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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA CHAMPIONS Lcihbridge A.C.T. Bantam Reps won the AI bertci cbampionshi p recently and will now lake part in the Kam loops Invitational tournament Easfer week. The champs are, back row, leO 1o Marchuk, Mike Boychuk, Dave Jackson, Dale Nesting, Branf Morchuk, Greg Kveder, Ken Brown trainer. Front row, loft to right, Cliff Miyashiro, Cam McLennan, Ron Moser, BiU Bed on, AMko Bryant, Walniough, right, coach Harrold Osmond; Mark Baldry, Rick Collier, Bob Miles.. Grant Darrel Osmond, Greg Fox. Insot manager John Fox. Giauls could place third behind Astros NEW YORK CAP) Los An-1 from Series heroes Stevo Blass, third. Cincinnati Reds still have Dodgers, came within j Nellie Brilcs, Dock EULs and one of catching the fading j Giants in the final days of the Behind the Dodgers in Hie 1071 baseball season, figure they West, Houston Astros seem have the horses to overtake San Hme strongest several new Francisco thi.s time out. And faces to bolster the attack, Sati M'hat's more, some other clubs j Francisco, a year older, may be may nisi) pass the Giants in the r due to slip some, perhaps to National Leagui West Division. The; Dodgers did some pru- dont shopping, prying Frank Holnnson and reliever RiclK'rt away from Balti- niora Orioles for four young prospects. The Dodgers also came up with Tommy John, a quality left-hander, to add Lo their pitching rotation. Pi telling has a 1 ways boon strong suit and John joins a staff headed by Al Downing, Don Sutton, Claude Osteen and Bill Singer. With Robinson, Willie Davis and Parker to head the of- fence, the Dodgers seem solid. Certainly one game better than (hey were a year ago. [n the East, Pittsburgh's big- gest problem seems to be the old rule about being allowed to play only nine guys at a time. They have too many good ones some kinks to work out while Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres don't seem likely to caurie more than a few ripples, Joe Torre will have to go some Lo match his batting championship .363 season for St. Louis but he'll do enough to Looks sharp against Cubs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sudden Sam McDowell says he Is in his shape in [our years, That means San Fran- cisco Giants may the Na- tional League pennant for (lie first time in a decade. The 29-vear-old star south- thcre were reports that the players had modified their pen- sion demands and cased the threat of a strike. Commissioner Bowie Knhn expressed optimism that a strike would bo avoided. "One thing I'm happy ;tbout in the midst of this difficulty is paw, traded to the Giants by that the clubs and the players Cleveland Indians, yielded only iiavo been meeting regularly to five hits in the eight innings he------------------- pitched Wednesday against Chi- j cago Cubs in exhibition base- ball. ''Really, I'm in good lo limit themselves to nine. j the best "in three or four The Pirates won the world! llrDoivell! after bo had re- championship last year with a cc-ived credit for an 8-6 victory, team that doesn't seem to have could have pitched an extra jiny weaknesses. And new man-! two or three imiinsw." aqcr Bill Yirdon has a fistful of talented youngsters (o add to the cast. Ken Henderson, who has takc-n over the No, J batting Pec Wee hockey tournament set The Southern Kegional Re- creation Board vill stage a Pec Wee hockey tournament at Henderson Lake Ice Centre Saturday. keep the Cardinals in contention in the East. The revamped Cubs should edge out New York's light-hil- ting Mels for third place with Montreal Expos and Philadel- phia Phillies bringing up tiie rear. Houston may very well be the shae sec if Ihny can fimi a Kuhn said. In another offficld develop- ment, big Frank Howard was reported to have signed with Texas Hangers for the same salary he received last year, an estimated The slugging first-base in an, outfielder said lie would begin, uorkouts today. Jim Ixmborg, another pitcher ou the amielKick (rail, helped aukee Brewers their ilh in eight starts. The for- mer Boston Tied -Sox ace was touched for only four hits in Willie Siarfiell, Roberto Clem- runs batted in on a home run ente, Boh Robertson and Richie i and a tliree-nm double. Hebner produce the Pirate runs V.'ilJi Ihc opening of I ho season with plenty of pitching available only six days awey or. April 5, slot from Wilie Mays, had four The first game of the one- Here are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART I: 1-True; 2-c; 3-b; 4-Truo; 5-ci PART II: 1-tl; 2-e; 3-0; 4-b; S-c PART 111: 1-tli 2-c; 3-e; 4-b; S-a PICTURE QUIZ: President luis Echeverrin (iay event is set for a.m. with. Coaldaie Bruins (angling with Coaldale Canucks. At Coaldale Black Hawks meet Coaldale Hed Wings. At the remaining two teams, McNally Sunnysidc i Rangers take on the Ready- made-Coaldale Maple Leafs. The winner of this third game uill receive a bye inlo the final against the xvinner of a game between Ihe victors in the first two games. Saturday's championship Is set for one o'clock. MARKER'S MAIN SERVICE CENTRE March 29th till 6 p.m Thurs., March 30th till 9 p.m April 1st till 6 p.m. featuring JOHNSON OUTBOARD MOTORS from 2 h.p. to 125 h.p. LARSON AND GLASSPAR BOATS SEE THE URSON INBOARD BOATS from lo 155 h.p. rating AtSO VANGUARD BOATS fl. ear lopperi ro 18 ft. inboardj Alio canoes SPONSORED BY MAIN SERVICE CENTRE 3rd