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The Plainsmen opened last week’s game with a 35-yard run by fullback Domonic Wendell. He was just a step away from breaking it for a touchdown. His run, followed by 22-yard scamper by Alex Patrick, set up the Plainsmen’s first score of the game.  

Plainsmen fall in D1 quarterfinals, finish season with 8-3 record

Emotions washed over Plainsmen football players as they saw their season come to an end after a third-round playoff loss last week.

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Plainsmen linemen cleared the way for Alex Patrick on this 15-yard touchdown run in last week’s playoff game. In addition to pulling down the game-winning catch, Patrick ran for 199 yards on 29 carries and three touchdowns.  

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Domonic Wendell (1) can’t believe what he just saw, nor can the West Holt player, after Alex Patrick (22) pulled down a Hail Mary in the end zone for the 32-27 win.   

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Coach Lance Steffen reinforces the power of belief as his players celebrate a storybook finish against West Holt last week.

Hail Mary! Hail Yes!

It will be forever a defining moment in Perkins County Plainsmen football—one that people will talk about for years. 

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The Perkins County Plainsmen beat the Clearwater-Orchard Cyclones 44-28 on Thursday, Oct. 26. They move on in the playoffs and will face off against West Holt on Haenfler Field today, Wednesday, Nov. 1. 

Plainsmen win Clearwater-Orchard playoff rematch, will face top seed this week

Plainsmen players, coaches and fans still remember the devastating playoff loss Perkins County suffered at the hands of the Clearwater-Orchard Cyclones two years ago. Bonnie Becker | Johnson Publications
Senior Sydney Wilson battles at the net against a Maxwell blocker in Friday night’s game against the Eagles, while teammates (l-r): Jessica Klingelhoefer, Aryn Seiler, Kadie Hanson and Dani Burge cover. 

Lady Plainsmen go out in first round of sub-districts

The Lady Plainsmen completed their 2017 regular season on Friday, Oct. 27, securing two wins on their home court.


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