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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 m imffiRIOGl HtRALD-lolurrfcty, Mcirch It, 197J Two mismntdies Friday lodiaks win with now Trinity club Bv I'AT SULLIVAN Herald Wrilcr like a fly cauglit in fresh tar n-ilh the shadow of the steam- roller closing in lied liiver Coiiiniunily College of Winnipeg fell to the Jjollibridge Commu- nity College Kwliaks 138-H in the second game of Friday night's opening of the 4-West basketball championship. In the first game of the eve- ning Trinity College of l.ang- B.C. belted Ihc Saskatche- wan representatives, Institute of Applied Arls and Scicm'e 91- 59. The victories for the Kodiaks and Spartans earned them a berth in live final of the chain- pionsiup tonight at the Com- munity College at nine o'clock. Red" Kiver Rebels and Sas- katchewan Ajnaruks will decide tlx> consolation winner at seven Are CFL players white niggers? NEW YORK (CP) A soci- ology professor from Victoria said' today the playing posi- tions anil salaries which Cann- dian players receive in the Canadian Football League make them the ''whire nig- gers" of professional spurt. In a speech prepared for de- livery to a symposium on sport, man and contemporary society at Queen's college of New York Cily University, Donald Ball, an associate pro- fessor at the University of Victoria, said Canadians suf- fer from discrimination or at least benign neglect, in the CFL. Ball adopted the "white nig- ger" lable from Quebec writer Pierre Vallicres, used it in reference to alleged ciis- criminatory treatment French-Canadians receive at the hands of the English in Quebec, He said Canadians tend to be excluded from the more re- warding and desirable posi- tions and receive lower sala- ries than imports. He backed this up with statistical charts in his paper "Ascription and position: n comparative anal- ysis of 'stacking' in profes- sional football." Ball defined "stacking" in sports as the assignment of a player to a certain playing position or an achieved status on the basis of an ascribed status. In other words, some players are favored over others for certain positions by reason oE race or national origin. BLACKS LEFT OUT Ball said evidence of this can been seen in the fact that black players are virtually ex- cluded from central positions in professional football in Can- ada and the U.S. The sociology professor ca- tegorized central positions as centre, quarterback and guards; and on defence, line- backers. He provided charts showing blacks stacked heav- ily at non-central positions in U.S. and Canadian profes- sional football. Unlike the U.S. version, Canadain football has another factor in deciding positions, that of national origin. There are Canadian and for the latter read S SIMPSONS -SEARS COMPLETE BRAKE OVERHAUL No Down Paymonl on Your all purpose Account Reg. 43.98 36 A packed house at the LCC saw the liost Kodiaks rack IID their largest point output of the season on the Scoreboard as tliey humiliated on understaffed Manitoba squad. "What oaii you say after a game like said Kodiak coach Tom Karren. Karren had just seen his first- year chib completely dominate the game. Kodiaks built up a 71-30 half time mark and completed the runaway with a powerful sec- ond half thrust that saw Kar- ren substitute freely. was simply a good workout for tonight's championship en- counter with Trinity College. Kodiaks have met the Spar- tans twice in exhibition play and have fallen twice. Trinity upended the locals 91-73 and 95- 73 in a weekend visit to the coast in January. "We're down two games to the added Karren, "We would like our revenge." The Spartans were every bit as impressive as the Kodiaks in dumping the Amaruks, We' 11 have our hand s f tomorrow evcnin g said Karren, "those B.C. boys play a good, solid game." They say the law of averages is one-in-three. That could be just what the Kodiaks are look- ing for this evening. RUN SMOOTHLY Friday night, however, things ran smoothly from the opening whistle and at the 10-mimiU? mark the hand writing, so to speak, was on the waU. Ko. diaks led and were stop- ping the visitors cold. Alec Dudas and Gary Wil- liams combined their talents to score more points than the en- tire squad. Each of the Kodiaks pair had 28 points. Dur- ant James had a hot hand as well as be came up with 13 points followed by Curt Wolsey with 17. Kendon Eakelt, who ran into foul trouble, and Gi! W o s n a k managed 10 points piece. Hustling Gary Vickery hoop- d ID points for the Rebels. 