Concordia Kids Wrestling Club has 20 place

MINNEAPOLIS — The Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had 20 wrestlers place in the top five at the Ottawa County Novice Tournament on Saturday.
Concordia wrestlers capturing individual championships include:
Dan Kuder, 37 pounds, 6-and-under; Tierney Breault, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; and Davin Benfer, 64 pounds,  8-and-under.
Second-place finishers include:
Ayden Krier, 37 pounds, 6-and-under; Rush LeDuc, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Trent Baker, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Deekon Holbert, 46 pounds, 6-and-under; Jaxon Brooks, 61 pounds, 8-and-under; Gunnar Hale, 110 pounds, 8-and-under; Treyton Gropp, 73 pounds, 10-and-under; and Drew Benfer, 95 pounds, 10-and-under.
Third-place finishers include:
Ayden Nutsch, 37 pounds, 6-and-under; Jakub Brooks, 46 pounds, 6-and-under; Kohl Newlin, 52 pounds, 6-and-under; Desyn James, 64 pounds, 8-and-under; and Marty Smith, 61 pounds, 10-and-under.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Danner Benfer, 52 pounds, 6-and-under; Nicholas Vignery, 70 pounds, 10-and-under; and Aaron Thornton, 110 pounds, 10-and-under.
Lily Ramirez, 58 pounds, 6-and-under, placed fifth.
The Concordia club had nine wrestlers place in the top six at the Salina Tournament of Champions.
Hunter Schroeder, 73 pounds, 10-and-under, claimed a first-place finish.
Carter Eakins, 52 pounds, 6-and-under, and Zach Strait, 100 pounds, 14-and-under, placed second.
Tracer Murdock, heavyweight, 6-and-under, and Braxtin Mason, 73 pounds, 8-and-under, finished third.
Blake Leiszler, 85 pounds, 14-and-under, finished fifth.
Tristan Allsman, heavyweight, 6-and-under; Shelby Giersch, 110 pounds, 10-and-under; and Wyatt Trost, 100 pounds, 12-and-under, finished sixth.

SPORTS

CCCC falls to Saints

LIBERAL — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team suffered a 3-1 defeat to Seward County in the regular season finale. Cloud County, 18-8 overall, finished 10-6 and in a three-way tie for third place in the Jayhawk Conference Western with Pratt and Seward County.... [More]

T-Birds pull out win

thumb

 Converting on all five penalty kicks, and getting one save by goalkeeper Jesus Calderon, the Cloud County Thunderbirds escaped with a 5-4 victory over Pratt Community College in the opening round of the Region 6 Men's Soccer Playoffs Thursday afternoon at the Thunderbird... [More]

More Sports

NEWS

Courthouse 10-31-14

CIVIL Filed: BOKE, NA National Banking Association seeks a judgment of $34,126.86 plus interest from Billie Jean Rowland et al, Clyde. LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Discover Bank received a judgment of $1,373 and costs from Travis Schmidt, Concordia Central National Bank received... [More]

For the record 10-30-14

Police Dept. Report Theft—Alfredo Perez Jr., Concordia, reported a Theft at 10:25 p.m., Oct. 29, which had occurred in the 800 block of Russ Street. Investigation continues. Short Stop reported a Theft at 9:10 a.m. which had occurred in the 1000 block of Lincoln. Under... [More]

CCCC looks to curb loan defaults

In an effort to curb the number of student loan defaults, the Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved entering into a $29,140 contract for default management services Tuesday night. Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, told the board the college... [More]

More News

OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Ebola . . . still waiting for a cure  A major part of the world is aware and concerned about Ebola and its possible spread. Africa, the potentially rich but historically mistreated continent, seems most vulnerable.  For what they are worth, points listed with Google... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “An unjust king asked a holy man, What is more excellent than prayer?'   The holy man said, 'For you to remain asleep till midday, that for this one interval you may not afflict mankind.' ”  It may seem strange but I'm beginning to believe that... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos