AS I SEE IT - 3/11/2003:
News on the seventh annual 
ECWA Super Eight tournament

by: Bob Magee

The seventh annual Super 8 tournament, sponsored by Jim Kettner's East Coast wrestling Association, takes place on Saturday, April 5th at St. Matthew's Parish Center in Wilmington, DE with a 7:00 pm belltime.

Kettner's annual junior heavyweight tournament has spawned countless others tournaments around the United States, and has featured talent such as Billy Kidman, Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy, Christopher Daniels, Chad Collyer, Jet Jaguar, Vic Capri, Shark Boy, Trent Acid, The American Dragon, Donovan Morgan, The Amazing Red, Xavier, Bobby Rude, Matt Stryker, Tony Kozina, A. J. Styles and Jamie Knoble.

Announced for this year's tournament:

Brian Kendrick


New York fans can attend the Super 8 via a bus trip emanating from Queens, New York to the event. The trip will leave at 1:30 PM from the Modells behind the Queens Center Mall and will be $45 per person. The trip includes your transportation back and forth to Delaware on our luxury bus, your ticket to the show. For reservations and information, email AgentCLPT@aol.com.

Boston area fans can travel to both the ECWA Super 8 and a Baltimore Orioles game on April 4th and 5th via Pro Wrestling Tours.
prowrestlingtours@hotmail.com.

For those driving, here are directions to St. Matthew's Parish Center:

From Pennsylvania:

Follow I-95 southbound. Take Exit 5B (Route 141 North/ Newport exit). Take Route 141 northbound about one mile to Exit 4 Route 4 East (Newport exit). At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Route 4 East. On Route 4, go through 4 lights. Between the fourth and fifth lights, St. Matthews Parish Center will be on your left.

From Delaware and Maryland:

Follow I-95 northbound. Take Exit 5-B (Route 141 North/ Newport exit). Take Route 141 north about a mile to Exit 4/Route 4 East (Newport exit). At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Route 4 East. On Route 4, go through 4 lights. Between the fourth and fifth lights, St. Matthews Parish Center will be on your left.

From New York:

Take I-95 south through Pennsylvania to Delaware. After crossing into Delaware, take Exit 5B/Route 141 North (Newport/Lancaster exit). Follow Route 141 north for 1 mile. Take Exit 4 Route 4 East (Newport exit). At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Route 4 East, and follow Route 4 East through 4 lights. Between the fourth and fifth lights, St. Matthews Parish Center will be on your left.

From Pennsylvania:

Follow New Jersey Turnpike (or I-295 below Trenton) to Delaware Memorial Bridge. Cross over Delaware Memorial Bridge (stay to the LEFT, following signs for I-95 south.)

Just before merging onto I-95 southbound, take Exit 5B/ Route 141 North (Newport/Lancaster exit). Follow Route 141 north for 1 mile. Take Exit 4 Route 4 East (Newport exit). At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Route 4 East, and follow Route 4 East through 4 lights. Between the fourth and fifth lights, St. Matthews Parish Center will be on your left.

Until next time...

(Pictures from Ohio Valley Wrestling, ECCW, IPW-Hardcore Wrestling, ECWA; courtesy: ECWA 2003)

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(If you have comments or questions, I can be reached by e-mail at bobmagee1@hotmail.com)