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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta t - THI 1ETHMID0E HERALD - Tuesday, March 23, 1971 Coach Dong Berkley's idea WILD ONI - Bunny Starling of England dances back against the ropes Monday night in Edmonton to avoid a wild punch from Johan louw of Edmonton. Sterling successfully defended his British Empire middleweight title in the 15-round event, beating Loyw in a unanimous decision. Johan Louw defeated in attempt at crown EDMONTON (CP) - England's Bunny Sterling successfully defended his British Empire middleweight boxing title for the third time by outpointing Edmonton's Johan Louw Monday night in a 15-round bout Sterling's unanimous decision broke Louw's professional record of 17 straight wins. On the basis of a five-point-a- round-must system used by the Edmonton boxing commission, judge Alex Wynnychuk voted 74-64 far Sterling. Judge Bob Milner voted 70-68 for the winner and referee Jack Berry marked his car 72-68. Sterling's record now is 29 wins, five losses and three draws. He has scored only six knockouts in his career. There Bowling scores GLENDALE BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS Henry Bechthold 333 (722); Roy La-Valley 243; Bill Janson 250; Spot Miller 230; Frank Bernhart 292; Henry Brown 214; Harold Berry 207 HAY AGENCIES Jo Hodge 277 ( 688); Ellen King 276 (tmi Jean Passey 232 ( 679); Marg McLaughlin 219; Mary Potvln 263; Eleanor Ferton 218; Kay Davison 236; Adele Jenkins 247; Jean Gross 235. SHOPPERS WORLD Rose Hamilton 279 (717); Bea Sal-mon 274 ( 674); Mel Flnnerty 251 (697); Dena Smith 274 (691); Mary Morcom 253 (674); Jean Passey 317 (688); Sandy Scattergood 279; Betty Paterson 241 (684); Pat Leclalra 258; Shirley Plontke 238. VASA MIXED Peg McLaren 278; Joyce Berry 233; George Holmuery 200; Hilda Blanchl 245; A. Oseen 217; Nick Blanchl 238; Bob Hanson 229; L1I Hegland 215; John Carlson 243. SOUTH-ALTA PRODUCE Sandy Scattergood 299 (733); Nell Clark 282 (706); Sat Nagata 308 (716); Dietle Bechthold 267 (703); Marlene Tremel 271 (686); Fred Thomson 266 (685); Louis Weir 236; Jerry Hakie 252 (685); John Scattergood 278 (692); Bernlce Paven 252 (665); Dot Olsheskl 257; Graham Scattergood 271. KIMURA'S MIXED Chuck Ober 284 754); Ruth John' ton 237; Jeanette Zietfle J87; Lorl Rook 281; Melody Ives 216; Laverne Block 276; Ed Stanko 230; Dennis Dick 225; Violet Block 228; Ev Peterson 257; Nora Rlcelhof 243; Willis Wester-green 242. CHINOOK STATIONERS Elaine Strellev 297; Betty Hobbs 268; Betty Martin 299; Nina Slrdllnger 217; Sandy Scattergood 220; Mert Qually Jeep Wagon eer . .lit. m Hew luxury we with famous go-anywhere 4-Wheel Drive Tf $TJ>WV� THi 3-CAR CAR TODAY UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-2805 208; Jackie Green 208; Doreen Var-larl 228; Mitz Wooldridge 216. CAPRI BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS Lethbridge - Calgary Challenge Frank Bernhart 276 (733); Janet Clements 276; Harvey Strome 273; Dot Bowles 242; Emil Collin 241; Henry Brown 239; C. Van Wyk 237; Harrold Perry 229; Bill Jensen 228; Art Whe-lan 228; Hugo Miller 221. Y.B.C. SCHOOLS Robert Henderson 242 (426); Ron Gretzlnger 202 (392); Tom Passey 209 (375); Rick Barva 222 (450); Garry Lohuls 199 (341); Pat Hamilton 162; Bev Passey 174; Michele MacLean 153. AGT Norm Tolley 308 ( 789); Verna Elliott 250; Dora Blue 254; Carole Homulos 248; Henry Lewlckl 308; Ruth Cop-pleters 261; Bruce Canfield 299; Eleanor Dorlgattl 266 (724); Rob Brack 220; Linda Aspeslet 213. CDM Ted Teller 362; Otto Fast 305 (749); Bob Barva 325 (701); F. Hor^ath 268; Geo Sillagyl 279; Cal O'Brien 268; Ethel Kemerl 279; Conrad Arnold 277; Sharon Tofh 210; Sam Girardl 264 (733) CAPRI BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS Arvld Oseen 296 (727); Frank Bernhart 291 (724); Scotty Muir 277; Bill Jensen 255; Frank Richards 256; C. Van Wyk 242; Len Milner 238; Frances Bambrfck 232; E.nll Collin 228. BANTAMS Y.B.C. Debbie Szabo 157; Darcy Tamayose 167; Sharon Gogo 192; Barbara Turner 175; Mellnda Hamilton 186; Lorl Chakl 163; Michael Sharun 226 (431); Harvle Pocza 261 (464); Alex Gepnerls 161; Allan Gepnerls 169; Frank Novak 191; Bill Todd 174; Darren Pepper 194. JUNIORS AND SENIORS Carolyn Passey 201; Bernie Pohl 209 (401); Les Erickson 231; Darwin Romancuk 205; Peter Novak 266 (432); John Novak 284 (539); Lori Smeed 221 (442); Ken Kurtr 348 (534); Bryan Sakamoto 325 ( 485); Melody Ives 210; Cherye Obermeyer 237 ( 453); Nadlne Kovacs 334. Red Wings to get south vacation By THE CANADIAN PRESS Red Berenson and Tim Eccle-stone won't mist their all-expense paid southern vacation after all, and this year it's coming even earlier than before. The two National Hockey League forwards were traded early in February to Detroit Red Wings from St. Louis, where Blues owner Sid Salomon Jr. took his players south for a free vacation at the end of the season. But coach Doug Barkley announced in Detroit Monday that the Red Wings will be treated to a free trip south this year. And because the sorry Wings, now in sixth spot in the East Division, will miss the playoffs, they can leave that much earlier The vacation was Barkley's idea but it will be paid for by owner Bruce Norris. All players, their families, managers and scouting staff will go. Barkley said he hoped the hoi iday would help the team get off to a better start next season. "It's been a bad season. . Everything that could go wrong has gone wrong," he said. "We have many new players, we want them to get acquainted ,. for the families to get ac quainted. We want to become a team again." Barkley said the team will leave April 12 for a resort owned by Norris at Homosassa on Florida's west coast about 72 miles from Tampa. He said the vacation would last' at least a week, and longer if the players wish. There were no games played Monday night but that didn't eliminate the worry of player injuries. CASHMAN HURT Wayne Cashman, high-scoring left-winger with Boston Bruins, suffered cuts and bruises when his car was in collision with cement truck in the Boston area. The Bruins said Cashman was released from hospital after treatment for superficial cuts over the right eye and right knee, superficial corneal lacera were no knockdowns Monday night. Sterling, a 22-year-old Jamai can now living in London, won the title seven months ago from Mark Rowe of England. He outpointed Kaha Managa in New Zealand and fought Tony Mundine to a draw in Australia in his two previous defences. Louw, 26, a native of Paarl, South Africa and a former amateur champion of the Transvaal, is a third-year physical education student at the University of Alberta. He took the earlier rounds with his harder punching, but Sterling, the better boxer, rallied to take four of the last five rounds. Louw had never gone 15 rounds before. Sterling, a third-year law stu dent at Kingsway University, won the 10th, 11th, 12th and 15tb rounds. By the fifth round, both boxers were bleeding. Sterling weighed in Monday afternoon at 159% and Louw at 158%. Louw at six feet one inch is an inch taller than Sterling and his reach of 71 inches is also an inch greater than the champion's. It was the first British Empire fight in Canada since Dick Tiger of Nigeria fought Wilf Greaves of Edmonton here in 1960. Three fights preceded the evening's main event. Fraser Scott of Seattle won a unanimous decision over Billy Marsh of Las Vegas in a 10-round middleweight match and Al Ford of Edmonton increased h i s professional lightweight record to 38 wins by defeating Willy KeiUy of Glasgow in 10 rounds. Wally Jolinston of Calgary scored a technical knockout at two minutes 26 seconds of the first round over BillyYoung of fight scheduled to go four rounds. tions in the right eye and right hand injury for which x-rays proved negative. The club said it was not known immediately whether the 21-year-old Kingston native would join his team-mates for their game Wednesday night against the Black Hawks in Chicago. Cashman, with 20 goals and 54 assists, ranks seventh among league scorers New York Rangers, who take on Buffalo Sabres at New York in one of three scheduled fames tonight, have returned rookie defenceman Andre Dupont to Omaha in the Central League to make way for the return of Rod Selling who has been out with a knee injury. SPOUTS Bowling Ba"ter III * ~........." .....*.....'