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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta I nc LC i nomwuc Minor hockey awards went from Fred Harold Jack Roy Ron Moline and Randy teams honored at banquet Curtain rings down on hockey By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Staff Writer The Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association held its 19th annual wind-up banquet Sunday afternoon at the Exhibition Pavilion. A crowd of 800 was on hand to witness the presentation of 27 individual and nine team as well as several special awards. The affair wound up the 1973-74 season for 55 teams in Lethbridge minor and for over 900 local players. LMHA President Leo Harrold was master of ceremonies for the introducing a head table which included Lethbridge Mayor Andy as well as several provincial and local minor hockey officials. Following presentations to championship teams in the various trophies were given to outstanding players. Interspersed with these were thank-you trophies from teams to their and some prestigious special awards to deserving individuals. Two players received special awards. Ron Moline of the Pee Wee Flyers won the LMHA Award for the most improved player over the year. Randy Syrenne won the trophy for showing the most desire to play the game. This award was donated by Leo and Mabel Harrold. The rest of the special awards went to adults who had contributed considerably to minor hockey in Lethbridge. Jack Sumner was presented with the Lefty Espheter Award for outstanding contributions to minor hockey in the while Roy Miles was given the President's Award for outstanding service to the Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association. The Dedication Award for hard work in support of the activities of the LMHA went to Fred Tyrrell of the St. John's Ambulance Brigade. Ray Trudell picked up the Co- operation Award for his efforts in co-ordinating the Great Falls and Lethbridge minor hockey activities. the Alberta Hockey Association Award was presented to Harold Osmond for his support of minor hockey in the Lethbridge area. Following the hockey trophies were presented to people who made outstanding contributions to the Skate-A-Thon and the Ladies. Auxiliary fund-raising activities. Stephen Holt skated for more money than any other player and was given the Trophies Unlimited Award for his efforts. He collected of the raised altogether. Wayne Greg Wayne and Bennett will be sent to the Games City Hockey School courtesy of the Ladies' Auxiliary. They topped the list of ticket sellers for that organization's raffle. Following is a list of the team and individual trophies that were given out. Midge Division Best goalkeeper Greg Fox Most gentlemanly Gordon Tokariuk Most valuable John Waselewski Coach of trie year Douglas Prenevost Scoring champion Brent Bentham City champions Lakers League champions Nationals Bantam Division Best goalkeeper James Goldie Most gentlemanly Kevin Millar Most valuable Toby Goodstriker Scoring champion Clement Crow Flagg Coach Don Chapman League champions Maple Leafs City champions Maple Leafs Bantam Division Best goalkeeper Simon Layng Most gentlemanly James Coghlin Most valuable Gary Tokariuk Scoring champion Darin Chaki Coach Jerry Court League champions Hornets City champions Blades Pee-Wee Division Best goalkeeper Ron Moline Most gentlemanly Craig Nyrose Most valuable Greg Haron Scoring champion Rory MacLennan Coach Barry MacFadden City champions Canucks Pee-Wee Division Best goalkeeper Russell Lang Most gentlemanly Wayne Parenteau Most valuable Richard Gal Scoring champion Richard Gal City champions Bears Juvenile Division Best goalkeeper Kelly Keenan Most valuable Ron Moser Most gentlemanly Bob Quinell Special team trophy Pee-Wee provincial and zone champions Two fights in one night too much Tough break for Conrad Sincennes By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer VANCOUVER Five Alberta boxers earned the right to represent Western Canada at the Canadian boxing finals by winning their bouts in Vancouver over the weekend. The only Lethbridge boxing club Conrad Sincennes. the Alberta 139 pound won't be making the trip. Sincennes won his first bout in Vancouver with Garth flooring the Saskatchewan boxer in the first round and scoring continuously throughout the fight with a punishing left jab. Handicapped by a sprained thumb and also the fact that he was the only boxer on the two-day card who had to fight twice in the same night Sincennes lost his second bout. He ran out of gas in the second stanza of a bout with Bob Pegues of B.C. and the referee wisely stopped the contest. Of the six Alberta boxers who made it to the final day of five won western Canada titles and 139 pound Randy Jackson of-Edmonton was named the tournament's outstanding boxer. Another Bonnie lost a tough bout to Lome Doigneault of B.C. in the 132 pound division but saw the fight chosen as the best bout on the card. Dale the rugged 125 pounder from Rocky Mountain House bested a game but outclassed Corbet Ducharne of Manitoba over the three rounds to win 'himself another western title. will now try to repeat as nadian copped the 139 pound class with a decisive win over the host province's Bob Pegues. Alberta heavyweight Gerry Day took the measure of veteran Bill Turner of Winnipeg with clever boxing in the last two winning the battle of the big men. It was the first time in five fights that Day has managed to beat Turner. The referee assisted 178 pound Dennie Delair of Edmonton when he stopped the contest in the round giving the Edmonton fighter the victory over Jim Stevenson of B.C. Guy Boutin of Edmonton easily handled Rick Smith of Saskatchewan and won the 119 pound division. Other members of the Alberta team included 112 Heinsohn made the move that counted in victory MILWAUKEE Boston Celtics coach Tom Heinsohn had the last and it spelled checkmate for Milwaukee Bucks. In a game highlighted by the cerebral gymnastics of a chess Heinsohn's last- minute tactical change Sunday gave the Celtics their 12th National Basketball Association title. Old pro John Havlicek drew the Bucks' defence away from the allowing Dave Cowens to shoot over and slash through it for 28 points as the Celtics buried the Bucks 102-87 in the seventh and deciding game. while spotting Mil- waukee's seven-foot two-inch Kareem Abdul-Jabbar five inches in also pulled down a game high 14 rebounds. Boston's 47-42 rebounding edge fueled a fast break attack along with ceaseless pressure finally wore down the Bucks in the fourth quarter. voted most valuable player of the sank only six of 20 shots Sunday after having averaged 28 points in the first six games. But with the Bucks double- teaming Havlicek almost every time he advanced to the front Heinsohn ordered the Boston captain to decoy Milwaukee's defence away from the middle. totally confused their said Heinsohn. Hill rallies HOUSTON Dave Hill made a dramatic comeback in the final round of the Houston Open golf tournament shooting a seven-under-par 65 for a 276 total and a one-stroke win over Steve Rod Curl and Andy North. Hill apparently had fallen out of contention with a 74 in Sunday's morning round. A double round of 36 holes was required Sunday after Friday's second round was rained out. He played the afternoon's front nine in four under par. He dropped two birdie putts of 15 two-putted for a birdie on a par five and chipped close on the other one. knew they would concentrate on stopping Havlicek because he was getting down along the baseline and creating too many situations. We were working down the middle in- stead of along the The 17 points down midway in the third stormed behind Abdul-Jabbar and Mickey Davis to within 71- 68 in the first minute of the fourth period. But Cowens retaliated with a running hook touching off a string of eight consecutive Boston points. who scored 13 of his 15 points in the second converted a three-point play as Milwaukee closed to within 83-76 with to play. the Bucks got no closer. Because the Bucks had earned for compiling the best record in the NBA during the regular their share of the championship money is more than the Celtics'. Boston's victory Sunday was worth for a playoff total of The Bucks' share as final- round losers will enable them to split a pot of pound Brent Bert Dupperon at a 147 pounds and brother Ray at and 165 pound Andy Shelton. British Columbia Boxers won the six remaining western championships. Saskatchewan and Manitoba came away empty handed. Kerry Gallagher won the 105 pound class beating another B.C. boy Mickey Griffin. Rick Eedy bested Randy Smith of Saskatchewan in the 112 pound division. Don Orr ts 147 pound king with an impressive win over Gary Fulton of Saskatchewan. Steve Tohill won a unanimous decision over Charlie Karol of Manitoba in the 156 pound grouping and Bill Gariepy used a good left hook and jab to stop 165 pound Joe Jessmer of Manitoba in the first round. SHORT JABS The winners move on to the Canadian finals in Ottawa on May 26 crowds for the two- day card were extremely poor Saturday's crowd only reached the 500 mark Mike O'Riely of. B.C. won the Harold Mann Award for his achievements in British Columbia boxing rings he is 15 years weighs 70 pounds and has won 69 of 71 bouts Aaron Hansen was in attendance to promote the Canada Winter Games boxing to be held in Claresholm and Lethbridge in February nf 1975 Bill Fraser Johnson represented the town of Claresholm at the card judges and officials were the best available in western Canada and presented a quick smooth running tournament Gordon Russel of Edmonton was the coach of the Alberta team Sincennes and Anderson were the only non-Edmonton boxers on the team. Big guns came alive just in time for Pats CALGARY Regina Pats' big guns gave the West- ern Canada Hockey League club a 7-4 victory over Que- bec Remparts Sunday night and the 1974 Memorial Cup. Sparked by centre Dennis winger Clark Gillies and defenceman Greg the Pats overcame a 3-0 deficit with four second- period then scored twice in the final two minutes to win the junior hockey championship. The cup goes west for the first time since Edmonton Oil Kings defeated Niagara Falls Flyers in 1966. Sobchuk had three goals and an Gillies a goal and an and Joly three assists. Rob Rick Uhrich and Glen Burdon also scored a goal each for the who bowed 5-3 to Quebec in their previous meeting in the three- team round-robin championship- Charles Andre Perreault and Jacques Locas scored Quebec's first three goals and Locas connected during a third-period power play to reduce Regina's lead to 5-4 with five minutes remaining. Coach Bob Turner said he believed his club deserved to win but sell those Remparts short. as good a club as we met all Turner was pleased that ref- eree Kerry Fraser of who spent much of the season working in the WCHL. us play the way it has to be in a national Quebec coach Marc Picard said after the game pen- alties in the second period made it hard for us to keep our tempo. Next we will be the Regina took 11 of 20 minor Suave best CALGARY Defenceman Greg Joly of Regina Pats and goaltender Robert Sauve of Quebec Remparts won two honors each Sunday night as awards were presented following Regina's 7-4 victory over the Remparts in the 1974 Memorial Cup junior hockey final. Joly was named most valuable player and Sauve. borrowed from Laval Nationale for the was selected top netminder. Both also were named to the all-star team. The other individual the George Parsons trophy for the player best combining sportsmanship and went to Guy Chouinard of the Remparts. It was the first time the Parsons trophy had been presented. penalties. Gillies and Kich Nantais of Quebec staged a rousing second-period fight for the only major penalties. Perreault of the Remparts was in the penalty box when the fighters were banished for seven minutes each. During the man advantage.' Uhrich took a perfect pass from Sobchuk to put Regina ahead for good. who has signed a long-term contract with of the World Hockey Association for more than ignited the Regina comeback in the second period after Quebec- had taken a 3-1 lead. He drilled a vicious shot past Quebec goaltender Robert Sauve during a power play and. 40 seconds later. Tudor tied il with a low backhander from directly in front. Sobchuk added his second goal. Regina's 1'ifili. less than two minutes after up In the final half- with P a l s shorthanded. Sobchuk found an empty net to end the scoring. Coach Turner said the biggest goal was which catiic with to play. 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