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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Travelling to Europe for Book early Book now with ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Phone 328-3201 Herald Sports LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lowtr 7th SUMl Shopping Mall Albwta Phww 321-7411 Open 9 a.m. to p.m. Wodntaday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thuraday. Cloaad Saturdaya. Lakers slammed again The Lethbridge Lakers almost got back on the winning track but a ninth-inning grand slam home run cost them their llth loss of the season. Hi Lewis socked a grand slam to cap a five-run ninth inning to help Calgary Giants defeat Lethbridge Lakers 9-6 in an Alberta Major Baseball League game Thursday night. Lethbridge held a 6-4 lead going into the inning. Paul who relieved starter Jim Lemon in the was the winning pitcher. The loss went to Bob the third of four Lethbridge pitchers. Bob Bridges struck out 14 batters and threw a string of 24 straight strikes to give Red Deer Generals a 2-0 win over Edmonton Blockers in an Alberta Major Baseball League game Thursday night. Jim Crabb hit the first pitch of the game off losing pitcher Rick Jamieson for a home run. In the bottom of the the Blockers threatened with runners on first and third with none but Bridges struck out two batters and retired the side. In the top of the Red Deer playing-manager Marty Coil hit his sixth home run of the season to provide all the insurance bridges needed. Brian Belts had three hits for the as both teams ended up with five hits. all of Red Deer's safeties went for extra bases. the AMBL Super for Canadian players will be held at Henderson Park Saturday and Sunday. Six of the seven Barrhead Cardinals are not will battle for the right to meet another Alberta senior team for the Alberta berth in the Canadian senior Finals. Saturday at noon Calgary Giants meet Edmonton Tigers while at four the league- leading Calgary Jimmies do Battle with Edmonton Blockers. Host Lethbridge Lakers jlay Red Deer Generals at jight. Saturday's three winners tfitt have their names put into j hat with two drawn for a one game Sunday. The winner of that game meets the .earn with the bye in the .ethbridge 004 000 11 2 Calgary 300 010 10 2 Picone Brown Ohrn and Shartrand and Edwards. Lewis. SAND gravel ASPHALT SAND and GRAVEL f Construction Co. PHONE 328-8196 It's back to playing field for Dutch sides High-stepper Jim Tratch of the Lethbridge Miners high-steps it to third Thursday night in fastball action. Two comeback wins for Miners By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer If splitting a doubleheader is like kissing your the Lethbridge Miners have been kissing a lot of sisters lately. But they finally put it all together last winning both ends of a Calgary Major Men's Fastball League twin bill over the Modern Industrial Rentals of Calgary by scores of 10-8 and 6-5. Both games were comeback mind as the Miners waited until the sixth inning of the opener to score six big and trailed 5-0 in the nightcap before chucker Leavitt closed the door on the MIR boys. After a walk and an error to lead off the big sixth inning in the first the Miners got singles from Larry Jack Rich and Corrido Santoni to drive in their six runs. That put them ahead 10-6 going into the final frame. MIR rallied for two'runs in the top of the seventh before Darryl Leavitt came in to put out the fire and save the game for winning pitcher Rich Mercier. Don Dietzen blasted a home run and a triple for the locals while Garth Lamb helped out with a double and against losing pitcher Pat Frith. Bob Horgarth was the top batsman for Phone ROY MclNTOSH at 328-9271 Kino CHRYSLER DODGE 3rd Avr and 11th St. S. Phone 328-9271 chopping out a double and a single. Leavitt went the distance for the victory in the second getting stronger as the night went on. After giving up five runs in the first two he Junior Miners win squeaker VAUXHALL The Lethbridge Junior Miners called on Allan Korth to save their shirts Thursday and he did just that as the locals snuck past the Vauxhali Jets 12-11 in a Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League game in Vauxhali. Korth came in to relieve Stu Dow in what turned out to be the final and struck out two batters to retire the side and leave three Vauxhali runners stranded on the bases. Korth's effort came in the last frame of a game that was called after eight innings due to darkness. The Miners led 12-9 going into the but the Jet rally scored two runs and loaded the bases before the two strike-outs ended the drive. Dennis Hatt led the Miner attack with a three-run homer while Jim McLellan continued his steady slashing three singles in five trips to the plate. Greg Hamilton and Brian Veres chipped in with two safeties apiece. Jack Dunsmore had a home run for the who got help also from Gary Gillespie with a double and and Elmer Doerksen with two singles. Stu Dow got credit for the victory in relief of starter Jon Petrunia while Gary Gles took the loss for the Jets. allowed only