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Tennis falls in sectional final; Cherry/King advance

The New Palestine tennis team won its sectional semifinal match Friday, beating Eastern Hancock 4-1, with Megan Long, Eliza Adams, Claire Cherry/Josee King and Ashley Truman/Sheridan Schrowe all winning their matches. The Dragons then fell 4-1 to Mt. Vernon in the title match. Cherry/King won their match and will advance in the individual tournament.

Golf wins on senior night

The New Palestine golf team won Wednesday on Senior Night against Rushville, beating the Lions 164-213 at The Links. Quinn Dobbins was the match medalist with a 38. Peyton Miller shot 41, Matt Kelley 42 and Chris Guhl 43. The Dragons next compete Tuesday at Greenwood.  

Tennis wins sectional opener

The New Palestine tennis team won its sectional opener Wednesday, beating HHC rival Pendleton Heights 4-1. The Dragons won four matches in straight sets. Megan Long won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, while Eliza Adams won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 3. Claire Cherry/Josee King and Ashley Truman/Sheridan Schrowe both won 6-0, 6-2 at doubles.

Athletic physical night set for Wednesday

New Palestine High School athletics will host its annual physical night from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 in the NPHS auxiliary gymnasium. The physicals will be valid for the 2019-20 school year. Cost is $20. All athletes must have a physical form on file with the respective school athletic office, dated after April 1, 2019,

Girls track second in sectional

The New Palestine girls track team had three individual sectional championships and advanced eight to the regional from Tuesday’s Shelbyville sectional. The Dragons tallied 108.5 points to finish runner-up to Warren Central, which had 165. NP was ahead of third-place Franklin Central (83) and fourth-place Greenfield-Central (65) in the 11-team sectional. The Dragons had three

Softball stages rally to walk it off on Senior Night

With its back to the wall on Senior Night, the New Palestine softball team staged an incredible rally Tuesday. Jaylin Calvert’s three-run walk-off homer gave the Dragons a 6-5 victory, capping a six-run seventh inning. The Dragons entered the bottom of the seventh trailing 5-0, but Emily O’Connor lit the spark on the comeback with a

Baseball falls at Bloomington North

The New Palestine baseball team surrendered seven first-inning runs and eventually fell 14-3 to Bloomington North Tuesday in Bloomington. It was the Cougars’ second win over the Dragons in a seven-day span. Bloomington North has won 18 straight games. Bloomington North sent 11 batters to the plate in the first, starting with a leadoff homer

NPHS 2019 summer sports camp info

New Palestine High School’s athletic programs will again be offering summer sports camps in 2019. To register for any of the following camps, please click the form. Girls basketball June 10-13 at Sugar Creek Elementary gymnasium Grades 1-3: 9-10:15 a.m. Grades 4-7: 10:30 a.m.-noon Boys basketball June 17-20 at New Palestine Junior High gymnasium Grades

Tennis falls to Fishers

The New Palestine girls tennis team fell in Monday’s Senior Day match 5-0 to visiting Fishers. At No. 1 singles, Megan Long fell 6-1, 6-2 to the state’s No. 6 player. Josee King fell 6-2, 6-1 and Claire Cherry 6-1, 6-3. At doubles, Sheridan Schrowe/Ashley Truman dropped a 6-4, 6-1 decision, while Caylie Almond/Eliza Adams

NPHS names Clark girls soccer coach

New Palestine High School has named Erin Clark its varsity girls soccer coach. Clark’s hiring was made official at Monday’s school board meeting. She comes to NPHS after six years coaching at Greenfield-Central, where she led the Cougars to a 53-39-4 record and a sectional championship in 2016. Over the last three seasons, G-C was 36-11-2