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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE August KAMPAI FIRST FARMERS RANCHERS TOUR OF THE ORIENT 3 WEEKS OUT OF VANCOUVER JAN. 12 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL _____ PHONE 328-3201 Tlu- Herald Sports Pat Sullivan bit of everything It s not often you get the golf honor from the likes of Cliff Stroh However, Bill Goha managed to do it once in the golf league this week It took him until the last hole to do it To me this has a most unpleasant odor but what are you going to do9 Ron Roberts, executive director of the World Hockey Association Player's Association will be placed on the steering committee of Team Canada 74 Roberts threatened to pull the WHA players out ot the series with Russia Gordon Juckes put it quite frankly As far as the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association is concerned we couldn't care less if Roberts is on the committee or not The Alberta Summer Swimming Association regional finals got under way Friday at the Civic Centre The finals were set for today A total of 280 swimmers took part in the 90-event competition There were nine teams involved The first and second place finishers in the 13-14 year old age group will take part in the frist Alberta Summer Games next week in Calgary Here s hoping Lethbndge Norcrest won their game today so that thev can represent this city and Canada for that matter at the Little League World Series in Wilhamsport, Penn Jim Szucs the unassuming coach of the club, was Lethbndge's sportsman of the year last year and is certainly leading the way this time around Very few people would spend the time Szucs does with his players Dedication and then some, describes Szucs Taber Beaver are off to the Western Canadian plavoffs for that age group while Lethbndge Sansei are in Manitoba for their western final Lethbndge Miners are off to Victoria next weekend so you can see this has been an excellent for southern baseball talents to show through Robert Hobbs of Lethbndge took part in the National high- power rifle championships in Camp Perry, Ohio and finished with a respectable out of total He also took part in the Wimbledon Cup matches They were for any sight over a 1 000 yard distance Hobbs scored a 97 out of 100 Greg Connor won the event He shot a perfect 100 of 100 with 19 of 20 bees in the bullseye And thev tell me that that is excellent ou bet he isn t dumb Claudell Washington, a 19-year old rookie with the Oakland Athletics was asked why he went out for track and field in high school It was simple he reasoned The track coach was the biology teacher and I had trouble with biology he said When the 1974-75 Ice Follies plav the Sportsplex Oct 10-13 they will be unveiling a whole new show Karen Magnussen will be with them but the cast is all new Not only that Lethbndge is the second showing of the new show after a debut in California Gary Plav er has the formula for a perfect golfer Says Player the ideal build for a golfer would be strong hands, big forearms thin neck big thighs and a flat chest He'd look like Popeye Lethbndge Lakers closed out the Alberta Major League Baseball season Friday night with an Old-Timers game Lnfortunateh I missed the game and yes I know guys, the fans didn t miss much If I may, I would like to guess at who is the 1974 most valuable player Rob Roy would be a good bet however I think the honor should go to Tim Negrello I have no idea who the winner was I won't know until Sunday when I return However, Negrello had an excellent year at the plate and is still the best centrefielder in the league Where's the handles Gord Peterson of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers just misses an end zone interception on a pass intended for Saskatchewan's Bobby Thompson Friday night The Roughnders downed the Blue Bombers 24-13 Roughies take 24-13 decision Second quarter killed Bombers REGINA Saskatche- wan Roughnders scored enough points in the second quarter for victory and went on to defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24-13 Friday night in Western Football Conference action before fans Two of Saskatchewan's three touchdowns carne m the second quarter and except for a few individual efforts elsewhere Riders seemed to ease up in other quarters The win put them in a tie with British Columbia for first place in the conference two points ahead of Edmonton Es- kimos Winnipeg, with three defeats remains in the cellar of the conference Bomber quarterback Don Jonas started out well, taking just eight plays after the kickoff to guide his team 80 yards for a touchdown on a 13- yard