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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE UTHBRIDGE HtRALD Fridoy, Aunwl il, "70 Lions Prove They're Contenders THE POWER AND THE DEFENCE Lethbridge Native Sons host Edmonton Glenora Blues in the Alberta Lacrosse League semi-finals Saturday night at eight and Sunday at two at the Arena and expected to provide the locals with plenty of scoring punch are, from the left, Ken Gregus, Ken Boychuk, Dave Smith and Ron Schmielewski. On the right is goalie Don Hall, the last line of defence. Cahill Upset With Club Eskimos Gave Argos A Scare TORONTO (CP) Coach in yards gained with 323 Cahill didn't think his in first downs with 17. should have been six consecutive tries for a ;lose to losing their Canadian Leasue contest from inside the To- !dmonton Eskimos 10-yard line in the third failed to produce a sin- "We almost lost and we shouldn't have said Cahill after his Argos stumbled off the ield with a 16-14 win that Edmonton point and the Argos held on for the victory. Cahill, while not going so far as to criticize game officials for hem second place in the ern Conference, two points be-lind Montreal Alouettes and ahead Hamilton On the field, the Eskimos duced as many good W L T F A Pis or winning as the Argos 4 1 0 112 73 8 B C 3 2 0 12B 99 6 ailed to collect on the 3 2 o 95 ffi hat counted and now l 4 o 55 90 2 Winnipeg 0 3 0 41 98 0 alone in fourth place in conference L T F A Pis Montreal 3 0 0 64 47 6 Despite playing their 2 1 0 72 51 4 Hamilton 1 2 0 42 67 2 game in eight days with 0 2 0 Ifi 41 0 wo day's rest from the one, the Eskimos equalled 13 B.C. 17 First downs 21 16 While They rushing TS1 147 Yards passing 154 183 Net offence 335 330 madB-trled 12-30 9-16 1970 0-0 4.59 Punts average yards 6-41 9-43 Fumbles-lost 0-0 2- 3-22 3-50 TORONTO IS EDMONTON 14 EDM TOR downs 17 17 iff rushing 51 160 Si Sc iU passing 28S 174 offence 323 323 1-0 1-18 Yds ?-4S NW9 Fumbles-lost 2-0 0-0 Penalties-total yds 0-0 9-58 LEADERS TRAVEL LEADERS 0 TO C FS i PIS. Located BC 5 0 13 10 5 4B Evenson, BC 5 6 0 0 0 36 General Form 1 S 0 12 7 I 34 E 5 0 5 5 6 26 McKinnle S 5 4 0 0 0 24 Phone C 5 4 0 0 0 24 C 5 3 0 0 0 18 EXHIBITION MONDAY, AUG. 24th INT'L. TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP BOBBY JERRY CHRISTY VJ BOB SWEETAN Gil 612 IB. MAN MOUNTAIN MIKE BIG ED DAN KROFFAT vi "GORIIUA" PACCHIANO SHARPADZE iABIC VJ Admission %Z, Si.SO Offies 7 Walch STAMPEDE WRESTLING lost against the Argos, called it a "remarkable coincidence" that Edmonton was not called for a single penalty. The capacity crowd of on opening day of the Canadian National Exhibition had to wait until late in the first quarter be- fore quarterback Don Jonas set up the first Argo score. McKinnis, C Robinson C Van Fell, W Reed, S Young, BC Thompson, 5 Molnar, S Eben, E EFC LEADERS 2 0 0 D 12 20001! 2 0 0 0 12 2 0 0 0 12 2 0 0 0 12 5 2 0 0 0 12 Evansnen, M Wade, M Coffey, H Jonas, T 'aylor, T Mcro, T Bland, T Guindon, M Mankins, O Raimey, T Thorntop, T TD C FG S Pi! 0 Manel, Buchan Sfarr, H Smith, M Duncan, M Thorpe T H U 3 0 n 1 19 .1 A 1 3 16 0 8 1 2 13 2 0 0 0 12 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 12 0 6 0 1 7 .10006 1 0006 1 0 0 0 6 ALBERTA LACROSSE ASSOCIATION JUNIOR PLAYOFFS LETHBRIDGE NATIVE SONS vs EDMONTON NORTH GLENORA BLUES SATURDAY, AUGUST P.M. SUNDAY, AUGUST P.M. AT LETHBRIDGE ARENA JUVENILE PLAYOFFS FINALS LEHBRIDGE LANCERS VS NANTOM JUVENILES SUNDAY, AUGUST 23rd-12i30 P.M. Admission: Adults 75c Students Saason tided no! valid for Playoff Scries PRIZE DRAW HELD