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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta April t, 1tT4 Bowling banter MARJ FUJITA bowler-of-the-month At Capri Bowl, the coveted bowler of the month award for March goes to Marj Fujita who recorded her all-time high with a sizzling display in JCCA sporting a 495 average, she hit the heights with 290, 360 and 277 to reach the charmed 900 Club with 27 pins to spare Kalie Pedrini took the women's bowler of the-week title with a. fine' effort in Young Adults, hitting for a big 361. 220 and 226 for an 807 triple The men's crown for the week went to Ed Henderson in Henry Homes who missed the 900 Club by a single pin, rolling 267, 344 and 288 for ar. 899 In the Young Adults doubles tournament STEVE MEZEI bowler-of-the-month Kalie Pedrini and Tim Tinordi teamed up to win out with a pintail cf 25 pins more than Ron Gretzinger and Gary Lohuis ..Sherida Hobbs and Linda, Malcomson were third at 1.370, and high individual scores were Dana Gugyelka with 288, Kim Kovacs with 273 and a 732 triple and Linda Malcomson 289 and 821 YBC leaders were Lee Ann Tunstall 215 and Dean Hovey 192 in Jet play, Pam Virostek 238 and Ed Burwash 218 in bantams and Mike Sharun 273, Bill Todd 300 and 759, Brenda Christie 297. Leslie Killins 316 and 741 and Harvey Pocza 274 and 741 in juniors. The first annual Jet-Senior Citizen tournament is billed .for Sunday with the youngest and old bowlers pairing up... Jet bowlers are eight and nine years old and the Seniors 60 and. over Coming up are the All-Stars tournament April 21. Tournament of Champions the week of April 22 and -the league city championships May 5 .Also spring leagues at Capri start May 1 and entries are now being taken contact Al Pearson. Some of the league stars for the week were Leah Gerla 306, Jean Passey 305 and Grace Vandyk 307 and an 810 triple in Wilson's Junior, .Connie Baceda 292 in Wednesday Coffee, Jean Christie 332 and 777. Dena Smith 305 and 744 in Green's Shoes, Jean Matchett 291 in Eagles, Marilyn Hembroff 310 in NuMode Homes. Dorothy Anderson 323 and 764. Grace Vandyk 305 and 754. Ruby Oseen a 780 triple, Dorothy Sorensen 298 and 750 and Mel Seibert 295 in Sundquist Construction with Kathy Ponech rolling 293 in Bankers The men were led by Emanuel Schile with 308 and 786 in Prebuilt, Darrell Lagler a rousing 403 and 830 in LCC. Bill Hleucka 333, Bill Taylor 329, Hugh Christie 328 and Bob Thompson 321 in Gordies, Mills 344 and 821; Bert Salcedo 309 and John Rempel 308 and 816 in Green's, Gary Ward 310 in Eagles. Doug Pankhurst 334 in Bankers and Shinob Tanaka 303 and 795 in JCCA. At Holiday Bowl, veteran Steve Mezei earned the bowler of the month award with his best performance of the year in Commercial Men's he headed the pack with 346. 326 and 281 for a sparkling 953 triple, highest of the year in league play and he boosted his average to 238 In the bowler of.- the week race. Ab Paskuski nailed down the men's laurels with an excellent effort in Commercial Men's he rolled 348, 264 and 290 for a 902 friple. 215 pins over his 229 average Mary Potvin was' the women's 'star with a 764 triple in Dairy Queen she had 204. 319 and 241 which was 182 pins over her 194 average A reminder that spring league action at Holiday will get under way the end of the month with Ron Brown and company taking entries now. In league play for the week, high in Commercial Men were Roy Smeed 323, Kim Kovacs 321 and 845. Tino luvale 316 and Steve Saler 312 Darrell Block burned up Automatic Electric with 358 and 800. the new high three for the year John Dubbelboer led Bendix with 314, Betty Royle pacing the gals with a 274. while in Alcon Jack Tremblay took over the season's high single with 352 Lorraine Miller's 297 led the gals George Siegel paced Alberta Agriculture with 306 with Don. McLean's 280 tops in Vasa Lodge Some top efforts were recorded in Holiday Village with Alice Kolibas posting 311, Irene Lynde 302 and an 802 triple, new high for the year, and Ethel Styner 292 A 277 by Bob Clark and a 265 by Velma Miller led Senior Citizens while in Civil Service John Erickson clicked for 344 and 812. Wayne Roszell 303, Mary