OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/9

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Babe Zaharias (47, 1957), Mike Sharpe, Sr. (65, 1988), and Jackie Sato (41, 1999)… [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Cheerleader Melissa vs. Sarah Stock.

[Notes] From April Hunter: “I have spinal injuries from wrestling. Some days I can’t walk, others aren’t as bad. I’ve been in therapy for a year and the bills are REALLLLY adding up. I had insurance, but they dropped me when they found out I was a wrestler, so I’m paying everything out of pocket, which is sucking ass. Someone suggested I might be able to supplement my income doing this. I know I need an updated MRI ($1200.00 and $2000.00) worth of VAX treatments, asap, that I don’t have. And (hard to believe, right?), not a single promoter has offered to do that token “benefit show” so I’m on my own with this.” – Send donations via PayPal to comments@aprilhunter.com

[DVD News] Finally the Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup 2007 two disc set is available at http://wwndvd.com/store.htm! Last years JPC was a once again a memorable event and is something fans have been clamoring for on DVD and now is your chance to get your copy. All revenue raised from every DVD sold will go to benefit a little 2 year old boy named Devin Deschaine who is currently fighting cancer so please do your part to help Devin and purchase your copy right away! Purchase the Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup 2007 at http://wwndvd.com/store.htm

[ROH News] Watch Lance Storm’s explosive confrontation with Sweet & Sour Inc. in Toronto here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruIKTkRjZRs

[SHIMMER] What do you feel are the “must see” matches from each Volume in the SHIMMER DVD series? Post your picks and explain what makes each match a “must see” in the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum.

[Interview] For an interview with Terri Runnels as she looks back at her career in WCW and WWE go to http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk/ccount/click.php?id=18

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Renaissance event on August 23, 2008 in Muncie, Indiana at the Delaware County Fairgrounds featuring TNA Wrestling star SHARK BOY and Former WWE and current ROH and OVW star TANK TOLAND – For more information, go to www.renwrestling.com

[Internet TV] Visit www.NECW.TV to watch the original weekly wrestling TV program produced by New England Championship Wrestling especially for the Internet – always available FREE, on demand and worldwide!

[Radio] ECW Original “Pitbull” Gary Wolf decided to host his own wrestling radio show & His Co-Host Will Be The Chairman Nathan Noss. The first show is still being determined as to what day the First Show Will Air On. Please Add His Show to your myspace at: http://www.myspace.com/Insidethepit — If you Have a Blog Talk Account Please Add The Show At: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidethepit — Be Sure to tune in as i Promise you that things will Get EXTREME.

[Radio] Hey there, gang. Just a reminder that The Wrestling Elite is back on the air this Sunday. The time is 3:00 to 5:00 PM/EST on 1130 AM or stream us at wdn.com. We’ve got all kinds of stuff to cover. New Tag Champs. WWE canned a bunch of wrestlers. Chauncey will fawn over Steve Gerweck from gerweck.net. TNA even has a PPV that night! Yippee! Hope you’ll take the time to listen and perhaps even call in with your take. Be sure to check out the Wrestling Elite page at wdfn.com, keyword “wrestling” for more. http://www.wdfn.com/pages/wrestling.html

[Article] Richie Steamboat follows his Dragon dad [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Former pro wrestler named new warden of detention center [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Lady wrestler won’t be pinned by a bed sore [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Get ready to rumble with WWE today in Venice [reported by Mike Informer]

[Historical Info] Over the past fifteen years, Vance Nevada has become an avid wrestling historian and has spent a LITTLE (actually A LOT) time digging up event results and compiling career records for wrestlers of past and present. He will be doing a massive update of the geocities sites that he has set up for this material in the coming weeks. In case you’re interested, here’s what is on file: http://www.geocities.com/vancenevada/records.html

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