Concordia Varsity Debate

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Concordia JV Debate Places 7th at Lyons/Sterling

The Concordia debate team competed in its second virtual debate on Saturday. The JV debate team of junior Josh Wood and junior Phillip Shirkey finished with a 3-1 record, placing 7th, in a field of 33 teams. Wood and Shirkey defeated teams from Rock Creek, Abilene, and Lansing, with their lone loss coming against Paola.

Concordia Debate Competes at Pittsburg’s Virtual Tournament

Concordia’s debate team competed in its first competition of the year, and its first virtual competition at the Pittsburg tournament on Saturday. Most of the debate tournaments this year will be held virtually, due to COVID. Since tournaments are virtually, the team has the opportunity to compete in tournaments they normally would not be able

Debate Team Looking for Judges

Due to COVID-19, high school debate has gone virtual. While students will still be competing in policy debate, those debates will look very different this year. Most debate tournaments will be held virtually. The competitions will look a little like Zoom breakout rooms, with the four debaters and the judge in individual “rooms.” Schools are

Concordia Debate Takes 4th at State

The Concordia debate team competed at the class 3-2-1A 4-Speaker Debate State Championship tournament this past weekend, placing fourth. The team qualified for the competition by placing first at regional competition. The team competed in a field that included Lawrence-Bishop Seabury, Wichita-Collegiate, Hoisinton, Chaparral, Salina-Sacred Heart, Hays-TMP-Marion, Silver Lake, and Wichita-Independent. All schools qualifies for

Concordia Debate Wins Regional, Qualifies for State

The Concordia 4-Speaker debate team placed first at their regional this Saturday. The first place finish qualifies them to compete at the KSHSAA State 4-Speaker tournament that will be held in Ft Scott in January. The team was made up of Conner Thrash and Ye Gang Lee on the affirmative, and Keegan Grogan and Braxton

Concordia Debate Competes at Moundridge

Concordia Debate traveled to Moundridge on Saturday to compete in a warm-up 4-Speaker tournament in preparation for next week’s 4-Speaker Regionals. The affirmative team of Conner Thrash and Ye Gang Lee finished with a 4-1 record, and the negative team of Keegan Grogan and Braxton Kindel finished with a 2-3 record. The combined record of

Concordia Debate Competes at Lyons

The Concordia Debate team competed at Lyons High Hchool on Thursday, December 10th. The team of Josh Wood and Phillip Shirley finished 3-0, with perfect speaker points, placing first. Ari Perrin and Luke Anderson finished 2-1, placing seventh. Also competing was Paige McWhorter and Dakota Brockman.

Concordia Debate Competes at Clay Center

The Concordia Debate team competed at Clay Center Community High School’s debate tournament this Saturday. In the open division, the teams of Kellan Stupka and Jacob Allen, and Kylee Hower and Josh Wood both finished with records of 2-3. The team of Conner Thrash and Ye Gang Lee finished with a record of 3-2. In

Concordia Debate Places 3rd at Sacred Heart

The Concordia Debate team competed at Sacred Heart High School on Saturday. In the novice division, the teams of Drew Benfer and Chaz Roegge, and Ari Perrin and Luke Anderson finished with records of 1-3. The team of Joshua Wood and Phillip Shirkey finished with a record of 3-1, and placed second. In the open

Debate Competes at Rock Creek

The Concordia Debate Team competed at Rock Creek High School on Saturday, October 26. Ye Gang Lee and Justice Alexander debate in the open division, finishing with a 1-4 record. In the JV division, Drew Benfer and Christian Redmond finished 1-4, and the teams of Kylee Hower and Sienna Newsome, and Joshua Wood and Phillip