Douglas Bearcats

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The Douglas Bearcats were more than the Dogies could handle on Friday, but Newcastle rebounded well to get a win over Wheatland on Saturday in the Dome. Here Tate Engle took on the Bearcat defense for a shot at 2. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   It was another up and down weekend for the Dogies which began with losing their quadrant game to the Douglas Bearcats, 27-69, on Friday. However, they rebounded to end on a high note as they sought and secured revenge against the Wheatland Bulldogs at home on Saturday...

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Jaylen Ostenson was able to get a big step on the Lady Cat defense and drove to the hoop for a rare shot from inside the paint. Ostenson finished the night with six makes from beyond the arc and three from under the basket.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   It’s not often that a 23-point loss could be considered a win, but when that loss comes from the undeniable No. 1, undefeated team in 3A it takes on a whole new meaning.  The Lady Dogies were dealt all they could handle and more when the Douglas Lady Bearcats came...

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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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Conrad Prell found himself just .4 of a second short of qualifying for the 500 Free on Saturday at Kozisek Aquatic Center. With two more chances remaining, head coach Doug Scribner is confident the senior will get under the mark.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   It’s been a goal for the Dogies to get the better of the Bearcats all season, and in a year where they have gone head-to-head with Douglas multiple times — but were just off the mark in each meet — taking the win in their home pool on Saturday was sweet for head...

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