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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ;IQ WE IBTHDRIDU5 HSRAIO Salunlny, Marth 35, 1772--------------- Tivo tilings worry Canadian skip GAKMISCH- FARTENKI11CHKN (CP) Tho Royal Caledonian Curling Club of Scotland had a parly Friday night in this small Ba- varian touii, but Alex Tommce ar.xl liis Scots rink were in bed early. "It's early to sleep for iis to- said Ton'ance, who squenked by Switzerland Friday nipht in a playoff to earn ihc right to meet Canada today in the semi-final of the world curling championship. "We didna plan lo curl this playoff against tho Swiss am we didna plan to lose Friday said Torrance, win was forced into Ihc playof when his rink lost to Canada in the seventh round of the round- robin tournament. Ores! Melcschuk of Winnipeg FUNNY 'CWA DRINK ALWAYS AlOTHEf? NOD OFF SHE'S QK4V, FLO I "SAW GURU Casper Youngsters break record STRATFORD, Ont. (CP) Atari 1W area youngsters dribbled their way Friday into the GuiiK'ss Sock of World complains a bapkot- ball t'ajr.e that lasted IWi hours. The game time surpassed by hours the recognized standard for longevity. Final rcore: The players, senior public aral secondary school stu- dents, belong to tho Stratford branch of Smartset, an anti- drug group. However, local president Tom Soper said both users and non-users relin- quished most of their week- long winter holidays to com- pete. Thf? young people in tlirec-hoiir shifts until the fuial buzzer sounded at p.m. EST Friday night. When it was over, most of the play- ers collapsed where they were to nab tender, blistered feet. Soper said tlie early-mom- ing hours were the most diffi- cult. It usually involved phono calls to players' homes to en- sure a full quota of bodies on the floor at all times. SIMPSONS NEW ORLEANS (AP) "It's iasy to giggle when you're mak- ing Billy Casper said. The often-colorless and usually quiet man was in an unusually jovial mood Friday r he had broken a logjam and established a two-stroke lead after two rounds of the Greater New Orleans open golf tournament. do you think it'll take to someone asked. "The lowest replied Caspsr. Although in an uncharacter- stically chipper, jesting mood after he finished, he was the same old deadly Casper out on :he Lakewood Coun- :ry Club course. Casper sliced four strokes off par with a 60 and had a 35-hole :otal of under par- as he ke out of a tightly bundled pack that had two dozen players within three strokes of each other going into the day's play. Jack Nicklaus, one of four who v.ere tied with Casper for the top spot after one round, had four holes one over par as he took a He was lied for second with Jim Colbert, who had a 69. South African Gary Player had a 69 but was for back at M2. With Player at 142 were Toronto's George Knudson and Wilf Homenuik of Winnipeg. Three other Canadians failed to survive the cut of 145. Ben Kern of Toronto had a 150 Wayne Vollmer of Vancouver a 153 and Bill Wright of Edmon ton a 154, No Down Poymenf on Your all purpose Account Reg, Our complete service assures that your broke? will perform QJ new. Fully licensed mechanics guarantee tomplete satisfaction. HERE'S WHAT WE DO Turn all 4 brake tfrurru Install oversize bonded liningi arced to fit now drum circumference Inspect ell wheel cylinderi Flush hydraulic syilem and refill Irupecr master cylinder and 9 front wheel bearing! Road test, freu mile brake adjustment. Disc Brake Servlcs Extra. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY ONLY 328-9231 ALLSTATE 48.9c SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8 a.m. lo p.m. Daily Thundpy and Friday until 9 p.m. Centre Village 2nd Avo, and )3tK SI. N. in orcry perirxl to crffio the Sabres 3-2 in Pee Wee action Friday night. Jim Wilde, Cam Jorvie and Allan Duval fired in solo mar- kers for tho Penguins while Brian Kanewischer repliec twice for the Sabres. Duval's third period goal proved to be the winner. A two goal performance bj Darren Pepper allowed the Flyers to slip past tha Falconf 3-2 in Pee Wee play last night Mike DeHeer chipped in witl solo marker while Jeff Rich- ards assisted on all three goals Dave Popovich handled tiie scoring for the Falcons tallying twice. AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone breezed through Iho round-robin seclion of Ihc tournaincnl with a perfect 7-0 mark, but the Mani- toba rink had to come back to bent Scotland 10-7 in the final round. That left pre- lournament with Switzerland for fourth plaeo with a 4-3 record. U.S. IS 4-3 Manfred Raedcrer o: West Germany and Bob la Bonlc of tire United States also finished with 4-3 marks, but under com- pJiented world curling plccings. West Germany was awarded second place and the U.S. third. Tiie final placings for the four rinks who finished 4-3 wero jased on w o n -1 o s t records against each other. Torrance's win over Switzer- land means lie joins Canada, Germany and the U.S. in single knockout play today for the