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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 (MHBRIOOI! HIRAID SMurrtny, Mortll 18, 'ES NEVER SEEK THE SAME SINCE THAT DAY-TSIP T' Gaels, Falcons suffer losses Foul shots kill Comets' chances EDMONTON iSpeeb sou t be A Ibcrt a high sel tool basketIxilI clubs arc in the province's capital city, for the Alberta High School ('A" Boy's Uasketball championship tour- naiiKMit, but only one club re- mains lii contention For the pro- vincial title after the opcnmg round Friday. LelNbridgc Catholic C e n tral Cougars easily defeated Grande Prairie in their first match of the tourney, but the Raymond Comets suffered a heart-breaking 52-50 loss lo Kd- munlon East glen in their open- ing encounter. Catholic Central Cougars had no trouble disposing C! r a n d e Prairie in llietr contest, build- more fight. iveii reigns as lonj LACOMBE (Special) Coal- dale Kate Andrews Gaels and Foremost Falcons couldn't find the basket and suffered first round losses in the Alberta High School "B'' Boy's Basket-j ball championship playoffs Fri- day night. The two southern Alberta clubs are now eliminated from further play in the champion- ship side of the two-day tour- ney and have only a chance for the consolation trophy. Coaldale dropped a !6-tO de- rision to Stoney Plain while Foremost gave up a 54-43 ver- dict to Grande Prairie St. Jo- seph's. Coaldale had one of their worst gam es of th e yea r ac- cording to Lcs Santa, the South- west Boy's BasketbaU League's statistician travelling with the team. "The kids Just couldn't find the basket last night ajid con- sequently find themselves out- side looking commented Santa. Coaldale, who generally hits (he basket pretty good came up wit It a mere per cent shooting average which proved to be tlteir down-fall. Trailing 22-16 at half time. Coaldale found themselves in a nit they couldn't break out of. Werner Schmeigelt led Coal- dale notching 17 points in a los- ing cause. They hit the floor again this morning and a vic- tory would force them into a three o'clock game this after- noon. If they win both encounters, they' i 1 earn a berth in to th e consolation final at 7 Meanwhile Foremost Falcons will seek the consolation trophy along with Coaldale after last night's proceedings. Falcons will dress for a game this afternoon, In last night's game Phil Kultgen and Dennis Huisman led Jhe Falcons with 12 points apiece. m SIMPSONS-SEARS TUHE-UP SPECIAL Has winter been hard on your car? Now is the time for on expert tune-up! HERE'S WHAT WE DO 6 Install new Alklole jpark plugi Install new points, condentor and rotor Reset ignition timing Check and adjust carburetor 6 cylinder 8 cylinder 19.98 Good Monday to Friday CALL 328-9231 Save with Allslate Gasoline Regular Premium SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8 a.m. to ft p.m. DctTy Friday wntll 9 p.m, 2nd Avs. end 13lh (t. R SCHUMACHER, Ont. (CP) Lawrence Nivcn, a husky 17- year-old from Edmonton, is in an enviable position. With the Canadian schoolboy curling championship tucked under his arm, he persists in talking about baseball and hockey. "I think they might be bel- he said. hockey, if you get annoyed, you can slam somebody or get into a fight. is he said in an interview in the penalty of the Mclntyre Arena where the championship was held in this community on the outskirts of Timmins. Lawrence was referring to the dissension which often erupts in his team in front of spectators, ''My brother Kick (nee on the team) either has an ulcer or he's going to get one. He was awfully grumpy the last two days." The Nivcn rink from Arch- bishop MacDonald high school in Edmonton won the Pepsi-Cola Trophy. Other members of the team are Rick, 18, second Jim Ross, 17, and Ted Poplawski, as lead Niven, already invited to n Montreal Expo baseball training camp because he works as well from the pitcher's mound a s from the hack, won the