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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Ihimdoy, March I, 197J THE UTHSRIDOI HMAID IS Bad fence and foot i, Willie hurt, hits sidelines By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS San Francisco Giants have lost the services of Willie McCovey, their slugging, injury- plagued first baseman, for sev- eral exhibition basehall games due to persistent fool and knee ailments. McCovey, who missed the majority of last season with a Sons grak opener 'No rebound for Creak Garry Craik of the Lethbridge Native Sons didn't get a cbance at o rebound as Gary Mann's shot beat Taber Palace Pals' goalie Dale Emmel- kamp. Mann, not in the picture, scored twice as the Sons dumped Taber 6-3 in Ihe first game of their Central Alberta Junior B League final. Canadians display their great depth Habs' bench-warmers better than Leafs By THE CANADIAN PRESS The Montreal Forum could have charged coach John McLellan admission Wednesday and it likely wouldn't have made him feel much worse than ha did after watching his To- ronto Maple Leafs get beaten by Montreal Canadiens' bench- The Leafs "played their guts said McLellan, but were overpowered 4-1 when Montreal coach Scotly Bowman called on some of his bench strength, in- cluding rookie Murray Wilson who got a goal and an assist in the National Hockey League mismatch. "They've got a hell of a ST. LOUIS 5, BOSTON 3 First Period 1. St. Loula, Demar- co 5, 2. Boslon, Roberts 2 (Shep- pard, Vadmals) 3. St. Louis, Rotoerlo 15 CO'Shea, SabourlrO PcncHies Durbano Second Period 4. Boston, Esposllo J5 (Orr. Wallonl 5. St. Loan., Demarco 6 (Unger, Plante) 6. SI. I ouls Evans 7 (O'Sheal pcnallles O'Donnctl Durbano :03, Marrlck Mad- Igsn Smith Third PerlctJ 7. 5t. Louis, Linger 33 (Thomson, Durbano> Penal- ties Plante Duroano Shots on GOB! by Helton B 7 SI. Loijll 7 MINNESOTA PITTSBURGH I Period 1. Minnesota, Hex- tall 24 (Gotdsworlhy) J. Minne- sota, Harvey 19 (Droutn) 3. Min- nesota, Drouln 23 (Grant, Mohns) t. Minnesota, prenclke 21 (Hot- brook, Oliver) 5. Minnesota Hextall 4 (Parlse, O'Brien) 4 Piltshurgh, .Rupp 7 (McDonough, Pro- novosl) Penalties Ihy, Hextall minors Polls Harvey Burns minor, mlsconduc Second Period 7. Pittsburgh Shack 18 (MacDonald, Apps> e Minnesota, Prentice 22 (Oroutn, Har vey) 9. Pittsburgh, Schcck 1' CAppsl 10. Minnesota, Hextal 2i (Goldsworthy, Pari-seJ 11 Minnesota, GoldswoMtiy 24 Penalties lager Rulnn Bait Shots on goal by etroll T 14 tranta t f MONTREAL TORONTO 1- Flrsl Period 1. Montreal, Tardtlf 2 (Houle) 7. Montreal, Lafleur 3, 3. Toronto, Keen 29 (Tromp- on, Fortier) Penalties La- cse Dupe re Slttier, Tardif :5T, Lemelre second period 4. Montreal, Wil- jn 13 (Bouchard) Penalty SrlsdalB Third Period s, Montreal, Le- ttiaire 3B (Wilson, Laperriere) 'enalty Fcrtler Shots on goal by 'oronta la 9 11 Montreal 15 10 34 NY RANGERS 2, PHILADELPHIA J First Period 1. Philadelphia, Mac- Lelsh 43 CBIadon) 1UU; 2. Rangers, Tkaciuk 23 (Neilson, Vlckers) 'enallies Stemkowskl Schultr, ather majors Irvine minor, Kelly major Clement Bar- ber Sacond perlcd 3. Rangers, Gil- bert 22 (Rousseau, Ratelle) Pen- alties sathtr Clarke DU- ponl Third Period 4. Philadelphia, Flett 35 (Crisp) Penalties Ash- bee Kelly Shots e-n goal by Philadelphia 4 11 Rangen 14 12 H CALIFORNIA 7, BUFFALO J First Period 1. Buffalo, Grattcn 7 (Ctrriere, Perreault) 2. Bumlo, Meehan 29 (Robert, Pratt) pen- alties Stewart Pratt Second Period 3. California, J. Johnston 23' (Patrick. McKechnle) Penalties Grallon Me- Aneoley Third Period 4. California, R. Smith B (Weir, Stewart) Penal- ties Pratt Horton Shots on goal by Buflalo 1" 7 California 11 7 said the envious Toronto coach. "And that at a guy like Steve Shutt sitting on he bench." But what made McLellan en- vious made Bowman feel good. "It makes you feel pretty good when guys like Wilson, Claude Larose and Pierre Bou- chard, who haven't played thai regularly, come up with a game lite that." BRUINS UPSET In other NHL games Wednes day, Philadelphia Flyers held New York Rangers tn a 2-2 tie St. Louis Blues upset Bosto: Bruins 5-2, Minnesota Nort Stars whipped Pittsburgh Pen- guins 10-4, Detroit Tied Wings defeated Atlanta Flames 5-2 and California