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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta IS Til! ICIHBKIDGB HERALD Wcclnelday, July 59, 19X0------------------------------- Parker Furious With Lions Roughriders Make It Look Too Easy VANCOUVER (CP) Lancaster exploded the Kon I on eight of 17 pass attcmpls In 'lame mylh and Silas McKinnie demonstrated, his own flying style as they combined to lead Saskatchewan Hougliriders to a 42-9 victory over British Colum- bia Lions in the Canadian Foot- ball League curtain-raiser Tues- day night. Lancaster, "tennis elbow" was in a cast for four days last week, showed little sign of trouble as he connected the three quarters he quarter- backed the defending western conference champions. Included were scoring tosses of 32 and five yards to Mc- Kinnie, who added a third on a 37-yard burst over tackle in the first quarter. The Lions, displaying woeful tackling that left coach Jackie Parker fuming in the dressing room, were never in the contest. Saskatchewan, coached by Par ker's old teammate Eagle Keys, led 21-0 after the first quarter and 35-3 at the half. Other 'Rider touchdowns were scored by swift Bobby Thomp- son, who started the slaughter with a 26-yard dash around left end in the sixth minute, Steve Molnar on a two-yard plunge in the first, and rookie quarter- back Don Weiss, who ended it on a five-yard keeper in the dying minutes. Jack Abendschan converted I they were mesmerized by S'a [1 six touchdowns. katchewan, but they came out all For B.C., place kicker Ted Gerela was the only bright light, kicking field goals of 22 and 42 yards and adding singles on a pair of 44-yard attempts that went wide. Ken Phillips added a single on a Si-yard punt. "I've never seen our team tackle as badly as they did to- said Parker, obviously angry. "I don't know whether AN EASY ONE-Crossing the goal-line after taking a pass from Ron Lancaster, Saskatchewan's Silas McKinnie scores one of his three touchdowns Tuesday. The Rough- riders bounced B.C. Lions 42-9 as the Football League got under way. "We'll Make The Playoffs In The Blue Bomber Coach Confident CALGABY (CP) Winnipeg Blue Bombers, seeking their first win at McMabon Stadium since 1965, "will fool the so- called experts and make the playoffs because they have the enthusiasm, pride and disci- head coach Jim Spavital said Tuesday night. In his first season with the Bombers, Spavital, 43, said Win- nipeg will advance to the West- ern Football Conference play- offs for the first time since 1966 "barring injuries to key person- nel." The Bombers, who finished in the cellar in 1969 with three wins and a tie in 16 games, open their regular-season .schedule tonight against Calgary Slam- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 peders, second-place finishers last year in the WFC. Although the Bombers own an over-all record of 79 wins and 53 defeats against the Sfcampeders, they last beat Calgary in Mc- Mahon Stadium during the 1965 playoffs when Winnipeg quali- fied for the Grey Cup final against Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Eastern Football Confer- ence. "We haven't got the greatest athletes in the Canadian Foot- ball said Spavital in an interview. "In fact, most of our players aren't even wanted by a lot of other clubs. SURPRISES IN STORE "But they have the enthusi- asm and pride to bounce back from a defeat and surprise cer- tain opponents. Right now we're all confident of making the playoffs, then going on to com- pete in the Grey Cup." The Bombers have improved Mr secondary defence "and over-all said Spav- ital, a graduate Of Oklahoma State University, and formerly of the WFC Saskatchewan Roughriders. He said the tough training camp at Gimli, Man., helped the younger players to mature "and give them the pride