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 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

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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

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Kimberly Sharples for the Western Nebraska Observer...

 
 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,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    June 28, 2018

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It is Teammates Golf time this Saturday at the Four Winds Golf Course and you can still get your 4-person scramble team entered if you call the Four Winds Pro Shop. Your $60 entry fee per player will get you lunch at the Trap Shoot building at...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 21, 2018

Greenwood- Greenwood-Greenwood Team wins father's day golf

The Greenwood family came out on top once again in winning the championship of the 2018 Father's Day Golf Classic held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course. Kenny Greenwood and his sons,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 21, 2018

Jock Talk

The annual Father’s Day Golf Classic 3-person scramble is now in the books and, like always, it certainly is a classic event hosted by the Thursday Night Men’s Golf League, with Randy Bohac, the man in charge. It is so encouraging to see all of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 14, 2018

Jock Talk

One of the bigger event weekends of the golf season has arrived with the annual Father’s Day Classic 3-person scramble to be held this weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course. This is your last chance to sign up your team for play this Saturday and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 7, 2018

A look back at the Kimball Boy's Golf season

The Kimball High Boy’s Golf Team has put another outstanding season in the books with a lot of good memories for Coach Chad Wise and his team. The Longhorns recorded team championships, 2 runner-up finishes and a 4th place State Tournament. They de...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    June 7, 2018

Jock Talk

I enjoyed an All Star Basketball Saturday evening giving me one more opportunity to watch some of our immediate area All Star girls in action, including Kimball’s Hannah Biesecker, who had an All Star performance hitting 4 treys and scoring in...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 31, 2018

Kimball fourth at State Golf Wise and McCloud medal winners

The Kimball High Boy's Golf Team finished 4th at the Class C State Tournament held at the Kearney Country Club Golf Course this past week and had two individual top 15 medal winners. The Longhorns...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 31, 2018

Jordan Greenwood performs well at national tournament

Kimball's Jordan Greenwood, had the honor of playing in the Division Two National Golf Tournament held in Foley, Alabama, this past week as a member of the Southeast Community College Team of Beatrice, Nebraska, after the Storm won their Regional...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 31, 2018

Jock Talk

The Nebraska Boy’s State Golf Tournament pretty much wraps up the High School Sports activities for this year, but there are some All Star contests yet to be held this summer, starting with this Saturday evening with the 24th Panhandle Prep All Sta...

 

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