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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE UTIICHIDGE HERALD Tucscltiv, AuguM 17, 1971 WET WELCOME Apprentice Jockey Mick Rhode gels racings Irad- Weilding ihe bucket of waler is fellow jockey Raphael Eslapper. ilional soaking after winning his first race at Exhibitor Park in Vancouver. Stargell lets up on some power Jenkins can feel fifth 20-win season Major upset by Durr, Goolagong heads home By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS to only two Cart's Willie Stargell felt the vibra- Houston Astros got the shock. Ferguson Jenkins felt like and Atlanta Braves got StaigeU. Ihc major league leadef in home 111115 with 41 and in runs batted in with IOC, cracked three singles and a dou- ble and ciruv'E in four runs Mon- day night, pacing Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-3 over the Astros. Jenkins, the- w i n n i n g e s t pitcher in the National League, moved clo.-pi' to his lifth consec- utive 20-game .season, hurling a hvo-hittcr Tnr hh ISIh victory as Chicago Cubs blanked Atlanta Braves Ihc help of a tuo-run double by (lie big right- hander. single in the fourth and Earl Williams' single in the fifth. He also stopped the 22-game hitting streak of the Brave's Hank- Aaron, retiring him three straight times. And he walked one and struck out seven, giving him only 26 bases on balls and 204 strikeouts in 2-W 2-3 innings this season. "I was sure fortunate to get tlie double in tlie ninth inning and have the two extra he said. "If the hall's over the plate like that one was, I'm going to swing at it." Jenkins, on the threshold of Tfircisov is inercslcd Russians eyeing football? MINNEAPOLIS (A PI The Russian who introdrccd hockey lo tlie Soviet Union wants to sec the insides of a National Football League (raining camp M u r r a y Williamson, the United Stales N7 a I i o n a 1 s hockey coach uho just re- In Ihc olhcr Xalional League; from a trip Ulc So. games, _ Reds tic- viet Union said hc is Lrying io "i Jlin- proposition of playing three a t i o n al Hockey League gcincs. ''He said. may not win. The- outcome doesn't matter. will learn from "Tnrasov'.s philosophy i s that his placers ji'st can't he liockcy jjlayers." said. "They arc great baskcl- fealccl St. Louis Cardinals fi-5! and New York McLs lopped Los Angeles Dodgers 6-0. Tlie powerful 215-pound Slargell had been in a recenl.' slump, gcins 10 days without a I homer, before crashing two against Kunday. He then felt hc had shaken his slump. Pitlsbm-Rh slancr Dock Kills was forced Lo leave after seven innrngs because of a sore elbow, bul he pained his victory against six losses. The victory ended a four- game Pirale losing slreak and increased their National League East lead lo five games over SI. Louis. the high-kicking 6-5. 205-p o u n d Cubs' ace from Chatham, Ont. limited AManla arrangenienl.5 irj] nesola Vikings to allow Ana- foly Tarasov lo tour Iheir fa- cililies. ''He is inierested in going to an XFL said. "I have a feeling Ihey want to start foolball over there.'1 U'iluamstm, who spent six days Tarasov inspocling the Russian training mclhods. has invited the Soviet coach lo Minnesota for Sept. 2-12. The Soviet hockey learn has dominated the louma- ment for years, and will he the favorite in the 1972 Winlcr Olympics in Japan. "He claims his goal in life Is Lo play a National Hockey League Williamson iCountry Club lo Jiosl Lcllibnclgo Country Club will be Ihc scene ot an an inter-club slag Wednesday afternoon. An annual affair, members of Ihc Henderson Lake play 18 holes