"BRITISH COLUMBIA AMATEUR BOXING
ANNUAL AND 1984 SUMMER OLYMPICS"
-Editor: Brian Zelley, President: George Armson.
(The annual of 1984 would summarize the past years
activity including the LA Oympics with 14 pages
of news, views and photos.).
Page 2: Editor's Tribute
.The listing of 36 names of persons that helped me
during the year with information that would be used
in one or more "BC AMATEUR BOXING NEWS".
George Armson, Monty Brown, Ron Butlin, Mike Caird,
Bob Carswell, Howard Curling, Bob Decker, Bob Edgett,
Dr. J. Falletta, Jolly Edwards, Ainslie Frame, Greg Eakes,
Jim Hills, Glynn Jones, Shirley Knopp, Sid Knopp, John
Kovac, Barry Krangle, Sukhi Lalli, Bert Lowes, Dick MacLean,
Bill MacAllister, Ken Marjoram, Marg O'Reilly, Norman
Racicot, Dorothy Runacres, Brian Sacho, Jerry Shears,
Art Smith, Dick St. Louis, Chuck Syme, Dave Thompson,
Joe Webb, Ian Weir, Bill Zelley and Dorothy Zelley.
Also, on page two was listed the Board of Directors as of
the end of the year. Bob Decker started but did not finish
his term. The directors pre-election were:
George Armson, Sid Knopp, Marg O'Reilly,
Larry Carney, Shirley Knopp, Bert Lowes,
Glynn Jones, Brian Zelley and Dave Thompson.
Closing out page two was an Olympic CP photo with Canada's
Dale Walters and Japanese boxer Hiroaki Takami.
Page 3: "At The Bell" by Brian Zelley
Summary of events from the September 1983
AGM to the July 1984 Olympic boxing team
training in Burnaby.
Also, a list of areas that we can improve including the basic skills
of our boxers, and the level and quality of public realations to the
Pages 4 to 7 included an annual round-up with photos on
page 7 of Rick Brough, Scott Cessford, Alan Brown,
Dale Walers and Lennox Lewis.
Page 10 and 11: "The Third Man - Referees" by Brian Zelley.
Included "Hints For Referees", "Caution" and "Conclusions".
Page 12: "Jerry's Jabs" by Jerry Shears and then
half of page 12 through page 14 related to Olympic coverage.
HOPE and VISION:
Page 8: Various titles, but one that took 26 years to realize
in 2010, the title of the piece "WISHES, HOPES and DREAMS"
"...Although there are a number of annual awards that are given
to our members, your editor would like to see the establishment
of something of a permanent nature. Therefore, we should
BRITISH COLUMBIA AMATEUR BOXING HALL OF FAME"
2010 - For 26 years, the above idea became lost and forgotten
and just faded away, and the ashes of the idea were
like dust in the wind.
But, through the efforts of a small group, the idea was re-ignited
and the hopes, wishes and dreams became a reality with the start of the
BRITISH COLUMBIA AMATEUR BOXING HALL OF FAME.
September 2011, 27 long years since the 1984 idea, and ten
more inductees were recognized and added to the core
group of 15 and the count is now 25 in September.
And, in September 2012 there will be others to recognize and remember.