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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, June 30, 1973 THI LETHMIDOE HEKAID 9 S O IK I S SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan A BIT of everything received a phone call from a very knowledgeable young football fan Friday and he pointed out to roe that Theissmu did not win the Heisman Award in his final year at Notre Dame, Jim Plunkett of Southern Cal did Another thing I didn't realize was that Theissman's name, before going to Notre Dame, was actually pro- nounced Theesman but to rhyme with Heisman they changed it And you'll remember Murray Mills who I said told me he sent his glove to Cooperstown to the Baseball Hall of Fame, well he informed as well at the same time, Babe Ruth did hit a number of home runs that bounced into the stands for homers Nowadays these are listed as ground rule doubles "Not only says Murray the proud young father of a New York Yan- ees' prospect, Roger Marts was better than Ruth with his 61 home runs in 1961'' Why doesn't Richard Petty take part in the annual In- Isn't it something just how much weight a newborn can take off the shoulders of proud parents Rob Roy, the Lakers first baseman and the defending batting champ in the Alberta League, was having his troubles ear- lier in the year His aver- age was almost as low as his weight and while his field- ing was nearly up to par, it wasn't the same old Rob Roy Now, however, look out His lovely wife Lee gave birth to a bouncing baby boy Robert Lee and now the rest of the league will suf- fer Rob, after two field- ing gems Thursday, made it clear that the weight of the world, it seems, has been lifted from his shoulders and I'm getting tired of snide remarks about my golf How can a guy get to be a good golfer unless he has the time to practice? And dianapolis 500 race? n I n must want money awful bad to drive says one of the top stock par drivers in North America Who can say he is wrong? Lethbridge Laker officials have very few complaints about the 1073 Alberta Major Baseball League season thus far I mean, how can you complain when the Lakers are 10-5, all-Canadian and draw- ing better than any two clubs combined in the cir- cuit? However, the con- dition of the infield, pitchers mound and batting box is raising some concern The mound is too soft, the batter's box has a six-inch soft, sand base and the in- field is raising havoc with some ground balls All in all, just the same, Hender- son Stadium is still the best park in the league The Lakers, man for man from manager Ron Taylor down, will agree on that Just think how good it would be with some slight improve- ments in the infield he feels just great It must be nice to make so much money your only con- cern is the amount of in- come taxes you pay Don't get me wrong, I'm more happy to be paying what income taxes I pay But Bob Lilly of the Dallas. Cowboys' only worry at the moment, after signing a healthy pact, is the internal revenue department The plights facing a college foot- ball club never cease to amaze me Take for ex- ample Steve Sloan the new head coach of Vanderbilt His only problem? He is now coaching one of the teams he would like his club to be able to play That bad is it? cumulate practice balls The way I golf, the only thing I acquire is good relations with the fish I have yet to feed the fish at Henderson Lake an old golf ball besides that, he has to ac- I've never had one fowling scores CAPRI BOWL TUESDAY AFTERNOON Dorothy Coolidge 275, Carole Crom- 247, Joyce Seierson 279 Joan Sudo 247, Malcomson 264, Maria Jokuty 276 Masa GosMnmon 258 Jen Hegi 267, Grace Van Dyk 304, Donna Man 771 (7481, Mane Barnttt 246, Lil Holt 249. TUESDAY NIGHT Linda Hovey 259 Marhes Woch May Hiebert 262, Edith Voth 253 Juanita Lingard 545 HAIR-FLAIR Beauty Salon 503 7th St. PHONE 328-0197 Karen Laronde 234, Arlene Westlake 248, Joyce Bedford 234, Eileen Bar- ton 57S Loretta Karbonik 231 WEDNESDAY MORNING Valerie Hames 266, Pat Plomp 285 (716) Aria Teteris 260, Betty Hobbs 245, Shirley Hertlein 2S9 Betty Zsovan 251, Chris Ell 244, Erma Guire 239, DIanne ParascaK 234, Pegsy Forry 23 0 WEDNESDAY NIGHT Percy Smith 262, Jim Higa 259, Free) Mastor 276, Ben Salcedo 251, Ken Mack 254 Sam