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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta A move to help negotiations with players CFL boosts coach award to By GORDON GRANT CP Sports Editor EDMONTON The coach-of-the-year award in the Canadian Football League will carry with it the Annis Stukus Trophy and it was announced Tuesday at the league's semi-annual meetings. Previously the winner re- ceived only the trophy and the respect of his fellow who made the selections is a great boost for Canadian said CFL commissioner Jake Gaudaur. have always felt the top coach should be properly rewarded in a tangible In the award will be Short sport BOXER LEAVES HOSPITAL MONTE CARLO Rodrigo the Colombian boxer who won the World Boxing Commission middleweight championship Saturday with a seventh round knockout over Benny left the hospital early Tuesday where he had been under observation since Sunday. RACE STARTER DIES ST Calif. Mel a veteran auto race starter who once served as assistant starter at the Indianpolis died Tuesday of injuries he received when a car hit him last weekend According to was attempting to line up the field of cars for a restart Saturday night at a local fairgrounds track when the accident occurred KNICKS GET PORTER NEW YORK New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association announced Tuesday the acquisition of 6-foot-8 forward Howard a three-year from Chicago Bulls for their 1974 first round draft pick In the Kmcks will receive Chicago's second round selection in the 1975 draft QUARRY WORRIED N J Heavyweight boxer Jerry training for his June 17 bout at Madison Square Garden with Joe said Tuesday that he is worried about his weight almost afraid to get on the he said following a five-round workout weighed 198 before the workout That's too low at this stage of my ROBERTSON TO COACH NEW ORLEANS The National Basketball Association's New Orleans franchise Tuesday named Scotty Robertson of Louisiana Tech as its head coach won three championships in the now defunct Gulf South Conference during his 11 years at Tech BARLOW SIGNS Ariz. Forward Bob has signed a contract with the new Phoenix entry of the World Hockey club officials announced Monday. Terms of the contract were not announced. Barlow became the oldest rookie in National Hockey League history in 1969 when he joined Minnesota North Stars at the age of 34 made by members of the Football Writers of Canada and will be announced In Edmonton in January. The award will be sponsored by a tobacco company. In order to make the award more sus- in the all nine CFL coaches will be present at the awards ceremony and the affair will be handled Hollywood-style with a chartered accountants' company official announcing the winner. Mr. Gaudaur said three football writers from each league city will choose the top coach. general managers of the teams decided that players jumping from the CFL to the World Football League should be sued immediately. general managers have decided to make a strong recommendation to the owners that players who jump be sued said John general manager of Toronto Ar- gonauts. Recommendations from general managers are usually adopted by owners. Barrow said Cincinnati Ben- gals of the National Football League had sued Virginia Am- bassadors of the WFL for signing defensive end Bruce Bergey. but had lost their case. He felt the Bengals had ap- proached the case the wrong way They should have sued Bergey. Chinook Arch Rally set Three Lethbridge Sports Car Club members will try their luck in Formula V open wheel class racing this weekend in Edmonton. The local growing with leaps and bounds each will be represented by Mark Rod Pruss and Nathan Schoepp. All three have their sights set on capturing the put up by the Lethbridge Sports Car for the top Formula V driver in the prairie region during the course of the year. The Edmonton race would be a big stepping stone towards the trophy. The prairie region consists of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Highlights of the weekend race in Edmonton will be the Plater's Alberta race. The locals will drive in another class but on the same program. the growing pains the local club has suffered are expected to increase this year. Club official Max Baines indicated interest is high as the first big event of the Lethbridge season is just a little over a week away The Chinook Arch Rally has been set in motion and will be staged June a Saturday and will count towards