Latest Middletown News

  • Mid-Penn Conference News and Notes: Capital Division
    Each week during the 2021 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference.
  • News and Notes: Mid-Penn Conference Capital Division
    Each week during the 2021 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference.
  • News and Notes: Capital Division
    Each week during the 2021 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference.
  • 2021 Preview: Middletown Blue Raiders
    Middletown football enters a new era with Scott Acri at the helm. But don’t expect things to look too different—this will still be a run-first, smash-mouth football team that should contend for the Capital Division crown and much more.
  • Making the Grade: Wyomissing 38, Middletown 16
    By Andy Shay:  Wyomissing started fast with 14 quick points in the District 3 Class 3A championship game with Middletown and never looked back. This was the fifth consecutive year these two squads have met in the playoffs. The first three went to Middletown and now the Spartans have claimed two in a row. There’s […]
  • Wyomissing stifles Middletown en route to a 38-16 victory in the District 3 Class 3A championship
    By Andy Shay:  For all of its exploits and weapons on offense, the key to Wyomissing claiming a District 3 Class 3A championship Friday night was what the Spartans did on defense to Middletown. The speed of the Spartans’ defense simply overwhelmed the Blue Raiders offense and in the second quarter, when the game was […]
  • News and Notes: Mid-Penn Capital
    By Andy Shay:  Each week during the 2020 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference. Middletown and Wyomissing line up for the District 3 Class 3A title…again:  For the fifth consecutive year Middletown will face off against Wyomissing in the District 3 Class […]
  • Making the Grade: Boiling Springs vs. Middletown
    By Andy Shay:  All you can ask for if you are Boiling Springs is a shot to win it in the fourth quarter against a team like Middletown. And the Bubblers had it Friday night. They could not throw the ball with any success at all, and that was a difference maker when you have […]
  • Middletown survives fourth quarter surge by Boiling Springs to knock off the Bubblers, 20-16
    By Andy Shay:  MIDDLETOWN — There was never any doubt Friday night that Boiling Springs was in over its head against Middletown at War Memorial Field. The Blue Raiders still won the football game, but it took a couple first-half gifts from the Bubblers and a big night from senior running back Tymir Jackson for Middletown […]
  • 4th Down Game of the Week Boiling Springs vs. Middletown
    By 4th Down Staff:  BOILING SPRINGS (3-0) at MIDDLETOWN (1-1)7 p.m. Friday, War Memorial Field, Middletown THE BUBBLERS: Grinding out first downs via the run would normally fall into the “don’t do it” category when squaring off with Middletown, but here’s the rub. The Blue Raiders are still in the development phase, particularly up front, on […]
  • Game preview: Steel-High vs. Middletown
    By 4th Down Staff:  STEEL-HIGH (1-0) at MIDDLETOWN (1-0)7 p.m. Friday, War Memorial Field, Middletown THE ROLLERS: It’s no secret Andrew Erby’s program likes to move fast and in large intervals, but defensive assignments and awareness will be most important against the rival Blue Raiders. Middletown has averaged 46 points in its last four meetings with […]
  • 4th Down Magazine Player of Week: Middletown’s Julio Rodriguez
    By 4th Down Staff:  Middletown? A passing team? Yes, you saw that right. And by you, we mean the fans who voted for quarterback Julio Rodriguez, the first 4th Down Magazine Player of the Week of 2020. Rodriquez put up a ton of points on the scoreboard Friday night and grabbed a ton of props […]
  • Vote Now: Player of the Week (Week 1)
    By 4th Down staff: Welcome to 4th Down Magazine’s vote for Player of the Week presented by Crown Trophy of Harrisburg (in Lemoyne). The nominees for the week are listed below. Vote for the player with the most impressive performance. The poll will remain open until Tuesday at 11 p.m. and voting is allowed once […]
  • 2020 Preview: Middletown Blue Raiders
    By Adam Kulikowski:  Coach: Brett Myers (8th season, 68-20) Classification: 3A Division: Mid-Penn Capital 2019 season: 10-2 (6-1 Capital) Postseason: Lost to Wyomissing 24-21 in the District 3 Class 3A championship. RETURNING LEADERS Passing: Comp-Att, Yards, TD Tony Powell: 70-123, 1,408, 18 Rushing: Att-Yards, Avg, TD Tymir Jackson: 153-1,282, 8.3, 11 Receiving: Att-Yards, Avg, TD Tajae Broadie: 32-438, 13.6, 7 Key […]