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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Exposito off to best season ever MONTREAL (CP) Despite off-season knee sur- gery that many hockey obseivers thought would slow him down centre Phil Esposito of Boston Bruins to- day is off to his best-ever start in the National Hockey League scoring race Esposito has scored 13 goals in Boston's first nine games, and while he led the league in goals last season with 55, he had scored only four in an equal number of games one year ago In the 1971-72 campaign Esposito had seven goals after nine games and led at the end of the season with 66 Three seasons ago when he set an all-time record by scoring 76 times, Esposito had only seven goals at this point in the season and didn't score his 13th goal until his 17th game City champs The 1973 City Women's Dart League wrapped up Monday evening at the Elks Club Top honors went to the team of, left to right, Fern Field, Carol Gangur and Betty Fourmer of the Miners' Library Also honored was Phyllis Spence who had a perfect 180 game Stamps scare Bombers The Bombers advanced to the Lethbridge Minor Football League championship finals Monday night by edging the Stampeders 26-25 in one of the most thrilling games staged ever at Henderson Stadium The Bombers, who finished the season tied in first place with the Lions were expected Marshall declines cheque MONTREAL (CP) There s a 000 cheque floating in iimbc today because of the single- mmdedness of Mike Marshall, Montreal Expos ace relief pitcher Marshall selected as Expos plajer-of-the-year by the Montreal chapter of the Baseball Writers of America, was on hand Sunday night to accept the award and the 000 cheque But Marshall, a native of East Lansing Mich threw a oatented screwball at the 600 members 01 the Club des Amis du Baseball when he refused to accept the cheque from Georges Labrecque, president of O'Keefe Brewery Ltd and Ian MacDonald of The Gazette chapter chairman of the BBWA Marsnall posed for pictures with a giant-size replica of the cheque and thanked the assembly But then the script went awry "I m unable to accept Marshall said of the cheque 'I never accept being in com- petition with my teammates for money A brewery official remained puzzled today as to the final disposition of the cheque to win the sudden-death semi- final hands-down, but the third place Stamps had different thoughts last night The Stamps gave the Bombers their biggest scare of the season as they quickly went to work and built up a solid 21-7 halftime lead Realizing the threat of fac- ing elimination, the Bombers battled back ferociously and managed to cut the deficit to 25-20 by the end of the third quarter of play Bombers finally took the lead early in the fourth stanza and held the Stamps to a stand still for the remainder of the game for the victory Earl Ingarfield was brilliant for the Bombers as he galloped to three touchdowns while adding a 40-yard single and a convert His touchdown runs measure 10, 70 and 20 yards Dominic Santangelo also chipped in with a 20-yard ma- jor for the winners On the other hand, Stampeders' rookie Glen Lef- fmgwell was also a standout in a losing cause as he booted a pair of 60-yard singles, a 25- yard field goal, two converts and a touchdown The two 60- yard singles are unbelievable for a youngster in the minor football ranks Teammate Tim Ross was also a key figure for the Stamps' fine showing as he scrambled to major scores from 70 and 40 yards out The Bombers will now ad- vance to the sudden-death final against the Lions who were awarded a bye into the finals due to their pomts-for- and-agamst record The final is set to go at seven o'clock Thursday night at Henderson Stadium Meanwhile the LMFL year end banquet will be staged Nov 9 at the Civic Sports Centre Parents will be charged 50 a plate while players will be admitted free of charge DUNLOP FORD'S Exhibition Pavilion November 6th to 10th If the rangy native of Sault Ste Mane, Ont, continues at his current pace for the re- mainder of the season he would finish up with 113 goals But Esposito won't get a chance to improve his position tonight as only three games are scheduled In the three, Detroit Red Wings