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Gymnasts 3rd at New Castle

The New Palestine gymnastics team finished third Saturday in a four-way meet at New Castle. The Dragons tallied 99.95 points. NP finished behind Richmond (104.825) and New Castle (104.725). Muncie Central was fourth with 72.275. Kennedy Garrett was seventh in the all-around with a score of 32.55. She finished fifth in vault (8.7). Emma Poag

Hot start bolsters boys basketball victory

The New Palestine boys basketball team used an outstanding first quarter Saturday to bolster a 71-57 victory at Franklin. The Dragons scored the game’s first nine points took a 22-4 lead after a quarter, finishing it when C.J. Oliver drilled a 30-footer at the buzzer. Oliver scored eight first-quarter points, hitting two of the Dragons’

Boys swimmers win Warren Central Invitational, girls place second

The New Palestine boys swimming and diving team won this weekend’s Warren Central Invitational, outscoring the host Warriors 397-333. The Dragons girls finished second in the eight-team event. In addition to their 66-point margin over Warren Central, the Dragons boys finished ahead of Ben Davis (301), Cathedral (253), Ritter (243), International (158) and Park Tudor

Girls basketball falls in return home

The New Palestine girls basketball team built an eight-point second-quarter lead, but dropped a 74-67 decision Saturday at home against Cathedral. It was the Dragons’ first home game after a four-game road swing. The Dragons also celebrated their senior night, honoring Faith Hensel, Addi Jones and Whitney Miller. NP fell behind 14-6 early, but finished

Boys basketball falls in final minute

The New Palestine boys basketball team dropped a 58-52 decision Friday at Roncalli, as the host Royals pulled away in the final minute of a back-and-forth game. The Dragons trailed 45-42 going into the final quarter, but free throws by C.J. Oliver and baskets by Matthew Brown and Oliver drew the Dragons into ties at

Boys basketball preview: Dragons at Roncalli/Franklin

The New Palestine boys basketball team continues its five-game road swing this weekend, with non-conference tilts at Roncalli and Franklin. The Dragons are carrying a three-game winning streak into the weekend’s matchups. Friday: New Palestine Dragons (8-3) at Roncalli Royals (5-5) Location: Roncalli High School Time: 6 p.m. JV/7:30 p.m. varsity Broadcast: Saturday: New

Gymnasts open season

The New Palestine gymnastics team opened its season Thursday, falling 107.625-98.0 at Columbus North. The Dragons’ top finisher was Kennedy Garrett, who finished third on beam (8.6) and floor (8.95). She was also tied for fifth on vault (8.3). Emma Poag was fourth on uneven bars with a personal-best 8.5. She was also fourth on

Swimmers sweep Spartans

The New Palestine swimming and diving teams posted a sweep of the Connersville Spartans Thursday at the NPHS natatorium. The NP boys won 93-82, while the Dragon girls won 105-70. Individual winners for the NPHS boys were Jack Schwartz in the 200 freestyle, Aidan Kingery in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke, Ben Miesse in

2020-21 winter schedule changes

Schedule changes for 2020-21 BOYS BASKETBALL Varsity/JV vs. Perry Meridian will be played at noon/1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 at NPHS. (previously for Thursday, Feb. 4 at Perry Meridian). Varsity/JV schedule addition: Wednesday, Jan. 27 vs. Herron, 6/7:30 p.m. Varsity/JV schedule addition: Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Warren Central, 6/7:30 p.m. GYMNASTICS Schedule addition: Thursday, Feb.

Ralph named NFHS regional Coach of the Year

New Palestine head football coach Kyle Ralph has been named the NFHS central section football Coach of the Year for the 2019-20 school year. Ralph was nominated by the IHSAA and was chosen based on performance in the 2019-20 school year, community involvement, school involvement and philosophy of coaching. The NFHS central section includes five