Written by Jim Lewis
Bianca Jasper scored a goal on a penalty kick and assisted on the game-winning goal to lead Middletown to a 2-1 victory over previously-unbeaten division rival East Pennsboro on Tuesday, Sept. 9 in Middletown.
Alexis Ulrich scored the game-winner in the 78th minute. Jasper had tied the game, 1-1, in the 27th minute after East Pennsboro (6-1, 2-1 in the Mid-Penn Conference's Capital Division) grabbed an early lead on a goal by Hannah Young just six minutes into the game.
Goalkeeper Brooke Myers had 12 saves for the Blue Raiders. It was Middletown's fourth straight victory (4-1, 3-1).
The Raiders' winning streak ended two days later in a 1-0 loss to undefeated Trinity (6-0-1, 3-0) on Thursday, Sept. 11 in Camp Hill.
The Shamrocks' Brenna Finegan scored the game's only goal just before halftime.
Myers made 12 saves in the loss.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 20:20
Written by Jim Lewis
The Middletown boys' soccer team had a tough week, losing to division rivals East Pennsboro, 2-0, and Trinity, 4-2.
The Blue Raiders (1-3, 1-3 in the Mid-Penn Conference's Capital Division) left many good scoring opportunities at the doorstep in both of the contests.
Middletown goalkeeper Jordie Handley was credited with 12 saves as East Penn peppered the goal. He also had a key save on the first penalty kick he’s ever faced, not only saving the original kick, but also smothering the rebound attempt.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 15:49
Middletown won one game and lost two to New Cumberland in a CFA Youth Football clash on Sunday, Sept. 7.
The Blue Raider midgets lost to New Cumberland, 27-6, their first loss of the season. The Raider midgets are 2-1.
The Blue Raider pony team lost a shootout to New Cumberland, 33-26. The pony team is 1-2.
The Blue Raider peewee team defeated New Cumberland, 29-0, improving its record to 2-1.
Middletown faces Hummelstown in Hummelstown on Sept. 13 or 14.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:20
Written by Bob Stone
The Seven Sorrows Eagles won two of three from Big Spring in their home opener in CFA Youth Football action on Sunday, Sept. 7 at Middletown Area Middle School.
Seven Sorrows hosts Shippensburg on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the school.
Each team found the end zone once, with Isaiah Shayter reaching paydirt for the Eagles. Jamar McKinney was the surest tackler for the Eagles on defense. Christopher Cooper, Jack Geesey, Floyd Stump and Tillman Artell were around several piles of tacklers on different plays . . .
Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:18
The Middletown Blue Raiders boys’ soccer team started off the 2014 season on the right foot with a strong 6-2 win over Milton Hershey on Tuesday, Sept. 2 in Middletown.
Middletown’s Bubba Finsterbush had a hat trick in the victory, the first of his career.
The Blue Raiders (1-1, 1-1 in the Mid-Penn Conference Capital Division) led at halftime 2-1, then tacked on another goal to take a 3-1 lead early in the second half . . .
Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:10