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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THI inHBRIOGE HfRAltl tu'iclny, Aunuil 15. Euthnsiasm as Uvo-ti-day sessions begin Sinden puts through stiff workout TOKONTO lUissia Is preparing for its exhibition lnK'koy mirk's with Canada in Setember hy tlie best i Moscow tminiament hi National llix'key frum tiMininment in Moscow nwdurics mi Autf. -1 iuul Ilic, Monday niter im abbreviate! loam I hat will meet Team Can-1 summer cif fun niici business. achi in I he rinbl-fjame sei'ies 1! will lio known day. llu- following Team rccnmpixl Us si-loot ixT.sonnel the afternoon skating drill ended, aiost of Uic 'It ors on the ice tim! mnrc Hum a lilllo diflionlly Ciiting (o tlic di'L'Ssing rooms. Mrmy vetovnn ohsnrvoi1.1; run- sidercd It ono of llic (ouglicsl wmkouls Ilicy had seen. Not so Harry Sinden, Team Canada roach. "II was a mtnnal said Ilio iinc'-liim- conch of Hos- on Htuins qml that ckih ader winning the Stanley Cup CAFF Orr in Ion rue y final Optimists win junior gals title Ixilhbridge Junior Optimists won the Allicrln junior girls' fastball championship over the weekend in Edmonton. The locals competed in a two-day double knockout tournament n-iUi Okoloks and the host Ed- monton Calwocxl .luniors. Optimists won Ihrce and lost only one during Ihc Iwo days cf action. In the toiimajiient final Sun- Race results (CP) r fJorlhlar.Ji Parfc FIRST tl JOT claiming. 3 V'ta 7 furloras. Go Gypsy (RajT.UiSfln) 1.70, Scalna's Flee! Boy 510. If By Chanca (Bogq! UJ4 1-5- VlavTn, "SirtMay, E SECOND claiming, 3 year cldJ, 7 fur- Iwir.s. GaManr Apolli 10. M J.50 3 50, Reiurni Barrotyj 3.13 j.Vj, Td Tayet CA' 4.70. Qlc-'ss.ed With Speerf, Touch, F! cab-ello Graride, Pagan Lady also CONSOLATION DOUBLE; Ji.l Track Scraleh: Summer Mini, V THIRD vi, tlalmlnsj year oldi ties. day cvctiiiig Val Orr was the for the Optimists as they dumped Okotoks Orphans 13-2 in the deciding game. Debbie Jensen paced the 10- hit Lethbridge attack with a double and Lwn single. Orr gave up just four singles in- cluding two to Kerry Waters. In tho opening game Satur- day the Orphans the hosl Calwoocl club 3-2 mth Val Rob- inson tho v-inuer over Sharon Convey. The Optimists elimin- ated Edmonton in the second game as Debby Borzel was the winner over Convey in a 3-1 encounter. Davlyn Last .stroked three singles for the Optimists. The Optimists dropped their only game of the tourney in their second outing as Okotoks belted them 15-7 with the loss going to Val Orr. Robinson was i die winner. I Fayc Mills managed throe singles in a losing cause while Donna vStanton also earned three singles for OkoloVs. The win gave Okotoks the A section title forcing the Opti- mists to defeat them twice, I In the fourth game Horze! earned the win over Shirley I Wadtlell as the locals came up i with a 7-5 victory. i Joanne Johnson a dou- ble and two .singles for the Op- timists while Connie Bresovsk. chipjiocl in with a home rur and a .single. Petfgy Plathnr pounded out a triple and single [or Okotoks. This .set tho M.ijie f easy 13-2 Lethbridge win in the :inal. The Optimist? will now part- cipatc in the western Canada junior championships this week- id ii; Okotoks. Included in the tourney will two learns from wan, Prince Albci-lu and kaloon, Victoria and Kamloops from British Columbia and four clubs from Allicrla including Calwood, Okotoks the hosLs for the Iwo day show, Calgary Tim.ic Juniors and tlio Opti- Semi- open tonight the Ozark; [Klplinq) 1 3f> 340 I PuEhinq Girl (Phelan) (Suitor) 560. Tlrr.e: !-5. Rullflh Counly, Te'raipeed, ftrlnner, Ridge, Brae O L-ary also ran, QUINELLAt Jia.50. FOURTH rfrJirnlng, 4 year cldi ar.d uc. (Raimuwn) V.M 4.15 (Sanchez) 3.'j1. BaHV? Matnh (Wiseman) 2.W. Tirr.e: -15, Day, ran, FIFTH ng, 3 year oldi, 1 1-14 KXACTOR.1 JS76.50. S1XTK n.7.'fl, tlalrnlng, 4 n Arctic, ift Flutter, Dsitiny's ran, SEVENTH aided handicap, up. 7 5 V) 3.80 year 'Kir, ;ll 3.70, 3.10. Love Is up, 7 !0 5.M Pro league in Europe? TORONTO fCP) The Star says Bruce Norris, owiicr o( Dotrnit Red Wings of the Na- tional Hockey League, is in- vesti gating the possibility of starting a professional hockey league in Western F-urope. Although is chairman of Ihe N'KL Ixiiirri of governors, Iho newspaper says he is bc- licvefl to he acting on his own rather thnn on behalf of (ho tcaguo. The Star Norris has .sent the Kori Winds' executive direc- tor, Jim Bishop, and counsel John Zieglcr and Lincoln Cav- riliere, operations manager of nctrmt Olympia, to Europe to check the market. 'Hie says Toronto Maple president Harolrl }Jaliard Allan Kaglcson, ex- director o[ Uic NlfL Players Association. con- firms! Dial thoy are aware ol Norris' operations- It .says countririii imrlcr con sideration [or tnn propose Lethbridge Lakers are in Cal- gary tonight for their first taste of pEayoff action in the Alberta Major Baseball League, Lakers, in their first year in the six team leaguo earned the fourth and final playoff berth over the weekend by stopping Red Deer Elks 3-2 and 6-5 in a pair of games (he locals needed In order to ad- vance to the playoffs. Lakers finished one half game ahead of the Elks. The locals are definite under- dogs for the best-of-three series the pennant winning Cal- gary Jimmies. "We only beat them once during the said Lak- ers' manager Doug Frier. He pointed, out, however that al least two of the games could have gono either way with a couple of breaks, The fact TC- ains that in six meetings the Jimmies held the upper hand ind rlid, indeed, the league. They aro solid favor- it e.s. "We'll give it our best" add- ed Frier. Lakers are al home lo the Jimmies Thursday evening al Henderson at eight o'clock in the second game of the semi- final. Calgary Giants and Kd- isco, Calif, left today for home and football camp. He was the southpaw the Lakers had after Hex! Taylor left the club in the season. Tlio Lakers will need some ireaks to get past the Jim lies. Their sweep of Red Deer on the weekend maybe just the nomenlum they needed. meet the monton Tigers other The Lakers fio into the scries with the Jimmies without a left hand hurler, Jeff De- Recat, a native of San McLaiu ballery about lo fold CHICAGO f API Sharon McLain filed a suit seeking sep- aration from her husband baseball pitcher Denny McLain of Atlantic Braves, in circui court here Monday. Mrs. McLain, daughter of for mer major league great Homlrcau, who now i.s a broad caster for Chicago Cubs, sal McLain deserted her and lha she was subjecled to repeater mental cruelty by her tnishanr corn plaint states thn ethbridge iid Deer Blue W L Pcf OBL mvi n league Golf play results .OIJNTUY CLUB-PLAYOFFS net Clark 26. gross Carson Goa 40 Low Learn net Gentlemen III 136. DIVISION 1 OfFIc? Texaco Turnllure net Ken Christcnscn Sugar Bectcrs; Kobert A ntier son, Imperial Life; Jack Lakie House of Lethbridge tied at Low gross Gordon Laurie Sugar Boelers; Lloyrl Kane- wischer, Jubilee tied at 33. team net Walkers Steve Tomie, ,Joc O'Rielly, and Jim Clarke league include Sweden, West McLain al legally descried his Germany, Italy, Austria, Swit- wife t more than I did with Ihc iruLns. The players will be get- ng familiar with each other's tylc and they can best do this y .skating up and down the e." How does this compare with thcr trainuu: camps he ami his ssisiani, former Montrealer ohn Ferguson, have attended? "Tho enthusiasm out there remendous, as much as any .amp we've been to more Jian any camp." The Inevitable question arose f Bobby Orr, Boston's brilliant oiuig defenceman and the s outstanding player last ear. Orr hud knee surgery in ic off-season and his conlribu- lon to the Team Canada effort s slill vague. MIR PLAY "Bobby won't be at the train- ng camp and it I.s unlikely he'll in said Sinden. 'We'll decide after four games vhat tho situation he added, implying there was a xjssibil i ty Orr m ay rn a ke the "our games in MoscoWj Sept. 22, 24, 26 and 23. Sinden, who played for iVhitby Dunlops in 19SK when .hey won the world title, said ic has no idea what to expect rom Iho Russians since video- ,apes of their last five cham- pionship final games would not work on the facilities at Maple Gardens where the team .s working out, "But we're hoping Lo line up a machine. The players arc really interested in seeing ;hem." Team Canada has two scout- observers at the Moscov. tournament, John McLcllnn an Shane (ioirld, Australia's 15-year-old swimming Mentation, has set herself n mwtest goal at Ihc Olympic (James. "I hopf; In win ono goM nir-dal but I'll be trying for wiv- rralv" said Iho KVypar-nld rrhoolKirl aftor hrr pran- hen in Iho Olympic MJ55 (Jould and bf-r matfo--ninfi other girls ami M in Munich on Saturday folfowing n 31-hour hip frora Mclhoumn. Four hours aflcr checking in to IHp Olyrnpir; Village, tho (cam was doing in Ihrs swimming Tilondn, and srlf- Gould holds womr.'nV. wrjrlr! rnarks over lOfj, 'JTK> and metres in the fret style rrtt.egory. Klie is ;il- rnady hilled a.s (he lop woman of Iho yenr'.s Olympirs, 1ml. sai'l slio fa nto r I i lo, is Mi.v; jnnlfl'fl Irrfinrr in Australia. Jin ".sbo ha.s the physiqun Iwhnifjue. Anrl frho Irains lirrr.'.elf well. She i.s a young girl with a very old head on her I1HOKI-: MINUTK 1IAIIR1ER Miss