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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD Saturday, Worth 24, 1973 Devils came close BLAIRMORE (Special) A last-minute goal by Barry Lassitcr carried Red Deer Rust- lers to a '1-3 victory over the Pass Red Devils Friday night as the Rustlers captured their best-of-seven Alberla Junior Hockey League semi-final ser- ies 4-2. Barrel Wallis scored twice for Red Deer and Gord Dillon added the other. Rick Austin, Derek Haas and Mel Zinger replied [or tile Red Devils, who trailed 3-0 after the first period and 3-2 after the second but battled back to tie the game. Lassiter settled the issue by pumping home a rebound with' 48 seconds left in regulation time. Red Deer served seven of 13 penalties, all minors and the Red Devils outs hot the winners 39-34. The Rustlers will meet the winner of the other semi-final, involving Drumneller Falcons and Calgary Canucks. Foreman will fight anyone Ger- many (AP) Heavyweight champion George Foreman said Friday that an opponent and date .for his first title defence have not been decided, "but I'll fight anyone who has a 50-50 chance of beating me." "I do not make my matches; that's up to the Foreman told reporters during a visit to a German sports shoe factory. "1 have no clause in my con- tract to have a rematch with Frazier.1' Foreman won the title in January from Joe Frazier in one of boxing's biggest upsets, and rumors have circulated ever since on the new champ's plans for a defence. More sport 011 page 12 Canada meets Sweden in final AAazinke goes extra-end to oust stubborn Scot REGINA (CP) Harvey Ma- inke, the cool skip from Re- ;ina, connected with a delicate ast-rock shot in an extra end Friday niglit to put Canada into oday's world curling champion- ship final against Sweden. Mazinke's gentle draw shot julled around a guard, tapped >ack an opposition stone and nestled in the four-foot, spelling a 6-5 defeat lor Scotland's Alex F. Torrance. :I didn't have lime to think of winning or' Mazinke said after tlw epic struggle against the hot-shooting Scots. "I had no other thought than how to throw the rock." He said the shot was on tar- get because of a couple of "great sweepers" lead Dan Klippenstein and second George Achtymichuk. Sweden also went through a nerve-wracking encounter with France, before emerging with a 6-5 decision when Pierre Boan, the French skip, missed both his shots in the 10th and final end. Sweden was down 5-2 at one SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan No cares at all Sparky Anderson, manager of the National League champion Cincinnati Reds, leans back on the dugout steps Friday during game with Los Angeles Dodgers and blows out a bubble. Sparky'i only problem this year seems to be finding room in the talent on the roster. Fish and game award night. Pittman trophy winner Gerry Pittman won the Earl Carr trophy recently as the Lethbridge Fish and Game As- sociation held their annual awards night. Pittman was named "sports- man of the year" by the local group. Along with Uie major awai'd to Pittman a life membership was awarded Gene Scully for outstanding and dedicated ser- vice to the association. Re ceiving certificates of merit were Ed Potter, Doreen Vair, I Ken Jensen and Bill Wright. Stampede Wreitlfsig EXHIBITION PAVILION MONDAY, MAR. 26 8.30 p.m. ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER vs CARIOS BEIAFONTE ARCHIE "STOMPER" OOUID1E vi BAN KROFFAT CARUSO tmd CODY vs IEE and HAYES MIDGET TAS XAMATA vi CANNON 7 Big Bouts 52 Welch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV NOW ON HAND NEW FOR 1973! THE 48 H.P. 1270 D UTILITY TRACTOR The grand challenge trophy, vent to Ken Rothe of Lctli- iridgc. Rothe took first place n the stream rainbow division is well as in the brown trout category. Unless otherwise stated, iro- )hy wimiers are from Lcth- )ridge. Other trophy winners follow: BIG GAME Elk Maurice Aloscr; 3. John Moos2 I. Dennis DeBoer; 7. R. H. While. Bowling CAPRI BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS FrenH Bernhart 3JS Waller Baker U9, Vaughan Tennanr 284, Bill Jenwn 23 Ben Evanson 2 ROM Johnson 27B Joan 280 (B14J, Aya Nakamura 254, Mary fryehufc 255, June MalXin 213, Jean koski 735, Maureen Ferguson 227 ATCW ihal a hash has be- gun to fall over the curl- ing rink and hockey rinks, one can gel down lo some serious thinking about baseball. I sal in on an informal gathering ot the board of directors of the Lethbridge Lakers this week and found oul Ihey are more than a lit- tle optimistic about the 1973 season, their second in the classy Alberta Major League. Lakers, as a brief refresli- er course, finished fourth in their initial year in the lea- gue. Al one time Ihey led the league wilh an 8-1 record. But, as in all Cinderella stor- ies the Lakers' carnage turn- ed into a pumpkin and the" horses ail became mice. But, to hear Ihe directors of Ihe club, il will be all white horses and carriages this time around. Good news, eh what? I was sworn to secrecy by club president Reno Lizzi, but I don't think he will be too upset if I let you in on a lit- tle of the planning for the 1073 season. After all, who pays the bills? Mule Deer 1. Dick Clark; 2. Aft Terser.; 3. Brian Pierscn. White Tail 1. Herb Em molt, Fort laderxJ; 2. Violet Block; 3. Tom rans. Antelope 1. Terry Richl; 2. N. B. 3. Lecn Koch. Bear 1, Bob Lyon, P 1 n t h e r reek; 2. Ralph Cervo, Lirndbreck; 3. 'at Lipfak. Sheep T. Robert Vanorn, Blair- iore; Ralph Cervo, Lundbreck; 3. R. M. Long. Caribou 1. Uoyd Dunk. BIRDS Geese 1. Art Pierian; 2. Maurice Maser; 3. Brian Pierscn. George Jackci; R. W- Thompson; 3. H. Jnnecko. Pheasant _ i. cinss Schwifrer; 2. ;jvy Wilbeck; 3. George Jackci. FISH Lake rainbow 1. Herman Niebor; 2. Al Walton; 3. Willie Brees. 51ream rainbow l. Ken Rothe; 2, Les Miklos; 3. Bob Lyon. Cut troul 3. Les Mlkfos; 2. J. Mallinhnr 3. Terry Reihl. Dofly Varlea Ircut J. Henry Lauwrse; 2, Ted Bcchan; 3, Tex Kenny. Brown trout l. Ken RolJie. Eastern brook Iroul 1. Terry Psal- tEsr Ken Rorhe; 3. Gus Schwarz. Rocky Mountain whitcflih 3. Ray Nason; 2. Pat Wharlcn; 3. Ken Rolhe, Pike 1, R. W. Thompson; 2. Nitk Papp; 3. Art Hinninger. Walleye 1. Meil Courlicc. uk; 2. Golden troul 1. Ted Bochan Ling 1. Herman Nelbor Sucker Georgft Lazaruk, -3 pi. hitch steering -Live PTO -Remote hydravlfc FIELD READY..... Complete with end loader heater locV FAMOUS WESTERN CIRCLE J HORSE AND STOCK TRAILERS Now available at WILLIAMS RANCH AND FARM EQUIPMENT LTD. 2nd AVENUE NORTH, LETHBRIDGE Phone 328-1138 or 328-1139 P.O. Box 786 CENTRAL JUNIOR 'B' HOCKEY PLAYOFFS in the TABER ARENA TABER OLDS PALACE PATS vs CASCADERS Sat., Mar. 24lh p.m. and Sun., Mar. 25th 2 p.m. Arfminron: Adulls Students 50c (Children (untfer 12) with parenls Free First, off. Ihe club is look- ing south of the border for a possible playing-coach. "We're in the market for someone who can run the ball club and if he can play a po- sition, all the said Liz7i. The idea of a playing-coach is not just a pipe dream. Some concrete work has been done on the idea and in the not too distant future the Lakurs may announce the name of a fellow just for that job. As well as a playing coach the club is on the lookout for ball players. In particular, American players who would be interested in spending a couple of months here doing Lakers, and they make it clear to a