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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 11-THILITHMIDOI HIRALD-FridCy, AMNMiy M, 1t74 APRIL IN AMSTERDAM Fly tor HoNdty iwn nofi'HiiifMDW VBpvM oy J0fi> Ntfi lOr fUftlWf MnOffflMIMfl MM DQQklflQB OOfttACt ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 32I-U01 Herald Sports LETHNINE OFFICE FUMHTUM LTD. I-T411 Opm 9 a.m. to p.m. Monday, TuMday, Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Cloaod Canada dominates water, not so tough on ground fHRISTCHURCH N Z harvested them in bunches in diving with a spectacular and the pool Friday night. fruitless day chasing medals Sixteen-year-old Cindy champion Beverley Boys of on land, Canada's shatto of Toronto led a sweep Pickering, Ont., to second Commonwealth Games team in women's springboard place. Terri York of Van- ONE PERSON SM PERSON I AM SHE LEAVES MEr ME CONSCIENCE -lER'D THINK 81 THIS TIME THAT SHE'D KNOW DARN WELL I WENTGOTONE.' Minor hockey activities loaded with entertainment The Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association has organized a stupendous number of activities in order to celebrate Minor Hockey Week in Canada in a first class fashion. The local organization which is affiliated with the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, has decided to go all out for the special week starting Jan. 26 and ending on Feb. 3. During the course of the week, some 900 young hockey players along with 100 coaches and managers and a countless number of other volunteers Snow Bowl Saturday The fourth annual Nobleford Junior High School Boys' and Girls' Basketball Tournament will get underway as scheduled Saturday. The annual "Snow Bowl" classic will see four boys and the like number of girls' yearns taking part in the one- day single knockout event. Boys' teams will include Claresholm, Hamilton of Lethbridge, Catholic Central and the host Central while the girls' draw will see in action Claresholm, Hussar, Catholic Central and the host Central. In the boys' draw Saturday morning, Nobleford faces Hamilton and CCHS takes on Claresholm. In the girls' side, CCHS meets Claresholm and Nobleford suits up against Hussar. The consolation boys' final goes at three o'clock in the afternoon followed by the girls' consolation final at The game will see the girls' championship final and at the champion- ship final. will try to entertain the young and the old alike. The LMHA Ladies' Auxiliary for one, will be kept busy during the entire week as they plan to lend a hand at the three local rinks as well as selling souvenir buttons, mugs, key chains and minor hockey crests. The proceeds will go to assist the minor hockey program in Lethbridge. Meanwhile the 53 teams registered in the LMHA will see action all through the week with some 61 games on tap. The number of teams in their respective divisions include 14 pee wee teams with players 10-11 years old; 16 bantam B teams ages running from 12-13; eight bantam A clubs with players ages between 13-14; eight midget clubs having players 15-16 years of age; and seven rep teams. For the first time in the LMHA's 19-year history, the pee wee, bantam and midget teams are also playing interlocking games with clubs from Coaldale and Fort Macleod. The local clubs gain valuable ice time with the interlocking schedule as they play at least three or four games out of town for every game staged in Lethbridge. Coaldale and Fort Macleod benefit by having new competition for their own teams. Along with the regular league games a number of special games will be in store for hockey enthusiasts. On Jan. 30 a select Pee Wee squad will take on a bolstered "Mother's" line-up while the following evening the LMHA executive will face the News Media in the annual Smockey game. Three Southern Alberta Juv- enile Hockey League games will also be scheduled for the week with the Midget Elks meeting the Claresholm Clippers, Vauxhall Legionaires and Kinsmen Warriors. The following activities will all be officially opened Saturday with 16 big games played on four different rinks. Games at the Adams Ice Centre will see the Lions meeting the Raiders, Seals facing the Blades, Nuggets squaring off with the Argos, Blazers taking on the Mustangs, Rangers visiting the Monarchs, Canadiens meeting the Maple Leafs, Oilers taking on the Jets, Red Wings squaring off with the Black Hawks and the A.C.T. Bantam Reps hosting Red Deer Moose. Three games scheduled at the Civic Ice Centre