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  • LR20150618_Polo11
    Polo proposal

    Memorable moments from opening weekend It was a day of firsts at the opening of the 75th polo season in Rothsville. First on-the-field marriage proposal. First runaway horse and buggy. First dog show featuring service dogs, performing...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Warwick sophomore Mackenzie Russell batted .494 with a team-high 40 base hits this spring while being named to the Pennsylvania High School Softball Association’s All-State Second-Team. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Russell named Second-Team All-State

      In the off-season prior to the 2015 campaign, Warwick softball coach Mark Hough challenged his second baseman Mackenzie Russell to get stronger. “Last year, there were a lot of times when Mackenzie would swing at the...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Lefty Taylor Rohrer follows through on a pitch to Solanco in the Manheim VFW’ 11-0 win last Thursday. Rohrer and Caleb Weaver combined on a five-inning no-hitter. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Manheim VFW gets fast start

      A couple of weeks ago, the Manheim Central baseball team was making a run to the PIAA State Triple-A playoff quarterfinals. With the high school season finished, many of those players have now contributed to the...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  •  WHS coaches hired

    Warwick filled a pair of head coaching vacancies on Tuesday night at the school board’s monthly meeting. Chris Christensen was hired as the Warrior boys basketball team’s new skipper, while Terry Lee was approved to take over...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Lititz shortstop Matt Cover forces Solanco base runner Tag Hess at second and fires to first looking to complete a double play last Sunday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Quarryville rallies from big deficit to beat Lititz, 13-9

      For a moment or two on Sunday, Seth Earle’s drive to right field seemed to have a real shot of getting over the head of Quarryville right fielder Josh Kreider. Lititz, trailing by a run, 9-8,...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Competing in the 12U boys division, Owen Campbell captured two of Woodridge’s 14 gold medals in meet-record times at the team’s annual Classic last Saturday. In addition to winning the 50 fly in 31.37 seconds, he also took the 50 freestyle in 28.25 seconds. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Woodridge shatters four records at Classic

    Woodridge swimmers captured 14 individual gold medals and shattered four meet records at their annual Swim Classic, held last Saturday in Lititz. With Woodridge exempt from the team standings, Overlook took the team crown with 332 1/2...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • A series of moving student addresses demonstrated the closeness of Warwick's class of 2015 during Tuesday night's commencement. This touching moment shows valedictorian Madelyn Class receiving a tearful embrace from class vice-president Will Howland as president J.J. Vulopas looks on with pride. (Preston Whitcraft photo)
     Emotional night for WHS class of ‘15

    Class heads class as valedictorian “Childhood ends at midnight,” announced J.J. Vulopas. For the president of Warwick High School’s class of 2015, the hours were counting down for him and his fellow graduates at Tuesday evening’s commencement...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Teresa Trabal navigates the immense paella pan in front of Zest! during last week’s Taste of Lititz. The gourmet shop’s Valencia recipe was one of the many highlights at the community event. (photo by Laura Knowles)
     Tasty turnout

    Lititz may be famous for its tastes of chocolate and pretzels. On Friday, June 5, downtown Lititz celebrated all its other great tastes, like Spanish paella, pork barbecue, tomato pie, fresh strawberry soup, sesame almond crunch salad,...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Warwick seniors Adam Wagaman (left) and Marleise Emrhein (right) are the recipients of this year’s Dr. Joseph W. Grosh Scholarship Awards. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Wagaman, Emrhein receive Grosh Awards

    “Tenacious” was a word that could describe seniors Marleise Emrhein and Adam Wagaman in their athletic and academic careers at Warwick High School. If it came to learning a new skill which would improve her overall game,...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • As the final out was recorded in Manheim Central’s 1-0 upset of Holy Ghost Prep last Wednesday in a State Class AAA first-round playoff game, the Barons’ players rushed onto the field to celebrate. At the bottom of the pile is senior pitcher Blake Reiff, who tossed a no-hit gem. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Miracle in Devon Reiff tosses no-hitter in Barons’ upset

      The seeds were planted for Manheim Central’s baseball team on the bus ride to Devon Preparatory School last Wednesday, June 3. Playing on the TV screens of their charter bus was the movie, Miracle on Ice,...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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