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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 13 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD August 1973 Senior A clubs open play today The Alberta senior A men's fastball championship finals got under way at Dave Elton Park with two games this after- noon and will continue with an- other pair tonight. The host Lethbridge Miners and Edmonton Royals were scheduled to open the two-day double-knockout event at one o'clock and were to be followed by a match between the Edmonton Playboys and Fort McMurray Cats at three. The two losers of the opening games hit the field again at live o'clock while the winners lock-horns at seven. According to the tourney the winners of the five o'clock encounter will meet the losers of the seven o'clock tilt Sunday at two p m. while the losers will be eliminated from further play. The winners of the seven o'clock contest will advance to the championship finals set for four o'clock Sunday and will have to be beaten twice. The second match of the finals if required will be staged arccri six o'clock. sports menu- SATURDAY Baseball Alserta senor men's baseball finals. Leduc vs. Leiti- bridge Lakers at 8 p.m st Hender- Stadium. Fastball Alberta senior A men's fastball Games schedulef for 1 3 p 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Dave Elton Park. Lacrosse Alberta senior men's lacrosse finals. St. Albert Golden Jets Taber Ebony Hawks at 8 30 p m at Taber Arena. Tennis Southern Alberta Open Tennis Tournament. Play continuous throughout the day and Sunday at 'Henderson Tennis Courts. SUNDAY Baseball Alberta senior men's baseball finals. Leduc Oilers ys Letti- bridge Lakers at 2 p m. and if neces- sary 5 p.m. at Henderson Stadium. Fastball Alberta senior A men's fastball finals. Games scheduled for 2 4 and 6 p.m. if required at Dave Elton Park. Lacrosse Alberta senior lacrosse finals. St Albert GoldeiTJets vs Taber Ebony Hawks at p m. Bt Taber Arena Southern Alberts midget lacrosse finals. Calgary Bawden Braves vs .Lethbridge Midget Mohwaks at .p.m. at Adams Ice Centre. LEAFS SIGN COLLEGIAN PORT Mich. Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League an- nounced Friday they have signed Notre Dame defence- man Mark of Port for assign- ment to one of their farm teams. WINNER of the NORTH STAR BANTAM GIRLS' SOFTBALL TEAM HIND OF BEEF RAFFLE Was R. E. Anderson Box 442 Picture Butis Nicklaus and son Jack Nicklaus carries his four-year-old off the 18th green Friday. The boy ran onto the green to greet his father after Nicklaus holed out to complete the second round of the PGA championship. Nicklaus is one stroke back of the leaden heading into today's play. Look it's Nicklaus CLEVELAND Don the leaders shoulders ivas the Iverson benefitted from what he called putting Friday to salvage a one-over- par 72 and continue to share the lead after two rounds of the Professional Golfers' Associa- tion national championship. who never before had even qualified for one of the world's four major cham- was tied at 139-three under par on the yard Canterbury Golf Club course with cigar chomping Mason Rudolph. a 39 year old vet- eran on the pro managed a 70 in the cloudy weather. The softly-drawling a 1971 Ryder Cup team mem- replaced Al Geiberger as Iverson's co-leader. Geiberger went from an opening 67 to 76 for well back in the tightly bunched pack. Lurking just one stroke off game's most feared competitor Nicklaus. who said he benefitted from a lucky was rewarded with a big hug by four-year-old son Gary after he finished with a 68 for 140. He was tied at that figure with Gibby Gilbert and Dan Sikes. Gilbert had a 170 and Sikes matched Nicklaus' best round of the day with another 68. Tom who has won the British and Canadian Opens and three other titles in his last nine matched par 71 on the hilly old layout and was tied at 141 with former PGA champion Dave Stockton and England's Tony Jacklin. Stockton had a 69 and Jack- who abandoned the Ameri- can tour this year to concen- trate on play in com- mented he wanted win this one and after