H’town Dealt First loss
Dauphin County Legion
The Hummelstown Legion baseball team suffered its first defeat of the season in the Dauphin County American Legion championship series on Tuesday, July 15, at Nye Elementary when Paxton (17-3) scored two runs in the top of the seventh to take a one-run lead and eventually hold on to the 4-3 victory. Full Story
Three Falcons Earn All State
Three Lower Dauphin softball players, Maddie Kotchey, Maddie Lilliock and Ava Bottiglia, had fitting conclusions to their outstanding season by being named recently to the All-PIAA Class AAAA team.
All three received second-team honors after leading the Falcons to a record of 23-6 and to the state final for the first time in program history. Full Story
The A.C. Veterinary Hospital “Lady Thunder” recently won the 2014 Lebanon County 12U Girls Fast Pitch Championship. Pictured (front): Jaelyn Getz, Noelle Martin, Elizabeth Matusiak and Claudia Parker. Back: Pat Quigley (coach), Sarah Quigley, Alexis Long, Destinee Loy, Alyssa Ulrich, Leah Krall, Alayna Harrell and Pryce Parker (assistant coach). Full Story
Against the Best, C’town Just Short
First-place Myerstown edged fourth-place Campbelltown 2-1 on Wednesday, July 9, to take a 1-0 lead in the Lebanon County Legion semifinal playoff series.
Conor Bawiec (7IP, 5K, 1BB, 5H) out-dueled John Binner (6IP, 4K, 1BB, 8H) in the contest that saw the teams total 13 hits and strand a dozen. Full Story
Palmyra Routs Swatty Cats
East Shore Twilight
Seven different players scored and eight had hits in Palmyra’s 9-3 win over Hummelstown on Friday, July 11, on the Palmyra High School diamond.
Travis Thome, making his first start since May 30, improved to 2-0 with a six-inning, eight-hit outing. Full Story
Who is Andy Panko?
‘A White Guy from Pennsylvania’
You’ve probably seen his yard signs sprinkled throughout Hummelstown and Sun Country: Panko Performance.
Former Lebanon Valley College basketball standout and current pro Andy Panko has come home ... sort of. He plans to return to Spain in early September for one more season of pro basketball, perhaps two, depending on how it goes. Full Story
On Saturday, July 12, the Hummelstown Flamingos finished off their season with their crosstown rival, Hershey. Divisionals will be held Saturday, July 19, at Hershey. Pictured in photo are Hummelstown Flamingo swimmers Katy Rish, Kylie Aurand and Maggie LaDuke. Photo: Kelly Hollenbeak. Full Story
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