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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE lEMBRIDGE MERAtD Friday, March 10, 1977 Tourney switches to Civic Centre tonight remain in playoff battle By LLOYD Herald Writer Four teams from the South- west Boy's Basketball Confer- ence readied the semi-finals of or play coiThxlctl a( Winston Churchill High School Thurs- day night. Milk River, Coaldale. Tabcr mid Stirling will continue their championship playoff bid nl the oniglit while Alberta upset alone on CRUCIAL POINT Skip Bernie Sporkes talks over a shot British Columbia Jeammates Brent and Brock Giles Thursday in Canadian curling championships. Mani- toba was leading liie Brier heading inlo today's lenlh round. (CP Wirepholo) Locals face busy weekend [ore hockey playoffs V JL V Another full weekend is on tap for Leth bridge teams seek-; ing provincial hockey ti'les. The Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association has three clubs in action while the Y's Men's Na- tive Sons of the Lethbridge Ath- letic Association continue their climb to Alberta honors. Saturday afternoon at Cam- rose the Lethbridge Midget Elks will see action in the tirst game of a two-game total-goal series for (he Alberta litle. The game is set for six o'clock. The Elks missed out on the provincial title last year losing to Red Deer. Camrose upended Red Deer this year and the Elks are expected to have their hands full. The locals received solid Incentive this past week ousting the Juvenile Kinsmen Warriors in the Southern Al- berta Juvenile League playoffs. The second game in the Elks- Camrose series is set for Adams Ice Centre next Satur- day at Tall basketball player found BALTIMORE (AP) The University of Baltimore ath- letic director went to the cir- cus Wednesday and came away with a 7-f.ooM basket- ball player. The player acquisition was Charles Nichols. 22, from Richmond, Va., who sold nov- elties with Itingling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus, Frank Szymanski, athletic director, said Thursday. CFCN-TV's NEW SEASON" KAREN MAGNUSSEN, SAPPORO SILVER MEDALISTS, competes in the "1972 WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS" "ACfVSPORts" SPECIAL TONIGHT 9-OO Lethbridge Pee Wee J far- lands are set to meet the Fort Msclcod Pee Wees Sunday morning at 11 in the first game of a two-game, total-goal series. The second game, in Macleod, has not been set. Also Sunday the Letlibridge A.C.T. Bantam Reps, defend- ing Alberta champions, renew their rivalry wilh Red Deer at Henderson Lake Ice Centre at two o'clock. Second game in the two-game series is set for Red Deer March 25th. The Reps had little trouble ousting Medicine Hat in the south final and are at full strength for the Red Deer se- ries. Meanwhile, the Native Sons are in Vulcan tonight for the second game in their best-of five southern Alberta Junior B scries. The Sons lead the ries 1-0 after a 3-2 overtime win in the first game. The same hvo clubs meel Saturday night at eight o'clock at Henderson Lake Ice Centre. Minor hockey The pennant winning Ti Cats finished their 1971 7 season in fine fashion earning solid 4-1 victory over Eskimos in Midget play las night. Paul Oullelte tallied lwic o'clock start. acceptable increase for the cur- rent pension agreement which expires March 31. Miller, who is touring the spring training camps of al! (cams, asked for I he vote following a Wednesday meeting with John Gaherin, chief negotiator for the owners. According to Miller, the owners scaled down a increase offered in January to at Wednesday's meeting. The reduction, according to ililler, meant the owners were 'deliberately trying to provoke i players' strike. That's the way you can explain that of negotiating behavior." SUOKESTS C'OUUSES Miller said the strike could ake several forms. The players might refiLsc to work after larch 31 or refuse to play in any Saturday afternoon or Mon- day niglit game scheduled for national television. Major league baseball's lucra- .ivo contract with the National Broadcasting Company provides about a quarter of a million dol- ars for each nationally-tele- vised game. Informed of the :hreatencd strike, Carl Linde- mann, NBC's vice president for spoils, said simply, "Is'o game, no pay." Milt Pappas. player repre- sentative cf Chicago Cubs, said strike is "a definite possibil- ity." According to Pappas, who was on his way from the Cubs' Scottsdale, Ariz., training base, for a meeting with Miller in Tampa, Fla., the pension fund needs in the next year just to keep pace with current standards and the owners are offering less than half that fig- ure. Meanwhile, Torre, the Na- tional League's most valuable player last season, finally agreed to terms with the Cardi- nals. The slugging third base- man, whose .363 batting aver- age and 137 runs batted in led the league, accepted a two-year contract that was reported to call for in and next season. The Cards still have three un- signed Jerry Heuss. catcher Ted Simmons and utilityman Bob Btirda. All arc in camp, ordered there when St. Louis invoked base- ball's renewal clause. The ma- neuver was not used on Torre. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Eastern Division V! L T f A PtS. Boston .......4-) 9 9 158 107 Mew York M 11 11 185 1S3 99 Montreal 4} H 12 262 168 9J Toronlo .......29 27 II 178 17? 69 Detroit 11 30 9224273 67 Butfalo .......13 39 15 172 25? 41 Vancouver U 4i 6 143 251 38 Western Division Chicago -10 17 >0 ?18 1-U 90 Minnesota 33 24 9 175 156 75 Philadelphia 33 3] 11 171 207 57 9 IBS 223 S7 184 24' California Pittsburgh Los Angeles 37 9 1W 5] 17 45 7 172 365 41 EspQSilO, fl..... Rstelle, NY B....... GllbiTf, MY..... Harjfjeld. MY F, Mahovlkh, M R- Hull, C Cournoyer, rA Slanfield, B Redmond, D Sucyk, B....... Park, NY HOCKEY SCORES National 5 St. Louis 1 Philadelphia 5 Los Angeles I American Cincinnati J 0 Rochester 3 Springfield 1 Western San Diego Salt Lake I Eaifern Syracuse S New Haven 1 Syracuse leads best-of-seven north- ern division semi-final 1-0 Manitoba Junior West Klldonan 5 St. Boniface I West Kildrran wins, quarter-final S1. James 4 Winnipeg 3 St. James leads quar- ter-Unal 3-2 Saskatchewan Junior Hymboldt 4 Saskatoon 3 Humboldt teadi best-of-seven semf- (inal 2-0 Melville 8 Prince Albert 5 Melville leads bcst-of-seven ieml-fi- nal 20 Western Canada Reglna New Wesr.ninsler 2 ETctrnonfon Calgary 1 Brandon 10 Winnipeg 6 LETHBRIDGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION JUNIOR "B" PLAY-OFF HOCKEY SATURDAY, MARCH llth Admission: P.M. 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