Hryniuk 337 and 784 and Mel Amatto 298. Bob Anderson topped the class in CPR with 309, George Matchett adding 296 and Vi Anderson leading the women with 267 In CHEC Allan Brown toppled the pins for 333 and 773 with Elaine Brown enjoying one of her best nights with 323 and an 804 triple Steve Gyorkos starred in CJOC with 348 with Tim Matlock hitting for 311 and Harry Garrick 293 Pat Checkryn with 276 and Eleanor Fenton with 274 led the gals In Classic Triples Reg Arnold had a 380, Steve Gangur 342, Jack Smeed 329 and a four-game total of Roy Cunningham 323 and Ken King 319 Topping the women were Helen Brown with 232 and Jean Passey 305. OFFICE FURNITURE OFFICE MACHINES OFFICE SUPPLIES Chinook 311.7 St. South PhoiM327-48f1 Burns one in Bill Lee, Boston Red Sox pitcher, bites his bottom lip as he delivers a fast- ball against St. Louis Cardinals in exhibition baseball .action. Lee bore down after losing an argument with umpires when two runs scored on a wold pitch that got under a chair. Sports of all sorts EXPOS DROP TWO DAYTONA BEACH. Fla. (AP) Montreal Expos sent pitchers Craig Caskey and Dale Murray to their minor league camp here Monday -for reassignment. The baseball club still has 31 players on its National League roster, six more than the opening day limit. SETS SKATE RECORD MOSCOW (Reuter) Soviet speed-skater Tatyana Averina bettered the listed world record for the women's 1.500 metres by-clocking two minutes, 14.0 seconds Monday at the Medeo Rink in Alma Ata. This clipped 1.8 seconds off the record of held by Stien Keizer of the Netherlands. Rustlers lead 3-1 BLAIRMORE (CP) Red Deer Rustlers defeated the Pass Red Devils 7-3 Monday night to increase their Alberta Junior Hockey League playoff lead to 3-1. The fifth game in, the Tsest- of-seven final series will be played in Red Deer. Wednesday. Bob Haidane and Irvin Bowles each scored twice to lead the Rustlers, who obtained singles from Herb Balfour. Ron Lecuyer and Ken Colborne. Stan Alstad. Billy Kelts and Grant Wells replied for the Red Devils, who. trailed 2-0 and 6-0 by periods. Ron Bourcier played an outstanding game in the Red Deer net. kicking out 36 shots while Mike McCollam and Terry Kryczka combined in the Red 'Devils' net for' 33 saves. Red Deer took 10 of 16 minor penalties and both teams received one major. CARDS READY ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Right hander Ken Tatum was placed on the disabled list and three other players were reassigned to the minor leagues Monday as St. Louis Cardinals trimmed their roster to the mandatory baseball season- opening day limit of 25. The Cardinals said Tatum developed tightened muscles in his right forearm during spring training. TILLER SIGNS PULLMAN. Wash. (AP) Calgary's gain was Pullman-'s loss Monday as Washington State University assistant football coach Joe Tiller announced he will shift to the Stampeders this year. Tiller, who has been with the Cougars since 1971, said he will coach the Canadian League team's offensive and defensive lines. He played for Calgary in 1963. POPOVICH TO PIRATES PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates traded right handed pitcher Tom Dettore to Chicago Monday for switch hitting infielder Paul Popovich and an undisclosed amount of cash. The Pirates said Popovich will join them in St. Louis prior to the baseball season opener on April 5. Detorre joins the Cubs at their spring training camp in Scottsdale, Ariz., and will be assigned to Wichita, an American Association triple A club. Table tennis The Department of Culture, Youth and Recreation will hold a table tennis tournament at the Winston Churchill High School Friday night. The tourney for all men and women 22 years of age and over will get underway at seven o'clock and conclude around 10. All interested competitors are asked to notify the Dept. of Culture, Youth and Recreation at 328-9686. The entry fee has been set for which will help to cover' the cost of prizes. Hydychuk selected president Dennis Hydychuk of Lethbridge was named the president of the 1974 Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League season over the weekend. Hydychuk will organize and co-ordinate