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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, June 15, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Hews named all round chump at Brooks Claypool brilliant, chalks up an 85 By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer Brian Claypool, currently sitting in the top 10 in the race for the world's all around and bull riding crowns, showed the huge crowd at Brooks Friday he is also one of the best saddle bronc riders in the business. The Saskatoon cowboy hooked up with the 1973 Canadian champion bucking horse, Zone Along, and spurred him vigorously in perfect rhythmn for a whopping 85 points. Claypool also finished in a sixth place tie in Uie bull riding. Three of Canada's best bronc riders, Tom Bews, Bart Brower and 1972 world champion Mel Hyland were knotted in third place with identical 73 point markings. Ivan Daines and Duane Bruce split fifth and sixth place money with twin 67s. Bews' second place finish in the bronc riding, combined with a third place finish in the steer wrestling and a fourth in the calf roping event earned the Pekisko cowboy the all around title. He won for placing in both a timed and a riding event. Mel Hyland also pocketed a hefty pay cheque when the Peaked too early Johnny Miller, defending champ, nearly missed cut. Look who's leading U.S. Open Palmer, Player tied with two MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) It is like a page out of the 1960s. Arnold Palmer and Gary Player are tied with two others for the lead and Jack Nicklaus is making menacing noises from six strokes back. The long, lingering shadow of golf's Big Three again fell across the 74th U.S. Open championship at Winged Foot todav. "I can't consider myself said Nicklaus. his confidence unbroken by two bogey rounds of 75 and 74. "The weather has been a piece of cake so far. Suppose the weather changes. It could be a real dog-fight." Palmer, shooting a 70. and Player, battling back from disaster with a blazing finish for a 73, were tied at 143 with Minor ball Barry Coghlin's 17-strikeout performance had the Expos talking to themselves Thursday as the Astros shut them out 18-0. Barry also stroked a double and two singles off losing pitcher Gerry Garr while Jamie Coghlin added a double and a single. Todd Nelson and Wyatt Blair had the only Expo hits, both singles. Murray Redman's double drove in the winning run in the sixth inning as the Dodgers nipped the Expos- 7-6 in Nocrest Little League play Friday. Craig Nyrose fanned seven Auto slalom The Lethbridge Sports Car Club will be holding their Autoslalom for the 1974 season Sunday June 16 at the L-Mart parking lot on Mavor Magrath Drive. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with the first run set to go at 1 p.m. A new class structure adopted by the Alberta Autoslalormsls this year is expected Jo make the event more competitive. batters en route to the victory while Mark Leskosek took the loss. Rory Lorencz also had a double for the Dodgers while Steve Ayers and Clark Bosch each poked two singles for the losers. Rodney Tomita led the way with a three-run home run and a single as the Pirates downed the Braves 6-3 in another Norcrest tilt. Tim Luchanski also helped out winning pitcher Bruce Lyons with two singles. Merlyn Bunnage took the loss for the Braves, despite banging out two singles himself. Keenan Leroux had a double and single in a losing cause. In a Lakeside Farm League contest. Shannon Pelham struck out nine as his Astros snuck past the Blue Jays 15-12. Cameron Pelham had two doubles and a single, while Murrey Johnson smacked out one double and two singles for the winners against losing pitcher Calvin Sonntag. Duane Robertson with a homer and Tim Jablonskv with a double and single led the Blue Jay attack. Friday's action wrapped up the Norcrest Little League season with the Astros taking the title. former PGA champion Ray Floyd, who had a 71. and Hale Irwin, 70. Two 24-year-olds who have never won a pro event, Tom Kite and Tom Watson, were tied at 144. followed by Forrest Fezler and Bert Yancey. at 145. Defending champion Johnny Miller, this year's leading money winner with five vic- tories and more than took a quadruple bogey seven on the seventh hole, where he left the ball in a trap three times, for a 76-75-151. peaked too he said afterwards. ''For a year I was the best in the world, better than Nicklaus or Player, but I am not superman.'' Some of the glittering names in golf didn't survive the 153 cutoff point Tony Jacklin, 154: amateur champion Craig Stadler. also 154. former British Open champion Bob