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Bubblers burst Seven Sorrows’ hopes of sweep

 

After missing the opening weekend of the CFA season due to an opponent forfeit, the Seven Sorrows Eagles finally hit the field. They went on the road in Week 2 to face the Boiling Springs Bubblers.

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The littlest Eagles hit the field running, finding the end zone twice. Matthew Gilhool and Jamar McKinney did the scoring, with Isaiah Shayter, Devon Reid and Lewis Dillard adding to the rushing attack. McKinney, Shayter and Gilhool also starred on defense, each with multiple tackles.  

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:42

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Raiders take two of three

handoff9 3 14Photo by Danette Bartholomew Middletown quarterback Jake Kelly, right, hands the ball off to running back Antonio Gamble in the midgets’ 14-6 victory over Susquehanna.

Middletown took two of three games against Susquehanna in CFA football league action on Sunday, Aug. 31 at Middletown Area Middle School.
The Blue Raiders stopped Susquehanna, 14-6, in the midget division game. The Raiders won the pony division context, 24-6 over the Indians, while the peewees lost to Susquehanna, 12-6.

Middletown travels to New Cumberland for its next games during the weekend of Sept. 6 and 7.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:37

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GOLIATH WINS: Powerhouse Crusaders roll past Rollers, 56-0

pass9 3 14noslidePhoto by Danette Bartholomew- Steelton-Highspire wide receiver Jayquan Williams (5) reaches for a pass against a Bishop McDevitt defender.

 

 

As the school bus loaded with Steelton-Highspire’s football team rolled up to the field at Bishop McDevitt, the continuous horn honking from the bus and hoots and hollers from Roller fans were enough to get the team pumped.

The Class A Rollers were excited, but aware of the challenges they’d have to work through to defeat the Class AAA powerhouse Crusaders. In the end, the matchup proved to be too much for Steel-High, which suffered a stunning 56-0 loss on Friday, Aug. 29 at McDevitt’s Rocco Ortenzio Stadium . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:33

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BIRDS OF PREY: Falcons fly to 58-0 win over rival Raiders

midrunner9 3 14Photo by Bill Darrah- Middletown running back Kurt Dey (41) looks for a opening in the Lower Dauphin defense.

 

LD claims third consecutive Iron Spike Bowl

After giving up a scoring drive on the game’s first possession, things simply went from bad to worse for the Middletown Area varsity football team.  
The dominating combination of stifling defense and near-flawless offense by host Lower Dauphin proved to be way too much for the youthful Blue Raiders, who were handed one of their worst defeats ever in a 58-0 loss to the Falcons in the third annual Iron Spike Bowl on Friday, Aug. 29 at Hersheypark Stadium.  

While Lower Dauphin Coach Rob Klock had to be more than happy with what he saw from his team, Middletown Coach Brett Myers was extremely disappointed with his charges and the devastating loss left him nearly speechless . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:30

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Rollers are young, but committed, coach says

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Last season, Steelton-Highspire’s football team proved to be a powerhouse. The athletes’ strength, speed and heart helped the Rollers reach the PIAA Class A semifinals, falling just short of competing in the championship game.

This year, the team will bring that same strength, speed and heart – but a lot has changed . . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 17:52

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