The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on August 9, 1967 · Page 21
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The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada · Page 21

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Wednesday, August 9, 1967
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;'.'.-.':v7'-v V'77 .-v ,' '7"-X'-x' ' - r "7 V-7 V v , I Wednesdoy,' August 9, 1W.-ritv.-7-.Jh' Ottawa Journal 7 r21 ,- Rough Riders Tie Up Mardene Adlciris for Five Years BUSS JACKSON :4Y QNE of the best bets at the outset of any sports season - -' is to find a coach or ""'y who intends to "take It one game at a time." Its probably no better bet from. ' the coaches' standpoint to find them confronted with the -same type of chestnut in the quest inning department by . ports writers, and it does serve to dispose of queries in ' - the -often limited discussion- at this time .of the year. ' . However, Neill Armstrong, of the Edmonton Eskimos, : never needs to resort to cliches in his twimrsv He's, a -. quite articulate and interesting man on football even : though be came dose to paralleling the "one at a time" response last night. It just happened Armstrong was - prompted by an. foisting situation. . : ' ' v HE WA6SPT PLEASED ' . r.:1 First of all. th Edmonton coach, is frankly disappointed by what happened in the Eskmttavcuy start ; prior to meeting Rough Riders here this evening. ' . ' "We took a drubbing from Winnipeg so far as the score is "concerned, but we were much closer to them in a,, playing way," he said after the western dub's -arrival in the Capital. "But we played bad football, couldn't muster a good offensive, and our tackling as weH as blocking was away below par." ' . So. when somebody mentioned a possibility later in the schedule. Neill replied: ,1 don't want to look even a day past this game with Ottawa." The reason, of course, is that he's not only meeting last year's Eastern champions who look very formidable to him again, but has successive games lined up against the Ti-Cats at Hamilton, Argos at Edmonton, and then engagements with Calgary and Saskatchewan. As he admits, the Eskimos are going to find out their fate quite soon against this array of opposition. "It would seem that way," he smiled when this was suggested to him. . , - GUESSING ON JACKSON Even though he gave the impression his dub needs' to improve a tot over their only other scheduled outing.-Armstrong still feds they made the Bombers wok a little better than was actually the case in a scoring way. "We've got to respect Ottawa, because they are basically the same team as the one that won the East last year and they are still a young team. WeH have to be better tonight. . "We dont expect to find anything different from Ottawa than last year. They can come at you from so many places.' And then there's Jackson who can do a lot of damage passing. You have to do a lot of guessing and hope you're right. You rush Jackson and bell go for that Jong one to Tucker-. balance, and with Gilbert replacing scott you have to look for run and pass." Eskies, who played a wing T and use the I formation, will play the former much honored Oregon star. Terry Baker as a halfback tonight though he's available for quarterback duty if needed. Frank Cosemino will operate the team from the pivot, and Kerbaw is available too for that Job. Riders could get jolted rather badly if. they fed Eskies are as impotent in a scoring way as their game against the Bombers might suggest The Eskies have to break , into the win column and there isn't anything that savors of a breather for them' in the immediate future. NO GAINES' REPEAT Meanwhile, general manager "Red" O'Quinn wasn't hesitant about elaborating on yesterday's development which left Ken Lehman and Don Gilbert the only unsigned players after Joe Poiner and Gerry Selinger agreed to terms. According to O'Quinn. Gilbert has let the dub know that he intends to play out his option, but that Lehman has not told them this. "All I can say is that if anybody thinks they ara going to do a Gaines this year, they're mistaken. Gaines, with Canadian status, was a special case last year. It wont be the same this year." O'Quinn didn't explain what be might have in mind. THE ADKINS MOVE There was nothing in the signing of Margene Adkins for three more years to dissipate the feeling that Riders are convinced they have a real find in their midst. Now