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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 16, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Three Lethbridge Judoka shine in competition Junior Olympic crown goes east EDMONTON first Canadian Junior Olympics, inaugurated this year in the West, wound up Thursday as an eastern show under the direction of Ontario and Quebec. Ontario, represented by more than 100 athletes, collected 36 gold medals, 26 silver and 22 bronze. Quebec was next with 26 gold, 23 silver and 16 bronze medals. The Junior Olympics were sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada and organized by the Junior Olympic Committee of the Canadian W SHOOTERS W The Lethbridge Trap Club last week hosted two major Trap Shoots. The South Alberta Summer Games Shoot which has been reported on in the Herald and the Annual Uethbridge Club Shoot. A total of targets were thrown in these three days of competition. If this sounds like a lot, it is! Trap Shooting is North America's fastest growing shooting sport, by actual numbers. Now to report on the Annual Bill Peterson, of Claresholm emerged the big winner, with five wins to his credit, including the big one "High Event Winners: No. Singles "A" Class: Bill Peterson, Claresholm 196 x 200 "B" Class: Ray Cole, Brooks 192 x 200 "C" Class: Mel Ritchie. Calgary 188 x 200 "D" Class: Tom Mah, Red Deer 188 x 200 High Lethbridge Club member: Bill Peterson 188 x 200 Event No. 2 200 Doubles Champion: Robin Timmerman. Calgary 190 x 200 "A" Class: Jim Maclean. Calgary 185 x 200 "B" Class: Bill Peterson. Claresholm 186 x 200 "C" Class: Blair McNeely, Bow Island 175 x 200 Event No. 3 100 Singles Champion: Bill Peterson, Claresholm 98 x 100 "A" Class: Ron Wobick, Barons 98 x 100 "B" Class: Bob Asher, Brooks 98 x 100 "C" Class: Clayton Wos, Lethbridge 98 x 100 "D" Class: Alex Arias. Lethbridge 95 x 100 Sub Junior: John Mah, Red Deer 89 x 100 Event No. 4 targets Champion: Nino Campetelli. Calgary 95 x 100 Long Yardage: Jim MacLean, Calgary 91 x 100 Middle Yardage: Myles Travis, Red Deer 94 x 100 Short Yardage: Hugh Bell. Vauxhall 92 x 100 Event No. 3 and No. 4 Combined Lady: Darlene Woo. Lethbridge 183 x 200 Men's: Myles Travis. Red Deer 191 x 200 Junior No 3 and No. 4 Combined Clayton Woo. Lethbridge 180 x 200 Runner-Up.to High Blair McNeely, Bow Island 558 x 600 High Bill Peterson, Claresholm 561 x 600 GOOD SHOOTING AND SEE YOU AT THE NEXT ONE! was surely .good to see Jerry Lane and his wife Jane up from Great Falls. Montana. Jerry was severly burned in an accident a short while ago. but has made a remarkable come back and is right back shooting. Good going. Jerry! PLAINSMAN SPORTS HI WESTERN CANADA'S LEADING SUP- PLIER OF QUALITY FIREARMS, TARGET EQUIPMENT. RELOADING SUPPLIES, LIGHTWEIGHT CAMP- ING AND ALPINE GEAR. COMPLETE GUNSMITHING SERVICE! 329-7th St. S-, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Phone 323-6822 KEN KOTKAS 0 BOB HOBBS ART BOURNE iGunsmith) Olympic Association. They are expected to be held annually, although no site has been named for next year's competition. The Junior Olympic program was formed to help develop athletes for international events. There were a number of standouts during the three-day Olympics, which attracted more than 800 athletes from all provinces, the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Eight Olympic sports were held diving, gymnastics, judo, swimming, track and field, water polo and wrestling. Robert Delorme of Montreal was outstanding in gymnastics, picking up six gold medals. He won individual titles Thursday in the floor exercise, pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar. He took the all-round title Wednesday and combined with Pierre Claval of Montreal to give Quebec the team crown. Swimmers show little respect OTTAWA (CP) The na- tional swimming championships ended Thursday night after four days of stiff competition which brought the downfall of an un- precedented number of Cana- dian records. Four more records were