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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tlwnaoy, Jmwiy J7, 1M MU1D Ski Federation won't boycott Games Even location of meeting a secret TOKYO (AP) The-Interna- tional Olympic Committee's ell- gfcility commission was holding secret meeting here today U> review Die amateur stilus of competitors entered in the lltb Winter Olympic Games opening to Sapporo, Feb. J. But the IOC secretariat de- dined any Information on the commission, headed by chairman Hugh Weir of Aus- tralia, was meeting for the sec- ond day, when (to began and wbto it ended or was to end, An IOC Mcnteiat man Wednesfcy (aid Weir, Lance Cross of New Zealand, Emil Vind of and technical advber Artor Taka of Yugoslavia, met In Impe- rial Hotel, where they studied toe Mi at fadMdual entries lor fee hockey, skating, bobsled and luge events. But ht declined further Infer Some 22 games set to go Hoop action plentiful The University of Lethbridge ProDghoms will host their final the 1971-72 Inter-Collegi- ate season at the Civic Centre this weekend. The Pronghoms, who sport a home series of Western Canada M record in league play will entertain the second place Uni- versity of Alberta Golden Bears twice this weekend. Golden Bean currently stand with a 7-3 record. This weekend series will fea One second lots of time By THE ASSOCIATED PRES For the basketball fan wit believes nothing can be gained by calling time out with on second remaining in tie game don't believe it. Look at Balb more Bullets. The Bullets won a 115-1: overtime decision over Buffa Braves in a National Basketbal Association game Wednesda night. It was a comeback effor for Buffalo which trailed halftime 59-48, and tied the game 103-103 at the end of regu latkm on a jump shot by E more Smith. Buffalo went ahead in th overtime, 114-113, on two fouul shots by Walter Hazzard with one second left. The Bullets called time out and set up an to bounds-pass play. Forward Gus Johnson passed in to centre Wes Unseld, break tog for the basket. Unseld sank the winning shot at the buzzer. In other NBA action, Cleve- land Cavaliers trimmed Bosto Celtics 112-108, Seattle Super Sonics defeated Atlanta Hawks 131-119, Philadelphia '76e r topped Qncinatti Royals 113- 102, Milwaukee Bucks beat De- troit Pistons'120-94, and Chicago Bulls dropped Houston Rockets 117-108. New York Nets defeated Ken lucky Colonels 118-105 in the only American Basketball Asso cation game Wednesday night Cleveland broke Its 11-game losing streak with Johnny John son scoring 22 points and Butch Beard 23 against Boston. The Celtics blew a 14-point halftime lead with the Cavaliers gaining UK edge for the first time with left to the game. John Hav- AND GIRLS' SKATE EXCHANGE Our UKd Skatei Aro SHARPENED SHINED NEW LACES SANITIZED 1.50 PAIR EQUIPMENT BY COOPER and C.C.M. WE Will TAKE YOUR OLD HOCKEY EQUIPMENT ON TRADE WE ARE YOUR HEADQUARTERS FOR THE PROFESSIONAL LINE OF WIFA FIGURE SKATES PROFESSIONAL FIGURE SKATE SHARPENING HAND HONED 1 iQU 3ERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ava. S. 327-3221 "Serving South Alfaarta far over 30 ytan." Optn Thuri. I Frl. Till p.m. licek led Boston with 27 and Jo Jo White had 20. Kareem Jabbar fired 34 points and Bob Dandridge 23 in Mil- waukee's victory. RON HUNT Kinsmen add Hunt to dinner The Kinsmen Club of Leth- cldge today announced they lave acquired Ron Hunt of the Montreal Expos as a head table guest for their Feb. 5 Sports nan's Dinner set 'for the Exhi bition Pavilion. Hunt, recently named the most valuable player on the Montreal Expos in 1971, is nine year veteran of the Na- tional League. He began his ca reer in 1963 with the New York ilets and played four years with them before being tradet 0 the Los Angeles Dodgers in 967. His best year with