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Blue Raiders end season with a win, send out senior Petroski on a high note

With 3:59 left on the fourth-quarter clock and his team leading 64-23, Tyler Petroski walked to the Middletown bench, where he was embraced by head coach Chris Bradford. Petroski, the lone senior …

Three more losses for Blue Raider boys team; Annville-Cleona defeat was a close one

The Middletown boys basketball team suffered through three more losses last week following its win over West Perry the week before. In two of those games it was a matter of losing to a pair of …

Middletown wrestlers earn co-championship of Mid-Penn Capital Division by beating Indians

The Blue Raider wrestling team soundly defeated Susquehanna Township on Thursday evening to earn a share of the Mid-Penn Conference Capital Division championship. The Raiders split the …

Middletown girls wrap up season by splitting 2 games; 3 seniors wrap up their careers

The Middletown girls basketball season ended Friday with a 54-33 home loss to Lower Dauphin. The Blue Raiders were 7-13 on the season under first-year coach Ron Pelletier. Three seniors played …

Raider football players Sykes, Senior sign with colleges

Two Middletown football standouts officially announced their college choices on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Both had previously said where they planned to attend via Twitter. Running back Richie Sykes …

Lower Dauphin student-athletes announce decisions for college

Seven Lower Dauphin High School student-athletes announced their decision to continue their academic and athletic careers at colleges and universities Feb. 6. In a National Letter of Intent …

A win at West Perry: Blue Raider boys break losing streak as season winds down

It was a long time coming, but the Middletown boys basketball team finally got to celebrate. The Blue Raiders registered a well-earned 55-51 victory at West Perry on Saturday, breaking a winless …

Middletown wrestlers bounced from district team tournament

After a big win in the preliminary District 3 AA team tournament against ELCO on Jan. 28, the Blue Raider wrestlers dropped two tough matches on Wednesday, Jan. 30, and fell from the …

Blue Raider girls basketball team falls to visiting West Perry, 59-45

The Middletown girls basketball team fell to 6-12 on the season after losing at home to West Perry, 59-45, on Monday night. They played host to Milton Hershey on Tuesday, and Lower Dauphin will …

MAHS wrestlers earn district quarterfinal spot, will travel to take on Northern Lebanon

The Blue Raider wrestling team traveled to Eastern Lebanon County High School on Monday for the first round of the District 3 AA team tournament and came away with a 45-32 victory, advancing to the …