The Lady Beavers volleyball team traveled to conference rival Barton Community College last night and in a four set match came up short 1 - 3.
"Even with a night of amazing defensive plays and offense from everyone we came up with unforced errors again in the crucial moments." Dickens said. "If the Beavers can cut down their unforced errors they proved they can play with anyone."
The Beavers are next in action at Seminole State against a strong Jefferson Community College out of Missouri and Seminole State which is a perennial power on Saturday in Oklahoma.
On Monday night the Lady Beavers went to Seward and were defeated by a 3-0 count. The Lady Beavers were once again sluggish and got off to a slow start and lost 25- 9 in the opener.
In Game 2, the Lady Beavers kept up with the Saints for 9 points but then 5 unforced errors gave the lead, and the rest of the game, to the Saints 25 - 13.
In Game 3, the Beavers came out storming and had the lead until 14 - 14 when an unforced error and a disputable call on Elisa Seumanu's set gave the Saints the lead. Fighting back, but coming up short, the Lady Beavers went down 25 - 19.
The Pratt Community College men and women's cross country team continued their 2012 campaign competing in the Wild West XC Festival on Saturday morning.
"The weather was cool and perfect conditions for an early season cross country meet," said Ryan Turner, Head Coach of Track & Field and Cross Country. "All three of our competing student-athletes showed tremendous improvement."
Hutchinson, Kan., -- Thursday night the Lady Beavers took on the Blue Dragons from Hutchinson Community College.
The Lady Beavers started off slowly once again and went down 1 -0 in game one with a score of 12 - 25. Game 2 was close throughout but Hutch pulled away on a couple of Beaver errors to win it 19 - 25. Game 3 started off tight and stayed that way until late, when the Dragons pulled away with a 17 - 25 win for a 3- 0 match victory.
The Men's Soccer Team took on Western Nebraska Community College in non-conference play on Saturday.
"Conditions were extremely dangerous with the temperature soaring," said Kevin Kewley, Head Men's Soccer Coach. "Players from both teams were suffering in the scorching heat."
The Beavers took control after 30 minutes of play when Nik Bohne scored after an assist from Braulio Morales. Just 5 minutes later, Eddie Hernandez scored in his first appearance for the Beavers this season with a header from close range .
Pratt, Kan., -- Lucas Stivrins, incoming freshman from Scottsdale, AZ, spent his summer competing with the Under 18 England National Team in the FIBA European Championships. Stivrins, the son of former NBA player Alex Stivrins, holds dual citizenship in the US and England. The 6'11 freshman was the only American selected to play with England's U18 National Team.
Pratt, Kan., -- The Lady Beaver Volleyball team took a 3 - 1 win over conference rival, the Dodge City Conquistadors, at Dennis Lesh Sports Arena on Thursday evening. The Lady Beaver started out the game slowly once again, but as is becoming their identity, they stormed back to win the last two sets with defense and some very timely hitting.
Lamar, Col., -- Over the weekend the Beaver Volleyball team traveled to Larmar Community College in Colorado where they defeated Hesston College, Colorado Northwestern, and were defeated by Lamar Community College. On Saturday the Lady Beavers avenged their defeat against Lamar CC before falling to Otero and Trinidad State.