Thursday, January 12, 2012
LOOKING THROUGH THE PAGES MAY 1985: by Brian Zelley
Clubs, Club Shows and Tournaments
The first club covered in this issue of the News was the
Prince Rupert Boxing Club. The article touched on
a brief history of the club at the Salmon Belt tournament.
and mention coaches Dick St. Louis and larry "Lefty" Logan.
But it also mentioned the clubs good ffriends of the Indo Canadian
Sikh Association/. Also mentioned was the former Terrace Boxing Club coach
Nanaimo Amateur Boxing Club card, April 13, 1985
A ten bout card with boxers from Nanaimo, Kamloops, Comox, Parksville
Gold river, and Washinton State and clubs from the lower mainland.
Cranbrook Double E Boxing Club show, March 16, 1985
The major bout covered was the Joe Pendry vs Al Harper bout.
Al Stockdale was the chief official but others included
Donna LeMay and Jack Pidgeon.
included some information provided by others across Canada such as
Bob Carswell, Ainslie Frame, Stan Smith, Ken Marjoram,
Dick St. Louis and Mike Sartori. Sartori passed on a stack of photos
of the 1985 BC Winter Games boxing tournament.
The 12 page issue include five pages of Sixties fkahbacks including:
>"The Golden Boys of the Sixties", "the 1967 Diamond Belt Revival",
"Emerald Boys of the Sixties", "1968 Silver Gloves Revival",
"1966 Bronze Gloves Champions and Finalists" and "21 Select
Vancouver Island boxers 1960 to 1964".