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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, Monh M, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Share lead ivilh Canada Scottish skip not with his IN EARNEST With the help of heavy snow removal equipment, crews at Mont- real Jorry Park Wednesday clear the infield of snow in preparation for the homo Open- rng game of the Montreal Expos. The Expos, open their 1972 National League cam- paign against Cincinnati Reds April 7, Blast Pirate's hurlers Orioles' bats boom GARMISCII- PARTENKIRCIIEN (C P) Alex T o r r a n c c of Scotland looked at the Scoreboard Wednesday night after lire fourth round of the world curl- ing championship in this West German resort and uttered a mild Scot, expletive: is nae curling lad, this is rubbish. 1 don't know what's wrong with us. We're curling awful." Torrance had just skipped his Scots to a narrow 6-4 win over Norway to share first place with Canada after four rounds, but Torrance was unhappy. "This is nac the way we like lo win and nae tho way we like to curl. We're winning, but we're nae playing well. "We've been cluttering up the house with garbage. We can't keep it open, because we can't hit well." CANADIANS WIN 2 Bolh Torrance and Orest Me- leschuk of Winnipeg posted two wins Wednesday to lead the eight-country round-robin com- petition with 4-0 marks, but nei- ther rink looked impressive. "We smclled the place said Meleschuk after his after- noon win over Norway. "We went sightseeing in the movninf. and we couldn't keep our mine on curling." Meleschuk was forced to drav the house with his last rock In the afternoon draw to edge Knu Bjaanaes of Norway 8-7, but he had an easy time of it in the evening, swamping Pierre Boan of France 11-5. Manfred Raederer ol Wes Germany Is in second with a 3-1 record, the first tim [f the Kings lose it is all over By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Baltimore Orioles finally go I Uieir bats booming againsl Pittsburgh five months too late. The Orioles, held In check by Pirate hurlers Steve Blass Bruce Klson and Nelson Briles In the 1971 World Scries, scorer. 10 runs and 14 hits and whipped the Pirates 10-5 Wednesday in exhibition baseball. In other games, Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati Reds 5-3, Philadelphia Phillies edged St. Louis Cardinals 8-7, Nev York Mets defeated Now York Yankees 3-0, Detroit Tigers shu out the Mets1 B team 7-0, Mont Milk River Dinner set The 12th annual Milk River Elks Sportsman's Dinner wiV be held Saturday April 22, i was announced today. Dinner officials will an nounce head table guests be- ginning next week. Chairman for this year's din- ner is Bob Balog. Terry Bland announces "GRAND OPENING PRIZE WINNERS" ut- Sarah Devloo, Lelhbridge 16x20 color portrait 2nd- MerJin Smith, Hillipring 11x14 color porlrait 3rd- A. L. SVrellmg, lelhbridga 8x10 color portrait 4th- Donna Thacker, nstacora Inifcmolic Outfit Winner of the "Wliafzit Contest" RON KAZAKOFF of telhbndge a Kodak X-15 Instomatic Oullit SELECTED SPECIALS from Terry BlancJ Photography PROJECTOR IAMPS 2 (or the price of 1. Any we have in slock good 'li[ Morch 31st ARGUS ROUNDABOUT 908 SHOE PROJECTOR 2 only Reg. each OFF CLEARANCE ON ALL TAPE RECORDERS Cassclle and Reel to Reel Reg. from 69.95 OFF MOVIE PROJECTORS Super 8 Modoli Reg. from 144.95 25% OFF PHOTOGRAPHY LTD. 1224 3rd Ave. S. IETHBRIDGE PKone 327-2673, 357.2565 real Expos beat Atlanta Braves 7-4 and Boston Red Sox out- scored Houston Astros 11-7. Clucago While ijox defeated Minnesota Twins 7-5, Cleveland Indians edged Chicago Cubs 4-3, Milwaukee Brewers stopped San Francisco Giants 7-3, Kansas City Royals nipped Texas Rangers 4-3 and Oakland Athlet- ics blanked California Angels 6- 0 in other games. Nelson Briles, who hurled a two-bit shutout against the Ori- oles in the fifth game of the World Series, was the chief vic- tim of the Baltimore outburst. He pitched five innings and was tagged for nine of the Baltimore runs. FRANK ROBINSON HITS Frank Robinson, traded away by Cincinnati six years ago, drove in two runs with a homer and a double as the Dodgers de- feated the Reds. Home runs by Don Money and Deron Johnson helped Philadelphia overcome a 7-2 deficit and defeat the Cards. Mets' Jim McAndrew and Tug McGraw combined to shut the Yankees out on five hits, while Mickey Lolich gave up only one hit in five innings as the Tigers blanked the Mets B team. Montreal rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to de- feat Atlanta 7-1. Rookie Dwight Evans cracked four hits and Boston collected 15 hits off Astro pitchers. Jorge Orta