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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SULLY SAYS -Ily Pat Sullivan REALIZE it may stem that I am getting lazy but bits of everything columns do cover more territory I will admit, they arc easier to write but that makes them easier to diyest, wouldn't you say? Howie Hegyedal was all excited Friday He received word he has a contract with the Los Angeles Sharks of the World Hockey Associa- tion With a lot of help from Biff Reddln, HcgRe- Doug Roxburgh of Vancouver, un- ruffled nt seeing his course record fall, played steady golf Friday and stretched liis lead in the Canadian amateur golf championship to threo strokes. Locals lose toughic CALGARY (Special) Dar- rel Kline scored Ihe winning run in the seventh inning Fri- day us Calgary shaded Leth- bridge 2-1 in the Prairie Little League baseball championship, The teams meet again today in the final game ot Ihc tourna- ment. Lclhbriclge led 1-0 after Neal Povcy banged a homer in the lirst inning. It turned out lo be Lethbridge's only hit of the game. Calgary tied it up in tlie fourth. Winning pileher Greg Barrow gave up the one hit, struck out 35 bailers and walked I wo, Loser Harvie Pocza gave up four hits, struck out J2 and walked three. Winner of the series will ad- vance lo the Canadian Little League final in Edmonton next week. Meanwhile Windsnr won the Canadian IJltle Big league baseball championship Friday by dcfcaling Calgary Orioles 2-1 in the deciding game of (heir bcst-oMhree final series. The win advances Windsor to the Little Big League World Scries in Fort Lauderriflle, Fla., Aug. 14-19. Windsor got both of their runs in the fourth inning to overcome a 1-0 Calgary lead, Golf league play results COUNTRY CLUB Low net Don Wilson, Leth- bridge Office Furniture 33. Low gross Doug Bro Tollcslrup 39. Low team net Lelhhridge Office Furniture, Don Wilson, Mark Grant, Cord Hopkins, Dan Peters 136. Ixithbridgo Office Furniture are league pennant winners and take home (ha Kenwood Engineering trophy for their efforts, The playoffs in (he league get under way Monday. COUNTRY CLUB FINAL Lelhbridqe OWcs Furniture LaKevtew Texcco......... Tolleslrup's DnritfflDi'4 113 10 LAKESIDE Low net Lloyd Kanewisch- cr, Jubilee; Tom Mcdonima, Fraches and Bill Anclreachuk, Lothbridge Herald lied 32. T ,o w gr oss I Joy tl K a n e- wisrhcr, .Jubilee Si. Low team net Jubilee, Lloyd Kanrwisoher, Ted Wll- kins, John Eiscnbarth, Roger Cordukes HO L Hhhridqn Hcrrld Don't miss the Thrills! Spills! Action! STOCK CAR RACING SUNDAY EVENING, AUG. 13th Time Trials p.m. Racing at p.m. EXHIBITION SPEEDWAY A Full Slate of "CV and Claimers Racing on the Mile Paved Track 5AAR SPONSORED BY Southern Albertn Auto Racers In conjunction wilh LOOK MOBILE HOMES ALWAYS A GOOD SELECTION COALHUR5T, ALBERTA SPECIAL THIS WEEK UP TO 40 MOTORCYCLES from weslern Canatfn antl U.S.A. Racing on trio Vi Mile Dirt Track MOTORCYCLE RACES Orqanijcd by innr.RiDor MOioRfYCir nun Ills record, a idx-undcr-por 05, Blood for lidlc more than 24 hours before Dave Darr o{ Ke- lowna, B.C., overpowered the Marl Grey Golf Club course with a 64. Barr's blistering round lifted him into a tic for second place wilh defending champion Dick of Easlon, Conn. Go- ing into Hie final round today, noirburgh had a 207 total, nil under par, after opening witti 73 Wednesday, shooting 65 Thursday and coming home with 60 Friday. Slderowf and Barr had 210, Boh Wylie of Calgary was alone with 21! and three others were tied for filth at 212. Roxburgh and Barr, both 20- year-old college sludcnls, broke the record which slood since JfXift when professional Wayne Vollmer of Vancouver fired a C8 in the Alberta Open. Barr was giving a total effort on Ihe 18th green when an even lower score was riding on a 15- foot putt for o birdie. He slid Ihc ball three feet past the cup then made the little pressure shot for the record. Barr's, round was a 12-stroke improvement on Thursday's. MISSED FEW SHOTS "Well, I had some putts that dropped today. Yesterday I hit about four shots, today I missed ahout two." One of those he mulled gave him his lone over-par hole, that was when he under-cluhhed an approach shot to tho green and ended up in a sand trap. Ho went under-par eight times and missed another chance on tho 17th hole after his 300-yard-plus drive set up a short pitch to the grenn. But lie couldn't put the ball any closer than 30 feet from the pin and two-putted for a par. Roxburgh said his play was Inconsistent, despite his score, and his putting was "streaky." "I hit some pretty terrible shots that just got away from me." He went over par on three holes but bird led five. Pierre Lessard of East Angu, Que., tho leader after the first round was tied for eighth place with Doug Kilverberg of Cal- gary at 213, six strokes off the pace. Meanwhile In Winnipeg Mar- lene Strait's 16-year-old course record fell Friday in Ihe third round of the Canadian women's amateur golf championship, but Ihe Fonthill, Ont., veteran still increased her lead in the tour- nament. Mrs. Strcit, seeking her JOlh national title, matched her Niakwa Country Club women's couj-se record of threc-under par 72, set in the 1956 Canadian closed, for a M-hole total of 223. Thai gave her a three-shot advantage going into today's ii.il 18 holes over Carol Scmple of Scwickley, Pa., one of two golfers who hollered tho old record. Mrs. Slrcit held a Iwo-slroke edge over Gayle Borlhwick of Mississauga, Ont., after 36 holes, but Mrs. Borlhwick shot a 71! Friday and slipped eight strokes off the pace at 231. Playing on (lie stm-bakcd course, Miss S e m p 1 e, 23, slapped in an eagle on Ihe 12th hole on roule to her four-under- par 71, Ihe same score regis- lered by Dale Shaw of Sidney, B.C. CIIANCR TO WIN Miss Semplc appears lo he Ihe only golfer wilh a chance lo overtake Mrs. Slreil. Pam Mil- ler of Oshawa, Out., is in Ihirr] place 229 alter shooting a par 75, and Smith of Wil liamsvillc. N.Y. fired a oiie-un- dcr-par 74 for a three-round score nf Miss Shaw is grouped al 232 wilh Marilyn Palmer of Van- couver and Liz Daniel of To- ronto. "My drives wc-i'e flying a little farther oul 23- year-old Miss Scmple aller her record-breaking round. "I had some good Iron shots also. "I sank a few good putt's hul Ihree-pullc'd two greens on the back nine." Miss Shaw toured the fronl nine of Ihc course In Hires under par and had a good shot at breaking 70 after adding another birdie on tho nth. "When I got by 14, realizing lhat 16 and 18 are both birdie holes, I saw myself Bhooling a she said. "I Wed too hard for the 69 ar.d nearly blew it. I scrambled my way on last four holes." While the two golfers were setting the record, most of the early attention waa focused on NICE LEATHER, DON New York tecond basemon Ken Boswell appliei tog to shoe of Don Kessinger of Chicago Cubs ot he attempted to steal lecond [n firit tnn- ing Friday al Chicago. Boswell got throw from catcher Duffy Dyer. Chicago won 7-2. (AP Wirephoto) Pirates add lo lend Mks Miller, 24, who blrdied lha first Ihrcc holes to move Into a tie with Mrs. Streit. Playing Ln the same three- some as tne tournament leader, MLsa Miller said she didn't Jeel well on the lirst tec. The field was reduced to tha low 38 scores and ties lor to- day's final round. Barb Horne of Lethbridga fired a third round 77 for a 236. Welker hot with a 63 GRAT-TDK PRAIRIE (CP) Dale Welker, a 20 year old professional from Ft. Lauder- dale, Fla., set a course record Friday to lake tho first-round lead in the 54-hoIc, Grande Prairie Pro-Am golf