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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Saturday, July I, 1772 Geddes, Murrell lead locals in amateur Graham grabs lead with two-under par 69 By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer To Alberlans, (lie Alberta amateur golf championship Is their very own Canadian open. So it Is only right if a Graham Is leading the Canadian Open a Graham should be leading the Alberta amateur. Lou Graham and Dave Hill readied the half way mark at the Canadian Open deadlocked for top spot. They're playing In Fort Erie, Ont. Don Graham, of Medicine Hat, has tilings all to himself and he's playing Bt Henderson Lake Golf Club. Graham, who was a member of the Alberla Willington Cup team last year, got off on the right foot In defence of his spot on ths team Friday with two- under par 69 nt Henderson Lake In the first round of the 54-hole Alberta amateur golf championship. Play resumed nt this morning willi another 18 holes set for Sunday for the low 40 after today's action. Some 117 GRAHAM LEADS WAY Don Graham, of the Con- naught Golf Club in Medicine Hat, poinli to his firs) round lead icore of 69 Friday. Graham leads the Alberta Ama- teur golf championship by three strokes after the -first 18 holef. -Ed Finlay photo Next come the Russians Bobby Hull will play in game HALIFAX (CP) If the World Hockey Association has done nothing else, it has given hockey players "a terrific bar- gaming Bobby Hull, the former Chicago Black Hawks super star said Friday. Hull, who recently signed as playing coach with Winnipeg Jets of the WHA, said that since the new league came into exist- ence, "the players have been able to bargain for themselves." "The National Hockey League has really been the only place to play. The owners have known It and I'm sure t hat If they wanted to put the screws to somebody they could just make a few phone calls and say: "Look this guy, we've got to teach him a lesson. Don't anyone touch him and he'll come crawling." "It's given them bargaining power which they never had be- fore." Hull, here on a promotional tour and golf tournament for an auto company, said he was first approached by Winnipeg Jets owner Ben Hatskin In Vancou- ver around Grey Cup time. "He made a legitimate offer for me to sign with the Winni- peg Jets for million for 10 years." The 33-year-old left winger said he declined the offer at the time because he was under contract with the NHL Black 14 players under contract Oilers sign players EDMONTON (CP) Alberta Oilers signed tour players today, including two defence- men who -will round out the World Hockey Association team's blucline crew. Ken Baird, 21, played defence last year for Oklahoma City in SOUTHERN ALBERTA CO-OP Summer Specials! Weed-N-Feed with KILLEX 22 Ibs. OH QC coven 5000 iq. ft........ HIBACHl Single Barbecue Kingsford Char- cool Briquets 20 Ib. bag .98 SOUTHERN ALBERTA CO-OP 1221 2nd Ave. South 327-3777 Phone the Central League and was called up for a handful of games with California Golden Seals of the National League. An all-star with Flin Flon Bombers In the Western Canada League in 1970-71, Baird scored 35 goals and had 40 assists as well as 211 minutes in penalties. Derek Barker, 21, played jun- ior with Edmonton Oil Kings of the WCHL and last year with Kansas City of the CHL. Warlords beat Adanacs 74 Don Wilson scored three times and led the Lethbridge Kinsmen Warlords to a 74 vic- tory over the Lethbridge YMCA Adanacs in Bantam Lacrosse League action. Tim Emerson also added a pair ol goals in the win. In Pee Wee play, the Leth- bridge Kinsmen Comets edged the YMCA Pee Wees 7-0. Terry Durban tallied four times for the Comets while Brian Kanewischer flipped in four markers for the YMCA. WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of IronI COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck Loadi Carloadt Truck Scalci Sorvict National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW IOCATION 33rd Strcel Norlh Phone 328-1721 "Scrap