Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Roberts, B. W. C
Currently viewing results 1 - 2
Roberts outlines the popularity of cockfighting during the state's history. Gamblers interest in the sport led to extensive growth in Nash County prior to the 1860s. This practice has remained an underground movement as the state laws declare it a misdemeanor.
This article looks at the history of cockfighting in North Carolina including various styles and rules of fighting as well as the raising and training of the fighting stock. Details on competitions, clubs, seasons, famous fights, laws and regulations are included.