Holmes signs with Fort Hays State

 Concordia High School senior Grant Holmes, a three-time All-North Central Kansas League selection, signed to play basketball at Fort Hays State University on Wednesday.
Holmes ranks third all-time in scoring for Concordia with 1,000 points. He ranked second in the NCKL in scoring his senior year (15.7), and averaged 6.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.4 steals for a team that finished 15-7. He was named second team Class 4A All-State.
A 6-4 guard, Holmes led the League in scoring (18.0) as a junior, and averaged 5.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.7 steals per contest. He was a unanimous all-league selection, and received all-state recognition.
Holmes averaged 13.4 points per game his freshman year to rank second in the NCKL. He shot a league-best 45.6 percent from three-point range on his way to earning all-league honors.

SPORTS

Funk Pharmacy suffers 16-4 defeat

Rolling Hills, Belleville, defeated Funk Pharmacy 16-4 in Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball play Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Funk Pharmacy trailed 4-2 after one inning of play. Four runs in the top of the second inning gave Rolling Hills an 8-2 advantage.... [More]

CNB splits with Republic County

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HARVEST IS HEATING UP

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Courthouse 6-22-16

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Trade Wind plans Cloud County project

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Prairie Pondering

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Letter to the Editor 5-27-16

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