Charles, who later withdrew, 155: Billy- Casper, the winner of the Open in 1959. and two-time champion Lee Trevino. each 156. But Toronto's George Knud- son. who shot a 75, had a two round total of 153 to qualify for the third round. Hubert Green, whose latest of three tour victories came less than a week ago at Phila- delphia, tied the Open record over this course with a three- under-par 67 and saved his place in the tournament with a 148. Larry Ziegler shot a 68 and Frank Beard fired a 69 and wound up at 146. Bert Yancey also had a 69. Player started the second round with a one-stroke lead over the field, fell six strokes off par through Uie first six holes and then started scram- bling back. He refused to be shaken by- shot into a waste basket and a triple bogey seven almost before he warmed up. "You can't afford to be shaken." he said. "This course would shake you right into the ground. This is a round of golf I will never forget as long as I live. What I did today was a miracle." Palmer, whose last major victory- was the 1964 Masters, said a victory in the Open here would bring a new life to his life. "It would mean a great deal in a lot of ways, but more for a personal reason than anything I could gain in business." he said. Softball The Tigerettes downed the Cyclones 19-8 in Squirts division play in the Lethbridge Minor Softball League for girls Sandra Ferguson blasted two home runs for the winners and also started on the mound She was relieved by Delayna Martin. Monica and Cindy Milan added homers for the Tigerettes while Liz Krajewski had one for the Inscrs. Charmame McKillop and Rennie Dejarles were the Cyclone pitchers Meanwhile Kelly Nishijima ripped two home runs and led Trimblette Astros to a 17-14 victory over Snoopy All-Stars in another league match. Mary Ann Smith also chipped in with a home run while earning the mound win with the help of Cindy Valer. Bev Jackson suffered the loss In the only other match, the Wildcats outlasted the Cougars 15-12 NEW! The SUNBEAM 18" Single Blade LAWN CHAMP MODEL RE2001 The tirst eleclnc mower with a moulded rear mounted rriss catcher This eliminates sideswipmg shrubs and flowers 11 won't clog in "trcK cr dewy grass An automatic even Ipils vou when ihe caJcber is 5ul) Single lever adjusts all 4 wheels at once 2 convenient speed settings Vacuum action deck, lifts grass for smooth even cutting Convenience handle with "Natural grip" PRICED AT 149 98 See the new Sunbeam LAWN CHAMP at MOTOR MOWER 817-3rd Phone 327-2669 diminutive bronc rider added the bareback championship to his second place finish in the saddle bronc event. Hyland spurred out a 70 point ride astride a Calgary Stampede horse called Cindy Rocket to grab the rigging event, five points ahead of Allan Hern in second. Ivan Daines of Innisfail had a 59 in third spot while Doug Flanagan of Madden was next with a 53. Only five bareback riders recorded scores as the Reg Kesler and Calgary Stampede horses proved a tough combination for the competitors. D. C. Lund of Taber made it two wins in a row on the Southern Circuit in the steer wrestling. Not satisfied with his first place win at Vauxhall last week, Lund went out at Brooks and dropped his animal in the winning time of 4.9 seconds. Ken Hyndman of Kamloops, B.C. was runner up with a clocking of 6.2 seconds. Bews was third with 6.3 and Bindloss dogger Ben Hern stopped his catch in 6.4 seconds. Gerald Reber of Bowden spent little time in the hot sun while winning the calf roping title. The trimmed down roper spent a mere 10.3 seconds at work and earned the roping honors. Six time Canadian roping king, Lome Wells, was close, but not clo'se enough with 10.8 seconds, J. W. Campbell of DeWinton had a run of 11.3 and Bews had an 11.4 in fourth. Young Tony Maderion was matched up with a National Finals bull called Twirly and the Gustine, California rider clung to the back of the spinning animal for eight seconds and an event winning mark of 77 points. It seemed like half the cowboys entered in the bull taming were grouped in second spot. Bob Robertson. Jim Johnson. Bob Wilson and Dale Rose, complete with tie and cigar, all turned in 68 point rides to finish well back of the leader. John Dodds and Brian Claypool had a thing of their own going as they tied for sixth with 66 points apiece. Once again it was Jerri Duce in the barrel racing. The pretty blonde from Granum rounded the course in the winning time of 15.7 seconds, leaving Frances Church of Calgary in her dust, five tenths of a second back Keith Gower of Edmonton grabbed the amateur saddle bronc event with a mark of 58. BEHIND THE CHUTES The capacity crowd had a