Sports Columns

February 8, 2013

Jamie Jones: Who's headed for the Hall?

Here are the notes and news items from the week in the world of pro wrestling: With the surprising news that WWE legend Bruno Sammartino has accepted the organization’s invitation to join its Hall of Fame, D-Generation X might not be inducted until next year.

WWE likes to have at least one headliner each year.

• Snitsky, the former WWE wrestler, is starring in a horror movie titled “Manhunt.”

• Wrestlemania 30 will reportedly take place at the Superdome in New Orleans.

The Undertaker’s entrance should go off without a snag.

The Local Corner: Action continues at TWA.

TWA Friday Night Brawl runs at 8 p.m. at the TWA Arena off Reed Road in north Whitfield County, about three miles north of the bypass. The TWA Action Zone runs at 8 p.m. on Saturdays. Tickets for all shows are $5 for adults and $3 for ages 6 to 12; senior citizens 60 years and older with proof of age will be admitted for $3. Kids younger than 6 are admitted free. Any military member with proper identification will be admitted free. If it’s your birthday, you will be admitted free.

Trivia Teaser: When and where did The Rockers officially split?

Check back next week for the answer.

Last week’s question: What future NFL Hall of Fame defensive tackle went undrafted in the 1990 draft, behind former wrestler and defensive end Bill Goldberg, who was the 301st player drafted?

John Randle.

Jamie Jones once saw Kevin Nash with a Nitro Girl at the Dalton Applebee’s. You can contact him at jamiejones@daltoncitizen.com or (706) 272-7723.

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