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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 101HI lUHftRIBGE HEiiAlD 177 Scotland also unbeaten Duguid opens world play with pair of victories Canada and France CP Scotland remain the only two unbeaten rinks en tering todays third ipund of the world curling Don Duguid of de fending world scored his second straight victory in Tuesday nights second as he led his rink to an easy 95 win over the United rep resented by Dale Dalziels rink from meanwhile scored a surprisingly easy win against Sweden when Jimmy Sanderson led his Edinburgh foursome through a game that included a pair of Sandersons 113 win came at tin expense of Kjell Grenginark of In other secondround Switzerlands Cesare Canepa led his Zug rink to a 96 win against Knut Bjaanasn of Sta Stage is now set for puck playoffs By THE CANADIAN PRESS The Western Canada Hockey League season closes tonight as Edmonton Oil lead ers in the Western travel to Calgary to meet the secondplace Cal gary downed Edmonton 64 in Edmonton Tuesday but the games will not affect the THE WORLD 20 YEARS IATER It was 20 years ago today that the Lethbridge Maple Leafs brought great honor to Alberta and southern Alberta by winning the worlds amateur hockey championship in The Leafs gathered for a 20th reunion last week end and heres how they look Back left to are Carl captain Hec Bob who played with the Leafs when they won the Western Canada intermediate title in 1950 but did not accompany the team Tommy Bill play ingcoach Dick Whitey Don Vogan and manager Addie Front left to are Ken Mallie Don Lou Bert Knibbs and Bill Missing are Nap Mil Jack Sumner and Robert McGregor of Shorty Malacko of Stan Obodiac of Toronto and Mickey Bill Flick and Dinny three Straford playters who joined the Leafs for the world Maple Leafs copped world title 20 years ago today By DON PILLING Herald Sports Editor Today is a special day to a great many Its a special day for the Irish because it is Patricks To the Lethbridge Maple Leafs it a special day because 20 years to the they wrote the final chapter in one of the most re markable stories in the annals of Lethbridge if not the most by capturing the 1951 worlds amateur hoc key championship in The Maple who gath ered last Saturday for their first reunion since the winning of the swept past Sweden 51 before over fans to clinch the coveted They played six games in the world and they won them They whipped Finland shut out Norway bombard ed England 171 and the Uni ted States They defeated Switzerland 51 and on this 17th day of their dream came tiue when they topped the Swedes with all the blue chips on the In that championship Don McLean scored two goals with singletons going to Bill Bill Flick and Dinny but it was a great team all the way down the that paved the victory lane with Following their triumph in they climaxed their European tour on a winning note by beating England and the United States to become the first winners of the Win ston Churchill From the time the Maple Leafs left home on December 17 until they returned home April 19 during a swirling spring snow they play ed 62 They won lost seven and tied At one stretch in Europe they went 44 consecu tive games without suffering a They travelled somet h i n g like miles and played be fore over people in 14 The team was actually form ed in 1949 by a group of well known Lethbridge pucksters who wanted to keep active in to play strictly for the fun of They had to dig down in their own pockets for the money to ANDY CAPP GOT AN1 FlFTV PERCENT WHAT THEY THINK ERVE GOT Tickets on sale early next week The management of the Leth