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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Monday, September 28, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Stumpeders Take Over Second Spot Big Sunday For LATCHES ON Jim Corrigal, a Toronto Argonaut defensive tackle, grabs Hugh McKinnis, the hard-driving Calgary Stampeder -fullback in Canadian Football Lea- gue interlocking action Sunday in Calgary. McKinni picked up 172 yards in 20 carries as the Stampeder! thumped the Argos 27-12. Coach Praises Defensive Unit Alouettes Alone In First MONTREAL (CP) Four quarters of football seemed like 12 to Sam Etcheverry Sunday as his Montreal Alouettes sput- tered to a 16-15 win over Ottawa Rough Riders and sole posses- sion of first place in the Eastern Football Conference. "I feel like I just played three the rookie head coach and former quarterback for the Alouettes said after the game. The Alouettes, who have mixed flashes of brilliant fout- ball with some .elementary blun- dering, got a fourth-quarter touchdown from Dennis Duncan and the extra-point by George Springate to beat the last-place club which swamped them 31-71 downs for Ottawa, was blunted in their only previous meeting this season. A crowd of fans saw the game, bringing the home at- tendance for the Als this season to more than in four games. The team drew only spectators in seven home games last year. Etcheverry gave credit for the win to the Als' defensive unit, which picked off four passes by Ottawa quarterback Gary Wood and recovered both Rough Rider fumbles. The Montreal attack, which gained 407 yards and 22 first downs to 286 yards and 16 first FEATURING THE FLEXIBLE SAFETY BELT OF STEEL BENEATH THE TREAD! Join The New Breed and sea what 'Michelin X can do for you. It pays to ride on No. 1. WORLD'S Michelin X Passenger NUMBER ONE ,hs radjair MICHELINl Stop in today and see how much you save with the best! MBIES TIRE SUPPLY LTD. 327-2007 314 llth St. S. 327-2396 by four Hough Eiders intercep- tions off the Als' Sonny Wade. The Montreal coach thought his team's ground game, which accounted for 240 yards of the Alouette's total offence, was the only bright spot offensively for the winners. "We moved the ball well on the ground but every time we threw the ball we bogged Etcheverry said. "I don't think we really had a sus- tained drive." After recovering an Ottawa fumble on the opening kickoff, the Alouettes powered their way to the visitors' be- fore Duncan dropped the ball as he dived for the goal line. Rough Rider Jerry Campbell re- covered i t before being dropped in the end zone for a single point. Ottawa jumped into the lead before the first quarter ended with a 61-yard touchdown by Kings Cents' With the 1970-71 Alberta Ju- nior Hockey League set to start this coming weekend the Lethbridge Sugar Kings take to the ice tonight at in a tune-up for their home openers. Calgary Centennials, who signed a working agreement with the Sugar Kings this year, will be in town (or an exhibi- tion game. Centennials took it on the chin twice over the weekend and will be out to set their exhibition record straight ;ain. Sugar Kings have played one exhibition game and battled to an C S deadlock with Mount Royal Cougars. Saturday evening Centen- nials and Flin Flon Bombers opened the new Taber Civic Centre and the Bombers skated to a 54 victory. Sunday evening in Calgary the Bomb- ers dropped the Centennials 5-3. In both games Bombers scored three unanswered goals in the third period for the win. Saturda'y night Ken Baird scored twice for the Bombers while singletons went to Gene Carr, Chuck Amasson and Rod Loynacgan. AI Kycrofl scored lone goal for Ihe Centennials. Hugh Oldham, who took a pass from Wood and scampered past several Montreal players on his way to paydirt. Ivan MacMillan, the slight, 18-year-old placement specialist was good on the extra point. By THE CANADIAN PRESS Fullback Hugh McKinnis ran for 172 yards Sunday to put Cal- gary Stampedcrs a step ahead in the three-team scramble for second place in the Western Football Conference. McKinnis and the Stampcders rubhcd past Toronto Argonauts 27-12 to put Calgary two points ahead of the pursuing Edmon- ton Eskimos and British Colum- bia Lions. The Eskimos had tightened tilings up Saturday night, blast- ing Hamilton Tiger-Cats 34-13 in a Canadian Football League in- terlocking game before a record Edmonton crowd of The Lions were idle. Meanwhile, Saskatchewan Roughriders stayed six points ahead of Calgary with a 5-2 win over the last-place Blue Bomb- ers in Winnipeg Sunday. In Calgary, fans turned out for a CFL interlocking clash that left McKinnis in first place in the WFC rushing derby. He has 731 yards, one more than George Reed of Saskatchewan who collected 70 yards Sunday. SCORE TOUCHDOWN'S McKinnis, Dave Cfanmer and quarterback Jerry Keeling scored the Calgary touchdowns, with Larry Robinson kicking three converts and two field goals. Quarterback Don Jonas and Dave Raimey scored the To- ronto touchdowns in the last six minutes to play, after the Stam- peders had piled up a 27-0 mar- gin. The loss dropped the Argo- nauts into third place in the Eastern Conference, two points behind Hamilton. Robinson's four converts gave him 266. four belund Don Suth- erin's CFL career record, and his two field goals gave him 112, two behind Sutherin's CFL car- eer record. In Edmonton, quarterback f Don Trull and an interception- happy defence humbled the Ti- cati In his best performance of the season, Trull threw touchdown passes to Jim Thomas and Mike Eben and kept Hamilton off-bal- ance with masterful signal-call- ing. Eskjmo_ defenders made six interceptions. Jim Henshall and Dick DupUis had two each, with the others going to John Wydar- eny and Joe Hernandez. LEADS TO TOUCHDOWN Henshall made his first inter- ception at the Edmonton 51-yard line in the third quarter. He ran to the Hamilton 46, then later- ailed to Hernandez who galloped for the touchdown. Dave Cutler kicked four converts and 47 and 43-yard field goals for Edmonton. For Wydareny, it was his 10th interception of the one short of the CFL record he now shares with Sulherin, now with Toronto. The Eskimos have five games left to play. Tommy Joe Coffcy, a former Eskimo, did all the scoring He caught a four-yard touchdown pass, kicked Ihe convert and collected two field goals. John Eckman, substituting for injured veteran Joe Zuger, was the victim of the Edmonton interceptions. Zuger, with a cast on a broken right wrist, handled tile Ti-cats' Winnipeg, fans watched Jack Abcndschan kick his ICth field goal of the season in the dying seconds to lift Saskatchewan to Ihe decision. The Roughriders had tried for a single on Allan Ford's third-down punt hut Bomber Doug Strong kicked it back out of the end zone. Raymond, Picture Butle Two Tied For First The Raymond Comets and mond Comets hosted the Card-i In another weekend contest the Picture Butte lligh School are the only teams in the West- ern Eight Football League yet to be defeated after four starts. These two teams mil tangle next Saturday which will break the first place tie. Over the weekend the Ray- Football Roundup CALGARY 27 TORONTO 12 First downs passes made-tried Interceptions-yds....... Punts-avge. yds......... Fumbles-lost Penalties-vds. SASKATCHEWAN 5 WINN S First downs Yards rushintj......... Yards passing....... Net offence............ Passes made-tried Interceplions-yds. Punls-avge. yds....... ibles-lost PenaMfes-yds........ MONTREAL IS OTTAWA S First downs Yards rushing Yards passing Net offence Passes made-tried Interceptions-yds. Punts-avge. yds. Fumbles-lost.......... Penalties-yds.......... EDMONTON 34 HAM1LTO First downs Yards rushing Yards passing Net offence Passes made-tried Piints-average yds. 16-33 9-17 1-0 3-49 13-J.l 10-10 ston High School and bombed (he High River High School the visiting club 49-6. John Jasiukiewicz led the Cornets breaking loose for three posted a 32-6 victory over the St. Mary Warriors, Bruce Laidlaw ran for three major scores while Rick Grba- touchdowns while Phil Trwin vac chipped in two. {and Lee Miller contributed sin- Singletons Doug Wood, Lloyd Fairbanks. were Rick in a d e bv i gletons for the winners. Smith and sk. Wpg. 13 12 82 Utl 138 5BO 8-13 11-25 1-7 1-10 11-40 10-16 2-1 0-0 3-JO 5-25 Edm. 18 17 For the Cardston crew Wolf- gang Daniels averted the shut- out with their touchdown. In Picture Butte the host club also had a fine day as they clobbered the Milk River Ridge Riders 53-18. Miles Shaw picked up three touchdowns for the winners while Harris Toth aided with two. Three other Picture Butte players took part in the scoring. Glen Tanaka, Ron Iwamoto, and Fred -Karrens each picked up a! 1 major score. Rick Scott scored the lone Warrior touchdown. In Coaldale the visiting Claresholm club went home em- pty handed suffering a 57-18 shellacking by the Spartans. Rick Low and Dennis Neufeld each blasted their way for three touchdowns while Floyd Hurbert picked up two. For the visiting club Baker, Warraii and Simones took home a major score apiece. Finally, in Vulcan the town of Vulcan had a home coming weekend for the Vulcan High School team. On their new foot- j ball field the host club showed For the Ridge Riders Ehvood, their fans their appreciation as Russell, and Thielen scamper- they walked over the Nanton ed for one touchdown apiece. High School 31-1. 16-36 16-26 7-42 UH4 1-10 6-72 0-0 1-1 6-6 Interceptions-yds. Fumbles-fumbles lost Penalties-ioial yds........ 3-36 STANDINGS WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T F A Pts Saskatchewan 9 2 0 233 1-19 18 Calgary 6 S 0235162 12 B.C. 5 5 0231 211 10 Edmonton 5 6 0 189 in Winnipeg i 9 o 124 260 2 L T F A PtS 2 0 161 150 12 4 o 187 16? Id 5 0 204 212 8 0 178 187 ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER For FiEDLOT CORRAIS, BARNS, 6ARA6ES, ETC. Also FIRST CUT SIABS LOWER GRADE PLANKS. TREATED POSTS BALED WOOD SHAVINGS In Fact MOST Of YOUR LUMBER NEEDS Johnson Bros. Sawmill Ltd. 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