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Pa00e 10 Calendar Sports Thursday, February 3, 2011 Tri-County News Kimball, MN 122111_22;ZLL2222/---- tt 5 I Saturday, Feb. 5, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Pancake breakfast at Zion United Methodist Church in South Haven; see ad on page 3. Saturday, Feb. 5, Tenth annual Alumni Basketball Tourney at KAHS. See team rosters on page 5 and brackets on page 10. Saturday, Feb. 5, 1-3 p.m., 23rd annual Kingston Lions fishing contest, on NW side of Lake Fran- cis; see ad on page 3 for details. Friday, Feb. 11, 4-7 p.m., 4th annual Spaghetti Supper at Kings- ton Apostolic Lutheran Church; see ad on page 3. Saturday, Feb. 12, noon-3 p.m., Ice fishing benefit for family of Jeff Colberson of Maple Lake on Cedar Lake at the Schroeder Park access; 6:30-8 p.m., silent auction at Maple Lake American Legion Club. Saturday, Feb. 12, 12:30-3 p.m., 28th annual South Haven Sports- man&apos;s Club Fishing Contest, on Lake Francis Public Beach; watch for ad next week. Com00uni00 Thursday, Feb. 3, 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.Author Jonathan Friesen will be at KAHS. (320) 398-7700. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2-3 p.m., WonderWeavers at Kimball Public Library, for ages 3-8. Saturday, Feb. 5, Tenth annual Alumni Basketball Tourney at KAHS. Teams must be signed up by Jan. 15, but c'mon down and root for your favorite era team (by year or decade). Watch for details and team line-up! Wednesday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m., Stea- rns History Museum Breakfast Club: Prof. Mary Wingerd; (320) 253-8424. Monday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m., Kim- ball Legion Auxiliary meeting. Thursday, Feb. 17, 7-8 a.m., Kim- ball CARES breakfast at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kimball; RSVP to Tammy at (320) 398-5011 or tkonz @meltel. net. Education 00overnment Tuesday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Maine Prairie Township meeting at Kim- ball Area Fire Hall; (320) 398-2905. Thursday, Feb. 10, 6 p.m., Wat- kins City Council meeting at City Hall. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 6 p.m., Kimball school board meeting, in board room in Kimball Area High School; (320) 398-5585. .00PO Monday, Feb. 7, NO SCHOOL for Kimball students. Monday, Feb. 7, 11:30 a.m.- 7:30 p.m., KES and KAHS parent- teacher conferences. Monday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., FFA meeting in Ag Room. Tuesday, Feb. 8, 3:30-7:30 p.m., KES and KAHS parent-teacher conferences. Thursday, Feb. 10, Spelling Bee at KAHS; see story on page 5. Tuesday, Feb. 15, KES Music Concert (grades 4-6). Kimball Cubs EV-Watkins Eagles Boys' Basketball FRI., FEB. 4, 6 PM, V. EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS Fri., Feb. 4, 6 pm, at Kimball MON., FEB. 7, 6 PM, V. DASSEL-COKATO Mon., Feb. 7, 6 pm, at Zimmerman Thu., Feb. 10, 6 pm, at Holdingford THU., FEB. 10, 6 PM, V. HL-W-W Sat., Feb. 12,12 noon, at Meadow Creek Christian Tue., Feb. 15, 6 pm, at Maple Lake TOE., FEB. 15, 6 PM, V. BBE FRI., FEB. 18, 6 PM, V. ROCKFORD Girls' Basketball Thu., Feb. 3, 6 pm, at Holdingford THU., FEB. 3, 6 PM, V. PIERZ FrL, Feb. 4, 6 pm, at Swanville Tue., Feb. 8, 6 pm, at BBE TOE., FEB. 8, 6 PM, V. MAPLE LAKE FRI., FEB. 11, 6 PM, V. ROCKFORD Fri., Feb. 11, 6 pro, at HL-W-W Tue., Feb. 15, 6 pm, at PACT/Spectrum (no 9th gr.) MON., FEB. 14, 6 PM, V. ST. JOHN'S PREP THU., FEB. 17, 6 PM, V. HOLDINGFORD Wrestling Thu., Feb. 3, 6 pm, at Rockford Dual Sat., lb. 5, 6 pm, at Paynesville Thu., Feb. 10, 5 pm, at HL-W-W Tri (v. LPGE) TUE., FEB. 86:30 PM, V. MINNEWASKA Tue., Feb. 15, 6 pro, Team Sections Tue., Feb. 15, 6 pm, Team Sections d reliable reporting local news & events coupon savings special sections N valuable advertising classifieds conversation starters Your complete source for local news in your community. Renew by mail (P.O. Box 220, Kimball MN 55353) or on-line at www.TriCountyNews.MN __ FREE 2-month trial (new sub's only) __ FREE active military subscription, __ one-year Minnesota subscription, $36 __ one-year out-of-state subscription, $46 __ SENIOR* Minnesota subscription, $26 __ SENIOR* out-of-state subscription, $36 (* Seniors are 62 and older) (3-, 6- and 9-month subscriptions are available; ask us!) Name: Address: City/State/Zip: __ Check enclosed OR Charge my: __ Visa __ MasterCard __ Discover Card #: .... - - __ _ exp. / 398-5000.70 S Main St., Kimball www.TriCountyNews.MN Kimball Alumni Basketball Tournament! . Saturday, Feb. 5th, 2011 2008-2010 gne I - g:o0   ....................... 2006-2007 lrne 2 - 9:4S im i 2009-2010 2001-2002 game 3 10:30 am 1989-1993 2004-2005 game 4 -11:15 ;on 1994-1997 me 15- 5:15 p / 12 - 3;00 im l .... Game 14 * 4:30 vm Lrr  12 Z011 fdRace ne 13 -1:45 pm (N=w ) 9- 1:30 am _. Gle 7- 11;45 =m ....................... t (o) L - Gm 6- I;30 am t  star at go0 AM wRh glmles lasUr  the day; hlcnld is It S:lS PM. Cot ,.00 f ik $1.00 for .,uKJefl Food Ind BrINe CotmNzk =talld= t be  Cubs wrestlers defeat Eagles! By Mike Schindler, coach Win over EV-W The Cubs and the Eagles have faced off 53 times since Kimball Wrestling has been established. With Kimball coming out on top with a 49-19 win on Tuesday, Jan. 25, the series is once again tied up at 26 wins 26 losses and one tie. This was a huge win for the Cubs to head into the Eden Val- ley gym, and capture the win; the last time the wrestlers were able to get a win in Eden Valley was in 1997. This was a critical match for the Cubs in their quest for the conference title. They needed to wrestle well as a team to be able to knock off the defending confer- ence champs loaded with seniors. This win gives Kimball a 5-0 con- ference record with two more con- ference matches left to go. The Cubs started out fast on the Eagles, building a 24-0 lead by get- ting wins out of Mitchell McKee (103) receiving a forfeit, Quinten ,BerreS (112) winning by a fall over Zach Blonigen in 1:22, Tan- ner Mills (119) receiving a forfeit, and Marcus Hamer (125) won by a fall over Sam Femrite in 52 sec- onds. Troy Filzen (135) started a run for the Cubs by winning a 6-3 decision over Luke Kuechle. Tyler Kuechle (140) won a close deci- sion 2-1 over Austin Peterson. Jor- dan Joseph (145) received a for- feit. Caramon Hansen (152) had one of the most physical matches of the night, coming out on top with a 12-4 major decision over Mike Downham. Travis Schiefel- bein (160) received a forfeit to put the Cubs up 46-6 going into 171. David Joseph received the last win for the Cubs on the night, getting a 3-0 decision over Brandon Walz. Wrestler's go 1-1 in ACGC Win over Osakis: Thursday, Jan. 27, the Cubs had a tri with two section foes in ACGC. The first match of the night for the Cubs was against Osakis. Mitchell McKee (103) started things off for the Cubs getting a 10-3 decision, Quinten Berres (112) won by a fall in 1:18, Tanner Mills (119) received a forfeit, Marcus Hamer (125) won by a 13-8 decision, Jake Linn (130) won by a 12-2 major decision, Tyler Kuechle (140) won by a 5-2 deci- sion, Jordan Joseph won by a fall in 3:31, Travis Schiefelbein (171) won by a 14-3 major decision, David Joseph won by a fall in 3:24, and Alex Thurber (215) won'by a fall in 39 seconds to give the Cubs the section win 47-18. Loss to ACGC: In a dual that was going to decide the number one and two seed in the section tournament, the Cubs faced an up-hill battle going against the #2-ranked team in class A, with three kids out of their line-up. The team stepped up and gave ACGC everything they had, but came out of the dual with their first loss of the year. Quinten Berres (112) got things going for the Cubs with a 3-2 deci- sion win over sixth-ranked Logan Peterson, Tanner Mills (119) kept it going with a fall in 1:07, Marcus Hamer (130) won by a 11-0 major decision, Caramon Hansen (145) won a tough battle 6-4 over third- ranked Matt Lee, Jordan Joseph (152) won