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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta At the top of his game Top-3Ecded Stan Smith 'backhands the ball during men's singles match against New Zealand's Onny Parun in the U.S. Open championships Thursday. Smith breezed to easy 6-3, 6-3 and 6-2 victories. Reaches semi-final playo ffs Smith crushes Parun Friday, September 7, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 21 FOREST HILLS. N.Y. (AP) Top-seeded Stan Smith of the United States took a belt on the ear from a ballboy's toss, but that's as close as he came to disaster Thursday as he pounded his way into the men's semi-finals in "the U.S. Open tennis championships. Smith crushed Onny Parun of New Zealand 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 and boosted his imase as the man to beat for the first prize and the honor of winning the premier tournament of the year. Smith's next opponent will be the winner of the match be- tween Nikki Pilic of Yugoslavia and Jan Kodes of Czech- oslovakia. The other men's semi-final match between Ken Rosewall and John Newcombe will be played today. Smith's semi-final tentatively is scheduled Satur- day, along with the women's fi- nal. SHOOTERS SCOREBOARD by PLAINSMAN The 8th Annual Rifleman's Rodeo held in PonoRa over the Laoor Day weekend had 450 entries participating under ideal v.eather conditions. At Mirdoch of Caloary was ttie win- ner, shooting a score of 36 at the sxtremely difficult combination of running and pop-up targets. Al was using a Remington 6x47 Custom nfie mounted with a Refield 6 to 18X Var- iables power 5-ccoe Al has won three Rifleman's Rodeos this year, a feat in shoolinq equal to winning the three major Opens in golf. His daughter won the Ladies event with a score cf 29 is 15 years of age, but a formidible competitor under the expert coaching of her father. Lethbridge shooters did manage to win the tsam Frank and Evelyn Leffingweli and Kerwm Kotkas plac- ed first, followed closely by a second team from our City comprised of George and Rosemary Pohn and Kevin Whiteside, a ringer from Cal- gary. George and Rosemary also won a well deserved second in ttie Father and Son event, while George placed second in the Iron Sight division. In the regular individual events Bob Hobbs and George Pohn tied with Percy Jones for the last prize to be awarded, fifth. In the shoot off at the running deer Percy Jones, who hails from Del bourne, won the spotting scope and stand At a noon break a novelty snooi st balloons resulted m Kerwm Kotkas being thp last competitor to miss, and w'nnma the event on behalf o' the Oldman River Gun Club Each com- petitor represents B Club, with 4S Ciubs being represented Kerwin was shooting a .243 heavy barrelled Sako. Followina is a schedule of Annual Medicine Hat Rifle and Revolver Club shoot 'o be held September 9th. MEDICINE HAT RIFLE AND REVOLVER CLUB ANNUAL RIFLE SHOOT September 9, 1973 1. JO yards, open .22 iron sights, no sling 2. 20 yards, Lady's .25 Iron sights, no sling 3. 50 yards, open tx scope or lens, one sling .22 rim fire events all at 5 bull C.l.L. sporting targets 2 shots in each bull with a 12 Ib. weight limit. 4. iOO yard 8 shot 4 position, any sight, any calibre, 12 to weight limit, C.l.L. sighting target. 5. 100 yard S shot prone, iron sight, no rest, one sling, 12 Ib. weight limit, any calibre, C.I L sighting target, 6. 100 yard lever action, any position, any calibre, 5 shot, no rest, no scope. 7. 100 yard novelty shoot, 8 balloons per team. 4 man team to be drawri from hat, S per man, any posi- tion, any calibre, 12 Ib. weight one sling. 8. 150 yard 5 shot, scope or less, prone, 24 calibre or over, 12 Ib. weight limit, C.l.L. sighting target. 9. 150 yard pop up target, 3 shot, 10 second time limit, any sight, any cali- bre, any position, one sling, no weight limit. All shots must show on target board. 10. 150 yard egg shoot, any gun, any sight, any position, bench rest, sand bags allowed, miss and out elimina- tion. After 3 consecutive hits by a single comoefitcr, the range will in- crease by 50 yards. 11. ISO yard buddy shoot, any 2 com- petitors, must use separate weapons, any calibre, any scope, 12 Ib. weight limit, C.l.L. sighting target, S shots each competitor. 12 2CO yard tiaht group, 5 shot, any sight, bench rest, one slina, sand baas allowed, 5 minute time ilmit, 12 Ib. weight limit. All shots must be within t" bull C.l.L. sighting target. 13. 100 yards powder puff, S shot, any sight, any calibre, bench rest, sand- bags, 12 Ib. weight limit, C.l.L. sight- Ing target. 