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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IfTHSKIDGE HKAID Friday, Match 20, 1979 ___ He's 45 Years Old Playing Career Ends, Bower Will Scout By DUUCE LEVKTT Canadian Press Sports Editor TORONTO (CP) Johnny Bower, who hrokc into profes- sional hockey before many of today's super-stars were born, quit as an active player Thurs- day ar.d went to work as a scout and goal coach for Toronto Maple Leafs. Jim Gregory, general mana- of Ihc National Hockey League club that Rower served as goalkeeper for Ihe last 11 years, said the elevation of Bower to a coaching spot could mean the introduction of spe- cialist coacte Li the NHL. He said that hockey might soon follow the example of fool- ball, where learns have several specialists operating under a head coach but that there were Seattle Owners Want To Sell HAWK HOLLERS FOR KELP Ken Harrelson, Cleveland Indians left fielder, looks lo his bench for help after breaking his right leg while sliding into second base at Mesa, Ariz. Thursday. Oakland A's second baseman, signals for lime out after the play. Harrelson be losl to his team for at feast 10 weeks and possibly for the entire season according to Cleveland Indians spokesman. Harrelson May Miss 1970 Season By THE ASSOCIATED seven innings, ar.d Hichiel The brothers May did battle Ken Harrekon of Cleveland Alien drilled a homer in Sarasota, Fla., with Lee it snap ar.d I saw my foot paint- ing in (he opposite direction." Harrelson, 23, was obtained by the Indians from Boston Red Sox last April. He batted .221 with 30 homers and S2 runs bat- ted in. Ken M e M u 11 e n slashed a three-run homer ar.d started a triple play in Washington's 8-5 victory over New York Yan- kees. The Yank's six-game win- ning streak was snapped and Frank Howard made his spring debut for the .Senators, slapping a single in three times at hat. Hank Aaron slammed his sixth homer of the spring while Pat Janis scattered three hits in six innings, leading Atlanta Braves to a 2-0 triumph over New York Mets. Aee right harder Bob Gibson ilinnesota Twins. Indians broke his right leg in an I Louis Cardinals' 3-1 trimming of exhibition game against Oak-'" land Athletics Thursday and an Indian's spokesman said the outlic-dcr might possibly miss the entire 1970 baseball season. HarrelsOTi's injury occurred while he was sliding into secowi base on a fourth-inning force-out in a game won by the Athletics M at Mesa, Ariz. "1 knew right away It was Harrelion said. "I heard Miner I Hockey Derrick Blasco fired home hvo goats Thursday night as the Canadians douTiod the Black Hawks 4-1' in Minor Hockey League action. Jim Johnson and Gary Craik added singletons for the win- Gere. Brian Konrad scored early in Ihe third peiiod avert a shutout for the Hawks. The Seals spoiled the Mori- archs a 4-0 first period leac and then roared back or a nar- row 6-1 vie lory. Cam McLcnnan scored three times for (he Seals while solo efforts were turned in hy Jnck Price, Barry Ontkcan and J Deck. Ixirne temond, Darrel Os monri, Cliff Miyashiro and Mark Bsldry accounted for the Monarch tallies. STAN PESZAT SURE KNOWS MEN'S CLOTHING Just Like Our ERNIE KNOWS MOTORS Coll Us Toddy! We Specialize in Tune-Ups CARBURETOR AND IGNITION All WORK GUARANTEED! __ TEXACO TEXACO] CAR CARE [TEXACO Anolfcer reason why you should coll in al E! Rundio Texaco Service 6lri Ave, ontl Mayor Mcigrath Drive South PHONE 327-5'l06 lamming two doubles ar.d a Ingle and driving in alt three V.cinnati runs, tat Chicago Vhife Sox best Ihe Reds 7-3 ss Carlos knocked in two runs with a double and single for the win- :rs. Willie Crawford's two-run