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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Think Earlyl Think Ahead. Now la the time to regleter lor CHftltTMAS IN HAWAI11974 Contact. ART WILLIAMS TAAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAI I PHOHJ 3M-M01 The Herald Sports Helps Alberta team win Shirley Van Dyck of Lethbridge churns up the water Sunday Local swimmers help win title Alberta swimmers came up with one of their finest performances lo capture the 1974 Alberta-Montana International Team Swim Meet at the Fritz Sick Pool over the weekend The provincial team dominated the two-day even co hosted by the Lethbridge Y Stingrays and the Lethbndge Amateur Swim Club as they defeated the American contingent 354-236 in total points Local swimmers helped the Alberta team win the annual swirn meet title as they picked up a number of second and third place finishes Ann Lynagh was one local swimmer who helped a great Becky Smith wins award EDMONTON -Becky a 14-year-old Edmonton swimmer who won tive gold medals at the Canada Summer Games last August and two silver medals at the Commonwealth Games in N Z last has been named Edmonton's athlete of the year Amateur wrestling executive Alex Romamuk was named sportsman of the year The awards were conferred by the Kinsmen Club deal in Alberta s victory as she registered a three seconds and two thirds competing in the girls' 10 and under class Cane Hughes also aided in the same girls' class scoring points with a second and third place finish In boys' 10 and under Robbie Tietz of the was a standout placing second five times Calvin Koskowich placed second once in the same category Lori Lavkuhk was the top local girl in the 11-12 class as she earned three second place ribbons while Melonie Fenton placed third once Mark Babick was sharp in the boys' 11-12 class as he earned points by scoring a second and third while Gary Rowntree picked off a third The Hansen Ted and sparkled in the boys' 13- 14 age group as they won 11 ribbons between them Ted racked up four seconds and two thirds while Tim recorded a second and third Jeff Rutledge repeated Tim Hansen's outing in the boys' 15-17 class while other swimmers who earned ribbons included Sharon Sekiya Tim Myers Mary Hughes Shirley Van Dyk Henry Van Egtren and Gordon Symes 'We're in the WCHL Lethbndge is virtually assured of an entry m the Western Canada Hockey League for the 1974-75 season Bill owner of the Swift Current and Ed president of the were to be at a press conference this morning to make the announcement of the transfer of the Broncos Burton Chynoweth and city officials were expected to make the joint announcement Meetings have been carried on between WCHL officials on the possibility of transferring the Swift Current Broncos to Lethbndge League president Ed when asked to comment on the situation after a league meeting yesterday in said has been but he hinted that it's simply a matter of clearing up a few points 'One of the Chynoweth that a Tier Two club be established in Swift Current Should the Broncos make the the league would be faced with a realignment problem As it stands there are three franchises in each of the four Western thus making for an easy split into two divisions Lethbndge is ideally located for travel purposes from Calgary and Medicine Hat and another Western Division is also close by many standards in the far-flung league There would have to be a shift by one club to the Eastern Division if the league was to maintain its present balanced structure Construction of a new arena in Lethbndge is rapidly moving along and the new facility is expected to open in plenty of time for the 1974-75 hockey season It will also house skating and hockey activities planned for the 1975 Canada Winter Games which will be staged in and around Lethbndge next winter McMillan doubles champs I I I The 74 Mercs. 