man, learned a great deal last year. "We brought in one -ball- player last year, Jeff DeRe- cat from added Lizii. "One player vmn'l make that much difference when the other clubs have four in the starting line-up." Lizzt has .talked with Buzzi Bavasi of the San Diego Pad- res and Walter O'Malley. of the Dodgers but nothing has developed as. yet from their correspondence. Rice, on the other hand, bad a .lengthy talk with Vcrnon Law at Brigham Young Uni- they do best, playing ball. Mind you, the league allows only four import players, so negotiations are limited. If you'll recall last year the locals were on top of the six-team league early in tlie year .The roof caved in on them when the rest of the clubs had their imports ar- rive. "We held our own with any club in the league until they brought in 'the reserves from the stated Wes Rice. That is fact, not fiction. Until the paid players arrived on the scene in Calgary and Edmonton, the- Lakers were in the thick of things. versity and came away with a feeling that possibly one or two players from BYU may .end .up playing in Lethbridge colors this summer. "Law .told me that his club was committed to a tour of Alaska in said Rice "but he also said they would be coming back this way and we could talk to some of the players." No harm in that. At least its a place to start. And start they must. Th e Lakers open at home against the Calgary Giants, May 22, a Tuesday evening. Between now and then, they have, to coin an old phrase, their work cut out for them. Soviets narrow winners MONTREAL (CP) Claudo rerragne, a University of Mon- treal student, set a Canadian in- door high jump mark of seven 'eet three inches at track meet Friday night between Canada and the Soviet Union. FeiTagnc, 20, bettered his previous record by one inch but it did not stop the Russians from winning the over-al match 150 points to 114. The So- viet women had a 57-47 edge. Ferra gne's height was equal led by Vladimir Abramov of th Soviet team, but he WOE firs place on the strength of fewer tries. Grant McLaren of London Ont., was selected as top Cana dian athlete of the meet fo winning the event i eight minutes 10.2 seconds. Anatoli Bondarchuk was picked as the Soviet Union's top man for throwing the hamme a winning 65 feet 6V4 inches. Debbie Van Kiekebelt, 19, Toronto was a big winner f' Canada. The Toronto girl wo the women's quadrathlon wi points. The best Soviet gi was Valentina Tekhomirov with Abby Hoffman of Guelp Ont., won her specialty, th women's 800 metres, in minutes 10.1 seconds. World-record holder Tama Pangelova of the Soviet tea won the women's race in four minutes 21.8 onds. age but skip Kjell Oscarius id that even then "I thought e had a chance to win." Oscarius said he decided to ut the Swedish rocks into the ick of the house in the 10th nd "to put pressure on them to make it rough." France, in the semi-finals for e first time, cracked under e strain. Mazinke said the; semi-final usslc with Scotland was "our .mghest of the championship Alex made some fine hots." Canada earned a playoff erth by piling up a. M record the championship's round- obin section and now has won 1 straight games in world com- rctition, a string that extends ack to 1909 when Ron North- ott finished with an 8-1 record. France and Sweden came.out f the round-robin with 7-2 ecords, Scotland finished 6-3, Verner Oswald of Switzerland and Charles Reeves of the Jnited States EM, Helmer itrombo of Norway and Klaus (anz of Germany 2-7, Renato zze of Italy and Viggo Hun- aeus of Denmark 1-8. The Danes and Italians were com- peting for the first time, SOLTD EFFORT Scotland came up with a lighly-respeclable effort Friday night and although