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Grayson Ramsey busts out of the blocks in his inaugural 300 Meter Hurdle race of 2021. The senior finished fourth in the grueling race with a time of 48.27 seconds.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   It’s been four years since Newcastle has been able to host the Laura Chord Memorial Track Meet, due to the track being buried under feet of snow or to COVID-19, so head coach Chad Ostenson was thrilled to be able to make it happen this season. The Dogies and Lady...

Jaylen Ostenson, above, was a unanimous pick for the 3A East All-Conference Team and an easy pick for the 3A All-State Team as well. This is the second time the sophomore has earned both post-season honors. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   A plethora of Dogies received recognition for the efforts put forth on the court this season. Five Lady Dogies and two Dogies garnered the attention of coaches in the conference to earn All-Conference awards or honorable mention nods, and one Lady Dogie was named to...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   It’s been a year since the Lady Dogies have been on the soccer field together after losing their 2020 season to quarantine, however, the team is back and, according to head coach Cami Willyard, are looking good for 2021. “It’s been a great first week, although a bit...

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Jaylen Ostenson garnered a great deal of defensive attention throughout the 3A State Tournament last week. Despite being double-teamed every time she went to the rack, the sophomore managed to drop 27 points in the Lady Dogies’ consolation semifinal win over Mountain View on Thursday morning. See more on Page 9.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Lady Dogies made their second consecutive trip to the 3A State Tournament last Wednesday and Thursday in Casper. While they came up just short of bringing home any hardware, the young team advanced to the Consolation Championship game and gave all three teams...

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Hunter McFarland, Tiernan Stanton and Mercedes Voelker crash in on a rebound during the second half against Buffalo on Thursday, March, 4, 2021 at BHS. Newcastle won 64-61 in the final seconds of double overtime, knocking Buffalo out of the state tournament and advancing Newcastle. 

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   It’s hard to beat a team three times, and head coach Chad Ostenson knew that heading into Thursday’s 3A Northeast Quadrant state play-in game. This year’s regional tournament was a one-and-done, do-or-die, high stakes format where if you won your first game, you...

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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...

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Newcastle sophomore Tiernan Stanton lunges with the ball as she tries to escape Buffalo juniors Kendall Tietjen, left, and Danica Boyce on Saturday.

 Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Lady Dogies are road warriors — and they have the battle scars to prove it. Despite a variety of physical injuries sustained last week, head coach Chad Ostenson’s crew brought home two more quadrant wins over Thermopolis and Buffalo, 44-29 and 51-46...

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Hunter McFarland took advantage of a sagging defense in Torrington on Saturday to bust two shots from beyond the arc, and ultimately contributed 11 points to the Lady Dogies’ big win over the Lady Trailblazers.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Revenge is sweet, but it could have been sweeter for the Lady Dogies last Friday. After losing to the Lady Trailblazers by four points early in January, head coach Chad Ostenson’s crew had been looking forward to a rematch for a month, but when they arrived in...

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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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Mercedes Voelker showed up last Saturday night for the Lady Dogies as she dialed into the bucket from beyond the arc hitting four of eight attempts from three. As a team, the squad drained nine from outside in their 61-36 win over the Buffalo Lady Bison.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   What’s better than opening up Northeast quadrant play with a win? Turning around and making it two wins in a row, leaving no doubt who was the better team in the process. The Lady Dogies hosted the Thermopolis Lady Bobcats on Friday, handing them a 55-35 loss and...

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