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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, March E LCTHMIDOE HCBALO-27 Lethbridge minor baseball decides to change its name Increasing financial pressures have forced the Lethbridge Minor Baseball Association to change its name to the Lethbridge Little League Baseball Association as of this season. The change in name was necessary in order to restrict sponsorship to little league baseball teams only. Under the new title the LLLBA divorces itself of support to any local team who will be playing ball under the jurisdiction of the Alberta Baseball Association. As mentioned before, finances proved to be the key to the name change and it is the LLLBA's intent to have enough funds available to support a league for over-aged little leaguers as soon as surrounding districts expand their amateur baseball programs. The new league in mind will be called the Big League and will be for players between the ages of 15-19. Meanwhile the new LLLBA will in all probability operate on a two league system again this season. The two leagues, Norcrest and Lakeside, will again offer baseball at three levels and pending registration, it is likely that the total operation will involve some 50 teams. The three levels of competition will include the Farm Leagues (ages Little League (ages 9-12) and Senior Little League (ages 13- Expectations are that the 9th avenue south boundary line will remain which seems to be the border line that provides an equal balance in population within the two systems. Registration for all Little League players has been set for Apr 1-4 between the hours of six o'clock and nine o'clock. Members of the Lakeside League will register at the Lakeview School while Norcrest players will sign in at the Wilson Junior High School. All Little League players will be charged a registration fee while Senior Little League players will be charged Meanwhile with weather permitting, mass practices will be held at the Lakeview School and Senator Buchanan School from Apr 8-10 for all Little League players while Senior Little League players will practice at the Dave Elton Park on the same dates. Should poor weather set in, the practices will be postponed until Apr. 22-24. This season league play will commence around May 6 and will conclude near the end of June. Watch for NOOK Here Soon! Straining for perfection Sandy Halsall strains to lift weights at Thursday's workout for Canadian prospects at CNE Stadium in Toronto. Randy, who may become either an offensive guard or tackle for the Toronto Argonauts, was first pick in this year's Canadian Football League draft of Canadian college players. New York Mets' bats knock wind out of Pittsburgh Pirates' sails By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York Mets ripped 17 hits, including four by Ken Boswell'and three by Lute Barnes, to bury Pittsburgh Pirates 11-5 in exhibition baseball Friday George Theodore, a reserve outfielder last season, drove in four runs with a home run, single and infield out for the Mets. a team known for its pitching more than its hitting. The Mets put the game away in the eighth when they scored five runs off Jim McKee on seven hits, including triples by Duffy Dyer and Don Hahn In other games, St. Louis Cardinals beat Cincinnati Reds 5-4 while Philadelphia Phillies beat another Cincinnati squad 3-1, Montreal Expos beat Detroit Tigers 7-5, Kansas City Royals edged Chicago White" Sox 5-4, Cleveland Indians blanked Chicago Cubs 4-0 and Milwaukee Braves beat Oakland Athletics 9-4 Jose Cruz doubled home two trying runs in the eighth inning and scored on Ken Reitz' single to put St. Louis past Cincinnati. Ron Fairly's two-run homer and Barry Foote's two-rub triple helped the Expos beat the Tigers. Jim Wohlford's pinch- double off Terry Forster in the ninth gave Kansas City its victory over the White Sox. Cleveland jumped on Milt Pappas of the Cubs for three runs in the second and third innings. Jack Heidemann and Chris Chambliss highlighted the rallies with run-scoring doubles. George Scott's grand-slam homer in the seventh inning broke a 4-4 tie and powered Milwaukee