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Dragon basketball sectional preview: vs. Greenfield-Central

For the 102nd time in Dragon basketball history, it’s sectional week. New Palestine opens sectional play at Richmond’s Tiernan Center against longtime rival Greenfield-Central. The Dragons come into the tournament with a 14-8 record, the first time in six years the Dragons have posted back-to-back winning seasons. G-C is 4-19. Tipoff is 6 p.m. The

Gymnasts advance to regional with second-place finish

The New Palestine gymnastics team clinched a spot in next week’s regional by finishing second in Saturday’s Connersville sectional. The Dragons scored a season-best 102.05 points, finishing second to Richmond, which tallied 103.75. New Castle finished third with 98.65. The top three from the 12-team sectional move on to Friday’s regional at Columbus East. Dragon junior

Stacey finishes 11th in state

New Palestine junior Colin Stacey finished 11th in the diving competition in Saturday’s IHSAA State Finals at the Indiana University Natatorium. Stacey posted a score of 418.60 on 11 dives. Oak Hill’s Caiden Lake (525.85) won the state title. Stacey was in 15th after the preliminaries with a score of 286.80 and improved his position four places in

Boys basketball gets defensive on senior night

The New Palestine boys basketball team posted its best defensive game in more than two years Friday, sending off its senior class with a 47-34 victory over Greenwood. The game featured the fewest points allowed for a Dragon team since allowing 32 in a victory over Yorktown Jan. 27, 2017. Matthew True gave the Dragons an

Dragon basketball weekend preview: vs. Greenwood

The New Palestine basketball team is home Friday night to close the regular season against the Greenwood Woodmen. It will be Senior Night as we honor the Class of 2019. Tonight’s game, and all NPHS tournament games, will be broadcast on New Pal Radio. Friday: Greenwood (9-12) at Dragons (13-8) Site: New Palestine HS Promotion: Senior

Stacey headed to State Finals

New Palestine diver Colin Stacey is headed to the IHSAA boys swimming and diving State Finals after placing second at Tuesday’s diving regional at Plainfield. Stacey finished with an 11-dive score of 446.25. He was runner-up to Cascade’s Brendan Trent, who scored 466.00. The top eight divers from the regional qualify for the State Finals.

Gymnasts beat Golden Bears

The New Palestine gymnastics team swept all four events and the top three spots in the all-around Tuesday in a 97.925-84.05 victory over Shelbyville. Grace Shanahan (34.45), Kennedy Garrett (33.4) and Emma Poag (30.075) swept the top three spots in the all-around in Tuesday’s meet. Shanahan won the bars and balance beam, while Garrett won

All Teams Schedule: Week of Feb 18 – Feb 24

Feb 19 Girls Varsity Gymnastics at Shelbyville High School, Waldron High School Shelbyville High School 6:00 pm | Waldron Jr-Sr High School Feb 19 Boys Varsity Swimming at BOYS REGIONAL DIVING 6:00 pm   Feb 19 Coed Varsity Swimming at BOYS REGIONAL DIVING 6:00 pm   Feb 19 Girls Varsity Swimming at BOYS REGIONAL DIVING

Boys basketball falls at buzzer

The New Palestine boys basketball team only trailed for one second after halftime Saturday night at Whiteland. Unfortunately for the Dragons, it was the final second. Isaiah Davis hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the host Warriors a 63-62 victory over the Dragons to cap a wild, controversial final-minute comeback. NP led 59-51 going into the