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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, August 9, 1974 KAMPAI FIRST FARMERS RANCHERS TOUR OF THE ORIENT 3 WEEKS OUT OF VANCOUVER JAN. 12 Herald Sports Quick start Craig Saloff of the Crowsnest Pass, hits the water in a hurry Thursday in swimming competition at the 1974 Southern Alberta Summer Games Complete list of results of the action at Fort Macleod appears on page 14 today He can run., just ask the Bombers So what if Harris can't count? Bv LARRY TLCKER (CP) Biitish Columbia Lions tullbdck Lou Harris is ob- vious not the worlds Mutest mathematician But it i, doubtful that Lions ht iii coach Eagle could tan less as Harris lead the I ions to a 26 6 victon over Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Football Conference u non Thursday night Late in the game Harris turned to team-mate Curtis i iter and said I hope I get 100 Seconds later Harris and the (rowd of 24 569 heard through the public address speakers that Harris had just passed the 200 rushing mark The sophomore ball carrier totalled 202 and scored a pair ot touchdowns in the third of the vear for Lions now tirst in the WFC Their 3- 0 start is the club s best since 1963 when they won their first tour games Bombers on the other hand have lost twice Both setbacks have come at the hands of B the tirst a 29 22 defeat last week in Winnipeg SET CLUB RECORD It s the most yards I ve rushed since mv high school davs in Sacramento Harris said He alluded to some shoddv defensive play by the Bombers when he added I don t know if it was my break- ing tackles or their sloppy tackling Whatever the reasons Harris looked impressive as he dodged and darted his way to a club rushing record But Harris t the game s onh star Ex Bomber defensive back Grady Cavness picked off two of Winnipeg quarterback Don Jonas passes and also recovered a tumble Harris opened the scoring in the first quarter on a one-yard plunge and Ivan MacMillan converted Lions made it 8 0 in the second quarter on a MacMillan single from the Winnipeg 36 then made it 15-0 on a 12 yard touchdown pass from Don Moorhead to Slade Willis and convert by MacMillan Bombers came back three plavs after the Willis major with a 56 yard scoring play on a pass from Don Jonas to running back Tom Scott RAN 62 YARDS But 57 seconds into the third quarter Harris broke away for a 62 vard major which MacMillan converted and Lions had a 22 6 lead MacMillan added a field goal and Willis a 60 yard single in the fourth quarter to round out the scoring Moorhead threw all 26 B C passes completing 14 for 117 yards Jonas was good on nine of 22 passes for 126 yards and Ralph BrocK who called Winnipeg signals in the final quarter completed one of two passes for 12 yards Lions had 26 first downs to 11 b> the Bombers and rushed for 335 yards compared with Winnipeg s 117 The Lions picked off three ol Jonas attempted passes with Elton Browns intercep- tion of major consequence Bombers were at the B C 14 line facing third down when Brown prevented what appeared a touchdown with his interception As it turned out that was the last time the Bombers were to get close Golf league LAKESIDE GOLF Low net A Park A W, F Sovka Building, and T Jarvie Imperial Life, tied at 32 Low gross C Stroh House of Lethbridge 34 Low team net Imperial Life T Jarvie, A Oshiro, J Anderson J Gillett Tigers open with victory STANDINGS Fraches Flemings Ace Jubilee Pahulje Singers CHEC Parsons CJOC Herald Union 76 Dongatti Sugar Beeters imperial Life House of Lethbridge Walkers A W Owens 118 116 115 114 110 109 107 104 101 94 92 91 90 85 82 77 69 63 National Hockey League may implement free shot TORONTO (CP) The Na- tional Hockey League, hoping to speed up play in the 1974-75 season may be giving out free shots to individual players if the NHL rules committee approves the move Stotty Morrison, chairman of the rules committee and NHL referee-in-chief, said Thursday that the free shot was proposed following a meeting of a sub-committee formed to present ideas for speeding up play The free shot would be taken after the referee catches the defending team trying to deliberately slow down the game or force a faceoff There would be no