District 3 Baseball
Palmyra’s first home District 3 baseball playoff game in 13 seasons was a memorable one.
The fifth-seeded Cougars sent 10 batters to the plate in the bottom of second inning and scored five runs, the springboard to a 7-3 win over West York on Tuesday afternoon, May 24, in the opening round of the D-3 Class AAA playoffs. Full Story
Hershey Falls; Looks to States
District 3 Lacrosse
After grabbing a 5-0 lead, Hershey couldn’t quite ward off the number-one seeded Bulldogs of Wilson, as the Trojans suffered a disheartening 10-8 semifinal round defeat in the District 3 boys’ lacrosse playoffs Tuesday, May 24. Full Story
L. Merion Ends Hershey’s Run
When you run into the defending state champions, the outcome can be, and is more often than not, predictable. Full Story
No Cinderella for Palmyra
District 3 Volleyball
The goal for the Palmyra volleyball team at the start of its second season was to make the District 3 playoffs in the Double-A bracket. After the 27-25, 18-25, 25-22 and 25-15 victory over Brandywine Heights on Thursday, May 19, the 10th-ranked Cougars celebrated that win and looked forward to meeting second-ranked York Suburban for a second time this year. Full Story
Second baseman Matt Herniak of Lower Dauphin’s Teener A team makes a dive for a grounder in a Thursday, May 19, game against Hershey. Photo: Geno Simonetti. Full Story
Mid-Penn Champ LD Wins District Opener
District 3 Softball
Two down and two to go.
The Lower Dauphin softball team accomplished two of its four major goals this season by winning the Mid- Penn Conference championship May 19 with a 6-3 win over Chambersburg of the Commonwealth Division. Full Story
Hummelstown Gets First Win
East Shore Twilight
Hummelstown used a pair of three-run innings Wednesday, May 18, to defeat Mechanicsburg 6-2 to record its first win of the season in the East Shore Twilight Baseball League. Full Story
The Hockey Corner
Hershey took advantage of its home ice advantage to start the AHL Calder Cup Eastern Conference Finals against Toronto with a 3-1 win Friday, May 20, and a 3-2 overtime victory Saturday, May 21.
The series shifts to Toronto for the next three games: Wednesday, May 25; Friday, May 27; and, if needed, Sunday, May 29. A sixth game, if needed, will be at Giant Center on Tuesday, May 31. Full Story
Maiman Competes In Championships
West Chester University freshman and Lower Dauphin grad Tyler Maiman recently participated in the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championships at the Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, Col.
Maiman qualified for the NCAA Championships after competing at the Atlantic/ East Regionals from May 2 to 4 in New York. Full Story
U-10 Boys Baseball Team
The LDTABA U-10 boys’ baseball team recently won the Elite Championship Mother’s Day Tournament at In The Net, where it proudly brought a copy of The Sun. Full Story
Long, MHS Grab Gold
District 3 Track
Gold medals by Lower Dauphin’s Karina Long in the District 3 Class AAA long jump and the Milton Hershey boys’ 4x400 AAA relay team highlighted Sun Country action at the District 3 track and field championships May 20-21 at Shippensburg.
Long jumped 17-10.25 to edge Susquehanna Twp.’s Yasmin Brooks by two inches. Full Story
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