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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, July 20, 1971 WINS IN A BREEZE Blow Mighty, with jockey Carl Schilling up, was day in a breeze as the six-day Whoop-Up Days race meet got started. the closest thing to a breeze Monday as he won the second race of the fthree winners Monday as Whoop-Up Days skir l Wiseman quick to take advantage By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Jockey Larry Wiseman is quick lo take advantage of a situation. Monday saw the opening of the six day Whoop Up Days Race Meet at Whoop-Up Downs and Wiseman moved front and centre as the rider to beat. Sunny skies and ideal racing conditions greeted patrons Monday and jockey Wiseman came away with a three win afternoon. Wiseman had no sooner ta- ken his racing colors from his hack following the seventh and featured race when the call came for a jockey for the eighth and final race. Carl Schilling, a newcomer to the Lethbridge racing' scene, was thrown from his mount in front of the grandstand and Wiseman was given the nod. It was Wiseman's day, as up- wards of bettors saw. Ky Eternal, with Wiseman's guidance, captured the Valley Feeders blanket in the seventh race. Ky Eternal paid to win, to place and 52.50 to show. Bunky Boo, with Schilling aboard, chased the winner to the wire and paid and War Doctor was Schilling's undoing. Seeking his third win of the day, Schilling found him- self flat on his back in front of the opening day gathering as War Doctor dumped the young jockey. Wiseman came on to take over and was a clear victor at the finishing wire. Ron Leon- ard gave War Doctor a run for the money atop Friendly Lad. Wiseman had earlier taken Bill's Chop Chop to the front in the fifth race. Monday's fifth race saw tick- et holders cash in on a Exactor. Schilling, before his fall, had ridden both ends of the daily double. He took advantage of Gerry Kipling's spill iji the first race to bring Friskalate home ahead of the pack and then followed up with a triumph aboard Blow Mighty in the second race. Daily double ticket holders cashed in on a payoff. Kipling, off to a bad start, was the star of the show last year with 18 victories in the six-day meet. He won four races on opening day and had another four win afternoon during the meet. Only one quinella was run off Monday as mechanical trou- bles hampered the pari-mutuel machines. The fifth race, which saw Wiseman win in the saddle with Biffs Chop Chop, was just an- other race of frustration for jockey Ron Leonard. Leonard finished in the money no less than five times aboard Court Finnegan in the third race. Court Finnegan comb i n e d with Hurry Hally, ridden by Barbara Suitor, for a quinella. TRACK Suitor, a SHOTS Barbara ;al jockey who made her debut last year, has com- petition for female honors in the Whoop Up Days meet in the person of pert Cindy Mooro Miss Moore was nipped at with his only win coming 1 the finish line in the sixth race McDowell's ivallel thin Fine didn't stop Sam By TIIE ASSOCIATED PRESS Suddenly Sam's wallet was a lot thinner. And just as sud- denly, so were some of Califor- nia's hopes for a sustained drive to (lie top of the American League's West Division. Sam McDowell, slapped with a fine Sunday by Cleve- land Indian manager Alvin Dark for "rowdyism" on the team bus, vented some of his frustrations on California's re- viving Angels, slapping them down with a seven-hit 3-1 triumph Monday night. The hig left-hander fanned seven Angels and blanked them until second baseman Eddie Leon dropped what would have been the game-ending