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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta TUT iniUlRIPCT HCKAIP Monday, Mcirch 1771 f.P.'5' Three, executive members resign IOOKING FOR St. louis Cardinals third baseman Joe Torre turned down a two year contract according lo reports. Contract offered for the first year. Torro reportedly wonts for tho ions 15-5 and 15-9 in straight iels for the Utlc. They will now compete in the 4 West championships in Calgary. Rick Furukawa and Robert I-aing combined talents in the men's doubles to earn a berth n the finals. The locals upend- ed SAIT's Eric Wong and Lam 15-5 and 15-6 for the r'in. Tho LCC had hvo other chal- lenges, men's singles and gals doubles. Terry Link lost in his for Lhc singles title while Debbie Bare ham, and Debbie Lucas were thwarted in their attempt schedule. Drumhellcr Falcons previously held last place with 23 points, four behind Movers and the League ruling moved the team to sixth place from seventh. Tho directors said that play- ers Dave Rhine and Neil Noble of Maple Leafs were ineligible because they had not prop- erly registered by cither lhe league or the Alborla Amateur Hockey Association. tast week the league execu- tive, ruling on Die situation, fined the Maple ?600 and suspended manager Rick Cro- ckett for the balance of the season, deciding agaiast any forfeiture of games. The executive said the fault lay wilh management and the fortunes of lhe players shojld not jeopardized in such a case." The director's decision spark- ed resignations from league president, Jim Scoular of Cal- gary, secretary manager Don of Red Deer, and Jim Stewart of the Maple ,fs, chairman of tile board of directors. Scoular, resigning effective March 31, said he reached his decision. Drummond and Stewart said .heir resignations were effec- .ive immediately, Drummond because ihe "directors had ob- viously lost confidence in the and Stewart be- ANDY CAPF jjpj'i 11 i'..... NEVER. GRASP TWiT plFFFKfNCE BETWEEN BEING-'' Cp_iATr5NTYVE AN' i L" States, Placid's OljTTipic Arena and Platlsbiirg Stale's field house. The Canadians came closest to stopping the Russian skaters a tic Friday night. The United States did not even come close as it tost all six games the last one a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Russians Sunday. Bob McAnceiey scored three Roals at Canada routed the U.S. 3-1 Saturday night. The Canadi- ans up second with a 3-2-! record. One of the real surprises ol lhe games was the victory o; Lisa Richardson of Vancouver in the wmen's downhill. Miss Richardson started 29th and last. cause "1 have no other The league ruling left Cal- gary Cougars in first place with 70 points, Red Deer Rustlers in second with 62. Calgary Can- ucks tliird with 58, Lethbridge Sugar Kings with 41, Movers fifth with 32. Drumhellcr with 28 and Maple Leafs with 23. Maple Leafs are expected to appeal lo the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association. The league schedule ends Tuesday with the playoffs start- ing in Red Deer and Fxlmonton Saturday. Cougars withdrew from the playoffs because the team uses over-age players. Reps The Lethbridgo A.C.T. the second game of a besl- Lured the Southern Alberta Southern Alberta Ju- vincial championship, League series the Kins- Medicine Hat 9-3 over the Warriors blasted the Mid- Elks 13-5 in an aU-Lclh- A.C.T. downed their scries. ents 22-8 in the two-game AJtsop and Terry Pocta Ron Moser