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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 TMl VSTMBRIDGE HERAIt) Snlurc'oy, 24. I77J Large Canadian contingent watches ceremonies Olympic Games I.EVE1T Canadian Press Sports l-Mitor Ml'.Xinr (IT) Germany bcr frst Olympic Suni- nier Uamcs in 30 years Icxlny v.-illi pcni'elimi- and revc- mony. KuavantecitiR a IB-day run 'lluit has I'ocu hilled as tho iv.csl lavish Olympiad in liis- Officials raid tliey hopsxl Ihe I'i.'.c.- that resulted in beinj: barrcxl from tl-.c Games Ihc last decision t kcii lisvo rt they liirnod training a date coir.ciding v.ith the CMIS- tnmary year's end nf a MIL contract. The an earlier filing of a s-j.t here by the Black Hawks cliarsiug Hull with violation of hLs Hav.ks con- tract and a counter-suit by TIull charging the Hawks and N1TL of the Sherninn Anti-Trust Act. f loves I rack FOR HARVESTING OR MOVING? RENT OURS! F 8'x72'x3J" SOX AND HOIST STOCK RACKS AND TARP Also available for rent PINTO MAVERICK TORINO CALL NOW! DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. T6th Avenue and M.M. Lethbnage Box 1234 Phone 328-8861 Bavarian were released front the HHfi circleti into (lie sky. Tlie mo-st monieii came when Zahn, an 18-year- old police cadet holding a torch Hiditcd in Olympia, Greece, and accompanied by four other run- ners, circled the track. Then he mounted 162 .steps up Ihe sta- dium and over a ramn to the platform from which he touched off the flame that will burn through these Games. S i x mountain men from Eorchesfiadcn using ancient blunderbusses fired three 20- gun salule.s. I.ONfi JOUnNPIV More Mian 5.700 relay runners had carrier! the flame 3 ,400 miles, from Mount Olympus to the heart of this Bavarian city of more than 1.3 million people. A cheering thronp of 50.000 was hand to welcome the torch a.s it was brought into Koenigs- King's Friday night by a white-clad runner. As the Olympic flame rose, 22-year-old Hedi Schuellcr of Viest Germany mounted the po- rlium and became the first i v. oman to take the Olympic I oath in Summer Games history. j The athletes departed, ready i to compete, starting Sunday. OLYMPIC FLAME IN MUNICH A Munich athlete lighls the Olympic flame on a slanrf in fronl of the Propylain at Munich's Konigspfatz, Friday, during a welcoming cere- mony as the flame enters Ihe Olympic cily. (AP Wirepholo) Raps Canadian amateur sports Rogers is pessimistic. judo competition In the Olym-1 ries the Canadian flag into th pic Games in Tokyo eight years stadium for opening ccremc L.C.I. FROSH (Snicker, Snicker) MUNFCH fCP) On the eve of the Summer Olympics, Doug Rogers of Vancouver levelled- some .strong criticism Friday against amateur sports in Can- ada, calling it a "bush league Rogers, airline pi- lot, won a silver mednl in Leading golfer won't turn pro j. MONTHEA1- (CI'l All, llio fc of n louv profc.ssional, tliu iK money, Ilic crowds, travel, ,c) big pol His mt of every golfer's ainbow, rigiil? Wrong, at least if three of ,'Hiiada's top juniors have their .-ay. Like Kevin Spell of Winnipeg ,ho carries n two-stroke lead nto today's final round at the Canadian junior golf champion- ;hip at nearby Laval-sur-te- jBe. He wants to be a sales- man. Then there nre Montreal's "tobljie Jackson and Gerry UacMillan of Kingston, N.S., 'irsl and second-round leaders Jackson if tWnking ahead to ils (Trade 12 studies at I-ov.-er Canada ColleRe this fall. Mac- Millan enters his second year at Dalhotisie University in Hali- fax. Sncl! figures he would rather be a salesman because it's too hard to cam a decent living on the tour. "It's not good enough to be a tour llie IB-ycar-old .said Friday, after his Inrce-ovcr 75 gave him a total of 218, two better Jackson, Mac- Millan and Miko Mcalia o( Tbornhill, Out. "I'd rather be a good ama- teur (ban a pro wbo does not cam a decent living." Jackson and MacMlllan feel the same way. "The percentages are against Jaekson said. MacMillan went into Friday's third round with a one-stroko lead over Jackson and Sncll but jumped to a 78. Jackson was a stroke belter at 77, allowing Sncll to take over the lead. Mealia came from five strokes back after the third round to tie Jackson and Mac- Millan will) a 73. Seven other golfers are within Htrikinj; distance. Bruce Ar.dcrson of Don Mills, Ont. fired nn even-par 72 Fri- day and is three strokes bacK at 221, one better than Bob Beauchemin of Victoria and Have Corzilius of Wilmington, Del. Corzilius is one of two U.S. goiters entered in the cham- pionship. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ago, and he said he's in the best shape since But if his jLEsessement of hEs medal chajices is accurate, his nne moment of glory at llie 20th Olympic Games hare likely wilE come today when lie car- Beman, Nicklaus will Biatch shots TTNEHURST, NX Deanc Beman doesn't Intend to give any ground to Jack Nick- laus goinj- into today's round of Ihe rich U.S. profes- sional match play Eolf cham- pion-ship. "Anybody would be a damn fool if they said they'd he happy to play him head-to-head for a Beman said. "But when T turned pro five years ago, I didn't come out here to back off from any- body." The Beman-Nicklaiis match, along with the match between Lee Trevi no and detent! i ng champion DeNVitl Weaver, were FORD PENTA-CAR SYSTEM Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ELECTION OF OFFICERS CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE GENEfiAl PURPOSE ROOM MONDAY, AUG. 28th-8 P.M. EVERYONE WEICOMEI Don't Miss the Thrills! Spills! Action! NC !7th lima Trials at 4 p.m. Racing at 6 p.m. EXHIBITION SPEEDWAY 40 'c; CLASS CAR; PIUS A FUU SLATE OF CLAIMERS the features of today's first- round pairings. The others have Miller Bar- ber vs. Lanny Wadkins, Arnold Palmer vs. Don Jnrry Hearrt vs. Tiiompson, Frank Beard vs. Paul Moran, George Archer vs. Bahe Hiskcy and Uave Stockton vs. Boh Bar- barossa. Jerry McGee, meanwhile, held a one-stroke lead going into the third round of the 000 Liggett and Myers Open, being played simultaneously on the par-72 Country Club of North Carolina course. He had a 36-hoIe total of HO, four under par, after a second round 60. One-stroke hack, at 141 were Dan Sikcs, Ken Still, Dave EichellKJrger, Dick Lotz, Jim Wicchers ami John Schroe- der. Two Canadians nullified for the 35 holes of flic L and M tournament and I.wo missed Ihe rut. Qualifiers were Ken Fulton of Montreal, shot a 71 Fri- rlay for a 143 total, and George Knudson of Toronto, who had a 73 round for 14fi. Toronto golfers Ben Kem nnr Gary Bowerman each had l.r .otals, Kern shootiyyg a 77 am' Bowerman ne I toners said. are four or five guys lore can beat me, c'cpend- ng on liow I light. If I fight unservalivcly, I should draw, f I open up, chances are 1 :ould lose.'' Rogers lias been back in in- ensive and if ting about our months arid in his time off rom the cockpit he operates a udo school. "Tlie problem is, I've got to have someone good to go in training and I laven't get Ihat." Rogers is dismayed al Ihe cli- mate for amateur athletics in Canada, ft country lie says is 'Lough on athletes." "Canada is a developing country with a gokirmedal mem- a lily. And we're over-con- cerned about appearances, whether our uniforms are the nicest." Canada has a large popu ation of ''bandwagon jump- he feels. "There's little support until 'on win a medal. I look five- years out of my life to train in Japan before the Tokyo medal, wouldn't have bad it any other way, but it cost mo a lot of money. I could have used some support in those days." Tlie "clon't-come-iiack-without- .-medal" attitude puts unnced- tension on athletes, "Wo should Ix: pleased with an cighth-or ninth-place finish ono year, then try to improve that position Ihc nest year. "We're hush league in athlet- ics. We've just gone to a na- tional lean) concept such as Ja- pan has uswt for 30 years.1' He feels the funds are avail- able, but instead of being used in direct assistance to sport such as Ihc hiring of training o (op coaches, they may bcinj, dissipated on studies and ports, "It's a matlcr of channelling Urn mnney that's there. "I sometimes feel we're ho corning n nation rif cnMcclors and cfassifiors of information.' Winnipeg Jofa sign Borclclean WINNIPKG (CP) Thi World Hockey Association Win nipcg -lets have announced thi .signing of Chris Bordclcau, n 24 year olrl centre whi plnyrd season with Chlcafji Black Hawks and St. Louis Bluc-s. Rordeleau, a nalJve of Noran da, brrjkr into ttio Na- lional IffM-kcy in (ho Ifhifj-rfl sr.n.vm uilh AtonfreaJ L GBL M .62; 55 .576 1! 57 .525 13 tlc'ff York Lours incinnari louston f, Angleel an Oietjo 41 n .397 39 RtOAV'S RESULTS an Frantiiw 6H BJT 118-11 H I MCago......000 100 170 lioiighby (3-1) end Raden Reus- (6-6) PhMbui (31 PJnarro li) Inn f71 and Hundlty, Hendj-kks HRs; Henderion MRST .Ot AngtNl WO CM f 1 "IHsburgh 000 OH 001-1 11 a John, Brewer Rlchyf 171} m> nd Teaser, Cannfiiaro Blasj, iluiri (5-4} and Sangulllen. HRs: (8) tlcb- ECOHD Lot Angelei 100 001 4 4 1 D10 010 3 t l Dsfcen (U-9) ind Cannlnaro; 5] Hernander ar.d HR: ew York CM OOD t I 1 tlflnfa OCI 110 170 McArvdrew McGraw fi) Dyer; ilone 101 1 lion tOO Ml 3 li CTcrnan, f.Urihall (14-3) cr VicCarver; Wilson, Ray [Ifr7) (7) Rol> (9) and Edwards. MRi: M1I Fnlrfy Hau-Wynn FIRST sn Mi COS 4 I Loull 000 7 Caiawell (ti) O) Schaelfci 61 (71 RMS and kail; Cleveland (li-10) am jiiimwis. HRs: SD-ColMfl SI iECOMO San Dirgi 010 HO t 11 ST. Loull Oil 070 Nwman, CtwVInt (J) Stvtrlnsen IB) nnd Cnrralei; Sn Setjul (7> (71 i (B) Slmmnni. HRi: (11) Certo L Pel. GBL 55 .533 55 .533 57 .517 i 57 .513 3 i? tS .53 J17