Rylee Gray had 14 points and 11 rebounds to help lead Elkhorn South to a 51-37 victory over No. 1 seed Sidney in the opening round of the Class B state tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Sporting a stellar 20-2 record, the Sidney girls were out to prove their season win total wasn’t an aberration against their toughest opponent yet in a 2-A Region 8 semifinal.
Trey Arellano is a wrestling artist. And he paints in full color. The Sidney senior — and his head of blonde curly hair — isn’t exactly traditional. But he sure is successful.
Carroll Kuemper (44-1) trailed 19-17 in the fourth then squandered a 5-0 advantage in the finale before surviving a 25-18, 23-25, 21-25, 25-21, 15-13 thriller with the No. 6 Green Devils to keep its season alive.
Beatrice broke a 19-19 tie at the intermission to post a 52-38 victory over Sidney.
Cameron Riggs was safely in state wrestling’s club of four-time champions, joining Derek Robb on Saturday. But Max Hughes got denied entrance.
With tough times happening in their city because of the sale of Cabela’s, the people of Sidney could use some good news. The girls basketball team is trying to give it to them.
The third-ranked Spartans ousted No. 6 Sidney, 25-12, 25-17, 25-18, in a 58-minute 2-A quarterfinal sweep at the U.S. Cellular Center on Wednesday afternoon.
For 16 teams in The World-Herald’s western Iowa coverage area, the season marches on.
Bryson Duncan doesn’t look that imposing, and that’s exactly what he wants you to think. Sidney’s 5-foot-8, 160-pound senior running back isn’t just comfortable with being misjudged, he prefers it.
When Sidney volleyball coach Amy McClintock learned her team would be up moving up from Class 1-A to 2-A, she knew some things were going to be a little different this year.
Sidney's Connor Dormann, playing in the final group of the day, shot a 2-under-par 70 Tuesday to take the individual lead after the first day of the Class B state golf meet at Highlands Golf Course.
MaKenna Sullivan's 17 points Thursday night led Norris past Sidney 40-36 in the Class B girls basketball first round at the Devaney Center.
It was only a 20-minute scrimmage over the holiday break. However, Sidney coach Amy McClintock still took a moment to remind her team about the opponent.
A rubber match fit for a padded room awaits Saturday with state gold on the line.
The Sidney girls basketball team last Friday celebrated its second consecutive Corner Conference title. The Class 1-A No. 10 Cowgirls’ championship added another chapter to an already impressive season.
Grand Island Northwest had to work to get its points against Sidney in the first round of the state volleyball tournament. But behind another balanced attack, the Class B No. 2 Vikings moved on to the state semifinals after pulling away for a 25-16, 25-27, 25-18, 25-9 win Thursday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Jaden Daffer summarized her team’s attitude. “We’re fighters,” Sidney’s sophomore libero said. “We don’t like to lose, that’s for sure. Every ball, we care so much to go get.”
Despite losing four seniors from the Class 1-A state runner-up a year ago, it was the same old tune Tuesday for Sidney.
Most of the players haven’t spent years together on the same volleyball court. It only looked that way Thursday as Sidney continued its stretch of dominance with more championship hardware.
The Chadron senior legion baseball team went 2-0 in the first day of the Platte Valley Companies Classic on Friday at Oregon Trail Park in Gering.
Ryan Birner and his Sidney teammates on Monday qualified for state for the first time in five years after earning a runner-up finish in the Class B, District 4 Tournament at McCook.
After four successful seasons as the head coach of the Sidney High School boys basketball team, Erik Kohl is heading back home to take the next step in his coaching career.
The Sidney boys golf team put its home course advantage to good use in registering a championship finish at the Sidney Invitational on Friday at Hillside Golf Course.
In a game full of momentum swings through four quarters and two overtime periods, Aurora got the biggest play from an unsung hero. Aaron Vinkenberg, the Huskies’ only senior, converted a three-point play with 19.9 seconds left in the second overtime to help Class B No. 3 Aurora outlast No. 7 Sidney 77-74.
The Sidney boys basketball team hopes a similar path to qualifying for this year’s Nebraska state tournament leads to the same kind of success the Red Raiders enjoyed a season ago when they advanced all the way to the championship game.