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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ TUB IFTHBFtlDGE HERALD Frdlay, August 14, 1570 Lclhbridge Native Sons are iit home this weekend in the Alberta Lacrosse League and the two games are the most important ones the locals have played this year. Saturday evening at eight and Sunday afternoon at two the locals will play host to Ed- monton Sherbrcokc Shamrocks and up for grabs is the fourth and last playoff berth in the five team league. Native Sons, in their first season in the league, have gain- ed five points on one ma and three ties. The Shamrocks are in the same predicament with an identical record. The survivor of the weekend set will open the playoffs against Edmonton Gleno r a Blues next weekend. It has been brought to the at- tention of local officials that if Lethbridge earns the fourth playoff spot they may be allow- ed to host the semi-final with the Blues even though the Blues have the right to home court. It seems that Edmonton is supporting various lacrosse events and would like to have some other location lake the ;emi finals and possibly the finals. There is a catch, how- ever, the fan support lias to warrant it. If the Native Sons defeat the Shamrocks and the crowds are good, the locals stand a good chance of playing more la- crosse at the Arena. Meanwhile, playing coach Dave Smith is in fourth place in the scoring race but has a chance to improve his standing as he has two games left while the leaders have finished the schedule. With two games to go S'niith has 23 goals, tops in the league, and five assists for 28 points, 11 back of Bill Taylor of Calgary. Peter Gamble cf Edmonton Larks is second with 38 points. Both Taylor and Gamble had 20 goals but Taylor had one more assist. Edmonton Larks won the regular league honors edging the Glenora Blues by a single point. Larks had 25 as com- pared to 24 for the Blues. Cal- gary finished third at 17. Cor. 3rd Ave. and Mayor Magrath Drive A DAY Your Headquarters For: Imperial Oil Products Fishing Licenses Stereo Tapes 9 Garden Supplies Campfire Equipment Fishing Supplies Bar-B-Q Supplies We Now Fill Propane Bottles IRVICE Corner 3rd Avenue nnd Mayor Magrath Drive Phone- 327-1046 Licensed Mechanic On Pufy from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Argonauts Easily Defeat Hamilton Ti-Cals Lions EDMONTON (CP) British Columbia Lions took advantage of a hot hand, Jim Evenson's rushing, and four interceptions to crush Edmonton Eskimos 35- 7 in a Western Football Confer- ence game Thursday night. "We didn't spot any weak- nesses we were up had a hot hand and played real; B.C. coach Jackie Parker said after the game as the Lions I Jim Evenson moved inlo a second-place tic with Calgary Slampeders. Evenson collected M7 yards ing. rushing on 28 carries and scored Hie Edmonton line for 259 yards rushing against 97 yards pass- Edmonton coach Ray Jauch, tliree touchdowns to bring his 1 while not criticizing his defence, season tolal to fiv.e, good said "They licked us up enough for third place in WFC meaning the Lions overpowered scoring with 30 points. the Eskimos' offensive and de- The Lions' running game, I fcnsive front lines in front of with the help of halfback A. D. fans. W h i t f i c 1 d and Jim Young, Rhome Nixon also scored a plowed tlu-ougli the middle of i B.C. touchdown on a 30-yard pass from Carroll Williams, while Ted Gercla booted two field goals, four converts and a 48-yard single. Milne Eben, a recent acquisi- tion from Toronto Argonauts of the Eastern Conference scored Edmonton's lone touchdown on a six-yard run midway