LD Boys Close in on Swimming Title

By Kaitlin Santanna The end of January was a busy time in the schedule for Lower Dauphin’s boys and girls swimming teams. Last week, the Falcons had meets against conference-rival Palmyra and out of conference opponent Central Dauphin. Both the girls and boys picked up a win on the week; the boys against Palmyra and the girls against Central Dauphin. […]

Hershey Sweeps Carlisle, Palmyra

Hershey’s swim teams swept a pair of Mid-Penn Conference meets last week; taking care of Carlisle on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and Palmyra on Thursday, Jan. 28. The Trojans’ girls defeated the Thundering Herd, 109-61, and the Cougars, 147-36, while the boys won by respective scores of 121- 46 and 142-38. Hershey’s girls won all but one event against Carlisle and […]

Hershey AC Swimmers Score at Elite Meet

By Michael Drexler Nine swimmers from the Hershey Aquatic Club qualified for the Middle Atlantic Elite Meet held Jan. 23-25 in Sewell, New Jersey. These swimmers earned enough points to place the team a respectable 15th out of the 50 teams entered. Niki Fistrovic, Vivi Tafuto and Olivia Duck represented the club in the girls’ 11-12 age bracket. Tafuto showed […]

The LD Girls Win; Markus Hits 1,000

Lower Dauphin erupted for 21 third-quarter points to seize control of the game and finished with a 14-4 flurry to defeat rival Hershey, 51-37, Tuesday night, Feb. 2, in a Mid- Penn Conference Keystone Division girls’ basketball clash in Hummelstown. The Falcons (10-2, 16-3) remained one game behind division-leading Mechanicsburg (11-1) with two games remaining. They’ll need help from either […]

Hershey Aquatic Club Remains Undefeated

The Hershey Aquatic Club preserved its perfect record (3-0) by defeating Lower Paxton Aquatic Club, 703-416, last weekend. Hershey dominated the meet by winning 44 of the 62 events, including seven of the 10 relay races. Hershey swimmers that won all three of their events included Caylene Rippon (9-10 girls), Niki Fistrovic (11-2 girls), Meaghan Raab (13-14 girls), Steven Ceneviva […]

Sea Lions Take Down Shippensburg

There were no shortages of firstplace finishes and personal bests at the Sea Lions’ home meet, Saturday, Jan. 30. The Sea Lions came out strong, causing Shippensburg to sink to 0-4, with a Sea Lions’ win of 648-327. This brought the team to 3-1 for the season. Working hard all season long in practice paid off for Andrew Han, who […]

Hershey Boys Run Streak to 8

Hershey completed its series sweep of Lower Dauphin for the fourth straight season Tuesday, Feb. 2, with a 65-44 home court victory to remain atop the Mid-Penn Conference Keystone Division in boys’ basketball. The Trojans (12-2, 16- 3) won their eighth straight and 12th of their last 13 outings behind a solid 1-2 punch from 6-9 senior Scott Eatherton (25) […]

CP Krunch Accepts Tenn. Showcase Invite

The Central Pennsylvania Krunch 16u girls’ Junior Olympic softball team has accepted an invitation to play at the Scenic City College Showcase in Chattanooga, Tennessee from June 17-20. The Krunch was part of a select list of teams pre-approved for the event due to its success at recent national tournaments as well as college showcases. The event will be held […]

The Hockey Corner

The Hershey Bears closed out January with three more wins, defeating Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 8-6, Albany, 8-3, and Binghamton, 6-1, to continue their assault on the franchise and AHL record books. Sunday’s win was the eighth straight and tied the club home unbeaten streak record of 16 (14-0-2) set in 1987-88. Keith Aucoin and Alex Giroux extended their point streaks to 16 […]

Bourque Adds Offense to Bears

By Don Scott After spending the first two months of the season in the NHL with Washington and Pittsburgh, Chris Bourque returned to the Hershey Bears to add another gun to their already loaded lineup. He scored eight goals his rookie year in 2005-06 and 20-plus every season since then. Last season, he had a career-high 52 assists and 73 […]