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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LEtHSRIbGE HERALD Wednesday, Soplombcr 2, Track And Field Events Highlight Games Action STRETCH FOR A CATCH Flanker Mike Eben of the Edmonton Eski- mo; throws himself through the air for a successful reception in: a Western Conference game Tuesday against B.C. lions, The teams fought it out on a field soaked by on all-day rain. Eskimos won 20-9 for their second win of the year. Edmonton Puts Mall To B.C. Winning Ways ,'L JkJyjJiQ flunnjn EDMONTON (CP) For the first time this year, Edmonton Eskimos showed a respectable running game as they surprised British Columbia Lions 20-9 in a Western Football Conference game Tuesday night. Tile Eskimos picked up 179 yards along the ground, only 52 yards fewer than they had gained rushing in their first six- of which they lost. Alan Pitcaithley, formerly with New York Giants of th National Football League, wa mainly responsible for th change. He gained SO yards on 14 car many of them in key situa tions where power up the mit die was needed. Terry Swarn, who carried sb times for 64 yards, scored hot; Edmonton touchdowns, one on 50-yard pass-and-run play am the other on a 39-yard running play. On each occasion Ms tre- mendous speed made the score; possible. CUTLEIl CONVERTS Dare Cutler converted thi touchdowns and kicked fiel< goals of 14 and 43 yards to com plete the Eskimo scoring. B.C. got a touchdown from miarferback Paid Brothers from one-yard out, a convert and a single from Ted Gerela and single by Ken Phillips. The win moved Edmonton into fourth place in the WFC with four points, two ahead oi last-place Winnipeg Blue Bomb- ers and two behind Calgary clinched the with 10 points in 13 seconds in the fourth quarter. On Swarn's first touchdown he took a short pass over the mid- dle from quarterback Don Trull, followed a key block by Mike Eben, then hot-footed it into the end zone without a B.C. de- fender getting close to him. His last-quarter score was an individual effort around Hie right side of the Edmonton line and past the B.C.'s dcfciisiv backs. It came on the first play from scrimmage following John interception o a Carroll Williams pass am only 13 seconds after Cutler hai kicked his 43-yard field goal. They Won't Need Prodding Stampieders. B.C. remained second with eight points, four behind Saskat- chewan Roughriders. The first and third quarters were scoreless. Edmonton held a KM) lead at half time then EDMONTON 20 B.C. 3 First downs.......... Yards rushing-.. Yards passing Net offencG Passes yds yds WFC STANDINGS B.C. EDM. 13 16 88 179 w L T F A PH. 0 169 104 0 1S9 1.19 0 112 S] 0 99 130 0 75 147 Gerota, BC Abondschan, 3 Evenson, BC Cutler, E McKin.iie, S Houmard, W Shaw, c McKinnis, C Thompson, S Robinson, C 12 8 6 4 2 Pis. 7 63 19 9 2 10 7 8 39 0 6 0 2J 0 0 0 2.1 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 1A 6 0 0 2.1 C FG S 0 17 13 JBOHLDerS WINNIPEG (CP) Winnipeg Blue Bombers won't need any prodding to "get up" for their Western Football Conference re- match against Calgary Stam- peders tonight. The memory of their last en- counter enough. should be motive In that meeting, Calgary de- feated the Bombers 34-10 bu they had to score 33 of their points in the second half after trailing 10-1. It was the beginning of a trend for the Bombers who were defeated in their next three games because they couldn'l play consistent football in the late stages. TORONTO (CP) Jake Gau-1 for a new stadium with seating daur, Canadian Football LeaKs j capacity of at a cost of commissioner, said Tuesday me earliest possible date a decision could be made on a London, Ont., franchise application would be next February. A group of London business- non announced plans Monday :o seek a CFL franchise for the 1972 season. Bob Harris, a London land de- veloper, made the announce- ment on behalf of flic group, and said a letter of intent would )e given to Gaudaur in time for ail Eastern Conference execu- tive committee meeting Sept. 8. Gaudaur said the next full CFL executive meeting will be in Toronto during Grey Cup yeek, Nov. 22-28, when league governors will get their first chance to consider an applica- ion. The next annual