LD Football Falcons Top Township; ‘Battle of War’ Next



The Falcons made a critical goal-line stand as time expired in a 49-42 slugfest win over Susquehanna Township on Friday, Sept. 25. Trailing by seven, Township drove down to the 1-yard line where it had time for two plays with seconds remaining. On the first try, Indian quarterback Ben Moser tried to sneak up the middle, but was stood up […]

Cougars Claim Top Division Spot

Volleyball Wrap

Heading into the end of the first round of Colonial Division action on Tuesday, Sept. 29, both Hershey and Palmyra were undefeated and looking for a win to secure the top spot. The Cougars claimed that advantage with a solid 25-15, 25-22 and 25-6 sweep on their home court. The reported stats for Palmyra don’t reflect how dominating Josie Stovall […]

First-Place Hershey Beats Palmyra, LD

Tennis Wrap

With two games left on their regular season schedule, the Trojans appear poised to win out and go undefeated in the division. Hershey beat up on both Lower Dauphin and Palmyra this past week and have State College and Red Land remaining on its schedule. Despite giving Hershey a real run for its money in prior seasons, State College likely […]

Price: ‘We Really Wanted This One’

Girls Soccer Wrap

There’s a new No. 1 girls’ soccer team in the Mid- Penn Keystone Division following Hershey’s 2-1 win over previously undefeated Lower Dauphin on Saturday, Sept. 26, in Falcons Stadium. You have to go back a number of years to find the last time Hershey beat LD on its field. At 6-0, LD entered the game as the No. 1 […]

Falcons Still Undefeated…Barely

Boys Soccer Wrap

The Lower Dauphin boys’ soccer team, ranked No. 3 in District 3 Class AAA, remained undefeated on the year, but not by much. The Falcons and rival Hershey played to a 0-0 tie in a taut, defensiveminded double overtime match on Saturday, Sept. 26, at LD. Neither team could score or mount much of an attack in a game that […]

A Moral Victory? Hershey, LD Tie

Field Hockey Wrap

For the first time in seven years, Lower Dauphin didn’t beat Hershey in the regular season as the two teams played to a 0-0 tie Thursday, Sept. 24, at Hershey. LD goalie Maddie Lilliock stood on her head while Hershey peppered her with shots in overtime as the Falcons dodged what would have been their first loss to Hershey in […]

Trinity Rocked by Cougars

Palmyra Football

Palmyra used multiple offensive weapons, combined with another solid defensive effort, for an impressive win 49-23 win over Trinity on Friday, Sept. 25, to the delight of the hometown crowd at Buck Swank Stadium. In addition to improving to 4-0 on the season, it was also reportedly the first time a Palmyra Cougars team defeated the Shamrocks in football. Alon […]

“Hotel Transylvania 2”



            “Hotel Transylvania 2” is a lame animated movie that takes some of the most well-known characters in horror and makes them kid-friendly (which I can accept) and unfunny (which I can’t). The main characters are vampires and there’s a lot of talk of fangs in this movie. I was ready to make the easy joke about how this movie […]

In The Cup



The second annual COPS for KOPS golf tournament was held Sept. 25 at Sunset Golf Course to raise funds for the children of fallen police officers. Here, DTPD Chief Pat O’Rourke downs a lengthy putt while his son, Keeghan, holds the flag. Mark your calendar … the 10th annual KOPS benefit hockey game will be held Dec. 12, 1 p.m. […]

Hotel Clears Hurdle

The Eastern Gateway

The Chafia hotel project on the 500 block of East Chocolate Avenue moved forward Sept. 28 as the Derry Township Design Advisory Board (DAB) recommended approval of the building design. The project consists of three new structures to be built on the 500 block of East Chocolate Avenue on the old Miller Chevrolet site, the eastern gateway to downtown Hershey. […]