Big Spring students have nearly doubled their original goal after just 12 days during Big Spring March Madness.
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.’
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.
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.
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.
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.
Big Spring softball saw a lot of good things from a lot of young players last spring. This year, the team is hoping that they get the chance to show they can take yet another big step forward.
The coronavirus, which has led to the suspension of play in a number of major American sports leagues, has also had an impact at the high school level.
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.
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.
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.
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…
The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team could not get past No. 7 IUP on Sunday in the 2020 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championship game, dropping a 77-59 decision to the Crimson Hawks at Heiges Field House.
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.
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…
The Shippensburg University men's basketball team is ranked fourth in the second edition of the 2020 NCAA Atlantic Regional Rankings released Wednesday afternoon.
The Shippensburg University basketball teams will host a pair of Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Quarterfinal matchups from Heiges Field House.
The Big Spring High School basketball team was eliminated from district playoffs with a loss to York Suburban in the consolation quarterfinals Thursday on the road, 78-59.
The Shippensburg University baseball team completed a four-game series sweep of Queens (N.Y.) on Sunday, defeating the Knights by scores of 6-2 and 11-2 in games played at Diamond Nation in Flemington, N.J.
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…
Big Spring wrestlers Eli Gregoris and Andrew Adams finished on the doorstep of their ultimate goal this past weekend at the District 3 Class 3A Wrestling Championships.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Big Spring swimming and diving entered their final week of preparation for the 2020 postseason with a strong showing in the pool Thursday, where they earned a split in a dual meet against Trinity at home.
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…
Gavin Pritchard channeled late basketball star Kobe Bryant to provide Big Spring basketball with a memorable win over rivals Boiling Springs Monday.
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.
Big Spring wrestling coach Nate Gutshall did not mince words were discussing his team's performance following a dual meet loss Thursday evening at Boiling Springs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Big Spring High School basketball team's offense came in fits and starts, but never really got going in a loss to the Northern Polar Bears Friday at home, 68-59.
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.