Kids wrestlers place in two tournaments
The Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had wrestlers competing in two separate tournaments over the weekend.
Led by five individual champions, Concordia had 13 wrestlers place in the top four at the Wamego Tournament.
Individual champions include:
Drew Sterrett, 52 pounds, 6-and-under; Trenton McMillan, 52 pounds, 8-and-under; Koby Koch, 55 pounds, 8-and-under; Dustin Sterrett, 58 pounds, 8-and-under; and Phoenix Vansant, 90 pounds, 10-and-under.
Second-place finishers include:
Dan Kuder, 37 pounds, 6-and-under; Rush LeDuc, 46 pounds, 6-and-under; Dylan Thoman, 82 pounds, 8-and-under; and Shaylan Koch, 100 pounds, 14-and-under.
Jakub Brooks, 46 pounds, 6-and-under, placed third.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Jaxon Brooks, 61 pounds, 8-and-under; Carson McMillan, 88 pounds, 12-and-under; and Peyton Burross, 105 pounds, 12-and-under.
Concordia had seven wrestlers place in the top five at the Battle of the Belt Tournament in Maize.
Hunter Schroeder, 95 pounds, 10-and-under, placed first.
Wyatt Trost, 100 pounds, 12-and-under, and Zach Strait, 100 pounds, 14-and-under, placed third.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Carter Eakins, 52 pounds, 6-and-under; Zane Reed, 85 pounds, 10-and-under; and Blake Leiszler, 85 pounds, 14-and-under.
Ian Ketterman, heavyweight, 8-and-under, placed fifth.
Cloud County’s bid to open Jayhawk Conference play with a home win over unbeaten Independence Community College ran afoul. The Thunderbirds were whistled for 29 fouls, and the Pirates shot 30 more free throws on its way to an 84-73 victory Monday night in Bryant... [More]
Kicking off conference play more than a month earlier than they have in past years, the Cloud County Thunderbirds outscored Independence Community College 17-6 over the final 5:31 to lock up a 77-65 victory Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. With the Jayhawk Conference combining... [More]
The Cloud County Community College Board of Trustees unanimously voted to keep the men's soccer program during Monday's special meeting, as well as renewing the contract of men's head soccer coach, James Ross. The board also authorized Dr. Danette Toone, president of the college,... [More]
The Cloud County Board of Commissioners, including Bill Czapanskiy, Gary Caspers and Gail Engle, along with County Clerk, Shella Thoman, met Monday morning. The cold, wet and snowy conditions may have contributed to the lack of news reported during the meeting. Brian Marks,... [More]
Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated a vehicle-deer accident at 7:40 p.m., Nov. 25, in the 1400 block of East 11th Street. A vehicle driven by Bonnie J. Trost, Concordia, struck a deer at that location. Officers investigated an accident at 8:30 p.m., Nov.... [More]
Dear Editor, Subject: Syria-ously Tim Huelskamp finally arrived in Salina Nov. 23rd, after town-hauling it all over West-Central smaller towns. Speculation was, he didn’t want to face more critical questions likely in more populous areas. Turns out,... [More]
Dear Editor, On November 30, 2015, the Board of Trustees (BOT) at Cloud County Community College (CCCC) presumably will decide whether (1) to deactivate the men's soccer program and initiate men's wrestling at CCCC or (2) to let the athletic program remain as it is... [More]