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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 3 _ THE LUHBRIDGE HERALD Fridny, Augusl 4, 1972 TKIS WILL BE CLOSE If liie not" is going through this young part in llie high juinp section question "Arn I going lo make El or man's head, It makes sense. Taking f fhe Soulhern Alberta Summer Games, Iho young fellow knocked down the bar i his attempt lo clear it. Acllon in Ihe four-day show continues loday and all-day Saturday. Four-day show wraps up with full schedule Salurtlay ier Games' records continue Ncivcsl. rich-guy thinks so WHA will be dirtier? BOW ISLAND (Special) "Two more days like Thurs- day, and we can't miss having our most successful Southern Alberta Summer Games in the brief history of the event." The four-day Games went Ihrough a full schedule of com- petitions Thursday and once again Ihe record took took a autumn added C. b h, bealinp. Max Gibb, director o[ Ihe De- partment of Youth for Ixilh- bridge and Southern Alberta, made this statement Thursday evening as day Iwo of (he Games came tn a close. "The records are falling like It's hard lo imagine.'1 Competition ot Uie Games is the keenest it lias been in llie past two years. The (James started in Pinchcr Creek in 1970 and followed up in Ciares- allileles hrilm in 19V1. AH told, .some will take part In (he How Is- land .show before It is over. "Wo had so many entries in tennis we had to spread them out over four said Fred Summer, another Department of Youth director. Track and field came lo n Unknowns share lead in PGA championship Thirsk apologized for being late BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AD "I'm sorry I macle you miss your apologized Stan- niirsk with a grin, "but I realty cnjoytKl it." That's the way the virtual golfing unknov.'n from Shnwnce Mission, Kan., signed off liis news conference after stunning reporters by strolling off the Oakland Mills Country Club course with a two-unclcr par 08 Thursday for a share of the lead with Bud Allin after the first round of the 54th ['GA Na- tional Championship. Most reporters had Ihcir sto- ries wrapped up, having writ- ten about another relatively ob- scuro pro, Allin, who came in early with a 68 and appeared certain to stay on top alone. But the 44-year-old Thirsk birdied three holes on the hack nine, including two of the last four, which put him two under. He was the last golfer off the course. Although the 27-year-old Al- Tin's name isn't a household word cither among golf follow- ers, he did win last year in his first season on the lour. Aliin and Thirsk are leading such notables as Arnold Palmer, Lee Trcvino, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. Palmer was among the early leaders and finished with a one- imder GO. The PGA is the only major championship he has not won. Trcvino shot a n while Nick- lavis was in at 72 along with Player. Joining the onc-undcr group was another nearly unknown pro, Lurry Gilbert of Kaycltc- COMING SOON MUFFLED CHUCKLES Biirwash upset WINNIPEG fCP) Tlavc (j. 7-fi, M and Don McCormlck Brown, a 25-year-old from Port Credit, Ont., stepped to the edge of the winner's podium Thursday by beating a long- time rival in the men's singles at the Canadian national tennis championships. Brown, seeded seventh, upset defending champion and 2 seed, Peter liurwash of the No. Toronto, 6-1, quarter-finals, 0-6, 6-1 gaining the some mcasure of revenge for losing to Bur wash in the Davis Cup trials in 1970. Top-seeded Mike Tielkin of Montreal had trouble con- centrating, hut advanced to tlie semi-finals by beating Dale I'ower of Toronto 6-3, 7-5. Tony Fiarrlsley of Vancouver beat Pierre Lamarehe of Montreal 1- of Vancouver defeated Ken Binns of Toronto 4-0, 6-1, C-3. Andree Martin of Montreal, seeded third in the women's section, needed three sets to get by Nicole Boucher, also of Montreal, C-l, 6-7, 6-2 in a quar- ter-final match of the ladies' singles. She meets Janice Tindle of Vancouver in the semi-finals .Saturday while defending ehampirm Vicki lierncr of Van- couver plays Barbara Brankovsky of Toronto. Miss Tindle handled Taffy Savard of Vancouver 6-J Miss Berner beat Kathy Morton of Gait, Ont., 6-3, 6-3, and Brankovsky recovered to heal Susan Stone of Vancouver 2-C. 6-3, 6-Z. Enjoy tho crisp, clear days of Fall on a Honda. Sco Iho completely jusl- arrived CD 350 Super Sport... trail bikes and a full range of larger motorcycles, all 1-slrokc, ovcr'noa'J cam For oxtra low pricor, and easy credit, see your nearest Honda dealer. 7HEWORIO'S LARGEST MOTOFtCyClE MANUFACTURER ntulciJ ty: V.ifif. B.C. CHARGE LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE SALES SERVICE 1117 2nd Avc. S. Phono 327-B8B9 Southern Albertrj'f lorgniT und Pfogrfiiiivp Moforeyclft lie, Tcnn. Jcny Hoard, won tv.-o tour events tills car, was also at 09, along with ay Floyd ami Jim Jomicson. Thirsk was one of Ihc few to t Die 18th green in regulation strokes. If he had been >le lo sink a K-foot pull he ould have taken sole posses- on of the lead. But he put it a short. Palmer had to scramhlc for s 69, holing live birdies and iur hogeys. Nicklaus, winner of the Mas- ers and U.S. Open and second Trcvino in the firilish Open _st mouth, had his prcpara- ons for the PGA c 11 r- ailed by a badly infeclcd fin- which required minor sur- last week, liut said the fin- er "gol belter as I went along.' KR nr.UNDF.nKi) Trevino said he "just flaked ut." 'I knew I Iiad tlie wrong club my hand four timc.s and jusi voulcln't change Maybe I vas jusl loo lazy to take iack lo the bag." Sam Snead, 60-year-old relic rom another era of golfing, was one of a large roup matching par over the layoul. The Field was lo he cut lo thi w 70 and lies for Saturday and Sunday's rounds, with a 151 score a likely culoff points. George Knudsori of Toronto ,he only Canadian in the tour namcnt, was unlikely lo among them. He shot himscl oul of the running with a 7D. ITiursday as did competi- tive swimming. In hoy's slow pitch the gold medal went lo Card.ston whilo Tabor picked up the silver. Tho bronze was shared by Willow Creek and Connly of Warner. K cj u e s t r i a n competitors shared Thursday's spotlight with six cvenls tang staged. Ti] western equestrian for year olds and under Joan Pavan of Lclhbridge won Die gold medal. Second was n i 11 Byam of Lcthbridge followed by Scott Hanson of Cardslon. Class 12-10, saw Sharla 'inter of Warner capture firsl lace. Wendy Nugent of JvCth ridge was second white third Ciay Peters of Pinchcr reck. Class C, 17-21, honors went in 'alcrie Leroy of Taber follow d by Food Furlong of Warner. 'bird place, and a bronze nodal, went lo Ed liyam 01 Pal Sparkn of Taber won tlio Jlass D, 22-M, title over Enka of Willow Creek, Dix' libb fit Warner was third. Miss Pavan also led the way n the course jump compel! ion. She came up with to] tonor.s in Class A over Bilt iobinson of Pinchcr Creek 'om Dudley of Cardslon wa. next. In Class I) Drew Galbraith o Varner emerged t h. spoils with Wendy Nugent c xilhbridge a close scconc; Third spot went to Laure Lang. The Games continue loda and all day Saturday. A rode s planned for this evening a seven. Salurday's aclion is si For a nine o'clock start. Still to he run off are arch ery, special golf, competitive diving, more equestrian, addi- tional tennis, small bore, trap shooting and horseshoes. The Games wrap up Satur- day evening with the presenta- tion o( the Games flag to the winning region. For Ihe past two years Card.ston has won the flag. Complete results appear on Pago 11. PHILADELPHIA (AP) ek Sanderson took time out loin tightening his money belt o predict that play in the etn- >ryo World Hockey Association vill be much dirtier lhan it is n Ihc established National lockey League. Tlie 26-year-old Sanderson jumped from tlie NIIL, cham- >ion Boston Bruins Thursday to he WIIA's Philadelphia Blaz- ers. The move brought him o cool million, give or take a hun- dred thousand, as well as a nmlli-ycar contract that even made his dad, Harold, a scout for the Blazers. It also Sanderson a bit; fish in a small pond, ralher lhan a middle sizcc' fish in a pond which also Included Bobby Orr anil Phil Esposllo. Sanderson was asked lo com- pare the hockey he expected in the WIIA witli what he waj leaving behind. "1 think it will be n lot dirtici and there will be a lot infix, fighting in the Sand erson said. "It's just to maki more excitement for the fans The players will be mure Eg gressive in a new league They're making more money than they ever dreamed of and Ihey'l! all wnnl lo keep their jobs." IIP.'IJ, nH AT HOME Sanderson lias been or.c of the NIIL's top villains for five years, spending GOO minutes in the penally Imx. lie also was the established league's most dangerous [wnally killer with more goals in short-handed siU ualions than any other player. Tlie 175-pound Sanderson, a native of Niagara Falls, Out., scored 25 goals last season of is NIIL career total of 122. He elievcs Sic can double that for he Blazers, because in addition o killing penalties, he'll centre he play line. S.inderstm lived up to hl.s rep- .tlalion us a oue-lincr expert. lie explained his acceptance nf llie Blazers' offer: "Like llio [iodfathcr they rniulc me an of- 'cr I couldn't refuse." On linw he liked being In Pliiladelpliia: "Unlike W. C. Kinds I'd rather be in Plilla- delphia lhan be dead. For million, why iiul'i" Informed thai Philadelphia was a quint town, he replied: "Sn was Boston when I got Iherc." Race results eDMONTOM fCP) Raco results roin Morlhlands Park Thursday; FIRST S1.-1QQ, clalrntr.y, 4 year oldi end up. furlcnr Day W 1.60 rcalhers Inn 3.00, Elkssircl Hciur (ll and McCnrvcr, Orxcflliella SECOND Chkiiflo 10-1 OM 3 MonlrBal COO COO 0 If-indt nnd Hundlcyr 1 San Vnmclita' ODO 000 B 3 Lot Angtrcs W 100 01 x- I J Retarget WcCAahnn (6) ar Rader; Jchn (9-5> anrJ San Ok go 000 001 010 14 A1lan1a Oil MO 5 T Grief, and Fosse. C.ililornla 010 111 Chicaijo ''CO ICO 4 1 (7-S) and UlaH (EJ (17-11) and Iferrrnflnn. 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