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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Salurday, March 11, 1972-THE IETKMIDOE HERAIO IS Championship game goes tonight Gaels, Lakers reach finals By YAMAG1SIII Herald Sports Writer "H you pull out Uie main beam the roof Tails in." Milk River Comets found that out the hard way as they suf- fered a 59-37 decision to the Coaklale Kato Andrews Gaels in tho semi final round of Uio Southwest Boys' Basketball zone playoff tourney at the Civic Centre Friday night. Meanwliilc in the other semi- final match, llio defending champion Stirling met a determined Taber W. R. Myers crew and hung on for a 55-50 victory to reach the champion- ship final set for p.m. to- night. Karen gave it a try, but settles for second CALGARY (CP) Gorshkoy of Russia, Schuba, a sad Austrian girl who defending champions, main- i tained a slim lead over Ange- lika and Erich Buck of West Germany. The Russians had 251.9 points and 14.5 ordinals to their chal- lengers' 250.8 and 17.5. Judy Schwomeyer and James A HAPPY MISS MAGNUSSEN Vancouver's Karen Mognussen waves to crowd after being awarded iilver laughingly apologized (or win- ning, capped her international skating career Friday night by retaining her world figure-skat- ing crown. Miss Schuba, who has domi- nated women's competition be- cause of her computer-like mas- tery of compulsory figures, vir- tually eliminated all contenders earlier this week at the 1972 world championships by build- ing up a 130.8-point margin in her figures, well ahead oJ Can- ada's Karen Magnussen and the United States' Janet Lynn, the eventual silver- and bronze- medalists. But despite her success, Trixi has skated In her last interna- tional meet. "A little bid sad" was her reply when asked how she felt about quilting. The laughing apology for winning came at a news conference when Karen said the Austrian girl was too good to catch in free-skaLing. "You always go in there hop- ing that you said the Sladky o( the U.S. were third with 248.7 poinls and 23 ordinals while the only Canadian pair, Louise and Barry Soper of West Vancouver, national dance champions, were ninth in the field of 16. Competition ends tonight with the free dance. Laycoe's move leads to win edal for her second place finish behind Austria's Trix! Vancouver girl, "even though a Schuba at the World Figure Skating championships in Calgary Friday nighf. (CP Wirephoto) Fires a 63 Rookie sizzles Fla, (AP) I'm not very happy at missing (lie Arnold Palmer said, "but I'm even more unhappy that I'm playing so badly." And the 42-year-old golfer, who last failed to qualify for the final two rounds almost four years ago, packed it in the left the field to some of pro golf's younger an old, old tiger. Palmer, the defending cham- MEALS ON WHEELS AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 327-7990 jlon, had a three-over par VS, [-.eluding a penalty stroko he called on himself in Friday's second round ot the 'lorida Citrus open golf tourna- ment and missed the cut. Chris B I o c k e r, meanwhile, stormed into a four-stroke lead li a 66 for 133. Jerry Heard, 24, moved into second with a 67-138. David Graham, a 25-year-old Australian rookie, forged a bril- liant, nine-under-par 63 on the Rio Pinar Country Club course and was at 188 along with Babe Hiskey. Then, nt 139, came Lee Trev- Ino, Dale Douglass and 59-year- old Sam Snead. Snead moved up with a 69 while Trevino and Douglass each had a 71. Jack Nicklaus came in with a 72 for 142. South African Gary Player took a 75 for 144. But neither had the problems of Palmer, who had made the cut in 85 consecutive tourna- ments since his last miss, in (he Canadian Open in 1968. All three Canadians missed the cut. Gary Bowcrman of To- ronto had rounds of 75-73 for 148, Wilt Homenuik, Winnipeg, had and Ben Kern, Toronto, 75-73-149. miracle would have to happen.11 SHE'S TOO GOOD Patting Trixi's hand, Karen said: "She's just so good in fig- ures." The gold-medallist, who also look first at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, smiled a little and said "I'm sorry." "Don't be said Karen. "Be happy." The winner's margin wasn't a By THE CANADIAN PRESS Coach