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Prairie High School - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Soeken, Morgan place 2nd at ISU meet

AMES - Kenzie Soeken of Cedar Rapids Prairie and Halley Morgan of Linn-Mar placed second at the Iowa State indoor girls track meet Monday in Ames.

Soeken tied for second in the high jump at 5 feet, 2 inches. Morgan finished second in the 60-meter dash in 7.86 seconds.

Linn-Mar placed second in the 4x400 relay (4:13.59) and the 800 sprintmedley (1:55.85).

Prairie finished fourth in the 4x100 relay (53.12).

Molly Breitbach of Xavier placed fifth in the 60 in 8.27 seconds. The Saints finished fifth in the 4x100 relay (53.24).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 09:30

Cook wins 2 events at MVC indoor

CEDAR FALLS - Famiek Cook of Cedar Rapids Kennedy captured the 200 meter dash and long jump at the Mississippi Valley Conference indoor track meet at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls Monday.

Cook took the 200 in 23.21 seconds and claimed the long jump at 21 feet, 3 inches.

Shawn Beyer of Kennedy won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches. The Cougars also claimed the shuttle hurdle relay (34.36 seconds) and captured the 4x400 relay (3:36.13).



Pritts wins Metro Spotlight Award

Cedar Rapids Prairie senior Mitch Pritts is the winner of the Metro Spotlight Award for high school boys this week, the Metro Sports Report announced Sunday.

Pritts has established himself as one of the top distance runners in Iowa. He helped Prairie capture the Class 4A state cross country title last fall in Fort Dodge and placed in three events at the Class 4A state track meet last May.

Pritts began the 2014 season by winning the 3200 in 9:44.59 at the Dickinson Relays in Cedar Falls on Tuesday.

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 March 2014 18:18



Stecklein named Prairie volleyball coach

After serving 12 years as an assistant volleyball coach at Prairie High School, Lynnette Stecklein has been named the head coach of the program pending board approval. Stecklein, a native of Fredericksburg, Iowa, succeeds Kevin Geary who resigned at the conclusion of the season.

Stecklein has been with the College Community School District since 2001 and teaches physical education at Prairie High School. For 20-plus years Stecklein has been involved with coaching volleyball at all levels.

In addition to her years at Prairie, she was the head volleyball coach at Charles City from 1989-1992 and has been very active with Prairie club volleyball programs. She is also an assistant varsity softball coach at Prairie, a position she has held since 2005.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 11:01



Pritts wins 3200 at Dickinson Relays

CEDAR FALLS - Mitch Pritts of Cedar Rapids Prairie captured the 3200 meter run at the Dickinson Relays Tuesday at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.

Pritts was timed in 9 minutes, 44.59 seconds.

The Linn-Mar Lions won the 4x800 relay in 8:12.48.

Cedar Rapids Jefferson sprinters fared well in the 200 meter dash. Nate Karlan placed third in 23.34 seconds and Shaquille Harbor was fifth in 23.60 seconds.


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