Three Panthers receive all-state recognition

Three members of the Concordia High School football team have received Class 4A All-State recognition.
Gabe Bergmann was named first-team all-state on defense by the Topeka Capital-Journal and the Wichita Eagle.
Trevor Nordell and Derek Pearson received all-state honorable mention by the Capital-Journal and the Eagle.
Bergmann, a 6-4, 245-pound senior defensive end, had 77 tackles, including 15 tackles for loss, and nine sacks for a Concordia team that finished 8-3 and advanced to the second round of the state playoffs.
Nordell, a 6-2, 190-pound runningback/safety, had 52 tackles, including four tackles for loss. He rushed for 934 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Pearson, a 6-0, 245-pound lineman, helped lead the way for a Concordia team that racked up 3,592 yards rushing on the season.

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

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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

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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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