• Maddie Carper (left), an All-State player in her senior season last fall with the Manheim Central girls soccer team, was a first-year player with the Lancaster Inferno this year. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Carper enjoys first season playing for the Inferno

      Going back to their days as teammates on the PA Classics team, Manheim Central and ELCO stars Maddie Carper and Ryelle Shuey have kept touch. So Shuey had her friend’s phone number and sent a text...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Lydia Hocker of the Lititz Springs Waverunners competes in the butterfly during Saturday’s Division Two Championships held at Ephrata Community Pool. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Lititz Springs earns fourth place, Manheim seventh in Division Two

    Four Lititz Springs swimmers captured individual gold medals as the Waverunners took fourth place at the Division Two Championships last Saturday at the Ephrata Community Pool. Oliver Lance swam to victory in the boys 15-&-Over 50 backstroke...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Chase Martin of the Lititz VFW rips a base hit during the LNP Tournament this past week. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Mountville ‘steals’ victory from Lititz in LNP final

      The seeding and results of the 2019 LNP (formerly New Era) Tournament matched 14U Lititz VFW against two teams, which is not unusual. What is unusual is that they played those two teams more than once...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Colton Book, a rising junior left-hander at Manheim Central, will pitch for Team PA at the Prep Baseball Report (PBR) Future Games in Georgia, which will be held from July 31 to Aug. 3. Lititz Record file photo
    Book selected to compete in PBR Future Games

      It’s been an eventful week for Colton Book. First, the rising Manheim Central junior left-hander tossed a no-hitter for his Keystone State Bombers 17U baseball team last Thursday at the Boston Open. Then, not long after...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Lititz VFW starting pitcher Josh Zimmerman delivers a pitch against Hempfield Black in last Friday’s game. Photo by Dennis Bicksler
    Lititz VFW sweeps Hempfield, advances to LNP Tournament

        Twice, Hempfield Black went up by two or more runs last Friday in Lititz. Neither time was the lead safe against the Lititz VFW. Bunching their hits and base runners, they showed their resilience and...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Wagner takes over as Warriors’ new coach

    For Matt Wagner, the rising seniors on Warwick’s boys soccer team is a special group. As eighth-graders, they were the first players Wagner coached in the Warriors’ program.. Since that time, he has grown alongside them. “I’ve...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Jeff Dietrich takes a selfie with his wife, Gina, and their two daugh-ters, Brenna and Kira
    Dietrich named WHS girls volleyball coach

    For the past nine months, Jeff Dietrich has been deployed in the Middle East. That doesn’t mean, however, that the U.S. Army Reserve officer hasn’t stayed up-to-date with local current events. And with plenty of connections to...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Warwick sophomore Katelyn Minney batted .462 for the Warriors this spring, leading the team in runs scored (28) and doubles (7).
    Jones, Minney, Treibley receive All-State honors

    Last week, there were even more. Junior third baseman Danielle Jones took home First-Team honors on the PAHSSBCA All-State 6A team, while senior shortstop Marissa Treibley and sophomore outfielder Katelyn Minney received Second-Team accolades. All three were...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Manheim VFW pitcher Kyle Martin fires a strike against Penn Manor in Monday’s opening-round action. Photos by Kirk Neidermyer
    Manheim ousted from LNP Tournament

        The 12 and under boys from Manheim VFW faced dominant pitching and timely hitting Monday night in the opening round of the 74th LNP Tournament at Kunkle Field in Mount Joy. That formula led the...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • The University of Wisconsin is one of 18 Division-One schools who have made a scholarship offer to Warwick rushing junior lineman Nolan Rucci.
    College search ‘wide open’ for Rucci

      In less than one year’s time, a lot has changed for Warwick rising junior Nolan Rucci. The options for his college future have taken flight. A 6-foot-8, 271-pound lineman for the Warrior football team, Rucci got...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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