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Golfers sting Hornets

The New Palestine golf team posted a 175-236 victory over Beech Grove Wednesday afternoon at the Dragons’ home course, Hawk’s Tail in Greenfield. Senior Cassie Rooks was the match medalist with a 41. Mackenzi Black shot 42, Carly Jones 43 and Payton Hill 49. “Cassie was red hot on the greens needing only 13 putts

Tennis opens with win

The New Palestine tennis team opened its season Tuesday with a 3-2 home victory over Whiteland. The Dragons rallied from a 2-0 deficit to get the victory with a pair of three-set victories. At No. 3 singles, Nick Ochs sealed the match with a hard-fought 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 victory over Blake Surface. No. 1 doubles pair Josh

CC teams open season

The New Palestine cross country teams opened the season Tuesday with the annual New Palestine Five-Way held at the NPHS course. Both teams were the runners-up in their respective meets. The Dragon boys finished second with 50 points, behind Westfield, which had a perfect score of 15. Rushville (98), Shelbyville (108) and Knightstown (128) filled

Boys soccer beats defending champs

The New Palestine boys soccer team opened the year with a big victory, knocking off defending Class A state champion Guerin Catholic 1-0 Tuesday night at NPHS. The Golden Eagles came into the game ranked No. 10 in Class 2A, but the Dragons got the upper hand in the first half when James Pridgen scored

Football begins 5A at No. 1

The New Palestine Dragons have yet to play in a game as a member of Class 5A, but they will begin their new season in their new class at No. 1. The Dragons stood atop the Associated Press 5A poll and the Indiana Football Coaches Association 5A poll, both released Tuesday. New Palestine went 15-0 in 2014,

Golf wins 3-way match

The Dragon girls golf team improved to 4-1 in dual/triple meets with a Monday victory over Whiteland and Knightstown at Royal Hylands. The Dragons shot 162, with Whiteland shooting 181 and Knightstown 233. Carly Jones was the medalist with a 38. Mackenzi Black shot 39, Cassie Rooks 42 and Cassidy Harp 43. “The Dragons played great

Girls soccer beats Falcons

The New Palestine girls soccer team posted a big victory to open the season with a win Monday, beating Perry Meridian 1-0 in a rematch of last year’s regional contest. Olivia McKilligin scored the Dragons’ tally. Lauren Heitman lobbed a cross from the right wing, which McKilligin redirected into the net. Senior goalkeeper Gabbi Pierson had the

Volleyball opens with win

The New Palestine volleyball team opened its season with a three-set victory at Connersville. The Dragons won 25-15, 25-11, 25-16. Sophomore Allison Dennemann had a double-double with 14 kills and 12 digs, as well as four aces, to lead the Dragons. Sophomore Mia Long added 10 kills and three blocks. “We had a nervous start

Girls and boys soccer kick off season

The girls and boys soccer teams had quality performances in their season opening scrimmage at Heritage Christian on Saturday evening. The girls fell in the scrimmage format 2-1, but after a slow start worked out some jitters and performed at a very high level in the second session.   The Dragon soccer team opens regular season

Dragon golfers claim invitational

The Lady Dragon golf team claimed its third straight New Palestine Invitational on Saturday besting an 8 team field at Hawk’s Tail Golf course in Greenfield. The Dragons shot a season best 356 lapping the the field by 26 strokes.   Brownsburg finished in second place with a 382.   Mackenzi Black was medalist with solid 81.