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Hurrle wins Hamline University Award

The Hamline University Pat Paterson Award recognizes one female senior student-athlete for their outstanding academic achievement and is given to the student-athlete who has the highest GPA and who has made significant contributions to her sport. Madison Hurrle led the Pipers offensively in her two seasons, tallying 571 kills in her 52 matches played, and…

Express top Lakers

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Kimball Express traveled to Pearl Lake to face the Lakers on Saturday, June 12. The Express scored slow and steady from the beginning. The Lakers were nearly caught up at the end of the seventh inning (3-2 Kimball), but the Express scored three more runs to end the game…

High-scoring Express squash Hawks

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Eden Valley Hawks hosted the Kimball Express on a sweltering Friday evening, June 11. The Hawks were outnumbered, and out-batted. The Express went home with the 14-1 win. Ben Johnson hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, a long inning that saw 9 Express runs. Jordan Joseph hit…

Brewers shut out Hawks Sunday

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Eden Valley Hawks hosted the Luxemburg Brewers Sunday afternoon, June 13. Although the Brewers scored in the first inning, and again in the fourth, the game moved slowly until the seventh when the Brewers scored 3, plus another 2 in the eighth. The Hawks were scoreless with only 5…

Rockies maintain lead over Clippers

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Cold Spring Rockies played the Clippers at Watkins Friday evening, June 11. The Rockies scored first, and the Clippers gave them a run for their money but they couldn’t quite catch up. The Rockies won, 6-5. Alex Geislinger led the Rockies with a triple and a pair of singles.…

Clippers win with walk-off in extra innings

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Watkins Clippers hosted the Kimball Express on Sunday, June 13. Kimball jumped to the lead with 3 runs in the first inning, thanks to doubles by Scott and Brian Marquardt. Watkins finally caught up in the ninth inning, with a 3-3 tie. It was 4-4 after 10 innings, but…

KGC #9 best course in Minnesota

Golfpass.com ranks golf courses based on 1,406 reviews submitted for 161 courses in Minnesota. -Kimball Golf Club, with 94 reviews in the past 12 months, is ranked #9 in Minnesota. 93% of golfers submitted positive reviews of KGC. Here are some of their comments: Challenging Hilly, many blind shots, greens fair but tough, scenic, grounds…

Disc golf sparks friendly competition

By George Matua, TCN Staff For just over a month now, Kimball has had a disc golf course. It’s located in Willow Creek Park, among the old oaks and along its trails and the trout stream. Disc golf is a sport scored like golf but played with a disc and raised baskets. The discs may…

Express steam over Lakers

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Kimball Express traveled to the Lake Henry Lakers to take on a familiar state championship rival, this time in the Stearns County Classic tournament. The Express scored first and stayed ahead, winning the morning, 8-5. Adam Beyer hit a three-run home run for the Express in the first inning.…

Twins knock Express

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor In the Saturday afternoon game of the Stearns County Classic tournament, the Kimball Express hosted the New London- Spicer Twins. The Express jumped out with 4 runs in the first inning, but stalled the rest of the game. The Twins scored 4 in the second inning, to tie the score,…

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