champi- onship with a ft-1 record. In his last game, he easily de- feated John Primrose of Halifax 10-5. His only loss was a 6-0 .squeaker to Gary MacDonald of Oromocto, N.B. "My toughest game wab against. Northern Ontario and I sort of expected said the 185-pounder who also plays pretty good defence in hockey. Niven won ttiat eighth-round game Thursday but had to steal one in an extra end to do it. "There I was in the IHh, my last rock silting out there like a duck in a pond on the outside ring. He was wide on a take out and missed it. "After 10 ends, a curler should be able to draw to Ihe four-foot." EXPECTED MORE FIGHT Niven, who fashions his game after Hector Gervais, said he expected more competition, es- pecially from Northern Ontario and Saskatchewan. The final standings showed Jim Wilson of Saskatoon and Rick Neff of Nanaimo, B.C., second with seven wins and three losses. Manitoba's John McTavish and Doug Dafoe of Thunder Bay, representing Northern Ontario, were third with 6-4 records. Three rinks were tied with four wins and six losses. They were Rob Burnett of Charlotte- town, MacDonald, and Mark MacDonald of Gananoque, Ont. Tom Sephton of Montreal and John Bastow of Labrador City, Nfld., tied with three wins and seven losses. Nova Scotia was last with a 2-8 record. In nth-round games, Ontario for members and its record in 1371 by Auto rally on Sunday 'Hie Southern Alberta Rally Club, in conjunction with Dun- lop Ford, will stage an auto rally Sunday. The Dimlop 150 will start at Zeller's parking lot with registration set for 11 Sun- day morning. The first car is expected to leave at noon. Trophies will be awarded for the top dri vers whi le d ash plaques will go to the top three drivers a nd n a vi gators. Sun- day's event will also count to- wards the club championship. Entrv fees have been set at non-members. defeating Newfoundland 7-G in an extra end. Other scores Prince Edward Island 7, New Bruns- wick 4; Northern Ontario 8, 3ritish Columbia 5; Saskatche- wan 8, Manitoba 4. Quebec had :he bye. In the lOfh round earlier Fri- day, Alberta easily defeated one of its supposed rivals, Saskat- chewan. The score, was 9-2 with Saskatchewan managing to count only one in the third and another in Uie ninth end. British Columbia, (railing Newfoundland 6-2 after six ends, scored two in the seventh ami stole one in each of the next three ends to win 7-G. Manitoba swamped Prince Edward Island 12-3, Quebec scored throe in the 10th end to defeat Nova Scotia 12-9 and Northern Ontario de- feated New Brunswick 9-8. Lakers inch to all-time win record LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Lakers overcame a slow stall and fourth-period lethargy to heat Milwaukee Bucks 123-107 hi one of the greatest spectator games ever played at the Forum. The La kers won the season series with Milwaukee four games to one and inched to within three games of Ihe all- time record for victories in a National BasketbaU Association season. At 6S-32, Los Angeles needs four triumphs in their last five games to crack Philadelphia '76ers' mark of 68 victories in 1966-67. MJhv aukee's Kareem Jabbar scored 50 points but said the of the Buck1 top guard, Oscar Robertson, hurt. Mets gave up hitter By TUi; ASSOCIATED PRESS New York Mets finally found the power hitting they've been seeking. Only trouble is (hey lost him last season, His name is Don Clendenon, Ihe 37-year-old whose bat and estimated salary got the pink slip from the Mets follow- ing an H-homer, 37-RBI 1971 .season. That was a drastic drop from 1959, ivhen Clendenon was named the outstanding player in the Mets' World Series miracle, and 1970, when he set a club record hy driving in 97 runs. "Despite what Mr. Hodges (Gil Hodges, Mets manager) thinks, I can still swing the Clendenon disclosed prior to Friday's exhibition baseball slugfest between the Mets and St. Louis Cardinals, who signed the veteran first baseman as a free agent. Then