Tricounty News

Kimball Area High School Trap Team goes to State

Our Athletes had an excellent performance at the 2014 Championship Friday, June 6, in Alexandria. They placed ninth out of 66 high school teams in Class A. Our top five Varsity shooters will represent our team this Saturday, June 14, at the Minneapolis Gun Club in Prior Lake. This is the first ever Minnesota State High School League Tournament to be held. Team events start at 9 a.m. and awards ceremony will follow at approximately 1 p.m. We encourage everyone to come and watch and help support our State Bound Athletes. See all team results at www.mnclay

Squad     Athlete                                Session 1            Session 2          Total Birds 

V              Jacob Borman                    25     22                  22    23                  92

V              Cole Czech                          23     22                  24    24                  93

V              Matt Donnay                      25     22                  23    20                  90

V              Isaiah Ehlinger                  22     23                  21    22                  88

V              Samuel Ehlinger               22     17                  17    23                  79

V             Tanner Schreifels              19      21                 24    22                   86

V              Zach Stein                           20      25                 25    22                   92

JV            Mitchell Jansky                 19      19                 16    14                   68

JV            Tom Lochen                        8       17                 18    20                   63

JV            Logan Schlueter               13      20                  21    16                   70

JV            Will Spaulding                  18     18                  19     25                  80

JV            William Tadych                16     18                  18     23                  75

JV             Josh Zabinski                    21    22                  20     22                  85

Novice   Hunter Davis                     19     22                 16                            57 

N             Alex Donnay                       13    19                  14                           46

N             Josh Donnay                      16    14                    9                            39

N            Casey Gohman                  11    12                  15                            38

N            Mike Lochen                       13    19                  18                            50

(total birds out of 100 V/JV, 75 N) 


KAHS Trap Team qualifies June 6 for state


Friday, June 6, the Kimball Area High school Trap Team traveled to Alexandria to compete against the 66 teams that make up the class A division. They sent 18 shooters and our top five qualified as a team finishing in the top nine. The  Shooters on W-Kimball-Trap-Teamthe State Tournament team are Cole Czech, Isaiah Ehlinger, Matt Donnay, Zach Stein and Jake Borman.

Backups will be Samuel Ehlinger and Tanner Schreifels. Coaches are Rob Kuechle and Mike Truenow. This is pretty awesome being this is the first year we have competed. Also, none of this would have been possible without all the support from the Kimball Rod and Gun Club.


Kimball Rod and Gun Club receives more than $8,500 in NRA grant money

The NRA Foundation holds their own raffles every year to help raise money for clubs like ours. It is local dollars that were donated to them and returned back to local organizations. The NRA Foundation donated $4,500 to purchase a new clay target thrower and also donated a W-Team-Pic-3-NRAPromatic Thrower to the Kimball Rod and Gun Club. We just finished our Youth/Education Facility and are in the process of building three new trap fields with all new throwers. We needed trap improvements to support our rising number of youth shooters like our local Kimball Area High School Trap Team. We would like to give a big “THANK YOU” to the NRA Foundation and their generous donation. Submitted photo.


Kimball 12U fastpitch softball takes second

The 12U Kimball fastpitch softball team took second place at the Kimball Fastpitch Tournament sponsored by the Kimball Booster Club W-12U-Kimball-Sports-Booster-Tournament-2nd-PlaceSaturday, June 7. In front row are, from left, Tori Harren and Cailyn Kuechle. In second row are Jaden DeGree, Haley Robben, Rachel Utecht, and Lilly Voight. In third row are Megan Schindler, Jolee Randall, Katie Decknatel, and Kyrie Rossman. In back row are coaches Sam Rossman, Steve Decknatel, and Tom Harren. Not pictured are Justina Niemi and Bailee Schiefelbein. Submitted photo.


Kimball 10U softball team gets second place

The Kimball 10U softball team took home second-place medals after competing in the Kimball 10U softball tournament Sunday, June 8. Kimball defeated Cold Spring 5-4, lost to the eventual champions Waite Park 2-1, narrowly defeated the other Kimball 10U Blue team 5-4, W-Kimball-10-U-softball-IMG 0903and finished with a wild 3-2 extra innings win over Buffalo Lake Hector. The team is pictured, front row left to right, Jordyn Donnay, Ellie Kuechle, Morgan Streit, Leah Schiefelbein, Cheyenne Epple, and Brookelyn Kuechle. In back row are coach Jeremy Kuechle, Hallie Arnold, Madison Streit, Jaymee Randall, Rayne Mae Lanenga, Taylor Maurer, Brianna Loehrer, and coach Kari Schiefelbein. Not pictured are Ashley Beehler, and coach Steven Randall. Submitted photo.