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MacKenzie Conzelman came in clutch for her team by hitting back-to-back threes, effectively shutting down a Lady Outlaw run and regaining momentum for the Lady Dogies.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter    Winning wasn’t enough for the Lady Dogies last Saturday in Rawlins. Why not spot the Lady Outlaws 15 points to give yourself a challenge? Head Coach Chad Ostenson’s squad replied: Challenge accepted! After a long trip to Carbon County, the Lady Dogies crawled off...

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Jaylen Ostenson takes a quick look over her shoulder for defenders during a fast break last Friday against the Lady Blazers of Torrington.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Lady Dogies returned from Christmas break with another challenging week of competition. On Jan. 4 they traveled to Worland to face off against the No. 3 ranked Lady Warriors and then hosted the No. 6 ranked Lady Trailblazers of Torrington on Friday. ...

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Jaylen Ostenson picked up where she left off last season as the team’s leading scorer in the opening weekend of Lady Dogie hoops last Saturday. The sophomore finished the day scoring 23 against Pine Bluffs and 20 against Burns.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The southeast corner of Wyoming was the stage for the Lady Dogies as they opened their 2020-21 season on Saturday, and the squad was challenged with two talented opponents eager to show off in front of their home crowd. The first contest of the day was in Pine...

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Senior Kale Corley, above, got the chance to carry the ball in his last season as a Dogie and was awarded with being named to both the 2A All-Conference and All-State team, as coaches across the state acknowledged everything he brought to the field on both offense and defense. Holden McConkey, below, was the go-to ball carrier for the Dogies this season and was honored for his achievements by being named to the 2A East All-Conference team.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Fall sports claim one last hurrah before giving way to winter sports which are poised to begin this weekend. Football and volleyball announced post-season honors in November, and several Dogies and Lady Dogies got the nod from coaches across the conference and state...

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Tara Joyce and Hannah display the Athlete of the Year Plaque that they tied for. Hannah also placed second to Joyce in the 200 freestyle race.

KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   Although her high school swim career has come to an end, home school senior Hannah Gross has a lot to be proud of as she looks back on her four years with the Newcastle High School team. This year at the 3A State Swim Meet, she took second in both her races and...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   A young and inexperienced squad took the court last December and week by week got the hang of 3A varsity basketball until they took third place at the regional tournament and earned a spot at the state tournament where they opened up play in the first, and...

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Newcastle’s Lady Dogie swimmers huddle together for a pep talk before one of the races at State.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Three new state records were set, personal bests were improved and state awards were received in Laramie last Friday and Saturday at the 3A State Swim Meet, and while Hannah Gross ended her career just shy of achieving her goals, she and her teammates competed hard...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The 2020 volleyball season ended too soon for the Lady Dogies Thursday at the 3A East Regional Tournament in Douglas. The squad had set themselves up to give them the best possible scenario for advancing to the state tournament, however a combination of unexpected...

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Father BJ Ship comforts Newcastle swimmer Raeleigh Ship, 16, after she missed a state qualifying time by 1 second in the 100-yard freestyle during Thursday’s Last Chance Meet at the Campbell County Aquatic Center.

Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   It was the last chance for two Lady Dogies to get under the 3A state qualifying time in their events in order to be eligible to compete in an individual event at this week’s state meet in Laramie.  Raeleigh Shipp has been steadily dropping time in the 100 Free,...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies made the incredibly long drive to Afton last Thursday, hoping to finish their season strong at the 3A State Cross Country Meet. Unfortunately, the deck was stacked against the Dogies with a couple of runners dealing with injuries and illnesses, the...

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