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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuwdoy, July 24, THE LETHMIDGE HERALD Clutch relief job Maxwell saves it for Jerry Veres CALGARY (Special) Lethbridge Lakers took ad- vantage of five errors to score six unearned runs and defeat Calgary Jimmies 8-7 in the Al- berta Major Baseball League Monday night. Lakers exploded for four runs in the eighth inning on three hits, a walk, two passed balls and three Jimmy mis- cues. Jimmies rallied in the bot- tom of the eighth on John Ettcks's two-run homer and scored two more runs In the ninth before relief pitcher Randy Maxwell struck out in- fiekfer Dave Morris and pinch- hitter Juan Eichefcerger with the bases loaded. Right bander Jerry Veres worked eight-plus innings for the Lethbridge victory, strik- ing but 10 Jimmies while spac- ing nine hits. Ron Peterson was the loser. InfieWer Rob Ray paced Lakers nine-hit attack with a double and single while out- SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan Senior champ Rollie Howes of Lethbridge won the annual senior golf tournament staged at Henderson Lake over the end. Rollie Howes senior winner ttoiiie Howes of Lethbridge who is not affiliated with any golf course in particular, emerged the victor in the 24th annual Southern Alberta Senior Men's Golf Association cham- pionship tournament held at Washington waiting CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) Duane Thomas, the con- troversial running back who has had problems with three Na- tional Football League teams in the last year, apparently is on bis way to join Washington Red- Thomas, acquired by the Red- skins in a trade with San Diego Chargers last Thursday, and his agent, former pro football star Abner Haynes, were reported to have arrived in Washington from Dallas by plane late Mon- day night and rented a car to travel to the Redskins' training camp at Dickinson College. ID a related matter, Larry Brown, the 1972 pro football player of tfce year, appeared ready to settle his dispute with the Redskins and report to Wednesday. Brown has refused to report for the last 10 days because he wants the Redskins to negotiate a multi-year contract beginning when his current pact this year. The Redskins have said they would not talk to Brown while be remained away from the camp. Henderson Lake on the week- end. Howes won the Nome Mac- Leod rose bowl for his efforts as he bested the field of 36 entries. Bill Townsend, a former champion, won the Bill HoJber- ton trophy while the Jim Freel Sr. trophy went to John Kane- wischer. Nazen Kirk took home the Tom McCready tro- phy as the champ of toe fourth division. Included in the tournament was the annual general meet- ing of the senior association. Bill Townsend was elected president for the coming year while Art Harris will be his vice president. Ed Hembroff was returned as secretary while elected to the board of directors were Cliff Forry, Ken McLean, Joe Runge Doug Sutherland. Stapleton plans possible move CHICAGO (CP) Defen- ceman Pat Stapleton's wife con- firmed reports Monday night that her husband is moving to Chicago Cougars of the World Hockey Association from Chi- cago Black Hawks of the Na- tional Hockey League. In a telephone interview, Mrs. Stapleton said details of her lusband's contract terms would be released this morning at a news conference called by the Cougars. came so dose to blowing the whole thing. Lethbridge Lakers, the only true all-Canadian team in the Alberta Major Baseball League almost fef, the bubble burst on what it was all about over the weekend at Hender- son Stadium. .who early in the season, much to the emphasis of manager Ron Taylor, de- cided they would go with an all-Canadian line-up, came ever so close to massing out on a chance to win the At For awnfle Saturday night and again Sunday afternoon, it appeared the Lakers were satisfied to rest on their laur- els and hare the other clubs wilt under the pressure brought to bear by having to play the locals. However, the Lakers came to life in tune to win it all Lakers, to a man, I would have to say, learned a very big lesson Saturday and day. There has never been any question about the fact that they have a very good ball club. With or without imports, they can hold their own in the Alberta League. But they have to work at it. Saturday night they came within a whisker of losing to the Edmonton Tigers and the rain. Two runs, however, in the bottom of the fifth in- ning carried the -Lakers past the Tigers 2-1 and a berth hi the semi final against Cal- gary Giants. Lakers were actually leading 4-1 when play was suspended mid- berta senior baseball .title in an All-Canadian champion- ship tourney staged at Hen- derson over the weekend. The locals had to te consid- ered favorites heading into the six-team competition. All other teams in the league de- pend, to a certain extent, on imported players. Take away the Americans and you weak- en any other team in the Al- berta Major Baseball League. Lakers, on the other hand, had a stand pat line-up that has the best record in the league. -and now await the winner of the Alberta Baseball Associa- tion tourney, to -decide Alber- ta's representative In Canadian senior baseball New Brunswick in August. A date and site of the final has yet to be decided. way through the sixth inning but were awarded a 2-1 tri- umph after five complete innings. Sunday afternoon the future, as far as the Alberta senior title more titan just bleak. Not only were the Lakers trailing the Giants throughout most of the game, they were fighting themselves. When they were in the field, it was like a wake was being held. At the plate it wasn't much better. For the first six innings, with the exception of one or two players, the rest may have just as wen gone up without a bat and tried for a walk. Healing Substance... Shrinks Piles, Checks Itch JEichriiK fcoHng irtttlMct puma to NorthUtxU Park rttuHs MotxMy. FIRST VMS, claiming, 5 fur- Cagcr 43JO Utflt Reseat (Norrltt 3.30 3.00; Shtlly ft Good