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

By Chad Miller
Longhorns Basketball Coach 

ON THE REBOUND

Coach Miller Takes Us Inside Longhorns' Season Of Pride And Growth

 

March 10, 2022

For the Observer

The 2021-22 season was one of growth for the Kimball Longhorns boys basketball program. Front row, from left: Manager Carlee Murdoch, #3 Bransyn Kiefer, #14 Braylon Miller, #10 Landon Norberg, #31 Trenton Hottell and manager Braxton Miller.  Second row: Coach Gene Mohr, manager Kaymen Lusche, manager Katie Kilgore, #00 Wyatt Cords, #1 Kyler Lusche, #2 Kyle Fraser, #4 Conner Deboodt, #20 Tig Woolington, #24 Draco Miller and coach Chad Miller. Two players who joined the team in-season are in the inset photo: #33 Brandon Paxton and #42 Anthony Tovar.

This year's 2021-22 Boys Basketball season was one of growth and commitment. With athletic participation at an all time low and losing a few students to not having a football season this year, it was always in the back of people's minds as to whether our season would meet the same fate as well. Fortunately for us, we did have 8 students that showed up to our first practice willing to learn and give it their all for an opportunity to represent our school and community with pride.

Within only a few days more, our team grew from 8 to 11 players. However, one of our players sustained a knee inj...



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