Bass Fishing

Coaches:  Dennis Heape, Duke Jenkel, Lew Schweizer

Assistant Coaches: Will Weatherford, Eric Tabing

Volunteer Boat Captains:  Bill Hicks, Kevin Hicks, Tim Rulevish, Keith Hagene, Scott Kreger, John Nehrkorn, Hayden Swain, Ron Przygoda, Greg Templeton, Mark Schneider

Team Members:  Garrett Vuichard, Chase Fulkerson, Sean Allgire, Dakotah Alvis, Terry Davis,  Kenden Denton, Darian Harris, Colten Runge, Zach Martin, Jordan Wiggers, Caden Yates, Hunter Stevenson, Hudson Kreger, Brevin Teel, Rayce Baker, Tanner Fisher, Ethan Cheek, Logan Underwood

PCHS Anglers win the first ever IHSA-Unified Bass Fishing State Championship!

PCHS Anglers Grant Thompson and Jake Hagene earned Championship Honors at the IHSA-Unified Tournament held in conjunction with the IHSA State Tournament held at Carlyle Lake.  The team was coached by Mr. Will Weatherford.

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Congratulations to PCHS Bass Angler Jacob Louis for signing the FIRST EVER Letter of Intent to become a member of the McKendree College Bearcat Fishing Team.  Jacob earned the first fishing scholarship ever at PCHS.  Good Luck Jacob!  Go Make it Happen!


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Congrats to PCHS Angler Cale Jausel for earning a spot on the Greenville College Bass Fishing Team.  Good Luck Cale!

Wack ‘Em Good !!

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 2018 Summer Team Tournament Schedule


NOTE :  All team members MUST attend the team meetings on the Thursday before the tournaments.  Any angler not attending the meeting will not be guaranteed a spot in a boat at the Saturday tournament.   Failure to communicate with a coach will result in a forfeit for the tournament.  No exceptions. 

May 3, 2018 – IHSA Bass Fishing Sectionals – Rend Lake

May 5, 2018 – Team Derby Pinckneyville City Lake

May 17,18,19, 2018 – IHSA Bass Fishing State Championships – Carlyle Lake

June 9, 2018 – River to River Conference Tournament – Kinkaid Lake

June 16, 2018 – Team Derby – Kinkaid Lake

July 7, 2018 – Team Derby – Rend Lake

August 11, 2018 – Team Derby – Crab Orchard

September 22, 2018 – Hunting and Fishing Days High School Tournament  – Crab Orchard

~ For the River to River Conference Tournament , coaches will select anglers to compete.

Team standings will be based on an angler’s best 3 scores of the 4 tournament performances.
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2018 Inter-Team Points Race Standings 


Tournament History:

IHSA Sectional Champions ~ 2008-09, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015

State Tournament Qualifier ~ 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2016-2017, 2017-2018

IHSA State Tournament4th Place Finish  2008-2009,                                          2nd Place Finish 2013-2014,   1st Place Finish 2017-2018

IHSA Unified Division State Tournament ~ 1st Place Finish  2016


National Hunting and Fishing Days High School Bass Fishing Tournament Champions ~ 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017

Southern Illinois River to River Conference Tournament Champions ~ 2014, 2016, 

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Panther Anglers in the News!

National Hunting and Fishings Back 2 Back Champs!

PCHS Unified Fishing Team story makes national publication!

River to River Conference Champions!


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 PCHS Team Selection Criteria for IHSA Tournament Series



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