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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, August LETHBRIDQE Bews adds another all around award By GARRY ALLISON Herald Sports Writer Tom Bews, the personable cowboy from Pekisko, has added another Southern Alberta Saskatchewan Rodeo Circuit title to his already record number. Bews was named the 1974 all around winner on the circuit, bringing his total of Southern Circuit titles to 11. He has five all around titles and six saddle bronc crowns, more than any other cowboy in the 25 year history of the circuit He just missed another title when he finished second to Ivan Dames in the saddle bronc race this year This marked the first time Dames has won a championship on the circuit The South Circuit encompasses 11 rodeos in Albertd and Saskatchewan including Lethbridge. Medicine Hat Taber, Vauxhall. Bengough, Brooks, Bassano Raymond Swift Current Fort Macleod and Shaunavon Dames isn't the only new face in the championship circle as Doug Flanagan won his first bareback crown, Gerald Reber captured his first roping title and Jim Freeman carried home his first bull riding saddle D C Lund, who won his tirst steer wrestling title in 1965. picked up his second championship in the dogging in a tight race with Lloyd Taber wins VANCOUVER (Special) Laurie Renner blasted a three-run homer in the first inning, and fired six innings of no-hit baseball at a Manitoba team as the Taber Chiefs took their first game in the Western Canada Beaver baseball playoffs Friday by a 12-1 count The win sent the Chiefs into the final against Saskatoon this morning at 11 a m Saskatoon defeated the host Delta team in the other semi-final Friday Renner refused to give up a Dingle hit to the outclassed Manitoba boys during the innings he pitched He was ipplaced in the seventh frame bv Kelly Wenstrom as coach Gordon Hacking decided to save him tor use in today's Fowlie Jerri Duce added yet another circuit championship to her list as she ran away with the gal's barrel racing laurels The trophy saddles will be presented to the new champions at the circuit's wind-up banquet slated for Raymond on November 16 The president of the circuit is, Bud Stewart of Bassano while long time rodeo supporter Walter Hyssop of Fort Macleod is the circuit's manager Pearl Mandeville of Lethbridge is the secretary treasurer Below are the standings, computed on a points basis rather than the normal money standard All Around 1 Tom Bews Pekisko 448 2 D C Lund Taber 330 3 Bart Brower Chase BC 315 4 Kenny McLean Vernon B C 248 5 Lynn Jensen Cardston 220 6 Phil Doan High River 202 Saddle Bronc 1 Ivan Dames Innisfail 300 2 Tom Bews PekisKO 240 3 Jerry Sinclair Lloydmmster 221 4 John Gratton Edmonton 216 5 Bart Brower Chase BC 195 6 Mel Hyland Ponoka 189 Bareback Bronc 1 Doug Flanigan Ponoka 356 2 Greg Butterfield Ponoka 234 3 Lynn Jensen Cardston 212 4 Kaye Kirby Texas 212 5 Go'don Ellerston Saskatchewan 198 6 Ivan Dames Innisfail 152 Bull Riding 1 Jim Freeman Caroline 303 2 Bob Hartell Strathmore 260 3 Ken Hart Saskatchewan 215 4 Lawrence Hutchison Calgary 173 5 Lenny Dial Caroline 128 6 John Dodds Morningside 121 Steer Wrestling 1 D C Lund Taber 290 2 Lloyd Fowlie Bmdloss 186 3 Lynn Perry Cut Bank Mont 168 4 Ken Hyndman Kamloops 130 5 Billy Maughn Lethbridge 118 6 Tom Ivms Welling 116 Calf Roping 1 Gerald Reber Bowden 290 2 Lome Wells Midnapore 202 3 Bill Reeder Ca-dston 186 4 Bill Parker 172 5 Jim Gladstone Cardston 147 6 Sam Hamilton DeWmton 133 Barrel Racing 1 Jerri Duce Granum 477 2 Lorraine Dahl SasKatchewan 306 3 Frances Church Calgary 269 4 Joy Brown Granum 246 5 Jamie Dee Anderson Sask 146 6 Pat Sparks Taber 133 Race results Manitoba got their only run on an overthrown pickoff attempt at second base ED GEORGE REINSTATED MONTREAL (CP) -Offen- sive guard Ed George was reinstated to Montreal active roster Thursday George was suspended July 26 after he tailed to show up for a team practice because of a salary dispute George replaces American guard Dave Braggms who is suffering trom acute tendonitis Barclay Allen, cut earlier this season replaces Ron Per- owne a Canadian defensive back recovering from a severe concussion EDMONTON (CP) Race results Friday from Northlands Park FIRST 900 claiming 3 year olds 6 furlongs Holly Race (Sorenson) 920 340 3 40 O Bibie Asset (Ollive) 3 10 2 70 Atrolife (Whittle) 6 00 Time 1 134-5 Can 0 Flash Frozen Planet Orange Moon Belmont Queen Dangling Maid High On Hemp Linda Grace also ran SECOND S1 900 claiming 4 year olds ana up one mile Iron Admiral (Sorenson) 5 60 4 00 3 10 Brazen Bully (Kipling) 8 10 5 30 Color Me Lucky (Hedge) 4 80 Time 1 40 Amt Mates Jet Courier Ripple Raiah Wmarica Gay Stitch A Mistake Lets Get Going also ran DAILY DOUBLE: THIRD S1 600 claiming 4 year olds and up 6 furlongs Pal Boy (Phelan) 11 80 630 540 Rejected Romance (Pearson) 21 40 9 60 Fair Fizz (Kipling) 5 50 Time 1 13 Jody Star Hopie Joe Caroufer Midnight Kavlier My Son Michael Underground also ran OUINELLA. Track Scratch Boy Brush FOURTH 800 allowance 2 year olds 6 furlongs Glad To Be (D Wiseman) 6 60 3 90 3 10 Thru The Mirror (Giesbrecht) 7 50 4 00 High Cutter (Niblett) 5 30 Time 1 15 Lustrous Court 0 Delia Circle For Peace Flying Pleasure also ran Track Scratch Tillano FIFTH S1 800 claiming 4 year olds and up 1 1 16 miles Flying Kacy (D Wiseman) 1210 6 30 5 60 My Master (Sorenson) 12 20 6 30 Black Ogre (Morris) 4 30 Time 1 47 2-5 Roydel G Cariboo Trail Hot Quest Flag Reaction Montas Gem Chained Flag Jakes Jewell also ran EXACTOR: SIXTH S3 100 claiming 4 year olds and up mile Chariot Tnop (Ollive) 3940 1730 7 70 Broen Marine (Inda) 6 60 5 00 Country Cutup (Barroby) 11 90 Time 1 38 4-5 Count Seimpre Prince Go Jamies Victory Flight Count The Man Cindys Km Lace Princess also ran SEVENTH S5000 added 3 year olds 1 1-16 miles Pilot Bird (Phelan) 4 40 2 90 2 50 Model Oscar (Henancks) 3 30 2 90 Countvs Choice (Morris) 3 60 Time 1 46 Irish Ante Fore Advisor Little Fiddler Haydn s Champ Gold Costume Sherwood Park also ran EIGHTH S5000 added 3 year olds 1 1 16 miles Norland (Steward) 4 60 3 20 2 60 Icy Child (Hedge) 3 50 3 20 Victorian Host (Barroby) 3 70 Time 1 45 3-5 Flotation Panarctic Icy Copy King Waltzer Forestry Musketang also ran NINTH S2 300 claiming 4 year olds and up mile Teacoffee John (Sorenson) 1280 6 20 4 80 Roly Glen (Inda) 8 30 4 70 Chief Malo (Pearson) 5 20 Time 1 39 4-5 Kool Turk Sione Kuckee Lad Captor s Street Cotton Tom Sherzad In The Groove also ran OUINELLA- LACROSSE Provincial South Playoffs Leth. Labour Club Lancers vs. Calgary Bawden Braves Sunday, August 18 p.m. ADAMS ARENA 2nd Game of 2 Game Total Points B.C. meets Norcrest n final MISSISSAUGA, Ont (CP) Esquimau B C picked up one run in the first inning Friday and held on for a 1 0 victory over Brockville, Ont, and a berth in today's Canadian Little League baseball championship Esqui malt and Lethbridge, Alta play in an afternoon game for the national title In the bottom half of the first inning, Esquimalt pitcher Mike Bull walked and a double by David 0 Bnen brought him home with the only run. Bull picked up the pitching victory, striking out eight and allowing three hits Geoff Moore, the losing pitcher, struck out six and allowed three hits The championship final between Esquimau and the Lethbridge Norcrest All-Stars was to be televised nationally on the CTV network beginning at 2 o'clock Lethbridge time If Norcrest wins that one. they will be Canadian champions and will head for Williamsport. Pa. for the Little League World Series Should they lose, the two clubs will meet again to decide the championship Clip This Coupon and Bring It In CENTRES Street North You need hatchet to beat Miss Evert Nearing the end Sixteen-year-old Cindy Nicholas approached the end of her record-breaking 32-mile swim across Lake Ontario Friday. Miss Nicholas broke the old record by over three hours. Cindy wanted shortcuts as swim neared its end TORONTO (CP) "Don't take me the long way. take me the short way That was the plea of 16- year-old Cindy Nicholas of Scarborough Ont as she ap- proached the finish of her record-breaking 32-mile swim across Lake Ontario Friday She finally came ashore at Ontario Place opposite the Ca- nadian National Exhibition grounds at 5 48 p m more than 15 hours after she plunged in at Youngstown, Ohio, at 2 20 a m Her time bettered that of Marilyn Bell, the first swimmer to conquer the lake in 1954. by more than six hours Marilyn Bell Di Lascio, who was also 16 when she accom- plished the feat, was among the first to congratulate the new heroine "I'm happy to move over and give her the honor and I'm very happy to hear that she is a Canadian. Mrs Di Lascio Stockton has good time WETHERSFIELD, Conn (AP) 'I have a good atti- tude said Dave Stockton, trying to explain his record- setting lead midway through the Sammy Davis Jr Greater Hartford Open golf tournament "That's what golf is all about, really." he said Attitude I'm having a great time It s a lot more fun to walk along and laugh and talk with people than to trudge down the fairway with your head down looking at the worms Stockton has one-putted ex- actly half the time on his way to a 130 total, a whopping 12 under par on the little vard course His pair of six-under-par 65s gave him a two-stroke lead over Bob Wynn and thi ee over Lee Trevino going into today's third round of the chase for a first prize Wynn, a non-winning tour regular, had a best round of the took over second place at 132 said on a radio program Friday night Marilyn Bell made her swim Sept 9 and received a total of 000 in cash and prizes Cindy s rewards were hkeh to exceed that amount b> far as pledges began pouring in to Toronto radio stations CFTR and CFRB They included over in cash a new car, an Arabian horse a trip around the world 50 gallons of ice cream and two tickets and all expenses to the Gre> Cup game m Vancouver At the time claimed by her coach Alan Waites 15 hours and 18 minutes would lower the record of 18 35 set by Jim Woods of Orlando, Fla in 1957 by alrrost three hours Miss Nicholas is the sixth third swim the usuallj cold, choppy water of the lake Others besides Marilyn Bell and Woods were John Jaremv of Toronto and Brenda Fisher of England in 1956 and Bill Sadlow of New York in 1957 You'11 never see a performance again like that in your said Waites "I admit she had good conditions but that s what we waited for Conditions were ideal up to the last two miles, then the waves were hitting her cross- wise and driving her off course "The easiest part of the swim was during the night There was no turbulence Waites made the trip from Youngstown in a 14-foot wooden boat powered by a five horsepower motor He was accompanied by Miss Nicholas's father Jim and Waite s son, Bruce, who occasionally helped pace the girl TORONTO (CP) Julie Heldman knows one way to beat Chris Evert in today's women s singles final at the Canadian Open tennis tournament "I'm thinking of throwing a hatchet at she said can- didly, after beating sister Jeanne 6-1, 7-5 Actually it has been Chris, the 6-0, 6-1 victor over Kazuko Sawamatsu of Japan, who has been performing most of the hatchet jobs on a relatively weak women's field. General to direct Bengals The CANADIAN PRESS Atlanta Falcons' coach Norm Van Brockhn is leaving the outcome of his team's National Football League exhibition game with Cincinnati Bengals tonight up to the man he calls "General Lee are going according to their own said Van Brockhn They have been working out daily in Atlanta under the direction of General Lee and they have announced themselves in great shape General Lee" is quarterback Bob Lee. who led the 25 Falcon veterans back into camp after the coohng-off period was announced in the NFL Players Association strike Van Brockhn wasted little time in announcing that Lee and the other returnees would be starters despite only two work in pads before their first action of the year Friday night, rookie Harold Hart scored a pair of touch- downs as Oakland Raiders buried Detroit Lions 41-10 before fans in Detroit Meanwhile, negotiations continued in Washington without success Ed Garvey executive director of the association, said the owners have refused to