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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD Monday, April 15, 1974 art IATA Agents for all Steamship Companies and tours. Book through us now at no extra charge ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 321-3201 The Herald Sports Mixed team is tops Seven Lethbridge bowlers are in Vancouver today and Tuesday for the Canadian fjve-pm championships. The locals earned a berth in the Dominion event by capturing the mixed team title in Edmonton over the weekend. In a 16-game rolloff the Lethbridge team rattled the pins for an impressive total. 750 pins ahead of their nearest rivals, the north. Ken Malcomson showed a hot hand for the locals, who led after the first eight games, as he hit for a in 14 games that he rolled. Roy Cunningham, the reigning city champion, scored in 15 games while Ken King hit for in 11 games The fourth male member of the team. Steve Pedersen. played in eight of the games and finished with a 2.077 total. Dianne Viohni, Jeanette Smeed and Linda Malcomson were on the team as well with Violmi leading the way with an impressive for 13 games Smeed roiled 2.757 in 11 games while Malcomson hit for in eight games. In the 14th game the south squad hit for a big that all but clinched victory for them In other action the men's and women's teams both were fourth while the south team overall finished tied for third Individually Louise Plato and Harry Topliffe, a pair of Medicine Hat bowlers, were fourth and fifth respectively. Erma McGuire was fourth in the closed competition. She's from Lethbridge while Bill Crockford of Medicine Hat was third in the men's closed plav Meanwhile two Edmonton bowlers, Bernie Sutton and Ebba Anderson, won the men's and women's singles titles respectively Saturday. Another Edmonton bowler, Rita Chaney, and Allan Day of Drayton Valley, will also journey to Vancouver as winners of the singles titles in the handicap event Sutton, a national youth bowling council champion two years ago, rolled in his 16-game block to edge Ed Boruk of Ponoka, by 28 pins. Anderson finished with pins. 398 more than Emma Johanson of Calgary. This goal helped Lethbridge Elks lead 5-1 before they blew it all But three goals in 21 seconds sunk locals Elks had Red Deer in trouble It only took 21 seconds for the roof at Henderson Ice Centre to come down around the shoulders of the Lethbridge Midget Elks Sunday night. For the second year in a row it was a case of close but no cigar for the locals in the annual Elks tournament Sunday night, before better than 500 fans, the Elks blew a 5-1 lead to Red Deer Optimists as they suffered a 6-5 setback in the final of the four-day, eight-team event. Coasting along with a 5-3 margin at the 13 40 mark of the final period, the Elks were completely out of it as the Optimists scored three times in just 21 seconds for the win. Elks pulled their netminder late in the game but to no avail. Dale Horsley, who finished the game with four goals started the damage at He scored nine seconds later and then helped set up Jim Causgrove with the winning goal at Randy Rehn notched the other Red Deer marker at of the third Ron Moser, Mark Baldry, Scott Jarvie, Bruce Mock and Mike Boychuk had staked the locals to their early cushion Six minor penalties, three to each club, were called in the game that saw Darrell Kretzul of Red Deer named first star while Moser was second and Horsley third. Elks, who had to play three games on the final day last year before bowing to Edmonton Cessco, advanced to the final by winning the game Sunday afternoon 5-4 over Calgary Milchem Black Hawks. 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Ask about our layaway deposit plan Over 100 new and used motorcylces to choose from See 1974 125cc Trail Bikes 75cc Mini MotoroSs and 360cc 6 speed road bike now on display' LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE 1117 2ndAVE.S. PHONE 327-8889 CLOSED MONDAYS OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M AMPLE FMK PARKING x HONDA HONDA HONDA HONDA AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Gary Player was striding down the 17th fairway at the Augusta National Golf Club, pondering his second shot to a hard, fast green that had been' his nemesis for nearly two decades. "I haven't hit this green six times in the 18 years I've been playing he said to his caddie, Eddie McCoy. "But it won for me in 1961 and it's go- ing to win for us again." The little South African took a deliberate stance and let fly with a nine-iron. The ball plopped to within six inches of the virtual tap-in for a birdie three. That one dramatic shot broke the logjam among four Rustlers trailing KELOWNA, B.C. (CP) Kelowna Buckaroos took a 3-1 lead in the Western Canada best-of-seven Centennial Cup semi-final series Sunday with a 6-1 victory over Red Deer Rustlers before fans. Curt Fraser and Mark Lofthouse paced the Kelowna scoring attack with two goals each, while Dale Turner and Murry Hanson scored singles. Earle Switzer got the only Red Deer goal, spoiling Bill Stankoven's shutout attempt at of the third period. Stankoven handled 33 Red Deer shots, while the Rustlers goaltending duo of Jim Bowman and Ron Bourcier faced 40 Kelowna shots. Kelowna took a 2-0 lead in the first period and led 4-0 going into a chippy third period. Referee Jim Adrian handed out six minors and three majors for fighting to each team in the final 20 minutes. In all, 96 minutes of penalties were assessed during the game. On Saturday night, the Bucks edged Red Deer 5-4. The Buckaroos, champions of the British Columbia Junior Hockey League, held period leads of 2-0 and 4-2 over the visiting Alberta team. Kelowna goals were notched by Les Strachan, Archie McKinnon, Dale Costanzo, Lofthouse and Randy Naito. The fifth game in the series is scheduled for Tuesday in Kelowna. leaders Sunday and decided the 38th Masters tournament, Player winning it at 10 under par, two strokes ahead of Dave Stockton and Tom Weiskopf Player, 37, repeated a 1 -ctory he first scored in 1961. McLean fined CALGARY Western Canada Hockey League Sunday fined coach Ernie McLean of New Westminster Bruins for not controlling his team properly in a game that ended in a brawl. WCHL president Ed Chynoweth also said McLean wilj be required to post a bond. He also suspended Eric Sanderson of the Bruins for the remainder of the playoffs. The action resulted from the Bruins 7-4 loss Friday night to Calgary Centennials in Calgary. Chynoweth said Sanderson was the first identifiable player to throw a glove into the stands and followed this by throwing a stick into the stands. "Some unsuspecting fan could have been seriously the league president said. He also fined Centennial trainer Jim Murray for jumping onto the ice and throwing a glove into the stands. "This gives me the first leg on the Grand Player said relernng to the four ma- jor States and British Opens, the PGA and no man has ever won in a single year "At least, I am the only man with a chance this year to win it." It is the last major goal also of Jack Nicklaus, holder of a record 14 major championships who made a spectacular come-from- behind stab at a fifth Masters' crown with an eagle at the par-five 13th, only to falter with bogeys at the 14th and 16th. At one stage in the Sunday showdown, Nicklaus, Player and Weiskopf were tied for the lead with Stockton only a stroke behind and pressure building from Bobby Nichols, Frank Beard, Jim Colbert, Phil Rodgers and Dave Hill. Player finished with a 278, the first prize of and the