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The Prairiland Patriots celebrated the past athletic year and honored the athletes who were unable to finish their seasons at the annual sports banquet on Tuesday.

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Over the past few years, Prairiland Patriot Connor Sessums established himself as one of the most versatile and dangerous dual-threat quarterbacks in the area. Now, after officially signing with the Westminster College Titans in Missouri, Sessums is ready to take his game to the next level.

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Few Red River Valley volleyball players have been as dominant over the last four years as Prairiland Lady Patriot Baylor Sessums. She was recently recognized for her leadership and was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s Legacy All-Star Team

Hannah Murdock dominated on both sides of the ball, averaging a double-double for the Lady Patriots this season, and has been selected as the Red River Valley All-Area 2020 MVP.

Prairiland Lady Patriots head coach Callie Tucker led her team to a 21-13 record in the 2019-20, season, including a playoff run to the regional quarterfinals. In recognition of her accomplishments, she is the All-Area Coach of the Year

It was a back-and-forth affair, but the Prairiland Patriots baseball team downed the Paris Wildcats on Thursday, thanks in part to a big Patriots third inning.

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Coming into their regional quarterfinal matchup with Chapel Hill, the Prairiland Lady Patriots knew they had an uphill battle. Chapel Hill won their first two playoff games by a combined score of 211–70. The number one team in the state has been playing like they want to repeat as state champions.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.