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 By Dan Rudy    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Wrangell Wolves wrestling takes seventh at State

Wrangell High School’s wrestlers ended their season on a strong note, finishing seventh this weekend out of 61 teams at the Alaska 123A State Wrestling Tournament hosted at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. “They did really well,” said...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    December 11, 2014

Wolves take region title, head to state

Wrangell High School's wrestling team not only hosted, but also won last weekend's 2A Region V tournament, with all 10 of its wrestlers headed to State in Anchorage this weekend. "We're very happy,"...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    December 11, 2014

Lady Wolves finish off season with Sportsmanship Award

This year’s season draws to a close for Wrangell High School’s volleyball team, after finishing third in Haines at the Southeast Regional Tournament last weekend. “It was long, but good,” coach Jessica Whitaker said of the weekend. She said...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 27, 2014

Derby girls skate it out for Fall Brawl

Local roller derby girls with the Garnet Grit Betties bouted with Petersburg's Ragnarök Rollers at the Wrangell High School gym Saturday night. Dubbed the Fall Brawl, the event filled the stands as...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 20, 2014

Wolves serving strong in volleyball in Craig

Wrangell's Lady Wolves high school volleyball team gave a great performance and won four out of five games in Craig last weekend at the Southern Seeing Tournament. "It went really well," said the Wolv...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 20, 2014

Wrestlers show class at Bill Weiss tournament in Ketchikan

Though lacking in numbers, Wrangell’s wrestlers did well at the Bill Weiss Invitational in Ketchikan Friday and Saturday. The team took third overall, coming in one point behind Craig and Ketchikan. Among small schools, the Wolves finished ahead...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 13, 2014

WHS volleyball and wrestling teams compete in Tok and Sitka

Wrangell High School's volleyball team traveled out to faraway Tok Friday for a weekend tournament, picking up wins against Glennallen, Nenana and Tri-Vallley and getting edged out by Tok High School...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 6, 2014

Petersburg plays Wrangell in inter-squad match

The Wolves played a close inter-squad volleyball scrimmage against the Petersburg Vikings at home Tuesday evening. "The schedule worked out wonderfully," said the Vikings' coach, Jaime Cabral. The tea...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 6, 2014

Wolves overcome adversity, illness at Anchorage meet

The Wrangell Wolves high school wrestling team participated in the tournament at Anchorage Christian Schools last Friday and Saturday. A statewide event, the ACS tournament is generally a big predictor for the State Championship. “It went very...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 30, 2014

Wolves programs all over the place

It was a busy weekend for Wrangell Public Schools' autumn extracurricular programs, with the wrestling, volleyball, and humanities teams traveling to meets all over the Southeast. The high school's Drama, Debate and Forensics competed in Haines...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 23, 2014

Wolves wrestle regional best for division in Petersburg

Wrangell's wrestling Wolves did well at the 2014 Petersburg High School Invitational and Round Robin last Friday and Saturday. "We took the region," said the team's coach, Jeff Rooney. He figured Satu...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 23, 2014

Wolves serve three for five at volleyball seeding

Wrangell's Lady Wolves volleyball team performed well last week, as the borough hosted this year's High School North Seeding Tournament. "Things went without a hitch," Wrangell Public Schools...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 9, 2014

Wolves run with the pack at State Championship

Wrangell High School's cross-country season came to a good finish, as six of its runners made it to the Cross Country State Championship hosted by Bartlett High School in Anchorage on Saturday. "The...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 2, 2014

Wolves Cross Country place first at Region V

Wrangell High School's cross-country teams did very well at the Section V Regional Championship in Ketchikan on Saturday, with the girls' team taking first in the 1A-2A meet and runner Bryce Gerald... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 2, 2014

Wolves readying for volleyball, wrestling seasons

Students at Wrangell High School are lacing their trainers as the new wrestling and volleyball seasons started Monday. It's already looking to be a big season for the school's sports program, with... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    September 18, 2014

Cross-country runners place well in Petersburg meet

Wrangell High School's girls cross-country team had a fine showing in Petersburg last weekend, coming in fifth overall with 87 points. Seventy-five girls and 127 boys from 15 different schools... Full story

 Sports    September 11, 2014

Garnet Grit Betties lace up skates for new, expanded season

Wrangell's Garnet Grit Betties roller derby team kicked off their new season Saturday, wheeling circles around the high school basketball court together for a preseason weekend bootcamp. The Betties...

 By Klas Stolpe    Sports    May 8, 2014

School association honors Wrangell's Archie Young

Humble and competitive. That alone should be enough to justify a selection into any hall of fame. Mt. Edgecumbe High School basketball coach and teacher Archie Young carries those traits and passes...

 By Brian O Connor    Sports    April 17, 2014

Low participation imperils softball season

Let's be clear: the Lady Wolves softball team showed up in force this year. Unlike the high school baseball team, which didn't garner enough participants to field a full team (not enough relief...

 By Brian O Connor    Sports    April 3, 2014

Little League still seeking additional participants

The forecast for this spring: sunshine, followed by small children on pitchers' mounds. The Little League season unofficially opened this weekend with an open tryout session in the community gym.... Full story

 By Brian O Connor    Sports    March 27, 2014

Wrangell team scores second place at Juneau gold medal tourney

A ten-man Wrangell basketball team grabbed second place at a competitive regional basketball tournament held every spring in Juneau. The Wrangell Thunderbirds fought their way to Saturday's B-Bracket...


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