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 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 29, 2017 

Linneman, Von Seggern, Johnson take gold

Sidney's Alex Linneman was a double event winner to help lead the Raiders to a second place finish Saturday when they hosted the Sidney Invitational at Weymouth Field. Linneman leaped his way to the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 22, 2017

Area road construction projects set to begin

A number of road projects are either under way or set to begin in the next week as the Nebraska Department of Roads repairs and replaces highways throughout the area. Weather permitting, the Union...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 22, 2017

Erdman includes Sidney in town hall schedule

Nebraska State Senator Steve Erdman will be visiting Sidney this week as part of a series of town hall meetings in the Panhandle. Erdman, who represents Nebraska's 47th Legislative District, will be...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 10, 2017

Kilbride takes over operations at Hillside

In some ways Sidney is like a homecoming for Patrick Kilbride, the new golf operations director for the city of Sidney. Kilbride, a 25-year golf industry veteran, formerly managed two other Nebraska...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 8, 2017

Sidney battles to the end in state tourney play

LINCOLN - Sidney's Lady Raiders overcame a disastrous second quarter to place themselves in contention for the second round of the state basketball tournament Thursday. Playing Norris in the first...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 3, 2017

City Council approves truck routes

After delaying a decision through two meetings, the Sidney City Council approved a resolution establishing truck routes throughout the city. In its final discussion prior to setting the initial routes, council altered the proposes routes, adding a...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 3, 2017

Lady Coyotes overpowered at state

LINCOLN - Going into state D-2 tournament play, the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes knew they had a big order in front of them, playing the tournament’s top seed, Falls City Sacred Heart, in the first round Thursday morning. With its offense running cold...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 1, 2017

Lady Raiders on to state

OGALLALA - Sidney's Lady Raiders went on a 12-4 tear in the second half of the third quarter to take control of the B6 District Tournament final Saturday, defeating Alliance 54-33 to earn a berth in...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 1, 2017

Potter-Dix heads to Lincoln

GERING - For the second time this year, the Lady Coyotes of Potter-Dix High School have earned a state tournament berth in Lincoln. This time, unlike in volleyball, Potter-Dix doesn’t enter the tournament at the top of the seedings, but rather as...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 24, 2017

Lady Raiders take down Scottsbluff in district semi-final

OGALLALA - Sidney's Lady Raiders wore down the ladies from Scottsbluff High School here Wednesday to earn a place in the B-6 District title game scheduled for this evening. Always presenting a danger, Scottsbluff stayed within a handful of points...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    February 22, 2017

Gabis takes firefighting to a new personal level

Come the first of the month, Chris Gabis will realize a long-time dream, that of becoming a full-time firefighter. "I think every kids wants to be a firefighter at one time or another," Gabis said....

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 22, 2017

Two wrestlers take state tournament championships

For the first time in more than 20 years, Sidney wrestlers came home with more than one state champion in their midst. Raiders Trey Arellano and Derek Robb captured gold over the weekend, becoming...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 22, 2017

Robb sets new school, state benchmarks

Sidney junior Derek Robb re-wrote the record books on both the school and state level with four wins, all by pin, at the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. With the four pins, Robb...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    February 17, 2017

New business announcement gives hope

The sting of a lost business could soon be soothed with the arrival of a new owner which has chosen Sidney in the expansion of its national profile. Lukjan Metal Products is expected any time to get...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    February 17, 2017

Proposed truck routes subject of council discussion on roads

As city officials work on improving the condition of city streets, one of the first steps proposed has met with mild opposition and curiosity. The proposed establishment of truck routes brought a...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 17, 2017

Potter-Dix, Leyton set for playoff final

Earlier this week, Leyton got a little shook up in sub-district play, falling behind early and having to make up a lot of ground in the opening round against Banner County. The Lady Wildcats jump out to a 10-point first quarter lead, forcing Leyton...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 15, 2017

Sidney quintet qualifies for state tournament

Five Sidney wrestlers will be among those competing for spots on the medal stand at the Nebraska State Wrestling Meet Saturday, including three returning medalists from last season. No wrestler in...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 10, 2017

Raider wrestlers head to district

After weeks of challenging health and injury issues, Sidney's wrestling team is back and healthy just in time for its most important meet of the year - the B4 District meet in McCook this weekend....

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 8, 2017

Lady Raiders split with familiar foes

Entering weekend play Sidney Coach Tyler Shaw knew the Lady Raiders would have their hands full. Illness and injuries aside, Sidney was on course to once again play rival Gering, which it had bested every time thus far in the season. "It's hard to...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    February 3, 2017

Library usage runs more toward electronic

Physical attendance and checkouts at the Sidney Public Library continue to go down, but the library’s digital footprint and usage has been growing. Expounding from there, Sidney Library Director Andrew Sherman also told Sidney city council members... Full story

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    February 1, 2017

Sidney brothers set to close long-time business

For 69 years, Nienhuesers have been working on, in, and above the soil in the southern Panhandle. But in its 70th year, Nienhueser Construction and Excavating will cease to exist, as aging family...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    January 27, 2017

Two Raiders wrestle to Higgins titles

Two Sidney wrestlers won their divisions at the John Higgins Invite in Lexington last weekend. Trey Arellano, wrestling at 120 pounds, and Derek Robb, 152, rose to the top of their respective weight...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    January 25, 2017

Potter-Dix runs away with third straight title

BRIDGEPORT - Potter-Dix ran away with the MAC Tournament Championship Saturday, rolling past rival Leyton 51-11 to capture its third straight MAC crown. The Lady Coyotes held Leyton scoreless in the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    January 25, 2017

Leyton downs defending MAC champion

BRIDGEPORT - In working to defend its MAC Tournament title, Creek Valley's boys scored the first five points against challenger Leyton, breaking out with its running offense from the first tip....

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    January 18, 2017

Bayard free throws sink Creek Valley

Bayard's Lady Tigers went 7-for-10 from the free throw line and added one field goal, while Creek Valley couldn't part the net in overtime, giving Bayard an upset win over the fourth seed Lady Storm....

 

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