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 By Marc Lutz    Sports    December 7, 2022 

Wrangell's attempt to net state volleyball title spiked in third match

An incredible run of wins took the Wrangell High School girls volleyball team all the way to the state championship playoffs at Palmer High School last Thursday and Friday. Even with their signature ability to come back from losses and overcome the...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    December 7, 2022 

Boys basketball hitting the hardwood for new season

This year could look very different for the Wrangell High School boys basketball team. Already, the team is comprised of anywhere from 17 to 20 players, allowing coaches to modify their training...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    December 7, 2022 

Wrangell wrestlers face plenty of competition in Petersburg

Grapplers from all over Southeast traveled to Petersburg over the weekend to compete in the Viking Rumble tournament. Eleven different schools met on the mat, but incomplete round robins made it hard...

 

Swim club attends November Rain meet for first time in three years

The Wrangell Swim Club traveled to Petersburg to compete in the November Rain swim meet on Nov. 11 to 13. It was the first time since 2019 the club has competed in the meet. Club coach Jamie Roberts...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    November 30, 2022

Schools fielding surveys about starting a track team

It’s been seven years since Wrangell had a spring sports offering for high school students. Baseball was canceled in 2015 due to a lack of participation, but now a proposed track program might be in the works. At the Nov. 21 school board meeting, M...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    November 23, 2022

Girls volleyball team wins first at regionals, will head to state

From the first-place seed going into regionals to a first-place finish, the Wrangell High School girls volleyball team saw their winning streak interrupted only once in Klawock. The Lady Wolves faced...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    November 23, 2022

Wrestlers take on their teammates in exhibition matches

A tournament that originally pitted the Wrangell High School wrestling squad against Petersburg and Sitka ended with the Wolves grappling the Wolves. Two rounds of wrestling, with a pause for senior...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    November 16, 2022

Volleyball team nets No. 1 seed for regionals; wrestlers take down competition in Ketchikan

Volleyball The Wrangell High School girls volleyball team left on Wednesday for the Southeast regionals in Klawock, having earned the No. 1 seed. The squad beat every team in four days of competition...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    November 9, 2022

Wrestlers Churchill, Blatchley win first place at Anchorage tournament

Brother and sister wrestlers Della and Randy Churchill expressed excitement last Friday as the siblings prepared to leave for a meet in Anchorage. That excitement translated to fierce grappling and...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    November 9, 2022

Roberts finishes 7th in state swim competition with personal best time

Junior Jack Roberts was the lone Wrangell High School swimmer to compete at the state meet in Anchorage over the weekend, coming off a first-place win in regionals. Roberts gave his best effort in the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard...

 

Lady Wolves crushing competition in Skagway tournament

The Wrangell High School girls volleyball team traveled to Skagway to participate in the north seeding tournament last Saturday through Tuesday, winning 12 out of 13 sets and four matches in the first three days. The weekend’s scores are: Versus...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    November 2, 2022

Wrestlers slam competition in Sitka over weekend

The Wrangell High School wrestlers traveled last weekend to compete in the Sitka Slam, with many team members placing high and turning in fast pin times. Although team scores weren’t kept at the tournament, the number of pins were tracked, with...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    November 2, 2022

Jack Roberts wins regional swim championship, earns spot in state competition

The Wrangell High School swim team returned from Juneau last weekend with plenty of personal bests and one regional champion heading to state. Junior Jack Roberts won the regional championship in the 100-yard freestyle and will be heading to the...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 26, 2022

Wrestlers bring techniques to the mat in Juneau meet

"Guys! Stop real quick! We need to make one adjustment because I'm seeing people get behind them," Jack Carney broadcasts to the room as he weaves about the grapplers engaged in practicing moves. He...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 26, 2022

Wrangell volleyballers win every match at local tournament to take first

The Lady Wolves are howling with excitement over their multiple victories last week. Over the course of three days last week, the Wrangell High School girls volleyball team beat five teams in five...

 

School assembly honors the champs

The state champs Wrangell High School cross country running team was honored last Friday at an assembly in the school gym. From left: Randy Churchill III, Ethan Blatchley, Ian Nelson, Daniel...

 

Swimmers finish with personal-best times in Sitka meet

The Wrangell High School swim team traveled to Sitka last Friday and Saturday to compete in the town’s invitational swim meet, turning in three personal bests, four season bests and eight top 10 finishes. Head coach Jamie Roberts said the team has...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 5, 2022

Boys cross country team finishes first at regionals; Harrison wins top spot

The Wrangell High School boys cross country team came home from an eventful weekend in Sitka, taking many top spots at Southeast regionals. Once again, sophomore Daniel Harrison led his team, only this time he powered through to take first place out...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 5, 2022

Jack Roberts wins first place in 100-yard freestyle in Petersburg

The Wrangell High School swim team dove into the competition in Petersburg last Friday and Saturday, with junior Jack Roberts winning the top spot in the 100-yard freestyle event. Four of the swimmers had nine top 10 finishes at the meet, and three...

 

Boys cross country team finishes third in Juneau

The Wrangell High School boys cross country team ran into a third-place finish last Saturday in Juneau at the Capital City Invitational. Eight runners made up the group, with sophomore Daniel Harrison leading his team, finishing fifth out of 143...

 

Wrangell boys take second place at Ketchikan cross country meet

The Wrangell High School cross country boys team placed second at the Ketchikan Invitational at Ward Lake last Saturday. Sophomore Daniel Harrison once again led the Wolves, coming in fourth place...

 

First-place finish and personal bests highlight Ketchikan swim meet

The Wrangell High School swim team competed in two meets at the Ketchikan Invitational competition last weekend, with junior Jack Roberts leading the team with a first-, second- and fifth-place finish. Competing against eight other high schools from...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    September 14, 2022

Basketball camp preps players for coming season

Wrangell High School's basketball season is still a couple months away but coaches and players are already sharpening their skills. Last Thursday through Saturday, a coaching representative with...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    September 14, 2022

Volleyball team setting up to serve competitive season

With 14 players on the roster, this season's high school girls volleyball team is one of the largest that Alyssa Allen has led in the four years she's been head coach. A few key players were lost...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    September 14, 2022

Cross country team splits up to cover more ground

The Wrangell High School cross country team attended two different competitions last Saturday by sending five runners to Palmer and five to Petersburg. Five boys attended the George Plumley Cross...

 

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