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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wednesday, S.plembgr I, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Montreal miscues keep east game dose This time Massey a pain in Ti-Cats neck MONTREAL (CP) Before Montreal Alouetlcs started their regular 1971 football season, they suspended halfback Bill Massey for not reporting a pain in the pinched nerve U> be exact. Massey came off the KUS- j pcnded lisl ill time for Tuesday night's Eastem Football Confer- ence ganre against Hamilton and proved to be a pain gener- ally for the Ticats as Die Als squeaked to a 25-24 win before fans. The six-foot, gradu- ale of Hawaii, who came to Montreal on a recommendation from Ids college football coach, racked up 160 yards rushing and caught three passes from Sonny Wade for 37 yards. Wade also threw touchdown passes to Jim Foley and Garry Lefebvre and handed off to Bruce Van Ness for the oilier Montreal touchdown. Justin Canale kicked a convert and a 36-yard field goal, Place-kicker George Springate, who retired from Ihe Als after the game, added a single and punter Garry Lefebvre booted a 60- yard single to complelc the Montreal scoring. "Joe Francis, one of my coaches at Hawaii, Lold me that Montreal was a great place to Massey said. "He played quarterback here and at Green Bay and haci nothing but good things to say about the city." WROTE TO CLUBS Massey and his father wrote every club in the National and Canadian Football Leagues to advertise him before he gradu- aled last year. "Then I took what appeared to be the best offer." Massey said he did not want to be too nervous in his first start with the Als. He got the opportunity to start when Moses Benson, who suffered torn ton- dons in his left ankle, was rics of plays committed his fatal fumble. But after that, Massey de- lighted the home fans and coach Sam Etchcverry darting through the ho'cs opened by his offensive linemen. "They (the line) opened a lot of good holes for me and I just ran through Massey said after the game. "The fumble was just one of those lliings. II's happened to me More, but you have to bounce back from it." Massey said he dived for the first down and then someone hit him and the ball popped loose. "Yes, the line was blocking said coach Sam Etchcverry. "They were blowing the de- fence out of there. But Massey was making a lot of yardage on his own. He cuts really quick." MONTREAL 11 HAMILTON 74 HAM. MTU. Flrtl clowns 9 55 Yard! Yards passing Nel offence Passes made-lrie Inlerceplicns-yorc Punls-avg. Fumbles-lost PEnalllcs-yds UB Hi 11-11 1-31 ld-45 placed on the club's suspended list Monday. But Massey's debut did not begin quite the way he wanted it. On liis second carry of the ball game, he fumbled after making a first down on the Montreal 46. Defensive half Allen Brenner scooped Ihe ball up and raced the Montreal end zone and following a convert by Tommy- Joe Coffey, Hamilton led 10-2 with gone in the first quarter. Montreal had jumped to a 2-0 lead on the singles by Lefebvre an'' Springate, the latter en a missed field goal from the Hamilton 23. Coffey then kicked a 42-yard field goal to put Hamilton ahead 3-2 at and on the next re- Two game lead for Cowboys The Dallas Cowboys took a two game lead in their be of seven Senior Men's Fastball League championship playoffs as they slashed the Labor Club 17-1 Tuesday night. The Cowboys did all the dam- age in the fifth and seventh inn- ings, coming up with six m the fifth ajid seven in Uie lop of the seventh. Meanwhile the Labor Club managed their only run in the bottom of the first inning as winning pitcher George Santoni fired a three-hitler. Losing hurler, Dennis Hydy- chuk was tagged on 16 occasions to take Ihe loss. Garry Wyroslok led the Cow- boys at the plale stroking a triple and a double. Joe Sclnib'cr ?nd Santoni has been spec- ulation l.hal llic American league club migliL leave New York if the city fails to pur- chase and refurbish Yankee Stadium. Now York Giants of tlw Na- tional Football Ixsaflnc, present, tenants in Yankee Stadium, rc- cpnlly announced plans lo move lo a proposed .sports develop- ment in New Jersey for (ho season. Leopold Scopes Ruko Scopes Buffalo Knives Puma Knives Buck Knives Lee Loading RGBS Loading Lyman Loading Redfield Scopes Weaver Scopes Interesting Sport Movies DOOR PRIZES! EXPERT INFORMATION ON Alt BY MANUFACTURER'S AGENTS! Buy at the Show and Save BOOTH PURHASE BONUSES 16 Years must be accompanied by USE HOYT'S OWN CHARGE PLAN OR YOUR CHARGEX CARD COFFEE DONUTS Sporting Goods Dept. DOWNTOWN ;