Tag Archives: Ernest Scharpegge

State Mat Champions To Meet Friday Night

The Milwaukee Journal – March 9, 1927

Champions of two states will meet Friday night at the Gayety theater when Ernest Scharpegge, Milwaukee, tackles Buck Olson, Minneapolis.  The Milwaukeean has laid claim to the Wisconsin heavyweight wrestling title, while Olson is generally acclaimed the champion of Minnesota.  They are about evenly matched as to size and weight. Continue reading

Wayne Munn’s Gang To Show At Gayety

The Milwaukee Sentinel – July 19, 1926

Wayne (Big) Munn, former heavyweight champion, and his troupe of wrestlers on a tour of the middle west, will arrive in Milwaukee today for an exhibition at the Gayety theater Tuesday night. Continue reading