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NPHS athletics hosting 2 dinner fundraisers

New Palestine fans will have the opportunity to support the Special Olympics of Indiana and the Special Olympics of Hancock County twice this week. Both are sponsored by the NPHS athletic department and the Student Council for Athletic Leadership in Education. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, come to the newly-opened Valentine Cafe – in the former JayRae’s location […]

Wrestlers win 2 at Greenwood

The New Palestine wrestling team won two matches Saturday morning at the Greenwood Super 8 Duals. Alec White and Landan Burton both went 5-0 on the day in leading the Dragons to a pair of victories. NP went 2-3 on the day, falling to Plainfield 54-30 in the opening round. In the second match, the […]

Matus named first team All-State

New Palestine senior Meaghan Matus has been named first team All-State by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association. Matus had two goals and six assists this season, and was a critical piece in the midfield for a Dragon team that went 10-4-1. She had 12 goals and 18 assists over her four-year career. It was […]

Boys hoops holds off Rushville

The New Palestine boys basketball team posted a strong defensive effort and held off a late Rushville rally to beat the Lions 39-36 Saturday night at NPHS. After the Lions hit a 3-pointer to end the first quarter and take a 9-8 lead, the Dragons held Rushville without a field goal for the next 14 […]

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Girls hoops wins 4th straight

The New Palestine girls basketball team won its fourth straight game Saturday, beating host Delta 52-36 in a Hoosier Heritage Conference matchup. The Dragons took a double-digit lead at halftime, leading 28-15, and maintained the lead for the victory. Raegan McMurray led the Dragons with 18 points. Leah Seib added 13. Megan Jolly added five […]

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Four football players named IFCA All-State

Four New Palestine football players were named to the Indiana Football Coaches Association’s All-State team Friday. Two seniors – DuRon Ford and Brady Walden – were chosen First Team 5A Senior All-State. Sophomores Austin Keele and Luke Ely were chosen First Team 5A Underclass All-State. Ford finished the year with 1,830 yards and 32 rushing touchdowns. […]

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Boys hoops falls in home opener

The New Palestine boys basketball team had a strong first half, but dropped a 66-50 decision to 2A No. 7 Shenandoah Friday at NPHS. The Dragons had a solid start, trailing the Raiders 15-14 after a quarter and 26-21 at the half, but Shenandoah outscored the Dragons 18-7 in the third quarter to seize a […]

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Swim teams sweep New Castle

The New Palestine swim teams swept conference rival New Castle in a dual meet Wednesday at New Castle. The Dragon boys won 87-58, while the girls won 98-78. Individual winners for the Dragon boys were Colin Stacey in diving, Louis Holbrook in the 100 butterfly, Steven Thompson in the 100 freestyle and Tyler Carter in […]

O’Leary, Coffman garner swimming victories

Michael O’Leary and Courtnee Coffman both had victories in the New Palestine swim team’s meet Tuesday at home against Yorktown and Delta. The Dragon girls tallied 87 points to finish third in the three-way meet. Yorktown won with 138 and Delta was second with 99. In the boys meet, NP tallied 90 points to finish […]

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Girls basketball seizes HHC victory in closing minutes

The New Palestine girls basketball team pulled away in the closing minutes Tuesday for a 51-44 victory over New Castle. Senior Raegan McMurray led a strong, balanced Dragon effort with a double-double. She had 19 points and 10 rebounds, playing all but 40 seconds of the contest. McMurray was 11-of-14 from the line. Sophomore Leah Seib […]

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