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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE UTHBRIDC6 HERALD Monday, August 31, 1970 TAKES TOP HONORS Rudy Enns of Lethbridge won the Alberta Modified Racing Asodcttion's C class honors Sunday at Exhibition track. Tops Championship Field lj Enns TriumpI By LLOYD YAMAGKHI Herald Sports Writer The Southern Alberta Auto Racers hosted the Alberta Mod- ified Racing Association's Class "C" championships last evening at the Exhibition Speedway. Taking home the top prize was Rudy Eras who picked up 23 big points which was three bet- ter than runner-up Dave Stillgo who collected 20 points. George Harrington gathered 17 points which was good enough for third spot. Barring- ton also picked up the trophy for the driver who gained the most points in the Class C events during the evening. Lamar Navratil was one short of Harrington's total with 16 points and settled with the fourth place trophy. In last nights events Enns only picked up a victory in a Medium Class C race, but the RENTALS ,50 PER MONTH Cor. 3rd Ave. 13lh St. S. Phone 327-1056 three points was good enough to lead him to the top honors. Stillgo driving for Ian and Don Coutts in car 91 didn't pick up a win, but his placings in the Sniitli, Gemer Make Team George Smith of the.Leth- bridge Track and Field Club gave a strong performance in Winnipeg competing in the Ca- nadian Senior National Cham- pionships over the weekend. Smith came home with a first place finish in the 400 me- tre hurdles with a time of 52.9 seconds and a third in the 400 metre flat with a finishing time of 48.8 seconds. His performance earned him a spot on the Canadian team, which will compete against Nor- way and Sweden in a ten day session with meets being held in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vic- toria. George Gemer was also elect- ed to coach the Canadian team during this affair. Joyce Ober also travelled to the meet and came home with a fifth place finish in the 200 metre hurdles with a time of 29.0 seconds. Incidentally, her tune broke the Alberta record in this par- ticular event. MY CAR How Is My ANTI-FREEZE HEATER 9 BATTERY TIRES BLOCK and HEATER FLUSH A FALL TUNE-UP IS A MUST! Better 1 Should Go To R RANCHO TEXACO Today! El Rancho Ernie Says DON'T SUFFER ALONG WITH A POOR RUNNING MOTOR SEE US TODAYI 6lh AVE., M.M. DRIVE PHONE 327-5406 C events brought Rirth his need- ed pomts. On the other hand Harrington only picked up a first in the C Main which gave him nine big points to push him among the winners. Navratil look the honors in a Fast C heat for three points. Other C heat winners were Wayne McClennan who picked up the Consolation C event; Lou Fekete with a win in the C tro- phy dash: Ken Firlli with the Con s o 1 a t i o n C Main; Vern Wakefield, Fran Marini of Med- icine Hat, Rick Richardson, Don Lee and Rene Peirens who all picked up a win in a C class event. In the V-8 category Tom Ay- erhart took home the main event while Ealph Oertli cart- ed home the Speed Dash tro- phy. Oertli also was the win- ner of a V-8 heat- Only three races were rim off in Hie B class last evening and Lindy Smith was the winner of two of them. Smith won the trophies for the B Main and the B Speed dash. Ron Boyce was the other winner as he placed first in a B heat. Next Monday SAAR will rim the Club Championships, which should be an eventful evening. Piclie Signs MONTREAL (CP) Mont- real Expos of baseball's Na- tional League announced Sun- day that pitcher Ron Piche of Montreal has signed a contract '.vith the club. Piche, 36, has pitched w i t b Milwaukee Braves and St. Louis Cardinals of the National League