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

 

Some of the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club’s national championship medallists. From left: coach Ryan Yewchin, Loryn Roberts, Sedona Bond, Darren Doherty, Emma Greenwood, Carter Zuback and coach Nick Zuback. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club)

Double gold-medallist leads Cowichan club at wrestling nationals

CVWC finishes 8th out of 73 clubs at meet in Alberta

 

The Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club’s national championship contingent. Back row, from left: coach Nick Zuback, Antonio Iannidinardo, Emma Greenwood, Aidan Dyer-Price, Loryn Roberts, Ross Meiner, Darren Doherty, Phoenix Skailes and coach Ryan Yewchin. Front row, from left: Georgia Bond, Carter Zuback, Sedona Bond and coach Karen Ward. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan club sending 10 wrestlers to nationals

Contingent aiming to bring home some hardware

 

Ross Meiner competes on his way to a gold medal at the Miri Piri Invitational meet in Abbotsford. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club)

2 gold medals for Cowichan wrestlers in Abbotsford

CVWC also collects 2 silvers at Miri Piri Invitational

Ross Meiner competes on his way to a gold medal at the Miri Piri Invitational meet in Abbotsford. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club)
Carter Zuback of the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club competes at the Canada Summer Games trials in North Vancouver last month. (Submitted by Nick Zuback)
Carter Zuback of the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club competes at the Canada Summer Games trials in North Vancouver last month. (Submitted by Nick Zuback)
Coaches Hamilcar Pereira (far left), Nick Zuback (second from left), Karen Ward (second from right) and Ryan Yewchin (far right) honour graduating wrestlers Aiden Dyer-Price, Jessica Nakahara, Phoenix Skailes and Charlie Roberts at the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club’s awards banquet on April 14. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club)

Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club hands out awards

Dalton-Pereira and Skailes share top honours

Coaches Hamilcar Pereira (far left), Nick Zuback (second from left), Karen Ward (second from right) and Ryan Yewchin (far right) honour graduating wrestlers Aiden Dyer-Price, Jessica Nakahara, Phoenix Skailes and Charlie Roberts at the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club’s awards banquet on April 14. (Submitted by the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club)
Future Stars of Wrestling is run by the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club. (Citizen file)

Cowichan Valley club’s Future Wrestling Stars is back

Opportunity for kids 5-10 to try the sport

Future Stars of Wrestling is run by the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club. (Citizen file)
Most of the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club’s provincial contingent reunited at practice on Monday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Most of the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club’s provincial contingent reunited at practice on Monday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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

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)
In its first year of existence, the Queen Margaret’s School wrestling team qualified eight female and four male athletes to provincials. (Submitted by Queen Margaret’s School)

QMS wrestlers lead Cowichan club at Island championships

25 Cowichan wrestlers qualify for provincials

In its first year of existence, the Queen Margaret’s School wrestling team qualified eight female and four male athletes to provincials. (Submitted by Queen Margaret’s School)
The Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club brought home lots of hardware from the Campbell River Invitational. (Submitted by Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club)

Huge medal haul for Cowichan wrestlers in Campbell River

Eight gold medals highlight team’s success

The Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club brought home lots of hardware from the Campbell River Invitational. (Submitted by Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club)
Duncan Christian School’s Aiden Dyer-Price competes in the senior boys 81-84kg at the Cougar Invitational held at Frances Kelsey Secondary School last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

QMS emerges as potential powerhouse at Cowichan wrestling meet

First-year wrestlers help school to third-place finish

Duncan Christian School’s Aiden Dyer-Price competes in the senior boys 81-84kg at the Cougar Invitational held at Frances Kelsey Secondary School last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Quinn Bond of Queen Margaret’s School (blue singlet) takes on a wrestler from Spectrum during last Saturday’s dual meet at QMS. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan wrestlers shake off the cobwebs with dual meet

Athletes excited by first competition in a year and a half

Quinn Bond of Queen Margaret’s School (blue singlet) takes on a wrestler from Spectrum during last Saturday’s dual meet at QMS. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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)
UPDATE: Western Canada Wrestling Club Championships cancelled

UPDATE: Western Canada Wrestling Club Championships cancelled

First-ever championship hosted by CVWC at Brentwood

UPDATE: Western Canada Wrestling Club Championships cancelled
Cameron Healey of Chemainus Elementary (red) and Brody Wade of École Cobble Hill (blue) battle during the Cowichan Valley Elementary Play Down at George Bonner Elementary last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Bonner hosts elementary wrestling meet

12 Cowichan Valley schools take part in annual play down

Cameron Healey of Chemainus Elementary (red) and Brody Wade of École Cobble Hill (blue) battle during the Cowichan Valley Elementary Play Down at George Bonner Elementary last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan Valley wrestlers, from left, Joaquim Dalton-Pereira, Loryn Roberts, Hayley Bye-Pace, Dawson Jory, Talon Hird, Charlie Roberts, Mattias Zachary, Ashton Combdon, Miaya Brownbridge, Dylan Battye and Nadja Schwarz display their hardware from the provincial championships in Langley. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

12 provincial medals for Cowichan Valley wrestlers

Loryn Roberts joins Hird atop podium; club sends three more to finals

Cowichan Valley wrestlers, from left, Joaquim Dalton-Pereira, Loryn Roberts, Hayley Bye-Pace, Dawson Jory, Talon Hird, Charlie Roberts, Mattias Zachary, Ashton Combdon, Miaya Brownbridge, Dylan Battye and Nadja Schwarz display their hardware from the provincial championships in Langley. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan’s Talon Hird brings home gold medal No. 5

Cowichan’s Talon Hird brings home gold medal No. 5

Wrestler becomes fifth in history to go five-for-five

Cowichan’s Talon Hird brings home gold medal No. 5
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)

Hird looks to make history at provincials

Entire Cowichan team ready to make a splash at wrestling championships

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)