.....l AT CAPRI BOWL, Ken Larson took the honors as the men's bowler-of-the-week by coming up with his finest outing of the year in Young Adults . . he's reeled off some sound efforts this season but reached a peak with 201 and a pair of big ones, 336 and 353, for an 890 triple . - Wilma Valer got the nod as the women's bowler-of-the-week by hitting for a 339 single and 722 triple in Hepp's, 158 pins over her average. .Ken Larson's 890 triple, incidentally, was the new high for the year. .The finals in the National Classified Bowling Championship for the Letbbridge rone will be rolled off at Capri Sunday afternoon at one o'clock with the winning team advancing to the provincial final in Red Deer April 25. .the Alberta champion then moves into the national final in Ottawa starting May 21. ? ? * The big guns in league play for the week were Chester Jokuty 324, Rich Barva 316, Leon Checkryn 341 and Bill Hleucka 311 in Gordie's, Ed Rosetti 310 in Simpsons-Sears, Bill Gorzitza 304 and 778 in Green's Shoes, Norm Tolley 308 and 789 and Henry LewicW 306 in AGT, Ted Teller 362 and Bob Barva 325 in CDM, Dennis Smith 305 and 788, Darrell Lagler 308 and Ken Malcomion 333 in Young Adults, along with Ken Larson's big night, and Bryan Sakamoto 325 and Ken Kurtz 348 in YBC. .Among the gals the leaders were Wilma Valer in Hepp's, May Hiebert 306 in Morning Coffee, Marg Smith 324 and 745 in Martinizing, Jean Christie 297 and 757 in Green's, Connie Marshaliay 316 and Chris Schulz 761 triple in NuMode, Pat Ptamp 293 in Sunquist and Cherye Obermeyer 295 in Young Adults. Minor hockey The Bruins find themselves in a rough situation as they suffered a 5-2 setback to the Hornets in their first game of the Bantam "B" play  offs played last night. Brian Malacko and John Novak paced the Hornets attack with two goal performances while Garry Kaskiw chipped in with a single. For the Bruins Danny Ried-lauber and Brian Wright replied with a goal apiece. In Pee Wee action last night the Tigers led by Wes Find-lay's third period marker squeezed past the Flyers 2-1. Glen Leffingwell had given the Tigers a first period tie as he matched Bob Bodney's marker for the Flyers. The Comets edged the Ti-Cats 2-1 in Midget action Monday. /Dale McMann and Rick Kirk scored in the first period for the Comets. Tim Cranley replied for the Ti-Cats. Chuck Moore slapped in the tie-breaker in the final period of play and led the Bisons to a 2-1 victory over the Bears. The two clubs fought to a 1-1 tie after two periods with Ross Matheson of the Bisons and Doug Roberts tallying a goal each for their clubs. Roddy Ross flipped in two goals as he paced! the Blues to an easy 5-1 victory over the Bisons over the weekend. Ted Slusser, Jeff Cox and Frank Zasadny tallied single markers while Bruce Quick replied for the Bisons. ? ? ? AT GLENDAE BOWL, the men's bowler-of-the-week is Wayne ^ Gregory who came up with his best outing of the year in Commercial Men's, rolling 296, 258 and 252 for an 805 triple, some 205 pins over his steady 200 average. .The honor as the women's bowler-of-the-week went to Elaine Streliev who reeled off 159, 297 and 212 for a 663 triple in Chinook Stationers, 168 pins over her steadily improving 165 average . .As league play hits the homestretch stage, Steve Pedersen is setting a blistering pace in Commercial Men's with a 258 average, high mark in the city, while in B and E Hardware John Scattergood's 238 average and Dot Anderson's 217 and Sandy Scattergood's 216 lead the way. ? ? ? Setting the pace in Riga's is Dianne Vlolini, the city champion, with a sparkling 245 average while in CHEC Francis Higa leads the men with 239 and Jean Christie paces the gals with 226. .Shoppers World is led by Jean Paisey with a solid 238 average and she also leads Doug's with a 251 mark, the high average for women in the city . . Merv Qually and Bernlce Hay are tied for the lead in Chinook Stationers it 192 while in Hay Agencies Ruby Oseen leads with 206. .In Civil Service Lew Mills leads the men with a fine 246 average with Karlyn Spitzer pacing the women with 210. .In IOF John Rempel, enjoying his best year to date, leads the men with a solid 255 averrge and Marie Smith tops the gals at 230. .Leaders in South-Alta are John and Sandy Scattergood with 223 and 226 respectively while in Kimura's the leaders are Willis Westergreen 211 and Ruth Johnson 198. .Boise Cascade is topped by Rick Caldwell at 193 and Judy Harnack 207. .Tops in CPR are Pete Canan at 215 and Shirl Alexander 216 while Rick Larson's 197 and Peg McLaren's 182 top Vasa Lodge. Judo wins for local club Members of the Lethbridge Judo Club captured some of the honors at the Jasper Place invitational tournament last weekend. Wes Murakami placed third in the junior section, 60 pounds and under, with Bart Green-way second in the 75 pounds and