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Schiefelbeins place in speech contest Junior Cubs' Skills Demonstration Night Three Schiefelbein sisters placed in National Cattlemen's Beef Convention in their speech competition. From left to right are Abby, Shelby, and Bailee Schiefelbein with their awards. Submitted photo. The Schiefelbein sisters all with her speech on Sustainablitiy. placed well at the National Cattle- men's Beef Convention this year held in Tampa, Fla. Abbey Schief- elbein placed fourth in age 11-14 division with her speech on Lean Finely Textured Beef or Pink Slime. Shelby Schiefelbein placed sec- ond in the age division of 15-19 Bailee Schiefelbein brought home first place in the 10 and under age division. Bailee's prize win- ning speech was on Grandmother's House and how people are becom- ing disconnected from agricul- ture. The speech contest is spon- sored by Farm Credit. By lay Klein, coach Thursday, Feb. 7, the Junior Cubs second-, third-, fourth- and fifth- grade players performed at halftime of the varsity girls' basketball game against Maple Lake. The players just completed a five-week Saturday morning program, learning various basketball fundamentals. Members of the boys' and girls' basketball teams helped Coach Kuechle and Coach Klein teach the players dur- ing the program. Members of the grades 2-5 Junior Cubs include: Cody Ander- son, Hallie Arnold, Ashley Beehler, Hayley Bruss, Amanda Curtis, Robert Curtis, laden DeGree, Lily Ekert, Cheyenne Epple, Adam Frilstad, Collin Garding, Sky- lor Gruba, Kristen Hilbert, Mad- elyn Hunt, Kylie Kesanen, Cait- lin Krippner, Ellie Kuechle, Rayne Lanenga, Gavin Loch, Brianna Loehrer, Mitch Loehrer, Andrew Lueders, lanelle Marschel, Tay- lor Maurer, Zoe Mertens, Olivia The Kimball Junior Cubs showed off the skills they learned during halftime of the girls' basketball game v Maple Lake. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs. Mortenson, Lexi Myers, Sami Nel- son, Evan Powell, Jayden Randall, Jaymee Randall, Leah Schiefel- bein, Luci Schiefelbein, Ryan Ser- bus, Morgan Streit, Ethan Van- Nurden, Natalie VanNurden, Lily Voight and Annah Winter. Cubs squeak one out over Eagles School menu Feb. 18-22 Breakfast Monday-No School. Tuesday: Breakfast pizza, juice or fruit, milk. Wednesday: Toasted cheese bread, sausage patty, juice or fruit, milk. Thursday: Egg bake, juice or fruit, milk. Friday: Pancake or French toast, sausage patty, juice or fruit, milk. Lunch Monday-No School. Tuesday: Meatloaf w/bread- stick or turkey BLT wrap, mashed potatoes & gravy, lentil salad, carrot sticks, radishes, banana, milk. Wednesday: Roast turkey or dell sub, mashed potatoes & gravy, baked beans, green peas, cucum- bers, apples, diced pears, milk. Thursday: Chicken Alfredo, gar- lic toast or sloppy Joe on a WG bun, tomato wedges, broccoli, celery sticks, peach slices, milk. Friday: Cheesebread dunkers w/marinara sauce or crispy chicken salad w/muffin square, mushroom sampling, carrot sticks, radishes, melon, pineapple tidbits, milk. By lay Klein, coach The Kimball Cubs hosted the Eden-Valley-Watkins Eagles last Tuesday night, Feb. 5. The Eagles jumped out to a quick 8-0 lead to start the game. The Cubs answered, and with 4:50 remaining in the half, they trailed by a 17-12 score. EV-W led at the half 19-16. In the second half, the Cubs shot the ball much better from the field (10/16). With just under seven minutes to play, Kimball held a 4-point lead at 31-27. The score remained close and with under 20 seconds to play, the Eagles tied the score at 40 all. Cameron Hunt was fouled on the ensuing pos- session and made one of two free- throws to give the Cubs the lead. A desperation shot at the buzzer by the Eagles was off as the Cubs claimed the 41-40 victory. Cameron Hunt led the scor- ing attack with 11 points. Pres- ton Peglow and Jarred Merchant added 9 and 8, respectively. Hunt and Peglow each had two steals. Austin Roerick led the rebounding effort with seven. Cameron Hunt handed out five assists. The Cubs moved to 4-4 in conference play and 10-8 overall. Huskers sweep Cubs in Conference play Kimball traveled to Holding- ford last Friday, Feb. 8, to take on the Huskers. The Cubs started out slowly, once again, trailing 6-0 early in the contest. Poor shoot- ing from the field and the free- throw line continued to plague the Cubs. Kimball was 3/12 (25 per- cent) from the field and 13/24 (54 percent) from the free-throw line in the first half. The Cubs trailed by 10 at the break, 29-19. With a renewed energy in the second half, the Cubs worked themselves back into the game. They trailed by only three (43-46) with 3:33 to play. Mathias Hen- nen's three-point shot cut the Husker lead to one with 3.4 sec- onds remaining. Kimball stole the inbounds pass, but was unable to get a shot off before the buzzer sounded. Holdingford defeated the Cubs 56-55, and swept them in conference play this season. Jarred Merchant led the Cubs in scoring with 15 points. Joey Von- Wahlde and Cameron Hunt each chipped in with nine. Hunt also added four assists and five steals. Austin Roerick hauled down eight rebounds. The loss put the Cubs at 10-9 on the season.