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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, July 26, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Record pan mutuel handle highlights last day TENNIS CLUB CHAMPIONS The Lethbridge Civic Centre Tennis Club wound up its club championship over the weekend and seven members shared in top honors. The winners are, left to right, front row, Sue Balfour, Gerri Noble and Doreen Durfee. Back row, left to right, Murray Sihvon, Wayne Bowes, Bill Helper and Ron Rice. Tennis clmmps decided Shivon leads the way Murray Sihvon was outstand- ing as he featured in three ti- tle victories in the Lathbridge Tennis club Sunday. championships Sihvon picked up the men's single title as he out-dueled Marv Kirchher 6-4 and 6-0. He teamed up with Wayne Bowes in the men's doubles and they slammed their way to 10-8 and 6-4 victories over Kir- Sons win berth into playoffs The Lethbridge Native Sons managed only a tie in two Al- berta Junior Lacrosse League games, but gained a berth into the playoffs over the end. Saturday night the Edmonton Spartans caught the Native Sons with only 40 seconds re- maining in the contest to sal- vage a 3-3 tie with the locals. The single point enabled the Sons to take part in the AJLL playoffs later this month. Wayne Bowers led the Sons' attack with two goals while Ken Hammerstedt aided with a stogie. Hammerstedt was hot Sun- Tigers tops in Calgary CALGARY (CP) Edmon- ton Tigers of the Alberta Major Baseball League won the sec- ond annual Calgary baseball tournament by defeating the defending champion Unity Car- dinals of the Norther Sas- katchewan League 8 7 in a 10- inning final Sunday. Tigers, who also won scored their eight runs on five hits, picked up three runs on bases loaded walks and five more through errors. Cardinals, who slammed 14 hits, tied the score in the bot- tom of the ninth with two runs but gave up two in the tenth and could get only one back in their half of the inning. day afternoon, but the Sons didn't have too much bench strength and took an 11-3 loss to the Edmonton Blues. all Hammerstedt notched three goals for the locals. The Taber Ebony Hawks also found the Blues a little top lough and dropped a 16-6 deci- sion Saturday night. Art Bareham and Ron Lowe plotted in two goals apiece for the Hawks while Roger Mc- Adam and Bob Rea aided with singletons. Sunday afternoon the Hawks hit the winning trail once again and racked up a 9-5 vic- tory over the Spartans. Ken Gregus led the Hawks to victory with a hat-trick while Bareham came back with chner and Herb Curren for the title. His final victory came in Hie mixed doubles as he partners with Sue Balfour to best Gerr Noble and Kirchner 10-8 6-4. Balfour also captured the liadies' singles championshi with 6-4 and 6-3 decisions ove Noble. In the ladies' doubles com setition Noble and Doreer Durfee dropped Balfour and Brenda McNally 6-2 and 6-0. It took Tim Jost three game but he outlasted Garry Fong t win the junior boys' single championshir.. Jost picked up a 6-2 victory dropped a decision 3-6 an cams back wilh a 9-7 win capture the title. The junior boys' double went to Bill Heppler and Ro Rice. another ance. Roger two goal perform- McAdam, Bob Rea, Don Kelcey and Ron Lowe add- ed singles. Meanwhile the Lethbridgs Kinsmen Midget War Lords suffered two lop-sided losses over the weekend to the Ed- monton Midget Blues. The Edmonton midget club is considered the top team in their class in Edmonton and proved their strength with 12-0 and 10-2 victories over the War Lords. In the only juvenile game played over the weekend the Lethbridge Lancers bested the Calgary Premiers 7-2 Sunday. Ken Boychuk and Dwayne Kirchner netted two goals each while Norm Hall, Doug Kirk- man and Dave Mells chippec in with a goal apiece. Petty in NASCAR NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Richard Petty led all but 20 lap Saturday night to win the NasI ville 420 NASCAR race to Grand National drivers an move within striking distance c becoming the first NASCAF driver to win million in h. career. Petty, who won his 132nd car reer victory as his blue 197 Plymouth passed other cars a most effortlessly, now can sur pass the million mark Aug. in the Atlanta 500 with a fourth place finish or better. Winning Saturday nig to boost his career earnings about short of the mil- lion, Petty held 60-second leads throughout most of the race at the %-mile Fairgrounds Speed- ways track. Petty, of Randleman, N.C., finished about 40 seconds ahead of James Hylton of Inman, S.C., in a Ford. Hylton, who ran second throughout the second half of the race, won Parsons of Ellerbe, N.C. was third in a Ford and won Jockey Jewell started a little too late By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer For jockey Norm Jewell it as just a matter of starting x> late. Jewell, a veteran of .any seasons on western race racks booted home four win- ers Saturday as the curtain iang down on an outstanding Troop-Up Days Race Meet. Top jockey honors went to oung Delbert Rycroft who halked up 12 during the six- ay meet at Whoop-Up Downs, an average of two winners a ay. Larry Wiseman had a tiance at upsetting Rycroft but fell short with nine vie- odes. Barbara Suitor earned lerseif five first place finishes. Most of the talk Saturday, lowever, was the stampede to ie pari-mutuel windows. Some ,000 bettors poured niugh the turnstiles, a one- ay record for the second an- ual race meet. Last year's tigh was also the last day when mutuel handle was just ver The big Saturday pushed the six-day total to more than better than 1970. With the siccess of the Whoop-Up Days meet the Leth- widge Exhibition board is anticipating an even bigger and better fall show. The local board, after 10 'ears of guidance from the Western Canada Racing As- ociation, has undertaken the ask of staging the nine-day 'all race meet which gets t'.n- der way Sept. 17. can bet we're looking onvard to the fall meet said a beaming Dick Gray Sat- trday following the ninth race. Jray is director of racing for the 1971 season. A new track record for seven urlongs fell by the wayside in he second of two feature races run off Saturday. Dewayne Wiseman brought Shoolalong home ahead of the >ack in the seventh race ant SATURDAY'S RESULTS First claiming, 3 year olds and up, 5 Furlongs Stoves Pipe (Leonard) 9.BO 3.BO 2.90 Hurry Hally (Suitor) 3.30 2.50 Longlegs Ett (Rycrott) 3.60 Time: 59 4-5 Turk's Classic, Gale North, Bon Anla, Fleet Atom, Famous Dotty alsi ran. Second claiming, 3 year olds, 5 turlong Red Mount (Jewell) 5.90 3.50 2.BO Miss TeM (L. Wiseman) 5.10 3.90 Tough count (Schilling) 3.20 Time: 3-5. Lustrous Queen, Count Quill, Rose, Sir Denger, Silent Secret als DAILY DOUBLE: SJi.10. Third claiming, 4 and 5 years olds, furlongs Swan Babe (Jewell) 4.10 3.00 Prince Imbros (Schilling) 4.80 3 Louis All (Suitor) 3.10. Time: 0.59 3-5 Ned's Hood, Diamond Cheo, Bom gain, Dennis Aliby also ran. Track Scratch Little Chicago QUINELLA: Fourth claiming, 4 year olds and up S furlongs. Thigg (L. Wiseman) 4.70 3.M 3.30 Baron Beren (D. Wiseman) 7.30 5.3C Magna Ed (Jensen) Time: 1-5 Twilight Mood, Nerva, Lloyd Image, Whirling Wave, Quiet Rid also ran. Filth claiming, 4 year olds and up 1 1-16 miles. Double Heels (Schilling) 3.60 2.80 2.1 College. Count (Suitor) 3.50 2.70 TleTac (Leonard) 2.70 Time: Fine Kid, Dean's Delight, U Hop Famour Bay Bov, Chanfleld also ran EXACTOR: Sixth claiming, 4 year ols and u 1 3-8 miles. Aurnol (Jewell) 5.00 3.10 2.80 Another Indian {Rycroft) 4.40 3.30 Magic Mink (Favero) 4.30 Time: 45. Wilson Redlva, Pilot's Count, chip Gal, Jamie S, Rldgeview Hope als ran. Seventh Invitational, 3 year olds and 7 furlongs. (W'man) 8.10 390 Boy (L. Wiseman) 6.1 3.90 Jim Keefc (Jewell) S.OO Time: 1-5. Bunky Boo, Justa Roar, Cheat Th Bull, Margan also ran. Schlebel entry. Eighth claiming, 4 year olds and u 7 furlongs. Miss Warlou (Barll) 4.40 3.80 2.70 Lestigue (Savero) 6.30 2.30 French Bar (Rycroft) 3.10 Time: 1.25 3-5 Ace High, Firey Doll, Gift Bu Pleasant Hour, cantlnel also ran. Ninth SMO claiming, 3 year olds and up. furlongs. Fire Llna (Jewell) 9.00 4.90 2.90 Wayward Boy (Suitor) 4.70 2.90 Buster Kid (Rycrolt) 2.60 Time: 4.5. Gypsy Beauty, Bedrock Jet, Ml Green, Famous Terry, Pleasure Ves- sel also ran. OUINELLAI on the Perlich Auction Mar- et Ltd. Invitational purse of 00 for Fred Scheible of Cal- ary. Ray Adams trained the Shootalong bested sla- emate Dexter Boy ridden by any Wiseman, a brother to fiwayne. The one-two finish as a first for an entry over e six days of racing. In winning Shootalong came ome in one minute 24 and one- ifth seconds, three fifths bet- r than the old mark of set by Rare Photo in the fall leet in 1966. Jewell was aboard Aumoi in e sixth, earning owner Stan larks of Lomond, and his trainer Gary Marks, a urse as well as the Bairds jhoe and Leather Goods blan- et. Aurnoi fought off Another Indian for the win. Jewell's other victories came Diett wins 6A9 division Cubs get anothercrack at title The Lethbridge Cubs will get another crack at the Alberta Senior Baseball