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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta JO THE VETHKIOGS HEKAID Montfoy, March 1973 SPORT Colbert takes win in stride JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jim Colbert has a strange philosophy, possibly a unique ap- proach to" the game of golf. "My reaction to anything that happens on the golf course is no reaction." the? little veteran said after Ms teeter-totter triumph Kings alone on top By TUB CANADIAN PRESS Edmonton Oil Kings, with a helping hand' from Brandon Wheat Kings, look a big step Sunday night towards winning the Western Division race in the Western Canada Hockey League. While Brandon upset Medi- cine Hat Tigers 3-2. the Oil Kings came through with single goals in the final two periods to dump Calgary Centennials 4-2 and take sole possession of first place as the league moves into the final week of play. With four games to play, Ed nionton has 84 points, while the Tigers have 83 with two games remaining. The third-place Cents have 81 points with only one contest left. In other games Sunday, Sas- katoon Blades demolished Flin Flon Bombers 11-0 to tie a league record for team points with 101, and Tvew Westminster Brains downed Reglna Pats 5-3. In the only Saturday game, Victoria Cougars surprised Re- gina W. Darcy Rota scored his 70th goal of the season for Edmon- ton with two minutes gone in tha game and three minutes later John Rogers banged pnck in to give Edmonton a 2-0 edge. Centennial defenceman Brian Molvik scored twice be- fore the period was over, but Roger scored in the second pe- riod and Fred Comrie added one in the third to boost the Oi Kings back into first place. AWARDED PENALTY SHOT A penalty shot by Peter Wur ster late in the first period helped Brandon spoil the Ti gers1 chances of keeping firs place. Wurster was awarded the penalty shot when he wa: pulled down by Rand; McDonald on a breakaway Kelly Greenbank and Ric! Blight had the other Brandon goals, with Boyd Anderson an Ed Johnstone replying for Medr cine Hat. Saskatoon's win over Fli Flon, its 45th of the year coupled with 11 ties, enablec the Eastern Division winners I equal the 101 mark set by Ca gary last year. The Blades ca set a league record with a wi or tie against Swift Curren "Broncos in their final gam Tuesday night. Danny Arndt ami Rus each scored two firs period goals and Garth Dictrk added one as the Bladi jumped to a 50 lead. TI rest of the offensive punch w supplied by Dave Lewis' t goals and singles from Byre Jackson, Don MeLeod, Pat Ro nc-y and Fred Williams. Saskatoon goalie Ed Hump reys blocked 21 shots in increa ing his league-leading shuto total to five. Ron Kennedy's three goals in the Greater Jacksonville Open. "There are no birdies or bo- geys, no eagles or double bo- geys. They are only numbers. If you cnn get that way you can play this grur.e. It's my way." Colbert hogeyed four of his first five holes. He opened with a two-stroke lead in the mild, sunny weather of the final day, then found himself four strokes behind Jimmy Wiechers after j only five holes 1 He regained the lead, built il I to two strokes, lost it and dropped behind again, regained t in dramatic fashion and pre- served it even more dramati- cally. The final touch came on the 17lh green at the jar-72 Deerwocd Club course. He held a one-stroke lead at that stage, but had missed the green and needed to make a NEVER MINO AS3UT US TIUU WE 'OLD MY 5HOPPIN FORA'SEC THEY'AVErlOTRcuatB ACTIN' UKEMEN, BUT WHEN IT COMES TO ACTIN1 LIKE Celtics let 19-point lead get away on them seven-foot putt to save par. Ifl he misses the putt, fiive men are tied for the top spot going to the final hole. "He amazed said Johnny Miller, one of the quar- tet lurking just one stroke be- hind. "He just stepped up lo it and hit it like it was a putt on the practice green. Amazing." He pared out for a 73 and the third victory of his eight- year lour career with a 279 to- tal. Wiechers, Miller, Dan Sikes and Lou Graham tied at 280. Wiechers twice held the lead, only to blow it with bogeys on par five holes. Jack Nicklaus and defending ampion Tony Jacklin of Eng- id never were really close, ough Nicklaus had an opening He closed with a 71 but his 8 total and tie for 26th place as his poorest finish of the ear. Jacklin blew to a lat 78 in e final round and was even jrlher hack at 291. Ben Kern of Toronto closed ith a 74 for a 293 total worth fly THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "Everyone is looking forward to the end of the Phila- delphia coach Kevin Loughery said Sunday after his '7601-s rowed to Baltimore Bullels 129- 118 to extend their National Basketball Association record- Losing season to 69 games. "This is not the end; this is just the start of .aid Boston's Tom Heinsohn fol- lowing a 103-105 victory over Kansas City-Omaha Kings that wrapped up the Atlantic Divi- sion championship for the Celt- ics. Elsewhere Sunday, Mil- waukee Bucks edged Atlanta Hawks 105-104, Los Angeles La- kers trounced Phoenix Suns 131- 113, Portland Trail Blazers up- set New York Knicks 99-96, Clu- cago Bulls trimmed Detroit Pis- tons 119-107, Seattle Supersonic? downed Houston Rockets 121-11! and Cleveland Cavaliers nippet Buffalo Braves 102-101. The Celtics blew a 19-poin lead but then went ahead fo good on Dave Cowens' layu] will) left. One more Boston victory o Los Angeles loss wili assure th Celtics of at least a tie for th Foreman offered solid pact test record in the NBA and the lome-court edge should the two earns meet for the champion- lu'p. MIAMI (AP) Boxing pro- moter Chris Dundee has offered heavyweight champion George Foreman SI million to defend his title against Jimmy Ellis, a Miami Beach spokesman said Sunday. David Berman said Dundee tendered the offer on behalf cf a group of Miami area boxing enthusiasts in a telegram lo Dick Sadler, Foreman's man- ager, in Hayward, Calif. Berman quoted the telegram as- saying the Group will pay you million to defend your title against Jimmy Ellis any Tuesday in May or June at the Miami Beach Con vcntion Hall." Minor hockey roundup take commanding ead into Red Deer Tha Marlands split a pair if Bantam "A" games staged i the weekend. In their first contest, they uffered a 5-1 decision to the laple Leafs wlu'le in their scc- nd they shutout the Marooas -0. James Severston scored three Lines in leading the Leafs to heir win while Allan Gepneris eplied for the Marlar.ds. The Marlands picked up tlieir inly victory with Brent Mon- ieth, John Fraser and Neal 'ovey notching singles. In Pee Wee play, Greg Braun scored a pair of goals and gave the Bisons a 6-1 verdict over the Beavers. Vernon Pytcia tallied in a losing cause. In another contest, Jon Me- Paddem, Brian Evanoff ant Chris Sparrow scored a goa' apiece and paced the Canucks to 3-1 win over the Bears, who received their only goal from Rick Leich. The Sabres skated lo a 5- victory over the Braves. Dale Belsher, Lane Belsher Warren Calder, Scott William and Jim Miller tallied for th Misn clanipit scored for the Braves. In IjaiKJUi v ncuon Jerrj Mifcla, Roland Makarenko, Dav Stinsca and Bill Caswell pottc in a goal each and led the Mus tangs to a 4-2 win over th Kings. Geoff Cox and lioo notched singles for the Kings. Reed Stringham and B o Schlegl managed a goal eac ami lifted the Cougars to a slin Brad Lowe tallied (or the .ruins. The Mustangs also scored a 0 shutout over the Nug- ets on the weekend. jMikla, Mark Lamaine and Celly Danielson tallied for the The Rangers and