me Mets was 1964 when he batted .303 and was named 2nd Baseman n The Sporting News National League All-Star Team. In 1968 he was traded from as Angeles to the San Fran- cisco Giants where he stayed ntil being acquired by the Ex- He had consistently batted letter than .230 except for 1965 with the Mets when he was in- ured for most of the season. In addition to his many other alents, Ron has a talent for King hit by pitched balls. He was hit fifty times in 1971 mak- Jig him the most hit batsman 1 the National League. Ron Hunt is the ninth Head able guest to be announced ollowing Master of Ceremonies ormie Kwong, Schenley ward winners Don Jonas and rayne Harris, N.F.L. Rookie the year John Brockington, ormer middleweight champion o e y Giardello, All-Around Champion Cowboy, Tom Bews nd featured speaker Bob Uec- er. Jombers earn money WINNIPEG (CP) Winnipeg luc Bombers, after five years f financial losses, recorded a et profit of for the 1071 At the Western Football Con- ram club's annual meeting 'ednesiiay night, J. T. Ellis, rice-president in charge of fi- ances, said the club, which had an oporatnf loss of In 70, showed an improvement of It was the first time the club wd showed a profit since 1966, jcnoral Manager Earl Lunsford ture some fine matcb-ups on the floor, but Hie Pronghorns' bench could possibly do them in. Don Hamilton, the Prong- horns' fine 6'3" forward will shadow ex-Raymond Comet star Wallace Tollestrup who are considered as key assets in their respective clubs. Another match-up which could prove to be interesting is the one between Clark Sloan of the Prongbons and Martin Lyons of Hie Golden Bears. Sloan is just coming into his own for the Pronghorns whi Lyons an ex-Atlantic Confer ence all-star playing with S Francis Xaoier University leading the Bears' scorers this season. Both games will start at p.m. on Friday and Satoirdaj Meanwhile, in the prelimin ary games both nights, the of L Pronghbms female vars ty will host the U of A Pandas twice. The Pronghorns Panda matches could be the most im- WALLACE TOLLSTKUP port-ant games for both dubs as tfaey fight for third place in the Western Canada Inter-Col legiate Women's Basketb a I Conference, The Prooghbms, who sport 4-6 record are just fresh from earning two big victories over the U of C Dinnles in Calgary last weekend and hope to kee their winning streak alive. This season the Women's Con ference has changed to Inter national rules and makes th game a lot quicker with mor action. It has surprisingly iirereaBe( spectator attendance because of this factor. Meanwhile in Southern After ta "A" Boy's competition, all six teams will see action this Friday. The league leading CathoLv Central Cougars will host the Raymond Comets while the LCI Rams will travel to Card ston. In the third game Friday night, the Magrath Zeniths will visit the Mohawks in Medicine Hat. All games are ret to go at 8 p.m. with a preliminary "Br Boy's contest at p.m. In Southwest Basketball Con ference play, eiglit big games will be staged Friday night. The Vauxhall Vikings take on the Kate Andrews Gaels in Coal dale while the Stirling Lakers travel to Fort Macleod for game against the Flyers. In two other boy's division encounters, the Winston Church- ill Bulldogs host the Taber W. I. Myers Trotters and UK Pic- ture Butte Sugar visit Milk River. In girl's division play, Coal- dale Larks tangle with the Vi- Queens in Vauxhall and tha Tart Madeod Meteors meet St. Mary's Auroras in Taber. The Taber W. B. Myers >awns will entertain the Win- ston Churchill Griffins and the Picture Butte Sugar Queens make a trip to Milk River. Andersson leads Monte Carlo rally MONTE CARLO (AP) Ove Uidersson of Sweden headed a rio of French Alpine Renaults in command of the Monte Carlo ally Wednesday after a night of lizzards and accidents wrecked Jie chances of the pre-rally fa- orite Porsches of West Ger- many. The Alpines' only serious op- nsition as they readied for night's final itage ot K rally was ttw lone Lancia of jly's Snndro Munari, lying hird in provisional standings is- ued here Wednesday night. Less than 35 cars of 264 starters emamed in the running. Andersson and co-driver John lavenport of Britain had a leari f just two seconds over team- mates Bernard Darniche and ilain Mnhe of FGI-PN Munari, flth Mario Manraicd, was 40 seconds back in third place and can-Claude Andruet of Pierre agani of France was fourth, :46 further back. The one remaining Porsche of crnrd Lnrrousse nnd Jcnn- Olaiide Perramond of Franco fifth, but nearly 10 minutes bcfalad AudruoL Stoke Gty qualifies for soccer final MANCHESTER, England (Reuter) Stoke City dramati cally qualified for the English League Cup soccer final when it beat Weatham United 3-2 in a thrilling replay here Wednesday night. After four matches and 420 minutes of soccer, Stoke fi- nally defeated their rivals M on to a second- half goal by Terry Conroy. The game proved even more exciting than the previous three matches which had ended with the teams deadlocked 2-2, West Ham goalkeeper Bobby Ferguson was taken off injured m the 13th minute and England captain Bobby Moore took his place. Minutes later Moore al- most saved a penalty but has clearance ran to Mike Barnard who put Stoke ahead. The Londoners fought back to equalize through Billy Bonds. Ferguson returned to keep goal and West' Ham moved 2-1 ahead with a shot from Trevor Brook- ing. Stoke made it 2-2 with a blaz- ng 20-yard drive from Peter Dobing just before half-time and Conroy clinched the victory in the 50th minute. FIRST TIME IN, FINAL It is the first time of England's oldest qualified for the final of a major tournament although it has produced a string of famous ilayers, including the legendary Sr Stanley Matthews. In Aberdeen, Scotland had to fight hard to beat Wales 2-0 in a disappointing under-23 interna- ional. Scotland's talented youngsters ailed to play up to expectations and did not take the lead until skipper Sandy Jardine hit the lall borne in the 62nd minute. LFGA plans Award Days The Lethbridge Fish and Game Association will hold its annual trophy day at the 'ark Plaza Motor Hotel Rivi- era room Feb. 5. The LFGA will start the one- ay event with an open house displaying all the trophies from ne o'clock in the afternoon until o'clock at night. Ev- eryone is welcome to attend. Proceedings will resume at p.m. with the presentation of wards for past season achieve ments. All this will be followed by a ance until 1 a.m. and a light imch and refreshments will be variable. All members and guests will be charged three dollars a couple. matlon, although he Indicated that word would be provided on when and where the cammissioa held its second-day meeting. The IOC secretariat, however declined to give out that inter motion today. The commission, informed sources said, was reported pre- paring to review toe controver sial fist of Alpine and Nordic skiers today, the list had been hand-carried earlier today by a member of the Sapporo orfanu> ing committee from Sapporo. The fourth member of commission, Alexandra Splerco of Romania, arrived in Japan today and was to attend the commission session. Avery Bondage, IOC preri dent, has said some 40 skiers should be disqualified from competing in the Winter Games for allegedly having violated the Olympic amateur code. All four commission execu- tives and Brundage, Informed sources said, were to review the results of the commission meet- ing in a meeting Friday morn- ing. It was reported they will submit the commission's find' jigs to the IOC general assem- bly meeting in Sapporo next Monday and Tuesday. Sources said it was unlikely that anything on the issue would x clarified and announced by the commission, and any an nounccment have to come ran the IOC plenary session in Sapporo. Meanwhile President Marc Hodler of the Internatiional Ski Federation (FIS) said flday members of FIS have no intention of boycotting the Win' Olympics at Sapporo even if ny one of the skiers b barred rom co in Speaking to reporters upon his arrival from 'Switzerland, Hod- er said, "FIS doesn't have any dea of boycotting the Games lecause the main purpose is to lave and make the Olympics a great success." He said, "Preparation for the Hympics has been done well. So our boycott would be an un- friendly thing to the Japanese." If there is any difference on interpretation of the eligibility rule between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the FIS and tome of the skiers are declared ineligible, the FIS will bold the World Ski Champi- onship "somewhere in Europe this Hodler said. He said the FIS will allow kiers banned from the Olym- pics to compete in the raship. But, Hodler added, "I hope Iris will not happen." Under the present rule, win- ners of the Olympics also are he winners of the World Ski Championships. Two medals are warded. As for the reports that the "Tench team as a whole will boycott the Sapporo Games if one of its skins is ruled iaeligi- le for competition, Hodler said, This is purely a French mat- ter. We cannot make any com- ment on this problem." Asked if he knew of any amned skiers, he said, "We on't know anything yet." He said he believes FIS biter- (retatton on the eligibility rule is sufficiently in line with the OCrule. Hodler said he will explain le FIS' attitudes at the IOC general meeting at Sapporo ran. 30. COUSIN "JTIULOON1 AHEAb WITH K MMWIAOE, FLO. BOX.' WILL t OUT ABOUT ADMITTED THAT SHE'S A BOOZER, BONE-IBLE AN1 THEY ONW CONFESS LITTLE FAULTS T1 YER THINK THEY 'AVEN'T ANY BIG- 'UNSi Twin sitter broke her leg Skiers' glory divided SAPPORO, Japan (AP) When tittle Britt Lafftrgue wbtjB down the ffiouafsmund In the Olympic slalom here Feb. 11 she will be skiing just tor the glory of France and benelf but also for her twin sister, InpM. "This fa K much IngrW race as the freckled mademoiselle said today. "If I should win a medal, half of it would belong to her." 'Til fa the race, added Ingrid, adjusting her aluminum crutch to ease the pain of a broken right leg "But ii spirit only." Ingrid and Britt Lafforgue 23, identical twins and daugh- ters of skiing champions, members of Prance's darin, brigade which occupies a fa vored role in the Alpin events of He Winter Olym pica, opening here Feb. 3. Ingrid, world champion in the ladies' slalom and No. 2 in the giant slalom in 1970 loomed as that country's bes for a grid medal In her spe- tiatty until tragedy struck early to the season. BROKE LEG Racing in the first World Cup event in BardonecMa Italy, Dec. 10, she hit a bump and flew 15 yards through the air. Her right leg mapped Just above the ankle. Her Olympic dreams were shattered. Her twin sister, Britt, who always had skied in Ingrid's shadow, took up the challenge and emerged as France's fe- male ace in the slalom. "Nbturally, I am very frus- wanted so much to try for an Olympic Ingrid said, "but I am happy for Britt." They are just slips of girls at 5-fpoH and 114 pounds a half-inch taller and four pounds heavier than her a much alike that their team-mates find it hard to Ml them apart. They are bloe-eyed with shoulder-lengtti brown hair, sharp features and ready smiles. Their father, Maurice, Is a Minor hockey Kevin Keith scored at the mark of the final period 'ednesday evening to give the Midget Elks a 4-4 deadlock with .he Juvenile Waniors in an ex- libltion game at the Civic Cen- Guy Pomohac scored twice ir the Elks while Reg Osmond dded a single. Rod Pocza scored three times ir the Warriors. John Boyle dded a first-period marker. Bantam A games at Adams Ice Cen- e 6 p.m. Black Hawks vi Ma- oons; 7 p.m. Maplt Leah vs PM WM ng 6 p.m. JeTs vs Red Wings; X Labor Cub Beu VB Eskimo Mld- exhibltlon. R1DAY Pee games at Civic Centre p.m. Tolftmi vs Beinj 7 p.m. Vik- ings vi Penguins; I p.m. Flyen Tigen. 9 p.m.LI tile Spud gam LelhbrWgt Coirs vs Bow Island. SATURDAY Bantam B gemes at Adams let Cen Jro a.m. Ramblers vs Nuggets a.m. vs Mustangs; a.m. Cougare vs Blades; e.m Pee Wee King Reps vs Eagles; 12.-30 D.m. Mldgtt Labor Club Bees vs Royals. Wee games Civic Centre p.m. Whips VB Blues; p.m. Fal cons Blsonsj vi Sa bres. Exhibition game at Adams Ice Cen Ire Lethbridge Midget Colts vs Taber MTdgell p.m. Exhibition games at Henderson L. p.m. Lelhbrldge A.C.T Bantam Reps vs Cranbrook; Lelh- Brldge Minor Hockey Bingo; 8 p.m Southern Alberta Juvenllt League game Lfthbrldoe Warriors vt Medi- cine Hat Wheelers. IUNDAY Exhblflon at Hinferson Lake Ice Centra II a.m. Lelhbrldga A.C.T. Bantam Reps vs Cran brook. DONT MISS EL DORADO SALES AND TERRY TRAILER SALES INDOOR TRAILER SHOW SALE SATURDAY, JAN. 29 10 a.m. 9 p.m. SUNDAY, JAN. 30 SHOW ONLY 1 p.m. 6 p.m. Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion Far mart inforrnaHwi watch far rfia ad In tomorrow nlght'i paper or 327- 1233 or call In al El Dorado Salei lot at 2910 lit Avt. S., Itthbridge. sports shop proprietor in the Ikde town of Luchon in the Pyrenees who wbti silver ta the world championship down- hill ii 1937 and later coached the Swedish team on which May Nilsson won the world slalom championship bronze medal in 1939. Maurice and May later wed and brought forth a pacsel of skiers. There are too older sisters also experts on the slopes. Labor Club earns win over UofL The Labor Club and tie Pur- ity Bottlers keep rolling along as they picked up victories in City Recreation Hockey League action Wednesday night In the first encounter of the evening, Al Rowntree slam- med in his second goal of the night in the final period to give the Labor Club a 4-S win over the U of L Prongboms. The Labor Club, who held a 1-0 lead after two periods of play also received solo mark- ers from Al Willis and Don Brudwt. Dennis Kisio, Lloyd Yama- gisti and Wally Tunow replied for the Pronghoms with a goal each. Gary Cowan top golfer LONDON, Ont. (CP) Gary Cowan of Kitchener, Ont., was named Canadian Golfer of the Year today by Golf Writers' Association of Canada. Runner-up to the 32-year-old nsurance salesman was Joce- lyne Bourassa of Shawinlgan, Que., with Wilf Winnipeg third. Homenuik of The Labor Club also picked up four of the six minor penal- ties called. Bob Bartlett scored at the mark of the final period to give the Bottlers a hard- fought 2-1 victory over the William Flyers in the second contest. Jack Fleming put the Bottlers ahead 1-0 at the mark of the second period, but Cliff Block had evened the score at the mark of the third per- iod. In the penalty department, the Flyers took seven of Hie 13 minor penalties, two 10 minute misconducts, a game miscon- duct and split one fighting ma- jor. Only one game will be staged tonight when the Pronghoms meet the Flyers at 8 p.m. at the Henderson Ice Centre. The Preface Pucksters up with a hard-fought 4-3 vic- tory over the CJOC Hawks in Industrial Hockey League ac- tion Wednesday night. Rob Sloan, Danny Bonak, Koji Tamaki and Larry Du- Montier .tallied a goal each for the Pucksters while Danny Paskuski rapped in two goals for the Hawks and Rugs Rob- ertson added one. Ther'tno Time Lika New To Buy A Snow Blower DURING OUR WAREHOUSE CLEARANCE SALE! 8 H.P. Regular Now Only 5 H.P. Regular 1548. Now Only International Harvester Sales Service 304 Stafford DrivO Phon. 327-3135 ;