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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta mugun ...._.._ just great' according to locals What were Summer Games By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor The dust has settled on New Westminster Buraaby. The 1973 Canada Summer Games have gone into the record book as a rousing success. While emotions ran high in one can say ran any higher than those of Paul Zook and Don Malesza of Lethbridge. I talked to both young Paul is 18 and Don while at the Games via the Alexan- der Graham Bell. I wanted to see what their reactions would be when they came face to face with Canada's very own Olympics. really said Zook. all Hard to he continued. Zook was almost speechless in describing the opening ceremonies for the track and field athletes. Zook competed in the shot- put while Malesza was in the discus event the provinces of Can- ada as well as the Northwest Territories marched all decked out in full color was the way Zook described things. It both young men something to behold. White it was quite an ex- perience for both Zook in particular had an added treat brought his way. He was selected to represent the track arid field ath- letes in meeting Governor General Roland Michener. really excited about he said prior to his meeting. The stayed In a school with about 20 people to a room. Everyone was it was a great way to meet a lot of people. When talking to both only Don had competed. competition was very be said. wasn't at my best but I had hoped to do Malesza made it .clear that he will be at another Sum- mer Games. 'It was a great he added. really feel like training The pressure was off Mal- esza so he was able to touch on items other than actual competition. are really being fed the food is just and the girls are alright While neither Zook nor Mal- esza they came back with what can only be de- scribed as a wealth of ex- perience. Both are members of the Lethbridge Track and Field Club and both agreed that they had learned plenty in their brief stint at Canada's Summer Games. Alderman Vera Ferguson was with the boys and she said the people of Lethbridge can't imagine just how wonderful it is to host the Canada Games. the Winter Games come to Lethbridge in 1975 we'll be the luckiest people in Canada because all eyes will be on The according to are designed for the athletes. The Lethbridge contingent to the Games put on a good old western pancake break- fast and better than peo- ple showed including the entire Saskatchewan teain of athletes. Ferguson. Zook and Males- za are all back in. Lethbridge. They all did their along with a great many to make the Games the rousing success it was. You might the Games did a lot for them as well. The Games were great Paul and Don Malesza both that the Canada Summer recently concluded in were just great. U.S. Soviet battle looms at 1973 Games MOSCOW The recurr- ing battle for sports supremacy between the United States and Russia was on again today as the seventh World University Games began. The Americans have sent their largest than men and compete in eight sports. Of many were swinging into action on the first full day of competition. Kathy a 19-year-old six-footer from Long Ca- who has been chasing the women's world javelin looked like America's brightest hope in Lenin Stadium today. Kathy's best throw is 208 1 less than six feet short of the world mark. The most spectacular track event of the day's program was the gruelling run. Gold medals were due to be decided in these two events and in the men's shot put. Other medals to be decided today were in men's foil fencing and the women's team gymnas- tics in optional exercises. The number of competitors in the University Games has in- creased steadily in the last dec- ade. At in just over athletes partici- pated. This there are about from 76 countries. But the real importance of these games is that they could be a trial run for the 1980 Olym- pics. The Russians wanted to stage the Olympics in 1976 but were beaten out by Montreal in the vote by the International Olym- pic Committee. Alberta cowboys showing well Blue Bombers showed little farm Stamps share first after so-so win CALGARY A touch- down march led by backup quarterback Jim Lindsey early in the fourth quarter sparked Calgary Stampeders to an 18-9 victory Wednesday -night over Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a Western Football Conference game. The before Argos pressed for 22-21 win By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer Alberta's 25-man contingent to the International High School Rodeo Finals in Utah is showing to good advantage. With the completion of the first go round Alberta