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 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    September 20, 2018 

Lady Horns battle hard at home, but lose in four to Sutherland

Kimball Lady Horns lost a 3-1 battle with Sutherland last Thursday at home. Sutherland came out ready, winning the first set 25-13. Kimball fought back for the W in the second set holding on to a...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 20, 2018 

Longhorns fall to Dundy County/Stratton 66-24

Following a long road trip to Benkleman, the Kimball High football team took an early lead over Dundy County/Stratton with senior Zane Anthony going in from 14 yards out with 8:49 showing on the...

 

Banner County runners meet and exceed record times

At their third meet of the season, in Bridgeport, the Banner County cross country runners continue to find their stride and are matching, or beating, their personal records. The lone Banner County Junior High runner, Nathan McGowan, ran a personal...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 20, 2018 

A bad day for Kimball golfers at Gering tournament

"Not a good day today" is the way cach Luke Maas described his Kimball girl's last outing at the Gering Golf Tournament. "We just didn't have it today" Maas said. Gering won their own event with a... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 20, 2018 

Jock Talk

The local golf season seems to be drawing to a close, at least in the number of golfers that are turning out on a daily basis, but the weather is so nice yet! Four Winds Pro Chad Wise had a 4-person Yellow Ball-Scrambler, fund raising tournament set...

 

Longhorns halt losing streak with 24-6 win over Southwest

The 2018 Kimball High Football team put a halt to a 12 game losing streak that dates back to October 7, 2016, when they won out over Bayard 42-28, with an impressive 24-6 win over visiting Southwest...

 

Wildcats focus on personal success

With just one meet prior to Kimball's last week, Banner County cross country runners found both challenge and success at Four Wind's Golf Course. The newest runner, Kathryn Blankenship, has been...

 

Kimball golfers slash personal records

The Kimball High Girl's Golf team finished third at the Mitchell Tournament this past week and shot their low team score of the season as they continue to show improvement. Bridgeport won the team...

 

Lady Longhorns take second at Gordon-Rushville tourney

The Lady Longhorns started their 2018 season in a triangular with Hemingford and Gordon-Rushville on Aug. 23. The Kimball volleyballers took the first set against Hemingford 25-16 before losing the...

 

Coyotes knock off Warriors for their first win

Coach Frerichs has seen his teams improvements in the past few weeks of the 2018 season, but now the Coyotes have their first win under their belts following last year's 1-8 season. Potter-Dix hosted...

 

Lady Coyotes take second at Mitchell

The Mitchell Lady Tigers held a Triangular Tournament last Thursday September 6 between the Kimball Lady Longhorns and the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes. Mitchell came out on top beating both Kimball and Potter-Dix, in just two sets in both games. Kimball...

 

A two-win week for Payton Wise

Attention readers: These two stories were intended to run in last week's Observer Sports. These stories were inadvertently left out of print last week, though they did appear on the website. A...

 

Second game improvements seen from the Coyotes

The Potter Dix Coyotes faced off with the Crawford Rams last Friday night, August 31 for their second game of the season. The Coyotes were able to hold their own during the first half with the score 12-18 with the Rams on top by six. The third...

 

Kimball Cross Country runner places in the past two meets

Cross Country runners had their first taste of the 2018 season with their first meet, Thursday August 23 in Scottsbluff. Your Kimball Junior High Boys were led by Braylon Miller with a time of 15:47 followed by Xavier Thomas-Lewis with a 16:01,...

 

Wise takes the win at the Kimball Invitational Tournament

These stories were inadvertently left out of print this week, though they will appear in both print and on the web next week. A break-out week for Kimball High freshman Payton Wise as she picked up...

 

Jock Talk

The Fall Sports Seasons is into full bloom with lots of scheduled events for you Kimball fans. The Longhorn football team had a week off after their opening overtime loss at Garden County but they are back in action this Friday night hosting... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 30, 2018

Potter Dix opens season with a big loss against top-rated Hay Springs

The Potter-Dix Coyotes hosted the Hay Springs Hawks in their season home opener last Friday night. Heading into Friday nights action left some unanswered questions for Coyote fans. Could the Coyotes...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

Longhorns fall to Garden County 36-30 in 8-man opener

Kimball opened uop the football season with a heart breaking, over-time loss on the road to Garden County Friday evening. After years of playing 11 man football, the Horns were beginning a new era of competing in the 8-man game, and they gave it a go...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

Jock Talk

A BUSY WEEK FOR LADY LONGHORN GOLF TEAM The Kimball high girl's golf team has been busy this mont with a couple of tournaments each week here in the early stage of their season. They were in action... Full story

 

Withrow, Cajero compete well at Trader's summer training camp

Local students Jacob Withrow and Samuel Cajero attended the Mike Trader Mid-America Basketball Camp in Morrill on June 11-13. Both athletes received awards and won events in the boys major league...

 

Horns begin first year of 8 man play

In Kimball's first year playing 8 man football, and listed as D-1 in the district, Ben Aarestad returns for his second year as Longhorn's head football coach with more than 15 years of coaching...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 30, 2018

Kimball Volleyball short on height, plays up to strengths

Kimball volleyball is back in action this season with four returning starters, Madison Wynne setter, Kate Reader middle hitter, Jenna Greenwood outside hitter, Sydney Biesecker outside hitter, also...

 

Kimball Cross Country add several talented young runners

The Kimball Cross Country teams return with promising talent under veteran coaches Tiffany Johnson and Laurie Janicek. Last year the ladies lacked the numbers needed to compete as a team, with just...

 

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