Jan 10, 1956 Gaffney boxers win at Rock Hill and Drexel.

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Jan 10, 1956 Gaffney boxers win at Rock Hill and Drexel. - Tuc&tlaj', Jan. 10, 19;X Gaffney Boxers VJin...
Tuc&tlaj', Jan. 10, 19;X Gaffney Boxers VJin Bouts At Rock Hill and Drexel Tin- Tin- (iaf'fnt'y lluxinjr Team Fn-day Fn-day Fn-day iiijflit at Km-k Km-k Km-k Hill stood their ground without locmiiiK' a finht to their Hot k Hill uml ( hailottu opponents opponents u 20-limit 20-limit 20-limit card paired at thu Iioi'k Hill National Guard Arnidiy before u erowd of (!()(), Kenneth Gieen, of Gaffney, won by knockout in the first round. It took Green 55 seconds to score the GIRLS WRESTLING National TV Stars GAFFNEY ARMORY WEDNESDAY Jan. 11 8:30 P. M. Sponsored by National Guard I - ti'4 U only KO of the entire card, nt-'aiiist nt-'aiiist nt-'aiiist Itot'er Camplicll, of H'K-k H'K-k H'K-k HiH. A brilliant display of In xiour was ntan'1'd Saturday nijrht at Hrexcl, N. C, with Johnny Stephenson, Uoyce Justice and Kenneth Cobb, ull of Gaffney, . niruinst their op. ponents from Itul herfordton, Drexel Drexel and lielniont. The (iaffney team won four out of thu eijfht bt uts. The local team will y,o strong in the (Jastoniu tournument which starts Thursday, Koy Turner, coach of the Gaffney team, stated. "This year we have a good outlock for the Novice team trophys, and with our boys getting into the shape needed, we can't miss. The boys that are on the team now are seriously at wcrk to attain the shape, never displayed before by any team from Gaffney," Turner said. Results of Friday nitwit's fitfht at Uoclj. Hill are as follows: Lee Medley, of (iaffney, deci-sioned deci-sioned deci-sioned Don Home, of Kock Hill. Reggie Martin, of Gaffney, de-cisioned de-cisioned de-cisioned Richard Phillips, Tif Charlotte. Charlotte. Kenneth Green, of Gaffney, knocked out Roger -Campbell, -Campbell, of Rock Hill, in 55 seconds of the first round. Jerry Phillips, of Gaffney, deei-sioned deei-sioned deei-sioned Jesse Brindle, of Rock Hill. Johnny Stephenson, of Gaffney, won by forfeit. Kenneth Cobb, of Gaffney, won by forfeit. Scores for Saturday night's fights at Drexel are as follows: Woodrow Bridges, of Gaffney, won by decision over Billy Splawn, of RuthcrforSton. Kenneth Green, of Gaffney, won by decision over J. B. Craft, of Belmont. Belmont. Reggie Martin, of Gafney, won by decision over Jimmy Ruff, of Rutherfordton. Royce Justice, of Gaffney, won by decision over Graydean Lawter, of Rutherfordton. Kenneth Cobb lost by Secision to Red Cunningham, of Belmont. Johnny Stephenson lost by close decision to Irving Lancaster, of Rutherfordton. Garry Westbrooks, of Gaffney, lost bv decision to Carl Clark, of ; Drexel. . I Gerald Campbell, of Gaffney, i lost by decision to Don Heaton, of i Drexel.

Clipped from The Gaffney Ledger10 Jan 1956, TuePage 7

The Gaffney Ledger (Gaffney, South Carolina)10 Jan 1956, TuePage 7
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