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Middletown football has key talent to replace on heels of two state title appearances, 14-1 seasons

The 2018 high school football season will bring about some real challenges to this year’s Middletown Area High School team and coaches. Following back-to-back 14-1 seasons, which included a …

Bradford takes over Blue Raiders boys basketball program

When Chris Bradford graduated college, he called Chris Sattele and said he was interested in joining his basketball coaching staff. Bradford was an assistant basketball coach for six seasons. …

Plans for rugby at Sunset Park take big step forward

The Londonderry Township Board of Supervisors granted conditional approval for a plan for a rugby field at Sunset Park. The plan, which was submitted by the Harrisburg Rugby Football Club, was …

Pelletier takes over Blue Raider girls basketball program

A 1983 Middletown Area High School graduate with more than 25 years of experience coaching high school basketball will lead the Blue Raider girls team this winter. Robert Pelletier is the head …

Ortiz to lead Middletown Area High School track and field teams

The new track and field coach for Middletown Area High School is a familiar face to the program. J.J. Ortiz is a 2001 MAHS graduate and threw the javelin and shot put and ran sprints for the Blue …

Having a ball with bocce at Sunset Park; Londonderry township league has been around for 15 years

Every Tuesday morning for almost 15 years, a group of 20 people have gathered at the bocce ball courts in Sunset Park in Londonderry Township. The teams take turns rolling their bocce balls toward …

Ringers and leaners: Londonderry Horseshoe Pitching Association fun for all

It was still sprinkling at 6:30 p.m. Monday, but there were four men at the horseshoe pit in Sunset Park in Londonderry Township anyway. After awhile, the rain stopped and three more men showed …

Middletown Swim Team has three excel at event

This has been a good season for the 63 swimmers who are members of the Middletown Swim Team, known as the “Dolphins.” The swimmers range from ages 5 to 18 and come from the Middletown, …

Wilsbach tracked nutrition of MAHS athletes, earns gold at FCCLA national conference in Atlanta

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Middletown American Legion team reaches playoffs after struggle to get players all season

Middletown American Legion baseball coach Mark Chimel surely wanted better results from the recently concluded season. Chimel, who just completed his third year as the head of the team that is …