Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Dave Faries

Kimball Star To Miss Remainder Of Wrestling Season With Ligament Tear


For the second time in two years, injury has knocked Kimball wrestler Jonathon Withrow out of district competition—and a possible trip to state.

Last year a concussion kept him from the big dance. This time around, the damage is more serious: a tear in his labral ligament that may require surgery. Even in physicians determine that physical therapy will suffice, Withrow is out of action until the football season.

“There’s nothing you can do about it,” he said with a philosophical shrug.

In practice after the holiday moratorium, Withrow felt a twinge in his hip. During the first perio...

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