Wrestling

 

Gardiner senior wins second New England wrestling championship

By Ernie Clark on March 07, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
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.

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.
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.
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.

Skowhegan dominates KVAC wrestling championships; Winslow wins Class B

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 30, 2016, at 8:54 p.m.
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.
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.
Penobscot Valley High School wrestler Sophia Carson

Maxfield teen climbing women’s wrestling ranks

By Ernie Clark, BDN Staff on July 01, 2015, at 1:28 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 18, 2015

on June 18, 2015, at 8:50 p.m.

Decorated USM wrestler named head coach of school’s wrestling team

on June 18, 2015, at 6:10 p.m.

UM Black Bear Wrestling Tournament scheduled for July 19

on June 12, 2015, at 4:19 p.m.
Josh Pelletier of Charleston, Maine, and the Liberty University wrestling team.

Maine wrestler battles back from injuries, excels on national stage

By Ernie Clark on May 12, 2015, at 12:29 p.m.

Youth wrestling exhibition April 6 at Bangor Parks and Rec

on April 02, 2015, at 3:49 p.m.