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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE June YESl we are accepting (or CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS TO HAWAII no deposit required ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 Herald Sports Tangle of feet Jerry Pocza got all tangled up at second base Sunday. Locals trounce Highwood 15-4 New look for Junior Miners By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer The uniform is not supposed to make the ballplayer, but you will have a hard time convincing the Lethbridge Junior Miners of that. The Miners, finally sporting their long overdue new uniforms, made only one error and pounded out 13 hits to trounce the Highwood Juniors 15-4 in a Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League game at Henderson Park Sunday. The locals were definitely not the same ballclub that made 13 errors while dropping both ends of a doubleheader to the Acme Pirates a week earlier. Over 100 fans were on hand to see the Junior Miners test out their brand new green and white uniforms, which were delayed four weeks by a manufacturer's error. Greg Hamilton's grand slam home run over the left field fence sparked an 11 run fifth inning rally which put the 'OW ABOUT LETTW YOUR UNION REPRESENTATIVE WALK "YOU 'CWlE, PLO? MES8E YOU COULD TALK ME. 'USBANtS INTO INTO GIVIN YOU A IMDN'T I GARAGE GOT YOUR CARP CALL Anytime your car is out ol service lor a short ;ime. call lor one ol our cars. Clean, new MOST Chevrolet Monte Carios and other fine cars are ready and waiting lor you at our beautiful low rates. And il the repair job is a long one. check our special weekly (or longer) rates. Simply terrific. CALL HOST SAVE MONEY' Lacrosse The Lethbridge Midget Mohawks scored an impressive 12-3 triumph over the Calgary Bow Trail team in midget lacrosse action in Calgary Sunday. Kenny Hall led the local attack with four goals while Tony Simioni had three. Darfyl McLelian and Paul Byrne each added two goals while Dave Boulton had a single counter- contest out of Highwood's reach. The Miners belted out eight hits in that frame, sending two Highwood pitchers to early showers before Mar. Lorrienda finally put a stop to the locals' batting spree. Dennis Hatt had a double and three singles in four trips to the plate for the Miners, while Min McLelian and Miles Stromsmoe each added two safeties. Stu Dow. who had pitched only five innings prior to Sunday's contest, went the distance on the mound, fanning 15 visiting batters along the way. Coach Doug Frier was very pleased with the Team's showing Sunday and was particularly excited about Dow's performance. "It looks like we've got another steady chucker to go along with Allan Korth and Jon Petrunia." he said. "Stu has had some confidence problems, but today he really did a job. HaviVg three strong pitchers will be real handy when the playoff tournament rolls around." Dennis Sakires had a double and two singles while Brian Millar managed a pair of singles for the visitors, who were able to sting Dow for hits only six times during the afternoon. The locals now sport a 5-6 season record, which they will try to improve upon when they travel to Vauxhall Tuesday for a rescheduled contest against the Jets. Then, on Thursday night, the Junior Miners will host the same Jets for their last home game of the regular season in a p.m. contest at Henderson Park. Hiqhwooo 110 000 464 Miners 002 210 13 1 Handle W. Satires Lomcnda (5) and J. Snodgrass. Dow <1-0) and Hamilton. HH: Hamilton <4) Munro selected chairman VICTORIA (CP) Scotty Munro. general manager of Calgary Centennials, was selected chairman of the board by governors of the Western Canada Hockey League at their annual meeting Saturday. Munro was also named to a committee which will take recommendations on a new agreement with the professional leagues to a meeting of the three major junior hockey leagues later this summer. Del Wilson of Regina. Ernie McLean of New Westminster. Bill Burton of Lethbridge. and WCHL president Ed Chynoweth of Saskatoon are also on the committee. Governors also approved new ownership agreements with Brandon Wheat Kings and Lethbridge. formerly Swift Current Broncos. In the only trade announced Saturday. Victoria Cougars. New Westminster Buins. and Flin Flon Bombers completed a deal that brought former Cougars defencemah Kim Clackson back to Victoria. Flin Flon traded Clackson to New Westminster for Craig Hanmer. a highly-rated defenceman from Minneapolis. The Bruins dealt Clackson to Victoria for the right to Fred Berry, all-star centre and rookie of the year in B.C. Junior Hockey League last season. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower 7th Strmt Shopping Mall Uthbridge. Albirti Phoni (403) 3Z8-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS Haynie wins second LPGA SUTTON, Mass. (AP) Steady Sandra Haynie made a string of birdies in the rain Sunday to win her second Ladies Professional Golf Association championship. The 31-year-old Texan, who nursed a one-stroke lead at the outset of the final round, pulled away with birdies on three of the first four holes and finished with a par 73 at Pleasant Valley Country Club, bringing her 72-hole score to 288, four under par. It was her 31st victory on the LPGA tour, her second in a. row. She won the Medina Open a week ago in a playoff, but there was no need for extra holes this time around. Despite a faltering finish, she dominated the field, winning by two strokes over JoAnne CaKner. She had a 69 round and then three straight 73s on the links, earning and the title she first won in 1965. Mrs. Garner started the final round three strokes off the pace. However, the former five-time U.S. amateur champion was unable to do better than a 72, winding up at 290. "I bring only one game with me to each tournament, Miss Haynie said. "I go out to try to make pars, take advantage of birdie opportunities and avoid mistakes. I think a lot of times leaders try to save what they have, but I try to play the same." Sandra Palmer, who set course record of 66 in the sec- ond round, had trailed by only one stroke after 54 'holes but ran into putting trouble and took a closing 75 for third place with a 291 total. With the first-prize money. Miss Haynie boosted her life- time earnings on the LPGA tour to including this year. She trails only Kathy Whitworth among the all-time top women money winners. Miss Whitworth finished tied for seventh with 296. Sandra Post, formerly of Oakville, Ont. who beat Miss West stars whip East Whitworth in a playoff for the LPGA title here in 1968, fin- ished fourth, firing an out- standing 70 in the final round for a 293 total. Murle Breer was fifth at 294. Then came 1973 champion Mary Mills, local favorite Janie Blalock, Judy Rankin and Sue Roberts. .7 million to CAHA WINNIPEG (CP) Frank McKinnon of Carman, president of the Manitoba Amateur Hockey Association said Sunday the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) expects to realize million in draft monies from the National Hockey League and the 'World Hockey Association this year. McKinnon said about 000 will be turned over to the CAHA for administrative purposes and will be distributed to clubs where drafted players spent their last six seasons. McKinnon said the figures arc cr.lv projected at this stage because the CAHA receives money only for players actually signed to professional contracts. ELRICH TIRE SPORT NATIONAL LEAGUE East W Philadelphia 37 St Louis 32 32 30 36 41 23 28 30 35 39 GBL .536 .515 .508 2 .438 6'z .431 7 .388 10 .671 .582 6' 2 .565 1-2 .500 12 .458 15 .405 LEAGUE East W Boston 39 Detroit 35 Baltimore 34 Cleveland 33 Milwaukee 32 New York 35 West Oakland 37 Texas 36 Chicago 32 Kansas City 33 California 30 Minnesota 28 31 33 33 32 35 32 34 32 33 41 GBL .582 .530 3'? .507 5 .500 5'.-.500 5' .-.500 5' 2 .536 .514 1'z .500 .500 2 .423 8 409 8'? Montreal Chicago Pittsburgh New York Los Angeles Cincinnati 31 28 28 26 West 47 39 Houston San Francisco San Diego 35 33 TODAY'S GAMES Philadelphia Lonborg (9-5) at Montreal Torrez (7-4) Pittsburgh Reuss (6-4) and Demery (0-2) at St. Louis Gibson (3-8) and Foster (2-5) Cincinnati Gullet! (7-4) at Houston Griffin (7-3) Atlanta Capra (7-2) at Los Angeles Rau (5-3) New York Matlack (5-5) at Chicago Todd (1-1) San Francisco Bradley (6-7) at San Diego Spillner (3-1) SUNDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati 4-2 Atlanta 2-1 New York at Philadelphia ppd.. rain Montreal 4 St. Louis 2 Chicago 7 Pittsburgh 3 Houston 8 San Diego 2 Los Angeles 4 San Francisco 3 SATURDAY'S RESULTS Pittsburgh 6 Chicago 0 Philadelphia 5-8 New York 2-5 Cincinnati 3 Atlanta 2 St. Louis 4 Montreal 3 San Diego 6 Houston 2 Los Angeles 3 San Francisco 2 LEAGUE LEADERS LUBBOCK, Tex. (AP) Jesse Freitas' passing. Joe Barnes' scrambles and Dickey Morton's touchdown dashes sent the West to a 36-6 victory over the East Saturday night in the 14th annual coaches All-America football game. Freitas. from San Diego State and the leading U.S. passer in 1973. rifled touchdown passes of 12 and five yards to Southern California's Lynne Swann. Freitas guided the West on another drive climaxed by Ar- kansas" Morton, who ran four yards for a touchdown. Barnes, who shared the quarterbacking duties with Freitas on Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer's West squad, impressed the crowd of 42.368 with a zig-zag 26-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Barnes left tacklers strewn all over the field on his jaunt which gave the West a 22 8 lead. Freitas completed passes of 17 and 25 yards to