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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE August Travelling to Eastern Canada Book now on the 8 to 30 day excursion (Effective Oct 1) and Save ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall__________________________ Phone 328-8184 Herald Sports LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mill Lethbrldge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 Store Hours Open 9 a.m. to p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Saturdays. B.C., Ontario advance in fastball Cream rises to the top VICTORIA (CP) British Columbia and Ontario co- favorites Sunday when the tournament began, were winners Thursday as the Canadian men's softball championship went into its four club final Oshawa Tonys, defending the championship won for On- tario last year by Richmond Hill Dynes opened the double- knockout final with a 4 0 win over Nova Scotia Then Victoria Bate Construction the only un- beaten team after the 12 teams had completed the round-robin preliminaries ran its winning streak to six games by trouncing Sas katchewan 6-0 Plav continues today with Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan meeting in a game which will eliminate the loser B C and Ontario will also meet and the loser will play the winner of the Nova Scotia-Saskatchewan game Championship game will be played Saturday Tonys lefthander Barry Timbers who hasn t allowed an earned run in three com plete tournament games pitched his second successive shutout He gave up three hits sur- rendered his first three bases on balls and struck out seven to bring his strikeout total to 35 for the 20 innings he has pitched Bob Young led off for the Tonvb with a triple Phil Solo mon then doubled and scored on two passed balls A third lirst inning run came in when U ne Colley walked and got the last three bases when a single bv Bob Solomon skipped past the outfielder Timbers scored the fourth Ontario run getting an infield single and scoring on a double by Paul Gibbens Stan Kern making his third start got his second victory with his first complete game as B C maintained its perfect record The righthander gave up tour singles and a base on balls but Saskatchewan never managed more than one runner in any inning He struck out nine Meanwhile the Victorians kept up their average of 10 hits a game and kept Saskatchewan pitcher Red Fnesen in almost constant trouble Two of the three games plaved earlier Thursday had a bearing on the pairings in the double-knockout final B C clinched the Blue Divi sion lead in a morning game, blasting New Brunswick 8-1, with lefthander Clay Allmotte pitching a one hitter Ontario won the Red Divi- sion title by defeating Saskatchewan 4-3 in 10 in nings Ed Medford scored the winning run He hit a double and came home on a sacrifice bunt and a wild pitch The results meant that On tano started the final against Nova Scotia ana left Saskatchewan to face B C In Thursday s first game which had no bearing on the championship because both clubs were eliminated Wednesday Manitoba defeated Northwest Territories 6-3 Boilers make it Liberty Boilers won the City Men s Fastball Lea- Steve Gillies Back, left to right, Marv Imerson, Butch gue title th.s week over Robot The winners are, front Lee Frank Popson, John McKenna, Al Pilling, Bob left to right Ken Brown Rob Sloan John Lawson, Bob Crowe and Bill Kenney Missing Gunner Crawford Sapsford Dwayne McKnight Reg Dumont and Boilers win city title Quebec captures title, all the comeback'. with the Boilers emerged as the Men i Business League Fast ball champs taking a wild 17 lb decision over the Robots to take the tmal series, three games to one Kdrlier in the evening the Robots had won their first game ot the series besting the Boilers 8 h to extend the series to the fourth game took the first two games sc ores of 3 2 and 4-3 In the final game the Boilers led 13 5 going into the final inning and appeared to have the series wrapped up when the Robots rallied tor 11 runs on 12 hits in the top ot the seventh However the LiberU bovs fashioned a comeback of their own m the bottom of the frame scoring tour runs to clinch the title Bill Kennev s bases loaded double tied the score at 16 