Tag Archives: Jack Kiser

Nagurski To Headline Friday Program

The Oregonian – October 16, 1953

One of the greatest football players in collegiate grid history, Bronko Nagurski, will take the spotlight in the top attraction of the Portland Wrestling Club’s mat show at the armory Friday night. Continue reading

Kitzmiller Gets Even Mat Break

The Oregonian – March 14, 1944

Husky George Kitzmiller managed to dump Jack Lipscomb in his “double main event” at the Labor Temple mat matches Monday night, but lacked the zip to make it a clean sweep in one of the hottest cards seen in several weeks. Continue reading

Referee Faces Two Opponents

The Oregonian – March 12, 1944

George Kitzmiller and Jack Lipscomb, whose main-event clash last week ended in a verdict for Lipscomb when Kitzmiller stayed out of the ring too long while engaged in an unscheduled fracas with Buck Davidson, tangle again Monday night at the Labor Temple – with Davidson officially in the match this time. Continue reading

Soldat Bests Kiser Tandem

The Oregonian – January 30, 1951

Black-bearded Soldat Gorky defeated the Kiser brothers combo in the feature match of promoter Don Owen’s wrestling program at the Labor Temple Monday night. Continue reading

Brother Aids Kiser In Win

The Oregonian – January 23, 1951

Jack Kiser, with some spontaneous assistance from his younger brother, Dale, defeated a very angry Soldat Gorky in the feature tangle of promoter Don Owen’s Labor Temple wrestling card Monday night. Continue reading

‘Battle’ Won By Carl Engstrom

The Oregonian – October 17, 1953

Carl Engstrom was declared the winner of the wrestling “Battle Royal” Friday night at the armory after pinning Jack Kiser with a whip wristlock, outlasting a field of seven grapplers. Continue reading

Hammerlock King Taken To The Cleaners

Kelso Kelsonian-Tribune – September 13, 1951

The mighty exponent of the hammerlock, Jack O’Reilly, met his match Monday evening (Sept. 10) at Fairgrounds Arena as Carl Engstrom of Minnesota took a two out of three falls decision from the Australian grappler. Continue reading

Red Berry Tops Four-Bout Card

Spokane Daily Chronicle – January 11, 1955

Four bouts, headed by the appearance of Wild Red Berry, are on tap tonight in the wrestling program at the Interstate Fairgrounds. Continue reading