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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Emerge With Golf Victories REPEAT WINNER-Alex Murrell made it two-straight Elks golf championships Sunday at Henderson lake. Russians Win Second Title EDMONTON (CP) Their opposition got the praise at the world amateur wrestling cham- pionships but Russia took home nine of 20 gold medals in the tournament attended by 34 countries. Russian coach Anatoly Kole- sov said the calibre of wrestling was "the best I have ever seen in a number of years." Pitchford Earns Manitoba Title WINNIPEG (CP) Colorful Mae Norm-am cf Gilford, Ont., likes to talk it up on the golf course. It disturbs same golfers but not the winner of the Manitoba Open. "Moe helped me a said 24-year-old Gary Pitchfard, who cardsd a one-under-par 71 in the final round of the 54-hele event Saturday to take top money of with a three-day total of 211. WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM caged ABDULLAH VS URSUS plus MIDGETS 3 more big bouts. He also praised Canadian offi- cials after the 17th world cham- pionships wound up with 10 free- style finals Saturday night. "Your Canadian officials are among the best in the world. No The Russians won "their sec- ond straight team title with an overall total of 83 points hi six days of Greco-Roman and free- style events. In freestyle, they won four gold medals and one bronze, while taking five gold, one bronze and three silver medals in Greco-Roman. They took 10 gold medals, six in Greco-Roman, at last year's championships in Argentina. Bulgaria finished second this year in the over-all race with 32.4 poinis, while Japan had 44 and fee United States 43. Canadian got 0.3 points in over-all standings when Ratko Rapaic of Toronto finished in a sixth-place tie with Norwegien and Polish wrestlers in the Greco-Roman divi- sion. Russian gold medal winners Saturday were Youri Shachmu- radon, 180V4 pounds, heavy- weight Alexander Medved, Vladimir Gulutkin, 220 pounds, and Gennadi Starchov, who beat Bill Harlow of Chicago in the 198-pound class. Murrell, Townsend Win By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer You can always count Alex Murrell to come up wil a strong stowing in the Elk golf tournament. No one ca really explain why but in r cent years lie has made tl tournament seem like his owr The pattern didn't chang this past weekend either a Murrel swept the boards clean of honors at Henderson Lake. Murrell charged into the lea Saturday with a two-over par 73 and then put the icing o the cake with a one-under Sunday to take home the firs place silverware in the cHan pionship flight, besting the fiel of 64 golfers. The popular Henderson Lak shotm a k e r completed tlx sweep of honors with a triump over Morris Sosick of Pictur Butte in the horse race. Sosick had a chance to shar in the honors but missed a two- foot.putt on the final hole of th horse race and was forced into a chip-off with Murrell. Th crowd felt Sosick had tume the trick by putting his ball t within eight feet of the pin ii the chip-off but Murrell, the best scrambler at Henderson stuck his shot inside that of So- sick's and was the winner. Al Kenwood, the presen Country Club club champion finished second to Murrell the championship flight whil Fred Kalicum of Henderso was third. Ralph Guzzi, president of the Lake Layout was third in the horse race. The best round ttf the tourna ment was turned in Sunday by Harry Blacker as he fired two-uhder 69 to win the secom flight. In senior competition Loggi Erickson managed a tw stroke victory over Stev Tomie. Erickson, who also won the third flight, fired a 129. Meanwhile at the Country Club BUI Townsend emerge with the Norrie Macleod troph emblematic of supremacy senior golf in southern A berta. Townsend finished with a 15 to capture the "A" and "B low gross honors. The low ne honors went to Vic Meech with a 142. Runner-up in the competition was Warner Smit of Morro Bay, Calif. Stev Smerek was runner-up in the "A" low gross while Ed Line quist of Taber was runner-up in low net. In "B" low gros the honors .went to Harr; while low_ net wa won by John Kanewiseher. Joe Runge won the Jim Free trophy while W. Johnson am SENIOR CHAMP Bill Townsend of Bow Island won the southern Alberta senior golf championship Sunday at the Country Club. THE BIGGEST SAVINGS OF THE YEAR ON SCAMPER RECREATION UNITS AWAIT YOU AT UNITED'S TRAILER