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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1974 YUKON ALASKA SAFARI 2 Week Adventure Holiday 2 departures Edmonton A'uQ 20 and Aug 23 For Furthtr Information Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Herald Sports LETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. LOWK 7Mi Shopplnp Mill Phone 326-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Hat Rack spurred him to title at Taber Dailies top saddle bronc rider By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer Hat a former world champion bucking horse carried Ivan Dames to the saddle bronc championship at the Taber rodeo over the holiday weekend from himself a National Finals got in time with the arena-wise 24-year-old bronc owned by Reg Kesler and spurred out a 69 The marking gave him a one-point edge over two-time Canadian bronc riding king Jerry Sinclair of Lloydmmster in second spot Sinclair's 68 on Golden Pheasant also gave him a one point cushion on third place finishers Bart Brower of Hanna and Gary Tescher from South Dakota Both boys had 67s The near capacity crowd Monday braved chilly weather and threatening skies and watched Ponoka's Doug Flanagan match his skills against a bareback bronc named Cross Country Flanagan came out of his stormy ride with an event winning 70 points He had a wide edge over second place finisher Greg Butterfield The Ponoka youngster came up with 64 points Bob Anderson of Calgary had 60 points in third spot while Strathmore's Dave McDonald had a mark of 58 and took home fourth place money Bowden calf roper Gerald Reber topped a fast field in the roping as he put the wraps on his calf in the winning time of 10 6 seconds Reber made his fast run Monday morning the slack Sam Hamilton of Dewmton took a run at Reber s time but fell two tenths of a second short and had to settle tor runner- up spot Genial Emil Chomistek and Lee Pnillips both ran the clock out of 11 5 seconds and split third and fourth place They were trailed by Arnold Haraga and Edgar Robinson with identical times of 116 seconds Three time Canadian calf roping king Jimmy Gladstone showed his versatility by capturing the steer wrestling laurels Gladstone brought his steer to a quick stop dropping him in 5 6 seconds Mont veteran Jim Harris turned in a time of six seconds flat and grabbed second place money Another this time also picked up some loose change when he matched Hams' six second run Ron Ostrum and Ben Hern had identical times of 6 3 seconds and finished close to the leaders Ray son of three time Canadian champion bull rider Wilf gained a first place split in the bull riding as his 70 point ride matched that of Vauxhall's Bruce Broderson Girhtz clung to Ivory Lightning for his 70 while Twirly spun Broderson into the winner's circle Dave Unck of Mont was third with 68 points Veteran Lawrence Hutchison and Cardston's Bob Wilson both had The husband and wife team of Oscar and Mary Lynn Walters earned some household money over the two-day show Oscar's 58 in the amateur bronc riding earned him first place money in that event whereas Mary Lynn's 17 7 second run in the barrel race earned her a split of first place Mary Lynn had to share the barrel racing laurels with Sandra MacManee of Gameford and five time Canadian champion Jerri Duce as these two gals matched the 17 7 clocking Lee Phillips of Carseland took 31 seconds to milk his cow and won the wild cow race BEHIND THE CHUTES An unusual occurrence took place in the bareback riding when five time Canadian champion Dale Trottier got thrown a Kesler bronc called Hand Hills did the job in three quick jumps the wild and woolly pony races and the pony riding provided plenty of action for the kids former world champion Benny Reynolds found some time on his hands and decided to assist the production by unwrapping calves Joey Bews of Longview was rushed to the hospital by ambulance when his saddle bronc stumbled and somersaulted over him Joey was found to be in good condition however and was released from hospital he came back for his re-ride mount he was awarded because of the fall and ended up getting bucked off it was_ a bad day all around for him Tiny tossed Jim Kelts so high that Kelts went over the 10-foot fence and into the crowd Gary Jensen handled the announcing duties Philip Van Cleave had a shot at winning the cow milking but mugger Charlie Simpson ran into more than his share of problems the Sunday crowd was sparse but picked up considerably for Monday The fast paced two- performance show managed to avoid the rams that have been plaguing Southern Alberta lately Dunn sparkles at Cardston rodeo The Cardston High School Rodeo Saturday night at Jim Gladstone's Tall Timber Stables was almost owned by Tim Dunn of Airdrie Dunn took the all round the steer the saddle bronc and split first place in the bareback Dunn spurred out a 61 on a Shade bronc called Go Liar to gam the saddle event Lee Stuckey was the only other boy to complete his ride and picked up 58 points Monty French of Cardston matched Dunn's 59 in the bareback division while Charles Twigg of Cardston had a 42 He was the only other boy besides the leaders to stick to his animal The steer wrestling also went to Dunn with a time of 50 1 seconds Andrew Wells of Cardston was next with 54 4 and Claresholm's Doug Jen- sen had a 56 9 Wayne Boisjoli of Calgary wrapped his calf in the winning time of 16 3 followed by Doug Jensen with 19 3 Bob Boisjoli took 20 1 seconds to get the job done The bull riding went to Garry. Burns as he hooked his mount for 65 points Del Bonita's Bill Robinson marked a 59 and Monty French was next with 57 points Dorothy Neilson of Hillsprmg was the gals' all round champion winning both the barrel racing and the pole bending with respective times of 15 and 26 6 seconds Anna Joyce Fox of Cardston was second in the barrel race and Marlene Cotter of Claresholm was second in the pole bending Marlene Cotter won the goat tying in 20 9 seconds while Valane French of Cardston came second with a time of 21 seconds Lethbndge s Maxine McKenna finished finished third in all three of the girls events The only team ropers to record a time was the combination of Monty French and Jim Broadhead They took 316 seconds Miners whip Cowley 9-0 in opener The Lethbndge Miners opened their 1974 Calgary Major Men s Fastball League season with an impressive 9-0 victory over Cowley in the Central Alberta city Fndav night The locals who rejoined the 10-team league after a two- year lav-off had it easy in their season opener as they rested behind the one hit pitching of George Santoni Santoni was superb in his first performance of the year as he fired the third strike past six batters while giving up a scratch single to Cowley s third baseman Owen Marly On the other hand Santoni s team-mates had their bats booming as thev tagged losing pitcher Jerry Rasmussen for 13 hits George Waselenak led the Miners assault with a triple and single while Don Deitzen chipped in with a double and single and Santoni a pair of singles Meanwhile the locals were to have met the Calgary Movers in their scheduled doubleheader Friday evening but the tilt had to be postponed on account of poor weather The Miners will have a chance to meet the Movers though as they host the Calgary club for a pair of games at Dave Elton Park Wednesday night The first game of the evening is set for a 7 45 start while the second goes at nine Spur' em Ivan Dames on Hat Rack in Taber Rodeo action Steer wrestlers captivated audience at Stavely rodeo The steer wrestling event captured more than its share of the spotlight at the Stavely HAIR Shaped the Way You Want it TOWNE HOUSE Men's Hairstyling 710A 3rd Ave. South Phone 328-2014 No appointment necessary across from Downtown rodeo Friday and Saturday Nine steer wrestlers dropped their animal in less than five causing a traffic jam at the payout window where only six monies are paid Young Lloyd Fowlie bested some of the best doggers in the business with a winning time of four seconds flat Fowlie had little in the way of breathing room at the top as three Arnold Haraga of and Americans Merle Muchmore and Daryl all ran the clock out to 4 1 splitting third and fourth In fifth spot all alone was Taber's rodeoing vet D C Lund with a time of 4 2 KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI Kawasaki KZ-400 LETHBRIDGE 13th St. and awosoki HARDIEVILLE ROAD Phone 327-6117 Powered by a single overhead camshaft twin cylinder 4-stroke engine the KZ 400 has been made to last and and last and last It was designed to go the distance Any distance To and from anywhere With no problems However far you re going the KZ 400 will get you there IN comfort Itll give you a super smooth vibration tree ride And without making i lot of noise has built in an exhaust cross over sys tern to reduce she decibels to a As well as being one of the most reliable vehicles on two wheels the KZ 400 is also one of the most economical It will go a long long way between fuel stops Talking about stops Kawasaki has given the KZ-400 front disc brake To stop you quickly and safely from all speeds Starting Is a snap too The Kz-400 comes equipped with an electric start as standard equip mem All you do is push a button and the engine bursts into lifn KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI KAWASAKI seconds Lee Phillips of Carseland picked up the remaining turning in a time of 4 4 seconds A four-time world champion bareback carried Don Walker of Mont into the winner s circle Walker clung to the back of the renowned Void horse and was awarded 75 points for his efforts Mason Cockx trailed Walker by three points in second spot Doug Flanagan of Madden saw his Friday night mark of 70 earn him third spot while Brent Thompson of Lacombe and Phil Doan of High River split fourth and fifth with identical 68s Former world and Canadian saddle bronc champion Kenny McLean of B C paired with Quicksand and earned a share of the saddle bronc laurels McLean had to split his winnings with Joey Bews of Longview who also turned in a 71 point ride Bews drew a bronc called Calsomme Another former world and Canadian Mel held down third spot with a 70 point outing Dale Albrechiet of Trochu garnered 69 points to capture fourth place money The bull riding event also saw the winners splitting up first place money Dale Rose of Medicine Hat and Bob Phipps of Maple both received 72s on Friday's show and saw that mark stand up through Saturday s performance Veteran Rocky Rockabar of Medicine Hat had a 69 point ride and Brian Whitlow's 67 took fourth The super large calves created problems for the ropers and times got worse instead of better with the odd exception Lorne of had a time of 17 seconds but found it was fast enough to give him a comfortable lead and the championship Dale roped and tied his animal in 18 1 seconds while Roy Sewell of Mont took third place with a clocking of 19 seconds Jerri an almost perennial Canadian barrel racing queen from took top honors in her favorite event with a run of 14 seconds Two Jane Stowell of Helena and Frances Church of were right behind Jerri with 14 1 second runs The amateur saddle bronc title went to Mont rider Rick Smith with a one point better than Gary Littlebear of Cardston Jeff Sears recorded a 64 m the boys' steer riding and won the event BEHIND THE CHUTES the four top saddle bronc rides were turned in Friday Doug Void got his hand damaged freeing a bareback rider hung up in his rigging Void's sore hand was a small price to pay for what could have occurred if he hadn't released the rider -the Stavely arena was packed both nights by a highly appreciative audience Richard McPeak had a calf that looked big enough to be m the doggm annoi was Warren Cooper m show was extremely slow moving but Saturday's picked up the pace a bit the rains plagued the show Friday Football players make demands WASHINGTON -The National Football League Players Association has made known its opposition to the new sudden-death and punt rules that will be m force starting next season The players union also asked the owners for earlier damages for cutting off the players' insurance elimination of investigations of players without their knowledge and establishment of a joint committee on player safety and rules In a letter to the NFL Man- agement the owners' representative in labor the association spelled out additional demands they want included in a new standard contract The players submitted their original 57 demands to the owners on March 16 and since then two meetings have been one for clarification and the second for the owners' re- sponse On April the council re- jected two fundamental seg- ments of the contract de- so-called freedom issues and what owners termed collective totalling more than million The two parties have not met Mnce then although the collective bargaining contract expired Jan 31 In his letter dated May Ed association executive told the council that will not report to training camp unless a contract is signed I sincerely hope that you will stop the bickering and get back to to the bargaining table so that we can resolve our problems Locals whip Calgary The Lethbndge Labor Club Lancers scored an impressive 10-4 victory over Calgary Southeast Blues in a Southern Alberta Intermediate Lacrosse League game Saturday The locals were never in trouble during the 60-mmute match as they held period leads of 3-1 and 6-3 Dave Jackson paced the Lancers' attack with four goals and a pair of assists while Albert Dodson chipped in with three markers and two helpers Other locals who managed single markers include Pat Mike Greg Hank Dave Sazalski and Richard Tron Darryl Pospisil notched two goals for the Blues with singles going to Graig Handing and Randy Knight The two clubs split 22 minor four majors and four misconducts ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division St New Los San San TODAY'S GAMES Pittsburgh Brett at Montreal Moore Philadelphia Farmer 01 at St Louis Curtis Chicago Fraihng at New York G Stone San Diego Jones at Houston Griffin Cincinnati Nelson at Los Angeles Rau Atlanta Reed and Morton at San Francisco DAquisto and Bryant SATURDAY'S RESULTS Detroit 3 Cleveland 2 Boston 10 Baltimore 2 Minnesota 10 California 4 Milwaukee 5 New York 2 Texas 7 Kansas City 3 Chicago 3 Oakland 2 SUNDAY'S RESULTS Cleveland 2-9 Detroit 1 4 California 4-2 Minnesota 2 4 Boston 11-6 Baltimore 2 4 New York 6-1 Milwaukee 2 3 Texas 8 Kansas City 3 Oakland 8 Chicago 3 MONDAY'S RESULTS Milwaukee 6 Detroit 4 Oakland 5 Minnesota 4 LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet R Smith StL 137 27 55 401 Garr All 178 22 65 365 Reitz StL 144 12 52 361 Gross Htn 117 22 41 350 Unser Pha 99 17 34 343 W Davis Mon 124 17 42 339 Wynn LA 131 34 43 328 Buckner LA 150 20 49 327 Hebner Pgh 133 24 43 323 Stennett Pgh 150 16 48 320 WORLD HOCKEY LEAGUE Series G W L F A P Houston 4 0 22 9 8 Chicago 0 4 9 22 0 Result Sunday Houston 6 Chicago 2 Houston wins World Trophy SCORING LEADERS G A Ptf Lund H 9 12 21 Mark Howe H 9 10 19 Backstrom C 5 14 19 Walton M 10 8 18 Hmse H 8 9 17 G Howe H 3 14 17 Labossiere H 7 S 16 Hughes H 9 6 15 Paiement C 9 6 15 Hall H 9 6 15 Popiel H 1 14 15 TODAY'S GAMES California Tanana at Kansas City Busby Oakland Hamilton at Minnesota Decker Texas Jenkins at Chicago Wood Detroit LaGrow at Milwaukee Wright Cleveland Kline at Baltimore Cuellar New York Tidrow at Boston Lee SATURDAYS RESULTS Philadelphia 9 Pittsburgh 2 New York 6 Montreal 0 San Francisco 4 San Diego 2 Los Angeles 1 Atlanta 0 13 innings St Louis 11 Chicago 2 Cincinnati 7 Houston 6 SUNDAY'S RESULTS Montreal 7 5 New York 4 0 Philadelphia 3 1 Pittsburgh 2 2 St Louis 6 Chicago 5 San Francisco 8 7 San Diego 2 10 2nd game 12 innings Cincinnati 7 Hous.on 1 Atlanta 4 Los Angeles 2 TODAY'S RESULTS Montreal 4 Pittsburgh 2 Philadelphia 2 St Louis 1 Chicago 2 New York 1 San Diego 8 Houston 6 Los Angeles 5 Cincinnati 3 LEAGUE LEADERS AB Carew Mm Jackson Oak McRae KC Robinson Sal Yastrzemski B Gamble Cle Hargrove Tex Petrocelli B Pmiella NY 141 118 122 132 129 93 90 92 114 R H Pet 23 59 418 26 46 390 46 377 44 333 43 333 31 333 30 333 30 326 37 325 20 8 24 10 17 8 15 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Series G W L F A Philadelphia 4 2 15 13 Boston 2 4 13 15 Result Sunday Philadelphia 1 Boston 0 Philadelphia wins Stanley Cup SCORING LEADERS MacLeish Pha Sheppard B Bucyk B Orr B Hodge B Clarke Pha Esposito B Cashman B Lonsberry Pha Vadnais B G A Pts 13 9 22 11 8 19 8 10 18 4 14 18 6 10 16 5 11 16 9 5 14 S 9 14 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