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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE IETHBRIDCE HSSAID Tuosday, Marth 28, 1975 anter L IT I'APIU BOWL, Norm Tolley turned on the steam once again to hit the magic 900-triple mark for ilu' time this soar-on bowling in Green's Shoos, In' opened with a 27J, rolled and then f.ipped the I) outing with a 371 lor a 909. untl it earned him bowler-of-Uie-week honors among the men Vera Nicholls, who has long been one of the steadiest tnuidlers In the city, took the honors among the gals with an 804 triple in Morning Cof- fee she opened with a 180 and then roared back with and 300 in her final two. Saskatoon will be the scene this weekend of the Western Canada rolloffs and members of the South- ern Alberta team will leave Wednesday to gun for their share of the laurels the south team is packed with talent and chances appear bright of champion- ship efforts in two and possibly more categories the mixed team is the defending champion. In league play for the week, Sig Dobbr turned in a 313 and 825 triple. Gerry Anderson 305, Morgan Sparks an 812 triple and Harry Mensch 305 in B and K Hardware in Gordie's the week's stars were Terry Horii with 333, Orest Yurchak 319, Leroy Conine with an 807 triple, Robin Wheeldon 308, Keith Robin 318, Sig nobler 303 and Gary Tunbridge 306 and a 796 triple Ed Rosselti paced Simpsons- Sears vith 792 while in Green's the top guns Norm Tolley 371 and 909, Bill Thomas 300 and 850, Jim Kato 306 and 815, Darwin Romanchuk 328 and 816 and a 785 triple by John Rempel Ryo Nagata was hot in .JCCA with 356 and 857 with Norm Tol- ley's 7B5 triple pacing AGT, George Epp with 313 aiid 800 in Civil Service, Darrell Lagler 321 in YBC and Bob Anderson 303 in CPR. In league play among the women, Cherye Ober- meyer rolled 311 and Annette Neville 293 in Higa's, Peggy Forry 314 in Juniors and Marg Smith 280 and 749 in Speedys Vera Nicholls' 324 and 804 and a 291 by Ethel Marvie led Morning Coffee while in Martin- i-ing the leaders were Bea Salmon 308 and 809, Dena Smith 326 and Lorraine Kirchner 294 Tops in Green's were Cherye Obermeyer 295, Gloria Mur- kin 310, Marion Tolley with a 764 triple, Marion Guzik 324 and 788 and Isabelle Bergman with a 319 Willie Plomp's 290 paced Eagles Lodge while in Sundquist Construction the best were Jean Passey 324 and 832 and a 295 by Doreen Soderquist Aya Nakamura's 742 led JCCA with an 286 by Elaine Tompkins and a 278 by Irene Lynde pacing Doug's Linda Malcomson was high in YBC with 320 and Shirley Alexander topped CPR with a 289. Bowlers take note the popular moonlight bowl will continue throughout the spring and summer months each Sunday night from nine to midnight. Tagge talks with Ti-Cats HAMILTON (CP) Quarter- back Jerry Tagge, a first-round draft choice of Green Bay Pack- ers in the National Football League this year, held talks with Hamilton Tiger-Cats dur- ing the weekend. Jerry Williams, new coach of the Canadian Football League club, said today Tagge did not sign a contract hut the Ticats have invited the Nebraska quarterback try out this season. The 6-foot-2, 22i-pound quart erback said he had not receivec a contract offer from Grec Bay. If Tagge decides to join th Ticat camp, lie could create four-way battle for the quarter back job. Toledo g r a d u a t Chuck Ealey signed with the Ti cats a week ago and the clu has CFL veterans Joe Zuge and Wally Gabler. OPTIMIST CLUB TIKES REGISTRATION: FRIDAY, MARCH 31st A.M. GYM 2 CIVIC CENTRE PLEASE ENTER BY THE SOUTH DOOR Bring your copy of Registration Form TROPHIES WILL BE AWARDED FOR 1. 