Panthers finish fourth

MINNEAPOLIS –Stormie Hittle and Bailey Strait led the Concordia High School girl's golf team to a fourth place finish in the Bennington Invitational here yesterday. Hittle and Strait each shot 56. Hittle finished 10th and Strait eleventh. Janae Champlin shot 57 and placed fifteenth. Autaum Poley and Kayla Dvorak finished with 58 and Kaitlin Herrick rounded out the Panther scoring with a 67. The Panthers team score of 227 was just three strokes behind third place Bennington. Salina Central scored 203 to win the meet and Clay Center was second at 219. Alissa Kim of Salina Central shot 43 to win the tournament. Kylie Mull of Bennington was second at 47 and Emily Ewing of Salina Central was third at 50. The Panthers also had a JV squad compete in the meet. Allayna Hanson led the team with a 61. Tora Vanous and Kora Snavely each shot 64. Maddi Peltier shot 75 and Kaelyn Ade shot 80.

SPORTS

Metro signs with Kansas Wesleyan

 Concordia High School senior Jera Metro has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Kansas Wesleyan University.  A 5-6 hitter, Metro had 208 kills to rank second on the Concordia team.  Metro had 253 digs and a 90.4 serving percentage. Concordia finished... [More]

Thomas delivers as T-Birds clip Cougars, 95-94

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 The ball was where the Cloud County Thunderbirds wanted it — in the hands of point guard Devon Thomas — and as he had all night, Thomas delivered.  With the T-Birds trailing 25th-ranked Barton Community College 94-93, Thomas took an inbounds pass with 4.6... [More]

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NEWS

Courthouse 1-30-15

District Court CIVIL Dismissed: The case of the State of Kansas, Cloud County Attorney Robert Walsh vs. 2003 Mitsubishi, VIN 4A3AC44G23E203843 Petition to Kansas Standard Asset Seizure and Forfeiture Act has been dismissed without prejudice. Plaintiff is exempt from costs. Filed:... [More]

For the record 1-30-15

Police Dept. Report Theft—Ron Regnier, Concordia, reported at 9 a.m., Jan. 29, a Theft which had occurred in the 500 block of East 9th. Under investigation. Betty Powell, Concordia, reported at 1 p.m., Jan. 29, a Theft which had occurred in the 600 block of 2nd Avenue.... [More]

Trustees approve funds for bleachers

 The renovation of Arley Bryant Gymnasium is moving forward after the Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved a $218,000 bid Tuesday night to replace the bleachers.  The replacement of the bleachers is part of a $450,000 gym renovation project. In... [More]

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Prairie Pondering

 There are no actual winners . . .  It was a long time ago. I was a transfer student, fresh from the hills, going into an auditorium because I wanted to hear a debate between two students, one a Jew and the other, as I recall, a Palestinian. Each obviously was passionate... [More]

Letter to the Editor 1-30-15

  Dear Editor,  On January 22nd, sixty-five adventurous people arrived at the Brown Grand Theatre to hear the first concert in a new classical music series offered by theater director Emily Krampe and her board. This was no high-brow event, but rather, a refreshing,... [More]

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