July 2, 1946 Kalispell, MT (McIntosh Opera House) Tues.
Ronnie Etchison d. Cliff Thiede (2-1)
Walt Sirois d. Bill Steddum (Steddum unable to continue)
Earl Malone d. Frank McKenna

Starting next week, matches are on Thursday.

July 11, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Earl Malone d. Joe Szabo (2-1)
Jerry Meeker d. Cliff Nauman (2-1)

Nauman subbed for Frank McKenna

July 18, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House) Thurs.
Ronnie Etchison d. Walt Sirois (2-1)
Earl Malone d. Jerry Meeker (Meeker bloodied and unable to continue)
Joe Szabo drew Gene Bowman

July 25, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Al Galento d. (DQ) Earl Malone (2-1)
Walt Sirois drew Gene Bowman
Ronnie Etchison d. Jerry Meeker

August 1, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Walt Sirois d. Earl Malone
Ronnie Etchison no contest Gene Bowman (Bowman injured by Etchison, who refuses
the win)
Jim Clark d. Joe Szabo

August 8, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Bobby Roberts d. Ronnie Etchison (2-1)
Walt Sirois d. Jerry Meeker
Dick Hatcher d. Joe Szabo

Roberts subbed for Gene Bowman. Roberts was suppoed to face Sirois.

August 15, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Ronnie Etchison/Dick Hatcher d. Jerry Meeker/Jim Clark (2-1)
Ray Eckert d. Bobby Roberts

August 22, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Bobby Roberts d. (DQ) Ray Ecker (2-1)
Ronnie Etchison d. Gene Bowman
Mickey Paige d. Dick Hatcher

August 29, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Pete Mehringer d. Ronnie Etchison (2-1)
Ray Eckert d. Jim Clark
Mickey Paige drew Bobby Roberts

September 5, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Ray Eckert d. Al Galento (2-1)
Lord Albert Mills d. Bobby Roberts
Pete Mehringer drew Kola Kwariani

September 12, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House) Thurs.
Ray Steele d. Ray Eckert (2-1)
Lord Albert Mills d. Pete Mehringer (2-0)
Kola Kwariani drew Bobby Roberts

September 19, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Ray Eckert d. Jim Clark (2-1)
Lord Albert Mills d. Bobby Roberts
Al Galento drew Kola Kwariani

September 26, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Lord Albert Mills d. Ray Eckert (2-0)
Bobby Roberts d. Al Galento
Jim Clark d. Kola Kwariani

October 3, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Ray Steele d. Bobby Roberts (2-1)
Lord Albert Mills d. (DQ) Lloyd Carter
Jack Zeller d. Al Galento

October 10, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Lord Albert Mills d. Lloyd Carter (2-1)
Bobby Roberts d. Don Ciro (2-1)

Roberts subbed for Ray Steele

October 17, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Bobby Burns d. Don Ciro (2-1)
Jim Clark d. Bobby Roberts (2-1)

October 24, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Don Ciro d. Jim Clark
Jay Turner d. Bobby Burns
Jay Turner d. Don Ciro (2-1)

Ciro subbed for Ben Elliot against Clark

October 31, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Masked Phenom d. Earl Malone (2-1)
Ray Steele d. (DQ) Masked Phenom (2-0)

Masked Phenom's only appearance. He was unmasked as Jerry Meeker by Steele.
Phenom subbed for Mickey Paige against Steele. Announcement during the card that
Ronnie Etchison recently defeated Orville Brown in Kansas City for the NWA
title.

November 7, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Jerry Meeker d. Earl Malone (2-1)
Ray Steele d. Jay Turner (2-0)

Turner subbed for Jim Clark. Next card is on Tuesday.

November 12, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Chief Thunderbird d. Ray Steele (2-1)
King Kong Clayton d. Don Ciro (2-0)

Ciro subbed for Jack Zeller

November 19, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
King Kong Clayton vs. Tug Carlson
Jerry Meeker vs. Lloyd Carter

No results found.

November 26, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Ronnie Etchison (NWA world champ) d. Dick Bishop (2-1)
Jerry Meeker d. Jack Paige (2-1)

Meeker subbed for Lloyd Carter and Paige subbed for his brother, Mickey Paige.
Etchison stated to have beaten Orville Brown for the title in Kansas City.

December 3, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Ronnie Etchison (NWA world champ) d. Dick Bishop (2-1)
Jack Paige d. (DQ) Lloyd Carter (2-0)

Etchison "recognized as the heavyweight wrestling champion in most circles."

December 10, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Orville Brown (NWA world champ) d. Ronnie Etchison (2-1)
Dick Bishop d. Chief Thunderbird (2-1)

Bishop subbed for Lord Albert Mills

"At the present, Brown is recognized as world champion by the National Wrestling
[A]ssociation and judging by his one appearance here last June, defeating
Etchison at that time, fans are of the opinion he is worthy of the title.
Etchison defeated Brown a few months ago in the Kansas City ring and although he
is billed as the leading contender, he is also recognized as the champion in
several states." (Daily Inter Lake, Dec 10 1946)

December 17, 1946 Kalispell, MT (Opera House)
Ronnie Etchison d. Lloyd Carter (2-0)
Tug Carlson d. Jack Paige (2-1)

Paige subbed for Dick Bishop


Research by Becky Taylor
Kalispell Wrestling Results - 1946