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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, July 14, 1973 THI LETHMIDCE HERALD 9 Cox places second EDMONTON year-old Doug Lecuyer of Ed- monton Friday became the youngest winner in the 35-year history of the Alberta junior golf championship. Lecuyer, Edmonton city champion and fourth in last year's provincial amateur in Calgary, shot a final round 73 at his home club, Winder- mere, and finished with a 54- bole aggregate of 225. He finished two shots ahead of -18-year-old Brad C ox of Lethbridge and Barry Cowing of Red Deer. Cox, who missed the cut in last year's event, shot a 73 for 227. Cowing fin- ished with 76. The second-round leader, 17- year-old Dave Parker of Ed- monton and 16-year-old Roy Abbenbroek of Calgary, tied for fourth at 230. Parker, who led Cowing by a shot, 150 to 151, after 36 holes, faded to 80 in the final round. Abbenbroek shot a last-round 74. Wayne Meyer of Edmonton, the co-leader with Parker end Edmonton's Tony Lecuyer after the first day, was alone in sixth with 232. Lecuyer and Bob Haldane of Red Deer shared seventh with 233. Doug Lecuyer sunk a dutch seven-foot par putt on the 17th hole to hold off Cox, who had pulled even with Lecuyer, sink- ing an eight-foot brktie on the 460-yard 14th. Cox double bogied 16, how- ever, and Lecuyer bogied to lose a shot he never recovered. BRAD COX Oil Kings name Hodge as coach Gould losing some interest SYDNEY, Australia (Renter) Shane Gould, Olympic cham- pion and world record holder, says she will not compete in the world swimming championships in Belgrade next month. "My interest in swimming has the 16-year-old schoolgirl said Friday. Miss Gould, holder of the world women's freestyle records for 200, 400 and metres, said she probably will .not swim competitively the world championships Co- lombia in 1975. EDMONTON (CP) Ken Hodge, 26, today was named coach of the Western Canada Hockey League Edmonton Oil Kings. Hodge, coach of the Flin Generals of the Internationa Hockey League for the last four seasons, was associated with the junior team during train ing camp and playoffs for the last two seasons. He replaces Brian Shaw who recently accepted the hea< coaching position with Edmon- ton Oilers of the World Hockey Association. A former WCHL star with the Moose Jaw Canucks, Hodge turned to coaching after a ser tons eye injury ended his play- ing career. In his first assignment wit] Sorel Black Hawks of the Que- bec Junior Leggue, be won the league title, then lost the east em playoff for the Memoria Cup to the powerful Montrea Junior Canadiens. His Flint teams were success- ful in gaining the playoffs three times. "We fed Ken win carry on the Oil Kings' winning tradi- general manager Bil" Hunter said. "He takes a quiet but firm approach to coaching fad his- success well for Ms abBity to motivate the players." SUZUKI SUMMER SPECIAL DIM to the revaluation of the Yen the new prices en 1973 Suzuki Motorcycles will increase. But we ara offering a super special and offering a discount on the old prices of Off. it TRADES ACCEPTED it TERMS AVAILABLE Examples 2 only! 1973 SUZUKI Old prcie Save NOW New replacement price will be S1775 2 only! 1973 SUZUKI 500s Old price 94.10 Save New replacement price will be S1410 2 only! 1973 SUZUKI 6T 380s Old price J RQ Save OQ New replacement price will be S1449 1 only! 1973 SUZUKI GT 250 Old price SOOC Save NOW................ New tepletemeni price will be 2 only! 1973 SUZUKI 400 ENDUROS Old price Save NOW.........- I UOO mrTj-a. MjTII iww iVBNvcwniiOTe? pncv win pv 2 only! 1973 SUZUKI 250 SAVAGES Old price Save NOW reploMHunt price will be S1175 1 only! 1973 SUZUKI 185 SIERRA OM price Save NOW now 2 only! 1973 SUZUKI 125 DUSTER Old price Save NOW M-m IVffJff TVfPfVCW 3 only! 1973 SUZUKI 100 HONCHO Old price SCOO.10 Save NOW nvw THESE SUPER SPECIALS AT Bert Mac's Cycle 913 3rd AVE. S. PH. 327-3221 CLOSED MONDAY OPEN THURS. and W. Till. 9 PJA. Record book threatened at Troon Weiskopf, Miller set to meet head on TROON, Scotland (AP) Tom Weiskopf and Johnny Mil- ler may write themselves into the record books today in their lead-to-head clash for the 102nd British Open golf championship. The two golfing stars were locked in what seemed like a two-man charge for the coveted trophy over Row's layout along Scotland's windy west coast. Weiskopf, from Columbus, Ohio, who has won three United States PGA events recently, and Miller, the