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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 5 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, Au0usf 6, 1971 Jt nil Saturday Summer Games at halfway SWIMMING COMPETITION FOR AIL AGES Over 700 swimmers competed in the second annual Summer Game: curronlly being held al Claresholm and Ihese ihree young ladles are jus I finishing I heir parr in ihe compel it ions. Belter lhan alhleles are talcing part In the four-day Games. "Rookie, veteran sink Expos Marichal losing his patience By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It has been six weeks between victories for Juan Manchal but if Sen Francisco's high-kicking light-bander is impa- lient, he shouldn't be. After all. Bill Singer waited eight weeks lo win a game. Marichal. winlcss since June dropped a decision In Si. Lcuis Cardinals Thursday night Stin Francisco Giants lost fourth ttraiLilil game. Anrl l.os Angela Denials lutik ad- vantage of ihe setback to chop a game off the Giants' West Divi- sion lead by blanking Houston Astros 3-0 for Singer's lirst vic- tory since June 12. Elsewhere in Ihn League Thursday. Pittsburgh Pirates ripped Montical Expos 7-2, Chicago Cubs blanked S'an Diego Padres :VO and Atlanta Braves nipped New York Mcts 2-1 in 17 innings. Matty AIou drove in two Car- dinal runs and rookie Jose Cruz crashed a home run as Reggie Cleveland Marichal, now 10-8. Since June 23. Marichal has made eight s'arts. losing foul' and being imolved in four no-decisions. The Giants got him a quick run in the first inning when Tito j Fuenles tripled and scored on Ken Henderson's sacrifice fly. j Cruz' fourth homer Lied it in the bottom hall of the inning and then the Cards look the lead in the fourth with a throwing error by Marichal setting up the run. Singer fired a six-hitter and j struck out 10 Astros as the' Dodgers trimmed San Francis- co's division lead to six games by beating Houston. The victory ended a four-game losing stieak run on pinch hitler es Par- Bob Lemon. Kansas City Hoy- kc-r's single, j als manager, believes Amos for b'inger. Pittsburgh maintained i I s j Olis is Ihc best centre fielder in The Dodgers scored Uuce in; eight-game lead in the East Di-i the American League, the fmirlh inning with Jim Lt- vision, using a barrage of three "I can't think of anybody I'd homers by Willie S'.arcell. Jose put ahead of says Lemon. lly PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer CLAM5SHOLM number two of Ihc 11171 edition oi Ihe Soullicni Alberta S'um- mcr Games went by the board Thursday and the competition is fast approaching a feverish pilch. The waters of the Clares- holm swimming pool had bare- ly stopped churning from the onslaught of some 700 swim- mers than it was lime to straighten and lighten Ihe div- ing board [or Ihn diving com- petitions. This year's Gamrs, Ihc sec- ond annual after last year's initial effort at Pincher has brought toEclher some 2.500 a'.hletes from 10 regions to participate in 10 sports for the honors of their particular region. Individual winners will re- ceive Summer Games medals, beautiiul ceramic inodnlions depicting eacli sport, but Ihe real pride is that uhich is being shown for !hc region. "It is the iu> raliier than the exception for Hie young- sters competing to show an in- terest in how they are going as a group than how they arc doing said one official. This, in itself is ;m In- dication of the affect the (lames ere having on the young people ccrnni'iing. The Games idea was con- ceived last year but Ihe grow- Ih of the games and its almos'. irslan! popularity could haidly been imaginrd. Last year 1.200 rilhlclrs in- Pinchcr Crock Cardslon emerging with (lie Summer Gnmes pennant as the reigning region. This lime around better than 2.500 conipe- litors are doing battle with the honor of their region at stake. an end sometime around five o'clock H'lien the winning re- gion will be honored with the Games flag. As one little guy put it