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Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Lady Dogies ran into the would-be, undefeated, 2022 3A State Soccer Champions in the Cody Fillies Thursday afternoon, and the squad lived up to their No. 1 ranking by defeating Newcastle 11-0 in the quarterfinal 3A State Tournament match-up in Cheyenne. “I don’t...
Having secured a spot at the 3A State Tournament, the Lady Dogie soccer team set out for rematches against Douglas and Riverton last week on the road. A few weeks ago, Newcastle fell to the Lady Bearcats by 1 point in overtime and also dropped the match against the Lady Wolverines by 2.  On...

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Senior Rilee Lewis pushed the ball up the left side of the field, sending it to Riverton’s defensive end. The Lady Dogies played well against the top seeding Lady Wolverines, but fell to them 0-2 last Friday.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Lady Dogies played hard in both their soccer games last week, but circumstances got the better of head coach Jessie Stearns’ squad as they dropped their contest against Douglas 2-4 in overtime on Wednesday, and lost 0-2 against the No. 1-seeded Lady Wolverines of...

McKenzie Conzelman pushes through a group of Lady 'Blazer soccer players in last week's game. 

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Despite gale force side winds which ripped across the soccer pitch Thursday, the Lady Dogie soccer team trampled the Lady Trailblazers in their first conference match-up of the season, shutting out the Torrington team 6-0. On Friday, the Lady Bison turned the tables and defeated Newcastle in...
The second track meet of the season was a typical one for a Wyoming spring event, so the Dogies competed in Wheatland Friday in a cold and windy environment. As such, head coach Chad Ostenson’s crew had to battle the elements as well as 14 other teams ranging from 1A to 4A in size. “Despite the...
The Lady Dogie Soccer Team wrapped up an historical season last year as they took home the 3A State Consolation Championship trophy with a record of only two losses, two ties and 10 wins with 10 of those contests ending in shutouts for the squad.  The coaching staff looks quite different this...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   It wasn’t the trophy they had in mind as the Lady Dogies set out at the beginning of the season, but head coach Chad Ostenson’s squad brought home the first one since 2008 as they finished as the Consolation Champions at the 3A State Tournament last weekend.  “We won...

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Jaylen Ostenson had the battle scars to prove it was a physical contest between the Lady Dogies and the Lady Bobcats in the loser-out game on Saturday morning. Thermopolis did whatever they could to slow Newcastle down, but were no match for them as the Lady Dogies cruised to a 44-20 victory and punched their ticket to the state tournament.


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Hunter McFarland got around her Blazer defender in the Lady Dogies final contest of the 3A East Regional Tournament last Saturday. The Lady Dogies got past Torrington to take third place. 


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Shelby Tidyman got a step on the up-close-and-personal defense of Cantrell Rosalez from Buffalo in the regional semi-final game on Friday. The Lady Dogies fell behind early in the contest and couldn’t rally to pull out the win.



The Lady Dogies busted out of the chute last Thursday at the 3A East Tournament in Burns, and though they were hobbled in the semi-finals — falling to a very physical Lady Bison team — they rallied to stampede the Trailblazers in the final game to take third place and set themselves up nicely for...

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Hunter McFarland attempts the inbound block against the Buffalo Lady Bison during a close game last week. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   The Dogie Dome was rocking for both of the Lady Dogies’ contests last week. Thursday was the rematch against the second ranked Lady Bearcats from Douglas, and on Saturday it was the Buffalo Lady Bison. Both of these games were great for head coach Chad Ostenson’s team...

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Hunter McFarland pulls up for a jumper in the lane last Friday in Thermopolis. The junior helped her team to a 72-49 win over the Lady Bobcats, which is the Lady Dogies highest scoring game of the season.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Editor   As the regular season winds down, the Lady Dogies continued their domination by picking up two more decisive wins over Bobcats last week against Upton on Tuesday, then improved their quadrant record to 4-0 in Thermopolis on Friday.  Tuesday’s contest against the 1A...

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