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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Chuck Ealey disturbed at black quarterback image he has acquired W.dn.Kfay, November IS, 1972 THE UTHMIDCE HEMLD I just want to be known as a successful quarterback' HAMILTON (CP) "People ask me how it feels to sue cessful black Bays Chuck Ealey. "I never know how Lo answer them. I'd much rather they ask me how it feels to be a success ful quarterback." Ealey, 6-foot-l and 195 pounds, came scrambling out o the University of Toledo this season, took the first-string quarterback job away from journeyman veteran Wally Gab- ler and led Hamilton Tiger-Cats to the Eastern Football Confer' ence title. "He's says Marv Luster, defensive leader for To- ronto Argonauts. "He's the best I've seen during my 12 years up here." Garaey Henley, two-way vet eran and captain of the Ticats, says: "He stands with the very few who managed to take over righi out of college. Joe Namath an< Joe Theismann were among those who did." QUIETLY CONFIDENT The 22-year-old from Ports- mouth, Ohio, comes off almost too good to be true in the eval- uation of team-mates, friends and even opponents. But he's quiet about his own accom- plishments. "I don't open up and tell people I've just met about my- self even though I think I can talk to anyone. One of the tilings I was aiming for, I can talk about it I've done it now, was to try to become a starting quarterback with this team." The next time he starts will be this Saturday, against Ot- tawa Rough Eiders in tire first game of the two-game, total point series for the Eastern Conference playoff title. Second game of the final is Nov. 26. Winner of the series meets the Western Conference survivor here in the Grey Cup game Dec. 3. Last winter, Ealey said he was "a little disgusted and dis- appointed" at being passed over in the National Football League draft. He had been a main cog in Toledo's 35-game winning streak that Irad stretched over three years. "I think my stating that 1 would only play quarterback could have resulted in me get- ting drafted a little later, M not in them bypassing me com- pletely." INFREQUENT LOSER Ealey hadn't lost a footMl game since Grade 9, but he lort in his first appearance with Hamilton on Aug. 8, 1972, when British Columbia Lions of the Western Conference won 19-17. In that game, Ealey went in at halftime, replacing Gabler. He moved the team and despite the fact that they lost, coach Jerry Williams said, "He's go- ing to be a good one." Ealey was at Uie helm all the way three days later when the W F C Edmonton Eskimos triumphed in the last three min- utes. 30-27. He passed for three touchdowns and ran for an- other. Defeat again, Aug. 19 at home to Montreal Alouettcs, who won it 25-23 in the last minute. Ea- ley had completed 16 of 24 passes for 338 yards in a losing cause. FORTUNE CHANGES At that had won the opener against Sas- katchewan ilton was 1-3. Ealey led them to 30 consecutive victories the rest of the way for a season record of 11-.1. Ealey is not the first black quarterback to make it in Can- ada. Sandy Stephens came out of the University of Minnesota in the early 60's i.nd was success- ful with Alouettes and Argo- nauto .before a car ecciden! ended hii career. In the late 1960s, Carroll Wil- liams, a frail, running quarter- back, from Xavler University in Cincinnati, played for three years with Montreal and B.C. Twenty years ago, Bemie Custis from Syracuse Univer- sity proved he was a good one playing quarterback and half- back with Hamilton. There were one or two others of lesser Hollis from the University of Iowa who tried out with Edmon- ton 10 or 15 years ago; John Henry Jackson who played briefly with the Argos in the mid-1960's before going down to the Continental League. Jim Stillwagon, outstanding lineman from Ohio State now with Toronto Argonauts, says of Ealey: "He's more calm than he was at the start of the season. He knows where he's going." Al Brenner, defensive back who joined Hamilton from Michigan