through the second quarter. Dave Cutler added a convert. Meanwhile in Toronto Coach SMITH'S CHARGES TUNE-UP Dave Smith's teth- bridge Native Sons lacrosse team will play their most im- portant weekend series this Saturday and Sunday as they host Sherbrooke Shamrocks. The two clubs are dead- locked for fourth spot and the victor this weekend will make the playoffs. The games are set for eight o'clock Saturday night and two Sunday afternoon. Both games are at the arena. Meet Moose Jaw Tonight At Norcrest Force Final Game By LLOYD YAMAGISHI Herald Sports Writer The Division 2 Little League Zone playoff has become a one- game showdown between Leth- bridge Norcrest All-Stars and Moose Jaw Americans. Norcrest All-Stars forced the sudden death final Thursday evening by blasting the previ- Introducing the All-New 1971 YAMAHA SNOWMOBILES SL-292 The lightweight champ-dependable, quick, manouvr- the features of the bra models at a low price. Engine-single cyl, 5 port 15 inch track Single carburetor Weight-310 IDS. Displacement 292 cc Horsepower rpm SL-338B Last year's winner with new improvements. cyl. 5 port Ibs. Single ccirburefor cc. 15" track width Horsepower rpm SW-396 This is one for the whole family. Simple la operate extra large storage compartment. Engine-Twin cyl 5 port Weiglit-379 Ibs. Single carburetor Displacement 396 cc 18" (rack width Horsepower rpm GF-396 The sportster of the sol. 23 wild wiry H.P, takes you where the action is. Engine-Twin cyl. 5 port Weight' 353 Ibs. Twin carburetor Displacement 396 cc trnck Horsepower rpm SS-433 Scr iHs one-o 40 h r. t--''iri 'Hat Gxnlo'lp- into Enqinc-Twin cyl 5 pCJi-l. ly'tiwk .vicltli Twin ctirbireior Weight 353 Ibs. Displacement 133 cc. Horsepower r 5 new models from tho economical Sl-292 up to the competition model SS-433. They've been test- ed and retested under the most severe conditions. a better machine. Full 6 months warranty Improved cdrburetion Improved cooling system W Lighter flywheel 9 Freeze proof plastic coated cables Easy starting mechanism New super durable track 5 leaf front spring. O Adjustable rear coil- spring suspension fi New suspension wlicets Q Extra strong skis Heavy duty ski legs 3 Softer seats 8 Day-Brite hcadiigli! 3 Unitized frame construction S Tool kit Q Spring loader] latches ously unbeaten Americans 33-3. The locals needed a victory over Jloose Jaw to force the final which goes this evening at Dave Elton Park at Norcrest opened the five-day playoff Monday by dropping an extra inning encounter to Ed- monton Centrals. Moose Jaw edged Calgary Centennials 3-1. Norcrest then ousted Calgary from further play by dumping them 10-5 Tuesday. Moose Jaw continued unbeaten as they belted Edmonton 16-5. The .stage was set for a battle between Edmonton and Lethbridge to decide an oppon- ent for Moose Jaw in tiic final. Wednesday evening Norcrest trounced Edmonton 12-1 and moved into the final against the Saskatchewan visitors. Dwayne Pearson, the Moose Jaw starter, was hampered by control problems and Norcrest took Ml advantage of them by chalking up three runs in the first inning, a pair in the sec- ond, five in the third, six in the fourth and two more in the fifth to register the one sided victory. Scott Jarvie went the dis- tance for the All-Stars from the Singer Injured Attempting Bunt PITTSBURGH (AP) Hard- luck right hander Bill Singer suffered two lineal fractures of the right index finger while trying to bunt Wednesday night and will be lost to Los Angeles Dodgers for two to three weeks, the National League club an- nounced Thursday. Singer was sidelined April 22 to June 14 with hepatitis. Norcrest