Feb 11,1958 Gaffney boxers.
Boxers Eying Charlotte Tournament This Week Coach Roy Turner stated Monday Monday he is expecting several members members of the Gaffney boxing team to rank high in a tournament at Charlotte this week. In fact, he said he will not be surprised if the team produces a champion or two. "Several years have elapsed since a very small boy walked into the National Guard Armory where the Gaffney boxing team was training and asked if he could start fighting." This was what Coach Turner said as he washed Woodrow Bridges, now fighting in the novice novice fly-weight fly-weight fly-weight class for the Gaffney Gaffney team, as he punched the heavy bag in his greatest effort to prepare prepare himself for the chance to win a championship for his team in Charlotte. "This is Woodiow's first novice year, but he has the condition and experience from his sub-novice sub-novice sub-novice years to give someone someone a hard time," Turner continued. continued. "It'? a thrill to me to early early a boy like Woodrow into the ring, because he displays the talent to fight and unexcelled sportsmanship." Turner walked over to two boys who were hard at sweat and working after each other very carefully, Charles Byers and Billy (Continued on page 2)