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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD -11 Pat Sullivan Nothing Ron Taylor has or plans to brings any sur- prise my way. As a result when an article he wrote for the New York June 30 reached me I read it with a great deal of interest. a quick glance back through the pages of baseball in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta will tell appeared on the local scene last year and helped the Lethbridge Lakers to their most successful season in their brief history. For Taylor it was his first coaching assignment and have been his last. At 36 .years of an engineering degree in one briefcase and 10 years of major league credentials in Taylor is back in medical school. According to Ron's own accounts of his decision to become a his fastball had lost a great deal of its velocity and his future employment situation became somewhat clouded. For the decision may have been to hang on in or try to fall back on past performances. Not so for Taylor. In my but association with Taylor looked back only to remember the good times. The World Series in 1969 when he helped the New York Mets defeat the Baltimore Orioles or his many friendships with major league players. Taylor has his sights set straight ahead at all times. He feels no great loss at no longer being able to.play baseball. He has a desire to remember the varied ex- periences of playing. Taylor says he will always be a baseball in particular a New York Met supporter. Ron Taylor is a member of the medical class of 1977 at the University of Toronto. It was not all peaches and cream for a man 36 years of age to drop the luxury and fame of baseball for a class full of team- mates 10-12 years his junior and a stack of medical books. Taylor never felt it would be. Casey Stengel said earlier this year in describing was always good with the kids. It wouldn't surprise me if he became a children's Mr. Quite was the way he answered the question last year. He even went so far as to say he wasn't looking for a lucrative big city practice. A family doctor is the life he wants to lead. He tells us that he hopes to be able to practice medicine for 25 years and feel that having played baseball will be a definite asset Looking back over his baseball career Taylor points out he was most profoundly affected by the people he met in the different places he has visited and lived. we is one of those places. He has plenty of stickers on his luggage to prove he has moved around. Taylor displayed his baseball talents in places such as San Salt Lake North Santo Domingo and New York City. This added a great deal to his own personal learning to relate to and learn from people in various walks of life. There are 240 students in Taylor's medical class and the average age is 25. Taylor is 36 but isn't worried. He feels he is extremely fortunate to go from a team of 25 big leaguers to one of 240 big leaguers. Taylor says have never been happier in my Okay we'll accept that. Garibaldi is confident VANCOUVER The Vancouver Garibaldi Olympic attempting to attract the Winter Olympics to the area in said Thursday it was confident of receiving support from the British Columbia government for the bid. Sid Chairman of the Garibaldi Olympic Development told a press conference he was confident of approval from the but if approval isn't the bid will almost certainly be withdrawn. Mayor Art Phillips said the provincial government must either approve or reject the bid within the next two weeks if the committee is to go ahead. The NDP government had several meetings with committee members but the government has thus far refused to say whether it will support the bid. The committee also presented statements of support from various sports organizations and distributed a complete with color maps and detailing the bid. SHOOTERS Coming July 27 at Red the 11th Annual Trap shoot with the next 25 birds being shot at handicap distance based on score from -the first 25. This will be followed by a 50 bird singles 25 pairs of a sliding handicap and finally the Calcutta Auction and Handicap. August at Fernie. the Fernie Revolver Club are staging a .22 and Centre fire Pistol Shoot. Starting time is