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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE June 25.19.4 YESI we are accepting registrations for CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS TO HAWAII no dcpoilt required ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Herald' Sports LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower 7IK Stnwt Shopping Mill Albert! Phone (403) 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES ALFERCHUK Starts game NEIL B02AK Catcher ROB ROY First base BOBBY BROWN Second base JIM DOMPIER Third base KENT PETERSEN Shortstop TIM NEGRELLO Centre field GARY PICONE Right field Lakers open home schedule, Summer Games tryouts Coach Sullivan feels change for Abridge underway The Citv of Lethbndee will Competitors eligible for the Instruction is PAUL SULLIVAN Playing coach Royals win another The Lethbndge Royals turned in a solid team effort as the> downed Calgary Croatia 7 3 Sundav in the third round of the Alberta Soccer Association Cup competition The Rovals now advance to the Cup final against the Calgarv Springers Kickers 7 in Calgary The Roxals got two goals each from Alvm Tietz and Ivan Smeljanec Sunday as the} scored six goals in a 23 minute span to put the game out of reach Angelo Mauro John Stropnik and Dennis Balazs scored the other Royal goals In a league contest jaturday the Royals slipped ast the Calgarv Vikings 3 2 in ine Stampede City- Mike Burla Alex Dudas and rank Suriano scored the ethbndge goals while Mai ry and Erik Petersen replied jr the Vikings The Rovals now remain the only unbeaten club in league Cup competition By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor If members of the Lethbndge Lakers were wondering if they still had a home to go to, they can't stop wondering For what seems like a lifetime, the locals have been on the road in the Alberta Major Baseball League And haven't been all that well in the opposition's park says coach Paul Sullivan, "we weren't exactly drenched with hospitality But tonight, despite the fact Henderson Park doesn't look all that ready, the Lakers will meet Calgary Giants in the home lid-lifter at eight o'clock Tonight's game will serve as the starter for a string of five games in the next six days Wednesday evening Calgary Jimmies, who had their hands slapped for making use of as many as eight imports when four are allowed, will invade Henderson at eight The Jimmies will be followed by the Berkely, California Bears Friday evening in an exhibition game Saturday and Sunday, the Red Deer Generals are the guests Meanwhile, Sullivan, who's club has been plagued with early season injuries, is looking for his charges to put it all together tonight Against Red Deer on the weekend, tiie Lakers belted five home runs, all with bases empty "Things like this can't just keep says Sullivan He has a feeling things will be different, and in a hurry You can almost feel the change in players knowing they will finally be playing at home he said Four newcomers and a pair of returnees will be in the starting lineup along with a nucleus of last year's club tonight Al Ferchuk who was slated to suit up with Red Deer, has returned to the Laker lineup and will get the nod this evening Sullivan has got to get some distance out of his pitching staff with as many games as they face in the next few days Neil Bozak will catch Bozak, a late cut from the St Louis Cardinals, was hitting the ball on the weekend and it is hoped he will continue to do just that Also in uniform tonight are newcomers Jim Dompier, Kent Petersen and Gary Picone Dompier, a strapping 6'3" first baseman, has been working out at third and will start there Petersen is a slick-fielding shortstop while Picone will patrol right field The remainder of the outfield has Tim Negrello in centre and Bob Turner in left Negrello played with the 1973 edition of the Lakers while Turner played with the club two years ago Rob Roy and Bobby Brown complete the starting lineup Roy will be at first base with Brown at second 'I can go to my bench if need says Sullivan Like I said before, we're coming into our own Junior Optimists win two matches The Lethbndge Junior Optimists travelled to Edmonton over the weekend and came home with a pair of victories and a loss in three exhibition girls' softball games The locals were scheduled to play