visit Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers travel to Van- couver to face the Canucks, and Los Angeles Kings are at St Louis against the Blues Goal-getting is not the only prowess displayed by Esposito No team Boston has faced in its nine games thus far has been able to keep him off the score sheet In only two of the nine games was Esposito limited to one scoring point In each of the other seven he managed two or more points As a result of his scoring feats, Esposito leads the cur- rent scoring race with 22 five-point edge over his nearest rival, line-mate Ken Hodge, who has 17 Sharing third place are Richard Martin of Buffalo Sabres and defenceman Bobby Orr of the Bruins, both with 16 points Orr leads the league in assists with 12 Right winger Yvan Cour- noyer of Montreal Canadiens is alone in fifth spot with 15 points Cournoyer is runner-up to Esposito in the goal-scoring department with nine Bernie Parent of Philadelphia Flyers continues his stellar work in the nets and leads all other goaltenders despite the fact he has played in all nine games his club has contested Parent has a 144 goals- agamst average and has shut out the opposition three times He needs one more shutout to equal his previous high of four recorded with the flyers in their initial SCORING GP G A Pts Esposito Hodge Martin Orr Cournoyer Lemaire Boudnas Redmond Bucyk Cashman Robert Goldsworthy Libett Ullman Polis Lawson top WHA scorer SANTA ANA, Calif (CP) Things were beginning to look a lot like last season in the statistical leader department as the World Hockey Associa- tion rounded out another week of hockey activity Danny Lawson was leading the league in the goal-scoring department with 11 Last season Lawson was the pacesetter with 61 He had his first three-goal performance of the season Sunday in Ed- monton, despite his teams' 7-5 loss to the Oilers Last season Lawson led the WHA in three- goal nights with six Cleveland Crusaders' Gerry Cheevers and Bob Whidden are co-leaders in the goaltending department The stingy twosome had a combin- ed goals-against average of just 214 In the assists column J C Tremblay of Quebec Nordi- ques paced the league last year with 75 This season he has seven to his credit, the league leaders have eight Last year John Schella was the penalty leader, but he is far down the list this season with only 14 minutes The current leaders are both from Los Angeles Sharks, Steve Sutherland with 56 and Ted McCaskill with 49 Hold if, she's on my team It will be a family affair at the Lethbridge Comm- unity College this basketball season as Ben Brooks and his wife Sharyn will handle the coaching duties Will concentrate on football Davidson steps down CHICAGO (AP) Gary Da- vidson the pied piper of new pro sports ventures Monday resigned from presidency of the World Hockey Association to concentrate on his pro- jected World Football League The debonair 39-year old promotional whiz tendered his resignation as the WHA open- ed a two day meeting saying It would be impossible to combine both jobs Davidson is president of the new football league planned for 1974 in opposition to the National Football League, just as he founded the American Basketball Associa- tion and World Hockey Association as rivals to long- Ealey leads quarterbacks TORONTO (CP) 0 0 0 42 Ealey of Hamilton Tiger-Cats has set a Canadian T Henley H Oldham 0 0 0 42 7 0 0 0 42 6 0 0 0 36 League rushing record 0 0 0 36 quarterbacks The CFL's weekly Smith M Hopkins 0 0 0 36 6 0 0 0 36 show the sophomore TC Ydt Avg TO University of Toledo 1 162 56 5 scrambled 650 yards in 980 77 2 carries breaking the record of Russ Jackson who ran for 588 yards with Ottawa O 211 909 4 3 4 Ealey H 120 650 5 4 3 U Smith M 100 400 40 2 Ferrughelh M 59 321 5 4 Riders in 316 43 0 Ealey s total puts him fourth among T Rodgers M Watson 307 4 7 1 55 303 5 5 0 52 295 57 1 Conference rushers and longest single is second only to teammate Andy Hopkins' E C FG S 0 26 30 7 123 S 0 36 21 7 106 run of 97 18 19 5 80 Ealey s scrambling style is in marked contrast to that S McGowan E MuSSO B 0 0 0 78 9 0 0 0 54 9 0 0 0 54 Saskatchewan 11 9 15 53 Ron Lancaster, the 12 8 3 51 quarterback in the Western S Eber S LaRose 0 0 0 48 7 0 0 0 42 7 0 0 0 42 Lancaster has run BC 0 6 12 0 scrimmage only eight this season for 17 yards This week's stat.stical E Reed Ydt Avg TD 227 1 281 5 7 5 246 1 171 48 11 928 48 9 EASTERN 728 52 3 715 52 0 TD C FG S 678 5 0 0 Organ 0 0 25 31 S 460 53 S Sunter H 0 29 20 6 449 43 4 And osyshyn T 0 24 16 16 373 52 1 Sweet M 0 28 17 1 314 5 1 established pro circuits in those sports A WHA successor will be named within two months, with Davidson leaving his resignation open-ended until the selection is made by a screening committee headed by owner Nick Mileti of Cleveland Crusaders Davidson denied his depar- ture was forced by some WHA owners unhappy by his dual role It was my idea to resign, he said I had planned to re sign at the end of my contract in May but with my full in- volvement in the World Foot- ball League and the desire to help select the new president I asked my resignation be ac cepted as soon as possible It would be awkward to list any top candidates at this time Davidson said in- dicating he still is running the WHA show by announcing an executive committee revision and appointing the four-man screening committee Bill Hunter of Edmonton Oilers and Howard Baldwin of New England Whalers were added to increase to six mem- bers the executive committee, with Jordan Kaiser of Chicago Cougars named chairman Davidson said James Browitt would remain the administrator "with broader authority It earlier was reported that Browitt, Hunter Baldwin and Kaiser were prime candidates for Davidson s post Following Davidson s resignation announcement at a news conference, both Hunter and Kaiser expressed regnets in the board's accep- tance Gary did just a wonderful job and achieved one of the greatest accomplishments in sports by getting our league through tremendous obstacles and a satisfying first Hunter said Davidson expressed satisfaction with his tenure TuMday, October LETHBRIDQE HERALD-13 Seaman hot in victory John Seaman came up with the finest individual perfor- mance so far in the young 1973-74 Commercial Broom- ball League at the Civic Centre Sunday night Seaman was outstanding to say the least as he fired in four big goals to lead Sunburst Ceramics to a convincing 5-0 victory over Local 740 The four-goal outing lifted Seaman into the individual scoring lead as he tops the standings with five markers Five others trail in second with two goals apiece Ed Hoffman added a singleton in Sunburst's win while Joe Snopek registered the shutout In another league match Herman's Upholstery blasted the Knight Clubbers 7-0 with Robert Meheden and Walter Duda leading the way with two goals apiece Guenther Duda, Herman Kastner and Sig Majchrzak added singles and helped Vic Willms earn the win in the nets Welterhch also recorded a shutout as they dumped the Red Devils 4-0 Joe Snopek blanked the Red Devils with a superb game in the nets while Frank Popson, Tom Beresnak, John Vaselenak and Tom Virostek supplied the offensive power with a goal each Meanwhile in three closer matches the Jaycees edged Fionno Rovers 2-1 Lethbridge Hotel and Southern Signs fought to a 1-1 draw and the Fire Depart- ment and Correctional In stitute battled to a scoreless tie Willy Brees and Robert Rutten scored a goal each to lead the Jaycees to their win over the Rovers while Des Hamilton replied in a losing cause In the Lethbridge Hotel- Southern Signs contest, Louis Horvath rammed in a for the Hotel while Hans Koenig replied for the Signs Liverpool earns win LONDON (Reuter) A goal by John Toshack after 22 minutes gave English League champions Liverpool a 1-0 vic- tory over West Ham United in their League Cup second- round replay Monday Liverpool's third-round op- ponents will be either Football Association cup-holders Sunderland or Derby County who drew 1-1 after extra time in their second-round replay Sunderland's biggest crowd of the season, saw Derby goalkeeper Colin Boulton save a penalty taken by Demx Tueart in the 20th minute but 14 minutes later Tueart scored to give Sunderland the lead Archie Gemmill scored Derby's equalizer in the 79th minute An extra-time goal by Mick Prendergast gave Sheffield Wednesday a 2-1 win over Bournemouth in a tie which went to a total of 330 minutes' play Ben will coach the Kodiaks while Sharyn will look after the Kodiettes Both coaches are