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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, June II, If79 THI LETHMIDOI HERALD 7 High School rodeo finals big success A -windy and dusty arena greeted the competitors in the 1973 Alberta High School Rodeo Association final but conditions failed to dampen the spirits of the contestants. Saturday and Sunday Pinch- er Creek played host to the cream of the rodeo crop in Al-1 r o u n d champions Shannon berta high school ranks and Fleming of Calgary and JDoug when the weekend dust had set- tled the Albertans who will make the trip to the Nation- al Finals in Utah Aug. 13-18 were decided. Heading the list will be all- Taber outfit tough on road Ken Nakama of the Lethbridge Lakers, is tagged out by Edmonton Tigers catcher Orv Franchuk Sunday afternoon halfway between third Nakama got himself into the bind as he tried to base and home plate. Nakama caught score on o single by Howie Heggeda! in the fifth inning of the first-gam. Lakers dropped a 5-3 verdict to the Tigers in the opener but came back for a 4-2 win in nightcap. Tigers got gift runs to earn split Lakers showed their hospitality By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor Cigars weren't the only thing being given at Henderson Stadium Sunday afternoon. It was Father's Day and all again it was right-hander Mic- key Hall who held them in check. Hall, who fanned 16 last weekend when the Lakers tra- velled to Edmonton, was not as overpowering this time out the dads who attended the and without the help of the Lakers, might have found him- Lethbridge Lakers double- header i.ith Edmonton Tigers, received free cigars. Once they got inside, they saw generosity of a different variety. The Lakers were guil- ty of giving away a few runs Sunday and as a result, split the two games with the Tigers. In the first game, the visitors came up with four unearned runs as they edged the Lakers 5-3. In the nightcap, Lakers emerged with the spoils 4-2. Again, the two Edmonton runs were unearned. However, conditions were not of the best kind and manager Ron Taylor vias far from upset at the conclusion of the two games. Lakers, in running their sea- son mark to 7-3, lost their sec- ond straight game to the Ti- gers in the opener and once self on the other end of the win- loss column. Hall struck out eight but al- lowed 10 hits. Lakers left seven men stranded. Al Ferchuk, was relief help from Rod Taylor in the seven- th, took the loss for the Lakers, his second and against three triumphs. Ferchuk gave up nine hits over his six-inning appearance. The game was shortened to seven innings and the Lakers simply ran out of time. Tigers scored three times in the third inning on a triple by Dave Sowinski and a home run by Jessie Chavez. Two Laker errors contributed to the Ti- gers' success in the third and again in the sixth when they scored their deciding two runs. Lakers' runs came in the first, fifth and sixth. Hall faced a minor rally in the bottom of the seventh when with one- away Taylor and Howie Heggedal sin- gled. Hall got Wayne Commo- dore to strike out and then watched Chavez rob Rob Roy of an extra-base hit with a brilliant catch in right-centre with Taylor and Heggedal on the move. Chavez added a single to his home run while Greg War- zecki chipped in with a double and a home run. Heggedal rapped out three singles for the Lakers while Roy added a pair. In the nightcap, Paul Sullivan scattered nine singles to pick up his third win of the year. He has not lost a game. to Taylor, wouldn't help the strong right-hander who seems to thrive on work. The fact he managed only two strikeouts, shows he wasn't at his best. Lakers got to Ernie Hee for all four of their runs in the first two innings. They picked up two in the first and another pair in the second. Hee gave way to Stewart Henderson who held the Lakers scoreless over the last 7 1-3 innings. Short sport TWIN PICK SIGNS BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Eddie Bane, a left-handed pitcher who was the No. 1 draft choice of Minnssota Twins, signed a bonus contract Satur- day and was immediately placed on the Twins' major league roster. A spokesman for the American League baseball club said Bane, a product of Arizona State University, signed for a substantial bonus but re- fused to reveal the amount. Heggedal climaxed a big day at the plate with a double and a single. Marty Maxwell added two singles. Ken Nakama rat- tled the fence with a double. Sowinski and Warren Sar- chuk each had two singles for the Tigers. Lakers play in Calgary Tues- day night and then are at home to Red Deer Generals next Saturday and Sunday for single games. In Edmonton Calgary Giants survived a late rally by Ed- monton Blockers for a 4-2 vic- tory and a split of a Sunday afternoon doubleheader. The Blockers had s c o r e d twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to gain a 6-5 win in the first half of the twin bill, ne- cessitated by a three-day rain that caused the cancellation of a scheduled game Saturday. The Giants, who now have won five of eight starts, scored twice in the fifth more in the sixth, and twice taking ad- BATISTA RECALLED DENVER (AP) Houston Astros of the National League have purchased the contract of first baseman Rafasl Batista from Denver Bears of the American Association, the Bears announced Saturday. Ba- lista was hitting .321 with seven home runs for the Astros' top farm club. JUNIOR "A" HOCKEY HEARINGS JOCHEX MASS WINS HQCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) Joehen Mass of West Sullivan, who hadn't pitched Germany drove his Surtees- for 10 days, felt sluggish after Ford victory in Sunday's Formula Two auto race, the ninth event of the 1373 Eu- ropean championship sariesv Collin Vandervell of Britain fin- ished second and Jacques Cou- lon of France was third, each in HOWIE HEGGEDAL Five safeties Sunday i the game. The layoff" according (TIER I and TIER II HOCKEY FRANCHISES) The City of lethbridge Community Services Ad- visory Committee will heor all interested groups seek- ing ice time for Junior "A" Hockey franchises for 1973- 74 1974-75 in City of Lethbridge Council Chom- beri, Thursday, July 5th, 1973 ot P.M. All Interested parties should obtain application criteria and submit applications to the City of teth- Community Services Department prior to 26th. For further Information contact Bob BarHett ot Community Services Department. Telephone 328-2341, Local 239. a March BMW. WIN GREEK TITLE ATHENS (CP) Olympiakos of Piraeus beat PAOK of Sa- lonia 1-0 Sunday to win the Greek Cup soccer final before a sellout crowd of Defen- ceman Anghelis scared the game's only goal in the first minute of the second half. SOX DROP DENT CHICAGO (AP) Chicago White Sox moved pitcher Steve Kealey, who had been on the disabled list because of a shoul- der injury, to the active list Sunday. To make room for him, the American League baseball eiub sent infielder Bucky Dent lo Iowa Oaks of the American Association. vantage of six walks by Block- ers starter and loser Mike Bui- loch. Manager Mel Pettingrew had a double and single as the Giants could only come up with five bits off Bulloch and re- liever Steve Purcell, who gain ed his second win of the year in relief in the first game. Purcell relieved starter Bol Currie in the fifth inning and in 4 1-3 innings allowed only one hit and struck out two. Al Twa had three hits for the Giants, while Edwards managed a double and triple. In Red Deer Ron Stephens and Rich Meily hit home runs in the tenth inning to give Cal- gary Jimmies a 5-3 victory over Red Deer Generals Sunday. The victory gave the Jim- mies a split in their weekend series. Red Deer won Saturday 8-1. Jim Peterson went the dis- tance on an eight-hitter for his burth win of the season for the Jimmies. The loser was Mike Shoup, who started the game for the Generals, was re- placed in the ninth by Free dardwell, but returned to the mound to serve up the two home-run pitches. Shoup struck out 11 batters. Stephens and Meily each had three hits for Jimmies, Steve Powers had two, and Irv Horns and Laverne Bonham. had two each for Red Deer. Saturday the Jimmies scorelar added a pair. Of the nine penalties called n the game, Nanton got tlie nod on five occasions. In the meantime, Lethbridge Widget Mohawks found travel :o their liking as well as they swept two games in the Cal- gary Midget Lacrosse League tieth and Byrne scored three times apiece. Rick Wilson, Vic Tron and Simioni added solo markers for the winners. Ed Moskuluk, with three goals and Stacey Hissins, with two, paced Cal- gary's attack. NHL ready to buy Seals OAKLAND (AP) The Trib- une says the National Hockey League has agreed to pay Charles 