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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IE7HBRIDOE HERAID Monday, October 25, 1971--------------------------------- Lancaster hoi as Riders sink B.C. Lions Eskimos prevent Stamps from clinching top spot H.v TlIK CANADIAN 1'IIESS The hoclic bnlMe for first place timlcdrk'd in the Western Football Conference nflrr lii.di-scorinu weekend game-; which featured brilliant individual efforts and another record by Saskatchewan's George Kced. However, it wasn't a total loss third and final playoff position as fur as the playoff race is" concerned, thanks to Winnipeg Blue Bombers who look an to-Ill win over Montreal Alouettes in a Cana- dian Football League interlock- ing game Sunday, h was enough to clinch the for the first time they've been in the Grey Cup battle since they had to wait a few hours to cele- brate. Later in Kegina, Saskalclie- w a n Roughridcrs hammered British Columbia 50-18 to knock the Lions out of the playoffs. In Calgary Saturday night, the red-hot Edmonton Eskimos won their fourth straight with a 34-12 triumph over the slumping Stampeders. The Calgary defeat was the fourth in six games. The results left Saskatchewan In Ilegina, Reed shattered his third CFL record of the he also lias the. mark for career Otlnivd with narrow win i Riders humiliate Hamilton Ti-Cats THE CANADIAN I'llESS During the course of the year Jack Gotta made two momen- tous decisions. The Ottawa Rough Rider coach put Ivan M a c M i 11 a n, 1970's (een-age kicking sensa- tion, on waivers before the Eastern Football Conference season started, then midway through decided to dump vet- eran quarterback Gary Wood. Dropping MacMillan was a precarious move by Gotta. MacMillan, 19, from nearby Al- exandria, Ont, was practically a hometown boy, and his kick- ing feats of the previous year had been one of the few bright spots in an otherwise dismal season. But the sophomore coach had reasons. He wanted versatility and bad in camp another young rookie kicker, Gerry Organ, who could also fill in at offen- sive end. Organ arrived with high cre- dentials, having boon steered to Ottawa by Gamey Henley of Hamilton Tiger-Cats, a member FINAL POINTS FOR ESKIMOS Quarterback Bruce Lerrvmerman falls into the end zone for a touchdown 1o complete an outstanding night as he led Edmonton Eskimos Fires three touchdown passes Dawson hands R By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS lision, Minnesota Vikings host It took a full-scale Indian war to stop the rampaging Redskins Baltimore Colts. Dawson, who wound up com- 10 of 23 passes for 203 wUh con- i sistency in ttie second half. He i hit his favorite receiver, Otis who subdued the tribe. Washington Hedskins vr e n I; Taylor with strikes of into Sundays iNataonal Football League action as the only unde- feated team and it appeared they would stay that way as they carried a 17-6 lead into the second half against Kansas City. But 30 minutes and three Len Dawson touchdown passes later, the Chiefs were whooping it up with a 27-20 victory. "It's not the end of the and CalgJiry in a first-place lie each with 19 points, and boll squads have one game remain ing. If the teams are deadlocked carries and he at the end of the regular-season picked up 47 yards on 11 ruslrcs. schedule, the Stampeders would He surpassed the previous get first because of a better rushing level of yards for- points for-against in league inerly held by Johnny Bright of games with the Roughriders. Edmonton and Calgary. Reed now has yards. But the weekend belonged to quarterback Ron Lancaster and halfback Bobby Thompson of the Roughriders