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Kimball boys suffer losses to Bridgeport and Gordon-Rushville

The Kimball Boys suffered a pair of losses on the home court over the weekend, losing to Bridgeport 56-41 Friday night and falling to Gordon-Rushville 47-26 on Saturday. A taller Bridgeport club with...

 

Kimball girls fall to Bridgeport and Gordon-Rushville

The Lady Longhorns are having a hard time putting points on the scoreboard as they suffered two weekend losses on their home court and have lost their last 5 games to leave them with a record of 4 wins and 7 losses after a 3-1 start to the season....

 

Kimball wrestlers place fourth at Chase County Invite

Kimball took four wrestlers to the Chase County Invitational Tournament this past Saturday and all four placed in the top six medal group. Garrett Pedersen at 120 and Connor Cluff at 113, both went 4 and 1 on the day and finished 3rd. Cluff had 2...

 

Jock Talk

If you want to take in any Kimball High basketball this weekend, you will need to head for North Platte and the Community College gym as that is where the SPVA Conference Tournament will be finishing up after the first round play and Monday and...

 

JV boys rack up two more wins

Racking up 2 more wins for the Kimball Boys JV Basketball Team running their season record to 7-2. On Friday they won over Bridgeport 46-35 and on Saturday they defeated Gordon-Rushville 54-33. In the win over Bridgeport, Colton Mielke nailed a pair...

 

Lady Longhorns fall to Chase County in SPVA Tourney play

The Kimball High Lady Longhorns had a good effort against a good Chase County Lady Longhorn team Monday evening in first round play of the 2018 SPVA Conference Tournament, but they came up short as the visiting team from Imperial won out 61-39. This...

 

Lady Longhorns fall to Sidney and Chase County

The Kimball High girls went up against a pair of very talented foes this past week and came up on the losing end of both contests leaving them with a record of 4 win and 4 losses. On Thursday night...

 

Garrett Pedersen has winning week on the mats for Longhorns

Garrett Pedersen had a solid week of wrestling for the Kimball High Wrestling Team, winning top honors at both the Western Trails Conference tournament and the Garden County Invitational. The lanky...

 

Jock Talk

A busy week of area school sports for you fans, and it includes, two nights of home court basketball this weekend with Bridgeport coming to town Friday for JV games that begin at 4 p.m., followed by girl’s varsity at 5:30 and boy’s varsity at 7...

 

Kimball boys suffer losses to Sidney and Chase County

A tough weekend of basketball for the Kimball High boys with losses to Sidney and Chase County. On Friday night they travelled to Sidney and went up against a very talented Red Raider club that handed the Longhorns a 61-26 defeat, and on Saturday,...

 

Winless weekend for JV teams

The Kimball boy’s junior varsity saw their 4-0 win streak come to an end this past weekend as they fell to Sidney 55-36 and lost to Chase County 55-38. Austin Lulf hit a trey and had 9 points in the loss to Sidney. Brayden Tyan also had a trey and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 4, 2018

Jock Talk

Let the New Year begin! And for you sports fans this means you can bundle up and get ready to follow our local school sporting events which get underway again this week. It all starts today for you Kimball High sports fanatics with the Longhorn...

 

Longhorns lose at Hershey...win at Bayard

The Kimball High boy's suffered a loss at Hershey on Friday evening, but regrouped in big fashion to win at Bayard on Saturday, leaving their season record even at 3-3 at the Christmas break. The...

 

Win-loss weekend for the Lady Longhorns

The win-loss weekend for the Kimball High Lady Longhorns came with a 49-30 loss at Hershey Friday night, and a 56-47 win at Bayard on Saturday. The Kimball girls will take a 4-2 record into the...

 

Jock Talk

Coach Klent Schnell helped me out with some stats of his Kimball Junior High Wrestling Team so we can give you readers a recap of the recent 2017 season. Schnell said, “We started out with 11 wrestlers and finished with 8 due to injuries,...

 

Kimball boys JV now 4-0

The Kimball Boy's Junior Varsity ran their record to 4-0 with wins at Hershey and Bayard this past weekend. It was a nail biter at Hershey Friday night with the young Horns winning our 36-34 with a...

 

Lady Horns JV split the week

The Kimball girls were leading going into the 4th period at Hershey but were outscooed 14-6 in the final quarter and lost 35-33. Jenna Greenwood had 7 points and was 3/3 at the foul line. Sierra...

 

Hannah Biesecker signs to play Volleyball with the Knights

North Platte Community College Head Recruiter was in town this past week to conduct the signing of a letter of intent by Kimball High senior, Hannah Biesecker. With the signing, Hannah will now become...

 

Garrett Pedersen Gold Medal Winner at Banner County Tournament

Kimball High senior, Garrett Pedersen, had a career best day this past Saturday, as he captured the championship of the 120 point weight class at the Banner County Invitational Wrestling Tournament. P...

 

Lady Longhorns enjoy winning weekend

A winning weekend for the Kimball High Lady Longhorns as they won on the road Friday night at Perkins County 55-39 and won over Morrill in front of the hometown fans 67-61 Saturday evening. With the...

 

Jock Talk

This is pretty much the final weekend of Kimball High sports activities before the Christmas break and it finds the boys and girls basketball teams on the road with a trip to Hershey, Friday evening, for games beginning at 3:30 for the JV teams, foll...

 

Longhorns fall to Perkins County...win over Morrill

The Kimball High Longhorns were blasted 63-36 on the road at Perkins County Friday night, but came back to win at home over Morrill Saturday evening 57-44 and evened their early season mark at two...

 

Kimball Junior Varsity open with wins

The Kimball Junior Varsity basketball teams opened the season this past weekend with wins for both the girls and boys. The girls won at Perkins County 23-10 in 2 quarters of play, led by Jenna Greenwood with 8, including 1 trey. Megan Spicer had 5...

 

Lady Longhorns fall to Dundy County-Stratton in title game

The Dundy County-Stratton LadyTigers held off Kimball in the championship game of the Kimball 4-Team Tournament over the weekend to take top honors and Potter-Dix won over Morrill for consolation and...

 

Dundy County-Stratton boys Kimball tourney champs

Dundy County-Stratton ran past host Kimball in winning the championship of the boy's division of the Kimball four-team tournament this past weekend with Morrill winning over Potter-Dix for third...

 

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