CITY DURING OUR RECORD BREAKING SUMMER SALE ACT FAST! TRADE-INS ACCEPTED! ON-THE-SPOT FINANCING! A SYMBOL OF QUALITY TRAILERS IS ft. 17 ft., 21 ft., 23 ft. CAMPERS ft. and 11 ft. MOTOR HOMES The All-New 1300 Series have them all Canada's finett Recrealion Vehicles new at lowest prices ever! UNITED MOTORS COMPANY LTD. Car. 3rd 3rd St. S. 327-2105 Erie Graham shared runner-up honors in "C" class. In "D" class the McCready trophy went to Jim Freel while H. C. Brown of Lethbridge and Ned Brown of Claresholm shared runner-up honors. Some 74 golfers took part in the two-day event. ELKS RESULTS championship flight 1. Alex Murrell 70-73 143: 2. Al Kenwood 7J-76 155; 3. Fred Kalicum 83-76 159. First High! 1. Hal Drown 81-87 168; 2. Cliff Forry 84-85 169) 3. Herb Chrlsfle 82-88 170. Second flight 1. Harry Blacker 39- 69 108; 2. Pat O'Connor 40-79 119; 3. Lloyd CurrlB 43-83 126. Third flight Loggia Erickson 45- 84 129; Sieve Tornl. 44-87 131; 3. Sonny Slavich 48-86 134. Fourth flight I. Art Dorlgotll 48-87 135; 2. Sian Brecka 49-90 139; 3. Jim MacLaren 50-9! 145. Flffh flight 1. B. Racz 54-94 148; Ernie Porka 53-99 152; 3. Bruce Mc- 55-99 154. Sixth flight Harvey Krause 56-93 149; 2. Rodger Livingstone 61-94 155; 3. Rensn Pack 58.100 158. Seventh flight 1. Don Gummer 71-103 174; 2. Ken Doughty 63-118 181; Albert Hackett 71-114- 185. Seniors 1. Loggle Erickson 129; 2. Steve Tomle 131; 3. A. Velkcr 138. Orioles, Tigers Split Reds Add To Lead Tony Conigliaro and Bill Conigiiaro hit Fred Lasher Sui day and it was debatable whic of the brothers made the Clevi land Indian pitcher feel worse. Tony C. charged Lasher aftt being .struck on the.left arm b a pitch in the first inning o Sunday's nightcap. He Hcke Lasher in the hurle got a tetanus shot for a sma spike punched him in the nose before being thrown out of the game. Lasher stuck around and Bill C. hit a home run in the secon inning that started Boston Rec Sox to an 8-2 victory. They alsc won the opener 6-2. "I couldn't think of anythin eke but to go and get him, said Tony, nearly blinded whe struck in the face by a pitc from California's Jack Hamilto in August, 1967 and didn't re- turn to action until last season. Sunday's outburst was an af ermath of a July 4 game in which Lasher knocked Conigl aro down with a pitch and the was quoted as saying: "Te Tony C. he better be a littl careful the next time he faces me because he just may get little Jammed." Umpire Hank Soar absolvec Lasher of deliberately throwin at Conigliaro. NOT DELIBERATE "The pitch was inside, but i wasn't thrown at the umpire said. Tom Satriano and John Ken nedy also homered for the Rec Sox in the nightcap while Ton C. and Rico Petrocelli con nected in the first game. Duk Sims, Tony Horton and Ted Uhl aender cracked home runs fo the Indians, who fell into las place in the American Leagu East when Washington Senator beat New York Yankees 7-3. Elsewhere Sunday in the AL Baltimore Orioles whipped De- troit 13-3 after the Tigers tool the opener 7-3, California Angels downed Minnesota Twins 6-2 Oakland Athletics edged Mil waukee Brewers 4-3 but lost th< second game 2-1, and Chic; White S'ox battered Kansas City Royals 10-5. In games Saturday, Baltimore nipped Detroit 6-5, Cleveland de- feated Boston 3-1, 0 a k 1 a n drubbed Milwaukee 11-1, New York downed Washington 3-1 Kansas City enjoyed a 4-0 white- wash of Chicago and Minnesota took California 5-2. Claude Raymond turned1 down a chance to retire this season and do the French-language Broadcasts for Montreal Expos of the National Basebal League. New York Mets wish he bad taken the offer but the Expos ire glad he decided to stay ac- ive. Besides saving his voice, Ray. cond has saved 17 games for he Expos this year, compared Seaver, Palmer Named CINCINNATI (AP) Tom seaver and Jim Farmer were amed today as starting )itchers for Tuesday night's Ul-Star baseball game at the jew Riverfront Stadium here, rhich has an all-Astro Turf ield. The National League, which as lost only one of 13 all-star ames during the last decade, winning seven in a row, wescnts a power-packed right- handed batting order.' American League manager 5arl Weaver hopes to nullify it or at least the first three in- Palmer, Baltimore right-hander who has compiled 12-6 won-lost record this sea- en. also a right-hander, as registered a 14-5 record for World Series champion New fork Mets. Weaver and NL manager Gil lodges also will name their lineups today. 