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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, May 15, SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan Six goals In first period sinks Medicine Hat Tigers' roar was less than a meow T ETHBRIDCrE became just an ordinan city Thursday. We now only have one coach in the National Hockey League. The word came out of Van- couver Thursday that Vic Stasiuk's contract as coach of the National League's Can- ucks would not be renewed. Rumors had been circulat- ing for some time that Sta- siuk's days were numbered. But we all know that rumors are as often as not fiction, rather than fact. However, it became fact Thursday less than two weeks before his 44th birthday. haven't had a chance to talk with Vic as yet. He ap- parently is headed home to consider his future. He has been offered a job in the Ca- nuck organization, but the treatment he received may alter his thoughts about a re- turn to the coast. Vic, I'm sure, would have to agree, that the Canucks' management has every right to hire or fire a coach or general manager. But it was the manner in which they did it that left an odor. Jirn Taylor, of the couver Sun describes the Ca- nuck situation as a bad joke growing gamier, with no lief in sight. The Canucks, says Taylor, can't find what they are miss- ing in the NHL drafts. You can't buy class. A season that saw the Ca- nucks, under Stasiuk. win only 22 games losing 47 and tying nine, is not the only problem have. In fact, it may be one of the smaller ones facing them. The Canucks, continues Taylor, have lost respectabil- ity. In their handling of the Victor Stasiuk-Hal Laycoe sit- Stasiuk is gone. His crime is that he's an old school coach, unable to handle the spoiled brats the new school Is producing. He took away Dale Tal- lon's assistant captain and it was a joke. It was an honest move by a dead hon- est guy writes Taylor. He couldn't fine him, couldn't trade him and a suspension have lasted as long as it took for one phone call to Al' Eagleson. So he tried to atiack Tallon's pride. There no noticeable success, but in Stasiuk's spot, what else would you have done? What would you have done, given the Players' Associa- tion and an empty room at top, the night in Detroit Stasiuk walked into the lounge of the hotel where the Canucks were staying, and found a dozen of them having Van- uation, they have branded themselves bush. The sad part of it all is that they will get away with it because their only criterion is profit and there won't be an unsold seat in Pacific Coliseum next year. Coley Hall, who stated earl- ier this week Stasiuk had to go, is perfectly entitled to hire or fire whom he chooses. There is no campaign to keep Stasiuk or Laycoe. But, if you don't want someone, fire him. You don't say you have to keep him because it's too dif- ficult to find a replacement. Public hangings were out- lawed a long time ago. a drink? What would your answer have been, when you called them in on it and one of them stood up and said, "There's one of you and 72 of us. What are you going to do about Stasiuk has be'sn down the expansion team's coach road before. He was in Philadel- phia with the Flyers and then spent a year with the Cali- fornia Golden Seals. When he was fired by the Flyers he told me there were plenty of jobs in hockey. Maybe he will take one, maybe he won't. He has his farm to look after, he had some good earn- ing years. Maybe he'li just stay home. After all, he can still get all the ins'de info from his friend and Leth- b r i d g e's remaining NHL coach. Earl Ingarfield. Race results CALGARY (CP) Victoria Park race results Friday: FIRST claiming, 2-year-olds fillies, 5 furlongs. Sheba's Echo (Combs) 46 90 13.70 7.007 Mint Parfait (Kipling) 3.80 3.10; Icy Child (Haynes) 500. Time: 4-5. Frozen Planei Sister Wolfe Atterol end'Fifth Estate also