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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -Menday, September 35, 1972 THE LETHMID6E HWAID Eskimos upset after Saturday setback Lancaster on shelf, Bombers grab lead By THE CANADIAN PRESS Controversy ami cool wealhcr highlighted weekend Canadian Football League activity on the Prairies, but an Injury to Sas- katchewan Rougliriders quar- terback lion Lancaster could turn out to bo more significant than anything else. The brilliant roughridor vet- eran left hallway through an 18-16 loss to Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Ilegina and did not return. The Saskatchewan of- fence stuttered behind Bubba. Wyche tlie rest of the way as Winnipeg gained sole posses- sion of top spot in the Western Football Conference. Lancaster's injury was diag- nosed as possible cracked ribs. He fumbled after a hard tackle by Mike Kuhn. Results of x- rays were expected to be known today. Lancaster was joined on the sidelines by another veteran all-star, tackle Ed McQuarters, Cougars belt Mohawks 32-13 The Catholic Central Cougars registered their third consecu- tive Southern Alberta High School Football League victory blasting Medicine Hat Mohawks 32 13 under adverse weather conditions Saturday night. TOP SHOT Jim Maclean of Lethbridge won the Bill Snider memorial trophy shoot over the weekend. The two-day competition was held at the lethbndge Trap Club. Wins Snider trophy MacLean tops Races halted today You can't, have horse races I! the jockeys won't ride. That's not anyone's philosophy it is just plain sense. The weatherman dealt the Lethbridge Fall Race Meet slight blow Saturday with the snow and as a result the meet was to have resumed today but conditions are still poor at Whoop-Up Downs. Post time Wednesday is set for two o'clock. There will also be racing Thursday and next Tuesday. These two days were black days, no racing had been planned, but after losing Satur- day and Monday local officials decided to race these two open days and still have a 12-day meet. Saturday's card was cancel led after the first two races as the jockeys.refused to ride. Three horses went down li the first two races and that wa that. Jockey's Mark Jensen am Gerry Kipling were taken t hospital after they fell in th first race and then Rod Hayne was dumped in the second. In the only races run Colo Mo Amber, in the first race, combined with Hola Fire m the Jim MacLean of Lethbridge Is the 1972 Bill Snider memorial trophy winner. MacLean scored 184 of a pos- sible 200 to win the trophy at the Lethbridge Trap Club over the weekend. In event one MacLean had a 98 of a possible 100 lo win A class honors. Other class win- ners In the first event were Dwight Hildebrandt class B, with a 96. George Woo, class C with an 89 and Salvador Arias, class I) with an 85. Arias won the short yardage event with an 83 the long yard' age went to Ron Wobick with an 81. In doubles it was Kildebrandt the winner of class A with an 89. A 71 won it for Felix Me- Leod in the final of class B while Nino Campitelli won class C with a 74. MacLean was forced into a shoot-off to win the fourth event, A class honors. He was near perfect with a 99 of a pos- sible 100 and then was 24 of 25 in the shoot-off. Randy Martin won the B class title with a 93, Ray Shuler C class with an 85 and Jack Hildebrandt D class with a 71. In event five short yardage honors went to Campitelli while MacLean won the long yardage. Junior champion from the two-day event was Clayton Woo with a 170 of a possible 200 while women's honors went to Darlcno Woo with a 179. second to pay lo nine daily double ticket holders. The race meet will continue, weather permitting, until Thanksgiving Monday. Only a handful of fans hud- led hi the Henderson ball park leachers to watch the leaders, the SAHSFL divisions battle or supremacy. The Cougars lead the west iivision with a 3-0 record while he Mohawks top the east di- ision with a 2-1 standing after >aturday