at the Country Club and then Country Club members are I the guests of the Lake Club. Two members of each golf club will make up foursomes fcr the afternoon round Golf- ers are asked lo book their own lee limes. The cost of the one-day event has been set a! S3 wilh prizes to be awarded at the conclusion ball players. They look good in soccer. They play a lot of tennis. "I'd hale lo pet in a fight wilb their plavers. They're brutes. Tarasov says lie knows Ihe Canadians mid Swedes are faster skatcns 'hut we can outlast Daring one three-hour ice workout, said, not one Soviet player left the ice for a drink of water. "There just isn't any water he said. But the training also in- cludes plenty of off-ice excr- c i s i n g, including ballerina- type calisthenics and work- oiii.s wilh lead hockey sticks and weighls. said. "He made a toast lo a j of the day's play. Save on Rugged Batteries at Gulf... H1.95 (GvoU) T-l-55 (12 volt) T-24-40 Cash In on savings on all farm products. Ask your Gulf agent, dealer, distributor or nearest Gulf Service Centre. Service runs in our family. Farming runs In yours. Semi finals open tonight The Dallas Cowboys dethron- ed the M and K Generals as the Senior Men's Fastball league champions and earned the Kiinuras Sporlinfi Cer, trc wa.uknce _r: helped Baltimore beat the 1 being Ihe first pitcher lo siring together five consecutive 20-vic- loiy seasons since Ihe Braves' Warren Spahn did it from 1956- 60, said he pitches about the same against all clubs except the team that traded him lo Ihe Cubs in 1966. "They (Lhc Phillies) said I didn't have any fast he said. "Well. now. T don'L give them anything but thai." CUBS CLOSE IN The triumph moved the Cubs within one-half game of Louis in the National League East. Tlie Cards were bcalt'ii by Cincinnati on George Kosler's run-scoring single in Ihe ninth. The hil scored Tony Perez, v.ho had walked and reached second on Johnny Bench's sing'c. Billy Conigliaro whipped a Ihrce-run homer in the bottom of Ihe ninlh inning Monday night, moving Boslon Red Sox to a see-saw fi-.T vicioiy oi'cr California Angels. The homer, Conigliaro's ninth of Ihe season, sailed over Fen- way Park's friendly left field screen, which hadn't been so friendly for the Red Sox had dropped seven all of them at home Klscwhiere in Ihc Amcncan League Monday nighl. Balti- more Orioles shaded Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 and .Minnesota Twins blasted Cleveland Indians 11-2 in Lhe only games sched- uled. It was Cor.'uliaro's first home run since June 3 and first game-winning hit since April 12. Frank Robinson, nol a bad hitter against anybody, raised his season's average against TOIlONTp (CP) Francoiso Durr. exploiting lier linckhand, upset Evonnc Goola- gong Monday night in the women's singles final at the Canadian Open tennis championship. Uliss Durr pi'J, her steady game togelhcr to win the litlc fi-2 and in money. Miss Goolagong will have an extra in her pocket when she reaches Aus- tralia Sunday. Miss (ioolagong, on the. road since March, has been aching lo return home. "1 was practically there to- niglil." she said after her match. "Even after Wimbledon, 1 wanted lo rush home and see everybody. "I'm not surprised at my play tonight. After Wimbledon, I couldn't hil a ball over Ihe nol for llircc weeks. T expect- ing it. Most of all I was just glad lo be going home noiv." PLAYS TO Il.U'KIIAND Miss Durr, the 28-year-old Irrcnch champion, challenged Miss (loolagong's concentration from Ihe start by playing to her backhand, (he Wim- bledon queen's best shot Miss Goolagong