Tag Archives: Ann LaVerne

Miss Lee Fights At Fort Tonight

The Tuscaloosa News – February 26, 1941

Larry Kasaboski Meets Rod Fenton On Preliminary

A program of contrasts is scheduled for the American Legion wrestling show at Fort Brandon armory tonight.

A pair of the toughest matmen in the business take over the canvas in the opening event, while two girls are booked to do the wrestling in the final bout. Continue reading

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Lane, LaVerne Team For Win On Armory Bill

St. Petersburg Times – February 14, 1952

Bobby Lane and Ann LaVerne out-maneuvered Billy Darnell and Helen Hild at the Armory last night in Pat O’Hara’s feature mixed Australian tag match. Continue reading

Lane Beats Hernandez In Wrestling Feature

St. Petersburg Times – January 17, 1952

Rugged Bobby Lane won the feature event of last night’s National Guard wrestling show at the N. Worth Gable Armory by taking two of three falls from Juan Hernandez. Continue reading

Top Wrestlers Go On Beach Program

Miami Daily News – February 16, 1951

Success of big time wrestling in Miami Beach will be put to the well known crucial test when the great names in the sport world will be on display tonight at the Auditorium. The amazing Rocca, South American marvel with a thousand tricks at his command, will be in one of the feature attractions, opposed to Count Frederick Von Schacht. Continue reading

Arena Results

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – February 20, 1952

Ann LaVerne defeated Helen Hild in two falls, and Daniel Boone Savage pinned Jimmy Ray then was disqualified against Herb Lawson in last night’s matches at the Beach Arena. Continue reading

Fourth Set of Mat-Maids Slated For Ball Park Friday

The Sunday Star – September 10, 1950

Ellen Olsen

Ellen Olsen

With the outdoor season fast drawing to a close, Bert Bertolini, matchmaker for Wilmington Park, Inc., will feature the matmaids on the year’s 11th all-star wrestling card Friday night at the Blue Rocks ball park.

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Lane-Hernandez Match Headlines Wrestling Card

St. Petersburg Times – January 13, 1952

Bobby Lane, the villain of the local mat, tackles Juan Hernandez in the feature bout on Wednesday night’s wrestling card at the N. Worth Gable Armory Promoter Pat O’Hara announced last night.

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Indian Don Eagle Stand-Out Athlete

The Miami News – December 23, 1951

Taught Wrestling By Dad; Meets Von Schacht At Beach

Don Eagle, who meets Fred Von Schacht, 235 pound Milwaukean, in one of the two finish wrestling matches on the same program on which Buddy Rogers tangles with Nick Roberts at Miami Beach Auditorium Friday night, was born 25 years ago on the Caughawaga Indian reservation in Canada.

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Wrestling

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – February 20, 1952

Arena Results

Ann LaVerne defeated Helen Hild in two falls, and Daniel Boone Savage pinned Jimmy Ray then was disqualified against Herb Lawson in last night’s matches at the Beach Arena.

In a mixed team match, LaVerne and Lawson wrestled Hild and Saul Weingeroff to a draw.  Chester Piechocinski defeated Jimmy Ray and Ted Rozankowski took the Boston Bull, who was disqualified.