The Broadcaster

Face Off Podcast: Episode 2 drops

Joshua Gearhart, Reporter

March 29, 2020

In this episode, host Joshua Gearhart interviews Hershey High Hockey Seniors, forward and captain Jason Rippon and goalie Chris Larkin. Both Chris and Jason are a backbone of the Hershey Hockey team, and have been for the past couple seasons.  They shed light on how they are staying active while their ...

Face Off hockey podcast launches

The Hershey Trojans celebrate a goal against Cumberland Valley on December 1 at Klick Lewis Arena. The Trojans won by 9 goals against CV to put them at 7 wins, 1 tie, and 2 losses. (Broadcaster/Elaina Joyner)

Robert Sterner, Advisor

March 19, 2020

By: Robert Sterner, Advisor The Broadcaster is happy to announce the launch of a new sports podcast: Face Off.  Hosted by Broadcaster reporter Josh Gearhart, Face Off focuses on hockey. The first episode, which is available to stream below or on Apple Podcasts, covers how coronavirus/COVID-19...

HHS Hockey Team Defeated by CD in First Round of Playoffs

Caroline Glus and Mia Bertoldi

February 19, 2020

Hershey High School’s Hockey team was defeated by Central Dauphin in the first round of the playoffs with a score of 1-0 on Monday, February 10, 2020.  The game was an evenly played scoreless contest through the first and second period, but Central Dauphins’ assistant captain, Colin Nemshick, sco...

Hershey Bears Teddy Bear Toss Breaks World Record

Leah Koppenhaver, Head News Editor

December 5, 2019

On Sunday, December 1, The Hershey Bears set a new world record during their annual Teddy Bear Toss collecting 45,650 stuffed animals.  After a first period goal by Christian Djoos, the fans immediately began tossing bears onto the ice.   According to Penn Live, the teddy bears are donated to...

Hershey Ice Hockey Falls to Palmyra

Leah Koppenhaver and Kate LaCoe

December 4, 2019

The Hershey Ice Hockey team fell to Palmyra in an overtime loss with a final of 7-6 in the crosstown matchup Friday, November 22, 2019.  The Trojans came out strong during the first period, taking an early 3-0 lead with goals from Ian McDonald, Hank Reed, and Jason Rippon in the first five minut...

Jason Rippon Named Hershey Trojans Hockey Captain

Captain Jason Rippon poses for a picture on January 27th, 2019. Rippon was chosen to play on the National team along with two of his other teammates. (Central Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League)

Julia Cream and Caroline Corcoran

November 19, 2019

As a new season of Trojan Hockey begins, senior captain Jason Rippon prepares for the upcoming season and reflects on his past years playing Hershey Hockey. Rippon has been participating in the Hershey hockey program since his freshman year. Throughout the years he said he has made some amazing f...

Hershey Ice Hockey Obliterates Lower Dauphin

Katherine Clark, Head Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

The Hershey Ice Hockey team defeated Lower Dauphin with a score of 5-1 in a rivalry match on Friday, November 15, 2019. Starting off, Hershey and Lower Dauphin secured their goals at all costs with strong defense. Neither teams scored in the first period.  The second period was intensified when Lower Dauphin m...

Hershey Ice Hockey falls to Palmyra

Trojans players shake hands with The Cougars goalie after the game. The Trojans will take the ice again Monday, February 25 at Klick Lewis fighting for a spot in the Bears Cup. (Submitted by Jason Rippon)

Leah Koppenhaver, Reporter

February 19, 2019

On Monday, February 11, 2019 the Hershey Boys Ice Hockey team fell to the Palmyra Cougars at Klick Lewis Arena 6-2. The Trojans got an early first period lead with goals coming from juniors Cole Buchanan at 1:37 and another by Jason Rippon at 6:04. Seconds later the Cougars came back to t...

Hershey High School Hockey Senior Night

Hershey High School Hockey Club comes together after scoring a goal against Palmyra in the first period. Hershey lost to Palmyra five to two in the league game on Friday the 25th. (Broadcaster/Elaina Joyner)

Elaina Joyner and Tori Moss

February 8, 2019

On Friday, January 25, Hershey was defeated by the Palmyra Cougars with a score of 5-2. The two rivals faced off at Klick Lewis Arena at 7:15pm shortly after honoring the HHS seniors. Seniors Brady Bowman, Adam Paymer, Paul Gettle, and Caden Freer, who could not attend, were all honored at the beginni...

Trojan Trading Post Sells Merriman Weare Classic Game Shirts

The logo for the shirts being sold for the Merriam Weare classic game is pictured. This is the seventh year the game is being played. (Trojan Trading Post)

Leah Koppenhaver, Reporter

December 4, 2018

The Trojan Trading post has teamed up with the Hershey High School Hockey team to sell shirts for the 7th annual Merriam Weare Classic game. Shirts cost $12 each and will be available for sale in each of the lunches starting Monday, December 3 or can be purchased online at The Trojan Trading Post. ...

Fall Wrap-Up: Hershey Athletics Win State and District Championships

HHS football players stand with their friends and family on Senior Night. Hershey would go on to lose the game 42-25 to Lower Dauphin. (Broadcaster/Kate Clark)

Sam Allery and Evan Spinney

November 27, 2018

There’s no better way to start the school year than winning championships. After a long and rainy fall sports season, Hershey High School has had a very successful run. Most of the teams qualified for the Mid-Penn championship or the District III tournament, including a state championship by the ...

Hershey Bears Lose, but Welcome Visit By Stanley Cup

Joshua Gearhart, Reporter

November 6, 2018

The Bears’ quest for the Calder Cup started with a visit from another cup. Despite the Hershey Bears’ 2-1 loss to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Sunday, October 7th, the star attraction was the appearance of the Stanley Cup. When the Washington Capitals, the NHL affiliate team, won the Stanley ...

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