Tricounty News

K-EV-W boys’ golf team battles at Albion Ridges

The Kimball-Eden Valley-Watkins golfers competed in W-KEVW-Golf-2Central Minnesota Conference action at Albion Ridges Tuesday, May 20. The Meet Medalist honors went to Rockford’s Ty Griffin, who shot a blistering 38.

Meet Results/Team: first, Rockford, 166; second, Maple Lake, 179; third, Osakis, 180; fourth, B-B-E, 188; fifth, K-EV-W, 191; sixth, HL-W-W, 200; seventh, Pierz, 238.

Meet Results/Individual: Rockford, Ty Griffin, 38; Osakis, Joe Garcia, 43; B-B-E, Jackson Gregory, 46; K-EV-W, Tommy Wuertz, 44; HL-W-W, Jacob Tintes, 46; Pierz, Josh Rocheleau, 48; Maple Lake, Aidan Jude and Brandon Borrel, 42.

K-EV-W’s Nathan Vossen tees it up on hole #10. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs.


Kimball fastpitch team all systems ‘go’ for playoffs

Tuesday, May 20, Kimball played host to Swanville in the first round of the playoffs.


The Cubs cruised to a 12-3 victory. But Wednesday, the tables were turned on Kimball, when Browerville ambushed them in a 13-4 shellacking.

Swanville game highlights: Madison Schreifels, 2 for 2, 3 runs scored, 1 double; Madison Libbesmeier, 2 for 2, run scored, 2 walks; Lauren Libbesmeier, 2 for 4; Stacy Hurrle, Alexis Rose, Shay Krippner, Emily Utecht, Hayley Schiefelbein, Shelby Schiefelbein, Becky Holtz, and Kenzie Leither each had one hit for the Cubs. The winning pitcher was Alexis Rose, who struck out 15 in 7 innings, walked 2, and faced 32 batters, allowing
7 hits.


EV-W-K track/field teams send 19 to Sections


The Central Minnesota Conference Track & Field Sub-Sections took place at Litchfield, Tuesday, May 20. Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball has 19 tracksters moving on to sections next week. Both the men’s and women’s teams finished second in the eight-team meet. Litchfield won the women’s division, and New London-Spicer took the men’s division.


Cubs get lots of action as season winds down

The Kimball Cubs’ baseball team managed to get in five games last week. First up was a doubledip with visiting Maple Lake, followed by a twin bill at Elrosa, vs. B-B-E, and finally back home for a battle with Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted.

Game one against Maple Lake was controlled by the Irish. The Cubs managed just three hits, while the Irish put up 13 on way to a 14-1 victory. The Cubs’ three hits were by Joe VonWahlde, Mitch Klein, and Brady Faber.


KAHS trap Competition week 3 May 4

Each week is showing great improvement. This week, May 4, the weather finally held out and we didn’t have rain. Our athletes had a solid performance moving us up in the standings to spot number five.

This week’s Top 5 shooters are:

T1. Jacob Borman (46)

T1. Isaiah Ehlinger (46)

3. Tanner Schreifels (45)

4. Zach Stein (44)

5. Sam Ehlinger (41)

Class A - Conference 7

Team Name                                                Week 3                     Total             Standings

                                                                        Points                      Points

Pequot Lakes High School                    1687.5                     4668.5                 1

Dassel-Cokato High School                 1383                         4385                    2

Walker/Hackensack/Akeley HS          1198                         4274.5                 3

Legacy Christian Academy                    1228.5                     3721.5                 4

Kimball High School1                               285.5                     3384                    5

Mounds View High School                    1029.5                     3342.5                6

St. Louis Park High School                     1134.5                    2501.5                 7

Bloomington Kennedy HS                       820                        2482                    8

Lakeview High School                               810.5                     2308.5                9

Math / Science Acad. of Woodbury       598                        2017                 10