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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Don finishes lied for low medalist B.C. palters too consistent for Aibertans Vredneidoy, Au8uil 9, 1972 IKE LETHBRIDGE HERALD CALGARY (OP) Steady golf and llic ability to handle touchy (Jrccns gave British Co- lumbia His Tuesday. Willingilon Cup The Icam had just tv.'o par rounds but its 18 holes completed in only three strokes over the regu- lation 71. Other teams In provincial amateur (lie Inter- champion- belter individual invariably some ship had rounds but member crept into tho high 70s. The win was tlie second con- secutive for the West Coast and three of tho mem- Russell and Doug Koxhurgh of Vancouver and Dave Mick of on Ihe team last year. Harry Wliite of Vancouver shot 73 each day tor a MB total, Hie same score lioxburgh reached with a 72 followed by a 74. Russell and Mick had 1418 with tho team of 574. finished second, three strokes hack, anil Manitoba was third, eight strokes off Ihe pace. Hern the only winner lly GAIUIY AIXISON" ilcrnlii Slaff Writer Ben Hern, of liindloss, Alucr- ta, was the only double winner on the Southern Professional Rodeo Circuit this year. Ben was named the all around champion ar.d also took the bull riding laurels. He, along with llio other win- ners, will receive a trophy-sad- dle and cash from each of the donors, Alan Thorpe was named the bareback winner in a complete run away. He had a J52 point lead over second place finisher Doug Flannigan. Two Americans took titles home with (hem. Saddle bronc Pocza paces locals CALGARY tlarvcy held Calgary lo one flit and scored the only run of the game Tuesday to give LethbrJclge Lakeside a 1-0 vic- tory in the Prairie LHUc League tournament. Poczn doubled In the first in- ning, stole third and scored on an error. He struck out H and walked six for Hie win. Greg Barrow gave up a hit, struck out nine; ar.d none. A single by Luroy Ticc in UK sixth spoiled the no-hiUcr feu Pocza. In a second fjamc, Mo edfled Brandon (Jarth Ponn gave two hils .struck out seven and walkn three for tho win. Rick Slawson struck owl 12 walked two and allowed seven hits in the losing cause. The game's only homer wa. hil by Moose .Jaw's Peter Gal linger with no one on base Ponn and Hod Van.slono addc( two singles each. Brandon's Brent Wai k e batted two singles and Ca Truscolt yot another. Calgary meets Hrnntlon Lethhridgc plays Moose Jaw i today's action. More sport OH page 12 :lcr Jlohhy captured the jnurs in his favorite event hilc Connie Lemakc was tops the gals barrel racing. The only Southern to in a title was Jimmy Glatl- ono in the calf roping. Don elmig was named the circuit's p steer wrestler. There were no repeat winners rom last year. All Around rophy by Ben Hern, Blndloss Tom BCVJS, Peklsko........ Lynn Jensen, Caj-flslon...... Dale Rose, Medicine Marvin Joyce, Helena, Mont. Bartback Bus Lines Alan Thorpe, Edmonton 359 Doug Flannlgan, Midden Steve- Great Falls 17? Malcolm Jones, Lclhbrldge .152 rry .lil Satfdlo Brewery) bob Brown, Adrian, Texas 11! Doutf De Hyland, B.C. ............-1M Fred Medicine Hat .14M Broker, Chaw, B.C. 144 Lfd.Uelh.) .......m U1 Ben Hern. Rocky Hubley, B.C........ Dole Rose, Mediclno Hal MJ Lurry Mlllarvllle 1M Calf Roping flo trophy donor) Jim Gladstone, Ca refit on ......UJ Kenny McLean, B.C. .155 Lome Wells, OXotokr-js ......13? Sam HnmUttin, DeWinron.....116 Bob Wilson, Cardslon........ 116 S1ccr Wreilllng Trophy-Canadian Western Natural Don Helmlg, Ifii D C. Lund, Taber.........1EO Arnold Hnraga, Skilf .........131 firnlo Dcrin, Bruce......... ..116 Dave Penner, ScandJa Carrel Racing amor's Saddlery, Rivtr) Bonnie Urn Ailioia Joy Ouce, Granum .....301 Francci Church, Calgary 190 Jerri Ducc, Granu-n..........196 What's that Yogi Bearer? ST. LOUIS fAP) Add anolltcr Ucrra-ism to (he Jcfjcitrl of Yogi IJcrra. The m of New York Mets, credited with such cracks us "I want to thank everyone who matte this night necessary" and "Hilly Dickey's learning me all his was a gi.esl on announcer Jack Buck's mdio show before Tuesday night's game Hgainst St. Louis Cardinals, All guests receive a cheque made out "Payable lo Roarer." "You've me oil these Gerra ciiasti- ,scd Buck, "and you spell my name like that." U4 1.53 HONDA THE PRICE IS RIGHT! Enjoy Iho crisp, clear clays ol Fall on a Honda. Goo Iho completely new, Juot arrived CD 350 Super Sport Irail bikes nnrf n full ranflo ol Inrgcr molorcyr.lcs, nil wiltt lickbiis on the money-winning Nlcklnus, Player an( Palmer hnd the limelight lo Ihemselves, with Nicklaus Dlaycr sharing the favorite's Nicklaus, the dominant figun n the game this year, is tiie eason's leading money winner and is approaching for he year. He won the Masters and U.S. Open, two other titles -nul losl by a stroke to Trevino n the British. Player, who has picked up al- most in an abbrevialed American schedule this season, re-established