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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8-THE LtTHBRIDQI HERAUL- Monday, April I, 1174 EXPLORE CANADA IN '74 UeofM IWM by NA liw, or Ak i Of Cmdfc Vriwn and H.W.T. For comptoM tatormMlon ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Herald- Sports LITHMIDai OFFICE FUNNITURI LTD. UftftrMaj. PIMM (4ti) tH-7411 8.C.H. TYPEWRITERS Hiller picks up where he left off Kuhn got his own way Sunday afternoon By THE CANADIAN PRESS Henry Aaron had not planned on taking part in Sunday's Atlanta Braves- Cincinnati Reds game and his performance at the plate may have reflected his surprise at being ordered to play by commissioner Bowie Kuhn. The Braves won 5-3 even though Aaron struck out twice and grounded out once. Darrell Evans' three-run homer gave Atlanta its only win of the opening three-game series Kuhn had "suggested" that Aaron start in Thursday's sea- son opener and Aaron's first swing became homer No, 714, tying Babe Ruth's career record. He sat out Saturday and was going to do the same Sunday, just to make sure he didn't rob Atlanta fans of No. 715 as well. Games come to a rousing end The 1974 Southern Alberta Mini Winter Games came to a rousing finish over the weekend. Five sports events high lited the final weekend of competition in the Mini Winter Games which were held as a dry-run for the 1975 Canada Winter Games to be staged in Southern Alberta Feb. 11-22 inclusively. The Mini Games which officially opened on the weekend of Mar. 23-24 were the largest Winter Games ever held in Southern Alberta and will only be surpassed by the Canada Winter Games. 'Some athletes participated in the Games which were staged over three consecutive weekends. Women's curling was the only sport run-off during the opening weekend while the following weekends featured five events each. Sports featured this past weekend included men's Streaker entertains KANSAS CITY (AP) A bearded, acrobatic streaker 'entertained" fans at Royals Stadium, running back and forth across the playing field Sunday during a long delay before the Minnesota-Kansas City baseball game was ramed out. basbetball in Raymond, men's curling in Fort Macleod, speed skating in Lethbridge, table tennis in Lethbridge and women's volleyball in Milk River Locals hold their own Local ten-pin bowlers held their own in the Alberta Junior Ten-pin Assocations' ninth annual handicap tourney staged in Calgary over the weekend. Some 50 locals participated in the two-day event which got underway Saturday and concluded Sunday at the Silver Dollar Bowl. The local contingent fared well in the competition as they picked up four individual singles titles along with a first in the senior aouoies eveni. Individual singles titles winners included Leonard Heinonen, bantam boys' singles; Wendy Rodzinyak, junior girls' singles; Brenda Billeck, senior girls' singles, and Roger Carrier, senior boys' singles. Karen Cherniwchan also placed second behind Billeck in the senior girls' event while Gordon Mclntosh was third in the senior boys' singles. Meanwhile Billeck and Murray Vickers combined their efforts and captured the senior doubles championship STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION TONIGHT P.M. THE STOMPER va LEO BURKE NICK CARTER vs DANNY LITTLE BEAR QUINN WILLIAMSON 5 Big Bouts The following is a list of the final results of the weekend competition. MEN'S BASKETBALL 1 Cardston. 2 Warner, 3 Lethbridge TABLE TENNIS Wayne Johnson, Cardston 2 Paul Chau Taber, 3 Edward Smolensk: Willow Creek MwVt DoublM-1 Brent Taketsu and Joe Giilett. Lethbridge, 2 Les vornbrock and Dee Henrie, Warner, 3 Kevin Sauer and Ton Shirakawa, County of Lethbridge Slnglm-1 Joan Tolh. County of Lethbridge, 2 Donna Lounsbury, Pmcher Creek Amy Yamamoto and Rita Woelcke, County ol Lethbridge, 2 Brenda Hockstein and Patty Petrone, Pmcher Creek, 3 Collin McPhillips and Elizabeth Lisowski, Warner SPEED SKATING A Keena Humphries, Taber, 2 Wanda Popadynetz, Taber, 3 Terry Keener County of 40-mile B Allan Popvitch. Vulcan 2 Terry Winters Vulcan 3 Jim Andrews County of Lethbridge A Oeanna Miyauchi Lethbridge. 2 Leta Milne Willow Creek, 3 Darcy Humphries, Taber Belinda Leahy Taber 2 Jill Jacobson Lethbridge, 3 Terry Molnar Willow Creek A Boys' Britt Loney County of 40-mile 2 Gordon Lee, Willow Creek, 3 Casey Kerner, County of 40-Mile B Dawn Sullivan Willow Creek 2 Karen Heck, Willow Creek, 3 Kanei Corbons Vulcan B Danny Lomas, Warner 2 Ai Popovitch, Vulcan 3 Rod Tomita County of Lethbridge B Brett Loney. County of 40-mile 2 Gordon Lee, Willow Creek 3 Don Dennis, Crowsnest Pass A 500-Metre-1 Deanna Miyauchi Lethbridge 2 Keena Humphries Taber 3 Leta Milne Willow Creek B Boyt' Rod Tomita County of Lethbridge, 2 Dan Lomas Warner, 3 Terry Winters, Vulcan B Belinda Leahy Taber, 2 Donna Lepp, Vulcan, 3 Darcy Jackson Vulcan A Dallas White Quails Blood Reserve 2 Casey Kerner County of 40 Mile WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL 1 Willow Creek 2 Vulcan, 3 County of Lethbridge MEN'S CURLING Results not available CHECK SparkPlugs Points Muffler Shocks Rad. Hoses Brakes Keadyfo Re-Power with a GM Partial or Complete ENGINE ASSEMBLY 6cyl. orVSMotora AIR CONDITION YOUR CAR For low at Installed Cool your car thte wtth an ARA In-dnh or undar-daah Air Conditioning unit, custom to fit practically all North Amarican and Import can wall aa Farm Air Unltt SPRING TUNE-UP Minor Tuna-up including Piuaja and Pointa ICVLINOM 37.20 AIR CONDITIONING TUNE-UP Parformanca chock, laak taat and rachacga H nacaaaary. SPECIAL 1 9i (FHEONEXTRA) BENY CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE PARTS AND SERVICE DEPARTMENT 2nd 8th Strtvt South PhoM 321-1101 Then Kuhn ordered Braves manager Eddie Mathews to put Aaron in the lineup. In Sunday's other National League games, New York Mets pounded Philadelphia Phillies 9-2, San Francisco Giants belted Houston Astros 8-4 and Los Angeles Dodgers walloped San Diego Padres 9- 2. Snow cancelled Chicago Cubs' doubleheader at' Montreal against the Expos and rain postponed Pitts- burgh Pirates at St. Louis against the Cardinals. St. Louis blanked Pittsburgh 8-0 Saturday, Cincinnati de- feated Atlanta 7-5, San Fran- cisco edged Houston 3-2 and Repe winners Myrna McQuarrie retained her Lethbridge Curling Club women's title Sunday by downing Marg Dekker m the final. The champs are, front left to right, third Rita Tarnava and skip McQuarrie. Back, left to right, Barb Allsop, lead and second Barb Davis. SAJHL All-Star game set Tuesday The 1973-74 Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League season will come to a close with the annual All-Star game and awards banquet Tuesday night. The All-Star game will feature the SAJHL's northern division all-stars against the southern division all-stars and will get underway at six o'clock at the Adams Ice Centre. Nine locals earned a spot on the south division all-star squad who'll carry 19 players into Tuesday night's tilt Five of the local all-stars are members of the Kinsmen Warriors while the remaining Saints win twice over Calgary The Lethbridge Labor Club Saints scored a pair of victories over the visiting Calgary Winston Heights in exhibition girls' hockey action at Henderson over the weekend Saturday the locals blanked the Calgary squad 3-0 while Sunday they came back from a one-goal deficit after the opening period to edge the visitors 6-5 in overtime. In Saturday's match, Keena Humpheries paced the locals scoring all three goals. Jody Skeith was outstanding in the nets to register the shutout. Meanwhile Sunday's match was a different story as the locals trailed 1-0 after the first period but managed to even the score 3-3 by the end of the second. Deena Miyauchi led the locals' attack with a three- goal performance which included the winner at the mark of the overtime period while teammates Humpheries, Rhonda Kellington and Dianne Boulton chipped in with singles. KWAUCK JUMPS SAN FRANCISCO (CP) Tight end Ted Kwallet of San Francisco '49ers was reported Saturday to have jumped to the World Football League's Honolulu for a multi-year contract valued at four toiled with the Midget Elks. The Warriors' players include Kelly Keenan, Harvie Pocza, Ken Bond, Bob Quinell and Randy Lowe while the Elks placed Mike Boychuk, Ron Moser, Bob Miles and Darrell Osmond Other players who'll join the locals on the all-star squad will come from Claresholm, Vauxhall and the Crowsnest Pass Claresholm Clippers placed five players on the squad which include David McKee, Brian Massam, Larry MacDonald, John McKee, Brian Senft while the Vauxhall Legionaires placed four players in Gordon Miller, Terry Kress, Doug Odland and Randy Kress. Doug Schlazel was the only member of the Crowsnest Pass Cascades who made the all-star lineup. Meanwhile the Okotoks Oilers, High River Imperials and Vulcan Blazers dominated the north division all-star team which was picked by the nine coaches in the league. The Oilers and Imperials placed six players each on the north division squad while the Blazers added another five. Oilers who made the Tuesday night lineup include Barrel Bodnor, Tim Minue, Derrick Ashmore, Steve Dunham, Monty Jesperson and Greg Osberg. High River players include Ken Wegener, Lee Switzer, Drew McCredie, Gordon Flaterud, Peter Bergen and Paul Blayney while members of the Vulcan squad are Allan Passoli, Glenn McCallum, Ron Schlalt, Brad Walker and Rod Nelson. Barry Corbiel was the only player of the Standard Lions who gained a berth on the team. Bob McKee of Claresholm will handle the coaching duties for the south division all-stars while Bruce Anderson will call the shots for the northern division squad Meanwhile the annual awards banquet will be held after the All-Star game starting around p.m. at Ericksens. Head table guests for the annual night will include: the SAJHL's governor, Ron Pelham of Vulcan; Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association president and SAJHL referee- in-chief, Leo Harrold of Lethbridge; and secretary- manager of the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association C. Jarvis Miller. Los Angeles dumped San Diego 8-0. The Chicago at 'Montreal game was postponed because of snow. John Hiller, who set two major-league relief pitching records last season, took over Sunday where he left off. After pitching 3 2-3 innings of three-hit ball Saturday, the Toronto native came back with two hitless innings Sunday as Detroit Tigers defeated Baltimore Orioles 8- 4 in 10 innings to gain a split in their doubleheader. The Orioles took the opener 5-1, scoring all their runs in the first inning. Last season Hiller saved a record 38 games, and his 10 victories in relief gave him another record of 48 relief points. He had a 10-5 record and a 1.44 earned-run average while appearing in 65 games. He didn't record his