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Blue Raider two-sport standout Kate Fitzpatrick makes her college choice

Middletown Area High School basketball and softball standout Kate Fitzpatrick has made her college choice. The second-team all-state basketball player will attend Millersville University, and play …

MAHS grad Strohecker inducted into sports hall of fame

Middletown Area High School graduate Russ Strohecker was inducted into the Capital Area Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday at the Red Lion Inn in Harrisburg. Strohecker, …

American Legion baseball stands at 3-2 on the season

The Middletown American Legion baseball team picked up a pair of victories following a 1-1 start to the summer’s diamond action. On June 5, Post 594 held on to defeat Lawnton 10-9. On …

Young Raiders learn the fundamentals at MAHS football camp

About 35 children attended the 2019 Middletown Youth Football Camp, which was held at Middletown Area High School from June 10-13. The camp was led by Blue Raider coaches and players. This is the …

Hatred of losing helps drive MAHS grad Ocker to be drafted by the Cleveland Indians

Nathan Ocker has strong feelings about losing – even more so than most people. “I hate it. Can’t stand it,” he said. “Even in games around the house (growing up), …

Middletown American Legion baseball splits first two games

Middletown’s Post 594 American Legion baseball team went 1-1 to start the new season following a pair of rainouts in the first week. On May 31, Post 594 made a short trip to Susquehanna …

Cleveland Indians pick MAHS grad Ocker in Major League Baseball Draft, a 'dream come true,' he says

Nathan Ocker, a 2015 Middletown Area High School graduate who pitched four seasons at the College of Charleston, was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 29th round of the Major League Baseball …

Golf outing at Sunset raises $3,500 for multiple groups

Sunset Golf Course was the venue for the eighth annual Leroy Lucas Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored by The Fraternal Order of Police Capital City Lodge 12. The event, held on May 24, saw 120 …

Raider athletes announce college choices

MASD mini-stadium nears final approval, could be completed by August 2020

The Middletown Area School District is edging closer to construction of a synthetic turf stadium project with a final completion date tentatively scheduled. Last week, the Middletown Area School …