Wrestling

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

 

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

 

Campbell River’s Alex Jackson attempts to pin his opponent during the Campbell River Invite wrestling tournament at Ecole Phoenix Middle School on Feb. 5. Photo submitted

Campbell River Invite continues city’s storied highschool wrestling tradition

Freestyle wrestling returned to Campbell River for the Campbell River Invite, which…

  • Feb 8, 2022

 

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)
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
Brett Matthews will be on the card when 365Pro Wrestling returns to Willow Point Hall Nov. 7. Photo by Max Benson

Campbell River pro wrestling card held over two events to allow for COVID-19 safety

365 Pro Wrestling returns to the Willow Point Lions Club in Campbell…

  • Nov 3, 2020
Brett Matthews will be on the card when 365Pro Wrestling returns to Willow Point Hall Nov. 7. Photo by Max Benson

Nine Campbell River wrestlers earn berths in provincial championships

Campbell River wrestlers had a strong showing at last weekend’s Island Championships…

  • Feb 13, 2020

Campbell River wrestlers put in good showing in Port Alberni

Wrestlers from Campbell River schools competed in a tough tournament in Port…

  • Feb 6, 2020
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