MSHSL to allow fall football, volleyball

At a Board of Directors meeting Sept. 21, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) voted to: • Return volleyball to the fall activities season. The 11-week season would begin Sept. 28 with competition beginning Oct. 8; there would be 14 regular-season contests. • Return football to the fall activities season. The 10-week season would…

Matt Dingmann wins Kimball Golf Championship

The 36-hole Kimball Golf Club Men’s Championship was highly contested this year, with Matt Dingmann, Neil Helgeson, and Scott Kunkel all tied after the 28th hole. Matt and Scott were still tied going into the final hole before Matt edged out Scott by one stroke. “It was definitely the best Club Championship match we have…

Kimball Express Team at the 2020 Minnesota Class C State Tournament

The Kimball Express started and finished their 2020 state tournament appearance on Saturday, Aug. 29, ending a good season. The 2020 team has a combination of veteran and young players, and they went into the state tournament as Region 15C champions. The 2020 Kimball Express include: (back row, left to right) Back row left to…

Watkins Clippers finish season in Minnesota top 16

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Watkins Clippers played the Bird Island Bullfrogs Saturday, Sept. 5, in Springfield. Both teams made it into the Final 16 in the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Class C state tournament, but only one moved on to the next level. The teams were equally matched, and it turned into a battle…

Clippers move on in state tournament

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor Another shut-out game by pitcher/manager Matt Geislinger won the day for the Watkins Clippers Sunday evening, Aug. 30, in Milroy. Geislinger allowed only four hits on the game while keeping the Fergus Falls Hurricanes scoreless. The Clippers scored quickly and early, and they won the day, 6-0. For the Clippers,…

Express end season with close game in extra innings

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Kimball Express entered the Minnesota Amateur Baseball state tournament as Region 15C champions. As such, they had a bye for the first weekend of play. Their first tournament game this season was to be their last: Saturday evening, Aug. 29, at Milroy against Prior Lake (after their victory over…

High ratings for Kimball Golf Club

A 2019 study by the Minnesota Golf Association revealed that the popularity of golf results in important contributions to small-town economies all across the state. “While the study points out how broadly golf impacts Minnesota’s economy, it also highlights the importance that every golf course plays in its local community,” said Tom Ryan, MGA executive…

Sportsmans night out

The Maine Prairie Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is hosting its 13th annual rescheduled banquet Saturday, Sept. 19, at Powder Ridge. The upstairs will be used for eating and the downstairs will be used for raffle displays to promote social distancing. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. If you would like…

Kimball Golf Club

Championships In the KGC Monday 3-Person League, Team Helgeson (Kurt Helgeson, Neil Helgeson, and Dillon Menson) defeated Team Hartel (Larry Hartel, Charlie Kersten, and Tony Schmitz) and Team Gilbertson (Deb Gilbertson, Jerry Gilbertson, and Kyle Rasmusson) defeated Team Risch (Wanda Risch, Gene Risch, and Dale Risch). In the championship play this week Team Helgeson is…

Kimball Rod and Gun Club 2nd half Trap results

League 1 Riverview 58 Guys from Hutch 53 Schlauderaff Imp. 52 Maine Prairie DU 24 Riverview members: Bob Lang, Bill Smith, Jake Borman, Zach Stein, Gary Tintes, Bret Alslebin. League 2 Riverside Tavern 47 KRG Club 41 Litchfield Bowl 37 Sears 29 Hendricks Sand/Gravel 27 Riverside Tavern members: Matt Foley, Jeff Miller, Nathan Hulstein, Tom…

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