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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta f orurday, Marth 3, WJ THC LCTHSRIOGE HWALD Referees tohistle happy Friday mgftt Kodiaks one win away from title By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor "They took the game away from the players." This was the reaction ot both coach Tom Karren of the Leth- bridge Community College Kod- iaks and Ken Gaboon of Red Deer College Kings. The Kodiaks and Kings met in the second game of the four- team Alberta College Athletic Conference Basketball League final Friday night before a packed house at the LCC. Kodi- aks won the game M-67 and will meet Mount Royal College Cougars of Calgary in the pri- mary final tonight at the'LCC Mount Royal advanced to the final with a convincing 96-74 win over Gamrose Lutheran College Vikings in the first game Fri- day night. The Kodiak-King tussle was frustrating to both players, and coaches as well as to a number of fans. Referees Barney Deirucell and Ron Hunt, both of Calgary, gave their whistles quite a workout. "I've seen a lot of basket- added Karren. "But I've never heard so many whistles. They took the game away from the players." One player in particular who felt the brunt of the blows, or toots if you will, was centre Dwight White. One of Ure spark- plugs on the Kodiaks' offence, White was whistled down for four fouls in the first half Fri- day, three on the call, player control. Player control can only be described as an offensive foul if explanations Friday night were correct. In calling player control, once a defensive player Is set in position it is the offen- sive player who must adjust. There is no battling for position. If the Kodiaks or Kings were unfamiliar with the call before Friday night referees Dcmicell and Hunt made sure they had a firm knowledge of the call after the game was over. In the game itself Gary Wil- ams, who had three fouls tie first half, hooped 16 points o pace the locals to their berth in the final. Bruce Millis and Curt Wol- sey, each with three first half infractions, added 15 and 14 wints respectively. While, be- ore leaving the game with 12 minutes left, had 14 while Bob lonlsion. the first Kodiak foul- ed out of the game, chipped in ,ilh 11 as did John Jasukie- ricz. For Red Deer Doug Baker as the big gun as he pumped Could ivin medal today Cranston coming close Foul on White Dwight White (43] of the telhbridge Community College Kodiaks attempts a lay up from under the basket in the Alberta College Athletic Conferencs semi-final game al the LCC Friday night. White was called for fouling Stan McKenzie (52) of the Red Deer College Kings. White took an early shower as did teammate Bob Montsion as whistles came fast arid furious, Gals form auxiliary for hockey The gals did it. There was enough interest weak to form a women's auxiliary to the Lethbridge Min- or Hockey Association. Mrs. Marge Kaminski will stand as president of the newly- formed group. AU offices are one-year terms. Vice-president is Mrs. Donna Provick while secretary is Mrs. Marilyn Blankenship. Mrs. Sheila Povey is treasurer. Seven other posts were also EVERYONE IS ON TOP OF THE 70's EVERY ONE OF OUR SUITS GOOD SELECTION OF WOOLS, FORTRELS, DENIMS OUR SUITS WILL ALWAYS BE OR LESS WE BOUTIQUE 325 7th Sf. S. PHONE 327-3313 filled at the meeting. Member- ship will be the responsibility of Mrs. Peggy Taylor while Mrs. Shirley Bourassa will han- dle tha baTiquet arrangements. Historian is Sirs. Kathy Lud- wig, ways and means will be looked after by Mrs, JIasa Goshinmon, friendship Mrs. Joan Siebel, trophies Mrs. Kar- en Williams and equipment Airs. Linda Hastings. Despite the fact interest was enough to allow the organizing of an executive, the auxiliary will need the help of all minor hockey mothers to make this project a success. BRATISLAVA, Czech- oslovakia (CP) Toller Crans- ton of ToroUio attempts today to become the second Canadian to win a medal as the world fig- ure skating championships come to a close. Cranston was still within reach of at least a third-place bronze in the men's singles event which entered the free- skating section today in which Cranston is considered capable of gaining ground on defending, champion Andrej Nepela of Czechoslovakia. Cranston moved up to fifth after winning the compulsory short free-skate program Fri- day. He had been in sixth spot after Thursday's compulsory figures won by Nepala. "I'm satisfied with my the 23-year-old Toronto artist said after Friday's com- petition. "What I do on the ice is extremely difficult and it puts a lot of pressure on me. but I felt I did well." Today's men's final wraps up the championships which have seen Karen Magiussen of North Vancouver take the women's title while Ludmila Pakhomova and Alexander Gorshkov of the Soviet Union skated to their hird dance title Friday. Soviets Tina Hodnina and Alexander Zaitscv earlier won the pairs title. HARD TO CATCH Nepela was second in Fri- day's compulsory short pro- gram, which counts for 20 per cent of the over-all champion- ship. The compulsory figures and today's free skating each are worth per cent. Still in second place overall was Sergei Chetverhukin of the Soviet Union. Except for the first two, over-all placings were unofficial because the ordinals the judge's placings for skaters; were unavailable. Unofficially, Jan Hoffman ol East Germany was third and John Curry of Great Britain fourth. Gord McKcllen of the United States dropped lo sixth beliind Cranston. Ron Shaver of Cambridge, Ont., took sixth place in Fri- day's skate which would have moved him up from his Kth spot after Thursday's figures. Robert Reubens of Toronto was Sth Friday, the same placing as he liad Thursday. Cranston was the obvious fa- 'orile of the crowd which ap- ilauded loudly after his two- minute performance. Doug's, Cardstoii earn -wins Doug's of Lethbridge and Cardston picked itp victories recently in Commercial Men's Basketball League playoff ac- non. Doug's scored a slim 77-76 win over Raymond while Card- ston whipped the Bloods 79-62. In the Doug's Raymond en- counter, the local men's squad Held a tight 41-40 margin after the first half, but trailed 61-51 midway through the second. Bryce Tliompson, who scored 12 points in Doug's second half comeback, led his teammates with 28 points while Alec Dudas added 14 and Dennis Hydy- chuk 10. Don MacLain notched 20 points for Raymond while Don Atwood and Myron Eves chipp- ed in with 16 apiece. Meanwhile in the other play- off match, Cardston look a 38- 33 lead at the half and went on to post an easy victory over the Bloods. Tim ToUestrup was outstand- ing for Cardston with a 33- point outing while Blaine Bun- nage aided with 14. Charles Weasel Head netted 20 points and Wayne Davics 18 in a losing cause. FINAL STANDINGS Cardslon Alain Calmat, (he French world champion in 1965 who is lere as chief substitute judge, said Cranston was impressive in every move. "He is a very skater o those I competed against in my day. Artistically, he was su- perb and totally original. "No one can do what Crans- on can do on the ice. His com- bined technique and artistic ap- proach is wonderful. He is Hie me man who has at last com- bined sport and art in skating." In the dance event, Pakho- mova and Gorshkov edged out the West German brotlier and sister couple, Angelika and Er- ich Buck. The Savicls received first-place votes from all nine judges and scored 524.20 points 'ollowing a freeskating final in which they were awarded six perfect scores of six. The Bucks were second on all judge's score cards and also wound up with 524.20 points. Hilary' Green and Glen Walt of Britain were tliird. Canadian champicn Louise and Barry Soper of Vancouver wound up ninth, the same as in 1972. 'The standards seem to ge Mgher vsvery said Barry "We've never skated as well as we did here in Bratilava." L Pts 0 Raymond.............. Ebcny KiwKi 13 6 Goltfen EagJei )2 6 Dougs.......... lo B Miners Library 9 9 New Daylwi S 13 FairllelcJs S >3 Redskins Friendship centre PLAYOFFS Ebony Hawks Raymond Garden 17 L PIS 0 t Tennis club meeting set The Lethbridgc Tennis Club will stage its annual genera meeting Monday evening at thi Civic Centre. Set for eight o'clock the meel ing will be held in Doom 1. El ection of officers is high on th agenda of the gathering. It i also hoped that plans for th operation of the club will be completed. The club will this year oper ate from the Henderson Lak facilities. All of last year' members or anyone else inter ested in playing tennis this yea is asked to be in attendance Monday night. Players show open defiance Tollestrup lected to first team Stasiuk upset but won't quit NEW YORK (CP) Coach Vic Slasiuk of Vancouver Ca- nucks says he is deeply dis- appointed over what lie calls the rebellious attitude of some of Ms players now (hat the Na- tional Hockey Lengue club lias been eliminated from the play- offs. In an interview Friday night, Stasiuk said a situation border- ing on "open defiance' by some players exists and it has been rmlMing for a whiie. "There's little a coach can do about he said. "It's difficult to interpret de- fiance ns an Infraction of the rules. You can't fine them. You can't send them down. They're on the protected list. And then there's always the threat .of jumping to the World Hockey Association." Tlie Canucks are having a poor season. They have won only 16 of 65 games and are in seventh place in (he NHL's West Division. Vancouver's difficulties came out into the open during a work- out Friday in a Nassau arena where the Canucks play New York Islanders tonight. Some players were clowning around, (he 44-year-old coach said. Bobby Schmautz, the club's leading scorer with 31 goals, skated on the ice carry- ing a street pyon over his head. "I told them to stop clowning the coach said. The team practised for about an hour, Slasiuk said, but some Stampede Wrestling EXHIBITION PAVILION MONDAY, MAR. 5 8.30 p.m. N.A. TITLE BOUT: ABDULLAH vi TOR KAMATA ARCHIE "STOMPER' GOULDIE vi JERRY OAJA THE VIKINO vt HUHST CHIN LEE vi IIIAFONTE Wrwtlen 7 ExtiHns S2.5O S2 Walch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV of the players left Ihe ice a few i "Bui they show a lack of minutes early. When lie ordered sped for themselves. There's a them hack, some of the players took off their spates and re- turned wearing their street shoes. Stasiuk said the dissident players returned after he started taking names. He didn't single out any player in particular but said "six or seven" were Involved. Slasiuk said he has warned his player many times. "1m through warning them. I told them that in future Uiey would get a letter and a fine but you can't fino them." Stasiufc added: "There has been a buildup of this for a whiie. Veil can't survive with- out some kind of discipline." In his NHL career as a player, Stasiuk played 742 games for Chicago, Detroit and Boston and scored 183 goals as a left winger. "It's a difficult situation when you're a Stasiuk said. "I feel bad but I've been through situations a lot tougher. "Now we're planning fo r next year. I'm not quitting. They'll have to fire me first." He said he felt sorry foe the players who could not see eye- to-eye with him. "They show open and there is no way (o them for their defiance, and Inoy know it- few who try fo improve them- selves. I have no trouble with them. ''It's tough to lose. But it doesn't mean you have lo make a farce out of trying to improve your skills." n 28 points. Don Browne added 4, Kodiaks, despite their foul .roubles in the first half, left floor with a comfortable 5-point, 47-32 lead at the half. In the opening game Mount Royal stormed to a 56-32 haH :me" lead and never looked aack. The win was a minor upset or the Cougars as they hand- ed the Vikings, second place ihishers in the conference, rel- itively easy. The combination of Phil and Ted Hellard proved o be too much for the Vikings o defend as they turned in ;olid individual efforts. Letham pumped in 22 points while Heliard added 20. Al Simpson followed up with 3 while Jim Myers managed II. Dave Schroeder came out 'ircd up in the second half as 19 hoopctl 16 points to finish he evening with 20 to lead "or Camrose. Teammate Dennis Sereda rattled the backboards 'or 16 points with Gary Rell- ng adding 15. The winner of the Kodiak- Cougar tussle tonight will ad- vance to the 4-West champion- ships next weekend in Vancouv- er. Kodiaks are defending champions. Meanwhile, it was announced aS half time of the second game Friday that two members of :he Kodiaks had been named to the first all-star team in the conference with third named to the second team. Williams and eamec berths on the first team along with Blake Semcow of South era Alberta Institute of Tech nology. Baker and Touctiette of the Kings. While was named to the sec ond team. He joins Sereda am Ols en of Camrose, Letham ant Myers of Mount Royal and Bill Holden of Medicine Hat. LCC Kodietles dropped tough 55-50 decision to Red Deer Queens Friday in th women's AC AC playoffs. Th Kodiettes now await the winner nt the Red Deer Medicine Ha College game this afternoon. Shirley Yuill paced the -Kodi ettes Friday with 14 points. Deb Ransom managed 13. HOOP SHOTS The firs half of the game was the longest this year The continual whistles of Bar ney Dcmicell and Rob Hun slowed the pace drastically One- wonders if the referees re- ceive mileage for their whistles While was mos upset at being fouled out So much so that coach Ton Karren had to go out onto the floor to try and calm his play er down White found i hard to believe Tonight' final should be a dandy as coach Jack Kenyon of Moun has his club in the bes sliape it has been in all year. couosps ti, VIKINSS Vlkinsi D. Zlm R. Zlmrtvri Strong 3, Relling Olien IS, Hancock. 16, Kme 10. Siriv.arlr, Rogers. ToUl 7eg; and Phil Tollesfrup, Uni- versity of Lethbridge. The second team: Ron Dean, Waterloo Lutheran University; Iruce Coullhard, University of Vindsor, Ont.; Mickey St. Gary's University; Mike Fris- by, University of Alberta, Ed- monton and Joe Wells, Acadia University, Wotfville, N.S. The coaches were holding heir annual meeting in eon- unction with the Canadian Mercollegiatc Athletic Union >asketball championships, be- ng held Friday and today at the University of Waterloo. By GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. 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