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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHMIDG EMERALD March 1971 Raymond hosts A event starting tonight Three teams hit sidelines in tourney ANDY CAPP liy LLOVD Hciald Sports Writer Tlirco teams were reeled to tiw sidelines as the Southwest Zune i Meanwhile lie Southern Al1 sclve place in the i quarter time the Coaldale crew for the Claresholm club as he hena A Boys Basketball fcutlmcst Conference came up led 3322 and padded the lead i pumped in hatf SSr total ore 1 League playoifs will roll irto I with j big game and dumped i with seven in the final session i with 15 I iiuon this evening with o I the Creek Composite of Weiner Schmeigelt and Ed the Winston Churchill School last Claresholm i Nedza paced the Gaels hooping The Gaels picked up an earlv i H points apiece while Whiti quarter lead and i beck chipped in with M three Schuller was the big man IJJ tne Bucyk fires three By THE CANADIAN PRESS Success after years of futility especially particu larly if your name is Johnny Bucyk and you have tried in vain for a long time to sip champagne from the Stanley in his 14th season as a Boston spent too many years with the club languishing in the National Hockey League doldrums not to make the most of a good His bigleague career reached a high point last spring as he skated around Boston the championship trophy held high above his Earlier this when the East Division leaders recog nized his contribution with a cheque on the occasion of his NHL Bucyk responded with a sixpoint And he hasnt stopped Thursday night the 35yearold winger fired three bring ing his season total to as the Bruins hammered the lowly Cal ifornia Golden Seals FLYERS TIE WINGS In the only other game PUTS ON STRONG DEFENCE Rene Ruggg of Mathew Halton Hawks of Pincher Creek puis up a strong defence against Lloyd Bel lew of Milk River as action gof under way in the Southwest Zone B Boys basketball playoffs ot Winston Churchill Thursday even Milk River belted the Hawks 5533 in o ne of three games Open playoffs in Edmonton Kings heading north If Lethbridge Sugar Kings could change one thing head ing into the first lound of the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoffs it would he where they play the first two who finished in sec ond place in the sixteam Leafs Saturday and Sunday m i voted rookie of Edmonton and then will play the year while McDonald top the naxt thjee games at ped the voting in the most starting Saturday and j valuable plaer While the Kings are looking for a sweep of the weekend set Deer league pennant and possibly wrapping it up at and Calgary Cougars j home next veekend Hall was open their semifinal seopens in Red Deer Saturday j quick to remark The Leafs series alternating won t be am push He Sunday if The semifinals between Red a bestofseven on the road against the Edmon ton Maple The locals were forced to the as the friendly con fines of the Lethbridge Arena had been booked by an ice show staged by the Lethbridge Figure Skating Club I would been nice to Get ihe playoffs under way at home hut then we get a good brrak said Sug ar King manager SVd Hall Suear Kings will meet the mth t h c home Sugar Kings iieading into the weekend member they finished arc healthy league strongly J i the Hall went en to say will ries According to Hall looking for the but a split would still leave us n good shape heading outside of the usual bumps and bruises the Kings are in top shape for Satmddj and Sun day the locals received adder n POST spiration the last week as John TAULEWOOD Calif Davidson and Lanme McDon The resignation of Ed Pakin aid picked up a pair of league exouitue assistant In J ark Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings played to a 22 Another game scheduled or the Montreal Forum be tween the Canadiens and Van couver Canucks was postponed o a later date a severe snow storm hit the Quebec me It was the first time in NHL listory weather had been re sponsible for calling off a Three of the four previous post lonements followed the deaths of prominent The fourth resulted from fog over the ice in Boston The MontrealVancouver a ir e was rescheduled for March A Detroit Red Wing game at Vancouver set for March 9 has been moved to March who tied a career high 69 points last now has 93 points and appears likely to be come the third Bruin to reach the century mark this Phil Esposito and defenceman Bobby have done it for the second Esposito is the current points leader with followed by Orr with Edmontonborn Bucyk counted once in each period Thursday night and was as sisted on two by who also scored his 30th goal of the sea also Comets 1 In last nights action all three j trams eliminated from further i i play were nonconference clubs who found the going a little too I The way the tournament was set the nonconference par ticipants were matched with the bottom three clubs of the I Southwest B Boys League in the first round of ta the second round the top three fin ishers in the Southwest League face the winners of the firs Winston tlu host school and Taber R Myers were the only two teams that were originally assigned t meet a fellow league member in their first tourney Going inio the second half o play the Comets had a slin 2217 lead and increased it to 3828 by the end of the third STRONG FINISH The final quarter was all the Comets needed a s they out scored their opponents 177 to salt away the Mike Hierath led the Comets attack with 15 points hooping seven of them in the final eighl minutes