Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
nvgvir ins Awkivard action With the grace of an Mike Macmillan of Toronto prepares to lash at g return during semi-final action in the Canadian Open Junior tennis championships in Friday. Despite his awkward Mike lost his match. Defeat P.E.I. Nova Scotia 2-1 Lakers remain in contention EDMUNSTON The Lethbridge Lakers scored pair of victories Friday to keep their hopes alive for se- curing a berth in the 1973 Ca- nadian senior baseball semi- final playoffs. who are Alberta's whipped Prince Sdward Island in a morn- ing and then came back to edge previously-unde- feated Nova Scotia 2-1 in an afternoon tilt. With the two the Lakers are still in the running or the Canadian title. After suffering two losses in the opening round Thursday by dropping a 4-0 verdict to Mani- toba and a 1-0 decision to Ed- the Lakers desper- ately needed wins in their final three games to stay in con- tention for the sudden-death semi-final playoffs.. it's two down and one to go for the who hit the field again this morning at 8 a.m. against undefeat- ed Ontario. A victory over Ontario could mean a plahoff spot for the Lakers but a loss would be a ticket home. in Friday's games the Lakers put it all together as they registered back-to-back wins. Coach Ron Taylor felt a little more at ease with two wins under the Lakers' and couldn't express how well his club had played in Che two games. club has been playing good ball throughout the but today we finally commented Taylor. bats started to make contact with the ball and that's really helped us he added. The who were scout- ed by the eastern provinces as being a powerful hitting lived up to their reputation by pounding P.E.I.'s losing pitch- John for 10 hits for their first victory. Sport longest winning streak Orioles flying rings around other clubs Als meet Argos tonight Jones named to start Montreal Alouettes were busily engaged in trying to land Johnny Rodgers last an- other name crept into the con- versation. The name was Jimmy was working for Mike who had a Barry negotiating the deal which brought Rodgers to Mon- treal. Langberg and J. I. Albrecht. the Alouetles' general i talked a lot about Rodger and Jones's name popped up. did we put I him on our list right re- called Albrecht. Jones will be making his first start of the 1S73 Cana- dian Football League when the Alouettes play host to Ottawa Rough Riders in an Eastern conference game. Jones took over from veteran George Mira in the first quarter of the Alouettes' 22-21 loss to Toronto Argonauts Aug. 15. Mira suffered broken ribs on -the first play from scrimmage and Jones was put on the firing line. the Alouettes announced Mira had been placed on the 30-days disabled list. Jones came to the Alouettes' training camp in June as a col- lege quarterback who hadn't thrown the ball in more than a year. He had not been drafted by the National Football League despite the fact he broke offen- sive records at the University of Southern California. Jones won the No. 2 job while Mira was given the No. 1 slot and Sonny Wade was placed on the injury-reserve list for 30 days. Meanwhile Ottawa coach Jack Gotta plans no changes for tonight's clash. Canadian Ski Patrol System 328-1741 days 328-8293 Pressure helps It seems the Liberty Boilers ihave left the Boilers trailing are unable to cure an ailment the best-of-five final series called which has been bothering them for the last two years. against the City Hall Hawks. The Hawks took advantage of the pressure games by scor- The who have cap- jing a 6-5 victory over the Boil- ired the TCiisinessmpn's ws in epripe OTIPTIPT- TUPS- tured the City Businessmen's Fastball League pennant the last two consecutive have yet to win the champion- ship playoff finals. Such may be the case again this season as the who earned their third straight pen- nant find themselves just one loss away from losing out in their bid for the 1973 cham- pionship finals. On some players it's obvious that the ail- ers in the series opener Tues- day night and an easy 9-3 de- cision Thursday night. In last night's the Borers miscued fsur times which accounted for six of the Hawks' nine runs. Jack James was also instru- mental in the win as he scat- tered only four hits for the mound decision while Bob Sapsford went the distance for loss. Les Rovve paced the Hawks ment has again and i at the plate with a pair of sin- gles while John Martini added By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Baltimore Orioles are flying rings around the rest of the American League East and haven't come down to earth yet. we need another said an unquenchable Earl Weaver after his soaring Birds beat Kansas City Royals 6-0 Friday night for their llth straight victory. The longest winning streak In major league baseball this sea- son has given the Orioles a pretty high perch in their divi- sion race. Involved in a four-team fight as recently as the Orioles hold a four-game lead over Boston Red over Detroit Tigers and have vir- tually knocked New York Yan- kees out of the skidding Bombers seven games to the rear. It isn't enough for Baltimore's pessemistic however. not home safe said Weaver. got to avoid injuries the rest of the Oakland Athletics tightened their grip on the American League West lead by beating the Yankees 5-1. The victory gave Oakland a three-game lead over the Royals. In other American League baseball the Tigers beat Chicago While Sox the Red Sox whipped California Angels Cleveland Indians ripped Texas Rangers 11-5 and Min- nesota Twins blanked Mil- waukee Brewers 3-0. Bobby Grich stroked four hits and knocked in three runs to back Dave McNaUy's three-hit- ter for Baltimore. The Orioles used single runs in each of the first four innings and a two-run eighth to help them tie their team record for consecutive victories. Jim Hunter and Darold Knowles combined on a five-hit- ter to pace Oakland to its win. who Buffered a broken thumb in the all-star game last gave up his only run in tile fifth inning on a double by Graig a walk and a single by Gene Michael. Reggie Jackson drove hi two runs with singles in the first and third. Dick Green blasted a two-run homer for Oakland in the eighth. Norm Cash hit a game-tying home run and Tony Taylor sin- gled home the game-winner as Detroit struck for three runs in the ninth inning to defeat Chi- cago. Ben Oglivie knocked in the ie-breaking run with a sacrifice after an error opened the ioor in the sixth giving Boston its victory over Califor- nia. Frank Duffy hit two home his first of the to spark Cleveland's attack. Duffy slammed a three-run homer In the second inning and a solo blast in the fifth. Home runs by George Mitter- wald and Larry Hisle backed Joe Decke's four-hit pitching in Minnesota's decision over Mil- waukee. Rob Roy did most of the dam- age as he blasted a home run and a double while Tim Negrel- lo added a stand-up double. Al Ferchuk went tits distance to earn the mound decision and gave up only three hits while striking out five. In their second game of the Al who was picked up from the Red Dear Gener- als by the repeated Ferchuk's pitching feat against Nova Scotia. McKea allowed only three hits in his nine-inning stint while fanning eight. Ed Clements suffered the giving up five hits and striking out 12. Golf league The third and final round of the Lakeside Golf League play- offs will be staged Sunday. The following is a list of tee- off times for individual teams. TEE OFF TIMES a.m. Parsons vs. Walken. a.m. Singers vs. Dorlgattl. a.m. CJOC vs. Lethbrldgt Herald. a.m. Imp. Ufa vs. HOUM of Leth. a.m. Union 74 vs. a.m. Sugar Bwtert vs. Pehulle. a.m. Aea Bldg. vs. Jublln. a.m. Flemings vs. r AL FERCHUK John finally sticks around By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tommy John's parents must have known something. After they didn't give him a last name. John has started 53 games the last two seasons and has been around to accept his team- mates game-ending handshakes only four times. No. 4 came Friday night when John pitched a three-hit- ter and struck out seven as Los Angeles Dodgers took a 3-0 Na- tional League baseball win over Philadelphia Phillies. Which isn't bad for a fellow with two starting names. In other San Diego Padres beat Montreal Expos 5- St. Louis Cardinals edged Cincinnati Reds 5-1 in 11 in- New York Mets squeezed by San Francisco Giants 1-0 in 10 Atlanta Braves topped Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 and Houston Astros downed Chi- cago Cubs 4-2. WIN WASN'T EASY John had to battle a lot more than the Phillies and his history when attempting to finish the job he started Friday night. The Dodgers were sailing along in the ninth with a 3-0 lead when Greg Luzinski smashed a ground ball off John's shinbone and the ball ca- romed into right field. John limped noticeably while backing up third base and then hobbled back to the mound. first thing I want is the said manager Walter Al- ston after he practically beat HOLIDAY BOWL LOCATED IN HOLIDAY VILLAGE We are now taking bookings for league bowling Ladies' Coffee Wed.f Thurs. mornings Ladies' Wed. Afternoon Leagues Ladies' Wed. 7-9 p.m. League There are also openings in evening mixed leagues Men's Commercial League Mondays 7-9 p.m. Registrations will be taken on Sepf. a.m. for Junior and Senior YBC bowling. Leagues commence Sept. 4th Call 328-2855 .for further information for Cassata a stand-up double. Acupuncture Meanwhile the Commercial Men's Slow Pitch League will stage their championship play- off finals on the weekend. The eight top teams in the ll-team league will take part in a two-day double-knockout tourney to determine the league champions. Action will get under way at 10 a.m. Saturday morning and conclude Sunday at Dave Elton Park. OTTAWA Ottawa Rough Rider quarterback Rick given the needle so much recently by Ottawa foot- ball got needled some more Thursday. He underwent acupuncture treatment for a separated right Goolagong will face Masthoff TORONTO Evonne Goolagong and Helga Masthoff continued to dominate a weak women's field Friday to ad- vance to today's final in the Canadian open tennis tournament. who has beaten Mrs. Masthoff in two of their three meetings this knows she'll have to avoid another that cost her the titie here in 1971. his Ditcher back to the mound. 1 want any heroes. Jim Brewer is The 30-year-old pitcher took a few warm-up tosses and in- dicated he was okay. be the first to tell you if I'm John told Alston. Bill the next never gave John's injury much of a chance to swell as he laced the third pitch back to_ the mound. John grabbed the liner and doubled Luzinski off first to end the game. TIM NEGRELLO CAHA postpones final decision TORONTO The Cana- dian Amateur Hockey Associ- ation decided Friday to post- pone a decision on the status of juniors who have signed profes- sional contracts until after a September meeting with the World Hockey Association. The CAHA held a directors' meeting Ffiday at which they were to discuss the position of Dennis a 19-year-old who has signed a 10-year Si-mil- lion contracts with Cincinnati Swords of the WHA. Because the Swords don't start playing until the 1974-75 Sobchuk says he will play this year with bis Western Canada Hockey League Regina Pats. Jack president of the said his organization will make a decision on Sob- and any others like after the meeting with the WHA. Jacques Locas of Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior A League said Friday he'd also signed a SI million contract with the Swords. case will be said Devine. The CAHA plans to meet with the WHA and the National Hockey League to work put an agreement on the signing of junior players. The WHA has no agreenynt with the CAHA and pays no money to the amateur body when it signs junior. The has always paid for pumping million into development of amateur hockey in the last five years. The WHA's policy has been to sign any player who is willing to regardless of age. The NHL will sign only players who are 20 years old and have no junior eligibility left. With the WHA's practice of signing the NHL has formed a committee to see what course it should take. It isn't willing to pay to develop juniors and then have them move to the Royals see action twice The Lethbridge Royals will see action twice this weekend with hopes of increasing their first place lead in the'Calgary Soccer League. The Royals currently lead the Third Division of the CSL with 11 wins against one loss. Saturday the Royals will travel to Calgary for a match against the Bombers while Sunday the locals are home hosting the Calgary Springers. Sunday's encounter will get under way at p.m. at the Civic Centre. says. radio station I CANADA'S NO. 1 LOADER BOBCAT PHONE 328-4765 AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR C and J EQUIPMENT RENTALS it 4 whtil drive if 4 mocUli 500 Ib. Ib. if Rent with or without operator if Contract available 1410 2nd AY.. too WILLIAM.'SPORT. Pa. A Little League team from Taiwan goes after the island's third straight championship to- and the volunteers who run Little League baseball in the United States are upset about it. The Oriental teams are Just too the argument and they keep improving. The coaches and par- ents of Cactus Little from are the only group in Williamsport that says its team has a chance to beat Taiwan. thought last year's team ftltwl Tjuamn wm fwrw said a district adminis- trator from the Midwest. year's team from Tai- nan Taiwan is much bet- ter. It's not fair for our boys to compete with them. They don't have a Chinese are 12-year-old said another vol- unteer from the East Coast. Taiwan teams won the series in 1971 and 1972. Japanese teams took the title in 1967 and 1968. Interviews with more than a dozen officials showed amaze- resentment and unani- mous concern with the el Far tMmi. could take the seven other teams that came here and list the best players from every said a southern adminis- trator. you'd come up with wouldn't have a chance against the Chinese. There's no way they can get a team like that following the rules.'' Some say Taiwan violates Little League rules on eligibil- district size and practice time. Others ac- cuse the Nationalist Chinese government of building super teams for use as a propaganda tool. None has facts to back the Bryan Maxwell led the Lak- ers with a home run but key blow was dealt by Tim Negrello. 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