Hal Laycoe of Vancou- ver Canucks has been the target of much criticism lately, espe- cially by Vancouver fans. This was not unexpected be- cause his Canucks have been struggling most of the season to extricate themselves from Ihe basement of the National Hockey League's East Division. But Laycoe seems determined not to -let the criticism dictate Ms coaching tactics, and Friday night was a case in point. With less than 20 seconds remaining in the game against Buffalo Sabrss and the score tied 2-2, Laycoo replaced defenceman aig one. She had the strong lead going inlo the free-skating but Karen picked up 98 points on her to give her a run for the title, Trix! compiled 2778.5 points and 13 ordinals to Karen's 27-15.2 and 16. Janet had 2713 and 25. The American girl said her performance at Sapporo was belter than the one Friday night. "I was a little bit more tense than I was in Sapporo. I wish I knew why." AREN'T TOO SURE Both Karen and Janet pre- ferred to look ahead "year by year" rather (han make sweep- ing statements about the future. "I'll have to said Karen. "I have to take each year as it comes and goes." She even evaded a direct an- swer when asked about 1973. was her only reply, but it's felt that Miss Schuba out of the way she'll compete in next year's world meet at Bratislava, Czechoslo- reach- out front again ICT HONDA 350 TWIN Prychun, both of Toronto, were the only other Canadians in the w o m e n 's competition. Miss Irwin finished ninth and Miss Prychim, a promising youngster in her first world meet, 15th. AH three medallists nre ex- pected to join the other top fin- ishers in the tour of champions, a series of exhibitions through- out Canada {he U.S. which begins Tuesday night in ton and ends April 9 in Los An- geles. The only other event Friday, second-last day of the five-day championships, was the second dance progrnm. Ludmila Pakhomova and Fiistwilh disc brake, first wllh i 4-strokc engines on models, Honda has always stayed out front by building belter motorcycles. Come intoi your dealer's and see the many ways Honda Is out front again in 721 CB 750 Four -ThB ultimate In pleasure, design, performance- Wore power than any other motorcycle Us size. CB 450- This 4-slroko, vertical twin delivers AS bhp al tpm. Heavy-duty suspension. Hydraulic disc brake up front. CB 350- Purr around town all day long, way down tho rpm seals, yet you slill have plfinly of power you need Ir, Plus many, many more. From Mfghly to Mini, Honda has It all. SEE YOUR NEAREST ______________________________HONDA DEALER. DISTRIBUTED BY: CLARKE S1MPKINS HONDA, 760 Alderbridge Way, Richmond, B.C. LETHBRiDGE HONDA CENTRE SALES SERVICE 1117 2nd Ave. S. Phono 327-8889 CHARGKX Southern Alberia't Largest and Most Progressive Motorcycle Dealer Canadians win first MANILA fCP) Bill Dren- tian pitched a no-hitter tonight as Canada blanked Singapore 7- 0 and finished first In the elimi- nation round of the third world m e n 's softball championship tournament. Drennan also hit a two-run homer in the seventh Inning. Kunner-up in Ihe last champi- onships in Oklahoma City in 1963. Canada goes inlo Sunday's semi-finals with an 8-1 record from the ID-team round-robin elimination tournament. Can- ada, represented by Richmond Hill. Ont., Dynes lost its only game 6-0 to Mexico. Canada defeated the defend- ing champion United States 1-0 Friday. The U.S. assured itself of a berth In the semi-finals earlier today by defeating the Philip- pines 1-rj. The U.S. ended Ihe elimination tournament a 7-2 record. Russell hurting., nets 30 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oazzie Russell ot Golden State Warriors was hurting Friday night but the crippled Sealtl Super Sonics felt most of th pain. Despite a painful back Injury Russell scored 11 of his 30 poinls in the fourth period a the Warriors held off Housto Rocitels 119-116 and moved tw games ahead of idle Seattle i Uie battle for the second an last playoff berth in the Na tionol Basketball Association' Pacific Division. Ill other NBA action, Cincin nati Royals defeated Chicag Bulls for the first time in years 194-100 and Los Angele Lakers trounced Cleveland Ca aliers 132-98. American Basketball Associa