a.m. August 3 and at the Fish and Game range in Lethbridge. the Fort Whoop-Up 2nd Annual International Rendevous. Registrations have already been received from all the Western Provinces and the United States. Of all events this one probably has the greatest spectator appeal. Many competitors will participate in Early American regalia. The black powder muzzle loaders are crowd pleasers in themselves. but in addition there will be number of events with great spectator such as Knife Tomahawk and even a King of the Fire event which calls for flint and steel only to be used to start a bring water to a and cook an egg. The Alberta Provincial Rifle Championships were held at Sarcee Ranges in Calgary this past week. Olympic Champion Arne Sorensen of Calgary surprised no one in taking the Grand Aggregate. Art Bourne and Bob Hobbs of Lethbridge placed second and first respectively in the 20 shot 1000 yard Any Any Sight Event with a commanding 6 point lead over nearest competitor. A 7 m.m. Remington Magnum was used tor this with the superb Mornady 162 grain rebated boat-tail bullet proving to be superior to any other bullet in wind-bucking ability at this range in excess of a half a mile. Edith Brown of a small attractive showed male competitors how it was done in winning the coveted McDonald Export event. Dave an 8 time Bisley competitor from Jamaica won the Lieutenant Governor's with an amazing score of 199x200 shooting over ranges of and 900 yards. Bob Hobbs will captain the Provincial rifle team attending the Dominion Championships. Darlene Woo of Lethbridge broke an outstanding 198 out of 200 targets to win the Western Ladies Championships at Salt Lake. Darlene also tied lor First place in the and then went on to win the shoot- off. Considering the extremely high calibre of competition at this event was tine shooting As a further at the same meet. Jim who lived in Lethbridge until a year ago. fired a 99x100 in Doubles competition. A perfect 100 has never been broken in Registered competition in a lew in the States. To make a long story short Jim was beaten by a perfect despite having fired a score equal to the highest ever shot by a PtillJSMiN SPORTS Ml WESTERN CANADA'S LEADING SUP- PLIER OF QUALITY TARGET EQUIPMENT. RELOADING LIGHTWEIGHT CAMP- ING AND ALPINE GEAR. COMPLETE GUNSMITHING SERVICE. 32t-7lh St. S. ALTA. Phone KEN KOTKAS BOB HOBBS ART BOURNE Heads for home Brian Veres of the Lethbridge Miners heads home Thursday evening in junior action. Miners stayed alive in the Southern Alberta Junior League playoff with a win. Jr. Miners still alive By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer The Lethbridge Junior Miners had to burn the mid- night oil Thursday but it was worth it as they whipped the Vauxhall Jets 14-6 Lo stay alive in the Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League playoff tournament at Henderson The Miners solid pitching from Allan Korth and scored six runs in the eighth inning to salt away the victory in a game that lasted until after midnight due to the lengthy Little League contests that preceded it. Korth fanned 11 Vauxhall batters while going the dis- tance on the and kept the locals in the game until Miner bats erupted for 10 runs in the seventh and eighth in- nings. Local fans who braved the chilly evening were treated to a close defensive game for six innings. At the end of six the Junior Miners led by only 4-3. The Miners picked up a run in the second and add- ed another three in the when Stu Dow and Dennis Halt combined their singles with three Jet errors and a wild pitch. But the Jets came back with three runs of their own in the fifth to narrow the gap. The locals blew the game wide open in the late going cracking out seven hits and capitalizing on five more Vauxhall errors in the two big innings. Stu Dow led the assault on GETS OLYPMIC HOLIDAY INNSBRUCK Austrian schoolchildren may get an extended holiday as a byproduct of the 1976 Winter Olympics. losing pitcher Wayne driving in four runs with his three singles. Korth Northstars win pennant Lethbridge Hotel Northstars clinched the 1974 Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League pennant title by whipping Picture Butte Rae Motors 15-4 at Dave Elton Park Thursday night. Ron Zasadny paced the pen- nant champions to their title by allowing just seven hits while striking out 10 batters in the seven inning ball game. Wayne Nesbitt sparked the winners' offensive attack ripping two doubles and three singles off losing pitcher Joe Tokai while Tom Seaman chipped in with a dou- ble and single. Zasadny also aided his own cause with a triple and single while Dan Tolley managed a double and single and Tokai a pair of singles in a losing cause. Meanwhile the second place York Farm Generals scored a sound 8-4 win over the third place Labor Club Athletics last night. Kaye Elliott gave up six hits in going the full route for the Generals while starter George Jackci and reliever Doug Hartley were stung for 11 hits. Elliott also led the Generals' offensive with a double and single while Al Barva and Rod Morrice chipped in with two singles each. Ken Hutton managed the only extra base hit for the Athletics a double to left field. connected three times for singles and Jim McLellan and Greg Hamilton added a pair of safeties each to spark the Miner attack. Nilson Pearson poked a pair of singles for the who managed only six hits against Korth during the game. Stickle struck out 10 Lethbridge batters in accepting the loss. He went the distance for the Jets. The Miners will now face the Acme Pirates Saturday night at eight while the Jets are eliminated from further tournament play. The two un- defeated teams in the tourney thus the Calgary Golden Spikes and Junior will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday. The loser of that one will face the Acme-Lethbridge winner on while the winner gets a bye into the championship final. The winner of the tourna- ment will represent the SAJBL at the Alberta Junior Baseball Championships next weekend in Provost. FLY BALLS The Junior Miners looked sharp Thursday night Friday but they will be up against a much tougher club Saturday Acme lost to the Calgary Junior Giants 7-6 in extra in- nings last then came back to crush the Highwood Juniors 14-4 they whipped the locals in three of four regular season contests Stu Dow demonstrated a new type of sacrifice bunt he ducked to avoid a high pitch from Wayne but the ball hit his bat and dribbled into the infield... Allan Korth was on first at the and the advanced him to second perfectly. Vauxhall 000 030 6 11 Lethbridge 013 000 46x 12 5 Stickle and Korth and Hamilton. Generals win Lacombe ball tournament Alta. Ken Bowman scattered four hits while pitching Red Deer Generals to a 4-1 victory over Calgary Jimmies to give them the 25th an- nual Lacombe Lions baseball championship. The Jimmies scored first when John Elick homered in the bottom of the but Red Deer went ahead to stay in the top of the fourth when Gord Graves singled home two runs. The Generals added another run in top of the fifth on three straight sending Calgary loser Ron Peterson from the mound. Reliever Steve Powers then gave up a homer to Red Deer's Brian McCook in the seventh. Marty the Generals' playing paced the attack with three of the team's 11 hits. The Generals picked up in first-prize money while the Jim- mies took The Generals gained their victory despite leaving 15 men on base. Still won't argue he's leading show By CHUCK SVOBODA TORONTO Still had good reason to be happy about a two-stroke penalty withdrawn from his score but he did't want to talk about it. Removal of the penalty left Still with a five-under-par 65 and a one-stroke lead going into today's second round of the Canadian open golf championship. In second spot were Lee Trevino and Rik Massengale. both with 66s on the Race results Northlands Park race results i HIST S1.700. claiming. 2 year olds. 3'j furlongs. Chilcutm Chief 33.50 11.10 6.00. Sweeterthanhoney 3.30 3.20. Queen's Keep 3.90. 1-5. Wee Goldrush Girl. Rimrock Prince also ran. claiming. 3 year 6 fu'longs. Waza Preppy 12.00 8.30 4.80. Valid Command 6.10 3.80. Fifth Estate 4.50. 3-5. Sister Wolfe. Red Lasso. Missy's Blessed Return. Sit Kid. Miss Mislic Shadow also ran. DOI claiming. 4 year olds and 6 furlongs. Racerific 4.80 3.60 3.00. Nesh Boy 4.00 3.40. Coal Dust 6.30. 1-5. Joy's Premium. Pop The Cork. Trusted Position. Prbque Si. Pixie Belle. Etta's Barnacle Bay also ran. KOI'IITII claiming. 