li Our Builneu" The other defencemen signed are Roger Cote, Al Hamilton, Bob Falkenberg, Doug Barrie and Bob Wall. Asked what he mil do with seven defencemen, Bill Hunter, general manager of the Oilers, said he probably will carry them all although Cote may end up playing wing. Bob McAnaeeley, who played as a junior with the Oil Kings and spent the last two years with University of British Col- u m b i a Thunderbirds of the Western Canada Intercollegiate League, was signed today. The 21-year-old left winger led the WCIAA in scoring with 29 goals last season and 30 in 1970- 71. Rusty P a t e n a u d, 23, who scored 35 goals and had 41 as- sists from Us right v.ing spot with Fort Wayne of the Interna- tional League last year, also joined the team. As a junior, he was an all-star in the WCHL with Calgary Cen- tennials, scoring 38 goals and adding 33 assists in his last jun- ior season, 1963-70. Baird signed a three-year con- tract and the others signed for two years. The Oilers now have 14 play- ers and Hunter said the club will lake 30 to training camp. Miners take oil Calgary twice The Lothbridge Miners' Lib- rary will host tlie Calgary Jun- iors for a pail1 of Calgary Major Mens' Fastball League encount- ers Sunday. The first p.iiue la sot In KO at 2 p.m. while tho second will run off at at tho Dave Elton Fastball pnrk. Hawks and had a hall season left to play. Last week he signed a five- year ?3 million contract to leave Chicago and play with the Jets. He said he had been given clearance by the Jets to play for Canada in the Canada-Rus- sia series this fall. He said he talked with na- tional team coach Harry Sinden and "he wants me to play with them." Hull said It Is an important thing for all individuals playing in the NHL and for all Canadi ans, "aud I want to be a part of it" ARRANGEJIENTS MADE He said arrangements had been made with Sinden to ena- ble him to return to his job with the Jets between the two four, game in Canada and the other in Russia. Hull said the Black Hawks "didn't take that much interest In trying to sign me so it wasn't much of a problem for me to make a decision. They never made an offer to me until week before I signed with Win- nipeg." Other established players, "some very influential players In the National Hockey have expressed inter- est in the new 10-leam league. "It's made quite a differ- ence at contract time." "We've talked to guys that have been offered in the neigh- borhood of with NHL clubs and when we started to offer them and so on, they've gone to the National League Clubs and said: 'Look, if you don't want to give me this contract, I know where I can get it.' "Right away the National League signs them." EXCITING HOCKEY Hull said WHA fans can look for fast, exciting offensive hockey, with balanced teams. "Every club has two, or four, real tine hockey players, proven hockey players. And who knows, we may have some diamonds In the rough with these kids that have come from the junior leagues, and guys that haven't had n chance to play In the National League." "We'll stress offensive hockey, lots of action, lols of shooting, lots of goal scoring and lots of hilling. It'll be real good hockey fur people to watch." Ho cxpecLs the Winnipeg pre- season training camp to open in Kcnora, Ont. in early Septem- ber, but prior U> that will training for the cxhihilion scries between Canada and Russia. NOW OPEN "Carl's Shoeshine" HOLIDAY VILLAGE golfers set out Friday In chase for the Alberta crown in. eluding 13 Lethbridge golfers. Uraham csme on strong after a par 37 on tho opening nine holes at Henderson. Ha was two under on the par 34 inside at the Lake but could have been four or possibly five under with a little luck. Gra- ham left three putts short at- tempting for birdies. "I was just happy to pick my ball after making pars on those said a happy Don Gra- ham in the clubhouse later. Graham, in shooting his 69, had a pair of birdies on the front nine as well as two bogies. He birdied the seventh and ninth to offset bogies on thren and eight. Birdies on 10 and 14 brought Graham to his 69. Calgary's John Souter was alone in second place after Fri- day's round, three strokes off the pace set by Graham. Sout- however, could have been closer. Playing one-under golf for 17 holes Souter had the mis- fortune of losing a ball on the 18th hole when his second shot went Into the trees and couldn't be found. A two-stroke penalty left him at a 72 heading into today's play. He went out in regulation 37 strokes but was one-over on the outside. D e f e n d ing champion Doug Sllverberg joined a group of "ive golfers, including two lo- cals, at 73. Silverberg had rounds of 38-35 for his 73. Brian Geddes and Alex Mur- rell of the host Lake Layout, matched Silverberg as did Cal- gary golfers Bob Wylie and Terry Kimmell. ENJOYABLE ROUND Geddes jokingly said, after his rounds of 38-35, "I had a real enjoyable round. I didn't have to swear once." Murrell, after a 39 on the In- side nine, came back with a par 34 and his share of third place. Wylie put it all together on the back nine after a 39 on the ALL SMILES Alex Murrell and Brian G eddes, both of Henderson Lake, are all smilei 05 they sign their cards after shooting id entical rounds of 73 in the Albsrla omateur. Geddes and Murrell were ths low Lembridg a golferj in the 34-hole event after play Fri- day. front He finished at par. Kim mell was like Silverberg and Geddes, 38-35, one over on each nine. Deadlocked at 74 were five Calgary shotmakers and a Medicine Hat golfer, Randy Torgerson. Torgerson was one under after nine but fell vic- tim to the back nine as he shot a four-over 38. Keith Alexander and Norm Gray, who with Graham and Sllverberg formed last year's Willington Cup team, were to- gether at 74 with Torgerson, Roger Smith, Earl Wilder and Harold Pasechnik. Alexander fired rounds of 40- 34 while Gray was 39-35, the same as Wilder. Smith and Pasechnik were in at 38-3S, Lloyd Kanewischer follow- ed Geddes and Murrel with a 75 on rounds of 39-36. Bill Kar bashewski was alone at 76 after nines of 40-36. At 77 were Ju- nior Randy Andreachuk, Rob Forrest and Jim Whitelaw.. An- dreachuk took 42-35 to get around while Whitelaw was 38- 39 and Forrest 39-38. Rounding out the locals were Doug Brown at 78, Richard An- dreachuk, the southern Alberta junior golf champion, at 79, Jim Freel and Don Tillotson with 82 and Brad Cox, the third Leth- bridge junior in the event, 86. Package deal for all games TORONTO (CP) Fans wishing to watch the Moscow games in the Canada-Russia hockey series next September can do so as part of a package tour costing about S600, Hockej Canada announced Friday. A Hockey Canada official said Eirangements have been made wilh Air Canada, Aeroflot and Inlourisl for [lie 10-day tour, starling Sept. 1C, with accom- modation for Canadian residents wishing to watch he four Moscow games. Fivo flights will leave from Toronto, four from Montreal and one from Edmonton. Six of the aircraft will be operated by Air Canada and four by Aero- Hot. Cost of the tour la from Montreal, from Toronto and from Edmonton. The rcricc includes air fare, hotel ac- commodation, meals, sightsee- ing, visits to the ballet and cir- cus and, of course, reserved seals at Hie hockey games. More sport on page 10 League's top hitter Rob Roy leads way Third baseman Rob Roy ol Lethbrldga Lakers has taken over the batting lead in the Al- berta Major Baseball League with a .394 average, it was an- nounced tolay. Roy, hitting at a .500 clip in recent games, has 28 hits best in the league In 71 at bats. He also leads In doubles with seven and has the dubious honor of committing the most errors, 14. Shortstop Ron Watamluk of Edmonton Tigers is second in baiting with a .385 average. Marve Chamberlain of first- place Calgary Jimmies has a .367 average followed by rookie Blair Hanna of Red Deer Elks, .301, Bruce Gullett of Edmon- ton Blue Willows, .358, and playing-manager John Van Or- num of Red Deer, a .350 aver- age. Second baseman Dave Mor- ris of the Jimmies has