The major honors continue to pour in for Kennard-Dale High School graduate Sara Tarbert.

The Stevenson University senior was named the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Player of the Year on Thursday morning, the second straight year that she has earned that honor. Tarbert was also named first team all-conference for the third consecutive season.



YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORTPenn State York vs Penn State Worthington Scranton basketball

The Penn State York men’s basketball season isn’t over yet.

The local Lions learned this week that they’ve earned an at-large berth in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division II National Championship.

PSY will enter the playoffs as the No. 6 seed in the 10-team field.


YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORTMessiah vs York College mens' basketball

The York College basketball teams suffered a pair of Capital Athletic Conference semifinal playoff losses on Thursday night.

The York men dropped a heartbreaking 86-80 double-overtime decision at Salisbury University. York fell to 17-10, while Salisbury improved to 20-6.

The women’s team, meanwhile, fell to a powerhouse Christopher Newport outfit, 73-52, on the Captains’ home court in Newport News, Virginia. CNU, which is ranked No. 8 in NCAA Division III, improved to 24-2. York College fell to 18-9. It was the third time York fell to CNU this season.


, 505-5402/@P_StroheckerDallastown vs Spring Grove wrestling

HERSHEY — Central York sophomore heavyweight Michael Wolfgram tells himself that the District 3 Class 3-A wrestling competition is just another tournament.

It’s how he prevents himself from getting too psyched out by the bright lights, the large crowds and all the amenities that come along with competing at Hershey’s Giant Center.


RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascoresPHOTOS: Central York vs. Susquehannock York-Adams girl's basketball semifinals

EMIGSVILLE — It seems like there are few things that can slow down the Central York girls’ basketball team right now.

Winners of the York-Adams Division I and playoff titles, the Panthers have been on a tear of late.

That is until Mother Nature turned up the heat outside in late February.


GEORGE HAMMOND, 505-5403/@ydsportsPHOTOS: Northeastern vs Eastern York boy's basketball


It’s what most teams strive for.

Northeastern put its characteristic balance on display Thursday night when the top-seeded Bobcats (25-2) had four players in double figures and handled No. 8 seed Greencastle 73-52 in a District 3 Class 5-A boys’ basketball quarterfinal that puts them in the semifinals Monday night at Hershey’s Giant Center at 8 p.m.


DICK VanO’LINDA, 505-5403/@ydsportsGreencastle vs Spring Grove boys' basketball

SPRING GROVE — Grant Sterner stepped into a starring role Thursday night and helped keep alive Spring Grove’s bid for a District 3 Class 5-A title.

Sterner, who comes off the bench for the Rockets, scored his team’s final five points of the game, along with making a key steal, as the Rockets edged Manheim Central, 65-63 before a standing-room-only crowd.