Saturday, November 5, 2011

REVELSTOKE to host BC BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS

THE 2011/2012 PROVINCIALS at REVELSTOKE: by Brian Zelley

2011/2012 Provincial Championships
Host Club: Revelstoke Boxing Club.
Coaches: Sam LeRose and Angelo LeRose
SAM LEROSE, Coach and Manager




REVELSTOKE BOXERS EXPECTED TO COMPETE
From early announcements, Revelstoke is expecting four of it's
boxers will be ready for action in the home town Provincial
tournament that will assist in selecting the various BOXING BC
teams for National Championships.

FLASHBACKS - 1984
One of the many past Provincial Championships tournaments in
the past was the 1984 tournament that took place in the
BVABA Training Centre in Burnaby. The head official in-charge
was FRED FULLER.

In the senior open divisions, the champions were:
Roger LaFlame (Williams Lake), Joe Pendry (Kimberley).
L. Rolfe (Astoria), T. Holmes (Shamrock), Wayne Welsh
(Kelowna) and heavyweight Dan Zaleski of Astoria.
Intermediate (Youth) champions were:
Gauthier, Wilson, Brown, Noel, Beltrame and Butter.

in preliminary action in the senior middleweight division.
Shamrock Boxing club boxer TREVOR HOLMES upset veteran
boxer from the Astoria Boxing club ALEX ANGELOMATIS, and
in the finals earned a unanimous decision over K. Price of
Williams Lake.

An interesting result was Langley welterweight AL HARPER
earned a RSC victory over DANNY THOMPSON of Olympus, but
failed to make the final bout against JOE PENDRY who had
stopped GERALD PETERS of Vernon in a prelim bout, while
Harper earned a unanimous decision over S. JACKSON of the
Queensborough Boxing club.

THE CHAMPIONS
One of the first news reports was the victory by three members
of Thistletown Boxing Club coached by Graham McIntosh in Kelowna
with a three for three result. One of the names announced was
Connor McKinley.

Tom Speirs, Spruce Capital Warriors earned two
victories to win the Provincial ligh-heavyweight open senior
division. The Prince George club coached by Wayne Sponagle
was expected to have four boxers compete.

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