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SPORTS PREVIEW: Falcons ready to soar again

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In recent years, the Lower Dauphin boys’ volleyball team has dominated the Keystone Division of the Mid-Penn Conference, and this year the team is aiming high again.

“[We’re] trying for six years in a row for the Keystone Division title,” said Coach David Machamer. “[We] haven’t lost since the 2009 season in the division.”

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 19:26

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SPORTS PREVIEW: Raiders step up through snowy scourge

 

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With the racket-wielding Blue Raiders of Middletown’s boys’ tennis team, the 2014 season is all at once new beginnings and business as usual.

While six out of last year’s seven letter winners are returning, schedule constraints forced longtime coach Bill Fair to hand the reins to a new leader.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 19:25

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SPORTS PREVIEW: Seasoned Falcons poised for great year

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With six of last season’s seven starting players returning this year, the Lower Dauphin boys’ tennis team is hoping for great success.

Two pairs of brothers will lead the Falcons this year, a year that promises to be better than last season’s 10-6 campaign.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 19:24

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SPORTS PREVIEW: Raiders hope to eliminate “breakdown inning’’

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There always seemed to be that one inning for the Middletown softball team in each loss last season where fielding errors grew in bunches, where unearned runs trumped anything that Blue Raider hitters could accomplish at the plate.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 19:22

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SPORTS PREVIEW: LD coach: “I don’t see many weaknesses"

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Last year, the Lower Dauphin softball team’s season ended the same way it started: with a loss to Cumberland Valley.

The Falcons made it to the District 3 Class AAAA playoffs, only to be knocked out in the second round by Cumberland Valley in a 9-2 loss.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 19:21

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