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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 14, 1970 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD 9 Four Day Event Termed. Outstanding Success Curtain Rings Down On Summer By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer PINCHER CREEK Everyone was in full agree- ment, it was indeed a history- making event. The town of Pincher Creek, in the foothills of southern Al- berta some CO miles west of Lcthbridge. played host to the first-ever Southern Alberta Summer Games and the end results have left soulli Alber- tans, young ana old, reeling. They said it couldn't be done, but it was done. The people of Pincher Creek and the Games committee made believers of those who doubted. A summer games in a com- munity in Southern Alberta? It's never been tried anywhere in Canada on such a is it possibly going to be a success? Questions such as these were the rule rather than the ex- ception when it was announced that for four days in the middle of August Pincher Creek would play host to the largest gather- ing of athletes ever brought together in southern Alberta. Those who termed the venture preposterous were not long in changing their minds. Some south Albertans, many who had never been in competition before the trials A HAPPY DIRECTOR Tom Karren, left, is all smiles that was declared the winner of the regional honors as as he receives congratulations from Southern Alberta Ihe Games wound up Thursday evening. With Karren Games committee chairman Fred Lipskey. Karren was the and Lipskey are Louis Secretan, softball chairman and regional director for the Municipal District of Cardston Maxine Hanson, equestarian Bench Bidding For Mark Twins Continue To Skid By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dick Busman gave up drag racing in favor of throwing a speeding baseball much to the regret of the skidding Minnesota Twins. The hard-throwing Washing- ton Senator's right bander mowed down the Twins on a bunt Tqvar's lead- off handing the Western Division leaders their sixth loss in succession Thursday night, a 1-0 beating. Minnesota's once- comfortable lead stayed a t five games over Oakland Athlet> ics as the A's lost 4-3 to Cleve- land Indians. Bosnian, a husky 6-foot-3, 210-pounder, issued a walk to opposing pitcher Jim Kaat in the sixth, after retiring 16 straight Twins, then got Tovar on a double play bouncer before retiring Minnesota the rest of the way, facing only 28 batters, one over the minimum. Bosnian, 12-8 currently, was 14-5 last year with an American League leading ERA of 2.15. SINGLE DID IT Bosnian, lowering Ms 1970 ERA to 3.02, got the only run he needed in the first inning when Wayne Comer bunted for a sin- gle and went to third on Har- mon Killebrew's wild throw. Hick Heichart's grounder got the run in, sending Kaat, who JACK'S PLUMBSNG SERVES LETHBRIDGE For Estimates Phone JACK FULLER 328-2515 issued only five hits to his ninth loss against 10 triumphs. In other AL games, California Angels nipped Baltimore Orioles 3-2, Milwaukee Brewers edged Texan Takes Halfway Lead OTTAWA (CP) Texan John Mahaffey played it calm and cool Thursday to take the half- way lead at the Canadian ama- teur golf championship. The 22-year-old San Antonio swinger came in with his second straight 69, four under par, for an eight-under total of 138 after 36 holes. Allen Miller of Pensacola, Fla., the first-round leader with a 66, sagged to an even-par 73 Thursday but the 139 was good enough to hold him in second place. Doug Roxburgh, the Vancou- ver 18-year-old, was 72 Thurs- day after an opening 68 and bunched in a tie for third at 140 with Don Klenk of Medinah, 111., and Robert Zender of Skokie, 111. Former amateur champs Keith Alexander of Calgary and Gary Cowan of Kitchener were in a five-player group at 141 with Stu Hamilton of Brampton, WINDSHIELDS BROKEN? Have if replaced now by experts at Lethbridge Sash Door! FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY OF YOUR CARI LETHBRIDGE Comer 5th Ave., 4th St. S. Phone 327-1581 Ont, Dan Talbot of Beloeil, Que., and