MEN XC finishes #8, WMN XC finishes #9 @ Lubbock (Sept 12)
MEN SOC falls 1-2 vs Neosho (Sept 13)
WMN SOC falls to Neosho 2-0 (Sept 13)
VB wins vs. Colby 25-18, 25-23 and 25-19 (Sept. 10)

Wrestlers Train in Off-Season, Facility Open for Use

07 March 2014

After finishing the 2013-2014 season at the NJCAA National Tournament, the Beaver wrestling team will now head into the off season and train for the international circuit.

Redshirts Brandon Kahlenbeck and Tom Gettinger will be competing in the ASICS FILA Junior National Tournament in Las Vegas, Nev. on April 15-19, 2014. This will be the first time Pratt will have anyone compete in this tournament. This is a stepping stone for the program and the Pratt Olympic Regional Training Center. Competitors include all divisions and current members of the USA Olympic and World Teams.

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.

PCC Wrestler Finishes Seventh in Nation

03 March 2014

The Pratt Wrestling Team qualified six wrestlers to the NJCAA National Tournament in Spokane, Wash., on Feb. 28 to compete for All-American honors and a national title. Of the six qualifiers, one tabbed All-American honors by placing seventh in the country at 174 pounds. Cody Carson had a great tournament by advancing to the quarterfinals for the Beavers on the first day before dropping his quarterfinal match and then advancing to the second day with a win to claim All-American status.

Softball and N.O.Tonkawa Trade Wins

28 February 2014

The Beavers get first win of early season thanks to late double, playing Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa at Pratt with a final score of 8-3.

The Beavers and N.O. Tonkawa traded the lead four times on Feb. 27, but Pratt ended up on top in seven innings. The Beavers finally managed to grab the lead after a strong fifth inning. The Beavers went up for good on a three-run double by Summer Snyder scoring Cassie Kelly, Peyton Jones and Stephanie Seewer.

Kelly racked up four RBIs on two hits for the Beavers. She doubled in the fifth inning and homered in the sixth inning.

Baseball Sweeps in Home Opener

27 February 2014

The Pratt Beavers' home opener at Stanion Field on Feb. 26 was a cold one, but things seemed to warm up with two wins at the end of the day. The first game saw a final score of 7-4 and the second game ended in walk off fashion at 10-9 over Bethany College JV.

The Beavers scored two runs in the first inning of the day with a two RBI double by Justin Crouch. The offense never fell behind after that and scored again in the second inning, fifth inning, and three runs in the sixth inning.

Cross Country Signs New Recruits

27 February 2014

After struggling to field a full team most of last season, the Pratt Community College men’s cross country team has signed five runners for the 2014 season. Considering that practice doesn’t begin until Aug. 1, the Beavers are well on their way to having the largest cross country team in recent Pratt history.

Recruits from New Jersey, Nebraska, Texas and Kansas highlight the current signings, with several other recruits about to join the team that hopes to bring Pratt distance running back to the national spotlight it was in during the early 2000s.

Men's and Women's Basketball Defeats Colby

24 February 2014

Your women’s and men's basketball teams both took the victory over Colby Community College on Feb. 22.

"I thought we approached the evening with little intensity and our defense was very poor," said Head Women's Coach Stephanie Thompson.

The women led at half-time 31-28 and started the second half playing a little better to hold on for a 61-52 win. The Beavers were led by Tatiana Grant with 15 points in just 20 minutes due to a past injury. Elle Stein had 13 points and Sherry Calhoun pulled down 8 rebounds.

Track Finishes Indoor Season

22 February 2014

The Pratt track teams concluded their indoor season at the NJCAA Region VI meet held at Kansas University on Friday, Feb. 21. While neither team was able to gain a point in the meet by placing in the top eight, the nine Beaver freshmen gained invaluable experience for the 2015 campaign.

The men’s mid-distance crew of Trae Lane (Mile), Cody McVey (400/800), Steven Balser (400), and Darius Slaughter (400) continued to show improvement, as all four men ran to season best times in their respective events.

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