Girardi 276, Beryl Smith 248, Karen Taylor 242, Julia Butcher 258, John Tinordi 282, John Rempel 278 Abe Enns 258. THURSDAY NIGHT Ken Indzeosky 261, Anita Dunne 235, Ken Malcomson 303 Jim 251, Ken Kurrz 256 f731) Jack Smeed 314 Melanie Wilson 237, Jeanette Smeed 267 Marg Malcomson 232 Berniece Pavan 233, Bill Tymensen 252. MILLARVILLE RACES AND SPORTS MONDAY, JULY 2nd, 1973 STARTING AT p.m. Thoroughbreds Quartarhorsat PARAMUTUEL BETTING Nine Races with Purses Totalling Over Sports Events For The Whole Family Over in Prizes Admission to Course Children Under 12 Barbecue 5 to p.m. Dance in Race Track Hall 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Follow to MillarvilU ROM Track from Okotoks Turn-off on Highway 2, or South-West from Calgary on Highway 32. WHA's Quebec entry after him Jean Beliveau thinking MONTREAL (CP) The pos- sibility of Jean Beliveau follow- ing Gordie Howe to the World Hockey Association next season was the subject of an hour-long meeting here Friday. Gerry Patterson, corporate adviser to Beliveau, held the meeting with Jacques Plante, general manager and coach of I Quebec WHA entry, Les Nordkjues. Plante placed Beliveau's name on his club's negotiation list two weeks ago and advised the former centre and captain of the National Hockey League Montreal Canadiens. Beliveau, now 41, is vice-pres- ident and director of corporate relations with the Canadiens as well as a director of the Cana- dian Arena Co., owner of the Montreal Forum. He retired as a player two years ago after 18 seasons as the club's top centre and was elected to the Hall of Fame two years later at the same time as Howe. Howe, the former great right winger with the NHL Detroit Red Wings, recently signed a multi-year, milion contract with Houston Astros of the WHA. Tee two: Brad Cox, the city junior men's golf champion, does- n't need to give Carol Andreachuk any lessons. Carol walked off with top honors in the city championship for gals Friday afternoon. Carol, Brad share honors Brad Cox continued his dom- ination of junior golf circles in Lethbridge Friday by winning the city championship. Cox, already the Henderson Lake champion as well as the Lethbridge Collegiate golf king, showed his heals to com- petitors Friday at the Country Club. The two-day championship opened at Henderson Lake with 18 holes Thursday and concluded at tha Country Club Friday with another 18. Cox fired a 77 at Henderson Thursday and held but a two- stroke lead over clubinate Gor- don Keith, who checked in with a 79. Cox had rounds of '39-33 for has two-stroke cushion heading into Friday's play. He was all alone after 18 holes at the Coulee layout. He toured the front nine in 40 blows and then knocked two strokes off that on the way home to victory, with a 73. Keith, on the other hand. fell off the pace set by Cox and finished with an 89 and settled for the runner-up spot. In the first flight Chuck Moore filed rounds of 92-87 to finish four strokes ahead of Darren Pepper who finished with rounds of 94-89 for 183. Ken Serbu won the second flight over Gordon Tait. Serbu shot rounds of 98-96 for a 194 one shot better than Tait could muster on his scores of 97-98. The third flight honors went to Ken Hall after he toured the two courses in 203 strokes. Thursday he fired a 109 at Hen- derson and was in a deadlock with runner-up Don Coutts. Fri- day, however, Coutts fell to a 111 while Hall fired a 94. Carol Andreachuk. m e a n- while, won the gals junior title at Henderson Lake Friday with an impressive 95. Miss Andrea- chuk had rounds of 47-48 on the way to the titla. Aileen Metcalfe finished in the runner up spot with a 104. First flight honors went Eernadette Pahulje while Shawn Dzuren won the second flight. Pam took home the silverware m the third flight. Stock car crowd sees great crash Maybe the change to Wed- nesday night was just what the doctor ordered for the Southern Alberta Auto Racers. The locals took to the dirt track Wednesday night and came up with a smashing high- light. Lamar Navratil, in Car 2 and Ron Haynes in 89 met in a head-on collision much to the delight of Wednesday's ga- thering. When the driver got down to business, it was all business. Albert Tschritter, in Car 38, walked off with the fastest