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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LCIMBHIUUK Think Think Ahead. Now MM time to register for CHRISTMAS IN HAWAI11974 Contact... ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 321-3201 Herald Sports Lethbridge club growing in participation Motorcycling is for the entire family nowadays By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer re not just a bunch of long-haired hippies with black leather riding choppers through the says Johnny promotion director of the Lethbndge Motorcycle Club simply want to promote the sport of motorcycling at an organized adds club president Morns Soenen a sport which has always been extremely popular in has recently mushroomed to become the second largest speed event in the United States Cycling attracts thousands of spectators there but is only starting to catch on in Canada In Southern Alberta has always shown a large degree of interest Until two years the Lethbridge club had more members than any other such organization in the country says Lethbridge currently has more bikes per capita than any other city in Alberta Still he laments the fact that the sport is struggling in this country In Europe if you are you get invited to participate in various international rallies They pay you to as well as taking care of travelling expenses On top of you have the chance to win prize money In the U S the arrival of and 80 c c bikes on the market has opened up the sport to youngsters as young as four and five years of and is partly responsible for the booming interest in competitive cycling Local cyclists are hoping a similar development will occur in this area The Lethbridge Motorcycle Club hopes to accommodate the increased interest in an organized fashion The club began 17 years ago It was incorporated by the provincial Societies Act in and became affiliated with the national Canadian Motorcycle Association one year later Presently mere are 46 and is open to male or who owns a motorcycle and is either 18 years of age or has a CMA competition license Meetings are held every Thursday at the clubhouse on the club's lease land just above the Sanitary Landfill During the summer the meetings start at 9 p and all interested persons are invited to attend The membership figure does not really indicate the amount of involvement in the club Says the wives and kids may choose not to join as they are usually involved m some way Wives help out at the and we sometimes have little races for the kids So it's a family affair In the club often goes camping or for a trail ride in the foothills or Lakers looking The President of the Lethbndge a semi-professional base- ball team said Wednesday he had met with representatives oi two Montana member of the pioneer baseball league Reno Lizzi said the meetings with Earle Garrison and Logan Hurlbert of the Great Falls Giants and unnamed spokesmen for the Billings Mustangs were to discuss the possible entry of Lethbridge into the four team Pioneer League in 1975 There is a lot of interest in the Pioneer League among Lethbridge baseball Fans he said Lizzi s club presently plays in a seven-team loop with members located in other Alberta cities The Pioneer a class C minor league baseball has members in Utah and Idaho Idaho as well as the two Montana cities Chinook Classic is all set to go What is probably the classiest field in the brief history of the Chinook Classic golf tournament is all set to go this weekend at Henderson Lake Golf Club Sponsored by Labatt's Brewery and CHEC Radio the three day event is a 54- hole medal play event This year s tourney will see a field of 33 of the best amateur golfers in all with a handicap of three or battle it out along with 127 other talented shotmakers Defending champion Keith Alexander of Calgary is back in the fold as are the likes of Doug Terry Bob Alex Chff Stroh and Don