New Palestine Boys Varsity Basketball

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

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Boys basketball rally falls just short

The New Palestine boys basketball team rallied from a nine-point deficit to take three different fourth-quarter leads Saturday, but Southport hit three free throws in the final minute to beat the Dragons 48-46. The Dragons trailed 31-22 in the third quarter but rallied back to take leads of 42-41 and 44-43 on back-to-back baskets by

Boys basketball falls at Delta

The New Palestine boys basketball team dropped a 64-48 decision Friday at Class 3A No. 5 Delta. The Dragons fell to 5-3 on the season (2-1 HHC), while the host Eagles improved to 10-0 (2-0 HHC). NP led 16-15 after a quarter as Dawson Eastes hit two 3-pointers and scored 10 points in the opening

Weekend hoops preview: Dragons at Delta/vs. Southport

The New Palestine boys basketball team opens 2019 by returning to action against two strong opponents. Friday night, the Dragons travel to 3A No. 5 Delta, while NP returns home Saturday to face Southport. The Dragons enter the Delta game 2-0 in the HHC and seeking their second victory this season over a ranked opponent.

Boys basketball finishes second at DC

The New Palestine boys basketball team finished as the runner-up at Friday’s Decatur Central tournament. In the semifinal, the Dragons rallied from an early deficit to beat Beech Grove 63-50. NP then fell to Decatur Central 62-53 in the championship game. The Dragons are now 5-2 on the season. In the semifinal, the Dragons fell

Boys basketball outlasts No. 4 Raiders in 2OT

The New Palestine boys basketball team responded to several late Shenandoah rallies to seize a 70-67 double-overtime victory over the Class 2A No. 4 Raiders Saturday at NP. The Dragons built an eight-point lead at 52-44 in the final minute on Dawson Eastes’ dunk before the Raiders responded with eight points – a 3-pointer, a putback and

Dragon hoops preview: Saturday vs. Shenandoah

The Dragon boys basketball team hosts Shenandoah Saturday night in a rescheduled game. Friday night, the Dragon girls basketball team takes center stage as it hosts Whiteland in a 6 p.m. JV / 7:30 p.m. varsity tipoff. Saturday, the boys play their third consecutive home game. Saturday: Dragons (3-1) vs. 2A No. 4 Shenandoah (5-0) Site: NPHS

Boys basketball rallies to zap Flashes

The New Palestine boys basketball team rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit Saturday to seize the lead in the fourth quarter and beat Franklin Central 67-63. The Dragons trailed 36-25 at halftime and 49-38 midway through the third, but scored the last seven points of the third quarter to close the Flashes’ lead to 49-45, capped

Boys basketball routs Trojans in home opener

The New Palestine boys basketball team used a big third quarter Friday to explode to an 84-59 victory over New Castle in the Dragons’ home opener.  The Dragons led 27-20 at halftime, then opened the third quarter with an 11-0 run to push the lead to 18. Dylan Romine hit a pair of baskets in

Dragon hoops preview: vs. New Castle/Franklin Central

The Dragon boys basketball team plays in the Dragons’ den for the first time this season, as NP will host New Castle and Franklin Central. Game info Friday: Dragons (1-1, 1-0 HHC) vs. New Castle (2-3, 1-0 HHC) Site: NPHS Time: F/JV 6 p.m., boys 7:30 p.m. Saturday: Dragons (1-1) vs. Franklin Central (0-5) Site: NPHS Time: F/JV 6 p.m., V 7:30

Boys basketball falls at Westfield

A third-quarter run helped the Westfield Shamrocks pull away from the New Palestine boys basketball team Saturday, as the Dragons fell 73-63. Dawson Eastes scored a career-high 29 points for the Dragons, including 16 in the final quarter. He helped lead NP as it rallied from an 18-point third-quarter deficit, but the Dragons could close