New Palestine Boys Varsity Basketball

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Boys basketball falls in regional final

The New Palestine boys basketball team’s quest for a regional title came just short Saturday night, as the Dragons fell 53-47 to Ben Davis in the regional title game at Southport. It was the Dragons’ first regional title game appearance in 30 years and second in school history. The Dragons had another strong first-quarter start, taking

Boys basketball advances to regional final

The New Palestine boys basketball team seized control in the fourth quarter Saturday to beat Avon 64-59 and clinch a spot in the Southport regional championship game. The Dragons will face either Ben Davis or No. 2 Lawrence Central in the 8 p.m. championship game. The Dragons trailed 42-38 late in the third quarter, but a

Dragon basketball regional preview

For the eighth time in school history, the New Palestine basketball team is playing on regional Saturday. The Dragons earned a berth in the prestigious Southport regional with convincing victories over Greenfield-Central, Connersville and Mt. Vernon in the sectional. The Dragons open against a red-hot Avon team that has won seven straight games and beat both

Boys basketball seizes sectional title

The New Palestine boys basketball team used a 15-point run in the third quarter to seize control of Saturday’s game – and seize a sectional title. The Dragons beat Mt. Vernon 61-43 Saturday at Richmond’s Tiernan Center to win the school’s eighth sectional championship and first since 2012. The Dragons (17-8) advance to play in the March

Hot start carries boys basketball to sectional final

The New Palestine boys basketball team seized control of Friday’s sectional semifinal game quickly. The Dragons scored on their first seven possessions Friday, opening the contest against Connersville on a 16-point run. NP never looked back in a 56-47 victory to propel the Dragons into Saturday’s sectional championship game. NP (16-8) will face Mt. Vernon (11-11)

Dragon basketball sectional weekend preview

The New Palestine boys basketball team heads to the weekend seeking the eighth sectional title in school history. The Dragons meet Connersville in Friday’s 6 p.m. semifinal at Richmond’s Tiernan Center. The winner meets either Richmond or Mt. Vernon in Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. final. The Dragons are seeking their first sectional title since 2012, and

Boys basketball wins sectional opener

The New Palestine boys basketball got off to a strong start – especially on the defensive end – and carried it throughout the night Tuesday in a 60-45 sectional-opening win over Greenfield-Central. The Dragons used balanced scoring to improve to 15-8 on the season and earn a spot in Friday’s semifinal game. The Dragons will face

Dragon basketball sectional preview: vs. Greenfield-Central

For the 102nd time in Dragon basketball history, it’s sectional week. New Palestine opens sectional play at Richmond’s Tiernan Center against longtime rival Greenfield-Central. The Dragons come into the tournament with a 14-8 record, the first time in six years the Dragons have posted back-to-back winning seasons. G-C is 4-19. Tipoff is 6 p.m. The

Boys basketball gets defensive on senior night

The New Palestine boys basketball team posted its best defensive game in more than two years Friday, sending off its senior class with a 47-34 victory over Greenwood. The game featured the fewest points allowed for a Dragon team since allowing 32 in a victory over Yorktown Jan. 27, 2017. Matthew True gave the Dragons an

Dragon basketball weekend preview: vs. Greenwood

The New Palestine basketball team is home Friday night to close the regular season against the Greenwood Woodmen. It will be Senior Night as we honor the Class of 2019. Tonight’s game, and all NPHS tournament games, will be broadcast on New Pal Radio. Friday: Greenwood (9-12) at Dragons (13-8) Site: New Palestine HS Promotion: Senior