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Football team to face Bearcats in sectional

The New Palestine football team will open sectional play Oct. 27 against Muncie Central. The Dragons (7-0) and Bearcats (1-6) will meet for the first time since 2011, when NP won a sectional contest. Both teams drew byes in the five-team sectional. Zionsville will host Greenfield-Central in the opening round on Oct. 20, with the winner […]

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Fox finishes 15th in state

New Palestine sophomore Annaliese Fox finished 15th in the state in the IHSAA girls golf State Finals held Saturday at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel. Fox shot a two-round total of 157, 12 strokes behind state champion Kayla Benge of Plainfield. After shooting an 80 to tie for 20th on Friday’s first day, Fox […]

Cross country finishes 2nd, 3rd in HHC

The New Palestine cross country teams had a solid day at the Hoosier Heritage Conference meet Saturday at Shelbyville. The Dragon boys finished second in the conference, while the girls placed third. Depth carried the NP boys, who had five runners in the top 30 and tallied 80 points to finish second to Pendleton Heights […]

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Volleyball takes home more hardware

The New Palestine volleyball team won its third Saturday invitational of the season Saturday, as the Dragons swept three matches to win the Richmond Invitational. NP has won every invitational in which it has played, also winning the Greenwood and New Palestine Invitationals. NP beat a solid Union County team 25-15, 25-15 to open the […]

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Tennis wins sixth straight sectional title

The New Palestine varsity tennis team clinched its sixth consecutive sectional championship Friday with a 4-1 victory over host Mt. Vernon in the sectional championship match. It marked the 13th sectional championship in the program’s history. No. 1 singles player for the Dragons, Matthew True made few mistakes in his polished 6-0, 6-1 victory over MV senior Matthew McCullough. […]

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Football passes to Homecoming victory

50th anniversary photo gallery The New Palestine football team celebrated its tradition Friday night at Kelso Stadium – making part the 50th homecoming festivities a celebration of a half-century of Dragon football. With hundreds of alumni watching from the south end zone, the current Dragons gave them an evening to enjoy, as they used a 35-point second […]

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Friday football preview: Dragons vs. Shelbyville

Shelbyville Golden Bears (5-1, 3-1) at #3/2 New Palestine Dragons (6-0, 4-0) 7:30 p.m., Kelso Stadium Local broadcast: New Pal Radio The New Palestine Dragons celebrate a half-century of football tonight with the school’s 50th Homecoming game. NPHS started varsity football in 1968 under the tutelage of Hall of Famer Marvin Shepler, who led the […]

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Tennis advances to sectional final

The New Palestine varsity tennis team secured a place in Friday’s sectional final at Mt. Vernon. The Dragons beat the Pendleton Heights Arabians 5-0 in Thursday’s semifinal. The Dragons will face Mt. Vernon in Friday’s 4:30 p.m. championship match. MV beat Greenfield-Central in Thursday’s other semifinal. NP No. 1 singles player Matthew True extended his record to […]

Volleyball wins on Pink Night

The New Palestine volleyball team swept Triton Central 25-15, 25-17, 25-14 on Pink Night, as the Dragons and Tigers teamed together to raise awareness for breast cancer research. Mia Long had 19 kills, six digs and three aces for the Dragons. Allison Dennemann added 15 kills. Sydney Robertson quarterbacked the offense with 39 assists and […]

Boys soccer wins on Senior Night

The New Palestine boys soccer team was victorious on Senior Night, beating Pendleton Heights 2-0. The Dragons got started in the first half with a goal by Tommy Niemier, assisted by Holton Gwaltney. Gwaltney then scored on a set piece in the 31st minute, assisted by Jacob Long, to give the Dragons a two-goal lead. […]

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