himself among :lie game's ultra-elite with his triumph at Oakland Hills Sun- day, liis First major champion- ship since the 1968 British. Palmer, who hasn't won since taking tliis title a year ago, fail- ed to generate a charge last week ami admitted he is weary ard frustrated as ho heads into his sixth consecutive tourna- ment. The GO-ycaf-old Sneacl, winner of more than 80 official events in a 35-year career, put to gelher of the most amazing performances of the week in the PGA. lie finished tied for fourth and had a M, one of the two rounds of the day, in the final round. Following Manitoba were On- :ario at 692, Quelicc at 593, Nova Scotia Ml, Saskatchewan New Brunswick 607, Prince Edward Island 628 and New- foundland 663. Before the tournament started, 20-time Alberta Wiil- ingdon competitor Doug Silver- Ijerg predicted the winners would bo the best team on the green. After he shot his final-round 73, two over par, he said that was where he ran into trouble, "f don't know how many putts 1 took but I sure missed a lot." Ontario veteran Nick Weslock f Port Credit said he took 40 trokes on the greens Tuesday and three-putted five times, "There is such a difference letwecn the greens on the he said. "The grain vill run in one direction until lalfway to the hole then it runs i the other. You have to be Mandrake the magician to fig- ure out how the ball breaks." The Earl Grey Golf Club, vhich stretches yards, is he scene of the Canadian ama- teur championships beginning today. MUST HE CONFIDENT Weslock said the man who will win is one who can "read ijrecns and has total confidence in his stroke." Jim Doyle of Winnipeg bird- ied four holes on the final round Tuesday to shoot the best ingle- score of the tourna- 63. His total of 138 tied him wilh Don Graham of Alberta for low medalist. Graham shot 59s each day. Despite Doyle's performance, the Manitoba team was able to pick up only two strokes on British Columbia and that was not enougb (o overcome a 10- stroke deficit from the first day. Ted Homcnuik of Winnipeg, who shot 77-76, said things just didn't work well. "Yesterday, I wasn't aggres- sive enough and today I was oo aggressive. I three-putted hree greens on llic front nine ind got inlo Ihe sand on Iwo holes on the back nine." BRAVES' SLUGGER AND HIS NEW BOSS Atlanta firsl baseman Henry Aaron, Teft, poses Tuesday with his manager, Eddie Malhews, Mathews nomed Monday lo replace Lurnon Harris as manager of the Braves. Aaron, 661 homers, Is second to Babe Ruth In career round 1ri pperj. (AP Wirepholo) Kasting third in heat Macheu asleep? SAM FRANCISCO fAP) Eddie Maclien, former licavy- weighl coii'.cndcr but never gol a shot at the title, may have been asleep walking when he tumbled lo his death, homocide inspcloi's say. Inspector Ilobart Nelson said Tuesday (hat Machen had trouble sleeping and frequently walked in his sleep after taking sleeping pills. Coughlaii depressed Wet grounds postpone Lakers' game EDMONTON (Special) Dave Sowinski did everything hut pilch in leading Edmonton Tigers lo a humiliating 19-1 win over Krlmonton Blue Wil- lows Tuesday night in the Al- berta Major Baseball League. Sowsinski scored five runs, drove in two, Irad five hits ar.d stole four bases. Team mate Ron Watamaniuk added four lilts including a triple and drove in another three runs. Winning pitcher Bill Chahley chipped in with ihrce singles and drove in one. He struck out five, allowed five hits and walked four for the victory. Ernie Hen took tho loss. The lone Willow run was scored by Bruce Gullelt who also got two of his (cam's five liits. Lethhridge Lakers were to meet Calgary Jimmies Tues- day evening in Calgary hut wet grounds forced tho game to be postponed until this evening. Willows MW 100 5 7 Tigers 230 :JO 0 Hco. Gullelt Schediermeyer re) and Thompson; Chahley and WINNIPEG (CP> Angela Coughlan was a depressed and 19-year-old Tuesday after she finished eighth and last in the final of tho 100-metre freestyle. Her head bowed, she spoke softly as she wondered what ef- fect a poor showing would have on her chances of making her second Canadian Olympic swimming team. Mary Beth Rondeau of Van- couver won the event in while Miss Coughlan finished in Earlier this year the Burlington, Ont., swimmer reached the qualifying standard anal her time of is the third best by a Canadian this year. There were three Canadian records set Tuesday at the Na- tional Championship and Olym- pic Trials. Marion Stuart low- ered the 100-metre breaststroke mark to in Ihe heats; Brian Phillips of Winnipeg won the 100-metre freestyle in 53.51 seconds, and the Canadian Dol- phins Swim Club won the men's 300-metre freestyle relay u: Vancouver was first In the 400- metre individual medley in :11.53; David Brumwell of Cal- gary won the men's 400-metre ndividual medley In Course, will play long Philips broke away from former record holder Bob Kast- ing of Lcthbridge