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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Napoles keeps world title By GORDON GRANT CP General Sports Editor TORONTO (CP) Jose Napoles of Mexico retained his world welterweight boxing title Saturday with a 15-round unanimous decision over game Clyde Gray of Toronto The decision was originally announced as a split decision, but a check of the referee s card showed he had made an error in scoring one round to Gray that should have gone to the champion Napoles a 33 year old Cuban exile living in Mexico City was in control from the start and had Gray down in the fifth hitting him with a left hook to the jaw for the fight s only knock-down Gray, 26, put on a furious rally hoping for a 15th round knockout and while he hit hard and often it was too little and too late Napoles who weighed in at the 147-pound limit, was the consummate artist hitting with both hands to the head and body in superb con dition at 145 pounds showed his inexperience by con- centrating on the head WINS L4ST ROUND The Canadian and Com monwealth champion a native of Three Mile Plains N S won the 15th round on all cards he won only four others as he took a lesson from Napoles who increased his record to 72 wins in eluding 52 knockouts and six losses Grav s record now stands at 4031 Referee Jay Edson of Phoenix Ariz scored the fight 71 67 the same as Jose Guerra of Mexico Tony Can- ?ano of Toronto had it 71 65 Napoles was the aggressor through most of the fight and dispelled any suggestion he vvasn t in shape bv corning on strong after losing the seventh eighth and ninth rounds The knockdown in the fifth came after a flurry of punches by both fighters Gray threw a right and missed and took Napoles left on the jaw Gray was up at one but had to take the mandatory eight count Napoles continued to score well in the round but he couldn t put his tough oppo- nent away as Gray attempted to stay at long distance LACKED POWER It became obvious in the seventh round that Giays punches lacked the power to knock out Napoles However it appeared there was always the possibility the champ would win by a KO Gray won the seventh round and the next two were repeats although Napoles cut Gray s left eve in the seventh He bloodied the Canadian s nose in the fourth While Gray was winning (he middle rounds urged on bv a crowd of LMHA sets dates for signing up The Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association announc ed Saturday that registrations lor the 1973 74 hockey season will get under way Thursday All wishing to play this vear will have seven days to sign up and no late registrations will be accepted Registrations will be taken Thursday and Fndav nights Irom six to nine o clock and again Saturday and Sunday between 12 o clock noon and live Next Mondy through Wednesday will be the final days of registrations and will be accepted every evening from six to nine o clock All registration forms can be picked up at the Adams Ice Centre Meanwhile a mass practice will be staged for all juvenile players wishing to try out for the Lethbridge Juvenile Warriors tonight Another practice is set for Wednesday night for all those planning to make either the Pee Wee Marlands or Voyageurs this term In both cases piactices is slated for 8 30 at Henderson and all players should take their equipment Andreachuk scores two KAMLOOPS, BC (CP) Calgary Centennials won their fifth straight Western Canada Hockey League exhibition game Friday night, edging Kamloops Chiefs 7-6 in Kam loops Chris McMasters and Randy Andreachuk each netted a pair for Kamloops while Greg Millyard and Tim Peck added singles about 11 000 who paid between and for a seat, Napoles never changed expression and didn t ever appeal to be in trouble Casals beats Billie Jean HOUSTON (AP) Bilhe Jean King the toast of women s tennis after beating Bobby Riggs ended a magical week Saturday by losing to Rosemary Casals 7-6 6-1 in the semi-finals of a 000 women s tennis tournament here 'ALL RIS-HT-OUT