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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueiduy, May 19, 1970 THE UTHBRIDCE HERMD Personality Wins Preakness, Commander Ninth No Triple Crown This Time BALTIMORE (AP) The late Ulrsch Jacobs paliiarch of a famous thoroughbred horse racing family, trained a world record winners, but never scored in a U.S. Triple Crown event. Jacobs, who died Feb. 13, re- ceived all the credit Saturday when Personality, a colt he adored, won the Preak- ness at Pimlico by a neck over fast-closing My Dad George. "He did achieve son John Jacobs said, showing tears. "He bred him. In fact, he bred Personality's sire and dam, we raced both of his grand dams, and we even bred one of this colt's great-grand- dams. So this line goes back four generations." Ilirsch saddled Personality only once, when lie finished nin'h in his only 1969 start. But from the beginnig he was high on the son of Hail to Reason and predicted Personality would be the best in the Jacobs' stable. Personality's dam, Affection- IS THIS ALL MINE? Cliff Stroh swept'oll the honors at the First Chance golf tourna- ment held on weekend at Henderson Lake. Ai well os winning tourney honors he alia won the) hone race Sunday afternoon. Stroh Sweeps Honors In First Chance Event By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer No one knows for sure who told Cliff Stroh that the first chance was his last chance. A lot of golfers would like to know who it was. The 1970 First Chance golf tournament wrapped up at Hen- derson Lake Golf Club Monday afternoon and the prize list read like a Cliff Stroh appreciation day. The only tiling Stroh didn't win was the set of golf shoes the women's section of the Lake Course raffled off. "My caddy had a lot to do with said Stroh after it was all over. Caddy or no caddy, when it was all over it was all Stroh. The popular shotmaker from the Lake Course had things his own way over the three days of golf action. Slroh didn't let on it was his weekend in the qualifying round Saturday as he fired a 79 but it was following this round that things began to happen. His opening round of 79 gave Stroh a berth in the horse race and that marked the beginning of the end. Consistency was the word as Stroh fought off challenge after challenge and carted home hon- ors in the 54-hole medal play tournament. After Ms qualifying round Stroh came up with another round of 79 and then stormed home with a 74 Monday to win the CHEC Radio trophy. Stroh had 'earlier won the horse race Sunday afternoon. If the champion had trouble with any one golfer it had to be Fred Kalicum. Also of Hender- son Lake. No matter where Stroh toned it was Kalicum giving chase. Kalicum played Hie role of bridesmaid as he was second to Stroh in the horse race as well as the championship flight. Stroh's 153 total was seven better than Kalicum's while Eay Rhoades, an Edmonton shotmak- NORSRIDGE MARINE SERVICENTRE 1252 3rd Avenue North Ithbridge, Alberta Phone 327-6960 Now Is the time to bring In your lawnmowers, boats and for Irtuu A ipring tune up or repairs. JOHN BAtfcUA YOUR SERVICENTRE FOR: .Outboard.Motors. .Boat and Trailer Air. Cooled. Engine! All work backed by years of experience Free pickup and delivery er, was third in the champion ship flight with a 162. Kalicum had rounds of 83, 77 compared to Rhoades' 82, 80. The leader after Sunday's ac- tion was Billy Hicke, Regina, a standout with the Oakland Seals of the National Hockey League, with1 a 78. An 85 Mon- day left Hicke well off the pace. He finished fourth. Third in the horse race, fol- lowing Stroh and Kalicunt, was Jim Freel Jr. GOLF RESULTS First Flight 1. Tom Gelleny, Lelh- bridge, 162; 2. Don Cavers, Lethbridge, US; 3. Ted Smith, Tabjr, 165. Second Flight 1. Jim Whitelaw, Lethbridge, 156; 2. Joe Tomes, Great Falls, 157; 3. Barry Kimery, Leth- bridge, 176. Third Flight 1. Morris SosicK, Pic- ture Butte, 171; 2. Fraser Baalim, Lelh- bridge, 172; 3. Garry Jones, Lelhbridge, 173. Fourth Flight 1. Greg Hales, Lelh- bridge, 158; 2. Sab Kami, Lethbridge, 165; 3. Murray Mills, Lethbridge, 166. Fifth Flight 1. Alex Murrell, Lelh- bridge, 146; 2. Joe Simon, Lethbridge, 175; 3. Al Patterson, Calgary, 177. sixth Flight 1. Larry PIzzey, Leth- bridge, 171; 2. Howard Fleming, Leth- bridge, 173; 3. Dick Rempel, Lethbridge, ra. seventh Flight 1. Herb Christie, Lethbridge, 183; 2. John Galvin, Cal- gary 188; 3. Ron Bruchet, Lelhbridge, 192. Eighth Flight 1. Lloyd Suitor, Cal- gary, 193; 2. Bill Henderson, Leth- bridge, 198; Vince Toth, Lethbridge, 201. Canadians Lose Again SKOPJE, Yugoslavia (CP- AP) The Canadian national basketball tcam> which wasn't able to qualify for the finals of the world championships, was defeated 98-65 by Cuba Saturday in tte tournament's consolation round. ately, was not only a well-re- garded campaigner but the Ja- cobs' family pet. Personality d i d n 't win a stakes