and Walt Williams drove in three runs apiece to lead the White Sox past Minnesota. Del Unser's two-out, ninth-In- ning triple lifted Cleveland past the Cubs, while Milwaukee ral- lied for five runs in the seventh inning to beat the Giants. Lou Piniella drove in the win- ning run for Kansas City with a two-out, seventh-inning double, and Jim (Catfish) Hunter teamed with John (Blue Moon) Odom to shut out California on seven hits for Oakland. Off the field, the Yankees and Red Sox made a trade which had been rumored for five months. New York sent veteran first baseman Danny Cater to the Red Sox in exchange for Sparky Lj'le, a lelthanded relief pitcher. Edmonton boy s win. Three Edmonton fighters took home first place victories in their respective classes in tho fourth annual Lethbridge Invitation a! Karate held recently. tourney All tlvree fighters belonged to the MacDonald's Karate club of Edmonton. Ross Hutchinson captured the white belt division pointing runner up out- Ben Schmidt of Lethbridge while Bill Mina ousted Don Remcki of Edmonton Four Seasons in the blue belt category. Don Philpotts earned the top award in the black belt divi- sion beating teammate Keith Whitton in the finals. Two Calgary fighters topped the yellow belt competition with Piney Stahl winning over Myron Scott. Rod Moriyama of Lethbridge picked up the orange belt championship downing Peter Huk of Edmonton MacDonald. the 14-year history of th world competition that Ger many has won more than tw games. Follow-big Raederer are Bo La Bonte of the United Slate and Peter Attmger of Switzer laud. Both have 2-2 murks. Boan's French rink Is 1- while Kjell Oscarlus of Swede and Norway are winless ui fot games. Canada meefs Germany In IV fifth round loday and the Unite States goes against Franci Scotland plays Switzerland an Norway faces Sweden. MATCHES BORING Competition so far has been bore with the exception of Hi Canada-Norway game that highlighted not by shots mad but by misses. "It's hard to get yourself u for said Meleschuk. "It easy to underestimate some i the European rinks. As for tl competition, well it's not Man! toba." Sommerville paces Piiiclier Rick SommeiTille rifled in a hat-trick and led Pincher Creek Sulphur Kings to a ft-3 victory over Bellevue Buffaloes in Foothills Hockey League play- offs. Jerry Laderoutc, Bob Jensen and Bill Sterling chipped in with singles. Pinky MacDonald tallied twice and Bob Yomig once for the Buffaloes, who were out- shot 12-32 during the three per- iods. sues rival NBA SAN FRANCISCO (API The American Basketball Assc elation filed an anti-trust su Wednesday against the riv National Basketball AssociatJoi citing recent defections by AB players to the NBA and askin million in damages. NBA teams ''have conspired since 1969, to monopolize an eliminate competition in majo league professional said the suit, filed by.San Frai clsco lawyer Frederick Furth. The suit asks, besides dan ages, an injunction NBA teams from contactin ABA players or in any way ir ducing them to change league The suit named three recen Ha wood, Jim McDaniels and Cha lie charging the ND has "induc'ed ABA players breach tiicir contracts." Canada and Scotland are the ass of the field and the two ect Friday in the last game of c round-robin. The top lour ams then advance into single- nockout play Saturday. "The Canadians look said Torrance, 39. "We're look- ing forward to meeting them on Friday. I hope we can give them a game." TorrancG also had his troubles In tho afternoon round, but his rink was able to master the swinging ice to edge Boon's French rink 6-5. Tho Ice was the Canadian t rouble during the afternoon and There Is no tomorrow if the jothbridge Sugar Kings lose onight. Kings currently trail the Red >eer Hustlers 2-1, with two ames tied, in a best-of-seven omi final for the Alberta unior Hockey League title- 'ho locals cannot afford to xse. Rustlers will Ire the guests of he Kings tonight at Henderson Lake Ice Centre at eight D'clock. .S'nould the Kings win a cventh game would be played n Red Deer Saturday evening. Tlie series could go as far as a ;ame Sunday in Lclhbridgo bu: mly if the Kings tonight and tie Saturday, This year the 'irst team to eight points is the winner. In the other semi final Cal- Jary Canucks host Edmonton Maple Leafs in the seventh jame of their best-of-s even series. There hasn't been much to choose between the Kings anc Rustlers thus far in the series Red Deer has won both games at home, with one tie. They won 7-1 in tho second game o the series after playing to a 3-3 draw. Sugar Kings, once back horrii in familiar surroundings, came up with a 1-1 draw and 6-3 vie- Locals lose chance MEDICINE HAT (Special) Despite finishes in a four-wa> tie in third place in tho round robin qualifying series in tb Elks Corby Cup playdowns Scott Henderson of Lethbridg missed an opportunity claiming national honors. The Henderson rink dumpe The success of Trev Fisher's British Columbia rink in the Ca- nadian mixed curling champion- ships could well depend on the luck of the draw. Fisher and his Coquitlam foursome are unbeaten after nine rounds of the championship winning their eighth straight game Wednesday. 