Cross training helps wrestlers prepare for new season
October 4, 2023
As high school wrestling coach Jack Carney prepares for the season, many of his wrestlers are wrapping up competing in another sport. "Most of my kids are on cross-country (running). They're looking to win a state title," he said, predicting wins for Wrangell in regional and state cross-country competitions.
The first wrestling tournament is only a week after the cross-country season ends on Saturday, Oct. 7.
The coach said participating in multiple sports helps his wrestlers in the long run. "I love it," he said, "because they're getting high confidence. It's like a big old morale boost t...