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 By Dan Rudy    Sports    February 8, 2018

Wrestling tournament courts three despite winter storms

The Stikine Middle School Wolves hosted its first wrestling tournament in three years over the weekend, with students from Ketchikan and Petersburg making the trip. While around 60 students in all...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 25, 2018

Lady Wolves win two in first home games

The Lady Wolves won a pair of games last week against Haines, during Wrangell's first home games of the 2017/18 season. The two wins put Wrangell at 4-2 so far during its regular basketball season, wh...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 25, 2018

Glacier Bears and Wolves split in Wrangell home games

Wrangell High School's boys basketball team split another weekend with its regional rivals during last week's games. Hosting Haines, it was the Wolves' first home games after several weeks on the...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 18, 2018

The Wrangell Wolves win two in Craig weekend

The Wrangell Wolves had a winning weekend over the Panthers last weekend during their games at Craig High School. “It was a long trip, but we came out with two JV wins and two varsity wins, so you can’t be too disappointed about that,...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 18, 2018

Girls split against Lady Panthers

You win some and sometimes lose some, the Lady Wolves showed during the weekend’s basketball matches in Craig. The high school girls’ performance was their second split so far of the regular season, following a similar showing at Petersburg the...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 11, 2018

Wolves 1-1 after weekend away games

The Wolves split a two-game tournament in Petersburg over the weekend during its regular season opener. They weren't the team's first games of the year, however, with the Wolves taking part in the...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 11, 2018

Girls split in Petersburg homecoming weekend

The Lady Wolves finished the weekend with a win and a loss, starting its regular season on an even footing. Playing in Petersburg during that high school’s homecoming weekend, the Wrangell girls started things out with a close loss Friday evening....

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 4, 2018

Wrangell basketball teams take eighth in preseason tourney

The girls and boys basketball teams brought back no awards but learned some lessons in a preseason tournament in Ketchikan last week. The Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic is a longstanding Ketchikan tournament, typically held between the holidays....

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    December 21, 2017

Wrangell Wrestlers finish 11th at State

Wrangell’s high school wrestling team finished up its season at the state championships in Anchorage last weekend, securing 11th overall with 58.5 points. Competing at the Alaska Airlines Center Friday through Sunday, students from 56 different sch...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    December 14, 2017

Wrestlers taking all hands to State this weekend

Wrangell’s wrestlers took third at Region V in Ketchikan over the weekend, and will be sending all seven of its students to state-level competition in Anchorage this weekend. The team brought six boys and one girl for the tournament, and between...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    December 14, 2017

Basketball bouncing into action for new season

After volleyball's silver-place showing at State last month and as the wrestling team wraps its own season, Wrangell High School's basketball program is already practicing for its new year. After...


44 participate in 2017 Elks Hoop Shoot Competition

Forty-four Wrangell kids took part in this year’s Hoop Shoot, the Elks Lodge’s annual December basketball free-throw competition. Held at the community center court Saturday morning, participants shot their best of 25 and will be competing...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    December 7, 2017

Lots of silver finishes in Edgecumbe tourney

A group of Wrangell’s wrestlers were able to make it over to Sitka over the weekend, finishing with several high placements and an injury. “It went well,” said Jeff Rooney, the team’s coach. After taking a weekend off to recuperate from some...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 23, 2017

Volleyball team takes second at regions, headed to state

After a rollicking three days in Petersburg for Region V, the Lady Wolves volleyball team will be headed to State next weekend. Twelve Wrangell students headed to the tournament, seeded third among th...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 16, 2017

Lots of pins in Petersburg wrestling meet last weekend

Wrangell's Wolves wrestlers had a good tournament in Petersburg over the weekend, edging out the home team for pins in a two-day tournament. "It was good," said coach Jeff Rooney. "We ran a couple of...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 16, 2017

Close games in volleyball home matches last weekend

Wrangell's volleyball program had some close games over the weekend during its one home meet of the season. The high school team hosted neighboring rivals Petersburg last Friday and Saturday. The...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 16, 2017

Wrangell Swim Club marks one year of competition

Wrangell's youth swim team started its second competitive year at Petersburg's November Rain meet last weekend, hosted by the Viking Swim Club. The annual event was last year Wrangell Swim Club's...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 2, 2017

Wrestlers headed to Anchorage after Juneau and Ketchikan tourneys

Wrangell’s wrestlers continue their season with a handful of first placements and other top-three showings, following a pair of tournaments the past two weekends. At the Pilot Invitational in Juneau October 20 and 21, eight Wrangell High School...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 26, 2017

Lady Wolves seed third in volleyball tourney in Haines

Wrangell High School's volleyball team is poised to be in contention with the region's leaders, following a busy game schedule two weekends ago. Leaving on the ferry October 12, the Lady Wolves took...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 19, 2017

Wolves have good weekend in home opener

The 2017 Tom Sims Invitational last weekend saw six of seven Wrangell wrestlers make the finals, with four of them taking first placements in their weight brackets. "It was a great tournament," said...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 12, 2017

Volleyball team swept in close POW matches

The girls on Wrangell High School’s volleyball team forayed into their first pair of games last weekend, taking on Craig and Klawock. Traveling across to Prince of Wales Island by charter boat the morning of October 6, the Lady Wolves’ first...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    September 28, 2017

Wolves' cross-country season concludes in K-town

The high school cross-country team wrapped up its season at Region V last weekend, running five kilometers against a dozen other schools from around the region. The concluding meet was held in Ketchikan last Saturday, following a meet in Sitka the pr...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    September 28, 2017

Wrestling team starts season with service project

Wolves Wrestling began its impending season with a community service project, cleaning up the firing range off of Spur Road. "It was really a mess," recalled Jeff Rooney, the team's coach. An assortme...


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