ran. 1 SECOND claiming, 3-year-old maidens, 1 furlongs. Cobpers Image 490 280 280; Regal Ectoj 3.20 3.10; Khamite 1380. Time: 1-5. Red Victory, Wynscope, Marina Cove, Beanie's Ribbon and Refined Taste also --an. DAILY DOUBLE: S117.60 THIRD claiming, 4-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. CaJatious (Phelanl 4070 1660 680; Swoon Doll (Hedge) 6.00 3.70; Eastern Jada (Kipling) 620 Time: 4-5 Cranfield, Cryogenic, Silent Forest, Singtng Sea and Carbcn County also ran.i QUINELLA: S95 10 FOURTH claiming, 4-year-olds and up, F furlongs. Jabberwocky (Parsons) 15.90 7.50 4.40? Miss Jocat (Whittle) 7.50 4.30; Battle Match (Wiseman) 3.60. Time: 1-5 Curra Tip, Reverse Current, LoII- ta's-Hope, Silver Dell and Whirlagale also' ran. 1 FIFTH claiming, and up, J furlongs. May Trip (Rycroft) 9.60 4.10 300; Winking Princess (Norris) 3.30 2.70; Kyed (Giesbrecht) 3.20. Time- 1-5 Ginger Voya, Miss Ballaspree, Sum- mer In Rome, Nor Wester, and Gal- lant Aoollo also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH claiming, 4-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. Prince Of Northlands (Stadnyk) 16.50 8.40480; Roaring Freddy (Norris) 8.00 4.00, Klondike Princess 860. Time: 4-5 The Seeker, Summer Stan, Reved Up, Will Argue and Lucy's Alibastro also ran. SEVENTH claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. Win A Point (Whittle) 9.00 3.80 3.40; Easy To Love (McCauley) 3.20 2.70; ViC's Girl (Barroby) 4.40. Time: 1-26 3-5 Opo The Cork, Award and Tea Cof- fee John also ran EIGHTH claiming, 4-year-olds and up, I1 a miles. Diddle (Wiseman) 8.90 4.20 2.70; Pams Delight {McCauley) 4.60 3.20; Divvy Up (Kipling) 340. Time: 3-5 Port Arthur, Kaps Call ancf Baha Marimba also ran NINTH claiming, 5-year-olds and op, 7 furlongs. River Hawk (Barroby) 30 3.60 2.70; Tis Foolery (Gold) 8 20 4.40; Love Success (Norris) 4.70. Time: 4-S Fast Friday, Royal Xyst, WarBrl- dle and Tally Boy also ran. OUINELLA: S24 00 MONTREAL hockey season ended abruptly Friday night for Medicine Hat Tigers, the so-called Cinderella team of the Western Canada Hockey League. The Tigers dropped a 7-3 ver- dict to Quebec Remparts, enabl- ing the Quebec Major Junior A Hockey League champions to advance 10 tonight's sudden- death final game against To- ronto Marlboros. Game time is :00 p.m. MDT and it will be car- ried on the CTV network. Guy Chouinard, Andre Savard and Richard Nantais scored two goals each for Quebec and Jean Landry added the other for the Remiparts, who skated to a 6-1 lead in the first period. Ed Johnstone scored twice for Medicine Hal while Tom Lysiak scored the other. Only three years ago, the Ti- gers joined the WCHL as an ex- pansion team and they finished at the bottom of the league. Before their first season started, the Tigers acquired two players who helped to propel them into the Memorial Cup round-robin. Medicine Hat had drafted Henry Van Drunen from Ed- monton Oil Kings and John Sen- kpiel from Calgary Centennials in the expansion draft. The Oil Kings and the Centennials wanted their players back and the Tigers agreed to trade. From Edmonton, they got Ly- siak, then a 17-year-old from High Prairie. Alta. Calgary gave them Lanny McDonald, who was playing for Lethbridge Sugar Kings of the Alberta Junior League at the time. Lvsiak, a centre, won the WCHL scoring crown for the second consecutive year in 73 with 154 points on 58 goals and 96 assists while McDonald had 62 goals and 77 assists and finished third in the scoring. In the WCHL playoffs. Lysiak had 40 points. McDonald 39 as the Tigers knocked off Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon Blades to win a Memorial Cup berth. "It was a good said Lysiak, shortly after his club's defeat "It would have been nice though if we could have taken the cup home. "Quebec's got a good skating team. I think they are a bit fast- er than Toronto. The penalties at the start hurt us and we couldn't really get going. The referee was calling almost ev- erything. "And we just weren't up for the game.'' Referee Jim Lever apparently had his mind set on keeping things under control. In the first period he called 15 minor penal- ties, including four to the Tigers in the first two minutes and 40 BEAT THE HEAT AND THE PRICES WITH A YORK WINDOW UNIT AIR CONDITIONER Sizes available from if B 7.U. and up 01 UP NEUKO SHEET METAL LTD. 1811 A 2nd AVE. S. PH. 328-0286 Driver dies INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Veteran racing driver Art Pollard, 40. died today less than one hour after his Of- fenhatisfcr powered Eagle crashed during prac- tice for the May 28 Indiana- polis 500-mile auto race. seconds of the game. "That really put us said Tigers' coach Jack Shupe. "The kids start thinking they're going to be called for every little thing they start backing away from the corners and lose some of their aggressiveness." Shupe noted that his club may have "gone into the gainfe a little over-confident" and Que- bec was able to get the Tigers early. "The thing with us is, we weren't making the big play in their end. They were on top of us all the time." Meanwhile, Quebec coach Or- val Tessier, who coached Corn- wall Royals to the Memorial Cup championship last season in Ottawa couldn't contain his satisfaction with the win. "We played a solid hockey game. They wanted to hit but we weren't intimidated one bit. "It's funny. I was saving to a guy in the hotel lobby Thursday that we were capable of break- ing out and scoring six or seven goals in a period. He just walked away shaking Ms head. Well, we did it. "All week long people were whispering and looking at us sideways. They said Quebec was a good team in the Quebec league but that we didn't belong here. "We showed again this year that our league belongs in the Memorial Cup. I'm proud for the province and for the Quebec league. I'll tell you, it's been a long time since a Quebec team has been out of the finals." For the past two seasons, teams representing the 'Quebec Major Junior A Hockey League have won the Memorial Quebec in 1971 and Cornwall last year. In 1969 and 1970, Montreal Junior Canadians, then a mem- ber of the Ontario Hockey Asso- ciation Junior were the national junior champions. This should be fun Earl Francis, golf professional at Henderson Lake, indicates that the -the two water traps in front of the green, became one big one. It will sixth hole at the Lake has been changed around somewhat, and it should be fun. Francis is preparing for the Chinook Classic golf tournament next weekend. The sixth hole, a par five challenge, took on a new look as be tough to challenge the green on the second shot now. Entries for tourney are being taken at Henderson Lake. Minor ball roundup Jamie Coghlin blasted a grand slam home run and fired the third strike past 14 hitters to lead the Astros to a 16-11 victory over the Pirates in Nor- crest Little League action Thursday night. Coghlin gave up eight hits in the win while Rodney Hough- ton suffered the loss after al- lowing only five hits. Clint Bohnet aided the cause with a pair of singles while Brian Harrington and Sean Keenan managed a double and a single for the losers. In another contest, Barry Coghlin fired a two-hitter and lifted the Astros to a 11-1 de- cision over the Cardinals Fri- day night. Ron Moline suffered the loss allowing 10 bits. Greg Fix poked out a double and a single in the victory while Brian Megella added two singles. Gordon Tokariuk registered the first no-hitter of the Nor- crest Little League season as he propelled the Padres to a 11-1 verdict over the Expos. Tokariuk and Scott Jarvie also poked out four hits apiece to lead the Padres at the plate. At Lakeside, the Twins LCI golf event into semi-finals A field of 32 young golfers were cut down to 17 after first round action ceased in the 1973 Lethbridge Collegiate Institute boys' golf tournament staged at the Lethbridge Country Club Friday night. AH 32 competitors opened play in the qualifying round Thursday night and were divid- ed into three flights along with the championship flight for the four-day match-play event. As of last night, only the four remaining players in the cham- pionship flight have a chance at r R. ANGUS ALBERTA LIMITED CATERPILLAR rents services Caterpillar Fork Lift Trucks and services most other mattes. 717-5th Avenue North, LETHBRIDGE Phone 328-3366 the title and the Southern Sta- tioners trophy. Brad Cox and Kelly Strong, who were the two low qualifiers by firing a round of 43 Thurs- day night, advanced to the sec- ond round play in the cham- pionship flight. Cox sidelined Randy Moore 3-1 and Strong ousted Jerry Clark 5-4. Gary Craik and Tim Crum- ley also moved on in the cham- pionship flight as they scored victories. Craik dropped Ed Davies and will now meet Cox while Crum- ley, who scored an ace Thurs- day night, bested Wes Olsen to earn the right to face Strong. Meanwhile in first flight com- petition, four golfers reached the remi-final round. Derrick Blasco dumped Ran- dy Stevens, Tim Swailes de- feated Robert Welch, Colin Barnes dropped Ron Simmons and Baden Pilling edged Brian Thorlacius. In second flight action, Gor- don Klack bested Curtis Klo- vansky, Dave Toth sideb'ned Ron Kalicum, Leroy Kalicum won over Bill Beaton and Jim Bechel defeated Mike McNally. Finally, in third flight, play, Ray Heathecote earned a win over Don Johnson after 10 holes, Dan Hall eliminated Bill Henderson and Mark Baldry dropped Mark Switzer. Don Manery and Tan Morley did not see action but will play- off prior to Tuesday's seconi round action. scored a 7-4 win over the Yan- kees. Perry McDonald earned the mound decision over Randy Rook. Tim Hisaoka paced the win- ners offensively with a double and a single. In another encounter, the Orioles slashed the Angels 13-5 behind Brent Lang's five-hit performance. Bourassa instructor The City of Lethbridge Com- munity Services Department announces that Brian Bourassa has been added to the list of instructors for the Games City Hockey School. Bourassa. a native of Fort Macleod, joins Hec Negrello, Gary Canadine, Stan Maxwell, Les Colwill and guest instructor Vic Stasiuk at the school. Bourassa played his junior hockey with the Lethbridge Sugar Kings in 1967-68. He moved into university hockey with the Calgary Dinosaurs be- fore spending three years with the University of British Col- umbia Ttmnderbirds. For the past two years he has been in- volved as an instructor at hockey schools at the Univer- sity of British Columbia. The Games City Hockey School mail-in registration forms are in today's paper on page 15. For any further infor- mation call 328-3241, local 256 or 327-1310. Lang earned the decision while Darryl Bailey took the loss. Lang also led his teammates at the plate with a double and a single while Rory McLennan added two singles. Steven Reiver and Blair Spence managed a double each in a losing cause. At Lakeside, the White Sox picked up their second straight win as they defeated the Can- ucks 12-3. Neil Povey earned the mound decision over Steve Gogo. Greg Greenway led the White Sox at the plate with a home run and a single while Randy Coates added a double and a single. In Lakeside Farm League play, the Indians trounced the Royals 20-2. Scott Parenteau, who was re- lieved by Brant Maxwell after the second inning scored the victory. Greg Forrest took the loss. Greg Koskoswich paced the Sox's attack with a triple, dou- ble and single while Pete Holmes managed a double and a single in a losing cause. The Tigers outlasted the Twins 20-12 with Greg Graham the winner over Steve Devcic in Senior Little League action. Rod OlshasH belted out a double