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2015 Boys' State Basketball Championships: Familiar foe awaits Red Raiders

Sidney, Scottsbluff to meet for fourth time this season

 

Donna Wiedeburg / Special To The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney High School teammates Tyler Wintholz, left, and Cutter O'Connell enjoy a moment after a win earlier this season.

The Sidney Red Raiders have qualified for the 2015 Class B NSAA Boys' State Basketball Championships.

While the Raiders and their fans were on pins and needles for a little more than 24 hours after an early exit from the Class B-6 District Tournament on Monday night, Sidney's inclusion as a wild-card into the eight-team tournament became official Tuesday night. Needing a win by either Beatrice or Gretna to qualify, Sidney got both.

"The first thing is, I want to take some time to enjoy it and I want the team to do the same," said Raiders' head coach Erik Kohl. "This afternoon we're going to...



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