night. Snow had started to fall larly in the morning and many lartisan fans took it for grant- ed that the game would be post- loncd until a later date. This wasn't to be the case as the two clubs braved the :hilly night and bounced around on the playing field vhich wasn't up lo par. The .Cougars adjusted to the ilaying field though as they >uilt up a lead after 12 minutes of play and a 19-6 mar- iin after two quarters. Both clubs came up with con- verted touchdowns in the third quarter, but the Cougars man- aged the only major in the nal quarter. Speedsters, Bob Parkyn nad Guy Pomahac led Ihe Cougars' offensive attack with two touch- downs apiece while John Kosti- uk added one. Bill Dudas abo chipped in with two converts. The Mohawks were paced by Calvui Schick and Handy Mey ers, who managed one touch down each. Raymond Comets and Coal dale Spartans maintained their first place status by picking up easy victories in the weslcn division of the Foothills Foot ball Conference on the week end. Friday, the Comets earnec their third straight league wi as they blasted tho Milk Rive Ridge Riders 34-12. Steve Acuni was outstandin for the Comets, registerin three big touchdowns whi] Even in September "SKI SCENE" knows best PRE-SEASON SKI SALE NOW IN PROGRESS BEN PEARSON ARCHERY BROWNING ARCHERY SPALDING HOCKEY SPEEDO SWIM SUITS ADIDAS SPORT SHOES TRAINING SUITS HIKING BOOTS BACK PACKS 10-SPEED BICYCIES Dave Maracl got careless ROBINSON, Dave Marad, 111 who (AP) had Just I SCENE COLLEGE MALL SPORTS SHOP LETHBRIDGE blown his first big chance to win a title on the tough pro golf tour, gave a rueful little shrug of his shoulders and said: "1 guess I got a little care- less. "I had that big lead and 1 was out there thinking about and next year's emption and everything that goes with being a winner." That was on the 10th hole of Die water-logged Crawford County Country Club Sunday when the longshot struggler had a five-stroke lead over Gricr Jones. Jones, however, made up five strokes over the last seven holes, forced a playoff and beat Marad on the second extra hole for the first pri7e in Robinson's Fall Golf Classic. Doug Hill and Jim Ralph chip- ped in with one apiece, Mark Kamitomo managed t hit four of the five convert a tempts. Scott Russell and Mike Cle land did all the scoring for th Ridge Riders wilh one loud down each. Saturday, Gerhard Sclimo] played brilliantly as he carriec Coaldale to a 24-1 victory ov the defenceless Picture But Elks and their third consecutu league win. Schmold racked up fou touchdowns to score all th Spartans' points while Di Chronick notched the lone Elks marker. In east division action Satur day, the Vulcan Coujars gaini sole possession of "first plai wilh a 20-13 decision over (I Clareshohn Cobras. Vulcan now leads the ea division with a 3-0 record whi tlie Cobras trail in second wi a 2-1 standing. Meanwhile an exhibition e counter between the Cardsti Cougars and St. Mary's Wa riors was postponed due to poc field conditions. League action will continu tonight when the Nanli Knights travel to High River. !io injured his knee In tha lird quarter. There was specu- tion he had cartilage or liga- ent damage. Edmonton Eskimos appar- ntly escaped the injury jinx at has harassed them this ason, but they had difficulty coring as they dropped a 10-9 ecision to Ottawa Bough Rid- rs, Eastern Conference lead- rs, in one of two Interlocking amcs. Calgary Stampeders blasted fantreal Alouettes 34-15 in ther. Dave Cutler missed a 41-yard eld goal attempt on the last ay of the game at Edmonton, efensive back Rod Woodward eturned it and confusion took 'er. Woodwards' return boot as fielded by Cutler, who lat- to quarterback Tom 'ilkinson, Wilkinson kicked the ball into e end zone, but the officials uled centre Bob Howes had in- erfercd with Adams and the lay was dead at that point, ad Wilkinson's return kick not een nullified by the penalty, xlmonton would have tied the ame. The result dropped Edmonton nto a tie with Saskatchewan or second place. It marked the econd game in a row that EoV .onton failed to score a touch- own. Cutler has provided all f Edmonton's 21 points hi their uccessive losses to Saskatche- an and Ottawa. CORED MAJOR Ottawa was paced by Art antrelle, who struggled two ards for a touchdown in the mirth quarter. Gerry Organ onverted and adted a 13-yard eld goal. Cutler's successful In each of the first hree 43, 34 nd 31 yards. Despite the loss, coach Bay aucli was not downcast. He even praised Ihe officials. "It was tlie best-officiated ;ame we've been in all IB the last play." Before he was sidelined, Lan- caster hit Al Ford with a 13- touchdown pass. George d scored on a short plunge the other major. Jack Abenc'cchan converted both. A conceded safety completed the ;coring. A 97-yard pass-and-run play nvolving Winnipeg quarterback Jon Jonas and flanker Jim Tiiorpe, only seconds after lord's score, removed Sas- katchewan's momentum. The touchdown, longest play from scrimmage in the CFL this sea- son, was followed by a 27- yarder, also involving Thorpe and Jonas. Jonas converted both touchdowns, kicked a 37- yard single and added a 33- yard field goal. Saskatchewan could have won the game on a last-play field goal attempt by Abendschan that was short from 45 yards. In Calgary, the Stampeders intercepted seven passes by Sonny Wade and had an easy time gaining the victory that propelled them into fourll place, ahead of the idle British Columbia Lions, but welt be hind Saskatchewan and Kdmon ton. WINNIPEG) II SASKATCHEWAN II HAMILTON (CP) The sprinkling of rain that show- ered on fans at Ivor Wynne Stadium Sunday after- noon was nothing compared to he hosing Toronto Argonauts took on the field. The hosing was applied by John Williams and Dave Bu- chanan whose Hamilton Tiger- Cats sank the Argos 41-14 and merged atop the Eastern Foot- Firsl downs Yards rushing....... Yards passing Net offence Passes made-tried Interceptions DISPUTED PLAY Edmonlon quarterback Tom Wilkinson argues with one of officials following tne disputed ending to Canadian Foolball League with Ottawa Rough Riders in Edmonton. Ollawa won 10-9, (CP Wirepholo) Toronto has one tvin in eight starts Argonauts sink deeper ill Conference with Ottawa I a 31-yard scoring play that sent Rough Riders, each with 12 points although the Riders liave riayed one less game. Ottawa laid partial claim to 'irst place Saturday night with a disputed 10-9 win over Ed- monton Eskimos while Mon- treal Alouettes, third in the East, dropped a 34-15 game Sunday in Stampeders Calgary to the and stayed four Fumbles i Penallles-yardi CALGARY 3S MONTREAL II CAL Firsl downs......... 23 Yards rushing 331 Yards passing 227 Wet offence 391 Passes made-tried 12-3- l n1 e rce p1 ions i Punts-eve rate....... 3< Fumblei-losr 2-: Penates-yards 5-7 OTTAWA 10 EDMONTON First 14 is Yardi rushing....... 67 194 Yards passing....... lai 91 Net offence.......... 259 372 Passes rnade-Jritd 14-24 10-15 Infercepilots 1 1 11 -40 )2-3i SAJHL elects officers for new season The Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League elected officers tor the 1972-73 season at their annual meeting In Taber Sun- day. Jim Hilderfand of Taher will replace Vic Appleton of Medi- cine Hat as the league's gov- ernor while Jerry McGee of Lethbridge will handle the stat- istician's chores. Leo Harrold was also elected as referee-in-chief for another season. Meanwhile only four teams have committed themselves to toil in the league this .year, while three otters are unde- cided. The Lethbridge Warriors and Lethtridge Elks will definitely don their blades in the SAJL along with a team from Bas- sano and Standard. Standard is a new entry and will play half their home games in Standard and the other half in Gleichen. Vauxhall, Taber and Vulcan are still undecided, but will let the league know within ttie next two weeks. Medicine Hat Wheelers have been granted a years leave of absence, due to internal prob- lems. points up