three hits and shut out the Calgary team the rest of the way. The Miners got all five early runs back in the fhird inning. With bases loaded and one run across Mitch Mychasiuk belted a fly to deep right field. The Calgary fielder made what appeared to be a spectacular diving but let the ball slip out of his glove. Apparently attempting to bluff the the rightfielder held the ball up to indicate that he had made the catch. the Miner baserunners were on the and all four runs scored before the ball was returned to the infield. George Waselenak's triple' in the fifth inning drove in Mitch Mychasiuk for the go- ahead run and the locals held on in the final three frames for their doubleheader sweep. Garry Wyrostok stung los- ing pitcher John Suliak for a home run over the left field fence while Don Dietzen also boosted the local attack with a double and single. The who now sport a 10-4 season record in the will be on the road Track meet The City of Lethbridge qualifying meet for Summer Games competition will get underway tonight at 6 p.m. at the Civic Centre track. Athletes in six age classes will be battling for spots in both the Southern Alberta Summer Games and the Alberta Summer Games. Following three hours of the meet resumes Saturday morning at 10 at the Civic Centre. for their next six games. Their next action in Dave Elton Park will be on July 24 when they host the Tape Deck. Softball The Tigerettes scored five runs in the second inning and went on to down the Wild Cats 8-3 in a Squirt division game in the Lethbridge Minor Softball League playoffs Thursday. In another first round game in the Squirt the Cougars scored the winning run in the bottom of the final frame to best the Cheetahs 15- 14. In a lone Pee Wee the Devil's Angels whipped the Whizettes 20-9 to advance to the semi-finals of the double-knockout playoff tourney. Playoff action in three divisions resumes Saturday at Dave Elton Park. Meanwhile there will be exhibition action tonight when the Midget Echoes meet the Mystery who turn out to be a collection of Minor Softball League coaches and parents. That one goes at 7 p.m. at Dave Elton Park with a game between the Midget Chiefs and the Rittway Flames set to follow at eight p.m. Officials of the league are apparently having a tough time getting boys to play with the who are to represent Lethbridge in the Southern Alberta Summer Games and the Alberta Summer Games. Any boys interested in playing who are under 17 years as of last January 1 are asked to come to the ballpark tonight and get in touch with Herman the Chiefs' manager. THE HIGH COST OF BEING AN ALBERTA-CANADIAN The Independent Alberta Association is working for the re-negotiation of Alberta's position within Confederation. We believe that the cost to Albertans of being a Canadian is excessive and unfair. We intend to determine the costs of all of the present measures which cause this province to subsidize the rest of Canada. Information which will be of interest to every Albertan will appear in this space on a regular weekly basis. On the basis of June oil allowables the Federal through the oil export tax and the price is from Alberta almost per day. On a yearly basis this is costing EVERY woman and child in the province about PER YEAR enough to cover most of the taxes which we pay today. Would you like to live In a tax-free Its We invite you to write and give us your concerns and THI INDIPINDINT ALMftTA ASSOCIATION Box 6566 Box 8002 Postal Station OR Poetal Station Albarta Alborta IT'S YOUR CHOICE-AND THE LAST OPPORTUNITY FOR THAT CHOICE MUNICH Helmut Schoen and Rinus rival coaches of the West German and Dutch Football put their players back to work at training camps today before Sunday's World Cup soccer fi- nal in the Munich Olympic Stadium. With a day of rest and easy- paced workouts behind them after bruising contests Wednesday which won them places at the soccer the coaches planned more serious training and study of their opponent's strategy. Both sides held leisurely training sessions Thursday with several probable starters in the final doing little or no work. The West Germans have moved to the Munich to ease the for Bayern Munich players' goalkeeper Sepp captain Franz Gerd Uli Hoeness. Paul Breitner and Georg Schwarzenbeck. For the first two rounds of the the West Germans were in the north of the country and initially at least they came in for razzing from the crowds that produced angry reactions from even the cool Beckenbauer. Only in the last two against Sweden and did the fighting spirit of the Germans break winning them praise of the Race results CALGARY Victoria Park race results FIRST 2 year 4 furlongs. River Charmer 60.70 26.90 10.30. Pagan's Victory 10.30 Data Entry 7.20. 3-5. Fair Laustander. Castor Golden Debbie Sally Sunshine also ran. Track Brillans Scholar. SECOND 3 year 6 furlongs. Bazatha 6.00 3.40 High Octane 3.90 Handsome Cat 2.30. 2-5. Hijo Tbke also ran. DAILY Track Heel Prince. THIRD 4 year bids and up. 6 furlongs. My Son Michael 14.40 7.40 Solar Record 14.30 Skinny Dipper .11.10. 