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Tennis blanks Cougars

The Dragon boys tennis team swept Greenfield-Central 5-0 Wednesday afternoon, improving to 2-1 in HHC play and 3-1 overall. At singles, Brent Barrett and Jake Purcell both won 6-1, 6-0, and Coltin Espich won 6-2, 6-1. The No. 1 doubles team of Ben Farley and David Thompson won 6-4, 6-0. Evan Rejer and Josh McKinney

Boys soccer rains on Warriors

After four washouts, the NPHS boys soccer team finally took to the field Wednesday night, and poured things on in a 4-0 victory over the Whiteland Warriors. The Dragons got two goals in each half, with Ryan Miller scoring twice. Jackson Cochran led off the scoring with an unassisted first-half goal, and then Miller made

Boys soccer at Yorktown Sept. 29

The New Palestine at Yorktown boys soccer game that was originally scheduled for last Thursday will be made up Monday, Sept. 29. The JV match will begin at 5:30 p.m., with varsity at 7 p.m.

Golf wins shortened meet

The New Palestine golf team won a rain-shortened match at Smock, tallying 119 strokes to beat Greenfield-Central (132) and Franklin Central (139). Abby Poole was the low medalist. “It would have been nice to see how all the girls would have scored on a challenging course,” NP coach Gregg Greene said. “Smock is a target

Tennis falls to Delta

The Dragon boys tennis team dropped a 4-1 decision to Delta Monday afternoon. Brent Barrett had the Dragons’ victory, 7-5, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. The other four positions fell in straight sets to the Eagles. Jake Purcell had the strongest match at No. 2 singles, falling 6-4, 6-2. “We played fairly solid overall. They’re

Girls soccer blanks Bulldogs

The Dragon girls soccer team beat Batesville 1-0 Monday evening. Amy Hilton scored the lone goal late in the first half, taking a through ball from Meaghan Matus, outdribbling the defense and then firing a shot into the top left corner from just outside the penalty area. Gabbi Pierson made it stand up with a

Freshmen football defeats Lawrenceburg 20-14

Amid approaching weather, the freshmen football team scored early in the fourth quarter on a 5 yard TD run by Nick Rusche to put the Dragons ahead for good, and the defensive unit held tough on the final drive to gain the victory in a hard fought opening game. The Dragons scored first to take

Boys soccer at WC postponed

The Dragons boys soccer game at Warren Central scheduled for Saturday night has been postponed due to inclement weather. A makeup date has not been announced. The Dragons’ first three scheduled games have all been called due to weather-related reasons. They’ll next play Tuesday, opening the season at home against Whiteland with a 5:30 p.m.

Voelz, Crosby lead CC teams

The New Palestine cross country teams competed Saturday at the Harvey Invitational at Brebeuf, and had two medalists — fifth-place Samuel Voelz in the boys race and ninth-place Marissa Crosby in the girls race. Voelz ran 16:57 to lead the Dragon boys. He was 41 seconds back of winner Zack Snider of Brebeuf. Crosby finished

Girls soccer wins invitational

The Dragon girls soccer team won the New Palestine Invitational on Saturday afternoon. New Palestine claimed the championship with a 3-0 victory over Franklin Central. Meaghan Matus had two goals for the Dragons, including a second-half penalty kick. She also scored on a feed from Amy Hilton earlier in the game to put the Dragons