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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE UTHBKIDGt HIKAID TJlundoy, March 4, CHAMPIONS AT WORK Don Duguid, skip of Manitoba's rink watches Jim Peltapiece, (second) and Woody Wood, (lead) as they sweep a rock during the sixth round of the Canadian curling championship at Quebec City Wednesday night. Duguid's rink remained undefeated after they stopped Prince Edward Island's rink skipped by Kip Ready. Northern Ontario skip not giving up maintains his unblemished mark Duguid B.V AL MCNEIL QUEBEC (CP) Manitoba's Don Duguid led the field with a perfect 5-0 record today as the Canadian curling championship entered its next-to-last day. But Bill Tetley of Northern Ontario still hasn't given up hope of catching the defending champion front Winnipeg even though he concedes that Du- guid's rink "has been going real well." Tetley, a 57-year-old account- ant from Thunder Bay, boasted a 4-1 record entering today's three rounds of the 11-rink, round-robin competition. This despite the fact it is his first trip' to the Canadian champion- ship since 1957. "We're still not playing well and we're messing our way Tetley said, after an easy 104 victory against the On- tario rink of Bob Charlebois of Toronto in Wednesday night's sixth round. Tetley was responsible for the fact that the British Columbia foursome of Kevin (Duke) Smale of Prince George was Raymond event starts Friday evening Ul 'B" boys tourney opens tonight The Southwest zone "B1 Boys Basketball play off tour- nament gets under way a tonight while tile four teams participating in the Southern Alberta ''A" Boys Basketb all League play offs will wait one more day before they see action. At 5-30 tonight Kate Andrews of Coaldale match shots with Willow Creek Composite of Claresholm in Ming the lid off the "B" Boys tourney which is hosted by the Winston Church- ill High School. Two more games follow this encounter as the Erie Rivers of Milk River will take on Pincher Creek Matthew Hal- ton at 7 p.m. and the Horace Allen from the Crowsnest Pass tangle the F. P. Walshe of Fort Maclcod at S p m. Action w ill resume Friday af- Rice scores winning point Bob Rice led the Magrath Eagles to a 46-15 victory over the Raymond Mustangs 'in the "B" Boys championship final played last night in Magrath. The clubs forming Ihis "B" Boys League is different to that of the Southwest "B" Roys Con- ference Each high school be- longing to the Southern Alberta "A" Boys Basketball League also carries a "B" team. This past season the Eagles captured the league pennant with a perfect 10-0 record and temoon at 4 p.m. when the pen- nant winning Picture Butte Su- gar Kings meet the winners of tourney opener. The host Bull- dogs will follow up with a con- LEADS GAELS Ed Ncdza is the captain of the Coaldale Gaels and he will lead his club against Willow Crock Composite in the first game of the Southwest Zone playoffs which open today at Winston Churchill High School. McKimiis back for second year CALGARY Calgary Stam- added the icing on the cake I with tli3 victory last night. At half time the host Eagles trailed the Mustangs 30-24'but quickly caught up m the final half of piny. Rice was the hero o! the eve- ning as he pumped in Ti points i peders annrunced today test against the Taber W. R. Meyers squad at while at the Vauxhall Vikinss bounce into action against the winners of the Milk River-Pin- fullback Hugh McKinnib has signed for his second season with the Western Football Con- ference team. The 215 pound McKinnis from Arizona State led all CFL ball carriers in his rookie sea- Two found not guilty in shooting JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Two men have been found inno- cent in the shooting death of light-heavyweight boxer Frank- ie DePauia. A jury of five women and seven men returned the verdict Tuesday night against Anthony J. Garafola, 41, and Richard P. Phelan, 