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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Fastball champions Lethbridge Hotel North Stars captured the 1973 Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League champion- ship title by defeating the pennant-winning Lethbridge Miners 6-1 last Thursday. North Stars went through the double-knockout playoff series undefeated as they earned four straight victories. The championship club consists of front left to Dennis Geoff Wyrostok and Jim Tratch. Middle left to Eugene Greg Ken Eisenoski and Bill Hayes Back left to Tom Wayne Tom Mitch Mychasiuk and Ron Zasadny. Wiechers was disappointed Wadkins sets record with win Mass. Little Lanny Wadkins headed for today with his sights set on winning his way into the match play golf cham- pionship and a shot at Jack Nicklaus. like to get hold of big the 23-year-old tour sophomore said Sunday follow- ing his triumph in this city's golf Wad- bins' second victory of the sea- son. Then he considered the state- grinned ruefully and backed off a little. I guess big Jack would like to get hold Wadkins had to survive a double bogey five in the run down the stretch to annex the first prize and push his winnings to a whopping fourth on the list this year. BETS RECORD It is a record for a second- fear player. He sst the rookie record last season with and now has more than In less than two full years on the tour. a 5 foot 8 came from three strokes off the pace with a final 69 before the massive gallery of and won by two strokes with a 279 total. Lee rookie Tom Jen- kins and Rik the third-round tied for sec- ond at 281. Elder closed with a 59. Jenkins had a 73 and was in title-contention until he bogeyed the 17th hole. Massengale needed only a birdie on the par five final hole to force a play but three-putted for a bogey and had a 74. Wilf Homenuik of Winnipeg had a final round of 74 for a 289 total and in prize money. A 74 gave George Knudson of To- ronto a 294 total and in prize money. Two other John Morgan of Victoria and Ben Kern of failed to qual- ify for the final 36 holes. Nobody was as disappointed as big Jim Wiechers. The 29-year-old Wiechers was staked to a share of the lead when his playing part- ner under the threatening made that double bogey on the par three 14th. But Wiechers held it only un- Will Jackson retain FREDERICTON The buzz among the golfing frater- nity today was whether Robbie Jackson will retain his junior crown and lead Quebec to the Canadian junior interprovincial team golf championship. There couldn't be a better way for the 18-year-old from He Bizard to end his final season as a junior. Next month he en- rols at Indiana University on a golfing scholarship. have the potential to he says. feel confident with my but anything can happen. both would be a great way to cap off the sea- The 36-hole team matching four-man squads from each of the 10 began today. 166 young players will start a 72- hole competition to decide the individual juvenile and junior ti- tles. who won the 1972 probably has more tournament experience than any other player here. He's the Quebec junior cham- pion and had a berth on that province's Willingdon Cup team this year. But besides the Que- Little Leaguers eye world title Pa. The little League World the dream of more than two million young baseball begins Tuesday in this Susquehanna River town. A month of hectic tournament play has reduced the field from an estimated teams to four from the United and one each from Tai- Canada and Mexico. It took 11 or 12 consecutive victories for the teams to reach the finals. Tainan the Far East takes the field Tuesday afternoon against Bitburg rep- resenting Europe. B.C. will represent Canada at 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday against represent- ing the South. will vie