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Sidney 10U captures state title; on to regional play

SCOTTSBLUFF - Sidney's 10 and under baseball team qualified for regional Cal Ripken tournament play over the weekend, capturing the Nebraska state championship with a come back win. After handling...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    July 5, 2017

Best in the World

FORSYTHE, Mont. - Sidney area shooters hit the mark, and often, at a competitive match in mid-June, bringing home first place recognition in three events and second in two others. And this isn't your...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 30, 2017

Potter's Combs an inaugural 8 Man Coaches Hall of Fame inductee

To many, he was simply “Coach.” To others, “Mr. Combs.” But to all within the Potter community, Al Combs was for many years held in high regard, both within the confines of the school and in t...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 28, 2017

Cancer treatment, Sidney 12U win big in Wood Bat Tournament

Striking out cancer was the main goal of a baseball tournament over the weekend that brought 15 teams to play in Legion Park. The tournament, in its fourth year, was a fund raiser with funds going toward local cancer treatment efforts. Along the way,...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 28, 2017

Chappell wins Legion Senior Tourney crown

Chappell teams made a strong showing at the Sidney American Legion Baseball Tournament over the weekend, both vying for spots in the championship. Essentially a junior (Buckley) and a senior (Chappell) team, both showed they came to play ball, with...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 28, 2017

Sidney seniors continue to improve, finish third while hosting tournament

Beginning to find their game, Sidney's American Legion baseball players finished third in their own Senior Baseball Tournament over the weekend. Sidney opened the tournament by controlling Gordon...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 23, 2017

Sidney Seniors putting their game together

For the first time this season, Sidney’s American Legion senior baseball team was able to field nearly its full roster Wednesday as it hosted Bridgeport at Legion Field. Camps, injuries and the normal range of summer activity had previously...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 16, 2017

Stanley headed to nationals

A Sidney teen is on her way to compete in the National Junior High Finals Rodeo this weekend. Reece Stanley, an eighth grader at Sidney Middle School, earned a spot on the Nebraska Junior High Rodeo...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 14, 2017

Lots of baseball action next weekend in Sidney

Baseball fans won’t be left wanting the weekend of June 23-25, as a pair of tournaments for players from nine years old and up provide action in Legion Park. Action begins Friday when American...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 9, 2017

Seniors win behind big fifth inning

Sidney's Senior Legion Baseball team blasted in five runs in the fifth inning, four of them with two outs, then held off a powerful Alliance squad in the final two innings to collect an 8-4 win...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    June 2, 2017

Sidney Legion teams play home openers

Sidney's American Legion baseball teams made their first appearance at home Wednesday, hosting Gering in action at Legion Field. It marked the first time in two years Sidney has fielded both Junior...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 26, 2017

Raiders capture fourth at state golf

Sidney High School golfers capped off a hugely successful season Wednesday with a fourth place team finish at the Class B state tournament at Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln. "We didn't meet our...

 
 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...

 

On to State

More than 60 area high school athletes are preparing for state competition in the coming week. They include: Track Sidney Boys Alex Linneman Long Jump-200m-4x100 relay-4x400 relay Christian Balandran 100m-4x100 relay-4x400 relay Derek Robb 4x100 rela...

 
 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    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...

 

Raiders capture Western Conference track title

Sidney’s Red Raider boys track team scored in all 17 events Monday on the way to the 2017 Western Conference track title. The Raiders got first place points in five events, two relays and three individual. Jon Smith broke the tape first in the 300...

 
 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    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...

 

Sidney captures Western Conference

MITCHELL - Sidney's boys golf team captured the Western Conference crown Tuesday, doing so in a manner that made a big impression on Coach Chuck Christiansen. "I'm happier with the way they did it than I am with the fact they took conference,"...

 
 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...

 

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