time in the time trials and then won the C Class main event over NavratO. Haynes, the other half of the crash-couple, won two heat events as well as the speed dash. In Claimer class action, Lyle Dupuis maintained his second place standing with a victory in the time trials. Tyler Cook, a rookie this year in Car 56, won the speed dash trophy while another rookie at the wheel, Doug Brown, captured the main event in Car 47. The leading driver in the Claiming division is Ken Neil. There will be more races held next Wednesday evening with time trials at and racing at seven. Bench close NEW YORK (AP) Cincin- nati Reds' Johnny Bench has all but locked up his fifth National League All-Star starting catcher's berth in seven years. Bench, the league's most val- uable player in both 1970 and 1972, has been idled lately with a pulled muscle. But that hasn't stopped him from rolling up a commanding lead of votes to for runner-up Manny Sanguillen of Pittsburgh pirates. With fan balloting for the July 24 game at Kansas City ending on July 3. third base appears to be the only position still in doubt. At that "spot, Ron Santo of Chicago Cubs has a sizeable 43.019 to St. Louis Cardinals' Joe Torre. But Patterson said following his meeting with Plante, that 'no figures were discussed" and described it as a prelimi- nary session. "We discussed broadly what interest Quebec City had in Be- liveau and reviewed his status with Montreal said Patterson, who engineered the Howe, deal, said. Beliveau did not attend the meeting, but was fulfilling a Not quite Phil lilingworth, the shorter of the two, finds he has all he con handle Friday, lilingworth worked out with a member of the German Youth Judo Team at the YMCA Friday night. Lethbridge Judoka will meet the German team in a competition this evening at ot the YMCA. The German team's visit follows a similar Canadian team visit last year. Kerychuk leaves WINNIPEG (CP) Veteran Canadian cornerback Larry Kerychuk and four other play- ers have left the Winnipeg Blue Bombers training camp. Kerychuk, 26, who joined Bfnbers in 1971 from Edmon- ton Eskimos, has been bother- ed by headaches since he was hit lasb week in practice. The other departed players are running back John Harvie, tight end Brian Jack, defen- sive end Phil Hahn and run- ning back Willie Lee. Meanwhile Jim Brooks, a running back from Kentucky who recently played in the Con- tinental League, has joined the Western Football Conference club for- a tryout In Edmonton Dare Gasser. an all-Canadian linebacker last year with the Eskimos, has re- tired to accept a position with the Oakland, Calif., police force. Walch for yoimg Alex Meyer If Nastase is in down mood LONDON (AP) Young Alex Mayer pinned his chances of upsetting top-seeded nie Nas- tase today on the hope that the mercurial Romanian ace would be in one of his down moods. does lose concentra- tion now and said the 21- year-old Mayer in a major un- derstatement. "I can't hope to overpower or out-finesse him, so I've got Jo play solidly and wait for his bad streaks." Nastase, the most glamorous name in the men's field weakened by the boycott of the Association of Tennis Profes- sionals, coasted into the fourth round with a 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Toshiro Sakai of Japan Friday. Mayer, an American law stu- dent, earned his way into the round of ifi by beating Vladimir of Czechoslovakia R-S, 7- I, 6-0, using a smashing serve and hard volleys to overpower his opponent In the third set. Mayer has faced Nastase once before, In a tournament in Orange, N.J. last year. Nastase won that encounter 6-4. 7-6, but Mayer recalls: "He only broke my service once, and that in the very first game of the match." Mayer is one of only three Americans to reach the fourth round out of 21 who started Monday. Jimmy Connors plays Bernard Mitton of South Afrrica today while Bob McKinley faces Roger the No. 3 seed from Britain. I n another fourth-round match, Bjorn Borg, the teen- ager's' delight from Sweden, faces Hungary's Szabolcs Ba- rarnyi Sn far, all fight swrls m both men's and women's singles are through to the last 16, and It's been a long tone since Wimble- don went this far without at least one upset. The ranking women have been impressive, with