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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta March THE imUKIDGI HEUID 19 Russians easy victors Americans surprise Czechs From APREOTER Ish team is favored against the I Czechs we know they Craig Patrick and Henry Bou Switzerland CP said the IS The opened up a 31 lead iha Veteran Vaclav Nedoman r The Soviet world hockey champions since got off to a good start Friday in its quest for a ninth straight title with an 112 victory over West Ger Inihe other openingday game of the sixteam double roundrobin the United States upset Czechoslo the team given the best chance to beat the 5 In todays games the plays Sweden and Finland goes against West The teams play each other here until March 26 and then switch to Geneva for return matches with the championship ending April Canada withdrew from inter national hockey competition a year ago to protest an Interna tional Ice Hockey Federation decision not to allow the use of professionals in world Murray coach of the U said after his squads surprise victory Fri day If we can beat the Czechs so then we might upset a few of the Bertil whose Swed GOALIE CHECKS CZECHS United States goalie Carl Wetzel jprawlj on ice at Friday at he locks puck In World lea hockey champonship gams between United and Czechs BoKslav Statsny 2 attempted to beat player in background is Bruce The Americans upset the favored Czechs Outcome of World event wont have bearing Duguid to quit competitive curling France or defending champion Don Duguid Winnipeg says this world tournament is his last crack at competitive The 35yearold curling once he was led Canada into todays fourteam playoff with a 70 wonIost record for the second straight Duguid won 106 against Scot lands Jintmy Sanderson in the seventh round The Winnipeg foursome tac kles Switzerlands Cesare Ca uepa in one semifinal today while Sanderson takes on Dale Dalziel of the United States in Ticket prices will be raised TORONTO CP Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League will raise ticket prices by as much as a seat for next months Stanley Cup The club announced Thursday that red seats normally costing will be worth The cheapest the will be boosted from to 5 50 during the regular will cost Bowling CAPRI BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS Henry Bechthold 224 Frank Bern harl 240 Len Milner 258 Norah Hof forth 231 Van Wyk 238 Jack Nun weller 517 Tom Archbold 238 Roy LaValley 2JS Berl Madlll 222 Arie Koole 273 HENRY HOMES Bruce Candeld 264 Mary Mor ccm 225 Hugh Ried 274 Len Kunn Jerry Areshenko 259 705i Frank futile 283 Kalhy Muller 229 George Alexander 247 Fran Beresnak 248 Lydia Geworsky Scotland and the finished 123 in regulation play to qualify for todays Ca nepa played an extra game Fri day night against Swedens Bjell Grengmark to gain his The Swiss and Swedes had finished regular play with 34 records before Canepa won 95 in an extra game Friday night to qualify for the who defeated Scot lands Bill Muirheed 114 in last years said that the time it has taken him to gain the Canadian and search for the world title again has cost me too much Ive had too much time off my job and Ive blown my vaca Duguid said An assistant marketing mana ger in Duguid said he hopes to be able to teach young curling enthusiasts in Mani tobas high school Sanderson finished 52 and Dalziel wound up with four vic tories and three defeats bv vir Softhearted bookie upset LONDON AP This land of the often unusual and came up Thurs day with asofthearted Philip manager of a big betting shop near Bir Englands second largest said he thought his customers got gypped over a prize fight decision and so he is giving the losers their money Softhearted Phil was burned up by the verdict which dethroned heavyweight Henry Cooper and gave his European and British Empire boxing titles to 21 yearold Joe Bugner in Lon don Tuesday The controversial verdict was by only onequarter of a point and many ringside ob servers were I get my living out of sport WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MARCH TRIPLE MAIN EVENT LES THORNTON vt PAUL FELLER ARCHIE THE STOMPER GOULDIE vi GIL HAYES ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER vs DAN KROFFAT Plui 3 more Big Bouts Including Sensational Triple Tag ADMISSION S2 BOX OFFICE OPENS 7 Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJIHTV and I felt that this was a slur on said It will cost me a weeks pay and perhaps a start in to the sec ond week to refund the money to those who bet on How much that he wouldnt About that Laister said that boxing fans on the continent would have gone I have talked to many peo ple who were he So many people are not in a position to do anything about But I felt that I So I am paying back the stake money to the people who backed Cooper was 2 to 5 favorite to Bugner 2 to tue of a 32 win against The Norwegian link of Knut BJasnas finished 25 when it lost a 54 extraend decision to Ger man veteran Manfred Rae Switzerland had handed France a 65 loss ia the same France and Ger many finished with 25 Duguid scored in only three of the 13 ends to defeat the Trailing 10 after three the Winnipeg skip scored the first fiveender of this years competition in the then added four more in the ninth In the with Canada lying Sandersons double takeout try missed and went through the Duguid drew to the 12foot ring with his first stone and the Scottish skip fol lowed with a draw to the eight foot Duguid removed that rock and stayed to count The ninthend four was scored when the Scottish skip missed a draw shot on his final stone and missed the allowing Du guid to draw for The also gained from a Swedish win in the afternoon Roy who throws fourth rocks for the tried a complicated double tak eout and also attempted to have his stone stay in the He missed and Dafeiels crew stole a single in the final C a n e p as Fridaynight win against the Swedes earned him the European Curling Cup as well as playoff berth He won it as the top finisher among the five continental Eu ropean Hawks reach playoffs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Atlanta Hawks clinched the second and last playoff berth in the National Basketball Associa tions Central Division Friday night with a 112111 overtime triumph over Chicago Bulls but still show only a 3545 Detroit downed Buffalo Braves 111105 for c team record 44th but are doomed to a lastplace finish in the tough Midwest Di Elsewhere Philadelphia 76ers downed Cincinnati Royals 147 Boston Celtics dumped Bal timore Bullets Phoenix Suns defeated Los Angeles La kers San Diego Padres whipped Milwaukee Bucks 111 99 and Portland Trail Blazers took Seattle SuperSonics Walt Hazzards driving shot with 27 seconds left gave the Hawks their Lou Hud son and Pete Maravich scored 22 points apiece for the Hawks while Hazzard had 19 and Walt Bellamy Atlanta faces the defending champion New York Knicks in the first round of the PACES PISTONS Rookie Bob Lamers 40 points paced the who trailed expansion Buffalo by 14 in the third period before scoring 16 straight points to take the Milwaukee wound up the reg ular season by losing for the fifth time in six starts after set ting an NBA record of 20 con secutive John Trapp led San Diego with 24 Portlands Geoff Petrie scored a careerhigh 45 points in the Blazers victory over His total brought him within 60 points of being only the seventh NBA player to score points in the rookie lory caught him by Jin the first period against the nored for Czechoslovakia We were worried atxui our with Bruce Riutta 1 reckon I can give a few of opening game against the ting two Carl 31thcst uungsters a run for their the Swedish coach yearold played said the Detroitbom We thought the Aram1 making 43 stops comj cans were the big unknown tor of the their fine tournament victory ovei pared with 31 for the part of one Other for Detroit Red Wings of I came from George tle Hockey League in and appeared in five games for Minnesota in Eugeni Mischakow and Vladi mir Wikulow each scored three goals for the Soviet team against West prom oted to Class A world competi tion this Vladimir Petrow had two goals with others going to Anatoli F 1 r s o Ewgeni iirai nanci Alexander Alois Schloder and Rainer Phil lips scored for West Playoff dates set MONTREAL CP A spokesman for the National ilockey League said Friday iha Hagues bestofseven quarter inal playoff series will begin April 7 in the cities of the first and secondplace teams in each The second games will be played in the same cities Third and fourth games will be pkyed in the third and fourthplace aties April 10 and 11 while fifth if neces wiH be played April 13 in the cities of first and second place Sixth games would be April IS In the cities of thirdand fourthplace teams and seventh games would be hi firstand secondplace cities April 17 