popup, al- lowing Syd O'Brien to scoot all the way home from first. Hick Clark held the Tribe to just six hits through eight in- nings before McDowell and Ted Uhlaender opened the ninth with Minor baseball The Dodgers Wasted their way into the finals of the Nor- crest Little League Monday with a convincing 12-2 triumph over the Astros. Dave Snopek was the winner as he bested Mark Hirotsu in the game. Snopek picked up three hits on his way to victory as he belted a double and two sin- gles. Bon Shellenberg account- ed for two doubles for the win- ners- Hirotsu and Ed Fix each TOP SALESMAN OF THE MONTH ERNIE KOVACS We ore pleased to an- nounce thai Ernie Kovact wai our top salesman for the month of June. This it third eon- iccutivo month Ernie has been our top sales rep- resentative. Our congratulations are extended to Ernie on hit achievement. FLEMING MOTORS Corner 1st Ave. and 7th SI. S, Phone 327-1591 came up with a safety for Ihe now meet the Dod- the Norcrest cham- Astros. Braves gers for pionship with the first game, one which could be the final, set for tonight. The Braves, B section champs, must defeat the Dodgers twice for the championship. Meanwhile in Lakeside Little League play the Angels trounced the White Sox 23-1 as Alex Gepneris won. Mark Ully suffered the setback. Harvie Pocza stroked two home runs for the Angels while Gepneris chipped in with three singles and a double. Mike Craig added to the cause with two doubles and a single. bunt singles. A bases-loaded walk lo Chris Chambliss, an eiTor and an infield out sent in Cleveland's runs. In other games Monday, Chi- cago White Sox swept a twi- night doubleheader from New York Yankees, 8-3 in 10 innings and 3-1, Baltimore Orioles topped Oakland Athletics 4-2 in an afternoon game and, under the lights, Detroit Tigers whipped Kansas City Royals 5-2 and Washington Senators clipped Minnesota Twins by the same score. The Milwaukee Brewers game at Boston against the Red Sox was rained out. The Angels, ripped apart ear- lier this season by dissension, had been putting their game to- gether since the suspension of moody Alex Johnson and the re- tirement of Tony Conigliaro. "Morale is good and we're getting real good California manager Lefty Phil- lips said before Ms troops faced McDowell. McDowell, who went through a spring training salary dispute and early-season pitching prob- lems, boosted his record to 9-9 as l.a shrugged off the whopping fine. The hurler and manager clashed recently when Mc- Dowell, selected as a pitcher for the All-Star game, was scratched by Dark due to a sore shoulder. after giving chase to Banquet Knight. Lenny Miss Moore piloted Jockey Gerry Kip- ling got a rude awakening in the first race of the day as Bella County dumped him Delbert Rycroft had a chance for three wins Monday after winning the fourth and sixth race but missed in the eighth race The first day pari- mutuel handle was just over According to one official just two dollars over. RESULTS First S500, claiming, 3-year-old maidens, 5 f IT longs Friskalale (Schllllna) 7.60 4.00 4.30, (CCT) Lusterous Star (Leonard) 4.90 4.00 June Manners (Favero) 5.10. Time: Red Mount, Bella County, Sir E_. Ice Rose, Flashes Champ also Second S50Q claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 longs Blow Mlahty (Schilling) 13.40 7.60 2.50, Crankshaft (McDonald) 5.20 3.31 Chanfleld (Bourne) d.OO. Time: Silver Simon, Terlakl, Terra. Atom, Tin Pan, Starsnip also ran. Third claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs Court Finnegan (Leonard) 5.20 3.20 2.60, Hurry Hally (Suitor) 4.20 2.70, Travel Talk (Favero) 2.70. Time: 1-5 Hansome Nero, Jums Joy, Turks Classic Arthur D, Little Pablo also QUINELLA: Fourm claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs Miss Warlou (Rycroft) 6.00 4.50 3- Ned's Hood (Leonard) 8.20 5.70, Swan Babe (KiDlinq) 3.50. Time: 3-5 Red Galloper, Esprit's Son, Sorrel E, Prince Imbrose, Town Dog also ran. Filth claiming 4-year-olds and up, 1-16 miles Bill's Chop Chop (Wiseman) 3.90 3.60 2.70, Pilot's Count (Leonard) 5.10 3.10 Bright Valley (Bourne) 3.60. Time: 1-5 U Hope, Bet Late, Wilson Radiva, Another Indian, RIdgeview Hoce also EXACTOR: claiming 5 furlongs Banquet Knight (Rycroft) 9.20 11.20 -1.40, Lenny (Moore) 9.90 5.60, Fliflhts Call (Schilling) 5.90. Time: Bobalis, Rectifier, Good Fortune, Gypsy Beauty, Irish Way also ran. S eventn claiming, 3-year-olds and op, rnal (Wiseman) 7.70 3.40 2.50, Boo (Schilling) 4.70 2.80 Mar- Ky Et nky B gan (Leonard) 2.50. Time: 1-5 Shoetalong, Rocky Bob, also Eighth 51 000 claiming, 4-year-olds and uo. 7 furloncjs War Doctor (Wiseman) 12.80 5.00 3.30, Friendly Lad (Leonard) 4.20 3.20, Twilight Mood 5.9ft. Tims: 1-5 Owners Event Stove Pipes, Prairie Dew, Cantinel, Magic Hero also Eskimos victors of three in exhibition schedule REGINA (CP) Jerry Grif- fin intercepted a Bubba Wyche pass with 41 seconds remaining Monday night to halt a Saskat- chewan Roughrider march and allow Edmonton Eskimos to win their third Western Football Conference exhibition game 24- 21 before fans. Saskatchewan got; the ball in good field position in the dying minutes after tagging Edmon- ton quarterback Rusty Clark with two big losses and forcing the Eskimos to punt from deep in their zone. But, while Wyche led the Riders to the Edmonton 22-yard line, he threw right into the arms of Griffin to nullify the drive. Saskatchewan grabbed an early lead on a 16-yard touch- down pass to Gord Barwcll and led 7-3 at the end of the first quarter. Edmonton bounced back to grab a 14-14 tie at half- time and the teams were tied 21-21 after three quarters. A 41-yard field goal by Dave Cutler, his third of the game, at 4 45 of the final quarter stood up as the winning margin. His other field goals came from 27 and 34 yards. Terry Swarn got both Edmon- ton touchdowns on 72-and 25- yards passes, the first from starting quarterback Don Trull, the other from newcomer Harry Theofiledes, who saw limited action. Cutler kicked two con- verts and a single to round out the Edmonton scoring. Gord Bartvell hit pay dirt twice on 16-and nine-yard passes from Ron Lancaster with fullback George Reed, who was shaken up in the final seconds, getting a third on a two-yard run. Guard Jack Abendschan con- verted all three. There were five fumbles dur- ing the game, three by Ottawa and two by B.C., as well as three interceptions and a stolen ball. Meanwhile the British Col- umbia Lions scratched and scrapped to their first Canadian Football League victory of the season Monday night, a 22-20 exhibition victory over Ottawa Rough Riders. While the action have been much pleasure for the coaches of either team, the game provided just about every- ting for a fourth-quarter fist fight be- tween linebacker George Ander- son of the Lions and guard Dave Braggans of the Rough Riders. Both were ejected from the game. But by and large it boiled down to a kicking duel between left-footed Ken Phillips of the Lions and tiny Ivan MacMillan of the Riders. Phillips kicked three field goals and a convert on Josh Ashton's fourth-quarter touch- down while MacMillan booted two field goals and converted touchdowns by Dennis Duncan and Dave Pivec. Phillips field goals were