The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

By Don Ogle 

Raiders open strong


Sidney's boys basketball team ran Torrington, Wyo. off the court early to open play in the Cabela's Holiday Shootout, notching their fourth win of the season, 55-43.

Torrington scored evenly with the Raiders to a 6-6 tie early, then Sidney rolled off nine unanswered points, including two big three-pointers by Mitch Porter and Jake Burke, to build a 14-6 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Sidney continued to build on its lead in the second quarter, putting in 22 points, many of those off of offensive rebounds, while Torrington struggled to find the hoop.

Torrington mounted a small comebac...

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