Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
HO THE IETHBRIDGE HERA1D Thunday, March 1, 1973 champion looks like good bet to win Cranston moves up, so do others BRATISLAVA, Czech- [Slovakia (CP) Defending (rorld. champion Aiulrcj Nepela cf Czechoslovakia today won the- gold medal in the com- pulsory figures at the world skating championships here. Nepela completed the three figures, displaying perfect pre- cision and bafance, to score a total of 119.2 points out of a pos- sible 162. Russian champion Sergey Chetvcnikhin had 111.7 points and East German ace Jan Hoffman 109.2. Canadian champion Toller Cranston of Toronto placed sixth with a total score 101.2, his highest-cver placing in fig- ures at world championship level. "I feel I've improved on last year not only posit ion- wise but also the 23- year-old Cranston said. "But there again I think the oilier skaters have as well. All 1 can say at this stage is that I'm very much looking forward to the free skate. With the completion of the compulsory figures, the skaters face the compulsory short pro- gram Friday under the new structure of individual skating. The recently-introduced short program involves a two min- ute skate which must include six moves. The Bratislava cliampionsliips are the first to incorporate world skating level a Ii0-40 points system in favor of free skating. This system could benefit Cranston, Canadian team man- ager Charlie Dover said after (he compulsory figures had been completed. lion Shavsv o( Cambridge, Ont., and Bob Ru- bens of Toronto should also be able to pull up a couple of places through this set-up. Cranston had 58.5 ordinals. He was placed behind the American on the basis of ma- Season is for real, ayers ions in MIAMI (AP) With (he most freedom they've ever had guaranteed in a new three-year contract, major league baseball players checked inlo training eamps tc.lav in Florida, Ari- zona and California for the start of spring training. What lillie doubt there was that the players would accept the contract negotiated for them by Marvin Miller ended Wednesday when player repre- sentatives gave unanimous sup- port to the contract. Only simple majority approval now is needed from all major league players. Players years in the majors won the right to call in a professional arbitrator when an impasse is with two or more PRICES EFFECTIVE SAT., MAR. 3rd ONLY reached with owners on sala- ries, starting in 1974. The contract also gives them the right to refuse demotion to the minor leagues after live years in the majors ami refuse to be traded or sold after 10 years in the majors, the last five Ihe same club. And, according to Milter, ex- ecutive director o' the players' association, the agreement was reached Sunday without the ill will surrounding last year's con- tract talks. Players pulled out of training camps last year until negotia- tions were completed and de- layed the start of the regular season for 13 days. The owners, who still have to give final approval to the work of their negotiators, also in- the minimum salary from to for this season and 1974 and to in 1975, and uppcd the min- imum World Series winners hare from to The contract also gives re- tired players what Miller said mounted to a 20 per-cent in- ease in pension payments, costing the monthly amount to 36 for each of their first 10 ears in the majors and for ach of the second 10 years. Miller said the players ropped plans on Feb. 16 to ght for a free agent status and bolishment of the controversial "serve clause which binds a layer to the team. HEAVY BARREL .243 Reg. 318.os SAFARI GRADE .270 Rog 3M1, SAFARI GRADE .375 MAG. Re9 SAFARI GRADE 7 mm. MAG. 22 SAFARI GRADE 300 WINCHESTER MAG. SAFARI GRADE 30.06 RD3 AUTO LOADER 12 Gauge ;i Reg. 188.95 AUTO LOADER t 20 Gauge Reg. 18895 f AUTO LOADER 12 gauge Vent Rib Reg. 218.95 12 GAUGE Reg. 245.00 USED RIFLES t, i AND SHOTGUNS J only NEW HUSQUAVARNA Oft 245.00............ 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In last night's contest, Ber- nie Syrenne led Ihe Elks with four-goal performance while led Osmond chipped in with a lat-trick. Singles came off the sticks of Mark Baldry, Hick Collier, Mike Boychuk and Kevin Keith. Vic Wall, Barry PYieson and Terry Kress scored two goals each for the Hornets while Doug Oidand and Randy Kress add- ed singles. _The Hornets also picked up six of 11 minor penalties c while the Elks, who trailed 74 after the second period, were handed the lone two majors. More sport 011 page 12 jority rule by lha nine-member judging panel. Shaver was 12th in tire com- pulsories with 93.5 ordinals and 95.70 points and Rubens 19th with 167.5 ordinals and 89.60 points. Jolm Curry of Britain finished fourth with 37 ordinals and 106.70 points. U.S. champ Gordon McKcllen Jr. cf Lake Placid, N.Y., made his best compulsory showing in three world championslu'ps with fifth ordinals and 100.70 points. Vancouver's Karen Magnus- sen, 20, won Lhe compulsory free skating section of the women's singles event Wednes- day to take a big lead over ri- val Janet Lynn of the United States who Jell twice during her performance. Miss Magnusseu was ex- pected to clinch her first world title after the free skating sec- tion today in which Miss Lynn was given little chance of clos- ing the gap. Meanwhile, Canadian men's champion Toller Cranston of Toronto today stalls the com- pulsory figures section of the men's singles event. Miss Magmissen all but clinched her victory Wednesday when she was placed first by seven of the nine judges for a score of 11 ordinals and 73.04 points. Miss Lynn placed lltli with 91 ordinals and 72.65 points but remained a distant second over-aii. TWO OTHERS OUT Cathy Leo Irwin of Toronto and 16-year-old Lynn Night- ingale of Ottawa vrere both out of the running despite turning in impressive short compulsory skates Wednesday. Miss Nightingale placed fourth Wednesday but remained 15th over-all while Miss Invin placed 13th and was llth over- all. Taking to the ice today along with Cranston were Ron Shaver of Gait, Ont., and Robert Ru- bens of Toronto. "I hope the judges won't look too closely at my Cranston had said. "Se- riously though, if I can keep up with the leaders, I think I'll be in the running for a good over- all placing after the free skate, maybe even a medal." C a n a d a' s dance couples, Barry and Louise Soper of Van- couver and Barbara Berezowski and David Porter of Toronto will be faced with the com- pulsory pattern dance in to- day's program. The couples placed ninth and 14th respectively after WedncS' day's two compulsory dances but now stand little chance o: improving their placings by more than erne position. While the championships con tinue at a hectic pace, Wednes day's pairs competition will un doubtedly remain a highlight. RUSSIANS CROWNED The Soviet pair of Irina Rod- nina and Alexander Zaitsev wrcn the goW medal and were crowned world chsmpions after completing then- rreeskate. with- out music following a mix-up ui Costly tumble Blonde, 19-year-old Janet Lynn of the United States, begins 1o pick herself up after the first of two falls Wednesday in tho world figure skating championships. The two falls left Miss Lynn well behind Canada's Karen Magnussen in tho baltlo for the gold medal. tilts for 26 points Jabbar sparks Bucks the sound room. A break-down of music has never before happened at this level of competition and while the Soviets were within the rules to skate on unaccompa- nied, officials hero expressed deep regret over the mishap. "We apologise for this un- lortunate a spokes- man for Ihe organizing com- mittee of (he championships said. The Soviet pair chose to be marked on their original per- formance despite the offer of a re-skate. Toronto's Val and Sandra Bezic finished sixth in the pairs competition, moving up from eighth place last year. Marian Murray of Vancouver and Glenn Moore cf Salmon Arm, B.C., finished ninth in their first trip to the world champion- ships. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Milwaukee's Kareem Abdul- Jabbar scored 26 points and led the Bucks to a 124-110 National Basketball Association victory over Seattle SunerSonics Wednesday night. Tha Bucks also received 24 points from Bob Dandridge and Curtis Perry and Lucius Allen botH added 21. Perry, who had missed 10 games with a badly sprained uiikle and returned to action Sunday, led Ills Bucks rebounds with 13. In other NBA action, Phila- delphia beat Baltimore 102-96, Boston edged Golden State 118- 111 and Kansas City-Omaha edged Phoenix 109-107. The SuperSonics opened a four-point lead in Ihe third pe- riod before the Bucks pulled ahead to slay at 86-84 on two Oscar Robertson baskets with a minute remaining. iieer Haywood of Seattli led both clubs with U6 points. Don May and Fred Cartel scored clutch baskets in the fi nal period and helped Phila delphia defeat the Bullets. May scored 11 of his 15 points anc Carter collected eight of tlic last 10 Philadelphia points in the final period. Don Chancy ef Boston, play ing both as a guard and a to- ward, had a career high 3 points in leading the Celts ove the Warriors. The Celtics, wlio lead 54-51 a the half, had their lead nar rowed to 90-84 in the first min- ute of the quarter, but John Havlicek came off the bench and sparked the Cells to victory. ANDY CAPP AVE A MUCH MORE TWE THAN MEM -THERE'S SOWANYTHNGS AN'tON'TLETTHAT >CLU3MAM KNOW 'IS RSPJTATlON- ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Eait DiYlslQi Chicago Phlla. Minnesota 5r. Louis Pi Its burg fi Atlanta Los Ang. Calif. 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In last night's contest, Brian Murkin and Bob Boswell scor- ed two goals apiece in leading the Miners' attack. .Teammates Bob Reid, Jerry Heck and Ken IlahmierstcU chipped in with singles while Dennis Oherg and Dave Ball replied for the Bottlers. The Bottlers were also assess- ed five of the eight minor pen- alties called in the match, "HEY KIDS" WIN BICYCLES AND OTHER PRIZES AT THE ALL KIDS NIGHT HENDERSON ICE CENTRE SAT., MARCH 3rd p.m. LETHBRIDGE Y'l MEN NATIVE SONS TABER PALACE PATS Pfck up your FREE tickcls a) the following merchants TIFFEN DAIRY FARMS m Box 965, McNally JOYCE IOU LENDRUM Concessionaires YORK HOTEL 3 Avo. 13 St. N. BENJAMIN CLEANERS i TAILORS 317 10 SI. S. CENTRAL ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS 124 North Mnyor Magralh Drive EATONS, letlibrldge A Ave. 6 St. S. LETHBRIDGE SASH t DOOR FACTORY S Ave. 4 St. S. DUCAN INDUSTRIES LTD. 443 TO SI. N. TOYOTA TRAVEt CENTRE 3516 24 Ave S. J. LUCC IMPERIAL ESSO AGENT 1611-3 Avo. S. 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