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  • Basketball MACtion

    Ryan Hermens|Jan 22, 2016


  • Sidney announces city manager finalists

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Jan 22, 2016

    After receiving 20 applications from 18 states and an in-depth review of a dozen semi-finalists, City of Sidney officials are set to interview three finalists for the city manager position in late January. The three finalists are: Cheryl Beatty, assistant city manager and finance director of Junction City, Kan.; Dan Dean, former town manager of Mead, Colo.; and Ed Sadler, city manager of Webster City, Iowa. The finalists have been selected from a well-qualified group of applicants and each has s...

  • Sidney Public Schools releases annual report

    Ryan Hermens|Jan 22, 2016

    Enrollment at the Sidney Public School District continues to climb, and reached nearly 1,400 students during the 2014-15 school year. Since 2012, when 1,250 students attended the district's seven schools, enrollment has steadily increased. Those numbers were recently released as part of the district's annual report to the community. "The purpose of [the] 'Sidney Report Card' is to communicate how Sidney Public Schools is doing instructionally and financially," an introduction to the report...

  • Community Calendar 01-22-16

    Jan 22, 2016

    Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up locations) for Tabitha Davis. Donations can be made to: “Tabitha Davis Memorial Fund” to help defray expenses and to benefit twin daughters “Emmersynne Joy & Ellyeaunnah Grace”. … Table of Grace, a ministry of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, is a mobile food pantry that distributes food at various locations throughout the area on monthly basis. The locations and times for registration are: 1st Tuesday of the month – 2:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Ca... Full story

  • Good Old Days 01-22-16

    Jan 22, 2016

    Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 Years Ago 'Storm Brings More Snow; Slick Roads Are Reported; Area Farm Outlook Good' Jan. 19, 1966 A light but persistent, snowfall started at about 4 o'clock this (Wednesday) morning and in a short time had blanketed a broad area extending as far as Montana, the Dakotas, and Kansas. By mid-morning highways and...

  • Coyotes, Storm advance to boys finals

    Staff Report|Jan 22, 2016

    Potter-Dix and Creek Valley each won in the boys basketball semifinals of the MAC Tournament on Thursday. The two teams will face each other in the finals at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Sidney Middle School. Potter-Dix 44, Minatare 42 Fourth-seeded Potter-Dix used a strong third quarter to oust top-seeded Minatare, 44-42, Thursday at Sidney Middle School in the semifinals of the Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament. The Coyotes (6-6) trailed by two at halftime, 24-22, when they outscored the Ind...

  • Potter-Dix, Creek Valley earn girls finals berths

    Staff Report|Jan 22, 2016

    Potter-Dix and Creek Valley each won in the girls basketball semifinals of the MAC Tournament on Thursday. The two teams will face each other in the finals at 8 p.m. Saturday at Sidney Middle School. Potter-Dix 53, Bayard 38 Potter-Dix advanced to the championship game of the Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament for the second consecutive year with a 53-38 win over Bayard on Thursday at the Sidney Middle School Gym. The top-seeded Lady Coyotes, last year's champions, will now face...

  • Hofrock to continue football career at Concordia

    John Verser, Publisher of the Sun-Telegraph|Jan 22, 2016

    Cody Hofrock fulfilled a dream on Thursday afternoon. The Sidney senior signed a scholarship to play football at Concordia University in Seward on Thursday in front of friends and family at the SHS media center. "Being able to come down there and play college football, it's been a lifelong dream to be able to play college football," Hofrock said. The offensive lineman is built to play center, according to Sidney football coach Chris Koozer. "He's about 5-10, 5-11, and not too tall. A lot of peop...

  • Raiders defeat Sedgwick County in home dual

    Staff Report|Jan 22, 2016

    The Sidney wrestling team bested Sedgwick County (Colo.) in a dual Thursday night before a loud and boisterous home crowd. The Raiders won the dual, 36-21. "There was a nice crowd and there was good enthusiasm, so I think everybody had fun," Sidney coach John Ganser said. "I think it was good for our kids and good for our fans, so that was nice. "We were able to get some favorable matchups and wins there, but it's always about the next competition. Sedgwick always has some good wrestlers, that's...


    Jan 22, 2016

    BASKETBALL Friday, Jan. 22 Sidney at Scottsbluff (boys only) 7 p.m. Scottsbluff at Sidney (girls only) 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 Minatare vs. Garden Co. (MAC boys consolation) 3 p.m. Peetz (Colo.) at Weldon Valley (Colo.) 4 p.m. Leyton vs. Bayard (MAC girls consolation) 4:45 p.m. Creek Valley vs. Potter-Dix (MAC boys title game) 6:30 p.m. Potter-Dix vs. Creek Valley (MAC girls title game) 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26 Potter-Dix at Pine Bluffs (Wyo.) 4 p.m. Creek Valley at Sutherland 5:30 p.m. WRESTLING Saturday, Jan. 23 Sidney at Lexington...