Wrestling

Evan McLeod of Port Alberni finished second at the provincial championships. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni wrestlers finish strong at 2022 provincials

Grade 11 wrestler Evan McLeod led the team with a silver medal finish

 

Mark Schwichtenberg won the gold medal at the high school provincial wrestling tournament this past weekend. He is Agassiz Elementary Secondary School’s only wrestler. (Contributed Photo/Balan Moorthy)

Agassiz’s sole high school wrestler sweeps top honours at provincials

Mark Schwichtenberg earns second career gold medal, outstanding accolades

 

Kelcie Sam (in blue) won silver at the Island Championship. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Alberni wrestling team wins Island Championship

ADSS Boys win their 22nd consecutive Island title

 

Evan McLeod (in blue) attempts to pin an opponent during the Campbell River Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 5. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni wrestlers victorious in Campbell River

ADSS wrestling team finishes first in boys’ division

Evan McLeod (in blue) attempts to pin an opponent during the Campbell River Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 5. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Evan McLeod (in blue) prepares to take on his opponent at the Cougar Invitational. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Alberni wrestlers dust off the boots at Cougar Invite

Armada finished second in the Senior Division and fourth in the Junior Division

Evan McLeod (in blue) prepares to take on his opponent at the Cougar Invitational. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Two-time Olympic wrestler Danielle Lappage shows off some moves, using Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club as her guinea pig, after speaking to students at Queen Margaret’s School on Oct. 8. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Olympic wrestler talks perseverance with Vancouver island students

Danielle Lappage overcame injuries and disappointment over her remarkable career

Two-time Olympic wrestler Danielle Lappage shows off some moves, using Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club as her guinea pig, after speaking to students at Queen Margaret’s School on Oct. 8. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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

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)
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

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

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