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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta inc Canada gets into medal race Soviets dominate track scene By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW The Soviet dominating track anc lield carried nine golc nedals into today's events of Jie World University Games ivith the United States team far Behind. The U.S. track and field which had to settle for a silver medal Thursday by Ka- hy the Long Beach 3ty College javelin Elected only a bronze on Terry Porter's third-place finish in the pole vault Friday. Canada got into the medals race Friday with a silver and a bronze. Glenda Reiser of Ottawa earned the silver with a second- 5laee finish in the and Dianne Jones of Saskatoon the bronze for a third-place finish in the pentathlon. The Canadian men's basket- jail team -won its second iefeating Mexico 71-60 to move jito the third round of the pre- i m i n a r y round-robin com- petition against Poland. Canada defeated Iran Thursday 111-71. The Soviet which picked up four golds added five Friday. Nadazhda Tkatchenko won the women's world record holder Faina Melnik won the discus and Yuri Silov took the lOOr metre dash. Ottawa charges Ontario Nats OTTAWA The city is suing Ontario Nationals hockey dub and its president Doug Michel for damages arising from cancellation of a contracl with the Civic Centre. The a Work Hockey Association had agreed to play in the arena for the next two seasons but left the city during the playoffs last spring to play in Toronto. They are to be based in Toronto this year as the Toronto Toros. The case is to go before the Supreme Court of Ontario. DERME MACHINE SHOP A COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL MACHINE SHOP SERVICE 327-0821 DC STREET NORTH Miss who won the liigh jump section was well behind Miss Tkatchenko in the pentathalon over-all. The Russian had 4.623 points. Ta- tiana Vorokhobko of the Soviet Union had and Miss had Miss Jones placed third in the 200-metre run and fourth in the long jump. The Soviets won their second gold in fencing when Vladimir Mazlymov the sabre event and easily won the men's team competition in gymnastics. In track and Daniel Ko- rica of Yugoslavia won a gold in the metres and on Wonalisa Pur- sianen of Finland took the women's 100-metre dash and Paola. Cacchi of Italy won the women's over Miss Reiser. Mrs. of fin- ished in well ahead of Miss Thelma Wright of at Vancouver Tricky style Tom Okker leaped in the air and sent the ball back over the net with a tricky between-the-legs shot that even surprised him during practice Thursday with Can- ada's second ranked player David Brown at the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club. one of the world's top was one of th e first arrivals for next week's Rothmans Ca- nadian Open tennis championships at the club. Others have trouble Thompson tames course QUEBEC BUI Thomp- son managed to avoid the mis- taps that plagued other mem- bers of the field Friday at the Quebec Open golf cham- licnship. For one a 48-year-old from tamed the loyal Quebec Course at nearby with a five-under- par 67 and look a one-stroke lead into today's second round. The majority of the field of 147 had a rough day. There was a torrential thun- derstorm late in the afternoon lasting for 75 minutes. The main Scoreboard was rendered unusable by the heavy and it took 45 minutes for the golf course to dry up and allow YOU COULD WIN A dream holiday to Blue Hawaii Here's From now until Sept. any purchaser of a 1973 brand new or demonstrator model from Beny's will be eligible to win a trip For two to Beautiful Blue Hawaii. Draw will be made Oct. 1st. YOU'LL HAVE ONE CHANCE IN 125 TO WIN THIS FABULOUS TRIP Over 140-1973 models to choose from Brand New or Comptfny Owned Demonstrators We're rolling out the Red Carpet our transportation experts are anxious to deal. Come in now. Deal with Beny's You'll BENY-fit BENY CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE 2nd Axe. and 8th St. S. Phone 328-1101 six threesomes caught on the course to resume play. there was which caught the last three- Jack Bissegger of St. Julie. Bob Panasiuk of and Eric Reid of on the 18th tee. They again 'were to play the 18th today before contin- uing with the second round. destroyed the back rune with three birdies and an eagle for his 67. Ken Trowbridge of Ont. was top amateur with 34- One stroke behind Trowbridge were Tom Nettles of San Walter Owen of Glen and Russ Fischer of Mexico City. Graham Cooke of was top amateur with 34- two-under and three strokes off the pace. Ray Phil