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 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 5, 2018

Kilgore and Mohr Gold Medal winners at Bayard C-D

Kimball had lots of highlights at the Bayard C-D Track Invite, but none better than the gold medal wins by Brady Kilgore and Jaden Mohr, both in the boy’s division. The Kimball boys scored 34 points to finish 6th in the field of 18 schools....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 5, 2018

Hoffman and Langley Shine for Potter-Dix at Bayard C-D Meet

Payge Hoffman and Trinity Langley accounted for a good share of the scoring for the Potter-Dix Girls at the Bayard C-D Track Invite this past week, with both bringing home gold medals. Hoffman got her gold in winning the long jump with a leap of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 5, 2018

Dahlgrin Double Winner for Banner County Girls at Bayard C-D

MaKenna Dahlgrin was a double gold medal winner for the Banner County High Girls at the Bayard C-D Track Invite this past week and her 20 points placed the Lady Wildcats in 12th place in the team standings of the field of 18 schools. Dahlgrin showed...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 29, 2018

Pine Bluffs team champs at Kimball Track Invite

The Pine Bluffs Hornets captured the team championship in both the boys and girls divisions at Saturday's Kimball Track and Field Invitational, with Kimball runnerup in both divisions. In the boy's...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 29, 2018

Potter-Dix tracksters have good day at Kimball Invite

The Potter-Dix Track Team enjoyed a good outing at the Kimball Invitational Track and Field Meet with the girls finishing 4th in the team standings with 76 points and the boys ending up 5th with 25...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 29, 2018

Banner County short on numbers but big on performance

Banner County High has only six athletes out for track this spring, but those six athletes perform at a high level! At the Kimball Invite Saturday, the Lady Wildcats scored 47 points. McKenna...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 29, 2018

Numbers are up for Kimball High Track

Kimball High head track Coach, Gene Mohr, reports the numbers are up this spring with 29 boys and 20 girls checked out at the time of this writing. Coach Mohr and his staff also have some quality...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 29, 2018

Kimball High boys golf team should be on top again

After last year's exceptional season, what might we expect from this year's Kimball High Boy's Golf Team? You might remember that last year they swept through the season with 8 consecutive wins before...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 22, 2018

Kimball strikes Gold at CSC Indoor

The Kimball High Track Team opened the season this past Saturday at the Chadron State College Indoor Invite and had a pair of individual winners bring home gold. With a reported 497 athletes, all competing in one class, Brady Kilgore and Hannah...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 22, 2018

A look back at the Kimball High wrestling season

You could term the 2017-18 Kimball High Wrestling season as being one of short on numbers, but long on effort. Coach Wade Brashear had only 6 wrestlers for most of the season, before Toby McManigal joined the team late after recovering from health...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 22, 2018

Jock Talk

ATTENTION ALL GOLFERS…The Four Winds Golf Course will open Friday, March 23, as declared by Greens Superintendent, Jeremy Williams. Four Winds Pro, Chad Wise, said to tell all of you golfers there will be Big Discounts on green fees the first week...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 15, 2018

A tough year for Longhorn boys

The wins were few and far between this past season for the Kimball High Boy's Basketball Team. In fact, the Longhorns ended up with just 4 wins and 16 losses, but the future looks brighter for Coach...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 15, 2018

Jock Talk

Mike Daum did it again. Our Kimball man led his South Dakota State Jackrabbits to a championship win over rival South Dakota in the Summit Conference Tournament, and, once again, they are headed to the Big Show. In his three years with the program,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 8, 2018

Injuries play havoc with Lady Longhorns season

After a good summer of camps and league play, the excitement and expectations for the 2017-18 Kimball High Girls Basketball hit a snag and thanks to some very key injuries. With Alex Reader back for h...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 8, 2018

Adam Bohac still winning

Adam Bohac was a stand-out athlete and student a few years back for Kimball High School, and then went on to play his college basketball for the University of Nebraska, where he won more honors and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 8, 2018

Jock Talk

Kimball’s Mike Daum continues to reap honors as he leads his South Dakota State Jackrabbits to victories, including, winning the Summit Conference regular season outright. His individual honors are amazing, but us fans are becoming accustomed to...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 1, 2018

Longhorns end Season with Sub-District loss to Bridgeport

The season ended for the Kimball High boy's basketball team with a 57-46 loss to Bridgeport in sub-district tournament play, closing out their year with a record of 4 wins and 16 losses. Bridgeport...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 1, 2018

Junior High boys short on numbers

The Junior High boy’s basketball program is short on numbers and thus, resulted in short on wins this past season. “We take 13 players combined to the games,” said Coach Dane Wurdeman. “The 7th graders are having a hard time scoring and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 1, 2018

Jock Talk

State Tournaments are about all that remains of the High School Basketball season, and already, the wrestling is complete and spring sports practice has officially gotten underway. What’s more, we have some March competition scheduled for you...

 

Lady Longhorns close out regular season with win over Hemingford

A big win for the Kimball High Lady Longhorns in their final regular season game and they got that win over visiting Hemingford in front of their home court fans, winning out 57-50. It was also Senior Parent’s Night for the two remaining seniors ca...

 

Kimball boys lose to Mitchell 60-49

The Kimball boys looked like they were gong to win their final regular season game in front of the home crowd this past Friday night, but, once again, faltered in the second half and came up short, losing 60-49 to the visiting Mitchell Tigers. It...

 

Jordan Cluff registers two wins at State Wrestling

Kimball's Jordan Cluff represented himself, his team, his school and his community, in fine fashion by winning two matches at the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament held this past weekend in Omaha....

 

Kimball Girls fall to Bayard in Sub-district 1st Round

The Kimball girls saw their basketball season come to an end with a 44-32 loss to Bayard in first round play of the C2-12 sub-district tournament. Kimball had scored two victories over Bayard during the season, but the third time is the charm theory...

 

Kimball JV Boys have winning season

The Kimball Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Team closed out their season with a 50-47 win over Mitchell Friday night and with the win ended up with a winning season of 10 wins and 4 losses. The JV boys entertained the crowd, like they have been doing...

 

Jock Talk

Lots of positive happenings concerning Kimball High School activities this week. Let’s start off with Jordan Cluff wrestling at the Nebraska State Tournament. It is quite an honor to qualify for the State Tournament, but even more of an honor, to...

 

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