they need in the CFL." The Bombers, who will start Wally Gabler at quarterback with Ron Johnson from Okla- homa State as backup, will look for more interceptions this year. In 1969, Winnipeg only made 21 interceptions, the lowest in the WFC. "We're counting on more than 30 this season, or two a game from our deep backs. We're def- initely improved hi that posi- tion." Meanwhile, the Stampeders who went undefeated1 in four pre-season games will be with- place-kicker and safety Larry Robinson, the team's top scorer last year with 95 points. Robinson, a 10-year veteran, LEO SINGER'S Short Sleeve Knit Shirts Famous Brand line. Sires S-M-l. Regular to 11.95. NOW____ MEN'S SWIMWEAR Boxer and Nylon Stretch Styles Sizes 30 to 46 Regular to 10.00. NOW VsOff WALKING SHORTS Assorted Colors Sizes 30 to 42 Regular to 10.95. NOW Off BOYS' SWIMWEAR Sizes 10 to 18 Mostly Stretch Regular to 7.00. NOW Off BOYS' KNIT T-SHIRTS Famous Brand line. Assorted Styles. Sizes 10 to 18. Regular to 7.95. NOW Off DON'T MISS OUT ON THESE GREAT SUMMER SAVINGS LEO SINGER MEN'S 214 5th Street South Phone 327-3958 WE HAVE THE CLOTHES YOU NEED FOR THE LIFE YOU LEAD' suffered strained ligaments In his left knee last Monday during an exhibition Hamilton, taken by His game place against be offensive halfback Rudy Linterman, a soccer-style kicker from the university of Idaho, who was one-for-two on convert attempts last Monday. Jerry Keeling will start at quarterback for the Stampeders with rookie Larry Lawrence in reserve. The game, scheduled for 8 p.m. MST, will be televised over thie CTV western network. Haydychuck Instrumental In Victory In the Commercial lien's fastball League last evening Dennis Hydychuck paced the jabor Club to a 4-3 win over Ihe Contractors while in the second game Nit-Mode Homes and the RCMP fought to a 9-9 stalemate. Dennis Haydychuck struck out eight Contractor batters and allowed only three hits to pace the labor club to victory. Ron Zasadny absorbed the loss although only giving up four hits to the Labor Club. Haydychuck aided his own cause stroking a triple and a single while Darryl Knibbs and I Brian Murfcin managed a single apiece in the pitching duel. For the Contractors, Zasadny pounded a home nm in a losing cause. In the second game of the evening Arie Konynenbelt went the distance for Nu-Mode while RCMP started Doug Hartley and relieved Mm of his duties by Frank Popson. John Vaselenak was the top hitter for Nu-Mode slugging a home run and a single and was aided by Ron Becker who also poked out a home run. The RCMP had Tony Catoni as their top hitter with a double and a single. John Lastuka chipped in with a triple while Frank Popson helped with two singles. In tonight's twin bill Ihe M and K Generals will host the Uthbridge Hotel at 7 p.m. and the Marquis Hotel will tangle with the Dallas Hotel Cowboys at Both games will be held at the Dave Elton Fastball Park. dead football team in thai fir half." He said (lie "Riders playei maybe they wci running that well, but all could see was missed tackles.' Parker said lie was prepare for "a lot of snickering aroui town" about the Lions' inep performance, but "we'll b there" as the season progresse He indicated tackling might b the topic at practice today, we have enough people to wor The Lions, with four player already on the injury shelf, sa' six others helped from tl: game. Running backs Charli Brown and Ward Smith, en Gary Herron and tackle Ma Huber all had leg hurts, whil backs Lovell Coleman and A. D Whitfield both were "knockec Parker said. Saskatchewan's only apparen loss was defensive back Larrj DeGraw, who suffered torn kne ligaments. LEAD TO GREAT Keys was kind to the Lions saying that once his team hai run up a 21-0 lead "there wasn' much they could do to us." McKinnie rolled up 93 yard: and Thompson 123 ot Saskatche wan's 295-yard rushing perform ance. McKinnie caught fou passes for 66 yards and Thonip son three for 40 as.the 'Rider, made 134 yards through the air Weiss completed one of two passes for seven yards. Lions made 224 yards passing quarterback Paul Broth ers completing nine of 19 for 102 yards and replacement Carrol Williams four of 12 for 122. Wil liams, who came in late hi the third quarter, also had one in tercepted, by Bruce Bennett. Saskatchewan rolled up 2; first downs with a total net off- ence of. 429 yards, comparec with B.C.'s 13 first downs anc net 312 yards. Lions, who likely will be look- ing for help, announced Tuesday they have been given permis- sion by Ottawa Rough Riders ot the Eastern conference to nego- tiate with running star Vic Washington, suspended by Ot- tawa earlier this year. There has been no indication whether Washington, who wants to play in the U.S. National Football League with San Francisco, will consider playing here. Lions also have picked up de- fensive end Bill Whisler, former Winnipeg all-star, from Toronto Argonauts, who acquired him this month then placed htm on waivers. B.C. will be looking for added running authority from fullback Jim Evenson, who missed Tues- day night's game after being suspended by the club in a "dis- pute" over' his medical fitness. Evenson had an appendectomy July 3 and said his doctor disa- greed with team doctors who said he_ was ready to play. A de- cision is expected soon. Lions play next at Winnipeg Aug. 4, while Riders will meet Edmonton Eskimos at Regina this Friday. Next CFL action is tonight, with Hamilton at Ottawa in the east and Winnipeg at Calgary in the west. ANDY CAPP NO WONbER WE NEVER 'AVE ANYTHIN1 OF LIFE WHAT THE WORLb'S OUSTER IF YER'b ONLN TAKE IT -RIGHT? LOOK, LET'S1 bEC I WHAT VER WANT MOSTOUT OF LIFE A MISSUS" Finley Thinks So Colored Bases Next? MONTREAL 3. F i n 1 e y 's suggestion that raseball needs colored bases didn't get very much attention at Tuesday's, major league meetings. It was one of the items that :he baseball owners didn't even discuss, as the baseball czars shelved several matters atid re- ferred others to study. Finley, the owner of Oakland A's of the American League, said baseball needs a blue bag at first, a red bag at second and io on. Why? No special reason. :t is just that Charlie 0. likes to teep tilings moving. The first day of the two-day sessions was quite uneventful >ut Chuck Feeney, president of he National League, Joe Cronin, president of the Ameri- can League, and Commisioner 3owie Kuhn promised some in- eresiing news after today's oint session. Among subjects discussed 'uesday was a proposal by lontreal Expos of the National jeague that Canadian amateur Baseball be put on an equal ooting with that of the United tales in terms of grants from 10 major leagues. At present, only U.S. amateur a s e b a 11 benefits from the major leagues' financial pro- ram. Kuhn said discussion of Montreal proposal vras fa- orable. Kuhn said the joint session eard from committees in- oled with baseball, but that ras about all. Two other subjects which did not get discussed were a pro- osed ceiling of 25 on tree [eats drafted each June and nermission to trade future draft cussion of the all-star selection results. This year, fans were al- lowed to pick the all-stars by ballots distributed across Can- ada and the United States. "I anticipate the same method next said Kuhn. "We'd like to see the nomina- tions and printing done at a later date so that no one who should be considered is left of! the ballot." EI.RICH TIRE SPORT SCORES AMERICAN LEAGUE Pet. .624 .556 .535 .510 .470 .455 .653 .57J .55S .370 .370 .340 loices as in other sports. Both ere referred to tile winter leeting to be held in December Because more