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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, August LETHBRIDGE Dennis Hull would like another crack at Soviets HuWs watch close Gary Hull, standing at left, and brother Dennis watch closely as youngsters go through their paces Brent Morrison sits on his equipment and waits his turn Meli, Greenway, Pomohac honored Black belts for three It would appear that three championships in Toronto Lethbndge judoka were not Joe Meli Tom Greenwav satisfied with their showings and Guy Pomohac all medal at the Junior Olympics in winners at Edmonton Edmonton and the Canadian recently took part in the BOWL 10 PINS For A Season of Fun That's Different! SINGLES-COUPLES-TEAMS NEEDED FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL LEAGUES LEAGUES LEAGUES BEGIN SEPTEMBER IT'S EASIER THAN YOU Sponsored By The Lethbridge 10 Pin Bowling Association Canadian finals at Toronto Meli and Greenway came up victorious to earn berths on two separate Canadian teams slated for tours of Germany and South America Pomohac on the other hand placed third in the national final All three were honored Friday evening with black belts For Greenwav and Pomohac it was their first degree in the highest color belt a judokan can receive Meli meanwhile advanced to his second degree in black belt It was also announced Friday that Yosh Senda the coach of the Lethbridge YMCA Judo Club, of which all three boys are members, will be manager of the Canadian National team in the Pan American Games slated for Brazil next year In awarding the black belts the Alberta Judo Association waved all normal formalities because of the performance of the local trio CAPRI BOWL 1664 MAYOR MA6RATH DRIVE PHONE 328-4089 The staff at Capri Bowl extends a friendly greeting to all bowlers and would like to invite them to participate in our Fall Leagues. LADIES' DAYTIME LEAGUES GOLDEN AGE CLUB There are spots available Tuesday Ideal lor retired folks Bowl Monday or Thursday at 9 15 a m or Tues- morninq or afternoon or Thursday day through Friday at 2 p m afternoon YOUTH LEAGUES Bantam Junior Senior and Young EVENING MIXED LEAGUES Monday through Friday at 7 or 9 pm Monday at9pm Wednesday at 7 p m or Friday at 7 and 9pm are especially good times wind-up party Register Saturday August 24th between 10am and 3 P m Registration 50 per child FREE INSTRUCTION-FREE BABYSITTING SERVICES DURING THE DAY LOTS OF PARKING MAKE NEW FRIENDS AT YOUR FRIENDLY BOWLING CENTRE Don't Delay Phone Today 328-4089 WHA has helped players in negotiations By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor The WHA' What do those letters stand for' Dennis Hull, of course, was only joking But that appears to be just another of the sides of the hard- shooting, left-winger from the Chicago Black Hawks Dennis, like his brother Bobby a week earlier, was on hand to give a third brother of the famed Hull family, Gary, help in running his Golden Sun Hockey School in Taber No, seriously he will tell you, he has nothing against the World Hockey Association It has been great for the players, Hull personally. Certainly it has helped the players with bigger contracts" he says And that means more money Dennis, who played with Team Canada 72 feels the World Hockey Association will do as well as the National League players did with their 4-3-1 log Some of the players who will meet Russia this time are he added "You take Bobby, or Gordie Howe, these guys are great But what about the lack of speed in the players in this series7 Hull believes speed isn't the key factor Control of the play is a must against the precision style play of the Russians You have to slow the Russians down, break up their patterns What if the WHA Team Canada loses' "No harm done says Hull It won't have any real effect on pro hockey in Canada and the U S feels Hull People know that the best team is not representing Canada "Look at it this smiles if the WHA wins that means the Russians are going backwards And you could tell he liked that thought Hull agrees the Soviets are very skilled, their at- titude and discipline are second to none That is why he and Gary emphasize to the boys at the school en- couragement of their teammates is a big thing The team is one single unit with each player a part of it Hull is a very effective goal-scorer He possesses one of the hardest, if not the hardest, shooting hockey He is therefore a dangerous opponent In last year's Stanley Cup playoffs Hull was hur- ting Was he intentionally bodied by opposing players9 Yes, he admits, but only because he and the other guy are playing for money "We're paid to he says, "and paid to win The job must be done But youngsters should play for fun The emphasis of late in hockey is on the big guy Philadelphia Flyers won the Stanley Cup with a bruising club What about the Black Hawks' According to Hull, and he should know, the Hawks have tough guys on the team but they are controlled by Billy Reay, Chicago coach And Hull's views on the signing of 17-year-old players with junior eligibility left' He feels it is all right for some