only Vir- ginia Wade losing a set thus far. BILI.IE COASTS Defending champion and sec- ond seed Billie Jean King easily beat Kerry Harris of Australia 6-2, 6-3 Prirday and today meets Lesley Hunt of Australia. Top-rated Margaret Court of Australia downed Kate Latham of the U.S. in her Friday match. Her opponent today was un- tried Britisher Glynis Coles. Chris Evert, who looked im- pressive Friday in beating fel- low-American Julie Heldman, faced Janet Young of Australia. In other games today, fifth- seeded Rosemary Casals met Kristy Kemmer in an all-U S. match, Margaret Michel of :he U.S. opposed seventh-seeded Australian Kerry Melville, PatU Hogan of the U.S. played third- seeded Evonne Goolagong of Australia, and Janet Newberry of the U.S. faced eighth seeded Olga Morozova of Russia. ANNOUNCEMENT MR. LIOYYD RiMMER C A Sheet Metal is pleaisd to announce that Mr. Lloyd Rimmer has joined their ttaff at a qualified Refrig- eration Mechanic. Lloyd comes to C A Sheet Metal with 10 years experience and is well qualified to look after a'l your commercial refrigeration in- stallation end service needs. See C A Sheet Metal for oil your heating., oir con- ditioning, refrigeration and roofing Drop in at 1709 2 Ave. South or call 328-5973. CANADA'S NO. 1 LOADER BOBCAT PHONE 328-4765 if 4 whetl drive ir 4 if 500 te Ib. if Rent with without rotor if Contract pricft available AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR C and J EQUIPMENT RENTALS 1410 2nd Ave. Lethbridge weekend golf commitment. The former Canadiens' captain played his entire junior hockey career and one year of senior in Quebec City. Discussion included Be- liveau's views on both the NHL and the Canadiens and his rela- tionship with both, Patterson said. It also reviewed his corpo- rate interests outside of hockey. Why Namath? NEW YORK (CP) The in- clusion of New York Jets quar- terback Joe Namath of the so- called White House "enemies list" must have been "a mis- the star football play- er's lawyer said Friday. James Walsh, commenting on Namath being on the list which was disclosed during the Watergate hearings, said that, as he views it, the list is made up of persons who have been openly critical of President Nixon, his administration or the federal government. Seen from the basis of that criteria, Walsh said, Namath doesn't fit the mold. The lawyer said, "Joe Na- math has never been critical of the president, his adminis- tration, the White House or any- one in government." SPORTS FANS: 1 By GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. (Here's an amazing focf about the speed of cars at the Indianapolis 500 At the rate that some cars raced I this year, you could go the length of a football field in juit over one jecondl Indianapolis cars averaged almost 200 miles an hour in qualifying, which figures out to traveling 275 feet in one second A football field Iis 100 yards or 300 feet long, so a car at that speed could travel from goal line to goal line in just a bit more than one second! Here's an interesting bate- ball question Who was the last playing-manogtr in big league baseball? In the old days, there used to I be lots of playing-managers, I but there haven't been any I lince Solly Hemut managed I I the St. Louis Cardinals in 1959 and also played the in- field for them that tame year. Who would you say have been the greatest tennis players of oil-time? A survey recently picked the top five men in history as: Bill Tilden, Don Budge, Jack Kramer, Pancho Goniales and Rod Laver And the choice for the top five women of all- time: Helen Wills, Suzanne Lenglen, Alice Marble, Maur- een Connolly and Billie Jean King. I'll bet you didn't know Kirk's hat just a fan- tastic buy on Uniroyal trolr Polyester Ti'es, NOMT you eon get thew tires ot lower then previous 1972 prices. That's got to be hard to believ9 but it's true See us first thing Tuesday and let prove it to you. Just another reoson why it pays to deal at Kirk's! L See KIRK'S for The Best Deal for Every Wheel KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. "The Tire Your UNIROYAL Dialer 3 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU 1621 3rd Ave. S. 327-S98S PHONE FIRNIf, B.C. KIRK'S TIKE (TABER) LTD. 6201 JOth Avtnue fUNIROYi ;