On Feb. 22, Pratt Community College inducted eight former PCC athletes into the Hall of Fame.
-Svjetlana Papcevic 2001-2002 Women’s Basketball-
Papcevic was voted team MVP and she was the top rebounder in the KJCCC 2002. She was third in the conference in scoring 2002 and was selected to the Region VI D-I Second Team 2001-2002. She was also named to the Jayhawk Third team All-Conference team in 2001-2002. After graduating from Pratt, she received a full ride scholarship to play basketball at the University of Arizona, where she had a stellar career.
Seward pulls away late for 11-2 victory over The Beavers
On Feb. 18, Seward County Community College pulled away late for the 11-2 victory at Pratt. The Beavers were led by Natalie Ramirez's hitting. Ramirez went 2-2, drove in one and scored one run. She doubled in the fifth inning and singled in the seventh inning.
Fern Garcia was charged with the loss. She came in relief for one inning, walked none, struck out none, and allowed four runs.
Your Beaver Men’s Soccer program sent two teams, one consisting of all Freshmen and the other of all Sophomores, to compete in Hesston College’s annual 6v6 Indoor tournament in Hesston, Kan. on Feb. 15. PCC was one of two junior colleges there with four other four year schools rounding out the field.
The freshman team went 3-1 in group play (PCC-4/Central Cristian-1; PCC-1/Bethel-2; PCC-5/Hesston-2). Pratt’s freshmen finished second in their group behind Bethel College.
On Feb. 17, the Pratt Community College Beavers faced Garden City Community College in a double header.
In the first game, Garden City took an 8-5 victory in seven innings at their home field.
Peyton Jones racked up four RBIs on three hits for the Beavers. She homered in the fourth inning and singled in the fifth and seventh innings. Emily Wooldridge allowed eight runs in six innings on the pitching mound, walked four and struck out one.
Your Beaver men’s basketball team took on the Cougars from Barton CC on Feb. 12 in the Beaver Dome. It was a back and forth affair from the jump, but taking care of the ball, good defense, and precise shooting down the stretch allowed the Beavers to prevail 71-59.
The win puts the team at 17-9 on the year and 7-3 in the Jayhawk West, currently tying for second place with the Blue Dragons from Hutchinson.
Pratt Community College is proud to announce that two members of the soccer team, Lauren Snyder and Jonothan Callaghan, have been named to the 2013 Jayhawk All-Conference team.
Snyder is a freshman forward from Broomfield, Colo. and received honorable mention for her for her eight goals and three assists during the 2013 season. Snyder is the first field player in PCC women’s soccer history to be honored on the All-Conference team.
Well, the competitiveness of Saturday's contest with the Butler Grizzlies did not disappoint, but the final score did. The Beaver men's basketball team played its second consecutive overtime contest, but went home Saturday unhappy with the score reading 58-64 Bad Guys in overtime, and we moved to 12-7 on the year and 2-3 in Jayhawk West action.
Last night the Beavers were back at home against a much improved Allen County. In the first half Pratt did a great job on the defensive end of limiting Allen to one look and forcing tough shots, holding the Red Devils to 6 of 30 from the field (shooting 20 percent). On the offensive end when the Beavers didn't turn the ball over, and they got good looks especially in the post as they took a 26-17 lead into the break.
Your Beaver Men's Basketball team faced off against Jayhawk East member Allen County last night in what Coach Shaw reported "turned out to be too exciting of a game for my taste," but the Beavers found a group who wanted to play hard and the right way in the second half, and that group led us to a 9 point victory.
The final score read 73-64, Beavers, and the Beavers moved to 4-1 on the year.