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Blue Raider boys soccer starts out with two wins in busy week

By Mitch Spear Special to the Press & Journal The Middletown Blue Raiders boys soccer team opened the 2018 season with a busy schedule, playing five games in seven days and winning …

Blue Raiders volleyball team off to a good start

The Middletown volleyball team started its regular season 2-0 with wins over Harrisburg on Sept. 4 and Milton Hershey on Thursday. The Raiders beat Harrisburg 3-0. The Milton Hershey win was …

Middletown field hockey loses its first two games

The Middletown field hockey team got off to an 0-2 start under new coach Sierra Lenker last week. Against Northern York on Thursday at home, the Blue Raiders fell 5-0, with the game being called …

Londonderry Township rugby fields might be ready for 2020 play

After some Londonderry Township supervisors expressed concern over lighting for the parking lot, Harrisburg Rugby Football Club representatives presented new plans to the Londonderry Board of …

McDevitt's air game way too much as Blue Raiders' regular-season win streak ends at home

The streak is over. Middletown’s unblemished regular-season record that started in October 2015 ended Friday night at War Memorial Field as visiting Bishop McDevitt turned in a 40-14 win …

Blue Raider football team travels to Northern York, comes home with victory

Perhaps it was fitting that the Blue Raiders had to turn in a workmanlike effort on Labor Day weekend in a well-earned 29-6 victory at Northern York High School on Friday night. After all, the …

Recalling my Woods & Waters duck mentors: Tom Shank

Woods & Waters mentors are those individuals that have made a lasting impact on you. They knew how to do things and if you needed advice, they were the ones to turn to. They were always …

Raiders keep rolling; Lower Dauphin is no match for Middletown in Iron Spike Bowl

Lower Dauphin showed some offensive and defensive muscle at the start of Friday’s season opener against Middletown at Hersheypark Stadium, jumping out to a 7-0 lead halfway through the first …

New coach leading Blue Raiders field hockey team, optimistic for improvement

A new coach, relying on a team dominated by upperclassmen, is hoping to turn around the fortunes of the Middletown Area High School field hockey team. Sierra Lenker is taking over the Blue Raiders …

WMSS knocked off air during Friday’s Blue Raiders-Falcons game

WMSS 91.1FM was knocked off the air during the first quarter of the football game between Middletown and Lower Dauphin on Friday. An internal power supply in the station transmitter blew and could …