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Pa e8 .~,~.~to ~.~ L~llt ~- -e-- Thursday~ February 11, 2010 ~D : Mc~v6 ~,~.~ ~][][ ~ Tri-County News KimbM1, MN Speech Jody Markgraf,, Speech Coach took second place, while Shelby Schiefelbeio, eighth grade, earned a fourth-place ribbon, and senior Abby Zoller received an honorable mention. In Great Speeches, senior Lindsay Pramann took third place, and freshman Kenzie Traurig earned fifth place. ]anessa Dahle, in a new category this season, took third place in Humorous. The early morning contest did not leave our nine rookies out in the cold; three of the nine "new- bies" earned a place on the award stage as welL Freshman Jonathan Bisila talked his wa3r into a fifth- place-finish in Discussion and Megan Bisila earned a sixth-place ribbon in Informative Speaking~ Freshman Ashley Angier, despite Under the cold cover of dark- ness, the Kimball speech team departed for the first of their early Saturday morning tournaments Saturday, Feb. 6, in Albany. As the light crept over the horizon, the 21 students evolved into 21 public speakers and warmed up to their tasks. Several speech veterans turned up the heat in their categories and brought home awards. In Extem- poraneous Reading, freshman Tyler Dockery, sophomore Chelsey Maus, and freshman Alissa Jones swept the first-, second-, and third-place medals, with flesh- man Hannah Zipoy alsq earning an honorable mention. In Origi- nal Oratory, senior Kelsey Vigoren Basketball lay Klein, Boys' Basketball Coach Cubs lose sixth conference game The Kimball Cubs traveled to Eden Valley last Friday night, Feb. 5, to take on the Eagles. The Cubs struggled from the start and could not match the intensity level of the Eagles. Kimball trailed by more than 20 at one point in the first half. The score at intermission was 34-17 in favor of the Eagles. The Cubs came out in the sec- ond half and played much harder. The deficit, however, was too much to overcome. Kimball fell by a score of 61-39. The loss dropped the Cubs' conference record to two wins and six losses.oOverall, the Cubs are now 6-10. Alex Fischer scored a season- high .17 points and led the scoring attack for the Cubs. ]ared Mack- ereth topped all rebounders with six boards. Pat Libbesmeier dished out four of the Cubs' ten assists. Cubs struggle against Irish The Kimball Cubs traveled to Maple Lake last Monday, Feb. 1, to take on the Irish. The game remained close throughout the first half, as a late rally cut the Cub's deficif to 4 points at the intermission. Maple Lake led by a score of 26-22 at the break. In the second half, the Irish stretched the lead" to as many as 18 points. The Cubs tried to rally, bu[ came up short. Maple Lake defeated Kimball by a score of 60-47. On the boards, Kimball was led by Alex Fischer with.7. Neff Helge- son tOssed in 21 points and added three steals and three assists. Once again, the Cub's struggled shooting the ball, going 18/52 (35 percent) from the field. The game against the Irish rounded out the first half of conference play, with the Cubs' record at two wins and five losses. Kimball has lost five conference games in a row. Alex Fischer led the scoring in the Cubs' past two games. Staff pho- to by Marguerite Laabs. being up late at Snow-feast the night before, gave a sparkling per- formance in Serious Poetry and placed second in the category. Overall, the team placed third, and received an honorable men- tion in the Large Team category, following Eden Valley-Watkins in second, and Melrose taking top honors. In Small Team, Rockford placed first with Royalton tak- ing second, and &water-Cosmos- Grove City receiving a third-place honorable mention. Congratula- tions, team. This week will be busy for the team as they travel to Swanville Saturday, Feb. 13 (thebus leaves at 6:20 a.m.) and, as they serve hot pancakes and sausage for the Sweetheart Pancake breakfast Sunday, Feb. 14, at the KAHS Cafe- torium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Iill News 2-2-10 Kimball Rescue 10 4 A M Maus 10 4 Stuve's Auto Ranch 9 5 Gohmann's Foods 8 6 R & R Construction 6 8 Studio 44 5 9 Fair Haven Electric 4 10 Aqua Lanes 4 10 High ind. gem and series: Rachael Voi- ght 186, 491; Allison Korsmo 182; Meg- gan Jordan 171; Karla Adolph 49i; Pat Brandt 482. Team high game and series: Kimball Rescue 603, 1585; A M Maus 565, 1587; Aqua Lanes 563; Studio 44 563; Gohm- ann's Foods 1607. 