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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 2, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Roundup of short sport MAY RETURNS NEW YORK (AP) New York Yankees returned pitcher Rudy May to the ac- tive roster Thursday, sending pitcher Dick Woodson to Syracuse of the International League on 24-hour recall. May had been on the American League baseball club's disabl- ed list since July 11 when he fell and injured his hip at Kan- sas City. BIRDMEN GET PURSE TORONTO (CP) Amend- ments to the Canadian Badminton Association's amateur code, approved in May and ratified by the Inter- national Badminton Federa- tion on July 3, means a minimum of in cash prizes will be awarded to com- petitors in the Canadian open badminton championships here next April. ON GAMES EXECUTIVE MONTREAL (CP) Jim Worrall of Toronto, Canada's member on the International Olympic Committee, has been elected an executive member of the organizing committee of the 1976 Olympic Games, Roger Rousseau, Fastball York Farm Generals finished their 1974 Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League season in second place after defeating the Labor Club Athletics 11-1 Thursday night. Tom Yip led the Generals to their seventh straight victory allowing just five hits in the seven-inning ball game while starter Ed Carpenter was tagged with the loss. Bob Setoguchi came into relief in the fifth frame. Wally Kruchkywich and Aaron Clements rapped two singles apiece for the winners while Rich Jankowaik chipped in with a stand-up triple. Ken Hutton poked out two singles and Rich Dietzen a double in a losing cause. The second game scheduled last night was cancelled due to Pic-A-Pop not being able to fill a squad. With the season now completed, playoffs will begin Aug. 6. Generals and Picture Butte Rae Motors will tangle in the opening tilt while the Northstars and Labor Club square off in the second. Meanwhile the City Businessmen's Fastball League season came to a close Wednesday night. City Hall were declared the 1974 pennant winners after registering 40 points over the season while Liberty Boilers and the Robots shared second with 32 points apiece. IGA was a distant third with 20 points. The league will now start its playoffs with the semi-final series set to go Aug. 19. City Hall will face the Robots in one series while the Boilers take on IGA in the other. The semi-finals are a best- of-three affair while the championship final is a best- of-five series. commissioner-general of the Games, announced Thursday. MAY NOT START MONTREAL (CP) Centre Wayne Conrad will be a doubtful starter when Montreal Alouettes travel to Toronto next Wednesday for an Eastern Football Conference game against the Argonauts, a spokesman for the Montreal club said Thur- sday. Conrad, first-string centre with the Als and a graduate of Calgary Uni- versity, suffered a strained ligament in his left knee in the third quarter of Montreal's 20- 17 win over Ottawa Rough Riders. RAIDERS FILE SUIT BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders filed suit Thursday against Berkeley to stop the city from imposing a special business tax on their two National Football League pre-season games here. A Berkeley city council "emer- gency ordinance" passed July 9 requires sports promoters to pay for every gross receipts. The usual business tax is per received. SLOW TO PAY JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida Blazers of the World Football League are delinquent in paying territorial rights to Jackson- ville Sharks' owner Fran Monaco and may lose the franchise, the Jacksonville Journal said Thursday. Monaco held WFL rights to the Florida territory and had to approve the transfer of the Virginia franchise to Orlando this spring. L7nconfirmed reports said the Blazers agreed to pay Monaco between and million to make the move. BIITTNER RECALLED MONTREAL (CP) Larry Biittner, a left-handed first baseman-outfielder with Memphis Blues of the Class AAA International League, was called up Thursday by Montreal Expos of the National League. To make room for Biittner on their roster, the Expos sent rookie right-handed pitcher Don De- Mola to Memphis. In addition, the Expos announced they have restored second baseman Jim Cox to the ac- tive roster from the 21-day disabled list. WANTS TO REFEREE LONDON (Reuter) A 63- year-old African boxing of- ficial who has never refereed a fight said Thursday night he wants to handle George Foreman's world heavyweight boxing title de- fence against Muhammad Ali in Zaire next month. Col. Hassine Hamouda, secretary- general of the African Boxing Union, told a news conference he was seeking the backing of the British Boxing Board of control for his appointment as the fight referee. No