State and New York Giants, has been a pro for four years. This season he inter- cepted 15 passes, t CFL record. "I could intercept passes off a Joe TheLsmann every Brenner says. "But in practice, Ealey makes me look stupid. Every time I try to guess against him, I'm wrong." MABYE SANTA HAS THE ANSWER Chuck Eoley of the Hamlllon Tiger-Cols would like to know why everyone asks him how it ii to be the only black quarterback in the Canadian Football teague. Santa won't have Ihe answer to that queilion. (CP Wirepholo) Ryun, Seagren, Evans, Matson sign Track stars turn pro NEW YORK CAP) Ama- teur stars Jim Ryun, Bob Sea- ;ren, Lee Evans and Randy Uatson turned professional Tuesday as the nucleus of a track and field circuit that ilans 48 meets next year in the Jnited States, Canada and Eu- rope. Richmond Flowers of the Na- ional Football League's New York Giants, a former hurdles star at the University of Ten- lessec, also signed a contract, was announced by the new International Track Association at a news conference. "We plan 24 to 30 events in Corth said Michael VHara, president of the new nternational Track Association, 'and about 15 more in Europe. The ITA format calls for up o 48 meets with basic purses of each. There are to be wo meets a week, one each on laturday and Sunday, in cities that are close to one anotlicr. "We will sign five athletes for ach of 12 championship vents." O'Hara said. "At each Kiwanis sponsor shooting classes meet, the winner of an evenl will receive with ?250 for second, for third and ?50 for fourth." Ryun said It had been proj- ected to him that "a good year The l-elhbridpe Circen Acres Kiwanis Club will once again sponsor a gun-safety program for 22 calibre rifles. AJI annual project, this year's sessions are set lo get under way Thursday evening from 7- The program is open to any boy or girl between the ages of 14-16. Instructors for Ihe courses will be well-known Lethbridge marksmen Frank and Evelyn Leffingwell. It is expected tliat all aspects of gun safety and care will be covered during the course. For further information, as lo the location of the program, call 327-1027 after 5 p.m. SOUTHERN ALBERTA JUVENILE LEAGUE TONIGHT WEDNESDAY, NOV. ISlh P.M. CIVIC ICE CENTRE LETH. MIDGET ELKS VS CROWSNEST PASS CASCADES Arfuln Sludintl CHILDREN Trevmo slapped with fine NBW YORK (AP) Golfer Lee Trevino was slapped with an fine Tuesday for walk- ing out of the Sahara invitation tournament last month and crit- icizing officials. Joseph C. Dey, Jr., commis- sioner of the Professional Golf- ers' Association Tournament Playo-s Division, announcing the fine, said punishment of the popular former United States open champioj and reigning British Open king was softened hocause of Trcvinn's attitude. "The extent of the penalty for tills major violation of tourna- ment regulations was influenced only by the fact lhat Mr. Trevmo was the defending champion but, in mitigation, by his prompt and unqualified anology to tournament offi- cials." Dey said in his formal release. Trevino picked up his ball and walked off Ihe course after playing nine holes of the third round in Ihe Saha-a tournament at Las Vegas Orl. He first complained that he was weary from loo much tournament play but later took a blast at the slow play of the tournament. Afterward, Trcvino apologized and publicly announced that he felt he was wrong and was de- serving of some sort of punish- inenl. ANDY CAPr could be worth and up at the beginning. That might not seem huge, but it is when you've been earning zero." The former Kansas Univer- sily world record holder '.n the mile said he foresees, "possible great financial benefits, as long as your name is hot in the news, in such areas as endorse- ments and commercials." O'Hara said that Flowers, who makes an estimated yearly in Ihe National Football Leapie, "coniactetl us about running since track was his first sports love." The ITA president said he was, however, "treading cau- tiously in talking deals with pro football players. We want lo play ball with the clubs and the NFL. "But, for sure, we are inter- ested in such people as Bob Hayes, Paul Warfield, Mercury Morris, Earl McCullouch and Jimmy Hines, who were brack heroes as well as good football players." O'Hara released a partial 1973 schedule which included Albu- querque, N.M.. March 23: IXKS Angeles. March 2-1. Fort Wo-Ih, Tex.. April 6; Baltimore. April 14; Chicago. Jlay 4; Atlanta, May 5: Philadelphia. May 11; Pittsburgh, Slay 12; Vancouver, May 18: San Diego. May 19; Louisville, Ky.. June 1: Rich- mond, Yn.. June 2; Ixing Island, N.Y., June 9. New bids accepted before Jan. 15 It's now official Denver out LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) National Olympic com- mittees were told today to sub- mit new bids by Jan. 15 for the J976 Winter Games following Denver's withdrawal. This was announced by the International Olympic Com- mittee after IOC president Lord Klllanin was formally notified of the withdrawal by the Den- ver organizers. Information director Monique Berlioux said formal notifica- tion of Denver's withdrawal came in a cable received' today from Carl de Temple, president of tte Denver organizing com mlttec. "In view of this, it will be therefore necessary to seek fresh invitations to the Games and circulars have been pre- pared lor all national Olympic committees for replies by Jan. 15, Mrs. Berlioux said. A U.S. court order had de- layed until Monday the notifica- tion prompted by the Nov. 7 Colorado referendum agaii funding the games. A citizens' committee trying to keep the Games in Denver had obtained the restraining order, and Harry Arkin, a lawyer for the committee, outlined its position in a meeting with Lord Killanin Monday. Vancouver, which originally bid for the 1976 winter Games but lost out to Denver, still wants the Games. Montreal al- ready has the 1976 Summer Games. DISCUSS DENVER Denver's withdrawal figured high on the agenda of a regular meeting Lord Killanin had with his three vice-presidents Mon- day and Tuesday. There was no formal IOC comment on Arkin's announce- ment that his group will try to retain the Games through public fund-raising campaign. But sources familiar with IOC practices said the proposal was not likely to have stirred much enthusiasm here. Bids for the Games in Den- ver's place have been an- nounced in at least four coun- tries, including Grenoble, France, the 1968 site, Squaw Valley, Calif., the 1960 host, Arre-Falun, Sweden, and Van- couver, one of the runnerups to Denver when the site was origi- nally awarded. A decision on the replacement is expected to come in Febru- ary when the IOC executive committee has a meeting in Lausanne. That would give the host city three years to prepare for the Games, or about half the time normally allotted under IOC rules. Bowling CAPRI BOWL DOUG'S MUSIC AND SPORTS Dorothy Anderson 270 (7151; Bunny Anderson 312 Alice Kolibas 2J4; Guila Bunnase 306 Sally Trone 297 Micky Fildes 261; Marilyn Hembroff 329; Marg Long 539; Chris Guenlher 2M; Gloria Hrycyk 223; Karen Holm 111, Ruby Osecn 222. FRIDAY SCHOOLS Juniors YBC Parish nabbed LOS ANGELES (AP) Line- backer Don Parish of Denver Broncos was charged Tuesday with possession o[ cocaine after being arrested at Los Angeles Intemational Airport. Parish, 24, was apprehended at the airport Monday night after IK tried lo flee police who said they searched him and Found in his possession a vial of, what npiicnrcd In he cocaine. Michael Sharun 1BI; Brent Mon- leilh 208, Billy Doyle 189; Kim Prln- dle 19S; Kim TlnortJl 1J3; Joyce Wll- kins 172. B nil mi Judy Maclean 172; Jackie Pearson 197; Lisa Coulls 153; Osvid Prin- dle 181; Stephen Kenwood 211; Malln- Hamillon 183; Debbie Wirwicki 237; Chnrlcne 160; Merylen igne 207; Pal Doyle- 172; Michael Gerlfl 144; Don Tinordl 166. KAICO TI Wilson Joe Pclletier 110; AAerg Pellelier 231: Lyn Hayes 242; George Snowden 23i. AGT SOCIAL Dennis Balais Harry Makhov.' C-etvoe RlcHarriton 257. Kol aa !JB; "Hal Barehflji 737; Hplpn Richardson 263; Brian Miirkin 2Jl Rny Vaykovich 271; Mavis TulUe 2SS