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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HERAID Wcdnelday, MaKh 1, 1972 KEY FIGURES FOR NATIVE SONS If the Uthbridge Nalive Sons of the U-thbridgo Athletic Association are to enjoy any playoff success these five players hold the key to it. From the left are, Miles Shaw, the club's leading scorer, Ken Klinkhammer, Gerry Veres, Fred Hoffarlh and Randy Joevenazzo, The Native Sons open their playoffs against Vulcan Saturday evening at Henderson Ice Centre at eight o'clock. Manitoba unbeaten after lour rounds Russians hard-pressed, edge Canadian team 3-2 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) Tile Soviet Union went inlo to- day's competition at tile World University Wiiilcr (.James with five gold medals and 10 over-all afler a noai'-porfect record of victories Thursday in which they dominated iho cross-couii- try skiing and hockey. The strong Russian hockey team facet! its toughest chal- lenge Thursday night, but held a hard-checking Canadian collegiate team lo take a S-2 victory in the closest of the fonr games played so far in the three-country triple riyimd-robin tournament. The Russians, now wilh a 3-0 record, continued their drive to what is expected to bs another gold medal. Russia won three gold medals during tile day. sweeping the field in the men's and women's Nordic cross-country events and taking a first in the Nordic com- tho second period when Alexey I ho third goal for Ihe Soviet Micliin awl Alexandra. Fedotov burst through in a two-on-one break while tlieir loam was shorthamled and Michin scored. The Canadians came right back, however, to score their first goal on a shot by Mike Qninn Uiat eluded Russian goalie Alexandra Sidclm'kov. Alexander Tioudonnov scored Union later in the second period but McDowell scored lor the Canadians less than a min- ute laler to keep the Canadians close. Bolh teams battled furiously along the boards hut the Cana- dians, seeking to average a rout Saturday, were unable to neutralize the slick passing game of the Russian team. Minor hockey The Labor Club Bees and the Lctlibridgc Juvenile Warriors were ki.ocked out of provincial playoff action last weekend but three teams still remain in tho running. The Bees were eliminated from further play dropping a bined. Japan and Czochoslova-1 sijm g.3 two-game total-goal kia were the only two other countries to win medals during the day, with a silver and a bronze in the combined, respec- tively. The Russians took the first four places in both the men's and women's cross-country scries against Vauxhall whilo the Warriors were sidelined by lied Deer. Meanwhile, the Kings and Ivethbridge Marlands will meet head on in their sec- ond game of a two-game total- goal series tonight at 6 p.m. races, led by Olympians who gt "the" Civic Centre. SASKATOON' sweepim; nclion siiook up skip Audrey Williamson after her final shot in tile fourth round of the Canadian women's curling championship Tuesday night. "1 thought at first my swee- pers had swept it said tho undefeated Brandon curler who leads the I0-rink round- robin competition with a 4-0 record after a C-5 extra-end win over Newfoundland. Fifth-round games, which started at a.m. CST today, bad defending champion Vera Pezer of Saskatchewan meeting Sharon Betieswortb of British Columbia, Lee Tohin of Quebec taking on Marie Toole of Prince Edward Island, Manitoba against Polly Beaton of Alberta, Helen Howe of Nova Scotia playing Helen Sillinan of On- tario and Sheila McLeod of New Brunswick against Sue Ann Bartlett of Newfoundland. Saskatchewan, Quebec, Al- herta and P.E.I, shared second place after four rounds with 3-1 records. Newfoundland was 2-2 while New Brunswick and B.C. were 1-3. Ontario and Nova Sco- tia were vanlcss. In other fourth-round games, Quebec defeated Ontario 9-3, Now Brunswick edged B.C. 8-7, Saskatchewan trounced Nova Scotia 0-1 and Alberta knocked P.E.f. from the undefeated list with an 8-4 win. Children injured at soccer game LONDON (Reuter) Fiftv people, mostly children' were injured when a barrier col- lapsed at Arsenal soccer stad- ium here T it c s d a y, forcing hundreds of spectators on to the field. As a m I) n a n c G attendants struggled to reach the injured, there scones renuniseent of last year's soccer crowd dis- aster when 66 people died at 'Ibrox Park in Glasgow, Scot- land, in a crush on a huge exit ramp. Angry