another close match 4-3 over sixth-ranked Matt Meyer, and David Joseph (189) won by a 11-4 decision. The team wrestled very well, having to make up 18 points that Kimball gave up because of forfeits. The final score to the match was Kimball 22 ACGC 37. Cubs capture another title Saturday, the Cubs traveled to Fergus Palls for a dual meet tour- nament. The Cubs went into the tournament with three kids out of their regular line-up, but wres- tled as a team to capture the tour. nament title. Skyler Schiefelbein, Matt Donnay, and Luke Serbus were scheduled to wrestle in the individual JV tournament that was going on at the same time, but when they found out we had kids not coming because of an illness, they all stepped up and filled in. These three did not have the best day for the Cubs, but by them step- ping up and excepting the chal- lenge, it helped the rest of the team take care of business. The Cubs did have eight wres- tlers that went undefeated on the day. They include: Mitchell Free tax preparation help available Tri-CAP provides free tax preparation help through three Vita tax sites beginning Jan. 27 Tri-CAP has received fund- ing from the Initiative Founda- tion in Little Falls and United Way of Central Minnesota to provide free tax preparation help for lower- income individuals and families to the Central Minnesota commu- nity beginning Jan. 27. Individuals making $30,000 or less and fami- lies making $50,000 or less are eli- gible for these services. IRS certi- fied volunteer tax preparers will provide free help to consumers at three sites this tax season: Catholic Charities from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Feb. 1, through April 12; the Salvation Army from 9 a.m. to Noon Wednesdays and Saturdays from Jan. 29 through April 16; and at St. Cloud Technical & Com- munity College from 5 to 7:30 p.m. from Jan. 27 through April 14. New "this year, each site will also be offering free financial advice through volunteer finan- cial coaches who are trained through the curriculum the "Four Cornerstones of Financial Liter- acy." Coaches will be available to talk individually with customers and to take their names for future free classes to be offered at vari- ous locations and times through- out our community. The Vita tax program has also received fund- ing from the US Bank Foundation, Benton Telecommunication Foun- dation, and MN Department of Revenue. For more information on this service or eligibility require- ments, please call Patrick Shepard at (320) 251-1612, or goto Tri-CAP's website <www.tricap.org>. McKee (103) Quinten Berres (1121, Tyler Kuechle (140), Jordan Joseph (145) David Joseph (189) and Alex Thurber (215) that went 3-0 on the day. Going 2-0 on the day was Tra- vis Schiefelbein (171) and going 1-0 on the day was Quentin Bryce. The Cubs beat the Lumberjacks of Bemidji 63-14 in the first round. In the semi-finals, the Cubs defeated the Little Falls Flyer s 42-35. Lit- tle Falls is currently ranked Lean and Mean in class AA. In the finals the Cubs defeated Thief River Falls who are currently ranked llth in the state class AA rankings with a final score 47-26. jf you remember, the Wres- tlers set a new school record last year for the most wins in a sea- son with a 22-6 record. This year's team tied that record with their win over Osakis. By winning the Fergus Falls tournament, they are now 25-1 overall. With three more matches left, this team will con- tinue to raise the bar for future teams. The Cubs are 5-0 in the Central Minnesota Conference and 7-1 in Section 5A matches. The wrestlers will have a chance to get healthy the next two weeks, with having only two events left on the year before sections. Thurs- day Feb. 3, the Cubs will face the Rockets in Rockford for another conference match. Then the Cubs will travel to Howard Lake to take on the host and Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thursday Feb. 10, both are section foes and HL-W-W is a con- ference match as well.