they apply a clincher with yesterday's announcement at what amounts to a four-year contract for Adkins. the move with Adkins brings up the old argument as whether signing a long term contract isbest for a player or a good move by the dub. it could be good for either and, on the other hand, perhaps a bad nova. At the same time it all depends too, bow adroit cither party has been in protecting themselves in the financial clinches. O'QuUw reasoning: "It will keep those National and American League coaches from bothering Adkins for some time." WESTWICK Neill Has Reason For 'One at a Time' - We have to fear Ottawa's- By EDDIE MacCABE iflhtaml Edmonton coach Neill Armstrong, ana of the most personable coaches la any game. k4 his Eskimo into Our Town last night, but the entrance fc something less than a triumphal flavor.' ' Aimstrong doesn't evade questions and be doesn't give But be doesn't (eel his Eskimos are strong enough to be throwing any snowballs.. - either, so, be wasn't starting any .verbal wars. His ebb isn't settled.. The Rough Riders, be feels, are settled. He'd Just like to get in here, win : a . football game as quietly as possible, and get out . ... thanks very much. So wbea .be was asked a pointed question, he came op with a sharp rejoinder. Of his club, he said: "Our offence is not as good as it was a year ago, and out defence is better. But of course, if yon dont have the ball, the defence looks bad. "We're going to have to run the baB better to help our defence. '" THREE QBs ...Armstrong has three quarterbacks in his starting back-field. Heisman Trophy winner Terry Baker is at left half. Randy Kerbow is the flanker and Frank fosfntino is the Consffltiao has been bother ed by a pulled leg muscle, but bell start. If be doesn't appear to be gf tling things done. Baker can be moved m there quickly. v Baker Is more of a halfback type, according to Anh- Bombers and Stamps Collide In Struggle for WFC WINNIPEG (CP) Calgary Stampeders wont need horses for a Western Football Conference engagement tonight - : Winnipeg Blue Bombers have decided they won't re-. quire the equestrian course,' including a water jump at the 35-yard line, erected in Win- 1 nipeg stadium for Sunday's conclusion of the Pan-American Games. So' Ross Reid and his ground crew have pulled down the Jumps and resurrected a hoof-torn football field with some new sod. It was an old-hat chore for Reid and his gang; they per- formed similar surgery in 1966 after a grass-shredding performance by the RCMP musical ride. Joe Zaleski, Bombers' rookie bead coach, sees the dash as "our big test" Laphen Seeks Spot On Quebec Golf Team MONTREAL (CP) Three players were tied .for the lead at 75 Tuesday after the first J8 holes of 3 S-hole trials for places on Quebec Junior and -younger golf teams which will compete against Ontario and in the toterprovindal team matches prior to the Canadian junior golf championship. A 10-man age-group teem will meet Ontario at Quebec next week, and four men wfll be on the team for the inter-provincial play 'at Toronto the following week. . Continentals Win Tourney Centennials shut out Hol-landia 4-0 in an Ottawa Ri-deau Soccer League (A) division game played at Brewer Park Tuesday evening. Mike MacDonald guarded the winning, nets, and his team mates. Bob Blair, Brian Spiers, Steve Fen ton and Barry Cooper scored a point each for the win. Grant Club Will Stay National Fastball League officials met Tuesday night and dedded that the Grant t team could remain in the league. There bad been talk that the team would be cut from the league because it hid lost more than one game by default ., League semi-finals begin Thursday with Grant meeting Lambert at 8 p m. at St. Redempteur. I strong, hut he's a strong passer, lie was released last season by theXRams after three years in theXNFL. Aad far the Ottawa Rough Riders. Armstrong has nothing but respect. . "They bit you bom every department.'' be said. Ihey ten on tfae field. . "And there's Jackson to begin with . .. that's enough ' for anyone to worry about." The Eskimos lost their : opener to : Winnipeg. 20 to e. Ottawa coach Clair insists that Fdmnntnn could start to click "just any time now." SOME INJURIES The Eskimos will be going without first string offensive tackle Brent Berry, from Los Angeles, who was operated on yesterday for knee trouble. Defensive end . Ron Forwick win play with a cast on a broken hand. , The only doubtful starter for the Riders is left half Bo Scott. Don Gilbert will continue to operate in that spot and Don Sutherm will play Gilbert's spot on defence. The Rough Riders made other "scores" yesterday. --ADKINS ON NEW DEAL Rookie Margene Adkins was tied up contractually for five years. -- t , Originally, the 19-year-old ' whizzer from Texas signed a one-year deal. But that was before the coaches realized bow much . speed be has, and how much potential. So yesterday, in addition to bis present one year deal. . GM Red 0Qunnt signed him , He stfll isnt too sure of his club's strength, even after a season-opening 20-0 win over Edmonton F.Hmf He said: "WeH know a lot more after Wednesday's game." FIRST PLACE AT STAKE . ' Calgary, also opened the season in fine fashion the Stamps disposed of British Columbia Lions 20-7 so first place will be at stake. The Lions failed to get out of the - losing rut Monday night, failing 24-16 to Sas katchewan" Roughnders. Zaleski, Who stepped into Bud Grant's shoes after nine years as an assistant Wi peg coach, will be missing efficient inside linebacker AI Miller and rookie end Boh Howard. - - ' Miller left the Edmonton game with: a sprained arch The three leaders were Ian McMartia of Royal Montreal. Joe Horn of Montreal Belle-vue and Tom Law of Montreal Whitlock. Another stroke back, at 76. were Rod McLean of Cbam- . bly and Barry Laphen of Ottawa Chaudiere. . Miles Saunders of Pembroke, Ont, which is within the Quebec branch, won 4be junior - championship last week and is an automatic choice both for the 10-man team and the four-man inter-provincial team, in district championships played at the same time, Montreal was on top with a total of 410. followed by the Eastern Townships with 417. Ottawa 421. and Quebec and Saguenay tied at 434. Deep River Yacht Club Plans Regatta DEEP RIVER (Special) The Deep River Yacht Club holds its Annual Club Regatta with classes for Flying Juniors, Y" Fliers, International 14t and Handicap this weekend. The but class covers any and all types of boats not covered in the other three classes. This the dub executive hopes, will encourage yachtsmen to travel op from Ottawa, Pembroke and other Valley towns to participate. Registrations must be In ' to Vice Commodore Brian Cheadle by 9 JO am. Saturday, Aug. 12. s to an additional three-year pact. - with an eeralatmg clause in there, with an option. ?-. -" .- So for five years,' hell play his football in Ottawa. POOUER SIGNS ' u ii O'Quinn , also came to terms m with defensive back Joe Pooler, a perennial all-star and one of .the -finest pass defenders in the country. And veteran centre Jerry .Selinger- also agreed to terms. 11 . MARGENE ADKINS " Still not on contracts are inside linebacker Ken Leb-mann. and two-way back Don Gilbert. O'Quinn says they are now not really far apart. ' SOME STRAY TATS HAMILTON . (CF Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League Tues- - and his foot is still swollen. Howard is in hospital waiting for a swelling in a knee to go down so tests can be done. ... y , .- -, Phil Minnick will move into Miller's spot with Morley Rolhiser manning Minnicltf post at corner linebacker. Gordie Brown will be the starting offensive' end in Howard's place. BALL IN THE AIR Zaleski has been watching-Stampeders on film and expects trouble. He paid par- timilnr attwiliiw tn PaImpv quarterback Peter Liske, who threw the' ball 36 times again ust B.C Three of the passes were good for touch downs. - - . -- Billy Van BurUeo, the former Toronto Argonaut who contributed a pass-interception to the assault againt Edmonton, will handle the punting chores. He boomed kicks out at a 45-yard average in Edmonton. Regular punter Ed Ulmer is still bothered by an injured instep. Butch Presley, a halfback-sized fullback who tormented his former Eskimo teammates by rushing for more than 100 yards, still isnt secure in his job. There's a new fullback in Winnipeg for a five-day tryout. He Is Sonny Utz, a six-foot, 210- po under recently cut by At- lanta Falcons of the National Football League. m Laviolette Sets Record In Archery AURORA, Ont (CP) Canadian records were broken Tuesday in four of five events held on the first day of the Canadian archery championships at St. Andrew's College here. The five events were all part of the fita round, the standard form of international competition, in which archers shoot at a stationary target from distances of 90, 70. SO, and 30 yards. Elmer Ewert of Kitchener scored 1096 in the men's freestyle, breaking the old record of 1041. Joan McDonald of Toronto set a, mark of 1099 in the ladies' free-style. The old record was 954. In the junior boys freestyle, Louis Van Meyt won with 1056. shattering the old mark of 795. Paul Laviolette of Ottawa won the men'a barebow with a score of 911, 22 more than ' the old record, Laviolette's son Marc won the junior boys barebow with a total of 756, weU off the record of 909. day signed defensive tackle Bill Seman. ; released, test week by Toronto Argonauts, . and defensive tackle Roger Lakmde. a former Montreal Atouette.: . . . Head coach Ralph Sazio. ' who bad chopped his roster - down to 13 imports last . week, reached the 14-man ; httUt by ffgning f frifyfr ' Sazio cut import guard . : Allan Landmark, a recent i acquisition from the British Columbia Lions, to make room for Seman. LONNIE DENNIS THROUGH? 7 VANCOUVER (CP) ; Lonnie Dennis. 29, veteran offensive tackle for the British Columbia lions, re-a quires immediate surgery for ': the removal of Ins left knee- cap. and he doubts he will be able to play football again. - - "Tbe wayj the knee is, ' isn't a result of any one particular play," be said following, Monday night's Canadian Football League game between the Lions and Saskatchewan R The visitors won 24-16. "The pounding that it has taken over' the years has built up a big cake of calcium inside and it has started to grind," he said. "If they take it off. they say I might be able to play, provided I get three or four days-. rest between games. But I dont think that's possible in this league." Lead "We have the greatest respect for Winnipeg." said Calgary general manager Rogers Lehew. --" "Defensively, we . dont know what to expect 'from them we're prepared but . a ' little ' uncertain because they've had several changes." Stampeders may be forced . into changes with the absence of linebacker Jerry Campbell and halfback Lea Sparks. Campbell has torn knee ligaments and Sparks a pulled .groin muscle. Bob McCarthy, a Canadian picked up from Ottawa last -week, - likely will go to Spark's halfback slot. Skippy Spruitl, a 250-pound rookie import, will get into his first game either at Campbell's left corner spot or at right defensive end. This will free utility man Ron Payne for duty as a corner linebacker. ' Pan-Am Games Drew 550,000 WINNIPEG (CP) The fifth Pan-American Games, the first ever held in Canada, proved an unexpected success. More than 550,000 people paid $1,097,000 to watch competition in 22 sports from July 23 to Aug. 6. Ken Stra- wptroUer for the Pan American Games Society, es timated Tuesday. The ticket take, based on preliminary figures, was about $212,000 more than originally estimated. Strachan said final totals will not be known for three weeks but baseball attracted an estimated 98,000 spectators, track and field 65,000 and Swimming and diving 56.500. More than 60.000 U.S. tourists entered the province. wghnders..... I - v- - -A L.j Jw- t J t, , ss i' ri f FRANK COSENT1NQ Als Recall MONTREAL (CP) Montreal Akmettes of the Eastern Football Conference have recalled flanker Gerry Sternberg who had been placed on waivers along with 11 others Friday, the deadline for each team to reduce its roster to the limit of 14 import players and 18 Canadians, Akmettes coach Kay Dal ton said Sunday the dub had put Sternberg on waivers "but never deleted him from the roster." "He'O start at flanker against the Argos oh Friday. Dal ton said the Als placed Sternberg oh waivers hoping CilyView.LL Stars Advance GALT (CP) Ottawa's City View stars advanced to the semi-finals of the all-Ontario Little League base-' ball championships with a 3-2 victory over Fort William Tuesday . , Ottawa meets Toronto Parkdale in the semi-finals Thursday. The Kirkland Lake and Windsor district champions meet tonight AUTOMATION YOUR FUTURE Programming IBM Computers To receive FREE information man coupon or : telephone 236-0133 today. No obligation. j Automation Centre of Ottawa Limited, 1 I 75 Altrert Street, Ottawa, Ont I I Name I . I Address City : i City . diecia(jM Esrn'tsrTS? isst CANADIAN OnUMhtlitllitiVWttWfv v ' Sternberg to promote a trade,- bat none L t fSSOT. NOW ON AT 3 FISHER STORES Famous Label Men's, Young Men's and Boys' Summer Clothes Now At Genuine Reductions. 1-Br i--T TrlTlil rfjB ....... . ...... I i . I WVE WHISK V ms J

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