• Wrestling: Ellsworth takes second at Holiday Tournament

    ELLSWORTH — Despite injuries, the Ellsworth wrestling team took second at Saturday’s Holiday Tournament at Penobscot Valley High School. “The team had a good day, and many of the backup wrestlers also had an opportunity to compete,” Ellsworth coach JF Burns said. “This tournament is basically a precursor to the PVC tournament in January.” With

  • Wrestling: Shorthanded Ellsworth takes 5th at Mountain Valley

    Wrestling: Shorthanded Ellsworth takes 5th at Mountain Valley

    ELLSWORTH — A depleted Ellsworth wrestling team placed fifth at Saturday’s Mountain Valley tournament. Ellsworth coach JF Burns said several wrestlers couldn’t participate as a result of injuries or not making weight. Trent Goodman was Ellsworth’s only champion of the day. Goodman beat Josh Grenier of Noble 13-1 for the 160-pound title. Peyton Cole placed

  • Ryan Detour Memorial Tournament slated for Saturday

    BUCKSPORT — Every year before the winter sports season begins, high school wrestling teams across the state meet at Bucksport High School to compete in honor of the late Bucksport wrestler Ryan Detour. This year’s Ryan Detour Memorial Tournament is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Bucksport High School. “Ryan was a big goof,” said

  • Professional wrestling comes to the Peninsula School

    Professional wrestling comes to the Peninsula School video

    PROSPECT HARBOR — Saturday’s professional wrestling event at the Peninsula School had everything a fan might hope for: wrestlers knocking referees unconscious, chairs used as weapons, children heckling men clad in spandex. Even the Dark Knight showed up to sign autographs with his signature line: “Keep fighting. — Batman.” The event, a fundraiser organized by

  • Ellsworth wrestlers recognized at Portland Sea Dogs game

    Ellsworth wrestlers recognized at Portland Sea Dogs game

    The Ellsworth High School wrestling team was recognized for its Class B state championship in a pregame ceremony before the Portland Sea Dogs hosted the Altoona Curve on Thursday at Hadlock Field in Portland. Above are some photos taken of the team’s trip courtesy of coach JF Burns.

  • Three from EHS named to All-State wrestling team

    ELLSWORTH — Three members of the Ellsworth High School wrestling squad were named to the Maine Sunday Telegram’s All-State wrestling team this weekend. Peyton Cole, Dagan Berenyi and coach J.F. Burns were included in the selection, deemed Maine’s best this season. Burns was named Coach of the Year for guiding Ellsworth to its first ever

  • Ellsworth wrestlers compete at New Englands

    NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Two Ellsworth wrestlers competed at the 51st annual New England high school wrestling championships on Friday and Saturday at North Andover High School. Freshman Peyton Cole and junior Connor Petros both traveled nearly 250 miles to represent Ellsworth among 169 schools. Cole won one of three matches at 132 pounds, and