US Boys’ Basketball D4 State Runner Up
The Hawks advanced to the final round after defeating Luther 61-46 in the semi-final to take on Lourdes (Oshkosh). The Hawks dominated Lourdes in the first half but finished D4 State Runner Up at the buzzer 43-41. The 2020-2021 team set a new record for most victories (24-4) in program history. Congratulations on an amazing season! Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
US Boys’ Basketball D4 WIAA State Tournament
Friday, March 5th at the La Crosse Center
— 9:05 AM State Semifinal – Seeded #1, the Hawks (23-3) vs. Luther (19-1)
— 6:35 PM – State Final – Winner vs either Edgar or Lourdes Academy
Boys’ Basketball Sectional Champs – Hawks advance to Division 4 State! 2/27/2021
The Hawks (23-3) set a program record for victories when they defeated top-ranked Cuba City with a final score of 82-77. Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Boys’ Basketball wins Sectional Semifinal | 2/25/2021
Hawks defeat Fennimore in overtime with a final score of 70-62! Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Boys’ Basketball 5 time Regionals Champions! | 2/20/2021
The Hawks claim their 5th consecutive Regional Championship title (76-43) against Williams Bay! Prairie’s record is 21-3 and are second seed and host the Sectional Semifinal game on Thursday, February 25th against Fennimore (16-5). Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Boys’ Basketball advance to D4 Regional Final | 2/19/2021
The Hawks crush Living Word 89-49 and advance to host the Regional Final against Williams Bay. Click here to view the complete JT article that features video footage.
Girls’ Basketball wins first D4 Postseason game | 2/9/2021
Prairie 41, Williams Bay 23. Sophie Lawler lead the Hawks with 15 points. Ava Collier-White scored 10 and had 5 steals. Jaclyn Palmen had 6 rebounds. The Hawks advance to the Regional Semifinals at Kenosha St. Joe’s where they will take on the Lancers at 7 PM. Congratulations & good luck this Friday! Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Boys’ Basketball hosts Horlick in a “Feel Good” story | 2/3/2021
The Prairie Hawks defeat the Horlick Rebels 86-52! The Hawks, which are currently ranked third in Division 4 by the Associated Press, welcomed the chance to play the Rebels, who only began their season on January 19th. Click here to read the complete “feel good” story in the Journal Times.
Boys’ Basketball defeats Racine Lutheran | 2/1/2021
The Prairie Hawks defeat Racine Lutheran 70-53! Senior Antuan Nesbitt went 9 for 9 from the floor and scored 18 points. Jacob Fallico went 4 for 8. Jayce Jaramillo and Ashe Oglesby each went 2 for 6. Oglesby was tremendous on the defensive end and rebounded well, finishing with nine. Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Boys’ Swimming sets 4 new team records | 1/30/2021
At Sectionals, PSC Boys Swimming place 7th out of 11 teams and set 4 new team records noted below:
- 200 Freestyle: Kadin Purath 2:01.64
- 100 Freestyle: Kadin Purath 53.95
- 100 Breaststroke: Erik Westman 1:15.38
- 400 Freestyle Relay: Kadin Purath, Owen Andreason, Eric Westman and Tim Peterson 4:13.88
Boys’ Swimming sets 3 new records | 1/23/2021
At Conference, PSC Boys’ Swimming places 6th and set 3 new team records. With 10 individual events and 2 relays, the team had 10 best times.
- 200 Freestyle: Kadin Purath 2:02.42
- 100 Freestyle: Kadin Purath 54.90
- 100 Breaststroke: Erik Westman 1:17.92
Boys’ Swimming claims 2nd win | 1/20/2021
At a double dual, PSC Boys Swimming defeated Delevan, a team twice the size. First place individual finishers against Delevan: Kadin Purath (200 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly), Timothy Peterson (200 Individual Medley), Erik Westman (50 Freestyle, 100 Breaststroke) and Owen Andreason (500 Freestyle). First place relays against Delevan: 200 Freestyle: Kadin Purath, Timothy Peterson, Erick Westman & Owen Andreason; 400 Freestyle: Purath, Andreasen, Westman & Peterson.
Boys’ Basketball rally for dramatic win in overtime | 1/16/2021
The Hawks rallied against Kenosha St. Joe’s in overtime with a final score of 77-67. Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Girls’ Basketball wins again | 1/9/2021
With effective long range shooting, the Prairie Hawks defeat Catholic Central 53-46! Freshman Reese Jaramillo went 5 for 7 from 3-point range and finished with 19 points. Abby Decker was 2 for 3 from beyond the arc and added 12 points. Ava Collier-White (nine points) and Sophia Lawler (eight points) each added a 3-pointer. Click here and scroll down to view the complete Journal Times article.
Boys’ Basketball defeats St. Thomas More | 1/8/2021
After 16 days off, Prairie defeats St. Thomas More 72-61. Ashe Oglesby added 14 rebounds. Asanjai Hunter went 4 for 6 from 3-point range and had 16 points and three assists. Antuan Nesbitt, Prairie’s leading scorer who recently returned to practice, scored eight points in limited minutes. KJ Williams had five points, six assists and took two charges. Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Boys’ Swimming 1st place finisher | 1/5/2021
With a time of 2:04.91, Kadin Purath took first place in the 200 yard freestyle in today’s meet against Whitewater and Jefferson High Schools.
2 Prairie Seniors earn RCS Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete Award | 12/16/2020
Congratulations Caroline Ulrich and Daniel Dreifuerst for earning the Racine County Sports Hall of Fame 2020 High School Scholar Athlete Award! Both athletes were chosen for their academic and athletic excellence, along with their leadership and other contributions to their schools and communities. Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Girls’ Basketball claims another victory | 12/12/2020
Prairie Hawks crush St. Francis with a final score of 81-27. Reese Jaramillo led four players in double figures with 18 points. Abby Decker added 14 and Ava Collier-White and Kenndi Hamilton had 11 each. Collier-White had seven steals for the Hawks (2-3) and Hamilton went 5 for 8 from the floor with four rebounds. Click here to view the complete Journal Times article.
Boys’ Swimming first win in program history! | 12/8/2020
On December 8th, 2020, the Boys’ PSC Aquatics co-op swimming team claimed their first team win since the program began 3 years ago at a “Double Dual” which included teams from Whitewater, PSC, Delavan-Darien, Edgerton-Evansville. The Prairie St. Cat’s co-op team of a team of 5 boys (4 Prairie and 1 boy from St. Cat’s) scored 36 points against Edgerton-Evansville that scored 16. Click here and scroll down to Boys Swimming to view the complete Journal Times article.
Congrats to Prairie’s Top Place finishers!
- 1st Place: 100 Butterfly 1:08.47 Kadin Purath (SR); 200 Yard Freestyle 2:04.68 E. Westman (SR), T. Peterson (SO), O. Andreasen (SR), K. Purath (SR)
- 2nd Place: 200 Yard Medley Relay 2:16.99 T Peterson (SO) , E Westman (SR), O. Andreasen (SR), K. Purath (SR); 200 Yard Freestyle 2:13.62 Kadin Purath (SR); 500 Yard Freestyle 7:42.53 Timothy Peterson (SO); 100 Breaststroke 1:23.95 Erik Westman (SR)
- 3rd Place: 50 Freestyle 29.66 Erik Westman (SR)
Girls’ Basketball defeats Living Word | 11/24/2020
The Hawks won their season opener against Living Word 46-23. Ava Collier-White went 6 for 9 from the floor, including 3 for 4 from 3-point range in her first varsity game. Reese Jaramillo scored nine points and Lily Jorgenson added seven points. Click here to view the entire Journal Times article.
TPS named co-recipient of the traveling Metro Classic Cup | 11/11/2020
For the second consecutive year, Prairie is named the 2020 Metro Classic Cup recipient in recognition for the 2019-2020 athletic program results, this time sharing the honor with Racine St. Catherine’s. Click here to view Athletic Director Jason Atanasoff’s Tweet!
Boys’ Soccer D3 STATE CHAMPIONS! | 11/7/2020
On Saturday, November 7th, the Hawks claimed their seventh D3 Boys’ State Soccer title! The team finished their season with a 16-2-1 record. Click here to read the complete Journal Times article. Congratulations on another great season!
