Two ConKids wrestlers place first

HILLSBORO — Led by two individual champions, the Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had 10 wrestlers place in the top four at the Hillsboro Takedown Tournament on Saturday.
Carter Eakins placed first in the 52-pound class in the 6-and-under division.
Koby Koch finished first in the 53-pound class in the 8-and-under division.
Wyatt Trost, 100 pounds, 100-and-under, placed second.
Third-place finishers include:
Chris LaPolice, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Braxtin Mason, 70 pounds, 8-and-under; Ian Ketterman, 101 pounds, 8-and-under; and Shelby Giersch, 116 pounds, 10-and-under.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Easton Swihart, 56 pounds, 8-and-under; Austen Huehl, 75 pounds, 10-and-under; and Thomas Genereux, 70 pounds, 10-and-under.


T-Birds’ winning streak snapped by Reivers, 88-84

GREAT BEND —Giving the Iowa Western Community College Reivers too many second chances, the Cloud County Thunderbirds had a six-game losing streak snapped with an 88-84 loss in the Best Western/Booster Club Classic Saturday afternoon.  Iowa Western, which never trailed... [More]

Thunderbirds cruise to 91-52 win over Larks

Bolting to a big lead, the Cloud County Thunderbirds cruised to a 91-52 win over Hesston College Tuesday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County scored the first 16 points of the game, and held Hesston scoreless for better than six minutes on its way to a fourth consecutive victory.... [More]

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Co-op, Purina to occupy ALCO building

 There are many in the City of Concordia and Cloud County who are still rejoicing over the recent sale of the ALCO building to the Cloud County Co-op; and rejoice they should.   The Cloud County Co-op has purchased the former ALCO building for $150,000. In the signed... [More]

Courthouse 11-27-15

District Court Traffic All Subtypes, Nov. 18-24 The following people received fine for Speeding: Christopher O. Bowles, Tabitha B. Dunham, Joseph C. Ebert, Everardo Escamilla-Valdivia, Wilbur N. Gregory, Susan J. Lassiter, Angelina L. Lintecum, Gust H. Nelson, Michael Dean Pounds,... [More]

For the record 11-27-15

Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:35 p.m., Nov. 20, in the parking lot in the 1500 block of Lincoln St. involving vehicles driven by Ronalda L. Copple, Concordia, and Blake M. Woodyard, Blue Rapids. Officers investigated a two... [More]

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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]

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