for Libertv and then Bob Sap stord drove Kennev in with a game winning triple Frank Papson was credited with the victorv while Marvin Moser took the loss In the earlier encounter Jerrv Stilson won the game for the Robots while Pilling sut tered the loss Pease maintains margin LONDON Ont (CP) Quebec continued its dominance of the Canadian junior mterprovmcial team golf championship with a sudden-death playoff victory over Manitoba in the final round Thursdav The four man team using its best three scores tied Manitoba on the final hole with an eagie and two birdies then won on the first playoff hole bv three strokes Meanwhile Ted Pease 18 of London fired his second consecutive par 72 to maintain his lead in the Canadian junior championship Pease held a one-stroke lead over Matt Poleschuk of Winni peg in the 72-hole individual championship Poleschuk had four-under- par 68 Thursdav after a 77 Wednesday In mterprovmcial team plav Quebec made it two vie tones in a row and three in the last tour vears with its win over Manitoba ves Tremblay who holds the juvenile lead after two rounds of play shot a two un der par 70 to lead the Quebec team Serge Thivierge had a 72 THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE INVITES INQUIRIES FROM INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN OPERATING THE PRO SHOP AND SKATE SHARPENER AT THE CANADA GAMES SPORTSPLEX. Make Inquiries to: RAYL LAMBERT, Sportsplex Manager, City Hall, Telephone: 329-4877 PEACE CLUB CAB Phone ROY MclNTOSH at 328-9271 Kino 3nMvi.udilftSt.S. Phone 328-9271 Thursday and Quebec team mates Francois Matthieu of Laval and Robert Gauthier of Ste Julie de Vercheres shot 79 and 75 respectively Quebec and Manitoba finish ed the two-round tournament at 448 followed by Ontario with 455 Sandy Billyard of Fonthili led the Ontario team with an even-par 72 British Columbia fo'lowed Hangers get Polis NEW YORK (AP) New Rangers announced Thursday they have acquired left winger Greg Polis from St Louis Blues for defenceman Larry Sacharuk and a first round selection in the 1976 or 1977 National Hockey League draft The six foot 195-pound Polis scored 22 goals and added 25 assists in 78 games last season while splitting the season be- tween Pittsburgh Penguins and St Louis He was traded to St Louis last January in a five player transaction after spending 3 '2 seasons with Pittsburgh Sacharuk at six feet and 190 pounds appeared in 23 games with the Rangers last season and collected two goals and four assists Ontario with 457 and Alberta took fifth spot with 460 In sixth spot with 474 was Nova Scotia followed by New Brunswick with 476 Saskatchewan 486 New foundland 505 and Prince Edward Island 512 In the second round of the Canadian junior individual competition Pease using a borrowed graphite shafted driver lead a field of almost 180 golfers from Canada and the United States With the completion of the second round Thursday, the field was cut to 75 goiters in eluding 19 juveniles aged 16 and under The cutoff was a two-round total of 157 In third spot was Billyard and five golfers tied for fourth spot with two round totals of Kennedy of Toron to Mark Slavin of Richmond B C Tremblay Jeff Van Vhet of London and Douglas Millar of Dundas Ont Five strokes off the pace were Terry Kolar of Lucerne Que Thivierge Jim Harrison of Toronto, Jean St Germame of Laval Sur le Lac Que Bill Christie of Unionville Ont and James Kavanagh of Nashville, Ont QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic 303-Sth Street So Metcalf Building PHONE 328-7684 STURGEON SIGNS BOSTON (CP) Left winger Peter Sturgeon 20, has signed a multi year contract with Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League, managing director Harry Sinden announced Thursday Sturgeon had 39 goals and 48 assists in 70 games last sea son with Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey Associa- tion Junior A series HOLIDAY BOWL LADIES' LEAGUES Opening for Tuesday morning, Wed afternoon and Fri afternqpns We are starting a ladies' beginners league on Tues afternoons Free instruction will be given Ladies wishing to learn to bowl please phone us at We still have openings in our EVENING LEAGUES 1 ladies' team needed in Speedy's Ladies Tues- day 9pm New