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

By Will Korn 

Red Raiders face must-win road game against rival Alliance


Larry Brown / For The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney sophomore receiver Alex Linneman hauls in a pass along the home sideline from quarterback Lane Harvey in last Friday's home loss to Scottsbluff.

Very quietly, the Sidney High football team (5-2) will face a pressure situation tonight in Alliance. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and a berth in the state playoffs is at stake.

Sidney, which lost last week at home to Scottsbluff, is 0-1 in the district B-8 standings. Alliance is coming off a 39-21 road win against Gering and is sitting at 1-0 in the district.

The Bulldogs are 2-5, but have won two games in a row and, even in their losses, have hung close with several respectable teams.

The backfield duo of juniors Jake Heeren and Hunter Secrest has been running at will up and down the fi...

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