• 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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  • Kalinowski claims title in 4th annual LrC triathlon

    Hicks earns women’s crown Despite the sweltering heat last Sunday, Lititz’s Cody Kalinowski was unfazed, as he came home with top honors in the 4th annual Lititz recCenter Triathlon in an overall time of 1:07:56. The 22-year-old...

    • 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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  • Aubrey Williamson (right), of the Lititz Fury girls soccer team, maneuvers around a defender during a Lititz Summer Showcase game last Sunday at Manheim Township High School. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Cedar Crest College coach raves about Lititz Summer Showcase

    For Cedar Crest College head women’s soccer coach Sarah Wolcott, the annual Lititz Summer Showcase is a must-see event. Typically, she has enjoyed a lot of success over the years recruiting from that tournament. “This is one...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Manheim VFW shortstop Drew Mummau (right) gets a force out on Penn Manor’s Cade Thourot at second base and makes the pivot to complete a fourth-inning double play in his team’s 1-0 victory in the LNP Tournament on Monday night. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Manheim advances to LNP Midget semi-finals

    Gems by Book, Eberly lead Manheim past Penn Manor, 1-0 Cam Eberly provided a defensive play Monday night which will endure in the memories of his Manheim VFW teammates and coaches. Moving from second base to shortstop...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Lititz Oddfellows’ base runner Colin Brubaker beats the throw to Lancaster catcher Alex Polito while scoring on Evan Rohrbach’s two-run base hit in the first inning in Monday night’s LNP Midget Tournament quarterfinal-round game. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Lititz reaches LNP Midget semi-finals

    First-inning rally holds up in Oddfellows’ win over Lancaster The Lititz Oddfellows looked at Monday night’s duel as a championship game. In actuality, it was an LNP Midget Tournament quarterfinal-round match-up, but they know better than to...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Warwick rising senior Nick Coomer tries on a University of Delaware jersey while making a recent visit to the Blue Hens’ football facilities.
    Coomer finds great fit at Delaware

    Nick Coomer learned something about his tastes as he took recruiting visits to Boston College, Michigan State, Syracuse and Temple over the past year. The rising Warwick senior lineman found that the major Division-One schools weren’t really...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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