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Lilly Ralls takes a breath as she rises out of the water during the breaststroke leg of the 200 Medley Relay last Saturday. The Lady Dogies finished the heat in second with a final time of 2:56.71.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Lady Dogies are winding down their regular season in the pool, and with only one having punched her ticket to the state meet, head coach Doug Scribner used some strategy as he entered his swimmers into their events in Buffalo on Saturday.  “Going into this meet,...

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Newcastle High School seniors Nickalena Schantle and Emma Haugen competed at the State FCCLA Competition in March when they were both juniors. Both Schantle and Haugen placed in the top three in baking and pastries at the state level, leading to Schantle taking home a third-place finish at nationals while enjoying a trip to Nashville with Haugen and instructer Liana Scribner. 

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Hours in the kitchen learning new technique and recipes paid off for two Newcastle High School members of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. Seniors Nickalena Schantle and Emma Haugen both placed at state before making a run at nationals in Nashville,...

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Kale Corley came up just short of his third state title at the 3A State Wrestling Tournament on Friday. The senior competed successfully through the quarter finals and semifinals despite having a knee injury, but had to settle for State Runner Up at 145 pounds.

 
Sonja Karpe NLJ Sports Reporter   When the Dogies/Bobcats stepped on the mat back in November, no one was certain if there would be a season, and if there was, whether or not it would last to the end. On Friday, co-head coaches Lee McCoy and Jason Wheeler breathed a sigh of relief as nine of their...

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Jacob Prell (152), above, had an outstanding Regional Tournament, finishing second and earning the benefit of seeding at the state tournament this Friday. Below, Josh Womack (195) defeated Kenia Berquist of Douglas to advance to the championship match at the 3A Northeast Quad Tournament last Friday. Womack ran into a buzz saw in his final contest to take second place.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Newcastle/Upton grapplers went into their quadrant regional tournament last Friday determined to continue their season, and when the day was done they had qualified nine to move on to the state tournament. Five of those will enjoy the benefit of being seeded,...

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James Cox achieved a goal he set for himself early in his high school career by qualifying for the State meet in two events in the opening weekend of competition. The senior punched his ticket on Friday by qualifying in the 100 Backstroke, and followed that up with a qualifying time in the 100 Butterfly on Saturday.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogie swimmers had to wait three weeks to get their season under way, but the men evidently made the most of their practice time as James Cox, Zade Orsborn and Ramsey Gross all punched their tickets to the state meet in one or more events in their first weekend...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies made the incredibly long drive to Afton last Thursday, hoping to finish their season strong at the 3A State Cross Country Meet. Unfortunately, the deck was stacked against the Dogies with a couple of runners dealing with injuries and illnesses, the...
State to take over insurance program   By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune  Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The Wyoming Department of Health will begin running a program to provide Medicaid to low-income children, which will save the state and federal government more than $10 million. ...
Federal agreement to boost Wyoming’s uranium industry    By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — In a move cheered by Wyoming’s uranium industry, Gov. Mark Gordon endorsed an agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Nuclear Regulatory...
Teton County waiting on state approval for mask order   By Tom Hallberg Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — More than two weeks after Dr. Travis Riddell sent his proposed mask order to the state for approval, it is still in limbo. As Teton District health officer,...
Oil price plunge raises questions about state economy   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Oil prices worldwide suffered a major hit over the weekend, reaching a four-year low in the United States, and the rapid changes in the global economy could have major...

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