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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, June 10, 1974 DID YOU KNOW? That it costs no more to make all your travel arrangements through a travel agent. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Herald Sports Late swing John Seaman is a bit behind the pitch Sunday at Henderson Park. Korth salvages split for Junior Miners By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer "When he's on the mound. I just sit back and enjoy the game." That's what coach Doug Frier of the Lethbridge Junior Miners had to say about Allan Korth on Sunday after the big righthander went the distance in an 8-2 triumph over the Calgary Golden Spikes at Henderson Park. Unfortunately for 300 local fans, other Miner pitchers were not so steady. Four of them combined to hand out 11 walks as the Golden Spikes took the first game of a Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League doubleheader 12-9. Korth gave up the same number of hits as the four afternoon chuckers, but handed out no free passes, and chopped 10 runs off the Spikes' winning total. "The other pitchers seem to get a bit nervous when they get into a tight spot, but Allan just bears down and throws his way out." commented Frier. In the first game, the Golden Spikes poked a triple, two doubles, and three singles, with two away in the fourth Lacrosse The Lethbridge Midget Mohawks won one and tied one in a midget lacrosse doubleheader Sunday at Adams Arena. The Mohawks got four goals from Tony Simioni and three from Paul Byrne as they downed the Calgary Willow Park team 10-8 in one encounter. Rick Wilson added two goals for the locals, while Ken Hall had a single counter. Jim McArthur scored twice for Calgary. Paul Byrne scored six times as the Mohawks fought to a 10- 10 tie with Calgary Tri-Wood. Simioni had a pair while Dave Boulton and John Forilli fired singles for the locals. The Kinsmen Warlords doubled the score 4-2 over the YMCA in a Bantam Lacrosse League encounter. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT EL RANCHO TEXACO SERVICE (1974) Complete Auto Service Licensed Mechanic Texaco Petroleum Products Come in and meet Gene Teroya and Steve Hovind. We have over a total of 35 years Automotive experi- ence to serve you better. Phone 327-5406 6 Ave, South Mayor Migrith Drive WATCH FOR OUR GRAND OPENING COME IN AND SEE GENE A STEVE FOR YOUR MOTORING NEEDS inning, scoring six runs. That gave them a 9-3 bulge which they never relinquished. The Miners almost came back in the ninth, bringing three runs and getting the tying run to the plate, but the rally fell just short. Greg Hamilton belted his second home run of the season, a towering shot over the centre field wall, and Dennis Halt smacked two doubles for the locals. Dale Woodkey had three singles for the Golden Spikes, who are so-called because of their fancy footwear. In the second game. Korth fanned seven batters, and pitched shut-out baseball until the seventh inning, which was the last by prior agreement of the teams. Brian Veres scored half of the Miner runs, getting on base and scoring each time he went to the plate. He had two singles and walked twice. Dennis Hatt continued his timely swinging for the locals with two singles, each of which drove in a run. George added a two-run triple for the Miners. The Junior Miners will play their next league game this Friday when they meet the Highwood Juniors in a p.m. contest at Henderson Park. FLY BALLS One of the must frustrating experiences in baseball has to be striking out with the bases loaded Junior Miners" Jim McLellan got a chance to redeem himself after such an oc- curence in the first inning of the nightcap... he came up in an identical situation in the fifth inning, and belted a three-run double a set of Calgary's golden spikes found its way into Miner second basemen Ted Stilson Stilson had to be removed from the game after Calgary's Dale Woodkey came in with spikes high early in the first game. First Spikes 003 602 P 5 Miners 210 020 3 3 Poffenroth Johnson and D Woodkey Pelrunia il-li. Dow Sommerleldl Tokanu'c (7) and Hamilton HP.- Lelh Hamilton (2) Second Spikw 000 000 9 0 Miners 101 7 0 Harrison (1-11. Slone and 0 Korth 12-2) and Hamilton Andreachuk wins title Carol Andreachuk captured the 1974 city women's golf title as she bested the top female shotmakers in a 36- hole tournament over the weekend. Adreachuk, who is a member of the Henderson Lake Golf Club, took only 186 strokes in three rounds of play to edge runner-up Elsie Magrath of who fired 192. Enid Pepper of the Country Club walked away with the second flight honors with a 194 while Jeanette Scotter of Lakeside placed second with a 208. Mildred Cox of Lakeside and Ena Rossiter of the Country Club shared the third flight honors with 218s while Erma Wobeck won the fourth flight with a 224. Wobeck's club-mate from Lakeside placed second with a 227. City champ Carol Andreachuck tops in city WINN TENNIS TITLES MANCHESTER, England (AP) Top-seeded Jimmy Connors of Belleville. 