• WRE falls to Newman 31-13 (Jan. 28)
  • WBB wins 75-48 vs Colby (Jan. 28)
  • MBB wins vs Colby 91-80 (Jan. 28)

Pratt Community College Named Top Ten Community College in the Country

22 September 2014

In September, Pratt Community College was named one of the Top Ten Community Colleges in the Country by SmartAsset.com, a blog that uses software and data to solve financial problems.

A college education is increasingly important in order to get and keep a job in the current information-oriented world, while at the same time, college costs are rising. SmartAsset evaluated approximately 700 public community colleges across the country in order to find the best investment.

Wrestling Falls to Newman 31-13

30 January 2015

The Pratt Community College wrestling team traveled to Wichita on Jan. 28 to take on the NCAA Division 2 Newman Jets. Due to injuries and forfeits, the Beavers were outmatched starting out to overcome an 18 point deficit.

Women's Basketball Defeats Colby 75-48

29 January 2015

The Pratt Community College women's basketball team played to their full potential last night and beat up on the Colby Trojans from start to finish.

They jumped out of the gate early and forced 19 first half turnovers and took an 11 point lead into the break. Jazzmen Ortiz set the tone defensively grabbing five steals in the first half.

The second half was all Beavers behind a solid scoring attack. Kajaira Mays and Karissa Pena led the way with 15 points, followed by Jazzmen Ortiz with 11, and Aubree Nuest with nine.

Men's Basketball Wins 91-80 vs Colby

29 January 2015

Contributed by Coach Eric Colbert

There was a shootout in the Wild Wild West last night as the Pratt Community College Beavers defeated the Colby Community College Trojans 91-80 in a Region VI shootout!

Fans were given a three-point shooting show as the teams combined to shoot over 40 three point field goals in the contest, with Pratt coming out on the positive end shooting 10/20 for 50 percent on the night. Taylor Schieber and Robert Davis would lead the gun slinging barrage as they connected on eight of 13 three-point field goals between the two.

Pratt Art Institutions Partner to Form South Central Kansas Artists’ Guild

27 January 2015

Locals with a love of art and photography are invited to join the newly formed South Central Kansas Artists’ Guild. This organization is a cooperative of the Pratt Community College Delmar Riney Art Gallery and the Vernon Filley Art Museum. The first meeting will be held on February 11 at 7 p.m. at VFAM and all are welcome.

Pratt Wrestling Competes at Kansas Cup

26 January 2015

The Pratt Community College wrestling team had a strong showing at the sixth annual Kansas Cup at Baker University this Sunday.

The Kansas Cup consists of all the Kansas wrestling schools that include the NJCAA, NAIA, and the NCAA divisions in an invitational-style tournament. The Beavers took only seven of ten athletes due to an injury, and finished seventh overall.

Pratt Baseball Signs Five

26 January 2015

Pratt Community College Baseball enjoyed another day of success as five members of their 2015 recruiting class signed in the Pratt Community College Hall of Fame on Jan. 22, 2015. Jacob Compton, Tanner Kleinsasser, Turner Middendorf, Corey Steward, and Hayden Wheeler signed to wear Beaver Blue for the 2015 season.

“It’s a great day for us,” Head Coach Eric Thompson said. “We have the building blocks for our success and vision here today. Along with our other 2015 commits, we are putting together something special.”

Men's Basketball Defeated by Barton 100-90

26 January 2015

The Pratt Community College men’s basketball team traveled to Great Bend on Saturday for a tussle with the Barton Community College Cougars.

Both teams traded runs for the majority of the evening until right after the 10 minute mark of the second half when Ahmad Walker for the Cougars got loose in transition for a lay-up, was fouled, and Pratt's Khory Ross was whistled for a technical on top of that. The Cougar lead went from three to eight, before ballooning to 17 with 6:09 remaining.

The Beavers made a late run, but the final score read 100-90 Cougars.

Women's Basketball Falls to Barton 69-52

26 January 2015

The Pratt Community College women’s basketball team traveled to Barton on Saturday to take on the Cougars.

The first half went back and forth with both teams turning the ball over. The Beavers faced a one point half-time deficit to start the second half, and it was all Cougars for the rest of the night. Beavers lost 69-52.

The Beavers had four players in double figures: Jazzmen Ortiz (10), Teairra Luckett (11), Lanina Spence (10) and Karissa Pena (11).

Wrestling Competes at UNK Midwest Classic and Baker

22 January 2015

On Jan. 17, the Pratt Community College men's wrestling team competed in the UNK Midwest Classic in Kearney, Neb. The three opponents included number five Northeast Oklahoma A&M, NAIA York College, and NAIA Hastings College.

The Beavers went 2-1 on the day before heading into an exhibition match with the UNK Lopers who have won the NCAA Division 2 National Championships three out of the last four years.


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