traditional green Masters jacket, which was a couple of sizes too big. Weiskopf and Stockton tied at 280. Nicklaus tied for third at 281 with Irwin and Colbert. Nichols and Rodgers were at 282 and a happy Englishman, Maurice Bembridge, shot a record-tying 64 to finish at 283 with Hubert Green. Arnold Palmer shot a 67 but finished at 284. "They always have said that it takes a long hitter to win here at Player said. "I disagree. I think place- ment of the iron shots is more important. You don't have to brutalize this course to win. Osmond, Bob Miles and Rick Weist shared the scoring for the Elks in the semi-final. Calgary marksmen were Paul Vaughan, David Orr, Pete Giesbrecht and Pete Conacher. Elks got the nod on nine of 14 minor penalties called in the game. The three stars, in order, were Weist, Conacher and Moser In the other semi-final. Red Deer tripped Vernon, B.C. 8-5 as Randy Bowles scored three times to lead the way Other Red Deer goals came from Dwayne Howell, with two, and Dennis Redman, Causgrove and Rick Parton Bill Vachon triggered three goals for Vernon. Solo markers went to Gene Anderson and Dean Solheim. Red Deer took seven of 11 minors while each team served a major. At the conclusion of the play Sunday night the tournament trophy was awarded to Red Deer by George Lastuka, Exalted Ruler of the Lethbridge Elks Lodge No. 37. Causgrove picked up two individual trophies. He was selected to more three-star selections than any other player in the tourney and was also most valuable. Peter Swainson of Red Deer was voted best netminder while most gentlemanly honors went to Weist of the Elks. In Saturday's action Red Deer downed Moose Jaw 8-6 as Horsley scored twice for the winners. Rod Heisler had three for the Saskatchewan team Vernon got two goals each from Willy Madden and Solheim as they belted Medicine Hat Cablevision 8-1. Gary Benson averted a shutout for the Gas City club. The Elks trounced Regins Inland Rangers 11-2 with Jackson and Ron Moser eact notching a brace. Elks led 6-2 after 40 minute; and broke the game wide oper with five unanswered third period goals. i Calgary slipped pas Edmonton 4-3 as sevei players shared in the scorify for the two clubs. Dope scandal HELSINKI second dope scandal hit the world hockey championships Saturday and Finland's team had to forfeit a win against Czechoslovakia. The organizers said the Finnish netminder, Stig Wetzell, was doped in Friday's game against the Czechs which Finland won 5-2. The game was awarded to the Czechs with a score, of 5-0. Lethbridge Little League Baseball WANTED! Senior Little League Ballplayer Age 13 to 15 Spaclal Registration and maw practical will hald on Tuesday, April 16th and Wednesday, April 17th from p.m. to p.m. DAVE ELTON PARK LETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lowvr Ltvd 7ttl SlrMl Shopping ftUII LttkbrMfi. Mbtm PIMM (403) 321-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NHL PLAVOFFS EAST DIVISION Scrim A W L F A P Boston 4 0 17 9 8 Toronto 0 4 9 17 0 Strict S Montreal 2 2 13 13 4 NY Rangers 2 2 13 13 4 WEST DIVISION Serial C W L F A P Philadelphia 4 0 17 6 8 Atlanta 0 4 6 17 0 0 Chicago" 31976 LOS Angeles ..13792 NHL LEADERS G A Pti Sheppard. B 4 3 7 MacLeish. Pha 437 Cournoyer, M 516 SchmauU. B 246 Shutt M 415 Hodge B 325 Bladon. Pha .235 Stemkowski Pha 235 WHA PLAYOFFS WEST DIVISION A W L F A P Houston 4 0 23 9 8 Winnipeg 0 4 9 23 0 Series B Minnesota 4 1 22 14 8 Edmonton 1 4 14 22 2 EAST DIVISION C W L F A P Chicago 3 3 21 21 6 New England 3 3 21 21 6 D Toronto 3 1 14 8 6 Cleveland 1 3 8 14 2 HOCKEY SCORES National New York 6 Montreal 4 (Best of seven tied 2-2) Philadelphia 4 Atlanta 3 (Philadelphia wins best of seven 4- 0) Boston 4 Toronto 3 (Boston wins best of seven 4-0) Los Angeles 5 Chicago 1 (Chicago leads best of seven 3-1) World New England 2 Chicago 0 (Best of seven tied 3-3) Houston 5 Winnipeg 4 (Houston wins best of seven series 4-0) Minnesota 5 Edmonton 4 (Minnesota wins best of seven series 4-1) American New Haven 4" Rochester 1 (New Haven leads best of seven series 3-2) Central Dallas 6 Oklahoma City 0 (Best of seven finals tied 1-1) Centennial Cup Kelowna 6 Red Deer 1 (Ketowna leads best of seven 3-1) Prmce Albert 8 Selkirk 2 (Best of seven series tied 2-2) Western Canada Calgary 6 New Westminster 2 (Calgary leads best of seven series 2-0) Regma 7 Swift Current 5 (Series tied 1-1) SATURDAY HOCKEY SCORES National Montreal 4 New York 2 Montreal leads best-ot-seven quarter-fma' 2-1 Boston 6 Toronto 3 Boslon leads best-of-seven quar- ter-final 3-0 Chicago 1 Los Angeles 0 Chicago leads best-of-seven quar- ter-final 3-0 World Cleveland 3 Toronto 2 Toronto leads cest-of-seven semi- final 3-1 Houston 10 Winnipeg 1 Houston leads best-of-seven quar- ter-final 3-0 American New Haven 5 Rochester 4 Best-of-seven semi-final ped 2-2 Hershey 4 Cincinnati 2 Hershey wins best-of-seven semi- fina! 4-1 Western Phoenix 3 San Diego 2 Phoenix leads besl-of-seven semi- final 3-0 Portland 4 Salt Lake 0 Portland leads best-of-seven semi- final 2-1 CHL Oklahoma City 2 Dallas 0 Oklahoma City leads best-of-seven final 1-0 Centennial Cup Kelowna 5 Red Deer 4 Kelowna leads best-of-seven semi- final 2-1 BASKETBALL SCORES SUNDAY Boston 113 New York 88 Bosion leads Eastern Conference final 1-0 SATURDAY NBA Chicago 96 Detroit 94 Chicago wins Western Conterence best-of-seven semi-final d-3 ABA New York 119 Kentucky 106 New York leads East Division best- ot-seven final 1-0 Utah 105 Indiana 96 Utah leads West Division best-of- seven final 1-0 AMERICAN GBL Boston New York 2V, 1 Kansas 2 2 4Vi TODAY'S GAMES American League Detroit Fryman 0-1 or Slayback 0-0 at Boston Cleveland 0-0 or Tiant 0-0 Chicago Kaat 0-1 at Oakland Hollzman 0-2 Minnesota Hands 0-1 at California Singer 1-0 Baltimore Cuellar 0-0 at Milwaukee Wright 1-0 Chicago 001 100 B 0 California 300 111 8 1 Bahnsen (0-2) and Herrmann. Tanana (2-0) Selma (7) and Rodriguez HRs1 Chi Herrmann Cal Robinson (3) First Texas 000 101 8 1 Oakland 010 000 7 0 Hargan (0-1) and Billings. Sundberg Hunter (2-0) Fingers (9) and Fosse HRs Tex Burroughs Oak Jackson 2 (5) Second Texas 003 300 11 1 Oakland 000 011 274 Jenkins (2-1) and Sundberg Odom (0-1) Hamilton (4) Knowles (8) Hoolen and Haney Tenace (6) Fosse (8) HR Tex Nelson (1) First New York 110 000 990 Cleveland 000 100 5 13 2 Klme (2-0) Lyle (8) and Munson Johnson (0-1) Hilgendorf (8) Sanders (9) and Duncan HRs. NY Munson (2) Bloomberg. (1) Nettles (2) (4) Murder (1) Hegan (1) Cle Spikes (1) Second New York 101 001 14 0 Cleveland 001 025 15 1 Peterson McDowell (0-1) (5J. Busky (6) Beene (8) and Munson Wilcox (1-0) and Ellis HRs NY Murcer (2) Nellies (5) Cle Duncan (2) (4) Detroit 102 200 S 12 2 Boston 411 000 11 0 Lolich (0-3) and Freehan Manchal Drago (4) (1-0) Hiller (7) Moret (9) Segui (9) and Montgomery HRs Bos (1) Kennedy (1) Yastrezemski Del Brmkman (1) Kansas City 000 000 7 0 Minnesota 040 000 14 0 Splittorf (0-1) Bird (7) McDaniel (8) and Healy Blyleven (2-0) Campbell (8) and Borgmann HR Mm (2) NATIONAL St New Los San San TODAY'S GAMES National League SI Louis Foster 0-0 at Philadelphia Rulhven 0-0 San Diego Jones 0-2 at Atlanta Niekro 2-0 San Francisco Cardwell 2-0 at Houston Oierker 1-0 San Fran 200 000 9 1 San Diego 100 000 10 1 Bradley Sosa (8) Barr (8) (0-1) and Rudolph Greif Mclntosh (7) Troedson (8) (1-0) and Kendall HR SF Matthews (1) Fin! St. Louis 001 101 14 0 Pittsburgh 003 500 13 1 Thompson (0-1) Pena (8) and Simmons. Moose (1-1) Hernandez ;8) and Kirkpatrick HRs SL Pgh Stargell (1) Second SI. 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