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.

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Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [More]

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NEWS

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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