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Women's Golf Association In Home Stretch

The Kimball Women’s Golf Association league play has three more weeks to complete its regular season. On July 13, Week 7 was match play on the front nine, with Shellon Anderson taking home the winning honors with a 47. Phyllis Greenwood earned the...



Kimball freshman volleyball players work on weights and conditioning this week. The girls are Grace Moore, Kambree Hottell, Addy Olsen and Hannah Kilgore. Kimball High volleyball will begin its... Full story



New Kimball head football coach Darrell Howitt watches members of the 2022 Longhorns football and volleyball teams work on conditioning Tuesday morning at Gotte Park. Kimball football will open its... Full story



The Kimball cheer team competed in a camp in Fort Collins, Colo., from July 8-10 – and the squad came home with some top hardware. The Colorado State University cheerleaders put on the camp and... Full story


Julia 6th At Air Rifle Nationals

Kimball High School junior Julia Winstrom finished her third air rifle compeition this summer. On July 21-23, Julia completed in the 2022 American Legion 3-Position Junior Air Rifle Championship at the USA Shooting range facility in Colorado Spring,... Full story



Longhorns football coach Darrell Howitt carries a significant presence on the football field – even during two-day summer camp. About a dozen students last week attended Kimball High's football...


Horns Shoot At Nationals

Here are the results for the five members of the Kimball Longhorns trap team who shot at the recent Nationals at in Mason, Mich. They’re listed by place they finished, name and score. 1,329 – Nolan Cook, 83 1,462 – Kambree Hottell, 80 1648 ...



Last week from July 6-8 we held our second annual Kimball Longhorns Youth Basketball Camp at the high school and had a lot of fun working with the young athletes. This year we had a total 55... Full story


152 Golfers, 38 Teams Do Vince's Tourney

Vince's Corner Double Draw ABCD Golf Tournament concluded just before a few thunderstorms came through the area on Sunday evening. The two-day event welcomed 152 golfers and hosted 38 teams. Local...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    July 7, 2022


Kimball Longhorns trap team members and a travel partner from Potter-Dix are competing this week at Nationals in Mason, Mich. The Longhorns are Justin Klosterman, Nolan Cook, James McGinnis, Kambree... Full story


On To Week 6 For Women's Golf Association

Week 4 for the Kimball Women's Golf Association was NWAGA Play Day. Payton Wise shot a 46, which won low gross, and low net winner was Dar Evertson with a 33. Phyllis Greenwood won low putts using... Full story



Nancy Miller was misidentified in the caption under this photo in the June 30 edition. Nancy, who will turn 84 in a couple of months, works out at Kimball Fitness Center on the Fitness Tree, on which...



In addition to using the treadmill, the bicycle and various other machines, Nancy Miller, 83, works out on the Fitness Tree at Kimball Fitness Center. Nancy, who will turn 84 in two months, could... Full story


Kimball, Potter-Dix Shooters Fare Well At State Trap

The Kimball Longhorns trap team state results have been calculated, and awards for the top three individuals in varsity male, junior varsity male and female, and novice male and female have been announced. Area results include Dawsen Monheiser from P...


Julia Shows Her Stuff At Nationals

Kimball’s Dead Eye Shooter Julia Winstrom competed in the 2022 National Three-Position Air Rifle Championship in Camp Perry, Michigan, last week. Julia placed 20th out of 122 shooters on Friday in the National Junior Olympics 3 PAR Championship....



Father's Day Classic chairman Randy Bohac said, "It was a fabulous weekend." The field of golfers at Four Winds ranged from 8-year-old Graham Braash to two men in their mid-80s. Bohac stressed that...


Women's League Tees Off

Kimball Women’s Golf has started its season, and three weeks of golf have been played, with June 15 the fourth week. President of the league, Charlotta Young, has been instrumental in acquiring additional teams and many subs. Twelve teams now play... Full story



What began as an 4-H activity for an 8-year-old continues today for 17-year-old Kimball High School junior Julia Winstrom. Julia will compete in two national air rifle competitions over the summer,... Full story


Trap Team Takes Aim At State; 10 Qualify For Nationals

The Kimball Longhorns trap team continues to be active in anticipation of trips to state and nationals. This Saturday, 26 Kimball individuals will shoot for state scores along with eight shooters from Potter. They will each shoot 100 rounds. The team...



Kelani Cross runs her way to third place Saturday in the Banner County Historical Day Fun Run. Here are the results. One mile –Ages 6 & Under: 1 Addy Knaub, 2 Colbie Knaub, 3 Henry Groves. One... Full story


Oliver Stocked With 13,500 Fish

On Tuesday morning, Oliver Lake was stocked with 12,000 walleye and 1,500 tiger muskie from the Nebraska Game and Parks in less than an hour. Ted Bartels from the Nebraska Game and Parks brought his...


Kimball Boys At Hoops Camp

The Kimball boys basketball program participated in this summers 2022 Bridgeport Boys Team Camp June 1st and 2nd. There were 22 high schools from 4 different states competing in JV and Varsity divisions. Teams from Custer SD, Sturgis SD, Gillette...


Summer Football Has A Potter-Dix Flavor This Year

The annual Wyoming-Nebraska 6-Man Shoot Out All-Star game was played on Friday in Chadron, and the Wyoming squad was able to outlast the Nebraska team in the highest scoring contest of the 11-game series. Potter-Dix’s Thomas Muldoon was a... Full story


Freshman Lusche Takes 14th At State

Lake Mahoney Golf Course in North Platte was the site of the Class D state golf championship, where Kimball’s freshman Kyler Lusche placed 14th in a field of 94 top golfers in Class D. Kyler told...



The City of Kimball Public Swimming Pool opens noon Friday, weather permitting, for adult lap swimming and water walking, and the first open swim of the season follows an hour later. Open swims are...


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