Grand Prairie Seminary was a member of the IHSA and competed in sports and other extra-curricular activities. Onarga
offered basketball, baseball, football, and track & field. School team nickname, school team colors, and school fight
song are all needed. Also coach's names and information on the better teams in the school's history are
being sought. The only sport that is listed on the IHSA website is boys track.
Boys Track & Field
One year proved a success for the Grand Prairie Seminary track team. It was the only year that the IHSA offered
a "C" Track Meet which was apparently for private schools. One athlete with the last name of Wand brought
home second place finishes in the shot put and discus, placing his team SIXTH overall in the "C" Team Competition. Note
the schools that OGPS competed against, two were from states other than Illinois!!
1915-16C Team Finished SIXTH in STATE MEET Competition!!
?? Wand Shot Put
Final Team Standings - State "C" Track Meet
Evanston (E. Academy) 48
Lake Forest (L.F. Academy) 25
Brazil, Ind. 25
Chicago (Morgan Park Academy) 18
5.) Chicago (Lewis Institute)
6.) Onarga Grand Prairie Seminary 6
7.) St. Joseph, Mich.