Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
NovoiMber 107t-TNI LfTHMNDai HUULO-17 Saints eyes will be on O.J. This won't happen again Dodd hammed it up Friday night for Herald photographer Rick Ervin as he let a dribbler go through his legs while his attention was elsewhere. Oodd will be all business tonight and Sunday at Hender- son Ice Centre. Lethbridge Longhorns will host Red Deer tonight at and Drumheller Sunday at seven. Pass Red Devils will entertain Drumheller tonight at and Red Deer Sunday at seven. Western conference standings not settled last places undecided THE CANADIAN PRESS First and last place in the Western Conference of the Ca- nadian Football League will be decided in the final games of the regular season this weekend and most of the coaches involved are waiting until pregame warmups before deciding on their backfielders. Saskatchewan Roughriders can retain top spot in the WFC with a win or a tie Sunday in Edmonton against the but an Edmonton win would deadlock the clubs and give Edmonton first place on the basis of two wins in three games with Saskatchewan. At the other end of the scale are Calgary Brit- ish Columbia Lions and Winni- peg Blue Bombers. All have more losses than wins and can't change that no matter what happens this weekend. can hold on to third place and the final playoff slot by beating or tying in Vancouver Saturday while' the Lions can slip past the Stamps with a win be- cause it would give them a tie in the standings but a 2-1 edge in 'games between the two teams. Winnipeg was eliminated from playoff contention last Sunday in a 22-17 loss to but could escape the cellar with a win Saturday in Toronto against the Argonauts provided the Lions are losers. Calgary left for Vancouver with halfback Jesse Mims and fullback Rock Galbos sporting knee injuries and general manager Rogers Lehew said a decision on whether either will play won't be made until game time. who injured his knee in pre-season saw his first game action as the Stamps downed Edmonton 14- 10 last Saturday and his presence gave Galbos a chance to display his stuff effectively. Dick Wesolowski and Bob Wyatt are being eyed by the Calgary coaches as replacements if either Mims or Galbos can't play. if both Mims and Galbos we'll probably throw more because of their Lehew said. what happens during the game will determine the style of play. A lot depends on our it plays like it did against it could mean the The Lions' backfield ques- Defending champs out Williams pessimistic DERME MACHINE SHOP A COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL MACHINE SHOP SERVICE 327-O821 I2c STRUT NORTH THE CANADIAN PRESS Coach Jerry Williams of Hamilton Tiger-Cats talks like a man prepared for defeat. Even if the Ticats beat Mon- treal Alouettes in their final Eastern Football Conference schedule game the de- fending Grey Cup champion Ticats could be out of the play- offs. 7-7 record is usually good enough to get a team in the Williams told a fan club meeting this week. year a team got in the plays with only four The Ticats could finish with a 7-7 record Sunday if they beat Montreal but it wouldn't be enough to take the final playoff spot over Toronto if the Argonauts can finish with a 7-5-2 record by beating Win- nipeg Blue Bombers today. To underline the possible fu- tility of winning Wil- liams even talked about the possibility of using backup quarterback Bill Etter who has had little chance to gain experience this season. had hoped to get Bill in more often but our games have been so tight this said Williams. may use him on Sun- day. Bill has got real fine potential and he's come a long way in practice over the Only Ottawa Rough Riders are set in the having clinched first place last week- end in their final game. Mon- treal can finish second or WANTED SCRAP IRON Now Paying Mora For All Typos Off Scrap Motal 1 Farm Industrial Anything of Ironl COPMN MAM HADtATOM CAlT IRON ota.