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 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 18, 2019 

Jock Talk

Not much to report in regard to area high school spring sports happenings, thanks to more winter weather and more cancellations and postponements. The Kimball high golf team did get their first tournament played at Mitchell, and you can catch the...

 

STAYING IN HIS LANE

The Dalles, Ore., is a world away from Kimball, but professional bowler Greg McDaniel made the move from there to Kimball. In August 2015, McDaniel purchased the local bowling alley, the Kim Bowl. He...

 

Sugar Valley Rally Returning To Kimball

Get your engines ready and mark your calendars for the 31st annual Sugar Valley Rally. The event, which will make a grand return to Kimball, this year will be held May 30 to June 2. The registration d...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 18, 2019 

Kimball Boys Golf Third At Mitchell

The Kimball high boys golf team got the season underway at the Mitchell Invitational Tournament on April 9 and finished third in the team standings with two individuals medal winners. Alliance won...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 11, 2019

A Blizzard In The Works

The weather cooperated enough to allow our area track and golf athletes a chance to get in some competition this past week, but watch out again this week. Already the Potter-Dix Junior High track meet, held at Kimball, has been cancelled from April 1...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 11, 2019

Kilgore A Double Winner At Mitchell

Kimball's Brady Kilgore is still undefeated in the hurdles after winning both hurdle races at last Saturday's Mitchell Invitational Track and Field Meet. The Longhorn senior had another outstanding...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 11, 2019

Kimball High Boys Golf In Full Swing After Practice Round

The Kimball High Boys Golf is in full swing and the Longhorns got it started with a nine hole practice round involving their own team, Mitchell, and Potter Dix, this past week at the Four Winds. Coach Chad Wise had 8 golfers participate, Mitchell...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    April 11, 2019

Gortney And Thurin Junior Olympic Champions

Two Tri-State Grapplers, Jax Thurin and Jesse Gortney, ventured to Eads, Colorado, for the Eads Junior Olympic Tournament on April 6. In the 51 pound bracket, Gortney placed first. Champ. Round 1 --...

 

Kimball Dead Eye Shooters Earn Nationals

Kimball Dead Eye Shooters 4-H Club BB Gun Team 1 placed 3rd in the 2019 Nebraska State 4-H BB Gun and Air Rifle Championships earning a trip to the Daisy National BB Gun Match in Rogers, Arkansas, this July. Team members are Julia Winstrom, Chris...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    April 11, 2019

'2019 Take The Buckin' Pool Tournament

Two local establishments with the help of the Kimball community are heading up a summer filled will pool tournaments to benefit local residents. Beer and Loathing and Chute No. 7 present the “2019 Take the Buckin” pool tournament -- a series of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 4, 2019

Jock Talk

I enjoyed taking in the Tri-State Track Meet at Chappell on Monday . . . well kinda. All was good until I experienced a pesky nose-bleed that wouldn’t stop, but a trip to the Chappell Regional West facility where I was greeted and treated, quite...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 4, 2019

Kimball Boys Team Champions At Creek Valley Track Invite

A good day on the track, and in the field, for the Kimball High Track Team this past Monday at the Tri-State Track Meet held at the Creek Valley High School in Chappell. The Kimball boys won the Team...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    April 4, 2019

Hard Work Pays Off For Two Kimball Youngsters

Two Kimball wrestlers showed grit and determination this past weekend at the Midwest Classic Nationals in Kearney. Trajan Johnson and Britton Culek both placed fifth in their brackets out of nearly...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 4, 2019

Jordan Greenwood Signs To Continue His Golf Career

Kimball's Jordan Greenwood signed a letter of intent to continue his collegiate golf career this past week at the completion of his second year of golf and school at Southeast Community College. The...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    April 4, 2019

Race Season Around Corner

It’s time for a new season and hopes to bring yet another record breaking year in Julesburg, Colorado, at the drag strip. The oldest NHRA Drag strip in the USA, it’s still at the same location and a summer event that has continued to grow over...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 28, 2019

Jock Talk

Seems like I have been discussing the weather in my column about as much as I have been local sporting activities, and I guess the reason for that is because it plays a major role in what is happening, or is going to happen, in our sporting world....

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    March 28, 2019

March Wrestling Almost Over

Local wrestlers attended two tournaments this past weekend. One Tri-State Grappler headed south to Greeley for the Junior Bulldog Wrestling Tournament. Jesse Gortney placed second in the 8U 42-45 division and placed third in the 10U 45-45 division...

 

Brady Kilgore Opens Season With Record Breaking Day At Morrill

Kimball High got the 2019 track season underway at the Morrill Early Bird Invite this past Saturday and despite the cool and soggy conditions, had a good opening meet according to coach Gene Mohr....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 21, 2019

Jock Talk

The first event on Kimball’s Spring Sport season has come and gone with the Longhorns cancelling out of the Chadron State College Indoor Track and Field Meet this past Saturday because of the weather and road conditions. The event went on as...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 21, 2019

Kimball Boys Will Miss 5 Seniors

The 2018-19 Kimball High Boys Basketball team had a hard time securing wins this past season, ending up with seven wins and 14 losses. It wasn't because of lack of effort as the Longhorns played hard...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019

Blizzard Or Not, Spring Sports Season Arrives

Welcome to the spring sports season in Western Nebraska! If the bus driver can see the road, and if they have them plowed open by Saturday, the Kimball High track team will head up to Chadron State College for their first meet of the season, which...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019

2018-19 Lady Longhorns: Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

The 2018-19 basketball season for the Kimball High girls wound up with 10 wins and 11 losses, but when we consider the opposition the Lady Longhorns faced throughout the season a lot of credit has to...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019

Record Setting Season For Girls

The Kimball High Lady Longhorn Basketball Team ended up with a win-loss season of 10 and 11, but nonetheless they had some school record breaking happenings. As a team, they improved the school mark of fewest points allowed in a game when they held...

 

Team Evertson Wins Lions Club Grudge Match Trophy

The Kimball Lions Club concluded its Annual Nine Pin No Tap Bowling Tournament recently, enjoying a great turnout of local and area bowlers. Creg Barker was the Men's Singles winner with a high...

 

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