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 By Marc Lutz    Sports    August 17, 2022 

Athletes dive into new season of high school swimming

The competitive high school swimming season has only just begun and already the athletes are being challenged. Coach Jamie Roberts so far has four returning swimmers and two new swimmers, but she's wa...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    August 10, 2022

Coaches work toward successful cross country season with new and returning runners

And they're off! The Wrangell High School cross country practice began July 27, with many returning runners and a few new faces to race toward a successful season that started with a different...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    May 4, 2022

Little League opening day draws crowd, pits Rays against Sharks

The community turned out for Little League opening day last Saturday, with two Wrangell teams going head-to-head in a spirited game at the Volunteer Park ballfields. Minor league teams the Rays and...

 

A day on the green

Glacier Larsen gets ready to chip in his ball from the rough last Saturday during the first day of the Angerman's 9-Hole Best Ball Tournament at Muskeg Meadows — the first golf tournament of the season. Five teams competed for prizes, with the...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    April 13, 2022

Middle school wrestlers wrap up season with plenty of pins and wins

Stikine Middle School wrestlers ended the season on a high note with the most pins made in the past four years. This year's squad consisted of 22 wrestlers. Each one was able to have at least one...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    March 30, 2022

Good named coach of the year; 3 players on all-state team

Hard work and dedication took the Wrangell High School girls basketball team all the way to the state championship game, and it earned recognition for the coach and honors for three players. Head...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    March 30, 2022

Confessions of a recently converted sports junkie

High school basketball is over and withdrawals have sunk in. Hi, I’m Marc and I’m addicted to sports and sports coverage. Things weren’t always thus. When I accepted the position of editor with the Sentinel, one of the things I knew I’d have...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    March 30, 2022

Little League reaches out for more players, volunteers before batter up

More boys - and girls - of summer are needed. Sign-up for Wrangell Little League began a month ago and has been extended through Saturday. Organizers said there is room for more players and...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    Sports    March 30, 2022

Slow-pitch softball league opens to grown-ups

An adult slow-pitch softball league is in the works for this spring. Kassee Schlotzhauer, manager at Wells Fargo, is organizing the teams. She started a Facebook group, Wrangell Adult Softball, on March 15 and posted they have five teams in the...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    March 23, 2022

Lady Wolves lose to Tikigaq in bid for state title

The Lady Wolves came off their Southeast regional championship with the confidence to compete all the way to the state title for the first time since 1985, eventually falling one game short. In three...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    March 23, 2022

Renèe Roberts swims into college on partial athletic scholarship

For nearly 10 years, Renèe Roberts has dedicated her life to swimming, and all those miles swum are taking her places. Roberts, a standout member of the Wrangell High School swim team, signed with...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    March 23, 2022

Wolfpack Wrestling ends season with kids showing what they learned

The Wrangell community gym was the site for tumbling, grappling and pinning last Saturday. Forty-two members of Wolfpack Wrestling gathered as their families watched from the stands to put their train...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    March 16, 2022

Lady Wolves win Southeast, head to state tournament this week

In perhaps their toughest competition this season, the Lady Wolves high school basketball squad proved why they're the top Division 2A team in Southeast by beating both Haines and Metlakatla last week...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    March 2, 2022

Teams take on Petersburg players with mix of wins and losses

The high school basketball teams traveled to Petersburg last Friday for two days of intense play against the Vikings and Lady Vikings that resulted in a mix of wins and losses for the junior varsity...

 

Wrangell wrestlers win top spots in Ketchikan

Stikine Middle School wrestlers traveled to Ketchikan last weekend to compete in the Schoenbar Regional Championships. The squad came away with 19 top placements. There were nine first place wins, six second place wins and four third place wins by...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    February 23, 2022

High school students, staff celebrate homecoming week with pep, spirit and wins

Homecoming at Wrangell High School began with Spirit Week and ended in three hard-fought wins and one loss for the varsity basketball teams. Petersburg's varsity and junior varsity teams came to town...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    February 2, 2022

Lady Wolves win one, lose one against Miss Chiefs

Two close games led to one loss and one win by the Lady Wolves in Metlakatla last Friday and Saturday. Wrangell High School’s girls basketball team played the Miss Chiefs in highly competitive matches that left them with a 4-1 record so far this...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    February 2, 2022

Chiefs defeat Wolves in two games last weekend

Last weekend’s games started with fouls and ended in near misses. The Wrangell High School boys basketball team traveled to Metlakatla for games Friday and Saturday in perhaps their toughest matchup yet, losing both games. Senior Ryan Rooney was...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    January 27, 2022

Lady Wolves wins first place at Talkeetna tournament

The Wrangell High School girls basketball team dominated their first three games of the season to win the Rally at Denali tournament last weekend. In three games over two days in at Susitna Valley High School in Talkeetna, the Lady Wolves defeated...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    January 27, 2022

Boys team rallies to win third place at Denali

A win, a loss and a win. The Wrangell boys basketball team had three vastly different games against three differently matched teams, ultimately winning third place at the Rally at Denali high school...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    January 13, 2022

Lady Wolves lose to alumni in hard fought game

From the start, the Wrangell High School girls basketball game against alumni players was fierce. It was evident from the moment the starting buzzer sounded last Friday that the alumni team came...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    January 6, 2022

Wrangell Wolves lose to alumni in annual matchup

Basketball players get older, but it doesn't seem to hinder their performance. High school alumni competed against the current squad of Wrangell Wolves in an annual exhibition game Dec. 28, giving...

 

Giving it their best shots

The annual Elks Hoop Shoot was held last Saturday at the community gym. A total of 32 kids turned out to compete in the annual event, with burgers and awards at the Elks after the basketball shots....

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    December 23, 2021

Wrestlers return with two state champions

The Wolves returned to Wrangell a pack victorious. Two state champions added another title to their high school wrestling careers and others chalked up second- and third-place wins after last...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    December 23, 2021

Boys' basketball ready to take on competition

The squeak of shoes on hardwood. The familiar thump thump thump of a ball on the court. The swish of the net. All of it signals the return of boys' basketball season to Wrangell. And these guys are...

 

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