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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta i6 THE IHHBRIDGE HERAID Monctdy, March 76, 1973 lUingivorth., Marse selected top athletes University awards Cest Magnifique By U.OYD YAMAGIS1U 'llci'.ild Sports Writer C'est magnifiquc! The 1972-73 edition of the Uni- versity of Lctlibridge athletic awards banquet was undoubtly the best ever, primarily due to Elder A hiss break Goifer Jack Nicklaus takes time ouf from autograph- ing a hat after his wife, Barbara, arrived on the scene of the second hole of a sudden-deal h playoff of I he Greater New Orleans Open Sunday, Nicklaus beat Miller _ Barber io take top money of West once more stole the show By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Coach Bucky Buckwalter ot SuperSonics says lhat "when Jerry West they ought to cut oft his hands and .bronie them." Afier Sunday, -Buckwalter might not want to wait that long. West, whose third-quarter ball-handling led Los Angeles jLakers past the Sonics 109-93 in a National Basketball Associ- ation game, said simply: "It's a you take. But we have good guys back belund you to take the pressure off if you're to take that gamble." had three baskets, three 'Assists, six steals and blocked a Bhot by Spencer Haywood as Los Angeles leaped from a 47-13 hahtimo advantage Io a 7 lead at the end of the third quarter. He ended the game with 20 points. The victory gave Ihe Lakers a BD-21 record and kept them a game in front of the Milwaukee Bucks, who defeated Phoenix Suns 114-112, for the best record n the Western Conference anc the home courl playoff advan tagc should they meet in tho conference finals. Elsewljere, Boston Celtics shaded Houston Kockcts 123-121 Baltimore Bullets downed At lanta Hawks 112-105, Clevelan; Cavaliers turned back Chic Hulls 112-105, Portland Trai Blazers beat Buffalo Braves 113-107 in overtime and Detroi Pistons trounced Philadelphia "jiiers Saturday's scores were: Bos ton 108, New York Knicks 103 Atlanta 113, Chicago 111; Balti more 120 Cleveland Cavalier 116; Golden State Warriors 1C6 Buffalo 101; Detroit 110 K.C Omaha Kings 93. Milwaukee blew a 17-poin lead against Phoenix but tw free throws by Oscar Kobertso with four seconds to go final; nailed down the triumph. Ka reem Abdul-Jabbar led the win nors with 36 points. keep up NEW ORLEANS (AP) Elder had the right idea. It jus! didn't turn out. "I was playing Jack Nick he said. "I figured if I could stay close to him, if I could lieat him, I'd be OK." He lost. So did everyone cise as Nick- laus came from behind on the final four hols, caught Miller Barter at I he end of regulation and won the Greater New Or- leans Open with a birdie on the second sudden death playoff hole. The victory was worth to Nicklaiis. Miller took second prize of "I accomplished T came to Nicklaus said Sunday after completing his fi- nal tournament before begin- ning defence of his Masters cro'ivn week after next. The Masters also was a ma- jor factor in Elder's efforts on the wet and soggy Lakowood Country Club course. He led at the end of the first round, shared the top spot after two ant! remained there when Satur- day's scheduled third round was ashed out by a Uiree-incli LAY 36 HOLES It forced a double round of 36 oles on the Lake- ood Country Club course Sun- ay. He needed a victory to be- ome the first black to nlay on ho famed Augusta National >urse but saw that dream die hen he pumped his second hot into a lake on Ihe 14th reen in the morning round. lie lade a double bogey six and vasn't a (actor again. He finished in a tie for sixth. Nicklaus gained tlie playoffs vith a final round 60 and lieecause the board dropped icckey from their list of sporis Al Ferchuk was given a special award for lu's outstand- ng services in Hie athletic de- larlment Ferchuk will ho caving Ihe local institution at Ihc end of Montreal Bcslon Rangers OuHalo Dslroll NOW ON HAND -NEW FOR 1973! THE 48 H.P. 1270 D UTILITY TRACTOR R pt. Silch steering -live PTO hydraulic FIELD READY..... Complete with Front end leader liealor Diffcrentinl lock Greer >vill cjuit playing PHILADELPHIA (AP) Hal Greer, a 15-year veteran of the National Basketball Association, may have played his last game as a Philadelphia '76er. Greer sat out the final home gams Friday night as the '76ers lost their 72nd game, 132-112, to Houston Rockets. It has been a disappointing season for the '76ers, who have won only nine and close out the season Sunday against Detroit Pistons at Pittsburgh. It has been just as disappointing for the 36-year-old Greer. team. Marse, a two-year veteran with the Pronghorns has been invited to train with the nation- al women's volleyball team, this summer. HONORED EARLIER lllingworth, who was the re- cipient ot the Kinsmen athlete of the year award in February, received the prestigious award for his outstanding perform- ances in judo and wrestling. Besides attaining national ac- claim for his judo achieve- ments, he captured the CWUAA middleweight championship in judo as well as first place fin- ish in the 177 Ib. class hi the U of L Invitational wrestling meet. Major and minor awards were also handed out to select' ed athletes last night. Major letters went to Larry Baker, Roger Baldry, Art Bare ham, Dan Coiu-t, Lauren Ed Kind, Sue Edmundson, Caro Gibson, Sharon Giduk, Dan Gordon, Ken Gregus, Pete Hague. Clark Hunter, llling worth, Doug Kempt, Julie Kc vacs, Barry Lust, Marse, Frank Mcrkl, Peggy Morkin, Val Orr Ray Romses, Pat Schandor Janie Schwindt, Greg Send a Clark Sloan, Wayne Street, Phi Tollestrup, Leona Voth, Judil Walker, Greig Wheeler, Debbi Whitehead, Shelley Whitelaw Eugene Yamada, Ferris Zaug and Max Zaugg. Minor letters went to Darj Bosnak, Monte Groft, Cath Halase, Diane Hover, Vine Lammi, Carol lifrie, Kim Scot Ken Shaskui, Bob Takasak Dave Wnite and John Wilson POSTSCRIPTS Tlie crite la which determines major an minor award winners should b reassessed It seems to m that some of the minor awar winners should have been m jor award winners and vice ve sa Can the awards commi tee jusitfy their awarding major letters to all the pla ers on the men's basketb; team? A number of peop were wondering why the U of L hockey team was not honored at the annual banquet The hockey team, which dominated the local senior hockey league this season, was not a part of PHIL 11L1NGWORTH Top male athlete ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Eeasl Division F A PIS. J9 10 16 115 117 >U 20 5 3te 730 105 -17 21 7 290 194 101 24 27 14 245 213 82 35 28 11 116 231 il 25 40 9 229 240 59 22 45 a 3U 5! 12 58 5 162 330 29 Weir nivislon L T F A PIS. 42 25 8 275 213 tt 35 28 11 275 2J1 34 30 t 224 221 81 31 33 30 34 20 35 2i Chicago Philadelphia Minnesota S1. Louis Los Angles Pillsturgh Altanta California THE LEADERS: Espcslto. B Oarke, Pha MacUish, Pha B Ralellc, R Pappln, C Bucyk, B F. ftlahovltch, Lemalre, M Martin, C Redmond, D Hull, C WORLD ASSOCIATION Eastern W L New England 'eland 224 221 U 222 243 73 U 223 236 71 9 224 251 6? 14 182 221 5 207 320 G A PH. it 71 172 32 66 98 47 49 26 4? 95 52 .11 50 9! 40 51 91 37 53 90 41 47 EA 28 60 Eastern Syracuse 4 Cape Cod 3 Svracusa leads besl-cMeven Il3l 20 International Fort Wayne 8 Flint 1 Forl Vn'ayne lead bflJt-of-sevtn 30 Porf Hurcn 7 Toledo 0 For] Huron lead best-of-fivt quar- ir-lfnal 2-1. Weilein International Trail 5 Cranbrcok 3 Trail wins bcsl-of-seven semMinal 4-3 Western Canada Jr. Hal 3 Calgary 2 e Hat leads best-of-seven nal 1-0. D.C. Junior Kamlcops 5 Pcnlkton 4 Kamkops Isarfs Mm'- 2-0. Chlllhvack Nanalmo 4 Cesl-of-sevcn scmi-finar llfd M Tournament Group B Romania 3 Japan 0 East Germany 8 Switzerland 5 Medic BASKETBALL NBA Eastern Conic AUanlic Division Ottawa New York Quebec 39 3Z 35 39 33 37 33 W T F A P11 2 397 ?18 90 3 3S7 81 0 774 70 4 243 W 2 293 320 63 5 67 Western Division Los Angeles Minnesota Houston Alterla Chicago 4? 29 3i 35 37 35 3i 31 36 35 45 4 ?77 238 83 6 255 24? 78 3 240 2M 77 4 265 257 76 3 261 250 75 2 23? 277 54 AMERICAN LEAGUE EaiKrn Division hester Springfield New Haven Pis. 40 17 15 294 U2 W 32 17 U 245 77 30 29 14 242 241 30 30 12 3M 244 18 38 1A 2H 324 52 14 3? 30 N2 321 5! Cincinnati Hersliey Vlrgfnla Richmond Jscksonv'le BaMlmore Weslern Division W L T F A 50 17 5 3.1 S MO 11X5 40 22 11 311 214 3J 21 16252 209 28 34 10 14J 26! 23 41 9 245 303 16 45 11 202 3O? MARJO MARSE Top female athleta Benches emptied twice in Palm Springs Peace broken in baseball brawl FAMOUS WESTERN CIRCLE J HORSE AND STOCK TRAILERS PALM SPRINGS, Calif. San Francisco Giants with Bobby Bor.ds getting three bits and driving in three runs and Davo Rader tagging four sin- gles, crushed California Angels 14-4 in a game spiced by a beanbali brawl. San Francisco manager Charlie Fox and three players were ejected when two wild, fist-swinging brawls broke out during the fourth inning of Ih'i exhibition baseball game. The Angel battery of pitcher Clyde Wright and catcher Jack lliatt was banished along with San Francisco second baseman Tito Fuentes. Wright hit Fucntcs with a pitch in the fourth, triggering Ihe first fight. Fucnles had stroked a two-run Iriple off Wright in the third. As Fuentes moved toward first base after being hit in Ihe leg, he exchanged angry words with the Wright California suddenly pitcher. charged Fuentes, hitting him with a body block as players from both benches spilled on io the field. WRIGHT'S HEAD CUT During the ensuing melcc, with Fuentes getting in. most ot the punches, Wright was kicked in tlie hend by his opponent, re- quiring three stitches to close tlie wound Now at WiiiiAMS RANCH AND FARIVl EQUIPMENT LTD. 2620 2nd AVENUE NORTH, LETHBRIDGE Phone 3280138 or 328-1139 P.O. Box 786 STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION TONIGHT! P.M. "Stamper" vs Dan Kroffaf ABDULLAH vs BEIAFONTE MIDGETS 7 Exciting He said sometlung to me T1 didn't like, so I went after Wright said. "I'm Fucnles said to a team-mate. When the first brawl ended, Fox began baiting Hiatt, claim- ing the Angel catcher was re- sponsible for calling the pitch that hit Fuentes. Hiatt, a former Giant, finally challenged Fox to come out of the dugout. When the San Fran- cisco manager started striding toward the plate, Hiali moved to meet him, but was hit from behind by Giant pitching coach Don McMahon and eventually disappeared n mass of Giants. Angel coach John Koseboro, a former Los Angeles Dodger cel- ebrated for his run-in with San Francisco pitcher Juan Mari- chal in 1965 when he was hit over the head by Marichal's bat, bolted out of the Angel du- gout to rescue Hiatt. Three Gi- ants converged on him and he was bleeding from a cut en the face when peace was finally re- etored. The Giants exploded for tiits to M'in the game as well a the lights. BIG TRACE TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Cleveland Indians traded catcher Raj Fosse and infield- cr Jack Heidemann to Oakland Athletics Saturday in exchange for catcher Dave Duncan and outfielder George Hendrick. Duncan hit .208 for Oakland last year, and Hendrick batted .273 during most of the season, however, playing for Iowa in the American Association. Fosse, 26, hit .241 lest year for the Indians. Ilcidctnann, 23, was called up late in the season after hitting .256 for Portland. More sport 011 page 8 HOCKEY SCORES SUNDAY National Chicago A AAwlreal 5 Vancouver 7 Toronto 4 Minnesota 2 Rangers 1 Boston 6 Buffalo 1 California a DelrcH 5 Philadelphia 5 SE. Louis 2 Pittsburgh Atlanta 1 World Alberta 5 Quebec 4 Ottawa 6 Minnesota 1 8 York Los Angeles l Chicago 9 Cleveland 4 1 American Baltimore Boston Hershey 5 New Haven 1 Virginia 4 Provfdente 1 Rochester 5 Richmond J Western Canada 9 Mew WeslmlnstBr 1 Edmonton leads best-of-seven qua er-Final 1-0 askalcon 3 Brandon 0 Saskalocn leads sr-llnal 30 Flln Ron 3 Reglna Pali 1 "n FTon leads beit-of-nvMl qus er-llnal 1-0 B.C. Junior Chllllwactc S Nanalmo 1 llllwdck leads besr-of-seven Inal 2-1 World Group B Japan J Austria Yugoslavia A Switzerland lanla 5 Daly 2 East Germany Uniled 4 SATURDAY National Montreal 11 St. Loufs 4 Boston 3 Rangers fl Islanders 3 Philadelphia I Los Angeles 5 Del roll 3 Buffalo 4 Pittsburgh 4 Chicago 7 Atlanta 0 Worlrf Quebec 3 Alberta A Minnesota 2 Cleveland 1 American 3 Baltimore 1 Kenhey 10 New Haven 0 Richmond 6 Springfield 4 Central Omaha 3 Tulsa 1 Dallas 4 Fort Worlh 2 Western Phoenix 1 San Diego 2 W L Pel. GBL jslon 6S U .825 N York....... 57 2J -6V5 10 falo 21 59 .'263 radelpliJa 9 73 ,110 58 Cenlraf Division aUlmare M 28 44 35 .543 32 4? .-iOO 20 31 49 .385 21 Western Conltrcnci MidwsiT Division Milwaukee......58 72.715 :ago 50 31 .617 BIV lYOil 38 42 MS 36 23 Pacific OS Angeles 59 21 .738 Iden Slate XI 33 .588 12 icenlx 36 44 .450 23 altle 24 55 ,321 33W rtlend 21 ,75? I inched division title ABA East Carolina 57 25 .695 ntucky 55 28 .663 21V 41 42 UVi York....... 30 M ,341 phis....... 23 60 .277 West Utah 53 29 -6-li diana 50 32 .610 3 cnver 47 35 61 a Diego 30 53 73', i as.........27 55 .339 34 Clinched division 1ille A5XETBALI SCORES UNDAY NBA Angela 10? SeaMIe 73 wautee UJ Phcentx II? veland 112 Chicago 105 Hand 113 Buffalo 10' JalroU 115 Philadelphia J6 oslon 125 Houston 121 laltlmore 11? Atlanta 10S ABA lew Yerfc 118 Indiana m