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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta a distant second in luttoliiig _____Wednticlay, November 10, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 9 caps with MVP award NEW YORK (AP) Joe Torre climaxed an 11-scason Torre became Ihc third third baseman to win the award and lis Cardinal to S'lan Musial t SQUASH CHAMP Dennis Connolly won the YMCA squash tourney held recenliy at the Lethbridge Y. Dennis Connolly of Lelhbridgc Connolly out-lasted 23 players inside Hockey THE WOULD HOCKEY Association was horn in California -ind baptized in New York but. make no mistake, its giowth 10 a healthy maturity will be determined not South ol thc border bin in Edmonton, Winnipeg and Calgary. Not to mention other parts of Canada. To compete with the National Hockey League. Ihc upstart depends on the collective wisdom of Bill Hunter. Ben HaNdn and Scully Munro ot Ednvmtai. Winnipeg and Cal- respectively.' These are the hockey brains behind the mini; ''big Icacuc" shinny circuit and il is up to them to create the innovations that will enable thc WHA to lurc-ar.d then fans. We're certainly not going to be lied flown by (he old-line hadilion that has' h'jld back the NHL." said the galvanic Hunter. "Our minds arc open to new ideas, some of which may revolutionize hockey as we know it." These ideas include elimination of the centre red line; one penalty shot apiece to settle ties; thc two relerec system; and alteration of thc icing-lhc-piick rule. The fact that the WHA already has scrapped the reserve clause indicates its emhusiasm for radical change. II will not adopt ALL of the above proposals but we can expect some of them when the league opens next October, 'Tn-. especially interested in Ihe plan to eliminate the centre red said Hunter, the man who put. the Edmonton Oil Kings on the Junior hockey map. "Without the centre line we can have forward passing all the way lo the far blue line. It would open up the game tremendously and give the fans LJenmS 01 Ijlllllum.m: vi't r- jj. lljll'll up int.- 11 i' 'L t---- captured the Lethbridge YMCA in Ihe one-day affair which tea-j tney really want out of passing and sqiiash club tournament held lured some close victories. last weekend. I In the semi-finals. Connolly B .--------------------------------------i bounced Dr. Jerry Wright 5-9, 9-6. 9-3 and 10-8 to win the best of five sets three games to one. The championship final was of a different flavor as runner- up Wayne Bowes took Connolly to the final deciding set. Bowes earned a 9-f> win in i thc first set. but Connolly came back racking up two slraight 1 sols by 9-fi scores. Bowes edged Connolly in Ihe fourth set. hut fell apart in i the linal giving way to a 9-1 Fans want more than that, of course, if they're being promised major league hockey. They'll want big-league names and that's where Hunter. Hatskin and Munro corns in. "With oiu- experience in Junior said Mourn, "we've made warm contacts over tire years with dozens of players who went from our teams to the NHL.'' These are thc very players who will be hearing from thc WHA bosses socn. Norm Ullman. .Tin: Harrison. Glen Salher, Dallas Smith. Joe Watson, Barry Gibbs. Brian Spencer. Ross Lonsbcny. Dale Hoganson and Bruce MacGrcgor are just a few of the Western products now in the NHL who arc being sought by UK WHA. Willie Slargcll of Pittsburgh Pirates, Ihe majors' home-run king, was 3111-222 in balloting points by a committee of Ihe Baseball Writers Association of j America. I Torre received 21 of Ihe com- initlec's 24 first-place votes, i Stargell polling the other three. Third place went lo Hank Aaron of Atlanta Braves. JKNKINS SF.VKNTII Hobby Bonds of San Francisco Giants finished fourth followed by Pittsburgh's Roberto Clcm- enlc. Los Angeles Dodgers' Maury Wills and Ihc Cy Young Award winner. Ferguson Jen- kins ot Chicago Cubs. "What hurt Slargell in the voting, I think, was that it was lough lo single out a player on Pittsburgh's ball the 31- year-old Torre said. "I never considered this kind of year." said Torre, who batted ..Viii lo lead the majors and had 137 RBI, 230 hits and 352 total bases for other leading marks. "There is more than one rea- son for why it happened, I think, but the only thing I was conscious of that was different from any other year was con- i centration. "I've never had this kind of concentration." said Torre, who hit safely in 133 ot 161 games in which he played. An all-star catcher while with Atlanta Braves eight seasons. Torre called his 1969 trade to i the Cards while involved in a j salary dispute "like being re- born." "Over in Atlanta they thought 1 was a home-run noted Torre, who in 1966 slugged 36 home runs. "I changed when I came over here. A good deal of it had to do with the ball Wilh Ihe Cards, Torre has had RBI totals of 101" in 11W9. 