past Oakland. The Brewers knocked Oakland starter Vida Blue for four runs in the first three innings. Scott knocked in two of them and ended up with six runs- batted-in. Veteran Jim Lonborg hurled seven scoreless innings as Philadelphia beat the other Cincinnati squad. The Phils scored in the first inning on a solo home run by Mike Anderson off Cincinnati starter and loser Fred Norman, who was touched for all Philadelphia runs and eight hits in six innings of work. In late games, Baltimore Orioles beat New York Yankees 7-1, San Francisco Giants edged San Diego Padres 3-2, Texas Rangers beat Houston Astros 3-0 and Boston Red Sox whipped Minnesota Twins 11-7. Mike Phillips singled home the tie-breaking run and pitcher Gary Lavelle drew a bases-loaded walk for the eventual winner in the llth inning, leading San Francisco past San Diego George Scott's grand-slam homer in the seventh inning broke a 4-4 tie and lifted Milwaukee over Oakland. Baltimore erupted for five runs in the fifth inning and Dave allowed just six hits to 'help the Orioles beat the Yankees. Three Texas pitchers held Houston to five hits and Jim Fregosi hit a solo homer off loser Larry Dierker to give the Rangers the decision over the Astros. Bob Montgomery triggered a five-run ninth with a pinch double as Boston whipped Minnesota with an 18-hit attack. Los Angeles Dodgers met California in a late game on the West Coast A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE SALES "THE SIGN THAT SELLS' The Royal Trust Real Estate Division is expanding and re- quires two career-minded indi- viduals for their Lethbridge of- fice The ideal candidates will be young, aggressive, honest with a desire to help people, and can expect above aver- age earnings Royal Trust repre- sents the fastest growing Real Estate Organization in Canada, with 85 offices coast-to-coast. Our Lethbridge Office has consistently been a leader in sales and listing volume on the Lethbridge Real Estate Board. If you are sales oriented, investigate this opportunity By calling Manager Bob Butchart 328-7761 Monday to Friday 9-5 p.m. Learn to drive this spring enjoy this summer more 16 to 24 Years of Age Young Drivers Phone 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. of Canada Young Drivers of Canada A Federally Chartered Non-Profit Organization Enroll Now in Our Spring DRIVER TRAINING COURSES 9 In-Car Sessions of 21A Hours Drivers Licence Road Test mcl. 25 Hour Classroom Instruction f) Certificate for Insurance Reduction Automatic or Standard Transmission Tuition Income Tax Deductible To Register Call "Young Drivers of Canada" 1276 2nd Ave. South 328-0961 THE Sunday Crossword (formerly the New York Herald Tribune Crossword) Edited by Robert B. GiUespie Girls allowed to join boys' teams Crossword COLLECTORS AND OBSERVERS By Marjorie Brown TRENTON, N.J. (AP) A New Jersey appeals court Friday upheld a ruling that Little League baseball must let girls take the field with boys. A Little League spokesman said the organization had not yet decided whether to appeal the 2-to-l ruling. The 2-to-l decision by the appellate division of Superior Court followed a simlar decision by Judge George B. Gelman of Hackensack in the case of Frances Pescatore, 11. She applied Feb. 2 to play in the nearby Ridgefield league. Gelman said the Ridgefield Boys Athletic Association was setting a bad example by changing its name to include boys in the title and by threatening to close down rather than let girls play. A general directive by the state division of civil rights ordered the group two months ago to allow participation by girls. It was that directive the appellate division upheld Friday. The two appeals court judges voting for the girls ruled that the little league is a "public accommodation" within the meaning of state laws against discrimination. CITIZENSHIP COURT from Calgary BLAIRMORE COURTHOUSE WEDNESDAY. APRIL 3rd. 1974 froffifeOOa.m.tol2Noon Persons having business with the Citizenship Court may attend at thai time. CwtMcMM will IM hvW April 3rd At il30 p.fll., CITIZENSHIP COURT 355 tth AVMHM S.W., CtHgtfj PhefW 2t2-7737 Department of The Secretary of State The case was started by the National Organization for Women on behalf of eight to 12-year old girls who wanted to play little league baseball with the boys in the state. The first girl was Maria Pepe, who was refused admission to the Hokoken Little League in 1972. At 14, she now is too old to play in the league. Friday's decision said: "The record evidences the fact that substantial numbers of young girls want to partake in baseball and are qualified to do so competitively with boys of the same age." Judge Curtis Meaner said in dissent that he believed the issue did not involve sex discrimination and added: "There is a virtual confession in this court record that from puberty females cannot compete successfully with males in this contact sport." Referring to amendments in the state civil rights act, Meaner said: "I doubt that sexual integration of athletic competition was considered at the time of enactment of the amendments which dealt with sex Midget Elks can wrap up series The Lethbridge Midget Elks will host the Vulcan Blazers for the second and possibly final game of the 1973-74 Southern Alberta Juvenile Hockey League championship playoff series Sunday night The defending champion Elks can wrap up the best of three final series as they hold a one-game edge going into Sunday's p.m. encounter slated for the Henderson Lake Ice Centre. The locals won the opening game 10-4 in Vulcan Wednesday night. Meanwhile preparations are well underway for the second annual Lethbridge Midget Hockey Tournament sched- uled for April 11-14 inclus- ively An outline of the visiting teams' records will be released next week. 1 First HEW head 6 Small boy's pursuit 11 Doffs 16 Geologist's interest 20 "...a poem lovely as 21 Stage show 22 Portager's load 23 Prohibit anew 24 Collector who never comes unglued 26 "As You Like It" forest 27 Girl's name 26 Bea, Lady 29 Concerning 30 MissSommer 31 Adriatic port 33 Time periods' abbr 34 off (defer) 35 M.P.H. 36 Group of nine 37 Aver- 38 Swiss potherb 39 Cat with airs 41 Labrador's product 44 Political coalitions 45 Gowned 46 Bookkeeping abbrs 49 Dangers 50 Dark 51 Object captiously 52 Sibilant signal 53 Char 54 Intone 55 Units 56 Mexican archeological she 57 Etats Fr. 58 GalwayBay islands 59 Toss about 61 Layered 62 Supersonic Diane: abbr 63 Study of caves 66 Repair 67 Nester. of a kind 69 Prostrate 70 Sandalwood 71 Splotched 73 Lepidopter ist'sjoy 75 Grease 78 Concerning Peruvian city 79 Martial state 80 gonna ram no mo" 81 Taj Mahal site 82 Smudges 83 Charges 84 Belated 86 Homeric epic 87 Assns 88 Bayard, e.g 89 Steve's Edye 90 Kmdofvalse 91 pole 92 Hearts 96 Deg. holders 97 Young-Fr 98 Bind grain 101 Cavorts 102 Mrs Eisen- hower 103 Shoot 106 Most inhuman 108 Alley 109 Strips 110 Cartoonist or river 111 Swamp tree 112 Gave audience to 114 Miser's avocation 116 Equals 117 French mili- tary force 118 Russian pancakes 119 1.000: Fr 120 Bums'town and county 93 Word with ra- 121 Exchange dio and cable 94 City on the Delaware 95 See 36 A goods 122 Keel parts 123 British and others DOWN 1 One of seven 2 Alternative 3 Big cheeses in France 4 Telephone inventor 5 Nay opposite 6 Type of insect wing 7 Ballet position 8 Sheeplike 9 Sudden burst 10 Tennis term 11 Fish cleaners 12 Listened 13 Signed 30 to 14 Deer madam 15 Dispatched 16 Yield to compassion 17 Corpulent 18 Sing: It. 19 Touched with a patella 23 Showered 25 Genghis Khan's boys 30 Calendar disparity 32 Make merry 34 Fur piece 35 Lacking 37 Pilfers-si 38 Tribe 39 Brood of partridges 40 Sacred bird of Egypt 41 Battle site. Asia Minor 42 Controls 43 Bird watch- er's course 44 African boss 45 Boisterous 46 Zodiac know- it-all 47 Noted Canadian M.D. 66 day 48 Stadium- Fr savings 50 Biblical verb 51 Species of eel 52 Michelangelo sculpture 54 Faith 56 Fogs 58 Asphyxia 59 Absorbs 60 First-rate 61 Doctrine 63 Missiles of a kind 64 Worn our Fr 65 Food scraps Diagramless 17 X 17. by Martha J 1 T-man 4 Rye and raisin 7 Fustian 10 Collide with 11 Cubic meter 13 Paragon 16 Glides 18 -offore' 21 So ofSo Oak 23 Sir Walter orDred 25 While House room 26 Symbol of sknvness 28 Water. 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