Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1946 OUT ON A LIMB with LOKIMEK FEXWICK Louis Keeps Title, Chills Conn In 8th HERALD SPORTS PAGE NINE Room and Board G of Canada's sad defeat at the hands of Mexico in the Davis playdowns reminds us of the time isre covered the Ontario tennis j championships in Toronto about i five years ago. We were reminded i of it because Henri Rochon. Laird j ar.d Bob Macken of this year's i Davis Cup team were entered in i the Ontario tournament. ChaUenger in Pint Fifht in Year, to Defend HlS Crown tor ZZnd 1 ime L-Onn FnrUrl flgOtUlf LJays funded ,.__Tr rr _. 1ORK. June (C.P.) Supposedly sloived oy his 32 vears but still a superb boxer and a matchless sluggei% Louis jast night defended his world's heavy- players "While Rochon and Macken ivere only about 16 thev plaved brilliant tennis and either one of them could lwve -sron the championshia if they had had more stamina. Bosh of them, aiona with the eventual tnn- Ross JYilson. and the late Bob "Watt, got into the semi-finals. Watt. r ho -sras killed in France, and son won their matches and treat on j to meet in the finals. j Last night's match, the first for To an untutored observer top either since they went into the flight Canadian tennis looks to be j United States army. years ago. unbeatable. The boys are tremen- J only put an exclamation point after dously fast, have powerful fore- j hands and backhands, and appear' ers don't seem to have it in them to to knois- all there is to know about i go any further than the first round the game. Yet. when they meet in Davis Cup or international tour- namenis. Lengthy winters, lack of ten flight competition, and public disinterest would appear to be too much for them, just, as it is too much for the golfers, the baseball- ers. and the track and field mer- cJiants. You can't blame Canadian vouth for their lack of outstanding success in these summer pastimes. If a couple of wealthy benefactors would come along and pay their ex- There was no question of a rematch. The 28-year-> old Conn said after the fight: "I'm through. I just don't] have it any more." His announcement coincided with the views of the less-than-expected crowd of fans who j saw the game Pittsburgh prize-fighter stalked remorse- lessly by the champion, thoroughly out-boxed and finally knocked out. Louis weighed 207, Conn 182. players from outside the country they are usually beaten badlv. Even Canadian tennis greats of t-ventles and the like Marcel Rainillle, Walter Martin. Dutchle Edwards, and Bobbv Mur- could do much with the Martin, a former Regina lavryer. had a dynamite serve and experts claim he could have been an international star if he had taken the game seriously. The same could be said for Bobby Murray. penses to the southland tourna- ments and meets during the winter months they'd probably do a great At anr rate Canadian tennis play- deal better. _______ the 13th round knockout he had administered to Billy m 1941. From the fourth round on it was all too clearly that IJQUIS was a virtual certainty to points if not by a knockout. COXN NOT AT BEST Conn fought his O-.VTI slowing re- flexe-- gamriy and did his best to keep out of the corners. His lim- f UIA--VWW COURSE GWI IVA JITTER AL1.C. 5HAKSSPCARES PLAYS. Mr" VOSCS EXCT1OM ARE AND SKARf? SO CHASCS DO r I GET? AS TO A ROOSTER. PCX. TAKE FOR. FeRSlWXHG TO KEEP HIS JCS AS A GcNEROUS. AND OSE.I CAN VVWiLE FOR. AN OCCASIONAL. Buttons, Broders Win Ball Games TITLE FIGHT STATISTICS Warner Ball Team Defeats 10-5 compared to their 1341 meeting at. the Polo Grounds: xOross gate Hut tons won a 7-3 victory over their ilUier opponents Wednesday evening at the Henderson Fastball Stadium in a well-played game that' Paid pleased the good crowd fans -Aho vi ere on liand. The star; of the game was delay- zConns share ed for some time hi order :o the broadcast of the .xTc? f.gbt over the stadium's public ad- sice seaw S100: -or baU Conn fizhi. at the Yankee Stadium'on Sunday. The resulting score was 10-5 in favor o- Warner. On Tuesday evening thev played Magrath. and score -was 16-14 for Last night 1M1 Magrath. S 455S5 s M.437 5 on 2Tidar they motored to and score was 13-9 lor 154.401 i wamer. 77.202 i On Sunday, June 15. they motor- ed to ilagratii and score was 7-4 ring- for Magratn. Warser E3S: ban club played receipt share 357.700 night's share approximate. Feature of the ?ame a homer tilt. He firove trie oau au me wsv Wo to the centre field fence. Teams Sdz-cnton j uere very close in the scons? until; of "'.he i-I-H-A.. said that' the final inning. Hsitors vea--he paid only collected three runs. 'SO for K-H L. p'.aver drafts. In the floodlight ever.: later M Hanson Dwell of XJ5.! pres-der.t of C.AHA. said tee' N.FTL. ar.d his body also discussed- :e changes and the handling ot; Xe.a. 0av-.cn a. xevir Dayton Wed- score was 5-5 for c.day Ranaosd team carse score iras 5-3 Scr Hay- other. Conn came in with a left, hook "to the body and received a left and right to bis own midsection. They traded long left jabs and re- Problem Hurlers Deliver The Goods ing was off. his general reactions i peated the process. For fully 15 sec- i sluggish and his it i ends not a blow was tried bv either j got through occasionally lacked j man. Joe cornered Conn and ripped j th" steam to slow up the bomber. two lefts and a right to the heaa. The end came not; Joe was just short with a smashing I unexpectedly. Half war through the i right and jabbed two sizzling lefts eighth round Louis moved ia with i to the face. Conn pecked away -with! business on his mind. He drove Conn i a desired. 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