14 200 yards, 10 shot-s, Iron sights, any calibre, prone, one sling, S.F.C. target (open to Medicine Hat Rifle and Revolver Club members only for the Roddick Match begins at a.m. Please register early to avoid disappointment es the cutoff time for registration Is a m. Results of the Cardston Jerry Ca- hoon Memorial Trap shoot will appear io next weeks column. PLAINSMAN SPORTS LTD WESTERN CANADA'S LEADING SUP- PLIER OF QUALITY FIREARMS, TARGET EQUIPMENT. RELOADING SUPPLIES, LIGHTWEIGHT CAMP- ING AND ALPINE GEAR. COMPLETE GUNSMITHING SERVICE. Phone KEN KOTKAS BOB HOBBS f RICK KUCHb'RAN ART BOURNE "I don't think that would be Smith said. "Both semi- finals should be played the same day. For instance, if we had a very long and tough match Saturday the winner would be at a disadvantage Sunday." The women's semifinals to- day present an intriguing lineup, marred only by the default earlier in the week by defending champion and No. 1 seed Billie Jean King because of a cold and heat exhaustion. Margaret Court of Australia, whom many observers rate the world's best woman player, meets Chris Evert, the young star from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Evonne Goolagong of Australia takes on unseeded Helga Masthoff of West Ger- many. The ballboy incident late in the Smith-Parun match took on added significance because the 75-minute quarter-final was so one-sided and so routine that it hardly extracted a yell from the centre court crowd of at the West Side Tennis Club. "It was a ballboy toss from left Smith said good na- turedly afterward. "It caught me flush on the right ear. I couldn't hear for several min- utes." Canadians learn big lesson in Belgrade An intelligent approach needed BELGRADE (CP) Irene MacDonald says an intelligent approach might help improve Canadian the ones with exceptional talent. As manager of the Canadian team taking part in the world aquatic championships, her comments are difficult to ignore in view of the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. "We've picked what we call a 'Game Plan 76' team of 14 di- said Miss MacDonald, who won a bronze medal in the 1936 Olympic diving com- only Canadian ever to achieve that feat. "Out of the 14 divers, I think we should take seven girls and about four boys and we should really concentrate on them. But there are kids on 'Game Plan 76' that are never going to make the grade. "And yet there are a couple of kids off it these people should be on that program. We should be concentrating on all these kids.'' "We have to be more in- telligent and more honest with ourselves as diving people as to what kind of training program we're going to have. NOT DONE WELL "I think the 'Game Plan 76' is a good idea, but I don't think it has been set up well. As one of the top coaches in Canada, I was never consulted as to what my ideas were and how it should be handled. "After the world champion- ships, I think we should sit back, look at it, and maybe re- vise it a wee bit because I do think that we have the ability to produce top divers in Canada, we certainly have the facilities and we're getting the support fi- nancially." Miss MacDonald. a 38-year- old Vancouver resident and pro- vincial diving coach for British Columbia, is one of many Cana- dian officials who have been happy with Canada's diving in the world though Canada isn't expected to win a medal. In women's 10-metre prelimi- nary competition Thursday, Be- verley Boys of Pickering, Ont.. earned a berth in today's final with a sixth-place finish and 342.99 points. Linda Cuthbert of Beaconsfield. Que., placed llth with 328.59 points and was elim- inated. Four world records were set in swimming Thursday night, two by East Germans, one by Dave Wilkie of Britain and the other by Rick DeMont of the United States. Gudrun Wegener of East Ger- many shattered the womens' 4CO-metre individual medley world record of The teen-ager covered the distance in with team-mate Angela Franke second at CLIFF PLACES Leslie Cliff of Vancouver, the only Canadian in Thursday's swimming finals, wound up fourth in off her Canadian record of Ten other Canadians were eliminated Thursday morning in swimming heats. They included Deane Buck- boro of Calgary, nth over-all in the men's 400-metre freestyle, Michael Ker of Vancouver. 20th in the same event. Jennifer McHugh of Vancouver, 16th in the women's 400-metre individ- ual medley, Ian MacKenzie of Ocean Falls, B.C., 12th in the 200-metre backstroke and well Dallas RACE ELECTIONS By Willie Ketchum SATURDAY'S SELECTIONS back in the 200-metre butterfly. Stephen Pickell of Vancouver was 22nd in the 200-metre back- stroke, John Duncan of Van- couver was well behind in the 2 0 0-metre butterfly, Peter Hrdlitschka of Vernon, B.C., 14th over-all in the 200-metr9 breaststroke, Mel Zajac of Van- couver, 18th in the 200-metre breaststroke, Patti Stenhouss of Surrey, B.C., 14th in the 100- metre butterfly, and Joanne De- Pape of Winnipeg 22nd in ths 100 butterfly. FIRST RACE S590 claiming for 3 year olds and up SEVEN FURLONGS Tins Sure Speed Reserved Soeed Serb's LUCK Ccllege Cojnt Win N Grn Compelliig's Last 119 119 114 122 117 to ".ire be right there runs good COL Id be the-e riight grin at the end needs races Creep Port Blondieco I DALLAS f AP) The world champion Miami Dolphins enter i the 1973 regular National Foot- i ball League season wondering Fequina i where all their magic has gone. Call it the Super Bowl jinx or j whatever, but the Dolphins have lost their touch to win in the crunch, a trait which car- ried them to 17 consecutive vic- tories last year. "It used to be that the Dol- phins were pulling out victories at the end. but now it has turned against Miami Coach Don Shula said Thursdav SECOND RACE for 4 year olds and np SEVEN FURLONGS Miss Rouser ti6 1-aro to beat strictly the danger 3 runs gcod t odd good race 1 stable sends out runners 6 has won a lot o1 races 5 dark hg'io 117 119 116 119 119 ov.-ncr sends out runners THIRD RACE claiming for 3 jesir old maidens FURLO.VGS Grey Hope 119 snocld break her maiden i, Miss Soeed 114 be close 7 Anoic Sup 114 Copper Dan 117 Arts Shao.OA' Painted Indian Triple Charm good COL Id make it Mother was a runnsr 117 reeds developing 122 his trouo'es 122 might be an upset Acrobat Bov Silent Ned Two Penny Mist Four Steps Down Gypsy's Freedom FIFTH RACE Minor hockey meeting set for Tuesday The Lethbridge Minor Hock- ey Association will stage its annual meeting at the Adams Ice Centre Tuesday. The important general meet- ing will deal with the LMHA's financial status along with the election of officers for the 1973- 74 term. All interested people are urged to attend the meet- ing in Room 1- Meanwhile practices have to be slated for all midget hockey players who are planning to try out for either the Lethbridge Colts or Midget Elks this sea- son. The mass. practices are set for Monday and Wednesday nights with an p.m. start at the Henderson Ice Centre. Fast Friday Gypsy Jo Mae Fleeting Bar Mister Bountiful Blue Mustango Blaze of Speed SIXTH RACE night after Tony Fritsch's 22-1 Diamond Hood yard field goal in the final three j chocolate y.-ss seconds gave Dallas Cowboys a Astro 26-23 victory as both clubs closed out their NFL exhibition seasons. Two weeks ago, Fred Cox of Minnesota kicked a field goal at the final gun to give the Vikings a 20-17 victory over Miami, snapping a streak of 23 games without a loss. Quarterback Earl Morrall, who played the second half for Miami, summed up how his team felt about losing the pres- sure cooker games: "It's kinda tough to lose by a pah- of field goals right at the last." Miami opponents said that all last season. Former Dolphin Otto Stowe came back to haunt his old teammates, snaring touchdown passes of 26 and six yards in the nationally televised game. Kansas City Chiefs, hampered by an erratic offence which has produced just one victory in five preseason games, will rely on 38-year old quarterback Len Daw son to call the plays tonight against St. Louis Cardinals. "I can't remember when we played so said coach Hank Stram. Dawson has quarterbacked the Chiefs only five quarters during the exhibition season and managed to complete six of 13 passes for 58 yards in Kan- sas City's 27-16 loss to Dallas last week. New England Patriots visit Detroit Lions and San Fran- cisco 49ers visit Los Angeles Rams in tonight's other games. Saturday. Oakland Raiders are at Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals, FOURTH RACE claiming for 2 year old maidens ABOUT FIVE FURLONGS 115 looks like a race horse 112 shows sceed 115 t.-vs hard 115 first start 112 some other time 115 cou'd upset 112 will have to watch 115 will improve 63 7B SA I S500 claiming For 4 year olds and np ONE MILE AND ONE SIXTEENTH 11? the one to bet t mare can run 5 class of the field......... 3 old timer i mipht be there...... 2 be right there .............6 119 117 119 119 117 S500 claiming for 3 year olds and np ONE MILE AND ONE SIXTEENTH Fast Friday >19 Big Etigo 119 Fire Line 117 Gay Stitch 119 Maris Pass.................. 122 122 119 the edge in e tough bunch liked Montreal watch him tough pride of Santa Rita likes Lethbridge class horse Atlanta Falcons at Pittsburgh Steelers. Minnesota Vikings at San Diego Chargers, Houston Oilers at New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns play New- York Giants at Akron, Ohio and New York Jets battle Phila- delphia Eagles in Tampa, Fla. Baltimore Colts visit Denver Bears Sunday afternoon and Chicago Bears visit Washington Redskins Sunday night. Whirlagale Super Quill SEVENTH RACE SGUO claiming for 3 year olds and up SEVEN FURLONGS Front Desk 121 wire to wire 1 Baha Marimba 117 hard knccMnq mare...........7 Country Cutun real nice horse.......3 What A Blend ..............114 nice one to ovn ............2 Avenuo Lady 116 touch little mare S Croft Lake ..............119 hard knocker ..............S Arctic Flurry .......116 bred righ; 6 EIGTH RACE S500 claiming for 3 j ear olds and up