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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Monday, July t, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 IT'S ALL Bill Kostiuk of the Southern ton, in Car 74, is nipped at the finish line by Vern Water Alberta Auto Racers signals, with his checkered flag, -field of Taber. that another race has come to an end. George Barring- Roberts Enjoys His Best Evening Oertli Makes Presence Felt It couldn't have been better for stock car racing Sunday evening. The weather was near per- fect as sat in on proceed- ings and were treated to an outstanding evening of racing. As has become the rule rather than the exception not any one driver is dominating fee scene each week thus far in the 1970 Southern Alberta Auto Hating season. Ralph OertU, who started quickly as the season got undfer way and then seemed to level off, was hotter than the pro- verbial three dollar pistol Sunday. Performing before the best gathering of the season, Oertli whizzed by flagman Bill Kos- tiuk no less than three times One Ticket Earns PHILADELPHIA (AP) One lucky bettor at Liberty Bell Race Track Saturday celebrated the U.S. Inde- pendence Day holiday with a bang. He held the only winning ticket, worth on an exacts combination involv- ing four horses. The bettor combined Last Stone and Never Serious in the eighth race with Ibis Is- land and Seasoned Traveller in the ninth. WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.M. EXHIBITION PAVILION ABDULLAH VI BELAFONTE plui GIRIS 4 more big bouts for tfe coveted checkered flag. Driving his V-8 Sportman Oertli romped home ahead of the pack in two heats and then capped off the evening with a victory to the Sportsman main event as he took his turn for a big outing. In "B" class competition point leader Jack Tiffen jusl untracked and Jack Roberts couldn't watched1 get as Heggedal Hot, Sparks Victory The Creighton Cubs hosted the Enchant Red Sox for a dou- bleheader Sunday in the City Recreation Senior Base ball League. In the first game the Rec Sox went through four pitch- ers, but could not stop the hare hitting Cubs, losing the contest 16-6. Dennis King gained the win pitching the full nine innings while Wayne Hart was nailed with the loss. Howie Heggedal led the Cubs up at bat by stroking five safe- ties in five limes at bat. Athpl Thomas, Dale Stuckey and Bill Persley followed closely by pok- ing out tries. four safeties in five Keith Olsen was the only bat- ter for the Red Sox to connect rapping out three hits. Enchant came alive in the second encounter playing strong all through the game, mt were squeezed out in the bottom of the ninth inning for he win. The Red Sox led the game (-4 until the bottom of the ninth inning where the Cubs tied the game and took the victory 6-5 after Athol Thomas tripled WHATS GOT INTO THE HONDA 100's? This year, two great new 100-cc Honda motorcycles are jelling so fast we honestly have trouble keeping them in stock! Powered by high-revving overhead cam single cylinder 4-stroke engines, they actually perform like 125-cc twins, while retaining the simplicity and easy handling of smaller bikes. CB-100 Super Sports: Telescopic fork and rear swinging arm suspension absorb bumps and give superb comfort and trolled handling. Easy highway riding to 72 mph. 51-100 Motosport: Extra strong double cradle tubular frame, big ground clearance, bare damper springs, and many other features for rugged off-the-road or highway driving. See and test drive a Honda 100 todayl LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE 1307 3rd AVENUE SOUTH Distributed by: Simpkins Honda ltd., Vancouver and scored of Jim Campbell's single. Greg Lazaruk gained the mound verdict, while Vern Vir ostek suffered the loss. Athol Thomas stroked three safeties for the Cubs to help gain the victory. The Miners, the oilier Leth bridge entry In the league, did not fare so well, dropping two games .in Brooks. Brooks Lions shutout the Mi ners 4-0 in the first game let by the two hit pitching of Me Myers. Randy Wolstoncroft took the loss on the mound for the Mi- ners. Steve Beblow paced the Lions up at the plate rapping out two singles. In