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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY OUT ON A A LIMB with LOKOIEK FEXWICK B KUCE WCODCOCK. 25-year- old English. pugilJSt, is the next heavyweight champion of the world, according to Bruce Woodcock. In the United States for a bou; with Tami aiauriello at Madison Square Garden May 13, he savs that he lias all she attri- butes "of a world champion: staaai- Dominoes Snatch Senior Hoop Title Three Straight WINDSOR. Cut.. May t? The third one was the toughest, but the veteran Victoria Dominoes were sail a shade too good for the youth- ful Windsor Assumption college squad, asd today the cagers from the coast held the Canadian senior men's basketball championship- Victoria defeated Assumption na. cast-iron chin, magnificent 47.35 Saturday night to take the punching ability, and a fSiooth, best-of-five senior -A" final in three boxing style. Memories of Perl ftra5gh5 contests. Victoria won the first gasne 53-35 and the second 51-37. Tall, biond Norman Baker, play- ing at right forward for Victoria, was again the star of the court Saturday as he amassed 16 points, including seven field goals and two foul shots. The battling Assump- tion team, putting up their best Scott and Parr! Woodcock, who hails from Don- easier. has had 25 professional bouts in his career, winning 24 of them by the method, the other by a decision. Weighing 192 pounds, the six foot two muscle advertisement is rumored to be by far the most promising ring pros- pect to cross the Atlantic since Max schmelicg. His manager may have started the rumors, but we wouldn't know. If he wins his bout with Msuri- ello, one of the ranking heavy- weights in the States today, he will be the logical challenger to the win- ner of the Conn-Louis extravagranza this June at Yankee Stadium. He fully expects to beat Mauriello and is just as confident that his next opponent wsll be either the Detroit negro or the Pittsburgh Irishman. "After ail." he says, -who else wiU there be for either of_ us to Woodcock, who is supposed to look more like a healthy farm hand than a champion boxer, never worked on a farm. Instead he earned a payroll as a locomotive mechanic, which fact undoubtedly sumption youngsters after the coast men had taken a 39-20 lead at half- time. CLAD SERIES OVER "I'm sure glad this series is over." said Coach George Porky> Andrews of Victoria after the game. Andrews remarked that his team now was "all square with this fine city." He referred to the triumph of "the Windsor Bard team in the final against Victoria in 1935, when the Windsor team took three straight. EScperiencf was the only differ- erence between the Windsor title squad of 1935 and the present young Assumption squad, said Andrews. Behind Baker in the Victoria scoring celumsj was George An- drews at left guard, with 10 points: HERALD SPORTS PAGE Room and Board Baltimore today. trying history repeat. fight of the series, wers sparked by} Hank Rowe had seven. Art Chap-, Freddie Thomas, who garnered 13 man six. Chick Chapasaa five and points en four goals and five s'oul shots. But the Dominoes had to paly like the champions they are to reg- ister their third triumph, meeting a determined attack from, the As- Jackson three. Coach Red Xantais of Assump- tion praised the Dominoes as a "great ball club." He said: They deserved to win the championship with their stellar play." GOOD HAVE "KXl TAKEN A CLOSE LOOK AT BUT ISUPPOSSJK YDUR. CASE. DsSTANCt OOUSiN BOSN TOLD SAVED A FOHTUKEOVS4-THE. HE SAYS SHE'S W3ONS AUL OF XXI BACH2-GRS KAVEMOUNO VISION VfiiEM SKE5 Assault Money II 141 More for Turning Pro May N.HJU represenatires to r> ,J VANCOUVER, Mav Record rxss transacted at the 23ta annual: lass winter to discuss Die as meeting of the Canadian Amateur' will retitra there m June so re- Hoc'ey association -sas all in the to the laps of the NJI-L. governors, i George Hardy of Sdnionwj Ai -5 final session Saturday. a-ideas of uie session which lasted well law Sun.-1 Hockey more than be doirj? ing for each player JBOV.E? jir. just what his daddy, B5ld u? to the "big tine" and Sl.tSCO for; p-ayers -a SPO 3 a J OE-V scv cans. publicity agents bright save his Ideas. Uke most good athletes, he neither drinks nor smokes. He runs 15 miles a cay when training. He hates crowds excess when they pay to see. him light. He says he never felt better in his life. boxer didn't? Hailed as die first perpendicular British heavyweight champion. Woodcock has caused considerable chatter and cogitation since his arrival in New York.. Like a good five-cent cigar, it looks as if he is the one thin? the heavyweight boxing game has needed. If he beats Mauriello, which is likely, he will be able to name his own fee in all future American bouts. The boxing game needs another capable heavyweight. For ten years now Billy Conn has been the only man v.ho has been able to give tbe terrifying Joe any sort of a fight. All other Louis opponents j by Chelsea, finished have been sacrificial offers and he fourth. with "V BRITISH SOCCER SEASON ENDS; LEAGUE SCHEDULES COMPLETED a decade ago. each (INJURED AS A COLT contrac. i wiien a year old. Assault bun, his DELEGATES DONT AGREE j t loot. The doctors aid The same five delegates who I 1 iscney to the Musial Boasts Fine Batting Average By JOHN DAUPHECEE scadian Press Staff Wrii ,------_--------- -_ -i -l _. da-i- to win the hotly-contested I Bolton Wancerers. today, League South championship, by the ended four points farther bacs. barest margin as the United King- _ _ dom football season came officially be some individual to ?n end There vail ended four points followed by Manchester United. Sheffield Wednesday. Newcastle United and Chesterfielr in liMt order. Sheffield Wednesday lost its AiiCitr vkiii j---------- -----------L- TV j ft ft games later but major league teams j last game to Newcastle United 3-2. have completed "their he might as weil be put cut of his! misery because he'd never recover.: But the stable hands called in an- other veterinarian who cut the j hoof almost, entirely away and Assault recovered. Last Saturday as sn 3-1 shoe at' Churchill Downs, the chocolate cold, bad foot and all, waltzed home 1 by eight lengths. They paid nun 596.400 for the Job. and the colt now has earned CANUCK ENTRY LOSES Wee Admiral, first Canadian Derby entry since Indian Broom ran _ third for A. C. Taylor cf Vancouver i r Mir ft- r i> is the Derbv that Bold Venture I Tomsnt s Games ----Average Of A15 in OO npS tO oat won. beat one horse in the field of i 17. Owned by R. S. McLaughlin of j JOS befoer an overflew cro-ad of 37933. i Ont.. Wee Admiral had; p-m- Advance vs. Ellison. 77 Oil vs. Columbus Club. Korre a-d FitSeld vs. has disposed of them convincingly, except in the instances of Bob Pastor and Tommy Farr. both of whom gave the impression they were particinating in a hundred- vard d'ash instead of a. boxing bout. And if the capable heavyweight that is needed turns put to be an Englshman then the ring game will really receive -the adrenalin it needs. Beat him to a jelly, Brace! The buzzes about next winter's senior hockey team bave reached astonishing heights the only rumor we haven's heard is the one about Dick -Irrin being signed as coach The Calgary papers seem positive that we are going to build our team around Pete Slobodian, who. they claim, will be our play- schedules. Aston Villa played its last game at mid-week, ending with a two- point edge over Charlton Athletic and Birmingham City, and was idle Saturday, "charlton. defeated a week ago br Derby 'County in the cup final, could have won the league championship if it had de- feated Wolverfcampton Wanderers bus the result was a 1-1 tie. STANDINGS CLOSE Birmingham City and Aston Villa each has won 619 points in. the final league standing but the former took the championship by .306 in aoal average. Charlton end- ed in third place, one full point behind. Derby County, held to a 1-1 tie ia the season ic. "West Bromwich Albion fifth, Wolverbamnton Wan- derers sixth and West Ham United seventh. 45.000 WATCH MATCH Dick The biggest soccer crowd of the oui With most of "the attention- focus- Huge Emse- Bonham mafic sed upon such pre-war nower hit- 1945 New York pitchir.? ters as Ecstor.'s Ted Williams. New success fay whipping the JYor: ar-d Knockdown, owned by Mrs. Sos- j Tuesday pun. coSers. said." NO DECISIONS ON SENIORS If the meetings reached de- cision on a reported N-Hi. to declare the Quebec senior group and the Westers Canada senior hockey league professtcsai circuits, It was decided, however, that 500 cf recsiats frasi Allan Mem- orial Big Hank Greenbeig gave De- troit baseball fans something to remember him by in his last game before induction into the United States Army five. years ago today by blasting two N York Yankee pitches into the stands for home runs. Hank re- turned to the Tiger lineup in time to repest the trick against Chicago Cubs in the second 1945 World Series game. 3HLK RIVER GOLF TOURNEY MILK RIVER. (HSS) The Milk River golf fans planned a tournament for Sun- day. Mav 5. Invitations were ex- -ended to Warner and Courts. Lunch was served. Total Total Wylie, Rutten Defend Trophy Successfully George Wylie and Gordon Rut- ten successfully defended the Baalim trophv at the Country Club course on Sunday when they staved off a strong bid bv the challengers. Bill Rea and Cy of the Leta- bndge Golf club- The trophy holders were seven up at the end of the first nine, only to see their long lead melt until they wound up the regulation 18 holes all square. The defenders then went on to win the match on the extra hole. In-the morning sweepstakes Sun- dav Norman Fooks won the low gross, and H. G. Long and Harvey Greenway won the low net. I c- I ACES PRACTICE TONIGHT MIXXEAPOOS BASEBALL MANAGER GIVEN GATE SUNXEAPOLIS. May 6 Mike Kelley. general manager of -A practice of Eaton's Aces fastball team will be held to- night, Monday, at at the 4tii Ave. barracks diamond. Mexican Baseball Agents Restrained Players NEW YORK. May The New York Yankees obtained an or- der from the New York Supreme Court Saturday nigh; restraining agents cf the Mexican Baseball League and a New York sports- writer from attempting to induce any Yankee player to repudiate his signed contract. The order, signed by Justice Ben- the Minneapolis American Associa- jaailn F. Schreiber. and setting a lion baseball club, Saturday un- preliminary hearing for Tuesday. conditionally released Zeke Bonura named Jorge Pasquel. president of SUNDAY GAMES Chicaeo 2. Nex? York 4. Detroit 2-5. Philadelphia Cleveland 4. Washington 12. St. Louis at Boston, rain. SATURDAY GAMES Cleveland 2. Boston 6. Detroit 3. New York 4. St. Louis at Washington. Chicago j at Philadelphia, postponed, rain. International DONALD DUCK PUTTING HIS BEST FOOT FORWARD Registered U.S. Patent O2ice By Walt Disney Baltimore Newark Syracuse Montreal Buffalo...... Toronto Jersey Ciry Rochester 8 8 7 6 5 4 SUNDAY GAMES Baltimore 6-2. Buffalo 7-3. Toronto 5-4, Syracuse 0-0. Jersey City 7-4. Rochester 4-13. Newark at Montreal, rain. SATURDAY GAMES Syracuse 2. Toronto 0. Jersey City 3. Montreal 9. Baltimore 10. Rochester 7. Newark at Buffalo, postponed. FiUMS SLOPED.' GET A PICTURE THAT SUESLAK SEEN 05! Pacific Coast San Francisco Los Angeles Oakland 25 22 22 starts to Columbus. 10-2. DOUBLE WEAR AISO "NO-MARK BROWN LTRITE W1U NOT SUP ASK FOR THEM BY NAME Expect Boom In Ontario Lacrosse TORONTO May the 13 15 IS 20 19 22 22 22 .558 .595 .579 .474 .472 .421 .405 .339 SfNOAY GAMES San 3-2. Sscrausen'-a 7-3. Seattle 0-5. Portland 4-2. Oakland 4-0, Hoi'.jwood 5-2. Los Ar.geles 3-7, San Francisco 2-9. GAMES twittering of' birds and the gentle I SATURDAY budding of trees, add ar.other .spring Los Angeles o. San rYancaco 8. song: The joyaus preparations of! Ontario's lacrosse enthusiasts for a boom season that promises double the number of head? to be bashed with the webbed hickory stick With schedules due to open with- in a fortnight, sprang fever has, reached a several years' peak j sLNDAY C'AMES amor.g devotees of Canada's na-' tional game in the form of post- war revivals of old clubs and mush- rooming new hotbeds. "We expect or more regis- trations this year ar.d that's twice the number of plavers last season. reported Gene Depp, Ontario La- crosse Association secretary. "Prom pee-wee to senior applications I are pouring San Diego 0, Sacramento 2. SraitSe 4. Portland 0. Oakland 2. Hollywood 1. American Assn. Toledo 2-1. Milwaukee 3-7 Indianapolis 7-5. Kansas City 9-4. LouL-.viIle 3-3, St. Paul 4-1. Columbus 3-4, Minneapolis 8-1. LTL ABNER SHE CAN'T QUITE MAKE IT By Al Capp M-KO USE. WALKIN' AXIM 'OLKS IF TWE.YVE. SEEM LIT. MOST 'En ARE: so 1C.GORANT NEVAH O' -SOMET5HES I USSE.NS r MOCSIC.'-AH SOT A MUCH WOULD IT COST TBREAK EVUV rOOSsCA! _._.. _ IN A AH CA3.VT RlSMTCf AH X3N REST 'BRICK BRAOFORD-And the Queen of 8y WILLIAM ROT and CLARENCE COCKST SHIP FUSV.ES ROM THE UPPER MOUTH OF THE FIRING TUBE SATURDAY GAMES Louisxilie 6, St. Paul 5. Columbus 10. Minneapolis 6. Indianapolis 3. Kansas Cuv 2. Toledo at Milwaukee, postponed, ram. CURVES IHTO A MORVZOKTAl POSITION 'tOJR SPACE SUITS HANDY, FOLKS- WE'RE NSAR1NGTHE CRYSTAL ;