100 in 1970 and the 137 of last season, j a high total for the club since j Johnny Mize equalled the figure in 1937. I TORRE MOST VALUABLE Louis Cardinols Joe Torre, named Thursday as ths 1971 Most Valuable Player in the National Baseball League ans press conference in St. Louis. Along with Torre was former wick the MVP in 1937. swers questi St. Louis player Joe Med- lH HI If'dlll lllllll impson shares thir Former i- ___ sevcn-yoav-oif] gelding is owned by J. 1 Ward of Gales Mill.-. Ohio. Bv Tlli: ASSUOATKl) IMIKSS Phoenix Suns scared the Bowes had reached thc final lights out of Milwaukee Bucks, bin the National Basketball Dr. Dick King-Brown 10-9. 9-2. 9-4 while losing one sociation champions 9-6 in a tierce struggle that seemed like a playolf game in March. "Phoenix played a fantastic came, thev reallv wanted Collins took home thc consolation event beating Arnic Locattclli in that final. one." said Milwaukee coach Larrv Coslello Tuesday night 131, after the Bucks had pulled out a i ill 11R-113 victory alter trailing seven points at 97-90 early _ 1 the last vl J-Vx lo i It look a 4-i-point performance i by Kareem Jabbar and two key steals bv Lucius Allen and under Dandrid'ge in thc last minute with the Bucks ahead 115-113 BEACH GARDENS, the NBA champions to win Iheir Fla. (API South Africa's 16th straight on their home Gary Player sloshed court. The score was tied 14 i PGA National Golf Club times and the lead "a four-under-par hands 10 will win on the longest. Golden Stale W a r r i o r course ever to host the whipped Houston Rockets Los Angeles Lakers Cup." Player is paired with Harold Chicaco Bulls 12MH9 and for Thursday's leeoff falo Braves defeated two-man entries from Trailblazers in the nations in team and individ- NBA games scheduled. In Ihc American competition Wilf Homennik of Winnipeg Association. Dallas shaded Moc Norman of Cilford, York Nets Kenluckv are representing Canada. came Denver edged "Scores will be Ihc highest Memphis and C'up h i s 1 o r y. said humbled Indiana see a lot of As for Cotton Filzsimmon.s, rounds in thc a few in the Phoenix oiiach. he said; 90s and maybe some "Jabbar takes all Ihc fun out of coaching for me. Here Player-llenning learn won screen. 'we pick, we pass and all Ihc World Cup for South they have lo do is throw it lo in Nobccly has iu toll UK: WHA moguls that there is a vcri- lable army of coaching and managerial talent available from the lists of those who've been bruised by thc NHL in Ihe past. People such as Rudy Pilous. Bill Gadsby. Bert Olmstead and other Western Canadians are being eyed for WHA posi- tions. And doivt be surprised if (he Chicago Cougars pitch a player-coach offer to the Black Hawks' Stan MiUita, if not Bobby Hull. "We've been in contact with many MIL players." admits vice-president Dennis Murphy, who obviously is under- stating the situation. But the onus remains with Hunter. Hatskin and Munro. They've got to supply the leadership, the contacts and the insights. Right now Hunter is collecting ideas thc way my black suit collects iint, He readily admits he has borrowed his "let's improve hockey" philosophy from a few industrialists, he's observed. "If you steal one idea." said Hunter, "you're a thief. Bu'i if you steal several research.'1 NHL, beware. The research is on. NEW YORK (CP) The1 second with 24 and Simp-1 Mighty Ruler, vision by 1 United States won the intcma-1 son and Ridland tied for third. Malz. won the open 3- tional jumping championship in i with 22. Day and Jorge stake. 11 a close duel with the Canadian j Lambi of Argentina tied for equestrian team as the National fifth with 15 points. Horse Show wound up it? eight- day run at Madison Square Gar- den Tuesday night. The U.s! finished with an The Indians fini.