Marysville upends eighth grade

Marysville slipped past the Concordia eighth grade boys’ basketball team 38-36 Monday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium.
The game was tied at 6-6 after one quarter of play.
Marysville scored 10 points in the second stanza, and limited Concordia to six points, to take a 16-12 halftime advantage.
Concordia was outscored 16-13 in the third quarter, and trailed 32-25.
The Panthers gave up just six points in the final period, and scored 11, to close the gap to two points.
Cole Larsen hit four three-point shots in scoring 17 points for Concordia.
Ian Nordell added 14 points for the Panthers.
Marysville defeated the Concordia B-team, 34-20.
Concordia was down 20-9 at halftime.
Marysville scored 14 points in the second half to 11 for the Panthers.
Davin Strait had five points for Concordia.
Dalton Snyder, Ben Peltier and Jager Sieben had three points each.

SPORTS

Four Panthers receive state recognition

 Four members of the Concordia High School football team have received all-state recognition.  Running back Drake Hake was named first team Class 4A-Division II All-State by the VarsityKansas.com and first team Class 4A All-State by the Topeka Capital Journal. A 5-7,... [More]

Panthers open league play with win over Bulldogs

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NEWS

Commission approves bond sale for dam projects

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  The Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Plum Road and 21st Street dams Wednesday night. Chuck Boully with George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, told the Commission... [More]

Local bars join designated driver effort

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Courthouse 12-18-14

District Court CIVIL Settled: Central National Bank received a judgment of $49,817.65 plus interest and costs from Ralph Boone et al, Concordia. LIMITED CIVIL Dismissed: The case of Meritrust Credit Union vs. Timothy Esslinger, Concordia, has been dismissed without prejudice.... [More]

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Letter to the Editor 12-5-14

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