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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueidoy, October S4, 1972 THE IETKBR1DGE HIRAIO 9 Schmidt staying, dub not for sale Bruins' owner is full of denials Monday BOSTON (CP-AP) Wcston Adams, president of lioston Hniins, denied Monday night Iliat Mill SchmkU is leaving as executive director and that Ihe National Hockey league club is lor sale. A Boston newspaper reported Monday that Schmidt is serving liis las't year with the Stanley Cup cliampions. He lias been with the Bruins both as a player and in Ihe front office since 1337. The paper quoted n Bowling Banter AT CAPRI BOWL, the men's bowler-of-the-week honors helong to Lew Mills who has long been him as saying his new job I Sindcn Is working on a rive- makes him "just a glorified scout." "The story is completely un- year contract. The Doston newspaper quoted Schmidt as saying: "I'm still Adams said, referring to under contract with the Bruins the report the Bruins were for Ix: talked he's very one of the top trundlcrs in the city he hit for games of 273, 230 and 331 for a solid 840 triple in Gordie's and seems destined for one of his best years yet The women's bowler-of-the-week is Pat Plomp who is currently sporting a 221 average in Juniors Shop she took over high single in Sundquist Construction with a sparkling 342 and another highlight of the week was a 393 single by Dick Tuk in Moonlight Bowl he rolled nine straight strikes and missed filling the lOlh frame for his big outing. The new league highs set during the week in- cluded a 353 single by Bob Costanzo in Knights Columbus, a 301 by Emanuel Schile in Prebuilt, a 3-18 George Matchett in Eagles, a 307 by Geor- gina Parry in CPR and a 316 by Raymond Payne in Young Adults. Lclhbridgo senior citizens continued to star by thumping Medicine Hat in the second challenge round Ihe season, winning this time by big pins The locals were paced by Velma Miller 282, Snot -Miller 240, Cyril Miron 249, Scotty Muir 277 and Ruby Oseen 270 The next challenge will be against Calgary. In league play, leading the gals in Riga's were Linda Malcomson 276 and 766, Luba Mclntosh 297 and Fran Keely 288 and 735 while Mary Wishnevski sparked Knight's of Columbus with 279 and 735 Nina Sindlinger's 274 was high in Juniors with Jeanette Smeed's 295 and 748 topping Spcedy's Rose Cropley led Wednesday Morning with a 292 while the top stars in Green's were Linda Malcomson with a 751 triple and Marion Guzik with 284 and 749 Marie. Barnett led Eagles with 272, Mary Rath NuMode with 314, May Hiebert 293 and Pat Henderson 287 Mar- Plomp and 767 and Dorothy Soren- sen 281 Sundquist and Kaye Ayukawa 300 and Sumi Medomma 283 in JCCA Leaders in Doug's were Marg McLaughlin 298 and Marj Long 289 with Geor- gina Parry pacing CPR with 307 and Donna Culler Young Adults with 273. In men's league action, Emanuel Schile led Pre- built with 304 while in Knights of Columbus the top gunners were Bob Costanzo 363 and 756, Gary Ttmbridge 335 and 791, Jack Smeed 320 and 806 and Morgan Sparks 307 In Gordie's the spotlight was on Sam Girardi with 360 and 803, Ernie Frache 301, Roy Smeed 307 and 791, Lew Mills 331 and 840, Duane Spilzer 300 and 754 and Bruno Baceda a 780 triple In Green's it was Norm Tolley 304, Martin Houtekatner 300. Al Smith 301, Randy Wolstoncroft an 824 triple, Elroy Tolley 309, Tak Katakami 789 and Ken Kurtz 801... George Matchett paced Eagles with 348 and 780 while Norm Gyulai and Jim Mc- Pike lopped Henry Homes with 305 each Tak Karakami continued his hot pace in JCCA with 335 and 794 and Ryo Nagata rolled 313 while Bob Schiller's 752 triple led Civil Service Raymond Payne's 316 led Young Adults with John Wild man adding a 776 triple. sale. Adams also said with Schmidt "and upset by Ihe story." "He told me hs didn't have any other plans outside of the Bruins right now and that he didn't know how the story got started." Schmidt was not available for comment. REPORT HE'LL MOVE The Boston Herald Traveler and Record American reported that Schmidt, a hockey Hall of Fame member who was gen- eral manager of the Stanley Cup champions until a month ago, will take a job with an- other pro hockey team when his contract expires at the end of the current season. The newspaper also said there were "increasing re- ports" that the B.-uins, now owned by Baston Garden Corp., are for sale to a Canadian syndicate owned by Alan Eagleson. In Toronto, Eagleson sug- gested "sonic people are trying In make a jigsaw puzzle out of isolated facts." The NHL Players' Associ- ation executive director said he has always' thought one of his clients, Bruins defenceman Bobby Orr, "should have a piece" of the Boston action." but his relationship lo the possible structural change in the Boston organization was "all specula- tion." "Everyone knows Harry Sin- den and I are close friends and some people are trying to put Ihings together. That's all I can tell you." CHANGED Schmidt, 57, was Bruins gen- eral manager until a monUi ago when he was named executive director and Rinden, who coached the Bruins to the Stan- ley Cup in 1970, was named managing director. and for any team to be talking with me now would be tamper- ing. I have a contract with the Bruins and 1 intend to honor it They have been good to inc." The would report that Schmidl leave the Bruins alsi was published by the Toront Star. Coaches named at university Bert Fairbanks McNamee will handle athletic lead the women's varsity TO coaching duties for the Univcr- Icyball entry in the Canad sily of Lelhbridgc during 1972-73 season. vcrsity's Henderson, Esposito honored TORONTO (CP) Paul Hen- derson and Phil Esposito will both be honored witli new cars as an award for their efforts in t li e recent Canada-Soviet hockey series. Labatt's Ontario Breweries Ltd., announced Monday that Henderson won a popularity contest conducted by the com- pany, but Ids victory was by such a narrow margin that it was decided to give Esposito, the runner-up, a new car as well. The company did not release the exact vote count, but said Iliat there was a difference of only one per cent between Ihe Henderson and Esposito votes. All Canadians were invited lo send in voles for the player they thought was tile most val- uable among the National Hockey league stars who played for Team Canada against the Soviets. McNamee has been assigned I West University Alhletic Assi ciation this year. Fairbanks, who has been named the wrestling coach for trie fifth consecutive season, re- ceived all his academic qualifi- cations from Brigham Young University. He has earned a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in physical educalion and a Ph.D in junior college ad- ministration. Fairbanks has had a varied and experienced background in athletics, having participated in basketball, hockey, swimming, diving, cycle racing, figure skaling and wrestling. Since being named to the U of L physical education de- parlmenl staff, Fairbanks has coached the hockey and wres- tling teams. Meanwhile McNamee is in her second term as coach of the U cf L women's volleyball sc.uad. She received lie? B.Sc. in Kinesiology at Simon Frascr University and is currently an instructor at t h e local institu- tion. During her stay at Simon Fraser, she was in charge of organizing and rcfereeing the inlrammural volley ball pro- gram. McNamee has also had coaching experience in field hockey and gymnastics. She was a member of the Si- mon Fraser women's varsity field hockey club for four years as well as being an outstanding comnetitor and coach in gym- naslics. THERE'S A TOBINTWE PAINT FACTORV WHEN ITOLD'IMTHF OF A Lions capture league pennant The Lions captured the 1972 Lethbridge Minor Football League pennant tide as they dropped tlte Eskimos 13-2 at the Henderson hall park Mon- day night. The Lions finished season slay with a 7-1 record and easily beat out the second place win- ners for the title. The Bombers and Eskimos had a season record of 4-3-X to share the runncrs-up position in the standings. The two clubs will now meet in the semi-final playoffs Thurs- day night and the winner will advance to the championship final against the Lions next Monday. Thursday night's game is set for 7 p.m. at the Henderson ball park. In last night's contest, Keith