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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta NO DRAWBACKS COUUD RELAX, SAFE jT WOULDN'T BE NEED THE CHALLENGE OP BEING- OUT OF WORK T' KEEP ME ON (VIE TOE'S Friday, March 3, 1972 THE IETHBRIDOE HERALD 9 White Sox don't know Where is Richie Allen? By THE CANADIAN PRESS Is Richie Allen a holdout for Chicago While Sox? General manager Stii Hoi- comb isn't exactly sure, but this much Holcomb arv.1 the White Sox know. They did not have a contract with Allen's signature on it as they prepared for to- day's baseball exhibition opener against Pittsburgh Pirates at Sarasota, Fla. And they did not have Allen eitner. "I don't know where Allen is at the said Holcomb Thursday. "We're waiting until he comes to us. It's been the history of the man that he gen- erally reports late for spring training." And, Allen's former employ- ers in Philadelphia, St. Louis Short sport GILBERT LEAPS MIAMI (AP) Sturdy Gibhy Gilbert, still on the comeback from injuries suffered in an air- plane accident earlier this year, sliced four strokes off par with a 68 and took the first round lead in the Doral-East- em open golf tournament Thurs- day. HADFIELDR CLEARED MONTREAL (CP) Clar- ence Campbell, president of Ihe National Hockey League, de- cided Thursday that "no further disciplinary action" will be taken against Vic Hadfield of New York Rangers for a Wednesday nigiit incident in- volving linesman Alan Glaspell. SHARP VANCOUVER (CP) Ron Thorsen scored 43 points Thurs- day night to lead University of British Columbia Thunderbirds into the final of the national col- legiate basketball tournament %vith a 117-84 win over Univer- sity of Windsor Lancers. Thunderbirds will meet the defending national champions, Acadia University Axemen, 84- 67 winners over McGill Univer- sity Redmen in the other semi- final game. NEW GOLF' TOUHN'EY MONTREAL (CP) A new pro-amateur tournament has been added to the Quebec Professional Golfers' Associa- tion schedule this year, it was announced Thursday. It will be Uie 36-hole North Shore Pro-Am and will carry a purse for the top profes- sional. The event will be held Aug. 4-6 at the Ste. Marguerite Golf Club, Sept-lies. and Los Angeles might add he's occasionally late for other incidentals like regular. season games. The problem does not seem to be financial. Holcomb has o verbal commitment from Al- len's Philadelphia agent for a 1972 contract, reported to be But a commitment Is not a contract. "I imagine he'll come to us when he" gets Holcomb said. MISSES 01'EN EH He was not ready for today's opener, one of three exhibitions scheduled. The others had New Ynrk Yankees playing Texas Rangers at Pompano Beach Fla., and San Diego Padre- playing Mexico City Reds a Mexico City. The absent Allen had som slar company missing from other spring training camps. Joe Torre, who had been i St. Petersburg negotiating wit St. Louis Cardinals, left town And Vida Blue's lawyer, Rober J. Gerst of Los Angeles, wa keeping the pitching prodigy ou of Oakland owner Charles C Finley's reach. Torre, who made ahou last year, is said to b shooting for Blue, who made tollin for the Athletics last year an was shooting for tli time around, is still at home i Mansfield, La., waiting for Fin ley to increase his offer Saskatchewan retains tuomeii's title Beaton had to settle for second spot SASKATOON (CP) Tlicre vas little doubt Vera Pezer's askatchewan rink was the best n the Canadian Women's curi- ng championship. The oilier ight rinks agreed. "They Iiad the said kip Lee Tobin of Quebec who inished fourth Thursday in (he 2th annual round-robin compe- ilion with a 6-3 record. 'There was no doubt about it, Saskatchewan is the best." The Saskatoon rink proved It Thursday with a convinc- ing 9-3 win over Helen Sillman of Ontario to wrap up its second straight national women's lifle. After Sheila McLeod of New Brunswick lost 10-2 to Saskat- chewan in an eighth-round draw Thursday afternoon, the Freder- Phil Esposito pulling away By THE CANADIAN PRESS For most of the season Phil Esposilo and Jean Hatelle have >een In a neck-and-ncck race or the scoring leadership of the National Hockey League, and it appeared the close competition ,-oulcl continue to the end of the jchedulc. Then Wednesday night, Ra- elie, the New York Rangers centre, was eliminated from the race when he suffered a broken inkle that will sideline him for the rest of the season. And relieved of the challenge for scoring honors, Gsposifo, 3oston Bruin centre and scoring champion last year, scored Jiree goals Thursday night in ending the Bruins (o a 7-3 shel- acking of Vancouver Canucks. The three goals gave Esposito 58 for the season, and with 14 parties remaining for Boston in [lie schedule, he is 19 away [rom breaking the NHL high of 76 goals in a season he set last year. SMITH SETS IlECOKD In other games Thursday night, Al Smith of Delroit Red Wings set an NHL assist record for goalies in a losing cause as Pittsburgh Penguins stopped the Red Wings 7-4, New York Rangers defeated Buffalo Sabres 4-3, and Philadelphia Flyers shut out Minnesota North Stars 3-0. One game is scheduled to night, Chicago Black Hawks meeting the Golden Seals in California. Besides his three goals, Es posito also picked up two as sists, and the five points give him a total of 115, six ahead o who still is in second place. Esposito's first goal was se up by defenceman Carol Vad nais, his first scoring poin .since joining the Bruins las week in a trade with California Golden Seals. Vadnais also got assist on Esposito's second ;oal, which came on a power at of the second pc- iod. Esposito's third and 5Rth goal of the season was a tip-in off a Sianfield deflection of a Bobby Orr shot from the point That 5Slh goal put him two ahead of his pace at the end nf 64 games last season when he scored his record 76 goals. The Bruins spotted the Can- ucks a 1-0 lead in the first pe- riod on Dale Talkm's 15lh goal of the season, but the Bmins re- plied with four goals in the sec- ond period, two by Esposito and one each by Stanficld and Johnny McKcmie. Three of the goals came on power plays as Boston outshot Vancouver 20-5 in Uie period. Summaries Our Wannest Plainsman Sports Ltd Phone 328-6822 On Their 329 7th St. S. SAT., MARCH 4th SAT., MARCH WE ARE HONORED THEY CHOSE OUR SERVICES ARIAS BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION 602 12th St. A North Phone 327-0437 HAMILTON'S Floor Coverings LTD. 903 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5454 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS by L. TRAVAGLIA 1B34 15th Ave. N. Phone 328-2949 10STOM 7 VANCOUVER S First Period 1. Vancouver, Tallon 5 (Connelly, Kurtenfcach) ioston, Esposito 56 (Vadnais) Penalfles Bailey Taylor 1 D. Smllh Period 3- Boston, Me Kenzle IJt (Bucyk, Escosllo) "ion. Esposito 57 Vadnais S. Boston, Stanfield ?1 (Smifh 6. Boston, Espnsito 58 (Slan field, Orr] PenalHes Kearr Stewart Orr P a I e- menl minor, major Taylor DDtel IBrlB. Third Period 7. Boslon, Sander son 23 [Awrcy) i-AJ; 8. Vancou1 Connelly 19 9. Boston, Orr 30 posilo) 10. Vancouver, Lemi i (WJIklns, Stewarl) Penal tie Vancouver bench served by 8oueeking crowns The Lethbridge Oommun 11 y fllege will have two athletic teams on the road in search ol .Iborta titles this Saturday. Playing outside of conference ompetition has forced Uie LCC o compete on a challenge basis nd this weekend a pair of challenges will be met. In basketball, the Kociiaks, flcr a season of exhibition lay, will seek the Alberta col- cgc hoop crown when Uiey .eet Southern Alberta Institute f Technologj' in a one game howdown at eight o'clock Sat- urday evening. The two clubs have met three Limes this past year witii the Harris signs with Stamps CALGARY (CP) Vet- eran linebacker Wayne Har- ris, who was the Canadian Footbal League's outstand- ing lineman last year, has signed for his 12th year with Calgary Stampeders. He has heen on the West- e r n Football Conference all-star team every year since entering the league, outstanding lineman three times not including last year and was the outstand- ing player in Calgary's 1971 Grey Cup viclory. The Stampeders aso an- nounced the signing of of- fensive back Ray Langcas- ter who was cut later in last year's training camp. Langcaster, 5-10 and 180 pounds, played college foot- hal at Xavier University in Ohio. Minor Tiie Bruins took a 2-1 firs! lead and skated to an easy 7-2 victory over the Blades in Bantam "B" action Thurs- day night. Kevin Crawford, Ken Serbu Randy Ramage, Mauro Caltoni Sidney DeGraaf, Doug Berger and Mike Goluk notched sin gles for the Bruins while Barrj Forry and Juanio Fralen repliet for the Blades. The Seals came back from a 1-0 first period deficit to drop the Monarchs 2-1 in Bantam "B" play last night. Steven Michie and Scott Mac Lennan tallied for the Seals while Doug Roberts managed one in a losing cause. A effort by Pau Kolk paced the Eskimos to an 8-3 victory over the Royals In Midget League action Thurs day. George Irving, Mitch Hall Ron Austring, David Sirovyak and Don Henderson also scorec for the Eskimos. Kelly Vaykovich, Bill Bos- and Bill Hewsell replied fo the Royals. odiaks holding the upper hand n all Uiree occasions. Coach Tom Karren and his larges are confident of a strong showing in Calgary. Should the Kodiaks upend 'Vojans SAIT, thejr would en host the 4 West basketball lampionships next weekend, larch 10 and 11. Competing in ic 4 West tourney will be Brit- ish Columbia, Saskatchewan nd Manitoba arjd the Alberta hampion, the Kodiaks tr Tro- ans. Meanwhile, the LCC badmin- on team, who have enjoyed a great deal of success also on an xhibition basis, will seek the Alberta badminton crown. Tho hosts will again be SAIT. Tba ialgarians won Uie title, last weekend in Grande Prairie. As is the case in basketball he badminton team have had irtle trouble disposing of the SAIT club and are looking to unseat the Calgary squad as Alberta champions one week after they have laid claim to he title. Spectator buses will accom- )any the two clubs and will eave the LCC at two o'clock Saturday afternoon. Women allowed at ringside NEW YORK (AP) New York's Slate Athletic Com- mission said Thursday that properly accredited women reporters now can sit at ringside. Women had been barred from the press row at box- ing matches because, ac- cording to the commission, they might be sprayed by blood and sweat. Jack's Plumbing Serving Lerhbndgt FOR ESTIMATES PHON! JACK FULLER 328-2515 YOUR FUTURE IS UNDERGROUND Young men who want steady work at good pay will find many benefits going for Ihem in today's modern coal-mining industry. An opportunity to learn new skills in a logically changing industry, a chance to move up, the good feeling lhat comes from being part of a team effort. Best of all, you enjoy the security tbat comes lo you and your from tegular income. Find out about a career underground, by wriling lp Norm Crossfield, Employment Supervisor, Box 2000, Sparwood, B.C. KAISER RESOURCES LTD. SAFETY GLASS STORE FRONTS RESIDENTIAL REPLACEMENTS LETHBRIDGE Corner 5th 4th Street S. 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