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  • LR20160107_Detz1-crop
    Family night at Lititz Borough Hall

    Detz promoted to sergeant Chloe and Haley Detz could not have been any prouder of their father on Dec. 29. That’s when Stephen Detz was officially sworn in as a sergeant in the Lititz Borough Police Department....

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • As Cocalico sophomore guard Aidan Trynosky fakes inside, Manheim Central’s Taylor Funk crashes on top of him while anticipating a shot block. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
     Funk scores 33 in Barons’ win over Cocalico

      In years past, head coach Chris Sherwood would have called a timeout in the situation his Manheim Central boys found themselves on Tuesday. In no small part due to the hot-shooting hand of Cocalico guard Tucker...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Warwick senior guard Kate Martin cuts between two Bishop McDevitt players on her way to the basket in the Lady Warriors’ win last Wednesday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     First-place Cedar Crest turns back the WHS girls

      The Cedar Crest girls kept pace with Manheim Township atop the Section One standings on Tuesday night, beating Warwick 58-34 in Cornwall. The win improved the first-place Lady Falcons to 6-1 L-L, two games ahead of...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • LITITZ BLIZZZ
    Snowbound memories blizzard of ’96

    Revisiting the blizzard of ’96   by PATRICK BURNS It was 20 years ago this week when snow idled Lititz and the extended region for days. But the mention of the Blizzard of 1996 yields  bright faces...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Lititz’s Lauren Pyle (left) and Manheim Central’s Evan Simon (right) won their age division titles at the NFL’s Pass Punt and Kick Team Championships at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium in December. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
     Pyle, Simon win gold at PP&K Team Competition

      You couldn’t have blamed Warwick seventh-grader Lauren Pyle and Manheim Central eighth-grader Evan Simon if they were a little bit nervous. After all, they were standing on the same field at Baltimore’s 71,000-seating-capacity M&T Bank Stadium...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • In the Manheim Holiday Tournament’s 170-pound finals last Wednesday, Baron senior Jared Siegrist (right) looks to finish a takedown against Council Rock North’s Josh Shalinsky. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Siegrist repeats as Holiday Tourney champ

      Manheim Central senior Jared Siegrist made history in more ways than one last Wednesday. If repeating as the 170-pound champion in the prestigious Manheim Holiday Tournament wasn’t enough, there was something else. “He’s the first Manheim...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Dec. 30 was a grand day for Rylee Derr. The star Warwick forward scored the 1,000th point of her illustrious high school career, a milestone achieved by only five others in Warrior girls basketball history, during last week’s holiday tournament in Lititz. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Derr-ific milestone

      Junior star becomes just sixth player in WHS girls history to net 1,000 points At game’s end last Wednesday night, the reality of Rylee Derr’s accomplishment still hadn’t sunk in. “It hasn’t hit me yet that...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • LR_DA No Charges
    A look back at 2015

    …through the lens of social media by Patrick Burns The Lititz Record Express in 2015 printed the big stories in Lititz, Warwick Township and surrounding area. No surprise; it’s what we do. But unlike ever before, our...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Kyle A. Weaver (3), who led Warwick with 19 points against Spring Grove on Monday, drives to the basket while being guarded by the Rockets’ Eli Brooks. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Brooks leads Rockets to Warwick Holiday crown

      Weaver paces Warriors with 19 in losing cause Facing a player the caliber of Spring Grove’s Eli Brooks, the Warwick boys needed to bring their A-game on Monday night. Unfortunately for the Warriors, it wasn’t their...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Warwick sophomore Connor Esbenshade works an arm bar against Penn Manor’s Andrew Sikora in the 113-pound bout last Tuesday night. Esbenshade’s second-period fall was a key win for the Warriors in their 40-28 decision over the Comets. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
     Warriors prevail over Comets in battle of unbeatens

      WHS matmen remain tied for first place By the time Warwick’s Connor Esbenshade wrestled at 113 last Tuesday, Dec. 22, Penn Manor was still in the driver’s seat. But when the dust settled at that weight,...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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