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

Kimball Boys Fourth At Western Trails Tournament

The Kimball boys finished 4th in this year's Western Trails Conference Basketball Tournament play, losing 37-34 to Morrill in the consolation finals on Saturday.

The Longhorns got off to a good start with a 47-30 win on the road over Gordon-Rushville in first round play, which advanced them into semifinal play at WNCC Cougar palace, and gave them two more contests as first round losers were out.

In semifinal action, Kimball lost to the eventual champion Bridgeport, 61-40. In winning the championship, the Bulldogs defended the title they won a year ago and defeated the No. 1 seed Mitchell, 65-5...