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Pro Wrestling Legend Passes Away

St. Joseph News-Press – March 8, 1994
By Allen Seifert

It was an era when Gust Karras owned Friday night.

His wrestling matches at rickety old St. Joseph Auditorium were such fixtures that other events – from basketball games to bingo nights – were scheduled around them. Continue reading

Wild Red Berry Beats Pete And Keeps His Title

St. Joseph News-Press – February 6, 1943

Wild Red Berry, a fugitive from the coal mines of Kansas, is still the light heavyweight wrestling champion of the world following a victory over Prospector Pete in the main event of last night’s Auditorium card, but the little fellow from Gold Lodge, Ariz., has stamped himself as a very worthy challenger. Continue reading