Upton High School

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Casey Matthews, wrestling in the 132-pound weight class, was in for a battle against his Bulldog opponent last Tuesday. Matthews was able to prevail in the match, however the Dogies/Bobcats lost to Wheatland 35-36 in the dual.

 
The Newcastle/Upton wrestling crew had a brutal week of competition last week as they opened things up with a quad against Douglas, Wheatland and Torrington in the Dogie Dome on Tuesday, then traveled to Moorcroft for a triangular on Thursday, and then back again on Friday and Saturday for an...
Students throughout Weston County have the opportunity to audition for a part in “Space School Musical,” with performers from the Black Hills Playhouse, in conjunction with the Weston County Concert Association.    Jan Ellis, president of the concert association, told the News Letter Journal that...

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Landon Norman was in a bit of a pickle in this match at the Dogie Invitational Friday. Norman went 2-1 in the 113-pound weight class to finish second at the tournament.

 
On Friday the 13th, the Newcastle/Upton wrestling team hosted the 13th Annual Newcastle Dogie Invitational, and it was a day full of action with a house full of wrestlers. There were 13 boys teams participating, which added up to 250 varsity wrestlers, and there were also 12 girls teams represented...

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On Friday at the Shane Shatto Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Douglas, Jacob Prell puts up a tremendous fight, with his grit showing on his face in the 182-pound match. Prell escaped the grip of and attempted takedown by Cantrell of Natrona County to win with a pin moments later.

 
The Dogies/Bobcats were back in action Friday and Saturday, as they competed in the Shane Shatto Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Douglas. There, the team finished 15th out of 29 teams, and of those finishing ahead of them, only Douglas and Lander were 3A schools. “It was a pretty good weekend...
Last week began with an action-packed schedule for the Newcastle/Upton wrestling team, however, as a snowmageddon blasted the surrounding areas from Tuesday through Friday, the regularly scheduled competitions — which included a dual with Buffalo on Thursday and the Battle of the Big Horns...

Senior Kyah Miller practices escaping against Upton freshman Logan Norman last week, as the Dogies prepare for the Lusk Invitational Tournament on Friday.

The Newcastle/Upton wrestling team is back on the mat getting ready for their 2022-2023 season, and head coach Lee McCoy is excited about the potential of his squad. “We have 23 out this year, and we are pretty balanced regarding grade levels,” he began. “We also have three, possibly four, girls...

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From left, Savannah Carr, Storee Tupa, Gabby McVay and Tiernan Stanton cheer on their team from the bench as the Lady Dogies score against the Lady Bobcats in Thursday’s Pink night contest, where Newcastle cruised to a three-set win over Upton. 

 
The Lady Dogie Volleyball squad bounced back better than ever after last weekend’s disappointing loss to Wheatland by rolling over Upton in the Dogie Dome on Thursday in three straight sets, then getting revenge on Moorcroft at their house on Friday, taking home a four-set win in a pivotal...

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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...
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,”...
Runners, jumpers and throwers from 29 different schools representing the 1A, 2A and 3A classifications across the eastern half of the state will be coming to Newcastle for their Regional Track and Field Meet on May 13 and 14. The event is being held in Newcastle, but the three different...

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