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Football closes out perfect regular season

The New Palestine Dragons entered the season with a number of new faces on the roster. But the season produced the same results. A week after clinching the Hoosier Heritage Conference title, the Dragons finished their fifth consecutive undefeated regular season Friday, beating host Delta 55-7. Quarterback Zach Neligh had another career game, throwing for […]

Friday football preview: Dragons at Delta

#2/1 New Palestine Dragons (8-0, 6-0) at Delta Eagles (5-3, 3-3) 7:30 p.m., Delta High School Local broadcast: New Pal Radio The New Palestine football team is looking to finish strong in the 2017 regular season with a trip to Delta in a matchup of two of the HHC’s most powerful running games. The Dragons […]

Senior Night victory clinches HHC title

The New Palestine football team used a hot start Friday to roll to a Senior Night victory, beating New Castle 56-24 and clinching the program’s fifth consecutive Hoosier Heritage Conference title. Quarterback Zach Neligh threw for a career-high 301 yards and four touchdowns, while running back Luke Canfield ran for four scores – from 45, 35 and […]

Friday football preview: Dragons vs. New Castle

New Castle Trojans (4-3, 3-2) at 5A #3/2 New Palestine Dragons (7-0, 5-0) 7:30 p.m., Kelso Stadium Local broadcast: New Pal Radio Tonight sees two of the state’s top offensive attacks do battle as the New Palestine Dragons meet the state’s top passing offense. The Dragons are looking to clinch their fifth straight HHC title […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Homecoming a 50th anniversary celebration

This week is New Palestine’s 50th homecoming, and also the celebration of 50 years of Dragon football. This year’s Homecoming theme at school has been “Decades,” with students celebrating theme days that look back from the 1950s through today. The 50th homecoming also means a celebration of 50 years of Dragon football. NP played its first […]

Special teams lifts football victory over G-C

The New Palestine special teams were just that Friday night, coupling with the Red Rage defense to seize control of the game and lead a 59-3 football victory over Greenfield-Central. The Dragons recovered a muffed kickoff, scored by recovering a fumbled punt snap, and twice used short fields after G-C lined up in punt formation to […]

Friday football preview: Dragons at Greenfield-Central

#2/2 New Palestine Dragons (5-0, 3-0) at Greenfield-Central Cougars (2-3, 1-2) 7:30 p.m., Clayton Myers Field Local broadcast: New Pal Radio The New Palestine Dragons open up the second half of the 2017 regular season by traveling to face fellow Hancock County foe Greenfield-Central. The Dragons enter the matchup with a 5-0 record and an […]

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    Looking ahead to a big weekend. Dragon volleyball competes in the G-C regional & CC in the Shelbyville semistate Saturday #WeAreDragons

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