• As Penn State head coach James Franklin gets a push from assistant Brent Pry, Manheim Central grad Michael Brown (third from right) walks onto the field at Beaver Stadium with the other student equip¬ment managers during the Nittany Lions’ photo day last fall.(Photo by Joe Hermitt, The Patriot-News)
    Behind the scenes with the Penn State football team

    Michael Brown wouldn’t have changed anything about his football career at Manheim Central. He loved playing for the Barons and contributing in their run to the 2013 District Three Triple-A championship game. So it made sense that...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Logan Crills
    Crills remembered as a fighter

    Manheim Central boys soccer coach Rod Brenize can’t watch the movie, “When the Game Stands Tall,” without thinking of Logan Crills. “There’s a quote in that movie, ‘I don’t expect you to play a perfect game, but...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Jordan Cipalla drives to the basket against Hempfield last Friday night.
    Warriors upended by Falcons, Black Knights

    One of last year’s highlights for the Warwick boys basketball team was its 49-48 win over Cedar Crest on the Falcons’ home floor. The defending L-L champion Cedar Crest boys no doubt remembered that when the two...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Alexa Mohler scores inside against Cedar Crest.
    Cedar Crest, Hempfield earn wins over Warwick

    For the second game in a row, sophomore guard Taylor Gonzales had a hot shooting hand for the Warwick girls basketball team on Tuesday night. Coming off a big 13-point night against Section One co-leader Hempfield last...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Manheim Central senior Colin Brubaker (left) plays tight defense against Cocalico star guard Tucker Lescoe (4). Also pictured for Cocalico is John Waskowicz.
    Emotional win for the Barons

    MC boys outlast Cocalico to remain alone in first place As the Manheim Central boys were doing a walk-through on Monday night for its first-place game against Cocalico, Baron coach Chris Sherwood had the utmost sympathy for...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • In the Manheim Tournament’s 170-pound championship match, Baron
junior Jared Siegrist (right) catches Kiski Area’s Vinny Romano in a single-leg shot.
    Third time is the charm

    Siegrist wins Manheim Tourney title With just eight seconds elapsed in his match last Tuesday, Dec. 30, Jared Siegrist didn’t feel any pain in his finger, but he knew something was wrong. “I didn’t really know (it...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Warwick freshman Logan Boring (left) looks to escape from McCaskey’s Manuel Canfijn in the 126-pound bout last Saturday. Later, Boring earned his first varsity win by earning a 10-1 major decision over East Pennsboro’s Andrew Black.
    Late rally over Tornado spurs Warriors to 5-0 finish at Duals

    Eric Garner picked a good time to notch his first varsity win for the Warwick wrestlers. With his team trailing 28-18 against McCaskey with four bouts to go last Saturday, the Warrior sophomore took a 5-1 lead...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Grant Zimmerman, who scored 14 points against Lancaster Catholic on Monday, makes a strong move to the basket in the first half. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lancaster Catholic edges the Warriors

    Grant Zimmerman doesn’t exactly take a whole lot of three-pointers for the Warwick boys. Through the Warriors’ first nine games, in fact, the senior forward/guard hadn’t even attempted a shot from beyond the arc. When he does,...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Manheim Central junior Jared Siegrist needed just 38 seconds to pin Solanco’s Hunter Smith in the 170-pound quarterfinals on Monday. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Siegrist reaches finals in Manheim Tourney

    A year ago, Jared Siegrist had hoped to become Manheim Central’s first Holiday Tournament champion since Jordan Enck achieved the feat in 2007. His aspirations were dashed with a 5-4 ultimate tiebreaker loss loss to J.W. Robinson’s...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Warwick junior Devin Schnupp wrestled returning State silver-medalists in back-to-back matches at the Bethlehem Wrestling Classic and took home a runner-up finish in the 113-pound bracket.
    Schnupp wins silver medal at Bethlehem Classic

    From the frying pan to the fire. That was Devin Schnupp’s experience at the Bethlehem Holiday Wrestling Classic. In his final two bouts in the 113-pound brackets, the Warwick High School junior got back-to-back returning State runners-up....

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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