-Trwk LoHo-CwloMki tcotoi Magoot Crww torvtoo National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 2MMrd8treot North P Toronto could finish third or and Hamilton can finish either third or fourth. The list of regarding Quarry wants Foreman Fla. The manager of contender Jerry Quarry has called on the World Boxing Association to force heavyweight champ George Foreman to fight Quarry by Jan. 21. Gil here Thursday for an appearance by. ex- welter and middleweight titlist Emile said the WBA is ready to invoke a rule requiring a champion to de- fend his crown against a top contender within a year. Foreman won the title from Joe Frazier last Jan. 21 in Ja- maica. But Frazier and Muham- mad the top two heavyweight already are scheduled for a second bout Jan. 21 and says leaves his man Quarry next in line. Clancy said he spoke with WBA chairman Bill Brennan and insisted that a Jan. 21 deadline be set for the title de- fence and not be a point for the start of negotiations for a match. He said Foreman should be stripped of his title if he didn't meet the deadline. Since coming out of a brief voluntary retirement after a loss to Quarry has had' victories over Randy New- Ron James J. Woody and Tony Doyle. Only Lyle went the distance. the final finish in the East is almost endless. For if Argos lose to Winnipeg they could still win a playoff spot if Hamilton loses to Montreal. But Argo coach John Rauch would rather not have to de- pend on Ticats losing. want to win it for our- Rauch said this week. was obvious in earlier workouts despite the heavy rain. I don't know if the players were desperate about the situation facing us or about the but everyone was working At the same the Argos are not under-estimating Winnipeg even though the Blue Bombers have no chance of gaining the playoffs in the Western Conference of the Ca- nadian Football League. of times during the they might have wanted to try a play but re- jected it as being too said Rauch. they won't have to worry about that. They can take a chance on any- thing. I expect they A big factor in Argos' tavor could be the return of Jim Stillwagon who has been out the last month with a knee in- jury. The all-star defensive tackle's absence has hampered Argos' pass rushing ability. Rauch has three other players available who weren't around for Argos' last game two weeks ago. They are linebacker Tom wide receiver Ken Matthews and running back Cleo House. Surlas has returned from the injury Matthews was with Argos earlier in the season and House was a late cut from Miami Dolphins in the National Football League. tionmark is quarterback Don who reinjured his ankle against Winnipeg but is expected to play hurt as he has a number of times this season. B.C. general manager Jackie Parker said his team is about as healthy as it has been all season and he predicted a tough battle with a playoff spot at stake. could be a real blood- players on both sides giving 110 per he said. Ever-bloodthristy Barry Ar- dern of the Lions no way Calgary is going to beat beat them they beat us but you look back and they haven't scored a touchdown against us all the Canadian defensive back said. tell me- they're a playoff team and you're Saskatchewan head coach John is playing a guessing game about which quarterback Edmonton will start and whether to chance the Roughies' backup Bob at flanker. The way Payne has it the Eskimos like to start Bruce Lermmerman at pivot with Tom Wilkinson coming in to shake things up. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Buffalo Bills and New Qfleans usually National Football League clash Sunday in the unusual roles of winners. led by O.J. Simpson who has gained yards in half a has a 5-2 good for second place in the American Conference's East Division. And New Orleans has won three of its last four including last week's 19-3 shocker over Washington. Elsewhere Minnesota Vikings defend the NFL's only perfect record at home against Cleveland Browns. Los Angeles Rams visit Atlanta Miami Dolphins play the Jets at New York. Cincinnati Beneals visit Dallas Kansas City Chiefs visit San Diego New York Giants play the Raiders at St. Louis Cardinals play hosts to Denver New England Patriots go against the Eagles in San Francisco '49ers visit Detroit Chicago Bears visit Green Bay Packers and Houston Oilers play the Colts at Baltimore. In Monday night's Washington Redskins play at Pittsburgh against the Steelers. Lou Saban. who has coached the Bills back to respec- pictures the Saints as lot like our own Saints are loaded with young many of them short on experience but all of them anxious to put together a O.J. lugged the ball a record 39 times against Kansas City last Monday gaining 157 yards and becoming the first runner in NFL history to pass 1.000 yards in seven games. He is 838 yards away from Jim Brown's decade-old season record. New Orleans proved that earlier victories over Chicago and Detroit were no scoring the first four times it had the ball to beat Washington. The Saints' maligned defence limited the Redskins to 24 yards rushing and 179 in total olence. with the best start in the team's 13-year is the NFL's lone remaining unbeaten team. The Vikings are running away in the traditionally tough National Conference Central leading by four games with only seven to go. Atlanta needs a victory against Los Angeles to stay close to the Rams in the NFC West. The Falcons trail by two games with a 4-3 record compared with the Rams 6-1. Miami has another winning streak going wi th five straight victories that includes a 31-3 romp over the Jets in the first meeting between the two teams. New York quarterback Al Woodall injured a knee in that one and missed two games. Woodall has returned just in time to face that tough Dolphin defence again. Oakland's new regular qua- terback. Ken has had successive 300-yard games and last week broke Sammy Baugh's 28-year-old record for passing efficiency with 25 of 29 completions The with- the worst record in the will try to cool off the left- handed Raider passer. San Francisco and Detroit both.have been having prob- The '40en are 3-4 and three games behind Los Ange- les in the NFC West and the Lions are 24-1 and just about out of it as Minnesota runs away with the Central crown. Maluta nets four in Flin Flon win THE CANADIAN PRESS -Ray Maluta's four goals gave Flin Flon Bombers a 7-4 victory over Swift Current Broncos and a share of first place in the Eastern Division in one of three Western Canada Hockey League games Friday night. Regina Pats got two-goal ef- forts from Clark Greg Joly and Mike Wanchuk in a 10-2 waltz past Saskatoon and Edmonton Oil Kings got goals from five different players in a 5-3 deci- sion over Kamloops Chiefs. Jim Kim MacDougall. Dennis Sobchuk and Drew Callander did the rest of the Regina scoring as the Pats slipped by the Blades into third place in the Eastern Division with 14 behind the Bombers and Brandon Wheat Kings. Saskaoon. which dropped Locals win in Calgary CALGARY Univer- sity of Lethbridge defeated University of Alberta 74-72 and University of Calgary downed Mount Royal College of Calgary 107-82 Friday night in the Alberta Tri-U Classic men's basketball tournament. University of Lethbridge meets University of Calgary today for the while University of Alberta meets Mount Royal College for the consolation final. Meanwhile University of Saskatchewan at Saskatoon defeated University of Lethbridge University of Saskatchewan at Regina defeated University of Manitoba 67-52. Simon Fraser University defeated Universi- ty of Calgary and University of Alberta defeated Brandon University 46-38 in the first four games of the women's invitational basketball tournament Friday night. The teams from the eight western universities are com- peting in a round- robin tournament Friday through Sunday at the Univer- sity of Calgary. University of Saskatchewan at University of University of Saskatchewan at Regina and University of Manitoba are in section the other four in section B. Each team will play three games one each against the other three teams in its own section. TH6 IMMORALITY THAT'S AS01. DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. Continues .to Serve Southern Alberta Rre-Auto-Peraonal- Commercial DOUG BOYBR Phorra 328-1228 Tiger-Cats fined TORONTO Two Hamilton Tiger-Cats and a Saskatchewan Roughrider have been fined ISO by the Canadian Football as the result of a fight during a game in Regina last Sunday. Lewis Porter and John Williams of the Tiger-Cats and Rick Eber of the Roughriders were thrown out of the' won by Saskatchewan following the melee. WRESTLING Nov. p.m. North Amorioan TWO tout 3 Rottrooo OIL HAYI8 ve TOR KAMATA Intometloftol Tog Toom ChomploiioMp Bout AM tTAMPIDI WMSTUNQ on CMC-TV into fourth place one point behind the managed goals by Pat Price and Garth Deitrick. Randy Brydges. Bobby Wart and Mark Davidson were the other marksmen as Flin Flon scored five unanswered goals in seven minutes and kept the Broncos in fifth place in the Eastern four points behind Regina. Captain Terry Ruskowski scored second goal coming on a third-period pen- ally Brian Back and Brian Trottier struck for single goals for Swift Current. The Oil who reached the finals in the WCHL playoffs last finally pull- ed out of last place with their second victory in the Western Division. SPORT FANS What is the most fantastic single performance ever made on a football field in 1924 Red the all-time great back of did something that will probably never be equalled in game that Grange ran back the opening klckoff 95 yards for a touch- and then on succeeding ran 66. 55 and 40 yeard respectively in fabulous broken field runs for three more touch- downs on just four plays. 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