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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Novombtf 1973 4mong top shooters in nation Mitchell determined Kurt a former is mak- ng a determined bid to internationally in the up-and- sport of rifle shooting. The 21 year old who is the son Mr and Mrs. Morris Vlitchell ot the has come i long way since his start with he Green Acres Kiwanis Ri- le Shooting Club some seven vears ago While a member of the Green Acres club. Kurt managed to obtain his junior marksman crest which in- spired him to pursue the sport further in the years to follow I owe a lot to the Green Acres since they were the tirst ones to get me really interested m the sport If I -hadn't joined the I'd probably never be where I'm at he commented Where is Mitchell In the Canadian national sharpshooting championship Leeds United continues bid LONDON Big Mick scored two goals Satur- day as Leeds crushed West Ham 4-1 and continued their headlong race towards the Knglish Football League First Division title the season one-third over Leeds has a six-point lead Red Deer finishes undefeated Red Deer College came up with some brilliant games and lacked up lour btraight vic- tories in the second round of ihe Alberta Senior Men s League at the I mversiU ol Lethbndge gym over the weekend Red Deer along with lour othci Tier 111 teams which included the II olL Gold. Uot I- Blue I Diversity ol Calgary Cavemen and Olds College look part in the one-day round- lobm event which got un- Saturday afternoon I in ouie to their top standing in the second round. Red Deet bounced the U ol L Blue -and dropped olds 10 and 15-11. deleated Hie I ill LGold 15 2 and 15-13. iind dumped the U ot C Cavemen 159 and 15-9 This match went to the third and hnal game ol the series as the Cavemen upset Red Deei 15-3 in the opener Meanwhile the U ot L Gold placed second in the one-day sei ics as thev registered three and a loss Their onlv was against the povvcrtul Red Deer squad scored victories over the lemamingclubsThej clowned the U ol L Blue 15-7 and 15-4 bested Olds 15-4 and IVi and went the distance against the Cavemen losing li-l.i while winning 15-5 and 154 Olds College finished in third spot after their games with a 2-2 record while U ot C and U ol L Blue placed fourth and lilth with 1-3 and 0-4 i respectively In other games staged Olds deleated U of C and 15-5 Olds dropped I'ol L Blue 15-5 and 15-8 and U ol C sidelined U of Blue 15-3 and 15-11 while losing 17-5 Bowling CAPRI BOWL f NU MODE HOMES Dorothy Olshaski Lean Gerla 265. Jane Smyke 298 Judy Bauman 259 Retta Lazaruk 306 Leta Konzenbelt 299 Marge Hughes 254 Linda Aspeslet Bernice Pavan 252 Hilda Tinordi 250 Eva Benis 250 Saturday's win gave Billy Bremner's men 25 points from 14 games. Everton and Burnley both drew and are in a second-place tie with 19 points along with which edged Stoke 2-1 Luckless West Ham. cap- tained by Bobby ran into Leeds at their best and are still struggling at the foot ol the standings West Ham is only one point ahead of Bir- the bottom team Leeds stung West Ham with two goals in two minutes. Mick Bates shot in from the edge ot the penalty area in the 19th minute and then Jones cracked in a first-time effort Irom Peter Lorimer's cross to make it 2-0 at half-time A disputed goal sent Kverton into the lead in the but Tottenham's Sieve Ferryman tied the score two minutes before half time and it ended at 1-1 Arsenal put on a dull display and Liverpool provided most ol the entertainment in its 2-0 win Emlyn Hughes scored a magnificent goal in the 77th shooting through a crowded penalty area from 25 Five minutes from the end John Toshack dived low to head in a free-kick from Alec Lindsay Manchester United scored twice in the last two minutes to grab an exciting 2-2 draw alter Chelsea appeared to have the game won Chelsea played the last 10 minutes with 10 men after an injury to and Tony Vong and Brian Greenhoff scored for Manchester Southampton almost grabb- ed a win at Burnley when Paul headed against the c-rossbar but the two teams settled for a 2-2 tie Wolves were on top and Derek Dougan twice headed in but the goals were disallowed for offside and Wolverham- pton was held to a goalless draw by Manchester City Goals by Gerry Francis in the llth minute and Stan Bowls in the 65th minute for Queen's Park Rangers sent Derby diving