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Football team to be honored Friday

The New Palestine football team will receive its state championship rings and be honored Friday night at NPHS. The players will obtain their rings in the auxiliary gymnasium during the boys basketball game vs. Greenwood Friday night. Then, at halftime of the basketball game, the Dragons will be honored as one of the 50 teams

Basketball Senior Night Friday

The Dragon boys basketball team will hold its senior night festivities Friday evening at the final home game of the 2014-15 regular season against Greenwood. The five senior players – Alec Cook, Ryan Curry, Ben Farley, Taylor Hiland and Kevin Riley – will be honored before the game. They have been part of a program

2 wrestlers named Academic All-State

Two New Palestine wrestlers were named to the Indiana Wrestling Coaches Association’s All-State team. Senior Sam Weber and junior Hunter Jones were named to the team. Both were key members of the Dragons’ varsity wrestling team and are outstanding students.  

Gymnasts declaw Bears

The New Palestine gymnastics team rolled to a 104.575-88.05 win over Shelbyville Tuesday evening. The Dragons took the top four spots in the all-around, with Kate Fee winning the overall event (36.55), with Regan Elsea second (36.25), Tara Morey third (32.25) and Faith Land fourth (30.8). On vault, Fee and Elsea tied for first (9.05),

Dragons Fall to Whiteland

On Tuesday night, the New Palestine boys’ basketball team traveled to Whiteland to face the Warriors.  Whiteland (9-12) came out of halftime with a strong start in the third quarter to pull away to a double digit lead.  The Dragons used an aggressive half-court defense to close the gap in the fourth quarter but the

Ralph named All-Star head coach

New Palestine football coach Kyle Ralph has been named the head coach of the South All-Star team in the Indiana Football Coaches Association’s North-South All-Star Game. Ralph led the Dragons to a 15-0 record and the Class 4A state title this season. In two years as the Dragons’ head coach, his teams are 28-1 with

Red wins 3rd straight title

New Palestine junior Chad Red finished his junior season the same way he finished the previous two – undefeated, under the spotlight at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, state championship on the line. And for the third straight year, it ended with his arm being raised in the air by the referee. Red won his third straight

Marauders Over Dragons

On Friday night, the Mt. Vernon basketball team pulled out a 57-48 win over the New Palestine Dragons in a Hoosier Heritage Conference matchup.  The Marauders (11-8, 4-2 HHC) led by one point at halftime and at the end of three quarters but knocked down big free throws late in the game to pull away. 

WR: Diep, Red advance to final 8

Two Dragons have advanced to the final eight of the IHSAA State Finals and will place at the state meet. At 106 pounds, junior Cameron Diep defeated Ben Streeter of Fort Wayne North by a 10-8 count in overtime to clinch his spot in the final eight. He will meet Columbus East’s Graham Rooks in

Boys basketball weekend preview

Previewing the Dragons’ boys basketball games this weekend. Click here for a full multi-page preview of the weekend’s games Friday: vs. Mt. Vernon Site: NPHS gymnasium Time: JV 6 p.m., varsity 7:30 p.m. Broadcast: Dragon Radio (live), NineStar Channel 9 (delay) Promotion: Corporate sponsor night Saturday: at Whiteland Site: Glenn Ray Gymnasium, Whiteland Time: JV