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Thursday, Februaryll, 2010Sports f.4 Leisure Page 7 Tri-County News, Kimball, MN ........... iiigg@~~%!.! " ' ............................ ::iii~ii iiii i .__~::: ..... ~ ...... Basketball ]eremy Kuechle, Girls' BasketbalICoach Junior Megan Garding - 10 points and 11 rebounds vs Holdingford. i Sophomore Rachel Arnold 10 points, 4 assists and 4 steals at Upsala. JV Knowledge Bowl takes first By Dennis Abernathy The Kimball Area High School JV1 Knowledge Bowl team took first place out of nine teams at Valley-W~tkins meet Feb. 3. ~y were able to secure first place by a fantastic final round which bumped them up from second. Other teams included EV-W, HL-W-W, Mayer Lutheran, Melrose, B-B-E, other Kimball teams, and Litchf'teld. Kimball's IV1 team consists of sophomore Dustin Opatz, fresh- men Ion Bisila, and Katelyn Lichte; and eighth, graders Eri!l :Diffley and Shelby Schiefdbein. Their next competition is at HL- W-W Wednesday, Feb, 17, and will finish the season at home Thurs- day, Feb. 25. Please congratulate these stu- dents if you see them around! Lady Cubs come up short The Kimball girls' basketball andthreeblocks, sophomoreBrooke team experienced some adversity Merten3 points, senior KelseyVigo- this week, as they lost two games ren 2 points, sophomore Liz Kas- against quality opponents. Both tanek 2 points, and junior Shannon games were difficult, but also the Donnay2 points. Cubs had chances to win each of . Next, Kimball hosted the Hold- them before they slipped away. ingford Huskers, coming in with a First, Kimball traveled to Hpsala 9-9 record looking for revenge from Monday, Feb. 1, facing a team that an earlier season Cubs' win 62-60 in played with a lot of confidence, Holdingford.Kimballjumpedoutto and supported with a 12-3 record, an earlylead, but struggled to score, Upsala started the game on fire, as scoring only 1 point in the last seven they scored in transition and from minutes of the first half, resulting in the three-point line in their half- a 23-16 half-time deficit. The Husk- court set. Kimball adjusted to the ers continued to build a lead in the Cardinals style of play, but not until second half, leading 37-23, with 11 a lead of 32-13 was buik by Upsala. minutes to play, but Kimball would Byhalftime, the Cubs cut the lead to have that lead cut to 43-39, with five 35-24, and with just more than four minutes left in. the game, However, minutes to play, the lead was down for the second time this week, the to 52-47. Kimball was not able to Cubs did not convert on their oppor- take advantage of some opportuni- tunities in the final minutes, and ties down the stretch, as they ended lost by a final score of 54-50. Cal- up on the losing end of 60-53 firial lander led all scorers with 12 points, score, just missing a chance for a while Garding added 9 points and 11 big upset. Kimball was led by soph- rebounds. Wittenberg had 9 points omore Mandy Wittenberg with 14 and 12 rebounds, Stein had 6 points points and eightrebounds, followed and three assists, Arnold 5 points by sophomore Rachel Arnold's 10 and two assists, Merten5pointsand point, seven rebound, and four steal two assists, and Messer 2 points. performance. Junior Megan Gard- Next, the Cubs travel to Maple Lake ing added 6 points, senior Tesslynn Tuesday, Feb. 9, and then host How- Callander 5 points and four assists, ard Lake-WaverlyoWinsted Friday, junior Natalie Stein 5 points, senior Feb. 12. Go Big Blue! Sarah Messer 4 points, six rebounds, Amanda Wittenberg drives the lane against Holdingford. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs. Sund iy, February 14, 2010 KHS Cafetorlum Entertainment provided by Kimball Sp~ch~r~ including: love Kimball Area Emergency "~~ Food Shelf,_ ~3~, Inc. St. Anne's Church in Kimball f ........................................... I 10 - 10:45 a.m. Tues./Thurs. I'M BETTER THAN DUCT TAPE! i can do everything on your "chore" list and MORE!! RESTORATIONS ~ RE MODE LS ~1~ HAl NTENANCE HARLON KOISTINEN SOUTH HAVEN (320) 248-3013 (320) 398-807 I Also open 2nd Monday of the month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. tel. (320) 398-2211 For ~fter-hours emergencies, call one of the area churches. DINNER THEATER $140.OO Table of 6 $50.00 Pair $50.00 Single DESSER3" THEATER $1o,oo Adult $8.00 Senior/Student Call Robin Dockery at 320.493.4765 for info.