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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 DISNEYLAND Priced from per person Special rales lor children AIRFARE-CALGARY-LOS ANGELES RETURN. ACCOMMODATION PLUS EXTRAS -DE- PARTURES EVERY FRIDAY ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Phone 328-8W Herald' Sports A slow time was 9.4 seconds in the event Calf ropers nothing short of brilliant By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer The Lethbndge Whoop-Up Days rodeo is history but the fans who took in the three day show will be talking about the calf roping exhibi- tion put on for many months to come The rodeo payed eight monies to the ropers and the slowest time turned in by any of the top eight was a fast 9.4 seconds. Three men ended up splitting the top prize as they all had brilliant runs of 8.5 seconds. Lloyd Fowlie of Gerald Reber of Bowden and B C.'s Kenny McLean all tied their calf in identical times and banked for their efforts McLean not only had a good day in the roping but placed in the saddle bronc cham- pionship standings as well and was named the all around cowboy ol the show. In second spot in the gaining only fourth place money of was up and coming Bill Reeder of Card- ston. Roy Groves and Jack the men who looked like they had the roping wrapped up split fifth and sixth spot with their 9.2 second times. Franklin Daines had a 9.3 and J. W. Campbell rounded out the top eight finishers with the 9.4 second run. Mel Hyland of the 1972 world saddle bronc saw his 80 point ride on Silver Tip turned in on Thursday stand the test of time and the Sticking to it This cowboy was there when the buzzer sounded to end his 10-second ride as the 1974 Whoop-Up Lewis dominates chuckwagon races Days rodeo ended. Als cut Evanshen MONTREAL Wide receiver Terry a native Montrealer with nine seasons experience in the Canadian Football was cut Saturday by Montreal Alouettes. Evanshen. broke in with the Alouettes in 1965 after at- tending Utah State Univer- sity. Traded to Calgary Stampeders of the Western Football Evenshen teamed with quarterback Peter Liske for a league record 96 catches in 1967. He was a member of the Alouettes in 1970 when the Montreal club defeated the Stampeders for the Grey Cup. Locals host wagon final Lethbridge will be the scene of the first Cana- dian chuckwagon cham- pionships. Chuckwagon director Tom Dorchester made the. announcement Saturday that Lethbridge had been selected as the ideal place to hold this first- time venture. Plans have almost been com- pletely finalized. As many as 30 of the best chuckwagons in the world are expected to ender and will run in three-wagon races with many of- the great names in wagon racing scheduled to enter. When Dave Lewis said he'd drive two chuckwagons in the Lethbridge Whoop-Up Days the other 10 outfits didn't know what they'd let themselves in for Lewis not only won the overall championship aboard the Lyle Adams pocketing over but he added an additional to the coffers by placing second in the Stewart Ranch wagon. In the Adams rig he had a three-day running time of 3-17.7 while the Stewart Ranch team navigated the track in a total of Veteran driver L. O. handling his own took third spot in the standings with a running time of and Tercier guided by Maurice having a 3 25.7 in fourth spot. Fishermen ALL FISHING EQUIPMENT at 12212nd Ave.S. Lithbrldti Phom 329-0017 The sixth heat of Saturday's although it didn't feature cither of the Lewis was the best race of the night as Ken Boreck scored a half a horse victory over L. 0. Nelson in the two wagon go Lethbridge's Larry Mead drove the Erresman rig to vic- tory in the third heat besting Reids Welding with Normand up and Ward Willard's Bob Allen outfit. Another Sundown ran alone for the third his only opponent being the and the clock won as Hank had a slow time of and finished well down in the stan- dings. Lewis guided his Lyle Adams team to victory in heat number two 'ahead of the Ter- cier Motors team and Tom Healy's outfit with Larry Meade up. The final wagon race of the Whoop-Up Days show was a good one as Lewis brought the Stewart Ranch entry home first ahead of Hi Standard Charlois with Bill Thompson at the reins and the Rode Borek team handled by Dallas Dorchester. Veteran chariot driver Carl Salmon proved to be the cream of the crop in the ex- citing chariot races and had the fastest three-day running 170.8 seconds. Bill Thompson was close behind in second place with a total of 171.6 seconds while two more Salmons finished third and fourth. Ted's 172.9 placed him ahead of Jack with 174.3. Carl won over for the three days of racing. Carl Salmon bested Bill Thompson in one of the closest chariot races seen here in the first heat of the evening. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lowtr Level TUi Street Shopping Mail LUMrldM. Alton PIOM 328-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS ANDYCAPP MINE STILL NAMED THE PAX FLO 'OW LONG DID VOU GO WITH 'E MARRIED diminutive bronc rider took home first place money of Southern circuit champion John Gratton had a 76 in se- cond place in the bronc two points more than Jim Kelts could garner in third slot. Jerry who shared the South Circuit honors with Gratton last was fourth with a 71. Ken McLean and Bobby Gotfriedson split fifth and six- th with twin 70s. Phil the 1972 Cana- dian cowboy of the drew the famous Reg Kesler horse Moonshine and made the best of his opportunity. Phil raked out an event winning 77 ppint ride atop the 1973 world champion bareback horse and received a cheque for his troubles. Kay who had Moonshine on the first night's was second with a 76. Jim.Clifford of Edmonton end- ed up in third spot with a 72 point ride. Five time Canadian bareback king Dale Trottier was next in line with a mark of 71 and Jim Cammart of Strathmore was fifth with a 70. John Dodds drew the Reg Kesler National Finals bull Blue Frost and the two cham- pions worked together and came up with a 79 point outing and the bull riding title. John is richer for his fine ride. Kay from N once again found himself shifted back to second place as his 77 was two points short of the winning ride. Veterans Bobby Berger and Lawrence Hutchison were knotted in third and fourth with identical 75s and Mark Misner was fifth with a 74. Young Jordie Thompson had a 72 in sixth Rodeo clown Jerry Olsen proved to be the popular winner of the steer wrestling championship Jerry found his slow time of 6 5 turned in Fri- day was really a fast one after all as his cheque will attest. Over 70 steer wrestlers took a run at Olsen but none of them could come relatively close to the big funny man. Australia's Des Dessaix came the closest with an 8 4 second run and Lethbridge's Billy Maughn gathered in his biggest pay cheque to date with a nine second clocking in third spot. Southern Circuit all around leader D. C. Lund was fourth with a 9.2 and Ken Finlayson was taking 9.4 seconds at his task. An odd occurance existed when one realizes that the top two dogging times were the only ones faster than the winn- ing calf roping time. Joy Brown of Granum was the overall winner of the gal's barrel racing taking 31.1 seconds on two runs. She takes home over for her 30 odd seconds of work. Taber's Pat Sparks finished second overall with a total of 31.2 seconds and Joy's Jerri ended up in third spot with a running time of 32 seconds flat Don Copperthorne proved to be the class of the wild horse race as he won the event each night as well as the overall title. Don and his teammates will split over between them for their few minutes of excitement each night. BEHIND THE CHUTES Rodeo judge Jim Marsh spent some of his off hours cleaning corn behind one of the local food booths this year's Lethbridge show was one of the best put on by Reg Kesler and the exhibition board a capacity crowd of took in the final night's action the calf roping times were some of the quickest ever seen on the Southern Circuit the reason accredited for the slow dogging times was the shallowness of the starting box slack was run off Saturday with two of the best roping times emerg- ing from it the three-day rodeo was timed by Judy and Liz Kesler the announcing was in the capable hands of Bill Holt while his wife Ramona was the secretary of the affair Ed Reid has to be the hardest working of- ficial at the show the weather couldn't have been better for the three nights of rodeo Tom Bews was nam- ed the hard-luck cowboy. THAT TAKES ME 3ACK A LET ME I WENT A at. COME TO THINK .....ER...I WENT Twins starting to Reds close to within ASSOCIATED PRESS As the major leagues' three- day all-star break begins Detroit Tigers are fail- ing and Minnesota Twins are on a hot streak. for Bob Darwin hit a two-run single and Eric Soderholm had a three-run homer to highlight a sevan-run fourth inning that gave Minnesota a 10-7 victory over the the Twins' 12th victory in their last 15 games and Detroit's 13th loss in its last 15. In other American League baseball New York Yankees edged Kansas City Royals Oakland A's defeated Cleveland Indians 6- 3. California Angels topped Baltimore Orioles 6-4. Texas Rangers 'tripped Boston Red Sox 2-1 and Chicago White Sox beat Milwaukee 6-2 before the Brewers took the second game 5-3. Cleveland edged Oakland 10- 9 New York beat Kansas City 6-2. Chicago edg- ed Milwaukee Minnesota whipped Detroit Texas beat Boston and California won the opener 2-0 over Baltimore but lost the night- cap 5-2. Bobby Murcer's two-run bases-loaded double in a three-run seventh inning led the Yanks past the Royals. Ted Kubiak's two-run single highlighted a four-run seventh inning that gave Oakland the edge over Cleveland. Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles are leading their respective divisions in the National that means that the Phillies should meet Cin- cinnati Reds in the playoffs. the teams that are in first place at the allstar break meet for the league title in the fall. But the National League West race is something else. The who lost to the East-leading Phillies 2-1 Sun- are games ahead of the Reds that is where they were this time last when the Reds erased the Dodgers' lead with a second-half rally. In other National League St. Louis Cardinals beat Houston Astros Pitt- sburgh Pirates stopped Atlanta Braves Cincinnati Reds walloped Chicago Cubs San Francisco Giants Sansei takes twin bill Lethbridge Sansei took two Bantam Baseball Southern Zone playoff games from Medicine Hat over the winning by identical scores of 17-12 in each game. Harvie Pocza fanned 10 Medicine Hat batters and belted a pair of home runs himself in the first game. Rick Wentz also shone for Sansei with three doubles and a single. Tim Katakami led the locals in the second ripping a home double and two singles in five trips to the plate. Harvie Pocza added his third home run of the day. Sansei is scheduled to travel to Medicine Hat next weekend to complete the playoff series. blanked Montreal Expos 4-0 and and San Diego Padres beat New York Mets 7-3. In Saturday's St. Louis defeated Houston Montreal edged San Francisco 3-2. Chicago beat Cincinnati 11-6. Pittsburgh defeated Los Unser misses double win CAMBRIDGE Mich Bobby Unser won a 200-mile race Sunday for Indianapolis cars and lost by an eyelash to A. J. Foyt in a second race before fans at Michigan International Speedway. 40. nipped brother Al by 3.9 seconds in winning the first section of the double- header. Then he found himself locked in a race-long duel with old pro Foyt in a 200-miler for stock Unser started in the front- row pole position in both with Foyt sitting beside him each time. Angeles 5-2 and New York downed San Diego 10-2. Willie Montanez. hit a tie- breaking single in the eighth inning to give Jim Lonborg. 12-9. and the Phillies their vic- tory over Los Angeles. Al walked Dave Cash to start the eighth and Larry Bowa bunted him to second. Cash took third on a single by who con- tinued to second on the throw to the plate Montanez then sent Cash home with a single to right. Willie Crawford's throw to the plate nailed Schmidt trying to score. Light-hitting Mike Tyson hit a two-run double and Ken Reitz and Jose Cjuz hit home leading St. Louis over Houston A 14-hit Cardinal attack also included three singles by Lou who drove in a run and stole his 59th and 60th bases of the season. Richie Hebner drilled four including a pair of home and scored four triggering Pittsburgh over Atlanta Manager Eddie Mathews of the Braves was fired after the game. ELRICH TIRE SPORT National League W League East W L Pet- St York Chicago New York Los Cincinnati San San Saturday's St Louis 6 Houston 5 Montreal 3 San Francisco 2 Chicago 11 Cincinnati 6 Pittsburgh 7 Atlanta 6 Philadelphia 5 Los Angeles 2 New York 10 San Diego 2 Sunday's Results St Louis 9 Houston 1 Pittsburgh 6 Atlanta 2 Cincinnati 8 Chicago 2 San Francisco 4-2 Montreal 0-0 San Diego 7 New York 3 Philadelphia 2 Los Angeles 1 Saturday's Results Cleveland 10 Oakland 9 New. 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