Several students took part in a recent signing day at Newcastle High School as they prepare to play sports at the collegiate level. They include Andrew Shumard, who signed with the University of Chicago; Cole Clark, University of Central Oklahoma; Grace Strange, Northeastern State University; Lyndon Evans, University of Central Oklahoma; Ryan Barker, Southwestern College in Kansas; and Zackery Roberts, Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
Newcastle headed to Dale on Friday for varsity basketball. The boys team was able to walk away with a 66-49 win over the Pirates as the girls suffered a 73-28 loss.
The Newcastle Racers and Lady Racers faced off with Elgin at home last Friday night. The Lady Racers (1-14) fell just short to the Lady Owls (1-15) 30-23.