Thurs- day "I waited all year for these S'nmmer Games to come so I cnuld take part and they're al- ready halfway over." At the halfway mark in the four-day Games the Municipal District of Willow Creek has opened 35 point lead in Ihe bailie for top region honors. Willow Creek alhlcles hare accumulated 414 points as coin- pared lo 379 for Pincher Creek. County of Warner is third with 303 with Cardston, defending champions, trailing Ihe lop three. Cardslon has 207 points. Argonauts' Leo Caliill will try platooning Wedncsdav Cards'on fchvre's single and Steve G.irv- ey's sacrifice fly driving the ixins home. LA added a final i Montreal. Pagan and Al Oliver to wallop r ic's Pol A'cicely Rig LiMm Echo. Dainly Hspc, aiso ran. 10, clair lies l yea. Skipoor Tan INorrb) 2460 10 Ski Swaps (L. rf.iO Bull Hunk (fiarroby) 2 50 Tirr.e: Wings Of Silver. Prairie BlUE Fire, E fin's Einprc-ss, RancJcm DAILY DOUBLE: 5211.70 Third han S'jirmer Stan (H' Whippet Otis, new in only his second full season in (he majors, justi- fied his manager's pi aise of i him Thursday night, slamming j a Ihree-run double during a S Four-run Kansas Cily rally in the scvcn'h inning that carried the to a 7-4 victoiy over i Ihe beleaguered Minnesota 1 Twins i In oilier AL games. Xew York Yankees blanked Baltimore Ori- oles 5-0: Boston Red Sox edge Delroil, Tigers 5-4: Cleveland In- dians trounced Washington Sen- iors 7-1: Oakland Athletics nipped Milwaukee Brewer's 2-1, and Chicago White S'ox shaded California Angels 1-0. "You've got lo rank Amos up win the boy's slow pitch while some finals were run off in track and field and competition in aichcry and swimming. Thursday saw the swimming come lo an end as well as archery and more track was field. Also decided girl's slow pilch. "There can't be any said Max Gibb. regional direc- tor foi' the Dcparlmen'. of Youth in LcLhbridge. "we just hrvc loo many people compe- ting to accommodate any hold- ups." True lo bis wind. Wrdnesday arc! Thursday uent riff without a hi'cli, due greatIv lo Gihb. Audrey nf Cbrrsholm and thairman Dun Jc-xs. Today saw (he athletes gel a nine o'clock start en piocued- ings as tennis and equestrian events opened and women's blow pilch ended. "We have a lull day Satur- TORONTO (CP) U will be the age-old battle of llie quarL- e r b a c k s when Saskatchewan Roughridcrs tangle with To- ronto Argonauts tonight in a Ca- nadian Foo'.ball League inter- locking game at stadium. But there could be a new slant lo (he quarter- backs may be calling the plays. As usual, veteran Ron Lan- caster, (he CFL's most valuable player last season, will lead the j Ronghriders. But Toronto coach Leo Cahill has hinted he may experiment with changing quarterbacks for Ci'ch offensive series. And with probably Ihe tv, o most promising young quarter- backs in (he league, Greg Bar- ton and Joe Theismann, why not? "if you have two good quart- erbacks this is Ihe only way, in my point of view, to use Cahill said this week. "They should have equal responsibility i in every Through four Argo exhibition games, Cahill switched quarter- backs at the beginning of each quarter. Under Cahill's proposal, suc- cess or failure in the previous sequence of offensive plays would nothing to do with rotation. He figures a quarter- I back should not worry about being replaced. "The quarterbacks could con- fer the defence was on the field, compare notes and help each other Cahill said. "They would be happier be- I cause they would be in the j Mon game all the lime." san However, as as Thursday night, Cahill wasn't even hinting al uhelher he'd go with Iwo quarterbacks or one, and if one, who it would he. Both Barton and Theismann. sna'chcd from National Football League clubs in pro-season deal s. nuii-i'ommillal about (heir feelings on [he two- qujirlorhack system. Both said that whatever the coach wanted was alright with them. Meanwhile, Lancaster, while not specifying which quarter- back he'd prefer to face, had kind words and advice for the Argo