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By Rob Langrell
Publisher of the Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Comeback for the ages

Sidney 6th-grade team rallies from 13 points down in final 2:29 of game

 

Last weekend, a group of sixth-graders from Sidney were involved in a basketball game that they'll probably remember for a long while.

To set the stage, the Sidney squad was playing in a tournament on Jan. 31 at Gering Middle School. It had won its first two games of the day by scores of 41-20 and 31-18.

Now, in the championship game, Sidney trailed 34-21 against Kimball with 2:29 left in the game. Down by 13 that late in the contest, it admittedly didn't look good. However, there was no quit in these boys. They pulled off an amazing win, and here's how it played out:

2:29 left – Kimball...



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