On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 25, 2016

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 11, 2016

on Aug. 11, 2016, at 8:49 p.m.
BASKETBALL BANGOR — Maine Basketball Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony, noon Sunday, Aug. 21, at Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. Doors open 11:30 a.m., ceremony begins after lunch. Tickets are $55 and can be purchased at info@mainebasketballhalloffame.com . For information, contact 942-5766 or MaineBasketballInduction2016@gmail.com. FOOTBALL BANGOR — The …
Former Penobscot Valley High School wrestling coach Gerald Hutchinson (center, with plaque) was recognized for his recent induction into the New England Secondary School Principals' Associations Wrestling Hall of Fame Saturday at PVHS in Howland. With Hutchinson are former PVHS wrestlers (from left) Doug Dyer, Brad Thibodeau, Ken Mitchell, Corey Harper, Andy Harding, Dakin Magoon, Nick Boobar, Darren Thibodeau, Chip Dugans, Chris Sirois, Wes Dube, Greg Rowley and T.J Langerak.

Legendary Penobscot Valley wrestling coach receives surprise induction

By Ernie Clark on March 29, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
“It was a total shock, no one told me I made it.”

TV, radio schedule for March 19-20, 2016

on March 18, 2016, at 5:56 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, 10:30 a.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, XFINITY, TreatMyClot.com 300,qualifying, noon, race, 4 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice, 2:30 p.m., FS1-TVStory continues below advertisement. BASEBALL, SPRING TRAINING ST. LOUIS at BOSTON, 1 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor (620 AM), WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio BASKETBALL, MEN NCAA …

TV, radio schedule for March 18, 2016

on March 17, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice, 1:30 p.m., qualifying , 7:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, XFINITY, practice, 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASKETBALL, MEN NCAA Tournament DAYTON vs. SYRACUSE, noon, CBS-TVStory continues below advertisement. VILLANOVA vs. NORTH CAROLINA (Asheville), 12:30 p.m., TRU-TV OREGON STATE vs. VCU, 1 p.m., TNT-TV CALIFORNIA vs. …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 10, 2016

on March 10, 2016, at 8:12 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — The Bangor Comrades American Legion team is sponsoring 2016 Spring Training Baseball Clinics on Sundays in March at Bangor High’s Red Barry Gym; events, sponsored by Bangor East and West Side Little Leagues, include Parent and Me “Learning the Game” Clinic, ages 5-8, 10-11:15 a.m., parent or …

Gardiner senior wins second New England wrestling championship

By Ernie Clark on March 07, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
Peter DelGallo of Gardiner won his second New England high school wrestling title in four years over the weekend, following up his 106-pound title as a freshman with the 120-pound crown as a senior. DelGallo was one of eight Maine wrestlers to earn All-New England honors at the 52nd annual …
Wrestler Hulk Hogan attends the Electronic Entertainment Expo to promote Majesco Entertainment's "Hulk Hogan's Main Event" video game in Los Angeles, in this file photo taken June 7, 2011. Hogan is asking a Florida jury to slam the gossip website Gawker for publishing a secretly recorded sex tape of the former professional wrestler as an unusual trial weighing a celebrity's privacy rights gets under way Monday.

Hulk Hogan to ‘slam’ Gawker in Florida sex tape trial

By Letitia Stein, Reuters on March 07, 2016, at 8:17 a.m.
“Time for the real main event! ‘I AM’ going to slam another Giant! Hogan vrs Gawker!” the wrestler posted on Twitter as jury selection got under way last week. “Watcha Gonna Do Gawker? Only Justice Brother.”

Limitless Pro Wrestling – “Don’t Fear The Sleeper!”

By Randy Carver on March 06, 2016, at 9:17 p.m.
Saturday, March 19, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Location: American Legion Post 84, 156 Park Street, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-974-6048; limitlesswrestling.com Limitless Wrestling | “Don’t Fear The Sleeper!”Story continues below advertisement. Saturday, March 19th, 2016 American Legion Post 84, 156 Park Street, Orono, ME TICKETS: $12 Front …

Skowhegan paces qualifying field for NE wrestling championships

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 23, 2016, at 5:46 p.m.
The top three finishers from each weight class are eligible to compete at the 52nd annual New England Interscholastic Wrestling Championships.

Skowhegan captures Class A state wrestling title

on Feb. 14, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
NORTH BERWICK | Cody Craig, Julian Sirois and Kameron Doucette each won individual state titles to help the Skowhegan Indians capture the Class A state team title Saturday at Noble High School. Craig claimed the title in the 103-pound division with a 7-0 decision over Massabesic of Waterboro’s Leo …
Foxcroft Academy's Zach Caron (top) competes against Mountain Valley's Eddie DeRoche in the finals of the 145-pound division during the Class B state championships Saturday at Oceanside High School. Caron won the match 5-3.

Foxcroft edges Dirigo to win Class B state wrestling crown

By Sun Journal and BDN Staff Reports on Feb. 14, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Foxcroft Academy utilized its overall depth in winning its first Class B state wrestling championship by scoring 146 points to pull away from Dirigo of Dixfield.

Skowhegan wrestlers roll to 4th straight ‘A’ regional crown

on Feb. 07, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
The Skowhegan High School Indians turned in a dominating performance to capture their fourth straight Class A wrestling regional title at their high school gym Saturday. Eight Skowhegan wrestlers won individual Class A North titles, and two more finished in the top four to advance to next …
Foxcroft Academy’s Zach Caron (left) tries to take down Ellsworth’s Josh Wright during the 145- pound championship match at the Penobscot Valley Conference wrestling championships on Jan. 30 in Ellsworth. Caron won the match and did the same in the Class B North regional final Saturday in Winslow, helping Foxcroft win the team crown.

Foxcroft captures B North wrestling title

on Feb. 07, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
WINSLOW | Five Foxcroft Academy wrestlers won individual titles to help the Ponies capture the Class B North regional championship at Winslow High School Saturday. Foxcroft rolled up 205.5 points as 10 of its wrestlers finished in the top four in their respective weight classes to qualify for next …

Skowhegan dominates KVAC wrestling championships; Winslow wins Class B

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 30, 2016, at 8:54 p.m.
AUGUSTA | The three-time defending Eastern Maine Class A champion Skowhegan wrestling team rolled to victory Saturday at the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships at Cony High School. The Indians crowned five individual champions and amassed 224.5 points, far ahead of runner-up Nokomis of Newport, which finished second with 124. Host …
Caribou's Izaiah Thayer (right) tries to get out of a hold from Foxcroft Academy's Michael Pendriss during the 220-pound championship match at the Penobscot Valley Conference Wrestling Championships at Ellsworth on Saturday.

Foxcroft Academy wins PVC wrestling crown

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 30, 2016, at 6:32 p.m.
Perhaps no one gained more momentum from the conference meet than Foxcroft Academy senior Antonio Ayala.

Maine wrestling postseason begins with conference championships

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 27, 2016, at 1:16 p.m.
High school wrestling’s postseason begins Saturday with conference championship meets around the state.
Foxcroft Academy boys soccer and wrestling coach Luis Ayala (left) and his son, Antonio.

Consistency, adaptability help Foxcroft coach achieve 300 wins

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 16, 2016, at 12:54 p.m.
Luis Ayala, who wrestled during his high school days in Virginia, became Foxcroft’s head wrestling coach in 2001.

Nokomis, Foxcroft shine at early season wrestling tournaments

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 15, 2015, at 2:31 p.m.
‘Tis the season for big, multi-team high school wrestling tournaments around the state, and the early returns were good last weekend for Nokomis of Newport and Foxcroft Academy. Nokomis, now in Class A under the condensed two-class statewide format approved by the Maine Principals’ Association earlier this year, scored an …
Members of the Foxcroft Academy wrestling team pose for a photo in front of the White House in Washington. The team was in Virginia over the weekend to compete in a wrestling tourney and also spent some time touring the nation's capital Friday and Sunday.

Foxcroft wrestlers see sights, win championship at Virginia tournament

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 09, 2015, at 11:07 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Foxcroft Academy wrestling team returned to campus this week a little more knowledgeable about the some of the historical landmarks around greater Washington, D.C. The Ponies also brought back a championship trophy as a token of yet another remembrance of their trip after winning the 38th annual …