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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, Morlh 1973 THE ItTHBRIDGt HEKAIB 11 Canadian manage 4-4 draw Russians clinch gold medal with tie LAKD PLACID, N.Y. (CP-[ lights Friday night The last I in Moscow, clinched a gold in AP) Canada scored early and I event ended alter midnighl. the women's 500-metre race in ale Friday night for a 4-4 tie Tali ana Averina, a 21-year-old 48.5 seconds. The silver went to with the Soviet Union in the brunette from Gorki University Choi Jung-bee of South Korea, jockey tournament of the Work! Universily Games but could not prevent Hie Russians from clinching Hie gold medal. Can- nda wrapped up the silver and he United States has the bronze n the three-team event. Gavin Kirk scored with six seconds left to give Canada (he draw after the Russians had back to overcome a 2-0 Janadian lead. The Russians now have a 4-0-1 won-losl-tiod record in ttre tour- nament, in which each team plays the other three times for a total of six games each. Can- ada U2-W while Ihe U.S. on APPEARS TO BE ever-increasing resenl- nienl towards the fox by southern Alberta out- cloorsmcn. Many claim thai the depletion of our upland bird populations, particularly the pheasant, can ho other games with the Russians. i r i wlth lhe what 11 to be yet acvc Latinovich o( York Un'i-! species of (he sly characters, there's bound to be more resentment than ever before. Several dens of what are being described as sil- ver fox liave been found in the south Coaldale dis- versily in Toronto scored for Canada in Ihe first period and Dave Couves of Ihe University of Alberta made it 2-0 for ihe Canadians on a power-play goal at of the second period. Yuri Shatalov, the captain of the Soviet team, scored 31? min- utes later and tallied again in the third period as the Russians scored three goals in the final mutation or a phase of the red fox which returned to period. Tim ftipley had die the south country in sizeable numbers some 15 years other Canadian goal. ;ig0 The Soviet Union captured j two of the four gold medals in the weather-plagued speed skat- ing events Friday night on a Irict this winter. There may be others elsewhere, but so far the south Coaldale animals have been the only ones officially reported. While Morley Barrett, regional biologist for the south country, says he has not seen any signs of the silvers, it is probably safe to assume they are a THE TRUE RED FOX is the only fox to have a slow, bumpy track that drew I while-tipped tail, and it's more than likely Ihat any nnitalion, or color phase variation of the red fox also have a while-lipped tail. It is incorrect to the ire of competitors and offi- cials. The conditions (orcod race of- suggest that the silver fox is the species lhal was ficials (o reduce the scheduled men's race to metres, and the races which were postponed Thursday and Iiiday morning because of the weather were held under the RETURN VISIT FOR JACKSON Donald Jockson, the world's premier skater, will headline o cast of 250 local in this year's production of "land Of Oz." The Bombs Texfis 12-6 in exhibition Lethbridge Figure Skating Club are hosts of Ihe two- doy production March 17 and 18 at the Henderson lake fee Centre. Yankees spoil Rangers' debut By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pittsburgh Pirates served up Moose, Veale and Lamb to Chi- cago White Sox but ttie real wild game Involved New York Yankees and a team that looker! suspiciously like Washington Senators. Mayor Tommy Vandergrilf o! Arlington, Tex., Uirew oul Ihe first ball as the fledgling Texas Rangers opened Oie exhibition baseball season n gainst the Yankees Friday and he was the only pitcher to come away unscathed. Ron Blomberg belted three home runs and drove in five runs and nonroster infi elder Cel- erino Sanchez slammed a three-run homer as- the Yanks spoiled the Rangers' debut 12-6. Bob Moose, Bob Veale and OKba wins title TOKYO (Rcuter) Masao Ohba of Japan, World Boxing AssociaUon flyweight champion, retained his Utle by outpointing countryman Susuma Hanagata tonight. The 22-y c a r -o i d champion, scoring points with fast left jabs and short right crosses, won by a majority decision over the wild-swinging challenger. Marsden Plumbing HEATING GAS FITTING Resia'entFa] and Commercial Fait Efficient Service Phone 327-5654 John Lamb limited the AYliite Sox to five singles in pitching the world champion Pirates lo a 2-0 triumph. The only other game saw the San Diego Padres defeat the manor league Mexico City Reds 10-8 in 10 innings. Blomberg, switched from Ihe outfield to first IXIKC, was choosey about his homers. He socked one off each Washington pardon, Texas. Mike Thompson, Norm McKac and Jerry JancskL lililtORS COUNT The Pirates nicked Wilbur Wood, Chicago's 22-game win- ner, for an unearned run on er- rors by Lee Richard and Tony Muser and acided their second tally off Dennis O'Toole on a walk, stolen base, infield oul and Al Oliver's sacrifice fly. The Padres watched an 8-0 bulge evaporate and then scored two runs in the IOth inning on run-producing singles by Garry Jestadl and Larry Stahl. On the signing fronl, Balti- more Orioles chipped away some more at their large hold- out ranks by gelling second baseman Dave Johnson in the fold. Johnson accepted an offer es- timated between and He is believed lo have earned about last year. First baseman Malty Alou ant'. ouUielder Jorge Boque signed wilh St. Louis, outfielder Hal McHae with Cincinnati and pitcher Tom Burgmeier and third baseman Paul Schaal with Kansas City. WHA offers Thunder ay franchise T' NER WOULDN'T LET VER "SECONfr WIFE WEAR ANY OF ME CLOTHES, WDULb-fER? THUNDER BAY. Out. (CP) The News-Chronicle says a World Hockey Association fran- chise has heen offered to Thun- der Bay on the condition the city provide a arena. The newspaper says the offer was made to the city in Febru- ary but is being kept confiden- tial. The fledgling WHA, which has five franchises in Canada and seven in the United Slates, hopes to be in operation this fa In a lelcphone Interview from the WHA headquarters in Santa Anita, Calif., league president Gary Davidson said 'the offer did not come from our head- Tlowever, an offer conceivably j The survey_also indicates that 22 per cent of could have come from a present franchise holder in Canada who might want to play some home games in Thunder Bay, he said. 'At the present time the num- ber of franchises is set." Ben Hatskin of Winnipeg, owner a! Winnipeg Jcls of the WHA, said he had not made such an offer to Thunder Bay. Koughics sign junior dropout the pheasants shot by hunters last fall were hens. This is in line with the provincial kill figure. The whole pheasant situation is to be given addi- tional study before any decision is made on a season for 1972. That is, whether or not there will be a season on hens. AS FAR AS DEER are concerned, surveys show populations are up 100 per cent in the region south of Nanton and (he South Saskatchewan River. Bulk ot this increase has occurred during the past two years. The situation tends to indicate some conser- vative seasons on deer in Ihe south country in re- cenl years. How long the populations can, or will be REGINA (CP) Saskatche-j ajlowetl to climb remains to he seen, according to wan Roughriders of the West- the biologists. __ Urn Football Conference have! "'ln antelope, some were counted on win- j signed John Harvey, a junior: ten ranges in the south-east. Some animals were dropout frotn Texas missed 'c Snead threatens Trevino's lead TABER MINOR HOCKEY ACTION SUNDAY, MARCH Sth 2 P.M. TABER PALACE PATS vs RED DEER JUVENILES Thil is the firtl gome of Iho 2 gomo total-tjoal series for JUVENIIE "A" PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP 5 P.M. TABER BANTAM ELKS vs HIGH RIVER BANTAMS rtm will bo the final namt el 3-gnms tttvl-ivil Provincial Playoffs. J Taber leadi the seriei by 4 gooU by virtus ef Iheir 10-4 wm in High Rinr on Wednesday. PLAN TO TAKE IN All THE ACTION TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT THE TABER CIVIC CENTRE MIAMI (AP) "Where else but in golf can a fio-year-old man play with the asked Sam Snead. who hits lhal age May 27. "Maybe in billiards, where you can use a wheel- chair. "I'm playing smarter than T did 20 years ago, but get scared twice as quick. Putting jitters get me if I only three-putt a couple of greens per round, I feel like Hondini." Slammin' Sam, a marvelous physical specimen in his lOth year as a pro, shot a four-im- 68 Friday lo pull within one shot of leader Lee Trcvino in the SlSO.noo Doral-Eastem Open. Snoarl has to Trevi- nn's 1.3S Bolh Canadi- ans onlorwl were well back in the pack hut made the halfway cut. Ben Kern of Toronto, two strokes off the pace Thursday, rolled io a 76 for a MS total while Wilf ITomeimik of Winni- peg just squeezed in at Ihe cutoff with a 77. "Last time I TVOD tourna- the club announced today. Harvey, a six foot, one-inch, 1 IEK1 pound running back was selected the most valuable hack in the coaching school all-star game in Dallas In At Tyer Junior College in Austin, he won all conference honors on two occasions and i was a junior college all-Ameri- can in his sophomore season. Harvey is the Ihird new im- port signed by the Roughriders ment, Trcvino was hustling those Texas monkeys for two dollars a game." grinned Snead, referring back to Ihe 19.37 Greensboro Open. "What are my chances here? Hmmmm, well, Td say I'm even money lo walk four rounds without falling dead." It was a banner day for the i veterans in the second round j with white-haired Paul Barney j firing a 69 lo lie Rnead for sec- ond place, paunchy Boh Ros- SOIIIC burg shooting 71 to stand fourlh and some of the Alberta tagged animals were observed wandering over in Montana. While everything looks better lhan it did at this time last year with the antelope. March is still a critical month. Heavy, wel snowfalls can lake a heavy toll among the herds. A cold, wet spring can raise havoc with the fawns. Nevertheless, despite (he long cold spell this win- ter, the antelope are in good shape and moving about quite freely for food. ibis The other- tackle Kirk Bchrcndl of Wiscon- sin Slate University and quar- terback Mike Junck from Morn- ingFidc College nl Sioux City, How about lliat of Hie country. It'll be a spot for experl advice. and .rnluis Boros plowing hack into the running with a 70 on his 52nd birthday. Shoddy putting has hampered Snead's game since he passed SO.- The man in the Panama straw hat now employs a. weird, sidewinder stroke with his hands several inches apart on the club's shaft. "It takes less he said. Trevino has earned in only four years on tour. Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklans have career cash of SI.! million. Sam, in 35 years on the circuit, has just shorl of 1500.000. SINGAPORE (API Singa- pore amateur .litnmy Stewarl bagged an unusual two-in-one Friday in the second round of Hie Singapore open golf cham- pionship. On Ihe p-ir-fivc l.hirrl a kins cobra F-Whercd to- ward his ball. Slcuart ami a groundsman immediately killed it. Cameraman Sulaiman Is- mail, who was on the post, said lhal onl of the cobra's mouth crawled a second cobra, seven feel long. It loo was dispatched LETHBRIDGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION JUNIOR "B" PLAY-OFF HOCKEY SATURDAY, MARCH 4th P.M. Ice Confre Y's MEN NATIVE SONS vs VULCAN CENTENNIALS Uf GAME IN BEST OF 5 SERIES AOUUS STUDENTS J.OO CHILDREN tint) PENSIONERS 50c once a domestic animal, kept for its fur-bearing qualities. The silvers did not escape from domestica- tion, or custody to become a strain in Hie wild. The coloration of Ihe red fox lias many hues-- from the easily-recognizable, rich, reddish brown to silver, blue, reddish-black and yellow brown. It usually ranges within a two-mile radius of an area known as its headquarters. It likes mixed fann- Jarjd and open grassland, Its main food supply con- sists mainly of. small and rabbits. It will take berries and fruit when available. H will also avidly accept birds and their eggs. Birds and however, make up a relatively small propor- tion of the food intake. Tlie fox is of real value fo man in Ibe control of noxious rodents. Repeated inbreeding brings out various color phases in tlie animal. Tlie white-tipped tail is Ihe real give-away as far as having red fox background is concerned. jl The white may vary in size, nr it may he just a 'I faint marking, but it should be there if Reddy has who EiiiLshed in 19.1. and Uia bronze to Natalia Solbatova, also of Russia, in Miss Sulbatova returned lo the ice later to capture the gold medal in the women's metre event in Cliun Sun Ok of Soulh Korea, who raced in the satne pair with Miss Sol- batova, was second in The bronze medal tn thn l.fjOD-mctro race to Tali- ana GoroljcU of the Soviet. Union in Olc Ivcrson of Norway and Jay ValenUjn of the NetJicr- lands finished in an apparent dead heat in the men's 500- metre race with unofficial of 42.8 seconds. Both will ceive gold medals. ?.n official said, if Ihe lie is nol broken in official time. WON BY DUTCH Tlie ,1.000-mclre cmil for (he men, abbreviated from the scheduled n.OOO metres, pro- duced a victory for Harm Kui- I pers of the Netherlands, who 1 finished in Valcri LB- vouchkin and Alexamlri Cheku- lacv of the Soviet Union took [second and third with limes of. and Jim Bachlccla of Poland had a lead of more Mian a half second over Pierre Poiicct of Switzer- i land aflcr the first run of the men's giant slalom. Bachleda's lirsl time was on a course made sofl by a fresh, seven-inch snowfall that brought winter back (o the (James after two Hays of warm tempera- tures. The second run of the men's giant slalom. bad been scheduled for Friday, was post- poned until tcdny lo allow more time to pack Hie new snow at nearby Wbiteface Mountain. In third place afler the first run was Roger Ahlm of Sweden. Meanwhile, Dr. Primo Nc- biolo, president of the PISU, an- nounced at a news conference that Ihe nexl Summer Univer- sity Games would be Aug. 15-25, 1973, in Moscow. IfT. SPORTS FANSl BET luiui iiidiMiig, jjui n siiuuiu UK mere n neciuy nas entered Ihe picture somewhere along Ihe way. Out- doorsmen taking anything other than a red fox that can be clearly defined should take their calch to Iheir nearest fish and wildlife officer or biologist. THE MID-WINTER BIRD COUNT indicates there are 2.2 hens per rooster in the pheasant populations in the south country. While the open season on hens caused some localized wipe-outs in certain areas last fall, the season was not ''that devastating" on the birds. YOU DIDN'T i KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S Tr-RB SALES ITD. Did you know that Chi- i I cage Black Hawki went j through o whole leaion tear- ing only 33 goals all leosont I I. That was m the 1928-2? Today, they lhar many In a couple ef I I weelcj. "A" 1 fDo you itnow the Jail finis j a man than 6-feet tall j a Me to win the tearing. I II championship in U.S. major I i I college basketball? 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