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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

Soccer ties FC

The Dragon boys soccer team played a 0-0 scoreless tie with Franklin Central on Thursday. Goalkeeper Kyle Rodebeck had the season’s second shutout, and the back line was strong, playing without a sub. Coach Bobby Holden noted the play of Kelson Pike, Brandt Basaran and Alex Warfield in the tie. “It was a hard-fought match

Volleyball aces Warriors

The New Palestine volleyball team had 15 aces in a three-set victory over Whiteland. The Dragons won 25-13, 25-10, 25-14 to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Dragons have won nine of the 10 sets they have played. Sophomore setter Kara Morris had 21 assists, seven digs and three aces. Senior Rachael Wernimont had

Tennis sweeps Shenandoah

The Dragon boys tennis team swept Shenandoah, winning 5-0 Thursday afternoon. All five victories were in straight sets. Brent Barrett and Jake Purcell each won their matches 6-0, 6-0. Coltin Espich won 6-0, 6-3. At doubles. Ben Farley/David Thompson won 6-1, 6-1. Evan Rejer/Josh McKinney won 6-0, 6-2. “We had a pretty solid outing. The

Friday football game notes

Friday football game notes: 2014-08-29-FBvsRichmond Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Lyboult Field, Richmond HS, Richmond, IN Broadcast: Dragon Radio