Big Spring football enters the fall of 2020 in a whole new league, the new-look Mid Penn Capital Division.
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.
After a more than six-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Big Spring High School sports will make their long awaited return to the field when Jack Shulenberger, pictured, and the Bulldog varsity football team hosts the James Buchanan Rockets this Friday at Bulldog Stadium for a 7 p.m.…
Big Spring football kicked off preparations for what will be a season of unknowns with their first full week of official practices last week at Mount Rock Elementary.
Jesse Snyder, who began 2020 in retirement, having sold his car to Pork Sell, returned for a cameo appearance in that car and won the special 30 lap Semi Late event at Bedford Sep. 6. Garrett Bard made it look easy winning the special 305 sprint event and Taylor Farlling acted similarly in t…
The Big Spring High School golf team opened the 2020 fall high school sports season with a third place overall finish and two golfers in the top 5 of the individual leaderboard in their first Mid Penn Colonial Division golf match Thursday at Eagles Crossing Golf Club.
The Big Spring Bulldogs 9U Travel Baseball team went 4-0 to win the Hanover Rampage Fall Explosion Tournament in Hanover during Labor Day weekend.
Williams Grove Speedway is in action starting at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 18, with the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints Jack Gunn Memorial/Dirt Classic Qualifier for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars.
After a devastating knee injury and nearly 12 months on the sidelines, Laney Noreika is back, fully healthy and with a brand new perspective, ready to power Big Spring field hockey’s attack for the 2020 season.
The month of August has been a month of consistency for the Bloserville Bandit Chevy Powered Number 8 Limited Late Model Driver Taylor Farlling. With the already shortened season in full swing, this young driver has found momentum going into the second half of the race season. Recently provi…
The biggest and richest sprint car race in the east and in the history of Williams Grove Speedway just got bigger and even richer!
Freddie Rahmer scored his second 410 sprint car win of the season at Williams Grove Speedway Friday night in the Bob Stewart Tribute race, worth $5,012 to win.
Big Spring varsity baseball coach Josh Petty has decided to step down from his post after five seasons in charge of the program in order to spend more time with his family and to work on other projects.
Hayden Hunt of Shippensburg and Belle Weikert of Bethlehem took home the top prizes at the 2020 Cumberland Valley TrailFest 5K Friday in Shippensburg.
Born just one minute apart, brothers Austin and Grant Long will remain together even as they continue their football careers at the next level.
The Big Spring Bulldog travel baseball team’s 10 oldest 9U players combined with 10-year-olds Parker Hamman and Drew Graver Barnouski to finish runner-up at the 10U level during the Beat the Heat Baseball Tournament held at the Newville Little League Complex Aug. 22 and 23.
Williams Grove Speedway will present the Bob Stewart Tribute race for Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars coming up at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 4.
Former Shippensburg University basketball player Justin McCarthur has reached an agreement with Delikatesas Joniškis, a basketball team that plays in the National Basketball League (NKL). The NKL is the second-tier league in Lithuania and consists of 14 teams.
Eighty-five student-athletes from Shippensburg University were recently recognized by the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2ADA) with 2019-20 Academic Achievement Awards.
Williams Grove Speedway will present the Jack Gunn Memorial Twin 20s for the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars Series at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 28.
The Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail’s rescheduled TrailFest is on and in person. The 10K & 5K race and the 25-mile bike ride will be held Friday, Sept. 4, with a limited field size and in conjunction with Ship First Fridays. The event will include food trucks, a beer garden and live music. …
Freddie Rahmer of Salfordville scored his first sprint car win of the season at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, taking the lead from Chase Dietz with 10 laps to go in the 25-lap main to record the 11th victory of his career at the track.
The Shippensburg University Department of Athletics has announced a new ONESHIPVotes campaign that focuses on voter registration, voter education, and voter participation for all student-athletes, coaches, and staff for the general election, state elections and local elections.
The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, the state’s governing body for high school sports, took another step toward a final decision on the upcoming fall high school sports season by meeting with representatives of Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration Friday, Aug. 14.
Friendship Hose Co. 47 plated nine runs in the bottom of the first inning and later added a big three-run blast from Caydn Brletich to win a slugfest against J&A Lawncare in Majors Division action Aug. 12 at the Little League Complex, 14-7.
Playing at their home fields at Newville Little League in front of their home fans, the Big Spring Bulldogs 9U travel baseball team completed another successful weekend of baseball with a 2-1 showing at Beat the Heat Tournament Aug. 8-9.
The World of Outlaws Super Late Model Series will invade Williams Grove Speedway for just the third time in history coming up at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 21. Also racing will be the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars.
Clinton Hersh rallied from the pack to win the Limited event at Bedford Speedway Friday night. In other action, Brian Weyandt Jr., Kyle Deneen also won before Colin Welsh scored an emotional first-ever 4 Cylinder win.
A total of 74 sprint cars jammed the Williams Grove Speedway pit area Friday night for a rare three-division open wheel program at the track that saw Brent Marks score the 410 sprint car win, while Derek Locke took the 358 sprints and Steve Drevicki copped the USAC East 360 sprint main.
Last week, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recommended that no interscholastic or recreational sports be played until January of 2021, leaving the upcoming fall and winter high school sports seasons up in the air.
Williams Grove Speedway will be in action at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 14, with a rare three-division program of pure sprint car racing for Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints, HJ Towing and Recovery 358 sprints and for the USAC East 360 sprint cars. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m.
The NCAA Division II’s seven fall 2020 championships are canceled, the Division II Presidents Council decided Wednesday due to the operational, logistical and financial challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Big Spring Bulldogs 9U travel team finished the Keystone Classic tournament at Stony Ridge park in Carlisle Aug. 1-2 with mixed results, losing in the semifinal to hosts and eventual champion Keystone Nationals.
Dreams of a postseason crown in their inaugural season in the South Penn League turned into an early playoff exit for the Shippensburg Stars this past weekend.
Greg “Spike” Moore was the big winner in Friday action at Bedford Speedway, taking the 20-lap Limited headliner at the track. In other action on a wild Friday program, Chubby Childers rallied for his first ever Semi Late win, Mike Aotobelli Jr. won the EMod event and Kyle Deneen was the Pure…
The Big Spring Bulldogs 9U travel baseball team won their second King of the Castle Tournament title in as many years July 25-26 in Greencastle, successfully defending their 2019 championship by defeating the Chambersburg Renegades 17-6 in the title game and outscoring their opponents by a c…
Williams Grove Speedway will present the Billy Kimmel Memorial for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars along with the Civil War Super Late Model Series coming up at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 7. Gates will open at 5:30.
Danny Dietrich took the lead from Anthony Macri on a lap 18 restart and went on to win his first Williams Grove Speedway 410 sprint main of the season on Friday night at the Cumberland County oval.
The Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC), the overseer of intercollegiate athletics for Penn State Commonwealth Campuses Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Hazleton, Greater Allegheny, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, and …
House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) joined 62 other Pennsylvania House Republicans recently in writing to Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Agency (PIAA) to request a change in recent policy prohibiting spectators at PIAA events, including par…
Years of experience together on the softball diamond had Big Spring High School Class of 2020 seniors Kailee Shotto, Madyson Wert and Carly White envisioning an unforgettable final season.