bridge Sugar Kings informed The Lethbridge Herald that tick ets will be available for the third and fouith games of the Alberta Junior A Hockey Tickets will be available from I off series between the Labor Basils leads the playoff scor one in the afternoon until five both Tuesday and Wednesday at two Local patrons can obtain their tickets at the Centre Villas League final playoff series be1 Mall while Taber fans mil be tween the Kingsand Red Deer able to purchase tickets at the early next The Sugar Kings ill travel to Red Deer this coming w eek end to cpen the best of seven ceries the and trill continue action next Wedj for rush nesday and Thursday nights in Meanwhile the City Recrea the Taber Cine I tion Hockey League final plai Club and St Basils will open ing race with eight goals and tonight at in the j five gcodjfor 13 I SCORING LEADERS Tabcr Civ ic Centre Ticket prices mil range fi om 1 50 for adults to one dollar for students and The lat tor purchasers will only good Adams Ice At present the amount of j SB games to be played to decide L the champions is not known RUSSCM u tt L clue to the current ice problems 1 LC Currently Bob Balazs of St cuswn SB get the ball not having any cf that a vorlds championship would be within their grasp some two years In the spring of with playing coach Dick Gray and manager Addie Donaldson at lie they hit the playoff rail and eventually beat out he Melville Millionaires in a lard fought eightgame series or the Western Canada inter mediate The entire series was play ed in the Lethbridge which destroy ed by fire last Friday the night before the Maple Leafs gathered for their re After many committee room the Canadian Ama teur Hockey Association gave the Leafs its required blessing in September of 1950 to repre sent Canada on a European tour and in the world tourna ment in As was pointed out at last Saturdays great dedi determination and tal ent are needed to become a world champion in any field of athletic and its a king sized understatement to say that the Lethbridge Maple Leafs possessed these and many The memory of that Euro pean trip and the victory march that started on a shoe string in Ldlibndge and end ed in a worlds championship in should forever among southern Alberta hoc key The Maple Leafs wiote a in hockey history by they upheld the hon Edmonton has 89 points and Calgary Several teams finished regu lar season play Este ran Bruins downed Regina Flin Flon Bombers shut out visiting Medicine Hat Tigers 70 and Brandon Wheat Kings made a fruitless trip to Saska toon where Blades There will be two bestof ceven semifinal matches in both the West and East divi sion of the Semifinal action begins Fri day with Estevan and Win nipeg Jets meeting in The other East division panis Flin Flon and Tiie West division semifinal matches will be between Ed monton anil begin ning Sunday in and between Calgary and Swift Cal Hammond turned aside 33 shots for Flin Flon to rec ord a shutout over Medicine In Edmonton Bad Homenuke scored twice for Calgarv as they downed the Oil Murray Erv Doug Horbul and Jim McMas ters were the other Calgary Rookie Darcy Rota and Rick Wyrozub each scored two Ed East division with 87 three more than Flin Flon and 22 more than Regina is fourth with 58 points and last and out of the has 40 Edmonton is first in the West division with 89 eight more than Sas katoon is third with 59 nine more than Swift Medicine Hat finished last and cut of the playoffs with 45 Berkley have words DETROIT AP Veteran defenceman Gary Bergman o Detroit Red Wings may be of the according to reports from coach Doug Barkley aftei Boston Bruins 114 Nationa Hockey