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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Bonavena beaten in 15lh Ali proved some things by going all the way Tuesday, Docombor 8, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HCRAID 7 (MVSVI- ONE IN THS WINDPIPE Argentina's Oscar Bonavena drives a hard right to the throat of Muhammad Ali in first round of their 15 round Madison Square Garden bout Monday night. Ali won a 15th round TKO from the Argen- tina strongman. Orioles' staff tops at most BOSTON (AP) Baltimore's world-champion Orioles gained most of the American League's 3970 pitching honors, official records released today by the league office show. The Baltimore staff led the league in carned-run average for the second straight year al- though its 3.15 mark was not as good as the 1969 figure of 2.83. Individually, the Orioles' big three of Mike Cuellar Dave McNally (24-9) and Jim Kasting shatters state record The Lethbridgc Lions Ama- teur Swimming club travelled to Great Falls, Montana over the weekend and came home with their share of medals and ribbons. Nine Canadian and Ameri- can teams took part in the af- fair with th; Lions club enter- ing 20 competitors who brought home some 49 medals and rib- bons. Wendy Kasting was out- standing for the local swim- mers bringing home five medals in the girls 13-14 divi- sion. Included in this fine per- formance she smashed the Mon- tana open age group 100 yard backstroke in a time of Tim Emerson was also brilli- ant as he grabbed seven med- als and three ribbons swim- ming in the boys 11-12 cate- gory. Swimmers with four medals to their credit were Barry Emerson, Susan Hunt and Norm Kastings. Emerson also picked up one ribbon and Kast- ings three ribbons along with their medals. Other medal winners were Wendy Tuk two medals and two ribbons, Leslie Johnson with two medals, Lornc Kcmmet vifh two medals and three rib- bons, and Shirley Van Dyke mid Joan Gram who both picked up a medal and one ribbon. Palmer (20-10) became the first trio of 20-game winners on one club since 1956 and also led in various other departments. Cuellar led in complete games with 21 and winning percentage at .750. Palmer pitched five shutouts to share top honors with Chuck Dobsor. o! Oakland Athletics and tied with Sam McDowell of Cleveland Indiana for most innings pitched at 305. Cuellar, McNally and Minne- sota's Jim Perry (24-12) shared the lead in games won. Joining them and Palmer in the 20-vic- tory club were California An- gels' Clyde Wright New York Yankees' Fritz Peterson (20-11) and McDowell giving the league seven 20-game winners for its highest total since 1920, when there were 10. McDowell led the league in strikeouts for the third consecu- tive season and the fifth time in the last six years. The fireball- ing left-hander fanned 304 bat- ters, lifting his career total to Individual earned-run average honors among pitchers who hurled 162 or more innings went to Oakland's Diego Segui. The veteran right-hander started 19 games and relieved on 28 occa- sions, just making the required 162 innings and posting a 2.56 ERA. Palmer was next at 2.71. Minnesota Twins' bullpen ace, Ron Perranosid, broke his own record for saves with 34. Minor puck Brian Conrad feed home three markers as the Royals downed the Eskimos 8-2 in midget league action. Rod Vaykovich chipped in with two goals while singletons went to Garry Craik and Randy Joevenazzo. Lyle Vogal and Tom Keve- dor scored for the Eskimos. MOVES AHEAD NEW YORK (AP) Lee Trovino moved ahead of Billy Casper as the Professional Golf- ers association tour's top. money winner after a third- place tie in the Coral Springs Open. WAN'NA SEE A SURE WINNER FOR 1971 the Public Showing of Scamper Ctiiitjiers and Motor Homes. COMING SOON DEC. 12 and 13 PrebCo RECREATION VEHICLES NEW YORK (CP) Moham- mad AU proved several things when he scored a 15th-round technical knockout over Oscar Bonavena in Madison Square Garden Monday night. He proved he could come back after being in dire straits; he proved he had the stamina, after his absence from the ring, to go the distance, and he proved to the dismay of his partisan supporters that his face could be marked. But did he prove he is ready for Joe Frazier, the recognized world heavyweight champion? Bonavena said he will bet all his money on Ali and Frazier had better watch out; Ali said he can't wait, and Frazier said: "I'll be ready for him so he had tetter put on his dancing shoes." So, if all goes well, the scene is set for the most lucrative boxing extravaganza in history ?10 million-plus promotion. The Garden, and a few other promoters, have their fingers crossed that they may be the successful bidder. "Three weeks rest, three weeks training, six weeks and I'll be ready for Frazier." That, unofficially, was Ali's timetable for his long-awaited fight against Frazier for the world heavyweight title. Ali was slightly marked under the right eye after the fight, the first time he had been marked during his career. He now is 31- 0. Bonavena, who suffered his first knockout in his career, is 47-7-1. AU weighed 212 and Bon- avena 204. "I did have trouble in the late Ali said. "I was tired, but it was my skill, timing and stamina that pulled me through. "I needed the work. It was the type of fight to see it I could go the distance, to see if I could take a punch and give one." He chided reporters, many of whom had wondered in print if Ali still had the punch to handle Frazier. At Monticello, N.Y., Frazier said Ali was "right on target" with the left hook that started him on the way to his knockout over Bonavena in the 15th round. Frazier watched the fight in New York's Madison Square Garden on a closed-circuit tele- vision screen at Monticello Raceway. "That was a good round for Frazier said. "But until the 15th I had given Oscar every round. I thought Clay fought dirty, pushing Oscar around and everything like that." ROUND TAKEN AWAY The fight started out as a brawl with Bonavena landing a left hook below the belt and Ali throwing Bonavena to the canvas. Bonavena re- peated his first infraction and referee Mark Conn ordered the round taken away from him. Clay connected with a couple of one-two combinations in the second round, but Bonavena kept bulling his way in and was connecting with Mild left hooks near the end of the round. Tire third round had the Mar- quis of Quecnsberry turning in his grave1. Ali heaved Bonavena through the ropes twice and taunted him throughout the round. But the Argentine kept up his bull-like charges and was doing his own little dirty-work in the clinches. But Ali was piling up the points despite the infractions on both sides. Then, starting in the fourth, the Argentine started finding the range. Bonavena nailed Ali with a wild left hook and after a little rough-housing on the side, had Ali hanging on at the bell. The trend continued until the round that Ali -had predicted he would knock out then the packed house in the Garden was treated to the wildest three minutes ol boxing seen in many a day. Tlie crowd was on its feet when the round started, expect- ing Ali to come through as he had so many times before. HAD ALI IN TROUBLE Ali staggered Bonavena with ,a savage left hook and it looked as though the Argentine was on his way down. But when Ali ap- peared to move in for the fin- isher, he was nailed with a Bon- avena right hand that had him in trouble. The two battlers exchanged blows for a two-minute period with both being staggered sev- eral times and the packed house going wild. The final punch of the round was a solid left hook by Bonavena that caught AU coming in. Ah' managed to stay away from Bonavena for the next four rounds, outboxing him along the way. And then came the unex- pected finish. Bonavena came charging out for the final round. Then out of nowhere, Ah' exploded a left hook on the Argentine's jaw and he dropped like a fallen tree. He took the mandatory eight count arid a left-right Ah' combination laid him flat on his back again. Buchanan fast, Paduano falls NEW YORK (CP) Donato Paduano, Canadian welter- weight champion from Mont- real, was given some of his own medicine Monday night and went down to his first defeat in 23 fights, losing a unanimous 10-round decision to lightweight champion Ken Buchanan ot Scotland in a non-title fight at Madison Square Garden. "I've never met anyone as fast as Paduano said after the fight. Some of Paduano's 22 victims said the same thing after meet- ing the 21-year-old Italian-Cana- dian. Paduano won his first 22 fights as a professional with his lightning hands and constant at- tack on his way to the Canadian championship and a No. 3 posi- tion in the world welterweight rankings. Buchanan showed even more speed than Paduano Monday Bowling scores CAPRI BOWL FRIDAY SCHOOLS Garry Lohuis 166; Sandra Hamilton 155; Kim Prindle 173; Mlchele McLean 177; Tom Passcy 204; David Tolh 223, Bev passey lal; Lanette czember 160; Rick Barva 253 Rick Mac- Lean 193. C.D.M. John Folk 258 Gen Szllagyl 276; Rick Barva 276; Ted Teller 304 Geo Furo 282 Wally Krucnkyvicti 259; Cheryl Prosk 252; Betty Van Gall 231; Cheryl Donald- son 211; Leith Teller m. BANTAM GIRLS Cathy Roberts 144; Lori Hamilton 152; Leslie Killlns 169; Diane Rollinson 168; Darcy Tamayose 151. BANTAM BOYS Michael Sharun 195; Doug Hender- son 200; Kim Tinordi 203; Pat Naka- ma 172; Rod Malchow 209. YBC JRS AND SRS Les Ericksen 226; Linda Malcomson 207; Bernie Pohl 20fi; Carolyn Passey 224; Baden Pilling 243 (4551; John No- vak 284 John Daykin 214; Lori Smeed 224; Pat Lengyel 209 Sharon Povev 193. YOUNG ADULTS Rick Larson 316 Klaus Wit- zke 263 Darren Lagler 278 Ken Larson 281 Dennis Smith 294 Alma Oberg 289 Linda Malcomson 223 Darlene Terry 216; Marie Waselenak 217 Suzan McDonald 206. 