• Lititz second baseman Tyler Martin takes a throw at the bag to cut down a Lancaster base runner trying to steal last Thursday. Backing up on the play is Post 56’ers’ shortstop Chase Martin. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Lititz ousted from District 10 playoffs

      Lititz was eliminated Sunday evening from the District 10 Legion baseball playoffs at Ephrata’s War Memorial Field. The Post 56’ers found themselves behind the eight ball before even coming to the plate and fell to Manheim...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Warwick grad Alyssa Manley, a soon-to-be senior at Syracuse University, has been selected to play with the U.S. Women’s National field hockey team in the Pan American Games, which are currently being held in Toronto, Canada.
    Manley selected to play with USWNT in Pan Am Games

      If all goes according to plan, the U.S. Women’s National field hockey team will be in Rio de Janeiro next year for the 2016 Summer Olympics. If that’s the case, Lititz’s Alyssa Manley is hoping to...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Warwick Phillies’ first baseman Matthew Williams makes a nifty pick-up of a low throw to nab Manheim Township’s Drew Sassaman in the LNP championship game at Kunkle Field in Mt. Joy. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Phillies’ bid for LNP crown falls just short

      In the second inning last Friday, Todd Shertzer was reminded that he is a Chicago Cubs fan. The kind of thing which might befall his lovable Cubbies actually bit his Warwick Phillies team. Having watched their...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Warrior Award winners (left to right) Brogan Galbreath and Avery Quinn, who tied for the boys honor, and Sarah Deckard were models of perseverance in their athletic careers at Warwick. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Warrior Award winners offer stories of inspiration

      Sarah Deckard and Brogan Galbreath overcame adversity in their athletic careers at Warwick. Avery Quinn was a model of perseverance. All were and are true stories of inspiration. But that’s not the only thing the Warwick...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Lititz United Methodist Church batter Trever Wealand connects for a base hit in his team’s 14-4 win over LEFC-B in the Lititz Lilacs Tournament finals. Also pictured are LEFC-B catcher Greg Latimer and home plate umpire Mike Griffith. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     LUMC snags Lititz Lilacs crown away from LEFC

      The rivalry lives on between Lititz United Methodist and LEFC. wrests A good-natured one, but a rivalry nonetheless. From 2010-12, Lititz United Methodist dominated the Lititz Lilacs softball championship. LEFC returned the favor for the next...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • After getting the Warwick Phillies on the scoreboard with a two-run single in the first inning, clean-up hitter Cam Hess advances to second base on the throw to the plate. Solanco’s Seth Harnish tries for a quick tag on the return throw to second base. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Phils hammer Mountville to stay alive in LNP Tournament

      What a difference one day made for the Warwick Phillies. After managing just four hits against Solanco White in an LNP Midget-Midget Tournament game on Monday night, the No. 2-seeded Philllies needed just five batters to...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Manheim’s Brady Harbach pitched in relief of starter Jared Murray and shut down the Ephrata Merlins to help the VFW win the 10U league playoff finals. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Manheim VFW takes 10U crown

      The Manheim VFW remained unbeaten last Wednesday, July 1 in league tournament play at Manetas Field in Denver to capture the 10U Section One Title in a battle of the regular season’s top two teams. Manheim...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Warwick Phillies’ lefty Matt Seibert delivers a strike against Manheim on Monday night. He allowed just one run in three innings to earn the win. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Phils advance to LNP’s Final Four

      As Manheim skipper Darrell Zug sees it, the Warwick Phillies’ offense ranks at least among the top three that his squad has faced this season. Warwick did nothing to hurt that opinion while sweeping a first-round...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Ashley Royer, shown here connecting for one of her 17 extra-base hits this season, was one of just two L-L League players to earn Quad-A First-Team All-State honors from the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Five Warwick players named All-State

      Several weeks ago, Warwick’s softball team was honored with five L-L League All-Stars. To think that all five players &tstr; seniors Ashley Royer and Vanessa Strohm, sophomores Nicole Mengel and Mackenzie Russell, and freshman Amanda Herr...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Kathryn Pelensky, a soon-to-be freshman at Warwick High School, follows through on a tee shot in the Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour.
    Pelensky second in LCJGT’s standings

    Kathryn Pelensky didn’t have a great feeling about her round at Four Seasons on Thursday, June 18. That is, not until seeing her scorecard at the end of the day. “I didn’t think I was doing the...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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