New Palestine Girls Varsity Gymnastics

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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

Gymnasts 4th at Bloomington North

The New Palestine gymnastics team was fourth at Saturday’s Bloomington North Invitational, posting a score of 102.85. Emily Heighway was third in the all-around with a score of 36.1. She was second on vault (9.275), fourth on balance beam (9.225) and fourth on floor exercise (9.2). She also placed ninth on uneven bars (8.4). Grace

Gymnasts beat Crusaders, improve to 10-1

The New Palestine gymnastics team posted a 101.275-89.5 victory over Scecina Wednesday evening at New Palestine. The Dragons had two of the top three finishers in the all-around. Faith Land won, posting a score of 34.125. Emily Heighway was third with a 32.05. Land was the winner on vault with a score of 9.1. Heighway placed third