Wrestling

  • Ellsworth athletes recognized at school board meeting

    Ellsworth athletes recognized at school board meeting

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School Principal Dan Clifford, far left, took a moment at the March 8 Ellsworth School Board meeting to recognize the Ellsworth boys’ swim team for capturing both the Penobscot Valley Conference and Class B state titles this year. Ten members of the team were there for the event and were introduced

  • Ellsworth wrestlers thank coaches with bobbleheads

    Ellsworth wrestlers thank coaches with bobbleheads

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth senior Connor Petros, captain of the wrestling team, decided he and his teammates would thank their coaches in a unique way: with personalized bobbleheads. Ellsworth coaches (from left) pose with their gifts: Travis Hardison, Ron Hardison, Wayne Wright, Logan Walsh, Chip Dugans, Aaron Will and JF Burns.

  • Ellsworth wrestler Trent Goodman notches 100th career win

    Ellsworth wrestler Trent Goodman notches 100th career win

    ELLSWORTH — Two Ellsworth wrestlers qualified for the New England championships slated for March 4 and 5 in Providence, R.I. Junior Trent Goodman and sophomore Peyton Cole placed first in their weight classes at Saturday’s New England Qualifier at Mount Ararat High School in Topsham. Goodman’s 5-0 victory over Joshua Smith of York/Traip in the

  • Ellsworth wrestling takes third in Class B state championship

    Ellsworth wrestling takes third in Class B state championship

    ELLSWORTH – Despite losing four starters to season-ending injuries, the Ellsworth High School wrestling team placed third in Saturday’s Class B state championship at Oceanside High School in Rockland. Ellsworth, last year’s state champion, amassed 94.5 points – three and a half more than the fourth-place finisher, Winslow. Foxcroft won with 146 points, and Dirigo

  • Ellsworth wrestling team takes second in regional championship

    Ellsworth wrestling team takes second in regional championship

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth High School wrestling team placed second at the Class B Northern Maine championships with 146 points on Saturday in Winslow. Foxcroft won with 205.5 points; Belfast took third with 141.5; Winslow, fourth with 117; Oceanside, fifth with 97; Medomak, sixth with 95.5; Dexter, seventh with 80; Bucksport, eighth with 57; Caribou,

  • Little Eagles Wrestling season begins Feb. 9

    ELLSWORTH — Peewee wrestling season is almost under way. Starting Feb. 9, Little Eagles Wrestling Club practices will be held Tuesdays and Fridays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School. Two new coaches have joined the program: Logan Walsh, owner of Wrestlers Way in Ellsworth, and last year’s Ellsworth High School 152-pound

  • Ellsworth takes sixth of 21 teams at Noble Invitational

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth wrestling team placed sixth of 21 teams at the Noble Invitational tournament last Tuesday in North Berwick. “Although there were no individual champions, the team had a strong performance across the board,” Ellsworth coach JF Burns said. “I was very happy with the results.” Skowhegan won with 180.5 points; Noble took second

  • 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