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AN IMPROBABLE RUN: Falcons fall in PIAA title game, cap landmark season with silver medal

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It was a historic season, even if it ended with a loss. Lower Dauphin reached the PIAA Class AAAA championship game for the first time in school history – and when the Falcons jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning against Souderton, it appeared they were on their way to a state title.
But Souderton did to Lower Dauphin what Lower Dauphin had done to get to the title game – it staged a comeback. The Indians exploded for four runs in the second inning and rolled to an 8-3 victory on Friday, June 13 at Penn State’s Nittany Lions Softball Park in University Park, claiming their first state title in school history . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 20:29

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Middletown girls are quick, but young

The Middletown girls basketball team squeezed into the District 3 Class AAA playoffs last season, claiming the 20th and final playoff spot.

This season, the young Blue Raiders will depend on freshmen and a sophomore to return to the playoffs.
Sophomores Jey Rivera and Halle Marion are the only starters returning on the nine-member Raider team, which depends heavily on young players.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 December 2012 02:20

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Rollers flatten Millersburg, 21-0, reach Class A district final

Tyquan Walker ran for 101 yards and two touchdowns as Steelton-Highspire eliminated Millersburg, 21-0, in a PIAA District 3 Class A semifinal playoff game on Friday, Nov. 16 at Cottage Hill in Steelton.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 19:23

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Lower Dauphin knocked out of playoffs by Manheim Twp.

By Tom Klemick

Whether a defending state champion or a one-win squad, no football team wants its season to end the way Lower Dauphin’s did on Friday, Nov. 9. The offense struggled to get going and the usually sturdy defense had an off-night in the Falcons’ 42-10 loss to Manheim Twp. at Hersheypark Stadium in the first round of the PIAA District 3 Class AAAA playoffs.  

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 November 2012 18:05

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