• Returning Manheim Central senior center Serena Conde averaged 8.9 points per game for the Lady Barons last winter
    High hopes for the Lady Barons

    Near the midway point of last season, the Manheim Central girls basketball team got a nice snapshot of what its team could look like. Over a five-game stretch, the Lady Barons earned four Section Two wins against...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Fire and Ice: Warriors start hot, win Ice Breaker Classic

    Isaac Erickson was in the anchor spot for the Warwick bowlers last Saturday for good reason. The Warrior junior is coming off a season in which he won the Eastern PA Regional crown and the PIAA State...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Warwick’s Julia Forsythe is one of four returning juniors who will be counted on to help lead the team this year
    Youth dominates WHS girls’ roster

    The Warwick girls basketball team will have a new look this winter. A much younger look, to be sure. Such is the case when you graduate five seniors who played varsity since their freshman campaign. Included in...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Baron senior running back Giovanni Lester (right) follows his blocking to run for a nice gain in the first half against Gaterway in the State 5A semi-finals last Friday.
    Heartbreaker in State semi-finals

    Barons nearly pull off miracle hook-and-ladder, but fall short, 31-28 Colin Erb thought Tyler Simon was going the distance. So did a lot of his Manheim Central teammates. “We did everything we could,” said the Barons’ bruising...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Manheim Central senior guard Connor Hostetter (22), who averaged 10.1 ppg last season for the Barons, drives for a layup against Cedar Crest during action in 2016-17.
    Barons set to begin Fisher era

    Charlie Fisher is the kind of person who always looks at the glass as being half-full. And he intends to be no different in his first season as the Manheim Central head boys basketball coach this winter....

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Warwick senior Bryan Rottkamp (23) battles inside against Manheim Township during action last season.
    Despite key losses, Warriors look to be in mix

    In Chris Christensen’s second year as head coach of the Warwick boys basketball team, the Warriors showed solid improvement. They doubled their win total from four in 2015-16 to eight during the 2016-17 season. Except for a...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Number 17 in 2017: Simon’s TD pass to Lester caps Barons’ game-winning drive in District Three 5A finals

    Call it sweet redemption for Manheim Central’s Vinny Lester. The Barons’ senior wide receiver had earlier dropped a pass in a third-and-long situation. But with MC driving in the final minutes of the fourth quarter and trailing...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Observations from the District Three 5A finals

    Eric May summed it up perfectly. I had barely gotten home after covering Manheim Central in the District Three 5A championship game last Friday night when I turned on the television and Blue Ridge’s play-by-play man was...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Headed back to Hershey

      MC denies Cocalico’s two-point try, then clinches 21-20 win to advance to District finals Cocalico was knocking on the door, looking to pull off a memorable comeback. As Conlan Kerschner hauled in a 36-yard reception for...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Manheim Central running back Giovanni Lester, (right) takes the handoff from sophomore quarterback Evan Simon (left) in the Barons’ 55-0 win over Waynesboro last Friday night. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    District dominance

    MC’s defense limits Waynesboro to three first downs, Simon throws 5 TD passes in 55-0 win Late in the first half last Friday, Evan Simon never saw his touchdown pass to tight end Garret Fittery. Manheim Central’s...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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