and quarter- back Bruce Lemmerman of the Eskimos. Lancaster fired four touch- down passes and combined with of tire physical education faculty backup Bubba Wyche for 24 at Guelph University. Golta's reason for letting go completions in 32 attempts for yards. Wyche threw one of Wood, the one-lime New York touchdown pass, a five-yarder Giant signal caller, was less Gordie Barwell-his second questionable than was his deci- of llle Same- sion to replace Wood on the ros- The fleet Thompson, playing ter with Paul Brothers to back ?n.e.of nis better games since up Rick Cassata. joining Roughriders three years Wood couldn't make the Olta- Oklahoma state, col- lected three touchdowns. He got one on a pass from Lancaster to open scoring in the first quarter, and another on a 115-yard kickoff return. Thompson took the kick five yards deep in his own end zone and fled down the sidelines for the second longest mnback in Ihe CFL. The longest was in when Gene Games', then for Ottawa Rough wans a winner, but by tire same token Brothers had just been re- leased by British Columbia Lions of the Western Conference for the same reason. But Ihe Rider coach's dccU sion's seem to be paying divi- dends. The high-flying Riders, with quarterback Rick Cassata call- ing the offensive shots ant Organ, the EFC scoring leader with 83 points, continuing to im- press with his booting, crushed Hamilton 40-16 Saturday to keep their conference playoff hopes alive. They got a little help from the West Sunday when the visiting Winnipeg Blue Bombers nipped Montreal Alouettes 1M8 at the Autostacle. The results left Ottawa with 10 points, two behind Montreal and Hamilton, with each team Crash claims Siffert's life BRANDS HATCH, England (AP) Jo Siffert, called "a model to all youngsters wanting to get into motor racing" and "one of the world's best driv- was killed Sunday in a flaming wreck of his BRM For- mula I ear. The 35-year-old Swiss driver was burned to death under his blazing car, which crashed M" bank, overturned and ex- ploded. He had been driving at more than 100 miles an hour in the years last Formula I event. Ironically, the race was a non-championship event organ- ized Co replace the Mexican Grand Prix in which drivers had refused to compete because of inadequate safely precau- tions. It was arranged as a "triumph victory" appearance of Scotland's Jackie Stewart and his Tyrrell Ford, winner of the 1971 world driving champi- onship. Siffert, BIUl's No. 1 driver following the death of Mexico's Pfidrn Rodriguez, killed in a sports car race in Germany in July, was the favorite for Sun- day's race after winning the pole position. Following his crash on the 14Ui lap of the 25-lap event at the Brands Hatch circuit south of London, a huge black cloud rose into the air. ders, scored on a 128-yard run- i Mount touch-1 Red were scored b y Silas back. Other Saskatchewan downs McKinnie and rookie Bill Man- chuk. CONVERTS RlX- Jack Abcndfchan booted sis converts and John Steele one. Punter Allan Ford got a 75-yard single. For the Lions, quarterback Don Moorehead tossed a five- ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA JUNIOR Royal 1 American Le, T F A Pis. I Cleveland h Providence 0 50 29 12 Bostcn 5 Baltimore 3 Calgary Edmonton Leafs Lcthbridge Edm. Movers.. Drumheller 040 NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division 1 34 33 26 21 25 0 28 30 0 dl 50 0 6 42 having one game left on Uie yard pass to Jim Young for one schedule. touchdown and Jim Evenson The Ticats, who could easily ran over from the one-yard line have parlayed eight Ottawa for the other. Ted Gerela got a turnovers in the first