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  • Following graduation, Warwick’s Devin Schnupp will join the Penn State wrestling team as a preferred recruit. He was also considering Lock Haven University, Messiah College, and Delaware Valley College. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Schnupp headed to PSU

      In the wrestling world, the Sanderson name holds a lot of clout. So you can imagine the surprise of Warwick’s Devin Schnupp when he received a telephone call from Cody Sanderson &tstr; the older brother of...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Warrior quarterback Justin Gerhart eludes a Manheim Township pass rusher and turns the corner looking for a first down in the Warwick A team’s 24-20 win over the Blue Streaks last Sunday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Late rally sends Warwick to A finals

      The Warwick Midget A team’s 20-8 had evaporated. Back-to-back scores by Manheim Township gave the Blue Streaks a 24-20 lead in the fourth quarter. Warwick would not be denied, though, as Justin Gerhart fired a TD...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Warwick running back Colton Miller (31) finds daylight in the Columbia defense while running for a big gain last Sunday. Also pictured for Warwick is Eric Borg (66). (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Warriors advance to the B finals

      All season long, the defense has stood out for Warwick’s B team. Nothing changed last Sunday in the Red Rose Football League’s playoff semi-finals, as Broc Diem grabbed two interceptions, returning one for a TD, and...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Gavin Guyer, Sam Martin and Drew Eshleman team up for a tackle against Spring Grove wide receiver Ryan Daugherty in the Barobns’ 51-3 District playoff win last Friday night. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Barons ground the Rockets, 51-3

      Advance to District quarterfinals Once Spring Grove won the pre-game coin toss last Friday, Manheim Central had a clear strategy. Force the Rockets to start into the gusting wind, hold them on defense and capitalize on...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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    A Soldier’s Story

    U.S. Army Corrects Errors, Returns Medals/Honors to Combat Vet Rich Mellott of Lititz.  by Patrick Burns The surreal events following Rich Mellott’s draft into the Vietnam War in July 1966 intensified rapidly. Those arriving for physicals that...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • R.C. Templin of the Ephrata Ensign presents the Ephrata Ensign-Lititz Record Express trophy to Lititz co-captains Glenn Wintrode (far left in jacket) and Ray Kreider after Lititz defeated rival Ephrata, 20-7 in 1945. At right, Ephrata co-captains Galie Weidman (97) and Ed "Tex" Erb (98) look on. (Photo courtesy of Lillian Weidman)
    ‘Watered-down’ history revisited

    Did firefighters soak field in legendary football game between Lititz and Ephrata? Ed Savoca couldn’t believe his ears. The Lititz lineman was on a double date with Ephrata quarterback Johnny Krouse just before the big showdown between...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Jill Albers, who led the Lady Eagles with 15 assists in the District finals against York Catholic, passes the ball to a teammate. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Fighting Irish holds off LCS for District title

     Lady Eagles take runner-up honors for second straight year Even when they were down 2-0 in games last Saturday, there was no panic from the Lititz Christian girls volleyball team. The Lady Eagles had rallied from that deficit...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Manheim Central sophomore Maddie Hosler battles Oley Valley’s Hannah Beers for the ball during second-half action last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Lady Barons advance to State playoffs

      Ever since dropping a 1-0 setback to Elizabethtown in its regular-season finale, the Manheim Central field hockey team has been trying to re-capture its A-game. Sure, they had an 8-0 drubbing of Susquehannock in a District...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Samantha Shields works her way through traffic while running a strong first-mile split of 5:49 at the State Cross Country Championships last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Shields finishes 95th at States

      Samantha Shields couldn’t have done much more. Competing in the PIAA State Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Hershey’s Parkview Course for the first time since 2013, when she placed 185th in 22:02, the Warwick senior...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Damon Camacho side-steps a diving tackle attempt from Solanco’s Zeb Eshelman as he tries to get around left end. Also pictured for the Barons is tight end Sam Martin. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Unbeaten no more

    Barons deal Solanco its first loss and earn share of Section title Sam Martin was the primary target. But when Manheim Central’s senior tight end was covered by Solanco’s defense, quarterback Kody Kegarise had to look elsewhere. Enter...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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