‘Getting After It’
Mitchell Gets First Win
The Hershey Trojans got their first win under new head coach Scott Mitchell on Sept. 5, defeating the Elizabethtown Bears 14-7 to get to 1-1 for the season. Full Story
Falcons’ ‘D’ Crushes Crest
Lower Dauphin Football
In a battle of the Falcons, Lower Dauphin did the wing clipping, as the Falcons from LD downed the Falcons from Cedar Crest 35-7, Friday, Sept. 5.
The Falcons put Cedar Crest (1-1) away with a healthy dose of running as George Hatalowich ran for 98 yards on 19 carries and one score. Full Story
Palmyra Dispatches Hershey
Field Hockey Wrap
There’s several matchups that every Sun Country field hockey fan circles on their calendar each year.
One of those contests went down Tuesday night, Sept. 9, when Palmyra came to Hershey, where the Cougars’ defense frustrated the Trojans, and Palmyra pulled out a 2-0 win.
It wasn’t Palmyra field hockey at its finest, but it was enough to get the job done. Full Story
Hershey, LD Finish in Top 5
In the blistering heat Saturday, Sept. 6, 32 teams from Maryland and Pennsylvania competed at the Kutztown Invitational.
On the 91-degree day, Hershey and Lower Dauphin were competitive as always.
In the boys’ varsity gold race, Hershey had an impressive fourth-place finish while Lower Dauphin was right on its heels, finishing in fifth place. Full Story
The LDTABA 8U baseball team recently celebrated an undefeated season, going 26-0 and winning all five tournaments it entered. Pictured (front): Noah Heath, Rees Schrode, Brady Coonelly, Casey Westerberg and Ty Kephart. Back: Brady Hoffsass, Ethan Duff, Ian Sharp, Brayden Reading and Avery Kopcha. Full Story
Gallagher The Great
Filling in for injured quarterback Michael Lewis, Tyler Gallagher (12-20-228 yards) had a career game, tossing four touchdown passes, to lead Palmyra to a 41-30 comeback win over Elco on Friday, Sept. 5. Full Story
The Lower Dauphin Travel and All Star Baseball Association (LD TABA) has established its tryout dates for all teams for the 2015 season.
Pre registration for a tryout is required. For tryout times for all age groups and to register, visit www.leaguelineup.com/ldtaba. For more info, contact Sean Reading at email@example.com Full Story
Hershey Downs Cumberland Valley
Facing arguably its toughest opponent of the season, Hershey made it look easy against Cumberland Valley, sending the Eagles packing by a 5-0 score.
Highlighting the match was a back and forth battle between Hershey’s number one Heidi Luise Wingert and Cumberland Valley’s Maizie Ober. Full Story
Hershey, 6-0, Rolls Over Susquehanna
Girls Soccer Wrap
Hershey is doing an excellent job of defending the Mid- Penn Keystone Division girls’ soccer title it shared last year with Lower Dauphin.
The unbeaten Trojans scored their sixth straight win with a ridiculously easy 9-0 victory over Susquehanna Twp. on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Hershey. Full Story
Spartans Generate 5 Turnovers in Win
Milton Hershey Football
Muhlenberg turned the ball over five times as Milton Hershey stormed by the Muhls 27-7 at home, Friday, Sept. 5.
The Spartans didn’t generate much offense, but they didn’t need to as Muhlenberg (0-2) handed the game to the Spartans on a silver platter. Full Story
Rivals Clash, LD Falls
Boys Soccer Wrap
This was the game Lower Dauphin circled on its boys’ soccer schedule since the beginning of the season.
Mechanicsburg at LD under the lights on Tuesday, Sept. 9. The Falcons and Wildcats have recent history, of course, dating back farther than the past two years when they shared the Mid-Penn Keystone Division title. Full Story
Trojans Beat Improved MHS
Hershey continued its dominance over Milton Hershey with a 25-13, 25-13, 25-20 sweep on Tuesday, Sept. 8, but each year, it becomes a bit harder as the Spartans continue to improve, according to Trojans coach John Zitko. Full Story
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