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Kimmes stars at Prep Nationals

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Elizabeth Kimmes, a quiet sixth-grader at Hastings Middle School, just went for one heck of a ride in Denver.

She is part of the Courage Rolling Rowdies wheelchair basketball team, which competed in the Prep Junior Nationals in Colorado March 21-22.


The Rowdies entered the tournament as quite an underdog -- they were seeded 10th out of 11 teams. But the Rowdies beat the tournament's top three teams and captured the 2009 championship.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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