Wrestlers ready for return of regionals to Wrangell
December 9, 2021
For the first time in 14 years, the Southeast regional wrestling championships are scheduled to be held in Wrangell from Dec. 10 to Dec. 11.
And the Wolves are ready.
According to head coach Jef Rooney, the school activities association only allowed regional tournaments in larger communities like Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan. This is the first time in several years a smaller community has been mixed into the rotation.
"It's been a long time coming," he said.
In fact, the last time Wrangell hosted any wrestling meet was about four years ago, Rooney said. "We got a little trifecta. (Assistan...