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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Travelling to Europe for Book early Book now with ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL 328-3201 The Herald Sports LETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lowtf 7th SlrMl Shopping Mall LHIbrUM.AItarti PkoM 328-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS Ohrn tough fans 10 Blockers Lakers wrap up weekend sweep Clear the track Jim Dompier scores important run in 7-6 win Sunday. Miners win two games The Lethbridge Miners .cored a pair of victories in Calgary Major Men's Fastball action on the veekend. Friday night the locals ravelled to Calgary and came way with a 3-1 decision over MIR in a league encounter and i 9-4 exhibition win against he Stereo Hut. George Santoni hurled a three hitter in leading the Miners to their league victory over MIR while John Suliak gave up five hits in taking the loss. George Waselenak tagged the Calgary hurler for three singles while Larry Thorn managed a double in a losing effort. Darrell Leavitt led the locals at the plate and on the mound in their win over Stereo Hut. Leavitt ripped three singles and hurled a four hitter in pacing the locals' attack while Waselenak chipped in with a pair of singles Marty LaPlante was handed the loss. By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor Maxie can shut them we'll win Reno president of the Lethbridge Lakers of the Alberta Major Baseball does not profess to be a great prognosticator. Sunday afternoon at Henderson Park before 600 faithful Lizzi became just that as Randy Maxwell shut the door on the Edmonton Blockers and the Lakers edged the Edmonton club 7-6 for a sweep of their weekend series. Saturday night Bob Brown and Les Ohrn combined for a 6-2 triumph. Maxwell came on in relief of starter Mike Buist and was faced with bases loaded and one away. He gave up two runs to deadlock the game at 6-6 but that was it. The Blockers didn't get a thing after that. Sansei win two straight The Lethbridge Sansei sur- vived the first round of the Southern Alberta bantam zone playoffs by whipping Blair- more in a best of three af- fair on the weekend. Harvie Pocza led the locals to two straight victories as he blasted a total of four home runs in the two games with one being a grand slam. Pocza also hurled a no hitter in the opening tilt while team mate Dick Stephure was credited with the mound decision in the second tilt. Rick Wentz also cracked a pair of home runs in the two games while Craig Ross Mitchell and Mike Lenaour chipped in with single home runs. The Sansei will now face a team from Calgary for the Southern zone title. Nice guys finish first. IIH We think we're first m among cc.r dealers in this simply because we put you first. You tell us what you we'll show you what we can nice change from what you might expect. More Our first-rate selection of new and used cars. Our service. Our top trade- allowances and easy financing. You'll appreciate doing business with nice guys like yourself. from the first... .so it will f 1974 MUSTANG GHIA Save on this fully loaded Mustang Ghia Demo NOW PRICED AT............ '4.098 1974 PINTO RUNABOUT Why not take home this 1974 Pinto Runabout rental unit. NOW PRICED AT ftUN A VIRV jnvle tttSUKt superior ma tars TABBD Al OCBTA Rob Roy paced the Lakers at the plate as he pounded out a two-run home run and a pair of sfrgles. Gary Bob Turner and Kent Peterson each managed two singles for the winners. coming back surprisingly early from a dislocated left and Turner combined for Sunday's winning run. Peterson singled and was sacrificed to second by Jim Dompier. With no one covering third after Dompier's bunt Peterson continued on to third and was there when Turner delivered the single to knock him home. Rick Johnson and Brian Betts came up with two singles each for the Blockers. Saturday night who had been struggling earlier in the put it all togethei as he fanned 10 Blockers while giving up single runs in the first and eighth. Brown delivered the key blow Saturday as he drove a triple up the power alley in right centre with the bases loaded to give the Lakers a 4-1 lead after four a lead they never relinquished. The locals added another two runs in the sixth to salt the victory away. Eight locals had one hit apiece off losing pitcher Mike Besides Brown's triple Tim Roy and Paul Sullivan added doubles. Mike Teacher paced the Blockers with a double and single while Betts and Bruce Gullett managed a double each. Calgary Jimmies limited Edmonton Tigers to four hits Sunday en route to a 4-0 victory Ron Peterson went the first three innings for the allowing no hits before being removed with a sore arm. Don Rogelstad came on in the fourth inning and was in trouble only in the ninth inning when the Tigers loaded the bases with one out. Jimmies jumped on losing pitcher Doug Homme for single runs in each of the first and second innings and added two more in the seventh off David Dumbeck who relieved in the sixth. Homme took the loss. Al John Elick and Dave Morris each had two hits for the Jimmies while Wayne Commodore had a double and single for the Tigers. Edmonton Tigers who trail- ed by six runs in the fifth inn- ing and two runs in the ninth scored in the 10th Saturday night to defeat Calgary Jim- mies 10-9. The winning run came after Tigers' second baseman Dave Sowinski was awarded first base on a controversial catchers' interference call. He scored from second on a one out single by Murray his fourth hit of the game. FIHST Blockers 100 000 9 1 Lakers 010 302 OOX-6 8 1 Bullock and Ohrn and Bozak Leth. Roy SECOND Blockers 003 300 000-6 10 1 Lakers 202 200 13 4 Osborne. Jamieson and Teahen. R. Maxwell and Bozak Short sport roundup FLOWERS TRADED Conn. Richmond a starting safety with New York Giants of the National Football League for part of last season but now an executive with Houston Texans of the rival World Football has been traded by the Giants to Oakland Raiders for a future draft the Giants an- nounced Sunday. DRIVER KILLED Va. Late- model-sportsman driver Gip Gibson of was killed Sunday in a spec- tacular three-car accident during the open competition race at the Virginia Raceway. TWO SHARE FARM PHILADELPHIA The Stanley Cup champion Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League an- nounced Thursday the signing of an agreement with the new Washington Capitals to jointly use Richmond Robins of the American Hockey League as a farm team. The who previously had a working agreement with the said Larry Wilson will remain as coach and general manager of the AHL club. BECKERT BACK SAN DIEGO San Diego Padres returned in- fielder Glenn Beckert to the active roster Friday and released veteran outfielder Matty Alou so he can play baseball with Fukuoka Lions of the Japanese League. hit .361 in 22 games with the National Picture Butte best in playoffs Picture Butte Rae Motors advanced to the Southern Alberta intermediate C men's fastball finals by winning the local and district zone playoffs on the weekend. Rae Motors earned a shot at the Southern zone title as they Davis Tarnava wins B.C. Roger Anholt of Moose Sask. and Renata Stachowski of B.C. won the mens and womens championships Saturday at the 30th annual Nelson Midsummer Bonspiel. Anholt shaded Lyle Davis of Lethbridge 7-6 while Stachowski blasted Audrey Merriam of Calgary 11-1. Don Barth of Regina won the men's B event by beating Rod Weppler of Saskatchewan while Abbey Bridgeman of B.C. took the women's B crown with a 9-2 victory over Ollie Acorn of B.C. Jocko Tarnava of Lethbridge won the men's C defeating Fred Callaway of Calgary 5-3. The women's C event was won by Dot McDonald of Victoria with a 13-6 win over Verlene Olson of Nelson. A total of'176 rinks started curling in the competition Monday. bested four other clubs in a two day double knockout tourney held in Picture Butte Saturday and Sunday. The champions went un- defeated in the weekend playoff series as they defeated Lethbridge Liberty Boilers 5- won by default against Pic A Pop and whipped the Boilers in the championship final 10-5. In the championship final Sunday Picture Butte held a solid 4-1 lead after four complete innings of play and tallied six more in the sixth frame to upend the Boilers. Joe Tokai who