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 By Mark C. Robinson    Sports    May 8, 2024

Senior Jack Roberts competes in final swim meet

The only member of the Wrangell Swim Club to qualify, senior Jack Roberts competed and set several personal bests at the Alaska Swimming State Championship, a four-day meet held at the Bartlett High...

 

Girls softball team gets ready for new season

Amid the rigors of state testing and preparations for prom, members of the Wrangell Wolves girls softball team turned out for informal practice after school with head coach Marsha Ballou at the...

 

Swim club members compete at regional meet in Juneau

Young swimmers from Wrangell joined others from across Southeast, winning some top spots and with most of the team setting personal bests at a regional swim meet in Juneau. Eight members of the Wrange...

 

Little League opener Saturday; volunteers still needed

It’s almost time for more than 100 Little Leaguers to start their session, with the opening ceremony set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Volunteer Park. And while the kids are getting ready, league officials still need volunteers for the t...

 

Wrangell team places 2nd in middle school volleyball tournament

One of Wrangell's two teams placed second in the Stikine Middle School Invitational Volleyball Tournament, losing to Klawock in the final, while a Petersburg team took first place in the other...

 
 By Chris Bieri    Sports    March 27, 2024

After 25 years as coach, Wrangell grad Archie Young leaves Mt. Edgecumbe

Archie Young likes to joke that August is like Christmas for the coaches at Mt. Edgecumbe, full of surprises for the season ahead. The state-run public boarding school in Sitka has new students...

 

Wolves finish season with loss to Unalakleet at state tourney

After three days of challenging games on the court, the Wrangell Wolves boys varsity basketball team's loss to the Unalakleet Wolfpack on the morning of Saturday, March 16, left them in sixth place...

 

Wrangell boys defeat Metlakatla at regionals, earn a trip to state tournament

Despite a rocky start at the regional tournament, the Wrangell boys varsity basketball team defeated Metlakatla in their final game Saturday to take second place in Southeast, earning a spot at the...

 

Early losses at Southeast end tough season for Lady Wolves

The Lady Wolves’ struggle through a difficult season ended at the Southeast basketball tournament at Sitka. The game last Wednesday was a tough loss to the Haines Lady Bears, 43-42. Then on Thursday, Wrangell lost to the Craig Lady Panthers, 3...

 

Middle schooler wins top spot at state wrestling tournament

Wrangell eighth grader Kourtney Barnes earned the top spot in her weight bracket for the second year in a row at the state's biggest middle school wrestling tournament. It was the third time in three...

 

Lady Wolves get a split in tight games against Craig

The Wrangell varsity girls split against Craig in tight games last weekend, ending their nine-game losing streak in the second game. The team ended the regular season with a 3-and-9 record. Craig hosted Wrangell on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and...

 

Wrangell varsity and JV boys enjoy double victories at Craig

The Wolves varsity team scored decisive victories in their final regular-season games this past weekend as the visiting team against the Craig Panthers. It makes three wins in a row for Wrangell, now at 6-6 for the season. Craig hosted Wrangell on...

 

Wolves boys split against Metlakatla, breaking Chiefs' win streak

The Wolves varsity boys basketball team split against top Southeast team Metlakatla last weekend, Feb. 9-10. Wrangell lost to the Chiefs in their first matchup but came back determined the following...

 

Varsity girls lose both games against Metlakatla

The girls varsity basketball team suffered two blowout defeats at home to Metlakatla last weekend. "I thought our girls really put in a lot of effort, defensively," said head coach Christina Good....

 

Lady Wolves lose two at home to Haines

The girls varsity basketball team lost twice at home to Haines on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 1-2. The Lady Bears beat the Lady Wolves in a tight game on Thursday, 46-39, and then Haines came back even...

 

Boys varsity scores double victory at home against Haines

The Wolves' varsity boys basketball team won two games at home against the Haines Glacier Bears despite losing their star player to injury halfway through the first game. Starting a day earlier than...

 

Wolves split against Petersburg in varsity and JV basketball

After losing two games to Petersburg in Wrangell's homecoming weekend earlier this month, the Wolves' varsity boys basketball team was ready for a rematch during the Vikings' homecoming celebration....

 

Varsity girls endure narrow losses at Petersburg; JV gets a win

The Lady Wolves' varsity girls basketball team visited Petersburg during their homecoming weekend, hoping to duplicate the two wins they scored against the team earlier this month in Wrangell. But it...

 

Basketball teams suffer multiple defeats at Metlakatla

The Wrangell boys and girls varsity basketball teams had a tough weekend Jan. 19-20 at Metlakatla, both enduring two losses. The Wolves were soundly defeated by the Chiefs on Friday, 83-53, while...

 

Boys open season with varsity losses to Petersburg; JV splits 2 games

The Wolves had a rough start to the boys basketball season as they faced the Petersburg Vikings in the high school gym on homecoming weekend. While the junior varsity team split two close games, the...

 

Lady Wolves win 2 against Petersburg in first games of season

The Lady Wolves enjoyed a double victory by slim margins at the high school gym against the Petersburg Vikings on homecoming weekend, winning 29-27 on Friday, Jan. 5, then earning another win on Satur...

 

Wolves take to the court

Basketball teams and cheerleader squad photos -- and season's basketball schedule....  PDF

 

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