CCCC has four qualify for nationals

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Cloud County Community College men's and women's track and field teams had four individuals qualify for the NJCAA Indoor Championships while competing in the Holiday Inn Invitational, hosted by the University of Nebraska, on Friday and Saturday.
Taylor Swanson broke the Cloud County school record in the women's pole vault by clearing 12-3. She placed third, and qualified for the national meet.
Tess Merrill, Nebraska, won the pole vault by clearing 12-9 1/2.
Tameca Wallace finished sixth in the women's unseeded long jump for Cloud County with a leap of 17-6.
Anna Linton earned a trip to nationals by throwing 43-10 in the shot put. She finished 10th.
Benard Keter ran 8:34.43 to finish 10th in the men's 3,000-meter run and qualify for nationals.
Shilo Goracke qualified for the national meet by turning in a time of 1:24.17 in the 600-meter run. He finished 11th.

SPORTS

T-Birds suffer loss to Cougars

GREAT BEND — Barton Community College downed the Cloud County Thunderbirds in four sets in the Jayhawk Conference Division I opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Cloud County dropped the first set of the match, 25-19. The T-Birds defeated the Cougars 25-18 in the second... [More]

T-Birds topple McCook in season opener

McCOOK, Neb. — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team opened its season by defeating McCook Community College in four sets on Monday. Cloud County won the opening set in the match, 25-21. McCook made it 1-1 with a 25-18 victory in the second set. Cloud County... [More]

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NEWS

Prairie Plowing Days schedule altered

An attempt to set a world record during Prairie Plowing Days has been put on hold because of the wet conditions. The original plan for the event was to have steam engine and prairie tractors plow a 160-acre field owned by Kurt Kocher, one of the Prairie Plow Days organizers along... [More]

Courthouse 8-26-16

District Court CRIMINAL Shayne Martin Smith appeared Aug. 25 and was found Guilty and convicted of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was sentenced to 90 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay the costs of the action, $158, attorney fees of $50 and a fine of $100... [More]

For the record 8-26-16

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Dwayne H. MacRae, 28, Miltonvale, at approximately 10 a.m., Aug. 24 in the 800 block of Washington on a Cloud County Warrant for three counts of Cruelty to Animals. MacRae was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Back to school memories . . .   It is heartwarming to read what several area groups are doing to provide necessary materials for schoolchildren. It brings memories of other much earlier preschool days when Mama and I went shopping together for my first ever school... [More]

Letter to the Editor 8-26-16

Dear Editor,  School has started and that means it is time for the annual Booster Club membership drive.   CHS Booster Club was organized to raise funds to support all activities and athletics of Concordia Junior Senior High School. USD 333 membership has several levels.... [More]

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