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 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 28, 2021 

Seniors End Season in Alliance

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team travelled to Alliance over the weekend to compete in the 2021 Area 7 Class B District Tournament, but were unable to get a win and advance to...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 21, 2021

Aberts Ready To Confront Challenges

After being introduced as the University of Nebraska’s new Athletic Director, Trev Alberts said to the assembled crowd, “Nebraskans don’t run from challenges. We confront them.” The Nebraska...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 14, 2021

Tough Week For Am. Legion Juniors

Sidney’s American Legion Junior Baseball team had two games to prior to the Distinct Tournament in Chadron last weekend to sharpen their play, but a late rally against Sheridan County did not...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 14, 2021

American Legion Seniors Down Chadron 5-4

Sidney's American Legion Post 17 Seniors had their last home game of the season Tuesday night, July 6, at Legion Field and came away with a victory after holding off a late Chadron rally. Sam Hashman...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 14, 2021

Angels Take the Field

The Sidney Angels League had their first game on Tuesday, July 6 at Kiwanis Field, and a great turnout greeted the players in their first of four games, scheduled for every Tuesday in July at 6 pm at...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 7, 2021

Post 17 Splits with Rapid City

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team hosted the Rapid City Post 320 Shooters on Thursday, July 1, for two games at Legion Field. The games were moved to 4 and 6:30 pm after...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 30, 2021

Post 17 Seniors Lose Close Game to Chadron

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team travelled up north late last week, and dropped a close game to Chadron by a final score of 10-to-9, then fell to the Alliance FBNO Spartans in...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 30, 2021

Schneider Powers Juniors Past Chadron 6-4

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Junior team traveled last Tuesday, June 22, up to Chadron, and Micah Schneider pitched a gem of a game until he reached his pitch count limit of 105 and had to be...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    June 23, 2021

Cross-County for a Cure

Cheyenne County had a unique visitor last week, Michael Wilson originally from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Unlike most tourists, he wasn't in the Sidney area to fill his car with gas or to get in some...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 23, 2021

Seniors Come Up Empty at Alliance

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team traveled up to Alliance for weekend tournament play Friday and Saturday, and came up empty with three losses for the trip. On Friday, Sidney...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 23, 2021

Juniors Drop Heartbreaker to Fort Morgan

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Junior Baseball team hosted Fort Morgan on Wednesday, June 16, and the teams battled through the late afternoon heat to find themselves tied at 6-to-6 at the end of...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 16, 2021

Post 17 Seniors Struggle at Rapid City Tournament

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team traveled up to Rapid City for a weekend tournament, and struggled against the competition, only managing a tie against Cheyenne for the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 16, 2021

Seniors Rally Past Bridgeport, 13-7

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team hosted the Bridgeport Bombers Tuesday, June 7, and were able to battle back from a four run deficit, scoring 11 runs in their last two innings t...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 16, 2021

Stingrays Host Swim Meet

Swim teams from all around the panhandle area descended upon sidney on Saturday for the annual swimming competition, and perfect weather on the day made the event an enjoyable success for the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 9, 2021

Seniors End Week With Wins

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior team had a busy week, hosting Sheridan County on Tuesday, then traveling to Gering on Wednesday and then finishing the week with a series against Rapid City...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 9, 2021

Juniors Fall to Sheridan County, Gering

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Junior team hosted the Sheridan County Regulators on Tuesday, June 1 at Legion Filed, and could not recover from a five run Sheridan first inning to fall by a final...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 2, 2021

Sidney Jr's Get Win At Bridgeport

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Junior team had a busy week on the field, but only managed one win at the end of stretch to build upon. The week started at home with a contest on Monday May 24...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 2, 2021

Seniors Grab First Win Against Bridgeport

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team continued their slow start to the season, but were able to finally break through with a win against the Bridgeport Bombers on Wednesday before...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 26, 2021

Raiders Bring Home Three State Championships

Sidney’s Red Raider Track and Field State Qualifiers traveled to Omaha for the NSAA Class B State Championships held in Omaha Burke Stadium on Friday and Saturday. Senior Karly Sylvester capped off...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 26, 2021

Sidney Legion Baseball Opens Season

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 JR team opened their season last week and after battling weather delays, was able to compete in tournament play in Alliance over the weekend. The season started...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 26, 2021

Juniors Open Tournament with Win Against Bridgeport

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Junior Baseball teams traveled on Friday for weekend tournament action, and endured a battle against the Bridgeport Bombers, coming from behind to grab the 12-to-11...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 19, 2021

Raiders Sweep at Districts

Sidney’s Red Raider Track and Field team continued its successful season on Thursday in Ogallala, with both boys and girls teams taking top honors at the B-6 District Meet. Sidney’s boy’s squad...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 19, 2021

Leyton Boys Dominate D-9 District Meet

The D-9 District Track Meet was held Wednesday, May 12 at Creek Valley High School, and the area schools had many athletes with outstanding performances that qualified them for the State Tournament...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 12, 2021

Warriors Excel at Cheyenne County Meet

Leyton’s Warrior Track and Filed team hosted the Cheyenne County Meet on Friday, and nearly perfect weather combined with Leyton’s new Track and Field facilities for a fantastic day of...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 12, 2021

Sidney Boys Win Bayard B-C-D

Sidney’s Red Raider Track and Field team continued their strong season, with the boy’s squad winning the Bayard B-C-D Meet on Friday and the girl’s squad placing second. The Sidney boys took...

 

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