Updated February 15, 2023
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council held their regular February meeting Monday, Feb. 13, and approved the bid for the Park Pavilion Project. . . .
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Lady Pirates to open against Greenleaf at State
The Prairie Lady Pirates, 19-5, will open against District 3 runner-up Greenleaf, 17-4, at noon MST, Thursday, Feb. 16, at Columbia High School in Nampa. . . .
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Patriots start District play on Monday
The St. John Bosco Patriots will open District Tournament play as the #4 seed and will be the home team when they play #5 seed Highland next Monday, Feb. 20 in loser out play at 6 p.m. at Craigmont. . . .
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Reubens Sausage Feed set for March 6
It’s time again for the annual Reubens Sausage Feed. . . .
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3 perfect 25s each of the past 2 weeks
There were 3 perfect 25’s shot in each of the past two weeks at the Cottonwood Gun Club during the 10-Week Shoot. . . .
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Wrestlers place at Lake City meet
Holli Schumacher and Morgan Pack competed at the Lake City Girls Wrestling Tournament this past weekend at Coeur d’Alene. . . .
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Pirates lose 3 games
The Prairie Pirates finished their regular season with 3 losses. On Tuesday, Feb. 7, they lost at Grangeville 37-47. On Friday, Feb. 10, they lost in overtime on Senior Night to Logos, 51-56. Finally on Monday, Feb. 13, they lost at Kendrick, 36-48.  They open District play on Wednesday, Feb. 15, as the #6 seed and will play at Potlatch at 6 p.m. . . .
Also on this page is the District bracket with the teams filled in. . . .
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Lady Pirates earn State berth
The Prairie Lady Pirates clinched a trip to state for the 13th straight year. In District Tournament action at Lewiston High School they got thumped by Lapwai 25-59 in the District Championship Game Wednesday, Feb. 8, but bounced back to beat Kamiah 53-42 in the second place game on Thursday, Feb. 9.
That earned them a trip to the State Tournament at Nampa’s Columbia High School. . . .
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Patriot girls and boys each lose
The St. John Bosco Lady Patriots had their season ended by Nezperce with a 25-40 loss in District Tournament play at Lapwai on Thursday, Feb. 9. On that same night the boys team lost to Grangeville 47-57 at Craigmont.
The boys had a senior night game scheduled for Friday, Feb. 10 against Meadows Valley at Craigmont but that game got cancelled as Meadows Valley was unable to get to Craigmont due to Highway 95 being closed. That game was rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 17 and then cancelled again. Senior Night celebration will take place at the school after District. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition. . . .
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Friday, Feb. 10 was senior night for the Prairie boys basketball team. In the top photo is Shane Hanson with his family including aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents. The lower photo shows Ryan Wemhoff with his family including some nieces and nephews and 6 of his siblings. Click on each photo for a larger view. 

The St. John Bosco Patriots open District play next Monday, Feb. 20, with a loser out game against Highland at Craigmont at 6 p.m. If they win the tournament continues at Lapwai High School. Pictured from left are assistant coach Kim Frei, Connor Nuxoll, Tommy Rose, Matthew Warren, Noah Beckman, Clay Weckman, Tory Chmelik, Luke Stubbers, Cody Wassmuth, Levi Wassmuth, John Uhlenkott, Stallone Hoene, Sam Weckman and head coach Alex Frei. Photo courtesy of St. John Bosco Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Cody Weckman, an 8th grade student at St. John Bosco Academy placed 2nd in the state at the Elks National Hoop Shoot challenge.  After winning at the local level, Cody's family earned a paid stay in Kellogg Idaho where the state contest took place.  Cody made 22 of 25 free throws to earn 2nd place. Submitted photo. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Brenda's Paint Parties was in Craigmont a weekend ago with a private  group and a Valentine's Special at the Camas Club & Prairie Shots Espresso Bar. A lot of fun was had by all!! The above two photos are the Valentine’s Special While the photo to the left is from the private group. Photos by Brenda Holmes. Click on each photo for a larger view.

It was red out the gym last Friday for the student body at the boys senior night game against Logos. Aubree Rehder and Taylor Riener lead the students in the "rollercoaster" cheer. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Donn Clark shared this photo of an icy waterfall along Graves Creek Road. Click on the photo for a larger view.


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