championship crown as they cruised to three straight victories to win the Southern Alberta Zone playoffs in Medicine Hat over the week- end. The Cubs were never threat- ened in Ihcir bid for the Al- berta championship playoffs as they dropped all their oppo- ncnls with '.Hll'orily. Friday night the Cubs slash- ed the Milk Biver Lions 17-9 and then whipped the host Medicine Hat Chinooks 7-1 Sat- urday to reach the tourney fi- nal undefeated. Against Milk River Friday night Bruce Sonntag out-duel- led Harvey Howard to gain the victory, while Rob Roy and Howie Heggcdal cracked out two singles apiece to aid the WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.M. CAMPBELL vs URSUS THORNTON vt PIRIE INTERNATIONAL TAG CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH Exciting Bout. cause. Al Ferchuk was the gem on the mound for the Cubs against the Chinooks Saturday, giving up five hits and fanning 10 en route to victory. Harold Hunchuk suffered the loss being tagged on 12 occa- sions. Roy was sharp wilh Uio bat once again stroking a double and a single while Bruce Gul- let did mos', of the damage will! his two-run homer and a single. In the championslu'p final to Milk River squad wero the Cubs' victims once more bclu'nd Greg Lazanik's three- hit pitching. Lnzanik hurled tho .third strike past eight batters In gaining (he win while tho Cubs touched Neil Bozak 13 times as he suffered the loss. Roy and Gullet were the to Cubs' batters once again wit Roy poking out three singli and Gullet a double and a sin gle. In other games during th two-day double knockout affa. the host Hat crew edged th Taber Combines 8-6 in the tour ney opener, Milk River triir mcd Taber 5-4 and the Lion splattered the Chinooks 12-2 ir the B final. REACH LIMIT TORONTO (CP) Toronl Argonaut coach Leo Cahi plfced offensive tackle Bo Hudspeth on waivers Saturdn and thus decreased tho Arg lineup to tho Canadian Footba League approved size of 18 C nadians and U Imports. in the second riding Mount, in the saddle on Swan Babe in the third and on Fire Line in the ninth. TRACK SHOTS Bud Green- wood was named the meet's top trainer Saturday afternoon and received a watch for his ef- forts as did Delbert Rycroft as top jockey Jockey Charles McDonald, riding in his first Lethbridge meet was injured in the second race Saturday when he fell from Sir Denger and was hit by oncoming Silent Screen It was thought at first he had broken an arm or separated a shoulder but it was later announced he would be all right Ears were still buzzing about Wednesday's record payoff of Saturday was the only day young Rycroft didn't ride a winner. Some 60 golfers from Alberta nd eastern B.C. took part in IB Alberta Senior" golf cham- ionships held at the Hender- son Lake golf course over the weekend. Joe Diett of Lethbridge fired 162 score for the tournament and took home the Nome Mac- trophy emblematic of the 'A" division winner. Runner-up of this division was Rollie Howes of Leth- >ridge. In- "B" division competition 'ic Meech of Lethbridge pick- ed up the Hogan trophy as he .cored a 145 low net score, just iree less than runner-up Bill iroadfoot of Lethbridge. John Fleming of Calgary broke the Lethbridge monopoly as he carted home the hard- ware in the "C" event. For his efforts Fleming won the Freel trophy. Earl Shaw was nmner-up. The Tom MacCready trophy went to Jack Stacy of Leth- bridge as he bested all others in "D" section. H. C. Brown the president of the Lethbridge Senior golf 'eague placed second in this flight. Meanwhile Brown has decid- ed to give up his post after 15 years of dedicated service and will be replaced by Harry Knowles. Knowles will start the presi- dent duties next term. SENIOR WINNER Joe Diett of lethbridge won Southern Alberta senior golf title at Henderson Sunday winning the Norrie Macleod memorial trophy for hit efforts. You're mitesAahead Riding Sv Service FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT This one service clone could save you more than tha total special price for the total servirt package by prolonging tire life. "This one stop service special saves you time and money" "You've probably heard people say they're being 'nickled-and-dimed 10 death' with a lot of small service jobs. We look after a host of needs for one low price to save you money. And by getting everything done at once, you save a lot of time. This is the common sense approach to car care. Especially when you remember that Firestone are the Riding System specialists. 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