Avc. and 9fh Si. S. mast improved team in baseball this .season, and could overtake the Dodgers if the summer heiit wears clown Robinson, who'll be 37 in August. Consider, for example, that of tbe (op four cjirned-run aver- ages in the National League last season, three now work for the Astros. Houston already had No. 3, Don Wilson aud No. 4 Ken Forsch. Then (hey came up with No. 2 Dave Roberts from San Diego in a winter swap. Roberts' 2.10 ERA was second only to Tom Seaver of the Mots last year and he is considered one of I lie best young arms in baseball. The Astros also made an eight-player swap with Cincin- nati which brings slugger Leo May and .second baseman Tommy Helms to Hou.ston. San Francisco came up with Sudden Sam McDowell in a win- ter float with Cleveland but it cost them (.Jaylorri Perry. That means they're still a little thin in pitching and Hint deficiency should shove them down the West ladder. Age could start creeping up J.cthlii iilgc llsmtain llrps, borta champions lur pasl twci years, leave V'riihy for a week- intern nt ionrtl Inurnmm'iH in Kaiuiintps, JJrilish Colmubia. This marks Hie .second your In succession that Keps have i I ravel led to the (ouniey. I Tliu loculs Uieif first game of the ovenl Snlnrday morning ngainsL a loam from Ore- The entry list for 1 lie event now embraces Irrmis from Katnloops, I he hosts, Calgary, Saskatchewan I ml inns, nel, B.C., -Sai ma, Williams Lake. Ksquminil, Edmonton Knights tif Coliimbus, Edmon- ton Maple Toronto, Co- msjx, B.C., KHmonlon Klori- dikes, Richmond, Anc'horage, Alaskn, Weybm n, laiifl. Boston, Miiss., West Ger- many anif alont; many oilier Canadian entries, All together .some :ii> (earns will take part in the week-long tour- nament. Following the opening rounds of games will progress through different sections ac- cording to their win-loss rec- ords. Each team is guaranteed three games, with the eventual of Section II meeting the, winners of Section A for the Coca-Cola trophy emblematic of the Grand Championship of the l'J72 tourney. All games are officially sanc- tioned by the Canadian Ama- tuer Hockey Asociation. Meanwhile, the Reps played tune-up game with the Mid- get Elks and rainc away smarting from a JO-0 fdback Wednesday seven innings he workwl against nn lhc Giants Anc Cleveland in a 5-Uriumph. 1S mpl: Catcher Johjmv Bench drove prone V-.'illio -McCovey is 34 nnd, of, Willie M.TYS will he m five runs on tvyo homers in hjs birthday leading Cincinnati Iteds over Philadelphia Phillies 1-2-6 Rusty Torres, a rookie and out- fielder, blasted a two-nin nintli inning homer to give New York Yankees a 5-4 squeaker over iho BaUirnore Orioles. Cincinnati has decided to images, sock for sliced. That's why (lie Ileds went iifter second baseman Joe Morgan during (be winter. vSpeaking of comebacks, tbe Hoyt Wiltielm, ttic plCds are depending on sinkerball reliever, retired the one by all-star calcticr Johnny last six men he as IMS Bench, who slipped badly last Angeles Dodgers tripped Minno I year. sota Twins R-2 nnd solidified bis spot on the Dodger staff. Paul Echaol led Kansas City Uoyals over Detroit Tigers d-2 i a three-run homer and tuo doubles, but tbe Royals suffered a blow in the loss of shortstop Fred Patek. Patek, who hasn't yinre March 20 because of a groin injury, was placed on the disabled list. Jerry Rciiss pitched 6 1-3 in- nings in leading St. Louis Cardi- nals to a 3-0 shutout, over York Mets. Pete Broberg, Jim Panther and Paul Lindblad combined for a three-hitter as Texas blanked Atlanta Braves S-0. The Keds are thin on infield- ers with Woody Woodward re- tired, and the pitching is ques- tionable. I'ank Aaron starls his final countdown on the road toward Babe Ruth's home run record and that should add zest to what could become- an otherwise bleak season for the Braves. The picks; Kasl Pittsburgh 2. St. Louis 3. Chicago >J. New York, 5. Montreal (i. Philadel- phia. IVcst Los Angeles 2. Houston San Francisco, 4. Cincinnati 5, Atlanta n. San I Diego. The evening. was a grudge match between the two local rivals but tbe Klks proved to he loo much of a match for the Heps. Joe Melt paced Ihc Elks with four goals while Hertiie Sy- renne chipped in will) a trio of markers. Singles went to Terry Roberts, Brian Cave and Piero Lavarotto. In Pec Wee playoff action the Tigers got a third-period goal Irom Bruce Hc.splug and edged the Penguins 2-1. Danny La- londe had scored earlier for the winners while Jim Malm- burg replied for the Penguins. Stampede rodeo course sets il reaclv Registrations for Ilio 1EJ72 edition of the Caigary Stam- pede Rodeo College will close in the middle of April, The boy's steer riding ses- sions will close entry forms April 14 while the saddle bronc am[ bnrcback sossions clo.sw April 15, The boys' steer riding classes will inn April 22-23 and again April 2JK30. Bareback nnrl saddle bronc sessions go during the week of Slay 8-13. Three well known in-slrnciors will handle the training ses- sions through advanced In- struction methods. They indndc .Mel Hylantf, 1967 Canadian champion sad- dle bronc rider and the recent winner E.I ej 11 iM 3j? 67 13 22.3 J Omaha -i City 4 Kansas Cily 1 210 311 1 Los 191 Soatlle 4 Esposllo, B Orr, 0 A PU H 113 37 EO 117 M t3 en fcids bcsf-cf icm final 3-1. Wcslcrn Gil her t, beif of seven F. R, Hull, M -1? SI e.1 J Cup Gucyk, B 3? Sfc. I MOVE UP TO GENERAL Better Mileage 6 Ply Puncture Protection ELRICH TIRE LTD ;