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GBB: Dragons win 3rd straight

The New Palestine girls basketball team won its third straight game Thursday, beating Eastern Hancock 38-37 in a close tilt at NPHS. The Dragons built a 20-11 halftime lead, but EH opened the second half with a 16-2 run to take a 27-22 edge late in the third. Haley Stratman made a 3-pointer and a

Boys Basketball Blood Drive Next Week

New Palestine Boys Basketball is sponsoring a blood drive. The Indiana Blood Center Bloodmobile will be in the New Palestine High School parking lot to accept donations on Wednesday, January 28th from 2:30pm until 7:00pm. The entire process will take about an hour and will give you the opportunity to be part of the life-saving network in

GBB rallies to sting Hornets

The New Palestine girls basketball team posted a strong fourth-quarter rally, coming back from eight down with five minutes left to beat the Beech Grove Hornets 34-30 on the road Tuesday night. NP had a strong start, building a 14-5 lead after a quarter. Gia Nitschke scored four points, while Carly Hackler and Haley Stratman

Dragons Fall in a Shootout

On Saturday night the Tri-West Bruins traveled to New Palestine for the first-ever meeting between the two teams.  A huge crowd showed up at the Dragon Den to see two of the top scoring teams in the state and they were treated to an exciting fast-paced game that the Bruins ended up winning, 92-80. The

Swimmers compete in HHC meet

The New Palestine swim teams hosted the HHC swimming meet Saturday afternoon. The Dragon boys team placed sixth with 181 points, while the girls were seventh with 180 points. In the girls meet, the Dragons were led by two fifth-place finishers — Shannon Jones in diving (319.40) and Erin Trimpe in the 100 breaststroke (1:16.85).

WR: Five Dragons win individual HHC titles

Five New Palestine wrestlers won individual HHC titles and 12 placed in Saturday’s Hoosier Heritage Conference meet. The Dragons tallied 211 points, second to Yorktown (264.5). Delta (185), Greenfield-Central (174), Pendleton Heights (166), New Castle (147), Mt. Vernon (40) and Shelbyville (28) rounded out the team scores. NP swept the first four weight classes. At

GBB: Dragons beat Warriors

The New Palestine Dragons led from wire-to-wire, shooting 50 percent from the floor and getting a strong defensive effort in a 48-40 girls basketball victory over Whiteland Saturday afternoon at NPHS. The Dragons scored the game’s first seven points and held the visitors scoreless for the game’s first 7:32, and allowed just three points in

Dragons Fall to the Arabians

The New Palestine boys basketball team traveled to Pendleton Heights Friday night for a matchup of the top two teams in the Hoosier Heritage Conference standings. The Arabians, behind Sean McDermott’s 22 points, defeated the Dragons, 68-54.  The final score was the largest lead of the game as PH hit many free throws late to

GBB: Dragons fall to Tigers

The New Palestine girls basketball team dropped a 54-44 decision to Triton Central on Thursday. Haley Stratman had nine points for the Dragons. NP is now 7-8 on the season. The Dragons host Whiteland on Saturday with a noon JV tipoff.

Weekend hoops preview: Jan. 16-17

The Dragon boys basketball team has two games this weekend Click here for a full preview Friday: at Pendleton Heights Site: Pendleton Heights HS Tip: 6 p.m. JV/7:30 p.m varsity Broadcast: Dragon Radio Saturday: vs. Tri-West Site: NPHS Tip: 6 p.m. JV/7:30 p.m. varsity Broadcast: Dragon Radio Also, the Dragon girls basketball team is in