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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1974 DID YOU KNOW You can save money on short haul air travel by travelling midnight Friday thru 3 p.m. Sunday. For special weekend rates to Victoria contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 The Herald Sports LETHBRI06E OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Lwri 7th Shopping Mill Phono ADDING MACHINES Miners sign six The Lethbridge Junior Miners have recently announced the signing of six more players for the 1974 season in the Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League. Tim a big right hand pitcher who played for the Edmonton Blue Willows last season and was selected to the Alberta team which went to the championships for Canadian Junior was signed late last week. Also signed were Les Sjogren and Brian Veres. Sjogren is a 16-year-old outfielder. The locals look for big things from his bat this season. Veres is a 21-year-old second baseman whose strong arm and good hitting eye should give Miners' opponents lots of trouble as the season progresses. Following the Laker-Miner exhibition contest Tuesday the junior club announced that three players who had played exceptionally well had been inked. Gordon a 16-year- old chucker who went four innings against the Lakers as did Harvey a 14-year-old right hander who came in to strike out two in the final frame. the Miners inked John Koskoski. Koskoski is a 16-year-old first baseman wnose defensive skills are excellent. The Miners will meet the Lakers in another exhibition contest Friday night at Henderson Park. The clubs will definitely switch pitchers and catchers this time around. Action will get underway at 7 p.m. Minor baseball Keith Moore belted a triple in the bottom of .the sixth inning and drove in the winning run as the Expos slipped past the Giants 2-1 in Norcrest Little League action Tuesday. Clark Bosch struck out nine Softball Four teams chalked up victories in Businessmen's Fastball League action. behind the pitching of Marv trounced Money Movers 17-2 while Liberty Boilers got past IGA 6-1 with Al Pilling the winner. In a third game Jack James was the winner as the City Hall blanked Cough's Auto Body 12-0 while Woolco stuck it to Smitty's 22-6. In a Commercial Men's Slowpitch League match Wednesday All-Star Sports whipped Holland's Drapery 30-11. Warlords win Mark Cameron scored three times to lead the Kinsmen Warlords to a 6-3 triumph over the YMCA in Bantam lacrosse action Tuesday night. Robert Lanny and Bruce Bessplug added singles for the while Brian Kanwisher fired two goals and Blain Bartel added one in a losing cause. INDIANS ATTACKED N.Y. A sniper fired a barrage of shots at a group of Indians playing lacrosse on a lighted field Thursday night and disappeared into the woods of the Onondaga Indian police said and gave up only two singles en route to the victory for the while Warren Keith took the despite fanning 10 batters. Moore had a single to go with the and Bosch added a double and single for the winners. Mark Szucs and Mark Lizzi had the hits for the Giants. In a Lakeside Farm League contest the Rodkets downed the Eagles 21-14. Ian Lowe was the winning pitcher while Todd Foder took the loss. Meanwhile at Norcrest Wednesday the Astro's defeated the Dodgers 5-1. Barry Coghlin chalked up the win blazing the third strike past 14 batters and allowing only five hits while Craig Nyrose had to settle with the loss after striking out nine and giving up eight hits. Coghlin aided his own cause hammering a home run along with a pair of singles while brother Jamie added a home run and a double. Roy Husch managed two singles in a losing effort. Don Jackson bested Floyd Monerief for six innings and led the Cubs to a slim 8-7 victory over the Expos. Dick Reedyck powered the Cubs offensively with a home run and two singles while Garry Jackson chipped in with a pair of doubles and a single. Monerief and Doug James stroked three singles each for the Expos. In a Lakeside Farm League the Eagles wh'ipped the Hawks 14-5. Norcreal Little League Standings W L Pts Aslros.................. 9 1 18 Pirates................. 7 1 14 Giants................... 6 3 12 Cubs.................. 5 4 10 Braves............... 4 4 6 Expos.................. 