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Thompson scores, Pennsylvania winner of Big 33 football game

Jaelen Thompson scored a touchdown in Pennsylvania’s victory over Maryland in Saturday’s Big 33 game, but he struggled to find running room outside of that 4-yard run. Thompson was the …

Outgoing AD King says he wants to have more time with family

“You only get to be a father once.” Jeremy King, who is stepping down as the Middletown Area High School’s athletic director after four years, said family played a big role in his …

Blue Raider standout Jaelen Thompson ready for Big 33 game, but MAHS cheerleaders are rooting against him

Middletown Area High School cheerleaders Abby Yohn and Cameron Johnson will be on the sidelines at Saturday’s Big 33 football game. But they will be cheering against a fellow MAHS …

2016-17: Best Raider athletic year ever? Multiple teams, players reached new heights

The 2016-17 school year at Middletown Area High School is arguably the greatest in its sports history. The football team made the state championship game for the first time ever. The boys and …

Etter, Rickrode, Strohecker, McLure, Brookin, Elhajj enter Capital Area Chapter of the Sports Hall of Fame

Twelve central Pennsylvania sports legends, including representatives from Middletown, Lower Dauphin and Steel-High high schools, were inducted into the Capital Area Chapter of the Pennsylvania …

Middletown Legion squad picks up 12-7 win vs. Susquehanna

Aided by a two-run home run in the third inning, plus a substantial number of free passes via walks, the Middletown American Legion baseball team raised its record to 6-1 following its 12-7 …

Sweeny Murti in his own words: His top MAHS memories, the best player he ever saw, and more

Sweeny Murti has covered the New York Yankees since 2001 for Sports Radio 66 WFAN in New York. Here are the answers to several questions, in his own words. What are your best memories covering …

From Blue Raiders to blue pinstripes: Sweeny Murti has covered the New York Yankees for 16 years

It would be a fun coincidence if young Sweeny Murti had played youth baseball for Yankee’s Auto Parts during his time growing up in Lower Swatara Township. After all, the 1988 Middletown Area …

Teeing off for the Blue Raiders: golf outing photo gallery

Patience, persistence and a first turkey: Tom Shank's Woods & Waters column

Two of the most important virtues of successful turkey hunting is patience and being persistent. The 2017 Spring Gobbler Season for my cousin Donald Manning of Carlisle and his hunting buddy …