shattered in the last round of finals bringing to 20 the number broken since Monday. This was three more Cana- dian records than were broken last year at the finals in Quebec City and three more than the number which fell at the last Commonwealth Games at Christchurch, New Zealand. The crowd roared as Wendy Quirk, Pointe Claire, Que., toppled the first record of last night finals, racing the 100-metre women's butterfly in The spectacular first-place finish trimmed a fraction of a second from the record she set earlier in the day in preliminary heats. Records were also broken by Pointe Claire, Que., Swim Club in 400-metre women's medley relay and by Vancouver's Canadian Dolphins Swim club in 400- metre men's medley relay. Pointe Claire slashed the previous women's medley relay time by more than three seconds to from In the next event, Dolphin men cut the previous men's relay time to from Vancouver's Doug Martin whittled 13 seconds from the record in the gruelling metre men's freestyle to from Despite Martin's record-set- ting finish, he was second in the race behind Brazil's Ojan Madruga, one of an 11- member invitational contingent. Madruga's win gave him a Canadian open record, held by non-natives. He finished with Other events Thursday saw Marian Stuart, Pointe Claire, take the 200-metre women's breaststroke; Graham Smith, Thunder Bay, Ont., win the 200-metre men's breaststroke; Mich Oliver, Etobicoke, Ont., finish first in 800-metre women's freestyle and defending champion Bruce Robertson, Vancouver, take the race in 100-metre butterfly. Also starring in gymnastics was Marie Gagnier of St. Leonard, Que., winnner of the free exercise, balance beam and uneven bars for three gold medals. Wednesday, she took the all-round title. In diving, Eniko Kiefer of Montreal and Steve Wilks of Woodstock, Ont., each earned two gold medals. Miss Kiefer, 13, one of Canada's best divers in her age division, took the one-and three-metre titles; Wilks did the same in the boys' division. Double gold medallists in swimming were Trudy Munro of Saskatoon, first in the 200- metre butterfly and 200-metre individual medley, and Eddie Strom of Winnipeg, tops in the 100-metre butterfly and 200 metre butterfly. Among the top competitors in track and field were Brigitte Bittner of Elliott Lake, Ont., winner of the women's high jump; Jim Buchanan of Ottawa, winner of the men's long and triple jumps; and Phil Olson of Vancouver, gold medallist in the javelin event. Doug Reid of Orillia, Ont., finished first in the 10-event decathlon and set a Canadian record in the process with 6.826 points. Second was Gordon Graham of Vancouver with 6.569 points. Lucette Moreau of Pointe Cascades, Que., and Ian Scale of Toronto were double gold medallists, Moreau winning the discus and shot put while Scale finished first in the 200 and 400 metres. Quebec won the gold in water polo, beating Ontario 9- 5 in the final. Alberta picked up five gold medals in boxing, and Alberta was first in three of five final events in judo. Lethbridge's Tom Greenway won the heavyweight title while team mates Joe Meli and Guy Pomohac chalked up wins in the light heaveyweight and middleweight divisions. Bright outlook James Marquez, despite the loss of most of his left hand says he will still pitch next year in Little League. in a farm accident. 1974 SUMMER CLEARANCE 28 Trailer and Camper Rentals must be cleared. All sizes and models. 'f A! I I ff Super Sale Example SCAMPER 220 TANDEM Was I; SAVE Rental Clearance STARCRAFT KING OF TENT TRAILERS' Also exclusive dealer for the ideal trailer for your economy car. SPECIAL DISCOUNTS ON ALL 1974 NEW and DEMO CARS JEEPS Hornet Hatchbacks Light, Compact Easy Towing .-j. ,-.-iJ, Javelin AMX FOR mm Jeep THE TOUGHEST FOUR LETTER WORD ON WHEELS We make it because we believe you want an affordable car with a lot more put into it than just good looks. And our BiiyerProtection Plan puts a lot more behind it. Ambassador Hornet 3rd Ave. 3rd St. South "Serving You for over a Quarter Century" Phone 327-2805 ;