Updated February 3, 2022

63 earn straight A's at Prairie
63 students earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages for the first semester of the 2021-22 school year at Prairie Jr./Sr. High School. . . .
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Ski Skoop
Woohoo!! It was a crazy and amazing weekend with the Prairie Pirate’s School escaping to the Cottonwood Butte Ski Area on Friday followed by a fun night of skiing. . . .
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Blood drive reaches goal
“With the severe shortage at blood banks nationwide, we are so happy that we reached our goal at our drive on January 25, 2022,” commented Brenda Kaschmitter, blood drive co-chair. . . .
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Girls District Tournaments start this week
The White Pine League Girls District Basketball Tournaments get underway this week. . . .
Prairie will play Genesee at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 3 at the PHS gym. St. John Bosco will play Highland at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4 at Highland's gym in Craigmont.
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Februry events for Tri-Parish Youth
The sunshine is coming!  As we look toward the promise of warmer days are hearts fill will hope.  . . .
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Pirates win twice
The Prairie Pirates won a pair of league games this past week. On Thursday, Jan. 27, they rallied from a double-digit deficit to defeat Clearwater Valley 58-53 at Cottonwood. On Friday, Jan. 28, they shut down Potlatch 50-27, also at Cottonwood. . . .
The home game against Kamiah scheduled for Feb. 1 has been rescheduled to Monday, Feb. 7 due to illness at Kamiah.
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Lady Pirates win 4 games
The Prairie Lady Pirates won 4 games to finish their regular season. On Tuesday, Jan. 25, they won 67-28 at Orofino. On Thursday, Jan. 27, they beat Clearwater Valley 51-15 at Cottonwood. On Friday they finished up their league scheduled by defeating Potlatch 71-47 on Senior Night at Cottonwood. Finally on Monday, Jan. 31, they traveled to Kendrick and won 46-44 after overcoming an 18 point deficit. . . .
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Patriots win twice; Lady Patriots win 2 of 3
The St. John Bosco boys basketball team was finally able to get back on the court on Friday, Jan. 28 after a hiatus due to illness and beat Salmon River 54-37 at Cottonwood. They then played a rescheduled game against Deary Monday, Jan. 31 at Cottonwood and won 45-42 to gain a season split against the Mustangs. . . .
The St. John Bosco Lady Patriots made it 4 straight wins when they won at Timberline 34-8 on Tuesday, Jan. 25, and at Highland 42-19 on Thursday, Jan. 27. They then picked up a loss when they hosted Deary on Monday, Jan. 31, 22-46. . . .
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Letters to the editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Cottonwood Chronicle. You can also find Jake Wren's Redneck Review on this page. . . .
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Students of the month for January at Prairie Jr./Sr. High School are pictured. From left are Matthew Wemhoff, Sage Elven, Ben Secrest, Max Rehder, Aubree Geis, Nadia Cash, Mary Schwartz and Carter Shears. Photo by Matt Elven. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Lady Pirates start District on Thursday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. at the PHS gym against Genesee. See article on page 3. Pictured from left are assistant coach Ang Wemhoff, Lexi Schumacher, Delanie Lockett, Molly Johnson, Riley Enneking, Josie Remacle, Ali Rehder, Tara Schlader, Kristin Wemhoff, Laney Forsmann, Gracie Farr, Olivia Klapprich, Isabella Walsh and head coach Lori Mader. Not pictured is late season call-up Alli Geis. Photo provided by PHS. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The St. John Bosco Lady Patriots open District play this Friday, Feb. 4 against Highland in a loser-out game at 6 p.m. Site not yet determined at press time. Pictured from left are Julia Wassmuth, Sarah Waters, Dani Sonnen, Jade Prigge, Raylie Warren, Rachel Sonnen and Noelle Chmelik. Photo provided by St. John Bosco Academy.

5 young ladies enjoying the skiing on Cottonwood Butte this past weekend. Photo by April Lustig. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Brody Hasselstrom signed his letter of intent to play football at Eastern Oregon University. He will be in the same league as former teammates Cole Martin and Dean Johnson who are at the College of Idaho and Spencer Schumacher who is at Montana Tech. He is shown with his family: Ryan Glimp, Sydney Hinkelman and Lisa and Ryan Hasselstrom. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Senior Night was held for Prairie's girls basketball team Friday, Jan. 28, against Potlatch. 7 seniors were honored. They are shown with their families on the court. From top down are Ali Rehder, Delanie Lockett, Gracie Farr, Josie Remacle, Laney Forsmann, Molly Johnson and Olivia Klapprich. Click on each photo for a larger view.

St. John Bosco Academy's girls basketball team held their senior night Monday, Jan. 31, against Deary. Honored were Dani Sonnen and Jade Prigge. Photo by Julie Sonnen. Click on the photo for a larger view.



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