• Lititz catcher Zach Shertzer, who delivered a walk-off RBI double in the Oddfellows’ win over Manheim in the LNP Midget Tournament semi-finals last week, prepares to tag out SWS base runner Doug Schneider on a strong throw from outfielder Josh Farina in the finals. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Oddfellows’ run ends in LNP finals

    When the Lititz Oddfellows couldn’t capitalize on a leadoff triple by Josh Farina in the first inning last Friday, there was no sense of panic. It was still early, and surely they would get other chances. On...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • Aubrey Williamson (right), of the Lititz Fury girls soccer team, maneuvers around a defender during a Lititz Summer Showcase game last Sunday at Manheim Township High School. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Cedar Crest College coach raves about Lititz Summer Showcase

    For Cedar Crest College head women’s soccer coach Sarah Wolcott, the annual Lititz Summer Showcase is a must-see event. Typically, she has enjoyed a lot of success over the years recruiting from that tournament. “This is one...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Manheim VFW shortstop Drew Mummau (right) gets a force out on Penn Manor’s Cade Thourot at second base and makes the pivot to complete a fourth-inning double play in his team’s 1-0 victory in the LNP Tournament on Monday night. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Manheim advances to LNP Midget semi-finals

    Gems by Book, Eberly lead Manheim past Penn Manor, 1-0 Cam Eberly provided a defensive play Monday night which will endure in the memories of his Manheim VFW teammates and coaches. Moving from second base to shortstop...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Lititz Oddfellows’ base runner Colin Brubaker beats the throw to Lancaster catcher Alex Polito while scoring on Evan Rohrbach’s two-run base hit in the first inning in Monday night’s LNP Midget Tournament quarterfinal-round game. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Lititz reaches LNP Midget semi-finals

    First-inning rally holds up in Oddfellows’ win over Lancaster The Lititz Oddfellows looked at Monday night’s duel as a championship game. In actuality, it was an LNP Midget Tournament quarterfinal-round match-up, but they know better than to...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Warwick rising senior Nick Coomer tries on a University of Delaware jersey while making a recent visit to the Blue Hens’ football facilities.
    Coomer finds great fit at Delaware

    Nick Coomer learned something about his tastes as he took recruiting visits to Boston College, Michigan State, Syracuse and Temple over the past year. The rising Warwick senior lineman found that the major Division-One schools weren’t really...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Manheim Lions reach LNP championship game

    Finals postponed to Wednesday The baseball post-season for the Manheim Lions 14U team has turned out to be a trio of best-of-three competitions. After a 13-7 regular season, the 4th-seeded Lions matched up against 5th-seeded Solanco in...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Lititz Summer Showcase set for this weekend

    Final preparations are ongoing for the 13th annual Lititz Summer Soccer Showcase, which will be held this Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29. College ID games are slated for Friday night, July 27, at 6, 7, and 8...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Woodridge places runner-up at Fast & Furious Meet

    Manheim places 4th, Lititz Springs takes 8th Woodridge collected eight gold medals and finished second in the overall team standings with 289 points at Manheim’s Fast & Furious Meet last Saturday. Adamstown claimed the title with 406...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Lititz starting pitcher Reed Martin delivers against Ephrata in the District 10 American Legion championship game last Sunday. Photos by Travis Boyd
    Lititz’s comeback falls just short in District 10 finals

    When Lititz suffered a 5-4 walk-off loss to Columbia in the opening round of the District 10 American Legion playoffs last Thursday, the players’ message to one another was to stay positive. “Never stop fighting,” second baseman...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Tyler Marley connects on a base hit for the Warwick Phillies during last week’s LNP Midget-Midget Tournament. Lititz Record file photo
    Phillies ousted from LNP with loss to the Streaks

    As Warwick Phillies skipper Matt Burr can vouch, Manheim Township’s Trey Eckman is one of the top pitchers in the league when he’s on his game. Last Wednesday night was a case in point. The Streaks’ starter...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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