Golden Seals tied Buffalo Sabres 2-2. Montreal widened their East Division lead to 13 points over the second-place Rangers. Any combination of Montreal wins nd New York losses totalling ix will put the Hangers out of contention for first place. Six is said Bowman. we've got a lot of con- fidence and things look pretty good." Bowman pointed out that his club had played five games in eiglit days and the fresh players he had'on the beach picked the team up. "Guys like Frank Mahovlich Henri Richard and Jim Roberts have played an awful lot o hockey in tlie last few days and hombed 10-0 at Philadelphia, rlarc Tardif scored 49 seconds nto the game and Guy Lafleur made it 2-0 40 seconds later. Dave Keon got his 29th goal .ater in the first period but the Leafs were never able to ge past Dryden again despite some good chances. McLellan, who Had Ron Low in goal, said he had no mis givings about not having Jac ques Plante who was traded Saturday to Boston. "Sure we might miss him this The Lethbridge Native Sons drew first blood in the 1972-73 south division championship playoff finals of the Central Al- berta Junior Hockey League at the Henderson Lake Ice Gen- re Wednesday night. The Sons earned the one- game lead in the best-oWive series by posting a 6-3 victory over the visiting Taber Palace Pats. Tlie winners of this series will advance against the northern division champions for the league championship title. In last night's encounter the Pats grabbed a 1-0 firs period lead but sat back and watched the Sons comeback with two unanswered marker in the second. __ The Sons clicked again carl In the final period and went o io drub the Pats. Gary Mann paced the Sons with a pair of goals while sin jroken arm, has been ham- pered by leg problems tlirough- out his career. He received an injection of cortisone Wednes- day, a drug usually used to treat arthritis and other dis- eases of the connective tissue. McCovcv has worked ou lightly this spring although troubled by a foot arch. The cortisone was ordered alter he reported some pain in his knee which he apparently favored be- cause of the foot trouble. Meanwhile, Willie Mays New York Mcls reported his knee felt better and stated h would wait until the end o spring training to decide if h will retire from baseball, In exliibition games Wednes day, New York Yankees de- Iealed Minnesota Twins and D troit Tigers beat Pittsburgh P ales 8-3. 1TTEB LEADS YANKS Frank Tepedino, New York esignated hitter, collected four its in six trips, with three do )les and one run baited in to rower the Yankees over the I thought our fresh made the difference." DRYDEN A FACTOR Goalie Ken Dryden also made a big difference to Montreal when the Leafs carried the play early in the second period when they were behind by only 2-1. At the start, it looked as if I.eafs might have another night year, could said McLellan. even have been He good like Sunday when they were Leafs. lonight but you can never tell. We've got to Veep building for the long run." Plante, in fact, did not have a gocd night in the Bruins goal at St. Louis where he once was a favorite of the fans when he played with the Blues from loss to 1970 before going to the Cheevers had shutout for 60 minutes alright 1972 BELOW INVOICE CLEARANCE gles came off the sticks of Brae Cox, Albert Dumont, Randy Joevenazzo and Ray Heathcotc. Darcey Virostek, Rod Flex- houg and Larry Smith replied By THF. CANADIAN PRESS Cleveland Crusaders ap- peared to have it easy dominat- ing Hie World Hockay Associ- ation Eastern Division for most of this season but now it's get- :ing so tough tat even n 60- minule shutout by Gerry Chee- vers isn't enough to assure a victory. The Eastern leaders stumbled APPAREL PHONE 327-2620 Riggs, King play SAN DIEGO (API Veteran Bobby Hiffgs gained a top oppo- nent Wendesday when Margret Court accepted his challenge to prove thai women can play tea nis on a level men. A spokesman lor Riggs saic after talking by telephone with Mrs. Court's attorney that the Australian star and Riggs, 55 will play a match April 28 a San Diego. The besl-of-three sets wil carry a cash prize, hal ot it put up by Higgs and the rest by the resort developmsn located northeast of San Diego Higgs, a former Wimbledon champion, first issued the cha! lengo Feb. 21 to Billie Jca: King afler he said Mrs. had complained men' were ge ting bigger prize money tha women players. 