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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 l.ETMBRIDGE HERALD Friday. August 16, 1974 KAMPAI FIRST FARMERS RANCHERS TOUR OF THE ORIENT 3 WEEKS OUT OF VANCOUVER JAN. 12 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Herald Sports Locals on national TV Saturday at two Norcrest just one win away from Williamsport OAKVILLE Ont only one win away from the big one and the kids are really up Jim Szucs' Norcrest Little League team is but one win away from competing in the Little League World Series in Williamsport Penn thanks again to a solid team effort and the Coghlin boys Jarnie and Barry bounced Esquimau, B C 6-2 Thursday evening and now will await the "B" division champions Esquimau will meet Enndale, Ont today for the right to meet Lethbndge in the first of what could be two games Saturday They have to beat us said and he wasn t sure who that would be Along with coach Mike Prokop Szucs and the Norcrest club are in the driver s seat Norcrest plavs on national TV, Channel 13, Saturday at two It may not be our last cautioned Szucs, we may have to plav again Plav they did Thursday as Barry Coghlin threw and Jamie hit Barry gave up just two singles, one that hit the bag at iirst and the other that went off his arm, in registering the win He had control trouble in the bottom of the third as he walked four batters, allowing one run, and then wild pitched the second run home He shut the door completely after that was the wav Szucs put it In the meantime, losing pitcher Mike Bitton was jumped on for four hits, two of them for extra bases Norcrest got off to a quick 1-0 lead as Rod Tomita walked stole second and then scored on two wild pitches In the second inning neither club could muster scoring attack But in the third, the fireworks began Norcrest put the game away, as it turned out, with three runs in their half of the inning Merlyn Bunnage doubled and advanced as Gordon Keith was safe at first on an error Jamie Coghlin, who received a three-run home run from brother Barry when he pitched Monday, returned the compliment with a three-run shot B C came up with their two unearned runs in the bottom of the third but it was as close as they would come The fourth inning produced no scoring In the fifth Jamie again singled. Barry walked and then Jamie scored on a passed ball that eluded the B C catcher completely In the sixth Norcrest added their final run as Mark Szucs singled but was forced as Keith hit into a fielder's choice Keith, in turn, moved to third as Clark Bosch singled and then came in to score on an infield out Jamie Coghhn led the Lethbndge club at the plate with his home run and single Mark Szucs added two singles and Bunnage a double Keith, Bosch and Dick Reedyk each chipped in with a single One of those teams has to win three games in a row said Szucs "Our chances of playing the best in the world in the Little League World Series is looking better all the time Bombers pin hopes on front four WINNIPEG (CP) George Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive line coach savs his front four when they have their plusses going for them are as good as unit in the Canadian Football League The problem, however is consistency Or rather, lack of it The defensive line of Jim Heighton Mike Dirks, Dave Knechtel and Lloyd Grimsrud has been the Blue Bombers best unit so far this season and much will depend upon their performance tonight when the Bombers invade Taylor Field in Regina to meet Saskatchewan Roughnders The Bombers are winless in two starts in the Western Football Conference while the Quebec shotmakers lead in junior golf finals EDMONTO'N (CP) Louise Tremblay of L Assomption and Diane Dolan of Gatmeau captured tuo of the first three spots in the first round of the Canadian junior women s golf championship Thursday to Cdrrv Quebec to a two-shot ledd m the team competition Tremblav fired identical of 38 tor a total of 76 and a one-shot margin over Liz Ruttan of Unionville Ont in the mdu idual competion with Blockers defeat Tigers EDMONTON (CP) Edmonton Blockers played the role of the spoiler as they scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat Edmonton Tigers 2-1 in an Alberta Major Baseball League game Thursday The loss means Tigers magic number for ending in second place in the North Division and getting the final plav off position remains at three Any combination of Tiger wins or Barrhead Cardinal losses totalling three gives Edmonton the play-off position Tigers broke open a scoreless game in the top of the eighth inning when Dick Hazel! led off with a triple and scored with one out on a single to right field by Tim Young But Blockers came back in the bottom of the inning as Gerry Haig reached third and Mike Teahan reached second on fielders' choices, and then both came home on a throwing error by Tiger s third Baseman John Turiffe Dolan three shots further back with an 80 Quebec totalled 156 to On- tario s 158 The team competition is based on the best two scores of the day for each of 10 prov mces Diane Plante of La Tuque fired an 85 to share 15th place but her score did not count for Quebec Miss Ruttan and Stacey West of Thornhill, who shot 81, sparked Ontario into second place well ahead of third- place Alberta Jackie Davies of Edmonton provincial champ shared fourth place with West to pace Alberta Quebec leads Ontario by three shots in net play Only Miss Tremblay and Miss West broke 80 on the par- 75 Highland Country Club course largely because the girls had trouble reading the greens Davies three-putted three greens and both Ruttan and Dolan missed short ones, but few had more problems than Ontario champion Pam Johns of Weston, who finished with 84 after missing four birdie putts on the first nine Carol Andreachuk of Lethbndge was in at a 90 Johns whose total was matched by five others, eight shots off the pace in the 54- hole competition which ends Saturday, did not qualify to have her score included in the team competition, which ends today Alone in sixth place was Debby Stewart of Long Beach, Calif a three-handicapper who managed 82 although she had not played the course pre- viously Her sister, Martha, managed an 86, equal to the score posted by Liz Ruttan's younger sister, Shelley Jill Badger of North Van- couver, B C and Heather Williams of Oakville, Ont, posted 83 each Tied with Plante at 85 were Andrea CAMPERS Synergy West is studying Alberta's campgrounds for Travel Alberta. We are concerned with establishing a camp- ground system related to the needs of campers and r.vvite your comments on any or all of the following issues. Public and Private Campground Ownership Present Facilities and Services Campground Location Cost of Services and Entries Campground Environment and Physical Design Replies should be mailed no later than August 974 synergy 451 5 Bow Trail S.W., CALGARY, Alberta. T3C 2Q3 Rushton of Dartmouth N S Paula Phillips of Vancouver and Susan Sherk of Fonthill Ont Tremblay s score was the best gross score she has posted in eight years of golf She started as a caddy for her father when she was eight years old She has a seven handicap, which left her a net 69, one shot better than Ruttan Third was Karen Rackel of Edmonton, a 21-handicapper who wound up with a net 71 She did not qualify for the Alberta team Although scores were higher than the girls had expected, officials of the Canadian Ladies' Golf Union said they were pleased with the calibre of play This course is longer than it looks and the greens are tough, said one spokesman "They are having difficulty playing from some of the aw- kward fairway positions this course may present, but all of them are enjoying the course and are being asked to try in- teresting shots Golf league LAKESIDE GOLF Low Net Pat Sullivan (Herald) 31 Bob Plaxton (Dongatti) 31 Low Gross Al Kenwood (Singers) 35 Low Team Net Dongatti 131 Don Rice, Sonny Slavich. Boyd Tucker Bob Plaxton STANDINGS Fraches 124 Jubilee 122 Flemings 120 Ace 115 Pahulje 114 Singers 111 Parsons 108 CHEC 107 CJOC 103 Lethbndge Herald 98 Dongatti 97 Union 76 93 Sugar Beeters 90 House of Lethbndge 89 Imperial Life 85 Walkers 77 A W 69 Owen 63 Roughnders got a big victory earlier this week, edging Ed- monton Eskimos Tonight's game will not be televised But while the front