players and lot depends on the team There is no question a player 17 would be almost unheard of in the NHL when there were but six teams But not so today The opportunity is greater, and Hull feels on a team like Chicago or Montreal a young man could fit in Brian Mulvey, a 17-year-old, just signed with the Hawks Chicago officials feel he's ready now Hull says that Mulvey will get all the help needs from his new teammates But he also adds that word has it Mulvey doesn't need much help At 29 Dennis Hull says he will play as long as the game is still fun It is that right now and he hopes it will continue that way He would like nothing better than a crack at the Russians again 'Only this time in December or January he says It is also his opinion that an individual team at that time could do as well as a Team Canada He played with Jean Ratelle and Rod Gilbert of the New Rangers Had he been with Chicago mates Pit Martin and Jim Pappin, it would have been even better Hull likes what he has seen of the west He can't believe the size of the farms Where he farmed 30 acres was a good spread Opposing players don t give Hull 30 acres to wander in on the ice, but NHL goalies would love to see him held at bay some 30 acres away good size spread or not Summer Games reach halfway point CALGARY (CP) The Alberta Summer Games mov- ed into its third day today with about half of the 20 sports completed after a Calgary runner who dominated two track events Thursday repeated his gold medal per- formance in a third track and a field event Friday Victor Quan of Calgary, who won the men's 100 and 400 metre track events during the first day of the four day games long jumped 6 21 metres and ran the men's 200 metre event in 22 9 seconds to run his gold medal total to four the highest of any com- petitor in the Games The 15 year old Calgary track star s 200 metre time was wind assisted, making it ineligible for entry into the record books as gusty winds whistled through Calgary's Foothills Stadium during most of Friday s events Quann who dueled through Thursday against 14-year-old Steve Shandro in both the 100 and 400 metre events, jumped almost two tenths of a metre farther than second place finisher Sunil Joseph of Grande Prairie who jumped 6 02 metres Quan's 200 metre time was three tenths of a second better than John Milino of Calgarv who placed second in 23 2 seconds girl's track star from Grande Prairie, Kim Jeffery, added a gold, silver, and bronze medal to her girl's 400 metre gold medal which she won Thursday bv winning the 800 metre event, placing se- cond in the 200 metre, and third in women's high jump Miss Jeffery was almost a full second ahead of the field in the 800 metre event in 2 21 6 nine-tenths of a second faster than Betty Jarsten of Calgary who placed second Later she placed second in the 200 metre event behind Lorraine Howard of Spnngbank Both girls cross- ed the finish line in 25 9 seconds by officials stop watches, and an electric timer had to be used to pick the winner She then went on to clear 1 53 metres to take home a bronze in women's high jump behind Diane Newby of Calgary who won with a jump of 1 58 metres Linda French of Lethbndge was second, clearing 1 55 metres Lana Grantham of Hanna, Alta who won the women's shotput event Thursday, add- ed a second gold medal by tossing the discus 31 14 metres more than two metres farther than Shelagh O'Brien of Calgary Doyle Hanson won the men s shotput gold medal with a throw of 14 51 metres Louis Perepalkm of Edmonton was second with a toss of 13 39 metres The Edmonton field team took the thrower's relay gold medal by completing the 400 metre relay for field athletes in 50 1 seconds In other events Wetaskiwin preserved its perfect Softball record to take the gold medal with a 4-0 record Medicine Hat took the silver with three wins and two losses while Grande Prairie was third with a two win, two loss record Edmonton took the soccer gold with a 3-2 win over Calgary, which brought home the silver medal St Albert a suburb of Edmonton, took the Montreal gets approval MONTREAL (CP) Willi Daume, vice-president of the International Olympic Com- mittee Friday gave a general stamp of approval to preparations being made here for the 1976 Summer Games Daume, president of the 1972 Olympics in Munich, said at a news conference that his approval followed "two days and two nights" of intensive deliberations with members of the organizing committee and Mayor Jean Drapeau Unlike previous visits when he came to advise the com- mittee of the experiences of Munich, this was an official trip made on behalf of the IOC It was to investigate reports emanating in Europe that progress here was slow, that construction schedules were falling behind and that there were financial dif- ficulties Daume said his investiga- tion covered most aspects of the Games including a study of the structure of the organiz- ing committee and the reported high price of tickets to events He said that his study show- ed that "progress in the organizing committee was better than ever expected" and that in many cases Montreal