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Football ranked No. 3 in both polls

The New Palestine football team is ranked No. 3 in both the AP and IFCA polls released Tuesday. The Dragons finished the 2013 season with a 13-1 record. In each poll, they are behind Chatard and Columbus East. Chatard is No. 1 in the IFCA poll, Columbus East No. 1 in the AP poll. The

Golfers compete against Noblesville

The New Palestine golf team competed against Noblesville Tuesday in a dual match at Hawk’s Tail, with the Dragons falling 165-184. Mackenzi Black shot 44 to lead the Dragons. Cassie Rooks shot 45, Abby Poole 47 and Peyton Hill 48. The Dragons (3-2) next play Wednesday against Beech Grove.

Tennis wins razor-thin match

The New Palestine tennis team opened the year with a razor-thin victory, beating Whiteland 3-2 Tuesday afternoon. Coach Chris Hardin called it a “knock-down, drag-out” match as four of the five matches went to three sets, and two Dragon wins came about as close as it can come. The match came down to the Dragons’

CC teams open year with invitational

The New Palestine cross country teams opened the season by running in the New Palestine Invitational. Both Dragon teams ran as a pack in their first meet, in preparation for Saturday morning’s Harvey Invitational at Brebeuf. The Dragon girls were fifth of five teams. They were led by Mattie Waggoner (23rd), Bailey Wallace (24th), Marissa

Varsity boys soccer vs. Guerin rescheduled Again!

After two lightning delays, the coaches and game officials decided to reschedule the boys soccer game between the Dragons and Guerin Catholic will now be played at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 4th. The varsity-only game will begin at 7 p.m.  Ticket stubs from the original game will be honored. The coaches agreed to play

Golfers beat Whiteland, Knightstown

The Dragon girls golf team won a three-way meet Monday with Whiteland and Knightstown. The Dragons shot 168, Whiteland 186 and Knightstown 256 on the Whiteland home course. NP senior Abby Poole was medalist with a 39. Junior Cassie Rooks shot 41. Senior Sarah Rose and freshman Mackenzi Black each shot 44s. “It was a

Girls soccer drops opener

The girls soccer team dropped its opener to Perry Meridian by a 4-2 score Monday night. Madison Carpenter scored early in the first half, and Amy Hilton scored on a two-player passing attack with Madison Parish from the halfway line into the box to tie the game at 2-2. Perry scored the go-ahead goal late

Volleyball aces season opener

The New Palestine volleyball team won its season opener, rallying to beat Connersville 19-25, 25-9, 25-15, 25-20 Monday at NPHS. Allison Dennemann led the Dragons with 17 kills, five blocks and three aces. Kara Morris added 33 assists and four aces. “We started off jittery, but once we got our nerves calmed, the girls came

Little Lady Dragons Basketball League

Little Lady Dragons Basketball League The New Palestine basketball coaching staff would like to invite 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade girls to join the Little Lady Dragons Basketball League.  Players will be asked to attend a clinic session on September 3rd and the first practice will be the next night.  The cost of the

Girls soccer competes in scrimmage

The Dragon girls soccer team opened the year by competing in a scrimmage Saturday against Heritage Christian. NP was outscored 3-0 in three 25-minute sessions, with the three goals all coming in the middle session played by the New Palestine JV game against mixture of Heritage varsity players and subs. In the two varsity sessions,