League victory over De troit Tuesday Barkley said that Bergman would be released Wednesda Bergman had words wit Barkley between the first an second periods and didnt dres for play in the second or thir Barkley ordered Bergman ou of the team dressing room bu refused any additional com monton Estevan Bruins got their vic tory with the help of five Ju nior B players from the Este van Estevan finished first In the Bowling scores NUMODE HOMES Chris Schulz 288 May Hiebert 295 Isabelle Bergman 245 Dorolhy Matheson 284 Marlon Mc Neely 247 Mary WiBhnevski 250 Frances Costamo 244 Gloria Pearson Eunice David 243 Bev Henderson while Frances lerre Boan defeated Manfred laederer of West by an 119 Tuesday nights results left France and witzerland grouped behind the anadian and Scottish foursome omes with one win and one de while the German and JnJcd States crews had 02 Todays afternoon scheduled for a EST as the Swedish and rinks meeting in one while the Jwiss and Germans meet in a the French take on the unbeaten Scots and Canada In firstround games Tuesday Canada handled Switzerland Scotland edged Sweden handed France a 133 and Nor vay defeated the 65 in a game tot went two extra The 14end contest was tha irst of its kind since the world event went into its current spon sored format in Duguid was never in trouble m either of his games and his experienced crew that includes Bryan second Jim Pettapiece and third Rod apparently went only as lard as was necessary to win joth LIKES KEEN ICE the 24y e a r o 1 d Scottish said he found the keen which threw some of the other rinks for a to Ms liking in his secondround victory against the We got our draw game going early in the evening a We were loosened up consider ably after being tensed up in he afternoon Sanderson broke a tight 11 game wide open in the fifth when he counted four and re peated with the same count in the ninth end Duguid took advantage of an early lapse by the Americans to jump into a 30 lead after one After his firstend the Winnipeg skip added singles in the fourth and before counting two in each of the ninth aid llth Neither the nor the ScotlandSweden game has played through 12 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NAT10NAL LEAGUE East Division W L T f A Ptl Boston 52 10 7 3H 176 111 York 14 14 11 228 151 9 35 21 13 218 190 83 GP G A Pts 7 5 12 5 7 12 4 B 12 4 3 12 3 7 10 LETMDGi MINOR BASEBALL CIVIC CENTRE BOXiNG ROOM MARCH 20th AND 27th 9 TO 4 REGISTER AND PAY MINOS AND LltTtE IEAGUE SENIOR LITTLE LEAGUE BIG A Pnrcnt MU5T Accompany Fiayer Aiigelo Mosca acquitted VANCOUVER CP An with pohce in the west end gclo professional wrett1 area of kr and professional foot ball Mosca contended that he and with Hamilton Tiger the police officer were just CaKs acquitted Tuesday i ing a mantoman The judge ruled that because a croud it did not necessarily mean a distur on a charge of creating a dis turbance He was arrested last month following a loadside dis putt When Skiing THE BIG MOUNTAIN In WHITEFISH wiNNAKEE QTTAGES 1 to 4 B Units S600 oer person depending on number in group Phono4068622837 for reservalion SUNDQU1ST Sigrld Donkln Opal Taylor Pat Tunslal 275 Pat Plcmp M9 Rose Hamilton 247 Mans Smith 241 Oor een Wilson 237 Arleen Read 24D Linda Hovey 22JJoanne Sharun SENIOR CITIZENS Henry Bechthold 257 Frank Bernhart 2S4 Evan Evans 239 Jack Nunweiler Hugo Miller 235 Roy Levalley 348 Arie Koole BUI Jen sen 23rt C Van Wyk 218 Felix Hof forlh HENRY HOMES Alice Jensen Jim Wright 268 Kathy Muller Cecil Murakami Jim McPike 249 Mel LantI 255 Lynnc Land Bruce Can tield 311 Otto Pankotay 256 Verne Volden Norman Gvula 291 78 George Alevander 257 