Newcastle High School

The second program for the 31st season of the Weston County Concert Association will be on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. in Crouch Auditorium. The Cambria String Band will take the stage, giving the audience a taste of music with roots in both Wyoming and South Dakota. Larry Roetzel, the founder of the...
The Lady Dogie Swim Team had a light week of competition, with only one meet on Saturday in Douglas. Five teams competed at the invitational, and head coach Doug Scribner felt good about the way his team performed in the longer meter pool, especially considering the swimmers are feeling some...

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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...
It was hot, it was dusty, and it was ripe with adversity.  The Dogie Cross Country team was in the same boat as all runners at the meet in Sturgis Thursday, as each had to suffer through some miserable conditions. The challenges presented proved themselves difficult as nearly every participant put...

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Newcastle High School senior Quint Perino pushes up the middle on a quarterback keeper to get a first down for the Dogies Friday at Schoonmaker Field.

 
The Dogies hosted the Upton/Sundance Patriots in the annual Weston County Civil War Friday at Schoonmaker Field, and for the first time since the Patriots have joined the ranks of 2A, Newcastle was able to claim bragging rights by decisively defeating Upton/Sundance, 32-14. Not only was the win...

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Lynda Russell sits at the organ of the First United Methodist Church, where she has been playing for around 17 years. She loves classical music and traditional hymns.

 
Many of the women you’ll find playing the piano or organ in church on Sunday have been tickling the ivories since they were young girls. That hobby eventually bloomed into a passion and became a way to serve their churches in song.  Music is a central part of most worship services, and Weston...
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...
After a two-week hiatus, the Dogie men finally got to run in another cross country meet Friday at Hart Ranch in Rapid City, S.D. Head coach Kathy Beehler felt pretty good about how her team performed but acknowledged there is still some work that remains to be done. “It was super windy with 20 mph...
The Dogies had another tough weekend under the Friday Night Lights, traveling to Tongue River to take on the Eagles in a conference match-up which ended with head coach Matt Conzelman’s squad on the wrong end of a 7-30 final score. “We played with the No. 2-ranked Eagles for three quarters,”...

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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...

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