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  • Local high school powerlifters raise the bar

    HERSHEY, Pa. – Four years ago, Hershey High School senior David Still had no intention of becoming a powerlifter. Now he’s a 3-time national champ. “It wasn’t until after freshman year of football season that I realized that this even existed,” said Still.  “I didn’t even want to compete originally.  I just got into it to get stronger, and turned out, I loved it.” Head coach Troy Smith started the Hershey powerlifting team back in 2004.  Hardware lines the walls in […]

  • Mother Nature wreaking havoc on spring sports schedule

    YORK, Pa. – It’s official.  Spring weather stinks. The high school spring sports season started almost two weeks ago.  But on many days, the schedule simply showed the same three letters over and over again: PPD. Baseball games, softball games, tennis matches and track meets, all postponed. As a matter of fact, through Wednesday of this week, most of the baseball teams, including York Suburban, hadn’t even played their first game yet. “We played two scrimmages in the middle of March […]

  • Brotherhood salutes fallen York City firefighters

    YORK, Pa. – The last alarm sounded for York City firefighters Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony. But they were not alone. Fellow firefighters from all over the country stood at attention and saluted their fallen brothers. Sometimes it’s hard to truly understand the meaning of that brotherhood until you’ve witnessed a memorial for a fallen firefighter. From the sea of blue to the apparatus draped in black, it’s a sight that will give you chills and bring you tears. For […]

  • Milton Hershey boys basketball team exceeding expectations

    HERSHEY, Pa. – They set goals, they pass goals. “I stopped setting them,” said Milton Hershey head basketball coach Mark Zerbe.  “They’ve all exceeded my expectations, so I’m just taking it one day at a time.” One of five local teams still alive in the postseason, the Spartans will be playing in the PIAA semifinals for the first time since 1981.  That’s also when Milton Hershey won their only state championship. The Spartans are led by a pair of senior […]

  • Four local teams advance to state basketball semifinals

    FOX43- The PIAA state basketball semifinals are now set. Four local teams advanced with wins on Saturday, joining the Milton Hershey boys who punched their ticket on Friday. On the boys side, District 3 had a strong showing in class 3A on Saturday, as both Trinity and Lancaster Mennonite made the final four. Trinity outlasted Loyalsock, 57-52.  The Rocks were led by Sean Good who scored 12 points.  Trinity will face Neumann-Goretti on Tuesday. And it took two overtimes for Lancaster […]

  • Chemistry driving Milton Hershey success on the court

    HERSHEY, Pa. – The Milton Hershey School boys basketball team is on a roll this postseason. After getting knocked out of the PIAA state tournament in the first round the past two years, the Spartans have advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2005. They’re led by a core group of seniors, including top scorer Don’yae Baylor-Carroll who’s averaging 23 points per game. And Pedro Rodriguez, who head coach Mark Zerbe called by far the most improved […]

  • York College Rocket Team working with NASA

    YORK, Pa. –  Saumil Patel was fascinated the first time he saw a rocket. Patel is now part of a group of engineering students at York College who have turned that fascination into something astronomical. They work in a small garage with a gravel floor, almost more of a shed.  But what goes on behind those walls has caught the attention of NASA. “The NASA Student Launch Program is a yearlong program where we get to work with NASA engineers,” […]

  • Pickleball becoming a big “dill” in York

      YORK, Pa. – If you like dinking in the kitchen, well, we’ve got the sport for you. Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America.  No, really, it is. And it’s already gaining a foothold in Central Pennsylvania, where the White Rose Pickleball Association (WRPA) has grown to over one hundred members in just a few months. Vice president Andy Tarburton describes pickleball as a combination of tennis, ping pong, badminton and racquetball. And once people try it, they’re […]

  • Local college basketball team helps Steelton girl with rare disease get her wish

    LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. – She loves Donald Duck.  And Daisy Duck.  And all things Disney. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Lebanon Valley College basketball program, Steelton’s Aramya Riley will be going to Disney World. For the second year in a row, the Flying Dutchmen hosted a Make-A-Wish game and orchestrated the official wish presentation for a local child. This year’s recipient is three-year-old Aramya Riley, who has an extremely rare type of epilepsy that has the medical community […]