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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Marcelin covers Ottawa Rough Riders' Al knocks dcwn en intended pass for Montreal Alouettes' Johnny Rodgsrs in the second quarter of Saturday night's game. The Rough Riders won the gome 30-3. _ Goolctgong does the same Beats Gdylord Perry at own game Merritt tries something new TORONTO Tom ker or the Netherlands ran down everything including butterfly Sunday to beat Spaniard Manuel Orantes 6-1 in the mer.'s singles final' of the Ecthmans Cana-' dian open tennis tournamenT. The victory WKJ worth j EDMONTON Race results Saturday al Northlands FIRST 7 fur- longsA Frozen Planet 420 3.00 J.SO Shebas Ec.lo 4 30 2-5. Tin The Se- nator Bookstore Clara Caper also ran. SECOND 7 fur- tongs Arctic Flurry t 3 20 2 Lespoir 6.50 Star Pine 4.60. 2-5. Hope You Calgary Red P-r- Que Minits Wha'aruler ran. DAILY S9.50 THIRD 4-year-olds and V'a miles. Rusty Rouser 6 30 3.50 Aint Mates 3.90 Lus- trous Sun 2 60. Miss With Speed also ran. S13 FOURTH 4-year-olds and Us miles. Tollivar 1630 8.10 Stettlcr Auction 4.70 3 More 5.70. 2-5. Another Our Keen- Perfect Prince Of Norm- lands also ran. FIFTH 3 year-olds. Vi milss. Princiole Case 13.90 5 60 Charict Trip 3.50 2 Sahies Blue 290. 3-5. Cerffee Keen Win A Point also ran 553.60 SIXTH 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs. Coming Fury MM 5 fo Ervbe Bee 370 Gallant Shadow 270. 25. Speedy Baha Gsma- Roar Of Mirlh also ran. to a finalist here in got stronger as the match who was slowed by an progressed in humid upset won weather and he added an addi- Orantes had nothing left after lional to the delight of the the first set. The stomach pains crowd of more than when took the sting out of bis usually he chased a large orange but- pDwerful first serve and the ierfty that disturbing him spring from his legs. off the court in the second set. deadly with passing j think I drank toa much wa- sa'd the tired who is playing his fifth final in fiva wesks. felt like I was going to bring up. was just tired and I felt so bad that I tried to stay back. And when I did rush the net that's just what he HUMIDITY WAS HIGH The match was played in 85- degree heat and high humidity Orantes was wringing pools of perspiration out of his shirt dur- ing the interview. was very hot and said Ckker. our game j you get a lot of long rallies and you get tired very quickly. Eyonne Goolagong of Aus- tralia captured her second con- secutive women's singles crown with a 6-4 conquest of Helga Masthoff. The victory Saturday was worth to the 21-year- old Australian. appearing in her i third final continued to have her slow starts as she fell behind 5-1 in the opening set. Mrs. who likes slow-court had three set points in the seventh game but Gs-o'agong became more con- sistent with her ground strokes and the West German started missing forehand volleys. At cne point during her come- Goolagong ran up 11 points in a row but the deficit didn't disturb her. just start to push harder and concentrate more on what I'm she said after. more of a challenge and I get my back up and try my hard- es't. never think I'm going to lose it and that's why I usually do catch By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pitcher Jim Merritt of Texas Rangers beat Cleveland's Gay- lord Perry at his own game Sunday. Merritt made it clear that he had taken a page from Perry's new book after he threw a three-hitter and beat the In- dians' right-hander in the first game of an American League baseball doubleheader. I threw about 25 Gaylord said Merritt using a euphemism for a pitch frus- trated hitters contend is the out- lawed spitball. The who had won only one of their last 14 also took the second game of the 5-3. TIGERS LOSE TWO In Sunday's other American League Oakland A's blanked New York Yankees Chicago White Sox swept Detroit Tigers 4-1 and Mil- waukee Brewers shaded Min- nesota Twins Baltimore Ori- oles crushed Kansas City Roy- als 10-1 and California Angels edged Red Sox 1-0. In Saturday's Detroit downed Chicago Oakland shut out New York Geve- land nipped Texas Mil- waukee outsmgged Minnesota Baltimore whipped Kansas City 7-1 and Boston blanked California 4-0. been losing quite a lot of ball games said the 29-year-old Merritt.''' and I de- cided to try something But was that something new a Merritt smiled and take it from His job was made easier by a pair of home runs by Jeff Bur- roughs and one each by Bill Su- dakis and Vic Harris. Harris and Alex Johnson homered in the second game. HAD NO-HITTER Mel Stottlemyre pitched no-hit ball for the Yankees against Cleveland until the when Joe Rudi was sacrificed