• Warwick sophomore Janya Class (25) puts the ball away against Solanco in L-L playoff action at Elizabethtown. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    E-town stuns Warwick with comeback in L-L semi-finals

    A first-ever trip to the L-L League championship match was literally at the Warwick girls’ fingertips. Leading Section Two champion Elizabethtown in games 2-1 on Monday night, they had a six-point lead, 22-16, late in the fourth....

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Taylor Hess, a Manheim Central sophomore, heads the ball in front of Hempfield’s Valerie Zawrotuk. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Hempfield outlasts MC for L-L title

    While Hempfield was going for its eighth L-L crown, the Manheim Central girls were playing in their first-ever League championship game. A real mismatch, right? Not so fast. The Lady Barons had an 8-6 advantage in shots...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Manheim Central’s Jillian Wolgemuth tests Newport goalkeeper Misty VanHorn during a first-half scoring opportunity in Tuesday’s District game. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Central tames the Lady Buffaloes in District playoff opener, 3-1

    As a team without a ton of playoff experience in recent years, the Manheim Central field hockey players aren’t taking their No. 1 seed in the District Three Double-A playoffs for granted. Yes, the Lady Barons were...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Manheim Central senior Tanner Brenize looks for daylight around two Mechanicsburg defenders in Tuesday night’s District playoff action. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Wildcats edge MC in District playoffs

    After Manheim Central and Mechanicsburg combined for three goals in the game’s opening 24-plus minutes on Tuesday, one might have figured that there more to come. Turns out there wasn’t. That wasn’t good news for the 7th-seeded...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Manheim Central’s Haley Goodling chips onto the green during last weekend’s action at Briarwood Golf Course, where she won the District Three Triple-A bronze medal.
    Goodling claims District bronze medal

    Haley Goodling had a sense of relief entering the District 3 Triple-A Tournament last weekend. It showed in her results. After giving a verbal commitment to continue her golf career at Monmouth University, Goodling went out and...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Warwick senior Maddie Class placed fourth in the L-L League Flight One Triple-A Singles Championships and earned her first-ever trip to Districts. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Class is in; WHS senior advances to Districts

    As the No. 6 seed in the L-L League Flight One Triple-A Singles Tournament, Maddie Class didn’t give much thought to playing in Districts. After winning her first two matches, the Warwick senior had no choice but...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Zach Shank batted .302 in Single-A Clinton to earn a promotion to the Seattle Mariners’ High-A affiliate, the High Desert Mavericks, in July. (Photo courtesy of Southwest Times)
    Climbing the ladder

    Zach Shank was ready to turn the page on July. In his first 25 games since being promoted to High Desert, the Seattle Mariners’ High-A affiliate, Shank was batting just .214. Admittedly, the 2009 Warwick High School...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Warwick defensive back Chris Borg (left) fights off a stiff arm from Cedar Crest’s Evan Horn while making a tackle in the first quarter last Friday. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Warriors win nail-biter, 17-14

    The play was drawn up in the huddle. The result was perfect. Sprung by a critical lead block from running back David Weaver, Warwick QB Colin Gibble scrambled into the right corner of the end zone to...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • With Ephrata’s Morgan Weaver (21) defending, Manheim Central’s Jillian Wolgemuth (10) creates enough space to release the first scoring shot for the Lady Barons. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lady Barons alone in first in Section 2 standings

    The focus of the Manheim Central field hockey team has been singular. One game at a time. Don’t look past the next opponent. Their mindset has resulted in big rewards. With Emma Beamesderfer picking up her eighth...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Manheim Central senior Haley Goodling studies a putt at the L-L League Championships on Monday at Pine Meadows Golf Course. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Goodling captures L-L silver

    Two strokes were all that separated Haley Goodling from repeating as the Lancaster-Lebanon League girls golf champion. It wasn’t difficult to point to where the Manheim Central senior could have made them up. “I two-chipped a few...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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