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 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 17, 2019 

Cluff And Rohde Runers-Up At Imperial

Jordan Cluff and Izaak Rohde highlighted Kimball's efforts at the Chase County Invitational Wrestling Tournament this past Saturday as both went 4 and 1 on the day and finished in second place....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 17, 2019 

Local Track Athletes Honored On All-Region Teams

More off-season, All Region awards, offered up this past week by the Star-Herald as they announced their 2018 All-Region Track and Field Teams. In the girls division, Kimball had Hannah Biesecker in the long jump and Samantha Bemis in the triple...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 17, 2019 

Longhorns Fall In SPVA Opener, Face Perkins Thursday

The Kimball boys lost to Bridgeport 47-24 in first round play in the SPVA Conference Tournament on Monday night, dropping them into the losers bracket while No. 2 seed Bridgeport advanced into the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 17, 2019 

Lady Longhorns Slip To 5-6 After Weekend Games

It was a two-loss weekend for the Kimball High girls with both defeats coming on the road. On Friday night, they fell to Bridgeport, 55-45, and on Saturday they went down, 41-28, at Gordon-Rushville....

 

Kimball Boys Fall To Sidney, Chase County

The Kimball high boys suffered two more losses as they returned to the hardwoods following the Christmas break. In a Thursday night home game they lost to Class B Sidney and then lost on Saturday...

 

Lady Longhorns Now 4-4 After Two-Loss Weekend

SIDNEY 68, KIMBALL 28 The Kimball High Lady Longhorns saw their season record even out at 4 wins and 4 losses after losing twice over the past weekend. The Lady Horns had a tough schedule to say the least this past weekend. On Thursday night they...

 

Jordan Cluff Third At Garden County Wrestling Invitational

The Kimball High Wrestling Team participated in the Garden County Invitational Tournament this past Saturday and had only one place winner on the day. "Overall, this meet was not one of our best...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 3, 2019

Wilma Gilliland: Kimball Golf Legend

When you mention "Wilma" to anyone in Kimball, a last name is not needed – at least to anyone who has lived here for any period of time or anyone who is associated with the game of golf. Kimball's... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 3, 2019

JOCK TALK with TOM SOUTHARD

The holiday break is over and the second half of the season for winter sports gets underway this week. In fact, there is basketball on tap this evening (Thursday, Jan. 3) at the Kimball High gym as the Longhorns host Class B Sidney with the JV games...

 

JOCK TALK

The Kimball High winter sports scene is pretty much shut down as they adhere to the Nebraska State School Activities Association Moratorium rules that shut down practices for all Nebraska schools for 5 days from December 22 through December 26. This... Full story

 

Kimball Wrestlers Outnumbered At Imperial

The Kimball High Wrestling Team closed out the early portion of their season at a triangular in Imperial this past week before going on break for the Holiday lay off, mandated by the NSAA. With only 6 wrestlers on the roster, it is hard to win a...

 

Kimball Junior High Girls Hoops Shows Promise

Despite not having winning season, the Kimball Junior High girl’s basketball teams showed promise under the direction of coaches Danielle Reader and Tori Ingram. Coach Reader’s 7th grade team ended with a record of 4 wins and 5 losses, while...

 

Kimball Boys Fall To Hershey And Bayard

A disappointing weekend for the Kimball High boys as they dropped games to Hershey and Bayard on consecutive nights of home court play. The Horns saw their season record fall to 2-4 with a Friday...

 

Dillon Wise Signs to Golf at McCook Community College

Dillon Wise signed his letter of intent this past week to attend McCook Community College in McCook, Nebraska, where he will continue his education and golf career.The Kimball High senior will close...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

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