3ob Milne chipped in with 10. Kodiaks were outstanding in he shooting department as they ami? up with a brilliant 62 per ent from the field and 63 per ent from tiie foul line. In re- it was another one-sid- d story as the Kodiaks picked p an almost unbelievable 79, nd forced their opposition into 1 turnovers. Williams led Ihe rahounders ith 16 while Rick Neilson had 5, Bruce Millis and Curt Wol- ey had 13 and 11 respectively. Rudy Seimens displayed his hootin g abi lity in lead ing the Spartans to their win as he :anned 23 points. Dale McDon- ild and Al Theissen followed rith 19 and 15 points respec- ively. Eugene McWillie hit for 19 joints in a losing cause. HOOP SHOTS Winnipeg Rebels would have trouble de- 'eating any of the top three cams in the Southern Alberta iHgh School League Basket- ball is not a big .sport in Man- toba junior college circles Rebels lost their coach some hree weeks ago and their new boss hardly knows the fellows names Should be quite a jame tonight with the Kodiaks looking for some revenge from 'heir B.C. visitors ]t is pos- ible a challenge will go to east- ern colleges if tbe Kodiaks should win The locals would like to have had a na- tional championship played here. Kendon Eakett was the Our complete service assumes that your brakes will perform as. now. Fully licensed mechanics guarantee EompSele satisfaction. HERE'S WHAT WE DO A all 4 brake drumi InilolE new overiizs bonded arced to fit new drum circumference Tnipect al( wheel Ffuih hydraulic system and refill Inspect matter cylinder and lines Re-pock front wheel bearings Road test. mile bralte adiuilment, Disc Brake Service Extra. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY ONLY CALL 328-9231 ALLSTATE GASOLINE REGULAR 43.9c PREMIUM 48.9c SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8 o.m. lo 6 p.m. Dally Thuridoy and Friday until 9 p.m. Centre Village 2nd Av8. and I31h St! N. Solid 9-1 record Meieschuk rink Canadian ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) Orest Mctasclnik has conic a long way from the lean years in Winnipeg when he used to smash curling brooms in frus- tration. FYiday, he received the Mac- doimld's Brier Tankard for skip- ping his Manitoba rink to first place in the Canadian curling championship with a 9-1 lost record. It meant the end of seven years of trying for the 32-year- old technician who conquered his temper find kept his cool during the week-long competi- tion to determine the top curling DUDAS GOES UP AND SCORES Alec Dudas (5} of the Lethbridge Community College Kodfaks scores two of his 28 points Friday night as Gary Vickery looks on ar- riving too lote to check (he hustling Kodiak forward. Kodiaks chalked up a 138-44 win over Red River Rebels of Winnipeg as the 4-West championships opened. Sncfird cuts leg escaping rink in Canada. "He used lo smash recalled iMcleschuk's lend, Pat Hailley. :'0nce when he was 18 or ID lie got mad and threw a broom and just missed another guy on the next sheet of ice who was wearing glasses." HE WAS YOUNG THEN Meleschuk, one of the mos genial skips on the ice during the championship, puts his frus tration in the past and blames i on youth. "I used to blow up a lot but was young then. Heck, that wa years ago." The Manitoba rink, which als includes third Dave Roman and second John Hanesiak, wo the championship hy defeat in Mel Watchorn of Fairviev Alia., 12-3 in a final round lha turned out to he anti-climactic. The stage was set for a poss ble playoff going into the lit round. Manitoba had an 8- record and Bill Kent of Mon real wcs 7-2. Had Mclcschnk lost and Kent won, the two wo u id ha ve played off Fr iday night. "f didn't want any said Moles clink. "We went out to win it and we came through, "We wanted to win it our- didn't want to back into it. We did expect a tougher however, but we were unbelievably sharp." The M Einitoba rink, wb ich curls out of the Fort Rouge Club in Winnipeg, opened a 3-0 load after two ends and never looked back. Watchorn was forced to play a c a t c h -u p game, but tbe swingy, sticky ica foiled him and was more to the advantage of (.he hard hitters from Mani- toba. "That's the trouble with a catch-up said Meles- chuk. "You can get caught. Mel li.ssed a couple and we wera ff." The victory earns the Man I- )ba rink the right to represent Canada at the World Curling Immpionsliip March 21-25 m Garmisch-Parlcnklrchcn, G e r- lany. "1 just hope Uic boss will giva rie another week said Mfr Gschuk. Kent finished the competition 11 second place with a 7-3 mark or his Quebec rink. Watchorn, Doug Wyatt of Sas- katoon and Eldon Coombc of Ot- awa tied for third M records. Bcrnie Sparkes of Van- couver and Jack MacFarlane of SauIt Sic. Marie were nest with 5-5 marks. hockey Lelhbridgc A.C.T. Bantam 'A" Ueps will meet head on with the Red Deer Bantams for the provincial championship ti- tle Sunday afternoon. A.C.T. will host the first game of tlie two-game total goal se- ries which will resume March la in Red Deer. Game time is set for 2 p.m. al Henderson Ice Centre. Meanwhile the Lethbridge Peo Wee Marlnnds continue their playoff hid entertaining Fort Macleod Sunday morning. The opening face off is set for II a.m. at Henderson. In league play last night, Cam Jarvie (allied tvico to lead the Penguins to a 4-0 romping over the Flyers. Jerry Sstoguchi and Brent Maxwell added singles. Andrew and Dnanc Pty- cia rifled in two markers apiece and paced Ihe Vikings to a 5-1 decision over the Sa- bres. dreg Tompkins chipped in with a solo marker while Bi-ent Montielh replied for the Sabres. Allan Gcpneris scored three times as Ihe Canucks trimmed Ihe Bisons