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Golf splits triangular match

The New Palestine golf team split a triangular match Wednesday at Hawk’s Tail. The Dragons shot 177, falling to Columbus North (166) and beating Shelbyville (184). Matt Barada led the Dragons with a 42. Evan Griffith shot 44, Sammy Chifalo 45 and Braeden Baker 46. In the JV match, Landon Beaty shot a season-best 43

Softball smashes 17 hits in win over Fishers

The Class 4A No. 1 New Palestine softball team smashed 17 hits Wednesday in an 8-2 victory at Fishers. The Dragons scored in each of the first five innings, building a 5-0 lead in the third and extending it to 8-1 in the fifth. Kinsey Mitchell was 4-for-5 with two doubles, four runs and two

Baseball splits series with PH

The New Palestine baseball team dropped a 5-3 decision Wednesday at home to Pendleton Heights, splitting the teams’ two-game series. The Dragons’ record moved to 10-12 overall and 5-6 in HHC play. The Dragons outhit the Arabians 9-8, but a three-run third inning gave the visitors a 4-2 lead. They added another run in the

Tennis falls to Shelbyville

With three varsity starters out of the lineup Wednesday, the New Palestine tennis team dropped a 4-1 match to a veteran Shelbyville squad. Abby Blachly continued her strong play at No. 1 singles, winning 6-3, 6-4. The Dragons’ Sophie Walgren dropped a 6-0, 6-3 decision at No. 2 singles, making her varsity debut. Courtney Johnson

Girls track wins five events at HHC meet

The New Palestine girls track and field team won five events at Tuesday’s Hoosier Heritage Conference girls track and field meet. The Dragons finished second to Mt. Vernon by one point, as the Marauders tallied 113 and NP 112. Yorktown (89.5) and New Castle (82) rounded out the top four. Sydney Miller won the discus,

Booe tosses perfect game on softball senior night

Senior Sam Booe provided the perfect punctuation mark to the New Palestine softball team’s senior night victory over Connersville. Booe pitched a perfect game, retiring all 15 batters she faced in a 12-0 five-inning victory. Booe struck out eight batters. She induced four groundouts and three flyouts, with only one ball leaving the infield. She

Baseball beats PH in extra-inning thriller

The New Palestine baseball team rallied in the sixth inning to send the game to extra innings, then scored twice in the ninth Tuesday to beat host Pendleton Heights 4-3. The Dragons improved to 10-11 on the season and 5-5 in HHC play. Eli Bruns pitched eight innings, allowing one earned run, five hits and

Boys golf wins three-way match.

The New Palestine boys golf team won a three-way match Tuesday at Tri-County Golf Club, shooting 160 to beat host Shenandoah (182) and Eastern Hancock (190). Matt Barada was medalist with a 38. Sammy Chifalo shot 39, Gus Walling 41 and A.J. Williams 42. Evan Griffith’s 46 was the fifth score. The Dragons are back

Golf falls at HSE

The New Palestine golf team dropped a 154-190 decision Monday at Hamilton Southeastern. Braeden Baker led the Dragons with a 45. Matt Barada shot 46, Gus Walling 47 and Sammy Chifalo 52. The Dragons are back in action Tuesday with a three-way road match at Eastern Hancock and Shenandoah.

Tennis drops conference match

The New Palestine tennis team dropped a 5-0 decision Monday at conference foe Mt. Vernon. The Dragons played well against a senior-laden Marauders squad. Mia Knoop fell 6-0, 6-0 in her No. 1 singles debut. Olivia Hasenkamp dropped a 6-3, 6-2 decision at No. 2. Courtney Johnson played a long match against an experienced player