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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Games fast drawing to a close Canadians holding their own in equestrian ring W.dneidoy, Auguit 11, Wl THE IETHMIDGE HERALD CALF, Colombia (CP) Pretty Christilol Hanson of Sharon, who has been put- ting horses through llieir paces since she was 10, aimed for her second gold medal of the Pan- American Games today as the spotlight shifted momentarily from the p o o 1 s i d e to the equestrian show ring. The 24-year-old Indonesian- horn rider was drawn first for the ride-off against two Chileans in the individual dressage event will] a gold medal at stake. Her first-place performance Tuesday helped the Canadian equestrians win the learn dres- sage gold by a margin of 230 points. II was Canada's first Pan-Am gold ever in dressage. Miss Hanson won a third-place individual bronze ui dressage in the 19C7 Games at Winnipeg. The Canadian equestrian team's effort so far has pro- duced two team gold and indi- vidual silver and bronze in the four competitions completed, with two left. HALF PROGRAM OVER The Games are drawing to a close wit half the 20-sport pro- gram completed. The 29-event swimming program winds up tonight with four finals on tap and the Canadian girls needing just one gold lo share (he team title wilh the United Stales. The American girls won two swimming gold Tuesday nighl to tie the Canadians at six gold each. Tlie only women's events left on the program are the two DONT GIVE HIM MUCH TO SHOOT AT h's tough enough to beat one goalie buf two and an instructor Tim Karl is attempting to put the puck past Mark Kaba yama, without mask, and his mate David Crighton. On the right is instructor Seth Martin, considered by many to be the finest amateur goalie in the world a few years back. Martin is one of the instructors for the Windy City Hockey School which is currently on at Adams Ice Centre. Earl Ingarfield, formerly of the Califirnia Golden Seals of the National Hockey teague, is Martin's partner during sessions- Killebreiv hits 500tn home run Orioles had to spoil things By THE ASSOCIATED PHESS Baltimore Orioles spoilec Harmon Killebrew's little party but Chicago White Sox couldn' do much to dampen Sam Me Dowell's celebration. Killebrew snapped a long dry spell with his 500th career home run and then added another foi good measure Tuesday night but it wasn't enough for Minne- sota and the Orioles overtook the Twins 4-3 in 10 innings. McDowell, absent in a tract dispute since July 31. re- turned to Cleveland and com- bined with two relievers for six-hitler as Hie Indians beal the White S'ox 41. In other American League ac- tion Tuesday, Detroit Tiger's walloped Milwaukee Brewers 12-3, California Angels stopped New York Yankees 7-6, Kansas City Royals swept a double- header from Washington Sena- tors 9-2 and 3-1, and Oakland Athletics took a pair trom Bos- ton Red Sox 6-5 and 7-5. Killebrew became the 10th man in major league history to reach 500 career homers when he unloaded on Baltimore left- hander Mike Cucllar in the firsl inning. He had No. 499 on July 25. He unloaded on Cuellar again in the sixth inning, tying the BERT MAC'S "YOUR CYCLE CENTRE OF THE SOUTH" BOY'S and GIRLS' HIGH RISE BICYCLES AS IOW AS 49 JUNIOR 10 SPEEDS Klondiker and Peugeai .95 AS LOW AS We Take Trades BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3211 OPEN THURS. AND FRI. TILL 9 P.M. "Serving S, Albcrla lor Over 35 Yoors1' score at 3-3, where it stayed until the 10th when Merv Ret- Lcnmund broke the tie with a Baltimore homer, giving the Birds and, Cuellar, the victory. "Tney don't said Kil- lebrew of his homers, "if you don't win." McDowell, making his firsl start since July 27, remembered to win his game. Tlie tall left- hander hurled six shutout in- nings before leaving the game and Alan Foster and Phi] Henni- gan finished up, nailing down Sudden Sam's llth victory of the season. McDowell allowed four hits, Expos managed just two hits By THE ASSOCIATED PHESS Juan Marichal pitched a bril- liant two-hitler as Sar Fran- cisco Giants edged Montreal Expos 1-0 Tuesday. Ill other National League games, Los Angeles Dodgers downed Philadelphia Phillies 6- AUanta Braves lopped St. Louis Cardinals 2-1; Houston Astros nipped Cincinnati Reds 3-2, New York Mets trimmed Cowboys win with surge 'Jlie. DalKi.1; Cowboys racked up five runs in Uic bottom of Lhc sixth inning and belled Ihe Contractors 7-2 in I he first jame staged in the Senior VIen's Fastball League action Tuesday night. Tied 2-2 going into Ihe bot- .om of the sixth inning the eague leading Cowboys caught up to losing pitcher Ron Zasad- ny tagging him for five runs. George Sanloni earned Ihe nound victory with the aid o[ Darryl Leavitl. Sjinloni also aided his own cause wilh ;i dmihfc while Lar ry Tralcb blaster! 