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 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 4, 2018

Lady Coyotes hold off the Storm in a 3-1 win

Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes rolled on to one more W this past Friday in their Homecoming match with Creek Valley taking them to 7-7 this season. In the four set match the Lady Coyotes came strong and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 4, 2018

Payton Wise... State Qualifier

Kimball High's Payton Wise is headed to the Nebraska Girl's Class C State Golf Tournament! In her first year of High School golf, the talented young freshman, finished in 3rd place in the individual...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 4, 2018

Jock Talk

Payton Wise is our headline story of the week. Congrats young lady for your third place finish at the District Golf Tournament. What an accomplishment as a freshman in your first season of high school golf to qualify for the upcoming state...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 4, 2018

Potter-Dix falls to Creek Valley

Potter-Dix suffered their first district loss last Friday, Oct. 4 to Creek Valley, 64-27. The Coyotes were able to get some points on the board in the first quarter of the 2018 Homecoming game but the Storm were also able to put some points up...

 

Kimball runners keep improving their times

Kimball's Cross County team ran the course in Gothenburg on Thursday, Sept. 27 with nearly all the Longhorns showing improvement, once again, on their times. Perhaps the standout at Gothenburg was...

 

Introducing your 2018 Farmer's Day dignitaries

Each year the Farmer's Day committee seeks nominations for stand-out citizens in three categories: Outstanding Farmer/Rancher, Outstanding Homemaker and the Grand Marshal. This year they culled the...

 

Stolen vehicle found in Kimball Co. following pursuit

On Friday, Sept. 21, at approximately 2:36 p.m. a call came into the Kimball County Sheriffs Office from Wyoming Highway Patrol about a stolen vehicle and subsequent high speed pursuit that was heading east into Kimball County on Interstate 80,...

 

Fun for everyone at the 2018 Farmer's Day

Kimball will be bursting with activity this weekend as the Farmer’s Day committee has planned lots of family friendly and fun activities for celebrants of all ages. Though the official day is Saturday, Sept. 29, the fun begins on Friday with the...

 

Prepare for disaster

Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. This is the theme of 2018 National Preparedness Month, which is observed each September. September is a perfect time to learn lifesaving skills, such as first aid and CPR, according to the official NPM...

 

Childs found guilty of repeated harassment

According to court documents, on May 17, 2018, 90 year-old Mary James of Dix, placed a harassment protection order on Kenneth Childs of Dix, for harassment that has been taking place for some time, according to James. Court proceedings for a...

 

Kimball Girls 3rd at Western Trails Golf

The Kimball High Girl's Golf Team took part int two tournaments this past week with both good news, and not so good results, to report. At the Ogallala Tournament on Tuesday, the Lady Longhorns...

 

Longhorns suffer 46-20 loss to Hemingford

In a hard hitting physical contest that sent several Longhorn players hobbling to the sideline, the Kimball High football team suffered a 46-20 loss to visiting Hemingford this past Friday night. This...

 

Long week of matches see Potter-Dix ladies 5-6 on the season

Potter Dix Lady Coyotes made the trip to Paxton last Tuesday, Sept. 18 in a triangular tournament facing both Wallace and Wauneta-Palisade. The Lady Coyotes lost in a two set match to the Broncos in the Wauneta-Palisade game losing 2-0, but came...

 

Kimball runners hit new bests

Kimball’s Cross Country runners competed at Alliance on Saturday, Sept. 15 with one medal winner, Zachery Wagner, finishing sixth in varsity in just 18:33. Wagner was followed by teammates Thomas Lenzen in 19:40, Draven Vickery in 22:27, Brady Kilg...

 

Coyotes fall to undefeated Hyannis Longhorns

Potter-Dix Coyotes faced off last Friday night, Sept. 21, with a tough, unbeaten Hyannis team. The Coyotes were shutout in the first quarter and Hyannis was able to put up 62 points in just 12 minutes. Potter-Dix was able to put eight points up on...

 

Underpass project progresses to bidding

Mayor's have come and gone, council members and city administrators too, but the underpass renovation project remains. The underpass renovation project has been discussed in Kimball for more than 15...

 

District focuses on auditorium renovation

The Kimball Board of Education considered additional renovation to the Harry E. McNees Auditorium, built in the 60s, at the recent board meeting. Part of the renovations have already begun, and been...

 

New downtown business, new look with local grant

A empty building on Second street has a new look and new opportunity at revitalization. Tom Hewitt of Redwing Trading, Custom Knives has taken one of the many grant opportunities from the City of...

 

Lady Horns battle hard at home, but lose in four to Sutherland

Kimball Lady Horns lost a 3-1 battle with Sutherland last Thursday at home. Sutherland came out ready, winning the first set 25-13. Kimball fought back for the W in the second set holding on to a...

 

Longhorns fall to Dundy County/Stratton 66-24

Following a long road trip to Benkleman, the Kimball High football team took an early lead over Dundy County/Stratton with senior Zane Anthony going in from 14 yards out with 8:49 showing on the...

 

Banner County runners meet and exceed record times

At their third meet of the season, in Bridgeport, the Banner County cross country runners continue to find their stride and are matching, or beating, their personal records. The lone Banner County Junior High runner, Nathan McGowan, ran a personal...

 

A bad day for Kimball golfers at Gering tournament

"Not a good day today" is the way cach Luke Maas described his Kimball girl's last outing at the Gering Golf Tournament. "We just didn't have it today" Maas said. Gering won their own event with a...

 

Jock Talk

The local golf season seems to be drawing to a close, at least in the number of golfers that are turning out on a daily basis, but the weather is so nice yet! Four Winds Pro Chad Wise had a 4-person Yellow Ball-Scrambler, fund raising tournament set...

 

KPS receives three new route buses

Kimball Public Schools recently received three new route buses to replace aging vehicles. The buses are expected to save the district about 50 percent in fuel costs as well as increase the safety and...

 

Committee focuses on increased activation

Kimball needs more sidewalks, walking trails and biking trails as well as better maintained sidewalks according to the results of a recent assessment by the Kimball Active Living Advisory Committee. The assessment also indicated that many would like...

 

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