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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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Newcastle High School’s Haven Vrana (106) picked up a quick pin over Waylon Milnes of Wheatland in the consolation semi-finals, guaranteeing the freshman a state tournament berth. Vrana was bested in the third place match, but will go into the tournament with a fourth place seed. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   Newcastle/Upton was host for the 3A East Regional Tournament on Friday, and head coach Lee McCoy’s squad showed up and showed out for their hometown fans. The squad qualified 10 for the state tournament with six earning seeding for that event. As a team, the Dogies...
PINEDALE – Sublette County School District No. 1 became the eighth district in the state to throw its support behind a proposal to form a girls’ wrestling division on Feb. 10. Trustees voted unanimously to add their signatures to a letter submitted to the Wyoming High School Activities’ Association...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Newcastle/Upton wrestling team is proud to welcome the 3A East to the Dogie Dome for the 2021-2022 Regional Wrestling Tournament on Friday, Feb. 18.  The 3A East teams who will be on hand for the tournament include Buffalo, Burns/Pine Bluffs, Douglas, Newcastle/...
PALM DESERT, Calif. (Feb. 14, 2022) – The University of Wyoming Cowgirl Golf squad concluded play at the Mountain Classic Match Play in Palm Desert, California on Tuesday facing off against third seeded Utah Valley. Morgan Ryan highlighted the day with a big win to go 3-0 at the tournament, but the...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   With the season winding down, the Dogie/Bobcat grapplers are making strides in the right direction. Last week, head coach Lee McCoy’s squad finished at the top of the heap at a round robin tournament in Newell on Tuesday, and fifth out of 20 teams at a tournament in...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Dogies/Bobcats began their week of competition by hosting Wright in Upton on Thursday. The defending 2A state champion Panthers came in with a history of besting head coach Lee McCoy’s squad in tournaments throughout the season, so all were ready to even the score...

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Cullen Davis (152), just a freshman, is coming into his own as a dynamic varsity wrestler. Suffering only one loss on the day in the semifinals gave him third place at the Newcastle/Upton Invite on Friday.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Dogies/Bobcats came to compete in their home tournament last Friday. Unfortunately, being short-handed four wrestlers left them just 12 points out of first place and having to settle for fourth.  “I was really happy with Friday because we competed well and did so...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Dogies/Bobcats didn’t have the start to the season that they anticipated, but when winter weather shut down school and canceled all activities on Friday, having the opportunity to get some kind of competition in on the weekend was welcomed by head coach Lee McCoy...

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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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