meeting is the second Thursday in Febru- ary, "the earliest possible date at which any actual decision by he league could be made." Gaudaur said in an interview t would require seven league members to accept a new fran- chise and unanimous accept- ance of the conference in which the new team enters. "All that has taken place so r is a conversation between and one person from Gaudaur said. The London group's plans call SAVE Tuo 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE; o A MUFFIER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS 8 FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES All AT IWUTH UFFLERf 509 Avenuo South Phono 328-8134 million. Reaction from several CFL clubs Tuesday indicated that most would favor an additional team in the EFC, mainly be- cause it would provide balance with the five-team Western Con- ference. General manager Earl Luns- ford and president Paul Quintan of Winnipeg Blue Bombers and president Jack Baker of Edmon- ton Eskimos agreed that five teams in each conference would make scheduling much easier. Puck Clinics Filled Up The response to the City of Lethbridge Recreation Depart- ment sponsored hockey clinics has been so great the registra- tions have been concluded. According to organizer Steve Arisman they can't accomo- date even one more boy for either the pee wee or bantam clinic. Registrations opened Monday, and Tuesday afternoon they were filled. The pee wee clinic, for boys 10 and II, will get under way Sept. 14 and run through until -lie 18 while the Bantam clinic, for boys 12-14, is from Sept. 21-26.' Instructors for the schools will be Hector Negrello, Stan That siring was ended lasi week when the Bombers put to- gether 60 minutes of solid, crowd pleasing football to win their first league game in upset- ting Toronto Argonauts 28-22. "We were in every game until the fourth quarter, said Winni- peg head coach Jim Spavital. "But we weren't mature enough. We have a lot of young men who were here last year but they're still rookies. They'll improve though because they aren't afraid to work." Spavital said defence is Bombers' biggest problem at the moment but "we're going to win more ball games than peo- ple think." Spavital said nobody should be surprised if Winnipeg emerges with a victory over Calgary, but he'll be fielding a reshuffled team when they meet n the match to be televised on western network begin- ning at 7 p.m. MST. J.NTERMAN BACK Rudy Linternian will he back in his halfback slot after sitting out a suspension for indifferent )lay. John Reykdal, a defensive ine man, was cut. Stampeder coach Jim Duncan vent looking for some strength at left offensive guard and came up with John Atamian, ormer Saskatchewan Roughri- der who was cut recently by Winnipeg. "Atamian played so well for us over there (in Saskatchewan) hat when Jack Abendschan1 de- cided to try it stateside he couldn't regain his job when he 'ame back." But Atamian isn't likely fo TURIN, Italy (AP) The sixth World University Games moved into the final stretch today with the opening of the big track and i'ield events that will account for 31 gold medals. At this stage, the United States holds an overwhelming margin of gold medals over the other countries. It has 19, to nine for the Soviet Union, two for Italy and one each for Yugo- slavia and Hungary. Canada has won no golds ar silvers and only one bronze so far. Two golds will be at stake today, the men's javelin and the race. Miklos Ne- meth of Hungary is favored to take the javelin title but in the metres competitors were considered evenly matched. As track and field tennis was moving toward an end with three finals today and two on Thursday. Ada Bakker and Tina Swaan of The Netherlands faced two Japanese sisters, Kazuko and Yunko S a w a m a t s u, for Uie women's doubles final. In men's events, two Japa- nese, Sakai and Kamivazumi, were to play the Soviet couple Lejus-VohW in the doubles final. FAVORED IN SABRE In the men's individual sabre, the Soviets are favored to take their fifth title in the sport. Gymnastics, inen's and women's basketball and volley- ball are all in the final stages. Canada was 12th after Tues- day's men's team gymnastics events with 69.25 points. Japan led with 85.35 