Winer in the 10th inning sent as Angeles Dodgers to a 5-3 riumph over Detroit. The Ti- gers' runs came on homers by iVillie Horton ar.d rookies Elliott Maddox ar.d Ken Szctkiewicz. Ilcckie Greg Luzinski's run- scoring ninth-inning double gave Phillies a 65 vic- ory over Houston. Astros' catcher John Edwards bad slammed a two-run homer in :he top of the inning to tie it at 5-5. Joe Ptpitcr.e also slugged a nin for the Astros while Tony Taylor had one for the Phils. Pittsburgh Pirates rode tlie home-run slugging of Gene Clines, Ron Davis, Bob Robert- son and Chuck Coggin to a. 10-4 thrashing of Boston Red Sox. Boston got solo blasts from Carl Yastrzemski, Don Pavletich and Don Lock. Al Ferrara cracked a horr.e run and San Diego Padres rode the nine-hit pitching Al Sanlo- rini and Dave Roberts to a 9-1 decision over California Angels. Ferguson Jenkins of Chatham, Oat., went five strong innings, allowing one run, as Chicago Culis stopped Seattle Pilots W. Jimmie Hall had a home run for the Cubs. ERNIE ROSYOID SEATTLE, Wash. (AP Owners of the money-short Seal- tie TiSots filed a peii''011 United Sates District CyJi't Thursday asking lhat the Amer- ican I-eague baseball club's franchise be sold under tlie Banki-uptcy Art to Milwaukee for The p c I i I i o n snid Pacific Northwest Sports Inc. "is una- ble lo meet its debts" and "is without funds lo finance the op- erations of the baseball club Seattle in 19iD." Debts were listed totalling They include to the Bank of Califor- nia, 52.000.COO to Sporlscrvice Inc., Itie concessionaire and in notes payable lo stockholders. The petition was referred to Sidney C. Volinn, federal ref- eree in bankruptcy, who set March 3 for consideration his court of the application to sell (lie franchise to .Milwaukee. Volinn also issued an order requiring Ihe stale of Washing- ton, city of Seattle and Alfred J Schweppe, Seattle lawyer, to show cause at 2 p.m. JIarch 2- why Ihey should not be enjoinet from interfering with the sale of Ihe franchise. SUITS COMPETE The stale ond city joined in one suit and Schweppe acted on his own in another in obtaininj, Icmporary restraining order barring ihc American ar.d its 12 owners from takin any aclion lo sell or transfer Ih Seattle franchise to Milwaukc cr any other city. The league had planned to ap prove the move lo Milwaukee a a meeting in Tampa, Fla., liv jc suit, said the bankruplcj ourl action will not affect his lans to press for an injunction. Tire league and Bank oi Cali- ornia. which entered the ease s intervenors, are expccled lo sk the stale court to delay any ction until after Tuesday's how-cause hearing before Vol- nn. days ago but was blocked b the restraints. A hearing on these suits, di- recting the league and its own- ers to show cause why a tempo- rary injunction should not be is- sued, is set for a.m. today in King County Superior Court. William L. Dwyer, special as- sistant state attorney-general handling the state ami city's joint anti-trust dam- Hoop Event Tonight Capri Restaurant, Commer- cial Men's league champions, vill seek to add a provincial litle lo their list of winnings lor 1950-70. Capri will play hosl to the Alberta senior "B" basketball championships Ihis weekend with all games set for Catholic Central lligh School. This evening at seven Palmer Handles of Cardslon will pry the lid off the two-day event wlicn they meet Calgary Pre- miers. At nine o'clock Capri, will see their first action when thej tangle with Edmonton Chief tans. Action in the two-day double- knockout event will resume Sat jday morning at 11 o'clock id continue throughout th iv with the final set for eigh clock. no concrete plans in that re- Bower, the only player' In the N'ilL who became eligible to collect his pension while still an active player, has already been 'out on a couple of scouting Grego'ry said. don't feel too bad about jewing out of active Bower said. "I Iliought it would be worse than it is. 1 foil better when Mr. Gregory offered me a job with the organization be- cause I'm still going to be with the players. I'm going to enjoy it real well." He agreed with Gregory that coaches for the defence and the forwards "probably will come in time." CAN BE HELPFUL "Being a goalkeeper myself, 1 feel that only a goalkeeper can leach a goalkeeper. A lot of head coaches don't know too much alwut goaltending. They never played in that position. They have a vague idea after a might tell you, 'Well, he let it in on tho short which might he true. You sec the mistakes a goalie makes, but only a goaltender can help another Bower leaves for Charlolte- wn, P.E.I., "on Friday or fiat- day morning." "There are a few players we. They'll probably give me list. I'll keep a close eye on icm and then I'll have to make report and hand in my re- larks when I gel Bower lid. His credentials are impecca- le. Howci' is shown in the official TIL Guide as breaking in with Two Leading Golf Event Hockey Tourney Planned? NEW VORK (CP-AP1 A world cup hockey tournament which would permit the use of amateur ar.d professional play- ers, is being organized for Colo- rado Springs, Colo., Dec. 26-31. Tom Lockhart, president ol the United States Amateur Hockey Association, said Thurs- day he had received approva' for the tournament from John (Bunny) Aiicarne of England president of Ihe Internationa' Ice Hockey Federation. The plan is lo pit the top two teams emerging from the cur rent world hockey champion- ships in S t o c k h o 1 m agains teams from Canada ar.d Un U.S. Canada withdrew from Inter Warriors Beaten Lcthbridge Warriors w e r >ealen for the first time by ismbcr of the Southern Albcr i Juvenile League Thursda ,'cning. The locals, who coastc irough the season with an un :emished record, saw the: ad in a bcsl-of-fivc final ci 2-1 as they dropped an tr erdict lo Medicine Hat Whcc rs. Randy Andrcachuk led th way for the Warriors as h amc up with three goals. Si lelons came from Neil Kri anson, Gary Smith and Itob Valker. The Medicine Hat go< scorers were unavailable. JACKSONVILLE, Kla. (Al'} Don January owl Ron Cer- ralo fired 63s Thursday to share the first-round lead in Ihe S1M.OOO Greater Jacksonville open golf tournament. January, who hasn't won since he "took the 1067 PGA na- lional championship, and Cer- rudo held a one-stroke lead over a big gro'.ip locked at 69. includ- ing current PGA champion Hay i Floyd, the defending title-holder j of Ihi3 lo'.irnamenl. The were Jack Mc- Gardner Dickinson. R. 11. Sikts. JJol) Mitchell, Don Dies, and Dale Dougiass. Arnold Palmer and Jack N i c k 1 a u s matched 70s, two under par over the K.9B-yard Ili'ldea Hills Country Club course, and wore in conlon'ion. South African Gary 1'laver hnd a par 72. Dan Skcs. (ho pro and one of the had a VI. Wilf llrjn-.rnnik of Winnipeg rr.rrlcd a Al UaHing of ronlo slxit a 7S, Wavnc Vollmcr of Vancouver had 77 and I Bovr-errnaji of Toronto scored 78. national competition wa wt.cn Kuropean teams, fearing Olympic Games sanctions, dc clincd lo play against the Cans dian (earn unless the Canadian dropped the nine professions! allowed under an earlier 1II1F ruling. The U.S. was not eligible fo Ihe current world to'.irnamcn localise her [earn finished in the 1909 tournament and wa relegated lo lower B compc tilion. The U.S. won the B lou nainent, winning Iho rigM I move