New Palestine Boys Junior Varsity Tennis

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Tennis sweeps Warren Central

The visiting New Palestine Dragons boys tennis team swept the Warren Central Warriors 5-0 Wednesday. No. 1 singles Matthew True beat Warren Central senior Austin Schnarr 6-3, 6-1. Schnarr used his powerful forehand to attack True but the Dragon had the measure of his opponent. His accurate ground strokes and serve ensured that True dictated play and set

Tennis tames Marauders

The New Palestine varsity boys tennis team defeated their arch-rivals, the Mt. Vernon Marauders 4-1 Tuesday at NPHS. NP’s No. 1 singles Matthew True fought a tight battle Wilken Baldwin in a tough 3 setter. Baldwin took the pace off the ball with forehand slice shots and he used defensive lobs and drop shots to frustrate the Dragon.

Tennis claims 7th straight county title

The New Palestine boys tennis team retained the Hancock County championship Monday for the seventh consecutive year, tallying three individual championships and 27 points. In the final matches, Matthew True beat senior Zak Lawhorn of Greenfield-Central 6-4, 6-4 to win the No. 1 singles championship in a match completed under the lights. True fully deserved his victory,

Saturday golf, tennis, boys soccer PPD

Overnight rains caused the postponement of several NPHS events scheduled for Saturday. Girls golf: The sectional will now be played at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Old Oakland Golf Course in Oaklandon. Boys tennis: The third try to contest the county tournament will be at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the NPHS tennis courts. Boys soccer: The Dragons’ game at Shelbyville

Tennis tames Tigers 3-2

The vastly improved Triton Central Tigers boys tennis team almost pulled off an upset win over the visiting New Palestine Dragons Thursday before the Dragons held on to win 3-2.  NP’s No. 1 singles Matthew True played with his usual confident approach and cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 victory over TC junior Jeff Miller. The Dragons’ No.

Tennis drops close match to New Castle

The New Palestine Dragons boys tennis team narrowly lost 3-2 to the New Castle Trojans Wednesday as the visiting Trojans swept the three singles matches. NP’s No. 1 singles Matthew True went down 6-4, 6-2 to the Trojans Brazilian exchange student Matheus Makino in an exciting, hard-hitting match. Carson Gavin played David Bennett, who was last year’s No. 1

Tennis uses JV to beat Tech

The New Palestine Dragons played their JV team in a varsity tennis match Tuesday and swept the visiting Arsenal Tech Titans varsity 5-0 Tuesday afternoon. Sophomore Trevor Darley played at No. 1 singles for Dragons and fought back to beat a tenacious Alex Martinez 5-7, 6-1, and 10-4 in the super tie breaker. At No. 2

Tennis takes HHC match from Arabians

The New Palestine boys tennis team beat the visiting Pendleton Heights Arabians 3-2 after taking the first three matches. Dragons No. 1 singles player Matthew True produced a flawless display of controlled tennis when he destroyed the top Arabian Drew Wilson 6-0, 6-1. The determined, hard-working sophomore True is improving his game with every match that

County tennis PPD

The Hancock County tennis match has been postponed to Saturday, Sept. 17, due to inclement weather. The annual match between the Dragons, Eastern Hancock, Greenfield-Central and Mt. Vernon will be contested at 9 a.m. that day at NPHS.

Tennis declaws Bears 5-0

Although the New Palestine boys tennis team beat Lawrence Central 5-0 on the road, the match was closer and more competitive than the score suggests. NP’s No. 1 singles Matthew True beat Gage Riley in straight sets 6-1, 6-4. True served well and dictated play with his solid groundstrokes. Carson Gavin relied on his steady ground