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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 TOI UTHMIDGI HJRA1D Tuttdoy, HEAD TABLE GUESTS GATHER BEFORE DINNER-Three head table guests, and three members of the Taber Civic Centre Building Fund Satur- day just before supper. With a portion of the new arena at their backs the guests are, left to right, Al Balding, in front, Ken McDonald, Red Storey, Frank Andruski, Pat Shimbashi, the dinner chairman and Colin Oddie. Taker's Civic Centre A Thing To Behold It Was A Case Of Love At First Sight By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer "Amazing, outstanding, truly unbelievable." Such was the description of the Taber Civic Centre Satur- day evening. edifice, which will carry the name of the Taber Civic Centre, that was the main topic of con- politi- Some 600 southern Alberta sports fans were on hand Sat- urday as the wraps were taken off of the new Civic Centre and it was like a gathering of a mutual admiration society. Saturday evening marked the Taber Civic Centre Building Fund Sweepstakes and Celebri- ties Dinner and when it was all over it was totally agreed upon that the people of Tabef had outdone themselves. While the d i n n e r, which at- tracted some of the top names in sports, politics and show bus- iness, served as a reason for the gathering, it was the new Bombers Win Opener Lethbridge Bombers started off their 1970 Southern Alberta Soccer League season on the right foot Sunday. Bombers travelled to Taber and took an easy 7-0 victory from the Taber United club. Simon Knodel, Alan Wiersma, and Frank DeGroot had two goals apiece for the winners while Ron DeGroot finished off the scoring with a singleton. Lethbridge Royals, who had versation. From start to finish, cian to athlete, very little else was said that didn't pertain to the Civic Centi'e. Henry Viney of Calgary was the master of ceremonies and after taking the microphone at following dinner, it was the start of an almost endless stream of congratulations to the people of Taber. Frank Andruski led things off following brief addresses by the Honorable H. A. Bud Olson, Fed- eral Minister of Agriculture, Ray Speaker, Minister of Social Development and Premier Harry Strom of Alberta. Red Storey, former Canadian Football League great and Na- tional Hockey League official, Harold Mandeville, of rodeo fame, Al Balding, one of Can- ada's top professional golfers, Nancy Gr'eene Raine, a former world ski champion, and Rod Gilbert of the New York Rang- ers, took over after Andruski and added their delight in be- ing part of the opening cere- monies of the new Civic Centre. Andruski, of the Calgary Stampeders, was the first to praise people of Taber for the work they had done and assur- Taber Shoiv Outstanding Rodeo Best In Years TABER (HNS) rodeo in years" ord with four straight victories, opened their schedule with a convincing 6-1 win over the Medicine Hat Cantanlinis. John Fcraradas fired home four goals for the winners wliile singles went to Gus Fomradas and John Stropnik. Frank Ferretti scored the lone Medicine Hat goal on a penalty shot. "The best commented Taber Rodeo Association presi- dent Vance Jensen at the close of the two-day, one go-round event which included for the first time chuck wagon races, pony style. More than people pass- ed through the gates, most of (hose on Monday, filling the stands to overflowing. Conces- sions and midway attractions added to the enjoyment of pa- trons. The 30th annual Taber rodeo was officialy opened by MLA Douglas Miller, followed by. the crowning of 1970 rodeo queen Miss Janet Megyes by retiring monarch Miss Judy CoUett. In the rodeo events, Anie Johnson of Cut Bank, Montana was the big money winner, post- ing the best time in the calf roping event in which there were 44 contestants. His time was 11.5 seconds. Event winners were: Bareback bronc riding: Happy Teg> art, Calgary and Derek Pills, cochrane lied with 63 points, Bob Harlell, Strath, more. Saddle bronc riding: George Myron, Edmonton 64 points, Tom Bews, Long- ey Perin, Ponoka and Leo- nard Little Bear, Cardston tied. Steer wrestling: Dick McPeak, Park- land 7.1 sec., Stan weatherley, Botha, Lynn Jensen, Taber. Calf roping: Arnie Johnson, Cut Bank, Montana 11.5 sec.. Pal McHugh, ton and Darrel Honkey, Hardisty third. EXPORT 'A Bull riding: John Dodds, Ponoka 66 polnls, Rockey Hubley, Merrit, B.C., Ernie Marshall, OkotokJ. The bull rid- ing featured a Taber youih, H year- old Bud Schmidt who scortd K In the contest. Wild cow milking: Fred Gladstone, Cardston 25.3 sec., Lorrii Wells, Dew- Inton, Bud VanCleave, Taber. Amateur saddle bronc riding: Jack Duce, Granum 62 points, Darrel Doran, Ponoka, Howard Ciaypool, Saskatoon, Sask. Ladies' Barrel race: Joy Duce, Gran- urn 15.3 sec., Geraldine McLaughlln, Plncher Creek, Ardelle Sebastian, Out- look, Sask. Pony chariot race, three heats: Lome Thompson, Medicine Haf, Murray Leo- nard, Medicine Hat, Don Fitrpstrlck, Pincher Creek. Pony chuckwagori race, Jhree heats: George Green, Pincher Creek, Bud Le- cuyer. Medicine Hat, Glen Shanti, Al- ANDY CAPP Briere Battling REGULAR AND KINGS Win up to GREENBACKS MONTREAL (CP) Michel Briere. 20-year-old rookie cen- tre with Pittsburgh Penguins the National 'Hockey League. was trying Monday to regain consciousness, a spokesmen for Notrc-Damc Hospital said. Briere was critically injured in a car accident Friday night. The spokesman quo'ed doc- tors as saying Briere's condi- tion Monday was "satisfactory1' acd without complications. He had undevpiv1'' flti r.rera- flcn early Saturday for re- moval cf a blood clot, apparent- ly resulting from the accident seven miles west of Malartic. Que., in which he was burled from a sports car. _ Two accompanying Mewls suffered fractures. The incident was complicated when the am- bulance taking Briere to Val d'Or struck and killed Ray- mond Perreault, 18, of Malar- due to bo married tic. Briere, this summer, was Pittsburgh's second choice in the NHL draft last year after collecting 75 goals and 86 assists with Shaw- Inigan Bruins of the Quebec Junior A Hockey League. ed them, those that were Cal- gary Fans, that the Stamped- ;rs would win it all this com- ng year. The Civic Centre truly caught the fancy of Storey. "I want this rirJc and com- plex shown to the psople of said Storey. "This is absolutely fantastic." Storey went on to say is would talk to the people of lockey Canada and see if some- hing couldn't be done to let he rest of the people of Can- ada know what was done by the reople of Taber. While Storey was enthusiastic such was also the case Nancy Greene Raine. After receiving the loudest and longest ovation of the even- ing the talented skier express- ed the fact that she was sure he slope of the roof over the curling rink and skating rink could be used as a ski slope :or beginners. Skiing in general, is suffering ii Canada according to Mrs. Raine and the fact that Canada missed out on the Winter Olym- pics in 1976 further adds to it. "It was a shame we missed getting the winter she said, "It could have meant great deal to us." The topic of conversation didn't change with either Balding or Rod Gilbert. For Balding, he was pleased to be able to look out and see the people who had done much. "This community Is b said Balding, "I saw their golf dub this morning and now this." With Gilbert he too was spell bound. "I come from a place aboul the same size" as Taber I've never seen anything like it." he commented. "It's won derful." Gilbert took time out to an- swer some earlier asked ques- tions on what happened to the Rangers. "Things don't always out the way you lie said, "you have to take the with the bad." "We had a couple of injuries late in the season that he added. Harold Mandeville, former rodeo great, completed sports portion of the di While an ice arena didn't mean that much to him be said it must be something because of the way everyone else talked about it. Miss Canada, Julie Maloney of Ottawa, and Morey Amster- dam completed the dinner list. Miss Canada was pleased to be in western Canada for Ihe first lime and offered her congratu- lations. Amsterdam sdded the finish- ing touches to the dinner and Icf! everyone smiling. Perhaps the biggest smile belonged to Pat Shimbashi, the dinner chairman. The building fund and Ihe Taber Civic Cen- tre have been his prize interest (or better than a year. He couldn't help but be pleased al the result of all his efforts. Golf Title To Trevhio's Tip FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) Homero Blancas cashed a Lee ahead of Gene Littler and revino, the former U.S. immediately went out that day and shot a 68 over UK Colo-li'tl Country Club course. Trcvino tip into the National :nvitalional golf noticed something rong with Blancas' swing IMng the tip, Blaneas pock- "I never thought I'd get beat- d en by another Tevino laughed. "The lesson I gave morning. "I told him he should move irougli the ball faster from the aist Trcvino the first prize tor lis greatest payday as a professional. Littler and Trevino won Homero only cost me I won't charge him though, he's one of the brothers." j Blancas, 32, charged said the tip helped im hit a slight fcde off the tee istead of a pull hook. "I just started turning each. "I'm very prcud of said fellow-Texan Trevino who seemed almost as happy ss if with a three-under-par 07 to win more and began hitting had won. with a 72 hole total of one more said Mexicans against one man? That poor Gene Lit- never had a Trev- Race said. Littler and Trevino both missed chances to send the into sudden death EDMONTON (CP1 Northlands Park race results Saturday: Fella, Miss Kaysuecon, Mainly oudiy, Claymore, Merry Blancas bogeyed the last hole. Treviio's 20-fcoter and lit- claiming, 4 year-olds and tt.soo victoria Day purse, 4 year 12-footer both slid past Klondike Cell (Barroby) 9.60, up, 7 hole after it appeared both 450; Bold Greek (Whittle) 5.80, Run (Norris} 4.90, 3.80, would fall. Chopstlck (Livingstone) Hill (Parsons) who trailed Trevino Time: 4-5. Timolene, Wild Toots, Primal., Swift Flutter Wimple Street, a shot when the day's play Beyond, Jimmy Justice also Eagle HIM, Empll's Largo turned the tournament Second claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 on the 16th-hole, a 200- claiming, 4-year-olds, 7 par three, when he holed Steel Hatter {Blllingsley) 3.90, 7.JO, S.20; Prince D'Raeburn (Barroby) S Ladles Trip (Parsons) 26.70, 35-foot chip with a wedge for 3.60; Denorco ('Morris) Spare Key 10J 1 n o p ttsburoh 001 400 7 14 Spencer (2) OaX Monday (4} a 450; Lady Kasha (Whittle) 7.50, Stron'mayer (1-0) (4) (3) Banrfo d Wee Celtic (Rasumussen and' Bateman; Giustt, city 000 TOO Ml 1 i- Time: Oirber (0-JI (4) Walker (8) ooo 3 3 1 Boutique Belle, Dance With A Glen's Rebel, Hungryhawk, Haydn's fl also ran. HRs: Mil Staub (4) Wine (2) Jones Fllzmorrls (3-1) (9) and Klrk-palrlck: JaneskI, Wood (10) and Hermann. HRS. Kelly claiming, 4-year-olds and MO IM T Cincinnati 001 Oil 20X- 5 9 Mt I 11 1 3 1 1-16 miles: Zorba (Stadnyk) 5.40, 3.50, 3.10; Foxy Bud (Coombs) 3.90, 3.30; Pride of (3-3) Priddy (7) Tlllman Merrill (8-2) and Bench. HRs: Cine Rose Perez "0 301 WO 1 Rooker (2-2) and Rodriguez; Johnson, Crider (7) Wood (2-3) (8) n (Hunt) Herrmann. HR: KC-Kelly Night' 'Tetralass, Hap Cleo, Sharon'! Star, Berngale also RESULTS Boston 6 Cleveland 2 New York 7 Detroit 4 (M 007 010 100 717 6 Kansas City 1 1MOO claiming, 4-year-olds, S Wilhelm (8) Kline (9) 11 Milwaukee 7 -C Nelbauer (0-2) (13) and 11 California 3 50 J.20; Wafnautt (W. Coombs) 3.00, Granger (8) Carroll (11) GUI etl (14) and Bench HRs: All 4 Washlnqtcn 3 MINOR LEAGUE SCORES Aaron (14) Rose (6) y Your'Evid) Fey, Anita D., May New York at Philadelphia ppd, Buffalo 5 Syracuse 2 1 RESULTS Pittsburgh 4 Montreal 4 Columbus 3 Toledo 4-1 Rochester 3-J callmlng, 4-year-elHl and 3 St. Louis 2 Cincinnati 2 Atlanta International (Glesbrecht] 22.70, York 6 Philadelphia t Syracuse 3 S 80; Tiger Tuff (Morris) 6.00, Francisco 5 Los Angeles 7 Louisville 2 ut Prince Lure (Coombs) 9 San Diego 9 Tidewater 4 Time: