Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   Mother Nature proved once again to Wyoming that she is the boss as the All-Class State Track Meet was pounded with snow, sleet, rain, ice pellets and wind on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Casper.  “In the years that I have done this, it may have been the worst...

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Senior Rilee Lewis pushed the ball up the left side of the field, sending it to Riverton’s defensive end. The Lady Dogies played well against the top seeding Lady Wolverines, but fell to them 0-2 last Friday.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Lady Dogies played hard in both their soccer games last week, but circumstances got the better of head coach Jessie Stearns’ squad as they dropped their contest against Douglas 2-4 in overtime on Wednesday, and lost 0-2 against the No. 1-seeded Lady Wolverines of...
The Lady Dogie soccer team definitively secured their first conference win of the season Saturday in Rawlins as they downed the Lady Outlaws for the second time in two weeks, by a score of 4-1. After defeating them 4-0 at the Pinedale Jamboree in the opening weekend of play, head coach Jessie...

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Quint Perino had to be strong with the basketball against the Bison’s smothering defense last Saturday. Though the Dogies ended up dropping the contest, they finished with a great second half where they out-scored Buffalo by 2.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Dogies had to run the gauntlet in their final week of the regular season as they hosted the No. 1-ranked Douglas Bearcats on Thursday, and the No. 5-ranked Bison of Buffalo on Saturday.  Both teams pulled off big, decisive wins over Newcastle in their first...

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Hunter McFarland attempts the inbound block against the Buffalo Lady Bison during a close game last week. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Dogie Dome was rocking for both of the Lady Dogies’ contests last week. Thursday was the rematch against the second ranked Lady Bearcats from Douglas, and on Saturday it was the Buffalo Lady Bison. Both of these games were great for head coach Chad Ostenson’s team...

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Avery Chick, Maggie Lorenz, and Duncan Cox, , students at Newcastle High School, attend the All-State Music Conference in Rock Springs on the 18th of January.

Avery Chick NLJ Intern   For three days in January (16-18), three Newcastle High School students attended the Wyoming Music Educators Association’s 75th State Music Conference in Rock Springs.  The conference  allowed the students to connect with other musicians around the state. In order to...

Newcastle Middle School intervention specialist Keeley Anderson (center) was recognized on Feb. 23 as the national awardee of the Recognizing Inspiring School Employees (RISE) for 2022. Following the presentation Anderson posed for photos including this one with NMS principal Tyler Bartlett, Weston County School District No. 1 Superintendent Brad LaCroix, Governor Mark Gordon and the newly appointed Superintendent of Public Instruction Brian Schroeder.

“I love what I do because it’s literally the most rewarding thing I could ever think of. My students make just as big of a difference in my life as I hope I do in theirs,” said Keeley Anderson, Newcastle Middle School paraprofessional and intervention specialist. “I want them to know that with me...

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Hogan Tystad put his head down to split defenders as he attacked the rim Friday against the Bobcats. Tystad would finish the night with 4 points.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Newcastle High School Dogie hoopsters had only one contest this week, but it was an important one for the team as they began their quadrant re-match stretch with a long road trip to take on the Bobcats in Thermopolis.  When these two teams met earlier, Newcastle...

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Hunter McFarland pulls up for a jumper in the lane last Friday in Thermopolis. The junior helped her team to a 72-49 win over the Lady Bobcats, which is the Lady Dogies highest scoring game of the season.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   As the regular season winds down, the Lady Dogies continued their domination by picking up two more decisive wins over Bobcats last week against Upton on Tuesday, then improved their quadrant record to 4-0 in Thermopolis on Friday.  Tuesday’s contest against the 1A...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   Five of the seven Newcastle High School members of head coach Doug Scribner’s swim team competed in individual events Thursday and Friday at the 3A State Meet in Gillette. Despite having only Ramsey Gross advance to finals on Friday as an individual, and two of the...

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