Caleb Lunning

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The best class of basketball players to pass through Zimmerman High School could always count on their speed, athletic ability and depth to pull them through. However, they ran into a Duluth Denfeld team with equal amounts of those prize commodities, except stretched over longer bodies, on Tuesday evening, [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Gavin Doppler is guard-sized at 6-feet even, but plays the post  for Zimmerman. Still, when he stole the ball from Princeton with his team leading by just 59-55 in their section opener Friday night, he couldn’t resist. “Three guys in front of me, but I just kept going,” said [...]

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  The Zimmerman Thunder wrapped up the Granite Ridge Conference championship with a 69-35 conquest of the Foley Falcons on Friday evening in Foley. ‘Caleb Lunning sank 13 points, Kyle Connelly 11 and Nate Christensen and Gavin Doppler 10 each for the Thunder. Tyler Templin had 11 for Foley. Zimmerman, which lost its opener in [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Point guard is typically a position basketball coaches fret about most. But not at Zimmerman recently with versatile Caleb Lunning running things. “Caleb is the prototypical point guard. He is very steady.  You always know what you’ll get,” said coach Ben Kvidt.  “He does everything you want – pass, drive, [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor It has been a long, hard winter, but folks in Zimmerman have enjoyed the warm glow of their basketball team since the first snowfalls. “Around school, there’s been a buzz and energy that’s never been there before,” said Caleb Lunning, junior guard. “Ever since we beat Rocori, people have sensed [...]

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Brandon Giese tallied 27 points and Blake Ehley pumped in 23 as the Zimmerman boys beat Monticello 82-73 on Tuesday. Jake Wilson added 10 points and Caleb Lunning 8 for the Thunder, now 4-4 in conference and 11-5 overall. The Thunder lead the Mississippi 8 with 70.3 points per game. Kevin Flesch sank 26 points [...]

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