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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDOi May Think Carlyl Think Ahead. Now Is HM to lor CHRISTMAS IN HAWAI11974 Contact... ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE321-3201 The Herald Sports Lethbridge club growing in participation Motorcycling is for the entire family nowadays By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer 'We're not just a bunch of long-haired with black leather riding c-hoppeis through the says Johnny promotion director of the Lethbridge Motorcycle Club simplv want to promote the sport of motorcycling at an organized adds club president Morris Soenen Motorcycling a sport which has been extremely popular in has recenth mushroomed to become the second largest speed event in the United States Cycling attracts thousands of spectators theie but is only starting to catch on in Canada In Canada Southern Alberta has dlwavs bhown a large degree of interest Until iwo yearb ago the Lethbridge club had more members than any other such organization in the country savs Lethbridge currently has more bikes per capita than any other city m Alberta Still he laments the fact that the sport is struggling in this country In Europe if you are you get invited 10 pai ticipate in various international rallies They pay you to as well as taking care of tiavelhng expenses On top of you have the chance to win prize money In the I S the arrival of 60 and 80 c c on the rnarket has opened up the sport to youngsters as young as four and live years ol age 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 1963. and 'became affiliated with the national Canadian Motorcycle Association one year later Presently there are 46 and is open to male or who owns a motorcycle and is either 18 years of age or has a CM A 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 ot involvement in the club Says Zaremba 'although 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 addition the club often goes camping or lor a trail ride in the foothills or Lakers looking The President of Lethbridge Lakers a semi professional base- ba'i team said Wednesday he had met with representatives of two Montana member of thf pionefi baseball league Heno I said the' mt-fti'igs with Earle Garrison and Logan Ilurlheri oi the Great Falls Giants a n d unnamed spokesmen for thf Billings Mustangs weic to disfiijis the possible of I ethbridge into the four 10am Pi onPCI League in 1975 There is a lot of .nterest in the Pioneer League among I.ethbiidge baseball fans he said I-izzi s club presently plays in a en-team loop with members located in other Albeita cities The Pioneer League a class C minor league baseball has membeib in Ogden Utah and Idaho Falls 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 Labatt s Brewery and CHKC Radio the three day event is a 54- hole modal play event This year s tourney will sec i field of VA of the best amateur golfers in all with a handicap of three or battle it out along with 127 other talented 8 m J Reid L Colwell H FleTinq I Gurne 8 56 A T Smith J W rhnn 06 n i V Allreii C Allen L Xdipwioi her W Wyht '4 d m J Whiteldw K Sissons F O Npal A Ssvich a J2 i rr R I urrtit B Dunbar 'j Pi ity K 9 a rn D Brown L V R lull 9 38 j rn H Andrcaclu k T W'lHoi M B Orddco 4b A m U Wilson J Ionics U tiutL 4 VJ A m B B Hiokp I Hyrn B riirrurcisor1 Defending champion Keith Alexander of Calgaiy is back in the told as aie the likes of Doug Teiry Kimmel Hob Biadburn Alex Muirell Cliff Stroh and Don Graham A horse rare will highlight Monday's ar-tion The opening draw is as follows CHINOOK DRAW 7 20 a m -ATienton B C Bovyprv H C opfldild 7 JO m A 1 heiscen J D I fhorhnus T JR .a in El Cole R Tucke K Strain an 13 Henderson 46 i m J lonkin G P'uhi J Vallnp N OnufiyrnuK 7 M an 1 A Mi I jnn n Johnson L Tait am F Herbrik P M'rlpy H Graham H Wilh3-riD n 10 i m Mother S Slavifh R Ftfler V Toth 818am M Nelson R Wnolinoft F Milnlik R Wishnevski S a i Dzurpn D Woodman I Wood H Brown 8 34 3 m STARTER b fj 4-3 5 m H DeGroot J Bodnaruk A Santa T Hunt CCM Concord 10 Speed Bikes r 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. South 327-3221 10 02 A m SIAHTenfi 1010 -im --H Ully W Ye-rtu K OCiMdy C Scott I 0 11 m R Morion E liiyjrfHa i. 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CB2-WAY RADIO SYSTEMS 419-5th Street 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 ol 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 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 trial and cross-country races Aside from the promotion of organized recreational 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 In 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 snowmobiling in the winter months would take some of the pressure off the city comments Zaremba also indicated a willingness to instruct kids in the safety and operation of a machine But right now 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 At the time that the proposal was submitted city council expressed a favorable reaction to says Zaremba but nothing has come of it so far We re still hoping The sport is starting to boom and we would like to have the facilities to accommodate it You tig member Thirteen-year Meere challenges the hnl McLeod played Cougars trail by two By JOHN KOROBANIK CHICAGO Houston goaltender Don McLeod had going my way Wednesday night as the smothered