Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

RUNNING, BOXING, ETC.

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETICS. The South Canterbury Caledonian Sports (professional) Meeting was hold at Timaru yesterday in the pretence of a large attendance. Tlki weather was fine. Additional ink-rest* was lent to the. meeting by the inclusion of a number of ehampioiiship events. The entrants comprised 26 cyclists. 66 runners. 32 for general sports, «;nd 47 dancers and pipers. The champion events resulted as follow:

Cveling (half-mile).—P. Griffin 1, P. O'Sbca 2. Nine others competed. Time, lmin 62tfiec.

Cycling (three miles).—Griffin 1, O'Shea. 2, 11. W. Cant 3. Seven others started. Time, 6min 41isoe.

_High Jump.— G. Campbell (sft BJ,in) 1 Two others competed.

_ Putting _ 221b ' Stone.—P. Munro (35ft si») 1. Six competed. Cumberland Wrestling.—P. Murphy 1, W. J. Seott 2. Three others competed. Highland Fling (Girls).—May Thorn 1, S Glennie 2. Twelve others competed. The principal handicap events resulted as follow : 135 Yards Race.—There were 24 competitors ir the five heats, and the final resulted as follows:—W. Pearse (B£yds) 1. C. A. Corder (6vds) 2, E. P. Stock (34yds) 3. Half-mile Race—W. Casey (45vds) 1. A. Tracey (50yds) ?. A. W. Dormer'(Boyds) 3. Eighteen ran, Time., lmin 55|see*. 75 Yards Race.-R, MTlwjick (7Jvds) 1, J. J. Liveisay 2. J. Quick (6Jyds) 3. Twenty-one competed. Time, 7-fye'e. One-mile Race.—R. Fitzgerald (125vds) 1. W. Cnwy (80yds) 2, C, Hack (80yds) 3. Seven others ran.

Quarter-mile Race.-—Dormer (scratch) 1. V?. Pearse (22yd*) 2. M. Bcrminghani (lovcls) 3. Twelve others rati. Time, 50? sec.

Cycling (oiie mile and a-half).—P. Griffin (25vds) 1. J. M. Smith (160vds) 2. O. O'Connor (2<")oyds) 3. Twelve competed! Time, -Imin 7?sec.

Cvcling (one mile). P. Griffin (15vds) 1. A. E. Smith <losyds) 2, A. Fraser 95ydfi) 3. Time, 2min s|sec. BOXING. ' A boxing contest for the professional light-weight championship and a, purse of £4O took place at. Tim am last night between W. Rhutt. a local boxer, ex-amateur Australasian champion, and P. Cook, of Taumarunui, the present, holder. The decision went easily to Cook on points. Tn a. bantam contest Gunn beat V. Kerr, of Christ church, easily ; and in the lightweights K. Morris, of Kaiapoi, beat J. Stewart, of Tiniani, at the end of the second round. In his second match at billiards with Stevenson in London this week George Gray made a break of 789, all off the red.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD19150102.2.72

Bibliographic details

RUNNING, BOXING, ETC., Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

Word Count
383

RUNNING, BOXING, ETC. Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working