half into 49-yard field goal and two con- at least 30 points, could only verts while Ken Phillips kicked muster a 16-6 lead and this van- a 47 yard single. Vancouver Toronto Detroit Buffalo Chicago Minnesota Pittsburgh Phila. St, Louis Los Anoeles California NHL LEADERS osrfo, 2 2 2 WesI Div 7 5 5 3 3 FAR 1 1 30 23 1 1 2B 16 1 2 31 19 A 0 U 35 3 2 20 27 5 0 21 30 7 0 22 38 sion 2 0 26 14 1 1 28 13 2 1 25 15 4 0 1 23 Hershey 5 Tidewater 3 Cincinnati 2 Springfield 2 Central League Pallas 4 Oklahoma City 4 Tulsa 1 Fort Worth 0 CANADIAN LEAGUE Western Conference W L T F A P f 5 1 283 187 19 9 5 1 335 268 19 7 8 1 366 349 IS 5 1 251 356 11 5 10 0 209 293 10 1 S 2 2 37 Caioary Sask....... Winnipeg B.C....... Edmonton LEADERS: Jonas, W Abendschan, S Robinson, C Cutler, E Reed. S Phillips, B C Thorpe, W Herron, V Eastern TD 11 FG s Pts 40 IS 12 121 28 16 13 86 39 11 12 80 0 20 15 10 75 0 0 0 66 18 11 7 58 0 0 0 54 0 0 0 54 Tor nfo Con.'erpnce L T F A P 10 3 0 274 225 20 Washington coach George Allen said. "We're a fine football team and we will come back. We were a team that was supposed to finish last. I'm proud of the way our team In Sunday's other games. Chi- cago Bears defeated Detroit Lions Miami Dolphins beat New York Jets 30-14, Phila- delphia Eagles whipped New York Giants 23-7, Dallas Cow- boys demolished New England PatrioLs 4-1-21. Oakland Raiders edged Cincinnati Bengals 31-27, Atlanta Falcons dumped New Orleans Saints 23-G, Los Angeles Hams shcllorl Green Bay Pack- ers 30- Denver Broncos stunned Cleveland Browns 27-0, San Francisco '49crs slapped SI. Louis Cardinals 2G-14 and Pitts- burgh Stcclcrs turned back Houston Oilers 23-16. In Saturday night's lone game, San Diego Chargers smothered Buffalo Bills 20-3. And tonight, in a contest that looms as a brutal defensive col- DETROIT (AP) Words were replaced by tears and bowed heads as Detroit Lions filed solemnly from their dress- ing room Sunday after a 2f5-23 National Football League loss to Chicago Bears. Chuck Hughes was dead. The likable, 28-year-old Lion wide receiver collapsed on the field with a minute left in the game and at p.m., about an hour after the game, was pro- nounced dead at a nearby hospi- tal. Dr. Richard A. Thompson, one of two team said an autopsy would be per- formed today but added that cause of death was likely a nip. hired vessel of the aorta, heart, or possibly the brain. Six weeks ago Hughes under- went a complete physical exarn- ination and was pronounced fit. Reporters were barred from the dressing room, where the Lions said a team prayer for Hughes and wailed-hope fully, but news from Henry Ford Hospital of his condition. MOTO SKI Tougher 7 Ways FROM Prebco Recreation Vehicles 600 4lh Ave. N. LETHBRIDGE PHONE 32B-4421 quicKJy once tne Kiciers got over an extreme case Koug.lriflers had 30 first downs to the Lions' 22, iu namiiron ft D 21V 231 I b men, NT 10 Montreal 6 7 n 271 539 1 Orr, B i Ottawa 5 B 0 252 270 had a net Mahovlich, M r PAY 568 yards compared Cal TD C FG S Pt Henderson, T i Oroen, 0 1 30 14 Columbia's NY i H 2 23 11 V halfbacks Calgary, Buf i Canals, M 0 11 18 57 Drouin, MacMillan, T 0 25 12 4 r and Al Marcetin put two touchdown M McQuay, T g o 0 0 to a lop-sided 34-1 2 win over Calgary Stampeders touches to the set up another, Min i Oldhatn. 0 6 0 0 03 Ratelle, NY i Van Ness, M 6 0 0 Ticat setback when one himself on a atffhouse, D Cooner, 0 S 0 0 Western Football Conference action t w o C T... 5 0 0 03 by Hamilton George CANADA LEAGUE Eastern T 3 0 0 01 Zuger in the final the Eskimos with L T F 0 3 0 0 01 returned them for and fourth touchdowns Finn 5 5 0 39 41 Brandon A 1 o 27 I EAGUE WESTERN DIVISION season. His second of 4 3 0 25 !0 L T F A Pet contributed four came in the third 3 4 1 28 A 1 fj 132 134 .SO and four converts, for a 24-yard pass from 1 3 1 21 Fntj. 2 J 0 148 3dskins first including kicks of 27 and 14 yards early in the fourth quarter that sent Ottawa Foster who took a short toss from Lemmerman. Volly Murphy got the Division Calgary 5 1 0 25 13 10 Edmonton 4 2 0 29 23 B Vancouver 3 3 0 20 25 Jets 2 4 0 llrt .33 Buffalo .0 6 0 71 188 .00 CENTRAL DIVISION Cleveland A 1 0 119 115 lead. Cassata directed for Edmonton, 3 5 0 22 36 1 5 0 128 136 li 6 and 28 yards and found Elmo Vright with a 15-yarder. That viped out the first-half heroics f Washington passer Billy Kil-ner, who teamed with Charley 'aylor on touchdown tosses of 01 r and 36 yards. It was Kansas City's fifth triumph while Washington's streak ended at five, its best since the start of the 1940 season when the Redskins captured their first seven. Third string quarterback Bobby Douglass directed the Chicago upset, throwing touchdowns of 54 and 15 yards, then plunging over from the one offence to two touchdowns passing for one to Dave Pivec and running and passing them into a position where Bob Houmard could dive for another. Dick Wesolowki, on a fumble by Marcelin in the Ottawa end zone, and Lewis Porter on a 47-yard pass from Zuger, scored for Hamilton. Tommy Joe a 24-yard pass from Lemmerman, while Dave Cutler picked up 10 points on two field goals and four converts. For the Stampeders, with veteran quarterback Jerry Keeling hi the lineup following a four-game absence due to a shoulder separation, fullback Hugh Mc-Kinnis scored their only Hat 2 6 0 42 41 rf HOCKEY SCORES 'SUNDAY National League Philadelphia 2 Chicago 1 California 6 Detroit 3 Pittsburqh 1 New York 1 St. Louis 3 Buffalo Boston 4 Vancouver 3 American League Nova Scotia 5 Cincinnati 1 Providence B Cleveland 4 Rochester 4 Tidewater 1 Western Leaqut Portland 6 Salt Lake City 4 Ontario .0 5 1 65 140 .OOC WESTERN DIVISION Kansas City 5 1 0 146 M -83 Oakland 5 1 0 164 93 .B3 Denver 2 3 1 69 103 .UK San Diego .2 4 0 84 133 .33 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EASTERN DIVISION W L T F A Pel Washington 136 78 .83 Dallas 4 1 0 IPS 132 .66 NY. Giants 2 4 6 93 164 .33 St. Louis 2 4 n ?j no .33 Phila. 1 5 0 57 164 .Ifi CENTRAL DIVISION rayers winning score. "We can do this against Larry Csonka said after scoring two touchdowns and teaming with .lim Kiick to roll up 258 yards on the ground in the Dolphins' romp over kicked one convert, Doug Mitchell boomed a long kickoff single and Ottawa's Marcel De-leeuw contributed another two points to Hamilton by conceding a second-quarter safety. Don Jonas's 13-yard field Robinson got two singles on wide field goal attempts, a successful field goal from 24 yards out, and a convert. Edmonton, with 24 first downs to Calgary's 13, had 198 yards rushing of a total offence of 5 Montreal 5 Hamilton 6 St. Cstnarines Oshawa B Kitchener 2 Toronto 5 Ottawa 0 Manitoba Junior St. James 6 Winnipeg 2 Portage La Prairie 5 St. Boniface Dauphin 5 Kenorn 3 West Kfldonan 6 Selkirk 2 Western Canada League New Westminster 3 Flin Flon A t 0 173 124 Ml Chicsqo 4 7 0 103 99 .647 Green Bay 2 f. 0 148 157 .333 WESTERN DIVISION Los Anqelss ..4 1 1 131 89 .800 San Francisco A 1 0 138 77 .750 New Orleans 2 3 1 101 .4M Atlanta 231 131 134. .400 PRO BASKETBALL SUNDAY through the 7 Edmonton Hughes had replaced WIN NO. at Montreal assured WFC schedule winds 5 Swift Current 11? Cincinnali 101 Walton in the fourth uarter and caught a 32-yard ass from Greg Landry with :38 remaining. He was inrnie-iately sandwiched by was a wonderful, wonderful feeling to coach Ed Khayat said after the Eagles beat New York for their Bombers of not only a victory in Uie East but also a playoff spot in the West. The Bombers completed their season with 15 points and weekend when Calgary visits B.C. for a game Saturday night and Saskatchewan travels to Edmonton for a Sunday afternoon League Edmonton 4 Regina 3 British Columbia Junior Kamloops 5 Vancouver 2 Kelowna 7 ChiMIwack 6 Alberta Junior Lethhrldg? 