Spencer, LD Advances To State Semifinal
District 3-AAAA Championship
Lower Dauphin makes no bones about it.
It likes to run.
It likes to run a lot.
And it doesn’t pretend to be a passing team.
Cumberland Valley found that out the hard way Saturday night at Hersheypark Stadium as Lower Dauphin rushed 41 times for 223 yards in a 24-21 win to claim the District 3-AAAA title and advance to the PIAA semifinals. Full Story
There’s a long tradition of 12th men in football, dating back more than a century when a writer referred to it in a 1912 University of Iowa alumni publication. Full Story
Falcons Return Four Starters
LD Girls Basketball Preview
For the second year in a row, coach Bob Heusser’s girls’ basketball team at Lower Dauphin has gotten off to a slow start due to the field hockey team winning its second straight PIAA-AAA championship. Full Story
Cougars Seek Depth and Health in ‘13
Palmyra Girls Basketball Preview
Head coach Ron Berman faced some complexities last week during the first week of girls’ basketball practice, despite having a large core of players back from last year’s 29-1 team. Full Story
The Hockey Corner
The Bears picked up three of a possible six points in their three games, with a loss to St. John’s, an overtime victory against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and a shootout loss to Providence.
Brenden Kichton scored twice, including the gamewinning goal, to lead St. John’s to a 4-2 victory over the Bears on Wednesday Nov. 27. Full Story
No this isn’t a typo…6-year-old Hunter Strohm of Hummelstown bagged this doe on Nov. 12 while hunting archery. His father, Brad Strohm (below), shot this 8-pointer on Nov. 16. Full Story
‘It’s Going to Be Tough’
Hershey Girls Basketball Preview
Black Friday was a busy day for Hershey High girls’ basketball coach Randy Gambelunghe, who’s been shopping for an offensive weapon or two who can score about 30 points a game. Full Story
Lindsey Stine of Londonderry Township harvested this buck with her .243 rifle while hunting with her dad, Jon Stine, on opening day. Full Story
The 2013-14 Lower Dauphin High School swim team begins its season this Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Dover Invitational. Last year, the boys were Keystone Division champions. Full Story
LD Grad White Gets Player of Year
Lower Dauphin grad Bre White of Hummelstown, a member of the Shippensburg Field Hockey team, was recently named the 2013 Longstreth/ National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II National Player of the Year.
White, who was the team’s top scorer with 41 points, ended her career with 67 goals, 45 assists and a national championship. Full Story
Kyle Dillman, a 2010 Lower Dauphin grad and her teammates recently celebrated Alvernia University’s first Eastern College Athletic Conference championship. Full Story