four have provided most of Winnipeg's optimism, Dyer said they "have to play better longer "They have to improve stop- ping the run We can't make one big play and then let the opposition off the hook We have to shut them off on second down, and do it consistently Against the likes of Sas- katchewan's Ron Lancaster, George Reed and Bob Pearce, it is the crucial second-down play that usually hurts the most Dyer says however that his front four has the talent and the desire What thev need now is that consistency One thing the Bombers have going for them in tonight's first meeting of the season between the two clubs, is their reputation for playing well against Saskatchewan, something that worries Riders coach John Payne "Ya, it worries us they'll come out with fire in their eyes You can count on Payne said of the Bombers who picked up two of their four wins last year over Saskatchewan What makes a team play so well against another7 MANY FACTORS COUNT 'Really, it's a difficult question to answer it was the same when I was with the Bombers, although we didn't beat the Riders very often Payne adds that it's a com- bination of things, headed by Winnipeg quarterback Don Jonas "Jonas always seems to be mentally ready against us and always seems to come up with a hot hand It appears he would rather beat us than any team in the country, and the entire team seems to rise to the occasion around him Payne says the Bombers aren't that bad a football team and "they're due The offensive unit looks belter than last year, although it still needs time to Payne "They really haven't put it together yet Payne, whose Riders could move into a first-place tie with B C Lions with a win tonight, said rookie Bomber wingback Tom Scott "scares me "We know (Jim) Poulos can play football And that (John) Bledsoe, he's been knocking the dog out of everybody "One of these days they're going to get it all together and I hope it doesn t happen Friday night LACROSSE Provincial South Playoffs Leth. Labour Club Lancers vs. Calgary Bawden Braves Sunday, August 18 p.m. ADAMS ARENA 2nd of 2 Total Points Trevino clowns Just three strokes off the pace Lee Trevino clowns with the gallery at the Sammie Davis tourney. Seaver's season a real nightmare NEW YORK (AP) Tom Seaver sighs when he thinks of the 1974 baseball season and what might have been If I had pitched the way I should pitch, we'd probably be in first said Seaver "I don t think there's any doubt about it Instead, Seaver has rarely resembled the pitcher who earned his status as the ace of the New York Mets' staff with Racquetball tournament The Lethbndge Y M C A Racquetball Club will host a closed racquetball tournament August 22-24 at the Y Events will include men's A and B and women's open Only 40 entries will be accepted and forms are available at the Y Entries must be in by 5 p m August 19 four one-hitters, three strikeout and earned run average titles and two Cy Young awards in seven National League seasons Season eight has been a nightmare for the man they call Tom Terrific His record is 7-7 with a 3 52 ERA It has left a bad taste in the mouth of a man who has often been termed the best pitcher in baseball He worked seven innings in his last outing Wednesday against Los Angeles Dodgers and left the game on the short end of a 2-1 score in a game eventually won by the Mets, 3- 2 He gave up eight hits, walked two and struck out four By his own admission, he wasn't great, but he was lots better than he has been "First of all, I was very happy that we came back to win I thought I pitched well I had enought to get by It wasn't anything to brag about, but it wasn't bad either I tried to slow myself down and to be fairly consistent LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. 7th StrMt Shopping Mall Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 Store Open 9 a.m. to p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Saturdays. Gaylord reaches 16th win with help The ASSOCIATED PRESS Gaylord Perry, aided by Frank Duffy's two-run single, snapped a six game losing streak and notched his 16th victory of the season Thursday night as Cleveland Indians defeated Minnesota Twins 4-2 In the only other American League baseball game Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago White Sox 2-1 In the lone National League game Chicago Cubs defeated Houston Astros 5-3 Perrv. 