Sharon Oliver 343 CIVIL SERVICE Jahn Eritkscn 37-1 (BHB'; Dick T uk ?5E, George Epp 755 Bill Craik 559 Blair Hurt 259 Dor- eon Ross 2Bi; Mary Schneidl 235; Kar- lyn Snilier 23S; Kav Balhgale 231; Bcrnice Hay 250 VDC BANTAM BOYS A DIVISION Locky Craici 207; Brent Killins 204; Marly 352; Douq Hender- son 103; Klop Craig 160; Bill Taylor 171; Milch Brown 173; Michael Schaal- 154; Darryl Bailey AArrvln Conrad U7. B DIVISION Geof. Paskuskl 1J1; Ray Brown Darren Swaren 137; Derek Taylor 139; Michael Holt 139; Nolan Mutter U7; Tojnmy Doyle Dana Garrkk 113; Kevin Shakl 121; Wayne Palletf 120. BANTAM GIRLS Lori Chaki 190; Lorraine Kwan 148; Cheryl Miyashiro 197; Laura Snowe 183; Pam Shlpehlro 162; Diflnne Crighlon 163; Joy Nakamura 167; Sandrn Hnmillon 147; Jackie Pear- son 163; Tracy 161; Jan Raker Sfielly Hovcy 15S. Kings still looking to defeat Red Devils Crowsnest Pass Red Devils exploded with three unanswer- ed goals in the final period to earn a comeback 3-2 victory over the Lethbridge Sugar Kings in Alberta Junior Hockey League action at the Hender- son Ice Centre Tuesday night. The Red Devils have now de- feated the Sugar Kings in all four meetings this season. In last night's contest, Brent McCrachen tallied at the mark of the first period to give the local club a 1-0 lead. Greg Clemens extended the Kings' lead to 20 at the mark of the second stanza and it looked as though the Kings would gain their first win of the year against the Pass club. The Red Devils finally hit the Scoreboard with Jeff Fletcher scoring 59 seconds in the final period. Brian Granfield tied the match at llie mark while Derek Haas potted in the winner some j three minutes later. The Devils out-shot the Kings 31-21 and picked up nine of the 16 minor penalties. The Kings were nailed with the only 10-minute misconduct penalty assessed. In Red Deer an AJHL game erupted into a wild brawl in- volving spectators and players Tuesday night as the Rustlers thrashed Edmonton Mets 9-2 before 800 fans. Drumhcllor took seven of 11 minor penalties and three of the seven majors handed out for fighting. Meanwhile early season leader Ken Nelson of Drumhel- ler Falcons has regained a share of the Alberta Junior Hockey League scoring lead. Nelson has 15 goals and 19 assists for 34 points to tie Terry Wittchen of Red Deer Rustlers who is sidelined with an eye injury. Statistics released Tuesday show Ryan Wecker of Drum- heller, last year's scoring champ, one point back of the leaders with 15 goals and 13 assists. Don Easteott of Calgary Can- ucks enjoyed the most produc- tive week with eight points ic three games to move into fourth place with 30 points on 15 goals and 15 assists. THE PASS 3 LETHBRIDGE First Period 1. Lethbridge, We- Crecrien {Litchtield, Rennerl Penalties Cleland, ck-land (rnirv or, Renner, Austin, Sim O'DonnEll, McFaul, Zinser, WellanC ind McFsul. Second Period 2. Lethbrldgi Clemens (Maxwell) Penalties Litchfield and Granfield. Third Period 3. Pass, Fletctier (Lestanda) Grantield (HawKlns) S. Pass, Haas (Flock, hart, linger) Penalties McFaul, chrlslensen and Flockhart. The donnybrook broke out in the aisle leading to the Edmon- ton dressing room at of the final period when Larry Pashak was leaving the ice af- ter being given a fighting pen- alty. Both benches emptied and five players rushtd into the crowd. Referee Gord Flaman assess- ed 15 misconduct penalties and four majors, leaving each team to play the final four minutes with eight players. During the game a total of 231 minutes in penalties were assessed. Reg Kinch fired three goals to pace Rustlers. Doug Lind- skog had two and singles went to Ron Joel, Gord Dillon, Darryl Wallis and Dale Bingham. Peter Skrabyk scored both Ed- monton goals late in the third period to ruin the shutout bid of Don Steplrenson who handled 26 shots in the Red Deer net. Ray stopped 39 shots for Edmonlon. In Calgary Inc. Canucks won j Jieir fifth game in a row on home ico Tuesday night with a victory over Dnimheller Falcons. 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