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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD July 12. 1974 Travelling to Europe for Book early Book now with ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mill Phone 328-3201 The Herald Sports LETHBRID6E OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Ltvtri 7ih Shopping Mill Albwta Phont 321-7411 Hours Open 91.111. to p.m. Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Cloud Saturdays. Gary Player would like big wind to help preserve lead Starting workouts Trainer and owner Fred Klum will give Fleet Billy a few hard workouts before he enters his five-year-old thoroughbred into the Whoop-Up Days races which get under way Monday afternoon Fleet Billy is just one of many horses that will run in the six-day event which features eight races each day Post time for each day has been set for 2 30 p m Chiefs' Lamar Hunt accuses NFLP of staging a premeditated strike DALLAS Lamar owner of Kansas City accused the National Football League Players' Association today of a premeditated strike to demolish the preseason but predicted there would be a regular NFL season because of desertions in the veteran ranks own opinion is they took their position far in advance to wreck preseason with four things in the founding father of the old American Football League said of the preseason training camps and two-a-day workouts are extremely de- manding very hard physically a veteran wouldn't be against nipping that part of the camp that is the one time of year tnat jobs are vulnerable If there is no they are almost assured of getting their jobs back because a rookie can't beat them out there's not a lot of compensation in contrast to regular season salaries They re not taking a great financial risk And No I think the union leadership calculated this is the one thing that would help the World Football League get ott tne ground who had been in Eu- rope for the World Cup soccer championships and therefore not previously interviewed on the strike said think there will be a season I don't know speficially who will play in it I would think that in the long run more players would want to play than don't want to play It is their means of earning a livelihood He figures the union's 93 de- mands come to more than million a year the total revenue of the league is Hunt said are totally out of touch with reality to make requests like that Hunt said as the regular Andreachuk ends up third RED DEER Jackie Davies of Edmonton struggled through driving rain Thursday for a closing-round 89 to capture the Alberta Junior Girls' Gold Championship with a 36-hole total of 170 The 16-year-old golfer finished seven shots ahead of Jeannie Murray of Red who tied for the first-round lead with an 81 but ballooned to 96 in the final round Tied fnr third at 184 were Carol Andreachuk of Lethbndge and Cheryl French Driscoll signs VANCOUVER The Vancouver Blazers announced today that they have acquired their seventh new player for the 1974-75 World Hockey Association season of six shots ahead of Dawne Calgary City junior champion Allison Gorgichuk of Calgary won the title for players 15 and under with a two-round total of 204 Andreachuk and French are leading m the race for berths on the Alberta team to meet mterprovmcial competition next month Scores of juniors in two rounds of the provincial women's championship next week also will be included in the tabulation season nears and more veterans will drift back inevitable We already have more reporting than we did four years ago the 1970 NFL players I be- lieve things will work out who nurtured the AFL into a merger with the believes the fledgling WFL may be too far extended financially to survive popularity of football is greater than it was 14 years but I personally think their financial approach will hurt them very Hunt said salary structure they have created for themselves is something they will not be able to carry Hunt said the longer the NFL strike continues the more it will help the WFL get off the ground. slnke certainly has its ironies There's Calvin the player representative of the Dallas Cowboys on the picket line in California And where will he be playing next year' In another league A most vivid irony LYTHAM ST England Gary sitting on a five-stroke lead in his bid for a third British open golf prayed today for a big wind it said the South African as a scaled- down field of 82 went into the third round of the Royal Lytham and St Anne's course enjoy it when it he said is part of the British Open is an and it took me a long time to pass the examination Eighty per cent of the fellows out there have not passed the test It was no idle either Player tamed the the sandy wastes and the bushes that trap inaccurate shotmakers to shoot a 68 Thursday for a two- round total of five under par Another South Bobby shared second place with Britain's Peter both at par 142 It has been years since any- body had such a big lead at the halfway point in this 114-year- old event America's leading challengers were strung out behind Danny a rookie pro from Okla was in fourth place at 143 Defending champion Tom Weiskopf had a along with Liang Huan-lu of Taiwan Jack who started out as the tourney was at 146 Nicklaus and Weiskopf both said they still had hopes of landing the title change rapidly on a course like this and in condi- tions like Nicklaus said all depends on Gary If he slips a little it's anybody's ball game with seven strokes to make said 'Even with one round to you can win from that position Anything could happen yet Player was one of 'he few players in the field of more than 150 who managed pars Thursday on both the 15th and 17th which torment every golfer with f heir narrow bushes and sandtraps you get into the traps it's a double Player said The way Player is it will take a miracle finish to deprive him of the crown which he won in 1959 and 1968 Some challengers who threatened to close in on him Thursday came apart on the back nine Liang was on par after a steady run of 11 par holes But he bogeyed the grim 15th and 17th and finished seven behind Player Johnny Miller of San Fran- cisco was two under par at one stage but took 43 to come home At the end of the day he was at behind the South African YOU COW NT OR DC I CALL Sports menu for county Tennis July 13 9am Nobleford tennis courts Swimming July 139am Coaldale pool Syncronlzed swimming July 13 2pm Coaldale pool Slow pitch July 13 Sam Coaldale Equedrlan July 14 10 am Hillwppers Gymkhana Grounds July 18 7p m Dorothy Dalghesh School Cycling July 20 10 am Kate Andrews High School Golf July 21 10 am Keho Lake Trap shooting July 22 7 p m Barons Keho Lake Erma Bikman wins title TIRE SPORT AMERICAN LEAGUE Eaat W L Boston 47 LEAGUE East W St Louis New Kansas Erma Bikman of Lethbndge captured the 1974 Henderson Lake Ladies' Invitational Golf Tournament staged at the local golf course earlier in the week Bikman fired an 87 in the one-day event and walked away with the coveted Speedy Cartage trophy EIsi McGrath and Vicky Davis followed with scores of 89 Other winners in the 18-hole event included First flight Alice Weir 2 Chr.s Tanaguchi 3 Enid Pepper Second flight Edith Faulkner 2 Marg Gowland 3 Eileen Carter Third flight 1 Marg McMurchie 2 Thelma Coults 3 Katie Wilson Fourth Gail Walker 2 Hilda Kendall 3 Joan Layton Fifth flight Jenny Porter 2 Agnes Petrosky 3 Audrey Scott Sixth flight Lorraine Nelson 2 Sharon Filuk 3 Jean Burns Sevanlh Olive Turnbull 2 Pearl Hockstem 3 Pat Snell Eighth 1 Thea de Graaf 2 Betty Kenwood 3 Joan Morgan CASH FOB YOUR CAR D. G. Lund South Circuit could clinch it at Whoop-Up Days Dunlop Ford will pay you cash for your car if it is one of the select units we require immediately CONTACTTHE USED CAR BUYER NOW AT DUNLOP FORD COR. AVE. AND M.M. DRIVE SOUTH By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer D C a rodeoing veterinarian from is the big money winner thus far on the Alberta- Saskatchewan Southern Rodeo Circuit and many of the other contestants listed in the circuit's will be on hand for the Lethbndge Whoop-Up Days rodeo next Friday and Saturday evenings The Taber cowboy has a big lead in the race for the all around laurels over Cardston's Lynn Jensen with a total of 236 points He also finds himself atop the steer wrestling standings with 196 points. Lund is no stranger to championships on the circuit as he copped the all around and the dogging honors in 1965 The standings are tabulated on a