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 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 22, 2015

Red Raider golfers win Ogallala crown

OGALLALA – The Sidney Lady Raiders girls' golf team proved to be the best of the pack at the Ogallala Invite Monday at West Wind Golf Club. Besides the top-team prize, the Raiders had three...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 22, 2015

Criswell earns Div. II medal for Storm

OGALLALA – Led by junior Jaden Criswell, who recovered from a difficult first nine, the Creek Valley Lady Storm golf team put its struggles from Gering of a week ago into a distant memory at West Wind Golf Couse at the Ogallala Invite on Monday....

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 21, 2015

Leyton volleyball wins tourney

BRIDGEPORT – Despite arriving home late from Wallace on Friday night after defeating the Wildcats (5-3) in four sets, the Leyton Lady Warriors showed no ill effects as they cruised to victory in...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 21, 2015

Red Raiders fall to powerhouse McCook, 35-13

Despite the energy flowing from more than 1,000 screaming Sidney Red Raiders' fans at Weymouth Field Friday night, the McCook Bison quickly stunned the crowd by returning the opening kickoff 87 yards...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 18, 2015

Sidney volleyball spikes Alliance

The Sidney Lady Raiders volleyball team took on their first district opponent of the season Thursday night at the Cabela's Athletic Facility and prevailed over Alliance in four sets. Sidney (3-4, 1-0)...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 17, 2015

Talking Sports: Looking forward to the big game

Friday night is the big game in Sidney. If you love sports, you love the big games most of all. The Sidney Red Raiders will be hosting the McCook Bison at Weymouth Field on Friday at 7 p.m. Both...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 17, 2015

Sidney preps for big test vs. McCook

While the Sidney Red Raiders football team has opened the last three seasons with a 3-0 record, the fourth contest has so far proved the toughest hurdle in recent times. As Sidney enters week four in...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 16, 2015

Sidney spikers drop pair of road matches

BRIDGEPORT – The Sidney Lady Raiders' volleyball team stumbled against a pair of opponents at a Bridgeport triangular Tuesday night. Under the bright lights of Bridgeport High School's new...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 16, 2015

Sidney golfers claim Gering Invite

GERING – With three holes to go in the Gering Invite at Monument Shadows Golf Course on Tuesday, Sidney High's Rachel Blauert was in a tight battle for the individual gold medal. And while the Lady...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 16, 2015

CV squad struggles among big schools

GERING – The Creek Valley Storm traveled to Monument Shadows Golf Course and were among 15 teams competing at the Gering Invite on Tuesday. With much of the field comprised of Class B teams, the...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Community    September 14, 2015

Teammates tailgate barbecue

Dezireigh Anderson, a third grader at North Elementary School in Sidney, gets her face painted by student council member Abbey Mills at the Teammates Mentoring Program tailgate free-will barbecue on...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 14, 2015

Leyton volleyball team sweeps field

OSHKOSH – The Leyton High volleyball team (4-0) kept its perfect record intact as it swept through three opponents at the Garden County Tournament on Saturday. The tournament opened up with the...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 14, 2015

Creek Valley posts 2-1 mark

OSHKOSH – But for a second-set struggle against subdistrict rival Leyton, the Creek Valley High volleyball team put in a strong showing at the Garden County Tournament Saturday. The Storm finished...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 14, 2015

Late INT ices win for Red Raiders

With the Sidney High football team holding a precarious four-point lead with just over three minutes left in the game, Hastings was given one more chance to stun the overflow crowd at Weymouth Field...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 11, 2015

Potter-Dix volleyball splits at Mitchell

MITCHELL - Despite stepping up three classes, the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes proved they were every bit the equal of their opponents at a Mitchell Triangular Thursday night. The Coyotes first challenged...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 11, 2015

Lady Raiders earn straight-set victory over Sutherland

Despite opening the night down 6-0 in the first set, the Sidney Lady Raiders volleyball team went on to even its record at 2-2 with a straight-set victory over the Sutherland Lady Sailors in Sutherland Thursday evening. The Raiders won by set scores...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 10, 2015

Talking Sports: Weekend of local sports action

W ith Labor Day now in the rearview mirror, the local sports seasons kick into high gear. After a quiet holiday weekend, the upcoming two days are full of activity. On the gridiron, all the local...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 10, 2015

Peetz basketball coach steps down

Peetz Bulldogs’ head basketball coach Jim Gardiner announced he is stepping down from his post effective immediately. Gardiner’s assistant last season, Sean Fehringer, will take over. “With regrets, today I announce my resignation from the head...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 10, 2015

Raiders set for home opener

For Sidney Red Raiders' fans, their long wait for home football is nearly over. After beginning the season with two lopsided wins on the road, the Raiders return home in an attempt to go 3-0 for the t...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 9, 2015

Raiders tame Lady Tigers

The Sidney Red Raiders volleyball team gave Mitchell (1-1) few openings on Tuesday night as it swept past the Tigers in straight sets at the Cabela's Athletic Facility. The Raiders were seldom...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 8, 2015

AREA SPORTS ROUNDUP

Potter-Dix volleyball begins season with win The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes volleyball team won its season opener on Friday with a straight-set victory over the Morrill Lady Lions. Though Morrill (1-1)...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 8, 2015

Sidney Raiders beat Adams Central

HASTINGS - With a one-two punch provided by the size and strength of their offensive line, combined with the speed and depth of their offensive backfield, the Sidney Red Raiders piled up more than...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 4, 2015

Sidney spikers lose opening matches

The Sidney Lady Raiders volleball team struggled in its season opening triangular at the Cabela's Athletic Facility Thursday night as it was swept by North Platte and Ogallala. Sidney and North...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 3, 2015

Talking Sports: Time for the rest of the local teams to kick off

For two of the football teams in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph coverage area, Friday will be the first game of their season. For another, the Peetz Bulldogs, it will seem like a season opener in many...

 

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