Montreal and Alain were one stroke back and one ahead of 16 who included ama- teurs Miles Saunders of Pern-' Gerry Andre Gagne and Paul all of Quebec Don Block of Montreal and Mike Daly of Do- rion. The field is to be pared to the top 60 scores and Sjes after to- day's second round. The M hole tournament ends Sunday and the winner will col- lect the top prize money. was behind Tonka Pet- rova of Bulgaria. Francois Tracanelli of France the pole vault over the So- viet Union's Yuri isakov. WOMEN LOSE The U.S. women's basketball which lost its opener to the beat France 54-43. The U.S. men routed Sweden 120-31. The Canadian women lost to Romania 54-51. After two full days of com- the Soviet Un'on led with nine gold two sil- ver and two bronze for a total of 13. The Soviets collected 26 gold medals in 1970 at the U.S. 22. In other events Joyce Sadowick of was third in the women's 400 metres in 53.5 qualifying for the Canadian men de- feated Lebanon 3-0 in vol- Canadian women de- feated Poland 3-1 in and Canada placed 14th in men's optional exercise gym- nastics. Its 154.35 points came from Gordon Mackie and Ron both of Vancouver. Steve Mitruk of Hamilton and Bruce Medd of Ottawa. ALL I'LL CONFBS.. I LET A VISION HALF MY P6E PICK ME UP IN THE ME WITH LET 'ER ACTUALLY IT A COUPLE O1 YEARS AGO Bur I LOVE TALK. ASOUT Trevino registers ace Short sport PITCHER CALLED UP KANSAS CITY Kan- sas City Royals of baseballs American League announced Friday they have put pitcher Ken Wright on the 21-day dis- abled list and purchased re- liever Barry Raziano from ttieir Omaha farm club in the Ameri- can Association. PAGAN ON WAY PHILADELPHIA eran Jose Pagan's as an active Pliiladelphia Phillies player appears to be at an end. The Phils asked waivers on the 38-year-old utility man Thurs- day in order to give him his un- conditional release and add him bo the coaching staff. The move made room for infielder Bill obtained from California Angels in a major league baseball deal Wednes- day. CHARGES DROPPED SANTA Calif. Marijuana possession charg- es have been dismissed against Dick former running Sack with Los Angeles Rams of the National Football and a female friend after they com- pleted a drug rehabilitation program for first-time offend- ers. REESE REJOINS TWINS MINNEAPOLIS Him nesota Twins announced Friday they have signed Rich former member of the Ameri- can League baseball who was given his outright release recently by Detroit Tigers. The Twins sent outfielder Danny Walton to their Tacoma club in the Pacific Coast League to make room for a first baseman-outfielder. King suspended Mass. game of golf is Bobby Mitchell said after tying Ken Still for the second-round lead in the Sutton golf tour- nament. lot of things can Jim King undoubtedly would agree that a lot of things can happen. But it's doubtful whether the 210-pounder could see the humor in his situ- ation. a tour member with in- different success since was disqualified and suspended indefinitely Friday aftpr an al- tercation with tour official Pete Sesso. Jack head of the offi- cials for the tournament play- ers' division of the said King grabbed Sesso by the throat a threatening man- That version of the incident on the 16th hole was confirmed by Ben a television who was an eye- witness. King denied touching the offi- cial and said he would seek le- gal help. Mitchell and Still matched five-under-par 67s and tied for the 36-hole lead with 137 seven under par. LEE HOLES ONE Lee vaulted into contention with an- other 67 that was highlighted by the first hoie-in-one of his' spec- tacular career. He was two strokes off the pace with a 139 total. Trevino's ace came on the 185-yard first hole. He used a six-iron. Rik and Jim were one stroke off the leading pace at 138 while Trevino was tied at 139 with former champion Tom Dave Glenz and Steve Melnyk. Shaw matched the best round of the a 66. First-round leader Dick Lotz went to 75-142. Five strokes behind Still and Mitchell was WiJf Homenuik of Winnipeg. He had a 142 total after a sparkling 69 Friday. George Knudson of Toronto was two strokes behind Home- nuik. He shot a 71 Friday for a two-round total of 144. Both Ben Kern of Toronto and John Morgan of Victoria failed to make the cut. Kern carded a Sobchuk seeks big contract EDMONTON The Journal says Dennis a star centre with Regina Pats of the Western Canada Hockey League has gone to Montreal to sign a 10-year contract with the World Hockey Association. The contract is with World a WHA subsidiary which handles all league en- the newspaper says. Sobchuk has another year of LETHBRIDGE LONGHORNS HOCKEY CLUB PRACTICE HENDERSON KE CENTRE August 27th 6 p.m. Any under the age of 20 yean interested in playing Coach STAN MAXWELL at 3278649 junior hockey eligibility which means he is out of reach of Na- tional Hockey League teams. The Journal says Sobchuk's contract is to bo turned over to the new Cincinnati entry after one but since the team will not be in the league unlil Sobchuk will be farmed out for one year to another WHA club. He scored 67 goals and 80 assists in the WCHL last season. Riggins comes back NEW New York Jets said Friday that run- ning back John Riggins has ap- parently come to terms with the National Football League team and will join the club next Wednesday to sign his 1973 con- tract. Coach Weeb Ewbank said Riggins telephoned from Cen- to say he want to sit in Kansas and watch the team and the Super Bowl on television. I went to be a part 75 for a 148 total and Morgan soared to an 80 for a total of 154. who has been sus- pended before for un- becoming a professional became angered while playing the 16th hole. He threw a rake in a sand trap and bent his putter across his knee be- fore noticing Sesso. He said he approached the of- ficial but did not touch him. Sesso was not available for comment. twice threatened for the lead in the recent Canadian but each time knocked himself out of it with a seven on a key hole. oE things can he said. you're going you seem to get bad too. when you've got it go- ing you get the good a 38-year-old veteran of 13 years on the got his share of the lead by dominating the par-five holes. He birdied all of them. the name of this he said. got to make your score on the par fives. Just ask Jack ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W 62 Pel. GBL .508 .483 3 3 .471 .463 St. Louis Monlreal ........58 62 Pittsburgh .......57 61 Chicago .......57 64 Philadelphia .....56 65 5Va New York...... 53 66 .445 West Los Angeles ......76 46 .623 Cincinnati 75 48 .610 San Francisco ___67 53 .558 8 Houston.......64 60 .516 13 Atlanla .........59 66 .472 18Vi San Diego......44 7f .364 31V4 FRIDAY'S RESULTS San Diego 010 010 000 000 0 St. Louis 000 000 '01 000 12 4 Caldwell Corkins Romo end Cleve- Pena Folkers Segui and Simmons. San Francisco Ml 10' 11 I Pittsburgh 000 000 5 0 Bryant Sosa and Moose Johnson Giustl and Sanguillen. Thomasson Philadelphia 300 100 10 2 Houston 110 100 9 3 Carlton and WHsc'i Crawford Forsch Dier- ker Griffin and Jutze. Mon.anez Hou Los Angela MO 001 3 1 OOJ 120 590 Messersrnilh '11-8V Downinq Hough and Bonham Locker and Hundley. Cincinnati 000 000 001 New York 000 100 000 7 0 Borbon and plum- merj Parker and Crete. Mays Atlanta 010001 10 1 Montreal 000 010 8 H 1 Devon Neibauer House Len Frisclla and Dietz Renko. Mar- shall Walker Marshall Walker and Boc- cabella. LEAGUE LEADERS NATIONAL LEAGUE AB R H Pet. Cin.......S06 89 173 .342 Hou .....462 80 147 .318 Hou .....386 66 122 .316 Pha 326 49 102 .313 SF ......-417 55 130 .312 Cin 424 54 132 .311 Chi.....412 64 128 .311 Mil .....392 61 120 .306 Home Runs Baited each. Pitching Los P. At- AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Baltlmora .......66 52 Detroit ........66 55 New York.......66 58 Boston .......63 57 Milwaukee.......59 60 Cleveland 48 74 West Oakland .......70 51 Kansas City 70 53 Minnesota......59 60 Chicago ........58 64 California .......55 63 Pet. GBL .559 .545 1'A .532 .525 .496 .393 3 4 7 20 .579 .569 .475 .466 1 10 Texas.........43 74 .361 26 FRIDAY'S RESULTS Milwaukee 000 t Oakland 002 100 1 l Colborn and Holtzman Fingers and Fosse. Detroit 001 5 1 California 102 IS 0 Fryman Strahler Scher- man Farmer and Ryan and Torborg. Det Epslem Ch'cago 000 001 Baltimore CIO 100 3 1 I Bahnsen and Palmer Jackson and Willi- ams. New York 010 000 1 1 Texas 000 031 S 13 0 McDowell Buskey and Clyde Brown and Billings. Kansas City 000 004 471 Boston 100 140 6 12 2 Drago Garber and Hea- Morcf Pattin and Fisk. Minnesota .290 021 18 2 Cleveland WO 002 7 2 Blyleven and Bosman Wilcox Lamb Keklch and' Ellis. Roof Oliva Kansas City 000 004 472 Boston 100 UO 6 12 2 Drago Garber and Hea- Moret Pattin and Fisk. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R M Pet. Min ......439 74 158 Det ......294 36 97 .330 Mil .......483 77 155 .321 NY ......473 6S 150 .317 M. NY 451 58 140 .310 NY .....393 64 121 .308 Mil .....442 Ti 135 .305 Bal .....410 39 125 .305 Def 290 46 88 .303 KC 468 79 142 .303 Heine F. Kansas each. Runs Balled May- berry Pitching Oak- New 678-4 PLY POLYESTER TIRES 26 .95 Each ELRICH TIRE LTD. FIRESTONE COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 402 lit South 337-4986 or 327-4445 ;