4 year olds and 1 1-16 miles. Callim Nesh 20.80 7.70 2.70. Fran's Gold 4.40 2.60. Jamie's Victory 2.50. 4-5. Chariot Trip. Sunwapta also ran. HI-TII claiming. 3 year olds. 1 1- 16 miles. Brown Bundle 5.40 3.30 County 4.60 4.50. Dream Day 7.50. 4-5. Maid Of Run With Love. -Second Sheba. Another Chino. Gallant Shelly B Good also ran. S22. Id. SIXTH claiming. 4 year olds and miles. Diwy Up 7.10 3.40 2.60. Barry T 3.80 2. Mister Stdrmy 2.80. 4-5. Bum Law Boss also fan. KNTII 4 year olds and up. miles. Fast Market 25.20 12.10 6.80. Brazen Bully 12.10 6.30. Pam's Delight 4.40. 1-5. Monta's Over School. Aim RedMahogariy. Kap's In- dian -fitae Carat also ran. KIUITII 4 year olds and up. 1 1-16 miles. Mamselle 27.30 12.40 Johnny's Honey 4.30 3.30. Klondike Princess 3.00. 1-5. Perfect Garmengay. Emerald Lin. I Guess Jay's Award also ran. MYTH SI 4 year olds and 6 furlongs. Pleiades Fortune 11. 10 5.30 Eric's Own 3.90 Skinny Dipper 3.30. 2-5. Palm Destiny's Favor. Miss Easter Len's My Son Merry Muffet also ran. Mississaugua Golf Club course. 39. from Tacoma. was reluctant to dis- cuss the penalty he received at the 14th green. He marked the think- ing it was on the green. But it was about 12 feet outside the marked by a blue line. Bob Menne of the United States and Phil Giroux oi Montreal suffered the same penalty. After completing their all three appeal- ed to the rules committee and won. Menne finished with a 73 and Giroux with a 77. NOT ALWAYS VISIBLE The rules committee said that since the blue lines were consistently and some portions of the green outside the line were mowed which was confusing to the the penalties were rescinded keeping with the fairness of the When asked later to give more details on the action at the 14th. Still replied that less said about this the He two-putted from about 50 feet a par not coun- ting the penalty. he had six birdies and one bogey. Massengale. 27. younger brother of tour veteran Don Massengale. had five birdies against one bogey lor his share of second place with Trevino who had four birdies. None of the 17 Canadians in the field managed to break par. The lowest -were Will' Homenuik of Winnipeg. Ben Kern of Ont.. and Dan Halldorson of Man.. all at 71. Trevino's prediction of low scores came true with 51 play- ers at or below par 70. Golf league COUNTRY CLUB Low net W. Moroz. Black's 30. Low gross B. Sonntag. Gentlemen III and Connolly. Lethbridge Office Furniture tied 40. Low team net D. Gowland. S. Broder. K. Ferguson and Moroz 140. COUNTRY CLUB Lakeview Texaco Gentlemen III............ Bastedos............... Lethbridge Office Furniture Oliver Industrial........... Packers.................. Blacks Reliance Agencies Dorigatti Perky Batons King Chrysler 123 112 112 106 106 106 .92 .92 .86 .85 .49 SAND gravel ASPHALT SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-8196 CHEEKY DEVIL.' 'ASN'T TAKEN 'ER OFF ALL NIGWTY BRAIEN PRACTICALLY I THINK WE SHOULD BEFORE THE SITUATION DEVELOPS 'ERSELFATME.' I'VE FINALLY GOT' BUTASFORGETTlN' 'IM TO DO WHAT I There's Still Time.. and good reason to HIRE A Hundereds of students of all ages have obtained summer employment with the help of the Student Manpower Centres in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. But there is still a need tor jobs for many students for the remainder of fhe for a a or any pan of the balance of hpllday period CONTACT THE HIRE-A-STUDENT OFFICE IN YOUR Blairmore Court House Bldg. Cardston M.D. Administration Bldg. Claresholm Sr. Citizens' Drop-In Centre Coaldale Sportsplex Building Fort Macleod Town Office Picture Butte North County Rec. Office Pincher Creek M.D. Bldg. Box Taber Post Office Building Milk River Town Office Vauxhall Town Office Lethbridge 424 7th St. S. Counsellors Mavis Walmsley Dean Russell Shelly Matkin Lynn Baxter Linda Pavan Brenda Tillsley Cheryl Davies Terry Bond Steve Lucas Elaine Conrad Marilyn Selk Maureen Yamashita Garrett Palmer and six staff members Phone Office Open 562-2633 Aug. 15 653-4244 235-3977 345-3960 234-4425 732-4774 627-3433 223-3232 647-3773 654-2556 327-2111 327-2112 327-2113 Aug. 31 Aug.15 Aug.15 Aug. 31 Aug. 15 Aug. 23 Aug. 31 Aug. 19 Aug. 15 Aug. 31 ;