four games during the weekend but one game had to be called after two innings due to a sudden dust and rain storm In their three weekend encounters the locals edged Edmonton Pats 3-1 Saturday defeated Edmonton Oil Queens Juniors 7-5 Sunday and suffered a 10-9 setback to Edmonton Calwood the same day In Saturday's tilt. Sheery Gardin fired a three hitter and led the locals to their win over the Pats who are of senior A women s calibre Bee DeMaere paced the locals seven-hit attack with a double and single while Faye Mills chipped in with a pair of singles Gardin also picked up another weekend win Sunday as she bested Debbie Moran of the Oil Queen_Juniors Laurie Lynn Millar paced the locals at the plate with a triple and two singles while Davlyn Last belted a double and single DeMaere also chipped in with a two-run home run In their only loss of the weekend Judy Charney with 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 DIETER'S SKI SPORTS C CAMPING S EQUIPMENT SALE CANTEENS, MESS KITS, STOVES S AIR MATTRESSES, O C ALL ACCESSORIES for CAMPING 0 Off DAVID S.RIED nil S SLEEPING BAGS iib 4.b Off S BACKPACKS, MINI PACKS Off TYROL BOOT B.J 6495 AIR CELL LIFE 1795 sAif1400 HIKING JACKETS relief help from Darlene Schaffer bested Optimists' Val Price for the mound win Sue Gash stroked two singles in leading the locals attack Meanwhile the Optimists will be in action again this Friday when they host the visiting Regina Mistakes in an exhibition game The Mistakes, who placed third in the Saskatchewan playoff finals last year, will take on the Optimists at six o clock and will face the Phil hoops 16 more WINDSOR, Ont (CP) Canada's national basketball team won its ninth game in a row Monday on its cross- country tour while the national team from China marked up its first victory on its Canadian visit Te Li wong and Chang Jung liu paced China to a 93-69 vic- tory over a Windsor team with 15 points each Mike Moser of the University of Waterloo with 22 points led the Canadian nationals to a 106-62 win over Detroit's Lutomski Post Phil Tollestrup from the University of Lethbndge, Al- berta, scored 19 points Lethbndge Bantams right after at 7 30 p m Both games are set for the Dave Elton Fastball Park The Optimists will also see action Saturday when they entertain the top junior gals team in Calgary The locals will take on the Calgary Mam Service Stars at two o clock and four at the Dave Elton Park The City of Lethbndge will stage a number of elimination events as the upcoming 1974 Southern Alberta Summer Games draws near The first of four playoff events to be held during the few weeks is the small bore eliminations which are slated for the Fish and Game Range Wednesday night The one-night playoff meet will get under way at 7 30 and will feature three age-groups as well as three events A shooter may enter in just two of the three events with a registration fee of fifty cents Meanwhile a city track and field meet will be held at the Civic Centre on the weekend of July 5-6 This meet will be used as a qualifying meet for the Southern Alberta Summer Games as well as the Alberta Summer Games Six age-groups which include seniors (25 intermediates juveniles (16-17) midgets (14- 15) bantams (12-13) and pee wees (11-unden will be used for the two day event which is free of charge Applications may be picked up at the Summer Games office at 122 5th Ave S or at a booth which will be set up at the Civic Centre between the hours of 4 p m to 8 p m July 2 and third A swimming meet will also, be run off July 20 in preparation for the Games Deadline entry for the swim meet to be held at the Fritz Sick Pool has been set for July 16 Sansei win tournament George Hiraga's triple drove in the winning run as Lethbndge Sansei downed Ponoka 4-3 in the championship game of a Bantam "A" baseball tournament staged Saturday and Sundav m Drumheller The locals lost 4-3 to Stettler Saturday before coming back for four straight wins on Sunday to take the championship in the nine- team tournament In the Saturday contest Harvie Pocza's two-hitter went for nought when the Sansei boys made two errors in the seventh inning to allow Stettler to take a 4-3 victory But the locals were unbeatable Sunday, besting Taber Drumheller and Ponoka twice en route to the top prize Dick Stephure was the winning pitcher twice. Sunday, getting credit for