Swanson, Wallace record first-place finishes

EMPORIA — The Cloud County Community College women's track and field team had Taylor Swanson and Tameca Wallace record first-place finishes in the Emporia State Relays this past weekend.
Swanson cleared 12-7 ½ to win the pole vault.
Wallace placed first in the triple jump with a leap of 39-7.
Cloud County's Raven Davis finished fourth in the 100-meter dash in 12.25.
Brenda Barnett turned in a time of 1:05.13 to place fourth in the 400-meter hurdles.
Anna Linton was fourth in the shot put for the Thunderbirds.
Cloud County's 4x100 relay finished fourth in 47.84.
The T-Birds' 4x400 relay team was sixth in  4:11.63.
Alexis Logan placed seventh in the 200 dash in 26.12.
The Cloud County men had Reinhard Van Zyl win the javelin with a toss of 227-9. Dwight Davidson placed seventh (198-5).
Benard Keter ran 3:58.44 to finish third in the 1,500-meter run.
Dakota Webber placed fourth in the discus.


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]

More Sports


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]

More News


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]

More Opinions

Buy Photos