Chicago Cougars 6- 1 for a 2-0 lead in the World Hocfcev 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 a long drive by Frankie Rocnon that found its way into the corner of the net The Cougars were unable to produce any sustained pressure in the Houston end in tho few brief spurts vvnen triey did come to lite. McLeod simply too good was just fantastic Houston coarh Bill Dineen said of the leading netminder in the WHA this season He's one of the biggest reasons we re here right now Another reason why the Aeros lead is their potent power 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 plav that hasn't scored in 10 opportunities in the first two gameb don t know whether it's their ability to kill them or our inability but thev're certainly Hank Amundson named Beny oi thi wWPWFwIPI W W iMnBwWPNiB IWil SijMmin if tar 1874. Hmk MteiM to IN ncsds iN wUhM Ml MitMnrs at wtrkt to urvi ihM. Mhritt M fM It tilMl lny yoj'11 fit. BBY CKVROLfT OLDSMOHAE Mdln Qttrnfft and Showroom OK Supermarket Let PHONE 321-1101 CORRECTION In Hoyt't ad that ap- peared in the eeetion of The May the ALL FISHING LURES Should Have Read off ALL GAPEN RICKS AND IMPORT FLIES Should Have Read Va Price Inetead of off appeared Sporting Qooda Dept. 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Level 7th Street Shopping MaH Alberta Phone 321-7411 ADDING MACHINES Junior ball has Parker excited By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer Russ Commissioner of the new Southern Alberta Junior Baseball was in Lethbridge yesterday to speak to a press conference about the junior loop The which is made up of two teams from Calgary as well as entries from High 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. 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 its kind in western Canada provides another step along the player's baseball career and an intermediate level between minor baseball and the AMBL It will also enable the development of Canadian ballplayers while turning out some entertaining baseball for the fans 1 think people will be pleasantly sui prised by the not letting our guys get in close all our shots on the power have come from the point On the power play you have to have the ability to get in front of the goal Tn three manpower- advantage situations Wednesday the Cougars managed only a handful of shots on McLeod and only one a bad-angle shot by Rosaire Paiement. was not from the point DOWNTOWN calibre of baseball these teams will says Parker we will develop some Canadian talent for the an area where some of the especially in are hurting Meanwhile the Lethbridge Miners announced the signing of four more players for the 1974 season. Greg a 20-year- old played part of last season with the Lethbridge Lakers 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 the 16- year-old youngster moves up from Senior Little League with a fine batting eye. Curtis Klovansky is an 18- Jear-old southpaw pitcher He Irows the ball hard and has 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 locals The Miners will open their home season on June 2 at Henderson Park against the Calgary Jr Giants TIRE SPOR T NATIONAL Montr P NPW 1 S an H rfrii Sdn TODAYS NHW l at 4 y H idoi rhiurtgo r rilling Hi FMtiburqh Brett Atlanu Morton It at Sjn Dieqo lioclftJ .on Monti p 11 I oi r 1- Philaijplpim Cirlton WEDNESDAY'S HfcSLILTS Sin F run 000 000 O.'l Ciniin 000 I Ox Fliddlpv WillMin Wilkiuqhby and Fluriulnh NPhnn Borbon jnd He nth SanFian SpeiPi C n Benc h MontiP-al 000 001 S H 1 Phlla 101 000- 4 0 o Renko luylor Walkpi antll-ootp Ruthwri Sir an e and Roone First Houston 000 061 000- 7 P 3 I OS Anq 000 370 01x -II Onfffm Nagv roisch I lohnson Si hpiman and M May John Houqh H 1i Mai shall slid Yeagpr HRs Hoo Cedeno UA Crawford Second Houston 100 100 000 2 b 0 Uos 030 11 1 KoniPWny SrhPirnan and C Johnson nnd l-prquson HRs Fprquson New York 000 000 001-1 P 0 St Louis 100 002 ldx-10 16 I Koosrnan Millei MiGraw MrGlothpn and Simmons HR Smith Heintzelnr-in Chi 000 000 000 8 2 Pitts 100 000 100 000 t 0 Hooton Bonham and Mitterwaid Rookrr Guisti Kiion and Singuillen MINOR LEAGUE Pacihr Coast Tarorna 6 i Tucson Phofnix fi-b Spokane 4 T Intermtional Syracuse 6 Pnwtucket 5 Richmond 4 Charleston 1 IPr 8 Toledo 4 Texas Jenkins at Kansas City Busby Oakland Holtzman at Chicago Wood WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS DPtroit 002 020 14 1 New York 003 200 9 1 Tollman Hiller and Moses Lyle arid IVmpsey HR Minnesota 000 000 2 0 Chu iqn 010 000 5 0 Hlylevtni anil Borgmann RitirisHri Jrid Herrmann Calilurnn 000 000 010 1 9 0 00.1 OOn 10x- h 0 Ryjn M ly mil Hndr Clyde anri Atunta 101 o1o ooo i a o Sdn Oioqo 000 000 000 -0 i 1 RtVd t jpia II Gentry Fnsslla dnd Oatci Freisplhen lornlin MrAndiew and Kendall HR All Boston 010 010 q 1 Cleveland 010 10 0 Manchal Di-aqo and Fisk Klmp B Jot nso-i Wilcox Duncnn HRs Bos- Pptuxelh Caiqo Fisk Milwaukee 101 201 000 1 Baltimore 003 100 OOx-b 9 T Slaton Bt II Kotipl and Portpi Mi Mlp'son 141 Reynolds H and Willians HR Mil Miy WORLD HOCKEY LEASUE Serian 6 W L F A Houston 20934 Chiraqo 0 P j 00 Result Wednesday Houston 6 Chicaqo 1 SCORING LEADERS C Walton M Lund H Backstrorrt Hovif H Labossif-ip H Carleton T Paiomenl C Huqhes H Connelly M 6 A 10 8 7 11 1 14 8 9 6 1 7 13 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. 402 1st Ave. S. 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