the Alberta rally championship. Entrants in the one-day affair are expected from Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. The route has been designed so that novice drivers will be able to finish and a good turnout of novice drivers is expected. A 250-mile the starting line will be Winston Churchill High School with the finish or Lethbridge. A lunch and gas stop is planned for Claresholm. Registration and scrutineering will begin at p.m with the navigators meeting set for The first car is scheduled to leave at seven. Anyone planning to enter the rally must have a first aid a fire six 20- mmute flares and seat belts. Entries and enquiries may be mailed to the Ruth Wakelin at 2034 19th St. North Morgan battled elements to capture trophy shoot High winds and tough competition failed to deter John Morgan of Foremost at the Lethbridge Fish and Game trophy competition Morgan carted off the lions share of the trophies with an excellent performance His experienced judgment and determination led him to victory in the long range rim fire event as well as the long range centre fire event These victories earned him the grand aggregate crown reaching as high as 45 miles per hampered shooters throughout the afternoon Despite the fact the scores would indicate the winds forced major adjustments in sighting targets Several shooters were actually buffeted about while attempting to hold steady sighting positions A pair of youthful Lethbridge Bob Hobbs Jr 19 and 16-year-old Kerwin combined their aggregate scores to win the Buddy event against much more experienced shooters At 300 both shot the same .308 Winchester with heavy 168 grain Sierra bullets to effectively minimize wind effect Team competition held no surprises as the Lethbridge Marksmen captained by Frank again dominated the action for yet another year won the iron sight 150-yard as well as the any calibre tight group event A family shootoff was required to settle the issue in the hotly-disputed scoped rifle competition. The father-son combination of Ben and Bud Schmidt of Taber found themselves deadlocked after the regulation shots from 150 yards. Father Bud emerged with the spoils after being pushed the limit by Ben. Bill French and Armin both of Lethbridge won the two hunting rifle events. French won the Plainsman Sports trophy for position shooting while Gestenbuhler won the difficult moving deer event. Accuracy was the name ot the game for George Pohn of the host club He fired five-shot groups at 100 yards with an average measurement of well under half an inch In the competition for larger calibre bench rest rifles Helen and Charlie Arndt of Taber placed first and second respectively with measurements of 474 and .641 Complete results follow Pouible Score 25 First Jim Nesb't 25 Second Rick Kucheran 23 Third Ed Mantler 23 Tight Any Calibre First Frank Leffingwell 358 Second Bob Sr 410 Third Chahe Arndt .437 Tight .26 Calibre and Over First Helen Arndt 474 Second Charlie Arndt 641 Third Bob Sr 719 Bench 5 Five Shot Groups First George Pohn 466 Second Bob Jr 536 Third Art Bourne 561 High Unrestricted Pouible Score. SO First Dave Burbank 49 Second Art Bourne 48 Third Rick Kucheran 47 .22 20 Possible score 100- 10X First Bob Sr 100-9X Second Charles Arndt 100-8X Third Dave Burbank 100-8X .22 at 20 Ladies Possible Score 100-1 OX First Verna Whitney 100-7X Second Evelyn Leffingwell 100-6X Third Sherida Hobbs 99-5X .22 Calibre Team Event by the Lethbridge Marksman Team Frank Gordon Whitney Ben Schmidt Rick Tessari Bill French .22 at Junior Possible Score 100 First Lonnie Baceda 100 Second Ted Hansen 99 Third Lyle Parnsh 97 .22 at 50 Poaiible Score 100- 10X First John Morgan 100-5X Second Rick Kucheran 100-4X Third Ben Schmidt 100-4X Hunting Possible Score 100 First Bill French 88 Secona Rick Kucheran 82 Third Bob Sr 78 Iron Sights at 150 Possible Score 50 First Frank Leffingwell 47 Second Bob Sr 46 Third Ben Schmidt 46 Scope Sights at 150 Possible Score 50 First Bud Schmidt 48 Second Ben Schmidt 48 Third Rick Kucheran 48 300 Yard Long Possible Score 50 First John Morgan 45 Second Bob Jr 45 Third Ben Schmidt 43 Big Bore Rifle Team Won by the Lethbridge Marksman Team Frank Gordon Whitney George Rick Bill French Running Deer 150 First Armin Geslenbuhler Second Rick Tessari Third Verna Whiteney Grand Aggregate Hrst John Morgan 355 Second Bob Hobbs Jr 348 Third Verna Whitney Buddy Event Won by Bob Hobbs Jr and Kerwin Kotkas June 3rd thru June 15th LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION RACETRACK Pott Dally at p.m. Saturday at p.m. PARI-MUTUEL BETTING feel there is a better chance if we we toe player. We don't know what the courts will say ...we want to find Player demands were also discussed by the general man- but they were't eager to divulge what they would offer for 1974. DEMANDS EXCESSIVE Barrow suggested the play- ers' which include a minimum salary of a were excessive. He said the players were justified in asking to look at a club's books to substantiate club claims that they could not afford the de- Ken general man- ager of Saskatchewan Rough- said the accounts already are public. Today's meetings will discuss the 1974 schedule and the possible expansion of the Eastern Conference into Ont. there won't be any decision today and perhaps not until Friday on the London said Gaudaur. Greg secretary- treasurer of the CFL and the man who draws up the said he had drawn up an EFC schedule for both four and five teams. Royals earn 3-1 victory The Lethbridge Royals scored a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Canmore in Calgary Senior Men's Soccer League action over the Weekend. The who toil in the second division of the were led by Frank Suriano's two-goal performance and a single marker by John Stropmk The locals will see action again this Sunday afternoon at when they host Calgary Gustnouse for the Alberta Football Association Cup. The game is slated for the Civic Centre. Minor ball Didn't qualify Clint Shaw of was turned down by Indian- apolis Speedway officials wrren he asked to go just one lap around the famous circuit. Harvey to Atlanta The Astros scored a hard- fought 7-4 victory over the Cubs at Norcrest Tuesday night. Jamie Coghlin picked up the mound decision striking out 12 batters while Dick Reedyck suffered the loss fanning eight. Barry. Coghlin paced the winners offensively smacking two doubles and a single while Rick Bruce and Reedyck managed two singles each in a losing cause. Meanwhile at Kenney Wood allowed only three hits and led the Yankees to a 12-3 win over the White Sox. t Scott Maxwell suffered the loss Darren Klovansky led the Yankees at the plate with a home run while Maxwell managed two singles off Wood. In another the Red Sox defeated the Tigers 64. Ron Skolrud bested Doug Richardson on the mound Bill McLellan ripped a double and single for the winners while Richardson belted two doubles and a single for the losers The Athletics edged the Tigers 11-10 in another Lakeside match-up Randy Rook was credited with the win after needing relief help from Robby Ogden. MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota North Stars of the National Hockey League have acquired left winger John Flesch and right winger Don Martineau from Atlanta Flames in a trade for right wing Buster Harvey and left wing Jerry Byers The straight two-for-two trade was announced Monday by North Stars general manager Jack Gordon and Atlanta general manager Cliff Fletcher. Both Fresch and Martineau played last season for Atlanta's Omaha farm team in the Central League. Harvey performed for Min- nesota last except for a brief period when he was sus- pended after a dispute with former coach Parker MacDonald. Byers spent most of last season with the North Stars' New Haven farm club m the American League has been with the Flames for two years The native played only 48 games last season because of a knee but he scored 12 goals and 25 assists DERME MACHINE SHOP A COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL MACHINE SHOP SERVICE THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND HEARINGS ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND CONDUCTED BY THE INDUSTRIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSION. SUBMISSIONS AND BRIEFS REGARDING EXISTING POLICIES AND PROGRAMS WILL BE HEARD AS PART OF A COMPREHENSIVE PROVINCE-WIDE FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA. RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE COMMISSION ARE SCHEDULED TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT WITHIN THE NEXT SIX AND ARE EXPECTED TO FORM THE BASIS FOR FUTURE LEGISLATION. HEARINGS ARE SCHEDULED MEDICINE HAT June Provincial Building LETHBRIDGE June 4 Holiday Inn GRANDE PRAIRIE June 5 Grande Prairie Motor Inn ALL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD FROM A.M. TO P.M. INDUSTRIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSION Top shooter .ninH Klnum eau tha laaet uuith trnnhioe ;