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Thursday, September 15, 2011 .lata Tri-County News Kimball, MN luwVv8 L, iii;iiiiiiiiiii,i - -. . ...........    . ii....i..._.  Kimball football game v Rockford By lamie Leither, coach The Kimball football team opened up the 2011 CMC con- ference schedule with a game against the Rockford Rockets. Both teams came into the game with 1-0 records. This was going to be a tough game for the Cubs. The game started with good defensive plays for both teams. The Cubs turned the ball over three times deep in their end in the first quar- ter. The defense for the Cubs had two big stops to keep the Cubs in the game. The defense was led by LBers Travis Shiefelbein and Tra- vis Wills, but many players helped in the cause. The rockets finally punched one on a one-yard run for a touchdown. After one quar- ter, they were up 6 to 0. They set- tled into a defensive struggle in the second quarter with Rockets scoring one more touchdown to go to halftime up 12 - 0. The Cubs regrouped in the locker room, made some adjustments, and gave the crowd a second half that won't be forgotten for a long time. The second half started with defense stopping Rockford on three plays, then on their first play on offense, sophomore QB Camron Hunt threw a swing pass to senior WR Austin Ruehle and Ruehle went 65 yards for a touch- down. The Cubs were far from done. The defense forced a turn- over in Rockford's territory and Hunt finished the drive with a two- yard run to tie the score at 12. The Cubs went into the fourth quarter with momentum, and they forced four turnovers in the second half. Three ints by Hunt, Ruehle, And Freshman Jordan Joseph kept the Rockets grounded on offense. The Cubs scored on a 12-yard pass to Junior WR Preston Peglow for a touchdown and Andy Linn kicked the PAT for a 19-12 lead. The Rock- ets finally solved the Cubs defense and started moving the ball with a hurry-up offense. They were able to move the ball down the field and score a touchdown with 2:20 left in the game, to make it 19-18. They went for a two-point for a possible win, and came up short, and the score was 19-18. The Cubs recovered the onside kick, but were unable to run out the clock, so the Rockets were able to get the ball back with 1:20 left on the clock. They moved the ball down to the Cubs 23 but ran out of time, as the Cubs hung on for the win. The offense was led by Hunt's 194 yards passing and two touch- downs. Ruehle led the receivers Leisure Page 11 Travis Schiefelbein blocks two Rockford players so Austin Ruehle can gain some big yardage. Staffphoto by Marguerite Laabs. (See many more in our photo gallery at www.tricountynews.MN.) with three catches for 79 yards and the game, and came up with many a touchdown. Joseph and Peglow stops to keep us in the game. The had 41 and 33 yards receiving for Cubs had four sacks, and 12 tack- the Cubs. The defense was led les for losses. Huge night for the by Wills with 21 tackles, Peglow defense! had 14 tackles on the night. The The coaching staff is very defense forced six turnovers in proud of the Cubs for hanging in there and making the plays when they needed to. The young men have been working hard for this moment and will countinue to as they travel to Pierz Friday night, Sept. 16. Would love to see all of you there. GO CUBS! EV-W-K cross country By Terry Nelson The EV-W-K competed in the Storm Invite, Thursday Sept. 8. Teams competing were Sauk Rapids-Rice, Sartell-St. Stephen, St. Cloud Cathedral, Rocori, St. Cloud Tech, St. Cloud Apollo, St. Cloud Christian and EV-W-K. The competition was tough, with several of last year's top state-meet runners competing. EV-W-K did not have any boys in the boys' varsity race. In the JV race, Bret Mattice placed 16th in a time of 20:47, and Tyler Nue placed 60th in a time of 23:29. There were 128 boys in the JV race. Both the varsity and IV races are 5,000 meter (3.1 miles). In the junior high race 3,300 meters, Daw- son Kelly placed 53rd in a time of 24:07. We had incomplete teams in the boys' races so there was no team score. In order to post a team score we need to have five runners finish a race. In the varsity races, 28th-22:19, Stephanea Roeser 29th-22:21, Maria Roeser 30th- 22:31, Chelsey Maus 32nd-22:56, Jennifer Knoch 35th-23:21, Erin Dingmann 40th-24:22, Samantha Stuve 41st-24:26, Nicole Orth 47th- 25:04, and Megan Libbesmeier 56th-27:02. As a team, the girls' JV placed third. Both the girls' varsity and JV were 4,000 meter (2.5 miles) races. In the junior high race (3,300 meters), Lauren Lib- besmeier placed 13th in a time of 16:56, Madison Libbesmeier 14th- 17:00, Erika Johnson 22nd-19:04, Kristen Howe 28th-22:52 and Kait- lyn Truenow 31st-24:09. The Junior high girls placed fourth as a team. Olivia Fischer is the team man- ager. Everyone did a great job. 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