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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Junt T, 1971 THI LITHKIDCE HBAIB II Wilma Winter steps down us coach of hoop club Glen Alexander takes over female Pronghorns By LLOYD YAMAC1SHI Herald Snorts Writer University of Lclh bridge Pronghorns women's basketball team will have a new coach for the 1972-73 season. Wilma Winter, who has guid- ed the Pronghorns since 1909 in the now dclunct Western Can- ada Inter-Collegiate Allilet I c i Ing stint, Winter hifih lighted Associations Wpmens' Basket- ball League, relinquished coach- ing duties as of Wednesday. Winter has assumed duties outside the area of athletics and will be the new Recrea- tional Services Director at tho university. During her three-year coach- NAMED COACH Glen Alexander will handle the coaching dulTes for tho University of Lethbridge Prong- horns women's basketball team. Palmer knows her coaching career by carry- ing the Pronghorns to the 1970 Canadian Junior Womens' basketball championship title. 11 was also announced that Glen Alexander will re p 1 a c e Winter as coach of the Prong' horns for the 1972-73 season. Alexander was raised In Lelh- bridge and attended the Leth- bridge Collegiate Institute where he started his basketball career. In 196S, he was a key player on the Rams' squad that cap- tured the provincial champion- ship title. The following year, Alexander toiled with the Lethbridge Jun- ior College Kodiaks and was considered as one of their out- standing players. In contimung his education, Alexander entered the Univer- sity of Calgary and became one of the top guards for (lie Dino- saurs. In his final year with the Dinosaurs, he was selected as the team captain and was also named an all-star in the Tri- University Classic. For the past three years, has been teaching at Winston Churchill High School and has acted as the senior girls' bas- ketball coach as well. In has last two years of coaching, Alexander captured the provincial "B" .girls' bas- ketball championship once and reached the finals the other time. Alexander was most pleased when asked to handle the Pronghorns this season. "After winning the provincial title last year, I decided I wanted something a little more challenging and what could bo more challenging than coach- ing at the university commented Alexander. "At this level the girls play International rules and it'll lake a littla time to ho acided. The Pronghorns will partici- pate in the newly formed Can- ada West University Athletic Association Basketball League this year. The university's athletic di- rector, Gary Bowie, was most pleased when Alexander ac- BEAT'S ME WHAT K3U EVER SAW IN -fOU WERE' VOUVDU.bNT WANT T' SW3P ME.THEN? BE "SATISFIED IF I COULd JUST SUE IF' BREACH OF :K i Experts baffled by 14-year old Has not signed ivith any club CHARLOTTE, N.C. CAP) He's a middle-aged man wear- ing glasses. There's a history of bursitles and a hint of a roll around the middle. His hair is turning gray and thinning. But Arnold Palmer, eight years past his last major triumph and a non-winner this season, still ranks as pro golf's most dynamic performer, its greatest gate attraction and a threat for a title every lime he plays. "I know I can still win. I wouldn't be here if I didn't think the fiercely competi- tive Palmer said before starting the first round In the Kemper open golf tournament today. Although he has yet to notch his first title of the season, the 42-year-old Palmer ranked high among the favorites In the strong field arrayed for this 72 hole event. "My man hits It as good as ever a y b e said Palmer's long time touring caddy, Creamy Carolan. "Oh, he has some putting troubles sometimes, but so does everybody." Harrison denies reports TORONTO (CP) Centre, Jim Harrison of Toronto Maple Leafs said Wednesday night he has not signed to play wilh Ed- monton Oil Kings of the new World Hockey Association. Harrison, the most consistent of tlie Leaf centres during last National Hockey League season, was commenting on a report made by former leam-maie Brad Selwood in Windsor, Onl., Tuesday night that he had signed with the WIIA. 'I definilely haven't signed a contract said Harri- son. "The Edmonton offer is in the hands of my lawyer." Harrison is represented In his cepted the coaching duties. "I know of Glen's playing and coaching abilities and know he'll do an excellent job lor said Bowie. "We're looking for a good season and with Glen on tha bench I fell have a club Just as strong as he added. The Pronghorns who finished third in league play last year are planning- to become top contenders again this season and Alexander will definilely be an asset. Art Dorigatti scores au ace One of the happiest golfers in Lethbridge today is Art Dorigatti. Wednesday afternoon, play- Ing in a foursome with Arl Neudorf, Art deGraf and Jim Shigehiro, Dorigatti canned his 'ee shot on the par three, 125-yard eighth hole. Dorigatti finished the 18 holes with a 78 after using an eight- iron to sink his dream shot. IN STOCK NOW! OVER 100 CCM ADULT BICYCLES CCM GALAX1E SINGLE SPEED Men's and Ladies' 74.95 CCM GRAND SPORTS 5 SPEEDS Men's and Ladies' AU bicyclst are properly assembled, let-up and equipped with a klckitand and serviced with a 90- day free adjustment policy and a 6 month parts and labor warranty. CCM -3ALAXIE SPORTS 3 SPEEDS Men'i nnd Ladies' 84.95 CCM GRAND TOURING DELUXE 3 SPEEDS and iadiei' I 10.95 EASY TERMS CCM GRAND SPORTS 10 SPEEDS Men's and Ladict' 110.00 EASY TERMS 10 SPEED BICYCLES 99 By CCM, Pcugeot, Raleigh, Ballacehia anrf Gitane. low ai .95 JUST ARRIVED 75 Peugeots At lew e> 112 .95 BERT MACS CYCLE LTD- "By fat i. Alberta'j Largest Cyclo Dealtr" 913 3rd S. Phono 3Z7-32J1 ClOSED MONDAY OPEN DAHY o.m. Id p.m.) Thursday and Friday n.m. to p.m. OPEN A TOTAl OF HOURS A WEEK TO SERVE YOU. hockey negotiations by Philadel- phia lawyer Howard Casper. "I've had an excellent meet- ing with the Leafs. As for that thing about inconsistency, they've been saying that ever since I got here. "I mean, when it comes to contract limes it's expected I'll say good things about myself and they'll say bad things. "In our meeting (with To- ronto) I told them I had this offer from the WHA and they agreed it. was a heck of a deal. We sat around and chewed the fat and exchanged figures Harrison admitted he'd prefer slaying with the Leafs but "I want to be sure I fit into their plans." He would not confirm, how- ever, he was seeking a no-trado clause in his contract talks with the Leafs. Selwood, a promising defence- man in his early performances with Toronto, remains the only Toronto player to sign with a WIIA team. He was signed by New Eng- land Whalers during the recent NHL playoffs. Selwood said In the Windsor Interview that several Toronto players were on the verge of jumping to the WHA, includuij Dave Keon, Norm Ullman, PauT Henderson, Brian Glennie and Rick Ley. Keon said Wednesday his rep- resentative, Mike Elik, hac seen communicating with Doug Michel of Ottawa Nationals, Bu Elik also had been talking will Toronto management. "I have nothing to say abou said the Leaf captain. "1'v always considered my contract, and negotiations to be a private matter." LetliLridge Slake plans tourney The Lethbridge Stake of th LDS church will stage a go! golf tournament this weeken in Waterton. An 18-hole even, with the ex ception of a 27-hole champion- ship flight, the affair is a four stake tourney. It is not restricted wholly 1 church members and is open I women as well as junior anc senior men. BRUINS INK BUCYK BOSTON (AP) Bosto Bruins have signed vetera Johnny Bucyk to a one yea National Hockey League con tract. SANDWICH, England