under. Wayne Tsukishima was third in 95 pounds and under with Tony Meli second and Doug Crawford third in 115 and un- Oiher games tonight see Los Angeles Kings at Minnesota against the North Stars and St Louis taking on the Canucks in Vancouver. The Canucks announced they have assigned goaltender Charlie Hodge to a scouting position for the remainder of the season. General manager Bud Poile said his other two goalies, George Gardner and Dune Wilson, have complained of not getting enough ice time so they now will be able to share the remaining eight games. But Poile said their performances' may determine which one is to be backup man next season behind Hodge since the team can protect only two goalies in the June draft. Breathing room for Esposito MONTREAL (CP) - Phil Esposito of Boston Bruins, riding a consecutive scoring streak of nine games, widened his lead in the individual scoring race to eight points over team-mate Bobby Orr last week, but Orr is leading the struggle for the $500 which goes to scoring leader in the second half of the National Hockey League scoring race. Esposito, who has 67 goals and 74 assists for 141 points in 72 games, has scored 14 goals in his nine-game streak, which is one game short of the modern record set by Andy Bathgate with New York Rangers in 1962-63 and equalled by Bobby Hull of Chicago two seasons ago. He will get his chance to equal the record when the Bruins play Black Hawks Wednesday night During the second half of the season, Orr has scored 21 goals and 48 assists for 69 points. The 22-year-old defenceman's overall total is 133 points on 37 goals and 96 assists. Git's point production in the second half of the season is three more than that of Esposito. John Bueyk of Bruins is third in individual scoring with 60 goals and 89 assists for 109 points. He is followed by teammate Ken Hodge who has 42 goals and 69 assists for 101 points. Hull rounds out the top five scorers with 94 points on 43 goals and 51 assists. In goaltending, the New York Rangers duo of Ed Giacomin and Gilles Villemure hold a comfortable lo-goal margin on the Chicago trio of Tony Esposito, Gilles Meloche and Gery Desiardins. Giacomin has allowed 90 goals and has recorded seven shut- outs, Villemure has been beaten 68 times and has four shutouts. Rangers have allowed four empty-net goals for a total of 162 goals against in 72 games-an average of 2.25 goals per game. Chicago has been scored on 172 times in 72 games for an average of 2.38 goals per game. Meanwhile, Black Hawks' defenceman Keith Magnuson es-talished himself last week as the league's all-time bad man. Magnuson has logged 283 minutes in penalties this season, eclipsing the old record of 273 set by Howie Young of Detroit Red Wings in 1962-63. Jets even with Leafs SPOKANE (AP) - Hardhitting winger Brian StrimbisU scored with 47 seconds remaining Monday night to give Spokane a 4-3 win over Nelson Maple Leafs and even the best-of-seven Western International Hockey League final at 1-1. Third game in the series Is scheduled Wednesday in Spokane, the fourth Saturday la Nelson. The scores in the hard-skating contest were 1-1 after the first period and 3-3 after the second and it appeared, although Spokane carried the play for most of the final period, that the 4,829 fans would see overtime. Dave Toner scored twice for Spokane, both goals score-tiers, and Jets defenceman Tom Hodges got the other. Nelson winger Jim McCrae got two goals for the Leafs and Tom Foxcroft the other. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WMkl der. Tom Greenway placed third in 130 pounds and under. In senior competition, Grieg Wheeler headed his' class, 16 years and over and 139 pounds and under, while the other first-place by the locals was scored by Guy Sunada, now of the University of Lethbridge, in the lightweight section of the black-brown belt division. Greg Sen-da was second. Shawna Harper placed third in the girls' lightweight class. Face Czechoslovakia in next outing Russians have had very little trouble BERN, Switzerland (CP) -International hockey's Big Red Machine, Russia, was idle today, preparing for its ticklish match with Czechoslovakia Wednesday. So far, during the world hockey championships, the Soviet Union has split the opposition in little pieces, and the Swedes and Czeclis are the only entries in the six-country tournament given any chance of upsetting the Russians. Ever since the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the strained feelings between the two countries have extended to the ice rink. The Czechs defeated the Russians twice in 1969, but the Russians still retained the title on better goal average. _., Last year in Stockholm, Russia defeated Czechoslovakia twice and won the title easily with nine wins and a single loss. Sweden, always a tough customer for Russia, beat the Russians the first time out in 1970, and then lost the return to finish second for the silver medal. Sweden is undefeated here in two starts, but has lost its top goalie, Leif Hohnqvist, who had his nose broken in practice. In their three games so far, the Soviet team has been adept at tearing holes in the defences of its opponents and scoring almost at mil. The Russians, world hockey champions since 1963, have scored a total of 29 goals in three games while allowing only five, Sweden is 10-7, The Czechs, who went into the tournament rated slightly behind the Russians and Swedes, dropped a surprise 5-1 decision to the United States in their opening game and then fell to Sweden 6-5. It wasn't until Monday that the Czechs appeared to be hitting their stride, downing West Germany 9-1. In Monday's other game, the Russians wrecked the United States 10-2. The Americans already are complaining of a flock of hurts and bruises. Their best goalie, Carl Wetzel of Detroit, has a pulled hamstring muscle. But American coach Murray Williamson concedes: "I can hardly see any team in this championship defeating the So- viets and dethroning them." In today's games the U.S. meets scrappy Finland, much improved1 over the years, and Sweden plays West Germany. The Russians lead the tournament with six points for their three wins, followed by Sweden with four points. U.S. and Czechoslovakia, each with two points. West Germany has yet to win a match. The tournament is a double round-robin event wliich winds up April 3 in Geneva. The organizers set up the draw with Sweden as the team to beat and scheduled the final game of the tournament between Russia and Sweden-as they did in 1970. LOVE MACHINES - Want to aet involved? Try one of Mar� lepage't sculptures. His Lovable Machines are meant to be touched, stroked, climbed all over and generally enjoyed by physical contact. And they respond in turn. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE NATIONAL LIAOUI �ait Division W L T F A ft Bolton ... .. . S4 11 7 373 189 118 New YorK .. . 44 17 11 232 162 99 Montreal . .. 38 21 13 263 195 89 Toronto . .. 35 30 7 230 192 77 Buffalo .. .... 21 31 13 196 271 55 Detroit .. ... 20 41 10 196 275 50 Vancouver .. . 20 43 7 197 274 47 Waif Division 9 263 172 1 01 St. Louis . .. 30 24 17 198 188 77 Minnesota ... . 27 30 15 180 207 69 Phlla. ... .... 26 31 14 191 208 66 Plttsburah . . 20 34 18 201 221 58 Los Angelas . 22 37 12 218 279 56 California .. . 19 41 S 179 211 43 AMERICAN LIAOUI Intern Division W L TP* Pt Montreal , .. 27 28 12 209 224 66 Providence 25 2� 12 227 240 67 Quebec .. .... 23 29 15 195 222 61 Springfield . . 26 32 8 222 262 60 Western Dlviilon Baltimore .. . 31 19 8 232 194 80 Cleveland .. . 34 24 7 239 181 75 Hershay . . ... 27 28 10 215 192 64 Rochester .. 22 32 10 194 218 54 ICORINO LEADER! _ , , O APtiPim BipMlfO, BOS....... 67 74 141 62 Orr. Bos ............37 t� 133 t7 Bucyk, Bos.......... 50 59 109 4 Hods*, Bos .........42 59 101 J09 R. Hull, Chi.......... 43 51 94 32 Oilman, Tor .........30 48 78 24 Cashmar, Boa ... ... . jo 54 64 96 McKenile, Bos ....... 30 43 73 108 Keon, Tor........... 36 36 72 2 Bellveau, Mtl........ 22 48 70 38 Stenfield, Bos ....... 22 47 69 10 Mlkita, Chi .......... 23 45 Ml 85 Ik?cF,uk'.�Y ....... u � " " Rated*, NY......... 25 40 65 14 Cournoyer, Mtl ....... 32 32 64 21 R^W't^"'   S5 29 64 19 P;JHuJiCh .......... 38 26 64 1 4 G'dsvVthy, Min....... 34 29 63 81 F. Mah'vllch, Mil ... .. 28 35 63 39 Drouln, Mln .........14 49 63 49 HOCKEY SCORES British Columbia Junior Vancouver t New WeslrrtlnHtr 1 Vancouver leads best-of-sevan quarter-final 1-0 . , Western International Spokane 4 Nelson 3 ' Best-of-seven final fled M 30,000 MILE WRITTEN GUARANTEE ON SUPREME 150 TIRES Full 4 ply - Polyester Cord 8.25x14 or 8.25x15 33 Other sizes priced comparably ELRICH TIRE LTD. 1 � COMPLETE TIRE SALES & SERVICE H_402 1st Ave. South Phone 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;