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.


Pirates use barrage of free throws to sink T-Birds


 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]

CCCC fends off Pirates, 77-65


 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]

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CCCC trustees vote to retain men’s program

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]

County commission meets

 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]

For the record 12-1-15

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]

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Letter to the Editor 11-30-15

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]

Letter to the Editor 11-27-15

 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]

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