race uml the Wood Memorial April 18, and finished a disappointing eighth in the Kentucky Derby May 2. He lias won five of 11 starts this year, and the won Saturday raised his career earn- ings to Personality's jockey Eddie Belmonte, in his first Preakness start, took Che lead from Silent Screen in the stretch of the 1 3- 16 mile race and then barely held off the late bid of My Dad had finished five lengths behind winner Dust Commander in the Derby. Dust Commander finished ninth and Sunday trainer Don Combs reported a filling in the colt's left front ankle, the same injury that occurred after the Kentucky Derby. He said Dust Commander wil not run in the Belmont June 6, the third jewel in U.S. thorough- bred racing's Triple Crown. Dust Commander will be watched for a few days and 'we'll talk to our own Combs said. "They'll probably pin fire him for an indication of an osselet on the left front leg down around the Combs said. An osselet is a bony growth, a formation caused by calcium deposits. My Dad George probably will start in the 1% mile Bemont. Jockey John Eotz said he thought that distance was "defi- nitely out of the question" for Silent Screen, who faded in the late stages of both the Derby and the Preakness. Jacobs hasn't made up his mind yet about the Belmont for Personality and stablemate High Echelon, who finished fourth in the Preakness. So far, his plans call only for the Jersey Derby on May 30, noting the Belmont is too far ahead. 'Horses make your plans for Jacobs said. 'They make the decisions." Hungary Unhappy With Choice VIENNA (AP) A top Hun- garian sports official and publi- cist has fired a massive br'oad- side against the International Olympic Committee over its choice of Montreal as site of the 1976 Summer Games, rejecting Moscow. Sandor Bares, general mana- ger of the Hungarian news agency MTT and vice-president of the European Soccer Associa- tion, charged the IOC was moti- vated by political purposes. Bares said in an article in the Budapest newspaper Magyar Hirlap: "If we study the chances of the two cities from the sports point Of view then even a child would vote for Moscow, since sports life in the Soviet Union cannot be compared with sports in Canada; the fact that never- theless they voted in favor of Montreal, can only result from political reasons. And if the In- ternational Olympic Committee cannot free itself from political prejudices, then it is not suited to manage this supreme event of noble and humane aims." Minor Ball Bruce Olsen was the winning pitcher and had a perfect day at the plate, hitting two home runs and two singles, as the Tigers took a 14-10 Norcrest Farm League victory from the Bobcats. Jim Johnson chipped in with three singles for the winners against losing pitcher Frank Kogler while Barry Bunyan added a home run. Blair Nyrose had t h r e e sin- gles in a losing cause while Kogler and Smalnicky helped out with two singles each. The Cardinal, posted a Lake- side Minor League victory over the Lakers as Doug Cavers took the mound verdict. John Craig suffered Uw de- feat despite striking out 10 bat- ters. A TIP OF TWO FROM THE TOP-Rod Gilbert, left, and Henry Viney, right, receive a couple of quick tips on ski- ing from Nancy Greene Raine Saturday evening prior to Taber Sweepstakes and Celebrities Dinner. Viney wai the master of ceremonies for the event while Gilbert and Raine were head table guests. Pincher Creek Bounced Tivice Cubs Cut Loose Their Power Pincher Creek must be won- dering if they did the right tiling when they entered the City Recreation Baseball Lea- gue. Pincher Creek, newcomers to the league this year, got their first taste of'action Sunday at Henderson Park against the Lethbridge Crighton Cubs and suffered two humiliating de- feats. Cubs, who finished in second place in the league last year, completely dominated their vis- itor's as they posted a lopsided 18-6 victory in flie opening game of a doubleheader and then added insult to injury by bombarding Pincher Creek 24-1 in the nightcap. In other opening-day action, Lethbridge Junior Miners swept a twin-bill from Milk River in Milk River as they scored 24-3 and 11-1 victories, Enchant Red Sox took a 11-9 win from their visitors in the first game but Vulcan came back to win the second game 4-3. Brooks Lions took a pair of games from Taber as they won 22-5 in the first game and 14-9 ia the sec- ond. John Petrunia picked up {he mound verdict for the Cubs in the first game while Alf Gor- zitza suffered the loss. Athol Thomas rapped out a triple, double and single to pace the Cubs at the plate while Jim Campbell added a home run, which sailed far out over the centre field wall, and a single. Bruce Laidlaw was tops for Pincher Creek as he pounded out two doubles and a single. Dennis King hurled a one-hit- ter for the Cubs in the second game while the loss was tagged on Alvin Simpson. Howie Heggedal had himself a perfect night at the plate as he stoked three doubles and a single in four times as bat while Bill Persley chipped in with two singles. Losing pitcher Simpson was the only Pincher Creek hitter to solve King's slants as he had the lone Pincher Creek hit, en infield single. Randy Maxwell tossed t four- hitter in the opening game against Milk River and help- ed out his own cause with two Expulsion Welcomed ADDIS ABABA (AP) Tile Organization of African Unity welcomed the expulsion of Sooth Africa Monday from the Inter- national Olympic Games as a "victory for the African peo- ple." "The decision ends success- fully an 11-year struggle to expel South Africa from the world's largest amateur sports movement far failure to abide by Rule 1 of the Olympic charter that states: 'No dis- crimiDntioo fa allowed any country or person on grounds of race, religion or po- litical the OAU statement said. The OAU termed the decision a success to African and inter- national solidarity in isolating South Africa. "The task ahead the statement went on, "is to bring about every pres- sure on the apartheid-ridden re- gime so as to bring about peace, justice and majority ill Soutbm Atea." doubles and a single against losing pitcher Vern Ell. Bob Turner added two sing- les and a double for the Miners while Rick Campbell and Mel Zatylny each had a home run. Ell was the top hitter for Milk River with two singles. Handy Wolstoncroft gave up only four hits while strking out 12 Milk River batters in the second game. Losing pitcher Steve Balog struck out 13 Lethbridge bat- ters but was touched for 10 hits. Doug Yorgason had a home run and double for the winners while Larry Edwards added two singles and Tim Negrello a home run. George Bailie paced Milk River at the plate with a pair of singles. Vern Virostek picked up the Ontario Takes Four Judo Titles VANCOUVER (CP) Led by new national heavyweight champion Albert Dore of To- ronto, Ontario athletes won four of the five divisional titles in the Canadian judo finals Saturday. There were new champions in every division as four 1969 win- ners were beaten and the .fifth failed to appear after entering the tournament. Dore, 26, took the heavy- weight crown with a decision over Al Rich, 25, of Saskatoon. Rich, competing in his first na- tional tournament, readied the final by upsetting defending champion Nick Bleyendaal of Willowdale, Ont. Pat Bolfer, 26, of Ont, a former division and Pan-American Games cham- pion, won the featherweight title by throwing Ken Taniwa of Richmond, B.C. in the final. Bill McGregor, 20, of Downs- view, Ont., another former" cliampion, won the lightweight title over Wayne Erocian of Wa- terloo, Ont. The middleweight champion- ship went to Algis Liauba, 24, of Whitby, Ont., who won over Bob Pekari of Vancouver in the final. Peter Tilsner, 20, of Montreal took the light heavyweight crown with a decision over Van- couver's TJdo Werner. Defending champions beaten in the early rounds included featherweight Rick Yodogawa of Richmond, lightweight Charles Maingon of Vancouver and middleweight Vincent Grifo of Montreal. Defending light heavyweight champion Gil Champagne of Ottawa failed to appear at the tournament. Guy Sunada of the Lethbridge YMCA Judo Club turned in a sterling effort as he reached the quarter-finals in the feather- weight division before being eliminated in the double-knock- out championships. Coach Yosh Senda of the local club was happy with Lethbridge judoists at the meet and is look- ing for better things to come. Besides Sunada, Howard Alex- ander, David Potter, Ron Senda and Ken Tarnura made the trip to Vancouver. pitching win in the first at Enchant while Roy Eimtr was handed the loss. Dick Wiest had a double and single for the Red Sox while Henry Varhaug added two sin- gles. Leroy Eagleson sparked Vul- can with two singles. Gordie Eagleson earned pitching verdict in the second half of the twin-bill while the loss went to Enchant'j Ray Bryant. Charlie Sjogren was top man for Vulcan at the plate with t double and single while Randy Malmberg and Mel Soloway each had two singles. Henry Varhaug had a In a losing cause for the Red Sox. Charlie Bassplug pitched aad batted Brooks to their first win over Taber as he picked up mound victory and helped out his own cause with a home run. John Charlton was the win- ning pitcher in the second as Brooks scored a come-from- behind win. The Lions trailed 7-2 at time before rallying against Taber crew. ABANDON GAME TORONTO (CP) Reg Clark of Vancouver aban- doned the game Sunday with approximately five minutes at play left in the final match the Toronto Cup Soccer Tourn- ament between Glasgow Celtic of Scotland and A.S. Ban oil Italy. More Sport On Page 12 "TRAILER, CITY" CORNER 3rd AVE., 3rd ST. S. UNITED MOTORS PHONE 327-2IOS Offers you MORE FANTASTIC BUYS DURING THEIR BIG SPRING SALE en quality built. 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