Jake Deutschlander (bottom) of the Hyde School in Bath is preparing to depart this week for Riga, Latvia, where the Minnesota native will represent Team USA as a Greco-Roman wrestler at the Latvian National Championships.

Hyde School wrestler to compete for Team USA

on Dec. 11, 2014, at 12:31 p.m.
BATH | Jake Deutschlander of Hyde School has been selected to wrestle for Team USA at the Latvian National Championships. The senior from Minnesota will compete in the Greco-Roman wrestling tournament Dec. 14-21 in Riga, Latvia. According to a Hyde School press release, Deutschlander is the first student-athlete from …

Former Hermon High School wrestler to coach Brewer-Hampden squad

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 13, 2014, at 11:08 a.m.
Eric Cole, a former two-year wrestling captain who won more than 100 matches during his high school career at Brewer and Hermon high schools, is the new head wrestling coach for the combined Brewer and Hampden Academy wrestling program. Cole, 25, replaces Ray Wood, the New England …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 2, 2014

on Oct. 02, 2014, at 7:19 p.m.
BASEBALL AUGUSTA — Central Maine Bobcats travel baseball will hold tryouts for the 2015 season on Oct. 12 and 19. The location and time will be given when participants pre-register with Pete at 462-7913 or Butch at 649-0707. Age groups are 12 years old and up; 13 and up; and …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 25, 2014

on Sept. 25, 2014, at 4:51 p.m.
BASEBALL AUGUSTA — Central Maine Bobcats travel baseball will hold tryouts for the 2015 season on Oct. 12 and 19. The location and time will be given when participants pre-register with Pete at 462-7913 or Butch at 649-0707. Age groups are 12 years old and up; 13 and up; and …
Scott Lucas

Outgoing Bangor fire chief says he no longer plans to work with UMaine wrestling club

By Nick McCrea on Sept. 18, 2014, at 5:45 a.m.
ORONO | Bangor’s outgoing fire chief no longer plans to volunteer with the University of Maine’s club wrestling program, he stated Wednesday. “I am ceasing to volunteer at [the] university, because of how I have been treated and characterized in the media, by [the university] and the BDN,” Scott …
From the community

IWE Wrestling Returns To Brewer – RAGE IN THE CAGE!

By Randy Carver on Sept. 11, 2014, at 11:11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Location: City Side Restaurant & Banquet Hall, 393 North Main Street, Brewer, Maine For more information: 2079892626; iwrestlinge.com Independent Wrestling Entertainment returns to City Side Restaurant in Brewer, Maine (393 North Main St.) on Saturday, October 4th for RAGE IN THE …
Scott Lucas, who is resigning as Bangor's fire chief at the end of his contract in December, will become the new director of wrestling operations for the University of Maine.

Resigning Bangor fire chief eager to grapple with new job as UMaine wrestling coach

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 07, 2014, at 12:22 p.m.
Bangor Fire Chief Scott Lucas has accepted a second job as the new director of wrestling operations for the University of Maine’s National Collegiate Wrestling Association Division II team. Lucas made the decision to accept the unpaid UMaine job Thursday, the same day he informed the city …
Ovince Saint Preux (red) fights Ryan Jimmo (blue) in their light heavyweight bout for UFC 174 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Free public fighter workouts, weigh-ins lead up to Bangor UFC card

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 11, 2014, at 5:06 p.m.
Open workouts featuring several top combatants and pre-fight weigh-ins are two free public events held in advance of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Maine debut this weekend. UFC Fight Night 47 is scheduled for Saturday night, with the preliminary card set for 8 p.m. followed by the main …

Women’s bout added to Bangor UFC card

By Ernie Clark on July 04, 2014, at 11:53 a.m.
Sara McMann, who lost her bid for the world women’s bantamweight title to champion Ronda Rousey earlier this year, has been added to the UFC Fight Night 47 mixed martial arts card scheduled for Aug. 16 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. McMann, who fights out of Gaffney, South …
Forrest Griffin interacts with fans during a Q-and-A session before the UFC weigh-in event at the O2 Arena in March 2014 in London. Griffin was in Bangor on Friday to promote the UFC Fight Night show scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Cross Insurance Center.

