Night of boxing in St. Bernard Parish draws 500 spectators for more than 30 bouts

Posted: February 29th, 2016 | Filed under: SBSO News

DSCN2804Some 500 people turned out for the night of boxing called Hittin’ Hard “N” in St. Bernard on Feb. 27 at Norman’s Boxing Gym in Arabi. More than 30 matches were held, showcasing numerous boxers from the age of eight and up, who took part. Norman Van Court, who operates the boxing program, is shown at left, with a host of parish officials who attended, including new Parish President Guy McInnis, District Attorney Perry Nicosia and Sheriff James Pohlmann. In the ring above them, a young boxer prepares for the start of a bout.