Eighth grade wins

Billy Bechard and Garrett Lawrence combined for 30 points to lead the Concordia eighth grade boys' basketball team to a 40-27 home win over Chapman on Thursday.
Bechard led the way with 19 points.
Lawrence finished with 11 points for the Panthers.
Isaac Mehl added six points for Concordia.
Concordia got out to a 10-7 lead on Chapman.
The Panthers poured in 18 points in the second period, and gave up just six, to make it a 28-13 game at halftime.
Chapman limited Concordia to two points in the third quarter, and scored eight to close the gap to 30-21.
The Panthers added 10 points in the final period to six for Chapman.
The Concordia B-team lost 28-25 to Chapman.
Chapman led the game 16-10 at halftime.
Concordia scored 15 points in the second half to 12 for Chapman.
Trevor McDaniel led Concordia with six points.
Keaton Rudolph and Corey Joyner scored four points each.

SPORTS

Blues bounce Beloit 14-4 in zone tournament

LINCOLN — The Concordia Blues rolled past Beloit 14-4 in the opening round of the American Legion Baseball Class AA Zone 3 Tournament Thursday night. Concordia (24-5) will play Lincoln in the second round at 3 p.m. today. Lincoln (8-11) defeated Smith Center (14-11) in... [More]

CNB avenges lone loss, wins East Regional

OSBORNE — Avenging its only loss of the season, Citizens National Bank thumped Washington County 9-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball East Regional on Saturday night. Washington County had beaten Citizens National Bank in the title game of the league tournament... [More]

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NEWS

Courthouse 7-25-14

District Court CRIMINAL Ty Bobby Kolterman appeared July 24 and was found Guilty and convicted of Disorderly Conduct. He was ordered to pay a fine of $50 and costs of the action, $158 forthwith. Catherine A. Hand appeared July 24 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Driver's... [More]

For the record 7-25-14

Police Dept. Report Theft—Short Stop reported on July 24 a Theft of Fuel that occurred in the 1900 block of Lincoln. Investigation continues.

For the record 7-24-14

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OPINIONS

Voters should be informed

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In the mean time

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