1-5. Cloud Ghants Rejected Maizie's Joy. Pop The Royal Racerific also ran. FOURTH 4 year olds and 1 1-16 miles. Summer Stan 22.20 10.40 Sandy's Splendour 5.90 Haydens Symphony 10.00. 4-5. Dan's Blue Hot Law Split Perfect Flying Speed also ran. FIFTH 3 year 6 furlongs. Hi Noon 5.60 4.40 Sheba's Echo 7.90 Orange Moon 4.10. 2-5. Merry's Hi Mister Polynesia Brown Royal Action Countess Kim also ran. SIXTH 4 year olds and 7 furlongs. Sandswift 7.60 4.60 4.00. Expediate 5.30 Award 3.50. 2-5. Win A Point. Sure Mighty Pirate's Next Coming Keen Arrow also ran. SEVENTH 4 year olds and one mile. Irish Feather 24.90 7.70 Cindy's Kin 3.70 New Governor 5.30. 1-5 Chariot King's Duke Of Alba also ran. EIGHTH 4 year olds and 7 furlongs. Julgadie 13.90 5.70 Obligation Jody Star 5.20. 4-5. Red's Whonnock May Who's Laughing. Guad's Count's Ruby Petite. The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRIDGE experts who had made them favorites for the World the applause of the home crowds. In the first when based in rural quarters at Ma- there were angry charges from German players that Schoen had cooped them monastic-style. The on the left all their problems at home and reporters have found their camp bubbling with relaxed confidence. So pleased are. they with their quarters at in the Ruhr that they have delayed their 650 kilometre journey to Munich until Saturday. The main question mark about the lineups of the finals is over Dutch winger Rob who left the field Wednesday with a badly pulled thigh muscle. He did not train but walked about the pitch at Hiltrup and said the leg felt better. doctor thinks I have a 10 per cent chance of playing on Rensenbrink said. But the Dutch team seemed reconciled to be without him. Experienced Piet recovered from a throat infection which kept him even off the substitutes bench for the Brazil was ready to move back into the lineup. Brazil and who lost their group B chance to West meet in the third- place playoff at the Olympic Stadium Saturday. Brazil's defending champions were a disheartened group when they moved into their Munich quarters. For the playoff they will be without key defender Luis expelled Wednesday after a foul on Johan Neeskens. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Eait W L Pet. GBL St. Louis .......41 36 .532 Montreal 37 37 .500 Philadelphia 39 40 .494 3 Pittsburgh..... 35 41 .461 Chicago....... 33 43 .434 New York...... 33 45 .425 Weal Los Angeles 55 25 .688 Cincinnati 45 34 .570 Atlanta........ 43 38 .531 1214 Houston....... 41 40 .506 14'A San Francisco 36 46 .439 20 San Diego..... 36 49 .424 21 Vi TODAY'S GAMES Atlanta Morton and Niekro at Chicago Frailing and Bonham Los Angeles Donning and Zahn at Montreal Renko and Montague San Diego Grief at Philadelphia Carlton St. Louis Foster at Cincinnati Norman San Francisco Barr at New York Koosman THURSDAY'S RESULTS First Montreal 000 001 4 0 Pittsburgh 010 000 7 0 Rogers and Brett and Sanguillen. Second Montreal 000 200 10 2 Pittsburgh 010 000 5 0 Blair and Hernandez Kison and Sanguillen. First Philadelphia 001 020 10 1 New York 104 000 6 0 Schueler Scare Richerl and Matlack and Grote. NY Milner Second Philadelphia 200 010 10 1 New York 000 100 5 1 Twitchell and Cox Sadecki Miller McGraw and Hodges. Los Angeles 000 100 7 0 Cincinni i 000 000 9 2 Marshall and Ferguson Borbon and Bench. Chicago 000 300 10 1 St. Louis 001 001 7 1 Stone Zamora and Curtis Garman Pena and McCarver. San Diego 000 101 6 1 San Francisco 001 200 10 1 Spillner Hardy Laxton and Bradley and Boccabella. SD Grubb McCovey SF Matthews Goodson Houston 000 000 030 8 0 Atlanta 101 000 001 14 1 Forsch Cosgrove and Krause J. Niekro House and Gates All Evans Hou Cedeno AMERICAN LEAGUE East Boston ___ GBL 551 Cleveland 532 1 Vi 2 Milwaukee New York 5 462 7 Kansas City Texas 39 4Vz .506 4Vi 5 Minnesota 34 10 .390 14 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago Bahnsen and Gossage at Detroit Coleman and Lagrow Minnesota Albury and Goltz at Milwaukee Slaton and Kansas City Briles at Boston Wise New Vork May at Texas Brown or Clyde Cleveland Peterson at California Ryan Baltimore Cuellar at Oakland Hunter THURSDAY'S RESULTS Baltimore 102 000 14 2 Boston 000 011 6 15 2 Jefferson Etchebarren Tiant Veale Johnson and Pole and Montgomery. Bal Crich Williams Bos Cooper Cleveland 000 030 383 Milwaukee 050 611 17 0 Arlin Ellingsen Wilcox and Sprague and Ashby Mil Hegan Oakland 042 020 010-9 12 0 California 000 002 5 3 Blue and Lange Lockwood Raziano Cumberland and Rodriguez. Oak Rudi Gal Llenas Texas 001 000 1 0 Minnesota 000 000 6 0 Foucault and Blyleven and Roof. Tex Harrah Minn Hisle NewYork 000 010 9 2 Detroit 003 000 8 0 Tidrow Lyle and Ray Hiller and LaMont Del Northrup SOCCER STANDINGS World Cup W T L F A PI Group A Netherlands...... 300806 Brazil 2 0 1 3 3 4 Argentina......... 012271 East Germany... 012141 Group B West Germany.. 300726 Poland............. 201324 Sweden........... 102462 Yugoslavia........ 003260 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD Complete Tire and Service 402 1st Ave. S. Phone 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;