a 10-5 win over Taber and a 6-2 triumph over the host Drumheller team Harvie Pocza's home run drove in the winning runs as the Sansei boys took a 5-3 triumph over Ponoka in the semi finals of the double knockout tournament George Hiraga was the winning pitcher and he also stroked a double and two singles In the championship game. Harvie Pocza who pitched the first six innings for the locals was intentionally passed twice The second time Hiraga's triple drove him in for the winning margin Sansei s next action will be in a Bantam tournament in tamrose Julv 6 and 7 DIETER'S SKI SPORTS College Mall Phone 327-0553 KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWAS SAVE UPT. COME IN AND MAKE A DEAL WHILE THEY LAST! 750cc3cyl.Reg.2195 SALE SALE M 549 350cc3cyl. SALE '1195 250 cc 3 cyl. Reg. SALE 250 ccEnduro Reg. SALE Limited Supply LETHBRIDGE 13th St. and HARDIEVILLE ROAD Pnone 327-6117 KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI Competitors eligible for the meet must not be carded winter swimmers, must not have participated in a winter swim meet and must not have trained with a winter club Meanwhile the Lethbndge Archery Club in connection with the Games will hold clinics every Wednesday night at 6 30 p m at the Old Man River bottom campground Instruction is free to all those interested The Summer Games office also announced Monday that the svncromzed swimming practice for the upcoming Games is cancelled and will resume July 3 If further information is required on any of the events contact the Summer Games office at 328 2341 ext 202 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES AMERICAN New Kansas TODAY'S GAMES Detroit Lohch (9-7; at Baltimore Cuellar (9 3) Milwaukee Sprague (3 1) at Boston Lee (8-6) Cleveland Arhn (0 1) at New York Dobson (6-8) Chicago Pillock (2 2) at Kansas City Fitzmorns (6 3) Minnesota Corbm (5 0) at Texas Bibby (10 9) California Stoneman (1-6) at Oakland Hunter (9 8) MONDAY'S RESULTS Chicago 000 000 7 0 Kansas City 000 001 5 0 Wood (12 8) Forster (9) and Herrmann Busby (9 7) and Healy HR Chi Santo (5) Milwaukee 000 000 8 1 Boston 200 040 12 0 Colborn (3 4) Rodriguez (5) Travers (8) and Porter Tiant (10-6) and Fisk HR Bos Petrocelli (10) Detroit 000 000 5 0 Baltimore 020 000 9 0 LaGrow (5-7) Walker (7) and Moses Lamont (7) Alexander (3-3) and Hendncks HR Bal Gnch (12) Minnesota 100 202 15 1 Texas 000 020 11 1 Blyleven (6 9) Hands (7) and Roof Clyde (3 4) Hargan (4) Foucault (8) and Sims HRs Mm Thompson (2) HisleOO) Tex Harrah (2) (7) Tovar (3) Cleveland 200 501 15 1 New York 000 000 3 8 1 Peterson (5 3) Beene (8) and Duncan Medich (8-6) Wallace (4) Pagan (4) Woodson (7) and Munson HR Cle Lowenste n (3) California 020 000 382 Oakland 020 120 13 1 Lange (2-3) Figueroa (5) Raziano (8) and Rodriguez Blue (7 7) Fingers <9I and Tenace Haney (9) HR (9) MINOR LEAGUE Pacific Coast League Tacoma 5 Spokane 1 International League Syracuse 10 Charleston 2 Toledo at Tidewater ppd ram TODAY'S GAMES New York Koosman (7-4) at Chicago Reuschel (6-4) Philadelphia Ruthven (2 5) at Montreal Renko (4-7) Pittsburgh Ellis (3-6) at St Louis Thompson (0 2) Cincinnati Billmgham (6 6) at Houston Dierker (5 3) Atlanta Reed (5 31 at Los Angeles Messersmith (7-2) San Francisco Moffitt (2 3) at San Diego Palmer (0 0) MONDAY'S RESULTS First Pittsburgh 000 001 9 2 St Louis 030 000 6 0 Reuss (6 5) and Sanguillen Foster (3-5) Pena (8) Garman (9) and Simmons HR Pgh Hebner (10) Second Pittsburgh 000 000 4 o St Louis 013 000 5 0 Demery 10 3) Morlan (31 Hernandez (7) and Ryan Gibson (4- 8) and HRs SL Dwyer (1) Simmors (8) Now York 000 001 9 2 Chicago 000200 000-2 5 2 Matlack Miller (2 1) (SlandGrote Dyer (9) Todd Zamora (0 1) (9) and Swisher Philadelphia 206 000 10 0 Montreal 000 200 6 0 Lonborg (10 5) and Boone Torrez (7 5) Taylor (3) DeMola (4) Walker (9) ard Foote HR Pha Lonborg (1) Atlanta 000 000 7 1 Los Angeles 120 000 000-3 6 1 Capra (8 2) and Dales Rau (5 4) Marshall (7) Brewer (9) and Ferguson HR (10) San FranciscoOOO 000 001 1 70 San Diego 200 000 4 0 Bryant (2 9) Sosa (7) and Rader Spillner (4 1) Tomlin (9) Romo (9) and Banon Cincinnati 000 010 5 0 Houston 040 000 10 1 <7 5) Borbon (5) Hall (7) and Plummer Bench (7) (8 3) and Johnion HRs Hou Rader (7) no (15) TIDE DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. 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