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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta October QOINQHOMBFORTHE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY SEASON your rtMrvatlMM by booking Mriyl CONTACT ART WILLIAMS TRAY 12. 1t74 THi LETHiRIDOI HiHAi.0 LITHMIDOI OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Phone (409) 139-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Third Section Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, October Pages 23-34 Broncos drop third straight contest, Oil Kings swamp locals 10-6 Friday EDMONTON (Special) The Lethbridge Broncos' dropped their third straight Western Ca'nada Hockey League game Friday night, losing 10-6 to the first place Edmonton Oil Kings in a game played here. The Broncos will take the long weekend off in an effort to re-group their forces for their game at the Sportsptex in Lethbridge Tuesday night against Victoria Cougars. The victory was- Edmon- ton's fourth in five games and gave them a two point edge on Medicine Hat-Tigers. The game was played before fans. The Oil Kings bombarded Lethbridge goalies Lorhe MoUeken and Bill Oleschuk with 47 shots and held period leads of 4-3 and 7-5. Mike Will and Rocky Maze paced Edmonton with two goals while Gary Rissling. Brent Peterson, Wayne Perkins, Doug Johnston, John Phillips and Stan Swales rounded out the scoring, Rissling, chosen the game's first star, also had three Besides Bridgman's goals, the Cougars also' got two from rookies Gord Roberts and Jim Gustafson. Don Cairns and Rick LaPointe added singles. The rough encounter saw Victoria take 14 of 23 penalties. Included were three majorsJor each team and the Cougars also took a miscon- duct in the first period. 1 Saskatoon Blades, led by the two-goal performance of Blair Chapman, defeated New Westminster Bruins 7-5 Fri- day night in Saskatoon. Aiso scoring for Saskatoon were Robb Chapman, Win Winofsky, Wes Peters, Pslph Klassen and Neil liawryliw, while Al Cameron with1 two, Barry Smith, Mike Sleep and Bruce Rowlin replied for New Westminster. Blades held period leads of 3-1 and New Westminster drew nine of 16 minor penalties, three of The Herald Sports SELLER (52) BOOTS A FIELD GOAL Seiller hits on two field goals and a convert Cougars alone in first By GARRY ALLISON Herald Sports Writer The talented toe of George Seiller proved to be the difference between defeat and yictory for the Catholic Central night. -Catholic Central bested the LCI Flams 13-8 in a Southern Alberta High School Football League'game, and seven of the Cougars' 13 points came off Settler's toe; The win moved the Cougars into sole possession of first place in the .Western Division of the conference with four wins and one With no. The Winston Churchill Bulldogs slipped out of their first place tie with the Cougars, suffering a 31-0 drubbing at the hands of Cres- cent Heights Vikings in Medicine Hat Friday. The Bulldogs now spurt three wins, one loss and a tie. Seiller, with his two field goals against the Rams, upped his record to five for five for 'the season. He has also hit on 12 convert attempts. The two clubs played a scoreless first quarter Friday at Henderson Stadium. Highlighting the quarter was a 60 yard.Mark Baldry punt for the Rams and a standout play by the Cougar defence when they blocked an LCI field goal attempt by Sid Collier. Seiller's first field goal came on the second series of plays in the second half when a Cougar drive stalled on the Ram 23. Seiller made no mis- FOR SALE MOTOR HOME o-r PtKMW 712-271 LACOMtE, Albeife or P.O. Box 1S1S take as he booted it through the uprights from the 29 to give the Cougars a 3-0 lead. The Rams took over on their own 35 and, aided by a 33 yard Baldry run, they moved ball 6> toe Cougar 13 yard Hoe. in seven plays. Wing bade Tracy Cooler then went IS yards through the left side of the Cougar line and the Rams had a 6-3 lead. Baldry ran the ball in for a two-point convert, rounding out the LCI scoring for the night. Later in the same quarter Cougar quarterback Alan Boras found Dave Jackson in the clear and him on a 55 yard pass and run play. He then tossed a 10 yard pass to Steve Devcic on die next play and the Cougars had a first and goal on the Ram four yard line. Jackson blasted up toe mid- dle for the only Cougar major of the night The soccer-style kicking Seiller made the convert good and the half clos- ed with the Rams trailing 10-8. Early in the third quarter fate entered the game. A Cougar punt bounced in front of the Ram receivers and Tracy Cooler had it bounce away from him after he tried to Bill Grbavac was right on top of the play and pounced on the loose ball, recovering it for the Cougars on the Ram 23. The Ram defence came up solid, however, and with sir plays and a penalty against them, the Cougars had only moved the ball to toe Ram six. With 'third and goal, Cougar coach Dean Dahl decided to go. for the field goal. Seiller sent the ball up, curving it just inside the up- rights from 13 yards out and the Cougars jumped into a 13-8 lead. Boras was good on four of nine passes in the game for 132 yards via the. air route. While he only completed four, they were at crucial times, either setting up scoring plays or moving the Cougars out of their own zone and into Ram territory. Boras