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 By Donna Wiedeburg - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 25, 2014

Local sports round-up - Cross Country

Charlie Brockhaus (front) and Preslie Allen (back) training at the Sidney High Cross Country camp earlier this week at Ft. Robinson State Park.... Full story

 By Donna Wiedeburg - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 25, 2014

Local sports round-up - Volleyball camp

Sophomore Abbey Mills of the SHS Volleyball team instructs a youngster at the team's summer camp in Sidney two weeks ago.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 24, 2014

Mosquito spraying to begin this weekend

The city of Sidney Parks Department will conduct initial mosquito spraying on Sunday evening July 28th. Weather permitting, spraying will continue each Sunday evening from approximately 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., into early September, or as needed... Full story

 By Michelle Onstott - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 21, 2014

Burton's hit saves Sidney's season

Scott Phillips slides into third base after tagging up in the seventh inning of Sunday's game against Gering.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 17, 2014

Rosenbaum earns scholarship

Lucas Rosenbaum, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Rosenbaum of Sidney, Nebraska, and Savannah Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Jackson of Valentine, Nebraska, have been named the 2014 recipients of the Charles E. and Myrtle Slagle Fund... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 17, 2014

State champs, Sidney ties

Two players and two coaches with ties to the Sidney area were part of a Seward team that won the 2014 Nebraska USSSA 9U AA Gold State Baseball Championship on June 29. Drew Covalt, formerly of... Full story

 By David Siler For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 15, 2014

Skimming the surface

Sidney's Stingrays swim team sent 71 members to Bridgeport last weekend to compete in the medal meet marking the end of the summer season. In all, 47 individual swimmers won a total of 145 medals.... Full story

 By Kristin Kasten For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 15, 2014

Just Ducky

The Potter-Dix Children's Theater will be performing a musical, "The Great American Duck Parade," on the evening of July 18 at the Potter American Legion Hall. A silent auction and carnival games... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 11, 2014

Roberts named to lead Technology Department

For The Sun-Telegraph Lance Roberts, Ph.D., has been named to lead the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s Department of Mining Engineering & Management. Roberts is a 1994 graduate of Sidney High School. He is the son of Paul D. and Debbi...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 10, 2014

Ready for take off

More than 100 cars competed at Julesburg over the holiday weekend.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 10, 2014

Back to school supply round-up

Table of Grace Mobile Food Pantry is collecting back-to-school supplies for the 2014/2015 school year. They are “rounding up” school supplies to distribute to area students in need. If you would like to donate any or all of these supplies you... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 10, 2014

Spinning wheels

Drag Races, July 6 Super Pro 1. Travis Hunter, Alliance **Wally Winner** 2. Jon Kosko Thorton, Colo. 3. Wade Kiefer, Kimball Pro ET 1. Jeremy Olham Thorton, Colo. **Wally Winner** 2. Rick Schillereff... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    July 8, 2014

Summer celebration means extra enforcement

The Nebraska State Patrol Troop E- Scottsbluff with assistance from local law enforcement will continue its efforts to “Drive to Save Lives” by holding special enforcement activities during an upcoming summer celebration. High visibility patrols... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 8, 2014

Three local teams advance to APA championships

Several local pool players were awarded cash and trophies recently for winning the Spring Session of the American Poolplayers Association 8-Ball, 9-Ball and Masters Pool Leagues. Winning the Tuesday... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 3, 2014

Dorwart named to Nebraska Wesleyan honors list

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. The list includes Sidney’s Elizabeth Dorwart. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.00 scale)... Full story

 By David Siler - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 1, 2014

Making a splash

The Sidney Stingrays swim team put in another successful performance at Torrington on Saturday (results: A9-A10). They will compete in the medal meet at Bridgeport on July 12.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 1, 2014

West Nile Virus is a concern in the Panhandle

Mosquito pools from the Panhandle have recently tested positive for West Nile Virus. “Finding the virus in mosquito’s serves as a warning that the virus continues to pose a risk to people in the Panhandle,” said Tabi Prochazka, Environmental...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 26, 2014

Recital this Sunday

In collaboration with pianist Ann Cramer, Aaron Woodman, oboe, will present a recital of varied repertoire. The program, featuring works by Vincent, Paladilhe, Krenek, and Daelli, covers music written from the eighteenth century all the way to the... Full story

 By Michelle Onstott - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    June 26, 2014

Legion Baseball - Sidney Juniors

Byron Rowley uses both hands to cut off a base hit. Sidney Juniors Hitting Leaders AVG (min. 30 AB) Mitch Rolls .333 Zack Means .286 Keaton Wakefield .258 2B Keaton Wakefield 3 Arik Doty 1 Tyler... Full story

 By Michelle Onstott - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    June 26, 2014

Sidney Legion Juniors In Action

Brett Jaggers crosses the plate in a cloud of dust. Inset: Cody Wilson connects. Both images taken during Sidney's Junior-Senior twinbill at Chadron on Tuesday. Sidney Juniors Hitting Leaders AVG... Full story

 By Michelle Onstott - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    June 25, 2014


Sidney's Travis Garska readies to make a play at second during Post 17's win at Chadron Tuesday night.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    June 25, 2014

Julesburg Results

Results from June 22 Super Pro 1. Scott Mitchell, Minatare, 2. Randy Cleveland, Broomfield, Colo. 3. Wade Kiefer, Kimball Pro ET 1. Rodney Rasgorshek, Kimball 2. Rick Hume, Lodgepole 3. Jeff Bonifas,... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 24, 2014

Local nurse attends school health conference

Maryann Dickinson of Lodgepole was one of about 170 individuals attended the 30th annual School Health Conference June 9-10 in Kearney. A pre-conference session was held on June 8. Participants earned continuing education hours for attending the... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    June 24, 2014

Disco man

Jeff Harris of Cheyenne won the recent Trilogy Challenge Tournament hosted by Sidney's Panhandle Putters Disc Golf Club. Harris also captured the longest putt title, while Marshall Steininger claimed... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 19, 2014

22nd annual state science meet draws 66 students from across Nebraska

Sixty-six eighth-grade students from 24 schools across Nebraska attended UNMC's 22nd annual State Science Meet June 5-7, for an educational and fun experience. Participating from Sidney Middle School...


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