a loser Tor- rance said "I'm not dis- appointed." Mazinke said that only once before this season did he face a more difficult shot than the one required to beat Scotland. The Canadian contingent got a standing ovation from a sell- out crowd of at Regina Stadium, a hockey arena con- verted for curling use. The fans were also partial to the Swedes and cheered when the French skip missed with his last rock. _ Sweden was one of the few rinks to give Canada problems in the zinka won Oscarius said later the Canadians can be beaten by "brilliant curling and strategy." ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES I'm not admitting lo a mis- take, heaven Tt may have been Roy Miles who slipped up, but. the sports de- partment? Very unlikely. Either way, we left Ehc name of two players from the Juvenile Warriors out from underneath their picture Thursday night. Miles, the Ixitbbridge Minor Hockey Association publicity director, pointed il out to me. So for those of you who wondered who the young chap in the first row, second from the left, is, his name is Ron Simmons, While at the ex- treme Jeft in the second row Is John Milroy. JIow could 1 have missed two? NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L T F A Pts MiUeal A3 fl IS 7W 167 312 alon 'AS 20 5 30? 210 101 ingen 47 19 7339 1B9 101 i fro it 35 2S 11 238 218 81 ulfalo..... 34 26 13740 203 81 ronto 25 39 9 225 253 59 ncouver......21 45 8 217 323 50 anders 11 SS 5 159 37B 27 West Division W L T P A PH. .fcago 35 8262 SOfl 88 tiladelphia l! 37 11 1M 79 Innesota 35 30 9 242 ?20 79 Louh 31 31 11 216227 73 AngeteS 2? 34 11 218 233 69 Hsburgh 3? 36 a 234 66 lanla.....25 34 T4 180 214 A4 iliternfa n A6 16 315 Al LEADERS: G A Ph. spoilto, B...... 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PHONE 327-8889 Southern Alberta's Largest and Most Progressive Motorcycle Dealer Siiecldeii lectecl president Marilyn Sneddcn was recent y named president of the Leth- bridge Ladies' Softball League "or the 1973 season, Sneddcn will take over duties of past president Audrey Baker. Others elected to the boan of executives at the an nu; meeting recently include firs vice-presi dent Katby Ludwig second vice-president Debbi Paskuski, secretary Barbar Brown and treasurer Doroth} Olshaski. Meanwhile any women's, ban tarn and midget teams inter csted in joining a league thl year must submit their regis- tration by May 6, The first league games at scheduled for May 28 with a games staged Monday and Wed nesday evenings. Also if anyone is interested in helping to organize a bantam midget girls' league should coi tact the board of executives soon as possible. ernaire, ,'ORLD ASSOCIATION East Division W L T ew EnglaruJ 44 27 leveland 38 31 hiladclphfa 35 39 ew York 33 3? tfawa 32 37 UCbec..... 30 37 32 65 48 40 51 39 51 3d 40 4S 39 -14 A PI 1 297 238 9 3 26? 225 79 0 276 299 70 2 nf 31? 68 4. 157 2S6 5 253 334 Winnipeg ouston os Angeki inesota Alberta Weil Division W U T F A PH W 4 269 ?34 81 36 33 A 2W253 7( 35 3i ?J4 249 7l 36 34 3 237 W T, 35 35 3 252 341 7: 26 45 2 239 ?76 6 HOCKEY SCORES National iallfornla 7 Torcnlo 4 World lew England 3 Chicago 1 'hliadelphta 7 Los Angeles 1 American Kej-shey 4 Baltimore 2 Provfdenee 6 Richmond 3 Virginia 6 Springfield 3 Central Worth 3 Dallas 1 Omaha 6 Tulsa A Western San Diego 4 Salt Lake 4 7 Denver 3 IntcrnaUonal Forl- Wayne 4 Flint 2 Eastern Syracuse 11 Cape Cod 2 Western International Cranbrook d Trail 2 ut-of-seven seml-final rted 2-1 Saskatchewan Junior SaskaToon B Brandon 3 Saskatoon best-of-Mven Qua 1-0 Albfrta Junior Red Deer 4 The Pass 3 Red Deer wins beM-of-seven sem final 4-1 B.C. 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