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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, September LETHBRIOGE Short sport CANTT TRADED HAMILTON (CP) Hamilton Tiger-Cats have traded offensive guard Jerome Gantt to Saskatchewan Roughriders for future considerations. Gantt said he leaves today for Regina where he expects to be employed as a defensive end for the Canadian Football League Club. BEN JOINS STORM PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Ben Davidson of Oakland Raiders, a 12-year National Football League veteran, has signed with Portland Storm and was to report im- mediately, the World Football League team said Wednesday. DOWNS SOLD WINNIPEG (CP) An agreement for the sale of Assiniboia Downs to Calgary businessman Jim Wright was announced today by J. C. Har- dy, president and owner of the James Enterprises Ltd. Mr. Hardy said in a state- ment that legal requirements for the sale of the Downs are expected to be completed shortly, at which time ownership will change hands. The purchase price has been estimated in a published report at million. The Downs features thoroughbred and harness racing and operates between early May and late October. LIKE THOSE BEARS CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Fire of the World Football League had nine former Chi- cago Bears under contract Thursday with the signing of defensive linemen Willie Hoi- man and Dave Hale. Hale was released Wednesday by the National Football League's Bears while Holman. who was with the Bears for six years, was recently cut by Washington Redskins of the NFL. HEAD INJURIES FATAL ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Larry Sanchez, 15, a sophomore football player for Albuquerque Valley high school, died Wednesday in hospital after being admitted -with head injuries. Coach Del Helton said Sanchez was in football practice Tuesday when "he made a tackle and got hit and then complained about his head. COUGARS SIGN 2 CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Cougars of the World Hockey Association have signed centre Peter Mara and defenceman Keith -Kokkola, last season with Des Moines Capitols, Internationa] Hockey League champions. Curlers can register now The Lethbridge Curling Club office is now open and registrations for the coming year are being accepted. Anyone wishing to curl this year, male or female, is asked to make application at the rink or phone 327-1213 between five and nine. Monday to Friday. Last year members as well as any new members are ask- ed to register at their earliest convenience. High school footballers ready for a new season Dahl honored Dean Dahl of Catholic Central High School was named coach of the year in the Southern Alberta High School Football League for the 1973 season. Steelers romp 41-15 over Dallas ASSOCIATED PRESS Duane Thomas, the con- troversial running back, begins his latest comeback with Washington Redskins tonight in a National Football League exhibition game. Thomas was being counted on as a starter until recently, when he became involved in a disagreement with assistant coach Charley Waller and was put on waivers. Thomas later apologized to head coach George Allen, was recalled from waivers a week ago and was reinstated earlier this week. But Allen says Thomas will have to work his way back up to regain his starting job, beginning tonight the Redskins play Baltimore Colts at Washington. The final weekend of exhibi- tions began Thursday night, with Pittsburgh Steelers rom- ping over Dallas Cowboys 41- 15. Joe Gilliam threw two touchdown passes to lead the victory. In other games tonight, New York Giants visit Buffalo Bills, St. Louis Cardinals are at Kansas City Chiefs, and Cincinnati Bengals play Green Bay Packers at Milwaukee. On Saturday, New York Jets play Oakland Raiders at Berkeley. Calif., Cleveland Browns are at Detroit Lions. New Orleans Saints at Houston Oilers, Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears. and San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings. The NFL exhibition season concludes Sunday, with Los Angeles Rams at San Fran- cisco 49ers. Philadelphia Eagles at New England Patriots, and Atlanta Falcons at Denver Bears. The regular season begins Sept. 15. Gilliam s touchdown passes were to Ron Shanklin on the fifth play of the game and to rookie John Stallworth with 29 seconds to play in the first half as the Steelers completed a 6-0 exhibition season. The touchdown passes gave Gilliam 11 for the exhibition season. Last year he was Pittsburgh's No. 3 quarter- back behind Terry Bradshaw, who threw a touchdown pass to Larry Brown in the fourth Who is that leading things? COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) Veteran Jim Ferriell went back to his old swing while rookie Lynn Lott got into the swing for the first time and the two found themselves locked in a tie for the lead entering today's second round of the Southern open golf tournament. "I've gone back to my old swing of last said Fer- riell Thursday after