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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 IETHBRIDGE HEKALO Match 1971 Poll of broadcasters votes to stay on sidelines Canada should stand by decision to withdraw By BRUCE Canadian Press Sports Editor For the first time since Can ada pulled out of international hockey 15 months there are signs she is negotiating for a re the men who write about and broadcast hockey in Canada feel she should remain on the sidelines until European opponents decide she may ice a I T w e n t y n i n e writers and competitive broadcasters said Canada The vote mas conducted by The Canadian Press among sportsBTiters and broadcasters should return to International competition on all levels imme diately 112 voted for the coun across Canada just prior to rei try to stand by the decision to ports that Canada was seeking an open sugges tion that was Russia and Czechoslo Nearly said the ban on international competition should not apply below the level of the world other that university and minorlevel exchanges should be Canada was to have played host to the 1970 world amateur splitting the games between Winnipeg and Two months before the tour nament was to have been the five countries with formed the tourna ments A reversed their decision to allow the Canadian team to play with nine profes The confrontation came in Ge neva at a meeting between Can president Bunny Ahearne of head of the Interna tional Ice Hockey and the other five countrie m 1 INTERFERED WITH CATCH Chicago While Sox catcher Ed Herrmann runs in an effort to cotch a foul off the bat Pittsburgh Pirates Al in Tues Although Herrmann was unable to hold unto the ball the umpire ruled Oliver had Interfered and Oliver was called Sports of all sorts Lee May hurt in collision By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Another dent has developed in Cincinnatis Big Red This one is named Lee The slugging first baseman suf fered damaged knee ligaments in a collision with New Yorks Tim Foli during Tuesday nights 63 exhibition victory over the May was leaping for a throw from shortstop Frank Duffy when he collided with who had hit the The big first baseman was carried off on a stretcher and George Bal the Reds or dered him returned to Cincin nati for May joins pitchers Jim Mer ritt and Wayne centre fielder Bobby Tolan and shorts top Dave Conception on the The Reds combed lefty Jerry Koosman for all their runs in seven including Ber nie Carbos tworun New York Y a n k e e s ace DIVISION CHAMPS P Baltimore exploding for five firstperiod clinched the first division title in their nineyear history Tues day by routing Rochester Amer icans 73 in the only American Hockey League game sched STILL A CHANCE OTTAWA CP Officials of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association say there is still a chance that a playoff between the winner of the eastern Can ada Richardson Trophy and the top Western Canadian team mil take FAILS HIS TEST LONDON AP Chris the crack inter national auto rally driver who has twice won the grueling East African Safari has failed to pass his British driving NAME DONLEVY EDMONTON CP Jim a former assistant was named head coach of University of Alberta Gol den Bears of the Western Can ada Intercollegiate Athletic As sociation Football Conference an assistant for six succeeds Harvey Scott who resigned last week after he was appointed to the faculty of physical education Oldtimers Elks meet tills evening Minor hockey and the fans will be the real winners tonight at the Civic Centre at eight oclock whsn the Lethbridge Oldtimers and midget EUcs tangle in an exhibition encoun The made up of former Lethbridge Maple Leafs and will take their skates out of mothballs for their annual trip down memory Heading the list of Old timers uill be Den Bill Hec Dick Les Howie Ya George Carl Sorokoski and many The game will be a funfilled hours entertainment as old meets Elks recently played in the Alberta midget final and dur ing the course of the year play ed in the Southern Alberta Ju venile League and are champ ing at the bit to upset the more experienced Those playing for the Old timers are asked to meet at the Civic Sports Centre to dress for the Buffalo still lias NFL team f AP Buf falo who had threatened to move their National Football League franchise from his city if they did ret get a new stad made it official Tuesday They will play here this This lease renewal is for the 1971 football BUYRITE Repeated by Popular Demand 3 More Days Only April 3rd 68 MEN SUITS Fine AllWool English Sizes 36 to 46 RegularShortTallStout Regular to CLEARING AT Plaids in as sorted 4 OR OPEN THURSDAY UNTIL 9 EXPORTS MENS WEAR PHONE 3274210 Mel was breezing along on a twohitter and a 60 lead through six in Then the wind and Wash ington Senators did him The Nats clipped Stottlemyre and Ron Klimkowski tor eight runs in tte with Frank How ard hitting a windblown two run homer and a windblown tworun Denny McLain allowed four seven four walks and threw two wild pitches in five innings for Los Angeles Dodgers breezed to a 91 triumph over San Fran cisco Giants as Bill Singer fired a fourhitter and BH1 Sudakis Gene who suffered a broken wrist several weeks ago when stack by a ball from a pitching finally saw action in Pittsburgh Pirates 86 victory over Chicago White Alley doubled to trigger a threerun first Ellie Hendriks drove in three runs with a homer and two sac rifice flies and Baltimore Ori oles scored four times against Minnesotas Stan Williams in the sixth inning iai beating the Twins CARDINALS FLY Lcuis Cardinals teed off on Kansas City Royals scoring four times in the third inning and five in the Montreal Expos battered At lanta Braves Mike McQueen for foui runs in the first inning and four more in the fourth en route to a 93 Steve Renko went the route with an eighthit ter and Bcb Bailey slammed a two doubles and a sin Bill Hands pitched eight in nings in Chicago Cubs 63 win over California Tommy Deans homer and Nate Col berts tworun double helped San Diego Padres over Cleve land Indians 63 and Milwaukee Brewers nipped Oakland Athlet ics Tony Taylor homered for Philadelphia but the Phillies had to come from behind with two seventhinning runs on Denny Doyles Mike Ryans single and Larry Bowas sacrifice fiy to beat Detroit Ti gers Jefferson 318 5TH STREET reunion on Saturday Jefferson High 15 miles southeast of Cardston won the provincial B basket ball championship in 1946 and as a result are planning a 25th anniversary Jefferson defeated Edmonton West glen High School in a two game totalpomt series for the pro vincial Coach of the team was Ray now of C a r d s t o while the manager was Jack now of Team members included Douglas Bietz of Calgary Gay Ion Hen Rocky Mountain House Bill Montreal ter Eddy Glenwood Vern Edmonton George Owen dale Lloyd also of Leth bridge and Chesley Pierson of i Calgary The principal of the i school at Hie time of the cham pionship was Miss Elizabeth j now of The reunion will be held at the Jefferson School at Owen which has been closed for a number of but is now the communly hall for the Jef ferson Set for this the re unions agenda includes an ex hibition basketball game be tween the original team and heir A banquet for team members and Ihcir families is set for oclock and a comi inunitv dance uill sjut at The public is invited to the bas ketball ga which will get under wa at fne oclock to Many former stu dents of the school will he on hand to renew The reunion is under the di rect ion and organi7nion of Pierson of Calg a r y and George Nay of Swe Finland and East Ger Earl president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey As denounced the rever criticized Ahearnes leader ship and led Canada out of in ternational a cigarchewing for mer Liberal member of the Manitoba said there would be no interntional ex change of teams between Can ada and Europe until Canada was given the right to ice a competitive We will not take part In any tournment until that he Since Canada has passed up the world university games and dispute has arisen over an ItalianCandian team waiting to play in Italy and a JapaneseCanadian team seek ing permission to tour BOYS SUSPENDED A team of eightyearolds from Toronto was suspended after going to Among those voting for Can ada to stay out of all levels is Jack sports editor of the Ottawa who replied Canada made its decision a year ago and to start pussyfoot ing now Is Bunny Ahsarne and his cohorts ran roughshod over Canadian offi cials and teams for If we return now and go begging hat well be back where we started with no hope of ever getting a fair Scott sports editor of the Toronto disa greed Canada should return to in ternational competition as soon as possible under the best terms we can without con tinuing to be such egofreaks about refusing to play unless we can have it all our own He had support from column ist Jim Kearney of the Vancou ver Sun You dont change anything in the world you dont agree with by opting If the exam ple of the CAHA and Hockey Canada were followed by the wed be severing relations with almost every country in the LIMIT BAN Jim Proudfoot of the Toronto Star favored staying oat only on the world champinship level The purpose of the ban was to exert pressure to bring about our legitimate wish to use our best I dont see why the ban needs to be extended beyond the world tournament Outside of we only lose internationally by our It is not as if we had walked away fom the the We want to keep the lines of communication I would think exchanges of junior for would en hance our Jack Windsor Star Canada has reduced herself to the same propagandists level as the Soviet play when the rules suit We ought to be ashamed of our WANT TO STAY OUT Among those who feel Canada should stay out Wayne Observer The world hockey tournament will falter without Canada as a Bob B a 1 c o c Evening Telegram Can ada is still the world hockey power until our best are de The challenge is out to other Bob Hamilton Specta tor Let us never look foolish again by playing the Russians with one hand tied behind our Why should our ama teurs become propaganda for their pros j Oliver Sault 1 Star In Canada should he going with her very best Any olhcr team is misrepresen Canada has the best hockey players in the world and i they should be allowed to strut their stuff in the hockey arenas of the Cal He porter The rules gave the Rusj who are pros in all but j an insurmountable ad1 j Maurice W i n n i p e g Free Press AS Canada has de mantled otcn competition and backed out of the world j tournament because this was i not tins is the only j it can retiun Jim Coir Southam Newsj papers We should return only when the Europeans agree to meet our national team bolstered by nine This isnt exactly our but its the type of team which the Eu ropeans agreed to meet in Don Packet and Times Rcfuin undrc present conditions and then fight for AiN7DY CAPP TH4T BARMAIt DOESNT KEEP AWAY fRfflrWER ILL TEACH tR A LESSON SHELL NEVER TORSET vs VEK COUlbNT TEACH Stampeders win Alberta crown CALGARY CP Calgary Stampeders captured the Al berta Hockey League cham pionship Tuesday night humil iating Edmonton Monarchs 101 in the seventh game of a best ofseven Calgary now advances to the western Allan Cup playoffs scheduled at in mid Stampeders won the first three games of the series be fore Monarchs bounced back with three consecutive victor ies to tie the Calgary took a narrow 10 lead after 20 minutes of imeasing it to a 51 after The third period was a disaser for Edmonton as Cal gary scored five unanswered Carl Forrester spearheaded Calgarys assault with three George Hill and Dennis Gidluck each fired a pair and single goals were scored by Ted Wally Kozak and Brian Ron Tookey netted the lone Edmonton goal in the second Stampeders outshot Ed monton Gary Gaiunan returned to the Calgary net after a four game layoff with a hand Barry Richardson start ed in goal for the Monarchs but was replaced by Jack Gilroy after Calgary took a 71 lead midw ay through the third peri Calgary took three of five minor ELRICH TIRE 1PORT SCOR Boston New York Montreal Toronto Buffalo Detroit Vancouver Chicago St Louis Minnesota Pittsburgh Los Angeles California LEAGUE East Division W L T P A Pt Si 14 7 378 199 115 47 17 11 247 TiS 105 41 21 13 279 21 95 35 32 7 2JO 159 79 23 39 13 205 281 59 n 43 10 106 296 54 23 45 7 218 288 53 West Wvlslon 49 18 9369176105 33 25 17 217 203 S3 20 32 16 188 216 72 27 33 15 200 219 69 21 35 18 210 22S 60 23 4 12 227 295 53 19 51 5189306 A3 Manitoba Junior St Bonlfaca 6 Kenora 3 St Boniface wins bsstofseven fi nal 40 Western Cnada Reglna 6 Flin Flon 5 Flin FIcn leads bestofseven quar terfinal M Edm 4 Saskatoc AMERICAN LEAGUE Montreal Providence Springfield Quebec altimore Cleveland Hershev Rochester East W L T F A Pt 27 29 14 213 230 68 27 29 13 243 53 67 27 34 8 230 271 tl 23 31 U 203 235 62 West 39 20 9 256 211 87 36 26 7 251 195 79 29 30 10 22B 207 6 23 33 11 210 232 59 44 17 7 283 202 95 33 26 11 244 216 77 33 26 9 255 228 75 21 29 15 22J 231 63 26 33 9 210 2J3 61 46 5 213 300 41 WESTERN LEAGUE W L T Portland San Diego Phcemx Denver Seattle Salt Lake City HOCKEY SCORES National Vancouver 2 Minnesota 1 Louis 4 Los Anqeles 3 American Baltimore 7 Rochester 3 International Des Motnrs 4 Fort Wayne 2 DEE koines leads best of seven quarterfinal 31 Alberta Senior Calgary 10 Fdmonton I Calgary wins bestofseven fmal 43 Edmonton wins best of itven quarterfinal 41 British Columbia Junior Chllllwack 4 Victcna 3 Chilhwack wins best of uven quarterfinal 41 Kamloops 5 Vernon 4 Kami oops wins bestofseven quar terfma 41 World Championship Russia 7 United Stales 5 Czechoslovakia 4 west Germany I PRO BASKETBALL East SemiFinals New York 113 Atlanta 107 New York leads beslofseven sirles 31 Baltimore 120 Philadelphia 105 Baltimore leads bestofseven series 31 West SemiFinals Chicago 112 Los Angeles 105 Bestofsevpn series tied 33 Milwaukee 114 San Francisco 102 Milwaukee leads bestofseven series 30 ABA Carolina 114 Indiana 113 Pitlsburgh 149 Kentucky 132 Texas oo Memphis Utah 115 New York 97 Denver 129 Virginia 11 ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I cverton 0 Ham I Division U Lutcn 1 1 Sheffield W 3 Porfsmnulh 1 Division III Swansea 0 Plyrrcufh 2 Division IV Oldham 2 Hartlepools 0 Friendly Match Coventry 1 Aberdeen 0 MILE WRITTEN GUARANTEE ON SEiBERLJfXIG SUPREME 150 TIRES Full 4 ply Polyester Cord or Other sizes prised comparably ELRICH TIRE rtrf South 3J74886 ;