Kimball 17U JO team takes first

The Kimball 17U Junior Olympics team placed first at the 2021 Avon/Albany Girls’ Volleyball State Championships on Sunday, April 11. The team includes, from left, Madison Schmitz, Ellie Kuechle, Morgan Garding, Kristen Hilbert, Olivia Mortenson, Madelyn Hunt, Leah Schiefelbein, Coach Marcia Mahlum, and Hallie Arnold. Submitted photo.

Kimball girls bumped out of playoffs

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer On Tuesday, March 23, the Lady Cubs traveled to Sauk Centre to take on the defending Region Section 6AA defending champs in the section semifinal round. At stake was a spot in the section championship and, conceivably, a berth in the 2021 state tournament. The Mainstreeters scored first, but sophomore…

Kimball JO VB has strong showing at MSF State Tournament

The Kimball Junior Olympic Volleyball program had a strong showing at the 2021 MSF State Tournament March 20 and 21 in Hutchinson tabbing four top-five finishes. The Kimball 12U-2 team finished in second-place to earn the runner-up honors while the 12U-1 team placed fifth overall Saturday, March 20, in the Lindsay Whalen Hutchinson Gym. On…

Kimball Cubs are 2021 Class A Wrestling State Champions

Kimball wrestlers are State Champions for first time ever! By Pat Garry, Staff Writer After besting Royalton-Upsala, 45-26, in the semifinals of the Class 1A state tournament, the Cubs finished the deal by defeating Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie, 49-21, in the championship match Saturday, March 27, at St. Michael-Albertville High School. The Cubs fell behind 15-0 in…

Kimball basketball girls score upset playoff win

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Cubs (11 seed) traveled to St. Cloud Cathedral (6 seed) Tuesday, March 16, for the opening round of the Section 6AA girls’ basketball tournament. Guard mates Madelyn Hunt and Ellie Kuechle put the Cubs up 5-0 with Hunt’s three and Kuechle’s field goal. Then Kristen Hilbert scored the next…

KAHS girls’ basketball team advances in playoffs

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Kimball basketball girls’ team advanced to Section 6AA semifinals, due to Pine City having to forfeit. “Our girls practiced instead on what was supposed to be game day and unanimously voted senior Madison Streit; to obtain the 2 points awarded to Kimball with the official 2-0 victory over Pine…

Kimball 17U JO volleyball team places second

Kimball’s 17U JO volleyball team placed second in the Minnesota Sports Federation 2021 MGVA State Championships tournament in Hutchinson Sunday, March 21. Pictured (in back) are coach Marcia Mahlum, Morgan Garding, Kristen Hilbert, Madison Schmitz, and Kate Kraemer; (in front) Leah Schiefelbein, Olivia Mortenson, Madelyn Hunt, Ellie Kuechle, and Hallie Arnold. Staff photo by Amanda…

Kimball basketball boys tripped up in playoffs

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Cubs were defeated by Rush City, 49-44, in the opening round of the Section 6AA boys’ tournament, Thursday, March 18. Rush City had a 20-17 halftime lead. Stats: Jack Knaus, 12 points, 5 rebounds; Hunter Hickman, 11 points, 6 rebounds; Jamison Tubridy, 4 points; Gabe Becker, 6 points; Lucas…

Seventh-grade Kimball Cubs boys’ basketball wrap-up

By Coach Strand The seventh-grade Kimball Cubs boys’ basketball team wrapped up their season with a record of 4 wins and 6 losses. This team worked very hard to improve and showed great determination right from the start. This was a very fun team to coach, and I am very proud of them. I would…

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