SPORTS Q&A: New Eastern York football coach Dave Kemmick

04/02/2014 06:23 PM EDT
There has been a sea change with the Eastern York football team over the past year. First the program, which competes at the Class AAA level, found out it was moving from a smaller-school York-Adams Division III, comprised mostly of AA and A teams, to a newly realigned and bigger-school Division II, which features all AAA programs. 
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SPORTS Q&A: New Kennard-Dale football coach Patrick Weider
03/20/2014 11:35 PM EDT - It has always been the dream of Patrick Weider to become a head football coach. He's been an assistant coach and offensive coordinator at York High for seven years. Full Story

Two York County players picked for East-West all-star football game
03/13/2014 02:57 PM EDT - Two York County football players have been selected to participate in the Pennsylvania State Football Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game. Full Story

SPORTS Q&A: J.C. Lewis, Susquehannock's new football coach
03/06/2014 03:27 PM EST - While it may not have seemed like a positive at the time, when J.C. Lewis was forced to step away as an assistant football coach at Susquehannock this past year, it provided him a chance to focus. Full Story

QB Club of York hands out scholarships, awards at banquet
02/10/2014 10:15 PM EST - There aren't a lot of people outside of Bryan Stephens' family that he would trust to babysit his three young children. Full Story

Central York's Ramirez earns QB Club of York scholarship
01/29/2014 08:06 PM EST - It's not especially common for the words "senator" or "congressman" to be thrown around when discussing the potential future of a high school football player. Full Story

Spring Grove's David Shaw picked for Pennsylvania team in Big 33 Football Classic
01/30/2014 05:11 PM EST - Spring Grove lineman David Shaw has been selected for the Pennsylvania team for the 2014 Big 33 Football Classic. Full Story

Philadelphia power St. Joseph's Prep cruises to AAAA state football crown
12/15/2013 10:33 PM EST - HERSHEY -- Quarterback Chris Martin threw for a Class AAAA-championship record three touchdowns to lead Philadelphia power St. Full Story

South Fayette cruises to Class AA state football championship
12/15/2013 06:41 PM EST - HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - Record-setting quarterback Brett Brumbaugh threw for three first-half touchdowns and defensive back Conner Beck returned an interception for another score to lead District 7 champ South Fayette to its first PIAA Class AA football title Sunday with a 41-0 triumph over Imhotep Charter at Hersheypark Stadium. Full Story

York High QB leads Way when coaches pick top York-Adams football players
12/06/2013 01:01 PM EST - York High football coach Shawn Heinold watched his team's quarterback, James Way, make a lot of outstanding plays the last two seasons, but one, in particular, sticks out in Heinold's mind. Full Story

Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. Full Story
(Mel Barber mbarber@yorkdispatch.com)
Pork and pears: An easy Easter dinner

We're on the cusp of Easter weekend, which for many families means a big gathering, an egg hunt and a spiral cut ham. Full Story

Lawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts

HONOLULU (AP) — Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday. Full Story