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Sidney High School Octet to perform at boys state basketball title game


Anthony Ruiz / The Sun-Telegraph

Mixed octet members from the Sidney High School choir will perform the national anthem at the Class D1 boys state basketball championship game. It is set for 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 12. Pictured, from left, are mixed octet choir members James Riva, Logan Uhlir, Jonathan Stokes, Austin Jacobsen, Destiny Backer, Abigail Fraas, Jolene Oliverius and Megan Neal.

The Sidney boys basketball team isn't the only group from the school to appear in the state tournament.

Eight members of the Sidney High choir will perform the national anthem at the Class D1 boys basketball state championship game in Lincoln at 9 a.m. CST on Saturday, March 12.

Sidney's choir was chosen out of 135 audition recordings by the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA). According to Dan Masters, NSAA assistant director, the state organization posted that it would accept auditions to preform at various school athletic events.

"The post was sent out for auditions in August...

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