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Raiders crowned as district champs

Sidney travels to Beatrice for sub state round


Donna Wiedeburg / For The Sun-Telegraph

The Raiders celebrate after Cody Rowley, right, drove home a kill shot. The others from left are Annalise Lecher and Emily Mahr.

Much like the wild scene at Weymouth Field that followed the Sidney football team's district championship nearly two weeks ago, a similar celebration broke out Tuesday night at the Cabela's Athletic Facility.

Once the final point was scored in Tuesday's District B-8 championship game, the student section poured onto the court in celebration of the Red Raiders 3-0 victory over the Gering Bulldogs. Head Coach Sarah Wilson dispensed with her usual post-game players meeting - which was instead conducted by jubilant students, parents, players and fans.

"The girls were determined to get it done t...

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