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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SPORT ANDYCAPP North stars drop Generals The Letbbridge Hotel North Tamura and Phillips during Stars tallied five runs in the seven innivp. Meanwhile in Commercial third inning and vent on to de- feat the Lethbridge York Farms Generals 7-1 in Southern Al- berta Major Men's Fastball League action Thursday night. Ron Zasadny limited the Gen- erals to three safeties in earn- ing the win while Kaye Elliott suffered the loss giving up nine lifts. Jim Tratch and Jeff Wyro- stek rapped three singles apiece for the winners white Tom Ber- esnak added a double and sin- gle. Elliott scored the only run for the Generals .with a home run while Rick Jankowiak tag- ged a pair of In the second game of the night, the Lethbridge Miners 'dumped Picture Butte Rae Mo- tors 6-1. Rich Mercier went the dis- tance to pick up the decision over Hartley Phillips. Danny Santoni led the Miners stroking a triple while Mercier only gave up singles to Sam Men's Slow Pitch League play last night, Silverwood Dairies dropped the league leading Coaldale Ober's Esso Oilers 6-2 and Advance Lumber-Jacks tripped up Western Truck and Body 12-7. In games Wednesday night, the Oilers blasted Wickes War- riors 21-15 and Bridge Villa Blazers walloped Lethbridge Gas Company Flames In another slow pitch contest All-Star Sports bumped Leth- bridge Glass 18-4 as Roger Douglas picked up the win over Leroy Schow. Friday, Jvly 19, THI UTHMIDC! H8SAIO Set to go Monday with races Whoop-Up edition number 78 ready By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer On the 19th, 20th and 2lst of this month many of the top cowboys in North America will be whooping it up in froat of the Lethbridge grandstand at the exhibition grounds, celebrating the 78th edition of the Whoop- Up Days rodeo. Reg Kesler of Rosemary, Al- berta will be supplying the stock that will test the skill of many of the world's best cow- boys. Kesler stock appears at most of the Alberta-Saskatchewan Southern Rodeo Circuit shows as well as such prestigious events as the Denver Stock Show, the Calgary Stampede and the National Finals Rodeo at Oklahoma City. Appearing with Reg and his stock will be a trio of rodeo clowns and bull fighters. Karl Doering, Mickey Bag- nell and Duane Rechart will be entertaining the crowds with their antics as well as dealing with the serious end of their business, fighting bulls. Karl and Mickey have both appeared at the Whoop-Up Days rodeo in the past and proved extremely capable and popular white Rechart is mak- ing his first appearance here. Chuckwagons will compli- ment the rodeo and the stage show during the week-long cele- bration. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening the pony chuckwagons wffl entertain prior to the grandstand show. The ponies are larger than Shetlands and can run like the wind. Oa Thursday, Friday and Sat- urday nights the big boys hit the track, complete with out- The following are the latest standings on the Alberta, Sas- katchewan Southern Rodeo Cir- cuit, compiled on a point, rath- er than a money-won basis: AH PrS. U.S. TEAM BEATEN MUNICH, Germany West Germany's track and field team, buoyed by the superiority of its women's squad, beat the United States 186-172 in their two-day international meet at the Olympic Stadium, which concluded Thursday. SHOOTERS SCOREBOARD by PLAINSMAN SPORTS Seven years ago a chap by the name of Howard Johnson conceived a shoot- ing event called a Rifleman's Rodeo, and this has been an annual event at Ponoka ever since. Basically the shoot simulates field conditions with movina targets and targets that pop-up at various ranges designed to surprise the stidoter. Salmon Arm sponsored its first Rodeo over the long week- end, and thanks to the advance publi- city and continuous on-the-spot radio coverage It proved a resounding suc- cess. Despite the majority of shooters Mng native British Columbians, Al- Mrtan's took home most of the prizes. Specifically George Pohn and family from Uthbridse George is always a formidable iron light shooter, and once again he swept to victory in the iron sight divison wlh Ms favourite Wnchtttar Model 70 Heavy Barrel -Ml when Is unaltered from the factory. Teaming up with his daughter Rose- mary, fifteen years old, tney placed Mccnd in the Father and Son (daugh- ter) event. Adding IS year old Law! Mirdock of Calgary to complete a three man team they once again placed sec- ond. 109 flfrocH oflo Qlrls Tom Weiskopf definitely -wasn't blowing his top at the start of the third rotmd of the British Open golf championship today. "I feel belter Weiskopf said Thursday. 'Tm just going out there to play." The often temperamental star from Columbus, Ohio, kept his coo! and dazzled the huge gal- ten- on the Troon championship la} out alongside Scotland s j western seashore. Our leases are full of extras, but you'd never know it by the price Phone ROY MclNTOSH at 328-9271 Now! Kino CHRYSLER DODGE LTD CHRYSUR Comer of 3rd Ave. and 11th St. S. 37S-9271 EXCHANGE INSTALLED IN THESE SIZES NOT AHT1RE TREADS EXACTLY AS SHOWN ;