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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Jung I, 1972 THE LE1HBRIDOE KERAIB 9 Hobbs shines at Edmonton By KEN POLE EDMONTON (CP) Al- though England's David Hobbs was the big winner Sunday at Intel-national Speedway, the second race of the 1972 L and M Continental series featured sev- eral other kinds of victories. Eppie Wietzes of Toronto Locals pkiy host to Calgary Giants Tuesday Lakers suffer first setback after six victories results Race CALGARY (CP) Major Presto won his fourth consecu- tive race o[ the season Satur- day, taking the 23rd running of ;he added Teeworth Plato at Victoria Park. Jockey Alvin McCauley took Major Presto to the front at the first turn, opened a clear over longshot Penicillium anc then withstood a closing rush by Big Dan in the stretch. FIRST claiming, 3 year olds, 7 lui New Response (Watson) 6.50 3.90 790, Well Received [Barroby 7.00 -4.30 Fun For All (Phelan) 5.40. Time: 1-5 Te Tayef. sisler Quill, Kahula stiady Sis, New senasllon also ra SECOND Tilng, 4 Year claiming, 4 Year olds and up, 7 furlongs Twin's Pride (Norrls) 10.30 3.30, choppo (Hamlll) 6.00 4.50, Regal Hawk (Rasmussen) 3.10. Time: 1-S Wolf's Go Go, Roman Scholar, Mr. March, Earl of Richmond, CoSpTilc Kid THIRD claiming, 2 year olds, 5 fur- "oTandln ParK [Whittle) 7.70 9.60, Swi'1 Cash (Rssmussen) 3.30 3.10, Chine's Sun God (Haynes) j.yo. Time: 3-5 Special Slock, Prairie Morn, Fays Hurrah, Happy Commander, Len's Birthday also ran. QUINELLAl IB. 10 FOURTH claiming, 4 yeer olds and up, 7 furlongs Silver Dandy (Wiseman) 1.10 4.30 3.10, Miss Kaysueccn (Halabl) 3.40 2.70, Fleet Flitter (McCouley) 3.70. Tmer Fog Patches Mtss Resolve, Speedy Kim, Pixie Belfe, Prince Gray also FIFTH 11.400, claiming, 3 year olds, 7 fur- longs x-Cartwo it had a cheque attached to it for operation expenses for year. To Brown's left is board member Bob Sonford while on his right is manager S tan Wasylishen. Miners' give solid effort Power Chiefs win twice Meanwhile infielder Ed Stef- urak drove In five runs and paced Edmonton Willows to a 7-4 victory over Calgary Giants Saturday night. It was Willows' first win in six games. Stefurak belted a 375-foot home run, to bring In two run- ners, and he added two singles for the Willows. Infielder Maur- ice Oakes added two hits in 10-hit attack. Righthander Steve Purcell got the win, with relief help from Stu Henderson. Right- hander Craig Randal gave up all of the Edmonton runs in the first four innings and took the loss. He was relieved by John Hines in the fourth. Outfielder Paul Gallivan hit a triple and two singles and drove in two Giant runs. Lyla Moffat and Hal Iverson each had two hits for the losers. In Calgary, the Giants erased a five point deficit and defeated Edmonton Blue Willows 10-6 "The aim today was to break the Olympic standard of and qualify for Munich. That's all I was thinking about. I knew Doris would do that so I just tried to stay as close as I could." Two other Canadian ors turned in record-breaking icrformances. Brenda Walsh of Edmonton set a native record of 53.3 in the 400-m e t r e event, overtaking Sheila Ingraham of Washington, D.C. with a burst of speed. Miss Ingraham was clocked at 54.7. Louise Beland of Montreal fin- ished fourth in the javelin toss but her distance of 157 feet, five inches, was enough to give the 17-year-old the Canadian juve- nile and senior Quebec record. Sherry Calvert of