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Boys soccer falls to Center Grove

The New Palestine boys soccer team dropped a 5-1 decision to Center Grove Tuesday night. Ryan Miller scored the Dragons’ goal in the second half, assisted by James Pridgen. The game was 1-0 at halftime before CG pulled ahead. Coach Bobby Holden cited the play of Miller, Pridgen and Isaiah Haynes during the game. “We

Tennis downs Mt. Vernon

The New Palestine boys tennis team posted a 5-0 sweep of Mt. Vernon Tuesday to clinch second place in the Hoosier Heritage Conference. The Dragons are now 14-1 overall and have won 12 straight matches. They finish the HHC season with a 6-1 mark and finish as runners-up to Delta. Winners were Brent Barrett (6-0,

VB beats Mooresville

The New Palestine volleyball team posted a 25-7, 27-29, 25-13, 25-18 victory over Mooresville on Monday. Allison Dennemann had 23 kills and 11 digs. Kara Morris added eight digs, five kills and 36 assists. Katlyn Keele had nine kills and 14 digs. The Dragons (7-6) were set to play Morristown on Tuesday.

Villiger’s hat trick powers girls soccer

Katie Villiger scored a natural hat trick in the first half, powering the New Palestine girls soccer team to a 6-0 shutout of Franklin on Monday. Villiger scored all three opening-half goals to give the Dragons a 3-0 lead at the break, as she outmuscled Grizzly Cubs in the penalty area for the first two.

Dragon tennis sweeps Warriors

The New Palestine tennis team posted another 5-0 sweep of Warren Central Monday afternoon, improving to 13-1 on the season with their 11th straight victory. At singles, Brent Barrett (6-0, 6-0), Jake Purcell (6-0, 6-1) and Coltin Espich (6-3, 6-2) were winners. At doubles, Ben Farley/David Thompson won 6-1, 7-6(7) and Josh McKinney/Evan Rejer won

VB goes 2-2 at Warren Central

The New Palestine volleyball team finished third at the nine-team Warren Central Invitational, going 2-2 in a field featuring several top teams. In pool play, the Dragons beat Tech in two sets and Warren Central in three to advance to the championship pool. There, the Dragons fell to Hamilton Southeastern and New Castle. The Dragons

CC has strong showing at FlashRock

The New Palestine boys cross country team placed 3rd our of 23 teams in the invitational division of Saturday’s FlashRock Invite. By placing in the top five, they earned a spot in the championship race next year. The Dragons were led by Invitional runner-up Samuel Voelz, 13th Place Riley Wilson, 18th place Chase Crowder, 55th

Competition cheer first at Greenfield-Central Classic

The Dragon competition cheer squad claimed first place in the Cougar Classic at Greenfield-Central on Saturday. Coach Katie Poole praised her squad’s efforts. “The girls did an awesome job today with a sharp routine.” This was the first judged competition of the season for the cheer squad as it works to sharpen its routine for

Girls golf claims first sectional title

Led by senior Abby Poole’s one over par 73, the New Palestine Dragon golfers won the school’s first IHSAA team sectional title in girls golf hosted at Old Oakland Golf Club. Poole birdied both back nine par 3’s, after an even par front nine to claim her third straight individual sectional title.  Freshman Mackenzi Black

Football runs to 56-7 win

The New Palestine football team used explosiveness again to beat Pendleton Heights 56-7 Friday night. The Dragons finished with 294 yards on the ground and finished with 494 total yards in the victory. James Young led the way with 153 yards and four TDs, grinding out the first two drives before capping with a 1-yard