16-7 who won 15 consecutive games earlier this season but had been trying to get No 16 since July 3, allowe' five hits in seven innings The Indians broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning John Ellis doubled with two outs then Bert Blyleven, 11-14, walked Oscar Gamble and Tom McGraw to load the bases before Duffy lined a single to left Earl Williams and Paul Blair socked solo home runs in support of Mike Cuellar s MX- hit pitching that carried the Orioles past Chicago Williams hit his ninth homer of the season in the fourth inning and Blan slammed his 13th in the fifth off Jim Kaat 13-10 Cuellar 14-9, ending a three game losing streak with his first victory since July 20, struck out a personal season high of 10 batters including Dick Allen three times He yielded a run in the seventh on two walks and a single bv Buddj Bradford Second baseman Milbourne dropped Steve Swisher s two out popup for a two-run error in a three run eighth inning that gave the Cubs their over the Astros Bilh Williams hit a one-out single the 2 500th hit of his major league career Thornton walked and Jern Morales singled tying the score Bill Madlock was walked mtentionalh to load the bases then George Mitterwald struck out before Milbourne dropped Swisher s routine popup letting Thornton and score Old-Timers tilt tonight The Lethbndge Lakers will bring the curtain down on their 1974 baseball season tonight when meet the Lethbndge Old-Timers in an 8 p m tilt at Henderson Park The Old-Timers will dress a variety of the older set along with several members of the news media The game will also be a tan appreciation night with the hamburger buns Pepsi and watermelon scheduled to be handed out in Wednesday s cancelled game with the Calgary Jimmies being given out between innings The Lakers will also make their presentation to the most valuable plaver of the 1974 Alberta Major Baseball League season ELRICH TIRE SPOR NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet L Pet GBL St Louis 62 57 521 64 53 W Phila 60 58 508 1 59 55 518 3 Pitts 59 59 500 59 58 504 5 Montreal 55 60 478 York 57 59 6 New York 51 63 447 8 56 62 475 8 Chicago 48 67 417 55 63 466 9 Los Ang 75 43 636 69 50 580 Cmcin 71 48 597 4 C b2 M 534 5 Atlanta 63 54 538 11 59 58 504 9 Houston 59 58 504 15 60 60 500 9 San Fran 54 65 454 58 61 487 11 San Diego 47 72 395 28 47 72 395 22 GAMES rODAY'S GAMES San Diego Freisleben (8 6) Lolich (13 14) at Oakland Hi inttftr M 7 Q 1 Chicago Kremmel (0 1) Philadelpgia Carlton (14 7) at Atlanta P Niekro (13-9) New York Koosman (11 8) at Cincinnati T Carroll (4 1 y Chicago Bahnsen (10 13) and Kusick (0 0) at New York Dobson (10 14) and Tidrow (9 9) Minnesota Hands (4 4) at Boston Los Angeles Sutton (10 8) at Pittsburgh Ellis (8 <5 1 Texas B bby (16 11) at Cleveland Houston Dierker (7 8) at City Dal Canton (7 5) at Rogers (12 14) San Francisco Caldwell (11 3) at 51 Louis Gibson (6 Gnmsley (13-10) Milwaukee Wright (8 17) at California cyan (15 12) CHURSDAY'S RESULTS Houston 000 100 6 000 100 5 0 Chicago 01 1 000 5 8 001 002 01 4 5 2 Richard Cosgrove (6) Forsch (11 14) Burgmeier (8) 4 4) York (8) and M May Borqmann G (16 7) and tamora (7) Todd (8) (3 2) HR Minn Ohva 9) and Swishe: HR Chi 000 000 6 1 000 110 OOx 280 AS R H (13 10) and Downing Cuellar 5arr All 489 67 178 9) and Etchebarren HRs Bait 3ross Hou 412 62 133 i9) B'dir (13) 'isk Pgh 388 56 125 R H Pet Sarvey LA 467 67 iSO Mm 452 66 165 365 .lontanez Pha 361 39 115 Tex 308 44 107 347 ,mith SL 356 52 113 KG 370 M 119 322 irock SL 457 75 144 Tex 380 50 121 316 iuckner LA 405 53 125 Oak 375 65 116 309 )hver Pgh 426 64 131 Bos 385 70 119 309 iebner Pgh 405 71 124 Cmc 360 59 1 1 1 308 Home runs Schmidt Chi 406 79 125 308 27) Wynn Los Angeles (27) NY 296 47 91 307 ;mcinnati Oak 438 56 131 304 Runs batted in Schmidt runs Allen (31) Burroughs enc (22) DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. 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