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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, M, tHt UTHBRIDet HtKAlB 13 MIGHTY MAC-At five-foot-five and 180 pounds. Mock Herron is easily whisked aloft by comparative giants like Lou Andrus and Rod Smith. neither survived with Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Herron has remained to become the Bombers' top rusher and one reason why the Bombers are favored to nab the final playoff spot away from B.C. Lions. __________. Young crowned top steer roper DENVER (Special) A 35- year-old cowboy from Peralta, N. Mex., has been crowned world champion steer roper for 1971, the Rodeo Cowboys As- sociation said here today. 01 in Young, one of profes- sional rodeo's top competitors for the past decade, won his first world championship at the National steer roping finals in Pawhuska, Okla. Young went info the finals in second place with won at six of nine steer roping con- tests sanctioned by the associa- tion this year. During the fi- nals, where prize money total- led with the season's top 15 ropers in competition, Young placed in four of six go-rounds, emerging second in the av- erage and winning a total of BOYS' AND GIRLS' SKATE EXCHANGE Our Used Skates Ard SHARPENED SHINED NEW LACES SANITIZED PAIR APPROX, ____ EQUIPMENT BY COOPER AND C.C.M, WB WILl TAKE YOUR HOCKEY EQUIPMENT TRADE OLD ON Original Cooper SUPER BLADE 69' EACH CHARGEX BERT MAC'S CYCLE ITD. 913 3rd Avo. S. 377-3221 Thurs. A Frl. Till 9 p.m. "Serving South Alberta for over 30 His time on six steers was 119.8 seconds. The leader going into the fi- nals, former champion Walter Arnold, Silverton, Tex., placed twice, winning Young's to- tal winnings for the year are to Arnold's SEASON'S LEADERS ALL AROUND COWBOY 1. Phil Lyne, George West, Tex., 2 Boh Berger, Norman, Okla., 3. Paul Mayo, Grinnell, la., 4. Larry Marian, Brooks, Ore., 5. Bill Nelson, San Francisco, 6. Barry Burk, Duncan, Okla., 7. Warren Wutliier, Banner, Wyo., 8. T. J. Walter, Wat- kins, la., SADDLE BRONC 1 Bill Smith, Cody, Wyo., 2. J. C. Bontne, Hysham, Mont., 778; 3. Bill MartlnelH, Oakdale, Calif., 4. Mel Hyland, Surrey, B.C., 5 Shawn Davis, Whitehall, Mont, 6. Bob Berger, Nor- man, Okla., 7. John McBeth, Atlanta, Kans., 8. Bill Nelson, San Francisco, BAREBACK BRONC 1. Joe Alexander, Cora, Wyo., 587; 2. Paul Mayo, Grinnell, la., 724; 3. Jay Mimes, Beulah, Colo., 275; A. T. J. Walter, Watklns, la., 768; S. Clyde Vamvoras. Devol, Okla., 6. Bob Mayo, Grinnell, la., 7. Jim Dlx, N. Collie, W. Aus- tralia, S13.BB8; 8. Us, Ida., BULL RIDING 1. Bill Nelson, San Francisco, 725; 2. Bob Berger, Norman, Okla., 3. John Quintana, Eugene, Ore., 4. Bob Stelner, Austin, Tex., 5. Randy Magers, Fl. Worth, Tex., 6. Jack Kelley, Deer Lodge, Mont., 7. Bill Stanton, Oakdale, Calif., 8. Phil Lyne, George West, CALF ROPING 1. Phil Lyne, George West, Tex., 2. Richard Stowers, Duncan, Okla., 3, Barry Burk, Dun- can, Okla., 4. Ernie Taylor, Hugo, Okla., 5. Junior Gnrri- son, Marlow, Okla., 6. Bobby GoodspDCd, High Ridge, Mo., 7. Bob Ragsdale, Chowchilla, Calif., 8. "Warren Wuthler, Banner, Wyo., STEER WRESTLING 1. Billy Hale, Checotah, Okla., 234; 2. Walt Linderman, Belfry, Mont., 3. Tommy Puryear, Austin, Tex., 4. Nathan Haley, Hanna, Okla., 5. Roy Duvall, Boyn- ton, Okla., 6. Rex Bland, Trent, Tex., 7. Bob Chrisloph- erson, Sioux City, la., S11.403; 8. Don Huddleston, Talihlna, Okla. Royce Smith, Chal- EXPORT! REGULAR AND KINGS MORRIS TAYLOR New general manager of the Wesctrn Canada Racing As- sociation. He succeeds Lou Davis, who's been involved in western racing for 45 years. Taylor lands racing post CALGARY (CP) H. L. Davies, general manager of the Western Canada Racing As- sociation for 21 years, has re- linquished his post to become executive vice-president. Morris