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It came down to the wire, but Newcastle High School sophomore Hailey Beastrom used her final opportunity to qualify for the state swim meet in the 100 Backstroke Friday at the Last Chance Qualifier meet in Gillette. NHS ladies’ head swim coach Doug Scribner was confident that Beastrom would be able...
The Dogies traveled to Lovell Friday for the first round of 2A Football Playoffs. Head coach Matt Conzelman and crew were excited to be competing in post-season play for the first time since 2017, but knew the task ahead of them was daunting given the success the Bulldogs have enjoyed this season...

Photos by Nicole McFarland/NLJ

Above, McKenzie Rose sacrificed her body going for a dig in the Lady Dogies loser-out contest against Moorcroft on Saturday afternoon. Newcastle would sweep the Lady Wolves to punch their ticket to the state tournament this weekend.

 
The Lady Dogies punched their ticket to the Big Dance — otherwise known as the 3A State Volleyball Tournament — last weekend by taking third place at the 3A East Regional Tournament in Wheatland.  From match one against Rawlins to their third place win over Buffalo, the Lady Dogies were there to...

Cowboy running back D.Q. James during the University of Wyoming's game against Utah State on Oct. 22, 2022. 

Award Honors Top Offensive Player in Division I Football With Texas Ties Laramie, Wyo. (Nov. 1, 2022) – University of Wyoming redshirt freshman running backD.Q. James from Lancaster, Texas, has been selected to this week’s Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Weekly Honorable Mention list as announced by...

Cowboy place-kicker John Hoyland kicks a field goal during the team's game against Air Force on Sept. 16, 2022. 

Photo courtesy the University of Wyoming 

It is the Fourth Player of the Week Honor of His Career Laramie, Wyo. (Oct. 31, 2022) – For the third time this season, Wyoming Cowboy place-kicker John Hoyland has been named the Mountain West Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.  The announcement was made by the Mountain West on Monday....
Sixth Time in Seven Seasons That the Cowboys are Bowl Eligible Honolulu, Hawai’i (Oct. 29, 2022) -- The Wyoming Cowboys earned their sixth win of the 2022 season on Saturday with a 27-20 road victory over the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors, and with that sixth win earned bowl eligibility for the sixth...
UW hit a season-best .330 in the sweep LARAMIE, Wyo. (Oct. 27, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowgirls hit a season-high .330 as a team and held Fresno State to just a .058 hitting clip Thursday night as Wyoming routed the Bulldogs in three sets, 25-13, 25-18 and 25-18. Wyoming hit .538 and .310 in the first...
He is one of 20 players named to the list SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Oct. 27, 2022) –The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list members for the 2023 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award and Wyoming’s Graham Ike was named to the list. He was named the Mountain...
The Lady Dogies wrapped up their regular season by playing rematch contests against Glenrock and Buffalo Friday and Saturday. The outcome of both of these matches were vital in the seeding for the upcoming 3A East Regional Tournament, as the race was tight between Moorcroft, Buffalo and the Lady...
Six Dogies and one Lady Dogie finished their 2022 regular season at the state cross country meet in Ethete on Saturday. Head coach Kathy Beehler was pleased with how her athletes ran, and with how they have all improved throughout the season. Ethete is a cultural center for the Arapaho tribe, and...

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