shooting a three-under-par 67, which in- FOSTER BACK OTTAWA (CP) Running- back Gene Foster, acquired by Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League earlier in the year, has been reactivated, the club announc- ed Wednesday. ANDY CAPP eluded six birdies and three bogies. The 32-year-old Louisville, Ky., native, a touring pro since 1969, has earned just this year. He has miss- ed the cut or failed to qualify in 17 of his last 21 starts. Lott, 24, is a graduate of last year's PGA qualifying school. The two golfers toured the par 70 course in a steady rain for their 67s to lead a group bunched at one shot behind, in- cluding J.C. Snead. Last year's runner-up, For- rest Fezler, was at 70 along with Bruce Crampton, Tommy Aaron and Gardner Dickinson. Third-leading money winner Hubert Green was at 73. along with Ben Kern of London, Ont, the only Canadian in the tournament. quarter, and Terry Henratty, who threw to Dave Davis for a touchdown late in the game. After the Dallas offence sputtered under the leadership of veteran quarter- back Craig Morton in the first half, rookie Cliff Longley completed touchdown passes to Les Strayhorn and Jean Fugett in the fourth quarter of the game, played before a Dallas crowd of specta- tors. The Southern Alberta High School Football League will swing into action Sept. 13 and 14. Lethbridge Collegiate will renew their rivalry with Catholic Central on the 13th while Winston Churchill will take on Medicine Hat McCoy on the 14th. Both opening games, as will the entire league schedule in the West Division, will be played at Henderson Stadium with game time 8 p.m. Besides finalizing the 1974 schedule at the league's an- nual meeting it was also an- nounced by the Alberta Foot- ball Coaches Association that Dean Dahl, coach of the Catholic Central Cougars, was named the Urban High School Coach of the year, receiving the Laurie Robertson Memorial Award. The annual meeting also dis- cussed the rule changes to be implemented this year with the adoption of the Canadian Amateur Football Association's rules. Among the more dramatic changes is the adoption of a rule automatically making the ball dead when any part of the ball carrier's body, outside of his hands or feet, touch the turf, even with contact with an opponent. The option of drop or place kicking a convert for one point or passing or running for two points is available under the new rules as well as gaining a single point off a kickoff. Numerous other rule changes were also adopted by the meeting. The main objec- tive of the new rules is to in- sure ths safety of the par- ticipants without taking away from the excitement of the game. The three Lethbridge teams, the Cougars, Rams and will make up the Western Division of the Team ropers in Brooks Team roping will be spotlighted Sunday at Lakeside Feeders Ltd. in Brooks as the regional finals in the Feedlot Cowboy Team Roping Competition will be held. Winners in Brooks will ad- vance to the World Cham- pionship Feedlot Cowboy Team Roping in Las Vegas Nov. 29 and 30. The ropers are broken into two classes, the Century Class for those whose combined age totals 100 years or over, and the open class with no age, sex or experience limitations. Two rope-offs have already been held and Joe LeCaine and Bill Christiansen have the lead in the Century Class while Gary Boisjoli and Blain Zeer are ahead in the open section. The competition was open to all members of the Alberta Cattle Feeders Association, organizers of the event. VOU APPEN TO 3E STANDtN'INTHlS WHY BLOKE'S SHOULD X FAVOURITE SPOT ITSAfRK COUNTRY. RIGHT? RIGHT, DON'T) I BuDGE AN INCH, I'LL >SHARE IT WITHnrou) league while Medicine Hat's three teams, McCoy, Crescent Heights and Medicine Hat High will compose the Eastern section. The Lethbridge teams will play each other twice and the Medicine Hat teams once, for a total of seven games. The league championship, pitting the winner of the East against the Western representative, will be played in Medicine Hat November 1st. The defending champion LCI Rams will face tougher competition this year from the strengthened Medicine Hat squads while the other two Lethbridge coaches promise to give the Rams a real run for their money. Foothills teams open tonight All ten teams will hit the field this weekend as the Foothills Football Conference opens its 1974 schedule with single games tonight and Sun- day sandwiched around three Saturday contests. The Cobras will entertain the Okotoks Ocelots tonight in the league-opener while the Nanton Knights and the High River Mustangs will be the last two teams to taste action when they clash in High River Sunday afternoon.