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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE IITHBKIDOI KNALD Monday, January 31, 1972 Four men, five ivomen on 14-member team Pedersen, Smeed lead way for Lethbridge bowlers By PAT SULLIVAN IltraM Sporls Writer Second place wasn't good enough Mils time around for veteran Steve Pedersen. Pedersen had lo settle for the runner-up spot in the city live pin finals but Saturday and Sunday the pins at Oapri Bowl took a beating and It was Pe- dersen who Jed the onslaught. Tlie southern zone five pin finals were staged at' Capri over the weekend and Pcdcr- Bcn and Jeanette Snieed led the way for Lethbridge bowlers as they dominated the 14-mem- ber team which will advance to Saskatoon and the western Canada five pin rolloffs during Easter. "Not bad for an old man who has had two heart Pedersen quipped after he had held off a determined bid by Gary Tunbridge, the reigning city champion, and steady Jack Smeed In the battle for top male honors. For Jeanette Smeed, Jack's wife, a blistering pace Satur- day gave her a convincing win over Sharlette Plato of Med- icine Hat. Meanwhile the closed sin- gles, a handicap event, Lor- raine Sailer of Medicine Hat and Andy Stapleton of Milk River were the winners. In the men's section of the south zone, which sav; bowlers from Lethbridge, P i n c h e r Creek, Medicine Hal, Milk I River and Warner take part, it SOUTH TEAM FOR WEST FINALS A total of 16 bowlers, o coach and a manager earned berths in the Western Canada five pin bowling championships in Saskatoon at Easter. The team was decided at a roll- off at Capri Bowl on the weekend. Making the trip on the men's team will be, left to right, manager Frank Winchester, Jack Smeed, Bill Thomas, Gary Tunbridge, Alf Neuberger, leader Steve Pederson, John Rempel, Bill Huculak and Andy Stcpbtzn handicap singles champ. The gals team are left to right, Sandra Westling, coach ten Herring, Eleanor Dorigatti, Dianne Violini, Louisa Plato, Sharlerte Plato, Lorraine Sailer handicap iingles, leader Jeanetle Smeed and Bea Salmon. Wings in tie for fourth spot Seals getting some timely goaltending By THE CANADIAN PRESS i Penguins 4-0; and Los Angeles During their National Hockey League training camp last Sep- tember, California Golden Seals appeared in deep trouble for a goalie after a deal with Chicago Black Hawks seemed to turn tour. The Seals had given up their regular netminder, Gary Smith, for goalie Gerry Desjardins ol Kings and Buffalo Sabres played to a 2-2 tie. Saturday, Montreal Canadiens dumped the Blues 4-0; Vancou- ver beat Toronto 5-2; Minnesota dropped New York 4-2; Chicago defeated Pittsburgh 5-2; and Los Angeles and Detroit played to a 4-i tie. California general manager Garry Young has predicted an all-star goalie status "for many, many years" for Meloche, a 21- year-old who two years ago was Sport of all sorts the Hawks and two ENTERS tne University of Cat But Desjardins, who YORK (AP) Duznies three games to lis left arm late last Gomez, New York Saturday to win the first never got a chance to start star southpaw of the final of the Western Can- he York Giants Intercollegiate Women's Then the Hawks sent Youngs and former Western Division Gilles Meloche to the Seals League President Will dace of Desjardins after it were elected to emerged on top wit liscovered that Desjardins' of Fame Sunday by 4-0 record in round robin njury had not healed. Meloche was a sensation Committee. The trio of former during the weekend action with UBC in second place witl he Seals right away. In his were a 3-1 record. ;ame Oct. 28 he shut out by the 10-men nighty Brans 2-0 in Boston. which met a New TRADE las had his ups arid downs They were the only ORLEANS (AP) New then, but Sunday afternoon out of a large Saints announced today tamed another shutout, from baseball's have traded guard John ling 29 shots to lead the Seals to Baltimore Colts for i 2-0 victory over Jim Duncan and Canucks. It was Meloche's fourth of the season, and the in a row, coming on the reels of Friday night's 3-0 whitewash of Toronto Maple jeafs. In another afternoon Tex. (AP) -Dnanc Thomas, Dallas Cowboj nmnfflg back, was arrested Sun day on a charge of possession o marijuana by officers who slopped his car while searching or a stolen automobile, undisclosed draft choices in 1972 and 1973. Duncan was the Colts' fourth draft choice in 1968 after excelling as a quarterback anhia Flyers shut out of British the Deacon is in shock The Rams relinquished prc- defensive end David (Dea- Jones along with running Special deals for lose at seniors Alts. (Special) If you're buyingyour house, you're eligible for Calgary rink skipped by special Homeowner Loan at Associates any time Otterson won its third need southern Alberta se- men's curling champion- That means we may be able to give you a better Sunday. Lower rates or longer terms or even scored three on the end in a corne-from- The amountyou can borrow is limited only by 7-6 victory over Cliff equity you have in.your home. of Lethbridge in the A-B maybe or of the 32-rlnk double- playoff. So if you have high-interest debts outstanding, and his rink of third if you need cash for a second car, a boat, or any second Shirley good reason, talk lo Associates about a and lead Fred Blidht will Homeowner Loan. See howmuch better off in the provinciil final 11-12 In Oalgary. The Canadian championship slated for Prince Albert, Feb. 20-26. won the A section A 101 4 by defeating Forry 2-8. The Lethbridge team re- Avtnue to win the B section R 9-8 semi-final win over Kceler of Calgary and an final win over Tom Hen- of Lelhbridge. final victory gave ASSOCIATES MORTGAGE CREDIT a 6-0 record for the four-av back Lee White and defensive tackle Greg Woicik Saturday to the Chargers for linebacker Jeff Staggs and three draft picks, including a second-round choice in Tuesday's draft. KELLY JUST COACH PITTSBURGH (AP) Pitts- burgh Penguins, who have won only 2 of their last 22 games, relieved Red Kelly today of his duties as general manager of the National Hockey League club but said he would remain on as coach. Kelly was succeeded as gen- eral manager by Jack Riley, executive director cf the Pen- guins. Weekend scorers By THE CANADIAN PRESS SUNDAY Minnesota 1 New York 1 Minnesota New York Rousseau. California 2 Vancouver 0 California G i 1 b e r tsorj McKechnie. Los Angeles 2 Buffalo 2 Los Angeles Wid- ing; Buffalo Mce- han. Phildelphia 4 Pittsburgh 0 Philadelphia Sarrazin, Clarke, Lonsberry, Ashbee. Boston 5 St. Louis 2 Boston Bucyk, Orr, Sanderson, Marcotte; St, LouiB Dupont. Chicago 4 Detroit 2 Chicago Maggs, Mikita, R. Hull; Detroit _ Rochefort, Redmond. SATURDAY Bolton 4 Philadelphia 2 Boston Sander- son, Cashman, E s p o s i t o; Philadelphia -Clarke, FletL Los Angeles 4 Detroit 4 Los Angeles 2, Le- suk, Widing; Dclroit ron, Wall, Rochefort, Dionnc. Montreal 4 St. Ixiiiis n Montreal P. Mahavbch, F. Mahovlich, Cburnoyer, La- perriere. Vancouver 5 Toronto 2 Vancouver Connelly 2, Kurtenbach, Boudrias, Ba- ton; Toronto Sltllrr, Ke- hoc. Chicago 4 Pittsburgh 2 Cblogo -Korab, D. Hull, Martin, Mikita; Pittsburgh Polls, Edestrand. Minnesota 4 New York 2 Minnesota Pren- tice, Goldsworthy, Reid; New York Hadfield, SaLher. a junior player hi Verdun. Que After spending most of las season with Flint, Mich., of th semi-pro Intel-national Hockej League, Chicago called on hin to replace Desjardins, but th Hawks later peddled him to the Seals to complete the Desjar dins-Smith trade. Meloche, who admits he like: playing with the Seals because "we're all young and we've go great showed some o that spirit Sunday against the Canucks as he performed bril liantly for his second consecu Live shutout. In the third period, when the Canucks were pressing, he kicked out 16 shots, and in the first period, although stopping only seven shots, he made one key save while [oiling a scoring attempt by Dale Tallon at close range. Stan Gilbertson scored in the first period for the Seals an< Walt McKechnie in the third. In between the California defence protected Meloche for the shut out, MANIAGO FOILS RANGERS New York Rangers fired 41 shots at Cesare Maniago in the Minnesota goal as they sought to avenge the 4-2 loss to the same team the previous night, but only one shot got pass the acrobatic goalie, that of Bobby Rousseau. Murray Oliver pot the tying goal for Minnesota in the third period. The Bruins scored two ROals while short-handed in beating the Blues. Defenceman Bobby Orr, who assisted on three goals, scored the first short- handed goal when he look a pass from Derek Sanderson, cut in front of the net and put the puck behind goalie Wayne Ste- phenson, who was making his first NHL appearance. Sanderson scored 35 seconds later when he Intercepted a St. Louis pass at his blueline and skated in on a breakaway. Larry Hornung, who scored his first goal of the season, had given St. Louis a brief 1-0 lead in the second period. Chicago's win over Detroit moved the Black Hawks 11 points ahead of Minnesota in the race for first place in the West Division and stopped the Red Wings from taking over fourth place in the East. The Wings, tied with the Leafs in fourth place, moved into a 2-1 lead in the second period on goals by Leon Rochefort and Mickey Red- mond. But Bill White, who had scored earlier, Darryl Maggs, Stan Mikita and Bobby Hull also scored to give the Hawks the conic-from-behind win. Redmond's goal was his 27th of the season, while Hull clinched the game with his .16th of tho year. The Red Wings, who have moved from deep In fifth place to tic the Loafs for fourth, re- ceived high praiso from the Black Hawks for their perform- ance. was a three-man duel beadln into the 10th frarno of the nal game but it was Peck-rs who survived. A strike and a spare lurni the trick as he finished with 323 for (lie first place finis Overall he rolled for tl 1C games. Tunbridge, who k going into the final gam finished with a 258 and a total one pin better tha Smeed who closed in a fluri with a 3M. In his march to the victor Pedersen had games of 26 301, 205, 354, 319, 235, 247, 18 231 241 285 194 305 263 27 and 323. His four game t tals were and NOT ENOUGH Tunbridge rolled games c 359, 262, 221, 246 212, 274 33 238, 280, 329, 214, 238, 267, 228 234 and 258. For Smeed, h third place finish came c games Of 250. 251, 266, 212, 295, 271, 244, 246, 227, 251, 25 296, 202, 281 and 320. Pedersen averaged near! 264 for his 16-game block. Mrs. Smeed, in capping off brilliant weekend, let it known Satin-day she mean business. The first round leac er in the city championship she fell to third place in th final standings and was clear] disappointed. She made up fo it with her bowling this week end. She finished with a 4.177 ti tal pinfall to outdistance run ner-up Sharlette Plalo of Met Seine Hat. Miss Plato had a 3 825 total. In third place was city champion Dianne Violin with a It was the first eight game that told the story for Mrs Smeed. Her eight-game tola was an average of jus under 280. She led even th men after Saturday's eighi game sfcien. In her total pinfall she ha games of 2fi9, 280, 293, 215, 31 351, 243, 271, 257, 221, 237, 294 241, 236, 272, alrf 183. As it wa she finished with an average o 261. Miss Plato came up wit games of 240, 200, 318, 224, 27C 200, 262, 275, 219, 259, 255, 151 226, 213, and 262. Mrs Violini rolled 233, 204, 273, 238 236, 214, 268, 236, 166, 204, 270 188, 253, 247, 298 and 243. SAILER SHARP In the handicap event Mrs Sailer had games of 231, 280 310, 216, 207, 247, 235 for total of Maria Joltuty o Lethbridge was second whil third was Rose Casavant o Pincher Creek. Stapleton on the other hand had games of 192, 233, 230, 177 2Z7, 179, 198 and 226. Allai Bettger of Lethbridge was sec ond followed by George Mabln also of the city, in third place Ah" Neuberger of Pinche Creek was fourth in the men' rolloffs with a total of on games of 230, 268, 281, 304, 248 233, 258 307 258 274 282, 23 246, 261, 211, and 248. Bill Thomas of Medicine Ha was fifth with a made up of games of 246, 209, 218, 237 251, 286, 265, 203, 321, 208, 289 257, 266, 262, 313, and 241. Bill Huculak of Pincher Creek was sixth with a to- tal five pins better than John Rempel of Lethbridge the las team member. Alternate or the team is Tom Cunningham of'Pincher Creek who Itrushet with a Bea Salmon of Lethbridge was fourth among the gals with a on games of 216, 233 285, 248, 177, 185, 220, 253, 169 338, 299, 224, 246, 198, 237 and 224. Eleanor Dorigatti was fifth at after rolling 186, 2C2 239, J95, 270, 209, 237, 213 281 245 228, 285, 226 209 187 and 256. Louise Plato of Medicine Hat was sixth at followed by Sandra Westing of the city at The alternate is Lil Fach of Medicine Hat, who had a A coach and manager were named Sunday to accompany ;he team to Saskatoon. Len Herring was named coach while Frank Winchester will iiandle the duties of manager. Vlacliacek wins zone finals The Gregory Machacek rink o[ jethbridge captured top honors n the District 2 Schoolboy Curi- ng play-downs held in Milk River Saturday. The Machacek rink represent- ng the Lethbridge Collegiate nstitutc included lead, Dave lowc, second, Ken Nakagama, bird Dan Cutforth and skip, Jncbflcck. In the one-day event, Tom luellor of Milk River dumped lick Ikcbiichl of Piclurc Butle the "B" final, but couldn't match Machacck's rink in the A-B" fJjiaL ANDY CAPP THINK OF ALL THE FACTS VER'B AN WITH A BOOK LIKE THIS _ VEE'B WIN TWICE MANY C ARGUMENTS WITH'VER Native Sons split pair The LeShbridge Y's Men's Native Sous had to settle for a split in games this weekend as they hosted Red Deer Chiefs in a pair of exhibition games to mam the end of Minor Hock- ey Week. Saturday evening the locals won 5-4 in a close-fought en- counter. Red Deer turned the tables Sunday with an 7-4 ver- dict. Gerry Veres slammed m two' goals Saturday night to pace the win. Singles went to Brian Maxwell, Ken Hanunerstedt and Ross Walker. Ron Pollut- nik, and Brian Pollock had one goal each for Red Deer after Stu Weidenhammer gave the visitors their first two goals. Sunday, Veres, Walker, Fred Hbrtarth and Randy Jpvenazzo accounted for the Native Sons goals.Phil Jensen packed up a trio of 'markers for Red Deer. Pollutnik chipped in with a pair while solo efforts when to Ran- dy Merenick and Irvine Bowles. In a fun-filled Moms vs Dads gome the two clubs battled to a standstill although the Dads claimed victory. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR Cal. Couga Red Deer Cal. Canucks LilhbrlOgi Leafs Srumheller Edm. Movers W L T F A Ph. 27 7 T 167 J? It 12 5! IS 11 14 31 11 24 9 24 0 508 111 1 MJ 1S7 114< us a 1 144 IBS 0 126 228 22 2 131 139 20 NATIONAL LEAOUE Easl Division W L T F Boston New York Montreal 'oronlo Detroit Vancouver Bofrjlo Chicago I Loui! 'hila. 'lllsbursh Los Angclei i 199 13! 76 I 211 10? 70 B 181 133 62 1 134 140 50 i 156 111 SO S 117 158 33 34 31 9 27 13 20 20 21 21 14 28 JO !t 12 131 3Z Weil Dlvlllon 31 10 S 114 It 73 8 13! 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Si tanlleld, B........... 13 41 54 Perreaull, Bui.......... 20 32 52 HOCKEY SCORES UNDAY National Minnesota 1 New York 1 allfornla 2 Vancouver 0 ioston 5 St. Loui! 2 Los AnQeles 2 Buffalo 2 Philadelphia J Pittsburgh t hlcago 4 Detroit 2 American leveland 5 Hershey 4 Nova Scotia 3 Boslon 1 Inclnnali 3 Tidewater 1 rovldence 5 Richmond 3 prlngfleld 8 Rochester 5 Wetlern enver 4 Seatlle 3 an Diego 4 Phoenix 1 ill Lake 6 Portland 4 central ma'ia f Dallas 4 Eastern reensbord 5 St. Petersburg 2 7 New Haven 5 3 Long Island 1 ohnslown 5 Clinton 0 Prairie 7 Region 3 Western Internallnal ranbrook 5 Nelson 3 Manitoba Junior jphin 2 Winnipeg 1 James 12 Kenora 0 elkirk 9 Portage 7 Boniface B West Klldonan 7 Saskatchewan Junior jina Pats 7 Eslevan 4 Western Canada in Flon 4 Winnipeg 3 egina 11 Vancouver 2 edicine Hal 11 New Westmlnsler 4 askalcon 2 Edmonton I Alberta Junior Drumheiler 5 Calgary Canucks 3 Edmonton Movers 3 Lelrtorldflff t Calgary Cougars 3 Red Deer 2 SATURDAY Natlonil Boston 4 Philadelphia 2 Montreal 4 St. Louis o Los Angeles 4 Detroit 4 Vancouver 5 Toronto 3 Chicago 4 Pittsburgh 2 Minnesota 4 New York f American Cleveland 4 Rochester 2 Baltimore 2 Hershey 2 SprlnglfeW 4 Richmond 7 Tidewater 3 Cincinnati 2 Central Tulsa 3 Oklahoma city 1 Fort Worth S Omaha 3 Dallas 3 Kansas city 3 western Phoenix 7 Seattle 3 Easrtrn Roanoke 4 Johnstown 4 Greensboro 4 charlotte 3 Clinton 6 Syracuse 4 Long Island 2 New Jersey saikafcnewan Junior Weyburn 7 Prince Albert 1 Humboldt 9 Refllna Foxes 3 Weitern Canada Flln Flon 1 Winnipeg Albena Junior Lethbridge 2 Edmonton Maple Leifi 1 PRO BASKETBALL NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L Pet. 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