study and legisla- on were required. Kuhn said there was no dis- BONANZA DAZE Aug. 2nd and 3rd See You There! Cleveland Washington W Minnesota California Oakland Kansas City Milwaukea Chicago....... TODAY'S GAMES Boston Gulp 10-? at Oakland Segu 6-6 N New York Kllnt 1-2 Wright 14-7 N Washington Brunet 7-5 at Wlilwauke Krausse 10-10 N Kansas City Johnson 3-7 at Detrol McLaln 2-2 N Minnesota Boswell 3-6 or Hall 5- at Cleveland Hand 3-9 or Austin 1-4 N Chicago Miller Hardln 2-1 N 4-s at Baltlmori RESULTS TUESDAY Horlen Murphy (8) and Jo- sephsan; Cuellar (14-6) ind Hen dricks. Minnesota DM 1M 5 11 Cleveland 1H MI J 5 Kaaf and Millar- McDowell HIggins (B and Fosse, HRs: Minn-Alyea (a) 100 'C30 7 13 300 020 4 102 111 t 1) IM 7 PREBCO'S TRAILER AWNING SALE Klllobrew Kansas City Detroit Drago, Sergmeier Wright [5) Abernathy (4-3) (B) and Kirkpelrick; Nlekro, Largrow Scherman (3-21 (8) and Freehan. HRs: New York California McCormlck {1-0} McDaniel (7) and Munson; Garrett (J-3) Fisher (5) Doy- le (4) Bradley (a) Queen (9) Egan. HR: Ml. Boston 003 010 4 Oakland 310 Romo Brett Lyls (B) and Moses; Dobson Lacheman Grant (7) and Duncan. HRs: Pefrosalli Smith Bando Jackson Washington ooo Hi 1 7 l Milwaukee ooo 001 570 Hannan Knowles Plna (8) and Casanova; Downlnn (4-7) and Roof. HR: LEAGUE LEADERS F. Robinson, Ollva, Minn YastrzsmsKI, Bos A. Johnson, Cai Harper, Mil Aparlclc, Chi J. Powell, Bal R. Smith, Bos Cater, NY Killebrew, Minn AB R H Pet. 59 103 .324 122 .324 78 112 .323 53 130 .323 72 124 .320 152 5! 112 .318 Of 116 '.3U a 118 .313 63 101 ,310 (NATIONAL LEAGUE East Fiiiiburoh New york Chicago Philadelphia Monlresl St. Louis Cincinnati Los Angeles Atlanta..... San Francisco Houston San Diego Weil 70 S7 57 32 42 52 52 54 62 .545 .505 .46? UVi UVi .469 .460 im n TODAY'S GAMES San Diego Kirby J-12 at Montrill Morton 13-6 N San Francisco Pitlock 1-3 it New York Koosman 5-5 Los Angeles singer 7-3 at Phliadel- phis G. Jackson 2-8 N Houslon Dierker 9-S at Chicago Holtzman 0-? St. Louis Torrez 7-f at Atlanta 2-4 N Pittsburgh Ellis 10-7 it Cincinnati Nolan 13-4 N RESULTS TUESDAY San Francisco 000 002 000- 111 New York 203 400 12 17 Robertson Davlion flrv- ant and Dietz; McAndrew (6.1) Rs: NY-Ciendenon and Grote. HRs: Swoboda San Diego 200 110 I 1 Montreal 004 000 7 Wilson, Coombs (S-8) (4) and Can- nizzaro; Renko, strohmayer (3-0) (5) ind Baleman. HRs: (2) it. Louis 00! 091 4 Atlanta MO 003 II 1 Gibson (13-5) and Torre; Nash 'riddy Navarro Wilhelm (9) nd King. 'ittsburgh 030 010 4 II I Cincinnati 020 000 191 Canton Gibbon Giuitf 9) and Sanguillen; McGlothlin Gullett Washburn (9) and Bench. 1R: Pltts-Mazeroskl Los Angeles 200 021 i U 1 Philadelphia on 000 2 I Atoeller Brswer (7) and Hall- r; Bunning (8-10) Lersch (8) and HR: iouston 300 012 18 ihleago 000 t I Billingham (9-3) Cook Ray (6) nd Edwards; Pappas (4-4) Regan n, Rodriguez Gura and undley. HRs: Ed- Rader Chi: Soangltr 1) Santo EAGUE LEADEKS arty. All lemenle, Pgh erer, Cine ichman, Chi aston, SD rabarkewllz, LA epeda, Atl ietz, SF ingulllen, Pgh ose, Cine K H Pet. 67 115 47 111 .354 77 125 .338 45 103 .333 58 126 .332 61 104 .326 58 118 .322 49 96 .321 33 91 73 126 .319 1Q'x9' 15'x9' Reg, Reg. Reg. Reg, NOW S39.95 NOW NOW 565.00 NOW 575.00 All awnings have 6" painted duck valance. Prices include poles, guy lines and pegs. Material is a rugged duck and available in three valance colors Red and white stripe, Yellow and white stripe, and brown two Ions stripe. Bug screen attachment is available 3 sides ond fill in for 20% off. Sale extends Io the 7th of August. PREBQO RECREATION VEHICLES 600 4th Avc. North Lethbridje KELLY SPRINGFIELD "TIRES FAMOUS FOR QUALITY" 149x26 6 ply 184x26 6 ply COMBINE TIRES 7950 ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 402 Id An South Phong 337-4886 o, 317-UtS ;