11 Drumheller Angeles 113 Houston 103 Philadelphia 111 Cleveland 93 ABA Utah 119 Piltsburoh US Kentucky IIS Florldians 110 Memphis 111 New York. 103 SATURDAY cter and Garry Lyle of the ears. The next three plays of the season, thanks primarily to Happy Feller's in the Western Conference after their closest, rivals. 31 CALGARY 1? EDM National teagut Chicago 5 Pittsburgh 95 New York SB Boston 103 Buffalo 96 Cleveland 109 Baltimore 101 le desperation drives were in-ompletc Lamlry passes, and it 'as after the third that Hughes, ead ng for the huddle, clutched is chest and collapsed on goals The Cowboys opened their new home, Texas Stadium, in grand style as Roger Staubach threw touchdowns of 35 and a 50-18 game Sunday Saskatchewan Roughriders and remained four points behind. And Jonas's point production for the high-powered rushing log 7n Yards passing 177 376 'Jet offence 37fl 335 Passes made-tried 15-22 17-34 ntercept ons-yds 2-33 0-0 Punts-avn 1-1 ?.l Penallies-yds 3-10 York 4 St. Louis 3 Minnesota 5 Buffalo 1 Toronto 5 Philadelphia 3 Montreal 3 Los Angeles 1 Western League Denver 4 Phoenix 3 Salt Lake S Seattle no Philadelphia flS Portland 104 Cinchnall Golden State 115 Delroil 107 ABA Carolina 101 Utah 99 Dallas 105 Indiana 93 Denver 100 New York 96 5-yard to Bob Hayes and ran almost assured him of SO B.C. "He came back to the huddle nd seemed a outgunned Patriots. George Blanda, who made championship in Uie West, since his nearest pursuer, Jr.ck Abendsehan of downs 22 30 Yards rushing S3 leo Yards passing 794 nan quoted Landry as of saving the Raiders is 33 points liehind offence 360 568 Passes made-tried 22-3B Nobody thought anything came off the game 0-0 the Bengals to direct B-46 3-52 -umhles-lost l-l A few crucial seconds to two IS MONTREAL IS WPG 660 eforc anyone realized the grav-y of his condition, and a comc-from-behind 70 1? YnrrK runhinrj U5 ill Yards passing 171 ffitials rushed to his aid. Dr. Thompson pounded sub quarterback. Dick Shinder of the Falcons, also sparkled as he passed offence ?98 3W Pflr.sns made-fr-ied 17-33 0-0 Pon's-averaqa 6-29 host in external massage while ther team physician, Dr. Guise, gave rr.outh-to-louth resuscitation. Also help-ng was Eugene Boyle, an nesthesiologisl, who came out the touchdowns and ran for a third against, the Saints. Rowan Gabriel was the Rams' star, passing for three touchdowns in their victory over the Packers while the Broncos 1-1 .3-1 Penaltics-ych 7-if 12-93 OTTAWA W, HAMILTON IS OTT HAM First downs 19 1? Yards rushing Ifn 115 Yards passing 129 9fi Net offence 391 CAP) Back-to-back roniers by Frank Robinson and Elrod Hcndricks gave the Baltimore Orioles a 3-0 lead in the hird inning and helped the 1971 American League champions Hughes was put on a B r o w n s' potent ground game to a measly 36 yards '-96 an 8-2 triumph over Japan's champion Yomluri Giants 6 ply. nd taken to the upset 9-8 j Penal yds 3-5 4.33 Line Smooth ANDY line Traction CAN MOTHER COME AN1 WITH US WHILE THEY RE, I ENOUGH PLEASE PET I'D TAKE EVEN IN 1 'ER OUT fiJuRIN'THE STASTEO WHINIIM1 T'STAV 6 ply. I ELRICH TIRE M TIRE SALES SERVICE JjJL lit Avt South Phone 327-6886 or 357-4445 ;