swimming

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...
It came down to the wire, but Newcastle High School sophomore Hailey Beastrom used her final opportunity to qualify for the state swim meet in the 100 Backstroke Friday at the Last Chance Qualifier meet in Gillette. NHS ladies’ head swim coach Doug Scribner was confident that Beastrom would be able...
The Lady Dogie Swim Team was definitely small fish swimming in a big pond Friday and Saturday in Laramie, where they went up against 22 teams who were mostly 4A on Friday, then turned around to do it again on Saturday. “The meet was gigantic and competition was excellent, and the girls handled it...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Lady Dogies had a weekend similar to the one before as they got competition started on Friday in Buffalo where they swam a little tired, following that up with an invitational on Saturday where they were able to swim a little faster. The key difference was that...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Despite facing some adversity due to being denied access to the pool in the Kozisek Aquatic Center, head coach Doug Scribner’s Lady Dogies are poised to dive into their 2021 season.  Unfortunately, the pool at Newcastle High School is undergoing repairs at this time...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies cut through the water like a hot knife through butter, however although personal bests were put up by head coach Doug Scribner’s crew in race after race, the competition was fierce at last weekend’s 3A State Meet in Laramie. “Looking at last year’s times...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Despite starting off the weekend a little sluggish in Sheridan on Friday, the Dogie Men’s Swim team shook off the anchors at Kelly Walsh on Saturday setting several new personal bests and adding yet another event to the state slate. “We had a hard week of practice,...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter    The pressure is on for the Newcastle men’s swim team. So far, the squad has added a new qualifier or new event to the state slate in every weekend of competition, and last weekend, after competing in Worland on Friday and Douglas on Saturday, was no exception. Zade...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogie swimmers are perfect on the season so far with qualifying a new swimmer in each weekend of competition. The latest to punch his ticket is senior Grayson Ramsey who swam his first ever qualifying time in the 100 Breaststroke Friday in Gillette. “Grayson was...
Hannah Gross, home-schooled Newcastle senior, finished her last high school swimming season strong. Receiving All-State honors all four years of high school, Gross tied for Athlete of the Year with Tara Joyce. Gross also placed second to Joyce in the 200 freestyle by less than a second, while also...

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