as well as California Angels of the American League. He has been pitching in the minor leagues since 136G and had a 3-0 won-lost record this year for Winnipeg Whips. Pirates Continue To Stunible By TIIK I'llESS The Chicago Cubs used Joe Pepitone's iiinlh inning liomcr for a 3-0 victory over San Diego Padres Sunday and took over second place in the National League East division, one game back of the staggering Pitts- burgh Pirates. Pittsburgh dropped both ends of a double- header, 7-3 and 2-1 to San Fran- cisco Giants. The Mels dropped their third straight to Houston Astros 9-5. It was New York's sixth loss in the last seven games but over that stretch, the Mets have ac- tually gained one-half game in the division race, and arc two games back. Fourth place St. Louis Caidi- nals are games behind and Philadelphia Phillies, in fifth place, are back- Don't count out Montreal Expos either. They're only 12V4 out. Elsewhere in the NL Sunday, St. Louis shaded Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1, Montreal clipped Cincinnati Reds 5-1 and Phila- delphia defeated Atlanta Braves 4-2. PEPITONE BREAKS OUT Bill Hands of the Cubs and San Diego's Dave Roberts were locked in a scoreless duel through eight innings. Then. Jim Hickman and Ron Santo drew walks and Joe Pepi- tone ripped his 20th home run of the year and sixth since moving from Houston to the Cubs. That was plenty for Hands, who scat- tered seven hits and won his 15th game. Roberts, 5-12, has dropped nine straight decisions. The Mets got off to a three- run lead on Dorm Clendenon's first ir.ning homer but it was all downhill after that. Jimmy Wynn and Denis Menke rattled two homers apiece for the As- tros, who took their third straight from New York. Don Wilson went six innings and got the victory with Jim Ray and Fred Gladding finish- ing up. Nolan Ryan absorbed the loss. The Pirates continued to co- operate with the Mets by losing too. Willie McCovey drove in two runs with a double and his 34th homer and scored three runs in San Francisco's first game victory. It was Pittsburgh's fifth con- secutive loss and the streak stretched to six when Ron Bryant tossed a six-hitter at them in the nightcap. The Giants' winning run was driven in on a sacrifice fly in the bot- tom of the eighth by John Sle- phenson, appropriately enough, a former Met. Steve Carlton fired a three- Leeds Earn Shutout LONDON (CP) Leeds United easily defeated Burnley 3-0 Saturday to register its fifth successive victory and maintain its two-point lead in the English League soccer. Leeds' victory was never In doubt after forwards Allan Clarke and Mick Jones scored in the first nine minutes. Clarke added the third goal before half-time and Leeds coasted to victory. Manchester Gity, reigning Eu- ropean Cup Winners cup-holder, emerged as Leeds' closet rival with a 1-0 win over defending English League champion Ever- ton. Everton, still without a win after five games this season, succumbed to a fifth-minute goal by City's World Cup for- ward Colin Bell. Leeds leads the First Division with 10 points, two points ahead of Manchester City. Four clubs share third place with seven points from five games. Liverpool and Derby both tied Saturday while Chel- sea and Nottingham Forest hitter and Leron Lee's IwtM'un second inning homer gav.o him all Ihc working room ho needed against the Dodgers. Andy Kos- co's bases-empty homer in the first for the only Dodger run. Reliever Dick Selma picked up his 20th save and third in as many days as Philadelphia tcppcd Atlanta. Selma bailed Barry Lersch out of nil eighth- inning jam to preserve the vic- Monlreal used Steve Renko's six-Slitter to beat