from 17 yards, 24 yards and 11 yards while MacMillan kicked from the 19 in the third quarter, then brought the fans to their feet by clearing the crossbar from 48 yards early in the fourth quarter. In Montreal rookie Jim Ohasey, battling to win the No. 2 quarterbacking job with Montreal Alouettes, turned on some passing wizardry Monday night to lead the Als to a 20-9 exhibition Eastern Football Con- ference victory over Hamilton Tiger-Cats. C h a s e y, 22-year-old import from Dartmouth college, took over (he signal-calling in the second half with Montreal trail- ing 9-6 and threw touchdown strikjs to Moses Denson and Bruce Van Ness. For applauding fans it was the first pre-season exhibi- tion win for the defending Grey Cup champions, wtose No. 1 If if's after tvinning 11 straight It doesn't hurt to lose once "One Earn; doesn't mean there isn't a said Pittsburgh catcher Manny San- guillen afler (he Pirates were blasted by Los Angeles Dodgers Monday night. Sanguillcn's optimism is un- derstandable. It was Uie first game Iho Pirates had lost in 12. And the National League's East Division leaders didn't lose any ground because Montreal Expos beat second-place Chicago Cubs 5-3 and kept the Pirates' spread at 11V4 games. New York Mots, who held first place until they hit the turned hack St. Louis 5-2 jumped over Ihe Cardinals Into third, games behind Pittsburgh. In oilier games, Houslon As- tros tripped Philadelphia Phil- lies 3-2 in It innings, San Fran- cisco Giants bounced Atlanta Braves 11-8 and San Diego Padres stopped Cincinnati Reds 1-3. The Angeles hitting spree not only laid the Pirates" 11- gamc winning streak to rest, but also wake the Dodgers out of a recent lethargy. They had only scored four runs in their last four games. Some of (he Dodgers look extra batting practice before the game. Included among them was shor.sfop Mmiry Wills, who drove in llvoe runs with a (iou- hlo and single. lion Woods' first National j League home run and Ron Fair- ly's two-run single led Montreal over Chicago. Woods delivered a two-run slwt in the first after a walk to Ron Hunt, his first homer since being acquired from New York Yankees for Ron Swoboda last month. Fairly's hit in the sixth inning sent Cubs ace Ken Holtzman to the showers. Spot starter liny Sadecki fired a three-hitter antt New York erupted for all ils runs in the second inning to beat St. Louis and snap n thrcc-gamo losing streak. Cesar Cedcno slugged a bas- es-loaded single in Iho last of the Illh inning In send the Houston fans homo nappy. Roger Metzgcr opened the rally will) a single off Philadel- phia reliever Billy Wilson. Wil- son then tossed away Joe Mor- gan's attempted sacrifice bunt, putting runners on second and third. After Jim Wynn was in- tcntionaly w a 1 k c d, Ccdeno smacked his game-winner. San Francisco wasted a six- run lend Iwforc Bobby Bonds doubled and scored Iho tie- breaking runs on a throwing error as the Giants outlasted the Braves in a con- test. Ed Spiczio's two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning pow- ered San Diego over Cincinnati and snapped the Padres' losing streak at four gomes. quarterback, Sonny Wade, missed the game while serving a two-week military training stint in the United States. The Als have lost exhibition games to Toronto Argonauts and Cal- gary Stampcders as well as the CFL All-Star contest last month. Hamilton, now 0-3 on the exhi- bition circuit, squeezed all their scoring into the second quarter with veterans getting them the points. Carney Henley intercepted a pass at the Alouette 33 and raced over for a touchdown. Tommy