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 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 16, 2018 

Sidney Tops Alliance

It was a showdown between the two best girls basketball teams in B-8 subdistrict action Tuesday night as the Sidney Lady Raiders faced the Alliance Lady Bulldogs in the finals. The Lady Raiders...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 16, 2018 

Creek Valley Edges Leyton, Advances in D2-12

Final round participants in the D2-12 girl's basketball tournament were set Tuesday night with Creek Valley's victory over Leyton at the Sidney Middle School gym. The Lady Storm entered the contest...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 16, 2018 

Potter-Dix Girls Best Minatare

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes defeated the Minatare Lady Indians Tuesday night in the second round of the D2-12 Subdistrict basketball tournament. The top-seeded Lady Coyotes were matched against the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 14, 2018

Creek Valley Teams Roll Past South Platte

Creek Valley’s varsity basketball teams both won their respective games Friday night against the visiting South Platte Blue Knights, but in very different fashions. The Creek Valley boys team (9-9,...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 14, 2018

Lady Raiders Defeat Scottsbluff, Faces Alliance in District Finals

Sidney's Lady Raiders basketball squad defeated the Scottsbluff Lady Bearcats in the first round of the Subdistrict B-8 tournament Monday night at home, 48-33. The game was marked by tight, defensive...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 9, 2018

Sidney Wrestlers Head to Districts

"Understand rankings mean nothing - we're all starting out 0-0," said Sidney wrestling coach John Ganser as his squad heads into the district competition today and Saturday. It's sage advice for his w...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 9, 2018

Coby Haas Realizes Lifelong Dream

Surrounded by his family, on Wednesday Sidney Red Raider senior Coby Haas signed a letter of intent to play football for the University of Wyoming Cowboys in Laramie next season. Haas signed as a pref...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 9, 2018

Creek Valley Split Perkins Contests

Creek Valley's Storm basketball teams hosted the Perkins County Plainsmen Tuesday, and the games results followed the pattern that Creek Valley has experienced in recent years when they face the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 7, 2018

Sidney Boys Down Twin City Opponents

It was a successful weekend for the Sidney boy's basketball team as they rallied in the final moments of Friday's game on the road to stun the Gering Bulldogs 68-67, then handed the visiting...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 7, 2018

Sidney Girls Ground Gering, Smother Scottsbluff Over Weekend

Both Gering and Scottsbluff have been unable to beat the Sidney Lady Raiders basketball team this season, and both were unsuccessful trying to change their fortunes over the weekend. On Friday the Lad...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 7, 2018

Creek Valley, Leyton Square Off

Leyton and Creek Valley's varsity basketball teams squared off in Dalton to face off in a panhandle battle. Creek Valley brought a large cheering section (dubbed "The Storm Chasers") with them and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 7, 2018

Potter-Dix Boys Drop Two Against Garden, Sedgwick

The Potter-Dix Coyotes (2-13, 2-5 in district) continued their season-long struggle by losing against Garden County at home on Friday, then traveling to Julesburg, CO on Saturday and losing to...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 7, 2018

Peetz Boys Dominate Weekend Foes Briggsdale, Creek Valley, Remain Undefeated

Peetz boys’ undefeated basketball season continued on Friday and Saturday as the Bulldogs beat both Briggsdale and Creek Valley on the road in convincing fashion. The wins improve the Bulldog’s...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 1, 2018

Peetz Boys Continue Winning Streak

Peetz's varsity basketball teams have gone through a season where the boy's squad hasn't lost a game, while the girl's squad hasn't won a game. This trend continued on Tuesday against the visiting...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 1, 2018

Leyton Splits Recent Action

Leyton’s varsity basketball teams won on the road, then lost at home in recent action versus Minatare and Sedgwick County. The boys were looking to return after a disappointing showing in the MAC...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 31, 2018

Sidney Boys, Girls Win In Weekend Action

Both the Sidney boys and girls basketball teams won their last two games last week defeating the Chadron Cardinals and the Brush (CO) Beetdiggers on Friday and Saturday. The wins raised the Lady...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 31, 2018

Peetz Boys Keep Shining, Girls Struggle

Peetz's boys basketball team continued its undefeated season by easily dispatching the Prairie Mustangs Friday night and the Pawnee Coyotes Saturday in conference action. The Bulldogs improved their...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 31, 2018

Potter-Dix Girls Win, Boys Lose Against Minatare

Potter-Dix’s Coyotes and Lady Coyotes split their games against the visiting Minatare Indians Saturday in Potter. The girl’s teams started the action with the Lady Indians (2-11, 1-3 in district)...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 31, 2018

Raiders Make Northern Sweep

Sidney's wrestlers faced one of their toughest challenges of the year, twice in as many days, over the weekend. Defending Class C State champion Valentine showed why they're at the top of their class...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 31, 2018

Creek Valley Basketball Has Mixed Results In Recent Action

Both Creek Valley varsity basketball teams went 1-1 in recent action at home against Bridgeport, and then on the road against Garden County. These results follow the season long pattern of both...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 26, 2018

Peetz Boys Basketball Adds Two More Wins

The powerhouse Peetz boys basketball team tallied two more victories in their undefeated season by defeating the Sedgwick County Cougars and the Weldon Valley Warriors by wide margins last week. The...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 26, 2018

Lady Bulldogs Need First Win

The Peetz Lady Bulldogs basketball team dropped two more games last week to see their record fall to 0-11 (0-5 in league). The girls continue to gain experience and learn to play together as unit...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 26, 2018

League Play Opens with High Hopes

Lucia Howard, or "Coach Lu" as she is better known in the volleyball community, has a vision for the Sidney area that involves campfires, pancakes, and six-packs. That vision isn't about having a fun...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 24, 2018

Red Raiders Struggle on the Road

Sidney High School's Red Raider Basketball team hit a rough patch over the last week with losses against the Scottsbluff Bearcats on Friday and the Sterling, CO Tigers on Saturday. The losses dropped...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 24, 2018

Lady Raiders Defeat Scottsbluff, Drop Heartbreaker to Sterling

Sidney's Lady Raiders easily handled the Scottsbluff Lady Bearcats Friday night, but then lost a last-second heartbreaker in Sterling, CO Saturday night as they saw their record move to 14-3 in...

 

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