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By Rob Langrell
Publisher of The Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Three local football teams qualify for state football playoffs


The Sidney, Leyton and Peetz high school football teams have all qualified for postseason play.

Sidney’s 13-9 win over Gering on Friday night earned the Red Raiders a spot in the Class B state tournament. Sidney is the No. 14 seed and will play at Elkhorn South on Friday at 5 p.m. CDT.

There will be no classes on Friday for all Sidney schools from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The time off school will give students and staff who wish to attend the game an opportunity to get there, according to Sidney Public Schools Superintendent Jay Ehler.

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