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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 31, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Tutti Otto Winnipeg free March Muecke hints at returning Sofis Muecke has discovered that sitting in the stands is worse than standing on the the former Winnipeg Blue bombers quarterback would like to resume his football career after a on season Muecke has met with Winnipeg head coach Mike Riley about returning to the club for the 1990 Canadian football league a fou year Muecke left the team during training Camp last year with intentions of pursuing his Law degree at Baylor universe Muecke cited a nagging Elbow injury and waning love for the game As reasons for his Early during the time Muecke underwent surgery on the Elbow and also discovered absence does make the heart grow 1 did think the year off was entirely said it might have helped his Elbow and it Solidi fied in his mind he really did miss the Riley is anxious to acquire a Veteran quarterback to join Lee Sammy Garza and Brent Pease when training Camp opens june Muecke is just another option for the bombers their others Are acquiring Tom Burgess from the Saskatchewan roughriders or signing College sensation Todd our 1 Choice was to get Matt said but that idea eliminated of was traded by Lions to the Toronto Argos for six the second time he has attracted six players in a Cal Muecke interested again Doug Williams time has run out Washington will leave Williams on the Loose a washing ton redskins will not renew the contract of quarterback Doug Wil who was the hero of the clubs 1988 super bowl coach Joe Gibbs said he talked with Williams Friday afternoon in an emotional four years with Doug have been Good for me and the Gibbs having made the Deci Sion to go with the Young Quarter 1 did not think it would be fair to anyone to put who has accomplished so much for the red in the role of a third Quarter the redskins signed Williams after the 1986 season after acquiring his rights from Tampa Bay in a Williams threw for four touch Downs and 340 Yards in the clubs 1988 super bowl Victory Over Den he was named the games most valuable pro Bowler Mark a Cal Gary and third year Pivot Stan Humphries Are the Only quarterbacks currently listed on the red skins Friendship plays key role bombers Benefit As riders break off talks with West the longtime Friendship Between Mike Riley and Steve Goldman is playing a key role in keeping the Winnipeg Blue bombers defence emerging unscathed in last weeks free agent raid by the Ottawa rough the bombers could have lost linebacker James Ottawa second year head did talk with West about possibly joining the Goldman broke off the feeling his team was in greater need of help at other positions and Riley could ill afford to lose one of the Canadian football leagues outstanding i thought losing West would definitely Hurt said who called the bombers Talent level if Cal Winnipeg general manager Murphy keeps shooting his Mouth maybe i you never we might become interested next if i were id get Winnipeg an easy target if i wanted to sign any of their there an easy target because of you know the Correct answer is not Murphy was among the most vocal critics of goldmans unprecedented free agent a sweep that has transformed the riders from Cal doormats to goldmans actions prompted Murphy to among other i guess this will make up for poor that a slander not Only to Steve Goldman but to the entire coaching said Cal has worked with some of these we did this because we were trying to save i dont want to be coach of the next Cal team that the free agent sweep was known around Ottawa club offices at operation rough n n a Jake Kalpakian has made his bid to Purchase the pro football Dave sup eve the Ottawa whose family owns the Vancouver based firm Armeno offered team president Hap Nicholds for the Cal along with the Purchase Kalpakian is willing to assume All the riders i suppose ill get Back to him next said i guess in a Glutton for i like talking to these Guys to hear what weird ideas they ill Tell you one thing the Money Hes talking about is parking meter d d d the Odds of prying Loose quarterback Tom Burgess from the Saskatchewan roughriders Are the riders were planning on trading Burgess before contract talks with starter Kent Austin took a Nasty issued a contract by general manager Alan has informed the club he will not meet the monday signing the fou year contract was reportedly Worth per n n n some thoughts Worth repeating from the heated exchanges triggered by the riders free agent signings from Edmonton eskimos head coach Joe Faragalli this girl Ottawa pm Joanne Polak shows up at the meetings with a Little tear in her Eye telling us her poor Little team int going to make it unless we give them in telling Hughie Edmonton pm Hugh from now you go meetings in a polkas response Tell Hughie if he thinks wearing a dress will go for Toronto Argos pm Mike Mccarthy after being called a big Mouth by departed defensive end Glen another of the new riders id rather have a big Mouth than a big n n n defensive tackle James Curry has jilted who finished the 1989 season on Saskatchewan suspended agreed to terms to join the one of the six Cal teams he has played for during his nine year coach Goldman mailed a contract to Curry residence in and two weeks later expected a signed Deal when it arrived Back in there was a note attached to said sounding it said i got better offers from two other wide receiver Gerald who caught 199 catches for Yards and 23 touchdowns in three seasons with has found wealth in the National football Alphin has become the second Cal free agent to sign with new accepting a two year contract Worth More than Alphin received a signing Bonus and agreed to annual salaries of and Alphin will also receive a if he makes the saints opening Day Alphin joins former Calgary linebacker Doug tank Landry with the the team is also talking to Argos running Back Gill Golf repair service beat springtime Rush and springtime grip Sale ones 6632020 Olfer Hod 8852545 Fetisow has arrived East a adjusting to life in the National hockey league has taken a lot solar panels for motor 4 Power from the Sun when 4 where you need Iii Westrock Battery 1220 Nairn 6015870 801 Logan 7866034 store hours 10 thursdays Iii 9 hours it dates March 31 10 april 10 Iange red roses fresh Cut Spring Bonus 12 Large carnations free each roses 9 Winnipeg locations Academy florists thoroughbreds a few units remain for Sale in horse racing your Chance to share in the fun and excitement of this fabulous phone Wear trophies plaques medals custom pins ribbons Call Tor fret Cutti Logia 145 Market 9491885 Pembina at Grant 4535799 West Hawk Marine 44 Wett Hawk Uke in the White Snell orc service Centre Johnson cobra motors parts accessories new used boat sates boat storage pick up delivery master technician on duty open 7 Days per week 13492239 Only 2 Days left to save Many other unadvertised so hurry Down a for All your golfing Sajtl a Boit prices in town pro shop Transcona Golf club your discount pro shop 2826171 pm monday thru saturday on cju8 cards on Sale at ind Otler elected v Milf i502bi m qualified bettors and Dollar Slot players certain restrictions Appu weekends additional gamblers apr pfc includes round trip commercial airfare deluxe Riviera Pally Airport at 4 including Jeff Kudia 1969 1990 show of the to front Moncy to credit required tax times each year at 1his Bob has the horrible d on lose sleep Over Lux leading Manitoba insurance agents have joined forces with the experts at to offer you afford Able lax preparation All year most returns can be completed while you Wail for less than for the nearest Fastal location Call tax help from tha people you Faskin longer than Viacheslav Fetisow sex the Road new constant hitting and a higher level of intensity have made it difficult for the former soviet Star the initiation period seems to be ending late in fetish tvs Rookie season and that is going to help the new Jersey devils when the playoffs Start next Fetisow had his most productive nil game thursday collect ing a goal and four assists As the devils Defeated the new York rang ers 64 to Clinch second place in the Patrick in the soviet Union in not used to every game meaning so Fetisow said through interpreter Dimitri the devils strength in used to peaking for certain is peaking he wont say but his play Speaks for he is controlling the puck in his end of the ice and becoming More dangerous in the offensive devils coach John Cunniff com pares him to either Wayne Gretzky or Mario Gretzky and Lemieux line mates always seem to be going to the Cunniff they get there and they know they Are going to get the puck right on their the same thing the devils needed time to realize Fetisow does the same i think we have Learned now that Slava always looks for the said devils Forward Brendan Shan who got his 30th goal of the season thursday after being set up by Fetisow and fellow soviet defend Ceman Alexei the play ers Are starting to read off Shanahan said part of the Early season problem was that Fetisow and his new teammates we rent thinking he was used to playing with the same group of people who knew what he was going to Shanahan we didst know what he was going to do with the now were always expecting a the arrival of Kasat nov in Jan uary has he and Fetisow played on the soviet National team Fetisow set for playoffs for years and they have a great working relationship on the off the they rarely talk to each other because of a disagreement that started when Fetisow first expressed an interest in leaving the soviet Union to play in the he is playing As Well As he did in the world Kaszton of and you know its difficult for me to say anything about in his previous 70 Fetisow had not compiled More than two Points in a game and was scoreless in his last against the he had three Points in the first period with a pair of assists and his eighth goal of the he added assists on a pair of Power play goals in the whatever it three or four it took me time to said who was not in great shape at the Start of the am i peaking i dont the game wont wait for i dont know if its past me or ahead of the devils believe the Best is yet to the five Points tied a single game club record for Points by a previously shared by Tom Kurvers and Bruce i was just surprised he didst get More than Driver the Way things it seemed like everything was rolling for but that the Type of player he he creates lots of things a new 1990 a tick Given every other during april celeb role the opening of the Wott apr 130 limited seats available april May for information see your travel agent or Lew Miles Las vegas Charters 9490577 Riviera hotel Casino wheelchair athletes in action the Manitoba wheelchair sport association is presenting a series of exhibition wheelchair basketball games this the action at the University of Winnipeg athletic Centre begins today at 1 when the Manitoba v8 Junior Ramblers meet the senior Manitoba the Junior Ramblers will be bolstered this weekend by a few of the senior players As some although play on both at 3 the Junior Ramblers will face the grand Forks the grand Forks squad will then meet the senior Ramblers at at 11 tomorrow the senior Ramblers and grand Forks meet again with the Junior squad facing grand Forks at 1 4

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