Graham A horse race will highlight Monday's action The opening draw is as follows CHINOOK DRAW 7 20 a m A Trenton B Leader C Bowery H Copeland 7 30 a m A Theissen J Innes D Ross J Thorlacms 7 38 a m B Cole B Tucker K Seaman B Henderson 7 46 a m J Jenkins G Probe J Yallop N Onofrychuk 7 54 a m T Dawson A McCann D Johnson L Tail B 02 a m F Herbnk P Morley B Graham B Williams 8 10 a TI J Mother S Slavich R Effler V Toth 818am M Nelson R Woohcrofl E Mihalik R Wishnevski 8 26 a m L Dzuren D Wood-nan L Wood H Brown 8 34 a m STARTER S TIME 8 42 a m H DeGroOt J Bodnaruk A Santa T Hunt CCM Concord 10 Speed Bikes Lightweight 10 speed All sizes Men's and Ladies' April 1st List Price SAVE J12995 WE NEED YOUR TRADE-INS BUDGET TERMS AVAILAbLE BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. Ave. South Phone 327-3221 B 50 a m J Reid L Colwell H Fleming L Currie 8 58 a m A Takasaki T Smith J Evans W Thrun 9 06 a m V Allred C Allen L Kanewischer W Wyhe 914am J Whitelaw K Sissons F O Neal A Savich 9 22 a m R Forrest B Dunbar G Perry K Sharrait 9 30 a m D Brown L Morrison V Johnson R lull 9 38 a m R Andreachuk T Wilder M Mills B Geddes 9 46 a m D Tillotson J Wilson J Tomes D Butts 9 54 a m B Wiese B Hicke L Flynn B Richardson 10 02 a m STARTER S TIME 1010am R Ully W Yercha K O Grady C Scott 1018am R Morton E Ingarheld E Afaganis J Kenwood 1026am R Guzzi C Roemsch B MacDonald K MacDonald 1034arn F Sovka K Sagert D Connolly R Gillett 10 42 a m D Marker S Allred T Gelleny P Adderson 1050am R Smith A Rowntree B Traber 10 58 a m R Rempel B McDougall K Woiosyn G Beckie 1106am T Filuk W Ranson K Bright B Townsend 1114am R Kendall H Ritchie R Bruchet B Karbashewski 1122am B Greenberg B Bell R Berlando B Grant 1130am STARTERS TIME 11 38 a m P Kenwood J Jen- kmson B Jones G Nyhoff 11 46 am B Van Hooser C Drake D Rice B Babki 1154 am L Hermanutz A Oshiro A Squarebnggs I Barby 12 02 p m R Kramer B Snowden A Wachowich H Cox 1210 pm E Ferguson J Lee M Bilhs D Manery 1218pm E Bastedo J Tarnava B Kmniburgh W Golia 1226pm H Koch T Wilson J Furlong B Seely 1234pm D Gibbs M WoKer D Walker J Sheldon 1242pm STARTERS TIME 1250pm E Wilder R Folk K Alexander D Graham 1258pm J Cone T Kimmel C Stroh' L Scott 1 06 p m K Wasslen R Torgerson L Brayton R Bannister 114 pm G MacLellan D Bloom K Tamke D Buker 1 22 p m J Toffan B Bailey J Gallimore A Murrell 1 30 p m A MacDonald L Parks R Alexander D Silverberg 1 38 p m J Loftus G Karch B Gancheff 1 46 p m B Simmonds G Laurie W Aiken 1 54 p m N Gray D Ladell T Nicol ANGLO Sells... CB2-WAY RADIO SYSTEMS 419-5th Strttt S and anyone associated with the club can go along the as a is forced to lean towards the competition says President Soenen put on races and try to make some money to facilitate other aspects of the club We built a bought a public address and we have to lease our 80 acres of land north of the city are also expanding our dirt track from one-third to one-half mile this summer All of these things take money There are plenty of competitive events at which the club can direct itself There will be nearly 50 CMA sanctioned events in Alberta in sponsored by the 11 affiliated clubs in the province A sanctioned event is one which is run according to CMA rules and is insured by the federal organization Spectators as well as riders are insured against any possible injury at the and all entrants in speed events must have racing licenses The sport's growing popularity is evidenced by the number of entries in local race events Sixty-one riders competed in the hillchmb event last weekend while over 100 are expected for this Sunday's moto cross race These events are just two of 10 that the Lethbridge club is sponsoring this season Other events include flat and dirt track races trial and cross country races Aside from the promotion of organized recieational and competitive the club is very concerned with the public image of the sport locally Members are conscious of the fact that city officials are annoyed at kids racing up and down the streets This problem results from a lack of space for organized recreational says Zaremba IM early the locals put forth a proposal to the City of Lethbridge to the effect that if the City would purchase 300 acres of land in the area where the club now the members would organize and regulate the use of the land for motorcycling in the and snowmobilmg in the winter months would take some of the pressure off the citv comments Zaremba also indicated a willingness to instruct kids in the safety and operation of a machine But right there is just not enough room to undertake this type of program The club land must be restricted to members in order to avoid the confusion and danger which would result from overcrowding the area with motorcycles A.t the time that the proposal was submitted city council expressed a favorable reaction to it says but nothing has corne of it so far We re still hoping The sport is starting to boom here and we would like to have the facilities to accommodate it Young member Tliirteen-year Meere challenges the hill McLeod played Cougars trail by two By JOHN KOROBANIK CHICAGO Houston goaltender Don McLeod had going my Wednesday night as the Aeros smothered Chicago Cougars 6- 1 for a 2-0 lead in the World Hockey Association playoff fi- nal That lead is more commanding when considering the next three games are scheduled for Houston this Sunday if Monday McLeod faced 27 stop- ping the first 26 before he fanned on the last shot of the 3 long drive by Frankie Rochon that found its way into the corner of the net The Cougars were unable to produce any sustained pressure in the Houston end in the few brief spurts wnen tney aid come to McLeod was simply too good 'He was just Houston coach Bill Dmeen said of the leading netminder in the WHA this one of the biggest reasons we re here right now Another reason why the Aeros lead is their potent power play and Chicago's lack of one don't really know what we have to do to get it Chicago coach Pat Stapleton said of his power play that hasn't scored in 10 opportunities in the first two games don't know whether it's their ability to kill them or our but they're certainly not letting our guvs Ret m close Almost all our on the powpr have come from the point On the powei play you have to have the ability to get in front of the goal In three manpower- advantage situations Wednesday the Cougais managed only a handful of shots on McLeod and onlv one a bad-angle shot by Rosaire was not from the point Hank Amundson named Beny of the BMf CbtvnM OHmatHi It atsttal li IMNIMI Hut Siltsfflin UN Mflntfe tor AprN. 1974. Hmk U MiutMl ti ntsds tut wttkN if Mi GMtmiri at wtrks hird to Mrvi IHM. iMci ti yn li ti M wttk Bmy... ynll BENY-fll. BOY CHEVROLET OLDSMOBLU Main Oarage and Showroom OK Supermarket Lot PHONE 328-1101 CORRECTION In Hoyt's ad that ap- peared in the section of The May the items ALL FISHING LURES Should Have Read off ALL GAPEN RICKS AND IMPORT FLIES Should Have Read Va Price Instead of off as appeared Sporting Dept. Phone 327-5767 DOWNTOWN LETHMINE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Alberta Phone 321-7411 j ADDING MACHINES Junior ball has Parker excited By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer Russ Commissioner of the new Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League was in Lethbridge yesterday to speak to a press conference about the junior loop The which is made up of two teams trom Calgary as well as entries from High Vauxhall and begins its inaugural campaign this Sunday with five games scheduled The local Junior Miners open their season in Calgary with a doubleheader against the Golden Spikes Parker former Alberta Major Baseball League is enthusiastic about the new league and hopes it will fulfil a role similar to that of junior hockey It is the only league of itb kind m western Canada 'It provides another btep along the player s baseball career and an intermediate level between minor baseball and ihe AMBL It will also enable the development of Canadian ballplavers while turning out some entertaining baseball for the fans I think people will be pleasantlv surprised by the calibre of baseball these teams will says Parker we will develop some Canadian talent for the AMBL an area where some of the especially in Calgary are hurting Meanwhile the Lethbridge Miners announced the signing of four more players for the 1974 season Greg a 20-year old centrefielder played part of last season with the Lethbi idge His strong arm and big bat are expected to play important roles in the Miners success in 1974 Catching this season for the Miners is Greg Kveder A real fireball on the field the 16 year old youngster moves up from Senior Little League with a tine batting eye Curtis Klovansky is an 18- Jear old southpaw pitcher He ijrowb the ball hard and has excellent contiol and should give opposing batters a rough time this summer Expected to anchor the staff is 22-year old Allan Korth He is a strong right hander whose experience should prove extremely valuable to the loc als The Miners will open their hume reason on June 2 at Henderson Park against the Calgary Jr Giants ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W Muritifvil SI Lour Phllddflphu Chic aqn Ntw York Pitlobuujh 1 l H 14 1U Weal Pel SBL 44B 4.M I 0 F rant i4 CjIMi inn Jti Houston Atl San Oieqo r 24 7riD 541 f B 511 a 10 Vifi 14 i Pet GBL I uui a t 4 7 TODAYS GAMES New York Stonf Curti' ago Frailmq m PitWuirqh Ore-It Atlant i Morton it Sin qo Irodfcdson M o n t r c 1 1 1 u 1 1 p 1 PhiUdi Iphi3 Cailton WEDNESDAYS RESULTS Sin Crui 000 O'l dm in JD1 000 lOx Dradlty Williams Wnloughby IIHJ Rudolph H i Nelson Horbnn 1111.1 BPmh HHs bAn Fran Bonds Spein tin Btnrri MontrtMl 400 000 001 5 0 1 PhiL.1 101 000 4 q Rpnko Taylor and Foote Huthven So urn dnd Roone Houston 000 061 000- 7 1 Los Ang 000 170 01 x Grifffm Naqv I oisrh J Johnson Schprmari M May Joiin Houqn MaishdH tnd Yeagei HRs Hou Odeno LA Crawford Second Houston 100 100 2 b 0 Los Anqtles 030 10 11 1 Konierzny Scherman and C Johnson Rau 11 and Ferguson HRh Garvpy FVrquson Now Yoik 000 000 1 fl 0 St Louis 100 002 10 1G I Koosman Miller McGnw MrGlothfin and Simmons HR Simmons Smith Hemtzelrmn Milner Chi 200 000 000 000 B Pitts 100 000 100 000 9 0 Hooton Bonham and Mitterwald Hooker Kison and Sanquillen MINOR LEAGUE Pacific Coast Tacoma 6 1 Turson 0 2 Phoenix Spokane 4 3 i national Syracuse 6 Pawtuckpt 5 Richmond 1 Charleston i pr 8 Toledo 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE Ea8t W L 1S 14 Ujltimoir K 10 t 1 fi 1 t Idiid Ho ton hn Jijo O iklTrid 11 Xd C jlifornii Kins j j City TODAY'S GAMES VJ li nkins at Kins j II iMM-inil uChicigo WuoH fi M WEBNESDAYS RESULTS nptnilt 004 OiO 1 10 b I4 1 N. w Yoik 001 ''no 000 i olf in in HHlPi jruJ Must Iidiow I ylf -vid Upmpsf HR Di-M Hor'iri Mmnfon 000 000 000 0 0 Chicjijo 010 000 000- I 0 Hlylt-vtri ami Borqrnaiin FU'm and Hfirmann 000 000 010 1 u 0 Irxi'- 001 000 30x b 7 0 RyJIi Mw and Rodnqufv Clydi H Oi and Sur Atlanta 101 010 000- 3 80 Sin Diego 000 000 000 -0 T 1 Fltfd Capia fiend v Fnvl'a ind Odtfs Freiselbfn Tomlin McAndrew and Kendall uri Atl fian Bo .tori 010 7 9 i Cleveland 'OO 010 10 0 Diaqo and Fisk Klu e El lohnson Wile ox and Duncan HRs Bos Petrorelli Carqo Milwaukee 101 000 T 12 1 Baltir-ioip 003 100 OOx-G 1 Bell KobH and Poiter MrNally leffeison and Williams HR Mil- Miy WORLD HOCKEY LEAGUE W Houston 2 Chicaqo 0 Result WPdn Houston 6 Chicaqo i SCORING LEADERS Walton M Lund H Backs'rom Mirk Howp labossicip T Paie-nent 0 Hucihes H Ccnnplly M G 10 7 4 8 6 2 8 7 6 A Pie 90 P 18 18 18 17 14 1 13 6 13 7 13 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. 402 1st S. 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