U.S. Open champion, were only one shot apart as they went into the final round. Weiskopf was at 206-10 under par. Miller was nudging him with a 54-bole total of 207. As they partner each other on the final day, the winner may need a record score to hold off the runner-up. Arnold Pahner, the veteran from Latrobe, Pa., set (be Brit- ish Open record the last time the championship was played in Troon, in 1962, with a 276-12 under par. RECORD IN BEACH Weiskopf caeds a three-under 69 to beat the record. He and Miller have teamed 19 the course in conditions that varied between stiff winds and down- pours on the first three days. Weiskopf went Mil- ler did 7fr68-69. Fellow American Bert Yan- cey appeared the only player within reach of the two leaders among the 70 golfers who sur- vived the cut for the last round. He was another four shots off the pace at 211. Brian Barnes and Neil Coles of Britain each had a 213 and Lanny Wadkins, another U.S. tourist, was at 214. Jack Nkklaus fell out of con- tention with a 215 while Palmer bad a 218. Defending champion Lee Trevtoo's bid to win the open for the third consecutive time wavered as he ballooned to a 221 after taking three bogeys in a string of four on the back nine. "This is the big said Weiskopf. "But I be wor- rying about the other guy. I'll just play the course." Miller, who picked off pars and birdies-with assur- ance as he gradually wore down Weiskopf's toad from the fust day, told reporters: "This is the best I've ever been going into a final round. "It would be cream on the top of the cake to win this one after the U.S. Open." Tara Road best challenger Royal Chocolate favored WINNIPEG (CP) The en-' try of Royal Chocolate and Tara Road has established itself as the pre-race favorite for the 25th running Sunday of the Manitoba Derby at As- siniboia Downs. Owner Jack Stafford of To- ronto said after jockey Tad Colangelo guided Royal Choco- late to victory in the June 30 Queen's Plate that "the best horse was left in the barn." Tara Road, to be ridden by Bobby Dimma, suffered a slight teg injury in an exercise prior to the Plate but appeared to be Bonds slips into third past Cedeno NEW YORK (AP) Final returns from fan balloting for the 1973 all-star baseball game wfll be announced next week, but as matters now stand, Bobby Bonds of San Francisco Giants has the inside track for a starting outfield job with the National League. In figures released Friday by the baseball commissioner's of- fice. Bonds bad edged into third in the fight to open in the out- field for the NL at Kansas City on July 24. His votes topped Cesar Cedeno of Houston by some and trailed Chi- cago's Billy Williams by about as each seeks to join Cin- cinnati's Pete Rose as outfield starters. Rose, with votes, is virtually assured of a starting job, as is iis Reds team-mate, catcher Johnny Bench, who con- tinued to lead, all NL vote-get- ters with from a total of ballots cast. Hank Aaron of Atlanta re- mained tte league's leading in- field choice, with votes for first base. Cincinnati second baseman Joe Morgan was the Reds' third position leader, compiling a total of votes. At shortstop, Chris Spekr of San Francisco had votes for a 2-1 edge over his nearest rival, while Ron Santo of Chi- cago Cubs bad a comfortable margin at third. The two all-star managers, Sparky Anderson of the Na- tional League champion Reds and Dick WflBams of the world champion Oakland Athletics, fully here. recovered in workouts Stafford said he considered Road the best of three colts he had eligible for the Plate. However, if the track is off, Royal Chocolate has been picked well ahead of the other 10 Canadian-bred three-year- olds in the Manitoba race. Only three horses owned by Western Canadian interests will be after the second-richest thor- oughbred payday in the coun- try. Singing Spirit, owned by Dan McLaws and Bill Boswell of Calgary, with Herb Hinojosa in the saddle, Lear. is trained by Les Short sport MORTON UPSET Calif. (AP) Veteran quarterback Craig Morton walked out of the Dallas Cowboys' training camp Friday, threatening retirement unless be gets a new contract or is traded. Morton, 30, an eight-year Na- tional Football League veteran, left the camp after meeting Thursday night and Friday morning with Tex Schramm, Cowboys' president. UNER CRACKS BARRIER CAMBRIDGE JUNCTION, Mich. (AP) Bobby Unser broke the 200-mile-an-hour bar- rier at Michigan International Speedway Friday night to win the