optimistic of fine seasons for their respective clubs Roundup of bowling CAPRI BOWL DOUG'S MUSIC SPORTS Ann Gyorlfy 247 Irene Lynde 267 (638) Dorothy Russell 264 (609) Patsy Peacock 241 (688) Maureen Vaykovlch 241 Joyce WltwicKI 258 (668) Zlta Tinordi 232 Bonnie Schlant 231 Bernlce Klrchner 229 Betn Hannan 226 VBC FRIDAY SCHOOLS Tom Mlklos 228 Mlchele Maclean 223 (418) Judy Maclean 193 Mike Sharun 306 (537) Sherry Herlnger 171 Mike Qerla 234 (423) Malinda Hamilton 199 Crystal Miyashlro 270 (487) Bantams Lisa Coutts 155 Cheryl Smith 192 Brad Klrschenman 189 Mark Qret- zlnger 221 (419) Tom Heringer 165 Terry Klrschenman 163, Kelly Okamura 163 Kim Volden 147 Jackie Pearson 155 VSC JET BOYS Stephen Cralgs 161 Jimmy Okamura 159 Jimmy Lawson 157 Craig Ellis 186 Tommy Ooyle 216 Kevin ChakM 58 Adev Ahiuwaiia 146 Robert McCracke 149 YBC BANTAM BOYS Mike Tolley 178 Mark Wright 206 Stephen Taylor 252 Geot Krukosh 175 Don Tinordi 168 Les Hertlein 156 Russell DerKsen 158 Gerald Saccardo 157 Randy Paskuski 179 YBC JET GIRLS Sandra Ferguson 186 Lora Lee Burwash 149 Laurel Harris 130 Pam McDonald 133 Margaret Smyke 136 Patti Stanton 139 Lawrena Kreutz 183 Darycy Shigehiro 129 YBC BANTAM GIRLS Lori Chaki 144 Cheryl Miyashirc 184 Jan Baker 160 Rhonda Harris 136 Lorraine Kwan 133 Cathy Hamilton 132 Patt! Mlklos 135 YBC JRS t SRS Pat Hamilton 314 (716) Jennifer Mabln 241 Karen Qelleny 210 Joy Nakamura 225 Cindy Pedrlnl 205 Wendy Terry 205 Kendra Harding 205 Troy Hovey 308 David Wells 246 (707) George Coulter 248 Duane 277 Harvio Pocza 269 (706) Andrew Alblston 237 YOUNQ ADULTS Sandy RicMrdsor ?9i Km Kovacs 380 (795) Nadlne Kovacs 254 (686) Cindy Podrtni 266 (689) Ken Kurtz 321 (750) Marvin Higa 32E (758) Linda Malcomson 255 (657) Diane Waddell 225 Bill Todd 285 (743) Merlen Bunnage 373 (801) Sheila Wasyllshen 250 (663) HENRY HOMES Norman Gyulai 278 (707) Jim More 273 George Matchett 243 Dennis Huber 246 Ellen Huber 240 Bryan Leishman 315 Ed Henderson 257 Ken Malcomson 299 (768) Jerry Hakze ?95 Fay Lanqager 226 Conrad Arnold 286 Mary Tollestrup 220 Jear Passey 229 Maria Jokuty ?21 LETHBRIDGE BANKS Leona Mann 320 (742) Don Bilozyr 244 Loretta Hanzel 242 Mabel McFadden 235 Wayne Lazanck 259 Donna Umens 226 Gordon Deiberl 238 Barb Jones 229 Roy Champion 244 Doreen Teichroeb 226 JCC A Ryo Nagala 345 (831) Ken Kamitomo 266 (734) Mas Shiqohiro ?86 Sumi Medoruma 225 Mary Shigehiro Gus Mo'iyi'm (741) Aki Monyama 253 Aya Monyama 253 Tosh Ibuki 270 Bill Roy 266 Mane Hirashima 247 Gor- die Tanaka 323 Nobby Tajm 291 EAGLES LODGE Frank Gorda 278 Ron Bota 230 Joe Gillett 251 Gary Ward 251 Mary Ward 263 (690) Ev Groves 243 Norm Miller 232 Doug McCarthy 277 K ithy Ludwig 232 Andy Krajewski 308 Larry Veres 232 Geo Matchett 226 SENIOR CITIZENS Henry Bechthold 332 (790) C Van Wyk 258 Ted Haszard 210 Jensen 224 Jim Whelen 212 Lavallev 218 (618) PREBUILT SOCIAL Kim Kovacs 272 (768) Bob Thompson 256 (724) Brad Blder 247 Darlone 236 Dpbbip Fletcher 241 Jim Kaupp 241 Judy Lagasse222 Joe Schmalz 222 Dons Shector 220 Naida Low 216 HIGA'S Peggie Voort 263 Marlene Bosch 26? (74ei) Loretta Kammski 262 (640) Elma Groves 288 (721) Lorna Lubitz 283 Dot Anderson 3'6 (752) Phyl Harrison (644) Velta Argals 277 I oraine Persley 252 (647) Kae Mann 250 RANDY JOEVENAZZO Locals to host Canucks Lethbridge Longhorns will play host to Calgary Canucks tonight at Henderson Ice Centre at eight o clock Longhorns in their initial season in the Alberta Junior Hockey League got out of the gate in orderly fashion but have had trouble turning the quarter-pole In their first four outings the locals split with their op- position But in their last six encounters they have been un- able to get untracked A young club, the Longhorns are currently being haunted by one bad period a game The start of their losing skein was a good indication They hosted Red Deer Rustlers and led 4-3 going into the final 20 minutes The roof, however caved in during the final 20 minutes and the Longhorns finished on the wrong end of a 9-4 count Coach Stan Maxwell feels he may have to make some changes if things don t take a turn for the better Tonight s meeting with the Canucks is the first of the season between the two clubs Carpet! 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