Wrestling

  • Wrestlers all-conference

    Wrestlers all-conference

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island wrestlers Ethan Harkins and Sam Hoff received honorable mentions to the All-Penobscot Valley Conference wrestling team Monday. Harkins wrestled in the 182-pound weight class this season and reached the consolation semifinals at the Class B North championships. Hoff, who wrestled at 285 pounds, placed fourth at the regional championships

  • Hoff earns win at state wrestling championships

    LINCOLN — Mount Desert Island’s Sam Hoff went 1-2 at Saturday’s state wrestling championships at Mattanawcook Academy. Hoff lost to Alexander Demers of Winslow in the first round and then pinned Clarke Leblanc of Madison to open consolations. He lost to Jared Atkinson of Foxcroft in the consolation semifinals.

  • Hoff advances to state wrestling championship

    Hoff advances to state wrestling championship

    ELLSWORTH — Sam Hoff of the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team defeated Fort Kent’s Manny Pettingill during a 285-pound bout at the Class B North championships Feb. 9 at Ellsworth. Hoff, who trailed by a point for most of the match, came back in the final period to earn the pin and advance

  • Wrestling regionals

    Wrestling regionals

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School wrestlers Baylor Landsman, Ethan Harkins and Sam Hoff competed at the Penobscot Valley Conference championships at Piscataquis Community High School in Guilford on Saturday, and all three made it to the consolation finals. Harkins, who competed at 182 pounds, took third place with a win over Dexter’s

  • Wrestlers look toward championship meets

    Wrestlers look toward championship meets

    BAR HARBOR — For Tony Dalisio, much of the 2018-19 season has been about teaching the Mount Desert Island High School wrestling team the fundamentals of the sport. Now he and the team are ready to take the next step. With the Class B North wrestling championships a couple of weeks away, the Trojans are

  • 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