Taylor, for three years, his assistant was named Thursday as replacement. Davies, 70, requested the move after being connected with racing since 1926. "I've been trying to retire for a couple of years now but they've always talked me into staying on. This will lessen the workload somewhat." His new duties will be most- ly at the policy-making level and will involve the Edmonton and Calgary exhibition boards which operate racing in the cities through the WRCA, a wholly-owned subsidiary. Ferguson Jenkins in select company Two Bucs, two Cubs named to dream team NEW YORK (AP) Out- fielder Willie Stargell and catcher Manny Sanguillen of World Series champion Pitts- burgh Pirates were named today to the 1971 Associated Press All-Star baseball team. Right-hand pitcher Ferguson Jenkins of Chatham, Ont., and second baseman Glenn Beckert of Chicago Cubs were also cho- sen by sports writers and sportscasters. Only the Pirates and the Cubs were represented by more than one player and no member of the American League champion Baltimore Orioles made the first team although third base- man Brooks Robinson and out- fielder Frank Robinson made the second team. Australians meet Canada AUCKLAND, N.Z. (CP) i Canada and Australia led the Commonwealth amateur golf championships after the second round today. The two unbeaten countries will meet for the title Saturday. Canada eliminated New Zea- land from contention, winning the singles and foursomes 6V4 to while Australia was knock- ing off Britain to The Canadians and Australians won their foursomes by 2-1 margins. The Canadian players, who easily defeated the British team in both foursomes and singles by a 6-3 score Thursday, found the going a lot tougher today against New Zealand. Doug Silverberg of Calgary and Stuart Hamilton of Bramp- ton, Ont., stormed to a 5-and-4 victory over Stuart Jones and Ian MaeDonald. In the two other foursomes the Canadians halved their matches. U.S. amateur champion Gary Cowan of Kitchener, Ont., and his partner Doug Rosburgh of Vancouver were all square against Rod Barltrop and Paul Shadlock. Nick Weslock of Bur- lington, Ont., and Keith Alexan- der of Calgary were even with Ross Murray and Geoff Clarke. Britain won two matches on the last green to defeat Aus- tralia two to one. BRITISH ESCAPE British captain Mike Bonal- lack staved off a dramatic re- covery bid by Australians Peter Bennett and Noel Ratcliffe. Down five after 10 holes, the Australians won five of the last eight holes as Bonallack and Michael King went to pieces. But with the match all square on the 18th, Bennett pushed a 40-foot putt eight feet past the hole and Ratcliffe missed the follow-up to lose the hole. Britain's other winners were Charles Green and George MacGregor who halved the 18th with Terry Gale and Bill Britten to win 1 up. Australia's win went to Tony Gresham and Kevin Donohoe, who beat Rodney Foster and Hugh Stuart 5 and 4, finishing three under par in 68. In the afternoon singles matches, Australia took four of six matches to overhaul Britain while Canada forged steadily ahead after leading New Zea- land in the foursomes. PLAYS PAR GOLF Cowan played par golf as he cut down Barltrop 4 and 3. Sil- verberg included an eagle in his 5-and-4 over MaeDonald while Murray crushed Rox- burgh 6 and 5 for New Zea- land's only win of the day. Wes- lock and Clarke halved their match. Highlight of Australia's win was the performance of Ben- nett, 26, in beating Bonnalack two and one. Bennett had a brilliant streak to take the fifth, sixth and sev- enth holes, two of them with birdies, to go 2 up after trailing by one hole. Britain's only success in the singles came from King, who staged a sensational recovery to defeat Donohoe by one hole. King fired an eagle-two on the llth tole to cut his deficit to