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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta NOT SPINNING HER WHEELS-Joyce Murland, 34, shows the six medals that indicalB the doesn't need any sympathy because she has been confined to a wheelchair or crulches all her life. She recently returned from Pan American Paraplegic Games whera won thres gold and three silver medals. Paraplegic medal tvinner Tlease don't pity LYNDN, Wash. (AP) Joyce Murland has little time for persons who p-ty those in wheelchairs. The 34-year-old housewife hat been in a wheelchair or on crutches all her life due to a birth injury to her spine. But she has six medals to she's not handicapped. Mrs. Murland recently re- turned from the Pan-Ameri- can Parapelgic Games in Ja- maica where she won three gold and three silver medals. The gold medals were won for pistol shooting, discus throw- ing and javelin throwing. Sil- ver medals were earned for the shot put, 40-metre dash and slalom. It took her four years to develop her javelin style. Since the former Edmonton resident can't raise her arm due to the disability, she throws it over her back. A throw of 24 feet, one inch was a Pan-Am games record and an unofficial world's record. She hopes to make it official next year at the World for the physically handicapped -Jt Heidelberg, Germany. "You have to do some- she said. "It got pretty lonely sitting at home all day, especially aflcr I quit work." She was a clerk-typist for the Alberta provincial gov- ernment for six years. Her husband, John, and she Ties record COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Marlene Bauer Hagge tied an all-tune' ladier pro golf tour record with an opening nine holes of 29 Friday and went on to a ven-under-par 65 for the first-round lead in the I jnke LPGA Open. Miss Hagge, a tour vetern froi "jrasota, Fla., fired five birdies and one eagle on her front nine to tie the LPGA record set by Mickey Wright years go in Louisville. moved to this northwtern Washington community in May. "People need to realize per- sons in wheelchairs are not differer' They drive cars, take care o' .msclves and often are totally Independ- she said. "After the shock and (hi crying is through, you have to face fact that tins is what you are and what you will be. It gels lonely if you don't force yourself to make some- thing of your said Mrs. Murland. Mrs. Murland faced her first major competition in thi Pan-American Games in Bue- nos Aires in 1969. Although she uses crutches to get around her trailer home, she competes from a Wheelchair. "I try not to ask for she said, "but it's amazing how often persons see me fall with something and never offer to help. "It's almost as if they are afraid." AUGUST SPECIAL SAVE ON ALL MOTORCYCLES IN STOCK NOW! 1 BSA 500 GOLDSTAR Reg. 1AC7.50 Save NOW ONLY 1057' 3 BSA 650 LIGHTNINGS 1327' Save NOW ONLY 2 BSA 650 THUNDERBOLTS Reg. 1 ft .50 Save NOW ONLY 1228 1 BSA 750 Rog. Save NOW ONLY..... ROCKET 3 1657 .90 BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 B OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. "SERVING S, ALBERTA FOR OVER 35 YEARS" Win at Moose Jaw Lakeside earns berth in Canadian finals MOOSE JAW (Special) Lethbridge will once again rep- resent Alberta and Saskatch- ewan in the Canadian Little League championships as the Lethbridge Lakeside All Stars dumped Calgary 6 3 Friday night. The Lakeside All-Stars went through the four-team, double- knockout, Alta Sask., playoff tourney undefeated earning the right to represent the two prov- inces in the Canadian cham- pionships at Saint Laurent, Que- bec next Tuesday. Last year the Lethbridge Norcrest All-Stars reached the Canadian finals, but were stopped by Valleyfields, Que- bec in Thunder Bay, Ontario. En route to (lie Canadian Calgary golfer five shots back OAKFIELD, N.S. (CP) "I've had pretty good luck on the Dick Mdcrowf of Easton, Conn., said Friday after coming home with a 71 and a three-stroke lead after three rounds in the Canadian amateur golf championship. The 34-year-old stockbroker, Two-way battle for top WEST VANCOUVER (CP) It was a two-way battle for the Canadian women's amateur golf championsliip today as two of the country's top golfers went into the final round at Capilano Golf and Country Club tied at 224. Marlene Streit of Fonthill, Ont., was shooting for her 10th natinoal title while Jocelyne Bourassa, a vivacious 24-year- old from Shawinigan, Que., was aiming for her second. Miss Bourassa shot "a lovely round' of 74 in the third round Friday to catch up with Mrs. Streit, whose one-under-par 73 Thursday had put her in tlie lead. She shot a 75 in Uie third round. Three back at 227 was South Africa'.; Cheran Gerber, who did the third round in 75. Gayle Borthwick of Mississauga, Ont.. also shot 75 Friday for a 228 total while Jo Ann Washan, a recreation student from Auburn, Wash., had 79 for a 229 total. ?rri5. Streit played a consist- ent game Friday, pairing every hole but Hie 17Lh where she went one over. CHIPPING COSTS SHOTS Miss Bourassa said her chip- ping had cost her a lot of shots Friday, but her putting, which was "right compensated. She has been troubled by an old inee injury, aggravated by tie numerous hilis on the hole course. Miss Bourassa did the front nine in one-over-par 38, then re- turned in 8 one-under 3 after a birdie on the 40-yard 18th hole where she made her best shot of the tournament to date, hitting the green in two. Both Miss Bourassa and Mrs. Streit VTZTS confident gobg into today's round. Lethbridge's Barbara Home fired a 76 Friday. Her best round after an 80 and a 79. with earlier rounds of 76 and 71, handled the front nine in par 36 and carved two strokes from the par-37 back nine for a 54- hole score of 210. Doug Koxburgh of Vancouver, the defending champion and Mi- chael Sanger of Greenwich Conn., held second spot with 221. John Sale of Calais, Me., was next with 222 while Stu Hamilton of Brampton, Ont., and Keith Alexander of Calgary both had 223s. At 224 were John Macleod oi New Glasgow, N.S., George Haines of Bemardsville, N.J., Jimmy Wittenberg of Memphis, Tenn., and Nick Weslock of Bur- lington, Ont. Bert Ticehurst of Vancouver, who with Roxburgh was on the British Columbia team that won the WilJingdon Cup for amateur team play, ballooned to an 8; and 228, losing the lead he held for the first two rounds. "Not bad Ticehurst said, "just bad playing." SPELLS TROUBLE The third round spelled noth ing hut trouble for the 41-year- old Vancouver shotmaker. From the first hole where his second shot went into wooded area, he started picking up strokes. On the second hole, he had a shoit putt rim the cup, costing him a stroke. On the fourth, he shanked a shot into a clump of trees and then missed the green with an approach shot. The par three fifth cost him a penalty stroke as his tee shot went into a brook. The data processing supervi- having his worst round of competitive golf in recent years a 42 on the par 36 front nine on the way home, he was 41, four strokes over par. With earlier rounds of 71 and 74, he finished with a 228 total, 10 strokes of S'iderowf's pace. Sixty-five golfers remain in the field for the final round of the 72-hole event today. Dolphins tie 49ers 17-17 MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Steve Spurrier hit Jerry Simmons with a 12-yard touchdown pass with to go Friday night and San Francisco 49ers salvaged a 17-17 tie with Miami Dolphins in a National Football League pre-season game. Tho Dolphins, controlling the ball in the first half on the pass- ing of Bob Griese and the run- ning of LaiTy Csonka and Jim Kiick, had taken a 14-3 lead in the second quarter. Packers capture league pennant Packers captured the Ken- wood trophy as they easily won the Country Coub golf league pennant for 1971. They finished with ISO big loints, 20 more than runner-up Parsons who chalked 130 joints during the season. Third place went to Gentle- men III with 124 points while Atlas took home fourth spot vith 121. In Thursday night's league action Brent Logan of Bcnys earned the low gross honors iring a 38 while .low net score went to Bill Jlundcll of Atlas with a 33. The Packers foursome grabbed the low team net score vith a 144 and it was Rood enough to gain them an citfhl point sweep over E.ilons. The foursome included Boss feld, Dave Cvighlon, Bill Van Buskirk and Fred Morgan. League playoffs will be held during the next two weeks. Mcnnwhllc, two eight point weeps were registered in the iiikesido golf IcjiRiir ns lliis- cdos downed Southern Alliorln o-op and McQuires bounced DM Herald The McQuires foursome which included AI Aos, Steve Tomie, Bob Baulon and Ear] Fox also won the low team net score with a 137. Tliree shotmakers shared the low gross honors with a 36 Thursday night as Nick Ooo- trychuck and Don Tillotson of Basledos and Fox of McQuires. made the mark. Low IIRI score went to Andy