Page 1 - sept BNP ALL
P. 1
SEPTEMBER 2016 | Vol. 21 | Issue 9 | Mail Run: 8,483 | Total Print Run: 11,500 Your Good News Community Newspaper, Serving Northern Frederick County, MD Since 1995

INSIDE Local Wrestler Fights the Odds,
Both In and Out of the Ring
this issue
Nicholas DiGregory Courtesy Photo
NEW COLUMNS: For independent professional
inner ear, causing severe vertigo
Department Spotlight wrestler, Bill Bain, wrestling is not and impaired hearing. While the
(Page 18) just an occupation or a hobby—it disease is incurable, the symptoms
is a way of life. can be lessened by physical
Trinket or Treasure therapy and a low-sodium diet.
Born in Montgomery County, “Having Ménière’s disease is
(Page 33) Maryland, Bain moved to the city a battle that I fight every day. I
of Frederick, Maryland, when am unable to eat a lot of foods I
Catoctin Kids he was thirteen years old. It was enjoy, and have to limit my going
around this time that he began to out to eat at restaurants, but you
(Page 30) realize his passion for wrestling, have to learn to make do with
having grown up watching the these things,” explained Bain.
CAST YOUR VOTE! weekend morning matches on TV “There are many situations that
with his grandfather and uncle. are much more dire than this;
Cast your vote for your favorite I’m thankful that I am able to
“ride” in our first-ever, in-issue Bain, a Thurmont resident manage it and continue to live a
for the past eight years, began fairly normal life.”
Auto Show Contest. wrestling in 2002, under the In addition to Ménière’s
See entries and find out how direction of fellow Frederick disease, Bain was also diagnosed
to vote for your top pick on native and professional wrestler, with skin cancer in 2015. While
Scott Fowler. During his training, Bill Bain has faced numerous opponents throughout his the cancer was not dangerously
pages 26 & 27. Bain would assist at professional wrestling career, including a rare disorder known as advanced, Bain had to have
wrestling events, where he would Ménière’s disease and skin cancer.
BALL HAWK? pick up tips from the contenders.
atypical cells removed from eight
What’s a Ball Hawk? Find out “A lot of my training was ‘on spots on his body.
who mastered it and what the job’ type training, where I would O’Neal; and WWE Pay-Per-View “Any time you are dealing with
go to shows and help set up and Capitol Punishment 2011. He has
set of skills you may need to learn from the guys around me,” shared the ring with some of the these types of issues, you want to
become one on page 25. said Bain. remain positive and try to focus
most renowned names in wrestling,
SHOW TIME! After about seven years of from The Patriot to “Boogie Woogie on the recovery,” said Bain. “But
learning the ropes through training Man” Jimmy Valiant. Bain’s personal after having to go through multiple
It’s show time at the 2016 and smaller-scale wrestling events, favorite—and perhaps his most procedures, it has made me realize
Annual Thurmont and Bain was given his big chance that it is important to take care of
on July 28, 2009, when he made memorable—moment came when your body, as you only have one.”
Emmitsburg Community Show, his first appearance with World he supported legendary wrestler
being held on September Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., for a The Undertaker as his “druid” Despite these adverse health
9th through 11th. Find out professional match against veteran accomplice, during The Undertaker’s conditions, Bain has refused to give
WWE “villain,” Vladimir Kozlov. feud with rival wrestler CM Punk. up on his passion for wrestling.
everything you need to know He will be appearing in several
on page 14. Since his debut, Bain has While Bain has faced some wrestling events in West Virginia and
appeared at numerous professional impressive adversaries in the ring,
events, ranging from WWE RAW; he has also faced some rather tough Maryland, between September and
ESPN SportsCenter, with Shaquille October 2016.
opponents alongside his wrestling Regardless of where Bain’s next
career. In 2010, Bain was diagnosed
with Ménière’s disease, a relatively matches take him, he will be fighting
hard, both inside and out of the
uncommon disorder that attacks the ring. “No matter what you are going

Scan QR through currently, there is always a
light at the end of the tunnel. You
EDDM code with just have to keep fighting through.”
a mobile More information about Bill
PAI D phone
to link Bain, including a full schedule of
U.S.POSTAGE directly events and booking instructions, can
to our be found at
ECRWSS website. billbainfanpage.

The Catoctin Banner Newspaper • 515B East Main Street • Emmitsburg
   1   2   3   4   5   6