Swanson, Wallace break school records

SEWARD, Neb. — Cloud County Community College sophomores Taylor Swanson and Tameca Wallace continue their record breaking indoor track and field seasons.
Swanson cleared 13-1 ½ to win the pole vault at the Concordia University Invitational on Saturday. She broke her own school record and established a new field house record. It is the best jump in the NJCAA this year.
Wallace broke her own triple jump school record with a winning leap of 40-2 ½, which also ranks first in the NJCAA.
Cloud County had three runners place in the 60-meter dash. Raven Davis was fourth (7.99), Jane Ohanta placed fifth (8.03) and Anika Ricks was eighth (8.09).
Brenda Barnett finished fourth in the 400 in 1:00.56.
Davis placed sixth in the 200 in 26.68.
Katie Lambert ran 2:26.44 to finish sixth in the 800.
The Cloud County men had Damar Robinson win the triple jump with a leap of 48-8. That qualifies him for the NJCAA Indoor championships. He also placed sixth in the 60-meter dash in 7.12.
Willie Young ran 50.78 to finish second in the 400.

SPORTS

Panthers drop pair of league games to Wamego

WAMEGO — Concordia's reign atop the North Central Kansas League is in jeopardy after suffering a pair of losses to Wamego on Thursday. The Panthers, who have won five straight baseball league titles, fell 6-5 and 6-0 to the Red Raiders, and are now 0-2 in league play. “Right... [More]

Rimrodt places second in singles

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 Concordia's Marcel Rimrodt placed second in number one singles in the tennis quadrangular the Panthers hosted on Thursday. Rimrodt suffered his only loss 8-6 to Gabe Johnson, Abilene, in the opening round. He then shut out Jacob Drey, Marysville, 8-0 and Paul Meyer, St.... [More]

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NEWS

Volunteers create mosaic for new playground

 Hundreds of volunteers wielding hammers and drills will descend on the construction site of Concordia's new destination playground next week, but much of the detail work began months ago.  The creators of Cloudville's most intricate feature, a 10-by-3-foot mosaic of... [More]

Medical Director of the Year

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Cloud County Health Center Chief of Staff Dr. Justin Poore (left) was recently awarded the Kansas Emergency Medical Technicians Association's Medical Director of the Year award. This award honors special accomplishments, innovations, fresh ideas and significant contributions... [More]

For the record 4-18-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 8:47a.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Truck-1 went to the 400 block of West 10th and transported a 62-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center. At 2:08 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Rescue-1, Truck-1, Truck-2 went to Highway 24 and 90th Road for a one motor vehicle... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-18-14

Dear Editor,   Questions that need answers? 1. Why should we sign up for the Special Civility Pledge? 2. Isn't the “Bill of Rights” still acceptable?        3. Aren't the Ten Commandments still taught? 4. What happened to the... [More]

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