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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ___ Suturdoy, July I, 1972 THE lETHBHIDGE HERALD ANDY CAPP HI' THERE, TOAWW -'DW'S FAR. WITHOUT 'ER COIN' Hall, Crankshaft have their fun CALGARY (CP) A breath- taking bull ride by Wayne Hall of Denton, Tex., and an out- standing time of 3.8 seconds by Merle Muchmore of Helena, Mont., in the steer wrestling event highlighted rodeo activi- ties Friday at the Calgary Stam- pede. Hall withstood eight seconds on a spinning, twirling bull call- ed Crankshaft for top spot. He is another in the line of relative unknowns who are in control of most events in the early going at the stampede and drew the biggest round of applause in two days along with a marking of 74 from the judges. Next in line in the bull riding was Bonnie Gaye of Mesquite, Tex., who chalked up a 67 on a bull called Wild Man. He tied with Jack Kelly for second place thus far in the second go- round. Good marks were hard to come by in the event as either the bulls turned out did not show good bucking ability or they disposed of their riders in snort order. World champion Paul Mayo of Fort Worth, Tex., was one of those bucked off. Mutchmore threw his hat in the air and let out a loud whoop when his outstanding time was announced. He takes over the first-round lead from Leon Bauerle of Tow, Tex., who re- corded a 4.8 Thursday. Rex Bland of Trent, Tex., came within an ace of taking 1? Reduce the price of your car wash- when you fill your tank with gasoline at a Pacific 66 Car Wash! SUPEHiOlUC Car Wash 1819-3 Avenue S. It's easy and convenionl to dnvo a clean car! We honorall credit cards approved by dealer before purchase including CHARGEX. We Care about you and your car er the first-round lead In th If roping when, he recorded a me of 13.6. Barry Burke, of Duncan kla., who placed second in y money in the steer wresl ng Thursday, came right back th a second-place finish ir e calf roping Friday with tune of 17.3. The premier event of th ampede, the North America: ddle bronc riding, sufferer. om what the critics called n overdose of inferior buckin lock with such top Canadian is Kenny McLean of Vemon C., and Mel Hyland of Sur ey, B.C., only being able I ring down marks of 64 anl 5 espectlvely. A mark of 68 by Larry JOT an of Roy, Mont., was goo nough to take the day mone n the event, with Ken Welch o tevenville, Tex., taking secon vith 66. Rusty Riddle of Fort Wort ode a bronc called One Spot ake day money in that eve ith 70. He edged out Clyde Vamvo s of Devol, Okla, for th irst place in the first go-roun f the event, with Vamvor, marking a 69 Thursday. In the novice bronc ridin Andy Copeland of F o r t S ohn, B C., came up with mark of 56. He takes the fir o-round lead. Two young Calgary brothe ot the job done in the bo riding. Gerald Chapln and his brot er, Harold, recorded a 51 and 50 respectively but still rema behind Don Birrell of Calgar in the first go-round of t' vent. L That's a promise Graham earns share of Canadian Open lead Dave Hill made sure he listened to Balding well FORT ERIE, Ont. (CP) ave Hill, one-time bad boy of e pro golf tour, credited Cana- an veteran Al Balding's tutor- g with helping him over some oblem holes Friday. The lesson came to light early the day and by nightfall had aulted the 35-year-old native of ackson, Midi., into a share of e lead In the Cana- an Open golf championship nth Lou Graham. The two PGA tour veterans ere locked at 136, six under ar after 36 holes on Cherry Hill Hub's par-71 layout leading into today's third round n quest of the pot of old that goes to the leader Sun- ay. They hold a one-stroke lead ver Gay Brewer, who was in ontention until he bogeyed the 8th hole, missing a one-foot utt that cost him a share of the ead. Grouped at 138, two strokes ack of the leaders and four under par, were Lenny Thomp- >on, Charles Sifford, Bobby fitchell and Bruce Crampton. JENRV BLOWS First-day leader Bunky Henry, who opened with a ourse record 65, blew to a T. and shared eighth place at 139 with Tom Sanderson, who had r 3, Sam Adams, Deane Beman Pommy Aaron, Jimmy Dent md Chi Chi Rodriguez. Bob Panasiuk of Windsor Ont., the top Canadian, share; 40 with Gary Player and Phi lodgers. In all, 28 player, broke par Friday beneath sunns skies that started to dry ou rain-drenched fairways ant Jreens. "Al showed me how to get ou of the tall grass when we were )laying at the Westcheste (Mass.) Open a year Hil recalled Friday. "I didn't reall. make use of it again unt Robitaille inks pact ''BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) De- tenceman Mike Robitaille signed a multi-year contract with Buffalo Sabres Friday, de- spite an earlier report that he had bolted from the National Jockey League. New York Raiders of the World Hockey Association an- nounced several weeks ago that he 24-year-old had signed with :hem. Buffalo obtained Robitaille in [he spring of 1971 in a trade with Detroit Red Wings for goalie Joe Daley. Hobitaille played in only 31 games last season, suffering a shoulder injury that required surgery and a knee injury last February that put him out for the remainder of the campaign. "It had to do with pitching of tall grass. We were discuss ing it at breakfast this morning the tall rough they have here and suddenly it all came bad "I used the shot three time today and almost holed ou three times." BALDING MISSES CUT Balding -wasn't nearly so fo tunate. He had a 79 Friday an a two-round total of 156 to mis the halfway cut of 147 for tl low 70 and ties entering th championship flight today an Sunday. Seventy-three playe began teeing off at 9 a.r today. CBC-TV will televise the ne two rounds, starting on the 15 hole, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. MD today and 1 p.m. to conclusio Sunday. In addition to Panasiuk, tl only Canadians to survive tt cut from 23 homegrown starte were George Knudson of T ronlo at 143, Bob Cox of Ric mond, B.C., 145, and vetera Nick Weslock of Burlingto Ont., one of two amateurs in tl tourney, at 147. Amateur Jack Lowrey of S Catharines, Ont., had an 80 Fr day for 155. Sifford, who has been playin ,1 the Canadian Open eve since 1955, with the exce ion of last year when he miss he exemption list, had a stroi ront nine. He birdied three, four, in six, 10 and 13 before "I three- mtted the 14th from 15 feet a he wheels came off." He al bogeyed the 17th to round out our-under 67 to go with i opening-day 71. "I played today about as go as played this year in a larticular said the vear-oM native of Charlotte, "But I want to say right :iere. that in all of the Canadian Dpens I ve been in, this is the aest course I've played on. K. WATER WELL DRILLING F. V. KALICUM Phone 328-5400 OR W. M. FORRY 327-1831 Modern coblo tool equipment Domestic wells Commercial wells Free estimates t "there was nothing fancy in y round. 'I hit the ball better from tee green, but that's no good with bad score. I came in four ots worse. It's funny damn me." Starting on the back nine, the El pro said his ished the day at 142, credited game "started going downhill" after the par-5 18th hole that he had to scramble on to break even. Player, one of the pre-lourna- ment favorites along with Trev- ino and Arnold Palmer who fin- greenskeepers with keeping the course iii top shape "despite weird conditions." "This is by far the best Cana- dian Open course I've played said the doughty little South African who estimates he'll travel miles this year competing in tournaments in Europe, Australia, New Zea- land, Asia, Japan and North America. "The greens are super consi- dering the weird he added in reference to rains that drenched the course earlier In the week. "We'll play very few courses in the world as good as this one. They've been cutting the fair- ways real short, which a pro golfer much prefers. It's hard to get course like this one. Carl Sweetan tried to sell FAILS TO KING Evonne Goolagong of Australia, in action on centre court here Friday during final of the women's singles tennis championship against Mrs. Billie Jean King of America who beat her 6-3, 6-3. M rs. King, 28, hs now won the championship four times. FERNIE, B.C. I Phone 423-7746 I KIRK'S (TABER) LTD. I 6201 50th Avenue I fhono 223-1441 ;