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Elvin and Candi Stanton looked on as their daughter Tiernan, a Newcastle High School senior, committed to play volleyball next year for the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolves.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   Tiernan Stanton made it official on Dec. 13, when she signed on the dotted line to become a Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolf volleyball player. “I’ve been around volleyball since I came out of the womb, and was in the gym even before with my mom being a coach,” Stanton...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (Jan. 3, 2023) – After back-to-back tournaments, the Wyoming Cowboy Wrestling squad will have a change of pace to ring in the new year as they hit the road for a pair of Big 12 duals. The Pokes open their road trip in Cedar Falls, Iowa against No. 16 Northern Iowa on Thursday, Jan. 5...
Taylor spent the previous four seasons leading the Missouri Tigers LARAMIE, Wyo. (Jan. 3, 2023) – Wyoming Volleyball Head Coach Kaylee Prigge has announced the hiring of Josh Taylor as the new associate head coach for the Cowgirls. Taylor spent the previous four seasons as the head coach at...
Lone game this week for UW LARAMIE, Wyo. (Jan. 3, 2023) – The Wyoming Cowgirls play their final home game before a three-game road trip as they welcome New Mexico to town for a 6:30 p.m., contest Thursday, January 5. It is also UW’s lone game of the week. Thursday’s game will be broadcast live on...
Barnes and Mellema tally career-highs in contest LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Dec. 29, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowgirls fought hard but a big fourth quarter run from UNLV was the difference Thursday night as Wyoming opened league play with a 73-67 loss on the road against the defending league champions. The...
CORALVILLE, Iowa (Dec. 29, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowboy wrestling squad opened up competition at the Soldier Salute tournament in Coralville, Iowa on Thursday inside of Xtream Arena. Along with putting five wrestlers in the semifinals, the day was highlighted by Wyoming Native Hayden Hastings picking...

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Jaylen Ostenson joined the 1,000 point club last year at home against the Burns Lady Broncs. The junior finished the 2022 season with 1,214 career points.

 
  The reviews on the year 2022 as a whole are still out, as it brought with it many ups and downs, however, Newcastle High School athletes were able to tally up some special memories throughout the year.  The Lady Dogies played a near-perfect season in basketball, the Lady Dogies made a repeat...

Coach Craig Bohl leads the Cowboys to the field prior to their game against Utah State on Oct. 22, 2022

Friday in the Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl Pokes Making Their 18th Bowl Appearance   Tucson, Ariz. (Dec. 28, 2022) --  The 2022 University of Wyoming Football team will cap off a successful season on Friday, Dec. 30 in Tucson, Ariz., when it will face the Ohio Bobcats in the Barstool Sports Arizona...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (Dec. 27, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowboy wrestling squad is set to close out the calendar year with a trip to Coralville, Iowa to compete in the Soldier Salute Tournament. After being cancelled a year ago, the Soldier Salute Tournament is now set to make its debut boasting a highly...
Seventh-straight season Cowgirls open MW play on the road LARAMIE, Wyo. (Dec. 27, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team opens Mountain West play with a tall task Thursday night at defending league champion, UNLV. The Cowgirls and Lady Rebels tip off at 7:30 p.m., Mountain Time. Thursday’s...

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