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PAGE 8 January 28, 2016 ............................. www.tricountynews.mn Participants in the 2016 Spelling Bee at Kimball Schools were (front row) Cody Anderson (gr. 7), Lindsey Davis (gr. 7), Skylar Gruba (gr. 7), Nick Bowen (gr. 6), and Caitlin Krippner (gr. 5); (back) Madison Schmidtz (gr. 6), Hilary Davis (gr. 6), Kylie Kesanen (gr. 5), and Bailee Schiefelbein (gr. 8). (Not pictured is Brian Binsfeld.) Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. By Jean Doran Matua, Editor One could say Lindsey Davis is the paragon of spelling at Kimball. (Paragon was the winning word at this year's Spelling Bee.) Ten students in grades 5-8 com- peted to be district Spelling Bee champion. After 10 elimination rounds, it came down to two sis- ters, Lindsey and Hilary Davis. In a spell-off of sorts, Lindsey emerged the champion with her sister Hil- ary as alternate. The Regional Spellin~g Bee is Thursday morning, Fel~. 11, at Resource Training and Solutions in St. Cloud. Would you know these words? Alumni B'ball Letters from velcro, likeable, splashy, balm, T-urne,, curries, owlishly, Euro, flattery, umpire, marlin, lactose, trellis, hoitytoity, swollen, whiff, colum- nist, bewilder, pedigree, astro- naut, worrywart, evaporation, fulfilling, smidge, measly, cyber- space, jargon, genteel, vicinity, paragon. These were some of the 90 or so words in this year's Bee. The KimballAlumniBasketball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. The all- day event will take place in the gyms at Kimball Area High School (use door #10). Concessions will be available. Congratulations to all the par- Kimball Area ticipants, and good luck Lindsey at the Regional Bee. Honor Roll Afghanistan ]an. 26, 2016 Hi everyone, my week has been busy. It has been filled with missions and other various activities. I haven't really done much else this week because of the long missions. We did have one IDF (in direct fire) this week. I believe it missed base again. I have been reading and watching movies lately. I start my online class next week; I am excited to start up school again. ! am going for my CCAF which is equivalent to an associate's degree. I am getting it in criminal justice even though I eventually want to become an elementary school teacher. The weather has been cool and windy. No snow on the ground here but the mountains have a bunch of snow. The sunrises here are beautiful. I haven't seen a sunset yet but I am sure they are just as beautiful as the sunrises. I hope everyone enjoys their week. Allie will write us each week, her time and missions allowing. A Honor Roll Grade 7 RileyAlbers Naomi Bollman Caitlyn Carlson Lindsay Davis Austin Donnay Morgan Everett Emma Gustafson Zackary Holtz Andrea Jendro Natalee Kunkel Matthew Loch Zya Lueders Jacqueline Massmann Alexander Nelson Simon Ochs Sophia Schlueter Brody Schmidt Riley Spoden Madison Streit Julia Wall-Sanders Grade 8 Brian Binsfeld Rebecca Binsfeld Justice Boyer Emma Capes Victoria Herren Kimberly Kesanen Bailee Schiefelbein Megan Schindler Emi Wagner Tyler White Jeremy Zabinski Grade 9 Carl Blanchard Jayla Follett Casey Gohmann Branson Jensen Noah Jurek Krista Loch Amaya Lyrek Stephanie Messmann Rachel Merten Erin O'Brien Zachary Schiefelbein Ashley Schindele Jackie Schmidt Sidney Schreiner Zachary Streit Charity stripe makes difference in Lady Cubs' victory By PatGarry, Staff Writer 9 rebounds and 4 steals. Taylor Kimball moved to 7-0 in con- Schreiner had 3 steals. Key stats: ference play with their recent free-throws: Kimball 18/32 and win over Howard Lake-Waverly- Howard Lake 6/7; Kimball led Winsted, 63-55, last Friday night, in total steals, 13-7, and won Ion. 22. The Cubs cashed in on a the turnover margin as Howard dozen more converted free-throws Lake suffered 17 giveaways to the than their opponent, and now Cubs' 13. The Cubs had 14 often- stand at 14-2 on the season. That sire rebounds and out-rebounded marks the school's best start since the Lakers 37-28 overall. Game 2003, when the gifts advanced to Scoring: Madison Libbesmeier the state tournament. 4; Taylor Schreiner 2; Mackenzie The Cubs trailed early on, but Leither 10; Madison Hurrle took back the lead on a Mackenzie 16; Ashley Schindele 5; Caitlin Leither three pointer, and they O'Brien 8, Rebeckah Holtz 10; never trailed again. Kimball Katie Merchant 8. ran the lead up to 24-19 by half- "Howard Lake has some big time and led 49-39 with five min- weapons on offense and we knew utes remaining in the contest. A we had to keep track of their shoot- worn-down Lakers team sent the ers defensively. The crowd was a Cubs to the foul line an incredi- little hostile at times and we kept ble 32 times, and that proved to our composure when we needed be the Achilles heel for HLWW, as to, capitalized from the free-throw Kimball was true on 18 of those line, and benefitted from some key attempts, including ten from steals and turned them into scor- Madison Hurrle. The Cubs were ing opportunities," said Coach led by Hurrle's 10 rebounds and Jeremy Kuechle. three assists. Becky Holtz had Searchable, Archived, Accessible 24/7 School Semester 12015-2016 DanielleTerwey-Lyrek Rachel Utecht Julia Zipoy Grade 10 Trinity Erickson Cole Hilsgen Katherine Johnson Mackenzie Leither Melanie Loehrer Katie Merchant Adrienne Rainer Abbey Schiefelbein Payton Schiefelbein Brooklyn Smith Hope Sodergren Katherine Spaulding Madilyn Truenow Benjamin Zipoy Grade 11 Aeron Ashbrook Anna Donnay Kaylee Hechtel Mason Hennen Austin Host Madison Hurrle Stephanie Hurrle Emma Kuechle Scott Laudenbach Holly Loch Katelyn Massmann Caitlin O'Brien Karl Schiefelbein Talyn Schlueter Emily Utecht MaicyVossen Grade 12 Erika Johnson Annicka Konz Madison Libbesmeier Abbey Straley Kaitlyn Truenow John Zipoy B Honor Roll Grade 7 Jaden DeGree Brandon Guggisberg Annalisa Hendrickson Hunter Hickman Sidnee Hoffarth Bailey Joseph Jack Knaus Carter Lyrek Kody Pauls Gracelyn Powell Logan Silbernagel LilyVoight Grade 8 Taijah Capes Arianna Davis Kaitlyn Decknatel Adam Frilstad Emily Grell Chase Gustafson Mikaela Held Eileen Hendrickson Adam Hilbert Erica Johnson Cailyn Kuechle Kyrie Rossman Tucker Schultz Megan Serbus Emma Tulowetzke Grade 9 Holly Berscheid DeAndre Borge Kaitlyn Buermann Michael Donnay Madeline Fox Bree Gehrke Drew Gustafson Madaline Gustafson Ian Johnson Kiersten Johnson Emma Kuechle Jenna Lund Brendan Maurer Henry Meyer lustine Miller Riley Miller Haley Robben Alexander Silbernagel Michael Stern Kaitli Wicker Grade 10 Hunter Ahlrich Michael Binsfeld Jessica Combs Colton DeGree Jarett Edwards Hoyden Gagnon Bryce Gehrke Nicholas Gustafson Weston Hine Michael Hoffmann Mitchell lansky Mikayla Markwardt Kira Schaefer Mitchell Skaggs Alexis Streit Danica Westrich Grade 11 Bailey Berscheid Keali'i Kapoi Tyler Konz Katelynn Loehrer Sara Markwardt Andrew Massmann Adam Nehring Alexa Ruehle Levi Sodergren Darius Westrich Alyssa Zabinski Anthony Zongo Grade 12 Bridgette Anderson Denzel Atherton Tyler Bechtold Jacob Borman Colton Czech loelle Edwards Samuel Ehlinger Trent Gehrke Krista Hendrickson Austin Hentges Rebeckah Holtz Shay Krippner Natasha Kunkel Ariel Laabs Lauren Libbesmeier Brady Mehr Sawyer Mies Ortega Mohamed Samantha Reinert Hedy Robben Amanda Roerick Diego Sbrolla Taylor Schreiner Corrin Thell Montana Tschida Dunkin Westrich