Cloud County's Benard 13th at JK Gold Classic

AUGUSTA — Freshman Keter Benard recorded a 13th-place finish to pace the Cloud County Community College men’s cross country team in the JK Gold Classic hosted by Wichita State University on Saturday.
Benard, Eldoret, Kenya, turned in a time of 19:52.80 in his season debut on the 6K course.
Chris Burnett, Wichita State, won the race in 18:37.50.
Quinton Isaacson, a freshman from Scandia, ran 23:21.70 to finsh 57th for Cloud County.
Freshman Hunter Hosler, Valley Falls, finished 61st in 23:58.30.
Shilo Goracke, a sophomore from Hope, crossed in 64th place in 24:05.30.
Brandon Mechels, a freshman from Manhattan, had a time of 25:13.70 to finish 70th.
Freshman Jesse Neilson, Mankato, was 77th in 28:49.80.
The Cloud County women were led by Katie Lambert, a freshman from Concordia, who placed 49th with a time of 17:12.89 on the 4K course.
Sophomore Kendra Alcorn, Mankato, placed 67th in 19:34.46.
Valentine Kitur, a freshman from Nairobi, Kenya, finished 71st in 20:55.83.
Allyne Purdy, a freshman from Salina, was 72nd in 21:00.87.
Sophomore Brianna Wickersham, Belleville, placed 75th in 22:32.53.
Laura Galvan, Kansas State University, won the race in 13:49.72.


Trobee leads T-Birds to rout of Brown Mackie

SALINA – Kylie Trobee scored three runs and drove in four in the Cloud County Community College softball team's 18-0 win over Brown Mackie here yesterday. The win completed a doubleheader sweep; the T-Birds won game one 13-0. Cloud County got started early in the finale... [More]

Panther golfers third at Abilene

ABILENE – The Concordia High School golf team led by Grant Holmes finished third in the Abilene Invitational on Tuesday. The Panthers finished with a team score of 336 and finished behind Wamego (322) and Abilene (327). Holmes shot 81 and finished in sixth place. Marcus... [More]

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For the record 4-23-14

Police Dept. Report Damage to property—Darci J. Elliott, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 7:35 a.m., April 22. Damage occurred sometime in the last 48 hours in the 400 block of West 16th St. Fire Dept./EMS Report At 9:12 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the... [More]

Sutton's love of theatre planted and grew at CCCC


By Sharon Coy Blade Staff Writer  When Susan Sutton, Cloud County Community College Dean of Humanities, was a student at CCCC a seed for her love of the theatre was planted.  Although she had never taken part in plays in high school and her only drama experience had... [More]

Susan Sutton Day is Friday

 Whereas, Cloud County Community College, The Brown Grand Theatre, the National Orphan Train Complex and many other organizations and causes have benefited immeasurably from the dedication and skill of Susan Sutton; and Whereas, Susan Sutton has for 39 years enlivened the... [More]

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Letter to the Editor 4-18-14

Dear Editor,   Questions that need answers? 1. Why should we sign up for the Special Civility Pledge? 2. Isn't the “Bill of Rights” still acceptable?        3. Aren't the Ten Commandments still taught? 4. What happened to the... [More]

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