negotiate very much on the freedom issues, the crux of the dispute Talks continued todav In other action Saturday, New York Giants meet New York Jets, Baltimore Colts plav Cleveland Browns at Tampa. Fla Houston are at Los Angeles to meet the Rams. Pittsburgh Steeler- visit Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears play Green Bav Packers Home runs highlight first games PROVOST. Alta (CP) Seven home runs highlighted the first two games Friday as teams from British Columbia and Alberta won their opening draws at the Western Canada Junior Baseball Champion- ships Nick Miller led the Burnaby team, representing B C with a grand slam home run in the third inning as Provost, the host team, took a 14-1 thrashing Al Price got Provost's only run with solo blast in the second inning. Alberta's Edmonton Blue Willows got home runs from Ernie Hee, Don Bonham and Ed Wagner as the Carman Goldeyes, representing Manitoba, were defeated 9-5 Both Bonham's and Wagner's hits counted for two runs. Quite a catch Nora Oseen is just a bit bigger than her recent catch out of Cross Coulee Dam. The pike weighed in at 17 pounds. CAMPERS Synergy West is studying Alberta's campgrounds for Travel Alberta. We are concerned with establishing a camp- ground system related to the needs of campers and invite your comments on any or all of the following issues. Public and Private Campground Ownership Present Facilities and Services Campground Location Cost of Services and Entries Campground Environment and Physical Design Replies should be mailed no later than August 31, 1974 synergy 4515 Bow Trail S.W., CALGARY, Alberta. T3C 2G3 One of the tactics of the sec- ond-seeded Miss Heldman who beat Canadian Faye Urban for the title in 1965, be to keep Chris on the court as long as she can "If she gets impatient, you know you have a chance if vou can stay out there longer Miss Heldman had a long battle with sister Jeanne, the third seed Down 1-4 in the second set, she began chipping short to Miss Evert's backhand when Chris's 16- year-old sister stopped coming to the net during their long rallies Miss Evert, who was merci- less in dispatching Miss Sawa- matsu. said Miss Heldman has the killer instinct which none of the girls I've played so far have had The 2pm EOT final will be televised by the CBC as will Sunday's men's singles final Men s quarter-tmal plav Friday determined that Spain will be represented in Sunday's final as Manuel Orantes qualified to meet Juan Guisbert, his former Davis Cup doubles partner, with a 6-4 6-2 victory Hans Pohman of Germany Guisbert overcame a mild case of nerves arid stopped being tentative with his strokes long enough to beat Marcello Lara of Mexico 6-4. 6-4 The other semi-final pairing will pit defending champion Tom Okker of the Netherlands against Guillermo Vilas of Ar- gentina Okker needed seven match points to dispose of Harold Solomon of the U S 7-5 7-5 SPORT FANS Here's an interesting football question Of all the passers in the history of pro football who have thrown at least 1500 passes in their careers which one has the lowest percentage of having the fewest passes intercepted9 Answer is Roman Gabriel Gabriel has thrown over 1500 passes and has had ony 3% of them ntercepteo Who scored the most touchdowns in the National Football League last season'' Answer is Larry Brown of the Redskins who scored 14 Three other players scored 13 IDs Little O J Simpson and Harold Jackson Which player would you say has been the greatest putter in the history of golf A panel of experts recently voted and they say that the best putter of all time was Norton Smith Here's an oddity As great a hitter as Babe Ruth was, his lifetime batting average as a pinch hitter was only 194 m his major league career' bet you didn't know that ou UNIROYAL ZETA 40M Steel Beltd RADIAL TIRES are sold with an Ironclad mile guarantee and give 75% more hazard protection 20% more car control, 12% more traction, and you can actually money on See KIRK'S... for the best deal for every wheel! 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