• Punk Sue Tawney (0202), of the Dutchland All-Stars, tries unsuccessfully to block Penn Jersey Hooligans’ jammer “T Ice” from scoring points for the visitors at the Overlook Skating Rink last Saturday. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Rolling along: Dutchland holds its own vs. Hooligans

    The black and blue bruises, worn like badges of honor, matched the menacing dark uniforms and eye black that the Dutchland Derby Rollers exhibited. There was something else in which they took pride last Saturday night. In...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • In the moments after Manheim Central’s season-ending District playoff loss to Bishop McDevitt last Saturday, Mike Williams huddles with his players for the final time as the Barons’ head coach. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    MC’s District playoff loss to McDevitt marks the end of an era

    If Manheim Central had known it would hold Bishop McDevitt star running back Andre Robinson to just 51 yards after three quarters last Saturday, the Barons would have been happy with that. There was a downside, however....

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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    Big test awaits the Barons

    MC prepares to face top-seeded Bishop McDevitt in District quarterfinals In the District Three Triple-A championship game last November, Manheim Central and Bishop McDevitt met for the first time in the history of their storied programs, as...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • Lititz Christian senior Ellen Alber (9) sets the ball for teammate Marissa
Martin (12) in a match against Berk Christian School.
    Season of firsts leads Lititz Christian girls to States

    When the Lititz Christian School girls volleyball team began pre-season practices this fall, co-captains Ellen Albers and Lexi Enck delivered a clear message to their teammates. No cutting corners. “They took it literally,” Lady Eagles’ seventh-year head...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Senior Jenna West carries the ball on offense for Manheim Central as teammate Caity Howett (9) looks on in last Saturday’s State playoff game.
    Last-minute State loss ends Lady Barons’ season

    The first half was barely 20 minutes old last Saturday night and Manheim Central head girls soccer coach John Shetromph thought that it was just a matter of time until his team scored. “Probably midway through the...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Manheim Central running back Justin Moreno (center), who scored five touchdowns last Friday night against Garden Spot, receives congratulations from lineman Bjorn Lindmark (left) in the Barons’ 72-24 win.
    Sweet revenge for the Barons

    Central pounds GS in District opener, 72-24 With all signs pointing toward Kody Kegarise making his first varsity start under center for Manheim Central during the week leading up its clash with Garden Spot in the District...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Villa Maria holds off Lady Barons in States

    After Villa Maria scored twice in a span of 1:30 early in the second half, Manheim Central made good use of one of its timeouts to regroup. “I said, ‘Hey, they didn’t win anything yet, there’s a...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Bulldogs survive upset bid from Warwick

    Upset-minded Warwick, trailing Section One champ Wilson just 6-2, found itself playing a field-position game in the third quarter and looking to capitalize on a break last Friday night. The Bulldogs were the ones who got it....

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Freshman Kayla Herr (left), who scored two goals in Manheim Central’s State playoff win on Tuesday, blasts a shot on goal against Donegal last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Herr connects twice in MC girls’ State playoff win

    In her young varsity career, Manheim Central’s Kayla Herr had never enjoyed a multiple-goal game. Until Tuesday, that is. And chances are, the Lady Barons’ freshman forward/midfielder won’t soon forget this particular contest. Herr’s second of two...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • As Solanco RB Prosper Eguzouwa looks for running room, Manheim Central defensive back Gavin Guyer blitzes and prepares to make the tackle. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Barons snap two-game skid

    Manheim Central’s Justin Moreno knew that Friday night wasn’t just another game. First of all, it was Senior Night. And perhaps more important, it was the final regular-season game in the legendary career of head coach Mike...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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