of Randy Evers and Donald Welsh did then share of scoring as they chipped in with 12 and 11 points For the Hawks Bruce Oullette notched 11 points and Vic Bry ant added In the final game of the eve ning the Fort Macleod Walshe clobbered the Crows nest Pass Panthers Both clubs had tall lanky for but the Fort Macleod crews experience proved to be the determining From the start Walshe High School took control of the game and grabbed a solid 146 first period lead they never re By three quarter time the Panthers trailed 4218 and real ized a victory was out of Tolley swished 12 points and Kennedy 11 for Fort Macleod while Derenzo led the Panthers with 15 in a losing 4CTION TONIGHT Action continued this after noon at 4 p when the pen nant winning Picture Butte Su ar Kings met the Kate An drews Gaels while at the lost Winston Churchill Bull dogs see action against the Taber Meyers At the Vauxhall Vikings ace Erie Rivers and the Stir ling Lakers and Walshe will match baskets in the final game of the night at In Raymond the LCI Rams and the Magrath Zeniths will officially open the Southern Al berta A Boys Tournament at 7 p These two clubs are evenly matched and should provide a lot of The second and last game of the night will feature the host Comets and the Catholic Cen tral Cougars at The Com LS ete dropped the Cougars is curke T Rename jn their two meetings this ft 13 Rcrninr fiflnrirrji J t I but according to Cougars coach son to open the scoring at of the first PHILADELPHIA 2 DETROIT First Period Phtladelphi AP I 3 Redmond 15 Beren son 5 37 Penalties Kelly 0 Dornhoefer 4 Van Impe 5 Berg man 1 34 Third Period i Ash bee 4 Watscn 5 Penalties Bergman Hie 1 Cnoko at California Sports nn inc Jinnminccd i We said itWe didnt mouth it is NO FUDDLE DUDDLE So easy to own So economical to drive 97 Inch Standard Front Due Brokl 30 Miles Prr Gallon Thr Lillls Cor thai doei everything AS IOW AS DOWN V AND 2 PEH JV ON APPROVED CREDIT MODUS TO CMO316 FROM ASK ONE OF OUR COURTrOU1 FOR A TEST BE AM47FD CHEVROLET SHOWROOM Avr nncl 8th Stivl S Phono 3273147 Hart 9 Shots on goal by Detroit S i Philadelphia 7 Attendance BOSTON 7 CALIFORNIA 0 First Period 1 On30 D bmith 7 2 i Bucyk J2 McKenne 10 53 I Penalties Hodgs 8 04Green 1 Second Period 3 McKenne i Boston Sanderson 2i Orr 13 29 I Penalty Jarrett 2 Third Period 5 Bosfnn son 25 0 CarJeton WcKenne 23 Stanfield II OS 7 Bucyk H 17 J Ppnalties Marshall Car leton 12 Sanderson 1 53 Shots on goal by California 13 9 33 Boston 11 70 77j3 LCI had proven it earlier this Action will continue tomor row as the two losers meet at while the two winners will playoff at 8 p Considers Jiimself an easy All continues to babble By THE CANADIAN PRESS Smilingly relaxed and oblig Burl Lancaster or John The odds favor champion Joe but Muhammad Ali wonders what hes gonna do after I vhup him Monday night when the two meet for the worlds boxing Frazier has been listed as a 13to10 favorite by Las Vegas bookies for the title ex pected to gross million will each of the fighters guaranteed million for the scheduled Oddsmakers like some writers pick lotta old fighters like said Ali Thursday from his training They gonna be so shocked when I win Itll be so s o in e b o d yll say its Ali will tr a i n in Miami through Trainer Angelo Dundee will then slip his man back into New York because we dont want no mob We need the Secret Service with this Im all set to Frazier said in Philadelphia as he neared the end of lie hard I was shook up I didnt go down but he hurt said Paul a 175pound spar partner used to sharpen Fraziers speed after he was caught and almost knocked out of the ring with a left He has a way of cutting the ring off hes always said Whos Ali got in training to put that kind of pres sure on the best man Ive ever worked said Billy Mole nan Williams before he went iree rounds with two of them to blaring strains of a lard rock version of Bye Brilliant year CP Dave a 16yearold centre with Athens made a shambles of the scor ing records in the Lawrence Junior B hockey league with 01 goals and 50 assists during the 40game schedule just completed The 145pound for ward finished the season with a flurry o 25 goals in his last five ing to the fans who turned in the North Philadelphia was Frazier was courteous but paid attention to with sports claimed All speak your piece and lets get out of said Frazier before the but questionandanswcr just slipped slipped out and nobody Tiiey were too busy chasing Who wants to look at him drilled on Urn heavy bag he with just the sparring to be finished today before going to New York and the Alis car was followed down the streets of Manhattan when the Louisville Dandy arrived Wednesday for the required prefight five rounds Thursday and went two sparring rounds apiece with AJcins and Rufus Trainer Angelo Dundee said that would be Alis last boxing before The 216pound Ali groaned tlirough heavy exercises after his gym I havent done these since my first victory People tried just to touch Sonny he fender or get a glimpse of these predictions that Fra he Youd thought gonna win made me work was some big movie star like J i ELRICH TIRE SPORT NATIONAL LEAGUE East LEAGUE East Division W L T F A L T F A Pt Boston 46 10 7 314 162 33 2J 12 174 185 5B Montreal 32 18 12 221 171 20 24 11 190 208 51 Toronto 33 26 5218176 20 30 7 186 239 47 Detroit 19 34 9 172 230 47 Buffalo 17 36 12 169 2J4 Division Vanocuver 18 3fl 6 167 236 35 H 7 218 166 77 West 28 21 6 207 156 62 Chcago 42 15 6233 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