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Gymnastics setting the bar high

Gymnastics setting the bar high

March 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

New Castle High School has a team of wonderful gymnasts. Gymnastics is the practice of athletic exercises for the development of the body, especially those exercises performed with apparatus such as rings, pommel horse, bars, and balance beam. Gymnastics is an amazing sport because it is very ath...

Tracking Our Track and Field

Tracking Our Track and Field

March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

When people hear track and field, they automatically think that it means a lot of running. Track and Field are actually an extremely easy and helpful for freshmen wanting a new sport to practice in during the Winter. Track and field actually have many categories. The track events are the 60-meter...

A end of the season review on the New Castle Cross Country Team

Emily Guffey, Reporter
December 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

This year, the both cross country teams did well at their meets, with the girls going 66 - 50 at sectional as a team. “The thing that I enjoyed the most about cross country was how close the team was,” said Junior Samantha Alspaugh. It was a difficult year for the girls cross country team with...

NCHS Baseball stepping up to the plate

Matt Sharp, Editor-In-Chief
May 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

The New Castle High School Baseball season began late March and since then, the Trojans baseball team has faced an up and down season. Most recently the Trojans Defeated Knightstown 6 to 4. The Trojans have struggled to consistently win games. As of now the Trojans have accumulated a record of 8 wins...

Girls on there way up in the softball world

Erin McCullough, Reporter
May 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

The New Castle High School softball team Defeated Lapel 15 to 4 on April 27. This makes the Lady Trojans overall record ten wins to four losses. The next game for the girls is April 30 in a doubleheader against Northeastern. The Lady Trojans have worked all year to meet their goals and improve as a team....

Girls tennis team throws down this season

Megan Gustin, Reporter
May 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

Girls tennis team serves up victory this season. The girls tennis team has been working hard this season to win each match they take part in. So far the season has seen 2 wins and 3 losses and has several upcoming matches. The record though itself does not reflect how well the girls have played thro...

Kierstyn Cochran takes the gymnastic’s world by storm at NCHS

Megan Gustin, Reporter
April 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

Junior Kierstyn Cochran has taken the New Castle High School  gymnastics team far this season. Cochran helped the team have the final record this year of nine wins and two losses. She also received a record score of 9.2 on the beam at sectionals. Cochran was also named Indianapolis star of the week t...

NCHS boys basketball season wrap up

NCHS boys basketball season wrap up

Matt Sharp, Editor-In-Chief
March 14, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

The New Castle High School boys basketball season came to an end in the sectional championship game against Connersville 63-55. The boys played hard all season. The team met and exceeded expectations all season. The Trojans finished the season with a record of 17 wins and 8 losses, an 8 win improvement...

NCHS bowlers roll to state final

NCHS bowlers roll to state final

Matt Sharp, Editor-In-Chief
February 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

The New Castle High School Bowling team was on a roll this year. The team finished runner-up in the state final competition. The team sat up and knocked down the competition on their way to an undefeated season. Not all wins were pretty, some were bowling shoe ugly, but the team got the job done. De-pin-ding...

NCHS boys basketball heads toward conference championship

Matt Sharp, Editor-In-Chief
February 4, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

The New Castle High School boys basketball team has been impressive this year. The team has 12 wins and only two defeats. The Trojans are also a perfect six and zero in Hoosier Heritage Conference play. The Trojans have sole possession of first place in the HHC. With only two conference games remaining...

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