Wrestling

  • Ellsworth wrestling team takes 3rd place at regionals

    Ellsworth wrestling team takes 3rd place at regionals

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth wrestling team posted one of its best finishes of the season when it placed third at Saturday’s regional championships in Caribou. Ellsworth’s Logan Lord avenged his only two losses this season when he defeated Medomak Valley’s Steven Thompson in the 138-pound title bout. Peyton Cole added another win for the Eagles by

  • Bucksport, Ellsworth compete at PVC wrestling championships

    Bucksport, Ellsworth compete at PVC wrestling championships

    ELLSWORTH — The Bucksport and Ellsworth wrestling teams posted top-five finishes at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships Saturday in Dover-Foxcroft. Bucksport finished second behind Foxcroft and got wins from Foster Ashmore at 120 pounds and David Gross at 285 pounds. Madysen Robichaud and Hunter Robichaud were the Golden Bucks’ two consolation winners. An injury-riddled Ellsworth, which

  • Top-4 finishes for Bucksport, Ellsworth wrestling teams

    Top-4 finishes for Bucksport, Ellsworth wrestling teams

    ELLSWORTH — The Bucksport and Ellsworth wrestling teams both finished in the top four at Saturday’s wrestling tournament in Skowhegan. Bucksport was in second place after the first round but slipped down into fifth after some tough losses in the second round. From there, the Golden Bucks rebounded and reclaimed second with consolation wins from

  • Bucksport wrestler earns win at 2016 Winter Classic

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport wrestling produced a winner at yet another showing when it competed at the 2016 Winter Classic on Saturday at Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield. The win for the Golden Bucks came in the 285-pound title bout, in which freshman David Gross defeated Cony’s Mitchell MacFarland, the No. 1 wrestler in the weight

  • Bucksport to host Class B state wrestling championships

    Bucksport to host Class B state wrestling championships

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport High School has been selected to host the state’s 2017 Class B wrestling championships, the school announced in a statement Thursday. The tournament will be held Feb. 18, and 112 wrestlers from around the state will qualify. Hancock County schools with wrestling programs in Class B are Ellsworth and Bucksport, though George Stevens

  • Bucksport wrestling breaks through against Ellsworth

    Bucksport wrestling breaks through against Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — Dan Ormsby knew a match against Ellsworth would provide a good assessment of where his Bucksport wrestling team stood. When the Golden Bucks finally took to the mat against their Hancock County rivals, they answered with the showing their head coach wanted to see. Bucksport defeated Ellsworth 58-22 to highlight a 4-0 night Wednesday

  • Ellsworth, Bucksport wrestling teams have successful weekends

    Ellsworth, Bucksport wrestling teams have successful weekends

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth and Bucksport wrestling teams both performed well in their respective meets Saturday. The Eagles won two of their three matches in Belfast, and the Golden Bucks had three wrestlers who topped their weight classes in Howland. Ellsworth beat Belfast 42-36, topped Oceanside 42-26 and lost to Medomak Valley 37-30. Ellsworth captains Trent Goodman, Peyton

  • Bucksport wrestling starts season strong at home meet

    Bucksport wrestling starts season strong at home meet

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport wrestling team crowned four champions champions as the host of Saturday’s Ryan Detour Memorial Tournament, which honored a former Bucksport wrestler who passed away following a match in 2003. As has been the case with many wrestling programs around the state, Bucksport has seen a significant decline in participation in recent