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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...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 11, 2018 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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