substitution at the time of stoppage If approved, a designated player from the opposing could be any forward or defenceman as long as he was on the ice at the time of be allowed to take a free shot at the goaltender from an end faceoff spot Morrison said the puck would be placed on the spot where faceoffs take place and the designated player must stand as he normally would for a regular faceoff The stick must be in con- tact with the ice and must touch the inner circle and the player must shoot at the net when the referee gives the go- ahead The rest of his team-mates and opposition would have to be outside the faceoff circle Once a whistle was blown, however, they could go after the puck or man Morrison said the de- fending team "jumps the there would be an im- mediate whistle and the shot would be taken again If it happened a second time, the defending team would receive a minor penalty If the attacking team makes a false move, the free shot will be forfeited The rule will be recom- mended to the rules com- mittee for endorsement at a meeting Aug 23 in Toronto It is designed to prevent a defending being moving the puck along the boards, or holding it for a whistle It is also aimed at goalten- ders who pin the puck on their net to force a whistle The rules committee also will be asked to consider a plan that permits substitution only while play is in progress or when a team has been penalized It was suggested that this be tried during specific exhibi- tion games By THE CANADIAN PRESS Teams from North Battleford and Quebec took the lead Thursday in the Cana- dian seniors baseball cham- pionship with each ending the second day of competition with 2-ff records Eleven teams are com- peting in the championship which has games being played at Unity Lloydminster and North Battleford Sask The championship will be decided Sunday In games Thursday, Quebec defeated New Brunswick's team from Fredencton 9-3 in a game at Lloydminster while at Unitv the North Battleford Beavers downed Prince Edward Island by an identical 9 3 score That score was popular dur- ing the day as it was the final tally after an evening game at North Battleford between Saskatchewan's Saskatoon Royals and the Fort Erie Merchants, representing On- tario with Saskatoon winning In earlier games Thursday, Quebec defeated PEI 4-1 and Alberta s Edmonton Tigers swamped Saskatchewan 10-5 The Saskatchewan On- tario game produced the highest number of hits so far in the series by any one team Saskatoon had 17 Randy Munch was a standout for Saskatchewan hitting a dou- ble and two singles while Bob Gear hit two singles for On- tario The score was tied 2-2 until the sixth when Saskatoon broke it open with two runs and then added another four in the seventh The teams traded runs in the ninth Wayne Plummer went all the way for Saskatchewan, striking out nine for the victory Joe Leeder took the loss after be- ing relieved by Gary Hart m< the seventh Bob Teal pitched for Ontario in the eighth STRUCK OUT 10 North Battleford pitcher Wayne Pusch struck out 10 P E I batters going all the way for the victory Brent Coffin took the loss giving up seven runs before being relieved by Jim McAdam in the top of the fourth Ken Nelson and Ned Andreoni each hit a double and two singles for the Beavers The Beavers are the extra team in the tournament, getting in by virtue of being the hosts for the cham- pionship At Lloydminster, Adrien, Daviault pitched Quebec to its win while New Brunswick's Don Davis took the loss Charles Hughes went three for three, driving in five runs for Quebec Going into today's games, the standings in the a pool have North Battleford and Quebec tied at 2 0 with British Columbia third at 1-0 Manitoba follows with 0-1 and N B and P E I tied at 0-2 In the 8 pool Alberta and Newfoundland are tied at 1-0 followed by Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia with 1-1 records and Ontario trailing with 0-2 Disappointing for boys ATLANTA (AP) Twenty Puerto Rican Little League baseball players flew more than miles to par- ticipate in the Little League National World Series But they never got to bat Jody Pwell, news secretary for Gov Jim- my Carter, said Little League National head- quarters