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 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 21, 2021 

Four swimmers qualify for championship after Juneau meet

Fourteen personal bests, five first-place finishes and four qualifying performances highlighted last weekend's swim meet for Wrangell High School swimmers in Juneau. Senior Renée Roberts upped her game by finishing first in every one of her competit...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 14, 2021

Lady Wolves battle back to win second night against Panthers

Two nights of volleyball at Wrangell High School had spectators cheering, groaning and cheering some more as the Lady Wolves gave their all against the Craig Panthers. The two-day action saw wins and...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 14, 2021

Carney runs to 3rd place at state; Harrison 11th as freshman

Senior Liana Carney and freshman Daniel Harrison were the only two Wrangell cross country runners to qualify for the state championships in Anchorage last weekend. Both finished strong. Carney placed...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 7, 2021

Wrangell wrestlers prepped to pin wins to mat

"Low, guys! Heads up, elbows in! Tap that floor a couple times," said Jack Carney, assistant coach of the high school wrestling team. His direction is met with a resounding THUMP! as the squad of 14...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 7, 2021

Cross country coach brings home Wrangell sports legacy

Kayla Rooney hated running when she started. Now she can't imagine her life without it. The four-time state placer returned to Wrangell specifically to coach the high school cross country team,...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    October 7, 2021

Two runners qualify for state despite delayed race

Even though high winds canceled last Friday's flight to Ketchikan, Wrangell runners were able to travel there and clock their times on Sunday, the day after the Southeast regional championship meet...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    September 23, 2021

Renée Roberts places first in three events at Petersburg meet

The Wrangell High School swim and cross country teams competed in meets last weekend. The results were mixed, but a few athletes turned in personal bests and first-place finishes. Swimming The swim te...

 

Strong finish

Devlyn Campbell, a junior at Wrangell High School, finishes the boys' 5-kilometer race, coming in 11th out of 69 runners. Teams from a dozen Southeast schools competed in cross country competition...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    September 16, 2021

Wolves take on 11 teams in first cross country meet of season

Despite intermittent downpours, the Wrangell High School boys' and girls' cross country teams took on several other runners in the first in-person meet of the season last Saturday. Forty-six girls...

 
 By Marc Lutz    Sports    September 9, 2021

Wrangell swim team competes in first meet of season

The Wrangell High School swim team traveled to Ketchikan this past weekend to compete in its first in-person meet in a year, as COVID-19 restrictions had relegated the team to virtual swim meets. In the two-day Ketchikan Invitational Swim Meet, the...

 

Busy couple of weeks for golf tournaments

Wrangell’s Muskeg Meadows Golf Course will be busy the first two weekends of September with four different tournaments. The Breakaway Adventures nine-hole, best-ball tourney is planned for Sept. 4. The Club Championship will tee off on Sept. 5,...

 

Cross-country team gets ready for season

Most of last year's runners are back for the high school cross-country team, with some freshmen joining the squad too, the coach said. Practice is underway and the first meet will be sometime in...

 

Petersburg defeats Wrangell at golf

Petersburg defeated Wrangell in this year’s Ray Pederson Memorial Ryder Cup golf tournament between the neighboring communities. The Ryder Cup play used a best-ball and best-score format the first day, May 22, and a best-ball and individual-score...

 
 By Larry Persily    Sports    May 27, 2021

Rooney, Carney win state wrestling titles

It had been about a dozen years since Wrangell High School wrestlers came home with two state title winners, and this year juniors Ryan Rooney and Liana Carney both took first place in their weight...

 
 By Sentinel staff    Sports    May 27, 2021

Cheer squad takes second in Southeast

The Wrangell High School cheer squad placed second in Division 2A in this year's virtual Southeast regional competition, and now they have the plaque and medals to prove it. The squad sent in videos...

 

Wrangell IGA golf winners

The team of Jerry Bakeburg, Frank Roppel, Doug Nelson and Eric Kading took first place May 8 in Wrangell IGA 9-hole best-ball play at the Muskeg Meadows golf course. The team of Rocky and Rodney Littleton and Marva Reid took first place in May 9...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    Sports    May 6, 2021

Little League season begins

Despite rainy weather, Wrangell's Little League season opened Saturday morning. Players on the league's sole junior league team for 13 to 14 year olds, and two major league teams for 10 to 12 year...

 

Wolves bring home six regional wrestling titles

The Wrangell Wolves wrestling team continued its strong season last weekend with several wrestlers taking first place in Southeast regionals and then making a solid showing the next day at the Bill...

 

The shots are real, even if they are virtual

Kendra Meissner, a junior on the Wrangell High School girls basketball team, prepares to release a 3-point shot in this year's virtual 2A Region V shooting competition. Brett Abrahamson, a graduating...

 

Wrangell takes second in Tom Sims Invitational

The Wrangell Wolves high school wrestling team took second place at the Tom Sims Invitational, their first home meet of the season, last Friday and Saturday. After two days of wrestling, the Wolves...

 

Little League bats back in business May 1

With somewhere close to 100 kids signed up, Wrangell Little League is gearing up for a new baseball season this summer. League President Briana Schilling said she is excited to see so many people...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    Sports    April 8, 2021

Wrangell wrestlers take second in season opener

The Wrangell Wolves High School wrestling team took second place in their first match of the season. The team traveled to Juneau to compete Friday and Saturday in the Brandon Pilot Invitational at...

 

Lady Wolves lose in 2 close games

The Wrangell Lady Wolves played two hard-fought games against the Metlakatla Miss Chiefs last week but were unable to bring home any victories. These were the first games in over a month for the Lady Wolves, due to COVID-19 restrictions or poor...

 

Wolves lose both games in Metlakatla

Despite playing hard, the Wrangell Wolves lost both games to the Metlakatla Chiefs in last weekend’s basketball games. This was the first set of games the Wolves were able to play in more than a month, as the COVID-19 pandemic or bad weather forced...

 

Basketball teams prepare for first games in more than a month

After several weeks without games due to bad weather or spikes in COVID-19 cases in other towns, the Wrangell High School boys and girls basketball teams are eager for scheduled games against...

 

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