100 ways better. Meet the 1974 Mercs The most advanced outboards in boating With over 100 improve- ments and refinements to give you better performance than any other power you can buy From the Merc the most power- ful to the Merc the most fully equipped 4 HP. on the water There are 10 models to choose from See them now at your Mercury dealer s I I I f then 1974Morci 4 75 2Q M 65 BS 115 150HP Mwcury Marina Bon 466 t Ontario MERCURY. Power to do the things you really want. TOTAL FARM SUPPLY SERVICE Aluminum Car Trailers COMPLETE LINE OF Mercury Pithing Motors 20 H.P. Available at UFA Centres m LETHBRIDGE and VULCAN 3131-2nd Ave North Phone 328-5531 Fiberglas Boats and Canoes FROM 10 FEET UP Boat Trailers Marine Supplier and Equipment LWe Floater SERVICE AND REPAIRS GLASCON INDUSTRIES 327 3rd St. S. Phone 328-4850 MONTREAL South Africans Bob Hewitt and Frew McMillan put on a demonstration of pressure tennis to defeat John Newcombe and Owan Da- vidson 6 6-2 and claim the top prize of the World Championship Tennis doubles final Sunday The Australians took home 000 for their second-place finish Hewitt and McMillan got off to a good start in the first set when they broke Newcombe's serve in the first game and when Davidson could not hold service m the seventh game the South Africans had an easy win The South Africans forged ahead once more in the second breaking Davidson in the third and seventh game and were serving for set when McMillan was broken in tne 10th game The Australians then forced the game into a tie-breaker which they won to even the match Hewitt and McMillan destroyed the Australians in the third set to capture a 6-1 runaway and carried on into the fourth set where they broke Davidson's service twice for the third consecutive set Hewitt and McMillan gained the final with a 6-4 sweep of Americans Arthur Ashe and Roscoe Tanner in Saturday night's semi-final The Australians defeated defending champions Stan Smith and Bob Lutz 6- 7-6 in the other semi-final Providence still in it PROVIDENCE Rookie Rick Middleton's unas- sisted goal at 1 29 of a sudden death overtime period lifted Providence Reds to a 5-4 vic- tory over Hershey Bears Sun- day in an American Hockey League playoff game The Bears lead the best-of seven series for the Calder Cup 3-1 The fifth game of the series will be played in Hershey Wednesday night Middleton scored when he out-skated defenceman Jerry Methe to a loose puck at the Providence broke in alone on goaitender Bob John- son and fired home a 30-foot slap shot Defenceman Paul Curtis had given Providence a 4-3 lead with a 40-foot shot at 19 07 of the third period The Reds took a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Curtis and Jerry Teeple before Don Selling scored for The losers in the semi-finals won while first-round losers in the tournament captured The eight top tennis teams from the WCT Blue and Green group tours qualified for the tournament Selkirk wins opener OTTAWA Selkirk Steelers beat Smiths Falls Bears 5-4 in the opening game of their best-of-seven Centennial Cup but Steelers coach George Dorman said his team played only 20 minutes of hockey 'We can do better than that said shaking his head after the hard-hitting game played before fans know these kids were a little bit up tight because it's a big thing for them to come into the Centennial Cup but they can play a lot better 'Our defence was making a lot of mistakes that they shouldn't have and the kids weren't clearing the puck While Dorman expressed Smiths Falls coach Glen McKenney displayed disbelief can you blow a 3-1 lead' That's what it's all about Sure the kids weren't hustling and it hurts to lose the first but it's even harder to lose the seventh Smiths Falls had a 3-1 lead at the end of the second period on two goals by Terry Fournier and one by Des Allen Gord Kaluzniak had scored the Selkirk goal Selkirk battled back early in the third period to tie the score on goals by Kaluzniak and Martin Vanrobaeys Allen picked up his second goal of the game at 12 03 of the period and the Bears were again in the but less than three minutes later Mike Chubey rapped in a bluehne slapshot to tie the game The Steeler break came at 15 28 of the period when Four- nier took a two-minute minor for elbowing' Just three seconds Kelly Kehoe fired the winning goal from the edge of the faceoff circle Dorman said he was more than happy with Steeler goalie Chester Reimer's performance played a great game and made a number of key saves in the final period LETHIRIOQc UrPICE FURNITURE LTD. LMMT Wi Mwl ttwfftae ItaH 321-7411. S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS Minor baseball The Astro's crushed the Braves 15-7 behind Jamie Coghlin's 13-strike out performance in a Norcrest Little League game over the weekend Coghhn gave up only seven hits to earn the mound decision over Ken Leroux who was tagged for 17 safeties Coghhn along with his brother Barry paced the Astro's at the plate with a home double and three singles each Merylen Bunnage