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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 'lit UlHBRIDGt HERALD Wednesday, Novomboi 25, 19X0 Raymond Cornels defending champions h school hoop season goes Friday The Southern Allicrla "A" Boys Basketball U'aguc kicks off aiiolhcr season Friday eve- ning and for five (cams Ilirir olijcclivc is the simo. All five clubs are out to unseal Hie Ray- mond Cornels. It's an old story that the op- position hates success and Bob Gibb and his Cornels have eii- joyud a great deal of success. Comets will be joined once again in the league by Magraih Zeniths, Cardston Cougar s, Catholic Central Cougars, Leth- bridge Collegiate Rams and Medicine Hat High School. Friday evening a full slate of games is scheduled. Medicine Hat travels to Cardston, Jla- jtrath visits LCI while Catholic Central is at home to Raymond All "A" games arc set for an 8 p.m. start with a "B" game preceding at Cornels have an enviable rec- ord to say the least. When one talks of a dynasty it could very easily refer to the Comets and southern Alberta basketball as well as the game on a pro- vincial level. Cornels, in Ihe past nine years, have won the Alberta "A" championship on five occa- sions. Only one oilier (cam, tho Hams, of the same league has won a provincial tille. The Hams did it in 1365. Three (itles won their titles In 1962, M, 67, GO and last year, 1970. The next champion will be the 1971 vvin- j nor. I went to Calgary teams. Comets Ciibb and his chargers havo to be given lliu inside track on iho league title. Besides being defending champs they have already chalked, up one tourna- ment victory in pre-season play. Last weekend the Comets won the lUagrath invitalional and included in the tournament entries were Cardston and LCI as well as the Zeniths. If there is one thing missing in Ihe Raymond line-up it is a Tolleslrup. In each ot the Com- et championships there was at least one Totlestrup in the liue- up. Gibb feels tlie league will be tougher tliis year as he only has two players back from last year, Gary Williams and Lloyd Fairbanks. If the pro-season nod is up for grabs il could very easily be the Magrath Zenillis who will turn (he trick of upending Hie Comets. Hay Stephenson has six back from last year's, club and feels lie will be heard from during the season. Cardslon, coached by Elaine Bunnage, will have three back from 1969-70. The Cougars, af- ter dropping a decisive setback to the host Zeniths in the Ma- grath tourney finished third behind the Zeniths and Comets as they shaded LCI Bams 40-38 in the final. Rams, under Hugh Tamblyn, came home from Magrath empty-handed but were close. After romping past Milk River Cornels 50-29 in their first game the Hams lost 45-11 to the Raymond Comets ami then were edged in the Battle for laird place. It will be a rebuilding year at Catholic Central but coach Dean Dahl could surprise when the league gets down to busi- ness. Medicine Hat has been ab- sent from the league for a cou- ple of years but, feel they have strengthened and are ready for "A" competition again. All clubs are hopeful as Uie new year draws nearer but it all boils down to the same old story. The red and white Hay- mond Comets are still the club to teat. The annual e i g h t-team LCI Invitational tournament, is scl to get under way next Friday afternoon. Teams from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Brit i s h Colum- bia and Montana will take part in the two-day affair. Officials announced the open- ing draw today. Action gels un- der way Friday at 4 p.m. with K r e m 1 i n, Montana meeting Campion College of H e g i n a, Sask. Magralh Zeniths meet Edmonton at with the de- fending champion Raymond Cornels tangling with Trail Hawks at The final game of the day sees the host LCI Rams meeting Calgary at nine o'clock. Action picks up Saturday morning at with the tour- nament final set for 9 p.m. Stampeder quarterback confident g has become No. HEISMAN back-, looks c! College footbal WINNER-Jim Plunkelt, Stanford quarter- the Heisman Trophy he won Tuesday as ll's outstanding performer. _ CALGARY (CP) When i ere as they head for Saturday's Jerry Williams was coach ot i Grey Cup game against Mont- Calgary Stampeders, he said I real Alouettes. s second-string quarterback Jerry! Critics admitted Keeling was one of the greatest defensive halfbacks ever to knock down a Keeling had "all you need to be number one." Williams left two years ago for the League, National Football but Keeling now is number one with the Stamped- pass in tlie Canadian Football Lengue and he was thought lo be an ideal backup man if Peter Liske, the Stampeders quarter- back in those days, should be ill or injured. But they openly doubled Reeling's ability to be a first-stringer. Last Sunday at Regina, when the Stampeders eliminated Sas- katchewan Roughriders from the western playoffs with a i5-i4 squeaker, it was Keeling at the helm. SKEKING FIGHT HOUSTON iAP; Hay Hof- hoinz, head of Astrodome enter- prises, and Astrodome Champi- onship Enterprises. Inc.. are trying desperately to bring the impending Muhammad Ali-Joe F r a z i e r world heavyweight championship fight lo Ihe Astro- dome in mid-February BARKER APPOINTED TORONTO (CP) Don Bar- ker of Vancouver has been ap- pointed referee for the Grey Cup football game Saturday at the Canadian National Exhibi- tion Stadium. AGREE TO TERMS NEW ORLEANS fAPi Sev- enth-ranked Tennessee and the Air Force Academy, which raiiks 12th among Uie nation's collegiate football teams, signed contracts Tuesday to play in the Sugar Bowl here New Year's Day SENT TO HOSPITAL NEW YORK (AP) Arnie Brown, New Vork Hangers' de- fenceman, was sent to hospital Tuesday for possible internal bleeding and will be out of ac- tion for t o n i g h t's National Hockey League game at Phila- delphia. if BAN ATHLETES VIENNA (AP) Czechoslo- vakia Tuesday banned its ath- letes from going to Western countries. Coachc-.. and trainers Tuesday as commissioner of i were given a of two years to work in "capitalist" NEW COMMISSIONER BOISE, Idaho (AP) Jon Roning, athletic director at the University of South Dakota for the last 10 years was selected if wasn't any fun losing Des jar dins almost quit up with a good team tliis year, but I was discouraged when we Hamilton in the filial game of the season. That meant we had to go to Toronto, But the team was sure of 'one thing if we beat Toronto, Uiere was no way we could lose to Hamilton in the final" the Big Sky Athletic Confer- ence. countries. UP TO OU70 ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS a FREE INSTAllAtiON 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFRERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES AU AT irauTB INSTALLATIONS 509 6th Avenue South Phone 328-8134 MONTREAL Desjardins suffered through five losing years with Montreal ouettcs and although he doesn't discourage easily, he camo quite, close to quitting the East- ern Football Conference club last fall. But now the patience seems to have paid off as Desjardins and his team-males prepare for their Grey Cup meeting with Calgary Stampeders Saturday. Desjardins had taken a job as a sales manager with a tobacco company and found it was tak- ing quite a bit his time. "Football was starting to lose its said Desjardins. j "The only thing that kept me in 1 the game was Sam (head coach RECUNA (CP) Sports edi- Ron Campbell says Laiie scored major When lie got the job, 1 wanted to play again." Desjardins feels that the new management, headed by owner tor Ron Campbell of The Re- gina Leader-Post says films of the Western Football Confer- ence playoff final Sunday show Sam Berger, has given the AI- Saskatchewan Roughriders ouettcs the impetus to bring quarterback Gary Lane scored them to the top. a third-quarter touchdown. "We always ha" pretty good ball players, but there was something missing. I remember before the game, we would get together and tell ourselves that we were going to play for our- selves. 