getting in contention with a 71. Ontario leaving rest behind at Games Not many changes taking place B.C. t inches. Mark Men-ens of On- British Columbia and fighting for supremacy in the Canada Summer Games since competition began a week continued their inconclusive battle as track and field began Friday. The two expected to provide most of the medal win- ners in track and per- formed to expectations at Swa- ngard but when the smoke of battle little had changed. B.C. won the majority of early gold medals hi track and paced by Jean Sparling's double in the women's 100- metre hurdles and 100-metre dash. The host province ended up the day with five five bronzes and three while Ontario had four five sil- ver and five bronze. Medal standings show B.C. with 61 including 30 while Ontario has won more but only 18 golds. Quebec has 14 golds and 43 with Alberta next with nine first-place awards and 27 medals. Miss an attractive honey-blonde 18-year-old from West paced the strong B.C. women's side to a fine first-day performance in track and field. WINNER 'SHOCKED' She won both her events with relative but expressed surprise afterwards. was shocked at winning the she said. when I run all the I need all the help I can like the wind at my She has a chance of two more in the 200-metre hurdles and in the 4x100 relay. 200-metre hurdles is probably my favorite and we should do well in the because we finished one-two in the 100-metre said Miss who probably would have played on B.C.'s gold- medal-winning field hockey side except for a regulation prohibit- ing athletes from taking part in more than one sport. On the men's it was an Ontario with William Britten of Thunder Bay leading the way with a record-shatter- ing performance in the metres. SHAVES MARK Britten covered the distance in breaking Neil Hendry of Ontario's Canadian juvenile mark of B.C. women also took the 400 with Bev Cox sprinting the distance in 55.59 beating out Rachelle Campbell of Nova Scotia. And in the dis- B.C.'s Jo Ann Calverley had the best throw at 39.92 met- res to de- feat Denise Tittley of the favorite in the event. The other gold for the host province came in the pole with Bruce Beasley edging team-mate Ken Wenman in a jump-off. Beasley's best jump was 4.41 metres or 14 5Vi OPEN SUN. AUGUST GOME SAY HELLO TO THE ONE AND ONLY CAT. You're invited to an open house where all the Cats live. Arctic Cats. The one and only snowmobiles for 74. You'll see the full line new Cats plus all ot Cat's companions. ArcticWear. Accessories and special extras. The party's on this refresh- ments and all. And you're CHINOOK SALES SERVICE CARDSTON LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE LETHBRIDGE RIDGEWAY SALES SERVICE RAYMOND tario was third. Ontario's men also won. the 110-metre with Gary Pinsonneault the and the 100-metre with Murray Delorme edging fellow-Ontarian Victor Rempel in 11.08 seconds. Anne Bryan got Ontario's other gold in the women's long leaping 5.94 or 19 inches. Nova Scotia and Al- berta each took single with Luc Vinette of taking the Earl Bigelow of Nova Scotia winning the men's 400 and Da- vid Burton of Alberta taking the long jump. giHHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittiiiwiiiniiiiiiiiiii SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan TF you know the topography of Lethbridge you will know that there are railroad tracks running east and west through the heart of the city. You will also know that for years it was always north and south dividing the city. Did you know that there is a new set of You can't see them. But you can bet your bottom dol- lar they are there. They are there because to railroad someone or some- you need tracks. Through what can only be described as the ABA is doing all they can to clear a route for the Leduc Oilers into the Cana- dian senior baseball champ- ionships in New Brunswick this month. One can't blame the Oilers. They are simply the champ- ions of the ABA. But how would you if For those of you who are not familiar with what has taken place in the past two let me refresh your memory. as you all remem- played Triple A baseball last year before coming to the Lakers for the 1973 sea- son. He was greeted with open arms and earned his keep. His record over the season was 6-2 and should have been 7-1 but for a bad break in re- lief. He won the on'y game the Lakers won in the league playoffs besides winning in the all-Canadian playoff in July. He stands as a threat to the Chances of the ABA rep- resentatives. So what do you do with a You do For more than two months the registration forms of the Lakers have been in the hands of the ABA. The forms contain all information nec- essary to find out where a player last with how long and so on. For two months the ABA sat on their .hands and waited. One would almost believe they anticipated a move such as the one that took place long before it hap- pened. in heaven's can they be justified in handing down a of such great importance to the 48 hours before the locals are to play their first One of the directors of the Jerry after talking to Al Wilson playoff chairman for the summed it up best. just dirty plain and The tracks you can't see cut right through the heart of Lethbridge. They travel from the north to Henderson Lake Stadium. The Alberta Baseball Asso- in almost dictatorship is railroading the Lethbridge Lakers. The dislike for the Alberta Major Baseball of which the Lakers are all- Canadian must be great among a handful of the powers that be in the ABA. by way of committee room decisions your club was going to face the champions of an- other league after their ranks had been depleted by the de- cisions of a few. The executive of the Leth- bridge to a man. are up in arms. And so rightly they should be. As of Thursday night the Lakers lost their number one Paul Sullivan. away with by hook or by crook. Sullivan was ruled ineligible because he was not out of professional baseball for a year. he was rein- stated on that charge Wed- nesday. The ABA's case wouldn't hold water. An ABA representative told ma sometime back that the Alberta group had a couple of tricks up their sleeves. They must have. When the attempt at stop- ping Sullivan because of last year's playing in Triple A failed the ABA went a step further. As it now stands Sullivan is ineligible because he did not reside in Alberta for five months prior to signing with the Lakers. How low can we go gentle- Hisaoka went on to say that Wilson admitted he made a mistake in appoint- ing Ron Hayter head of the weekend tourney. The Lakers have yet to see the roster of the Oilers. What is to prevent the ABA reps from allowing the same Leduc franchise from having ineli- gible players. Manager Taylor first thing we want to see is Leduc's registration What I don't is why should the Lakers suffer be- cause Wilson made a mistake and Hayter has a. bone to If this is the treatment teams from the Alberta Major League can expect from the ABA in future deal- ings I would suggest a sever- ing of relations. Who needs this kind of hog- Roundup of Short Sport VERYZER A TIGER DETROIT Detroit Ti- gers announced Friday the pur- chase of Tom a 20- year-old from their Toledo farm club in the Inter- national League. The American League baseball team released outfielder first baseman Rich Reese to make room for him. SWEDE GETS CHANCE NEW YORK Jorgen a centre from the Swedish national has been invited to fall training camp by New York National Basketball Association team announced Friday. PHILS BUY CULGER PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia Phillies announced Friday the purchase of George a 29-year-old right- handed from Los Ange- les Dodgers in a National League baseball transaction. CANADA'S NO. 1 LOADER BOBCAT if 4 drive if 4 mocUU it 500 Ib. Ib. it Rent with or without operator PHONE if Contract 328-4765 AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR C and J EQUIPMENT RENTALS 1410 2nd Norcrest blew 6-2 lead EDMONTON Ed- na o n t o n Ottewell thumped Lethbridge Norcrest 16-6 Fri- day night to advance to the A-B final of the prairie Little League major baseball tourna- ment. Edmonton played Calgary Centennials this morning