on Toronto and six behind the co-leaders. "When she rains, she said Hamilton coach Jerry Wil- liams after the game, con- ceding that "things started hap- pening to them The first "thing" that was in- dicative of how "Uiings started happening" was when Williams picked off an errant Wally Gabler pass late in the first half and converted it into Hamilton Into the lead for tha first Then, early in the third quar- ter while Toronto pass defend- ers Marv Luster and Chip Bar- rett juggled what should have been a Toronto interception, the diminutive Buchanan jumped between the two taller men and came down with the ball to con- tinue a 68-yard scoring play from Chuck Ealey. That mounted the score to 20' 7 and the Argos slowly sub- merged thereafter, along with their playoff hopes. HAMILTON 41 TORONTO 14 First dawns Yards rushing Yards passing Passes Intercepted by Punts-average vard! Fumbles-fumbles lost Penalties-total yards Fires six touchdown passes Namath has had better days By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "I know It sounds Joe Namath grinned, "but I've had better days throwing .the ball." If he has, Baltimore Colts arc probably quite "nappy they weren't around then. They were around Sunday when Namath demolished them to lead New York .lets to a 44-34 National Football League victory. "It wasn't my best NT2mnth dead-panned after roll- ing up an Incredible 490 aerial yards and SUE touchdowns. "Sometimes I threw it short, sometimes I was long and sometimes where I wanted to lie." His firsl three touchdowns covered 65 yards to Eddie Bell, 67 to John Higgins and 28 to Don Maynard, followed by three to Rich Caster involving plays of 10, 79 and 80 yards re- spectively. The six touchdowns fell one short of the NFL record nnd the yardage, achieved on just completions in 28 attempts, was third best in the league's history for ona game. In Sunday's other games, Buffalo Bills stunned San Fran- cisco '49ers 27-20, New England Patriots stung Atlanla Falcons 21-20, Cleveland Browns looped Philadelphia Eagles 27-17, Dal- las Cowboys defeated New York Giants 23-14, Miami Dol phins mauled Houston Oilers Minnesota Vikings took Detroit Lions 34-10, Cincinnati Bengals slipped past Pittsburgh Steelers 15-10. San Diego Chargers dumped Denver Broncos 37-14. Oakland Raiders beat Green Bay Packers 20-14, Washington Redskins downed St. Louis Cardinals 24-10 and Chicago Bears tied Los Angeles Rams 13-13. Tonight Kansas City Chiefs lake on the Saints in New Or- leans. Johnny Umlas didn't exactly have a dismal day quarter- backing the Colls, despite being thrown for losses six times. He still managed to complete 26 passes, a Baltimore record, for 332 net yards, including touch- down strikes of 40 yards to Sam H.ivL'ilak and 22 lo Tom Matte. j Con McCauley abo scored two Colt touchdowns and Jim O'Brien had field goals of 13 and 32 yards. Bobby Howfield had one of 14 yards for the Jets. Running back Jim R-.-axton's second touchdown of the game with less than Iwo minutes to go gave the Bills tlie points tliey needed to defeat the '49ers but it was O. J. Simpson and Don Croft who played the key roles. Simpson rambled for 138 yards on 20 carries and Croft, a defensive tackle obtained last week from Baltimore, kayoed San Francisco quarterback John Brodie Li tlie second quar- ter will) a jarring laoklo that re-sidled iii a sprained lelt wrist. SIMPSONS-SEARS Allstate Rebuilt Engines 269 5299 63-70 Chev. 6 cyl. 230 C.I. (without head) 61-70 Dodge 6 cyl. 225 C.I. (without head) 65-70 Ford 6 cyl. 240 C.I (without head) Guaranteed for 90 dayi or miles. If above asiembliei bought with head) guaranfes ii extended to 24 rnonfhi or miles. Why foes expansive repair bllli on an on It's last Simpions-Sfxus complete engines with or without head aro remanufactured with many new ports to exacting tolerance. SERVICE STATION HOURS; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dally Thurtdciy and Friday until 9 p.m. Centra 2nd ATS. and 13th St. N. ;