Jayde Harrington

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Newcastle’s Julie Morris spies an open man and gets off a pass in the Lady Dogies loss to the Lady Herders Saturday in Glenrock.

 
The Lady Dogies began their second round of 3A Northeast Quadrant match-ups last weekend as they traveled to Moorcroft on Friday and Glenrock on Saturday. Head coach Mike Pederson’s crew doubled down against the Lady Wolves to notch yet another victory over them, but then stumbled against the Lady...

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Newcastle High School freshman Adalyn Olson uses her speed to escape a trap in the back court in the Lady Dogies’ win over the Rawlins Lady Outlaws Friday.

 
The Lady Dogies had only one game to prep for last week, and they put their practice time to good work. Head coach Mike Pederson was left with some concern after the previous weekend’s contests regarding a slow-down in scoring by his team after the first quarter.   The Lady Dogies took those...

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Newcastle High School’s Jayde Harrington proves too much for a Lady Herder defender as she rips the ball away during Friday’s game against Glenrock.

Lady Dogies improve to 2-0 in quadrant   The Lady Dogie hoopsters wrapped up their first run through quadrant play last weekend with a big win over the Glenrock Lady Herders on Friday in the Dogie Dome. Though the score differential wasn’t significant, the 42-37 victory was important to secure the...

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The Lady Dogie hoopsters opened up 3A Northeast Quadrant play last weekend by notching a 49-22 win over Moorcroft at home on Friday, then fell to the No. 2-ranked Buffalo Lady Bison on their court on Saturday, 26-72.    The Newcastle High School team jumped on the Lady Wolves early in the contest...

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Everyone was all smiles as Jayde Harrington signed her letter of intent to play hoops for the Lady Raiders of Northwestern College in Iowa next year. Harrington made her decision early as she committed on Dec. 5 of 2023. Back Row, Misty Harrington, TJ Harrington, and Jentry Harrington. Front row, Kealear Harrington, Trace Harrington, Jayde Harrington, Jaylah Harrington and Mike Pederson.

 
Senior Jayde Harrington will be swapping out the orange and black of the Lady Dogies for the red and black of the Lady Raiders after she signed on the dotted line to continue her basketball career at the next level by committing to join Northwestern College in Iowa next season.    “I applied to go...

Jayde Harrington against Sundance

Nicole McFarland

The Lady Dogies competed in their second hoops tournament in as many weeks Thursday, Friday and Saturday as they took on Sundance, Lead-Deadwood and Belle Fourche in the annual Stateline Shootout. Head coach Mike Pederson’s crew had mixed results, losing to the Lady Bulldogs 31-43, decisively...
Newcastle High School’s Lady Dogies tipped off their season Friday and Saturday at the Burns Winter Classic. This year, the team was afforded the opportunity to play four games rather than three, which head coach Mike Pederson was pleased about, and then was even more pleased to see his young team...

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Josie Smith gets ready to defend Christine Swentesky as she drives to the basket. The Lady Dogies gave fans a sneak peak of the season Saturday in the Meet the Dogies scrimmage in the Dogie Dome at Newcastle High School.

 
The Lady Dogie hoops team will have a new look this season. After graduating four starters from the third-place team last year, and the loss of the coaching staff, the team will return a couple of familiar faces, several young players, and two new coaches.   Mike Pederson replaced Chad Ostenson as...
The votes are in and post season awards have been handed out. Our Lady Dogies and one Dogie were recipients of All-Conference and All-State honors as the 2022-2023 hoops season came to a close. Three Lady Dogies were named to the 3A East All-Conference team while two more received Honorable...
The Lady Dogies set off for Casper and the 3A State Tournament last Wednesday with the goal of bringing home a state basketball title. Head coach Chad Ostenson’s crew gave it everything they had, however a six point loss to the Lady Bison of Buffalo in the semifinal matchup stripped away their...

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