Hershey Cruises Past Lower Dauphin
A five-run fifth inning propelled Hershey to a 7-3 win over Lower Dauphin on Tuesday in a battle of the Keystone Division leaders that featured the mound work of two southpaw pitchers. Both teams entered the contest with 3-0 records in Keystone Division play. Full Story
Hershey High’s new girls’ lacrosse coach Allison Furman fell into an envious position last fall when veteran coach Tami Scola and her husband, John Scola, resigned their positions as field hockey and lacrosse coaches at Hershey. Full Story
L D Starts 3-0 in Keystone
With Hershey having lost twice, the Mid-Penn Keystone Division girls’ soccer race is already taking shape. Full Story
L D Falls to Palmyra
Lower Dauphin (1-4, 0-2) fell to Palmyra 3-2 in a Keystone Division matchup, Monday, April 2.
In the number one singles match, Nathan Carl of Lower Dauphin lost to Palmyra’s Pearce Clary 1-6, 7-5, 2-6.
In the number two match, LD’s Josh Ceschini beat Nate McClellan 7-6, 6-3.
Matt Fulton of Lower Dauphin beat Cody Beers in the number three match. Full Story
L D Slides Past Hershey
The game between two neighboring rivals was anticlimactic Tuesday, April 3, as Lower Dauphin (5-0, 3-0) blew by Hershey 10-1 in Keystone Division softball action.
Hershey (1-5, 1-2) managed just four hits against LD hurler Megan Donlan, who helped propel the Falcons to a 5-0 start on the young season.
The Falcons had 13 hits, including a home run by Casey Alcorn. Full Story
L D Routs CD East
Lower Dauphin (4-0, 3-0) scored 11 second-half goals en route to a 20-9 win over host Central Dauphin East, Friday, March 30.
Taylor Bracale and Sarah Lingle each had five goals and Taylor Lister added four in the win.
On Saturday, March 31, the Falcons were upended by State College by a 16-13 margin.
Lingle had four goals and Monica Breon added three in the loss. Full Story
L D Gets First Win
The Falcons earned their first win of the season, knocking off Central Dauphin 8-7 in an overtime Keystone Division clash, Wednesday, March 28.
Leading the way for Lower Dauphin (1-3, 1-2) were Ian Hefflefinger and Taylor Guevarez, who each scored two goals.
Michael Mattis, Alex Baldwin, Jordan Cluster and Tim Groh each netted a goal. Baldwin had two assists. Full Story
Outdoors in Sun Country
I hate meetings. I hate sitting. I sat through 2½ hours of Pa. Game Commission meetings so I could report back to you folks what’s happening with our hunting future. This reporting stuff isn’t as easy as you think. I just want to complain to someone and you just happen to be reading this column so you’re it. Full Story
The Hockey Corner
Week In Review
Hershey (38-21-4-7, 87 points) had a win, loss and shootout loss to garner three points and finish the week two points behind Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in the race for fourth place in the Eastern Conference.
On Wednesday, March 28 the Bears extended their win streak to seven in a 5-2 victory over the Binghamton Senators. Full Story
LD Picks up First ‘W’
Lower Dauphin picked up its initial win of the season Thursday, March 29, with a 25-10, 25-20 and 25-22 sweep of Carlisle.
Sophomore John Wenger got the Falcons started to the easy first-game win with five straight serving points for a 6-0 lead on the way to the 15-point difference. Full Story
Sun Country Sports Calendar
Lower DauphinThursday, April 5Baseball vs. Susquehanna Township - 4 p.m.Girls Lacrosse @ Wilson - 4 p.m.Softball @ Susquehanna Township - 4:15 p.m.Girls Soccer vs. Full Story
Nolan Breaks Track Record
The Hershey girls track team improved to 2-0 overall following a 111-39 victory over Keystone Division opponent Mechanicsburg, Tuesday, April 3.
Highlighting the meet was Libby Nolan, who set a school record in the 400m with a time of 57.9.
Nolan broke the previous record held by Jodi Keys, who ran a time of 58.5 in 1987. Full Story