1st Finisher 2. Youngest Finisher 3. Oldest Male Finisher 4. Oldest Female Finisher 'ithletic awards 'banquet huge success an Dieren honored by University By LLOYD YAMAGISlll Herald Sports Writer 'IVo oi nts a gam e to show how valuable she was to the club's third place finish this year. Sixty-one afhletes were hon- ored with major and minor lei- ,ers for their outstanding con- tribution this year. Major letters were given to 42 athletes in various sports while another 19 received mi- nor letters. BILL MAGIEROWSKE Top male athlete MINNIE VAN DIEREN Top female cthiefe Joe Theismann has his say By BRUCE LEVETT Canadian Press Sports Editor Joe Theismann, rookie quarterback from No tre Dame who led Toronto Argo- nauts to their first Grey Cup appearance in 21 years last year, claims "J'm happy 1 chose Canada." At least, that's the title of the piece in the United States magazine Sport, which ap- pears under his byline with the tiny told to Lou Prato." Theismann writes ''I have no regrets whatsoever about going to Canada to play pro- fessional admitting that his chances of beating Miami Dolphins' quarterback Bob Griese out of a job were slim, and asks: "What good is being in the Super Bowl if you're sitting on the KOT A STEPPING STO.YB "However, Theismann goes on to say: "J'm not using Toronto as a stepping stone. But if the op- portunity was presented and an offer was made that would be suitable, I would consider coining back to the National Foctball League. "I couldn't come back right now even if I wanted to, be- cause I have two years re- maining on my contract. But if I were to play out my op- tion and find an NFL opportu- nity that would enhance my future, then I would possibly consider returning." Theismann admits there are a few differences which bother him concerning the Ca- nadian game: In the CFL you have Just three dovns to work with. This is the rule r detest the mast. In the States, you have second down and one, you pretty well have what we call a waste have WE HAVE MOVED OUR BODY SHOP TO 1009 2nd AVE. S. Etperl body repairs and painting Sam Nishikawa Body Shop Qualified Journeymen Technicians Tree Estimates iMING MOTORS LTD. PHONE 327-1591 a chance to gamble and maybe go for the bomb. There aren't any time-outs, either. That single is another crazy rule and it helped us win our first league game against Winnipeg." Then he insists "perhaps the most damaging rule in the CFL i.s one that has nothing to do with playing Init rather NEW YORK (CPt The Na- tional Hockey League's two 1972-73 expansion teams face a problem their predecessors didn't possibility of World Hockey Association raids on the rosters which come wilh their S6 million franchise pay- ments. Dill Torrey, genera! manager of New York Islanders, said Monday he expects to ask the NHL to provide the Long Is- land-based Islanders and the new Atlanta, Ga., team wilh some form of protection. "Theoretically, the entire 19 players and two goalkeepers drafted by an expansion team in June could decide to join the WHA, leaving the team nothing for its Torrey (old the Metropolitan New York Hockey Vmters Association. Ho has two suggestions for Joe Kapp files suit against NFL SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Joe Kapp, who quartern a eked Minnesota Vikings to Uie i Super Bowl, filed an anti-trust conspiracy suit rvlonday against (he National Football League and its '26 learns. The suit in U.S. District Court said Kapp mil ask dam- ages in the millions of dollars but the amount has not yel been determined. The suit charged that Kapp, now 33, has been barred from playing professional f o olbal' since his season with the New Englatxl Patriots because he refused to sign the NFL's standard player contract. The league's action, ordered by commissioner Pete Itozclle, breached Kapp's three year contract with the "Pa- triots, the suit said. The complaint charged that the contract breaching con- stituted "furtlierance of unlaw- ful conspiracy in violation of lie auti trust laws." is new The Henderson Lake Golf Club today announced a new club manager to succeed Bud Camel in. Fred Hcatley, (or tha past two years has been secre- tary-manager of the Vancouver Golf Club, will assume his new duties at Henderson Lake April 15. The club opens limited services April 1. Prior lo bis two-year stint at Vancouver Heatley was tho manager at the Kelowna Golf ami Country Club for seven years. He was also manager of "the Chamber of Com- merce for five years. The board of dh'oclors at Henderson Lake are pleased with the acquisition of Heattcy as the new club manasrer. AIS INK PLAYERS MONTREAL (CP) Brad a rookie defensive- halfback and punt-return -man with Montreal Alouettcs last season, and Jack Dolbin, a 24- year old wide receiver who played his college football with Wake Forest University, hava signed 1972 contracts, the Cana- dian Football League club an- nounced Monday. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE he NHL, which he planned to discuss at once with team owner Roy Boe. They are -hat the NHL provide for a thor- ough check, before the expan- sion draft, of the hockey 'ions of all players made availa- bv the 14 present teams and (2) that provision be made for replacement of drafted players who go to the WHA. Torrey flew in from a long scouting guess I was in 10 or 11 cities in the last week" lunch with the hockey writers, and dashed off to see for the first time since March WANT CONTRACTS SIGVKD f have studied the WHA oroblem he said. The study has raised apprehen- sions. Ho noted that NHL clubs arc striving to sign players at once to new contracts, and he feared that I hose left available for drafting niiyht include many who had not boon signed. Tbc WHA. which ih lo start play in the fall with 12 teams, has said it will not approach any NHL player who has a multi-year contract, but will not respect a simple option clause binding a player for another season. Each MfL tesm can protect 15 players find two goalkeepers in the first ronrd of tho June expansion draft. Rosters will be frozen May Torrey said he will draft the best players available to him, regardless of position, and fill in the gaps later. He has spent weeks watching hockey games in all leagues. Among amateurs, he has been e fi p c c i R 1 I impressed by Jacques Richard in Quebec and Billy Harris of Toronto Marlbo- ros, "The amateurs are where our future he said, "There are some pretty good prospects." Torrey said he expects to work out with AUanLi an ar- rangement so that the team winning the first expansion- draft pick will not also get first choice of the amateur talent. In the last round of expansion, Buffalo Sabres got both first picks by the luck of the draw. with limits on the number of Amer- icans a Canadian team is al- lowed to have on its roster." "Now, I'm not taking a ny- thing away from Canadian talent, but the Canadian kids simply aren't trained as well. The average Canadian has been playing football for only six years or so, which is about half the time the Ameri- can player has spent. the American player is better. For this reason, most of the Americans in the CFL are in your key positions such as quarterback, running back, wide receiver and maybe centre. And, of course, on de- fence, almost every deep sec- ondary is made up of Ameri- cans." Joe writes tfcat he feels the over-all quality of the CFL decs not compare with (ho NFL, but "that doesn't mean it's a fieconrj-ra'e league1.'1 As examples of the talent he mentions Vic Washington, Bo Scott, Peter LLske, Margene Adkins, Cookje Gilchrisl and Joe Kapp as players who got their start professionally in Canada, Of the current crop, lie lists Leon McQuay, Jim Corrigal, Jim and Tim An- derson. MISSES MARK Theismann may have missal the mark on one or two points, however. He doesn't endear himself to Winnipcgers by spelling it "W'innepeg" throughout. And there's probably n western .sports writer laying for him for making public the story of how [ho quarterback substi- tuted a fellow Argonaut ami look-a Eikc du ring an inter- view. And he'll likely hear fronv Zenon Andrusyshvn, the boy from Oakville, Ont., who went on lo football fame almost as great as that of Theismann as the "golrten toe1' during his UCLA days. The kicker spent alt last year in the same locker room with Theismann, who refers to him as "Zenon Andrew ishynp who played at Bcslon ______ New YcrK Montreal SI Delroit Buffalo Vancouver East Division W L T F A Ph 1 11 318 184 117 IS 13 19 182 108 i 16 15 2? 193 103 1 30 U 159 192 76 5 2S1 73 15 3 Fastball meeting The Lethbridge Commercial Fastball League will hold a meeting tonight at the Labor Club at seven o'clock. Tt is imperative that all teams wishing to take part in the league thus summer have a representative on hand. The league operated with five teams last year. hicaqo 'llnnesels ,t. 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