Dick Siderowf of Eas- lon, Conn. There was no repetition of the belting the top golfers in the 167-man field handed the yard Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club course in the opening round. Both pin and tee placements were tougher Thursday and the wind, just Wednesday, about non-existent was blowing into the golfers' faces on just about every long hole. But the calibre of the field gathered for the 66th national amateur, the best ever in tire view of Eoyal Canadian Golf Association officials, showed up as well. It took a 149 score to stay alive as the competition was cut to 66 golfers and such perennials as Nick Weslock of Brantford, Ont., a four-time winner, and John Johnston of Vancouver, the 1959 champ, didn't make it. Mahaffey, who just graduated this spring after majoring in psychology but says "it doesn't work on the had his driver and putter both going well. "I don't think I missed a fairway." Brougliton Wins HALIFAX (CP) Gary Broughton of Brantford, Ont., won the Canadian middleweight boxing championship here Thursday night, dethroning Dave Downey of Halifax with a ninth-round knockout. Detroit Tigers 3-2, Milwaukee Brewers edged Detroit Tigers 3-2, Kansas City Royals slugged Boston 11-3 and the New York Yankees topped Chicago White Sox 4-3. Sam McDowell, 17-7, struck out nine and gave up three hits in stopping the A's winning streak at five ganies. Johnny Bench, Cincinnati Reds catcher and home run leader in the major leagues at present, is closing on Hay Cam- panella's 1953 record of most homers by a catcher in one sea- son. But it's not as simple as that. Bench1, with 40 round-trippers, is only one shy of Campy's mark. But only 33'of Bench's big belts cante in games when he worked as a catcher. He nailed four of them as a lefi fielder, and one each in games when he was playing centre field, right field and first base., Officials say only the 33 are being counted in his quest for the record held by the former Brooklyn Dodger great. Bench smacked a two-run shot in the fourth inning Thurs- day night and Lee May an mind. "I started the season hoping I'd hit 30 and, as things are going now, I'd like to hit 50. Bu I'm also looking for hits tha can help the ball Bencl said. EXPOS LOSE In Thursday night's other Na tional League action, Houston Astros surprised Philadelphia Phillies 4-3, San Diego Padres outlasted St. Louis Cardinals 9 7, Atlanta Braves topped Mom real Expos 4-1, and, in an after noon contest, the Chicago Cubs beat San Francisco Giants 6-3. ATTENTION VACATION MOTORISTS Don't Start Your Vacation Trip Without A RADIATOR FLUSH Save unncetiary roadside stops due to over- heated engine we can perform Ihis work for you expertly and efficiently with our modern equip- menll El Rancho 6lh Ave., M.M. Drive CAK NEED A TUNE-UP? Ernie Rosvold our licensed mechanic Is the Best Tune- Up Specialist in Southern Alberta. All work Guuran- rtedl Service Phont 327-5406 ANDY CAPP or berths in the games finals egan, were on hand when the Games torch was lit Monday norning and many were on innd when the gold, silver and ironze medals were being iassed out Thursday. From 10 regions including he counties of Lethbridge, Varner and Forty Mile, the lunicipiil Districts of Willow G a r d s t o n, Pincher )reek and Taber, Uie Blood and 'eigan Reserves, the City of Lethbridge and the Crowsnesl 'ass, they came and when the lust had settled it was the Mu- nicipal District of Cardston vho reigned as champions of he first ever S'ummer Games. Regional director for Card- iton, Tom Karren, was bearn- ng as the official Southern Al- jerta Summer Games flag was resented to his region. Games committee chairman Fred Lip- ikey presented the flag. Cardslon emerged with the spoils after accumulating 06 loints from the eight events. Their total was 5.5 points bet- er than the County of Warner and 12.5 points better than the City of Lethbridge. A point system was used at lie Games with 10 points allot- ed for a victory, nine for sec- ond place, eight for third and so on down the lure. FIRST FLAG fn earning the first cham- jionship flag the Cardston con- ingent gained the maximum 0 points in (he male division of track and field, the female section of the slow pitcli com- petitions and horseshoes. They licked up nine points in arch- ery and trap shooting while eight points came their way in :he female portion of track and Md, diving and equestrian. They gained 8.5 points in male section of slow pitch, 7.5 in male swimming, and four in small bore and female swim- ming. Rounding out the way they 'inished over all after the City of Lethbridge came Municipal District of Willow Creek with Pincher Creek finishing fifth, i'aber followed while County of "jethbridge was next. County of ?orty Mile was just behind >thbridge with Crowsnest Pass and Blood and Peigan He- serves trailing. In Thursday's slow pitch ac- iion the men's finals were run off with Warner winning the [old medal after downing the liost Pincher Creek club 10-8 in the final. Pinehcr earned the silver medal with the bronze going to City of Lethbridge. Southern Alberta's initial Summer Games are gone but not forgotten. The hard-work- ing committee and the people of Pincher Creek have laid the groundworks for bigger and better games in the future. The blueprints for the Games were easy to follow, co-opera- tion, mass participation and entertainment. At Pincher Creek it was three for three, not a bad average at all. Bids have been received from at least two interested re- gions for next summer's games. Willow Creek and Cardston have indicated they are interested and more bids are expected. It was also thought a Winter Games could be held. The host could very easily be Municipal District of Taber. All is quiet in Pincher Creek today but it will be a long time before the people of this com- munity forget their first Sum- mer Games. DIV1NS FINALS Boys 10 and Under 1. Ron Trenc. M.D. of Cardston; 2. John Thompson, M.D. of Willow Creek; 3. James Van Oven, M.D. of Pincher Creek. Girls 10 and Under 1. Barb Msrkin, M.D. of Willow Creek; 2. Rhon- da Hickin, County of Warner; 3. Bar- bara Ralph, County of Warner. Girls 11 and 12 1. Brenda Grenl Pincher Creek; 1. Gwen Webster, M.U. of Willow Creek; 3. Eulana Smith, M.D. of Willow Creek. Boys 13 and M 1. David Sresz, 40 Mile County; 2. Jack Acorn, Willow Creek; 3. Ron Smith, Willow Creek. Girls 13 and 14 1. Daphne Spack- man, Cardston; 2. Theresa Pitcher, Cardslon; 3. Carolyn Keeler, Warner County. Boys IS and Over I. John Weibe, Cilv of Lelhbridge; 2. George strang, M.D. of Willow Creek; 3. Bob Warnke, M.D. of Willow Creek. Girls 15 and Over 1. torralne Warren, M.D. ol Willow Creek; 2. Leona Glngras, M.D. of Pincher Creek. THE FIRST TIME SEE THUMP THEM TKEV'RE -THE J NEXT TIME THEY'RE ANGRY-) THE SAME OUb PERFORMANCE WHEN' GET 'CMEj I SUPPOSE WOMEN ARE AN AFTER THAT THE NEXT TIME ALMOST LIKE IT THEY'RE WAITIN Playoffs Open Saturday Cubs The M and K Generals cinch- ed the Commercial Men's League title last evening when they beat the RCMP 4-1 while the Marquis Hotel picked up a 7-G win over the Labor Club. Dennis Alien picked up the mound verdict over RCMP's Doug Hartley to gain the win. Bob Balazs poked out two singles for the winners while Tony Catonio rapped out two for the losers. Kaz Tomomitsu stroked a triple and Doug Hartley a double in a losing cause. In the Labor Club-Marquis game Sig Dobler was credited with the win and Dsnnis Hydy- chuck suffered the loss. LeRoy Conine was the top Marquis hitter with a triple and a single and Bill Krause chip- ped in with two singles. For the Labor Club Terry Rhodes smashed a double and two singles while Roy Adachi aided with an inside the park home run and a single. Darryl Knibbs also pounded out a home run in a losing cause. Meanwhile Doug Frier's Crighton Cubs tuned up for the coming weekend with top com- petition trimming the Letli- bridge Minors 3-2 in regular league action last night. Greg Lazariek jstarted the game and was relieved by Den- nis King in the fourth inning allowing both Cubs pitchers to see some action. Lazariek and King will both see action this coming week- end in the Alberta playoffs. On the other