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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 20-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, August 16, 1974 Connors belted to sidelines by unknown Juan Gisbert TORONTO (CP) Juan Gisbert is a man of many talents. He plays a good game of tennis for about six months of the year. He's also a lawyer who handles tax cases for an industrial bank in Barcelona. And he's studying for a degree in communications. When he's not doing that, he writes tennis stories for Dairio de Barcelona, a local newspaper. On Thursday, the lanky 32- year-old Spaniard really had something to write about as he eliminated top-seeded Jimmy Connors 7-6, 6-2 from the 000 Canadian Open tennis Short sport B.C. TAKES LEAD WINNIPEG (CP) British Columbia has taken the lead in the standings of the National Wheelchair games with 14 gold medals, six silver and one bronze for 178 points. Alberta was second after the second day of competition with 92 points for eight gold medals, two silver and three bronze. MEXICO WINS EDMONTON (CP) The best junior golfers in Mexico held off Alberta Thursday to win the eighth annual meet between the two Six singles matches ended in a dead heat Thursday at Glendale golf club. Alberta won two, halved two and lost a pair, but couldn't close ground on the Mexicans who led 7V after two days of the three-day competition. First conceived in 1967. TAIWAN QUALIFIES FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Ap) Favored Taiwan qualified for Saturday's finals of the Little League-Big League tournament with a 2-0 Thursday night victory over San Antonio, Tex. It was Taiwan's third straight victory in the double- elimination tournament SURGEON HEADS WBA PANAMA (AFP) Dr. Elias Cordova of Panama was elected president of the World Boxing Association (WBA) Thursday night. He is the first South American to hold the post. Dr. Cordova a 57-year- old surgeon, has been vice- president of the WBA since 1965. GERMANY WINS GARY, Ind. (AP) Mark Harris pitched a four-hit shut- out Thursday as Wiesbaden, Germany, ousted Berwick, Pa., from the Senior Little League baseball world series 8-0. The loss was Berwick's second in the double- elimination tournament. Charlotte, N.C., which beat Clear Ridge, 111., 2-0 Thursday, also raised its tour- ney record to 2-1. MAGAZINE FOLDS TORONTO (CP) Canadian Pro-Am Boxing Magazine, a monthly journal devoted to coverage of Canadian and international boxing, has announced it has ceased publication due to high costs and limited advertising revenue. MCMILLAN NASL ROOKIE NEW YORK (AP) Forward Doug McMillan of Los Angeles Aztecs has been named Rookie of the Year in the North American Soccer League and Miami Toros' John Young as Coach of the Year. McMillan and Young were both born in Scotland. CARTY COMES BACK CLEVELAND (AP) Cleveland Indians announced Thursday they have purchased the contract of veteran outfielder Rico Carty from the Cordoba club of the Mexican League. Carty, 35, is leading the Mexican League with a .376 batting average, plus nine homers and 60 runs batted in. He batted a combined .229 in 115 games last year for Texas, Oakland and Chicago Cubs. tournament. Gisbert displayed steady, consistent shot-making in defeating the 22-year-old Connors who saw his placements and volleys go awry. "It was one of the biggest wins of my tennis said Gisbert. My game was more steady I did not expect to beat him." Connors said he "seemed to lose interest a bit" during the match. He won Wimbledon earlier this year and surprised himself by taking the U.S. clay court title in Indianapolis this week. Chris Evert, Connors' 19- year-old fiancee, breezed past fellow American Laurie Tenney 6-0, 6-0. Miss Evert, the top seed in women's singles, will play fourth-seeded Kazuko Sawa- matsu of Japan who defeated Romanian Virginia Ruzici 6-2, 6-2. Second-seeded Julie Heldman of the L'.C. triumphed 6-2, 6-0 over Racquel Giscafre of Ar- gentina and she will meet Jeanne Evert, Chris' 16-year- old sister, who sidelined Paulina Peisachov of Israel 6- 4, 6-2. Connors' defeat left only two seeded players in the lower half of the Orantes of Spain and Hans Pohman of West they'll play each other in today's quarter-finals. The fifth-seeded Orantes ousted a sore-armed Ivan Mo- lina of Colombia 6-1, 6-1. Pohman eliminated Molina's countryman Jairo Velasco 7-5, 6-2 to advance. Gisbert will play Mexican Marcello Lara who conquered Ismail El Shafei of Egypt 6-3, 7-5. The quarter-final between fourth-seeded Bjorn Borg of Sweden and Guillermo Vilas of Argentina is expected to be a battle of hard hitting youngsters riding hot streaks. A BLOKE WHO SOMETHINN THAT WHEN SACK IN A MINUTE WU TOUCH MY Race results Young golfers give it another try Panasiuk enjoys hot hand EDMONTON shooting Bob Panasiuk showed no sign of cooling off as he got ready for today's first round in the 54-hole Alberta Open golf tournament. The Windsor, Ont., golfer fired a five-under-par 66 earlier in the week for the best score in the tournament pro-am over the Derrick Golf and Winter Club course. Panasiuk comes into the tournament as the top money- winner on the Canadian pro tour this summer. He has earned and has won two tournaments, last week's Saskatchewan Open and the Quebec Open in June. "I believe I can win any tournament I play in, "says Panasiuk. "I believe I'm a good player and I think all my shots will turn out. I don't think I will hit a bad shot or miss a putt. "And if I do happen to miss, I get over it quickly and look to making the next shot." Officials of the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association say the Derrick course is one of the toughest on the seven-stop tour. In addition to coping with a demanding layout, the 124 golfers might run into problems if it rains since Derrick has one of the poorest drainage systems of any course in Edmonton. "We have a clay base under the says assistant pro Brian Bygrave." Water just sits and sits forever. When it finally does evaporate, the grass is baked solid." He added that "one inch of steady rain overnight has this course in rough shape." Some rain was predicted for Thurs- day night or early today. Several young Canadian golfers who challenged Stockton, Murphy tied WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) Dave Stockton and Bob Murphy shot six-under- par 65s and tied for the first- round lead Thursday in the Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open golf tournament. Stockton, hobbling over the Wethersfield Country Club course with a bone bruise on his right foot, dropped three 25-foot putts and holed three more in the 12- to 15-foot range. Murphy, on the other hand, had it so close to the hole he didn't have a birdie putt of more than six feet and missed two others of about the same length. Those two shared a one- stroke advantage over rookie Eddie Pearce and Australian veteran Bruce Devlin, tied at 66. Hubert Green, George John- son, Don Bies and Jerry McGee followed at 67. Lee Trevino, winner of the PGA national championship last week, bogeyed two of his last three holes for a 68 and was tied at that figure with more than a dozen others. South African Gary Player, who has taken the Masters and British Open crowns earlier this season, bogeyed the final hole and was four strokes back at 69. Defending champion Billy Casper could do no better than match par 71. Jack Nicklaus, U.S. Open champion Hale Irwin, Arnold Palmer, Tom Weiskopf and Johnny Miller are not com- peting. Murphy hit every green in regulation. And he had it so close to the cup that his birdie putts measured two, three, four, four, four and six feet. Stockton, however, got his share of the top spot with a round that included putts totalling more than 130 feet in length. He too, got away without a bogey, but had to do some scrambling. He one-putted for par three times, once from 12 to 15 feet, and admitted he got away with a mistake on the 14th hole. He had to drill a third shot through a small opening be- tween tree limbs to the green to make par five on the hole. Panasiuk in Saskatoon last week will be back for another try. Greg Pidlaski of Stouffville, Ont., and Dan Halldorson of Brandon, Man., were tied for the lead after two rounds last week, will head the contingent of young- sters. Tournament officials, who earlier learned that defending champ Al Balding of Toronto would not be in the field, re- ceived a surprise entry by telegram from H. H. Lund of Denmark. Lund apparently heard about the Canadian tour while playing in Europe and decided on short notice to try his luck here. Officials knew little about him, but discovered after his arrival that he is a four-time member of Denmark's World Cup team. CORN FORD AHEAD EDMONTON (CP) George Cornford of Calgary took the first-round lead Thursday in the inaugural Alberta Seniors Golf Championship. The four-handicapper shot a fine two-over-par 73 to lead 108 shooters and top his age group, 50-54. Danny Podersky of Edmonton and T. K. Summerell of Calgary were next with 76. Podersky led the 55-59 grouping. Summerell played in the frosh 50-54 bracket. EDMONTON (CP) Northlands Park race results Thursday FIRST claiming, 2 year olds, three and one-half furlongs Steven Cee (Niblett) 4230 1580 950. Blue Electra (Coombs) 510 3 40, Federal Sweep (D Wiseman) 8.20 Time 0 43 seconds Jeannie Cash, Troubled Queen Shrill Clarion, Brilliant Scholar Hayd's Honey, Bold Spin, J J Ribot also ran SECOND 3 year olds, 6 furlongs Ruken Speed (Gold) 1000 460 440, Libation (Sorenson) 3 10 260 Little Roscoe (Kipling) 5.10 Time 1 13 1-5 Chino's Brave, King Chitty Siss Champ, Countess Aurelius also ran DAILY DOUBLE: THIRD claiming, 3 year olds, 6 furlongs Wandering Miss (Niblett) 53 50 1780 920, Arctic Love (Coombs) 390 300. Wily Desperado (Morns) 490 Time 1 13 3-5 Merry's Hi C, Tifany Star Mister Mission, Bold Balladier. HIJO Toke Le Flame D'Hiver. Koy Klon also ran QUINELLA: FOURTH allowance, 3 year olds 6 furlongs Mr Peppard (Hendncks) 31 50 1460 800, Sans Faute (Sorenson) 12 70 6 20. Tantwen (Ollive) 3 80 Time 1 12 4-5 Lady Silhouette, White Light, Hadahoney, Cagey Max Storrpy Spirit. Mrs Malaprop Carys Son also ran FIFTH S1.600, claiming, 4 year olds and up 6 furlongs Careless Sun (Sorenson) 3 80 2 80 220. Klondike Charm (Phelan) 370 250, Fair Haydn (Kipling) 300 Time 1 13. Obligation. Friendly Guy Secret Nycan Mister Bewitched also ran EXACTOR: S12.30. SIXTH S2.100. claiming. 4 year olds and up 1 1-16 miles Sure Hidden (Ray) 14 30 6 70 4 90 Maxie's Heir (Whittle) 7 70 4 70 The Whisp (Phelan) 560 Time 1 47 Flying Speed. Law Boss Mighty riawk Mister Wolf Hope You Hurry Gemation also ran SEVENTH 500 claiming 4 year olds and up. 1 1-16 miles Scotty George (Inda) 740 510 2 90, Glib (Phelan) 7 10 4 70 Nmiane (McCauley) 4 70 Time 1 46 1-5 Yalta, Award, Another Bomber Hylo Ruler Keanspin Prince Ot Northland, Canyon Patrol also ran PRICES EFFECTIVE TO SATURDAY CLOSING AUGUST 17th WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES CALIFORNIA GROWN CANADA NO. 1 BEEF STEAK TOMATOES NABOB REGULAR OR FINE COFFEE 11b. net wt. pkg. 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