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PAGE 12 " Thursday, December 5, 2013 Iml .... Kimball's All-Conference Academic varsity players IL u_  IL  II II q .._. .,,_IL .... .... .............  !!: .............. i: ..... I00IIlllUIII - Kimball All Conferetme and second team All Conference Kimball announced the All-Conference Academic varsity players with a 3.8 grade-point average or higher. In front, from left are Taylor Schreiner - CC, Maddy O'Brien - VB, Stacy Hurrle - VB, Shelby Schiefelbein - VB, Cameron Hunt - FB, and John Zipoy - FB. In middle are Grace Kopitzke - CC, Denzel Atherton - CC, Ben Serbus - FB, and Rebecca Frank- VB. In back are Erika Johnson - CC, Madison Libbesmeier- CC, Lexi Rose - VB, Hollie Donnay- VB, Ted Zipoy - FB, and Mathias Hennen - FB. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs. Ram Gridiron Challenge raises funds for Kimball football Ram Truck brand and A.M. Maus and Son help raise $4,320 Kimball families and fans par- ticipated in a Ram Gridiron Chal- lenge Fundraiser Friday, Oct. 4, and raised $4,320 for the Kimball football program. The Ram Truck brand contributed $20 for each test drive in one of the new award- winning Ram Trucks. "Ram Trucks and high school football make a perfect partner- ship," said Reid Bigland, CEO of the Ram Truck brand. "The play- ers on these teams face new challenges week after week, know- ing that with hard work comes reward. This commitment to hard work and excellence is what we strive for at the Ram Truck brand, and we're proud to support these kids and their efforts on the field, in the classroom, and in their community. "We always enjoy the oppor- tunity to get out into the commu- nity and give something back," said Steve Maus ofA.M. Maus and Son.'"We had a great turnout for the Ram Gridiron Challenge Fun- draiser - it was a pleasure to work with the parents, students, and fans of Kimball Area High School football. On behalf of the dealer- ship, I would like to thank them for taking the time to test drive and for supporting the Kimball Cubs. Chrysler Group LLC has a long history of giving back to the com- munities where the company does business. Since 1993, the company and its brands have helped raise close to $5 million for education and student enrichment through test-drive programs like the Ram Gridiron Challenge Fundraiser. STARBANK The Bank That Cares" Are all your financial needs being met? Brian Shropshire and Dale Yogi are Star Bank's local Ag Lenders and are based out of Maple Lake and Annandale. Brian and Dale can help your Agri Business with any of the following: Equipment Loans Operating Loans/Lines of Credit Ag Real Estate Loans RFA & FSA Star Bank is a family-owned, independent community bank. Agriculture has been a focus of our bank's mission for many years! Dale and Brian, our Ag Lending Experts, are committed to helping you achieve your Your Full Service AS Lender From left to right: Dale Vog Brian Shropshire goals. You are guaranteed to receive a creative approach to lending, competitive rates, flexibility, and timely loan decisions that are made locally. We have money to lend qualifying borrowers. Got mud on your boots? You're always welcome here We Invite you to experience the Star Bank difference. After all we're "The Bank That CoresTU: In front, from left are Hollie Donnay, volleyball first team, Macie Hurrle, volleyball first team, Emily Donnay, Cross Country first team, and Cameron Hunt, football first team. In back are Lexi Rose, volleyball second team, Madison Hurtle, volleyball second team, and Mathias Hennen, football second team. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs. Cubs open season wit h win By Iay Klein, coach The Kimball Cubs hosted the Falcons from Foley last Fri- day night, Nov. 22, at the Wirth Gymnasium. This was the open- ing game for both clubs. Foley jumped out to an early 16-5 lead. Kimball answered with a 16-0 run to take a lead they would not give back. The Cubs entered the half leading 43-25. The home team had a slow start to the second half as well. Foley scored the first four points before a timeout was called to refocu the Cubs. Kimball maintained a dou- ble-digit lead the rest of the game to pull away from the Falcons and win with an 82-59 score. Cameron Hunt paced the scoring attack with 26 points. He also con- tributed 10 assists, eight rebounds and six steals. Jarred Merchant put up 19 points tO go along with nine rebounds. Merchant also drew two charging fouls. ]oey VonWahlde was the third Cub player in double fig- ures with 12 points. Ioey added eight rebounds and three assists. Mathias Hennen chipped in with eight points, six rebounds and three assists. Will Spaulding was a huge spark off the bench in the first half, and ended up with nine points and seven rebounds. The Cubs out-rebounded the Falcons by a 43-29 margin on the night. Kimball will host the Paynes- ville Bulldogs Tuesday, Nov. 26, before the holiday break. Maple Lake 100 State Hwy. 55 E. Annandale 460 Elm Street East Maple Lake, MN 55358 Annandale, MN 55302 Contact Brian: (320) 963-7662 Contact Dale: (320) 274-2265 t #11 Senior Cameron Hunt puts up 2 of his 26 points in the 82-59 win over the Foley Falcons Friday, Nov. 22. Staffphoto by Marguerite Laabs.