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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTIIBKIDGE HERALD Monday, AuguM 17, 1970 Smith Brilliant For Locals THE HEAT OF BATTLE Lclhbridge Native Sons and Edmonton Sherbrooke Shamrocks met for the fourth and final Alberta Lacrosse League playoff spot over the weekend and tempers flared as the action increased. Two battlers are being separated so play can continue. Lethbridge won both games. New York Wins, Pittsburgh Loses [els Cree Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Clcon Jones drilled tie- breaking home run in the sixth inning Sunday as New York Mets nipped Atlanta Braves 2-1 behind the five-hit pitching of Jim McAndrew. The victory, coupled with Pittsburgh Pirates' 8-6 loss to San Diego Padres, sent the sec- ond-place Mets within three games o[ the Pirates in the Na- tional League's East Division race. In other National League ac- tion, Cincinnati Reds defeated Philadelphia Phillies 4-2; Chi- cago Cubs topped Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2; San Francisco Giants downed St. Louis Cardi- nals 5-2; and Montreal Expos trimmed Houston Astros 5-3. Saturday, Cincinnati nipped Philadelphia 5-4, Atlanta edged New York 3-2, Houston downed Montreal 7-2, Pittsburgh wal- loped San Diego 9-3, San Fran- cisco beat St. Louis 3-2 and Los Angeles and Chicago split a doubleheader, the Dodgers win- ning the first game 9-7 and Chi- cago taking the second 13-2. The. Braves scored the tying run against McAndrew on a zany, inning-ending double play, But Jones spoiled the fun by opening the sixth with his eighth homer of the season. McAndrew ended a personal Syndicated SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Charles Engelhard's unbeaten Canadian-bred Nijin- sky has been syndicated for a record S5.44 million and will stand at A. B. (Bull) Hancock's Claiborne Farm in Kentucky next breeding season. Tile syndication of the three- year-old son of Northern Dan- cer, announced by Hancock, breaks down to 32 shares at a share. The two previous richest syn- dications were Buckpasser's for 54.8 million in 1967 and Vaguely Noble's for million last year. Nijinsky, who has made all 10 of his career starts in England and Ireland, is scheduled to race in either or both the Don- easier St. Leger and Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe and then close out his racing career in the Man o'War over HJ. miles on the grass at Belmoni Park, N.Y., Oct. 17. Capt. A. D. D. Rodgers of Ireland, John Hay Whitney and E. P. Taylor of Toronto, who bred Nijinsky, each has two shares. three-game losing strin; slow-motion double play. On Pirates With Jackson at third, Or brought his season record to 7- lando Cepcda at first and one 11 by blanking the Braves after out. second baseman Ken Bos Sonny Jackson scored in the well gloved Rico Carty's sinking fourth as the Mets completed a liner, but then let the ball trie kle away. Cepeda froze on the Golf's Million Dollar Wlnnei THE "RUNNING" CHIP Chip shots should run freely toward the hole. To 'achieve' this action, the ball must have a minimum of back-spin and follow a low flying path. The theory of chipping h that the ball should land on the green and run to- ward the cup. .hopefully pulling up. For the ball to roll, you must play back of SI. center in your stance. Move your hands ahead of the ball and flex your knees in the direction of the hole. Put your weight left and don't shift as you .employ as short a back- swing as possible. Keep your 'knees relaxed and bend them toward Ihe hole as .you hit. The bait will run easily and-you'H seldom be short. baseline, then headed for secon; when recovered anc tossed to first baseman Donn Clendenon. Clendenon threw to second then, prodded by McAndrew called for the ball back and fi nally stepped on first. In the confusion. Jackson tagged up a" third and sneaked home. The umpires ruled that Bns well had made the catch anc called Cepcda out at first, bu allowed the run because of the "time lapse" between putouts Both managers disputed the de- cision, to no avail. BLEW BIG LEAD San Diego's Ed S p i e z i o wracked the Pirates with s three-run homer in the eight! after the Padres blew a 5-C first-inning lead. Bob Robert- son's seventh-inning h o m e r pulled the Pirates even before Spiezio connected off reliever Orlando Pena to snap Pitts- burgh's winning string at three games. Johnny Bench drove in three runs, boosting his major league-leading RBI harvest to 118, and pitcher Tony Cloninger iiomerecl as the Reds checked the Phillies. The victory increased their West-Division lead to 12 games over the Dodgers who squan- dered a 2-0 lead and wasted 10 hits at Chicago. Randy Hundley delivered two runs for the Cubs with a pair of singles, helping right-hander Bill Hands gain his 14th victory. Hal run-scoring sin- Jc snapped a 2-2 deadlock at St. Louis and the Giants added two insurance runs in the sev- enth. Lanier had beaten the Cards Saturday with a ninth-in- ning single. The Expos downed Houston on Bob Bailey's two-run homer in .he ninth. The Lethbridge Native Sons finished the Alberta Junior La- crosse season in fine fashion as they picked up four big points from the Edmonton Shamrocks ever the weekend. in the two encounters Dave Smith was outstanding as he collected 10 goals and two as- to edge out Billy Taylor from Calgary and Peter Gam- ble of Edmonton by one point to capture the league scoring crown. Meanwhile, tile Lethbridge Juvenile Lancers split two ex- hibition games with the Cal- gary Juvenile Hillhurst this vcckend winning 8-4 Saturday night and dropping a 6-4 ver- dict Sunday afternoon. Sunday afternoon the Native Sons enjoyed Ihe most produc- tu e outing of the year whipping the Edmonton club 13-2. Dave Smith scored the most goals by any one player in a league game this year as he popped in no less then seven goals. This seven goal outburst al- lowed him to register 33 goals nd seven assists for the season. Smith was six points off the pace of Taylor and Gamble be- fore Sunday's contest, but with superb shooting he accomplish- ed what lie wanted to do. Other Sunday goal scores were Rick Credico, Warren Vaile, Ken Gregus, Dave Suth- erland, Ken Boychuck and Lyle Miller with one goal apiece. Mike Matsuba and Pat Niblet managed one goal each for the Shamrocks. In Saturday's contest Dave Smith once again led the Na- tive Sons to a victory as he potted Ihree markers in the C-3 vrfn. Ken Boychuck chipped in with a brace and Lyle Miller aided with a singleton. Al DuBcta and Pat Niblet were the only Edmontonians abling to score. goals to pace Ihe Lancers. Lancers tangling Other Lancer scores Ron llammcrslad, Dan were with Nanlon in a home and Iwas- kiw, Phil Legge, Dave Falcon- er and Dwayne Kitchener with finals will be played this weekend in the juvenile age group with Ilic one marker apiece. The Alberta Lacrosse home total goal series. The Lancers will travel to Nanton Friday night and host Nanlon Saturday night in the two game series. Game time is set for Saturday evening at the Lcthhridge Arena. Following this contest. Salur- ay night tiie Edmonton North Glenora Blues will entertain the Lethbridge Native Sons for Ihe Alberta Junior Lacrosse semi finals. The winner of this series will tackle the Ed- monton Larks for the Alberla final. Namalh Slill Not Around Falcons Thrash Jets By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS i smoky fire broke out under 'Atlanta Falcons soundly wooden stands, forcing tliou- Ihrashed Now York Jcls, of fans to climb fences to There were no injuries and everyone returned lo their seats except in a smalt char- Howe Asks I For Two Year First SUOO, claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs.. Acapulco Gold (Shields) 27.00 5.60 Hazy Kid (McCauley) 2.60 2.10, Happy's Bobo (Roe) 2.50. Time: 1-5. Bess, Expo Gal, Callim George, Larry Looper also ran. Track Second SMOQ, claiming, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs. Shock Troop (Parsons) 5.70 4.70 3.10, Hungryhawk (McCauley) 5.10 2.70, To Be Blue (Rasmussen) Time: A-5. Parkland Prince, Klzam, Yor Evarl, Mr. Big League, Royal Oro also ran. DOUBLE: J137.00 Third claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- ongs. Bazza fHunl) 19.80 7.50 4.90, Hey Joker (BMIlnasley) 3.EO 3.10, Nlpawin J; Whittle) 3.80.' 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