Concordia gymnasts win all-around titles

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two gymnasts from the Concordia Gymnastic Center captured all-around titles in the Missouri Valley District division of the AAU Gymnastic National Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World resort.
Karody Kadel, Beloit, won the all-around in the Level 3 Age 8 divsion with a score of 38.05.
Sierra Gropp, Concordia, finished with a score of 36.8 to claim the all-around title in the Level 5 Age 10 division. It was her second straight national championship.
The Concordia Gymnastic Center had six gymnasts competing in the meet. There were 108 gymnasts in the Missouri Valley District.
Kadel’s scores and placings in each event include: Vault, 9.575, fifth; bars, 9.5, tied fourth; beam, 9.475, first; and floor exercise, 9.5, fifth.
Gropp’s scores and placings include: Vault, 9.05, second; bars, 9.375, first; beam, 9.1, tied fourth; floor exercise, 9.275, second.
Alison Snyder, Concordia, placed second in the all-around in the Level 4 Age 8 division with a score of 37.4. Her scores and placings include: Vault, 9.24, fourth; bars, 9.275, second; beam, 9.45, third; floor exercise, 9.425, fourth.
Jada Zollinger, Belleville, finished fourth in the all-around in Level 3 Age 8 with a score of 37.175. Her scores and placings include: Vault, 9.7, tied first; bars, 9.0, 15th; beam, 9.225, eighth; floor exercise, 9.25, sixth.
Jackie Hinzman, Concordia, scored 36.775 to place ninth in the all-around in Level 3 Age 8. Her scores and placings include: Vault, 9.475, fourth; bars, 8.8, 19th; beam, 9.025, 15th; floor exercse, 9.475, second.
Derica Reed, Clyde, was 11th in the all-around in the Level 4 Age 10 with a score of 35.55.  Her scores and placings include: Vault, 9.125, tied eighth; bars, 8.65, 11th; beam, 8.65, 16th; floor exercise, 9.125, eighth.
The gymnasts are coached by Kendra Krier and Traci Snyder.

SPORTS

CNB clips Norton 2-1 in K-18 state title game

LUCAS — Scratching out just enough runs to back a solid pitching performance by Cole Larsen, Concordia Citizens National Bank clipped Norton 2-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball State Tournament Tuesday night. Larsen gave up just one run on four hits, struck... [More]

Blues cruise into Class AA state tournament

LINCOLN — Outscoring its opponents in the semifinal game and championship game by a combined 20-1, the Concordia Blues qualified for the Kansas American Legion Baseball Class AA State Tournament. Concordia shut out Lincoln 11-0 in the semifinal game of the Class AA Zone... [More]

More Sports

NEWS

CCCC board approves publishing budget

 The Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved publishing the 2014-2015 budget Tuesday night, leaving the mill levy unchanged.  Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, recommended the board maintain the operational mill levy at 25.694... [More]

For the record 7-30-14

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of West 8th at approximately 8:15 p.m., July 28 and arrested William Strommen, 19, Concordia, charging him with Criminal Damage to Property, Domestic Related and Criminal Threat. He was... [More]

Get in the Cloud grants awarded

 The Cloud County board of commissioners approved awarding $129,500 Monday for the Get in the Cloud Small Business Grant program.  Earlier this year, the commissioners established the Get in the Cloud grant program, which is for businesses with 50 or fewer employees.... [More]

More News

OPINIONS

In the mean time

 Last week's rerun of GOD'S WINGS started a series of meditations for me. One of the most difficult was my seeking to answer the question, Would I be willing to lay down my life for another? When the chips were down, would I, like the mother bird, remain steadfast or would... [More]

Voters should be informed

In today’s fast-paced society, we’re often “too busy” to inquire and learn about different political points of view.  Those who vote need to familiarize themselves with the positions of every candidate.  Too often, we simply vote along party... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos