Growing up, a lot of little kids say they want to be professional athletes. To make this dream a reality, one Pratt Community College alumni came to the United States for college and is now playing professionally in Germany.
Nikolas Skouen came to PCC from Norway in the fall of 2010 to major in psychology and play on the men’s basketball team.
“Being away from home was an obstacle, but I have always been very focused on my goals so it felt like I was doing the right thing,” he said.
Last night the Pratt Community College women's basketball team took on Northern Oklahoma College Enid JV.
Twelve Lady Beavers scored at least one bucket for us led by Karissa Pena and Rebecca Wyatt each with 18. Wyatt recorded her second double-double of the season grabbing 11 rebounds. Jazzmen Ortiz was tremendous in the point guard spot dishing out seven assists and scoring 10. Kilah Hoenscheidt went three for five from three, scoring 10 total points. The Beavers took the win 85-52.
The Pratt Community College men's basketball team heads to the off-season celebrating the successes of the 2013-2014 season.
Head Men's Basketball Coach Jesse Shaw, pictured at right, was named National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District VI Coach of the Year and Kansas Basketball Coach Association (KBCA) Junior College Coach of the Year.
Your Beaver men's basketball team took on the Coffeyville Red Ravens in the quarterfinals of the Region VI tournament on March 6. The team kept their composure, and through some good defensive play, managed to take control of the game and move on to the final four of the region with a 66-61 win.
The win moves the Beavers to 20-12 on the year, and into the semifinals on March 7 with a rubber match against the Seward County Saints in Koch Arena at 7 p.m. on the campus of Wichita State University.