New Palestine Boys Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 1 - 1
  • Conference Record: N/A

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Boys basketball falls at buzzer

The New Palestine boys basketball team only trailed for one second after halftime Saturday night at Whiteland. Unfortunately for the Dragons, it was the final second. Isaiah Davis hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the host Warriors a 63-62 victory over the Dragons to cap a wild, controversial final-minute comeback. NP led 59-51 going into the

Boys basketball uses 3-point barrage to beat MV

The New Palestine boys basketball team rallied from an early seven-point deficit to take control in the second half and beat Mt. Vernon 60-50 Friday at NPHS. The Dragons improved to 13-7 on the season and clinched second place in the HHC with a 6-1 record. MV used an early 3-point barrage, hitting four of its

Dragon basketball weekend preview: vs. Mt. Vernon/at Whiteland

The New Palestine basketball team returns home for the penultimate week of the season, hosting Mt. Vernon Friday before traveling to Whiteland for a Saturday contest.  Fans are encouraged to wear orange to Friday’s game vs. Mt. Vernon to honor and celebrate the life of Brody Stephens. There will be a raffle and orange beads

Boys basketball comeback falls short

The New Palestine boys basketball team rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit Saturday, but the comeback fell one point short. The Dragons fell 50-49 to the Connersville Spartans. The Dragons are now 12-7 on the season. The second half turned into an offensive show featuring NP’s Matthew True and Connersville’s Noah Belt, who each hit

Boys basketball tips Bears 66-64

The New Palestine boys basketball team won a close 66-64 decision Friday at Shelbyville, holding off a late Golden Bear comeback to improve to 12-6 on the season. The victory also gave the Dragons a 5-1 record in HHC play with one conference game remaining. The Dragons have won seven of their last nine. Maximus

Dragon hoops preview: at Shelbyville/at Connersville

The New Palestine boys basketball team hits the road this weekend, beginning with a key conference game at Shelbyville. NP is trying to solidify its hold on second place in the HHC but faces a tough Golden Bears squad. Saturday, the Dragons visit a potential sectional foe in Connersville. NP enters the weekend 11-6 and winners of six of

Boys basketball beats Red Devils

The New Palestine boys basketball team responded to two fourth-quarter Richmond runs Saturday afternoon, leading the Dragons to a 53-48 victory over the Red Devils. With the Dragons leading 40-29 after three, Richmond opened the fourth quarter with a 9-0 run in the opening two minutes to cut the lead to 40-38. Matthew True then led

Boys basketball falls in tight contest

The New Palestine boys basketball team dropped a 59-55 decision Thursday at Perry Meridian in a back-and-forth contest. NP fell behind by eight points in the second quarter, but scored the final six of the first half – punctuated by a defensive steal by the Dragons and two free throws by Matthew True in the closing

Dragon hoops preview: at Perry Meridian, vs. Richmond

The New Palestine boys basketball team is back in action with a rare Thursday game at Perry Meridian. The Dragons then host Richmond Saturday afternoon in a rescheduled game. NP enters the weekend 10-5 and winners of five of its last six. Thursday: Dragons (10-5) at Perry Meridian (6-9) Site: Perry Meridian HS (directions) Time: F/JV 6

Hot-shooting boys basketball routs Rushville

The New Palestine boys basketball team used a lights-out performance from beyond the 3-point line Saturday to pull away to an 86-40 victory over Rushville. The Dragons jumped out to a 21-3 lead after a quarter and never looked back as they rolled to a 46-point victory. It was the Dragons’ biggest victory margin since