Category Archives: Champion Area

History of Champion and surrounding area.

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“Ruby’s Dad” with Ruby Knive

Ruby Knive talks about growing up in a single parent home raised by her father in the 1920s and 30s. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

“Teaching During World War II” with Margaret and Ray Shaw

In this story, Ray Shaw narrates Margaret’s stories about school during World War II. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

The Champion Red Sox, 1946 – 1965

Between 1946 and 1965, the Champion Red Sox were the hottest game in town. Led by Coach Shorty Bouzyan, the Red Sox’s record during those years was 419-152. Thanks to Sev’s record-keeping, we can get a glimpse into seasonal statistics : And a taste of some of the seasons’ highlights: There are lots of familiar […]

Municipal Heritage Project Open House

Open publication – Free publishing – More heritage Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Let’s Keep in Touch

Area pioneers had left their family, friends and everything familiar behind. The loneliness they suffered in their new home was heightened by the lack of knowing what was happening where they had come from. A day looked forward to with anticipation was Mail Day at their nearest post office. Most often the post office was […]

“The Bishop’s Chair” with Ray Shaw

This installment features a story as told by Ray Shaw, of a ‘famous’ chair in the family dating back to the 1920s. Written and narrated by Ray Shaw, produced by Bev Knutson Shaw. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments […]

“The Orville and Clara Smith Farm”

This installment of the Vulcan County History Digital Story Series, features Irene Smith of Champion and her story of the family’s history in the Champion District. Happy 100 Champion! Produced by Bev Knutson Shaw and Irene Smith. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it […]

“An Alston Story”

Another installment of the Vulcan County History Digital Story Series, is a story of experiences at Alston School, narrated and written by Arlen Smith. Enjoy and happy 100 Champion! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

“Mainstreet in Champion”

Another installment of Vulcan County History’s Digital Story series, features John MacDougall’s story of Champion’s mainstreet and its changes over the years, narrated by Alec MacDougall. Enjoy and happy 100 Champion! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this […]

“Baseball in Champion” with Kolten Nelson

Another installment of the Vulcan County History Digital Story Series features Kolten Nelson narrating the history of baseball in Champion and its lasting influence on the community. Enjoy and Happy 100 Champion! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on […]