the local and district league which expects to have at least five teams in the upcoming season. The participating teams would include the defending champion Lethbridge Hotel Northstars, York Farm Labor Club Athletics, Pincher Creek Alberta Hotel Orphans and Picture Butte Rae Motors. League play has been tentatively set for May 12. Meanwhile joining Hydychuk on the 1974 board of directors will include vice president John McGuire, secretary treasurer Mike Wyrostek, team representatives Terry Lyons of Pincher Creek, and Bob Setoguchi of Lethbridge.. The Lethbridge Women's Fastball League will hold an important organizational meeting April 9. The eight o'clock evening session at. the Civic Centre will feature the election of officers for the 1974 season. All interested groups wishing to enter a team in the league must have a representative at the meeting. For further information contact Marilyn Snedden at 328-8087. I KNOW YOU.' VOU'flt COW TO BINGO, AREN'T WON'T SE LATE, PET. I'M BOUNO THAT'S TWfTKXjSLE HSIiNCA U Aft CAN'T BEUEVC ElSC A5SOLUTEIY wsmve Pittsburgh Pirates could have the edge on paper By GLENN COLE The CiMdiH PreH What will the in the National League's East Division do for an encore after last year's torrid finish? While it is unlikely that there will be .five teams battling for the top rung in the division as was .the case in. 1973. it would appear that this year's race should be close. There are many "ifs" sur- rounding the teams in the divi- sion, but on paper, at least, it would appear that Pittsburgh Pirates could have the edge. The hurt by incon- sistent starting pitching last season, have shored up their hurling staff with the addition of left handers Ken Brett from Philadelphia' Phillies and Jerry Reuss from Houston Astros. It is the first time in several years that the Bucs have had quality southpaw starters. Pittsburgh is going to need good seasons out of right handers Steve Blass. Bob Moose and Dock Ellis as well, particularly Blass. whose win total was three last season compared with 19 in 1972. The Pirates still have a solid hitting attack led by Willie Stargell, who cracked 44 home runs last season and drove in 119 runs, both league-leading marks. Pittsburgh also had quality hitters in catcher Manny Sanguillen, third base- man Rich Hebner and Al Oli- ver, a- first baseman- outfielder. ,While hitting appears to be the Pirates' forte, New York Mets will once again rely on the strong arms of their four starting pitchers Seaver, Jon Matlack, Jerry Koosman and George combined to win 59 of the 82 games the Mets won in 1973. But the Mets are vulnerable when it conies to hitting. They boast that Rusty Staub, Cleon Jones and John Milner are their power hit .279 with 15 home runs last year, Jones had 11 homers and a .260 batting average and Milner led the club with 23 home runs but hit onlv .239. The surprise of 1973 was Montreal Expos, and they could well be the shock of 1974. The Expos-have two solid starters in Steve Rogers and Steve Renko, but if they are going to go anywhere they are going to have to get better and more consistent efforts out of Mike Torrez, Ernie McAnally and Balor Moore, something which did not happen in.spring training. Montreal is much more solid deferrsively with the acquisition of centre fielder Willie Davis and the insertion of 23-year-old Jim Cox at second base. Davis with his speed on the basepaths and sharp bat con- trol, adds another dimension offensively to go along with Ken Singleton, the Expos' top hitter last year, and Ron Fairly, one of the best clutch hitters in baseball, who will be playing almost every day for the Expos at first. STILL HAVE JOE St. Louis Cardinals still have the powerful bat of Joe Torre, the speed of Lou Brock and the strong right arm of Bob Gibson, but they are all a year older. Aside from them, the Cards seem to have little else except for outfielder Reggie Smith, acquired from Boston Red Sox during the off- season. The Cardinals biggest prob- lem appears to be their pitch- ing, the same type of problem that will hurt Chicago Cubs The Cubs have two good young pitchers in Burt Hooton and Rick Reuschel, but both have been inconsistent during the last few years, as has vet- eran right hander Milt Pappas. Gone to Texas Rangers is Ferguson Jenkins of Chatham. Ont.. Chicago's premier starter for sevtral years, and his loss will hurt badly. The Cubs also disposed of third baseman Ron Santo and second baseman Glenn Seckert. so it figures to be a rebuilding year for Whitey Lbckman's club. The Phillies were not involved in last year's pennant fight and it's highly unlikely they will be this year either. Rather, they will be battling the Cubs for fifth. Johnson smacks two home runs ASSOCIATED PRESS Dave Johnson hit two home runs, leading a five-homer at- tack that swept Atlanta Braves to a 7-0 exhibition baseball victory over Baltimore Orioles Monday. Johnson smashed solo shots in the second and sixth innings in support of the combined four-hit pitching of Ro'ric Welterlich, Herman's advance Welterlich and Herman's Upholstery advanced to the "A" finals of the Men's Broomball League championship playoffs Sunday night. The pennant winning Welterlich earned a berth into the "A" finals by besting Lethbridge Hotel 1-6 in a two- game total goal series while Herman's edged the Red Devils 3-1 in another series. more or less had their own way throughout the past season, ran into a determined Hotel squad who just wouldn't give up. The two clubs battled to a scoreless tie in the first game, but Welterlich reached the finals by scoring a slim 1-0 win in the second... Gus Fomradas notched the lone goal in the two games. Meanwhile Herman's won their series by edging the Devils 1-0 in the opening game and 2-1 in the second. Sig Majchrzak tallied the lone marker for Heraman's in the first game while Dan Fujikawa and Walter Duda notched a goal each for the winners in the second. Tony. Wolak fired in the Devils' only marker. Meanwhile Sunburst Ceramics jumped to a one- goal lead in the "B" playoff finals by scoring a 2-1 win over Southern Signs. Bill Ressler a-nd Mike Jackson scored' for the winners while Jim Corey replied in a losing cause. The second and final game of the two-game total goal series will be staged Sunday night at eight o'clock. Harrison. Danny Frisella and James Easterly. Hank Aaron, playing as a designated hitter, hit his third homer of the bases- empty blast in the eighth in- ning. Dusty Baker added a homer for the Braves in the second inning while Ivan Mur- rell hit another in the ninth. Milwaukee Brewers, helped by two Oakland errors, broke a 2-2 tie with four eighth- inning runs to defeat the Athletics 6-2. Rico Petrocelli smacked a two-out, ninth-inning home run with a team-mate aboard to lift Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over St. Louis Cardinals. Cleveland Indians pounced on Steve Stone for three triples and two doubles in the opening innings and went on to rout Chicago Cubs 9-2. Gaylord Perry, pitching seven innings for the second time this spring, limited the Cubs to four hits. Cleveland scored five runs in the first and added a run in the second as Oscar Gamble stroked two successive triples. Roger Freed, already reas- signed to a Cincinnati minor league club, hit two home runs and added a double and a single to help the Reds crush Pittsburgh Pirates 15-9. Chicago White Sox came from behind with three runs in the aixth 'inning and got three scoreless innrngs from reliever Wayne Granger to edge Minnesota Twins 4-3. The Twins scored all their runs in the fourth off Terry Forster. Winning pitc'her Mike Torrez hit a bases-loaded triple off Steve Carlton and Montreal Expos blasted Philadelphia Phillies 7-1. Carlton. scheduled to be the Phils' opening-day pitcher next Saturday, surrendered six runs on six hits in six innings of work. Ron Diorio allowed Montreal one run in the final three innings. After Montreal scored once in the second and twice in the third. Torrez hit his triple over centre fielder Bill Robinson's head. Ken Singleton had singled, Ron Hunt was hit by a pitch and Tim Foii hit a'bloop single to load the bases. Robinson singled Tommy H u 11 o n h o m e i n t h e Philadelphia first, but the Expos got out of the bases- loaded jam with a double play. 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