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 By Tom Southard    Sports    December 13, 2018 

Local Basketball in swing before break

A double-win weekend for the Kimball girls as they ran their season record to 3-1. On Friday night at home the Lady Longhorns won over Perkins County 65-29 and on Saturday at Morrill they came out on...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    December 13, 2018 

Jock Talk

A good weekend for Kimball High athletes and their respective teams.The Kimball High girls won both of their games against Perkins County and Morrill and are now 3-1.The boys split their weekend losing to Perkins County after leading until late in...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    December 13, 2018 

Kimball Boys lose to Perkins Co.... Win at Morrill

A loss and a win over the weekend leaves the Kimball High boys with a record of 2 and 2 in the early part of their basketball season, but things should be looking up for the Horns. On Friday night on...

 

Lady Horns finish Runner up at home

The Kimball High girl's opened the basketball season with a 44-20 win over Morrill in the Kimball Tournament held this past weekend, but suffered a 69-42 loss to Dundy County-Stratton in the...

 

Kimball Boys third at Kimball Tournament

A disappointing opening weekend for the Kimball High boy's as they opened the 2018-19 basketball season hosting their own 4 school tournament.With several members of their varsity team sitting in the...

 

Jock Talk

Kimball High got the winter sports season underway this past week with their wrestling team going to Bayard for dual action on Thursday and to Akron, Colorado on Saturday for a tournament. Here at home, the basketball teams played host to a four...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    November 29, 2018

Where are they now?

Ireland Olson, daughter of Rick and Shelly Olson, of Kimball, and Melissa Olson of Ephraim, Utah, recently completed her Basic Combat Training and was in the graduating class number 69-18 held at...

 

Jock Talk

The week all area sports fans have been waiting for has arrived. It’s the tip off of the High School Winter Sports Season! The Kimball High wrestlers open it up today (Thursday) in a dual at Bayard with mat time at 6 p.m. The girls and boys...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    November 15, 2018

A break even season for Kimball Football

After a winless season in 2017, the Kimball High football team ushered into a new era of 8-man football with a break-even season going 4 wins and 4 losses in 2018. The Horns came close to going 5-3 lo...

 

Jock Talk

The Western Trails Conference released their football and volleyball All Conference selections for this season this past week. Kimball garnered several honors including senior Zane Anthony being named the 8-man Offensive Player of the Year! Zane was...

 

Jock Talk

Junior High winter sports are underway to keep you Kimball sports fans occupied until the High School seasons get underway. The junior high girl’s basketball team will entertain Gering this afternoon (Thursday) with game time at 3 p.m., and the...

 

Jock Talk

The Fall Sports season is over for the Kimball High athletes as the Kimball Lady Longhorn volleyball team lost to Bayard in 5 sets Monday night in sub-district tournament play. The Lady Horns made a strong run at Bayard before losing with scores of...

 

A rebound year for Kimball Girl's Golf

It was a new year with a new look for Kimball High Girl’s Golf. Luke Maas took over the program and the former Potter-Dix golfer came in with enthusiasm and recruited a total of 7 girls to the program, and the program took an upswing. Of the 7...

 

Longhorns end season with a win at Bayard

The Kimball High football season ended on a winning note with the Longhorns winning at Bayard 44-42! With the victory at Bayard, the Horns finished with 4 wins and 4 losses in their first season...

 

Jock Talk

All of the local High School sports for the Fall season are over with exception of volleyball and the Kimball High Lady Longhorns will move into sub-district tournament play on Monday at Scottsbluff, but at the time of this writing, the pairings had...

 

Sutherland 44, Kimball 26

The Kimball High football team saw their season record dip to the loss side Friday night at Senior Parent’s Night for the Horns losing to a hard hitting Sutherland Sailor Club 44-26. The Horns are now 3 and 4 on the season with their final game of...

 

Jock Talk

The Fall Sports season is fast coming to an end. Kimball plays their final football game tonight (Thursday) with a 6 p.m. kickoff at Bayard. It will be a battle of 3 win-4 loss teams with the winner going to an even 4 and 4 season. The calendar also...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    October 11, 2018

Payton Wise State medal winner

Kimball High freshman Payton Wise is a state medal winner! In her first year of High School Golf she is brining home state hardware and she battled all of the elements to achieve this awesome...

 

Kimball runs over Morrill 76-14

The Kimball High football team had their most explosive win of the season as they ran past Morrill 76-14 this past Friday night at the Lion’s home field. On a cold and chilly football night, the Longhorns warmed up on both sides of the football and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 4, 2018

Longhorns get Homecoming win over Perkins County 60-42

On a very cold Friday afternoon, the Kimball High Longhorn Football Team secured their 2nd win of the season defeating visiting Perkins County 60-42 in a high scoring contest. The contest was a rare...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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