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By Don Ogle 

Stalwart defense propels Red Raiders to homecoming victory


Don Ogle / Sun-Telegraph Editor

Sidney Red Raider running back Coby Haas finds an opening created by blocker Tyler Bergstrom against Hastings in Sidney's come from behind 35-28 homecoming game win Friday, Sept. 16.

Three turnovers in two minutes took Sidney from a touchdown behind to a homecoming win Friday evening with a 35-28 victory over Hastings. Sidney is 2-2 in its first four games.

With the score deadlocked 14-14 through the third quarter, Hastings marched down the field to close the quarter, scoring a go-ahead, four-yard touchdown on the first play in the fourth quarter.

Sidney was unable to answer offensively, but its defense made the difference as the clock approached the eight minute mark, holding the Tigers at the 30-yard line to force a punt. Linebacker Derek Robb burst through the Hasti...

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