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Nittany Lion head coach James Franklin to give PSU Harrisburg commencement address

James Franklin, Penn State head football coach, will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s spring commencement Saturday, May 6. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the college …

Raiders walk off against Trinity

Hayli Akakpo-Martin stole third base and scored the game-winning run on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Lady Raiders a 4-3 walk-off win over visiting Trinity Tuesday …

Shoot, they're good: Middletown-based BB gun team wins state title in first year

For a brand new team to win a state championship in its first year — that’s a pretty good start. A new youth BB gun team from the Middletown Hunter’s & Angler’s Club took first place …

Blue Raiders take on West Perry in boys, girls track

At the Middletown Blue Raiders’ track meet on Tuesday, April 11, vs. West Perry, the Middletown boys won, 90-60. The girls lost 77-73.

Middletown boys tennis splits a pair

The Middletown boys tennis team lost 4-1 at Trinity on Wednesday, April 12, before coming back to dominate Harrisburg Academy, 5-0, on Thursday, April 13. Against Trinity, Sean Palmer beat …

Raiders top Susquehanna Township, Rollers; lose in shutout to Camp Hill

Taking advantage of a bout of wild pitching from Susquehanna Township starter Ryan Jacobs in an eventful third inning, the Middletown baseball team overcame an early 1-0 deficit and went on to …

Blue Raiders fall to Eastern York

Gabby Krupilis makes a strong throw to first for the out on Monday in the Middletown Blue Raiders’ 12-2 loss to Eastern York. They stand at 2-4 on the season.

Blue Raiders tennis team loses two

The Blue Raiders boys tennis team lost, 5-0 vs. East Pennsboro on Monday, April 10. Jacob Spear lost 6-1, 6-1 to Nemanja Jovic. Tommy Lee lost 6-0, 6-0 to Nate Stahlman. Jarod Frekot lost 6-3, 6-1 to …

Golden times for LSTAA: Youth sports group wants a big turnout for 50th anniversary celebration

By David Barr davidbarr@pressandjournal.com Baseball and softball have a common goal: The object is to come home. That’s what leaders of the Lower Swatara Township Athletic Association …

Thompson might star in Big 33 football TV ad

Jaelen Thompson and Middletown in general might be featured in a television commercial that WHP CBS 21 hopes to air during the live broadcast of the Big 33 football game Saturday, June …