New Palestine Girls Varsity Gymnastics

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Gymnasts sweep Crusaders, Jackets

The New Palestine gymnastics team swept a three-way meet against Scecina and Morristown Tuesday at Morristown. The Dragons tallied 97.175 points. Scecina had 88.725 and Morristown 62.075. Competing shorthanded due to illness, the Dragons put forth a stellar performance. Sophomore Grace Shanahan won three events – the floor exercise (9.1), balance beam (8.325) and uneven

Gymnasts 2nd in 4-way meet

The New Palestine gymnastics team finished second in a four-way meet Saturday at New Castle. The Dragons tallied 96.4 points to finish runner-up to Richmond (98.275). NP beat New Castle (94.5) and Muncie Central (76.725). Grace Shanahan won the uneven bars with a score of 8.65 to give NP an aevent victory. Shanahan was also

Gymnastics has strong showing against Bull Dogs

The New Palestine gymnastics team had a strong showing Thursday in its home opener against Columbus North. The Dragons scored 99.225 points in the meet, falling to the defending state runner-up Bull Dogs, who scored  108.025. Grace Shanahan was an individual winner for the Dragons, placing first on the beam with a score of 9.225. Aly

Gymnastics sweeps 3-way meet

The New Palestine gymnastics team swept a three-way meet Thursday night for its first two victories of the year. The Dragons tallied 95.575 points to beat host Shelbyville (76.8) and Waldron (63.425). NPHS sophomore Grace Shanahan was the all-around winner, with a score of 33.375, winning the vault, balance beam and uneven bars. Aly Henson

Gymnastics opens season at Connersville

The New Palestine gymnastics team opened its season Tuesday at Connersville, falling to the host Spartans 98.75-93.325. Anna Greiner led the Dragons with a first-place finish on the balance beam, tallying an 8.4. Taylor Brown was third on the beam with a 7.975. Aly Henson had a second-place finish on the floor exercise with a

Heighway places at State Finals

New Palestine senior Emily Heighway placed 32nd on the uneven bars at the IHSAA gymnastics State Finals. Heighway tallied a score of 8.7 in the event, for which she qualified with her perofrmance at last week’s Columbus East regional. Her tournament performance also included being the all-around sectional champion at Connersville two weeks ago. Valparaiso

Heighway clinches State Finals berth

New Palestine senior Emily Heighway clinched a spot in the gymnastics State Finals on uneven bars, leading the Dragons to a fourth-place finish at the Columbus East regional. Heighway advanced with a fourth-place finish on uneven bars, tallying a score of 9.3. She will compete next Saturday in the IHSAA State FInals at Worthen Arena

Gymnasts win sectional title

The New Palestine gymnastics team found the perfect time to post a season-high score as the Dragons rolled to a sectional championship. The Dragons scored 105.125 to beat Richmond (102.975) and Connersville (100.975) at the 15-team Connersville sectional. Emily Heighway was the all-around sectional champion with a score of 36.6. Faith Land placed 11th in

Gymnasts win season finale

The New Palestine gymnastics team won its season finale Tuesday, tallying 98.475 points to beat Shelbyville (81.725) and Waldron (35.975). The Dragons finish the regular season with a 12-2 record in dual and tri meets. NP swept the top two spots in the all-around. Emily Heighway tallied a score of 34.1, while Grace Shanahan scored

Gymnasts compete in close match

The New Palestine gymnastics team had one of its highest scores of the year, but fell Tuesday on Senior Night. The Dragons dropped a razor-thin 102.2-102.05 decision to Franklin Central. Emily Heighway was second in the all-around (35.125) and Faith Land was third (33.95). The two seniors were competing in their final home meet. Bailey