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

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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NEWS

City set to revise animal codes

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The city of Concordia's restrictions on specific breeds of dogs – as well as other types of animals – will soon go by the wayside. The ordinance to completely revise the city's animal codes was tabled at Wednesday night's... [More]

Courthouse 4-17-14

District Court CIVIL Settled:  In the case of Jessica Sherwood vs. A. Retta Waite, Concordia, judgment was entered in favor of the Defendant. Waite received judgment of $2,773.84 for rental property she owned. Costs of $109.80 were assessed to Sherwood. Judgment shall bear... [More]

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

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