Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
10 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD Monday, March 4, Longhorns end home season with setback to Canucks It's always nice to end the regular season at home on. a winning note Such, however, was not the case for the Lethbridge Longhorns of the Alberta Junior Hockey League The Longhorns, with four road games left in their first year of operation, had to settle for a 6-2 setback Sunday afternoon at Henderson Ice Centre at the hands of the Calgary Canucks. Longhorns were to have played the Canucks Saturday night but changed the game to Sunday so as not to conflict with the Ed Bruchet Night. The change of date didn't help the locals as they trailed 1-0 after the first period and 4- 1 after two Brock Kalubnik scored three times to pace the Canucks, Dave Scott chipped in with a pair while Mike Haworth completed the Calgary scoring with a singleton Ron Krikke and Brad Cox replied for the locals Only 10 minor penalties were called in the game with each club getting the nod on five occasions. The Cowtownera outshot the Longhorns 59-39. Longhorns are in Blairmore Tuesday night and again Thursday for 8 30 games with the Pass Red Devils. They travel to Edmonton for two games, Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, to complete their schedule. Longhorns, who will finish in the cellar of the six-team league it would appear, had a successful home season just the same. The Henderson Ice Chief Moon earns split decision EDMONTON (CP) Guy Boutin of Edmonton, with a 119 pound unanimous decision over David Moe of Great Falls. Mont, was voted the Golden Boy award Saturday at the Alberta Golden Gloves Amateur Boxing Tournament The runner-up in the voting was Marv Arneson of Winnipeg, who defeated Charlie Atkins of Helena, Mont when the referee stopped the contest in the first round The best fight of the evening was Detween Denis Belair and Jerrv Day. both of Edmonton, m the 178-pound division. Belair won on a referee's decision late in the third round Dennis Chief Moon of Cardston, Alta., won a split decision over Neil Austin of Langley, B C in a 132-pound bout. Dale Anderson of Rocky Mountain House, Alta., a bronze medallist at the recent Commonwealth Games, beat Lon Bowman of Great Falls in a fight that was closer than the unanimous decision indicated. In the 112-pound division, Vmce Kromarek of Great Falls beat Jim Martin of Merntt, B C by retirement in the first round Kromarek's brother, Dean, won the 139-pound division uncontested Another uncontested winner was Alan Desjarlais of Regina in the 119-pound novice class Barry Creswell of Nanaimo, B C, received the best novice award for his performance in defeating Conrad Sincennes In a 165-pound novice bout, Andy Orlewicz of Vancouver took a split decision from Nick Glasnovich of Nelson, B.C. Benny Fry of Regina won on a referee's verdict m the second round of his 125-pound novice match against John Young of Langley, B.C. In an earlier semi-final fight, Sincennes took a unanimous decision over Wayne Apperly of Regina Comparing notes Vic Stasiuk, left and Henry Viney compare notes before the Ed Bruchet Dinner Saturday night. Viney was master of ceremonies while Stasiuk paid tribute to Bruchet on behalf of his former teammates. See story page eight. THE NO. 1 STEEL RADIAL TIRE UNCONDITIONAL 40.000 MILE WRITTEN WARRANTY BRID3L STONE The time-honored quality tire. (RADIAL RD-170V) wears and TTIOTC siutuoflrty on comwing Invest in the Best BUY BRIDQESTONE AT TWMBUS TIRE SUPPLY LTD. BLAIRMORE 802-2743 LETHBRIDQE 327-2007 327-2308 VULCAN 408-2002 Centre only holds 800 but more than once it was packed while the locals averaged better than 500 fans for each game. Edmonton Mets took a 2-1 victory over the Pass Red Devils Saturday night in a fight-studded league game. All the scoring was in the first period as the teams engaged in five brawls, one in the first period and two in each of the remaining periods. The final fight occurred with 45 seconds remaining. A total of 34 penalties were handed out with the Pass taking seven of 11 minors and six of 11 game misconducts. Edmonton took seven of 12 major penalties. Rick Zaparniuk and Gary Rissiling were the Edmonton marksmen while Brent Sims replied for the Pass. Mike McCollam made 32 saves in the Red Devils' net while Jim Bowman turned aside 27 shots on the Edmonton goal. Red Deer Rustlers scored five first-period goals and coasted to a 10-4 win over Drumheller. Brian Sutler, Brian Stephenson and Peter Skrabyk each had two goals for Red Deer and Terry Wittchen, Kelly Bunn, Bill Haynes and Cam Colborne added singles Ron Rose with two and John Hilworth and Dennis Wallis with one each replied for Drumheller Red Deer led 5-1 and 9-3 by periods, outshot the Falcons 49-30 and took 11 of the 18 penalties including two of three majors and the only misconduct. Howard Kunce, brought up from an Edmonton juvenile AA team, scored twice to pace Edmonton Mets to a 4-1 victory over the Pass Red Devils Sunday. The Mets, who led 1-0 after the first period and 2-4) after the second, also got goals from Dave Morrow and Tony Currie. Rick Austin spoiled Edmonton goalie Brian Henderson's bid for a shutout early in the third period The win moved Edmonton three points ahead of'the Pass in the battle for third place. The Red Devils have one game in hand. U of C wins bird title The University of Calgary captured their second straight Canada West University Athletic Association badminton title at the University of Lethbridge gym over the weekend. The defending champions scored 38 points to win the conference team title which featured both men's and women's play. The University of Alberta finished second with 35 points while the University of British Columbia was a distant third with 16 points. The host U of L finished last managing to pick up only a single point during the two-days of action which started Friday. Meanwhile in men's play, the U of C bird players racked up points by winning four of five titles. The first seed title went to Ken Uttle. second seed title to Jamie Mackie and the third seed title to John Taylor. All players are from the U of C. Al Buchanan and Bev MacDougall of U of C won the mixed doubles event while Doug McGiliivary and Bruce Alexander of the U of A won the men's doubles. NAIT wins team title The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology easily won the 1973-74 Alberta College Athletic Conference wrestling championship team title at the Lethbridge Community College Saturday. The Edmonton technical institution amassed 78 points to win the conference team crown while the host LCC were a distant second with 61 points Olds College and Southern Alberta Institute of Technology finished with 56 points apiece for a third place tie while Camrose placed last with 24 points. N A.I.T. earned their 7fl points by winning four class titles, three seconds and three thirds The LCC managed two firsts, three seconds and three thirds Marvin Lee of the LCC won the 142-lb class title while Nordm Asher of the LCC was tops in the 150-fb. class title Mom and Dad Bruchet It was a big night for Mr. and Mrs. George men and their wives paid tribute to their son Ed. Bruchet Saturday night as more than 600 sports- See story page eight. Minor hockey from the weekend John Dahm rifled in five goals and led the Strathmore Bantams to a 5-1 victory over the Lethbridge Labor Club Bees in provincial bantam B playoff action over the weekend. Dahm was outstanding for the visitors as he scored twice in both the first two periods and once in the third. Frank Kogler tallied the lone goal for the Bees, who will travel to Strath'more Friday night for the second and final game of the two- game total-goal playoff series Harry Van Der Ploeg fired in five goals and paced the Vauxhall Blades to a slim 7-6 victory over the Lethbridge Blazers in an exhibition Bantam game Saturday. Brent Lang scored twice in ajosing cause. Lang also tallied twice Saturday to lead the Blazers to a 4-1 win over the Bruins in a league game. The Blades came up with a 4-2 win over the Mustangs behind Gary Tokariuk's two- goal performance. Brad Axworthy and Russell Coulter tallied for the Mustangs. The Hornets whipped the Eagles 6-1 Emilia Mantello scored two goals for the winners while Gary Oulette "tallied -in a losing cause. Darin Chaki and Calvin Boettcher slipped in two goals each and led the Monarchs to a 4-3 decision over the Raiders Rob Sudiekat notched a goal in each of the three periods to pace the Raiders. Peter Saridi tallied twice in the third period and gave the Argos a 3-1 win over the Cougars Danny Chratrand flipped in the lone Cougars' marker Steve Kondas scored with 42 seconds left in the game to give the Coaldale Bombers a 3-3 draw with the Blazers John Waselmko and Cam Campbell added single markers for the Bombers while Scott Marshalsay, Allen Clampitt and Robert Wood replied for the Blazers Two goals by Lance Gilchrist carried the Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Canucks, who received goal from D Karbashewski in a Pee Wee match The Flyers defeated the Vikings with Faron Ellis scoring twice for the winners Blair Spence tallied two goals in a losing cause Ken Masson whipped in a pair of goals and propelled the Falcons to a 6-4 win over the Pintos The Flyers also tasted a loss over the weekend as they dropped a 5-4 decision to Fort Macleod Robert Nonomura scored two goals for the losers. The Penguins and Bears battled to a 1-1 stalemate in a Bantam A match David Karrunski tallied for the Penguins while Rick Gal replied for the Bears In another Bantam A encourfteY, Islanders dumped the Black Hawks 4-2 Clair Handsaeme notched a pair of goals for the winners while Duane Pytcia handled the scoring for the Hawks The Seals came back from a 3-0 first period deficit to defeat the Ramblers 5-4 Dennis Taylor scored a hat- trick in the brilliant comeback win while Stan Sawicki tallied twice for the Ramblers. Ouch... that hurts! Charles Grey of Olds Agricultural College has a pretty good hold on Jim Maruyama of Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in one of many matches staged in the Alberta College Athletic Con- ference wrestling championships at the Lethbridge Community College Saturday. Maruyama slipped out of the hold and went on to win the 126-lb. class title while Grey placed third behind Larry Serbin of the North Alberta Institute of Technology.