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Gizzi sets boys basketball scoring mark

Senior Maximus Gizzi broke New Palestine’s 41-year-old career scoring record Saturday, as he tallied 25 points for the Dragons in a 75-61 loss at Southport. Gizzi’s 25th point Saturday was the 1,286th of his NPHS career, breaking a mark held by Tom Giles since 1979. Gizzi also had three steals, tying Ryan Curry’s record of 102

Wrestlers win three individual titles at NP Invitational

The New Palestine wrestling team won three individual championships at Saturday’s New Palestine Invitational wrestling meet, powering the Dragons to a second-place finish in the eight-team event. At 113, Peyton Covington (6-3) won his title match by fall in 1:46. At 120, Christian White improved to 22-1. He won his semifinal match in 52 seconds

Boys basketball defends home court against No. 5 Delta

The New Palestine boys basketball team used its strength inside early and strong free throw shooting late to defeat 3A No. 5 Delta 73-65 Friday at NPHS. It was the Dragons’ first home game in 27 days after eight straight away from home, and their homecoming was an impressive one. Maximus Gizzi scored 13 of

Weekend hoops preview: Dragons vs. Delta/at Southport

After eight consecutive games away from home, the New Palestine boys basketball team returns home Friday to face the Delta Eagles in a Hoosier Heritage Conference contest. The Dragons then travel to Southport for the first time ever in the regular season for a Saturday tilt. The Dragons come in after a hard-fought 74-73 overtime defeat

Swimmers compete at G-C

The New Palestine swim teams dropped a dual meet Thursday at Greenfield-Central. The Dragon girls fell 150-35, while the boys fell 128-58. The Dragon boys posted two victories. Jackson Schwartz won the 100 freestyle, while Colin Stacey won the diving competition for the Dragon boys. Finishing second for the Dragon boys were Schwartz in the

Wrestlers fall to FC

The New Palestine wrestling team dropped a 62-12 decision Thursday at Franklin Central. The Dragons got wins from Christian White and Max Jones, both by fall. The Dragons are back in action Saturday at home for the New Palestine Invitational.

Girls basketball drops hard-fought game to No. 4 Fishers

The New Palestine girls basketball team led at several points, but eventually dropped a hard-fought 56-50 decision at Class 4A No. 4 Fishers. The Dragons led 13-10 after a quarter, trailed 30-28 at half, but then re-took the lead 40-38 going into the final period, but Fishers went on a run early in the fourth quarter

Boys basketball falls in OT

The New Palestine boys basketball team dropped a 74-73 decision in overtime Saturday night at 2A No. 3 Shenandoah. The Dragons’ Maximus Gizzi stole a pass on Shenandoah’s final possession of regulation to send the game to OT tied 65-65, but the host Raiders hit 7-of-10 from the line in the extra session. Dawson Eastes gave NP a

Girls basketball rallies to beat Yorktown

The New Palestine girls basketball team rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to beat Yorktown 50-42. The Dragons outscored the host Tigers 17-6 in the final quarter to seize the victory. Trailing 36-33 going into the final eight minutes, Michaela Jones opened the fourth quarter with a 3-pointer to tie the game. The Dragons then seized the

Wrestlers dominate LC

The New Palestine wrestling team opened 2020 by posting a 54-23 dual-meet victory Thursday over Lawrence Central. The Dragons had two big individual decisions. At 120, Christian White defeated No. 7 Christian Jefferson 5-4. At 152, Zack Hoyt decisioned eighth-ranked Tyler Jones 10-9. Darin Johnson won by fall at 138. Max Jones also won by fall at