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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, August 7, 1974 Farmers and Ranchers European Tour Depart Oct 28, 1974 Return Nov 22, 1974. Priced Per pe-Wdo-jbie occupancy Airlare. Accommodation, Meals, Many Extras For information booking details contact: ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Herald Sports Pat Sullivan The next time I pay the new Sportsplex a visit there should be some seats up ready for use. Kay Lambert, manager of the new arena, assured me last Friday that construction is right on. In fact, it may be just a lit- tle ahead of schedule. What it ail boils down to is that we will have one of the finest sports facilities in western Canada in not too long a time. spent a good part of an hour with Lambert as he showed me around. It is still hard to believe that this is ours. I keep thinking that as soon as the 1975 Canada Winter Games end next February someone will come along and move the Sportsplex to the next (lames site. It won't happen. I assure you. But after spending the last 21 z years standing at the end of Henderson Lake Ice Centre, looking through the screen the Sportsplex looks like heaven and it's not even finished. There's no question as to who will be the major tenants in the new rink, the Lethbridge Broncos of the Western Canada Hockey League. But. as Lambert pointed out. that's only tor 35 home games, workouts and playoffs. have to have other bookings to pay the bills." he said. He gave me a quick rundown on some of the features and shows that will make use of the Sportsplex. From this informa- tion one can only say that Lethbridge and Southern Alberta are in for some real treats. It will no longer be necessary to travel to Calgary for the Ice Capades. That's right. Karen Magnussen and the Ice Capades will be in Lethbridge Oct. 10-13 with as many as seven shows if need be. Although it has not be officially confirmed. Disney on Parade is expected in November. Add to this the Harlem Globetrotters. Junior B Hockey playdowns. the LDS Father and Son Dinner. Boy Scouts Ice Jamboree, figure skating carnival, the Shrine Circus, an LDS dance pageant and the Royal Lippizan Stallion horse show and see what 1 mean. There are other irons in the fire according to Lambert. "We hope to provide our patrons with the best of enter- tainment." he said. "If we get wind of something we fee! the people of Lethbridge and the south would enjoy, and can book it. we will." Joining Lambert's staff will be Ted Berlando and George Hunt. Hunt will be the foreman of the Sportsplex while Berlando handle the food concession. Good friend Berlando is an old hand at food and serving the public. 1 don't know how hockey and lasagna will blend but it should be fun finding out. The Broncos are scheduled to open their home season Oct. 6 against Regina Pats and Lambert is hopeful of a possible open house in and around this date. "We have a building we can all be very proud he stated. "So lets have everybody get a look at it." II the Broncos have their way plenty of people will see the Sportsplex. Only last Friday the Broncos could boast nearing Hie 1.000 mark in season's tickets. "And we haven't really began to sell the public." said Bill Burton majority shareholder in the club. The ball should get rolling shortly I would imagine. I spoke to Ron Lyon Tuesday and when it comes to selling hockey. Lyon is where the action is. Brown close A hustling Bob Brown of the Lethbridge Lakers is a step short in his attempt to run out an infield hit in an 8-5 Laker setback. Little headway in NFL strike WASHINGTON" lAP) Representatives of the strik- ing National Football League players and club owners were scheduled to meet again today with federal mediator W.J. I'sery as veterans continued to trickle into various training camps in defiance of the 38- day-old strike. Usery met with the two sides Tuesday, -nd the only announced result of those meetings was that they would meet again this morning. Meanwhile, management said that as of Tuesday more than one-fourth of the NFL veterans had reported to pre- season training camps. A spokesman for the NFL Management Council put the number of defections at ,360. or 28 per cent of the total NFL work force, and said that 111 of them were starters. He said 910 veterans, about. 