playmakcrs. ,0'Hura loses to Berner WINNIPEG (CP) Doughty Yield Bcrncr of Vancouver Thursday restaged (he women's singles event when she toppled the c o v n t r y 's number two player, Jane O'Hara of Toronto, 7-5, (M at [he Canadian national tennis championships. Th ey re al ly gun the baTl, lliosc Lancaster said after a ley in workout at tfie CNE Thursday. "Theismann re- minds me of some others Tve seen come into Ihc league. He's doing a iol of running but he'll p give that up when he gets a lime experience and builds up his conlidcnce. haven't 5-'.en Hint much of Barton. He wasn't in the Winni- peg game very long." Saskatchewan dropped a 29-16 contest lo Montreal Aloueltcs Tues'-lay night, their second loss this season. Tonight's game will lie Uicir fomlh in 11 days. The Argus nipped Winnipeg Blue Bcmbcrs 21-20 in their only ing. "Our injuries or the schedule haven't helped- Lancaster said. "Players who were hull haven't had a chance to get ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Easi New York Made'chia heal L Pel. GBL 69 ...61 50 .510 8 60 50 .SJS 55 5-1 .505 13 Francisco J-oi Angf les Allanta...... Houston Cincinr.all TODAY'S GAMES birrh EMiS 15 5 N Nov.' York. AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pel. GBL RosIen Delroil New York 66 JO .623 A3 A6 .578 5B 5) .532 56 56 .500 61 .407 4J 67 .396 JO 74 .351 J7 55 52 ...53 .6-12 .5IJ .-173 46 63 19 21 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago Ro> cJp, Blu Spols Eighlh ing, year old-, and Up. -icngs ier D landy (D. Wiseman) B il ,ward (Kiplinc) 4.20 360 Kid (Rycrofl) 5.73 1 79 jalicn, Tuff, Baic also r ar.chez) 3 M 5.70 ICO rrn) 3 50 5.60 [Kipling] 3JO 4.10 2-2n i there with the lop-flight centre Gale stated, fielders of the last 15 or 20 that hasn't started .nrn year said Lemon. lllle rioesn'L have the power of a i -Mickey Mantle (former1 Yan- but even so he can bit Ihc ball for distance. And don't for- starts and rvrrylhmg iha( has finished comes to an end." Saturday uill sec competition in small bore, tennis, horse- shoes, crjucstiian, men's slow KirDy 11C ODD 000 ind Bai Ion, r) Lcs Ansclcs OBO 300 001- 3 7 Houston ODO 000 0 5 5inopr (6-13) and Hai'er. Sni'S (5-10) Culver (7) (8) Lomasler (9) find HiaH, How i 12-a' N THURSDAY'S RESULTS 1-6 al Oakland Odi f 12 12 si Ca'iforr 7-7 al Kans II 1 11 at :'.ir 13-.1 al Yo N 11-fi n! Cufp claim Fourjh np, 3 year olds. 7 fur 1 QUINELLA: Sll.DQ (DelelUS) I QUINELLA: Sll.BQ (Indian List) X Dead Sabre Wind (Whitde) fi. 30 2.60 Tiger Tracks (Norris) 3.70 2.70 Tool Trade (Coombs) 310 Time: J-5 Yousweepindoll, Two Pence Tiki Speed's Beauly, Bal's Last also ran. Track Scralch Lccidl Term. Filih nine, J year olds and Bchan finished wilh 1'oolbiiJl Moore's Esso Service Cor. 3rd Avc. and Mayor Magrath Drive OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY YOUR ONE STOP SERVICE CENTRE DEN VK R fAP) Gary Boban. 19G7 Hcisman Trophv (Hun.) JJQ winner from UCLA, was placed' nas Olis hpcn on waivers Thursday by Denver hUtcr for Lne RoyalSi but he has been a fielder. He played Broncos of the National Football League, and afterward said he is finished with pro football. I "This is il. I'm hanging it up for said Bcban before (warding a flight to Los Ange- les. He added that he now plans to, "settle some roots and work toward a future." gel. Mantle was striking out 150 j pitch and trap shooting, help or 160 times a year aL this stage j the las! entry in the 1971 of bis career." Summer Games record book. D Otis' double was his 10th Fin.il clay action is set !o game-winning hit of the season, sUirL at nine in the morning If extending his club record, and giving him 61 iuns bailed I lops on the Royals. j He also is batting .315, wi'.b 20 i doubles, four triples, 15 homers and 35 stolen bases. This coin-, Marlin Ul pares with his .234 average. Ford, Crows'nost'pas; doubles, nine triples, 11 homers, Card5ton; Tim 5fl runs balled in and 33 steals i __i. Grpyjuartin, LGI in Barnes in 1970. 400M i. G 2. William