Tricounty News

Jade Hamilton graduates basic training

Air Force Reserve Airman Jade M. Hamilton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.W-Jade-Hamilton-201R01

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Hamilton is the son of Todd and Jenny Hamilton of Powder Ridge Road, Kimball. He is a 2010 graduate of Kimball Area High School.


Kimball 10U Fastpitch White Softball season ends well

The Kimball White 10U Fastpitch team finished the season 8-6. They are pictured from left to right, seated, Katie Decknatel, Morgan Garding, and Kylie Carlson. Kneeling are Leah Schiefelbein, Kyrie Rossman, and Bailee Schiefelbein. Standing are Coach Steve Decknatel, Sylvia Gustad, Caitlyn W-kimballwhiteCarlson, Naomi Bollman, Coach Amanda Garding, Jaden Degree, Rayne Mae Lanenga, Chelsea Carlson, and Coach Sam Rossman. Submitted photo.



Kimball 10U Fastpitch Blue Softball

Pictured here is the Kimball 10U Fastpitch Softball Blue Team. In back row, left to right are Jaymee Randall, Coach Steven Randall, Gracelyn Powell, Megan W-kimballblueSchindler, Jolee Randall, Madison Streit, Justina Niemi, Coach Jeremy Kuechle, and Lily Voight. In front are Ellie Wicker, Cailyn Kuechle, Amanda Curtis, Natalee Kunkel, and Ellie Kuechle. The Kimball Blue Team improved all season on the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing, catching, baserunning, and overall softball strategy. Kimball Blue team is pictured here following a thrilling 10-9 consolation championship game loss that placed the Cubs as Consolation runners-up in the 10U season-ending tournament in Litchfield. Submitted photo.



Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?

It’s time for the KIMBALL CUBS Youth Football!

• Touch Football Program for students entering grades 1-2.

When: Saturday, Sept 7, 14, 21 & 28, from 9-10 a.m.

Where: Kimball Area High School Football Field

Cost: $20

5th & 6th Grade Tackle Football. Sign up, equipment handout and first practice is Aug, 13, at 6 p.m. at the KImball Area High School.

We will also be handing out equipment on Aug. 15.

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on Aug. 13, from 6-7:30 p.m.

Where: Kimball Area High School Football Field

Cost: $50


KES, KAHS open houses Aug. 27

Open house is from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Kimball Elementary School. There will be various forms needed to begin school, as well as tables for Hendricks’ Bus Co., Taher Food Service, Partners in Education, and many others available. Grades 4-6 need a planner, which P.I.E. will sell that night at their table in the gym. The planner is $3.

Grades 7-12 open house is at the high school cafetorium, also from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27.