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Boxing

  • Arthur P. Dore

    Careeer
    Highlights

    • Participated in Golden Gloves for 5 years
    • Coach, Trainer and Manager of World Champion – Super Middleweight, Murray Sutherland
    • Coach, Trainer and Manager of World Champion and Heavyweight, Earnie Shavers
    • Originator of the Nationally known “Toughman Contest”
    • Sponsored amateur boxing in Bay City/Bay County for 55 years

    Click HERE To Read MLive Article.
  • Barney Glowicki

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay County Sports Hall of Fame Charter Member Secretary Since 1990
    • 1942 - Bay City Golden Gloves Champion
    • Boxed in the Grand Rapids State Tournament 1942
    • 1945 Co-Captain BCC Football Team
    • Honorable Saginaw Valley, Honorable Mention All-State Detroit Free Press
    • 1946 Michigan State Varsity Boxing Team
    • Past President of Bangor High Booster Club & Bangor Board of Education
  • Bill St. Peter

    Inducted 2015

    Career
    Highlights

    • Two Time National Silver Gloves Boxing Champion
    • Played in Pony, Colt, and Connie Mack World Series
    • High School All-American Dream Team in Baseball
    • Drafted 5th Round Cincinnati Reds in High School 110 Pick Overall
    • Started as a Freshman at the University of Michigan
    • Drafted by Chicago Cubs - Played Four Years in the Minors
    • Professional Walleye Angler for 13 Years
    Click HERE To Read MLive Article.
  • Clarence Whipp

    Inducted 2001

    Career
    Highlights

    • Handy Coach - Basketball, Football, Golf & Wrestling
    • Western High - Basketball, Football, Golf & Wrestling
    • University of Maryland - All American Football & Lacross
    • Boxing Champ - Southern Conference -- 1947
    • State of Michigan Golf & Wrestling Official
    • Passed Away in 2000
  • Dean Oswald

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • Little League 'Pony' Federation Baseball
    • Pee Wee Jr. Sr. Mens Ice Hockey, Flag Football Mens Sr. League Bay City
    • Varsity Wrestling , Baseball T.L. Handy
    • Amateur Boxer 1957-68 Pro Boxer 1968-79.
    • Coached Boxing 1965-79. Started Jr. Olympics.
    • U.S.A. Boxing Coach 1977-78-79, Originator of Toughman Contest 1979, Pro Spar Partner
    • Operates Oswalds Bear Ranch Since 1984

  • Edward C. Heinz

    Inducted 1998

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Central
    • 1935 - 1st Bay City Boxer to Claim State Golden Goves Championship
    • 1935 - Won NE Michigan Novice Middleweight Championship
    • 1936 - Open NE MIchigan Boxing Champion
    • 1936 - State of Michigan - Open Middleweight Champion
    • One of Bay City's Most Popular Athletes of the 1930s

  • George H. "Kid" Lavigne

    Inducted 1998

    Career
    Highlights

    • Boxing Lightweight Champion of the World 1896-1899
    • Born in Bay City, Mi - December 6, 1869
    • Elected to Michigan Sports Hall of Fame
    • 'Pound for pound, one of the greatest fighters who ever lived'
    • Defeated Dick Burge (British) to win World LW Title
    • Defeated 'Giant Killer

  • Harold "Buck" Schumann

    Inducted 2015

    Career
    Highlights

    • Legendary Lifetime Pinconning Sports Booster and Distinguished Community Volunteer
    • 50 Year+ Volunteer Member Pinconning Spartan Sideline High School Football "Chain Gang"
    • 2012 - Pinconning Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year
    • 2012 - Pinconning Spartan Booster Club President
    • Named Honorary Member of the High School Football Coaches Association
    • 1958 - Golden Gloves Boxer
    • 1956 - Member of NEMC Champion Pinconning Spartan High School Football Team
  • Ken Meylan

    Inducted 2011

    Career
    Highlights

    • Regional Golden Gloves Boxing Champion 8 Times
    • Michigan Golden Gloves State Middleweight Champion 1962
    • Race Car Driver - Multiple All Points Champion at Tri-City Raceway (1960's & 1970's)
    • Popular Aggressive Competitor in 'Toughman' Boxing Events

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

  • Monte Oswald

    Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • USA AAU All-American Boxing Team
    • USA Olympic Boxing Team 1977-1980
    • Olympic National Middleweight Champion
    • 4-Time State Golden Gloves Champion
    • 4-Time State AAU Middleweight Champion
    • 1979 Amateur Athlete of the Year - Bay County
  • Murray Sutherland

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1981 – U.S.B.A Light-Heavy Boxing Champion
    • 1982 -- Moved to Bay City, started a family and set up training camp to advance boxing career
    • 1984 – I.B.F.  World Super Middleweight Champion and U.S.B.A Super Middleweight Champion
    • 2014 – Honored at the I.B.F/U.S.B.A. Convention in Atlantic City for being the Inaugural  I.B.F. Super Middleweight Champion
    • Career Record – 49-13-1 (40) KO’s
    • Greatest Accomplishment – “My Family”
    Click HERE To Read MLive Article.
  • Robert "Bob" Arsenault

    Inducted 2012

    Career
    Highlights

    • Local Boxing Icon -- 50 Years
    • Professional Boxing Coach
    • Golden Gloves Boxing Coach
    • Junior Olympic Coach - Jordan Wesphal
    • Coach: Murray Sutherland,
    • Coach: Brandon Arsenault

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

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