Ramblers >attled to a 4-4 deadlock. Theo DeGroot scored twice and Clarence Taal and Kenny Allen once for the Rangers while Barry Buryan, Randy Sei-vice, Mitch Van 'Dyk and Peter Sarich replied for the Ram- blers. Two goals by Gorrie jave the Seals a 3-1 decision over the Blades. Daryl Ferguson chipped in with a solo marker while Wai ter Dyck tallied lor the Blades Trent Auch fired in a hat Lrick and Allen Blankenship added a pair as the Monarchs whipped the Hornets 7-0. Teammates Scott Simmon1 St. Mary's fails in bid TORONTO fCP) Like most hockey coaches. Bob Bouclicr cf St. Mary's University Huskies hates losing. As a matter of fact, Boucher never saw his team lose a game during the 1972-73 season until Saturday when they dropped a 3-2 verdict to University of To- ronto Blues in the Canadian In- tercollegiate Athletic Union paced the Bruins over Regina. 2-1 victory over trie Bruins. hockey final. ind Carey Kamitomo aided nth singles. In exhibition Midget play, .he Lethbridge Colts tripped up Vulcan 5-2 Saturday night. Greg Kveder scored twice for he Colts while singles were added by Dave Jackson, Bob Quinell and Handy Watmough. Jim Randlo and Les Chamb- ers replied for Vulcan. ]n two Midget games Thurs- day night, Rob Hawkins fired in a hat trick and ied the Ti- Cats to a 5-1 win over the Roy- als. Brian Anderson managed Ihe lone marker in a losing cause Doug Stenbeck rifled in three goals and gave the Stampeders a 6-4 decision over the Bees. I Ed Parker notched a pair of goals for the Bees. In Bantam "A" play last night, Terry Heinrich, Lloyd Krikke and Pat McCune scored a goal apiece and lifted the Ca- nadier.s to a slim 3-2 verdict over the Black Hawks. Ron Schway and Terry Mc- Nealy tallied for the Hawks. The Flyers skated to a 4-3 victory over the Pintos io JJec Wee action. Billy Orr, Farran Ellise, Craig Twa and Darren Jloroz scored for the Flyers while Mark Cameron scored Iwice and Greg Forrest once for the Pintos. Com Jarvie blinked the light twice and propelled the Pen- guins to a 4-2 win over the Blues. Allan D u v a 1 and Tlandy Va'nce chipped in with singles while Kob llarvie and Chris vSeierson replied for the Blues. John llavlicek led the Celtii with 28 points, Jo Jo scored 26 points and Paul Sil added 24. Baltimore blew a 13-poi lead against Philadelphia b recovered to hand the '76e their 69th defeat in 78 star adding to their NBA record I futility. Archie Clark led Ihe Bull vith 27 points. Kareem Abdul-.Jabbar paced lie Sticks with 22 poinls. At- anla's Lou Hudson led all scorers with 28. Jim McMillian scored a ca- reer-high 42 points in leading Angeles over Phoenix. Geoff Pelrie scored 34 points and Sidney Wicks added 25 plus 18 rebounds and six assists to lead Portland post the Knicks. Chet Walker hit his first five shots in the opening period and Howard Porter hit five straight in the second quarter as Chi- cago whipped Detroit. Dick Snyder and Fred Brown combined for 13 points as Seattle outscored Houston in [he first six minutes of the fourth quarter and broke open a 1 tight game. Spencer Hay wood led the Sonics with 30 poinls. Cleveland stretched its win- ning streak to four games by edging Buffalo as Lenny Wil- kens scored 21 poinls. Saturday's scores were: New York 117, Golden State Warriors 103; Baltimore 120, Philadelphia 115; Detroit W, Chicago 97; Cleveland 114, Buffalo 97. Lethb ridgo Midget E1 k s a commanding llirce- oal lead in the provincial mid- et "A" finals by posting a -2 victory over the Red Deer )ptimist Chiefs Sunday afler- oon. The- second and final match n the two-game total-goal final "layoff scries will be staged lar. 31 in Red Deer. At Henderson Sunday after- icon, the two midget clubs bat led to a 1-1 stalemate after the irst period but the Elks earned