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  Tennessee Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans -- Champ Ferguson
Champ Ferguson, a legendary Confederate partisan ranger and guerilla fighter, was easily the most notorious among the many such men who fought to control the Upper Cumberland Plateau region along the Tennessee and Kentucky borders.
Champ Ferguson himself is quite a character, though the bloodiest of rascals and murderers.
Champ Ferguson, the notorious guerilla, suffered the death penalty on the 20th of October.
www.tennessee-scv.org /champ.html   (1476 words)

 TrueAuthority.com - Cryptozoology - Champ
With regards to Champ, however, he was not the first European to sight the creature as has been widely reported.
Up to 1992 there have been a total of 180 witness accounts of Champ, and of these, 83 of them mention a long neck with a small head, which is the common description for lake monsters throughout the entire world.
He had also seen Champ swimming near the breakwater in Burlington on June 25, from a distance of about 50 feet, in a marsh connected to Otter Creek, during the Spring of 1977.
www.trueauthority.com /cryptozoology/champ.htm   (1840 words)

 The Champ of Beer Pong and Beirut
The Champ's hole-ridden ten year old good luck tshirt was a defensive presence as Champ/Freak went 6-0 and never even had to face a potential game winner from their opponents.
Champ had little time for recovery as he began battling a murderer's row string of collegiate challenges headlined by current house champion Kyle Herb.
Luckily for the Champ, all the caffeine fueled IB binges seemed to be taking their toll on the challenger as he began struggling with his shot and doubling over with indigestion pain late in Game 3.
www.challengethechamp.com   (6553 words)

 Champ (legend) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Champ is the name given to a reputed lake monster living in Lake Champlain.
According to some sources, the first European account of Champ was made in 1609 by French explorer Samuel de Champlain—the founder of Québec and the lake's namesake—who spotted the creature as he was fighting the Iroquois on the bank of the lake.
Champ has been given a scientific name just recently: Champtanystropheus, since it is believed to be a species very similar to Tanystropheus by the Dennis Jay Hall, who named it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Champ_(legend)   (1327 words)

 Lake Champlain Region - The Possible Science of Champ
The famous Mansi Champ photo of 1977 has undergone two photographic investigations; by B. Roy Frieden, of the Optical Sciences Center at the University of Arizona, in 1981, and Paul H. LeBlond, Department of Oceanography at the University of British Columbia, in 1982.
The latest leader in the Champ Hunt is Dennis Hall, who has personally encountered the creature on several occasions.
His store of photographs and videotaped evidence is the most recent and can be viewed on his website, Champ Quest.
www.lakechamplainregion.com /content_pages/champyscience.cfm   (554 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Champ Cars Work"
Champ Car racing is one of the most technologically advanced sports in the world today.
And, other than space shuttles and jet fighters, Champ Cars are the most sophisticated vehicles that we see in common use.
The teams have to completely revise the aerodynamic package, the suspension settings, and lots of other parameters on their cars for each race, and the drivers have to be extremely agile to handle all of the different conditions they face.
www.howstuffworks.com /champ-car.htm   (613 words)

Elizabeth A. Birt, J.D. A-CHAMP deeply mourns the loss of founding Board Member, Elizabeth Birt, who tragically lost her life in an auto accident in Aspen, Colorado on December 28, 2005.
It is in her honor that we commit ourselves to fulfilling the mission of A-CHAMP that she boldly envisioned.
A-CHAMP was founded with Liz by those who shared her passion and commitment.
www.a-champ.org /index.html   (779 words)

 Lake Champlain Monster: Investigating the Champ Photo (Skeptical Inquirer July 2003)
Mansi's account of her family's 1977 encounter with Champ is the most complete and fully documented of any lake monster sighting in history.
In the case of Champ, the monster's likeness and legend are well-known in the area, and the knowledge that a monster is said to reside in the lake could easily transform an unusual sighting of "something in the water" into a Champ sighting.
I carefully measured the Champ object in comparison to the whole photo, not the magnified and cropped commercial version that appears in books and magazines (and is necessarily reproduced here).
www.csicop.org /si/2003-07/monster.html   (3540 words)

 AMCTV.com SHOW - The Champ
Champ's fighting career has hit the skids, but he is attempting to make a comeback.
Since divorcing Champ, she's remarried and now wants to gain custody of her son to raise him in a better environment.
Dink and Champ reluctantly agree but, very soon, the boy goes running back to his father–just in time to watch him face a Mexican fighter in a tough match that could be Champ's last.
www.amctv.com /show/detail?CID=3927-1-1   (121 words)

 Champ — The Lake Champlain Monster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Samuel de Champlain, explorer for whom the lake is named, sighted Champ in July 1609 and described the creature as a "20 foot serpent, thick as a barrel with a head like a horse." Some believe that Champ is a large lake sturgeon.
In 1977, Sandra Mansi photographed Champ while she was having a picnic with friends.
A full-size replica of Champ is situated in the middle of the village and is featured in the annual Champ Day —a festival to honor this local "celebrity" on the first Saturday of August.
www.porthenry.com /phframes/champ.htm   (223 words)