good time and appreciated the show the cowboys put on seldom does a cowboy get a hand as loud and long as Brian Claypool did after his great ride clown Jerry Olsen and his buffalo Sam proved to be a big hit Olsen's stunt of grabbing a bull by the tail and letting it twirl him around while it tries for him with its horns is thrilling but highly dangerous Bart Brower was shaken up after a bad spill in the steer wrestling Mickey Bagnell was also fighting bulls along with Olsen announcer was Bill Holt.. this is the third or fourth rodeo in a row- in the south that Dale Rose has ridden with a cigar he's yet to lose it wife of veteran competitor Harold Mandeville. Pearl, is recovering from a recent operation in Lethbridge's St. Michaels Hospital.. visitors are restricted but cards aren't. Pat Sullivan Karl Francis, professional at Henderson Lake Golf Club, came under some undue criticism during this week's High Handicap golf tournament Francis can only be responsible for the handicaps for Henderson Lake golfers Both Doug; Hudson and Terry Steen, the major prize winners, are from the Country Club and did have accurate handicaps The narrow minded thinking of certain individuals will only bring about an end to an event such as the Lethbridge Brewery tourney Tonto. the famed sidekick of the Lone Ranger, rides again Only now he rides in a sulky... He plans to become a driver and owner of harness race horses Joe Namath, quarterback for New York Jets, and his football camp for children have filed a million damage suit against Boston sports commentator Eddie Andelman of WNAC TV and the station's owner RKO General Inc.. The suit charges that Andelman said falsely and with malice during a nightly newscast last year that Namath did not take a personal interest in the boys enrolled at his camp, appeared only occasionally and was lax in seeing that quality food and medical care were provided. Hank Aaron in politics? No. he's much too nice a guy He was. however, guest of honor at annual Flag Day ceremonies in Congress recently In a speech to the House of Representatives. Aaron told the politicians that he shared a common problem with them that of "always being confronted with people wanting to know "so what can you do for us next year9' Two of boxings greatest names. Joe Louis and Jersey Joe Walcott, were in the headlines recently Both are returning to the fight game, but not as combatants Louis will referee Monday's heavyweight fight between Jerry Quarry and Joe Frazier Walcott, on the other hand, was named the iirst commissioner of the newly formed World Team Boxing Association Bill Burton, majority shareholder in the Lethbridge Broncos of the Western Canada Hockey League, has to be pleased with ticket sales for the coming season The response has been great... Coach Earl Ingarfield should be back in town I can't say for sure but I'm quite certain he had a hand in signing Clark Gillies for the New York Islanders Ingarfield got Gillies started in junior in Regina when he coached there.. Norm Van Brocklin. coach of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League, has a solution to bring about an end to the boredom of field goal kickers in the NFL "It's simple." he says, ''you just tighten the immigration laws And how's this for Ralph Garr of the Atlanta Braves feels Pete Rose is the best singles hitter in baseball today, and adds Garr. "I feel I'm as good as Rose." Arnold Palmer, who just hasn't been able to put it all together on the PGA tour the past few years, took eight putters to the Colonial tournament in Fort Worth which made golf pro Jack Burke remark "now that's a bagfull of indecision." The ski season must be over A Volkswagen was seen buzzing through Reno. Nevada with the usual ski rack on the back The rack bore a pair of crutches Today marks the end of the Spring Race Meet. It may be the last meet to be held at this time of year The crowds haven't been all that good and I believe Andy Andrews will welcome the return of the Fall Race Meet Very few surprises in World Cup play THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Eight teams were set to make debuts today at the 1974 World Cup soccer tournament with West Germany, the host country, and Brazil, the defending champion, already trailing in their separate divisions. East Germany defeated Australia 2-0 in its opening game Friday and took the lead in Group I on a difference in points because West Germany only defeated Chile 1-0 in an- other contest Golf League COUNTRY CLUB GOLF Low gross Bill Van Buskirk. Packers and Jack Gilfillan. Gentlemen HI 39. Low net Biil Van Buskirfc. Packers: Jack Giifillan. Gentlemen