The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

By Will Korn 

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Will Korn

Senior quarterback Lane Harvey goes through his reads looking for an open receiver at practice last week at West Elementary.

After a 294-day break, Sidney Red Raider football is finally back. Weeks of practices in the August afternoon heat have finally led up to the first edition of Friday night lights at Weymouth Field.

The Raiders are looking to pick up right where they left off last season. The excitement and anticipation at practice over the last few days has been through the roof. Intensity increased and everyone began pushing themselves just a bit harder as they could feel the countdown to tonight's kickoff waning by the hour.

Sidney head coach Todd Ekart said he's eager to see what his team can do when t...

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