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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Two games on tap High School league opens The 1972-73 Southern Alberta "A" Boy's High School Basket- ball League season will official- ly get underway with three games tonight. The defending champion Catholic Central Cougars will entertain Cardston to open their season against the Cougars while the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Rams will be at home to host the Magrath Zeniths. Sooiiers gained revenge By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oklahoma Sooners gained re- venge in one of the two big Thanksgiving Day college foot- ball games Thursday. The Sooners came from be- hind to defeat Nebraska Corn- huskers 17-14 while Texas Long- horns trampled traditional ri- vals Texas A and M 38-3. In last year's game, Ne- braska, the Big Eight champs and ranked No. 1 at the time, knocked off then-No. 2 Okla- homa 35-31 in Norman, Olda., and went on to the national championship. Defences dominated the firsl half, with the only score coming as a result of a fumble. Okla- homa's Kenneth Pope couldn't handle a Nebraska punt, the Cornhuskers recovered, and went on to score on a 14-yard run by Bill Olds. Another fumbled punt set up Nebraska's other touchdown. In the third period, Jerry List of Nebraska took the hall away from Oklahoma's Joe Wylie on the Sooner 24, and Dave Goellcr scored from the one. Then Oklahoma quarterback Dave Robertson went to the pass. He led a 76-yard scoring drive that look 11 plays. He then connected with freshman Tinker Owens on a 22-yard scor- ing pass to tie the score 14-11 A fumble by Nebraska quar- terback Dave Humm set up Rick Fulcher's game-winning field goal from 41 yards in the final period. Canadians even mark MANAGUA, Nicaragua (CP) Canada evened its record In the 20th world amateur baseball tournament Thursday night, beating Honduras 3-1 behind the six-hit pitching of Glenn Scott of Minnedosa, Man. The Canadians got all the runs they needed in the first in- ning when a fielder's choice with the bases loaded scored one run and catcher Bruce Gul- lett of Edmonton singled home another. The win was the fourth for Canada against four losses. Canada defeated winless Italy 3-1 Wednesday night as Garth Neville of Binscarth, Man., went the route and allowed seven hits for his second win. Cuba and Nicaragua are lied for first place each with perfect 7-0 records. The United States, knocked out of the undefeated ranks by Japan 3-0 Wednesday, bounced back lo trip the Do- minican Republic 7-3Thursday. The Raymond Comets will roiuid out the "A" boy's com- petition as they visit the Mo- hawks in Medicine Hat. All games are slated for eight o'clock. Meanwhile according to a few officials in the League, the Magrath Zeniths and LCI Rams are the two teams most likely to dethrone the CCHS Cougars this season. In pre season competition, the Zeniths sport a 3-0 record while the Rams are 2-2. Rick Ponomar, who earned the most valuable player award in the Magrath Invitational Basketball Tournament 1 ast weekend, will lead the Zenith's attack this year along with an other veteran, John Baldcrson. The Zeniths finished with a 5-5 record In the 1971-72 season and have higher expectations in the coming season. At LCI, the green and gold Rams will have a new coach for the 1972-73 year. Jim Whitelaw will replace Hugh Tamblyn as head coach while Tamblyn will step down to handle the Colts. Whitelaw will have four vet- erans to work with, led by Kelly Strong. Strong has had a few years under his belt now and is ex- pected to carry much of the load for the Rams. Other veterans joining Strong include Wes Olsen, Joe Shackle- fcrd and Craig Andrews. The CCHS Cougars will have their hands full in defending their title this year. Coach Dean Dahl, who led his chargers to a 10-0 record lasl year and the Alberta "A" Boys' basketball Championship title, could be in trouble. The only thing that could pos- sibly save the Cougars this year Is the experience play of Peter Sikora and Randy Royer. Sikora and Royer have guided the Cougars for the past few seasons and will be called upon to do the same once again. Meanwhile the Southern Al- berta "B" Boy's Basketball League season also opens to- night. The CCHS Flyers will face the Wildcats in Cardston, LCI Colls host the Magralh Eagles and the Raymond Mustangs will meet the Redskins in Medicine Hat. All games are set to go at p.m. Minor hockey LeRoy Pavan and Lome Osmond scored two goals apiece and led the A.C.T. Ban- lam Reps lo a G-l victory over the Royals in Midget action Thursday night. Tom Block and Keith Miya- shiro chipped in with a goal each while Erl Yclowega re- plied for Ihe Royals. In Bantam "B" play, Brent Hamillon scored three goals to give the Blades a 5-5 tie with the Eagles. Randy Provik and Walter Moutina added solo markers in Ihe draw. Tom De Jager. Gary Taka- hashl, Andrew Prokop, Brent Eelsher and Toby Goodstrikcr tallied for the Eagles. ATTENTION FIGURE SKATERS Bert and Mac's Now Carry A Full Line of WIFA FIGURE SKATES VIDIBONA DEUJXE CHAMPION SUPER GOLD STAR HAND CRAFTED IN AUSTRIA 5QQ SCO Price! Rnnfle From........ W W TO 9 w Figure Skate Blades By MK RINK MASTER SINGLE STAR PROFESSIONAL 9.95 Pair 14.95 P0ir 29.50 Pair BERT AND MAC'S CYCLE 913 3rd 5. PH. 3J7-3J21 Closed Monday Thursday and Friday Till p.m. "SERVING S. ALBERTA FOR OVER 35 YEARS" Friday, November 24, 1972 THE LETHIKIDGE HERALD Pronghorns at home Monday CARR CROWDED Gene Carr of the New York Rangers finds the going a bit rough as Jim Schoenfeld of the Buffalo Sabres pins him against Ihe boards in Nalional Hoc- key League action Friday night. Sabres upset the Rangers 5-3. (AP Wirepholc.) Hull did all he could Orr makes difference By THE CANADIAN PRESS Bad news for the rest of the National Hockey League: Things are getting back to nor- mal with Boston Bruins. Botiby Orr led the club to vic- tory Thursday night, Phil Espo- sito is leading the league in scoring and they've come up with a hot-scoring rookie. So far this year, the Stanley Cup champions have been a so- so club with Orr out of the lineup and Esposito off to a slow start. They also lost iivs of lasl year's club, either in the draft or (n the World Hockey Association. Gone are Eddie Westfall, De- rek Sanderson, John McKcnzie, Gerry Cheevers and Ted Green, However, Thursday nigiit, Orr looked like the superstar of old, scored two goals as the Bruins knocked off California Golden Seals 4-2. Esposito picked up two assists and look over the NHL scoring lead with 32 points, one more than Jacques Lemaire of Montreal Canadiens. SHEPPARD SCORES NO. 9 And Greg Sheppard scored his ninth goal in 11 bad for a left winger playing m his first NHL season. The 25- year-old scored 41 goals for Ok- lahoma City last year and was named the Central Hockey League's Most Valuable Player. In the only other game Thurs- day, Buffalo Sabres upset New York Rangers 5-3. In Boston. Sheppard scored the game's first goal, but Bert Marshall lied it up for Ihe Seals about mzdivay through Ihe first period. Then On- went to work, rif- ling home a '15-foot Elapshol from the point on a power play as the period ended 2-1. The league's lop defenceman, who returned to action last weekend after knee surgery in the sum- mer, fired home another long slapshot for the only goal of the second period. Rick Smith scored on a power play in the third and the Seals were still in contention, thanks to the netmindmg of Gilles Me- loclie. However, Mike Walton salted the game away for the Bruins with a goal at of the last period. Canucks earn late victory CALGARY (CP) Roger Bourque fired Ihe winning goal with 30 seconds remaining Tliursday to lead Calgary Ca- nucks to a 7-6 viclory over Drumheller Falcons in an Al- berta Junior Hockey Lea gue game. Earlier Calgary goals were shared by Brad Robson, Roger Lamoureux, Dale Eloschuk, Elaine McLeod. Greg Smith and Warren Cook as Ihe Ca- nucks led 4 2 and 5 4 by periods. Ryan Wecker and Gary Bern- bridge had two goals each for Drumheller, which was oul- shot 33 32. Ken Nelson and Grant Pushie added a goal each. In Edmonton Reg Kinch scor- ed goals in the third period to give Red Deer Rustlers a 2-2 overtime lie wilh Edmonton Ilels. The Mets had taken a 2-0 lead in the second on goals by Sid Rayner and Gord Brima- combe after a scoreless first period. Bobby Hull came back and Winnipeg Jels are glad he did, but a minor league veteran stole the Golden Jet's thunder Thursday night. Hull was back in uniform in the World Hockey Association after missing Tuesday's game because of legal problems. Ant he scored a power-play goal to send Ihe Winnipeg-Houston game into overtime. However, Keke Mortson, a 38- year-old who has kicked around the minor leagues for years scored in overtime to give UK Acros a 6-5 decision over Hull and his Jet mates. In olher action, Chicago Cou gars thrashed the Nationals 8-1 in Ottawa and Minnesota Fight- ing Saints scored a 4-3, home decision over Los Angeles Sharks. BOSTON 4 CALIFORNIA J First Period 1. Boston, Sheppan 9 lO'Reilly, Marcolle) 2. Cali- fornia, Marshall 1 (LeacnJ 3 Boston, Orr 3 (Esposilo, Bucyk) Penalties Palrick O'Reilly Marshall O'Reilly, R Smith Second period 4, Boston, Orr (Hodge, Esposilo) Penalties Vadnais Masshall Third Period 5. California, R Smith 3 fj. Johnston, Croleau) 10-07; 6. Boston, Walton 9 (Bucyk, Stanfleld) Penalties Vadnais, Graves minor malor shots on goal byt California 4 S 1 Boston 12 BUFFALO 5 N.Y. RANGERS 3 First Period 1. Rangers, Ralelle 7