High School Rodeo Assn. presi- dent John Loree of Claresholm reports that a number of the students placed in the top while many othars are in good shape for the average. Kent and Craig Butterfield of Ponoka faired the best of the Alberta entries. Kent tied for second and third HOLIDAY BOWL Glendale HOLIDAY VILLAGE GRAND OPENING Aug. 18th 1 to 12 Midnite CHECK FRIDAY'S HERALD FOR COMPLETE DETAILS in tils bareback bronc riding with a 61 while Craig shared third and fourth spot in the steer wrestling with a run of 8.7 seconds. Elaine of Twin was sixth in the dogging with a clocking cf 10.6 seconds. Elaine Marr and Calgary's Robert while they didn't place in the saddle bronc marked well enough to be in good shape lor the aver- age. Team ropers Steve Dunham of Calgary and Bob Fraser of High River got ths job done in 16.1 seconds but missea the top six placings. along with the teams of Marlin Draper and Marty French of Hillspiring and Gary Cotter and Jim Sherman of stand a reason- able chance at making the finals if they make a good run on their second steer. Del Bonita's Bob Robinson was able to mark a 46 on his bull but missed the top six while Cardston bull rider Robert was bucked off his first bull. Among the other Southern Alberta students Kelvin Fox of Cardston had a time of 18.1 on his steer while Taber's Philip Van Cleave missed both his steer and his calf. Team ropers Doug and Rod Jensen of Claresholm also came up empty handed in the team roping. On the disstaff side of the proceedings both Shannon Flem- ing of Calgary in the cutting horse competition and barrel racer Mona Wutzkie of Fore- most found themselves well back in the standings. Over 900 high school students from 24 states and Alberta and B.C. are entered in the Finals. The second go round ends Saturday morning with tha tinnlo clatori tnr nitrht TORONTO Argonauts once again are chart- ing an early course toward the elusive Grey Cup. The Argos edged Montreal Alouettes 22-21 Wednesday night before fans for their third consecutive victory in the East- ern Football Conference. It was the first loss of the season for the Alouettes who previously shared first place with the each with 2-0 won-lost records. Although victory didn't corns handily for the it was accomplished without the services of several regulars who were sidelined with injuries and without running back Leon traded early today to Calgary Stampeders of the Ca- nadian Football League's West- ern Conference in return for de- fensive tackle Granville Lig- gins. Toronto quarterback Joe who suffered a toe injury last passed to Eric Allen for one Toronto touch- down and Mike Eben caught a 10-yard scoring toss from run- ning back Marv Kendricks in the fourth quarter to clinch the victory. The other Argo points were added by Zenon who kicked field goals of 40 and 45 yards and booted two con- versions and two singles. Johnny last year's Heisman Trophy led the scoring twice in the fi- nal on a 73-yard pass- and-run play and on a 14-yard pass from Jimmy Jones. who replaced Montreal quarterback George scored the other Alouette major on a 10-yard run. Don Sweet converted all three. Mira ran just one play for Montreal bsfore he was injured. He rolled around the left end for 25 but was belted hard by outside linebacker Dick Aldridge and suffered rib dam- age. He was sent to hospital in Montreal early today for x-ray examination to determine the extent of his injuries. Jones formerly played at tha University of Southern Califor- nia and was drafted as a defen- sive back last year by Denver Broncos of the National Foot- ball League before being out. While at Southern Jones broke all of 0. J. Simpson's records there. ALS BETTER the Alouettes were rolling to 17 first compared with 11 by Ar- gonauts. They gained 235 yards rushing against the Argos' 71 and passed for 201 yards. Argos had 179 yards through the air. Each side attempted 22 with Montreal com- pleting 15 and Toronto clicking on 13. Montreal's net offence was 430 yards white Toronto managed only 227. aver- aged 51.2 yards on 12 punts against Wally Buono's 36.4 av- erage on 11 punts. who replaced the suspended was To- ronto's biggest ground with 48 yards in 15 tries. Peter Midler gained 109 yards on three pass receptions. Each team had one interception. TORONTO M MONTREAL 51 First downs Yards rushing Yards passing Net offence..... Passes made-tried Interceptions Punts-averaga Fumbles-loSt..... Penalties-yards MTL 17 235 201 430 1S-M 1 11-34 3-3 10-94 TOR 11 71 179 527 13-JI 12-51 1-1 MS pushed the Stampeders into three-way tie for first place with Saskatchewan Roughriders and Edmonton Eskimos in the Western all with 2-1 records. Winnipeg dropped to the .conference cellar