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When you draw up how you want the winning senior class in program history to go out, this wasn’t exactly how Shippensburg University Men’s Basketball coach Chris Fite would have planned it -- missing out on one last chance for their ‘one shining moment.’

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The PIAA Board of Directors met on Monday, March 30, via teleconference to discuss numerous issues, including a brief mention about the coronavirus impact on spring sports and the suspended PIAA Basketball and Class 2A Swimming Championships.

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The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak has been felt by every Big Spring student athlete. No one more so than swimmer Matthew Raudabaugh, who stands to potentially lose out on an opportunity to win a state title.

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The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) announced Monday that the start of spring sports will be pushed back two more weeks, and winter championships remain on hold as state schools remain closed due to the coronavirus.

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March is normally the time for brackets, buzzer-beaters and upsets. But with the NCAA Tournament canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, students in the Big Spring School District have been able to fill the void with a different kind of March Madness.

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The Shippensburg University Athletic Department announced Friday the cancellation of all spring sports for the remainder of the semester due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. The decision was made in line with a directive by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Board of Directors.

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The Big Spring High School baseball team has dealt with more than their fair share of devastating, walk off losses in the last calendar year, and this season – like every other team in the state – they are currently in a holding pattern as they deal with the uncertainty of the coronavirus.

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Despite being shut out from the ultimate prize of a trip to the Giant Center in Hershey, Big Spring wrestling appears headed in the right direction, with five different Bulldog wrestlers earning spots on the recently released Mid Penn Wrestling All-Star Team.

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The road to Hershey culminated Saturday night with 28 AA and AAA wrestlers standing atop the podium at the Giant Center as state champions.

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The team “Brawn over Brains” defeated the “Dirty Dodgers” to win the annual dodgeball tournament Saturday at Big Spring High School. Pictured, left to right, are “Brawn over Brains” team members Tyler Koser, Adam Cornman, Grant Long, Zach Garlin, Austin Long and Michael Witter. The tournamen…

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UNIVERSITY PARK - At the conclusion of the Penn State University Conference (PSUAC) women's basketball championship on Sunday, the conference office announced the 2019-20 end of the season awards, as voted upon by the league's coaches. 

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Local driver Taylor Farlling looks to follow up on his 2019 Bedford Speedway Late Model Championship by competing for the track championship at Hagerstown Speedway in 2020. He will also run Port Royal, Winchester and Bedford over the course of the 2020 season. Farlling's complete schedule is…

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Doubling Gap Motocross Park, located at 100 Reasner Lane in Newburg, was literally abuzz this weekend with bikers of all ages taking to the dirt track to enjoy a full day of practice on Sunday. There was lots of high flying action and dirt track adventure as riders hit the track for one of t…

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There was no such thing as a sophomore slump for the Big Spring swim team at the Mid Penn Swimming Championships, as three Bulldog sophomores posted significant time drops during the AA and AAA combined meet hosted by Cumberland Valley High School.

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It came down to the last regular season game, but Big Spring senior Gavin Pritchard was able to achieve the 1,000 point milestone in a district playoff tune-up against Green Street Academy of Baltimore Saturday at home

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The Big Spring high school bocce ball team marked Senior Night with a 2-0 victory over Northern  Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the high school. Pictured, left to right, seniors Eric Banda, Leah Eichelberger, Shania Hershey, Eric Thorson, Anna Wilson and Kayla Witter.

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The Big Spring high school girls basketball team endured a up-and-down season in 2020, but that did not stop them from ending the campaign on a high note, posting a season high 58 points in a blowout victory over the Waynesboro Maidens Feb. 4 at home, 58-15.

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Big Spring football standout Gavin Pritchard has signed on to play college football at a top Division II program, inking a National Letter of Intent to attend Notre Dame College of Ohio Feb. 5 at the high school.

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Five days after Gavin Pritchard’s buzzer-beating jumper delivered a win over Boiling Springs at home, the senior forward came through once again for the Big Spring High School basketball team in the rematch Friday night in Bubbletown.

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The Big Spring Lady Bulldogs were held to just 7 second half points in a loss to rivals Boiling Springs Friday at home, 36-26.

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MONT ALTO – After another successful semester in the classroom, 27 Penn State Mont Alto student-athletes were recognized for their academic prowess by earning spots on the Penn State University Athletic Conference All-Academic Teams as announced by the conference office following the conclus…

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Big Spring divers Alicia Canaday (right) and Seth Fertig (left) picked up top-4 medals at the Big Spring-hosted Mid Penn AA Diving Championships Monday. Canaday, a senior, earned a runner-up medal in the girl's diving competition, achieving an 11-dive final score of 301.45. Fertig, a freshma…

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The Big Spring High School girls basketball team concluded an encouraging week on the hardwood with a grind-it-out effort against the Middletown Blue Raiders Saturday on the road.

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Senior point guard Javaun Moore stepped up in crunch time to give the Big Spring High School basketball team an important win over the James Buchanan Rockets Jan. 14 at home, 47-43.

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The Big Spring boys basketball team's switched up their defense Friday night with the sole purpose of stopping Waynesboro point guard Cole Rhyne, going from their regular 3-2 zone into a box and one and a triangle and two. 

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The Big Spring Lady Bulldogs bounced back in a big way following a disappointing loss to rivals Boiling Springs last Wednesday by scoring a dominant win over the Waynesboro Maidens Friday on the road, 42-22.

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Big Spring wrestling's veterans stepped up Monday as the Bulldogs continued their busy recent stretch with a dual meet loss to Colonial Division rivals Shippensburg at home, 42-36.

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Registration is now open for Newville Little League's 2020 Spring season. Registration can be done online on our website (www.newvilleLL.org), or you can also register at any of the walk-in registration dates or during any of the league's free winter indoor clinics.