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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...

Junior Gabe Wunderlich during the Central York vs. Dallastown game on Sept. 18 ,2018. Even with the effort from the Wildcats, the team was defeated three to one.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Marissa Hunt, Emily Stoner, Jessica Sutton, and Drew Dillon December 28, 2018

Teamwork is everything if things are going to run smoothly in any sport. The Dallastown boys soccer team has had its fair share of ups and downs this season. They finished their season with eleven...

The girls soccer team lines up for their first round of counties against Susquehannock. The lady Wildcats won the game 3-1, moving on to the second round, where they faced Central for the fourth time this season.

Face Off Times Four

Marissa Hunt, Emily Stoner, Jessica Sutton, and Drew Dillon November 20, 2018

Ask a lot of Dallastown students about rivalries and they will mention Central York. Playing a rival team can get intense. Some sports play their rival just once per season. Others play twice, once...

Quarterback Jordan Cook runs the ball with Nyzair Smith by his side at a game against Hempfield.

Wildcats Challenged by Change

Linn Thune, Junior Editor November 8, 2018

A new coach, a new quarterback, and some new personnel on the offensive line left the 2018 Dallastown Wildcat football team adjusting to a lot of change. Ron Miller, Dallastown’s new head coach,...

The girls pose with their trophy and medals under the rainy sky after the district meet. The team won first place, and many of the girls won individual medals as well.

Unstoppable Together

Alexa Fisher, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2018

  Cross country is largely seen as an individual sport. Each runner can only rely on herself to beat their personal records. But, to the girl cross country runners of Dallastown, it truly...

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