500 of those starters, remain out of camp. Tuesday's camp arrivals in- cluded kicker Peter Gogolak of New York Giants, defen- sive tackle Jon Kolb of Pitt- sburgh Steelers, middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti and offensive tackle Norm Evans of Miami Dolphins and guard John Niland of Dallas Cowboys. Niland said it was "God's will" that he join 19 other Dal- las veterans. wlco AUTOMOTIVE CENTRE THIS WEEK ONLY! OUR FINEST 4 PLY POLYESTER CORD TIRES! PRICES BLASTED But a group of about 30 Min- nesota Vikings' veterans, at a meeting Tuesday night, decid- ed to begin working out as a unit but reaffirmed their deci- sion not to report to camp. Cornerback Bobby Bryant, speaking for those who attend- ed the two-hour meeting which included Coach Bud Grant, said. "We'll be work- ing out daily but nobody is go- ing to camp. The main pur- pose of the meeting was to get ourselves organized." Bryant said Grant attended about one-half hour of the ses- sion, but was not involved in the discussion of the strike. He said Grant had been in- vited to hear the players' positions on the strike. E78-U Sole Price 44 No charge for -'1 LONGER MILEAGE OUTSTANDING WEAR MODERN. "78" SERIES DESIGN MILEAGE GUARANTEED MILES OR 3O MONTHS Every HALLMARK tire comes alifctimc guorontcc against road hazard's and work- manship WITHOUT LIMIT TO MONTHS OR MILES AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE. IT. FRONT-END ALIGNMENT 188 Most NORTH AMERICAN CARS For better steering and longer tire wear' Let our export mechanic! adjust coster, camber, toe nnd repack outer front wheel For most AIR ADJUSTABLE SHOCK ABSORBERS 2FOR4888 ___ popular cars, station agons and light duty pick-up trucks. MANUAL FILL HOSE KIT INCLUDED Installation Avai lahle PREMIUM BATTERIES L50 MONTH Compact, Medium Mnndord North A 95 th exchange INSTALLED on Lars 31 Dry charged for over four years of dependable high performance power. Series 24, 24F, 22F. SIZES FOR MOST NORTH AMERICAN LUXURY CARS 36.95 exchange Serins 27, 27F, 12 volt. mode in Canada SPARK PLUGWIRES AUTO COOLANT KIT TRAILER MIRROR Custom fit. For most 6 and 8 cyl. mode in Canada V6C hood 'fender mount type 8 TRACK STEREO CHROME REVERSE WHEELS MONTE CARLO FLOOR MATS 2 TON JACK STANDS RADIO RR-62 MPX with built-in burglar alarm. Expert Inttallat.on Available wh Front or Ch6iCc of 5 I 94 colours. Universal Fit. made in Canada 297 each All steel construction. DfF'ARTMf NT STORES College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive Open Dally 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. We reserve the right to limit quantities. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE SATISFACTION GUARANTEED I MfUUIiNT Oft HM Wit Summer Games under way Competition in five events began today as the Fifth Annual Southern Alberta Summer Games got underway in Fort Macleod. Athletes competing in track and field, trapshooting com- petitive swimming, slow pitch and tennis were scheduled to see their first action today while competition in the other seven sporting events will open later in the four-day extravaganza. The Games have been designed in the past to promote mass participation through- out Southern A i berta, and this year is no exception. Over athletes and officials have already been involved in the regional playdowns. The athletes taking part in the various events will be vying for the 1621 medals to be handed out, as well as for berths in the Alberta Summer Games in Calgary August 22-25. Alberta Summer Games general chairman Ron Butlin was one of the dignitaries on hand this morning to officially open the 1974 edition of the Games. The list of notables also included MP Ken Hurlburt, provincial cabinet minister Horst Schmidt, and Keith Lees, chairman of the Canada Winter Games. Lethbridge Office Furniture Ltd. Lower 7th St. Shopping Mill Alberta Phone (403) FILING CABINETS Early outburst gives Giants 8-5 triumph By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer By now. Lethbridge Laker fans should know the script by heart. More times than they care to remember during a dismal 1974 Alberta Major Baseball League season, they have watched their heroes spend all night trying to overcome a big deficit resulting from one bad inning in the early going. The story was no different Tuesday night at Henderson Park as the Lakers dropped an 8-5 decision to the Calgary Giants. The Giants jumped on starting Laker pitcher Mike Buist for five hits in the first inning, and took a 5-0 lead which the Lakers' steady play in the final eight frames could not overcome. Bob Papworth's triple sparked the early outburst, and four other Giants poked singles while one Laker error aided the visitors' cause. The locals came back with a pair of runs in the bottom of the first, and Bob Turner's two-run double in the fourth narrowed the Giant lead to 6- 4. But Calgary picked up their final two runs in the fifth, one of them on a leadoff homer by Ray Forgie, and they held on for the win. The Lakers had their chances in the late going, loading the bases in the sixth, and putting runners on first and third in the seventh, but each time the Giants got the final out before any damage could be done. With runners on first and third again in the eighth inning, a line drive blast right at the second baseman gave the Giants a double play, and they got out of the inning giving up only one run. that coming on Marty Maxwell's blooping single into right field. Bob Dinges. Paul Gallivan. and Paul Chartrand each poked two singles for the Giants, whose 10-hit attack also included Forgie's home run and Papworth's triple. Kent Peterson and Rob Roy managed a pair of safeties each for the Lakers, while Bob Turner had a double. Chartrand started the game for the visitors and was credited with the victory. He got relief help from Jirn Lemon in the eighth inning. Mike Buist was tagged with the loss for Lethbridge. The Lakers will be on the road tonight then they face the Giants again in Calgary. This weekend they will be in Edmonton to take on the Blockers in a doubleheader before winding up their schedule next week with two make-up games against the Calgary Jimmies. The Lakers will be in Calgary Tuesday night, while the Jimmies will corne to Henderson Park for the final league game next Wednesday night. In Edmonton, Randy Rasmussen and Julius Owchar each had five for five performances at the plate as Tigers pounded the Blockers 16-3 in an Alberta Major Baseball League game Tuesday. Rasmussen drove in three runs with his five hits while Tim Young drove in four runs with three hits including a triple and a three-run homer. Blockers scored three runs in the top of the fourth inning to tie the game 3-3, but Tigers broke it open with two runs in the fourth, three in each of the fifth and sixth innings, and five in the eighth. Winning pitcher Dick Hazell went the first five innings before being relieved by Dennis Lopez. Tim Haufe, a pickup from the Alberta junior champion Blue Willow Angels, absorbed the loss before being replaced by Rick Jamieson in the sixth inning and Mike Bullock in the seventh. Meanwhile Red Deer Generals pounded the Calgary Jimmies pitching staff for 15 hits as they went on to post an easy 14-5 triumph Tuesday night. Eight runs in the sixth inning told the game story as the Generals received two run doubles from Bob Felts and Al McKee. The Generals went through 12 batters in that inning before the Jimmies finally retired the side. John Elick was the leader for the Jimmies, accounting for four of the Calgary runs while Russ McKee had four of the Jimmies 10 hits. Marty Coil was the winning pitcher, working seven innings. Ron Peterson, who worked five innings, was tabbed with the loss. Red Deer 100 048 15 1 Calgary 002 000 5 10 4 Coil Passutto (8) and McCook; Peterson Fitzgerald Ouellette (8) and Powers. Giants 501 020 000-8 10 2 Lakers 200 200 11 4 Chartrand Lemon and Edwards; Buist Veres (7) and Bozak. Brown HR: Giants Forgie. Blockers 000 300 397 Tigers 120 233 17 1 Haufe Jamieson Bullock (7) and Teanan; Hazel Lopez (6) and Teale. HR: Tigers Young. ELRICH