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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD August 1973 Commodore out Lakers set for Oilers By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sporls Editor It was a day of mixed news tor the Lethbridge Lakers Wed- nesday. There was a little bad news and some good news. Lakers meet Leduc Oilers this weekend ju the Alberta senior baseball championships at Henderson Stadium ui a Keenan shine EDMONTON Lethbridge Norcrest All-Stars started on the right foot as they officially opened the 1973 Prairie Divisional Little League championship play- offs with a 4-1 victory over Edmonton Ottewell Wednes- day night. who advanced to the Prairie finals by ousting Uethbridge Lakeside All-Stars 2-1 in a best-of-three playoff were paced by the superb pitching of Jamie Coghlin and the powerful swing of Shawn Keenan. Coghlin led Norcrest on the mound firing a one-hitter white Keenan tagged losing pitcher Gary MacDonald for a first inning home run. Coghlin earned the win smoking the third strike past 11 hitters while MacDonald was handed the loss after giving up four hits while striking out six. Lethbridge scored two runs in the opening inning after Grant who received a was given a free ride around the bases with Keen- an's home run blast. The third run for Norcrest came in the top of the fourth inning when Mark Szucs reached base on an error and was singled home by Wiens. Their fourth and final run was tallied in the fifth frame after Jamie Coghlin advanced to second on a sacrifice by Barry Coghlin and blasted home with Szucs' double. Lethbridge will now face Calgary at p.m. tonight for their second match of the tourney. Calgary scored an impres- sive 8-0 shutout over Brandon in their only encounter thus far. .......200 4 l Edmonton 100 1 1 J. Coghlin and B. Mc- Donald and Hulcio. HRs Leth- Keenan. Edm. -Cunningham. Brandon 4 3 Calgary .200 11 l Lavvson Bird and Blasetti and Clark. HR Cal- Salahor. Warlords whip Taber Lethbridge Kinsmen War- lords scored an impressive 11-2 decision over Taber and grab- bed a one-game lead in the southern Alberta bantam la- crosse semi final playoffs Tuesday night. The second and possibly the final game of the best-of-three eeries will be staged at the Adams Ice Centre tonight. The opening face-off is set for eight o'clock. In Tuesday's Rick Nagy supplied all the scoring the Warlords needed with a brilliant six-goal performance. Dale Kaminski chipped in with a hat-trick while Carey Goshimon added a pair. Taber received single goals from Mike Dorchak and Rod- ney Jensen. Meanwhile if a third game is required to complete the semi- final series it'll be held in Taber Monday night. If the Warlords will face Calgary in a two-game total- goal series for the southern Al- berta championship title. best-of-three final. The first game goes at eight o'clock Saturday night while games Sunday are slated for two and five if necessary. Lakers earned the berth in the Alberta final by winning an all-Canadian playoff among teams from the Alberta Major Baseball League. on the other won the Alberta Baseball Association title. The winner of the Lakers-Oilei-s series will represent the prov- ince in the Canadian senior championships in N.B. August 23-26. The news Wednesday con- cerned two key players to the Paul Sullivan and Wayne Commodore. who led the AMBL in home runs and runs batted informed manager Ron Taylor last evening he would not be playing this weekend. who patrols the right side of the Laker out- has decided against play- ing this weekend. simply wanted the club to pay for my wife to be able to accompany the team to New said Commodore Wednesday. sure the rest of the married fellows on the team would like it as well to have their wives He went on to say that he and his wife hadn't had a holi- day all this summer and this would be a good chance to have one. All expenses for. the team are paid for by the Alberta Base- ball Association pointed out Commodore. Commodore and his wife are moving to Edmonton on the 18th of this month and he said he might just as well get some work done on the moving as play ball if the club did not see fit to at least discuss his requests. Said we will miss him. If It wasn't for him throwing a guy out at home plate in the semi-final game against the Calgary Giants we wouldn't be by the same we haven't beaten Leduc so it's pretty tough to be talking about a trip to New Brunswick isn't George member of the board of directors for the said he was not aware of Commodore's re- quests. hasn't been brought to the attention of the board as far as I he said. On the other side of the 6-2 for the Lakers over the will be eligible to play