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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Matuszak ATo. I Colts happy Oilers first NEW YORK (AP) Houston Oilers couldn't "un-oad" tlieir No. 1 draft pick, so they used it to start a trend. And when they did. Balumore Colts sighed with relief. The Oilers, who had tried CFL owners to wait By THE CANADIAN PRESS Most of tie Canadian FcotbaU League general msnasers ard coaches intent on wooing V.S. college players to Canada looked philosophically on the National Foolball League draft Tuesday. Aluic'jeh several names o n the negotiating lists of the nine CFL clubs went in trie first two or three rounds, making them prime candidates in caidi on vrith some NFL clubs, not all Canadian teams dis- couraged. ''1 can't really say anything about it now." Montreal GM J. I. Albrecbt said Tuesday night after learning three players on the Aioue'te list were claimed early. One was Heismann Trophy winner, wid? receiver Johnny Rodsers of Nebraska, claimed by San Diego Chargers. The other two. coma-back Jackie Wallace of Alabama and Ne- braska's V.'Ulie Harper, a line- backer. weT picked by Min- nesota Vikings ard San Fran- cisco '49frs respectively. Rodcers in the first round, "Wallace the second and Harper the third. WAITING GAME "We'll see after Wednesday's last eight rounds.1' Albrecbt acVed. Earner he said the Als' cuar- tevbactung situation ''isn't as cr. leal a? some critics thini i; is" Toronto Arcos made John Matiiszak of Tampa University, a 6-foot-T 275-DOund offensive lineman, their No. 1 choice. So did Houston Oilers, who had first choice. Thereby din- irung Toronto chances of getting the huge linemen. Ottawa Rough who claim to be getting their ir.jney's morJi in Q-jErterback Rack Cassata, nevertheless had t'vee or, rteir h'st. All three went Ln the first 37 play- er? selected Tuesday. On? Louisiana State's Bert Jones, was selected in the first round by Baltimore Colts a? support for Marry Domres. Gary- Huff of Florida State and Ron Ja-.vorski of Youngstown were the other quarter- backs by Both wen: in the second round. FrarJi Clr.-r. genera] rnanaeer. said Tuesdriv nisht tha: chances of simirs; Jones. No. Li ir.e draft se'ecrion be- hind Mctusijk. were "si'm" but ihst there wss stiU ilie possi- ;o Ot- tawa ''because of the extra ben- available." later creroienlod ]ust have to si; back and see whst happen? and wait for the whole drift.'1 JAUCH MUM Ray Jauch, Edmonton Es- kimo coach, said "obviously some of L-iera" were on the Ed- But ho's not saving who. "Tr-p lift rfr.nfo.' obviously and if ve en CHIT '.YiTV? p'nymg else. "ell. Winnipeg; GM E.'rl Lunsford admitted he '-vas looking for someone ''to take the heat off i Mack' Herrori." But he didn't expect to heir from the players si Winrjpoji's list laler. Wedn.tdciy, Januory 31, 1973 THE tSTHtHICSE HERALD 7 Play opens Friday Queens host eight teams vainly for weeks to swap their prime choice ic Tuesdav's Na- tional Football League draft in exchange for a few proven vet- 1 erans, began this big Year of I the Linemen by grabbing one of the biggest. Tampa's defensive end John Matuszak. Across the cavernous ball- room of the Americana Hotel, representatives of the Colts srxX'e excitedly into h e J r phone. They had been afraid their choice might also be Hous- it hadn't been. On the other end of the line, general manager Joe Thomas, bad; in Baltimore, gave the or- der and the men at the table risiming quarter- teck Bert Jones of Louisiana j State. Jones was the only quarter- back picked until selection No. 33, when Los Angeles Rams used their second-round slo: to take Yoimgstown's Ron Ja- 'worski. Long before then, tie trend for this Bret day had been It ended 11 .hours. 29 min- ules and 182 players later. EAGLES FOLLOW SUIT Third to pick in the first of ________________________________________________________ Tuesday's seven rounds was i Philadelphia, and the Eagles re- i 'Eumed UKbehemoth parade by LeGrandeiir s records fall taking onensive tackle Jerry; Siseraore of Texas. New Eng- I land Patriots and St. Louis Car- I dinals followed th? Pciri-1 ots going for gusrd John Hen- nah of Alabama and the Cardi- nals hauling in Dave BiC2 of Purdue. I The draft resumed today at 10 Tee Lethbridge Collegiate In- stitute Clipper Queens are pre- paring themselves for the third annual LCI Girl's Inritati'jna! Basketball Tournament ready (o get under rra.v this weekend. Eight teams mil participate in ihe affair officially opras with fwrr games Friday and concludes with EK more Saturday. Teams