Concordia Varsity Debate

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Debate Places Sixth at State

The Concordia debate team competed in the class 4A State 4-Speaker Debate Tournament this Friday and Saturday. The team qualified to compete at the tournament by placing first at their regional tournament in December. Concordia finished the state tournament with a combined record of 7-7, placing sixth behind Buhler, who also had a 7-7 record,

Concordia Debate Wins Regionals, Qualifies for 4A State 4-Speaker

For the second year in a row, the Concordia debate team is regional champions! Concordia finished with a combined record of 11-1. The affirmative team of Conner Thrash and Kylee Hower finished with a record of 6-0, and the negative team of Phillip Shirkey and Josh Wood finished with a record of 5-1. Other schools

Debate Competes at Clay Center Virtual Debate Tournament

On Saturday, the debate team competed in Clay Center’s virtual debate tournament. Braxton Kindel and Keegan Grogan, and Phillip Shirkey and Josh Wood competed in the open division. Kindel and Grogan finished with a 1-3 record, losing to Sterling, Sacred Heart, and Rock Creek. Their win coming against Wellington. Shirkey and Wood also finished with

Concordia Debate Places 2nd at Rock Creek

On Saturday, four Concordia debate teams compete remotely in Rock Creek’s virtual debate tournament. Teams competed in two different divisions. In the novice division, the team of Madelyn Stiles and Keegun Beims competed against teams from Clay Center and Perry/Lecompton, finishing 3-1. Stiles and Beims placed third in the novice division. In the open division,

JV Debate Takes 1st and 2nd at Sacred Heart

Three teams competed for Concordia debate this Saturday at the Sacred Heart/Wellington debate tournament. All three teams compete in the JV division. Roman Hay and Justice Alexander finished with a 0-4 record, competing against Sacred Heart, and Silver Lake teams. Ariana Perrin and Ceanna DeLeon finished with a 3-1 record, defeating Parsons, Sacred Heart, and

Concordia Debate Competes at Spooktacular

The Concordia HS debate team competed at the Ad Astra Debate League’s Halloween Spooktacular debate tournament this past Saturday. Keegan Grogan and Braxton Kindel competed in the Open division, debating teams from Topeka West, Dodge City, Salina South, and Wichita Campus. They finished with a 2-2 record. Phillip Shirkey and Hunter Blackwood also competed in

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