• Manheim Central senior Taylor Funk (33), shown here scoring against Spring Grove in the District Three 5A playoff quarterfinals, was recently named First-Team All-State by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers. Photo by Mike Shull
    Funk selected First-Team All-State

    In his four years wearing Manheim Central’s maroon and gray colors, Taylor Funk recorded some statistics that will be hard to match. En route to becoming the all-time leading scorer in MC basketball history, the 6-foot-9 center/forward...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Horse show Saturday at Linden Hall

    Years ago, a hot spot for local equestrians during the warmer months was the Linden Hall campus, where a successful horse show series was run at their equestrian facility. Riders and their horses would arrive in the...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Manheim’s Little League season opens April 22

      Manheim Central Little League is planning a day filled with games and activities to mark the opening day of its season on Saturday, April 22. Activities will be held at pool and creek fields located off...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Warwick’s (left to right) Zach Peters, Ethan Norman and catcher Ryan Aukamp (24) hold a mound conference last Friday in their game against Manheim Township. Norman earned a complete-game win against the Streaks, and then Peters went the distance in a win against Hempfield on Monday. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Fourth straight win lifts Warriors into first-place tie

    Peters outduels Hempfield’s Seitz Zach Peters had a lot of adrenaline going through his body in the seventh inning on Monday. You can’t blame him. Warwick’s senior right-hander was just three outs away from a complete-game victory...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Warwick lineman Dakota Johnson-Ortiz (63), shown here blocking with tight end Justin Smith for QB Colin Gibble in 2015, will continue his football career at Lebanon Valley College. Lititz Record file photo
    Johnson-Ortiz set to play for the Dutchmen

    Dakota Johnson-Ortiz thought he was dreaming. This past September, the Warwick senior was still waking up the morning after helping his teammates nearly pull off an upset of Wilson when his cell phone started to hum. It...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Manheim Central grad Derek Hart, shown here long snapping at James Madison University, was recently signed by the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. Photo courtesy of JMU Athletics Communications
    All Hart: Former Barons’ star signs with the Packers

    The phone call that Derek Hart was hoping for came on Monday, March 27. On the other end of the line was Eliot Wolf, the Director of Football Operations for the Green Bay Packers. Hart, a graduate...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Color run in Manheim

    Burgard and Stiegel Elementary Schools will be hosting Color-A-Thon fundraiser color run on May 6. Registration starts at 8 a.m., and the event begins at 9. It will be held at Memorial Park on Adele Avenue. This...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Manheim Central freshman Laura Good, who won four events in the Lady Barons’ big win over L-S on Monday, sprints to victory in the 100 in 13.1 seconds. She also won golds in the 200, long jump and triple jump. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Down to the wire: MC girls’ 4×400 relay clinches win over L-S

    Nothing was decided until the final event. For the Manheim Central and Lampeter-Strasburg girls track and field teams, it would all come down to the 4×400 relay. And in the end, the MC foursome of Autumn Greiner,...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Lititz’s Emily Cameron, shown here competing at the Georgia Fall Invitational last December, finished her career at UGA as an 11-time All-American. Photo courtesy of the University of Georgia
    End of an era: Cameron concludes swimming career by helping Georgia take fourth at NCAAs

    Texas was square in the sights of Lititz’s Emily Cameron and her University of Georgia teammates. After all, it was the Longhorns who ended the Lady Bulldogs’ streak of 103 straight wins at home in mid-January, pulling...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Manheim Central’s Bryce Eberly pitched four strong innings in relief on Monday to nail down the Barons’ 11-4 win over Northern Lebanon in their Section Three opener. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Barons’ offense erupts in 11-4 win over the Vikings

    For the first time this season, the Manheim Central baseball team played with a lead on Monday. And they never looked back. Banging out 13 hits and riding a strong effort from pitchers Drew Mummau and Bryce...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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