followed by tie Soviet Union and the U.S. As the Game: moved into Edmonton coach Ray Jauch their eighth day of competition was elated rath his team's sec- the big political question was have refused to play Israel in the men's basketball and volley- ball tournaments and the Alge- rians also have refused to play Portugal for political reasons. The Algerian basketball team was demoted to the bottom of the tournament standings for its two defaults. There were re- ports that in case of further po- litical controversies, a team might be expelled outright. ANDY CAPP WJREALWARE- ond win of the season. "We finally got some good of- fensive blocking which allowed the wide stuff to he said after the gams. "I think that with the people we now have we will be able to run outside and off tackle." Jaueh also said that the def- ence, which picked off four B.C. passes, played an outstanding game. "We used a stack defence. The last time we played B.C. they ran wild. This time we had the linebackers up close which meant we had to let Brothers pass, but that we could stop Jim Evenson and A. D. Whitfield from running." Wydareny's interception was his sixth of the year, tops in the Canadian Football League. Swarn caught three passes for 74 yards and leads the CFL in receptions with 28. Tom Nettles caught two and is second in the CFL with 24. Over-all, Edmonton had a net offence of 339 yards, 179 rushing and 160 passing while B.C. to- ailed 242 yards, 88 rushing and 154 passing. Edmonton had 16 first downs and the Lions 13. whether the Arabs would com- 7 WHO ELSE COULb SERVE UP A MESS V UKETHIS WITH A "SMILE ON Race Results ELRICH SPORT SCO NATIONAL LEAGUE W 7] 69 Pittsburgh New fork Chicago St. Louis Philadelphia Montreal Cincinnati Los Angeles San Francisco Atlsr.ta Houston San Diego 57 West 86 Pel. .530 .51! .515 .478 .474 .429 .635 .561 .526 .-185 .466 .383 G3L oMERICAN LEAGUE East w t Baltimore York Detroit Boston 7'A j Cleveland Washington Minnesota calitornia Oakland Pet. C-BL i .642 J .550 .526 .515 .474 15VS 17 21 54 59 62 CALGARY (CP) Racs re: uesday from Victoria Park: First claiming, 2-year-olds, 7 Dngs. fur- tart ;ome against Winnipeg doubts have been and Maxwell, Les Howie Yanosik. Colwill and iressed about the health of Stampeders outstanding defen- ive tackle, Granville Liggins, fill recovering from a groin in- jury. The absence of Liggins' would certainly please Spavital who sees great difficulties in con- taining him and linemate John Helton. "We'll have to do a better job on Helton this said Spav- ital. "We'll have to block him this time. "Trouble is, if you pay too much attention to Helton then you have that Liggins to worry about. Calgary's defence is as good as anybody's in the CFL." Legal Term (Hunt) J.20 3.00 !-60 are Speed (Wiseman) 4.10 2.30, MII- larie (Cuthbertson) 3.10. Time: 4-5. Hillarious Hanna, Counly Scandal. ew Page, Magic Dirk, Red Mount Iso ran. Second claiming, 3-year-olds and up, furlongs. Go Go Glen (Barroby) 7.85 3.20 2.60, Land Beyond (stadnyk) 3.60 2.60, Hot Talent {Rasmussen) 3.20. Time: 3-5. Oh My Honey, HI Pipe's Pa, Quarry Point, Smooth Edge, Clem's Boy also DAILY DOUBLE: S3S.90 Third claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. Dr. Mite (Wiseman) 7.80 3.90 2.90, Fallen Miss (Barroby) 4.50 3.20, Mr. Stockyards (Parsons) '6.60. Time: Tropical Treasure Eva Dobbin, Fog Lefhbridge Sugar Kings season ticket holders from last year must pick up their 1970-71 sea- on tickets any day 6 to 9 p.m. at Adams Ice Centre 9th Ave. North. Patches, sickle's Queen, Kitty Stilline also ran. Fourth 51.400, claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. Hey Joker (Billingslcy) 15.30 5.00 4.10, Bazia (Cuthbertson) 5.10 4.30, Joy's Taffy (Rasmussen) 3.90. Time: 4-5. Something High, Flyina Phil, Yuk- anbelme, Bold Grin, Kid Balou also ran. Filth claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. Cumlocps (Billingsleyl 3.50 2.80 2.50, Silky Page (Haynes) 6.20 3.30, Royal Tanner (Shields) 2.20. Time: Major Marni, Blue Lornon, Sure Speed, Lady Harcon Queen's Law also ran. EXACTOR: Sixih claiming, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs. Killom (Morris; j.Bu 2.EO 2.EO, Rag- timer (Rasmussen) 3.30 2.20, Western Runner (Shields) 