LD Bats Batter Rams
Central Dauphin jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead but ended up on the losing end of a 6-3 final to Lower Dauphin on Monday, April 14, when the Falcons scored in five of their six at-bats. Full Story
Weather Can’t Stop Perfection
With heavy rain falling, Hershey was one of the few sports teams to play on Tuesday, April 15, taking its talents indoors and beating Chambersburg by a 5-0 score at the Hershey Racquet Club.
The win gave Hershey a perfect 9-0 record. The Trojans are 6-0 in the Keystone Division.
On Wednesday, April 9, Hershey beat Cumberland Valley by a 4-1 score at home. Full Story
The Hershey Vipers T-ball team (above) gets high fives from members of the Hershey High School softball team during opening day, Sunday, April 13, at Shank Park. Hershey youth baseball players (left) get high fives as they’re introduced during opening day. Photos: Geno Simonetti. Full Story
Lower Dauphin Stays Unbeaten in Division
Lower Dauphin closed out the first half of Keystone Division action on Tuesday, April 15, with a 25-11, 25-8, 25-23 sweep of Red Land. The Falcons remain the only undefeated team (5-0) at the midway point. Full Story
From a Military Family…
Sickler is West Point Bound
As a long pole mid for the Hershey High lacrosse team, senior David Sickler has covered a lot of ground during his career.
When he started playing varsity lacrosse as a freshman, he had a head full of curls that made him look like a candidate for a part in the Broadway musical “Hair.” Full Story
Following Perfection, Ava Touched up
What can you do for an encore after pitching a perfect game in your third varsity start, as Lower Dauphin’s Ava Bottiglia did on April 10 against Susquehanna Twp.?
The Falcon freshman found out soon enough April 14 in a non-league game at Central Dauphin.
And the result wasn’t good. Full Story
Lower Dauphin senior Liza Legro earned Pennsylvania Alpine Racing Association Alpine State team honors as the sixth best female racer in the state. This fall, Legro will attend Queen’s University where she has been admitted to the honors program in arts and sciences and awarded an academic scholarship. Photo: Randy Kotzmann. Full Story
Hershey Stays Perfect at 9-0
Boys Lacrosse Wrap
Hershey kept its perfect season alive, Monday, April 14, with a 14-8 victory over Trinity.
With the game tied at 2-2 after the first, Hershey poured on six goals in the second to take an 8-5 halftime lead.
Brook Briggs led the Trojans with four goals and three assists for a total of seven points. Full Story
LD in Another One-Goal Game
Girls Lacrosse Wrap
Playing in their fourth game this season that was decided by one goal, the Falcons found themselves on the losing end of the stick to Elizabethtown, Monday, April 14.
With the game tied at 13-13 at the end of regulation, Elizabethtown would go on to claim the 14-13 victory in the extra frame.
Lower Dauphin is 2-2 this season in games decided by one goal. Full Story
Hershey Girls Take Sixth at Black Knight
The Hershey girls’ track team placed sixth in a field of 17 at the 12th annual Hempfield Black Knight Invitational, Saturday, April 12, at Hempfield High School.
Caroline Cotton (high jump) and the 4x800 relay team of Megan Ingalls, Taylor Mortensen, Gabi Broschard and Rachel Groves earned a first-place finish at the invitational. Full Story
Saufley Walks Off For Messiah
Lower Dauphin grad Joe Saufley, a sophomore at Messiah College, gave his team a 7-4 victory after hitting a walk-off, three-run homer, Saturday, April 12.
Saufley is hitting .313 with nine RBIs in 32 at bats on the season.
Saufley, who graduated from Lower Dauphin in 2012, is a communication and marketing major. Full Story
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