Hake finishes second at Beloit Invitational

BELOIT — The Concordia High School wrestling team had just one competitor, Drake Hake, place in the Beloit Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
Hake went 3-1 to finish second in the 138-pound class.
Concordia finished in a tie with Hill City for 14th place in the 20-team tournament with 34 points.
Plainville captured the team title with 176.5 points. Colby was second with 165 and Marysville was third with 145.
Hake, who was unbeaten going into the tournament, won his first three matches before falling 5-1 to James Landoll, Marysville, in the championship match.
After pinning Tristan Houser, Plainville, in 1:29 in the opening round, Hake stuck Christian Swahlen, DeSoto, in 1:40 in the quarterfinals.
Hake then beat Macen Shull, Colby, 3-1 in the semifinals before losing to Landoll.
Gage Canfield, 120, and Kyle Marks, 220, picked up two wins each for Concordia.
Canfield pinned Hunter DeMars, Clay Center, in the opening round. He lost an 11-4 major decision to Adam Pelfrey, Blue Valley Southwest.
In the consolation bracket, Canfield pinned Lance Hall, Osborne, in 56 seconds. He was then pinned by Josiah Endreshak, Salina South.
Marks pinned Casey Hilton, Marysville in the opening round. He lost by fall to Channing Fortin, Oberlin, in the quarterfinals, and then beat Lody Black, Clay Center, 5-2 before falling 5-2 to Gage Clark, Chanute.
Brentin Edwards, 106; Isaac Sprague, 126; Lance Collins, 132; Keenan Edwards, 145; Shea Crum, 170; and Zak Romo, 285, each went 0-2 in the tournament.
Concordia will host its dual tournament on Friday and Saturday.

SPORTS

Former CCCC coach remembered

 Last week, Cloud County Community College lost one of a kind with the death of its first head basketball coach Larry Forsythe.  Forsythe coached the Thunderbirds from 1966 through 1975, compiling a record of 167 wins and  99 losses. His teams never finished lower... [More]

Garden City hands CCCC 3-1 defeat

GARDEN CITY — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team opened the Jayhawk Conference Western Division season with a 3-1 loss to Garden City Community College. Garden City rolled to a 25-15 victory in the first set of the match. Cloud County, now 3-2 overall, evened... [More]

More Sports

NEWS

Concordia man arrested for attempted murder

 Officers arrested a 27-year-old Concordia man Thursday evening, charging him with attempted second degree murder.  According to Cloud County Attorney Rob Walsh, Jesus Reyes was arrested after an investigation into life-threatening injuries sustained by a 16-month-old... [More]

Courthouse 8-29-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Joseph Leroy Tholstrup appeared Aug. 28 and was found Guilty and Convicted of Disorderly Conduct. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail, ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, attorney fees of $100 and a fine of $200 by Sept. 3.... [More]

For the record 8-29-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 6:28 p.m., Thursday, Medic-2 went to Cloud County Health Center for a long distance transfer of an 18-month-old to Salina Regional Health Center. At 1:42 a.m., Friday, Medic-5 went to the 1800 block of Broadway and transported a 53-year-old male to Cloud... [More]

More News

OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Talking about THINGS . . .    Jo Reed, the Salina Journal Jo Reed, recently wrote thoughts related to those uppermost in my mind for lo, these many years.  If we were acquainted, I would try to persuade her to come stay all day, so we could interrupt each other... [More]

Letter to the Editor 8-26-14

Dear Editor,   Another Relay for Life has come and gone.  It was in hopes that the time change this year was going to be a good thing, but with the weather conditions turning from lightning and then rain it was an evening that was cut short.  The Relay Committee... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos