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Prairie du Chien Baseball

Prairie first baseman Hunter Davis fields a grounder and tosses to pitcher Cory Check. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Prairie du Chien's Gavin Gillitzer slides in safely to second for a stolen base in the first inning.

Zach Mara of the Blackhawks gets a good jump off of first base Tuesday afternoon.


Prairie boys 

oust Lancaster

Prairie du Chien ousted visiting Lancaster 8-4 in a WIAA Division 3 Regional baseball game Tuesday afternoon. 

Prairie scored a run in the bottom of the first inning to take a 1-0 lead. 

Lancaster scored twice in the top of the second to lead 2-1. 


Local Archers at Nationals

Taia Dressler (left) holds her target. (Photos submitted)

Devan Jacobson and Allison Davis shot well at the National Competition.


Prairie archers 

do well at Nationals

On April 28, four Prairie du Chien Archery Club students participated in a “warm-up” shoot to the National Competition called the Midwest Bullseye Shootout.  


Seneca Girls Blank La Farge

Seneca's Michelle Clark scores as another Seneca runner slides into third base versus visiting La Farge Thursday afternoon. Seneca blanked La Farge 23-0 in five innings. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

Seneca Baseball

Seneca first baseman Tyler Heinz catches the ball on a pick-off attempt versus La Farge Thursday afternoon. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Seneca's Jared Payne crosses the plate ahead of Tyler Heinz Thursday afternoon.



boys beat La Farge

An early lead helped Seneca defeat La Farge 12-1 on Thursday. 

Seneca scored on a sacrifice fly by Jared Payne and a sacrifice fly by Matt Hall in the first inning.


Prairie rallies past Platteville

Prairie second baseman Mark Welter fields a grounder and tosses the ball to first for the out in the first inning Tuesday afternoon against visiting Platteville. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Shortstop Dylan Coleman gets behind the Platteville base runner Tuesday afternoon.

Cory Check unleashes a pitch to the Platteville batter.

Prairie du Chien rallied for 6 runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to nip visiting Platteville 8-7 in an SWC baseball game Tuesday afternoon. 

Prairie du Chien took a 1-0 lead after the first inning.

Platteville scored a run in the top of the second to tie the game at 1-1. 


Prairie du Chien Soccer

Kaitlyn Waller and Prairie du Chien out-hustled River Valley all match long to earn the victory. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Prairie's Gabby Toberman races a River Valley player to the ball Thursday afternoon.


PdC varsity soccer beats River Valley, varsity reserve ties

On Thursday afternoon the Lady Hawks took on River Valley at home for Parents’ Night for Prairie du Chien soccer. There was a varsity reserve and a varsity game and both teams did a phenomenal job. 

“A special thank you to all the parents who were able to make it tonight as I know your daughters greatly appreciated it,” said Coach Amber Hynnek.

The Prairie varsity defeated River Valley 3-0.


Prairie du Chien Softball

Prairie's Lauren Kennedy lets fly with a pitch versus visiting Platteville Thursday. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Prairie du Chien closes in on a Platteville base runner between third and home plate.


Platteville over 

Prairie du Chien girls

The Prairie du Chien Lady Hawks lost a tough game against Platteville, 17-0, on Thursday afternoon at Bluff View Intermediate School.

Prairie’s starting pitcher, Rilee Wikan, was injured in a slide during practice Wednesday and was unable to pitch.  

The girls also struggled defensively with multiple errors. 


Seneca Baseball

Seneca's Kolton Chambers gets a good jump off of second base. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Joey Oppriecht of the Indians dives back to first base ahead of the tag on a pick-off attempt by visiting Weston Monday afternoon in a Ridge and Valley baseball game.



boys beat Weston

Seneca beat visiting Weston on Monday, 6-2 in a Ridge and Valley baseball game.

Seneca got things started in the first inning when Kolton Chambers singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.

Seneca notched three runs in the third inning. Chambers, Matt Hall,and Joey Oppreicht each drove in runs during the inning.


Seneca Softball

Seneca's Emily Garfoot races towards home to score a run. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Alivia Salinas starts for home plate as the ball is put in play.


Seneca girls best Weston

Seneca hosted Weston in conference softball action on Monday, May 7. 

Seneca took the lead in the bottom of the first with Emily Garfoot getting on with a triple to right. Garfoot would then steal home to score the lone run of the inning. 


Blackhawk Golfers

Prairie du Chien's Evan Boisvert chips to the fourth green at Prairie du Chien Country Club Friday afternoon. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Michael Maguire chips onto the fourth green.

Sam Peterson tees off on the fifth hole.

Jaret Semanko watches his putt on the eighth green Friday afternoon.


Blackhawks host SWC match

Prairie du Chien Blackhawk golfers hosted a Southwest Wisconsin Conference match at the Prairie du Chien Country Club on Friday. 

The Hawks were unable capitalize on the home course advantage, finishing third with a team score of 191. Platteville won the event with a score of 159. 


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