involved in the 1S73 tourney v.ill be Grande Praine. Edmonton Ed- Tnonton Xarier. Calgary SL Francis. Cranbrook Mount Bai- er. Invennere. B.C.. Lethbridge Cathoh'c Central and tie host Clipper Queans. Invermere srxi Grande Prair- ie wiil gel the even rowing vith a 4 p.m. match Friday will be by a p.m. encxmnier between Cath- c'.ic Central and Host tourney i ne LCI Clipper will ploy host to a girls' high schcol basketball tournament at the Collegiate this Friday and Sclurday. Out to keep their 12-0 record this year in- Toct will bt. Iff) to right, Debbi- Borzel, Les Liijo, Sue Gash, Sandra Knight and Connie Frouws. In tn5 cenire is coach Irene Kario. (Rick Ervin photo) Falcons shatter scoring records rounds. RED DEER (Special) Mem- bers of a record a.m. EST for the dispensing of from the Drumhell' the remaining 2W players in 10 occupy top three the Alberta Junior Hockey League scoring race according to released Tuesday. A 22-point outburst in his last seven games has pushed Ryan Tee nigai games are en tap (cr 7 p.m. and p.m. with Crarbrook and Edmorton SrraThcona in ihe first rlt and the Clipper Queens Calga-T action in the second. Saturday games will be stag- ed at 9 a.m.. a.m., p.m.. 3 p.m.. T.p.m. for the con- solation final and p.m. for tbe championship Meanwhile the host Clipper Queens would have to be con- sidered tbe tourney faroriies once again. In tie past fwo eveuti. fie 'reigning Alberta junior ladies' champions. We Cranbroot Troian- e'.ies will also be a big threat lo the Clipper Queens. They are tbe current Javor- i'.e; in their zone tins season and are eipeeied to advance to the provincial finals. A mixture of veteran? end rookies will be the big assel. Calgar.' St. Francis Bro-ras uill bring an eraerienced club to Leihbridge hoping to become 'the new champions. Tne Browns, who sport e 7-0 record is exhibition aad league play, are expected to provide lots cf solid basketball ac- tion with four QiTi stringers re- from las; year's squad. Three other teams, ihe Ed- monton S'.ra'.hconi Lords. In- vennere and Lbe Ed- rnon'-on Rans could surprise anyone 01 the clubs. The Lords sre considered tbe dark-horse oi tie rsro-oay event the Lakenec and Kams are libelled a; ihe spoiiers. Trophy from Nebraska whose 173 pounds were considered too few to make him a solid pro. was overlooked until San Diego Chargers took him. the VTecker. last year's champion. last player to go in the first into first place pas: team- i round- i mate Ken Nelson. lack of also a factor in keeping Rod- DrumheHer pair arc the gers' team-mate, middle guard only players in league history points a -2503' Tne Rich Glover, from being gob- 10 sccre more bled up quickly. Not until choice No. 69 came around did New York Giants Lake the 334- lvas 93 centre Darrell Knibbs pound winner of ih e OtiUscd of the Lethbridge Sugar Kings and Lombard! trophies, emble- matic of college football's pre- mier lineman. ARGOS IUD LOOK in 1553-69. Wecker's pont to'.al i- a record for t.Ts while Nelson's 109 easily shatters tbe former mark for 1 Matuszak. on the negotiation lefiwmsers of 73. set bv Jerrr list of the Canadian Football r V, League's Toronto Argonauts, of Leibndge, also has no such proiiems. His 6- i Eem-bndge, the third like to get paid whatever. member FalcoQ5' No. 1 gets paid, whatever that unit who ranks third is." be said. with 64 points, has also estab- 1 Whatever that is. it'll be de- a new record for riaht- cided in part by Bob Woolf, the wingers, breaking the previous Bcston lawyer w-ho represents mark of 79 set in 196SHJ? fay numerous athletes and nego- Zuk o; Red Deer Rusi- tiated the lucrative contract krs. siened by last year's No. 1, Bui- faio Bills' Wait Palulski. F-eS of Red Deer Tne Clipper Queens are the McPhee rjrreni uroiincial "A" girl's Sugar Kng marksmen were champions, i boDor Brent McCracken in the iirst the_ h Mi three times in penod and Chalmers, Darrell Zapummk and Dave Litchf.eld in the Q Dan Milton, th Sugar Kings' should and second srar in the game, stopped 32 shots while Miie Priesze- c: ih. Canucks came up with S4 saves. Tne visitors got tbe nod on 14 penalties including two ma- r repeat as the tourney ons c at hoi Ic Central Kittens. .j.