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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta toturday, July 15, 1970 THl IETHBRIDGI! HERALD Wlioop-Vp Days Rodeo Finals Tonight Steer Wrestlers Stealing Show 4 f- V i T; HEADING FOR A QUICK COUNT Melton Struck Out Seven Tunes Tommy Agee Let Jones Know By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS count. Agee went and when he Tommie Agee was sure his daring surprise would work but the New York Mets fleet centre fielder couldn't keep quiet as he stole home hi the 10th inning against the Los Angeles Dodg- ers Friday night, giving the New Yorkers a 2-1 victory. With reliever Jim Brewer on the moimd for the Dodgers, two out and the bases loaded, Cleon Jones was at bat with a 1-1 got near home yelled to Jones, "Look out, look out." Agee barrelled across the plate, knocking over Los Ange- les catcher Bill Haller and the home plate umpire as Jones faked swinging at the 1-1 pitch. "I'm sure he (Brewer) was Agee said after- ward. "But I felt I would make it. I wouldn't hava gone if I didn't think so." Jones said: "I saw him com ing out of the corner of my ey and when he passed the hal way mark, I knew he was com ing. I heard him yell." Agee called to Jones becaus in a similar steal attempt in last year's playoff against A lanta Braves, Jones didn't se him and drilled a line driv which just missed the startle Agee. In other National Leagu games, Chicago Cubs rippfid Ai lanta 11-1, Cincinnati Red blanked St. Louis Cardinals 4-( Pittsburgh P i r a t es bombec Houston Astros 11-0, San Fran Cisco Giants split a twi-nigh doubleheader vvi t h Montrea Expos, winning the opener 8-7 before losing 7-5 and Phila dlpliia Phillies edged San Diegi Padres 4-3. Bill Singer of He Dodgers am Koosman of the Mets each went nine innings, lockec in a. 1-1 tie. Singer issued five hits Koosman six. It just wasn't Bill Melton's night. While his Chicago White Sox teammates came close to theii best night of the season Friday, he didn't come close to much sf anything. The slugging outfielder, who STYLISH GEM TONE STAX SELF- STACKING TUMBLERS FREE WITH GASOLINE PURCHASE! These attractive Gem Tone Siax self-stacking Tumblers are made by Federal. They come in sets of four, in tinls of amethyst, topaz, emerald and sapphire. Two sizes, 9 oz. and 12 oz. Great for entertaining, so have yourself a party when you get the first setl Also available: colourful, pedestal style Hostess Coffee Mugs and beautifully styled 22 kt. Gold-Band English design Dinnerware from Barrett's of Staffordshire! So pick up your "Bonus Parade" card- at this Union 76 Service Station. Then you're on your way to attractive bonuses! Stop in today and get in the Bonus Parade! Union 76 Mayor Msgrath Service Mayor Magrath Drive and 4th Ave. S. Ph. 328-9766 Union 76 Chimo Service 714 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-04J2 Union 76 Is on the bait. Women's Event Goes Tuesday The annual Henderson Lake women's invitational golf'tour- nament is slated to get under way next Tuesday at the Lake Layout. Tee-off time has been set for 9 a.m. Entries for the one-day event, set at must be regis- tered at the pro shop at Hen- derson. The gals will be playing for the Speedy Cartage trophy won last year by Arlene McDonald of Calgary. started the day biting .227 wit 18 homers, tied a major leagu record by striking out seve times in a twi night doubl header against Detroit. He did walk oaice. And an his last time at bat, he finally man aged to hit the ball-but he hi it with Ms left arm and woun up in the hospital. In spite of him, the White Sox rallied for five runs in the ninth inning to beat the Deroit Tiger 5-2 in tlie firs game, and wit him gone in the ninth of the night-cap, they almost pulled that one out in the ninth before losing 5-4. As a result, they missed an other chance to win a double- header for the first time this season. They have lost nine twinbills and now have spli ihree. The Tigers also missed a big chance to pick up ground on the Baltimore Orioles, who were routed by the Minnesota Twins 1-0 in a battle between division eaders in the American League. Washington Senators outlasted California Angels 9-8 in 10 in- nings, Oakland Athletics oombed the New York Yankees .1-0, Milwaukee Brewers over- came Boston Bed Sox 84 and Cleveland Indians mauled Kan- as City Royals 9-2 after losing 5-3 in another twi-nighter in ther games. Melton struck out four times and walked