Monday, September 12, 2016

BCABHOF 2017 Nominees

2017 BCABHOF nominees

The 2017 nominee Parade:by Brian Zelley
Thirteen nominees with 11 receiving adequate support to-date

Top Early Name: Mickey Sims follwed by honourary nominee
Lennox Lewis. 
                         Lennox Lewis, Olympic Gold 1988

                    Mickiey Sims, former president Boxing BC

Special Club Categories:
The Lowes and West South Hill/Firefighters Boxing Club

Nine of the many that were part of the Firefighters' legacy
                 Freddy Fuller, Dick Findlay, Dave Wylie
                  Brian Zelley, Gordie Lawson, Jmmy Walters,
              John Gamble, Frank Albert Scott, Lindy Lindmoser.

A Special category nominated is:
The BC Golden Boys from 1939 to 1969:

The others between 1965 and  1968 are:
Freddy Fuller, Dick Findlay, Ray Lampkin, Neil Knight.

There are nine other names nominated:

        Two photos from the Arnold McKewen scrapbook

Others Mike Moore, Leif AlbrÄ“ctsen and Tommy Yule. 

Monday, February 8, 2016

Inductees 2016, Year 7

2016 INDUCTEES: * By Brian Zeller
* Boyd Bain, Ed Williams, Shirley Knopp,
Sid Knopp, Ray Beaulieu, Scott Galloway,
Steven Kodak, Steve Wood, Asif Dar,
Ian Clyde, Scotty Olson, North West Eagles,
BC Senior Boxing team 1970 Nationals.
Ian Clyde, honorary inductee

* Ian Clyde, Asif Dar and Scotty Olson
Muhamkad Ali, George Chuvalo and 
Jimmy McLarnin in the honourary inductees class.

* Shirley Knopp joins other women in boxng
incluiding builders Margaret O'Reilly and Linda Gigliotti.  

Boyd Bayne, Ed Williams and Sid Knopp
added to the builders category which includes the first five in 2010
Dave Brown, Elio Ius, Fred Fuller
Pat O'Reilley and Rick Brough

*Ray Beaulieu, Scott Galloway,
Steven Kodiak and Steve Wood
are four of the original co-founders
and administrators along with
Brian Zelley  and Dan McGarvie.
Ray, Scott, Steven and Steve
are recognized for their
contribution for the success
of the
British Columbia Amateur Boxing
Hall of Fame
and BC Amateur Boxing.

                      North West Eagles Boxing Club 1965