fans complained day night about overcrowding on the exit terraces, where fans can sit games- at the IVJrth London Stadium. A capacity crowd of 03.000 at- tended the game, an English Football Association Cup replay between Arson and Derby. Only two sent to hospital. had a broken ankle, the other had chest injuries. The game was slopped while the crowd swarmed on to the field to make way for police and medical attendants to reach the injured. learner me.scmy, m umu-i-ouml action. P.E.I, n u iw> game atlrac Nova Scotia 7-4, from 11 dumped Newfoundland 8-5, the n nipped Ontario 9-7, Barlle lounced N'cw Brunswick would and Manitoba whipped a tie fo Bar Big names slill Orioles' Ily THE ASSOCIATED arc Arc tlie kids crying? Are Detroi bilk piling up? Is the boss Lo! your back? Well, quit ing. It you think you have bles, consider the problems Frank Cashen, executive l-J president of Baltimore Today is March I, the li generally accepted as tho JL1 cial opening of baseball training. If a player isn't signed by today, he's considered Baltimore Orioles have most of them esin tant who fall into take t Ruth Cashen, who .succeeded run Daiton and inherited the headache, enrolled Allan Mark Belanger ami rookie placed fielder Dan Baylor Tuesday, hut lis situation is easily the leag annually. critical in the signing con Still unhappy with terms lot of in infielders Davo Johnson, Aa Powell, Brooks Robinson, been c outfielders Don Buford, as Blair and Merv Rettenmund, are, regular performers for mate I'm CUEU.AR too." Also unsigned are slugs Mike Cuellar, one of Baltimore's four 213-gamc with rookie flash Bobby Grich and infielders Rich Coggins m Ruth's 714 Jerry The dissatisfaction Is sait price Baltimore is paying fir three straight American is m will pennants and, apparently, the gap is quite in some of to c Aaron til cases at Cuellar, for example, is press ho narrows in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the n manding a S25.000 raise to That's about staying [fircc vcar; more than Cashen lias But CuelJar is not "I'm not going to make <1 same mistake I made lo slay here in Puerto Rico I come to terms with Only six San Giants, Boston Red Sox, sota Twins, Pittsburgh Cleveland Indians and sch have complete rosters alt set three big t New York Mcts, lack has utility outfielder Don Halm, their cros.slov.-n rivals, ihe If) Sa kees, are missing only, infielder Jerry Kennoy. Los will s cliiflo Satu ty pulfiJig for which, if it would have put six rinks t place, and her rink from Labrador City forced the i c I o 5 o r than Newfoundland's extra end when the counting rock, land skip made a fine takeout "I was throwing heavy one way all night and that was the I had to throw my final and stayed with her last rock On the extra end, Newfound- la ml was lying two when Mrs. stone. I thought the girls swept Williamson drew into an open too much E: jirst. but once the house. Her shot was six inches I stone got over the hog tinej I knew it was Miss Beaton's Alberta rink gave P.E.I, rj? first defeat by stealing a poir.t on ire second j and third er.G5. then picking up Darrel Frank of Laur- three on the fiith. enthn University of Sudhury, OrA., wai 23rd in Larry Mason of the University of Cal- had captured gold and silver j medals at Sapporo, WINS WOMEN'S KACE Lubov Mcukahcheva, look th.e women's five-kilo metre race in 20 minutes 27.8 seconds. She was a Sspporo gold medallist in the women's JS-kilomctre relay team. Tha men's li-kilometre cross- country" race svas won by Fedor 26. silver medallist in this event at Sapporo. He fin- ished with a time of al- most 20 seconds ahead of coun- tryman Ivan Pro n in who had In third place was Ser- gei Savalyev with Don Gardner of the University of Calgary finished 21st in The -Marlands bumped tha Kinps G-2 in their first contest. Other teams slill making a bid for the provincial cham- pionship include the A.C.T. Ban- tam "A" Reps and the Letli- bridge Elks. The Bantam "A" Reps tan gle with Medicine Hat Cougars Saturday in their final meeting i '-Tr.Et third er.d vss our said ?.'Us Beaton. ,er Mike Strahler Tigers, who got ?h to agree to an Ruth in years (API Hank career record ggregate, signed a }ntract Tuesday i Braves. Specula- tho figure at a league high of 'But I feel like the salaries EXPORT A CANADA'S FINEST CIGARETTE probably thrco Ruth, agreed that Ihe ner- main thing, lie said, contract Tuesday, have only utility infieldcr Cesar Gu- CHAT, tierrcz unsigned. San Diego's lone holdout is in- fielder Ed and John four, but she sailed her Driggs, a first baseman, is the rock past our snot stone." only Milwaukee Brewer still un- signed. ..Tre PE couM counted five ponits or at least final Hat i gary was 2tith in GS: 2-1.5. Lome station Liihta ot Laurcntian was 27th in the Canada-Russia hockey 2ame, Sergey Kapoustin, of Ihe while the Elks remain idle until a winner is found between Red Deer and Camrose. In Bantam "B" action the Hornets and Cougars fought to a 2-2 draw after three periods of piay Thursday night. Ed Parker and Peter Novak (allied for the Hornets while Barry Hosack and Kevin Millar replied for the Cougars. Kelly Kesnan came up wilh his seventh shutout of the sea- son Tuesday as (be Ti-Cnts blanked the'Comets 30 in Mid- get league action, Terry Eraard, Mike Burla and Paul Ouelletle shared the scoring for Hie wimiers. The Eagles got two goals each from Darrcl Laidlaw and Pcicr Darjelson as they upend- ed (he Kings 52 in Bantam B. Ron Dival completed the scor- ing with a solo marker. Geoffrey Cox- accounted for bo'h goals for the Kings. explode Kings RINK GETS STRONGER i Miss Beaton, in her first na- AUanta scraped together a re- ,ional womcn-s thamnionihip S6CO.OOO TO satisfy HanK a of 10 A1. Aaron for the next three years. bcrta district titlc3i said the But now the Braves will have to j girls are getting dig douTi for some more cash to satisfy Orlando Cepeda, Ralph Soviet Union scored quickly less than three minutes into the first prriod, hut the Russians were unable to widen the lead until girls are getting g0 quite ncrvous at C.arr, Rico Carty, Cccil_Upshaw fjrst because t'hev had and rookie-cf-the-yesr Earl liarns, Joe Torre, the National League's Most Valuable Player and Vida Blue, MVP and Cy Young Award in the American League, are major holdout headaches for St. Ixmis Cardinals ?jid Oakland Athlet- ics. Pitcher Clay outfield- ers Hal McHae and Bcrnie Carbo and shortstop Dave Con- ception still haven't agreed to terms with Cincinnali Reds. AI.I.EV UNSlr.XEI) Chicago Wliitc Sox still don't have signed contracts from slugger Richie Allen, outfielder Rick Reichardt and pitcher Joe Horlen although only Horlen, re- sisting a 20-per-cent pay cut, is considered a real problem. Slugger Rusty and pitcher Carl Morton were still negotiating with Montreal Expos and Slaub, in particular, was unhappy with tho talks. He wants a three-year contract at per year but the Expos are holding fast at a year for two years. Philadelphia Phillies Willie Montancz, a 30-homor man as a played in this type of competi- tion." Mrs. Mcl.eod of Frodericton got her first win when she stole two on the 10th against B.C., as Mrs. Bettcsv.-orth of Kitimat failed to knock key counters out of the house. Western domination, which has held the East to only one championship since 10 rinks were first involved in 1961, was never more in evidence than in Tuesday's action. In eight Easl- Wcst games, the West took seven. One of the West victories, Queijec, Manitoba's win over handed the Montreal rink its first defeat. Manitoba held only a 6-5 lead after eight ends but counted four on ihe ninth to clinch the victory. Badminton site The regular session of the Civic Centre Badminton Club for this Thursday has been changed. The Lcthbridge Collegiate In- stitute will be the site of Thurs- day's workouts commencing at rookie last year isn't signed. 1 this week only. Golclsworlliy signs with North Stars MINNEAPOLIS Min- nesota North Stars of the Na- t i o n a 1 Hockey League nounced the signing Tiicsrtay oE star winger Bill Goldsworthy to a three-year contract, dealing [he fledgling Minnesota Fight ing Saints of the new rival league another setback. The North Stars also an- nounced they had beat tho Saints to U.S. Olympc defence- man Jim McElmury, a St. Paul native had played with He- mitJji State. McElmury, nlso draftctl by the Saints, signed a contract for tho rest of this season and tho next two seasons. He will be as- signed lo Cleveland Barons in the American League. The World Hockey Association Saints, who last week lost their No. 1 draft choice to an NHL team, announced earlier that Ehey liar! withdrawn their offer lo Goldsworthy to maintain "community harmony" tho North Stars. Wren Blair, North Stars gorv c-ral manager, did not divulge terms of the new contract. By THE CANADIAN PRESS Maybe Edmonton Oil Kings wanted fo show they didn't need a coach or maybe they were just angry. However, (hey scored seven unanswered goals in Ihe ttiird period lo wallop Victoria Cou- gars 12-2 in a Western Canada llockey League game Tuesday night. Coach Brian Shaw had Iwen ejected from the game at of Iho second period for disput- ing a penalty to Brian Ogilvie by throwing tho Oil Kings' slicks on Uic ice. Trainer Ron Waiters handled the team in the third period. Tn other WCIIL games Tues- day night, Regina Pats shut out New Wc-stm inst er B m ins 4-0 and Brandon Kings de- feated Saskatoon Blades 5-3, One game is scheduled tonight at Calgary Centenni- als. The lopsided win for the Oil Kings at home consolidated the club's hold on second place of the- western division of the 12- team league, Seven points be- hind leading Calgary and four points ahead of third-place New Westminster. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR Cal, Cougars Red Deer Cal. Ldhbridge Leafs J) 15 77 18 20 16 ETrirr T F A Pi! 0 237 70 0 2-ta 16J 60 2 194 56 1 743 114 41 3 318 37 2 in 219 3D o in 300 23 NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L T F A Pli 8 9 264 US 1G1 II 3 H 92 Chfcago St. i.culs Vhifa. Piirsburah Angeles 31 14 )2 239 162 77 t 203 65 36 26 147 173 rt3 13 35 15 Ii3 232 41 16 6 15J 36 DlviUan 3? la B 204 131 32 21 9 143 73 2? 33 9 172 105 S3 IE 31 15 175 233 SI 1? 32 111 51 193 tf 1? 35 9 15S 20! J7 14 Jl 7 15? 247 3? girls slftrf, HOCKEY SCORES National Detroit 8 Vancouver 1 American Rcilcn I Cleveland l Nova Scolia 5 Siirirujfierd i Cenlral Fcrt Worth 4 Kansas City J tr-fcj-national 3 1 Soy's playoffs open Thursday run from Saturday while another anight and con- The Southern Alberta "A" Boy's Basketball League play- offs ami the Southern "Ji" Roy's Basketball League play d owns will commence Thursday night and end Satur- day night. 7hc draw for the "A" Boy's- division ha.s been set with Jtayrnond Cornets and Magrath Tlnirsday nipht at 7 p.m. tho Central Cougars and LCI Jlarrur hit the floor at 0 p.m. Thfl top two loams in this tourney v.-ill represent the league in 1hc provincial finals which v.-ill be held in Edmon- ton Mnrch The Uxscrs Lite first day j of adion will meet Friday at 7 p.m. while the winners tan- gle In the championship final at 9 p.m. Tlio winner of the champion- ihip will advance to the pro- vincial finals while the loser meels wild the 7 p.m. winner for tho other provincial playoff berth Saturday at 9 p.m. Catholic Central Cougars aro considered the tourney favor- ile.s as (hey e.iplurrd Uie league pennant going undefeated through the season in ieaguo play. Sporting a 10-d record the Cougars face off wlfh the Hams- v.'ho finished tied in thkrl with the Magralh Smiths with 5-5 rocords. Kaymond Comets picked up second place in Hie league standings with a 7-3 record. Cardston Cougars ami Medi- cine Hal MoliFiv.ks complete for Ihe season nnd the Mohawks a 0-10 record to miss Ihe play- offs. The Southern Alberta "II" Hoy's Basketball playoff tour- ney i.s" a single knockout event which features the four top clulxi in their league. Action si arts Thursday at 5 p.m. Ihe second and third pJace firiishcrs opening up the three-day affair while the first arid fourlh place clubs m e e I P'riday 5 p.m. The championship match is slalwl for A-iturrtay at 7 p.m. Both tournaments .stage their games at the Civic Sports Con (re- Meanwhile the South west Girl's Basketball Conference will commence playoff action tonight with ten teams seeking the championship title in a sin- gle knockout affair. Ihe six-team league and placed Tabor .St. will meet fifth and sixth respectively. [Tabor W. K. Myers while llic L Cougars nm up a 3-7 record Picture Butto Sugar Queens I gary next weekend, face Vauxhall Vi-Queens in tho tourney openers tonight. Si. Mary's and Picture Butte will the hosts the matches tonight. Action will resume Friday at Winston Churchill when (he win ners of tonight's encounters suit up at 4 p.m, This contest will he followed by a Coaldale Pinchcr Creek game at 7 p.m. while Catholic Central Kittens meet Fort Mncleod at p.m. Playoff action continues with the final match of the niphl when tlie host Church- ill Griffins entertains Clare.s- olm. Trio semi final games will bo held at one o'clock and Saturday while the third place trophy and championship final goes at 7 p.m. and p.m. respectively. 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