with a 1-3 standing. Calgary had a 9-8 edge when Lindsey replaced starting quar- terback Pete Liske late in the third quarter. Six minutes into the final the rangy Texan began a 65-yard march with a 15-yard pass to fullback Bob scampered for 21 yards himself and then tossed a 24-yard touchdown pass to Gerry Shaw. knows the offence a hell of a lot better than head coach Jim Duncan said after the win. tough to come to a club late in training camp and put it all together. I figured we had to make the change because we weren't fitting what we wanted and we know Jim.' can call the Stampeders opened scoring early in the first quarter after tackle Max Huber recovered a punt fumbled by Winnipeg's John Steele at the Bombers' 12. Liske connected with Shaw for six points and Larry Robinson converted. Three seconds Rudy Linterman booted the first of two singles he scored off kick- giving Calgary an 8-0 lead. GOES 73 YARDS Only in the second quarter could Winnipeg manage a sus- tained with quarter- back Don Jonas putting to- gether a 73-yard march for Win- nipeg's only touchdown. Passes of 22 yards to Tommy Pharr and 42 yards to Bob LaRose brought Bombers to Calgary's seven. Rookie fullback Lee Fobbs carried to the then caught a pass in the end zone. Winnipeg's Gene Lakusiak added a single four seconds later off the ending the half 8-S. In the third quarter Robinson managed a single on a missed field goal and Don Moulton punted a 61-yard single. Linterman's second single off a fckkoff came three seconds after Lindsey led the Stampe- des on their final big drive. Three players Walt McKee boomed out an 85-yard single at to dose out scor- ing for the hapless Bombers. Lindsey led Calgary in rush- ing with 66 yards on nine car- and completed seven of 13 tosses for 103 yards. Liske com- pleted nine of 17 attempts for 84 yards. Shaw grabbed four passes for 55 yards and Linter- man had 41 yards on four catches. Stampeders led Winnipeg 283- 180 in total yardage as Jonas completed only nine of 23 passes for 103 yards and Fobbs rushed for 64 of the Blue Bomb- ers' 92 yards gained on the ground. CALGARY ll WINNIPEG First downs ._ Yards rushing Yards passing Net offence..... Passes made-tried Interceptions..... Punts-averace Fumbles-lost Penalties-yards WPS CAL 12 16 92 132 104 167 130 283 9-26 16-30 1 1 13-46 12-43.3 3-2 1-1 4-31 8-55 Laker foursome makes all-stars CALGARY fielder Irv Horns of Red Deer the Alberta Major Baseball League's batting was the lone un- animous choice for the league's 1973 all-star team an- nounced today. Lefthanded pitcher Pat Murphy of Edmonton the league's pitching cham- was one vote short of the maximum in the results of voting by the league's six team managers. Joining Horns in the outfield are Jesse Chavez of the AMBL batting champ in and Wayne Commodore of Lethbridge Lakers. A tie in the voting for all- star first baseman left Mur- ray Sleeves of Tigers and Rob Roy of Lakers sharing the position. Roy won the AMBL batting title in 1972. Others named to the team are righthander Paul Sullivan of catcher John Ed- wards of Calgary sec- ond baseman Dave Morris of Calgary third base- man Bob Brown of and shortstop Dave Edson of Giants. Nick Testa of Generals was chosen manager of the all- star team. He got three more votes than Ron Taylor of the Lakers. RILEY McCORMICK APPOINTMENT RICHARD McCORMACK Mr. R. assistant General Manager of Riley and McCormick is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard McCormack as supervisor of their southern Alberta stores. He will con- tinue as manager of the newly enlarged Lethbridge store in Centre Village Mall. In his new capacity he will also act as merchandise buyer for the company. Richard welcomes everyone to drop into their new stores and view the largest selection of western wear in Southern Al- berta. Riley and McCormick are proud to announce the Grand Opening of their newly enlarged Centre Village Mall Store now twice as large. Also the Grand Opening of their brand new store in the new Southview Shop- ping Centre in Medicine Hat. The tremendous demand for top quality brand name western wear has made it necessary to enlarge our Lethbridge Store and enabled us to open a new store in Medicine Hat. We know you'll be pleased with our fine new retail facilities and invite everyone to visit our stores for the largest selection of quality western ap- parel. SOME OF OUR FAMOUS BRANDS Tony Lama Don Quixote levii' Bailey Tern Tex Karman Amerkan Hat Juctin LM RMistal Rockmount Prince Clothing Riley McCormick Featuring the laragit selection of WESTERN WIAR and SADDLERY IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA CENTRE VILLAGE LETHBRIDGE SOUTHVIEW SHOPPING MEDICINE HAT ;