or Semifinal games would played Thursdays and Saturdays or SCREEN OF SAND First round leader in the Jackson ville Lee strains as he blasts from a sand trap on the 15th Trevino shot a second round 74 and lost the lead to Don January and Steve Melnyk tied at Trevino is three strokes off their pace at Don January tied at top AP Veteran Don January shot a 67 including a string of nine consecutive oneputt and moved into a tie for the secondround lead in the Greater Jacksonville open golf who won the tournament a year had a 36hole total of seven under par on the Hidden Hills Country Club tying 24yearold amateur Steve Mel who slipped to a 71 from an opening Long shot Hal a nonwinning tour moved into third with a 70 for A drizzling rain to the morn ing and gusty winds in the aft ernoon marred the Lee who shared the firstround lead with a took a tying South African Gary Doug Ford and Dave Eichelberger at Player had Ford 69 and Eichelberger Wilf Homenuik of Winnipeg shot a 71 for tying three other Ken Fulton of the only other Cana dian in the shot a 72 for Jack Nicklaus took a 75 for 146 and Arnold Palmer bal looned to a 77 and United States Open champ Tony Jack lin of England had a 76 for I played extremely well and had a really great day on the said a lean and drawling Texan now in his 17th year on the professional He started his putting exhibi tion on the second hole and oneputted every green through the using only 26 a former national amateur champion playing be fore a hometown re tained his share of the lead when he binned the final hole from 12 Red Sox given a day off Hitters continue to tune up their bats By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS When a baseball team goes you sweeten its disposition with a day says Boston Red Sox manager Eddie Well if a break in the routine Kasko said as he gave his club a oneday vaca tion Kasko said the which has lost six straight exhibition Alberta Junior Hockey League Finals TABER CIVIC CENTRE MARCH MARCH LETHBRIDGE SUGAR KINGS VS RED DEER RUSTLERS ADMISSION PRICES ADULTS STUDENTS and CHILDREN Rush Only Advance tickets on sale Tuesday and Wednesday 15 Centre Village Mall and Taber Civic Centra Season ticket holders have until 8 the night of the game to get their tickets at the Taber Civic baseball would be get ting down to serious business in the weekend games against Detroit Tigers and New York I havent been too concerned with results until stressing timing and funda said Now were going to start playing under regular game condi Hitters continued to tune up Friday for the regular season which starts April FOUR HOMERS HELP Four home runs and tight pitching by two offseason ac Nelson Briles and Bob led Pittsburgh Pirates to a 52 victory oer the Willie MeCovpy hit a 500foot homer to carry San Francisco t Giants to a 76 victory over Oai land whose Reggie I Jackson hit his seventh of the exhibition i Los Angeles Dodgers pro duced 15 including homers by Bill Tom Paciorek and Duke to blast Mont real Expos OUie Brown knocked in four runs with two leading Ran Diego Padres to a G3 deci sion over Milwaukee Casey Cox pitched sii perfect loading Washington Senators to a 72 victory over Minnesota Tommy John pitched five score less innings as Chicago White Sox whitewashed Louis Car dinals 24 in a inning game and Joe Cole man pitched seven strong in nings as the Tigers topped Phil adelphia Phillies Cleveland Indians beat Cali fornia Angels 105 behind he pitching of Sam McDowell and Ed Farmer Houston Astros i topped Atlanta Braves 32 on a leadoff a sacrifice and single for the winning run and Ed Kirkpatncks tworun homer carried Kansas City Royals over Cincinnati Reds 1513 Japans Lotte Orions scored three runs in the sixth inning against Ken H o 11 z m a n and whipped Chicago Cubs Baltimore Orioles handed New York Yankees their 11th straight with a tworun rally in the seventh LETHBRIDGE MINOR FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING Civic Sports Centre Room 3 March 228 AU EXECUTIVE AND INTERESTED Tickets At Door ALBERTA INTERMEDIATE V SEMI FINALS MARCH 20th CLARESHOLM ARENA MARCH 21st 2 TABER CIVIC CENTRE LETHBRiDGE ALLSTARS vs EDMONTON GRADS SPORTS FANS I BET YOU DIDNT KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRKS TIRE SALES Heres an oddity about sports attendance There are certainly more basketball 1 fans In America than there are hoclcey yet 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