and Bruce of Vancouver to in seconds. Kasting's pre- vious mark was 53.8 seconds set last year. Kasting was third Tuesdaj with a time of His young er brother Norm, a member o: the Lcthbridgc Amateur Swim Club, was sixth in a time o 56.08. Miss Sluart, of Pointe Claire Que., also won the lOO-metri brcaslstroke final in Bill Jfahony of Vancouver won the men's 100-metre breastst roke in Leslie Cliff o Johnson leads way at drags Guy Johnson was King of tho Hill Monday as the LeBarons Auto Club staged drag races at Fort Macleod. Entries from various parts of Alberta took part in the one-day show and when the dust had cleared and the smell of rub- ber burning had gone it was Johnson, of Calgary, the big winner in his 454 cu. inch Cam- ro. Johnson the A class for cars with 400 cubic inches am up in a time of 12.7 seconds to better the times of seven other ars. In the dragster class, which saw four entries, Pacemaker Automotive was the winner with a time of 11.1 seconds Their entry was a 1965 Cor velte. Greg Pyna of Taber loppec the standings in B class as he pushed his Camaro to a lime fo 13.5 seconds. A total of 2 cars took part in the B action for cars with 340-400 cu bic inch engines. In C class, 265-339 cub! inches, the silverware went to Russell Scolt of Calgary in ar Acadian. Scott's efforts beslec H other entries, as lie finished in 14.2 seconds. and (he Canadian Dolphins iris won the 800-metra reeslyle relay in Miss Coughlan was a bronze medalist in the 1968 Olympics nd a gold medal winner in the 00-metre freestyle at the 1970 British Commonwealth games. But on the eve of the cham- lionships from which the Olym- iic team will be selected, sho ell victim to intestinal gastritis and missed Monday's program Completely. I still feel weak, but I hope be stronger by she added dejectedly, The holder of every Canadian 'reestyla record but one, Miss Coughlan. said she will ask to K allowed to swim time trials the end of the competition. "After all I've done to try and help Canada, I hope they'll lave some sympathy real- ize that I was sick and not able lo swim the finals here. Look at my records and what I am capable of doing." At an age many top swimmers consider retirement, Miss Coughlan admitted she has "seriously thought about packing it up." "It depends on what happens now." TAYLOR SPENTJS SARATOGA SPRINGS, K.Y. (CP-AP) E. P. Taylor, Cana- dian industrialist and sports- man, paid Tuesday for a bay filly at the 52nd annual yearling sales here. Taylor of Toronto outbid Paul Tout to acquire Vaguely Noble, European Horse of the Year as a three-year-old and whose first foals are two-year-olds of 1972. Tlie filly is out of Amerigo's Fancy by Amerigo. Gals open in Winnipeg WINNIPEG (CP) With two rlays of practice rounds heliintl tlicim, several of Hie golfers wlio liegin Uie Canadian 'aciics Rolf ami interprovhicinl veam championships today ore pre- dicting tho NMnkwa Country Chili will piny lone. Orifjinnlly slinlmakers, in- chiclinf! n fmir-mnnbcv Icnnl from coch of Hie ID provinces, were .schediilwi lo begin the four-day, 72-hole individual championship won last year Ijy Jocclyn Bourassa of Shawinl- gan. Quo. However, tho field was re- rluced lo Dfi when British Curtis Cup team member Pinnc Krcnrson of Surrey failed to ar- rive. The field could ho further reduced nt the end of the first round with Ihe possible with- drawal of 115-year-old Jane Lord of Winnipeg. Miss finger hit by another Rolfcr's practice swing. She said sho didn'l know how long her pursuit of (hr Ducho.ss of Connaufiht gold cup would last become she could not grip her club properly. The first Iwo rounds of the in- dividual championship also mako up (he M-hole luler- provineial Icam championship, won last year liy British Colum- bia. The low I liver scores from onch le.im uil! tip used lo do- lonnine a winner. Following the first two rounds, ttic. field will he cut lo Ihe low CO and lies and, aflcr S'l holes, the low M and lies. Dale Shaw of Sidney, a mem- ber of llio B.C. lean; and one of five scratch players in (he tour- nament, said a 237 tolnl should bo good enough lo cinch (he in- dividual tillc, Indies' par for the tournament is 300. The B.C. team, with a com- bined handicap of seven, has a good chance to defend Us title successfully. Ontario, with a four-member handicap of eipht, should he ji slninj! t'oii- Icii'lcr. Gaylo sissauga. Borthwicks of Mis- Ont., a one handi- capper, says she'll lake a 72- hole score of 299 or MO and sit in tho clubhouse. Kho said most of Ihe girLs were used to playing tracks of 5.000 lo yards and added: "Il's not often we play courses raicd at par 75. They're asually 7.! and I'd have lo say par golf over (he four rounds should win it." Marlenc Strcit, a heavy fa- vorite lo win her 10th Canadian crown here, shot a four-under- par score for n holes in the fi- nal practice round Tuesday. 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