Cincinnati State clips T-Birds, 2-1

TYLER, Texas — Cloud County’s bid for a second title in three years ended with a 2-1 loss to Cincinnati State College in the second round of pool play at the NJCAA Division I Men’s National Championships.
The Thunderbirds, the 2011 nationals champions, went 0-2 in pool play and were knocked out of the tournament.
Cloud County lost 4-2 to San Jacinto-South on Monday.
Cincinnati State  (18-1-2) plays San Jacinto-South (19-1) in the final round of the pool play today. The winner advances to the semifinals on Friday.
In the other games played on Tuesday, Lewis & Clark (Ill.) College defeated Ranger (Texas) College 3-1, Eastern Florida State downed Burlington (N.J.) County 2-1 and CCBC-Essex (Md.) shut out ASA (N.Y.), 1-0.
Cloud County, which finished up 13-11, battled Cincinnati State to a scoreless draw in the first half.
The Surge took a 1-0 lead on an unassisted goal with 66:56 gone by in the match.
Cloud County scored less than two minutes later on an unassisted goal by Leonardo Catarina to tie the match at 1-1.
Cincinnati State needed less than a minute to reclaim the lead at 2-1 when Kevin Walker scored an unassisted goal.
The Surge shut out the T-Birds the rest of the way to secure the win.
Cloud County finished with eight shots in the match, four on goal.
Cincinnati State goalkeeper Ryan Hall had three saves.
The Surge had 15 shots, eight on goal.
Saul Gutierrez had six saves for Cloud County.

SPORTS

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

Gymnasts compete at nationals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Seven gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2016 AAU Gymnastics National Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports. There were 72 gymnasts from 22 gyms presenting the Missouri Valley District among the 1,539 total gymnasts... [More]

More Sports

NEWS

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

Concordia Terminal LLC board approves expansion

Determining there is a need for additional grain storage space, the Concordia Terminal LLC board of directors approved an $11 million expansion project during a meeting on Thursday afternoon. Concordia Terminal LLC, owned by Cloud County Co-op Elevator Association Inc., Central... [More]

Dedicated children to perform in Missoula Theatre play

 Sixty dedicated children from the north central Kansas area and even beyond have been busy every day this week learning the ins and outs of acting from instructors from the Missoula Children's Theatre, Missoula, Mont.  Results of their commitment and hard work can... [More]

More News

OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos