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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, November 18, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 Forward, Bowes tops in city The YMCA Racquetball club hosted the closed city racquetball championships over the weekend with men's winners being declared in three sections and women's winners in one. Judy Forward took the women's competition by defeating Eleanor Fenton while the consolation winner in the gal's section was Judy Lawson. She defeated Pat Nowhn. The winner of the men's A Section was Wayne Bowes. He defeated Tim Filuk. Matt Slavich took the consolation event by defeating Jim Freel Jr. Frank Llewellyn took the B Section with a victory over Jim McPike. The consolation event went to Doug Mundell who won out over Don Hildebrand. The C Section was taken by Tim Hironaka with a victory over Fraser Baalim. Bob McKay defeated Linn Rosaine to take the consolation event. Warriors, Elks win Lethbridge Midget Elks dumped the Taber Juveniles 10-2 in Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League ac- tion over the weekend. The Elks were lead by Leroy Pavan and Don Higa with two goals apiece, George Zackary, Murray Auld, Greg Maxwell, Dave Snopeck, Gordon Tukariuk and Rocky McGee also scored for the vic- tors. The Taber markers were picked up by Gary Higa and Rick Kurio. Lethbridge Juvenile Warriors won two games over the weekend. Sunday they scored nine goals against the Vauxhall Legionaires and only allowed three, and on Friday they defeated Brooks Juveniles, also 9-3. In Sunday's game Richard Shardlow and Ken Bond scored three goals apiece for the Warriors and Dave Jackson chipped in with two. Greg Lewis added the ninth Warrior goal. Virgel Olson, Reid Stevenson and Bob Skelly were the Vauxhall marksmen. Friday Bob Quinell had the hat-trick for the Warriors while Michel Dumont, Bob Miles and Ron Moser all chipped in with two goals apiece for the winners. NOW OPEN BOYS' GIRLS' Skate Exchange Come Down and Swap Your Old Skates On Another Used Pair APPROX. EXCHANGE FOR THE BEST TEAM DEAL on hockey equipment see us. STICKS BY V1CTOR1AV1LLE KOHO CHRISTIAN BROTHERS CANADIAN CCM SHERWOOD TORSPO COOPER SKATES BY: DAOUST CCM BAUER COOPER BERT ft MACS CYCLE LTD. 913-3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 CURT WOLSEY GRABS FOR ELUSIVE BALL Letdown in late going cost Pronghorns a game By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer A late letdown and a couple of tough breaks meant the ball game Saturday- night as the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns dropped a narrow 65-62 deci- sion to the UBC Thunderbirds at the U of L gymnasium. With just remaining, the locals held a hard-earned 62-57 lead, but the T-Birds. sparked veterans Steve Pettifer and Blake Iverson. took advantage of a pair of Pronghorn miscues to score six straight points in two minutes. IversoR's jumper from the corner put UBC into the lead 63-62 with 37 seconds showing on the clock. The T-Birds stuck on a full-court press, but Richard Foggo got the ball to Phil Letham to start off a two- on-one break. Letham had a chance to put the locals back in the lead when he pulled up for a 12- foot jumper, but his shot bounced off the back rim with 20 seconds left UBC got the rebound, called a time out. and stalled the ball until Ed Lewin salted it away with three seconds to go The Pronghorns couldn't buy a basket in the late going, and they were also hurt by a couple of questionable calls by the men in stripes. Both coaches agreed that the refereeing detracted from the game, and 550 local fans expressed their displeasure on several occasions "But. it was bad both ways." said coach Robin Fry. "No excuses it was our ball game and we let it get away. The guys let down when we had that five-point lead, and you can't do that against a club like UBC." "Part of the problem was simply our in- experience, but we'll get better." Fry added "And I think we're playing good basketball." The large crowd would have to agree to that, as they were treated to a sec-saw game with the