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Wrestling team wins 6-way title

The New Palestine wrestling team won the title at the New Palestine 6-way duals, going 4-1 on the day. The Dragons were one of three teams that went 4-1 – joining Greenfield-Central and Mt. Vernon – but NP won on the tiebreaker. The Dragons opened the day with a thrilling 39-34 victory over Greenfield-Central. NP

Wrestlers win Northview Invitational

The New Palestine wrestling team went 5-0 Saturday to win the Northview Invitational. The perfect day improved the Dragons’ record to 13-4 in the dual match season. The Dragons opened the day with a 73-4 victory over the Bloomington South JV. The Dragons then beat Paoli 72-12, West Vigo 42-33, South Putnam 69-12 and Bedford North Lawrence

Wrestlers win 2 falls in road match

The New Palestine wrestling team had two victories by fall in a dual meet Wednesday against the state’s top-ranked team. NP fell 64-12 to No. 1 Cathedral, moving the Dragons’ record to 8-4 on the season. NP had two wins – both by fall. Landan Burton, ranked 13th in the state at 220, remained perfect

Wrestlers go 4-1 at Decatur Central

The New Palestine wrestling team had a strong day Saturday at the Decatur Central Super 8, going 4-1 and coming two points shy of a perfect day. The Dragons dropped their opening match 38-36 to Indian Creek, then swept through the rest of the day. NP beat Greensburg 67-9, Terre Haute North 72-6, Plainfield 33-29

Wrestlers win big at Pike

The New Palestine wrestling team posted a big win Tuesday, beating host Pike 66-15 in a dual match. NP won 11 of the 14 matches, including six by fall. Logan Robinson had the fastest fall of the night at 170, winning in :35. Landan Burton (220) had a 63-second fall. Chris Hafley (152) had a pin in

Wrestlers finish 4th at Elwood

The New Palestine wrestling team finished fourth in the season-opening Rex Leavitt Invitational at Elwood. The Dragons went 3-2 on the day, with both losses coming in close matches. NP opened the day with a 66-12 win over Alexandria. The Dragons then fell to Greenfield-Central 40-33 , before beating Shenandoah 49-27 and Union County 66-9. NP

White pins a state championship

Alec White capped his New Palestine High School wrestling career with a quick move and a sudden victory. The senior claimed the 126-pound IHSAA state championship Saturday night, pinning Brownsburg’s Blake Mulkey in 3:32. The two wrestled through a scoreless first period and White had the down position in the second. The two were tied

White advances to wrestling’s final eight

New Palestine senior Alec White will place in the top eight at the State Finals, as he advanced through the first day of competition. The 126-pounder beat Colton Cummings of Lowell by a 5-3 score in Friday’s first round at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. White is now 36-1 on the season. He advances to face Matt

White headed to State Finals for 4th time

New Palestine senior Alec White is a four-time State Finals qualifier in wrestling, as he clinched his trip to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in overtime at the New Castle semistate. White finished as the semistate runner-up, going 3-1 on the day. He heads into the State Finals with a 35-1 record. White went into the day needing

White, Burton win wrestling regional titles

New Palestine High School senior Alec White won his fourth consecutive regional title, while Landan Burton also won a regional championship in Saturday’s Perry Meridian regional. Each clinched a top seed in his 16-wrestler bracket at next Saturday’s New Castle semistate. White, who is unbeaten at 32-0 on the season, had a quick fall, then went