he went out and proved his point with three-run homers off Jon Matlack in the third and fourth innings as the Cards surged to a 9-2 lead and held on to win 11-7. Joe Torre, the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1971 who finally signed his contract last week, made his spring debut for the Cards with a single, double and home run. One of Clendenon's home runs travelled an estimated 450 feet but that was not as far as a shot by Atlanta's Earl Williams in the Braves' 6-3 loss to Montreal Expos. Williams' blast was measured by the Braves' public- ity director at 475 feet in the air. It stopped rolling 540 feet from home plate. But rookie Terry Humphrey and Gary Sutherland homered in a five-run, seventh-inning rally that gave the Expos the victory. Special loans for homeowners at Associates Jf you're buying your house, you're eligible fora cpecial Homeowner Loan at Associates any Hmeyou need That we may be able to give you a better deaU Lower rates... or longer terms... or even berth. The amount you can borrowls limited only by equity you have in your home. maybe or more, So if you have high-interest debts outstanding, or if you need cash for a second car, a boat, or any olher good reason, talk to Associates about a low-Interest Homeowner toaru See how much better otf you'll 1014 Third Avenue South 327-5711 ASSOCIATES MORTGAGE CREDIT LIMITED T n Maracaibo, Venezuela, fans turned out to see the world-champion Pittsburgh Pir ates blank Cincinnati Reds 4-0. Bob Moose and Bruce Kison col- laborated on a three-hi Her. New York Yankees made 11 three straight victories over American League champion Baltimore Orioles with a 5-1 triumph on Roy White's lOlh-nr ning homer. ANGELS HIT 19 California Angels did the lusti- est hitting of all, rapping out If hits in an li-t rout of Chicago Cubs. They also pulled off a tri pie play. San Francisco Giants scorec five runs in the eighth inning, three'on Chris Arnold's triple, but needed Bernie Williams1 run-scoring triple in the ninth to beat Oakland Athletics 9-8. Harmon Killebrew drove in his first run of the spring with a single and George Mitterwak slugged a three-run homer in Minnesota Tu'ins' 1-Z victory over Houston Astros. Boston Red Sox tagged Dick Bosnian for sis runs in the first inning and swamped Texas Rangers 1. Dick Dragof Jim Rookcr anc Roger Nelson combined for three-hitter and Kirkpatric.% helled a two-run homer as Kan- sas City Royals blanked Chi- cago White Sox 4-fl. Rookie Paul Jnfa drove in three runs, leading Detroit Ti I gers over Philadelphia Phillies 3, and Del Unser's pinch sin gfe in the eighth inning snappec a tie and triggered Clevelanc Indians' 7-4 victory over Mil- waukee Brewers. ing up quarter leads of 11-7, 31- 16 and -12-21 to earn the vie- ;ory. "We had an easy time against Grande Prairie hist night and 1 iope it doesn't affect our forniaiicc in the commented Cougars' cbacti Dean Dahl. Cougars took on the Edmon- ton Harry Ainlay Titans this norning and according to Dahl hey could possibly he in the fi- nals tonight at 9 p.m. "If the kids play as well as they did last night we've got a good chance to reach the chajn- >ionship said Dahl. Cougars' performance was up o par against Grande Prairie as they hit the hoop ?5 times in 12 attempts for a 48 per cent shooting average from the out' side. On the other hand, their foul shooting was way below par as .hey managed only eight free throws in 22 tries. COULDN'T FIND RANGE G r-aiitl e P rai rle were fa r 'mm the Cougars' 4H per cent shooting average from the out side coming up with a mere 22 >er cent shooting average Their free throw attempts were a liHIe better then the Cou- gars though as netted eight for 13. Cslvin Poirier and Peter Si kora paced the C o u g a r s' offence with 14 points apiece while Rolhden Mychasiuk add- ed 11. Hugh Young was top scorer for Grande Prairie with 10 points. The Cougars suffered no in- juries and will be out