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By Mike Motz
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Raiders Make Playoffs


October 24, 2018

Shelly Peckham

Sidney junior Eli Ahrens breaks through the Mitchell line during the Red Raider's 30-7 victory over the Mitchell Tigers Friday night. Ahrens had 20 carries for 164 yards and 2 touchdowns on the night.

Sidney's Red Raider football team improved their record to 6-and-3 and qualified for the playoffs by defeating the Mitchell Tigers on the road, 30-to-7, Friday night.

The Raiders relied on a strong running attack and a dominant defensive performance to stop the well-balanced attack of the Tigers, and are next scheduled for a long travel day on Friday to take on the Ord Chanticleers in the first round of the NSAA Football Playoffs.

Prior to the game Friday night, Tiger's head coach Jimmie Rhodes said that it was critical that Mitchell score first, to gain motivation and momentum and to get...

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