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 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 10, 2019 

58 Run In Farmer's Day Races

A total of 58 brave runners ran in this year's Farmer's Day Fun Run, according to Tiffany Johnson, who heads up the project. There were only six runners in the 5-mile race won by Dennis Schildhauer...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 10, 2019 

Cross Country Team Travels 193 Miles To Canceled Meet

No cross country to report this week thanks to lack of communication from Gothenburg to Kimball. Coach Tiffany Johnson took her cross country team all the way to Gothenburg this past Thursday afternoon (193 miles) only to arrive and be told the meet...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 10, 2019 

Super Sophomores Soar

Kimball will have two golfers in next week's girls state golf tournament at Lake Maloney Golf Course in North Platte as Payton Wise and Katie Heeg both earned top 10 finishes at the district...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 3, 2019

Kimball Golfers Prepare For District

The Kimball High girls golf team played in their final two tournaments this past week as they have only their District Tournament play remaining and hopefully a qualification for the State...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 3, 2019

Malson A Top 10 Finisher At Ogalla Cross Country Invitational

Chantel Malson ran to yet another top ten finish at last week's Ogallala Cross Country Invite. The talented young sophomore ran 10th in the field of 114 varsity girl runners and her time of 21:49.4...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 3, 2019

Football Longhorns Suffer 52-12 Loss At Hemingford

The Kimball High football team saw their record fall to 1 and 3 following a 55-12 loss on the road to Hemingford Friday night. The Horns have suffered some injuries that hurt their cause, and they have faced three very strong 8-man football teams...

 

Local Sports In Full Swing, Including Junior High

The local school sports scene is in full swing and this includes junior high activities for Kimball. It’s hard to get to all of these activities, but thank you coach Dane Wurdeman for sending some football results this week. On September 10 the...

 

Kimball High Runners Clock Season Best Times At Alliance

The Kimball High Cross Country Team ran many of their season best times at Saturday's Alliance Invitational Cross Country meet, which was quite pleasing to coach Tiffany Johnson. "All of our High...

 

Wise Lowers Her School Golf Record Four More Strokes

Another record setting day on the golf course for Kimball's Payton Wise as the sophomore standout lowered her own school record round by 4 strokes it the Gering Invitational Tournament this past...

 

Longhorns Fall To State-Ranked Dundy County, 72-26

The Longhorns of Kimball High couldn’t keep pace with the quickness and speed of the visiting state ranked Dundy County­ Stratton Tigers in Friday night 8-man football action, losing 72-26 to the 4th ranked visitors. Kimball kicked to start the...

 

Kimball Invite Quite The Event With 223 Runners

If you didn’t get out to the Kimball Invitational Cross Country meet Friday afternoon, you certainly missed out on quite a sight! With 223 runners coming to compete, plus all of the coaches, bus drivers, friends and family members, there were a lot...

 

Longhorns Shut Out Southwest In 42-0 Win

The Kimball High football team made a long Friday night trip to Bartley pay off with a 42-0 win over the Southwest opponent in 8-man football action. With the win, the Longhorns evened their record at 1-1 going into tomorrow night’s home encounter...

 

Chantel Malson A Standout At Kimball Cross Country Meet

Kimball High hosted their annual Cross Country Invite this past Friday and attracted the largest field of runners ever, according to Kimball Activities Director Ken Smith. The final tally was 223...

 

Payton Wise Sixth At Mitchell Invite

Kimball sophomore Payton Wise picked up yet another medal, to add to her collection of hardware,at the Mitchell Invitational Golf Tournament held this past Thursday. Payton, like almost all of the...

 

Busy Weekend For Longhorn Sports

A busy weekend for the Kimball High Sports teams and their fans. It starts out on Friday with the Kimball Invitational Cross Country Meet being held at the Four Winds Golf Course with a 12 noon start time for the junior high runners followed by the h...

 

Longhorn Cross Country Hosts Kimball Invite Friday

The Kimball Cross Country Team will be running on familiar hills and dales this Friday as they host their own Kimball Invite at the Four Winds Golf Course area with a start time of 12 noon. pectators are welcome to come out and cheer on the runners....

 

Kimball Golfers Get 3 More Wins

An outstanding week for the Kimball High girl's golf team as they picked up 3 team wins led by sophomore Payton Wise with 3 individual top finishes! The Lady Longhorns started off with a pair of...

 

Opening Week's Sports Highlight Goes To Payton Wise

Highlight of the opening week of Kimball High School Fall Sports is of course the new Kimball school record round of golf shot by sophomore Payton Wise. The talented young lady won the Bayard Tournament with her awesome round of 46-35=81 for her...

 

Longhorns Fall To Eagles, 62-20, In Opener

The Kimball High Longhorn Football Team suffered a 62-20 loss to the visiting Garden County Eagles in the season opener for both teams in 8-man football action this past weekend. It took parts of two...

 

Wise Sets School Record With Round Of 81 At Bayard

The Kimball High Girls Golf Team got the season underway at the Sidney Tournament this past week on a Tuesday and came right back to play at Bayard on Thursday. Sophomore Payton Wise brought home...

 

Kimball Cross Country Opens At Scottsbluff

The Kimball Longhorn Cross Country Team opened the season at the Scottsbluff Panhandle Classic Invite this past Thursday evening and the highlight for coach Tiffany Johnson’s runners was a top 25 medal performance by sophomore Chantel Malson, who...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 29, 2019

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

This is the week you high school sports fans have been waiting for and Kimball High athletes are going to be busy for certain. The Kimball High girls golf team has already had a tournament as you read this, as they were scheduled to play at Sidney...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 22, 2019

Just About Time For 19th Hole For Four Winds Men

The Four Winds Men’s Monday-Tuesday Golf League has all but wrapped up its golf season with only the men’s combined scramble remaining this Sunday afternoon. The year-end scramble for the Four Winds Men was held a week back with six teams involve...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 15, 2019

POWER PERFORMER

Breckyn Kiefer, the 8-year-old daughter of Wade and Brooke Kiefer of Kimball, is making a name for herself in the world of power tumbling. Not only on a local, or even state status, but all the way...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 15, 2019

Now You Kids Get Ready For Sports Practice And School

The Wise kids were earning more honors at a golf tournament held in North Platte a week back. Playing in the two day Junior Ambassadors Tournament, held at the Lake Maloney Rivers Edge Course in North Platte, Payton Wise finished third in her...

 

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