-hed last in the American League East this year with a 60-1 record. games behind the leading Balti- more Orioles. 187 DOWNTOWN BOWLADROME JUNIOR 10 PIN BOYS Randy Sillilo 225 (5-101; Virknrs 166 Charles Rohcrt Bnhak 175; Irvine Rowe 171. GIRLS Corinnc Komctz 1-16; Lewis M- Wendy I JO; Bev Steinbe Arlif 127 VASA LODGE-5 PIN vid Or-fwi Ivan Li'kcndB !3 Enancior 207; Dick 20 721; 11 Tlio oast i-ourse water-logged from recent rains Flavor said Tuesday that drops it in." Victory kopt the Warriors the heel's of the first-place La- j the fluffy Bermuda grass in the kers in tin1 Pacific Division. .Jim rough "is much tougher than it McMillian led tho Lakers over j was for Ihe PGA champion- Iho Bulls with 2H points. i-hip.'1 PIN 231 I. Schaiiim 2.15; rinhi J.U (7031; Max Coup- Jackie Bcdie 'M2; Elaine MIGA'5 DJann'' Pedcrson 2AO; Jcf-i 2SB; Grace Franz 287; Etiiih (6691; Gazarck 266 17 Clsrko Lorsin Rarh rry bu- land 2-il; ____ Wrirthl m; Karen Marl Mary Coupland RI BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS luck 273; C. Van Wyk Riley 272; Berl AAarlilI 25R; Phyl Hn Dcnakt 2il. PPEBIJILT SOCIAL C-cornf Mate net I 25'r Dennis io Ernanurt Schiic 210; La mnntirr Joe Hart 239; Acin '.'.nuroen Farley 22R; Da riant Judy Larjasse 701; Lc ana 2M. B and E HARDWARE Ol'o Pankotay 301: Bon Pavan 2ft3 Mcrqan Snarks 313 LeRoy Con 2BF- Alex 259; Keith Wnrn or 770 Elaine Shirlry Warner Mary V.'iMv r.cvM Katny Korilor 776; 1 36V- Fed 1 293 (inylliiiiif dlxnil game, plans Ounosimr camps re f I points to 74 for Canada and Mi; T for last-place Argentina. Neal if 8.-- the leading American HAMILTON (CP> Steve Worsler, 22. and Seth Miller. also won the individual title with Barbara Simpson of Calgary, the top Canadian, Aspi two former' players with third. ton Ticer-Cats of the crowd of saw V.S ri- CLEVELANn ,AP, _. Football League, pleaded guilty in provincial court today to charges of possession ol take first and second place in the Grand Prix of New York. Aspromonte 1 uesdaj w as the last of thc international named manager of juana and were fined flOO events. But the 1-2 fin- Indians of the A m e r i c a Miller and W o r s t e r were placed on voluntary waivers with no recall by the football club after their arrest. They of the Americans, who were not "designated" riders, didn't! 0 succccds standing j Lipon. The Indians lost turned to the United States 1-udland rode Almost rei- during the World lowing their initial court appearance Aug. 27. Constable James Garshinsky of the Hamilton police testified that he and other officers searched a house rented by Worster, Miller and Pete Wy-soci. another former was second aboard Pushover. Under the scoring system used, only four designated riders had their points tallied in the team total. Of the 16 en-trants in the Grand Prix, six covered the course of 12 Aspromonte. 39. managed the Indians' Wichita farm club to a third-place finish in the Western Division of the American Association in 1971 after finishing last in 1970- He is a former major league infielder. i plaver, Aug. 1 He said Worster. a fullback, admitted that there were a fault. The survivors in the jumpoff eligible lo earn points were LAST TEAM He wound up his seven-year in thc house. Constable Garshinsky said Worster took the officers to a basement recreation room where a plastic bag containing 11.7 grams of marijuana, having an estimated value of about of Hornby. Ont.. Miss Simpson. Shapiro and Argentine Molinuevo or Argentina. Tile two other qualifiers were Ridland and Miss Hofmann-Ridland won thc Grand Prix, covering the course in 30.3 league career with Chicago Cubs of the National League in 1983. He broke in with the Boston Red Sox of Hie American league in 1957 and later in the AL played with Washington Senators, Cleve- was found. Court was told thai Miller, a eornerback, admitted that a hookay pipe found on the dining room table belonged to him. The pipe was found to contain traces of marijuana. Worsler. an all-American. has gone hack to the University Miss Hofmann was next in 31.3. Shapiro, on Sloopy, came in third with a 31.9 clocking and gave the I'.S. Ihe team victory. Miss Simpson, on Catbird, was fourth in All four had perfect performances in Ihe jum-paff so time was deciding Los Angeles Angels and Cleveland again before moving to Ihe Cubs. Lipon, who bad been an Indians coach, was named interim manager of Cleveland July 29. replacing Al Dark, who was fired as both field manager and Texas to complete studies. Miller, a former Arizona Shapiro picked up four points for the U.S. and Miss manager. star, said al the lime of arrest he hoped lo play this year after his case was for Canada. Canada, with two "designated" riders, had a great open lo lake the title. II Dav. on Sundancer willi eight 1 TORONTO (f'i'l The two'day, coaches of Ihe teams preparing day. to moe! ntln-r iii the first j Hamilton conch Al Dorow. re game of Ihe Kaslern Football j fro-shingly candid in his com Conference final silrnl abnu; ll'r lyni' (if strategy intend lo employ The I wo Icain-.. Tnitnilci Argiv n.'tui.s and llaniilliin Tiger-t'als, have ri'sunu'd uorkouls for the h'.-n ganu1. series. 111 against OHawa. But he said he prefers to keep the guessing about bis strengths ard weaknesses had so many against him in Toronto's final faults. Miss Simpson had fin-1 i ished first, with Shapiro hack in i third, the Canadians would have 1 j triumphed- J Shapiro, who also drives his own trotters and pacers, won i The Coaldale Curling Club the iduai riding crown wilb he sponsoring a men's penalties called M points. Miss Hofmann was open jackpot N'ovem- i her _ We had so many against him in Toronto's final r '_ cl-anfics ii was lough In gel lo scheduled game which thc Ti- 1 vi.ig ics ,1 are slrangely I menls on rival learns during Ihe Same Argonaut player m- but declined I lii si of which will be played bis plans arc. Sunday in II a mill o n 's Ivor are a blitzing team and Wynn Sl.iclium. Mlic ecus is on us lo pick up the Tbc Argos, wailing since OH. I hr said, adding that h, Ihinks he has the pcopl their secondary. in-i c I u (I i n g running back l.con .M c Q u a y, dreg Sarton, flanker Mike Khcn and lineman Jim Slillwagon are re- when covering from injuries. At leas! one llamillon player is convinced that his in- most of Ihc season, nou is working as a ir.ii they played Iheir .'ison game, started pi'aelieo in earnesl Monday night, while the Tiger-Cats, Torcnlo coach Leo Cabill ad- mils Ihc Ticals have impravnl knocked olf OHawa liongh Ki-lsince mid-season and Iheir ol- ders in (lie. scn.i-tiiial last .Sim-1 tensive lino played well Sunday Angclo Mosca. the Ti bcalSei'an deft'iislve liiiemaii and team cnptain, lold Ihe llamillon Mosca r.dlcd this sea.Min a de- fensive year and said wilh a laugh "we are wailing for !he offence lo catch up-" TIIIVKS HAI1TON He said he hopes Torc.nlo qual'tei-hack o c i plays every minule of I game hrcaiise he feels Karlon is club Tuesday: last (our games. 11 was difficult to bocomo unified as a team end ,lim Corrigall is slill angry I play." be said. ger-Cals won 'JiMo "The lirsl time Jon llohman iTiger-t'a! lineman) look a swing at me and I brought inv arm to protect Con-gall .-aid. "Thai's all, bill 1 got called for il "The second lime 1 tried 10 leap over a player. I might siepprd en him a liille bill I don'i think so. did every- thing I could lo avoid him." Corrigall said he does nc-l in- tend lo play less vigorously on Sunday. "I'm going to play my game, net a tvpe of game that some olliciai wants me. lo .l Ihe guards Slairprdcr of- iling willi slom- The two-day affair will be limited to the first IP entries CAI.CAKV ii'V> n charge of i'.'o per rink for registrations. These registration forms ma> he picked up at the Coalriale Recreation office daily from n a.m. to 1 p.m. or available from 1'iisli Matsuiniya. Meanwhile, the Southern Re- gional Hen-cation Hoard is at- lemplillg to organic a junior hadminlon club for >oung ad l.iggin on Ihe line, is acli prolilcms. lie has lost six pounds in Ihe hist tew days and has been un- dergoing cMonsivt' medical lesls lo (ieti'nnino Iho cause, has coniiniuii lo prac- tice wilh the learn lull Ihcre was no iiitlic.ilion he would nils who are high school age or older. Sessions will begin at Ihe Kale Andrews High .School in I Coaldale on Nov. 1G at p.m. I BOYS' AND GIRtS1 SKATE EXCHANGE Our Used Skoles Are SHARPENED i SHINED i NEW tACES SANITIZED PAIR APPROX. EQUIPMENT SY COO'ER AND C.C.M. V'ltl TAKE YOUR OLD EQUIPMENT ON TRADE NEW FULt SIZE FOLDING PRACTICE GOAL Comes assembled with net This week's n An Special 3.CI9 X J DEBIT f? fl" utrvl J'it CYCLE LID. 913 3rd Avo. S. Phone 327-3271 Open Tllu "Srrvino S hi. till 9 p i ;