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PAGE 6 December 15, 2016 ........ ~::~::~:~:~ ...... www.tricountynews.mn 'Our Favorite Time of Year' presented Dec. 19 The Kimball Elementary which I wrote many years ago and School grades K-3 Holiday Concert many of you who were in my class will be held at the Kimball Area know the song, so feel free to sing High School in the North Gym on along, and actually I would feel so Dec. 19. proud if you did. The children will perform at We will involve the audience 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. with a Christmas Sing-A-Long. The concert entitled "Our So come watch these little per- Favorite Time of Year" will include formers and bring your voices the second- and third-graders in along! a forest as Teddy Bears. The kin- The concert is directed by vocal dergarten will perform some cute music teacherArlene Sands. songs, and even sign language. Arlene Sands First grade will also perform Kimball Area some familiar songs.The last song Vocal Music Teacher will be "Christmas Time All Year", Kimball Public Schools Illl II dill Kimball School Menus lllll II 'll '1' I'l II I'P I I Dec. 19-23 ,u.ch Monday-Maple Syrup Day: Pan- Breakfast cakes, syrup, and scrambled eggs or Monday: Breakfast pizza orchoice deli sandwich, tri-tater, baby car- of cereal, toast, flesh vegetables, juice rots, orange juice, milk. choice, milk. Tuesday: Cheese bread with Tuesday: Sausage & egg on marinara or hamburger on a bun, English muffin or choice of cereal, roasted broccoli, tomato wedges, toast, flesh vegetables, juice choice, Romaine salad, seasonal fl'uit, milk. milk. Wednesday: Orange chicken Wednesday: Apple BoscH stick, (popcorn chicken with orange or choice of cereal, toast, fresh veg- sauce) or BBQ pork riblet, brown etables, juice choice, milk. rice, red peppers/onions, fresh veg- Thursday: Breakfast burritos, etables, red fruited Jell-O, milk. tri-tater or choice of cereal, graham Thursday: Italian pasta bake crackers, fresh vegetables, juice or fish burger on a bun, broccoli, choice, milk. creamy coleslaw, baby carrots, sea- Friday-No School sonal fruit, milk. Friday-No School Kindermusik Kimball wrestlers open season at BBE Triangular By Pat Garry, Staff Writer 152: Garth Htsch (P) over Michael Linder (BBE) over Austin Donnay The Cubs competed in Donnay (K) (Fall 1:42); 160: Carter (K) (Fall 5:39); 132: Zack Holtz (K) the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Holtz (K) over Riley Messer (P) over Tyler Bents (BBE) (Dec 5-3); Triangular Friday, Dec. 9, and ran (Fall 3:46); 170: Payton Hanan 138: Payton Schiefelbein (K) over into some very worthy opponents; (K) over Connor Meagher (P) (Inj. DylanT. Kampsen (8th) (BBE) (MD losing to Paynesville, 45-30 and [time]); 182: Cameron Schmitz (P) 14-4); 145: Isaiah VanHeel (BBE) dropping the BBE match, 50-16. over Adam Theis (K) (Fall 1:56); over (K) (For.); 152: Isaiah Gilbert Results (Paynesville Match): 195: Ben Zipoy (K) over Patrick (BBE) over Michael Donnay (K) 106: Cody Leither (K) over (P) Kranz (P) (Dec 8-3); 220: Grant (Dec 8-3); 160: Adam Jaeger (BBE) (For.); 113: Gabe Nelson (P) over Ludwig (P) over Jim Wicker (K) over Payton Hanan (K) (MD 11-3); Billy Tadych (K) (Fall 2:36); 120: (Fall 0:20); 285: Lucas Peterson (P) 170: Trevor Kern (BBE) over Adam BrandonDouglas(P)overBrandon over Grant Garding (K) (Dec 4-1). Theis (K) (Dec 3-1); 182: Jonah Guggisberg (K) (Fall 2:24); 126: Results (BBE Match): 106: Voss (BBE) over Anthony Zongo AlexMages (P) overAustinDonnay Blaine Fischer (BBE) over Billy (K) (Fall 1:28); 195: Dalton Guzier (K) (Fall 0:57); 132: Shawn Rue (P) Tadych (K) (MD 10-2); 113: Canon (BBE) over Ben Zipoy (K) (Fall over (K) (For.); 138: Zack Holtz (K) Swanson (BBE) over Brandon 2:38); 220: Jim Wicker (IO over over Daltin Christinsen (P) (Dec Guggisberg (K) (Fall 3:20); 120: Seth Roering (BBE) (Dec 14-12); 7-6); 145: Payton Schiefelbein (K) Tyler ]ensen (BBE) over Josh 285: GrantGarding (K) overJoseph overWeston Roberg (P) (Fall 0:50); Donnay (K) (Fall 2:53); 126: Taiton Thompson (BBE) (Fall 1:01). Lady Cubs edged by Cardinals in thriller By Pat Garry, StaffWriter lead changed hands eight times, a slow start, and it was good to see The Kimball girls lost a tough Kira Schaefer sparked the Cubs' that our girls had some fight in one Tuesday, Dec. 6, to a very offense, coming off the bench to them. We had our chances down good Annandale team, 59-53. The sink three treys in the second half. the stretch to knock off a good Cardinals jumped out to a 15-4 With 52 seconds left, Erin O'Brien team and a quality opponent, lead in the game's first seven min- convertedabasketandwasfouled, but we just didn't finish like we utes. Teammates Erin O'Brien and completing the three-point play. needed to. We have to find a way," Madison Hurrle combinedtojump That left Kimball trailing 52-51 said Coach Jeremy Kuechle. Cubs' start the offense. Erin had three in the final minute. Annandale Scoring: Kenzie Leither2; Madison field goals and Madison was true wrapped up the victory, sink- Hurrle 17; Ashley Schindele 7; four times from three-point land, ing four of four free throws in the Katie Merchant 3; Kira Schaefer 9; launching Kimball to a 30-29 half- waning minutes. Caitlin O'Brien 3; Erin O'Brien 12. time lead. In the second half the "I liked how we responded after Playdate at Kimball Library Children ages 3 to 5, together an iTunes gift card specifically Todd and Wright Counties. It pro- with their parents or caregiv- for Kindermusik. The attendance vides CentralMinnesotaresidents ers, are invited to a Jingle Jangle limit is 10, and each child must be with nearly 1 million books, CDs Playdate at the Kimball Public accompanied by a parent/care-and DVDs, 250 public computers, Library Wednesday, Dec. 28, giver. Registration is required, programming and information beginning at 10:30 a.m. Discover For more information, contactservices. what Kindermusik has to offer in the Kimball Public Library at (320) Kimball Library open hours this program that includes sing- 398-3915. are Monday 10-1 & 2-7, Wednesday ing, dancing and learning to the Great River Regional Library 10-1&3-6,Friday3-6,andSaturday theme of Jingle Jangle. Each child (GRRL) provides library services 9-12. will receive an instrument and a at 32 public libraries in Benton, music download card similar to Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Meteorologist Mark Bitter cold will settle in your winter survival kits with you if you should have car troubles. Is there any big warm-up on the horizon? Well, I hate to tell you, not at this stage. Most of the month of December will continue to see cold and snow. Stay safe and think warm thoughts! Weather history: On this date in 1933, records show that a "severe ice storm hit southern and central Minnesota." Weather fact: An ice storm is a "type of winter storm character- ized by freezing rain, also known as a glaze event or, in some parts of the United States, as a silver thaw." An ice storm results in the accu- mulation of at least 0.25-inch of ice on exposed surfaces. MN AT A GLANCE: Moorhead Low -6 High 0 Duluth Low 4 High 10 Central Minn. Low-4 High 1 Minneapolis Low 0 High 9 Rochester Low -2 High 8 Marshall Low -3 High 4 Wednesday: Partly to mostly sunny and cold. High 1 Low -12 Winds: WNW 15-25>30 mpb Prec. None Weather Column: How are you enjoying "winter" so far?2 Well, technically we are still in fall since the winter solstice doesn't officially arrive for us until Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 4:44 a.m. this year. I know it wasn't too long ago that we were bragging about what a nice late fall and early winter we were having, but all of that has changed over the past couple of weeks. I am starting to hear peo- ple complain that they are already "sick of winter." The snow and-bitterly cold air will settle in for much of the rest of the month and into the New Year. In fact, we will have the coldest air of the season this weekwith us tap- ping some extremely cold Arctic air by Saturday night into Sunday. This is the backside of snowstorm that could bring 2" to 6" of