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Dragon tennis sweeps FC

The New Palestine tennis team posted an impressive 5-0 victory over Franklin Central Wednesday afternoon. NP won 10 of a possible 11 sets in the win. At singles, Brent Barrett won 6-2, 6-2, while Jake Purcell won 6-3, 6-1, and Coltin Espich won 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. At doubles, David Thompson/Ben Farley won 6-2, 6-1 and

Golfers win county title

New Palestine’s golf team delivered the school its first trophy of the fall season, winning the Hancock County golf championship Tuesday afternoon. The Dragons shot a nine-hole school-record 155 to win the title by 17 strokes over Mt. Vernon. It’s the first county championship for the NP girls since 2004. NP shot 155, MV 172,

VB competes against Eagles

The New Palestine volleyball team dropped a hard-fought four-set match to Zionsville 16-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-22 Tuesday night at NPHS. Freshman Allison Dennemann had a big night with 24 kills, 15 digs, six blocks and three aces. Senior Brianna Kilgore had 23 digs. “This game was a hard fought battle,” NP coach Kelli Whitaker said.

Boys soccer falls in PKs

The New Palestine boys soccer team dropped a tough 4-3 decision to Mt. Vernon Tuesday night in a penalty kick shootout. The Marauders won the shootout 4-2 in four rounds to clinch the game, which was knotted after 94 minutes of regulation and overtime. NP scored three goals in just over nine minutes of the

Tennis stings Jackets

The New Palestine tennis team had a nearly-perfect match against Morristown, winning 5-0. Four of the five spots — singles players Brent Barrett, Jake Purcell and Coltin Espich and the doubles team of Evan Rejer/Josh McKinney — won 6-0, 6-0. The No. 1 doubles team of Ben Farley/David Thompson won 6-0, 6-1. The Dragons (5-1)

Boys soccer wins 2-1

Matt Ernster had a goal and an assist to lead the New Palestine boys soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Lawrence Central on Saturday. Ernster assisted on Ryan Miller’s first-half goal, then put the Dragons up 2-0 in the second half with a goal on a feed from Jackson Cochran. “A hard fought game

CC teams place 4th at Noblesville

The New Palestine boys cross country team placed 4th out of 6 teams in the A Divison at the Black and Gold Hokum Karem Relays at Noblesville. The Dragons were led by medalist 4th place team tandem of Samuel Voelz/Riley Wilson and 12th place Drew Legan/Chase Crowder. The New Palestine girls placed 4th out of 5

VB goes 1-2 in invitational

The New Palestine volleyball team went 1-2 at the Lawrence Central Invitational. The Dragons dropped their first two matches 25-19, 25-20 to Heritage Christian, and 18-25, 25-21, 15-11 to Lawrence Central. NP rallied to beat Culver Academy 14-25, 25-14, 15-12. Olivia Riedling had 15 assists in the Culver match. The Dragons are now 4-2 on

Girls soccer falls to WC

The NPHS girls soccer team dropped a 7-1 decision to Warren Central Saturday morning. The Dragons took an early lead when Katie Villiger scored on Molly Carpenter’s assist, but the Warriors responded with six goals in the opening half. “There’s not much to say about this game other than we got beat because we simply

Football rips Richmond 42-6

The New Palestine Dragons’ special teams set the table in each half en route to a 42-6 victory over the Richmond Red Devils, giving the No. 3 Senior Chaz Hill broke a fake punt 39 yards for a touchdown on the opening drive of the game, setting the stage for 28 points in the game’s