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Semi-pro basketball coming to Middletown; Central Pennsylvania Kings to start in November

A new semiprofessional basketball team plans to play all of its home games in Middletown’s Main Street Gym starting this winter. Tryouts will be held there from 6 to 8 p.m. July 31 and Aug. …

Pa. outlines youth, high school sports in green and yellow phases; pro sports can resume immediately

The Wolf administration today issued preliminary guidance for high school and recreational sports teams to resume voluntary workouts and other in-person activities in the state’s yellow and …

Professional sports teams in Pennsylvania are allowed to practice or play with fans, Gov. Wolf says

Professional sports teams in Pennsylvania are allowed to practice or play in the yellow and green phases of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening — without on-site or venue spectators — if the …

Ocker’s pro baseball career with Cleveland Indians on hold as 2015 MAHS grad at home during pandemic

Nathan Ocker is trying to make the most of his time back in the Middletown area as he waits out the coronavirus pandemic. But the 2015 Middletown Area High School graduate would much rather be …

Sunset Golf Course opens, but with many changes; here's what you need to know so you aren't teed off

Sunset Golf Club, which is owned by Londonderry Township, is now open for play. Golf courses, marinas, guided fishing trips and privately owned campgrounds were allowed to reopen statewide May 1, …

First-team all-state honors for Raider basketball standout Fitzpatrick

Middletown senior guard Kate Fitzpatrick, who ended her career as the leading girls scorer in Middletown history, was named to the first team last week of the Pa. Sportswriters’ Class 4A …

Gov. Wolf: Golf courses, private campgrounds, marinas can open Friday, with restrictions

Starting Friday, May 1, golf courses, marinas, guided fishing trips and privately owned campgrounds may reopen statewide, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday. They are required to follow …

Kids Trout Derby canceled for this year

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Sportsmen Limited of Middletown Inc. Board of Directors and members have decided to cancel the Kids Trout Derby on Saturday, April 18. The board offers thanks for …

PIAA officially cancels basketball, swimming championships, wipes out all spring sports

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association on Thursday canceled all spring sports as well as the remaining championships from the winter sports that had not been completed. That affects …

Without warning, Pennsylvania trout season opened this morning, with youth day canceled

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission abruptly opened the 2020 statewide trout season at 8 a.m. Tuesday. It also canceled Mentored Youth Trout Day, which was scheduled for Saturday. The PFBC …