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T)--- n ry._ _ ..oA._ ! Thursday, November 19, 2009 b l, ..... ~~i~i Kimball football awards banquet Bylamie Leither Ty Filzen, junior, WR/DB Marguerite Laabs, Vanessa Schlu- Co-Head Coach Practice Player of the Year-Jesse eter, and Terry Frilstad for all the The Kimball football team Hedlund, sophomore, TE/LB great action shots they took dur- brought the 2009 season to aKimball received one CMCAll-ing the season. To Terry and Jim close with the annual award ban- Conference First Team which was Frilstad, as well as Chris Gibson quet Tuesday, Nov. 10, atthe Kim- juniorWR/L/bTylerLoch.Wealsofor the drawings for the players. ball Area High Schoool. The night received two second team selec- We would like to thank the started with a great meal made by tions and they were junior OL/DL Booster Club for supporting the the parents of the players. Follow- Mitch Pramann and junior WR/elementary program; Paul and ing the meal, the awards were pre- DB Ty Filzen. Tyler Loch and Mitch Mary Filzen for writing the MVPs sented to the players that earned Pramann were also named to the for each game, and for the Tri- them during the season. Section 4 2AA team. We are also County News for printing all the Team awards went to: waiting for all academic awards to articles about each game, and Offensive MVP-Austin Ruehle, be named so there will be a future all the great pictures each week. sophomore, WR news article with those awards. Thanks to everybody involved Defensive MVP-Tyler Loch, The Kimball coaching staff with theprogram. junior, LB would like to say "Thank you," to Best Lineman of the Year-Mitch many people. First to all the par- Pramann, junior, DL ents that hosted the team meals Special Team Player of the Year- for the men every Thursday; also to Parents/athletes winter season kick-off By Bruce Holmseth KAHS Activities Director The Kimball Area Schools' win- ter sports season will start Nov. 16. Girls' basketball began Monday, Nov. 16, with wrestling and boys' basketball starting their seasons Monday, Nov. 23. All athletes and parents of winter-sports athletes should attend the parent meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, in the High School cafetorium. Brandon Novak, head wrestling coach at St. John's University will be the guest speaker. Each winter sport will then break into sport groups to discuss their upcoming season. Brandon Novak is in his sixth season as head coach of the SJU wrestling program in 2009-10. The Johnnies finished 15th out of 62 teams at the NCAA Champi- onships, including two All-Amer- icans and Novak's first national champion, Minga Batsukh, at 141 pounds. Keeping the academic standards high in 2005-06, Novak's S]U wrestling team had the fifth highest team grade-point average in NCAA Division III at 3.334. Prior to becoming the head coach for the 2004-05 season, A 2001 graduate of SJU, Novak won the NCAA Division III National Championship at 197 pounds in 2001 and was a three- time All-American overall. Novak is also a defensive assis- tant football coach at SJU, a posi- tion he has held for seven seasons. As a football player at SJU, Novak was named MIAC Most Valuable Player as a linebacker in 1999 and a first-team All-America selection. Novakalsoworkedinthe admis- Novak assisted John Elton, a sion office at SJU after graduation. member of the NationalWrestling Novak, his wife, Heather, and son Hall of Fame, who served as head Sebastian, live in St. Joseph. wrestling coach from 1981-2004. Eagles advance to semifinals at Dome The EV-W Eagles will play Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Saturday afternoon, Nov. 21, in the Metrodome after they pounded Pierz, 41-7, last Friday the 13th. If EV-W wins Saturday, they will play either Luverne or Moose Lake/Willow River Friday, Nov. 27, for the state