- local have full on the week- Coach. Mike Slavic- 1? under rebuilding year with only four players from last Iri tbfir orJr touTnsme-ri this year, the Medicine Hat Invita- tional, the Kittens placed sec- to McPbee. Tne hot-headed Canary winger took his lumps then McCracken before taking an early shower. S-jgr- Kings sr? s! borne twice this weekend as they host stih'est competition tie Calgary Saturday night at nipper Queens will "face on the at Henderson Ice Cer.tre and weekend wiU bs the Grande Red Deer Sunday at seven. Prairie Ceinahs. W e c k e r of DrunmeHer In tbe pas: two years tbe d a eoaJ-scor- have imbued from "C" Gals set to start Friday Just a veer the section of the Lethbridce Curl- ing Club staged its 25Lh ami- versair bonsptel. Nor the local gals are on their way to an- other 25th anniversary. Commencing Friday moraing at eight o'clock. 43 rinks will open play in the 26th edition oi the tromei's open bonspisi. Local rinks fill half of ths ecxries vhiie four- somes, from various psns oi southern Alberta, wiB fill the remaiiiing 24 ranges Tee gals vil! do battle for top hoDors in five eveais as well 35 nraiw aggregates. Tnis year's are ihe number T. Eston. mcnber two Hoyi Hardware, number three Slew ATI'S Ladies Wear, number four S. S. Kresge and Lbe number five Lethbridge Hotelmen. in aggre- gaie is sponsored by Acme Dis- Falcons ir.g record in the Alberts Junior hockey League Tuesday night but his club dropped a 7-5 de- cision to Rsd Deer Rustlers. have to "A" calibre basketball. Two years ago they captured tre provincial "C" girl's title a H-0 record and last VTe-cker notched one goal, his finished "B" level play 5Sh. erasing the record he se; a Drumielier Reg breaks the Drtimheller dom- iratioa, ranHr.g fourth 83 six mere than Derek CAPRI BOWL "It's exciting sure, but it also gives you a funny said Matuszai in Tampa. "I'm really excited it's been the longest wail.'' Then Uie phone rang. It was Bill Peterson, calling from Houston. "I'll do everything I can to lire share tbe lead assists, each with 55. Bowling scores of The Pass Red Derils E'oschuk pi the Cal- gary Chucks. Wcc'ser leads h goals while three members of the Drum- in Y6C RANTAM BOYi "A" Division mi lasi season, bu: failed 2-1 and M by periods as the Red Deer scoring wss shared by seven players. Earry Lassiter. Doug Lind- skog. Dale Bingham. Terry Wit- tchea. Ron Joei. Reg Kinch and Gres Scott tallied for the Rus- t'.ers. who !0 o: ;9 pen- two TTV.S yesr they have won Eair-.es including an easy 66-2 victory over the Grande Prairie Clubs, who are the seoi-iinak LT the Ihrw- day affair go a: o'cicxx the finals a; three. OPENING DRAW vi V. j. Le-Myiaie vs D. C'.E-rrr- ;s V; :cV( Ur.'z FE'lss Mev 311. A-r YBC SCHOOLS Don Siephenson of Red Deer justify your faith in me." he told the Oilers' coach, who to aired pickine No. 1 again next year by building a a ccmfonake lead in team capable of avoiding a sea- goaUending depanmcnt with a 5.M average. Ron Burgess of Calgary is runner-up at 3.P6 and Mike Priesmer o: son like the 1-13 disaster it suf- fered through in 1972. Wmle the ColLv representa- tives were bubbling over the i availability of Jones, one mem- ber of the party at the team table was more than dismayed. "I'm shocked.1' said Marty Domres. who had taken over the Canucks leads in shutouts wiih tv> c. Lo'..bbridge defence-man Ron W e i 1 a n d continues as the lejruc's with K9 mint-tes. 16 more than CIVIL SERVICE Baltimore's quarterbackin.c rpaminsie Cle'i'jin. Tiie chores from Johnny Vniias and Sug.tr Kinzs arc the mosl pen- now finds himself wiih a chal- alized team wiih minutes lenge. "I figured we'd go for a in W samcs while The Pass defensive lineman Rcd Devils have drawn the few- "But I'm still the No. 1 quar- penalty rn'jiutes. 939 in 4-i terback." otitinEs. B4NTftM GIRLS s'a'l La- -a STA- U-. JUNIORS AND SESIQRS YOUMG ADULTS allies. mziors. Ker. Nelson scored two soaJs !B- Dru-nhelle-. Barry Bern- bridge and Fred H'jciil added Res; Friskeu of DrurpJiei'.er Blocked 33 and Don o: Der blocked 2S. CiLGiSY 7 LETHBRIDGE I REGINA rcpi Anrelo o: MW.5'S in ihe Canadian Football LeaEue is over, but he j5r.-t finished ialkme abou; Lbe trisss vs 5. i.m. Li. "-DL'aer, '-I W. K. i-'s --J--E-. L. LE'I- Mosca. who retired after help- ing Hamilton Tiser-Cats whip Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 3P72 Cin. let loose with scr.ie verbal barbs at the league during a speech here Mond.-y nirht and an anDear- ance on radio CKCK. C-JC1.. BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED UP UNTIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5th, 1973 FOR A 1963 FORD GALAXIE CONVERTIBLE 10sc deposit required. Financing mov bfi arra-ged. H'ghest or any bid not necrSra-ily Tc view tar Contort ROBERT KOIESAR cl- ST. PATRICKS SAVINGS AND CREDIT UNION LTD. 302 STREET S. 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