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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta AwfUtl 1973 THE iRHIKIDGE HCTAIO 9 Lions just weren't ready 'Riders romp to victories By THE CANADIAN PRESS Tuesday night was veterans night in-the Western Football Conference as Edmonton Es- kimos swamped Winnipeg Blue Bombers 33-22 and Saskatche- wan Rtiughriders overwhelmed British Columbia Lions 21-5. It was the opening day of the regular WFC and de- spite the usual plethora of new it was the familiar names who provided most of the scor- ing punch. In the Eskimos took advantage of mistakes by the Blue with ex- perienced flanker Bobby Taylor grabbing a pair of touchdown passes. Gene also a got a third Edmonton major and place kicker Dave Cutler added four field goals and three converts. Paid Tom Oberg and Stan Brown scored Winni- peg with quarter- back Don Jonas converting all three and'punter Wally McKee booming a 53-yard single. In it was the George and Ronnie with veteran quarterback Ron Lan- caster firing three passes and George Reed rumbl- ing for 135 yards along the ground. Lancaster fired scoring strikes to running back Tom Aerial ballet With Dave Raimey leading the a brilliant display of choreography un- folds during Eastern Football Conference ocrion in Ottawa Tuesday. Joining Raimey is fellow Toronto Argonaut Gene Mack and Ottawa Rough Riders' Tom Pollen. Toronto de- feated Ottawa 25-9 in the season's first game. Boo-birds had some fun as Argos registered win OTTAWA The Lan- sdowne Park boo-birds. had a field day Tuesday as Toronto Argonauts slithered to a 25-9 victory over Ottawa Rough Rid- ers in the opening game of the Eastern Football Conference season. Rain pounded down on the fans much of the game. Their main target was quar- terback Rick greeted at the pre-game introductions with a rousing round of cat- calls. But by the end of the first half they were attacking most of the Ottawa offensive team- Only alternate- quarterback Frank DiMaggio drew but these quickly became tem- pered as he proved as unable as Cassata to mount an offence against the Argonauts defensive Jim Stiilwa- Steve Smear and Jim Cor- rigal. These three kept Cassata and DiMaggio running for their lives most of the game while the Toronto defensive secondary smothered Ottawa's receivers. Corrigal was ejected from the game for arguing too strongly with an but that came late in the fourth quarter when there was little left at stake. TWO FOR TORONTO The Argos got two touch- a nine-yard pass from Joe Theismann to Eric Al- len in the first quarter and on a 26-yard interception return by Tim Anderson in the third quar- ter. Their other mainly came from the kicking of Zenon Hamilton individual stars SASKATOON Pete Brown of Edmonton and Dwayne Hamilton of Calgary proved the individual stars of the Western Major Fastball League's regular Season. Final official league statistics released today showed Brown was the mainstay of 'the first place Edmonton Monarchs and the league's top pitcher. Ham- Calgary Braves finished as the top hitter. who won 12 games and lost finished with a 1.08 best in the league. Teammate Kelly second at 1.18 and Calgary's Jim third at rounded out the top three. Pitching 110 Brown led the league in that depart- ment and his 167 strikeouts also were tops. He averaged 1.52 strikeouts an inning and gave up just three hits for each seven inning game. His 13 com- Boyce sharp at Kalispell Ron Boyce of Lethbridge con- tinues to impress auto racing fans in Kalispell. For the second time this year Boyce swept the boards clean in his modified race car as he won tlte speed a heat race and the main event. In the speed dash he set a new course record for a quar- ter-mile as he turned the trick in 14.74 seconds. Boyce and a number of Leth- bridge Supei1 Stocks are expect- ed to be in Kalispell for a big race card this Saturday night. plete games in as many starts also were best in the league. Winnipeg's Ralph Ens ap- peared in the most and the Colonel Ace lost the 11. Regina Cartings' Red Friesen started the most and pitch- ed the most shutouts four. Hamilton slammed out 31 hits in 95 trips to the plate to finish on top with a .326 aver- age. Saskatoon Jacks' Russ Ed- wards was second at .304 while another George Lacour- was third at .297 just ahead of Calgary's. Terry Me- Cool fourth at With sir homers and 51 total bases Hamilton led in both de- partments. Teammate Cam. Bowley scored the most 18. Lacoursiere led in doubles with six while Edmonton's Ber- nie Saskatoon's Fred McCool and Winnipeg's Ron Taylor all had three trip- les. Monarchs' Ray McMillan led in runs-batted-in with 15 and another Marty tied with Edwards in stolen both bad seven. NAL STANDINGS W L T Pet. GBL ft Edmonton .....19 13 0 .594 39 Saskatoon .....18 13 l .581 Va 37 Calgary .......16 15 1 Vfi 33 A-Winnlpeg .13 19 0 .X04 6 26 Regina ........13 19 0 6 26 fourth place In special play- off. More sport on page 10 Andrusyshyn who chipped In two three singles and field goals of 13 and 33 yards. The other two Toronto points came when Cassata was trapped in his own end zone by Smear and Bruce Bergey in the second quarter. Ottawa's only until the dying minutes of the also came on a rouge when Theis- mann was hit as he dropped back