CJHS runners compete in SES Invitaional

GYPSUM — Four Concordia runners finished in the top 20 in the eighth grade girls’ division of the Southeast of Saline Invitational junior high cross country meet Tuesday.
Nicole Timme placed sixth for Concordia with a time of 14:16.17 on the 3,200-meter course.
Britney Gilkeson ran 14:39.22 to finish ninth.
Brittney Kennedy was 13th in 15:32.41.
Briana Kennedy crossed in 17th place in 16:02.57.
Tabetha Deines, Salina South Middle School, won the race in 13:24.44.
The Concordia seventh-grade girls had Cierra Kennedy finish eighth in 6:27.43 on the 1,600-meter course.
Callahan Figgs placed 11th in 6:34.70.
Tori Marsh was 31st in 7:47.27.
Desiree Hemenway finished 41st in 8:25.60.
Erin Topham, Berean Academy, was the individual champion with a time of 5:56.15.
Concordia’s Kyler Caspers placed 25th in the eighth grade boys’ race in 14:06.71.
Tyler Olmsted, Lakewood, took first in 12:03.48.
Andrew Mason finished 44th for Concordia in the seventh grade boys’ race in 8:39.91.
Jama Gleue, Republic County, won the race in 5:55.98.

SPORTS

Local gymnasts compete

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Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

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County board approves hauling contract

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Courthouse 8-26-14

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For the record 8-26-14

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers responded to the 2200 block of Campus Drive at 6:20 p.m., Aug. 25, and upon investigation arrested Henrique Farias de Lima Rosa, 22, of Brazil for Criminal Damage to Property and Discharge of a BB Gun within city limits. He was cited... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-26-14

Dear Editor,   Another Relay for Life has come and gone.  It was in hopes that the time change this year was going to be a good thing, but with the weather conditions turning from lightning and then rain it was an evening that was cut short.  The Relay Committee... [More]

Prairie Pondering

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