against Leduc. It was for that he would not be eligible because he has not been out of professional baseball for a year. He played triple A last year in the Montreal Expos' chain. got the go ahead for this smiled Taylor. might say we got good and bad news Sullivan will get the nod against Leduc in the opener while Al Ferchuk will go in game two. Taylor made it the entire staff will be ready to go. What about right have two capable people in Bruce Gullett and Brian Bette or even our own Rod Taylor who has been hitting the ball well of stated Taylor. Albertans triumph Home still seeking golf title A happy pair Betty of Edmonton and Barbara of Calgary and formerly of are all smiles after Mrs. Cole sunk a 14-foot birdie putt to give Alberta the provincial team championship title. ___________ Bout with Bodell questionable Chuvalo still WAYNE COMMODORE SMART EXECUTIVES Lease Their Business and Personal Cars BECAUSE Leasing can leu expensive than buying Leasing is time saving and convenient e Leasing simplifies your tax No cash investment required For the complete on contact BORIS Uatlnf and Insurance BENY AUTOMOTIVE ENTERPRISES LTD. 2nd AVE. and tlh STRUT C. Phone ISM 101 INDIANAPOLIS The scheduled boxing match here Aug. 24 between veteran heavy- weight George Chuvalo and young Mike Boswell has appar- ently run into a major road- block. ranked sixth in his division by the World Boxing Association was set to meet from Young- in a the first major boxing show here since 1959. But the Toronto heavyweight is apparently un- der an indefinite suspension. David chairman of the Cleveland Boxing and Wrestling said Wednesday Chuvalo in June. He was supposed to fight Earnie Shavers here in Cleve- land and he never showed backed out of the Ott said the WBA was notified of the suspension and carried news of it in its newsletter. Asked if this means Chuvalo cannot fight in Ott the suspension re- mains in force and if the In- diana Athletic Commission recognizes then I sup- pose they won't allow him to Ott said suspensions are rec- ognized by all states and Kelsey administrative officer of the will in- vestigate further concerning the policy to uphold the suspension of fellow members of the WBA if Howard promoter of the Indianapolis the WBA doesn't take action I don't see how the suspension is valid here. It is my under- standing Chuvalo had a medical statement saying he could not In Toronto. Chuvalo's man- Irv said the report of his boxer's suspension all rather ridiculous. Someone in Cleveland is trying to make a little bit of have never received notification from the WBA in- dicating that George is sus- Ungerman said in an interview. He said the scheduled bout between Chuvalo and Shavers was cancelled two weeks in ad- vance because Chuvalo had a bad back at the time and was unable to fulfil his commitment. Medical certificates were for- warded to the proper author- ities at the Ungerman said. Shavers is unable to meet George because of his bro- ken CHARLOTTETOWN Marlene Streit has no illusions about her game. Her chance of gaining the Ca- nadian women's amateur golf championship for the llth lime on how good the rest of them are she said Wednesday after holding her lead through the second round t of the championships by just one stroke. Her 158 made up of identical 79s through 36 gave her the edge on Cathy McMillan of whose 77 was the best round of the and Carol Le Feuvre of Channel with 78. playing Marlene my putting's hurting me. think I hit about 14 greens but every time I missed a green that was a bogey. And then I three-putted a couple. I made one good putt on 12 which sort of brought me out of the PAH IN NO DANGER Her 158 was eight over par on the tough Belvedere Golf and Winter Club which plays to par 75. The course was lashed with rain earlier in the week and only now appears to be drying out. Gayle Borthwick of Mis- who fired an 80 for a 163 said Belvedere is demanding and with the added problem of wet ground might easily play to yards that's just too long for women to play Mrs. McMillan saying the only tougher course she's tackled this year was in the Al berta playoffs. Cathy however that an official ruling that pre ferred lies were the order of the day a real big difference on the fairway STILL NO PICNIC played a bit but i is still long. I think you got a little better roll today But it was tough. Some of tin tees are pretty narrow and you've got to be down the middle of the Carole Semple of Sewickley runner-up to Mrs. Streit in last year's championship a fired a 78 and was a 161. She said the drying-ou process wasn't hurting he game. greens are speeding u which helps me because was having trouble hitting putts up to the Also