to watched the ball skitter through a series of friendly and unfriendly hands and then return to him deep in the Toronto end zone where he was pinned. with fewer than two minutes remaining in the Cassata hit Wayne Giardino with a 10-yard touchdown pass which Gerry Organ converted. John new coach of the defence kept the pressure on Ottawa. We moved the ball but we should have had more In the Ottawa dressing coach Jack Gotta was feeling even more let down. a few things we have to change and there may be some personnel changes. didn't go right from the opening TORONTO OTTAWA TOR OTT 13 15 105 105 235 165 279 139 13-22 17-34 3-77 1-7 13-39 2-2 3-3 9-88 4-50 EDMONTON WINNIPEG 22 EDM. WPG. First downs...... Yards rushing Yards passing Net offence...... Passes made-tried Interceptions-yards Punts-average Penalties-yards First downs.......... 14 Yards rushing 115 Yards passing 130 Net offence ........271 Passes made-tried .....17-28 Interceptions 4 0-0 13-74 SASKATCHEWAN B.C.5 SASK. First downs.......... 20 Yards rushing 215 Yards passing 145 Net offence........MO Passes 13-22 Interceptions 2 9-39 1-0 S-25 19 132 257 389 1S-39 0 3-3 6-35 B.C. 15 107 168 275 13-2 0 9-49 1-1 Minor baseball Lethbridge Lakeside All-Stars moved to within one game of a berth in the Prairie Little League finals by blasting Nor- crest All-Stars 17-6 Monday night at Lakeside. Allan Gepneris was the win- ner as Jte went all the way. Barry one of four Norcrest was the los- er in the game that saw Nor- crest pitchers walk 16 and hit two batters. Second game In the best-of- three series is set to go this evening at at Norcrest. The Prairie in open next Monday. Campana and a pair to wide re- ceiver Rick Eber. Jack Abends- chan was good on all three con- verts. The Lions could manage only a pair of safeties and a single off a wide field-goal attempt by Ted Gerela. Mistakes hurt the Blue Bomb- ers. Three fumbles led to Cutler field goals and a pair of inter- ceptions set up Taylor's touch- downs as the Winnipeg offence faltered. Betrayed by a weak running Jonas sought to move the Bombers through the but the alert Edmonton secondary snagged four of his errant passes. Jonas put the ball in the air 39 times and completed 15. The Bombers had only 132 yards along the ground as they Pro teams have lost money Ruck predicts trouble WASHINGTON Don V. National Hockey League said Tuesday half the NHL teams are not making money and pre- dicted a bill to ban television blackouts would add to their woes. Ruck also said he did not be- lieve anyone had the right to see a game for free just be- cause he couldn't purchase a ticket to a contest. right does anyone have to see a Ruck asked a congressional sub-committee. couldn't see My Fair Lady on Broadway and it was sold out a year in Rep. Louis Frey quickly Fair Lady wasn't given an anti-trust exemption by Congress. Rep. Torfcert Macdonald Chairman of the House sub-committee on com- pointed how- that professional baseball and basketball do have the exemption from the anti- trust laws of professional foot- ball. Ruck was among the first wit- nesses to testify at the hearings on measures to ban sports blackouts for home games when the contest is sold two days in advance. Most of the measures are aimed at the National Football League. One passed by the Senate commerce would amend the. Federal Commu- nications Act to prevent net- works from blacking out soldout games in professional team sports. Rep. Stanford Parris has introduced an identical measure in the House. whose district is a suburb of said 000 professional football fans in the Washington area would watch the Redskins on tele- vision if they had the opportun- ity. are not given the op- portunity to do so because of an arrogant and arbitrary ruling by the National Football League which decrees that the home games of the Redskins must be blacked out locally in order to ensure the sale of all available although only a fraction of the tickets desired are avail- he said. felt the absence of premier run- ning back Mack dis- missed from the team after arrested in the off season on drug charges. In it was the ju- dicious play-calling of Lancas- ter that made the with the 34-year-old signal caller mixing his plays well to baffle the Lions. His passes were delivered with pinpoint accuracy and his wide especially were often yards clear any defender. The Edmonton and Saskatche- wan the subject of much speculation before the came up well under especially the rookie-laden Koughriders. The Roughriders allowed B.C. only 15 first downs and allowed the Lions inside the Saskatche- wan 15-yard line just late in the fourth quarter when the stumbling home club managed to reach the 11 before running out of steam. Their pass featuring three first-year picked off two Don Moorhead passes and allowed B.C. just 13 completions for 168 yards. HIGA'S CLEARANCE FINAL CLEARANCE ALL BOYS' WEAR '2 PRICE SHOES 1-RACK SUITS to 1-RACK Sport Coats Values to V2 Price 1-RACK SUCKS Values to Only Selection At PRICE SUMMER JACKETS Values to BARGAIN TABLE List to SHIRTS ft SLACKS ft BELTS TABLE SHOES SHIRTS SLACKS SUITS Values to ALL SHORT SLEEVED SHIRTS T-SHIRTS 0 OFF 1 RACK Shirts T-Shirts Price 1 TABLE SHOES seme top Price SUMMER HATS 30 ALL SALES FINAL ALTERATIONS EXTRA ;