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Logan and Nick Ungerland (left to right) posing for a picture before their junior lacrosse season. The pair are leaders on and off the field for the team, both being starters, with Nick being a captain. (Photo Submitted)

Dallastown’s Two Sport Twins

Evan Atwood, Assistant Sports Editor April 17, 2024

Anyone who has grown up with brothers or sisters knows there is an inherent connection between siblings. Even more so with twins. And even more so when you spend as much time together as Nick and Logan...

Freshmen Anna Roperti (33), Ella Zorbaugh (4) and Emmerson Markel (8) standing for The Star-Spangled Banner holding each others pinkies, which the team does at every game to symbolize they are united.

Rising Stars

Laura Pottman, Reporter October 26, 2023

In late August, DHS welcomed the Class of 2027, as well as new competition, to the turf. Anna Roperti, Ella Zorbaugh and Emmerson Markel are a few new faces to Dallastown varsity field hockey. This...

Sports Spotlight

Sports Spotlight

Taylor Hicks, Reporter October 21, 2022

Checking in On Fall Sports

Taylor Hicks, Reporter September 23, 2022

Dallastown fall sports teams are already mid-way through their seasons. Take a look at each of the fall sports teams to see their accomplishments from last year and their expectations for the 2022-23 school...

Dallastown football went 6-4 this past season with Levi Murphy as the varsity offensive line coach. He hopes to have even more success next season as he becomes the new head coach.

Murphy’s Mentality

Sophia Caltagirone, Reporter March 28, 2022

When it comes to football the execution on the field is vital, yet what the players do behind the scenes is equally as significant to making a team be successful.  Dallastown’s new head coach, Levi...

The Dallastown Golf team had a successful season as league champions, county champions and district champions.

Golf Goes for Gold

Morgan O'Neill, Reporter December 20, 2021

Dallastown has always had a strong and competitive golf team, but this season proved to be record breaking.  After winning a YAIAA league title, their first District III team title, and a fifth-place...

Gabe Norwood, Riley Thomas, Mason Bowman, Sydney Ohl, Shauna Stotler, and Camryn Eveler are six Dallastown student-athletes who signed National Letters of Intent on Dec. 12. These athletes will be attending college in the Fall of 2021 to continue their sports and further their academic studies.

Dallastown’s Fall Athletic Signing Day 2020-2021

Katelyn Moran-Pearlman, Reporter December 11, 2020

The Dallastown Athletic Department recognized six athletes who committed to pursue their athletic and academic careers at the collegiate level on Wednesday, December 12.  This is Dallastown’s first...

The Field Hockey team celebrating after head coach Jeri Myers 500 win this season.

With the End of an Era, Comes Success

Kelsey Jacobson, Reporter December 28, 2018

Most people would see the end of an almost 40-year coaching career to be the final chapter, a bittersweet ending marking the end of an era. But the 2018 field hockey season was filled with exceptional...

One word that describes the Girls Volleyball Team is resilient. Without resiliency the team wouldnt have been able to accomplish the things they did this season.

Resiliency- The Capacity to Recover Quickly From Difficulties; Toughness

Larisa Samryk, Taylor Witmer, and Megan Johnson December 28, 2018

Resilient. When asked for one word to describe the 2018 Dallastown girls volleyball team, senior Tatiana Matuszewski said, “Resilient.” The Wildcats, got off to a bit of a rough start, dropping...

Dallastowns Golf Team had a very successful season, even though many people didnt know it even existed.

One of Dallastown’s Best-kept Secret’s Spilled

Molly Fitzgibbons, Reporter December 28, 2018

One of the most successful teams at Dallastown is also one of the school’s best-kept secrets. The mysterious Dallastown Coed Golf team had another noteworthy season in 2018.   Led by Head Coach...

Rory McCleary, one of the Boys Cross Country key members, receiving his medal at the Big Springs race.

Bouncing Back From a Rough Start

Taylor Witmer, Reporter December 28, 2018

“It wasn’t our best year in terms of success in medal count but we had a lot of people step up when it mattered in key events,” Tommy Viens, senior boys cross country captain said. Although the...

Meghan Salaga and Morgan Kistler took fourth place in this years District Doubles Tournament.

A Triumphant Tennis Team

Molly Fitzgibbons, Reporter December 28, 2018

Many know that Dallastown has a reputation of impressive sports records and talented athletes. However, another notable sport that is not always in the spotlight is the girls' tennis team. Though people...

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