Little League and picked up the win. He fired the third strike past five batters while being touched for five hits. Brian Robinson, who has been hitting a hot lick for Nor- crest in the playoffs, led the way with a double and a single while Earl Ingarfield, and Reno Trentini both clipped in with singles. The top hitter for the Ameri- cans was Jim Gardner who poked out two singles in a los- ing game. The final game will start at p.m. with the winner ad- vancing to Thunder Bay for the Canadian Little League title. From there the Canadian Champions will travel to Wil- liamsport Pennsylvania to com- pete in the Little World Series. This final game will he staged at the Dave Elton Little League Park. Princeton 1UAL CLEARAi AUTQLUBE Our exclusive pressure lubri- ation system eliminates pre- of fuel. Oil goes in one in another. The or reel mixture is aulomati- ally melered according to engine's demand. It time and eco- nomical ai-.d it work'-, bnnuti- ;My (even nbuvs the Arctic CircieJ. TAKE A IOOK AT THE NEW VAMAHAS NOW AT CYCLE SALES SERVICE LTD. 21st Sst. and 2nd Ave. S. Phone ENTIRE STOCK OF SHOES (Waler Bisons, Slip-ons, Boots, lace, ek.) ENTIRE STOCK OF 1 WOOL SLACKS L (HAUMARK, CLINTON, GAS 11GHT, RIVIERA) 20% (Clinton and to THE FINEST WOOL SWEATERS (Rorulale, Caldwcll and Parkliurst) A GOOD SELECTION OF SHIRTS L (BVD) H.I.S., AND VAN HEUSEN) Ask about our famous BONUS VALUES AIL MERCHANDISE ON SALE 325-7th St. S. Open Thurs. and Fri 'fi! p.m. Leo Cahill lias what lie calls compatible quarterbacks. When one grinds to a halt, Hie oilier lakes over. Tom Wilkinson started for To- ronto Argonauts in Thursday night's Eastern Football Confer- ence game with Hamilton Ti- ger-Cats. Don Jonas took over in the second quarter. Jonas gave the Argos two touchdown passes, then Wilkin- son returned to set up another touchdown before Jonas hit with Ills third scoring pass. The Argo defence, meanwhile, Safeway Tops In League In the lakeside Golf League gateways ended the season in fine fashion capturing the league title with 137 points. Following close behind Walk- ers finished second with 136 and in third the Singers crew prevailed with 134 points. Gordon Laurie of Co-Op con- cluded his last league game carting home the low gross score shooting a 37. Dick Jones playing for Pa'n- tilje and Aid Oshiro of Bastcdos had a low net round of 34 to pick up the honors. The learn of Bastedos turned .n the low team net score with Iric Mokosch, Bill Lazarak, Nick Onofrychuck and Aki Oshiro combining for a low 148. Parsons picked up eigb'. points over Owens, and the A and W foursome did the same to The Herald. FINAL STANDING Walker 134 ingers................... 134 Flemings....................120 Parsons..................... 129 Basledo's.................... 128 Pahulje......................US Co-Op........................ 122 Kimura......................120 Boise.......................116 Owen Ill Dorigalti.....................10S CHEC...................... 107 HeraW...................... 101 A and W.................... 98 kept Hamilton at a virtual standstill for a 29-3 first Argo win against one loss. The Ticals now have a win and two losses. "I said before Hie game we'd try something new and switch the quarterbacks back and forth with no set plan." said Cahill. After Wilkinson's early inabil- ity to generate an offence, Jonas scored on his first play with a 60-yard pass-and-run play to halfback Dave Raimey. Linebacker Mike Blum stopped Hamilton's first play after the kickoff when he Inter- cepted Joe Zuger pass and Jonas took just four more plays before connecting on a it-yard pass to flanker