a slim 3-2 edge by the end of lie second. Two more unanswered mark- ers in the final period gave the Elks the comfortable margin into the last malch. Joe Meli and Baden Pilling sparked the Elks' ailaek with a pair of goals while Randy Lowe added a single. Don. Lund and Jim Causgrovi replied for the Chiefs, who were assessed five of 14 minor penal ties during the tliree periods. Meanwhile in provincial PCI Wee "B" playoff action, lb Lethbridge Voyageurs advanc ed to the finals as they score a 12-7 victory over the For Atacleod Cougars in the fina game to their two-game goal series Saturday night. Voyageurs captured the ser ies 19-11. Fred Thomson led the Voya geurs' attack Saturday wii a four-gal performance whi Peter Watson and Don Coul added two apiece. Singles came off the stick of Rodney Snopek, ivano Frai lin, Dale Kaminski and Duan Ptycia. Wade O'Sullivan scored thn times in a losing cause whi Peter Schvindt, Tim Ashle Ian Hart and Melvin Gemme chipped in, with singles, In exhibition Pee Wee aclii on the weekend, a visiting tea from Great Falls dropped pair of decisions to Lelhbridp opponents. Saturday the Maple Lea ause. John Kupis, cored a slim 4-3 victory over w visitors while Sunday Ibe cd Wings earned a hard- ught 8-7 win. In Saturday's tilt, Brent An- a-son, Mauro Cattoni, Bill nativk and Walter Montina Hied a goal each against Ins lulh club while Steve Kratigei' itched three goals in a losing Michael Craig nd Kevin House fired in a pair goals to lead the Wings lo .heir verdict while Bob Severt- on and James Severtson aided vith singles. John MacKav scored a hat- rick for Great Falls. Lethbridge Kinsmen War- lors won the Alberta Juvenile onors over the weekend. Warriors scored five unan- wered second period goals lo efeat Medicine Hat Wheelers -3 to win their two game otal goal series 13-7. The two clubs had fought to a 4-4 lie "ast weekend. Rod Pocza paced the War- riors with three goals while teammates Gregg Mon'.ieth and Nelson Doenz added a pair each'. Singles went to Lcs Viscr and John Milroy. Randy R inker tallied two for the Wheelers while Tom Wray completed the scoring with a solo marker. Warriors got the nod on five minor penalises while the Wheelers were handed 18> in- cluding tliree misconducts. The Elks will meet the Mid- get Colts in an exhibition game tonight at at Henderson Ice Centre. Meanwhile, the Lethbridge ACT Bantam Reps came up sour and lost G-3 lo Red Deer in the first game of their Al- berta playoff. The same two clubs meet here in Lethbridge this weekend. Short sport SHARE DIAMONDS WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) The board of directors of New York Meis during the weekend the sharing of Shea Stadium with New York Yankees during the 1974-75 baseball seasons. Yankee Sta- dium, the Yankees' home park, I be undergoing renovation during that time. WINNNG DEBUT Secretarial, 1972 Horse of Year, made his debut as a t h r e e-year-old Saturay at Aqueduct by winning the seven- furlong Bay Shore Stakes with an explosive stretch run which drew an unsuccessful claim of foul. And Linda's Chief, second only to Secretariat in the Ken- tucky Derby future book, con- tinued to look good as he won the 11-16-mile San Felipe Hand- icap at Santa Anita for his fourth victory in live starts this year. SETS JERK MARK MOSCOW (AP) Soviet weighlifter Yuri Golubtsov set a world record Saturday in the under-132-pound weight class at an international tournament in Tashkent. Golubtsov 348.7 pounds, 2.2 pounds betler than the old mark held by Bul- garian Norair Nurekyan. MERCKX LOSES NICE, France (API Ray- mond Poulidor of France won the Paris-Nice cycling race Sat- urday, taking the over-all lead from Eddie Merckx of Belgium on the last leg. Joop Zoelcmelk of Holland won the