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 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 24, 2017 

Johnstone leads area athletes with gold medal performance

More than 50 local athletes made appearances in state track competitions over the weekend, braving cold wet conditions as they took their places among their states' elite. Out of that mix, more than...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 17, 2017

Raiders golfers qualify for state

Sidney High School golfers have been running on a hot streak through their final meets, handily taking care of challengers going into district competition. That streak continued into Monday's...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 12, 2017

A shot to remember

A Sidney golfer carded a links dream last week, shooting his first hole-in-one at Sidney's Hillside Golf Course. In making his historical shot, Carlos Flores hit a six iron just right, bouncing his...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    May 10, 2017

Torch Run set for Sidney

Local law enforcement personnel are gearing up for what they hope will be the biggest show of support for the Special Olympics the state has seen. Each year, the Special Olympics benefits from proceeds raised by Law Enforcement Special Olympics...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    May 5, 2017

Postcards hold interesting look into Sidney's history

As Sidney prepares to celebrate its 150 years of history, a Colorado-based historian is looking at the town's past from a different angle. John Meissner, director with the Estes Park (Colorado)...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 5, 2017

Volleyball Club triumphs

Sidney's volleyball club launched in January and ended its first season Saturday competing at a grand prix event in Casper, Wyoming. There, the nine-member team, all 12 years old or younger, was met...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    April 28, 2017

Region's best track athletes go head to head

SCOTTSBLUFF - The best regional track athletes, based on event performance regardless of school size, braved near-freezing temperatures here Tuesday to see how they stacked up against one another. Sidney Raider athletes emerged near the top of a...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    April 26, 2017

Sidney finds improvement at Twilight meet

Sidney High School's track teams got a chance to experiment last week at the Scottsbluff Twilight Track Meet, with a number of athletes trying their hands at different events. Through it all, the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    April 21, 2017

Langley, Gawith lead Coyotes at Wyoming track meet

Potter-Dix fared well against larger teams and schools at the Burns Invite, bringing home a hand full of first place medals in the process. Trinity Langley, Payge Hoffman and Alexus Rozelle paced the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    April 19, 2017

Cabela's enters into revised agreements in connection with Bass Pro Shops merger

In a series of filings with the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) Monday and Tuesday, Cabela’s confirmed changes to the deal under which it will be acquired by Bass Pro Shops. The changes are mostly linked to the sale of the World’s Foremost...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    April 19, 2017

Raiders fare well against tough Dutch Zorn field

GOTHENBURG - Sidney teams faced one of the stiffest competitive fields so far this track season and came out in decent shape, with the boys finishing fourth and the girls sixth at the Dutch Zorn Invite last week. The boys’ finish came off the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    April 12, 2017

Records tumble to Raiders in Mitchell

Two Sidney athletes set new records to lead the Sidney boys and girls teams to third-place finishes at the Mitchell Invite. Raider Alex Linneman set a meet record in the long jump. Linneman cleared...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    April 5, 2017

Sidney wins home tourney in playoff

The sun broke through the clouds, giving warmth to the gentle breeze, providing the promise of a nice time for golf. Problem was, that brief window of warmth came after the close of regulation play at the Sidney Invitational Golf Tournament. Prior...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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