the second encounter Brooks edged Che locals 4-3 in a hard fought battle. Bobby Gooder started the game, but was relieved in the top of the ninth inning for a pinch hitter while the score was 2-2. Randy Maxwell faced the Einal Lions batters in the bot- tom of the ninth and allowed one run to take the loss. Char- lie Besplug pitched a fine game to gain the victory. Ernie Kos was the big hitter for the Lions rapping out three rits while Larry Edwards was Jie top man up at bat for the Minors with a double and a sin- gle. Elsewhere in league play, Vulcan picked up two victories from Pincher Creek. In the first contest Roy El- mer paced the Vulcan on the i mound gaining a 12-0 shutout over the Pincher crew. Alf Gorzitza took the loss. Roy Elmer was the big man up at the plate getting three hits for the win. Charlie Sjogren led his crew to a 15-6 win in the second game. Fred Burley was the big hitter for the Giants with a tri- ple and three singles. League action will resume Wednesday night when the Lethbridge Miners will host En- chant in a night duel. Big Day For Bobby PARRY SpUND, Ont. The population of this commu- nity of 5.736 swelled todav to an estimated for Bobby Orr Day. The National Hockey League's outstanding def e n c e- man with Boston Bruins at- tended a luncheon, then set off for a parade through the com- munity. Later he was to attend a din- ner in his honor. Bobby Orr Day started offi- cially in the morning when the trophies the 22-year-old player won during the 1969-70 season went on d i s p 1 a y in Parry Sound'i regional library. emerged with the lion's share of the spoils. Roberts battled his way to victory in the main event after capturing the speed dash. Wayne Bailey and Lindy Smith made sure Tiffen wasn't going to win on this particular evening as they won the other two heats respectively. Two visiting cars made the gathering sit up and take notice in "C" class racing. Vern Wakefield of Taber crossed the finish line first in an early heat and then held on to win the main event with strong pressure from George Harrington. George Gordon of Brooks also won himself a heat in "C" competition while Barrington, Lamar NavratU, and Stan Pas- chuk won the other heats. Bar- rington's victory came in the A full slate of races will take place again next Sunday evening. Gilbert Came But Not Enough Zarley Wins Canadian LONDON, Ont. (CP) Kei mil Zarley smiled Sunday as h came off the lath green at thf London Hunt and Country Clu after fashioning a five-under par 67. There were contenders on th course behind him, but only miracle could have prevents him from winning the Canadia open golf championship, th Canadian funds that g to the first-place finisher, am the Seagram's Gold Cup. While better-known pros lik Chi Chi Rodriguez, Labron Har ris Jr., Art Wall Jr. and Georg Archer -were losing strokes t par on the lush par 7 course, Zarley charged from four strokes off the pace for 279 total and his second victor, since joining the tour in 1964. "I feel like Silky Sullivan today coming from that far back. I had to do the same thing to win the Zarley said back in the clubhouse awaiting official word that h was the Canadian Open winner He was referring to the one time wonder hor'se from the West Coast who specialized coming from several lengths back of the field to win. THIS WAS REPEAT He also was four strokes be- hind leader Dave Marr when he charged back to win the Kaise International Open in January 1968. The he pocketed Sun day was more than he earne< on the tour last year when he finished with just over was 73rd on the money-earning list and had to qualify to go on the tour this year. His best fin ishes this year had been a sev enth in the Texas Open and a 15th at the Los Angeles Open His 1970 earnings of place him 77th on the money list. Three strokes back of ttie 28 year-old pro from Houston Tex., was first-round leader Gibby Gilbert of Fort Lauder dale, Fla., who set a course rec ord 65 Thursday. He earned sec ond-place money of Rodriguez, from Puerto Rico co-leader with Harris after Sat urday's third round, and Bob Stone of Independence, Mo. shared third-place money o each with scores of 283 five under par. Harris, from Stillwater, Okla. was alone in fifth place at 28- followed by Phil Rodgers of LaJolla, Calif., at 25. In at 286 Short Sport SMEAR RETURNS MONTREAL (CP) Steve Smear, a defens i v e lineman from Penn State, has returned to the Montreal Alouettes foot- ball training camp after an ab- sence of nine days. Smear, 23, walked out of the Als camp at nearby Vaudrsuil after saying he was homesick and there was no fun left in football for him. FATAL ATTACK RICHMOND, Va. Lovelace of Newport News, Va., one of stock car racing's better drivers, died Friday night fol- lowing an apparent heart at- tack after competing in a first- heat, race at Southside Speed- way. RINDT GAINS LEAD CLERMONT FERRAND, France (AP) Jochen Rindt of Australia won the French Grand Prix for Formula 1 cars Sunday and took over the lead of the world driving championship. Hindi, in a Lotus, was fol- owed across the finish line by Chris Amon of New Zealand in a March and Jack Brabham of Australia in a Brabham. SECOND STRAIGHT MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) )onna Caponi's four-foot putt or two over par on the final mle Sunday gave her a second itraight U.S. Women's Open Jolf Championship by one :troke over Sandra Spuzich and j'andra Haynie. LARGE AUDIENCE VANCOUVER (CP) Atten- dance totalled Sunday for an open house at Empire Sta- dium as the public got its first look at the stadium's new ar- tificial track and turf. WINS BUT LOSES VANCOUVER (CP) -Ross Ellison of Vancouver P o i n Grey shot a two under-par 7( Sunday for a two'- round 142 and first place in the Vancou- ver Invitational Golf Tourna- ment but lost a playoff for a spot on the British Colum b i a team for Willingdon Cup play. KNOCKOUT WIN BUENOS AIRES (AP) Oscar Bonavena knocked out James Woody of New York in the fifth round of their sched- uled 10-round heavyweight fight Saturday night. Bonevena, ranked first by the World Boxing Association, worked on his opponent's body, while Woody fought back with short and ineffective punches. Cinches League With Victories Milk River wrapped up the first place spot in the Southern Alberta Midget Baseball League this weekend by taking two victories over Pincher Creek. In the first game Jim Chap- man pitched his team to a 15-14 win while Elaine Schrempp ;ook the loss. The second game, Stewart Saga picked up the 15-10 vic- tory while Neil Clelland suffer- ed the loss. ATTENTION VACATION MOTORISTS Don't Start Your Vacation Trip Without A RADIATOR FLUSH Save yourself unncessary roadside stops due to heated engine we can perform thii work for you expertly and efficiently with our modern equip- ment! CAR NEED A TUNE-UP? Ernie Rosvold our licensed mechanic is the Best Up Specialist in Southern Alberta. All work Guaran- teed! El Raneho FEXACO] Service 6th Ave., M.M. Drive Phone 327-5406 were Bob Murphy of Jackson- ville, Fla., John Miller of San Francisco, Steve Spray of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wall of Hones- dale, Pa., and Archer from Gil- roy, Calif. The only Canadian threat going into Sunday's final 18 holes, amateur Gary Cowan of Kitchener, Ont., shot himself out of contention on Sunday's front nine. Two Dream Shots In. Same Round KANSAS CITY (AP) Hayden Holmberg, 34, whose golf game averages in the 80s, scored a hole in one on the seventh hole of an Independence Day holi- day tournament Saturday and before the round was over aced another hole, No. 15. The first came on a 174- yard hole and the second on a 184-yar'd layout, both par- three holes. lie was three over par on the first after hitting his tee shot into a water hazard, and scored an eight on the par-four fifth, finishing the front nine in 43, seven over par, and the tourna- ment at 290, two over par. Another amateur, Nick Wes- lock of Burlington, Ont., paced the eight Canadians at 289. Touring pros George Knudson and Gary Bowertnan were in a group with Cowan at 290 while Al Balding of Toronto was with nine others at 292, four over. Amateur Wayne McDonald of Brampton, Ont., finished at 294. f HIDING SYSTEM SERVICE- tor safety and fuil tire life An offer from Canada's largest brake specialists. 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