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MAHS grad Hughes picked as tournament MVP for Ursinus basketball team, sets career scoring high

Middletown Area High School graduate Ryan Hughes is having a big start to the season for the Ursinus College men’s basketball team. Hughes, a sophomore, was named a team captain last week, …

Bid process on MAHS mini-stadium delayed as costs rise

The Middletown Area School Board has decided to hold off for now on selecting a bid option for the school district’s planned synthetic turf mini-stadium complex, the latest in a decision-making …

Blue Raiders beat Lancaster Catholic to reach Saturday's district title game vs. Wyomissing

Lancaster Catholic rolled into Middletown’s War Memorial Stadium with a 10-1 record and the Lancaster-Lebanon League’s Section Three title in its pocket. The Crusaders were confident …

Smith stepping down as Middletown athletic director, candidates to be interviewed soon

H. Clifford “Cliff” Smith, Middletown Area School District’s athletic director, is leaving the position after less than two 1/2 years on the job. Smith, who started here in …

Kaylor’s best: His top 5 boys basketball players and MAHS game he witnessed

Robert A. Kaylor Jr.’s says his all-time favorite sport is basketball. “I haven’t missed a home game since 1958,” he said. He has seen hundreds and hundreds of …

After 7,441 games, Kaylor calls it quits; he worked as scorer and timekeeper for Middletown since 1969

Editor’s note: The following uses content that appeared on raiderweb.org as well as recent interviews with the Press & Journal. After 50 years, 7,441 games and countless memories, Robert …

MAHS volleyball earns first district win before falling to No. 1 seed Trinity

The Middletown volleyball team picked up its first district win ever on Oct. 29, a five-set nail-biter against Linville Hill Christian that went to extra points in the final set. “I was very …

Football Blue Raiders to play Lancaster Catholic in Class 3A playoffs

The Middletown football team now knows its opponent as it starts its journey toward a fourth straight state title game. The No. 2 seed Blue Raiders will play No. 3 seed Lancaster Catholic (10-1) …

Mini-stadium might be discussed by school board this week

Once again, the Middletown Area School Board will have to wait a little longer to review bid options for the school district’s planned synthetic turf mini-stadium complex. Originally, the …

Raiders wrap up 9-1 season with Palmyra win; Middletown will play host to playoff game

The Middletown varsity football team closed out its regular season with a 41-27 victory over host Palmyra on Friday night. At the same time, a win by Milton Hershey over Steelton-Highspire earned …