at 161 were Marilyn and Susa Wickware of Ont Betty Cole of whos crucial putt on the second sue den death hole gave Alberta th inter-provincial team title ove was alone at 162. Included at 163 along wit Mrs. Borti-fick were Carol Jane Dal Cath and Cath erine Panton of Stirlingshire Scotland. At 164 was Barbara Home o Calgary while Carolyn Larse of Vancouver and Mauree Walker of Scotland were in at 166. In the internationl team the Canadian foursome of Home and Kirkpatrick downed team of touring girls from Great 481-485. The low 60 and ties advanced o today's third round. The field will be further reduced to the ow 36 and ties for the final 18 loles Friday. Still in the hunt for the cham- pionship at 166 were Carolyn who along with fellow Vancouverites Miss Helen Marlatt and Dorothy Leighton took low net honors in the team and Scot Mau- reen Walker. Race results EDMONTON Northlands 'ark race results FIRST SI 7 tur- ongs. Caesar Boy 10.80 Beau Tango 8.70 Bucking Hope 8.60. 3-5. Shady Steel Al- berta Fays Hurrah also ran. SECOND 4-year-olds and miles. The Wisp 51.30 29.50 11 Canalta Rocky 6.30 Kaps Call 4.50. 3-5. Summer Homecoming Frosted Dikes Mister Bountiful also ran. DAILY S44J.60 THIRD SI J fur- ongs. Tidy Force 4.00 3.10 Miss Starspeed 17.60 Irish Society 3.40. 1-5. Glen's Shelly Look Out Drink It Doolln Lu also ran. FOURTH 7 forlongs. To Say Girl 13.40 5.70 Forestry 5.10 Darch 5.90. Time- 2-5. Progressive Prince Gold Mint Musket- ang also ran. FIFTH 4-year-olds end up. IVs miles. Sunwapta 4.70 4.10 Miss Ballaspree 14.10 Klon- dike Princess 3.60. Bonty Parkland Prince also ran. 1105.30. SIXTH 4-year-olds and T's miles. Chariot Trip 6.60 3.80 Beau Arctic 6.20 3 Go Go Mack 3.60. Beatlie's Vic's Banker also ran SEVENTH 7 furlongs. Sea Reason 12.70 6.10 350i Foul Line 7.40 Hay- dn's Champ 2.70. 4-5. Morning Hillside King Ole Richy also ran. EIGHTH 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs. Green Port 15.30 5.60 MIss Stuart 3.40 Cyro- genie 1-5. Swoon Cheat The Bull also ran. S22.IO ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. GBL St. Louis.........61 53 .535 Pittsburgh......55 56 .495 4V4 Chicago .......56 58 .491 5 Montreal .......55 57 .491 5 Philadelphia .....52 61 .460 8'A New York......51 40 .459 8V4 west Los Angeles 71 43 .623 Cincinnati 69 47 .595 3 San Francisco 62 50 .554 8 Houston 59 58 .504 13Vi Atlanta ........53 44 .453 19'A San Diego 38 75 .336 32Vj TODAY'S GAMES Montreal Torrei at San Fran- cisco Bryant Atlanta P. Niekro at St. Louis Foster Philadelphia Lonborg at San Diego Jones New York Koosman Los Angeles Osteen WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Montreal 000 010 1 0 San Francisco 000 200 240 Rogers and Bry- ant Sosa and Rader. Mtl Boccabella SF McCovey Philadelphia 000 DM 022 San Diego 000 300 36-0 Canton and Grelf and Kendall. Houston 000 030 360 Pittsburgh 001 103 4 7 1 Roberts Ray Dlerker and Rooker Johnson and Sanguilien. Chicago 000 100 Cincinnati 000 400 4 1 0 Jenkins Laroche Locker and Norman Bor- bon Hall and Bench. Chi -Santo CANADIAN FOOTBALL WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T F A P Saskatchewan ..2 l o 74 47 4 Edmonton .....2 0 Calgary l 0 British Columbia 0 2 Winnipeg 0 2 WFC LEADERS 0 43 25 4 0 23 IS 2 0 24 59 0 0 25 43 Argos hurt in victory Reed reaches new pinnacle REGINA George Reed reached another pinnacle in his long football career Wednesday night but to him the all-pro record of 107 touchdowns rushing was no more gratifying than the road that led him there. 33 and showing few signs of slowing scored on a two-yard plunge in the third quarter of Saskatchewan Roiighriders' 38-19 Western Foot- ball Conference victory over B.C. Lions. It was the 107th time'in his 11-year career .that Reed has lugged the ball to paydirt and it surpassed 'the previous record of 106 which he held jointly with Jimmy another great fullback who toiled with Cleve- land Browns of the National League. who received con- gratulations his team- mates and wild applause of the hometown said the record meant a lot to him but there is another that will please him a little That record is Brown's career yardage mark of Reed moved 60 yards closer to that total Wednesday on 10 carries and now is just 81 short of the record Brown set over a nine- year career. The loss left the Lions tied for last place in the West with Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Both are winless in two starts. who have handed the Lions both their are tied for first with Edmonton Es- kimos but the Riders have played one more game. They suffered their first loss to Cal- gary Stampeders last week. Ron Lancaster picked up where he left off in the Riders' season-opener