• Emma Oberholtzer takes a breath of air on her way to a bronze medal in the girls 14U 50 breaststroke in 35.80 seconds. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Woodridge takes runner-up at League Championships

      Through the relay events last Friday at the Lancaster Summer Swim League Championships at New Holland Pool, Woodridge was setting the pace with 488 points, exactly 60 ahead of runner-up Overlook 428. They also had a...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Erik Kratz, who has 180 games of big-league experience with four organizations, prepares to step into the batting cage prior to a game with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs last Wednesday. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Kratz on Shank: ‘He’s got what it takes’

      As a 29th round draft pick of the Toronto Blue Jays in 2002, catcher Erik Kratz knows the hard work that it takes to reach the big leagues. He’s played in 180 games with the Pirates,...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Kevin Starner is a key player in the middle of the Manheim VFW’s batting order, hitting for a .310 average this season.
    Manheim, Lititz ready for LNP Tourney openers

    If there’s a good time to be hitting your stride in Lancaster County Midget Baseball action, it’s now. With the LNP Tournament getting underway last night (Wednesday) at Clipper Magazine Stadium &tstr; culminating on Sunday with the...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Woodridge’s Morgan Stuhltrager comes up for a breath of air while swimming to a fourth-place in the girls 12U 50 breaststroke last Saturday in 38.97 seconds. (Photo by Mark Haines)
    Woodridge finishes runner-up at Divisionals

    The Woodridge swimmers earned a second-place finish at the Division One Championships last Saturday, taking runner-up honors by just 49 points behind only host Adamstown. Going into the afternoon session, Woodridge trailed by 93 points, 501-408, but...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Andrew Wenger, a Philadelphia Union midfielder, signs autographs for fans at Clipper Magazine Stadium last Wednesday. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
    Homeward bound: Wenger, Union to play at the Clip

    Dave Collins, the voice of the Lancaster Barnstormers, last week described Warwick grad Andrew Wenger as one of the top five athletes that Lancaster County has ever produced. For those who recall the Lititz native being selected...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Lititz VFW infielder Kyle Gibble puts a late tag on Elizabethtown base runner Devyn Clair stealing second base in the fourth inning last Thursday at Kunkle Field. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Aggressive-swinging E-town team eliminates Lititz from LNP Tourney

    Brendan Martin thought he made a quality pitch. So did everyone else in the Lititz VFW’s dugout. But Elizabethtown Navy’s Larry Locker got enough of it and hit a high fly ball which managed to clear the...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Ella Schnupp took first place in the girls 15-&-Over 50 breaststroke and 50 butterfly to help lead the Lititz Springs Waverunners to the Division Three championship last Saturday. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Waverunners claim Division Three crown

    The Lititz Springs Waverunners scored 715 1/2 points and swam away with top honors at the Lancaster Summer Swim League’s Division Three Championships last Saturday at Conestoga. The Waverunners took home 11 gold medals while easily finishing...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Warwick grad Andrew Wenger returns to Clipper Magazine Stadium
    Wenger to Play at Clipper Stadium

    Warwick grad Andrew Wenger’s team, Philadelphia Union, will take on the City Islanders at Clipper Magazine Stadium on Aug. 31. Fans of the world’s most popular sport, get ready!  Top level soccer is coming to Clipper Magazine...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  •  MC hoops team, K-9 unit prep for benefit game

      Instead of layups, the Manheim Central boys basketball team will be looking to connect for base hits next week. With the start of hoops season still four months away, the two-time reigning Section Three champs are...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Warwick grad Alli Weaver follows her putt while participating as a non-competitive marker at the U.S. Women’s Open last Saturday. (Photo by Blaine Shahan)
    Dream Weaver

      Most times, Alli Weaver will keep score when she is playing golf. Last Saturday and Sunday, however, didn’t qualify as routine days on the links. The 2009 Warwick High School grad created some lifetime memories after...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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