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 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Raiders Roll At Ed Moore Invite

Sidney’s Red Raider Track & Field team had another outstanding day on Thursday as they traveled to Ogallala to compete in the annual Ed Moore Invitational.  The Sidney boy’s team took first...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Ekart Returns to Red Raiders' Grid Iron

Sidney High School announced on April 2 that Todd Ekart will return as the Red Raiders’ Head Football Coach. Ekart will also teach weight lifting and athletic training classes at the high school...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 31, 2021

Raiders Sweep Sidney Invite

Sidney’s Red Raider Track & Field team got off to a hot start for the season by sweeping the John Ganser Sidney Invitational Track Meet, with the boy’s team earning a big win with 125.2 points...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 31, 2021

Storm Track & Field Competes at Sidney Invite

Creek Valley’s Storm Track and Field teams competed with the best the panhandle area teams on Saturday at the John Ganser Sidney Invitational, and although they did not score well as a team, a few...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 31, 2021

Potter-Dix, Leyton Compete at Morrill Early Bird Meet

The area’s Track & Field Teams are in full swing, and the Coyote and Warrior teams traveled to Morrill on Saturday to compete in the Early Bird Invitational. The Leyton Boys’ Team took second...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 24, 2021

Weimer Signs To Dance With Doane University

Noting the small and family-like atmosphere of the campus, and the quality of the Dance and Choir programs, Weimer plans on studying education with a focus on vocal and secondary education. Weimer...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 17, 2021

Namuth Commits To York

Sidney High School senior Delanie Namuth signed a letter of commitment to attend and compete on the Track & Field team at York college of Nebraska for the Fall of 2021. Namuth cited the size of the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 10, 2021

Lady Raiders' Run Ends in Lincoln

Sidney’s Lady Raider Basketball team lost to the Lincoln Lutheran Lady Warriors 50-to-23 in the first round of the NSAA State Tournament in Lincoln last Thursday. It marked the fifth consecutive...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 10, 2021

Bulldogs End Season with Road Games

Peetz’s Bulldog Basketball team had four straight road games over the last week, winning one and losing three to move their season record to 4-and-9. On Thursday February 25, the Bulldogs traveled...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 10, 2021

Coyotes Earn Trip to District Finals

Potter-Dix’s Coyote Basketball team had their best season in 13 years, finishing with an 18-and-5 record, a D2-11 Sub District Title, and earned a trip to the D2-5 District Final before falling to...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 3, 2021

Lady Raiders Ride Defense to State Playoffs

For the fifth straight year, the Lady Raiders are heading to the NSAA State Basketball Tournament, and this team again relied on their dominating defense to punch their ticket. This Lady Raider team...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 3, 2021

Raiders End Season With a Loss

Sidney’s Red Raider Basketball team consistently improved throughout the year, but had a tough draw in the B-4 District Final game against the Mount Michael Benedictine Knights on Saturday...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 3, 2021

Potter Falls to Loomis, 83-45

Potter-Dix’s Coyote Basketball team ended their impressive 2020-21 campaign with a loss in the D2-5 District Finals against a Loomis Wolves’ team featuring tough defense and a highlight-reel...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 3, 2021

CCCC Youth Classic Basketball Tourney Results

It was a weekend filled with basketball action as the Cheyenne County Community Center held its' annual CCCC youth Classic Basketball Tournament in Sidney. Teams from all over the panhandle plus...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 3, 2021

Storm Ends Season With Loss To South Platte

Creek Valley’s Storm Basketball team ended their 2020-21 season with a loss to the South Platte Blue Knights in the first round of the D2-11 Sub District Tournament in Tuesday, February 23. It was t...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 24, 2021

Raiders Build Momentum Going Into Subdistricts

Sidney’s Red Raider Basketball team went into the B-8 Sub District Tournament playing some of their best basketball, defeating Chadron and losing a close matchup against number one seeded Alliance l...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 24, 2021

Grapplers Bring Home Medals

Sidney’s Red Raider Wrestling team qualified four wrestlers for the State Tournament, and brought home three medals in Class B after the weekend’s matches ended. After being dropped to the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 24, 2021

Lady Raiders Roll to C1-12 Title

Sidney’s Lady Raider Basketball team continued their success over the week, culminating in a decisive 20 point win in the C1-12 Sub District Championship game against Chadron Thursday night. The...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 24, 2021

Coyotes Dominate Warriors, Indians

Potter-Dix’s Coyote Basketball team had two big wins going into Sub Distict Tournament play last week, overpowering Leyton on February 15 then dominating Minatare on February 19. The Coyotes earned...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 24, 2021

Lady Warriors Runners-Up in D2-11 Sub-District

Leyton’s Lady Warrior Basketball team overcame many challenges this year, the most difficult being lack of players. Only having five players suited up for the first part of their schedule, then...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 24, 2021

Bulldogs Get in Win Column

Peetz’s Bulldog Basketball team earned their first two wins of the season over the past week, with victories over Weldon Valley and North Park. The Bulldogs hosted Weldon Valley on Thursday...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 24, 2021

Lady Bulldogs Continue to Struggle

Peetz’s Lady Bulldog Basketball team is still in search of their first win, despite three opportunities over the past week. The Lady Bulldogs hosted the Weldon Valley Lady Warriors on Thursday...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 17, 2021

Raiders Send Four to State

The weekend snow storm could not stop the action at the B-4 District Championships in Gering on Saturday as Sidney qualified four wrestlers to compete in the NSAA State Wrestling Championships in...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 17, 2021

Burke Commits To Concordia

Sidney Senior Zack Burke committed to attend and play football at Concordia University in the Fall on Febrauary 3. He plans on majoring in Physics and then continuing his studies in Mechanical...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 17, 2021

Lady Raiders Wallop Alliance

 Sidney’s Lady Raider Basketball team hosted the Alliance Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday February 9, and it was the only action either of the Red Raider Basketball teams had all week due to weather postp...

 

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