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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Pat Sullivan Although it may well be the exception rather than the a young man can get an education while playing hockey. Two Lethbridge Collegiate Jim Damberger and Colin are prime examples. Damberger received his second varsity letter this season and Simmons his first. According to press releases from the University of Princeton Tigers hockey Damberger excelled on the blueline in major upsets over such collegiate powerhouses as St. Lawrence and Providence. Named to the All-Ivy Conference second All-Star Damberger notched one goal while adding 15 assists in the 24- game schedule. A Simmons will get his first taste of varsity action this conning fall. An aeronautical and mechanical science Damberger is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Damberger while Simmons is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Simmons. is giving Marty Maxwell an opportunity to earn an education as well as a reputation on the diamond. one of three brothers who toiled with the Lethbridge Lakers in the Alberta Major Baseball League last is currently attending Washington State University on a baseball scholarship. after 44 statistics are any Washington State will owe Marty an increase in tuition fees. The slick who also is hitting the ball at a tremendous clip for the Cougars. He has been at bat 38 times and has 15 including a pair of home for a fat .395 average. He gave notice he was out to make an impression in the early going as he was at an even .500 after 15 games. His fielding is also impressive as he has only two errors in 46 chances for a .958 average. Marty is expected back in the Lakers' lineup this but he is getting a lot of pressure from the assistant coach at Washington State to play in B.C. Hockey people were a mile long at Monday's Memorial Cup contest in Calgary Regina Pats outclassed St. Catherines Black Hawks in a game that had a bit of everything As in the major leagues of scouting reports usually have a bearing on the junior hockey scene. They are even more important if you are battling a strange club. 1 would have to after watching the Pats and Hawks go at that the St. Catherine scouting report was somewhat in to the report Canada received on the Russians in 1972. The Black Hawks came out hitting. They were told to slow down Dennis Sobchuk and Clark a pair of excellent if Greg Joly. Where they made their possibly because of the scouting sheets they is that they didn't expect the Pats to fight back. From my vantage the Hawks picked up one decision in the game's but even that was to an attack from behind on a faceoff. No. the Pats met every St. Catherine challenge head on and were a much belter club so much so the experts felt the Pats would have little trouble with Quebec Remparts Wednesday night. Should things go according to Hoyle. and the Pats eliminate the stage would be set for a Sunday showdown with the Pals and Hawks The big if Ihe two clubs meel is whether or nol Bob coach of the will turn his guys loose. There were some cheap shots Monday and the Pats were on the receiving end of most. It will be very interesting. My money is on the Pats to win it all. Games Society holds meeting The Board of Directors of the Canada Winter Games Society met last night to hear reports from its various committees regarding the organization and administration of next February's sports extravaganza. It was announced that three more regional directors had been appointed to the Board. Dan LeGrandeur will handle the Cla'resholm while Hubert West and Cam McKay were appointed to similar positions in Cardston and Milk River respectively. Although the reports revealed no startling new they did demonstrate clearly the enormity of the task facing the Society. the situation appears to be well in hand. It was revealed that there are 292 people who have volunteered their services in the Sports Committee alone It is evident that these people w'ill be donating large amounts of their time to ensure that the existing problems are ironed out and that the Games will be a success. it was stressed at the meeting that in large measure the quality of the Games will rest upon the Slowphch Coaldale Ober's Esso and Western Canada Natural Gas registered victories in Commercial Men's Slowpitch League action Tuesday night. Ober's whipped Holland Drapery 28-18 in their evening while the Gas Co. lumped King Electric 16-12. Silverwood's downed the rire Dept. 19-18 in a game into an extra inning. All-Star Sports had their booming and crushed rVestern Truck and Body 48-5 Wednesday night. Roger Douglas was credited vith the win while Bob Jhyren suffered the loss. In another league match hat went into nine innings of Wickes Warriors edged lafeway's 11-8. willingness of southern Alberta to get involved. With large numbers of athletes in the it will fall upon local organizations to provide activities for the competitors in their spare time. It is hoped that a festival type atmosphere can be achieved in which the whole region is caught up in the excitement. One board member noted that the community involvement theme was one of the primary reasons why southern Alberta was awarded the Games in the first place The Games Society is very hopeful that this type of responsibility will be accepted by local and regional groups. CAHA plans program for referees CALGARY The Canadian Amateur Hockey Association is setting up a national development program for referees. Hugh CAHA referee in chief said Wednesday. The CAHA must combat the loss of its best officials to the National Hockey League and the World Hockey said who is conducting a search for boys 14 to 18 interested in officiating. than 40 per cent of our midget players quit hockey when they realize they aren't good enough to become pros. they could remain part of the game by moving into Details of the program have not been but who has refereed for 29 years in all levels of .said improvement in the national level of officiating can come only when a national development program is implemented. Words can't describe Orr just ask Flyers' Watson AMDYCAPP BOSTON When Joe Watson made the National Hockey League for good in he was partnered with another rookie defenceman Bobby Orr. In he was drafted by Philadelphia Flyers from Boston Bruins for the last seven has been trying to figure a way of stopping his former partner. The 30-year-old native of admits there is no easy solution. He gets another chance tonight when the Bruins play host to the Flyers in the second game of the best-of- seven Stanley Cup final starting at p.m. MDT. The game will be televised by the CBC. Boston took the first game 3-2 when Orr scored with 22 seconds remaining in the third period. Watson said Wednesday it is impossible to compare the current Bruins with the team he played for eight years ago. think the last year I played for the Bruins we finished the season with 11 rookies in the lineup. Since then they've made some good trades. for seven years now I've been playing against and I can't count the times when Orr has been the guy who really beat Watson said Orr is the key to the Bruins' power you can't key on him entirely because a guy like Carol Vadnais shoots a hell of a puck when he's out power play is devas- Watson is one of the Flyers' leaders on the ice and on the constantly shouting en- couragement to his team- mates. He said it's a tougher chore to move some of the Boston heavyweights such as Phil Es- Ken Hodge and Wayne than it was members of New York Rangers. little me trying to move those big he said. wasn't hard with the Rangers because they didn't jam in front of the but these BROTHER JOINS TEAM The 185-pounder took on added responsibility this season when his younger brother also a joined the Flyers after a year with Richmond Robins of the American Hockey League. The younger was the Flyers' third choice in'the 1972 amateur draft. Jimmy found himself in hot water Tuesday night when he was given a game misconduct for joining a fight as third man. Coach Fred .Shero said Wednesday he has added a levy of his own to the league's automatic levy of that amount against the rookie. Shero said Flyers who are third man in escape a fine from the coach only if a team- mate had already been disposed of by his opponent. Minor baseball Robert Stewart registered 12 strikeouts while leading the Twins to an 8-3 win over the Red Sox at Lakeside Wednesday night. Calvin Byam and John McFadden stroked three hits apiece off lossing pitcher John Skulrood while Norman Schwarz managed three safeties in a losing effort. The Twins scored a 17-10 decision over the Dodgers in a Senior Little League match Keith Johnson earned the mound decision while Alex Gepneris aided with a grand slam home run The Lions outlasted the Bears 16-13 in a Farm League tilt last night. James Olsen picked up the victory as he bested Robert Peterson in the six-inning game Olsen aided his own cause with three hits while team- mate Robert Prince added three more. Bob Bennett and Brian Caldwell poked out two hits apiece for the Bears. Dick Reedyck hurled a one- hitter and guided the Cubs to an easy 12-4 win over the Giants at Norcrest last night. Mark Szucs took the loss giving up 11 hits with two each going to Kevin Rick Burla and Reedyck Lance Gilchrist managed the lone hit off Reedyck. The Athletics edged the Expos 19-15 with Barry Kimmitt earning the mound decision. Len Rook led the winners at the plate with four hits while Dave McLennen stroked three in a losing cause. The Eagles tripped up the Raiders 18-10 in a Lakeside Farm League tilt. Neil Walters relieved by David Foder earned the win while Brent Carson was handed the loss. At Norcrest last Bruce Lyon fired a one-hitter and paced the Pirates to an easy 15-3 win over the Cardinals. Don Tmordi suffered the loss after giving up three safeties to John Gardin and four to Gord Melynck. The Giants registered a 15-8 decision over the Braves behind Lance Gilchrists's 12- strikeout performance. Ken Kotkas took the loss while allowing a home run and a single to Mark Szucs. In a Norcrest Farm League the Buffaloes outlasted the Pumas 17-11. Rickie Klein picked up the mound verdict over Gary Popovitch. In Lakeside Little League action the Tigers outlasted the Indians 11-10 as Ron Knight picked up the win over Jim Allen. Doug Richardson paced the winners with a double and two singles while Byron Dudley added two singles Allen had two singles in a losing cause. Dale Viergutz chipped in with a triple. Richardson pitched the first six fanning 12. In Norcrest Farm League play the Bisons dumped the Beavers 20-3. The win went to Chris Pederson while the loss was tagged on Gordon Olson Quarry wins bout N.Y. Jerry Quarry knocked out Joe Alexander in the second round of a scheduled 10-round fight Wednesday night. Alexander took the count of 10 while lying on his side in his corner after the bell had rung. In New when a man is the count continues if the bell rings until he gets up or it reaches 10 for any round but the last. It counts as a second-round knockdown. Alberta fencers look for titles The Lethbridge Fencing Club will host the 1974 Alberta fencing championship finals this weekend. Some 65 highly rated fencers representing eight provincial clubs plan to take part in the two-day event which gets underway Saturday and concludes Sunday at Catholic Central High School. The championships will be divided into women's and men's competition with three titles novice and up for grabs in each division. Female competitors will participate only in the foils event during the two days while the men are scheduled to handle the epee and sabre. Action gets under way Saturday morning at eight o'clock with the foils event and will be followed by the junior championships at 12 o'clock noon. The junior finals will run until six o'clock. The epee and sabre events will close the championships Sunday with action starting at 8 a.m. and concluding around 5 p.m. The winners of the weekend outing will represent the province in the Canadian national finals slated for later this summer. Meanwhile a fencing clinic will be held at the Civic Centre Friday night. The clinic for coaches and officers will be at the intermediate but beginners may attend. The evening session will stact at seven o'clock and run until 10. Shero said he had been busy working on some new formations they have the puck in our big wingers are hard to push out of there. New York didn't come in front of the net and that's why they didn't win. There's more to this game than lovely Salt Walther is just fine INDIANAPOLIS Salt Walther appreciated the but he wishes people would stop feeling sorry for him. He just wants to race. I do get a little tired of people feeling so sorry for the husky 26-year-old driver said Wednesday. many people come up to me and say that was a terrible accident you what a recovery you've made.' nice to have people so but I begin to won- der if people know me because of my driving talents or just the wreck. If I hope people remember me because of my not the acci- Walther spent months in a recovering from disfiguring burns suffered in a flaming 12-car accident at the start of the 1973 Indianapolis 500-mile race. Nine months after the he was racing again. Now he is back at practising for his third 500-miler. NOT BOTHERED don't have any pleasant memories about getting burned in the crash last he rubbing his scarred hands together. I don't have any nightmares about it Of his chances in the Max 26 Walther said running among the 10 fastest Saturday is the first day of qualifying trials. Roundup of bowling scores CAPRI BOWL YBC SPRING LEAGUE Harvie Pocza Cindy Pednni 230. Mike Gerla 225. Tom Miklos David Wells 238. Brelt Townsend 271. Dave Cnghton 305. Shigehiro Kim Masson 265 Donald Tmordi 205. Geotl Krokosh 207 WEDNESDAY MORNING Shirley Hertlein 284 Berniece Pavan 278 Didi Dongatti 280 Laverne Schow 266 Lyne Bide Connie Marshalsay 286. Karen Taylor Sheila Schikowsky 254. Dianne Malchow Ruth Miller 236 Stampeders ink Robinson CALGARY Calgary Stampeders announced today that all-star place kicker Larry Robinson has signed his 14th consecutive contract with the Western Football Conference team The record holding defensive halfback has played longer with the team than any other Stampeder and last season brought his points total to 997 to become the all-time Canadian Football League scorer. Robinson has been selected to the WFC all-star team three times and has received the president's award in 1972 SR. CITIZENS SPRING LEAGUE Bert Dow Bert Madill Ane Koole 239. Frances Bambnck 223 Gunnar Holte 213. Max Jasmmet 233. Maggie Oliver 258 Will Ness 230. Phyllis Patching 236. Harry Chapman 249. TUES. AFT. SPRING LEAGUE Dena Smith 269. Chris Guenther Alice Ries 240 Pat Plomp Myrna Olshaski 317 May Hiebert 257 Jen Hegi 254 Mary Nickolson Dot Miyashiro 273 Masa Goshmmon 278 Jessie MacDonald 261 JUNIORS SHOP Janet Koole Frances Bambrick Joyce Westra 256 Jean Passey Marge Hughes Olga Larocque Grace Vandyk Eloise Ives Frieda Boulton 325. Betty Hobbs 268 THURSDAY SPRING LEAGUE Lew Mills 299 Gordon Tanaka 251 Seibe Brumsma 257. Earl Doucette 252. Gary Knox 225 Dot Coohdge Cathy Copeland 241 Kathy Gouldehawk 268. Eileen Barton 276 WEDNESDAY NIGHT MIXED John Kovacs 308 Julia Butcher 241. Norman Gyulai 359 Karl Phillip 254 Karen Taylor 266 Bob Taylor 250 Ed Henderson 313 Sally Trone 297 Sam Girardi 306 Abe Enns 246 TUESDAY MORNING Sheila Schikowsky 254. Ruth Laurie 230. Louise Church 227. Shirley Polachie 330. Erica Balasz 228. Lois Hoult 254. Shan Williams 296. Karen Taylor 246. Mauneen Amen 238 Didi Dongatti 230 SENIOR CITIZENS SPRING Ruby Oseen 271 Vina Koenen 222 Betty Murtland 224 Ben Evanson 227 Leora Ness 250 Will Ness 223 Rose Nunweiler 252 Harry Chapman 306 Norah Hoftorth 285 THURSDAY MIXED SPRING Frank Bernhart 256 Jim Malcomson 318. Bob Olshaski 330 Dave Red 250 Joyce 230 Karen Carleton 256 Ivor Carleton 245 John Wecels 259 Yvonne Wecels 247 Peg Robison 237 TRAILERING SPECIAL from PREBCO. 600 4th Ave. North Phone 328-4421 BOAT OR TENT TRAILERTIRE 480 x 400 x 8 lubeleas tire 4 ply STORES Corner 3rd Ave. 8th St. S. 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