Boys’ Soccer #1 Seed in D3 State Tournament | 11/4/2020
Fans may livestream the November 7th, 2020, D3 Boys’ Soccer State Tournament scheduled at Kewaskum High School on WIAA.TV. The winner of the #2 Seed game between the University School of Milwaukee and St. Lawrence Seminary (11AM) will play the winner of the #1 Seed game scheduled at 2PM between The Prairie School and Arcadia High School. The Championship Game begins at 7 PM. Good luck at State!
Boys’ Soccer D3 Sectional Champs | 10/31/2020
Boys’ Soccer defeats Lake Mills 4-0 tl claim another Sectional Championship title! Prairie took the lead in the second minute with a goal scored by Junior Cameron McPhee. Senior Daniel Dreifuerst completed his second career hat trick with a penalty kick and two more goals. Prairie’s strong defense against Lake Mills resulted in a second straight shoutout game. Eric Morocco’s one-on-one defense along with midfielder Carsten Ovesen didn’t give one of Lake Mills strongest players a chance to score. This was Junior Devin Stoltenberg’s thright straight shutout of the season. Click here to review the complete Journal Times article that includes video clips.
Girls’ Golf – 3 players named All State Academic | 10/30/2020
Congratulations Emily Eitel (2021), Madeline Maraccini (2022) and Sophia Lawler (2023) for earning this designation of high honors! Students are nominated by GCAW member coaches if they meet the following criteria: 1) A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25, 2) participation in at least 75% of their team’s varsity matches, and 3) are in grades 10-12.
Boys’ Soccer prevails in Sectional Semifinal | 10/29/20
Boys’ soccer defeated arch rival Racine St. Catherine’s 2-0 in sectional semi-final. Click here to review the complete Journal Times article that includes video clips.
Cross Country | 10/24/2020
Prairie won the boys’ race during the Division III Sectional at UW-Parkside, which means the entire squad qualified for the WIAA state meet! This is the fifth time in school history the Hawks will appear at the meet, and only the first time in seven years. Additionally, sophomore Brie Luchun Ledvina qualified as an individual for the Girls’ Cross Country State meet! Click here to read the full Journal Times article.
Boys’ Varsity Soccer claimed another Regional Championship title! From the opening whistle, the team played effectively in all aspects of the game and decisively won against a defense-heavy opponent. Congratulations and good luck at Sectionals!
Girls’ Swimming Highlights | 10/14/2020
PSC swimmers achieve several personals bests at Elkhorn!
First place finishers include: Zoe Alessandro in two events: 200 Meter Individual Medley (2:44.65) and 100 Meter Breaststroke (1:21.59)
Third place finishers include: Abigail, Determan, Aly Gorbaty, Lili Larson Lizzy May in the 200 Meter Medley Relay (3:02.64); Zoe Dalessandro, Lizzy May, Lily Selky Marisol Valeriano in the 200 Meter Freestyle Relay (2:37.10) and Olivia Andresen, McKenna Barbee, Makaelyn Trujillo, Aly Gorbaty in the 400 Meter Freestyle Relay (5:45.98)
Girls’ Volleyball | 10/20/2020
Girls’ Varsity Volleyball defeats Heritage Christian 3:1! Noteworthy contributions are as follows: Keep Williams 17 Kills, Amelia Ropiak 16 kills, Cate Yunker 48 assists and Abby Decker 6 blocks.
Congratulations to Prairie’s Varsity Girls’ Golf team, who placed 2nd at the Division II State Golf Tournament! The team finished with a two-day score of 579, just 19 strokes behind champion, and one stroke better than defending state champion.
Sophomore Sophia Lawler placed third overall. Click here to read the Racine Journal Times article about the team’s success. Since the Girls’ Golf program began at TPS in 2008, Prairie has won three Division II Championships (2010, 2015, 2016) as well as three runner-up finishes.
Girls’ Tennis – 5 Hawks advance to D2 Individual state | 10/7/2020
Congratulations to the following girls for advancing to state scheduled for October 15th and 16th at Sports Core in Kohler: Molly Cookman (2022), 1 Singles special special qualifier; 1 Doubles partners Lily Jorgensen (2024) and Jaclyn Palmen (2023) special qualifiers; and 2 Doubles partners Madelyn Dreifuerst (2022) and Gabi Davis (2021) automatic qualifiers.
With a team score of 356, 16 strokes better than the second place team, the Hawks claim the Division 2 Girls’ Golf Sectional Champion title and advance to state. Click here for details published in the Journal Times High School sports section.
Girls’ Swimming highlights | 10/6/2020
Several PSC swimmers achieve personal best times against Badger High School!
2nd Place: Zoe D’Alessandro in both the 200 yard Individual Medley (2:29.55) and 100 yard Breaststroke (1:14.12).
3rd Place finishers include: Fien Meuleman, Zoe D’Alessandro, Georgia Swedberg, Lizzy May in the 200 Yard Medley Relay (2:31.41), McKenna Barbee in the 500 Yard Freestyle (6:52.06),Fien Meuleman, Lizzy May, Georgia Swedberg, Zoe D’Alessandro in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay (2:09.08) and Lilie Larson, Marisol Valeriano, McKenna Barbee, Olivia Andresen in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay (5:08.28)
4th Place finishers include: Georgia Swedberg (50 Yard Freestyle), Olivia Andreason (100 Yard Butterfly), Lizzy May (100 Yard Freestyle) and Lilie Larson (100 Yard Backstroke)
Boys’ Cross Country wins St. Catherine’s Quadrangular | 10/5/2020
Prairie dominated the event at H.F. Johnson Park with five top finishers. Nolan Boerner was first in 19:05.01. Stephen McGravey-Tate was second in 19:09.9 and Vincent Praefke was third in 20:05.01. Also for the Hawks, Wyatt Knoel was sixth (20:25.3) and David Clark seventh (20:42.4). Click here for details published in the Journal Times High School sports section.
In the girls race, Caroline Ulrich (23:12.7) and and Brie Luchun Ledvina (23:31.5) were also ranked in the top finishers.
Girls Volleyball player highlights | 10/5/2020
Noteworthy contributions during Monday’s match with Kenosha St. Joe’s are as follows: Amelia Ropiak 16 kills, Grace Semrau 16 digs and Cate Yunker 44 assists.
Girls’ Tennis players advance to Sectionals | 10/5/2020
Following the WIAA Subsectional at Prairie on October 5th, players qualify to compete at Sectionals. Congratulations and good luck to the following athletes: No. 1 Doubles Jaclyn Palmen & Lily Jorgensen, No. 2 Doubles Gabriela Davis & Magdalyn Dreifuerst, No. 3 Doubles Callah Pessin & Sina Kotzeva along with No. 1 Singles Molly Cookman and No. 4 Singles Madeline Nelson. Click here for details published in the Journal Times High School sports section.
Girls Volleyball player highlights | 10/2/2020
Noteworthy contributions during the 3-0 loss to Dominican are as follows: Amelia Ropiak 11 kills, Cate Yunker 29 assists and Keep Williams 6 kills.
Cross Country Boys’ win the Prairie School Invitational | 10/1/2020
Cross Country Girls place 2nd
Competing against six area schools at H.F. Johnson Park, the Boys’ Cross Country team earned 1st place, their second consecutive Prairie School Cross Country Invitational victory, and the Girls’ placed second.
Girls’ Tennis back to back Conference Champs! | 9/26/2020
The Hawks scored 44 points to easily defeat Conference rivals. Prairie swept all three doubles championships and also won at No. 2 and No. 3 singles. Tori Walker defeated Caroline Roberts of Martin Luther 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2. Nareh Vartanian defeated Vicki Gonzalez of Martin Luther 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3.
At No. 1, Lily Jorgenson and Jaclyn Palmen rolled to a 6-1, 7-5 victory over Kenosha St. Joseph’s Maddie and Katie Leinenweber 6-1, 7-5.
No. 2 Gabi Davis and Maggie Dreifuerst defeated Milwaukee Saint Thomas More’s Liz Wolf-Nowakowski and Alicia Caretta 6-1, 6-0.
Boys’ Soccer shut out Shoreland Lutheran 8-0 | 9/25/2020
The Homecoming game was action packed! Daniel Dreifuerst scored a hat trick with two goals in the first seven minutes & a third goal in the second half as well as two first-half assists. Cam McPhee scored twice (Dreifuerst assist). Arjun Kumar scored one unassisted goal. Henry Schumacher (Calvin Sharpe assist), Jayce Jaramillo (McPhee assist) completed the scoring.
Girls’ Golf rank in the Top 10! | 9/24/2020
As of September 24th, Girls Golf is ranked 8 in the state!
Girls’ Swimming highlights | 9/22/2020
1st Place finishers: Zoe D’Alessandro (100Y Breaststroke 1:14.02), Georgia Swedberg, Lizzy May, Lilie Larson, Zoe D’Alessandro (400Y Freestyle Relay 4:17.40)
2nd Place finishers: Lilie Larson, Zoe D’Alessandro, Olivia Andreason & Georgia Swedburg (200Y Medley Relay 2:14.13), McKenna Barbee (200Y Freestyle 2:47.05 and 500Y Freestyle 7:08.65)), Fien Meuleman (50Y Freestyle 31.35), Zoe D’Alessandro, Fien Meuleman, Lizzy May, Olivia Andreasen (200Y Freestyle Relay 2:05.63) and Lilie Larson (100Y Backstroke 1:17.70)
Girls’ Tennis defeats Conference rival Martin Luther | 9/21/2020
Prairie Hawks shutout Martin Luther with a score of 7-0! Scores are: Molly Cookman (1S; 6-4 , 6-2 , -), Tori Walker (2S; 6-3 , 6-1, -) Nareh Vartanian (3S; 6-0 , 6-0 , -) and Madeline Nelson (4S 6-0 , 6-0 , -). D1 Lily Jorgenson & Jaclyn Palmen (6-2 , 6-1, -) D2 Magdalyn Dreifuerst & Gabriela Davis (6-1 , 6-0 , -), D3 Sina Kotzeva & Callah Pessin (6-4 , 4-6 , 6-2)
Boys’ Soccer crush Martin Luther | 9/21/2020
Final score: Prairie Hawks 5, Martin Luther Spartans 1
Girls’ Volleyball defeats Conference rival Martin Luther | 9/21/2020
Prairie Hawks win 3-0! Abby Decker (2021) had 9 kills, Keep Williams (2023) and Cate Yunker (2023) had 4 aces and 28 assists.
Girls’ Volleyball defeats Conference rival Martin Luther | 9/15/2020
Prairie Hawks win 3-0! Abby Decker (2021) and Amelia Ropiak ((2023) each had 7 kills and Cate Yunker (2023) had 4 aces and 26 assists.
Girls’ Golf placed 2nd at the Racine County Open | 9/14/2020
Sophomore Sophia Lawler, a second-team All-County player last year, took second with an 81. Lawler shot 39 on the Red course and was one of only two players to shoot under 40 on either course. Freshman Kadyn Peery (92), junior Maddie Maraccini (93) and senior Sarah Fosbinder (94) finished seventh, eighth and ninth, respectively.
Girls’ Tennis – Racine County Invitational | 9/14/2020
Nareh Vartanian (11) won the At No. 3 singles, beating Union Grove 6-1, 6-1. The Hawks also won at No. 4 singles as Madeline Nelson defeated Burlington’s Sam Taylor 6-4, 7-5 in the final match.
Girls’ Swimming -Elk Invitational | 9/12/2020
PSC Aquatics (Prairie/St. Catherine’s) placed 4th, scoring 310 points, in the Elk Invitational. All PSC athletes earned at least one medal.
- Zoe D’Alessandro (9): Scored 2nd in the (FR) with a time of 1:23.76 in the 100 Meter Breaststroke and 4th with a time of 1:23.76 in the 200 Meter Individual Medley.
- Lilie Larson (11) & Zoe D’Alessandro (9), Olivia Andreasen (SCHS 12) & Fien Meuleman (11) placed 5th with a time of 2:31.88 in the 200 Meter Medley Relay.
- Georgia Swedberg (9), Olivia Andreasen (SCHS 12), Lizzy May (12), Lilie Larson (11) also placed 5th with a time of 2:26.72 in the 200 Meter Freestyle Relay.