27, both of Jersey City. Garafola was DePaula's mana- ger. The trial began Feb. 1. DePauia was shot May 13 out- sirio an apartment house where his girl-friend lived. He died Sept. 14 from the wounds. The state never established a firm motive in the case, but at- tempted to indicate at the trial that DePauia no longer wanted Garafola as his manager. At the time of. the shooting, DePauia, Garafola and four other men were on trial in fed- eral court in Newark, charged in connection with the theft ot in copper from Port- Newark. A mistrial '-as de- clared for both DePauia and Garafola after a jury failed to j agree on a verdict. Sharon Elwell, the main state j witness and DePaula's girl- friend, on the witness stand identified Phelan as one of the men v.ho shot DePauia. cher Creek game. The final match of the evening will fea- ture the Stirling Lakers vs. the winners of the Crowsnest-Fort Macleod match at 9.15. The final day of action be Saturday at p.m. when the winners of Friday's four o'clock game will take on the victors of Friday's 5-30 con- test. The winners of Friday's and matches will then play off at 3 p.m. while the losing teams of the afternoon encounters mil meet in the third place game at 7 p.m. Im- mediately after the winners of the afternoon will then suit up for the championship contest. Meanwhile action will not commence in the Southern Alberta "A" Boys play off tournament until tomorrow night. Magrath Zeniths and the LCI Rams will start the pro- ceedings off in the tourney opener at 7 p.m. while the host school the Raymond Comets will match baskets against thp Catholic Central Cougars at AH four teams involved with this tournament will be fight- ing for two open provincial play off positions if one team manages to win both their first two games the championship trophy will be in their hands along with a play-off spot. Action will continue Saturday at 7 p m. as th' losers of Fri- day's matches will meet while the winners will tangle right after at Monday night will he last day of action as tuo clubs will play off for the remaining provincial play off 'spot at 7 p m. Since this is a double knockout affair the Monday night's game will featuie the winners of Saturday's seven o'clock gaire and the losers of the championship game. wedged between Duguid and his Northern Ontario rink with a 5-1 instead of a 6-0 record. The Northern Ontario rink broke S m a 1 e 's consecutive streak at four in Wednesday's fifth round with a 13-12 extra- end upset. Bob Pickering of Avonlea, representing Saskatchewan, fol- lowed Tetley with a 4-2 mark after six rounds, while Charle- bois and Kip Ready of Prince Edward Island's Charlottetown Curling Club both had 3-3 marks. Quebec's Bill Ott of Montreal had a record of two wins and three losses going into today's rounds, while Alberta's Matt Baldwin from Edmonton was 2- 4. New Brunswick's representa- Bordage of Moncton Newfoundland's Bob Cole from St. John's, had each won one game and lost four. Truro's Frank Hoar and his Nova Scotia rink were still searching for their initial victory after five consecutive losses. Today's rounds were sched- uled for 6 a.m., p.m. and 5 pm. MST. B.C. MET N.B. Today's morning round fea- tured B.C. against New Bruns- wick: Duguid and Tetley met; Newfoundland clashed with P.EI.; Alberta tackled Nova Scotia; while Quebec met On- tario, and Saskatchewan had the bye. ''That was a tough game against B Tetley said of his Wednesday triumph. "There were lots of misses on both sides." He said Duguid is going "real but the Manitoba skip still has to go through Saskat- chewan and British Columbia on the final day. Duguid agreed with Tetley's assessment and noted that both Saskatchewan and B.C. have byes today while he is faced with a three-game schedule. "That's Duguid said. We always seem to be three or four points up and we don't do anything fancy unless we're down." Manitoba appeared to be pushed in the early part of its si x t h -r o u n d game against P E.I. but walked away with a 16-fi final score. However, Du- had had a more difficult time in the afternoon round, scraping past Alberta 6-5 in the game to date. It's been a good year so far for underdogs By BOB GREEN' MIAMI (AP) If recent his- tory is any guide, a longshot has a good chance to take top prize in the Doral-East- ern Open golf tournament which gets underway today. As usual, most pre-tourna- nient speculation centers on the established b y Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary the favor- ites for the first-place cheque. But the last two men to con- quer the demanding, watery Blue Monster course at the Doral Country Club were scor- ing their first professional victo- ries. Last year it was Mike Hill and the year before it was Tom Shaw, currently the year's lead- ing money winner. Two men already have scored first-time victories this season. J. C. Snead in the Tucson Open and Fred Marti in the satellite Ontario Open. SECOND STRING READY And there's a large group pounding on the victory door, any of whom could break Eichelberger, DeWitt Weaver and Jerry Heard, all among the first 15 money winners this season, along with John Schlee, John Miller and Hale Irwin. sun. more established players have to be given the nod in the 72-hole event, with a bulky field of 156 of the vorld's best shotmakers ready to chal- lenge the par 72 lay- out. If there is a single favorite, it's probably Player, the tough little physical culture enthusiast from South Africa. "I'm playing the best golf of Short sport SEEKING RAISE PONCE, P.R. (AP) Or- lando Cepeda, the Atlanta Braves' first baseman, said Wednesday that his team "does not want to negotiate" with his lawyer on a two-year contract, and added_ that the Braves haw offered him just a token in- crease in salary for 1971. The Puerto Rican slugger said that "they offered me less than and I want at least NOT INTERESTED TORONTO (CP) The exec- utive vice-president of Maple Leaf Gardens said Wednesday the Gardens is not interested in being host to any home games of Buffalo Braves of the Na- tional Basketball Aasociation. Harold Ballard said in an in- terview that the Gardens is not interested in putting out any of the attractions it now houses "for a ham-and-egg sport" AXEMEN FAVORED WOLFVTLLE, N.S. (CP) Acadia University Axemen are early favorites to win the five- team Canadian initercollegiate basketball tournament which opens here tonight. The Axemen, with a 26-2 won- lost record this season, meet Loyola University in the opener tonight while Manitoba plays Waterloo Lutherlan University in the second game. SUING NETWORK NEW YORK (Reuter) The financial backers of the Muham- mad Ali-Joe Frazier champion- ship fight sued the Mutual Broadcasting System Wednes- day for million damages and asked for an injunction to pre- vent the airing of round-by- round bulletins of the March's fight. The suit against MBS seeks to prevent the network from going ahead with announced plans to broadcast the bulletins. for the Eagles along vith sink- j son with yards on 205 car-1 mp the winning basket v, ith! nes. He scored nine touch-' five seconds remaining in the downs, game Waiter Zobeii pir.yed an out- standing game for the Mus- tangs as he hooped 18 points in a losing cause. H'dS McKinnis is the third Statn-1 peder to sign for the 1971 sea-1 son, lineman John Helton and defensive back Gig Perez leery drug seinncir ray life, possibly as well as for two weeks in a row. can he said after probably the most ing fourth in last week's player the game has championship. Nicklaus took the PGA known, always is a threat. He's won once and finished pionship, but pointed out or better in half his six it's very difficult to keep this season. Ponoka leave of RED DEER (CP) with several crowds ex- Stampeders, out of the White said at- offs and stung financially this season was cut the third consecutive half." have asked the six team was not enough to sup- berta Junior Hockey the annual budget for a one year leave of had been trimmed "as sence, league officials as possibly." The only member of the club "This does not mean coach Gordon McLeod. Stampeders are had a working from the said with the Medicine White, president of the Tigers of the Western Can- Hockey Association which Hockey League to whom sors the club, "ft means lost five members of last are asking for a leave of first place club, in- sence with every intention AJHL scoring cham- coming back in the 1972-73 Stan Weir who ranks in WCHL scoring this White refused to say with 48 goals and 51 as- would happen if the league not grant the talked about the Tigers Attendance at over the Ponoka games declined and the said, "but could not lost approximately an agreement. They de- year, bringing total losses to put any further money the past three seasons to the club, their reasoning that if we cannot "There will not be interest in the club. summer of indecision as can they do it from 40C was last year." White said. away." did not do an adequate Stampeders are leaving ing job and the result was door open to individual or inexperienced hockey club. interested in helping the seems to draw fans, you said White. a winner. We is the first time In four Ponoka averaged about that the club has missed fans per game in the playoffs. i ELRICH TIRE SPORT NATIONAL LEAGUE East SCORES W L T F A Boston -IS 10 7 307162 3 Vancouver 1 New York 40 Id 10 210 143 4 Montreal 0 Montreal 32 18 12 224 171 York 8 California 1 Toronto 33 26 5216 176 3 Los Angeles 2 Detroit 19 34 8170528 5 St. Louis 1 Buffalo 17 36 12 169244 Vancouver 18 39 6 167 236 West 6 Quebec 4 Ch cago 42 15 !33 150 SI Louis 26 20 16 170 163 6 Denver 3 Philadelphia 24 28 10 17! 181 7 Salt Lake S M nnesota 22 29 14 157 195 Pittsburgh 20 29 15 1B2 186 Los Angeles 18 31 I! IBS 3411 7 Johnstown 1 California 17 44 3 154 242 6 New Jersey 0 NHL Island 4 NPW Haven 4 GAP 6 Salem 1 Esposito, Bos 53 66119 Orr, Bos 29 76 105 City 3 Dallas 1 Fort Worth 2 Oklahoma 1 Bucyk, Bos 41 49 90 4 Hodge, Bos 38 52 90 R Hull, Chi -10 J2 8! Ullman, Tor 29 47 76 3 Flint 1 Keen, Tor 33 34 67 Moises 4 Toledo 4 Cashman, Bos 20 47 67 Wayne 7 Port Huron 1 Be Iveail, WW 20 4! 62 26 Tkaczuk ,NY 20 41 61 International AAlkita, Ciii 18 43 61 4 Nelson 3 AMERICAN leads aem East 1-0 Quebec 23 24 12174185 6 Drumheller 1 Montreal 23 25 11 186 197 leads best-of-seven lemt Providence 20 24 11 190 208 1-0 Springfield 20 30 7 1G6 239 West Senior Baltimors 35 14 7218166 9 Moose Jaw 5 Cleveland 2E 21 307 158 t f Hershey 22 26 Ifl7 IRQ WESTERN Eastern Junior Estevan 36 19 249 173 leads best-of-seven F n FJon 35 22 262 197 2-1 Winnipeg 28 28 249 239 5 weyburn 1 Regina 26 31 183 217 semi-final tied M Brandon 18 42 221 349 Columbia Junior Western Division Edmonton 40 16 299 220 Bl Calgary 3A 21 220 158 Westminster 4 Vancouver 1 Kelowna 3 Kamloops 0 Saskatoon 26 32 270 249 Swift current it 37 202 263 Medicine Hat 21 38 243 318 133 Baltimore 132 WESTERN 120 Portland 104 W L T F A Ssn Diego 113 Por land 37 15 238 173 112 Los Angeles 97 San Diego 28 23 1 213 197 115 Chicaqo 90 Phoenix 26 25 205 209 Denver 21 26 1 204 JOB 111 Carolina 158 Seattle 22 27 175 200 139 Denver 106 Salt Lar-r City 16 36 18? 237 40 ftM (IF 122 Memphis 98 rfdftt 'ANfF I ing earlier this week. Elston Howard learned a lot Named Salesman of the Month Beny Chevrolet Olds- mobile is pleased to an- nounce that JIM NACHAY has achieved the honor of "SALESMAN OF THE rviGNTH for February, i y i. jirn has had a wealth of experience in the service and sales fieldi of the automotive industry. He welcomes his many friends and customers to him ot Rpny's for [heir motoring need. Chevrolet Oldsmobilfi OK SUPERMARKET CAR LOT Pho.-D 327-3 M8 FORT L ALE, Fla. (APi El.-ion Howard of New York Yankees went into base- ball's first finig education ses- sion with