Jan 26, 1957 Gaffney boxers win at High Point.
!.),-; : eom-. j ac-, I j i ! ! ! ae-, organi-1 j ! j i I dVl''P-j High Point Gaffney Boxers Win 8 Trophies The (inlTiiry Iioxiii Teams, i throw inir all the punches they couh muster, eBine tlirouuh with th ,jKhest homirs of the Hlch Point, n, (., t,H,i nHinent this week. For jls ,,jr( victory in three weeks, the (;BH ney team won the novice tram i,-..hv f ihe other teams by one jioint. The local lighters were awarded the tournament knock-out trophy, the best novice boxer trophy, the best coach trophy, along with four champion-shin and one runner-up trophy. Johnny Stephenson, of t.atlney, a dread to all welters entering the ring, came tarougii with the welterweight championship, and the tournamei.t kiiocK-out trophy. 22 Woods Fires In Cherokee Last 6 Months Cherokee county had 22 woods fires which burned U5.1 acres of land during the last six months of DJ.'ili, according to a state forestry commission report released Fri- day. this was the second highest total in the eight-county district of which Cherokee is a part. Four fires damaging 41.2 acres were recorded iiy December, ' 1 Robt. L. Parris Is Assigned To This is the secern! knock-out trophy for Stephenson .this season. Stephenson, with the blast of strength in his left hand, has suc ceeded in leaving rus last live o; ponents on the canvas In the first i j round. Keggie Martin. GalTney's bantamweight, came through with the championship and in doing so, was voted the best novice boxer of the tournament. Boxing with the skill of a professional, Martin remains undefeated in his last six tournament bouts. . ' r.arl l-ord, GalTney's flyweight, came through with his championship, for the second tournament this season. Woodrow Bridges, GalTney's only small boy, battled his way with a I tremendous flurry of leather for;? throt mumls for the rhiiowioii:;hi n ! ; in the Vi'2 to U8-pound class. i Roy Turner, roach of the G ilTney j i team was voted tiw most popular I I roach of the tournament. L pon receiving the aw'ard, Turner stated: "I didn't win anything, my boys did. I just have boys who want to fight and when tested can do just that." Turner added in behalf of his tc.m, "We are fighting agiinst odds, all r these other teams huve full eight-man team.-, where we only have five, and as ever, I am looking for three hoys who want to get their body in condition to fight and who will do their share of trying to hell) fulfill our hopes , of w inning in Cnarlotte this year. We still have time to get ready i for this event, but any boy who 1 wishes to do so, must get started." i The team works out each evening Monday through Friday at the Limestone Club House. I