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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta loluidny, Aujult 36, THI iriHBKIDGE HEKAID Mauled Lions 29-7 lo aland alone in flrsl Eskimos' fourth victory came easily EDMONTON KID Condi r.ay J.iuch undoubtedly would )iko to have his JCdinunlon Ks- kimos play their full Western 1'ootball Conference schedule HRaln.st their "COILSLIIS" from British Columbia, the Lions. Eskimos, after llicir easy 29-7 romp over the Lions before fl record homo crowd of I'Yiday night, now arc ;ilonc at the top oi the conference stand- Ings with wins in all tlielr four outings. Half of those triumphs have been in Edmonton at the exjicnsc nl the last-place l.ions. "It w.is (lie be.st all-round performance we've Jaucli commented after the mauling of the Lioas. He was particularly pleased with Tom Wilkinson, the sluhby ex-Lion who has taken over as starting quarterback now that IJrucc [.ommcrman Is oul for two months with a shoulder Repara- tion. "Wilkic called all the good Jauch said. "Wo made some suggestions to him, hut all the fiomi plays were his." Wlkinson got off to a rather Rain affects American East, slandi ngs Mother Nature adds trouble By Tin: ASSOCIATED PISESS i with Detroit at the top of the 'Kast Division. The Athletics, meanwhile, slipped one full game back o( Chicago in the Mother Nature stepped Into baseball's frantic American 1-cagur; division races Friday night and Oakland Athletics only wished it had rained in California Ihe way it did in Minnesota and Milwaukee. 'Hie slender leads enjoyed by Detroit Tigers in the East and Chicago White Sox in the West took a dousing of rain with the Tigers washed out at Minnesota and the White Sox at Mil- waukee. As u result, one mar- gin shrank and the other grew. It was dry on the West Coast whcro the second-place clubs, Baltimore Orioles and Oakland clashed. And the defending champion Orioles used some ninth-inning lightning to rally for three runs and a 5-3 victory. OAKLAND SLIPS The comeback triumph, built around n clutch pinch single by journeyman Tommy Davis, boosted Baltimore into a tic Elsewhere In Ihe AL Friday night, New York Yankees, third the East, remained 2 lines off Ihe pace by splitting Unity opener wins CAMROSE, Alta. (CP) Unity Cardinals whipped Cam- rose Cubs 6-1 Friday night in the first game of the Canadian Seniors Baseball champ- ionships. Winning pitcher Jerry Brnn don went the distance for the Saskatchewan team allowing two hits, walking five anil strik Ing out five. Glen Nelson struck out walked five and al lowed six runs in taking the loss. -Doug Gillies got a home run to lead thu Cardinals at He also doubled, scored three runs and drove in two more. Calgary Jimmies, winners o the Alberta Major Baseba. league, are scheduled to mec Kamloops Okonols today in th.i consecutive losses is 18, shared by Clifton Curtis of the 910 Boston Braves ond Roger >aig of the 19G3 New York vlets. John Nabors set the ma- ior league record of ID with Philadelphia Athletics In 1916, "I hope that Reynolds doesn't want to give up on said Owens. "With a little luck, and if we'd score some runs for him, lie could easily be pitching .500 ball instead of being 0-12." Wllh their win, the Reds im- proved on their strong first- place margin in the National League West as llic secoml- jbce Houston A-stros lost lo Montreal Expos 4-3 and fell nine games behind. Elsewhere, the Pittsburgh Pi- rales split n doublcheader with I.os Angeles Dodgers, winning Ihe first 3-2 In 12 innings and losing Ihe second 4-3. The Pi- rates boosted their front-run- ning margin in the East to 12 WOTRA set for Sunday A large number of "C" class stock car racers lace a do-or- dic situation ;it the Exhibition Speedway Sunday. Sunday's races will be Die final round of the Western Oval Track Racing Association's chamsMonships the liost Southern Albcrtn Auto Racers have promised an exciting meet. Some 40 "C" class cars from Cranbrook, Brooks, Cttgrty and Lethhrirlgo have registered for the final ronml. Dave Rlilgo of Ixithbridge Is the current leatier in the series wilh 255 points, but 10 other drivers Tire right behind. Time trials are set for four o'clock in Ihc afternoon while the races get under way at 6 p.m. games as second-place New York Mets dropped a 2-1 deci- sion to Atlanta Braves. Kan Francisco Giante whip- ped Chicago Cute 11-2 and St. Cardinals split a pair with San Diego Padres, winning tho first gamo 7-4 and losing the second 8-7. Reynolds had an unaccus- tomed 1-0 lead, but tailed to hold it in the lourth inning as the Reds came up with live on opposing pitcher Don Gullett's single. Relief pitcher Mike Marshall hit a ninth-Inning double t o scoro John Boccabclla with the tie-breaking run, giving Montreal its triumph over Houston. The bullpen aco earned his 14th victory of the season. "I would have settled for Marshall said of his me-winner, his first extra uasc hit at Montreal in three years. SINGLE SCORKS RUN Manny Sanguillen's run-scor ing single in the 12th inning gave the Pirates their first game victory. Bill Buckne (trilled a two-run homer ant Claude Osteen scattered nin hits to give the Dodgers th second game. Rulph Oarr hammered his ninth homer of the year in th" fifth inning to boost Atlanta ove New York. Ken Henderson drove in liv runs with two homers and single, leading San Francisc past Chicago. Henderson, hi ling safely for the 19th came i the last 20. also singled in th [irst and walked in the eight Infore grounding out in th ninth. Reliever Diego Segui cam on to lialt a ninth-inning ral and Reggie Cleveland w his 13th game for St. Louis the opener. Siui Diego won tl nightcap, rallying for two run in the eighth on Clarence (la ton's run-scoring Ixmncer an an RUT single by Dave Robert Johnny Dates sacrificed pinch- runner Mark Belanger to sec- ond. That brought up pinch-hitter avis, acquired only last week om Chicago Cubs, and the teran outfielder delivered a ngle, lying the score. Tlien Buford followed with a iple, scoring Davis and a wild ten brought home Baltimore's vrapup run. The victory left Baltimore ith a 64-55 record, the Bamo s Detroit. Both teams are 214 ames ahead of New York, inch split a doubleheader Fri- ay night, and three up on urth-piace Boston, which also on. The Athletics, who could have loved within two percentage of first-place Chicago, one full gamo behind in- lead. Tlie Yankees, who've spent ic last 15 days no more than shaky start before willing down to confound B.C. with an adroit mixture of running and passing plays. On his third play from scrimmage, he went back lo para, fell and lost pine yards. On tho first play after getting the ball back, a handolf went astray and lie scrambled on the turf to recover the lumble. "I was goofing up out he said later in tho dressing room, "but the defence was doing a hell of a good job. Then I started to get a few plays go- ing." AVOIDS INTKHCEPTION3 One thing he tried to avoid was interceptions, and he did. He didn't waul his former team-mates to get "excited." In the B.C. dressing room, coach Eagle Keys was bitterly disappointed with his team's performance. The linebackers weren't plugging the holes. "1 can't believe he muttered. Besides suffering their lomth loss in five games, Liors lost the services of punt-return man Mike Wilson, who went off after the first quarter with a dis- located shoulder. Eskimos es- caped injures. Lions were never in con- tention. They couldn't get any sustained drive going. When they did get the ball, the front wall protection for sophomoro quarterback Don Moorhead broke down and he spent a good deal of time trying to evade Edmonton pass rushers in lu's own backfield. Wilkinson passed for touch- downs to end Tyrone Walls, a first-year man from University of Tvlissouri, and veteran Cana- dian flanker Bobby Taylor. Backup quarter Dave Syme, a 15 IT A TRICK CAMERA? Lou Piniella, right, of the Kansas City Royals, dive> safely bock 1a first as New York Yankees' first baseman Felipe Alou (24) almost djpli- cales Piniella's move in the olher direclion. Kansas Cily won the game, 5-1, the second of a doubleheader while the Yanks took the first game, 4-1. (AP Wirephoto) Tennis finals slaged today Sisters seek titles 'A games off the East pace, emaJned nl that distance by plitting with the Royals. New York bounced from be- lind lo take ihc opener. Bobby liircer's 22nd home run of the ear tied it in the seventh in- ling and then the Yankees cored three times in the eighth or the victory. In the nightcap, the Royals used home ruas by Amos Otis and John Mayberry to gain the split. The 5ast race a bit more with Luis riant tossing a four-hitter to shut out Texas. Red Sox tightened tho rookie from Simon Fraseir Un- versily, passed to high-scoring Kansas end George McGowan for Edmonton's Ihird TD. Dave Cutler converted all three, kicked two field goals from 45 and 13 yards, and two singles on wide field goal at- tempts. Less than two minutes re- mained when Lions escaped a whitewashing, second string quarterback Don Bunce firing deep lo Larry Highbaugh for a 54-yard pass-and-run touch- down, converted by Ted Gerela. Eskimos had 27 first downs to B.C.'s nine. They outrushcd Lions 222 yards to 94, bruising Dick Tidrow surrendered an i halfback Gene Foster gaining ineanied run in the first inning and then shut California out the rest of tire way as Cleveland nipped the Angels. Fractures nose TORONTO (CP) Bill Goldsworthy suffered a nose fracture Friday during a Team Canada scrimmage when Jean Halelle attempted to hook- check him from behind. "I (ricd to lift his stick and 1 said Ratelle, the New York Ranger centre. "1 didn't Ihink I hit him that hard." Blood appeared at Golds- worlhy's eye after the accident and first reports indicate pos- sible eye damage lo [he Min- npsola North Stars player, but a doctor's report Friday night revealed a fracture high on Ihe nose and no eye n9 yargs m carries. Ills ahont a now, nxcilinq and rewarding r.arppil Mr. W. C. (Rrllr Taslon, Alhnrla F xcnHivn Oircr.lor of Hm nerjislcrnd Industrial Accountants, will be in LETHBRIDGE at Ilio El Rancho Motel, Westerner Room Mon., Aug a.m. to 9 p.m. ta meet with pcoplo Intoroslfld In qualifying us a Ronislorcd Industrial Accountant. For full particulars on tho R.I.A. program ond how you can onrofl in Ihis frill's loctiuo program at your local Coflcno or University, or by Iho Correspondence) rnnthotl. contact Mr. Casfon al Ilift nbovo location, or in Calqary hy rlintinq "0" and Rskinq lor Zcnilli OG170 [No loll chmgn) for fln nppoinlmnnl in advance. .4NDY CAPF I HATET1 SJtr TSltJNTARRNt TILL LAST AS1 THEN I LST IN SIX WITS ABOUT A1E ST THROUGH DOUSLH NICE O TKE WRONG GROUNS partner, fullbadc Sam Scarber, plunged (or 75 yards on 13 carries, Jim tvenson led B.C. with 52 yardc in carrying the ball 11 times. Through the air, Eskimos had an edge of 212 yards to 178, Wilkinson got 170 in completing n of 21 passes while Syme clicked on both of his two for 1 8.10, Cypress Cove (LeviM) Count Siempre 3.00, Time: Timber Topper, BaUle Vfelory. Scot- fy George, Alrtady Fair Eye, Kindly Farmer "also ran. SPORTS FANSl I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. 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