points basis rather than a money-earned basis Points are awarded to the winner of a rodeo or go round and depending upon the amount of money up at the rodeo points are spread over four or six places Ivan a veteran of the National Finals rodeo in Oklahoma is the leader in the saddle bronc event with a big lead of 228 points Former Australian Doug Flanagan leads the bareback riding event by a healthy compiling 304 points thus far Jim at the top of the Canadian bull riding standings thus far in finds himself leading the Southern Circuit as well with 282 points. The calf roping is extremely tight with six-time Canadian champion Lome Wells having 202 only one point ahead of Gerald Reber Jim Gladstone of Cardston is third with 147 also one point up on the next Bill also of Cardston. Jerri Duce leads the barrel racers with a narrow 15 points advantage over Frances Church of Calgary A 10-year-old Jamie Dee Anderson from Saskatchewan is third in the standings The Southern Circuit had its beginning back in with rodeo great Herman Lmder one of the driving forces behind the organization of the circuit Lethbndge's Whoop-Up Days rodeo is one of the biggest rodeos on the circuit and is on the schedule of many of the cowboys in title races A win at Lethbndge can move a competitor well up in the standings Following is a list of the top four competitors in each event and their point standings These listings are unofficial and do not include the recently completed Fort Macleod show TODAY'S GAMES California Figueroa at Boston Morel Oakland Holtzman at New York Dobson Detroit Lohch at Kansas City Busby Cleveland J Perry at Minnesota Corbm Texas Jenkins at Milwaukee Wright Baltimore Alexander at Chicago Kaal THURSDAY'S RESULTS Texas 000 010 3 4 1 Boston 302 000 15 0 Hargan Stanhouse Broberg Thomas Merritt and Sundberg Lee and Blackwell HRs Tex Harrah Bos M Petrocelli Cleveland 000 110 8 0 Minnesota 000 OOl 9 0 Peterson Beene Hilgpn dorf Buskey and Duncan Decker and Bergman New York 200 000 6 0 Kansas City 010 000 7 i Medich and Munson Bnles Mmgon and Healy Baltimore 101 010 9 1 Chicago 000 010 8 0 McNally Johnson Hood Reynolds Jackson and Hendricks Johnson and Har- mann HR Chi Downing LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Carew Mm 332 50 128 386 Maddox NY 194 37 64 330 Hargrove Tex 204 27 67 328 Yastrzemskl B 287 52 94 328 Jackson Oak 257 47 84 327 Randle Tex 262 38 85 324 Orta Chi 229 37 74 323 Stanton Cal 208 26 67 322 TODAY'S GAMES Cincinnati Carroll and Gullett at Pittsburgh Rooker and Demery Atlanta Capra and Harrison at St Louis Gibson and Forsch Chicago Reuschel at Houston Wilson Montreal McAnally at San Diego Jones New York Seaver at Los Angeles John Philadelphia Ruthven at San Francisco DAcquisto THURSDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati 200 100 000 Chicago 200 000 010 8 0 Kirby Borbon and Plurnmer Bench LaRoche Todd Hooion and Swisher HR Chi Monday LEAGUE Garr Gross Smith Cash Schmidt Geronimo Zisk Grubb Buckner Garvey MINOR LEAGUE Eastern League Reading 5 Wateroury 1 West Haven 2 Bristol 0 Trois Rivieres 4 0 Pittsfield 1-1 Quebec City 2-7 TheKord Mines 1 1 International League Richmond 8 Charleston 3 Tidewater 5 Memphis 3 Rochester 2 Toledo 1 Pawtucket 1 Syracuse 0 ALL AROUND 1 D C Lund Taber 2 Lynn Jensen Cardston 3 Kenny McLean Vernon B C 4 Bart Brower Chase B C SADDLE BRONC 1 Ivan Dames Inmsfail 2 Tommy Bews Pekisko 1 Jerry Sinclair Lloydmmster 4 Lester Gurnett Edmonton BAREBACK BRONC 1 Doug Flanagan Maaden 2 Gordon Ellerston Saskatchewan 3 Lynn Jensen Cardston 4 Steve Jessce Washington BULL RIDING 1 Jim Freeman Red Deer 2 Bob Hartell Strathmore 3 Lawrence Hutchison Cremona 4 Dale Rose Medicine Hat CALF ROPING 1 Lome Wells Midnapore 2 Gerald Reber Bowden 3 Jim Gladstone Cardston 4 Bill Reeder Cardston STEER WRESTLING 1 D C Lund Taber 2 Lloyd Bmdloss 3 KenHyndeman BC 4 Ron Saskatchewan BARREL RACING 1 Jerri Duce Granum 2 Frances Church Calgary 3 Jamie Dee Sask 4 Joy Brown Granum 236 168 128 80 228 148 129 107 104 198 160 120 282 168 121 113 202 201 147 196 186 130 116 245 230 146 100 i r8ENEI Til DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. ire aes an ervic 402 1st Ave. S. -'Phone 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;