Wrestling

  • Eagles Pin Bucks

    BUCKSPORT — Ellsworth added three more wins to its record on Saturday but came up short in a match against the host Bucksport Golden Bucks. Bucksport won eight of the 10 head-to-head contests on the mat for a 40-15 victory. For the Golden Bucks, Alex Brown pinned Gina Southhivong at 103 pounds, Taylor Miller pinned

  • Hellum Gets 100th Wrestling Win

    ELLSWORTH — Senior Dakota Hellum scored his coveted 100th wrestling win on Wednesday, as the Ellsworth Eagles downed the Calais Blue Devils and the Washington Academy Raiders in a four-team meet. ELLSWORTH — Senior Dakota Hellum scored his coveted 100th wrestling win on Wednesday, as the Ellsworth Eagles downed the Calais Blue Devils and the

  • Strout Gets First Win

    LINCOLN — Several milestones were enjoyed by the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team this week. The team nabbed its fifth win of the year, beating Mattanawcook Academy (MA) of Lincoln; and MDI wrestler Colton Strout achieved his first career win. The 36-21 win against MA at Hermon High School on Wednesday kept the

  • Eagles Pin Warriors, Fall to Vikings

    CARIBOU — On Saturday at Fort Kent, Ellsworth downed the host Warriors 48-36 but fell to the Caribou Vikings 43-30. Against Fort Kent, Ellsworth got pins from Gina Southhivong over Megan Pelletier at 103 pounds, Wildes over Jeremy Voisine at 135, Jewett over Garrett Albert at 145, Hellum over Brandon Hartt at 152, Philippon over

  • Ellsworth Wrestlers Get Three Wins

    DOVER-FOXCROFT — On Wednesday Ellsworth notched wins over the host Ponies, the George Stevens Academy Eagles and the Piscataquis Pirates. In a 48-24 win over GSA, six of Ellsworth’s wins were by forfeit. On the mat for Ellsworth, Brandon Goncalves pinned Jordan Lord at 112 pounds and Dakota Jewett pinned Joshua Bowden at 145 pounds.

  • Takedowns Are Up For Trojan Grapplers

    BANGOR — While still looking for their fourth win, the Mount Desert Island High School wrestlers are seeing marked improvement. Up until the Christmas tournament in Howland, the Trojans had only 17 takedowns in 20 meets. At the two meets on Wednesday at John Bapst High School in Bangor, MDI amassed 20 takedowns against John

  • Bucks Outduel Ponies and Crusaders

    BANGOR — The Bucksport Golden Bucks squeaked past Foxcroft Academy and downed John Bapst in wrestling action on Wednesday. Bucksport’s Golden Bucks wrestled to a 42-42 tie with the Foxcroft Academy Ponies but were credited with the win based on match criteria. Each team recorded three wins in head-to-head competition, all of them coming on

  • Ellsworth Wrestling Team Gets Two Wins

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles downed the George Stevens Academy Eagles and edged the Hermon Hawks in wrestling action on Wednesday. ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles downed the George Stevens Academy Eagles and edged the Hermon Hawks in wrestling action on Wednesday. In a four-team meet at Ellsworth, the host Eagles bested GSA 46-29 and

  • MDI Wrestlers Drop Three

    HOWLAND — The young grappling squad from Mount Desert Island High School has bounced out of its holiday lull but is still looking for win number four for the season after dropping three contests on Dec. 30 in Howland. The team lost to Penobscot Valley High School 51-6, Calais 41-18, and Washington Academy 36-24. During

  • Getting Back on the Mat

    ELLSWORTH — Several former Ellsworth High School wrestlers turned out Monday night to do battle with present members of the EHS wrestling team — and with each other — in the annual gathering of Eagle wrestling alumni. ELLSWORTH — Several former Ellsworth High School wrestlers turned out Monday night to do battle with present members