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Landon Norman was in a bit of a pickle in this match at the Dogie Invitational Friday. Norman went 2-1 in the 113-pound weight class to finish second at the tournament.

 
On Friday the 13th, the Newcastle/Upton wrestling team hosted the 13th Annual Newcastle Dogie Invitational, and it was a day full of action with a house full of wrestlers. There were 13 boys teams participating, which added up to 250 varsity wrestlers, and there were also 12 girls teams represented...

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On Friday at the Shane Shatto Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Douglas, Jacob Prell puts up a tremendous fight, with his grit showing on his face in the 182-pound match. Prell escaped the grip of and attempted takedown by Cantrell of Natrona County to win with a pin moments later.

 
The Dogies/Bobcats were back in action Friday and Saturday, as they competed in the Shane Shatto Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Douglas. There, the team finished 15th out of 29 teams, and of those finishing ahead of them, only Douglas and Lander were 3A schools. “It was a pretty good weekend...

Senior Kyah Miller practices escaping against Upton freshman Logan Norman last week, as the Dogies prepare for the Lusk Invitational Tournament on Friday.

The Newcastle/Upton wrestling team is back on the mat getting ready for their 2022-2023 season, and head coach Lee McCoy is excited about the potential of his squad. “We have 23 out this year, and we are pretty balanced regarding grade levels,” he began. “We also have three, possibly four, girls...
Wyoming looks to extend winning streak LARAMIE, Wyo. (Dec. 3, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowgirls host the middle contest of their current three-game home stretch Monday night as New Mexico Highlands comes to town for a 6:30 contest. Monday’s game will be broadcast live on both AT&T SportsNet and the...

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Black Hills State women's volleyball, Head Coach Kristin Carmichael (Engle), and Assistant Coach Bree Davis are pleased to announce the signing of right-side hitter Alyson Louderback to the squad for the 2022-23 season."Alyson has a natural ability to play both middle and right side, and we look...

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Cullen Davis (152), just a freshman, is coming into his own as a dynamic varsity wrestler. Suffering only one loss on the day in the semifinals gave him third place at the Newcastle/Upton Invite on Friday.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Dogies/Bobcats came to compete in their home tournament last Friday. Unfortunately, being short-handed four wrestlers left them just 12 points out of first place and having to settle for fourth.  “I was really happy with Friday because we competed well and did so...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies/Bobcats wiped the mat with the Bulldogs, Trailblazers and Wolves on Friday, which after a long, tough week prior was pretty sweet for co-head coach Lee McCoy’s crew. “We did pretty good going 3-0 in Wheatland, and the kids wrestled pretty well,” McCoy...

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Tate Engle goes up for two against a Bison defender. The sophomore finished the night with nine points, five rebounds and one steal. At left, Zach Purviance attempts a three early in a third quarter run by the Dogies on Saturday. Despite a brief comeback by the Dogies, the Bison extended their lead for the win. 

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   There was a lot riding on Friday night as the Dogies took the court against the Bobcats of Thermopolis. The one-and-done quadrant format of the Regional tournament means no one wants to be the No. 4 seed at the end of the regular season, so both teams knew that...

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Upton’s Blake Durfee (113) ended a busy week with a 7-2 record. The senior made quick work of Torrington’s Reece Grubbs, pinning the latter in just nine seconds. He also was one of only two to get a pin against Natrona. Newcastle won the dual 41-24.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   It was a grueling week filled with fierce competition in three different quadrangulars from which the Dogies/Bobcats emerged with a 3-5-1 record. With opponents ranging from 2A to 4A, Newcastle/Upton won against the teams they should have and learned some lessons...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   After a couple of busy weeks, the Dogies/Bobcats took it a bit easy this week with only a one-day tournament in Hill City last Saturday. The squad took advantage of the slower week and finished fifth out of 21 teams. “This week was a nice break from the schedule we’...

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