three, halved the next three holes with par figures and then continued to play par golf to win the last four holes. Canada and Australia lead the round-robin tournament with two wins each for four points. Britain and New Zealand, each with two losses, play for third place Saturday. Others chosen on the earn were first baseman Lee ilay, Cincinnati Reds; third >aseman Joe Torre. St. Louis Cardinals; shortstop M a u r y Wills, Los Angeles Dodgers; outfielders Hank Aaron, Atlanta Jraves, Tony Oliva, Minnesota fwins, and left-hand pitcher Mickey Lolich, Detroit Tigers. Aaron received the most votes, 230, but Stargell was a close second among the outfield balloting with SOB. Oliva was a distant third with 130. Aaron batted .327, hit 47 ho- mers and drove in 118 runs, jtargell topped the majors in lome runs with 48 and Oliva won the American League bat- ting title at .337. CLEMENTE FOURTH Roberto Clemente of the Pir- ates, the outstanding performer in the World Series, ranked fourth In outfield voting with 92. Bobby Murcer of New York Yankees was the fifth outfielder with 56, followed by Frank Rob- inson with 36. Sanguillen, another Pittsburgh hitting mainstay in the Series, beat Johnny Bench of the Reds 180-51. The hustling backstop 4aron, Royer share lead NAPA, Calif. (AP) Tom Aaron and Hugh Royer matched six-under-par 66s Thursday and shared the first-round lead in the Kaiser international open golf tournament, Billy Casper headed a group of five at 67 as the touring pros took advantage of ideal condi- tions to make a mockery of par 72. Tied with Casper were J. C. Snead, the standout on the re- cent U.S. Ryder Cup victory, A] Geiberger, Mike Hill and Jim Colbert. Eight players, including Will Homenuik of Winnipeg were al 68 and Lee Trevino was one oi about two dozen at 69. More than half the field was at par or better. George Knudson of Toronto was among 23 players dead- locked at 71 while Ken Fulton of Montreal was well down the pack with an 80. Of the leaders, only Geiber- ger, a former PGA champ played on the par North course at the Silvarado Country Club course. All the others worked over the par South course. They'll shift around for today's second round in their chase for a first prize. Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and South African Gary Player are not competing. Final drag races set The Lethbridge LeBaron's car club will be holding their sec- ond and final drag races for the year Sunday. Two weeks ago the LeBar- on's club hosted their first drag races and were met with grea enthusiasm. Some 500 hundred spectators took in the affair and were en- tertained by 65 cars from vari- ous parts of Alberta and Brit- ish Columbia. This time around, more cars are expected with three tro- phies and money up for grabs The drag races will be heK at Ken Ashleys' farm, located near Granum. Sugar Kings to meet old rival in opener Lethbridge hockey fans, will get their first look at an al- most entirely new Sugar King club Saturday night and Sun- day afternoon at Adams Ice Centre. Kings will entertain the de- fending Alberta Junior Hockey League champion Red Deer Rustlers Saturday in their homo opener oi the 1971-72 campaign, and then complete the weekend.set with a Sunday date against one of two new teams in the league this year, the Dnimhellcr Falcons. Kings have played three games thus far, nil on the road, where they bowed to Edmon- ton Maple Leafs, the Rustlers and the Calgary Canucks. They'll use Adams Ico Cen- tre as their homo operating base until the, new Henderson Lake rink Is completed, date of which has not yet been an- nounced Coach John Chapman has only three holdovers from last year's club, which lost out to Red Deer in the final. The re- turnees are goaltender Phil Wandler, backup man for John Davidson last year, and