pole position for Sunday's 200-mile race for Indianapolis- type cars. Unser, 38, cupped off consecutive two mile laps of 203.678 and 204.487 m.p.h. ENDS SLARY DISPUTE CHICAGO (CP) Line- backer Dick Butkus ended a two-month salary dispute with Chicago Bears by signing with die National Football League club. No terms were announc- ed, but it was reported the nine-year Bear veteran had been negotiating since May for a three-year contract at 000 a year. Lear, once a coach and Jlayer in the Canadian Football League, trained Speedy Zephyr when it won the 1971 Manitoba Derby hi a Canadian record time of one minute and 48 sec- onds for the race at Assiniboia. Singing Spirit was purchased a week before the Queen's Plate for about from George Frostad of Toronto. Mergine Fire, owned by T. V. Stable in Calgary, will have Lloyd Parsons in the saddle as the other Alberta representa- tive. BRANDON REPRESENTED Royal Tod, owned by E. W. McCattum of Brandon and rid- den by Dean Kutz, will repre- sent Manitoba. Among the Toronto entries are Gardiner Farms' Albert The Consort, ridden by Larry Bird, leading jockey at 'the Downs this season, and King- haven Farms' Wing Span, winner of the Derby Prep last weekend. Also included are Bo-Teek Farms' Zaca Spirit, with Rich- ard Grubb aboard; Parkvid.v Stables' Fabiusand, ridden Gary Stahlbaum; and .J Bnmton's Impressive Lady, with Hugo Dittfach. Riding Queen's Splendour, owned by Viscount Hardinge oi Montreal, will be Lloyd Duffy. The winning horse will re- ceive second third fourth fifth and sixth Post time for the race is ex- pected to be about 5 p jn. EDT. ANDY CAPP 7W5B4Y BEFORE VBTTOKr YOU tWIE YKTER04Y, CAME OWE i Fastball playoffs Sunday The Southern Alberta Inter- mediate C men's fastball play- offs will be staged at the Dave Elton Park Sunday. Four teams will take part in the one-day double knockout event which wfll determine the southern representatives in the provincial finals July 28-29. Action win get under way at a.m. when Lethbridge Woolco Robots face Lethbridge Simpson Sears while the re- maining two teams, Liberty Boilers and Picture Butte Rae Motors follow at eleven o'clock. The two losers wfll hit the diamond again at p.m. while the winners meet at two o'clock. The winner of the p.m. match will then face the losers of tiie two o'clock contest to termine which club wi" vance to finals again the kne undefeated squad. The final game is slated for f FANS: I I p.m. but if another game is required it wfll be held at p.m. Kenyan runners forced to drop will name the pitchers and re- serves for their respective teams. TEL AVIV (AP) Three Kenyan runners invited to race in Israel's ninth Maccabiah Games as special competitors said late Friday they had re- ceived instructions from Nair- obi to bow out of official coin- petition because of the partici- pation of Bhodesian Jewish ath- letes in the event. Word of their pull-out came as the track and field finals were set to begin tonight. Distance runners Amos Be- mott and Thomas Maweu and women's African champion Sa- bina Sabichi said they had been instructed not to compete against athletes from Rhodesia competing here in the so-called Jewish Olympics. Maccabiah officials decided to arrange what they called a "special invitation program" outside the Maccabiah schedule I in which foreign, non-Jewish' athletes would compete after the regular athletics com- petition. The Kenyans were unavail- able for comment on the in- structions. "The withdrawal by the Ken- yans wfll not affect the medal count, fed by the United States contingent with 33 gelds out of a total of 73. Host Israel had 61 medals over-all, including 23 gold, before tonight's resumn- flow of water from your taps is slow even though fully opened or waste from your house to the street main is not flowing properly PHONE NEPTUNE CORING LTD. 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One team that wffl be missed when athletics replace swim- ming as the centre of attention wfll be the Swedish swimming twins, Anita and Bernt Zarno- wiedd. The 19-year-olds have claimed nine medals between them with Anita winning aU n events she swam in. THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING July 16th thru 21st LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION RACETRACK POST TIME -ft PARMWITUEL P.M. DAILY W BETTING Anything FIBRE GLAS WE CAN REPAIR WESCAN'CAR TOP COUTTS HIGHWAY But. 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