News · This Week in Prairie Athletics 1/6

Here are the latest news and notes from Prairie Athletics…

  • The Girls Basketball team had quite an impressive last week as they defeated Lebanon and Taylor by a combined total of just 6 points. The challenging schedule continues this week as the Girls host a one loss Seeger team on Thursday and Western Boone on Saturday morning. With the victory over Taylor, the girls remain the lone unbeaten team in HHC play with just three conference games remaining. Their record is 12-2 overall and 5-0 in the HHC. Come out and help cheer the Lady Gophers on to victory this week!
  • The Wreslting team competed in the Rochester Invitation the first Saturday of Winter Break. Jason Stevens and Jamie Escareno finished in second place in the tournament both going 3-1 on the day. The team is back in action once again this week with a home dual versus Sheridan on Tuesday night and then a road trip Saturday for the Maconaquah Invitational. The HHC Conference meet is Saturday, January 25th, at Central with Sectionals the following week.
  • The Boys Basketball team has also been rolling of late. With victories over Frontier and Faith before Christmas, a fifth straight Clinton Central Holiday Tournament Championship before the New Year, and another victory over HHC foe Taylor Saturday night, the Gophers now stand 8-1 overall and 3-0 in the HHC. Bailey Good and Kaleb Peters were named to the CC Holiday Tourney all-tournament team along with MVP Trevor Funk. This week the Boys host Central Catholic on Tuesday and Tri-County on Friday night.
  • The Clinton Prairie Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducting its newest members Dale Simmons and Dan Cochran this Friday night at halftime of the Boys Varsity game versus Tri-County. Come celebrate these Gopher Greats and recall their tremendous athletic accomplishments this Friday.
  • Other Key Dates:
    • Teacher Appreciation Night: Girls JV/V vs. North White
    • Hardwood: January 25th, Boys JV/V vs. Attica
    • Girls Basketball Senior Night: January 31st, Girls/Boys vs. Clinton Central
    • Cheer Clinic: February 8th, Boys JV/V vs. North White
    • Clinton Prairie Community Bowling Event hosted by CP Athletic Boosters- February 23 at Arrowhead Bowl in Lafayette (more details to come)
    • Boys Senior Night: February 28th, Boys JV/V vs. Western Boone
    • Winter Sport Awards Night: March 17th