3 6 6 Dodgers 2 7 4 Cardinals...........0 9 0 HAIR Shaped the Way You Want it TOWNE HOUSE Men's Hairstyling 71 0 A 3rd Ave. South Phone 328-41 22 No appointment necessary acroat from Downtown It9s quiet now Looking as if they almost know their resting days are over come Monday is five two on Saturdays. The meet will run until June 15. A month later these thoroughbreds all will be in action as the Lethbridge Exhibition presents the ponies will be back for Whoop-Up a Spring Race Meet commencing Monday at Whoop-Up Downs. Post time daily Planning to draft 17-year-olds What next for the TORONTO Dennis president of the World Hockey was to meet with Canadian Amateur Hockey Association officials today to determine whether the WHA will draft 17-year-olds in its amateur draft Friday. Murphy said the WHA and the National Hockey League had similar agreements with the no junior hockey player under the age of 18 would be drafted. He said it was the WHA's understanding that any player 18 as of Dec. would be eligible for and all players who turn 18 during 1974 would not be eligible. When results of the NHL's draft leaked out it was disclosed several teams had drafted players who did not turn 18 until this year. Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL chose Jack Valiquette of Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey Association Major Junior A a player who turned 18 in March. WILL WILL STUDY PACT Murphy said the league wants to with CAHA officials to find out what their agreement is with the and to determine if the NHL was violating their agreement with the CAHA by drafting players who were 17 years old at the end of last year. had a good relation- ship with the and I'd like to see it Murphy said. Bill vice-president and general manager of Ed- monton Oilers of the said there are many who will become available if the league finds it can draft 17-year-old players. If the CAHA rules that the NHL was not violating the rule by drafting the 17-year- you can rest assured that we'll be doing the Hunter said. Before the league begins its expansion draft general managers and directors will meet to discuss possible rule changes for the 1974-75 season. Murphy said one ot the items on the rules committee will be elimination of the centre red line to up the The expansion draft is being conducted to stock two new clubs scheduled to begin play this Road Run- ners and Indianapolis Racers. Each of the 12 existing WHA teams was permitted to protect two goaltenders and 14 other players. Protection lists were frozen May and Phoenix and Indianapolis team officials were given a list of the available players for drafting early Wednesday morning. Cincinnati who will not take part in league play until the 1975-76 protected only 11 and Houston Aeros kept 13 on their protection list. Cincinnati will participate in Friday's amateur and will choose third behind Phoenix and Indianapolis. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WCHS honors students Lethbridge -Winston Churchill High School held its annual program Wednesday. Each a special day is set aside for the purpose of recognizing students who contributed in one way or another to the school's extra curricular activities during the school term. The 1973-74 edition of the program featured the presentation of four major divided among five along with a number of major and minor letters. Brenda Lazarick was one of the five major award winners as the school selected her as the female athlete of the year. On the other the male athlete of the year honors will be shared by Hank Heerze and Kendall Duce who finished tied in the voting. The remaining two major awards went to Carol Moore who was named the all round senior female student and to Gerry Hart who earned the all round senior male student award. Meanwhile a number of individual football along with most valuable player were also handed out during the program. Special football awards went to Jerry rookie of the John most important linesman of the and Bob most valuable player. Other most valuable player awards for various varsity sports went to Gail girls' Peter senior varsity boys' John junior boys' varsity Evelyn girls' Jim boys' Elaine girls' Derek open golf Dean closed golf Joey Ming Tsang and Brent table and Selma cheerleading. MAJOR LETTERS Adella Jane Busowsky. Evelyn Daw. Albert Kendall Deb Grey. Gerry Neil Pat Jane Greg Carol Randy Rae. Derek Redman. Barry Ev Masami Takahashi. Patti Diane John Hollie Don Wilson. JUNE 1st SPECIAL DISCOUNTS ON ALL MOTORCYCLES AND ACCESSORIES Super Aways 1 DAY ONLY JUNE 1st FREE COFFEE AND DONUTS EVERYONE WELCOME BUNNY BAR YAMAHA CENTRE PINCHER ALBERTA So called secret draft has been anything but MONTREAL This year's National Hockey League secret amateur draft is turning into a marathon session. A league spokesman an- nounced Wednesday night that eight rounds of drafting had been completed by the 18 NHL clubs and 143 players had been selected in two days. The drafting was scheduled to resume today at 8 a.m. MJJT. Last 168 players were chosen in a six-hour session. The difference between 1973 and 1974 is that last year's draft was open and conducted in a Montreal hotel room while this year's is supposed to be a confidential draft by telephone. of the things they don't have an advantage they don't know who has been selected by the other clubs until it's their Brian executive director of the league said Wednesday. that I've been giv- ing them the 17 names that have been selected since I last spoke to them. then they take those names and it takes a little longer to examine where they stand. When they had the open room type of they knew as they went The NHL had hoped to gain an edge in signing the top amateur picks by switching to the closed-door format. It was hoped the rival World Hockey which holds its official amateur draft would be kept in the dark as to what players had been selected by the NHL teams. PLOY HAS FAILED But so with the first- round selections announced almost as quickly as they were the NHL's ploy has failed. just incredible ...we were reading the names in the newspapers and hearing them on the radio as we were still O'Neill said. clubs aren't even sup- posed to exchange NATIONAL LEAGUE Eait W L Phila........25 22 Montreal.....20 19 St. LOUIS .......23 22 New York ......20 27 Chicago........17 24 26 WMt Los Ang........35 14 Cincin..........26 19 Atlanta.........26 22 San Fran.......26 24 Houston........25 24 San Diego.....18 35 TODAY'S GAMES San Francisco Bradley at Chicago Bonham Houston Osteen at Montreal McAnally Only games scheduled. WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS N Y 000 000 200 6 1 Cincin. 011 000 000 Parker and Borbon and Bench. HRs. NY-Jones Milner Cm Perez San Fran. 400 000 10 0 Chicago 002 000 13 0 D'Acquisto Moffitt and Reuschel Pma and Lundstedt San Diego 000 102 353 Pitts. 032 143 14 3 Hardy Tomlm McAndrew Freisleben and Reuss and Sanguillen. SD Colbert Gaston Pgh Robertson Phila. 000 000 000 4 0 Atlanta 000 000 000 6 1 Carlton and Essian. Cox House and Casnaova. Houston 000 203 12 0 Montreal 000 200 10 0 Osteen J. Johnson Scherman Forsch and Taylor Walker and Humphrey. Los Ang. 001 003 11 1 St Louis 001 100 000-2 11 0 John Marshall and Gibson Hrabosky Garman Pena and Simmons. MINOR LEAGUE Pacific Coast League Albuquerque 11 Tacoma 2 Spokane 14 Salt Lake 3 Phoenix 4 Hawaii 3 Tucson 7 Sacramento i AMERICAN Pet. .632 .513 .511 .426 .415 395 .714 .578 City .542 .520 .510 .340 Pet. GBL .558 .543 .489 .489 .478 .469 .553 .522 .500 .489 .458 .452 Vi 3 3 3V4 4 TODAY'S GAMES No games scheduled. WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Chicago at New York ram. Bait. 400 000 11 0 Kansas C. 100 000 3 10 1 Cuellar and Busby Mingon Garber McDaniel and Healy. Martinez Minn 200 010 010 000 13 1 Bos. 301 000 000 000 9 0 Burgmeier and Drago. Veale Segui and Fisk Bos Carbo Cleve 000 000 3.2 Texas 010 000 9 0 Peterson Hilgendorf Wilcox and Brown and Sundberg. Clevel. 000 000 3 2 Texas 010 000 9 0 Peterson Johnson Hilgendorf Wilcox and Brown and Sundberg. Detroit 010 000 5 0 Oakland 012 010 15 0 LaGrow Walker Ray Lemanczyk and Holtzman and Tenace. Milwaukee 000 001 11 0 California 103 000 11 1 Sprague Ed Rodriguez and Lockwood Cumberland Selma and El Rodriguez. Mil Briggs Scott LEAGUE LEADERS AB Mm..... 172 R H Pet. 29 70 .407 IVIIM Oak 1 59 .399 NY .373 Bos .362 Tex .358 Tex .336 UcRae. KC Bal 325 .321 Oliva. Min .317 information but it's quite clear they're doing it. Of they're most affected the ones that have to pay them would have a hard time piecing it all together. They would know a man has been selected and they would know by which but they would have a hell of a time trying to put it all because we don't even tell the clubs themselves who has cho- sen Some clubs announced their top draft while others refused. With almost every player selected in the top two rounds represented by an agent or it did not take long for unofficial lists to take form and information to be exchanged. Washington who had first choice in the opening selected Greg Joly from Regina Pats. Three hours after Joly had been the Capitals held a news conference to announce the fact. DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. Tiro Sales and Servico 402 1st Ave. S. Phone 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;