•  Classic pitchers duel

    An article that Dave Byrne wrote in LNP a couple of weeks ago was of particular interest to me. It was after Warwick played Penn Manor in a Section One softball showdown that Dave wrote, “From 1970...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Jake Novak slides across the plate with a run in the Barons’ 10-2 win over L-S last Saturday. Covering for the Pioneers is pitcher Cameron Enck. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Comets erupt in L-L semi-final win over the Barons

    Sophomore lefty Jeff Taylor has done a lot this spring to establish himself as the ace of the Penn Manor pitching staff. On Tuesday night, he also proved that he can handle the bat pretty well. Taylor...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Warwick junior midfielder Tyler Bogda scored two goals on Tuesday night in the Warriors’ 7-5 District playoff win over Susquehannock. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warriors notch first District Three win

    Even while facing a 5-2 deficit going into the fourth quarter on Tuesday night, the Warwick boys’ confidence never wavered. And it showed in those final 12 minutes. The Warriors scored five unanswered goals and rallied to...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Freshman Billie Jo Bollinger makes a strong kick to the finish line while competing with the Manheim Central girls’ 4x400 relay team at Leagues. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Hoag, Bollinger lead MC at L-L Meet

     Sunderland breaks 1,600 mark The way Manheim Central track and field coach Shane Adams figures, the best is yet to come for Tyler Hoag. That could be real scary news for the rest of the Lancaster-Lebanon League....

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Warwick freshman hurler Amanda Herr follows through on a first-inning pitch to Lampeter-Strasburg’s Bri Garber on Monday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    L-L semi-final heartbreaker

    L-S tops Warwick with run in bottom of seventh Amanda Herr did her job. With the potential winning run standing just 60 feet away in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Warwick freshman lefty got Lampeter-Strasburg’s speedy...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • With Lebanon’s Jeronimo Rodriguez looming close behind, Warwick junior sprinter Ian Harpel (left) takes the lead in the 400 at the L-L League Championships last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warwick claims three L-L League golds

    Harpel, Lucas, McNeill lead the way The rivalry that Warwick junior Ian Harpel has with Lebanon’s Jeronimo Rodriguez dates back to their middle school years. Early on, the Cedars’ sprinter held the upper hand. This year, Harpel...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Warwick’s Mitchell Weaver (20) attempts to outwork Hempfield’s Bryce Muir (44) and Cory Powders for possession of the ball during first-half action on Tuesday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Knights advance to L-L finals with 17-2 win over Warwick

    If Warwick had to pick an MVP from its game against Hempfield on Tuesday, it clearly would have been goalkeeper Cam Epple. The Warrior senior weathered a barrage of shots from the Black Knights and held the...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Manheim Central senior pitcher Tanner Fahnestock delivers against Cocalico on Monday. He yielded just one earned run on five hits while going the distance for the victory. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Barons, Indians force one-game playoff for section title

    Manheim Central baseball coach Matt Huber was at home last Friday when he started receiving text messages from his players. It was good news. Turns out Section Three-leading Donegal had suffered a 1-0 loss to Northern Lebanon,...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Ashley Royer (second from left) celebrates with teammate Vanessa Strohm (far left) after slugging a first-inning two-run homer off of Hempfield pitcher Lauren Lichtenwalner in the Lady Warriors’ 5-3 Section One-clinching win on Monday. Also pictured for Warwick is Amanda Herr (far right). (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Section One champs!! Lady Warriors win first title since 2012

    Of the five home runs that Warwick senior Ashley Royer has slugged this season, none were bigger than her two-run blast in the first inning on Monday afternoon. First of all, it gave the Lady Warriors a...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Senior Vanessa Strohm, shown here making a throw to first base, has been a key player for Warwick at shortstop this spring. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warwick maintains first-place lead

    When Cedar Crest scored two runs in the top of the first inning on Monday, the Warwick softball team suddenly found itself in unfamiliar territory. It marked the first time all season that the Lady Warriors had...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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