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STICK-TO-IT-TIVENESS: A SAVE BY MIDDLETOWN FIELD HOCKEY GOALKEEPER SIDNEY LEPLANK

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Photo by Phil Hrobak

Middletown goalkeeper Sidney LePlank makes a stick save during an 8-0 road loss to Susquehanna Twp. on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

The loss ended a two-game winning streak for the Blue Raiders (2-4, 0-4 in the Mid-Penn Conference's Keystone Division).

Middletown won on the previous day, beating Bishop McDevitt, 7-0 on Monday, Sept. 8 in Middletown, and again on Saturday, Sept. 6, a 2-0 victory over Lebanon in Middletown. Lauren Eppley scored four goals for Middletown against Bishop McDevitt, and Emily Bendgen added two goals. Karlee Deibler scored both Middletown goals against Lebanon.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 16:31

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A PERFECT DAY: For Seven Sorrows, weather and effort are beautiful against Shippensburg

sorrowspic9 17 14                                                                                                                                                                                      It was a perfect fall day for the Seven Sorrows Eagles when they hosted the Shippensburg Greyhounds on Sunday, Sept. 14 in CFA Youth Football league action at Middletown Area Middle School.

Not only was the weather beautiful, but the Eagles won all three games.

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The Eagles found the end zone early and often. Isaiah Shayter started the scoring with a long touchdown run. Lewis Dillard followed with a scoring dash of his own. Matthew Gilhool and Jack Geesey also reached the end zone for the Eagles.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:18

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Jasper's goal and assist lead Raiders over Panthers in girls' soccer

Bianca Jasper scored a goal on a penalty kick and assisted on the game-winning goal to lead Middletown to a 2-1 victory over previously-unbeaten division rival East Pennsboro on Tuesday, Sept. 9 in Middletown.

    firstpicwebAlexis Ulrich scored the game-winner in the 78th minute. Jasper had tied the game, 1-1, in the 27th minute after East Pennsboro (6-1, 2-1 in the Mid-Penn Conference's Capital Division) grabbed an early lead on a goal by Hannah Young just six minutes into the game.

Goalkeeper Brooke Myers had 12 saves for the Blue Raiders. It was Middletown's fourth straight victory (4-1, 3-1).

The Raiders' winning streak ended two days later in a 1-0 loss to undefeated Trinity (6-0-1, 3-0) on Thursday, Sept. 11 in Camp Hill.

The Shamrocks' Brenna Finegan scored the game's only goal just before halftime.

Myers made 12 saves in the loss.

 

 

                                                        

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 20:20

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Raiders fall to rival Panthers, Trinity in boys' soccer

The Middletown boys' soccer team had a tough week, losing to division rivals East Pennsboro, 2-0, and Trinity, 4-2.

The Blue Raiders (1-3, 1-3 in the Mid-Penn Conference's Capital Division) left many good scoring opportunities at the doorstep in both of the contests.

Middletown goalkeeper Jordie Handley was credited with 12 saves as East Penn peppered the goal. He also had a key save on the first penalty kick he’s ever faced, not only saving the original kick, but also smothering the rebound attempt.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 15:49

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Middletown drops two to New Cumberland

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Middletown won one game and lost two to New Cumberland in a CFA Youth Football clash on Sunday, Sept. 7.
The Blue Raider midgets lost to New Cumberland, 27-6, their first loss of the season. The Raider midgets are 2-1.
The Blue Raider pony team lost a shootout to New Cumberland, 33-26. The pony team is 1-2.
The Blue Raider peewee team defeated New Cumberland, 29-0, improving its record to 2-1.
Middletown faces Hummelstown in Hummelstown on Sept. 13 or 14.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:20

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