tut Barry Niedenneir on a 48 yard pass and ran play in the fourth stanza on a play mat moved foe ban to the Ram 21. However, on the next play Niedenneir fumbled and Ken Clarke grabbed the loose ball for the LCI on his own 27. The Rams couldn't put a sustained drive together after the recovery and. were forced game. Their chances of winn- ing sailed away with Baldry punt. The loss puts the Rams out of the playoff picture for the first time in many years and Ram coach Jim Whitelaw ex- pressed his team's, and his own, disappointment. "We are all disappointed of the winningest coach, in league history said. "Our mistakes cost us the game. The boys all feel badly, but you can't take anything away from the Cougars, they played a fine game.'' THE FIFTH QUARTER... Mark Baldry was the top ground gainer for both squads .he racked up an im- pressive 159 yards .the contest was cleanly played with very few penalties being called the Rams rushed for a total of 256 yards Catholic Central had 121 yards rushing and 132 in the air for a total of 253 three yards short of the Rams' total offence Bill Grbavac had 11 tackles for the Cougars... besides leading the Cougars with his kicking Seiller was also the first man in on 10 tackles, playing an out- standing game both ways Dave Jackson nad 54 yards on the ground for the Cougars and was in on a 55 yard pass and run play as Kim Torfason was the initial man in. on seven tackles for the Rams... Scott Craig had four tackles for the green android the crowd, in the area of was boisterous and appreciative of the game Keith Jorgenson was the head referee next Triday the Rams take on Winston Churchill at Henderson and the Cougars travel to the 'Hat to play McCoy. Rightwinger Alex Tidey, who was traded to the Broncos before the season began, scored three goals for Lethbridge. Bryan Trottier, Greg Woods and Ron Delorme got the other Lethbridge goals. Lethbridge managed 32 shots on Oil Kings goalie Doug Soetaert. Edmonton took five of eight minor penalties assessed by. referee Daryl Haverlock _pf Edmonton. Lethbridge defenceman Don Johnson was assessed a five-minute major for spearing and a misconduct 'and game misconduct for arguing too vigorously about the penalty. Meanwhile in Calgary- centre Mel Bridgman picked .up four points on two goals and two assists as the Victoria Cougars thumped Calgary Centennials 8-1 before fans Friday night. The victory levelled the Cougars record at 2-2 while Centennials, who played one game at home, have only a tie in their first five games. Centennials are the' defending Western Division champions while the Cougars finished fifth last season. Calgary led 1-0 after the first period on a goal by Larry Lestander but Victoria jumped into a 3-1 lead after the second period and peppered Calgary goalie Larry Hendrick with 19 shots scoring on five of them in the. final frame. Jim Wynn, left and Steve Garvey, the top Los Angeles Dodger long ball hitters, await their turn in the batting cage. The pair must produce if the Dodgers expect to win the World Series starting today. five majors and the only mis- conduct. Blades outshot New West- minster 42-30. In goal for the Bruins was Gordon Laxton and Randy Ireland was the Saskatoon goaltender. In Regina Jim Minor scored two goals as Regina Pats handed Brandon Wheat Kings a 5-3 loss the first'for Brandon in the 1974-75 season. About fans saw Regina take period leads of 3-2 and 4-2 before the clubs traded goals in the final period. Russ Grauer, Jon Ham- mond and Rob Tudor got the other Regina goals while Dick Blight, Dale McMullin and Doug Murray scored for Bran- don. The teams split six minor penalties, all assessed in the first and third periods. Regina's Ed Staniowski and Brandon's Glen Hanlon each faced 35 shots in their goals. Brandon now has seven points on top of the eastern division on a 3-1-1 record while Regina has four on two'wins and three losses. OIL KINGS 10. BRONCOS 6 First Period: 1 Lethbridge, Trottier (Suiter. Reaier) 2. Edmonton, Rissling (Perkins, Phillips) 3 Edmonton, Peterson (Rissling, 46, 4 Edmonton, Maze 15-35, 5 Lethbridge, Woods (Delorme, Samis) -16-18; 6. Edmon- ton? Will (Crozter. Rissling) 16 59, 7 Lethbridge, Delorme (Jensen, Lute) 18.25 Penalties Swales E 5-06, 14.27, Johnston E 6.42. Samis L 10-17, Regier L 11 06 Second Period: 8 Lethbridge, Tidey (Sutler. Trottier) 9. Ed- monton, Perkins Mulvey) 10. Edmonton, Johnston (Perkins) Lethbridge, Tidey (Sutler, Regier) 12. Edmonton. Phillips (Rissling) 1940 Penalties None. TMrd Period: 13. Edmonton, Maze (McDonald) 933. 14 Edmonton. Swales (Will, G. Soetaert) 15 Edmonton. Will (Crbzier) 16. Lethbridge, Tidey (Trottier) 18.44 Penalties L major, mis- conduct, game misconduct Bucyk E1024, Otescnuk L served by Detorme Babych E Lethbridge 10 13 Edmonton 17 11 Goaltenders- Molteken Oleschuk. Lethbrjge; Soetaert Edmonton. Attendance FLUORIDATE SCOTCH Aye.. .pass the watered Scotch around Though it be fluoridated, What matter if such odious stuff Is contrarindicated. Let kidneys fail and livers shrink And marrow split and dry; We'll have the soundest sets of teeth To smile with as we die. LETHBRIDGE SAFE WATER COMMITTEE 920 2 Avenue 'A1 North DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 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