scored the most runs, 19, and has a league nigh of eight stolen bas- es. Lyle Moffat of Calgary Gi- ants and Jimmies' Doug Simon share the lead in RBIs with 17 apiece. Van Omum has the most home runs, three. Right-hander Lonnie Funk of the Tigers heads the .earned nm department for pitchers with more than 20 innings of work with a 1.04 ERA for 26 in- nings. Ray Parr of the Giants leads in strikeouts with 67 for 41 2-3 Innings. The statistics Include Tu- esday's game. Lakers meet Edmonton Tigers tonight at eight and Sunday at two at Henderson Park. BATTING LEADERS! Roy, Lelhbridgfr Watamoniuk, Ti Chamberlain, Jim. Hanna, Red Deer Gullelt, Willows Ornum, R D. Simon, Jimmies Heron, Giants Young, Tigers Darling, Willows Wartdle, Willows PITCHING LEADERS: Funk, Tigers Baird, Jimmies Phillips, Red Deer Parr, Glanls Lynn, Jimmies Lovclcis, Giants King, Lelhbridge Taylor, Lfilhbridge AB H RBIS Avg. II 13 .3B5 .367 .361 .35B .350 .3J8 .339 .313 .310 .30i IP SOW-LEPA 22 1- 54 6- 30 iO 1.73 67 <-l 1.9.1 20 3-0 1.96 23 3-2 J.39 10 0-2 2.46 4-2 .287 Drag racing anyone? Southern Alberta has e very Rood chance in obtaining the proper facilities for organized drag racing It sufficient inter- est is shown. All parlies Interested may attend a rlrag racinp fonim In gym 2 nt lire Civic Centre Sun- day. The forum will get under way at p.m. MOBILE HOME Doubls Wldg 24'x40' 3 Bedroom MIDWEST MOBILE HOMES PHONE 32M966 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA MAJOR HAGUE Cal. Jlmmlei Gianls Edm. Tigers Red Deer Elks Lelh. Lakers Edm. Blu Wll. L Pet. S .737 .611 .533 .500 NATIONAL LEAGUE Ellf W L. Pittsburgh 44 27 Hew York 43 30 St. Louis........ 35 34 Chicago Pet. .630 AAorUreal...... Philadelphia Cincinnati Houslon Los Angeles Atlanta San Francisco San Diego 36 40 32 44 27 46 ,603 .579 .577 9V; IS FRIDAY'S RESULTS FIRST Jan WO HO WO- 5 9 0 Philadelphia 000 001 4 7 1 Corklns (0-5) Schseffer (B) and Cor- rales; Carlton (11-i) and Boteman. HR: Pha-Luilnskl SECOND San Diego 311 010 ill Philadelphia OM 000 010- 1 Sfl Kirby (ft-Bl and Kendall; Nosh Twitched (2) Seima (7) and Ryan, Bateman (B) HRs: Chicago 000 Olfl 3 0 Cincinnall 100 OM 1 5 0 Hooton <7-7) Aker (9) and Hundley; Simpsan (4-3) Hall (9) and Bench. HR: Los Angelei 000 I 13 1 New York 100 000 1 3 1 Sulton (10-J) and Cannlziaro; Mat- lack (8-5) Capra (7) and FIRST pnisburgh on MI 3io-in ao o Atlanta 100 000 2 1 1 L. Walker (3-4) and May; Ktlley McQueen (3) Hoerner (9) and E. William Casanova HR: Pgh Alley SECOND Pittsburgh OTO OD1 270 AHanta MO loo 3 Kison f3-2) and Way; Herdln (2-0) and Casanova. HR- Houston 100 1 4 0 St. LoiilJ MO 030 3 10 0 Roberls (7-J) and Edwards; Gibson (B-S) and Simmons. HR: San Franclico NO (HO I 7 I Montreal 033 020 7 t S McDowell Reterger Carri- Ihers McMahon Moffltt (7) and Ruder; Slwieman (B-5) and Hum- phrey. AMERICAN LEAGUR East Baltimore.....JO Delroll ........39 Bos I on Hew York Cleveland Milwaukea Oakland Chlago Minnesola Kansas City California Texas....... Pet. .563 .549 .500 6BL 1 6 IQVi 30 43 .411 14 FRIDAY'S RESULTS Kansas City 010 020 t f a Cleveland .010 010 372 Drago <7-7) and KirkpafricK; Wll- CCK (6-10) Hennlgan (6) Rlddleber- ger (7) Colbert (7) Mingorl 19) and Fose. HRs: KC Klrkpatrlck (6) Otis G. Nellies [61 Fossa Texas .....1W 010 OU- I t 1 Baltimore 002 200 t 1 Bosnian, Pcnther U-3) (5) and King; Palmer, Harrison (0-2) (2) Wart (B) and Dales. HR: New York on 001 ooo-J T t Minnesota ooo 1 DO u i Peterson (7-11, McDanlel (7) and Munscn; Wotxlson, Strickland Granger (3-0) (7) and Mllterwald. HRi Min-Klllebrew Delroll.....000 Oil 11 I Chicago noo 300 13 0 Timrnerman, Seelbach (il-4) Scherman (9) and Freehan; Lcmonds, Romo Forster (1-2) (7) Acosla f9i and Herrman, Brlnkman HR Brown Kallnt Milwaukee 501 Wl 9 2 Oakland 110 ooo 4 11 l Brett (5-8) Sanders (6) and Rcdrl- guez; Blue (2-5) Locker (7) 0) and Duncan. (HRs: '4) Scott (fl) Brown HIGH SPEED TIRE TUBE 14 ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPLETE TIRE SALES I SERVICE 401 lit Avf South Phono or 327-4445 ;