LD Heads Off Hershey
Mechanicsburg held on to its one-game lead with a slim win at Palmyra and Lower Dauphin downed rival Hershey 2-0 to highlight Mid-Penn Keystone Division girls’ soccer action, Tuesday, April 10. Full Story
Hershey Blows by Cougars
In the first meeting of the season between two of the pre-season Mid- Penn Keystone Division favorites Hershey and Palmyra, it was the Trojans who remained undefeated in a 12-2, six-inning contest that snapped the Cougars’ four-game winning streak. Full Story
Hershey Remains Unbeaten
Hershey has jumped to a 7-0 start on the season after a 15-10 victory over Carlisle, Wednesday, April 5.
The Trojans were led by Joe Baker, who scored seven of the team’s 15 goals in the win. Baker now has 25 goals in seven games. Full Story
D Sweeps Hershey
The Falcons, with Andrew Roberts racking up 14 kills and 5 aces, swept Hershey 3-0 by scores of 25-15, 25-21 and 25-18. Full Story
Hershey Stays Undefeated
Hershey moved to 6-0 after a 16-5 victory over division opponent Carlisle (1-6, 1-5), Monday, April 9.
On Wednesday, April 4, Hershey squeaked by Cumberland Valley (5-1, 3-1) 14-12 in Keystone Division play.
Leading the way for the Trojans was Corrie Anderson, who scored seven goals in the game.
Allison Faust added five. Full Story
Tour de Chocolate Town Bike Tour
Registration is now open for the second annual Tour de Chocolate Town, which will be held Sunday, June 3.
The tour features four different routes that are designed to appeal to all riding levels. Riders can choose from four courses:
-Beginner: 17.5 miles
-Intermediate: 35 miles
-Advanced: 65 miles
-Century Ride: 100 miles Full Story
Youth Summer Clinics
The Paramount Sports Complex in Annville will hold four volleyball clinics for boys and girls, ages 7 to 13, this summer.
The first of the clinics will begin in June and is for beginners.
The first clinic is open to boys and girls, ages 7-12. The cost is $105. Full Story
Hershey’s Rachel Claroni (center) with parents Karyl and Rocco during letter of intent signing ceremonies at Hershey in February. Claroni will attend Sacred Heart University. Full Story
Hershey Surprises Mechanicsburg
The Trojans dealt division leader Mechanicsburg its first division loss of the season, following a 5-0 victory, Tuesday, April 10.
Hershey’s number one, Sebastian Callejas, beat Mechanicsburg’s Josh Ringquist in three sets, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.
Hershey’s number two Elbert Mets and number three Ben Wagner won their matches in singles action. Full Story
The Hockey Corner
Week In Review
Picking up just one of a possible six points over the weekend allowed teams behind the Bears (38-23-4-8, 88 points) to pull a bit closer to them in the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference. Full Story
Track and Field Wrap
Three Lower Dauphin runners finished first in their respective events during the Bruce Dallas Invitational at Cumberland Valley High School, Saturday, April 7.
For the girls, senior Jenna Flickinger finished first in the 3200m run and Elle Wallace, a sophomore, claimed first in the 100m hurdles.
As a team, the girls finished fifth with 43 points. Full Story
LD Starts 7-0
The Lower Dauphin softball team is 5-0 in division play and 7-0 overall after victories this past week over Susquehanna Township and Harrisburg.
On Tuesday, April 10, the Falcons earned a non-league win over Harrisburg 6-2.
With the game tied at 2 in the fourth inning, the Cougars loaded the bases with no outs. Full Story
‘I just feel very lucky’
Former Bear ‘Lofty’
Mark Lofthouse is one of a dozen different Hershey players who were able to score 100 or more points in a season, having accomplished that feat in the 1980- 81 campaign, the same year he led the AHL in scoring (48-55-103 points). Full Story
The Bears Daren Machesney allowed three shootout goals in Hershey’s 3-2 loss to Syracuse, Saturday, April 7. Photo: Kevin J. Fischer Photography. Full Story
PAHA Hosts Golf Outing
The Palmyra Area Heritage Association will host a golf outing at Fairview Golf Course in Quentin, Friday, May 18.
The four-person scramble event will begin at noon with lunch, followed by a pitching and chipping clinic by former golf pro Michael Battistelli.
The shotgun scramble will start at 1:30 p.m. Full Story