was further ad- vanced in its planning than Munich had been with less than two years remaining before the Games began The fact that Montreal had called laigely on the ex- perience of Munich in its organization of the 1972 Games had helped im- mensely, he said On the subject of Montreal plans for a self-financed Games through the sale of Olympic coins, stamps and lotteries, Daume said he had talked in detail about finances with Roger Rousseau, presi- dent of the organizing com- mittee, and Mayor Jean Drapeau, the man responsible for the construction of the main Olympic venues "I have studied the results up to Daume said "I will tell the IOC (at Vienna in October) that we can be confi- dent as far as the organization is concerned Daume admitted his greatest worry was the plann- ed buildings, with the main stadium still not beyond the excavation stage But he said he had spoken to architects, contractors and engineers and that while Europeans viewing the slow progress "may be shocked." he had been assured that completion dates could be met The biggest danger is Daume said of pos- sible work stoppages in the construction industry "But I understand that people here are working on this When Expo 67 was under construction, the city reached an agreement with the building trades that work would not be halted because of labor disputes STAKES RECORD SET SARATOGA SPRINGS N Y (AP) Ruffian set a stakes rec ord Friday of 1 08 3-5 for the six furlongs in winning the Spinaway by lengths at Saratoga race track It was Russian's fifth victory, the last four of them in stakes races, in as many starts, and the winner's share of the purse increased her career earnings to Longhorns throw in the towel Lethbndge Longhorns have asked the Alberta Junior Hockey League for a year's leave of absence, AJHL officials said today The request was made necessary by the move of the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Canada Hockey League to Lethbndge effective this season The Longhorns were unable to negotiate a rental arrangement suitable to themselves, with the management of a new arena being built for the Canada Winter Games next February League officials said it would be about mid- September before any action could be taken on the Longhorn request as the schedule would have to be redrawn LETHBRIDGE FISH AND GAME RIFLE RANGE Open Sunday, Aug. 25th a.m.-5 p.m. North of the City CLAY BIRDS .OO SHOTGUN SHELLS EVERYONE WELCOME DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. DOUG BOYER Sales Representative Continues to Serve Southern 308 9th St. S. Phone 328-1228 LACROSSE Provincial Finals Lethbridge Labour Club Lancers Edmonton Blues Saturday, August P.M. Sunday, August P.M. ADAMS ARENA 2 Game Total Points DUNLOP FORD Salesman of the Month Mr Lyndon Foster General Sales Manager of Dunlop Ford is pleased to announce that Denny Kjeldgaarc! .s the Burlap Ford Salesman for the month of July Denny is to be congratu- lated for his fine efforts in at- taining this prestigious achieve- ment in the sale of Better Ideas quality new cars and trucks Denny extends his thanks to all who helped make this achieve- ment possible Denny Kjeldgaard DUNLOP FORD bronze with an 8-0 win over Medicine Hat Five Calgarv divers took gold medals in diving com- petitions Friday Roy Swystun took the 13-14 year boys one metre gold, Steve Osborne the boys 16-and-over one metre gold Glen Music the boys 16 and under one metre Lisa Panton the 13-14 year girls gold and Allison Godfrey the girls 16-and under one metre gold CORNER 16 AVE. and M.M. DRIVE SOUTH SPORT FANS Can any high school match this From Galileo High in San Francisco came one of the greatest baseball players o all-time Joe DiMaggio one of the greatest basketball play- ers Hank Luisetti and one of the greatest of all footbal players O J Simpson al from the same high school Did you know that it was prize money from the sport o! autc racing that helped start today s giant automobile companies'3 It s a little known fact that many of the pioneer auto makers started out as race car d'lvers before autos were mass produced and they used the money and publicity they got from w nnmg races to start the big auto manufacturing companies Remember catcher Joe Pignatano'' He was m the maiors in the late 1950s and early 1960s and he was once involved in one of those believ it or not episodes It happened when he was at Ft Worth in the minors in 1955 He came to bat in a game and hit a home run But the other team protested he hac batted out of order so he was called out and his homer nullified He was properly due up next so he steppec back in the batter s box and you guessed it he hit a home run again This one counted and oddly enough ii landed in the exact same spoi as the first one that didnt count1 bet you didn't know thai our UNIROYAL ZETA 40M Steal Beltd RADIAL TIRES are with an ironclad mila guarantee and give 75% more hazard protection 20% more car control, 12% more traction, and you can actually tave money on See KIRK'S... for (he bast deal tor every wheel! 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