- On Saturday, the Coaldale Spartans travel to Cardston to meet the Cougars and the Raymond Comets will be in Picture Butte facing the Elks in a pair of East Division contests. The Vulcan Cougars host the St. Mary's Warriors in a lone Western Division match. The four eastern division teams will meet each other twice in a home-and-home regular season schedule while the six western division schools tangle only once with each opponent. The league will stage its playoffs beginning in mid- October with the cham- pionship final between the east and west winners set for November 2 at a neutral site. Jim Whitelaw will once again be at the helm of the Rams while Peter Neufeld will handle the Bulldog coaching chores. Dean Dahl heads up the Catholic CentraJ Cougars. Bob Parkyn of Lethbridge is co commissioner in charge of the Western Division and Jack Russel is his counterpart in the East. Referee in chief for the league is John Seeman. The players, besides shooting for the league cham- pionship, will have all star berths to vie for as well as four individual awards, lineman of the year, and scoring, passing and rushing leaders. Alberta Amateur Football Week, Sept. 21-28, will occur during the league's schedule and plans are being made to celebrate this week in various ways. Dart league set to go The Women's Inter-City Dart League is all set to go for the fall season with play getting underway on September 10 at the Legion. Interested persons may con- tact League President Nellie Livingstone at 327-7223 for further information. Follow- ing is the season schedule: Sept. 10 Legion; Sept. 18 Miners; Sept. 26 Army and Navy; Sept. 30 Elks; Oct. 7 Miners; Oct. 21 Legion. FUN MACHINE IS HERE! BERTI SCHOOL OF MUSIC 2646 S. Parkside Drive Open Every Sunday for the Month of September 1 p.m. 5 p.m. Now you can do a professional caulking job at home. Premium caulks from Tremco, the company that makes sealants for the world's tallest buildings. A full selection of indoor and outdoor caulks. 'Free instruction 8! 55 Sji book. __ Look for the Tremco Caulk Centre in your paint, hardware or home-centre store. SHOOTERS In last week's Scoreboard we had predicted that a Lethbridge marksman would bring home the bacon from the Rifleman's Rodeo at Ponoka. We had picked George Ponn for winner in Iron sights, and Frank LeWngwen in the scope, in actual Jart George tied lor First scope, with Bin Popow ol Edmonton, firing a very high score ol 44. but lost in the Shool-oH. Frank was just one point OH the pace with 43. and tied lor'3rd and 4tn place wilh Doug Whiieside ol Calgary, winning his stTOot-of! Gordon Whitney of fted Russ Babasniak of Edmonton SOT 5th and 61h. with Russ taking the shoot-oH. The Iron sight event was taken by Can Center of Lacombe. the Gold Medalist ol the Alberta Summer Games. line Ladies" Event was won by Vema Whitney rtWe! runsiii mm in morno svr- OF ODMJTY FTMMMS, TAROEf uvHTweienr ouwr- Ainme complete KOtKAS noms 32S-M22 Golf league season ends LAKESIDE MEN'S Low gross Bill Karbashewski. Ace Building 39. World Series without Jack AKRON. Ohio-For the first lime in five years. Jack Nicklaus is missing from the four-man group of the world's major tilleholders who make up the field for the World Series of Golf. The two-day, 36-hole tourna- ment begins Saturday with South African Gary Player, the Masters and British Open champion. United Slates Open winner Hale Irwin. PGA champion Lee Trevino arid Canadian Open winner Bobby Nichols chasing a 190.000 first prize. Only (he winners of golf's top four North American British and U.S. Opens, the Masters and have automatic entry into this weekend's tour- nament. With Player sweeping two of the qualifying tournaments. Nichols became eligible as the first alternate as winner of the Canadian Open. Low net Andy Andreachuk. Leo Singers 33. Low team net Leo Singers. Ralph Guzzi. Roy Ully. Andy Andreachuk. Bob Snowden 155. FINAL STANDINGS FJemings.....................143 Jubilee....................... M3 Ace..........................143 Leo Singers..................130 Parmflje.......................127 Parsons...................... 123 CJOC........................116 Union 76.....................115 CHEC........................ 114 Sugar Ooweis................114 Mouse Ol lethbMdge..........112 The Herald 110 Dortgaw...................... 106 Imperial We.................. 103 Frank Walkers.................9? A A W .........................91 Owen ..........................so PLAYOFF SCHEDULE LAKESIDE GOLF LEAGUE Fraches vs Jubilee 9. 14 Fleming vs Ace Building Singer vs Parsons Pahulje vs CJOC Union 76 vs Sugar Beelers CHEC vs House ol Leftbridoe Herald vs Imperial lile Oonoatji vs Walkers Union 76 vs Mouse ol Lelnbrtdge Sugar Beelers vs CHEC Herald vs Walkers Imperial We vs Dortgalti Singers vs CJOC 1 Parsers vs PaWlje Fraches vs Ace Buflding 1 Jubilee vs Fitoming 1O.OO CJOC vs Parsons vs Stagers 1078 Walkers vs Imperial Ute OorlgaW vs Herald Aoe Building vs Jubilee 1 Fleming vs FraChes House 01 Lcttibridge vs Sugar 1 1 :38 CWCC vs Onion 76 AUCTTA REAL {STATE ASSOCUtlM Presents... An Intermediate Course in REAL ESTATE 25 Evening Lessons Beginning Wednesday, Sept 25tti For details and registration contact: Lethbridge Real Estate Board Co-Op Limited 522 6th Street South 328-6838 on January the temperature in Victoria, B.C. was sunny..... 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