biggest lead being a 10-pomt UBC spread early in the second half The locals started out fast when Letham stole the ball and laid it in with only IS seconds gone. and. sparked by the perfor- mance of center Lauren Edlund. led until amost half-time Edlund scored 12 points in 1bc firsl half. many from 20 feel as Ihc taller I'BC centers refused to come out on him t'BC finally took Ihe lead with mmules remaining and earned a 3 Jead into Uie dressing room The Pronphorns came ou1 really rold in second half, and only phenomenal shooting by rookie Richard F-OCRO kepi Ihe locals in the game On several Foceo was furred Jo lire i1 up in desperalion when he found himself with no one 1o pass 1o. but each time the ball found 1nc hoop UBC quickly built up a 42-32 lead, bul the Pronghorns battled back to tie it at 52- 52 with seven minutes remaining, using a 1-2-2 half-court squeeze to rattle the Birds. Roger Baldry's free throw gave the locals a one-point lead, and seconds later. Baldry won a jump ball and sent Joey Shackleford and Foggo off on a two on one break. Shackleford hit Foggo under the basket, and the youngster flipped it in just as he was fouled. Foggo missed the free throw, but Edlund was there to tip it in and give the Pronghorns a 57-62 lead with left. From there, the two clubs traded baskets until UBC rallied in the late going. Steve Pettifer's soft jump shot and slick moves under the basket produced 32 points for the T-Birds. while Iverson had 14 points and Ed Lewin chipped in with 10. For the Pronghorns, Foggo racked up 19 points. 13 of them in the second half, and Edlund notched 14 Phil Letham was the only other Pronghorn to reach double figures with 12 points. Height told its tale Saturday as the T- Birds. led again by Mike McKay, out- rebounded the Pronghorns 44-29. McKay had 11 boards for UBC while Letham with nine, and Edlund with eight were tops for the locals In ..omen's action, the U of L fell behind 46-23 at the half and were thrashed 85-28 by the UBC Thunderettes. Kathy Burdett scored 21 points for the victors while Sandy Patchell added 12 Lori Lilja was tops for Lethbridge with eight points In other Canada West University- Athletic Association action. Doug Baker scored 18 points while Dan Court had 12 to lead the University of Alberta Golden Bears to a 63-58 triumph over the Univer- sity of Victoria Vikings. In Calgary, the Dinosaurs dumped the University of Saskatchewan Huskies 81-65. Pai Lee had 23 points to lead the Dinosaurs while Paul Jacoby was out- standing for the losers with 29 points. In women's action. University of Vic- toria edged Alberta 46-44 in overtime while Saskatchewan's Huskiettes whipped Calgary W-42 HOOP SHOTS The Pronghorns full- cour' press was nnt quite as effective Saturday, hut they gol good mileage from a hali-mirl squeeze they forced 31 tur- novers in all UBC went to the free throw line 12 limes while the locals got only three chanty losses Foggo is quite a following with the fans his quickness and fluid movement makes him one of the most exciting to enter 1he league in a few years Fry refused 1o cn1ici7e Lctbam for the last was 1hc shot 1o take You can't ask for belter than 3 12-footer" the Proricnoms are m Saskatoon for a pair of game5; with the -Huskies next weekend. 1hrn host Caleary Donosaurs N embers 23 and 30 His premonition came back to haunt him University loses again Two poals carh by Lornr horary arlion s1 vidnrs m a ft-4 ronlcsl Payne worried about turnovers EDMONTON (CP) One of John Payne's pre-game pre- dictions came true Sunday as Edmonton Eskimos defeated his Saskatchewan Roughriders 31-27 in the Western Football Conference sudden-death final. "The turnovers were the big said coach Payne, who emphasized before the game that the team that made the fewest mis- takes would win. Saskatchewan quarterback Ron Lancaster threw four passes that were picked off by the Eskimos and the inter- ceptions led directly to 14 Ed- monton points The Eskimos appeared to emerge from the rough contest in good physical shape for next Sunday's Grey Cup game against Montreal Alouettes. "They've got an outstanding defensive team that forces the opposition to make mis- commented Jim Ed- dy, Saskatchewan's defensive coach. "That front four of theirs is fast and said Lan- caster, a 12-year veteran who declined to say if he'd be back with the Roughriders next season. The key interception was a third-quarter steal by Dick Dupuis who scooted 38 yards for a touchdown to give the Levy says game was tough MONTREAL (CP) -Coach George Brancato of Ottawa Rough Riders is stuck with the cliche "that's the way the ball bounces." And coach Marv Levy is try- ing to erase the impression that his Montreal Alouettes had an easy time in the Eastern Football Conference final Sunday with a 14-4 vic- tory over the Riders. The Montreal win put the Als into their second Grey Cup game in five seasons. Several lucky bounces helped Ottawa defeat Hamilton TigerCats 21-19 a week earlier in the EFC semi- final, but its fortunes reversed against the Als. The biggest bounce of the day gave Montreal slotback Johnny Rodgers a 47-yard touchdown. At 9 42 of the first quarter, Montreal quarterback Jimmy Jones threw a first-down, sideline pass for running back Larry Smith. But Ottawa line- backer Jerry Campbell deflec- ted it. The ball caromed off Camp- bell directly to Rodgers, and the former Heisman Trophy winner continued in full flight into the end zone. Don Sweet kicked the convert. "That was the only real score of the Brancato said of the contest played on a field left greasy by rain. "And if it hadn't tipped off the hands of our guy, it might have been just another bouncing ball." Montreal's other touchdown came on the last play when fullback Steve Ferrughelli bulled over from the Ottawa three-yard line with hundreds of young fans from the crowd of 20.531 already swarming over the field. Sweet never got a chance to kick the convert amid the chaos. MONTREAL 14 OTTAWA First Yards Yards Net Passes Interceptions Fumbles Penalties Kodiettes win tourney, Kodiaks consolation winners The Lethbridge Community College Kodiaks and Kodiettes reversed their role from last weekend. This week the Kodiettes were victorious at their basketball tournament and the Kodiaks came home the consolation winners. The Kodiettes swept all three of their games in the Camrose girl's tournament to return home as champions while the Kodiaks won one and lost one at the Mount Royal Cougar Classic and ended up as consolation event winners. The Kodiettes were lead by Shirley Yuill, Shelley Reeder and Brenda Lazarick during the tourney and all three girls were named to the All-Star squad. Kodiette Doreen Gurney received an honorable mention. The LCC girls won their first game 62-52 over Medicine Hat, with Yuill hooping 20 points and Reeder 18. Camrose were the next vic- tims, dropping a squeaker to the LCC squad.69-67. Lazarick had 19 points, Yuill 17 and Reeder 16. In the championship game the Kodiettes walked all over NAIT 66-29, once again led by Lazarick with 21 points. Yuill had 18 and Shirley Lehto chipped in with 11. In men's action the Kodiaks didn't fare as well. Stingray club performed well "We didn't play well at Kodiak coach Ben Brooks stated. "In fact we were not even part of the first game. It was a pathetic experience." The LCC team dropped a 105-74 decision to a tough Treasure Valley College squad from Ontario, Oregon. "We made them look very coach Brooks added. "Our ball club only hit on 23% of our field goal attempts and we didn't control a quarter of the rebounds, either offensive- ly or defensively." Glen Schuler was the top point getter for the Kodiaks with 16. Gregg Hess had 12 and Al Pard 11. In the consolation event the LCC nipped Mount Royal 67- 65. Their field goal percentage improved to but was still well below the level coach Brooks expects of his team. Kendon Eakett had 14 points in the victory and Schuler add- ed 13. Eskimos a 27-10 lead The Roughriders. before a record crowd of 25.026, staged one of their familiar rallies but fell short "I hid behind (intended Sas- katchewan receiver) Bobby said Dupuis "Hob McLaren put some great pressure on Lancaster and I'm sure he didn't see rne there A late first-half interception bv Larrv Highbaugh led to a 42-yard field goal by Dave Cutler. Cutler came back with a 27-yard boot in the final quarter after Lancaster, un- der a heavy rush, threw into the arms of Edmonton's John Farhnger. McLaren picked off a Lan- caster toss late in the game to end a Saskatchewan threat and Cutler then added a 27- yard single Cutler, the leading Canadian Football League scorer for the second straight year, also had a 29-yard field goal and made the converts following Roy Bell's six-yard scoring scamper. Calvin Harrell's six- yard touchdown on a pass from Tom Wilkinson and Dupuis' major. Lancaster unloaded scoring passes of 26 yards to Thomp- son, 14 yards to Rhett Dawson and three yards to Al Ford Brian Berg handled the converts and kicked field goals from the 37 and 34. Wilkinson, who completed 16 of 27 passes for 191 yards, sat out part of the second half in favor of Bruce Lemmerman after being shaken up. He returned to finish the game and said he should be ready for the Grey Cup Edmonton coach Ray Jauch said there didn't appear to be any serious injuries to his players. The touchdown by Dupuis appeared to give Edmonton a comfortable margin, but the Roughriders. playing in their ninth consecutive WFC final, refused to quit. EDMONTON 31 First Yards Yards Net Passes Punts PRE-CHRISTMAS Rugs and Upholstery Cleaning Special by Shining Knight Phone 328-8408 See Details In Tues. Herald and Fri. TV Guide Anderson and Rec Blaney sparked the NATT OokpiJts 1n their second win in as mam days over the University oi Tronchnrns in Alberfa College A1hlr1u Henderson Ire Centre The 3-1 in 11 pr-riorj m tfil.mc a f On MT f TT Wally Tunow had a pair of Co.iK lor 1hc Pronghorns while Mike Weisgcrber added 1hc V of 1, 40- The 30 members of the Lethbridge Y Stingrays Swimming Club who journeyed to Calgary Satur- day to compete in the Southern Region Classifica- tion Meet did themselves proud. The Stingrays were only one of 10 teams competing in the meet held at the University of Calgary pool. The meet was so large that many classes included over 15 swimmers. In the girls 10 and under category young Carrie Hughes came away with a pile of ribbons. She won the 100 metre backstroke, was second in the 200 metre breaststroke and placed well in two other events. In the girls 11 and 12 age group Jenny Webking placed in three events and Ann Lynagh showed well in two. Michelle Creighton and Andrea McGarth both did well in the girls 13 and 14 age bracket, placing in the top eight in the butterfly. In senior girls competition Mary Hughes was second in three events, the 200 metre in- dividual medley, the 100 metre butterfly and the 100 metre breaststroke. She also placed in the top six in two other events. Marlene Coulter was third in three events in the same class, the 200 metre individual medley, the 100 metre backstroke and the 100 metre butterfly. She also placed in two other events. Cori Hoselton placed in three events and Mary de Jourdan in one In the boys 10 and under class Warren Rountree was in the top seven in two events. In boys 11 and 12 year old events Jamie Wiskerke was second in three events, the 200 metre medley. 100 metre butterfly and 100 metre backstroke and third in Ihe 100 metre freestyle Brad Koskowich was third in the 100 melre breaststroke and placed well in four other events Carev Rountree was third in the 200 medley and 100 metre butterfly and placed in two other events. Calvin Koskowich also placed in the top five in one event. Gary Greenway placed high in one class in the boys 13 and 14 age group and Ted Hansen finished in the top eight in four events in senior boys com- petition. STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION TONIGHT! P.M. N.A. Title Bout John fjuinn vs Les Thornton Abdullah The Butcher vs Tor Ksmata Kelly Twins vs Lane Sullivan 7 Big Bouts STEEL IT'S THE MAGIC WORD FOR SNOW TIRES TOO. TOYO STEEL BELTED RADIAL WINTER TIRES NOW AVAILABLE AT LEONARDS! LIMITED SUPPLY STEEL UP FOR WINTER. FULLY GUARANTEED. LEONARD TIRE MART 1902 2nd Ave. South LTD. Phone 327-3580 ;