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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Ihurtday, Otteb.r 14, 1971 THf IRHBRIDOE HMAID 11 Rangers suffer drubbing at home Burly Bruins in clawing mood By THE CANADIAN PKESS If coach Punch Imlach Is wise, he'll have his Buffalo Sabres honed to a keen edge for tonight's National Hockey League game in Boston. The Bruins have begun to growl after a distressing start In the 1970-71 season. They turned vicious Wednesday and clawed New York Ranger? 8-1 beat back the Bruins, but right on the Blueshirts' home scored only once, late In the ,e second period Boston's star centre Phil Es- posito got the opener, scoring a porrer play in the early min- utes of the game. The Rangers, who tied an NIIL record last year by losing only twice at home, tried to Herron proves he can do it LOIS GLOVER One of the stars of the All-Amcri- caii Redheads basketball cluli that sees action against the Commercial League all-stars Friday night at the Sports Centre. Redheads open local hoop year The 1971-72 basketball season in Lethbridge opens Friday night, and it's going to be something different. The Men's Commercial League all stars will take on the touring All American Red- heads, an American women's team that has a record of win- ning a great many more games than it loses against male op- position. The team is comprised en- tirely of redheads and they've long been drawing big crowds on their barnstorming tours. Game time at the Sports Cen- tre is The Redheads were formed in 1936 and they've proven to be popular gate attractions with their skilled work on the hard- wood and their laugh provok- ing antics BOYS' AND GIRIS' SKATE EXCHANGE WINNIPEG (CP) Foot- ball is a game of giants, men who tower over the average individual. Seldom do they allow a midget to invade their domain. Halfback Ron Stewart cracked the barrier for the Ottawa Rough Riders and went on to an illustrious car- eer in the Eastern Football Conference. Now, it appears, it is the turn of the Western Football Conference and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Bombers, who have been unable to make the WFC playoffs the last five seasons, went into training camp with a number of big backs like Charlie Bryant, Dick Smith, Paul Williams, Amos Van Pelt and Canadian Clayton McEvoy. Hidden around then' knee- caps was little Mack Herron, all five-foot-five, 175 pounds of him. Herron, a 23-year-old for- mer Kansas State star, has fought, scratched and hustled his way into the No. 1 spot in the Bomber backfield, despite suspicions the giants would mangle his seemingly fragile frame. SIX HAS ADVANTAGE "Im only five-foot-five, but really I have the frame of a six-foot man and I feel Im durable, he says after a half-season in the WFC. "Ive never really been in- jured enough to keep me out of a game since high school. The fact Im running so close to the ground works in my favor, since its not easy to hit me around the knees. Instantly dubbed "Mighty Mac by Bombers fans, Her- ron once dreamed of being six-foot-four but he quit grow- ing 11 years ago. "I knew then I wasn't going to grow any more, so I just stopped thinking about it. 1 knew na miracles were about to happen. The son of a construction worker, brought up in Chica- gos west-side ghetto, Herron is one of the main reasons Bombers are playoff contend- ers this year. Despite his size, he has been the clubs workhorse, av- eraging about 17 carries a game in the Bombers first nine appearances this season His work load has some fnas worried, but Herron disa grees, saying a back needs about a dozen carries just to get the feel of the game. "I think it looks different to the fans because all they see is the contact, and some big dudes falling on top of me Its not like that at all. Sure Our Used Skates Are SHARPENED SHINED NEW LACES SANITIZED PAIR APPROX. 1.50 EQUIPMENT BY COOPER AND C.C.M. WE Will TAKE YOUR OLD HOCK5Y EQUIPMENT ON TRADE Original Cooper SUPER BLADE EACH 69C get hit bard sometimes, be- cause I run hard. While running is Herrons main concern, he has also de- veloped into a solid blocker and pass receiver. But he uses his size to best advan- ,age on running plays. "Most linemen react by standing up straight, and they mve a hard time seeing me over the other linemen. It and of provides a shield at imes. "The one handicap is the quarterback has a hard time ticking me up behind a line- Dacker when Im running a pass pattern. Some lady, this one PONTYPRIDD, Wales (AP) "I play golf as often -as I can, but some- times its difficult to get partners because they think Im going to drop dead right on the course, says Lily Parry, Pontypridds favorite lady golfer. Mrs. Parry is 82 years old' Tuesday she scored a hole-in-one. "It was only a 95-yard the eighth, she said, 'but I was thrilled to bits. Ive had two holes-in-one be- fore, but they were years ago. Fellow players at Pontyp- hole-in-once. The handbook of the Royal and Ancient St. Andrews Club says the pre- vious senior record holders were two mere 75-year-olds. BERT MACS CYCIE ITD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 Thuri. Frl. Till 9 p.m "Serving South Alborta f ovor 30 More sport 011 page 12 McQuay see action TORONTO (CP) Coach Leo Cahill of Toronto Argonauts said Wednesday running back Leon McQuay will return to the lineup Sunday for an Eastern Football Conference against Montreal Alouette. McQuay will not be at his reg- ular position, Cahill said, but will be used as a deep receiver, alternating with Dave Cranmer. "We'll let him get the feeling of being hit said Cahill. McQuay suffered a cartilage tear in his knee during a game in Toronto against Calgary Stampeders Sept. 25 and missed two games. Cowboys sign former Viking CALGARY (CP) Reggie Holms, who plays either as an offensive or defensive back, has been put on a five day trial by Calgary Stampeders of the Western Football Conference. Holms, cut last week by Minnesota Vikings of the Na- tional League, was a 12th round draft choice. Rod Gilbert was the marks- man, collecting his 600th career point, but Boston goalie Ed Johnston stopped 34 other shls. GIACOMIN STOPS 35 Ed Giaeomin also handled 35 shots in the New York net, but missed those fired by Ed West- fall, Mike Walton, Fred Stan- field 'and Derek Sanderson. Westfall accounted for two of the Boston goals. In other games Wednesday, Chicago Black Hawks blanked St. Louis Blues 1-0, Pittsburgh Penguins defeated Los Angeles Kings 4-1 and Philadelphia Flyers edged California Golden Seals 54. Cliff Korea's goal at of the second period was the only one the Hawks were able to reg- ister against the Blues, but it was good for two points for the team. His goal took a little of the gloss off a brilliant performance by rookie goalie Peter McDuffe, who made 34 saves in Us NHL debut. SCOKES ON REBOUND In Oakland, Gary Domhoefer scooped Jean-Guy Gendron's re- bound over goalie Gary Kurt to give the Flyers their victory. Norm Ferguson scored three goals in a losing cause for the downtrodden Seals. Bobby Shee- han got the other one. It was the second time in his NHL car- eer that Ferguson netted three goals in a game. Serge Bernier, Bobby Clarke, Jimmy Johnson and Simon Nolet were Flyers' other marks- men. Veteran Ken Schinkel's goal 56 seconds after the game opened put the Penguins into orbit. Rene Robert made it 2-0 before Billy Flett connected for the Kings. Jean Pronovost and Greg Polis scored insurance goals for Pittsburgh. PITTSBURGH 4 LOS ANOELES 1 First Period 1. Pittsburgh, Schln. kel 1 (Shock, Hextall) 2. burgh, Robert 1 (Burrows) Pen- alties Lonsberry, McCreery Kannegslsser Watson Second Period 3. Los Angeles, Flett 1 (Marotte, Backstrom) 4 Pittsburgh, Pronovost 1 (Apps, Polis) Penalties Howell Mar- T'hird' Period S. Pittsburgh, Polls t (Kanneglesser) Penalties Kanneglesscr Lonsberry (Ml, Watson maior Shots on goal by Pittsburgh IJ-Jj LOS Anselen ........15 4 1-21 Attendance PHILADELPHIA 5 CALIFORNIA 4 First Period 1. California, Ffir- auson 1 (Croteau) 2. Philadel- phia, Bernier I (Hughes) Penal- ties Hughes Clark Hicke bornhoeler. Marshall second Period 3. Philadelphia, Clarke 2 (Hale, Kelly) 4. Phlla- delohla, Jonnson 2 Gendron, (Hlllman) S. California, Ferguson 2 (Me- Kechnie) 6. California, Fergu- son 3 (Hlcke) Third Period 7. Philadelphia, No- let 1 (Clarke, Kelly) 8. Call- fornla, Sheehan 2 (Williams, stack- house) 9. Philadelphia, Dorn- hoefer 2 (Gendron, Johnson) Penalties None. shots on goal by Philadelphin 7 1J Attendance CHICASO 1 ST. LOUIS t First Period No scoring. Penal- ties Parlzeau Plcard, Korab C Plcard Barclay Plager "second Period 1. Chicago, Koroll 1 (Mlklta, 0. Hull) Penalties- Morrison, MagnuEon majors Ko- rab Bob Plagsr Koroll third Period No scoring. Penalty Lorentl Shots on goal by 51 louli 5 Chicago ..'