Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


February 16, 2017

February 15, 1917: Last Saturday and Sunday the town of Wrangell was host to a goodly delegation from Petersburg. The attraction at Wrangell was the basketball game between the teams of Wrangell and Petersburg. However, neither the Wrangell nor the Petersburg people regarded the game as more than an incident to the visit. The game was called at 8:30, George Northrope acting as referee. Both teams exhibited plenty of “pep” and some swift passes were made on both sides. The visiting team was defeated, their defeat being chiefly poor basket shooting. The game was a clean one, and the best...

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