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Bradyn Frye, above, pulled down four rebounds for his team in their loss to the Belle Fourche Broncs on Friday, December 21st. Here the senior drove hard to the hoop for a two-point attempt. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies have taken their knocks early this year, but they ended the preseason and the decade with a decisive win over the Lead Golddiggers in the final game of the Stateline Shootout on Saturday, Dec. 21. Dylon Tidyman showed up and dominated the contest leading...

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Dylon Tidyman, a Newcastle High School senior, is not only a basketball player, but also owner of his own wood-working business. 

Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent   A senior at Newcastle High School, Dylon Tidyman is one of the youngest nominees for Person of the Year for 2019. While he’s most well-known for playing basketball and starting a woodworking business with his older brother, Bryce Hoffman said there’s something more...

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Christian Santos rises for two in the lane despite being double teamed as the Dogies gave fans a sneak peak at their upcoming season at the Meet the Dogies scrimmage on Saturday. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   After graduating several seniors last season, including their leading scorer, the Dogies Basketball team is coming into the 2019-20 season relatively young and certainly inexperienced. The squad is returning only one starter in Dylon Tidyman and a couple of other...
T here’s nothing like putting up a tree and decorating your house to get you in the Christmas spirit. I did that this weekend and have begun to feel all the feels of the holidays. There’s also nothing like seeing the Dogies and Lady Dogies on the court in the annual Orange and Black scrimmage to...

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Lexus Voelker started for the Lady Dogies in her last two seasons, and will suit up one more time as an All-Star for the North team this Saturday in Casper. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   When seniors Lauren Steveson, Lexus Voelker and Cade Ostenson hung up their uniforms for the last time as their seasons ended, they each bid adieu to their high school careers. However, all three were selected by coaches across the state to suit up one more time to...

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Dylon Tidyman was the second leading scorer for the Newcastle High School Dogies last season and got the opportunity to show his stuff for college coaches at an NCAA certified recruitment showcase basketball camp in Aurora, Colo., at the end of June. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Dylon Tidyman is using the offseason to improve his opportunity to play post-secondary basketball. In addition to playing in the weekly Raider League in Rapid City with his Newcastle team, the incoming senior is also playing AAU basketball with the Sacred Hoops...
LARAMIE, Wyo (March 18, 2019) – The Wyoming Cowgirls will continue their season after receiving an invitation to the 2019 Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), it was announced Monday evening. Wyoming will host Northern Colorado on Thursday, March 21, in a first round matchup tentatively...

Makenzie Wagoner goes hard to the rack during the Lady Dogies’ late game run last Thursday against the Lady Bobcats of Thermopolis. (Photo by Sonja Karp/NLJ)

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Lady Dogies nabbed a big win over Wheatland on the Lady Bulldogs’ home court last Saturday, and after losses against Douglas and Thermopolis the two days prior, head coach Chad Ostenson was very pleased to see his team rebound to get the win to close out their...

Lauren Steveson drives to the basket, but is stopped by a Lady Wildcat in the Lady Dogies’ season opener on Friday. (Photo by Sonja Karp/NLJ)

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   A young and inexperienced Lady Dogie Basketball team tipped off their 2018-2019 season against the Lady Wildcats of Custer last Friday in the Dogie Dome.  First year head coach Chad Ostenson anticipated that his team would be feeling some growing pains to start...

Dylon Tidyman and Landon Engle battle with the Custer Wildcats for the offensive board on Friday night. Unfortunately, the end result of the game was not what the Dogies hoped for in their season opener, but it was not for lack of effort. (Photo by Sonja Karp/NLJ)

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Someone forgot to take the lid off the bucket in the Dogies’ season opener last Friday night when the Custer Wildcats came to town for the annual border war. Usually a pretty efficient offensive team, Newcastle shooters struggled to find the bottom of the net...

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