at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the East- West game against either Tuc- or Calif. In the Latin America-Central will meet Mich. Wednesday. Taiwan teams have domi- nated the series in recent years. There are 22 leagues on the which must compete with leagues in the Guam and Hong Kong to reach William- sport. Last year's winner was Ham- eliminated in re- gional play this year. STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION P.M. NO. AMER. GRUDGE MATCH DAN KROFFAT GIL HAYES OMAR ATLAS THE VIKING 5 Exciting Matchtt bee team also can boast Mi- chael of Ste. Julie de Bercheres. Like Boyer is a zero handicapper a long-ball hitter. Just how much bearing power-hitting will have on the outcome of the tournaments is questionable. The Fredericton Golf Club course is a short par-70 layout with one- third of the 18 holes less than 225 yards long. Club professional Archie Skin- ner says the course is short but must be played with extreme accuracy. Jackson agrees. are a lot of out of says Jackson. really have to use your head here. COURSE WET Dampness likely will make the course play longer. Since Aug. it has rained almost ev- ery day and about two weeks ago the course was closed for three days -because of wetness. Skinner rates the 14th nicknamed the as the toughest for the young com- all between 15 and 18 years old. It's an uphill struggle to a slippery green guarded by traps and an out-of-bounds. British last year's team is an unknown quantity this tune around. The average age of the team is 17 and the players didn't do well in practice Sunday. Jim Nelford of Pitt the B.C. senior shot a six- over 76 in practice and his team-mates all had higher scores. The only known low score in practice was a 70 turned in by Nick Boyd of New N.S. Not all players made the results available. BILLYARD A THREAT Ontario is said to have a strong and Sandy Bil- lyard of Fonthill is considered a serious threat to Jackson for the individual junior title. Bil- lyard shot 73 in practice Sun- day. The youngster who could take both junior and juvenile titles is Arthur a 15-year-old from De. He is the only juvenile playing to a zero handicap. The course record is 64 set about five years ago by Martin now of Charlottetown. Tee-off time in team play is 9 a.m. ADT a.m. and 8 a.m. ADT during the individual competition. More sport on page 8 til the 17th where took a double bogey. He lashed his tee shot into the had to chip missed the green in three and finally took a six. Wiechars also bogeyed the last hole for a 6-6 finish and a 73. He was tied at 282 with Bobby Mitchell. A group at 283 included Bert Roy Pace and Miller Barber. Tom Weis- kopf and Arnold Palmer did not compete. Australian Bruce Crampton collected after a 286 total and retained his leading money- winning spot with a to- tal. Nicklaus and Weiskopf are second and with and while Wadkins moved into fourth place ahead of Lee Trevino. Trevino was only three strokes off the lead when the fi- nal round but blew to a triple bogey seven on the sec- ond hole of the Pleas- ant Valley Country Club course and finished with a 76 for 286. His winnings now are Jenkins fined for tossing bat CHICAGO Chicago Cubs' pitcher Ferguson Jenkins has been assessed a S400 fine by National League President Charles Feeney for a bat-throw- ing incident last Tuesday. A club who an- nounced the fine said the owner of a 10-12 was fined at the rate of a per bat by Feeney. After being knocked out by the Atlanta a native of was roundly booed as he walked to the Cubs' dugout. After reaching the Jenkins pulled four bats out of the bat rack and tossed them onto the field in the direction of home plate and the pitcher's mound. Bartirome provides relief Ailing Rooker still wins By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jim Rooker and Tony Barti- rome combined on a five-hitter for Pittsburgh Pirates. Tony Even though the Pirate trainer never threw a he was in Sunday's game all the way with Rooker. Bartirome provided needed relief for agonizing back pains and who hadn't slept much the night gave San Francisco Giants another dose of medicine in a 5-0 Pirate victory. Rooker's back pains devel- oped the night before his sched- uled after he watched a football game on television. WAS SCRATCHED Upon hearing of Rooker's ills Pittsburgh manager Bill Virdon scratched him from the lineup But the left-hander finally con- vinced Virdon that he was fit to pitch. The Pirates' victory kept them two games behind St. Louis Cardinals in the National League East race. The Cardi- nals defeated San Diego 1-0. In other National League games Los Angeles Dodgers trimmed Chicago Cubs New York Mets turned back Cincinnati Reds Mon- treal Expos beat Atlanta Braves 3-1 and Philadelphia Phillies defeated Houston As- tros 5-3. it was Atlanta 3 Montreal New York 12 Cin cixiati Chicago 2 Los Ange- les Pittsburgh 6 San Fran- cisco San Diego 4 St. Louis and Houston 3 2. HITTING HELPS Manny Sanguillen and Richie Hebner drove in two runs apiece to back Rooker's fine pitching. The Pirate southpaw also contributed to a 13-hit at- tack with three singles in three at-bats. Hebner and Al Oliver gave Rooker a 2-0 lead in the first inning with consecutive home runs off Juan Marichal. Hebner singled home another Pitts- burgh run in the fifth and Sang- uillen slugged a two-run double in the sixth. Rooker improved his record to 6-4 while Marichal dropped to 10-9. Bake McBride scored on a wild throw in the first in- ning and Alan Foster equalled his career high of victories in a season with 10 the Cardinals' 1-0 triumph over the Padres. Joe Ferguson blasted a two- two-run homer to spoil a strong pitching performance by Rick Reuschel in Los Angeles' 2-1 success over Chicago. ALLOWTD FOUR HITS Until the Reuschel had given the Dodgers just two sin- in the eighth inning. Reuschel struck out 12 Dodgers and allowed but four hits over- all. went up there to hit a home said Ferguson. one two out and your team behind by one it's a home-run situation. Reuschel was getting tired and making Bud Harr'elson doubled home the winning run in the eighth in- ning to boost the Mets to a 2-1 decision over the Reds. Pepe Mangual hit a home run Race results EDMONTON Northlands Park race results Saturday. FIRST 2 year 7 fur- longs. Dangling Maid 370 Unconvemionable 4.10 Sheba's Echo 4-5. Senator Brown Ranee- io. Mint. Ann D'Hiver also ran. SECOND 3 year 7 fur- longs. Royal Horsequards 11.90 7.30 Charlesworthy SM Scotch Indian 2.70. 2-5. Hope You End Shoes For Kelly H also ran. DAILY THIRD 4 year olds and miles. Mister Auctioneer 13.JO S.70 Roaring Freddy Cuthi 3.50 Hswlnsum 3.JO. 1-5. Prim D. Barb's Nova Homecoming Doolln'i Imtge also ran. FOURTH 4 year olds and 7 funongi. Whonnock Wllllt 7.90 4.20 Atlantic Star 4.70 3.30. Sun 3.20. 1-5. For Rex. with New Alert also ran. FIFTH 3 year 7 fur- longs. Jolle Ike 3.90 2.70 Fleet Boy 2.M 2-5. Bucking Regal Beau King Of The Kittys Komet also ran. S13.U. SIXTH 4 year elds and 7 furlongs. Coming Fury 52.20 50.70 Outromen 14.40 Tollivar 4.00. Tay's Cot- ton Ain't starry Leg- end also ran. SIVENTH 4 year olds and IVi miles. Royal Rouser 47.M 14.00 Nestlme 7.60 RocKin' Ruler 2.70. 4-5. Grana Harry Coun- try Srjleld Of Regal Point also ran. EIGHTH S p r 3 year olda and miles. Big Dan 3.00 Love Your Host 2.40 Kim's Kid 4.10. Edlt's Prize. T I m her Easter Little Twit also ran. NINTH 4 year olds and 7 furlongs. Hope t.20 3.10 Wlnarla Old Fort 3-5. Miss Pine Mulll Friendly Guy also ran. 141.90. to help Montreal beat Atlanta 3- 1. After Mangual's blast off Phil Niekro gave the Expos a 1-0 lead in the second the Expos scored their winning run in the fifth when Tim Foil dou- moved to third on an in- field out and scored on catcher Paul Casanova's passed ball. Bill Robinson drove in all five runs with a grand-slam homer and sacrifice leading Phils- delphif. over Houston 5-3. In today's Cincinnati will visit New plays host to Atlanta and Pitts- burgh is at Houston. Wood continues to have his problems By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wilbur Wood's season has taken a twist for the worse. Chicago White Sox knuckleballer whose early sea son victory count made experts wonder whether he'd win 30 suffered his 18th defeat to go with 20 victories Sunday. Baltimore Orioles knocked Wood out of the game in the second inning and went on to win their seventh 8-2. Elsewhere in the American Cleveland Indians took a pair from Minnesota Twins. 5 3 and Boston Red Sox- edged Kansas City Royals Oakland Athletics beat Mil- waukee Brewers New York Yankees topped Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers nipped California Angels 4-3 in 11 in nings. In Saturday's Oakland beat Milwaukee Cleveland blanked Minnesota Balti- more downed Chicago Bos- ton topped Kansas City New York edged Texas 5-3 and Cali- fornia dsfeated Detroit 4-1. manager Chuck Tanner and pitching coach Johnny Sam all insist the knuckleballer's hand anc arm are all healthy. But Wood's statistics since May 28 are not. May 28 was the day Wood won two games from the Cleve'and Indians to raise his record to 13-3. Since then he shows a record of 7-15 and an earned-run average of 4.90 while surrendering 191 hits in 162 2-3 innings. just didn't throw the ball over was all over the said who yanked his ace in the second after Wood's flutterball ended up as four four a hit bat- sman and two passed balls for five runs. BREAKS Bobby Murcer cracked his 19th homer and Gene Michael slapped a two-run double in a three-run second as Pat Dobson and the Yankees coasted to a 6- 2 victory. who had gone to bat 116 times since slamming No. belted his homer into a strong wind. Reliever Aurelio Monteagudo unleashed a llth inning wild pitch and Mickey Stanley raced home with the winning lifting Detroit to its Sunday win over California. Detroit's other runs came on solo homers by Frank Tony Taylor and Stanley. Sal Bando put the pressure on Kansas City and took it off Reg- gie Jackson and Deron Johnson. Bando's two-run homer in the last of the ninth gave Oakland its 6-4 victory over increasing the Athletics' lead over second-place Kansas City to three games. with 30 homers and 101 has been carrying the Athletics lately but Sunday it was Johnson's turn. He belted the second homer of his career in the first inning. The last place in- habitants of the AL can take it easy according to the heroes of their 4-3 sweep of gets posi- tive results. wasn't thinking homer. I was just trying to hit the ball where nobody was and break the said Buddy Bell after his three-run homer in the fifth inning of the first game broke up a 2-2 deadlock. ball was hard to see in the late innings and I just tried Senda wins judo title TORONTO Gary Hi- rose of the Ca- nadian under 176-pound black belt judo defeated Mike Park of To- ronto to win the open weight di- vision Saturday at the Canadian National Exhibition open conti- nental black belt judo cham- pionships. Other winners over 205 Ham- under 205 under 176 New under 154 moc un- der 139 to make said Leo Car- denas after he legged out an in- field hit while Jack Brohamer scored the winning run with two out in the bottom of the ninth for the second-game win. Bill after six won his 13th game for the Red Sox as he bested the Royals 4-3 with help from reliever Bob Bolin. In games Minnesota is at New York at Kansas Boston at Texas and Detroit at Oakland. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W St. Louis 63 Pittsburgh......59 Montreal 59 Chicago 58 Philadelphia 57 New York 57 Los Angeles 77 Cincinnati 75 San Francisco 67 Houston 45 Atlanta San Diego 45 L Pet. GBL 61 .508 61 .492 2 63 .4B4 3 65 .472 64 .472 4Vs 66 47 .421 _ 50 .600 55 .549 9 61 .516 13 67 .472 78 .366 31'. i TODAY'S GAMES Cincinnati Billingham at New York Sesver Sen Francisco Bradley V Montreal Torrez Pittsburgh Ellis at Houston Richard SUNDAY'S RESULTS Philadelphia 004 OM 7 i Houston 100 OM 3 S 1 Twltchell and Reuss Griffin Crawford and Edwards. Pha B. Robinson San Francisco OM MO 010 Pittsburgh 200 I'J J 13 1 Marlchal Willoughby Mc- Mahcn and Rooker and Sanguiilen. Oliver Cinclnnall 0 New York 100 000 2 4 l Grimsley and Koos- man and Grote. Atlanta oco not i 3 e Monlreal 010 O'l 3 7 P. Niekro Neibauer J. Niekro and Moore Marshall and Sfinson San Diego oM 000 7 2 St. Louis ICO OM 1 6 0 Greif Romo and Foster and Simmons. Los Angelti MO 000 1 4 1 Chicago OM 010 1 5 0 Brewer and Fergu- Reuschel nnd Hundley. SATURDAY Cincinnati MO 000 10 0 New York 031 Ml IS 0 Norman Nelson Tomlin McGlothlin and Matlack and Grote. Hahn Milner Los Angeles 001 000 170 Chicago MO 002 271 Osfeen and Rau and Fer- Hotton and Hundley. San Francisco 000 Ml J 1 Pittsburgh 400 110 I 8 l Barr Willoughby McMa- hon Moffitt and Brlles walker Glustt and Mav. San Diego MO M2 10 0 St. Louis 2M 010 3 1 Arlin Caldwell and Pena Hrabosky and Simons. Philadelphia CM 200 Houston OM 300 351 Lonborg Scarce Diorio and Ray Forsch and Edwards. B. Robinson Atlanta ttt OM 3 t o Montreal 000 001 1 4 0 Morton Niekro and Casanova Rogers Scott and Boccabella. Aaron LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. 515 89 176 .342 Hou Ui 82 149 .318 Hou 487 66 122 .315 Cin 432 54 136 .314 Pha 328 49 102 .311 SF 426 55 132 .310 Chi 420 65 129 .307 Mtl 392 61 120 SOS SF 389 52 118 .303 SF 384 37116 .302 Home Stargell. Runs batted Pitching seaver. New Philadel- AMERICAN LEAGUE East W Baltimore 63 Detroit 67 New York 68 Boston........65 Milwaukee .....59 Cleveland 51 West Oakland 72 Kansas City 70 Minnesota 59 Chicaao 58 California ......56 Texas L Pet. GBL 52 .567 56 .545 58 .540 3 57 .533 4 62 .488 74 .408 19Vi SI .585 55 .560 3 53 .4J4 66 .468 14V2 64 .467 78 .355 21 TODAY'S GAMES Minnesota Corbin at Baltlmors Alexander New York Stottlemyre at Kansas City Busby Boston Curtis at Texas Blbby Detroit Perry at Oakland Blue SUNDAY'S RESULTS FIRST Minnesota 020 OM 3 0 Cleveland 020 030 550 Goltz Albury and MiHerwald Timmerman Hil- gendorf Sanders and Ellis. Hislo Bell SECOND Minnesota 210 M2 4 f 1 Oakland 400 000 9 I Champion Velzquez Short Lockwood and Knowles Pina and Fosse. Bando New Yprle 11 1 Texas 000 1M 210 Dobscn and Siebert Durham Paul and Billings. Tex Spencer Kansai City BOO 010 3 3 Boston M2 Ml 410 Fitzmorris Garber Hoer- ner Bird and Lee Bolin and Flsk. Chicago 100 OM H 0 Baltimore Oil MO B 10 0 Wood Johnson Stone and McNally and Etchebarrcn. SATURDAY Milwaukee 010 101 S Oakland 300 OM 21 t 12 I Slaton Short Ed Rodri- guez and Fingers and Tcnace. Mil Briggs Kaivas City 000 102 5 14 J Boston 001 503 8102 Splittorff Raziano Bird and Pole Bolin and Montgomery. Minnesota ooo ooo o J o Cleveland 3'0 MO 5 10 1 Woodson Campbell Fife Bane Albury and Mitterwald Perry i n d Ellis. Dundan Chicago MO OM 0 I o Baltimore 000 000 21 I 0 Forster and Down- Ing Cueller and Etche- barren. Baylor New York 1 Texas OM 010 313 Medich McDaniel and Merntt Hudson and Billings. White Detroit.....CM MO t California 110 002 4 70 0 Coleman Scherman Mil- ler and Singer and Torborg. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Mm 75161 .359 Pet 304 36 99 .326 NY 482 66 15X .320 Mil 77 156 .319 NY 401 87 125 .312 M. NY -161 59 142 .308 KC 476 80 146 .307 Bal X15 40126 .304 Mil 449 73 136 .303 Oak 454 M 136 .300 Home Runs batted May- Kansas Pltchina Oak- New SEIBERLING G78-4 PlY POLYESTER TIRES 26 .95 Each ELRICH TIRE LTD. FIRESTONE COMPLETE TJRE SALES SERVICE 407 In .Av. South 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;