hand Hie Miners allowed both Randy Maxwell and Rod Taylor to share the pitching duties as both these young hurlers were picked up by the Cubs for the playoffs. "Howie Hcggedal was the top hitter for the Cubs with two singles while Cam Burr topped the Miners with two singles. Randy Maxwell also rapped a double in a losing cause. EDMONTON (CP) results from Northlands Park Thursday; First claiming, 4-year-olds and up, mile and 1 1-6 Cosmic Kid (Hunt) 32-40 9.70 4.30, Silk Buttons {Barroby) 5.20 3.90, Gay Circle (Stadnyk) 4.00. Time: 2-5. Crazy Nose, Mary's Monkey, Mofalle Service, Be There John also ran. Second claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- (Blliingsley) 10.60 5.50 3.BO, No Work (Barrohy) 6.70 4.60, Dry Coulee (Turetsky) 4.50. Time: 1-5. Eagle Ride, Sure Speed, Compel To Dash, Haydn's Doll, Crustacean also DAILY DOUBLE: S131.H Third claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Whirling Wave (Stadnyk) 7.70 3.60 3.50, Mydar (Barroby) lona Hawk tBIIIIngsley) 6.30. Time: 4-5. Haydn's Elecira, Wee Laddie, Prel- le Dew, Dashing Knight, Fleet Fay also ran. Fourth claiming, 3-year-old Maidens, turlongs. Bold Leader (Hunt) 7.10 4.90 3.40, Phil's Flame (Shields) 9.50 3.90, Nena's Pet (Whittle) 2.60. Time: 1-5. Mr. Beiseker, Bandy Lee, Swan Babe Mets Recall NEW YORK (AP) Ed Kra- nepool was recalled by New York Mets of the National League Thursday to replace first baseman-outfielder Mike Jorgensen who is leaving for two weeks of summer camp with the Marines. Kranepool was sent to Tide- water in the International League June 23 witb a .118 bat- ting average. Kranepool, signed by the Mets in 19G2 for played in 46 games at Tidewater, batting .310. He had seven home runs and 45 runs batted in. jtarry Prince (Hunt) 15.50 i.IO, Cin- dy's Sister (Parscns) 2.90. Time: 1-5. Tally Boy, Cool Canijck, Caroufer also ran. Seventh added, 2-year-olds, 7 furlongs. Moonlight Shadow (Barroby) 4.60 3.00 2.70, Maxie's Heir (Sladnyk) 5.10 3.80, AbundY (J. Whittle) 4.20. Time: 4-5. Rexequus, Lonely Street, Penlcllllum also ran. Eighlh claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs. Roundy's Kid (Coombs) 8.00 fi.20 3.30, Prince Lure (Muni) 9.20 4.20, ChUCklo On (Shields) 3.20. Time: 1-5. Ken Kal, Polish Rod, Dexter Boy, he Iron Girl, Chim Cheree also ran. QUINELLA: S6B.20 Track Scratches: Arcadelt, Social Whirl. Fifth SI ,600, claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 furlonns. Duchess Nan (Shields) 4.70 4.20, Pobreciio (Sfadnyk) 3.60 2.70, Bell's Sheila (McCauley) 5.60. Time: 3-5. Naughty Nancy, Slcklt Toes, Sister City also ran. EXACTOR: 532.40 sixth added, 2-year-olds, 7 furlongs. Typical Dancer (Roe) 4.10 4.20 3.00, For 'ear CINCINNATI (AP) Greg Cook, quarterback for Cincin- nati Bengals of the National Football League, will undergo surgery Monday and is not ex- pected to play this year, Paul Brown, coach and general man- ager, announced Thursday. Cook will undergo exploratory surgery to his right shoulder Monday or Tuesday at ths Cleveland, Ohio, Clinic. WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, AUG. 17-8.30P.M. SWEET DADDY SIKI AND BOB SWEBTAN vi BOBBY CHRSTY AND JERRY CHRISTY RUHL vs MARCONI HAYES vs BABIC SULLIVAN SHARPADZE KROFFAT vs CANNON Admission Box Office opens 7 p.m. Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING CJLH-TV Green To B Charged OTTAWA (CP) A decision on a charge of common assault j against Boston Bruins defence-' man Ted Green will be handed down Sept. 1. Judge M. J. Fi- tzpatrick of provincial court has informed counsel. Green was charged following stick duel with Wayne Maki, a St. Louis Blues winger, at a Boslon-Sl. Louis National Hockey League exhibition game In Ottawa last Sept. 21. The Boston defcnceman suf- fered head injuries requiring three operations and the placing of a plastic plate in lu's skull. DUNLOP FORD 1967 and 1968 COUGARS 1965 to 1968 MUSTANGS 1965 to 1967 COUNTRY SQUIRE 1967 and 1968 CAMAROS and FIREBIRDS WAGONS 1967 and 1968 BARRACUDAS ROADRUNNERS DODGE RT's No need to trade or Buy Just drive in and we pur- chase your car for cash! ;