Tag: wrestling

CIAC to host girls wrestling state tournament

CHESHIRE—The CIAC will host a girls wrestling invitational tournament in conjunction with the CIAC wrestling state open on Feb. 28-29 at the Floyd Little Center in New Haven. This marks the first CIAC-organized event solely for female wrestlers. The Invitational…

Champions chow down at banquet

The Bristol Eastern High School wrestling team held its annual banquet at the Italian Social Club last Sunday. The wrestling team won the state championship for Class L, this year, making it three years in a row that they have…

Local wrestlers honored by coaches

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER SOUTHINGTON – On Sunday, March 10, the Connecticut High School Coaches Association held its annual All-State Wrestling banquet from the Aqua Turf in Southington as grapplers from all over the state were honored. The event…

Wrestling: Call it a 3-peat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – Over the past two scholastic seasons, the Bristol Eastern wrestling program has been the symbol of excellence in Class L competition. It’s been two years and two championships. And now, the Lancers have…

Wrestling: Lancers, Rams battle on mat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern wrestling programs locked horns in the 57th annual city series battle between the schools on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from the Thomas M. Monahan Gymnasium on the Bristol…

Eastern snags 6 finalists Saturday

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER DANBURY – The Ryan Sabbagh Holiday Tournament was the final wrestling meet of the year for the squad from Bristol Eastern and on Saturday, Dec. 29, the Lancers were tested against the top squad in…

BC ambushed by Plainville

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Central wrestling team just missed out in pulling off a big win against Plainville on Wednesday, Jan. 28. However, the Rams were right there, right in it with two matches left…

Eastern pulls off 2nd place at Invite

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Eastern wrestling team made a second place finish at the Bristol Central Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 3. The Lancers, scoring 220 points at the event, were only bested by state power…

Lancers sharpen their skills in Southbury

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER SOUTHBURY – All those weekend scholastic wrestling tournaments that the Bristol Eastern wrestling squad participates in on a yearly basis always pay huge dividends throughout the season. And to start the weekend slates in 2014-15,…

A first in 2014 for Central

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Bristol Central wrestling team picked up its first CCC South victory of the year under first year coach Matt Boissonneault as the Rams grappled with Plainville. Central worked hard as a unit…

BC opens big

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER The Bristol Central wrestling team opened its season with a big win against Fermi of Enfield while just missing out on winning the Plainville Invitational Championship on Saturday, Dec. 21. Against the Falcons on opening…

Rams given scare by Blue Devils

Oakes (152) took down Jordan Pelletier before picking up a pin in 3:32. Meanwhile Hoffman (160), a very impressive sophomore, trailed early but in the end, made a critical takedown with 13 seconds remaining to break a 4-4 stalemate and…