• Sports Writer Bruce Morgan
    March Madness predictions

    For me, it’s a toss-up. My favorite time of year on the sports calendar? It’s either got to be now – with March Madness in full bloom, MLB Opening Day just around the corner, and the National...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • Daniel takes home two PIAA medals

    Finish the event in 4:35. And beat Fleetwood’s Matt Leenhouts to the wall. The Barons’ sophomore did both. As a result, Daniel picked up his second PIAA medal in as many days, taking fourth place in a...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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    No blues for Warwick Swarm

    Warwick junior Devon Berk rumbles forward with the ball, helping the Warwick Swarm Rugby Club defeat the Allentown Blues 40-10 in its first game of the year last Sunday, March 16 at the Warwick Linear Park. The...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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    Whitmyer places 10th at States

    If there’s a word that Warwick bowling coach Bill Bernstein could use to describe Brandi Whitmyer in the final stretch of the season, it’s “unflappable.” Last Friday, that toughness served her well. Despite the occasional bad break...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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    Two State medals for Mitchell

    Warwick swimming coach Mark Daum has a nickname for the Wednesday forenoon session at the PIAA State Championships. ‘Black hole morning’ is what he likes to call it. “The kids aren’t used to competing, let alone at...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • This Cocalico softball player makes a nice over-the-shoulder catch during practice this past week. Photo by Stan Hall
    Slideshow – Athletes in Action

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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    Baseball in a pinch?

    With temperatures getting into the low 60’s earlier this week, the snow on local athletic fields was finally starting to melt away. Still, high school baseball might find itself in a pinch trying to start the season...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Bruce Morgan
    Barons’ three seniors were unsung heroes

    Players retire, they sign elsewhere as free agents, they get traded, or whatever the case may be. For all their differences, this is one area where high school and professional sports are pretty similar. Sure, you have...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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    Barons show ‘guts’ in State playoff loss

    Normally Manheim Central boys basketball coach Chris Sherwood has a month to prepare for what he’s going to say at his team’s year-end banquet. He didn’t have that luxury this season. Not that Sherwood was complaining, mind...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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    Siegrist bows early from State Wrestling

    Manheim Central’s Jared Siegrist seemed to be on track after rallying from a 4-1 deficit against North Hills senior Jonathan Avon in a State Triple-A 160-pound first-round wrestling match last Thursday. The Baron sophomore’s second-period takedown pulled...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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