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 By Tom Southard    Sports    November 14, 2019 

Winter Sports Practices Begin Monday

We are at a lull in the area school athletic happenings, but we do have some junior high sports taking place, and the high school sports practice officially begins Monday, Nov. 18, for the winter sports, which includes boys and girls basketball and...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    November 14, 2019 

Hall Of Famer

Dale Hendrickson, a name well known by all of our area sports enthusiasts, is headed into the Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame! This same energetic individual who has done so much, not only for the...

 

Winter Sports Open With Promising Young Wrestlers

The Winter Sports Season has begun, at least on the Kimball Junior High level. The junior high wrestling team opened the season at the Banner County Tournament in Harrisburg this past Saturday and then hosted their own tournament this past Tuesday....

 

Where Have All The Students Gone?

While sitting in a medical center in Fort Collins this past week while my wife was getting her eyes checked, I picked up a magazine and found myself reading a very interesting article about how the...

 

One Win Season For Kimball High Football

The 2019 Kimball High Football season did not turn out like it was forecast as the Longhorns won only 1 game and lost 7, due in large part to injuries to key personnel and lack of numbers. The Horns won over Southwest on the road in their second...

 

Bryant Knigge: 100-Mile Man

Congrats going out to Kimball’s Payton Wise for her selection to the 2019 Nebraska Coaches Association Girls Golf Super State/All State Team! What a very special honor for the young sophomore who shot new school records this season and captured 3rd...

 

Malson Completes Second Run At State

Kimball High sophomore Chantel Malson had the honor of running in her second State Cross Country meet this past week and despite finishing farther down the list than she wanted, her running career is...

 

Longhorn Season Ends With 61-24 Loss To Bayard

The 2019 football season for the Kimball Longhorns came to an end Friday night with the Horns losing to Bayard 61-24 at Keith Staehr Field. With the loss, Kimball ended up with a record of 1 win and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 31, 2019

Potter-Dix Season Ends At D2-12 District Volleyball

It was cold outside but hot in the Cabela's Athletic Center as the D2-12 Subdistrict Volleyball Tournament started on Monday night. The first game was the "play-in" game to determine who would face...

 

Football, Cross Country, Volleyball Wrapping It Up

The fall sport season is fast coming to a close! The Kimball High girls golf season has already ended with Payton Wise taking third place and Katie Heeg qualifying in her first year with the sport. The cross country will wind up tomorrow (Friday)...

 

Kimball's Malson Qualifies For State

Kimball High sophomore Chantel Malson is the Longhorns' lone qualifier for this Friday's Nebraska State cross country meet to be held at the Kearney Country Club Golf Course. The talented young...

 

Sutherland Runs Past Horns, 80-18

Sutherland dominated in their 80-18 win over the Kimball High Longhorns in 8-man football action Friday night at the Sutherland site. The winners jumped out to a 22-6 lead at the end of the opening quarter of play and led 64-12 at halftime after...

 

On To Subdistrict

The Kimball Longhorns lost 2-0 to St. Patrick's-North Platte by scores of 8-25 and 11-25 before turning in more competitive performances Saturday against Bridgeport and Perkins County in the SPVA...

 

A Wise Season For Kimball Golf

It certainly was a WISE season for the Kimball High girls golf team and it mostly centered around sophomore Payton Wise, who once again ended her season with a state appearance – and a state medal...

 

Deven Sullivan Carries Wildcats Banner To State

Deven Sullivan is back at it, representing the Banner County Wildcats at state competition. The long-distance running star will compete Friday at the State cross country meet in Kearney after a...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 24, 2019

Leyton-Banner County Loses To Paxton

The Leyton/Banner County WarCats entered Thursday's Homecoming contest against Paxton winless, and the inability to stop the big play again sent the WarCats down to defeat. After the opening...

 

Fall Sports Winding Down For Longhorn Teams

The Fall Sports season for Kimball High is drawing to a close with the girls state golf finishing early this week. The District cross country will run today (Thursday) at Bridgeport beginning at 3 p.m.. The volleyball team will be in action at the...

 

Two State Golf Tournaments, Two Medals

Congrats going out to Kimball High sophomore Payton Wise for her awesome play in the Nebraska State Class C Girl's State Golf Tournament that concluded this past Tuesday afternoon in North Platte....

 

Longhorns Fall To Morrill, 48-6

The visiting Morrill Lions were simply too much for a battered up Kimball Longhorn football squad in Friday night action at Keith Staehr Field with a final score of 48-6. With the loss, Kimball falls...

 

Kimball Volleyball Wins Triangular

The Kimball Longhorns volleyball team netted a victorious triangular meet against Bayard and Potter-Dix, topping each opponent in two sets, and lost in four sets to Morrill in recent action on the...

 

Kimball Cross Country At District Today

After back-to-back conference races this past week, the Kimball High Cross Country Team heads to Bridgeport today for their District race with a start time of 3 p.m.. The District meet is the race...

 

58 Run In Farmer's Day Races

A total of 58 brave runners ran in this year's Farmer's Day Fun Run, according to Tiffany Johnson, who heads up the project. There were only six runners in the 5-mile race won by Dennis Schildhauer...

 

Cross Country Team Travels 193 Miles To Canceled Meet

No cross country to report this week thanks to lack of communication from Gothenburg to Kimball. Coach Tiffany Johnson took her cross country team all the way to Gothenburg this past Thursday afternoon (193 miles) only to arrive and be told the meet...

 

Super Sophomores Soar

Kimball will have two golfers in next week's girls state golf tournament at Lake Maloney Golf Course in North Platte as Payton Wise and Katie Heeg both earned top 10 finishes at the district...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 10, 2019

Lady Coyotes Spike Storm

Potter-Dix's Lady Coyotes travelled to Chappell Friday to take on rival Creek Valley and won three sets to one against a tenacious Lady Storm team that battled throughout the match. Potter-Dix...

 

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