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Booster Club Awards Three Dragon Fans Coveted Award

In addition to the Homecoming festivities on January 30th, the New Palestine Athletic Booster Club presented three individuals with the Fan Appreciation Award for 2014/2015. Jenny Ritchey received one of the awards for her outstanding dedication to the boys basketball program. She has served as a volunteer for New Palestine athletics for 47 years. For

Falcons Win Tough Battle over Dragons

On Saturday night the New Palestine boys’ basketball team traveled to Perry Meridian.  The host Falcons (10-6) came out on top of the hard-fought contest, 73-65. Senior Dylan Windler, a Belmont University recruit, led all scorers with 34 points, including four three-point shots and 10-10 at the free throw line. The Dragons (8-8) were led

Yorktown Defeats the Dragons

On Friday night, the Yorktown Tigers traveled south to New Palestine for a Hoosier Heritage Conference match-up.  The Tigers came out on fire to start both halves and never trailed in the second half, pulling away to a 60-39 victory. Riley Miller led Yorktown (12-4, 3-2 HHC) with 22 points. The Dragons (8-7, 3-2 HHC)

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.