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

An emotional moment - two communities bonded


Michele Daum

Kimball teacher Jeri Ferguson receives a big hug from Hershey player Paige Larchick, as the Hershey team and their coach smile and approve during a post game presentation of appreciation.

An emotional event took place following the Kimball and Hershey girl's basketball game in Hershey this past Friday evening. Following the game, which Kimball won 44-38, Hershey coach and Activities Director, Jeremy Thomas, with microphone in hand went to mid-court and asked the fans if they would please remain seated. He then asked members of both teams to join him at mid-court, along with the coaches, and a special invite to Kimball teacher Jeri Ferguson.

This event all relates back to one year ago when Mrs. Ferguson spearheaded a drive to raise funds to help the family of a young Hershey...

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