into top competition agai nexl year. KI.KS CHAMP DAUPHIN, Man. Palterson and his BrilLvh Co t.umbia link from Co.irtan riinncrs-up this year to Lya DaRg of Vancouver for provi cial curling championshi Thursday won tlw Klkb curlin champi'inshlp. c.iili IffA Dun Ross, sccor.il I-'raiik Coa'cs e third Sandy Sandbcrg, M.iniWj-1 7-5 in the final win lie Corby Cup. CLUB CHAMPIONS-Myrna McQuarrie and her males won Ihe 1969-70 Lelhbrldge Curling Club women's tide Thursday an exlra end victory over Irene Lindsay. The are, front, left lo right, skip McQuarrie and third Audrey Gillies. Back row, Icfi ro right are, wcond Gay Thomson and lead Audrey Fox. Thomson replaced Lois Dongwortb on the McQuarrie rink. University Wins Series Even Icveland and Providence of the merican league in the 1943-16 osson. His 1 if etime record akes up half a page. The fopt- o'es, which outline special chievemenls, show he won the ezina Trophy twice 8s leading ;11L goallender. 'ELLS HIS AGE As .1 parting gesture, Bower tilled speculation over his age. 'I'm 45 years of he aid. "And I'm certainly not oing to collect that pension, 'm going to leave it there as ong as f possibly can. Anc vhen the time comes that I re- tire from practically every- hing, then it will certain I j come in handy." Punch Imlach, former mana- ger-coach of Ihe who han- iled Bower through most of his MIL career, wouldn't believe it. In nn interview last year, Im- lach said of the man he called ''the greatest athlete that ever "1 knew the guy had been overseas in 1939 with fie army. That would have meant he was 15 at the time, if he was born in 132-1 as the Guide shows." It's a brand new series for the' championship in the City Rec- reation Hockey league. Thursday evening the Univer- sity of Letlibridge belted the jabor Club 4-1 to deadlock the best of seven series at two games apiece. Labor Club, first place finish- ers in the five-team league, won the first two games of the series only lo have the Univer- sity squrf rebound for two vie- The fifth game in the series is set (or Monday evening at the Arena at eight o'clock. Four players shared m the scoring for the University. Mur- ray Cunningham, Jim Band, Wayne Brassard and Wally Tur.ow fired singles past labor Club nclminder Ken Brown. Angel o Mauro scored the lone Labor Club marker after the winners had built up a 3-0 lead. Labor Club got the nod on 9 of 13 penalties called in the game including a 10 minute misconduct to Mauro for argu- ing an elbow penalty he receiv- ed in Ihe third period. Stampcders Sign Back CAJX3ARY (CP) Calgary Stamrxxlers today announced Ihe signing of defensive half- back Larry Kirkland, 22, from Oklahoma Stale University. Kirklanrf, six-foot, two-inches and 204 pounds, is the third new import signed by the West- ern Football Conference club. TIM Slampeders also have sign- ed two veteran imports and one new non-import. jkm ELRICH TIRE flK SPORT NATIONAL LEAGUc Eastern SCORES Nalisial W L T F A Yerk 3 Phliaiiifhra 1 flSSlcn 3S 15 17 2-13 19-1 S? Chlcaqa 39 71 E 221153 ES Delioif 3i 13 13 213 172 Hew Ycrk 35 19 15 ?3S 6 Ics Ar.gelei 1 Chicago 1 3 Pillrturg'i 1 St. LOLJS 1 Montreal 34 19 U 321 173 6 GLCfccc i TcronlD 27 23 122C42I7 Weil St. 31 34 10W US Moral PlllSbura1] n 31 11 5 Diyion f, Phi'a 15 ?3 1H 237 Tournament K 3J 21 ?3i U Poiard d oak'and la a? 12 us w Ja Lcs Angeles 11 43 10 153 1 Eail Germany 0 SCORING 5 0 G A Pfl isaJs s h of-seven fins Orr, 37 74 131 Ejp-stfio. EM 37 4? ES MihiTa, Chi 33 El Tlfter 3 J Tkaciuk, ;iY 14 75 32 "Red'Cter" Ica'cfV Govelfe, SIU 3J -4 72 Berenson. 51L 33 17 70 Junier Ba'ryi, NY JO 3S M 5 Victoria 4 Ra'ere, NY 73 34 Ai w'ns tsit-cfievtn final