160 game or better: Rachael Voight 186, 170; Allison Korsmo 182;.Meggan Jordan 171; Pat Brandt 169, 167; Katie Adolph 168, 167; Megan Truen~w 166; April Hanisch 165; Barb Liedrrfan 164; Bobbi Olson 164; Lynn Adolph 162. Tri-County League 2-3-10 Aqua Lanes 166 58 Vinar Cabinet 135.5 88.5 Studio 44111.5 112.5 Richies Small Engine 107.5 116.5 Ameripri~e Financial 87 137 Chickadee's 64.5 159.5 High games: Gordy Schreifels 279, 206; leremy Vinar 212, 203; Brian Mack- ereth 207, 205, 202; John Caird 202. High series: Gordy Schreifels 668; Brian Mackereth 614; Jeremy Vinar 580; Russ Hinz 569; John Caird 557. Commercial League 2-4-10 SOB's 132.5 83.5 Kim-Built125 91 Kimball Fire Dept. 119 97 Kimball Legion 104.5 111.5 Triple R 102 116 H & S Geothermal 99.5 118.5 H & S Heating/AC 98.5 117.5 Weekly top ten: Preston Fischer 259, 233, 634; Travis VanNurden 262, 619; Mark Serbus 199, 561; Jeremy Salz- brun 213, 557; Mike Neff 205, 556; Matt Adolph 553; Kelly Danelke 544; Mike Schmidt 541; Jeremy Vinar 540; Bill Liedman 533; Chuck Hunt III 222; Dwight Vinar 222; Butch Weigelt 215; Jack Fischer 197. AquaTrio 2-3-10 Pearl Lake Lodge~ 10 6. Aqua Lanes9 7 RJMGD 9 7 Brenda's Daycare 9 . 7 EZ Crusher ' 8 8 High games: Eddie Kaminskie 225, 186; Matt Adolph 220, 198; Jeremy Vinar 203,202; Mike Stenger 197; Jamie Kurkowskid 185; Gary Grossinger 184; Dusty Nicka, Dwight Vinar 181; Trent Lamemersen 180. High series: Jeremy Vinar 584; Eddie Kaminskie 583; Matt Adolph 573; Mike Stenger 522; garyGrossinger 503. Aqua Belles 2-1-10 Schmidty's Kitties 7 0 Tessmer's Gravel Gals 7 0. Alf's 5 2 Gilbert's Gals 2 5 Aqua Lanes 0 7 Schmidty's Bitties 0 0 160 games and over: Pat Boxetl 160; Tineya Lammersons 161; Tiffany Danelke 181; Jtilie Vinar 176; Annette Tessmer 183; Melody Garding 163; Katie Niesen 172. Basketball Gary O. Riess, Girls' JV Basketball Coach Afterstartingthe2009-2010sea- games, against NYA, Upsala, and son with a 6-1 record in November a repeat win over Holdingford, and December, the month of Jan- again with good defense, and just uary proved to provide continued enough offense to get by. The Cubs' success. The Cubs won nine more record as 6f Feb. 4, stands at 15-3. games against two losses through The team is averaging 38 points Feb. 4, te push their record to 15-3. per game, while allowing only 29 In the post-holiday portion, the per game. The Cubs are hitting 33 schedule began at Mitaca with a percent oftheirfieldgoalattempts, 42-20win.TheCubsheldMilacato3 compared to 28 percent for our points in the second half, while get- opponents. An area of concern, ring scores from nine Kimball play- as it has been all season, is a poor ers. Good defensive pressure and 42 percent free-throw average, opportunistic offense continued to which has kept some games closer be the hallmark of tllis group, and than needed. Our top point scorer wins over Swanville (52-27), HL- has been Emily Donnay with 90 W-W (35-25) anti Rockford (38-3i) points, but nine other players have proved this. St. John's Prep was the scored 25 to 87 points to spread the nextopponent and ahighlight of the scoring, around. Emily Donnay, 47-20 win was German exchange Brooke Merten, Kayla Myers, Erin student Larissa Anthofer's 6 points Dingmann, Liz Kastanek, Rachel scored. Next up was Pierz and the Arnold, Shannon Donnay, Sam Cubs were given a lesson in aggres- Stuve, and Amanda Wittenberg sion, as the Pioneers dominated the have all taken turns leading the boards and gave the Cubs their sec- scoring for games. Amanda moved ond loss of the season, up exclusively to the varsity after The Cubs rebounded the next Jan. 8. Rachel, Brooke, and Shan- week with a victory over B-B-E, and non play one half of JV games, and then traveled to EV-W in a rematch are then available for both halves with the team that had beaten the of varsity games. Liz, Erin, Kayla, Cubs the first time. The game was and Klarissa Eisenbraun are vat- much more competitive this time, sity reserves. Samantha Stuve, as both teams struggled against Sammi Wright, Kayla Overland, intense defensive pressure to put Emily Donnay, Larissa Anthofer points On the board. The halftime and Lara Weber are full-time JV score was 12-11, but the Eagles pre- players. vailed in the end, partially because The season is winding down of the Cubs' poor 3 for 11 free-throw with six games remaining. At shooting to get the win. ACGC, home versus HL-W-W, at The Cubs bounced back from Rockford, home against Pierz, and that loss to win their next three the season finale at B-B-E Feb. 26. Local students on Deans' Usts Iowa Lakes Community College Fall Honors List Fall semester students who have achieved a 3.25 grade point average or better are recognized by inclusion on the dean's list. Students attending the college have a wide choice of programs including the first two years of a baccalaureate degree. Career students preparing for immediate job entry may work toward a diploma or an associate degree. From Kimball: Larry Davis. Rochester Community & Technical College (M State) Rochester Community and Technical College is pleased to announce its Fall Semester Dean's list. The following students have achieved a.grade point average between 3.0 and 4.0 for courses completed in the fall semes- ter ending this past December. RCTC serves more than 7,500 students year in diploma ~nd degree programs. From South Haven: Heidi loVi/lkemeier.. Minnesota State Community and Technical College Andy Mackereth of Kimball has been named to the president's list for the 2009 fall semester at Minnesota State Community and Te.ehnical Col- lege. To earn this scholastic achievement, a student must complete 12 or more credits for the semester with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. The highest attainable average is a 4.0. As a member of the Minnesota State College, and Universities Sys- tem, M State serves more than 6,500 students in credit courses each term through more than 120 career and liberal arts programs at its campuses in Detroit Lake's, Fergus Falls,Moorhead, a, ndWadena, and also online. Bethel University The Dean's List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholas- tic record during a semester with a grade-point average of 3.6 or greater.. Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with approximately 6,300 students from 48 states and 29 countries enrolled in undergraduatei graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minri., with additional seminary locations on both coasts, Bethel offers rigorous bachelors and advanced degrees in nearly 100 rel- evai3t fields. For further information on Bethel University, go to . From Kimball: Joelle Wysoski, Nursing. Bemidji'gtate University The Fall Semester Dean's List was released by Dr. Nancy Erickson, interim vice president for acade~nic affairs at Bemidji State University, and included a student from Kimball. Bemidji State students carrying 12 or more semester hours during any one term and earning at least 3.25 (B-plus) grade-point average are listed on the Dean's List. BSA is a member of the Minfiesota State Colleges and Universities System. :. From Kimball: Kayla Hinkemeyer. www2ricountynews. M N