0. Finley million for his California Golden Seals. The paper quotes a league source it did not name in a story Saturday. Unless Finley changes his mind before then, the transac- tions will take place Thursday in Chicago, John PorUr. the ewspaper's hockey -writer quoted his source as saying. Finley, reached Friday night it his Chicago insurance office aid: "The league and Charles are trying to do every hing possible to keep hockey in Oakland." He declined to com ment on the report of a million buyout by the leagus. Three years ago Finle; the Seals for a reporter >4.5 million, but expansion noney and other incom Drought the net price down about million, The Tribun says. over the weekend. Saturday night Ken Hall scored three times as the locals trimmed Calgary Fair- view 11-6. Tony Simioni, Pau Byrne, and Dave Jackson each scored twice for the Mohawks while singles went to Greg Montieth and Morgan Monroe Ron Button and Arnold Tar- nosky had two goals each for Fairview. A total of 19 minor and three major penalties were called in the roughly played game. Sunday the Mohawks belted Calgary Acadia 10-6 as Mon- The club finished last twic and sixth once under Finley's ownership and lost 10 players to the World Hockey League in the last two years. ensen of Claresholm. Rodeo ueen, selected at the start of ic two-day event, was Leslie Ewing of Claresholm. The top four in each event will travel to Ogden. The final- sts at Saturday and Sunday's ompetition earned their berths i four previous rodeos. Rodeos, throughout the spring, were held in Cardston, trathmore, Claresholm and at he Blood Reserve. A complete list of winners ollows: Bareback 1. Robert Hoff, Strathmore: 2. Kent Butter- ield, Ponoka; 3. Jim Dunn, Balzac; 4. Will Kittenbach. Saddle bronc 1. Elaine tlarr, Pincher Creek; 2. Jim Dunn, Balzac; 3. Tim Jensen, lardston. Bull riding 1. Robert Wells, Cardston and Robert Robinson, Del Bonita tied for top spot; Greg Gordon. Bragg Creek and Robert Hoff of Strathmore shared third and fourth place. Girls' cutting horse 1. Shannon Fleming, Calgary: 2. Audrey Dunham, Calgary; 3. Connie Stronski. Claresholm; 4. Sharon Stronski, Claresholm. Team roping 1. Jim Sher- man and Gary Cotter, Calgary; 2. Marlon Draper and Monte French, Hillspring; 3. Rod and Doug Jensen, Cardston and CSaresholm respectrvely; 4. Steve Dunham and Bob Fras- er, Calgary, and High River. Calf roping 1. Bob Fraser, High River: 2. Phil Van Cleave, Taber: 3. Rod Jensen. Card- ston; 4. Wayne Boisjoli, Cal- gary. Steer wrestling 1- Kelvin Fox, Cardston; 2. Craig Butter- field. Ponoka; 3. Phil Van Cleave, Taber: 4. Blaine Marr, Pincher Creek. Barrel racing 1. Mona Wutzke, Foremost: 2. Kathy James: 3. Connie Stronski, Claresholm, 4. Julie Chase, Cal- gary. Pole bending 1. Marilyn Wheatley, Standard; 2. Jackie Julie Chase, Calgary; 4. Maxine McKenna. Goat tying 1. Theresa Rce- niseh; 2." Shannon Fleming, Cal- gary; 3. Leslie Ewing. Clares- holm; 4. Marilyn Wheatley, Standard. STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION TONIGHT! P.M. STOMPER KROFFAT and CODY 2 BIG TAG BOUTS PORTZ vs KIRK GIRLS! MATCH Small bore rifle finals all set With the Southern Alberta Summer Games just around the corner, the City of Leth- bridge have planned to stage then- small bore rifle shooting eliminations this coming Wed- nesday. The eliminations, set to go at p.m. at the Fish and Game range, will feature three age groups and the like num- ber of events. Each sharp-shooter will be restricted to participate in only two events. The three events include the 20-yard iron sight prone, 50- yard iron or scope sight and the 20-yard four positions. The 14-years and under group will be allowed to com- pete in only the first two events listed while the remain- ing two groups, the 17-years and under class and the 18- years and over category will be allowed to partake in any of the three evenls. Registration fee for the elim- inations is set at fifty cents. Meanwhile in preparation for the diving competition in the Summer Games, all those wishing to practice prior to their regional eliminations may do so at the Lethbridge Civic Centre Pool starting tonight. The pool will be available for workouts every Monday through Friday from p.m. to p.m. until July 18. City of Lolhbridgc diving fi- nals are slated for July 17. 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