8-6 over John Clark of Frcdcricton, N.B. Today Fisher will face Al Del- mage of Ycllowknife, N.W.T.. in the 10th round and Al Baldwin- son of Winnipeg in the llth round. The British Columbia rink has a 12th round bye to- night before meeting Toni Stc.bbs of Springbank, Alia., in the final round Friday morning. "How important that bye is will depend on whether heat them in the Delmago said in reference to the British Columbia bye. "We can beat them, but our only hope is that Alberta does too." Alberta and the Northwest Territories are concerted the best chances of stopping the British Columbia rink. ARE r, FOR S Alberta, Northwest Territories and Bob Dillon of Chnrlotte- town, P.E.I., all have six wins in eight games, and a chance at the title. Tom dishing of To- ronto is fifth with a 5-3 record, followed by Quebec and Mani- toba r.t 4-3. New Brunswick is 3-4, Saskatchewan 2-5, New- foundland and Kova Scotia 1-7, and Northern Ontario has eight losses. In Icday's 10t.h round, it will be New Brunswick vs. Mani- toba, British Columbia vs. Northwest Territories, Saskat- chewan vs. Quebec, Prince Ed- ward Island vs. Nova Scotia and Nou-iouiidland vs. Northern On- tario. Fisher said of his Thursday bye: "It could be just the breather we need before meet- ing Alberta. We've lucky with the byes, having cur first one Tuesday when there also were three i-ounds." ALBERTA WINS In Wednesday's ninth round, Alberta beat Jim Gushue of St. John's, Nfld., 8-2, Don Smith of Tniro, N.S., beat rVbrthcrn On- tario's Dal King of North Bay 7-fi, Prince Rdwnrd Island got by Ontario 10-7, British Colum- bia New Brunswick 8-6, and Northwest Territories de- feated Andre Embnd of Mont- real 9-5. Earlier Wednesday, In tlie eighth round, Nova Seolia lost 0- 5 to Quebec, Manitoba upset Prince Edward Island 8-6, Brit- ish Columbia handled New- foundland 10-3, Northwest Terri- tories beat Alberta 11-7 and Roger Anhold ai Mooso Jaw, Sask., edged Northern Ontari 8-7. As has been the case throng the first three days of the con- petition, four-enders were th dominant factor In deciding se1 eral of the games. "The big ends occur whe someone tries to steal points, Fisher explained. "That's wha happened when we played Nev foundland. They tried draw and freezes, but we were takin them out and sticking or rollin behind guards. "Before they knew it, the were facing two or thre guarded counters and were the forced to continue draws an freezes because they can't com around with take-outs. "We haven't given up any h: ends. We're curling pretty cor sistently and hiding is dcfinitcl our strongest The !2-rink, competi tion ends Friday, Hustlers moved Into a asition which could give them series with a win after edg- ng the Kings 3-1 in Red Deer "uesday night. Sugar Kings are healthy tor he game tonight. Dave George came out o( Monday night's game with a badly bruised ankle but played Tuesday evening, Tlie stage Is set, the Kings must win or at least tie, lo stay alive. Mclescbuk could not find his draw weight, missing consist- ently on chances that would have put the game out of reach. However, he had it for his final rock and drew the house to beat the Norwegians. In the other t h i r d -r o u n d games, the U n i t o d States thumped Switzerland 9-3 and Germany beat Sweden ii-y, But the U.S. was shaky in tho evening's fourth round, losing to Raederer 0-6 to mark the first time the U.S. has ever been beaten by Germany in world curling play. Switzerland edged Sweden and Scotland beat Nor- way by identical 5-1 scores in the other fourth-round games. Tonight in the sixth round, Canada plays Sweden, Norway goes against France, Germany faces Switzerland and Scotland meets (he U.S. ABOUT OUR You're milesahead afc ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT DOUBLE BELTED TlRESf OFFER MARCH 31 on tires for FORD, CHEV., OLDS., BU1CK, MERC., DODGE, CHRYSLER, PONTIAC, PLYMOUTH, RAMBLER BEST SERVICE PROMT END ALIGNMENT I DISC BRAKE SERVICE I 10-POINT I BRAKE OVERHAUL Now available at these Firestone Stoics... Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 ;