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Spear, Fegley lead MAHS wrestlers at Solanco's Mule Classic

The Blue Raiders wrestling team has become accustomed to starting off their season with a depleted wrestling squad, as for the third straight year much of the team was competing in the PIAA state …

Blue Raiders girls basketball team wins their opening tourney, start off at 2-0

The Middletown girls basketball team started the season by winning their Middletown Tip Off Tournament, led by junior standout Kate Fitzpatrick. On Friday, Middletown beat Boiling Springs 41-27 …

Aliquippa too much for Blue Raiders; Middletown falls in state title game

The good news is that junior running back Jose Lopez surpassed Brady Fox as the all-time career rushing leader in Blue Raider history. The not-so-good news is Middletown was again was denied in …

8 Lower Dauphin student-athletes announce college plans

Eight Lower Dauphin High School student-athletes announced their college decisions at an NCAA early commitment day ceremony Nov. 14 with coaches, family and friends in attendance. Baseball Ryan …

Blue Raiders football team heads to state title game, hope third time is a charm

They did it again! For the third straight year, the Middletown Blue Raider football team is headed to the state championship game. With a resounding 35-21 victory over a talented Scranton Prep …

Seniors win annual Powder Puff fundraiser football game for MAHS cheerleaders

The Seniors beat the Juniors Nov. 20 in the Powder Puff game, a battle for bragging rights held annually at Middletown Area High School. This tradition has been played every year for many years. …

‘Mini-stadium’ with artificial turf likely at Middletown Area High School

A new artificial turf “mini-stadium” used mostly for soccer and field hockey could be in place at Middletown Area High School by August 2020. The school board during its Nov. 20 …

Blue Raiders hang on against Conwell-Egan behind Lopez's rushing, Radabaugh's recovery

After cruising past North Schuylkill the previous week, running back Patrick Garwo and his Conwell-Egan teammates were counting down the hours in anticipation of a rematch with the Middletown Area …

Lopez, Senior named Mid-Penn Capital offensive, defensive MVPs

Middletown football players dominate the Mid-Penn Conference Capital Division All-Stars list, which was released last Wednesday. Junior running back Jose Lopez was picked as the MVP for offense, …

Seven Sorrows wins pair of football titles

The Seven Sorrows Eagles Midget and Pony teams won championships Sunday in CFA Youth Football League Super Bowl action. Three Seven Sorrows teams played at the Lower Dauphin Middle School Sports …