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MT. VERNON — It took nearly half a quarter for the Lady Patriots to take the lead in their Area Round game against Harmony. Once they did, though, they never relinquished it as Prairiland defeated the Lady Eagles 31–27 on Friday night. It wasn’t the prettiest win, but it was a win, nonetheless.

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On paper, it looked like a mismatch. New Boston came in to their matchup with Prairiland as the number one seed out of district 14–3A with a 12–0 record. Prairiland found themselves the number four seed with a 6–6 record. Records didn’t matter in this matchup, though, as the Lady Patriots wa…

Two nights after a last-second win over their cross county rivals, the Patriots picked up right where they left off. The second half, though, turned Chapel Hill’s way and the Patriots found themselves on the wrong end of a 61-53 score.

Prairiland’s 46-44 win Tuesday night over district rival Chisum was an electrifying victory that set right what went wrong for Prairiland just three and a half weeks ago at Chisum when the Mustangs edged a 56-50 win in double overtime.

It was senior night for the Prairiland Patriots as they took on the Cooper Bulldogs on Tuesday night, and for senior guard Connor Sessums, the 69-49 win was a night he won’t soon forget.

For three quarters, Tuesday’s meeting between the Prairiland Lady Patriots and Cooper Dogettes was a close one. In the end, though, the Lady Patriots were able to put Cooper away comfortably thanks to a very strong final quarter for a 58-40 victory.

The Prairiland Lady Patriots fell behind early to the Winnsboro Lady Raiders on Tuesday and weren’t able to recover, ultimately falling 64-41.

With the final moments of Prairiland’s game against the Winnsboro Raiders ticking away, senior Connor Sessums dribbled around the three point line, trying to find a way to get a shot off.

Since she was 7 years old, Elizabeth Preston has found joy on the softball diamond. Now, the Prairiland High School senior is going to pursue her passion at the next level after signing her letter of intent to play the sport collegiately at Austin College.

As fans of the Chisum Mustangs and Prairiland Patriots filled Chisum’s gymnasium Friday evening, none could have imagined what they were in store for. But what they got was everything a rivalry game should be.

The rivalry showdown between the Prairiland Lady Patriots and Chisum Lady Mustangs was a tough fought, back-and-forth affair. Ultimately, though, it was Prairiland that walked off the court with the narrowest of wins, 44-42.

PATTONVILLE — Prairiland High School’s athletic director, Greg Mouser, resigned from his A.D. position, which has been confirmed by Prairiland ISD superintendent Jeff Ballard. He said he received Mouser’s letter of resignation before Christmas break, and the resignation became official after…

COOPER — In the boys game, the Prairiland Patriots were able to get out to and early lead and hold off Cooper early, then put the Bulldogs away late to secure their first district win. Prairiland won the game in Cooper by a final score of 59-36.

Prairiland sophomore basketball player Brooks Lawrence has been selected in an Morrison public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

Prairiland junior basketball player Hannah Murdock has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

BONHAM —  The Prairiland Patriots basketball team looked to turn things around after going 1-3 in back-to-back tournaments. The Patriots started out behind by double figures at Bonham, but fought their way back into the game, which came down to the waning minutes of the fourth quarter.

Prairiland senior basketball player Baylor Sessums has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week.

The Paris Lady Wildcats basketball team hosted the Prairiland Lady Patriots in a high-quality non district matchup. The game was close throughout with neither team holding more than an eight-point lead, and the teams needed four extra minutes to decide the winner.