K of C slips past 16th Street Car Wash

   The Knights of Columbus used a three-run fourth inning to slip past 16th Street Car Wash 7-6 in Peewee Baseball play Friday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
 Trailing 5-4, the Knights of Columbus put up three runs on four hits in the top of the fourth inning to go up 7-5.
16th Street Car Wash scored one run in the bottom of the fifth inning to close the gap to 7-6, and had the tying run at third base when the final out was recorded.
 In the other games played Friday, Concordia Chevrolet/Buick defeated the American Legion 8-1 and the Lions downed Family Health Mart, 14-2.
 Trailing 2-1, the Knights of Columbus scored three runs on three hits in the top of the third inning to take a 4-2 lead.
16th Street Car Wash answered with three runs in the bottom of the third, and led 5-4.
 Three runs in the fourth inning gave the Lions the lead back at 7-5.
16th Street Car Wash pushed across a run in the fifth.
 Jacob Williams and Nathan Lawrence did the pitching for the Lions.
Rustyn Kindel and Ivon Owen pitched for 16th  Street Car Wash.
 Lawrence and Eli Steffen had two hits each for the Lions.
 Williams scored two runs.
 Carson Bellows had three hits and scored two runs for 16th Street Car Wash. Kindel had two hits and scored two runs and Oakley Champlin had two hits.
Chevrolet/Buick 8,
American Legion 1
 Pulling away over the final two innings, Concordia Chevrolet/Buick beat the American Legion.
 The American Legion grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning.
Scoring a run in the top of the second inning, Chevrolet/Buick tied the game at 1-1.
 Chevrolet/Buick added a run in the top of the third inning to go up 2-1.
Two runs in the fourth inning and four in the fifth gave Chevrolet/Buick an 8-1 advantage.
 Tryston Jochems shut out the American Legion over the final four innings.
 Kyler Caspers, Chance LeDuc and Robert Trost pitched for the American Legion.
 Wyatt Trost had three hits and scored two runs for Chevrolet/Buick.
 Jochems and Tim Peltier had two hits for Chevrolet/Buick.
 LeDuc had three hits for the American Legion.
Lions 14,
Family Health Mart 2
 Five players scored two or more runs each to lead the Lions to the win over Family Health Mart.
 Alex Bonebrake had two hits and scored three runs.
 Kyle Palmquist had three hits and scored two runs.
 Chase Parker, Taylor Gropp and Isaac Bombardier had two hits and scored two runs each.
 The Lions scored one run in the first inning, seven in the second and six in the third.
 Family Health Mart scored two runs in the third inning.
 Bonebrake was the winning pitcher for the Lions.
 Tristen Milligan, Koby Tyler and Shylan Koch-Tyler pitched for Family Health Mart.   


Jones, T-Birds blank Pratt

Freshman goalkeeper Calum Ellis Jones provided the play in net that allowed the 10th-ranked Cloud County Community College soccer to remain unbeaten by shutting out Pratt Community College 1-0 in a home match Wednesday afternoon. Jones recorded eight saves in the match, including... [More]

Thunderbirds fall to Saints

LIBERAL — Seward County moved to the top of the Jayhawk Conference Division I standings by defeating the Cloud County Thunderbirds in three close sets on Wednesday night. The Saints, now 21-9 overall, improved to 12-2 in the conference and a half a game ahead of Colby (11-2).... [More]

More Sports


KJCCC adopts changes to bylaws

Competing in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) has long been a challenge for Cloud County Community College because of funding limits. That challenge just got more difficult following a vote by the conference on Thursday to eliminate limits on the number... [More]

Courthouse 10-21-16

DISTRICT COURT Traffic All Subtypes Oct. 13-19 The following people received fines for Speeding: Gary W. Brown, Ashlyn Faith Dettwiler, Andrea M. Englehaupt, Michael J. Gatz, Brian L. Hinck, Eric W. Hudson, Patrick J. Johnson, Steven C. Kayton, Steven C. Kayton, Jayice D. Knitter,... [More]

For the record 10-21-16

Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 4:35 p.m., Oct. 20, that had occurred in the 100 block of West 6th involving a vehicle owned by Kenneth Palmquist, Concordia, and an unknown vehicle which left the scene. Investigation continues. Officers... [More]

More News


Letter to the Editor 10-14-16

Dear Editor,  Relay for Life 2016 in the books. Saturday October 8th, 2016 turned out to be a very beautiful Fall day. The day started out warm and cooled off as the survivors showed up to start off the 2016 Relay for Life survivor lap to start the festivities. Boy Scout... [More]

Prairie Pondering

 Taking our flag to a moral dry cleaning . . . Watching Trump reminds me of earlier days while trying to get more background in order to understand him. His mother was a native of Scotland–the northernmost part, cold, poverty everywhere, young women desperately trying... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos