Tag Archives: Violet Viann

Viann-LaClaire Duo Cop Wrestle Feature Event

St. Petersburg Times – December 25, 1953
By Mae Barber

In the best girl wrestling match this reporter has ever been privileged to witness, the team of Violet Viann and Le Chona LaClaire turned back Bonnie Watson and Judy Glovers at the armory last night.  It was an Australian tag match. Continue reading

Five Girls At Beach Arena

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – January 30, 1953

Some of the oldtimers in sports can probably remember the time when Mildred Burke wasn’t the woman’s champion. Continue reading

Tag Match Is Feature

Sarasota Journal – January 27, 1953

Violet Viann and Helen Hild will meet Mars Bennett and Barbara Baker in a tag team wrestling match at the American Legion Coliseum tonight as the gal grapplers return to Sarasota. 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

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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