snow or more by late Thursday night into Friday night. We could also see temperatures of 15 to 20 degrees below normal for this time of the year for late this week and into the weekend. We will also have dangerous wind- chill values. Make sure you have Monday's sunrise: 7:55 a.m. Monday's sunset: 4:37 p.m. Normal High: 21 Normal Low: 7 The coldest air of the season will arrive this weekend with tem- peratures struggling to make it above 0 for daytime high tempera- tures. A winter storm is expected to arrive late Thursday night into Friday. At this stage 1" to 3" of snow is possible Thursday night and another 1" to 3" of snow is possible again on Friday. Bitterly cold air will arrive on the backside of this system on Saturday. Thursday: Partly cloudy and cold, 20-percent chance of light snow late. High 1 Low -5 Winds: SE 10-15 mph Prec. Trace-.20" Friday: Mostlycloudyto cloudy, 60-percent chance of snow- 1"-3" of snow possible. High 11 Low 3 Winds: E 10-15 mph Prec..20"-.50" Saturday: Partly cloudy and cold, 20-percent chance of lin- gering light snow. High -2 Low -20 Winds: NW 10-20 mph Prec. Trace-.20" Sunday: Partly cloudy. High -3 Low -5 Winds: W 10-15 mph Prec. None. Boys C-Squad opens season at By]ordan Schleper, Coach the end and never quit working. Tuesday, Dec. 6, the boys' bas- Eighth-grader Jack Knaus led ketball team opened the sea- the scoringwith7points, followed son at Opsala after two weeks of by freshmen Brian Binsfeld and practice. The C-squad fell to the Noah Young with 6 and 5 points Cardinals by a score of 46-22. respectively. All 15 players got into The game was filled with ups and the game. Overall, for the game we downs. At halftime, the Cubs were did some good things, but have right in it with the score at 24-14. plenty of things to work on. We The first half included a nice 7-0 look to improve every day as we run after being down 18 to 5 and move throughthe season. Looking some nice hustle plays. In the sec- ahead, the Cubs have two home ond half, the shooting went cold games with Dassel-Cokato and as we scored only 8 points, and we Royakon on Thursday and Friday started giving up some easy bas- of this week, Dec. 8 and 9. kets. However, the boys battled to C-Squad Cubs fall to Dassel- Cokato BylordanSchleper, Coach and ultimately lost by 18. Thursday, Dec. 8, the boys had Brian Binsfeld led the scor- their home opener against Dassel- ing with 10 points, followed by Cokato. The Cubs fell by a score of Noah Young with 9. During the 45-27. We did not score until half- course of the game we forced too way through the first half and dug many passes which resulted in a ourselves a 12-0 hole. However, the turnover and an easy bucket for boys battled back to cut the lead D-C. We need to work on stay- to 18-12 with 2 minutes left in the ing calm on the court and let the first half. D-C then proceeded to game come to us. This will come go on a 6-0 run to make the half- easier as the season progresses. time score 24-12. In the second Looking ahead, the Cubs are right half, the boys took a lot of good back on the court at home against shots, but they were not falling. Royalton Friday, Dec. 9. They kept hustling until the end Cubs' C-Squad falls late to Royalton By Jordan Schleper, Coachnot worked on a lot of zone offense FridayDec. 9, the boys' C-squad so far this season. took on Royalton. The boys nar- Jack Knaus led the Cubs' scor- rowly fell by a score of 32-23. At ing with 10 points. I was proud halftime, the Cubs were down by of the way that all the guys bat- a score of 20-12. We cut the lead tled the entire game. Overall, we to 5 mid-way through the second made some good strides this first half, but could not get any closer, week. Now we have a full week Overall, the Cubs played solid of practice before our next game defense for the entire game, but to work on some of the areas we could not get any offense going, struggled in. Our next game is at Royalton played a zone against home on Tuesday, Dec. 20, against us which caused us to take tough Annandale. shots, force a lot of passes. We have