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Hershey Softball falls 13-4 to Mechanicsburg

Hershey Softball playing defense while bases are loaded. The Trojans got defeated by 13-4 to the Mechanicsburg Wildcats. (Broadcaster/Allie Balcomb)

Allie Balcomb, Reporter

May 6, 2019

Hershey Girls Softball lost 13-4 by the Mechanicsburg Wildcats on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The Wildcats jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead in the first, and Hershey responded with a run.   However, the Mechanicsburg offense was simply too much putting up four runs in the third, and two in the fifth and sev...

Hershey Boys Lacrosse demolishes Redland 16-3

Hershey boys lacrosse off to a slow start during their game against Redland, running the ball up the field for another goal attempt. Hershey ended up with a huge win of 16-3. (Broadcaster/Caroline Diem)

Caroline Diem, Reporter

May 6, 2019

Hershey took home a 16-3 win against Redland on senior night, Monday, April 29th. Redland started off the first quarter strong, quickly scoring two goals. Despite falling behind 2-1, Hershey rattled off eight unanswered goals to put the game out of reach by half time making the score 9-2. ...

Auburn Gymnast Dislocates Both her Knees

Auburn gymnast, Samantha Cerio, is competing at the NCAA Regionals gymnastics meet on April 8th, 2018. Cerio suffered a horrific injuries to both legs on Friday night. (Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire/AP)

Abbey Rogers and Abbey Massage

May 6, 2019

Auburn University senior Samantha Cerio ended her gymnastics career by dislocating both of her knees in a gymnastics meet as the team was trying to secure a spot for the NCAA regional finals. Cerio was anchoring on the floor event when she dislocated both her knees.. Cerio was doing a front handsprin...

MLB Free Agent Signings are likely Cause of Spike in Extensions

Bryce Harper takes a swing during one of his first games in a Phillies uniform on March 31. Harper signed a 13-year contract to land in Philadelphia. (Ian D’Andrea/Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sam Allery, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Extension-mania has begun. Over the past two months, several professional baseball players and their teams have opted to extend their current contracts rather than face free agency. The cause of this hysteria is likely an effect of the two free agent bidding wars that took place this off-season....

Patriots Select lose to Maryland United

Matthew McCurdy, Reporter

May 1, 2019

Patriots Select 14u Baseball went up against Maryland United, the game went into two extra innings and was ended with a three run home run hit by Cody Furman in the bottom of the ninth for Maryland United, who came out on top 6-4. “I think we played pretty good, we just made some bone-headed plays that ...

Hershey boys lacrosse defeated by Wilson 10-5

Hershey in white defends against the Wilson offense on 4/27/19.  Hershey's Colin Kondracki scored four goals in the 10-5 loss. (Broadcaster/Adrianna Malena)

Adrianna Malena, Reporter

May 1, 2019

Wilson defeated the Hershey boys lacrosse team 10-5 on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Tied 1-1 after the first quarter, Wilson rattled off four unanswered goals in the second quarter. Despite a pair of goals by Colin Kondracki in the third quarter, four more goals by Wilson put the game out of rea...

Photo Essay: Race for Awareness

Hayman-Rau gives a few last minute instructions regarding the 5K race course as the runners line up to start. Hayman-Rau said, “It's amazing that so many people come out and help spread awareness about this disease” (Broadcaster/Elena Lee)

Anna Callahan and Elena Lee

April 30, 2019

The Race 4 Linda is an annual dog friendly 5K race with a 1 mile walk which aims to spread awareness for a disease known as Scleroderma. This program was started by Megan Hayman-Rau after the death of her mother, who lost her life to the disease. The money raised from the race is sent directly to the S...

Hershey Boys’ Lacrosse falls 11-4 to Palmyra

HHS junior Jay Rodriguez (left) plays defense on a Palmyra attacker. The Trojans fell to the Cougars with a score of 11-4. (The Broadcaster/Leah Koppenhaver)

Leah Koppenhaver and Kate Lacoe

April 29, 2019

Hershey Boys’ Lacrosse fell to Palmyra 11-4 on Monday, April 15, 2019. Palmyra jumped out to an early 3-0 lead with goals from Kyle Wasilewski, Grant Haus, and Seth Robertson. Stunned, Hershey was unable to respond until the second quarter. Just three minutes in the second quarter, Her...

Hershey Girls Lacrosse Falls 9-6 to Exeter Township

Hershey’s Katana Nelson attacks the Exeter goal on April 20, 2019. Nelson scored a hat-trick in the game, but Hershey lost 9-6. (Broadcaster/Maya Yashinsky)

Maya Yashinsky, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Exeter Township took home the win 9-6 against Hershey this past Saturday, April 20th, 2018. Despite three goals in the first half including two by sophomore Katana Nelson, Exeter held a 6-3 lead at halftime. Senior Taylor Yahn also scored for the Trojans. In second half, Exeter quickly scored ...

Hershey’s Girls’ Lacrosse Beat Mechanicsburg

The Hershey girls’ lacrosse team warms up for the game against Mechanicsburg on April 23, 2019. They won the game 18-0. (Broadcaster/Eva Baker)

Eva Baker, Reporter

April 26, 2019

The Hershey’s girls’ lacrosse team won 18-0 on home turf against Mechanicsburg on April 23, 2019, at 7 pm. The game ended early due to lightning. 7:19 remained on the clock in the second half. Hershey sophomore Katana Nelson scored their first goal 11 seconds into the game.  She scored again la...

Hershey Boys Volleyball shuts out Northern York 3-0

Rose Tico and Finn listen intently to a plan by Poe Dameron in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Rose is played by Kelly Marie Tran, a newcomer to the franchise.  (Star Wars)

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

April 25, 2019

The Hershey Boys Volleyball took down the Northern Polar Bears in just three sets this past Thursday, April 17, 2019. Hershey dominated the first two sets, with scores of 25-14 and 25-18. They worked together and created plays left and right. The third set, which ended in a score of 28-26, was a ...

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