JV tennis team is fourth

CHAPMAN — The Concordia High School junior varsity tennis team placed fourth in the North Central Kansas League Tournament on Monday.
Abilene won the tournament with 18 points. Chapman finished second with 15 points. Marysville also scored 15 points and finished third, and Concordia scored 12 points.
Concordia got first-place finishes from Duaine Otott and Izaiah Grogan in number one doubles and Bailey Kymer and Connor Reynolds in number two doubles.
Josh Timme, number one singles, and Ben Strommen, number two singles, each finished fourth for the Panthers.
Otott and Grogan lost 6-2 to Abilene. They defeated Chapman 6-2 and Marysville, 6-1.
Finishing in a three-way tie for first place, Otott and Grogan won a tiebreaker based on best winning percentage of games.
Kymer and Reynolds opened with a 6-5 (7-2) win over Abilene. They beat Chapman 6-3 and Marysville, 6-3.
Timme lost 6-0 to Abilene’s number one player. He was beaten 6-2 by Chapman’s number one and 6-2 by Marysville’s number one.
Strommen fell 6-1 to Abilene’s number two, 6-0 to Chapman’s number two and 6-2 to Marysville’s number two.
“We saw some good competition, and the guys played some very competitive matches today. The singles field was very strong, and neither Josh or Ben won a match, but I thought they played very well and really showed how much they have improved during the season. Both of the doubles teams played excellent today,” Concordia coach Steven Mitchell said.

SPORTS

T-Birds sweep Brown Mackie

 Racking up 28 runs, the Cloud County Community College softball team swept a home doubleheader from Brown Mackie College Tuesday.  Cloud County won the first game 19-2 in five innings, and shut out Brown Mackie 9-0 in the second game.  Brown Mackie took a 1-0... [More]

Four Concordia seniors to play in NCK All-Star games

 Four Concordia High School seniors have been selected to compete in the NCK All-Star boys' and girls' basketball games and volleyball match this weekend at Bryant Gymnasium, on the campus of Cloud County Community College.  Jace Coppoc and Chase Streeter will participate... [More]

More Sports

NEWS

CCCC receives $948,000 in grant funds

 Seven years after receiving a $984,000 grant from the Department of Energy, the Cloud County Community College board of trustees learned Tuesday night that money is finally in the bank.  The grant was used in 2008 to purchase two wind turbines that sit on the hill... [More]

Commission candidates address issues

 Candidates for Concordia city commission and Unified School District 333 board of education addressed issues during a forum sponsored by the Pros of Con at the Brown Grand Theatre Tuesday night.  Sam Sacco, Marty Tatum and Chuck Lambertz are vying for one open seat... [More]

County board presented petition opposing tower

County commissioners hear concerns of East Hills community members  Following a discussion with a group of homeowners from the East Hills community of  Concordia, Cloud County board of commissioners approved filing a request for an environmental review with the Federal... [More]

More News

OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Chief Joseph . . .    History has a lot of raw deals for decent people. One is that of Chief Joseph. When researching his history, one finds that there can be a few critics for his actions or words, which is true for almost anyone, even Christ. It sometimes seems as... [More]

In the Mean Time

  As you travel south on State Street and approach 17th Street, a sign warns you of an imminent DIP. The sign tells you of a depression in the pavement,” and has been placed there for your protection. Should one go through the intersection at a rate of speed inconsistent... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos