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  • 02.jpg Photo Gallery: State champion ’Canes visit nursing home where one star’s mom works

    All of New Castle is proud of the Red Hurricane state championship basketball team. Likely, though, no one is more so than Angela Dennis. Dennis is the mother of Malik and Marquel Hooker, both members of the 31-0 squad that won both the WPIAL and PIAA titles.

    April 2, 2014 10 Photos

  • Class of 1950 to hold reunion

    New Castle High School’s class of 1950 is planning a reunion for May 3. There will be a buffet luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crane Room, 3009 Wilmington Road.

    April 1, 2014

  • Legends.tiff Former New Castle coaches sing praises of Blundo,’Canes

     District titles, big games, tournaments, rivalries. New Castle high’s boys basketball team has many monumental victories throughout its storied existence. The many banners hanging at the Ne-Ca-Hi Field House help prove it.

    March 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 10.jpg Photos, Video, Story: Hundreds flock to downtown to salute ’Canes

    For the first time all year, it rained on the Red Hurricane’s parade. But just as they did during a 31-0 season that included a third straight WPIAL title and a first-ever state championship, the ’Canes and their fans weren’t about to let a little adversity stop them.

    March 28, 2014 9 Photos

  • Kelly.jpg Larry Kelly: Cheers, tears and a state title for the ages

    The New Castle High boys basketball team won the first PIAA championship in school history Saturday at the GIANT Center in Hershey. I laughed, I thought, and I had my emotions moved to tears. It was a great day to be a Red Hurricane.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story

  • 1 NC 1881(1).jpg State champion ’Canes to sign autographs at The News

    The ’Canes are coming to town. And we’re giving you a chance to meet the state champions! Just stop by the main office of the New Castle News between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Thursday before the victory celebration on Kennedy Square.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 1 NC 1881(1).jpg Parade to honor state champion ’Canes

    New Castle will have the opportunity to celebrate its championship basketball team once again this week. The city and school district are co-hosting a downtown parade Thursday in honor of New Castle High’s Red Hurricane basketball team.

    March 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 1 NC 1881(1).jpg 'Canes make history with state title!

    The Perfect Storm. That's how the 2013-14 New Castle High Red Hurricane basketball team will forever be remembered after capping an unbeaten season with a state title on Saturday.

    March 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • 09.jpg Fan Frenzy: Hundreds gather to cheer on ’Canes

    It was billed as a pep rally for the New Castle High basketball team. But the focus quickly expanded from the Red Hurricane — which plays tomorrow night in Hershey for the PIAA Class AAAA championship — to include a celebration of the community that has produced and embraced the undefeated, three-time WPIAL champs.

    March 21, 2014 12 Photos

  • Kelly.jpg Larry Kelly: If you aren’t from New Castle, you just don’t understand

    I'm a New Castle guy. I love my town and the people who live in it. New Castle people are different in a special way. If you’re a New Castle person like me then you know what I’m talking about.

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

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