for- wards George McCrea and Ken Dodd. The remainder of the squad is made up of players from va- rious points in Alberta and British Columbia with three other newcomers slated to join Hie team from Calgary Cen- tennials, possibly in tame for the weekend games. Saturday night's game is bill- ed for with the Sunday af- ternoon fixtures slated for two o'clock. Kings will play their third game of the season Tues- day night nt Adams with Cal- gary Canucks the visitors. Meanwhile in Edmonton, Brian Clouston and Bob Bidncy each scored two goals as Ed- monton Movers took a decisive 11-2 victory over DrumheUer Falcons in the only league game played Thursday night. Jim Miller, Ken Lelacheur, Ed O'Brian, Gary Nattrass, Pe- ter Skrabyk and Terry E w a s i u k were the other Movers' marksmen. Dnimhellcr, shut out during the first two periods of play, got both goals in the third pe- riod from Ryan Wecker. Jerry Thomas had a busy night in the Drumheller net, blocking 4.1 Movers drives while Bay McLeod stopped 25 shots for the Movers. Edmonton drew eight minor, and two major penalties while Dnimhellcr had five minors, three major penalties and a game misconduct. Edmonton held period scores of 6-0 and 90. batted .319 during the season. at The closest balloting was shortstop where Wills Fred Patek of Kansas City Roy- als 66-53. Beckert, a .342 hitter, posted the biggest margin with 223 votes compared to 15 for run- ner-up Cookie Rojas of the Roj als. Other second-team members included Norm Cash of Detroit Tigers, first base; Vida Blue of Oakland Athletics left-hand pitcher, and Tom Scaver of New York Mets, right-hand pitcher. MAY BEAT CASH At first base May outpolled Cash 88-51. Torre, the National League's leading batter at .363 as well as RBI leader with 137, collected 212 votes compared with 57 for Brooks Robinson. Lolich and Blue were close in the voting for southpaw pitching honors with Lolich winning 143- 123. The Tigers' lefty, in compil- ing a 25-14 won-Iost record, led the American League in strike- outs with 308. His earned run average was 2.92. Blue, a sensation before the All-Star Game, also with impressive credentials. He was 24-8 with 301 strikeouts and his ERA of 1.82 was best in the league. Jenkins, who won 20 or more games for the fifth straight sea- son, was named on 127 ballots compared with 84 for Seaver in right-hand pitching. The Cubs' standout was strikeouts, second to S'eaver's league-leading 289. Seaver, 20- 10, had the lowest ERA, 1.76, while Jenkins was 2.80. SPORTY CHAMP-Heavywcight champion Joe Frazier was made an honorary Loyalist at Saint John during his role as a wrestling referee on a Maritime lour. Here wearing a Loyalist tri-corner hat. Wilson teams earn victories The Wilson Junior High Schools' junior and senior soc- cer teams earned 1-0 victories Thursday night. Dwight Dawson gave the sen- iors a 1-0 victory over Hamil- ton while Tim Emersons' goal i ton 1-0. was good enough for the junior! to edge Paterson. In another junior soccer league game, Catholic Central and Hamilton fought to a score- less tie while in senior divi- sion Palerson dumped Hamil- RESIDENTIAL REPLACEMENTS LETHBRDGE Corner 5th Avenue, 4lh Street S. LADIES' CITY DARTS Wolstoncroft, Legion Rownlree, Army, Navy Burton, Legion Boultcn, Labor Club James, Miners Fournler, Mino Larson, Miners....... Martin, Army and Navy Blacker. Labor Club............ 4i Griffiths, Miners Spence, Elks Fritz, Legion Halaand, Legion Black, Legion Haworth, Legion Sindllnger, Labor Shlels, Miners Hackett. Elks......... Knutson, Labor Club 37 Llnnlng. Legion............ Trentlnt, Army and Navy Gow, Elks Lukenda, Miners Stark, Elks Orr, Miners Hirst, Elks Trebor, Army and Navy 72 DODGE CORONET CHARGER GIVES A LOT TO COUNT ON! 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