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Girls soccer improves to 3-0

The New Palestine girls soccer team won its third straight game Saturday, beating Centerville 8-1 at NPHS. The Dragons are now 3-0 on the young season, having outscored their opponents 17-1. Victoria Crowder scored twice and was one of seven Dragons to score goals in the game. Megan Jolly and Lucy Miller each added a […]

Volleyball rally falls just short

The New Palestine volleyball team rallied from a two-set deficit to extend Saturday’s match to five sets, but fell to Franklin 25-20, 25-22, 15-25, 16-25, 15-11. The visiting Grizzly Cubs used a mid-set run to take the lead in the fifth set of a back-and-forth match between two quality programs. In the first two sets, […]

CC teams have strong results at Zionsville

The New Palestine cross country teams opened the season at Saturday’s Zionsville Invitational. The Dragon girls placed fifth in the junior/senior race and sixth in the freshman/sophomore race. The NP boys were eighth in the junior/senior race and seventh in the freshman/sophomore event. The season-opening meet is held on a 4K course – shorter than […]

Golf places 2nd at Connersville

The New Palestine golf team finished second at Saturday’s Connersville Invitational, shooting a 365 over the 18-hole round. For the second straight week, NP was two strokes back of champion Franklin County. The two teams were also separated by two strokes at last week’s Lapel Invitational. Annaliese Fox shot 81 over 18 holes to finish […]

Football opens with victory

The New Palestine football team used back-to-back first-quarter touchdowns to take a lead, then suffocated Whiteland with a strong defensive performance to beat the Warriors 19-8 Friday evening. Making their first varsity starts, quarterback Zach Neligh ran for 211 yards and two touchdowns, while sophomore running back Luke Canfield ran for 100 yards and a […]

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Boys soccer opens with victory

The New Palestine boys soccer team opened the season Thursday with a 2-1 victory over Hoosier Heritage Conference rival Yorktown. After a close second half that saw the teams tied 1-1, the Dragons broke through with five minutes left. Carson Sams took a free kick and played the ball to Jon Moore at the far post. Moore finished […]

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Tennis tames Yorktown

The Dragons varsity boys tennis team beat the visiting Yorktown Tigers 5-0 in a Hoosier Heritage Conference match. NPHS No 1 singles player Matthew True proved too strong for Yorktown senior Jake Bartholome – winning 6-0, 6-0. Dragons No. 2 singles Ben Blachly played with improved confidence to out-play senior Caleb Lloyd 6-3, 6-0. Playing […]

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Friday football preview: Dragons at Whiteland

The New Palestine Dragons open their 50th season of varsity football this week with their first trip to Whiteland since 2012. The Dragons are facing a tough foe as they look to start 2017 off on the right foot and extend their 36-game regular-season winning streak. The Warriors went 6-5 last season against a tough […]

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Girls soccer blanks Tigers

The New Palestine girls soccer team scored four first-half goals and rolled to a 6-0 road victory Wednesday over Triton Central. Victoria Crowder had a goal and two assists and five other Dragons scored in the victory, which moved NP to 2-0 on the season. Olivia McKilligin opened the scoring on an assist from Crowder. Corrin […]

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Volleyball wins 3rd straight

The New Palestine volleyball team won its third straight three-set match Wednesday, beating Guerin Catholic 25-9, 25-15, 25-9. Mia Long had a double-double with 15 digs and 14 kills. Allison Dennemann had 19 kills and nine digs. Libero Lydia Jones led the defense with 18 digs. “Great win tonight,” Dragon coach Kelli Whitaker said. “We […]

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