WITH IT.' WHAT'S GOIN1 ON BETWEEN VDU AN( THAT YOUR IMAGINATION'S OVERTIME, KID THERE'S NOTHIN1 GOIN1 ON TELL6YTHEWAYYOU IGNORED 'ER.' FUNNY, I ALWAYS THOUGHT SHERLOCK HOLMES WAS A FBUA Monday, September 24, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Spoils perfect record Leeds United tied LONDON (AP) Leeds United was held to a 0-0 draw- by Manchester United Satur-' day and lost its perfect soccer lecord in jlhe Enghbh Leaeue s First Division Leeds with seven straight wins, kept a three-oomt lead at the top of the standings however with 15 points from eight games Dejby hammered Southampton 6 2 and moved into second place with Coventn with 12 points in nine games Three teams Burnley, Newcastle and Leicester were in third place with 11 points each Burnley went down 2-3 at Ipswich and lost its unbeaten record Onlv two teams Leeds ana Leicester remain ed undefeated in the First Division Kevin Hector newly chosen for the England team scored tinee goaib for Derby Alan Hinton and Roger Davies with two were the other Derby scorers Brian 0 Neil had two foi Southampton Coventry and Newcastle tied 2 2 Malcolm Macdonald sent Newcastle into the lead in the 24th minute Brian Alderson tied it 1 1 m the 565th minute and four minutes later Colin Stein gave Coventn a 2-1 lead at half time Newcastle s John Tudor piovided the final tie in the 77th minute Ipswich won 3-2 over Burnlev with two goals bv Biyan Hamilton LeigMon James scored for Burnley a few before half time Colin Haroer made it 3 1 in 56th minute before Doug Collins of scored Bowling Scores C.JOC Grace McPike 251 Harry Gerrich 312 Ralph Thompson 255 Eleanor Fenton 285 (706) Dieter Bechtold 260 Hilda Kendall 251 Kay Dairson 245 Kathy Meciler 268 Jim Wright 286 Jock Mulgrew 257 (724) SENIOR CITIZENS Kath'epn Bernhart 237 Frank Bernhart 227 (646) Matt 217 Hprolo Perry 223 Irene Mar cmko2C6 harr> Chapman 236 (642) BaKer 216 Fred Beard 254 To ArChbcld213 Cy I Miron 197 [tHRYMCK The Chrysler Ma DSHOW Chrvsler New Brousham 4-Door Ha-dtop Welcome to Road Show '74. The new cars from Chrysler are in the showroom now. Luxury star of Road Show '74 is the dis- tinctive new Imperial. Elegance takes on a beautiful new look in Imperial for 1974! Imperial LeBaron 4-Door Hardtop '74 B31PP For nine consecutive vears Chrysler has been the bales leader in the luxury car class And Chrysler for 1974 measures up in everv From the top-of-the-lme New Yorker Brougham to rhe surprisingly affordable Chrysler Newport, there's plenty of excitement for you at Road Show '74 DODGE Plymouth Fury Gran Coupe 2-Door Hardtop These New Plymouth Fury and Dodge Monaco full-size models have been beautifully re-styled And they're loaded with standard equipment like V8 power, automatic transmission, power power front disc brakes Come on down to Road Show '74 and get all the facts Dodge Monaco Brougham MHH5IZE'74 PLYMOUTH DODC3E Plymouth Satellite Sebnng Pius 2-Door Hardtop Meet the mid-size '74 Plymouth Satellite and Dodge Charger and Dodge Coronet Series Big family room with 'round-town maneuverability All at a mid-size price So gather up the gang and get together with your Chrysler Man Pl> mouth 'Cuda 2 Door Hardtop Pljmoulh Valiant Duster 2 Door Coupe Dodge Charger SE 2 Door Hardtop COMPACTS FROM PLYMOUTH DODGE Dodge Challenger 2 Door Hardtop Dodge Dart and Plymouth Valiant may be compacts, but they're loaded with typical extra care in engineering features like the Electronic Ignition System, torsion bar front suspension, Umbody construction and plenty more And don't miss the Sports Compacts Plymouth Barracuda and Dodge Challenger They're two for the road at Road Show '74 Dodge Dart Swnf-cr 2 DOG, Hardtop III Dodge Club Cab The only Pickup with the Hip-pocket This cab gives you an extra 34-cubic feet of space behind the front seat Room for any- thing you'd rather have riding inside the protection of the cab Optional fold-down auxiliary seats with seat belts are available Dodge Club Cab Road Show '74 is the place to see it brings you ROAD SHOW 74 ;