Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on February 22, 1968 · 22
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Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada · 22

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Thursday, February 22, 1968
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rt,vy I 22 Saskatoon Star-Phoenit Thursday, February 22, 1968 ?V SpiMirits iTrirriiinrik rlabs still flying. Leafs lose again rry fits Tk fiiUlu PrMi Montreal Canadiens got hotter and Toronto Maple Leafs colder jn Wednesday's National Hockey League action Dick Duff and Claude Provost earh scored two goals as the Canadiens whipped the New York Rangers 7-2 for their seventh straight victory and Gary Sabourin and Gerry Mel-nyk did the same thing as St Louis Blues extended Toronto's winless streak to nine games with a 5 I decision In other games a goal bv Bobby Hull at 17 10 of the third period gave Chicago Black Hawks a 1-0 win over the Oakland Seals, Wayne Connelly scored twice as Minnesota North Stars dumped Boston Bruins 5 3 and Andre Lacroix playing in his first NHL game scored to give Philadelphia Fivers a 1-1 tie with Pittsbuigh Penguins At New York Ted Harris John Ferguson and Bobby Rousseau also scored for Montreal Camille Henry and Reg Fleming scored for New York The Canadiens shot to a 2 1 first-period lead, pulled away on Duff's 21st and 22nd goals and breezed to their 19th victory in the last 20 games The loss snapped an e i g h t -g a m e unbeaten string for the Rangers, whose 3-0 victory over Montreal Feb 4 has been the only setback for the Canadiens in 24 starts since last Christmas night At Toronto Baiclay Plager scored the other St Louis goal while Torontos Murray Oliver scored late in the third period to rob St. Louis goaltender Glenn Hall of his fourth shutout of the season Johnny Bowers inability to stop the two second period St Louis goals aroused the crowd which cheered in derision throughout the rest of the game at the efforts of the Toronto goaltender and his team-mates Bruce Gamble replaced Bower at the start of the th rd period and yielded Melnyks second goal of the game Manager-coach Punch Imlach sat outside the Leafs' diessing rom, talking quietly Elinor hockev Wa'ter Murray shut out Nu-tana 6-0 in the third game of the best-oftluee city midget hockey smi-finals Wednesday at Kinsmen Park The Murray squad squaied the series at one game each and the teams played to a 3-3 draw in the first game of the series Milt Mohingr paced the winners with two goals and Dave Langen Pete Silver-sides, Terry L Inch and lal Clauser scoied the others Don Atchison recoided the shut-out. rATATATATATiTATATi rATATATAYATATATATs save yourself real money on a The compact car for the big wide country and still the all time Economy Champ. And right now you can make the deal of the year, at your Ford Dealer's, during his Quiet Sale. Don't miss out. All models, all colours! C0MF IN NOW TO YOUR FORD DEALER. N o t h i n g n o change is going to help us now, Imlach said "We are simply going to work our way out of it Saturday's game is the important one, If we lose that one, its probably all over At Oakland, the goal was Hulls 41st of the season and gave the Black Hawks goalie Dave Dtyden his NHL shutout. The Stamper wins again Archie (The Siomper) Goul-die defeated Ox Baker in the deciding fall on Wednesdays pi o wrestling mam event be fore 1,100 fans at the Arena Baker was counted out of the ring for the first fall: won the second with a bear hug and seemed to be in command again but Gouldie broke the bear hug with b'ows to th head and then made the pin Waldo Von Erich stopped Leo Burke after only one fall with the Prussian deathlock. Buike was unable to continue. The Cosmos defeated Dave Ruhl and Norton Jackson in a one-fall tag match, and Jackson was awarded a vie-tuiv over Gil Hayes in th" other bout Saskatchewan foursome grabs share of top spot Bv GERRY SUTTON 8Ur-Pboee!i Pporta Writer PORT ARTHUR Rick Folk came through again for Saskatoon Aden Bowman here Wednesday night with a brilliant pressure-filled shot on an etia end in the sixth round of the Canadian schoolboy curling championship Folk and his mates of Neil Gallagher, Dave Folk and Jim Spinney defeated Allan Vieh-beck of Northern Ontario 6 5 to vault into a thiee-way tie for first place m the 11-rink round robin competition It was the second stiaight important victoiy for the Saskatoon champions who defeated Bill Hope of Ontano 8-b in an eailitr game Wednesday ,en Clapham of Manitoba Folk and Hope each have 4-1 lecoids while Doug Johnston of Quebec and Viehbetk have won four games and lost two apiece The Saskatchewan Northnn Ontario match by fai the most initrtsting and well played game of 'he week tuined out to be a knock out afair for two thuds of the way Aden Bowman took a 3 1 had at the end of the fourth when thud Bob Boieen A record crowd of 12,025 in the Arena watched the game The victory snapped an Oakland three-game winning streak. At Minneapolis other Mine-sota marksmen were Mike McMahon, Andrew Boudruis and Parker MacDonald Scoring for Boston were Skip Krake. Derek Sanderson and Johnny Bucyk, the 251st of his NHL career. The triumph boosted the North Stars to within three points of West Division-leading Philadelphia The two teams meet at Philadelphia tonight. Carl Wetzel, making his first NHL start as a goalie, turned away 23 Boston shots He let the third one past on Sanderson's shot with only 20 seconds to play. At Pittsburgh, Lacroix, recalled from the American Hockey Leagues Quebec Aces, took a pass from Jean-Guy Gendron, skated in alone on Penguin goalie Les Binkley and scored his initial NHL goal easily at the 4.40 mark. Paul Andrea scored the Pittsburgh goal at 6 08 of the first period, batting m a rebound of Bob Rivards slap shot on a power play. Ed Van Impe was serving a tripping penalty. Aside from the two goals which created the third tie in seven games between the cross state rivals the game was a close checking defensive battle marked by the brilliant goal Ending of Binkley and the Flyers young Doug Favell. who throws last rock, attempted a double takeout, but was too heavy enabling Folk to steal two Gallagher set up the end when he made a fine double takeout with his second stone But the play of the 22nd annual event, which even diew applause ftoin the partisan Northern Ontano fans, came with Folk's fust stone on the 11th Facing an opposition stone in the top left-side of the centre Une and biting the four-foot, Folk needed to diaw through a narrow port about one and a half feet wide and knock out the counting rock. He played the shot perfectly, tipping the Vichbeck stone to one side and staying about the same position as the on ginal lock Boieen attemp'-((' ti try his luck with his fmn. stone but w recked on tlv. port For Saskatchewan, which sufleitd 7 5 setback to Qu b 'c in its second round, the victoiy undoubtedly boost d the playeis moiale and lifted them into the i ole as cofavont's with Manitoba In uthei games Wei'nest'av night, Quebec defeated New Brunswick 117 Manitoba downed Butish Co'umbu 7 4, Albeit a, 'oi ig five on thp ninth, edged Nova Scotia II 9, and Newfoundland hoped Plince Edward Island 9 5. O her tt'ino-n lirtidis vvci"' Mamtoh i 5 Alberta 4 Que-be 7 Pr,nce Fdwa'd Island 5 Northern Ontano 8 New-toun Hand 7, Brttish Columbia 12 and New Biunsvvitk 8 The Saskatchewan rink meanwhile, appealed to be winneis coming home igainst Northern Ontario when Boreen fact d a cluster of imks on the 12 fuot circle, with Saskatchewan count ng two The Northern Ontano skip filed a bullet drive knocked three Bowman rocks out of the house, rolled to the eight foot, and counted a pair to send Hit game into an extra end rhat shot was amazing said tin f u ks in the schoolboy dressing room Saskatchewan has three games today, the first at Standing fter ix rounds in tlie CanaaMit srhoolbov curling championship at Foil Arthur p w I Ontano 5 d I Sidittbtaia 5 4 1 Manitoba 5 4 1 Northt n Ontario Uunhec 6 4 A herta 6 j 4 w Biumaick 3 I Nova Scotia I T a Newfoundland 3 14 P ince Ldward Island " J a BntiJh Columbia 15 Pr-tru fdard ULand 020 10! 00 1-1 Nr toui.ditt4 2C2 u20 J0 B Olltal'O Dave Keon of Toronto Maple Leafs gets ready for a shot on goalie Glenn Hall of St. Louis Blues in NHL action Wednesday night in Toronto. Bob Plager of the Blues rushes in to assist Hall while Toronto caption George Armstrong views the attempt from farther out. Keons attempt failed, and St. Louis went on to whip the Leafs 5-1. CP Wuephoto 8 JO am CST against Pnnce Edward Island (1-5), the second at 1.30 CST against New Brunswick (2-3) and the big game of the evening, 7 CST against Manitoba In the Saskatchewan - Ontario match. Folk had to make a fine chip shot with his final stone to prevent Hope from tying the contest Folk chipped his stone to the right side of the centie line and behind the T-line out of the house and stayed for a possible two Hope realizing defeat didnt thiow his final stone. The Bowman bovs, who fin-dly flashed a smile or two ifter heir win piaised the Otann nnk but weie still idulicus of their opponents y "S l E ! a errv 7 u&j Snmttem PORT ARTHUR - Rick folk and his Aden Bowman link, attempting to break Saskatoons 12-year famine in the Canadian schoolboys curling championships, have another reasun to win the 1968 title Til" Saskatchewan champions would like nothing better than to bring the crown back to the province, where the 1969 National event will be held in North Battlefurd Geroge Woodward, a quiet talking farmer and president of the North Battleford Co-op Association, Alex Johnson and Eldon Llliott both of the CJB radio station in the city form a special rooting section for the Saskatoon boys. It would really help our cause and build up the inteiest fur the 1969 event if Rick won this years championship said Woodwaid Johnson, chairman of the 1969 spacing championship and co-chairman Woodward are heie to ubs"rve how the committee from Port Arthur has handled this years competition "We want to find out what we have to do in the way of setting up committees and how to raise funds and other publicity angles for the 23rd annual competition' said Woodward SASKATCHEWAN has held the Canadian schoolboy championship on three other occasions the first Canadian event was held in Regrna m 1947 Saskatoon was the host in 1953 when a rink from Oshewa, Out captured the title, and Regina received the championship in 19b4, when anoth"r Ontario rink, Kirkland Lake, won the crown E'liott, hard working sports diietior of CJNB, is sending end by end scores back to North Battleford and really wants the Saskatoon rink to win the title none of which have showed too much superiority T really think the boys are starting to come along now, said coach Btll Hamilton, "Just look at their percentage in the game. Ricks was 72 5, using the two point system, while Gallagher and Dave each had 70, and Spinney claimed a 62 5 percent Spinney curled better than the 62 mark said Rick Mr. Hamilton must be the toughest scorer in Saskatoon. When informed that his dad Alex had exactly the same total for the boys and had kept score on the opposite side of the rink, Rich crack ed, "so my dad is the second toughest scorer in Saskatoon We expect to draw from North Battleford and district for the 1969 event said Elliott. But if Saskatoon wins, we'll have the defending champions from our province even though Aden Bowman may not even be In next years final. Im sure we'll do very well by way of attendance in North Battieford Woodward added "The 1969 championship will be held m North-Battlefmd (ivic Centie, which can seat 2,500 and well have enough standing room for 500 more fan CHARLES Sirymgeour of Winnipeg, secretary-manager of the Dominion Lulling Association echoed Woodward s statement and adtP'd that Saskatchewan as a fine culling province should really support the 1969 event The DLA is convinced North Battleford will do an excellent job Scrymgeour, who played second for Ken Watson in 1943 when th" Winnipeg rink from the Strathcona Curling Cub won the Brier, noted that Noith Battleford has been after the 1969 championship for the past four years "Its not like theyre a bunch of rookies he commented They start"d pitching for the championship in 1964 when it was held in Regina Scrymgeour also said that the site for the 1979 championship was discussed Wednesday and although the official announcement won't likely be known for a few days he staled that at least four provinces are in the running. British Columbia, and 1 'orget the city, Nova Scotia (Sydney), Saskatchewan (Regina) and Quebec (Drummon-v ille) all put in feelers Scrymgeour reported But Im unable to -ay who will get the 190 round robin series I I I I I I I. Prices above FREE HUGE TRADE-lfi SAVINGS on Canadas leading premium quality tires. Easy budget terms. unmovAL c 715 2nd Avenue, North Phone 652-4535 Plenty of Free Parking include old tires off your car, INSTALLATION iwiu HURRY! Limited Time Offer! 4 M A' h slim Jfc m 4

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