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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDGE H6RA1D Friday, November 27, 1970 Basketball season begins this evening WESTERlTsWEEp'oF HONORS Ron Lancaster, quarterback of the fop Canadian player while Wayne Harris of the Calgary Starnpeders was Saskakh" an Royghriders (centre) ltd a western sweep of the 1970 named the top lineman for the third time. The awards were announced Schenley Awards Thursday night when he was named Canada's out- m Toronto, standing football player. Jim Young of the B.C. Lions, (left) was voted the Harris. Lancaster, Young honored West candidates sweep football awards TORONTO (CP) If Thurs- day's selection of Canada's out- standing football players is a guide, the West is a shoo-in to take the Grey Cup game Satur- day. Western Football Conference players swept the three individ- ual awards. Ron Lancaster, Saskatchewan Roughriders' quarterback, was n a reed Canada's outstanding football player. Linebacker Wayne Harris of Calgary Slam- peders was named the country's outstanding lineman and British Columbia's Jim Young, a run- ning back, took the award for top Canadian, Earlier, Ray Jauch, coach of Edmonton Eskimos, was named coach of the year in the Cana- dian Football League. And Calgary could maintain the Western Conference domina- tion of the CFL awards in 1970 by winning Saturday's game here against the Eastern repre- sentative, Montreal Alouettes. The only individual trophy still to be decided is the Labatt Award, a 1971 model car which goes to the outstanding per- Boys' and Girls' SKATE EXCHANGE SHARPENED SHINED NEW IACES SANITIZED PAIR APPROX, PROFESSIONAL SKATE SHARPENING PER PAIR 500 COOPER SUPER BLADES EACH C.C.M. GLASS WRAPPED CURVED HOCKEY STICKS FRIE ROU OF TAPE WITH EACH STICK EACH C.C.M. HOCKEY HELMETS EACH Check us for Ilia best team prices in Southern Aibcrfa, BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 Open Thurs, Fri, Till 9 p.m. "Serving South Albcrla for over 30 former in the Grey Cup game as selected by reporters cover- ing the national final. It was Lancaster's first triumph in the national balloting although he had been named winner of the Jeff Nicfclin Tro- phy as the WFC's outstanding player on four 1968, 1969 and 1870. Harris is the first in Die 18- year history of the awards to take the outstanding lineman award three times, winning pre- viously in 1965 and 1966. Young, in his fourth year witli the Lions, was (he WFC repre- sentative in ihs top Canadian category last year but lost in the final to four-time winner Kuss Jackson, Ottawa Rough Riders' quarterback. Jackson, now retired, also won the out- standing player award last year before closing out a brilliant 12- year career with Ottawa. The voting was conducted by members of the Football Re- porters of Canada, who earlier conducted poEs to select candi- Delroit rallies for -win Big day for Laiidrys By DICK COUCH Associated Press Sports Writer From Detroit to Dallas, U.S. Thanksgiving Day was a feast for the National Football League Landrys. Greg Landry of Detroit Lions outpitched an NFL super passer for the second time in five days and Tom Landry of Dallas Cow- boys outfoxed Green Bay Pack- ers for the first time in Thurs- day's holiday attractions. Detroit's Landry fired three touchdown passes as the Lions roared from behind to topple Daryle Lamonica and Oakland Raiders 28-14. Dallas Coach Landry, no rela- tion to the Lions' second-year quarterback, called offensive signals from the sideline as his Cowboys finally overcame a longstanding Green Bay hex and bounced the Packers 16-3. The victories enhanced the Lions' and Cowboys' playoff hopes while endangering Oak- land's perch atop the American Football Conference's Western Division and dropping the fad- ing Packers below the .500 mark. Kansas City's defending Super Bowl champions, now just one game off Oakland's pace in the AFC West, can tie for the lead with a victory over visiting San Diego Sunday. Detroit is virtually out of reach of first-place Minnesota in the National Conference's Cen- tral Division. But the Lions' 7-4 record keeps them in contention for the playoff spot which goes to the second place 'club with the best wan-lost mark in the NFC. Dallas, also 7-4, could contest Detroit for that post-season berth if the Cowboys are unable to overtake first-place St. Louis, 7-2-1, in the NFC Eastern Divi- sion race, Minnesota puts a seven-game winning streak on the line at New York-against the always- formidable Jets Sunday while St. Louis, which hasn't allowed a touchdown in four consecutive games, plays Philadelphia at home. Elsewhere Sunday, Los Ange- Moore's Esso Service Cor, 3rd Ave, and Mayor Magralh Drive WE NEVER CLOSE OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY Your Headquarters For: imperial Oil Products d Fishing licences Sterso Tapes Garden Supplies Ccmpfire Equipment fishing Supplies Supplies For your headquarters for: HUNTING LICENCES and AMMUNITION We Now Fill Propane Bottles MOORE'S ESSO SERVICE Corner 3rd Avenue and Mayor Ma0raih Drive Phone 327-1046 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. licensed Mechanic On Monday thru Friday. les is at San Francisco in a showdown for the NFC West lead, Cleveland risks its AFC Central edge at Pittsburgh, the New York Giants visit Washing- ton, Chicago is at Baltimore, New Orleans at Cincinnati, Den- ver at Houston and Boston at Buffalo. Atlanta entertains Miami Monday night, completing the NFL's llth week of the season. The Lions spotted Lamonica t w o first-quarter touchdown passes to Fred Biletnikoff, then stopped the AFC's leading pas- ser cold while Landry mounted an overwhelming counter-at- tack. He hit Allie Taylor with a 12- yard scoring pass and flipped 20 yards to Charlie Sanders, who made a diving catch, for an- other touchdown to knot it at 14-all before the halftime break. Then he tossed a six-yard pass to Sanders, who made an- other acrobatic grab, in the final quarter before sending Mel Farr li yards on the ground for the wrap-up score. Labor Club impressive In the only game staged in the City Recreation Hockey League last night a short- handed Labor Club bounced the league leading M K Generals with an impressive 7-3 victory. Grant Harrington and Lome Gray banged in two goals in leading the Club to their vic- tory while singletons came off the sticks of Don Bruehet, Stan Maxwell and Al Rowntree. For the Generals Norm Brayse, Lloyd Yamagishi and Tex Wiebe managed a goal each m a losing cause. The clubs were tied 2-2 after the first period, but the Labor Club went ahead 5-3 after the second. dates from each "of the nine CFL cities. An earlier tabula- tion narrowed the candidates down to one in each of the three categories from the two confer- ences. Lancaster, who won through the selection defeated ace receiver and kicker Tommy Joe Coffey of Hamilton Tiger- Cats, the CFL's all-time scoring leader with 847 points. Coffey has reached the final ballot on two other occasions without whining. He represented the West in 1962, losing to George Dixon of Montreal, and in 1967 trailed Peter Liske, Cal- gary quarterback, in the final ballot. Coffey, who Has also caught more passes than anyone in CFL history and is just a few yards shy of becoming the car- eer leader in pass yardage, said the tension of the past three days has been like nothing he's experienced. TOUGH ON TOMMY JOE "My hands were just like he said, extending trem- bling hands straight in front of him. "Waiting all that tune and knowing I had lost." How did he know? "You've got to be kidding. A pass receiver beat out a quart- erback? Not a chance." Harris topped defensive tac- kle Angelo Mosca of Hamilton, whose only previous nomination was a first-ballot selection in 1963. Young topped Montreal's out- standing defensive halfback, Al Fhaneuf, 1969's rookie of the year in the east. Lancaster, WFC passing leader this year with 175 com- pletions of 330 attempts for yards, said later he didn't really expect to win in view of Cof- fey's all-round talent. Coffey, whose pass-catching and place-kicking talents car- ried him to the EFC scoring title this year witW 113 points, expressed disappointment i n losing to Lancaster but said Ihere was some solace in that "it's always nice to lose to somebody else who wears a crewcut." THANKS PAP.KER While receiving his award, Young expressed thanks to three people: his coach, Jackie Parker; team-mate and quart- erback Paul Brothers for throw- ing passes to him; and Jacksor "for retiring so I could win it." Harris felt an added thrill to this year's award in that it was the first time the lineman award has been won three times by the same person. The Southern Alberta "A" Boys Basketball League will open their 1970-71 season with all six teams in action tonight. Meanwhile the University of -Blhbridge Chinooks have a change in their schedule as they ravel to Calgary on November 23 instead of hosting the Dino- saurs in Lethbridge. The Uni- versity of Calgary will come to Lethbridge January 15, 1971 in- stead. In the past years the Ray- mond Comets have dominated the high school basketball scene, but this may not be the case this season. The Comets will be joined once again in the league by the Magrath Zeniths, LCI Rams, Catholic Central Cougars, Med- cine Hat High School and the Cardston Cougars who all are out to win tneir share of games. Tonight Medicine Hat travels .0 Cardston, Magrath visits the Rams while Catholic Cen- tal will host the defending champion Comets. All "A" games are set for an 8 p.m. start with a "B" game preceding at Taking a trip back into the past, the Comets have an en- viable record to