North Allegheny spoils Harrisburg’s return trip to 6A state championship
ALTOONA, P.a. (WHTM) — A 21-point second half deficit to Manheim Township was doable for Harrisburg in the 6A district championship, but an 18-point second half deficit to North Allegheny proved to be too much. The Cougars scratched and clawed the best they could against the Pittsburgh-area power, but the Tigers were too much for […]
Pennsylvania high school football playoff brackets: 2023 state tournament matchups, game times for state championship games
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Hershey Bears Break Records with Astounding 67,309 Teddy Bears in Annual GIANT Teddy Bear Toss
The Hershey Bears, a professional ice hockey team, have once again made history by establishing a groundbreaking new world record. It centres around the expressive “GIANT Teddy Bear Toss” that took place during a Sunday game against the Bridgeport Islanders. This charitable event broke all previous records with...
Camp Hill makes history hosting first outdoor wrestling match in Pa.
CAMP HILL, Pa. — This weekend kicked off the start of the winter sports season across the Commonwealth. Typically, when you think of winter sports, you think of indoors - not in this case. Camp Hill made history by hosting the first-ever outdoor wrestling match in Pennsylvania. Instead of...
Live Game Updates: North Allegheny vs Harrisburg in 6A Semifinals
• The Harrisburg Cougars are playing against North Allegheny in Altoona for a spot in the 6A state title game. • Both teams currently have a record of 12-1. • Live updates from the game are available through Dan Sostek on X, formerly Twitter.
Final leading rushers, passers, receivers for 2023 L-L League football season
Dallas stuns Bishop McDevitt in 4A semifinal, stops Crusaders’ 26-game win streak
SLATINGTON – Bishop McDevitt’s 26-game winning streak ended in a haze, a celebratory rush by a District 2 champion who scripted the most engaging chapter of their season. Done in by a relentless defense and the right foot of kicker Rowan Laubach, McD also ended its quest for a second straight PIAA 4A football title.
District championship comeback fueling Harrisburg state run
HARRISBURG, P.a. (WHTM) — Harrisburg is no stranger to the state championship game. The Cougars were in the title game last season, and with their back against the wall this postseason they’ve shown they have no quit. Harrisburg overcame a 28-7 deficit against Manheim Township to punch their ticket to the state semifinals this weekend […]
Steelton-Highspire rolls past South Williamsport
Steelton-Highspire defeated the Mounties in the PIAA Class A semifinals. Final score 48-21.
Red Land girls fall to J.P. McCaskey in Elizabethtown Tip-Off tourney final
The Red Land girls basketball team dropped a 43-26 decision to J.P. McCaskey Saturday in the final of the Elizabethtown Tip-Off tournament. The game was tied at 22-22 when McCaskey jumped ahead with a big third quarter run. Lily Strawser led the Red Land attack with 10 points. Carliee Collier...
Bishop McDevitt’s young wrestlers lead impressive showing at CV Kickoff Classic
Bishop McDevitt had half as many wrestlers competing as first-place Council Rock South, but the Crusaders more than held their own with a fourth-place showing at Saturday’s Cumberland Valley Kickoff Classic. McDevitt crowned two champs in sophomore Camden Baum at 139 pounds and junior Ryan Lawler at 152 to pace a local contingent that included host Cumberland Valley (10th place), Northern (11th), West Perry (12th), Boiling Springs (13th), ELCO (15th), Palmyra (17th) and Shippensburg (21st) among the 23 teams.
Young county equestrians fare well at state 4-H show
Ten young equestrians from Butler County and their mounts traveled to the Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg in late October to compete in the 63rd annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show. More than 600 youths from more than 50 counties qualified on the county and district levels...
Utica City FC Victorious in Home Opener Against Division Rival Harrisburg, 7-5
UTICA, N.Y. -- Utica City FC earned a big opening night win against rival Harrisburg at the Adirondack Bank Center on Saturday night, 7-5. Last season's MVP, Gordy Gurson, kicked off the festivities with a goal. Keaton Woods added another goal less than five minutes later for an early 2-0 lead.
Bishop McDevitt’s Stone Saunders, Steel-High’s Alex Erby both in store for potential record-setting night
With only two games left in the Pennsylvania high school football season, the brunt of the focus for teams left standing are wins and losses. • Sign up for PennLive’s new high school sports newsletter here. If you purchase a product or register for an account through a link...
‘Central Pa. versus everybody’ again, Rollers locked in, Crusaders defense shining and don’t count out Harrisburg: Mid-Penn Football Notebook
Alex Erby has a knack for putting things in perspective. His Steel-High Rollers will play South Williamsport Friday with the winner advancing on to a state title. Bishop McDevitt, just a short drive from Steel-High, will play Dallas for a chance to repeat as 4A champs, and Saturday Harrisburg, an even shorter drive from Steel-High, will take on North Allegheny with a chance to advance to the 6A title game.
Mid-Penn Capital Division girls basketball: Predicted order of finish, key players, preseason MVP
While the cold weather typically signals the closing weeks of football, it also signals the start of the girls basketball season. Yes, that season officially begins Friday. Below is a closer look at the Mid-Penn Capital girls basketball division, with projected order of finish and preseason player of the year voted on by division coaches. Teams are listed in descending order.
Bishop McDevitt falls in double OT thriller to Dallas in state semis
SLATINGTON, Pa. (WHTM) — Defending PIAA Class 4A State Champion Bishop McDevitt fell to Dallas 26-23 in double overtime in the PIAA State Semifinals on Friday, December 1, 2023.
Central Pennsylvania Mourns the Tragic Loss of Gymnastics Coach Missy Deroba
The tight-knit community of Middletown, central Pennsylvania, is in mourning after the tragic death of beloved gymnastics coach, Melissa 'Missy' Deroba, at the age of 49. Missy, a figure synonymous with passion and dedication in the gymnastics world, lost her life in a horrific accident on November 7th. Her untimely death has left the community she so vibrantly contributed to in a state of profound grief.
Mustang midget football dominates championship
The West Perry Mustang midget football team rode a stout defense and a couple of big plays from Quintin Palm to a 16-8 victory over Red Land in early November to capture the championship of the CFA Federal League. The win was especially sweet after a loss to Middletown in last year’s championship.