Smoluk Scores 1,000th Point
It took perhaps a little longer than expected, but when Palmyra senior Kristen Smoluk scored her 1,000th point Friday, Feb. 20, in a 54-27 win over Hempfield, it was well worth the wait. Full Story
Palmyra Advances To Championship
Palmyra is back in Giant Center and gunning for a District 3 girls’ basketball championship, just as it did two years ago in winning the D3 Class AAA title.
This year, it’s a little different as the Cougars embark on a new challenge in the bigschool AAAA division. So far, it’s gone well. Full Story
LD’s Shutt Advances to States
District 3 Wrestling
Bailey Shutt walked into Hersheypark Arena with a target on his back.
And he embraced every second of it.
The Lower Dauphin junior, a frontrunner to win the title at 160, lived up to expectations, leaving no doubt on his way to the podium at the District 3-AAA championships. Full Story
Late Collapse Dooms Hershey
D3 Boys Basketball
Hershey took a five-game winning streak into the Wednesday, Feb. 18, District 3-AAAA playoff game at York but saw its season end with a tough 68-54 loss to the Bearcats and finish with a 14-10 record. Full Story
Hershey Wins bears’ Cup
When you win the league championship, 67 percent of the time you’re doing something right.
Hershey proved yet again why it’s a perennial powerhouse in the CPIHL, blanking Palmyra 6-0 in the Bears’ Cup Championship, Sunday, Feb. 22.
Hershey has now won 14 championships in the league’s 21-year history. Full Story
Locals Fared Well At National Indoors
Pa. Mavericks Black indoor field hockey team tied for first place in Pool A in the USA U-16 National Indoor Tournament on Feb. 20-22 at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster.
Coached by Chelton Hunter, the Middletown-based team posted a 4-0-1 record, as did WC Eagles I (West Chester area), but was relegated to second place on a goals-scored tiebreaker. Full Story
The Hockey Corner
Hershey started its three-game weekend on Friday with a 5-3 loss in Binghamton then skated to a pair of home ice victories on Saturday, Feb. 21, and Sunday, Feb. 22. Bridgeport dropped a 4-3 decision on Saturday then the Bears pulled out a 5-4 overtime win over Providence. Full Story
LD Approves Spring Coaches
With hopes for spring on the horizon, the Lower Dauphin School Board has approved program directors and coaches for spring activities and sports teams. The complete list follows.
Timothy Bartholomew, camp supervisor (3 trips), $1,709; Randy Garrett, camp supervisor (3 trips), $1,709; Brenda Caruso, outdoor ed, Conewago, $570; and Pamela Waters, outdoor ed, East Hanover, $570. Full Story
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