Wamego comes from behind to beat Panthers
Coming off a win over Clay Center, the Concordia seventh grade boys’ basketball team got out to a 15-8 halftime lead on Wamego, but couldn’t hold on.
Wamego, after receiving a bye in the opening round of the North Central Kansas League Tournament, outscored Concordia 29-12 in the second half to capture a 37-27 victory in the semifinals on Monday.
The Panthers, who will play in the third-place game of the tournament they are hosting on Thursday, knocked off Clay Center 48-40 in the first round.
Concordia led Wamego 11-4 after one quarter of play in the semifinal matchup.
Each team scored four points in the second period, and the Panthers were up 15-8 at halftime.
Wamego pumped in 14 points in the third quarter, to six for Concordia, to go up 22-21.
Concordia was limited to six points in the final period, and Wamego scored 15.
Billy Bechard scored 10 points for the Panthers. Tyler Stupka added nine points.
Concordia trailed Clay Center 10-9 after one quarter of play in the first-round game.
The Panthers put up 13 points in the second stanza, to six for Clay Center, to take a 22-16 halftime lead.
Clay Center outscored Concordia 11-7 in the third quarter to close the gap to 29-27.
The Panthers then erupted for 19 points in the final period to 13 for Clay Center.
Bechard led the way for Concordia with 22 points.
Stupka chipped in seven points. Brent Beaumont and Garrett Lawrence had six points each.
LUCAS — Scratching out just enough runs to back a solid pitching performance by Cole Larsen, Concordia Citizens National Bank clipped Norton 2-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball State Tournament Tuesday night. Larsen gave up just one run on four hits, struck... [More]
LINCOLN — Outscoring its opponents in the semifinal game and championship game by a combined 20-1, the Concordia Blues qualified for the Kansas American Legion Baseball Class AA State Tournament. Concordia shut out Lincoln 11-0 in the semifinal game of the Class AA Zone... [More]
- Blues win in first round of state tournament
- Blues rally to complete sweep of Plainville
- Concordia Lions beat Knights of Columbus
- Concordia Swim Team competes in Clay Center
- Cloud County Co-op tops American Legion
- Concordia Swim Team hosts meet
- CCCC has three claim national titles
- CHS first in JV league tournament
District Court CIVIL Settled: City of Miltonvale and William R. Jones and Cynthia A. Jones received quiet title to real estate from John A. Rickard, Hepribah, Ga. Filed: Jerod L. Francis petitions the Court to enter an order requesting reinstatement of his driving privileges... [More]
The Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved publishing the 2014-2015 budget Tuesday night, leaving the mill levy unchanged. Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, recommended the board maintain the operational mill levy at 25.694... [More]
Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of West 8th at approximately 8:15 p.m., July 28 and arrested William Strommen, 19, Concordia, charging him with Criminal Damage to Property, Domestic Related and Criminal Threat. He was... [More]
Last week's rerun of GOD'S WINGS started a series of meditations for me. One of the most difficult was my seeking to answer the question, Would I be willing to lay down my life for another? When the chips were down, would I, like the mother bird, remain steadfast or would... [More]
In today’s fast-paced society, we’re often “too busy” to inquire and learn about different political points of view. Those who vote need to familiarize themselves with the positions of every candidate. Too often, we simply vote along party... [More]