first save until April 17, and his first win on May 13 Hiller, 31 today, was brought in Sunday after singles by Detroit's Ron Cash and pinch-hitter Gates Brown and a pinch sacrifice fly by Bill Freehan had tied the score 4-4 in the ninth. JACKSON TAKES LOSS The Tigers scored four more in the 10th and pinned the defeat on Grant Jackson. Cash's third hit sent in the tie-breaker. Freehan singled home another, and Ed Bnnk- man's two-run single capped the rally. Solo homers by Mickey Stanley and Willie Horton and a run-producing double by Cash accounted for the other Detroit runs. Two of the first three Balti- more runs were unearned, and the Orioles went ahead 4-3 in the seventh on a homer by Bobby Grich. In other American League games Sunday, California An- gels and Chicago White Sox were tied 4-4 after 10 innings when snow postponed their contest. New York Yankees bombed Cleveland Indians 7-1 and Oakland A's dumped Texas Rangers 8-4 Rained out were the Boston Red ,Sox-at-Milwaukee Brewers game and the Minnesita Twins-Kansas City Royais contest In Saturday play, Detroit edged Baltimore 3-2, New York downed Cleveland 6-1, California nipped Chicago 3-2, Kansas City clobbered Minnesota 23-6, Texas blanked Oakland 2-0 and Milwaukee got past Boston 5-4. Minor hockey The Maroons advanced to the Bantam A playoff finals by scoring a bnllant 4-3 comeback victory over the Jets Saturday. The Maroons found themselves in deep trouble after the opening period as they trailed 3-0. However they came back with a solid team effort and fired in four straight goals which lifted them into the A finals. Mike DeHeer, Donald Coutts, Ross Mitchell and Boyd Blair tallied for the winners while Bryan Turner. Tom DeJager and Mike McLean replied for the Jets It was Blair's second consecutive game winning marker Meanwhile the Lions earned a split in a pair of Bantam B playoff games over the weekend Saturday Brian Robinson and Brad Dorren scored a goal each and led the Lions to a 2-0 win over the Bruins while Sunday they dropped a 3-2 decision to the Raiders in overtime. Perry Odney, Mark Cameron and Rob Sudeikat notched a goal apiece for the winners while Robinson and Mark Hopkins managed a goal each in a losing cause. The Kings also managed a split in two Bantam B playoff games on the weekend. Saturday they whipped the Eagles 5-1, but Sunday they suffered a 4-1 setback by the hands of the Hornets. Dale Belsher paced the Kings with two goals in their 5-1 win while Blair Nyrose replied for the Eagles. Tim Troman, Etnilio Mantello, Anton Mihay and Owan Hayward fired in a goal each for the Hornets in their win over the Kings while Brent Belshco tallied for the losers. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL EMlOMtlon W L T F A Ptt Boston 52 17 9 349 221 113 Montreal 45 24 9 293 240 99 Rangers 40 24 14 300 251 94 Torcnto 35 27 16 274 230 86 Buffalo 32 34 12 242 250 76 Detroit 29 39 10 255 319 68 Van 24 43 11 224 296 59 islanders 19 41 18 182.247 56 WMt DIvMon Phila 50 16 12 273 164 112 Chicago 41 14 23 272 164 105 LA 33 33 12 233 231 78 Atlanta 30 34 14 214 238 74 Pitts 28 41 9 242 273 65 St Louis 26 40 12 206 248 64 Minn 23 38 17 235 273 63 Calif 13 55 10 193 342 36 SCORING LEADERS G A Esposito. B 68 77 Orr, B 32 90 Hodge B 50 55 Cashman B 30 59 Clarke, Pha 35 52 Martin But 52 34 Apps. Pgh 24 61 Sittler T 38 46 MacDonald. Pgh 43 39 Park R 25 57 Hextall Mm 20 62 WMt 145 122 105 89 87 86 85 84 82 82 62 Eail New SCORING Walton, Blackburn Dorey, Webster, McDonald, Dillon Sheehan Hampson Johnson, Williams WESTERN Final W L 43 32 41 33 40 33 39 33 32 42 28 50 T F A PU 3 290 271 89 4 356 297 86 5 278 281 85 6 291 258 84 4 288 319 68 0 249 335 56 Phoenix Salt Lake San Diego Portland Seattle Denver HOCKEY SCORES SUNDAY National Buffalo 5 St Louis 2 Chicago 7 Detroit 4 NY Rangers 6 Montreal 4 Boston 6 Toronto 4 Philadelphia 6 Minnesota 2 Atlanta 6 Pittsburgh 3 World Toronto 4 Cleveland 0 First game of best-of-seven East Division seTii-fmal Minnesota 8 Edmonton 5 Minnesota leads best-of-seven West Division semi-final 2-0 New England 4 Chicago 3 New England leads best-of-seven East Division semi-final 2-0 American Providence 4 Nova Scotia 1 Providence leads best-of-seven quarter-final 2-0 Central Dallas 4 Omaha 1 Dallas leads best-of-seven semi- final 3-1 Oklahoma City 4 Fort Worth Oklahoma C'ty leads best-ui-seven semi-final 3-1 Western San Diego 4 Seattle 2 International Des Moines 11 Flint 6 Des Momes wins best-of-seven semi-final 4-0 North American Syracuse 7 Long Island 0 Syracuse leads best-of-seven fmai 3-0 Western Canada Medicine Hat at New Westminster PPd New Westminster leads best-of- seven quarter-final 3-1 Calgary 7 Edmonton 0 Calgary wins best-of-seven quar- ter-final 4-1 Regma 4 Saskatoon 2 Regma leads best-of-seven quar- ter-final 3-2 Swift Current 4 Flm Flon 3 Best-of-seven quarter-final tied 3- 3 SATURDAY National Montreal 6 Boston 2 Toronto 3 Buffalo 1 Los Angeles 11 Vancouver 1 NY islanders 4 Minnesota 2 Detroit 8 NY Rangers 3 Pittsburgh 6 Philadelphia 1 Chicago 6 St Louis 3 World New England 6'Chicago 4 First game best-of-seven East Division semi-final Minnesota 2 Edmonton 1 First game best-of-seven West Division semi-final American Richmond 10 Baltimore 0 Best-of-seven South semi-final tied 1-1 Central Fort Worth 6 Oklahoma City 3 Oklahoma leads best-of-seven jemi-fmal 2-1 Dallas 7 Omaha 2 Dallas leads best-of-seven semi- final 2-1 Western Portland 3 San Diego 2 Phoenix 5 Salt Lake 4 Denver 9 Seattle 8 Southern Roanoke 3 Charlotte 2 Roanoke wins best-of-seven final 4-3 Western Canada New Westminster 3 Medicine Hat 2 New Westminster leads best-of- seven quarter-final 3-1 Calgary 4 Edmonton 3 Calgary leads best-of-seven quar- ter-final 3-1 Canadian Intermediate Coquitlam 4 Calgary 2 Coquitlam leads best-of-five quar- ter-final 2-0 Western Intermediate AA Warroad 5 Rosetown 0 Best-of-five semi-final tied 1-1 BASKETBALL SCORES SUNDAY Eastern Conference NBA New York 106 Capital 105 New York leads best-of-seven semi-final 3-2 Western Conference Detroit 102 Chicago 87 Best-of-seven semi-final tied 2-2 Milwaukee 114 Los Angeles 92 Milwaukee wins best-of-seven semi-final 4-1 ABA East Division New York 106 Capital 105 New York leads best-of-seven semi final 3-1 SATURDAY NBA Eastern Conference Buffalo 104 Boston 102 Best-of-seven semi-final tied 2-2 ABA East Division Kentucky 102 Carolina 110 Kentucky leads best-of-seven semi-final 3-0 West Division Indiana 105 San Antonio MO Indiana leads best-of-seven semi- final 3-2 Utah 110 San Diego 93 Utah leads best of-seven semi- final 3-2 'NATIONAL LEAGUE St Louis New York Philadelphia Chicago Montreal Pittsburgh Los Angeles San Francisco Cincinnati Atlanta Houston San Diego Saturday St Louis 8 Pittsburgh 0 Cincinnati 7 Atlanta 5 Philadelphia 5 New York 4 San Francisco 3 Houston 2 Los Angelas 8 San Diego 0 Sunday Chicago at Montreal 2 ppd New York 9 Philadelphia 2 Pittsburgh at St Louis ppd Atlanta 5 Cincinnati 3 Los Angeles 9 San Diego 2 San Francisco 8 Houston 4 TODAY'S GAMES National League Los Angeles Downing (9-9) at Atlanta Reed (4-11) Cincinnati Nelson (3-2) at San Francisco D'Acquisto (1-1) AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. 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