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MAHS boys soccer team celebrates season at banquet

The Middletown Area High School boys soccer team held its banquet Dec. 10 at Evangelical United Methodist Church on East Water Street.

Blue Raider boys basketball has little trouble beating West Perry

Realistically, West Perry was clearly not the best competition the Middletown boys basketball team faced this year. Proof of that was a comfortable 56-44 victory by the Blue Raiders in …

Middletown girls basketball team comes up big vs. Donegal

The Middletown girls basketball team played one of its best games of the season Thursday, beating Donegal on the road, 75-60 to move to 5-7 on the season. Sophomore Kate Fitzpatrick led the Blue …

Raider wrestlers have big week, perform well at Dutchman Duals

The Blue Raiders wrestling team looked impressive in a busy week of action. Traveling to Palmyra on Thursday, Jan. 11, the Raiders looked physically dominant as they rolled to a 55-18 win. On …

Hughes’ buzzer-beater downs Trinity; Blue Raiders gain needed momentum

Just when it appeared as if the season was taking a turn south, the Middletown boys basketball team turned in an amazing effort Friday night with an exciting and dramatic overtime victory over …

Blue Raider wrestlers roll over Shamrocks after falling to Falcons

The Blue Raider wrestling team moved to 6-2 on the season after falling to local AAA rival Lower Dauphin, and then earning an important come-from-behind win over league opponent …

Lower Swatara Township Athletic Association has baseball and softball registration

Lower Swatara Township Athletic Association has announced 2018 registration for: • Youth baseball (open to Lower Swatara Township and Highspire residents only). Children must be age 5 by Aug. …

Middletown girls basketball team drops two games

The Middletown girls basketball team dropped a pair of games last week to fall to 4-6 on the season. On Tuesday, Jan. 2, visiting Camp Hill (8-3 on the season) beat the Blue Raiders 58-34. …

Blue Raiders wrestlers take fifth, with plenty of second-place finishers

The Blue Raider wrestling team traveled to Governor Mifflin on Dec. 28-29 for its annual Holiday Tournament, which featured 24 teams from as far away as South Carolina. The Raiders pinned their …

Blue Raider boys basketball team stands at 3-3 after finishing 2nd in own tourney

The Middletown boys basketball team hosted a holiday tournament last week and finished in second place after coming up on the short end of a 75-51 score against Lampeter-Strasburg in the championship …