Freshman girls lose

Holton defeated the Concordia freshman girls’ basketball team 48-14 on Saturday.
Concordia trailed 12-1 after one quarter of play.
Holton outscored the Panthers 12-2 in the second period to go up 24-3 at halftime.
The Wildcats added 12 points in the third quarter, to six for Concordia, and led 36-9.
Holton scored 12 points in the final period to five for the Panthers.
Karlie Blochlinger and Hunter Mendenhall scored four points each for Concordia.

SPORTS

Beloit squeezes out pair of wins over Blues

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NEWS

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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In the Mean Time

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