• Manheim Central’s Tanner Fahnestock, who had one of the Bar¬ons’ seven hits against Donegal on Tuesday, scores a run as Indi¬ans’ catcher Chris Beaudoin looks on. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Donegal bests Barons 8-2 in the Final Four

    The two high school baseball teams playing on the turf at the Ephrata War Memorial field Tuesday afternoon had seen each other before. A lot. It was the fourth time that Manheim Central and Donegal had stepped...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Warwick sophomore base runner Tyler Hess dives back safely into first base ahead of a pickoff throw to Chambersburg first baseman Hunter Brindle. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Spurred by fourth-inning rally, Trojans defeat Warwick 6-1 in semi-finals

    It’s been rare this season that Warwick’s baseball team has cost itself with mistakes. Tuesday night was one of those times, though. And unfortunately, it happened with a berth in the District Three Quad-A championship game at...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Alex McCord soars over the high jump bar on his second attempt at 6 feet, 4 inches, which was good enough to earn him a sixth-place State medal last Saturday. (Photo by Chris Knight)
    Lucas, McCord earn PIAA hardware

    Instead of sitting back last Friday night to relish the PIAA State Triple-A silver medal he won in the boys discus, Warwick’s David Lucas tried to shake off his performance in that event. The Warrior senior, who...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Manheim Central freshman Heidi Strausbaugh took seventh place in the Triple-A girls javelin with her throw of 126-11 at the State Track and Field Championships last Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Hoag, Strausbaugh place at States

    Manheim Central’s Tyler Hoag knew he had more left in the tank in the discus. His practice throws during the week leading up to the PIAA State Triple-A Track and Field Championships proved it. Nevertheless, the Baron...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Exeter base runner Zoe Texidor beats a throw to Warwick catcher Jolyssa High at the plate while helping the Lady Eagles take an early 3-0 lead on Tuesday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Exeter upsets Warwick in Districts

    Take away the first inning and Warwick’s District Three Quad-A first-round softball game against Exeter Township might have been a different story. Unfortunately for Warwick, that opening frame counted, as the Lady Eagles scored three runs while...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Jordan McMullen (23) and Adam Black (22) go high to earn a blocking point for the Warriors. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Warriors take CD to the limit in Districts

    Razor thin. That was the difference between the 9th-seeded Warwick boys volleyball team upsetting No. 1 Central Dauphin on Monday night or going home. In fact, in the fifth and decisive game, Warwick found itself at match...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Grant Zimmerman successfully steals second base of a throw to Exeter shortstop Chris Smith in the Warriors’ 5-1 District win on Monday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warriors gain revenge in Districts

    One year ago, Warwick would have loved another shot at Exeter Township in the District Three baseball playoffs. The Eagles won that game 3-2 on a fifth-inning home run by Austin Gentry. On Monday afternoon, the Warriors...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Manheim Central pitcher Tanner Fahnestock (second from right) huddles with his catcher Skylar Wilson (far right) and the rest of his infield at the mound in the District playoffs on Monday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Barons overcome early deficit, top Panthers 13-9 in Districts

    When East Pennsboro jumped out to a 5-0 first-inning lead on Monday afternoon, Manheim Central probably had thoughts of its L-L League semi-final playoff game last week. In that affair, Penn Manor bolted to a 6-0 edge...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Manheim Central junior Tyler Hoag prepares to throw the discus 153 feet, 7 inches, which was good enough for the District silver medal last Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Hoag advances to States in three events

    Strausbaugh picks up District bronze to reach PIAA Meet In more than a decade of coaching track and field, Manheim Central skipper Shane Mack had never sent one of his throwers to States in three events. Until now,...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Warwick senior David Lucas repeated as the District Three Triple-A discus champion last Friday, uncorking a winning throw of 175-7 inches at Shippensburg University. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lucas repeats as District champion

    McCord also grabs gold, Harpel sets 400 record David Lucas wasn’t at his best last Friday. Turns out, the Warwick senior didn’t need to be. His discus throw of 175 feet, 7 inches was good enough to...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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