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 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 20, 2018 

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...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 20, 2018 

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...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 20, 2018 

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...

 

Longhorns halt losing streak with 24-6 win over Southwest

The 2018 Kimball High Football team put a halt to a 12 game losing streak that dates back to October 7, 2016, when they won out over Bayard 42-28, with an impressive 24-6 win over visiting Southwest...

 

Kimball golfers slash personal records

The Kimball High Girl's Golf team finished third at the Mitchell Tournament this past week and shot their low team score of the season as they continue to show improvement. Bridgeport won the team...

 

Jock Talk

Some good happenings for Kimball High athletes and their fans. The football team got that big win they have been needing so badly. The cross country team had some really great efforts from their kids. The girl’s golf team had their best team...

 

A two-win week for Payton Wise

Attention readers: These two stories were intended to run in last week's Observer Sports. These stories were inadvertently left out of print last week, though they did appear on the website. A...

 

Wise takes the win at the Kimball Invitational Tournament

These stories were inadvertently left out of print this week, though they will appear in both print and on the web next week. A break-out week for Kimball High freshman Payton Wise as she picked up...

 

Jock Talk

The Fall Sports Seasons is into full bloom with lots of scheduled events for you Kimball fans. The Longhorn football team had a week off after their opening overtime loss at Garden County but they are back in action this Friday night hosting...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

Longhorns fall to Garden County 36-30 in 8-man opener

Kimball opened uop the football season with a heart breaking, over-time loss on the road to Garden County Friday evening. After years of playing 11 man football, the Horns were beginning a new era of competing in the 8-man game, and they gave it a go...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

Jock Talk

A BUSY WEEK FOR LADY LONGHORN GOLF TEAM The Kimball high girl's golf team has been busy this mont with a couple of tournaments each week here in the early stage of their season. They were in action...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

A new look for Kimball High girl's golf

There is an all new look, and a new attitude, for the Kimball High girl's golf team this season, including a new coach as Luke Maas takes over the position of head coach. Coach Maas has seven girls...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 23, 2018

Bryant Knigge into running ultra marathons

After an illustrious high school athletic career at Potter-Dix where he was a standout in basketball and track and field, Bryant Knigge then moved on to standout at the college level in both sports as...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 23, 2018

Four Winds Men's League golf winding down

The Monday-Tuesday Four Winds Men’s Golf League is winding down with the year end Fun Night Scramble help this past week, and the league champions of both night already determined. All that remains is the playoff between the Monday night winners...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 9, 2018

Hospital Foundation Golf Classic huge success

The 27th annual Kimball Hospital Foundation Golf Classic attracted 120 golfers, with 30 four-person teams taking part in the Saturday event held at the Four Winds Golf Course this past weekend. Kerry...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 9, 2018

Jock Talk

The Kimball Recreation Area was a busy place this past Saturday with a softball tournament going on, the big Kimball Hospital Foundation Golf classic being held and some archery competition being held down by the Trap Club area. The number of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 2, 2018

Jock Talk

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 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 26, 2018

Jock Talk

I promised you readers a final story on Dillon Wise and his second day at the Ambassador Junior Golf Tournament held in North Platte, but things didn’t end so well for Dillon. After sitting in 2nd place after the first day of play with his round...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 19, 2018

Anthony and Wise compete in Nebraska junior golf tournament

A pair of Kimball's finest High School-age golfers took part in this year's Nebraska Junior Golf Tournament held in Columbus this past week. Dillon Wise and Zane Anthony both shot higher scores than...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 19, 2018

Jock Talk

The Glow Ball 4-person scramble golf tournament was held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course with 16 teams entered. The event was sponsored by the local Masons chapter, and was termed a success with everyone having fun. The format had gol...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 12, 2018

Vince's Corner Golf Scramble termed a success

The 2018 Vince's Corner A-B-C-D Double Draw Golf Scramble was held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course and it was a "Hot Time" for the 124 golfers involved as the temperatures rose to the...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    July 12, 2018

Gilliand Gazebo moved to new location

About 10 years ago, Wilma Gilland told her husband Bruce, "I need a structure of some kind where I can meet with my kids when we have golf practices and when we hold our lunches ect.," Bruce, the man...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 12, 2018

Jock Talk

A big golf happening is now in the books with the Vince’s Corner A-B-C-D Double Draw Scramble held this past weekend. Golfers poured into Kimball on Friday and many played a practice round before the Friday evening get together for a meal at the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    July 5, 2018

Jock Talk

Come rain or shine, the Teammates Golf Tournament was determined to go on, and it did, complete with rain and shine. With a 1 p.m. start time, following lunch and registration, the rules were told to the golfers and Greg Robinson said we are getting...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 28, 2018

Wise golfers' win honors at Kearney Junior Golf Classic

Kimball had 4 young golfers participate in the recent Kearney Junior Classic Golf Tournament with the sister-brother duo of Payton and Dillon Wise bringing home trophies for their play. Payton Wise,...

 

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