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

Former CCCC coach remembered

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NEWS

Concordia man arrested for attempted murder

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Courthouse 8-29-14

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For the record 8-29-14

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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Letter to the Editor 8-26-14

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