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Avery Chick went hard to the rack against the Bulldogs of Wheatland last Saturday. Chick drew a foul on his shot and ended the night with eight points.

 
Sonja Karpe NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies ended their regular season on an upswing despite the score of their final two contests last weekend. Unexpected shooting woes plagued the team, but defensively they put together two nearly complete games. Unfortunately, they dropped their rematch with...

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Jaylen Ostenson didn’t let much stop her in the Lady Dogies’ last regular season game against Wheatland last Saturday. Ostenson ended the night as her team’s leading scorer 15 points.

 
Sonja Karpe NLJ Sports Reporter   Closing out the regular season with a win is just what Lady Dogie head coach Chad Ostenson was hoping to do, and his crew didn’t disappoint.  Though they dropped their second contest to the undefeated Lady Bearcats in Douglas on Friday by a score of 32-76, they...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies started their contest against the Trailblazers in Torrington a little on their heels last Friday without starter Landon Engle. However, despite going into it missing his 10 point-per-game contribution, the team rebounded and battled but found themselves...

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Landon Engle and Kyle Igo of Douglas battle for possession of the ball in Friday night’s contest. Engle and Igo were each their team’s leading scorer as the Bearcats came away with an 80-62 win over the Dogies.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   “Nobody wins a state title in February, so we just have to remember that it’s about the journey and it’s about the process,” said Allen Von Eye, head coach of Newcastle High School’s boys’ basketball team. Von Eye’s hoops team is growing every weekend of play and...

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MacKenzie Conzelman came in clutch for her team by hitting back-to-back threes, effectively shutting down a Lady Outlaw run and regaining momentum for the Lady Dogies.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter    Winning wasn’t enough for the Lady Dogies last Saturday in Rawlins. Why not spot the Lady Outlaws 15 points to give yourself a challenge? Head Coach Chad Ostenson’s squad replied: Challenge accepted! After a long trip to Carbon County, the Lady Dogies crawled off...

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Zach Purviance filled up the stat column in the Dogies’ home opener against Sundance last Thursday finishing with 14 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and he took 2 charges.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The growth curve for head coach Allen Von Eye’s Dogie basketball team has been steep, and though the squad is heading into the Christmas break without a notch in the win column, over the course of their first four games the improvements the inexperienced squad has...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   A young and inexperienced squad took the court last December and week by week got the hang of 3A varsity basketball until they took third place at the regional tournament and earned a spot at the state tournament where they opened up play in the first, and...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   As fall sports for high schools across the state wind down, schools are being encouraged by the Wyoming High School Activities Association to remain diligent in protecting athletes and spectators from COVID-19 or adjustments will have to be made for the winter...

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Dylon Tidyman led his team in scoring during the season and the 3A East Regional Tournament last weekend. The senior ended his career on Friday in the loser out game against Douglas, but leaves his mark on Dogie basketball as the fifth all-time scorer, the fourth all-time rebounder and the first all-time in steals. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies have had a difficult season, but things were picking up as they headed into the 3A East Regional Tournament last Thursday. The team had clinched a couple of conference wins, one of which was in the quadrant, late in the season so were heading into post-...

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Shelby Tidyman used her speed to take advantage of fast breaks to the rack, and led her team in scoring with 17 points in Saturday's contest against Buffalo

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter    With time running short before Regionals, the Lady Dogies had a big weekend of quadrant play, the outcome of which could solidify seeding for the tournament.  A month ago, the squad picked up a solid win over the Lady Bobcats of Thermopolis, but lost to the Buffalo...

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