'FILLED WITH CLIQUES' "Those teams were filled with cliques. Goldie (termer defen- sive coach Ralph Goldston) had his boys, and the defence fought i He said in a column today j the films show that Lane was not out of bounds on a 12-yard end sweep and that Lane ear- ried the ball into Hie end zone two plays later and is shown sitting inside the goal line with the ball in front of his body. Officials held that Lane step- ped out of bounds at the Cal- with Uie offence, guys were al- ways complaining. Now we're together. We've got a great team. "I knew that would come SWEATER ary Stampeders one yard line on the sweep and that Lane did not cross the goal line on the quarterback keeper. Lane fum- bled on first and third down and Saskatchewan failed to score. Stampeders won the game 15- 14 on Larry Robinson's field goal in the last seconds ot play and took the series two games to one, to earn the right to meet Montreal Alouettes in Toronto Saturday in the Grey Cup final. Campbell says "While the game films won't change the final score, they certainly in- dicate that the work turned in by the game officials was cer- tainjy not of the cal'bre one would expect in a professional football playoff game." So Uie Aloueltes, because they beat Hamilton, arc making an- other trip to time for the national championship. Etcheverry was scheduled to put his charges through a work- out this morning and then they were to be feted at a pep rally at downtown Place Ville Marie before heading for'Toronto. COLD BOTHERS SAM Eteheverry ran his charges through a workout Tuesday hut it was distinguished mainly by the cold weather. After the practice the coach said he pre- ferred the wet conditions- and mud in which ills team played their two EFC playoff, games against Hamilton. "That field was getting pretty hard out there this said Elcheverry. "f liear it's supposed to be about 25 down in Toronto. "We are having some broom ball shoes sent along just in ease we come up with a frozen field this weekend. But I'm really hoping for warmer weather. We didn't slip around that much in the mud." The forecast for the Grey Cup weekend is wet snow or rain Friday continuing into the early part of Saturday with afternoon temperatures Saturday a little above freezing. Elks, Warriors tangle touiglit LeUibridge Elks and War- riors, the two local entries in the Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League, will do battle this evening in a regular league encounter. Warriors, who are unbeaten in the league thus far, and Elks have ir.et once before this season in exhibition play with the Warriors emerging w i t a decisive victory. The game is set for Iho Civic i Centre at Choose from ci wide selection of sweaters in. all the latest shades. Complete size range. NOW 406- 13th St. N. Phone 327-7610 m 71 CORTSHA gives 30 plus miles per gallon v7 Belter Stability Front Disc Brakes V Easy Handling Lower Maintenance Costs v' Durability Plus mqny more features F.O.8. LETHBRIDGE 00 tl Per Monlh 0, O.A-C. CTCOLLeae h AVINUE i ifh STRtET, r, STRUT t. lid UTH6RIOGE, AUEfctA, Four days earlier, in the sec- ond game of the. oest-of-three playoffs, he had fumbled the ball and Saskatchewan's Fd McQuarters recovered and scored a touchdown. Keeling was miserable. SWING PASS CLICKS Sunday, it was a swing pass to Hugh McKinnis from Keeling that put Calgary within field POUL PETEKSKN goal distance for the three points that gave them Ihe west- em championship in the closing seconds ot play. "I thought about il and thought about said Keeling in an interview Tuesday. "I felt that U we didn't win on Sunday it was my fault that we didn't get into the Grey Cup, that I'd let tlie whole team down. "The biggest problem I had was to gst myself to stop worry- ing about what had happened." He said he had doubts about j NATIONAL LEAGUE the swing pass play "right after it happened." "Maybe I should have run it and gone for the field goal from there. Even if we'd only gotten a single out of it we would have gone into overtime and I think we could have beaten them. West "f didn't think they would chiogo 11 Badminton matches set Four members of the Danish Thomas Cup badminton team will be in action tonight at the I-ethbridge Community College gym at eight o'clock. Co-sponsored by the LCC and the Let h bridge Badminton Club the matches will involve Elo Hansen, Klaas Kaagaard, Tom Backer and Foul PeUrsen, all world-class players. Hansen and Kaagaard are skilled sin- gles players while Bacher and Petersen are the current All England doubles champions. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES Bosfon New York Montreal A Pis 5 49 11 I Division W L T 12 i 3 12 4 2 .10 S 3 63 46 9 10 3 67 74 t 10 3 55 63 5 13 1 55 74 Ontario Junior A, I London 5 Niagara Palis 1 9 3 7 48 37 Pittsburgh Los Angeles California ALBERTA JUNIOR i 13 2 44 75 Calgary Lethbridge Red Deer L t F ft P t 3 99 64 6 3 106 66 3 4 06 59 NHL LEADERS G A .14 21 blitz, and they didn't. But I feel they would be playing back enough to slop Uie pass." The play broke for 18 yards and Larry, Robinson dropped the ball between tlte uprights de- spite a brisk cross-wind. FLY EAST TODAY The Stampeders were lo leave by air today tor Toronto Lo begin practice for the Grey Cup. Even getting in shape for the game Saturday will not be easy. The Stampeders, as well as being plagued by tlie after-ef- fects of frostbite from the Re- gtoa game where temperatures were near zero, have a few inju- ries. Trainer Larry Chaee said de- fensive end Craig Kotoan has a braised shoulder and a hip in- jury and a number of other players have assorted bruises and bumps. Wide receiver Uriel Johnson has a knee problem and flanker Gerry Shaw is both- ered by a pulled leg muscle. There also is the spectre in- fluenza, something that all but flattened the Stampeders just, JUBJW before they met Ottawa Rough victoria 8 NOT....... Riders and lost the 1868 Grey Cup. "Just about everybody on the club had something said Chace, commenting on [lie Eegina game. "After having played'under those adverse con- d i t i o n s we have lo guard against tlie fta bug. "It could become a problem. A lot of the guys now have colds." loshawa 5 Hamilton Southern Ontario Junior Guelph 12 Branltord 5 Cesitril Junior Smiths Falls 5 Brockvme I Hul! 4 Quebec Junler Quebec 6 St. Jerome 2 Trols-Rivieres 8 Shawinigan 4 Juniar Frededcton 4 SUSSBK 2 Ontario-Quebec Toronlo 4 Gueiph S SOCCER STANDINGS ENGLISH LEAGUE Division 13 0 1 35 II 5 J 35 IS 5 3 30 8 7 3 SS is Plni 35 13 58 21 16 25 23 31 21 4J 20 2 Esposito, Bos Hodge. Bos orr, Bos........ Hull, Chi....... Delvecchlo, Det McKenlie, fics MaKi, Van Ratelle, NY..... CampBetl, Chi Bel'iveau, Mil 4 14 K 10 HOCKEY SCORES National Pittsburgh 4 Toronto 4 Boston 5 St. Lotiis 5 Vancouver 3 Minnesota 3 Eastern Charlotte 7 Nashville 2 Syracuse 3 .Jacksonville 2 Alberta Senior Calgary 5 Edmonton 1 Saskatchewan senior Moose 5 Reglna 4 Saskatoon 9 Yorklon 3 Kamlcops 4 Saskatchewan Junior Wcyburn 9 Humboldt 1 Regina S Fort Qu'Appells S Western Canatts Bramlori 4 Calgery 2 Winnipeg 9 Regina 1 Medicine Haf 4 Swift current Tottenham Chelsea Man Ciiy Leicester Lukm Cardiff Hull Sheffield U SCOTTISH LEAGUE 10 14 27 H 25 17 24 57 3J 9 2 31 22 Celtic...... Aberdeen Rangers Si- Johnstons Falklfk W T L F A Pts 3 14 13 IS 12 H East FUs Arbrostli AlbJOfi Forfar SSranrasr MENS CITV DARTS Lazzarotto Onofrychuk Lazaruk Vipofid Russiing Frill Field...... Bodie M. Johnson Peacock james Meyers S. Johnson Durina La Fournfer Wolstcncroii Sasner ,1 35 3 41 J5 7J n n 3 4 11 14 U Canadians just miss CABTAGENA, Colombia (CP) Canada's national baseball team carried the strong United States team into JO innings Tuesday before bowing 4-3. It was the U.S. squad's fifth con- secutive victory and Canada's fourth loss in four games in the world amateur baseball champi- onships. The Canadians scored llirce runs in Uie ninth inning to tie the contest. But an unearned run ij> the 10th, driven home by Roger Schmuck off reliever Murray Gage-Cole of Vancou- ver, decided tlie issue. Tile team, built around Victo- ria Centennials, was handcuffed for eight innings by the U.S. starter, Burt Hooten, who gave up only one hit and struck out 16, including the first 11 Cana- dian baiters. The only hit off him by catcher Yves J card of Montreal, who had two in the g.'iinc. HOT DEALS ON PRICED FROM WINTER TIRES 14-20 6.50x13 Biackwall ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPUTE TIRE SALES SERVICE 403 lit South Numi 3J7-6S86 ;