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Kimball Wins Big, Loses Close At SPVA

On Jan. 16 Kimball played third seed Perkins County in the SPVA Tourney and gave them a scare with the final score 47-50. Head coach Chad Miller said, "The boys played hard and cut their turnovers to... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 26, 2023

Coyotes Bested By Leyton In MAC Final, 51-42

Leyton's Warrior Boys Basketball team has given the Coyotes a tough time this season, handing the Potter-Dix boys another defeat in the championship game of the MAC Tournament at Bridgeport High...


Longhorn Wrestlers Compete At Chadron

Mother Nature continues to affect the Longhorn wrestling season. The team was supposed to attend a tournament on Friday in Hemingford. With the weather cancelling school and practice for 2 days, we made the decision to not attend the tournament on...


McGinnis, Schindler A Winning Tag Team

The injury bug has hit the Kimball Longhorn Wrestling team this week. Derek Kauffman's season was ended in the beginning of the week with another shoulder injury that will result in season ending... Full story


Kimball Boys Basketball Team's Effort Pleases Coaches

The Kimball Longhorns boys basketball team was 3-9 on the season but continuing to battle hard following Monday's 50-47 loss to Perkins County in a first round SPVA matchup. SPVA action continues this... Full story


Longhorn Boys Go 2-1 On The Week

The Kimball boys basketball team, flashing some nice play this season, continues its busy January this week with a home game Tuesday, Jan. 10, against Potter-Dix and road games 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13,... Full story


2 Firsts, 1 Second For Wrestlers At Garden County Invite

The Kimball Longhorn wrestling team heads to Chase County this Friday and Saturday after a trip to Garden County on Saturday, Jan. 7, for an invitational tournament where they showed well as a team and in individual competition. At the end of the...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 12, 2023

Coyote Boys 5-1, Girls 2-5 Going Into Visit To Kimball

The Potter-Dix Coyote basketball team looked to continue its strong start of the season into the New Year, and had a close victory against Bayard followed by a blowout win against South Platte during the first week 2023 to show for their efforts....


Horns Make Good At Make-Up Invite

The Longhorns wrestling team is looking competitive heading into its next action on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the always solid Garden County Invitational. The Longhorns competed on Dec 30 at the... Full story


Mini-Cheerleaders Going To Camp

The Kimball High School Cheer Team wishes everyone a very happy New Year and can’t wait to see what 2023 will bring. The cheer team is calling all mini-cheerleaders for its winter/basketball mini cheer camp on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Mary Lynch... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    December 29, 2022

Longhorns, Coyotes, Wildcats Ready To Return In 2023

The 2023 portions of the high school and junior high winter sports and activity seasons open next week. That means the Kimball, Potter-Dix and Banner County basketball players, wrestlers and cheerleaders are getting back at it. And let’s not...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 22, 2022

Potter-Dix Tops Kimball Going Into Break

After a week filled with cancellations of games due to the recent snowstorm that blasted through the Panhandle, the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes and Kimball Lady Longhorns finally got back on the court... Full story


Slow Start Hampers Longhorn Boys Vs. Sutherland

The Kimball boys basketball team went into its holiday break with a 65-51 loss to visiting Hershey on Dec. 16. The Horns played Hershey close most of the way – after a first quarter in which they were outscored 20-11. Leading Kimball in scoring...


Hershey Next For Horns After Win At Morrill

The Kimball Longhorns boys basketball team hosts Hershey 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in a non-district matchup to close the 2022 portion of it season. Kimball sits at second place in the district with... Full story


Wrestlers Wrapping Up First Semester Schedule

The Kimball Longhorn wrestlers will return to action Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Sutherland Invitational to finish up their first semester schedule. The competition follows some strong individual...


Young Kimball Girls Basketball In A 'Growing Year'

The Kimball Longhorns girls basketball hosts Hershey this Friday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. before closing out the 2022 portion of its season 4 p.m. Monday at Potter Dix. Both are non-district games. The Lady Longhorns are 0-4 on the season this past week...


P-D'S Dale Frerichs To Coach West In All-Star Game

SCOTTSBLUFF – Coaches have been selected for the 2023 West Nebraska All-Star Football Game – and for anyone who followed Panhandle football this past season, it should be no surprise that Potter-D...


Longhorns 10th Of 25 At Mullen Invite

The Kimball Longhorns wrestling team traveled to Bayard to take on the Tigers on Thursday, Dec 1. There were 4 matches contested: 145 – James McGinnis pinned Owen Talton (Bayard) 2:56 170 – Derek... Full story


Boys Basketball Hopes To Rebound At Perkins

The Kimball Longhorns boys basketball team hosts Perkins County on Friday, Dec. 9, and travels to Morrill the next day after opening competition this year with a win over Alliance in the preseason...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Lady Longhorns Fall To Leyton

Leyton’s Lady Warrior girls basketball team opened their season strong with two big wins, on the road against Kimball on Friday and at home Saturday against Morrill. Their season opener on Friday had them matched up against the Kimball Lady...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 8, 2022

Potter-Dix Boys Open Season Roaring Against Morrill Lions

Potter-Dix's Coyote basketball team started the 2022-23 season strong with a thorough 63-24 beating of the visiting Morrill Lions on Friday at Potter-/Dix High School. After a 20-win season last...


Longhorns Give Hall Of Fame Effort

The Kimball boys basketball season is off to a great start with a win over Alliance, 56-48, in the Hall of Fame Jamboree on Monday evening. The second and third quarters helped to propel the...



In the photo at left, Clarika Hottell,13 shows off the buck she shot last week. At right, Kambree, Kolt and Knox show off the 5x6 buck that Kolt shot last week in Banner County. Kolt was using his...



High school winter sports are nearly here. Kimball, Banner County and Potter-Dix student athletes are gearing up for their upcoming seasons. We're talking basketball. Wrestling. And, of course, cheer.... Full story



Braylon Miller, 16 shot this 5x5 buck north of Dix on Monday evening. Attention hunters: The Observer welcomes your hunting photos this deer season to run in the paper....


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