The Mid Penn Conference announced last week their plans to continue on with high school winter sports even as the country sees a surge in reported COVID-19 cases.
The Shippensburg University Raiders hope to have a busy spring semester — one that will allow them return to some sort of normalcy and perhaps, maybe begin to put the COVID-19 pandemic finally behind them.
Much has been made of Big Spring football’s talented youth, but it was the Bulldogs’ small, but steady group of seniors that stole the spotlight in their season finale Saturday, helping the squad secure their first winning record since 2016 with a victory over the Upper Dauphin Trojans at ho…
The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference has announced the cancellation of all mandated regular season and championship competition for fall sports that were to take place over the 2020-21 season. The decision comes following a majority vote of the Board of Directors – the 18 presidents wh…
The Penn State Mont Alto cross country programs competed in a series of challenges on campus here this fall in lieu of the traditional fall season. The student-athletes wrapped up practices at the end of October as the contests included three different mile time trials, a mini Lap-a-Thon and…
The 2020 Shippensburg University Athletics Hall of Fame class was announced this week in a pre-produced video ceremony that is available online at the Shippensburg University Athletics website, shipraiders.com.
Big Spring football coach Joe Sinkovich showed tremendous faith in sophomore Ethan Eisenberg by naming the young quarterback the Bulldogs’ starter last week.
After starting their season 0-6, the Big Spring high school volleyball team went 7-3 over their final 10 games, concluding their strong second half with a victory over rivals Shippensburg Thursday evening on the road.
The throwers for the Shippensburg University track & field team were treated to a series of five presentations during the fall 2020 semester from an impressive group of renowned track & field athletes and sports professionals.
Cross country saved the hottest race for last, literally, with temperatures nearing 80 degrees Saturday at the PIAA Cross Country Championships at the Parkview Cross Country Course in Hershey.
Sophomore quarterback Ethan Eisenberg made his first-ever start for the Big Spring varsity football team in a 35–7 thrashing of the Halifax Wildcats Friday.
Big Spring high school girls soccers’ seven seniors took the field for the final time wearing maroon and gold against the rival Shippensburg Greyhounds Monday evening at Bulldog Stadium.
The only thing that stood between Big Spring cross country runner Mikaela Ward and a second straight trip to states was the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thank you very much to all the volunteers, coaches, players and fans who made the two-weekend Charlie Hoover Fall Classic Baseball Tournament at our complex a huge success.
The Big Spring Bulldogs 10U travel baseball team went 3-1 over the Columbus Day weekend to claim runner-up in the inaugural Charlie Hoover Classic Baseball Tournament held Oct. 10-11 in Newville.
Without the usual massive crowds, the Mid Penn cross country championships resembled more of a stroll in the park for the Big Spring Bulldogs Saturday.
The 2020 Big Spring High School field hockey team has always had plenty of talent on paper, but now that talent is starting to show on the field.
After missing nine games due to a hip injury, Big Spring senior Mitch Soccio found the back of the net for the Bulldogs’ only goal in a 3-1 loss to the West Perry Mustangs Thursday at Bulldog Stadium.
The Big Spring high school football team scored a season high 30 points, but could do little to slow the high-powered Steel High offense in a high-scoring affair Saturday afternoon on the road.
Big Spring football’s inexperienced underclassmen showed that they have what it takes to perform under the Friday Night Lights during the Bulldogs’ Week 4 victory over the Trinity Shamrocks Oct. 16 at home, 21-6.
Big Spring Bulldog 10U Travel Baseball players William Bechtold, Branson Motter and Zane Zimmerman played up an age level on the Newville Yankees 11U baseball team during the Charlie Hoover Fall Classic at the Newville Little League Complex Oct. 17-18.
Two first half goals from Maylei and Laney Noreika were enough for Big Spring field hockey (3-7) to hold off the Bishop McDevitt Crusaders (1-6) on the road last Wednesday, 2-1.
