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Softball wins in 5 again

The New Palestine softball team won its fourth straight five-inning game Monday, beating Roncalli 12-2 in the team’s official home opener. Senior Adie Lorsung drove in half the Dragons’ runs – she had six RBI, going 3-for-4 with a double, a homer and three runs scored. The Dragons have finished every game by the 10-run

Whitaker named new NPHS basketball coach

Longtime assistant Trent Whitaker was named the New Palestine Dragons’ varsity basketball coach Monday night by the Southern Hancock school board. Whitaker has been a part of the program for the last 16 seasons, and has been a varsity assistant for the last 10, working with head coach Adam Barton. During that time, the Dragons

Golf opens season at Yorktown

The Dragon boys golf opened its season Saturday at the Yorktown Invitational. NP shot a 380 four-player aggregate for the 18 holes to finish 10th in the 12-team event. Brady Elliott led the Dragons with an 84. Blake Barnette shot 91, Elijah Domogala 102 and Brody Harter 103. The Dragons next compete Tuesday against Greenfield-Central

Tennis wins opener

The New Palestine tennis team opened its season Friday with a 5-0 victory over New Castle. At singles, Alana Henry (6-3, 6-1), Amelia Fleetwood (6-0, 6-1) and Hannah Taggart (7-5, 6-4) all won in straight sets. At doubles, Jamie Mittman/Lauren Hardebeck (6-0, 6-1) and Katie Settergren/Emily Birch (6-0, 6-1) also had straight-set victories. The Dragon

Baseball splits with G-C

The New Palestine and Greenfield-Central baseball teams traded last at-bat rallies Saturday afternoon to split a doubleheader at G-C’s Molinder Field. Greenfield-Central scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth to rally and beat the Dragons 4-3 in the opener. NP turned the tables in the second game, scoring four seventh-inning runs for a

Softball wins HHC opener

The New Palestine softball team won the Hoosier Heritage Conference opener Friday, beating host New Castle 16-2. It was the Dragons’ third straight win in five innings. NP has outscored its foes 53-3 over the first three games of the season. A nine-run fourth inning broke it open for the Dragons, giving them a 16-1

Baseball vs. G-C PPD to Saturday

The New Palestine varsity baseball doubleheader at Greenfield-Central has been postponed to 2 p.m. Saturday. The twinbill will be played at G-C’s Molinder Field. It was originally scheduled for Friday night. The junior varsity games scheduled to be played Saturday at G-C will now be played at New Palestine starting at 10 a.m.

Softball beats Warriors 24-1

The New Palestine softball team moved to 2-0 on the season Thursday with a 24-1 victory over Warren Central. The Dragons moved to 2-0 on the year, and have outscored their two opponents 37-1, with neither game going beyond five innings. The Dragons used a seven-run second and six-run third to go up 16-0, and

Track competes on Senior Night

The NPHS boys track and field competed at home Thursday against conference foes Greenfield-Central and Shelbyville on Senior Night. The final tally was GC 94, NP 46, and S 27 The Dragons were led by double event champions Chris Poturalski (200, 4×100) and Adam Brickens (Long Jump, 4×100) and event champions Reid Dye (4×100) and

SB game moved to NPHS

Thursday’s home varsity softball game originally scheduled to be at Warren Central has been moved to New Palestine due to the wet field conditions. The game will begin at 5:30 p.m. at NPHS. This is the Dragons’ third game affected by weather this week. Tuesday’s game against Southport also saw a venue change to NPHS,