in Akron Ohio, did not receive the entrance fee from the Pee Wee Reese Little League team, Puerto Rico s division champs Another team was selected to play in its place But the Puerto Rican team did not receive word that it was not eligible The team of 11-and 12- year old boys paid more than to come to the series What can I do' Nothing, said Alfredo Santiago, manager of the team He said he offered to pay the entrance fee Wednesday but was turned down because the team could not be fitted into the eight- team tournament LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Livcl 7th SlrMl Shopping Mail LothbrMgt, Phono (403) 328-7411 Hours 9 a.m. to p.m. Monday, TuoMtey, Wodnocday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Cloud Saturdays. Rain can't extinguish Summer Games torch By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer Flexibility was the order of the day Thursday as Southern Alberta Summer Games of- ficials had to be on their toes to keep up with the timetable for their four-day event in Fort Macleod A heavy morning rainfall and chilly temperatures throughout the day necessitated a few changes in schedules and facilities but after the second day of com- petition, none of the sporting events is behind schedule Track events had to be shifted from a very muddy 400-metre track to a makeshift 322 metre oval on the infield and some of the tennis matches were played indoors at the Curling Rink Officials also changed the format of the junior men s slow pitch tournament from the scheduled double to a single knockout and speed ed up the delayed tennis ac- tion by modifying the com- petition to single-elimination rather than two-of three matches The changes allowed the Games to enter Friday s ac- tion without any backlog of events to catch up with and except for a few scattered complaints there was nothing but praise for the way that the affair was handled Of course no one was overly enthused about thf rain It was a chillv bunch of swimmers that lined up for their events at Colonel Macleod Pool yesterday and goiters mixed their com pliments for the grass green course liberally with gripes about damp clothing and verv short rolls But conditions were the same for everyone and the athletes seemed well aware of the fact that the officials were doing the best job possible in the situation So competition in track and field and competitive swimm- ing was completed on Thur- sday, and events today in slow pitch tennis golf, cycling archery and equestrian started on schedule this mor- ning Fenton Webster and Grant Wheeler, both of the M D of Cardston, each registered front nines of 41 as the golf tournament for men 45-54 years old struggled through the morning rain But once the water stopped coming down Webster caught lire carding a pair of birdies and four pars on the back nine for a one over par 36 and a gold medal-winning round score of 77 He just rolled past the hole on a five foot birdie attempt on the eighteenth hole which would have given him a par 35 coming home Wheeler carded a 43 on the final nine which gave him a total of 84 and the silver medal Vicky Davies of the City of Lethbridge contingent took the women s 45-54 tour- nament, registering nines of 51 and 46 for a 97 stroke total That gave her a four stroke margin over second-place Marg Whitehead of Willow Creek who finished at 101 In junior men s slow pitch play, Cardston beat Raymond 4 1 in the championship final to take the gold medal Cardston had advanced to the final by defeating Bow Island 9 3 while Raymond had bested Crow s Nest 15-6 Raymond went home with the silver medal while Bow Island was awarded the In track and field County of Warner and County of 40-Mile left the rest of the field behind and battled it out themselves for the team championship in the final day of that sport s competition Warner took the title with 466 points while 40-Mile came in 16 points back at 450 M D NEW ENTRY CHICAGO (AP) Salt Lake City has been tentatively accepted as the eighth member of the revised Central Hockey League, it was reported Wednesday A National Hockey League spokesman said the CHL will meet in Dallas next Monday to decide finally on Salt Lake City's membership which is