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Blue Raiders girls basketball season ends with loss to York Catholic

The Middletown girls basketball team’s season ended Tuesday with a 64-48 loss to York Catholic in the PIAA District III Class 3A girls quarterfinals. The Blue Raiders finished at 9-14 on the …

Blue Raiders defeat Bubblers again, advance to district semifinals Monday vs. Berks Catholic

The Middletown boys basketball team hosted the Boiling Springs Bubblers on Feb. 6 in their next-to-last regular season game. The Blue Raiders had a rather easy time of it and ran past their guests, …

7 Blue Raider wrestlers advance to districts

The Blue Raider wrestlers competed in the District 3 AA Section 2 Tournament at CD East High School on Feb. 17 putting up a solid performance with seven Middletown wrestlers placing in the top three …

'Mini-stadium' possible for Raiders; structure would be used primarily for soccer, field hockey

Consultants are proposing two concepts for a new “mini-stadium” on the main Middletown Area School District campus that mostly would be used for soccer and field hockey. The field also …

Three football players from Middletown Area High School make college choices

Three Middletown Area High School football players signed their letters of intent Feb. 14 to continue playing in college. Brendan Douglass and Chris Plummer will play at California University of …

Did this hunting dog have what it takes? Woods & Waters by Tom Shank

The time had come to see if Nelson had it or not. His basic training was complete. His physical endurance and willingness to please wasn’t in question. The times we practiced retrieving, …

9 Lower Dauphin athletes make college choices

Nine Lower Dauphin High School student-athletes announced their college choices where they will continue their academic and athletic careers. In a National Letter of Intent signing day ceremony in …

Raiders ready for tourney after beating LD, Boiling Springs; they will play Bubblers again Feb. 22

Faced with the task of competing against two very good teams to close out the regular season schedule last week, the Middletown boys basketball team was victorious in both games to stand at 15-6 on …

Blue Raiders girls basketball team qualifies for tournament, will play York Catholic

A 1-2 record last week was enough to get the Blue Raiders girls basketball team into the PIAA District III Class AAA girls basketball tournament. Six teams qualified, and Middletown, at 9-13 on …

Middletown Blue Raiders' 1968 state championship basketball team honored: Photo Gallery

The 1968 Class B state championship basketball team was honored at halftime of Friday's Blue Raiders' game vs. West Perry. The team was represented by players Dave Twardzik, Charlie Bowen, Brett …