Tag: Joey Powell

  • Camden Reached Peak in Boxing in 1919-20

    Camden Reached Peak in Boxing in 1919-20

    Camden Courier-Post – July 26, 1955 Standout Performers Appeared in Bouts Held at Armory Camden has had its ups and downs in the boxing game, but probably reached its peak so far as performers are concerned when bouts were held at the Haddon Avenue Armory during 1919-20. However, a number of clubs flourished in the…

  • Life Hereabouts by Charlie Humes

    Life Hereabouts by Charlie Humes

    Camden Courier-Post – March 19, 1949 Down Memory Lane with that Old Gang of Yours… in a few of the years when Our Town was as good a sport town as any in the land… from the time that Taylor and Gunnis promoted fights through the years to Roxie Allen… Mickey Blair… Eddie Chaney… Shamus…

  • Webster Will Join Forces With Georgette, Prince

    Webster Will Join Forces With Georgette, Prince

    Camden Courier Post – November 20, 1948 By TOM RYAN A new boxing triumvirate soon will be formed in Camden, it was learned today. Those involved are Tony Georgette, Joe Webster and Eddie Prince, all Camden residents. The merger of the trio into one group has been talked over for the past months among the…

  • ‘Joey’ Powell Rearrested As County Opens Holdup Probe

    ‘Joey’ Powell Rearrested As County Opens Holdup Probe

    Camden Courier-Post – March 17, 1936 Orlando Acts as City Cops Free Former Boxer in Payroll Plot Frameup Charged by Another Suspect Prisoner Says Ex-Fighter Got Him in on Theft, Tipped Police Joseph “Joey” Powell, former boxer who was arrested by city police in connection with a South Camden holdup and subsequently released, was rearrested…

  • Allen Takes Thumping But Gets Even Break

    Allen Takes Thumping But Gets Even Break

    Camden Courier-Post – September 1, 1928 Former Maine Ringster Wins Four Rounds, Loses Three, Splits One in 8-Round Fuss A chorus of 1500 enraged voices, raised in a discordant unison, greeted the announcement of a draw decision handed down by Referee Ray Smith at the conclusion of eight rounds of legal assault between Roxie Allen…

  • Michaels Anxious to Beat Spearing

    Michaels Anxious to Beat Spearing

    Camden Courier-Post – August 29, 1928 Riverside Youngster Out to Erase Cabana Defeat; Spearing Has Iron Jaw The Joe Spearing-Joey Michaels bout, which is slated as the semi- windup to the Roxie Allen-Emory Cabana fight at the Public Service Park on Friday night, is attracting nearly as much interest as the wind-up. Spearing is rapidly…

  • Spearing May Give Michaels Real Tilt

    Spearing May Give Michaels Real Tilt

    Camden Courier-Post – August 28, 1928 East Camden Lightweight is Rapidly Developing Into Windup Performer Joe Spearing, of East Camden, who meets Joey Michaels, Riverside slugger in the eight-round semi-final to the Roxie Allen-Emory Cabana bout at Public Service Park on Friday night, is rapidly fighting his way into the windup class. It only has…