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Middletown drops two to New Cumberland

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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

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Seven Sorrows takes two from Bulldogs

sevenTDpic9 10 14Photo by Bob StoneThe 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.

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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 . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:18

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Raiders throttle Spartans in season opener, 6-2

 

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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 . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:10

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Falcons not pretty, but effective in 35-7 win over Cedar Crest

LDTDrun9 10 14Photo by John DiffenderferThe score looked pretty. Lower Dauphin’s 35-7 victory over Cedar Crest, the Falcons’ first game of the season on an opponent’s football field, on Friday, Sept. 5 was not as pretty as it would seem – at least to the team’s coach.

Seven penalties were “uncharacteristic’’ of the Falcons, whose defense has smothered opponents for more than a season – six foes were shut out last year – and whose discipline offered opponents few second chances . . .

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Rollers fight, but fall to Berks Catholic, 45-19

breakaway9 10 14Photo by Noelle BarrettDo the Steelton-Highspire Rollers have one of the toughest Class A schedules this season?

Without a doubt – and, unfortunately, it has shown. Bishop McDevitt, a Class AAA powerhouse, routed the Rollers in a devastating 56-0 loss in the team’s season opener last week. Going into their second game of the season, against Berks Catholic, the 2013 District 3 Class AA champs, at Forino Sports Complex in Reading on Friday, Sept. 5, the Rollers had another tough battle on their hands . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:04

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