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PAGE 6 Express pick up second win of season with 18-5 rout of Hawks By Mike Nistler make the score 7-4. A single, walk ____IL,, ,, ....... ,Ly .... .,. EDEN VALLEY - The Kimball and single loaded the bases for Express defeated the Eden Valley lake Anderson, who dribbled a ball Hawks for the second time in three down the third base line. When weeks to stay perfect in the young Brian Marquardt couldn't field Central ValleyLeague campaign, the ball cleanly, the Hawks had The Express defeated the their first run and the bases were Hawks 18-5 and were led often- still loaded. When Nate Geislinger sively by shortstop Jordan Joseph grounded out to first, a second run who went 5-for-6 with two home came across the plate. The final runs. The win gives Kimball a two runs of the frame scored on 2-1 record as they sit at 2-0 in the singles by Schlangen and Tanner Central Valley League. Both wins Olean. have come against the Hawks.The Hawks brought in reliever The game started off auspi- Olean to face the Express in the ciously for the Express as their first fifth inning. He began the inning two hitters reached base in the by walking designated hitter Scott first inning only to both be picked Marquardt. When third baseman off by Eden Valley right-hander Brian Marquardt singled to right, Nathan Geislinger. Scott Marquardt advanced to Kimball scored the first runthird, leaving runners on the cor- of the game in the second inning nets. Kyle Winter then struck out. when catcher Adam Beyer scored Second baseman Joey yon Wahlde on an infield error by the Hawks. then hit a grounder to Olean who The Hawks had trouble fielding tried to turn a double play. But the ball all day. The Express added when Von Wahlde beat the relay two more runs in the frame when throw to first, Scott Marquardt Matt Dingmann laced a single to scored making the score 8-4. leftplatingbothscores.Dingmann The Hawks started the bot- took second on the throw to the tom of the fifth also facing a new plate but was thrown out after he pitcher as Andy Dingmann took was caught trying to advance to the mound. Andy Dingmann third base. would eventually get the win as Kimball scored a single run in the Hawks could only push one the third thanks to another Hawk more run across the plate on the error, a single by Joseph, and two day. base-on balls. The Express kept scoring runs, Meanwhile, Kimball starter however, as Adam Beyer added a Zach Dingmann was cruising homer to join Joseph in the long- along, keeping Eden Valley off the bail club. scoreboard. The Express scored their final The Express pushed the scoreseven runs. in the ninth inning. toT-0inthethirdwiththebigblow Besides Joseph, who drove in being Joseph's first home run of six runs with his torrid hitting, the game, a two-run blast over the Kimball got a good performance left field fence, from left fielder Austin Ruehle who Eden Valley Not to Dingmann went 3-for-5. in the fourth, scoring four runs to ReliaficFe Water Heaters Innovative Waterless Water Heaters technologies that reduce Heat Pump Water Heaters ~,,~g~ Most efficient on market today! o~ts 12 Year Electric Water Heaters Features Touch Screen Electronic User Interface. iiiWoods ,ow.w.=u YOU WANT IT. Extension Cords Dryer & Range Cords Replacement Small Appliance Cords Timers Need help finding the right pump? From Utility Pumps for everyday use to Specialty Pumps, we have got you covered ERTL HARDWARE .AeaWAee .ANK Conveniently located in Downtown Watkinsl (320) 764-2890 Much More Jordan Joseph scampers between first and second after getting picked off first base during the first inning Sunday against the Eden Valley Hawks. Joseph, who was 5-for-6 at the plate, was out on the play. Staffphoto by Mike Nistler. Offensively, Eden Valley, now 0-2 in the CVL, was led at the plate by Jake Anderson who went 3-for-3. The Express have two games this coming weekend, traveling to St. Augusta for a battle with the Gussies at 1 p.m. On Sunday Kimball hosts St. Nicholas at 2p.m. Campaign signs in Kimball LOCAL AMATEUR BASEBALL Sat., May 7, 1 pm, Kimball Express at St. Augusta Gussies Sat., May 7, 3 pm, St. Wendel Saints at Luxemburg Brewers Sun., May 8, 2 pro, Cold Spring Rockies at St. Augusta Gussies Sun., May 8, 2 pm, Eden Valley Hawks at Luxemburg Brewers Sun., May 8, 2 pro, Pearl Lake Lakers at Watkins Clippers Sun., May 8, 2 pm, St. Nicholas Nicks at Kimball Express Sat., May 14, 1 pm, Luxemburg Brewers at Pearl Lake Lakers Sat., May 14, 2 pro, Howard Lake Orphans at Kimball Express Sun., May 15, 2 pm, Pearl Lake Lakers at Kimball Express Sun., May 15, 2 pm, Luxemburg Brewers at St. Nicholas Nicks Sun., May 15, 2 pro, Watkins Clippers at Cold Spring Rockies A reminder from the city of Kimball about campaign signs In a state general elec- tion year (even years), munici- Plant an extra row pal ordinances are overruled by Minnesota Statutes211B.045 from Catholic Charities Senior Dining 46 days before the primary elec- tion until 10 days after the gen- If you are planting a garden this ate healthier because of our pro- eralelection; campaign signsmay year, consider "planting an extra gram. Is there anything better be posted in any size and number, row" for senior dining in your than fresh harvested produce? For 2016, this period begins June community. Then when it is har- Homegrown fruits and vegetables 23, and ends Nov. 18. vest time, we can share the prod- have that unique taste that is diffi- We ask that you follow uct of your hard work with seniors cult to find in stores. Minnesota Statutes 211B.045 and in our program. To find the closest location, call refrain from erecting any cam- Last year, our diners said they (320) 229-4584. paign signs prior to June 23, 2016. Thankyou for your cooperation in this matter. iN .............. ...... i};,i i'!ii',!i ili' i iN ':':' N ? '," NiiN i ! !!i }i ',', ',':; iiii' i' !'i'!i : iiiiiiiii~ii~@ ii ~ ,~i ,,iii~~i!i~i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii~:%::::i' i~ii~iiii~ .... ~i iiiiii~i~ i!~i~i~ii~i~ii~!i!~ .~iii~iii~i~ ...... ~I i~#~'~:::~ ' ~ ~ ~ Owners: Members and shareholders of the club. Founded: In 1968 with nine holes, the back nine was completed in 1998 to make it an 18-hole course. Employees: We have seven seasonal employees that work on maintaining and upkeep of the course, and we have six seasonal employees that work in the clubhouse: Bob Deem is the general manager and golf pro for the club. What do we do? We are an 18-hole golf c!ub and offer lessons, golf events during the season, a venue for golf fundraisers, and host of our high school golf team. What sets us apart? Our business statement says it all: "To present the greatest golfing pleasure in the region. We strive constantly to improve our golf course Kimball Golf Club general manager and golf pro Bob Deem, and grounds manager Dave Deem (right) are ready for another great season. and to deliver excellent service and value for our members and the public." We offer men's, women's and cou- ple's leagues weekly. Randomly during the month we offer a Saturday night date night for couples' best ball tournament along with dinner. Bob says, "I want this to be the toughest golf course for golfers not to come back to." Who are our customers? We serve golfers in the region (including St, Cloud, Watkins, Eden Valley, Litchfield, Cokato, Buffalo, Annandale, South Haven, and Kimball). Many of our golfers have cabins on area lakes, and others come from other parts of Minnesota to golf here when they're in the area. Community involvement: We are a member of the Kimball Area Chamber of Commerce, and are involved in various community activities and clubs (like the Lions and American Legion). We support our local schools and offer community education junior golf programs. When golfers play our course, they often stop by at other local businesses while in town. Contact info.: Web:, email:, tel. (320) 398-2285.