against the Lions by going to the air and riddling thie B.C. defence. He threw three touchdown strikes to Bob Tom Campana and Rick Eber as he completed 22 of 31 passes for 259 yards. He was spelled off in the fourth period by Pearce who was Zero-for-two in the pass department. The other Rider touchdown was a first for rookie Terry ych who filled in for Reed in the latter stages of the game. Jack Abendschan converted all five and put his inconsistent toe to a 48-yard field goal to round out the Rider scoring. The place-kicking was non-ex- istent for B.C. after Ted Gerela aggravated B hamstring injury while missing a convert on the Lions' first touchdown. Bob Friend and Eric Guthrie tried to fill in but neither could find the distance. Guthrie was credited with a single on a wide field-goal attempt from 27 yards which was conceded. Meanwhile in the shrugging off in- juries that took four starters out of the defeated Ot- tawa Rough Riders 19-6 Wednesday night in an Eastern Football Conference game. Coach John Rauch had to come up with replacements for quarterback Joe de- fensive lineman Jim Corrigall and linebackers Steve Smear and Tom Surlas. paid a helluva price for this said shaking his heed as he scanned the in- jury list after the game. The Argo second in as many both against the set the stage for next Wednesday's confrontation with Montreal who also have won both their starts against Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Eric Allen and Mike Eben caught touchdown passes and Zenon Andrusyshyn kicked a field two singles and two to account for the Argo points. Gerry Organ kicked two field goals for Ot- tawa. None of the Toronto injuries appeared but it was not known after the game how many of the four would be ready to play in the Alouette game. INJURY HURTS PASSING Corrigall suffered a fractured the two linebackers had leg and Theismann was reported hobbling from a toe injury. Theismann's injury made it difficult for him to plant his foot on passing plays and he was having trouble keeping his passes low and on target. SASKATCHEWAN M BRITICH COLUMBIA It First downs Yards rushinq Yards passing Net otfence Passes made-tried Interceptions Punts-average Penalties-yards B.C. JASK. 22 28 114 108 223 259 787 367 16-31 22-33 1 3 4-39.9 0-0 2-2 11-32 4-30 TORONTO OTTAWA OTT. TOR. 10 15 131 197 325 11-34 12-41 1-1 First downs Yards rushing.......92 Yards passing Net offence Passes Interceptions 121 202 10-21 2 _ 7-n E S S TO C FG S Pts 0 3 5 2 20 ..0 9 3 2 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 12 0 12 E .........2 BC ........2 S 2 0 0 0 12 C 0 2 3 0 11 EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T F A Pts. Toronto 2 0 0 44 15 4 Montreal 2 0 0 39 23 4 Hamilton 0 2 0 23 39 0 Ottawa 0 2 0 15 44 0 EFC LEADERS TD C FG S PtI T 0 I 3 5 18 H .........0 M ..........0 M.......2 T ........2 0 ........0 0.......1 H ......1 Dalla M 1 M .......1 Anderion. T..... 1 T ......1 S 1 17 3 1 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12 1207 0006 0006 0 Q 0 6 0006 0006 0 0 0 Atlanta 11 1 St. Louis 000 010 15t Schueler Niekro and Casa- Folkers Sprague Nagy Pena and Simmons. All Lum Baker New York 000 ltd Los Angeles OM 000 010 MatlacK and Messer- smith Rlchert and Fergu- AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pet. GBL Detroit......... 62 51 .549 Baltimore...... 60 50 JiS 'A New York......63 S4 .545 1 Boston 60 52 .536 IVi Milwaukee 53 58 8 Cleveland 44 71 J63 West Kansas City 65 50 Oakland 64 50 .541 V4 Minneiota......54 55 .507 7 Chicago ......56 58 .491 8'A California ......52 58 .473 lovi Texas A 70 .375 21'A TODAY'S GAMES California Wright at Milwau- kee Slalon Chicago Wood or Forster at Detroit Coleman Boston Lee at Kansas City Busby Baltimore Cuellar at Minnesota Blyleven WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Texas 100 010 I I New York 11 Merrlt and Benne and Munson. Tex sudakis Oakland 5 I Detroit 020 000 3 IB I Holtzman Fingers and Fryman Hiller and Freehan. California OM Ml 1 Milwaukee MS ml s 11 1 Singer Hand and Steph- en Colborn and El. Rodri- guez. Boston 300 400 10 Kansas City 500 001 10 -Z Tiant and Split- torff Dal Canton MJngori. and Taylor. Baltimore 10 1 Minnesota 000 010 161 Palmer and Wood- son Hands and Mltterwald. Bal-Hendricks Cogjins Cleveland 900 021 22 1 Chicago OH 000 010-1 4 Tidrow and Bahnsen Fisher Frailing and Brinkman Gamble Williams MEDAL STANDINGS S B Total Ontario 14 21 17 52 British Columbia 25 13 10 48 Quebec .............13 12 12 37 Alberta Manitoba Nova Scotia Saskatchewan New Brunswick P E.I. Newfoundland Yukon..... N.W.T. 1 7 11 26 8 7 16 0213 0011 0000 0 0 t I 0 0 I I DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRE LTD. E ;