Torrance, Gallant sets new record EDMONTON (Special) Calgary Athletes did most of the record breaking and, as expected, easily captured tha provincial high school track and field championship Satur- day. Out of 800 athletes represent- ing the provinces 10 zones, ona Lethbridge competitor at least helped rewrite the record books. Lyle Gallant, a student at Catholic Central High School tossed the senior boys discus 161' breaking the mark of 159'7" set in 1970 by Gary Win- Chester of Calgary. By LLOYD YAMAGISHI Herald Sports Writer Home surroundings didn't help the Lcthbridge Miners' Library as they dropped two decisions to the slick Calgary Power Chiefs at Dave Elton Park Sunday. Miners' Library, who sport one win In four starts in the SAAR 'features exciting races Wilson wins Media race Another exciting chapter vas added to the Southern Al-erta Auto Racers' book as ley held another spine-tingling ay at Ihe Lclhbridge Exhibi-ion Speedway Sunday after-loon. The big feature for the Sun-'ay's races included the Media ind the go-cart events. Garth Wilson, driving in picked up the first place honors in the Media race edging out Roger Channon in ear nine while Roy Mullelt trailed in third handling car 30. Top prize In the go-cart race went to Ron Thibodeau of Cran-ford while second and third place finishes went to Bill Boyce of Lethbridge and Gerry Ivan of Taber respectively. Meanwhile in SAAR's point race, Dave Stilgoe driving in the "C" class burned up the track in leading a point-getters wilh IC'.i points. Bill Kostiuk in car 49 closely followed in seccnd with 15 points while third place went to Gary Loewen with 10'.4 points. In "B" Class competition. Jack Roberts racked up 12 More sport on page 10 r, WRESTLING TONIGHTl P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM N.A. TITLE BOUT: KAMATA vi PORTZ 5 BOUTS points to lead this category while Lindy Smith and Ron B o y c e placed second and third with 10H and BVi points rcspcctive- Bob Chrlslensen picked up points and edged out Al- bert Tschritter with points in the Claimer class. Tlu'rd place was awarded to Jules Jyorffy, who managed to cam 10 points during the after- noon meet. With the summer evenings being a little warmer now, SAAR, has decided to switch to night racing. Time trials will get under way at p.m. while the races will start at p.m. at Lhe Exhibition Speedway. It has also been announced that Jim Elliot, SAAR's public address announcer and Dave Stilgoe, SAAR's president will switch jobs on Sunday. Stilgoe feels he can announce better than Elliot while Elliot feels he can drive belter than Stilgoe. If all goes well, SAAR's offi- cials just might be able to run off ail the "C" and Claim- races loo. Calgary Major Fastball! League, were edged 1-0 In the' first contest and 7-5 La the sec-1 ond. All three Miners' losses came from the hands of the Power Chiefs. In the first encounter, Min- ers' rapped live hits off win- ning pitcher Gary Simmons, but failed to score a run during Ihe seven innings of play. On the other hand, losing pitcher George Santoni gave up only three hits to the Power Ciiiefs which resulted in t h e single run. Garth Lamb did most of the damage at the plate for the Miners', going three-for-three. Lamb stroked a double and two singles in a losing cause. Terry McCool and Paul Rein Precht poked out a double each for the winners, Mean whi le in I lie second game, the Power Chiefs picked ip seven runs on seven hits to edge