• Players and coaches on the Warwick boys lacrosse team celebrate with the Ream Cup following their 9-4 win over Ephrata last Friday. It marked the first time they have won the Cup in consecutive years. Photo by Stan Hall
    Warriors repeat as Ream Cup winner

    It was a game of inches for the Warwick boys lacrosse team last Friday night. At least, in the first quarter anyway. Facing back-yard rival Ephrata, the Warriors hit the post a couple times early and were...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Laura Gebhart (right), shown here in her playing days at Penn State in a game against Rutgers, was a four-time First-Team All-Big Ten selection in her collegiate career.
    MC set to name Gebhart as new field hockey coach

    Even before she developed into an All-American field hockey player at Donegal, Laura Gebhart knew her way around Manheim Central. In fact, it probably doesn’t seem too long ago that Laura’s mother, Crystal, was the Lady Barons’...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Manheim Central shortstop Tayler Lauver scoops up a throw from catcher LaChrishia Diffenderfer as Donegal’s Grace Miller slides into second with a stolen base during Monday’s game.
    Donegal pulls even with MC for second place

    As Manheim Central left fielder Jillian Wolgemuth could attest, there was a temptation to over-think against Donegal pitcher Makyla Yoder. The Lady Indians’ ace brought good velocity. And she had wicked movement on her pitches. “It’s hard...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Manheim Central’s Derek Adams split the uprights on a 34-yard field goal as time expired to lift the East squad to a 20-19 win over the West in last Sunday’s PSFCA All-Star Game in Pittsburgh.
    Adams kicks game-winner in East/West All-Star tilt

    Manheim Central’s Derek Adams felt like Rudy Ruettiger last Sunday. Much like Rudy was hoisted onto his teammates shoulders after defying the odds to play at Notre Dame, the Barons’ senior kicker was given the same treatment...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Warrior first baseman Tim Griest looks a pickoff throw from pitcher Zach Peters into his glove in Warwick’s game against Penn Manor last Friday. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Three-way stalemate in Section One race

    In his 21 years of coaching baseball, Penn Manor skipper Jim Zander was hard-pressed to recall many games like last Friday’s first-place showdown against Warwick. “There’s very few games that I’ve been associated with that have been...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Warwick senior midfielder Connor Kilgore had a goal and assist to help lead the Warriors in an 8-4 victory over Lancaster Country Day/Lancaster Catholc on Monday. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Third-quarter rally boosts the Warriors

      As a face-off man, Austin Barto is a valued member of the Warwick boys lacrosse team. But as he showed on Monday against Lancaster Country Day/Lancaster Catholic, the Warrior freshman brings a lot of other skills...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • After recording seven strikeouts in three innings of work, pitcher/infielder Maddie Walter (7) handles a wicked hop to shortstop before tossing out the first runner in the bottom of the fifth inning. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Lady Barons roll to fifth straight win

      A big test was right around the corner for the Manheim Central team. Section Four contender Pequea Valley (7-3 L-L), a team which battled tough against L-L League powers Lampeter-Strasburg and Donegal, was waiting Wednesday. But...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Senior catcher Justin Smith frames a strike for his pitcher during a recent Warwick win. Besides getting the job done defensively, Smith is also batting .475 in 13 games this spring. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Warriors keep pace atop Section One

      Two errors by the normally sure-handed Warwick defense was uncharacteristic on Monday. Fortunately for the Warriors, they continued to get solid pitching. And they remained steady at the plate. When the dust settled, pitcher Zach Peters...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Manheim Central sophomore lefty Taylor Rohrer shut down Section Four-leading Lancaster Catholic on Monday, allowing just two runs on two hits in six innings to help the Barons earn a key 10-4 victory. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Rohrer all business in Barons’ win over Catholic

      Manheim Central skipper Matt Huber knew as soon as he emerged from the dugout in the top of the seventh inning that his decision wasn’t going to be popular with pitcher Taylor Rohrer. Just three outs...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Galen Fitzkee is one of six juniors in the top eight for the Section Two champion Manheim Central boys tennis team this spring. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Team chemistry helps Barons clinch Section

      Of the 16 boys and girls tennis teams at Manheim Central that Ryan Jeckel has coached, his squad this spring stands out in one aspect. I’m going to go out on a limb and say this...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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