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 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019 

Blizzard Or Not, Spring Sports Season Arrives

Welcome to the spring sports season in Western Nebraska! If the bus driver can see the road, and if they have them plowed open by Saturday, the Kimball High track team will head up to Chadron State College for their first meet of the season, which... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019 

2018-19 Lady Longhorns: Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

The 2018-19 basketball season for the Kimball High girls wound up with 10 wins and 11 losses, but when we consider the opposition the Lady Longhorns faced throughout the season a lot of credit has to...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019 

Record Setting Season For Girls

The Kimball High Lady Longhorn Basketball Team ended up with a win-loss season of 10 and 11, but nonetheless they had some school record breaking happenings. As a team, they improved the school mark of fewest points allowed in a game when they held...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 7, 2019

Jock Talk

Still not a lot to talk about as far as local sports activities. Stephen Bateman was named All Conference by the Western Trails Conference at 285 pounds, and Izaak Rohde was Honorable Mention at 182 pounds. The All Conference awards are given out by...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 7, 2019

Longhorn Wrestling Needs Numbers

With just a total of five wrestlers, Kimball High Wrestling coach Wade Brashear is looking for more numbers as he tries to build the program. “We did pretty well for what we had to work with this year, but we need more wrestlers,” Brashear said....

 

Dauminator Adding To His Legend

And Mike Daum continues to add on to the legend he is building in his illustrious collegiate basketball career at South Dakota State. A pair of big wins came this past week, in which he was the... Full story

 

Sub-District Semifinals The End For Longhorns

The Kimball High boys saw their basketball season come to a close with a 55-39 loss to top-seeded Bridgeport in semifinal play of the tournament held at the Scottsbluff High School this past week....

 

Jock Talk

I enjoyed being a part of the Kimball boys win over Morrill this past Monday night in a game held at the Scottsbluff gym. Both schools had a good following and tournament atmosphere always adds a bit extra. The Kimball Cheer Team, under the...

 

Cluff Adds One More State Win To Resume

Jordan Cluff and Toby McManigal, Kimball High's two state qualifiers for the 2019 Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament, failed to make the medal stand at Omaha, but can add the experience to their...

 

Kimball Boys Advance With 60-49 Win Over Morrill

The Kimball High boys put together one of their better games Monday night in sub-district tournament play to win 60-49 over Morrill, keeping their season alive and advancing them into semi final play against number one seed Bridgeport. It was a hard...

 

Kimball Boys Fall At Mitchell, 67-55

The Kimball High boys closed out their regular season with a trip to Mitchell this past Friday evening and suffered a 67-55 loss to the young, but talented, Mitchell club. The Tigers outscored the...

 

Lady Longhorns Lose To Bayard In First Round

The Kimball High girls saw their basketball season come to an end with a first round loss in sub-district tournament play, losing 58-53 to Bayard, a team they had defeated twice earlier. It was a back and fourth contest with the lead exchanged... Full story

 

What A Week For Area High School Sports

An interesting and exciting week of area High School sports. I, and all of you fans, were treated to some unusual scores and other happenings. Pine Bluffs came to Kimball on a Tuesday evening and once again both their girls and boys are having great...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    February 14, 2019

Jordan Cluff, Toby McManigal In An Omaha State Of Mind

Kimball will have two wrestlers involved in this year's Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament being held this weekend at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha that starts today (Thursday). Jordan Cluff, a...

 

Lady Hornets Slip Past Kimball Girls, 51-49

The fans were treated to some top notch girls basketball this past Teusday night on the Kimball court with the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets pulling out a 51-49 win in a contest that was exciting from start to finish. It was Senior Parent Night for the...

 

Pine Bluffs Hornets Sting Kimball Boys

The Pine Bluffs boys came to Kimball this past week boasting an enviable win-loss record of 14-1 and went back home with one more win giving the fans a view of just how talented they are. The Hornets came out on top 78-51 in a display of long range...

 

Kimball Boys Win, 66-56, Over Hemingford

The Kimball boys put 4 quarters of basketball together and finished out the 4th quarter in securing a 66-56 win at Hemingford this past Friday night. The Longhorns got it rolling with 20 points in...

 

Jock Talk

The Western Trails Conference Basketball Tournament of 2019 is in the books and it played out just like it was supposed to with the number one seeded teams winning it all. The Mitchell girls and the...

 

Lady Horns Medal In WTC

The Kimball High girls brought home medals from their third place finish in winning the consolation championship at this year's Western Trails Conference Basketball Tournament, completed this past Sat...

 

Bateman Pins Three, Places Third

Stephen Bateman, Kimball heavyweight, took 3rd place at the combined Western Trails and SPVA Conference Wrestling Tournaments held in Bridgeport this past week. Bateman had a good day in taking 3rd place honors at 285 pounds winning 3 matches and los...

 

Kimball Boys Lose To Bayard, One And Done In WTC

The Kimball High boys failed to get past the first round in Western Trails Conference Tournament play this past week, losing at Bayard 40-31. With the first round loss, the Longhorns were eliminated from advancing to additional play at Cougar...

 

Jock Talk

Kimball’s Mike Daum had another big week of basketball as he led his South Dakota State team to wins over North Dakota State and the Omaha Mavericks. His Jackrabbitts won over North Dakota State, 87-69, and Mike had 30 points, shooting 11/15 from...

 

Longhorns Outfight The Irish

A disappointing Friday night loss on the road at Sutherland, and a very satisfying win at home Saturday night over visiting North Platte St Pats. That was the weekend story for the Kimball High boys. The Longhorns lost 38-30 to the Sutherland...

 

Lady Horns Nipping At .500

A split weekend for the Kimball High girls as they won big at Sutherland on Friday night, but lost like every other team has done to North Platte St. Pats on Saturday. The Lady Longhorns are still hovering around the .500 mark with their 7 win, 8 los...

 

Tom Checks Out Youth Wrestling And Its Big Crowds

The SPVA Conference Basketball Tournament play was completed this past week and the Bridgeport boys and North Platte St Pats girls emerged as champions. The Kimball boys finished 7th after losing 60-59 to Perkins County in double overtime, and the... Full story

 

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