4.80. Time; 4-5. Sister City. Kei haughty Nancy, Seventh 32.000 Handicap, 3-year-oids and up, o Kid, Maxl Dent, Merry Mullet also I 1-16 Dark iles. Star's Girl (Shields) 14.90 6.60 3.80, Obaro's Babe (Norris) 3.SO 3.30.' Time: 1: Sinning orene. Mer f, Graceful Lassie, Wii- '1. Hi Note also ran. Eighth claiming 3-year-olds and up, furlongs. Esprit D'Or (Stadnyk) 6.20 4.30 3.CO, Hola Fire (Whittle) 13.50 8.60, Jimmy A Go Go (Barroby) 2.90. Time: Ace Award, Putiet Sound, Lisa B -ocd. Courteous, Alurq Soa also ran. eUlNELl.Al H0..15 NAMED COACH Erickson was named coach of Phoenix Roadrunners Tuesday. Aut Named Coach Autry (Aut) Erickson, a for- mer Lethbridge Native Son -was named coach of Phoenix Road- mimers of the Western Hockey League Tuesday. Erickson will succeed Sandy Hucul who has been acting coach since AIf Pike was, re- lieved cf his duties last Feb- niary. Hucul has been given permission to apply for the coaching job at Salt Lake City. With his appointment as coach of the Roadrunners it will mean that Erickson will relir.e from the active roster at 32 years of age, At 32 Erick- son will be the youngest coach in the Western League and one of the youngest in professional hockey. During his professional ca- reer Erickson played with Bos- ton Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs' Stanley Cup champion- ship a in, Chicago Black Hawks, Buffalo Bisons, and on (he rosters of the Calgary S t a m p e d c r s and Victoria Maple Leafs when these two chibs won the Western League crown. Ericksui, for the past few years, had been plagued with a recurring back problem and last season sat out much of the year due to the problem. He underwent a successful spinal fusion cpcrntion at the end of the seasou. TODAY'S GAMES Pillsburgh Moose 8-9 at Montrea McGinn 7-8 N Philadelphia G. Jackson J-13 at Chi- cago Pappas 10-6 New York Seaver 17-10 at St. Louis Reusse 5-5 N Los Angeles Sutton 13-10 at Atlanta Nash 12-7 N San Francisco Marlcha] 9-9 at Cin- cinnati Nolan 15-5 N San Diego Coombs 9-10 at Houston M N TUESDAY'S RESULTS New York 100 000 001 ID St. Louis 001 000 100 3 10 2 McAndrew, SadecKi (8) Frisella (9) Folkers (II) Herbel (6-5) (11) McGraw (12) and Grote; Gibson and Sim- mons. HR: Leron Pittsburgh 001 1M 12 4 Montreal 100 000 4 S 1 Veale (9-14) Lamb' f7) 'Brunei Giusti (9) and SanguIIIen; S lone man (4-1-1) Marshall (6) Strohmayer (B) Reed (3) and Bateman. HRs; Alou (1) StargslJ FIRST Lot Angel i 220 010- S 10 0 Atlanta Oil IK 3 10 2 Osteen, Lamb (5-0) (4) Mikkelsen (8) and Haller; Nlekro (10-17) Mr. Queen (5) Priddy (7) and .Tlllman. HRs; SECOND Los Angeles W2 WO 1 Atlanta MO 110 5 o Moeller (7-6) Brewer (8) and Suda- kis; Reed (6-7) and Kino. HR: Cepeda Francisco COO 200 5 10 (I Cincinnati 010 000 3 7 1 Perry (18-13) and Dietz; McGlothlin, Carro (9-3) (7) Gullett (9) and Bench. HR: Bonds San Diego 000 Ml 000 3 8 0 Houilon 000 OH 001 1 6 1 Dobson (11-13) and Cannlzzaro, SIo- cum DIerker, Culvsr (6-5) (9) Cook (10) Gladding (10) and Edwards. HR: Philadelphia 000 MO 010 IM 3 12 9 Chicago ooo ooo 200 ooo 2 7 o Bunning, B. Wilson (8) Hosrner (8) Selma (9) Fryman (8-6) (II) Wenz (13) Short (13) and McCarver; Holtzman, Regan (4-8) (9) and Hundley. HRs: j Milwaukee ..50 85 .370 29'A Chicago.......47 87 .360 31 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago Johnson 2-3 at Oakland Hunter 1-12 N Kansas City Johnson 6-9 af Califcr- nla Wright 18-9 N Minnesota Zepp 7-3 at Milwaukee Pattin 10-11 N Cleveland Paul 1-5 at Washington Bosnian H-9 N Baltimore McNally 21-7 at New Yorlt Kekich 4-3 N Detroit Cnin 12-5 and Kilkenny 7-3 at Boston Peters 13-10 and Koonce 2-3 a TUESDAY'S RESULTS Kansas City 000 001 4W- 4 3 California OGfl 000 040 0-8) and k'irkpatrlckj Mur- phy 113-10) K. "alum !7) Fisher (8) and Azcuc. Chicago .100 100 11 1 Oakland 101 000 6 11 2 John, Wood (3-12) (9) and Herr- mann; Dobson Granf (7) Lindb I a d (5-2) (9) and Tenace. HR: kins FIRST Minnesota 100 4 f 1 Milwaukee 000 OOB 050 Perry (20-11) and Mitlerwald; rausse (IMS) Gelnar (7) Baldwin (9) and Roof. ECOND Minnesota 100 000 000 7 8 0 UlWP'j'KtC 000 000 001 1 9 I Hall, Perrancskt (7) Williams (7) Kast (11-10) (91 and Mitlerwald; Down- Sanders (8) Bolln (Ml) (10) Bald- (11) and McNerfney. HR: Minn-