Post Season Poise
Hershey lacrosse certainly seems to have a flair for the dramatic in big games.
On Tuesday, May 14, it wasn’t any different as the Trojans won an 11-10 overtime-thriller against Hempfield to open up the District3 lacrosse playoffs. Full Story
Here’s hoping every mom in Sun Country had a happy Mother’s Day. It’s often fathers who are thought of when it comes to success their sons and daughters might have in athletics, especially when they’re coaches. Full Story
Sun Country Downed in Doubles
District 3 Tennis
Both Lower Dauphin and Hershey were sent home in the first round of the District 3-AAA Doubles Tournament, Friday, May 10, at the Hershey Racquet Club.
Elbert Mets and Ben Wagner were put away by a 6-2, 6-2 score against Cedar Crest’s Colin Muraika and Nick Tull. Full Story
Moses Vaulted Into Record Books
At the Mid-Penn Meet…
Palmyra’s Tim Moses shattered the Mid-Penn track meet record in the pole vault after he cleared the 16-foot bar to earn a first-place finish Saturday, May 11, at the Mid- Penn Championships at Chambersburg.
Coincidentally, Moses shattered the previous record set by 2012 Palmyra grad Shawn Mayer at 15-7. Full Story
The girls of the U-11 Hershey Hurricanes celebrate their 2-0 quarterfinal victory over the Ukrainian Nationals Blasters in Horsham. Full Story
Palmyra’s Downey Leaves His Mark
An All-American Season?
Fast feet. Quick hands. Strong stick. Peripheral vision. A rapidly-processing mind. A flawless decision-maker. An unrelenting worker. A giving nature.
And a nose for the net.
Given Evan Downey’s considerable skill set, it’s not difficult to see why he’s so prolific and proficient. And not only is he not afraid to use his skills, he’s very adept at it. Full Story
LD, Palmyra In; D3 Playoff Stage Set
With both teams needing a win in a catfight to hold or move up in the District 3 rankings, Palmyra dropped a 4-1 season finale Tuesday to Mechanicsburg, thanks to key defensive plays by the Wildcats and several Cougars errors. Full Story
Hershey, LD Sent Home
District 3 Girls Lacrosse
Hershey’s and Lower Dauphin’s seasons came to an end Tuesday, May 14, as the two teams fell in the first round of the District 3 playoffs.
After losing in the Mid-Penn Championship, Saturday, May 11, Lower Dauphin, an eighth seed, fell to Exeter Township 21- 11 on Tuesday. Full Story
LD, Palmyra Push on to Postseason
Lower Dauphin closed out the regular season with three routine wins and Palmyra scored a critical victory at home over Bishop McDevitt as the Mid-Penn Keystone softball season drew to a close. Full Story
‘They are Carefree’
Hockey on a Sled…
As hockey in the NHL and AHL is slowly coming to an end, the Hershey Junior Bears Sled Hockey team will be keeping the ice warm during the offseason in preparation for its inaugural season.
But this team isn’t playing your average version of hockey. Full Story
Representative John Payne posed for a picture with the Hershey High students who will be representing the Trojans at the Big 33 Classic on June 15. Full Story
Ian Hefflefinger was misidentified in a lacrosse photo on page 3 of the sports section in the Thursday, May 9, edition of The Sun.
Hefflefinger had two goals in the game. Full Story
Lower Dauphin Wins Fifth Straight Title
The Thursday, May 9, sweep of Red Land is a little misleading when you consider the Patriots are one of the top-ranked teams in District 3-AA and had a 12-4 lead in the opening game before losing 28-26, then dropping two 25-20 decisions. Full Story
The Palmyra Youth third/fourth grade lacrosse team recently won the Penn Manor Dick Taylor Sportsman Tournament, Sunday, May 5. Full Story