• Leading the Barons to their 500th win in program history ranks as one of the many highlights from Mike Williams’ coaching career. (Lititz Record File Photo)
    Williams’ 34th season will be his last

    As good as Mike Williams is as a football coach, he is a terrible liar. So when a local sports reporter called the Barons’ long-time head coach on Tuesday, he was simply unable to keep his plans...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • After reaching base on a single, VFW leadoff hitter Cam Eberly 
promptly steals second base as Cocalico’s Adam Rhoads takes the 
throw. Eberly scored Manheim’s first run later in the first inning. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Eagles clinch series from Manheim

    Cocalico snapped a 2-2 tie with the Manheim VFW on RBI’s by Jude Anthony and Colby Zimmerman in the bottom of the fifth inning, and then pitcher Austin Ruzika-Porter did the rest, earning a complete-game decision as...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Warwick pitcher Adam Wiernicki struck out nine and scattered four 
hits over six-plus innings while picking up the decision in his team’s 
6-4 championship win over Octorara last Thursday. (Photos by Sara Engle)
    Warwick 50/70 team wins District 23 crown

    For a Warwick team which had scored 35 runs in its previous two games, last Thursday night wasn’t one of their better offensive outputs. Give a lot of that credit to Octorara left-hander Alex Lantz and the...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Manheim's Reagan Nissley captured the gold medal in the girls 8-and-under 25-meter breaststroke in 24.96 seconds last Saturday.
    Waverunners edge Woodridge for top honors at Invitational

    Manheim claims eighth place Lititz Springs got an individual gold from James Moll in the boys 9-10 year-old 25 butterfly, along with five top finishes in the relays, and slipped past Woodridge 548-538 for the team championship...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Colin Beech gets congratulations from his teammates after belting a two-run fourth-inning homer in the Warwick Phillies' 11-7 win over the Ephrata Dragons last Friday night in a New Era Midget-Midget Tournament first-round series. (Photos by Stan Hall)
    Phillies flex their playoff muscles

    Move on to New Era’s final four with series win over Ephrata The Warwick Phillies are seeking to do something that has never been done in their history. Win back-to-back New Era Tournament titles. Last week, they...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Brady Harbach sprints home with a run for the Manheim VFW in their 10U Section One playoff game on Tuesday vs. Solanco.
    Manheim ousted from playoffs

    “It was tough, looking at crying eyes after the game. They didn’t give up, which is a great learning experience.” Those were the words of coach Chad Harbach, whose Manheim VFW 9 and 10-year-olds were eliminated from...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Eric Jeanes is stepping down after five seasons as the Warwick girls lacrosse coach.
    Jeanes resigns as WHS girls lacrosse coach

    Over the winter months, Eric Jeanes did a lot of thinking about his future as the Warwick girls lacrosse head coach. Entering the spring campaign, Jeanes’ mindset was that he would perhaps step back into an assistant...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Jen Teale, shown huddling with her players in a timeout, led Warwick to a 55-44 record over nine seasons as head coach.
    Ready to begin a new chapter in life

    Jen Teale wouldn’t trade 12 years of coaching in the Warwick girls volleyball program for anything. Her passion for the sport and the relationships that she has built since coming on board in 2002 will always be...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • After taking a strong throw from catcher Ian Hart, Lititz shortstop Garret High prepares to put the tag on a Conestoga Valley base runner.
    Post 56’ers show rust in loss to CV

    The Lititz Legion baseball team returned to the diamond on Sunday following a week-long break. The rust was obvious. In the end, four errors and seven walks allowed by Post 56’er pitching were too much for them...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Chance Montgomery and Kyle Zimmerman get congratulations from their teammates after scoring runs in the Warwick Cardinals' 8-4 win over Hempfield Black on Monday night.
    Cards win one-run thriller in 10U playoffs

    Victory over Hempfield sends the Redbirds forward in winner’s bracket The Warwick Cardinals avenged two regular-season losses to Hempfield Black Monday night, holding on for a 7-6 win to advance to the winner’s bracket final in the...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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