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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE IETHBRIDOE HERALD Friday, Augul! 56, 1973 Hundreds of runners take part, in traditional run. welcome Olympic a MUNICH ftT-AP) Ua-j Tho 20th Olympic Games, On Ihe eve of Hie opening varia's festive wi-l- cotnes the Olympic torch tonight as a relay runner from Greece jops into historic Ktx> where Adolf Hitler plotted his course In infamy. undertaking tif con temporary West Germany, n reality Saturcliiv with athletes of at least 122 coun- tries marching into the 80.000- srai Olytnpia Stadium. cere tunny the Olympic torch, ferried by hundreds of runners froni Olympia, Greece, will reach Munich to be. received hy Olympic officials and a likely international ovation from tour- ists mid sporLs funs gathered in That monumental central square of neoelassie :irchi- lec'lurc was the site of the Ilrcnvn House which served as Nazi party headquarters at the Ploys tJiii't! Iwiw for his chest, protector and shin guards, may have given Johnny Bench, already a star, some Ideas. Cincinnati's slugging receiver showed up at third base for tho Reds Thursday and tagged his 20th homer of the year in a 6-0 victory over Montreal Expos. That was the only game played in the National Tx-ague Thursday. In the American League, Texas Rangers split with Milwaukee Brcnvers, winning the first .qame -1-1 but dropping (he "ll's to catch said bat gets heavy after awhile. T (incl it cosier if I cm pluy in (he field, fl's a mos a rest for me.1' The rapid development of rookie catcher Bill Plummet r camp so Lelhbricige Sugar Kings of the Alberta Junior Hockey League have staged a successful rookie camp for Hie past week and will fold operations tonight for 10 days. Ten days from now, (he Sugar Kings will open their big try-out camp and team officials expect to see som e now faces once again. At present. Phil Wandler rttv Marshal Chalmers are the on y players who have agreed In return to the local club for the 1972-73 season. "It's a little early yet to sec who'll return to (he club Ihis commented manager Syd Hall. "We'll just have to wait and see who turns up I he added. If the rookie camp is any In-dicalion on the number of players who are hoping lo crack the Kings' line-up this year, first-year coach John (Biff) RerldJn will have his hands full. The Kings have held two practice sessions each night to handle some 55 hopeful ccessful ies, who toiled with variou? southern Alberta, hockey tcanii last season, T h e Kings' managemcn have now cut down Ihe rain tr 25 top prospects and many arc expected to be hack early nex month. Calgary gals win opening encounters TORONTO (CP) Calgary Timnc Tire picked up two wins lo move into first place in the Canadian women's Softball championships at the Canadian National Exhibition Thursday. The Alberta squad defeated Toronto 4-3 behind the pitching of Jan Lcineber and downed Yukon Territories 9-6 behind the slugging of Val Jensen. Jensen hit two doubles and a triple. British Columbia defeated the Yukon 19-1 in Ihe Northern squad's second game. Fort Erie, Ont., defeated 8-0 and Nova Scotia split its hvo games, losing 6-4 to the Northwest Territories and beating Saskatchewan D-8. Joan Moore, Fort Erie's piichcr faced 22 Quebec batters and gave up only one hit. Top batter for Fort Erie was Joan Moir with two hits, including a sport FACES TITO TASK VANCOUVER (CP) Mike Mclaughlin of Toronto, the lone Canadian survior in junioi boys' play, tackles the op-seeded foreign player as the Canadian international jnn or tennis championships enter semi-final play today. WINS EASILY MONTREAL (CP) Donato Pactuano, scoring heavily with uppercuts arid crosses, pounclec out a unanimous ]2-rounc! decision over Koynald Canlin Thursday night in a we -terweight match nt the Montreal Forum. moves into finals York Hotel moved info the City Men's Slosv Pitch League championship final hy edging out Lcthbridge Glass 11-9 Thursday night. York Hotel will now have to wait until a winner is decided between Silver-wood Dairies and Advance Lumber-Jacks, who tied 17-17 after seven innings oi play laat night. The contest WM called because of darkness and the two will meet again ATTEND CAMP STOCKHOLM (AP) -ish hotkey veteran Ulf Sterner said Thursday he will attend the training camp of Chicago Cougars of the new World Hockey Association beginning Sept. 17. CO-OP VISCOUNT CHEST FREEZERS! REACHED NEW YORK (AP) _ An agreement has been reached between the United States Lawn Tennis Association and the Romanian Tennis Federation whereby Ihe Davis Cup final between (lie two countries will be played in Bucharest Oct. 13-14-15, Robert S. Malaga, executive director of the USLTA, announced Thursday. Am; PREPARED WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) Taiwan's team in the Little League World Series prepares for a baseball game the way Tiepublicans plan (heir National convention: Everything is worked out in advance. nt..f> HAMBURGERS ARE 2002 3rd AVE. SOUTHERN ALBERTA CO-OP T221 -2nd Ave. South Phona DUE OF OUR EXCELIENT SI 1966 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 4 DOOR Fulfy Equipped Rog. (f n-j-j SPECIAL 1 HIGH VOLUME S 1972 MODELS WE H FOCK OF DEPENDABLE 1965 PONTIAC PARISIENNE HI., V8, ,ld., radio. Rog. 0 BiHinqhnm (10. Plijrnrric '.cIMIIy (3-l-i) (5) Slrchii.iy il 5S .300 runs: Allen Cash, De- Rum balled In: D. Allen, Wur- er, York, [705. Filching f9i dcchlom; KAAI. Mln- (10 Palmer, 8alrf- BIG! SMOOTH! 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