MHS Grad Gilliam Goes to Super Bowl
‘It feels like a dream’
The last time Garry Gilliam caught a touchdown pass he was a senior at Milton Hershey School.
Six years later, as a rookie lineman for the Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks, Gilliam finally found his way back to the end zone in what he describes as something he’s only ever dreamed of. Full Story
Lyons, Cougars Sweep MHS
The deep end of the pool gets a little deeper this week for the Palmyra swim teams when they visit unbeaten powerhouse Hershey on Friday, Jan. 23, in the Plaza pool.
The Cougar girls moved to 8-0 on the year Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 20, with a routine win over Milton Hershey in the Palmyra pool, while the Cougar boys improved to 5-3 overall and 5-0 in the Mid-Penn Keystone Division. Full Story
Donned in their “drive for a cure” T-shirts, the Palmyra girls’ basketball team (above) raised $2,738 for the fight against cystic fibrosis Tuesday, Jan. 20. The team’s head coach, Ron Berman (right), his granddaughter, Lauren, who is battling the disease, and Lauren’s mom posed for a picture before the game. Full Story
Five Straight: Palmyra Bests Hershey
Boys Basketball Wrap
Led by Isaac Blatt’s 10 fourth-quarter points, Palmyra edged Hershey 54- 52 on Tuesday, Jan. 20, for its fifth consecutive win and eighth in nine games. Full Story
Palmyra Rebounds With 3 in a Row
Girls Basketball Wrap
The Palmyra girls’ basketball team has proven to be a resilient group in the past few years, including this one.
A loss in each of the past four seasons has always been followed by a win as the Cougars have compiled a four-year record of 93-12. Full Story
Hershey Edges Palmyra
The Hershey hockey team remains unbeaten after a narrow 3-2 victory over Palmyra, Wednesday, Jan. 14, at Klick Lewis Arena.
With the game tied at 2-2 in the third period, Sammy Steele scored off an assist from Michael Lewis with nine minutes left to give Hershey (13-0-1) a 3-2 lead and eventually the game. Full Story
LD Grinds Out Win Over RL
As tough a week as Lower Dauphin had, the Falcons still found a way to snare a silver lining. LD opened the week with a pair of heartbreaking home losses, but Kemal Pegram’s squad (10-5, 2-2) managed to punctuate its grueling three-matches in four-days outing with a road win against Red Land on Jan. 17. Full Story
The Hershey Country Club’s 9-hole Bunker Club donated its “mulligan money” to the Hershey and Hummelstown Food Bank. Pictured (from left): JoEllen Myers, Sue Dahmus, Carolyn Sinisi and Harriet Isom. Full Story
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