bowlers welcome in CHEC MIXED LEAGUE Instruction also in CPR League YBC and YOUN( [ration Shirt to ADULTS LEA JM. 7th. Fr wlers. CUE! fee regjs- ng Bowlers still needed for our Mon. and Thurs. Senior Citizens Golden Age Leagues Bowls Our Sunday Bowling starts in Sept For further information on any of the above leagues Phone 328-2855 Race results EDMONTON (CP) Northlands Park race results Thursday FIRST 500 claiming 2 year olds 5 furlongs Special Sp rit (Whit'le) 9 50 4 90 3 40 Data Entry (Hendncks) 3 90 2 90 Dutch Rouser (Campbell; 5 00 Time 1 06 4 5 Connies Prince Gracious Host Shaganappi Lady Mergers Return Mistasene New Hour Wallys Folly also ran Snead fires a 64 ATLANTA (API J C Snead who has not won on the pro golf tour in more than two weathered a rain delayed opening round in tvmg the course record with an eight-under-par 64 Thursdav for a one-stroke lead in the inaugural 000 Tournament Players Championship (TPC) Snead 32 nephew of Sam Snead has not won since taking the Philadelphia tournament in 1972 He carded 10 birdies and two bogeys in his round over the par 72 6 883 vard Atlanta Country Club course despite two rain delays and a third which halteo play with 45 players on the soggy course Those players will complete their rounds todav before second-round competition begins in this tournament worth 000 to the winner In addition the TPC champion will get a 10 year exemption on the tour and an invitation to the United States Open as the players attempt to make this a fifth major tournament The other four are the Masters U S Open British Open and PGA One stroke behind was Tom Evans who had a string of seven birdies Evans 25 has earned 000 for his two years on the tour He was told Wednesday that he would participate as an alternate when Bobby Cole suffered a back injury and withdrew At 66 were Jack Nicklaus and Bobby Mitchell two of the players who shared the 18- hole course record along with Dave Stockton until Snead s round Snead who has won more than 000 this season also tied the nine hole record with an opening 30 His 10 birdie putts ranged from four feet to one of 20 feet Alone at 67 were Homero Blancas At 69 were Rod Funseth Roy Pace Larry Hmson, Gibby Gilbert, Bob E Smith and Tim Collins SECOND 500 claiming 2 >ear olds 5 furlongs Hunky Munky (Niblett) 1010 650 5 00 Twins Image (Olhve) 17 50 7 50 Polar Lady (Shields) 3 80 Time 1 07 2 5 Wee Dorty Brown G Haydn s Honey Evers Artie Armidale Apache Hustler also ran DAILY DOUBLE 00 THIRD S2 000 claiming 3 year olds 6 furlongs Worthy Dream (Ollive) 7 50 4 20 3 40 Sir Elliot (Hendncks) 6 90 10 20 Nauti Nash (Phelan) 5 60 Time 1 12 4 5 Quiet Sir Morning Page Fair Morning Cool Venture Tw n s Answer also ran OUINELLA 80 FOURTH 900 claiming 4 year olds and up 13e miles Mister Stormy (Watson) 9 20 4 70 380 Tiger Tim (Whittle) 370 310 Gemation (McCauley) 5 90 Time 2 20 2 5 Roily Chmo Regal Flash Bum Money Jakes Jewell Special Stock also ran FIFTH 900 claiming 4 year olds and up 6 furlongs Celtic Plot (Watson) 1140 600 230 Mr Wolfe (Inda) 440 250 Zev Baby (Ollive) 2 60 Time 11135 Naval Convoy Jan s Sharon Patapouf also ran EXACTOR SIXTH S2 100 claiming 4 year olds and up 6 furlongs Peaceful Cindy (Hedge) 1020 5 00 3 70 Lunar Chief (Coombs) 1670 660 Blue Pines (Sorenson) 4 50 Time 11125 Phil s Hope Sherzad Hard To Please Astra Shot Cotton Future also ran SEVENTH S2 500 claiming 4 year olds and up 6 furlongs Mighty Admiral (Hendncks) 22 30 910 550 Mr Murphy (Gold) 860 6 70 Valtown (Inda) 5 60 Time 11115 Swift Cash Summer Stan Kings Spirt Wiffi Waffi Fox Trot Pappa also ran EIGHTH S1 500 claiming 4 year olds and up 6 furlongs Porque Si (Hedgge) 24 50 7 90 730 Hopi Joe (Hendncks) 9 10440 Bull Quartz (Pearson) 4 60 Time 1 12 Gmnies Boy Andys Arab Mr Slick Cloud Chaser Capital Spending also ran QUINELLA ATTENDANCE BETTING Thomas out of dog house? CARLISLE Pa (AP) Duane Thomas a talented but controversial running back met coach George Allen Thursday in an attempt to re- join Washington Redskins after being released by the National Football League team because of an alterca- tion with an assistant coach Thomas, along with a lawyer met Allen for two hours in which, Allen said Duane wanted to express how sorry he is He was Allen was