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BIG PLAYS, BIG WIN: Three long TD sprints give Raiders 18-9 win over Northern York


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Middletown defense meets several challenges in victory

Middletown football coach Brett Myers was able to breathe a heavy sigh of relief after his Blue Raiders held on for a tense, 18-9 victory over the Northern York Polar Bears on Friday, Sept. 5 in Dillsburg.

After suffering a devastating loss the week before, the Raiders (1-1) pooled all of their available resources this time and fought their way to the spirit-lifting triumph on the Bears’ home turf.  

This was a game that had more than its share of surprising big plays and characteristic big mistakes. Two of the mistakes led directly to Northern’s 9 points, while two of the biggest plays produced a pair of Middletown touchdowns and keyed the win . . .


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