toumamenl. Welker's hot 63 was nlne- under par on Ihe yard course. The previous record, 65, was established during the Pro-Am two years ago by Vaughn Trapp of Vancouver and Bill Wakeham of Cowichan, B.C. Welker collected nine birdies and nine pars on the outing. He has won in his last four tournaments. Three strokes off the paco were Rick Carpenter of Mis- soula, Mont, and Bob Panasiuk of Windsor. Ont. Welker, who played the west- cm end of the Canadian pro- fessional tour this summer, said "it was just one of those days." ISPORTS FANSI I BET YOU DIDN'T 1 KNOW Tigers drop from top By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Baltimore Orioles took over first place ]n the American league Enst Division Friday night but Detroit Tiger man- ager Billy Martin warned them not lo figure on holding down that lofty peak for too long. "Tell 'em it's only temporary and tell 'em not to get used to said Martin. "Tell em we'll be back." Martin exuded confidence Thursday night despite a 5-1 loss lo Cleveland Indians that dropped his Tigers mil o( the top spot for the first time since July 10. The Orioles moved in by a haK-game after beating Boston Red Sox 2-1. "licing in second doesn't feel any different than heing in first." said Martin. If Martin hopes to find room at the top once more, he'll have to reverse a losing trend Hint has bad the Tigers by the tail of late. They've lost nine of their last 12 games. New York Yankees, another Ihroat in thai wild division, were hpalen -1-2 by Milwaukee Brewers ami dropped gomes tehiurl the Orioles. In the West. Oakland Athlet- ics maintained an uneasy one- game lead over Chicago White Sox after splitting two games. Oakland defeated Hie While 5-3 in the continuation of Thurs- day night's gome anci Ihe While Sox then took the second contest 1-0. In Friday night's other Amer- ican League games, Kansas Cily llnyals lurned hack Tesas Hangers 2-n and California An- gels heat Minnesota Twins 3-1. "Just pretend It's me on the Atlanta's Eddie Math- ews told Jim Breazealc, "and pull your normal stunt." So the rookie p-inch-hitter did just that. Employing what has become virtually his trademark this season, Brcazeale jumped on Clay Carroll's first pilch for a Ihree-nm homer. That triggered a five-run eighth inning which powered Ihe Braves to a 7-5 victory over Cincinnati Reds. Elsewhere in the National League, Pillsburgli Pirates beat St. Louis Cardinals 10-5, Houston Astros defeated San Francisco Giants 6-3, Montreal Expos Mopped Philadelphia Phillies 4-1, Chicago Cubs d nibbed New York Wets 7-2 and Los Angeles Dodgers slipped past San Diego Padres 2-1 tn 10 Innings. The homer was Breazeale's third of the season. At! of them have in a pinch-hitting role and all of them have tied games in late innings. Richie Hebner of Uie Pirates hatted in the cleanup position In place of Willie Stargell, who sat out the game against the Cardinals due to a recent tooth extraction. And Ifebner picked up where Etargell left off, slugging a pair of homers. The Pirates widened their lead in the East to games over the Mels. Gene Clines knocked in three runs with a pair of singles lo join Hebner in leading the 16-hit assault against six St. Louis pitchers. Houston scored five runs in the second inning en route lo trimming Cincinnati's lead in the West to 5Vt games. Mike Toi-rez yielded Just three Philadelphia hits, or.e of them Don Money's home run, and triggered a three-run surge in the eighth inning with a tie breaking single that paved the way to his 13th victory of the year. Milt Pappas scattered five New York hits and led Chi- cago's attack by driving in five inns with a homer, a double and a single to draw the Cubs within a game of the second- place Mels. 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