Written by Noelle Barrett
A hand-off, a dash and a spin for the win. It was a moment full of glory for Steelton-Highspire as Shaheim Moody-Williams ran the ball 7 yards for a touchdown in overtime, nabbing the Rollers’ first victory of the season on their home turf, 40-34 against Newport on Friday, Sept. 12.
The final play took just four seconds in a nail-biting, suspenseful game at War Veterans Memorial Field.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:32
Written by Larry Etter
What a difference a couple weeks make. Following a season-opening loss to Lower Dauphin, the Middletown Area Blue Raiders have now won two straight football games, the latest coming in a convincing 36-14 triumph over visiting Elizabethtown on Friday, Sept. 12.
With a vocal crowd on hand at War Memorial Field, the Raiders again used a mix of solid defense, big plays on offense and mostly-good special team play to subdue the Bears on a beautiful evening in a nonleague contest.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:33
Three Middletown runners qualified for the District 3 cross-country championships later this season in competitions last week.
Sophomore Rowan Sessa qualified for the championships with her finish in the Bloser Bulldog Invitational at Big Spring High School on Saturday, Sept. 13. Forty-eight high school teams competed in the invitational.
Freshman Justin Shaffer and senior Julia Trout qualified for the district championships in a cross country meet with Lower Dauphin and Red Land on Tuesday, Sept. 9 in Hummelstown.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:09
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 Capital Division) left many good scoring opportunities at the doorstep in both of the contests.
Against East Pennsboro (5-2, 3-0), the Panthers’ Colin Grove converted a goal in the 38th minute to put East Penn up 1-0 at halftime on Tuesday, Sept. 9 in East Pennsboro Twp. The Panthers scored again in the 67th minute on a goal by Zach Winston to seal the victory.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:03
Written by Jim Lewis
Photo by John Diffenderfer
Adam Zeiders, Adam Zeiders, Adam Zeiders. It may take some time for Chambersburg to forget the name of Lower Dauphin's wide receiver and kick returner.
Zeiders scored three touchdowns – two on kickoff returns immediately after a Chambersburg TD and a Lower Dauphin safety – to lead the Falcons to a 50-10 drubbing of the Trojans on Friday, Sept. 12 in Chambersburg.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 17:17