Wrestling

Paige Maher (in blue) competes at the Canada Summer Games in Niagara. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Port Alberni wrestler has gold medal performance at Canada Summer Games

Paige Maher ‘dominant’ in both individual and team events

 

The logo for World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., WWE, appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Vince McMahon is voluntarily stepping back from his roles as CEO and chairman at WWE, Friday, June 17, 2022, as the sports entertainment company performs an investigation into alleged misconduct related to a relationship with a former employee. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Vince McMahon will step down during WWE misconduct probe

Wrestling boss will continue to oversee WWE’s creative content during the investigation

 

Whistle Buoy turns three this month, and plans to make up for lost time with a bash in Market Square. (Courtesy Whistle Buoy)

Music, beer, wrestling on tap for Victoria brewery’s 3rd birthday bash

Whistlemania fills Market Square on June 25, 2 to 10 p.m.

 

Beatrice Carnell (red shoes) wrestling in a competition. Carnell only started wrestling in November of last year. (Courtesy of Steve Rennalls)

Greater Victoria wrestling program rebuilding after quiet years

Starting in November two students won 1st place at the Island Championships in February

Beatrice Carnell (red shoes) wrestling in a competition. Carnell only started wrestling in November of last year. (Courtesy of Steve Rennalls)
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

Kelcie Sam (in blue) won silver at the Island Championship. (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 Cowichan Valley 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)
Travis Williams after his 60 minute draw with Judas Icarus (in background). Photo by Max Benson

Campbell River indie wrestling gives audience a break from stressful year

Promoter and wrestlers trying to build scene in Campbell River

Travis Williams after his 60 minute draw with Judas Icarus (in background). Photo by Max Benson
UPDATE: Western Canada Wrestling Club Championships cancelled

UPDATE: Western Canada Wrestling Club Championships cancelled

First-ever championship were to have been hosted in Cowichan this weekend

UPDATE: Western Canada Wrestling Club Championships cancelled
Cowichan wrestler wins historic fifth gold in five years

Cowichan wrestler wins historic fifth gold in five years

Talon Hird becomes fifth in history to go five-for-five in winning high school titles

Cowichan wrestler wins historic fifth gold in five years
Cow High’s Talon Hird battles his way to another title at the Island championships in Port Alberni last weekend. Next up is a bid for a fifth provincial title. (Raylene Pace photo)

Vancouver Island wrestler poised to make BC high school history

Talon Hird aims to be the fifth athlete to win five provincial titles in five years

Cow High’s Talon Hird battles his way to another title at the Island championships in Port Alberni last weekend. Next up is a bid for a fifth provincial title. (Raylene Pace 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)
22-year-old Victoria man scoops up silver medal in combat wrestling for Canada

22-year-old Victoria man scoops up silver medal in combat wrestling for Canada

Konrad Herrmann finishes second in the world championship in the 74kg weight class

  • Nov 9, 2019
22-year-old Victoria man scoops up silver medal in combat wrestling for Canada