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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 _ THS UTKBRICGE HEBAVD Monday, 12, 1972 Alberta Junior now has five members Edmonton withdraw from Tlic Albcrla Junior Hockey League was left without an en- try from Edmonton and mem- bership in the league dropped to five teams from seven after a weekend meeting in Letli- bridgc. Edmonton Movers and Ed- monton Maple both founding members of llic 10- year-old league, requested a one year leave of absence and Calgary Mount Hoyal College Cougars withdrew. A new cn- ti-y from Hie Crowsnest Pass which will opcrete out of Blair- more, was officially accepted into the league. DOMINATE TRACK EVENT Tony Putii, left, Penny May, centre and Axel Krouse, all of British Columbia, won their respective crowns in the western Canada decath- lon-pentathlon championships over 1ne weekend.__________________________________ Stan Siwik steps down as coach of swim club The Lethbridge Lions Ama- teur Swim Club ended its sea- son Sunday evening with a ban- quet and the presentations of awards for performances by team members this past winter. Sunday's gathering saw the election of the new executive, awards to seven swimmers and the end of a 10 year coaching career for Stan Siwik. Siwik announced Sunday eve- ning he was resigning as coach of the club effective im- mediately. Interlocking split games Only two games were played in the Alberta Major Baseball League over the weekend, both interlocking affairs. In Unity, Saskatchewan a two-run homer by Roger Pozzo in the ninth inning gave Bee Deer Elks of the AMBL a victory over Unity Cardinals o[ the 'Northern Saskatchewan Baseball League in an inter- locking game Saturday night. Bill Friend who relieved starter Ballon in the seventh, was the winner. Bob Brown who also took over in the seventh gave up the win' ning hit. Pozzo also collected a single Red Deer and Ten? Taylor was the top batter for Unity with a triple and a single. Red Deer outhit Unity 10-8. At Kindersley, Saskatchewan Paul Hisso pitched Kindersley Kh'ppers of the Northern Sas katchewan Baseball League li a victory over Edmontoi Blue Willows of the AMBL in an interlocking game Saturday night. Risso allowed only five hit while striking out 15 Edmonto batters. The Kb'ppers collect ed 13 hits off loser Steve Pur ceil and Stu Henderson who re lieved in the ninth inning. "My door will always be said Siwik, "with a soft boulder lo cry on." Bob Emerson mil succeed hvik as coach for the next ear. :We're losing a great swim- J. C. Siiead winner at Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (AP) J. C. Snead gets a little testy when you bring up the fact that he's he nephew of veteran golfing great Sam Snead. The subject came up again Sunday after J. C. won the first prize tn the Philadelphia Golf Classic. Someone asked J. C. if he fel' lie played in Ihe shadow o: Uncle Sam, who won every major golf title but the U.S Open. "I don't care what they J. C. snapped. "I wen, I bea everybody who was here." Snead shot an unspectacular fourth round par 35-36-72 ove the Whitemarsh Val ley Country Club for a 72 hole total of six under par 282. He beat Chi Chi Rodriguez by om stroke. Snead had rounds of 70 71-69-72, and Hodriguez 71-68-70- 74 for a 283. Dick Khyan, who had quaD tied for only four tournament this year, finished in a tie fo third with Jim Jamieson, leade of the first two rounds. EacI had 285. Then came champio Dave Hill at 286; Hubert Green Homero Blancas and Bob Mur phy at 287; Art Wall and Ga Brewer at 288, and Tony Jackli and Jerry Heard at 280. Defem ing champion Tom Weiskopf fin ished tied for !6th at 293, whil Gary Player was grouped 295, tied for 23rd. No Canadian went beyond Fr day's halfway cut. WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM KAMATA vs PORTZ 5 GREAT BOUTS S2 SI.50 said ling Emerson pon accepting the job. The annual Stan Siwik trophy ill continue to be awarded and us year's recipient is Susan unt for special effort in com- etition this year. Other special awards went to ;endy Kasting as the lop girl 'hilc the top boy was Lome Trainer Lueien Laurin is going fishing The remaining clubs are Redo.........-------- Deer Rustlers, Drumheller Fat- cons, Lcthbridge Sugar Kings anil Calgary Canucks. League president Jim Secular of Calgary, re-elected at the two-d a y meeting, said the Maple Leafs' request for n leave of' absence was denied and the "league hopes lo be able lo salvage one of the two Edmonton operation." Scouiar said purl of the rea- son for the withdrawal of the Movers was the fact that a large portion of the operation of the club had been left solely to Jim McAdie. "Mr. McAdie hss been in- volved in hockey for 43 years and, with more and more of the responsibility for the opera- tion of the club bsing left on his shoulders, he felt he could no longer cope with it." Scouiar said withdrawal of support for the Maple Lesfs by Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Canada Ilocke League led to the demise of that club. he said, "we are still hopeful that some kind of ar- rangement can he made in Ed- monton to have at least one en- try in ovir league. "We feel amalgamation of the Movers and Maple Leafs is a possibility or some other group may come forward to ei- ther run a team by itself or provide assistance to one of the two current clubs." In the meantime, Edmonton was drawn into a GO-gama ANDY CAPP THAT, IS i NICE OP VOU _f TOU SAFECf 'OME -THE WAITER'S WALKIN' ME BACK ANV YOU KNOW 'IS REPUTATION -SO SOU COULD FOLLOW] ON ABOUT FIPTV YARB5 V BEHIND us TILL SAFELY THESE TOEONTO (CP) Alberto Hivadeneira left lu's wife and Iwo chiFdren and the lOOdegree heat of Colombia last week and headed north to try his luck on the Canadian pro golf tour. At the Ontario Open golf championship at Cedar Brae golf club, he attracted the larg- est gallery in the 54-hole event, pounding out 300-yard drives and tipping his white hat each time the crowd approved of one of his shots. When the tournament was over and he had pocketed the first-place prize money he tipped Ms caddy and vowed he was going to learn to talk English. That may mean he plans to stay in Canada and if he does he'll be one of the favorites in any tournament. Rivadeneira, a 24-y e a r -o 1 d from Barranquilla on the shores of the Caribbean, won the championship and a troph} from Peter Jackson, sponsors o the event, on the second hole o a playoff with amateur Gar Hamilton Jr., of Bolton, Ont., a FLEMING MOTORS ARE NOW HAVING OPERATION APPRECIATION Fleming Motors want to thank their many customers for their patronage during Flemings long years of service to Southern Alberta, with an OPERATION APPRECI- ATION SALEI Right now, you can buy a brand new 7972 Fury at fantastic reductions! And Flemings hove six only Fury demos, slashed for OPERATION APPRECIATION savings! Here is an example of the fantastic savings. Stock No. 2438 PLYMOUTH FURY GRAND COUPE 360 V-8 automatic, power steering, disc brakes, SAVE heavy duty battery and suspension, radio end rear speaker. Many other options. Sporty roily red with white vinyl roof. This unit carries an 18-Month or Warranty. SEE GORDON ClOSE, KEN UNCASTER, STU SHORTT, BUD PETERSON or HANK PALFREY at Cor. 7th S, and 1st Ave. 5. Phone 327-1591 Business administration student at the University of Indiana. They were tied wilh scores of over three rounds. Hamilton's rounds were 68-74-71 while Rivadeneira was 70-73-70. Each player parred the first extra hole and then Hamilton sank a 25-foot put on the second hole for a par three. Rivadeneira, smiling before he shot, curled in a 12-footer for a birdie and the championship. Two Californians had the best rounds records of 66 on the four-year-old yard placed third and fourth. Rate Bolls of Los Angeles fin- ished third won with Deray Simon of Costa Mesa was next with a three-round score of 216, col- lected Bob Panasiuk of Windsor, Ont., first-round leader, and Leon DeCaire of Bultonville, Ont., lied at 217 for the low Canadian professionals. and while he is waiting for the "ish to bite he can think about :lie hook he has inlo racing's three-year-old division. Laurin trams Riva Ridge, the Kentucky Derby winner who scored a smashing seven-length victory in Saturday's Belmont Stakes. And he also conditions three other three-year-olds called Upper Case, Spanish Hid- die and Quill Gordon. This quartet has scored 15 victories, four seconds and two thirds in 32 starts, accounted for eight stakes triumphs and earned more than this year. Spanish Riddle, owned by Roy other three run for Meadow his debut on the grass by winning the one-mile fifth race at Bel- inont Park Saturday. Quill Gor- don, also starting on grass for the first time, was out of the money, Then, three races later, Riva Ridge, Hie 1971 two-year-old champion, bounced hack from his fourth-place finish in lha Preakness lo establish his Icad- ersiiip of the three-year-old divi- sion by running the third fastest miles in the 104-year history of the Belmont. CALLED 'WONDER HORSE' "He's a wonder horse, that's what he Laurin said after Riva Ridge was timed in over a fast track despite kicking liimseif in the paddock before the race. Gallant Man set the stakes and track record of 3-5 in 1957 and Stage Door Johnny won 1-5 in 1908. Riva Ridge, who in his career has never surrendered a lead, went to the front under Ron Turcotte of Grand Falls, N.B., on the first turn and stayed there for his ninth stakes vic- tory, four wins in six starts this year and 11 triumphs in 15 car- eer outings. He paid as the favorite and earned from a purse of lo bring his two-year bankroll to With Preakness winner Bee Bee Bee not in the race, Ihe co-second choices of a crowd of were Key to The Mini and No Le Hace who finished fourth and sixth, respectively, in the 10-horse field. Ruritania was second and Cloudy Dawn third. schedule wliich will open Sept. 30. The Royal withdrawal of Mount College resulted from mainly pressure by the Alberta College Athletic Conference with whom the Cougars must now be a member io. order to he eligible for the western Can- ada college championships. "We are extremely sorry lo lose Mount Royal but their sit- uation was such that they real- ly had no alternative. "The Cougars were a real asset lo Uie league and the fact they used over-age players no doubt had something to do with strengthening our teams to the point where one has been able lo win Iwo consecutive west- cm Canada championships and one national championship." He was referring to Red Deer which won the Centennial Cup in 1971 and lost in this year's final to the Guelph CMS from Ontario. Alt -Cad man of Red Deer was ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA MAJOR W L, Pel GBL Lelhbridge 6 Cal. Giants 5 i. Tigers A Red Oeer..... 1 i. Blue Willow 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST W New Ynrk 53 PINsburgh 32 Montreal Philadelphia .571 .571 .125 Atla 29 L Pet. GBL 17 .MO 1 1 21 .563 S 29 .431 llVb 38 .417 1! 3D .400 13 19 .620 21 1 22 .569 23 2A .44? 7Vi San Diego 17 San Francisco 17 31 .316 TODAY'S GAMES New York Gentry (3-4) of Allanla Nfekro [7-51 N Montreal Sloneman (i-51 al Hous. Los Angeles Singer (3-6) Louis Cleveland (5-5) M gam ,Y'S elected vice-president of league to succeed Ian Kenzie. Jack Samuel of Drum- heller replaces Jim Stewart of the Maple Leafs as chairman of the hoard of directors. Don Drummond of Red Deer resigned as secretary-manager, citing business pressure as the reason. No successor was named, SUNDA' FIRST Chicago Ml Ml 4 B San Frantlsto 000 coo o s a Hands arvd Hundley I Wiarich; (3-10) Johnson (7) AUIfitt (9> a n Radar. SECOKD Chicago .....000000 S 'an Francisco WO 002 3 7 Hoolon, Pnccbus (3) McGinn (8) and Ryan; Bryant (3-3) and Healy Juau in pain SAN FRANCISCO CAP) Suffering from back trouble, San Francisco Giants pitcher Juan Marichal was admitted to St. Luke's Hospital'Sunday night after the Giants-Chicago Cubs double header. A team spokesman said the hurler's problem was between the third and fourth lumbar discs and it was apparently causing some pain. Maridial, who sup- posed to leave for Pittsburgh Tuesday with the team, won't go but could make the Friday game against St, Louis Cardi- nals if all goes well, the spokesman said, For Marichal it adding injury to insult, since the 4-0 first game loas lo the Cubs put him in the record hooks as the league's first 10-garae loser this season. SI. Lou San Diego Gi Nerlney) Normj (7) Acosfa (9) tlO) and 201 OH 000 000 012 zenda (10) and Me n, Ross (6) Corkin SchaelFer (9) Arlii KendalF. HRs: Colbert S1ahl Pillsbursfi QM 031 13 Lot Angles 001 001 5 10 Khon R, Hernandez (8) GiuslI (9) and Sangulllen; Dovmim Mikkelsen (1-2) Richerl (S) er Sfrns, HRs: l_A-Mola Davis Bucfcner Fiouirod .....001 003 000- 4 I Mew York 001 100 10 Roberts (5-3) Glaring and EC wa rds; AlcA ndrew (5-2) TayFor and Dyer. HRi: N Dyer CincinnaH It Montreal 000 000 1 3 Nolan (8.1) and Bench, Pltirrme Renko 0-4) Griberf [4) Sfrch mayer (6) Walker (9) and Humphrey HR: MN-Singlelon Atlanta.....000000 Philadelphia 000 710 3 Read (4-7) McQueen (7) and Caaa nova; Carllon (7-4) and McCai SATURDAY'S RESULTS New York 5 Housfon 3 Chicago 4 San Francisco Allanfa IS Philadelphia 3 Los Angeles 2 1 1. Louis 5 San Diego 2 incinnati at Montreal, ppd LEAGUE LEADERS Donohne close behind Did HuLne luck out? By JACK TRACV MOSPORT, Ont. (CP) Team McLaren won the Canadi- an-American Challenge C u p opener Sunday hut they could sec a threat to their five years of supremacy in motorsport's richest racing scries. New Zealandcr Denis llulme won the 200-mile race for sports-racing cars and will) it in prize and contingency money and the Labatl's Blue Trophy. As he put it aflerward, "I Ihink 1 lucked it." If the race had gone a few iaps beyond Ihe regulation 80, he might not have been so lucky. The threat lo Team McLaren, Can-Am winners since came from a German-built car with lurbochargcd engine and young American driver Mark Donohue, who finished second. The orange cars driven hy Hulmc and bis American team- mate Peter Kevson weren't run- ning so well and the Donohuc car seemed about to overwhelm them. Donohue, winner of the Indi- anapobs 500 last month, had Iho pole position by virtue of his JJE) miles an hour qualifying performance. He started off i .strongly and by Uie 13th lap was pulling away from Rcvson and Hulme. As ho passed the pits on lap Ifl he lost power and almost had to creep two miles around Iho track again before ho could pit the Porsche-Audi while mechan- ics from the Roger Penske fac- ing Organization sought the trouble. Donohuc had lost three taps hy the lime he returned lo the track afler trouble in Iris turbo- charging system was cured. Rcvson, 1571 Can-Am champion, had taken the lead followed closely by Hulme. Then Donohue poured on UK coal lo calch up with the Mc- Larens, gaining three seconds a lap. Mosport in its 12 years oi racing lias rarely seen such desperate comeback atlempt. The German car growled around the track, twice break- ing Hie record for [he 2.45-mile lap. He climber! lo Ihircl .spot from eighth and was a iitlle less than a minuto behind Tlulme at the 7flth lap. Then leader Revson broke his crankshaft in the pil straight and coasted off the course at corner No. J. RRVSON THIRD Hulme look the chequered flag with Donohue, 55.5 seconds behind, winning second place and Although Rcvson was listed as not running at the finish, Iio was awarded third place am! got in prizes. That meant a loss of more than to American Milt Minler who had turned in a bril- liant performance throughout Ihe race in an underpowered Porsche, lie thought he third and had to settle for fourth place and AB 107 rain H PC Sangulllen; Pgh M. Alou, SIL US 32 59 .33 Torre, StL 191 27 64 Cnerfeno, Hou 171 29 56 Buekner, LA 113 15 37 .31 Tolan, Cln 194 37 63 .31 Home runs: Bench, Cincinnati, (151 Sfargell, PKtsburgh, Kingmai San Francisco, Runs barred In: Stargell, Bench, (-1-0; Klngman, Pilch Ing (5) decisions: Nolan, Cl. clnnall, Sullon, Los Ar geles, (8-1) Blass Pills burg J. Ray, Houston, Hennigan (81 Rtddleber- er (8) Farmer (9) and Moses. HRs: J. NetHes (1) Darwin MeiHe'j FIRST Milwaukee 001 100 fl 10 0 Chicago......004 HO 6 n 0 Lonborg (3-3) Slephenson (31 Col- _xn (4) Sanders (8) and RaMiff, Felske Bahnsen (86) Forster (7) id Herrmann. HRs: (4) May Chi-Alvarado (1) An- drews (4) Allen (2} (11) Herrmann .ECOND rfrrwaukea WO 000 4 7 tt Chicago 000031 i 10 T Limy (61j (1-5) t8) and Rodriquei; Lemonds, Regan Rorno Gossase Forsrcr Acosla (2-0) (9) and Herrmann. HR: Chl-Kelly Baltimore 009 1 8 Texas......000100 1 4 0 Palmer (7-3) and Dates; Pina (-2) (9) and Billings. HR: Johnson Californfa 100 300 la 1 Boston 120 Oil 8 15 0 Ryan, ROM (2) Fisher (24) (4) Barber (7) Clark (7) and Stephcnson. Kusnyer Sieberl 6-2) Lea (7) and Fisk, HR: Oakland 000 020 T 4 Delroil Oil MO 4 0 Hoflzman (3-4) and Duncan; Cole- man, See I back (3-2) and HRs: Freenan New York 000 OCO S 0 Kansas Cily 000000 5 1 Kline Lyle (8) and Munson; Drago (4-4) and Kirk pal rick. SATURDAY'S RESULTS Oakland 5 Delroil Chicago Milwaukee 1 BalHmore 5 Texas 2 Cleveland -1 Minnesota 1 New Ywk 8 Kansas City California 7 Boston 3 LEAGUE LEADERS Paella, K O, Allen, Chi Rudi, Oak C. May, Chi 171 30 .185 32 H Pel, 61 .338 5S .327 60 .321 J4- .314 63 .312 35 .30-1 48 .302 42 .300 .799 172 202 Braun, Min ......115 Pinson, Cal 159 R. Oliver, Cal P. Kelly, Chi 137 Home runs: R. Jackson, Oakland, D. Allen, Runs balled In: D. Allen, R. Jackson, Pilchfnq (5) decisions: Kaat, Min- nesota, (7-1) Fingers, Oakfand, They're here! Seiberling STEEL BELTED TIRES The longest wearing, strongest, most bruise-resistant tires we've ever sold! ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES 4 SERVICE 402 lit Ave. South Phone or 337-4445 LETHBRIDGE AND BOW ISLAND ;