and will have the Falcons challenging the Penguins, Braves meeting the Canucks and Bisons taking on the Blues. Only one game is set for Henderson with the Voyageurs entertaining the Crowsnest Pass at The remaining three games set for Saturday will be held in Fort Macleod. Vikings meet the Fort Macleod Rangers, the Comets face the host Colts and the Eskimos take on the host Blades. Meanwhile in Bantam B action Thursday night, the Blazers edged the Monarchs 5- 4. Andy Kessler, Harvey Wichers, Robert Wood, Brent Lang and Richard Ooms tallied for the Blazers while Darin Chaki with a hat-trick and Don Credico with a single replied for the Monarchs. In a Midget contest Wednesday night, the Lakers scored a 5-2 victory over the Coaldale Crusaders. couver collected a top score of 63.18 on her final dive to take third place. Two more Canadians, Gail Amundrud of Ottawa and Judy Wright of Vancouver, were silver and bronze medallists behind favored Sonya Gray of Australia in the 100-metre freestyle, with Anne Jardin of Pointe Claire, Que., finishing fourth. All four were clocked in times of less than one minute, a feat accomplished by no Canadian girl until Miss Amundrud recorded 59.9 seconds last summer. Miss Gray, a 14-year-old member of Australia's new generation of speedsters, won the race in 59.13, a shade, slower than the Games record of 59.07 she set in her heat earlier in the day. Miss Amundrud, 59.36, and Miss Wright, 59.46, also eclipsed the 1962 mark of 59.5 set by Dawn Fraser of Australia. Miss Jardin's fourth-place time was 59.85. The Canadians took a second gold medal in the men's 400-metre freestyle relay, won by Bruce Robertson and Ian MacKenzie of Vancouver, Gary MacDonald of Mission, B.C., and Brian Phillips of Winnipeg. Almost simultaneously with the relay's triumph over Aus- tralia and England, the first non-aquatic Canadian medal was won by bantam-weight weightlifter Yves Carignan of Montreal, who placed second behind Michael Adams of Aus- tralia. England also picked up two gold medals, won by fly- weight weightlifter Precious McKenzie and hammer- thrower Ian Chipchase. The three-country monopoly was broken on the track by Mary Peters of Northern Ire- land, a repeat winner in the pentathlon, and Dick Tayler of New Zealand in the metres. Tayler's victory, enthusiastically greeted by of his countrymen, ranked as the upset of the day. David Bedford, who holds the world record for the distance, had set a blistering pace before being worn down by a series of shoving matches with three Kenyan runners on the corners. Tayler and David Black fin- ished off Bedford with three laps to go and the New Zea- lander pulled away on the final bend to win in the Games record time of 27 minutes 46.4 seconds. Bedford finished fourth, just ahead of Dan Shaughnessy of Toronto, with both being given identical times of Diane Jones of Saskatoon, rated second in the Com- monwealth behind Miss Peters in the pentathlon, was unable to shake off the effects of an ankle injury that interrupted her training for several weeks late last year. She pulled into second place after three events but lost ground in the last two, finally dropping to sixth. "I got the cast off my ankle in November and haven't done any hurdling or jumping until this Miss Jones said. "The ankle I tore the ligaments playing the one I take off on in the high jump." Canada at Games r How Do Some People Afford These Cars They're Driving? They Lease Them Smart people. Leasing puts them in a new car without a down payment. And we make it easy: Any type of lease plan on any make or model of car. Our own ser- vice department, plus full-time lease experts. Get more car and more care for your money. Call for the facts, phmw ROY MelNTOSH at Nowl Kino CHRYSLER DODGE LTO. PhOM SM-tttt Men's singles: Jamie McKee, Toronto, and Wayne Macdonnell. Vancouver, lost first-round matches, eliminated. singles: Jane Youngberg. Surrey. B.C and Nancy McKmley, Toronto, won first-round matches, advanced to second round. Diving Women's springboard: Bev Boys. Pickering. Ont first after preliminary round: Cindy Shatto. Toronto, second. Tern York, Vancouver, fifth. Singles: Neil Salkeld. Caledonia, Ont.. won first game of round-robin competition, lost second game. Pairs: James MacAulay, Lachine, .Que and Edward Franklin, Chateauguay. Que., lost first-round game Fours. George Robbins. London, Ont.. Graham Jarvis, Vancouver, John Miller, Belleville. Ont Ronald Jones. London, lost first-round game. Skeet Harry Willsie. Montreal, tied for second with two others after first lour rounds Women's 100-metre freestyle. Anne Jardm. Pomte Claire, Que first m heat, advanced to final, Gail Amundrud. Ottawa, and Judy Wright, Vancouver, second in heats, advanced to final. Women's 200-metre individual medlsy; Leslie Cliff. Vancouver, first m heat, advanced to final: Becky Smith. Edmonton, and Wendy Cook, Vancouver, second in heats, advanced to final. Men's 200-metre freestyle: Bruce Robertson and Ian Mackenzie, both Vancouver, won heats, advanced to final: Brian Phillips, Winnipeg, sixth in heat, eliminated. Men's 400-metre individual medley: Paul Hughes, Vancouver, first in heat; Jim Fowlie, Prince George, B.C., second in heat; Gary MacDonald. Mission. B.C., third in heat, all advanced to final. Track MM Women's- 100 metres: Marjorie Bailey. Vancouver, won initial heat, third m semi-final heat, advanced to final: Patricia Loverock. Vancouver, second in initial heat, fifth in semi- final heat, eliminated: Lyn Kellond, Burlington. Ont., second in initial heat, eighth in semi-final heat, eliminated. Women's 400 metres: Yvonne Saunders. Guelph, Ont., won initial and semi-final heats, advanced to final: Brenda Walsh. Edmonton, Joan Eddy. Dundas. Ont.. both fifth in initial heats, eliminated. Women's pentathlon: Diane Jones. Saskatoon, sixth over-all in five-event competition Men's 100 metres: Robert Martin, Pans, Ont. third in heat, advanced to semi-final Men's metres: Dan Shaughnessy. Toronto, fifth in final: This is part of our offence Lethbridge Community College Kodiaks coach1 Ben Brooks, right, goes over preparations for tonight's Alberta College contest with Red Deer College. Brooks has new faces in camp for the game, set for nine o'clock after the Kodiettes play at seven. Included in the list of newcomers are, left to right, Greg Hess, Jerry Shockey, Gary Williams and Kendon Eakett. Both Eakett and Williams played last year. LDS Dinner set, athletes honored All is in readiness for the annual LDS Father and Son Awards Banquet. The dinner itself gets under way six o'clock Saturday night at the Community College. However, activities involving dinner officials and guests will kick things off today. Olympic swimming star Mike Burton will help launch things this evening when he conducts a swim clinic at the YMCA pool. Both the Lethbridge Stingrays, of the host YMCA and the Lethbridge Swim Club are expected to have full contingents at the clinic as well as are a number of swim clubs from the district. Master of ceremonies for the event is Ian Mandin while included in the head table guest list are Rod Taylor a standout performer for Lethbridge Lakers in the Alberta Major Baseball League as well as Team Canada in the world championships in Nicuaragua; Frank Andruski of the Calgary Stampeders, Ron Fairly of the Montreal Expos; Tom, Blake and Greg Aaron may sit out two games ATLANTA (AP) Henry Aaron, one home run away .from Babe Ruth's record of 714, is prepared to sit out two of Atlanta Braves' three opening games with the Reds in Cincinnati to ensure his record-breaking clout comes .at home. "I hope the public in Atlanta and Cincinnati realize that if I had my wish, I would prefer to hit 714 and 715 in Atlanta which is my Aaron said Thursday in an interview. "If I hit a homer in the opener, I'll sit out the next two games there. If I don't, I'll probably play in the second game and if I hit a homer in this one, I'll sit out the third game. "But there is a matter of integrity involved, he said, adding if Cincinnati were to win the western division by one game, his failure to appear in the opening series might raise some questions. The Braves open in Cincinnati April 4 and after an open date, play the Reds April Butterfield from the world of professional rodeo; Dr. Gary Bowie of the University of Lethbridge and Harold Os- mond of the Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association. A highlight of each year's dinner is the presentation of the athletic awards, both to individual performers as well as groups. Also on the agenda is the awarding of the Percy Butler memorial trophy to the LDS member contributing freely of his times and efforts to further the outstanding athletic standards maintained each year by LDS youth. A press conference is set for two o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel. Easy win for Miners The league leading Miners' Library scored an impressive 6-0 victory over the Labor Club in a City Recreation Hockey League game Wednes- day night. Cam Hogdin led the Miners with a three-goal perfor- mance and one assist while Jerry Heck followed with two goals and the like number of helpers. Gene Horii rounded out the Miners' scoring. Meanwhile the Lethbridge Community College Kodiaks earned a slim 5-4 win over Purity Bottling. Terry Pocza sparked the winner's attack with three goals while Kurt Doerkson and Norm Michaelis added singles. Gary Bartlett, Murray Brown, Grant Harrington and Dennis Oberg replied for the Bottlers. Meanwhile the latest statistics show Miners' goaltender Willie Golia sporting the best goals against average after 18 games. Golia has chalked up three shutouts while allowing only 31 shots past him for a superb 1.24 average. The remaining three net- minders in the four-team league trail way back with Bottlers' Phil Wandler holding a 3.01 average, LCC's Ron Valin 3.33 and Labor Club's Gary Wyrostek 3.77. CITY RECREATION HOCKEY W L T F A PM Miners......15 2 1 80 31 31 Purity......9 8 1 51 55 19 Labor Club ..511 2 38 69 12 LCC 5 11 2 43 60 12 LEADING SCORERS 0 A P Hogdin, M......... 20 12 32 Jerry Heck. M 11 12 23 Dennis Oberg, P........ 9 14 23 Terry Pocza, LCC....... 8 7 15 Don Bruchet. LC....... 12 3 15 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR W L Red Deer 27 13 Calgary 24 17 Edmonton 22 20 The Pass 20 21 Drumheller 16 25 Lethbridge 13 26 T F A 2 217 165 56 0 208 176 48 2 208 190 46 0 162 153 40 2 164 201 34 2 170 244 28 Lacroix. NJ............. 20 37 57 Climie. E............... 27 27 54 Connelly. Win........... 26 28 54 Lund. H................ 16 38 54 M. Walson. Win......... 20 32 52 NATIONAL Boston Montreal Rangers Toronto Buffalo Detroit islanders Vancouver Phila..... Chicago St. Louis Atlanta LA....... Minnesota Pittsburgh California. EM! Dlvtoton W L T F 30 8 6 197 28 11 6 163 22 15 10 169 21 17 8 168 22 20 5 155 18 22 6 155 11 21 12 107 10 28 7 116 WMI Division 28 10 6 146 21 9 14 157 20 19 18 21 16 22 6 125 7 118 8 126 14 21 10 138 14 26 5 125 9 32 6 123 A 117 66 124 62 143 54 140 50 155 49 179 42 143 34 176 27 88 62 95 56 120 46 132 43 148 40 159 38 165 33 204 24 WESTERN CANADA Eastern Dlvtelon W L T Flegina.....22 9 9 210 S. Current 23 12 7 212 Flin Flon___ 19 14 11 211 Brandon.... 21 20 2 217 Saskatoon ..1919 4 176 Winnipeg 15 22 5 169 WMMrn Division Calgary 24 11 6 192 Westminster 21 11 9 172 Med Hat 15 18 Edmonton 14 18 Victoria 11 27 Kamloops 8 31 7 176 4 136 5 159 5 161 A Pta 132 53 180 53 179 49 200 44 163 42 216 35 142 54 155 51 193 37 171 32 228 27 232 21 NHL LEADERS Q A Pit Esposito. B............. 41 45 86 Orr, B 21 54 75 Hodge, B 31 32 63 Martin, But............. 32 27 59 Hextall. Min 11 41 52 Robert, Buf 15 35 50 Park, R 14 36 50 Goldsworthy, Min....... 27 22 49 Gilbert, R 21 28 49 Ullman. T 18 31 49 WORLD EMI Division W L T f A Pte New England 26 19 2 177 160 54 Toronto .....23 23 4 191 170 50 Cleveland ...22 19 5 146 148 49 Quebec .....21 22 3 169 156 45 Chicago.....20 19 3 140 143 43 New Jersey ..20 25 2 135 170 42 WMI Division W L T F A Pis Houston.....26 14 4 177 118 56 Edmonton ..25 21 0 167 158 50 Winnipeg ....23 21 4 169 168-50 Minn....... 21 24 1 166 175 43 Vancouver...19 28 0 168 196 38 Los Ang ...18 29 9 143 186 36 GAP Carleton. T............. 28 43 71 Harrison, E............. 22 42 64 G. Howe, H........15 48 63 Lawson, V...........35 27 62 Hull. W 33 24 57 HOCKEY SCORES National Montreal 4 Buffalo 1 Chicago 2 Boston 1 Philadelphia 4 Los Angeles 4 World Houston 5 Quebec 1 Cleveland 5 Toronto 3 American Nova Scotia 13 Jacksonville 1 Western Portland 6 Phoenix 3 Salt Lake 5 Denver 1 Western Canada Edmonton 10 Winnipeg 2 Brandon 6 Flin Flon 4 New Westminster 4 Victoria 3 Manitoba Junior Brandon 4 West Kildonan 3 Saskatchewan Junior Yorkton 10 Moose Jaw 2 Saskatoon 4 N. Battleford 3 Alberta Junior Calgary 11 Lethbridge 3 Red Deer 8 Edmonton 7 B.C. Junior Bellrngham 4 Nanaimo 0 MEN'S CITY DARTS Greg Lazaruk...................65 Nick Onofrychuk................59 Al Fournier.....................55 Pete Lazaruk ..................52 Joe Fritz .......................51 George James..................48 Wally Meyers.................46 Pete Berthiaume..............45 Ed Russlmg ..................45 Harry Godsalve.................38 Aaron Clements ................36 JUNIOR "B" HOCKEY SAT., JAN. 26 p.m. HENDERSON LAKE ICE CENTRE Lithbridge Y's MM'S Native Sns OLDS SUNDAY, JAN. 27 2 p.m. Sponsors BtMflt Ulhbridp Y's MM'S Nitivi Sons Y's Men Evwyorw wtteonw! ;