Sophomore midfielder Nancy Soccio fends off a Northern defender during the Big Spring girls soccer’s 5-0 loss to the Polar Bears Thursday evening at Bulldog Stadium. Senior goalkeeper Ally Manley made 12 saves in the loss. This week, the Lady Bulldogs (1-8) host James Buchanan Tuesday before…
Big Spring miscues allowed Boiling Springs’ defense and special teams to score first half touchdowns just minutes apart in a sequence that proved to be the separator in what was an otherwise even matchup, as the Bubblers moved to 3-0 and took home the Battle of the Springs trophy with a 35-2…
Boiling Spring field hockey’s lethal penalty corners accounted for four of the team’s six goals as the Bubblers (5-2) blew past the rival Big Spring Bulldogs (2-5) last Wednesday at Ecker Field, 6-0.
The Big Spring Lady Bulldogs recorded their first win and their first goals of the season Friday, putting four past York Country Day to secure a much-needed 4-0 victory at home.
Newville Little League will host eight 9U teams, eight 11U teams and ten 13U teams Oct. 17-18 for the second half of the Charlie Hoover Fall Classic Tournament in what looks to be another great weekend of baseball honoring Hoover, a lifelong NLL volunteer. Newville Little Leaguers will again…
Big Spring golfer Caleb Motter finished an outstanding senior season by competing at the District 3 Golf Championships this past weekend at Briarwood Golf Club in York.
Aiden McGuire, 9, hit his first career home run Saturday, Sept. 26, against the Smithsburg Blue Crabs on the P1 Field of Newville Little League. Aiden hit an 0-1 pitch to left center field with two runners on base to narrow the deficit to 10-9 in the bottom of the 5th inning. Although the Bi…
The Camp Hill Lions’ big-play passing game was on display Friday, with senior quarterback Daniel Shuster throwing for 300 yards and 3 touchdowns in a victory over the Big Spring Bulldogs at Bulldog Stadium, 28-14.
Big Spring golf, coming off an outstanding regular season, had an even better start to their postseason thanks to brothers Caleb and Josh Motter.
Donny Schatz won the biggest sprint car race in the nation on Saturday night, taking the 58th annual, $75,000 to win the World of Outlaws Champion Racing Oil National Open at Williams Grove Speedway.
Big Spring field hockey turned around a week marred by bad luck and bad bounces with a breakout 4-0 win over Line Mountain High School Monday at home.
After surrendering 12 goals in their first two games, Big Spring boys soccer put together 100 minutes of strong, tough defensive effort to earn a hard fought draw against the rival Carlisle Thundering Herd Thursday night at Bulldog Stadium, 2-2.
Big Spring junior outside hitter Marlee Johnson returns a ball during Bulldog volleyball’s home opener against the West Perry Mustangs last Thursday. The Bulldogs (0-4) fell to the Mustangs (1-2) by a 3-2 final score. The Bulldogs are back at it with a home match against the James Buchanan R…
Every tradition has to begin somewhere, and one of the men that helped lay the foundation for the tradition in Big Spring wrestling was John Dunsmore.
A second half goal line stand helped the Big Spring Bulldogs stave off the James Buchanan Rockets in their season opener Friday at Bulldog Stadium, 20-6.
Big Spring goalkeeper Camden Shoemaker wins an aerial battle during Bulldog soccer’s season opener Saturday against the Greencastle Blue Devils. The Bulldogs fell to the Blue Devils 5-0 at Greencastle High School. Elsewhere, the Big Spring field hockey team picked up a 2-0 win over Bishop Mc…
Senior Night for student athletes can sneak up on you. Before you know it, you are walking across the field for the last time as a high-schooler.
Freddie Rahmer won his third sprint car feature of the season at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night in the National Open Tune Up race and in doing so the Salfordville speedster expanded his lead in the season-long point standings with just two races to go in the season.
All Stars point leader Aaron Reutzel of Clute, Texas, scored the $5,000 victory in the Jack Gunn Memorial Dirt Classic Qualifier for sprint cars on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the high school cross country season perhaps more than any other, cancelling all invitationals and severely cutting the number of runners who qualify for the postseason.
Bulldog football is not the only Big Spring team making the move to a new division, as Big Spring field hockey is also set to leave the Mid Penn Colonial Division and join the Capital Division in 2020.
When you only have one senior on the roster, normally that means you can expect a rebuilding year. But in the case of Big Spring Volleyball, they believe that their junior and sophomore classes will be able to step up and carry the load.