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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Dropped twice in opening round Lakers still but barely EDMUNSTON 'We have our backs to the but we're still That's all Lethbridge Lakers' Ron had to say is he watched his chargers saf- er back-to-back losses in the round of the Canadian senior baseball championship i With ths two setbacks the finals Thursday. The who are repre- senting Alberta in the four-day were held off the score- sheet twice by dropping a 4-0 decision to Manitoba and a slim 1-0 verdict to the host Edmun- ston. Lakers have definitely got their backs to the wall as Taylor commented. To stay in conten- tion for the sudden-death semi- final playoff series the Laksrs must win their remaining three games. Eleven teams representing 10 who are trying for the national were earlier divided into two divisions of round-robin play. The top two clubs in each division after the round-robin series will advance to the sud- den-death semi-final playoffs The Lakers were placsd in Starts blasting home runs Robinson figures out formula Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 1 and making ball contact with the i In other games during Bill his rocky ma- He relaxed at the plate Thurs- jor league career once a source frustration and has fi- nally discovered the formula for hitting homers just a case of relaxing day night and drove in three runs with two propell- ing Philadelphia Phillies to a 6- 3 National League baseball triumph over San Disgo Padres. Thursday s light Los Angeles Dodgers trimmed New York Mets 54 and Chicago Cubs beat Cincinnati Reds 4-3. In the only contest. American League California Angels downed Milwaukee Brewers 6-3. Grabs lead ior CPGA title said whose 20ih and 21st homers gave him five round- trippers in th3 last five games think I have a chipped bone in my left elbow and I can't really swing as hard as usual Maybe that's what has i are tough at the but the helped two pitchers we faced today Robinson was touted as a new i -were just a little batter They super-slugger when he fust pitched a beautiful game the A division along with Prince Edward Mani- Nova Scotia and Edmun- ston while the B division in- cludes teams representing Que- British New- Saskatchewan and New Brunswick New Bruns- wick received two berths into the championship series for act- ing as hosts The winners of series A wil face the second place finishers in series B in one semi-final encounter -while the winners in series B will take on the run- ner-ups in series A. The winners of the semi-final series will then lotVwrns in a sudden death championship final encounter. Meanwhile the Lakers' bats stymied as they ran into two over-powering pitchers in their opening round Thursday As Tavlor put boys Panasiuk still in form BURLINGTON Onl fCPl While the master showed some of the form that has made him one of Canada's premier golf- the student barged into the fiom the Windsor covered Burlington Golf and Country Club's lush layout m under grab the first round lead. lead Thursday in defence of his The score was one off the Canadian Professional Golfers I competitive course record held Association title by host pio John but was Bob Panasiuk a 32-v ear-old still three strokes back of the Finley rejects NHL's price tag course record set in a practice round Tuesday by Keu Trow- bridge of Ont Panasiuk held a three-stroke lead over John Morgan of Vic- B C Doug Robb of Chilli- B C and Moe Norman of Ont Veteran Al Balding of To-1 whom Panasiuk has credited with glooming his game this was in at 69 with Ben Kern of Ont Panasiuk said the veteran from Markland Woods took him aside befoie the Atlantic joined New York Yankees in 1967. He never lived up to the advance batting a dis- mal .196 He lasted two more seasons in York then made the circuit of minor leagus teams and almost quit after failing to make Chicago White Sox two years ago. I decided to go out and have some Robinson said. I had a bad game I did'nt worry about it APPEARED FAULTY his new-found pml- losophy appeared faulty after he managed only four hits in 32 times at bat during a recent road trip I why he said I finally made it. I with Morgan to i thought I was going to blow it TORONTO The Na- tional Hockey League's latest attempt to purchase California Seals for a reported 5 million has been rejected by owner Charles O NHL presi- dent Clarence Campbell said Thursday. During an interview at the semi-annual meeting of the NHL board of Camp- bell our final count er-piopoial Wednesday were advised this morn- ing by or at least by his that our offer had give him some guidance 'So at that playoff hole I tried to remember what he was telling me. As it turned I lost that but I drove the was made ball in the playoff hole as well as I've hit it anytime But I sat down and had a long talk with Robinson's first a two- run shot capped a four-run Phils fust and then followed against us and that's all there is to it Taylor wasn't too far off as Dave Rothman gave up only three hits while striking out 30 to lead Manitoba to their vic- tory over Lakers Rod who lasted three was tagged with the loss while relievers Randy Max- well and A Ferchuck hurled five and one innings respective- ly The three Laker pitchers gave un seven hits Tim Negrello paced the Lak- ers at the plate with a tnole while Taylor and Brian Betts poked out singles. The Lakers ran into another hot arm in their second game of the day against Edmunston New Brunswick Val McClure fired a one-hitter while striking out 16 for the host club while Les who also came up with a bril- liant pitching performance suffered the loss Ohrn gave up eight hits while Free ball America's Marvin Barnes soars above court to chase loose re- bcund in Thursday's first round finals against Brazil at the World University Teammate Mauric Lucas reaches out for cotch The US. squad wort 66-60. Plavs the match of Ids We Molina upsets Laver Greg Luzmki's homsr w ith a I throwing the third strike past _ ._ 441. _ 1 I _ _ _ _ 1 1. _ 1___ PARK PLAZA LADIES' SOFTBALL CLUB TICKET DRAWS 1. TEXAS MICKEY MRS CECILIA CHAPMAN 2225 20th Ave. S 2. HAIRPIN LACE AFGHAN MRS ERMA McGUIRE 636 22nd St N. 3. LADIES' PONCHO BERYL SMITH 1037 20th St S 4. MOOSE HIDE PURSE MRS. K GESINGHAUS Lethbridge 5. PHENTEX ANIMALS MRS. MARY PETERSON 1212 10th Ave N 6 'LOVE' PURSE MIKE WYOSTOK 738 12th Si A N Thank for your support Proceeds ior team uni'orms 'or next season and I would like to make it per- fectly clear right now that the negotiations have been termi- nated The NHL has been negotiat- ing with Finley for the acquisi- tion of the Western Division i team and the franchise for the last two months Finley wants to the Seals to Indiana but that pro- posal was rejected by the NHL 1 in June spent I million for ths Seals three years i ago. has reported that losses I since then total 4 million I FINLEY HAS CHOICE The Seals' Campbell 1 can move his club any- where he wants as long as it is i within the 50-mile corporate limits of the cities of San Fran- 1 Cisco and Oakland 78 for Francis Eail pro al Leth- bndge's Henderson Lake nas 13 shots behind leader Bob Panasiuk after the first round Francis has rounds of 37-41 for a 78 sev- en-over-par. solo homer in the sixth. Don Kessmger drove home the winning run for Chicago with a lOth-mmng single The 11 hitters m the loss Edmunston. who scored winning run in the ninth inn- gave up only a double to who was plagued with injuries in recent years and tlrs year was said to be ready to pack it m on the tour- nament circuit denied his play- ing days were over people might think said Canada's first major tournament wiimer on the United Stiles I'm not ready yet had a lot of problems this not but I'm just played out mentally. People don't seem to realize the responsibilities I have as a tour director there s a series of i rounds I've been doing across j the country for a milk firm It's i Reds had pulled ahead i half of tr-a lOLh. just tried to find a hole be- cause it meant' the ball Kessmger said of his winning Jilt that scored Randy Hundley from third Joe Ferguson laced a run- scoring double in the sixth in- breaking a lie and lifting the Dodgers to a victory that in- creased their lead in the NL Campbell added that Finley rejected the NHL's offer be- cause of the terms of payment. 1 It wasn't the pi ice The p ice was the one he asked It was rejected because of how it' really was to be paid At least this is ''But if I can our assumption The NHL wanted to pay the money over a fne-year period is not attending the meeting West to three games over Cin- cinnati. been hitting the ball well for the past week But I've been hitting the ball at peopb I just wasn't getting hits said Ferguson Brewer relief pitcher Chris Short issued a bases-loadsd walk to Sandy forcing in the winning run during a five-run Angel seventh inning the The Lakers were to see ac- tion again today Prince Edward Island being their first opponents at 9 a m. and Nova Scotia their second at 3 pm In other games staged Thurs- Ontario doubled the score 4-2 over P E Nova Scotia dumpad P E I Fredncton blanked Quebec British Col- umbia shutout Saskatchewan 2- 0 and Quebec bested New- foundland 4-2. LINESCORES EDMUNDSTON 1 ALBERTA 0 Edmundslon 000 ON 0 Alberta MM 000 i 2 McClure and O'yesrn and Maxwell MANITOBA 4 ALBERTA 0 Manitoba ill tea 4 10 0 Albtrta MO 030 Rottman and Taylor R Fsrcrtuk and B Max- well TORONTO Ivan Mo- lina played the match of his life Thursday and ousted sixth- seeded Rod Laver of Australia 6-2 6-3 from the Canadian open tennis tourna- ment had nothing to lose and I was ery loose' said the 27- year-old Colombian after his first on-court meeting with La- tennis's first millionaire Tne unseeded Drysdale wno won 5-7. 7-6. now has won all four of the sets that went to tie-breakeis in the three matches he has plaved to reach today s quarter finals Fillol said he felt he had a good opportunity to take the Warlords and the 1970 open champion Oil t Jackson leads golf shoot a few rounds of 69 like I did out there IE be shooting lower scores I missed three or four shots that could have put me in a better spot.'1 HURT HIS ANKLE Strong winds and nasty greens slowed Quebec's Robbie Jack- son but didn't stop him from taking the second- round lead in the Canadian jun- ior men's golf championship The 18-j'ear-old defending i champion's three-over-par 74 was among the best of a bushel him a share of third place with Sandy of On and Bill Parker 16 of St Man Close after them at eight- over-par 148 were Jim Nelford. of Pitt B and Michel of Ste Julie de Vercheres. Molina was particularly sharp with his backhand and retrieved well as the veteran play- ing his first major tournament in three kept him run- ning Laver said later that the out- come in the battle of left-hand- ers could have been different if he had kept the pressure on I after winning the first set missed a few shots that T shouldn't have and that made it easier A person plays well if he doesn't have the pressure on But Cliff Drysdale of South Africa continued to prevail in the pressure-packed tie-break- ers and watched 13th-seeded Jaime Fillc-1 of Chile survne four match points before he put him away Calgary Willow Park Ban- tams were just too experienced for ths Lethbridge Kinsmen Warlords as they walked away with the southern Alberta ban- tam lacrosse championship title In the two-game total-goal ser- the Calgary youngsters whipped the locals 28-3 and 16-1 for big 44-1 edge. In Lethbridge Monday the visiting Calgary bantams scored at will and demolished the locals' defensive attack Mark Dale Kiminski and Carey Goshimon were the only locals to hit the scoresheet Wednesday in the story wasn't much different as the Warlords ran into another defensive shell TUhve was the only Wai lord managing a goal first set after winning three games in a row to take a 3-2 but Drysdale began hitting the ball harder and deeper to keep the Chilian away from ths net On the final match point. Fillol thought Drysdale might be buckling under the pressure and began moving around in an attempt to unnerve Drysdale while he was serving. when the ball came over the net I didn't know what to do with The semi-final pairing were decided in women's singles play as the three remaining seeds advanced and the last two Ca- nadian were eliminated by Eu- ropeans Top-seeded Evonne Goolagong played a much steadier match against fellow Australian Mari- lyn Tesch to win after being extended to three sets by South Africa's liana Kloss in opening round play Canadian Ski Patrol System Phone 328-1741 days 328-8293 SHOOTERS SCOREBOARD by PLAINSMAN SPORTS Ealdmg re-injured his right of bad scores. Combined with THORPE JOINS HERRON T'ie Fart Saska1chS.van Rifleman's Rodeo was held m a driving ran Auq 5 and 6 Visibility was marginal many of ths p_p up targe's were last to the during their