Wrestling

  • MDI wrestlers medal at PVHS

    MDI wrestlers medal at PVHS

    HOWLAND — Three members of the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team medaled at a Dec. 27 competition at Penobscot Valley High School. Baylor Landsman, who competed in the 170-pound division, became the first MDI wrestler to place first in a tournament since the program’s return to the mats in November. Ethan Harkins and

  • Wrestling team has best meet yet at PVHS

    Wrestling team has best meet yet at PVHS

    HOWLAND — The Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team had its best meet of the young season Saturday afternoon with three third-place finishes at a tournament at Penobscot Valley High School. The results continued a strong early-season stretch for the Trojans, who are remaining competitive against all comers. “It was an awesome day for

  • Reborn wrestling team prepping for 1st season

    Reborn wrestling team prepping for 1st season

    BAR HARBOR — Gathered in a dimly lit cafeteria, a group of six Mount Desert Island High School athletes stood with hands on knees Monday evening as they breathed deeply, their hair and clothing both drenched in sweat. Just moments earlier, the group had gone through a fair but exhausting conditioning workout on the green

  • MDI to revive wrestling program this season

    MDI to revive wrestling program this season

    BAR HARBOR — The high school sports scene at Mount Desert Island High School just got even bigger. MDI principal Matt Haney confirmed the return of its wrestling program Tuesday at the high school board meeting. The team will compete in Class B for the 2018-19 season, which will be its first since 2014-15. “We’re

  • Wrestlers pin hopes on wins

    Wrestlers pin hopes on wins

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team won two of three contests in a home meet last Wednesday, defeating Bucksport and Mattanawcook Academy before falling to Ellsworth. Against Mattanawcook, Abrahm Malloy and Marcus Parsons won by forfeit. Elijah Malloy won his match with a pin in the second period. Taner Bickford

  • Big wins for MDI at small wrestling meet

    Big wins for MDI at small wrestling meet

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School wrestlers logged a few important victories in a small home meet Saturday. Junior Taner Bickford, a new wrestler this year, logged his first win, and senior Wilder Young won all three of his matches. The Trojans hosted Woodland, Penobscot Valley High School, Brewer, Hampden, Piscataquis Community High

  • Malloy tops in holiday meet

    Malloy tops in holiday meet

    HOWLAND — Freshman Abrahm Malloy of the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team won his weight class Saturday at the Penobscot Valley High School (PVHS) Holiday Classic tournament. PVHS is MDI Coach Chip Dugans’ alma mater. He wrestled there for former coach Gerald Hutchinson, who now organizes this tournament. Malloy and sophomore Marcus Parsons

  • Young tops at wrestling meet

    DEXTER — Mount Desert Island High School senior Wilder Young was the champion in the 152 weight class in a tournament-style wrestling meet Saturday at Dexter High School. Tournament style means that wrestlers were put into weight-class brackets regardless of which school they came from. “That may be the most competitive weight class, too,” MDI

  • Wrestling team battles in Belfast

    BELFAST — Senior Wilder Young and freshman Abrahm Malloy led the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team in their first regular season meet. Each went 2-2 on the day. MDI lost each of their matchups, largely because they’re a small team and they forfeit every match where they don’t have a wrestler in a