in full force today. Meanwhile the Raymond Comets blew a 41-35 lead after three quarters of play and were knocked out of trie champion- ship side of the tourney 1 asl night. The ComeLs led throughout the hard-fought contest, but two pressure foul shols by Wilt Harper with 24 seconds re- maining gave Eastglen Devils the victory. Harper led the Devils with a 2.3-p o i n t performance while Perry Brown chipped in witli l. Rick Smith was trie scorer for the Comets swishing' 16 points in a losing cause. Meanw h i 1 e in Edmonton Harry Ainlay Titans riefeated Calgary Central Memorial Rams 80-49 Friday in the game of the Provincial High School Boys A basketball cham- pionships. Eight teams are entered In the single knockout tournament. Mark Smith led the Titans with 18 points. Jerry Shockey scored 16 and Rick Johnson 14 for the Edmonton team. Garry Schmidt hooped 15 points for the Rams and Dan Lattman added 15, The Titans, runners up in the Edmonton League, led 35-25 at halftime. In another match Calgary St. Francis defeated Red Deer 51- 50 in overtime Friday night. Greg Grassiek of St. Francis hooped three free throws in the three-minute overtime period after the teams had ended reg- ulation time tied St. Francis led 28-25 at halftime. Grassick was the leading St. Francis point-getter witli 13 and Al Ripplinger scored 11 for Calgary. Red Deer's top scorers were Doug Baker with 12 and Mike Manning with 10. EAIEY SIGNS WITH TI-CATS Ralph Sazio of Hamilton Tiger Cats of the Canadian Football sizes up Chuck Ealey of the University of Toledo for o Tiger Cat Sweater in Hamilton Friday after the 22-year- old signed a three year contract with the team, (CP WirephotcO iowling scores MORNING COFFEE F'.o Bates. 159, Diane DeCalre I-iO Alice Guise 166 Elaine Slrelieve 259, Ruth Cunningham 2i6 Karen Halm Berty Hobbs Nina Slndllngcr 288 Dorothy Coolitfge 22.5, Linda AspsuPer Maureen Vay. kovich 316. M6RTINIZING Chrt-. Stiulli 591 Jear> Parley 373 Do1 Sorenson 284 Masa Goihinrnon 301 Lorraine Kirch- ner ?SO; May Hiefcer! 397 Isabella Bergman 287 Maria Jokuty Jane Pasloor 259, Leone 257 Lynne Lengyel 2i? FRIENDLY LEAGUE Keith Hubbard 253, Mauris Simp- le 267, SJan Brown 239 May Syme 2tt, Wary KIrkby 311, Jim McNeil Ml, Les Sackney U3, Liz Higu 23S, ScMahf 256, Geo Sairo 3BJ. GREENS SHOES David Srneed 3W Ken Lsrson 315 Ken Kurtz [9011, Jack Smced 30C John Rernpel Jim Kalo 326 Karlyn Spider 290 June Taylor 257 16671, E Tea nor norlgaUl 2fl? Linda Malco.iison 2B3 Betry F st- etson 255 Rose Nunwleltr 251. EAGLES LODGE Cyril Barnell 3iO Frank Gordft 570, John LaRocqup ?-l6, Gary Vfard 555, Rick Larson 224, Plomp 350, Joyce Marten 277 Gary kovkh 215, Evelyn Grcvci 245, Mary Carmen Riuke set to fiffhl Carmen Rinke of the Loth- bridge Boxing Club will take part in the Diamond Belt com- petitions in Calgary this week- end. Fresh from his victory at the Alberta Golden Glove finals Rinke will take part in the 147- pound class. The competition is open to any boxer 16 and over. Meanwhile the LBC will send a (earn of six or possibly eight to the southern Alberta elimi- nations hi Breton at the end of the month, Breton is located 100 miles west of Leduc. It was also decided that the local club would h'ost an ama- teur card April 29. WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, MAR. 20 P.M. TOR KAMATA vs DANNY BABIC TRIPLE TAG MATCH SITO t 1EE v> PRINGLE 4 Big Boutj 16 Wrestlers Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV ELRICH TIRE Montreal Toronto Detroit uffalo Vantouve Well Divi Chicago Minnesota 3i 25 St. Louii 35 34 Csfifornia 31 33 Iphla 23 35 PiMsburgn .21 35 L.os Angdei .IB LEADERS! S Rarelle, MY Orr, D Harffield, NY Gilbert, NY F. Wahovlich, M R. Hull Clarke, Pha Btreyk, B Stanlield, B SCORES National Vancouver 6 Buffalo 1 SL Louis 2 California T F A Pis. 10 257 171 110 11 165 103 13 270 172 79 12 1W IBS 72 9 299 332 6? 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