Categories BaseballFeaturedSports

Bears Blue Tops Comets, Manheim Township; Loses to Hempfield

For the first time this summer, the Bears Blue baseball team was able to complete its regular slate of games without getting postponed due to inclement weather or other circumstances. Despite some ups and downs, the Bears were able to come out of the stretch with mixed-to-positive results. The team had its first road game […]

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Categories FeaturedSportsSwimming/Diving

Willowood Swimming Falls to Devon Crest in First Meet of Summer

The 2019 summer swimming season kicked off for Willowood at home on Saturday, June 15, against Devon Crest. While the Bluefins fought hard, they ultimately came up short, losing 631.5-394.5 to the Gators. On the plus side, they did come away with 18 victories overall. A large chunk of those wins came in the 13-14 […]

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Categories AlumniEAHS BearsFeaturedLacrosseSports

EAHS Alumni Series: Dietrich Breaks Women’s Lax Records in the Net at DelVal

When a college program is in just its second year of existence, younger athletes generally have a better chance of contributing right away. But Amanda Dietrich didn’t expect to step into the net as the goalie for the Delaware Valley women’s lacrosse team from the get-go. “Starting every game from my freshman year was not […]

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Categories BasketballEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

EAHS Boys Hoops Starts 1-3 in Spooky Nook Summer League

After arguably the best season in program history, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team will be facing a bit of a reset when the 2019-20 regular season begins. The Bears have lost just three seniors to graduation, but all three, Larry Locker, Amos Kollie and Dylan Sweger, were instrumental parts of the rotation. […]

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EAHS Alumni Series: Denlinger Shines for York College Baseball

The York College baseball team began its 2019 season with its annual trip to the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where the Spartans would play four games in as many days. Among them was an extremely apprehensive Austin Denlinger, an Elizabethtown Area High School graduate preparing to play in his first college contest. “Not […]

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2019 Elizabethtown Advocate Spring Sports Awards

There were plenty of ups and downs for Elizabethtown Area High School during the 2019 spring sports season. A couple of Bears teams struggled, while a few were consistently productive in the Lancaster-Lebanon League. In total, three Elizabethtown teams made the league playoffs, with two qualifying for districts as well. Another team also saw several […]

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Categories BaseballFeaturedSports

Bears Blue Baseball Begins Summer With Win Over Conestoga Valley

Following a down high school season, the Bears Blue baseball team was looking to rebound during the summer in the Lancaster County Midget Baseball League, with a potential return to the playoffs for the eighth straight year. However, things got delayed; rain forced a postponement of Bears Blue’s scheduled home opener against Lancaster (McCaskey) on […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsTrack And Field

EAHS Track Wins Three Medals, Sets Four Program Records at States

Heading into the 2019 PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University on Friday, May 24, and Saturday, May 25, Elizabethtown Area High School had already outdone itself from last season. The Bears had just one state qualifier in 2018, bumping that number to five this time around (four individuals and a relay team). However, […]

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L-L League Spring Sports Section All-Star Roundup for EAHS

It took the majority of the month of May, but all the spring team sports All-Stars for the Lancaster-Lebanon League have been released, sans track and field, which doesn’t hand out traditional awards. Elizabethtown Area High School came out well represented in the end, with 17 athletes receiving honors overall, 10 of them on the […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSoftballSports

EAHS Softball Tops Warwick, Loses to L-S in L-L League Playoffs; Falls to Donegal in Districts

In spite of some crazy games, the season is over for the Elizabethtown Area High School softball team. However, the Lady Bears quite literally went down swinging during the postseason against some of the best teams in District 3 and looked poised to continue that competitive play in the years to come. The team took […]

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