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By Don Ogle 

Lady Raiders season ends in district final


November 8, 2017

Donna Wiedburg

Junior Payton Jung returns a hit while her teammates back her up during the Lady Raiders game against Elkhorn South Saturday. The Lady Raiders season ended with a 20-14 record.

ELKHORN -- Continued improvement was one of the mantras for Sidney's volleyball team this season, a goal they ultimately achieved despite a disappointing district loss here Saturday.

After securing a wildcard spot in the D8 Finals, the Lady Raiders made the long trip to Elkhorn South to face an opponent they really didn't know anything about.

"We knew they were seeded fourth, and they had a good reputation as a tough team," said Sidney Coach Lu Howard. "But we didn't have any tape on them."

Facing that unknown, Howard and the Lady Raiders concentrated on the one thing they could control - t...

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