Oklahoma State's Reuben Gant to set up a two-yard scoring run by the swift Morton. Lakers split with Generals 321-13th Street North LACOMBE, Alia. It took two days and a 14 mile trip up Uie road for LeJJhbridge Lakers to win an Alberta Major Baseball League game during the weekend. The Lakers played the Red Deer Generals at Red Deer Saturday night and the game was called because of darkness after nine innings with the score tied 4-4. The game was completed Sunday at Lacombe, 14 miles north of Red Deer, and Lethbridge won 7-6 in 11 innings. After the game finished. Red Deer beat Lethbridge 10-5 jn Sunday's regularly scheduled game. Lethbridge scored three times in the top of the eleventh of the game that began Saturday. Jim Crabb and Marty Coil hit homers for Red Deer in the bottom of the inning, but the Generals could not get the equalizer. Lcs Ohrn was the winner, while Roger Pozzo took the loss. Red Deer pushed across eight runs in the fifth inning of the regular game Sunday, with the big blow coming from Phil Boston on a grand slam. Fred Cardwell went the distance for the victory, while Ohrn was the loser. The Lakers will finally open their home season Tuesday night when they host the Calgary Giants in the friendly confines of Henderson Park. They will be out to improve upon their 2-7 AMBL record which has been compiled completely by road games. Meanwhile. Edmonton Tigers gave Calgary Giants a "gift" 6-3 Alberta Major Baseball League victory Saturday when they committed four errors in the bottom of Oie sixth inning, allowing four Giant runs to score on only one hit. Tigers led 2-0 going into the fourth inning when Giants began scoring. Calgary tied the score in the fifth and pushed four across in the bottom of the sixth. Terry Teale's second inning triple and a run scoring single in the thira by H H Pet. Garr. All 39 107 .372 Smith. SI 209 35 77 .368 Gross. Hou 218 38 77 .353 Garvey, LA 284 47 93 .327 Brock. SL 249 49 81 .325 Cash 48 92 .323 Buckner. LA 227 30 73 .322 Grubb. SD 218 31 70 .321 Maddox. SF 280 44 80 .318 Morgan. 237 45 75 .316 Home Los Angeles. 19: Schmidt. Philadelphia. Runs Garvey. 57: Wynn. WORLD CUP VI E. Germany W. Germany Chile Australia Yugoslavia Brazil Scotland Zaire Netherlands Sweden Bulgaria Uruguay I. I 2 0 1 2 1 I IV 4 1 5 0414 12122 0 5 1 0 0 2 1 Group 2 1 0 2 10 1 0230 1 1023 0300 1 Poland Argentina Italy Haiti NORTH DIVISION Red Deer .5 4 Edm Tigers 46 BarrheacJ 3 5 Blockers 3 5 SOUTH DIVISION Cal Jimmies 9 1 Cal Giants .7 3 2 201615 102304 012142 021161 I 3 0 0 12 3 6 111753 .111543 003210 I, I 1 0 IVl. I.II .555 .400 1'.- 375 273 3 0 900 0 700 2 0 222 6' t TohVV- Detroit Lagrow (5-6) at Baltimore Alexander (2-3) Milwaukee Colborn (3-3) at Boston Tiant (9-6) Cleveland Peterson (4-3) at New York Medich (8-5) Chicago Wood (11-3) at Kansas City Busby (9-6) Minnesota Blyleven (5-9) at Texas Clyde (3-3) California Lange (2-2) at Oakland Hamilton (4-1) SUNDAY'S RESULTS New York 4 Detroit 1 2nd game ppd. rain Chicago 2-3 Minnesota 1-4 Boston 8 Cleveland 0 Milwaukee 9 Baltimore 4 Kansas City 4 Oakland 1 California 10 Texas 2 SATURDAY'S RESULTS Detroit 4 New York 1 Chicago 3 Minnesota 1 Cleveland 11-3 Boston 0-8 Baltimore 7 Milwaukee 2 Oakland 3 Kansas City 2 California 7 Texas 4 LEAGUE LEADERS Carew. Min Jackson. Oak Handle. Tex Robinson. Bal Brohamer. Cle Fisk. Bos... Yastrzemski. B McRae. KC Orta. Chi Oliva. Mm Home Runs D Allen. Chicago. Mayberry. Kansas City. 16 each: Horton. Detroit. Jackson. 15 each. Runs Batted In- Burroughs. Texas. Rudi. Oakland. 50. Pitching iseven decisions) G Perry. 13-1. 929: Cueilar Baltimore. 9-3. 750. Fingers. Oakland. 6-2. 750 MINOR LEAGUE SUNDAY International League Richmond 2-1 Pav.-lucket 0-0 Toledo 11 Tidewater i Syracuse 8 Memphis 4 Rochester at Charleston ppd ram American Association Indianapolis 5-2 Wichita 2-3 Evansville 8-1 Denver 2-2 Omaha 12 Oklahoma C'ly 11 3owa 7 Tylsa 3 Pacific Coast League Tacoma 5-0 Sacramento 0-7 Albuquerque 5-7 pnoenix 4-3 Salt Lake 3 Tucson 1 SATURDAY international League Richmond 4 Rochester 5 Charleston 3 Memphis- t? 3 Toledo at Tidewater or 3 ram Pacific Coast I fioguc Spokane 8 5 Tscomg 5 SaC'-imrnlo 0 Albuauercjur 5 4 Tucson SsH Lake 4 Murray Stevens gave Edmonton the early lead. Ray Forgie chalked up his third season victory for Calgary, going the distance and scattering 10 hits. Loser Dave Dunbeck gave up only seven hits. On Sunday, the Tigers struck for 10 runs in Ihe first three innings and clouted the giants 17-10. Outstanding pitching by John Fitzgerald and Rick Towery allowed Calgary Jimmies to sweep an Alberta Major Baseball League doubleheader from Edmonton Blockers Sunday by scores of 8-4 and tax. DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. Complete Tire Sales and Service 402 1st Ave. S. Phone 327-68R6 or 3274445 ;