CCCC runner places fourth in NJCAA championships

INA, Ill. — Cloud County Community College freshman George Gathura earned first team All-America honors by placing fourth in the NJCAA Division I cross country championships on Saturday.
Gathura, Nairobi, Kenya, turned in a time of 25:47.50 in the meet hosted by Rend Lake Community College.
Cloud County finished 28th as a team with 731 points.
Central Arizona College won the meet with 51 points. Spartanburg Methodist was second with 104 and Paradise Valley was third with 138.
The Cloud County women placed 32nd with 829 points.
Iowa Central Community College captured the team title with 40 points. Central Arizona was second with 145 and South Plains was third with 156.
The Cloud County men had Jimmy Phitts Rodriguez finish 165th in 29:22.80.
Sanjay Pantry ran 30:20.30 to place 224th for the T-Birds.
Desi Thomas finished 225th in 30:26.60.
Zach Earhart was 269th in 32:45.80 and Phillip Alcorn was 284th in 36:29.40. Stenley Kebenei, Iowa Central, was the men’s individual champion with a time of 25:02.60.
The Cloud County women were led by sophomore Vanessa Resh. She was 116th with a time of 21:04.70.
Kaitlyn Orr ran 21:50.90 to place 176th.
Roxanne Tyrell crossed in 196th place in 22:07.60.
Page Reed, a freshman from Concordia, finished 224th in 22:48.60.
Alani Dodd was 257th in 23:35.40 and Kendra Alcorn was 288th in 25:50.10.
Darroneshia Lott, South Plains, won the race with a time of 17:48.40.

SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

thumb

 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

More Sports

NEWS

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

For the record 4-16-14

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Mark Fraser, Concordia, April 15, charging him with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft and Trespassing. Fraser was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Eric Johnson, Concordia, April 15, charging... [More]

Heart Choices banquet is May 1 at Motherhouse

The Annual Heart Choices Spring Banquet will be May 1 at the Nazareth Motherhouse, 13th and Washington, in Concordia. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the meal will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a program which will highlight activities and events that have taken place throughout... [More]

More News

OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos