LD Wins Viola cup
High School Hockey
Lower Dauphin ice hockey team’s turnaround season received the greatest of validation Saturday, March 1, when the Falcons knocked off Hempfield 4-3 in the finals of CPIHL Tier-2 playoffs to win the Viola Cup.
The Falcons scored all their goals in the second period to take a 4-2 lead into the third and then hung on the rest of the way for the victory. Full Story
It isn’t how you start but how you finish, that was the thinking of the Hershey Trojans on Thursday, Feb. 27, following the 71-64 comeback overtime victory over Central York on the Warwick High School hardwood.
Hershey (18-8) will play Lower Merion (21-7) on Saturday, March 8, at Milton Hershey at 5 p.m. in the opening round of the PIAA Class AAAA State Tournament. Full Story
H’town Optimist Hosts Bball contest
The Hummelstown Optimist Club will host its annual Tri-Star Basketball Contest, Saturday, March 8, at 9 a.m., at the Lower Dauphin Middle School Gym.
The contest is for girls and boys ages seven (and under) to 12-years-old.
The contest will consist of passing, shooting and dribbling skills and the top two boys and top two girls in each age group will win trophies. Full Story
Back in States
Palmyra went 3-1 in the District 3 Class AAA girls’ basketball playoffs to earn its third straight trip to the PIAA playoffs and 10th in the last 12 years.
Its 59-47 win over Berks Catholic on Feb. 27 in the district’s fifth-place game at Garden Spot improved the Cougars to 22-4 and earned them a relatively short trip in the first round of states. Full Story
Hershey Wins D3 Gold
Sun Country teams rose to the top during the two-day District 3 swimming championships held Feb. 28 and March 1 at Cumberland Valley High School.
As expected, Hershey dominated with gold medals for its boys’ and girls’ teams. The Hershey girls won their eighth straight district title by a wide margin over runner-up Wilson, 457-196. Full Story
Drew Rhodes takes off on the second leg of the full court dribble race during the Lower Dauphin Youth Basketball Association’s Youth Day at the Lower Dauphin Middle School. Full Story
H’town’s Stern-Green Signs With UVA
Elizabeth Stern-Green (below) of Hummelstown will play field hockey next year at the University of Virginia, after signing a letter of intent on Feb. 5.
Stern-Green played part of her career at Hershey, until she transferred to Mercersburg - a boarding school in Franklin County - after her sophomore year. Full Story
Hershey’s Peter LaBlanc puts a shot on net in the Bears’ loss to Charlotte on Saturday at home. After losing five games in a row the Bears playoff hopes are slipping. Photo: Kevin J. Full Story
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