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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRiDGE HERALD Tuwdoy, April 24, 1973 Angels whip Athletics in coast showdoivn You gotta have Hart e Yankees know that By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York Yankees used a Hart transplant and a would-be doctor to cure some of their ills Monday night. Designated hitter Jim Ray Hart continued his sensational hitting by driving in two runs with a single and and rookie George (Doc) Medich, with relief help from Lindy HAL LEDYARD Hal Ledyard drowned on weekend MONTEREY, Calif. (CP) Hal LedyarJ, former quarter- back with Winnipeg Blue Bomb- ers of the Western Football Conference, drowned Saturday in a swimming accident. Ledyard, 40, a beer company executive, drowned while swim- ming off Pfieffer state beach near Big Sur, deputy coroner Burrit Cahoon reported Mon- day. Cahoon said Ledyard and his wife, Barbara, had come to the Monterey Bay area from their Winnipeg home for a beach va- cation but Winnipeg sources said he was working in Califor- nia for his firm at the time of the accident. Ledyard retired from football after the 1965 Canadian Football League season following a five- year stint with the Bombers. He leaves his wife and six children. McDaniel, posted his first ma- jor league victory as the Yan- kees ended a two-year string of seven consecutive losses to Ml- waukee by defeating the Brew-1 ers 5-2. j In the only other American League game, California Angels whipped Oakland Athletics 4-0 while Houston Astros blanked San Diego Padres 2-0 in the only National League action. Since the Yankees acquired Hart from San Francisco Giants i last week; the 31-year-old slug- ger has rapped out eight hits in 13 at-bats with five runs batted In. He singled home one of two fourth-inning runs off loser Bill Parsons and doubled home an- other as the Yanks added three in the fifth. While Medich, a third-year medical student at the Univer- sity of Pittsburgh, is studying toward a career in orthopedics, Hart is taking a cram course in AL pitchers. "In co'd weather like this I get stiff not playing in the he said, "but I'm able to concentrate more on hitting. "Being new to the league, it's helped me to be able to sit in the dugout and studv the pitch- ers to learn something about them. It's helped my concentra- tion on hitting, and maybe this (the designated hitter) rule cam help me last three or four more years. "I don't have to worry about fielding ground balls. I would like to play, naturally, but it would be kind of tough here with a hell of a player like (Graig) Nettles at third." Medich, a 24-year-old right- hander, heM the Brewers to one hit and struck out six until the sixth inning, when Pedro Gar- cia and Bob Coluccio tagged him for solo homers. The 37- year-old McDaniel took over with two on and one out and blanked the Brewers the rest of the way. fanning six more. Because of his medical stud- ies. Medich wasn't able to go to spring training until this year. "I'll go back to school in Oc- tober and take orthopedics and he said. "Had I stayed in school this winter I'd probablv finish a year from May. Now it will take three or more years, but I'm in no hurry as long as my baseball career continues to progress at a reasonable rate. Loser Bill Greif had not allowed a run in 15 innings this season when he walked Jim Wynn with one out in the sec- ond and Rader, batting only .177, hammered his home run. i thrown. The game was spiced by a scuffle between Roberts and Greif in the fifth inning. Mem- bers of both teams poured on to the field but no punches were Bowling Banter Lethbridge Family Service ANNUAL MEETING GREEN ROOM YATES CENTRE Wednesday, May 2nd, 1973 P.M. PUBLIC IS INVITED AT CAPRI BOWL, a famil- iar face is back in the spotlight as men's bowLer-of- the-week as John Rempel hit the high spots with his third 900-plus triple of the season he clicked for 247, blister- ed the pins for a big 366 and climaxed the three-game out- ing in Gordie's vith a 293 to League play is winding up this week and the year's top bowlers have been deter- mined Dianne Violin! captured the high women's average by posting a 240 mark with youthful Linda Malcomson a close second at 238 Marlene Bosch was a double winner, taking the high single with her brilliant 448, the highest single rolled all season at Capri, and also high triple with 951 Starry Gary Tunbridge, who's won everything there is to win in local bowling circles, won the men's high average with 262 while another veter- an campaigner. Jack Smeed, finished in second place with 257 High men's single went to Bill Cook with his 420 Members of the Southern Alberta Western Canada roll- offs team have returned from the rollofs in Saskatoon tragedy struck the team last Friday when the father of Jeanette Smeed was killed in an automobile accident in Saskatchewan Jeanette and her husband Jack, two of the team's best bowlers, were In the final stages of league play, the top gunners among the men for the week were Henry Brown with 323 and 731 in Senior Citizens while in Knights of Colum- bus Morgan Sparks posted a fine 353 and 863 triple, Tino luvale 329 and 866 and Jack Smeed 324 and 857 John Rempel's rousing 366 and 906 featured play in Gordie's In women's action Ann Reed was the star in Senior Citizens with 301 and 739 while in Riga's Velta Argals led the way with her 794 triple Linda Malcomson's 712 paced Prebuilt while in Knights of Columbus Jean- ette Smeed clicked for 324 and 762 In Wilson's Jun- ior Shop Jen Hegi rolled a 768 triple, June Taylor 340 and Kathy Ludwig posted Dual exhausts, tail pipe extensions DON'T JUST DREAM ABOUT IT! SEE THE EXPERTS AT MINUTE INSTALLATIONS 3rd Ave. end Oh St. S. Ph. 327-8861 Open daily 8 o rn. to 6 p.m. earn the week's honors The women's bowler-of-the week is Velta Argals who garnered the title with her finest night of the year in Higa's She had a 794 triple on the strength of 273, 244 and 277 which sent her 239 pins over her average a tip of the cap, naturally. and Gary Tunbridge took the high three for the men with a record in city trundling cir- cles, a sensational, Action in the Spring leagues gets under way next week and there still are openings for mixed Monday nights at eight o'clock. Wednesday night at seven and Thursday night at eight, and also in women's play Tuesday night at eight and also in the afternoon at two, Wednesday morning at and in the afternoon at two contact Al Pearson immediately if you're inter- ested as in prizes per league be up for grabs also Moonlight Bowl will continue throughout the spring each Sunday night at eight starting May 6. forced to withdraw which left the southern team in" dire straits the mixed team was third at the halfway mark when Jeanette was in- formed of her father's death the bowler fraternity ex- tends its deepest sympathy to Jeanette, a former Western Canada singles queen, and her family. with D. Smith adding 336 and 805, Bill Kolysher 340 and 768, Bob Hamilton 314, Al Smith a 774 triple and Mor- gan Sparks on the beam for the second of the week with 314 and 806 In Green's Shoes Tim Stotyn had a 314, Abe Enns 313, Bill Koskoski an 836 triple, Sam Girardi 308 and 774 and Louro Novak 307 and 785. 311 Jeanette Smeed. was also high in Speedys with 324 and 762, Judy Lawson and Elaine Brown adding 303 each Connie Baceda's 282 led Morning Coffee and Karen Marthienson's 287 and 708 topped Martinizing In Green's Linda Malcomson was good for 301 and 760, Eleanor Dorieatti with a sharp 339 and 831, D i a nne Violin! 321 and 820. Dena Smith a- 749 triple. Jeanette Smeed 300 and Jean Christie a 770 Myrna Olshaski's 291 and 813 triole set the pace in Nu-Mods Homes. More sport on page 10 Golf league opens The weatherman failed to dampen the spirits of Ed Mihalik and Tom Medoruma (holding umbrella) os the Lakesids Goif League opened at Henderson Lake Monday. Scores were hard to come by but it was reported that Tha Lethbridge Herald team djd take five points from CHEC Radio. SPORT RIGHT ON TARGET FOR 1975 Tigers enjoyed two-goal lead MEDICINE HAT (CP) Ralph Klassen scored with seven seconds remaining to give Saskatoon Blades a 4-4 tie with Medicine Hat Tigers in the first game of their West- ern Canada Hockey League final series Monday. The second game will be played tonight, also in Medi- cine Hat. Tigers went into the final period holding a 3-1 margin but Blades rallied to outscore Medicine Hat 3-1 in the final 20 minutes before a crowd of fans. The other Saskatoon goals were by Don McLeod, Byron Jackson and Bill Laing. Ryan Wecker, Boyd Anderson, Dick Jellema and Ed Johnstone scored for the Tigers. Ed Humphreys of Saskatoon kicked out 21 shots by the Tigers, while Sam Clegg man- aged 29 saves for Medicine Hat. There were 14 minor pen- alties, seven to each team. The only fight broke out at of the second period when Murray Worley of the Tigers and Laing were put off the ice with majors. Tigers' coach Jack Shupe said after the game that Med- icine Hat had the puck at the Blades blue line with 23 sec- onds left and they managed to break away. But for some rea- son his players didn't back check on the play. j "Clegg came up with two i saves in the last minute, but the puck was lying loose before Klassen came in and tipped in the tying goal." "Sure it was disappointing not to win the game, but the boys were tight on the ice and will give it a better shot to- Shupe said. Jackie McLeod, Blades' coach, praised Humphreys af- ter the game. "I said all year Humphreys is the best junior goalie in Can- ada. I think he proved it out there tonight." Warriors alive with triumph OAKLAND (AP) Cazzie Russell came off the bench, sank six consecutive jump shots and went on to score 33 points for Golden State Warriors Mon- day night in a 117-109 victory over Los Angeles Lakers, keep- ing the Warriors alive in the National Basketball Association semi-final playoffs. The Warriors, who suffered a 126-90 loss Saturday night, trail 3-1 in the best-of-seven series. The Warriors went ahead to stay 84-83 on a 30-foot jump shot by Jim Barnett in the final sec- onds of the thJrd period. Russell, who scored a total of just 14 points in the first three playoff games, got his last eight points of the night in the fourth quarter as the Warriors held off Los Angeles. Russell entered the game in the final minute of the first quarter as a substitute for Rick Barry. The fifth game in the serfs will be played Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Loiighery resigns as 976ers coach Ilia plans to stop draft NEW YORK (AP) The Na- tional Basketball Association draft remained in doubt todsy with lawyer Louis Nizer, sched- uled to go bsfore the Circuit Court of Appeals seeking a tem- porary restrairing order stop- ping the selection of collegiate players. Nizer's court appearance was planned for 10 a.m., EST. The NBA draft was to have started two hours later. II representing dis- gruntled Philadelphia '76ers, succeeds it wou'd be the third postponement of the draft. The league itself delayed the draft two other times as a result of the John Brisker case. If the NBA is forced to push its draft back again, the Ameri- can Basketball Association, scheduled to pick en Wednes- day will do likewise. The ABA says it will draft after the NBA does, wherever that occurs. The issue in the law courts is who will gst draft pick No. Philadelphia or Seattle. TRADE BREWING Once that's decided, the issue of who'll draft No. 1 may be de- cided between Philadelphia and Cnicsgo. The NBA. however, was hold- ing fast to ils plans to go ahead with the srkc.ion of players via long-distance Ulcpuona hock-ps pending any court action. OKi- JJy. Waller Kennedy, ire NBA's commissioner, doesn't know ab-ut the latest court wrangle because he hasn't been GOLFERS Enjoy your game on the challenging 9 hole course ert Picture Butfe Family ft Men Ladies S20 Students Green Fees SI.00 Per day Underground water en fairways 4 grass greens seeded 5 greens ready to seed Shares Are Available S50.00 Per 50 Chares THIS IS A SOUND INVESTMENT SHAREHOLDERS DUES LESS THAN ABOVE Men's league starts May 1st for any member over 18 years cf 030 FOX INFO3MAT10 CAU OR Bill Roe 328-4777 or Vem Baker 732-4363 Picture Butte Golf and Winter Club served with any legal docu- ments. Developments in the NBA Monday night resembled a three-ring circus osrformanee. A sidelight, bu: not connected to the principal issue, was sudden resignation of Kevin Loughery as coach of the '76ers to go to the rival ABA's New York Nets as head cosch. The '76ers disclosed a trade with Chicago for the No. 1 draft pick, which is at issue in the court case, then hedged en it, admicting that it wasn't fi- nal. If the draft does go on today and if Chicago does pick No. 1, then the Bulls were expected to choose Illinois State's Daug Col- lins. If Philadelphia does ths picking first, then the 762rs were expected to select Jim Brawn1 of Minnesota. The announced they had traded the No. 1' draft thrirs because of the worst record in the East- ern Chicago. The trade announced had centre Clifford Ray and other corsidera'ions gorag to Phila- delphia in exchange for the No. 1 pick. The nib was that Ray had to pass a physical exam- ination. The court case comes from Seattle's signing last summer of John Brisker, who was drafted in 1969 by the Brisker played with the now- dcfunct Pittsburgh Condors of the ABA and was waived out of that league after being acquired by Dallas in a dispersal draft. KENNEDY ACTED Since Philadelphia had the negotiating to Brisker, Bis 76ers complained. The NBA baard of governors told Ken- nsdy to handle Ux; matter. Kennedy punished by jiving Ks No. I draft choice Jo the Tfiers. owner Sam Sliulman appealed and a federal rated Kennedy had been ry of misconduct and had violated the league ortstilation. The board of governors, in a ifdJng Ia5 j I re-reed Kennedy and gave i i Seattle its firs -nnrnd pick back j j hut awarded a bonus at the md of Ifcc flrsl jxmiri 1o Fhila- d e 3 p h i a and transferred Seattle's second-ruund choices. both this year and nsr, to Philadelphia. Ian Kosloff. the TEer owner, said be hirod Nizar bscausa "we didn't agree with the out- come of Ibe last owners' ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Eisf Pittsburgh Chicago New York Philadelphia Montreal Louis W L t 2 t 5 8 6 7 6 6 7 1 12 San West 13 Cincinnati..... 11 Houston ......10 8 Lcs Angeles......7 10 San Dieao...... 6 12 Ailanta 41 Pet. GBL .800 .415 1V4 .571 J .538 2Vi Ml 3Vj .077 8Vi .722 .488 1 .556 3 .412 5VS .333 7 .267 7Vt AMERICAN LEAGUE East TODAY'S GAMES San Francisco WIH-ushby (1-0) at Chlcego (1-1) Lcs Anrelcs Osteen n-l> at St. W-s (1-1) Philadel-hia Chrisfenson (M> at A- lenta Gentry (0-2> Montreal Torrei (1-3) Cincinnati (1-1> San Dieso Cerlln (1-0) Pitts- burgh Cleveland Perry (3-1) at Oakland HolUmEp Baltimore Alexander (2-1) at Cali- fornia Wright (0-3) (MONDAY'S RESULTS New Ytrt Milwaukee OCO 230 5 t 1 002 2 7 1