tion games saw Indiana ro over Denver 127-115 and Uta crush Memphis 129-110. The NBA Warriors have nil games remaining in which protect their slim lead. Seat! has seven left. Calvin Murphy's seaspn-hig 35 points kept Houston in co tention most of the way, wlii Elvin Hayes added 26 poin and Rudy Tomjanovich 22. Ru sell had able assistance fro Jeff Jlnllins with 25 points an Nate Thurmond with '24. Clyde Lee grabbed 18 bounds for the making the Warriors the eighth team in NBA history to have two rcboumlcrs in the same season. Thurmond has Despite Cincinnati's victory over Chicago, the Royals must await Uie outcome of a protest. to make it official. The Bulls prolested a jump ball after a technical foul call with two sec- onds left, claiming they were entitled to the ball. But even if Uie final two seconds are re- al Qiunn, Vancouver's out- anding player all night, with ycelyn Guevremont. The move paid off. With 11 conds remaining in the game, uevremont blasted a 55-foot ot that deflected off a Buffalo ayer and whizzed past goalie r Crozier for the winning Milk River ague pennant this year, fought ack to take a 40-37 margin inlo he final quarter and hung on singled. Philadelphia Phillies opened their exhibition season with a 5- 1 4 decision over Boston Red Sox on Tim McCarver's ninth-inning arn the victory. Desi McKee and Marty led the Lakers with 13 apiece while Boh Han The Hed Sox raked Steve Carlton, Philadelphia's new pitcher, for three runs. wished 22 and Robin IN FOUR 1 7 for the Trotters, The Trotters will have a good hot at capturing the consoia-aon final, due to the injury Reichardt drove in four runs with his second homer in two days and a double to pace Chicago White Sox over Detroit 7-5, and rookie Randy El- HOOP SHOTS sixth-inning homer lifted 7aels were up for last Diego Padres to a 4-3 win iemi-firml match and California Angels. le victory Randy John Brohamer sin- played a big role in home the winning run in inal outcome Stirling 10 th inning with his fourth still the favorites in the as Cleveland Indians nipped pionship match, according Brewers 6-5 and Jeff some odd makers two-run homer fea- Cornels contest was covered liie Texas Rangers' 4-0 Cablevision 2 and wifl be of New York Yankees. at a later Blefary belted a home STIRLINO IS TABER Stirling Herget 13 and singled home another Pelerson, F. Zausg 12, Drewry, Zaugg 14, 13, Perrell, H Pengilly. TotaI-55 B. Anderson 3, B.. Hansen 22, R. Hanlen 17, Aslalos, group Ericsson 3, M. Anderson, 3, Clemls, Vik. Total SO. COALDALE 5? MCLK RIVER meeting Coaldale Low 21, Redekop 1, logan, Dick 18, LKItr 5, G. Macht L. Mdchl, Schmlegell B, Bwas, King, Zfelinski 2. Tclal __ Lethbridgc Lacrosse As- Milk River Evers 7, Thlelen will hold its annua Lodermeier 10, Hieralh 6, Jetfray 2, Bellew, Ihme 2, Furlong, Wilde 7, Zerkee, Balog. Total Monday evening !n Room 4 of the Civic Centre al election of a new execu- PULFOIiD STRAINS will be the main item on LOS ANGELES (AP) agenda. An increase Angeles Kings learned Uie games popularity over that team captain Bob past year has brought will be out for a week to 10 a need for more people with a strained back suffered help in the administration Thursday night's National the association. It is there- key League game against imperative that all inter- parties attend the meet- Taking his place will be Carlin, 21, a left wing with interested In coach- goals and 31 assists in 61 referoeing or helping in with Springfield of the way is invited to attend can Hockey gathering. ATTENTION GLENDALE requests thai oil former eagues and all new who wish to reserve lanes for The 1972-73 seasonr contact Glendole Bowl MR. ROGER at 328-3311 SPORTS FANS1 I BET YOU j DIDN'T KNOW ,1 by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Dirf you know tee a National Hockey League game in which five goals were i cored in one minula and 39 letonds. I happened in a game be- I een 1 h e Red Wingi ond I Leafs at Toronto on Nov. 15, I 1944 in the third period Ted Kennedy scored at 10.36 Iand again al Hal Jack- I jon tcared at Sieve Wochy scored at ond I Don Grosso ot would you say hava been tho biggest in history? 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