quoted as saying by a team spokesman "He asked for forgiveness ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL Double S Drilling THREE HILLS. ALBERTA WATER WELL DRILLING Cable tool. Owner operated Larry and Tom Scott. Currently operating in Lethbridge. Phone 757-3681 BARONS for more Information. Pittsburgh St Louis Philadelphia Montreal New York Chicago Los Angeles Cmcinnat Atlanta Houston San Fran San Diego LEAGUE East W L 68 62 68 63 64 566 59 69 57 71 52 75 West 83 47 80 51 73 58 67 63 58 73 50 81 Pet GBL 523 519 492 4 461 8 445 10 409 14 638 611 3 557 10 515 16 443 25 385 33 TODAYS GAMES Houston Don Wilson (9 10) at Ph ladelph a Twitchell (6 6) Montreal Blair (7 8) at C ncmnat K rby {9 7) Atlanta Capra (12 6) at New Sadecki (5 7) Chicago Stone (6 4> and Trailing (5 8) at San Diego Freisleben (9 8) and Jones (7 18) Pttsburgh Rooker (910) at Los Angeles Rau (12 6) St Louis Siebert (7 7) at San Franusco Caldwell (123) THURSDAYS RESULTS Pitts 000 000 011 San Fran 100 100 000 K son Hernandez (8) Giusti (10) (6 5) and Sangu Hen Bryant Sosa (8) Morris (11) Moffitt (11) (5 6) and Rader HRs Pgh Stargell (21) (14) Houston 000 000 5 1 New York 103 003 11 0 Roberts (9 11) York (5) Scherman (8) and M May Seaver (8 8) and Dyer Atlanta 013 200 100-7 11 2 Montreal 010 000 11 1 P Niekro (15 11) House (8) and Correll Rogers (12 18) Carnthers (4) Montague (6) Murray (8) and Foote HRs All Lum (9) Wtl Singleton (6) St Louis 000 000 8 0 San D ego 000 000 1 1 Curtis 12) and Simnons Jones Hardy (9) (7 4) and Kerdall HR SL S mmons (17) Chicago ooo OQO 32 Los Angeles 111 000 OOx 3 5 1 Bonham (10 17) Reuschel (8) LaRoche (8) and Swisher Messersmith (16 15) Marshall (B) and Yeager HR Chi LaCock (1) LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet Garr Atl 555 78 199 359 Zisk Pgh 437 62 144 330 Garvey LA 519 78 169 326 Oliver Pgh 482 75 154 320 Smith SL 401 60 127 317 Brock SL 507 81 160 316 Buckner LA 450 64 142 316 GrooS Hou 466 66 147 315 Cardenal Cm 428 63 133 311 Geronimo Cm 363 56 112 309 Home Runs Schmidt Ph.ladelphia 32 Wynn Los Angeles 29 Runs Batted In Schmidt 98 Bench Cincinnati 98 Wynn 94 Pitching 13 decisions John Los Angeles 133 813 Caldwell San Francisco 12 3 800 AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pet GBL Boston 72 57 558 New York 67 62 519 5 Cleveland 64 64 500 7 Baltimore 64 65 496 8 Milwaukee 62 69 473 11 Detrot 61 69 469 11 West Oakland 75 56 573 Kansas C 69 61 531 5 i Texas 68 64 515 Ch Cdgo 65 66 4% 10 Minnesota 63 68 481 12 Calfor 51 80 389 24 TODAYS GAMES Oakland Holtzman (15 13) at Detroit LaGrow (8 14 Baltimore Cuellar (15 10) at Kansas C ty Dal Canton (8 6) Calforna Ryan (16 14) at M Iwaukee Kobel (6 10) Boston Moret (7 6) at Minnesota Blyleven (12 15) Cleveland Bosman (5 3) at Texas Hargan (10 8) New York Gura (1 0) at Chicago Bahnsen 111 14) THURSDAYS RESULTS Boston 10? 000 8 2 Chicago 000 000 9 1 Lee (15 11) Segui (7) and Montgomery Wood (19 16) and Herrmann Bal 101 310 13 1 Texas 001 100 6 2 Gr msley (15 12) and W Iliams Etchebarren (8) B bby (18 15) Standout (4) Broberg (6) Thomas (9) and Sundberg HR Bal Robinson (7) LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet Carew Mm 491 72 179 365 Hargrove Tex 332 49 115 346 McRae KC 428 61 136 318 Box 425 77 134 315 Orta Ch 413 68 130 315 Maddox NY 341 56 105 J08 Jackson Oak 416 75 1P7 305 Handle Tex 424 55 129 304 Allen Chi 438 82 133 304 Pmiella NY 411 55 124 302 Home Runs Allen 32 Jackson 26 Batted In Burroughs Texas 106 Allen 85 Bando Oakland 85 Pitching 13 decisions Fitzmorns Kansas City 10 4 714 Tiant Boston 20 9 690 MINOR LEAGUE Eastern League Thetford Mines 3 Pittsfield 2 Quebec City 3 Trois Rivieres 2 Reading at West Haven 2 ppd ram Bristol at Waterbury ppd ram International League Richmond 5 Charleston 2 Rochester 5 Syracuse 0 Toledo 4 6 Pawtucket 1 3 Memphis at Tidewater ppd rain CFL STANDINGS Western Conference BC Sask Edmonton Winnipeg Calgary L F 2 121 2 102 2 112 3 90 5 102 Eastern Conference Montreal Toronto Ottawa Hamilton W 4 3 3 2 L F 2 "32 3 113 3 92 4 93 A Pts 92 8 110 8 64 6 122 4 162 2 A Pts 102 8 111 6 105 6 115 4 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD, Complete Tire Sales and Service 402 1st AVI. 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