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 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 21, 2019 

Raider Warm-Up

Sidney senior quarterback Eli Ahrens rolls out to pass during practice last week. The Red Raiders will have a full-contact scrimmage on Friday night at Weymouth Field....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 21, 2019 

Fall Sports Return to Sidney

This week ends with the beginning of the Fall sports season for the Sidney Red Raiders, with the Cross-Country Team, Volleyball Team, and the Football Team all holding scrimmages on Thursday and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    August 14, 2019

Night of Hope a Success

Survivors launch their balloons after the "Survivors Walk" to start the Night of Hope festivities....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 14, 2019

Hashman, Hofrock Named to All-Conference

The Panhandle Baseball Conference named its All-Conference Team, and two Sidney players from the Sidney Post 17 American Legion Junior team earned honors for their outstanding play during the 2019...

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    August 14, 2019

OHD Wins 'Great Trash Race'

On Saturday morning, the annual "Great Trash Race" event sponsored by Keep Sidney Beautiful had 25 volunteers working hard to keep Sidney clean and trash-free. Keep Sidney Beautiful is one of 22 Nebra...

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    August 7, 2019

"Paws 4 Paws" Project Commemorates 10 Years of Caring

What started ten years ago as a way to help the pets of families in financial distress has become a mission and a labor of love for Nebraskans Becky Hale and Steve Morgheim. "Skipper's Cupboard" is...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 7, 2019

Difficult Shot

Sidney's Zach Pettit looks on as Julesburg's Blake Boucher shows him the fine art of throwing a frisbee around a tree at the Deer Run Park Disc Golf Course in Sidney on Wednesday....

 
 By Mike Motz    News    July 31, 2019

Bareback Riding

Louisiana's Waylon Guy Bourgeois earned third place for this ride in the Bareback Riding event at the PRCA Rodeo at the Cheyenne County Fair on Wednesday....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 31, 2019

Hoar Wins Tie-Down Roping

The PRCA Rodeo came to town on Wednesday at the Cheyenne County Fair, and fairgoers were treated to as full slate of Rodeo Events with competitors from all around the USA and even Australia. A...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 24, 2019

Sidney Falls From District Tourney

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior team travelled to Ogallala Friday for the Class B Area 7 Senior Legion Baseball Tournament, and after losing a heartbreaker to the Chadron First Nationals in...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 17, 2019

Juniors Tourney Drive Falls Short

Sidney's American Legion Post 17 Junior squads competed in the area District Tournament hosted by Sidney over the weekend, and both the Junior 1 and Junior 2 teams fell short against the area competit...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 10, 2019

Sidney 11U Earns State Title

After defeating the WESTCO Bluffs team for the second time on Sunday, the Sidney 11U baseball team ended the weekend undefeated and earned the Cal Ripken State Baseball Championship for the second...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 10, 2019

Tough Stretch for Legion Seniors

Sidney's American Legion Post 17 Senior baseball team battled through the last part of their regular season schedule over the last week, and were unable to pick up a win during the four-game stretch....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 10, 2019

10U Earns Runner-Up at State

The Sidney 10U baseball team traveled to Scottsbluff over the weekend for the Cal Ripken State Tournament, and came away with a second place showing to end their season with a 28-and-14 record. The...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 10, 2019

Legion Juniors Edge Chadron

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Junior baseball team hosted the Chadron Nationals last Tuesday, and survived a comeback attempt by the visitors to earn a 4-to-3 victory at Legion Park. Micah...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 3, 2019

Legion Juniors Rally Past Buckley

Last Tuesday the American Legion Post 17 Junior baseball team hosted the Border League Buckley Bombers at Legion Field, and after falling behind early in the game the Juniors mounted a comeback to...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 3, 2019

Legion Juniors Cruise Against Gordon-Rushville

The American Legion Junior Post 17 baseball team hosted the Gordon-Rushville Post 34 Regulator Junior team on Wednesday, and jumped out to an early lead the visitors could not overcome to earn a...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 3, 2019

Seniors Sunk by Buckley

The Sidney American League Post 17 Senior baseball team has struggled all season with giving up the big inning, and it cost them again last Tuesday as they fell to the visiting Border League Buckley...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 3, 2019

Stingrays Successful in Alliance

The Sidney Stingray Swim Team took 60 swimmers up north to compete in the Alliance Swim Meet on Saturday. It was the team’s fourth meet of the year, and the group had much success, setting 144...

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    June 26, 2019

"Guns" Defeat "Hoses" at Charity Softball

It was another big win for the "Guns" team comprised of Sidney, Cheyenne County, and State police officers that went up against the "Hoses" team of Sidney Firefighters on Sunday at Legion Park. The...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 26, 2019

Nesbitt Sets Two Meet Records

Youth swimmers from all around the panhandle area traveled to Sidney to compete in the Sidney Pentathlon, and a day that started with chilly temperatures and overcast skies changed into a sunny day...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 19, 2019

Legion Juniors Collect Three Wins

Sidney's American Legion Junior team had a busy week, winning three and losing one to raise their record to 9-and-5 on the season. The week started when the Juniors hosted the Alliance First Nation...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 19, 2019

Gregg Shoots Hole-In-One at Hillside

The old saying goes "Once is chance, twice is coincidence, a third time is a pattern." But when you get to five times, it's probably safe to say it's a habit. Dillen Gregg of Sidney seems to have made...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 19, 2019

Legion Seniors Fall to Alliance, Buckley

Sidney's American Legion Post 17 Senior baseball team continued to struggle as they hosted the Alliance First National Spartans Senior team on Tuesday and followed up with a double header against...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    June 12, 2019

Rough Stretch for Legion Baseball

Sidney's American Legion Post 17 Junior and Senior teams had difficulty over the past week with their opponents and the weather. Thunderstorms scuttled some of the games late in the week, while the...

 

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