Camden Hills High School wrestler Hilary Merrifield will attempt to become the first girl to win state wrestling crown in Maine when she competes in the Class B state meet at Morse High in Bath on Saturday.

Camden Hills sophomore seeks to become first girl to win state wrestling crown

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 14, 2014, at 1:33 p.m.
ROCKPORT, Maine — Hilary Merrifield takes a cerebral approach to her work in the classroom and on the wrestling mat. That approach has landed the Camden Hills sophomore on the school’s academic honor roll and put her within striking distance of athletic history. Merrifield won the Eastern Maine Class B …

Local sports results for Feb. 10, 2014

on Feb. 10, 2014, at 10:33 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL EASTERN MAINE Preliminary round Tuesday, Feb. 11 Class B BP5: No. 10 Ellsworth (9-9) at No. 7 Medomak (10-8), 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 Class A AP1: No. 9 Lawrence (8-10) at No. 8 Lewiston (8-10), 6 p.m. Class B BP1: No. 9 Presque …
Nokomis' Kolin Fraser has the upper hand on Mount Ararat's George Berry in their 120-pound match as referee Dennis Bishop looks on during the Eastern A championships Saturday in Topsham.

Seven individual champions lead Skowhegan to win second straight Eastern A wrestling title

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 08, 2014, at 10:13 p.m.
The Skowhegan Indians crowned seven individual champions Saturday to cruise to their second straight Eastern Maine Class A wrestling championship at Mount Ararat High School in Topsham. Skowhegan, which was coming off a victory last weekend at the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships, scored 180.5 points to outdistance runner-up Cony …

Youthful depth propels Camden Hills to fifth straight Eastern B wrestling title

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 08, 2014, at 9:43 p.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Just two seniors stood among the 14 wrestlers that represented Camden Hills of Rockport at Saturday’s Eastern Maine Class B wrestling championships. But the quality of that youthful depth lived up to the Windjammers’ recent era of domination on the mat — a run that has produced …

Local sports results for Feb. 7, 2014

on Feb. 08, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Hockey Gardiner Area at John Bapst, 7:40 p.m. Hampden at Presque Isle, 1:15 p.m. Scarborough at Bangor, 4 p.m. Skowhegan at Cony, 8:10 p.m. Winslow at Messalonskee, 7:10 p.m. Indoor Track PVC- EMITL Championship All teams at UMaine, Orono, 2:45 p.m. Nordic Skiing KVAC-MVC Championships …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 6, 2014

on Feb. 06, 2014, at 7:26 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Husson University will hold February break baseball camps for kids ages 7-18. Offensive camp will be held Feb. 17-18; and pitching and defensive camp will be held Feb. 19-20. Offensive covers hitting, bunting, base running and other similar skills. Defensive covers pitching, catching, infield and outfield play …
From the community

Youth wrestling at Bangor Parks and Rec

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 06, 2014, at 4:49 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Youth Folkstyle wrestling for grades one-five, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays and 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, Feb. 28-April 12, at Bangor Parks and Recreation, 647 Main St. Athletes will learn the fundamentals of wrestling through instruction, drills, and one-on-one matches with other athletes of similar age and weight. The fee for …

Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference wrestling results

on Feb. 02, 2014, at 11:08 a.m.
Championships At Topsham Skowhegan 197, Camden Hills 131.5, Cony 120, Belfast 84.5, Oxford Hills 84, Mount Ararat 78, Winslow 71, Nokomis 64, Mount View 60, Erskine Acad. 57, Mt. Blue 53.5, Medomak Valleu 46.5; Edward Little 39.5, Gardiner 39, Maine Central Institute 34, Morse 30, Oceanside 26, Hampden Acad. 128, …

Penobscot Valley Conference wrestling results

on Feb. 02, 2014, at 10:59 a.m.
At Ellsworth Ellsworth 238.5, Foxcroft Acad. 146.5. Dexter 121, Caribou 80, Bucksport 62.5, Hermon 56, Penobscot Valley 48, Mount Desert Island 31, Piscataquis 27, Calais 24, George Stevens Acad. 15, Stearns 12, Washington Acad. 9, John Bapst 8.5, Mattanawcook Acad. no score Championship finals 106: P.J. Crawford (PV) pinned Marcus …

Skowhegan wins KVAC wrestling title; Camden Hills tops in ‘B’

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 02, 2014, at 10:58 a.m.
TOPSHAM, Maine — Skowhegan Area High School crowned six individual champions en route to winning its second straight Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference wrestling championship Saturday. No other team in the 20-school field crowned more than two individual winners as the Class A Indians amassed 197 points to outdistance the runner-up, …
Hermon's Luke Potter (right) and Dover-Foxcroft's Devin Madigan compete in the championship match Saturday in the 285-pound weight class during the PVC wrestling championships in Ellsworth. Potter pinned Madigan for the win.

Benevolent Ellsworth rolls to PVC wrestling title

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 01, 2014, at 8:07 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Ellsworth High School wrestling team began Saturday in a most benevolent mood — donating $5,000 to the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center as the culmination of a season-long fundraising effort. The Eagles then took the Penobscot Valley Conference championship meet by force, crowning six individual …

Local sports results for Jan. 28, 2014

on Jan. 28, 2014, at 9:01 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Basketball Central at Piscataquis, 7 p.m. Foxcroft at Dexter, 7 p.m. Gould at Acadia Christian, 4 p.m. Greater Houlton Chr. at East Grand, 5 p.m. Houlton at Presque Isle, 7 p.m. Limestone at Wisdom, 7 p.m. Penquis Valley at Lee, 6:30 p.m. Schenck at Mattanawcook, …

Local sports results for January 16, 2014

on Jan. 16, 2014, at 10:40 p.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY’S RESULTS GIRLS BASKETBALL Bucksport 57, DI-S 32 Fort Kent 65, Fort Fairfield 63 Greater Houlton Chr. 48, Madawaska 35 Houlton 58, Caribou 37 John Bapst 46, Hermon 39 Narraguagus 57, Washington Ad. 42 Orono 54, Old Town 48 Penobscot Valley 52, Penquis 17 Piscataquis 46, Central …

Local sports results for Jan. 11-12, 2014

on Jan. 12, 2014, at 9:19 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Basketball Ashland at Wisdom, 5:30 p.m. Boothbay at Madison, 7 p.m. Cen. Aroostook at S. Aroostook, 6 p.m. DI-S at Bangor Christian, 5:30 p.m. Highview at Forest Hills, 5 p.m. Lewiston at Hampden, 7 p.m. Madawaska at Washburn, 5:30 p.m. Sumner at Narraguagus, 6:30 p.m. …

Local sports results for Jan. 10, 2013

on Jan. 11, 2014, at 10:05 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Basketball Bangor at Brewer, 6 p.m. Belfast at Medomak Valley, 6 p.m. Boothbay at Carrabec, 1 p.m. Camden Hills at MCI, 6 p.m. Central Aroostook at Hodgdon, 7 p.m. Edward Little at Lewiston, 7:45 p.m. Gr. Portland Ch. at North Haven, 10 a.m. Greenville at …

Local sports results for January 9, 2014

on Jan. 09, 2014, at 10:09 p.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY’S RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL Bangor 60, Cony 47 Bucksport 76, Searsport 35 Calais 57, Ellsworth 31 Cent. Aroostook 52, Limestone 33 Hampden 67, Brewer 33 Medomak Valley 68, Leavitt 53 Mount View 46, Belfast Area 39 Nokomis 56, Erskine 36 Oceanside 57, Waterville 56 GIRLS BASKETBALL Caribou …

Local sports results for Jan. 4-5, 2014

on Jan. 05, 2014, at 8:27 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Basketball Boothbay Region at Carrabec, 7 p.m. Bucksport at DI-S, 7 p.m. Calais at Sumner, 7 p.m. Dirigo at Wiscasset, 7 p.m. East Grand at Woodland, 6:30 p.m. Fort Kent at Madawaska, 7 p.m. Foxcroft at John Bapst, 7 p.m. Houlton at Stearns, 7 p.m. …

Local sports results for Jan. 3, 2014

on Jan. 03, 2014, at 9:59 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Basketball Ashland at Washburn, 7 p.m. Bangor Christian at Piscataquis, 7 p.m. Brewer at Oxford Hills, 5:30 p.m. Caribou at Old Town, 1:30 p.m. Central Aroostook at Wisdom, 1 p.m. Cony at Mt. Blue, 1 p.m. Dexter at Bucksport, 7 p.m. Ellsworth at MDI, 3:30 …

Local sports results for Dec. 26, 2013

on Dec. 27, 2013, at 9:29 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Basketball Bangor at Messalonskee, 2 p.m. Brunswick at Brewer, 3 p.m. Caribou at Mount Desert Island, 8 p.m. Central at George Stevens, 7 p.m. Cony at Hampden, 7 p.m. Fort Fairfield at Central Aroostook, 7 p.m. Gardiner at Oceanside, 6:30 p.m. Gorham at Deering, 7 …
Jake Thornton (left) of Mountain Valley wrestles Robert Banner of Ellsworth during a 126-pound match at Mountain Valley High School during the McDonald's Invitational in Rumford on Saturday. Thornton won the match, but Ellsworth went on to win the team title.

Ellsworth wrestling team combines competition with a cause using wins and pins

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 19, 2013, at 1:27 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — As Jared Bragg made his way onto the wrestling mat late Saturday, both his opponent and the stakes were big. The Ellsworth High School senior gave away more than 35 pounds and four inches of height to Fryeburg Academy’s Andrew Lyman as they prepared to battle for …
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