G-2 in Pee Wee ac- tion. Dale Stinson, Kevin Drew- sier and Mike Craig added sin- gles for the winners. William Brown and Fred Thompson replied for the Bi- Canadians receive praise only player fouled out of the game. KOCIAKS 138, REBELS 44 17, Eakntt ID, S. Dudas 23, Williams 33, Vtonatk 10, Nielsen 4, Pard 8, 2, -1, James 18, Frarik, 10.3, 19, DrcbIT S. iVilfnc 10, Agerback 5, Safnuk 1, Scharff, 'Aliens, McLean. Total -JJ. SPARTANS 11, AMARUKS it Spartans Gauer 3, Theissen 15, 23, McDonald 19, Ktassen 2, -lesse 13, 4, Newmarm 9, Hark 4, Harder. Total 91. Boalness 6, Dlmen 3, Jsnien 6, Jones 7, Scholer 2, Emer- son 4, Zacharius 2, McWillia 19, 4, Tots MONTREAL (CP) Police, firemen and hotel guests had nothing but praise for several Montreal Canadiens who helped save people from a fire early Friday at the Hilton Inn in St. The Canadiens, unwelcome guests in St. Louis only a few nours earlier when they beat the Blues 5-1 Thursday night in the lost National Hockey League season game between the two teams, bad to rush from the hotel as thick smoke swirled through the building. Ouiside, defence men J. C. Tremhlay, Pierre Bouchard and Guy LapoinLe, along with for- wards Guy Laflcur and Rejean Houle, pitched in to hoist and scale ladders to balconies of rooms where other guests were stranded. Trcmblay was directly re- sponsible for the rescue of Dr. H. W. Strever and his daughter, Rally Myers of Rochester, N.Y. "There is no way we can thank those hockey Dr. vStrevor said. "They savec us and we'd like the people o: Montreal to know they should be proud of them." Five hotel guests were in jurcd, mostly from smoke inhal aLion, and Serge Savard suf fered an Ifkstiteh gash when he kicked out, tbe window of hi. moke-filled room during the ire. Dr. D. G. Kinnear, Canadiens1 jnysician, examined Savard in Montreal and said the njury will keep him out of ac- ion for "about one week." 1.ETHBRIDGE MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION HOCKEY PLAYOFFS SUNDAY, MARCH 12 11 o.m. HENDERSON PARK ICE CENTRS MACLEOD PEE WEES VS. IETK. PEE WEE MARLANDS First game of two-game, rolof-gool zone 5 finalt SUNDAY, MARCH 12th 2 p.m. HENDERSON PARK ICE CENTRE PROVINCIAL BANTAM "A" FINALS RED DEER BANTAMS vs. LETH A.C.T. BANTAMS First game of two-game Polal-goal Zone 5 final Sons by two Lelhbriclge Y's Men's Native Sons can wrap up their south- :rn Alberta Junior B playoff with Vulcan Centennials to- night at Henderson Lnke Ice Centre at eight o'clock. Native Sons took a command- ing 2-0 lead in the best-of-three series Friday evening with a 5-3 win in Vulcan. The Sons won the first game 3-2 in overtime last weekend. The locals led fhronghouf Hifiy took period lofirls nf 2-1 and 4-2 inln (he dressing room in the rowdy encounter. Some 25 penalties were call- ed in the game including two misconducts and a match p ally. The match infraction went to Tommy Walker of Ihc Cen- tennials for punching I.cth- bridge coach Jim Mellan. Mel- Tan also suffered a blow from the Vulcan roarh as Ihr, game When (he two clubs decided to play hockey Marty MFUS fired home two goals with sin- gle support from Jerry Veres Larry Marchuk and Ross Walk- er. Murray, with two, and Mc- Nahb, scored for Vulcan. A win tonight would advance the Sons against the winners of the Calgary Junior B League. Coach Scotty Bowman and as- sistant general manager Floyd Curry were two of the last per- sons rescued. Both escaped down ladders from balconies outside fourth-floor rooms. But for 15 frantic miaulcs Bowman was nowhere to he found by the team and it was presumed he was lost in the After Curry was rescued, lie shouted: "Go help in trouble." "Too replied Savard. "He's gone he's gone." TRIES FOUR TIMKS Defenccman Da le I foganson had made four attempts to res- cue ihe coach hut was turned back hy the acrid smoke. "I can't sfic two feet with the he said frantically. I can't last five seconds in the room. 1 felt the bed. He's not in t. I don't know where the hell ie can be." Meanwhile, Rejean Houle had commandeered a ladder anr Bowman skidded down (he four flights. He had been waiting on the narrow balcony for help. But it was Tremblay, whose experience as a fireman in hi? native Bagotville, Quo., came in handy. He was the hero of the night. He dashed np four floors on Ihe ladder four times, rescuing terrified men and women. FATHER A FIHKMAX tjuy whoso father ii a Montreal fireman, clamberci up another ladder to do the same. The two defenccmen were cool and fearless on the wobbl; ladders, but Savard womlcrec why they, and not the local fire men, had to undertake the dan- gerous task. "The f i r e m P n. was wrong wifh them? Thw didn't want to go up the ladder, they dkln11 want to go to Scotty's room. 1 thought he was dead. I panicked and I kicked the win- dow.11 One player had an explana- tion for Houle saving Scotty Bowman. "It lie s.nid. "A guy in a slump wants Lo be pro- tected from the draft" ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Easlern Division V; L T F A Pis Boston X? 9 9 16) 1SB 10? 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