Cincinnati and 20-game winner Jim Merrill. John Boccabella's bases-loaded single keyed a three-run Expos' rally in the fourth inning. Rusty Staub homered for Montreal and Lee May connected for the- Reds. Sunday wrapped up inter-divi- sion play. Now the NL East teams spend the final month settling things among them- selves. GRAND OLD YANK Mickey Monde tips his hat, acknowledging the applause from the crowd lhat greeted him Sunday, the first day of his return to the New York team at Yankee Stadium. The 38-year-old Mantle, who retired as a player in 1968, is now a Yankee coach. CALGARY (CP) Race results Sat- urday at Victoria Park: First claiming, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Anita D. (Shields) 3.60 2.90 2.50 Den- ver Pele (Hunt) 10.80 fi.OO, Moonlight Spirit (Wiseman) 8.40 Time: York Evad, Pour Your Own, Mr. Crnssfleld, Be There John, Sudden Ser- vice also ran. Second claiming, 3-year-olds and up, IV'a miles Klondike Quill (Shields) 2J.OO 7.50 .UO Regal Hawk (Rasmussen) 4 10 2.80, Old Army (Barroby) 3.10. Time: Mister Bountiful, Buster Kid, Same claiming, 2-year-olds, 7 fur- ongs Caroufer (McCauley) 20.30 6.80 -1.29, Two Pence Tiki (Barroby) 3.70 2.70, niri Di Time: You Sweeping Dol (Wiseman) 4.70. Cheat The Bull. Bewitched also Fourth claiming, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Chuckle On (Shields) J.50 2.80, Prince Lure (Hunt) 5.20 3.70, Itsfor- dem (Cullibertson) 3.00. Time: 1-5 Major Scandal, Spot O Scotch, Ky Eternal, Polish Rod also ran. Track Scratch; Roundy's Kid. Firth SI ,400, claiming, 3-year-.OldS, 7 fur- longs Silver Dandy (Wiseman) 7.10 4.80 3.80, Tricky Babe (McCauley) 3.90 3.10, Tole King 9.20. Time: 1-5 Big Bamtii, TivoH Belle, Jeans Gol- die. Destiny's Child, Northern Breeze also ran EXACTOR: SixIH claiming, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlonqs Perfect Host (Stadnyk) a.10 3.30 2.50, West Wind Gal (McCauley) T2.0Q 4.40, Aiisky (Hunt) 2.90. Flying Nib, Sickle Toes, Hatfason also Sevenin claiming, 3-year-olds and up, IVb miles El Cresso (McCauley) 32.20 70 3.BO, Proud Shadow (Wiseman) 4.BQ Thurnprince (Stadnyk) 2 30. Time: Rtver Hawk, Wood National, Litlie Baffle also ran. Eighth added, 3-year-olds and up, 'Major Presto 10.70 J.80 3-90, Ky Winner (Norris) 3.30 2.80, Lonk (Parsqns) 7.M. Time: 2-5 Wyn D Amour, Sioux Cadet, Pebble Hill, Fall Session Pedee Le Bleu, Great Expect, Coal Dust also ran. Ninlli claiming, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Dear Deer (Wiseman) 54.90 17.80 8.80, Bonded SJock 6.40 5.70, Dark Susan (McCauley) 8.40 .Time: Wee Laddie, Boutique Belle, Bon Ante, Noble Stranger, Esprit Time also fan. QUINELLA: Freeliaii Lost For Season DETROIT (AP) Detroit Ti- gers announced Sunday catcher Bill Freehan will undergo sur- gery on his back Tuesday and will be lost to the team for the remainder of the American League baseball season. Team physician Dr. Clarence Livingood said the surgery is "to stabilize a condition which has caused him intermittent pain for the past several years." Jim Price will take over as the Tigers' No. 1 catcher. Sox Socked It To The Huiiers t Was No Pitchers Duel Wasn't DARTMOUTH, .N.S. (CP) "I wasn't Doug Rox- burgh of Vancouver said Satur- day after winning the Canadian junior golf championship. He was referring to the six- over-pair 74 he hot in the fourth round. The British Columbia junior champ had a nine-stroke lead in the 72-hole event with one round left, and his closest competition was having a bady day. Roxburgh, 18, went over par on five straight holes on the front nine. He paired the back half of the Brightwocd Golf and Country Club course and fin- ished with a 278 total, six strokes better than his nearest competitor. Richard Brooke of Lakewood, N.J., in second place after Fri- day's third round, fired a nine- By TIIK ASSOCIATED PRESS i Oakland Athletics 6-5, Mihyau- Tho Sox socked it to the pitch- kee Brewers topped Baltimore ers again over the weekend. Orioles 5-2 and Kansas City The Boston Red Sox did the Royals nipped Washington Sena- most damage, blasting the Chi- j tors 4-3. cago White Sox 21-11 Sunday in Manager Eddie Kasko of Bos- tho first game of a double- ton termed the battle of the header. They toned it down in Soxes "almost ridiculous" and the second, winning only by a 4-1 score. said he had no explanation for the scoring o u I b u r s t s t Saturday, the White Sox won seems that when one club gets homer. Andrews and Rico Pe- trocelli homered in the night- cap. Roy White hit the first grand slam of his career and the Van. kees' first since early last sea- son to help rookie Steve Kline turn back the Twins and trim their lead over California in the AL West to three games. Jack Gibbs also homered for 13-9. rem'inisccnt of (heir 13-5 j rolling, the other can't stop I the Yanks, who were celebrat- and 22-13 victories Aug. and thorn." May 31. respectively. "Yon have two clubs that] as a coach. ing the return of Mickey Mantle SCORE NINE RUNS The Angels swatted five home runs and the Indians four. But it took Alex Johnson's two-run sin- gle in the sixth and Sandy Alo- mar's dash home on a wild pitch in the eighth to insure the j sola Twins 5-2. California An-[ tar nils and four TUils in the j triumph. eels, fmtsluggcd Cleveland Indi.' openin" game and Car] Yas-j Johnson, Alomar, Jay John- T'Sers edged i Lrzcmski added a three-run I stone, Bill Voss and Ken Me- Sox bounced back j don't have the was I after Saturday's pasting with nil the way Don Gultcridgc of the eight-run inning and 22 hits, j White Sox put it. Imagine Mike Nagy held them to five scoring 29 runs in four games hits in tbc'nightcap. j and only winning one." Elsewhere in the AL. (V j George Scott, Ucggie Smith York Yankees whipped Mimic- and Mike Andrews each had Mullen homered for the Angels and Chuck Hinton, Graig Nee- ties, Vada Pinson and Ray Foose for the Indians. Detroit staged a two-run rally in the eighth as the Tigers came from behind to beat Oakland, ending a f i v e -g a m e losing streak. The As had gone ahead in the top of the inning on Reg- gie Jackson's two-run homer, one of four Oakland pinch hits, tying the league record. Tommy Harper belted a two- nin homer, a club record 26th, and Mike Hcgan hit a solo shot to help the Brewers down the Orioles behind hard-luck rookie Skip Lockwood, 2-10. Lockwood has been involved in nine one- run games, losing eight. Bill Sorrcll's two-run homer in the eighth lifted tlie Royals over the Senators. over-par 77, leaving Roxburgh with little competition for the crown, his first in five years of national junior competition. Roxburgh, who attends the University of Oregon on a golf scholarship, started losing strokes on the par four fifth hole where he missed the green with his second shot and fin- ished with a seven. He took fives on the next four holes, all par fours. "I just blew the strokes he said, but added that he wasn't worried about losing. He had rounds of 09, 67 and 68 and was even par after the first three rounds. A threc-under-par 65 in the final round gave Paul Davis of Don Mills, Ont., the runner-up position. It was the lowest round of the week. ELRICH TIME SPORT SC NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. Pittsburgh 70 43 .526 Chicago Mew York St. Louis Philadelphia Montreal 69 64 67 .519 .511 .435 62 70 57 75 .432 Wesr 7V3 12V? 72 65 62 637 .554 .523 .492 ,470 .379 Cincinnati Los Angeles San Francisco Atlanta Houston San Diego TODAY'S GAMES Probable pitchers for today's major league baseball games: New York Koosman 8-6 at St. Louis B riles 5-4 N Only game scheduled. SUNDAY'S RESULTS Chicago 3 San Diego 0 Houston 9 New York 5 San Francisco 7-2 Pittsburgh 3-1 St. Lpuis 2 Los Angeles 1 Philadelphia 4 Atlanta Montreal 5 Cincinnall 1 New York ..310 001 8 1 Houston .202 121 13 1 Ryan (6-10) Folkers (6) Taylor (7) and Grote; Wilson (7-5) "Ray (7) Glad- ding (9) and Edwards. 'HRs: denon Hsrir-Wynn (2-23) Menke (2) FIRST Pittsburgh 5M 010 000-3 9 1 San Fransico 301 021 11 1 Walker (10-6) Lamb (5) Dal Canton (7) and May; Reberger, J. Johnson (4-2) Robertson (6) and DIetz. HRs: SF-McCovey SECOND Pittsburgh 000 MO t 3 San Francisco 1M 809 7 0 Cambria, Giusll (8-3) (8) and 5an- riuillen; Bryant 15-5) and Steohenson St. LDUiS .020 000 000-2 7 1 LOS Angeles MO oio i 3 2 Carlton (7-1B) and Torre; Vance (5-5) AAIkkelsen (9) ancj Sudanis. HRS: St.L LA-KoSco Chicano 000 000 4 1 San Diego 000 000 0 7 l Hands (15-12) and Hundley; Roberts (5-12) and Cannizzaro. HR: ,Chi-Pepi- nta30''. 001 000 000-7 t 2 Philadelphia 211 Ml 8 1 Jarvis (15-11) Wilhelm (7) and Till- ,.ian; Lersch (4-1) Selma (8) and Campion. HRs: Lum Cincinnati 010 000 6 1 Montreal 100 310 7 1 Merritt (20-10) and Bench; Re n k o (10-9) and Batenian. HRs: SATURDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati i Montreal 3 San Francisco 10 Pittsburgh 9 Philadelphia 10 Atlanta 9 Houston 9 New York B St. Louis 3 Los Angeles 2 Only frames scheduled. FOOTBALL RESULTS NFL Exhibition Miami 21 Baltimore 13 St. Louis 24 Chicago 3 San Francisco 23 Denver 7 Los Angeles 16 San Dieao 14 Cincinnati 31 Cleveland 24 Atlanta 22 Kansas City 17 Houston 37 Dallas 21 New Orleans 26 Boston 20 L Pet. GBL Boston Cleveland WashingJoi 62 West 76 ...74 .644 .561 .527 .515 .485 .473 11 15V4 17 21 22W Minnesota 76 54 .585 California Oakland 70 62 Kansas City 1 81 .306 26 Milwaukee .....50 83 .376 27W Chicago 49 86 .363 29V2 TODAY'S GAMES Cleveland Dunning 3-7 at Washington Cox 7-10 N Baltimore Cuellar 20-7 at New York Bahnsen 12-9 N Detroit Lolich 12-15 flt Boston Gulp 13-12 N Only game scheduled. SUNDAY'S RESULTS Boston 21-4 Chicago 11-1 Kansas City 4 Washington 3 California 10 Cleveland 9 Detroit 6 Oakland 5 New York 5 Minnesota 2 Milwaukee 5 Baltimore 2 FIRST Boston 283 001 22 I Chicago 303 14 fi Rome, Brett (5-7) (3) Lyle (6) Mur- phy (9) and Satriano, Josephson Janeski [9-15) orider (2) Moore (3) Miller (7) and Herrmann. HRs; Yas- Jrzemski. SECOND Boston 110 003 7 0 Chicago .010 ooo oat- Nagy tJ-3) and Pavletlch; Mai (1-3) Wood (8) 5 0 _____ _iuson Josephson. HRs: .Petrocelli (23) Andrews Milwaukee 002 030 5 B l Baltimore 001 000 .6 1 Lockwood (MO) Sanders (ft) and McNertney; Palmer (18-B) Lopez (7) Richer! (9) and Hendricks. HRs: Mil (26) Hegan son Oakland 001 14 0 Detroit .100 210 10 0 Hunter, Fingers (6) Locker (1-4) (8) Reed (9) and Tenace; Neikro, Tim- merman (5-5) (7) and Freehan. HRs: (2) Jackson California 3lfl 212 13 l Cleveland 203 220 14 l Wright, Talum (3) T. Bradley (5) Lanxhe (6) Messersmith (6) and Azcue; H a r g a n, Austin (2) Colbert (1-1) (5) Mingori (6) Higgins (8) and Fosse. HRs: Johnson (11) John stone (10) Voss (3) Alomar (2) McMul- len (5) Nettles (20) Pinson (17) Fosse Washington 100 010 371 Kansas Cily 000 HI 472 Colernan, Pina (4-2) (8) and Casan- ova; Drago, Burgmeir (5-5) (8) and Rodriguez. HRs: Minnesota OIO ooo 290 New York 001 588 B'lyleven (8-fi) Perranoskt (7) and Rafliff; Kline (3-3) McDaniet (9) and Gibbs. 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