Miyashiro led the Lions' attack with two big touchdowns while Jerry Areshenko added ari extra point attempt. One of Miyashiro's touch- downs came on a 105-yard punt return. Tanner earns honor NEW YORK (AP) Chuck Tanner charmed moody Dick Al'en into a happy slugger and molded (lie lowly Chicago While Sox into pennant con- lenders to be named 1972 Man- ager of (he Year in the Ameri- can League Monday. The 43-year-old Tanner oui- polled Eddie Kasko of Boston Red Sox in a vote of sports writers and broadcasters con- ducted by The Associated Press. Dick Williams of the world champion Oakland Ath- letics finished fifth. Tanner received 213 votes to Kasko's 141) in the poll, which was based on the regular soa- on and vo'.ed upon prior to the openinc of league playoffs. Billy'Martin of Detroit Tigers was third with W> votes, fol- lowed by Malph Honk of New- York Yankees with 33 and Wil- liams 24. named Man- ager of the Year for 1971 when Oakland rolled to a 101-60 record. The Athletics were 93-62 this season prior to winning the American, league playoffs and the World Series. Tanner, a former Milwaukee Braves1 outfielder, was hired by the Vriiile Sox three weeks from the end of the 1970 season after managing Hawaii Island- The Eskimos' only points came on a safety touch during the first half, of play. Meanwhile, the Slampeders completed their season sched- ule with a 4-4 rteord by blank- ing St. Mary's 10-0. Harvey LaBoone scored the lone major in the match while a convert and a field goal. FINAL STANDINGS 51. Mary'i SCORERS (FINAL) T S C FG Pis schmidic E Wollowlcz 8 Sch'.vietzer E Ei ers to minor league power. Chicago was finislung off a disaster year with a 55-106 record in a year that saw tho draw only 589.391 fans, low- est in the majors, amid talk of shifting the franchise. Tanner improved the showing to 79-83 in 1971 and While Sox' attendance rose to 833.891. Then, in 1972, Chicago chal- lenged Oakland iti the West Di- vision most of the season with an 87-C7 record and finished gcmes behind Oakland whilo attendance jumped to Tanner's handling of Allen, the powerhouse hitter with a turbulent history in Phila- delphia and Los Angeles, was noted often during (he summer of '72. He assumed (he fatherly role with Allen and allowed the man once known as Richie lo havo his way as long as the bat was producing. BERT FAIRBANKS Short sport BANKS FINfSHF.D STOKE-ON-TRENT, England (AP) Gordon Banks' rated the world's No. goalkeeper, was ruled out of soccer for the rest of this season Monday as doctors continued to fight to save his right eye. Have you ever had a ride in or driven a TOYOTA TOYOTA TOYOTA CORONA Hl-tUX MOTOR HOME OR A MINI HOME HA1CQ CONVERSION VAN Come out and let one of our salesmen 0 Con Barrett Pete Alexander 0 Gayle Johnson Les Ingle Take you for rt drive In any of thesa uni or phone u) and we will pick you up. Wo would tike ID show you what we have lo offor. "Get Your Hands On a Toyota And You Will Never Let Go" TRAVEL CENTR Coutls Highway Phone 327-3165 GETS REMATCH MONTREAL (CP) Joey Durelle, the 33-year-old former Canadian welterweight cham- pion who suffered his first knockout Oct. 9 in a fight with Fernand Marcotte in Quebec City, gets a rematch Nov. ]6 in Montreal, promoter' Regis Le- vesquc announced Monday. MAZ WILL. COACH PITTSBURGH (AP) Pills- bijijy] Pirales asked waivers on vclernM Bill Moy.eroski and Jose Monday. It v.'as a iorinality in the case of tl-.e 36-year-old Jlazcroski, who already has announced his retirement and i'j elated to take over as Pirate third base coach j next season. The action was a mild sur- prise hut. not unexpectad for Pagan, 37-year-old utility man. RK1) PKKI1 l.KADS Alia. (CP) Deer Rustlers took sole possession of first place In the Alberta Junior Hockey when they whipped Dnimheller Falcons 11-3 Monday night. Eadarniuk, Brian Suiter' and Tcny Wittchen each got two goals to pace tho winners, and singles were add- ed by Dale Bingham, Brian Stephenson. Ron Tordoff, Reg Kiueh and Rod Pimm. Drumhellcr goals were by Ken Nelson, Jim Bcchthold and Jim Bertram. FIIESH YANKEE RETIRES I YONKERS, N.Y. 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