Out To End It
Falcons Back In States
The Lower Dauphin softball team is back where it always wanted to be - in the PIAA Class AAAA playoffs.
After losing in the state final a year ago, the Falcons’ main goal from the start of the season was to make it back to the state tournament. Full Story
Cougars Corralled By Donegal
District 3 Baseball
Palmyra’s Trevor Gill allowed just two hits but unfortunately one of them came in the bottom of the seventh inning, and the last of his seven walks forced in the winning run to give Donegal a 3-2 win Thursday, May 22, and advance the Indians into the next round of the District 3-AAA baseball playoffs. Full Story
Community Rallying Around Rosensteel
‘Feeling of Uncertainty’
As the longtime soccer coach at Hershey High, Jeff Rosensteel influenced the lives of many Trojan athletes during their formative years. Included was a PIAA Class AAA girls’ championship in 2010 with senior stars Caroline Brown (Tennessee), Riliegh McHugh (Pitt), Casey Boyer (Virginia Commonwealth) and Ali Rogers (Messiah). Full Story
Sun Country soccer standouts Alanna Dunkle (Lower Dauphin, Liberty University), left, and Kayla Hughes (Hershey, Villanova) will line up for the newly founded Hershey FC WPSL team. The proceeds from Hershey’s FC doubleheader games on May 30 will go to the Rosensteel family. Photo: Lloyd Reigel Full Story
Hershey Makes States
District 3 Lacrosse
The Hershey boys’ lacrosse team qualified for the PIAA tournament after winning the District 3 third-place game Thursday, May 21.
With Hershey leading 10-7 at the end of the third quarter, the Trojans pulled away in the fourth and dispatched Hempfield 18-10 at Lower Dauphin Middle School. Full Story
LD, Hershey Doubles Sent Home
Lower Dauphin doubles teammates Beck Wiles and Josh Carl were on cloud nine.
They had just won the first set against McDowell’s Logan Williams and Julian Minichelli 6-4 and were feeling pretty good.
“Come on!” Carl yelled after hammering a shot down the line past Williams and Minichelli that gave LD the set. Full Story
Mid-Penn VB All-Stars
The Mid-Penn Keystone Division Volleyball All-Star teams and the division coach of the year were announced recently.
Coach of the Year honors went to Hershey’s Nate Erdman, who had two of his players, senior middle hitter Cole Carver and junior opposite Nate Daugherty, placed on the first team. Full Story
Mid-Penn Baseball All-Stars
Mid-Penn Keystone and Capital Division Baseball All-Stars were announced recently.
Receiving first team honors were Palmyra senior
Bobby Dorta (P/IF) and Lower Dauphin senior Blair Lewis (P/IF) and junior Tyler Friedrich (C). Full Story
Homeless Palmyra Drops Two
East Shore Twilight
Forced to play two of its home games on its opponents’ fields because of a late-season decision not to have use of the high school diamond, the Palmyra Twilight team dropped a 3-2 decision to Paxton and a 5-2 decision to Hummelstown.
Bryan Balshy had two triples and John Toomey was the loser in the Paxton game, and Noah Latshaw went the distance in the Friday, May 22, loss. Full Story
Cougars 4x800 Sets Record
It wasn’t the result they had in mind, but the Palmyra girls’ 4x800 relay team of seniors Maria Tukis, Miranda Salvo and Katie Dembrowski and sophomore Jess Dembrowski finished off their track careers and/or season in style. Full Story
Mitchell Out At Hershey
Scott Mitchell is officially out as head football coach at Hershey.
Mitchell’s resignation was approved by a 9-0 vote at the Tuesday, May 26, Derry Township School Board meeting. Full Story
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