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Slaughter Special Guest At Military Appreciation Day Event

By Jeff Sharkey The 2011 Cauliflower Alley Club recipient of the Iron Mike Award, Sgt. Slaughter, continues to show why his recognizable image spans across the world of professional wrestling and into other arenas.  On July 14 at Time Warner Cable Field in Appleton, WI, Sarge was the featured personaility as part of Military Apprection […]

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Veteran’s Day 30 yrs ago…Sharkey’s Shmazz

In honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11, I’ve decided to write about the 30th anniversary of a wrestling card I attended in 1979.   I started to notice more about that event and how many things related to veterans weaved in and out of my life, both then and now. Two years earlier, I first […]

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2009 Reunion snap shots from Jeff Sharkey (updated 5-21-09)

Snap shots from the 2009 Reunion as seen through Jeff Sharkey’s camera.          

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Sharkey’s Schmazz – 4/19/09

Second generation wrestler.  Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Champion.  Hawaiian Heavyweight Champion.  Georgia TV Champion.  Georgia Heavyweight Champion. AWA World Tag Team Champion.  Four-time AWA World Heavyweight Champion.  Cauliflower Alley Club President.  And most recently, recipient of the Iron Mike Mazurki Award.   Distinctions.  Championships.  Honors.  All bestowed on one Nick Bockwinkel.    All of them justifiably earned.  In […]

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Sharkey’s Schmazz – 04-05-09

So many words, so little time.  I agreed to put together one more column for the website before departing for the 2009 CAC reunion.  Now, with just a week away before I get on the plane,  and umpteen things to consider finishing before I do… well, a column was one of those things you think […]

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Sharkey’s Schmazz – 3/8/09

Before this column gets underway, I want to thank everyone who has written in thus far since the debut of this section a few weeks ago. Let me repeat that I welcome your comments on any and all topics, especially if it deals with something I can interest other CAC members with in a future […]

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