and needs a win to advance to a sudden death final against Calgary later in the day. Edmonton scored 11 runs against Jamie who pitched Lethbridge to a 4-1 vic- tory over Edmonton earlier in the tourney. Edmonton first got to Cogh- lin in the top of the second when Graham Atkins singled home Rod Koroll and Allen Buechler for a 2-1 lead. But Lethbridge bounced back with four runs in the bottom of the inning. One runner was walked and two more scamper- ed home on a passed ball. Lethbridge stretched the margin to 6-2 in the but in the top of the fourth Ed- monton struck back. The toll of having thrown 28 pitches in the second inning an'fl 23 in the third finally took effect on Coghlin's arm. He walked four of the.first six batters that and Ed- monton added three hits to produce six runs. The key blow was a two-run single by Jody Hulcio with one out. Coghlin again loaded the bases in the when he was relieved by Mark Szucs. After getting one Szucs ran up full counts on the next four bat- ters he and lost the first three. A two run single by Dennis Johnson then gave Ed- monton its second straight six- run inning. Szucs gave another pair of runs in the sixth before Rod Tomita was brought in to put out the fire. Wes Mucha meanwhile set- tled down to pitch three score- less innings for fin- ishing with 10 strikeouts. CRUZ CALLED UP ST. LOUIS Hector a 20-year-old outfielder who leads the Texas League in five offensive was recalled from Arkansas Trav- ellers Friday by St. Louis Car- dinals Of the National League. The Cardinals sent outfielder Bill' Stein to Tulsa Oilers of the American Association to make room for him. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L St. Louis ........61 55 Montreal 56 58 Pittsburgh 55 57 Chicago 56 59 Philadelphia 53 62 New York Los Angeles Cincinnati San Erancisco H ouston Atlanta 52 61 West 72 44 70 47 62 52 60 58 55 64 San Diego.......40 75 Pet. .524 .491 .487 .461 .460 .621 .598 .544 .JOB .462 .348 GBL 7V2 31 Vj FRIDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati 000 040 It 0 St. Louis 10 3 Grimsley Borbon and Wise Hrabosky Sprague and Simmons. New York CM Wl II S San Francisco 000 010 I 2 Seaver and Marichal Carrithers Willoughby and Rader. Garrett Philadelphia 100 WO 10 J Los Angeles 000 300 7 0 Twitchell and John Rau and Ferguson. Schmidt Ferguson Houston 102 Mi I 11 0 Chicago 000 002 4 7 1 Richard Ray Forsch and Hooron Burns Locker Aker and Garrett Helms Atlanta 000 501 J 1 Pittsburgh OM MO 450 Niekro and Ellis Giusti Hernandez and Sanguillen. Lum Pgh Fisk Stargell Montreal 210 000 J 7 1 San Diego 022 000 Moore stoneman and Arlin Cald- well and Kendall. HRs- Sin- gleton Boccabella 5D Kendall MEDAL STANDINGS Alberta........ 9 Manitoba Nova Soctia Saskatchewan 6 5 B Tot 18 26 22 66 30 16 15 61 14 16 13 43 7 11 27 New Brunswick P.E.I. Newfoundland Yukon N.W.T............. 1 8 7 16 4 2 4 10 0224 0011 OOOO oooo oooo oooo AMERICAN LEAGUE East Baltimore Detroit New York Boston Milwaukee Cleveland Kansas City Oakland Minnesota Chicago California Texas W L Pet. GBL 61 50 .550 West 62 52 .544 63 54 .538 60 53 .531 2 S4 58 .482 71 44 71 .383 19 'A 66 50 .569 64 50 .561 56 56 .500 57 58 .496 52 59 .468 42 70 .375 1 8 8Vi 11 Vi 22 FRIDAY'S RESULTS Minnesota 7 1 M-lwaukee 000 500 0 Campbell Albury and Champion and Porter. Baltimore 000 000 6 Kansas City ooo 020 t I Alexander and Ftiz- morns Garber Hoerner Bird and Taylor. Rae Pmiella Cleveland 300 20' 13 Texas MO 010 S Perry and Clyde Gogolewski Siebert Allen and Suarei. California 13 0 Boston 020 001 370 Sells and Stephenson Curtis Bolin Veale and Fisk. Robinson Evans Oakland 000 Ml It t New York 013 15 1 Knowles Hamilton end McDaniel Lyle Buskey nd Mun- son. Jack- son Campaneris NY Munson White Blomberg Chicaqt 101 000 Detroit 104 020 7 10 0 Stone Frailing and Herr- Scherman and Sims. Brown CANADIAN FOOTBALL WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T F A Pts. Edmonton 1 0 o 43 25 t Sask 21 0 74 47 4 Calgary..... 1 1 0 30 45 2 Winnipeg 1 2 0 55 SO 2 B.C. 0 2 0 24 59 0 EMI DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRE LTD. ;