the Miners'. Ken Johnston earned the .nound win firing a four hitter while Darrcl Leavitt took loss after being relieved by Oennis Hydychuk in te '.bird inning. Extra base hits were featured in this affair with Calgary hammering three home runs and Lethbridge one. Pete W e s t o n guided the Power Chiefs to their victory with two home runs while Daird Craig added one more. Cam Powely, formerly from Leliibi idge aided the Power Chiefs wilh a double and a sin- gle while Lamb led the Min- ers' attack once more with a home run. Barry House also managed o double for the local club. Bowling scores CAPRI BOWL SENIOR CITIZENS Toffi Oseckl 239, Roy Lava I fey 257, Harry Chapman 2H, Henry Brown 341, Ben Evanson 337, Ted Ward 337, Henry Bechlhold 330, Nunweiler 225, Ruby Oseen 3S8, Marg Beierle 223, Jessiu MacDonald 705, Nellie Berry 304. MONDAY N1TE MIXED GoaEtza 293 Ben Salcedo ?SO Tuvale W2, George Mabin ?Jl, Eugene Yamada 251, Don McCarlhy HO, Gary Knox JM, Lucille Schilie 233, Mary Ooofrychuk 718, Bcr- Hay ?4J, Vera GonUia ?.n, Dot W.lyashlro 240, Helen 331. TUES AFT. LADIES Dena Smllh 295 Joyce defi 250, Kaihy Ludwlg 232 Janet Koole Rose Nunweller 374, Wary Scsfrled 298 Olga La- roqua 530, Frances BannbrlcH 231, Els i s Brown 254, Gloria HrvcyX 279. JR. SR. DOUBLES Kim Kovacs John Wildman 400, Ron Gretiinger 350, Duane Spttier 399, Jack Smeed 23B, Sam Glrardl 543, Tayfcr Jean Christie 559, Karlyn Soilzer 2iS, WII5on 759, NatJine Kovacs 391, Linda Mal- comson 3AS, Darlene Terry 759. TUES NITE LADIES 5'art !M John i on 3U Eileen Bartwi 294, Isabel Qrslen 340, Grace Var> DyVr 242, Peggy Klrby 234, Belly Hobbs 745, Shirley Davles 252, May Hiobert 378 Bosch Waxlne Richards 231, Me! Seiberl 231. DUCAN SOCIAL CLUB BiJl PasTtw 216, Leroy Ccnine Conine M2, Herman Vanderlee MS, Louie L1ppa 211- Joe Gaiarek 216, Marg GarareK 202. WED MORNING LADIES Nancy Prfndle 233, Rose Cropley !il, Mary 243, Chris Bur wash 245r Chris Schulz 2-1-1, Zita Tinordl Val- erie Names 237, Barbara Buijert Helen Weets ?3i, Karen Holm 732. WED. AFT. LADIES Jean Passey M9 Carolyn WlltJe 251 Peggy Ferry Wi, Pat Plomp 251, Connie Scolt 2XS. Isabel Orslcn 2S7 Freda Linn 251, Lor- raine KlrcTiner 251, Betty Paterson 238, Bergman 230. WED. NITE MIXED Judy PleU 284, Cherye Ofcermeycr 755 Leitia Killins 773 [A711, AUtfeline S7eVely 276, Jean Sunday to gain a split of their weekend series in the AMBL. The Willows defeated the Giants 7-4 Saturday. The Giants hung the defeat on George McCarthy, second of four Edmonton pitchers. Mc- Carthy gave up the crucial runs to the Giants in the sixth inn- ing. A right hander, Steve Love- less replaced starter Gordon Vejprava in the first inning with none out and stopped the Willows on one unearned run the rest of the way. Loveless scattered seven of I the Willows' 12 hits. Outfielder Paul Gallivan led j the Giants with three hits while Phil Kelbev and Bruce Lofting two each. Ross Speers had a perfect four hits in four tries for the losers. On Saturday, infielder Ed Slefurak drove in five runs and paced the Willows to their first in six games, SUNDAY Lakers 001 Wl H 7 Tigers 131 Wl H 3 Ferchuk (Ml P. Msxwslt (5> rag (5) Yorgason. Chahley (2-1) and Taylor. HRs: Watamaniuk. SATURDAY Lakers ......KM DM I Tft 3 CM 000 5 3 King, Sonntag <7) (1-0) antJ Harnll- fon: Ewasiuk. (1-2) and Fsanchuk, Taylor (9) Blue WillOWl Ml 300 7 10 3 Giant! 010 390 4 I 1 Purcelf Henderson (6) and Waddle! Rar-dle WM% (0 and HR: StefuraV