contingent upon suitable af- filiation with an NHL parent club ot Cardston finished a distant third with 307 points The Municipal District of Willow Creek won the swimm- ing title racking up 374 points in the two-day event Their closest rival was the M D of Pmcher Creek with 281 points At day's end, the Summer Games Communications Of- lice released team standings in track and field and com- petitive swimming along with the official individual results from Wednesday's com- petition SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FRIDAY Slow pitch tennis and golf continue Cycling Fort Macleod Airport Archery F P Walshe School Equestrian Midnight Stadium SATURDAY Slow pitch tennis golf archery and equestrian continue Horseshoes Fish and Game Park Synchronized swimming Colonel Macleod Pool Small bore Willy Sup farm I ELRICH TIRE SPORT NATIONAL LEAGUE East LEAGUE East W St New Los San San TODAY'S GAMES San Francisco Barr (9 5) at Chicago Stone (3 3) Atlanta Morton (11 7) at Philadelphia Twitchell (6 3) Cincinnati Norman (10 10) at New York Apodaca (3 5) San Diego Jones (7 15) at Pittsburgh RoOKei (7 9) Los Angeles Zahn (2 1) at St Louis Foster (5 7) Montreal Blair (6-4) at Houston Wilson (8 8) THURSDAY'S RESULTS St Louis 000 002 000 000 11 0 Mtl 100 000 001 000 81 Siebert Garman (7) Hrabosky (10) Curtis (6-11) (11) and Simmons Walker Taylor (8) Carnthers (2 1) (13) and Foote Chicago 001 000 000 1 6 0 Philadelphia 010 000 10x 7 0 Bonham (10 14) and Swisher Stelmaszek (8) Scheler (7 11) Garbe- (8) and Boone New York 010 200 000 3 61 Pittsburgh 000 300 001 12 2 Matlack (10-9) and Grote Reuss (11 9) and Sanguillen Atlanta 000 001 000 1 8 0 Houston 000 000 000 0 3 0 Reed (7 6) and Correll Roberts (6 10) Forsch (9) and M May WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T F A Pta B C 3 0 0 78 48 6 Edmonton 2 0 0 51 13 4 Sask 1 1 0 31 49 2 Winnipeg 0 2 0 28 55 0 Calgary 0 3 0 44 67 0 EASTERN CONFERENCE Montreal Hamilton Ottawa Toronto W L 3 0 1 2 1 2 1 2 T F A 0 82 54 6 0 66 72 2 0 50 64 2 0 66 74 2 TODAV'S GAMES Chicago Bahnsen (9 13) at Clevt and G Perry (15-6) Milwaukee Kobel (5 8) at Kansas City Busby (169) Baltimore Cuellar (13 8) at Minnesota Blyleven (10 13) Detroit LaGrow (7 12) at Texas Brown (98) Boston Lee (12-10) at Oakland Ab bott (4 2) New York Medich (13 9) at California Lange (3 7) or Tanana (6- 14) THURSDAY'S RESULTS Boston 000 000 102 80 Milwaukee 004 000 10x 10 0 T ant (17 8) Drago (7) and Montgomery Champion (6 2) Murphy (9) ana Porter Hr Mil Porter (8) California 000 000 231 15 1 Chicago 010 011 8 1 Figueroa Quintana (7) (2-1) Pina (8) Hessler (9) and Egan Rodriguez (7) Johnson Forster (7) Gossage (8) (2-4) Acosta (8) Pitlock (8) Kucek (9) and Downing Oakland 111 124 000 10 14 0 Texas 002 000 91 Hunter (16 9) and Tenace Haney (8) Clyde (3-8) Hargan (5) Thomas (5) Broberg (6) and Sundberg Hrs Oak Alou (1) Rudi (13) Cleveland 000 200 10 2 Detroit 000 000 013 4 13 1 Arhn Buskey (7) (0 4) and Duncan Coleman Ray (8) (1-3) and Moses Lamont (9) Hr Cle Spikes (15) Mm 010 000 001 000 9 2 KC 000 100 010 000 12 0 Decker Campbell (8) (6 6) and Borgmann Fitzmorns Mmgcri (9) Bird (9) Pattm (14) (2 7) Hoerner (14) and Healy Hr Mm Darwin (19) BC 26, WINNIPEG 6 First Yards Yards Net Passes made ski WFC TD C MacMillan B Young B Robinson Cutler Scott Harris B WORLD FOOTBALL LEAGUE Eastern Division W L T F A Pet Florida 4 1 0 93 52 800 Phila 3 2 0 119 58 600 New York 3 2 0 88 83 600 Jacksonvle 2 3 0 92 92 400 Central Division Birmingham 5 0 0 150 109 1 000 Chicago 4 1 0 145 119 800 Memphis 3 2 0 123 142 600 Detroit 0 5 0 85 137 000 Western Division Houston 2 2 1 36 53 500 So Calif 2 3 0 90 97 400 Hawanans 1 4 0 117 136 200 Portland 0 4 1 60 118 000 LEAGUE LEADERS AB Garr All Garvey LA- Montanez Pha Smith SL Zisk Pgh Gross Hou Buckner LA Brock SL Geronimo Cm McBride SL Home Runs Wynn Los Angeles 26 Schmidt Philadelphia 25 Runs Batted In Schmidt 87 Bench Cincinnati Cedeno Houston 82 R H Pet 465 65 170 366 443 66 142 321 339 37 108 319 339 49 108 319 360 51 114 317 386 61 122 316 384 51 121 315 434 73 136 313 303 50 94 310 385 57 118 306 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. 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