New Palestine Girls Varsity Basketball

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Girls basketball drops sectional heartbreaker

The New Palestine girls basketball team dropped a close, back-and-forth 38-37 decision to the Franklin Central Flashes in Friday’s sectional semifinal at Martinsville. FC’s Rachel Loobie hit a driving shot with 12 seconds left to give the Flashes the lead. The Dragons had a look at the rim at the buzzer, but it fell off. The

Girls basketball to face Flashes in sectional semi

The New Palestine girls basketball team will face Franklin Central at 6 p.m. Friday in the Class 4A Martinsville sectional semifinal. The Dragons and Flashes played a one-point game in November, with FC winning 51-50. New Palestine (17-6) advanced to the semifinal round with a 55-34 win over Greenwood on Tuesday. FC (10-11) drew a

Girls hoops wins sectional opener

The New Palestine girls basketball team used a strong start Tuesday to win its sectional opener 55-34 over Greenwood. The Dragons advance to face Franklin Central at 6 p.m. Friday in the Class 4A Martinsville sectional semifinals. NP jumped out to a 16-8 lead after a quarter, with Raegan McMurray scoring eight of her game-high 21

Girls basketball opens sectional tonight

The New Palestine girls basketball team opens sectional play tonight at Martinsville High School against Greenwood. The game tips off at 7 p.m. It will be broadcast on Dragon Radio The Dragons finished the season with a 16-6 record, their second straight 16-win season, and their best-ever Hoosier Heritage Conference mark at 6-1. They are

Girls basketball wins on Senior Night

The New Palestine girls basketball team used a big second quarter to pull away to a 62-49 victory over Lawrence Central on Wednesday’s Senior Night. The Dragons used an 18-2 run in the second quarter – which included 11 straight points – to take a 34-15 halftime lead. NP held LC without a field goal

Girls hoops completes county sweep

The New Palestine girls basketball team completed a sweep of its county rivals Thursday, beating Eastern Hancock 70-41. The victory gave the Dragons a 15-6 record on the season, clinching back-to-back 15-win seasons for the first time since a three-season stretch from 1991-94. This is the eighth 15-win season in the program’s 43-year history. It

Dragon weekend hoops preview

New Palestine’s basketball teams are both in action this weekend. GIRLS (Game notes/media preview) Thursday vs. Eastern Hancock Time: JV 6, V 7:30 Site: NPHS Broadcast: Click here to listen to the LIVE Dragon Radio broadcast. Mobile users: Search for “NPHS Dragon Radio” on the TuneIn app. (alternate links and archives here). Promotion: Travel team night. The New Palestine

McMurray hits 1,000 in girls hoops victory

Senior Raegan McMurray scored New Palestine’s last nine points of the game Tuesday, tallying a career-high 29 points and crossing the 1,000-point barrier in the Dragons 58-55 victory over Beech Grove. McMurray now has 1,003 career points, and every one was key in a strong team effort to hold off an outstanding Hornets squad, which is now

Girls basketball draws Greenwood

The New Palestine girls basketball team drew an opening-round matchup with Greenwood in the Class 4A Martinsville sectional. The first-round will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. The winner will move on to face Franklin Central at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 in the sectional semifinal. The championship game will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday,

Girls basketball wins thriller

Raegan McMurray hit a free throw with 1.2 seconds left to give the New Palestine girls basketball team the winning margin in a 52-51 victory over Whiteland. McMurray scored 10 of her 16 points in the third quarter as the Dragons built a 41-27 lead. In the fourth, Whiteland hit six consecutive shots – four of them 3-pointers –