tallied three limes for A.C.T. in their easy victory over the Gas City crew while Kick Collier, Grant Marchuk, Darrel Osmond, Greg Keveder, Brant Marchuk and Cam the Warriors with three goals each. Gary Marclmk and John Boyle added a pair each while singles to Greg Hamilton, Dong Pinney, end Brian Sedgeu'ick. Lennan added Meli, with two, and Ber- Neil Moser notched all e S vre nnc Terry Roberta Medicine Hal goals in the Guy Pomohac, wHh iin- replied for the Elks. i ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA Junior W L T F A Pis Car Couqari 35 13 0 350 151 Deer 3 Lelhbrtdge 7 it the gals title. Rinke captures Golden Gloves KDMONTOtf (Special) Dale Anderson of Rocky Mountain House, Alta.. was named the outstanding fighter at the AI- hcrtn Golden Gloves Boxing card Friday, A mlerson scored a sp] i t dc- cision over Hamilton of Vancouver to win the 119 pound division. Oilier winners were Chris Tus of Vancouver in the 112 poiuid division, Dennis Chief moon of Calgary, 125 pounds, Marv A r n e s o n of Winnipeg, 139 pounds and Carmen Rinke of Tvethbridge, 147 pounds. Blades clinch berth By THE CANADIAN PRESS Saskatoon Blades have as- sured themselves o[ a playoff berth in the eastern division of the Western Canada Hockey aiicl part of the reason is the sharp play of rookie cen- tre Bob Bourne. Botim e, 17, scored his 25th ant] goals of the sea.son Sunday to lead the Blades io a 6-2 over hapless Victoria Cougars. The Blades hold second place in the division, three points back of Regina Pals and 11 ahead of third-place Brandon Wheat Kings. Pats blew an opportunity to Increase that lead Sunday, fall- ing 7-L to Winnipeg Jets, while Wheat Kings suffered a 7-4 de- feat at the hands of Edmonton Oil Kings, Also Sunday, Swift Current Broncos, who trail Win- nipeg at lhe bottom of the east division, downed Medicine Hat Tigers 7-5 and Calgary Center mals whipped new Westminster Bruins 8-2. In league action Saturday, Flin Flon Bombers edged Bran- don 7-6 and Medicine Hat bombed Victoria 8-1. Broncos picked up their up set win in Mrdicnc Hat by out- scoring lite Tigers 4-2 in the third period. Kelly Pratt and Brent, Lcavins scored two goals with others coming from Terry Terry Rus kowski and Dave Williams. Medicine Hat- scorers were Stan Lanny McDonald, Lief Anderson and Jeff Ablett with his 56th and 57th of the Deer 52 li 0 260 Canucks 33 13 2 210 175 Jfl bndge 21 37 l 193 117 41 W.overs IS M 7 18-i 13i 3! H 0 18? 319 3? Leals 10 73 3 531 13 ven wins from s for using ineligible players) NATIONAL LEAGUE 1 DiwHlon A P J3 7 27S k M. M 10 7E2 JJ9 98 3T 11 1? m 163 90 33 27 11 173 176 67 It T) 9 723 21R t7 13 38 15 147 S-J6 41 r t6 6 153 315 33 Division -10 17 9 215 Ml l 33 13 9 171 1S1 75 51 3S 9 114 5S ?1 33 11 140 IS? 53 i 13 3? 14 IflO 1-16 h ?l 3d 9 169 71A 51 clei 17 43 7 1W ?54 41 71 101 3? 51 97 50 9? .1? 37 Canada SasVafoon 4 Victoria Swift Current 7 Wediclni Hat I -Edmcmtm 7 Brarvdcn 4 Winnipeg 7 Rerjfnn 1 Calgary a Westminster 1 SATURDAY National Toronto J Los Montreal 5 Vancouver Ooiton 5 Detroit J PiUsbursh 4 Minnesota Philadelphia A SI. 3 Cleveland 1 Richmond 8 1 Bosfcn 5 Springfield i Central Dairai 5 Fort Worlh A Kansas City t Tulsa 3 Oklahoma City 3 Omaha fl Western Phixnix fi Sealtie 3 Diego 4 Salt lake S Interi F. Mahovhich, 3.1 79 -11 3S 39 11 M 66 V) 46 if, HOCKEY SCORES SUNDAY Ualienal Chicago New York 4 Vancouver 1 Los Angeles 3 0 Wonlreal 0 St. Louis A Buflalo Detroit f> Piltsburrjh 3 Srolia Providence 3 Richmond J Cleveland 3 Baltimore 4 Rochester I CenlraE Fort Worth Karnas City 1 Okfahoma Cily J Tuls.i 3 WPilcrn Portland 5 Phvnix 3 Inlernallonal Fort Wayne 10 DPS Molnas Muskegon i Toledo 5 Por Dayton ori Huron T Leaders hard-pressed by oldies Nicklaus, battle it out Eastern A Johnslov.'n 3 Island 7, Ciinlon 6 CharroUe 3 Q Greensbcro 1! PetcrshLirc Western Internaticn Spokane t craribrook 2 Spokane leads bes1-of-sei Final 0 Moin 1 Forl Wavne 4 Port Huron I Flint Columbu-. T Toledo 6 Dayton Eailorn Clirvfon 4 Long Islar.d 2 fJpv.- J SvracuiC 1 Johnitov.'n 4 Hew Haven .1 St. Petersburg 3 RoAmVe Saskaloan i Yorkton 3 Wenern international Cranbrook fJelson 4 Klmhcrlev t Trail i. Saskatchewan Junior Prints Albert 10 Weyfcurn 5 Prince Albert wins best of Mv quarter-fi'nal Alberta Junior Orurnh-ller 7 Edmonton Woven I Weslcrn Canada fUedlclne ITat 8 Vlclorla 1 Flin Flon 7 f> British Columbia Junior Vcrnnn 5 Chilliwack ,1 Kelc'A'na 5 hCamloops 4 BASKETBALL SATURDAY NBA York 113 PhiladPlnhia US Ananls UO Portland 101 Goldert State 114 Seattle fS Cleveland 130 Houston 133 ABA York 123 Plllsbtjrgh !3j rioridians Vircinis 1U Cflrnlina 123 Kentucky 93 DaUas 38 Utah 134 Denver 130 INTERCOLL EGIATE C1AIJ Men's URC E7 80 UBC wins championship UBC 7J University of W.B. 69 UQC championship i MIAMI CAP) It's a Nick- laus-Trevino gunfight at I h e O..K Doral with Ihe Over-Uie- Hil! Gang in pursuit. "IV! hotter shoot a B7 Mon- Trcvinn. "or i'm a dead Mexican. Jack Kkklaus is the best that ever picked up a club and what about them old fellows? Wren they gonna Last year's two leading money winners sloshed into to- day's final 13 holes of the rain- hampered Doral-Kast- crn eprn potf Imirnamenl in a deadlock at MMmilcr-par 2CG. Nicklaus nrjiiallcd the rwirsc record witj] n 6i anrf Trevmo took 51! hours to complete hii third Bo. ''fl's rained so much here, I feel like I'm wading across Uic Rio said Trcvino. fiS San7 Snead, .70. !.1iol a W and stood one shot behind fs'icklaus Trevino at 207 after 54 holes. Paul llarney, a 42-year-old club pro, stood with Slammin' Sam as he, too, fired a four-un- dcr-par i3ob Rosburg. -ri, only four strokes behind ;iftri- inji a Sunday round of 70. His putter's shaft, snapped four boles trom UM finish and Bob one-putted all four uilh Ihe sub club. Julius Boros, 52, slwt 70 to stick wiUvi striking range at fivc-under-par 2il along wilii Arl Wall, a man of 47. N'icklaus dropped nine birdies in one of the hottest rounds of the year. He had rounds of 71- 71-frt and Trevino was 69-69-68. KKRN HAS 217 Ben Kern of Toronto shot a 71 and had a three-round total of 217. A double round of 36 holes h.'id hjcn scheduled for Sunday S a t u r d a y 's play was washed out But long itelay made it impossible for officials to complete two with Ihc trimmed down field of only 62 players. A major controversy erupted Saturday when ,lack Tulhill, director of the tournament play- ers division, invoked a never-bc- fore used regulation and arbi- trarily trimmed the field from 82 players to 52 in an attempt lo get in a double round Sunday. The 30 players cut from the field were those with 36-hole scores of 147 and 148. Kach re- ceived SI87.M. Many were op- posed to the decision. Among the 30 was Wilf tlom- cnuik of. Winnipeg, who had 143. MOVE UP TO GENERAL Better Mileage RADIAL 50% 6 Ply Puncture Protection ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES ft SERVICE S 402 III An. South Mom 337-4884 or 327-4445 ;