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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta WWIJ Travelling to Europe for Book early Book now with ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Mill Phone 328-3201 Herald- Sports LETHBRIOQE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lover Level 7th Shopping Mill Phora 328-7411 HOMEAND OFFICE SAFES RICK ERVIN photo In plenty of pain Kent Peterson of the Lethbndge Lakers dislocated his shoulder Sunday and could be out three weeks. Give up 30 runs on 40 lose Peterson Lakers take it on the chin twice By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor The Lethbridge Lakers' weekend successes should appear on the front page of this family along with all the other disasters seeking to break a slump that sees them 3-10 on the received little help from the visiting Red Deer Generals Generals threw their entire arsenal at the Laker pitching and when they were done they had chalked up 17-6 and 13-6 victories In running up the 30 runs they pounded 40 22 Saturday night in their 17-6 win over the Lakers and Les Ohrn and another 18 Sunday as Paul Sullivan lost While the scorekeeoer was having his hands full tallying up the weekend Laker officials had yet another how to replace Kent Peterson a gung-ho dove headlong into First base in the seventh inning Df Sunday's game and besides a bad received a shoulder separation and will be out indefinitely But the whole story of the weekend pair was the Red Deer bats Saturday as they scored six times in the second they came up with five doubles and a home run Over the course of the entire game they had 10 extra base hits Phil Urabe enjoyed a five- for six night at the plate with a double and four singles Winning pitcher Brian McCook laid the lumber to a home run and three singles Jim Crabb managed a triple and two doubles Tim Negrello paced the Lakers with a double and two singles while Gary Picone and Rob Roy chipped in with two safeties each the Generals just picked up where they left off as they had five extra-base blows including home runs by again and pitcher Bob Bridges Marty the playing stroked a pair of Sullivan delivers Paul Sullivan was hit hard Sunday in a 13-6 setback KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI I W SAVE COME IN AND MAKE A DEAL WHILE THEY 750cc3cyl.R9g.2195 SALE M 795 SALE M 549 SALE Ml95 SALE M 095 250 cc Endiiro Reg. SALE '1059 Limited Supply LETHBRIDGE 13th St. and a wo sold KARDIEVILLE ROAD PIMM 327-6117 KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI doubles and a like number of singles for the winners Al McKee managed a double and two singles Five other players each had two singles -for the Generals Roy stroked three singles for the Lakers while Neil Bozak pounded out a two-run home run Lakers meet Calgary Giants tonight at Henderson at eight o clock Despite the fact the locals took it on the chin they were able to save at least one starter for tonight and Thursday m Calgary against the Jimmies Watson takes Western OAK BROOK 111 For once Tom Watson didn't have to explain how victory had eluded him anybody ask me 'what he told reporters after his come from behind victory in the Western open golf tournament Sunday who had been close many times came from six strokes back with a last-round best score of the clinch his first professional tournament by two strokes over J C Snead and Tom Weiskopf Watson's total was three strokes over par on the Butler National Golf Club course It was the third consecutive week on the pro tour that the winning score was above the first time in recent history that had happened Snead had a last-round 72 in gusty winds and third-round leader Weiskopf blew to an in- credible 77 have no said who led Snead by five strokes and Watson by six when the day's play started played very Watson collected from the total purse of pushing his winnings to for the fourth on the money winning list Ben Kern of shot a 79 Sunday for a 305 which earned him George Knudson of Toronto Randy Maxwell will toe the mound tonight with Jerry Veres possibly getting the nod Thursday Mike Buist saw weekend action on the mound as did Picone Tony Cameron struck out 13 batters and tossed a five hitter to give Calgary Giants a 3-1 win over Edmonton Blockers Saturday night in an Alberta Major Baseball League game Mike Bullock went the dis- tance for giving up only three hits But one was a lead off homerun by Bob Papworth Bullock also was hurt by eight walks as Giants scored their other two runs in the third inning to take a 3-0 lead the Blockers pound- ed out four home runs but still lost to the Giants by a score of 6-4 Bruce Gullett smashed two homers for the Blockers and Mike Bullock and Brian Belts each added but all came with the bases empty Calgary winning pitcher Tim Carnllo allowed three other hits all singles John Edwards belted a homer to lead Calgary's eight hit attack against losing pitcher Rick Jamieson John Self smashed two home runs Saturday night to lead Calgary Jimmies to a 6-3 victory over the visiting Barrhead Cardinals in another contest Self hit a solo homerun in the sixth and then clouted a three run blast in the next in- ning to snap a 3-3 tie and give Calgary the win Rick Towery won his fourth straight game for allowing five hits and fanning 10 batters Loser Gavin Long gave up seven hits On Barrhead received key hits and great pitching to down the Jimmies 4-1 The Cardinals struck for all their runs in the fifth sparked by a three run homer by Terry Hendley LINE8CORES SATURDAY Generals 060 001 217-17 22 2 Lakers 000 300 201- 6 13 5 Cardwell and Orrtn Bulst and Bozak HRs McCook Generals Sullivan Lakers SUNDAY Generals 110 002 18 0 Lakers 002 000 400- 693 Bridges and Sullivan Picone and Bozak HRs McCook Bridges Generals Bozak Amber Herod proves to be Rowntree's best mudder TORONTO Gil Rowntree had pre-conceived visions of Queen's Plate grandeur hours before the big race when Amber Herod took an unscheduled mudbath at Woodbine knew then for sure he was a Rowntree said at a news gathering Saturday following Ambei Herod's victory in the 115th running of the North America's contin- uously run stakes race all I could think about at the time was three hours of grooming gone to added the trainer The mud-spattered bay colt was hardly recognizable alter streaking along the rail and out of the pack at the head of the stretch while gaming a IVz-Iength win over Native Aid Rushton's Corsair was an- other head farther back in the field of 14 Canadian-foaled three-year olds with the favored Police Car in a half length farther up the field vying for a record purse of richest ever horse race in Canada Jack Stafford's red-and- white silks appeared chocolate-coated as jockey Robin Platts returned to the winner's circle to be wel- comed by Stafford and Queen Mother Elizabeth who presented the Queen's Plate trophy and 50 guineas to the owner It marked the second straight year Stafford had shared the winner's circle with royalty Last when his Royal Chocolate romped home in the Queen did the honors The victory in front of well under the ex- pected because of rain that fell through the early part of the was worth to Stafford Native owned by George C Hendne and ridden by Sandy took home second-place money of Third-place Rushton's owned by A W Minshall with Wayne Green up took home 50 Police the 7-to-5 favorite with Lloyd Duffy aboard for E P Taylor's Wmdfields had fourth- place money of 25 Amber moderately backed at 9 to 1 leaving the returned 20 and 60 Native Aid had a pay of 30 and and Rushton's Corsair paid 20 to show Following the in or- were Lincoln Lovely Muddy Rash Alberta swimmers shine BC The Canadian Junior Synchronized Swimming Championships wound up Sunday with the Quebec YWCA team taking most of the including the inter provincial trophy The figures competition on Sunday wound up with twin sisters Lynne and Lena Carrier of Quebec City topping the field followed by Katy Hommel of the Calgary Glencoe Club in third place In the individual aggregate Lynne Carrier who had won both the solo and figures became the triple crown with her twin following close behind Kern Draft of the Calgary Aquabelles was followed by Katy Judy DeGroot of the Aquabelles and Sandra MacDermott of Quebec City The Douglas Inter Provincial Trophy for the top provincial place was won by Quebec with 53 Alberta was second with 47 while British Columbia had 15 and Ontario collected five Earlier in the Lynne and Lena Carrier had combined to win the Duet Trophy for the second year and the Calgary Aquabelles had defended their team title Noble Conversation and Doctor McKay The time of two minutes 91- 5 seconds was the slowest Queen's Plate running since Flowerful posted a 2 11 in winning the 1926 Plate he laid down in the I figured he must like said trainer Rowntree of the pre-race episode on the backstretch just after the horses left the tunnel leading from shed row to the racing paddock was his sign of approval Optimists sweep series The Lethbndge Junior Optimists won all three games as they hosted Calgary's top junior the Main Service Stars for a set of exhibition softball contests over the weekend Val Price's six hitter stumped the Calgary team in the first contest and Ev Dow had a double and two singles to lead the local attack as the Junior Optimists took a 14-4 decision Sue Gash added three singles and Sonja Smeland belted a double and single against losing pitcher Wendy Krenzel In the second the locals tagged three Calgary pitchers for 17 hits while Sherry Gardin scattered on'y five en route to a 17-6 victory Gardin led the attack with a home double and single while Sonja Smeland added a triple and two singles Val Price had a triple and double as well The closest the Calgary girls came was in the third game when they went down to a 10-6 defeat Val Price won her second game of the series scattering eight hits while belting a triple and two singles herself Sue Gash had three more of the Optimists 12 hits all singles The Jr now sporting a 13 2 season record will now take part in the Alberta Junior Championships to be held in Calgary this weekend The winner of that tournament will travel to Burlington Ontario for the first Canadian Junior Championships ELRICH TIRE SPORT ALBERTA Red Edm A Edm Ih Dl Sout D Cal Cal 11 NATIONAL LEAGUE GBL St 2 7 New 10 Los 11 14 San San 20 MONDAY'S RESULTS Houston 000 200 13 0 Atlanta 000 000 5 1 D Wilson and M May Niekro Leon Fnsella and Dates Chicago 020 000 4 11 4 Montreal 230 121 16 3 Bonham Frailmg Burns Zamora and Swisher McAnal- ly and Stmson HR Mil Bailey RESULTS SUNDAY Pittsburgh 11 3 Philadelphia 8 2 St Louis 5-5 Chicago 2-3 Montreal 1 Chicago 2 Atlanta 7 Cincinnati 3 Los Angeles 5 San Francisco 3 Houston 3-5 San Diego 1-6 2nd game 11 innings RESULTS SATURDAY New York 4 St Louis 0 Los Angeles 6 San Francisco 4 Pittsburgh 6 Philadelphia 3 Cincinnati 2 Atlanta 1 Chicago 2 Montreal 1 Houston 3 San Diego 0 MONDAY'S RESULTS First Milwaukee 000 001 6 0 Cleveland 000 003 6 0 Wnght and Porter Bosman Beene and Duncan HR Cle Hendnck Second Milwaukee 001 010 010-3 9 0 Cleveland 003 020 12 2 Rodriguez Travers Champion and Moore Peterson Buskey Wilcox and Ellis Duncan HRs Cle Ellis HendncK New York 100 002 9 0 Detroit 000 011 7 1 Medich Upshaw and Dempsey Coleman Miller and LaMont HRs NY Blomberg Det-Oglivie G Brown Northrup Boston 301 000 11 1 Baltimore 200 000 9 2 Lee Seoul and Montgomery Alexander Jackson Reynolds and Etchebarren HRs Bos Cooper Bal Williams Kansas City 020 042 14 0 Chicago 000 000 5 0 Dal Canton and Healy Bahnsen Tatum Pitlock and Herrmann HRs KC Pateck McRae Rojas Texas 001 000 9 0 Minnesota 000 100 12 1 J Brown and Sundberg Decker B Campbell and Borgmann HRs Harrah Oakland 000 200 8 1 California 002 000 6 0 Hamilton Fingers and Haney Ryan and Egan Rodriguez rIE DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. 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