Eight grade tops Riley County

RILEY — Ian Nordell scored 24 points to lead the Concordia eighth grade boys’ basketball team to a 36-23 win over Riley County on Monday.
Concordia had a slim 8-6 lead after one quarter of play.
The Panthers outscored Riley County 8-6 again in the second stanza to go up 16-12 at halftime.
Nordell scored eight of Concordia’s 12 points in the third period, and the Panthers limited Riley County to four points to make it a 28-16 game.
Concordia added eight points in the final period to seven for Riley County.
Blaze Payeur chipped in six points for the Panthers.
The Concordia B-team was beaten 28-20 by Riley County.
Concordia trailed 18-8 at halftime.
The Panthers scored 12 points in the second half to 10 for Riley County.
Jager Sieben scored nine points for Concordia. Davin Strait added five points.

SPORTS

Panthers drop pair of league games to Wamego

WAMEGO — Concordia's reign atop the North Central Kansas League is in jeopardy after suffering a pair of losses to Wamego on Thursday. The Panthers, who have won five straight baseball league titles, fell 6-5 and 6-0 to the Red Raiders, and are now 0-2 in league play. “Right... [More]

Rimrodt places second in singles

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 Concordia's Marcel Rimrodt placed second in number one singles in the tennis quadrangular the Panthers hosted on Thursday. Rimrodt suffered his only loss 8-6 to Gabe Johnson, Abilene, in the opening round. He then shut out Jacob Drey, Marysville, 8-0 and Paul Meyer, St.... [More]

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NEWS

Volunteers create mosaic for new playground

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Medical Director of the Year

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Cloud County Health Center Chief of Staff Dr. Justin Poore (left) was recently awarded the Kansas Emergency Medical Technicians Association's Medical Director of the Year award. This award honors special accomplishments, innovations, fresh ideas and significant contributions... [More]

For the record 4-18-14

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OPINIONS

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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