to to third on a wild pitch and scored or. Vic Davalillo's single. Ken Hcltz- man was the winner. Two-run first inning started the White Sox on the way to both of their wins. Carlos May backed Kim Kaat's three-hit pitching with two homers in the while Bill Melton hom- ered in the nightcap. Relief pitcher Carlos Velaz- quez stopped a Minnesota rally at two runs in the after SEVENTH 4-year-Elds and 7 furlongs. White 19 40 F'ont Desk 12'0 Tons In Design 6.00 4-5. Game Stokes Rockin Carmengsy also ran. EIGHTH Canadian Dertjv 3- i yeor elds In 1- miles. I Wi-n Snan 5.10 3 Grendin 90 I inn Fire 4 I 2-20 2-5 ircchu Chief Smaing Monkey Duke Of I Champagne A-Bankers Trip also ran A-ElmbroDk Farm entry NINTH -l-year-olds and 7 furlongs. Lucl.y Levey 9.20 6 10 Duchess Nan 9.90 He's A Cookie 3.20. Time- 1.24 T5 Jet Some Snme Devter Boy also ran. 57470 Jackson wns FREDERICTON Rob- bie Jackson has become only the second player to win the Ca- nadian junior men's golf clr.m- picnship twice. The 18-year-old from He Bi- playing in his Igst junior carded a 72- hole total of 293 to defeat 72 fourth-round finalists Saturday. The victory was doubly sweet 1 for the young man known as the j jrentleman champion. Earlier in the he paced Quebec the junior men's interprovincial team title. Pedro Garcia hit a two-run homer for Milwaukee. Paul Blair rapped an inside- the-park grand-slam home run for the who won their 13th in a row. Leroy Stanton's mo-scoring single gave the Angels' Bill Singer the win' in a pitchers' with Luis who allowed only three hits. Wilbur Wood will try for his 21st win for Chicago tonight when the White Sox play host to Milwaukee. In tonight's other Boston is at Minnesota at Detroit and Texas at Baltimore. -s Morgan break records By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two of baseball's best base- runners got their names into the game's record books Sun- with his legs and the other -with his bat. Lou Brock became the first player to steal 50 or more bases in nine consecutive seasons but his theft didn't save St. Louis Cardinals from a 4-1 loss to Cin- cinnati Reds. One of the reasons the Reds won was Joe Morgan's 20th homer. That homer made him one of three players ever to hit 20 homers and steal 50 bases in the same season. In Sunday's other National League Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies 7-3. San Francisco Gi- Optimists win f our The Lethbridge Junior Optim- ists tuned-up for their 1973 pro- vincial junior A girls' fastball finals by scoring four exhibition victories on the weekend. The locals will travel to Ed- monton next weekend for the Alberta title seeing action against teams from Red 0 k o t o k Grande Prairie and Edmonton. In exhibition play this week- the Optimists scored an 11-7 win over the Labor Club Larks while dropping a squad from Medicine Hat three times. Sonja Smelan picked up a of wins on the mound in the four games while single vic- tories went to Debby Borzel and Sherry Jardin. Patti McLellan was the top hitter for the Optimists in the four games with six singles while Borzel added two two doubles and a triple. Gotta ecstatic after victory ants edged New York Mets San Diego Padres downed Mon- treal Expos Atlanta Braves turned back Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6 and Chicago Cubs trimmed Houston Astros 4-2. In Saturday's San Francisco edged New York Los Angeles topped Phila- delphia Montreal ham- mered San Diego Pitts- burgh shaded Atlanta 6-5 in 11 Chicago nipped Hous- ton 4-3 in 10 innings and Cincin- nati topped St. Louis 6-4. TOPPED COBB Brock eclipsed a record that former Detroit Tiger Ty generally regarded as the greatest base-stealer of all had held for more than half a century. who has 615 lifetime began his streak with 63 in 1965 and in with 64 and 63 before this season. Morgan shares his an indicator of a rare combination of base-running ability and bat- ting with Brock and Ce- sar Cedeno of Houston. He has stolen 55 bases this year. Joe Ferguson and Ron Cey hit home runs and Steve Garvey drove in two runs with sacrifice flies for the Dodgers. San Francisco's Ron Bryant became the league's first 20- game winner and Dave King- man knocked in four runs with a homer and a single for the Giants. A two-run homer by Dave Roberts off Steve Renko in the ninth inning gave the Padres their snapping a 2-2 tie. Dave Johnson became the major leagues' home run leader with 36 when he hit a grand- slam shot for the Braves. Carmen Fanzone drilled three including the game-win- ning as Ferguson Jen- kins won his 12th for the Cubs. Tonight's schedule has the Dodgers at the Padres at New the Giants at Philadelphia and the Cardi- nals at Houston. MONTREAL Jack Gotta bounded across the turf at the 'Autostade like a young buck in the spring Saturday night. The Ottawa Rough Riders' coach was overjoyed In fact and well he should have been. The Riders snapped a four-game wmless streak before fans as they smashed Montreal Alouettes 30-3. Quarterback Jerry Keeling tossed three touchdown to Rhome Nixon and one to Hugh Oterry Organ kicked three field goals and three converts to ac- count for the balance of the Ot- tawa scoring. The lone Montreal points came on Don Sweet's 12-yard field the only scoring play of the first quarter. The loss left Montreal in second spot in the EFC with a 2-2 mark. win has been a long time said Gotta. last there's of daylight at the end of the tunnel. But we still have a long way to go. We're The big thing about the Rid- ers win was not the fact that Keeling tossed three TD although they did play a big But the way the Ottawa defence manhandled quarter- back Jimmy Jones was some- thing else. They sacked the rookie eight times and he never had a chance to mount any con- certed offensive drive. said that if our front four could dominate the game like they did we would The Alouettes only managed 43 yards net offence. They ac- tually gamed 83 yards rushing and 50 yards passing but lost SO yards as a result of Jones being sacked. was an over-all poor per- said Als' coach Marv Levy. gave up the ball too early and too frequently. I don't think you could single out any one thing. knew Ottawa had a tough front four. But I thought we would be able to handle them better than we OTTAWA M MONTREAL 1 First downs...... Yards rushing Yards passing Net offence Pisses made-tried Interceptions Punls-avg yds Fumbles-lost Ptnaities-yds OTT MTU 7 87 S3 111 50 205 43 S-20 1-18 1-27 10-37 14-38 0-0 3-3 s-70 s' new stadium doesn't help By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Buffalo Bills have a new 000-seat but they can't shake an old Chicago Bears handed the Bills their fourth straight loss a 13-10 defeat in a con- troversy-filled National Football League exhibition game that endsd with two players slugging it. out while time ran out. In Sunday's other exhibition New York Giants beat Pittsburgh Stcclsrs San ver Broncos 43-7 and Green Bay- Packers tripped Kansas Cily Chiefs 21-16. On St. Louis Cardi- nals edged New York Jets New England Patriots pounded New Orleans Saints Min- nesota Vikings trounced Oak- land Raiders San Diego Chargers defeated Phi'adelnhia Eagles Washington r.ea- skins stopped Baltimore Colts and Cleveland Browns trimmed Atlanta Falcons 20-17. The field officials hr.d lo keep second half after the stadium clock at Buffalo's Rich Stadium stopped Working. Buffalo was driving toward the Chicago goal line when J. D. Hill caught a long iiien began mixing it up with his Allan as the offi- cials allowed time to run out. Buffalo who have suf- forrH tfc-'oueii six fsssons in which the Bills have won only 17 took out some of their frustrations on the pelting them with paper Pete Gogolak kicked five field goals for the who picked up a couple of touchdowns on interceptions of Terry Brad- shaw passes. San Francisco scored two touchdowns before Denver com- pleted an offensive play and led 40-tf at one point. MacArthur Lane ran for one touchdown and passed for another for the Packers. Jim Bakken kicked a 54-yard field goal with one second to play to give the Cardinals their utin .Hm Plimlrptt thrpuj tirfi touchdown passes for the Patri- ots. Charley Taylor caught two passes for the Red- while rookie Chuck Fore- man scored two touchdowns on the ground for the Vikings. San Diego blew a 17-0 then won on John Sykes' three- yard touchdown plunge with 32 ssconds to play. Quarterbacks Mike Phipps and Brian Sipe ac- counted for Cleveland touch- Phipps on the ground nnH fiirrf- BAKER SURVIVES Term. Buddy Baker won NASCAR's Nashville 420 Saturday night after the three other lead- ers earlier in the stock car race systematically-dropped out. Me- chanical trouble forced out Dar- rell Waltrip and Bobby Allison and Cale Yarborough wrecked his car in the 258th lap. Hammer throw Scott Neilson of British Columbia Int. twists around as he prepares to throw the hammer in the Canadian junior Olympic championships held in Montreal on week- end. Neilson's best toss was 49.18 metres and won him first place in the event. EXHIBITION PAVILION TONIGHT 8.30 P.M. N.A. TITLE KROFFAT HAYES ATLAS vs KIRK RAMIREZ vs CODY 6 Exciting Matches In your own way. In your own time. On your own terms. You'll take to the taste of Player's Filter. The Department of NitioMl Health and Welfare advises that danger to health increases with amount smoked. ;