final leg of the classic, a race against the clock at Turbic. What's New in Trailering from PREBCO? NO MONOX Delects the presence of deadly carbon monoxide be- Jl QQ fore it can be harmful. For use in CAR BOAT HOME B OFFICE FACTORY ONLY g AVA1LABIE NOW AT PREBCO 600 4th Avenue North West of the Gets Company Exhibition season ininil swing Play ball draws nearer BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS St. Louis Cardinals scored six! runs in the sixth inning to spoil the spring debut of Stan Bah- nscn, then held on for a 9-3 vic- Inry over Chicago White Sox Sunday. Bemie Carbo's two-run homer triggered the seven-hit ex- plosion against Bahnsen, who pitched only two innings. Joe Morgan, Dan Driessen and Dave Conception each had three hils and drove in two runs to pace Cincinnati P.ecis lo an 8- 1 i-it-lory over New York McLs. Dick Woodson, Bill Hands and Jim Strickland combined for a two-hitter and Minnesota Twins, scoring six runs in the sixth in- ning, clobbered Boston Red Sox W. George Mittenvald had a two- run single in the outburst. Pittsburgh collected nine hits off three Baltimore pitchers and defeated the Orioles 7-4. The Pi- rates' attack featured two hits apiece by Gene Clines, Boh Robertson, Rich Hcbner, and Jackie Hernandez. Ron Swohoda, Rick Dernpsey and Hal l.anier each drove in two rurs as New York Yankees erased a six-run deficit in the sixth inning and added four more in the seventh for a 10-6 victory over Detroit Tigers. Ed Sprague and Mel Eclmey combined for a live-liit shutout as the Cincinnati Reds blanked Philadelphia Phillies 3-0. The Reds scored twice off losing pitcher Larry Christcnson in the third as .Jim Driscoll, who dou- bled to right, and George Fos- ter, who was hit by a pitch, scored on Bobby Toian's double down the left field line. Don Sutton and Eddie Solov- mon also combined for a five- hitter as Angeles Dodgers heat Houston Astros 6-0. l.cc Lacy led a ICi-hit IXK Angeles attack with three singles and a double and Willie Crawford drove in three runs. Texas Rangers scored three runs on Alex Johnson's homer and a triple by Mike Epslein to defeat Atlanta Braves 5-1. Keith Marshall singled home Amos Otis from second base li- the bottom of llio 10th inning tr give Kansas City a .T-2 over Montreal Expos. Otis, who also singled three times, started the Royals on their way in the I0th with a double. A bases-loaded double b> Rich McKinney in the scvent! inning gave Oakland Athletics a j 7-5 victory over Cleveland In dians' B squad. Boy's Wear NYLON SHELLS BOYS' CASUAL JACKET Feofures a hidden hood, elajlic cuffs and a contrasting diagonal racing slnpe. Colon of Chocolale BroVr-n, Raspberry Wipe, Powder Blue, Navy and Orange. Sizes 8 to 18. SPECIAL An ideal spring jacket with knitted cuffs and waist and you can choose from knitted collar, or regular collar styles. Sizes 8 to 16. SPECIAL BOYS' SHORT SLEEVE SPORT SHIRT d polyester blend. .99 BOYS' 3 PACK COLORED BRIEFS Pcrma press coHon Plain and check pallerns. Siies 8 to 16. Regular rise style with conlroiling white Inm on waist and leg openings- Made of 100% cotton in colors of Blue, Gold and Green. Sizes S.M.L. SPECIAl Boys' Brushed Denim Flares 100% cotton in bold plaids. "2 insert front pockels end a wide 2" cuff. Plain shades of Blue, Navy and Brown in slurdy 100% cotton. Styled with insert front poctcefs and 2 paleh pockets in (he rear. Sizes 8 lo 16, SPECIAL 100% sanded coiton in plain colors. Slip knee slyling with 2 patch pockels. 8 to 5PKIAI Siies 8 to 12. SPECIAL Sizes 14 to 18. SPECIAL COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL 2025 Mayor Magrath Vrlva DEPARTMENT STORES J Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. IF YOU TAKE AWAY OUR LOW YOITVE GOT A REGULAR DEPARTMENT STORE ;