3 home mil and a double. Jim Tralch managed l.wo sin- gles for the Contractors Meanwhile in Lhe .second en- counter of the evening the M and K Generals dropped the Nil-Mode Homers 13-2 after five inning, of play. Dennis Allen was credited with the win M Baird started off (lie proceedings. Allen, Baird and reliever Lloyd Yamagishi only gave up two hits in tlie lou-sided vic- tory. In the hillini; department Wally Kruskavich and Cal O'lirien stroked out three sin- gles apices while Allen and Yamagishi aided wilh two sin- gles each. Ralph Rcnimie and .Terry Cnrmichnel rnppcd out n sin- gle apiece for the Homers. Action San Diego Padres 6-4, and Chi- cago Cubs fdged Pittsburgh Pir- ales 2-1. Marichal, the enigmatic vel- eran Giants' right-bander, had started the season with 203 vic- tories and 98 losses. He also led active pitchers in shutouts with 46 and was tliird on the all-time eamed-run-average list wilh a 2.68 mark, behind only Walter Johnson's 2.37 and Grover Cleveland Alexander's 2.56. This was despite the worst season of his 11-year San Fran- cisco career, when bj won only 12 and lost 10 in 1970 and his ERA soared to 4. II This season, Marichal ap- peared (o have overcoirre the 'ness Dial plagued him lasl year, as he got off winging with a 10-4 record through June 2J Then he lost four in a rov before blanking the Expos foi his first victory in seven weeks Although he allowed only Rusty Staub's double in Hie fourth inning and Bob Bai- ley's lead-off single in the sev- enth, he was locked in a score- duel with Bill Stoneman, also had pel-milled only hits, through the firsl eight innings. Then, Sloneman, 12-10. who had been lough in the clutch stranding nine runners in eight innings, finally cracked in tbc ninth. Alan Gall-iglrer'i- ono-oul sin file got the Giants started. Then, Maricb-il o'nublcd dmvn the third base line and Bobby Bonds walked, before Tito Fuenies broke up the scoreless battle with a single (o right. Marichal walked three and struck out cighl in helping Ihe Giants preserve their lead over Los Angeles in the National league Wcsl Division. Juan was almost as sharp as Mnriclial in shackling the best hitting club in (he majors. He also walked Ihrcc and fanned six in hurling his third straight com- plclc game victory ami pulling the Culis to within six games of first-place Pittsburgh in the East Division. The surging Dodgers made it three straight victories and nine slruck out seven and walked two as he beat Chicago for the third straight time. Dick McAuliffc, Noita Cash and Bill Freehan drove in three runs apiece, leading Detroit to its romp over Milwaukee. McAuliffe contributed a triple and homer and Freehan and Cash also homered as Joe Cole- man, 13-6, coasted to his sixth consecutive victory. Freehan's 17th of the him four in Ihe lasl two games. Jim Spencer and Roger Repoz pumped a pair of eighth inning homers, breaking a tie and moving California past New York. Spencer's 14lh homer of Ihe season snapped a 4-4 lie and Ihen Repoz lagged his two-run gave Ihe An- gels enough cushion to stand off a late Yankee rally. HOPKINS JIOMIiflS Gail Hopkins cracked a three-run homer in the first in- fifth straight hit in two started Kansas City lo its first game romp over Washington. In the nightcap, Mike Hedlund and Ted Abernalhy combined for1 a four-hitler, completing Ihe freestyle races over the 100- and 800-metre distances. Canada's top-rated freeslylei, Angela Coughlan of Burlington, Ont., watched the wake of American winners in the 200 and 400 free- style, winning silver and bronze. Her gold came hi lire 400 med- ley relay. Angela won her fourth medal, another silver, swimming the Hostage wasnt involved CALL Colombia (CP) Little Lester Wong was just 32 seconds, almost 11 seconds anchor leg of the 400 freestyle r.elay final Tuesday nighl. The Canadian girls were second as a young U.S. team won the race with a clocking of 4.-01.2, better- ing the Games record by four tenths of a second. Other Canadian medals came in two bullerfly events. Byron MacDonald, a naturalized Cana- dian living hi Glenview, 111., was a bronze medallist in the men's 100-metre race, won by Frank Hcekl. the American .si.ii1 of Ihe meet, with a tolal ol four gold. Sue Smith of Edmonton look a bronze in (he women's 200-metre final, where the win- ner, Lynn Colella, did clipping 2.4 seconds off Hie Games mirk. Outsider Pal Miles clocked another Games record1 in whi- ning the men's metres lor the U.S., Ron Jacks of Vancouver sixth. Miles swam I the gruelling race in 1G minutes standing Ihere beside a res- taurant chatting with a Cuban fencer. From all reports, the 28- year-old Toronto chemist and member of Canada's fencing team at the Pan-American Games was minding his own business. It was past midnight Tues- day night and Wong was below the flag stand which contains the flags of the coun- tries competing in the Games. An unidentified Canadian athlete came up and asked which was the Cuban flag. Wong said he didn't know but his friend promptly pointed to (us national symbol. The unidentified Canadian went after tile flag in what most observers report was an attempt to collect a souvenir. FIGHT STARTS Alter that the repoits be- come a little blurry but there was a fight and prelly soon Wong, who apparently was just standing there trying to mind his own business, was the business of many people. Top Canadian, Cuban and United States officials at Ihe Games were awakened in an effort lo gel Wong was taken hostage by the Cu- bans but released unhurt shortly after. Some of the aftermalh was this: U.S. alhlele had to walk around with dark glasses be- cause he wras cut above and below the right eye. U.S. officials de- manded an apology from Cuba, saying their athlete, James P. Culhane, a 28-year- old gymnast, had been at- tacked by a group of Cubans while also trying to lake a flag as a souvenir. under the Games standard. Jacks clocked 17.07.6, HAVE 74 MEDALS The four Canadian medals Tuesday brought the team's total after 11 days of competi- tion to 74: 17 gold, 18 silver and 39 bronze. The team is third in the medal standing and can't catch second-place Cuba which has 26 gold. The Cubans have shown tremendous improvement since the Winnipeg competition when they finished fifth with eight gold. But tlie 17 Canadian gold medals bettered by five the total gold won in Winnipeg and Ihe team "has a chance of equal- ling or passing the all-time Ca- nadian high in international gold won in the first British Empire Games at Hamilton, Ont., in 1930. Canada came close to doing just that in the Commonwealth Games a1 Edinburgh last year when the squad won 18 gold. Just as it got pretty tiresome to tear the Star Spangled Ban- ner played 120 times in Winni- peg, the South Americans have heard it here 96 times for U.S. gold medals. But the Americans are nol going lo come close to their 120-gold total of 1967. It was the final-day jumping event in Winnipeg that clinched second-place for His Canadian team when Jim Day of King City, Ont., took the individual gold. That victory put Canada ahead of Brazil 12 golds to 11. SHOWING IMPORTANT Here, tiie equestrian team's showing in the last three days of the Games looms large in the over-all Canadian picture. The Prix de Nations team jumping is scheduled Friday just before Ihe closing ceremonies. Canadian officials were un- -Cuba got their flag back happy with the way the Cana- bul it had a three-inch lear hi it. went sightseeing. Bob Osbome of Vancouver, the Canadian clief de mission, expressed regret over the in- cident and promised to inves- tigate and "lake appropriate action." He said he felt no malice had teen inlended. Clifford Buck, president of the U.S'. Olympic Committee, said it all started as a prank. He said some athletes decided to grab some flags as souve- nirs. "We have a statement from said Buck. "He ac- knowledged that he took one of the flags, although it is against team rules." dian equestrians have been posted first in riding order for every event so far. "But we might as well make up our minds we're going lo ride first said Tom Gayford of Gorrr.ley, Ont., the 43-year-old stockbroker-horse- man and veteran internation- alist. "The way we've been picking tbem, we're bound to draw first again for the Grand Prix jump- ing." No rider likes to go first. In judgment competition such as dressage, the judges usually award lowei points lo the first rider to allow room for higher points to a betler performer who might follow. resume tonight in II healing Hie Plvils when the Labor Club and Nu- Modc I angle nt 7 p.m. at (ho Dave Elton Park, wilh the help of Ihrcc runs bal- led in by Tom Mailer nnd six-hit pitching by Bill KILLEBREW'S 500th Harmon Killebrew of llie Minnesota Twins become only Ibo lOlh player in major league history lo liil 500 home runs in his career wilh o firsl inning blasl off Bolfimore Orioles' Mikn Cijollor. 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