championship. Above, Ryan McCann breaks loose from four Pioneers for a 50-yard touchdown run. Below, Kevin Kramer catches a touchdown pass, in spite of a little Pioneer attachment. These great photos (and more) were by Marguerite Laabs. Stop Smoking, American Hearl A, . ociation CLC football coach, players honored by MCAC Head coach Greg Medeck of The 2009 MCAC Central Lakes Sophomore AaronMevissen, offen- by the Minnesota College Athletic Conference. Medeck, in his third year, was named Southern Division Coach of the Year. His team set a school record for most wins (10) and cap- tured the first football state cham- pionship in school history, defeat- ing previously unbeaten Roches- ter in the title game. His three-year record is 24-8, with one game left in the 2009 season. CLC (10-1) plays Ellsworth Community College (7-3) of Iowa Falls, Iowa, in the Graphic Edge Bowl at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at the UNI Dome on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar FaLls. The Raiders are ranked 10th in the Division III National Junior College Athletic Association poll. Ellsworth is tied for 14th. Hunt, defensive back, South Falls; Sophomore Brandon Sexton, Haven; Freshman Tyler Erickson, offensive lineman, McCook Lake, wide receiver, St. Joseph; Sopho- S.D.; Sophomore Alex Leach, wide more Dennis Taute, running back, receiver, Onamia. Milaca, who was also named Most Honorable Mention - Fresh- Valuable Offensive Player in the man Matt Spoden, linebacker, St. conference; Sophomore Kyle Cro- Cloud; Freshman Michael Iverson, zon, defensive end, Paynesville; running back, WaRe Park; Soph- Sophomore Lawson Starr, defen- omore Andrew Maskell, quarter- sive back, Maple Grove. back, Spearfish, S.D.; Sophomore Hunt, Erickson, Taute, and Cro- Andrew Hallberg, linebacker, Ait- zon also received All-Region hon- kin; Freshman David Titus, out- ors. side linebacker, Baxter. Second Team - Freshman Jor- dan Moll, linebacker, Little Falls; Jill News 11-10-09 A M Maus 5 2 Fair Haven Electric 5 2 Studio 44 5 2 Aqua Lanes 5 2 Stuve's Auto Ranch 2 5 Kimball Rescue 2 5 Gohmann's Foods 2 5 R & R Construction 2 5 High ind. game and series: Rachael Voight 212, 499; Allison Korsmo 189, 497; Megan Truenow 188; Barb Lied- man 492. Team high game and series: Fair Haven Electric 605, 1612; Kimball Res- cue 584; A M Maus 581, 1664; Stuve's Auto Ranch 1608. 160 game or better: Rachael Voight 212; Allison Korsmo 189; Megan Truenow 188; Megan Kiffmeyer 184; Jenn Sch- langen 178; Pat Brandt 178, 162; Karla Adolph 174; Barb Liedman 173, 163; J0di Vinar 172, 170', Darlena La0man 172; Meggan Jordan 171; Janie Schmidt 162; Dawn Lueders 160. Tri-County League 11-11-09 Vinar Cabinet 212 140 Ameriprise Financial 203 149 Aqua Lanes 185 167 Richies Small Engine 160.5 159.5 Studio 44 146 206 Chickadee's 117.5 202.5 High games: Gordy Schreifels 244, 223, 201; Brian Arens 234; Ieremy Vinar 227; Tom Kilber 224, 211; Russ Hinz 221; Dean Bentley 201; Steve dullinger 201. High series: Gordy Schreifels 668; Tom Kilber 606; Brian Arens 576; Jeremy Vinar 563; Steve Dullinger 560; Russ Hinz 546. Aqua Trio 11-11-09 Pearl Lake Lodge 6 2 My Mom's Day Care 5 3 EZ Crusher 5 3 Aqua Lanes 2 2 RJMGD 1 7 Top games: Nate Van Vleet 213; Matt Adolph 201; Del Hillary 199; Jamie Kurkowski 197; Derrick Garding 193; Gary Grossinger 191. Top series: Jewrenay Vinar 525; Del Hillary 520; Matt Adolph 512; Gary Grossinger 496; Jamie Kurkowski 479; Nate Van Vleet 479. Commercial League 11-12-09 Kimball Legion 17 7 Kim-Buill 14 10 KFD 10 14 H & S Heating/AC 8 16 Triple R 7 17 SOB's 7 17 H & S Geothermal 0 0 Weekly top ten: Dwight Vinar 235, 194, 614; leremy Vinar 215, 204, 190,609; Dave Unterberger 215, 203, 600; Kelly Danelke 185, 517; Preston Fischer 515; Mark Serbus 490; Mike Neff 482; Cary Maus 478; Matt Adolph 194, 474; lack Fisher 463; Travis VanNurden 200.