Junior HIgh wrestlers win two duals
SALINA — Concordia won two of three duals in a junior high wrestling quadrangular on Saturday.
The Panthers posted a 60-30 win over Chapman, and got past Hays, 54-48.
Lakewood Middle School defeated Concordia, 54-36.
Concordia had four wrestlers win all three matches, including Blake Leiszler, 80 pounds; Cole Larsen, 105 pounds, Tracer Workman, 120 pounds; and Brent Beaumont, 165 pounds.
Alec Ngo, 75 pounds; Blaze Payeur, 141 pounds; and Baley Kindel, 180 pounds, were 2-1 for the Panthers.
Kyler Caspers, 90 pounds; Rope Dorman, 115 pounds; Braden Brownell, 138 pounds; Payten Reed, 148 pounds; and Isai Duenas, 265 pounds, were 1-2.
Billy Bechard, 110 pounds, was 0-3.
“I thought we wrestled quite well against Chapman and Hays. We then had an hour and a half layoff before wrestling Lakewood. I don’t think the sitting around did us any good. We have to wrestle Lakewood again on Tuesday, and I hope we can do a better job,” Concordia coach Doug Moore said.
In junior varsity matches, Davin Strait, 105 pounds, was 2-0 for Concordia.
Keaton Rudolph was 3-1 in the 115-pound class.
Nathan Robinson, 110, and Russell VandenBroeder, 265, were 0-2.
Tristen Leiszler, who ranked fourth all-time in scoring in Concordia High School girls' basketball history, has signed to play at Tabor College. A 5-6 guard, Leiszler has scored 1,004 career points. Leiszler is averaging 17.3 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists and... [More]
GREAT BEND — With her team struggling to shake the Cloud County Thunderbirds, Phikala Anthony took control. Anthony outscored Cloud County 13-5 to extend a two-point lead to an 85-75 cushion, and the Barton Community College Cougars pulled out an 86-75 Jayhawk Conference... [More]
- Rematch looms after Cougars down T-Birds, 78-69
- CCCC pulls out 6-5 win over Grizzlies
- T-Birds pound out 15-2 win over Hesston
- Tigers top CHS JV
- CCCC men, women place third
- Panthers tumble in league tournament
- Holmes breaks scoring record, but Panthers fall, 76-64
- Panthers slip past Red Raiders, 54-52
At the quarterly intergovernmental meeting in Clyde Wednesday night, Cloud County Commissioner Bill Czapanskiy told those in attendance that problems continue to plague the new law enforcement center and jail. Since the jail’s completion in March 2014, there have... [More]
District Court CIVIL Filed: Kansas Department for Children and Families received a judgment of $3,746 plus interest and costs from Laura A. Hittle, Concordia. LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $3,196.47 plus interest and costs from... [More]
The Cloud County Community College board of trustees accepted a feasibility study Tuesday night, paving the way to move forward with fundraising for a new multipurpose facility on the Concordia campus. Since September 2014, Carlton & Company has been conducting... [More]
Nothing more to say . . . Sometimes an obituary can become almost poetic, perhaps and especially if the paper is back home country - “Scott served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1965. He was a member of the Baptist Church, a hard worker, a green thumb genius... [More]
Dear Editor, The letter written by David Norlin that appeared in the February 24th edition of the Blade-Empire is yet another example of anti-gun rhetoric espoused by individuals who have a far left political viewpoint. I think Professor Norlin should have followed his... [More]