started strongly by taking Ihc first two of tho opening set but the steady ground strokes of Miss Durr, who had lost to her three limes this year, began to take Iheir toll. She broke Miss Goolagongs service in Ihc fifth and ninth nies to take Hie opening set and held her own weak service n Lhe second set to take the match. "Evonnc swincd lo be play- ing in slow motion, Miss Dun- said. "I guess she is looking forward to going home. I could see her backhand was not going loo well and that is her strong- est shot. She was not really ac- curate." Miss DUJT had decided before the match that she was going to "try a new thing" and slow down the pace. "She likes a fast she said. "She made a lot more mistakes this time." In the men's doubles final, the top-seeded duo of Tom Okker of I The Nelherlands and Marty Riesscn of Evanslon. III., de- feated Arthur Ashe of Los Ange- les and Dennis Ralston of Bak- ersfield, Calif., 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. H was Okker's second payday in a row afler he picked up for losing Lhe men's sin- gles final Sunday to John Ncw- combe of Australia. Okker and Riessen split while Uie losers pockclcd Halslon managed lo hold his serve only once during Ihe bost-of-Iive sel malcli. The cighl-day richest ever held in Lraclcd ahoul fans. Race results EDMONTON (CP) fJorlhlandi Pnrk race rcsulis Monday; Flril claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs John Cyclops (Billingsley) 7.10 Z.flO. Raneepage (SfadnykJ 4.10 370, City Fella (Hunl) 4.80. 4-5 Thumbhill, April Wonder, Symbaoe, Hillarious Hanns, Poocilclaker also run, img, Second 4-year-olrfs and up, cfar Tn miles My Esruefo (Billingsley) 13.60 7.30 J.OO, Liilie Beck (Kipling) 4.40 3.40- Ice Alley (Morris) 6.70, TiiTic: 3-5 Senor Tigre, Misler Bnunlilul, Dill's Clinp Chop, Hudson Valley, My Rcse Ann alss ran. PAILY DOUBLE: S1B.M. Third allowance, 5-year-old maidens, 7 (urlnngs West Wind Hone (Sladnyk) -1.10 3.00, c C Magic (Jackowiak) 5.BO 2.90, Fourlhoucihl (Whillle) 3..iO. Time: Reach For The Ton, Ami D'Amour, 'Tis Magic, Western Echo also ran. QUINELLA: Pourlh added Journal Handicap Cirsl 3-year-olds and up, 7 fur longs His World (Sanchez) l.fiO 3.60 270, Flying Award (Morris) 3.BO 7.70, Ice Palac? (Sffldnyk) 3.CO. Time: Charlie C h c r I, Ky Quill. Mig'ily Hawk also ran. FiMh claiming, 3 year-oldj, 7 fur- Tall" For Tony (Kipling) 5.BO 3.70 3.30, Salire Wind (Sladnyk) 3.70, Tola Nymph (Hedfje) 5.00. 7ime: 4 5 Indian Lake, Grandpa Shoe, Tally Boy, Kcol Turk also ran. EXACTOR: J3H.QO. claiming, -1-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Stokc's Road (Barroby) 6.10 3.10 2.30, Irish Minstrel (Kipling) 3.20 2.70, Jan- ice Marie (Whillle) 3.60. Time: 1-5 Copel To DflLh, Glorious Pele, 0ron- SPlene, Mr. El Con, Coal Dust also ran. Sevcnlh added Journal handicap (sec- ond 3 year-olds and up, sev- en furlongs Blq Dan (Sladnyk) 14.20 8 dO 6.10, Camel Train 'ShipFJs) 5.VO 470, Tom 01 Lcndcn (Kipling) 6.-1D. Time- 1-75 1 i Love Your Host, Major Proilo, Pow- erlul Canadian, February Frosl nlso ran. Eighlh claiming, J-ycar olds and up. Hcwlnsum (Sanchez) 7.00 4 50 3.10, Diddle (Kipling) B.30 4.40, Uncle Smoo- Ihie (Coomhs) 5.30. Time: 1-5 Brazen Butlf. Chained Flaq, Precious Argenl, a'so ran. OUINELLA: 13T.BO. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES trophy for their efforts. Last season Ihc Generals won bolh Uie league pennanl and Ihe play off lilies, but this year the Coivbov.s, a new entry, seem to have all Ihe in- gredients to sweep the lilies. The Cowboys will open their best of five semi-final playoff affair against the Ihird place finishing Contractors tonight at 7 p.m. al Ihe Dave Ellon park. They will be followed by Ihe M and K Generals and Ihe La- bor Club at as Ihcy also open their playoff scries. The winners of these two se- ries will advance to I lie finals which is a best of seven affair. helped Ballimore beat the Brewers. Onlario opens wilh viclory iMOXTREAL (CP) Don Col- lison pitched n no-hit, no-nin game and scored the winning run in the bottom of the ]ast Inning as Ontario defeated Quebec 1-0 in Llic Canadian Lit- tle League championships Mon- day. Ontario is represented by a (earn from RrockvilJe while Ihc Quebec champions are from the Lennoxvillc area in the Eastern Townships. The (ournament is a double knockout affair, with any team losing two games being elimi- nated. In tonight's action, the British Columbia champions from For- est Hills meet Lethbridge, the Alberta champions at 3 p.m, MST. The Canadian champion will advance to the Little League world series in Williamsport, Canadiens ink young players MONTREAL (CP) Six n Bo.sion "I'm young players, including Lhe Lop i satisfied wilh Lho said choices in last, June's aina- j Aninson. "My first thought Icur draft, have conic to terms NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pel. GBL PIMsbwgh 50 .596 SI. Louis 67 55 .549 5 Chicago .......6S 54 .Sii SVa New York .....59 60 Philadelphia 53 67 .-1.12 18 Montreal 4B 71 .J03 WESI Sen Francisco 7? 51 .585 Lns Angeles 65 57 .533 fiVi Allania......6-1 61 -515 f Houston .......M 61 .476 11 Cincinnati .....59 65 14 San Diego.....46 77 .374 36 TODAY'S GAMES Houjlon Blasingame B-9 al Pills- burqh Walker 5-8 N Chicago Hands 10-14 al Atlanta Rppd 12-B N 51 Louis ReuES 11-12 Bl Clncinnsli Nolan 10-12 N New York Ryan P-10 fl( Los An gclc-s Ostpen 11-7 N Montreal McAnally 4-9 or Morion 6-14 ai san Diego Arlin 7-1J N Philadelphia 3--I at San Franciito Bryan! N MONDAY'S RESULTS Chicago .001 000 1 8 1 Allania MQ ODD 170 Jenkins and Martin; Keliey (7-1) and IT. Williams. New York 000 OD4 t 0 LOS Angeles IM 000 070 Scavcr it3-K] and GroK Alexan- der Penn Wilhelm (B) and Hallr-r, Sims 5t- Louis 000 :iO 563 Clncinnali 000 001 6 11 0 Carlfon, Drnbowsky (B) Shaw (B) Linzy (d-2) (B) and Simmons; Simp- son, Cloninger (6) Gibbon (B) Carroll (B-2) O) and Bench. HRs: (18) Hague Houilon .300 Oil 390 Pittsburgh 2DO 040 B 10 1 Billjngham (5-12) Lcmasler (5) Cul- ver (i) Harris (6) Gladding (7) and Edwards; Ellis (17-6) Glus'i (E) and Sanguillen. HR: LEAGUE LEADERS Torrr, SIL Bcckerl. Chi n, Pgh AMERICAN LEAGUE EflSl W I Ballimore .....7? Detroit 65 Boston 6S New York .....60 Washington Cleveland Pel. GBL 44 .621 54 .Vfi Vh 56 .537 9Vi 61 .496 14V] 70 .412 24Vi 73 .397 Oakland 78 At .650 Kansas City 63 55 .534 14 Chicago 57 63 .475 21 California .....56 67 .455 23 Vj Minnesota 54 65 .454 53V7 Milwaukee .51 68 .429 TODAY'S GAMES Cleveland Paul 1-3 at Mmnesola Bly- Icvcn 10-13 N Baltimore McNslly Bl- Milwau- kee Pallin 10-13 M Delroil Lolich 19-B and Cain 5-7 al Chicago Jonn 1012 and Horlen 69 TN Oakland Odom 7-B at Washington 7 7 N Kansas City Spllllorlf 5-5 and de- mons 0-0 nt York Pelcrson 12-7 and Keklch 7-6 Wcrscrsmith 11-1? al Bos- Ic-n T a I urn J-3 N MONDAY'S RESULTS Baltimore 000 3 7 7 Milwaukee -002 000 6 I Palmor and Honcincksr l.ock- wood (89) Sanders (fit and California .100 010 7 0 Boston MD MO t 7 3 Murphy, Alien (7) May (8) rnd Ste- phenson, Moses Siflberl, Bolln (8) Lylc (5-4) (B) and Monloomery. HRi: Scoll Comglioro Cleveland .000 010 Minnescla 112 112 IS I Lamb (5-11) Hargan (3) Ballinger fA) and Fosse; Kaat (109) and Mlt- lerwald. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pel 60 137 .359 77 1-1? .333 135 .310 C. MY Ciemente, Pgh Brcck, StL M. Aloii, SIL W, Davis, LA Starqell, Pqfi JJS 7-1 160 .352 j 417 47 .137 W 79 159 .377 350 JC9 91 liD .325 60 1.17 .317 64 ]52 .317 7fl 12J 313 Pillsburgh, H Aaron, Allania, 32; L. May-I Cincinnati, 32. I Runs balled in: Slargell, Pillsburgh, IDS; Torre, SI. Louis, 97. Filching J2 decisions: Gtitlftt, Cin- cinnati, 13-J, .765; J. Johnson, San Francisco, 12-4, .750. Oliva, Win KC Olis, KC Roia-.. KC .....-101 56 172 JQJ Tovar, Win ASS 74 M7 .201 Rcichardl. Chi HBJ. -a us .301 Kalme. Drl 311 51 299 RellcnmuncJ, ?.19 M 10-1 .298 W. Horlnn, 60 1JJ .294 R. Smilh, Hos 448 68 138 Home runs: 25 Cash, Delroll, 26; R. Smilh, Boston; Mellon, Chicago, 35. Runs balled In: Killebrew, Mlnne- sold, B6; Oakland, 63, S. Robin- son, Ballimore, 75. Pilching 12 decisions: Dobson, Oak- land, 122, .857, Blue, Oakland, 22-4, .BJ6 MINOR LEAGUE SCORES Pa die Coast League Sair Lake P Phoenix 5 Tucson 5 Hawaii 2 Eugene. 3 Spoksbe T I Generals soutli titl The LcLhhritlge M and K Gcn- j crals captured the Al- i Iwrla Intenncdiatc "A" faslhall tiUc as Ihcy trimmed Ilic Mcd- icine Hal Royal Hotel in the the Stanley Cup champion Montreal Canadiens. Sam Pollock, general man- ager of the Xalional llor.'kcy League chih, announced Mon- day Dial Oi'y LafJcur, Cliuck Amason, and Murray Wilson, dofenccmcn Boh Mur- ray and Larry Robinson and goalie Micliol I) o R u i s c had s'cncd with I lie dub. Both I. a f 1 e u r. a ISO-goal scorer Quobrr llnnparls of t'le Quebec .lunior A Hockey League, anrl Arnnson, fl man wild Klin Finn Bombers of the m final game in Mcdicinn Hat last tlir liockcy weekend. l.caciic, pRrccd in lim-ycnr cniv 'ITic Lwo clubs tancjcd three lo times Saturday lo deter- mine Uie winner of Uie best of three playoff affair. Tn the first contest Die Gen- erals .slasher! the Royal IJole) behind Al Baird's pilchinfi, Don was tho biR hit- tftr for Ccncrals belling n home run and a triple. i The Itoyal Hotel cismr bnr-k in iiin second (jamc i Uio (iCDCralo M. I-afleur and (lorry Pallor-son, who liolpcd ncpotiafo Die deal, expressed satisfaction with the conl.rac when I was drafted by Cana dicns last summer was that 1 was going lo spend a long time in the minors. "But il's like any other club, if >ou play well, you will make it.'1 Wilson played last season for Otlnwa G7s in Uie Ontario Hockey Association Junior A series. Robinson was riraflcd from Kilchcner Rangers of the OH A. Dcpuisc was the top Moalic in Die Quebec- .lunior A Hockey League wilh Die; Memo- rial Cup champion Rrmparls. Murray played in the OMA with Prtrrhorough Poles and inst snasni] with Michigan Tech Uni- vei-.sil.y. Meanwhile the Canadiens will open (heir regular 1071-72 home schedule Sal unlay, Oct. also ,-in wlvisrr (ft j Wind Now York Hangers, tho club announced Monday. Montreal will play at home 20 limes on Saturdays, n on U'p'torv-Yl.'jy.s, four on Tltm'sd.'i.js Sunday and Jenn Heliveni', wlio retired as Canadions caplain earlier this summer, snid: ''1 found .Sam very fa dual, very i-( vrrv fair." AriKi.soil lloj'OlKilrrl liis con wilh UK: help n[ Hob one. home game, Available in 6 in. dia., 38 (t. length 8 in. tiia., 56, S3, and 70 It. lengthl DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR, MAYRA1H AUGEflS MOVE IT FASTER AND EASIER, HAYRATH COWPTOH. ILLIMO1S {fJAim.'tft YOUR ALBERTA DISTRIBUTOR ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPLETE TIRE SALES i SERVICE 401 111 Soirth fhoni 337-66B6 or 327-4445 ;