• Photo by Mike Shull Aubrey Bitner competes in the girls 12U 50-meter breaststroke for Lititz Springs at the League Championships last Saturday
    Woodridge takes second at Leagues

    Lititz Springs, Manheim also place Swimmers from Woodridge, Lititz Springs, and Manheim capped the summer season with strong performances at the Lancaster Summer Swim League All-League Meet in New Holland last Friday and Saturday, July 30-31. Woodridge...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Warwick sophomore-to-be Kathryn Pelensky follows through on a shot from the fairway in the Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour this summer
    Pelensky claims Division title in LCJGT

    Admittedly, Kathryn Pelensky wasn’t expecting much heading into this summer’s Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour. After all, the rising Warwick sophomore hadn’t been practicing her game all that much. “It was going to be my last year...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Former Penn Manor assistant Neal Vital was named as Warwick’s new bowling coach at the July school board meeting.
    Neal Vital named new coach for WHS bowlers

    Over the years, Neal Vital has compiled quite the bowling resume. Twenty-five perfect games. Back-to-back 300 games en route to an impressive personal-high series of 837. Assistant coach for the PA State champion Penn Manor bowlers last...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Approximately 10,000 people visited the Lititz area last weekend as part of the 11th annual Lititz Summer Soccer Showcase. Photo by Stan Hall
    Showcase is a kick: Annual tournament attracts 150 teams

    The 11th annual Lititz Summer Showcase brought about 150 teams to Lititz last weekend, including a couple from as far away as San Diego, California. Under the watchful eyes of college coaches, who made their way to...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Members of Ellie Kreider’s family and officers of the Warwick Travel Baseball Association pose with a memorial which was dedicated to Kreider at the Warwick Township’s Midget-Midget field on June 29. Shown here are (front row, left to right) Michael Kreider, Eric Rehm and WTBA officers Eric Martin and Jamie Weachter; (back, l-r) Jeremy Rehm, WTBA president Todd Shertzer, Sandy and Gary Rehm, and WTBA officers Dana Clark and Matt Burr.
    Local legend honored by WTBA with memorial

    In the same spot where Elwood “Ellie” Kreider watched so many youth baseball games now stands a permanent memorial. Just behind the backstop at the Warwick Township building’s Midget-Midget field, officers in the Warwick Travel Baseball Association...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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    Waverunners capture Division Three championship

    The Lititz Springs Waverunners scored 775 ½ points Saturday to swim away with their second-straight Lancaster Summer Swim League’s Division Three meet championship at Lititz Springs Pool. The regular-season champion Waverunners claimed a total of 17 first-place...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    VFW falls short in LNP finals

    Township wins title with 7-0 victory The Lititz VFW 14-and-under baseball team was seeking revenge against Manheim Township Monday night at Kunkle Field in Mount Joy in the 71st LNP (former New Era) Tournament. The Blue Streaks...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • After slugging a three-run homer in the Warwick Phillies’ LNP title-clinching 12-0 win over SWS on Monday night, Chase Horst (red helmet) gets mobbed by his teammates, including (left to right) Chance Montgom¬ery, Kyle Zimmerman, Reagan Kline, Matt Seibert, and Matthew Williams. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    LNP champs

      For three and a half innings, the starting pitchers for the top-seeded Warwick Phillies and No. 2-seeded Strasburg-Willow Street stole the show. The 0-0 stalemate reflected that. But then with two outs in the bottom of...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Warwick rising senior Rene Ross (left) gave a verbal commitment this past April to continue her soccer career at Division-One Mar¬shall University.
    Ross commits to play at Marshall

      As a first-year head coach for the Warwick girls soccer team, Wendell Hannaford has only seen Rene Ross in training for slightly more than a month. That’s been enough, however, to gauge the rising senior’s motor....

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Lititz’s Alyssa Manley, a 2012 Warwick High School grad, speaks to reporters after helping Team USA defeat India 3-2 on Monday night in the Rio Send-Off Series at Spooky Nook Sports. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Manley helps U.S. top India in Send-Off Series

        It was another dress rehearsal for the U.S. Women’s Olympic field hockey team … and another first for Lititz’s Alyssa Manley. Only three weeks removed from winning bronze at the Champions Trophy Tournament in London,...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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