Former champ spreads the UFC message in Bangor appearances

By Ernie Clark on June 20, 2014, at 3:18 p.m.
It was just after 9 a.m. Friday, and Forrest Griffin was ready to begin what he counted as somewhere between his “second and seventh” interview since waking up several hours earlier. That followed a similar schedule the day before in Boston, evidence the Ultimate Fighting Championship is …

Wrestling fundraiser planned for family of deceased 5-month-old

By Natalie Feulner on May 18, 2014, at 6:24 p.m.
Touted as “the most meaningful event” ever hosted by Brewer-based Independent Wrestling Entertainment, Saturday, May 24, promises to entertain. IWE, an organization that hosts professional wrestling tournaments throughout Maine, is hosting a benefit event to raise money for the family of Korbyn Garfield Antworth, who died in late March. The …

Former wrestling star The Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

By Reuters on April 09, 2014, at 5:30 a.m.
The Ultimate Warrior, one of U.S. professional wrestling’s most celebrated names, has died at the age of 54, days after being inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc Hall of Fame, the company said late on Tuesday. “WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one …

Gardiner wrestler takes 2nd in 113 pounds at nationals

By Ernie Clark on March 31, 2014, at 11:20 a.m.
Peter Del Gallo, a two-time state champion from Gardiner Area High School, earned All-American honors over the weekend by placing second in his weight class at the 25th annual National High School Coaches Association Wrestling Championships in Virginia Beach, Va. Del Gallo, competing in the sophomore 113-pound division, won five …

Local sports results for March 31, 2014

on March 30, 2014, at 9:31 p.m.
Today’s games COLLEGE Baseball UM-Presque Isle at Delaware Valley, 3:30 p.m. Softball Maine at Massachusetts, 2 p.m. UM-Presque Isle at Va.-Lynchburg (2), 3 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse Saint Joseph’s at UM-Farmington, 3 p.m. Results COLLEGE SUNDAY’S RESULTS MEN’S LACROSSE Husson 12, Green Mountain 4 MEN’S TENNIS Colby 9, Colby-Sawyer 0 SUNDAY’S …

TV, radio schedule for March 21, 2014

on March 20, 2014, at 7:07 p.m.
AUTO RACING Sprint Cup, Fontana, practice, 3 p.m., qualifying, 7:30 p.m., FS1-TV Nationwide Series, Fontana, practice, 4:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASKETBALL, MEN NCAA Basketball Tournament MERCER vs. DUKE, noon, CBS-TV, WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 FM) radio, Internet (929theticket.com) NEBRASKA vs. BAYLOR, 12:30 p.m., TRU-TV STANFORD vs. NEW MEXICO, 1:30 p.m., TBS-TV WEBER …

Eastern Maine CC, Southern Maine wrestlers compete in national tourneys

on March 15, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
Two wrestlers from Maine colleges each turned in solid performances in national tourneys Saturday. Eastern Maine Community College freshman Victor Irwin earned a seventh-place finish in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Championships at Allen, Texas. Irwin, a former Brewer High School standout, recorded a 4-2 decision over Ryan Kreppel of …
Bangor Christian’s Seth Pearson puts pressure on Easton’s Logan Halvorson during an East Class D tourney game on Feb. 15 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Easton boys team is the winner of the Maine Red Claws/Maine McDonald’s Team of the Year Award.

Easton boys, Falmouth girls honored with basketball ‘team of the year’ awards

By Ernie Clark on March 12, 2014, at 2:31 p.m.
Good teamwork often transcends the specific arena of competition, a fact that led to the Easton High School boys basketball team and the Falmouth High School girls squad being named recipients of the annual Maine Red Claws/Maine McDonald’s Team of the Year Award. The awards are presented to one boys …

On deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 27, 2014

on Feb. 27, 2014, at 6:28 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Baseball Coaches Clinic, 5-8 p.m. March 2, at Sluggers, instructed by Husson baseball coaching staff. Cost is $75 per coach. Topics include team building and chemistry; philosophies of team, pitching, hitting and defense; pitching mechanics; managing pitching staff; hitting and bunting mechanics; hitting and bunting drills; infield …

Ellsworth High School runner turns in record-setting 3K

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 26, 2014, at 3:27 p.m.
Ellsworth distance-running standout Dan Cu rts set state and New England high school records for the indoor 3,000-meter run Sunday at the USATF New England Indoor Track and Field Championships held at Gordon Track on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Curts, who a week earlier won the …

*THIRD Local sports results for February 20, 2014

on Feb. 20, 2014, at 9:42 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL EASTERN MAINE Semifinals Wednesday, Feb. 19 At Augusta Civic Center Class A A5: No. 6 Oxford Hills 61, No. 2 Brunswick 58 A6: No. 1 Hampden Acad. 67, No. 5 Edward Little 49 At Cross Center Class B B5: No. 6 Old Town 53, …
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