6LENDALE BOWL SHOPPERS WORLD Dena Smilh 31! Jean Passey 255 Dorothy Sorenson 258; Bea Salmon 269; Irene Lynde 221; Claudia Price 261; Opal Taylor'211; Irene Seitz 223; Pat Leclafre 278; Alice Gier 231; Gladys Berglund 224; Sandy Scat- tergood m. VASA LODGE MIXED Rick Larson 244 Berry J41 Arvid Oseen 216 Bud Grsulfe 183 Nick Bianchl 205; Wilt Ness 251; Doug Higland 207; Peggy McLaren 226. SOUTH ALTA. PRODUCE Dorolhy Olshaski 257 Fred Thomson 273; John Scaitergood Jr. 232; Wally Mysyk 239; Layne Baceda 260; Marlene Tremel 268; Neil Clark 224; Graham Scattergood 239; Ed Stan- ko 271; Bob Olshaski 236; Myrna Ol- ihsskl 249; Sandy Scattergood 243; Dale Fitzsimmonds 321 Doreen Jensen 270 Dieter Bechtold 211: Clarence Trempl 222. BOISE CASCADE Judy Harnack 251 Vance Ko- vacs 286; Bill Royle 261; Dave Wad- dell 223; Rick Coldwail 245; Cyril Mees 220. KIMURAS MIXED Willis Weslerpreen 279; Ruth John- son 263 Bill Roth, 261; Ed Stan- ko 223; Chuck Ober 244; Randy Larve 247; Melody Ives 281. HAY AGENCIES Sandy Scatlerqood 374 Elea- nor Fenton 261 Ruby Oseen 267; Mary Boouskv 246: Isla Welsh 25B; Mart Neely 221; OlUc Palmer 203; Joyce Slinson 30J; M. Hamilton 200; A. Prnegger J04; Marg Held 213; Lou- Ise Ober 201; Jackie" Clark 206; Flo Nyquist 206. TRACYS STYLISTS Ruby Oseen Dot Anderson 241; Ev Coutts 26! Jeari Passey 267 P. Narlin 261 Ber- nico Hav 220; Irene Lvnde 223; Gladvs Field 229; Sandy Scattergood 242; Judy Harnack 233; S. Wallace 235; A. Niebe 225; Rita Salmon' 200; M. Oliver 243. YBC Wendy 260; Gloria Lazarick I MO. OWTOWN BOWLADROME I JUNIOR TEN PINNERS Roger carrier 187, Morgan Slllitto 181, Randy Sillilto 188, Charles List 178, Jim Burris 168, Corinne Komc-tz 169, Jack Domier 160. 'Murray Viewers 159, Robert Bobak 155, Bev stenbeck 151, George Conner 148, Stan May 146. GENERAL STEWART BR. NO. 4 LEGION SPORTS EVENTS JITNEY TURKEY DARTS Thursday, Dec. I Oth p.m. DOMINO TOURNEY Saturday til p.m. MEMBERS AND GUESTS WEI COME night and also eluded the fast Montrealer with lightning fool- work and amazing bobbing and weaving on his way to a lop- sided decision in the semi-final battle to the fight between Mu- hammad Ali, former world heavyweight champion, and Oscar Bonavena of Argentina. Referee Zack Clayton scored the fight eight rounds for Bu- chanan, one round for Paduano and one even. Judge Joe Kppy had it 6-3-1 and judge Jack Gor- don scored it 8-2. The Canadian Press had it 7-3 for Buchanan. A dejected Paduano, inter- viewed after the fight, made no claim to victory but said the margin was not as large as the judges scored it. Paduano, 146, outweighed the 25-year-old Scottish carpenter by 10 pounds. Paduano now has a 22-1 won- lost record while Buchanan, who won the lightweight title in an upset spEt decision over Is- mael Laguna in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26, has a 38-1 record. ALI A LITTLE PREMATURE Muhhamad Ali raises his arms in triumph after felling Oscar Bonavena for the second time in the 1 5th round at Madison Square Garden Mon- day night. Referee Mark Conn tries to get Ali to a neutral corner.___________________ U of L, Saints triumphant In the first of two games played in the City Eecreation Hockey League last night the U of L Chinooks increased then- league lead to four points as they dumped the M and K Gen- erals 5-3. Meanwhile in the second en- counter of the evening St. Bas- il's moved up the ladder as they trimmed Purity Bot- tling 54. Gary Smith and Tim Negrello rammed in two goals apiece to lead the Chinooks over the Gen- erals, while Dennis Allen aided the cause with a first period marker. For the Generals Wes Wiebe, Al Willis and Tex Wiebe man- aged to blink the light once each in a losing cause. The two clubs split the 10 penalties called in the contest. Your NEW Authorized Dealer JEEP" TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS MOTORS CO. LTD. 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