'IFTH TITLE NELSON, B.C. (CP) Hec Jcrvais' St. Albert, Alta., rink its fifth men's champion- hip Saturday at the 26th an- ual Nelson mid-summer bon- piel, defeating Jerry Fisher f Calgary 10-3 in the to a cumulative total bf two res cues by the rest of Montreal' pitching staff. Sunday, Raymond pulled hi third straight game out of th fire and each time it was th Mets he dampened down. New York's loss left the Mets IVc games behind first-plac Pittsburgh in the Nationa League East. The Pirates bea St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 in 10 in nings but lost pitcher Stev Blass with a cracked pitchini Miners Triumph The Lethbridge Creighto Cubs of the Lethbridge Senio Recreation League travelled t Enchant this weekend and pick de up three out of a ppssibl four points. In the first game the Cub had an easy time disposing th Enchant crew 14-4. Dennis King gained th mound verdict for the Cub while Brian Hagen suffered th loss. Athol Thomas was the bi( man up at the plate for th Cubs going four to four an Dennis King chipped in wit! three safeties. For the Red Sox Reider Od land three hits in t losing cause. The second game was callef after thirteen innings on ac count of darkness with th score ending 6-6. Vem Yirostek lasted the ful thirteen innings for Enchant 01 the mound, but the Cubs had t dig into their bullpen bringing in three pitchers. John Petuniz started the game and was re Eeved by Greg Lazaruk who in turn gave way to Dennis King. In the hitting column, Gary Gillespie poked out three hits while Steve Dangerfield stroked out two doubles and a single for the Enchant club. Tony Sutcliff was the top bat- ter for the Cubs with five safe- ties and Bill Persley aided with four hits. Action will resume Wednes- day night at 8 o'clock when the Lethbridge Miners will host to Taber at the Henderson Base- jail Park. Lethbridge Miners had aa easy time of it in Taber Sun day sweeping a pair of deci- sive victories from the home club. Miners downed the Dusters 14-fl behind the two-hit pitching of Rod Taylor and then saw Sob Gooder stop the Dusters on ;wo-hits for a 17-9 win. Hildebrand was the loser in the first game while Paul Blug- orodow was the loser in the second. Larry Edwards and Bob Turnef each had a home run n the first game for the Miners. Taylor added three jits. In the second game Frank Gnandt managed four safeties vhile Edwards chipped in with hree. Easy Victory For Hulme WATKINS GLEN. N.Y. (AP) Denis Hulnre of New Zea- and drove to an easy wlre4o- vire triumph in the Watkins lien Can-Am road race Sun- lay, stretching the McLaren cam's victory to 16 in a row n the million-dollar series. Hulme, 33-year-old former low lives in England, was ever threatened as he com- leted 87 laps over the 2.3- nile Grand Prix course in one our, 11 minutes and 16 sec- nds for an average speed cf 18.56 miles an hour. Joe Siffert of Switzerland wid driving champion who ame in second in a Porsche 17 that ho had driven to a finish in the six-hour ndurance race here Saturday vhich was won by Mexican cdro Rodriguez and Leo Kin- uncn of Finland in another onche 917. elbow on the' eye of the annual all-star game break. Houston Astros edged San Francisco Giants 8-7, Cincinnati Reds nipped Atlanta Braves 6-5, San Diego Padres took Lqs An- geles Dodgers 4-1 and Chicago Cubs trounced Philadelphia Phillies 10-2. Saturday, Montreal tripped the Mets 6-2, .Cincinnati downed Atlanta 7-6, Philadelphia drubbed Chicago 1M, San Diego outlasted Los Angeles 4-3 and Houston defeated San Francisco 5-4 in 14 innings while the Pir- ates were dropping St. Louis 8- 7. Monday, July 13, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 7 ANDY CAPP VER MOTHERS MUCH BETTER OKAV NOW, JS- DEAR FLO? THANKS FOR UOOKIN' AFTER ANDV- 'OW'AS 'E BEHAVEb 'IMSELF? i IT MUST AVE BEENI CSQMETHIN' YER SAID LIKE A PERFECT To Retire EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) Australian Ron Clark, world record holder from two miles to metres without an Olympic gold medal, announced his retirement from track Sun- day at the age of 33. "The 1972 Olympics in Munich are out of the question for said the crew-cut Melbourne travel agent. "I just couldn't reach the top again." Clarke said his1 final appear- ance would be in Oslo next month after competing only in the metres in the Com- monwealth Games starting hers Thursday. 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