Joe Coffey converted it and added two singles on wide field goal attempts. ANDY CAPP I TELLER I'VE BEEN W ME MOTHER'S ER IT'S ANEW. CAN V A MINUTE? C'MON. IF SHE'LL UE ABOUT] i ONE THING SHE'LL LIE ABOUT OTHER THINGS.y .'H ,c1 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East Pittsburgh Chicago New York St. Louis Philadelphia Montreal W L Pet. SBL .660 .539 11% .527 12 .521 13 .432 31Vj .394 25 37 Wesf 58 51 San Francisco 58 3B .604 Los Anqeles 51 .531 7 Houslon 17 -505 9% Atlanta .....ft 51 .dEO 12 Cincinnati U H .454 San Diego .....34 61 .358 23Va TODAY'S GAMES San Francisco Perry (8-8) al Pitts- burgh Blass (10-4) N New York Ryan (8-7) at Chicago Hands (9-10) Philadelphia Fryman (6-3) at St. Louis Reuss (fl-9) N San Diego Roberts (7-B) at Atlanta Reed (9-7) N Los Angeles Suitor (9-8) at Cincin- nati Gullett (9-3) N Montreal Stoneman (11-9) at Hous- ton Forsch (5-3) N MONDAY'S RESULTS Montreal 300 002 5 7 0 Chicago wo 003 s Strohmaycr (3-3) Raymond (6) Mar- shall (7) and Boccabclla; Holtzman (8-10) Bonham (6) Dekcrc (7) and Martin. HR; San Diego .200 000 8 1 Cincinnati .300 100 4 0 Kirby, Miller (7-2) (7) and Kendall; Simpson, Clonlnger (3-6) (1) and Cor- rales. HRs: ez New York CSI 000 0 St. Louis .000 300 3 0 Sadeckl (4-5) and Grote; Carlton (13-6) Drabowsky (9) and Simmons. San Francisco 400 001 18 3 Atlanta .001 601 8 13 1 Cumberland (6-0) McMahon (7) Hamilton (B) and Dietz; Barber (0-2) Herbel (1) House (7) Priddy (8) and Williams. HR: Los Angeles 040 01? 15 1 Pittsburgh ...000 013 0 Osteen (11-6) and Sims; Brlles (5-2) Vcale (6) Grant (7) Moose (8> and Sanguillen. HRs: (5) Allen Philadelphia 003 000 2 10 1 Houston 100 1W 000 3 13 0 Wise, Wilson (1-3) and McCarver; Grief, Lemaster (7) Gladding (9) and Harris (1-0) (11) and Edwards. Baltimore Boston Detroit New York Cleveland Washington 53 49 54 Pet GBL .630 .582 4VS .533 9 .474 .416 19 37 54 .407 20Vi WEST Oakland 58 34 .630 Kansas Cily tf 43 .522 10 California -15 52 .-164 15Vj Minnesota 42 so .W 16 Chicago 41 51 .446 17 Milwaukee 39 51 .433 18 TODAY'S GAMES Cleveland Dunning (7-7) at Oak- land Dobson (8-0) N Detroit Cain (5-4) al California Mes- sersmilh (8-9) N Baltimore Cuellar (13-2) at Kansas City Drago (10-4) PN Milwaukee Lopei (2-3) at Wash- ington Bosnian (7-10) N Minnesota Blyleven (7-12) at York Bahnsen (9-B) N Chicago Johnson (5-6) at Boston Ti- ant (0-3) N MONDAY'S RESULTS Detroit ...000 401 5 city ON 001 2 I Lolich (15-6) and Freehan; Rooker (1-7) Nelson (6) Abernathy (B) and Minnesota .000 002 5 7 1 Washington 004 010 1 5 10 1 Perry (12-9) Williams (6) Hall (7) and Mitlerwald; Brown (3-2) Shellcn- back (6) Ptna (6) LIndblad (6) and Billings. HR: Billings FIRST Chicago 210 000 001 8 13 fl New Yorlc 300 000 001 Magnuson, Romo (1) Hlnton (1-0) (8) Johnson (10) and Herman; Stot- llemyro 19-9) and Muncon. HR: Hermann SECOND Chicago HO 120 000-3 f 1 New York 001 100 6 1 John (9-10) and Hermann; Hardln (0-2) Closter (6) Hambrlght (9) and Munson. HR: May Baltimore .012 000 5 I Oakland 200 2 7 1 Dobson (12-4) and Etchebarren; Se- gui (6-4) Fingers (9) and Duncan. HRs: Blair (6) Johnson Monday Cleveland 000 000 1 California 000 000 7 1 McDowell (9-9) and Suarei; Clark i (2-1) LaRoche (9) Allen (9) and Moses. NEW 6 and 8 INCH PROPELLER SHAFT AUGERS Available in 6 In. dia., 38 ft. length 8 in. dia., and 70 ft. length! DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR, MAYRATH AUGERS MOVE IT FASTER AND EASIER. MAYRATH COMPTON. ILLINOIS YOUR ALBERTA DISTRIBUTOR ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPETE TIRE SALES 1 SERVICE 102 In South Phon. 3174806 or 317-444! ;