title. In the afternoon semi-final, Scotland plays Canada and West Germany mecls tlie U.S. The winners advance to tho final to- night. Tlie other four 3oart of France, Kjell Oscarius rf Sweden, Peter Attinger of Switzerland and Knut Baanaes o! eliminated. "We have two things too worry about said Meles- chuk, "The ice and our own e. We've only been playing well enough to win and we've got to get ourselves up for the last two games. "Winning tlie round-robin with an undefeated record doesn't mean anything if we blow a game today." CANADA HAS WON II Canada has won tho world title 11 times since its inception in 1959, and Meleschuk wants to follow in the footsteps o! Don Donguid of Winnipeg, who won the last two years. But Meleschuk's rink did not look to be world beaters against Scotland in Friday's seventh round. Melesctnik was inches heavy with a draw to the eight-foot circle in the eighth end arid Torr- ance stole tliree to lead 7-3 Then the roof fell in. "We got some garbage out said Meleschuk, "and we kept drawing behind. They missed a couple and we picked up five." But Canada vss still in trou- ble coming home without last rock and only a one-rock lead. Tommce, however, blew two open draws and Canada stole two for the 10-7 win. "He looked worse on those draws than he really said Meleschuk. "The ice was fast down centre, but it bit on tha sides. Alex caught in the run with both Ms rocks." In other tfTurrjped West Ger- many 7-S, the U.S. befit Sweden and Switzerland edged France 5-5. That left Norway with a 3-4 record while France was 2-5. Sweden was winless in seven games. Spring Slalom set for Sunday The Lethbridge Sports Car club will stage its annual Spring Slalom event at Centre Village Mall Sunday. Registration for the event will run from eleven o'clock in the morning until one o'clock in tho afternoon. The fee for tho one day meet will be two dollars per driver and spectators will no1 ba charged. The actual event will com- mence shortly afier one o'clock and if further informa- tion is required Harold Ilubka or Kick Blakeley may be con- tacted. Jose Hernandez retains Lille BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Jose Hernandez, Spain's Euro- pean superweltenveight boxing champion, retained his title al- ttough held to a 15-round draw by Jacques Kechichian, the French challenger, Friday night. ALBERTA CHAMPIONS Taber Palace Pats recent- ly won fhe Alberto Juvenile "A" hocky championship. The winners are, back row, left to Fred McKay, coach. Parry Shockfiy, Rod Ffexhaug, Tom Yates, Neil Goruk, Steve Tamtom, Kevin Knibbs, Ken Kerkoff, Richard Ferg- uson, Alvaro Zanolli and manager Gordon Berwick. Front, left to right are, Owen Clelland, ten Chervinskl, Kim Rockenbach, Greg Pollard, Kent Lowry, Tim O'Donnell and Richard Berwick, Missing were Dave Litchfield cmd Don Robber. May-berry's homers not enough Morton's bat conies alive By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Willie Horfon drilled a pair of wine runs and tfiey were more Lhan enough for Detroit Tigers. John May berry also socked two romid-trippers bitt they weren't quite enough for Kansas City Royals. Horton, who went Into Fri- day's exhibition game with only one pro-season homer, drove in Ive runs with his pair against Boston Red Sox and capped his performance with a two-run double in the ninth inning as the Tigers, mounting an Iti-hit as- sault, buried the Red Sox 12-3. But Mayberry's two homers, along with Lou Piniella's blast, were only enough to give Kan- sas City nn JVfl tic v.ith New York Yankees going into the seventh inning. It stayed that way until the bottom of the 12th, when Buck Martinez doubled home Bobby Knoop from first to give the Royals a victory over the Yanks, who got homers from Bobby M u r c e r and Rusty Torres. Houston and Minnesota en- gaged -in a 2R-hit slugfest, with the Astros striking for three runs in the seventh inning to pull away to a 12-9 victory over the Twins. Cesar Cedeno, Jim Wynn and Johnny Edwards each knocked in two runs for Houston, which scored eight of its runs In the fourth inning. Gene two-run homer was all Pittsburgh Pirates needed to down Phi] adelphia lhUlies 3-1 as Pirates starter Job Moose hurled seven strong innings. Chicago Cubs unleashed a hit attack against California An- ;els en route to an 11-4 triumph. ?illy Williams and rookie Gene AIL Foster will fight TOKYO (AP) Muhammad AU and Mac Foster, with Joe Frazier on their minds, meel next Saturday in what is billed as the first heavyweight fight ever held in Asia. "Everyone he fights now takes the image of said Ali's trainer Angelo Dun- dee, "It's because h e wants t o fight Frazier again." Frazier outpointed All in B world title fight March 8, 1971. "Only Muhammad AM stands in Foster's way for a match with the said man- ager George Siassi. The scheduled 15-rounder will begin at noon Japanese time, and will be seen live on closed- circuit television in the United Stales and Canada at 10 p.m. EST, Friday, March 31. It also will be beamed by satellite to al least 23 other countries. City badminton toia-Jiey Sunday The Civic Centre badminton club will hold its annual City Open badminton Tournamenl Sunday. Events will include men's and Ladies' singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Consolation events will be held in all categories where sufficient entries are received Action will get imder way at 9 a.m. at the Civic Sports Cen- tre. SUPERIOR _____________________ YOU SURE? WHEN WAS THE LAST SHOCKS WERE CHECKED? Gulf Standard Shocks, each....................10.95 Gulf Heavy Duty Shocks, each 14.80 Gulf Load Leveller Shocks, each.................22.95 FREE INSTALLATION Heiser had three hits apiece and Joe Pepitone hart n homer for the Cubs while Leroy Stanton slugged four-bagger for the Angels. Leron Lee's single and a one- out triple by Jerry Morales in Records will fall to Lakers LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Lakers have acquired one new National Basketball As- sociation record, a share of tyro others, and an ominous look into the future. The Lakers overcame Phoe- nix Suns 112-110 Friday night on Jerry West's 15-foot jump shot with two seconds left and scored their 68th victory of the season, tying Philadelphia '76ers' five- year-old record. They also got their first look at a player who figures to torment them for years to come, Charlie Scott. The former North Carolina flash, who jumped Carolina oi the American Basketball Asso- ciation to sign with the Suns earlier this month, led Phoenix with 21 points. In other NBA action, Detroit Pistons beat Buffalo Braves 112-105, Cincinnati Royals belted Baltimore Bullets 132-114, At- lanta Hawks defeated Golden State Warriors 118-102, Houston Rockets clipped Cleveland Cav- aliers 127-119, Chicago Bulls ripped Philadelphia 116-99 and Milwaukee Bucks crushed New York Knicks 131-88. ID the ABA, the New YorS f-Ieto ripjwd Virginia ICS-lfrS, the Florldians .squeezed by Carolina 116-115 in overtime, Kentucky blasted Pittsburgh 134-107, Dal- as shelled Memphis 107-88 and Denver edged Indiana 93-92. os Angeles set on NBA record >y winning at home for the 35th -ime, and tied another mark by exceeding 100 points for the 80th .ime. The Lakers are host to Seattle SuperSonics in the final regular-season game Sunday night, and entertain Chicago in the first playoff game Tuesday night. LCC rodeo event ready The Lethbridgo Community College Rodeo club will host their second annual Inter-Col- legiate Indoor Rodeo Saturday. The one day rodeo meet will be staged at tlie Lcthbridge ExJiibition Pavilion ami ap- proximately seven colleges will send representatives to parti- cipate. Events featured for the af- fair include bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf rop- ing, girl's barrel racing and a fun event. The Pavilion doors will open at 6 p.m. and the events will get under way at p.m. Admission for the event is set at for adults, SI for students and free of charge for children under 12. Ferguson seeks WHA franchise MONTREAL (CP) John Ferguson, former left winger with Montreal Canadians, hopes to be able to buy into the new Quebec City franchise In the World Hockey Associa- tion. Ferguson and his two busi- ness associates, Nelson Stoll and George Gottlieb, said Fri- day they were going to Quebec City today to meet with a group of six business- men who already have money invested in the franchise. "The league is going to said Ferguson. "These people aren't asleep." He said he has his eye on a purely executive position. "I definitely won't be a playing-coach or ha said, adding that he had been approached, as playing "But I know how we'll pul people in lie rini." the bottom of the ninth inrang gave vSan Diego Padres a 1-0 squeaker over Oakland Athlet- ics as Bill Grief and Mike Cor- kins blanked the Oakland on six hits. Wilbur Wood scattered four Cincinnati hits through seven in- xungs and Bill Melton smacked three singles and drove in a pair of runs as Chicago Wliite Sox topped tlie Red's 4-2. Brock Davis' run-scoring tri- ple followed by a passed ball in the ninth inning gave Milwau- kee Brewers two runs and a 7-5 victory over tho error-proiiQ Cleveland Indians. Second baseman Jim Le- febvre's error paved the way to St. Louis' wirming run in the fifth inning ns the Cardinals scored a 5-4 victory over Los Angeles Dodgers, who got a two-run homer from Frank Rob- inson. In a night game, Atlanta's George Stori and Ron Schuclcr stifled Bammore on three hits as the Braves beat the Orioles 3-1. ELRICH TIRE Boston New York Detroit Births Io VtHlCOUVSf V Chicago Minnesota St. Louis California Philadelphia Pittsburgh Lcs Angeles LEAGUE East W L T F A P H 10 10 309 175 1 ver 3 294 2 320 1 235 3 351 2 215 213 A Pis. ?3S 88 253 77 331 70 30? 63 311 51 273 49 2-fO SI 312 71 n a MOVE UP TO GENERAL RADIAL T Better Mileage 6 Ply Puncture Protection ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES 4 SERVICE Av.. South Phone 337-4684 or J2M445 ;