• Warwick junior wide receiver Justin Gerhart collides with a Garden Spot defensive back and lunges forward for a first down with a 10-yard reception in the Warriors’ 62-0 win last Saturday. Photo by Cathy Chapis
    Warriors improve to 2-0 with 62-0 shutout of Garden Spot

    Nick Fucci and Justin Gerhart will each have a steak dinner awaiting them at season’s end. You see, Warwick assistant Todd Smoker has a deal with the defensive players that in exchange for a pick-six, they get...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Manheim Central junior Lexi Hosler (20) looks for an open teammate in the midfield as Twin Valley defender Carlie Servis closes ground during Tuesday’s non-league game. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Twin Valley holds off Lady Barons 2-0 in opener

    Certainly, there are things to work on for the Manheim Central field hockey team. But first-year Lady Barons’ coach Morgan Briggs also saw a lot of positives from their 2-0 loss to Twin Valley at Elden Rettew...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Warwick senior Lillian Marino keeps her eye on the ball as she makes a return volley in a match last week. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Warwick girls showing signs of improvement

    MC starts the season 3-1 The girls tennis season is still young, but Warwick coach Ron Wanner already notices a difference in his players from the opening day of workouts. “They’re getting better,” he said. “You can...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • With senior tight end Hayden Rucci (33) helping to clear a path, Warwick senior running back Nick Fucci (10) darts through a big hole in last Friday’s win over Ephrata. Moving into the play for Ephrata is linebacker Cody Mountz (1). Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Male Trophy stays in Lititz

    Warriors pile up 508 yards of offense in 13th straight victory over Ephrata Trailing just 7-0 early in the first quarter last Friday night, Ephrata got a ray of hope. Thanks to a big fourth-down stop against...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • Warwick girls gear up for the new season

    Lately, the opening round of the District Three Triple-A field hockey playoffs has not been friendly to the Warwick field hockey team. For three straight years, the Lady Warriors’ season has ended at that spot — most...

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • Returning senior players (left to right) Hayden Rucci, Adam Ricketts, and Nick Coomer will be counted on for leadership on the Warwick football team this fall. Photo by Bruce Morgan
    Solid cast of returning players look to lead the Warriors

    Following back-to-back tough losses a year ago to Hempfield and Manheim Township, Warwick found itself holding a record of 3-4 overall. The Warriors were at a crossroads in their season and they responded with three straight victories,...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Home plate is where the heart is

    Stauffers visit all 30 MLB ballparks in six years As a lifelong Dodger fan, Kevin Stauffer naturally has a bias toward his club. And those feelings didn’t change at all once he visited Dodger Stadium five years...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Manheim Central coach Dave Hahn (third from left) is shown with three of his key returning players (l-r) Tyler Flick, Josh Painter and Evan Hosler at last Friday’s L-L League Football Media. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Barons optimistic for new season

    Just over eight months ago, the Manheim Central football team was going head-to-head against Gateway in the PIAA State 5A semi-finals. Last Friday — with the off-season behind them and a week of heat-acclimation practices under their...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Warwick rising sophomore Mackenzie Stewart (far left) and her Spooky Nook 14U Elite teammates (left to right) Maddi Sherrid (Cedar Crest), Brooke Weister (Muhlenberg) and Evan Sherrick (Hempfield) are all smiles with the USA Softball 14U Class B Eastern National championship trophy.
    Seeing double: Warwick connections help Nook Softball win two national titles

    From her catcher’s position, Mackenzie Stewart had a perfect view for the final out of the game. And when it was all said and done, the Warwick rising sophomore rushed to the mound to give pitcher Maddi...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • Lititz catcher Zach Shertzer, who delivered a walk-off RBI double in the Oddfellows’ win over Manheim in the LNP Midget Tournament semi-finals last week, prepares to tag out SWS base runner Doug Schneider on a strong throw from outfielder Josh Farina in the finals. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Oddfellows’ run ends in LNP finals

    When the Lititz Oddfellows couldn’t capitalize on a leadoff triple by Josh Farina in the first inning last Friday, there was no sense of panic. It was still early, and surely they would get other chances. On...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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