officials have yet been appointed for the title clash in Kinshasa on Sept. 24. FLYERS SOLD BARRIE. Ont. (CPi Barrie Flyers, Allan Cup senior hockey champions, have changed hands. Gord Coates, a local auto dealer, has purchased control of the club from a group headed by Bruce Bigelow. Before stepp- ing down as president of the club, Bigelow filed the club's entry for the 1974-75 Ontario Hockey Association Senior A season. ALLISON ENTERED CAYUGA, Ont. (CP) Bobby Allison, one of the leading drivers on the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) circuit, is entered for Mon- day's race at Cayuga International Speedway. MARICHAL RETURNS BOSTON (AP) Juan Marichal. a veteran right- hander 'with 240 major league baseball victories, is return- ing to active duty with Boston Red Sox. HARRIS TRADED PHOENIX (AP) Left wing Hugh Harris has been traded from New England Whalers to the World Hockey Association's Phoenix Roadranners in exchange for a future consideration. Heard back after break SUTTON. Mass. (AP) Jerry Heard likes to take the occasional break. "Some players can play six. eight weeks in a row. even more." said Heard. "But I find if I just play four or five, then take a break, I make more big cheques than if I stay out here just piddling around." And. fresh from a month's break from the pro golf tour. Heard returned to action Thursday with a three-under- par 68 and a share of the first- round lead in the Pleasant Valley golf tour- nament. Heard was tied with J.C. Snead and Victor Regalado, an obscure tour sophomore from Mexico. Dave Hill was one stroke behind at 69. Jim Marshall. Larry Hinson and Lee Elder had 70s. and were the only others able to break par-71 on the 7.119-yard course. Ben Kern of London. Ont.. shot a 75. He is the only Cana- dian in the tournament. Defending champion Lanny Wadkins bogeyed the last hole tor a 72 and Tom had a 71. Many of the game's premier attractions, including Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino. Gary Player and U.S. Open king Hale Irwin. are skipping this tournament that immediately precedes next week's PGA national championship. W SHOOTERS W The Alberta tryouts for the Alberta Summer Games were held at the Lethbridge Fish and Game Club on July 26th. Southern Region has a team representing them. The team will consist of the following: FULL BORE Bob Hobbs, Jr. Kerwin Kotkas Art Bourne Bill Karbashewski PISTOL Bill Karbashewski Dennis Carrier SMALL BORE Kerwin Kotkas Bob Hobbs, Jr. These shooters will be competing in Calgary August 24th and 25th. South Alberta shooters wish them luck in their representation of our ,area. Rifle shooter, Bob Hobbs, Sr. has left for Ottawa for the Dominion Rifle Championships. Bob ir.cidently will captain the Alberta Squad. From Ottawa Bob will travel to Camp Perry, Ohio for the U.S. Nationals, a high power rifle championship. TRAP SHOOTERS TAKE NOTE The Lethbridge Trap Club will be the host for the South Alberta Summer Games Shoot on Aug. 7 start- ing at has been moved from Fort Macleod because of the large number of entries. Also Annual Lethbridge Trap Shoot will be held at the trap grounds, Saturday, and Sunday, Aug. 10 and 11. This program will consist of 600 targets, all registered. A barbecue on Saturday will again be on the agenda. See you at the shoot! PLAINSMAN SPORTS 111 WESTERN CANADA'S LEADING SUP- PLIER OF QUALITY FIREARMS, TARGET EQUIPMENT. RELOADING SUPPLIES, LIGHTWEIGHT CAMP- ING AND ALPINE GEAR. COMPLETE GUNSMITHING SERVICE. St. 9. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Phone 328-6823 KEN KOTKAS BOB NOBBS ART BOURNE (Gunsmith) Scores winner Tim Negrello crosses home plate with the winning run Thursday night following a single by Bob Turner. Ninth inning triple key blow Negrello hero in Laker triumph The script for Thursday night's Lethbridge Laker vic- tory may just as well have been written by Walt Disney himself. Lakers entertained Calgary Jimmies in Alberta Major Baseball League action Thurs- day and with 500 locals cheer- ing them on chalked up a 6-5 victory in true storybook fashion. Trailing 5-4 heading into the bottom of the ninth the Lakers struck for two runs, with two away to earn the win. Losing pitcher Ron Peterson appeared to have things under control as he got Gary Picone to ground out to first and then fanned Kent Peterson. The first mistake he made, with two away, was to walk Rob Roy. With' Roy at first rentrelielder Tim Negrello hit a triple to deep centre scoring Roy and deadlocking the en- counter. Jimmies then walked Jim Dompier intentionally but the move backfired as Bob Turner lashed a single scoring Negrello and the Lakers pocketed win number three in a row. Lakers host Barrhead Car- dinals Saturday night and Sun- day afternoon. Saturday night at eight the special will be a number of gift certificates for dinner while Sunday will be dixie cup day. The game Sun- day is at Brian Hamagami. the third Laker pitcher, was winner. He came on to relieve Randy Maxwell in the eighth inning and blanked the Jimmies the rest of the way. Maxwell, who bailed out starter Jerry Veres in the sixth, was touched for one run on one hit. Veres, on the other hand, allowed four runs on five hits. Losing pitcher Peterson allowed just seven hits while tanning 13. He had control trouble and walked eight. Negrello, besides his Weekend sports Local and district sports enthusiasts planning to stay- home during the upcoming long weekend will still have plenty of things to do whilst everyone leaves Tournaments, playoffs and league games in a variety of sports will provide the entertainment sought by these action-seekers. Schedule for this weekend will include the annual Country Club Invitational Men's Golf Tournament, the Alberta Japanese Canadian Citizen Association championship golf finals, the provincial intermediate C women's Softball championship finals, the Western Canada Senior Little League championship final, the Alberta senior B men's lacrosse semi-final playoffs and a pair of Alberta Major Baseball League Games. SATURDAY Golf Country Club Invitational: first round action (18-hole qualifying JCCA championship at Henderson Lake Golf Course with a 12 o'clock noon tee off time. Softball Alberta intermediate C women's finals at Dave Elton Park; Lethbridge Legionettes vs. Calgary Richfield Phillies at with the losers facing Lougheed. Alta. at eight Lacrosse Alberta senior B men's semi-final playoffs at Adams Ice Centre, Taber Ebony Hawks vs. Calgary Irish at 6 p.m. Baseball Alberta Major Baseball League: Lethbridge Lakers vs Barrhead Cardinals at 8 p.m. at Henderson Stadium. SUNDAY Golf Country Club invitational tourney: second round (match play) Alberta JCCA golf finals at Lakeside Golf Course: tee off time 7 a.m. Softball Alberta intermediate C women's finals at Dave Elton Park; Games scheduled for 11 a.m.. 1 p m. and possibly 3 p.rrv I.aorosse Alberta senior B men's semi-final playoffs at Adams Ice Centre: Taber Ebony Hawks vs. Calgary Irish at p.m. Baseball Alberta Major Baseball League: Lethbridge Lakers vs, Barrhead Cardinals at p.m. at Henderson Stadium. dramatic triple, also scored three of the Laker runs for a rather productive outing. The rest of the Laker hits, all singles, were shared by a number of players. Dave Powers paced the Jimmies; with three singles. Jimmies 100 031 6 3 001 102 7 2 Veres. Maxwell 1.61 Hamagami Nsgaharm. R, Peterson and Power; Dick Hazel! and Dave Dumbeck combined to pitch a five hitter as Edmonton Tigers defeated Red Deer Generals 5-0 in a league game Thursday. It was the first league shut- out absorbed by the Generals. Errors cost Generals dearly as they committed five miscues in the first three innings, leading to four of the five Edmonton runs. Tigers opened with three runs in the first inning on two errors and a two-run double by Ron Watarrianiuk and added a single in the third on two more errors before rounding out the scoring with a solo home run by Terry Teale in the fourth. Losing Bob Bridges struck out i2 while going the distance and pitching hitless ball in the final four innings. However, it was Hazel who earned the victory with nine strike-outs in six innings before being relieved by Dumbeck Rod Deer 000 000 5 5 Edmonton 301 100 8 1 Bridges and McCbok: Hazell. Dumbeck (7) and Teale. HR: Teale. Edmonton Blockers beat the Barrhead Cardinals 3-1 Thursday night. The Blockers took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning and never looked back. Winning pitcher was Bullock who also had the game's only home run as as adding a single. Mike Teahan added two more hits for Edmonton Gavin Long was the loser Jim McDonald had two hits lor Barrhead as did Dei Schaffrick. Keith IK- Keere had two doubles Lou Rondeau had the only run ior Barrhead. Edmonton Barrhead 000 100 000 000 001 1 Taber Hawks host Irish Taber Ebony Hawks will open their 1974 Alberta senior B men's lacrosse playoffs at the Lethbridge Adams Ice Centre this weekend. The Hawks are scheduled to take on Calgary Irish in then- half of the provincial semi- final playoff series while the Edmonton Fullers and St. Alberta Golden Jets are linked in a series up north. The first game of the Hawks-Irish series is slated for Saturday night at p.m. while the second will go Sunday afternoon at p.m. The winners of the two semi-final series will advance to the Alberta finals set for Aug. 24-25 in either Edmonton or St. Alberta. This season, the Hawks placed second to the Calgary Shamrocks in the 10-team Alberta Major Lacrosse League while the Irish finished in fourth. 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