Andrcachuck with a 31. COUNTRY CLUB (Final) Packers.................150 Par; Gentlemen III Alias l-ilydale CHFf Bmys Oriice Lake-view Doritjalli's R.llorvs Tcillr'lrun LAKESIDE MtGuircs Mouse ol Lelhlin Herfllcl Southern Co-op _. Tl championships the Lakeside All-Stars tangled with the Lelh- bridge ivorcrest All-Stars in a best of three affair winning the first 11-2, losing the second 13-8 and winning the final 6-5 in extra innings. In Moose Jaw the Lakeside crew kept up their winning ways trimming Edmonton in the tourney opener 3-2 and bomb- ing the Calgary squad B-0 In the "A" section final. Lakeside faced the Calgary crew once again in the tourney final, with Calgary needing to defeat the Lakeside boys twice in order to win the series. Lakeside's manager Beed Spencer and coach Bill Taylor watched Calgary take a 3-0 lead in the lop of the third in- ning in the tourney final but guided their boys to two runs in the bottom of the third and three more in the bottom of the fifth to keep their unbeaten streak intact, Barvie Pocza, who carried the locals to their 3-2 victory over Edmonton firing a one- hitter, went the distance against Calgary to earn the victory. Don Costello suffered the loss, but gave way to Greg Barrow in the third inning. A jubiliant Lakeside crew stayed in Moose Jaw Friday night and plan to fly to St. Laurent Sunday morning as they make their hid for the national title Monday. Starr could miss season GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Bart Starr, knocked out of Grc-n Bay Packers lineup by surgery to correct an injured arm tendon, underwent another operat'on Friday and will prob- ably miss the entire season, the National Football League club said. Starr, 37, was reported in sat- isfactory condition at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after surgery to correct a bleeding artery, a complication from the prior operation, a club spokes- man said. Saturday, Augliit 14, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 JUT] TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE Linemon Wolly Dempsey (54) heads loward mid-field in one of Saskatchewan Rough- riders' lale and unsuccessful fries to rally lot in a Westrn Fooiball conference game Friday night in Regina. Dempsey, had picked off on interception of a pass by Winnipeg quarterback Don Jonas. Alberta title up for grabs Dave Eltor' will be the scene of the Alberta Junior Fastball championships this weekend. Tonight at p.m. lie host Lelhbridge North Stars will open the two-day double-knock- out tournament with the Cal- gary Bridgevieiv-Renfrew while at 7 p.m. the losers will take on the northern representatives. Action will resume Sunday at 12 noon while other games are set for and four. Meanwhile the Nortti Stars arc hoping to capture their fifth Alberta title in eight years and will rely heavily on Gerry Cannichael, Dennis Hydychuk and Barry House to hold-off their opposition on the mound. All three wield a dangerous STOCK CAR RACING FOOTHILLS SPEEDWAY LUNDBRECK SUNDAY, AUGUST 15th TIMETRIALS 1 P-M. RACING 2 P.M. FEATURING NUMBER OF OUT OF TOWN CARS bat and should also carry the load in this department. Jim Tralch, Aaron Clements and Bill Harbuz also have a good and will strengthen the line-up. SPORTS FANSI BET 1 YOU DIDN'T i KNOW 1 by GARY KIRK I KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. Here'! o foolbdll oddity I I... San Francisco had lha I best offense of ail the big I _ league pro foolbcll teams I I last year, and Minnesota had ihe best defense-yet neither I got 1o Ihe Super Bowl I (Meanwhile, the two 1eami (hat did reach the Super I Bowl, Baltimore and Dallas, I I finished way down in offense _ I and defensive rankings I Baltimore was only 6th In I I Ihe league in offense and 7lh I in defense, while Dallas was I 4th in defense and 10th in I I offense. 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I I bet you didn't know that Kirk't have the largest truck I tire In Southern Alberta on diiplay in front of their store at 1621 3rd Avenue S. This I tire is 2693 Ibs. of rubber, I I and sells for only Its size is 2700x49 and men- I surei 83" in diameter. I See KIRK'S for i The Best Deal For I I Every Wheel! i KIRK'S i I TIRE SAIES LTD. I "The Tiro Experts" Your UNIROYAL Denier I (3 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU 1621 3rd Ave. S. KIRK'S FERNIE, B.C. fhone 423-77-16 KIRK'S TIRE (TABER) LTD. 6201 SOIh Avenue I Phone 323-3441 Lm -P. ;