Rousing night on Fight Street

NEW GLASGOW — Young members of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club delighted nearly 300 fans at the club’s more recent card on Saturday at Summer Street. Three of the eight Albion boxers recorded wins on the card that featured 12 matches, three of them exhibition. “It was amazing,” Albion head coach Al Archibald said. “It...

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Albion boxing club hosts card Saturday

TRENTON – Up to nine members of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club could be on the annual spring card the club is hosting on Saturday. Doors open at 6 p.m. and boxing is set to begin at 7 p.m. at Summer Street. The card will feature two medalists from the recent Canadian championships: gold medalist...

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Boxing club marks 30 years

TRENTON — Being honoured by the town of Trenton is timely for the Albion Amateur Boxing Club, club president Jim Worthen says. Worthen, the club’s original head coach, accepted a certificate on behalf of the club from Mayor Shannon MacInnis on April 10 in conjunction with the monthly town council meeting. “I’m really happy to...

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Fraser Canadian ring champ

TRENTON — Matt Fraser is coming home a Canadian champion. The 16-year-old Fraser, who is a member of the Albion Amateur Boxing Club, defeated Cole Brander from Alberta to win in the youth 49-kilogram weight class at the Canadian amateur boxing championships in Edmonton. Fraser previously lost twice to Brander but won this time by...

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Boxers brace for four cards

TRENTON — Albion boxers are preparing for four weekends of events over the next month. Cards are scheduled to be hosted on Saturday by Tri Town club in Cape Breton, June 10 by the Citadel club in Halifax, June 17 in Membertou and later in the month in Canning. The Albion hosted its spring card...

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