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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Canada tvim opening hoop game Soviets grab early lead in Student World Games MOSCOW CAP) Track and field competition at the World University Games swung into high gear today and American athletes will be bidding for some gold medals that so far have been swept up by the So- viet Union, In Thursday's opening events, the Soviets picked up four golds and one bronze to a single sil- ver medal for the United by Kathy Schmidt of Long Beach, Calif., in the javelin throw. Soviet winners were women's javelin thrower Svetlana Koro- leva, shot-putter Valery Voikin, fencer Basil Stankovich and the women's gymnastics team, lead by tiny Olga Korbut. Yugoslavia's Daniel Korica won the run and was Thursday's only other gold medal winner. The American men's basket- ball team overwhelmed Great Britain 123-74 in an opening round-robin game, but still was a long way from a medal with strong Soviet Union and Cuban teams standing in the way. Dave Roberts of Rice Univer- sity and Terry Porter of Kansas University both qualified for the pole vault final, and Steve Rid dich of Norfolk State and Thomas Whatley of Alabama University both qualified for the 100-metre dash final. Kathy Lawson of Massachu- setts University and Mattline Render of Temple both quali- fied in the women's 100, but will have to face Russia's Nadezhda Besfamilnaya and Finland's Lisa Pursiainen. Dsnnis Schultz of Oklahoma ANDY CAPP THIS IS NO UIFE TOR A Wl1 MY ISHOUUP 66 MOVIN' AROUND, I SHOULD THERE'S VOUR V CHANCE, KIP A GET SOME IN Race results EDMONTON fCP) Nortntands Park race results Thursday. FIRST claiming, 2 year olds, 7 fur- longs County Choice (D. Wiseman) 350 2 80 2 SO, Carriageway (Phelan) 110 4 40, Aremar (McCauley) 6 20. Time 1 28 Canadian Art, Miss County, Chunk O'Luck, Julene also ran. SECOND SI ,400, claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Road Break (Parsers) 960 400 310, Royal Cyst (Phelan) 3 20 2 40, Sure Speed (McCauley) 2 50 Time: VJ7 4-5 Blue Mustanoo, Go Go Glen, Fea- thers Inn, Tedlee, Mister Rideabouf alw ran DAILY DOUBLE: THIRD allowance, 3 year olds, 1 1-16 miles. Mr. L. C. (D. Wiseman) 710 430 J90, Ace Return (Morris) 1050 590, Chilco Morn (Hedge) 480. Time 1-47 3-5 Principle Case, Tea Coffee John, Brendakendan, Sables Blue, Keen Arrow also ran OUINELLA: FOURTH added, handicap, 2 year olds, 7 furlongs Foul Line (D Wiseman) 500 360 S10, Dsrch (Whittle) 6 90 5 90, For- estry (Morns) 350 Time- 1 27. Musketang, Little Fiddler, Hillside Horo, Gold Emperor Sir Can- acutie, Hadahoney also rap. FIFTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, miles. Divvy Up (Phelan) 920 4.40 320, Lustrous Sun (Morris) 420 3 Stumb- ling Cub (D Wiseman) 4 60. Time 2 22 1-5 Miss Ballaspree, Tctraspeed, Al- chard. Red Mahogany, Little Gypsy also ran EXACTOR: SIXTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, I1 s miles. Campus Rebel (Shields) 12.30 490 340, New Response (Whittle) 340 2.60, Make It Magic (Phelan) 290. 1 53 4-5 Sootime, Mr. stormy. Our Dandy, Blue Pines also ran. SEVENTH handicap, 2 year olds, 7 fur- longs Sea Reason (Hedge) 460 270 J Haydns Champ (Kipling) 280 280, Progressive Hope (McCauley) 470. Time- 1 26 25 To Say Girl, Itchy Foot, Sanslca, Royal West, Ole Richy also ran. EIGHTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, rrales. Boullnda (Klolmg) 1380 740 7.70, Restless Willow (Parsons) J320 1390, Cryogenic (Phelan) 660. Time- 1-54 3-5 Let's Get Goma, Tame Prince, May Trip, The Wisp, Fast Friday alse ran. OUINELLA: SHOOTERS SCOREBOARD by PLAINSMAN SPORTS It jeems unusual and unfortunate fhat the Winter Games scheduled for Lethbndge do not include shooting as event. Alberta shooters brought home five of the province's medals from the Canadian Summer Games New Westminster In Olympic compe- tition more medals have been won by this province's shooters than all other athletic groups This is a province of outdoors people and shooters, most particularly here in the South How well we could have utilized the facilities of an indoor range Granted the outdoor facilities at the Trap Club and Fish and Game range are excellent But It Is during the long winters when the indoor range would have provid- ed the facility for teaching our young people safe gun handling and marks- manship through the several programs by the Shooting Sports Fed- eration, American Rifle Association, and others Granted shooting has not been. In the past, an attractive spectator sport (it is however an excellent participant sport where every age and both sexes can compete) Bev Penney end Bob Cheyne vh-> Olympic medal winners, created crowds whenever they came up to fhoot. Nor were the interested spec- tators disappointed as B.C.