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NPHS announces basketball schedule changes

Due to New Palestine’s extended participation in the IHSAA football tournament, the school has made multiple schedule changes. The IHSAA football semistate game between the Dragons and Michigan City will be played at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Kelso Stadium. The girls basketball game at Lawrence North scheduled for that day has been moved up

All Teams Schedule: Week of Nov 12 – Nov 18

Nov 13 Coed Varsity Swimming at Lawrence Central/Shelbyville (Girls) 5:30 pm | Shelbyville High School (Pool) Nov 13 Girls Varsity Swimming at Lawrence Central/Shelbyville (Girls) 5:30 pm | Shelbyville High School (Pool) Nov 13 Boys Varsity Swimming at Lawrence Central/Shelbyville (Girls) 5:30 pm | Shelbyville High School (Pool) Nov 13 Girls Varsity Basketball at Franklin

Girls basketball beats Southport

The New Palestine girls basketball team used a strong start to take a lead Saturday, then pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Southport 62-40. NP built a 14-7 lead after a quarter and maintained it, before outscoring the Cardinals 18-6 in the final period to pull away to the victory. The Dragons led 30-24

Football seizes regional championship

The New Palestine football team is headed back to the semistate after a 31-7 victory over Harrison in Friday’s regional championship game. The Dragons used a punishing ground game to pull away from a close contest, as Harrison used a ball-control offense to chew up yardage and clock. The top-ranked Dragons (12-0) will host No. 3 Michigan City (10-2) in

Regional football preview: Dragons at Harrison

The Dragons travel to Harrison (West Lafayette) for the Class 5A regional this Friday. Game details Class 5A regional championship No. 1/1 New Palestine Dragons (11-0, 7-0 Hoosier Heritage) at Harrison Raiders (6-5, 4-3 North Central) Date: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 Site: Harrison High School, 5701N 50W, West Lafayette (directions) Parking is available on the north, west and east

Girls basketball rolls in home opener

The New Palestine girls basketball team posted its second straight lopsided victory to open the season Wednesday, beating Greenwood 74-31 in the Dragons’ home opener. NP jumped out to an early double-digit lead and led 20-10 after a quarter. A big second-quarter run pushed the edge to 41-17 at the half and 61-26 after three. Junior

All Teams Schedule: Week of Nov 05 – Nov 11

Nov 07 Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Greenwood Community High Sch GREENWOOD COMMUNITY HIGH SCH 6:00 pm | New Palestine High School Nov 07 Girls Junior Varsity Basketball vs. Greenwood Community High Sch GREENWOOD COMMUNITY HIGH SCH 6:00 pm | New Palestine High School Nov 10 Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Southport High School SOUTHPORT HIGH SCHOOL

Football has record-setting night in championship clincher

The New Palestine football team had a record-setting night as it clinched the Class 5A Sectional 12 championship Friday night, beating Anderson 78-0. The Dragons set a school record for victory margin in the title-clinching contest. Junior running back Charlie Spegal also set marks for yards from scrimmage in a game (418) and touchdowns in

Girls basketball gets defensive in opening rout

The New Palestine girls basketball team posted a shutout quarter and had a strong defensive effort in a season-opening 71-17 victory over Connersville at the Spartan Bowl. The Dragons jumped out to a 13-2 lead after a quarter and extended the edge to 35-9 at the half. NP then outscored the host Spartans 20-0 in the

Sectional football preview: Dragons vs. Anderson

For the 18th time in the last 36 seasons, the New Palestine football team will play in a sectional championship game Friday night. The Dragons host the Anderson Indians at Kelso Stadium. Reminder, kickoff is 7 p.m., which is 30 minutes earlier than our regular season games. Game details Class 5A Sectional 12 championship Anderson Indians (3-7, 2-5 North