to their first home defeat of the season. Trevor Whymark headed a line goal in the 68th minute and Ipswich climbed to seventh place in the standings with a 1-0 decision over Coventry Terrv McDermott sent a shot screaming into the net from 25 yards to send Newcas- tle over Stoke 2-1 Dennis Rofe. Leichester fullback was an unhappy man He tried to stop a shot Irom Colin Suggett but sent the ball into his own goal to give Norwich a 1-0 victory. Bottom of the standings with 19-year-old Paul Hendrie making his played far above their usual to salvage a 1-1 tie v. ith Sheffield United tmals last Kurt was rated the tourth best rifle shooter in the and as a he was asked to join the national sharpshooting team tor the 1973 Campeonato de Taro de les Americas which was held in Mexico City Irom Oct. 20-27 inclusively. Kurt was not officially t ecognized as a national team member until recently and he therefore had to finance his own way there as a recognized team all his trips be paid by the Canadian government. At least seven countries Irom North and South took part in the week-long event which featured top rifle and pistol shooters Canada came up with its best showing ever in the event that is staged every four vears Canada placed third behind the United States and Mexico. The U S. won the meet with 39 gold medals while Mexico placed second with 13 and Canada third with 12 Mitchell did his share of the work in pushing Canada to the top ot the standings as he aid- ed the Canadian team in winn- ing the bronze medal in the .100-metre free air rifle event His tea'mmates included Bob Shaney of Vancouver. Jerrv Fhndlater of Ontario arid Arnie Sorensen of Calgary. Kurt also participated in the 50-metre free air rifle event but the Canadians were ousted easily by the powerful U S contingent During a recent interview Kurt he felt his perfor- mance could have been a little better but he fully appreciated that it was his first inter- national meet ever. 1 gave my but I guess a little more experience would have helped I was really scared the first time I went to the line to shoot and it took about 10 shots before I settled down he said International competition would certainly help this Calgary and he a number of things planned lor the future to achieve this goal For one thing. Kurt has made arrangements to meet with Capt. Lanny Basham of Texas in the spring at Fort Binning. where the U S national team practices He also has his mind on the woild championships to be staged in Switzerland next fall and will be working hard to be selected to the Canadian team again Team trials are held prior to each event in which the Canadian team par- ticipates Kurt s third and final goal is the Olympics to be held in Montreal in 1976 II everything goes as could become the first local sharpshooter to go this far Panasiuk takes rest WINDSOR. Ont Bob Panasiuk. Canadian Professional Golfers' Associa- tion champion who will lead Canada's World Cup golf team m Spain later this is taking two weeks off from his busy schedule to rest and have a medical checkup Panasiuk. who plays out of the Hvdeaway golf club here operated by his return- ed home hnday nignt com- plaining he had been getting spells recently and wanted to see a doctor before resuming tournament play. Number one in the west Edmonton Eskimos carry head coach Ray Jauch from Clarke Stadium on their shoulders Sunday after the Eskimos clinched first place in the western confer- ence with a 28-16 win over the Saskatchewan Rough- Lions advance after dropping Stamps riders Both teams finished in a tie for first place in their Canadian Football League division but the Esks won on a 2-1 season record against the Roughies Eskimos claim top rung in west By JOHN SHORT Canadian Press Staff Writer Coach Kay Jauch gave much of the credit to quarter- back Tom Wilkinson after Ed- monton Eskimos defeated Saskatchewan Rougnnders 28-16 Sunday to capture the Western Football Conference but Wilkinson .spread the plaudits around It was the line the offen- sive line said Wilkinson who started in place of Bruce Lemmerman Wilson threw three touchdown passes and was not once thrown for a loss. His touchdown targets were Calvin Garry Lefebvre and Tyrone Walls as Kdmonton earned the right to plav in the WFC final at home Nov 18 against the survivor of a semi-final between Saskatchewan and British Columbia