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 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 17, 2020 

Longhorn Golfers WTC Champs

The Kimball Lady Longhorn golf team racked up another win in capturing the championship of the Western Trails Conference Tournament held at Mitchell this past Thursday shooting the low team score of...


2 More Tourney Titles For Kimball Golf

The Kimball girls golf team picked up a pair of team championships this past week and Payton Wise added a pair of medalist honors to her season as well. The Kimball girls won their own Invitational To...


Kimball Golfers Off To Promising Start

The Kimball High girls golf team is off to a promising start after placing 3rd at the Sidney Tournament and 2nd at the Bayard tournament! The Lady Longhorns opened the season at Sidney competing with... Full story


High School Sports Are Back This Fall! Enjoy!

I hope you sports fans have enjoyed getting to take in some area high school events? I know I have! Although the Kimball High football team was beaten soundly by a good Hitchcock County team in the season opener for both teams Friday night, I...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 27, 2020

It's Opening Week For Longhorns

The Fall Sports schedule is underway for Kimball High athletes as the girls golf team got things going by competing in the Sidney Tournament on Tuesday this week, and today (Thursday), they are back... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 20, 2020

Good News? Yes, There Is Some Good Fall Sports News

The word from the Big 10 people in charge is no Fall Sports, so it looks like no University of Nebraska sports, including of course, Husker football! That is the bad news, at least as far as I am concerned, along with many others. The good news is we... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 20, 2020

Four Winds Men's Golf Season Concludes

The 2020 Four Winds Men’s Golf League came to a finish this past week with the team of Tristen and Chris Zitek, out of Pine Bluffs, winning the overall championship. The Zitek team won over the team of Dennis Deboodt and Leo O’Hare in a battle...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 20, 2020

Bags' Bar Golf Tournament Results

I gave you a short brief on the 2020 Bag's Bar Golf Tournament in last week's Observer sports.  But this week I have the entire results of the two day scramble held at the Potter Golf Course thanks...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 13, 2020

1 Tournament, 2 Holes In One For Lance Juelfs

At the time of this writing, and unless I hear a change, we will have no Nebraska football as the Big 10 has voted not to play. What I heard on Monday was that only Nebraska and Iowa voted to go... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 6, 2020

Looked Like A Million Bucks

The 29th annual Kimball Hospital Foundation Golf Classic is in the books as a record breaking event having attracted the most entries ever, according to the chairman, Mr. Kerry Ferguson. This year's... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 30, 2020

First Place Is Payton's Place

Not a lot to share with you readers this week. The coronavirus played havoc with the Nebraska West Nebraska All Star Football game, which had to be canceled when a member of the East Team tested... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 23, 2020

No Place Like Home

Cameron Wynne, the son of Brian Wynne who was a 1997 Kimball High grad, and an outstanding athlete for the Longhorns, has signed to return home to Nebraska to play out his collegiate baseball. Cam,...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 23, 2020

Glo Ball Tourney Gets Glowing Review

The 3rd annual James L. Eatmon Masonic Lodge golf tournament was held this past Saturday night at the Four Winds Golf Course, and yes, I said Saturday NIGHT! This fun format consists of a cross country laid-out out course during daylight hours, with...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 16, 2020

Catching Up With The Guys At Vince's Scramble

What a Great weekend of watching some outstanding golf! I put in several hours following golfers involved in the 11th annual Vince's Corner ABCD Double Draw Scramble out at the Four Winds Golf... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 16, 2020

Payton Stays In The Swing

With the Nebraska fall sports still a huge question mark, Kimball High Junior Payton Wise at least got to see some competitive action on the golf course this past week by playing in the Nebraska...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 16, 2020

Big Mike Continues To Impress On ESPN

Our Kimball guy, Mike Daum, had two more good showings in The Basketball Tournament being played in Columbus, Ohio, that was shown on ESPN. You hopefully caught the story last week of him being named Player of the Game in their opening week over War...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 16, 2020

Vince's Tourney: A Success Once Again

The 11th annual Vince’s Corner ABCD Double Draw Golf Scramble is in the books and the 132 golfers who made up the 33 four man teams enjoyed two days of hot, but calm weather, with no storms, and a golf course that brought raves from many of the...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 9, 2020

Prime Time Mike

A lot of golf to be played this weekend at the Kimball Four Winds Golf Course as a lot of golfers will tee it up in the Vince's Corner 2-day 4-person scramble. Saturday start time is 12 noon and... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 2, 2020

Team Mates Tourney Aces It; Daum On ESPN

The annual Kimball Chapter of the Team Mates fundraising Golf Tournament was held this past Saturday at the Four Winds Golf Course and, according to Stephanie Kitchens, the program coordinator, it was a huge success. “This was one of our best...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 25, 2020

Four Winds Family Plan

The three-man team of Mitch-Preston-Taylor Brown captured the championship of the 2020 Father's Day Golf Classic winning by 3 strokes over the defending team of Kenny-Jeff-Jordon Greenwood. The Brown... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 25, 2020

A Great Kimball Golf Weekend

What a great golf weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course this past Saturday-Sunday. Amazing the number of people that turn out for this annual golfing attraction, not only in the number of 3-man teams, which ended up at 35 when one team did not show,...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 18, 2020

Play Ball! Kimball Ball Diamonds Busy Again

It is nice to see all the activity again at the Kimball baseball/softball diamonds! The state associations have given the OK for Nebraska youth to have practices, and game competition will follow... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 18, 2020

Adam Bohac Making Big Impact

Adam Bohac, who was a standout athlete for Kimball High during his prep days and went on to play basketball for the University of Nebraska, has been named to the "50 Impactful Coaches" list in a...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 18, 2020

Full Field Of 36 Teams For Father's Day Golf Classic

The first big tournament of the season will happen this weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course as the Annual Father’s Day Classic event is set for its two-day format on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s play will tee off with a shotgun start at 12...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 11, 2020

Hittin' The Weights

Kimball High athletes were back in the school's spacious weight room this past week after the NSAA gave permission for Nebraska schools to open up their weight rooms at the same time, while still... Full story


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