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Etter, Rickrode, Strohecker, McLure, Brookin and Elhajj part of Hall of Fame class

Some of finest athletes and coaches in the history of Middletown, Lower Dauphin and Steel-High are part of the 51st annual class for the Capital Area Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of …

Quakers put up a fight, knock out Blue Raiders from PIAA state playoffs

Middletown fans will talk about this game for a long time, discussing what could have been had fortunes gone better for the Blue Raiders. Middletown fell to Quaker Valley, 77-66, on Saturday …

Soccer Shots grows, wants to build Lower Swatara headquarters

Press And Journal Staff Jason Webb grew up playing soccer for Cedar Cliff High School in Cumberland County, and he played well enough to continue competing as an adult, first with the team at …

Blue Raiders win, advance to state 4A quarterfinals

The Middletown Blue Raiders held off Greater Johnstown on Thursday night at Chambersburg High School to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 4A PIAA state basketball tournament. Middletown, …

Seniors Orner, Carson wrap up MAHS bowling careers

 The Middletown bowling team hosted Northern on Thursday, Feb. 23, at ABC East Lanes, and it was senior recognition day for Middletown’s two seniors and co-captains, Mitch Carson and Caleb Orner. …

Rough time in Philly as Middletown loses, Jasper’s career ends

The Middletown girls basketball team lost to Neumann-Goretti on Saturday in the 2017 PIAA AAA girls state tournament, ending their season and the career of Bianca Jasper, one of the most prolific …

Middletown boys get ready for Thursday game in state tournament after beating Danville

The Middletown boys basketball team stepped into the PIAA picture on Saturday and came away with a 71-56 victory over Danville Area High School in the first round, bringing home their first state …

Penn State Harrisburg hurdler makes program history, heads to nationals

Penn State Harrisburg sophomore Ashley Williams received a supportive sendoff Wednesday morning before she prepared to depart for Illinois. The sophomore hurdler is only the second Penn State …

Blue Raider wrestlers fall short of qualifying for state tournament

Middletown wrestlers Devin Martin and Ryan Berstler competed in the Southeast Region AA Championships at Wilson High School in Reading on March 3-4 but failed to advance to states. Martin is a …

Blue Raiders fall short in overtime at Giant Center, but will play in state tourney

Tense, intense and dramatic. Two determined basketball teams locked up in a showdown at Hershey’s Giant Center on Thursday night with the District III-4A championship up for grabs. The …