111., and Kate Latham of Palo Alto. Calif., won the championships of the Northern lawn tennis tournament Saturday- Connors downed England's Mike Collins 13-11. 6-2. for the men's title after Miss Latham, unseeded, defeated No. 3 seed Leslie Charles of England. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lowtr 7th Shopping Mall Lelhbridgi. Albirti Phom (403) 328-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS Hubert Green tired, happy PHILADELPHIA (AP) Hubert Green says he is mentally the weekly grind of golf is getting to him. After pocketing for winning the Phila- delphia golf tournament Sunday with a 17-under-par 271. Green talked more enthusiastically about a two- week vacation than this week's U.S. Open cham- pionship at Winged Foot Coun- try Club in Mamaroneck, N. Y. "I haven't missed a tourna- ment in said Green, who compiled rounds of 70-67- 66-68 for this third tour victory of the year. "But the grind gets to you." What about the U.S. Open, the most prestigious title in golf? "I'd like to win it, but I en- joyed winning he said. "I like to do well, and the way I've played the last few weeks is nothing to turn my face down about." "I'll get in my car and drive to New York and play hard. If 'I get whipped, fine. I'm going to take two weeks off; I won't play again until the Milwaukee Open." Green, 27, who previously this year won the Bob Hope Desert Classic and the Greater Jacksonville Open, increased his 1974 earnings to second only to top money-winner Johnny Miller. He shattered the 72-hole tournament record at Whitemarsh by three strokes. Billy Casper and Tom Weiskopf had each won here with 274s. Green finished four strokes ahead of Hale Irwin, who car- ded 69-72-68-66-275 and earned Miller and Tom Jenkins tied for third at 277 and picked up cheques for each. Miller, the defending cham- pion in the U.S. Open and a five-time tour winner, raised his bankroll to Weiskopf was fifth at 279, Mike Hill sixth with 280 and Joe Inman seventh at 281. George Knudson of Toronto earned with a four-round total of 291. He finished with a 76 after shooting a 72 Saturday. Green birdied three of the first seven holes Sunday to go 16 under par and lead the field by six shots. Then he took a double-bogey six on the eighth and when Jenkins birdied nine and 10, Green's lead was down to two strokes. But Green rallied for three more birdies on the back nine to win comfortably. CAGE TEAM LEAVES HONG KONG (Reuter) The Chinese national men's and women's basketball teams left Peking for Canada Sunday, the New China news agency reported. The agency said the teams are led by Shin Hsiao, a leading member of the All-China Sports Association. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES Lakers score first win of season but drop third EDMONTDN (Special) The Lethbridge Lakers scored their first victory of the 1974 Alberta Major Baseball League season but also suffered their third loss as they split a two-game series with the Edmonton Tigers over the weekend. Two runs in the top of the Hth inning allowed Lakers to nip the Tigers 9-8 Sunday for Wanted! Distributor for ARO 244 NEW 4 WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE Exclusive Franchine Available Now! WRITE: PRESTON LTD. 14605 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta their initial win of the season. The Tigers won the seven- inning opener 7-2 on the strength of Wayne Commodore's three-run homer in the fifth and Al Symington's solo shot in the fourth. Dave Dumbeck. who relieved starter Stu Henderson in the fifth, took Ihe win while Mike Baist absorbed the loss. The Tigers led the second game 4-0 after five innings on Julio Owrhar's two-run homer in ihc third, but four errors by Third baseman Symington in the next two innings allowed the Lakers to tie the game. Tim Young's two-run triple pushc-d Edmonton ahead 6-4 in the bottom of the seventh but Bob Brown smacked a two- run triple and later scored to give the Lakers a 7-6 margin. The Tigers tied it again in the bottom of the eighth, but in 1hr top of the llth Neil Bozak doubled home Ken Nakama ahd then scored on Gary Picone's single. The victory for the leakers could possibly be a costly one as Brian Hamagami. who was credited with the win after relieving Randy Maxwell in the eighth inning, was injured while a attempting to break up a double play sliding into second base. Hamagami was taken to a hospital in Edmonton to gel x- rays on his ankle. In