Wrestling

Former UFV Cascades wrestling coach Arjan Singh Bhullar is now the ONE heavyweight champion after defeating Brandon Vera via TKO in round two on Saturday in Singapore. (ONE Championship)

Former UFV wrestling coach wins MMA championship

Arjan Singh Bhullar captures ONE heavyweight title, first Indian origin fighter to achieve honour

 

Three-time provincial champion Paige Maher will be wrestling at Simon Fraser University this fall. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni’s Paige Maher commits to wrestling team at Simon Fraser University

Maher is a three-time BC Provincial Champion and current Canadian National Champion

 

Members of the Alberni Valley Wrestling Club gather via Zoom to celebrate the 2021 graduates. (ZOOM SCREENSHOT)

Alberni Valley Wrestling Club celebrates 2021 graduates

Despite COVID-19, wrestling club was still able to gather virtually

 

Athletes with the Alberni Wrestling team will no longer have to wash wrestling mats with small mops, thanks to a donation from the Alberni Kinsmen. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Alberni Valley Wrestling Club benefits from Kinsmen donation

Kinsmen donated $1,000 for a new mat washing system.

Athletes with the Alberni Wrestling team will no longer have to wash wrestling mats with small mops, thanks to a donation from the Alberni Kinsmen. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Scott Coulthart, one of the graduating wrestlers, reads his remarks at the 2020 Alberni Wrestling Awards. (YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT)

Alberni Valley wrestlers recognized at virtual awards show

Paige Maher and Seth Price named Most Outstanding Senior athletes

Scott Coulthart, one of the graduating wrestlers, reads his remarks at the 2020 Alberni Wrestling Awards. (YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT)
The Alberni Armada finished second overall at the 2020 BC High School Wrestling Championships in Langley. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni places second overall in wrestling provincials

Alberni’s Paige Maher captures third straight provincial title

The Alberni Armada finished second overall at the 2020 BC High School Wrestling Championships in Langley. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Scott Coulthart (in red) went undefeated last weekend to win gold in his division. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Alberni boys wrestling team wins 21st consecutive Island championship

12 wrestlers qualified to represent Alberni District Secondary School at provincials

  • Feb 12, 2020
Scott Coulthart (in red) went undefeated last weekend to win gold in his division. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Alberni’s Seth Price (in blue) grapples with his opponent Ryan Hicks of Maple Ridge during the 70kg final on Saturday, Feb. 1. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Alberni wrestlers see success on home turf

ADSS Juvenile Boys place second overall at 37th annual Invitational

Alberni’s Seth Price (in blue) grapples with his opponent Ryan Hicks of Maple Ridge during the 70kg final on Saturday, Feb. 1. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Jayce Clayton (in red) and Scott Coulthart (in blue) battle it out for the gold medal in the all-Armada 90 kg final in 2019. (ELENA RARDON/Alberni Valley News)

Port Alberni wrestlers host 37th Invitational

Armada Wrestling Invitational begins Friday, Jan. 31

  • Jan 29, 2020
Jayce Clayton (in red) and Scott Coulthart (in blue) battle it out for the gold medal in the all-Armada 90 kg final in 2019. (ELENA RARDON/Alberni Valley News)
Jayce Clayton (in red) and Scott Coulthart (in blue) battle it out for the gold medal in the all-Armada 90 kg final. ELENA RARDON PHOTO

Alberni wrestlers finish strong at 36th annual invitational

ADSS won the juvenile boys and girls divisions

Jayce Clayton (in red) and Scott Coulthart (in blue) battle it out for the gold medal in the all-Armada 90 kg final. ELENA RARDON PHOTO