Seventh-grade girls suffer loss to Abilene

 The Concordia seventh grade girls’ basketball team suffered a 35-16 loss to Abilene in a home game Tuesday.
Concordia got out to a 10-7 lead in the first quarter.
Abilene outscored the Panthers 10-2 in the second period to go up 17-12 at halftime.
Concordia was scoreless in the third period, and Abilene scored five points to make it 22-12.
Abilene pumped in 13 points in the final quarter to four for the Panthers.
Mykah Eshbaugh scored six points for Concordia. Katlynn Miller added four points.
The Concordia B-team was beaten 21-13 by Abilene.
Concordia trailed 10-5 at halftime.
Abilene scored 11 points in the second half to eight for the Panthers.
Sreya Kemling led Concordia with five points. Maddison Johnson scored four points.


Local gymnasts compete

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics.  Katie Thompson, Concordia, captured first place in the all-around in the Level 7, 18-year-old division. She was first on the bars, first in the floor exercise,... [More]

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

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For the record 8-20-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Erin Crawford, 21, Concordia, at 5:10 p.m., Aug. 19, in the 100 block of West 6th Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Comply. Crawford was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Fire Dept./EMS Report... [More]

County officials give reports at monthly meeting

Cloud County board of commissioners had its monthly meeting with county officials as part of their regular session Monday morning and heard the following reports: COUNTY CLERK Linda Bogart reported her office is completing all of the reporting requirements for the August Primary... [More]

For the record 8-19-14

Police Dept. Report  Arrests—Officers arrested James D. Ninemire, 40, Concordia, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Aug. 19, in the 900 block of Archer Street charging him with Driving Under the Influence, Transporting an Open Container, Possession of Marijuana and Possession... [More]

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Prairie Pondering

Times not to be forgotten . . .  A recent headline declares “Music complements life.”  Does it ever! But the immediate reaction to that headline was thinking that, hopefully, we soon could be hearing early band practice. It gets me out of bed on lazy... [More]

In the mean time

 Under August 20, “Touchstones,” a book of daily meditations for men, has this to offer, “Spiritual growth is the result of coming face-to-face with our own situation, feeling the brunt of our own puzzlement, recognizing no recipe will apply completely,... [More]

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