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Ritzi’s 2 goals power BSOC win

Midfielder C.J. Ritzi scored two goals to power the New Palestine boys soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Warren Central Saturday morning. Ritzi gave the Dragons a 1-0 lead on an assist from senior midfielder Bo Owens in the first half. After Warren Central tied the game early in the second, Ritzi buried the

Girls soccer beats Olympians 3-2

The New Palestine girls soccer team beat Columbus East 3-2 on Saturday, with three second-half goals to build a two-goal advantage. Katie Villiger had a goal and an assist three minutes apart in the opening minutes of the second half to give the Dragons a 2-1 lead. She helped tie the game by dribbling through

Tennis continues win streak

The New Palestine boys tennis team continued its streak of 5-0 victories, beating University and Silver Creek in a triple-dual match on Saturday. The Dragons have now won seven straight matches, all by 5-0 scores, and are 9-1 on the season. The Dragons opened the day with a 5-0 win over previously-unbeaten University. At singles,

CC teams compete at Marion

The New Palestine CC teams competed Saturday at the Marion Invitational at Indiana Wesleyan University. The girls placed 15thof 20 teams. They were led by 50th place Marissa Crosby (20:40), 64th place Sarah Schwartz (21:11), 87th place Bailey Wallace (21:57), 93rd place Mattie Waggoner (22:08) and 119th place Natalie Lindsey (23:01). The Dragon boys placed

Football beats storms, Tigers

The 4A No. 3 New Palestine Dragons beat 3A No. 5 Yorktown 48-13, building an early 21-point lead with touchdowns on Alex Neligh’s first three passes, and then using a strong defensive effort to pull away to the victory. Afterwards, the skies provided them – the game was delayed for 30 minutes in the third

Friday football preview: Yorktown

Preview Friday’s football game vs. Yorktown 3A #5 Yorktown at 4A #3 New Palestine Date: Friday, September 5, 2014 Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Site: Kelso Stadium, New Palestine Click here to read the game notes Click here to listen to the Dragon Radio broadcast (pregame show begins at 6:30 p.m.)

VB falls in 5

The New Palestine volleyball team dropped a tough, close five-set match at Greenfield-Central on Thursday, falling 25-21, 22-25, 25-27, 25-15, 15-13. Freshman Allison Dennemann had a double-double with 23 kills and 11 digs. Senior libero Brianna Kilgore had 17 digs. Kara Morris set 36 assists. The Dragons are now 4-4 and 0-1 in HHC play.

Tennis sweeps HHC match

The New Palestine boys tennis team swept Shelbyville 5-0 to win a Hoosier Heritage Conference match. The Dragons have now won five straight matches — all by 5-0 scores. They are now 7-1 on the season and 3-1 in the HHC. At singles, Brent Barrett won 6-0, 6-0; Jake Purcell won 6-0, 6-1; and Coltin

Soccer falls to Guerin

The New Palestine boys soccer team dropped a tough 1-0 decision to the defending Class A state champion Guerin Catholic Eagles Thursday night. Guerin scored the game-winner in the second half, giving NP its first regulation loss of the year. Coach Bobby Holden cited the strong play of Bo Owens, Caleb Kramer and Alex Warfield.

Villiger’s hat trick powers soccer shutout

Junior Katie Villiger scored a hat trick to lead the New Palestine girls soccer team to a 4-0 shutout of Yorktown Wednesday at NPHS. Villiger scored two first-half goals and added a third to make it a 4-0 game. Madison Carpenter also had a goal and an assist, while Molly Carpenter had two assists. Gabbi