Douglas High School

Photo by Sonja Karp/NLJ

Casey Matthews, wrestling in the 132-pound weight class, was in for a battle against his Bulldog opponent last Tuesday. Matthews was able to prevail in the match, however the Dogies/Bobcats lost to Wheatland 35-36 in the dual.

 
The Newcastle/Upton wrestling crew had a brutal week of competition last week as they opened things up with a quad against Douglas, Wheatland and Torrington in the Dogie Dome on Tuesday, then traveled to Moorcroft for a triangular on Thursday, and then back again on Friday and Saturday for an...

Photo by Sonja Karp/NLJ

Samuel Scribner qualified for the state meet in the 50 Freestyle on Friday, and is close to adding the breaststroke to his state slate as well.

 
The Dogie swimmers were able to compete at home last week as they hosted a triangular with Douglas and Buffalo on Thursday, then a dual against Douglas on Friday. Head coach Doug Scribner’s crew took advantage of their home pool advantage to not only hand two more back-to-back defeats to the...

Photo by Sonja Karp/NLJ

Kyah Miller is tearing it up in her final season as a Dogie wrestler. In her exhibition match against the Douglas Bearcat JV 126-pounder last Tuesday, Miller dominated and won the match with a pin.

 
Kyah Miller, a senior wrestler at Newcastle High School, recently competed and took first place in her division at the annual Shane Shatto Memorial Tournament in Douglas on Jan. 6-7. This marked the first time the award has been won by a wrestler from Newcastle or Upton in over 20 years.   The...

Photo courtesy of Doug Scribner

Archer Ohnstad swims the breaststroke leg of the 200 IM at the Douglas Invitational Swim Meet Saturday. His third-place finish in the race helped his team to edge out the Bearcats for the team win on the day.

 
After being dry-docked for five weeks from competition, the Dogie swim team made a splash as they got back into action by defeating the Douglas Bearcats in back-to-back events last week. First, head coach Doug Scribner’s squad bested the Converse County team 51-31 at the Buffalo Triangular on...

Photo courtesy of 

Matt Adelman/Douglas Budget

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...

Photos by Nicole McFarland/NLJ

Gabby McVay, above, gets low to dig up a hit from the Lady Bearcats Thursday in Douglas. The Lady Dogies swept the match in three straight sets. Below, hitter McKenzie Rose takes a swing at the Lady ‘Cats. The junior racked up nine kills in the big Dogie win.

 
The Lady Dogies knocked off two ranked teams Thursday and Friday by defeating the Lady Bearcats of Douglas, who are currently sitting in third in 3A, and the Sundance Lady Bulldogs, who enjoy the fifth spot in the 2A rankings.  The win over the Lady ‘Cats was especially sweet for Newcastle as the...
The Lady Dogie swim team is growing closer to the state meet, and as such, head coach Doug Scribner admits that though his squad swam a bit tired after practice last week, they also swam well at the quad in Buffalo on Friday and at the Worland Invitational on Saturday. Though there were no new...

Photo by Nicole McFarland/NLJ

Lizzy Rushton was right on target to dig up a hit by the Lady Trailblazers Friday in Torrington.

 
The fifth-ranked Lady Dogie Volleyball squad started last week with a solid win over the Lady Trailblazers in Torrington on Friday, but then slipped from first place in the Northeast Quadrant to second, after dropping a hard-fought, five-set battle against the Moorcroft Lady Wolves on Saturday in...
Threat for another state forces Douglas school closure   DOUGLAS (WNE) — Douglas High School moved to virtual classes Monday after an online post by a student Sunday evening threatened violence.  The post, which was being investigated by Douglas police Monday morning, was deemed enough of a...
Fertig Named Mountain West Freshman of the Week for Third Time Averaged 15.5 ppg, 7.5 rpg and 1.5 bpg   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 31, 2022) – For the third time this season, Wyoming’s Allyson Fertig has been named the Mountain West’s Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, the league office...

News Letter Journal

News Letter Journal
14 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 40
Newcastle, WY 82701
Ph: (307) 746-2777
Fax: (307) 746-2660

Email Us

Facebook