John H. Madigin, Texas Ranger, Claret, Grey

Repost Trivia: “dominated who’s who” as written in the books: John Madigin’s Texas Rangers dominated tournaments then Will Allen’s Allen Roundheads dominated the Texas Rangers then John Madigin’s Clarets dominated the Allen Roundheads Start of my figment of imagination. Now all the strains above are still very competitive. But only those who have the right…

Carol NeSmith, Sweater

Repost – Gameness til the End Sweater Strain By Carol NeSmith, Blackwater Farms, Alabama While complying with the request of my friends in the Philippines, Mexico and here at home, I would like to give some history of the Sweater strain of gamefowl since they came into my possession. The story starts about 49 years…

Phil Marsh, Butcher, Speeder

Repost – Gameness til the End The Marsh Family and Their Fowl by Mr. Mark Marsh First, I would like to thank Carl for asking me to write the May article. It is indeed an honor to be asked and I hope some of you enjoy the article. I will be writing about my family’s…

Walter Kelso, Left Out, Out and Out, Broke Wing

Repost -Gameness til the End The Out and Out Kelso Family By Lou Elliott November 1974 Walter A. Kelso, who died in 1964, fought his cocks under the entry name of Oleander – a type of flowering shrub that grows profusely in the semi-tropical climate of his home on Galveston Island, Texas. In the heyday…

Johnnie Jumper, Radio, Kelso

Johnnie Jumper, owner of Pee Jay Farm in Ripley Mississippi, is a Living Legend in the Sports of Cockfighting Hall of Fame. Before he become known in the world of cockfighting, Johnnie worked at a shoe factory. Johnnie raised chickens and into cockfighting but not dominant to be known. Johnnie is very close friend of…

Cockfighting – Sports and Lifestyle

Cockfighting is a sports enjoyed by good honest men (masses and elites alike) from all over the world from pre-historic times, early ages, middle ages, industrial ages, and contemporary times. Historic figures in cockfighting includes Alexander the Great, Themistocles, Julius Ceasar, Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, James I, William the 6th Earl of Derby, Charles II,…