Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

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 working very hard, according to coach Kari Gifford. Blankenship has never run distances before this year and Kimball was just her second distance experience.

The young runner improved on her time at the Kimball meet over the "pretty tough course" she experienced in Gering, making Kimball her personal record to date.

"With her determination, she will continue to improve," Gifford added.

Lily Teeple, als...