and three singles while Bill Henderson stroked three triples. Kelly Tuttle managed a doub- le and a single while Keith Tut- tle added two singles for the Twins. Stampede Wrestling EXHIBITION PAVILION MON., MAY 14 p.m. TOR KAMATA vs THE VIKING YOKOUCHI and FUJI vs PRINGLE and KLOKEID TOMASSO and HAYES vs KROFFAT ond CODY ANOIA BROS, vs MOUNTAIN and BUTCHER 7 Exciting Matches Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV FLEMING MOTORS SALESMAN OF THE MONTH Uincaiter Floming pleased to announce that Mr, Ken Lancaster achieved salesman of ths month oword for April. congratulate him in this showing. mOTORS LTD. 7th St. and 1st Ave. S. Phone 327-1591 Your CHRYSLER, PLYMOUTH, DODGE TRUCK DEALER ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East Chicago New York 15 Pittsburgh Montreal Philadelphia St. Louis W L Pel. GBL 17 13 .567 14 .517 12 12 .500 12 14 .462 11 16 .407 7 21 .250 San Francisco West Houston Cincinnati 24 11 .686 21 11 .656 18 12 .600 Los Angeles .....18 14 .563 Atlanta .....10 18 .357 San Diego 11 20 .355 2 3 9 I'l 3V: 10' 3 11 FRIDAY'S RESULTS New York .200 010 2 Pittsburgh 101 000 3 10 3 Parker McGraw (7) and Grote, Dvvyer Ellis Hernandez Giusti m and May. HR: Oliver Cincinnati .000 Ml 3 7 Houston 030 010 S 11 0 Nelson (2-21, Sprague Borbon (7) and Bench; Wilson '3-3) and Ed- wards HR: and Simmons. Los Angeles 002 1 7 0 San Francisco 000 000 261 Downing (4-11 Richer! '8) Brewer (8) and Ferquson; Marichal (4-3> Sosa 19) and Rader. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Fairly, Mon....... 60 12 23 .383 Mota, LA 44 10 24 .375 Maddox, SP......83 12 31 .373 Watson, Htn......114 23 42 .368 Woods, Mon......48 10 17 .354 Pgh 85 23 30 .353 Santo, Chi .....100 16 35 .350 111 19 38 .342 .47 16 .340 101 20 34 .337 Home runs: Stargell, Pittsburgh, 10; Bench, Cincinnati, 9. Runs batted In: Bench, Cincinnati, 27; A. Oliver, Pittsburgh, Watson, Houston; Bonds, San Francisco, 25. Pitching 4 decisions: Koosman, New York, S-0; Sosa, San Francisco, 4-0; 1 000; Blllingham, Cincinnati, 5-1, .833. HOCKEY SCORES American Nova Scotia 5 Cincinnati Cincinnati leads best-of-seven final 3-1 Allan Cup Orillia 11 St. Boniface 2 Orillla leads best-of-seven final 3-1 Memorial Cup 7 Medicine Hat 3 Sanguillen, Pgh Lopes, LA Oliver, Pgh AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pet. GBL Detroit .........14 15 .483 Baltimore...... 13 14 .481 Soston 12 14 .462 Milwaukee 12 14 .462 Va New York..... 12 15 .444 1 Cleveland 13 17 .433 West Chicago 18 6 .750 Kansas City 19 11 .633 2 Oakland 16 14 .533 5 California 13 13 .500 6 Minnesota ......11 13 .458 7 Texas 9 16 .360 9'A FRIDAY'S RESULTS Baltimore 020 010 340 New York 000 032 Palmer (3 2) end Hendricks; Klina (2-4) and Munson. HR: Cleveland 110 000 4 1 Boston ..021 000 01 76 Strom Lamb (5) and Duncan; Tiant and Fisk. HRs: can Milwaukee 100110 10 t Detroit 210 120 693 Bell Short (5) and Felske; Lolich (2-4) and Sims. HRs: Mil- Scott Oakland Ill 100 4 t Texas 200 000 Blue Fingers <7) and Fosse, Stelmasrek Hand (3) and Suarez. HR: Minnesota -000 002 2 10 Kansas City 100 320 491 Blyleven Corbin (5) and Roof; Dal Canton (2-1) and Taylor. HR: K.C Chicago 500 000 7 15 1 California 000 102 4 t 0 Bahnsen (5-2) Forster (9) and Brink- man; Ryan (4-3) Barber (1) Perran- oski (7) and Torborg. LEAGUE LEADERS Kelly, Chi Kirkpa trick. Holt, Mm Morton, Det Munson, NY Freehan, Det Henderson, Chi KC AB R H Pet. 59 15 26 .441 84 21 32 .381 61 5 23 .377 73 11 25 .342 97 14 33 .340 96 8 32 .333 93 14 31 .333 Valentine, Cal .....106 11 34 .321 Blomberg, NY 50 7 16 .320 Allen, Chi 89 16 28 .315 Home runs: Mayberry, Kansas City, 9; Tenace, Oakland, 8. Runs batted in: Mayberry, Kansas City, 32; Melton, Chicago, 24. Pitching 4 decisions: Singer, Cali- fornia, 5-1; Splittorff, Kansas City, 5-11 .833; Wood, Chicago, 8-2; E. 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