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Baseball improves to 12-2

The fourth-ranked New Palestine baseball team improved to 12-2 on the season Wednesday with an 8-1 victory at Connersville. The Dragons jumped ahead early, taking a 3-0 lead after two innings. A four-run fourth broke it open, giving NP a 7-1 edge. Junior Nick Rusche paced the Dragons’ eight-hit attack, going 2-for-4 with a double, triple,

Baseball holds off Braves

The fourth-ranked New Palestine baseball team held off a late Brebeuf rally Monday to beat the Braves 8-6 at NPHS. The Dragons improved to 11-2 on the season with the victory. Colby Jenkins drove in three runs as NP built a 6-1 lead. The Dragons broke through in the third, putting two runners on for

Baseball sweeps Marauders, maintains HHC lead

The New Palestine baseball team had a big offensive day Friday, beating Mt. Vernon 11-5 and 10-0 to sweep a Hoosier Heritage Conference doubleheader. The Dragons improved to 10-2 on the year with the sweep and 5-1 in the HHC. NP is in a first-place tie with Pendleton Heights as the season nears the midway

Baseball battles in extra-inning loss

The New Palestine baseball team had a tremendous battle in a matchup of ranked teams Tuesday, eventually falling 4-3 to Cathedral in 11 innings at Marian University. The Dragons, ranked No. 2 in Class 3A, and the host Irish traded the lead and runs several times in a tight matchup. NP’s hurlers pitched out of bases-loaded situations

Baseball rallies for walk-off win

The New Palestine baseball team rallied Monday to beat Whiteland 5-4 with a walk-off hit in the bottom of the seventh. The Dragons had trailed 3-0 and 4-2, but had tied the game up with two runs in the bottom of the sixth. In the seventh, Andrew Roberts singled and scored on Colby Jenkins’ RBI hit

Baseball splits twinbill with Yorktown

The New Palestine baseball team split a doubleheader with Yorktown Friday night. The Dragons were dominant in a 10-0 five-inning victory in the first game, but fell 5-4 in the second game, as the Tigers came back with a four-run rally in the bottom of the sixth. In the opener, Jacob Hickman had a big

Baseball wins battle of ranked teams

The New Palestine baseball team won a battle of Top 10-ranked teams Thursday, beating Knightstown 7-2. The Dragons entered the day ranked No. 3 in the IHSBCA Class 3A poll. Knightstown was ranked No. 8 in the 2A poll. Both teams were unbeaten coming into the day. Jack Walker hit two triples for the Dragons,

Baseball wins 5th straight

The fourth-ranked Dragon baseball team won its fifth straight game to start the season, beating Perry Meridian 6-3 Monday at Holder Field. A game that saw an hour-long rain delay saw the Dragons break a three-all tie with a two-run third inning. The Dragons added another insurance run in the seventh. Cameron Pitzer came on in relief

Baseball sweeps Shelbyville

The New Palestine baseball team used a big offensive day Friday to post a sweep of the Shelbyville Golden Bears in the HHC opener for both teams. The Dragons won the opener 12-2 in five innings, then followed with a 10-0 win in the nightcap in six innings. Tyler Martin drove in nine runs on

Baseball bashes 5 homers in win

The New Palestine baseball team used the longball to win its second game in as many days Tuesday, blanking host Batesville 12-0. The Dragons hit five homers in the game, including two each from senior Keegan Watson and sophomore Colby Jenkins, who each drove in five runs. The Dragons used little time getting started, tallying two