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Friday football preview: Dragons at Delta

The Hoosier Heritage Conference title is on the line Friday as the New Palestine Dragons visit the Delta Eagles in the 2019 regular season finale. The Dragons are looking to clinch their seventh straight unbeaten regular season and seventh straight outright HHC title. NP has won 10 overall HHC titles. The Dragons have posted 10 unbeaten

Girls cross country claims sectional title

The New Palestine girls cross country team won its first sectional title in 19 years Saturday, tallying 29 places to beat Franklin Central and win the Mt. Vernon sectional. It was the fourth girls CC sectional title in school history, joining those won in 1991, 1992 and 2000. The Dragons placed four runners in the

Football posts “special” senior night victory

The New Palestine football rolled to a 68-6 senior night victory Friday over New Castle, and did so with a boost from the special teams. The Dragons blocked two punts and an extra point, and the punt return team scored twice in the game. It helped set the offense up with short fields, which they

Volleyball falls on senior night

The New Palestine volleyball team dropped a 25-17, 25-15, 25-10 decision Thursday to Mt. Vernon on the Dragons’ senior night. Prior to the match, the Dragons honored seniors Reina Amones, Lauren Dodd and Isabel Martens. The Dragons finished the regular season 16-12. They open sectional play at Lawrence Central next Thursday, Oct. 17, against North Central.

Friday football preview: Dragons vs. New Castle

The Dragons celebrate senior night Friday, where they will honor the 21 senior players, plus managers, trainers, cheerleaders and band members. Kickoff for the home regular season finale is 7:30 p.m. at Kelso Stadium against New Castle. GAME DETAILS 5A No. 1/1 New Palestine Dragons (7-0, 5-0 HHC) vs. New Castle Trojans (2-5, 1-4 HHC) Time: 7:30

Boys soccer falls in sectional semifinal

The New Palestine boys soccer team dropped a 3-1 decision to Mt. Vernon in Wednesday’s sectional semifinal match at East Central. The Dragons fell behind 1-0 in the first half, but tied it up early in the second. Jon Moore took a throw-in that was headed through by Zach Martin to Colby Sharp, who scored

Girls soccer falls in sectional

The New Palestine girls soccer team battled in a back-and-forth contest with Mt. Vernon Tuesday, but the Marauders scored midway through the second half to beat NP 2-1 in the Class 3A Mt. Vernon sectional. After MV scored the opening goal, NP’s Olivia Murphy tied the game with four minutes to go in the first half. The

Volleyball sweeps HHC rival Shelbyville

The New Palestine volleyball team swept Shelbyville in three close sets Tuesday, with the Dragons winning 31-29, 25-23, 25-20 at Garrett Gymnasium. Kaelyn Armstrong had a big night for the Dragons, posting a double-double with 21 digs and 11 kills. Grace Myers added 27 digs. Reagan Kleiman had eight key kills and three blocks. Jesi

Boys soccer wins sectional opener

The New Palestine boys soccer team won its sectional opener Monday, beating Richmond 1-0. The teams battled back and forth seeking the first goal for a half. In the second half, Jon Moore buried a shot in the 50th minute to give the Dragons the lead. NP’s defense and goalkeeping made it stand up. The