Wrestling Alumni Night

Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
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Nearly 50 alumni came out Thursday, Feb. 2, to Kimball's Wrestling Triangular against HL-W-W and Royalton for an alumni celebration. Kimball alumni wrestler and current head coach Mike Schindler gave the go ahead to 1985 alumni cheerleading captain Vanessa (Salmela) Schlueter to organize the celebration. Vanessa stated, "It is truly amazing in our small community how everyone pulls together in such a short time to help make things happen!" There was a wonderful turnout of alumni families. Kimball wrestling has been a proud family tradition and the top 10 families with the most wins were honored before the last dual of the night between the Cubs and

Royalton. There was a wonderful turnout of alumni families. There was a member present from each of the top 10 families.

* Frank II and Frosty Schiefelbein

* Dan and Mona Libbesmeier

* Brian and Nadine Lemke

* Elwood and Ellen Hurrle Family

* Richard and Jeanette Libbesmeier

* Tony and Paula Bollman Family

* Tim and Robin Schiefelbein Family

* Ronnnie and Denise Winter Family

* Doug and Jarae Joseph Family

* Frank III and Cathy Schiefelbein Family

Alumni were able to enjoy a walk down memory lane with a display of memorabilia, spanning the decades while enjoying refreshment and reminiscing.

Alumni wrestler, art teacher Mike Linn's class made the backdrop sign honoring the alumni. They also made the Kool Aid man worn by Connor Hansen to promote our current undefeated wrestling team. Everyone is invited to come and get some.

"Thank yous" go out to the school and staff, local businesses, coaches, alumni, and wrestling families for coming together and making this great night possible. Pictures from the event can be seen in the photo gallery at

tricountynews.MN website, or at captureitwith vanessa.smugmug.com, or gardingphotography.