Hershey Hires New Football Coach
Hershey has hired former Susquenita football coach Jeff Geisel to replace departed football coach Scott Mitchell.
Geisel was approved as coach by a 9-0 vote at the Monday, June 22, Derry Township School Board meeting.
The approval comes three weeks after the board approved the resignation of Mitchell. Full Story
Hershey Grad Brantley Injured in Car Crash
Hershey grad Harold Brantley, a rising star on the defensive line at the University of Missouri, suffered a broken leg in a car crash Sunday, June 21, in the Columbia, Mo., area.
Brantley, who was rushed into surgery Sunday night, also suffered multiple rib fractures and some ligament damage in his left knee, according to the university’s website. Full Story
The Hummelstown U-18 girls’ softball team (above) hoists up the first-place trophy after winning the championship 5-4. One family (below) went all out for its support of the team. The team, which is sponsored by 7-Eleven, is coached by Tammy Cogan, Tyler Cogan and Ralph Miller. Full Story
The South Hanover Royal Blue Pony baseball team recently won the LDBL 2015 pony championship. The team finished the season with a 19-2 record. Full Story
Joe Saufley was recently honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America as a Capital One Academic Second Team All-American. Saufl ey is a double major in marketing and communications and he finished the year with a 3.93 GPA at Messiah College. Full Story
First-Place C’town Edges Out Richland
Lebanon County Legion
Campbelltown’s Isaac Blatt and Richland’s Jack Mays hooked up in a 1-0 thriller Monday, June 22, that was decided on a fifth-inning unearned run by C’town.
Dylan Spagnolo led off the inning with a single. Braden Vernet followed with a bunt that was thrown away allowing Spagnolo to move to third, then a sac fly by Blatt plated the only run of the game. Full Story
Nationals Try to Get to .500
With 11 games to go in the regular season, the Hummelstown Nationals of the Pennsylvania Midstate Baseball League are hoping to return to their early-season form.
The Nats started the season 4-1, but have since gone 2-6, with their most recent loss coming at the hands of Enola, Sunday, June 21. Full Story
‘Tie is Better Than a Loss’
East Shore Twilight League
A two-out, sixth-inning single by Adrian Huber pulled Middletown even at 2-2 with Hummelstown on Monday, June 22, that ended in a nine-inning 2-2 tie.
The visitors took a 1-0 lead in the second when Arturo Figueroa led off with a double against Swatty Cats starter Eric Marrero (5IP, 4K, 3H) and scored on a double play. Full Story
H’town Loses Fifth Straight
Dauphin County Legion
It’s been a tough summer for the Hummelstown Legion baseball team so far.
With an evening rainstorm seemingly every other night, and a lack of player participation, Post 265 will have to jam in seven games in 11 days before season’s end. Full Story
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