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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Wrestlers bring techniques to the mat in Juneau meet


October 26, 2022

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Kyan Stead, left, and Devlyn Campbell practice maneuvers last Wednesday in the high school wrestling room. Head coach Jack Carney made sure every pair of wrestlers were utilizing proper technique.

"Guys! Stop real quick! We need to make one adjustment because I'm seeing people get behind them," Jack Carney broadcasts to the room as he weaves about the grapplers engaged in practicing moves.

He scans each pair, somehow seeing every athlete, every stance all at once.

He stops to give them direction and they all focus intently on his instruction.

"See this shoulder? You're going to punch it right here. Boom. I punch him. All my weight's on him, then I can block his spin. Push, snap and then punch. Right here."

Carney, the program's new head coach, has wasted no time getting his returni...

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