'After Mrs. King dcclinec Riggs asked Mrs. Court. Her a lorney quoted her as sayin (hat even if she loses "I'm go- ing to have a good go at it." o their seventh loss in their ast nine games Wednesday, ight after Cheevers had shul- ut New England Whalers for Jiree periods. But, in overtime, John French 'eat Cheevers on a rebound to give the Whalers the 1-0 victory 'hile Al Smith completed his hntout in the New England net. In the only other WHA game Vednesday, Houston Aeros de- eated Los Angeles Sharks 3-1. The Crusaders retain their Eastern lead, but by only two joints over tlie Whalers who lave a game in hand. WORKED HARD it in the same period when he beat Aeros goalie Wayne Rut- ledge. In tonigill's games, Winnipeg Jeis visit Quebec Nordiqucs, Al- berta dikes play tha Coi'gsrs in Chicago and Minnesota Fighting Saints face the Blazers in Phila- delphia. New England peppered Chee- vers wilh shots while Rmilii HOLTZMAN SIGNS MESA, Ariz. (AP) Pitcher Ken Holtzman, a 19-game win- ner for Ihe world champion Oakland Athlelics las' year, c.ime to terms on his 1973 con- tract Wednesday, the club an- nounced. Holt7mon has been working Ihe club despite his for the Pats, who picked up three of the six minor infrac- tions called' during the three periods of play. Kim Rockenback kicked out SI shots in the Sons' nets while Dale Emmelkamp blocked 36 drives for the Pats. Meanwhile in local exhibition action, the Lethbridge Midget Colts whipped the Lethbridge Juvenile Warriors 10-6 last night. Bob QuinneU was outstanding for the Coifs scoring no less than five goals while teammate Cam MacLennan chipped in with a hat-trick. Greg Lewis and. Greg Kveder also managed singles in the win. Handy Lomas handled most of the scoring for the Warriors with a three goal outing while Denis Mezie, Greg Ba- bino and Jim McClellan added solo efforts. Only three minor penalties were assessed in the cleanly- played contest. LETHBR'DGE TABER J First period 1. Tafcer, Vlroslek (Cote) Second period Lethbridge Coy 3. Lethbridge, Dumont [Mann Joavenaizo) penalties Me Neughfon, Smith, GoruX. Third period 4. LelhbrKge, Manr 5. Taber, Flexhaug (Wulikel 6. Lelhbridge, Jofivenano (Cox, Poczai 11.33; 7. Taber, Cole B, LelhbrldgB, Mann (CralV, Dumont' 9. Lelhbridge, Heathcote (Joe in the opener of. their pring training schedule. Cele- ino Sanches, Fred Frazier and Ken Bennelt smashed home uns for'the Yankees. Thcve was no progress re- ported in efforts to sign Min- nesota's threo big Harmon Killebrew, Rod Carew and Jini Kaat. The Twins said hey signed Carew, but ttie in- fiefder denied it. The Tigers, tlie American League East defending cham- pions, hammered 16 hils in- cluding three by third baseman Tony Taylor, to defeat the Pi- rates. Centre fielder Mickey Stanley had two singles and a double while his replacement, Dick Sharon, slugged a home run and a single in two turns at the plate. Catcher Johnny dales signed his contract with Atlanta, re- ducing the number of Braves' holdouts to three, including pitcher Pat Dobson. At the request of baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn, t h e National League is polling its teams on whether they favor 1972 CORTINA 4-DR. SEDAN 2000 cc, aulomalic, power disc brakes, electric window reclining leals, BELOW INVOICE PRICI use of the designated hitter rule for away spring exhibition games against American League clubs. Chub Feeny, president of I'l National League, sent tele- grams to NL clubs and a deci sion was expected today. ilrlout. venerzo, Marchuki Porra, Kover, Kirn 1972 CORTINA 2-DR. SEDAN 2000 cc, aulo.r power dls brakes, electric window de- frost, reclining leals. BELOW INVOICE PRICE S2520.62 Bowling CAPRI BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS Arthur 250, Bill Jensen Bunny Malcney 269. Bill Ritey Bechttold 271, Frank Ber-v nart 254 Len Hsimrest Maggie Oliver 232 Hilda Bi- anchi 259, Ruby 320, Hilda Holub 216, Lil 220. HIGA'S El ma Groves 250, Marlene Bosch ia Connie Warshalia. Chris Ell 289, Suian Wotstcn- crcil 251 {451 J, Dut Anderson ?fil Pat Jarvie 562 Barb Scatlergocd Edilh Volh 249, Jenny Feher 253. PREBU1LT SOCIAL Gary 536, Arl Fukjndga 3-17, Linda Malcomscn 239 Judy Legasse 2JO, Geo Fujikawa 228, GuI- la Bunnage 232, Joe Schmalz Katie Novak 218, Nalda Low 21.5. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Jack Smeed Ken Kurti 297 Reg Arnold 296 <7QO, Oflo pankolay Ivor Carlton 30i Fletcher 255, Ruth Af- doff 3M, Shirley ?M. Cflrol 17'53 Kail ?H CMD, Wllms Valsr 193 All Pedrlnl made only 21 saves and vers had little chance on Ilin one I hat got by him at 7.S7 of overtime. The Cleveland goalie made a save on a shot by Tim Sheehy but the puck bounded out in front where French fired a backhander for the game win- ner. At Los Angeles, Ihe game looked as thoug'i it go into overtime. But with four minutes remaining, right- Frank Hughes got the first of his two goals to break the 1-1 lie. Hughes deflected a shot by defenceman Dune McCallum past Los Angeles goalie Russ Gillow. Then, with less than two minutes remaining, Hughes clinched the victory by beating Gillow on a 10-foot shot. Gord opened tlie scoring for Houston in Ihe sec- ond period and Pcicr Slaler tied Five skips are named first to Hall of Fame COMMERCIAL MEN'S SLOW PITCH THERE WILL BE AN ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE COMMERCIAL MEN'S SLOW PITCH LEAGUE THIS Thursday Evening p.m. at MINER'S LIBRARY CLUB Anyone interested in entering a team is asked to have a representative present. EDMONTON (CP) Five skips who took 14 Canadian curing championships were among 18 men named Wednes- day as original members of the CDr.odian Curling Associat i o n (ACA) Curlers Hall of Fame. The list included H builders and seven skips Ernie Richardson of Re- g'raa, Ken Watson of Winnipeg, Malt Baldwin of Edmonton and Ron Northcott of Calgary. The other skip, Murray Mac- N'cill of Halifax, was named as R builder along with (he other members of the first rink Io win the Canadian championship. Named wilh McNcill were tlu'rd Jack Macfnnes, second C. L. Tory and lead J. E. Do- nahue. Also named in entirely was the rink led by Ernie Richard- son to four Canadian champion- ships. Brolhers Garnet, Sam and Wes shared the honor, an- nounced at the annual meelin of Uie CCA by retiring presi- dent W England of Calgary. No other skip lias won more than three Canadian titles. Watson won three champion- sliips as a skip and was a past- president, of the Manitoba Curl- ing Association (MCA) and a life member of the MCA and the Dominion Curling Associa- tion, now known as the CCA. SKfl'PED 3 WINNERS Baldwin and Northcott each skipped three championship teams. Bill Lumsden of Winnipeg, chairman of the nominating committee, said leads, tliirds and seconds who played on more than one championship will bo given "priority consideration" Ln future nom- inations. Also named as builders were George J. Cameron of Winni- peg, credited with originating the Canadian championship in 1927; T.. Howard Stewart and Walter M. Stewart of Montreal, Peter Lyal of Montreal, Thomas Gennie of Toronto, Sen- ator John T. Haiu of Winnipeg, 1972 DEMO RIDEAU 500 2-DR. HARDTOP V8, oulo., PS, F8, radio stereo combination, 429 4 barrel, factory air, fully equipped. Was BEIOW FACTORY INVOICE NOW the late Sir Donald Smith and Colin A. Campbell of Toronto. Tlie hall will be esablished in Winnipeg. Campbell played in the na- tional final as a player and is a past-president and life member of the CCA. He is the only Ca- nadian who has ruled as presi- dent of the International Cur- ling Federation. Sir Donald Smith', Lord Slrathcona, was president of the CPR in its founding days. He is tlie only Canadian to reign as president of the Royal Caledo- nian Curling Club of Scotland, the parent club of Canadian curling. Lyall, Rennie and Haig were the first trustees of the Macdo- naid's Brier tankard, which goes to the winning rink at the championships. Senator Haig also was first president of Hie Dominion Curling Association. Tte nominating committee was composed of Lumsden, Campbell, Frank Sargent of j Thunder Bay, Bill Mackay of Montreal and Bill Good of Van- couver. DROP INTO OUR BRAND NEW TRUCK CENTRE Right on Hwy. No. 3 BET THE ONE BEST DEAL HERE SUPERIOR MOTORS TABER, ALBERTA 48th PHONE 223-3537 223-2722 ;