ON SUNDAY Homers After Playoff Spot In the Commercial Men's Fastball League last evening lie Labor Club edged the Con- tractors 7-5 and the Nil-Mode Homes trimmed the HCMP 2-1. Labor Club was paced by Greg Bimings picked up the mound verdict over Jerry Areshenko. Dennis Hydychuck led the Club with a triple and a single while Peter Vandethilt rapped out a double and a single lor the Contractors. Other Contractor hitters were Bob Varty with two singles and Wayne Nesbitt who poked out a double. Marv Moser allowed only four hits off his fasibal! and paced the Nu-Mode Homes to a possible playoff spot. Doug Hartley suffered the loss for the RCMP allowing only three hits against him. The Nu-Mode Homes will have to wait until after the Generals-RCMP game Monday to find out if they won the last playoff spot. The RCMP must win in order to beat out the Homers. Last night Ken Koval paced the Homers with too singles, but Pat Sullivan's double scored Jerry Heck from third with the winning run. For the RCMP Kaz Tomomil- su stroked a double in a losing cause. Gerela And Males Belt Stampeders A pass from Jonas on the Ed monton 12-yard line was tippec by Eskimo linebacker Ken For guson into the hands of flanke Tom Bland in the end zone. Early in the second quarter Edmonton got a first down on the Toronto eight-yard line afte the Argos were called for pas interference. Quarterback Dor Trull bounced one pass pass of the goal post before connecting the next attempt to end Tom Nettles in the end zone. Punter Dave Mann regained the lead for Toronto shortly after, when his 50-yard lack went for a single and linebacker Mike Blum added to the Argo momentum by picking off a Trull pass to set them up on the Edmonton 40-yard line. Quarterback Tom Wilkinson took over the club and five plays later fired a 10-yard pass over the middle to flanker Jim Thorpe on the Edmonton goal line. With -Jonas collecting his sec- ond convert, the Argos were leading 15-7 at half-time. The Eskimos came back In the third quarter to move the ball inside the Toronto 10-yard line where they started their six plays of frustration. A pass to Nettles went incom- plete but fullback Alan Pitcaith- ley got the first down to the To- ronto seven-yard line. The next play produced a roughing pen- alty against the Argos and Ed- monton first down on the To- ronto three. ARGOS GAIN CONTROL The Argos look over the ball at that point after stopping too more rushing attempts by Pit- caithley and a pass attempt to end Sam Campbell in the end zone. Jonas widened the Toronto lead with a single on a field goal attempt from 36 yards in the fourth quarter before Trull, helped by two more Argo penal- ties, got down to the one-yard line where he plunged across for the touchdown. I Dave Cutler converted both Edmonton touchdowns but his 51-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter went wide and a 53-yard try in the last minutes of play was short. TruE was good on 17 of 38 passes attempted for 286 yards but the Eskimos rushing ac- counted for only 51 yards against 160 by the Argos. Jonas completed six of 12 passes for 110 yards and Wilkin- son six of 11 for 64 yards while halfback Bill Symons led the Toronto rushing with 73 yards in 15 carries. Flanker Bobby Taylor and end Mel Profit, both recovering from leg injuries, finally got off the Argo bench but were used I sparingly. VANCOUVER (CP) A dsf- ence that was tough when it had o be and place-kicker Ted Ger- cla were the key Factors Thurs- day night as British Columbia Liions thrilled their largest :iome-town crowd in five