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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, April 16, 1773 THE LETHBRIDGE HttALD Milk River event draws 200 Hierath, Graspointner are honored at dinner MILK RIVER (Staff) Cal- gary Stampeders will be back in the thick of things this year in the Canadian Football Lea- gue's western Conference. This was the promise Geo- rge Hansen made Saturday evening to 200 fathers and sons at tne 13 annual Milk River Elks Sportsman's Dinner. Hansen director of player personell for the Stampeders, anchored Saturdays head table which included Phil Tollestrup, Canada's outstanding college basketball player, Phil Illing- worth, middleweight champion and black belt holder in Judo, Duke Helgerson, of amateur rodeo and master of ceremon- ies Pat Sullivan. A fifth head table guest was to have been Floyd Natrass, a member of Canada's Olympic team in trapshooting, however, Natrass was taken ill on his way to Iililk River and is cur- rently in Medicine Hat. A highlight of the evening, was the presentation of awards to Milk River's outstanding athlete and sportsman of the year. This year's winners were Make Hierath, top athlete, and Andy Graspointner, sportsman of the year For Graspointner it marked the second time he had been chosen sportsman of) the year. Hierath's credentials are lengthy and impressive. He made the high school basket- ball team despite the fact he was just in grade six. In his first year of high school he was a starter on both the ball and football teams at Erie Rivers High School. This past fall, his final year of competi- tion, he was all-confertnce in both sports as he captained both teams. His high school coach says "Mike is the land of joung man you just love to work with. He is a real team 1973 Alberta champion Smith wins two titles Darlene Smith of Lelhbridge more than likely has a sore thumb but she's probably too excited to worry about it just yet. DijMig the weekend she came up with a brilliant indi- vidual performance and walk- ed away with two coveted wo- men's ten-pin bowling champ- ionship titles. In Calgary Saturday, she be- came the 1973 Alberta women's open singles champion by bast- ing some 126 entries from Ed- monton, Calgary and Letn- bridge. The host city, Calgary, had 94 entries while Edmonton fol- lowed with 30 and Lethbridge three. in the 10-gam-> roll-off she racked up scores cf 170. 164. 156, 263, 163, 205, 170, 193 and 201 for a total pin-fall of Eer outstanding 268 score in the fiflh game proved to be the high game score in the one-day event. Betty Marshall and Jessie Woo were the other two locals who took part in the 6th annual Alberta championships but fail- ed to reach the top ten. Marshall finished with a 638 total while Woo managed a 1.468 total pin-fall. Meanwhile Sunday was Smith's day once again as she earns home and carted away the City women's ten pin championship title. In six games shs racked up a 1.052 total pin-tall for an average cf 175 and easily best- ed runner-up Woo who finished with a 954. In women's handicap play Barb Scattergood rolled a six- game total of for the title while Helen Weets placed sec- ond with a Gordon Komeiz became the 1973 men's ten-pin champion as he defeated all other entries in scratch play. He finished his ten-game out- ing with a for a 181 aver- age while Arnold Dickson fol- lowed in second at The men's handicap event went to Eugene MeNeely with a score while Stan Sni- der was runner-up at All of Aaron's hits have heenhome rnns By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hank Aaron's countdown con- tinues and the numbers are get- ting better all the tune. With the 1973 baseball season nine games old for the Atlanta Braves, Aaron has managed only three hits which is not very good. But each of those PACIFIC car wash people FREE EXTERIOR WASH gasoline purchase of 3 gallons (Exterior wash Wilh gasoline purchase of 3 gallons or Complete interior and exterior wash SlwiJh 15 gallon purchase S1 50 wilh 10-13 gallon purchase i2QOwilh5 10 faJton purchase 2 25 wilh 3 5 gallon S2 50 wilri no pasolmc purchss" SUPERSONIC CAR WASH s. i Of p_ t including I o charge for m. fl hits are home runs and that's awfully good. That's 676 homers for Aaron's fabulous caieer and 38 away from his Ruth's legendary 714. Aaron's latest homer came Sunday in a losing cause as the Braves bowed to Los Angeles Dodgers and Al Downing 6-2. In other National League games Sunday, New York Mets edged Philadelphia Phillies" 2-1. Pittsburgh Pirates slugged Montreal Expos 8-3, Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals 8- 6, San Diego Padres swept