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New Coach, New System
“Any time you go into a place as a new coach, there will be certain pressures and expectations especially at a place like Hershey that has had a lot of success over the years,” Hershey’s first-year coach Scot Mitchell said. “There will be a learning curve not only with a new system but we’re also very young in terms of experience.” Full Story
High Hopes in Falcon Nation
LD Football Preview
“After the year we had, we need to recommit ourselves, and the kids need to be all in, and they have taken to that really well,” Lower Dauphin coach Rob Klock said. “We’re very excited about our defense and feel that’ll be our strong suit again.” Full Story
The Hershey Heat junior tennis 14U Advance was awarded a wild card to go to Nationals after finishing second at sectionals July 30. Pictured are: Nate Shaw, Luke Abel, Heidi Luise Wingert, Kelly Vanden, Dante Falcucci, Chandni Desai, Ahslynn Searer, Maddie Young, JT Mullins and Nick Vanden. The team is coached by Beatriz Castaneda. Full Story
Sights Set on Third Straight Title
LD Field Hockey Preview
No field hockey team in the history of the PIAA has ever won three state titles in a row.
And even though it’s a tall order, it’s hard not to talk about the possibilities of Lower Dauphin winning it’s third straight PIAA championship in 2014. Full Story
A Wind of Change At the Helm
Hershey Field Hockey Preview
Change is never easy.
Change in the wake of controversy can be very difficult.
However, newly hired Hershey field hockey coach Megan Eckenrode is only looking forward and wants to get back to what playing field hockey is all about … having fun. Full Story
Hershey Tennis Starts 5-0
The Hershey girls’ tennis team is off to a fast start, going 5-0 in its first games of the season and not losing a single set.
On Tuesday, Aug. 26, the Trojans downed division opponent Mechanicsburg 5-0 behind dominating wins from number one Heidi Luise Wingert, number two Megan Lewis and number three Chandni Desai. Full Story
Palmyra and Milton Hershey
Boys Soccer Preview
Palmyra has a rich boys’ soccer heritage, highlighted in 2007 when senior Tom Brandt and freshman Brett Jankouskas led the Cougars to the PIAA-AA championship.
Good results don’t last forever, however, and the Cougars haven’t been to the state playoffs since 2011. Full Story
Hershey and Lower Dauphin
Boys Soccer Preview
Coach Les Heggan is hoping this is the year his Hershey boys’ soccer team unseats Lower Dauphin and /or Mechanicsburg as champion of the Mid-Penn Keystone Division.
With high-scoring Jordan Wix Rauch, Art Cronin and Brook Briggs returning, the Trojans have the players to do it. Full Story
‘A Mentor, An Older Sister’
Palmyra Field Hockey Preview
It speaks to the caliber of the program for the head coach to call last year’s PIAA-qualifying season disappointing.
For Palmyra field hockey coach Kristi Costello, it wasn’t necessarily the loss, but rather how they lost that was “disappointing.” Full Story
The Lower Dauphin 10U Blue team recently came in first in the Palmyra Tournament. Pictured (back): Shawn Landis, Bob Doane, Korey Gardner, Sean Reading. Middle: Luke Wren, Carson Doane, Ryan Angerer, Colton Waters, Adam Bonawitz. Front: Braden Landis, Josh Gardner, Zach Brookes, Ethan Miller, Derek McGaughlin and Jordan Reading. Full Story
Lower Dauphin volleyball Schedule Full Story
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