Eighth grade boys tumble to Abilene

ABILENE — The Concordia eighth grade boys' basketball team lost 46-27 to Abilene on Thursday.
Concordia led the game 7-6 after one quarter of play.
Abilene limited the Panthers to five points in the second period, and scored 14 to go up 20-12.
Concordia outscored Abilene 11-10 in the third quarter to close the gap to 30-23.
Abilene pumped in 16 points in the final period to four for the Panthers.
Garrett Lawrence scored nine points for Concordia.
Brent Beaumont added seven points for the Panthers.
The Concordia B-team lost 43-27 to Abilene.
Concordia led 16-15 at halftime.
Abilene poured in 28 points in the second half, and limited the Panthers to 11 points.
Phillip Lanoue scored six points for  Concordia. Austin Higbee finished with five points.

SPORTS

CNB edges Hoisington, advances to state title game

LUCAS — Citizens National Bank advanced to the championship game of the 64th Annual K-18 Baseball State Tournament by slipping past Hoisington 10-8 in the semifinals on Sunday night. The fourth seed out of the East Regional, Citizens National Bank downed Phillipsburg 13-1... [More]

Blues clip Hawks to stay alive in zone tournament

LINCOLN — The Concordia Blues outslugged the Tri-County Hawks 12-8 Monday night to stay alive in the Class AA  American Legion Baseball Zone Tournament.  Concordia opened the double-elimination tournament with a 5-4 win over Smith Center. The Blues lost 9-1 to... [More]

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For the record 7-28-15

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers responded to the 300 block of East 1st at 8 p.m., July 27, and upon investigation arrested Jason Carter, 38, Concordia, on three counts of Domestic Battery, Criminal Damage to Property and Violation of a Protection Order. He was transported... [More]

County awards Get in the Cloud funds

 The Cloud County Board of Commissioners today approved the slate of awardees for the Get in the Cloud, Cloud County Small Business Grant program.  Earlier this year, the Cloud County Commissioners renewed funds for the Get in the Cloud Small Business Grant Program... [More]

For the record 7-27-15

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 8:05 a.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to the 1100 block of West 11th and transported an 86-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center. At 9:48 a.m., Saturday, Medic-5, Rescue-1 responded to the 1300 block of Lincoln for a gas spill. At 10:02... [More]

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Prairie Pondering

Keeping watch . . . Off and on, for years, I have realized that the reasons we average citizens (anyhow a lot of us) know so little about our government is that we don't care. If we did, we'd read, inquire, seek  out one heck of a lot of information available to us.  A... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-24-15

Dear Editor,  I am writing to recognize all the mothers in Cloud County who choose to breastfeed their babies and the employers who support breastfeeding at work.   August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week and this year's theme is “Beastfeeding and Work–Let's... [More]

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