TUESDAY AUGUST 31
Hamilton 30, SASKATCHEWAN 6 (17530) - Hamilton intercepted seven Saskatchewan passes, equalling the CFL record. They also pounced on two of three Saskatchewan fumbles. Hamilton got touchdowns from Art Baker, Willie Bethea and QB Frank Cosentino. Don Sutherin kicked three field goals, two converts and a single.
EDMONTON 23, Toronto 21 (16745) - Tommy -Joe Coffey kicked a 23-yard FG with 46 seconds remaining to give the Eskimos their first victory. Coffey caught a TD pass and added two converts to his field goal. A highlight for Toronto was a 104-yard TD pass from Pete Liske to Larry Ferguson, a former Eskimo.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 2
Brit Col 14, WINNIPEG 7 (21012) - Willie Fleming caught the only pass thrown to him and turned it into a 90-yard fourth-quarter TD to give B.C. the win. FB Bill Munsey, whose 67 yards made up 39 per cent of the ground portion
of the Lions' 345-yard offence, scored the other touchdown as B.C. grabbed a share of third place.
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 5
OTTAWA 41, Toronto 21 (17303) - Ottawa, sparked by Bo Scott's 95-yard touchdown run, crushed the hapless Argonauts to climb into a first-place tie. Before it was over, FB Jim Dillard added two Ottawa touchdowns, with Whit Tucker, Don Gilbert and Bob O'Billovlch counting one each to keep Toronto winless.
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 6
Calgary 35, WINNIPEG 7 (22711) - The Stampeders, taking advantage of Winnipeg offensive blunders, scored 14 points in the first nine minutes and rolled from there. Lovell Coleman, twice shaken up by the rugged Winnipeg defence, ran for for 117 yards, while the Bombers rolled for 200 yards along the ground and another 151 in the air.
HAMILTON 17, Montreal 2 (27000) - Hamilton got TDs from HBs Tommy Grant and Cloyd Webb, both set up by
fumbles, and a FG and two converts by Don Sutherin. Montreal had a 2-0 lead in the 1st quarter. Garney Henley intercepted a pass, but his momentum carried him into the end zone, where Terry Evanshen nailed him.
Edmonton 24, SASKATCHEWAN 22 (17501) - Bill Redell, playing his second full game at QB, Tommy Joe Coffey and Jim Fauver scored Edmonton touchdowns, as the Eskimos won their second straight. Redell hit on 13 of 14 passes for 205 yards in the first half. Saskatchewan got TDs from FL Hugh Campbell and QB Ron Lancaster.
WESTERN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE EASTERN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE
Calgary 5 2 0 152 84 10 Hamilton 5 1 0 120 43 10
Winnipeg 4 3 0 95 123 8 Ottawa 4 1 0 113 77 8
British Col 3 2 1 125 66 7 Montreal 1 4 0 46 89 2
Saskatch 3 3 1 125 140 7 Toronto 0 6 0 64 154 0
Edmonton 2 5 0 108 172 4