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High School Sports

  • Soccer team looks to maintain after losing 10 seniors

    HENDERSON – The Prairie View soccer program will have a new look  for the 2011 campaign after losing 10 seniors from last year’s team that finished 6-8-1 overall.
        Despite the change of personnel on the field, head coach Jason Oulman has a good feeling that the ThunderHawks can continue where they left off.

  • Prairie View runners look to stay healthy, move up in league

    HENDERSON – Third-year head coach Nathan Shaver is gearing up for what should be a better outcome in 2011 for his Prairie View High School cross country team.
        The boys and girls teams bring back experience and are hoping that will help improve on what happened a year ago.

  • Defending volleyball conference champs looking to repeat

    HENDERSON – East Metro Athletic Conference, watch out. The Prairie View High School volleyball team is fully ready to defend the school’s first ever conference title.
        Last year’s EMAC coach of the year Amy Grace, who lost a few key seniors from the squad, feels good about this season and what her team can accomplish.

  • Prairie View softball looks to add to success

    HENDERSON – The Prairie View ThunderHawks softball program is looking to do big things in the 2011 campaign. Six starters return to the diamond.

  • Prairie View golfers building toward a brighter future

    HENDERSON – The Prairie View golf team will look a bit different than last year, featuring two seniors and plenty of underclassmen leading the way this season.
        The 2011 campaign features 14 strong, committed players looking to act as “the strength of the future”, as they continue to improve this season and in the few years to come.

  • Senior-laden ThunderHawks look ahead to new season

    HENDERSON – The Prairie View football team lost almost 15 seniors from an impressive senior class but will not miss a beat. There are a program-high 21 seniors on the squad this fall.

  • PVHS heads for Peach Fuzz softball tournament

    PALISADE -- Prairie View's pairings in this weekend's Peach Fuzz softball tournament have been announced.

    The ThunderHawks play Grand Junction Central at 5 p.m., Sept. 2. Saturday's games are against Fruita Monument at 9 a.m. and against Grand Junction High School at 1 p.m.

  • ThunderHawks can’t keep early lead in setback

    HENDERSON – The Prairie View softball team got off to an early 1-0 start, but could not hold on to the lead, eventually dropping a 13-7 decision to the Greeley West Spartans Thursday afternoon.

    It was the home opener for the Lady ThunderHawks, whose record falls to an even 1-1. It was the season opener for the Lady Spartans.

    “Greeley West is a good hitting team with some speed,” head coach Brandin Becher said. “Our girls made some mistakes and could not capitalize on getting our runners in.”

  • Alexis nets six kills in CU volleyball win

    BOULDER -- Former Prairie View High School volleyball standout Emily Alexis had six kills as the University of Colorado beat the University of Northern Colorado 13-25, 25-19, 25-18, 19-25, 15-6 Sunday afternoon.

    Alexis, who sat out last year because of an injury, recorded a hitting percentage of .043 as the Buffs improved their season record to 2-1. Alexis also got credit for a half-block at the net.

  • Lady Thunderhawks open softball season with a win

    LITTLETON – The Prairie View softball team opened the season with one in the win column.
    Playing its season opener against Heritage High School, the girls got a star performance from junior outfielder Devin Shea in a 6-5 victory. It was the season opener for both squads.
    “It was a good win against a competitive team,” head coach Brandin Becher said. “When Heritage came close, the girls stepped up and did what they had to do to pull out the victory.”