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Pa00e 12 Sports Leisure Thursday, February 3, 2011 Tri-County News Kimball, MN .................. LZ.- L I. - 4 www.tricou ntynews. M N "Monster" Mike Schultz won his third X-Games gold Sunday afternoon, Jan. 30, in Aspen, Colo. After a terrifying snocross accident two years ago, Schultz&apos;s left leg was amputated above the knee. He has designed and fabricated his own prosthetic leg and knee to withstand the rigors of extreme sports. Returning to his passions, motocross and snocross, Schultz has now won two gold medals in the Winter X-Games (snocross) and a gold in the Summer X-Games (motocross) in the adaptive class. Above, Mike easily sails over a 125-foot jump, the only thing missing from the =adaptive" track, in practice; he did so several times before the final race. This year's third-place winner in adaptive snocross did so wearing a prosthetic leg designed and made by Schultz. Without missing a beat, Schultz has thrown himself into the prosthetics fabrication business, and he also mentors and trains other athletes facing challenges. For the latest in his racing sched- ule, videos, and other information, visit his official website at <www. monster mikeschultz.com>. Photo courtesy of Sara Becker Schultz. KES boys' b-ball takes first again Place i iiiii ,Have Your IRA e're your "Hometown Bank" k When your Individual Retirement Account is with us your money is completely safe. Every IRA is FDIC Insured to $250,000. With our IRAs there are no fees or service charges. All of your contributions go towards your retirement. When you bank with us, you're doing business with people you know and trust. See us soon about opening an IRA. :iii ..... iiiiiiZ .... ''' VJ LENDER STATE BANK OF KIMBALL KIMBALL SAINT AUGUSTA (320) 398-3500 (320) 251-6100 www.tatebankofkimball.eom Z))FDIC KES boys' basketball team is, in back row, left to right, team statisti- tion Barb Hoffmann, Michael Hoffmann, Weston Hine, AJ Hinz, Tren- ton Hamilton, Aaron Serbus and coach Fritz Hoffmann. Front row are Hunter Davis, Braden Hilary, Haden Gagnon and Parker Peglow. Sub- mitted photo. The Kimball Elementary School boys' basketball team traveled to Glencoe Saturday Jan. 29, to play in the Glenco-Silver Lake Elemen- tary Tournament. The team won three games and brought home first-place medals. They defeated Glenco-Silver Lake Silver 32-4, then beat Dassel-Cokato 21-8, and won the championship game against a very tough Glencoe-Silver Lake Purple team 23-16. The boys played hard all day, and did a great job of representing their school and their community. They now have an overall record of 10 wins and three losses on the sea- son. Thanks to all the parents and family members who attended and cheered the boys on in Glencoe!