years jy beating Calgary Stampeders 27-13. Gerela kicked four fileld goals -including shots of 52, 46, and 38 a single and con- verts on touchdowns by fullback Jim Evenson and halfback A. D. Whilfield as Lions fans roared. The victory moved Lions into a second-place tie in the West- em Football Conference with points behind Sas- katchewan gained a measure of revtenge for a 16-9 loss to the Stampeders at Calgary Aug. 10. Larry Robinson kicked field goals of 29 and 47 yards for Cal- gary and converted Stamps' only touchdown by Hugh Mc- Kiiinis. Lions' defence picked off four passes by Calgary quarterback Jerry Keeling, the West's lead- ing passer, and stiffened to stop two of five third-down gambles at crucial moments. PASSING POOR Keeling, badgered all night by defensive linemen Bill Whisler, John Stucky and Wayne Dennis, was frequently off the mark with his passing, completing 12 of 30 attempts. "Those fans saw the hardest hitting game they're ever going to said Lions coach Jackie Parker afterwards. "Our guys just stuck everybody they saw." He also lauded Calgary's su- perlative linebacker, Wayne Hams: "He must have made a thou- sand tackles." Robinson kicked a 28-yard field goal 01 Calgary's first se- quence of plays to give the Stamps thle lead for the only time in the game. Lions went ahead to stay later in the first quarter, marching 57 yards in five plays for the touchdown. Evenson swept 13 yards around left end to com- plete the drive, which featured a 14-yard pass from quarter- back Paul Brothers to Whilfield, a 22-yard scamper by Brothers and a 12-yard crack by Whit- field. Robinson narrowed the mar- gin to 7-6 with his 47-yard field goal early in the s e c o n c quarter. But Gierela replied with his 38-yarder to make it 10-6 for Lions at the half, after a pass interception by linebacker George Juggum gave B.C. the ball at midfield. A 43-yard pass play from Brothers to flanker Rhome Nixon set the stage for Gerela's 52-yard field goal mid-way in the third quarter. He added 21-yard three-pointer early in the fourth. Then Lions' hyperactive pass defence contributed to Calgary's only touchdown as defenders Jerry Bradley and Rich Robin- son were called for interference on two consecutive plays. The penalties netted the Stampeders 43 yards and a first down on the B.C. three-yard line. McKinnis cracked over on the first try. The score was 17-13 for Lions when Keeling, attempting to pick up five yards on a third-down roll-out, was stopped a yard short, turning the ball over to Lions at the Calgary 47. Three plays later, Gerela booted a field goal off the 46. On Calgary's first play follow ing the field goal, linebacker G r e e n a r d Poles intercepted Reeling's pass and rambled 47 yards to the Calgary one-yard j line. Whitfield plunged over and Gerela converted to put it out of Calgary's reach. Calgary had the statistical edge, making 21 first downs, 181 yards rushing and 154 passing, for a net offence of 335 yards.' Lions had 16 first downs, 183 yards passing and 147 on the ground, a net of 330. Brothers completed nine of his passes, with no intercep- tions. Wayne Holm, who replaced Keeling at quarterback in Cal- gary's last series of plays, threw one incomplete pass. Evenson picked up 65 yards on 14 caivics to give him a total of 378 yards for the season, sec- ond in Hie west only to George Reed of Saskatchewan, who has 402. Whitfield picked up 56 yards and is third in the west with 259. McKinnis caught three passes for 51 yards and ran for Calgary. Loo Taylor had 57 yards rushing. Yankees, Braves Triumph" Hurlers