• Michael Perezous (left) of Lititz participated in the Lititz Summer Showcase this past week. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Showcasing their soccer skills

    The Lititz Youth Soccer Club hosted the Lititz Summer Showcase last weekend and gave high school student athletes from the U.S. and Canada a chance to show their skills to college coaches. Mike Logan, who has guided...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • A stellar defensive play by Manheim catcher B.J. Fisher (left) prevented a fifth Donegal runner from scoring in the bottom of the sixth inning. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Manheim’s offense quieted in pair of New Era losses

    The Manheim Lions pitching staff had its work cut out for them last week in the New Era Junior-Midget Tournament. Unfortunately, given just two runs of offensive support on back-to-back nights, their efforts weren’t quite enough. Following...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Lititz VFW players celebrate a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Elizabethtown last Thursday in the New Era Junior Midget Tournament at Kunkle Field in Mt. Joy. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    VFW falls in dramatic end to New Era Final

    Everyone remembers that feeling that you got as a child when you were riding a see-saw. The elation at the top when your whole body flew into the air, or the jolt at the bottom when your...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Izzy Miller of Woodridge glides through the pool on her way to a first place finish in the girls 9-10 25 back. Miller finished with a winning time of 17.40. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Woodridge claims second again at league meet

    After the relay portion of the Lancaster Summer Swim League Championships, Woodridge was sitting in a familiar place atop the team standings with a 40-point cushion (524-484) over second place Adamstown. Unfortunately for the local squad, Adamstown...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • The Warwick Little League 10/11 All Stars, who were District 23 champs and Section 7 runners up, included (front row, left to right) Tristen Barge, David Woolley and Chase Horst; (middle row, l-r) Trevor Bollinger, Desmond Taylor, Jack Evans, Colton Miller, Evan Rohrbach, Thatcher Miller, Ethan Christi, Triston Horst and Matthew Seibert; (back row, l-r) coaches Frank Zimmerman, Bill Christi (manager) and Darel Seibert.
    District 23 champs bow in Section title game

    The Warwick Little League 10-11 All Stars completed a deep run into the tournament season and reached the Section 7 championship game after being crowned District 23 winners. They were managed by Bill Christi and coached by...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Odd Fellows’ first baseman Zach Peters tags out GS base runner Zach Skinner, who dropped a first-inning sacrifice bunt last Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Knight)
    Ebersole, GS shut down Lititz in New Era

    Lititz Odd Fellows’ skipper Bill Weismandel gives credit where credit is due. After watching his No. 5-seeded team suffer a 6-1 loss to 4th-seeded Garden Spot last Wednesday, July 16 in the New Era Midget Tournament quarter-finals...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Lititz Springs’ Seth Cagno makes a final push to the wall in the boys 15-&-over 50 breaststroke, placing second in 35.35 seconds last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Waverunners capture Division Three crown

    The Lititz Springs Waverunners hosted the Division Three Swimming Championships last Saturday and collected 729!-W points to easily clinch the team championship. SECA was a distant second with 587 points, followed by Conestoga (532!-W) and Manheim (370)...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Woodridge’s Emma Oberholtzer set a new Division One Championship Meet record in the 12U girls 50 breaststroke in 36.96 seconds last Saturday. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Woodridge places 2nd at Divisionals

    In a hard-fought, down-to-the-wire finish, Adamstown edged Woodridge by a mere 8!-W points at the Division One Swimming Championships last Saturday at Skyline. At the end of the morning session, Adamstown was on top with 504 points,...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Thousands expected for 9th Summer Showcase

    An estimated 10,000 people are expected to visit Lititz and Lancaster County this weekend when the 9th annual Lititz Summer Showcase is held from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. The international soccer tournament will attract...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Long-time Manheim Central coach Mike Williams, shown here giving instructions to Barons’ quarterback Colin Fry last season, has piled up 340 wins heading into the final season of his legendary
career.
    Life without Mike

    ‘Peering’ into the future for Manheim football When the Manheim Central football team plays its final game in the 2014 season, it will mark the end of head coach Mike Williams’ legendary career. A fixture on the...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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