TIRE SPORT NATIONAL LEAGUE East W St. Louis 59 Philadelphia 56 Pittsburgh 53 Montreal 50 New York 47 Chicago 52 54 57 58 59 61 38 45 52 53 63 .532 .509 .482 .463 .443 .430 .658 .598 .523 .518 .442 2Vz 5V? 11 15 24 LEAGUE East W Boston 49 50 53 56 58 58 47 52 55 54 58 GBL .550 .533 2 .518 .486 7 .473 .473 8 .577 -.514 7 .509 7V4 .505 8 ,477 11 .387 21 Baltimore New York Detroit Milwaukee Oakland Kansas City Texas Chicago Minnesota California 57 57 53 52 52 West ...64 55 57 55 53 Los Angeles Cincinnati Houston Atlanta San Fran San Diego ...73 67 57 57 50 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago Reuschel (11-8) at Philadelphia Lonborg (12-11) New York Parker (3-9) at Pittsburgh Brett (12-7) St. Louis Siebert (7-6) at Montreal Renko (7-11) Atlanta Leon (2-3) at Houston Dierker (7-7) Cincinnati Billingham (13-7) at Los Angeles Messersmith (13-2) TUESDAY'S RESULTS First St. Louis 010 400 10 3 Montreal 000 200 8 2 McGlothen Carman Hrabosky (9) and Simmons; Torrez Carrithers Murray Taylor (9) and Foote. Second St. Louis 007 002 000-9 13 0 Montreal 004 000 6 5 Bare. Folkers (5-1) (3) and McCarver; Rogers Montague Murray Carrithers (7) and Foote. Atlanta 003 002 000 5 12 1 San Diego 000 000 002 2 13 0 P. Niekro (12-9) and Correll; Greif Laxton M. Johnson Gerhard! (9) and Cannizzaro. Hrs: All Aaron (2) SD McCovey Houston 010 203 18 0 San Fran 000 030 11 1 Griffin, Cosgrove (5) (6-1) and May: Halicki Sosa Bradley Morris (9) and Rader. Hrs: Hou Watson May Cincinnati 000 002 010 9 2 Los Angeles 000 011 010 6 0 T. Carroll. McEnaney C. Carroll Hall Borbbn (9) (8-6) and Bench; Sutton, Marshall (10 (11-7) and Yeager, Ferguson Hrs: Cin Perez Bench (21; LA Wynn CFL Eastern Conference W L F A Pis Montreal ..........2 0 40 29 4 Toronto 1 1 41 32 2 Hamilton ..........1 2 66 72 2 Ottawa 1 2 50 64 2 Western Conference B.C...............2 0 52 42 4 Edmonton.........2 0 51 13 4 Winnipeg..........0 1 22 29 0 Calgary...........0 3 44 67 0 LEAGUE LEADERS: TD C FG S PU 0 5 10 2 37 4 7 1 26 TODAY'S GAMES Baltimore Grimsley (13-8) at New York Dobson (9-13) Minnesota Goltz (4-6) and Albury (4-8) at Kansas City Briles (3-4) and Splittorff (10-12) Cleveland Peterson (8-6) at Detroit Lolich (11-14) Boston Morel (5-4) at Milwaukee Colborn (6-9) Oakland Odom (1-2) or Lindblad (4-3) at Texas Bibby (15-13) California Figueroa (2-3) at Chicago Kaat (12-8) TUESDAY'S RESULTS First Boston 001 210 8 0 Milwaukee 001 000 6 1 Cleveland (8-10) Segui (7) and Montgomery; Slaton (8-13) Travers T. Murphy (9) and C. Moore. HR: Mil Porter Second Boston 000 120 300 6 11 0 Milwaukee 000 000 000 0 31 Marichal Segui (8) and Montgomery; C. Wright Rodriguez Selma (8) and Porter. Hr: Bos Evans Chicago 000 010 200 3 82 Philadelphia 016 000 10x 11 0 Todd Stone Hooton Detorre Frailing 8 and Swisher. Mitterwald 6; Carlton Hernaiz 8 and Boone. Hrs: Pha Montanez Johnston (2) New York 000 201 131 15 3 Pittsburgh 000 000 323 13 0 Koosman. Aker McGraw (9) (2- 6) and Grote: Brett. Giusti Hernandez Morlan Patterson (10 (2-1) and Sanguillen. Hrs: Pgh Stennett Robertson (11; NY Milner Cleveland 010 331 100-9 13 1 Detroit 303 010 000 7 13 3 J. Perry. Kline Wilcox (5) Buskey (9) and Duncan; Lemanczyk, LaGrow Ray (5) Miller (7) and LaMont. Moses Hrs: Cle Ellis Lonenstein Det Freehan Baltimore 200 000 200 4 81 New York 100 000 000 1 11 3 Hood. Johnson (1) Jackson (7) and Hendricks: Tidrow (8-9) and Munson. LEAGUE LEADERS AB Carew, Min..... 424 Hargrove. Tex 276 Orta. Chi....... 326 Yastrzemski. Bos 361 Sunter, H Organ. 0..........0 Andrusyshyn, T-----0 3 3 5 17 Sweet. M .........0 3 4 1 16 Gabriel. H.........2 0 0 012 Orange, T.........2 0 0 012 Rodgers. M .......2 0 0 012 Jackson. Oak Randle, Tex McRae. KC Maddox. NY Scott, Mil Burroughs, Tex 348 347 336 271 414 401 R H Pet. 62 156 .368 41 93 .337 57 106 .325 68 117 .324 61 109 .313 47 108 .311 47 103 .307 44 83 .306 53 126 .304 63 122 .304 LEAGUE LEADERS AB Garr. All .......456 Gross. HOU..... 376 Zisk. Pgh.......350 R. Smith, St L 338 Garvey, LA.....439 Montanez, Pha 332 Buckner. LA 380 Brosk. St L.....423 McBride. St L 374 Geronomi. 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