on the CTV television network. The 13 teams competing in the week long tourna- ment consist of the winners from the 12 midget regions and the team from the host city which is the Parkway TV's of Oshawa again this year. The Verdun Leafs from Quebec, winners of last Reliable Carpet Care STEAM CLEANING 327-4493 MtmlMr ol Rug Ctoirwn Awclitlon with ovw 7 yura TRAILER LOU Has a good .selection of quality used! trailers and campers plus a great SELECTION RENTAL CAMPERS and TRAILERS and you'll never save more than at TRAVEL CRAFT PIKHH 327-40M year's tournament, again representing the Quebec region. The new area winners are: Quesnel Macks from B.C.; the Edmonton Butchers and Packers from Alberta; the Parkland Midgets from Yorkton, Sask.; the Fort Athletes visit Cuba On Boxing Day, in the midst of a cold Canadian winter, 140 Canadian athletes, trainers and coaches forsook their homeland for twelve days in the warmth of the Cuban CBC-TV Sports, not to be -outdone by our hardy athletic competitors, sent along a crew to record the events of that trip and to present them to viewers in a special two hour program, scheduled for telecast January 25 at 2 p.m. Game Plan Cuba, the name given to both the'trip and the program, was arranged as a training ses- sion for some of the young people who are preparing for the upcoming Olym- pics. William Miners of Thunder Bay; the Co Op team from Barrie, Ont.; the South Ottawa Canadians; the Sydney Legionnaires from Nova Scotia; the Dalhousie Legionnaires of New Brunswick; the Charlottetown Golden Eagles of P.E.I.; the Cornerbrook Kings of New- foundland; the Parkway TV's of Oshawa; and the Fort Gary Manitoba midget team. A total of 254 boys between the ages of 15 and 16 participate in the tour- nament and the winning team will represent Canada in March in Russia playing the best Russian midget team. This visit to Russia is a once in a lifetime oppor- tunity for these young athletes and Wrigley's, the host for the tournament, provides all of the equip- ment and travel expenses for the thirteen teams and the winning team's trip to Russia. Coverage for the Cana- dian Midget-Hockey Tour- nament Championship Game is directed by Ed Mercel with producer Ralph Abraham. ANNUAL iiERUNGJ Ladies' Winter Boots Hand Bags All Reduced SAVE (EXCEPT ON CLINIC SHOES AND WALLABEES) Phone 327-3344 ethSt. s. THE FINEST IN CHINESE FOOD WESTERN MEALS LIGHT LUNCHES MAJORETTE RESTAURANT HOURS: Open Dilly 8 a.m. 1 p.m. CloMd on Sun- Phoro 327-7511 i SMITH'S SPORTS SPECIALS SATURDAY CBC SATURDAY SPORTS, 1 p.m., Ch. 7.- PRO. BOWLERS TOUR, 1 p.m., Ch. 11. This week's action is a taped coverage of the Denver tour- nament. 90 min. WRESTLING, 2 p.m., Ch. 13. WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS, p.m., Ch. 11. Weightlifting championships; women's world cup downhill skiing and the Oriental World of Self Defense highlight the show. 90 min. CURLING CLASSIC, 3 p.m., Ch. 7. ROLLER DERBY, 3 p.m., Ch. 13. BING CROSBY PRO-AM, 4 p.m., Ch. 11. The spotlight will be on Johnny Miller as he meets Jack Nicklaus head on for the first time this year. Miller has won 2 tournaments in the past two weeks. Live. WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS, p.m., Ch. 13. For further details please see today's Ch. 11. WRESTLING, 5 p.m., Ch. 7. NHL HOCKEY, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. It's back to regular season play as Buffalo Sabres visit the Canadians in Montreal. SUNDAY CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR, 11 a.m., Ch. 9. The excitement focuses on indoor pro soccer, the National Western Rodeo and figure skating competition at Dresden, East Germany. 2 hrs. CANADIAN MIDGET HOCKEY, a.m., Ch. 13. NBA BASKETBALL, 1 p.m., CH. 9. Two of the most evenly matched teams in the NBA, the Chicago Bulls and the Detroit Pistons, tangle in Detroit. Live. WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS, p.m., Ch. 11. Twelve of the biggest names in auto racing will compete in the qualifying run in the International Race of Cham- pions. 90 min. BING CROSBY PRO-AM, 3 p.m., Ch. 11. Johnny Miller is defending champion in this the granddaddy of PGA celebrity events. WEDNESDAY NHL HOCKEY, 6 p.m., Ch. 13. California Seals who last week fired their coach, will be in Toronto to take on the rejuvenated Maple Leafs. Live. FRIDAY CANADIAN FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 9 p.m., Ch. 13. Toller Cranston will lead the way as the Canadian figure skating champions are on display in a special taped presentation from Quebec City. 2 hrs. ;