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Pa e 10 Sports Leisure ~hursday, August 13, 2009 sport ~'-~i physicals this year. The examination is accepted by healthy! ~:~i~ the Minnesota High School League. The cost is $35. ~~~ KIMBALL CHIROPRACTIC ' .... (320) 398-7900 : ........... ~,,~-~,~-- ......... a~ ~~rHJghway 55 East, Kimba l Dr. Spaulding ......................................................................... l .................. 7:"1"5', ..... Express advances to region finals The Express defeated Rock- ford in the first round of the region llC tournament by the score of 6 to 1. Matt Dingmann had another strong start, earning the win on the mound. Dingmann pitched seven innings, allowing one run on four hits and struck out two Rockford batters. Offensively, Adam Theis and Adam Beyer both had two hits apiece. The win improves Kimball's record to 20-13 overall. "In round two of the tourna- ment the Express defeated How- ard Lake 5 to 3. Kimball jumped out to an early five-nothing lead, when Aaron Knans had a bases-clearing double in the top of the fifth inning. Adam Theis started for the Express and earned the pitching win. Theis went 5 and 2/3 innings, allow- ing three runs on eight hits. Zach Laudenbach, a draftee from St. Augusta, earned the save, pitching the last 3 and 1/3 innings. The win improves Kimball's record to 21-13 overall and advances them into the region 11C finals that will be played this Friday night, Aug. 14, vs. Wat- kins in Howard Lake. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sports practices planned Volleyball, cross country, and football practice for stu~ients in grades 9-12 will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17. Students should turn in all paperwork and pay fees the week prior to practice starting. Students will receive a clearance card from the high school office which students will give to their coach the first day of practice. Also, there will be a meeting for all students in grades 7-12 and their parents in the Wirth Gym at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17. Bruce Holmseth Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? It's time to sign up for the Kim- Members of the Kimball Area ball Cubs Youth and Junior High High School football team and Football Camp! coaches will conduct the camp. This" non-contact football For more information, please camp is open to all Kimball stu- contact Brian Becket at (320) 398- dents entering grades 3-8 for the 7800 or (320) 493-1217, e-mail: 2009-10 school year. . The football camp is from You can sign up the day of the 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the camp, but please call or e-mail to Kimball Area High School football let us knowyour coming. field. The cost is $5. Camp is sponsored byThe Kim- All participants will learn skills ball Booster Club. such as passing, catching, ball handling, blocking, kicking and much more. Wingshooter Workshops As part of its hunter educa- tion efforts, the Kimball Rod and Gun Club is pleased to introduce a series of Wingshooter Workshops this August. Open to the public, the workshops focus on specific shooting skills and include Upland Bird and Waterfowl presentations. Utilizing a grant from NRA Foundation, the Club has devel- oped specific shooting sessions with young and novice shot- gun shooters in mind, providing an opportunity to practice fire- arm safety and develop practi- cal shooting skills before steppmg into the field. "The workshops are designed with a variety of target presen- tations to mimic real world sit- uations. They offer the repeti- tive skill-building exercises that are key to developing better pre- pared, safe, and ethical hunters," said workshop coordinator Greg Kaizer. Several shooting stations will be offered, and will include basic incoming and outgoing targets, as well as more difficult targets such as crossing and overheads. With varying degrees of difficulty, the program will be good practice and a lot of fun for even the most sea- soned shooters. Upland Bird sessions will be offered 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. Waterfowl sessions will be offered 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. For more information, contact Greg Kaizer, (320) 224-4288, or visit . Kimball pedal tractor pull results The children's Pedal Pull for ages 4 to 11 took place at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7, in St. Anne's parking lot. There were 75 kids participat- ing. The following are the placings in their age categories: 4-year-olds: 1. Alicia Baker of Monticello, 2. Justin Lundberg of Paynesville, and 3. Tyler Schmidt of Watkins. 5-year-olds: 1. Blake Moren of St. Cloud, 2. Ashton Hanan of Kim- ball, and 3. Lucas Jurek of Sauk Rapids. 6-year-olds: 1. Zackary Holtz of South Haven, 2. Jackie Massmann of Kimball, and 3. Luke Christians of Watkins. 7-year-olds: 1. Tucker Schttltz of Watkins, 2. Kyte Baker of Monti- cello, and 3. Lucas Foster of South Haven. .8-year-olds: 1. Thomas Pearson of Souith Haven, 2. Trevyn Ludwig of Richmond, and 3. Jacob Beehler of KLmball. 9-year-olds: 1. Grant Garding ot Kimball, 2. Ben Zipoy of Kimball, and 3. Zach Garding of Kimball. 10-year-olds: 1. Chaz Stuve ot Kimball, 2. Isabelle Reischl of Kim- ball, and 3. Andrew Massmann ot Kimball. ll-year-olds: 1. Ariel Laabs ot South Haven, 2. John Zipoy of Kimball, and 3. Samuel Ehlinger o| Kimball. Congratulations to all! Husky Wood Bat Fall League offered The second annual HuskyWood All teams will be limited to just Bat Fall League, which is the first 11-13 players, so everyone is guar- fall wood bat league of its kind in anteed plenty of playing time - and the St. Cloud area, will begin Satur- an opportunity to play at various day, Aug. 29. The leaguewill empha- positions. Game T-shirt jerseys will size the fundamentals of the game be provided for each participant in and it is designed to help players in the league. grades 7-12 improve their skills and The cost for the Saturday fall gain more baseball-playing experi- league is $125 per person and the ence.Wednesday night league is only The league will'offer three sep- $50. arate leagues (Minor League for Participants may also enter the players entering 7th and 8th grades, fallleague as an organized team and Mid-Major League for players receive another group discount. For entering 9th and 10th grades, and more information on how to regis- Major League for players enter- ter as a team, or for more infor- ins llthand 12thgrade. Eachteam mation on the fall league please in the league will play eight games call Pat Dolan at (320) 333-3336. between Aug. 29 and Sept. 28, at You can also e-mail him . tral Minnesota. Game times will be during the mornings and after- noons. Additionally, a special Wednes- day evening EXTRA INNING Opengym is back LEAGUE will begin Wednesday, Sept. 9. A total of 14 games will be atKAHS played in both leagues. Jeremy Kuechle has announced Last year, more than 300 play- that the Kimball Area High School ers across the state competed in the will have open gym everyWednes- HuskyWood Bat Fall League. day and Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.