 The Champ
Champ, and he and his buddy Knuckles, that his sparring buddy Knuckles, like to hang out a lot.
Champ, on one side, and my grandmother on my other side, and we's just walkin' through the park.
Champ, and I was up the ladder in the top of the tree.
www.fortunecity.com /boozers/elephant/114/champ.htm   (1331 words)

 Champ Car > News Saturday, June 17, 2006
Champ Car is looking to bring all of the excitement of Champ Car racing to downtown Phoenix next year.
Champ Car recently worked to defeat a bill introduced by NASCAR and PIR lobbyists in the Arizona State Legislature that would have effectively made it illegal in Arizona to run any type of race on a temporary circuit.
Businessmen Dale Jensen and Bradley Yonover have proposed a Champ Car World Series race through the streets of Phoenix near the area of Seventh, Jefferson and Lincoln streets, with the inaugural event slated for November 2007.
www.champcarworldseries.com /News/Article.asp?ID=10406   (267 words)

 The Champ (1931)
The champ is trying to make a comeback but continues to backslide into drinking and gambling in Tijuana dives, despite the efforts of Dink and his friends to save the boxer from himself.
While gambling, the Champ does manage to win a horse, and while he and Dink are at the track, the boy runs into his mother, Linda (Irene Rich), although neither knows the other.
When she speaks with the Champ, he agrees that the boy would be better off living with her and her wealthy husband, Tony (Hale Hamilton).
movies.go.com /movies/movie?name=champthe_1931   (403 words)

 Meet CHAMP!
CHAMP arms a new generation of leaders with tools and resources to challenge and change HIV/AIDS prevention policies; to attack the root causes of the epidemic such as poverty, homophobia and racism; and to sustain and expand our movements for justice.
CHAMP is building a vibrant and solid activist infrastructure.
As an intergenerational, cross-community alliance, CHAMP is setting the stage for new victories in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
www.champnetwork.org /index.php?name=meet   (431 words)

 CHAMP Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices (CHAMP) is the new interdisciplinary collaborative for the critical study of cultural heritage and museums in the global context.
CHAMP’s principal goal is to critically examine the articulation and representation of cultural identity on local and worldwide scales and to interrogate theories of heritage and museum practice that emerge from them.
CHAMP is sponsoring three important conferences over the next three years:
www.champ.uiuc.edu   (67 words)

 Amazon.com: The Champ: DVD: Wallace Beery,Jackie Cooper,Irene Rich,Roscoe Ates,Edward Brophy,Hale Hamilton,Jesse ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Although this flick is essentially sheer hokum, THE CHAMP was made with such superb professionalism in all departments that it achieved record business in depression - stricken 1931; it also gave Wallace Beery and screenwriter Frances Marion Academy Awards.
The Champ is a film about an ex-fighter turned drunken gambler (Wallace Beery) who lives with his young son Dink (Jackie Cooper).
During the fight, The Champ sustains a cut above his left eye, but when he goes back to his corner it is gone.
www.amazon.com /Champ-King-Vidor/dp/B000BYA4H4   (1803 words)

 science@nasa - CHAMP
CHAMP will generate for the first time simultaneously highly precise gravity and magnetic field measurements over a 5 years period.
The evaluation of all three kinds of signals CHAMP will be observing will allow a complete and integrated modeling of the structure and dynamics of the Earth core and mantle.
CHAMP is a cooperative project with Germany with NASA providing a GPS Blackjack Flight receiver built by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
science.hq.nasa.gov /missions/satellite_9.htm   (289 words)

 The UnMuseum - Champ
Many American bodies of water were the source for such legends about water serpents and spirits, and it is difficult to use these as proof of Champ's existence.
Cryptozoologist Roy Mackal visited the lake in 1981 and suggested the creature might be a surviving zeuglodon (also known as a Basilosaurus).
Whether Champ is a zeuglodon, plesiosaur, or seiche wave, one thing remains certain.
www.unmuseum.org /champ.htm   (1199 words)

 Lake Monsters: Champ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Joseph W. Zarzynski, founder of Lake Champlain Phenomena Investigation, writes that "the evidence of 'Champ's' existence is scanty when compared to the wealth of eyewitness testimony, photographic and sonar evidence from Loch Ness, but he still feels that there is enough "impressive data" on Champ to support belief in its existence.
The theories as to what type of animal Champ may be are identical to those suggested for the Loch Ness Monster, although Joseph Zarzynski favors the plesiosaur as the leading candidate.
If Champ is ever found, it may well be due to the pioneering efforts of Joseph W. Zarzynski.
www.strangemag.com /champ.html   (568 words)

 Champ of Lake Champlain
One theory suggests that Champ is a dinosaur that managed to escape extinction and lives on in Lake Champlain.
It would take approximately 50 mature Champs, at the least, to have a breeding population of Champs in the Lake and 500 to keep the species alive in the long term.
This characteristic shyness makes Champ an allusive creature or at least is a rational for his infrequent appearances.
www.lclt.org /Champ.htm   (1186 words)

 DVD Verdict Review - The Champ
The Champ is a syrupy, drippy, cloyingly sweet story of a son's enduring love for his troubled father.
The Champ is presented to us in a decent anamorphic widescreen presentation, and it looks pretty good for its age.
A movie with a strong family message, The Champ is even more relevant today in hopes of conveying the importance of family values.
www.dvdverdict.com /reviews/thechamp.php   (1727 words)

 USATODAY.com - Notebook: New Champ Car team announced   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Gelles is the first new owner to take advantage of Champ Car's introduction of a new, less-expensive, safer Chassis for 2007 and beyond.
The Champ Car series is currently down to 17 cars, but at least two more Atlantic teams and possibly a team from the rival Indy Racing League could join the series in 2007.
The youngster, who is also talking to a team in GP2 — the junior series of Formula One — would not say which Champ Car teams have contacted him, but that he is keeping an open mind about his racing future.
www.usatoday.com /sports/motor/champ/2006-07-29-notebook_x.htm?csp=34   (811 words)

The Austin Champ Register website is produced from information gathered from sources all over the world.
The objective is to find details of every Champ manufactured and make this information available to everyone.
Although we get help for lots of others, there are 2 of us really for whom the buck stops John is in the UK and with his vast knowledge of the Champ he suggested joining with Malcolm in Australia to do a website.
www.austinchamp.com   (205 words)

 Champ, The Lake Champlain Monster
Some say Champ is a Plesiosaur, a dinosaur type creature, that lurks in the cool deep waters of Lake Champlain.
Others account for the over 300 unexplained sightings, some by large groups of people, by reminding themselves, and others, that large fish like sturgeon inhabit the lake and might be mistaken for the monster.
Described as being dark in color and between 10 and 30 feet in length, this reptilian being known commonly as Champ, appears to many to have a long neck and horse shaped head.
www.angelfire.com /home/lake/champ.html   (293 words)

 Homepage CHAMP Cargosystems
CHAMP Cargosystems is backed by SITA and Cargolux Intl., two highly respected and successful organisations with the resources and industry track record to ensure stability and continued investment.
Cargolux has become the first of several carriers to utilize the CHAMP Cargosystems Global Customs Gateway to generate electronic pre-arrival reports of cargo loaded on Canada-bound flights, in advance of this becoming a mandatory government requirement in two days time.
CHAMP Cargosystems is pleased to announce a new programme of training courses Read more >>
www.champ.aero   (96 words)

 The Chandra Multiwavelength Project (ChaMP)
The ChaMP seeks to understand the nature and evolution of quasars, galaxies, and clusters of galaxies in a large, carefully constructed multi-wavelength survey.
A team of scientists, led by staff members at the Chandra X-ray Center (CXC) with collaborators from NOAO, MIT, MMTO, SDSS, UofA, MSU, OSU, Ohio, UT, Rome, Italy and Bristol, UK, is carrying out a multi-wavelength identification program for these X-ray sources.
ChaMP Serendipitous Galaxy Cluster Survey(PDF), Barkhouse et al., 2006, ApJ, 645, 955
hea-www.harvard.edu /CHAMP   (213 words)

 The Champ (1931/I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Trivia: Wallace Beery actually got one less vote than Fredric March in the 1931/1932 Academy Awards voting for best actor, but the rules at the time considered anyone with one or two votes less than the leader as being in a tie.
Goofs: Continuity: During the fight, The Champ sustains a cut above his left eye, but when he goes back to his corner it is gone.
Dink Purcell: The Champ and I ain't fixed up swell as this, but our joint's more lively.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0021730   (387 words)

 Champ introduces the Lady Scorpion Stinger, a spike made just for women
The new Lady Stinger spikes from Champ are geared specifically to women golfers.
Champ, a leader in golf spikes and cleats, is introducing the new Lady Stinger, a spike geared specifically to women golfers.
The Lady Stinger is also equipped with the Visible Wear Indicator in the center of the spike that lets the golfer know when it is time to change her spikes.
www.pga.com /equipment/equipment-showcase/champ011606.cfm   (283 words)

 The Champ
The longest running syndicated feature in Canada brings his fifth CD to the People with a tip of the gloves to fans across the country.
The People’s Champ features the Champs first ever single 'The Champ’s Blues' featuring one of Canada’s most respected guitarists David Gogo.
The bulk of the stories were supplied by fans from across the country and takes you from the weight room to the skateboard park.
www.thechamp.com /bio.html   (211 words)

 ClassicGaming.com - Game of the Week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Karate Champ is a cool fighting game released in 1984 by Data East, the first of its kind.
Unlike most fighting games, Karate Champ is based more on traditional karate sparring which is called kumite (pronounced "koo-mi-tay").
Overall, Karate Champ is a personal favorite and very addictive.
www.classicgaming.com /rotw/kchamp.shtml   (533 words)

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