Turn Sluggers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mel Stolllcmyre and Ron switched their talents to slugging, and the right-handed pitchers came out with a pair of j victories. Stotllemyre took liis frustra- tions out against Minnesota, rip- ping a two-run, seventh-inning liple that enabled the New York Yankees to beat the Twins, West Division leaders of :he American League, 4-3 Thursday night. Reed, Atlanta's tall curve- sailer, drilled a run-scoring sin- gle in the middle of a three-run second inning as the Braves rimmed the Philadelphia Phil- lies 6-2 in the only other major league game. Keed also came out with a no-decision in an exchange of blows with teammate Rico Carty prior to Wednesday night's game, the Atlanta Jour- nal reported. The incident between Carty, the major league's leading hit- ter with a .357 average and Reed, now 6-5 after missing half of the season with a separated shoulder, occurred in Uie Braves' dressing room and in- volved the removal of Little League bats by Carty from Heed's locker. Club officials confirmed the incident but said: "It was just a case of a couple of guys getting a little mad. It happens with all clubs sooner or later." Carty previously had been involved in a fight Hank Aaron aboard a plane in 1967. Stottlemyre, 12-10, who was thrown out of Wednesday night's game against the Twins when he disputed a call from the bench, held the Twins to seven hits and all three runs in seven innings. Lindy McDaniel stopped Minnesota over the final two frames. Leo Cardenas drove in a pair of Minnesota runs with a homer and sacrifice fly and George Mitterwald socked a homer for the Twins, now five games in front of California. Felix Millan knocked in a pair of runs for the Braves with a single and sacrifice; fly and Reed stymied the Phils on seven hits for his second straight triumph. Carty had a double in the seventh and scored on an error. Doctors Show Doubt MONTREAL (CP) Doctors arc beginning to doubt whether Michel Briere, rookie centre of Pittsburgh Penguins of the Na- tional Hockey League, will re- gain consciousness, a hospital spokesman said Thursday. Briere, 20, has been in a coma since suffering head injuries in an auto accident May 15 near Ms home town of Malartic, in northwestern Quebec. His condition has remained stationary for the last month and he has had only mentary reactions" to physioth- erapy, the spokesmsn said. ATTENTION VACATION MOTORISTS Dou't; Start Your Vacation Trip Without A RADIATOR FLUSH Snvo yourself unncessary rnodsldo stops due to OVfir- hcnted enqinfl we con perform this work for you cxperilv find efficiently wilh bur modern equip- menll CAR NEED A 7UNE-UP? Ernie Rotvold our licensed mechanic K tho Besl Tune- Up Specialist in Southern Alberta. All work Guaran- teed] El Rancb Service 4th Avs., M.M. Drive Phone 327-5406 Moore's Esso Service Cor. 3rd Ave. and Moyor Magrath Drive WE NEVER CLOSE OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY Your Headquarters For; Imperial Oil Products Fishing Licenses Stereo Tapes Garden Supplies Campfire Equipment Fishing Supplies Bar-B-Q Supplies We Now Fill Propane Bottles MOORE'S ESSO SERVICE Corner 3rd Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 327-1046 Licensed Mechanic On Duty from 8 a.m. lo 5 p.m. Monday lliru Friday. Demolition Race On This Sunday Smash, bang, even demolish, but survive. Sunday evening another 14- I'ace card will be staged by the Southern Alberta Auto Racers and tins week the feature will be a demolition race. Racing gets under way at the Exhibi- tion Track at with time trials set for In the featured race the idea to cripple, by bashing into as many cars as possible. The winner of the event will be the last car that is able to run. Any non-club members wish- ing to take part in the demoli- tion race are asked to contact the executive of the local as- sociation. Also on tap is a special cart event for anyone 14 years of age and under. The restric- tions for the go-cart races are a five horsepower engine with air filled tires. Meanwhile heading into this Sunday's races Lindy Smith has taken a big lead in B stand- ings as he has earned 108. In second place is Jack Tiffen with 75% while third is Tom Dowdel with 33VJ. In C racing the leader is Rudy Enns -with closely followed by George Androko- vich with Vern Wakefield of Magrath is third at Len Vaselenak is the leader in the V-8 Sportsman with KVk while Tom Ayerhart has 6SVz. Lawrence Bailey is next -with ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pittsburgh.....68 56 New York..... M 57 Chicago 60 St. Louis 57 66 Philadelphia 54 68 Montreal 53 70 431 West Cincinnati.....B2 43 656 Los Angeles 69 52 570 11 Atlanta 62 61 504 19 San Francisco 61 61 .500 Houston 55 67 .451 San Diego 43 76 .387 33V's TODAY'S GAMES Atlanta NIekro 10-14 ar Montreal Morton 14-9 M Cincinnati cioninger 6-4 at New York Koozman 7-6 N Houston Blllingham 15-4 and Wilson 5-5 at- Philadelphia Bunning 10-12 and Jackson 3-12 N Pittsburgh Veale 8-13 at Los Angeles Osteen 12-11 N St. Louis Brlles 4-4 et San Diego Wilson 0-3 N Chicago Holtzman 13-9 at San Fran- cisco Refaerger 4-5 H THURSDAY'S RESULTS Philadelphia .....010 001 273 Atlanta 030 010 6 3 0 Lersch (3-1) Wilson (6) Wenz (8) and Compton; Reed (6-5) and King. LEAGUE LEADERS .AMERICAN LEAGUE Jaltlmore New York Detroit Boston Cleveland Washington Clemente, Pgh Perez, Cin W. Parker, LA W. Davis, LA Gaston, SD Rose Cin Millan, All B. Williams, Ch! Hickman, Chi 350 45? R H Pel. 56 122 .349 93 152 .339 67 152 .331 80 151 .324 77 152 .323 93 160 .322 82 147 .322 492 109 158 .321 Bl 124 .320 Home Runs: Bench, Cine., -11; Perez 38. Runs Batted In: Bench, 121; Perez, Pitching 11 decisions: Simpson. Cin 14-3, .824; Gibson, StL 17-5, .773. 59 64 Vest 72 48 Pet. .639 .554 .533 .517 ,475 .475 Minnesota....... California 5d .557 5 Oakland ......68 55 .553 5'A Kansas City 46 76 .377 27 Milwaukee 46 77 .374 27'A Chicago .......44 61 ,352 SOW TODAY'S GAMES Boston Siebert 13-6 at Kansas City ,unker 0-7 N Washington 7-B at Minnesota Bvleven 7-5 H New York Kilnc 1-3 ar Chicago Jan- ewski 3-13 N Milwaukee Downing 4-? af Detroit Cain 11-4 N Oakland Hunter 15-10 af Cleveland Hargan 6-2 N California Murphy 13-7 at Baltimore McNally 18-7 N THURSDAY'S RESULTS Hew York 000 101 1 T 0 Minnesota 010 101 109- 3 9 1 Srottlemyre (12-10) McDaniel (6) and Gibbs; Zepp (6-3) Hall Perran- oski (8) and Mitlerwald. HRs: Cardenas (9) Mitferwald LEAGUE LEADERS Yastrzemski, Bcs Ollva, Minn.....< R. Smith, .Bos A. Johnson, Cal Aparlclo, Chi t Piniella, KC.....: F Robinson, Bal I Harper, Mil.....'.. Fosse, CIS .......402 W. Morton Del. 377 R H Pet. 95 138 .32? 75 154 .322 84 145 .313 62 145 .316 75 143 .313 42 120 .308 66 111 .307 77 140 .306 54 123 .306 53 113 .304 Home Runs: KHlebrew, Minn, 37; F. Howard, Wash, 33; Yastrzemskt, 33. Runs Baited In: F. Howard, 96; J. Powell, Bait, 95; KHlebrew, 95. Pitching 11 decisions: Cuellar, Bal 18-6, .750; Cain, Det, 11-4, .733. Kf KELLY mr KELLY SPRINGFIELD "TIRES FAMOUS FOR QUALITY" COMBINE TIRES 149x26 6 ply ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 402 lit Sovth or 3274445 ;