Rita Cemulini 218 Maude Orcutt 222 Francis Higa 325 Its Tanaka 291 Tokio Hori 271 Jim Hina 347 Betty Tcmiyama 247 Pat Toho 286 Tobo 286 Seiko Miyashiro 29B Urano Masa Goshinmon 234 Tom Hira shims 2 Ryo Nagata 319 Estrid Nagata 223 SENIOR CITIZENS Frances Bambrick Ren Even son Bill Jensen Emil Collin Nick Rlnnchl Arvid Oseen Spot Miller 219 Frank Richards 201 Jack NunwPiler 210 Frank Bern hart 206 Pot Plomp 233 PREBUILT SOCIAL Isabel Orslen 255 Joe Hart Necira Williams Ken Leoine 28B Karl Ncack Bob Thomson Ren Rarms Evelyn Garrett Brad Ekifr 253 Gene Ter uya 5ndi 206 MICHAELS HOSPITAL Gary Wyrostok Andy Koonmans Viola Bachmeler J05 Ed Gil chnst 241 Olive Gilfhnst Percy Smith 77 Audrey Bnkar 213 Fran Rose rjicolay Bit Moult on Mary kirkby 241 672 HEPPS INDUSTRIES Karlyn Epdzrr John Stnrp Robinson 253 Euqene Choltack Randy Wo 1st fine roll 271 737 Sherry ClarV 266 Tom Adami Montreal Toronto Buffalo Detroit Vancouver Chicago Louis Minnesota Philadelphia Lcs Angeles California LEADERS Bos Bos Bos R Chi Tor Bos Tor McKcnue Eos Mikita Chi HOCKEY SCORES 34 29 6 225 166 74 19 37 13 182 258 51 20 35 10 192 2W 50 19 42 7 188 2M 45 West Division Jli 16 92W167 97 29 23 17 193 1B2 75 26 30 15 174 204 67 25 33 18 191 202 5B 20 36 12 202 268 52 17 47 5167272 39 6 A Pts Plm 62 72 134 62 35 93 128 81 50 54 104 4 41 56 97 95 41 49 90 32 30 43 76 24 20 51 71 fl9 34 35 69 2 26 42 68 lOfl 22 45 67 79 TUESDAY National Boston 11 Detroit i St Louis 6 Montreal 2 Minnesota 7 Los Angeles 1 Chicago 7 Vancouver 4 Central Fort Worth 3 Amanllo 0 Kansas City 5 Tulsa 1 Eastern Syracuse 7 Johnstown 4 Bestofseven quarterfinal tied 25 Charlotte 11 Nashville 5 Charlotte leads best of seven quarter final 30 Greensboro 6 Salem 4 Greensboro wins best of seven uarter final 41 Ontario Junior Montreal 5 Peterborough Toronto 5 Ottawa 1 Hamilton 2 London 1 Niagara Fails 4 Kitchener 2 Manitoba Junior Boniface 4 James 1 Boniface leads best of seven iimi final 20 Western Canada Estevsn B Regina 3 Flin Flon 7 Medicine Hat 0 Saskatoon 5 Brandon 1 Calgary 6 Edmonton 4 Saskatchewan Senior Regina 8 Yorkton 2 YorKton leads best of seven final 31 PRO BASKETBALL NBJV New York 115 Los Angeles 82 Chicago 113 Baltimore 99 Atlanta 130 Philadelphia 125 Milwaukee 119 Phoenix 111 Cincinnaii 113 Buffalo 102 Cleveland 108 San Francisco 103 ABA Indiana 130 Piltsburgh 119 Kentucky 122 New York 104 Memphis 127 Denver 113 or of their their prov ince MU the city and area which they Most of the world champions were on hand for the That included Cail Sorokoski incidentally celebrated his 30th birthday the day the Leafs captured the world cap tain Hcc Bill coach Dick Whitey Ken Mallie Don Lou Sir Bert Knibbs and Bill living in Lethbridge and and Tommy Wood and Don now residing in Jack Sumner was on hand for a poilion of the proceed ings despite hockey of ficiating duties m Mining were Nap Milroy and Kobert McGregor Of Lothj Verda Hamlilon Short cf Ncl m OF son and Stan now a j0hn Remrei Casey van public relations officer with the Toronto Maple as well Bill Dinny Flanagan and Mickey three Strat ford placers who joined the fenm for the world toiirna Thank for mak ing Lcthundgc a world cham 7B Sandy SCflMcrqood 270 Aha Enns 309 Douq Younq J3fl Robin Wheeldon 397 Cap Tremel John Scatlor qood Mane Smith 251 fcfina Lowcn 2N Vera Alison 273 Nancy Humphreys 255 693 Douq PcdTscn 355 T CBrekl S5 Elaine Sinclair 291 H Sclwflitrpr J Bnb Anrlcrsn 220 Eclilh Volh 337 P Cliurch 231 0 Corney 221 Mary Carney Lynel Gaelz 223j Janice Johnson MILE WRITTEN GUARANTEE ON SUPREME 150 TIRES Full 4 ply Polyester Cord or Other sizes priced comparably TIRE SALES SERVICE Mont or 317M4S ;