Lions Sunday in Regma The Lions earned the final plavoll berth by defeating Calgary Stampeders 15-7 before 28.479 fans at Van- couver Saturday night ENDED IN TIES B C ended tied with Calgary in points but won third place by virtue of two wins in three meetings between the clubs Edmonton and Saskatch- also tied in points and Edmonton s superiority was based on two wins in three games Wilkinson passed sparingly in the Edmonton completing eight of 16 attempts for 132 yards. Roy the leading ground-gamer in the Canadian Football galloped for 174 yards on 27 carries. One of Wilkinson's passes went to George WFC nominee as player of the to tie a club record of 81 set in' 1969 by Tommy Joe Colfey McGowan led the CFL in receptions and yardage gained on passes this season. Wilkinson's scoring passes covered 13 yards to Harrell. 41 vards to Lebebvre and eight vards to Walls Dave Cutler kicked two field three converts and a single to set a CFL field goal record with 32 this season and capture the scoring title with 133 10 more than Gerry Organ of Ot- tawa Rough Riders. Cutler and Organ are rivals lor top Canadian honors in plaver-of-the-year balloting Saskatchewan's touch- both in the fourth quarter came on a one-yard charge by George Reed and an eight-yard pass to Bob Pearce by quarterback Ron Lan- caster. Jack Abendschan converted one and chipped an 11-yard field goal Lancaster completed 27 of O. J. Simpson stymied Oilers snap streak By The ASSOCIATED PRESS Lvnn Dickey's third touch- down pass of the a 13- to Fred Willis with 32 seconds to gave Houston a U-27 win over Baltimore Colts ending the Oilers 18-game National Foot- ball League losing streak In Sunday's other NFL games. New Orleans Saints stopped Butlalo Bills 13-0. At- lanta Falcons upset Los Rams 15-13 Miami Dolphins deleated New York .lets 24-14. Minnesota Vikings trounced Cleveland Browns 26-.1. Dallas Cowboys whipped Cincinnati Bengals 38-10. Chicago Bears -trimmed Green Bay Packers 31-17 Denver Broncos tied St Louis Cardinals 17-17. Philadelphia Kagles edged New England 24-23. Oakland Raiders trampled New York Giants 42-0. Kansas City Chiefs throttled San Diego Chaigers 19-0 and Detroit Lions topped San Francisco 49ers 30-20 The who had not won on the road since Dec led 21-3 at halltime. then need- ed a field goal by Skip Butler to tie the score before George Hunt kicked a 36yard lield goal to put the Colts back on top 27-24 with two minutes to plav Dickev. starting his first game m two then di- rected an 85-yard Houston drive picking up all the yard- age with five pass com- pletions m six attempts O.J. STYMIED Tackier Billy Newsome and linebacker Jim Merlo led an aggressive defence which stymied 0 J Simpson as the Saints deleated the Bills. Hungarian Nick Mike- Max er kicked his tilth held goal ol the a 16-yarder with 52 seconds to giving ihe Falcons a 15-13 upset over the Rams Bob Griese tossed a tie- bieakmg 37-vard touchdown pass to Paul iW'- thud period lor the Dolphins and Garo Yepremian added to then lead with a 20-yard field goal Four held goals by Fred Cox. short yardage touchdowns by Oscar Reed and Stu Voigf and awesome iletensive play powered the unbeaten Vikings past the Hiown.s Linebacker Lee Roy Jordan set the tone lor Dallas intercepting passes by quarterback Ken Anderson on three consecutive Bengal possessions m the first quarter. Quarterback Bobby Douglass passed tor 118 yards and ran lor 100 including tour short touchdown as the Bears downed the fading Packers Veteran Jim Turner kicked .1 12-vard held goal with one second to play to give the Broncos a tie with the Car- dinals Tom Depsey's seven-yard held goal with 38 seconds to tired the Eagles to a 'comeback win over Ihe Patriots Bassett criticized ORILLIA.Ont F Bassett. owner of Toronto Toros ot the World Hockey was criticized Friday night for approaching three players of the Ontario Hockey Association Senior A league The criticism came from Jim manager of Barrie after his club defeated Orillia Terriers 3-0 Short said the approach by Bassett was and uncalled for 41 passes lor 315 much of it late in the game as Ed- monton the Saskatchewan ground attack A major factor in the Ed- monton victory was a first- quarter fumble on the Ed- monton 22 by Reed It came alter Abendschan's held goal had placed the Riders ahead 3- 0 Sam Bntts made the vital recovery He later added an interception and spearheaded a 'defensive crew that gave Wilkinson good field position through most of the last three quarters PACES B.C. WIN Johnny Musso's aggressive mnning paced the B C. vic- tory He scored on a one-yard plunge lor the only Lions touchdown Two field a convert and two singles by Ivan MacMillan completed the Lions scoring Jesse Mims scored for Calgary on a pass from quarter-back Pete Liske and Jim Furlong lofted a' single Larry Robinson of the Stampeders only three points Irom becoming the first player ever to score points was held scoreless. Musso ended up with 27 carries for 101 yards and caught seven passes for 69 yards Don Moorhead completed 18 of 29 passes for 153 vards in the. perfectly- balanced E.C offence which also provided 153 yards rushing The victory propelled B C into the WFC playoffs for the hrst time since 1969 Outstanding defensive game overlooked Robinson more than just a kicker CALGARY For more than 10 observers ot the Western Football Conference described Larry Robinson as a talented placement but he is much more than that Robinson is one of the pre- mier defensive backs in the fast enough to cover the best opposition receivers man-to-man and steady enough to contribute to the increasingly popular zone defence Those attributes have been overlooked throughout his ca- in which he has 997 points on 354 164 field goals and 96 singles. He failed to add points to his record Saturday m Calgary's game with British Columbia won 15-7 by B C Robinson has kicked more converts and more field goals than any player in Canadian Football League history and he has scored only nine touch- downs since he turned pro in 1961 Robinson had 47 pass inter- ceptions at the start of this placing him seventh on the all-time CFL list. That statistic doesn't surprise anybody who remembers Rob- now as a brilliant junior quarterback and later as a promising pro flanker. JOINED IN 1961 He joined the Stampeders as a flanker in 1961 but wasn't a favorite downfield target of Cowboy he said m an interview. therK the quarter- back didn't throw much to the flanker and I spent most of my lime blocking. U was frustra- ting. Robinson's first field goal attempt as a professional gave no indication of the proficiency he was to develop. He tried it m 1961 and it was a 'It was about a 43-yard trv. he recalled. ball hit our lineman in the rear and a piece of turf went over his head. felt like jumping in the divot I made In 1971. he booted a last-play 32-yard field goal into a howl- ing wind to provide a 15-14 vic- tory over Saskatchewan Roughnders and propel Calgary into the Grey Cup. That was the high point of his said who was named to the WFC all- star team as a defensive back m 1969. 1971 and 1972. He alsox was named Calgary's most popular player this season. still as quiet as he was while leading Mount Royal College Cougars of Calgary to the western final in his last year as a believes young Canadians have a better opportunity to the improved the .CFL manage- ment will have to realize that Canadian players are coming into their own Robinson's ambition is to play at least two more and that makes the Siampeders happy even if he doesn't try another field goal. The all-time leader in years ol service as a Cowboy. Robin- son has created a bit of a mys-- lery Nobody knows how fast he is. runs just as fast as he has said former head cqacn Jim Duncan. the only true eval- uation we've ever been able to make about Robinson's speed came last He inter- cepted a pass against Win- nipeg and ran it back for a touchdown Mack Herron couldn't gain on Robin- we all know about Herron's Robinson turned pro with a year of eligibility re- maining He was rookie of the year in the WFC that 1961 lot of people were upset because Larry had some juniors eligibility said Calgary General Manager Rogers then Minor football coordinator for the Cowboys took Larry to camp be- cause we felt he just couldn't get any better playing junior football at that said Lehew. The Stampeders struggled most of this season but Robin- as a pass defender and placement was as steady as always. his former knows why. a natural says one of the beat I've ever In your own way. In your own time. On your own terms. You'll take to the taste of Player's Filter. TheDepwtment of National Health and Welfare advises that danger to health increases mlh imuunt smoked. ;