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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Peace River Emerges With The Spoils 1970 THE IETHSRIDGE KERAID _ 1J, Cubs Lose Bid Les Olirn hud complete con- trol of his fastball and curve Sunday afternoon and as a re- sult Letlibridge Crighton Cubs will have to wait until another year for the Alberta senior baseball honors. The Cubs hosted the'Alberta senior baseball finals tills past weekend but were thwarted in their bid for the title by Ohm and his Peace River Stam- peders' mates. Ohrn fired the third strike past 14 hitters while allowing just three hits as the Slam- peders dumped the Gibs 11-3 in the final of the two-day event. Cubs needed two wins over the Stampeders to win the crown but Peace River settled the is- sue in one encounter. Randy Maxwell, picked up from the Junior Miners for the playoffs by Cubs coach Doug Frier, was the loser. Wayne Morgan led Uie Stam- peders at the plate with three singles and a double. Ken Gall chipped in with three singles. Ilowio Heggcdal stroked a double for the Cubs. Earlier Sunday the Stam- peders. with Ohm pitching, trimmed Two Hills Eagles 8-6 to advance to the final. Rich MAKING SURE OR UPSET? Dale Stuckey of the decision. Action took place In the senior baseball finals Lethbridgs Crighton Cubs is either making sure he doesn't at Henderson Lake over the weekend, miss home plate or he is very upset with art umpire's ______________ Angels Lose Ground To Leaders Minnesota Halts Tailspin By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bill Rigney breathed a sigh o relief Sunday after his power- ful-hitting Minnesota Twins broke a nine-game losing streak. "It's been the Twins' mana- ger said after his array of slug- gers broke loose for a 9-6 vic- tory over Boston Red Sox. The victory boosted Jtirjicsc ta's West Division lead in the American League to 4V4 games over Oakland Athletic's who lost Z-l to Baltimore Orioles. "Well, we've managed to make a race out of the West Di- said1 Rigney, who hac good reason to be happy. The Twins had a 10-garne lead over second-place California An- gels Aug. 8, before the start ol their skid. Oakland got hot and won six of eight, took over sec- ond and had cut Minnesota's bulge to games. Milwaukee Brewers spilled Cleveland Indians 4-3; Detroit Tigers turned back California Angels 7-1; Washington Sena- tors nipped. Chicago White Sox 2-1 and New York Yankees downed Kansas City Royals 5-1 in the other AL games Sunday. LOST TWO SATURDAY In games Saturday, New York edged Kansas City 5-4, Balti- more downed Oakland 7-1, Washington trimmed Chicago 4-2, Detroit beat California 5-1 and Boston took a doubleheader from Minnesota 5-3 and 11-7. Rigney, interviewed before Sunday's game, admitted the Twins had been playing rag- gedly. "When you say 'slump' you touch a lot of said Rig- ney. "And we touched them all. Our play has been ragged all over." Cesar Tovar's three-run h'omer in the eighth turned out to be the decisive blow for the Red Sox. Brant Alyea, George Mittenyald and Harmon Kille- brew hit earlier homers for the Twins. Reggie Smith, Tony Conigli- aro and Gerry Moses homered for the Red Sox. Baltimore's Dave McNally be- came the majors' first 18-game winner, stopping Oakland's surge toward the top with a s i x -h i 11 e r. Chicb Salmon's homer off the left-field screen in the fifth broke a tie and sent the Orioles to their 12th .victory in the last 17 games. SQUEAK THROUGH AGAIN Gus Gill drove in Roberto Pena with a ninth-inning single as the Brewers' won their fourth, one-run ganre in a row. Pena worked a walk off Dennis WRESTLING TONIGHTl P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM SIKI and SWEETAN vs CHRISTY BROS. Plus 4 Big Bouls 52, Higgins to open the ninth and was sacrificed to second by Ted Kubiak. Mickey Stanley and Jim Northrup drilled three hits apiece as the Tigers ripped five California pitchers en route to their victory. Left-hander Les Cain scattered four hits for the Tigers. Stan Balinsen hurled a six-hit- ter for the Yankees' fourth straight win and their 15th in their last 21 games. It was also New York's ninth win in a row over Kansas City this season. Del Unser's pinch-hit single in the eighth scored Ed Erintanan with the go-ahead run in Washington's victory over Chicago. Finishes 18 Strokes Under Par Miller "Wins Easily By TOM MITCHELL OTTAWA (CP) Florida's Allen Miller, s c o r c. h i n g the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club course like a southern tor- nado, captured the Canadian amateur championship Satur- day with a 274 total, 18 strokes under par and 10 ahead of his nearest competition. A 22-year-old student from Pensacola headed for U.S. pro ranks, Miller said the tourna- ment was the "best competitive round of golf I've ever played" and no opponent would chal- lenge the statement. "That was some golf said John Mahaffey, another 22-year-old from San Antonio, Tex., who was the halfway leader here but who wound up with a 285. "I don't think I've ever seen better golf." In the opening round Wednes- day in the four-day competition, Miller came in with a 66, seven under par, and the tournament lead. That was just a stroke off the course record. He was even-par 73 Thursday but hammered out a 68 Friday to regain the lead, three strokes up on Bill Kratzert, an 18-year- old from Fort Wayne, Ind. On the final day, 'Miller dem- onstrated his firm intention to ;rab the title, shaking down the .ough par-37 front nine of the course for a 32 and shattering any hopes that somebody might catch him. He whittled another stroke off par coming home in 35 for a six-under 67. WAS BEST CANADIAN Stu Hamilton, the 25-year-old rust company employee from Brampton, Ont., who finished with 284, was top Canadian. tough group of American jolfers, most of them youngs- crs, invaded this 1970 amateur and gave it the best field in its i6-year history. Finisliing with Hamilton hi More Sport On Page 12 the tie for second at 284 were Dick Siderowf, a 33-year-old stockbroker from Easton, Conn., and a- second-place fin- Cliuvaio Wins By Knock Out SARAJEVO, Yugoslavia (AP) George Chuvalo, Canadian heavyweight champion, knocked out Mike Bruce of Springfield, Mass., Saturday night in the second round of their scheduled 10-round boxing match. The crowd of wildly cheered Chuvalo, who is of Yu- goslavian descent. After Ms quick and effective victory, the crowd carried the jubilant Chu- valo out of the ring. Chuvalo said the victory proves wrong those who said his ring career was ended after tha defeat he suffered in New York earlier this month in a bout with George Foreman. Foreman gained a technical knockout in the third round against Chuvalo in their sched- uled 10-round bout at Madison Square Garden Aug. 4. Chuvalo said he lost the match in New York because his wife interfered. Mrs. Cliuvaio was not at the Kosevo Open Air Stadium for Saturday night's bout. Chuvalo said he never again would per- mit her at ringside.. OUTWEIGHED BRUCE Chuvalo weighed pounds less than his opponent, who is four inches taller. Chuvalo started the first round with a ferocious attack, tagging the Massachusetts youngster with a series of hard blows to the body. Chuvalo renwed his attack in the second. A strong left upper- cut staggered Bruce, who fell into the ropes. Then a rain of olows by Cliuvaio sent Bruce to ,he floor after two minutes of second. Slavko Gale, the Yugoslav ref- eree, started to count but Bruce could not get up. After the fight Chuvalo said lie wanted to have a return match with Foreman. He said 10 would consider the place for .he match, which he hoped to get as soon as possible. isher last year, Kratzert and Jim Simons, a youngster from Butler, Pa. Then came Mahaffey with his 285. At 266 were Keith -Alexander, 40, of Calgary, the 1960 Amateur champion over this same course, Don Klenk, an 18-year- old from 111., and Howard Twitty, a 22-year-old from Phoenix, Ariz. Paul Purtzer, 21, of Phoenix was next at 188. year-old student from Oakville, year-old student from lakville, Ont., who won the 1969 amateur, followed at 289. Doug Roxburgh, the Vancouver 18-year-old, also finished with 289. Hamilton played steady golf throughout the tournament, staying under the 18-hole par of 73 each of the four days with scores of 70, 71, 72 and 71. Alex- ander's cards were 71, 70, 71 and 74. McDonald was 67, 77, 74 and 71 and Roxburgh was 68, 72, 72 and 77. SMELLED VICTORY Miller felt he had the title in the bag after the seventh hole Saturday, when his pretty ap- proach "shot stopped 10 feet from the cup and he knocked the putt in for his fourth birdie. "After that I figured nobody could catch me." On 14, he made what he called "my best shot of the tournament." It came after his ball landed on the lip of a bunker' bordering the fairway, giving him problems with his stance for his approach shot. He got it away cleanly and made the green and his par. Coming home he rapped in a 15-foot putt on the 15th for his final birdie. Gary Cowan, 31, the Kitch- ener, "Ont., golfer who won the amateur in 1961, finished with 290 after rounds of 71, 70, 77 and 72. Also at 290 were Daniel Tal- bot, 17-year-old junior from Be- loeil, Que., and Paul Williams of Burlington, Ont. Bob Barrett of Southampton, Ont., was 291. Miller, who expects to turn professional after getting an- other year or two of amateur play under his belt, said: "It's the first national ama- ,eur championship I've won anil he first international champion- ship." He promised to return and de- fend the title next year. Anderson was Iho loser for Two Hills. The game was tied 6-6 after eight innings but the Stam pcders came up with two runs in their half of the inning to earn the win. Pete Czuy belted two doubles and two singles lor the win ncrs. Terry Aman had a home run and Anderson three singles for the Eagles. In another Sunday game the Cubs showed little hospitality as they blasted Two Hills 23-0 in a game conceded after 2! innings. Rod Taylor, another Junior, was the winning pitcher, An- derson was tagged with the loss. Athol Thomas stroked home run and two singles for the Cubs before the game was called. The Cubs opened the week- end with a win and a loss Sat- urday. Two Hills edged the locals 4 2 in the first game of the day with Marshall Dehid the win- ner over Greg Lazaruk. Ron Reidkowski managed i double and a single off of Laza- ruk while Dale Stuckey and Thomas paced Lethbridge. Stuckey had a triple and two singles, Thomas two singles. In the game Lethbridge left 14 runners stranded. Lethbridge then eliminated rcat Bend Braves as they stopped the visitors 9-3 in the afternoon game. Dennis King bested John An- derson for the victory. Thomas pounded out another lome run and a single while Bruce Gullett belted three sin- gles. Hob Hoy added two sin- ;les. Terry Chapman had three singles for Great Bend while 31aine Chapman added two safeties. Great Bend had lost their 'irst game Saturday 2-1 to Peace River. Murray Nellis, with relief lelp from Ohrn, was the win- ner in the extra-inning encoun- ,er. Terry Chapman was the oser. Wayne Morgan poked out a double and a single for the win- ners with Buck Clarke corning up with a triple and a single for Great Bend. Peace River will represent the province in the Canadian final which starts in Brandon, Man. this weekend. Unity Captures Tourney CALGARY (CP) Shortstop Ned Andreoni drove in three runs with a homer and double as Unity Cardinals blanked Es- ton Ramblers 14-0 in an all- Saskatchewan final of the Cal- gary Amateur Baseball Asso- ciation senior tournament Sun- day. Tom Sharpe, relieved in the seventh inning by Don Crick, picked up the pitching victory. Both pitchers combined for J5 strikeouts in the final game be- fore fans. The nine-inning contest was delayed for an hour because of a power failure. The Ramblers, who ad- vanced to the final with a 15-8 win over Peace River-Fairview All-Stars, used four .pitchers against Unity with starter Ed Fox taking the loss. In an earlier s e m i-final game, Unity m'pped Idaho Col- lege All-Stars from Sandpoint 5-4 with catcher Larry Roch- holz hitting a homer in the bot- tom of the sixth for the win- ners. Unity picked up for its three victories in the three-day tournament, while Eston col- lected Alberta Horse Readies Mark EDMONTON (CP) Ky Quill, a nine-year-old gelding owned nnd trained by Jack Anderson of Devon Saturday became the first Alberta-foaled thoroughbred to reach in lifetime earning, The gelding won Sat- urday by again capturing the 25th running of the added Speed-To-Spare cham- pionship at Northlands Park in Edmonton. He also won the championship in 1968. The win boosted his earn- ings this year to in 10 starts. Hidden by veteran jockey Sandy Shields, Ky Quill cov- ered'the H's miles in one min- ute, 54.4 seconds and finished IVi Icngtlis ahead of Ky Win- ner. A 50-1 longshot, Pebble Hill, finished third. VICTORY IS HIS Dave Stockton of Westlake, Calif., tosses his cap to the gal- lery on the 18th green after winning the PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Okla., Sunday. Positive Attitude Helped Dave Stockton TULSA, Okla. (AP) Dave Stockton is the new PGA cham- jion because he believed in a team and refused to be shaken jy Arnie's Army. "I came here with a positive the 28-year-old profes- sional said after collecting the first prize Sunday and crushing Arnold Palmer's bid 'or the only major title he lasn't won. "All week I thought about how I'd play the 18th hole if I :ame down to it with a two- jtroke really felt it would happen." Stockton came to the final hole of the 72-hole championship vith a three-stroke tod and :losed will a 73 for a 279 total and a two-stroke edge over 'aimer and Bob Murphy. Each of the runners-up col- ected Larry Hinson and Gene Littler were nest at 282, Electing Jack Nicklaus shot a brilliant 66 and tied Bruce Crampton at 283. Crampton shot a 67. Dick Lptz, 67, and defending cham- jlon Ray Floyd, 75, were next it 234. Masters champion Billy Cas- per had a 73 for 289 and Gary 'layer of South Africa rallied or a 70 and 286. Lee Trevino matched the course record with a 65 but was far back at 291. George Knudson of Toronto von for his 298 total. He shot a 72 Sunday. ARMY WAS PROBLEM For a while it appeared Stock- on's tremendous effort might >e sabotaged by Arm'e's Army. )nly Ai-nie had a chance to beat n. 'Sure I heard them out David said. "They only ired me up. I was that much nore determined to win." Stockton played in the final wosome with Palmer, who is often embarrassed and apolo- getic over the wild deportment if his followers. "I don't blame Dave said. At the seventh hole, with Stockton preparing to hit a wedge from file fairway, a fan was heard to yell: "Bury it in the sand, Davey." Stockton sank the short pitch shot for an eagle deuce. At the tough 13th, Stockton dumped his second into tiifi lake Norcrest Takes On Windsor THUNDER BAY (CP) Ac- tion begins here tonight as four teams clash to decide the Cana- dian Little League Champion- ship. Valleyfield, Que., represen- ting the Quebec-Maritimes re- gion returns to defend the title won last year. Also entered in Hie double-knockout tourna- ment is a team from Windsor, Ont., representing that prov- ince, a squad from Lethbridge representing (lie prairie and the British Columbia champions from east Trail. The winner of the tourna- ment, for players born after July 31, 1957, advances to the Little League Baseball World Series, scheduled for Williams- port, Pa., Aug. 25-29. Valleyfield meets east Trail and Windsor plays Lethbridge in opening games tonight. The two losers meet in the first game Tuesday night, and the two winners meet later in the second game Tuesday. Single games are slated for Wednesday, Thursday and Fri- day, if necessary. and heard a spectator scream: "Yahoo! Go get him now, "That really burned me Stockton said. "I wanted to sink my chip shot just for spite. I told myself if I did I would take the ball and cram it down that guy's tlu'oat." Stockton almost holed out with a magnificent chip which he said saved the tournament for him. The ball stopped less than a foot from the hole. Stockton sank long putts on the 16th and 17th and played conservatively short on the 18th to preserve his edge. CINCINNATI (AP) Veteran Betsy Rawls fired an even-par 72 Sunday in the final round to claim a one-stroke victory in the Ladies Professional Golf Association Buckeye Invi- tational. i Miss Tawls of Spartensburgh, S.C., toured the front nine at the yard Royal Oak Racquet and Country Club course in 34, but soared to a 38 on the back side wha-e she had bogeys on the 1-il.h, 15th and 18th holes. She had a three-day total of 210. Pam Barnett, Charlotte, N.C., carded a four-under par 68 Sun- day and finished second with a 211 total. The victory was Miss Rawls' 52nd tournament triumph since turning professional in 1951. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. HI PHONE 328-76841 APPOINTMENT Gordon G. Peterson, President cf College Mercury, pleased lo anounce the appointment of Guy J. Peloquin 01 Service Manager ot College Mercury. Guy Is very well qualified Jo look after your service requirements. Having spent 11V: years in the auto- motive service field with his last position being assistant Service Manager in Winnipeg. Guy is a married man. and has one child. He extends cr warm welcome Jo all our service customers and eagerly looks forward to being of service to the general motoring public. We at College Mercury, like you the public, extend a Warm to Guy and his family. a ilk AVINUI S 6lh STRUT, IMl STRUT I 3rd AVSNUf, UTIIBRIOGE, AUIRTA Service Dept. 6th Avenue and 6th St. S. Phone 327-5763 ;