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 By Will Korn    Sports    December 12, 2014

Sidney wrestling looks to continue hot start in Gordon

After winning its first dual match of the season and then taking fourth place among 15 teams in the Cozad Invite last week, the Sidney High wrestling team will carry momentum into the...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 11, 2014

Red Raiders to face Chase Co., aim to get back on track

Coming off its loss to a tough Scottsbluff squad last Saturday, the Sidney High boys' basketball team will face two more tests this weekend. The Red Raiders (2-1) will travel to face another stacked...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 11, 2014

Sidney girls were close against Omaha Gross, ready to face Longhorns on the road

Three games into the season, the Sidney High Lady Raiders have established a defense that is strong most of the time, but can be even suffocating on occasion. A unified defensive effort held a powerful Omaha Gross Catholic offense to just 42 points...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 11, 2014

Talking Sports: My farewell to the Sun-Telegraph and to Sidney

“It is simply the nature of the journalism and news industry that requires one to always be prepared for change at any moment.” This is one of the best nuggets of advice my journalism professors always reminded me of when I was an undergrad at UT...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 10, 2014

Barrett's 28 leads Peetz to road win over Leyton

Opposing defenses are having an awfully difficult time slowing down Peetz guard Casey Barrett these days. He dropped 24 points in the Bulldogs' season opening win against Community Christian and 19...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 10, 2014

Jenkins, Cruise dominate boards, but Leyton falls short v.s. Peetz

The Leyton High girls' basketball team got the shots it wanted almost the entire game. They just didn't fall – or at least not as often as they did for the visiting Peetz' shooters on Tuesday...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 9, 2014

Juelfs, Sharman, work ethic leading Lady Coyotes hoops so far

Most people would say that it's far too early to try to tell the fortune of a basketball team after just two games. In all actuality, it probably is. But over its first two games of the season –...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 8, 2014

Sidney wrestlers open with dual win, 4th-place tourney finish

The Sidney High wrestling team put together a strong performance over the weekend, with a 46-27 victory over Gothenburg in a dual match on Friday night and a fourth-place finish out of 15 teams at...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 5, 2014

Sidney boys, girls start year with big wins

The first quarter of Thursday night's home opener against the Greeley West (Colo.) Spartans was a little rough for the Sidney High varsity boys' basketball team. But the Red Raiders got into an...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 5, 2014

Lady Raiders use strong second half to pull away from Greeley West

A strong second half made the difference for the Sidney High girls' basketball team in its season-opening 44-25 win over Greeley West (Colo.) on Thursday night. The Lady Raiders held a two-point lead...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 4, 2014

Beyer confident in himself, team as wrestling season begins

The Sidney High School wrestling program is set to kick off another season on Friday afternoon, as it ventures to Gothenburg for its opening match against the Swedes at 5 p.m. Then on Saturday morning, the Red Raiders will travel 11 miles east on...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 4, 2014

Talking Sports: College football playoffs need to expand to 16 teams

In the last two years, college football has made tremendous progress by changing the way a national champion is decided. For 15 years, the notorious Bowl Championship Series system had produced several flawed champions – most notably in 2007, when...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 3, 2014

Sidney boys excited for tipoff

The Sidney High School boys' varsity basketball team opens its new season on Thursday night at home with a challenge: Greeley West, a 5A team from Colorado. Greeley will be a test in the first round...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    December 3, 2014

Inexperienced Red Raider girls set for first test of year

The Sidney High girls' varsity basketball team will kick off its new season Thursday night, hosting Greeley West at the Cabela's Athletic Facility in the first round of the Western Conference...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 20, 2014

Talking Sports: Free agent thoughts, predictions: Part III

In a typical offseason for Major League Baseball, the free agent market is the hot topic of discussion. After all, it’s usually said that wealthy pro franchises would rather dish out money to acquire star players rather than top tier prospects....

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 13, 2014

Talking Sports: MLB free agent bats: thoughts, predictions, destinations for 2015 season

Here are my thoughts on and predicted destinations of three of the most prominent free agent position players on this winter’s MLB market.Like last week, I’ll refrain from giving any predictions on exact contract values, but I’m not afraid to...

 

Sidney football coach Ekart resigns

The Sidney High School football team has been riding an exciting wave of momentum for the last two seasons, making the Class B state tournament both years under head coach Todd Ekart. But if the Red...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 11, 2014

Banaszak to compete in Australia in July

Sidney High School junior Michael Banaszak has been running track since he was in fifth grade. "They had a little program, nothing big," Banaszak said. "There were only 10 people who did it. We only...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 10, 2014

Peetz loses fourth-quarter lead, chance at state title

The Peetz High football team took an eight-point lead into the fourth quarter on Saturday afternoon against the Eads Eagles, but couldn’t hold on as it lost 52-50 in the Colorado High School Activities Association six-man state semifinals. Eads...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 7, 2014

Leyton falls to Crawford, 3-1, misses state

The Leyton High volleyball team (24-9) ended its season early for the second consecutive year, as it fell to the Crawford Rams (22-5) in four sets on Thursday night in the D2-6 district final in Alliance. The Rams won by scores of 25-17, 25-18,...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 7, 2014

Peetz to battle undefeated Eads for spot in state championship game

After thrashing previously undefeated Hanover, 60-14 last week in the first round of the CSHAA six-man tourmanent, the Peetz Bulldogs (9-1) football team looks to take down another undefeated squad in Eads (10-0) in the semi finals. Kickoff is set...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 6, 2014

Leyton, Potter-Dix to play in district finals, aim for state

The Leyton High volleyball team (24-8) is all set for a rematch with rival Crawford (21-5) tonight at home in the Class D2 district final round. First serve is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The winner will...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 6, 2014

Talking Sports: Prized pitchers now available: where will they land for 2015?

This offseason’s MLB free agent class is one of the deepest in recent memory. There are household names galore and the opportunity to change the current landscape of the league is greater than it has been in a while. Several of the biggest names...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 5, 2014

Gering defeats Sidney in four sets at districts

The Sidney High volleyball team fought hard but ultimately fell to Gering in four sets in the Class B, District 8 tournament Tuesday night in Alliance. Sidney had hopes of making a return to the sub-s...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    November 4, 2014

Creek Valley, Potter-Dix to meet in subdistrict final

The Creek Valley Storm (20-5) and the Potter-Dix Coyotes will battle in the D1-12 subdistrict final game Tuesday at 6 p.m. MDT at the Ogallala Auditorium. The top-seeded Storm defeated No. 5...

 

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