once while the Sox ell.behind 2-p after eight in- lings of Hie first game against jes Cain. But two singles knocked out Cain and Tom Tim- lerman, Detroit's bullpen ace, elieved, only to be met by Ken erry's run-scoring single. After Bobby Knoop's bunt sin- le loaded the bases, pinch-hit- er Ed Herrmann drilled a sin- .e to tie the score and Syd 'Brien followed with a two-run ingle. Aotlier scored on a round out. By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer For the second consecutive evening steer wrestlers stole the show at the Lethbridge Whoop- Up Days rodeo. There are no less than 14 steer wrestlers with times un- der six seconds after two days of rodeoing. Ralph Betz, of Wy- oming, still has the best time, dropping his animal in 4.2 sec- onds on the opening night. Kenny McLean is in second spot with 4.5 seconds. Four cow- boys are bunched with a tune of five seconds flat and are grouped in third position. A disappointing crowd of watched Sonny Ehr, of M i n o t, North Dakota and Dale Hud- dleston of Washington throw their animals in five seconds, the best times of last night's performance. Ehr finished in third spot in last year's world steer wrestling standings. In the saddle bronc event Daryl Kong of Brisbane, Aus- tralia is the only rider to suc- cessfully ride two horses thus far. Kong scored a 66.last night, tying with Chuck Lewis, Brown- ing, Mont, for high mark of the evening. Kong's two-horse total is 131 points. Jim Smith's ride of .77 still stands as the top mark in the saddle bronc riding. Smith rode a Kesler bucking horse named That's All on the opening day to record his high mark. 1 The calf ropers continued to have trouble, turning in some rather slow times. Joe Lawrence, an American roper, saw his time of 12.8 sec- onds, recorded on the first day, stand up through last night's performance, Rodeo veteran Bud Van Cleave of Taber, showed the w_ay last evening as he wrapped his calf in 13.7 seconds. Sonny Ehr's time was 14.9, good enough for the second best limp last night. Malcolm Jones, President of the Canadian Rodeo Cowboys Association, garnered 72 points in the bareback riding event, tops for the night. Bob Kartell, Strathmore, marked a 69 while Deryl Pitts scored 67. Daryl Brown's ride of 76 on the opening night still stands as tile high mark in the bareback event. Lyn Jensen of Leth- bridge has a total score of 136 on two bareback horses. Jerri Duce, Granum, stowed the way in the ladies' barrel raca as she toured the barrels i n a time of 15.8 seconds. The Stavely Hotel outfit took the chariot with a time of 57.2 seconds. Dale Fuhriman, currently leading the Canadian bull rid- Dickinson, Snead Team Share Lead LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) Gardner Dickinson and Sam Snead, the oldest team in the tournament, charged out of the pack with a 10-under par 61 Fri- day and moved into a tie for the lop in the national four jail golf tournament. Snead and Dickinson had a 36-hole total of 128, 14 under jar, and were tied with favor- tes Arnold Palmer and Jack Palmer and Nicklaus, the irst-round leaders, slipped to a 67, only four under par. The two is on he partners better a one-stroke lead over two other lairs, Jim Colbert and Dean lefram, and Dave Eichelberger and Veteran J. C. Goosie, tied at 129. Both had second-round 5s, six under par on the plush, ,045-yard Laurel Valley Coun- ry Club course. Says: Golf's Million Dollar Winntr PLAY THE COURSE It's a great temptation to try to match your op- ponent's shots rather than playing your own game. We're all guilty of this from time to time and it takes great mental disci- pline to avoid it. But since no two golfers play exactle the same way, cither in method or stra- tegy, it is best to stick to your own devices. There two pitfalls in this regard. One comes up on par-3 holes particu- larly. Where the tempta- tion is to use the same club a normally longer- hitting foe. does. Don't. Play the club you know will do the job. The other concerns strategy. For instance, you might want to "ihowup" a rival'by cutting offmori of t dogleg corner than is sensible. Don't. Play "your" shot. iimun.NcM.iyii. ing standings, scored a 77 on a bull named Pine Cooley and grabbed the lead in the bull rid- ing. Fuhriman's mark bettered the 74 that Ben Reynolds ran up on the opening evening. Larry Collins is seated in third spot with a 66. BEHIND THE CHUTES Jr. Garrison, Marlow, Okla., third best roper in the world last year, came away empty hand- ed when he missed his calf. Bob Anderson, a Calgary rider, was rushed to hospital with un- determined injuries after being thrown by a bareback horse Big Apple, a top bucking horse in the Reg Kesler string, was killed last night when he crash- ed into the fence, breaking his neck.....Roddy Hoss is still hobbling around after suffering an ankle injury at Fort Mac- leod Midnight Days. Rodeo action gets under way at eight tonight, the last day of the Leth- bridge Whoop Up Days. SPORTS FANS! Minor Problems Affect Drivers Bill Halaboff says Have your car cheek- ed before you go on vacation. Ho uses the Sun Electronic Engine Analyzer. Pinpoints trouble in minutes SPECIAL ONE WEEK ENGINE ANALYZED COMPLEMENTARY SAFETY CHECK Tires Brakes Radiator and hosei Battery Muffler Lighlt Gel In on the BONUS PARADE FOR FREE PRIZES UNION 76 MAGRATH SERVICE Mayor Magrath Drive and 4th Ave. 5. w iw w Phone 328-9766 STOP IN AND GAS UP FOR FREE GIFTS vainai Days At Standoff EDMONTON (CP) Him mechanical problems croppe up among 25 cars practisin Friday at International Spe way for Sunday's Klondike 20C fourth race of the Canac an-American Challenge C u road racing series. Denis Hulme of New Zealanc however, wan't bothered by an problems with his Chevrole powered McLaren Mark 8D. H turned the fastest practice la of one minute 24.9 seconds, tw seconds short of the track rec ord he set during the race las year. Hulme won the two previou Klondike 200 races and is hi sen ond place in the 11-race serie standings. The 36-year-old driv er's hands have not recovera from serious burns receivei during practice for the Indian apolis 500. Peter Gethin, the other team McLaren driver, turned a lap Friday, a remarkable per formance for his first drive in a Group 7 Can-Am car. j Gethin, 30, from England, go the McLaren ride this week when series-leader Dan Gurney of California resigned from the team because of conflicting con tracts with sponsoring oil firms John Cordts of Barrie, Ont. was the fastest Canadian Friday with a time of in a Mc- Laren Mark 8C. "I think we might be able to go a little faster Saturday. STANDOFF (Staff) The 4th annual Kainai Indian Days was officially opened Friday bv Chief Jim Shot Both Sides yes- terday before a crowd of spectators. The Kainai Quarterhorse Race Meet was the big event of the day as the fans watched Her- man Eagle Plume and Mike Steel cross the finish line ahead of the pack twice. Eagle Plume, riding in the Appaloosa race, picked up his first win on top of his name- sake Eagle Plume, owned by Stephen Fox. He came right sack and won the next race on ap of Carmon Killo Bar in the 300 yard race 2 year olds. The lorse is owned by Jim Big Throat. Steel won the final two races >acing home Charlie Wea s e 1 lead's horse Sweet Mystic in he 400 yard open and Joe Meok owned by Bernice Fox in the sther 400 yard open event. Stan Yale won the first racs )f the day and his only ono hing High Ho Nana across he finishing line. High Ho Hans owned by Stephen Fox. Racing finals are scheduled or today, with the two day (ainai Rodeo finals slated to tart at 2 p.m. Rougliriders Release Imports REGINA (CP) Saskatche- wan Roughriders have released three import players, lineback- er Earl Wood, running back John Pleasant and second- string quarterback Terry Southall. The move leaves the defend- ing Western Football Confer- ence champions with 16 imports and 19 Canadian players. The roster must be trimmed to 14 imports and 18 Canadians by July 27. was running out of revs near the end'of the straight so we'll change the gear ratio a bit." The race Sunday starts at 2 p.m. MST. Among the drivers who had problems with their cars was Rogegr MCaig of Calgary, third in the series standings. His McLaren Mark 80 twisted an inch-thick steel shaft hi the dif- ferential. It was to be fixed be- fore qualifying runs today. His car has "C a 1 g a r y" painted on the side of it and is intended as a poke at the Spirit of Edmonton, a McLaren Mark 12 special driven by New Zea- lander Graeme Lawrence. The Spirit, backed by a group of Edmonton businessmen and public investors, was the car driven successfully by Toronto's "eorge Eaotn hi 1969. by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. I Here'j a football oddijy A pro football player I once played for one team and at the same lime, in the I iame season coached an- I ather team! 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