was relieved by Hartley Phillips in the six- th frame picked up the mound win while Al Pilling suffered the loss. Wayne Shearer led the winners' nine hit attack with a double and single while Rick Davies and Dan Tolley chipped in with a double each. Bob Crowe paced the Boilers at the plate stroking three consecutive singles while Frank Popson added a home run. Meanwhile in other games staged over the Pic- ture Butte dumped Pic A Pop 10-2 in exhibition IGA dropped City Hall Pic A Pop shackled IGA Liberty Boilers whipped IGA Boilers defeated City Hall 14-4 and City Hall crushed Pic A Pop 16-6. Picture Butte will now face a team from Medicine Hat for the south title. DE TABER ARENA TONIQHTI P.M. North American Championship DANNY LITTLE BEAR va BIG JOHN QUINN THE KIWIS va BOB PRINQLE A LARRY LANE SCMROEDER CODY ft Bla _ t2 19.SO League's Padres early in the season but had been on the dis- abled list since May 31 with an arthritic ankle. batted only .185 in 48 mostly as a pinch hitter. POSTPONE FINAL Switzerland Sunday's men's singles final in Swiss Open tennis championship between Manuel Orantes of Spain and Guillermo Vilas and Argen- tina was postponed to today because of rain. WINS USAC 200 MILWAUKEE Butch Harman of coasted to victory in the United States Auto Club's 200- mile stock race Sunday after the car of his closest Dick hit an oil slick on the fourth spun out and hit a retaining wall. EAGLES SIGN SIMARD SOUTH Mass. Luc the highest scorer in professional hockey for the last two has been sign- ed by Syracuse an ex- pansion team in the American Hockey League. Simard had 68 goals and 56 assists in each of his last two seasons with Cape Cod Cubs of the North American Hockey League. ACOSTA SIDELINED CHICAGO Chicago White Sox of baseball's American League purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Jirn Otten from their Iowa farm team in the American Association and placed reliever Cy Acosta on the 21-day disabled list. Acosta is to have a cornea growth on his right eye re- moved by surgery Wednesday r ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Philadelphia 46 43 St. Louis 44 GBL .517 -.500 1 V4 488 .437 7 .437 7 430 7V4 670 -582 8 544 11 533 12V4 429 21 Vi 421 23 Montreal New York Pittsburgh Chicago Los Angeles Cincinnati 44 38 49 .38 49 .37 49 Weil 61 30 53 38 49 Atlanta San Francisco San 43 40 52 40 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago LaRoche at Atlanta Morton Houston Roberis at Pittsburgh Ellis Cincinnati Kirby at St. Louis Foster SUNDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati 3-1 Pittsburgh 2-2 Atlanta 7 St. Louis 0 Philadelphia 5-7 San Francisco 2-4 Houston 7 Chicago 6 Montreal 6-6 San Diego 1-2 New York 4 Los Angeles 1 SATURDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati 9 Pittsburgh 4 San Francisco 13 Philadelphia 3 Atlanta 8 St. Louis 1 Houston 4 Chicago 0 San Diego 5 Montreal 1 Los Angeles 2 New York 1 LEAGUE LEADERS All SL Gross. Hou Pgh Cash. Pha Pha Cm Garvey. LA___ Grubb. SD LA Home Runs Los Angeles 20. Cedenr. 19. Runs Batted In- 65. Pitching Los Los ta Dm 369 k AMERICAN LEMGUE W L Pel. GBL Boston.......48 40 .454 Baltimore 47 40 .540 Cleveland 46 40 535 1 Milwaukee... 45 43 511 3 Detroit 44 44 500 4 New York 44 45 494 Watt Oakland SO 39 562 Kansas City 44 43 506 5 Chicago ........43 44 494 6 Texas 44 48 478 7Vi Minnesota 42 48 467 California 34 57 .374 17 TODAY'S GAMES Oakland Abbott at Baltimore McNally or Garland California Ryan at Cleveland Arlm Boston Cleveland at Kansas City Briles Milwaukee Champion al Minnesota Goltz or Butler Detroit LaGrow at Chicago Johnson SUNDAY'S RESULTS Oakland 7-6 New York 3-1 Boston 3 California 0 Milwaukee 9-4 Texas 3-5 Minnesota 6 Cleveland 5 Chicago 3 Baltimore 1 Kansas City 2 Detroit 1 SATURDAY'S RESULTS New York 12 Oakland 6 California 12 Boston 1 Milwaukee 5 Texas 2 Minnesota 2 Cleveland 1 Detroit 8 Kansas City 2 Baltimore 2 Chicago 1 LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. 345 50 131 380 215 30 71 330 297 52 96 323 .273 49 88 322 237 38 76 .321 218 28 69 317 270 31 85 .315 Carew Min Hargrove Tex Bos Jackson. 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