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  • SOFTBALL loss 9-1, win 12-3 (April 22)
  • TRACK: Rivera places 3rd in 800m, 11th in 1500m. Pelayo places 10th in 800m. (April 11)
  • GO BEAVERS

Men's Track and Field Builds 2014-2015 Team

25 March 2014

The men’s track team has only been able to score a total of 36 points over the past five track Region VI meets. With an average of less than eight points per meet, the Pratt Beavers frequently finished towards the bottom of the region.

Now, three sprinters from Alabama and a solid group of Kansas recruits hope to turn the tide and put Pratt back on top for the 2014-2015 season.

Here’s a list of the current track signings:

PCC Honors Dr. Ibeawuchi, Women of Character, Courage and Commitment

25 March 2014

To celebrate Women’s History Month and to illustrate her classroom curriculum, Pratt Community College instructor Rhonda Westerhaus invited a local author to come speak on campus.

On March 25, Dr. Shirle Ibeawuchi of Pratt spoke in the Linda Hunt Memorial Library about the book she co-authored, “The Dream," and the school she founded in Nigeria, which currently supports close to 150 students.

WEM students plant trees to feed wildlife

14 March 2014

The Habitat and Food Plot Production class planted 30 trees on-campus with the hopes of bringing animals to the area.

“They are wildlife oriented trees,” said Luke Laha, instructor. “They aren’t planted to look pretty but planted to feed wildlife, deer in particular.”

Laha’s class decided to plant trees so they could see that food for wildlife doesn’t’ have to be planted crops but can come from other food sources.

The class planted apple, pear, chestnut, oak, persimmon and crabapple trees.

Men's Basketball Bound for Nationals

13 March 2014

On March 17, 2014 at 4:30 p.m., the Pratt Community College men's basketball team will face Trinity Valley Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) D-1 Tournament. PCC is the #21 seed and Trinity Valley, from Athens, Texas is the #12 seed. The winner of the matchup will face the #5 seed, Northeastern Junior College, from Sterling, Colo.

Baseball Takes Two in Salina

13 March 2014

Pratt Community College baseball traveled to Salina, Kan. on March 12 to play the Kansas Wesleyan JV team in a double header. The Beavers were able to capture both games, winning 11-0 and 10-8.

In game one, the Beavers combined for 17 hits. Shortstop Trey Trahan led the way going 4-4 with a double and scoring a pair of runs. Other players with multiple hits in the game include Jake Hamerle, Aaron Berenson, BJ Dean, Austin Resser and Nolan Rush. In 21 games PCC baseball has scored 116 runs, averaging approximately 5.5 runs per game.

Men's Basketball Wins Region VI Championship

10 March 2014

Your Beaver men’s basketball team won the Region VI tournament on March 8 over Hutchinson at Koch Arena in Wichita. The final score read 77-69 Beavers, qualifying for the National Tournament in Hutchinson for the 1st time since 2005, and only the fourth time in school history. The win puts the team at 22-12 for the year.

Beaver Softball Falls to Dodge City

10 March 2014

Despite Cassie Kelly's 2-4 performance at the plate on March 9, the Beavers took a 13-5 loss at the hands of Dodge City. Two of the Beavers' runs were scored thanks to timely hitting by Kelly. She homered in the first inning and singled in the third inning. Fern Garcia was charged with the loss. She allowed nine runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked two and struck out one.

Baseball Takes One of Four

06 March 2014

The conference season opened up for the Baseball Beavers on Feb. 27, but they came up short going 1-3 on the series against Dodge City.

Grant Named MVP, Stein Honorable Mention

05 March 2014

On March 4, KJCCC Commissioner Bryce Roderick released the names of the 2013-14 Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Women's Basketball All-Conference Team. Two PCC athletes were named to the team for the KJCCC Western division.

Sophomore Tatiana Grant of Milwaukee, Wis., pictured on the left, was named MVP of the Year and to the All-Conference First Team. Sophomore Elle Stein of Spearville, Kan., pictured on the right, was named All-Conference Honorable Mention.

March Exhibit Features Whimsical Art

03 March 2014

The Delmar Riney Art Gallery at Pratt Community College is proud to feature the works of Virgil Penner during the month of March. In one of the largest exhibits in the gallery’s recent history, Penner displays a brilliant collection primarily composed of acrylic paintings.

Many of the paintings represent farmhouses and pastoral scenes with a whimsical twist. Penner explains a philosophy that a former art teacher passed along to him: If you’re going to paint a picture exactly like a picture, just take a picture.

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