BC Boxing News - A new journey begins - THE ROAD TO EXCELLENCE
As a follow-up to "B C BOXING NEWS - Flashbacks & Memories, a new story is to begin which blends some of the issue raised in the past story with expanded information, and fresh new bits and pieces of information and new developments.
The beginning of this story is like the beginning of the new season in amateur boxing in British Columbia to cover 1909/1910 and "Boxing B C" (BCABA) has a fresh new Board of Directors with the new president being Chris Jones of Victoria and a membet of the Capital City Boxing organization.
The month of October 2009 will see a number of club cards in various regions of the Province with the first expected in the Mission area in early October.
Looking back to the previous story, there were such stories of the brief history of the Langley Boxing Club and past coaches such as coach Elmore or Austin over the decades.
There was a previous story that briefly mentioned The 1976 B C Select Junior Boxers vs the English schooboy team in competition. This story will expand the details to give some specifics, but the three Victoria locals to receive special awards for service to the sport of amateur boxing in British Columbia were MIKE CAIRD, HOWARD CURLING and BRIAN ZELLEY. The two tournaments took place in the Exhibition Gardens in Vancouver and a site hosted by the London Boxing Club in Victoria.