say the least. In the past nine years they have Alberta "A" champion- ship on five occasions picking up their titles in 1962, 64, 67, 68, and last year. Besides being defending champions they have already chacked up one pre-season tour- nament. Last weekend the Com- ets won the Magrath Pre sea- son tournament which included other league members such as !te Cardston Cougars, Rams and Zeniths. Coach Gibb feels the league will be tougher this year as he has only two players back from last years list in Harry Wil- liams and Lloyd Fairbanks. On the other hand Zenith coach Hay Stephenson feels his club will be tough contenders this year having six returnees. Meanwhile Cardston coach Blame Bunnage will have three back from last season. The Cougars, after dropping a de- cisive setback to the host Zen- iths in the Magrath tourney fin- ished third behind the Zeniths and the Comets as they shaded the LCI Rams 40-38 in their final. Rams under coach Hugh Tamblyn, came home from Magrath empty handed, but were close. After a romping over lire Milk River Comets and losing two tough ones, 46-41 against Raymond and their loss to the Cougars hey can be considered as con- enders once the league gets under way. The other Lethbridge entry, he CCHS Cougars will be re- building, but with Dean Dahl at the reins the Cougars could >c a surprise club when the RECALL TWO DETROIT (AP) Detroit Red Wings of the National lockey League recalled two layers from American Hockey clubs in Springfield, ilass., and Baltimore. General manager Sir Abel said Wednesday the Wings have recalled right winger Doug Vol- nar, 25, from Springfield and defenceman Jim Niekamp from Baltimore. ANOTHER LOSS CARTAGENA, Colombia (CP) Guatemala defeated Canada 10-1 Thursday in the world ama- :eur baseball championships, landing the Canadians their sixth loss in six games. The Guatemalans, who have a ..2 wpn-lost record, git to start- ing pitcher Les Lisowski of Win- nipeg for six runs, three of ;hem unearned, in the first six innings. SHOW POWER Texas' top-ranked Longhorns walloped Texas A and M S2-14 Thursday for their 29th consecu- tive victory while Mississippi State achieved its first winning season in seven years by upend- ing Mississippi 19-14 in United States college football action. Villanova shaded Temple 31- 26 in the only other Thanksgiv- ing Day tussle involving major college teams. JEAN IN HOSPITAL MONTREAL CCP) Veteran centre Jean Beliveau has been sent to hospital with circulatory trouble in his right leg, Mont- real Canadiens announced Thursday. A spokesman for the National Hockey League club said Beli- veau will miss the Canadiens' NAMED TO ny Bright, a halfback with Edmonton Eskimos in the 1950's was one of three men named to the football hall of fame Thursday. Weather picture improves little TORONTO (CP) The weather office Thursday re ported that forecasts now indi cate wanner temperatures thai had previously been expected for Grey Cup day Saturday. The forecast for the playing o! the football championship game had been for temperatures it the 30s but this has been revised to the low 40s with cloudy skies JUNIOR T HOCKEY LETHBRIDGE ARENA LETHBRIDGE SUGAR KINGS RED DEER RUSTLERS SATURDAY, NOV. P-M_ SUNDAY, NOV. P.M. ADMISSION PRICES ADULTS S1.25 STUDENTS with cardi if CHILDREN 256 Advance tickets on Salo at Simpsons-Scars Friday p.m., Saturday 2-4 p.m. Icapue ECU down to business. Medicine Hat has been absent from the league 'for a couple years, but feel they ii'i've strengthened and are ready for "A" competition. All clubs are hopeful as new year opens this evening but it all boils down to the same old story. The red and white Raymond Comets we still the team to beat. Short sport next, two games, against Pitts- burgh Penguins Saturday and Detroit Red Wings Sunday. Beliveau currently leads tha Montreal team in scoring with 21 points, including five goals and 16 asists. SIX INTERESTED? HALIFAX (CP) Sam Pol- lock, general manager of Mont- real Canadiens of the National Hockey League, said Thursday that negotiations are under way with "five or six" other NHL clubs for retired centre Ralph Backstrom. Minor hockey The Flyers edged by the Blues 3-2 in Pee Wee action Thursday. Wesley Findlay, Glen Garry and John DeHeer scored for the winners while Mike Goluk scored twice for the Blues. Donald Wright notched a pair of markers as the Rangers took a 5-1 Bantam B decision from the Ramblers. Greg Babino, Handy Layden and Sheldon Kelly also scored for the Rangers. Dale Slusar avert- ed a shutout for the Ramblers with a second period goal. Three period goals carried the Black Hawks to a 4-1 Ban- tam A win over the Marlins. Larry Yanosik led' the winners with two goals. Singletons went to Larry Lennox and Hawsal. Leroy Pavan accounted for the lone Marlin marker. 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