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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, November 30, 1974 I'ronghorns dump taller Calgary club 96-82 PRONGHORNS RICHARD FOGGO GLIDES TOWARDS THE BASKET ON A DRIVE Reeder top roper at Regina R EC IN A Brian CLuDool of Saskatoon was honoied night as the top dil round at the four Regina rodeo earned the largest share of a payoff bj finishing second in two events bareback riding and bull riding Most of the other events were dominated by Albertans Winners uere Tommy Bews Pekisko saddle bronc riding Mel Hyland Ponoka bareback Leo Brown Czar bull riding Bill Reeder Card- Southern Alberta Juvenile League SUNDAY, DEC. 1st 2 p.m. Henderson Arena LETHBRIDGE WARRIORS vs OKOTOKS JUVENILES Adults Students 50e Children 25c MIDGET SPUD LEAGUE TONITE SAT, NOV 30th 8-30 p m. Adams Arena LETHBRIDGE COLTS vs REDCLIFF MIDGETS ston calf roping Ken Guenther Monitor steer wrestling Jamie Dee Anderson 13 of Regina won the barrel racing championship and Calgarv residents Bob Wmthrop and Rudv Ewenson combined for the national team roping title About 13 000 fans watched the four day rodeo J AND M WIN In Industrial Hockey League action Fndav night J and M Electric defeated Knights of Columbus 5-3 Canadian Western Natural Gas rr> bested Bendix 4-3 in a Thursday night encounter In action Thursday night AGT edged Hamilton Floors 3-2 Upholstery Cleanei this Gift List for the Motorist Litter containers Tissue dispensers Rear view mirrors Tubular clothes rods Thermometer Interior car warmers Engine block heaters Battery warmers Oelco radios and rear seat speakers Portable spotlights Bumper guards Luggage carriers Ski racks Trailer hitches carrier for your vz ton Tear strip bumpers Seat covers Car care products Polishes Waxes Cleaners Spray 9 products BENY CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE Front bumper lire QM PARTS DISTRIBUTORS 2nd Ave. and 8th Street S. Phone 328-1101 Press cuts Dinosaurs down to size By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer As expected, the big guys did some damage, but a varie- ty of full and half court presses more than made up for that Friday night as the University of Lethbndge Pronghorns took a 96-82 deci- sion from the University of Calgary Dinosaurs in Canada West basketball play Calgary s 6'8" centre Lyle Leslie racked up 28 points, mostly on rebounds and easy inside chances, but the locals broke open a close game in the second half with their presses, to the delight of 300 spectators at the U of L gymnasium The Pronghorns led the see saw game 44-41 at halftime, but trailed 62-61 with 11 and a half minutes remaining However, a half court squeeze forced the Dinosaurs into five straight turnovers, and then Robin Fry sent his boys back into their 1-1-2 full- court press, and they never looked back Sparked by guards Richard Foggo and Joey Shackleford, and forward Curt Wolsey, the Pronghorns built up a ten point lead in just three minutes Then Phil Letham hit a 20 footer, stole the ball to drive in for a lay up and sank a pair of three throws to put the game on ice The Dinosaurs tried a full court press of their own in the late going, but the flawless ballhandling of Shackleford and Gary Paynton forced the visitors to foul, and the Pronghorns wound up scoring from the chanty line in the late going "We did not play well in the first said coach Robin Fry "But we made a few ad- justments on the press at half- time, and it worked much better in the second half All told, the Pronghorns forced 39 Calgary turnovers, while erring only 11 times themselves "Aside from the press, our guards beat theirs badly, and the forwards did a hell of a job on the boards The first half was a night- mare for both coaches, as neither club looked sharp The press gave the Dinos periodic trouble, but Fry's club could not capitalize on the errors to build up a lead Minor hockey Dave Anthony and Fred Abel shone Friday night in leading the Totems to an 8-0 triumph over the Bisons in Pee Wee hockey action Anthony notched four goals while Abel stopped everything the Bisons could fire at him during the game Brian Norhn added a pair of goals for the winners while Dale Norlin and Tom Wesely counted singles In other Pee Wee action, Alan Tajin and David Anderson scored two goals each to lift the Braves to a 4-2 win over the Pmtos Rick Balaz scored both goals for the losers Scott Maxwell scored twice to lead the DQ Jets to a 7-1 triumph over the Flames in Pee Wee hockev action How ic Heaton Rick Moser. Rob Austrian Brian Colvull, and Doug Canadme scored the other DQ goals while Geof replied for the Flames In Bantam A action. Dave Macvira had a hat trick to spans the Black Hawks to a 9- 2 win over the Marlands Slan Sawicki added a pair of goals for the victors while singles camp from Clarence Taal Danm Rod Baidrv and "Veil Karon Elhs and Ron Terakila scored for the Marlands The Nationals edged the 4-2 in Midget Damn Garry Prinrr Kirk Pnnr-f and Duval vorcd for the winners whik irrv Karnilomo and V-nii replied for the Hrrnl Morrison sparkled in Ihe s boosted the 1o 7--0 shutout ihf Ldltors in another l cjme k Mr Miles Tim Drfrrell livio Pavan Jerry jnrl John Plomp scored s for 1he Foggo, who finished as the Pronghorns' top scorer with 24 points, was hitting on fall away jumpers and driving the middle effectively, and Shackleford's steady play was a bright light, but the rest of the club was having its problems However, in the second half, everything fell into place as Curt Wolsey came out of a minor slump to score 14 points Wolsey took advantage of Leslie's lack of mobility, and time and again drove all the way for the bucket Behind Foggo's 24 point performance last night was Phil Letham with 22, while Wolsey ended up with 20 Shackleford came up with by far his best performance of the season and wound up with 17 points For the Dinosaurs, Leslie had 28, while Pat Lee added 17 and Ian MacKay chipped in with 13 The Pronghorns shot 38% from the floor, led by Foggo's outstanding 62% norm, while Calgary connected on 40% of their attempts Evidence of the outstanding job the smaller Pronghorns did on the boards was the fact that the Dinosaurs out rebounded the locals only 48- 40 Leslie and Lee each grabbed 10 boards while 6'6" Tom Bishop brought down nine The Pronghorns were led by Wolsej and Letham, who pick- ed off nine apiece while Foggo added eight The two clubs will go at it again tonight at 8 30, follow- ing the women's game which starts at 6 30 p m In the women's game last night, the University of Lethbndge Pronghorns, sparked by Kathy Peacock and Georgma Lester, came up with their first win of the season by dumping the Calgary Dinmes 68-58 The locals broke open a tight game in the second half after trailing 33-31 at the half for the win With only ten minutes to go, the Pronghorns were down 48- 46, but two baskets each by Peacock and Debbie Yanota lifted them into a lead which they never relinquished Peacock finished with 21 points while Lester was close behind with 20 Yanota was third for the locals with 10 points and was the game's leading rebounder with 10 The Pronghorns out- reboundea the Dinnies 57 26 on the game Elsewhere in the Canada West University Athletic Association, Glenn Olsen scored 21 points to lead the University of Alberta Golden Bears to an 85 62 victory over Saskatchewan Huskies in Ed- monton Paul Jacoby was Saskatoon's leading scorer with 16 points University of Victoria Vikings defeated University of British Columbia Thunder- birds 43-35 in a low-scoring game Lee Edmondson, topped the UVIC scorers with 16 points while guard Bert Zethof, who had eight points Steve Pettifer, who scored 19 points to give him 110 points for five games, led the UNIVERSITY'S SUE GASH STARTS TO DRIVE 1 ]K Mi1 1 J Specialists in all types ENGINE REBUILDING CYLINDER BORING AND RESLEEVING CRANKSHAFT REGRINDING WISCONSIN ENGINE Sales and Service Centre CUSTOM ENGINE PARTS LTD. 1605 3rd Avmiw South Pbona 328-8181 rebounding for Thunderbirds with 11 Pettifer, however, lost the scoring lead to University of Lethbndge Pronghorns' Richard Foggo, who has 111 points In women's action, Saskatchewan Huskiettes edg- ed Alberta Pandas 52 49 and UBC Thunderettes took a 51-48 overtime win from the Vic- toria Vikettes HOOP SHOTS Lyle Leslie shot 747o from the floor, which is 14 percentage points better than Foggo, but the perfor- mance is not as impressive when you realize that many of the big kid's points came from right underneath Foggo's field goals all came on fall away jumpers or pretty drives Shackleford was simply brilliant last night he is always steady, but as is often the case, you tend to notice him more when he fires a few through the hoop it was good to see Wolsey break out of a little slump when he is right, it is tough to stop him, because he can hurt you in so many ways as for Letham, local fans are coming to take his steady shooting for granted he tends to go in bursts, and will often have a dry spell before suddenly erupting for six points in a minute the Pronghorns also got good mileage from Gary Paynton, who handles the ball as well as anyone in the league Southwest Conference opens another season Two runaways highlighted action in the varsity boys divi- sion as the Southwest High School Basketball Conference opened its 1974-75 season Fri- day night Claresholm Cobras whipped Vauxhall Vikings 65-35 and the Kate Andrews Gaels thrashed Milk River Comets 53 25 However, Taber W R Myers Trotters didn't have it so easy in their opener as they eke out a 60 56 win over the Fort Macleod Flyers Doug Anderson led the Cobras with 15 points 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Michael's Dragons downed Crowsnest Panthers 58-25 Marcel Hochstem had 16 points to pace the Dragons while Stewart Dalziel led the Panthers with six In girls' action, St Mike s Dragonettes nipped Crowsnest Pandas 29 26 while Nobleford Bladettes defeated Lundbreck Sabrettes 38- 31 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WESTERN CANADA Eastern Division W L T F 14 5 12 11 12 12 10 10 NATIONAL LEAGUE Division 1 Saskatoon Lethbndge Regina Brandon Winnipeg Flcn Flon A Pts 5 121 80 33 2 108 103 26 1 104 107 25 4 104 116 24 80 97 16 87 141 13 Western Division Vic'oria 19 5 2 148 Med Hat 13 6 3 100 Kamloops 14 9 1 113 New West 12 9 2 90 Edmonton 6 11 4 85 Calgary 1 8 5 76 134 7 WORLD ASSOCIATION Canadian Division 93 40 74 29 90 29 84 26 97 16 Toronto Quebec Winnipeg Edmonton Van W 14 12 11 8 7 L T F A Pts 84 29 68 24 51 23 44 16 63 15 8 1 108 7 0 80 6 1 83 6 0 48 10 1 56 Eastern Division N England 14 5 0 79 56 28 Cleveland 8 6 1 45 45 17 Chicago 6 13 0 56 76 12 Indiana 4 18 0 45 101 8 Western Division Houston 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