poked out a double and a single in a losing cause Meanwhile the Pumas outlasted the Wolves 16-15 in a Norcrest Farm League tilt Mike Valentinsen was credited with the win while David Bodell suffered the loss Nelson event postponed DALLAS The final round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament was postponed Sunday until today because of heavy rains which fell on the course Officials of the Professional Golfers Association said the first group would tee off today at 12 30 p m EOT ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Ettt W St LOuiS 14 Philadelphia 13 Montreal 10 Chicago 9 New YorK 10 Pittsburgh Pet GBL 538 520 500 409 400 AMERICAN LEAGUE W Pet GBL 556 364 1 3 4 WMt Los Angeles 18 9 667 Houston 17 11 607 114 Cincinnati 12 11 522 4 San Francisco 14 13 519 4 Atlanta 13 14 481 5 San Diego 12 16 429 TODAY'S GAMES San Diego Freiselben at Philadelphia Canton San Francisco Bryant at New York Seaver Los Angeles Messersmrth at Montreal McAnally SATURDAY'S RESULTS Chicago 3 Cincinnati 2 Montreal 4 San Francisco 2 New York 6 San Diego 3 Pittsburgh 4 Atlanta 3 Houston 3 St Louis 2 Philadelphia 7 Los Angeles 3 SUNDAY'S RESULTS San Diego 5-4 New York 4-6 Atlanta 3 Pit'sburgh 2 Philadelphia 3 Los Angeles 2 San Francisco 4-8 Montreal 0 1 Cincinnati 5 Chicago 2 St Louis 3 Houston 1 LEAGUE LEADERS x AB R Reitz SL Smith SL Gross Hou Garr All Grubb SD Morgan Cm Maddox SF Helms Hou Schmidt Pha Hebner Pgh H Pet 100 10 38 380 105 19 38 362 81 17 29 358 110 10 39 355 79 13 28 354 91 15 32 352 112 19 39 348 78 7 27 346 82 13 28 341 88 16 30 341 Home Runs Aaron Atlanta Perez Cincinnati Garvey Los Angeles Wynn Los Angeles seven each Hebner Smith six each Runs Batted 'n Cedeno Houston Smith Pitching three decisions Koosman New York John Los Angeles Caldwell San Francisco HOCKEY SCORES SUNDAY National Philadelphia 4 NY Rangers 3 Philadelphia wins semi-final 4-3 Allan Cup Cranbrook 4 Barne 2 Best of seven final tied 1 1 Memorial Cup St Catharines 4 Quebec 1 Round robin playoff Centennial Cup Selkirk 5 Sm ths Falls 4 Selkirk leads best of seven final 1 0 SATURDAY World Chicago 9 Toronto 2 Best-of-seven semi-final tied 3-3 Allan Cup Barne 3 Cranbrook 1 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE NY WORLD HOCKEY LEAGUE SwtoiE W L F A Pt Houston 4 2 26 17 8 Minnesota 2 4 17 26 4 Toronto Chicago W 3 3 L F A 3 25 29 3 29 25 New York 15 15 Detroit 12 12 500 Cleveland 12 13 460 2 Baltimore 11 12 478 2 Milwaukee 10 11 476 2 Boston 11 15 423 Wait Texas 15 10 600 California 15 11 577 Chicago 12 11 522 2 Oakland 12 13 460 3 Minnesota 11 12 478 3 Kansas City 10 14 417 TODAV'S GAMES Chicago Perzanowski at Detroit Coleman New fork Tidrow at Texas Merritt Cleveland Peterson at California Stoneman Baltimore Cuellar at Oakland Lmdblad SATURDAY'S' RESULTS Minnesota 10 Detroit 0 Chicago 4 Milwaukee 2 Texas 1 Boston 0 Cleveland 8 Oakland 2 California 3 Baltimore 1 Kansas City 5 New York 1 SUNDAY'S RESULTS Texas 5 8 Boston 3-10 Minnesota 8 Detroit 3 Chicago 4 Milwaukee 3 Kansas City 8 New York 2 Oakland 3-3 Cleveland 0 9 California 8 Baltimore 7 LEAGUE LEADERS Carew Mm Jackson Oak Yastrzemski B Griffin Bos Valentine Cal MacRae KC Henderson Chi Spikes Cle Rojas KC Pmiella NY Home Runs York 11 Jackson Runs Batted In Jackson Nettles Pitching three decisions Hiller Jenkins Texas MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SUNDAY International Charleston 9 Syracuse 6 Richmond 6 Syracuse 5 2nd game postponed rain Tidewater 2 Toledo 1 2rxd game postponed rain Memphis 2 Pawtucket 1 American Association Tulsa 6 Omaha 1 Oklahoma City 3 Iowa 1 Denver 8 4 Indianapolis 2-8 Wichita 4 3 Evansville 3 1 Pacific Coast Phoenix 11 Albuquerque 7 Sacramento 6 Hawaii 5 Tacoma 5 Spokane 3 Tucson 12 Salt Lake 6 Eastern League West Haven 2 1 Quebec City 7 0 Bristo1 4 2 Trois Rivieres 3-0 Pittsfield 9 4 Waterbu--y 8-5 Thetford Mines 1-3 Reading 0-2 international Charleston 2 Syracuse 1 Richmond 6 Rochester 1 Toledo 2 Tidewater 1 Memphis 3 Pawtucket 0 American Association Indianapolis 3 Denver 2 Tulsa 2 Omaha 1 Evansville 8 Wichita 5 Iowa 5 Oklahoma City 4 Pacific Coast Spokane 5 Tacoma 4 Salt Lake 3 Tucson 2 Hawaii 4 Sacramento 1 Albuquerque 3 Phoen.x 2 Eastern League West Haven 11 Quebec City 8 Pittsfield 5 Waterbury 3 Three Rivers 4 Bristol 1 Reading at Thetford Mines ppd poor field DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. 402 1st Ave. S. 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