pass to Tom Scott But Walt McKee missed the convert and Saskatchewan Old-Timers earn 17-17 tie little bit of proficiency and a lot of help from the umpires and scorekeepers propelled the Lethbndge Old- Timers to a 17 17 tie with the Lethbndge Lakers in an exhibition baseball contest Friday night at Henderson Park The Lakers used the game to wrap up their 1974 season, giving out prizes to fans every inning and presenting their Most Valuable Player award for the 1974 Alberta Major Baseball League season Tim Negrello, who shone for the locals all year at the plate DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 4 4 DOUG BOYER Sales Representative Continues to Serve Southern 308 9th St. S. Phone 328-1228 and in center field, was awarded the trophy during a break in the action late in the game Old Timers, after a shaky start got outstanding performances from the likes of Hector Negrello, Kaz Tomomitsu, Brent Seely and Mike Scott The Old-Timers had asked some members of the media to shore up their corps, evidently the play worked After each team scored a pair of runs in the late going, the Old-Timers seemed to have won the game after scoring a run in the bottom of the final frame However, the scorekeepers found they had made several errors during the early going and announced the final score as 17-17 HOLIDAY BOWL NOW OPEN REGULAR HOURS Ron and Helen Brown, your hosts, invite all bowlers to participate in our FALL LEAGUES Openings for morning and afternoon LADIES LEAGUES Tuesday and Wednesday morning, Wednesday and Friday afternoon, with free coffee and free baby sitting service. EVENING MIXED LEAGUES Monday: Knight of Columbus (interested bowlers phone Dorothy at 328-5291) Tuesday: Alcon Mixed p.m. Wednesday: Mixed Thursday: CJOC p.m. Friday: Civil Servants p.m. Saturday: CPR p.m. Tuesday p.m.: Ladies Monday and Thursday afternoons: Senior Citizens Golden Age Leagues. YBC BOWLERS Bantams, Juniors and Seniors may register any- time between now and the end of August. Registrants will receive a Free Bowl- ing shirt. Supervisors Instructors will be on hand when League starts Saturday, Sept. 7th. For further information on any of the above leagues (individuals or teams) PHONE 328-2855 ready But not for the Most Valuable Player award Tim Negrello appeared quite surprised to receive the Lakers 1974 MVP award at the Old-Timers game Fri- day night. running back Pete Watson re- sponded 19 seconds later with a dazzling 79-yard touchdown run With Brian Berg s convert, Saskatchewan went ahead 7-6 The second-quarter touch- downs came on passes from Ron Lancaster to Bobby Thompson and Tom Campana for four and 24 yards respec- tively Berg converted both After that, the game lapsed into routine exchanges of punts until the fourth quarter opened with a 46-yard Berg field goal With Ralph Brock relieving Jonas the game opened up into a series of fumbles and interceptions A field goal try by Berg from the Winnipeg 27 was blocked by Merv Walker, who minutes later intercepted a pass by Saskatchewan's Randy Mattingiy in the Winnipeg end zone and ran it back 112 yards for a touchdown and the last score of the game except for McKee's convert Riders dominated the statis- tics 25 first downs to Winni- peg's 10, 273 yards rushing to Winnipeg's 64, 254 yards pass- ing to Winnipeg's 123, and 470 yards net offence to Winnipeg's 172 Riders' George Reed, for the first time in three games, was to under 100 yards rushing, piling up 95 yards on 18 carries But Watson took up the slack with 99 yards on eight carries Bledsoe gained almost all of Winnipeg s> rushing total, with 50 yards on 12 carries, and also caught five passes for 46 yards, the largest total among the Bombers Rogers inks with Oilers EDMONTON (CP) Edmonton Oilers of the World Hockey Association announced today they have signed Mike Rogers, a graduate of the junior Calgary Centennials of the Western Canada Hockey League General manager Bill Hunter told a news conference Rogers will be in the lineup when Oilers open their season Oct 19 against the Jets in Winnipeg Rogers totalled 67 goals and 73 assists last season and sparked Calgary to the WCHL final He was a standout for two All-Star teams against the touring Moscow Selects in games at Edmonton and Vancouver LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. 7th Strwl Shopping Mall Uthbrldfp, Phone (403) 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Northstars, A9s register wins The Lethbndge Hotel Northstars put on an awesome display of power hitting Thursday night as they whipped the York Farm Generals 16-0 in Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League playoff action The Northstars got to General pitching for 16 hits, eight of which went for extra bases as they took a 3-0 first inning lead and were never headed Meanwhile, the Generais could only manage four singles against winning pitcher Ron Zasadny who went the distance on the hill for the victors Tom Beresnak led the Northstar batters with three doubles and a single while Tom Seaman ripped a home run a triple and a single Zasadny showed his proficiency at the plate as well as with a homer and a double while Bill Hayes added a triple and single Losing pitcher Kaye Elliot managed a pair of singles for the Generals In Thursday s other game, the Labor Club Athletics erupted for seven runs> in the third inning and went on to down the Picture Butte Rae Motors 12-2 Ken Nagata led the 12 hit Athletic attack with a home run triple and single while Ken Hutton added a triple and a single Barry Rieter had a triple for the losers, one of only two hits the Picture Butte bovs managed off Labor Club pitching ELRICH TIRE SPORT AMERICAN z New Kansas Today's Games Texas Hargan (9-7) at Cleveland J Perry )12 8) Chicago Johnson (41) at New York McDowell (1-5) Minnesota Goltz (5 6) at Boston Moret (6-5) Detroit LaGrow (7 13) at Oakland Abbott (4 3) Kansas City Splittorff (12 12) at Baltimore Palmer (4-8) Milwaukee Colborn (7 10) at California Hassler (2 7) Friday's Results Minnesota 100 000 11 1 Boston 001 100 11 1 Hands Campbell (6 7) (9) and Roof Manchal Drago (7) Veale (8) Segui (6-4) (8) and Blackwell Kansas City 000 000 3 1 Baltimore 000 010 10 0 Canton (7-6) and Healy Grimsley (14 10) and Williams First Chicago 120 011 020 000 16 0 New York 320 000 020 000 17 2 Bahnsen Pitlock (2) Forster (8) (7- 8) and Downing Dobson Martinez (6) Upshaw (9) Lyle (10) Dempsey HRs (2) (10) Henderson (15) Allen (32) (T1; Second Chicago 000 400 9 0 New York 010 100 8 0 Kucek Bahnsen (11-13) (5) and Barney Tidrow (9 10) Martinez (7) and Munson HRs (19) Sharp (3) Texas 000 000 9 0 Cleveland 100 000 8 2 Bibby (17 14) Merritt (7) Foucault (8) and Sundberg Bosman (5-2) Buskey (7) Wilcox (8) and Ellis HR (23) Detroit 100 000 9 0 Oakland 000 012 8 1 Lolich (14-14) and Lamont Hunter (17 10) Fingers (7) and Haney HRs (17) Jackson (22) (10) Nettles (3) Milwaukee 012 000 8 1 California 005 000 6 1 Wright (8-18) Rodriguez (3) Travers (8) and Porter Ryan (16-12) Sanders (8) and Rodriguez HR (8) LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet Carew Minn 457 66 165 361 Hargrove Tex 312 45 108 346 McRae KC 374 54 120 321 Orta Chi 372 61 117 315 Randle Tex 387 50 121 313 Jackson Oak 378 66 117 310 Allen Chi 408 80 126 309 Ystrzmski Bos 389 70 120 308 Maddox NY 48 94 308 Pmiella NY 379 53 116 306 Home runs Allen 32 Burroughs Texas 23 Los Angeles Messersmith (134) at Pittsburgh Reuss (12 9) San Diego Spillner (5 8) at Chicago Bonham (10 15) New York Parker (4 10) a' Cine nnati Billmgham (14 8) San Francisco Caldwell (11 3) at St Louis McGlothen (13 8) Philadelphia Lonborg (13 11] at Atlanta Capra (106) Houston Dierker (7-8) at Montreal Renko (911) FRIDAYS RESULTS San Diego 100 000 000 1 5 1 Chicago 110 002 OOx 4 7 1 Freisleben (8 7) Hardy (6) Laxton (6) and Cannizzarc Kendall (7) Kremrnel Detore (2) (1 0) Todd (8) and Swisher Hr Chi Cardenal (9) Philadelphia 021 000 003 6 9 1 Atlanta 030 000 000 3 4 1 Carlton Schueler (3) Garber (7) Richert (2 1) (8) and Boone Niekro (13 10) and Correll Hr Atl Correll (2) Los Angeles 000 002 000 2 5 2 Pittsburgh 100 200 a TO Button (10 Q Hough (8) and Yeaqer Ellis (9 8) and Sanguillen Houston 200 300 030 8 15 1 Montreal 100 100 100 80 Griff n (12-5) Cosgrove (7) and May Rogers (12 15) Murray (5) Carnthers (8) and Foote Mrs Mlt Foote (7) Hou Rader (13) San Fran 000 000 010 1 9 0 St Louis 000 000 002 2 4 1 DAcquisto (9-11) Sosa (9) and Rudolph Gibson (7 10) and Simmons W (7 10) Hr SF Speier (7) NY 000 000 010 001-2 7 0 Cm 000 001 000 000-1 10 0 Koosman Miller (9) McGran (11) T Carroll Hall (8) C CorrolldO) McEnaney (12) (1 Plummer CFL Western Conference W L F APIs British Columbia Saskatchewan Edmonton Calgary Winnipeg 3 1 96 68 6 3 1 79 85 6 2 1 74 37 4 1 3 64 85 2 0 3 41 79 0 Eastern Conference Montreal 3 1 96 81 6 Ottawa 2 2 77 78 4 Toronto 2 2 83 80 4 Hamilton 1 3 72 89 2 Game Monday Ottawa at Edmonton Saskatchewan 24 Winnipeg 13 Wpg Sask First down 10 25 Yards rushing 64 273 Yards passing 123 254 Net offence 172 470 Passes made tried 13 28 22 34 Interceptions 2 Punts-average 13 43 9 40 Fumbles lost 21 32 Penalties-yards 5 34 4 15 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD Complete Tire Sales and Service 402 1st AVI. 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