ABOUT FIVE FURLONGS Conita 117 should win Beau Tango ill Chino's Haydn 119 Ladv Wnifl-a-go.............. 117 Wilysabie 114 Alberta Brier 112 Yael 112 Canucks ordered to fix lights VANCOUVER (CPl The Vancouver Canucks of the Na- tional Hockey League have been ordered to provide worth of lighting for hockey tele- casts at Pacific Coliseum for use of their World Hockey Asso- ciation rivals, the Vancouver Blazers. Mayor Art Phillips, president of the Pacific National Exhibi- tion, told a board of directors meeting Wednesday that the Canucks have been ordered to provide the lighting and ''if they don't, we'll do it and bill them for it John Rennie. PNE general manager, said the Canucks are required by the terms of their- contract with the PNE to in- stall special flood-lighting in the Coliseum for color telecasts. He said in their first two years in the NHL the Canucks met their lighting commitment by renting the lights but they are required to install lights so the PNE can have use of them. Mr. Rennie said the PNE would make the lights avail- able to the Blazers, as required by their lease. The PNE will receive a share of the Blazers' television revenue. Under the present contract, it does not share the Canucks television revenue. CC Magic 119 danger 4 qood 3 i firs? start 1 won in July ...'..........1 could be on upset..............5 soiTio other time ............7 next time BEST BET FRONT DESK 7th RACE LONG SHOT MARIS PASS 6th RACE POST TIME P.M. Seliroeder lias lead COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) sfter Thursday's opening round John Schroeder says the South-' of the tournament. ern Open golf tournament course reminds him of his finest hour on the tour when he cap- tured the Professional Golfers' Association match play title. However, the 27-year-old La Jolla, Calif., player has plenty of company at the top of the original 144-man field after shooting a sparkling three-un- der-par 67. Five others are tied They are tour rookies Artie McKnickle and Larry Stubblefield, and veterans Grier Jones, Lou Graham and Don Bies. Schroeder during the past two weeks has captured the first prize in the PGA match play tourney at Raleigh, N.C., and won last week in the Greater Hartford Open. This Week's Special 7968 Ford Gaiaxie Hardtop Immaculate shape 1966 Dodge Polara Attractive. 1970 Mazda STATION WAGON Engine completely overhaul- ed. Firsl class buy, 1964 Chevrolet Malibu Automatic, 283 engine. Good running order. Foreign Car (Lethbridge) Ltd. !T023rdAve. 5. Phone 328.9651 Doug Barklcy handles new pro team London Lions mainly Canadians LONDON (CP) The new London Lions professional hockey team, announced Thurs- day, will be a mainly Canadian club "on the fringe of NHL ca- libre or of AHL says general manager Doug Barkley of Calgary. The announcement, made jointly at London and Detroit news conferences, said the 17 man squad will comprise mainly Canadians from the training camp of Detroit Red wings of the National Hockey League and possibly some Eu- ropean and British players. Although no players have yet been signed, a spokesman said the plan was to train the team in Port Huron, Out., Sept, 10-15 and then arrive here for their first game Oct. 19 against Dutch Internationals. The venture is sponsored by Bruce Norris, president of the Red Wings, who said it was an- Hcipated that to SI tnil- I lion would be spent this year. I The ultimate hope was that the scheme would attract Brit- ish talent to hockey and even- tually turn the Lions into a mainly British team. Canadian servicemen made hockey popu- lar in Britain during and follow- ing the Second World War but of late it has all but dis- appeared from the sports scene. Norris also talked of an even- tual world professional hockey championship bringing together Yankees trade Alou brothers NEW YORK (AP) New York Yankees traded Felipe and Matty Alou, two of three brothers in major league base- ball, to contending teams in the National League's East Division Thursday. Matty, a 34-year-old outfielder and first baseman whose life- time batting average of .309 is sixth highest among active ma- jor leaguers, was sent to St. Louis Cardinals, for whom he played in 1971 and 1972. teams from Europe, North America and Japan. "That is where it's ward a world cup." Norris told the news conference. But John F. (Bunny) Ahearne. president of the Inter- national Ice Hockey Federation suggested that travel problems involving Asian parti- cipation made this goal un- likely. OFF AND RUNNING LETHBRIDGE WHOOP-UP DOWNS SEPT. 7-22 They're Here Now 1974 SKI-DOO SNOWMOBILES See whaf's new in snowmobiling for '74. Join us on Saturday, Sept. 8, for free cof- fee and donuts and inspect the new models. CYCLE LTD. 913-3 Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 CLOSED MONDAY OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY tINTIt 9 P.M. ;