Lower Dauphin Edges Out Hershey
A pair of third-inning runs was the difference for Lower Dauphin in the Friday, April 17, 2-1 win at Hershey.
Blair Lewis, who was 2-for-4 at the plate, struck out six and scattered five hits to out-duel Connor Gurt, who fanned seven in his 5 1/3 innings on the mound. Full Story
The Sun’s Saufley Extends Hit Streak
Former Lower Dauphin baseball player and Sun reporter Joe Saufley is tearing it up on the diamond at Messiah College.
Saufley has hit safely in 15 straight games, tying the school’s record for longest hitting streak during a single season.
During the streak, Saufley has hit .475 with nine doubles, four triples, four home runs, 18 runs scored and 18 RBIs. Full Story
Without Wicker, Cougars go 3-1
Even in defeat, the Palmyra softball team is proving that a negative situation can turn positive. A week ago, all eyes were on the Cougars following the unexpected departure of coach Kathy Wicker, who was suspended pending the results of an investigation into an alleged underage drinking party. Full Story
William Hess of Hummelstown caught this rainbow trout at the Middletown Reservoir in Londonderry Township on the first day of trout season. The fish was 21.5 inches long and weighed 4.5 pounds. Full Story
Smoluk Earns All-State Honors
Palmyra’s Kristen Smoluk became the only Sun Country basketball player to earn all-state honors when she was named recently to the PIAA Class AAAA third team.
The 5-10 senior was recognized for leading the Cougars to a record of 27-5 and to a No. 4 state ranking in their first year of AAAA competition. Full Story
Sun Country Lacrosse Scores
Boys Thursday, April 16- Palmyra 11, McDevitt 2- Hershey 18, CD East 0- LD 7, CD 4 friday, April 17- Palmyra 14, Cedar Crest 7 Saturday, April 18- Hershey 15, Emmaus 6 Full Story
Keystone Unbeaten Palmyra Bests Hershey
In a battle of Keystone Division unbeatens, the Cougars came out on top with a convincing 98-52 win over Hershey, Tuesday, April 21.
Palmyra’s 1600m relay team of Maria Tukis, Jess Dembrowski, Ellie Keck and Katie Dembrowski closed out the meet with a win to help hand Hershey (3-1-1) its first division loss. Full Story
The winners of the Pitch, Hit & Run competition show off their awards they won during the Hummelstown Baseball and Softball Association’s opening day at Schaffner Park. Pictured (front): Jacob Lontz, Hunter Strohm, Liam McCutcheon, William Sierer, Julia Goss. Back: Ben Sierer, Carson Doane, Caleb Banning, Andie Sierer, Steven Goss and Alec Merry. Full Story
Hershey Clinches Keystone Division
With one game remaining on its regular season schedule, Hershey has clinched the Keystone with a 5-0 record against division opponents.
The Trojans notched their fifth Keystone win with a 5-0 victory over Northern, Wednesday, April 15. Hershey’s final regular season game is against Central Dauphin East, which is 2-3 in division play. Full Story
Hershey, LD Showdown Set
The Trojans swept Red Land 25-17, 25-20 and 25-22 on Tuesday, April 21, to set up the showdown match with Lower Dauphin on Thursday.
Nate Daugherty and Asher Hollenbeak split 16 kills with Hollenbeak also firing 8 aces.
Dan Reeves added 7 kills, Zach Zeiber dished out 14 assists and Ryan Crawford had 3 blocks for Hershey. Full Story
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