Wrestling

  • Local wrestlers have big days at regional championships

    Local wrestlers have big days at regional championships

    ELLSWORTH — The wrestling scene in eastern Maine revolved around Hancock County on Saturday afternoon as wrestlers from 17 high schools came to Ellsworth for this year’s Class B North championships. Wrestlers from Fort Kent to Calais to Belfast and everywhere in between packed Ellsworth’s Katsiaficas Gymnasium as fans in attendance sported team colors and

  • Gross, Lord claim PVC wrestling crowns

    Gross, Lord claim PVC wrestling crowns

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County wrestling teams enjoyed solid days at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships Saturday with two local wrestlers winning their respective weight classes and all three teams finishing in the top half of the field. Bucksport’s David Gross won the 285-pound weight class with a 10-2 decision against Penobscot Valley’s Joe Tuulima in

  • High school wrestling teams wrap up regular season campaigns

    High school wrestling teams wrap up regular season campaigns

    BUCKSPORT — Local wrestling teams wrapped up the 2018-19 regular season Saturday with Bucksport hosting Mount Desert Island as part of a dual meet and Ellsworth traveling to Belfast. Bucksport had a spectacular team performance on Senior Day with Kaleb Nightingale (113 pounds), Hunter Robichaud (170 pounds) Gavin Billings (220) and David Gross (285) placing

  • Bucksport wrestling team claims 1st place in Calais

    Bucksport wrestling team claims 1st place in Calais

    BUCKSPORT — Competing at full strength, the Bucksport High School wrestling team took first place Saturday at a wrestling tournament in Calais. The Golden Bucks brought a total of 16 wrestlers to the tournament and sent seven of them to championship bouts. Junior David Gross, who was competing in official matches for the first time

  • Local wrestling teams post strong holiday tournaments

    Local wrestling teams post strong holiday tournaments

    ELLSWORTH — Local high school wrestlers enjoyed strong dual meets and tournaments throughout the state as the 2018 portion of the season concluded over the weekend. Competing in the Maine Central Institute Winter Classic in Pittsfield, Bucksport’s Travis Hutchinson earned a win the 120-pound class. The Golden Bucks got second-place finishes from Kaleb Nightingale (126

  • Local wrestling teams begin regular seasons

    Local wrestling teams begin regular seasons

    BUCKSPORT — The wrestling regular season began Saturday with Bucksport hosting its own tournament and Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island competing in Belfast. Bucksport hosted schools from across the state in this year’s Ryan Detour Memorial Tournament. It marked the first time the tournament, which has been held in Detour’s honor every year since his