Tom Eland in the end zone. FUMBLE COSTLY But Jonas fumbled oai a third-down and short-yardage attempt and shortly afterward had a pass intercepted to set the stage for Wilkinson's return in the third quarter. Wilkinson took Toronto from ils own 25-yard line and eventu- ally hit end Tony Moro with a 62-yard touchdown pass. Midway through the fourth quarter, Ticat defensive back Carney Henley inlercepted a Wilkinson pass' and Jonas com- pleted the rout by throwing 45 yards to halfback Dick Thornton in the end zone. Two of the Hamilton points came when Argo back Bill Sy- mons was caught in his own end zone by Angelo Mosca of Hamil- ton with the tliird point scored by Tommy Joe Coffey on a missed 26-yard fit'ld goal at- tempt. B.C. BOM First downs 71 n Yards rushing 259 40 Yards 97 150 Mel offence............. 35S Passes made-tried 6-1217-33 Interceptions yds........ 4-72 1-d Punts-avg. yds.........7-Jfi.O 10-42.7 Fumbles-fumbles lost 2-1 1-1 Penalties-total yds 6-40 3-12 HAM TOR First downs Yards passing Net offence........ Passes made-tried interceptions Punts-average yards Fumbles-fumbles lost Penalties-total yards 174 138 318 1B2 479 11-22 16-21 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE PUIsliurgh New York Chicago St; Louis Philadelphia Montreal Pel. :547 .530 .513 .474 .461 .415 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. Baltimorft 73 New York..... fi3 Delroil........ 61 Boston........ 57 Cleveland Washington Cincinnati .....'69 40 .664 Los Angeles 65 49 .570 11V: Atlanta 57 59 .491 20V4 ;an Francisco 56 59 .467 21 Houston .......53 64 .453 25 San Diego ......46 71 .393 32 THURSDAY'S RESULTS Philadelphia 000 003 10 1 Houston OM 100 8 0 Short, Selma (5-6) Hocrner (8) nd Ryan; Blasingame, Culver Ray (5-3) Gladding (9) and Ed- wards. Hew York 100 000 S 1 Cincinnati 000 311 fi 3 1 Sadecki Frisella' Taylor (71 and Dyer, Grote Merritt (17- 10) and Bench. HRs: May Pere; San Diego 123 012 16 1 St. LotliS 100 030 13 D Kirby Bladschun Herbel (8) and Barton; Cleveland (0-1) Limy (3) Chlupsa (5) Parker (6) Taylor (7) Hrabosky (9) and Simmons. HRs: San Brown (8) Alien (33) Torre Montreal MO 100 1 3 I Atlanta 002 002 8 0 Wegener (3-4) Reed1 and Bafeman; Stone Wflhelm (9) and Tillman. HRs: San Francisco 200 000 372 Chicago 000 210 14 0 Perry Johnson Davison (8) and Dietz; Pappas (8-5) and Hun- dley. HRs: Chi- Ssnto Pappas Williams 62 .466 19 Minnesota Oakland California Karaas Ciiy Milwaukee Chicago West 69 .611 51 .564 5 51 .560 5V4 72 .379 26Vi 74 .373 76 .361 29 THURSDAY'S RESULTS Cleveland 100 030 <1 11 1 Oakland 003 ODD 3 3 2 McDowell (17-7) and Fosse; Odom, Linciblad (4-21) (5) Fingers (5) Laohe- mann 16) Grant (8) and Fernandez. HR: Pinscn Baltimore 100 110 S 0 California OOQ 101 380 Palmer, Draoowsky (3-4) (6) and Hendrrcks; Murphy, Laroche Queen (3-3) (8) and Eg-jp. HRs: Frecjosi Repoz Minnesota 000 000 OK- 8 1 J Washington too 1 5 fl Kaat (10-9) and TischtnskI; Bosman (12-8) and Casanova. Detroit 200 000 250 Milwaukee 000 210 380 (2-4) Miller (7) and Free- han; Patiin (9-9) and Roof. HR: May Chicago 000 300 390 New York 001 Kl 4 11 0 Miller, Weaver (1-1) Wood (8) and Josephson; McCormick, Waslew- ski (5) Kline (6) Hamilton (7) Aker (8) (4-1) and Gibbs. HR: Whita Kansas City 321 100 004-11 t Boston 100 000 362 Fitzmorrls (6-3) and Kirkpatrick; Romo, Phillips (2) (6-3) Hartenstein (5) Curtis (6) Wagner (8) Lyle (9) and Moses. HRs: Kirkpatrick T. Comgliaro SPRINGFIELD KELLY SPRINGFIELD "TIRES FAMOUS FOR QUALITY" COMBIN 149x26 6 ply 184x26 6 ply ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPUTE TIRE SALES 4 SERVICE 403 la Av. South 327-444! ;