tnef exposure Notwithstanding the weather there were 3oO entries Lethbrldqe shirp shocler Evelyn Luffingwell vron the ladies contest Percy Jones of Delbourne was the mam event shoc'mg a 42 out Lyle Parnsh now of Calaary but formerly of Lefhbridge won Ihe event Father and son was won by Doug nd Kevin Whitcside of Calgary The three man team made up one one end orvs lady was won by Al and Lon Mirdock of calgnry teamed with Rosemary of Lethbridge Other seasoned comootitors from Lethbridge for once failed to arrive in the winner's circle We must conclude that a wet environment is not farriliar to them Last week-end the Lethbridge Trap Club was host to the annual Trap frhoot Shooters from points BS far imay as Red Deer Alberta and Hel enar Montana were m attendance Partly because of the beautiful weath- but mainly because or the hard working shiot cammitfes this shaot the Le'h Trap was the largest lhat Cljb haa ever The scores have already been re ported in the so I'll skin rc- peiit on and iust mention that all the shooters emoyed the shoot the com- petition was excellent and the targets very qood. I would particularly like to extend a to one group that are indispensable to a Trap snoot That is the scorers and Trap Without them we shooters would he unable to participate Leth- bridge has repeatedly up with good but at this shopt they were and this was a tough shoot to work cut m 90 degree plus weather The thank the I The first Whoopup International ren- dezvous was as far as we wire con cerned a real success registered shooters competed from t o b Morfona and Utah The of the contestants have encouraged us to continue this as an annual event and we look for- ward 1o this becoming one of the largest black powder shoots in western Canada Scores and winners will be m nrxt Scoreboard ankle walking fiom the 15th green to the 16th tee but didn't feel it would affect his game for the rest of the 72-hole cham- pionship which winds up Sun- jday At stake is in mcnej with going to the winner Balding first won his CPGA crown m 1955 and has i since won it on three other oc- 1963 and 1970 his first-round 71 it gave him a two-day total of one better than that of Ted of Ont. playing in his last junior had been tied with Pease and Biad Mil- lei BOSTON Jim Thorpe has joined Mack Herron on the roster of New England Patriots of the National Football League who was released by Winnipeg Blue Bombers earl- 18 of Edmonton foi third i ler this year after being charg- after the opening round ed with diug will try Miller came in at 147 to gne i out as a split end. Oilers edge Dallas 27-24 PLAINSMAN SFOSTS WESTERN CANADA'S LIADINC SUP- PLIEB OF QUALITY TARGIT teuiPMINT. RELOADING LI9HTWIIGHT CAMP- ING AND ALPINI GtAR. COMPLITI SBRVICI. 329-7th St. S. Al'A. Phone 328-6S22 K6N KOTKAS ROB HOBBt RICK KUCHKRAN ART Hai'INR HOUSTON f Dan Pas- tonni threw a 31-yard pass to Fred Willis for his second touchdown pass of the fourth quarter with 1-12 remaining to give Houston Oilers a 27-24 Na- tional Football League exhibi- tion win Thursday night over Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys were leading 24- 20 after Robert Newhouse romped 25 yards for a touch- down early in the fourth quar- ter and Craig Morton hit Otto Stowe for an eight-yard touch- down late in the third period The winning touchdown was the third scoring pass of the game for who hit Billy Parks on a 26-yard pass- run play in the second quarter. Second-quarter field goals by Houston's Skip Butler of 25 and 42 yards Houston a 13-10 HOLIDAY BOWL LOCATED IN HOLIDAY VILLAGE are now taking for league bowling Ladies' Coffee mornings Ladies' Wed. Afternoon Leagues Ladies' Wed. 7-9 p.m. League There are also openings in evening mixed leagued Men's Commercial League Mondays 7-9 p.m. Registrations will be taken an Sept. 9th for Junior and Senior Y8C bowling Leagues commence Sept. 4th Call 328-2855 for further information YOU COULD WIN A dream holiday to Blue Hawaii Here's From now until Sept. any purchaser of a T973 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 100-1973 models to choose from Brand New or Company Owned Demonstrators We're rolling out the Red Carpet our transportation experts are anxious to deal. Come in now. Deal with Beny's. 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