ConKids have three individual champs

MANHATTAN — Led by three individual champions, the Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had 17 wrestlers place in the top five at the Little Apple Classic.
Tristen Cuellar, 58 pounds, 6-and-under; Kameron Knox, 67 pounds, 8-and-under; and Wyatt Trost, 90 pounds, 10-and-under, captured individual titles.
Second-place finishers include:
Ian Ketterman, 88 pounds, 6-and-under; Eyann Zimmerman, 139 pounds, 10-and-under; and Carson McMillan, 81 pounds, 12-and-under.
Third-place finishers include:
Zane Cuellar, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Koby Knox, 49 pounds, 8-and-under; Braxtin Mason, 64 pounds, 8-and-under; Drew Brown, 73 pounds, 8-and-under; Shelby Giersch, 100 pounds, 10-and-under; Zachary Strait, 88 pounds, 12-and-under; and Tracer Workman, 125 pounds, 14-and-under.
Drew Sterrett, 46 pounds, 6-and-under, and Anthony Bieker, 100 pounds, 10-and-under, placed fourth.
Chris LaPolice, 40 pounds, 6-and-under, Justus Trost, 70 pounds, 6-and-under, placed fifth.
In the Hutchinson Tournament, Keyan Miller placed first in the 76-pound class in the 8-and-under division.
Zachary Strait captured first place in the 88-pound class in the 12-and-under division at the Jena Rieschick Memorial Tournament.

SPORTS

Panthers earn fourth straight trip to state

NICKERSON — The Concordia Panthers made a statement on their way to qualifying for the state baseball tournament for the fourth consecutive season. Top-seeded Concordia blasted second-seeded Nickerson 15-0 in four innings in the regional championship game on Thursday to... [More]

Tigers top Panthers in 4A regional

CHAPMAN — Top-seeded Clay Center knocked off Concordia 11-1 in the opening round of the Class 4A-Division II regional softball tournament on Tuesday.  Clay Center advances to the championship game, and will play the winner of the game between Chapman and Smoky Valley.... [More]

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NEWS

Courthouse 5-22-15

Criminal Annmarie Davis appeared May 19 for sentencing for Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of  Intoxicant and was sentenced to 11 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $1,000, the costs of the action, $158, a $250 Community Corrections... [More]

City receives favorable audit report

 During a routine meeting Wednesday evening, the Concordia City Commission heard a favorable report on the 2014 audit. Neil Phillips of Jarred, Gilmore & Phillips, PA, presented the audit and said the city is in compliance with all Kansas cash basis laws. There were... [More]

County: Jail general contractor in breach of contract

 Cloud County board of commissioners Monday voted unanimously to declare Zahner-Hansen guilty of substantial breach of the contract for construction of the new Cloud County Jail Facility.  Reasons stated for the action were: failing to provide a water-tight building,... [More]

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OPINIONS

In the Mean Time

  I read this cute story about a Mother Mouse. She was about to cross a path in the woods with her three babies. Just then, she noticed a cat crouched behind a bush just waiting to pounce. The cat stared without blinking straight at Mother Mouse and Mother Mouse stared right... [More]

Letter to the Editor 5-15-15

Dear Editor,  I have five sons who attended USD 333 and currently have 10 grandchildren in this system. So, if you ask me if I care about this school system I will tell you, “ABSOLUTELY.”  If you ask if I am concerned about the district, I will answer, “DEFINITELY.” ... [More]

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