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SB: Duncan commits to Franklin

New Palestine senior softball player Brittany Duncan has committed to play college softball at Franklin College. Duncan is a multi-year starter in the Dragons’ outfield, where she has been a centerfielder for NPHS. As a junior, she hit .449 with 12 doubles, one homerun, 22 runs batted in and 44 runs scored. She was a

Boys basketball weekend preview

Preview the Dragons’ weekend boys basketball games Click here for the game notes – a multi-page view of the two games this weekend Record: 8-6, 3-1 HHC Friday: vs. Yorktown (11-4, 2-2 HHC) Tip: 6 p.m. JV, 7:30 p.m. varsity Broadcast: WXFN, Of note The game is the Dragons’ Winter Homecoming Prior to the

Gymnasts win 4-way meet

The New Palestine gymnastics team won a four-way meet Tuesday at NPE. The Dragons tallied 99.6 points to beat Roncalli (96.85), Cathedral (77.3) and Scecina (62.675). NP took the top two spots in the all-around, as Reagan Elsea totaled 34.775 and Kate Fee 33.55. Each won two events. Elsea won on bars (8.35) and balance

GBB falls to Bears

The Dragon girls basketball team had one of their strongest defensive efforts of the year Wednesday, but a fourth-quarter rally came up short in a 34-31 loss to Lawrence Central. NP trailed 27-18 going into the fourth and outscored LC 13-7 in the final period, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the deficit. Prior to

Franklin Comes Back to Defeat NP

The visiting Franklin Grizzly Cubs erased a double digit deficit in the fourth quarter to knock off the New Palestine Dragons, 71-69, on Saturday evening. Franklin (6-9) was led by junior Cameron Smith’s 34 points, including the game-winning shot with less than three seconds to play. The host Dragons (8-6) were paced by senior Ben

Dragons Fall at Roncalli

New Palestine’s boys’ basketball team traveled to Roncalli Friday night and fell to the Rebels, 73-53.  Jimmy King led the hosts with 28 points.  Roncalli improved to 9-3 with the victory. Ryan Curry led NP (8-5) with 21 points. The Dragons return to the home court Saturday night as they host the Franklin Grizzly Cubs.

Weekend boys basketball preview

The Dragons have two boys basketball games this weekend. Record: 8-4, 3-1 HHC Click here to read the game notes previewing both games Friday: at Roncalli Tip: 6 p.m. (JV)/7:30 p.m. (varsity) Site: Roncalli High School Broadcast: Saturday: vs. Franklin Tip: 6 p.m. (JV)/7:30 p.m. (varsity) Site: NPHS Of note: Prior to the Jan.

GBB: Dragons win 3rd straight

The New Palestine girls basketball team won its third straight game Thursday, beating Eastern Hancock 38-37 in a close tilt at NPHS. The Dragons built a 20-11 halftime lead, but EH opened the second half with a 16-2 run to take a 27-22 edge late in the third. Haley Stratman made a 3-pointer and a

Boys Basketball Blood Drive Next Week

New Palestine Boys Basketball is sponsoring a blood drive. The Indiana Blood Center Bloodmobile will be in the New Palestine High School parking lot to accept donations on Wednesday, January 28th from 2:30pm until 7:00pm. The entire process will take about an hour and will give you the opportunity to be part of the life-saving network in

GBB rallies to sting Hornets

The New Palestine girls basketball team posted a strong fourth-quarter rally, coming back from eight down with five minutes left to beat the Beech Grove Hornets 34-30 on the road Tuesday night. NP had a strong start, building a 14-5 lead after a quarter. Gia Nitschke scored four points, while Carly Hackler and Haley Stratman