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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta mmj trim VVOMAN'f MEET 1M HALF WAY IF I ABMIT 'B'LL ADrVMT I'M WHON0- TWEAT ORflOUND MOTWfiH'S Miners split with Acme in junior season opener ACME bridge Junior Miners opened their 1974 Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League sea- son on the right foot Sunday with a 7-5 victory over the Acme Pirates. But they quickly suffered their initial loss as they dropped the tail end of the doubleheader 15 10 in the Pirates' home park. The Miners exploded for seven runs in the top of the fifth inning in the first game. After trailing 3 0 in the early the outburst proved to be enough as they held the Pirates to a pair of runs the rest of the way. Dennis Hatt led the Miner attack with two singles while Brian Veres had a double. These were three of only six hits the locals managed against losing pitcher Ray Wise. Jon Petrunia fanned eight Pirates and allowed only five hits en route to the victory. The Miner loss in the second Track mishaps highlight Grand Prix MONTE CARLO Sweden's Ronnie Peterson set a track record Sunday to win the Monaco Grand Prix auto race. The race was marred by a flurry of accidents and mechanical failures in the opening seconds. Driving a four-year-old the 30-year-old Swede gave the JPS Lotus team its first triumph of the season and scored his fifth Grand Prix victory. Brazil's Emerson piloting a came in a lap behind' Peterson to retain a narrow lead in his effort to win a second world drivers championship. Peterson covered the tight course through city streets at 80.74 miles an hour. His time was one 58 minutes and 3.7 seconds. South African Jody Scheckter drove a steady race in his Tyrrell to.finish in and France's Jean-Pierre Jarier fought an engine problem in his Shadow to take third. Clay Regazzoni of in a wound up fourth. After an hour only 10 starters and only nine of the 25 starters completed the 158.875 miles. Optimists earn two victories The Lethbridge Junior Optimists picked up a pair of wins in three exhibition girls' softball games in Calgary Saturday. The locals completed their triple header outing by scoring a 12 1 victory over Calgary Adanacs suffering a 12 2 setback to Calgary Main Servics Stars and whipping the Stars 11 4. Sherry Gardin fired a one hitter in pacing the locals to their win over the Adanacs while Romona Roliski was tagged with- the loss. Gardin aided her own cause at the plate stroking a double and triple while Ev Daw belted a triple and single. Meanwhile Wendy Krenzel bested Val Price on the mound to hand the locals their only loss of the day. The Stars managed only five hits off and bases on balls hurt the locals. Sonja Smeland led the locals with a home run and single. The Optimists came back strong in their second match against the Stars and defeated their hosts easily. Val Price with relief help from Gardin earned the mound. Smeland paced the local's offensive attack again with three singles while Price aided 'her own cause with a After Fittipaldi came three Graham Hill and Guy Ed- Patrick Depailler of France. chasing the leading Ferraris from the said he came around on the second lap see cars off the road bits and pieces littering the Watson said he saw the pile ups ahead of him. were cars on the in the blocking the he said. never seen anything like it and it's a miracle we got Seven drivers were eliminated but all escaped injury. Peterson himself hit a guard rail on the fifth lap. spun and went into the hairpin backwards. game was particularly costly as the services of starting pitcher Allan Korth were lost when he was hit on the hand by a pitched ball in the seventh inning. Korth was taken to Strathmore Hospital immediately. The extent of his injury is not known at this time. When Korth left the the Miners trailed 4 3. Acme hammered across nine runs before the locals could regroup. A six run Lethbridge rally in the ninth inning fell short. Ron Pieshel was credited with the victory despite giving up 12 Miner hits. Dennis Hatt had another outstanding game at the plate as he smacked a double and three singles in four trips. Greg Hamilton belted the first Miner home run of the season and also had a single in five at bats. For the Al Price had two doubles. Manager Ted Hill and Coach Doug Frier were well pleased with the Miners' play in'the two but would have been happier had Korth not been lost indefinitely. The Juniors have an exhibition tilt with the Lethbridge Lakers scheduled for Tuesday night at 7 p.m. The game goes at Henderson Park and will serve as a tune up for the Miners' next league game Wednesday in Vauxhall. The Miners will open at home next Sunday against the Calgary Junior Giants with a doubleheader. Games are scheduled for a start at Henderson Park. French family dominates Stavely high school rodeo By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer The French Monty and took home the lion's share of the honors at the Claresholm school rodeo held in the Stavely arena over the weekend. Monly was named 'the boys' all around champion as well as taking top honors in the team roping and placing second in the bull riding. Valerie shared the team roping honors with her tied for the lead in the goat placed third in the barrel race and was named the gals' all around champion. The brother and sister team from Hillspring were the only ones to successfully rope and stretch their steer to take the team roping. Their time was 29.7 seconds. While brothers and father and son team roping duos are commonplace it is rare to see a brother and sister in that event. Cardston bull rider Marvin Many Chiefs took out a Northcott bull called Switch and showed the 250 fans in the Stavely arena how to tame a bull. His mark of 60 was one more than that of runner-up French. Larry French from Cardston took third in the bull riding with a 56. Steve Dunham of Calgary gave French quite a run for the all around title. Dunham grabbed the bareback honors and place third in the roping. Dunham's first bareback bronc fell with him but he made up for it on his re-ride horse spurring out 59 points to win the event. Dale Rangon of Hillspring was next in line with a 57 while Doug Meyers of Calgary was third with a 56. Wayne Boisjoli of Calgary made it two in a row when he duplicated his calf roping win at Cardston last week with a winning time of 15.2 seconds to grab the Claresholm high school title. Larry Robinson of Inriisfail was second with a time of 21.1 and Dunham's clocking in third place was 30.1 seconds. Alphonse Many Grey Horses was the only boy to successfully stick to the back of his saddle bronc. The Cardston rider took out a bronc called Mr. McKay and together they garnered S3 points and the championship Claresholm's Doug Jensen ran the clock out to 9.4 seconds to win the steer wrestling laurels. Another Claresholm Glen was the only other competitor to make a successful run and place second with a time of 37.6 seconds. While Valerie French had a winning time of 16.6 in the goat tying she had to share the title with Coalhurst's Katy Smyke who turned in an identical clocking. Kathy James of Hanna rounded barrel racing course in a winning time of 15.6 finishing ahead of Mary Wutzke of Foremost who made the trip in 15.8 seconds. Aileen Husby of Vulcan had a 16.2 second and once again Valerie French found herself in a tie as she also had a 16.2. Marilyn Wheatly of Standard and Heather Bradley of Diamond City both recorded 26.3 second trips in the pole bending and ended up slitting top honors. Sharon Stronski of Claresholm was only one tenth of a second back. Marlene was the only gal to record a time in the breakaway roping. She roped her calf and had the animal pull the rope free in a time of 42.2 seconds. The girls' cutting horse competition was taken by Wendy Stronski as she garnered 71 one more than sister Sharon in second. BEHIND THE CHUTES Alberta high school rodeo president John Loree worked hard running the successful show Cheryl Weerstra of Claresholm provided the laugh of the show when she slipped off the back end of her horse in the breakaway roping donating his time and ability behind the microphone was veteran announcer Warren Cooper more than 350 fans took in the two day affair while it was the Claresholm high school that sponsored the rodeo it was held in the Stavely arena all the help in the high school circuit is donated and the kids ride for buckles and prizes rather than cash they pay a entry fee in each event. Roundup of sports in short WINS ELITE TROT STOCKHOLM Former Hambletonian winner Timothy T. came from behind Sunday and won the Elite Trot Race at Solvalla ahead of French entries Amyot and Equileo. The seven years old Italian owned favorite in the was driven by Giancarlo Baldi. MARSH WINS PLAYOFF Japan Australian Graham Marsh won a golf tournament Sunday after a four hole sudden death playoff with Hsieh Yung yo of Taiwan. Both players had tied at 284 after 72 regulation holes. ALL STAR SOCCER CALGARY The first in a series of all star soccer games to determine Alberta's all star team went Sunday in Calgary with the Edmonton team taking the victory. Edmonton downed Calgary 4 0 on goals by Joe Anthony John Reeves a penalty and Jim Johnson. Petrone's was the only goal of the first half of the game. LADER WINS OPENER B.C. Al Lader of won the opening round of the Canadian Driving Championship Series Sunday at Westwood Circuit before a crowd of Lader also set a track record when his Chevron B27 completed one lap in an average of more than 100 m.p.h. He had set the old record of last year in the same event. VOTING BEGINS NEW YORK Fans began voting Saturday to select National and American league players for baseball's 45th all star a night contest scheduled for Pittsburgh July 23. Free computer which last year totalled a record four will be available until July 7 at major and minor league stadiums and some retail stores. EHMAN MOVES UP ST. LOUIS Gerry a former National Hockey has been named director of player personnel by St. Louis the NHL club announced Friday. He has been a scout for the Blues since 1971. He succeeds Chuck who Friday was named director of player personnel for the Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey WILKENS NAMED COACH Ore. Denny Wilkens was named coach Friday of Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. has played in the NBA for 14 including a stint as player coach in Seattle. BEARS' PLAYER JUMPS ANAHEIM Chicago Bears offensive lineman Bob Newton has signed a contract to play for Southern California Sun starting in the World Football League team announced Friday. A Newton earned all American honors at Nebraska in 1970 and has been with the Bears of the National Football League since 1971. He is under contract to Chicago for 1974 and must play out his option there in 1975 before joining the Sun under a long term contract. Minor ball In Norcrest Little League the Giants bombed the Cardinals 25 3 behind the two hit pitching of Jamie Szucs on Friday night. Szucs struck out ten en route to the while 12 Giant batters hammered loser Monty Sanford for hits. Warren Lance and Mark Szucs each had a single and a double for the winners. Ron Moline had both Cardinal a double and a single. the Giants faced the 15 strikeout pitching of Barry and lost to the Astros 5-4. Mark Szucs fanned 12 but it was not enough to save Lance Gilchrist from the loss. Brian Megella led the Astro attack with a triple and a while Warren Mark and Mark Lizzi each had a double for the Giants. In other Norcrest the Pirates downed the Braves 14 2. Bruce Lyons was outstanding for the victors. He struck out eight in registering the and also led the Pirate hitters with a double and single. Ken Kotkas was tagged with 22 hits by the free swinging and he took the loss. Merlyn Bunnage had three singles in a losing cause. Calvin Byam smacked a home run with two runners on and added a double to lead the Twins to a 10 5 victory over the Yankees in Lakeside Little League play Saturday. Robert Stewart allowed only four hits in taking the while Brad Kirsherman took the loss despite fanning eight Twin batsmen. Howie Heaton twirled a four hitter as the Royals dumped the Red Sox 7 5 in another Lakeside tilt. But he needed Darren Moroz' two run double in the bottom of the seventh to provide the margin of victory. Dale Nordick added two singles for the who managed only six hits againsi losing chucker Jeff Hamilton in this pitchers' battle. 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