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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, May 7, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Ontario dominates Youth Judo championships Joe Meli tops in his division By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor A majority of the fcouse at the University of Leth- bridge Saturday evening came to see members of the Leth- bridge Judo Club compete in the Canadian Youth Judo championships. Well, in a fashion that has become more rule than excep- tion, the locals didn't let any- one down. The one-day competition, for boys 15-17 years of age, drew entries from, every province as well as the territories. Ontario, with a powerful con- tingent, dominated the affair but Joe Meli of Lethbrio'ge em- erged with the outstanding Judoka of the day as he cap- tured the 187-pound and under title over Denis Graham of On- tario. Meli Graham became old friends having to fight each represent our country in I h e other twice Saturday. Meli, who became one of Canada's youngest black Iselt holders in judo last year, lost his first fight of the day but battled back to win it aU in his weight class. Walter Lanz of British Co- lumbia was third behind Meli and Graham. A 10-member Canadian team was to have been selected to European judo championships in June but officials decided to wait until films of the Leth- bridge competition could be viewed before deciding on a team. Canada is the only non-Eu- ropean country invited to take part. It is almost a certainty that Meli, and possibly one or two other locals, will make the team. Me'i toured parts of Eu- rope last year with a Canadian high school team. A pair of brothers formerly of Raymond, Phil and Alan Takahashi, brought the crowd to the edges of their seats Sat- urday night as they forgot all about brotherly love in the fi- nal of the 127.6 pound division. The weight divisions in Satur- day's competition were differ- ent than usual as they were converted from kilos to pre- pare Canadians with the Euro- pean weight differences. Phil emerged the winner over Alan w bile Charles Landry placed third in Quebec colors. Two more Ontario Judoka met in the final of the 143- pound and under category with Ron Angus the winner over Da- vid Ryan. Daniel Hardy of Que- bec was third. Michel Jacob earned Quebec its only victory of the day as he won the 165-pound and un- der crown with a decisive win over Tim nirose of British Co- exception of Don Tsujiura, won at least one fight. Tsujuira ran into the sliffest competition of the day and lost a pair of narrow decisions. However, Tom Greenway left his mark by winning his first two fights before losing in the third round. He reached the quarter final before being dropped to the consolation side. Michael Calder, Guy Porao- hac, and Scott Tanner each chalked up victories Saturday. Meh' will now join Phil Illingworth, Greg Senda, Greig Wheeler, Guy Sunada and Dave Nishi to compete in the Cana- dian Open judo championships in Whitehorss, June 2. lumbia. Allen Cyr of Quebec was third. In the heavyweight drusion, 187 pounds and over, Norbert Cimborn of Ontario was the victor over teammate Frank Tomori in the final. Rick Per- rin of Ontario gave the eastern team, a clean sweep of the top three heavyweight platings. Five other members of the Lethbridge Judo Club took part in the affair and all, with the Day. Bowie Receives trophy Joe Meli of Lethbridge approaches the judges stand Saturday 1o receive his trophy after winning the 187-pound and under title in the Youth Judo championships Saturday. At right is Meli's coach Yosh Senda. Crainplon wins at Houston is yet to come9 receive Leeds upset final in HOUSTON CAP) told] It got close only at the end. PACIFIC wash people FREE EXTERIOR WASH with gasoline purchase of 5 Or (EV'pfior wash 41.50 gosolins Diircliasft of 5 gallons or less) Completo interior and exterior wash wilh 15 gallon purchase with 10-15 gallon purchase 52 25 with 5-10 gallon S2 50 with 3 5 gallon purchase with no OGiol'np SUPERSONIC CAR WASH 1819-3 Ave. S. We honor all credit cards approved by dealer before purchase including CHARGEX. Extra charge for commercial credil cards you earlier this Bruce Crampton said. "The best is yet to come." Crampton had just scored a one-stroke victory in the Hous- Crampton had built a four- stroke lead with rounds of 66 and 67 Friday and Saturday arid never really was threatened. "I wouldn't say I was con- Lon Open golf tournament Sun- servatiye but I wasn't gung j___ i f1 r rvt rvn f i fit day, his third professional triumph of the year. "Nothing has changed from what I said at Orlando, Fla. The best is yet to come for Bruce he said. With three victories and a season's leading in earnings to his credit, the state- ment could only stand as a warning that the curly-haired Australian is ready to assume a appointments Two members of the Univer- sity of Lethbridge Physical Education Department were; awarded executive posts in the Scottish Cup final. nanaria vjost TTnivw-sitv Ath- Rangers, emerging f: LONDON fReuter) Second Division Sunderland, written off before the mate1! as hopeless outsiders, today were hailed as the soccer heroes of the cemury aiter toppling mighty Leeds United in Saturday's" English Football Association Cup final. Commentators who had unan- imously declared that Sunder- land had no chance of beating the holders were forced to for- get their red-faced embar-: ressment and join in the nation- wide acclamation of Sunder- land's shocking 1-0 victory. Irishman Danny Blanchflo- captain of the Tottenham Hotspur team which won the Cup in 1961 and 1962, wrote in the Sunday Express: "Raise your glasses to the greatest tonic English football has had for years. The toast is finest team of heroes to carry off the F. A. Cup in mv experience of Wem- bley." But while Sunderland'S young i terriers were chasing to death at rain-soaked Wembley, 122.000 Scotsmen remained to- I tally disinterested as they crammed together at Glasgow's Hampden Park for the battle between Rangers and Celtic in action Joe Meh, left, is set for the kill as he holds Denis Graham of Ontario on the mat in Youth Judo action Saturday. Meli, of tethbridge, won the 187 pound and under title. Tigers play Wednesday Memorial Canada West University Ath- letic Association on the week- end. Dr. J. A. P. Day. chairman of the U of L Physical Educa- tion Department, was named president of the CWUAA and will honor the position for two- years. Dr. Gary Bowie, U of L ath Tigers, emerging from the shadow of their all-conquering rivals and neighbors, won 3-1 to cany off the trophy for the first time since 1966 and spike Celtic's hopes of achieving their third successive leagU3 and Cup double. When Leeds and Sutherland entered the competition back in L ,UUI u a Mill replace Day ss match. Leeds were T keep on making pars I chairman of the physical edu-, w burning 13-to-8 favi 11 be m such bad shape. cation departnient in July. Sundcrland at 9-2 t vas right. Cramptcn had The aDDOintment will run for Leeds victory appea: said Crampton. "I figured with a four stroke lead, if I could wouldn He was right. Cramptcn had parred 12 in a row before he made an almost-costly bogey on the 17th. He flew his second over the green, chipped short, chipped again and had to one-putt for bogey five. Stockton, playing in letics director, also received I January. Sunderland. then T9th a tv, o-year appointment as thejm ths Second Division, were quoted at 250 to 1 in book- secretary-treasurer. It has also been learned that i makers' lis's. Before Saturday's Mill replace Day ss match. Leeds were rated over- favorites with departnient in July. Sundcrland at 9-2 against A The appointment will run for Leeds victory appeared a for- three years. nialily. ens dominant position in pro golf. the srma threesome, dropped a Crampton's victory Sunday i 20-foot birdie putt to cut Cramp was worth from the total ton's lead to two. purse of ?205.000. But Bruce made par five on He won it with a par 72 in the 'he final holes and closed out final round on the I Stockton, even though Dave hit Quail Valley Golf Club course I his approach 30 inches from the for a 277 total, 11 under par.; for his third consecutive Former PGA champion Dave birdie. Stockton took second charging finish. He with a birdied DiGSERORlO PACES U.S. Rinke finds penalty costly 1 WINNIPEG fCPl Bnli.ih' Ross won his trite v ilh a split- Columbia boxers captured scv-1 decision over Lome Daigneaull en of U titles up for grabs, of B.C. MONTREAL (CP) Orval Tessier will be trying this week to coach his second consecutive Memorial Cup winner, but this time with a different team. Last season. Tessicr piloted Cornwall Rojals to a champion- ship win over Petei borough Petes in Ottawa but tonight at the Forum he will be behind the bench of Quebec Remparts as they open the Memorial Cup round-robin series against To- ronto Marlboros. The Marlies. who won the On- tario Hockey Association cham- p i o n s h i p Saturday over Psterborough Petes, face Medi- cine Hat Tigers in the second game of the round-robin Wednesday. The Tigers. West- ern Canada Hockey League winners, face Quebec Friday and the top two teams in the tournament meet in a sudden- death final Saturday night The RcmparLs are healthy as tley try to bring the Memorial Cup. emblematic of major jun- ior A hockey supremacy, back jto Quebec City for the second time in three years. In 1971, the Remparts de- feated Edmonton Oil Kings in i two straight games in an abbre- besl-of-three final. Guy Lafleur, now with Mon- treal Canadiens of the National Hockey League, was the toast of the town in Quebec that jear, I but this season the Remparts have a new leader, Andre Sav- ard. Savard. says Tessier should hit it big in professional hocfcsy next year "because he has an intense desire to play hockey." lie gets mad even when he I loses the puck in practice and vou don't see that much any- more Tessier is happy to be meet- ing the Marlies. e EXHIBITION PAVILION MON., MAY 7 P.M. Tor Kamata vs The Viking Yokouchi Fuji vs Pringle Hawk Kroffat Cody vs Tomasso Hayes 20 WRESTLERS 6 BIG BOUTS S2.50 S2 Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV three of the last four holes for a 69 and 278. Lanny Wadkins, winner of the Byron Nelson the week before, had a 72 for third place at 281. Former Masters champ Charles Coody followed at 282. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Er- nie DiGregorio of Providence fired in 20 points to pace the United States national team past the Soviet Union national team 83-75 Saturday night, giv- ing the Americans a 3-1 lead. ANDY CAPP T5UNNO WHAT TOU'RE 5O CHIRPY NOUAN'ME'5 GCT1BOU3L5 Saturday at the western Can- Bercier faced Carmen Rmkc boxing champion- Of Lethbridge. Both fighters 1 traded blow for blow but Rinke Manitoba, which stole the was penalized in the second show last year with a sweep round for a low punch after be- of five out of five, was cnlv i ing warned on twc previous oc- able to capture two while Al-j cssions. berta and Saskatchewan taok j B.C. took the 125-pound class one each. The Yukon Territor-1 2S Dale Anderson hammered ies. which entered only mo; Manitoba's Morloy Simard. weight classes, came up emp- simard went down three times ty handed. within of the first round Manitohanf, howrvrr. ran nnc] if quits after the rlnim credit for onp of B.C 's cliampionships as Peivni? Bercier. who was born and fought most of his bouts in Manitoba, repeated as wflstfrri C'anadian champion in the NT- pound clas? Tlie two Manitoba titles went to the incumbent Marv Arne- .son in the 139-pound class and Other B.C. titles went to Jack Mecla who took a unanimous derision oyp-r British Columbian i m Jack Snnith scored a split de- cision to win the 106-pound class over Randy Smith of Sas- katchewan. Mike Frank riefeat- Pd toammate Sieve Tohill in to Steve Ross in the l.U-pounci (he dass on a ,bs T, r. j animous decision and Bill Gar- Arncson defeated B.C s the Yukon on a unanimous de-' ci.sion in the 165-pound class. ChvK Tus, thr- olhor R C rhani- pion. was ml contested in HIP 119-pound class so he did not fight. Alberta's only title came In' the 178-pound class when the. referee stopped a bout between' Joe Jesmer of Manitoba and Dennis Belair at of the second round. Snslcatc'iicw.'in's title when Denis Fnvcl ol Punnichy. son ac'Jmitled was a lot tougher than he thought it would bo Arneson attacked Buckle's body in the first round, hut Buckle came back in the sec- ond and at times it looked as though Arneson was in trouble. However, in the third round, Ameson floored Buckle with a left hook and forced him to take an eight count. Buckle was again forced to take a stnndirc; eight corn1 later in the round and Ihc judges awarded Arneson the, defeated Manitoba's Louis ohampifmsh'p in a unanimous j Prince on a unanimous decision. I ui the 112-pound ;