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 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... Full story

 Sports    April 14, 2017

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,"... Full story

 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... Full story

 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 29, 2017

Linneman, Von Seggern, Johnson take gold

Sidney's Alex Linneman was a double event winner to help lead the Raiders to a second place finish Saturday when they hosted the Sidney Invitational at Weymouth Field. Linneman leaped his way to the...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 10, 2017

Kilbride takes over operations at Hillside

In some ways Sidney is like a homecoming for Patrick Kilbride, the new golf operations director for the city of Sidney. Kilbride, a 25-year golf industry veteran, formerly managed two other Nebraska...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 8, 2017

Sidney battles to the end in state tourney play

LINCOLN - Sidney's Lady Raiders overcame a disastrous second quarter to place themselves in contention for the second round of the state basketball tournament Thursday. Playing Norris in the first...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 3, 2017

Lady Coyotes overpowered at state

LINCOLN - Going into state D-2 tournament play, the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes knew they had a big order in front of them, playing the tournament’s top seed, Falls City Sacred Heart, in the first round Thursday morning. With its offense running cold...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 1, 2017

Lady Raiders on to state

OGALLALA - Sidney's Lady Raiders went on a 12-4 tear in the second half of the third quarter to take control of the B6 District Tournament final Saturday, defeating Alliance 54-33 to earn a berth in...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    March 1, 2017

Potter-Dix heads to Lincoln

GERING - For the second time this year, the Lady Coyotes of Potter-Dix High School have earned a state tournament berth in Lincoln. This time, unlike in volleyball, Potter-Dix doesn’t enter the tournament at the top of the seedings, but rather as...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 24, 2017

Lady Raiders take down Scottsbluff in district semi-final

OGALLALA - Sidney's Lady Raiders wore down the ladies from Scottsbluff High School here Wednesday to earn a place in the B-6 District title game scheduled for this evening. Always presenting a danger, Scottsbluff stayed within a handful of points...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 22, 2017

Two wrestlers take state tournament championships

For the first time in more than 20 years, Sidney wrestlers came home with more than one state champion in their midst. Raiders Trey Arellano and Derek Robb captured gold over the weekend, becoming...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 22, 2017

Robb sets new school, state benchmarks

Sidney junior Derek Robb re-wrote the record books on both the school and state level with four wins, all by pin, at the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. With the four pins, Robb...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 17, 2017

Potter-Dix, Leyton set for playoff final

Earlier this week, Leyton got a little shook up in sub-district play, falling behind early and having to make up a lot of ground in the opening round against Banner County. The Lady Wildcats jump out to a 10-point first quarter lead, forcing Leyton...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 15, 2017

Sidney quintet qualifies for state tournament

Five Sidney wrestlers will be among those competing for spots on the medal stand at the Nebraska State Wrestling Meet Saturday, including three returning medalists from last season. No wrestler in...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 10, 2017

Raider wrestlers head to district

After weeks of challenging health and injury issues, Sidney's wrestling team is back and healthy just in time for its most important meet of the year - the B4 District meet in McCook this weekend....

 Sports    February 10, 2017

Mr. 1000

Creek Valley senior Brett Godfrey helped lead his team to a big win over rival Leyton last week, scoring his 1,000th career point. Godfrey finished the game with 16 points....

 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 8, 2017

Lady Raiders split with familiar foes

Entering weekend play Sidney Coach Tyler Shaw knew the Lady Raiders would have their hands full. Illness and injuries aside, Sidney was on course to once again play rival Gering, which it had bested every time thus far in the season. "It's hard to...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    January 27, 2017

Two Raiders wrestle to Higgins titles

Two Sidney wrestlers won their divisions at the John Higgins Invite in Lexington last weekend. Trey Arellano, wrestling at 120 pounds, and Derek Robb, 152, rose to the top of their respective weight...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    January 25, 2017

Potter-Dix runs away with third straight title

BRIDGEPORT - Potter-Dix ran away with the MAC Tournament Championship Saturday, rolling past rival Leyton 51-11 to capture its third straight MAC crown. The Lady Coyotes held Leyton scoreless in the...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    January 25, 2017

Leyton downs defending MAC champion

BRIDGEPORT - In working to defend its MAC Tournament title, Creek Valley's boys scored the first five points against challenger Leyton, breaking out with its running offense from the first tip....

 Sports    January 20, 2017

Dormann invited to play Down Under

Down Under Sports has announced that Connor Dormann from Sidney High School has been invited to represent Nebraska on the 2017 Central Conference Golf Team. Dormann is currently a junior at Sidney Hig...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    January 18, 2017

Bayard free throws sink Creek Valley

Bayard's Lady Tigers went 7-for-10 from the free throw line and added one field goal, while Creek Valley couldn't part the net in overtime, giving Bayard an upset win over the fourth seed Lady Storm....


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