.'..........1512 7-34 Attendanco 16.660. BOSTON 4, NEW YORK 1 First Period 1. Boston, Esposlto 2 (Stanfield, Bucyk) Rolfe Park Arey Second Period 2. Boston, Westfall 1 (Stanileld, D. Smith) 3. Bos- ton, Wallon 1 4. Boston, Stan- field 1 (Bucyk, Orr) S. New York, Gilbert 2 (Selling, Ratelle) Penalties Awrey 4-33, D. Smilh Third Period 6. Boston, Westfall 2 (Sanderson, Walton) 7. Boston, Sanderson 1 (Westlall) Penalties Nellson Awrey Bailey 10-25, slewart double minor, Ffllr- balrn Shots on goal by Boston New York Attendance ougars seek sixth straight HE DIDN'T MAKE IT Hoi Brooks, a Michigan rider appeared wide-eyed with apprehension as he was aboy to topple near the summit at the Canadian motorcyc e hill climb championships near Kitchener. He suffered only a few bruises in the fall. f is FREDDIES' PAINT (WESTERN) LTD. ALBERTA RED Barn or Shingle PAINT 9.50 Fall Special Gallon WESTERN Barn or Shingle PAINT Red or Green Reg. 6.95. Fall Special Gallon BENJAMIN MOORE BARN PAINT Vermillien Red Reg. 9.95. Fall Special 1% Gallon W BENJAMIN MOORE Exterior One Coat SUPER WHITE and colors. Reg. 13.70. ft 95 Fall Special Gallon General Purpon EXTERIOR WHITE PAINT Reg, 6.95. Fall Special Gallon ___ 1.29 Belled LINSEED OIL In your container n CO Gallon ............A.J7 POLYFILLA Mb. package .......3jC FREDDIES' PAINT (Western) Ltd. 816 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5540 The league leading Catholic cntra! Cougars are just two irnes from completing eir 1971 Southern Alberta igh School Football League hedule undefeated. So far this season the Coug- irs have had it much their own ay, cruising to 35-0 20-6, 33-7, 3-0 and 45-0 victories. Currently, the LCI Rams are Jie only ones able to catch the Cougars for the league pennant nd a spot on the SAHSFL lampionship playoffs. The pennant winners of file western division, which in- [udes the Cougars, Rams and le Winston Churchill Bulldogs, playoff with the eastern di- ision, that includes the three M e d 1 c i n e Hat clubs for the eague championship. The Rams hold down second lace in the western division ith a 4-1 record, losing ttieir nly game to the Cougars. If the Rams win their en- counter with the Medicine Hat Crescent Heights Vikings this weekend, the league pcmum' could be decided on the final week of play. The Cougars and the Rams are scheduled to meet in the ast league game of the season The only catch the Rams must defeat the Cougars by a .east 27 points, due to an earlie 33-7 victory by the Cougar over the Rams. McCoy Colts need only on more victory In their last two ames of the season to clinch ie eastern division title. Currently, the Colts hold a 3-2 ecord while their closest riv- als, the Medicine Hat Mohawks, ollow with a 1-4 record. The Colls will be able to wrap hings up this weekend as they akc on the Mohawks Friday night. In Lethbridge this weekend, he Cougars will tangle with the Bulldogs Friday night while the lams host the Crescent Heighti Vikings Saturday night. Both games will start at 8 p.m. at Henderson. Meanwhile, in Western Eight Football League action all 10 teams will see action this week- end. Three teams share first place after five weeks of play while another three are tied for ond spot. St. Mary's Warriors, Ray- mond Cornets and the defend- ing champion Picture B u 11 e Elks have 10 points apiece for first place while Coaldale Spar- tans, Vulcan Cougars and the Cardston Cougars have earned six points each for second. This weekend the Spartans mil visit the Claresh'olm Cob- ras High River travels to Card- ston for a game against the Warriors, Picture Butte hosts Milk River, Vulcan tangles with the Knights in Nanton and ths Comets make a trip to Card- ston to meet the Cougars. MOTO SKI Tougher 7 Ways FROM Prebco Recreation Vehicles 600 4th Ave. S LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-4421 old style his style The rules have changed. So has the uniform. But his special brand of raw courage is still the same. And his special brand of beer: Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner. Still slow-brewed and naturally aged. Still full of honest-to-goodness flavour. It's his style. And your style. Tackle one tonight and see. TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE ;