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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...

Newcastle High School senior Lexus Voelker gives her sister Mercedes the slip for the easy bucket during a drill in Monday night’s practice. (Photo by Sonja Karp/NLJ)

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Get excited basketball fans because the Dogies and Lady Dogies are set to unofficially tip off their 2018-2019 hoops season this Saturday with the annual Meet the Dogies scrimmage. The scrimmage gives Dogie fans a little sneak peek at what each team brings to the...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   If you’ve been at Newcastle High School over the last few weeks, you may have seen some athletes in the gyms knocking some rust off on the basketball court, but the winter sports seasons officially got underway with first practices commencing on Monday. Allen Von...

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