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Thu
13
Jun

Hall repeats as SWC Player of the Year, seven Prairie Softball players named All-Conference


PdC senior Scout Hall was named the SWC Softball Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Junior Irelynd Cejka joined Hall on the SWC First Team for a second straight year. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Prairie’s Claire Kennedy earned a spot on the SWC First Team as a ninth grader. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Senior Emma Abram made the SWC’s second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Junior Rita Achenbach joined Abram on the SWC’s second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Senior shortstop Reagan Hannah (making a throw over teammate Ella Lange) was named to the honorable mention team by the Southwest Wisconsin Conference. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Freshman Camryn Knapp was also named to the honorable mention team by the SWC. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

The Hawks pose for a team photo after winning the 2024 SWC Conference Championship, the program’s first conference title in any league since winning the SWAL Large championship in 1989. Head coach Liz Steiner-Hall was named co-Coach of the Year in the SWC (alongside River Valley’s Jane Briehl). Front row (l to r): Manager Wynn Hall, April Smith, Bailey Halvorson, Reagan Hannah, Scout Hall, Irelynd Cejka, Ella Lange, and Camryn Knapp. Second row (l to r): Claire Kennedy, Brecklynn McCumber, Mariah Faulkner, Emilee Snyder, Emma Abram, Rita Achenbach, Lainey Mitchell, and Shelia Nagel. Back row (l to r): Assistant Coach Pat Hall, Head Coach Liz Steiner-Hall, Assistant Coach Peyton Hall, Assistant Coach Trish DeLeo, Assistant Coach Brandon Johnson, and Assistant Coach Beth Wagner. (Submitted Photo/Liz Steiner-Hall)

By Derick Kelly

 

Thu
13
Jun

Hurda, Wall repeat as Pitcher and Player of the Year as Ridge & Valley announces All-Conference Softball Team


Hornet senior Cameron Hurda was named the conference's pitcher of the year. (Natalie Dillon/The Monroe Times)

Teammate Ally Wall was named player of the year by the Ridge & Valley Conference for a second consecutive season. (Natalie Dillon/The Monroe Times)

Seneca junior Kylie Chambers joined them and three other area players on the league’s first team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Earning a spot on the Ridge & Valley Conference's First Team was Wauzeka-Steuben freshman Brianna Ray. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Seneca senior Kylie Stluka was also named to the first team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Rounding out the local first team selections was Wauzeka-Steuben junior Emma Wall. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Wauzeka-Steuben senior Morgan Berger concluded her playing career by being named to the conference's second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Local second team selections also included Hornets sophomore Isabella Bunders. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Royals freshman Addison Davidson was the lone Seneca player named to the second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Also earning a second team selection was Wauzeka-Steuben junior Kylie Manning. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Wauzeka-Steuben junior Liz Wright was the fourth Hornet to be named to the conference’s second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Royals sophomore Brigid Hall (right) was named to the conference’s honorable mention team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Seneca freshman Harper Gagas was named to the Ridge & Valley Conference’s All-Sportsmanship Team. (Lindsey Ludvik Photography)

W-S sophomore Claudia Walz was also named to the All-Sportsmanship Team by the RVC. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

The Hornets accept the Ridge & Valley Conference Title. Head Coach Dustin Smith was named Ridge & Valley Conference Coach of the Year. Front Row: Natalie Wright, Isabella Bunders, Liz Wright, Brianna Ray, Emma Wall and Morgan Berger. Back Row: Head Coach Dustin Smith, Manager Arabella Redman, Manager Bristol Hird, Ally Wall, Sophia Walz, Claudia Walz, Kiley Manning, Cameron Hurda, Manager Breileigh Trautsch, Asst. Coach Jason Hurda and Asst. Coach Ashley Trautsch. (Wauzeka-Steuben School District Facebook)

By Derick Kelly

 

Thu
13
Jun

Tessa Czajkowski Higgins repeats as SWC Player of the Year as six Prairie du Chien/River Ridge/Seneca players named to SWC Soccer All-Conference Team


In addition to repeating as SWC Player of the Year, PdC junior Tessa Czajkowski Higgins (left) also made the league’s first team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Hawks named to the conference’s second team included junior goalie Ava Forde. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Junior Kayli Kruk was also named to the SWC's second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Junior Jasmine Olmstead (left) was the third PdC junior to be named to the SWC’s second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Named to the honorable mention team was junior Hannah Dudgeon. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Also named to the honorable mention team for the Hawks was sophomore Addison Kirschbaum. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

By Derick Kelly

 

Thu
13
Jun

Two Prairie golfers make 2024 SWC All-Conference List


Junior Owen Achenbach claimed a spot on the SWC’s First Team with stellar play. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Senior Zach Mezera was named to the honorable mention team by the Southwest Wisconsin Conference after just missing the second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

By Derick Kelly

 

Thu
13
Jun

Five PdC baseball players make SWC All-Conference team


Senior Hunter Jones was named to the first team outfield in 2023 and then to the infield in 2024 by the SWC. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Senior pitcher Logan Kiesau earned a spot on the second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Junior Bryce Lenzendorf was named to the first team at catcher by the Southwest Wisconsin Conference. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Prairie du Chien junior outfielder Brady Lenzendorf (left) earned a spot on the SWC’s second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

Senior infielder Noah Pedretti was also named to the SWC’s second team. (Derick Kelly/Courier Press)

By Derick Kelly

 

Thu
13
Jun

Ridge & Valley All-Conference Track and Field Team announced

By Derick Kelly

 

Thu
13
Jun

PdC Track team claims 14 spots on all-conference list

By Derick Kelly

 

Tue
11
Jun

Delbert A. Cota

September 28, 1945 – May 6, 2024

Delbert Alfred Cota, 78, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024, from a brief battle of cancer.  

Del was born in Prairie du Chien on Sept. 28, 1945, son of the late Hazel (Stender) Reed Cota. 

Tue
11
Jun

Ricky J. Kirby

June 6, 2024

Our Beloved Ricky Joseph Kirby, 63 of Harpers Ferry, Iowa formerly of Marquette, Iowa, passed away peacefully at his home on June 6, 2024. 

Tue
11
Jun

Carol B. Parkins

September 1, 1938–June 4, 2024

Carol B. Parkins, age 85, of Platteville, formerly of Glen Haven, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at Park Place Memory Care in Platteville surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 1, 1938, on the Schmitz Family Farm in Mt. Hope, WI, the daughter of Maynard and Loretta (Timmerman) Schmitz. She graduated from Mt. Hope High School in 1956. To describe our mother’s life in a few sentences is impossible, but those of you who knew her well will undoubtedly understand more than these following few words can say.

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