New Palestine Girls Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 1 - 0
  • Conference Record: N/A

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Girls basketball falls in sectional final

The New Palestine girls basketball team dropped a 49-28 contest to Mt. Vernon Saturday in the Muncie Central sectional championship game. The teams played a back-and-forth first half, with NP building a 7-6 lead after a quarter on two baskets by Addi Jones and a 3-pointer from Anna Ackerman. Isabella Gizzi’s 3-pointer and Ackerman’s three-point

Girls basketball sectional weekend preview

After Tuesday’s 59-55 victory over Anderson and a 63-30 victory over Muncie Central, the New Palestine girls basketball team will play in its fourth consecutive sectional championship game Saturday against Mt. Vernon. Saturday: New Palestine Dragons (15-9) vs. Mt. Vernon Marauders (17-5), 7 p.m. Location: Muncie Fieldhouse (directions) Tickets: $6. Ticket sales are open to

Girls basketball advances to fourth straight sectional final

The New Palestine girls basketball team routed Muncie Central 63-30 Friday to clinch a spot in the sectional championship game for the fourth consecutive year. The Dragons controlled the game throughout, building a double-digit lead early in the second quarter and gradually pulling away. NP (15-9) will face Mt. Vernon (17-5) in the 7 p.m.

Girls basketball rallies to win sectional opener

The New Palestine girls basketball team rallied from an 11-point first-half deficit Tuesday to seize the lead and pull away to a 59-55 sectional victory over Anderson. The Dragons (14-9) advanced to Muncie Central sectional semifinal, where they will play the host Bearcats (6-11) at 8 p.m. Friday. The winner will face either Richmond (8-5)

Girls basketball sectional preview

The New Palestine girls basketball team opens its sectional championship defense Tuesday at the Muncie Fieldhouse against the Anderson Indians. The Dragons enter the sectional with a 13-9 record, including a 6-1 HHC mark. Anderson is 13-10 and is the North Central Conference champion. Tuesday: New Palestine Dragons (13-9) vs. Anderson Indians (13-10) Location: Muncie

2020-21 winter schedule changes

Schedule changes for 2020-21 BOYS BASKETBALL Varsity/JV vs. Perry Meridian will be played at noon/1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 at NPHS. (previously scheduled Thursday, Feb. 4 at Perry Meridian). GIRLS BASKETBALL The sectional opener vs. Anderson at Muncie Central has been moved from 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. GYMNASTICS

Girls basketball caps regular season with victory

The New Palestine girls basketball team used two double-digit first-half runs Thursday to pull away to a 48-37 victory over Ritter. The Dragons scored the game’s first 11 points and held the Raiders without a basket for the first seven minutes. NP then scored the first 15 points of the second quarter to take a

Girls basketball falls to Lawrence Central

The New Palestine girls basketball team dropped a 58-47 decision Tuesday at home to Lawrence Central. The Dragons jumped out to an early 7-2 lead after two baskets by Addi Jones and a 3-pointer by Isabella Gizzi, but LC answered with a 16-4 run that gave the Bears a seven-point lead. NP would tie the

Girls basketball falls in return home

The New Palestine girls basketball team built an eight-point second-quarter lead, but dropped a 74-67 decision Saturday at home against Cathedral. It was the Dragons’ first home game after a four-game road swing. The Dragons also celebrated their senior night, honoring Faith Hensel, Addi Jones and Whitney Miller. NP fell behind 14-6 early, but finished

Big start carries girls basketball to victory

The New Palestine girls basketball team held host Beech Grove without a field goal for the first quarter and built an early 20-point lead Tuesday in an eventual 71-34 victory. The Dragons scored the game’s first 12 points, led 22-2 after a quarter and never saw the lead fall below double digits since. The Dragons