HI: Archie Logan. Reliance Agencies: and Ray Yunkman. Dorigatti 32 Low team net Packers. Gord McDavid. Ted Lawrence. Fred Morgan. Bill Van Buskirk 141 STANDINGS: Gentlemen III LaVev.ew Texaco Oliver Industrial Ssstedos Soccer game The Lethbridge Royals will host the Calgary Chinooks in a Caigary Soccer Association Second Division League game at the Civic Centre tonight at 7 p.m The Royals undefeated this season, will then travel to Caigary Sunday to play Calgary- Select United of the First Division for the Alberta Soccer Association Cup Lothbridge defeated Caigary Gasihaus in the first round of Uie competHion by a 6-1 score. honored TORONTO TPi Johnny Ksaw Sports Director of the CTV netxvork was toasted Friday Night on his 25th anniversary in broadcasting at a ceremony attended by nearly 1.000 colleaeucs, politicians and sports official? from the 1'nited States. Knpland and Canada Highlight of the occasion was a humorous film of s carrer that began in 4 his homeotwn of North 4 Battleford. S Reliance Agencies Donaatits Slacks Ver Kinn 67 66 62 56 55 54 53 51 J2 41 39 30 Scotland downed Zaire 2-0, meanwhile, to take the Group II lead following' Brazil's scoreless tie with Yugoslavia Thursday in the first game of the splits 16 teams into four divisions. The games scheduled to open the Group III action were Sweden vs. Bulgaria in Duesseldorf and Uruguay vs. the Netherlands in Hanover. In the two group IV opening games, it was Italy vs. Haiti in Munich and Poland vs. Argentina in Stuttgart. The second round of World Cup play was not to begin until Tuesday. In Hamburg, the veteran East German team had unexpected problems during the first half against the underdog Australians, who lack a strong international soccer reputation. But Australia's Colin Curran lunged to stop a shot by East Germany's Juergen Spanvasser at the 63rd minute and tipped the ball into his own net. East German Joachim Streich also scored II minutes later. In Berlin. West Germany triumphed against Chile on a sensational goal by Paul Breitner. 22. a newcomer on a squad that includes six pJavers returning from the third-place 1970 World Cup team STAMPEDE WRESTLING Exhibition Pavilion MONDAY, JUNE 17 P.M. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH JACK BRISCO. World tfiimpion vs DANNY UTTIE BEAR, CMIengtr 4 N.A. Champion INTERNATIONAL TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT THE KIWIS vs LARRY LANE ft BILL CODY 5 Big Bouts No Increase in Prices DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE O AGENCIES LTD. Continues to Serve Southern A Persona I 308 9tfi St. 9. 328-1228 WHA referees crying TORONTO (CPi While today's young h o c k ey warriors are skimming the cream from the coffers of their employers in the World Hockey Association, referee Ron Ego is touting the linancial plight of the league's linesmen. These are the young men who are required to make instant decisions and grapple with the tempestuous players who are drawing up to a year. These are the young men who travel as much as miles in a season, yet make an average salary of' only annually, .some as little as S7.500 Ego. recently elected presi- dent oi the WHA Referees' and Linesmens' Association, wants to right a wrong in a league where its top official referee Bill probably the top- paid arbitrator in the world at a vear. Ego. ot course, has been through it all before He was a member of the rival National Hockey League officials' union in 1970 when all but five of their members walked out of training camp until their grievances got some attention "We're prepared to do the same thing in the WHA." Ego said Friday "It shouldn't be necessary, but we certainly are encountering resistance "One ot our boys uiote a letter to the league office outlining some of our grievances He received a reply from (Jim) Browitt (an executive vice-president) in which he said that under California law the WHA is not required to recognize our association SPORT FANS BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW By GARY KIRK Did you know that a boxer who once held the light-heavyweight cham- pionship of the world was actually completely blind in one eye yet he was able to win consistently He was John Henry Lewis who was a cham- pion in the 1930s Despite being blind in one eye. Lewis was knocked out only once in his 103 professional bouts Do you know what the big league baseball rec- ord is for one player com- ing to bat the most con- secutive times without getting a base The record is held by Bob Buhl, who in 1962 came to bat 70 consecutive times without getting a hit! 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