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MAHS boys basketball team loses title game of Donegal tournament

In the second game of the Donegal High School Tip Off Tournament on Friday night, the Blue Raiders were forced to work hard against the host Indians and finished on solid footing in their 52-46 …

Blue Raider girls beat Boiling Springs, then fall 45-39 to Susquehanna in tip-off event

The Middletown girls basketball team split its weekend games in its own Middletown Tip Off Tournament. Middletown head coach Robert Pelletier said the team played well both nights. “We …

Senior Blue Raider wrestlers lead the way at Mule Classic

The Blue Raiders kicked off the varsity wrestling season over the weekend at the 22nd annual Mule Classic, a two-day tournament at Solanco High School in Quarryville. The tournament featured 23 …

MASD mini-stadium could be completed by fall 2020

The Middletown Area School District is a step closer toward the construction of a planned synthetic turf mini-stadium next year. On Dec. 3, the Middletown Area School Board authorized Architerra …

'A dream come true': 1995 MAHS grad Reed returns as athletic director

A 1995 Blue Raider graduate is the new athletic director of Middletown Area School District. The school board Dec. 3 voted to hire Richard Reed as the new athletic director to replace H. Clifford …

1995 Middletown Area High School graduate to become new athletic director, replacing Smith

A 1995 Blue Raider graduate is the new athletic director of Middletown Area School District. The school board Dec. 3 voted to hire Richard Reed as the new athletic director to replace H. Clifford …

Bradford seeks better year for MAHS boys basketball

Chris Bradford’s first year as the head coach of the Middletown boys basketball team was a long, trying one. Following a good run at Annville-Cleona, Bradford knew coming in to the post …

Middletown's Lopez, Broadie lead Mid-Penn All-Stars

The Middletown Blue Raiders football team placed eight players on the recently announced Mid-Penn Conference Capital Division All-Stars. Making the first-team offense is running back Jose Lopez, a …

Honoring the 2019 Blue Raider football seniors in verse

Larry Etter, who has covered Middletown Blue Raiders football for more than 35 years for the Press & Journal, writes a poem for the senior players for each year’s banquet. This is what he …

Sunday hunting coming to Pennsylvania next year

Editor’s note: The following is courtesy of the Pennsylvania Game Commission Expanded Sunday hunting is coming to Pennsylvania in 2020. Gov. Tom Wolf on Nov. 27 signed into law Senate …