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Jaylen Ostenson clears a hurdle ahead of Douglas and Burns last Thursday in Wheatland. She dropped over a second off her time last week in Newcastle. 

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   In only their second meet of the season, the Dogies’ 1600 Sprint Medley Relay Team qualified for the 3A State Track meet last Thursday in Wheatland. Gunner and Grayson Ramsey, Tristan Troftgruben and Zach Purviance put together a great run to take second in just 3:...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Tracy Olson, class of 1986, and Jennifer Smith, class of 1989, who took over the planning of the Newcastle High School All-School Reunion, have begun holding public meetings to plan the rescheduled 2020 reunion. Last year, they had to make the tough decision to...

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Pictured left to right: Nate Strickland, Grayson Ramsey, Conrad Prell, Dylan Drost and Thomas Prell enjoy good weather on March 11 — before the snow blanketed the area again — working to get in shape for the 2021 track season. There are 36 Dogies anxious to get the season underway after losing out on their 2020 opportunities.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   Dogie tracksters are chomping at the bit to be off to the races in 2021. After losing out on the 2020 season, the sound of the starting pistol is music to the ears of 36 young Dogies who are anxious to get into the blocks.  Head coach Chad Ostenson missed out on the...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent    Earlier this year, Newcastle High School English teacher Michael Alexander actively pursued his passion for writing by publishing his first book, “Dead Leaves, Boarded Windows.” He submitted it to Indies Today, which provides editorial reviews for independently...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   “Despite the contributions of several HAM radio operators, NASA and the International Space Station, our efforts to contact the ISS were foiled by the dastardly plots of an inanimate coaxial cable connection,” said junior Travis Scribner, following a failed attempt...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   The Dogies/Bobcats wiped the mat with the Bulldogs, Trailblazers and Wolves on Friday, which after a long, tough week prior was pretty sweet for co-head coach Lee McCoy’s crew. “We did pretty good going 3-0 in Wheatland, and the kids wrestled pretty well,” McCoy...

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Alaina Steveson, a senior at Newcastle High School, recently won an award for the Wyoming Radon Program’s 2020-21 Radon Video Contest for the most-viewed video, receiving a $100 monetary prize. 

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   Newcastle High School has been known for producing successful students, and one such student, senior Alaina Steveson, recently won an award for the Wyoming Radon Program’s 2020-21 Radon Video Contest for the most- viewed video, receiving a $100 monetary prize...

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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...
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter    After picking up their first win of the season against Torrington a week and a half ago, the Dogies found themselves up against it after a long, grueling road trip to Rawlins on Saturday and it turned out that the Outlaws were just a little too rough to handle. The...

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J.J. Lipp, freshman at Newcastle High School and member of Newcastle’s FFA chapter, was one of 200 to receive a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) grant, chosen out of over 5,000 applicants nationally. This grant will aid him with his SAE project.

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   J.J. Lipp, freshman at Newcastle High School, was one of 200 FFA members nationally to receive a Supervised Agricultural Experience grant. Lipp, a member of the Saddle & Sirloin Newcastle FFA Chapter, was one of two in Wyoming to receive a grant, and the...

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