Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
-Wednesday, May U, 1970 THI LETHBRIDGt HERALD 15 ANDY CAPP 'E ME WHAT WOULTS APPENTHE NEXT TIME'esw Wings Go Down Fighting Canadians Win Title MONTREAL (CP) At the beginning of this junior hockey season, people were wondering whether Montreal Junior Cana- ELECTED Jim Speci- men was elected president of the Lethbridge Curling Club Tuesday. Speelnian Cm-ling Club President Jim Speelman will conduct the duties of president for the 1970 Lethbridge curling sea- son. Tuesday evening at a gener- al meeting, attended by some 150 members of the Lethbridge Curling Club, Speelman was elected to succeed Ray Culley. Joining Speelman on the 1970 executive will be Dennis Kjeld- gaard as first vice president and Darwin Linn, second wee- president. Other board mem- bers include Enso Baceda, Harry Hudson, Llye Davis, Cliff Forty, Les Purdy, Jim Reid and Cleas Schweitzer1. While the election of a new executive held most of the spotlight the new executive did make one important decision. It was decided Tuesday night that the dues, at per mem- ber, will not be raised for the coming year. diens could repeat as Memorial vchampions after losing sight players from their 1969 team. Their questions were an- swered Tuesday night as the Junior Oanadiens captured then- second consecutive national jun- ior hockey title by defeating Weyburn Red Wings of the Sas- k a t c h e w a n Junior Hockey league 6-5 to win the best-of- seven final series 4-0. "They were a good team and we had to work to beat said Canadiens coach Roger Be- dard. "I'm glad this thing is finally over. After a while it is tough for players to get up for games. It's about time the season ended." Bedard and general manager Phil Wimmer were both doused wilh champagne, and Bedard and a few reporters were given free showers by the jubilant Montreal players. 'WE NEVER QUIT' Stan Dunn, coach of the Red Wings, said: "I'm proud of the way my guys played. They gave it all they had. We were beaten by a pretty good hockey club, but we never quit against them." The Red Wings spotted Mon- treal a 2-0 lead in the first pe- riod of Tuesday's game and then came up with four consecu- tive goals in the second period to grab a 4-2 lead. But before the second ended, Montreal tied the score 44 and went on to grab a 6-4 lead by of the third period. CAME TOO LATE Red Wings' John Rogers made it 6-5 with remaining in the final period, but it was too little, too late. Leading Montreal's offence was Normand Gratton with three goals. Bob Lalonde, Gil- bert Perreault and Hartland Monahan were the other marks- men. Wendell Bennett, Larry Gi- roux, Bob Miller and Garnet Currie scored the other Wey bum goals. The Canadiens became the ninth OHA team to win the Memorial Cup in the last 11 years and the third team to win the cup two consecutive years. Oshawa Generals in 1939 am 940 and Toronto Marlboros In 955 and 1956 were the other double winners. 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The eight point moved Leo Singers into secon place in the league, thre points behind Parsons, Bernie Carrier of Ktaiura took low gross honors as h toured the par 34 outside nin in 35 while Aki Oshiro of Ba tedo's had the low net with 3 The Lethbridge Herald too the low team net as Jim Res Don McLean, Doug Sandber and Hay LeGrandeur turner, in a total of 149. LAKESIDE Parsons................... Leo Singers.................. Owens South Alta. Co-op......... Bastedos...... Pahulies Safeways.................. CHEC Fraches..................... Dorigattls Flemings................... Kimuras.................... Boise Cascade.............. The Herald.................. A and W Walkers.................... By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ernie Banks had reached an- her plateau while Richie Allen reaching for the sky. The 39-year-old Banks banged s 500lh career homer Tuesday helping Chicago Cubs edge tlanta Braves 4-3 in 11 innings. Allen unloaded a 450-foot blast lat carried more than 60 feet wve the wall to lead St. Louis ardinals to a 9-5 triumph over hiladelphia Phillies. "I don't know about distance and all said Allen the nee-unhappy Phillie, "but 1 vill say there's nothing too good or the fans of St. Louis." In other National League ames Cincinnati Reds topped Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3, San Mego Padres edged San Fran- cisco Giants 6-5, Houston Astros owned Los Angeles Dodgers 8- and New York Mets beat Mon- real Expos 84. In slamming his llth homer f the season and third in three games, Allen joined four others vho have reached the upper eck in St. Louis. Willie Mc- Covey, Orlando Cepeda, Mike Shannon and Deron Johnsor were others who accomplished the feat. DROVE IN FOUR Allen, whose blast came with a man aboard in the fifth, gave be Cards a 6-5 lead after they lad trailed 5-1. Joe Hague anc illen drove in four runs apiece vljile Lou Brock collected four ills in backing Chuck Taylor's our-hit relief pitching through even innings. Bank's homer came in the econd inning off Pat Jarvis for lis third, of the season, putting lim with eight others in the 500-club, headed by Babe Ruth's 714. He admitted that the pressure o hit No. 500 was getting to him 'I was thinking about it on and off the field almost all the said the man who socket lis first homer on Sept. Ron Santo's scratch single with the bases loaded in th- This Year, Fly Suzuki- TC-90 BLAZER TRAIL BIKE 8 speeds 11 h.p. Single cylinder valve engine Long travel front forks 8.7" clearance Knobby tirei BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd S. Phone 327-3221 "Serving South Alberta for Over 30 Years" Minnesota Gamble Doesn't Pay OH Cubs' Banks Reaches Home Run Plateau 1th pulled the Cubs past At- anta. Billy Williams hit his 12th homer of the year to send the ;ame into extra innings. The iraves' Rico Carty extended his lilting streak to 30, seven short of Tommy Holmes' league mark. Cincinnati's Jim Merrill pitched a four-hitter against Pittsburgh to become the ma- first seven-game winner iis year. Lee May belted a tie- breaking homer in the seventh and Johnny Bench delivered a two-run shot in the ninth. Rob- erto Clemente homered for the Pirates. Wilh Minncsola runners on firsl and Ihird and Harmon Kil- lebrew at bal, the Twins had all the makings of a pat hand. But when Twins manager Bill Rigney placed his bet, Balti- more Orioles scooped up an- other stack of chips. Pele Richert, summoned from the bullpen in the midst of a ninth inning Minnesota uprising Tuesday night, stranded the tying run at third by wiping out Killebrew and Twins baserun- ner Rod Carew pitch to save a 54 victory for the torrid Ori- oles. Richert fired a third strike past Killebrew, and Carew was doubled trying to steal second for the final out, giving the Ori- oles their eighth straight vic- tory. "I gambled they wouldn't Canadians Lose Again SARAJEVO, Yugoslavia (CP- AP) Italy crushed Canada 84-69 in a B group qualifying game of the world amateur bas- ketball championships Tuesday despite a game-high 31 points by Bob Molinski of the Univer- sity of British Columbia. In the section Tuesday, the United States overwhelmed Aus- tralia 9942 to join Czechoslova- kia from the A group, the host Yugoslavian, team and four other clubs from groups B and C in the tournament finals which begin in Ljubljana Satur- day. The Czechs edged Cuba 82-80 and the Soviet Union whipped Panama 110-52 in a C group qualification match Tuesday. The B and C finalists have not been decided yet. In a lacklustre game, the Ital- ians poured it on to run away with the contest after Canada had tied the score at 60-60 early in the second half. Behind Molinski of North Van couver, B.C., in the Canadian scoring statistics were Simon Fraser University's Bill Robin- son and Derek Sankey of UBC, each with 10 points, Ron Thor- sen of UBC with nine; John Haddon of the University of To- ronto with six Race Results strike out said Rig- ney, who had flashed tire steal sign to Carew. "They're all ousy plays when they don't work." While Baltimore maintained its six-game lead in the Ameri- can League East, the Twins slipped into second place in the West, one game behind Califor- nia Angels, who rallied for the tour ninth inning runs to nip Boston 6-5. Oakland Athletic stopped Washington Senators 5-3 in 11 innings; New York Yankees downed Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 and Chicago White Sox whipped Detroit Tigers 7-2 in other AL action. Kansas City was rained out at Cleveland. 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