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Raiders take two of three

handoff9 3 14Photo by Danette Bartholomew Middletown quarterback Jake Kelly, right, hands the ball off to running back Antonio Gamble in the midgets’ 14-6 victory over Susquehanna.

Middletown took two of three games against Susquehanna in CFA football league action on Sunday, Aug. 31 at Middletown Area Middle School.
The Blue Raiders stopped Susquehanna, 14-6, in the midget division game. The Raiders won the pony division context, 24-6 over the Indians, while the peewees lost to Susquehanna, 12-6.

Middletown travels to New Cumberland for its next games during the weekend of Sept. 6 and 7.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:37

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GOLIATH WINS: Powerhouse Crusaders roll past Rollers, 56-0

pass9 3 14noslidePhoto by Danette Bartholomew- Steelton-Highspire wide receiver Jayquan Williams (5) reaches for a pass against a Bishop McDevitt defender.



As the school bus loaded with Steelton-Highspire’s football team rolled up to the field at Bishop McDevitt, the continuous horn honking from the bus and hoots and hollers from Roller fans were enough to get the team pumped.

The Class A Rollers were excited, but aware of the challenges they’d have to work through to defeat the Class AAA powerhouse Crusaders. In the end, the matchup proved to be too much for Steel-High, which suffered a stunning 56-0 loss on Friday, Aug. 29 at McDevitt’s Rocco Ortenzio Stadium . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:33

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BIRDS OF PREY: Falcons fly to 58-0 win over rival Raiders

midrunner9 3 14Photo by Bill Darrah- Middletown running back Kurt Dey (41) looks for a opening in the Lower Dauphin defense.


LD claims third consecutive Iron Spike Bowl

After giving up a scoring drive on the game’s first possession, things simply went from bad to worse for the Middletown Area varsity football team.  
The dominating combination of stifling defense and near-flawless offense by host Lower Dauphin proved to be way too much for the youthful Blue Raiders, who were handed one of their worst defeats ever in a 58-0 loss to the Falcons in the third annual Iron Spike Bowl on Friday, Aug. 29 at Hersheypark Stadium.  

While Lower Dauphin Coach Rob Klock had to be more than happy with what he saw from his team, Middletown Coach Brett Myers was extremely disappointed with his charges and the devastating loss left him nearly speechless . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:30

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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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